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When the Steamers Came to Tathra

by Gallo, Beatrice

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Published
1992
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Very Good
ISBN
9780646121406
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Candelo, NSW: Inkwell Publishing, 1992. Oblong format, unpaged, 28 pages. There is a small fleck on the title page, else pristine. "History of the Tathra area, begun as a port for Merimbula and its environs over 130 years ago. Pencil sketches illustrate the text. Ages 10-adult." (NLA). Stapled Wraps. Very Good. Illus. by Barnett, Ray (illustrator). 8vo… Read more
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Pictorial History Bega Valley Shire

by Swinbourne, Helen & Judy Winters

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Published
2002
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Very Good
ISBN
9780908272662
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Alexandria, NSW: Kingsclear Books, 2002. Oblong format, 123 pages, illustrated. A clean, unmarked and solid copy which could pass as new. "Pictorial History Bega Valley Shire is the first photographic book of the shire to be produced and has been achieved with the assistance of the Bega Valley Shire Council. Bega, Bemboka, Bermagui, Candelo, Cobargo, Eden, Merimbula and Pambula are… Read more
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That Little Train: The Puffing Billy Railway 1900-1953

by Cuffley, Peter

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Published
1987
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Very Good
ISBN
9780867881363
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AU$32.40

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Fitzroy Victoria: The Five Mile Press, 1987. 236 pages,indexed and illustrated, maps on end papers and paste downs. The front end paper is lightly cocked, a printer's fault, else a clean, unmarked and solid copy. A detailed history of the Puffing Billy Railway line and train from 1900-1953. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12"… Read more
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Hospitals Are People. The History of Mooroopna and District Base Hospital.

by Nice, Geoffrey

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780725601645
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Melbourne: Hawthorn Press, 1976. 215 pages, indexed, photographs. A clean, unmarked and solid copy. "This is the history of Mooroopna and District Base Hospital. The hospital began in 1876 as a small wooden hut containing two beds on the bank of the Goulburn River. The book covers its history up to 1974." (Trove). Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo -… Read more
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Richmond and East Melbourne Sketchbook

by Carroll, Brian

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780727002174
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Adelaide: Rigby, 1976. The jacket suffers from loss at the head of the spine which has been repaired with sticky tape,; there is alos loss to the head's outer edge. The head of the back cover is lightly crushed. Inetranlly the book is clean, unamarked and solid. 62 pages. A title in Rigby's 'Sketchbook' series. "Sketches of historic buildings… Read more
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Country Life: A History of Broadford And District 1891 - 1981

by McDonald, Eric H.

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Published
1981
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As New
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AU$19.80

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Euroa, Vic: Euroa Gazette Printer, 1981. 79 pages, includes photographs. The title is taken from the cover. On what might be the title page: Country life : a history of Broadford & district 1891-198. written at the suggestion of members of the Broadford By Eric H. McDonald which mainly contains extracts from the 'Broadford Courier" in its existence as a… Read more
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Early Swan River Colony

by Calder, Mary E.

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780727003485
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Adelaide: Rigby Limited, 1977. 64 pages, illustrated. A previous owner has used masking tape towarsd the tail of the front flap to hold down the jacket; there is a remnant 7cm sticky tape marl towards the tail of the front hinge, which has left a stain on the front end paper, and next to that, a small piece of masking… Read more
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A Brief History (Thompsons of Castlemaine)

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38 pages. A series of articles by different authors on aspects of the history of Thompsons Engineering Works of Castlemaine. No publications date, editor or publisher offered and I could find no reference to it in either Trove, the National Library or via a google search. 1992 is the latest date in the Contents' page, so I'm assuming this… Read more
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The Streets of Melbourne from Early Photographs

by McIntosh, Peter

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Fine
ISBN
9780909917531
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AU$18.00

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Melbourne: The Herald and Weekly Times No date offered, 1984 or 1985. "As a contribution to Victoria's 150th Anniversary, the Australian Oil Industry commissioned Photostory to carry outWalk Projects in Melbourne, Bendigo, Swan Hill and Port Fairy and to produce this book Streets of Mebourne" (Back Cover) A series of restored photographs of Eraly Melbourne.. Soft Cover. Fine. Illus. by… Read more
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image of Hawker's Heritage: a Brief Glimpse of the History Behimnd Hawker and District as it Appears Today.

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Hawker South Australia: Hawker Area School, 1986. Unpaginated, 78 pages, plus fold out plan of the school, illustrated. At the head, the first three plastic spirals are missing, at the tail, the last one, which makes turining the pages awkward, else clean and unmarked. Hawker's Heritage was written and compiled by students and staff of Hawker Area School and… Read more
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A History of Camberwell

by Blainey, Geoffrey

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780850911244
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Melbourne: Lothian Publishing Company, 1980. 134 pages, indexed, illustrated. A clean, unmarked and solid copy. "A study of the development of Camberwell (Victoria) until 1980. Revised edition.". Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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image of The Pennyweight Kids : Why did more than 200 children die at Forest Creek, Victoria, and who were they? 1830 The Ancestors - The Descendants 1930.

