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1788 Watkin Tench
1788 Watkin Tench: Comprising a Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay and a Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson
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Watkin Tench stepped ashore at Botany Bay with the First Fleet in January 1788. He was in his late twenties, a captain of the marines, and on the adventure of ...
A History of New South Wales: Settlement to 1844
A History of New South Wales: From Its Settlement to the Year 1844
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In two volumes, Thomas Henry Braim’s History of New South Wales from Its Settlement to the close of the year 1844 gives a comprehensive look at this period of the history of New South Wales ...
Vacation Tour at the Antipodes
A Vacation Tour at the Antipodes Through Victoria,Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland and New Zealand in 1861-1862
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Written in 1863 by Benjamin Arthur Heywood, this book describes the author's tour in 1861-1862 through Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland and New Zealand ...
An Historical and Statistical Account of New South Wales
An Historical and Statistical Account of New South Wales
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Published in 1875, the fourth edition of this historic work includes the changes that occurred since the third edition of 1852. As with the first edition of 1834, John Dunmore Lang wrote this edition of over 1,000 pages almost entirely at sea ...
Australia & New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand
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An 1873 of tour of Australia by Anthony Trollope, the famous English novelist whose books illuminate virtually every aspect.
Australian Aldine Histories Set
Australian Aldine Histories Set: New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia
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These valuable historical and biographical volumes resources are now gathered together as a value set.
Australian Cyclopedias Compendium Set
Australian Cyclopedias Compendium Set
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The Australian Cyclopedias are an incredibly important resource for all historians researching Australian history, but just what are they, and what do they contain ...
Botany Bay: Where Histories Meet
Botany Bay: Where Histories Meet
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Botany Bay is renowned as the site of Captain Cook's first landing on the east coast of New Holland in 1770, infamous as the place chosen by the British ...
Breaking the Bank: An Extraordinary Colonial Robbery
Breaking the Bank: An Extraordinary Colonial Robbery
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A true story, this is a fast-paced history of Colonial Sydney that tells the extraordinary account of the country's largest ever bank robbery and the people caught up in its wake ...
Buried Alive Sydney 1788-92
Buried Alive: Sydney 1788-92: Eyewitness Accounts of the Making of a Nation
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'The men, thus armed and painted, drew themselves up in a line on the beach  and each man had a green bough in his hand as a sign of ...
Captain Bligh's Petticoat Mutiny
Captain Bligh's Petticoat Mutiny
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This book is not about the ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ but rather another of the four mutinies that Captain Bligh was involved in.
Colonial Ambition: Foundations of Aust Democracy
Colonial Ambition: Foundations of Australian Democracy
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'Colonial Ambition' tells the story of the politicians and would-be politicians of Sydney, who were driven by a determination to lift themselves and their new colony to a higher level.
Excursions in NSW, WA and VDL 1830-33
Excursions in New South Wales, Western Australia and Van Dieman's Land 1830-33
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The Excursions in New South Wales, Western Australia and Van Diemans Land was written by Lieut. Breton, R. N. It was published to give people who were considering settling in the Australian colonies a realistic and practical view of what the colonies were like ...
Freedom on the Fatal Shore: Australia's First Colony
Freedom on the Fatal Shore: Australia's First Colony
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'Freedom on the Fatal Shore' brings together John Hirst's two books on the early history of New South Wales. Both are classic accounts which have had a profound effect on the understanding of Australian history. This new book combines both of these classic works into a single volume ...
Guide to the City of Sydney and Pleasure Resorts of New South Wales
Guide to the City of Sydney and Pleasure Resorts of New South Wales
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The Guide to Sydney provides wide ranging information for visitors to Sydney. It covers historical aspects ...
Handbook to New South Wales 1858
Handbook to the Colony of New South Wales 1858
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This small, but very useful book was published as a guide to potential emigrants to New South Wales, and it tells the history and current state (as at 1858) of the colony very concisely ...
Historic Sydney: The Founding of Australia
Historic Sydney: The Founding of Australia
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Sydney, The early days of an Olympic city. A fascinating narrative of Sydney's past based in historical records and early pictures. The informative and entertaining text is written by an award-winning author with a vivid eye for detail ...
Historical Records of NSW Volume 1
Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 1
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The Historical Records of New South Wales volume covers the period 1762 to 1792 and includes extracts from the log book of Captain Cook in the Endeavour, as well as including material relating to transportation, the First Fleet, nature of the country, the natives ...
Historical Records of NSW Volume 2
Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 2
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Published in 1893, the second volume covers the period 1793 to 1795, devoted mainly to the three years between the departure of Phillip and the arrival of Hunter. As with the first volume in the series, it consists of many letters covering the events of the time, maps, muster rolls, the Macarthur Papers ...
