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1. Abbott, J. H. M. (1946). Red O'Shaughnessy [Currawong Half-Crown Series]. Sydney: Currawong Press. 191 pp. Paperback, card covers, good condition, minor edgewear, black texta number front cover, faint foxing edges & pages, pages lightly toned, rubber stamp flyleaf, rear cover lightly rubbed. This story first appeared serially in "The World's News" (Sydney). Tale of adventures of an Irish convict during Macquarie's era in Sydney. Our Book No: 26713. $12 AUD.

2. Allen, Norma (editor) (1968). The Courier Cookbook: Good Cooking from the Cookery Pages of the Courier. Canberra: The Courier. 96 pp. Paperback small octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned, some edgewear. (Estimated date, 1968, Trove catalogue.) A scare pamphlet consisting of recipes submitted by readers of The Courier, a free weekly newspaper distributed in the Canberra - Queanbeyan area. Each recipe is accompanied by a photo of the reader. Our Book No: 13023. $30 AUD.

3. Ampol (1962). [MAP] Ampol Road Map New South Wales. Sydney: Gregory's Guides and Maps / Halstead Press (Printers). 48 pp. Paperback small, good condition, stapled, colour maps, pages lightly toned, covers lightly foxed (front cover lightly scratched), minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1962, stated on title page for estimated population.) A small booklet of maps of NSW produced for sale in Ampol service stations. Our Book No: 16413. $20 AUD.

4. Anderson, D. J., Myerscough, P. J.,Pitman, M. G. (1981). Die-back of Vegetation in the Central Coast Region (1st ed). Wyong, NSW: Public Works Department, NSW / Wyong Shire Council. Unnum pp. Paperback large quarto, spiral bound, glossy card covers, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, few colour photos, maps, tables, minor edgewear. Reports on a site inspection of land at Bateau Bay, Wyong Shire, on 15th September, 1980. The report describes the work carried out and relates it to other studies on coastal vegetation, and the effects of surfactants (detergents) in seaspray on coastal vegetation. The authors have summarised conclusions that have been drawn from these observations and from published information about coastal vegetation. ISBN: 0724064567. Our Book No: 25523. $30 AUD.

5. Armstrong, John,Morrison, Ron (2008). Port Stephens: The Ultimate Experience (Reprint ed). Warner's Bay, NSW: Really Bright Partners. 144 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, tiny crease front cover, minor edgewear corners. This very special lavishly illustrated book is about Port Stephens on the northern New South Wales coast. Reports on the islands, the blue waters, the beaches and the towering headlands and the people who first discovered them. ISBN: 064646633X. Our Book No: 28740. $22 AUD.

6. Atkinson, Louisa; Crittenden, Victor (introduction) (1978). A Voice from the Country. Canberra, Cook: Mulini Press. 32 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, stapled, thick card covers, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, spine little faded, minor edgewear. The author describes her visits to the country and the remote bushland near Kurrajong, Springwood, Mount Tomah, Wiseman's Ferry, and a friend's adventures in the bush. The many plants that are described by Louisa make this a fascinating book for anyone wanting to learn about conditions in colonial Australia. (Originally published, 1860s.). ISBN: 0959841431. Our Book No: 29842. $18 AUD.

7. Atkinson, Louisa; Cosh, Janet (foreword),Flavian, Vincent (flowers) (1980). Excursions from Berrima and a Trip to Manaro [Monaro] and Molonglo in the 1870s. Canberra, Cook: Mulini Press. 38 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, stapled, thick card covers, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, tiny tear top edge, minor edgewear bottom edge & spine ends. The author describes her visits to the country between Windsor and Wiseman's Ferry and the remote bushland near Kurrajong, Springwood, Mt. Tomah, the Grose Valley, Berrima and Illawarra. The charming sketches bring this fascinating book to life. The foreword is by Louisa Atkinson's granddaughter. (Limited edition, 600 copies. Originally published, 1870s.). ISBN: 0959841490. Our Book No: 29826. $18 AUD.

8. Atkinson, Louisa (1988). Myra. Canberra, Cook: Mulini Press. 53 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, pages faintly toned, spine faded. This novel is set in the 1850s in a farming community west of Sydney on the Nepean River. This is a domestic novel dealing with human relationships, which gives a picture of life as it was often lived by women in the early colony. An excellent novel about early Australia. ISBN: 0949910171. Our Book No: 29820. $16 AUD.

9. Ayliffe, David,Ayliffe, John (2009). My Brother's Eyes: The True Story of Surviving 16 Years in a Destructive Cult. Melbourne, Mulgrave: John Garratt Publishing. 296 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The true story of a dangerous religious cult that operated in New South Wales (NSW) - the Zion Full Salvation Ministry. David Ayliffe was involved with the group from his late teenage years and didn't leave until his early 40s. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781920721923. Our Book No: 14569. $20 AUD.

10. Bailey, Sam,Bailey, Jenny; Jones, Caroline (preface) (2007). Head Over Heels: A Story of Tragedy, Triumph and Romance in the Australian Bush (Reprint ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 246 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, map, corner tip creased, top edge lightly toned, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication from both authors. Inspiring story of courage, triumph and romance. When Sam became a quadriplegic after a car accident he conquered his disability through tenacity and the support of his family, friends and doctors. The day he met Jenny, an ABC Rural journalist, he discovered love can overcome all boundaries. This is their very special story. ISBN: 9780733317576. Our Book No: 27853. $13 AUD.

11. Baker, A. J. (1979). Anderson's Social Philosophy: The Social Thought and Political Life of Professor John Anderson. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 152 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stiffened cover, pages light toned as usual, owner's written name. John Anderson, the Scottish-Australian philosopher, was an influential and charismatic professor at the University of Sydney. His freethought lectures proved very controversial to conservatives, including the NSW Parliament Upper House. ISBN: 0207142165. Our Book No: 6062. $10 AUD.

12. Baker, Helen; Roxbugh, Rachel (assistant),Warr, Ross (photos) (1967). Historic Buildings: Windsor and Richmond (1st ed). Sydney: State Planning Authority of New South Wales. 67 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, concealed staples, thin card covers, black & white text-photos, maps, plans, figures, faint foxing front cover, top corner few pages little creased, pages lightly toned, some edgewear corners & spine ends. The Windsor buildings in this book are good examples of the various types of colonial buildings in this charming part of the Hawkesbury. Richmond also has early colonial buildings, and the old farm houses with their paddocks falling away down to the river flats, remind us of governor Macquarie's scheme of settlement. The plans and photos make this a very informative book to add to any Australian history collection. Our Book No: 29636. $15 AUD.

13. Banks, John C. G.,Gaardboe, Mads (1996). Buildings and Landscapes, the Australian National University, Canberra: Acton Campus and Mt. Stromlo. Canberra: Divisions of Facilities & Services and Public Affairs, Australian National University. 154 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, bottom corner front cover creased & lightly worn, minor edgewear. A valuable resource providing information about buildings and trees which will be useful for both the serious student and professional. The book is a memory for those who have worked and lived on the campus, and a celebration of a great national university which has appeared on this site and grown over 50 years. ISBN: 0731525116. Our Book No: 25502. $20 AUD.

14. Barkley-Jack, Jan (2009). Hawkesbury Settlement Revealed: A New Look at Australia's Third Mainland Settlement 1793 - 1802. Dural, NSW: Rosenberg Publishing. 488 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour text-photos, spine jacket little faded, some edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication title page). Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Exciting new evidence about Australia's beginnings, in particular the third mainland settlement on the Hawkesbury River, northwest of Sydney. Tackles controversial themes, including the meeting of European and Indigenous cultures, and delves into the local results of the influence of the French Revolution. The popular myth of military supremacy is debunked, particularly with the patterns of land granting in the district. Acting Governor Grove deliberately promoted the Hawkesbury to be a low socioeconomic area. There is a specific focus on women, highlighting their roles that extended far beyond domesticity. At least 11 women at Hawkesbury between 1797 and 1802 were granted their own title to land, and eight of these were ex-convicts. ISBN: 9781877058882. Our Book No: 17175. $30 AUD.

15. Barrow, Graeme (1981). 25 Family Bushwalks In and Around Canberra (2nd ed). Canberra: Dagraja Press. 50 pp. Paperback trade, stapled (little rusted), thin card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, faint foxing edges, light foxing inside rear cover, minor edgewear corners, sticker mark rear cover. Describes 25 walks located in the southern part of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and are within easy driving distance of Canberra. Others require a day trip while those in the Bundanoon area in particular require at least an overnight stay. ISBN: 0959687718. Our Book No: 27122. $10 AUD.

16. Barrow, Graeme (1988). Walking the South Coast: Tracks from Nowra to Eden (Reprint ed). Canberra: Dagraja Press. 42 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, card covers, stapled, black & white text-photos, maps, covers little creased & rubbed, minor edgewear. Twenty-five walks at various points along the NSW south coast, from Nowra in the North to Eden in the far south, are described in this book. Access points are carefully explained and there are descriptions of routes to take, and what can been seen or enjoyed. ISBN: 0959687734. Our Book No: 29789. $18 AUD.

17. Barrow, Graeme (1990). Riding Canberra's Bike Paths: A Commuter / Tourist Cycling Guide (1st ed). Canberra: Dagraja Press. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled (little rusted), thin card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges& covers. This book describes 21 commuter rides and seven top rides chosen for their fine scenic and historical values. There are invaluable maps for each route. ISBN: 0959687769. Our Book No: 27123. $15 AUD.

18. Barrow, Graeme (1997). Walking Canberra's Hills and Rivers (2nd or revised ed). Canberra: Dagraja Press. 80 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, card covers, colour text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. Second edition. This book describes thirty walks along the Murrumbidgee river within the Australian Capital Territory's boundaries, and in Canberra's hills which have excellent walking tracks or roads simple to follow. Access points are carefully explained and there are descriptions of routes to take, and what can been seen or enjoyed. ISBN: 0958755213. Our Book No: 27121. $15 AUD.

19. Bastian, Peter,McDonald, Tracy (2011). Celebration of a Century: RSL Lifecare - The First 100 years (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 219 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, minimal edgewear jacket, tiny spot front flyleaf. The story of RSL LifeCare, one of the largest aged-care services in the Southern Hemisphere, with responsibility for more than 4500 residents and backed by an array of health and ageing strategies and services. This very special book pays homage to the dedicated people who have cared for the residents, and charts the changes in public policies on health and aged care over the last 100 years. ISBN: 9781742232669. Our Book No: 25958. $30 AUD.

20. Bate, Mary Page,Mackey, Nola M. (1981). The City of Grafton, Compiled From Records to Commemorate the Jubilee of the Clarence River Historical Society 1931 - 1981 [Incorporated 1859: A Contribution to the History of the City by the Clarence River Historical Society, Formed 1931]. Grafton, NSW: Clarence River Historical Society. 72 pp. Paperback, very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos, spine lightly faded. A potted history of buildings and happenings in this major rural city in New South Wales (NSW), compiled by Bate and Mackey. Note: Incorrect ISBN printed in the book, 09599954. Our Book No: 12840. $15 AUD.

21. Baxter, Carol (2011). Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: The True Story of Bushrangers Frederick Ward and Mary Ann Bugg (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 364 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, frontispiece, pages faintly toned, corners & fore-edge rear cover (& last few pages) little creased, minor edgewear. The true account of Captain Thunderbolt, or Frederick Ward (1836 - 1870) and Mary Ann Bugg. Intelligent and beautiful, Mary Ann Bugg dressed as a man, rode like a man, and helped keep Thunderbolt ahead of the troopers and trackers intent on pursuing him to the end. These two bushrangers defied social conventions for freedom. This is a fresh retelling of one of Australia's greatest bushranging stories. ISBN: 9781742372877. Our Book No: 29400. $20 AUD.

22. Bayley, William A. (1965). Down the Lachlan Years Ago: History of Condobolin, New South Wales. Condobolin, NSW: Condobolin Municipal Council. 166 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, red cloth cover (edges little flecked), very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, small edge tear jacket (spine lightly faded), top edge lightly foxed, sticker front endpaper, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The history of this country town in southwest New South Wales. Our Book No: 14704. $30 AUD.

23. Bayley, William A. (1973). Lithgow Zig Zag Railway Blue Mountains - New South Wales (3rd enlarged ed). Bulli, NSW: Austrail Publications. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing centre map & edges, covers little faded, minor edgewear. A booklet about the Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Opened in 1869, the Great Lithgow Zig-Zag was acclaimed a railway engineering feat, unique in the world. The railway was in use until 1910, being superseded by a system of 10 tunnels. ISBN: 0909597103. Our Book No: 29559. $15 AUD.

24. Bayley, William A. (1975). Uplands Pastures: History of Crookwell Shire New South Wales (Revised, enlarged ed). Crookwell, NSW: Crookwell Shire Council. 207 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good jacket), black & white text-photos, frontispiece, endpaper map, minor edgewear jacket (jacket little rubbed, spine little faded, few tiny chips, closed tear), minimal annotation endpapers. Revised edition. This is the story of Crookwell Shire. The author presents it without documentation, using a narrative style through which runs the thread of the story of the gradual development of an important uplands centre from a few isolated huts to a progressive and prosperous tablelands town. The town contributes largely to the agricultural and pastoral wealth of New South Wales. ISBN: 0959821503. Our Book No: 29494. $35 AUD.

25. Bayley, William A. (1975). Lapstone Zig Zag Railway Blue Mountains - New South Wales (1st ed). Bulli, NSW: Austrail Publications. 68 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing edges, staples rusted, tiny scuff spine ends, covers little faded, minor edgewear. A booklet about the smaller and lesser known Zig Zag Railway at Lapstone which was used by trains for just over half as long as the Great Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Just on forty miles from Sydney, just two years after its opening, the Lithgow Zig Zag Railway was put in place, and the little Zig Zag at Lapstone was abandoned and forgotten, overgrown with scrub and trees until the motor car age found part of it to use as a vehicular highway. Today, it is explored by people interested in history. ISBN: 0909597073. Our Book No: 29558. $20 AUD.

26. Bayley, William A. (1975). Picton - Mittagong Loop - Line Railway. Bulli, NSW: Austrail Publications. Unnum 56 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, maps, faint foxing edges, light rubbing along spine, staples rusted, tiny scuff spine ends, minor edgewear. The story of the Picton-Mittagong Loop - Line Railway. The opening day of the railway to Nattai (as Mittagong was called in 1867 according to the Sydney Morning Herald report) had finally arrived. This booklet which is packed with photos and lots of information will interest anyone wanting to know some of the railway history about this part of Australia. (Estimated date, 1975.). ISBN: 0909597146. Our Book No: 29793. $15 AUD.

27. Bayley, William A. (1975). Picton - Mittagong Main Line Railway (1st ed). Bulli, NSW: Austrail Publications. 64 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, maps, faint foxing edges, light wear along spine, staples rusted, tiny scuff spine ends, covers lightly foxed, minimal insect damage one page, minor edgewear. The story of the Picton - Mittagong Railway. The first train was a departmental special with a 30-class 4-6-4 tank engine and an American car starting from Bowral on a very cold morning. This booklet which is packed with photos and lots of information will interest anyone wanting to know some of the railway history about this part of Australia. ISBN: 0909597154. Our Book No: 29792. $10 AUD.

28. Bayley, William A. (1977). The Great Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Bulli, NSW: Austrail Publications. 130 pp. Paperback, very good condition, card covers, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing edges, covers little faded, spine little scuffed (slight loss top spine), top corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear, faint biro line front cover. This book is about the Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Opened in 1869, the Great Lithgow Zig-Zag was acclaimed a railway engineering feat, unique in the world. A great book for anyone wanting to learn about this fascinating part of rail history. (Incorrect ISBN 090959789 printed in book.). ISBN: 0909597189. Our Book No: 29563. $10 AUD.

29. Bayley, William A. (1978). Behind Broulee: History of Eurobodalla Shire, Central South Coast New South Wales (Revised, reprint ed). Moruya, NSW: Eurobodalla Shire Council. 144 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, maps, minor edgewear, bottom corner page tips little worn, few light creases covers, white background rear cover lightly marked, faint toning edges & pages, front cover & spine little faded. The history of this district on the Central South Coast of New South Wales. ISBN: 0959927506. Our Book No: 26530. $15 AUD.

30. Bean, C. E. W. (1945). On the Wool Track [Australian Pocket Library]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 212 pp. Paperback, good condition, pages toned as usual, covered staples as issued, spine repaired (transparent archival tape), minor edgewear. A young reporter from the Sydney Morning Herald travels through western New South Wales in search of colourful stories about the wool industry. Our Book No: 11490. $25 AUD.

