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1. Adams, Jeanie; Campbell, David (1995). Made with Meaning: Crafts of Aboriginal Far North Queensland: The Yalga - Binbi Collection (1st ed). Queensland: Yalga-Binbi Institute for Community Development, Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Corporation. 48 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers, stapled, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner front cover & some pages little worn, spine ends lightly scuffed, faint foxing title page. This book was published in conjunction with an exhibition "Made With Meaning: Crafts of Far North Queensland", curated by Jeanie Adams, and presented as an opening exhibition of the Cairns Regional Gallery in 1995, and thereafter travelled to galleries in other states. Photos by Campbell. ISBN: 1863340041. Our Book No: 26726. $35 AUD.

2. Alexander, Nicole (2014). Sunset Ridge (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam. 488 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, bottom corner front cover & top corner rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. Australian novel about three Queensland brothers - Thaddeus, Luther and David Harrow - who choose freedom over their restricted lives at the family property called Sunset Ridge. They set off to the trenches in Europe to fight in the Great War. Decades later David Harrows granddaughter starts a search to uncover all she can about the grandfather she never knew. ISBN: 9781864712780. Our Book No: 28525. $12 AUD.

3. Arbib, Helen; Phillips, Tish (illustrator) (1985). The Terrace Times Cook Book: Perth Fremantle Edition (1st ed) [The Terrace Times Minimum Effort Maximum Effect Cook Book]. Sydney: Terrace Times. 64 pp. Hardback narrow octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. A light-hearted look at cookery, history and terrace territory. This edition is based on Perth and Fremantle (Western Australia). The history and the early recipes would make this book an ideal gift. ISBN: 0959848681. Our Book No: 10133. $20 AUD.

4. Arbib, Helen; Trebilco, Reg (illustrator) (1983). The Terrace Times Cook Book: Brisbane edition (The Terrace Times Minimum Effort Maximum Effect Cook Book) [Terrace Times Cook Book no 7]. Sydney: Terrace Times. 64 pp. Hardback narrow octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, spine lightly faded. A light-hearted look at cookery, history and terrace territory. This edition is based on Brisbane, capital of Queensland. The history and the early recipes would make this book an ideal gift. ISBN: 0959848673. Our Book No: 7989. $15 AUD.

5. Armstrong, G. O. (1968). In Mitchell's Footsteps: A History of the Balonne Shire (+ Map) (1st ed). Balonne, QLD: W. R. Smith & Paterson Pty Ltd / Balonne Shire Council. 191 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos (some full-page), faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, top corners flaps removed, spine little faded, top edge creased), crease front flyleaf, bottom edge little rubbed, tiny scuff front board, pages lightly toned, non-author written & dated dedication front flyleaf, erratum slip tipped in. Map in envelope loosely inserted Balonne is located in southwest Queensland, over 500 kilometres from the state capital Brisbane. From the foreword: The purpose of this history is to present factual rather than fictional records of the Balonne Shire's development, 1846 to 1967, obtained from Government and Local Authority records. (There is a separate supplementary map in an envelope marked to accompany the book. ). Our Book No: 30685. $60 AUD.

6. Bailey, John (2001). The White Divers of Broome: The True Story of a Fatal Experiment (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 302 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos center spread, top corner front cover & bottom corner rear cover creased, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. In 1912 twelve RN-trained divers were sent to Broome to rid Australia of the 'taint' of the Asian pearl divers. Well researched and written with gripping narrative drive, this book is both a powerful piece of storytelling and an eye-opening look into Australia's hidden past in the early days of the White Australia policy. ISBN: 0732910781. Our Book No: 27913. $15 AUD.

7. Banks, Mary MacLeod; Lamington, Rt-Hon. Lord (foreword) (1931). Memories of Pioneer Days in Queensland (1st ed). London: Heath Cranton. 80 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, original tan patterned cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), some foxing edges & few end pages (including title page), small rubbed spot top corner front flyleaf, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear, otherwise internally very good condition. True first edition. Mrs Banks provides valuable reminiscences of her pioneering life in colonial Queensland on their parents property (Cressbrook, Brisbane River). Her parents were the influential McConnel family. Foreword by the sometime Governor of Queensland. This is the true first edition (tan cloth, unstated limited edition, 1000 copies. The later more common printing in 1931 has a blue cloth cover.). Our Book No: 17448. $60 AUD.

8. Barnes, Tom (1997). Peaceful Isle: Story of Magnetic Island from 1860s. Queensland / South Australia: Tom Barnes / Gillingham Printers. 12 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner tips covers little creased, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. This fascinating book is about Magnetic Island in Queensland. The author grew to love the island and the peaceful lifestyle on his holidays there. The information has been taken from newspapers both in Townsville and Brisbane, cemetery records of Townsville, ship manifests, and chatting to island and ex-island residents, their sons, daughters, grand-daughters, aunts and uncles. A wonderful way to learn about the part of Australia. ISBN: 0646315331. Our Book No: 30093. $30 AUD.

9. Barrymore, Josephine; Wilhelm, Lauren (illustrator) (2006). The Bungarra Five (Reprint ed) [Little Aussie Adventure Book]. Perth, Fremantle: Little Aussie Pty Ltd. Unnum 26 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (mostly full-page), minor edgewear corners. An Australian children's picture story about monitor lizards, known as "goannas". The story is fantasy, but the setting of its bush picnic at Yardie Creek is a very real and beautiful place on the Nor'west coast of Western Australia. The "goannas" are sometime called "bungarras". Everything comes in 'fives' in this story - bungarras, fingers, toes, eggs, and eggcups. This very special book will appeal to children of all ages and they can count the things in the story as they go along. ISBN: 0646176013. Our Book No: 29601. $15 AUD.

10. Beale, Edgar (1983). Kennedy: The Barcoo and Beyond 1847: The Journals of Edmund Besley Court Kennedy and Alfred Allatson Turner, with New Information on Kennedy's Life. Hobart: Blubber Head Press. 292 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket (glassine), very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, maps (includes foldout, endpapers). Describes an expedition in 1847 - 1848 to the Maranoa, Barcoo and Warrego Rivers, Queensland. Introduction re Kennedy's life. The journals include references to Aboriginal guide Harry, and brief encounters with Aborigines. A postscript includes account by Jackey-Jackey of Kennedy's death. Includes bibliography and index. (No 148 of a limited edition of 750 copies.) ISBN: 0908528116. Our Book No: 17366. $50 AUD.

11. Beattie, Peter; Loukakis, Angelo (with) (2002). Making a Difference: Reflections on Life, Leadership and Politics. Sydney: HarperCollins. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, covers creased (notably rear cover corner), minor edgewear. Autobiography of the prominent Australian Labor Party politician, and former Premier of Queensland. ISBN: 0732273994. Our Book No: 16365. $15 AUD.

12. Becke, Louis; Grove Day, A. (editor) (1967). South Sea Supercargo: Louis Becke (1st ed). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. 194 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (few tiny edge tears, small scuff & pinhole, flap clipped, light toning reverse side), light toning edges & pages. Stories of the South Seas and Queensland which were written in the 19th century by Australian writer Louis Becke. The stories which are fictional and semi-autobiographical are compiled and edited by A. Grove Day. Our Book No: 26560. $15 AUD.

13. Bell, Diane (1985). Daughters of the Dreaming (Reprint ed). Melbourne / Sydney: McPhee Gribble / George Allen & Unwin. 297 pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, black & white photos, frontispiece, figures, minor edgewear, corner tip rear cover little scuffed, covers little creased, spine little faded, light stain spine ends & adjacent covers, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear, minor pencil annotation. An ethnographic (anthropological or sociological) study of Aboriginal women (Northern Territory) from a female perspective. How gender relations are changing in indigenous Australian society. ISBN: 0868614726. Our Book No: 29232. $15 AUD.

14. Benedictine Mission, West Australian (1973). The Story of New Norcia (Revised or 2nd ed). New Norcia, WA: Benedictine Community of New Norcia. 52 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white photos, minimal creasing & edgewear. The remarkable story of the Benedictine Monastery, 80 miles north of Perth (Western Australia). The founder, Bishop Salvado, had a mission to educate Aboriginal Australians. Our Book No: 20880. $10 AUD.

15. Bennett, Eleanor M.; Dundas, Patricia J. (illustrator) (1988). The Cullity Timbers Kings Park Collection. Perth: Westralian Forest Industries Ltd (WESFI). 176 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour illustrations, tiny piece missing base spine, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. . The beautiful paintings in this book are form the "The Cullity Timbers Kings Park Collection" presented by Westralian Forest Industries Limited (WESFI) to the people of Western Australia to mark the 60th anniversary of its subsidiary, Cullity Timbers. ISBN: 0731667921. Our Book No: 24625. $30 AUD.

16. Beresford, Quentin (2008). The Godfather: The Life of Brian Burke. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 294 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Once touted as a future Australian prime minister, former Western Australian premier Brian Burke has had a rollercoaster political career. As premier, the man in the Panama hat, was was a key player behind the mineral boom that became the infamous WA Inc. in the 1980s. After a high profile inquiry, he was jailed for corruption in 1994, and again in 1997. Brian Burke then became a ruthless behind-the-scenes powerbroker in WA politics, business and unions. With his capacity to deliver fundraising largesse to the ALP, his control over preselections, and a cadre of mafia-like devoted supporters, he became the Godfather of WA politics. The amazing story of his spectacular rise and spectacular fall. ISBN: 9781741755565. Our Book No: 16683. $18 AUD.

17. Berthon, Peter (editor); Hall, Marjorie (editor); Hall, William (editor); Harris, John (editor); Robertson, Andrew (editor); Robertson, Carol (editor) (2008). We are Aboriginal: Our 100 years: From Arnhem Land's First Mission to Ngukurr Today. Ngukurr, NT: St Matthew’s Anglican Church. 88 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, stapled, very good condition, photos inside covers, CD inside rear cover, colour text-photos, few black & white & single-colour text-photos, corners covers little creased, minor edgewear & scuffing. This book is a permanent record of the Ngukurr people of Arnhem land, in Australia's Northern Territory. The Ngukurr people know their history (including Roper River Mission and Ngukurr today), but they want to ensure the young people and those not yet born will have pictures and written history to look at. The many photos make this a fascinating book. ISBN: 9781875126262. Our Book No: 30385. $30 AUD.

18. Berzins, Baiba (2007). Australia's Northern Secret: Tourism in the Northern Territory, 1920s to 1980s. Sydney, Glebe: Baiba Berzins. 276 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, sticker front cover, minimal edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. . This book looks at the history of tourism in the Northern Territory from the early years of the colony to the present day. ISBN: 9780958024310. Our Book No: 24005. $30 AUD.

19. Beudel, Saskia (2013). A Country in Mind: Memoir with Landscape (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 362 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear. This book tells stories from Australia's desert heart, examines the entanglement of Aboriginal and European cultures, remembers POW camps in Indonesia during World War 2, and relives childhood epiphanies in a haunting collection of landscapes while tracing family secrets across the globe. The author captures the enigmas of displacement, belonging and the intricacies, often at odds with one another, of Aboriginal and settler understandings of the desert environment. ISBN: 9781742584942. Our Book No: 27136. $30 AUD.

20. Bignell, Merle (1982). First the Spring: A History of the Shire of Kojonup, Western Australia (Reprint, corrected ed). Perth, Nedlands: Kojanup Shire Council / University of Western Australia Press. 251 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), appendices, endpaper maps, green cloth cover, black & white photos, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). Originally published in 1971. This reprint incorporates some minor corrections, plus additional material in two of the appendices. This history of a town in the southwest of Western Australia has been written by the foundation secretary of the Kojanup Historical Society. ISBN: 0855642173. Our Book No: 15836. $30 AUD.

21. Bird, Delys (editor); Haskell, Dennis (editor) (1992). Whose Place? A Study of Sally Morgan's My Place. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 80 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. Essays that offer literary criticism of the bestselling autobiography in which an Australian woman rediscovers her Aboriginal identity. Includes a long interview with Sally Morgan. ISBN: 0207176760. Our Book No: 4510. $16 AUD.

22. Blainey, Geoffrey (1993). The Golden Mile (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 184 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, edges little foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket, top corner rear cover little bumped, minor edgewear, presentation label front free flyleaf. The history of the most productive goldfield in Australia, being one of the world's great gold nations, written to commemorate Kalgoorlie's centenary in June 1993. The gold mines have been worked continuously for 100 years, although a few times it came close to extinction. ISBN: 1863734805. Our Book No: 29318. $28 AUD.

23. Bloemen, Anne; Mason, Bonita (2002). Broome: Through the Lens of Master Photographer Fernande Kuypers. Broome, WA: Broome Historical Society. 112 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Fernande Kuypers, of Belgium's Studio Leyssen, printed and mounted nearly 200 of the photographs that she took in Broome during a three week visit in 2001. These photos formed an exhibition, on the theme of Broome's festival of the pearl, Shinju Matsuri: Many People - One Community. She then donated the collection to the people of Broome in appreciation of their warmth and welcome. The Broome campus of the University of Notre Dame Australia accepted the gift, on behalf of the community, and is looking after and exhibiting the collection. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0957993110. Our Book No: 25189. $20 AUD.

24. Bonn, David (editor); McKee, Sue (illustrator) (2001). Uluru Stories (2nd ed). Alice Springs: Tanami Press. 39 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white drawings, reader crease spine, minor edgewear. The stories centre around animal and plant life that is very important to the Aboriginal people of the region. Uluru is a giant monolith located in the south-western corner of the Northern Territory of Australia. ISBN: 095777723X. Our Book No: 24223. $13 AUD.

25. Bonser, Phil; Woldendorp, Richard (photographer) (1988). Broome and the Pearl Coast (1st ed). Broome, WA: Phil Bonser Research and Presentation Pty Ltd. 40 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), few small scratches covers, minor edgewear, small crease fore-edge rear cover. A guide to the town of Broome, Western Australia, on the shores of Roebuck Bay, about 2200km north of Perth, and famous for its pearling industry. ISBN: 0731635388. Our Book No: 28760. $13 AUD.

26. Boothby, Guy; Wood, Stanley L. (illustrator); Sanctuary, Luke (introduction) (1905). In Strange Company: A Story of Chili and the Southern Seas. London: Ward Lock & Co. 300 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, dark red boards, embossed cover & spine (gilt title cover & spine), four black & white illustrations (includes frontispiece with tissue guard), pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed (few small spots), minimal foxing endpapers, spine ends little bumped, spine little faded, few light stains covers, front hinge & inner hinge lightly split (pages firm), owner’s printed name label inside front cover. This story is set in North Queensland with a pearler as the hero. The novel travels to the Isle of Wight, London, Argentine Republic, Chili (Chile), Tahiti, Batavia, and back to London. The story centres on Marmaduke Plowden who has embezzled 200,000 pounds from his clients in London, and fled to Chili. Written by Australian writer. This is his first novel, copyright 1896. This copy is a later edition that has foour illustrations including the frontispiece, not six as mentioned in the earliest copies. (No date, but about 1900 to 1910.). Our Book No: 40535. $50 AUD.

27. Bowden, Tim (2008). Down Under in the Top End: Penelope Heads North. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 271 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, pages little toned as usual, corners covers little creased. Tim and Ros Bowden take their 4-wheel drive vehicle, named Penelope, and camping trailer, from Australia's east coast to the Top End and into the heart of the outback. ISBN: 9781741754186. Our Book No: 26579. $15 AUD.

28. Bowering, Margaret (2011). The Uncles: The Story of the Heyde Brothers: German Migrants to Western Australia in the Early 1900s. Sydney, Cremorne: Cremorne1.Com. 113 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour frontispiece, laminate lightly lifting rear cover near spine, cover corners little creased, minor edgewear, correction slip loosely inserted. This biography of the five Heyde brothers came about after her frequent visits to the beautiful farm that they pioneered near Manjimup in Western Australia. She researched their lives, obtaining interviews, information and photos from many of the Heyde descendants in Germany, as well as descendants of former neighbours in Manjimup. Excerpts from the brothers' letters home and the photos provided by the Heyde family bring their story to life. ISBN: 9780987152800. Our Book No: 28806. $25 AUD.

29. Bradbury, Ruth M. (2000). And One from England: The Story of an Early Wesleyan Minister (1st ed). Campbell, ACT: Ruth M Bradbury. 240 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece portrait), minor edgewear, cover & few pages corner tips little creased, rubber stamps, spine label. This life of Reverend James Robert Bradbury is the culmination of several years of research by the author. Ruth became interested after reading Reverend Bradbury's shipboard diary and his writings on Palmerston in the Northern Territory. He was born in Manchester, England in 1859. He came to Australia in 1882. He had a strenuous and demanding life which was common with our early ministers after arriving from England in a strange and sometimes unfriendly country. ISBN: 0957799608. Our Book No: 27061. $20 AUD.

30. Breiter, Matthias (1996). Kakadu and the Top End (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 166 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos, black & white drawings, maps, minimal edgewear. This wilderness conservation park in Australia's Northern Territory is managed jointly with the traditional Aboriginal owners. A comprehensive guide to the park and the Top End has something to offer everyone. In addition to Kakadu, this guide also includes Katherine Gorge and Litchfield National Park. ISBN: 0864176473. Our Book No: 24489. $21 AUD.

31. Britt, Margaret (2004). Waiting for the Storm Bird: Life on a Cattle Station in the Sixties. Burleigh, QLD: Poseidon Press. 181 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, light rubbing cover near spine, few tiny scuff marks covers, minor edgewear (mainly corners). An inspiring story of managing a cattle station in the Gulf country, far north Queensland. Written and illustrated by the author. The author came from England to Australia in 1951, and wanting to work with horses, worked as a governess on a Longreach sheep station, then went to a Camooweal cattle property where she met her future husband. In 1958 they went to Forestvale, an 1100 square mile cattle property in the Gulf Country. They stayed until 1970. The company transferred Jack to Lyndhurst, where they stayed 14 years. ISBN: 1920884998. Our Book No: 27549. $25 AUD.

32. Browell, Gordon A. (compiler); Historical Society, Biggenden (1988). The Biggenden Story. Biggenden, QLD / Kingaroy, QLD: Briggenden Historical Society / Printed by Burnett Printing. 96 pp. Paperback large quarto, good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, pages lightly toned, covers creased & little marked, endpages little creased, some edgewear. A history of this Queensland shire, on the Maryborough-Gayndah road. Compiled on the occasion of Australia's Bicentenary celebrations. Noted for agriculture, dairying (and a butter factory), timber and mining. (Later merged into North Burnett Regional Council.). Our Book No: 17879. $30 AUD.

33. Burke, Robert O'Hara; Wills, William John (1971). The Burke and Wills Exploring Expedition: An Account of the Crossing the Continent of Australia, From Cooper's Creek to Carpentaria, Reprinted from "The Argus" (Facsimile, reprint ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions, No. 10]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 36 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, blue leatherette boards, gilt title spine, frontispiece, revised fold-out map inside rear cover, faint foxing top edge, few light marks boards. Facsimile edition. This book is about the successful but fatal feat of crossing the Continent of Australia, by Burke, Wills, Gray, and King. They left Royal Park, Melbourne, on the 20th of August, 1860. There are biographical sketches of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills. Our Book No: 28611. $30 AUD.

34. Burrell, Andrew (2013). Twiggy: The High-stakes Life of Andrew Forrest (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: Black Inc. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, black & white & colour photos, small dent bottom edge front cover & first few pages, bottom corner rear cover creased, few creases front cover, pages lightly toned, bottom corners last few pages lightly creased, minor edgewear. The unauthorised biography of Andrew Forrest, the public face of Australia's once-in-a-life mining boom. Traces Twiggy's business triumphs and disasters to reveal the man behind the myth. The author states that he has tried to be fair, that is, whenever possible to present Andrew Forrest's side of the story. ISBN: 9781863956208. Our Book No: 27372. $16 AUD.

35. Butler, Sally (2007). Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Lockhart River (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 136 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour text-reproductions, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book introduces the unique art of a group of young Aboriginal artists from far north Queensland's Lockhart River community. Their art is about 'Sandbeach' culture and community and its spectacular wilderness environment in Cape York Peninsula. This is the first time this art is brought together in the one place. ISBN: 9780702236341. Our Book No: 28286. $40 AUD.

36. Butt, Peter; Eagleson, Robert (1993). Mabo: What the High Court said. Sydney: Federation Press. 93 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, frontispiece text-photo, minimal toning inside front cover, minor scuffing front cover, minor edgewear. Explains the High Court's Mabo decision on Aboriginal sovereignty of the Murray Islands (Torres Strait, Queensland) in plain English, without gloss, commentary or point of view. This book highlights points of importance, and allows readers to make up their own minds. Our Book No: 13215. $20 AUD.

37. Carment, David (1991). History and the Landscape in Central Australia: A Study of the Material Evidence of European Culture and Settlement (1st ed). Darwin: Australian National University, North Australia Research Unit. 81 pp. Paperback large thin octavo, very good condition, figures, black & white & colour plates, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. A multi-disciplinary approach that explains how historic evidence can be found in various sites, artefacts and structures throughout Central Australia - which often provide as much information about the past as written and oral sources. Topics covered include relations between Europeans and the Aborigines, the role of communications, the place of pastoralists and mining in economic and social development, and the characteristics of the one major urban centre. Provides links between the process of European settlement in Central Australia and the region's contemporary cultural landscape, and how in recent years very different ideas have emerged about the preservation and interpretation of that landscape. Specifically: Aspects of the historical geography of Central Australia - brief historical context and description of Aboriginal regional occupation - Aboriginal sites of significance mentioned - contact history sites - description, physical layout and history of Hermannsburg and Phillip Creek (Manga Manga) - pastoral homesteads - wells on north-south stock route - mining at Arltunga and Tennant Creek - urbanisation of Alice Springs - cultural resource management in Central Australia. ISBN: 0731512952. Our Book No: 26907. $20 AUD.

38. Cawte, John; Lebra, William P. (foreword) (1974). Medicine is the Law: Studies in Psychiatric Anthropology of Australian Tribal Societies (Australian ed). Adelaide: Rigby Limited. 261 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, green pictorial cover, black & white photos centre spread, endpaper map, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication. A classic of transcultural psychiatry, based on expeditions to remote Australian Aboriginal communities in northern Australia. Topics include: child development among the Walbiri at Yuendumu - the Aboriginal doctor (medicine man), healing and tribal law among the Walbiri, and the Kulari, Kuini and Walambi at Kalumburu - concepts of disease - sorcery - malgri (culture-bound illness) among the Lardil and Kaiadilt of Mornington Island - circumcision and subincision. ISBN: 0851797407. Our Book No: 14645. $30 AUD.

39. Chalarimeri, Ambrose Mungala (2001). The Man from the Sunrise Side. Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 226 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear, prize stickers, autograph (author's written name). (Estimated date 2001, Trove.) Autobiography of Ambrose, an Aboriginal man from Drysdale River Mission in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. A wonderful story told with candour and in his own classic words. A tale of monumental change for Aborigines within "this other Eden". Shortlisted book for the 2001 W.A. Premier's Book Award, and winner 2002 NSW Premier's Literary Award. (No date, but 2001, Trove. 1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1875641025. Our Book No: 24110. $12 AUD.

40. Chaloupka, George (1982). Burrunguy, Nourlangie Rock. [Darwin]: Northart. 40 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), pictorial cover, colour photos, map front endpapers, tear centre front cover repaired, minimal foxing top edge reverside side jacket, minor edgewear. Burrunguy, also called Nourlangie Rock, is the best known and most important feature of the Kakadu National Park, which comprises of the western edge and the surrounding lowlands of the vast Arnhem Land Plateau. This fascinating book tells the story of Burrunguy and illustrates the many Aboriginal art works found there. (No date, but 1982, Trove.). ISBN: 094969200X. Our Book No: 25951. $10 AUD.

41. Church, Uniting (1988). Study Document on Deliverance Ministry (2 pamphlets). Brisbane: Uniting Church of Australia, Queensland Synod. 31 + 6 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, large format pamphlets, stapled top corner (rusted), minor edgewear. First pamphlet produced by the 12th Synod, 1988. Second pamphlet produced by the 13th Synod, 1989 (titled: 1989 Report of the Committee on Deliverance Ministry). A Christian response and recommendations for dealing with cases of spirit possession and occult practices (1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 17480. $20 AUD.

42. Clarke, Patricia (1999). Rosa! Rosa! A Life of Rosa Praed, Novelist and Spiritualist. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 274 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minimal foxing top edge, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication title page). This prolific author of 45 novels was a very unusual woman and spiritualist. She was born in frontier Queensland, but spent most of her adult life in the literary, artistic and political circles of London. As a young woman, she moved in the squattocracy circles of Brisbane - and later in London, as a member of Oscar Wilde's circle. Rosa kept notes of the characters and conversations around her - thus her books reveal keen and intelligent observation. ISBN: 0522848559. Our Book No: 14594. $20 AUD.

43. Cole, Tom (1991). Hell West and Crooked (Reprint ed) [Imprint Lives Series]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 360 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear & rubbing. Autobiography of real-life Crocodile Dundee - a young Englishman's life in the Australian Outback (Northern Territory) during the 1920s and 1930s, as drover, and as buffalo and crocodile hunter. ISBN: 0207166927. Our Book No: 18506. $12 AUD.

44. Committee, Centenary Celebrations (1928). Western Australia Centenary 1929 Celebrations: A Golden Land of Golden Opportunities. Perth: Fred Wm Simpson, Government Printer. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, colour cover, internal faint single-colour background drawings, staples rusted, minimal annotation & faint rubber stamp front cover. The is little pamphlet promotes the benefits of investing in Western Australia as it celebrates its centenary. (Estimated date, 1928, printers code.). Our Book No: 17528. $60 AUD.

45. Committee, Great Barrier Reef; Hedley, Charles (1923). The Great Barrier Reef of Australia: A Popular Account of its General Nature (1st ed). Brisbane: Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau. 32 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket, very good condition, leatherette cover (gilt embossed), black & blue text-photos with coloured edge, frontispiece, gilt edges, decorative endpapers, colour fold-out map inside rear cover, spine rubbed, pages lightly toned, spine rubbed (small piece missing bottom edge), boards slightly lifted outwards, printed dedication, minor edgewear. A beautiful little book about the history of The Great Barrier Reef. Describes the general nature and the many early visitors to the Reef including Captain James Cook. A fascinating way to learn about the history of this important part of Australia, and look at what it was like at the time this book was compiled. (Printed dedication states: With best Christmas and New Year wishes, from the Premier of Queensland and Mrs Theodore.). Our Book No: 40237. $40 AUD.

46. Community, Lockhart River; Thompson, Liz (2012). Miiku and Tinta: A Story from Umpila Country [Sharing Our Stories]. Melbourne, Port Melbourne: Pearson Australia. 24 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled, colour text-photos & drawings, slight colour loss top corner title page, cover corners & spine little creased, minor edgewear, old price marks. The Lockhart River Community is situated north of Cairns in Queensland. Residents of the Umpila community in Lockhart River have chosen to share one of their traditional stories. This is a Creation story that tells of Miiku (the black-headed python) and Tinta (two parrot sisters). The story is traditionally told in Umpila language and has been presented in English for this series. The book is illustrated with original artwork by school children from the community, and concludes with interviews with children and elders. ISBN: 9781442562905. Our Book No: 17723. $15 AUD.

47. Community School, Yiyili; Mudeling, Penny (Gooniyandi words) (1998). Yarrangi Gooni: Our Dreaming (1st ed). Halls Creek, WA: Yiyili Community School. 21 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled, black & white illustrations, covers little scratched, spine little creased, minor edgewear. The stories for children come from the East Kimberley region of northern Western Australia situated on what is now known as Louisa Downs Station near the Margaret River. This area is known to the local Gooniyandi people as Marrara. The stories have been handed down orally from one Aboriginal generation to the next. Includes text in the local Aboriginal language. ISBN: 1875617248. Our Book No: 28283. $25 AUD.

48. Condon, Matthew (2013). Three Crooked Kings (Reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 346 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. 'It was the genius of the system . . . from day to day you didn't know who was on the take or not. You didn't know who you could trust.' The shocking true story of Queensland and how a society was shaped by 50 years of corruption. At its core was Terence Lewis, deposed and jailed former police commissioner. From his entry into the force in 1949, Lewis rose through the ranks, becoming part of the so-called Rat Pack with detectives Glendon Patrick Hallahan and Tony Murphy under the guiding influence of Commissioner Frank Bischof. The next four decades make for a searing tale of cops and killings, bagmen and blackmail, and sin and sleaze that exposes a police underworld which operated from Queensland and into New South Wales. Explores the pivotal role that whistleblower Shirley Brifman, prostitute and brothel owner, played until her sudden death. Based on extensive and unprecedented access to Terry Lewis and his personal papers. By award-winning journalist and novelist. ISBN: 9780702238918. Our Book No: 15822. $20 AUD.

