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Image for THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE By the Honourable J.T. LANG, M.l.a., Premier of New South Wales on 19th March, 1932

THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE By the Honourable J.T. LANG, M.l.a., Premier of New South Wales on 19th March, 1932

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Department of Main Roads, NSW: 1982

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 2019047

Condition: Very Good


This is a facsimile edition of the original booklet published to celebrate the Official Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The booklet is in very good condition with many b/w photos taken on the day. Of historical significance. View more info

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN AT WAR

By: Adam-Smith Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson aUSTRALIA: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010009

ISBN: 0 17 006408 5

Condition: Very Good


Heavy book, may incur additional postage. A history of how women have responded to war, from 1900 to 1945. View more info

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THE ANZAC CONNECTION

By: Ball Desmond (Edited by)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: George Allan and Unwin, Sydney: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012413

ISBN: 086861503X

Condition: Excellent


Published in the wake of the controversy over New Zealand's anti=nuclear stance and the question of its place in the ANZUS Treaty, this collection surveys the strategic situation of Australia and New Zealand in the 1980s.In it, a panel of experts from both sides of the Tasman examine the extent to chich the two nations constitute in reality a single strategic entity, the background to their defence policies and problems, the areas of overlap and of difference between the... View more info

HORSEMAN, PASS BY The Australian Light Horse in World War 1

By: Baly Lindsay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spellmont, UK: 2004

Seller ID: 2017033

ISBN: 1862272557

Condition: Excellent


Well researched and presented account of the Australian Light Horse in World War 1 covering their time in Egypt, Gallipoli and Palestine. Includes maps and photographs of the time. View more info

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100 YEARS OF AVIATION The Australian Experience, The Proceedings of the 2003 RAAF History Conference, Held in Canberra on 4-5 August 2003

By: Brent Wing Commander Keith Edited By

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Aerospace Centre, Canberra: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012378

ISBN: 0642265879

Condition: Excellent


100 Years of Aviation, The Australian Military Experience, The Proceedings of the 2003, RAAF History Conference, Held in Canberra on 4-5 August, 2003. View more info

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THE LAND BOOMERS

By: Cannon Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Press: 1967

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2019029

Condition: Very Good


Very good condition, has plastic cover, small printed name in front, tight binding, clean pages. Interesting and very well researched account of the early land boom in the late 1800's in Victoria and Melbourne. View more info

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THE ANTIPODES OBSERVED Artists of Australia 1788-1850

By: Cedric Flower

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sun Books Australia:

Seller ID: 2019060

ISBN: 0725104023

Condition: Very Good


Well researched and beautifully presented with thirty seven colour plates and eighty two black and while illustrations this is a little treasure for the lover of Australian history. There is a wealth of knowledge of Australian History as well as the biography of each of the artists in this book View more info

EVIE HAYES And I Loves Ya Back

By: Crampton John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012361

ISBN: 0207174059

Condition: Excellent


The story of the Australian show business legend Evie Hayes as well as a record of the history of Australian theatre and television. Filled with fascinating memorabilia, theatre programmes, song sheets and over 180 photographs. View more info

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THE FEDERATION CATALOGUE Household Life in Australia 1890-1915

By: Cuffley Peter

Price: $33.00

Publisher: The Five Mile Press Aust.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017019

ISBN: 186463099x

Condition: As New


Using Catalogues of the day which performed a vital function in showing customers all the latest available goods, from toothpaste and toys to pianos and bedroom suites the author provides a vivid picture as well as an informative text of social life of the Federation Era in Australian History. Can be used as a text for historical reading or as an aide for the collector of all things Australiana. View more info

A GREMLIN ON MY SHOULDER The Story of an Australian Fighter Pilot

By: Cundy Ron

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Australian Military History Publications, Australia: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2012328

ISBN: 1876439386

Condition: Excellent


Against all odds, Ron Cundy became a fighter pilot and completed many operational combat missions against some of Germany's highest scoring fighter aces. He was thrice decorated, being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Distinguished Flying Medal and was Mentioned in Dispatches for gallantry in action against the enemy. View more info

