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  • Australia: Its Rise, Progress and Present Condition
    $27.50 Australia: Its Rise, Progress and Present Condition
    CD record Written by William Westgarth in 1861, this volume is described as consisting chiefly of the articles Australasia and Australia of the 'Encyclopaedia Britannica'. These articles have been revised or rewritten, so as...
  • Colonial Facts and Fictions
    $29.50 Colonial Facts and Fictions
    CD record [1 CD (332 pages)]Written by Mark Kershaw in 1886, this book is both a light-hearted and more serious look at life in Australia and New Zealand. He covers a wide range of topics - Adventures with a boomerang, A...
  • Larrikins:  A History
    $35.00 Larrikins: A History
    Format: Book Author: Melissa Bellanta ISBN: 9780702239120 Year of publication:2012 From the true-blue Crocodile Hunter to the blue humour of Stiffy and Mo, from the Beaconsfield miners to The Sentimental Bloke, Australia...
  • Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies
    $29.50 Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies
    CD record [1 CD (754 pages)]Published in 1843, this book by James Backhouse details his travels and observations in Australia between 1831 and 1838. During his time here, he kept a journal, recording notes on religious...
  • Native Tribes of South-East Australia
    $34.50 Native Tribes of South-East Australia
    CD record [1 CD (861 pages)]Published in 1904, this book by anthropologist Alfred William Howitt is based on 40 years work which commenced with explorations in Central Australia. It is still considered an important work for...
  • Old Colonials
    $23.50 Old Colonials
    CD record 1 CD - (294 pages)Published in1891, this book by Alexander J Boyd describes life in the Queensland bush as witnessed by him during his time as a school inspector and journalist. The collection of sketches of...
  • Our Australian Colonies
    $27.50 Our Australian Colonies
    CD record [1 CD (352 pages)]'Our Australian Colonies' by Samuel Mossman, traces the history of Australia's progress to 1865. He had a long and familiar acquaintance with each of the colonies and their people, having visited...
  • Pictures of the Past: Memories of Men I Have Met and Places I Have Seen
    $29.50 Pictures of the Past: Memories of Men I Have Met and Places I Have Seen
    CD record [1 CD (562 pages)]Written by Francis H Grundy in 1879, this book gives an overview of the author's life as an engineer in England as well as his time in New South Wales and Queensland. Topics covered include: ...
  • Round the Compass in Australia
    $27.50 Round the Compass in Australia
    CD record [1 CD (463 pages)] Consisting largely of articles appearing first in journals and then published in 1892 as a complete work, Gilbert Parker gives a glimpse of life and social conditions at the time in Australia...
  • Under the Southern Cross
    $30.00 Under the Southern Cross
    Format: Book Author: Geoff Hocking ISBN: 9781743007952 Year of publication: 2012 The Australian character has been wrought by sedition. In the 18th and 19th centuries, Britain sent boatloads of transportees to Australian...
  • Wanderings South and East
    $22.50 Wanderings South and East
    CD record Published in 1882, Wanderings South and East is a descriptive record of four years travel by Walter Coote 'in the less known Countries and Islands of the Southern and Eastern Hemispheres'. The book is divided...
  • Whale Oil Guards
    $19.50 Whale Oil Guards
    CD record [1 CD - (159 pages)] Written in 1918 by John Joseph Kennedy, the padre of the 53rd Battalion of the AIF - nicknamed in January 1917, The Whale Oil Guards. It is the story of the 53rd Battalion, the Green and...
  • Wild Colonial Boys
    $30.00 Wild Colonial Boys
    Format: Book Author: Geoff Hocking ISBN: 9781743006344 Year of publication: 2012 Wild Colonial Boys offers a bold and exciting look at the bushranging period of Australia’s colonial history.It takes the reader on a...

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