49. Condon, Matthew (2014). Jacks and Jokers (The Extraordinary True Story Continues) (Reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 466 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. An exposure of corruption in the Queensland police and government. "The message was powerfully clear. If you threatened the harmony of the Joke, you didn't last long." Continues on from the bestselling "Three Crooked Kings", this sequel opens in 1976. Terry Lewis, exiled in western Queensland, is soon to be controversially appointed Police Commissioner. As for the other two original crooked kings, Tony Murphy is set to ruthlessly take control of the workings of 'The Joke', while Glen Hallahan, retired from the force, shows a keen interest in the illicit drug trade. Meanwhile, ex-cop and bagman Jack Herbert collects the payments and efficiently takes police graft to a whole new level. The Joke heralds an era of hard drugs, illegal gambling and prostitution, and leave in its wake a string of unsolved murders and a trail of dirty money. With the highest levels of police and government turning a blind eye, the careers of honest police officers and the lives of innocent civilians are threatened and often lost as corruption escalates out of control. Award-winning journalist and novelist Matthew Condon once again exposes the shocking behaviour outside the law by the law. ISBN: 9780702249969. Our Book No: 15823. $20 AUD.

50. Connolly, R. R. (1959). Iron Ores in Western Australia [Geological Survey Mineral Resources of Western Australia Bulletin, no. 7]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 103 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, thick card covers (black cloth spine), tables, glossy paper, figures, foldout map at front, minor edgewear. The first comprehensive report on the iron ore deposits of the whole of Western Australia, each of which is briefly described (all reserved by the Crown at that time, and could not be pegged). The focus is on the best-known deposits at that date (1959): Koolan Island and Cockatoo Island (West Kimberley Goldfield), and Koolyanobbing (Yilgarn Goldfield, near Southern Cross). The huge limonite-hematitie-magnetite deposits of the Pilbara south of Port Hedland (Hamersley) are mentioned in the preliminary note but not in the main text, as they had not yet been explored in any detail, presumably. Our Book No: 17524. $50 AUD.

51. Conway, Dan; Hasluck, Sir Paul (foreword) (1990). The Palace in The Alice and the Capital of the Outback, Being Some Memories of the Residency and a Short History of Alice Springs Along With Notes on Its Environment (1st ed). Darwin: Museums and Art Galleries Board of the Northern Territory. 83 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, few black & white text-photos, light creasing covers, covers little scratched, bottom edge rear cover creased (tiny tear), small scuff front cover (sticker removal), faint foxing covers, minor edgewear. A delightful personal perspective of Alice Springs, its people, its surrounds and its flora and fauna. The author spent 13 years as District Officer, and presided over the 1963 Royal Visit to the Alice as well as many other visits, both official and unofficial. ISBN: 0724525297. Our Book No: 26105. $14 AUD.

52. Cook, Julie; Lowth, Sharyn; Williamson, Marilyn (illustrator) (2012). Oh Dear, That's My Rear: Featuring the Fitzroy River Turtle (1st ed). Rockhampton: Fitzroy Basin Association Incorporated (FBA). Unnum 32 pp. Hardback wide square octavo, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings, base spine & bottom corner rear cover little bumped. A very special children's picture book, based on the the Fitzroy River Turtle (Rheodytes Leukops), Queensland. A page of facts about the turtles is at the rear. The story is about Rheo the turtle who wants to help her species because they are endangered. Rheo comes up with some very clever ways to help. This very funny story and the illustrations will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9780987390806. Our Book No: 30672. $30 AUD.

53. Cooks Business, Directories (1933). Cooks Interstate Business Directory of Victoria - Tasmania - New South Wales - Queensland (1st ed). Melbourne: Cooks Business Directories. 481 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, red paper-covered boards (including spine, bottom corners tip worn), black & white text-photos, boards possibly little faded (spine most notable), minor foxing endpapers & few pages, light toning pages, front hinge slightly split (pages firm), front cover little scuffed (eg, part black border missing), some edgewear, rubber stamp title page (roughly crossed out with with biro), otherwise internally very good. This combined Interstate Business Directory has been published to comply with the many requests for a combined directory. The order is: Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland. The start of the Victorian section has a grey title page & general index. The other states have a light blue title page & general index. There is one page of South Australian border towns after Victoria and before Tasmania. A fascinating way to explore some Australian business history. Our Book No: 40555. $200 AUD.

54. Coombs, Anne; Varga, Susan (2001). Broometime (1st ed). Sydney: Sceptre / Hodder Headline. 294 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, some black & white text-photos, colour photos inside covers, pages toned as common, minor edgewear. Two women decide on a whim to live in Broome, in northwestern Western Australia. They become fascinated by this unique community, isolated and laid back, but also bursting with energy, and having a strong multicultural and Indigenous identity. ISBN: 0733609902. Our Book No: 17830. $13 AUD.

55. Craig, Bruce; Hartz, Greg Studio (illustrator); Fraser, Margaret (editor) (2001). Bogged! The Bruce Craig Story (Reprint ed). Toowoomba: Bruce Craig / Printed by The Education Centre. 96 pp. Paperback small oblong, very good condition, few black & white cartoons, few tiny scuffs front cover, covers little faded, front hinge split (pages firm), minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover, autograph (author’s written name). This is the story of Bruce Craig who is working as a cab driver in Queensland. He recounts many incidents, both in and out of his work. His natural good humour and dogged determination take him through the events both funny and sometimes tragic, and account for his philosophy on life. ISBN: 0646392085. Our Book No: 29924. $25 AUD.

56. Creaghe, Emily Caroline; Monteath, Peter (editor) (2004). The Diary of Emily Caroline Creaghe: Explorer (1st ed). Adelaide: Corkwood Press. 117 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), maps, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket (spine slightly faded, few closed edge tears, top corner front cover creased). Caroline Creaghe's diary entries begin on the first day of the year 1883, when she and her husband Harry arrive in Bowen. The diary then follows the remainder of the voyage to Townsville, Port Douglas, Cooktown and then on to Thursday Island, where they joined Favenc and his wife Bessie. They then travelled on board the Truganini, which took them to Normanton on 17 January. Published in full here for the first time, as rescued by historian Peter Monteath. ISBN: 1876247142. Our Book No: 40636. $30 AUD.

57. Croft, Brenda L (curator); Hargreaves, Lynne (with) (2001). Indigenous Culture from Australia (1st ed). Perth: Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA). 6 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, thick card (foldout to 6 pages), beige with black background illustration on cover, one colour photo, three colour reproductions, small scuff front cover, minor edgewear. This brochure has been produced to accompany Indigenous works of art on display at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. Included is a list of Common Terms in Indigenous Art and Culture in Australia. The art work in the brochure is: Front Cover: Joyce Winsley, Baby, 1999, Guildford grasses and cordiline vine. Inside: Mervin Bishop, Gough Whitlam Pours Sand Into Hand of Traditional Land Owner Vincent Lingiari, NT 1975, Colour Print. Aboriginal Flag designed by Luritja/Wombai artist, Harold Thomas, 1971. Torres Strait Islander flag designed by the late Bernard Namok. Rear cover: Sally Morgan, Taken Away, 1988. Synthetic polymer paint on canvas. Our Book No: 40681. $15 AUD.

58. Cross, Stan (1945). Wally and the Major: A Courier-Mail Feature (Unstated 5th Edition) (Unstated 5th ed). Melbourne: Herald and Weekly Times Ltd / Lawrence Kay (Printer). 50 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, good plus condition, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), cartoons, white cloth spine repair, pages toned as usual, small piece missing top edge rear cover (repaired), covers & some page margins little foxed, some edgewear (corner tips). Unstated fifth edition. A collectible cartoon books by Stan Cross, as published for the Courier Mail newspaper, Brisbane. Cover: Wally and the Major supervising dark-skinned canecutters. Editorial states: "The war-time trio of funsters, Wally, Pudden and the Major, have been honorably relieved of their military duties - a relief no doubt - and have transferred their disconcerting efforts to Industry .. they lost no time .. heading for the wide open spaces of the North." Seppelts wine advert rear cover. Sixpence price. (Undated, but 1945. 6d price stated. This annual cartoon book was produced by Herald and Weekly Times newspapers from 1940 to 1960.). Our Book No: 17760. $95 AUD.

59. Cross, Stan (1948). Wally and the Major: A Courier Mail Feature (8th Edition) (8th ed). Melbourne: Herald and Weekly Times Ltd / Edgar H. Baillie (Printer). 50 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), cartoons, pages toned as usual, archival tape along spine, edge tear rear cover repaired, tiny patch insect damage near base spine front cover, minor edgewear. Eighth edition. A collectible cartoon books by Stan Cross, as published for the Courier Mail newspaper, Brisbane. Cover: Visitors day - Wally and the Major and their party visit a machinery factory. Cadbury's milk chocolate advert rear cover. (Excellent condition for age. Undated, but 1948. 6d price stated. This annual cartoon book was produced by Herald and Weekly Times newspapers from 1940 to 1960.). Our Book No: 17759. $95 AUD.

60. Crouch, Michael (2005). The Literary Larrikin: A Critical Biography of T. A. G. Hungerford (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 260 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. A colourful life story of the last grand old man of Australian literature. The author of four novels, a short-story writer and a poet, he has been a soldier and a traveller. This biography also takes an in-depth look at Tom Hungerford the man, the archetypal bachelor of the post-war years. He represents the Australia of yesteryear, when the country still retained a certain innocence and his native Perth was just a big country town. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 1920694390. Our Book No: 21858. $15 AUD.

61. Cuerel, Ruth (1980). Old Illawarra: A Pretend and Truth Book. Brisbane: Courier-Mail Printing Service (Printer). Unnum 16 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, reader creases along spine, stapled (faintly rusted), faint foxing middle pages & inside covers, little creasing & marking rear cover, minor edgewear. A delightful children's story about a very special tree. The story about Illawarra Flame is based on a real Illawarra Flame tree growing close to the author's home (Brisbane?). The charming drawings will delight children of all ages (and quite a few adults, too). Our Book No: 27757. $15 AUD.

62. Cuppaidge, Judy (1988). The Balloon Flyers: Tales of an Australian Childhood. Sydney, McMahons Point: Chapter & Verse / Wellington Lane Press. 152 pp. Paperback (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white drawings, illustrated endpapers. Autobiography that recreates the special people of her childhood in Southern Queensland between the wars (1920s and 1930s). ISBN: 094732206X. Our Book No: 14908. $15 AUD.

63. Dainty (1908). Picturesque Australia: Its Flowers and its Views: Queensland no 2 [Dainty Series]. City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. Unnum pp. Paperback oblong quarto, fair plus condition, card cover, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), full-page black & white plates, tissue guards (detached, creased), colour page borders, ribbon tie along spine, toning & foxing reverse side plates, insect damage patch front cover, edgewear, bookplate inside front cover. (Estimated date, 1908, Trove catalogue.) Photographic views, consisting of title page, and 12 full-page captioned photographic views of Queensland, each set within a border of coloured captioned native wild flowers. Our Book No: 15959. $20 AUD.

64. Daniels, J. L. (1974). The Geology of the Blackstone Region, Western Australia [Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin, no. 123]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 257 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, red flexible cover, figures (black & white text-photos & drawings), tables, colour maps in rear pocket, corners covers little creased, minimal edgewear, small rubber stamp front cover. The first detailed study of the geology of the remote Blackstone region in central far-eastern Western Australia, near the junction of the South Australia and the Northern Territory borders. Mostly describes the Giles Complex, one of the world's major layered intrusive complexes, comparable to the Bushveld, Stillwater and Skaergaard intrusions. Our Book No: 17400. $40 AUD.

65. de Bernieres, Louis; Baker, Alan (illustrator) (2001). Red Dog: An Australian Story (1st Australian ed). Sydney: Alfred A. Knopf / Random House. 119 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), single-colour drawings, some edgewear bottom edge cloth cover, cover photo differs from stock photo. Australian novel, based on a famous red kelpie who lived in Dampier, Western Australia. Red Dog has now become a star in a major motion picture. The author states that the stories are based upon what really happened to Red Dog, the characters are invented, except John. The real Red Dog was born in 1971, and died in 1979; his bronze statue is just outside the town of Dampier. ISBN: 1740510852. Our Book No: 17443. $15 AUD.

66. de Bernieres, Louis; Baker, Alan (illustrator) (2011). Red Dog (Reprint ed). Sydney: Random House. 119 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Australian novel, based on a famous red kelpie who lived in Dampier, Western Australia. Red Dog has now become a star in a major motion picture. The author states that the stories are based upon what really happened to Red Dog, the characters are invented, except John. The real Red Dog was born in 1971, and died in 1979; his bronze statue is just outside the town of Dampier. ISBN: 9781742752259. Our Book No: 25953. $10 AUD.

67. De Groen, Francis (1998). Xavier Herbert: A Biography (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 349 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket, pages little toned. This is the first biography of Queensland novelist Xavier Herbert (1901 - 1984), author of the award-winning "Capricornia". Examines the contradictions at the core of his turbulent life and career. It charts his lifelong quest to discover the reality of his existence and to forge a larger-than-life identity. The book highlights his compulsion to write and shows his abiding themes, including those relating to sex and women. There are many photos, some of which have never been published before. ISBN: 0702230219. Our Book No: 29760. $25 AUD.

68. de la Hunty, L. E. (1963). The Geology of the Manganese Deposits of Western Australia [Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin no. 116]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 122 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, thick card covers (brown cloth spine), black & white photos, tables, glossy paper, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, library marks (rubber stamps, pocket, stickers including spine, texta marks including front cover), some edgewear. A first bulletin by the GSWA that describes in detail the manganese deposits of Western Australia, mainly in the Pilbara Goldfield, and the Peak Hill Goldfield. Because of the scarcity of manganese at the time, the government had initiated a quota for exports, and thus the economic potential of these deposits needed to be assessed. (A separate atlas of 15 plates is MISSING.). Our Book No: 17481. $40 AUD.

69. De Pierres, Paul (compiler) (1987). Wyalkatchem & Districts War Service 1899 - 1976 (Including Benjaberring, Korrelocking, Minnivale, Nalkain, Nembudding and Yorkrakine). Wyalkatchem, WA: Paul de Pierres. 102 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket as issued, dark green cloth cover (gilt lettering & decorative borders), very good condition, glossy paper, black & white text-photos, small mark fore-edge, cover corners lightly bumped. (Limited edition, unstated number of copies.) This book is a very special tribute to the war service personnel of Wyalkatchem and surrounding districts in the Western Australia wheatbelt. The book covers the Boer War, World War 1, World War 2, Korea, Vietnam, South East Asia and the Middle East, and consists largely of photos of servicemen and women. ISBN: 0731601874. Our Book No: 25596. $50 AUD.

70. De Pierres, Paul (compiler) (1990). War Service Personnel of the Yilgarn 1900 - 1972. Perth, Swanbourne: Southern Cross and Yilgarn District Historical Society / John Burridge Military Antiques. 91 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket as issued, red cloth cover (gilt lettering & decorative borders), very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, few small marks free flyleaf & title page. (Limited edition, unstated number of copies.) This book is a very special tribute to the veterans of the Yilgarn District in Western Australia. The late Mr Doug Davey compiled a large collection of photos of former service personnel who have lived in the Yilgarn. Paul De Pierres with the help of the Southern Cross and Yilgarn District Historical Society collated them into this book, which consists largely of photos of servicemen and women. ISBN: 0731687515. Our Book No: 25595. $50 AUD.

71. Dennison, William; Abal, Eva G. (1999). Moreton Bay Study: A Scientific Basis for the Healthy Waterways Campaign (1st stated ed). Brisbane: South East Queensland Regional Water Quality Management Strategy Team. 245 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, graphs, colour text-photos, small mark top edge, minor edgewear, erratum sheet loosely inserted. This book gives the highlights of the scientific data, interpretation of results, rationale for the water quality strategy obtained in the Moreton Bay Study, Brisbane (Queensland). Over 100 scientists from Australia and overseas intensively studied Moreton Bay and its river estuaries, and this book gives an overview of the results in an easy-to-read communication-based format. ISBN: 0958636818. Our Book No: 29287. $30 AUD.

72. Dillon, Colin; Gilling, Tom (with) (2016). Code of Silence: How One Honest Police Officer Took on Australia's Most Corrupt Police Force (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. Colin Dillon is an extraordinary man. He was the first Indigenous policeman in Australia. But that is actually a very small part of his story. He was also the first serving police officer to voluntarily appear before the Fitzgerald Commission of Inquiry in 1987 and give first-hand evidence of police corruption. His evidence was instrumental in eventually sending some police, including Police Commissioner Terry Lewis, and politicians to prison. Revealing, powerful and uncompromising, this is the story of Colin Dillon's nearly 40 years in a police force rotten to the core. It describes the extraordinary range of criminal activities - drugs, gaming, SP bookmaking, brothels, vehicle theft - that were allowed to operate with impunity in return for bribes. It also tells of the high price an honest man and his family paid for his decision to break the code of silence. ISBN: 9781760290580. Our Book No: 17002. $18 AUD.

73. Dixon, R. M. W. (Robert) (1977). A Grammar of Yidin [Yidijn] [Cambridge Studies in Linguistics]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 563 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), edgewear jacket (tape marks reverse side, edge tears notably base of spine repaired), owner's written name. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book by the professor of linguistics, Australian National University (ANU), is a followup to his previous book: The Dyirbal Language of North Queensland. Yidin is a northern neighbour of the Dyirbal in the Cairns region of Queensland. It is also a dying language, but is grammatically distinct. The syntax is of a mixed ergative type that cannot be easily accommodated in standard linguistic theory. He explains the grammar in terms of configurations rather than the more usual tree diagrams. He includes a vocabulary and three sample texts, two of traditional myths, and one of an autobiographical account of interaction with early missionaries. (No 19 in this series.). ISBN: 0521214629. Our Book No: 12479. $80 AUD.

74. Dodd, Mark (2011). The Last Pearling Lugger: A Pearl Diver's Story (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 240 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, corner tips covers & some pages little worn, edges lightly toned, minor creasing & edgewear. This book is his memoir of five seasons on the Broome pearling fleet as a deckhand and diver in the late 1970s and early 1980s. ISBN: 9781742610498. Our Book No: 27594. $18 AUD.

75. Donald, Ron (2008). The Queen of Moreton Bay: An Historical Novel. Bribie Island, QLD: Self Published: Ron Donald/Printed by Victory Press. 130 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. (Estimated date, 2008).) This book is an historical novel and, for the purpose of dialogue between characters, the names of some people and places have been fictionalised. The novel focuses on the excursion ferry Koopa which ran on the Brisbane River and the open waters of Moreton Bay for nearly half a century, becoming the best-known and most popular steamship of its kind in the history of Queensland. ISBN: 9780957945210. Our Book No: 27094. $30 AUD.

76. Dow, D. B.; Gemuts, I. (1969). Geology of the Kimberley Region, Western Australian: The East Kimberley [Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 135 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover, frontispiece photo, figures (maps, tables), black & white text-photos (plates), large colour map and smaller table foldout inside rear cover pocket, bottom edge little marked, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear corners, rubber stamps front cover. A report on the regional geology and ore deposits of the East Kimberley region, northern tip of Western Australia. Published jointly with the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra. (No 120 in this series.). Our Book No: 17429. $40 AUD.

77. Downes, Jim; Daum, Berthold (1996). Australia by Rail: The Ghan from Adelaide to Alice [Alice Springs]. Melbourne, Cromer: Lichtbild Pty Ltd. 80 pp. Hardback square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos, faint sticker mark front free flyleaf, minor edgewear. The story of The Ghan train, which travels from Adelaide (South Australia) to Alice Springs (Northern Territory), and named after the Afghan camel riders. ISBN: 0646272888. Our Book No: 1578. $20 AUD.

78. Drewe, Robert (1998). The Drowner (Reprint ed). Sydney: Picador / Pan Macmillan. 329 pp. Paperback, very good condition, tiny mark top edge, pages lightly toned as usual. A novel about the romance of water. Will Dance, a young water engineer, finds himself in the heart of the Western Australian desert on a project to bring fresh water to the area. ISBN: 0330360124. Our Book No: 22926. $10 AUD.

79. Drewe, Robert (2012). Montebello: A Memoir (1st ed). Melbourne: Hamish Hamilton / Penguin Books. 291 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, reader crease in spine, edges & pages lightly toned, small slightly faded area rear cover (sticker removal). This book is a moving sequel to "The Shark Net". The author writes with his characteristic frankness, humour and cinematic imagery. He travels to the Montebellos (site of atomic tests) to visit the territory that has held his imagination since childhood. ISBN: 9780670893473. Our Book No: 27369. $18 AUD.

80. Dunbar, James; Reddy, Prasuna; May, Stephen (2011). Deadly Healthcare: Rogue Surgeons, Overburdened Hospitals, Medical Mismanagement, Burgeoning Bureaucracy, Doctor Shortages (1st ed). Brisbane, Bowen Hills: Australian Academic Press. 193 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, faint tide marks last three pages (former water contact now dry, does not effect text), minor edgewear & scuffing. Examines the large amount of public data about Australia's own "Dr Death", Jayant Patel (Bundaberg Hospital). The authors interviewed key figures in the affair to reveal in detail how it happened, who was to blame, and how it can be avoided. Drawing on cases and experiences, they reveal how institutional weaknesses are able to be exploited by individuals with serious personality problems. This is a relevant and timely book for anyone who is part of a modern complex healthcare network. ISBN: 9781921513756. Our Book No: 29420. $25 AUD.

81. Durack, Mary (1984). Sons in the Saddle (Reprint ed). London / Melbourne: Constable / Hutchinson Australia. 442 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), frontispiece portrait, black & white text-photos, spine faded jacket (minor edgewear). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A sequel to "Kings in Grass Castles", about the pioneering Durack family in the Kimberleys, Western Australia (written by the famous novelist in the family). A wonderfully readable and lively family saga, centred on the commanding figure of her father, Michael (M. P.) Durack. ISBN: 0091484200. Our Book No: 3442. $35 AUD.

82. Durack, Mary (1996). Keep Him My Country (Reprint ed). London: Corgi Books. 272 pp. Paperback, very good condition, corner tip rear cover creased, top edge minimally foxed, minor edgewear. Australian novel about a young man determined to manage an ailing cattle station in the Northern Territory. The author is from the Irish-Australian family who set up a cattle empire. ISBN: 0733800246. Our Book No: 1662. $10 AUD.

83. Durack, Mary (1998). Sons in the Saddle (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam. 448 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos centre spread. A sequel to "Kings in Grass Castles", about the pioneering Durack family in the Kimberleys, Western Australia (written by the novelist family member). ISBN: 0733801579. Our Book No: 10214. $15 AUD.

84. Durack, Mary (1999). Keep Him My Country (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam. 302 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Australian novel about a young man determined to manage an ailing cattle station in the Northern Territory. The author is from the Irish-Australian family who set up a cattle empire. ISBN: 1863251669. Our Book No: 1662A. $10 AUD.

85. Easterby, Harry T.; Gibson, William G. (foreword) (1929). The Queensland Sugar Industry: An Historical Review. Brisbane: Frederick Phillips, Government Printer. 226 pp. Paperback tall octavo, very good condition, decorative cover, marble pattern on thin card covers, black & white photos, tables, top corner front cover tips & few pages little creased, spine little creased (during manufacture), minor edgewear, tiny annotation title page, rubber stamp. A special book written by the late Harry Easterby, who was involved in the sugar industry for many years, and was the Director of the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations at the time this book was written. He provides an outline of the Sugar Industry in Queensland which at the time supplied 96% of the sugar in Australia. He also writes that the Industry in the later years has been bound up with politics, both Federal and State. A great book for anyone interested in this part of Australia's history. (Estimated date, 1929, Trove catalogue.). Our Book No: 29910. $80 AUD.

86. Edwards, Captain Edward; Hamilton, George; Thomson, Basil (introduction) (1914). Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora, Desptached to Arrest the Mutineers of the "Bounty" in the South Seas, 1790 - 91 (1st ed). London: Francis Edwards. 177 pp. Hardback octavo, good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover (lightly flecked), top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, large fold-out map at rear, endpapers & some pages foxed, pages faintly toned, inner hinge little split (pages form), minor edgewear corners, owner's written name. First edition. A description of the voyage of H.M.S. Pandora, as told by the captain Edward Edwards, which was sent from Britain in 1790 to the Pacific in search of the mutineers of H.M.S. Bounty. Also includes a report by ship surgeon George Hamilton. The Pandora was shipwrecked on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, in 1791. (Owner's name: Harold W. Brooks, 1934.). Our Book No: 17089. $200 AUD.

87. Edwards, Hugh (1984). Port of Pearls: Broome's First 100 Years. Perth, Swanbourne: Hugh Edwards. 198 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, black & white text-photos (few colour), spine little creased, spine ends little scuffed, faint tide marks (previous water contact now dry) top edge rear cover & last few pages, minor edgewear corners, autograph (author's written name). This is the story of Broome, Western Australia. In March 1942, the pearling fleet was burnt, then faced bankruptcy, in the 1960s pearl-farming was introduced, and local cultured pearls are now the biggest and best in the world and the industry is worth millions of dollars annually. The Western Australian author is also a marine photographer, and his historical and contemporary look at Broome make this a fascinating book. ISBN: 0646193090. Our Book No: 28913. $18 AUD.

88. Edwards, Hugh (1989). The Remarkable Dolphins of Monkey Mia (Wild Dolphins Meet People at the Shark Bay Shore). Perth, Swanbourne: Hugh Edwards. 110 pp. Paperback octavo, stiffened cover, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. Monkey Mia, in Shark Bay, Western Australia, is unique - the only place in the world where wild dolphins and people come together in peace and goodwill. A beautiful book for anyone with an interest in nature and our environment. ISBN: 0731679822. Our Book No: 6776A. $10 AUD.

89. Edwards, Hugh (1994). Pearls of Broome and Northern Australia. Perth, Swanbourne: Hugh Edwards. 84 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos, black & white photos endpapers & frontispiece, some toning inside covers, bottom corner front cover & top corner rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. The story of the famous pearling industry that is a major part of Broome's history. The Western Australian author is also a marine photographer, and this book also includes photos of the items that make up the pearl divers equipment, and the finished pearls in their beautiful settings. A wonderful book for anyone wanting to learn about Broome's history. ISBN: 0646193090. Our Book No: 29184. $13 AUD.

90. Edwards, Ron (1996). Sailing Ships of Cairns: Past and Present. Kuranda, QLD: Rams Skull Press. 44 pp. Paperback trade, card covers, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white drawings, staples rusted, minor edgewear, light creasing along spine, faint foxing front cover, small rubbed spot front cover. (Estimated date, 1996, Trove catalogue.) The author has written and illustrated this small book about sailing ships of Cairns, Queensland. This book has information on more than 200 vessels that played some part in the history of the tropical east coast. Where possible, the drawings have been based on old photos or written descriptions. ISBN: 187587223X. Our Book No: 25702. $15 AUD.

91. Ellis, H. A. (1950). Some Economic Aspects of the Principal Tantalum-bearing Deposits of the Pilbara Goldfield, North-western Division [etc] [Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin, no. 104]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 93 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, thick card covers (tan cloth spine), tables, glossy paper, figures, large foldout colour maps at rear, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, library marks (texta marks, pocket, labels, rubber stamps), covers toned, written title on spine, corners covers & few pages bumped, some edgewear. This detailed report was mainly written in 1944 in support of the wartime needs for tantalum concentrates from an American company. The Pilbara was the prewar supplier of 90% of the world production of this strategic metal. (Contains 8 large colour foldout maps at the rear.). Our Book No: 17488. $50 AUD.

92. Ellis, R. F. (1990). Rails to the Tableland: The Story of the Cairns Railway (Reprint ed). Brisbane: Australian Railway Historical Society, QLD Division. 72 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour photos, maps, minor edgewear, spine ends little rubbed, covers little faded, few light marks front cover, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. This is the story of the Cairns railway, and it is dedicated to those hardy pioneering men and women who, a century ago, made a dream into a reality. The many photos bring this important piece of Australian history to life. ISBN: 0909937060. Our Book No: 27559. $15 AUD.

93. Erickson, Rica (2005). A Naturalist's Life. Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press. 144 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, colour photos,, minor edgewear. In this inspiring book, the Western Australian botanical artist writes about how she became interested in natural history, her guides, mentors and associates, and how she did her research. The book is interspersed with reproductions of some of her writings, drawings and paintings from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. ISBN: 1920694277. Our Book No: 17633. $22 AUD.

94. Eyre, Edward John (1964). Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia, and Overland from Port Adelaide to King George's Sound, in the Years 1840 - 1 [etc] (2 volumes) (1st facsimile ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions, no. 7]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 448 + 512 pp. Each volume: Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, brown leatherette cover (spine lettering, little faded), black & white plates (including frontispiece), tables, folded map in rear pocket, minor toning & foxing edges, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. Heavy (1.8 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Facsimile edition, originally published London, 1845. First facsimile printing, unstated limited edition, about 500 copies. Contains all 23 plates (some full-page including frontispiece, some within-text linocuts). In 1839, Eyre made two expeditions from Adelaide to Lake Torrens, and from Port Lincoln to Streaky Bay. In June 1840 he set out on his most notable expedition, westward from Adelaide along the Great Australian Bight, with one white companion (Baxter) and three Aborigines. Baxter was murdered by two of the Aborigines, and Eyre and the remaining Aborigine reached Albany after a desperate journey. Eyre includes much valuable material on the Aborigines and their habits. Our Book No: 4024. $150 AUD.