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PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE

By: Daws Gavan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012297

ISBN: 074328528x

Condition: Excellent


The Japanese army took over 140,000 military prisoners in the Second World War in the Pacific, British, Australian, American and Dutch. One in four died at the hands of their captors. Gavan Daws combined ten years of documentary research and hundreds of interviews with POWs on three continents to write this shattering re creation of the Allied experience. View more info

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GALLIPOLI TO THE SOMME The Story of C.E.W. BEAN

By: Dudley McCarthy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: John Ferguson, Sydney: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019066

ISBN: 0909134588

Condition: Excellent-very Good


Very good condition, tight binding, clean pages. Personal library label on front inside board, Very well researched and presented biography of C.E.W. BEAN, official war correspondent during World War 1 for Australia during the Gallipoli and Western Front campaigns. View more info

The Federation House A Restoration Guide

By: Evans,Ian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Flannel Flower Press: 1986

Seller ID: 013290

Condition: Excellent


The Federation House A Restoration Guide by Evans is 160 crisp pp of information, book just touching a kilo to post, dj in protective wrap. Sections include walls roof glass joinery plaster pressed metal hardware lighting & quite a few more plus references & glossary. View more info

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AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTERS Revised and Updated

By: Grattan Michelle Edited By

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Holland Australia: 2001

Seller ID: 2017043

ISBN: 1864367563

Condition: Very Good


Well researched and presented account of all Australian Prime Ministers untill publication. Part profile, part political analysis, twenty-one historians, biographers and political analysysts discuss those who have reached Ausralia's highest public office and the forces that have shaped them. View more info

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KISCH IN AUSTRALIA The Untold Story

By: Hiedi Zogbaum

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Scribe Publications Melbourne: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019085

ISBN: 1920769358

Condition: Very Good


good condition, small sticker with name and address of previous owner. clean pages and tight binding. An interesting account of one political incident in Australia in the 1930's. View more info

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WAR DIARY 1942

By: Johnston George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins: 1984

Seller ID: 2012464

ISBN: 0002173239

Condition: Very Good


1942 was a crucial year for Australia, it was under the direct threat of invasion and was the year of the New Guinea campaign although in this diary George Johnston's immediate observations and insights of day-to-day conflicts and the disease, hunger and conditions faced by individual servicemen. View more info

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A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF CANTERBURY BANKSTOWN

By: Lawrence Joan, Madden Brian and Muir Leslie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingsclear Books Australia: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019011

ISBN: 0908272553

Condition: Very Good


Very well researched and presented history of the Canterbury Bankstown area including Aboriginal history, Aboriginal Pathways, white settlement, early Inns of Bankstown and so much more. View more info

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BUSH BASHERS

By: Len Beadell

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Rigby Australia: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019032

ISBN: 0851791530

Condition: Very Good


The author tells the story of 1000 miles of road building in outback Australia. A fascinating account of this mamoth task and the hardships endured along the way. View more info

ALMA DOEPEL The History of An Australian Schooner 1903-1975

By: McDonell Captain Ralph

Price: $85.00

Publisher: R. McDonell Australia:

Inscription: Signed by Ships Captain

Seller ID: 012720

ISBN: 0731619315

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Ships captain and dated 1990. Book is in very good condition with plastic sleeve for protection. The "Alma Doepel" was built of timber from the forests of the Bellinger Valley in northern NSW, the design being sketched by Frederick Doepel on his kitchen table. The ship had a long history of trading in the waters of Bass Strait and the Tasman Sea as well as seeing the war out with the Australian Army. Rescued as a floating hulk in 1976 the Alma Doep... View more info

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WALKING WITH THE ANZACS A Guide to Australian Battlefields on the Western Front

By: Mclachlan Mat

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hatchette Australia: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2017051

ISBN: 0734409079

Condition: Excellent


Excellent Conldition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, Well researched and presented guide representing fourteen walking tours of the most important sites for Australians on the Western Front. Maps and photos support the text. BOOK SIGNED BY AUTHOR. View more info