31. Bean, C. E. W. (1947). On the Wool Track. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 210 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), endpapers & pages little toned, minor edge tears & edgewear jacket (flap not price-clipped), copy 2. A young reporter from the Sydney Morning Herald travels through western New South Wales in search of colourful stories about the wool industry. Our Book No: 17108A. $35 AUD.

32. Bean, C. E. W. (1970). On the Wool Track (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 152 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear, faint small sticker mark, owner's written name. (Originally published, 1910.) In 1909, a young reporter from the Sydney Morning Herald, later to became the noted war historian, travels through western New South Wales in search of colourful stories about the wool industry. ISBN: 0207940738. Our Book No: 17426. $20 AUD.

33. Beaumont, Ann (2013). A Light in the Window: Harper's Mansion, Berrima, the Place and Its People. Sydney, Millers Point: National Trust of Australia. 118 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication, first name only), few ink spots opposite dedication. This book tells the story of Harper's Mansion, Berrima. The village of Berrima was created in 1831, and is a very important part of early colonial history. Harper's Mansion had been bought in 1978 by the National Trust, and opened in 1985 as a house museum. Traces the Harper family's history, and documents the lives of the many people who have lived or been associated with the property in the last 180 years. This would make a wonderful addition to any collection of Australian history or a great gift for someone born in this part of the world. ISBN: 9780980446487. Our Book No: 29304. $35 AUD.

34. Beaver, Bruce (1966). You Can't Come Back (1st ed). Adelaide: Rigby Limited. 166 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge lightly foxed, edges reverse side lightly foxed jacket (unclipped, minor edgewear). First edition. In this short novel, a small party of railway labourers are allotted a week's work and stationed at a large NSW country town. Their daily lives and the experiences that befall them after working hours are described, laconically enough, by a member of the group. The author's first novel is based on his six year's experience as a surveyor's labourer in the Hunter valley and northern New South Wales. (An Angus & Robertson edition was also published in 1966, presumably in the U.K.). Our Book No: 22889. $10 AUD.

35. Becke, Louis; Crittenden, Victor (biographical note) (2002). Bella of Barina [Small Tales of Early Australia Series, no. 6]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 68 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card cover, minor edgewear, previous owner’s initials & date inside front cover, two biro corrections rear cover. This Australian novel is an adventure story about a youth's experiences with a young girl in Port Macquarie. The story is about Australians in the middle of the 19th century and shows the social climate at that time. This book has never been published as a separate book, but was included in his collection of stories. The author was born at Port Macquarie, a coastal town in New South Wales. (Annotation by Alan Ivey, book collector.). ISBN: 0949910910. Our Book No: 29823. $16 AUD.

36. Bedford, Eric (1944). Scum o' the Seas. Sydney: Currawong Press. 240 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing) as common, good plus condition, board cover, red cloth spine, scuff marks, biro marks one page. (Estimated date, 1944, Trove catalogue. Muir 622.) A boys adventure story about a runaway apprentice, set in New South Wales of the1850s - Sydney Cove, the goldfields, and at sea. Our Book No: 15534. $10 AUD.

37. Bennett, J. M. (1977). Portraits of the Chief Justices of New South Wales: 1824 - 1977. Sydney, St Ives: John Ferguson. 64 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (flaps lightly toned), faint spine label mark, bookplates. This book is a fitting acknowledgement of the contribution made to this state by successive judges of the Supreme Court of New South Wales from its opening in 1824. It makes accessible the Court's unique collection of portraits of Chief Justices, here reproduced in full-colour with a short biography for each justice. ISBN: 0909134014. Our Book No: 27018. $15 AUD.

38. Bentley, Judy, Bentley, James,Bates, Geoff (2003). The Lithgow Zig Zag: A Masterpiece of Railway Engineering (Reprint ed) [Lithgow Zigzag]. Corinda, QLD / Lithgow, NSW: Pictorial Press / Zig Zag Railway Co-Op. 28 pp. Paperback quarto, card cover, very good plus condition, colour & black & white text-photos. A picture booklet about this unusual zigzag railway (1869 to 1910), built to bring trains down a steep slope from the Blue Mountains to the Lithgow Valley. A masterpiece of engineering. Re-opened as a tourist railway in 1975. ISBN: 1876561262. Our Book No: 9616. $10 AUD.

39. Berriman, Helen,Hand, Timothy; Window, Joy (editor) (1995). Wanted Alive: A Resource Kit Produced by the NSW Wildlife Information & Rescue Service Inc [WIRES]. Sydney: WIRES: NSW Wildlife Information & Rescue Service Inc. 72 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings (few black & white photos), printed on 100% recycled paper, minor edgewear. Estimated date: 1995. Explores and questions the values and attitudes that we have towards wildlife. It is recommended for students at upper primary and secondary level. It is a teacher's manual; however, it would be of interest to anyone with a passion for Australia's very special native animals. ISBN: 064611509X. Our Book No: 20903. $10 AUD.

40. Betteridge, Chris,Duffy, Michael (1987). Rarely Regarded: The Natural Heritage of N.S.W. Sydney: Department of Environment and Planning / Heritage Council of New South Wales. Unnum 20 pp. Paperback large quarto, card covers, stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. This pamphlet explores our rich and beautiful natural environment and the many ways people have modified it. ISBN: 0730518973. Our Book No: 22920. $10 AUD.

41. Bhathal, Ragbir (1993). Australian Astronomer John Tebbutt: The Life and Work of the Man on the $100 note. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 111 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos. A biography of Australia's most famous 19th century astronomer who built the largest private observatories in Australia at Windsor, New South Wales. ISBN: 0864175221. Our Book No: 3225. $18 AUD.

42. Binge, Leonie (2015). Nellie's Vow: A Remarkable True Story of Triumph Over Tragedy. Sydney, Crows Nest: Arbon Publishing. 336 pp. Paperback octavo (with flaps), very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) photos (including inside covers), frontispiece, edges faintly scuffed, minor edgewear. This is an inspiring true story. The four Peisley girls spent their early childhood years in Nyngan, country New South Wales, until they were separated and had to live in pain and poverty. Nellie, the eldest, brings them all together in the end. The book is packed with historical detail including their early country life, childhood anecdotes to heart-rending descriptions of Depression-era Sydney (1930s). The sepia photos of the places and people in the story bring it to life. This memoir is a poignant tribute to one young woman's fortitude in the face of terrible misfortune. ISBN: 9780992351281. Our Book No: 28945. $30 AUD.

43. Bishop, W. (William) (1977). The Goulburn District Directory for 1882 - 3: First Year of Publication. Sydney, North Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 72 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, brown leatherette cloth cover (sharp gilt spine lettering), adverts. (Copy 78 of a limited edition of 300 copies.) Facsimile of an early directory of the Goulburn district, southern New South Wales (NSW), compiled by William Bishop. Includes alphabetical lists of residents, trades and institutions. Many contemporary adverts. A valuable source for local historians. Intended as an annual publication, but 1882 -3 was the only edition produced. ISBN: 090812001X. Our Book No: 12766. $100 AUD.

44. Blacket, Judy (1983). The Year of the House (1st ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 114 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, front hinge lightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear & rubbing. This fascinating story is about her search for a house of her own in Canberra. The many adventures she has along the way to finding her perfect home will be familiar to many people looking for a permanent home. Text and drawings by the author. ISBN: 0949910120. Our Book No: 29833. $15 AUD.

45. Blair, J. B. (Jim),Blair, David (editor) (2007). Blown to Blazes and Other Works of J. B. Blair. Sydney: David Blair. 317 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, autograph (editor's written name), copy 2. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Unstated limited edition, about 300 copies.) An anthology of 57 short stories and essays, and five shorter pieces, by J.B. (Jim) Blair, originally published in the 1930s to 1950s, mostly in the "The Bulletin" magazine (Sydney), at which Blair was an columnist. Humour abounds amid themes that include science fiction, human nature in action, adventures of the Noyse family, whimsical ideas for making the fame or fortune of the characters, and many more. The one hundred illustrations are the original artwork by acclaimed illustrators. Includes a biography of Jim and other commentary. Included are comments relating Noyse family events to real Blair family events, a biography of Phyllis Blair, a story and an article written by her, a general introduction to the stories, explanatory comments, a description of Jim's books and a list of the works of Jim and Phyllis. Among the many themes, titles and characters are: an invention that brings back voices from the past, a new twist on cheating in horse-racing, Blown to Blazes (a forerunner to the age of artificial satellites), The Strip Stroll (Sydney's Lord Mayor is persuaded to stroll naked from Central to the Quay.), The Lost Tram, a hilarious game of cricket, and Dreamy Bentwhistle, who forgets everything. And there are a few stories on the serious side of life. The original illustrators include Unk White, John Frith, Norman Hetherington and Percy Lindsay. Collected and edited by his son David Blair. ISBN: 9780980399714. Our Book No: 15541A. $40 AUD.

46. Blair, J. B. (Jim),Blair, David (editor) (2007). Blown to Blazes and Other Works of J. B. Blair. Sydney: David Blair. 317 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, autograph (editor's written name), copy 1. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Unstated limited edition, about 300 copies.) An anthology of 57 short stories and essays, and five shorter pieces, by J.B. (Jim) Blair, originally published in the 1930s to 1950s, mostly in the "The Bulletin" magazine (Sydney), at which Blair was an columnist. Humour abounds amid themes that include science fiction, human nature in action, adventures of the Noyse family, whimsical ideas for making the fame or fortune of the characters, and many more. The one hundred illustrations are the original artwork by acclaimed illustrators. Includes a biography of Jim and other commentary. Included are comments relating Noyse family events to real Blair family events, a biography of Phyllis Blair, a story and an article written by her, a general introduction to the stories, explanatory comments, a description of Jim's books and a list of the works of Jim and Phyllis. Among the many themes, titles and characters are: an invention that brings back voices from the past, a new twist on cheating in horse-racing, Blown to Blazes (a forerunner to the age of artificial satellites), The Strip Stroll (Sydney's Lord Mayor is persuaded to stroll naked from Central to the Quay.), The Lost Tram, a hilarious game of cricket, and Dreamy Bentwhistle, who forgets everything. And there are a few stories on the serious side of life. The original illustrators include Unk White, John Frith, Norman Hetherington and Percy Lindsay. Collected and edited by his son David Blair. ISBN: 9780980399714. Our Book No: 15541. $40 AUD.

47. Bland, W. (William) (editor) (1985). Journal of Discovery to Port Phillip [Victoriana Collection]. [Melbourne, Carlton]: Queensberry Hill Press. 54 pp. Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, sepia (brown-tinted) frontispiece portrait, in cardboard slipcase (spine little creased). (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies.) Spine title: "Hume and Hovell's Journey to Port Phillip". A record of Hume and Hovell's pioneering journey overland from Sydney to Port Phillip and return. Consists of Hume & Hovell's edited diaries, plus a preface and six explanatory appendices. Reset from the original book published in Sydney in 1831, and edited by William Bland (Ferguson 1423). ISBN: 0909174458. Our Book No: 17202. $150 AUD.

48. Boswell, Annabella Alexandrina Campbell (1992). Annabella Boswell's Other Journal 1848 - 1851, called "Further Recollections of My Early Days in Australia" (1st ed) [Australian Books on Demand]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 75 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. The fascinating diary of a young women growing up in New South Wales coastal town of Port Macquarie in the 1830s and 1840s. This is her second diary which continues her story describing visits to relatives and friends in the 1840s. She continues her interest in painting Australian wildflowers and in education and reading. It is an interesting book which shows the other side of life for the pioneers of the outback. ISBN: 0949910333. Our Book No: 29739. $30 AUD.

49. Bowd, D. G. (1986). Hawkesbury Journey: Up the Windsor Road from Baulkham Hills. Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 251 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, few maps (including endpapers), minor edgewear jacket, sticker front free flyleaf. Supplementary volume to his book "Macquarie Country", providing additional information about the Hawkesbury region, northwest of Sydney. ISBN: 0908120613. Our Book No: 15430. $30 AUD.

50. Bradley, Pamela (2012). Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 218 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, figures, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. This book was written especially for the core topic of the New South Wales HSC Ancient History syllabus. The book details the social life, economy, politics, religion, architecture and entertainment of the time in these two ancient Italian cities, as well as the influence of Greece and Hellenistic culture. Full of visual material and a variety of sources, the book features diagrammatic chapter summaries and a wealth of activities suitable for students studying this topic for the HSC course. ISBN: 9780521608954. Our Book No: 29786. $18 AUD.

51. Bramston, Troy (editor) (2006). The Wran Era [Neville Wran]. Sydney, Leichhardt: Federation Press. 310 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos centre spread, tables, appendices, minimal edgewear. From 1976 to 1986, Neville Wran lead the most successful Labor government in New South Wales (NSW) history, and which also galvanised the national Labor movement. These 24 essays cover his political style and management, and his many achievements in health, education, transport, economics, law and order, social policy, reform agenda, environment, women's policy and Aboriginal affairs. ISBN: 1862876002. Our Book No: 13874. $22 AUD.

52. Bray, Mark,Rimmer, Malcolm (1987). Delivering the Goods: A History of the NSW Transport Workers Union 1888 - 1986. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 297 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tables, black & white photos, light toning pages, minor edgewear. This book is the first account of the New South Wales Transport Workers' Union to be published in Australia. It traces the history from its formation as a tiny Sussex street union in Sydney in 1888 to its role in 1986 as one of the most powerful unions in the state and the nation. The book focuses on the political inclinations of the union's leaders, the unions organisational capacities and its industrial experience. ISBN: 0043000932. Our Book No: 28235. $40 AUD.

53. Brennan, Mark (1981). Coolamon '81: Coolamon Centenary Celebrations 1881-1981. Tumut, NSW: Wilkie Watson Publications (Printer). 144 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minor edgewear, few light creases covers, spine & covers lightly faded, edges lightly foxed, faint foxing last page. The history of this town in the Riverina region of southwest New South Wales. The author edited and compiled this book for and on behalf of the Coolamon Centenary Celebrations Committee. ISBN: 0959386807. Our Book No: 26561. $15 AUD.

54. Brierley, Jean (2009). Heading South: A True Family Pioneering Story. City Not Stated: Jean Brierley. 155 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, fore-edge & cover corners little creased. (Written dedication, dated 2009.) The author has written this book from memory after 40 years. The story is about the family moving out of Hunters Hill in Sydney to the South Coast to improve John's health. They bought land and built a caravan park where they stayed for nine years before moving back to Sydney. The memories have always been with Jean and she is happy to have written this story. Our Book No: 28005. $30 AUD.

55. Briggs, Adel (2013). Cast in Iron: New South Wales Letter Receivers. [Sydney?]: Adel Briggs. 242 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 2013, Trove catalogue.) A history of letter receivers (letter boxes) from the 1850s to the 1890s. In 1864 the top nine Sydney foundries employed over 1000 men. The author started to research letter receivers after the inheritance of an old derelict letter-receiver started a search for its age and original placement. The letter receiver was restored and donated in 2011 to the Jindera Pioneer Museum near Albury. The book points out an important period in the history of the colony of New South Wales, not only in postal history. The information comes mainly from Trove records, Sands directories, Postmaster reports, Bubb family history, philatelic archives, historical groups, internet sites. Museums and libraries have also provided photos and information. ISBN: 9780646904115. Our Book No: 29650. $35 AUD.

56. Brown, Alan L. (editor) (1981). How I Saw Oberon: Being a Brief Sketch of My Experiences During My Annual Leave, When I Visited the Farm of Mr. James Inglis, Oberon [Oberon Heritage Series]. [Oberon, NSW]: [Oberon Central School]. 36 pp. Paperback trade, card cover (little scuffed & scratched), stapled (rusted), very good condition, black & white text-photos, bookplate tipped in title page, owner's written name front cover. (Estimated date: 1981, Trove catalogue.) Original script by courtesy of Robert Goodie Inglis. Cover subtitle: May 1908, May 1909, March 1914. The first in a series of heritage pamphlets on the local history of Oberon, inner western New South Wales. Written name dated, 1985. ISBN: 0959398201. Our Book No: 15050. $20 AUD.

57. Bundy, Alan (editor) (1988). James Bennett: Supplier to the Nation's Libraries. Adelaide: Auslib Press. 60 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor creasing top corner cover & few adjacent pages. The story, substantially in the subject's own words, of the life and career of James Ingram Bennett, founder in 1958 of James Bennett Library Services (in Sydney), the largest library supplier in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere. ISBN: 0958989591. Our Book No: 23891. $10 AUD.