95. Falkenberg, Aslaug; Fakenberg, Johannes (1981). The Affinal Relationship System: A New Approach to Kinship and Marriage among the Australian Aborigines at Port Keats [Oslo Studies in Social Anthropology]. Oslo: Universitetetsforlaget. 206 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, tables, edgewear jacket (spine jacket faintly faded), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Norwegian anthropological study of marriage and kinship among the Aboriginal people of Port Keats (now Wadeye), Northern Territory. This book follows up on a previous study "Kin and Totem" (1962). ISBN: 8200055639. Our Book No: 15622. $150 AUD.

96. Fenner, Charles (1956). A Geography of South Australia and the Northern Territory (9th, revised ed). Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 184 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, light blue boards (navy writing), frontispiece, illustrated endpapers, black & white photos, maps, tables, spine ends chipped, covers little marked, pages lightly toned (edges toned,), some edgewear & rubbing, owner's written name & details reverse side front free flyleaf. Ninth edition, extensively revised. Consists of certain chapters of the larger book South Australia: A Geographical Study, re-arranged and re-written for the use of candidates for the Intermediate Examination in Geography. It has been considerably revised and extended by staff of the Geography Department of the University of Adelaide and the original author. A great book for students and anyone with an interest in geography in South Australia and the Northern Territory. Our Book No: 29917. $30 AUD.

97. Ferguson, Adele (2012). Gina Rinehart (The Untold Story of the Richest Woman in the World). Sydney: Macmillan. 490 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos centre spread, spine lightly creased, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. Gina Rinehart is not just the richest person in Australian history, she is fast becoming one of the richest people in the world. The daughter of Lang Hancock: mining millionaire and discoverer of the world's largest iron ore deposit in the Pilbara, Western Australia. The definitive biography, shining a light into the private world of Gina Rinehart, her family, her feuds, and iron determination that has driven her relentless rise. ISBN: 9781742610979. Our Book No: 15615. $30 AUD.

98. Fetherstonhaugh, Cuthbert (1917). After Many Days: Being the Reminiscences of Cuthbert Fetherstonhaugh (1st ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 416 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, green cloth cover, black & white plates (including frontispiece portrait), top edge foxed, cover fore-edge bumped (corner bumped rear cover), gilt lettering spine faded, endpapers toned, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, spine ends little chipped, rubber library stamp front free flyleaf (gilt library stamp front cover), small round hole top edge near spine rear cover (metal reinforcement), bookshop sticker & rubber stamp. First edition. The memoirs of a sheep rancher from the Rockhampton region, Queensland. (Rubber stamp of the A. J. Soutar Library, Commercial Banking Company of Sydney. Angus & Robertson sticker. Tyrrells Book Shop rubber stamp.). Our Book No: 17336. $250 AUD.

99. Fison, D. C. (1970). The History of the Royal Children's Hospital Brisbane. Brisbane: Royal Children's Hospital Brisbane Woman's Auxiliary. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, thick card cover (cloth spine), black & white text-photos, staples rusted, sticker mark front cover, old price marks, non-author written dedication. proceeds from the sale of this book go to the Royal Children's Hospital Brisbane Woman's Auxiliary. Our Book No: 17018. $20 AUD.

100. Frame, Tom (2010). HMAS Sydney (Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Hachette Australia. 412 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Detailed re-examination of Australia's greatest naval tragedy. In November 1941 the HMAS Sydney fought a close-quarters naval battle with the German armed raider "Kormoran" off Carnarvon on the West Australian coast. Both ships suffered fatal damage and sank. Although more than 300 German sailors were recovered or captured, none of the 645 men aboard Sydney survived. The wreck of HMAS Sydney has only recently been discovered. ISBN: 9780733623639. Our Book No: 15320. $20 AUD.

101. Frylink Anderson, Linda (2016). Sailing in my Sarong: Around the World - a 30 Year Dream. Maroochydore, QLD: Linda Frylink Anderson / Express Print and Mail. 388 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, minimal edgewear. The Queensland author and her husband set sail on a voyage around the world that took two years to complete. She suffered from sea sickness, was terrified of storms and had limited sailing experience. They made the trip in their home-built yacht. This 30,000-nautical-mile voyage was about achieving their dream. They gained a lot from their travels and gave a lot to the people they met on the journey. This is a story of overcoming a massive challenge and leaving a small part of themselves in every one of the 30 countries they visited in their swift yet tough yacht Valiam. ISBN: 9780980875300. Our Book No: 30509. $35 AUD.

102. Furlong, Monica (1996). Flight of the Kingfisher: A Journey Among the Kukatja Aborigines (1st ed). London: HarperCollins. 178 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), light foxing top edge, pages faintly toned, remainder stripe. A spiritual sojourn among Aborigines in Western Australia by the biographer and writer of children's stories. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0002553317. Our Book No: 2713. $10 AUD.

103. Gallop, Geoff; Blair, Tony (foreword) (1998). A State of Reform: Essays for a Better Future (1st stated ed). Perth, Wembley: Helm Wood Publishers. 124 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, tables, top corner rear cover little creased. The Labor Opposition Leader (and later Premier) outlines a new vision for Western Australia that is inclusive and democratic. He proposes ways and means by which the power of government can be used to promote social, economic and environmental improvement whilst at the same time subject to a range of checks and balances that protect our rights and interests. ISBN: 0646337300. Our Book No: 28395. $18 AUD.

104. Ganambarr, Gunybi; Dhurrumuwuy, Marika; Wanambi, Boliny; Gregory, Bill (introduction) (2009). Gunybi Ganambarr: Bark Paintings Ceremonial Poles Sculpture (1st ed). Sydney, Annandale: Annandale Galleries. 47 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations, minor edgewear. This book was published by Annandale Galleries in association with Buku-Larrngay Mulka NE Arnhem Land for the Exhibition on 28 October - 5 December 2009 at Annandale Galleries. There are essays by John McDonald and Will Stubbs. This very special book has artist biographies and photos at the rear. Only 1000 copies were published. ISBN: 9780980540239. Our Book No: 27357. $18 AUD.

105. Garden Designers, Maleny's; Mclean, Glenys (typesetter); Spencer, Stuart (illustrator) (1987). A Garden Tour around Maleny and District. Maleny, QLD: Maleny Printers. 19 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, card cover, stapled pamphlet (rusted staples), black & white illustrations, map, few creases in front cover, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This special little booklet is a guide to the many beautiful gardens, both old and new, small and large, in and around the township of Maleny, Queensland. The gardens are all private home gardens and not show gardens, and the gardens chosen can be seen in part or wholly from the road. There are also places to eat, have a picnic or stay, listed in the booklet. (No date, but late 1980s. There is a mention of Daylily Nursery relocating during 1988.) Our Book No: 29809. $18 AUD.

106. Garstone, Ray (1976). Birds of the West: Bird Life of Western Australia. Perth: Westviews. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Estimated date: 1976 (Trove catalogue). Pictorial pamphlet of native birds in Western Australia. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 4360. $10 AUD.

107. Gartrell, Marjorie (1957). Dear Primitive: A Nurse Among the Aborigines. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 122 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, pages faintly toned, reverse side jacket lightly toned (small edge tears, minor loss top spine & corners), edges lightly foxed, some edgewear, owner's pencilled written name. The author spent a year as a nursing sister among the Aboriginal people in remote areas of Central Australia near Alice Springs. Very good description of Aboriginal culture from a 1950s perspective. Our Book No: 26716. $15 AUD.

108. Giese, Diana (2009). A Better Place To Live: Making the Top End a New Kind of Community. Perth, Claremont / Adelaide: Freshwater Bay Press / Seaview Press. 117 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. This book is about the Giese family arriving in Darwin in 1954. Darwin was an outpost, ruined by bombing raids during WW2, in a country that was itself searching for a role in the post-war world. In this portrayal of her family's involvement in the process of reconstruction that led eventually to self-government, the author - daughter of Harry and Nancy, both post-war pioneers - shows how the people of the Top End, of many different backgrounds, created a new kind of community. Assisted by a Northern Territory Archives Service History Grant. Lengthy discussion of indigenous communities. ISBN: 9781740085212. Our Book No: 26532. $40 AUD.

109. Gilleland, Ray (2012). The Nullarbor Kid: Stories from My Trucking Life. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 265 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner tips front cover lightly creased, top spine little bumped, light crease front cover, rear hinge little split (pages firm), minor edgewear. His fascinating life story as a pioneer trucker on the Nullarbor in postwar Australia. A time when trucks were viewed as an 'upstart industry' that threatened existing railway systems. The author tells of the adventures he and his mates had when the trucking industry was born, and the battlelines between government and truckers. ISBN: 9781742379494. Our Book No: 30527. $20 AUD.

110. Green, Mona; Lofts, Pamela (1984). The Echidna and the Shade Tree: An Aboriginal Story (1st ed). Sydney: Scholastic Press. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong, very good plus condition, full-page colour illustrations, minimal edgewear. Australian children's picture book based on a story, told by Mona Green of the Djaru tribe to Aboriginal children living in Halls Creek, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their paintings of the story. ISBN: 086896266X. Our Book No: 23412. $10 AUD.

111. Greene, Gracie; Tramacchi, Joe; Gill, Lucille (1999). Tjarany Tjaranykura Tjukurrpa Ngaanpa Kalkinpa Wangka Tjukurrtjanu: Roughtail the Dreaming of the Roughtail Lizard and Other Stories Told by the Kukatja (Reprint ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 53 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, red & black drawings, colour illustrations, tiny closed tears spine ends, minor edgewear corners, sticker mark rear cover. This is a very special book with the stories from the Kukatja (Gugadja) people, who have given permission for Gracie, Lucy and Joe to tell their stories, which are written in English and Kukatja. The stories were told to Gracie in Kukatja and English, while she was visiting Lucy and Joe at Noonkanbah, about halfway between Wirrumanu (Balgo) and Broome,at Christmas 1987. This children’s picture book for older children is also suitable as an art book for adults. The main story is called: The Roughtail Lizard Dreaming. The other stories are: The Crow and the Eagle, The Emu and the Turkey, The Black Goanna, The Witchetty Grub Man Dreaming, Kalpartu the Dreamtime Snake, How the Emu got Short Wings, and The Seven Sisters. Chosen for the Children's Book Council of Australia Eve Pownall Award for Information Books. ISBN: 1875641300. Our Book No: 40069. $20 AUD.

112. Greenup, Alice (2013). Educating Alice: How a City Girl Found Love and a New Life in the Outback - then Nearly Lost It All. Sydney: HarperCollins. 314 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, light crease at cover near spine, minor edgewear corners. An inspiring story about a city girl named Alice who answers an ad for a governess on a Queensland cattle station. Alice met a young jackaroo and fell in love. An engaging tale of how her life changed forever. ISBN: 9780732288105. Our Book No: 29045. $20 AUD.

113. Griffiths, Owen (1947). Dhidgerry Dhoo: A Tale Woven Around Fact. Sydney: P. & S. Press. 60 pp. Paperback small, dustjacket (fixed to spine), card cover, very good condition, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins, small edge tears), autograph (author's extensive written dedication front free flyleaf). (Estimated date, 1947, Trove catalogue.) A folk story which tells of the good deeds done by Aborigines during 1942, when a Japanese invasion of northern Australia seemed imminent. They were widely employed as coastal pilots, bush-runners, scouts, trackers and plane-spotters. The author previously wrote "Darwin Drama". Our Book No: 14493. $15 AUD.

114. Grose, Peter (2009). An Awkward Truth: The Bombing of Darwin February 1942 (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 258 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, corner tip front cover creased, bottom edge rubbed, minimal edgewear & creasing. The Japanese bombing raid on Darwin, on 19 February 1942, was the first wartime assault on Australian soil. The Japanese struck with the same carrier-borne force that devastated Pearl Harbor only ten weeks earlier. There was a difference: more bombs fell on Darwin, more civilians were killed, and more ships were sunk. The people of Darwin abandoned their town, leaving it to looters, a few anti-aircraft batteries, and a handful of dogged defenders with single-shot rifles. Yet the story has remained in the shadows. Drawing on long-hidden documents and first-person accounts, Grose tells what really happened. There was much to be proud of in Darwin that day: courage, mateship, determination and improvisation. But the dark side of the story involves looting, desertion and a calamitous failure of leadership. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781741756432. Our Book No: 15138. $14 AUD.

115. Groves, Mary (2011). An Outback Life: How Love Led Me Across the Vast Top End - from Campfires to Cattle Stations, and from Tragedy to Good Fortune (Reprint ed). Sydney: Arena / Allen & Unwin. 319 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, top corner rear cover creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This is the author's fascinating memoir about her time in the outback. At the age of 14, her family moved from Melbourne to Mataranka, a small isolated town in the Northern Territory. In her early 20s, Mary met and fell in love with Joe Groves. They had four children and led an exciting and challenging life managing and owning an array of cattle stations. Mary states that she has not used real names in these stories, and the terminology is that of the 60s and 70s, and some remarks may seem sexist or racist - they are not intended to be derogatory, but were terms used in the Territory in her time there. ISBN: 9781742377056. Our Book No: 30203. $15 AUD.

116. Guinness, Clare (1983). All and About Dunsborough (Revised, reprint ed). Perth: J. & C. Guinness / Printed By Jubilee Printing. 60 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, thin flexible covers, stapled, single-colour drawings, few light creases rear cover, staples lightly rusted, top corner front cover & few pages little creased, minor edgewear. About a small town in the southwestern corner of Western Australia and the surrounding region, including the natural highlights. An updated edition of "Round and about Dunsborough", including parts of "From Quedjinup to Dunsborough". The authors have covered: early settlement, places of interest, wildlife park, Yallingup caves, driving around Dunsborough, Cape Naturaliste, Curtis Bay, Castle Bay and Castle Rock, Cape Farm and Bunkers Bay, Quindalup, Busselton, the vineyards. Our Book No: 26629. $15 AUD.

117. Guinness, Rupert (2018). Overlander: One Man's Epic Race to Cross Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney, Cammeray: Simon & Schuster. 315 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, colour route map inside covers, minor edgewear. This is a memoir about an epic bike race across one of the most challenging parts of Australia. The author set out to race from Fremantle in Western Australia to the Opera House in Sydney, a gruelling distance of 5000 kilometres that would test both physical endurance and psychological resilience. The riders competed unassisted across one of the most beautiful and inhospitable places on earth. A terrible tragedy stopped competitors in their tracks, and Rupert had to make one of the toughest decisions of his life, and he discovered the incredible power of the human spirit. ISBN: 9781925640090. Our Book No: 40630. $30 AUD.

118. Gunn, Aeneas (1987). We of the Never-Never and The Little Black Princess (Reprint ed) [Collector's Library of Australia's Great Books]. Sydney, Kensington: Times House. 229 pp. Hardback octavo, red cloth cover (decorative gilt & black), gilt top edge, very good plus condition, few black & white photos, string bookmark. Relates the story of Mrs Aeneas Gunn and her time spent at the remote Elsey cattle station, Northern Territory. "The Little Black Princess" was published in 1905 and "We of the Never-Never" in 1908. The latter book has been placed first in this combined volume (with the exception of the last chapter which is now the Afterword), because it tells of the Gunn's trek to Elsey Station and of the many incidents that occurred during that journey and during their stay at the station. ISBN: 0858357097. Our Book No: 25176. $20 AUD.

119. Gunn, R. H.; Galloway, R. W.; Pedley, L.; Fitzpatrick, E. A. (1967). Lands of the Nogoa-Belyando Area, Queensland [Land Research Series]. Melbourne: CSIRO. 190 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, figures, tables, black & white plates. Plus four large colour folding maps. All within card envelope (edge torn). Separate papers cover land systems, climate, geology, soils, vegetation and land use. Our Book No: 13350. $15 AUD.

120. Guth, Henk (1985). Alice Springs As It Was: In Old Photographs (1st ed). Alice Springs: Henk Guth, Panorama Guth. 147 pp. Paperback square trade, good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, front flyleaf removed, minimal foxing edges, top corners few pages little worn. The story of Alice Springs (Northern Territory) around the year 1900 told in beautiful sepia photos. The compiler and presenter was born in Arnhem, Holland and emigrated to Australia in 1960. He wanted to present this very special book so that Alice could be remembered "as she was". (No ISBN in book.). Our Book No: 26535. $15 AUD.

121. Hall, Thomas (1987). A Short History of The Downs Blacks Known as The Blucher Blacks (1st this ed). Toowoomba: Vintage Books. 50 pp. Paperback small trade, very good plus condition, dark green card covers, dark green endpapers, minimal edgewear. This book is a short history of the Aborigines from the Blucher Tribe, Canning (Warwick) and Darling Downs regions, Queensland. The book covers: Law, Leadership, Social Control, Bora, Tattooing, Weapons, Utensils and Hunting. (A photocopied reprint of a booklet originally published in the 1920s. Our Book No: 40588. $80 AUD.

122. Hamilton, Hugh; Thomas, Pete (1971). They Dig Queensland: Development, Who For? (Reprint (revised) ed). Brisbane: Building Worker's Industrial Union, Queensland Branch. 64 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover, black & white text-photos, staples rusted, faint foxing covers, spine faintly faded, minor edgewear. This pamphlet critically examines the character and purpose of Queensland development. Based on a fact-finding tour by a union concerned that the foreign owners of mines are ripping off the Queensland government regarding royalties and other matters. Our Book No: 21042. $10 AUD.

123. Hancock, David (2001). The Australian Geographic Book of the Top End (1st ed). Sydney, Terrey Hills: Australian Geographic. 159 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, maps, liftout map MISSING, colour text-photos (some full-page), front cover corner little creased, few scratches covers, minor edgewear. A comprehensive guide to the top end of the Northern Territory, ranging from the stone country of the Arnhem Land plateau, to the vast savannah. From Mataranka in the south to Port Essington in the north, this guide shows the Top End's most impressive sites. Text & photos by David Hancock: there are maps and over 200 photos. ISBN: 1862760365. Our Book No: 25838. $25 AUD.

124. Hankinson, Dave (1978). Reminiscences of Maleny: John Skerman of Maleny. Nambour, QLD: Maleny and District Centenary Committee / Sunstrip Printers. 24 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, pages lightly toned, staples rusted, small mark rear cover, minor edgewear. This booklet is about the town of Maleny in Queensland and the late Mr J. H. Skerman, who wrote the story of the establishment of the Maleny Butter Factory. He was the sole member of staff for over 12 months, and the success of the factory was all his. He also assisted the early settlers in regard to ambulance, dentistry, blacksmith, tinsmith, carpenter and cement work. ISBN: 0959614117. Our Book No: 40026. $18 AUD.

125. Harker, Cecily (2000). Libby and his Friends (1st ed). Brisbane: Southland Institute Press. 138 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, corner tips covers little scuffed, base spine rubbed, covers & spine little faded, light mark fore-edge, crease rear cover, light rubbing spine, minor edgewear. This is the delightful story of Libby, the orphaned Brushtail possum, and his bush friends. The author and her husband enjoyed the friendship of Libby and other native animals around their home in rural North Queensland. The book is suitable for older children, the stories are rich with photographs, illustrations and Bible texts. The book is designed to help children reflect on the importance of caring for and protecting all creatures. ISBN: 0646402579. Our Book No: 30677. $12 AUD.

126. Harney, W. E. (Bill); Elkin, A. P. (foreword) (1980). Life Among the Aborigines (Reprint ed). Adelaide: Seal Books / Rigby Ltd. 219 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), top edge lightly foxed, minimal annotation top edge & rear flyleaf (few digits). Bill Harney lived in the Northern Territory for 40 years, including as a native patrol officer, and became an acknowledged authority on Aboriginal lore, customs, rites and languages. (Originally published, 1957.). ISBN: 0851792154. Our Book No: 4911. $10 AUD.

127. Harvey, Roland (2011). All the Way to W.A.: Our Search for Uncle Kev (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small square quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial covers, colour drawings & endpapers, minor edgewear. This is a family journey to Western Australia. Uncle Kev is lost. He is looking for the rare Bearded Night Parrot, and his family are looking for him! This delightful children's picture story with the easy-to-read text and full-colour full-page drawings will suit all ages. ISBN: 9781741758856. Our Book No: 40394. $15 AUD.

128. Harvey, Roland (2012). To the Top End: Our Trip across Australia (Reprint ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear corner tips. A family journey from Tasmania to the Top End. This delightful children's picture book with the easy-to-read text and full-colour full-page drawings will suit all ages. ISBN: 9781742376462. Our Book No: 30171. $15 AUD.

129. Hathorn, Libby (2008). Georgiana: Woman of Flowers (1st ed). Sydney: Hachette. 297 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner rear cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. Based on the real life of Georgiana Molloy, pioneer botanist, this novel for young adults looks at the fascinating world of a woman whose passion for the indigenous flowers of Western Australia led to their proliferation around the world. ISBN: 9780733609169. Our Book No: 23290. $10 AUD.

130. Hawke, Steve; Ross, Joe Bunuba Leader (foreword) (2014). A Town is Born: The Fitzroy Crossing Story (Reprint ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 211 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, illustrated end papers, top spine little scuffed, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). The story of a remarkable town in the Kimberley region, far north Western Australia, born out of Aboriginal trauma, dispossession and hard times that has developed a unique community spirit. An inspiring story about a group of people determined to make a difference. ISBN: 9781921248856. Our Book No: 30001. $25 AUD.

131. Hearne, D. A.; Rance, S. J. (photographer) (1975). Trees for Darwin and Northern Australia. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS). 130 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & photos (some at rear), minor edgewear jacket (top spine chipped, minor rubbing). At head of title: Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Timber Bureau. Produced to help people living in monsoon and tropical areas to choose trees for their gardens wisely, with an eye for provision of shade and shelter. Lavishly illustrated, with 36 b&w plates and 8 colour plates at rear on extra unnumbered pages. Our Book No: 14515. $20 AUD.

132. Herbert, Xavier; Mudrooroo, introduction (1999). Capricornia [A. & R. classics]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 510 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, rear cover little creased, otherwise excellent. Australian historical novel set in northern Queensland, originally published in 1938. In this edition, Aboriginal critic and writer Mudrooroo reassesses this classic novel of race relations. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0207189730. Our Book No: 3881. $15 AUD.

133. Hewett, Dorothy (1993). The Toucher (1st ed). Melbourne: McPhee Gribble. 300 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (bottom corner rear flap creased), spine ends little rubbed, pages lightly toned. Novel set in a small seaside town on the south coast of Western Australia. This narrative of sexual intrigue, memory and death is the author's first novel in 34 years. ISBN: 0869142771. Our Book No: 29598. $20 AUD.

134. Higgins, Fiona (2009). Love in the Age of Drought: A Career Girl, a Cotton Farmer and an Unlikely Romance (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 279 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & internal pages lightly toned. The true story about the author who was a Sydney-based career girl when she met a cotton farmer from southeast Queensland at a conference in Melbourne. Written with heart and humour, it's also a moving picture of the capacity of country Australia to survive and renew amid a drought that won't be broken. ISBN: 9781405039093. Our Book No: 26982. $15 AUD.

135. Hill, Dorothy; Jell, John S. (1970). Devonian Corals from the Canning Basin, Western Australia [Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin, no. 121]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 158 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, red flexible cover, appendices (tables & black & white plates), minor edgewear, rubber stamp front cover. The GSWA recently surveyed the Devonian reef complexes, Lennard Shelf, northern margin Canning Basin (Bulletin 118). Two geologists from the University of Queensland here provide a detailed photographic catalogue of the rugose and tabulate Devonian fauna of the Lennard Shelf. Our Book No: 17402. $40 AUD.

136. Hillman, Robert (2015). Gurrumul: His Life and Music. Sydney: HarperCollins. 317 pp. Paperback, very good condition, tables, colour & black & white photos, spine little creased, minor edgewear. Biography of the blind Aboriginal singer from Elcho Island. This is the story of Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupinju who was a proud Yolnu man. This story is part biography and part road trip and gives an unforgettable look at his life and music. A wonderful book for anyone who knew his music and want to learn more about this very special Australian. ISBN: 9780733332647. Our Book No: 29886. $20 AUD.

137. Hinton, Bill; Hinton, Betty (1989). A Wilderness in Bloom: Wildflowers of Tropical Queensland Australia (Reprint ed). Mossman, QLD: Floravilla Productions. 68 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card covers, very good condition, colour text-photos, glossy paper, minimal edgewear. An illustrated guide to selected native flowers from Queensland. Contains beautiful bright colourful photos (some full-page). A delightful book for the Australian native flower connoisseur. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0959520503. Our Book No: 20773. $10 AUD.

138. Hirst, Warwick (2015). Wreck: The Fatal Voyage of the Charles Eaton and the Search for Survivors (1st ed). Canberra, Calwell: Inspiring Publishers. 212 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour & single colour drawings, minor edgewear. The story of the wreck of the barque Charles Eaton. In August 1873 it was wrecked on the Great Barrier Reef. Five of the crew took the only seaworthy life boat and eventually reached Timor. The rest of the crew and six passengers escaped on rafts built from the wreckage. All but four boys met a horrible death at the hand of the Torres Strait Islanders. Two of the boys were bought for two bunches of bananas, and the other two were never seen again. ISBN: 9780994267061. Our Book No: 30137. $35 AUD.

139. Historical Society, Bowen; Bowen Independent, compiler; Morrill, James (1966). The Story of James Morrill. Bowen, QLD: Bowen Historical Society / The Bowen Independent. 34 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, stapled pamphlet (rusted), black & white photo, three black & white drawings at rear, light foxing covers, small tear spine ends (little spine worn), few light marks covers, pinhead holes through covers & pages at top of pamphlet (for pinning to board), minor edgewear. Tells the true story of James Morrill, who was shipwrecked in 1846 off the Queensland coast (modern day Townsville), before it was colonised, and lived among Aborigines for several years. This story has been compiled by the Bowen Independent from material collected by its staff and by the Bowen Historical Society. Much of the story is in Morrill's own words, as published in 1863 by the Government Printer, and all of it is authentic. Includes a poem written by Eugene Fitzalan, botanist, one of Bowen's original settlers, who penned these lines after hearing Morrill's story from Morrill himself. (No date, but about 1966.). Our Book No: 40628. $30 AUD.

140. History Project Committee, Heatley (1975). Our Heritage. Townsville: Heatley History Project Committee. 64 pp. Paperback, stapled pamphlet, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece portrait), minimal edgewear. A history of this state school in the Townsville suburb of Heatley, plus their own research into the Heatley family, who were pioneers in Townsville. Our Book No: 13317. $10 AUD.

141. Holmes a Court, Ethnee; Tansley, Tangea (with) (2003). Heytesbury Stud: An Affair of the Heart (1st ed). Sydney, Smithfield: Gary Allen. 205 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, sepia & colour & black & white photos, reader crease spine, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned. This book is a compelling and very personal account of Holmes a Court family life at their stud, the work that goes in to creating successful horses from scratch, and the many successes and heartbreaks along the way. ISBN: 1877082317. Our Book No: 26364. $17 AUD.

142. Holthouse, Hector (1967). River of Gold: The Story of the Palmer River Gold Rush (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 217 pp. Hardcover octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, light foxing edges, pages lightly toned, corners covers & base spine little bumped, reverse side jacket lightly toned & foxed (edges little worn, stain top edge rear cover, fore-edge rear cover rubbed, minor edgewear), edgewear bottom edge. First edition. The wild days of the Palmer River gold rush (Cape York, Queensland) were seven years in the 1870s, during which 35,000 diggers sought their fortune. Amazing variety of characters: cannibals, pig-tailed Chinamen, lynch-law hangings, gambling dens, shanty towns, murders, grog-shops, and Italian opera singers. Our Book No: 30663. $35 AUD.

143. Holthouse, Hector (1970). Up Rode the Squatter (1st ed). Sydney: Rigby. 206 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), burgundy boards (gilt spine title), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (spine ends creased, spine little faded, faint foxing reverse side), edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned. First edition. This powerful story is about the early settlement of western Queensland. The author writes with vivid accuracy, and with all the pathos, humour and savagery surrounding the people (squatters) who struggled to make a living from a harsh and hard-to-tame land. ISBN: 0851790534. Our Book No: 30667. $25 AUD.

144. Holthouse, Hector (1970). North Queensland In Colour (1st ed). Adelaide: Rigby Ltd. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, color photos, some edgewear jacket (laminate little lifting top & bottom edges, spine ends little rubbed),tiny scuffs bottom edge covers, endpapers foxed (title page slightly), front & rear endpapers lightly toned. Reveals every aspect of Northern Queensland in colour. A great way to learn a little about this fascinating part of Australia from the perspective of 1970. ISBN: 0851790674. Our Book No: 30703. $20 AUD.

