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A Colonial Tramp: Travels and Adventures in Australia and New Guinea
A Colonial Tramp: Travels and Adventures in Australia and New Guinea
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Published in 1891, this two volume set by Hume Nisbet describes his extensive travels through the Australian colonies and New Guinea. In fifty-four chapters he touches on life at numerous places – and addresses topics of significance at the time – convicts, the land question, causes of massacres, missionaries and traders ...
Glance at Australia in 1880
A Glance at Australia in 1880: Embracing a Squatters and Farmers Directory of the Whole of Australia
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Published in 18881 this book shows the present condition and production of some of leading industries, such as wool, wine, grain etc., the amount of each produced and exported. It includes information on the rise and progress of some of the leading mercantile houses in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide.
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 ...
A Voyage Round the World
A Voyage Round the World
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Written by the Marquis de Beauvoir in 1870, it describes his travels around the world between 1866 and 1868. His journal focuses largely on his time in Australia ...
Advance Australia
Advance Australia: An Account of Eight Years Work, Wandering and Amusement in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria
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Written in 1885 by the English aristocrat Harold Finch-Hatton, fourth son of the Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham, the book describes his eight years’ work, wandering, and amusement in Qld, NSW and Vic. He spent most of his time in the Mackay district of Queensland where a town now bears his name ...
An Octogenarian's Reminiscences
An Octogenarian's Reminiscences
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James Bonwick, a teacher, author, historian and archivist, was born in 1817 at Lingfield, Surrey, the son of a carpenter. Having worked and travelled around the world, James has written his memories ...
Australasian Medical Directory & Handbook 1883
Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook 1883
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Contains a large amount of statistics and current Medical information for all of the Australian states, New Zealand and several of the Pacific Islands including Fiji, Samoa and New Caledonia.
Australasian Medical Directory & Handbook 1886
Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook 1886
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Contains a large amount of statistics and current Medical information for all of the Australian states, New Zealand and several of the Pacific Islands including Fiji, Samoa and New Caledonia.
Australasian Medical Directory & Handbook 1892
Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook 1892
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Contains a large amount of statistics and current Medical information for all of the Australian states, New Zealand and several of the Pacific Islands including Fiji, Samoa and New Caledonia.
Australasian Medical Directory & Handbook 1896
Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook 1896
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Contains a large amount of statistics and current Medical information for all of the Australian states, New Zealand and several of the Pacific Islands including Fiji, Samoa and New Caledonia.
Australasian Medical Directory & Handbook 1900
Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook 1900
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Contains a large amount of statistics and current Medical information for all of the Australian states, New Zealand and several of the Pacific Islands including Fiji, Samoa and New Caledonia.
Australasian Medical Directory Compendium
Australasian Medical Directory Compendium
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This set contains 8 medical directories at a special discount price.
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.
Australia From a Woman's Point of View
Australia From a Woman's Point of View
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Describes the new role women were gaining in Australian society in 1913 ...
Australia's Muslim Cameleers: Pioneers of the Inland 1860s-1930s
Australia's Muslim Cameleers: Pioneers of the Inland 1860s-1930s
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Between 1870-1920 as many as 2000 cameleers and 20,000 camels arrived in Australia from Afghanistan and northern India. This book is a pictorial history of these men, their way of life and the vital role they played in pioneering transport. Contains a biographical listing of more than 1200 of these men ...
Australia's Yesterdays: The Illustrated Story of How We Lived, Worked and Played (damaged)
Australia's Yesterdays: The Illustrated Story of How We Lived, Worked and Played (damaged)
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Richly illustrated and with hundreds of rarely seen photographs and drawings 'Australia's Yesterdays' is cavalcade of the twentieth century that takes the reader on a unique jounrye into the recent and not-so-recent past.
Australia: Rise, Progress & Present Condition
Australia: Its Rise, Progress and Present Condition
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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 to bring down to the present time the information upon this eventful part of our empire.
Australian Blue Book 1942
Australian Blue Book 1942
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The Australian Blue Book is the first publication of its kind in Australia in that it is an all-Australian reference book, designed to fill a definite gap in the educational and informational literature of the Commonwealth ...
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 ...
Australian Etiquette 1885
Australian Etiquette 1885: Rules and Usages of the Best Society in the Australasian Colonies
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This comprehensive book covers everything such as: Manners, Introductions, Salutations, Visiting, Dinner Parties, Table Etiquette, Courtship, Weddings, Home Life, the Letter Writer, Funerals, Business, Dress, Pastimes … and much more.
Australian Handbook 1873
Australian Handbook 1873
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, and Fiji Islands, the fourth issue of the Australian Handbook is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information ...
Australian Handbook 1874
Australian Handbook 1874
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, and Fiji Islands, the Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory for 1874, the fifth year of issue, is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information.
Australian Handbook 1875
Australian Handbook 1875
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Australian Handbook 1876
Australian Handbook 1876
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This publication covers the whole Australian region. It is mainly concerned with giving an oversight of each Australian colony and is aimed predominately at the commercial sector.
Australian Handbook 1877
Australian Handbook 1877
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, and Fiji Islands, the eighth issue of the Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information ...
Australian Handbook 1878
Australian Handbook 1878
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This ninth issue of the 'Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory' is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information, and covers New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, and Fiji Islands ...
Australian Handbook 1879
Australian Handbook 1879
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, and Fiji Islands, the "Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory for 1879", the 10th year of issue, is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information ...
Australian Handbook 1881
Australian Handbook 1881
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, and Fiji Islands, the 'Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory for 1881', the twelfth year of issue, is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information.