58. Bunny, Rupert,Eagle, Mary (1991). The Art of Rupert Bunny (1st ed). Canberra: Australian National Gallery (ANG). 257 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour paintings, black & white drawings, small mark bottom corner rear cover & last page, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This illustrated publication catalogues 63 of Rupert Bunny's paintings in the collection of the Australian National Galley, Canberra - the largest collection of his paintings in Australia. ISBN: 0642130892. Our Book No: 24049. $45 AUD.

59. Burke, Keast (1973). Gold and Silver: Photographs of Australian Goldfields from the Holtermann Collection (1st thus ed). Melbourne, Ringwood: Penguin Books. 265 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, black & white photos (many full-page), spine edges & ends little rubbed, edges lightly foxed, spine jacket little faded, pages faintly toned, inner hinge slightly split (pages firm). This fascinating book contains photos of Sydney, and other New South Wales towns, small mining settlements in Victoria and eastern New South Wales, taken in the 1870s. The author discovered the photographic glass negatives in 1951, in a garden room of a house in Sydney. He had re-discovered the Holtermann Collection, a huge series of photographic negatives, over 600 of which recorded life in two mining towns. This book, presents over 160 of the best of the goldfields photos, selected and annotated by the author. He reconstructs these thriving settlements exactly as they were in the year 1872. ISBN: 0140037527. Our Book No: 28858. $20 AUD.

60. Burton, Pamela; Kirby, Michael (foreword) (2010). From Moree to Mabo: The Mary Gaudron Story (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: UWA Publishing. 492 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, crease near spine front cover, edges & pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, written gift dedication flyleaf, autograph (author's written name title page). This biography is about Mary Gaudron who in 1987 became the first female justice of the High Court of Australia. Mary was a passionate advocate of human rights, and the racism against Aborigines she saw as a child growing up in a country town shaped her career. This biography looks at her contributions to our history and law, and shows her as a dynamic woman committed to improving the lives of all Australians. ISBN: 9781742580982. Our Book No: 28718. $20 AUD.

61. Burton, Pamela (2012). The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy. Melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 256 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, errata slip loosely inserted. Biography of the man who killed his father and sister in November 2009 at his sister's home in Randwick (a southern Sydney suburb). The author highlights the issues that confront families coping with mental illness, in this case, paranoid schizophrenia - and how the killer "slipped through the cracks" of the mental health system (in both Australia and Britain) over many years. ISBN: 9780522862317. Our Book No: 27097. $12 AUD.

62. Bushby, John E. P. (2009). Saltbush Country: History of the Deniliquin District (Reprint ed). Deniliquin, NSW: Deniliquin Newspapers Pty Ltd. 424 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, thin card covers, black & white text-photos, maps, light wear spine ends, spine edges lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. A history of the town of Deniliquin, starting with the settlement of the Riverine Plain, its founders and the difficulties encountered. The story of John Taylor who "organised" the town over a period of 20 years gives a fascinating look at town life in the 1860s. The book ends with a never-before-published account of the Falkiner electric road train and the problems associated with the great irrigation projects of the area. An important contribution to history of one of the previously scantily recorded regions of New South Wales. This 1980 book was originally privately published, assisted by Deniliquin Historical Society. ISBN: 0908120400. Our Book No: 29508. $30 AUD.

63. Butler, Gael (editor) (1995). Decade of Excellence Cookbook: Central Coast Grammar School, 1985 - 1995. Gosford, NSW: Parents and Friends Association, Central Coast Grammar School. 96 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos (some full-page), few full-page colour photos, covers lightly scratched, minor edgewear. (Estimated publication date, 1995.) This book has been compiled to honour the first decade of excellence at this school, near Gosford, New South Wales. The many recipes will be sure to find a place in any home kitchen or be used to raise funds for any function. Our Book No: 23923. $25 AUD.

64. Butler, Roger (2007). Printed: Images in Colonial Australia 1801 - 1901. Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 294 pp. Hardback small folio, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new jacket), pictorial cover, colour and sepia (brown-tinted) prints (some full-page, frontispiece). Heavy (2.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A collection of prints from the National Gallery of Australia that focuses on the history of printmaking in Australia during its colonial period. Published to accompany the National Gallery of Australia's exhibition, "The Story of Australian Printmaking 1801 - 2005", this book is the first of three volumes to be published on printmaking in Australia. Roger Butler is the senior curator of Australian prints and drawings at the National Gallery of Australia. ISBN: 9780642541802. Our Book No: 17300. $60 AUD.

65. Button, James (2012). Speechless: A Year in My Father's Business (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 246 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear. This book is the author's personal story about working in Canberra for a year writing speeches for PM Kevin Rudd's Labor government. He grew up around politics because his father was Senator John Button, who was a minister in the Hawke and Keating governments. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780522858587. Our Book No: 28041. $10 AUD.

66. Byfield, C. C.; Hammond, David (illustrations) (1977). Let's Look at Jenolan Caves (1st ed) [See and Know Australia Series]. canberra, Hughes: Marcol Publications / NSW Department of Tourism. 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, staples rusted, rear cover lightly marked & creased. This inspiring and informative booklet is an introduction to the features of Australia's most famous limestone cavern. ISBN: 0909214034. Our Book No: 27127. $20 AUD.

67. Caley, George,Andrews, Alan E. J. (editor) (1984). The Devil's Wilderness: George Caley's Journey to Mount Banks 1804. Hobart, Sandy Bay: Blubber Head Press. 150 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), green cloth cover (gilt lettering & vignette), jacket minimally scratched, maps, black & white photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. (No. 31 of a limited edition of 375 copies.) Alan Andrews has transcribed the journal of George Caley (botanical collector for Sir Joseph Banks), who in 1804 attempted to cross the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney. ISBN: 0908528124. Our Book No: 11799. $75 AUD.

68. Cameron, W. J. (1978). Bourke: A Centenary of Local Government. Bourke, NSW: Bourke Historical Society / Walter Stone & Sons (Printers). 68 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, pages toned as usual, sticker mark flyleaf, owner's written name. A short pictorial history to celebrate 100 years of local government in the Orana region, far northwestern New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 085587130X. Our Book No: 26128. $10 AUD.

69. Camilleri, Jenny (2002). Some Outstanding Women of Broken Hill and District. [Broken Hill]: Jenny Camilleri / Openbook Print. 153 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition. Brief biographies (2 pages each, with photos) of about 100 notable women from the Broken Hill district in farwestern New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 094933104X. Our Book No: 16768. $25 AUD.

70. Campbell, Annabella Alexandrina,Griffin, Gwen (editor) (2010). Annabella of Lake Innes, Port Macquarie (Revised, reprint ed). Port Macquarie, NSW: Port Macquarie Historical Society. 240 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white house plan, minor edgewear, crease in spine, bottom corners covers creased. The story of Annabella Alexandrina Campbell Innes (1826 - 1914) who was born at Yarrows, Bathurst Plains, New South Wales. The niece of Major Archibald Clunes Innes, Annabella lived at Lake Innes House near Port Macquarie from 1843 to 1848. Annabella kept a journal and recorded her thoughts about life at Lake Innes House and the nearby Port Macquarie settlement. The house has fallen to ruin, but Annabella's recollections live on in her journals which are detailed and full of information about the lifestyle, people and events of Port Macquarie during the mid 19th century. ISBN: 0958669686. Our Book No: 29837. $30 AUD.

71. Campbell Crowley, C. (1959). Around the Year at Alectown: Volume 4 (1st ed). City Not Stated: C. Campbell Crowley / J. Roy Stevens (Printer). 75 pp. Paperback, very good condition, stapled, brown card covers, gilt title, top spine scuffed, pages lightly toned, small glue residue front cover. This wonderful book tells the story of their experiences and impressions on the Alectown-Mingelo-Tomingley and Peak Hill diggings, and especially Alectown in 1892 (Parkes district). This charming little book is told in rhyme form, by one who lived in those days, and shared in the communal life. Our Book No: 29855. $18 AUD.

72. Campbell, David,Peel, John; Egan, Jack (selected by) (2009). Song for a Wren: Country Poems and Images. Blackheath, NSW: WriteLight Pty Ltd. 103 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour photos, autograph (photographer's written name title page). In 1986, author Jack Egan and photographer John Peel collaborated on a book of David Campbell's country poems - but never published. Peel has now assembled some of the originally selected poems and photographs, and added more photographs that evoke Campbell's haunting poetry. Campbell (1915 - 1979) was a decorated RAAF pilot during WW2, before taking over Wells Station, his family's pastoral property north of Canberra. He has written 11 books of poetry, and had a considerable following via The Bulletin magazine. ISBN: 9780980687804. Our Book No: 14009. $80 AUD.

73. Capp, Fiona (2010). My Blood's Country (A Journey Through the Landscapes that Inspired Judith Wright's Poetry). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 217 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The author follows in Judith Wright's footsteps through the high tableland of New England, the rainforests of Queensland and the austere bushland outside Canberra, uncovering the land out of which her poetry sprang. ISBN: 9781741754872. Our Book No: 26917. $20 AUD.

74. Captain, The (1932). Inhumanity: Historical Tales of Old Convict Days from Millbank Prison (England) to Norfolk Island, Macquarie Harbour, Port Arthur: The Last of the Tasmanian Aborigines and Other Stories (1st ed). Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 115 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, grey card covers (spine ends little torn & repaired), black & white text-photos & drawings, adverts, covered staples (rusted), minimal EX-LIBRARY (rubber stamps front cover), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A scarce pamphlet of the early convict days in New South Wales (Norfolk Island and Macquarie Harbour), and then Port Arthur, Van Diemen's Land (later called Tasmania). Includes the mutiny of the brig "Cyprus" in 1832, the liberated six from the Port Arthur coal mine, and a 12-page section on the last of the Tasmanian Aborigines, with photographs of the Aboriginal leaders. Contains adverts for 1930s local businesses in Hobart. Our Book No: 17087. $80 AUD.

75. Carew, Edna (1988). Keating: A Biography (1st ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 237 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), spine ends little rubbed, top edge little foxed. The first full-scale biography of Australian politician Paul Keating. She has interviewed over 100 of Keating's friends and foes, to write this mid-career biography which puts together the dramatic story of Keating's relentless rise to power. ISBN: 0043350593. Our Book No: 28729. $20 AUD.

76. Cargill, A.,O'Neill, S. (1976). The Lithgow Zig Zag Railway (3rd ed). Lithgow, NSW: Zig Zag Trust / Zig Zag Railway Co-op Ltd. 20 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing edges, light foxing inside covers & pages, pages & covers faintly toned, staples little rusted, minor edgewear. A booklet about the Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow which gives a brief history of the establishment of the Railway. Opened in 1869, the Great Lithgow Zig Zag was acclaimed a railway engineering feat, unique in the world. This booklet replaces previous editions of "The Great or Lithgow Zig Zag". This book is regarded as an interim measure until the official opening in early 1976. Our Book No: 29561. $15 AUD.

77. Carn, K. G. (1939). Control of Weeds (Revised, retitled ed). Sydney: New South Wales Department of Agriculture / Rural Bank of New South Wales. 66 pp. Paperback tall trade, good condition, concealed staples, paper covers, black & white drawings, colour plates, tide marks bottom edge last few pages & rear cover (former water contact now dry, light foxing edges, pages lightly toned, white background on covers little marked, slight loss bottom spine, closed tear spine, few creases covers, minor insect damage fore-edge covers, minor edgewear corners. This book has been issued to help the person on the land to control the weeds that are a problem to all farmers. The black & white illustrations and colour plates will help with identification. Written by the Weeds Officer, New South Wales Department of Agriculture. (Originally published in 1935 under the title "Know Your Weeds". This is the revised and enlarged retitled edition.). Our Book No: 29245. $15 AUD.

78. Carr, Bob; Whitlam, Gough (foreword) (2002). Thoughtlines: Reflections of a Public Man (1st ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. 403 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, faint toning edges, minor edgewear. Bob Carr, premier of New South Wales, says what he thinks - with clarity, passion, elegance, wit and logic. ISBN: 0143001345. Our Book No: 21244. $10 AUD.

79. Carrodus, Geraldine (1981). Gold, Gamblers and Sly Grog: Life on the Goldfields, 1851 - 1900 (1st ed) [Inquiring into Australian History]. Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 92 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, maps, minor edgewear, corner cover tips little scuffed, spine little faded, faint foxing edges, slight bend in cover & few pages, light scratches front cover. In this study the early life of the miners and what made them live in the harsh realities of the Australian goldfields is described. Covers the rush for gold, daily life on the goldfields, law and order, and the legacy of Edward Hargraves (the first to find gold in New South Wales in 1851). This book has been written for secondary school students, but anyone who is interested in Australia's early history would find this book fascinating. ISBN: 019554286X. Our Book No: 29313. $18 AUD.

80. Cathcart, Stephen,Pavich, Chris (2000). A Guide to Threatened Fauna of the Northern Central Tablelands (1st ed). Mudgee, NSW: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. 68 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, map inside front cover, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny scuff spine ends. Provides an overview of all the actions that are being carried out across New South Wales to ensure the survival of our precious fauna. This booklet has been published to make it easier for people in the Northern Central Tablelands to identify threatened species. It focuses on Mudgee, Rylstone, Coolah and Merriwa shires, but it easily applies to most other parts of the region. Twenty-eight species are described. ISBN: 0731361849. Our Book No: 29863. $18 AUD.

81. Cavalier, Rodney (2011). Power Crisis: The Self-destruction of a State Labor Party (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 202 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Written by a former minister and Labor historian, this book is an explosive account of the self-destruction of the New South Wales Labor Government, which saw a turnover of four premiers in five years, and which was heading for humiliation by voters at the next state election. Sponsored by the National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9780521138321. Our Book No: 15185. $10 AUD.

82. Chalker, Bill (editor) (1977). UFO Newsletter / Australian UFO Newsletter / Australian UFO Researcher. Sydney: UFO Research (NSW). Each issue: 10 to 16 pages pp. Paperback large quarto, good plus condition, stapled (rusted), stencilled text, black & white drawings, some foxing & creasing (mainly covers & edges), edgewear. Ten issues of this UFO research journal (3 being duplicates, title differs), 1977 to 1979. UFO Newsletter: nos 51 (x2, one being a photocopy), 52 (x2), 53. Australian UFO Newsletter: no 54-55 combined issue. Australian UFO Researcher: nos 56-57 combined, 58-59 combined, 60 (x2). Our Book No: 4417. $80 AUD.

83. Chater Forth, Laurie (2012). Margaret Catchpole: Her Life and Her Letters: The Story of a Woman who Became a Legend. Richmond, NSW: Laurie Chater Forth. 212 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, title page photo, black & white figures, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This biography includes the eleven letters that Margaret Catchpole wrote during her time in gaol, one from Ipswich and ten from the colony of New South Wales (Hawkesbury). The author investigates and reinstates the life story of the convict woman whose identity became so blurred she was thought to be a myth - or someone else. One woman's eyewitness account of floods, hardships and the loneliness of the early settlers, written about in her letters to friends and family in Suffolk, presented together possibly for the first time. ISBN: 9780646565118. Our Book No: 29892. $35 AUD.

84. Cheng, Christopher W. (2005). New Gold Mountain: The Diary of Shu Cheong, Lambing Flat, New South Wales, 1860 - 1861 (Reprint ed) [My Australian Story Series]. Sydney: Scholastic. 228 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, dark blue pictorial cover, very good plus condition, light dent bottom edge front cover. This story for young adults is the adventures of a boy named Shu Cheong who works on the goldfields at Lambing Flat, New South Wales, in 1860. This book is suitable for children aged 9 - 12, and is in diary format. Life is tough, and there are many white settlers who are anything but friendly. The white miners' behavior towards the Chinese is becoming more and more violent. Shu Cheong witnesses increasing hatred and brutality towards his people - but he also learns the value of true friendship. ISBN: 9781865048512. Our Book No: 28322. $16 AUD.

85. Cherry, Bob (2004). Your Guide to Creating Beautiful Hedges with Camellia Sasanquas and Other Varieties Available from Paradise. Kulnura, NSW: Paradise Plants. 25 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled pamphlet, pictorial card covers, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, colour text-photos, minimal edgewear. Paradise Plants is a wholesale nursery just over one hour's drive north of Sydney in the wooded hills behind Gosford. Bob Cherry is proprietor. The nursery was established in 1972 and has since grown to cover about 12 hectares of production area, and a further 12 hectares of garden which is mostly devoted to camellias. Our Book No: 22982. $10 AUD.