145. Holthouse, Hector (1973). Gympie Gold (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 209 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, flap jacket large-clipped (little toned, small edge tears repaired, some edgewear), bottom edge little marked & boards worn, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The dramatic story of the gold rushes at Gympie and Mary River, Queensland, starting with James Nash discovering gold in 1867. The lure of a fortune made from gold produced many dramas - the sensational escort murder, hold-ups by bushrangers, battles between Chinese and European prospectors - all against the hardships of life in a frontier town. ISBN: 0207125775. Our Book No: 17298. $25 AUD.

146. Holthouse, Hector (1976). Ships in the Coral (1st ed). Melbourne: Macmillan. 146 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, few colour plates, map title page & facing page, black & white text-photos, slight edgewear jacket (top edge spine little creased, light foxing reverse side), spine ends rubbed, some light foxing flyleaves, edges lightly foxed, autograph (author's written & dated dedication flyleaf). Relates stories about the beche-de-mer fishermen, the pearl divers of Torres Strait, the blackbirders who kidnapped South Sea Islanders, 'rock hoppers' and 'mud skippers’, Frank Jardine who ruled like a king in Australia's most northerly outpost, and German Harry who lived for 40 years as a hermit on the reef's loneliest island. Also Lizzy Watson who feared death at the hands of the Aborigines and went to sea with her infant child in half of a tiny iron ship's tank, and a crew of adventurers who sailed from Sydney in a worn-out old ship looking for New Guinea gold. Tales of hardship, courage and triumph ISBN: 0333210530. Our Book No: 30742. $35 AUD.

147. Holthouse, Hector (1982). Illustrated History of the Gold Coast (1st ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: A. H. & A. W. Reed. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, black & white text-photos, front & rear cover corners lightly creased, tiny chip bottom edge title page, few dents rear cover, spine little faded, covers slightly faded & foxed, crease fore-edge front cover, bottom corners first few pages creased, rear hinge split (pages firm), pages little toned, minor edgewear corners. The story of Australia's famous resort coast, south of Brisbane, Queensland. The author writes about the turbulent and exciting past of the Gold Coast. ISBN: 0589503278. Our Book No: 30732. $10 AUD.

148. Holthouse, Hector (1982). Illustrated History of Brisbane (1st ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: A. H. & A. W. Reed. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, black & white text-photos, front & rear bottom corners covers lightly creased, small tear bottom edge title page, spine faded & little rubbed, covers lightly faded, few page corner tips creased, bottom corners pages creased, rear hinge split (pages firm), pages little toned, minor edgewear, sticker mark front & rear covers. This is the story of Brisbane. This book is about outstanding and sometimes eccentric men who built the city, about their hopes and problems. A human story about people building a city that shaped its own destiny on lines vastly different from those laid out by its founders. ISBN: 0589503227. Our Book No: 30733. $10 AUD.

149. Holthouse, Hector (1991). The Australian Geographic Book of Cape York (1st ed). Sydney, Terrey Hills: Australian Geographic. 161 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, maps (including lift-out), colour text-photos (some full-page), minor edgewear, owner's written name. First edition. This book is a comprehensive guide to Cape York Peninsula, one of Australia's last great wilderness areas. There are more than 200 photos, and a dozen maps, together with a large lift-out (loosely inserted) poster-map of the peninsula. ISBN: 1862760020. Our Book No: 25114. $20 AUD.

150. Holthouse, Hector (1997). River of Gold: The Wild Days of the Palmer River Gold Rush (Reprint ed) [A. & R. Classics]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 217 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, maps, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Describes the Palmer River gold rush, northern Queensland. About 35000 diggers swarmed the Cape York peninsula in the 1870s in pursuit of gold, featuring cannibal blacks, thousands of pig-tailed Chinamen, lynchings, gambling dens, shanty towns, murders, grog-shops. (Originally published, 1967.). ISBN: 0207187789. Our Book No: 22187. $12 AUD.

151. Horton, Helen (1988). Brisbane's Back Door: The Story of the D'Aguilar Range (1st ed). Brisbane, Bowen Hills: Boolarong Publications. 159 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), colour plates (few full-page), black & white text-photos, plans, map, few black & white drawings, some edgewear jacket (reverse side & endpapers foxed, top spine lightly creased), title page & last two pages & edges lightly foxed, bottom corner rear cover lightly bumped, some edgewear. This fascinating book is the story of the range of mountains behind Brisbane, from its beginnings in time to the present day. There are parts on the geology of the D'Aguilar Range, its Aboriginal inhabitants, early European settlement, and gold mines, on to its use as a water resource and as a timber resource. There is a brief guide to the most noticeable flora and fauna. There is a chapter on the Glasshouse Mountains. The historical and contemporary illustrations, and a comprehensive index, present an overall look at the range as it was and as it is now. ISBN: 086439036X. Our Book No: 30701. $25 AUD.

152. Houldsworth, Marion (2002). Barefoot Through the Bindies: Growing Up in North Queensland in the Early 1900s (1st ed). Rockhampton: Central Queensland University Press. 235 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & adverts, few creases covers, minor edgewear. These very special stories are about life in Queensland in a different era. The children in the Federation Era did not have the lifestyle that now includes all that technology has to offer. Many of them rode a horse to school, or walked barefoot to school. The author has gathered the stories and presents them by chronological age. ISBN: 1876780185. Our Book No: 26491. $25 AUD.

153. Hughes, Annette (2008). Art Life Chooks: Learning to Leave the City and Love the Country (1st ed). Sydney: Fourth Estate. 291 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The author gave up her life as a literary agent and headed back to the state of her birth, Queensland, and a farm in the hinterland with her partner, Geoffrey. This book is refreshing, funny, opinionated and surprising. ISBN: 9780732286897. Our Book No: 25695. $13 AUD.

154. Hughes, Helen (2007). Lands of Shame: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Homelands in Transition. Sydney, St Leonards: Centre for Independent Studies (CIS). 237 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, figures, slight bump base spine, minor edgewear. This book analyses why the Aboriginal 'homelands' experiment has led to Third World living conditions in the midst of Australia's prosperity. It reviews the evidence on demographic trends, law and order, land rights, joblessness and welfare, education, health, housing and governance, and assesses Commonwealth, State and Territory policies. The author also discusses empowerment policies that would give Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in remote Australia the same opportunities and choices that other Australians expect. ISBN: 9781864321357. Our Book No: 29676. $20 AUD.

155. Hughes, Sydney G. (1965). Beautiful Calendar Queensland. Brisbane, New Farm: Sydney G. Hughes. 12 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos, hole near centre top edge (for hanging), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A scarce self-published pictorial calendar for Queensland. January to June are turned over, then the calendar is reversed, and the other six months are turned over. The photos (Jan to Dec) are: Double poinsettia - Aerial view of Brisbane from New Farm - Surfing area, Greenmount Beach, Coolangatta - The cloisters of the University of Queensland - Aerial view of Surfers paradise - Mena Falls, Innisfail - Aerial view of Rockhampton - Illuminated city fountain, Townsville - Prize winning home garden in Toowoomba - Fossicking on the Great Barrier Reef at Heron Island - Cane train at the Moreton sugar mill, Nambour - Waltzing matilda memorial, Winton. Our Book No: 17349. $40 AUD.

156. Hughes, Sydney J. (1935). Queensland: The Land of Sunshine. Brisbane: Sydney J. Hughes / Printed by W. R. Smith & Paterson. Unnum 50 pp. Paperback oblong, very good condition, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), thin grey grained card covers, black & white photos, corner tips covers & some pages little creased, faint toning pages, minor edgewear & spinewear. Promotional photographic portrait of Queensland in the 1930s. There is the story of Queensland inside the front cover, and of Aborigines inside the rear cover. There are some great black & white photos in this compact pamphlet. Some of the photos: A study of Coco Palms at Arcadia, Magnetic Island, Townsville, Interior of Chillagoe Caves, North Queensland, Daydream Island, Whitsunday Group, Barrier Reef, Elabana Falls and Cascade, Lamington National Park, Aerial picture of Maryborough. (SCARCE. No date, but 1930s, Trove.). Our Book No: 40572. $50 AUD.

157. Idriess, Ion (1947). Forty Fathoms Deep: Pearl Divers and Sea Rovers in Australian Seas (14th ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 343 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good condition, board cover (little marked & scuffed), grey cloth spine, black & white photos, map front endpaper, papered board cover (cloth spine), spine little slack, pages lightly toned, edges toned & lightly foxed, owner's written name. A classic tale of Western Australia - the story and romance of the pearling industry in the northwestern town of Broome, and which had a strong Japanese influence. Our Book No: 3610. $20 AUD.

158. Idriess, Ion (1955). The Nor'-Westers (Reprint ed) [Norwesters]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 241 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), red cloth boards (gilt title spine), black & white text-photos, frontispiece, endpaper map, light toning reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, spine ends little chipped, corners front cover rubbed), top corner front board bumped, pages lightly toned, protected by semiarchival plastic jacket. Reprint edition. Anecdotes from his travels in the Kimberley Region, northern Western Australia, during the 1930s and 1940s. The stories in this book are written just as the mood took him. there are stories of hardy men and faithful women, of strange mysteries of nature, of courageous pioneering and close calls from death. It is an interesting mix of beauty, sadness and humour. (Reverse side of title page states: First published, 1955. The true first edition is actually 1954. This reprint must be scarce as it is not listed in both the Burnet and Aroney-Feain bibliographies. No compass vignette on front cloth cover. Price of 15/- on jacket flap, rather than 18/-.). Our Book No: 40309. $40 AUD.

159. Idriess, Ion (2016). Nemarluk [Imprint Lives]. Sydney, Exile Bay: ETT Imprint. 171 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, black & white drawings, copy 1. Nemarluk, one of the most feared Aboriginal renegades in northern Australia, vowed to rid his land of all intruders, both white and Japanese. This is the story of the last three years of his life, and his extraordinary battle with the Aboriginal tracker Bul-Bul, who was employed by the Northern Territory police to put an end to Nemarluk's fight. (1 copy of 3 available copies.). ISBN: 9781925416565. Our Book No: 16794. $23 AUD.

160. Idriess, Ion L. (1939). Over the Range: Sunshine and Shadow in the Kimberleys (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 316 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, orange cloth cover (black lettering & vignette), black & white photos (including frontispiece), endpaper maps, top corner tip two pages creased, bottom corner one page creased (during manufacture), pages faintly toned, spine faintly faded, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Records his experiences in one of Australia's remotest areas, the Kimberleys, in far northern Western Australia, on a lengthy police patrol in 1933. He makes many observations of the Aboriginal people, and expresses his justified fears for their future. A foreword notes that many of the Aborigines met have sadly now died. (Not the National edition of the same year, 1939.). Our Book No: 16917. $25 AUD.

161. Idriess, Ion L. (1956). Flynn of the Inland: Memorial Edition (Memorial ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 244 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), endpaper maps, last plate LOOSE at rear, minor edgewear, autograph. Biography of John Flynn, the missionary founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Memorial edition to mark the opening of the Flynn Church in Alice Springs in 1956. Contains the autograph of Jean B. [Baird] Flynn, secretary and wife of John Flynn. Our Book No: 16716. $30 AUD.

162. Idriess, I. L. (Ion) (1938). Madman's Island (New, 1st printing ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 253 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, black & white frontispiece, few black & white drawings, endpaper maps, some foxing edges & some pages, spine lightly faded, owner's written name. This book was first written in 1927 as a novel - the book failed, and the publisher asked the author to rewrite it in 1938 in this present form as a true adventure story. It is set on Madman's Island, an island of the Great Barrier Reef. The author tells of six terrible months spent on a small island of the Howick Group with only a madman for company. In his struggle to keep alive, he had desperate adventures and suffered the terrors of complete loneliness. Humour, grim realism and strange beauty mingle in this classic adventure tale, told with plenty of vitality. Our Book No: 40415. $80 AUD.

163. Jacobs, Pat (1990). Mister Neville [Auber Octavius Neville]. Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 347 pp. Paperback small octavo (with flaps), very good plus condition, glossy paper, black & white text-photos (some full-page), top edge lightly foxed, minimal edgewear. The fascinating, perhaps disturbing, biography of the English civil servant, Auber Octavius Neville, who was appointed Chief Protector of Aborigines in Western Australia in 1915. During the 1920s and 1930s he became linked with ideas and policies (miscegenation) now considered racist. ISBN: 0949206725. Our Book No: 15721. $60 AUD.

164. Jacobson, Edith (1982). Tinctures and Tact: A Remedy for Success - the Story of an Australian Pioneer Woman Pharmacist. Perth, St Georges Terrace: St George Books. 103 pp. Paperback trade, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, few black & white drawings & photos, covers lightly scratched, minor rubbing spine ends, light stain bottom edge last few pages, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name & date). In this very special story, the author writes about her life as a pharmacist in Perth, Western Australia. During her time as a pharmacist, she has meet some interesting people, and recounts their strange and wonderful stories. ISBN: 0867780126. Our Book No: 27086. $20 AUD.

165. Jenkins, Tom; Jenkins, Richard (1995). Capes West Margaret River Images. Cowaramup, WA: Capes West Publishing. 108 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, minor edgewear. This book describes a precious place - the land and sea between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin in the south-west of Western Australia. Here, in words and pictures, are its people, surf, wine, beauty, beaches, forests, wildlife, caves, food, farming, history and art. Words and drawings by Tom Jenkins, photos by Richard Jenkins. ISBN: 0646224905. Our Book No: 22648. $10 AUD.

166. Jenner, Margaret (1987). Yungaba 1887 - 1987: A Century of Service to Migrants. Brisbane: Boolarong Publications / Department of Family and Youth Services - Ethnic Affairs. 44 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white text-photos, spine little faded, minor edgewear, owner's written name inside front cover. Brief study of Yungaba's history. During its 100 years, this Brisbane building known until 1947 simply as the Immigration Depot has seen far-reaching social and economic changes. Because of the loss or destruction of files that significant events have gone unrecorded, which made the gathering of information about Yungaba’s history difficult. ISBN: 0724215239. Our Book No: 40074. $20 AUD.

167. Johnson, Colin; [Narogin, Mudrooroo]; Brady, Veronica (editor); Miller, Susan (associate editor) (1988). Dalwurra: The Black Bittern: A Poem Cycle (1st ed). Perth, Nedlands: Centre for Studies in Australian Literature, University of Western Australia. 77 pp. Paperback trade, dustjacket, card covers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, spine & jacket spine little creased, autograph (author's written name & date on flyleaf). In this collection of poems, based on the traditional form of the manikay or song cycle, he adapts the story of Dalwurra, the black bittern, to his own experience, telling the story of a journey which leads from Perth in Western Australia, to Singapore, then to India and finally to Scotland and England, to the Commonwealth Writer's Conference in Edinburgh - and then to London at the time of the Brixton riots. The return to Western Australia is not only a return to his own country but to full possession of his Aboriginal inheritance, a return which this poem celebrates. ISBN: 0864220685. Our Book No: 25784. $16 AUD.

168. Jones, Bill (1983). Holocaust at Mary Smokes (1st ed). Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 144 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, faint foxing front cover jacket (spine faded, front flap creased, minor edgewear), pages faintly toned. This is a scarce book of poems with his own illustrations. The author was born in Camden, New Jersey, in 1935, and came to Australia in 1967. He settled in Queensland in 1970. ISBN: 0868061131. Our Book No: 27070. $10 AUD.

169. Jones, Stephen; Langton, Robert (cover) (1997). Four Bunya Seasons in Baroon 1842 - 1845 (1st ed). Maleny, QLD: Vagabond Ventures. 41 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, spine ends slightly rubbed, spine creased, tiny tear bottom edge rear cover, rear cover rubbed & little marked, some edgewear, owner's written name title page This booklet is a history of a place, Baroon, located on the Blackall Range which rises above the Sunshine Coastal plains in south-east Queensland. This place was formed by awesome volcanic eruptions. The booklet has accounts of the Kilcoy massacre in 1842, Ludwig Leichhardt's attendance at a Bunya feast at Baroon, Tom Petrie's attendance at a Bunya gathering in the Blackall Range in the Summer of 1945-6 Our Book No: 40705. $30 AUD.

170. Jordan, Mary Ellen (2005). Balanda: My Year in Arnhem Land. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 224 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The author left her Melbourne city life to spend fourteen months in Maningrida, a coastal community in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. She made the journey expecting to work alongside the local Aboriginal people, with good intentions and thinking she would be of some use. Staring across the sharp social and cultural divide between the two races, Mary Ellen struggled to learn what it was to be a Balanda in Maningrida-a place, challenging her understanding of race, culture, political correctness, art, language, and whiteness. ISBN: 1741142806. Our Book No: 30540. $18 AUD.

171. Jose, Nicholas (2002). Black Sheep: Journey to Borroloola (1st ed). Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 294 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white frontispiece, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket. The author sets out on a quest for his mystery relative. In the Aboriginal community of Borroloola in the Northern Territory, Australia's farthest shore, Roger Jose, eccentric, lived for 50 years with his beloved wife Maggie and her sister Biddy. This book is the absorbing response of a modern writer to his heritage, and an evocative, warm story of some exceptional people, a place and a country. ISBN: 1740640691. Our Book No: 26108. $15 AUD.

172. Judd, Chris (2016). Inside: The Autobiography (Reprint ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 394 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, top edge faintly toned, minimal edgewear. The author is one of Australian Rules football champions, having captained two of the greatest clubs in the league - the West Coast Eagles and Carlton. In this autobiography he gives a unique journey into the game, describing what's it like to get to the highest levels, to achieve the ultimate goal of your sport, and to experience heartache and failure that accompanies more than a decade of playing at the elite level. ISBN: 9781760294106. Our Book No: 29347. $20 AUD.

173. Jutson, J. T. (1950). The Physiography (Geomorphology) of Western Australia (3rd ed) [Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin, no. 95]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 366 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, thick card cover (black cloth spine), figures (includes black & white text-photos, maps), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Third edition. This is largely a reprint of the second edition of 1934, with the figures and maps updated and redrawn, but no new main text. There are 16 comprehensive parts, mainly by geographic region (eg, Pilbaraland), but some chapters are by topographic feature (eg, rock weathering effects). The five plates (large maps) in a separate envelope are MISSING. Our Book No: 17664. $30 AUD.

174. Kay, J. R. (1977). The Geological Story of the Cedar Creek Thunder Egg Deposit at Thunderbird Park Tambourine Mountain, Qld. [Brisbane?]: J. R. Kay. 14 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, black & white drawings & figures, map, sepia (brown-tinted) photo inside front cover, pages lightly toned, base spine little bumped, few marks covers, light stain top edge last few pages, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, about 1977, Trove catalogue.) This pamphlet describes the discovery of thunder eggs, containing the silica gemstone varieties; agate, amethyst, smoky quartz, jasper, moss agate and common opal. The thunder eggs were found at Thunderbird Park on Cedar Creek, Tambourine Mountain, 50 km south of Brisbane. There is a glossary of geological terms used at the rear of the pamphlet. Our Book No: 28427. $15 AUD.

175. Keenan, Michael (2000). Wild Horses Don't Swim (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 267 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear, top corner rear cover little creased, hinge lightly split front & rear (pages firm). The author and his wife Sal travel to the Kimberley region, Western Australia, to discover the wilderness along the Fitzroy River (threatened by a dam for cotton-growing). They help local Aboriginal protesters. ISBN: 1863251839. Our Book No: 25699. $10 AUD.

176. Kellet, P. ; Lodge, N. (1975). A Historical Souvenir Booklet of Port Douglas, North Queensland, Australia. Queensland: P. Kellet. 45 pp. Paperback small oblong, good condition, black & white photos, staples rusted (little broken, pages firm), spine little rubbed, rear cover little marked & foxed, tiny dent front cover, pages & inside rear cover lightly toned, some edgewear. This booklet has photos of places around Port Douglas. The text describes the history of Port Douglas, and includes Carstens Memorial, Central Hotel, Court House Hotel, Shell Jewellery, Soldiers Memorial, Steam Locomotive, and wharves. Our Book No: 40040. $25 AUD.

177. Kerr, John (1982). Mt Morgan Gold Copper and Oil. Brisbane, St Lucia: J. D. & R. S. Kerr. 248 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos (most full-page), maps, frontispiece, edges lightly toned & foxed, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. This is a history of Mt Morgan mine in Queensland. The mine was discovered 100 years ago, and it is one of the world's greatest copper gold mines. The many photos in this book help to detail the history of this mine, and pay tribute to the people who lived and worked in this area. ISBN: 095950723X. Our Book No: 29315. $27 AUD.

178. Koch, Tony (2010). A Prescription for Change: The Terry White story (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 226 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos. This biography of one of Australia's leading pharmacists and businessmen, provides insight into his success while also revealing the family man behind the brand. He also entered politics, and for a time was Cabinet Minister, and also leader of the Liberal party in Queensland. ISBN: 9780702237423. Our Book No: 24540. $18 AUD.

179. Koivukangas, Olavi (1986). Sea, Gold and Sugarcane Attraction versus Distance: Finns in Australia 1851 - 1947 [Migration Studies, no C8]. Turku, Finland: Institute of Migration / Annales Universitatis Turkuensis. 402 pp. Paperback large thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), tables, maps, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket (few tiny edge tears, small crease front flap), bottom corner tips covers little rubbed, top edge lightly foxed, pages faintly toned. The first comprehensive study of the early Finns in Australia, starting with H. D. Sporing's visit to Australia in the Endeavour with James Cook in 1770. The first permanent settlers from Finland were seamen and argonauts on the New South Wales and Victorian Goldfields after 1851. In the 1920s, they were attracted to the sugarcane in North Queensland. The Finnish people were also involved in land clearing, seafaring and mining - especially Mt Lyell and Mt Isa. A Finnish contribution to the bicentenary of European Australia, 1988. ISBN: 9519266313. Our Book No: 29913. $30 AUD.

180. Krajums, Kora Dziesmu (1993). Kora Dziesmu Krajums: Dziesmas Tinu Kamola: AL43.KD, Brisbane 1993. City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. 56 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, musical scores, brochure loosely enclosed, minor scratches, owner's name (texta), some pencil annotation. This booklet of sheet music (with text in Latvian language) presents Latvian folk songs presented at the 43rd Latvian Cultural Festival, Brisbane, 1993. Loosely inserted: stapled pamphlet (28 pages, large quarto), being mainly transcripts of the Latvian folk songs. Our Book No: 15059. $25 AUD.

181. Kramer, Dr Leonie (1982). From Fact to Legend Writing and Broadcasting in Australia: The Octagon Lecture 1982 Delivered in the Octagon Theatre, University of Western Australia on 13 October, 1982 (1st ed) [Centre for Studies In Australian Literature Occasional Papers]. Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 15 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, small mark front cover, minor edgewear corner tips. This publication, Professor Leonie Kramer's 1982 Octagon Lecture at the University of Western Australia, is about the process of translation from the medium of literature to the medium of television. The lecture is both analytical and challenging. ISBN: 0909751757. Our Book No: 40672. $18 AUD.

182. Krosch, N. J.; Sawers, J. D. (1974). Copper Mining in the Cloncurry and Mount Isa Mining Fields, 1971 (1st ed) [Geological Survey of Queensland Report, no. 85]. Brisbane: Queensland Department Of Mines. 68 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, thin card covers, frontispiece, stapled pamphlet (staples concealed), figures (four fold-out), tables, few page corners little creased, light foxing & toning edges, minor edgewear, owner's bookplate inside front cover. From the summary: Twenty-two small copper mines are described, copper mining activity, and company exploration in the period 1966 - 1972 are reviewed, and the future role of gouger mining is discussed. Our Book No: 29327. $30 AUD.

183. Kyme, Brian; Carroll, Jan (2013). Grit and Grace: The Story of the Anglican Board of Mission Australia. Perth: John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School. 213 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. This is the story of the Anglican Board of Mission - Australia which was founded in 1850. The focus is on the important work with the Indigenous people of Australia and the near neighbours in Papua New Guinea. Our Book No: 28206. $35 AUD.

184. Lack, Clem (1969). A Bookman's Essays. Brisbane, Fortitude Valley: W. R. Smith & Paterson. 388 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear jacket (all flap corners clipped), old price marks. (No 491 of a limited edition of 500 copies.) The author is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, and a well-known Queensland journalist, historian and biographer. Here he fulfils a lifetime ambition to collect in book form the legends and sagas of the Celtic and English peoples. Also includes biographical essays on famous Celts, including many famous Australians of Irish, Scottish and Welsh descent. Our Book No: 15120. $30 AUD.

185. Lands, Department of (1974). Map: Queensland Four Mile Series (3 maps: Cooktown, Atherton, Mossman) (New, provisional ed). Brisbane: Department of Lands, Survey Office. N/a pp. Each map: Ephemera, large format folded map, very good condition, black & white drawing, minor edgewear. These three topographical maps are of the Cooktown, Atherton and Mossman regions of northern Queensland (nos 14, 25 and 19 in this series). Our Book No: 4490. $35 AUD.

186. Landsborough, William (1963). Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria, in Search of Burke & Wills, with a Map Showing His Route (Facsimile ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 128 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, frontispiece, revised fold-out map inside rear cover, faint foxing edges, few light marks boards, endpapers lightly toned, owner's rubber stamp. William Landsborough led the fourth expedition from Brisbane in search of missing explorers Burke & Wills. This book gives the details of that expedition, the journal and letters. The map shows also the routes of Oxley, Sturt, Mitchell, Eyre, Leichhardt, Kennedy, Gregory, Babbage, Warburton, Stuart, Burke and Walker. (No 17 in this series.). Our Book No: 28634. $35 AUD.

187. Landsborough, William (2000). Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria, in Search of Burke and Wills (Deluxe facsimile ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions]. Adelaide: Friends of the State Library of South Australia. 128 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, quarter bound black leather & blue cloth (gilt spine lettering), gilt string bookmark, frontispiece portrait, map in rear pocket, minor edgewear. Landsborough is noted for his explorations of Queensland, and for his two expeditions (1861-2) in search of the missing Burke & Wills, the second of which resulted in the first north-to-south crossing of Australia. Facsimile edition of a book first published in Melbourne, 1862. Edition limited to 99 numbered copies bound in quarter leather, of which this is No. 75. Introduction by rare books librarian, State Library of South Australia. (No 221 in this series.). ISBN: 1876154322. Our Book No: 12959. $60 AUD.

188. Lane, William; Miller, John (pseudonym) (2004). The Workingman's Paradise: An Australian Labour Novel (Reprint ed). LaVergne, TN: Kessinger Publishing Reprints. 221 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, minor edgewear corners, top corner front cover creased, nonremovable contact plastic covers. A fascinating early Australian novel about the defeat of the Shearer's and Maritime strikes of the 1890s (mainly Queensland). First published in 1892 under the pen name of John Miller. (Estimated date, 2004 or later. Printed copy of POD book.). ISBN: 141918850X. Our Book No: 28227. $25 AUD.

189. Langton, Marcia; Grant, Stan (foreword) (2018). Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant Travel. 232 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour-text-photos, minimal edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A curated guidebook to Indigenous Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. The author has written some fascinating insights into Indigenous languages and customs, history, native title, art and dance, storytelling, and cultural awareness and etiquette for visitors. There is also a directory of indigenous tourism experiences, organised by state or territory, covering galleries and festivals, national parks and museums, communities that are open to visitors, as well as tours and performances. By leading Australian Indigenous academic. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781741175431. Our Book No: 40574. $35 AUD.

190. Lasseter, Harold (1986). Lasseter's Diary. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 95 pp. Paperback oblong, very good condition, card cover, drawings, minor edgewear. A facsimile of a field diary kept by Harold Lasseter. It was originally purchased by Ion Idriess, who included a transcription in his book on Lasseter, published in 1931. The original diary is now in the Mitchell Library. The legendary explorer claimed to have found a gold reef in the Northern Territory desert, but his claim remains controversial as he left no details of its exact location. ISBN: 0207154791. Our Book No: 16220. $18 AUD.

191. Latter, Bill (1995). Blacklegs: The Scottish Colliery Strike of 1911 [Staples South West Region Publications]. Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press / Charles & Joy Staples South West Region Publications Fund. 104 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, rear cover corners creased, minor edgewear cover corners. This book is about the strike in 1911, at the Scottish Colliery, near the isolated coal settlement of Collie Burn, Western Australia. At the heart of the dispute was the issue of solidarity: the struggle between the striking miners and their adversaries, the 'blacklegs'. ISBN: 1875560521. Our Book No: 28563. $18 AUD.

192. Lawrence, Carmen (2006). Fear and Politics [Scribe Short Books]. Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 136 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, covers creased, pencil annotations, autograph (prominent person written name). Dr Carmen Lawrence (academic psychologist and former Labor premier, Western Australia, and Federal minister) argues that fear has been a crucial factor in shaping Australian public policy in recent years, and in Fear and Politics she charts its consequences on the Australian body politic. She discusses how xenophobia has shaped policies toward refugees, indigenous Australians, and Islamic fundamentalists, and examines the effects of being constantly warned about the risk of terrorism. She also looks at the sustained campaigns on law and order, and the exaggerated anxieties people now have of the risks of assault, murder, child abuse, and robbery. Dr Lawrence argues that fear can never provide a foundation of moral and political argument, and that the necessary antidote to the toxin of fear is a wholehearted embrace of the principles of freedom, equality, and co-operation. (Autograph of Geoff Gallop, former premier of Western Australia, plus his extensive pencil annotations to the text.). ISBN: 1920769870. Our Book No: 16633. $15 AUD.

