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IN SEARCH OF AUSTRALIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC

By: Reader's Digest

Price: $7.20

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

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

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  $212.50

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

Sojourners: Flowers and the Wide Sea The Epic Story of China's Centuries-Old Relationship With Australia

By: Rolls, Eric

Price: $45.00  $10.00

Publisher: Queensland, Australia, Univ of Queensland Pr: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049733

ISBN: 0702224782

Condition: As New


Lengthy research from the marvellous early sea trade to the first news of gold. This is the first of two titles covering the subject; the other, 'Citizens' covers the years from 1888 to the present. Fascinating! View more info

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Uncovering Australia: Archaeology, Indigenous People and the Public

By: Sarah Colley

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Washington D. C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 072169

ISBN: 1588340589

Condition: Fine


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Tales of the Troopers : Stories from the Wild Colonial Days

By: Schmaal, Jean

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Wakefield Kent Town South Aust. 1999: 1999

Seller ID: 006849I


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In Tasmania

By: Shakespeare, Nicholas

Price: $29.25

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press: 2006

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038610

ISBN: 1-58567-720-5

Condition: As New


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The Discovery of Australia

By: Sharp, Andrew

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, Oxford Clarendon Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059526

Condition: As New


Traces the discovery by excerpts from original documents and charts. 338pp View more info

From N to Z : a Humerous Survey of New Zealand : Revised and Enlarged

By: Smith, Carl V.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Wellington, Hicks Smith & Sons: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 014978

Condition: Very Good


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Sovereign Hill : Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

By: Smithers, Helen (Editor)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Sovereign Hill Museums Assoc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 073724

ISBN: 0909874174

Condition: As New


The gold rush museum down under! View more info

THE PASSAGE MAKERS : The History of the Black Ball Line of Australian Packets 1852-1871

By: Stammers, Michael K.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Teredo Books Great Britain: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001625I

ISBN: 090366206x

Condition: Very Good Minus


First 130 pages wavy from damp storage; unaffects text or illustrations. Light page edge foxing. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated endpapers. Treats with the ships and captains, crews, and emigrants both in the days of the Gold Rush and afterwards. View more info

THE PASSAGE MAKERS : The History of the Black Ball Line of Australian Packets 1852-1871

By: Stammers, Michael K.

Price: $45.00  $10.00

Publisher: Teredo Books Great Britain: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 062855

ISBN: 090366206x

Condition: Near Fine


Treats with the ships and captains, crews, and emigrants both in the days of the Gold Rush and afterwards. Basis for 'The Onedin Line'. Minor soiling to page edges. View more info

The History and Description of SYDNEY HARBOUR

By: Stephensen, P.R.

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Angus & Robertson Adelaide 1967: 1967

Edition: F

Seller ID: 001271I


1st edition. VG/-Black cloth,gilt spine title,no jacket. Dated but well described historically,and well illustrated. View more info

SYDNEY, : The Official Guide

By: Sydney Tourist Information Program

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney Tourism Pty. Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018714

Condition: New


It's a free publication when you get there..but if you want to plan ahead? View more info

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The Singing Line: Tracking the Australian Adventures of My Intrepid Victorian Ancestors

By: Thomson, Alice

Price: $5.85

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 042245

ISBN: 0-385-49059-3

Condition: Fine


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The Explorers: Stories of Discovery and Adventure from the Australian Frontier

By: Tim F. Flannery

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Newy York, Grove Press: 2000

Seller ID: 067215

ISBN: 0802137199

Condition: Very Good


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Sailormen's Ghosts : The Abrolhos Islands in Three Hundred Years of Romance, History and Adventure

By: Uren, Malcolm

Price: $36.00  $1.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Robertson & Mullens Limited: 1944

Edition: Fifth

Seller ID: 045550

Condition: Good to Very Good


Tanned wartime paper. A visit and research undertaken in 1938. See 'Wreck of Batavia". View more info

CHANGES IN LATITUDE, An Uncommon Anthropology.

By: Varawa, Joana McIntyre

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press New York 1989: 1989

Seller ID: 003204I


1st edition. VG+/VG+. 274 pages, illust. View more info

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A Long Way Home: The Life And Adventures Of The Convict Mary Bryant

By: Walker, Mike

Price: $31.50

Publisher: U. K., John Wiley & Sons Inc: 2005

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 044766

ISBN: 0470093463

Condition: New


Highwaywoman sentenced and deported on the First Fleet, escaping in the open boat 3,500m voyage View more info