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Castlemaine Victoria: Castlemaine Mail (Printer), 1988. 116 pages, illustrated. There is minor underlining, highlighting and annotations, but generally a clean and solid copy. On the front cover: "The Pennyweight kids 1852-1857" "The cemetery occupies about an acre of land at Pennyweight Flat, on the outskirts of Castlemaine in central Victoria. When gold was discovered in the 1850’s, it was to… Read more
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image of The Log of the Circumnavigation of Van Diemen's Land By Captain James Kelly 1814-1815 and Other Accounts of Early Exploration of the west and North Coast of Tasmania taken from Tasmanian Parliamentary Papers.

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Hobart: A.B. Caudell Government Printer., 1986. ix 57 pages, includes fold out map. With diminishing severity, the head's outer edge is creased and bumped from the front cover up to page 14, and is quite pronounced (and ugly) up to page 4. In its favour it is a clean, unmarked and solid copy. "Text consists of fascimile reproductions of… Read more
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AU$21.60
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Rupanyup Over the Past Hundred years 1870 - 1970

by Teasdale, John R. (comp. and ed.)

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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[Rupanyup Vic]: Rupanyup Centenary Committee, 1970. 83 pages, illustrated. Apart from an ownership inscription a clean, unmarked and solid copy. On the title page: 'Produced under direction ofthe Rupanyup Centenary Committeein conjunction with the Centenary Celebrations 4th to 11th, 1970' Historical record of Rupanyup, and the people. CONTENTS: The early settlers arrive The township of Rupanyup The stations… Read more
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Port Arthur Through the Artist's Eyes : a Collection of Twenty Photo-Lithographic Etchings of Port Arthur, Tasmania

by Anderson, I.G (Presented and Annotated By Coultman Smith)

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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Hobart, Tasmania: Mercury Press (printer), 1948. The edges are lightly bumped and the front covers suffers from very light insect damage, else a clean, unmarked and solid copy. 24 pages, each page contains an etching depicting a Port Arthur building, with annotations by Coultman Smith. Dedication by I.G. Anderson on front paste down.First Edition. "I. G. Anderson (1890… Read more
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There Are Not Many Votes in Books. A History of The Castlemaine Library 1855-1996

by Annear, Robyn & Ballinger, Robyn

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Published
1996
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780646296562
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Castlemaine, Vic: Friends of the Castlemaine Library, 1996. 96 pages, illustrated. Apart froman ownership signature, a page reference on the back paste down and a circular Castlemaine Mechanics Institute stamp, a clean, unmarked and solid copy. This must be Robyn Annear's first publication, " author of five books of history, including Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne and Nothing but Gold: The… Read more
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Castlemaine The North-End: Some Early History

by Bradfield, R.A.

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ISBN
9780959915389
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Castlemaine: Castlemaine Mail (Printer) There is an ownership signature on the title page, and exactly halfthe booklet suffers from light creasing along the head's outer edge. No date offered, 1978. Unpaged, 52 pages, illustrated. As the title implies, a brief early history of Castlemaine's North-End.. Stapled Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Historical Buildings of Mansfield. Revised Edition

by Mansfield Historical Society (comp)

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Published
1984
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Fine
ISBN
9780959039207
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Mansfield Victoria: Mansfield Historical Society, 1984. 19 pages, illustrated. A clean, unmarekd and solid copy. This is the second edition of Historical Buildings of Mansfield, originally published in 1983. No date is given with the booklet, and the two dates are taken from Trove.. Stapled Wraps. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Glimpses of Early Sunshine: Dawn of a District from Aboriginal Times to 1901

by Popp, Edith

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Published
1979
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Very Good
ISBN
9780959598902
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Sunshine: Sunshine and District Historical Society, 1979. 112 pages, including index and bibliography, illustrated. Apart from and ownership signature, a clean, unmarled and solid copy. As the title imples, a brief history of Sunshine. "First chapter details the landscape of the west Melbourne area and the Aboriginal people who lived there. Includes locality and language table and some references to… Read more
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Guilford: Some Early History

by Bradfield, R.A.

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Published
1988
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Very Good
ISBN
9780959450972
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[Guilfod, Vic]: Raymond A. Bradfield, 1988. 52 pages illustrated . There are two ownership stamps on the front cover and an ownership signature on the title page; there is intermittent minor underscoring and page 52, once blank, has been filled with biro annotations, which could be family history related. Overall a not quite very good copy.Full title is: Guildford… Read more
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