193. Le Brun Holmes, Sandra (1992). Yirawala: Painter of the Dreaming (1st ed). Sydney, Rydalmere: Hodder & Stoughton. 160 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour plates, minor edgewear jacket (spine ends little rubbed, slight loss gilt title on spine, black background little rubbed). Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A biography about a great traditional painter and elder of the Gunwinggu [now Kunwinjku] tribe, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. This is also the story of Yirawala's faithful friend, Sandra Holmes, who has spent her lifetime trying to bridge the gap between Black and White Australia. The ceremonial paintings of Yirawala (1894 - 1976) - ceremony leader, law carrier, medicine man and healer of the Gunwinggu tribe - are sought by museums all over the world. In 1971 he received an MBE for services to Aboriginal art. Contains, for the first time, colour plates and explanations of the entire ceremonial series of 139 paintings collected by Sandra (now in the Australian National Gallery, Canberra). Yirawala asked Sandra to write this book so that everyone would understand the relationship between ceremonial painting and Aboriginal religion and law. Also records Yirawala's fight to protect his tribal lands. ISBN: 0646148834. Our Book No: 29224. $30 AUD.

194. Legal Service, Aboriginal (1995). Telling our Story: A Report by the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (Inc) on the Removal of Aboriginal Children from their Families in Western Australia. Perth: Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia. 247 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Our Book No: 13512. $25 AUD.

195. Lindall, Edward (1961). The Killers of Karawala (1st ed). London: Hutchinson & Co. 205 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, light foxing edges, reverse side & endpapers jacket lightly foxed (flap clipped, spine ends little worn, few tiny holes rear fore-edge, minor edgewear), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Australian crime fiction novel about a small group of scientists digging for pre-historic skeletons in Central Australia. The dry forbidding, hostile land plays harshly on the emotions of the four men, and tensions soon erupt into violence. Our Book No: 30030. $18 AUD.

196. Lindall, Edward (1972). A Lively Form of Death (1st ed). London: Constable. 183 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, light foxing top edge, small mark top edge, small mark front free flyleaf, minor edgewear jacket (flap clipped), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Australian crime fiction novel about a man named Gregory Lander, a happy drop-out who camps on the shores of a large billabong in the hunting plains of Northern Australia. A car with a girl and two men breaks down near him which is 125 miles and four days walk to get help. Lander is a threat to the men because he has seen their crime syndicate's plane land and take off at nights at a nearby abandoned airstrip. The tension cracks and Lander's future confronts him in a scene of savagery at the water's edge. Who will survive? ISBN: 0094586004. Our Book No: 30032. $20 AUD.

197. Lindsay, Bruce (editor) (1985). Kings Park Native Plant Annual. Perth: Sunday Times. 56 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, minor rubbing covers, written & dated dedication. This richly illustrated native plant annual brings together a series of Native Plant Notes prepared by the Research Staff of the Kings Park Board, Perth, Western Australia. Includes: Scented Boronia, Blue Leschenaultia; Swan River Myrtle; Mottlecah; Albany Pitcher Plant; Blackboys; Sandplain Woody Pear; Western Australian Christmas Tree; Rainbow Plant; Kangaroo Paw; Scarlet & Firewood Banksia; Western Australian Underground Orchid. ISBN: 095908231X. Our Book No: 22963. $15 AUD.

198. Lindsay, David; Elder, Sir Thomas (1999). Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2 (4 volume set, not numbered) (Facsimile ed). Adelaide, North Adelaide: Corkwood Press. Various pp. Each book: Hardback small octavo to oblong quarto, no jacket, as new condition, black cloth cover (gilt lettering front cover & spine), sepia (brown-tinted) photos (v2), foldout maps (v4). Very heavy set (2.6 Kg), and extra postage will be requested to destinations outside Australia. Volume 1: [title continues] 'Under Command of D. Lindsay, equipped Solely at the Cost of Sir Thomas Elder GCMG for the Purpose of Completing the Exploration of Australia.' Small octavo (207p). Volume 2: Photographs. Oblong quarto (Unnum p.). Full-page sepia photos, with facing blank page. Volume 3: Confidential Report. Small octavo (131p). Volume 4: Maps. Octavo, with flap and pocket, containing two very large foldout maps (one coloured). Limited edition of 400 copies (exact number differs as each volume published at different times). Facsimile of a book originally published in Adelaide by C. E. Bristow in 1893 (Ferguson no. 9409a). The expedition to Central Australia was placed under the control of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch. Our Book No: 17535A. $300 AUD.

199. Lockwood, Douglas (1966). Crocodiles and Other People (Reprint ed). Adelaide: Rigby Ltd. 222 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (small edge tears). Stories from Australia's Northern Territory by well-known journalist. As Darwin correspondent of the Melbourne Herald, he covered many strange and wonderful tales throughout the sparsely populated half-million square miles. He learnt the techniques of trapping wild horses, of cattle-duffing, of buffalo hunting - and experienced the dangers and exhaustion of crocodile-hunting. Our Book No: 9104. $16 AUD.

200. Long, John A. (2004). Gogo Fish! The Story of the Western Australian State Fossil Emblem. Perth: Western Australian Museum. 40 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos & drawings, bottom corner covers little creased, minor edgewear. In July 1986, a 375 million-year old fossil fish was discovered in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The campaign of a Perth primary school helped make this fish the Western Australian State fossil emblem. This is the story of Dr John Long's discovery of the Gogo fish, the campaign, and a glimpse into the fascinating world of a Devonian reef. This book is for primary to secondary school students and anyone interested in this fascinating story. ISBN: 1920843086. Our Book No: 24946. $10 AUD.

201. Love, J. R. B.; Welch, David M. (editor); Balfour, H. R. (photos); Basedow, Herbert (photos); Idriess, I. L. (photos); Mjoberg, E. (photos) (2009). Kimberley People: Stone Age Bushmen of Today (New, enhanced ed) [Australian Aboriginal Culture Series]. Virginia, NT: David M. Welch. 276 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos (includes flyleaf & frontispiece), minor edgewear. This book is about the remote north of Western Australia, and the author's time of living with the Worora Aborigines, learning their language and customs. This authoritative book is an important contribution to understanding the nature of Aboriginal culture as it was at the time of European colonisation, giving an accurate and detailed account of everyday life and food gathering, social organisation and kinship systems, belief in child-spirits and how people are named, of food and other taboos, systems of gifts and exchange, language, warfare, murder, punishment, medicine, death and funeral practices, of the first contacts with white people, and of the adaptability of his Aboriginal friends to a changing world. Extra material added to this edition. (Originally published, 1936 by Blackie. No 6 in this series.). ISBN: 9780977503568. Our Book No: 40625. $60 AUD.

202. Lowe, Pat (2007). In the Desert: Jimmy Pike as a Boy (The Early Life of One of Australia's Great Artists). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 172 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, minimal edgewear. A biography of Jimmy Pike, who died in 2002, by his wife Pat Lowe. He is one of Australia's most famous Aboriginal artists, represented in all major Australian public galleries and museums. He grew up in the Great Sandy Desert during the 1940s and 1950s. This remarkable and intimate account of what was a traditional Walmajarri boyhood, one of the last of its kind, opens your eyes to a completely different culture and way of experiencing the world. ISBN: 9780143003083. Our Book No: 17122. $16 AUD.

203. Lowry, D. C. (1970). Geology of the Western Australian Part of the Eucla Basin [Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin, no. 122]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 201 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, red flexible cover, frontispiece photo, figures (maps & black & white text-photos), large colour map foldout inside rear cover, tables (includes foldout plates), minor edgewear, rubber stamp front cover. The first regional geological survey of the Eucla Basin, known more popularly as the Nullarbor Plain. This arid limestone plateau forms a barrier between southwestern Western Australian and the eastern part of the continent. There is groundwater potential. Part of a thesis submitted to the University of Western Australia. Our Book No: 17428. $40 AUD.

204. Lucas, Diane; Searle, Ken (illustrator) (2020). Walking with the Seasons in Kakadu (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings. This Aboriginal children's picture book tells the story about country. The author and illustrator walk through the bush of northern Australia. The seasonal calendar follows the Gundjeihmi-speaking people of Kakadu. This beautiful book will delight children and adults alike. ISBN: 9781741144710. Our Book No: 30606. $18 AUD.

205. MacDermott, Marshall (1969). A Brief Sketch of the Long and Varied Career of Marshall MacDermott, Esq., J.P., of Adelaide, South Australia [Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 189]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 53 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, printed boards (red cloth spine), minimal edgewear. (Facsimile edition of a pamphlet originally published in 1874. Unstated limited edition.) The author, an army officer, was a pioneer farmer and banker in Western Australia, arriving in 1830. He lived in South Australia from 1846 to 1877. He contributed magnificently to banking (Bank of Australasia), education, church and parliamentary affairs. "These papers are written solely for private distribution amongst relatives and special friends; and, as my family is rather numerous and dispersed, the necessity arises of having them printed.". Our Book No: 13420. $10 AUD.

206. Macfarlane, David (2012). Building Paradise: The Story of an Eco-lodge on the Great Barrier Reef (1st ed). Kent Town, SA: Wakefield Press. 169 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos, laminate coating bottom corner tip front cover lifting slightly, tiny mark inside rear cover & last page, minor edgewear (including corners). This inspiring story of conviction, commitment and serendipity describes his 14-year quest to establish an eco-lodge in the unspoiled but threatened natural paradise of Australia's Whitsunday Islands on Queensland's Great Barrier Reef. ISBN: 9781743050187. Our Book No: 29654. $30 AUD.

207. Macintyre, Ella; Smith, J. Warren (illustrator) (1936). Pin Money (1st ed). Sydney: Shakespeare Head Press. 104 pp. Paperback wide square octavo, dustjacket, card covers, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, jacket chipped (tiny hole spine, lightly toned, minor foxing, edge tears), pages & edges lightly toned & foxed, inner hinge little split (all pages firm), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. An Australian story book for older children. Billy and Valerie are two children in the Queensland sheep country. Their adventures with men, women, sheep, and horses, and the happy story of how their temporary troubles were solved as a result of their adventures make this a fun-filled adventure story. Our Book No: 27735. $35 AUD.

208. Mackenzie, Kenneth; Malouf, David (introduction) (2013). The Young Desire It (Reissue ed) [Text Classics]. Melbourne: Text Publishing. 345 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawing, small creases front cover & spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Originally published in 1937 to high acclaim when the author was in his early 20s, this Australian novel is an unparalleled account of erotic awakening, and it draws on the authors' own experience in rural Western Australia. Fifteen-year-old Charles Fox is sent away to boarding school, innocent and alone. There one of his masters develops an intense attachment to him. But when Charles meets Margaret, a girl staying at a nearby farm for the holidays, he is besotted, and a passionate romance begins. Contains a Norman Lindsay drawing of Kenneth Mackenzie. ISBN: 9781922147509. Our Book No: 27901. $12 AUD.

209. Macleod, W. N. (1966). The Geology and Iron Deposits of the Hamersley Range Area, Western Australia (2 volumes) [Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin, no. 117]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 170 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, thick card covers (brown cloth spine), black & white photos, map, foldout colour maps in separate volume, tables, glossy paper, minor edgewear, owner's written name. The first comprehensive survey of the vast Hamersley region iron ore deposits of north-western Australia. This survey was necessary after the government lifted the embargo on iron exports in 1960. Huge economic potential is documented, over 15,000 million tons, one of the largest in the world. A separate supplementary volume consists of an atlas of 10 foldout colour maps, labelled Maps 2 to 11. (Written name of Alan Ives, Canberra book collector.). Our Book No: 17482. $70 AUD.

210. Maddern, Eric; Kennaway, Adrienne (illustrator) (1996). Rainbow Bird: An Aboriginal Folk Tale from Northern Australia (Reprint ed). London: Frances Lincoln. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour full-page illustrations, corners lightly creased, minor edgewear. An Aboriginal folk tale from Northern Australia told as a picture book for children. This story is based on a fire legend of the Dalabon people of Beswick Reserve, Northern Territory. The large full-colour sketches and easy-to-read text make this a delightful book for any child. ISBN: 0711208980. Our Book No: 23845. $10 AUD.

211. Mager, Stefan; McLeish, Julie (illustrator) (1985). Quokka Tale (1st ed). Melbourne: Dynamo Press. Unnum 13 pp. Paperback wide octavo, thick card covers, stapled, very good condition, colour drawings, faint foxing inside covers. Australian children's picture story about a quokka's travels from Rottnest Island (the home of this small Australian wallaby) near Perth Western Australia, to Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, then back to Rottnest Island. The text is more suitable for older children. ISBN: 0949266094. Our Book No: 27868. $16 AUD.

212. Magoffin, Richard (1983). Waltzing Matilda: Song of Australia - A Folk History (1st ed). Charters Towers, QLD: Mimosa Press. 101 pp. Paperback quarto, good plus condition, colour photos (few black & white), endpaper map, scuff marks inside front cover (otherwise very good condition), minor edgewear. First edition. Story behind Australia's favourite song Waltzing Matilda, which started near Winton, Queensland. ISBN: 0959898646. Our Book No: 4308. $10 AUD.

213. Magoffin, Richard (1998). The Swagman's Story of Waltzing Matilda: A Centenary Tribute. Kynuna, QLD: Matilda Expo Publishers. 72 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, white card rear cover & spine, glassine front cover, black & white cover drawing, few light creases spine, minor edgewear. The story behind Australia's favourite song Waltzing Matilda, which originated near Winton, Queensland. The Queensland bushman, author, historian and teacher has devoted 20 years to researching the story behind the legend. ISBN: 0947200088. Our Book No: 30393. $35 AUD.

214. Main, A. R.; Edward, D. H. (1968). A Guide for Naturalists (2nd ed) [Handbook, No 4]. Perth: Western Australian Naturalists Club. 107 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover (corner tip creased), black & white drawings (plates) at rear, minor edgewear. Subtitle: "Primarily for Field Identifications of Invertebrates, Except Insects, Parasites and Marine Forms, Reported from Western Australia". Originally published, 1954: this second edition revised by D. H. Edward, Zoology Department, University of Western Australia. Our Book No: 12098. $10 AUD.

215. Malbunka, Mary (2004). When I Was Little, Like You (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings. An Aboriginal children's picture book. The author shares her stories of playing with friends, building cubby houses climbing trees, collecting sugarbags, digging for honey ants, hunting for lizards and learning about the seasons, animals and plants. Mary has created a vivid picture of an Australian childhood in which country - ngurra - is life itself. This book will delight children and adults alike. Shortlisted for NSW Premier's History Award 2003 and 2004. ISBN: 9781741142563. Our Book No: 30609. $16 AUD.

216. Malone, Lily (2019). The Cafe by the Bridge [Chalk Hill Series]. Sydney: Mira Books. 360 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. Australian novel set in the fictional Australian town of Chalk Hill. The author says that the town in her imagination is about halfway between Manjimup and Mount Barker on the Muirs Highway. This is the second of three books in the series. A psychologist named Taylor Woods sets out to help her brother and a man named Abe when they are both scammed by the same woman. Can she help them? ISBN: 9781489250483. Our Book No: 30762. $18 AUD.

217. Malouf, David (1984). Fly Away Peter (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 134 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minimal edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. Australian novel about three very different people brought together on the Queensland coast by their love of birds. Both sanctuary owner and employee are drawn to the war and the horrors of the trenches of Armentieres. ISBN: 014007015X. Our Book No: 9837. $10 AUD.

218. Malouf, David (1984). Harland's Half Acre (1st American ed). New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 230 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, spine jacket little faded, untrimmed fore-edges, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First American edition. Novel about a budding artist bought up on a poverty-striken dairy farm in Queensland. ISBN: 0394539192. Our Book No: 29588. $15 AUD.

219. Malouf, David (1994). Remembering Babylon (Reprint ed). London: Vintage / Random House. 200 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, light toning edges, light creases covers, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear. Australian novel, about the tragic story of a white man trying to adjust to life after living 16 years among Aborigines in Queensland. Short-listed for 1993 Booker Prize and 1994 Miles Franklin Award. ISBN: 009930242X. Our Book No: 18559. $10 AUD.

220. Malouf, David (1994). Remembering Babylon (Modern reprint ed). New York: Vintage International / Random House. 200 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, front cover corner creased, minor edgewear corners, copy 2. Australian novel, about the tragic story of a white man trying to adjust to life after living 16 years among Aborigines in Queensland. Short-listed for 1993 Booker Prize and 1994 Miles Franklin Award. ISBN: 9780679749516. Our Book No: 16421. $10 AUD.

221. Malouf, David (1999). Fly Away Peter (Reprint ed). Sydney: Vintage / Random House. 134 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minimal edgewear. Australian novel about three very different people brought together on the Queensland coast by their love of birds. Both sanctuary owner and employee are drawn to the war and the horrors of the trenches of Armentieres. ISBN: 0099273829. Our Book No: 4594. $10 AUD.

222. Manbulloo, Karen; Angelo, Denise (illustrator); Haysom, Julie (illustrator); Binjari, Buk Mob (illustrator) (2019). Molly the Pig (Moli det Bigibigi) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Indigenous Literacy Foundation. 23 pp. Paperback oblong, very good plus condition, colour drawings, minimal edgewear. Australian children's picture book about a pig named Molly who was found in the bush by Karen’s brother (Katherine, Northern Territory). This is a true story from Karen Manbulloo. Molly loves eating weetbix and soon grows into a large pig who scares away the dogs that used to chase her when she was tiny. This is a beautiful positive story that will make children and adults happy to read it. ISBN: 9780648155430. Our Book No: 40371. $15 AUD.

223. Manning, Paddy (2013). What the Frack? Everything You Need to Know About Coal Seam Gas. Sydney, Kensington: New South QuickEs. 188 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. Australia's coal seam gas industry in rural New South Wales and Queensland carries unprecedented toxic environmental risks, but it could be the path to energy salvation by being cleaner than coal, safer than nuclear energy, and a complement to renewables. A balanced examination of both sides of the argument. While big oil and gas companies believe Australia could be the biggest liquid natural gas exporter in the world, farmers and environmentalists are united in their opposition to coal seam gas extraction from Australia's most fertile agricultural lands. Do coal seam gas wells poison our food resources? Does coal seam gas really aid in tackling climate change? Visiting drill sites, boardrooms, pipelines, parliamentary offices, and farm gate protests, the author demonstrates how coal seam gas extraction may be one boom that is happening too fast. ISBN: 9781742233659. Our Book No: 16539. $12 AUD.

224. Mapping and Surveying, Department of (1979). Map: Town of Chiilagoe, County of Lynd, Land Agents District of Cairns. Brisbane: Department of Mapping and Surveying [Queensland]. N/a pp. Ephemera, very large format folded map, very good condition, black & white drawing, some toning & edgewear. A map of real estate lots and subdivisions in the town of Chillagoe, Cairns region, north Queensland. Stated as within the Chillagoe Mining Field, though specific mining tenements are not shown. (Chillagoe is the site of retired heritage-listed mineral smelters, the subject of the Mungana corruption scandal.). Our Book No: 4484. $15 AUD.

225. Mapping and Surveying, Department of (1980). Map: Queensland 1:250,000 Series Cadastral Maps (2 Maps: Walsh, Hann River). Brisbane: Department of Mapping and Surveying. N/a pp. Each map: Ephemera, large format folded map, very good condition, black & white drawing, toned (1 map), minor edgewear. Two cadastral maps, which show all the cadastral (survey) plans for two north Queensland regions. Map 1 (1980) is the Walsh region. Map 2 (1978) is the Hann River region (largely toned orange-brown). Our Book No: 4492. $20 AUD.

226. Marshall, Debi (2012). The House of Hancock: The Rise and Rise of Gina Rinehart (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 367 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top corner tips few pages little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, light pencil mark top edge. Gina Rinehart is not just the richest person in Australian history, she is fast becoming one of the richest people in the world. She is the daughter of Lang Hancock: mining millionaire and discoverer of the world's largest iron ore deposit in the Pilbara. Informed by sources close to the Hancock family and other business associates, and including exclusive materials never before seen, the author poses the question what comes next for the woman who has more wealth than the Queen? ISBN: 9781742756745. Our Book No: 30086. $20 AUD.

227. Marshall-Stoneking, Billy; Tjapangarti, Tutama (illustrator) (1990). Singing the Snake: Poems from the Western Desert 1979 - 1988 (Reprint ed). Sydney, North Ryde: Angus & Robertson. 97 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, few black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. The author has had a long association with the Pintupi people of Central Australia which has helped him to understand the Aboriginal ways. He also lived and worked at Papunya Aboriginal Settlement in the Northern Territory. The illustrations bring real meaning to these very special poems. ISBN: 0207163219. Our Book No: 29438. $18 AUD.

228. Martin, Mandy; Robin, Libby; Smith, Mike (2005). Strata: Deserts Past, Present and Future: An Environmental Art Project about a Significant Cultural Place. Mandurama, NSW: Mandy Martin. 54 pp. Paperback narrow oblong large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings & fold-out colour paintings, small mark front cover, minor edgewear. About diverse kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing place. The place is Puritjarra, a rock shelter in the Cleland Hills in Western Central Australia. It is part of the country of the Aboriginal people of the Ikuntji/Haasts Bluff community. ISBN: 0957748140. Our Book No: 23173. $20 AUD.

229. Matthews, Tony (2001). Black Guards and Scoundrels of Colonial Queensland: True Stories of Crime, Passion and Punishment (1st ed). Rockhampton: Central Queensland University Press (CQUP). 238 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, top corner tips rear cover & first two pages little creased, few light creases front cover, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This book is about the early rough and tough days in Colonial Queensland. The author writes about daring gold robberies, whipping and unholy prisons, murderers, hangmen, long-forgotten mysteries, lost gold, and brutal masters and mistresses. ISBN: 1876780002. Our Book No: 30670. $50 AUD.

230. Mayne, Alan (2014). Alternative Interventions: Aboriginal Homelands, Outback Australia and the Centre for Appropriate Technology. Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 172 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, one sepia (brown-tinted) photo, minimal edgewear. This book is about an Aboriginal-owned science and technology organisation (CAT). In 2010, thirty years after an initial start-up grant of $40,000 the group was operating with an annual turnover in excess of $20 million and a staff of 130 providing technical services to over 500 remote Aboriginal communities spread across the northern half of Australia. The author is an historian who has unraveled a story of people, place and relationships. This is a personal and political journey of ideas into action, intervention through innovation. This is a very readable book that helps broaden our understanding of Indigenous Australia. ISBN: 9781743052723. Our Book No: 40377. $30 AUD.

231. McCorry, Sheryl (2007). Diamonds and Dust: The Story of a Million-acre Cattle Queen (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 291 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos, few sepia (brown-tinted) photos, crease front cover, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. An inspiring classic story of a woman finding her destiny in the furthest reaches of the Australian outback. The author is the first woman in the Kimberley (far north, Western Australia) to run a two million-acre cattle station. ISBN: 9781405037754. Our Book No: 27920. $15 AUD.

232. McGahan, Andrew (2005). The White Earth (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 379 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition. Winner of the 2005 Miles Franklin Literary Award, 2005. In 1992, when William was 8 years old, he looked out from the back verandah and saw the mushroom cloud of a nuclear explosion. His father dead by fire and his mother plagued by demons of her own, William is cast upon the charity of his unknown uncle - an embittered old man living in the ruins of a once great station homestead (Kuran House, Queensland), and involved in secretive political work. It's a baffling and sinister new world for the boy, a place of decay and secret histories. A haunting, disturbing tale: part family saga, part history, part gothic thriller. ISBN: 9781741146127. Our Book No: 17447. $12 AUD.

233. McGregor, Alasdair; Chester, Quentin (1992). The Kimberley: Horizons of Stone (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 208 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos (many full-page), map, minor edgewear jacket (few light scratches, reverse side lightly foxed), edges & few pages faintly foxed, small bump top edge front cover, spine ends little rubbed. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This wonderful book is a journey into the heart of the Kimberley. The photos stunningly depict this vast area of at the northern tip of Western Australia. ISBN: 0340578416. Our Book No: 29016. $30 AUD.

234. McInally, Peg (2000). Burnie and Banjo (Banyo) Bunyip and the One That Got Away. City Not Stated: Peg McInally. 23 pp. Paperback large oblong trade, very good condition, stapled, pictorial cover, card covers, colour drawings, faint impressions front cover, minor edgewear & spinewear. A delightful children's story about two bunyips who go fishing. This beautifully illustrated book will delight all ages. Map on the rear cover mentions The Bunyip Hole, near Mulgildie, Queensland. (No date, not listed in Trove. Date is a guess.). ISBN: 9780980875720. Our Book No: 30689. $20 AUD.

235. McKenzie, Maisie (1997). Outback Achiever: Fred McKay, Successor to Flynn of the Inland (Revised ed). Brisbane, Moorooka: Boolarong Press. 213 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour portrait frontispiece, few pages little creased top edge, minor edgewear, autograph (subject's written name title page). Biography of the clergyman who succeeded John Flynn as Superintendent of the Australian Inland Mission (now Frontier Services), including the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The legendary Fred McKay lived his life against the background of the vast continent of Australia. His area of responsibility covered over 3 million square kilometres, and probably he knew that whole great expanse of country, and the people within it, more intimately than any other human being. ISBN: 0864391951. Our Book No: 7926. $20 AUD.

236. McPherson, Sue (2012). Grace Beside Me (1st ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 219 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. This very special book is full of wisdom, humour and down-to-earth advice, reminding us that despite the difficulties of growing up, we are never alone on this journey. This gently unfolding debut novel for young adults is the winner of the State Library of Queensland Indigenous Writing Fellowship 2011. ISBN: 9781921248498. Our Book No: 27411. $15 AUD.

237. McRobb, Millie; Bryce, M.J (foreword) (1984). The Lean Years. Bunbury, WA: Millie McRobb. 97 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled, sepia (brown-tinted) photo on cover, black & white text-photos, staples little rusted, spine little creased, light toning pages, minor edgewear, rear cover little scratched, sticker mark front cover, autograph (author's written name). The author's family story - and at the same time, the story of Western Australian development. Millie McRobb is a Catterick Group Settlers daughter. Isobel and Percy Palmer came to Australia from England in 1924, when Millie was 16 years old. Millie describes their experiences with the Group Settlement Scheme in the southwest of the State after World War 1 (WW1). The scheme meant that British ex-servicemen took up uncleared farming lots in the most heavily timbered areas of W.A. Our Book No: 40282. $25 AUD.

238. Meggitt, M. J.; Elkin, Prof. A. P. (introduction) (1962). Desert People: A Study of the Walbiri Aborigines of Central Australia (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 348 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, black & white text-photos, figures, tables, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges. This is one of the few complete ethnographies of an Aboriginal tribe. This study of the Walbiri of Central Australia describes at first hand a way of life that was still, in the 1950s, largely autonomous. It deals with the tribe's history, contact with European settlers, relationships with neighbouring tribes, internal groupings and their economic, political and religious significance, family and kinship system, and sexual and educational practices. Our Book No: 30355. $25 AUD.

239. Mengel, D. C.; Carr, A. F. (1976). Ipswich Coal-field (2 volumes) [Geological Survey of Queensland Report, no 94]. Brisbane: Queensland Department of Mines. 18 + N/A pp. Volume 1: Paperback small quarto, very good condition, thin card covers, stapled pamphlet, figures, tables, minor edgewear. Volume 2: Diagrams, plans and maps in a slipcase (little creased). From the summary: This report reviews Departmental coal exploration in the Ipswich Coal-field up to the year 1972. This coalfield lies about 35 km west of Brisbane and covers an area of 250 km2 to the south of the Brisbane River. Volume 2 contains Figures 4 to 16 in a slipcase. Our Book No: 29328. $40 AUD.

240. Michael, Linda (editor); Mundine, Djon; Munro, Keith; Macgregor, Elizabeth Ann (foreword) (2008). They Are Meditating: Bark Paintings From the MCA's Arnott's Collection. Sydney: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). 271 pp. Paperback large quarto, thick card covers (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour illustrations, maps, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.7 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book was published on the occasion of the exhibition: "They are Meditating: Bark Paintings from the MCA's Arnott's Collection", Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2008. Assembled by Californian businessman and graphic designer, Jerome Gould, from the 1960s to the early 1980s, it was gifted to the Museum by Arnott's Biscuits Ltd in 1993 - coinciding with the Year of the World's Indigenous People. The collection features works from important artists and represents the creative hubs in and around Groote Eylandt, Yirrkala, Galiwin'ku (Elcho Island), Milingimbi, Ramingining, Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Wadeye (Port Keats), and the Tiwi Islands over time. The bark painting of Aboriginal artists in Arnhem Land, Port Keats and the Tiwi Islands is the product of a unique legacy of many thousands of years length. Michael, Linda (catalogue editor). Mundine, Djon (guest curator). Munro, Keith (curator, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs). ISBN: 9781921034237. Our Book No: 27736. $50 AUD.