Historical Records of NSW Volume 3
Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 3
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The Historical Records of New South Wales are published with the object of affording the fullest information obtainable concerning the foundation, progress, and government of the mother colony of Australia. Published in 1895, the third volume covers the period 1796 to 1799 ...
Historical Records of NSW Volume 4
Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 4
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The Historical Records of New South Wales are published with the object of affording the fullest information obtainable concerning the foundation, progress, and government of the mother colony of Australia. Published in 1896, the fourth volume covers the period 1800 to 1802 ...
Historical Records of NSW Volume 5
Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 5
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Published in 1897, the fifth volume in the Historial Records of New South Wales series covers the period 1803 to 1805. It encompasses the main part of King’s term as governor – a period "of remarkable activity and importance". As with the earlier volumes, it contains letters and other official documents, maps and photographs ...
Historical Records of NSW Volume 6
Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 6
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The Historical Records of New South Wales are published with the object of providing a comprehensive history on the colony. Published in 1898, the sixth volume covers the period 1806 to 1808  and contains information on the arrival of Bligh, the interest of Joseph Banks in the colony, Bligh's arrest and return home ...
Historical Records of NSW Volume 7
Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 7
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Published in 1901, the seventh volume in this series covers the period 1809 to 1811 – the administration of Lieutenant-Governor Paterson and the opening years of Governor Macquarie. Again, the extensive collection of letters, despatches and State papers provide an interesting insight into all facets of the colony ...
Historical Records of NSW volumes 1-7
Historical Records of New South Wales Volumes 1-7
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The Historical Records of New South Wales are published with the object of affording the fullest information obtainable concerning the foundation, progress, and government of the mother colony of Australia. The set of seven volumes covering the period 1762 to 1811 tell the story of exploration, convicts, the administrators, ...
Juggernaut!: Sydney in the Wild Days
Juggernaut!: A Story of Sydney in the Wild Days of the Steam Trams
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At the turn of the century steam trams were making 1200 daily journeys through the City and carrying some 70 million passengers each year. More than just a convenient means ...
Road Guide New South Wales c1939
Motor Road Guide Southern New South Wales c1939
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The Motor Road Guide to Southern NSW was designed for use by motorists during a trip. The 230 maps show distances, turn-offs, railway and water crossings as well as points of interest ...
New South Wales & Queensland
New South Wales and Queensland
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Anthony Trollope, the famous English novelist, also wrote travel books. In 1873 he published 'New South Wales and Queensland'. This book includes descriptions of various places in the states of New South Wales and Queensland.
Orphans of History: Forgotten Children
Orphans of History: The Forgotten Children of the First Fleet
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In a poignant and focused re-examination of the First Fleet, Holden has told the story of approximately fifty children who accompanied the 1500 adults who were the foundation of European ...
Railway Guide of New South Wales 1886
Railway Guide of New South Wales 1886
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The 'Railway Guide of New South Wales' includes a short history of the railway system in New South Wales, as well as outlining all the various routes, and providing information each station. There are also a number of illustrations of scenes ...
Seasons of Steam: Journey Six Years
Seasons of Steam: A Journey Through Six Short Years
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In 1963 it was stated by the administration of the New South Wales Government  Railways that 1967 would be the last year of steam operation anywhere on the  system. Using ...
Street Kid: Tale of Survival Between Wars
Street Kid: A Tale of Trouble and Survival Between the Wars
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The author grew up in the deprived suburbs of Sydney, where the streets were the  playground for many and also an environment where kids found trouble. Young George ...
The Colony: A History of Early Sydney
The Colony: A History of Early Sydney
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A groundbreaking history of the colony of Sydney in its early years, from the sparkling harbour to the Cumberland Plain, from convicts to the city's political elite, from the impact of its geology to its economy ...
The First Frontier: The Occupation of the Sydney Region 1788 to 1816
The First Frontier: The Occupation of the Sydney Region 1788 to 1816
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'The First Frontier' examines the relationship between the the colonists and Aborigines in those early years of the colony and delves into the background of the people who were involved in some of the events, tragic and otherwise, that occurred up until the even of hostilities in the Sydney region in 1816.
The Gold Rush: The Fever That Forever Changed Australia
The Gold Rush: The Fever That Forever Changed Australia
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From the mid to late 1800s, Australia experienced a series of staggering gold rushes that would forever change the course of its history. People from all corners of the globe and all walks of life, including future prime ministers of Great Britain and Australia, threw off their previous pursuits and made the often perilous journey to the goldfields ...
Then & Now: Historic Roads Round Sydney
Then and Now: Historic Roads Round Sydney
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'We set forth upon our travels armed with notes and note-books and bravely determined to follow the ghost wheels of bygone carriages and lumbering ox-carts …'
   
 
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