Australian Handbook 1882
Australian Handbook 1882
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, and Fiji Islands, the 'Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory for 1882', the thirteenth year of issue, is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information ...
Australian Handbook 1884
Australian Handbook 1884
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A guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information, it covers New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, and Fiji Islands, it lists the 'Shippers and Importers' for 1884 ...
Australian Handbook 1885
Australian Handbook 1885
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, and Fiji Islands, the "Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory for 1885", the sixteenth year of issue, is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information ...
Australian Handbook 1886
Australian Handbook 1886
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The Directory and Business Guide portion of the Handbook is a comprehensive listing of importers, exporters and shippers. For the importers and exporters it lists their name, address and what they trade (sewing machine thread, engravings and works of art, bibles and books, wicker ware, glassware ... you name it, it's here ...
Australian Handbook 1887
Australian Handbook 1887
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, and Fiji Islands, the Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory for 1887, the eighteenth year of issue, is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information ...
Australian Handbook 1888
Australian Handbook 1888
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Apart from a descriptive account and statistical information for New Zealand, New Guinea, Fiji and each of the Australian colonies and their towns, you will also find details on climate, education, religion, agriculture, population, societies and clubs, parliamentary and official departments, local self-government, telegraphic and postal details
Australian Handbook 1889
Australian Handbook 1889
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Australian Handbook (incorporating New Zealand, Fiji, and New Guinea) - Manufacturers, Shippers & Importers Directory for 1889.
Australian Handbook 1890
Australian Handbook 1890
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The handbook includes many maps – exploration routes, rainfall, geographical features and land surface characteristics; railway routes for each colony (including New Zealand and Fiji); and street maps of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane ...
Australian Handbook 1891
Australian Handbook 1891
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This handbook gives a snapshot of the world of our ancestors in the early 1890s. Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, New Guinea and Fiji Islands. You will also find details of the governors, consuls and ecclesiastical ...
Australian Handbook 1892
Australian Handbook 1892
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Features of this Handbook include: >emigration information "likely to be of service to intending Emigrants", land regulations for each state and New Zealand, mining regulations for each state and New Zealand, Australasian ministries, leading events in Australia from December 1890 to November 1891, obituaries of people who died between December 1890 and November 1891 ...
Australian Handbook 1893
Australian Handbook 1893
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, New Guinea and Fiji Islands, the Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory for 1893, this a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information.
Australian Handbook 1895
Australian Handbook 1895
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, British New Guinea and Fiji, the Australian Handbook is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information ...
Australian Handbook 1897
Australian Handbook 1897
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Apart from a descriptive account and statistical information for NZ, British New Guinea, Fiji and each of the Australian colonies and their towns, you will also find details on climate, education, religion, agriculture, population, societies and clubs, parliamentary and official departments, local self-government ...
Australian Handbook 1898
Australian Handbook 1898
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Published in 1898, this was the 29th year of issue, and it is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information. Covering each of the Australia colonies, NZ, New Guinea, and Fiji, you'll find details on climate, education, religion, agriculture, population, societies and clubs, police, banking, shipping, mining and land regulations, newspaper, manufacturers, emigration. It gives a snapshot ...
Australian Handbook 1899
Australian Handbook 1899
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Covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, West Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, New Zealand, British New Guinea and Fiji, the Australian Handbook and Almanac and Shippers and Importers Directory for 1899, the thirtieth year of issue, is a guide with all kinds of interesting and unique information ...
Australian Handbook 1900
Australian Handbook 1900
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The publication covers the whole Australian region. It is mainly concerned with giving an oversight of each Australian colony and is aimed more at the commercial sector. Contains very useful histories and maps of each colony as seen in the perspective of 1900 ...
Australian Handbook 1902
Australian Handbook 1902
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Features of this Handbook include: emigration information "likely to be of service to intending Emigrants",  land regulations for each state and New Zealand, mining regulations for each state and New Zealand, Australasian ministries, leading events in Australia from November 1900 and October 1901, obituaries of people who died between November 1900 to October 1901, and hundreds of advertisements ...
Australian Handbook 1904
Australian Handbook 1904
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1012 pages packed with all kinds of useful an interesting information - maps and description of each state, information for emigrants, wages for occupations, maps, gazetteer and much more ...
Australian Handbook 1905
Australian Handbook 1905
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Covering all of Australia, NZ, British New Guinea and Fiji, this 36th edition of the Australian Handbook contains interesting and unique information, and gives a snapshot of the world of our ancestors in the early
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Australian Pastoral Directory 1913
Australian Pastoral Directory 1913
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The Australian Pastoral Directory 1913 lists approximately 231 pages of stockowners in all States of Australia.
Australian Pastoral Directory 1923
Australian Pastoral Directory 1923
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The Australian Pastoral Directory 1923 lists approximately 23,000 stockowners in all States of Australia.
Australian Pastoral Directory 1925
Australian Pastoral Directory 1925
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The Australian Pastoral Directory 1925 lists approximately 24,000 stockowners in all States of Australia.
Australian Pastoral Directory 1931
Australian Pastoral Directory 1931
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A valuable source of information for those with ancestors who were on the land and owned stock. This book lists stockowners in all states of Australia as at 1931 ...
Australian Pastoral Directory 1939
Australian Pastoral Directory 1939
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A valuable source of information for those with ancestors who were on the land and owned stock. This book lists stockowners in all states of Australia as at 1939 ...
Australian Pastoral Directory 1954
Australian Pastoral Directory 1954
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In 1954 there were tens of thousands of stockowners throughout Australia. This 600 page volume lists most of them ...
Australian Pastoral Directory Compendium 3
Australian Pastoral Directory Compendium 3
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This compendium set contains complete copies of the Australia Pastoral Directories for the years 1913, 1923, 1925, 1931, 1939 and 1954 ...