241. Middleton, Margaret R.; Francis, Sarah H. (1976). Yuendumu and its Children: Life and Health on an Aboriginal Settlement (1st ed). Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS). 220 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, tables, black & white photos, minor bump base spine, tiny tear top spine, faint foxing edges & title page, minor insect damage cover, minor edgewear. Reports the work and findings of the Aboriginal Infant Morbidity Project carried out between 1969 and 1971 at Yuendumu, a government settlement for Aborigines in Central Australia. ISBN: 0642021252. Our Book No: 23758. $15 AUD.

242. Miles, Keith R.; Foxall, J. S. (1942). The Blue Asbestos Bearing Banded Iron Formations of the Hamersley Ranges, Western Australia [and] The Blue Asbestos Deposits of the Hamersley Range and Their Economic Importance [Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin, no. 100]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 61 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, thick card covers (black cloth spine), tables, glossy paper, figures, map, foldout map at front, minor edgewear & bumping, minor annotation front cover. Because of recent increased interest during WW2, these two complementary reports summarise what is known about the petrology, mineralogy and mining potential of the crocidolite (blue asbestos) deposits of the Hamersley Ranges, plus two appendices of previous brief reports. (This historic document was published well before the nasty cancer-causing property of blue asbestos was known.). Our Book No: 17527. $60 AUD.

243. Miller, Debbie S.; Van Zyle, Jon (illustrator) (2013). Survival at 40c Above (Reprint ed). London: A. & C. Black. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, very good plus condition, colour illustrations, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). A beautiful book about a day in the life of the animals of Australia's Simpson Desert as they endure wide temperature swings from the scorching day to the cool of night. From superglue frogs to thorny devils and one-humped camels, these animals are well adapted to this dynamic climate. The text will interest older children and the colourful life-like illustrations will suit any age. A wonderful way to learn about nature and the environment. ISBN: 9781408190296. Our Book No: 29569. $20 AUD.

244. Millett, Patsy (editor); Millett, Naomi (editor) (2008). The Duracks of Argyle: A Summary of a Pioneering Venture and the Years 1852 - 1950 in Kimberley, Western Australia (1st ed). Perth, Bassendean: Access Press. 89 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corners. This is the story of the Durack family who are best known because of authors Mary and Elizabeth Durack. Patrick Durack's family came to Australia for a brighter future in 1854. The Argyle homestead is now a museum in the Durack family's memory. The many photos, family tree and descriptions of the Kimberleys in this time make this a fascinating book for anyone interested in the history of this part of Australia. (Estimated date, 2008, Trove catalogue.). ISBN: 0864451822. Our Book No: 29868. $18 AUD.

245. Mines, Department of (1978). Map: Mining Lease Atlas: Mossman 1:250,000 Series. Brisbane: Department of Mines. N/a pp. Ephemera, large format folded map, very good condition, colour drawing, minor edgewear. This colour topographical map of the Mossman region, northern Queensland (dated 1973), has superimposed current mining leases indicated in red (each lease identified by number). Our Book No: 4487. $15 AUD.

246. Mission, Benedictine (1955). New Norcia, W.A: The Monastic - Missionary Establishment of the Victoria Plains (Pax). New Norcia, WA: Abbey Press. Unnum 41 pp. Paperback small oblong, good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white photos, front cover little faded, corner tips front cover slightly creased, covers little rubbed, staples rusted, bottom edges last three pages chipped, few tiny edge tears, some edgewear. The remarkable story of the Benedictine Monastery, 80 miles north of Perth (Western Australia). The founder, Bishop Salvado, had a mission to educate Aboriginal Australians. His ambition was to build up gradually in the Australian bush a large library. Includes a small chapter titled: When And Why Was New Norcia Founded?. The colour cover has a photo of a monk looking into the distance with the grounds and the mission behind him. The word PAX is in white letters on the front cover. (No date, but 1950s, Trove.). Our Book No: 40679. $15 AUD.

247. Mission, Benedictine (1960). New Norcia, W.A. Perth & New Norcia, WA: Benedictine Community of New Norcia / Printed by Record Print. Unnum 36 pp. Paperback small oblong, good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white photos, few tiny creases covers, corner tips covers slightly creased, rubbed along spine, spine little rubbed, some edgewear. The remarkable story of the Benedictine Monastery, 80 miles north of Perth (Western Australia). The founder, Bishop Salvado, had a mission to educate Aboriginal Australians. His ambition was to build up gradually in the Australian bush a large library. The rear cover has a colour photo of Bishop Salvado in 1860 in the library. (No date, but 1960, Trove.). Our Book No: 40678. $15 AUD.

248. Moir, Alan; Vines, Mac (1981). Flo Goes to Canberra: The Intimate Diary of a Kingaroy Housewife (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, light foxing endpapers & title page, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear An amusing look at politics and politicians through the eyes of Queensland senator Flo Bjelke-Petersen (wife of conservative former Queensland premier), as splendidly portrayed by the newspaper cartoonist. ISBN: 0207148007. Our Book No: 40014. $10 AUD.

249. Monahan, Sean (2003). A Long and Winding Road: Xavier Herbert's Literary Journey. Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 322 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, inside covers faintly toned, minor edgewear. This engaging, accessible book makes a substantial and original contribution to an understanding of Xavier Herbert's fiction, while at the same time telling the human story of a writer's rocky road to creating a masterpiece. The book is part literary criticism, part literary detective story to reveal the true story about the noted Queensland writer. ISBN: 187626893X. Our Book No: 26876. $15 AUD.

250. Moon, Josephine (2014). The Tea Chest (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 359 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few light creases covers, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book is a funny, memorable novel about the unexpected challenges that happen in life. Can Kate Fullerton, flying from Brisbane to London, save her business "The Tea Chest" from the woman who is intent of closing it down? Written with heart and infused with the seductive scents of bergamot, Indian spices, lemon, rose and caramel. ISBN: 9781743317877. Our Book No: 28122. $15 AUD.

251. Morgan, Sally (1989). Wanamurraganya: The Story of Jack McPhee (Reprint ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 196 pp. Paperback trade (with flap), very good condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece portrait), minor edgewear. The story of an Aboriginal itinerant station and mine worker from the Pilbara region, being Sally's grandfather through kinship. ISBN: 094920658X. Our Book No: 3502. $10 AUD.

252. Moriarty, Ros (2010). Listening to Country: A Journey to the Heart of What It Means to Belong (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 232 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, pages lightly toned, crease top corner covers, few page corners little worn, minor edgewear. The author is a white woman married to an Aboriginal man. Her book opens a rare window to the voices, humour and strength of the remarkable Law women of the remote Gulf of Carpentaria. Ros takes an emotional journey across country and culture to the Northern Territory's Tanami Desert with her husband's Aboriginal family to perform ceremony. ISBN: 9781741753806. Our Book No: 25328. $15 AUD.

253. Morrill, James; Mjoberg, James (photographer) (2006). 17 Years Wandering Among the Aboriginals [Australian Aboriginal Culture Series]. Darwin, Virginia: David M. Welch. 80 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. The true story of James Morrill, who was shipwrecked, in 1846, off the Queensland coast (modern day Townsville), and lived among Aborigines for 17 years. Previously published in 1896 ("Sketch of a residence among the Aboriginals, etc.", Boston), though this is not the earliest edition. This current edition contains James Morrill's original 1864 text. Has accompanying photographs previously published by Eric Mjoberg in 1918. Photographs by Alfred Atkinson and James Handley, taken about the 1890s, are also included. (No 1 in this series.). ISBN: 097750350X. Our Book No: 17358. $60 AUD.

254. Morris, Leon (1996). Yirra Land Law and Language: Strong and Alive. Fitzroy Crossing, WA: Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, map, inside covers lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed, tiny tear fore-edge single page, minor edgewear. About the Yirra Festival in August 1994, which was organised by the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre (KALACC). The many different language groups of the Kimberley come together for celebration and cultural exchange. Yirra (pronounced Ir-ray) is a permanent waterhole in Nyikina country on the banks of Raparapa (Fitzroy River) and is part of the Aboriginal owned Mount Anderson pastoral station about 70 kilometres from Derby. The book includes a map of Kimberley languages, and an historical and political overview of the Kimberley. The groups attending the festival include: Nyikina and Mangala, Bardi, Jaru, Ngardi and Kukatja, Wangkajunga and Walmajarri, Kija and Ngarinyin, Kija and Miriwoong, Karanypany Joonba. ISBN: 0646267841. Our Book No: 28750. $20 AUD.

255. Morrison, Glenn (2017). Songlines and Fault Lines: Epic Walks of the Red Centre (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 187 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, few tiny impressions rear cover, minor edgewear. This book explores the Red Centre through the eyes of those who have walked it, in six amazing stories that have shaped our nation. The book follows Aboriginal Dreamtime Ancestors along a songline. Trudges with John McDougall Stuart as he crosses the continent. Walks the Finke River in the footsteps of anthropologist T. G. H. Strehlow. Arthur Groom reimagines the country’s heart as tourist playground. Ponders a philosophy of walking with British writer Bruce Chatwin. Strolls along the alcohol-troubled streets of Alice Springs with Eleanor Hogan. ISBN: 9780522870985. Our Book No: 30419. $25 AUD.

256. Morrissey, Di (2015). Rain Music (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 374 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This Australian novel is inspired by her adventures in Far North Queensland - its characters, its forgotten history, its modern dilemmas. The story is centered around brother and sister Ned and Bella Chisholm who are struggling to come to terms with a family tragedy that has set them on different paths. Ned disappears, and Bella goes in search of him, to Cooktown, the isolated, little-known gem of the far north of Australia - it is here that their lives will change dramatically forever. The black & white photos at the start of each chapter are unique. ISBN: 9781743533307. Our Book No: 40098. $20 AUD.

257. Morrissey, Di (2017). The Red Coast (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 356 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), front & rear hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear. The author returns to the red earth of the Kimberley with a passionate story of resistance and resilience under the Kimberley skies. After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a magical remote town on the northwest coast of Australia. But when a proposed mining development is unveiled, the town begins to tear itself apart ISBN: 9781925481549. Our Book No: 29849. $20 AUD.

258. Mowaljarlai, David (2001). Yorro Yorro Everything Standing Up Alive: Spirit of the Kimberley (P/b ed). Broome, WA: Magabala Books. 233 pp. Paperback large octavo (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, corner tips front cover little scuffed, spine slightly faded, written dedication (perhaps autograph). This book has been written to promote understanding and respect for the art and rituals of the people of the Wandjina. The old tribal life in the bush has gone, so some last old-time bushmen and bushwomen handed down their knowledge, through Mowaljarlai. The colour photos bring the majestic landscape of the Kimberley alive, and Mowaljarlai's drawings bring the magic of the Kimberley to life. A very special book suitable for any age. ISBN: 1875641726. Our Book No: 30164. $30 AUD.

259. Munro, Craig (2015). Under Cover: Adventures in the Art of Editing (1st ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 256 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tiny bump & scuff top spine, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. A blend of memoir and book history, looks at the invisible art of editing from an insider's perspective. This warm and wise book is a tour of 30 years of publishing mayhem at the University of Queensland Press (UQP). ISBN: 9781925106756. Our Book No: 29005. $18 AUD.

260. Napier, Francis; Keddie, Mr. W. (notes) (1876). Notes of a Voyage from New South Wales to the North Coast of Australia, from the Journal of the Late Francis Napier (1st ed). [Glasgow]: [James R. Napier]. 96 pp. Hardback small (19.0 x 13.0 cm), no jacket as issued, very good condition, original blue cover (gilt vignette, border & spine lettering, little faded), black endpapers, full-page black & white plates, frontispiece portrait (tissue guard), errata page, maps (including foldouts at rear, creased at folds), minor foxing (mainly plates & maps & page edges), edges & pages faintly toned, bottom edge little bumped, some edgewear, two small bookshop stickers. In 1867 Francis Napier joined the South Australian Government expedition under Captain Francis Cadell to the north coast of the state (now the Northern Territory) searching for suitable sites for a capital and agricultural settlement. He examined the Liverpool River, went up the Roper River in a small steamer and visited Port Darwin, Anson Bay and the Victoria River. Cadell's report, published in the South Australian Parliamentary Papers for 1867, was criticised at the time. Thus, the Napier 'Notes' are the only public account of the expedition, and are an important document of the early contact and charting of the region. Compiled from the Napier journal by his family, and privately printed in Glasgow following his death in 1875. The plates, drawn with lithographic crayon, are by a brother of Napier, and are signed 'JMN'. (Estimated date, 1876, Trove catalogue. Ferguson 13058. Scarce. Small bookshop stickers: A. H. Spencer Hill of Content, Berkelouw Bookdealers. All five maps present: 1 internal page, and 4 as foldouts. All 8 lithographic plates present, as listed on contents page.). Our Book No: 16838. $750 AUD.

261. Neidjie, Bill; Davis, Stephen; Fox, Allan (1986). Australia's Kakadu Man: Bill Neidjie (Revised ed). Darwin: Resource Managers. 97 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, partly published on yellow paper, colour endpaper map, minor edgewear. The story of an Aboriginal man of the Gagudju community, Northern Territory, who was concerned about uranium mining on traditional lands. In the 1970s there were efforts to change Arnhem land to a national park and then mine for uranium. Bill Neidjie wrote this book to dispute to this plan. His reply is along the same lines as Chief Seattle, of the Puget Sound tribe, when asked by George Washington in 1853 to sell their tribal lands ISBN: 0958945802. Our Book No: 4553. $15 AUD.

262. Nevill, Simon; McQuoid, Nathan (1998). Guide to the Wildflowers of South Western Australia. Perth, South Fremantle: Simon Nevill Publications. 116 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos, maps, minimal edgewear. The south west region of Western Australia has one of the richest floras on earth. This book has been designed as an introductory guide to the wildflowers of the South Western Botanical Province. There are over 900 plant species illustrated. This is a beautiful book for anyone interested in this part of Western Australia and wildflowers. ISBN: 0958536708. Our Book No: 21018. $30 AUD.

263. Newbey, Ken (1968). West Australian Wildflowers for Horticulture - 1: Wildflowers Principally from the Temperate Regions of Western Australia [West Australian Plants for Horticulture]. Sydney: Society for Growing Australian Plants. 256 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour text-photos. (Estimated date, 1968, Trove catalogue.) An itemised handbook of native plants from temperate regions of Western Australia (here in the first volume). Our Book No: 1100. $15 AUD.

264. Newbey, Ken; Humphreys, F. W. (illustrator) (1972). West Australian Wildflowers for Horticulture - 2: Wildflowers Principally from the Temperate Regions of Western Australia [West Australian Plants for Horticulture]. Sydney: Society for Growing Australian Plants. 256 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1972, Trove catalogue.) An itemised handbook of native plants from temperate regions of Western Australia (here in the second volume). ISBN: 0909830045. Our Book No: 3450. $15 AUD.

265. Niall, Brenda (2012). True North: The Story of Mary and Elizabeth Durack (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 291 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) photos, few black & white & colour photos (few creased bottom edge), minor edgewear, corner tips rear cover little worn, top & bottom corners front cover creased, light creasing covers. Mary and Elizabeth, one a writer and the other a painter, spent their childhood in Perth looking forward to their father coming home with stories of station life. Their grandfather was an Irish immigrant who set up a cattle empire. This joint biography delves into the lives of Mary, author of the Australian classic "Kings in Grass Castles", and Elizabeth, the renowned artist. ISBN: 9781921758928. Our Book No: 26686. $16 AUD.

266. Nickerson, N.; Corporation, Karijini Aboriginal (1993). Karijini National Park, Western Australia. Perth: Aboriginal Economic Development Office. 22 pp. Paperback large quarto, card covers, stapled, very good condition, colour photos, maps, spine little creased & rubbed, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is about the Karijini National Park in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Aboriginal people from this area are called the Punjima, Kurrama and Innawonga, and each have their own language. The many color photos bring the Aboriginal history in the National Park to life, and make it a very special place. ISBN: 0730955737. Our Book No: 28772. $18 AUD.

267. Nielsen, Peter (2004). North Queensland at War (Day By Day): Volume 1: Naval and Merchant Shipping Movements (1939 - 1942). Townsville: Nielsen Publishing. 306 + 24 pp. Paperback thick wide octavo, very good condition, front cover creased, autograph (author's written name). (No 55 of an unspecified limited edition.) An comprehensive catalogue of all naval shipping movements in North Queensland waters during the specified time period. Volume 1 only : Part 2 was later published in 2007. ISBN: 0975212702. Our Book No: 14609. $70 AUD.

268. Nisbet, Hume (1997). The Haunted Station (1st this ed) [Small Tales of Early Australia Series, no. 4]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 33 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, card cover, minor edgewear. This is a 'gothic' novel about an old house in outback Western Australia. The time is the middle of the 19th century. An escaped convict came to the large old station house which was the scene of a murder. His experiences in the house are the basis for this tale. The ghost reappears during a wild storm in true gothic novel style. The story was first published in "The Haunted Station and Other Stories", London, White, 1893. ISBN: 0949910678. Our Book No: 29757. $20 AUD.

269. Nucolorvue; Palmer, Jean (photographer) (1970). Wildflowers of the West: Highlights of Western Australia's Unique Native Flora [Wildflowers of the West in Full Colour]. Perth: Nucolorvue Productions / Gordon and Gotch. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback oblong wide octavo, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, colour text-photos (some full-page), reverse side covers lightly toned, rear cover corner creased, minor edgewear, owner's written name. A pamphlet published for Gordon and Gotch (Australia) Ltd., Parry Street, Perth (possibly 1970 or 1960s, Trove catalogue). This pamphlet shows some of the highlights of the 6000 or so species in Western Australia. Picture of blue leschenaultia on front cover. Our Book No: 20727. $10 AUD.

270. Nugent, Mary-Lou; Williamson, Inawinytji (foreword); Djerrkura, Gatjil (foreword) (2000). Desert Art: The Aboriginal Art and Craft Centres of Central Australia (Reprint ed). Alice Springs: Jukurrpa Books. 81 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos including paintings (many full-page), minimal edgewear. This book, compiled by Mary-Lou Nugent, tells the story of Desert Art, the coordinating body for Aboriginal art and craft centres in Central Australia. It brings together 19 communities of artists, ordinarily remote from one another in both place and style. This beautiful book reveals in words and pictures of the artists themselves, the wide range and beauty of the Aboriginal art of Central Australia. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1864650044. Our Book No: 25955. $20 AUD.

271. Nunn, Judy (2015). Spirits of the Ghan (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 381 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. First edition. Australian novel set in the Northern Territory. An ancient wrong is awakened, down the track someone must pay. Hired as an negotiator, Jessica Manning must walk a delicate line to reassure the Aboriginal elders their sacred sites will be protected. Will her own Arunta heritage win their trust? Reveals the red heart of Australia. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 9780857986733. Our Book No: 28835. $10 AUD.

272. Oliver, Pam (2017). The Intrepid Hilda Abbott: Author, Designer, Red Cross Officer, Political Wife, 1890 - 1984. Darwin: Historical Society of the Northern Territory. 201 pp. Paperback small quarto, as new condition, black & white text-photos. Hilda Abbott was wife of the Northern Territory Administrator, CLA Abbott. The frequently unfair criticisms regarding Hilda's behaviour during and immediately after the Japanese bombing of Darwin in February 1941 are forensically examined. Also examines her life experience through two world wars and multiple careers as a Sydney Morning Herald correspondent, ABC broadcaster, Red Cross worker, and interior designer. The story of a woman who, while not flawless, showed great determination, kindness and loyalty. Her legacy is far more positive and varied than is portrayed in the historical record. Based on her archives and many published essays. ISBN: 9781925167726. Our Book No: 17596. $50 AUD.

273. Oz People, The; Wiltshire, Gail (director); Bailey, Bert (script); Musa, Helen (editor) (1985). On Our Selection: The Characters Immortalizied by Steele Rudd. Brisbane: The Playhouse. Unnum 10 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white text-photos, single-colour illustrations & adverts, top corners covers & pages lightly creased, faint foxing cover, minor edgewear. Bert Bailey adapted On Our Selection in 1912 for the stage. The Oz People use the Bailey script which has been edited by Helen Musa. The Playhouse is operated by the Queensland Children's Theatre and Creative Workshop Association, a nonprofit company dedicated to providing creative activities for disabled children. (Estimated date, 1985.) Our Book No: 40039. $18 AUD.

274. Parker, K. Langloh; Backhaus-Smith, Rex (illustrator); Lang, Andrew (introduction); Marika, Wandjuk (introduction) (1978). Australian Legendary Tales: Being the Two Collections of Australian Legendary Tales and More Australian Legendary Tales Collected from Various Tribes (Reissue ed). Sydney: Bodley Head Australia. 188 pp. Hardback tall octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), dark plum boards (little rubbed), black & white drawings, coloured top edge (slightly faded), reverse side jacket lightly foxed, small foxed patches flaps, spine & decorative edge near spine faded, slight edgewear, spine ends creased, tiny tear top edge). A reissue in one volume of two important 19th century folk tale collections: Australian Legendary Tales and More Australian Legendary Tales. The collections were first published in separate volumes in 1896 and 1898 respectively, appearing simultaneously in London and Melbourne. Australian Legendary Tales contains 31 stories, and More Australian Legendary Tales has 23 stories. Both have prefaces by the author and introductions by Andrew Lang and Wandjuk Marika. There is a native text of one story and a glossary. Many of the stories are about animals and birds. The stories in the first book are solely from the Narran tribe (New South Wales), known among themselves as the Noongahburrahs. Those in the second book are from a wider number of tribes, but Mrs Parker used only Noongahburrah names to avoid confusing the reader with different dialects. The chapter-head illustrations in this new edition have been specially commissioned from Rex Backhaus-Smith, the well-known Queensland artist. ISBN: 0370108418. Our Book No: 30715. $26 AUD.

275. Parmenter, Ian (2003). Sheer Bottled Bliss: My Margaret River Sea Change (1st ed). Sydney, Pymble: HarperCollins. 230 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white drawings, tiny mark top edge & fore-edge, minor edgewear. Part-memoir, part-survival manual for those who dream of their own place in the country or by the sea. The author, a TV chef, shares the adventures (and misadventures) of his journey from a culture-shocked London journalist arriving in Perth in the 70's, to discovering his beloved weekender by the Margaret River. Ian has included some recipes that he and partner Anne enjoy. "After planting 1700 Chardonnay cuttings in three days, it took a further three days to recover some movement in our legs. Then we watered the sticks and waited. Within days we had ... a young vineyard". ISBN: 0732276144. Our Book No: 23080. $10 AUD.

276. Partrige, Sydney; [Partridge, Sydney]; Murray, E. H. (illustrator) (1907). Rocky Section: An Australian Romance. Brisbane: Steele Rudd & Co. Ltd / Powell & Co. (Printers). 188 pp. Hardback octavo, very good condition, pictorial tan cloth cover (lightly marked), black & white plates (including frontispiece), new endpapers, pages lightly toned (notably last page), minor edgewear, rubber bookshop stamp title page. An historical romance set in rural Australia. This novel originally appeared as a serial in "Steele Rudd's Magazine". The author's name is also Sydney Partridge in some other novels, and is a pseudonym for Kate Margaret Partridge (1871 - 1953), who wrote novels jointly with another writer. Contains all four plates (rarely found). Review: "This is an Australian love story pure and simple. A young Queenslander falls in love with a fascinating girl from town but is jilted in favour of a titled man with money. He becomes a misogynist of the deepest dye, and buries himself in a veritable wilderness called Rocky Section — miles from anywhere. One day he discovers a girl near his place who has evidently lost her way and fainted from sheer exhaustion. He takes her to his hut and revives her, only to find that she has lost her memory and cannot tell where she comes from. He hates women with a bitter hatred, but is on the horns of a dilemma. What happens? "The way out" is most interesting, but you must read it for yourself.". Our Book No: 16426. $150 AUD.

277. Pasquarelli, John (1998). The Pauline Hanson Story, by the Man Who Knows. Sydney: New Holland. 338 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, bottom edge little rubbed, minor edgewear. Pauline Hanson and her conservative One Nation party had a controversial impact on the Australian political scene. The fish and chip shop lady in Ipswich, Queensland, was initially elected as the Federal Member for Oxley in 1996, As her political advisor, John Pasquarelli proved instrumental in launching Pauline Hanson's political career. He was a former New Guinea District Officer. ISBN: 186436341X. Our Book No: 15619. $15 AUD.

278. Patchett, Mary Elwyn; Payne, Roger (illustrator) (1975). Summer on Boomerang Beach (Reprint ed). Leicester / London: Hodder & Stoughton Children's Books. 120 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor yellow spotting flyleaves, faint foxing & toning reverse side jacket (rear cover lightly rubbed, few yellow spots flaps, flap clipped, spine lightly faded), edges lightly toned, corners lightly bumped. Australian novel for young adults about Dave and his sister Danny when they return to their holiday island on the Great Barrier Reef. ISBN: 0340040912. Our Book No: 26243. $10 AUD.

279. Pearn, John (editor) (1995). Characters, Coves and Cliffs by Fifteen Authors: Vignettes of Coochiemudlo Island and Moreton Bay. Brisbane: Amphion Press / Royal Historical Society of Queensland. 139 pp. Paperback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial card covers, black & white drawings & photos, map, minor edgewear jacket, crease front cover near spine. This book, written by 15 authors - each with permanent links to Moreton Bay - tells of the clearing of the forest, struggles for survival, the harvest from the seas, and the tilling of the soil. Several authors describe the reptiles, wildflowers and fungi to be found on the islands of Moreton Bay - and a group of Bay poets and artists, potters and historians each write about their creative life on Moreton Bay. ISBN: 0867765984. Our Book No: 27747. $15 AUD.

280. Pearse, Emma (2013). Sophie: The Incredible True Story of the Castaway Dog (1st ed). Boston, MA: Da Capo Press / Perseus Books. 307 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, maps, black & white photos, small tear & crease fore-edge, minor edgewear corners. This is the story about a dog named Sophie who fell overboard from her family boat, and became a castaway on an island near Mackay, Queensland. The story of her journey, survival and her reunion with her family will touch dog lovers everywhere. ISBN: 9780738216065. Our Book No: 29984. $18 AUD.

281. Performing Arts Trust, Queensland (1995). The Spirit of Christmas Concert Program. [Queensland]: Queensland Performing Arts Trust. 8 pp. Paperback tall trade, single sheet fold-out brochure, very good condition, few minor creases, minor edgewear. Concert program guide that folds out to 8 pages. The concert is presented at the Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Complex on 15 and 16 December 1995, featuring The Queensland Youth Symphony. The program has the songs and the order they appear, with a short biography of the people that are involved in the concert. Our Book No: 40140. $15 AUD.

282. Pieroni, Margaret (1993). Discovering the Wildflowers of Western Australia (1st stated ed). Perth: Quality Publishing Australia (QPA). 46 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour photos, maps, coloured map inside front cover, small scuff bottom edge front cover, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1993, Trove catalogue.) This book is an introduction to the beautiful wildflowers of Western Australia. Each of the flower paintings is a personal discovery for the author. Many of the plants are grown in gardens, parks and as street trees all over Australia and overseas.The author hopes to make people aware of the diversity of Western Australian wildflowers and to study and grow them. The paintings are from plants in her own garden, or from photos she has taken in her travels. ISBN: 1875737723. Our Book No: 28546. $20 AUD.

283. Pike, Glenville (1996). Queen of the North: A Pictorial History of Cooktown and Cape York Peninsula (Reprint ed). Mareeba, QLD: Glenville Pike. 153 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, faint foxing & crease front cover, minor edgewear. A history of Cooktown and Cape York Peninsula in far north Queensland. The many photos and detailed information will interest anyone wanting to know more about this fascinating part of Australia. ISBN: 0959896058. Our Book No: 24198. $12 AUD.

284. Pilkington, Doris; Garimara, Nugi (2004). Follow the Rabbit-proof Fence (Reprint ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 136 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, map, pages faintly toned, minimal edgewear. True story of three Aboriginal girls who escape from a government settlement to seek out their homeland. Based on the story of the author's mother, aunt and their friend, who escaped from the Moore River Settlement in 1931 and travelled 2400 kilometres along the rabbit-proof fence. Now a major film by Phillip Noyce. ISBN: 0702233552. Our Book No: 15837. $10 AUD.

285. Playford, P. E.; Cockbain, A. E.; Low, G. H. (1976). Geology of the Perth Basin, Western Australia [Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin, no. 124]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 311 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, red flexible cover (sticker mark front cover), frontispiece photo, figures (maps & black & white text-photos), corners covers little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, rubber stamp title page. The first detailed study of the regional geology of the Perth Basin, which consists mainly of superficial Quaternary deposits, with Mezozoic and Paleozic strata visible at the northern end. Previous studies were based only on surface geology, but geophysical surveys and drilled wells are now now available. The Basin has valuable natural gas, mineral sands and groundwater resources. ISBN: 0724460438. Our Book No: 17397. $40 AUD.