86. Cherry, Derelie (2009). Two Dogs and a Garden (Reprint ed). Kulnura, NSW: Paradise Publishers. 240 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour photos (mostly full-page), light bump top pine. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This delightful book, full of passion, beauty and life-like flowers, is about her garden, and the trials and tribulations experienced by herself, husband Bob, and their two dogs Jessee and Trudy. The garden is called Paradise, located 100 km north of Sydney, which Bob began creating in 1972. A wonderful edition to any garden book collection. ISBN: 9780646509570. Our Book No: 28552. $25 AUD.

87. Christopher, Peter (2004). Paddlesteamers and Riverboats of the River Murray (Reprint ed). [Adelaide, Stepney]: Axiom Publishing. 120 pp. Paperback large trade, very good condition, colour text-photos, few black & white text-photos, maps, top edge front cover & few pages creased, minor edgewear. The story of Australia's inland paddlesteamers and riverboats - when paddlesteamers and other river boats navigated the Murray, Darling, Lachlan and Murrumbidgee Rivers. Interesting facts about life upon the Murray River. ISBN: 1864760400. Our Book No: 28304. $10 AUD.

88. Clack, E. W. (1990). Early History of Toronto (3rd ed). City Not Stated: Lake Macquarie & District Historical Society. 40 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A history of Toronto, in the Lake Macquarie District, central coast New South Wales. (ISBN not printed in book. A reprint rather than a new edition.). ISBN: 064602261X. Our Book No: 17247. $15 AUD.

89. Claridge, William R,Macallan, Helen (editor); Ramsland, John (illustrator) (2000). The Pommy Town Years: Memories of Mayfield and Other Tales of the Twenties. Newcastle, NSW: William Michael Press / University of Newcastle. 126 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos centre spread (cream paper), black & white drawings, bottom edge rubbed, minimal edgewear, faint sticker mark title page. The author, born in 1909 and an iron-worker by trade, experienced three separate and successive worlds in the first three decades of his life. Industrial Bristol as the urban space of his early life, the transitory, moving world of the SS Demosthenes bound from Southampton to Australia. and a new life for the family as a Bristol boy amongst Bristol boys, and finally his adolescent and young adult life in Mayfield, Newcastle, Australia, and in particular "Pommy Town". This very special book provides a steady series of clear historical images of places in Newcastle that have now disappeared, and a look at the social life of a closely-knit working class community. ISBN: 0646406639. Our Book No: 26759. $30 AUD.

90. Clark, Alan (1981). A River and Its Bridges. Nowra, NSW: Shoalhaven Historical Society. 16 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, staples lightly rusted, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1981, Trove catalogue.) This booklet is about the opening of bridges over the Shoalhaven River, starting from the 1880s, and how they changed the way of life for the people of Nowra, New South Wales. ISBN: 0959968040. Our Book No: 26330. $10 AUD.

91. Clark, Mary Shelley (2001). Ships and Shores and Trading Ports: A Social and Working Life of Coastal Harbours and River Towns in New South Wales. Sydney: Waterways Authority of NSW. 218 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos (few full-page), maps (including inside covers), cover corners creased, spine ends little rubbed, base spine lightly bumped, minor edgewear. Examines the New South Wales (NSW) coast and river communities which once depended upon shipping. Explores this important part of Australia's maritime history through the words of the men and women who live in these areas. Sponsored by the Waterways Authority of NSW as a celebration of the Centenary of Federation in Australia. ISBN: 0731388984. Our Book No: 28692. $25 AUD.

92. Clarke, Jean,Haynes, Alison (2012). Flowering Wonderfully: The Botanical Legacy of Janet Cosh. Wollongong, NSW: Janet Cosh Herbarium, University of Wollongong. 100 pp. Paperback square octavo, very good condition, colour photos & drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear corners. This very special biography is about Janet Cosh (1901 - 1989) who lived in Moss Vale in the Southern Highlands of NSW from 1935. After she injured her shoulder which stopped her passion for golf, she put her energies into the pursuit of botany. Janet became a local expert. When she died she left substantial funds to the University of Wollongong that enabled it to establish a regional Herbarium named the "Janet Cosh Herbarium". Compiled by Clarke and Haynes. ISBN: 9781741282085. Our Book No: 27686. $40 AUD.

93. Clarke, Pat,Wilson, Lynne (illustrator) (2010). The Magic Forest of Goonoo. Dubbo, NSW: Goonoo Books. Unnum 44 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (many full-page), few tint dents top edge & fore-edge rear cover. A children's picture story about how the animals fought and won when trappers threatened the Goonoo Forest. The story is fictional but based on the real Goonoo State Conservation Area between Dubbo and Mendooran, New South Wales (NSW). The beautiful illustrations bring the story to life and will interest all ages. ISBN: 9780646543482. Our Book No: 28538. $30 AUD.

94. Clergyman, A. (1967). Australia As It Is, or Facts and Features, Sketches and Incidents of Australia and Australian Life with Notices of New Zealand: Thirteen Years Resident in the Interior of New South Wales. Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle. 257 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, red cloth boards, gilt lettering, very good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), frontispiece, jacket spine lightly faded (minimal edgewear, edge tears top spine). (Facsimile edition. Originally published in 1867.) Written anonymously by a clergyman, Rev. John Morison of New South Wales, who spent 13 years traveling in the interior. Comments on conditions in Australia (the bush, pioneering, squatting, droughts and floods, convictism, matrimony), the depravations of the Aborigines, and the atrocious retaliation measures. Publication in London had an impact because there were two reprints. This book will interest anyone interested in early Australian history as it presents a glimpse of two countries. Our Book No: 24326. $20 AUD.

95. Club of the ACT, Land Rover (1984). Going Bush: A Handbook for Four Wheel Driver Users (Amended ed). Canberra: Land Rover Club of the ACT. 116 pp. Paperback trade, card cover, very good condition, figures, adverts, tiny tear fore-edge single page, bottom corner front cover & few pages lightly creased, tiny mark front cover, staples rusted, minor edgewear. This very informative and practical booklet has been written to encourage safe and trouble-free enjoyment of the Australian bush. The book covers maintaining your vehicle at all times, bush preparation, fitting out the vehicle, map reading, bush mechanics and emergency repairs, photography, first aid and many other topics that will help you get maximum enjoyment from your vehicle. ISBN: 0959304606. Our Book No: 29164. $15 AUD.

96. Coen, Kevin (2000). Monsignor John Leonard and the Catholic Youth Organisation. Sydney, Strathfield: St Pauls Publications. 190 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). A brief biography of Monsignor Leonard, and a history of the Catholic Youth Organisation, which was founded in 1948 and flourished until the mid-1970s. Also included is a selection of the columns Monsignor Leonard wrote for the Sydney diocesan newspaper, The Catholic Weekly, from 1957 until his death in 1991. ISBN: 1876295279. Our Book No: 29084. $18 AUD.

97. Collis, Brad (1990). Snowy: The Making of Modern Australia (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 304 pp. Paperback large octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark front flyleaf, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First paperback edition. The Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme is one of the world's greatest engineering achievements. Its development involved blasting 12 tunnels through the mountains, the building of 16 dams to hold the water, and feed it through seven power stations, two being deep in the mountains. This book interweaves the technical achievement and political background with the story of the hardships suffered and the contribution of the thousands (mainly European migrants - "New Australians") who helped to build it - the people, the dramas, the tragedy, the triumphs and the humour. ISBN: 0340533854. Our Book No: 15370. $30 AUD.

98. Commission, Water Resources (1980). The Menindee Lakes Storage. [Sydney]: Water Resources Commission N.S.W. 18 pp. Paperback square octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, colour full-page photos, minor edgewear, minor spinewear, rear cover lightly marked. Estimated date: 1980 (Trove catalogue). Booklet giving an insight into the design of the Menindee Lakes water scheme, far western New South Wales. Our Book No: 21843. $10 AUD.

99. Cook, Warren G. (editor), Ford, Andrew J. H. (editor), McDermott, Julian J. (editor), Standish, Peter N. (editor), Stegman, Craig L. (editor),Stegman, Therese M. (editor) (1996). The Cobar Mineral Field - A 1996 Perspective [AusIMM Spectrum Series No. 3/96]. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AIMM). 445 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour figures, colour maps (including foldouts), rubber stamps including edges. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A multi-disciplinary collection of essays that cover the history of mining in the Cobar mineral field (far northwestern New South Wales), as well as exploration geology, geochemistry, geophysics, mine geology, copper etc. mining operations and metallurgical processes. ISBN: 1875776397. Our Book No: 14689. $80 AUD.

100. Cork, Kevin J. (1982). The Flicks: A History of the Cinemas from Parramatta to the Nepean, N.S.W. Sydney, Seven Hills: Australian Theatre Historical Society (ATHS). 93 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled (covered by cloth spine), very good condition, black & white text-photos & posters, base spine repaired, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear, errata sheet tipped in inside rear cover. The first book to document all the cinema buildings in this part of the western suburbs of Sydney (Australia). ISBN: 0959275304. Our Book No: 12970. $45 AUD.

101. Correspondent, A Special (1970). The Barrier Silver and Tin Fields in 1888, being a Series of Letters Written by a Special Correspondent of 'The South Australian Register', 'Adelaide Observer', and 'Evening Journal', and Re-Printed from those Papers. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 86 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), adverts front & rear pages, foldout map inside rear cover, owner's written names. Facsimile edition, originally published in 1888. About the Broken Hill mineral deposits, as reported in an Adelaide newspaper. ISBN: 0724300082. Our Book No: 16250. $50 AUD.

102. Cottee, Don (1992). Walking Tracks of the Municipality of Kiama. Kiama, NSW: Don Cottee. 64 pp. Paperback trade, glossy pages, stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), very good condition, colour & black & white photos, maps, sticker mark. (Estimated date, 1992, Trove catalogue.) This booklet has been prepared as a guide to walks within the Kiama Municipality and as an aid to understanding its history and development. ISBN: 0947299084. Our Book No: 24040. $12 AUD.

103. Coulson, Helen (1985). Paddle Steamer Adelaide: Re-commissioned by their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales 29th October, 1985 as part of Victoria's 150th Anniversary Celebrations (1st ed). Wangaratta, VIC: McCabe Prints. 64 pp. Paperback thin trade, very good condition, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos & drawings, map, edges lightly foxed, bottom corner rear cover creased, spine little faded (ends little rubbed), minor edgewear corners. This is the fascinating story of the oldest paddle steamer in the world. The Adelaide, built at Echuca, was launched on 21st July 1866. This charming old boat spent most of her working life of 90 years as a logging boat on the Murray and Darling Rivers. Today, she is the second oldest "going" paddle steamer in the world. The many photos bring this important story of the history of this hard working steamer to life. ISBN: 0959618740. Our Book No: 29389. $10 AUD.

104. Coulson, W. A. (1939). Philip's Home Study Series: Mathematics: Fifth Class. Sydney: George B. Phillip & Son. 46 pp. Paperback, blue card cover, very good condition, minor edgewear (mainly spine ends), few small marks fore-edge, few page corner tips folded, minor edgewear, owner's written names (one crossed out). Fifth Class: Part I: First Term only. Published to the requirements of the NSW Department of Education syllabus. Our Book No: 14663. $30 AUD.

105. Council, Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations (1938). An Historic Retrospect on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia. Sydney: N.S.W. Government. Unnum pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, stapled pamphlet, colour text-photos, covers scuffed, minimal foxing, spine repaired, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is presented to the school children of New South Wales to celebrate Australia's 150th anniversary. Our Book No: 16432. $14 AUD.

106. Cousins, Arthur (1933). The Northern Rivers of New South Wales [N.S.W.] [Australian Local & Regional Histories]. Sydney: Shakespeare Head. 108 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece map, corner rear cover creased, covered staples rusted, covers little foxed & toned, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. An excellent history and description, for school students, of the north coastal region of New South Wales, centred on the Clarence River and the town of Grafton. Our Book No: 16827. $30 AUD.

107. Cousins, Arthur (1994). The Garden of New South Wales: A History of Illawarra and Shoalhaven. [Wollongong, NSW]: Illawarra Historical Society. 366 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), full-page black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket. Local history of the Illawarra and Shoalhaven districts, including Wollongong). Originally published in 1948 by the Producers' Co-op Distributing Society, Sydney. ISBN: 0909164177. Our Book No: 17114. $45 AUD.

108. Crew, Gary,Turvey, Naomi (illustrator) (2014). The Cuckoo (1st ed). Melbourne, Ormond: Ford St Publishing. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings (mostly full-page), minor edgewear corners. Suggested reading age is Primary School. This picture story is about a boy considered tiny by his family. Martin lived with his very large forester father and older brothers in the Megalong Valley in the heart of the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. He was teased and bullied by his father and brothers because of his size. Aided by the self-sacrifice of loving friends, Martin finds the courage to fight for his independence. Written by one of Australia's most awarded authors. The illustrations are environmentally inspired and feature a combination of natural elements to create whimsical fairytale-like creatures. ISBN: 9781925000184. Our Book No: 28997. $16 AUD.

109. Crittenden, Victor (1981). The Voyage of the First Fleet 1787 - 1788: Taken from Contemporary accounts [First Fleet Books, No. 1]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 105 pp. Paperback wide octavo, as new condition, red card cover (with flaps, black lettering), frontispiece map. An account of the selection of convicts, and their voyage to the new colony at Port Jackson (Sydney Town). Crittenden was a senior librarian and bibliographer. Also ISBN: 0949910058. ISBN: 094991004X. Our Book No: 6312. $18 AUD.

110. Crittenden, Victor (1986). Naval Men of the First Fleet [First Fleet Books, no. 2]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 44 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card covers (with flaps), stapled, very good condition, covers faintly faded, sticker mark front cover, light creasing spine, small mark front cover. This book lists the seamen brought to Australia on the "Sirius" and the "Supply" in 1788. The author has also writes about life in the British Navy at the time. Anyone interested in the first settlement of Australia will enjoy reading this book. ISBN: 094991004X. Our Book No: 26363. $12 AUD.

111. Crittenden, Victor (1986). The Voyage of the First Fleet 1787 - 1788: Taken from Contemporary accounts (Undated reprint ed) [First Fleet Books, No. 1]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 105 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, red card cover (white lettering), frontispiece map, edgewear, bookplate. An account of the selection of convicts, and their voyage to the new colony at Port Jackson (Sydney Town). Crittenden was a senior librarian and bibliographer. (Bookplate of Victor Crittenden - his own copy. Annotated inside rear cover: "2nd printing 1986".) Also ISBN: 0949910058. ISBN: 094991004X. Our Book No: 6312A. $25 AUD.

112. Crittenden, Victor; Clough, Richard (introduction) (1992). A Shrub in the Landscape of Fame: Thomas Shepherd, Australian Landscape Gardener and Nurseryman. Canberra: Mulini Press. 175 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white sketches, minimal edgewear. Thomas Shepherd was a Scot who trained as a landscape gardener. He set off for Australia in 1825 and tried to establish a settlement in New Zealand. At Governor Darling's request, he developed the first commercial nursery in Sydney. He wrote a book on landscape gardening in Australia. This biography gives some details of Shepherd's adventures, life and career battles. It reproduces in full his first lecture on "Landscape Gardening in Australia" delivered in 1836 at the Mechanics School of Arts in Sydney just before his death. ISBN: 094991021X. Our Book No: 23050. $30 AUD.

113. Crittenden, Victor (1992). A Shrub in the Landscape of Fame: Thomas Shepherd, Australian Landscape Gardener and Nurseryman. Canberra: Mulini Press. 177 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, blue cloth cover, very good plus condition, black & white sketches, minimal edgewear. (Limited edition of 50 copies, but out of series.) Thomas Shepherd was a Scot who trained as a landscape gardener. He set off for Australia in 1825 and tried to establish a settlement in New Zealand. At Governor Darling's request, he developed the first commercial nursery in Sydney. He wrote a book on landscape gardening in Australia. This biography gives some details of Shepherd's adventures, life and career battles. It reproduces in full his first lecture on "Landscape Gardening in Australia" delivered in 1836 at the Mechanics School of Arts in Sydney just before his death. (This hardback edition has the same ISBN as as the paperback edition.). ISBN: 094991021X. Our Book No: 17328. $60 AUD.

114. Crittenden, Victor (1993). King of Norfolk Island: The Story of Philip Gidley King as Commandant and Lieutenant-Governor of Norfolk Island (1st ed) [First Fleet Books, no. 4]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 115 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, portrait frontispiece, black & white drawings, cover joins to spine little rubbed, minor edgewear. This is a stirring tale of the founding of the first settlement on Norfolk Island in 1788. This biography of Lieutenant Philip Gidley King covers the period of many years when he was Commandant and Lieutenant Governor of Norfolk Island. The author describes the difficulties he faced in creating a new colony only a few weeks after Governor Phillip had set up the settlement at Sydney. This book is an account of his turbulent life but it was not like the continual conflict he experienced in his later period when he inherited the position of Governor of New South Wales. ISBN: 0949910317. Our Book No: 29750. $25 AUD.