Australian Pioneers & Reminiscences
Australian Pioneers and Reminicences
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Nehemiah Bartley's reminiscences of Australians and life from 1849 to 1894.
Australian Railwayman
Australian Railwayman: From Cadet Engineer to Railways Commissioner
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In this book Ron gives vivid account of not only his career, but of the camaraderie of the greater railway community often experienced in the most trying of conditions. For almost three decades he was 'on the wallaby', with postings scattered over half the continent, and more often than not, living rough. Ron Fitch gives an account of all this and more, of laying track and the remarkable breed of men who do so, of advances in line-building techniques, of derailments and floods ad washaways, of wrangles over attempts to implement standard gauge, an of the politics of railways.

Australian Tractors: Machines in Australia
Australian Tractors: Indigenous Tractors and Self-Propelled Machines in Rural Australia
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Australia has some of the world's largest and most labour-efficient farms,  and tractors are an essential part of their operations. The average Australian farm has three or more ...
Australians Volume 1: Origins to Eureka
Australians Volume 1: Origins to Eureka
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In this first volume of a unique history of Australia, Keneally brings to life the vast range of characters who have formed our national story. Convicts and Aborigines, settlers and soldiers, patriots and reformers, bushrangers and gold seekers, it is from their lives and their stories ...
Australians Volume 2: Eureka to the Diggers
Australians Volume 2: Eureka to the Diggers
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In this companion volume of Thomas Keneally's widely acclaimed history of the Australian people, the vast range of characters who have formed our national story are brought vividly to life. Immigrants and Aboriginal resistance figures, bushrangers and pastoralists, working men and pioneering women, artists and hard-nosed radicals, politicians and soldiers all populate this richly drawn portrait...
Beginnings: The Story of the Beltana Boys
Beginnings: The Story of the Beltana Boys
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This book is dedicated to the memory of a group of young men who joined the Scout Movement in its very first days ...
Big Mobs: Story of Australian Cattlemen
Big Mobs: The Story of Australian Cattlemen
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A highly original study of a unique Australian way of life. This major social history tells the story of Australia's cattle industry from the point of view of those who work on the stations, farms, and in the camps ...
Black Kettle & Full Moon: Daily Life
Black Kettle and Full Moon: Daily Life in a Vanished Australia
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This is history at its sparkling best – interesting, enlightening, painstaking and objective. If you want to know about prime ministers and politicians, wars and class, economics and ...
Body & Soul: Aboriginal Viewpoint
Body and Soul: An Aboriginal View of Medicine
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This extraordinary book describes the conceptualisation of the human body, soul, and health at the Kukatja people, who now live at Balgo, in the far north of Western Australia. It ...
Dodge Brothers Motor Vehicles c1927
Book of Information: Dodge Brothers Motor Vehicles c1927
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An excellent guide for those with an interest in early cars. The 'Dodge Brothers Book of Information' was published around the year of 1927 for those who owned a Dodge Brothers vehicle ...
Busy Wires: The Telegraph in Australia
Busy Wires: The Telegraph in Australia
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The relaying of messages has been instrumental in human survival on the planet. The electric telegraph was first patented in 1837 and developed to a useable form in 1850. The simple telegraph and Morse code were the dominant means of communication for the next 100 years. By 1877 there were 23,474 miles of telegraph line in operation in Australia.
Camels & the Outback
Camels and the Outback
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In 'Camels and the Outback' H.M. Barker gives a fascinating account of the years that he spent s a camel driver in remote areas of Australia. In his lively anecdotes he introduces the reader to a number of unforgettable characters ...
Castlemaine From Camp to City: A Pictorial History
Castlemaine From Camp to City: A Pictorial History of Forest Creek and the Mount Alexander Goldfields 1835-1900
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This superbly illustrated, expanded second edition of 'Castlemaine From Camp to City' has more than 200 original photographs, historical illustrations, paintings, engravings and items of ephemera. The story of the rush to Castlemaine, and of the early years in Victoria ...
Circus: The Australian Story
Circus: The Australian Story
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Sparked by his own insatiable curiosity about his own family’s celebrated past in the Australian circus, author Mark St Leon, presents a comprehensive, entertaining and visually stunning history of circus in Australia.
Claiming a Continent: A New History of Australia
Claiming a Continent: A New History of Australia
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'Claiming a Continent' is an award winning book, that is for anyone interested in discovering for themselves the real story of Australia ...
Cobb & Co. in the Golden West
Cobb and Co. in the Golden West
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The Western Australian coaching companies covered immense distances in scarcely explored country. Among them was the Western Australia Cobb and Co. run by Nicholas and Kidman. This collection of reminiscences, reports, timetables, adverts, etc. is heavily illustrated, and is ...
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.
Colonial Facts and Fictions
Colonial Facts and Fictions
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Written by Mark Kershaw in 1886, this book covers a wide range of topics - Adventures with a boomerang, A Newcastle legend, The Royal Society of Hulloomaloo, A wonderful bath, A circular story, The smelting works, Dickey Adams, About earthquakes, and more. He also gives a more serious description of the areas visited ...
Constant Care: RAN 1915-2002
Constant Care: The Royal Australian Navy Health Services 1915-2002
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'Constant Care' is a history of the Royal Australian Navy Health Service from  its beginnings in 1911, through to the Gulf War. This book covers health care in war ...
Cook's Interstate Business Directory 1937
Cook's Interstate Business Directory 1937
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Contains has separate business directories for Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia in 1937, all bound into the one book.
Course of Instruction Primary Schools
Course of Instruction for Primary Schools 1941
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This volume was published by the New South Wales Department of Education, and describes the duty teachers and schools have to their students, along with the curriculum subjects ...
Crafting a Meaningful Home: 27 DIY Projects
Crafting a Meaningful Home: 27 DIY Projects to Tell Stories, Hold Memories and Celebrate Family Heritage
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In 'Crafting a Meaningful Home', the author shares 27 projects that tell personal stories and celebrate heritage, all easily created on a budget. Learn how to decoupage a plate with photos of a best friend; silkscreen upholstery with folk motifs; artfully display love notes; or create family silhouettes for a festive banner ...
Descriptive Australia and Federal Guide 1890
Descriptive Australia and Federal Guide 1890
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Useful, practical and interesting facts and other information to the general Australian public as well as to tourists and visitors to Australia.
Documents That Shaped Australia: Records of a Nation's Heritage
Documents That Shaped Australia: Records of a Nation's Heritage
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Spanning more than 400 years, from the first documented sighting of the Southern Cross in 1516 to the Rudd Government's national apology to the Stolen Generations, this anthology presents in chronological form a richly varied spectrum of 100 historical documents that, like pieces in a mosaic, contribute to a broad understanding of some of the key moments in Australia's history...
Droving Days
Droving Days
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A history of droving and stories of the famous drovers.
Emigration: Where to Go
Emigration: Where to Go, and Who Should Go: New Zealand and Australia
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The writer extols the virtue of migration over remaining in the UK living amongst armies of paupers, idlers and beggars, thieves and criminals! An environment lacking food and suffering from prevalent disease, living in filthy towns and cities, and then explains that New Zealand offers none of these  ...
Etiquette in Australia 1902
Etiquette in Australia 1902
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A useful reference book for those researching Australia's social history at the beginning of the 20th century ...
Eureka Stockade: A Ferocious and Bloody Battle
Eureka Stockade: A Ferocious and Bloody Battle
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On the chilly dawn morning of 3 December 1854, British soldiers and police of the Victorian colonial government attacked and stormed a crudely-built fortification erected by insurgent gold miners at the Eureka lead on the Ballarat Gold Diggings. The fighting was intense, the carnage appalling and the political consequences of the affair profound.
Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution
Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution
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In 1854, Victorian miners fought a deadly battle under the flag of the Southern Cross at the Eureka Stockade. Though brief and doomed to fail, the battle is legend in both our history and in the Australian mind...
Front Pages that Shaped Australia: 100 of the Nation's Most Influential Cover Stories 1629-2009
Front Pages that Shaped Australia: 100 of the Nation's Most Influential Cover Stories 1629-2009
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Spanning nearly 400 years, 'Front Pages that Shaped Australia' brings together 100 printed news stories that illuminate key moments in our nation's past. Beginning in 1629 when the ship Batavia ran aground off the coast of Western Australia ...
Gallipoli Doctors
Gallipoli Doctors
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In what is a 'who's who' of the medical profession at war, LtCol Likeman has described in great detail the lives of the AIF doctors who laboured under harsh conditions at Gallipoli to tens to the wounded and sick. Each mini-biography details the professional life of the doctor concerned prior to the war and after, in addition, where doctors also served of the Western Front  or in Palestine, their service history is also recorded.
Genealogical Database of Australia's Travelling Showpeople
Genealogical Database of Australia's Travelling Showpeople
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Was your Australian ancestor in the circus? Or some other travelling show? The 'Genealogical Database of Australia's Travelling Showpeople' is designed to assist you to make preliminary inquiries about that long-lost circus or other itinerant show business ancestor.
Great Australian Women Vol. 2
Great Australian Women Volume II: From Pioneering Days to the Present
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These women had the grit and intelligence to succeed in a variety of  occupations, from winemaking to surgery, from spying behind enemy lines to writing books, composing music ...
Great Pioneer Women of the Outback
Great Pioneer Women of the Outback
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'Great Pioneer Women of the Outback' profiles ten female pioneers, from Jeannie Gunn, author of 'We of the Never-Never', to equally remarkable but lesser known women ...
Handbook to Australasia 1859
Handbook to Australasia 1859
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Published in 1859, this title contains information on the history Australasia, the governments, education, population and statistics, suburbs and townships. In also includes the geography and physical features ...
He Must Have Swum: Tracing Ancestors Arrival
He Must Have Swum: Tracing Your Ancestors Arrival in Australia
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It gives ideas, tips and lists sources available to help anyone who is having difficulty in tracing their ancestors arrival into Australia.
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 V1
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 1
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This fully searchable CD contains volume 1 of the 26 volume SERIES 1 Historical Records of Australia", and covers the period 1788-1796 ...
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 10
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 10
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Part of the valuable 26 volume Historical Records of Australia Series 1. The first series of the Historical Records, published from 1914-1925, contains despatches from the Governors, who were in charge of the Crown Colonies, to the authorities in England.
Historical Records of Australia series 1 v11
Historical Records of Australia series 1 Volume 11
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The official Historical Records of Australia were collected and published in order to create a series of historically accurate publications on the history of Australia, beginning in 1788, the year the settlement at Port Jackson was founded. This volume covers the period January 1824 to November 1825.
Historical Records of Australia series 1 v12
Historical Records of Australia series 1 Volume 12
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Part of the valuable 26 volume Historical Records of Australia Series 1. Some of the things to be found in this series: arrivals of ships, convict records, correspondence, promotions, petitions, rations, embarkation, appointments and much more.
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 13
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 13
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The first series of the Historical Records, published from 1914-1925, contains despatches from the Governors, who were in charge of the Crown Colonies, to the authorities in England. This CD is Volume 13 in this series ...
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 V14
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 14
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This fully searchable CD contains volume 14 of the 26 volume SERIES 1 Historical Records of Australia.
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 V15
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 15
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The first series of the Historical Records, published from 1914-1925, contains despatches from the Governors, who were in charge of the Crown Colonies, to the authorities in England. You'll find arrivals of ships, convict records, correspondence, promotions, petitions, rations, embarkation, appointments in this series. This volume covers the period Jun 1829-Dec 1830 ...
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 16
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 16
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These despatches included detailed reports on many subjects, of both major and minor importance. Some of the things to be found in this series: arrivals of ships, convict records, correspondence, promotions, petitions, rations, embarkation, appointments and much more. This volume covers those from 1831 and 1832 ...
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 17
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 17
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Covering the period 1833 to June 1835, this volume in the Historical Records of Australia Series 1,ccontains despatches from the Governors, who were in charge of the Crown Colonies, to the authorities in England. Some of the things to be found in this series: arrivals of ships, convict records, correspondence, promotions, petitions, rations, embarkation, appointments and much more.
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 V18
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 18
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Part of the valuable 26 volume Historical Records of Australia Series 1
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 V19
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 19
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Part of the valuable 26 volume Historical Records of Australia Series 1. Some of the things to be found in this series include arrivals of ships, convict records, correspondence, promotions, petitions, rations, embarkation, appointments and much more.
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 2
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 2
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The official "Historical Records of Australia" were collected and published in order to create a series of historically accurate publications on the history of Australia, beginning in 1788, the year the settlement at Port Jackson was founded. This is Volume 2 of the 26 volume series ...
Historical Records of Australia series 1 v20
Historical Records of Australia series 1 volume 20
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Historical Records of Australia series 1 v21
Historical Records of Australia series 1 volume 21
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Part of the valuable 26 volume Historical Records of Australia Series 1
Historical Records of Australia series 1 v22
Historical Records of Australia series 1 volume 22
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Historical Records of Australia series 1 v23
Historical Records of Australia series 1 volume 23
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Historical Records of Australia series 1 v24
Historical Records of Australia series 1 volume 24
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Historical Records of Australia series 1 v25
Historical Records of Australia series 1 volume 25
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Historical Records of Australia series 1 v26
Historical Records of Australia series 1 volume 26
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Historical Records of Australia series 1 Volume 3
Historical Records of Australia series 1 Volume 3
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This fully searchable CD contains volume 3 of the 26 volume SERIES 1 Historical Records of Australia.
Historical Records of Australia series 1 Volume 4
Historical Records of Australia series 1 Volume 4
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Historical Records of Australia series 1 Volume 5
Historical Records of Australia series 1 Volume 5
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This fully searchable CD contains volume 5 of the 26 volume SERIES 1 Historical Records of Australia covering the period July 1804 to August 1806.
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 V6
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 6
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This fully searchable CD contains volume 6 of the 26 volume Series 1 of the Historical Records of Australia, and covers the period August 1806 to December 1808.
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 V7
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 7
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Part of the valuable 26 volume Historical Records of Australia Series 1. Some of the things to be found in this series: arrivals of ships, convict records, correspondence, promotions, petitions, rations, embarkation, appointments and much more.
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 8
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 8
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Part of the valuable 26 volume Historical Records of Australia Series 1. The first series of the Historical Records, published from 1914-1925, contains despatches from the Governors, who were in charge of the Crown Colonies, to the authorities in England.
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 9
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volume 9
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Part of the valuable 26 volume Historical Records of Australia Series 1. The first series of the Historical Records, published from 1914-1925, contains despatches from the Governors, who were in charge of the Crown Colonies, to the authorities in England.
Historical Records of Australia series 1
Historical Records of Australia Series 1 Volumes 1-26 Set
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This fully searchable CD set contains all 26 volumes in Series 1 Historical Records of Australia, on 2 CDs. They contain high quality scanned images of the whole of each original book ...
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 V1
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 Volume 1
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The Historical Records of Australia Series III, published in 1921, covers despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume 1 looks in particular at Port Phillip, Victoria 1803-1804 and Tasmania 1803 to June 1812.
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 V2
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 Volume 2
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The Historical Records of Australia Series III, published in 1921, covers despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume 2 looks in particular at Tasmania July 1812 to 1819.
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 V3
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 Volume 3
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The Historical Records of Australia Series III, published in 1921, covers despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume 3 looks in particular at Tasmania January to December 1820.
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 V4
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 Volume 4
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The Historical Records of Australia Series III, published in 1921, covers despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume 4 looks in particular at Tasmania 1825 to March 1827, the Northern territory 1823-1827 and Western port, Victoria 1826-1827.
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 V5
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 Volume 5
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The Historical Records of Australia Series III, Volume 5, published in 1922, covers despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume 5 looks in particular at Tasmania December 1825 to March 1827, Northern Territory 1823-1827 and the abortive settlement at Western port, Victoria 1826-1827.
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 V6
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 Volume 6
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The Historical Records of Australia Series III, Volume 6, published in 1923, covers despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume 6 looks in particular at Tasmania April to December 1827, West Australia March 1826 to January 1830 and Northern Territory August 1824 to December 1829.
Historical Records of Australia series 3
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 Volumes 1-6 Set
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The Historical Records of Australia Series III, published 1921-1923, covers despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. The reproduction of the actual material gives an invaluable insight into the lives, frustrations, triumphs and failures of the settlers and settlements. Comprehensive indexes allow easy access to individual events ...
History for a Nation
History for a Nation
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History of Australasia
History of Australasia
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This book takes the history of both Australia and New Zealand 'from the first dawn of discovery ... to the establishment of self-government in the various colonies'.
Horse & Rider in Australian Legend
Horse and Rider in Australian Legend
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'In headlong gallop through brake and brushwood, over broken ground and fallen timber, after stragglers that often turn fiercely to bay ... horse and rider are expert at their work ...
Horses Horses Horses
Horses Horses Horses
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A celebration of the part played by horses in the development of Australian life in the days before tractors, cars and trucks.
Illness in Colonial Australia
Illness in Colonial Australia
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This comprehensive work traces the sad, destructive impact on Aboriginal and colonists’ health of the Old World’s crowd diseases—measles, scarlet fever, influenza, smallpox and tuberculosis among them. It also tells of the attempts by mothers and medical professionals to heal and prevent disease ...
Immigration Instructions c1860's
Immigration Instructions C1860's
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Facsimile of snippets from the 'Explanatory Observations on the Immigration Remittance Regulations' compiled 1858. Appendix A is a note from the Colonial Secretary's Office dated 1857 relating to immigration regulations, ...
Information for People Leaving G Br 1854
Information for People Leaving Great Britain 1854
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This is a facsimile of the 'Colonisation Circular' issued by Her Majesty's Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners in May 1854. It was decided tp reproduce it in full because of ...
Inside History Magazine Issue 11: Jul-Aug 2012
Inside History Magazine Issue 11: Jul-Aug 2012
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In the July-August 2012 edition (issue 11) of Inside History Magazine, you'll find out how to check if your family was on film or radio? Read about the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Milne Bay, you'll learn how preserve your audio records, and Copyright and your genealogy: find out who owns what ...
Inside History Magazine Issue 4: May-Jun 2011
Inside History Magazine Issue 4: May-Jun 2011
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Issue 4 of Inside History magazine has just hit the shelves, and in this May/June edition you'll find: that we celebrate Australia's first superstar – Dame Nellie Melba!, learn how to find an elusive maiden name, discover how to get more information out of death certificates, and we find that state teachers' records can be a genealogy goldmine ...
Inside History Magazine Issue 5: Jul-Aug 2011
Inside History Magazine Issue 5: Jul-Aug 2011
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Into Australian history or Australian genealogy? If you answered Yes, to either of those, you should be reading this magazine. The July-August edition (issue 5) of this magazine has just been released, and in it you'll find the following: articles about dating old photos, tips for tracing Chinese ancestors, Friendly Societies, and a Census special.
Inside History Magazine Issue 8: Jan-Feb 2012
Inside History Magazine Issue 8: Jan-Feb 2012
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Photo Dating, a 1920s House in Hobart, How to Find your Ancestry in the Theatre, Exploring Maori Oral History and Historic Norfolk Island, Darwin 1942: Eyewitness Accounts ... all of this a heaps more is in Issue 8.
Kennedy's Colonial Travel
Kennedy's Colonial Travel: A Narrative of 4 Year's Tour Through Australia, New Zealand and Canada
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David Kennedy made detailed observations of the places, people and social customs of the places visited on this tour.
Kennedy's Colonial Travel: A Narrative of 4 Year's Tour Through Australia, New Zealand and Canada (original)
Kennedy's Colonial Travel: A Narrative of 4 Year's Tour Through Australia, New Zealand and Canada (original)
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David Kennedy made detailed observations of the places, people and social customs of the places visited on this tour.
Last Voyage to India & Australia 1886-87
Last Voyage to India and Australia in the 'Sunbeam' by Lady Brassey 1886-1887
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Published posthumously in 1889, this book by Annie Brassey describes her last voyage to India and Australia on the luxury yacht Sunbeam. The voyage was undertaken to improve her health but, in late 1887 on the way to Mauritius, she died of malaria and was buried at sea ...
Life Progress in Australasia
Life and Progress in Australasia
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Written in 1898 by Michael Davitt, while MP for South Mayo following a 7 month journey through the Australasian colonies. He visited many places: Coolgardie, Albany, Adelaide, Broken Hill, Pyap, Melbourne, Geelong, Sydney, Brisbane, Rockhampton, and Auckland to name a few, and he ranges widely in what he writes ...
Life's Been Good: Children of the Great Depression
Life's Been Good: The Children of the Great Depression
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This collection of interviews with people who grew up through the Depression - men and women, urban and rural dwellers, native-born and migrant - portrays the essence of this era. These are the speakers' own stories in their own words ...
Looking For Australia
Looking For Australia
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What are the qualities at the heart of Australian culture? How did they arise? What distinguishes us from other nations beyond a fondness for calling each other ‘mate’? And what do such national quirks reveal about our society, our past and our attitudes towards it? Topics covered include the effects of convict origins on national character, what drove the bushrangers to their daring deeds ...
Loxton's Medical Directory 1911
Loxton's Medical Directory 1911
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Contains a large amount of statistics and current Medical information for all of the Australian states, New Zealand and several of the Pacific Islands.
Mailman of the Birdsville Track
Mailman of the Birdsville Track: The Story of Tom Kruse
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The Birdsville Track is one of the best know - and loneliest - tracks in  Australia, and for twenty years Tom Kruse was the mailman, battling the searing  ...
Maxwell Instruction Book c1920
Maxwell Instruction Book 10th edition c1920, plus bonus Chrysler poster
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This is the 10th edition of the 'Maxwell Instruction Book' which was published around the year 1920. Published for the purpose of providing Maxwell car owners with detailed information on their vehicle instructions on how to take care of it ...
Medical Directory 1915
Medical Directory 1915
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Contains a large amount of statistics and current Medical information for all of the Australian states, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands ans some southern Asian countries.
Medical, Dental & Pharm Directory NSW 1903
Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Directory of New South Wales 1903
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Contains a huge amount of statistics and medical information relating specifically to New South Wales in 1903.
Modern Car Guide 1944 Electrical Parts
Modern Car Guide 1944: Electrical Parts
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Written in 1944, this volume focuses on presenting and explaining the intricacies of the electrical parts and systems of a car. This handbook is an excellent resource for those interested in the workings of cars, or for those who have an interest in early model cars ...
Motor Trade Directory of Australia 1930
Motor Trade Directory of Australia 1930
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This fascinating handbook and directory contains a wealth of information on motor vehicles of the era and the motor trade generally.
Motor Vehicle Law of South Australia 1922
Motor Vehicle Law in South Australia 1922
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This book contains a number of parliamentary Acts concerning the Motor Vehicle Laws of South Australia.
My Australian Girlhood: Sketches and Impressions of Bush Life
My Australian Girlhood: Sketches and Impressions of Bush Life
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Written in 1902, 'My Australian Girlhood' gives interesting insights into life in the Australian bush at the time ...
Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies
Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies
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Published in 1843, this book details travels and observations in Australia between 1831 and 1838. The author kept a journal recording notes on religious subjects, the productions of the places visited, the state of the Aborigines, the emigrants, the prisoner population and more ...
Native Tribes of South-East Australia
Native Tribes of South-East Australia
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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 understanding the cultures of indigenous peoples today ...
New Chum in Queensland Bush
New Chum in the Queensland Bush
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Written in 1887 by Walter S.S. Tyrwhitt, it is ... 'mainly an account of the author's personal experiences in Queensland, and he ventures to hope that as it deals with the every-day life of a Colonist in the Bush ...
Old Colonials
Old Colonials
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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.
On Tap: Trivia…of Australian Pub
On Tap: A Cavalcade of Trivia and Tall Stories Celebrating 200 Years of the Australian Pub
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There has always been a pub--hotel, inn or shanty or what you will--there should always be a pub, and there must always be one'. So wrote Henry Lawson in 1916.
Opals and Agates: Memories of Fifty Years of Australia and Polynesia
Opals and Agates: Memories of Fifty Years of Australia and Polynesia
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Published in 1892 at Brisbane, Nehemiah Bartley’s 'Opals and Agates' records memories of fifty years of Australia and Polynesia ...
Orient Line Guide 1889
Orient Line Guide: Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land
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Published in 1889, this book contains useful information and travelling tips to intending passengers sailing to Australia and New Zealand aboard steam ships of The Orient Line ...
Orient Line Guide: Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land (original)
Orient Line Guide: Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land (original)
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Published in 1889, this book contains useful information and travelling tips to intending passengers sailing to Australia and New Zealand aboard steam ships of The Orient Line ...
Our Australian Colonies
Our Australian Colonies
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'Our Australian Colonies' traces the history of Australia's progress to 1865. In addition to a chapter devoted to each of the colonies, Mossman covers the discovery and exploration of Australia, the book includes maps and plans of Australia, Sydney and Port Jackson, Hobart Town, Melbourne, Port Phillip ...
Out of the Silence: The History and Memory of South Australia's Frontier Wars
Out of the Silence: The History and Memory of South Australia's Frontier Wars
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When South Australia was founded in 1836, the British government was pursuing a new approach to the treatment of Aboriginal people, hoping to avoid the violence that marked earlier Australian settlement.
Past and Present Australian Life
Past and Present Australian Life, Being for the Most Part Personal Reminiscences
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The book is mostly personal reminiscences of Zillmann with stories of the first explorers, convicts, blacks, and bush-rangers of Australia and a short historical sketch of the colonies, their progress and present condition. The book was compiled to provide English readers with a detailed description of life in the Australian colonies ...
Pictures of the Past
Pictures of the Past: Memories of Men I Have Met and Places I Have Seen
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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 ...
Picturesque Atlas of Australasia
Picturesque Atlas of Australasia 1886-88
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A unique and valuable historical record of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.
Pioneering Days: Thrilling Incidents in the Early Sixties
Pioneering Days: Thrilling Incidents in the Early Sixties
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Written in 1913 by one of just a few remaining pioneers of Western and North-Western Queensland, George Sutherland has recorded "reminiscenses of the distant past, of men and matters-the dangers and hardships they underwent through droughts and floods, savage blacks, hunger and thirst, &c."
Prisoners of Australia: A Narrative
Prisoners of Australia: A Narrative
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Divided into four chapters, the author describes her experiences of what she saw and learnt of the condition of the convict prisoners in the Colony of New South Wales around the period of 1836, particularly focussing on the female prisoners ...
Radio in Australia
Radio in Australia
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Recent Discovery of Gold in Australia 1852
Recent Discovery of Gold in Australia 1852
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In effect a series of papers presented to the British Parliament relating mainly to gold discoveries up to 1852 ...
Road Traffic Code South Australia 1936
Road Traffic Code South Australia 1936
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This booklet was created to inform all South Australians of the road traffic and laws and codes in South Australia.
Round the Compass in Australia
Round the Compass in Australia
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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 ...
Rural Australia & the Great War
Rural Australia and the Great War: From Tarrawingee to Tangambalanga
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In the cities and in the countryside of Australia, the Great War of 1914-1918  marched to somewhat different tempos. The author evokes the wartime experience  of all rural Australians by ...
Sand in our Souls: Beach in Aust Hist
Sand in Our Souls: the Beach in Australian History
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Images of 'the beach' pervade Australian popular culture. However the deeper significance of the experience of 'the beach', and its influence on Australian culture generally, have not yet been seriously ...
FrSavage or Civilised?: Manners in Colonial Australia
Savage or Civilised?: Manners in Colonial Australia
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In colonial Australia manners marked the difference between savagery and civilisation, between vulgarity and refinement. Colonists recoiled in shock and confusion at the customs of Indigenous Australians. Manners mattered, to individuals and to society ...
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 ...
Seven Years in Australian Bush
Seven Years in the Australian Bush
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Written in Sydney in 1877 by James B Stevenson, this book was published in 1880 and tells how he spent his first seven years in the bush in the Australian colonies. He arrived during the 1860s in Moreton Bay ...
Single and Free: Female Migration to Australia 1833-1837
Single and Free: Female Migration to Australia 1833-1837
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Between 1833-1837, 14 ships carried nearly 3000 women from Britain and Ireland to the colonies of NSW and VDL. The women migrated in response to promotional material which emphasised the shortage of women in the Australian colonies ...
Special: The Untold Story of Australia's Holden
Special: The Untold Story of Australia's Holden
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A book for all motoring tragics, this is a fascinating history of an iconic car - the FJ Holden - and the story of the extraordinary success of General Motors Holden ...
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 ...
Dog Fence
The Dog Fence
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At 5400 kilometres, the Dog Fence is one of the longest man-made structures on Earth. It slices across Australia's desert heart, dividing the continent to keep dingoes away from livestock. ...
The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka
The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka
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The Eureka Stockade. The story is one of Australia’s foundation legends, but until now it has been told as though only half the participants were there - the men. As Clare Wright reveals, there were thousands of women on the goldfields and many of them were active in pivotal roles.
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 ...
The History of Australian Corrections
The History of Australian Corrections
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Australia's convict era is well-recorded, however the justice and punishment systems that followed, as well as Australia's prison and correctional system have scarcely been documents - until now. Sean O'Toole covers the transportation process, the convict era and ...
The Little Book of Australia: A Snapshot of Who We Are
The Little Book of Australia: A Snapshot of Who We Are
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David Dale's book is the definitive reference book about this carefree country. Instead of boasting about what makes Australia great, 'The Little Book of Australia' explains what makes us unique - for better and for worse. Here is everything you need to know about the anthropology of the Australian tribe. Common and uncommon knowledge ...
Native-Born: First White Australians
The Native-Born: The First White Australians
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'The Native-Born' is the story of the first white people to be born in  Australia, the children of convicts, soldiers and free settlers. John Molony's  intense curiosity about these people ...
Ned Kelly Encyclopaedia
The Ned Kelly Encyclopaedia
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The 'Ned Kelly Encyclopaedia' brings together more than 800 articles covering  people, places and themes connected with Ned Kelly and the Kelly Outbreak of 1878-1880. It contains biographical ...
Railway Age in Australia
The Railway Age in Australia
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For 150 years, the railway has been part of the Australian's landscape and an  integral part of the economic and social fabric of Australia. From the  slow-moving branch-line ...
States of a Nation: Aust State Borders
The States of a Nation: The Politics and Surveys of the Australian State Borders
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'The States of a Nation' traces a part of Australian history not previously  well documented ... a part of Australian history that we have taken for granted  ...
The Weather Watchers: 100 Years of the Bureau of Meteorology
The Weather Watchers: 100 Years of the Bureau of Meteorology
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Australia's climate has tested its inhabitants for centuries. For a colony of farmers, knowing what the weather might bring was a matter of great importance. Here is a comprehensive history of the Bureau over the last 100 years ...
Traeger: The Pedal Radio Man
Traeger: The Pedal Radio Man
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This is a story about the man who gave a voice to the bush with the invention of the miracle pedal radio and enabled John Flynn to create a 'mantle of safety' for the Royal Flying Doctor Service ...
Wanderings South and East
Wanderings South and East
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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" ...
Where the Dead Men Lie: Tales of Graves
Where the Dead Men Lie: Tales of Graves, Pioneers and Old Bush Pubs
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Discover the stories behind the tragic, and often untimely, deaths of our    early pioneers in the bush. Retired drover and bush poet Bruce Simpson travels    along ...
Where the Dead Men Lie: Tales of Graves, Pioneers and Old Bush Pubs
Where the Dead Men Lie: Tales of Graves, Pioneers and Old Bush Pubs
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Discover the stories behind the tragic, and often untimely, deaths of our    early pioneers in the bush. Retired drover and bush poet Bruce Simpson travels    along ...
Where the Outback Drovers Ride
Where the Outback Drovers Ride: Stories, Poems and Yarns from the Bush
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In the first half of the 20th century, packhorse drovers - following in the  footsteps of the early overlanders - took on the challenge of moving enormous  numbers ...
Wild Ride: Rise & Fall of Cobb & Co
Wild Ride: The Rise and Fall of Cobb and Co
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Written with unprecedented access to these families' letters and diaries, 'Wild Ride' reveals the Cobb & Co story in all its drama, conflict and tragedy. It is the compelling and human story of Australia's first great company and the people who made it an icon.
Women on the Land: Heart of Rural Australia
Women on the Land: The Hidden Heart of Rural Australia
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Farm women are emerging from the shadows from the first time in Australia's  history. No longer content to be ignored, they are forming lobby groups,  targeting politicians and ...
Year Book of Australia 1884
Year Book of Australia 1884
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The 'Year Book of Australia 1884' was published to provide Australian, English and Continental merchants and politicians with a detailed directory containing a wide range of useful and interesting information on Australian commercial, social and political progress ...
   
 
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