286. Posse, Victor (2003). Together Up There: Unit History of 549 RAF / RAAF Fighter Squadron In Northern Australia During World War II (1st ed). Loftus, NSW: Australian Military History Publications (AMHP). 201 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial boards, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, documents, maps, appendices, old price marks front free flyleaf. This story is about the author's cousin, Ronald Walter Posse, who was killed in a flying accident in the Northern Territory of Australia in WW2. He had been a Spitfire pilot and a member of 549 (Fighter) Squadron RAF from its formation until his untimely death on 16 November 1944 at Truscott, the secret wartime Kimberley airbase. He had flown 205 hours on Spitfires and 1240 hours on all types of planes. Also the story of Fighter Squadron 549. ISBN: 1876439920. Our Book No: 27046. $35 AUD.

287. Project, Literacy; Beck, Jane (drawings) (1996). Gekardo the Gecko. Darwin: NTUniprint / Northern Territory University. 80 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, as new condition, black & white drawings, sticker rear cover. A children's picture story produced by Aboriginal students attending literacy classes at Northern Territory University, Darwin. The gecko is a lizard often found near Darwin. "Our Gekardo has many adventures related to our experiences.". ISBN: 0949070874. Our Book No: 13703. $30 AUD.

288. Pugh, Derek (2018). Darwin 1869: The Second Northern Territory Expedition (1st ed). [Darwin, Rapid Creek]: Derek Pugh. 151 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, slight bump tiny section bottom edge cover & first few pages, small scuff title page (price sticker removal), minor edgewear. The fascinating story of how Darwin grew from humble but tumultuous beginnings. It was the only pre-Federation Australian capital established late enough to be photographed from its first settlement, and it is a survivor of challenges and privations not heard of in more temperate climes. Darwin's story (as originally governed by South Australia) is written on its maps. Street names such as Knuckey, Mclachlan, Daly, Woods, Bennet, Harvey and Smith Streets, recall the surveyors and their teams. Suburbs named Millner, Larrakeyah, Bellamack and Stuart Park are a reminder of the city's earliest days. This is a story of how courage and diligence of a few led to the founding of the city as it is today. ISBN: 9780658142126. Our Book No: 30739. $25 AUD.

289. Purcell, Lorraine (2010). The Miners' Friend: A Brief Account of the Life of Ludwig Hugo (Louis) Beyers 1840 - 1910 in Hill End, New South Wales & the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia. Sydney, Carlton: Hill End & Tambaroora Gathering Group. 44 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour photo rear cover, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, maps, minimal edgewear. This brief biography, compiled by Purcell, is about Ludwig (Louis) Beyers who was the much loved Mayor of Hill End. He left the eastern states to go to Western Australia to gain his fortune in the gold rushes of 1892. This book has been produced for the centenary of his death. It commemorates the laying of a plaque on his grave in the Mt Morgans cemetery on 30 November 2010. His great granddaughter, Helen Heath has written a dedication on behalf of the Beyer descendants. ISBN: 9780980613223. Our Book No: 28873. $25 AUD.

290. Purdie, Robert; Fishburn, Matthew (editor) (2014). Narrative of the Wreck of HMS Porpoise. Sydney, Potts Point: Hordern House Rare Books. 134 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket (with flaps, nautical chart reverse side), pale blue paper covered boards, beige cloth spine, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), few sepia (brown-tinted) drawings. This is the long over-looked account of the notorious wreck of HMS Porpoise on the southern fringe of the Great Barrier Reef in 1803. This narrative of the wreck is now revealed as written by a junior officer on Matthew Flinders' HMS Investigator, Surgeon's Mate Robert Purdie (1780 - 1815). The narrative was originally published in eight parts in the Naval Chronicle in 1799 - 1818. This book has a new introduction and notes by Matthew Fishburn. Published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the July 1814 publication of Matthew Flinders' "Voyage to Terra Australis". ISBN: 9781875567737. Our Book No: 29604. $40 AUD.

291. Quilty, Edna Eckford (2002). Nothing Prepared Me! Caloundra, QLD: Edna Eckford Quilty. 281 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, endpaper maps, minor edgewear. A unique view of our recent past. During her 31 years on Lansdowne, a million-acre cattle station in the rugged Kimberley Ranges of Western Australia, Mrs Quilty traces the development of the cattle industry in Australia's Top End - from traditional mustering and droving, to the use of helicopters and road trains. The story is interwoven with domestic and social scenes now mostly a part of history. ISBN: 0957760809. Our Book No: 25013. $20 AUD.

292. Rackemann, Neville (1985). Neville Rackemann's Historical Note Book: Bundaberg (1st ed). Bundaberg: Best Books. 107 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, sepia (brown-tinted) photos, five adverts & single photo, light foxing rear endpapers & edges, tiny bump fore-edge front cover. The introduction states this book is not a chronological history of Bundaberg. It is a selection of his 'historical notes', now in the fifth year of publication by the Bundaberg News-Mail. Topics include: Explorers, sheepmen, cattlemen, the murder of Blaxland, Bundaberg's founders John and Gavin Steuart, sugar and commerce. Where else but in Bundaberg would you find a man refusing to leave his flooded home until he fed the chooks? . ISBN: 0958944407. Our Book No: 30664. $40 AUD.

293. Railways, Queensland (1965). Queensland Railways Centenary Time Table (1st ed). Brisbane: Queensland Railways / Government Printer. 150 pp. Paperback, very good condition, stapled, spine little rubbed, staples rusted, top spine scuffed (tiny piece missing), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This timetable booklet was published to celebrate the centenary of suburban rail lines from Brisbane to Ipswich, Shorncliffe, Pinkenba, Ferny Grove, Petrie, and Caboolture, South Brisbane to Manly, Lota, Kuraby, Corinda, and South Brisbane to Beenleigh. Our Book No: 40025. $30 AUD.

294. Rayner, E. O.; Nye, P. B. (1940). Map: Cloncurry Gold and Mineral Field Plan Showing Generalized Geology and Positions of Mines [Cloncurry Plate 1]. Australia: Northern Aerial and Geophysical Survey. N/a pp. Ephemera, large format folded map, very good condition, multicoloured drawing, sheet lightly toned, tiny pinholes along one edge, minor edgewear & foxing, rubber library stamp reverse side. A handsome collectible geological map of the Cloncurry mineral field in Queensland. Plus the facsimile signatures of assistant geologist Rayner and executive officer Nye, dated 1940. Our Book No: 4190. $30 AUD.

295. Reardon, Mitch (1996). The Australian Geographic Book of the Nullarbor (1st ed). Sydney, Terrey Hills: Australian Geographic. 157 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, maps (including liftout map), colour text-photos (some full-page), light foxing inside covers & title page, minor edgewear. A comprehensive illustrated guide to the mysterious, mostly uninhabited country sprawling north of the Great Australian Bight. From the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia to the West Australian goldfields, it reveals a stark landscape of natural beauty and wonder enriched by 20,000-plus years of human history. The Nullabor plain - the world’s largest semi-arid limestone landscape - the Bight’s vast cliffline, beautiful beaches and plenty of wildlife - Dreamtime stories and the feats of European explorers such as Edward Eyre - the modern era: tourism, mining, pastoralism and southern ocean fisheries. With over 220 photographs and detailed maps, advice, and a lift-out map, this book is an invaluable guide to The Nullarbor. ISBN: 1862760160. Our Book No: 30370. $26 AUD.

296. Rennie, Anne (2000). Song of the Bellbirds (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 403 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. All young Lizzy wants to do is sing, ride the boundaries of her family's Queensland property, and dream of one day performing on stage. From the author of "Reach For The Dream" comes a bittersweet historical novel of love and heartache, set against the vast wheatfields of Queensland and the glittering opera houses of Europe and America. ISBN: 073181018X. Our Book No: 23011. $10 AUD.

297. Richardson, J. (editor) (1969). Along the Line in Western Australia (Reprint ed) [Railway Series: No 571]. Canberra: Traction Publications. 43 pp. Paperback wide trade, card covers, stapled (rusted), very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, scuff mark front cover, rear cover lightly marked, light creases along spine & top corner rear cover. This pictorial book presents a collection of photos of an era gone forever from the railway scene in Western Australia. Our Book No: 25913. $15 AUD.

298. Robson, Frank (2007). Lucky for Me (1st p/b ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 221 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, corner little creased rear cover, tiny dent front cover, minor edgewear. The author tells the story of Lucky, the cream-coloured terrier, who was abandoned by his owners at a vet's clinic in Queensland. A week before being put down he was adopted by the author, a hard-living journalist, and his partner, Lisa. In this wonderful story of friendship that developed between man and dog, the author puzzles on the sentient being who trotted into his life and taught him about survival, mateship and the joys of an independent spirit. ISBN: 0732285054. Our Book No: 23337. $10 AUD.

299. Rogers, Danny I.; Piersma, Theunis; Van de Kam, Jan (photographer) (2003). Life Along Land's Edge: Wildlife on the Shore of Roebuck Bay, Broome (1st ed). Kensington, WA: Department of Conservation and Land Management. 161 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour text-photos (many full-page), tiny bump base spine. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. . This wonderful book explores the bay's special wildlife and the unique and colourful town of Broome alongside it - its massive tides, monsoonal climate, pearling history and special Aboriginal heritage. Roebuck Bay is one of only a dozen or so areas in the world with huge intertidal flats rich in shorebirds, including many from as far afield as Siberia. It lies on the receiving end of the most species-rich of all shorebird flyways, and these shorebirds end up in the most biodiverse marine province in the world. ISBN: 0730755401. Our Book No: 26568. $30 AUD.

300. Rose, Deborah Bird; D'Amico, Sharon (photographer); Daiyi, Nancy (with); Deveraux, Kathy (with); Daiyi, Margaret (with); Ford, Linda (with); Bright, April (with) (2002). Country of the Heart: An Indigenous Australian Homeland (1st ed). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. 204 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour photos, few black & white photos, map, faint foxing edges, faint mark title page, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This richly illustrated book is a journey to the floodplains, south-west of Darwin in Australia's Top End. This book is about the country, culture, lives and stories of the MakMak clan (the white-breasted sea-eagle people). In the author's writing and Sharon D'Amicio's photos, we meet five amazing clan women. They share their world, their family, their laughter and their passion for their country. ISBN: 085575296X. Our Book No: 27732. $45 AUD.

301. Rowbotham, David (1975). Selected Poems (1st ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 210 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, flexible covers, top spine little bumped, pages faintly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear & scuffs corners. The author has selected work from an active career of 30 years for this book. He was born at Toowoomba on the Darling Downs, Queensland, in 1924. His poems reflect his life experiences. ISBN: 0702210021. Our Book No: 30256. $18 AUD.

302. Roy, Thomas (1994). The Man from the Dreamtime [Onaderra Trilogy]. Montville, QLD: Walter McVitty Books. 170 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. This book is the final part of the author's Oonaderra trilogy, which started with "The Curse of the Turtle" and "The Vengeance of the Dolphin". The story is complete in itself and can be read and enjoyed without knowledge of the earlier books. This story is set amongst the Aborigines of the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. ISBN: 0949183377. Our Book No: 22317. $10 AUD.

303. Ruhen, Olaf (1982). Naked Under Capricorn [Australian Classics]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 254 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. Historical Australian novel set in central Australia at the turn of the century. Originally published in 1958. ISBN: 0207144230. Our Book No: 6016. $15 AUD.

304. Salter, Elizabeth (1972). Daisy Bates: The Biography of a Remarkable Victorian Woman - the Legendary Daisy Bates, a Journalist and Self-Taught Anthropologist Who Defied the Conventions of Her Day By Living in the Bush With the Australian Aborigine (1st U.S. stated ed). New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. 266 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, illustrated ochre cloth cover, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, edges & pages lightly toned, small closed edge tears jacket (spine little faded, little loss corners & spine ends, corners little scuffed & worn), fore-edge lightly marked. Biography of Irish-born lady who lived among Aborigines. This vivid and compassionate biography brings the remarkable story of Daisy Bates to vibrant life. Meticulously documented from Daisy's own extensive articles, books, and journals, it portrays a colourful life of romance and adventure, brilliantly evoking the dynamic, eccentric, and indomitable woman who was capable of both pragmatism and poetry - and who became a legend in her own time. Our Book No: 26831. $20 AUD.

305. Sealy, Malcolm (2000). The Journeys to Coolangatta: Alexander Berry, the Scottish Settler, and His Australian Succession (Reprint ed). Sydney, Glebe: Book House. 235 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, light wear spine ends, light crease front cover, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written & dated dedication flyleaf, little faded). This book is a record of the aims and achievements of Alexander Berry and the Bishop family who were both the original and latter day pioneers of Coolangatta and the Shoalhaven, New South Wales. In his introduction, the author states that the book spans over 200 years, and it is a mixture of facts, imagination, and speculation which are part historical and spatial. ISBN: 1740181085. Our Book No: 28585. $40 AUD.

306. Searcy, Alfred (1911). By Flood and Field: Adventures Ashore and Afloat in North Australia. Melbourne: George Robertson & Co. 327 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good plus condition, original burgundy cloth cover (gilt lettering, minimal marks), black & white photos (plates) including frontispiece, foldout map at rear, front free flyleaf inexpertly pasted onto pastedown & creased (otherwise very good condition internally), pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1911, preface date.) First edition. The author was for 14 years the sub-collector of customs at Port Darwin, Northern Territory of South Australia. He previously wrote "In Australian Tropics" (1907) about his experiences. Here he recounts further experiences and elaborates on his previous reports about the tropical geography and history. Notable mention of Aborigines. Our Book No: 16202. $35 AUD.

307. Seaton, Annie (2017). Diamond Sky (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 358 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, top corner tip rear cover creased, minor edgewear. This Australian novel is about a remote diamond mine in the Kimberley. Dru Porter is an engineer and this is a safe place to hide from a past that she fears will find her. Surely the terror she left behind in Dubai will never find her here? Security specialist Connor Kirk starts to investigate a diamond theft, and immediately suspects the reclusive but obviously capable Dru Porter. (Book 3 in the Porter sisters series.). ISBN: 9781743535707. Our Book No: 40044. $18 AUD.

308. Shah, Sami (2014). I, Migrant: A Comedian's Journey from Karachi to the Outback (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 282 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, small dent bottom edge few pages, top corner front cover little creased, bottom corners covers little creased, minor edgewear. The author is a journalist and comedian who migrated to Australia from Pakistan and settled in Northam, Western Australia. In this very funny autobiography he tells a very moving story of what it's like to leave the home you love to start a new life in a new country. ISBN: 9781743319345. Our Book No: 30067. $18 AUD.

309. Shapcott, Thomas (1986). Hotel Bellevue (1st ed). London: Chatto & Windus. 228 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), endpapers lightly toned, edges toned, pages lightly toned, faint foxing reverse side jacket & flaps. First edition. Novel about a floundering marriage, based in Brisbane during the midnight demolition of an historic hotel. ISBN: 070113139X. Our Book No: 3560. $15 AUD.

310. Shaw, Paula (2009). Seven Seasons in Aurukun: My Unforgettable Time at a Remote Aboriginal School (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 250 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner one page creased,. The author tells her very personal story of teaching at the local Aboriginal school in far north Queensland, and making a life for herself in a challenging new world. ISBN: 9781741757071. Our Book No: 25961. $15 AUD.

311. Sheard, Lauri E.; Mountford, Charles P. (introduction) (1964). An Australian Youth Among Desert Aborigines: Journal of an Expedition Among the Aborigines of Central Australia. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 320 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover, black & white photos (including frontispiece), foldout map inside rear cover, stencilled text, endpapers little toned (minor faint foxing). In 1940, Lauri Sheard accompanied Charles Mountford as his assistant on an Adelaide University Field Expedition to Ernabella, the Musgraves, Mann Ranges, Ayers Rock and Mt Olga. Sheard died shortly afterwards during the war. Reproduces Sheard's diary of his trip, which is held among the Mountford material in the State Library of South Australia. Our Book No: 16282. $150 AUD.

312. Shelmerdine, Celia (1995). Rosie and Mack Head Outback: An Adventure in the Kimberley (1st ed). Kununurra, WA: El Questro Publishing. Unnum 38 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, illustrated front & back pastedowns, base spine bumped, few tiny dents rear cover & bottom corner front cover, closed tear top spine rear cover, owner’s name back of flyleaf, minor edgewear, autograph (written dedication from author on title page). This children's picture story is based on her own adventures in the Kimberley. About Mack and Rosie Fairweather who had been everywhere! This year their holiday was going to be different. They were heading outback! They were going to the Kimberley for an unforgettable adventure. The author and her husband Will Burrell, headed outback in 1991, when they bought El Questro situated in the heart of the Kimberley. Celia was inspired to write and illustrate this book. El Questro is now a successful wilderness park, cattle station and holiday destination. ISBN: 0646248685. Our Book No: 30674. $25 AUD.

313. Shire Council, Caboolture (2005). A Trip Through Time: Photographic Treasures of Caboolture (Reprint ed). Caboolture, QLD: Caboolture Shire Council. 102 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, sepia-(brown-tinted) photos, few black & white photos, map, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication title page. This fascinating book is a photographic look at the many people who have called Caboolture home. The book has been published to celebrate 125 years of Local Government in Caboolture, which was named by the traditional owners. European settlement began with the arrival of the remarkable Archer family, who established 'Durunbar' homestead along the Kilcoy-Woodford Road in 1841. Caboolture has grown in recent decades, and this is shown in the photos. ISBN: 0959564454. Our Book No: 29161. $30 AUD.

314. Sickert, Susan (2003). Beyond the Lattice: Broome's Early Years (1st ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press (FACP). 199 pp. Paperback wide small quarto, very good condition, colour photos, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, cover corner tips little scuffed, minor edgewear. This book looks into the people, politics, colour and atmosphere which have been very important to the making of modern Broome. The stories and photos reflect the early history (including Aboriginal) of this unique Australian multicultural pearling town in northern Western Australia. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 1863683925. Our Book No: 27990. $20 AUD.

315. Simpson, Mary Lou (2014). From Convict to Politician: The Life of William Henry Groom. Brisbane: Boolarong Press. 355 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. This is the story of William Henry Groom who was transported from Britain for stealing money from his employer. Most of the research comes from 19th century newspapers. The 13-year-old boy left Plymouth as a boy prisoner who had a job to survive. It is thought that he hated social injustice and this later helped him to become a powerful person as an adult. He was a journalist who later became involved in politics in Queensland. He spent 38 years in the Queensland parliament, which he believed he could create a just society. He was a man who lived by the pen, and he built a new life in Australia. Short listed 2015 Queensland Literary Awards. ISBN: 9781925046779. Our Book No: 29416. $35 AUD.

316. Skelton, Russell (2010). King Brown Country: The Betrayal of Papunya. Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 245 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, edges lightly toned as common, minor edgewear corners. About Papunya, a dysfunctional Northern Territory Aboriginal community, home to noted artists. In 2004, the author received an email about Papunya and the health problems that were happening there. He then spent several years of reporting in the Red Centre of Australia. (Sticker: Winner of the Walkley Book Award.). ISBN: 9781741756227. Our Book No: 26035. $20 AUD.

317. Smith, David E. (2000). Natural Gain in the Grazing Lands of Southern Australia. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 225 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, pages lightly toned. In the 20th century, some remarkable changes occurred to the grazing lands of Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. The author observed these changes, and was an active participant as researcher, teacher and farmer. He documents these changes, and in the process challenges many current assumptions about ecological change on the continent over the last 200 years, especially with regard to land degradation. ISBN: 0868405639. Our Book No: 23507. $10 AUD.

318. Smith, Hazel M.; Biddle, Ellen H. (1975). Look Forward, not Back: Aborigines in Metropolitan Brisbane, 1965 - 1966 [Aborigines in Australian Society Series]. Canberra: Australian National University Press (ANU Press). 163 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), spine background colour faded jacket, minor edgewear. Aborigines who come to Brisbane from settlements and small country towns face the problems of rapid urbanisation - housing, employment, education, morale. They have had previous experience of white Australian society, but little of the social institutions that white Australians take for granted. In Brisbane, these social institutions and their agencies are available, yet Aborigines do not take advantage of them, partly because of their past lack of experience, and partly because they do not always see such institutions as compatible with their life styles. Encourages Aborigines to use the existing social institutions and create new ones to meet their ends ISBN: 0708106978. Our Book No: 11452. $12 AUD.

319. Smith, Jan (2016). Confessions of a Homegrown Alien: An Australian Memoir. Sydney: Svengali Press / ETT Imprint. 226 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, spine minimally rubbed, minor edgewear corners. Memoirs of the life of an Australian journalist. Jan worked as a cadet journalist on The Courier Mail (Brisbane), then moved to Sydney to join Woman's Day, where she had to resign after three years because she married a staff member. She then survived by freelancing for The Bulletin and Pol magazine. Then spent a year on Forum UK, the sex magazine, and Australian Business. In this uplifting book, Jan writes about her life and the people she has meet along the way. ISBN: 9780994276575. Our Book No: 29256. $15 AUD.

320. Somerville, W.; McMahon, John T. (introduction) (1976). Rottnest Island in History and Legend: Its Discovery and Development, Natural Beauties, Fauna and Flora (4th ed). Rottnest Island, WA: Rottnest Island Board. 149 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, black & white & colour photos, fold-out map at front, edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, bottom spine & corner front cover little creased, white background covers little marked, spine lightly foxed, inner hinge little split (pages firm), minor edgewear. This important book about Rottnest Island (adjacent to Perth & Fremantle, Western Australia), describes the island and its development over a period of more than 300 years. The historical and legendary detail enables readers to trace the growth of Rottnest Island from the days of early west coast discovery, through the island's era as a penal settlement, to the present-day as a leading tourist resort. Of interest to all visitors. (Plus, introduction “A Holiday on Rottnest”, by John McMahon.). Our Book No: 29800. $18 AUD.

321. Sowden, W. J.; Tate, Prof. Ralph (appendix) (1882). The Northern Territory as It Is: A Narrative of the South Australian Parliamentary Party's Trip, and Full Descriptions of the Northern Territory, its Settlements and Industries. Adelaide: W. K. Thomas & Co. 192 + 6 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original black cloth cover (gilt lettering, minor marks, corners bumped), adverts at rear, new endpapers, cloth top spine split & chipped, edges little foxed, minor edgewear, otherwise internally excellent. Cover subtitle continues: "With An Appendix, Containing Reports on the General Resources of the Territory By Professor Tate, F. G. S." Plus six pages of adverts at rear. His detailed account of the Northern Territory after 20 years of South Australian administration. He travelled for two and a half months under difficult conditions with the South Australian Parliamentary Party, which inspected the current state of the Territory. Contains chapters on Palmerston (later renamed Darwin), the far interior, Government plantations, and the rich riverine country. The 33-page appendix by Tate details the natural resources and geology of the Northern Territory. Our Book No: 16204. $60 AUD.

322. Sparks, H. J. J. (1938). Queensland's First Free Settlement 1838 - 1938 (1st ed). Brisbane: H. J. J. Sparks / W. R. Smith & Paterson (Printer). 52 pp. Paperback small quarto, thin card covers, yapp edges, concealed staples, good condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, edgewear, edge tears, small tear at cover join to spine, loss in two places along bottom edges of covers, spine slightly faded, light foxing title page, light foxing on most pages. The story of the German Lutheran Mission for Aborigines at Moreton Bay, Queensland (Zion's Hill, Nundah). This book presents the history of the work of the "first free, white settlers to win subsistence from the soil of Queensland by their own labour". "An example of immeasurable value to the nascent colony". Our Book No: 40024. $35 AUD.

323. Spencer, Sir Walter Baldwin; Welch, David M. (editor) (2008 ). Kakadu People: Spencer's 1912 Diary Notes and Photographs of Aboriginal Life in the Kakadu Region, Northern Territory of Australia, with Rock Art by Kakadu People and Their Ancestors (1st ed) [Australian Aboriginal Culture Series]. Virginia, NT: David M. Welch. 272 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, maps, few tiny dents spine, minor edgewear. This fascinating book combines Baldwin Spencer's diary notes, field notes and photos from different sources. There are also additional photos and rock art images depicting people and cultural artefacts of the region. The book includes the author's biography at the rear. The additional text and photos are by David M. Welch who compiled, edited and published the book. Includes 204 illustrations with 47 of rock art. (No 3 in this series.). ISBN: 9780977503537. Our Book No: 40623. $60 AUD.

324. Spillman, Janet (2015). Queensland Lords: Edward and Eliza Lord's Colonial Family. Brisbane, Salisbury: Boolarong Press. 305 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, small section rubbed (with laminate coating loss), minor edgewear. This is the story of Edward and Eliza Lord who came to Moreton Bay in 1844. They arrived at the remote convict outpost as it was opened up for free settlement. They were members of Lancashire merchant families, and had invested their inheritances in NSW lands and a Sydney merchant firm, just before the drought and crash of 1841. They moved North to rebuild their fortunes, settling at Kangaroo Point before moving to the Darling Downs to start new commercial interests. The author is their great-great-grand-daughter, and she explores how Queensland moulded the Lord family's lives, and the way family members helped in the colony's development. ISBN: 9781925236439. Our Book No: 29532. $35 AUD.

325. Sprigg, Griselda; Maclean, Rod (with); Smith, Dick (foreword) (2001). Dune is a Four-letter Word (1st ed). Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 253 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, black & white & colour photos, map, small scratch front cover, minor edgewear. First edition. Cover subtitle: "Desert crossings and dusty memories." The Spriggs' pioneering adventures - not only in the Simpson Desert but across the vast Australian outback, as the family joined Reg in his relentless geological explorations. A heart-warming tale of a family working together, and a humorous, earthy yarn about the bush and its characters. Giselda was the first white woman to cross the Simpson Desert. ISBN: 1862545405. Our Book No: 26920. $15 AUD.

326. Stanton, John E. (1988). Images of Aboriginal Australia (1st ed) [University of Western Australia Anthropology Research Museum, Occasional Paper No. 2]. Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 68 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled, black & white text-photos & drawings, tiny marks top corner tips of pages, spine little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book is about the large collection made by Emeritus Professor R. M. and Dr C. H. Berndt during their fieldwork in various parts of Aboriginal Australia which they arranged to be brought from the University of Sydney to the University of Western Australia. The permanent display is now in the Anthropology Research Museum. The exhibition shows bark paintings, acrylic paintings, weapons and sculptures. ISBN: 086422074X. Our Book No: 40666. $30 AUD.

327. Stanton, John E. (1989). Painting the Country: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from the Kimberley Region, Western Australia. Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). 48 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white & colour plates, faint foxing last page, creases along spine, black background little rubbed, minor edgewear. This book is focused, within the constraints imposed, on the images of 'country' depicted by a number of artists from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, including culturally contiguous areas in the Northern Territory. ISBN: 0855642890. Our Book No: 28758. $20 AUD.

328. Stanton, Jenny (editor) (1992). The Australian Geographic Book of the Canning Stock Route. Sydney, Terrey Hills: Australian Geographic. 140 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, lift-out map MISSING, otherwise very good condition, maps, colour text photos (some full-page), front cover corner lightly creased, inside covers & edges, minimally foxed, bottom strip rear cover little faded, minor edgewear. The first edition of this comprehensive illustrated guide to the Canning Stock Route, Western Australia, features its history, when it was first identified to use as a stock route and, more recently, a challenging four-wheel-drive destination, and the landscape and the rich variety of plants and animals that it supports. With over nearly 200 exceptional photographs and detailed maps, this book is an invaluable guide to the Canning Stock Route. ISBN: 1862760039. Our Book No: 30020. $20 AUD.

329. Stojanovski, Andrew; Brady, Maggie (foreword) (2010). Dog Ear Cafe: How the Mt Theo Program Beat the Curse of Petrol Sniffing. Melbourne: Hybrid Publishers. 316 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, map, minor edgewear. This book is about the Mt Theo program based at the Central Australian Community of Yuendumu. The author tells how he set the program up to help young Aboriginals beat addiction to petrol sniffing. The book is also relates the author's own informative journey. ISBN: 9781921665066. Our Book No: 26746. $20 AUD.

330. Storrie, Ann; Morrison, Sue; Morrison, Peter; Thomson-Dans, Carolyn (editor) (2003). Beneath Busselton Jetty. Kensington, WA: Department of Conservation and Land Management. 145 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), minimal edgewear. This is the story of Western Australia's Busselton Jetty which is more than 138 years old and more than 1.8 kilometres long - the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. Effectively a huge artificial reef, it is a magnet to visitors, divers, and anyone interested in the marine environment. The jetty has been colonised by an amazing diversity of colourful corals, sponges, sea stars, shellfish, fish and other forms of marine life. This beautiful book takes a detailed look at the jetty’s history and its underwater inhabitants. ISBN: 0730755312. Our Book No: 30536. $20 AUD.

331. Sugar Experiment Stations, Bureau of; Bell, Arthur F. (foreword) (1950). 50 Years of Scientific Progress: A Historical Review of the Half Century since the Foundation of the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations. Brisbane: A. H. Tucker, Government Printer. 92 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), decorative marbled card cover, tables, graphs, black & white text-photos, corner tips covers creased, tiny piece missing base spine, pages lightly toned, bottom corner some pages little creased, minor edgewear, small biro mark title page. A great booklet for anyone interested in the history of sugar production in Australia. (No date but 1950, Trove.). Our Book No: 29992. $30 AUD.