115. Crouch, Mira (2007). War Fare: Sustenance in Time of Fear and Want: A Memoir of Belgrade 1941 - 1945. Sydney, Rosebery: Gavemer Publishing. 220 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, covers little creased, few marks bottom edge, minor edgewear. This book depicts daily life of a Serbian-Jewish family in German-occupied Belgrade. The story is told through the eyes of a young girl warily observing the frightening events of many years ago. The author's memories of that time are evocatively recounted with insight, humility and humour. Mira has lived and worked in Sydney since 1952. ISBN: 9780646472027. Our Book No: 27607. $30 AUD.

116. Cusack, Dymphna,Slater-Wigg, Matt (illustrator) (1945). Kanga-Bee and Kanga-Bo. Sydney: Botany House. 55 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, card cover, stapled (covered), black & white drawings (some full-page), lower corner tip front cover removed, spine ends worn, pages faintly toned, some creasing & edgewear & small edge tears. A children's picture story based on Aboriginal folklore about Mother Murrumbidgee (a long river in New South Wales). ISBN: 0850791626. Our Book No: 16299. $25 AUD.

117. Daley, Charles; Coulthard-Clark, Chris (introduction),Purchase, Shirley (editor) (1994). As I Recall: Reminiscences of Early Canberra (1st ed). Canberra, Cook: Canberra & District Historical Society / Mulini Press. 182 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, edges lightly toned, spine lightly faded, tiny scuff base spine, minor edgewear. Charles Daley was closely involved in the selection of the National Capital, in its building, the government, and the cultural and social life. He was born in 1887 at Maldon, Victoria. In 1905, he joined the Department of Home Affairs of the Federal Government, then situated in Melbourne. He later moved to Canberra. He was a founding member of the Canberra & District Historical Society in 1953, he later became the President. He died in 1966, still active and still writing his articles which make up this fascinating book. This very special book is written in a personal, friendly style which makes it a great book for anyone. The book is alive with the people he knew and with whom he worked. ISBN: 0949910449. Our Book No: 29731. $35 AUD.

118. Dalkin, R. Nixon (1995). Colonial Era Cemetery of Norfolk Island (Reprint ed). Queensland: Robert Brown & Associates. 91 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, very good condition, black & white & photos, map, bottom corner front cover & few pages creased, minor edgewear. Records the tombstone inscriptions at the early cemetery of Norfolk Island. The author is a former Administrator of Norfolk Island who has a special interest in researching the island's historic beginnings. ISBN: 1862730601. Our Book No: 25130. $15 AUD.

119. Dando-Collins, Stephen (2012). Mistaken Identity: The Trials of Joe Windred (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 286 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos center spread, corner tips covers little scuffed, minor edgewear. The is the inspiring story of Joe Windred who was wrongly accused of identical crimes - committed 11 years apart in New South Wales and California. In 1877 he was elected Mayor of Orange, New South Wales. He was framed by a local criminal in Britain, and sent to Van Dieman's Land for a robbery he did not do. A decade later, he was at the centre of one of the most sensational cases in American history, and almost lost his life to vigilantes, before escaping back to Australia. He overcame physical disability to become a champion boxer, chased down a bushranger on his horse, saved children from a runaway dray, saved a women in a flooded creek, and struck gold near Bathurst. Joe Windred's courage in the adverse situations life threw at him makes this a fascinating story of a special Australian. ISBN: 9781742755175. Our Book No: 29904. $30 AUD.

120. Dastyari, Sam (2017). One Halal of a Story. melbourne, Carlton: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 285 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, three family photos inside rear cover, minor edgewear. Autobiography of the former Labor Senator of New South Wales. His two cats Lenin and Trotsky are mentioned, how to deal with neighbours when their front lawns are under siege from the media, and how the most dangerous mosh pits are to be found among parents at the school nativity play. A no-holds-barred look at the good and bad of mixing family and politics, and being himself. ISBN: 9780522872088. Our Book No: 29758. $22 AUD.

121. Davidson, Rene,Davidson, Fay (1988). Eden Revisited: Pictorial History of Eden and District. Eden, NSW: Rene Davidson / Pirie Printers Pty Ltd. 267 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, few black & white sketches, black & white photos, sepia (brown-tinted) inside rear cover, maps, corners front cover & fore-edge little creased, spine & covers little faded, rear cover slightly rubbed & marked, minor edgewear. The author, born in Eden and a descendant of the 'Whaling Davidsons' is an active local historian, specializing in the compilation of rare and old photos of the area. The research for this publication has taken him and his wife Fay many years to complete, and it is intended to complement history already published. A great way to learn about the south coast of New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0949362018. Our Book No: 29493. $35 AUD.

122. Davies, Alan, Wickman, Warren,Wilson, Andrew (1989). Going Places: A Pictorial History of Transport in New South Wales (2nd ed). Sydney: Honeysett Publications. 104 pp. Paperback large quarto, dustjacket, stiffened cover, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos (some full-page), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This detailed pictorial history of public transport covers 200 years and includes horse-drawn coaches and buses, trains, coastal shipping and aviation. ISBN: 0959222952. Our Book No: 2638. $20 AUD.

123. Davis Wright, W. (1977). Canberra (Facsimile ed) [Canberra 1923: Library of Australian History Facsimile Series, no 6]. Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 105 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, tan leatherette cover, gilt spine lettering, frontispiece, adverts & index at rear, light toning edges & pages. (No 251 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Originally published in 1923, printed by John Andrew and Company, Sydney.) Not previously reprinted. The author was born at Lanyon (near Canberra) circa 1843. He died at Egerton, Yass (NSW) on 25 September 1924. This is a fascinating look at Canberra in the early days. ISBN: 0908120052. Our Book No: 28670. $45 AUD.

124. De Boos, Charles (1999). Fifty Years Ago: An Australian Tale [Australian Books on Demand]. Canberra, Jamison Centre: Mulini Press. 402 pp. Paperback thick quarto, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Classic lengthy novel of early Australia about a settler in the Hunter region who seeks revenge from Aborigines who have killed some of his family. First published as a serial by Gordon & Gotch in 1867. Later published, heavily truncated, as "Settler and Savage". This is a welcome reprint of the original neglected book, said to be comparable to Marcus Clark and Rolf Boldrewood. De Boos was a French-English migrant who tried farming, before becoming a successful journalist, mining warden and magistrate. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0949910759. Our Book No: 17331. $30 AUD.

125. de Reland, Elizabeth (2016). Kindled by a Spark of Grace: The Gloster Udy story. Parramatta, NSW: Parramatta Mission. 130 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour & black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos (includes title page portrait), top corner front cover & some pages little creased. A biography of the Australian Methodist / Uniting Church missionary. The author states in her preface that this book does not cover each aspect of the Gloster Udy story. However, she has written it with the aim to give a fresh perspective and overview of his life and work, with the focus on his two stints at Parramatta Mission in 1951 - 1955 and 1973 - 1988. The many photos bring this special story to life, and give real meaning to a life well lived. Our Book No: 29376. $35 AUD.

126. Department of Education, NSW (1970). School Magazine Stories: Book Four (1st ed). Sydney: Department of Education. 120 pp. Hardback thin octavo, no jacket, very good condition, black & white drawings, light rubbing near spine join front cover, corner tips covers little scuffed, bottom corner front flyleaf creased, minor edgewear. These stories are intended for readers in Grades 5 and 6 in New South Wales schools. The stories authors include: Noreen Shelley, J.D. Woods, Kenneth Moon, Ella McFadyen, Jean Galbraith. There are stories from Japan, Ireland and Australia. Our Book No: 29107. $22 AUD.

127. Department of Education, New South Wales (1971). Sliding and Flying (Reprint ed) [Ready to Read Series]. Adelaide: Methuen Educational / Griffin Press (Printer). 92 pp. Paperback wide trade, flexible cover, good condition, colour drawings, covers little creased, covers & pages lightly toned, edges & inside covers & title page lightly foxed, minor edgewear, rubber stamps. The stories in this reader for New South Wales schools are: Tootle by Rae Huson drawings by Nigel Lambourne - The Sticky Sticky Pine by Florence Sakade drawings by William Stobbs - Penguin Island by Rae Huson drawings by Roy Cowan - "Excuse Me" said the Rubber by Doris L. White drawings by Jill McDonald - The Whale by James Baxter - Sliding and Flying by Helen A. Cutten, drawings by Ian Jackson - The Pohutukawa Flowers by Helen A. Cutten drawings by Ian Jackson - The Rescue by Helen A. Cutten drawings by Ian Jackson - The Elephant by James K. Baxter - Susan in Hospital by Rae Huson drawings by Peter Campbell. (Originally published, 1964.). ISBN: 0423856707. Our Book No: 29791. $18 AUD.

128. Department of, Labour and Industry (1973). A Guide for Dogmen and Crane Chasers (7th revised ed). Sydney: Department of Labour and Industry (NSW Government). 185 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, black & white drawings, two loose pages (detached from stitching), endpapers lightly toned & little foxed, pages faintly toned, few page edges little creased. Issued under the authority of the Honourable, the Minister of Labour and Industry, New South Wales. From the foreword: The book has been prepared to assist persons in industry to attain essential knowledge of: Handling of loads - slinging of loads - transport of loads - estimated weight of loads - the correct method of using lifting appliances, such as cranes, hoists, chain blocks, winches and the like. A great little book for anyone with an interest in labor and industry rules. Our Book No: 29447. $20 AUD.

129. Dixon, Will (1906). The Plants of New South Wales: An Analytical Key to the Flowering Plants (except Grasses and Rushes) and Ferns of the State, Set Out in an Original Method, with an Up-to-date List of Native and Introduced Flora (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 322 pp. Hardback small, brown cloth covers, good condition, black & white drawings, top corner, minor foxing endpapers & edges, pages lightly toned & minimal spots foxing, cover little mottled & corners little bumped, spine ends scuffed, non-author written name & stamp flyleaf. In modern slipcase (little scuffed). The author has stated in his preface that he started this work in 1881 as a reference to plant names for his own use. He includes all the plants in the Eastern district from Kiama to Newcastle, and from the ocean to the mountains. He later included all plants in the state of New South Wales, with the addition of such introduced ones as that have gone truly wild. A complete book which botanical students can use as a ready means of finding plant names. This would be a wonderful addition to any botany book collection. Our Book No: 29857. $40 AUD.

130. Drinkwater, Malcolm (1985). The German-Australian Called Holtermann (Ein Deutsch-Australier Namens Holtermann) (1st 5000 copies ed). Hill End, NSW: Malcolm Drinkwater. 73 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), thin card cover, black & white photos, map, minor edgewear, spine little creased, minor edgewear, biro price mark rear cover. This self-published booklet is about Bernard Otto Holtermann, who came to Australia with nothing, and died a wealthy and noted member of the Australian community on his 47th birthday, 1885. He was born in Hamburg in 1838, and arrived in Sydney in 1858. Written by the author on behalf of the Hill End Citizens' Festival to be held at Hill End, as an official souvenir, historical book and program guide to the festival. ISBN: 0959284532. Our Book No: 28929. $15 AUD.

131. Dunbar, Diane (1991). Thomas Bock: Convict Engraver, Society Portraitist: Exhibition and Catalogue (1st ed). Tasmania: Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston / Australian National Gallery, Canberra. 107 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour photos (paintings), black & white drawings, tables, top corner tip front cover little scuffed, small stain bottom corner few pages, faint foxing flyleaf, minor edgewear. This catalogue is published on the occasion of exhibitions in 1991 held at the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery in Launceston, the Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery in Hobart, and at the Australian National Gallery in Canberra. Thomas Bock was one of Australia's most important colonial history artists. Curated and coordinated by Diane Dunbar. ISBN: 0642158797. Our Book No: 28464. $15 AUD.

132. Dunlop, B. T. (1964). Jenolan Caves New South Wales, Australia (5th ed). Sydney: N.S.W. Government Tourist Bureau. 96 pp. Paperback trade, illustrated card covers, very good condition, black & white photos, fold-out map, pages faintly toned, rear cover lightly marked. This inspiring and informative book is about the features of Australia's most famous limestone cavern. The many photos bring this book to life. Our Book No: 27276. $10 AUD.

133. Dunphy, Myles,Thompson, Patrick (editor) (1986). Myles Dunphy: Selected Writings. Sydney: Ballagirin / Treakaway, Total Environment Centre. 218 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few black & white drawings (woodcuts), sepia (brown-coloured) text-photos, frontispiece, maps, faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), faint foxing flyleaves. Heavy. Based on extracts of material which Myles himself wrote, and at the start of each chapter there is an introduction by Patrick Thompson, who compiled this book. The many maps and photos help to tell a fascinating story about Myles who contributed so much to Australian conservation. ISBN: 0958817804. Our Book No: 25433. $25 AUD.

134. Earnshaw, Beverley (2000). One Flag, One Hope, One Destiny: Sir Joseph Carruthers and Australian Federation. Sydney, Kogarah: Kogarah Historical Society. 190 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos (including full-page portraits), rear cover scratched, fore-edge few pages little ceased, minor edgewear. Sir Joseph Carruthers was a member of the NSW Parliament for 45 years and premier from 1904 to 1907. Many of his reforms are so ingrained in our daily lives that we take them for granted. He was a champion of the Australian worker and an early environmentalist but his most enduring accomplishment was his Federation role (as the chosen successor of Sir Henry Parkes who died before Federation was achieved). ISBN: 1876409088. Our Book No: 17246. $20 AUD.

135. Edgell, Gordon & Sons (1960). Chef's Suggestions from Gordon Edgell & Sons Ltd: Recipes based on the Use of Edgell Quality Products. Bathurst & Cowra, NSW: George Edgell & Sons. 32 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), good condition, single-colour drawings, black & white text-photos, spine repaired, top corner tip front cover clipped, edgewear. (Estimated date: 1950s to 1970s.) A (now rare) pamphlet published by the food processing company, which had canneries in Bathurst and Cowra, New South Wales (includes black & white aerial photo of both canneries). Our Book No: 12214. $15 AUD.

136. Education, Department of,Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1959). At the Farm. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). unnum 50 pp. Paperback wide trade, good condition, dark blue flexible cover (lightly marked), stapled pamphlet, colour drawings, cover edges little frayed, staples lightly rusted, minimal foxing, corner tips covers & few pages little creased, pages faintly toned, faint stain bottom edge, small edge tears, minor scuffing, pencil annotation few pages, rubber stamps. (Estimated date, late 1950s.) Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Cover sketch: farm animals. Fay and Don visit a farm and meet the Brown family and all the farm animals. Word list at the rear. No mention of the Infants Reading Committee. Our Book No: 29114. $15 AUD.

137. Egan, Elizabeth (2011). Sun on Distant Hills (1st stated ed). [Crookwell, NSW]: Elizabeth Egan / Griffin Press (Printer). 300 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). An Australian novel set in the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, in the 1930s and 1940s, against a backdrop of the Depression and World War. This sweeping tale has a large cast of colourful characters: Gran Rose who fled the Irish potato famine, Irene's discontented mother who was an English war bride, her gentle father, two brothers who can't wait to enlist in the current war, the woebegone children of the family she boards with, and the rest who make this a very interesting novel. ISBN: 9780646554891. Our Book No: 29647. $30 AUD.

138. Egg Marketing Board, N.S.W. (1945). Let's Have Eggs: A Recipe Book of Delightful Egg Dishes for Every Meal. Sydney, Pyrmont: Egg Marketing Board for the State of N.S.W. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, card cover, good condition, adverts, few black & white photos, single-colour cartoons, covers scuffed (sticker removal & insect damage), faint stain cover near spine & few pages, minor edgewear. Estimated date: 1940s (Trove catalogue). This old Australian pamphlet has recipes and helpful advice using eggs. Our Book No: 21530. $15 AUD.

139. Eldershaw, M. Barnard (2010). A House is Built (Reprint ed) [Kessinger Legacy Reprints]. USA: Kessinger Publishing. 359 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover little creased, top corner tip rear cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. Facsimile edition (printed copy of a print-on-demand book.) Co-winner of The Bulletin Prize, 1928. A novel of whaling days in early Sydney 1837 - 1887. Tells the story of the fortunes of James Hyde, an ex-Navy quartermaster, who starts business as a merchant on Sydney's waterfront in 1837. ISBN: 9781162788661. Our Book No: 29074. $25 AUD.

140. Elliott, Bert (2013). Bertie Elliott: The Opposite to My Brother Billy. Ballina, NSW: Bert Elliott / Printed by Ligare Pty Ltd. 159 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) & colour photos, minor edgewear, corner tips front cover & few pages little creased. The author describes his very eventful life, which includes travel to the UK and Europe, China, Thailand, Vietnam and the USA, with many side trips to other countries. He has never learned to read and write, up until now. He has run successful rural businesses for his whole life, and declares he is a good listener, and his talking skills made up for his lack of writing and reading skills. ISBN: 9780646909110. Our Book No: 29008. $30 AUD.

141. Ellis, Elizabeth (2013). The Sydney Punchbowl. Sydney, Potts Point: Hordern House Rare Books. 135 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket (with side flaps), very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour text-photos, maps, frontispiece. This book investigates the milieu and the mysteries of the "Sydney Punchbowl", one of the treasures of the Mitchell Library collection of the State Library of New South Wales - a fine and large porcelain bowl manufactured in China as export ware about 1820. The Punchbowl is decorated with a hand-painted panoramic scene of Sydney Cove around the outside and a group of Aboriginal figures as the inner centre-piece, and finished with Chinese-style floral and gilded bandings. Hordern House is issuing a deluxe limited edition replica handcrafted by Chinese craftsmen in Jingdezhen, China. Includes a brief essay on the making of the replica. ISBN: 9781875567720. Our Book No: 29627. $30 AUD.

142. Ellis, M. H. (1969). A Saga of Coal: The Newcastle Wallsend Coal Company's Centenary Volume. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 289 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. Heavy. The respected historian was commissioned by the coal mining company to celebrate its centenary. The aim was to include a short history of the coal mining industry in New South Wales. The manuscript was finished in 1959, but not published then because of rapid industry change, and was revised by the author in 1969. (1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 3530. $25 AUD.

143. Ellis, Netta (1989). Braidwood, Dear Braidwood: A History of Braidwood and District (1st ed). Braidwood, NSW: N. N. & N.M. Ellis. 214 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, illustrated endpapers, maps, minor creases & scratches front cover, faint foxing top edge, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear, minor annotation front free flyleaf. The story of Braidwood region near Canberra. Family snapshots and photographs of historical events illustrate the book. The author became interested in doing research on the history of Braidwood when she moved to the district in 1968. The introduction mentions Mary Braidwood Mowle, the daughter of Dr Thomas Braidwood Wilson of "Braidwood Farm". This well-researched book will interest anyone wanting to know about the history of Braidwood. ISBN: 0731655893. Our Book No: 29291. $20 AUD.

144. Erickson, Carolly (2004). The Girl from Botany Bay: The True Story of the Convict Mary Broad and Her Extraordinary Escape (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 218 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. In 1791, three years after being transported to Botany Bay with the First Fleet, Mary Broad - highway robber, wife and mother of two - achieved the impossible. With her husband and children and a group of desperate fellow convicts, she escaped by stealing a boat and sailing it from Sydney to the Dutch East Indies. They enjoyed their freedom, until betrayal led them to be recaptured and shipped back to England. ISBN: 1405035889. Our Book No: 21956. $10 AUD.

145. Evans, Margaret (1998). History of the Bega Show (1st ed). Bega, NSW: Bega A. P. & H. Society Inc. 147 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, covers lightly marked. This very special book has been commissioned for the 125th anniversary exhibition, 1998, of this long-running agricultural show on the south coast of New South Wales. ISBN: 0646348477. Our Book No: 24892. $20 AUD.

146. Express, Armidale (1970). Thunderbolt! (The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser, Wednesday, May 25. 1870). Armidale, NSW: Armidale Express and Uralla Times. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback quarto, good condition, unstapled, black & white text-photos, many adverts, bottom corners little torn, pages very toned as usual, edgewear, in archival plastic sleeve. This supplement in the Armidale Express and Uralla Times newspaper celebrates the centenary of the shooting and death of the bushranger Thunderbolt by brave Captain Walker on Kentucky Creek near Uralla. Our Book No: 4203. $25 AUD.

147. Ferguson, Jenny (1999). A Garden, a Pig and Me: A Year at Torryburn. Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 165 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos (some full-page), plans, minor edgewear & creasing jacket, edges lightly bumped & rubbed, autograph (author's written name). By former restauranteur and cooking instructor and writer. The author tells the story of Torryburn, in the Hunter valley, NSW, and the house and garden she painstakingly rebuilds, which is the childhood home of legendary Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar. This book is a month-by-month account of how she crafted its magnificent gardens, designing then planting thousands of roses, and selecting a range of plants for each season. The book also features beautiful hand-drawn plans of the different aspects of the garden as well as colour photos, and a list of all the plants that were grown. Every month has a selection of recipes drawing on seasonal produce from the garden, as well as a recipe index. ISBN: 1864980486. Our Book No: 27133. $30 AUD.

148. Fergusson, Lyn M. (2013). FitzRoy, Beyond the Rumours: Tenth Governor of New South Wales, First Governor-General of Australia. Sydney, Killara: Pilar Publishing. 248 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), endpaper maps, black & white text-illustrations, colour plates, few light scratches rear cover jacket (tiny dent front cover). Biography of Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy. A man of the British Empire, he served firstly his King, then a young Queen Victoria as the Crown's Vice-Regal representative at Prince Edward Island, the Leeward Islands and finally, New South Wales. This biography shows FitzRoy in a light not previously considered, from a personal, family-oriented aspect, stretching from childhood to the battlefields of Waterloo. The author goes beyond the rumours put in motion in 1847, to reveal a worldly diplomat, a governor who encouraged those around him to act on their beliefs. ISBN: 9780646912714. Our Book No: 28460. $40 AUD.

149. Fields, Ted (told),O'Neill, David (illustrator) (1993). The Making of the Narran Lake. Sydney: Department of School Education, New South Wales (NSW), Aboriginal Education Unit. Unnum 18 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour drawings, top corner rear cover creased, creases along spine, minor edgewear. The Aboriginal Early Language Development Program (AELDP) has operated in the NSW Department of School Education schools since 1987. The program has been operating at Walgett Public since then and this book has been developed as a resource as part of the program. The story is told by Mr Ted Fields, an Elder of the Yuwalaroi Tribe in North Western New South Wales. ISBN: 0731046218. Our Book No: 28009. $15 AUD.

150. Foster, Ian; Dunstan, Ross (photographer) (2002). The Australian Geographic Book of the Snowy Mountains (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), few sepia text-photos (brown-tinted), spine ends lightly rubbed, few scratches covers, minor edgewear. This book is a comprehensive guide to the Snowy Mountains (Snowies) - by car and mountainbike, as well as on foot, horseback and skis. It explores the history of the area and introduces the plants and animals that survive in this idyllic alpine environment: a rare haven of cool on a largely hot, dry continent. There are more than 200 photos, and detailed area maps. ISBN: 1876276290. Our Book No: 25841. $20 AUD.

151. Foster, Jason (2013). The Dark Man: Australia's First Serial Killer (1st ed). Sydney, Newport: Big Sky Publishing. 309 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, top edge lightly marked, minor edgewear. This is the chilling true story of Australia's first serial killer, who kept the colony of New South Wales fearful as the police hunted for him. Australia's Gold Rush period is brought vividly to life in this compelling story of a cold and calculating killer. ISBN: 9781922132260. Our Book No: 28177. $30 AUD.

152. Frankel, Elizabeth,Duncan, Garry (illustrator) (2014). River Boy (1st p/b ed). Sydney, Edgecliff: Jane Curry Publishing / Wentworth Concepts Pty Ltd. Unnum 36 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, corner tips front cover little creased, minor edgewear. This is a gentle and warm family children's picture story about a boy and his grandfather going fishing on the River Murray. The story highlights the many uses of the river, the beauty of its natural environment, and everything that depends on it. The story of the Murray is explained at the end of the book by Dr Paul Sinclair, Australian Conservation Foundation. The large colourful drawings and easy-to-read text will appeal to any age. ISBN: 9781922190864. Our Book No: 29033. $13 AUD.

153. Frappell, Leighton (2003). Lords of the Saltbush Plains: Frontier Squatters and the Pastoral Independence Movement 1856 - 1866. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing (ASP). 227 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white photos & map centre spread, minor foxing top edge, minor edgewear & rubbing, bookplate. A movement that aimed to establish a new "purely pastoral" colony encompassing the entire western half of New South Wales, driven by great squatters of the Murrumbidgee who were determined not to share their land. (Bookplate of publisher and book collector Victor Crittenden.). ISBN: 1. Our Book No: 17288. $60 AUD.

154. Fraser, Ian,McJannett, Margaret; Fitzgerald, Helen (drawings) (1994). Over the Hills and Tharwa Way: Eastern Namadgi National Park: A Driver's and Walker's Guide (1st ed). Canberra: Canberra & South East Region Environment Centre. 174 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, maps, black & white drawings & text-photos, minor edgewear corners, minor creases covers. This book is a companion to "Above the Cotter". There are seven drives described in this book, all suitable for any suburban vehicle. There are 23 walks described, all of which can be easily completed in the course of a day trip from Canberra. ISBN: 0646190296. Our Book No: 27126. $50 AUD.

155. French, Jackie (2012). The Girl from Snowy River. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 343 pp. Paperback, very good condition, tiny bump top spine, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear top edge. This is the story for young adults of a girl named Flinty who is an orphaned 17-year-old. Flinty lost a brother when the men marched off to WW1. Everything has changed for her, and she must ride in a brumby muster to save her farm, her family of siblings, and the valley she loves. The story continues in the grand saga of our land that started with A Waltz for Matilda. ISBN: 9780000452603. Our Book No: 29834. $10 AUD.

156. Freudenberg, Graham (1991). Cause for Power: The Official History of the New South Wales Branch of the Australian Labor Party (1st ed). Sydney, Leichhardt: Pluto Press. 297 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, red cloth boards (gilt spine lettering), very good plus condition, black & white photos & figures. This book is about the history of the Australian Labor Party in New South Wales, written for the centenary celebrations. Uniquely placed (he worked for Calwell, Whitlam, Wran, Unsworth, and Hawke), the author examines the turbulent history of the party from its origins in 1891. The cartoons and photos make this book a good addition to any Australian book collection. ISBN: 0949138614. Our Book No: 25586. $20 AUD.

157. Freudenberg, Graham (2005). A Figure of Speech: A Political Memoir (1st ed). Brisbane, Milton: John Wiley & Sons. 307 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, endpaper drawings, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side), light foxing edges, jacket label, autograph (author's written name title page). This memoir follows a journey from deeply conservative beginnings through a lifelong career at the highest level of Australian labor politics. This book captures the drama of Australian politics from the inside. (Label states "autographed first edition".). ISBN: 1740311051. Our Book No: 25760. $25 AUD.

158. Fuller, Leon; Badans, Russ (photographer) (1980). Wollongong's Native Trees (1st ed). Kiama, NSW: Leon Fuller & Russell Badans. 333 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), dark green boards & endpapers, black & white text-photos & drawings, tiny marks fore-edge, minor edgewear jacket (small edge tears), autograph (author's name & date front flyleaf). The main aim is to help native trees lovers in this area to understand the natural landscape. The book has a wider range than just Wollongong, as most of the species occur commonly elsewhere along the New South Wales coast. Wollongong is 80 kilometres south of Sydney. The area described stretches from Stanwell Park in the north to the southern end of Lake Illawarra. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0959471103. Our Book No: 23345. $15 AUD.

159. Fullerton, Patricia (2002). The Flower Hunter: Ellis Rowan. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 105 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, full-page colour photos (paintings). Ellis Rowan was an remarkable Australian artist and adventurer, particularly in New Guinea. This handsome book is an exhibition catalogue for some of her 970 beautiful paintings carefully preserved in the National Library of Australia. Includes a brief biography, list of her works and a bibliography. ISBN: 0642107602. Our Book No: 14169. $26 AUD.

160. Gerritsen, John (1981). Tibooburra Corner Country (Reprint ed). Tibooburra, NSW: Tibooburra Press. 148 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, faint foxing top edge, faint foxing reverse side jacket, cover corners lightly bumped, endpapers lightly foxed, autograph (author's written name & date title page). The author tells the story of this farwestern New South Wales town, whose Aboriginal name means "heap of rocks". The dustjacket was painted by Broken Hill artist Pro Hart, whose Mother Kathleen M. Hart, nee Cope, was born and raised in Tibooburra. ISBN: 0959416307. Our Book No: 26141. $25 AUD.

161. Gilbert, Lionel (1985). William Woolls: A Most Useful Colonist. Canberra: Mulini Press. 138 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear. William Woolls was a young orphan migrant who became a schoolmaster at King's School, Parramatta. Later he was ordained as an Anglican and appointed as Rector at Richmond. He was a tireless writer and a dedicated amateur botanist who eagerly investigated the vegetation of his adopted environment and wrote many pioneer works on Australian plants. ISBN: 0949910155. Our Book No: 17244. $20 AUD.

162. Gilby, Wm J. (1962). Episcopal Silver Jubilee 1937 - 1962: Most Rev. F. A. Henschke, D.D., Bishop of Wagga Wagga. Wagga Wagga, NSW: Diocese of Wagga Wagga. 32 pp. Paperback, card cover (lightly foxed), stapled pamphlet, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map. This pamphlet celebrates the 25 years of service given by Rev. Henschke as Bishop of Wagga Wagga, in country New South Wales. Foreword by Wm Gilby. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 13241. $10 AUD.

163. Giles, Jack (1955). Gregory's Guide to Bowls in New South Wales [N.S.W.]. Sydney: Gregory's Guides and Maps. 120 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, card covers, concealed staples, black & white text-photos, pages toned, minor loss spine ends, cover corners creased, rear cover & endpapers toned, rear internal hinge detached from staples (pages firm), staples rusted, small edge tears repaired, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1955, Trove catalogue.) Subtitle: The history of the game in New South Wales, Some famous "first" clubs, Administration, Championship Records, Complete List of all Clubs in the State and where to find them, Women in Bowls, Administration, State Records, The Laws of the Game, and Bowls For Beginners. The adverts add to the charm of this interesting and helpful publication. Our Book No: 26201. $15 AUD.

164. Gleeson, Michael, Allan, Toni,Wilkins, Michael (1992). An Act of Corruption? Nick Greiner's Years in Power and his Unorthodox Demise. Sydney: ABC Books. 234 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. How the Terry Metherell affair cost Nick Greiner his job in 1992 as Liberal premier of New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0733302637. Our Book No: 14282. $10 AUD.

165. Glover, Richard (2009). The Mud House: Four Friends, One Block of Land, No Power Tools (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 225 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, faint toning pages, minor edgewear. The Australian newspaper columnist and humorist (Sydney Morning Herald) wittily describes the building of a mud brick house with friends. Basic house plans on inside covers. ISBN: 9780732290290. Our Book No: 26096. $12 AUD.

166. Gollan, Robin (1963). The Coalminers of New South Wales: A History of the Union 1860 - 1960. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP) / Australian National University. 249 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, edgewear jacket (tiny hole fore-edge rear flap, slight loss base spine, chipped), minor pencil annotation last page]. This book is primarily the story of the miners union- the Coal and Shale Employees' Federation. The author has used union and business records, official documents and court reports to tell the story of the union's battle to improve miners' conditions. Our Book No: 28568. $20 AUD.

167. Good Samaritan, Sisters of the (1979). A Long Line and a Bright One: The Centenary of the Arrival of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in Queanbeyan and the Foundation of St. Benedict's School. Queanbeyan, NSW: Sisters of the Good Samaritan. 92 pp. Paperback oblong octavo, card cover, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), very good condition, black & white text-photos. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0959638717. Our Book No: 13146. $10 AUD.

168. Goodwin, Bruce (1992). Gold and People: Recollections of Hill End 1920s to 1960s (1st ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Bruce Goodwin. 226 pp. Paperback, good condition, black & white text-photos, spine & covers little creased, small tear at join to spine first several pages, few marks bottom edge, light foxing edges, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). The author carries on the story of the famous Hill End goldfield during the period 1925 - 1965. The interesting and resourceful people who lived in Hill End during those years of change are depicted through the eyes of the author, during his 50 years association with gold mining and community affairs in the town. ISBN: 0646083724. Our Book No: 29859. $30 AUD.

169. Gough, Noel (1994). Mud Sweat and Snow: Memories of Snowy Workers 1949 - 1959 (2nd ed). Tallangatta, VIC: Noel Gough / Rothfield Print Management. 206 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial covers, black & white text-photos, pages faintly toned, faint foxing top edge. The stories of the immigrant men and women who helped build Australia's giant hydroelectric and water-diversion scheme. The author, himself a Snowy worker, has written about his own experiences and of the many dedicated and adventurous people during the first decade of the Snowy. Many photos, mainly from private collections, depict the working and living conditions of the 1950s. ISBN: 0646184202. Our Book No: 29285. $25 AUD.

170. Graham, Thomasin,Old, Ursula (illustrator) (2008). Ursula: A Life in Pictures [Ursula Old]. Sydney, Lane Cove: Thomasin Graham. Unnum 56 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos (paintings). Thomasin Graham provides a richly illustrated tribute to her mother, Ursuala Old (of Yanderra, NSW), who started prolific painting only at age 56. She has produced over 200 silk screen prints - plus also oils, pastels, crayons and ink. ISBN: 9780646505756. Our Book No: 14210. $30 AUD.

171. Grainger, Elena (1978). Hargrave and Son: A Biography of John Fletcher Hargrave and His Son Lawrence Hargrave. Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press (UQP). 202 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, edges & flyleaves lightly foxed & toned, minor edgewear. A biography of the Australian aeronautical inventor (the man on Australia's $20 note). His father was a controversial member of parliament, and also a judge of the New South Wales Supreme Court. ISBN: 0702210773. Our Book No: 10596. $10 AUD.

172. Grassby, Al (1979). The Morning After (1st ed). Canberra: Judicator Publications. 142 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny tear top spine, tiny mark fore-edge, spine lightly creased. The story of the 1974 Federal election in which the seat of Al Grassby (Minister for Immigration), Riverina (NSW), was the only one lost by the Whitlam Government. The supposed role of racism is revealed. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0908517017. Our Book No: 23459. $10 AUD.

173. Gray, Bill (Billy),Woodland, Chris (editor) (2015). Billy the Blackfella from Bourke (1st ed). Dural, NSW: Rosenberg Publishing. 168 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour & black & white photos, maps, minimal edgewear. This is the story of Billy Gray who referred to himself as a blackfella from Bourke. The authentic speaking voice of the man has been used in this book. Transcribed from tapes made by his friend of 52 years, he tells of life working as a stockman, drover, fencer, taxi driver, factory labourer, water and oil driller, in Australia, South America and Indonesia. Billy said that his travels gave him a deep understanding of the cultures of different peoples. Music was always important to Billy, and later in life he moved to Tamworth which is the centre of his beloved country music. Many readers may find some of the term's used by Billy to be politically incorrect. These expressions are still used today among the Aboriginal people: they were, and are, accepted lingo. ISBN: 9781925078688. Our Book No: 29219. $18 AUD.

174. Greaves, Bernard (editor) (1976). The Story of Bathurst (3rd ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 272 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (small edge tear repaired), top edge faintly foxed, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Third edition. The story of this major historic city in central New South Wales, written by Bathurstians, and edited by Bernard Greaves. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0207133638. Our Book No: 10876. $12 AUD.

175. Greenwood, E. A. (editor) (1998). Blue Mountains Cook Book (1st ed) [Cookbook]. Leura, NSW: Access Press / Committee of the Blue Mountains Fine Food Festival. 152 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, square window in front cover, colour photos, spine little faded, minor edgewear. A committee decided a cookbook was needed to show the talents of the local blue mountains chefs, and this beautiful book, which includes some Blue Mountains history and wonderful photos, was put together. The Blue Mountains and Central Western Districts are covered. The area extends from Lapstone in the Lower Mountains to Mudgee, Orange and Cowra on the Western slopes and plains. The recipes in this book should tempt any lover of fine food to take a trip to discover the other fine restaurants and cafes in the region. ISBN: 0864451180. Our Book No: 29694. $40 AUD.

176. Grenville, Kate (2011). Sarah Thornhill: Sequel to the Secret River (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 307 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (tiny dent front cover, tiny scuff spine edge). First edition. This is the story of Sarah Thornhill, the youngest child of William Thornhill, convict-turned-landowner on the Hawkesbury River. She was at the heart of her previous Australian historical novel "The Secret River", and this book is the sequel. The novel is about love lost and found, a tragic secret, histories becoming tangled, and the importance of keeping family stories alive. ISBN: 9781921758621. Our Book No: 28121. $15 AUD.

177. Grey, Anne; Radford, Ron (introduction) (2009). McCubbin Last Impressions 1907 - 17 (1st ed). Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 168 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour reproductions (some full-page), corner tips on covers little creased. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book traces the radical changes in McCubbin's art after 1907. There are some 70 works - many of which have not been previously published - covering the last decade of his life, a key period in the development of his art. Published in conjunction with the National Gallery of Australia exhibition "McCubbin: Last Impressions 1907-17" at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 14 August - 1st November 2009, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth 12 December 2009 - 28 March 2010, Bendigo Art Gallery 24 April - 25 July 2010. ISBN: 9780642334039. Our Book No: 28528. $30 AUD.

178. Grigsby, John (1996). Pressing on Regardless: The Story of the First Fifty Years of the A.C.T. Division (Inc.) of the AFC and RAAF Association, 8 August 1946 - 8 August 1996. Canberra, Gowrie: John Grigsby (A. R. McLean Printing). 88 pp. Paperback large octavo, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, covers creased near spine, tiny scuff mark front cover, minor edgewear, label remains inside front cover, erratum slip taped in. About the history of the Canberra ACT division of the AFC and RAAF Association (Errata slip on p. 76. No ISBN in book.). Our Book No: 23452. $10 AUD.

179. Halgren, S.,Gibson, R. (1982). The Lithgow Zig Zag Railway (4th ed). Lithgow, NSW: Zig Zag Railway Co-Op Ltd. 24 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing on edges, minor edgewear (mainly spine). A booklet about the Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Opened in 1869, the Great Lithgow Zig Zag was acclaimed a railway engineering feat, unique in the world. The Zig Zag Co-operative Society was formed exactly 100 years after the line was first used, and on the 106th anniversary of the first date of operation, 18th october 1975, the first of the many Zig Zag Railway Co-operative locomotives used the middle road of the old railway. The dedication, interest, ability and perseverance of the society has gradually built the Zig Zag Tourist Railway in to one of New South Wales' major attractions. Our Book No: 29560. $15 AUD.

180. Halgren, S. (editor) (1982). Switchback: 10th Anniversary Issue (1st ed) [Zig Zag Railway Co-Op Ltd Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 2, Winter]. Lithgow, NSW: Zig Zag Railway Co-Op Ltd. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos (mostly full-page), map, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This edition of "Switchback" newsletter is dedicated as a pictorial and historical tribute to the Zig Zag Railway and to those whose vision and dedication since 1968 has been rewarded by the operation of steam on one of the engineering masterpieces of the 19th century. The zig-zag structure helped to open up the "wide brown land" (pastoral leases in central western New South Wales). Our Book No: 29562. $20 AUD.

181. Hallam, Jack (1983). The Untold Story: Labor in Rural NSW. Sydney: George Allen & Unwin. 144 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, pages toned as usual, minor edgewear. The story of the people on the land in New South Wales, from the Shearer's Strike of the 1890s, through two World Wars and the Great Depression to the 1980s. ISBN: 0868611670. Our Book No: 4480. $10 AUD.

182. Hamilton, Mark A., Winkler, Marion A.,Downey, Paul O. (2008). Native Plant Species at Risk from Bitou Bush Invasion: A Field Guide for New South Wales. Sydney: Department of Environment and Climate Change (NSW). 196 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, thin card covers, figures, maps, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. A New South Wales Bitou Bush Threat Abatement Plan (TAP) is being implemented along the New South Wales coast to protect native species from bitou bush invasion. This field guide is a supplement to the TAP and describes the 157 plant species, three plant populations and 24 ecological communities most at risk. It will be an invaluable aid to those controlling bitou bush to enhance the quality of our natural environment. ISBN: 9781741224467. Our Book No: 26008. $20 AUD.

183. Hargraves, A. J (editor); Martin, C. H., Kininmonth, R. J.,Saywell, S. M. C. (1993). History of Coal Mining in Australia: The Con Martin Memorial Volume [Monograph Series, no. 21]. Melbourne, Parkville: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AIMM). 251 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), dark green leatherette covers, black & white text-photos, figures, few black & white drawings, colour frontispiece (also at rear), minor edgewear jacket (little rubbed), faint foxing top edge. This volume is a project of the Illawarra Branch of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Coal mining in Australia followed settlement in 1788, as fortuitously Sydney was at the centre of the Sydney Coal Basin. The illustrations are from all important areas, depicting historical, technological, industrial and social conditions and events sourced from all corners of Australia. Con Martin was born in Ballarat, and spent his life in the mining industry, and he visited overseas a number of times, spreading his reputation worldwide and earning him the Institute Medal and the Order of Australia. This book is his final job. Con died without seeing the fruits of this work which bears his name. ISBN: 0949106909. Our Book No: 29312. $100 AUD.

184. Harris, Alexander,Ramson, W. S. (editor) (1967). The Emigrant Family, or the Story of an Australian Settler (Reprint ed). Canberra: Australian National University Press (ANU Press). 418 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear corners. This historical novel, edited and introduced by W. S. Ramson, is set in New South Wales in the 1830s. Vivid scenic descriptions and informed comment on the life and customs of the young colony make this a good novel for anyone interested in Australian social history. Originally published in three volumes in 1849, with a second edition, titled "Martin Beck" after its villain and dominant character, appearing in 1852. Our Book No: 26063. $18 AUD.

185. Hart, David (2007). Pro Hart Dying to be Heard: A Life of Success, Betrayal and Tragedy (1st ed). Sydney, North Sydney: Ark House Press. 283 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, bottom corner front cover lightly bumped, base spine little bumped. This very special story is written by the late Pro Hart's youngest son, who in the introduction states that he knew him best and would like to share his father's story with those who loved him. He hopes that those who did not know Pro (the Australian artist from Broken Hill) would be inspired to try to live a purpose-driven life, and achieve greatness in everything attempted. ISBN: 9780980345858. Our Book No: 27581. $18 AUD.

186. Hart, Deborah; Clark, Deborah (with),Mendelssohn, Joanna (with) (2008). Richard Larter (1st stated ed). Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 184 pp. Paperback quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour illustrations, few black & white photos, few minor scratches covers. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book coincides with a major retrospective of the artist's work organised by the National Gallery of Australia. Richly illustrated with colour reproductions of Larter's paintings, this book recognises and celebrates the work of one of Australia's most significant and engaging artists and is the first major book on his work. Born in England in 1929, he moved to Australia in 1962. His work, which dates from the late 1950s through to the present, is at times audacious and political, at others abstract and lyrical. This book, which includes about 100 works, as well as evocative photos, confirms the artist's place as a remarkable colourist, a technical innovator and a painter of radiant luminosity. ISBN: 9780642541741. Our Book No: 27728. $40 AUD.

187. Hart, Deborah (editor); Radford, Ron (foreword) (2005). Grace Cossington Smith: A Retrospective Exhibition (1st ed). Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 187 pp. Paperback quarto, illustrated card covers, very good plus condition, colour illustrations, few black & white & colour photo, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This publication coincides with a major retrospective of the artist's work organised by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Richly illustrated with colour reproductions of Grace Cossington Smith's paintings, this book recognises and celebrates the work of one of Australia's most significant and engaging artists, who was born in 1892 at Neutral Bay in Sydney. These works include paintings and drawings of the Sydney Harbour Bridge through to landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes and flowers growing. When she finally came to public prominence, she was eighty-one years old. This beautiful book celebrates her life and very special paintings. ISBN: 0642542031. Our Book No: 27738. $50 AUD.

188. Hart, Deborah (editor); Radford, Ron (foreword) (2006). Imants Tillers: One World, Many Visions. Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 127 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour & black & white text-photos, tiny dents top edge rear cover near spine, bottom corners covers bumped. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is published to go with the exhibition: "Imants Tillers: One World, Many Visions", National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 14 July - 16 October 2006. This is the first major survey of the Australian artist's paintings that includes his most recent and significant large-scale works. ISBN: 0642541507. Our Book No: 27729. $35 AUD.

189. Hart, Pro,Marling, Karal Ann; Littlewood, Robert C. (photo) (2011). A Bookplate by Pro Hart. Stoke-on-Trent: Lytlewode Press. 12 pp. Hardback small quarto (in slipcase), very good plus condition, orange cloth covered boards, tipped-in frontispiece, tipped-in original etched bookplate, bookplate, untrimmed edges. (No. 62 of limited edition of 275 copies, numbered and signed by the publisher.) This standard copy (being nos 51 - 275) contains an original etched bookplate by Pro Hart, printed from the original copper plate. Each standard copy is bound in cloth with a matching slip-case. The book also contains a short biography of the controversial Australian artist from Broken Hill. (Bookplate of publisher Robert Littlewood.). ISBN: 190561120X. Our Book No: 28576. $150 AUD.

190. Healy, Leone (2009). A Country Childhood (1st ed). Brisbane, Moorooka: Boolarong Press. 307 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minimal edgewear & spine creasing. The author was born in historic Carcoar, New South Wales, and her formative years were spent in the Central West. This is a very special Australian story about convict ancestry, loss in the Great War and the simple country life of last century. The many photos make it come to life. ISBN: 9780646500089. Our Book No: 29880. $40 AUD.

191. Hendry, Dr Peter,Stanger, Ian (2004). It's in Your Blood: The Recollections of a Doctor and a Medical Scientist in Pathology During 50 Years from 1938 to 1988. Victor Harbor, SA: Brolga Press. 310 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few tiny impressions front cover & first few pages, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear corners, autograph (written names both authors). Part memoir, part discussion, the authors reflect on their work of 50 years in pathology at the Newcastle Hospital and the wider community. It is also the story of pathology - its history, procedures, advances, and impact upon the development of modern medicine. ISBN: 192078537X. Our Book No: 28197. $20 AUD.

192. Henry, Peter,Henry, Manuela (2008). Beaches of Merimbula and the Sapphire Coast: A Visual Travel Guide to the Beautiful Beaches of the South Coast of NSW, Australia (1st stated ed). Huskisson, NSW: Hyams Publishing. 192 pp. Paperback wide trade, thick card covers (with flaps) very good plus condition, colour text-photos, maps, faint sticker mark rear cover. Travel guide to the beaches of south coast of New South Wales. A concise, visual travel guide to the beautiful beaches found on the far South Coast. There are over 65 beaches from Bermagui to the Nadgee Nature Reserve. There is detailed beach information, over 200 colour photos, toilets, barbecues and amenities, boat ramp locations, caravan and camping spots, local history, popular surfing spots, child-safe areas, walking trails & more. There are Bega Valley Shire maps and a street directory. ISBN: 9780977579846. Our Book No: 29921. $25 AUD.

193. Hill, David (2007). The Forgotten Children: Fairbridge Farm School and Its Betrayal of Australia's Child Migrants (Reprint ed). Sydney, North Sydney: Random House. 338 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. In 1959 the author's mother - a poor single parent living in England reluctantly decided to send her sons to Fairbridge Farm School near Molong in New South Wales, Australia; she was told they would have a better education. From 1938 to 1974 thousands of parents were persuaded to sign over legal guardianship of their children to Fairbridge to solve the problem of child poverty in Britain while populating the colony. This book tells their stories from the bizarre luxury of the voyage out to Australia to the harsh reality of their daily lives in the school, and the struggles after they left. This remarkable book is both a tribute to the children who were betrayed by an ideal that went wrong and a compelling account of an extraordinary episode in British-Australian history. ISBN: 9781741666847. Our Book No: 13733. $20 AUD.

194. Hill, Harry (1994). The Tumut Guidebook (1st ed). Tumut, NSW: Harry Hill / Wilkie Watson Publications (Printer). 100 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, pictorial card covers, black & white & colour text-photos, maps, spine edges little rubbed, rear cover little faded, sticker mark, minor edgewear. The author has written this guide to help visitors and locals appreciate this fascinating town which is 500 km from Sydney and located in the Snowy Mountains. This fascinating book is a great way to learn about the history of this town which has a lot to offer locals and visitors alike. ISBN: 0646215515. Our Book No: 28050. $20 AUD.

195. Historical Society, Clarence River (1989). Early Days on the Clarence: Compiled from Records in the Clarence River Historical Society (4th ed). Grafton, NSW: Clarence River Historical Society. 68 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, staples lightly rusted, tiny mark fore-edge, minor edgewear. A potted history of buildings and happenings in this locality in northern New South Wales (NSW), centred on the city of Grafton. Our Book No: 25742. $15 AUD.

196. Historical Society, Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury (1987). The Ferry, the Branch, the Creek: Aspects of Hawkesbury History (1st ed). Wiseman's Ferry, NSW: Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society. 85 pp. Paperback large octavo, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, front cover corner tip lightly worn, corner tips rear cover & few pages little creased, tiny scuff spine, minor insect damage inside front cover. This book tells the stories of the pioneer families who established themselves along the Hawkesbury River and in the Macdonald and Mangrove Creek valleys within a few years of the first settlement of Sydney. Written by local historians and illustrated with many unusual photos, this book is a guide to a rich but little-known past that will interest residents and the many tourists who visit the area. ISBN: 0909528438. Our Book No: 26598. $15 AUD.

197. Historical Society, Hastings District (1961). The History of Port Macquarie and Tourist Information (Revised ed). Port Macquarie, NSW: Hastings District Historical Society. 56 pp. Paperback small square, stapled pamphlet, card cover, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, slight scuffing reverse side front cover, minimal edgewear. A booklet on the history of Port Macquarie. The Society states that a great deal of interesting material had to be omitted in such a small booklet. However, all information included has been checked for accuracy. Loose insert about Claude Radley's River Cruises. Our Book No: 20964. $10 AUD.

198. Historical Society, Hastings District (1977 - 1980). Hastings District Historical Society Occasional Papers (12 issues). [Port Macquarie, NSW]: Hastings District Historical Society. 4 to 16 pp. Each issue: Paperback, very good condition, stencilled single side, stapled (rusted), pages little toned, edgewear. Occasional Papers 1 to 14, missing nos 9 and 10. No 1: Letters to Patrick Boswell, husband of Annabella Boswell, by Jack Giblett. No 2: The Archives Authority of NSW, by Frank Rogers. No 3: Writing and writers of old Port Macquarie, by Mrs N. Sheather (Part 1). No 4: The naming of Hamilton - an area of Port Macquarie - known as Hibbard, by Dorothy Edmunds. No 5: Coins, by Mrs O. Munro. No 6: John dick - tanner and oyster farmer, by Dr Nicol McLaren. No 7: The Port Macquarie conquest: A casual study of conflicting cultures, by Mr R. Howell. No 8: Writing and writers of old Port Macquarie, by Mrs N. Sheather (Part 2). No 11: The Wilsons of Port Macquarie. No 12: Vineyards and vignerons of Port Macquarie, by Mrs W. Howell. No 13: Historical recollections of Comboyne, by Mrs M. Monck. No 14: The amazing Ann Bird, by Frank Rogers. Our Book No: 4292. $80 AUD.

199. Historical Society, Mudgee; Wahlquist, Gil (foreword) (1981). Mudgee: A Nest in the Hills. Mudgee, NSW: Mudgee Historical Society. 31 pp. Paperback oblong trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, minimal foxing covers, staples little rusted, minor edgewear. The historical material and photos in this book were prepared by the Mudgee Historical Society. The book is a brief resume designed as a guide to visitors and locals. ISBN: 0959923411. Our Book No: 28035. $10 AUD.

200. Hitchcock, Maria (2012). A Celebration of Wattle: Australia's National Emblem (Revised ed). Sydney, Dural: Rosenberg Publishing. 303 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, few black & white drawings, colour photos, cover lightly scratched, tiny number impression front cover, minor edgewear corners. This book is a revised edition of Wattle (AGPS 1991). It expands on the earlier book, and new features include Wattle Day memories and a wealth of suggestions for schools and the community to help celebrate future Wattle Days. There is a detailed summary of the debate about wattles and allergies. Beautifully illustrated throughout with almost 200 photos and watercolours of wattles as well as many archival photos. ISBN: 9781921719561. Our Book No: 27004. $25 AUD.

201. Hodge, Brian (1988). Touring Hill End. Sydney, Penshurst: Cambaroora Star Publications. 24 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. A description of this historic mining district in central New South Wales. The old black & white photos add interest to the historical notes. The author's uncle, Harry Hodge, has written several booklets about this locality. ISBN: 0959657333. Our Book No: 28430. $18 AUD.

202. Hodge, Brian (2009). Golden Hill End (1st stated ed). Sydney, Penshurst: Cambaroora Star Publications. 158 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos (few colour), top spine little bumped, top corners three page corners creased (bookmarks), minor edgewear. Describes this historic mining district in central New South Wales. The old black & white photos add interest to the historical notes. The author's uncle has written booklets about this historical part of the world. ISBN: 9780959657888. Our Book No: 28857. $20 AUD.

203. Hodge, Harry (1973). Historic Hill End and Its Environs. Adamstown Heights, NSW: Hill End Publications. 52 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Reports on this historic mining district in central west New South Wales. The old black & white photos add interest to the historical notes. ISBN: 0959899421. Our Book No: 15319. $10 AUD.

204. Hodge, Harry, Hodge, Errol (revision),Hewlett, Beverley (revision) (1986). Guide to Hill End and the Goldfields (Fully revised ed) [A Guide to Historic Hill End]. Melbourne, Toorak: Hill End Publications. 55 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor faint foxing & creasing. The author describes this historic mining district in New South Wales. The old black & white photos add interest to the historical notes. ISBN: 0958950717. Our Book No: 22092. $10 AUD.

205. Hollister, Virginia,McMiles, Kathrin (1988). Contemporary Australian Figurative Ceramics (1st ed). Sydney, Wahroonga: Virginia Hollister & Kathrin McMiles. 72 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, colour & black & white text-photos, crease top edge front cover, minor edgewear, top & bottom edges slightly marked. This book complements the art works collected for exhibition at the fifth National Ceramics Conference in Sydney during May 1988. The aim has been to present the work of those ceramicists who have been committed to working with the figure in three dimensions for some time, and of others who have more recently turned to this genre to explore their personal and political concerns. Each artist has reflected on his or her motivation and sources of inspiration, and each has provided technical notes about construction and firing methods. ISBN: 073162355X. Our Book No: 26941. $30 AUD.

206. Home Economics, Institute of Australia (NSW Division) (2010). The Commonsense Cookery Book (Revised, updated ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins. 355 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few drawings, spine lightly creased, minor creases & edgewear covers. This kitchen classic was first published in 1914, and started as a compilation by a group of women in New South Wales passionate about their profession as cookery teachers. It has sold over 1 million copies. The recipes have been revised to reflect Australian Nutritional Guidelines. The classic step-by-step cookbook for absolute beginners and experienced cooks alike, revised for a whole new generation. ISBN: 9780732290153. Our Book No: 16900. $20 AUD.

207. Hope, Colin (1988). Gold of the Pharaohs: An Exhibition Provided by the Egyptian Antiquities Organisation (Revised ed). Sydney, The Rocks: International Cultural Corporation of Australia. 143 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos (paintings), light crease spine, minor edgewear. This exhibition was organised by Museum of Victoria with the assistance of Art Gallery of New South Wales. This book is full of photos and information about the Egyptian Antiquities brought to Australia for this exhibition. ISBN: 0642137749. Our Book No: 23882. $15 AUD.

208. Hornadge, Bill (1974). Old Dubbo Gaol (1st ed). Dubbo, NSW: Gaol Restoration Committee, Dubbo Museum and Historical Society. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, maps, foxing & minor marking rear cover, minor edgewear. History of the old Dubbo gaol. (Tour guide brochure loosely inserted.). Our Book No: 20702. $10 AUD.

209. Horsfield, Dorothy (2005). Venom (1st ed). Canberra: Pandanus Books. 305 pp. Paperback square, very good plus condition. A young mother joins an entomologist in his project to find the funnel-web spiders of Australia's high country. Grief, love, spiders and Federal politics are set against the beauty of an ancient landscape in this keenly observed novel that explores the fine line between human ambitions and weaknesses, and the venomous impulses we share with the spider-world. ISBN: 1740761790. Our Book No: 22290. $15 AUD.

210. Horsfield, Jennifer (2007). Mary Cunningham: An Australian Life (Reprint, corrected ed). Charnwood, ACT: Ginninderra Press. 254 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, bottom corner tips little creased last few pages, spine little creased, minor edgewear. The story of Mary Cunningham who lived in the Canberra region from the late 1800s. Her life, spanning the last 30 years of the old century and the first thirty years of the new, was bound up with some of the great stories of early nationhood: the prosperity brought by wool, the arrival of Federation, the imperial enthusiasms of the Edwardian era, the creation of the national capital, and the sorrows and losses of the Great War. This biography draws upon both the public record and private correspondence to reveal Mary Cunningham as a sensitive and thoughtful woman, struggling to find a sense of purpose and value in her life at a time of great social change. ISBN: 9781740272674. Our Book No: 27390. $20 AUD.

211. Howell, Mrs W. May (1869). Reminiscences of Australia: The Diggings and the Bush (1st ed). London: W. May Howell. 326 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, frontispiece portrait engraving (tissue guard), full leather binding (gilt embossed border covers, raised bands spine), rebacked (retaining spine except chipped ends), marbled endpapers & edges, few front & rear pages moderately foxed (minimal spots internally), pages faintly toned, one page corner creased, leather cover scratched (edgewear), minor edgewear. First edition. A self-published novel in three parts about life and travel in New South Wales, including the goldfields (based on personal experiences). Part 1: A Tale of the Diggings, or, Kindness is Power. Part 2: A Tale of the Bush, or, Born to be Hanged. Part 3: A Tale of the City, or, Plentiful as Blackberries. Our Book No: 15099. $350 AUD.

212. Hoyle, Arthur (2001). The Life of John Hunter, Navigator, Governor, Admiral (1st ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 189 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, few colour reproductions, maps, frontispiece. This is the first biography of Admiral John Hunter who was the second Governor of New South Wales and came with the First Fleet in 1788 as second Captain of HMS Sirius. He was the Governor for five years. He battled shortages of food, almost mutinous NSW Corps and a population of convicts. The minister in distant London failed to understand his difficulties. He was later recalled to London in semi-disgrace, but was vindicated a year later when his successors failed also, and his recommendations were finally acted upon. He had an interesting life in the Royal Navy over a period of 68 years, where he rose from the position of Captain's Servant to the rank of Vice-Admiral of the Red. ISBN: 0949910880. Our Book No: 29724. $40 AUD.

213. Hughes, Joy,Walker, Meredith (1988). Meroogal, Nowra: A History and a Guide (1st ed). Sydney, Glebe: Historic Houses Trust. 80 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, map, glossy paper. The history of Meroogal, an early home built at Nowra in New South Wales (NSW). The home was first occupied in February 1886, and the Historic Houses Trust purchased it in 1985. ISBN: 0949753394. Our Book No: 20539. $10 AUD.

214. Hunt, Deb (2014). Love in the Outback (1st ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 318 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, few black & white photos, small mark top edge, minor edgewear. This is the true story of an unlikely romance set in the Australian outback. The year before she turned 50, she stopped dating. She landed a job with the Royal Flying Doctor Service and left London for the sunshine of Sydney on a mission to find happiness without a mate. But then on a trip to the red-dust town of Broken Hill, she encountered a man unlike any other - he was practical, steady, financially responsible and conservative - everything Deb was not. He wanted a relationship. She wanted to flee. ISBN: 9781742613970. Our Book No: 28247. $18 AUD.

215. Hunt, Harold (1976). The Master Printers of Sydney: The Story of The Printing and Allied Trades Employers Association of New South Wales, 1887 - 1971. Sydney: Printing and Allied Trades Employers' Association of New South Wales (PATEA). 205 pp. Hardback small quarto, dark red boards, no jacket, gilt title cover & spine, illustrated endpapers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, cover corner lightly bumped, non-author written dedication. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This is the story of the employers' organisation which, in 1887 was called "The New South Wales Master Printers' Association", but later renamed. About the development of attitudes from the intense competitiveness of small owners in the last century to the modern realisation that a great national industry needs cooperation guided by fair arbitration. The main purpose is to show the influence of the Association and how it has helped significantly in the general development of the printing industry. The book would be of interest to anyone who had been involved in the industry, and would be valuable to historians and students. The photos are revealing. ISBN: 0909801037. Our Book No: 29202. $30 AUD.

216. Hunt, John (1978). A Report on the Impact of Coal Mining on the Upper Hunter. City Not Stated: Hunter Regional Advisory Council. 127 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled (lightly rusted), card cover, very good condition, figures, tables, cyclostyled typewritten text, owner's written name. This report, commissioned by the Hunter Regional Advisory Council, was researched and written by consulting geologist and planner John Hunt. Our Book No: 13606. $30 AUD.

217. Hunt, Neil (1931). The Dole. Sydney: William Brooks & Co. Ltd. 105 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, original blue cloth cover (black lettering, faintly marked), edges lightly foxed, endpapers toned, minor edgewear. Romantic fiction centred around a former school teacher in N.S.W. Our Book No: 16491. $20 AUD.

218. Hunt, Neil (1933). Desert Law. Sydney: William Brooks & Co. Ltd. 132 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, original red cloth cover (black lettering, some light flecking), spine faintly faded, endpapers toned, minor edgewear. Australian romantic thriller, set in farwestern New South Wales on stations along the Darling River, and partly in Hollywood. Our Book No: 16492. $14 AUD.

219. Huson, Rae,Campbell, Peter (illustrator) (1971). Boat Day (Reprint ed) [Ready to Read Series]. Adelaide: Methuen Educational / Griffin Press (Printer). 60 pp. Paperback small octavo, flexible cover, very good condition, colour drawings, spine ends little scuffed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear corners, rubber stamps. The stories in this school reader for the Department of Education, New South Wales, are: No More Swimming, Boat Day, The Bluebird, The Circus, Wiri the Clown. (Originally published, 1964.). ISBN: 0423856308. Our Book No: 29790. $20 AUD.

220. Hutton, Ian (1991). Birds of Lord Howe Island: Past and Present (1st ed). Coffs Harbour, NSW: Ian Hutton. 154 pp. Hardback tall octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour text-photos, maps, minor edgewear jacket (tiny tear top corner front cover, spine lightly faded, lightly rubbed). This very special book details and illustrates, for the first time, all breeding species of birds, past and present. It also gives details about the history of bird collecting, the use of birds by residents of Lord Howe Island, and notes on locations of breeding colonies. ISBN: 0646026380. Our Book No: 26543. $20 AUD.

221. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education,Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1955). A Book to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, olive green flexible cover, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings, minor edgewear, school rubber stamps, minimal annotation (corner stripe first page). Estimated date: 1955 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl, boy, dog and child sitting on front steps (boy reading book). Our Book No: 2998. $15 AUD.

222. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education,Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1955). A Book to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, tan brown flexible cover (minor flecking, front cover faintly creased), stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings, minor edgewear & fraying. Estimated date: 1955 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl, boy, dog and child sitting on front steps (boy reading book). Our Book No: 4002. $15 AUD.

223. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education,Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1955). A Book to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, blue flexible cover (spine flecked, top corner tip creased front cover), stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings, minor edgewear & fraying. Estimated date: 1955 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl, boy, dog and child sitting on front steps (boy reading book). Our Book No: 4312. $15 AUD.

224. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education,Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1957). It's Fun to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 40 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, flexible red covers, stapled, colour drawings, minor edgewear, rubber stamps. This booklet is the third unit of a series issued by the N.S.W. Department of Education for kindergarten, first and second grades. The book introduces a new family whose activities extend beyond home and school. Cover design: large duck reading a book to a baby duck, chicken, puppy, and a kitten. (Estimated date, 1957, Trove catalogue. Cancelled stamps of school library. 1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 29104. $20 AUD.

225. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education,Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1960). My Story Book (3 Issues). Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). Each issue: 16 pp. Each issue: Paperback small wide octavo, good plus condition, stapled pamphlet (staples little rusted), colour drawings, some edgewear, school rubber stamps (no 1), owner's written name (no 2). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools: Volumes 1, 2 and 3. Stated as supplementary reading to "It's Fun to Read". Our Book No: 4304. $30 AUD.

226. Infants Reading Committee, Department of Education,Morris, Katherine (illustrator) (1962). Stories to Read. Sydney: Department of Education, New South Wales (NSW). 32 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, good plus condition, blue flexible cover (little flecked & marked), stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), colour drawings, tide marks bottom corner rear cover (previous water contact now dry), minor edgewear & fraying. Estimated date: 1962 (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Stories about the circus and the farm. Word list at the rear. Cover illustration: Girl and boy on roundabout horse. Our Book No: 1669. $15 AUD.

227. Inkson, Terry, Smith, Mike,Strachan, