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The Ladies of Missalonghi : The Harper Short Novel Series

By: McCullough, Colleen

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 065188

ISBN: 0060157399

Condition: Fine


On one level a classic fairytale. on another a wickedly accurate picture of life in a place where men may dominate, but women rule. Set in Australia at a time before WW I View more info

New Zealand Nautical Yarns

By: McLean, Gavin

Price: $6.75  $6.08

Publisher: New Zealand, Grantham House: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019713

ISBN: 1869340396

Condition: Fine


Nice yarns, nice artwork (including a fine sketch of my last Blue Star Line ship, before I left Blue Star). View more info

Murihiku and the Southern Islands : A History of the West Coast Sounds, Foveaux Strait, Stewart Island, The Snares, Bounty, Antipodes, Auckland, Campbell and MacQuarie Islands, from 1770 to 1829

By: McNab, Robert

Price: $31.50  $28.35

Publisher: Auckland, Wilson Horton:

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 045230

Condition: Good to Very Good


A reproduction of the 1907 original, now a collectible. From early seal hunters until explorers had come and gone; a well researched history of New Zealand's South Island and offshore Island groups. View more info

Journal of an Extedition Into the Interior of Tropical Australi in Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria

By: Mitchell, Lt. Col. Sir T. L.

Price: $22.50  $20.25

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 070552

Condition: Fine


First published 1848. Facsimile edition with fold-out maps. View more info

AUSTRALIAN ACCENT

By: Molnar, George

Price: $7.20  $6.48

Publisher: Chatto And Windus London 1959: 1959

Seller ID: 005454I


5th impression VG/VG 203 pages, illust. View more info

COOPER'S CREEK

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Harper & Row New York 1963: 1963

Seller ID: 005457I


1st edition. VG in Chpped DJ 222 pages, illust., endpaper map. View more info

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SYDNEY : The Story of a City

By: Moorhouse, Geoffrey

Price: $14.40  $12.96

Publisher: Harcourt New York 1999: 1999

Seller ID: 007128I

ISBN: 0151006016

Condition: As New


1st US edition. Hardbound F/F ( as new) One of those terrible 'untrimmed page edges' books that to me spoils the reading.Pity, it's a good read. View more info

Aboriginal Paintings from Australia

By: Mountford, Charles P. (Introduction)

Price: $2.70  $2.43

Publisher: New York, Mento-Unesco: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 031954

Condition: Fine


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PLATYPUS : The Extraordinary Story of How a Curios Creature Baffled the World

By: Moyal, Ann

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Crows Nest NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2001: 2001

Seller ID: 011554


Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. First Edition. The Australian icon, a small aquatic mammal which, unlike any other living mammal excepting its fellow monotreme, the echidna, lays eggs.An animal that confounded international bioligists for 90 years, and was not bred in captivity until 1999.Includes glossary, sources and index in 226 pages. View more info

Western Australia's Tempestuous History Volume 1 (card covers) & Vol 2 (Hardcover)

By: Nairn, John Edited By Robin A. Foulds

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Perth, North Stirling Press: 1976

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 036526

Condition: Very Good


Volume one is card cover over tanned newsprint papers & Volume 2 a clean laminated board covers. View more info

The Cruise of the 'Acheron' : Her Majesty's Steam Vessel on Survey in New Zealand Waters, 1848-51

By: Natusch, Sheila

Price: $31.50  $28.35

Publisher: New Zealand, Whitcoulls: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060053

ISBN: 0723305501

Condition: As New


Surveyed NZ over four years . Lavishly illustrated. 190pp View more info

The Great Ocean Road : Scenic and Historic Views

By: Neil J. Leed

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: Australia, Offset Alpine: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 074054

ISBN: 0646357778

Condition: Fine


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Sea Australia : A Journey of Discovery

By: Parish, Steve

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Queensland, Steve Parish Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048201

ISBN: 1875932623

Condition: As New


Stunning photography on, over and under the sea...264pp View more info

Round About New Zealand : Being Notes from a Journal of Three Years (1883-6) Wanderings in the Antipodes

By: Payton, E. W.

Price: $225.00  $202.50

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038342

Condition: Very Good


Twenty original tissue guarded illustrations by the author. Crest of Blundell's School, Tiverton, Devon (founded by Peter Blundell in1604) to front board with Latin motto on ribbon 'Petrus Blundellus Fundator'. Tan calf, armorial crest gilt to front board, gilt rules, dentelles, five ribbed spine, decorated compartments, endpapers and all edges marbled. Wear to edges. Binding tight, pages unmarked. A lovely copy of this uncommon and interesting travelogue. Foldin... View more info

THE WRECK OF THE BARQUE STEFANO

By: Rathe, Gustave

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: Edinburgh, Canongate Press: 1992

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 013055S

Condition: VG+


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THE WRECK OF THE BARQUE STEFANO

By: Rathe, Gustave

Price: $5.85  $5.27

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux New York 1992: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 022263

Condition: Nr VG


Bookbowed with lean. Action and adventure off the north west cape of Australia in 1875 View more info

IN SEARCH OF AUSTRALIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC

By: Reader's Digest

Price: $7.20  $6.48

Publisher: Reader's Digest Assoc. London: 1990

Seller ID: 005993I

Condition: Very Good Plus


Tight, clean, unmarked. Illustrated throughout View more info

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The Floating Brothel : The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts

By: Rees, Sian

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Hyperion Press: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 020198

ISBN: 0-7868-6787-6

Condition: Very Good


A seafaring story with a twist--the incredible voyage of a shipload of "disorderly girls" and the men who transported them, fell for them, and sold them. This riveting work of rediscovered history tells for the first time the plight of the female convicts aboard the Lady Julian, which set sail from England in 1789 and arrived in Australia's Botany Bay a year later. The women, most of them petty criminals, were destined for New South Wales to provide its hordes of lonely ... View more info

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The Floating Brothel : The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts

By: Rees, Sian

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Hyperion Press: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 023333

ISBN: 0-7868-6787-6

Condition: Nr Fine


A seafaring story with a twist--the incredible voyage of a shipload of "disorderly girls" and the men who transported them, fell for them, and sold them. This riveting work of rediscovered history tells for the first time the plight of the female convicts aboard the Lady Julian, which set sail from England in 1789 and arrived in Australia's Botany Bay a year later. The women, most of them petty criminals, were destined for New South Wales to provide its hordes of lonely ... View more info

Pageant of the Pacific : Being the Maritime History of Australasia : In Two (2) Volumes

By: Rhodes, Captain F.

Price: $247.50  $222.75

Publisher: Sydney, F. J. Thwaites (Pty.) Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Editions

Seller ID: 036866

Condition: Fine


Great chapter headings! Examples are 1498--1605 Spice and Plunder; 1630-1768 Buccaneers, Privateers and Land Sharks; 1788-1791 Enter the Convict; 1804-1810 Seals and Sandalwood; 1811-817 Pearls and Pirates; 1847-1850 Guano and Gold; and with appendices of names, dates, governors and indexes of ships, places, persons and subjects. These in Volume I; Vol II continues. View more info