332. Survey Corps, Royal Australian (1966). Map: Australia 1:100,000 Series (4 maps: Helenvale, Jedda Creek, Cooktown, Mount Mulgrave). Canberra: Royal Australian Survey Corps. N/a pp. Each map: Ephemera, large format folded map, very good condition, colour drawing, some light toning, minor edgewear. Topographical maps of four regions, northern Queensland: Helenvale (dated 1966), Jedda Creek (1978), Cooktown (1966), Mount Mulgrave (1979). Our Book No: 4536. $40 AUD.

333. Survey Corps, Royal Australian (1967). Map: Australia 1:250,000 Series (4 maps: Hann River, Walsh, Cooktown, Mossman). Canberra: Royal Australian Survey Corps. N/a pp. Each map: Ephemera, large format folded map, very good condition, colour drawing, some toning (2 maps), minor edgewear. Topographical maps of four regions, northern Queensland: Hann River (dated 1959), Walsh (1962), Cooktown (1965), Mossman (1967). Our Book No: 4493. $40 AUD.

334. Taft, Ronald (1966). From Stranger to Citizen: A Survey of Studies of Immigrant Assimilation in Western Australia. London: Tavistock Publications. 108 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), tables (including foldout), appendices, minor edge tears jacket (spine toned), old price marks. A report on a 12-year research program in the Psychology Department, University of Western Australia, which examined assimilation of 1300 immigrants to Western Australia from various ethnic backgrounds (British, Dutch, Polish, Italian, for example). Our Book No: 11468. $15 AUD.

335. Tapp Coutts, Toni (2016). A Sunburnt Childhood: Growing up in the Territory (1st ed). Sydney: Hachette. 324 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, slight bump top spine, minimal edgewear. Her story of growing up on the massive Killarney Station in the Northern Territory. Her father, Bill Tapp, was living out his dream to be a cattle king. Toni is one of ten children. Her mother June ran the Killarney community while her father ran the cattle. This fascinating book is a memoir depicting the colourful land, characters and contradictions. ISBN: 9780733634499. Our Book No: 30161. $18 AUD.

336. Taylor, Brian (2006). The Moonlight Stallion and Other Yarns from the Australian Outback (1st ed). Melbourne: Lothian Books. 180 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, cover corner tips slightly bent, minor edgewear, remainder mark bottom edge. A collection of reminiscences about a vanishing way of life in outback Australia, written by the author of "The Brumby Mare". The book is about people, wild and working animals, and country. A collection of outback yarns ranging from the hilarious to the tragic, from the moving to the terrifying. Vividly evokes an era now gone, when bush people struggled in terrible isolation to tame the land and when camaraderie and mateship were everything. ISBN: 0734409168. Our Book No: 25836. $15 AUD.

337. Tennant, D. (1944). In the Track of the Native (4th or revised ed). City Not Stated: Thomas Tennant. 50 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card cover (little scuffed), stapled (staples rusted), good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, edgewear. Photographs of Aboriginal Australians collected over a period of 80 years, depicting land, customs, daily life, and ceremonial and artistic activities, particularly northern Queensland (some scarce, tending towards the exotic). Includes some photos from Papua New Guinea. Accompanied by short essays to explain some of the photos. Our Book No: 14981. $15 AUD.

338. Teske, Travis (editor); Thaiday, Selly; Thaiday, Jimmy; Mai, Kapua; Sailor, Nanai; Idagi, Freddie; Cook, Robert (1987). Darnley: Island of Torres Strait. Thursday Island, QLD: Far Northern Schools Development Unit. 67 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled, card covers, maps, black & white photos (mostly full-page), staples little rusted, covers little creased, minor edgewear corners. (Estimated date, 1987, Trove catalogue.) This is a picture/information book which is part of a series of books about the inhabited islands in the Torres Strait. This book shows the photos and tells the stories about the island homes. Suggested for primary and secondary schools. ISBN: 072422565X. Our Book No: 29246. $30 AUD.

339. Thompson, Liz (text, photos); Proctor, Gary (photos) (1998). The Ngaanyatjarra of the Gibson Desert [Fighting for Survival]. Melbourne, Port Melbourne: Heinemann Library. 48 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour text-photos, map, spine little faded, bottom corners little bumped, minimal foxing front endpapers & title page. This book examines the Ngaanyatjarra people of Western Australia. The Ngaanyatjarra people have lived in the Warburton region for many thousands of years, maintaining a strong connection, both spiritual and physical, to the land and to each other. Written as juvenile non-fiction literature, it is also suitable for anyone interested in Australian history. ISBN: 1863915788. Our Book No: 29589. $20 AUD.

340. Thompson, Ray; Whitfield, Tania; Hudson, Jane (illustrator) (2011). The Adventures of Mavis the Tugboat and the Brisbane Floods. Sydney, Australia Square: Messenger Group Pty Ltd. 24 pp. Hardback large wide quarto, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (some full-page). The beautiful children's picture story is about a very special tugboat named Mavis who came to the rescue of the people of Brisbane when floods moved a piece of the walking path close to the Gateway Bridge. The life-like drawings will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9780980511253. Our Book No: 28105. $30 AUD.

341. Thompson-Gray, John (2011). Japanese Blitz on Darwin, February 19 1942. City Not Stated: John Thompson-Gray / Publicious. 128 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. The Imperial Japanese Navy bombers that attacked Pearl Harbour on December 7th 1941 blitzed Darwin 12 days later. Australia's only direct ally was the United States, being cousins-in-arms. Darwin's airfield, town and harbour were repeatedly bombed leaving a trail of human tragedy. The writer weaves historical facts into story lines ("faction") - a real time action thriller. Where the story varies from historic opinion, forensic reasons are revealed for differing views, and the reader's judgement is invited. Examples are the role of spies, withholding the air raid warning, attacked hospitals, interpretation of information and subtleties of the Japanese attack plan. ISBN: 9780987258502. Our Book No: 15514. $15 AUD.

342. Thompson-Gray, John (2015). Love Luck and Larceny: Memoirs from Broome 1942 (1st ed). Toowong, QLD: John Thompson-Gray Pty Ltd. 410 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Recalls stories of lives deflected by the Battle of Broome, 1942 (Japanese air raids). One of the stories about Jack Palmer becomes a grand larceny 'whodunit' when 30,000 diamonds disappear from a plane shot down during the attack. The author invites readers to sleuth along. ISBN: 9780987258526. Our Book No: 29506. $35 AUD.

343. Throssell, Harry (1984). Where the Beech Tree Grows: The Story of Binna Burra (1st ed). Brisbane: Binna Burra Lodge Limited. 121 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour full-page photos, map, frontispiece, corner tips front cover bent, base spine little rubbed, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. This book is about the history of a mountain lodge in the Lamington National Park, Queensland. The author describes all the work that went into the building of the slab-and-shingle huts in 1934 to make this lodge a restful, healing place that people could come to take bushwalks in the rainforest and woodlands of the national park. ISBN: 0958929595. Our Book No: 27925. $15 AUD.

344. Toohey, Edwina (2001). Before the Aeroplane Dance: The Torres Strait and Cape York: Islanders, Aborigines and Adventurers, from the 1860s to 1914 (1st ed). Rockhampton: Outback Books / Central Queensland University Press. 189 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark bottom edge, corners front cover little creased, minor edgewear. The untold story of the Torres Strait Islands and Cape York Peninsula in a text that abounds with strange tales, lively personal histories, and thrilling detail. ISBN: 1875998942. Our Book No: 26169. $20 AUD.

345. Trendall, A. F.; Blockley, J. G. (1970). The Iron Formations of the Precambrian Hamersley Group, Western Australia, with Special Reference to the Associated Crocidolite [Geological Survey of Western Australia Bulletin, no. 119]. Perth: Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA). 366 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, red flexible cover (little marked), figures (black & white text-photos & maps & tables), foldout colour maps, corners tips covers little creased, minor edgewear. This Bulletin follows on from Bulletin no 117, which reported on the geological mapping of the valuable Hamersley iron province in northwestern Australia. The owner of the crocidolite (blue asbestos) mine at Wittenoom requested a more detailed assessment of the potential for further asbestos deposits in the area. However the crocidolite mine closed down soon after (found to be a very hazardous cancer-causing chemical). Nevertheless valuable extra geological data was obtained from the Hamersley formations and the associated iron ore deposits. Our Book No: 17398. $50 AUD.

346. Trist, Margaret (1970). Morning in Queensland (New ed) [Australian Library]. Sydney: Horwitz Publications. 253 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition. Tansy is a delicious product of a colourful environment (Queensland), but she is also a little girl, and her growing up is as universal as it is individual and hilarious. This is an exceptional and delicately drawn novel for young adults - the author has captured the feeling of adolescence. ISBN: 0725500395. Our Book No: 20410. $12 AUD.

347. Turnbull, Henry; Pratt, B. (foreword); (illustrator), Broadhurst. F. J. (1983). Leichhardt's Second Journey: A First-hand Account (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Halstead Press / John Ferguson. 58 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings (pale yellow background), minor edgewear, tiny mark front free flyleaf, minor foxing reverse side jacket (stain bottom edge), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The author was one of eight men accompanying explorer Ludwig Leichhardt on his second expedition into the interior of Australia in 1846 - 1847. This account is the record of a lecture given in Launceston, Tasmania, by Turnbull after the journey. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0909134308. Our Book No: 22541. $10 AUD.

348. Tyler, Robert Emeric IV (editor) (2003). My Dear Emma: A Full and Detailed Account of the Journey of Robert Emeric Tyler and His Son, to Western Australia, and Their Return to England. August 1st 1895 to March 7th 1896. Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 255 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, maps, frontispiece, front cover corner tips little worn, edges lightly foxed, spine little creased, minor edgewear. This book follows Robert Tyler and his son, as they journey from England to Australia in the late 1890s. Their adventures, misadventures and naivety as they journeyed in remote parts of the Western Australian goldfiields were recorded faithfully in letters to Robert's wife in England. Part travelogue, part social history, it is a remarkable personal account of an Australia of 100 years ago. ISBN: 1863683526. Our Book No: 26825. $15 AUD.

349. Upfield, Arthur (1964). Bony and the White Savage. London: Pan Books. 208 pp. Paperback small, good condition, small rubber stamp top edge, edges & pages toned, slight ridges along spine (binding error), minor edgewear, faint rubber date stamp last page. This time 'Bony', the part-Aboriginal detective, is at his best on a tense hunt for a murderer in the southwest corner of Western Australia. Our Book No: 27513. $12 AUD.

350. Upfield, Arthur (1964). Bony and the White Savage (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 230 pp. Paperback, very good condition, spine little scuffed & toned, pages lightly toned as common. This time Bony, the part-Aboriginal detective, is at his best on a tense hunt for a savage murderer (and former theological student) in the southwest corner of Western Australia. ISBN: 0207158487. Our Book No: 16260. $15 AUD.

351. Upfield, Arthur (1994). Cake in the Hat Box (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 186 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear, strong remainder stripe. Crime fiction novel in which a police jeep is found on a lonely dirt road in Western Australia. In it is Constable Stenhouse - shot dead, and his Aboriginal tracker has vanished. Will Bony or the local Aborigines find the killer first? ISBN: 0207162751. Our Book No: 3638. $12 AUD.

352. Urban, Anne (1993). Wildflowers and Plants of Inland Australia (Reprint ed). Fishermans Bend, VIC: Portside Editions. 240 pp. Paperback, very good condition, many colour text-photos, black & white drawings, map, minor edgewear corners. This comprehensive guidebook covers an area in Central Australia within the Northern Territory. The author lives in Central Australia, and spent six years doing intensive research and study. The text has been throughly field-researched and checked with other plant experts, provides both botanical and common names, and virtually every species described has a full-colour photo to help with identification. The diagrams illustrate particular points of interest. A great book for botanists or someone wanting to learn about our unique wildflowers. ISBN: 0949318035. Our Book No: 28500. $20 AUD.

353. Vader, John (2002). Red Gold: The Tree that Built a Nation (New ed). Sydney: New Holland. 240 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, maps, light creases rear cover (top corner creased), minor edgewear. This fascinating book is about the discovery of the first extensive stands of cedar found in the Illawarra region on the South Coast of New South Wales. The cedar-getters then moved north, first up the Hunter River, then the Manning, followed by the Hastings, the Clarence and finally up into the Atherton Tablelands of Queensland. Settlers followed in their footsteps. This book gives a vivid account of how people lived, how they spoke, how a web of settlements spread out from Sydney. The book looks at the craftsmen who loved the wood's workability and beautiful patina, the institutions that used it in their cabinetwork, and the thwarted efforts of foresters to develop plantations of this precious Australian tree. ISBN: 1876334819. Our Book No: 40542. $50 AUD.

354. Van Loon, Julienne (2008). Beneath the Bloodwood Tree (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 282 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few dents & scratches covers, minor edgewear. This Australian novel is set against the vast inhospitable landscape of the Pilbara, Western Australia. This is a powerful, tightly woven desert tale of ghosts, grief and love. ISBN: 9781741752304. Our Book No: 27446. $12 AUD.

355. Van Loon, Julienne (2013). Harmless (1st ed). Perth, Fremantle: Fremantle Press. 137 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. This Australian novel is set in the outer eastern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia. Using sensual prose, the author presents a gallery of characters whose lives are compelling and grim, their small acts of resistance and resilience are beautiful and heroic. ISBN: 9781922089045. Our Book No: 28243. $15 AUD.

356. van Zeller, Marcia (2015). The Capes: Who Were the Real Heroes of the Georgette Disaster? Perth: Marcia van Zeller. 215 pp. Paperback, very good condition, map, minor edgewear corners. This novel is the creative component of the author's PhD thesis. The novel is fictional, but the sinking of the Georgette - badly damaged and carrying 50 crew and passengers, was wrecked in heavy surf off the coast of Western Australia in 1876 - is true. Legend says that a 16-year-old girl named Grace Bussell and an Aboriginal stockman named Sam Isaacs, carried the survivors to safety after Sam and Grace plunged their horses into the ocean. In this historical novel the much-loved Georgette legend is questioned and unsung heroes given their due. ISBN: 9780646936093. Our Book No: 30048. $20 AUD.

357. Views, Murray (1941). See Australia First: Toowoomba, Queensland. Gympie, QLD: Murray Views. 12 pp. Paperback wide octavo, fair condition (reading copy) condition, stapled (rusted), card over (two oval peepholes), colour & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, front cover little marked (includes tide marks along spine), spine little torn, covers & pages little creased, some edgewear. (Estimated date, 1941, pencilled annotation.) A delightful photographic pamphlet celebrating this city on the Darling Downs inland from Brisbane. Text description inside rear cover. Our Book No: 4365. $20 AUD.

358. Voigt, Johannes H. (editor); Fletcher, John (assisted); Moses, John A. (assisted) (1983). New Beginnings: The Germans in New South Wales and Queensland (Neuanfange Deutshe in New South Wales und Queensland) [Studies in International Cultural Relations]. Stuttgart, Germany: Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations. 290 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, black & white text-photos (few full-page photos), corner tips few pages lightly creased, small mark fore-edge, spine & top edge covers faded, top corner front cover creased, front and rear hinges slightly split (pages firm), spine & free flyleaf little creased, minor edgewear. This book is about the assimilation of Germans into New South Wales and Queensland. Some of the chapters are: The centenarians - 100 years of Concordia Club - Immigration, assimilation, and pioneers - Religious, cultural, and scientific relations. Includes a section at the rear on early German connexions with natural history, geology, and mining in New South Wales and Queensland. (Volume 20 in this series. English text, parallel German translation.). Our Book No: 30621. $20 AUD.

359. Wainwright, Norma (1990). With Rhyme and Reason (1st ed). Wyndham, WA: Norma Wainwright. 155 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, autograph (written dedication title page). This book is a diary of events surrounding the lives of the author and her family, spanning 60 years, 40 of them in the Kimberley's. A personal glimpse of their lives from 1930 to 1990. Mud map of Kununurra loosely inserted. ISBN: 0646024337. Our Book No: 26706. $20 AUD.

360. Wainwright, Robert (2004). The Lost Boy: A Search for Life, a Triumph of Outback Spirit (Reprint ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 188 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, top corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear, shop label rear cover. In October 1993, 8-year-old Clinton Liebelt disappeared without a trace in the Northern Territory. This story traces what happened to him and shows the true outback spirit which forged a community bond. The author explores the raw, gripping story about an outback family who became involved in one of Australia's biggest manhunts. About 500 people searched for him, until his body was found 10 days later. ISBN: 9781741143423. Our Book No: 29173. $18 AUD.

361. Watson, Graham (1995). It's Not All Bull: Biography of Colin Pearse of Yarragadee, and Family Back to 1830 (1st ed). Perth: William Colin Kennedy Pearse. 271 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, few light creases covers & fore-edge, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This biography presents a graphic, entertaining, and enlightening account of the many enduring facets and challenges encountered throughout the life of this unique Australian agriculturalist. ISBN: 0646258893. Our Book No: 26601. $20 AUD.

362. Webber, Brian (1999). Rail Enthusiasts Guide to the Brisbane Region. Queensland: Australian Railway Historical Society (Queensland Division). 88 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, top spine lightly scuffed, minor edgewear. The author has written this book to help travellers learn about the railways of the cities and areas they visit, in this case Brisbane. ISBN: 0646334670. Our Book No: 25478. $20 AUD.

363. Webster, Merv; Heathcote, Doug (illustrator); Head, Dawn (illustrator) (2002). A Muster of Australiana: Biography, Bush Verse and Yarns by the Goondiwindi Grey. Bargara, QLD: Merv Webster / Printed by T. E. C. Print. 289 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, tiny scuff top spine, base spine lightly bumped, front hinge little split (pages firm), minor edgewear corners. The author writes about his many adventures in Queensland. Merv and his wife Chris take their show Laughter & Tears from the Bush around Australia, and meet many interesting people, and travel to a number of places. This book was a finalist in the Australian Bush Laureate Awards. ISBN: 1876245794. Our Book No: 30087. $25 AUD.

364. Weidenbach, Kristin (2003). Mailman of the Birdsville Track: The Story of Tom Kruse (Reprint ed). Sydney: Hodder. 283 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, small faint crease front cover, minor edgewear, written dedication, autograph (author's written name title page). The Birdsville Track is one of the best known and loneliest tracks in Australia, and for 20 years Tom was the mailman, battling everything from searing heat and floods to mechanical breakdown. Tom Kruse always got the mail through - come drought, hell or high water. A truly classic Australian story, and captures part of our history that is fast vanishing. ISBN: 073361521X. Our Book No: 14809. $14 AUD.

365. Wells, Ann E. (1976). Life in the Crocodile Islands [Milingimbi]. Sydney: Rigby. 231 pp. Paperback, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, minor foxing inside covers & few pages, minor edgewear. (Originally published 1963 as Milingimbi, reissued in 1976 with new title.) The story of ten happy but difficult years on an island off the coast of Arnhem Land. Describes the experiences of the author and her husband, who was Superintendent of the mission station at Milingimbi, as they helped the Aboriginal people through the difficult passage from traditional life to the modern world. The narrative is rich in interest and enjoyment. ISBN: 072700185X. Our Book No: 24065. $15 AUD.

366. Wells, Linda (2016). Kultitja: Memoir of an Outback School Teacher (1st ed). Port Adelaide, SA: Ginninderra Press. 180 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. The autobiography of an Australian outback teacher. The author came from suburban Melbourne and went to see what she could find in the desert in the centre of Australia. The author captures the joy, wonder and hardships of life as a schoolteacher at Mount Allan community, near Alice Springs, and learns about herself along the way. ISBN: 9781760411251. Our Book No: 29271. $25 AUD.

367. Welsby, Thos (1937). Bribie: The Basket Maker (1st ed). Brisbane: Barker's Bookstores. 135 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos includes frontispiece, pages lightly toned & foxed, reverse side jacket little marked (lightly toned & foxed, edges little rubbed, minor edgewear, flap corners trimmed). A local history of Bribie Island with a brief mention of Myora Mission on North Stradbroke Island. There is a chapter about Bongaree, the Aboriginal guide who accompanied Matthew Flinders. The author has identified Bribie as a Moreton Bay fish-hawking convict but it is uncertain if Bribie was a firstname or surname, but he definitely was a convict who made baskets to earn money. this history turns up some interesting details about the island. The last chapter is about native nomenclature. A great addition to a collection about Queensland. Our Book No: 40135. $150 AUD.

368. Western Australia, Government of (1927). Agriculture and Land Settlement in Western Australia (Western Australia no 1: Agriculture) (1927 ed). Perth: Fred Wm Simpson, Government Printer. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet (each page folded into three panes), colour cover, black & white text-photos, maps, staples rusted, some edgewear, minimal annotation front cover. The is folded pamphlet promotes the benefits of agriculture in Western Australia. Covers wheat farming, cattle, fruit growing, vineyards, and government assistance for migrants. SCARCE. (No date, but 1927, printers code.). Our Book No: 4457. $50 AUD.

369. Wharton, Herb (1996). Where Ya' Been, Mate?: Stories of the City and the Bush from a Masterly Yarn-teller [UQP Black Australian Writers]. Brisbane: St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 130 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, inside covers lightly toned, pages toned, bottom corner tip rear cover creased, minor edgewear. A collection of stories by Aboriginal writer, set in rural Queensland (Mt Isa) and the city. Along with campfire yarns and memories drawn from childhood are stories from Herb's other life in the big city and on the literary trail. ISBN: 0702228036. Our Book No: 30340. $15 AUD.

370. Wheatley, Nadia (2001). Papunya School Book of Country and History (Recent reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. Unnum 46 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings, minimal edgewear. This Aboriginal children's picture book tells the story of how Anangu from five different language groups came to live together at Papunya. From the time of first contacts with explorers, missionaries and pastoralists, to the Papunya art movement, and to the Warumpi Band, this multi-layered text shows us the unique environment that is Papunya School. ISBN: 9781865085258. Our Book No: 24214. $16 AUD.

371. Wild, Stephen (editor) (1986). Rom: An Aboriginal Ritual of Diplomacy [AIAS New Series]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). 102 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & cream text-photos, colour photos, spine little faded, minor edgewear. This book details the recent history of the Anbarra people, Arnhem Land. The songs, dances, and artifacts that are part of Rom are described and accompanied by colour illustrations. The first Rom ceremony to be performed outside Arnhem Land was held at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies in Canberra in November 1982. An exhibition of bark paintings and craft work was also brought to Canberra, and now has been purchased by the National Museum of Australia. All of the paintings reproduced here are closely related to the themes of the Rom ritual performed in Canberra. This book is a catalogue of this exhibition in addition to the ethnographic and historical material on the Anbarra people, their country and the ritual of Rom. (No 59 in this series.). ISBN: 0855751622. Our Book No: 30414. $18 AUD.

372. Wildey, William Brackley (1876). Australasia and the Oceanic Region: With Some Notice of New Guinea: From Adelaide - Via Torres Straits - to Port Darwin Thence Round West Australia [Wildey's Australasia and the Oceanic Region]. Melbourne: George Robertson. 426 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, original burgundy cloth cover (embossed edges, spine little faded), gilt lettering cloth cover (spine lettering faded), new burgundy endpapers, adverts, cover corners & spine ends little bumped, edges faintly toned & minimally foxed, minor edgewear. After residence of 22 years in Australia, Wildey sailed from Melbourne to Adelaide, and then on the Gothenberg steamer, circumnavigated Australia via the Torres Strait to Port Darwin, and then along the Western Australian coast. Includes side trips to Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian archipelago. A valuable travel guide and description of Australia in 1876. (Plus six pages of adverts at rear, including Cobb & Co.). Our Book No: 14280. $80 AUD.

373. Wildflower Guide, Western Australia (1994). A Guide to 101 Wildflowers of Western Australia (Revised ed). [Perth]: Western Australia Wildflower Guide / Printed by Advance Press. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, light creasing along spine. Revised edition (originally published, 1980s.) This pamphlet shows 101 wildflowers which are found in Western Australia. Many of the plants are found over a wide area of the state, and where localities have been given, it is only as a guide to a specific area where they may be found. The best time for the wildflowers is from August to November which this book has concentrated on. Our Book No: 26657. $15 AUD.

374. Wilding, Lynne (2013). Outback Sunset (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 422 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Australian novel about an English actress who falls in love with an Australian cattle station owner based in Western Australia. Will she survive the remote station life and the Selby family? ISBN: 9780732297596. Our Book No: 27711. $13 AUD.

375. Williams, Keith A. W. (1999). Native Plants of Queensland: Volume 4 (Updated ed). Brisbane: CopyRight Publishing. 398 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos (some full-page), minor edgewear jacket, faint foxing flyleaf & title page, written name purple texta & date title page (perhaps author). Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This beautiful book is packed with information and wonderful photos of the plants to be found in this part of Australia. The volumes were originally ready by 1991, but various changes that have happened since then have been incorporated into this updated version. A great book for anyone with an interest in native plants of Queensland. ISBN: 1875401792. Our Book No: 30662. $90 AUD.

376. Winn, Rhylle (2000). A Kick to the Head. Sydney: Hodder. 275 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, pages toned as usual, few tiny scratches covers, top edge lightly foxed, some edgewear. This is the story of how a Queensland farmer survived the sudden diagnosis of a life-threatening brain tumour. Rhylle's natural optimism, his willingness to admit his fears, weaknesses and failings, and his ability to monitor his own responses make this very Australian story not only reassuring but inspiring. ISBN: 0733613020. Our Book No: 21863A. $10 AUD.

377. Wixted, Edward P.; Taylor, Lady Joy (foreword) (1985). The North-west Aerial Frontier 1919 - 1934: Some Men, Women and Flying Machines seen in North-west Australia in the Pioneering Period: International Flights, Round-Australia Flights, and the Completion of the Darwin Air Link to the Eastern States (1st ed). Brisbane, Spring Hill: Boolarong Press. 216 pp. Hardback small folio, very good condition, pictorial cover, no jacket as issued, black & white text-photos, bottom corner tip rear cover little bumped, owner's written name inside front cover. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Reports on each of the major aircraft flights in northwestern Australia between 1919 and 1934. Provides a permanent place in history to the many efforts that have been overlooked previously. ISBN: 0908175892. Our Book No: 26135. $30 AUD.

378. Wood, Karen (2011). Moonstone Promise (1st ed) [Diamond Spirit Series]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 247 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the second novel for young adults in the series. Luke takes of to the Gulf country (Queensland) in search of brumbies and finds himself camped by a river with three Aboriginal elders. Can a mob of wild brumbies and three wise men help Luke discover who he is and where he belongs? Includes a sneak preview of Book no 3 (11p.). ISBN: 9781742373164. Our Book No: 27317. $10 AUD.

379. Wright, Alexis (2006). Carpentaria (Reprint ed). Sydney, Artarmon: Giramondo Publishing Company. 520 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Alexis Wright's second novel, being an epic set in the Gulf Country of northwestern Queensland. Alexis is a member of the Waanyi Nation of the southern highlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2007. The story teems with extraordinary characters: outcast saviour Elias Smith, religious zealot Mozzie Fishman, murderous mayor Bruiser, moth-ridden Captain Nicoli Finn, activist Will Phantom and the rulers of the family, Angel Day and Norman Phantom - figures of such an intense imagining. ISBN: 1920882170. Our Book No: 14757. $25 AUD.

380. Wright, Judith (2014). The Coral Battleground (New or 3rd ed) [Great Barrier Reef]. Melbourne: Spinifex Press. 205 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. The respected Australian poet describes the battle to save the Great Barrier Reef from limestone mining and oil drilling. A classic study of politics and conservation. The Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Queensland consists of 2000 kilometres of spectacular coral reefs, sand cays and islands. In the late 1960s, the Reef was threatened with limestone mining and oil drilling. A small group of dedicated conservationists in Queensland, John Busst, Judith Wright, Len Webb and others, battled to save the Ellison Reef from coral-limestone mining, and the Swain Reefs from oil exploration. The group later swelled to encompass scientists, trade unionists and politicians throughout Australia. This led in 1976 to the establishment of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, which still survives as a legacy of activists, artists, poets, ecologists and students. In 1967 they were branded as cranks, but now they should be recognised as visionaries. ISBN: 9781742199061. Our Book No: 16907. $15 AUD.

381. Yates (1989). Yates Gardening in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Australia (1st ed) [Yates Garden Library]. Melbourne: Arthur Yates & Co / Lothian Publishing. 96 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings. This book describes the special conditions that affect gardeners in eastern Queensland, the north of Western Australia, and the Top End of the Northern Territory. ISBN: 0850913845. Our Book No: 5178. $10 AUD.

382. Zekulich, Michael (2001). Flavours of Margaret River: Amberley Estate, Clairault Wines, Voyager Estate, Xanadu. Perth, Subiaco: Churchill Press. Unnum 40 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), minimal edgewear. Wines and recipes from Amberley Estate, Clairault Wines, Voyager Estate, and Xanadu wineries in the beautiful Margaret River region of southwest Western Australia. This book is a great way to learn about the region and pick up some great recipes at the same time. ISBN: 0958598614. Our Book No: 22204. $10 AUD.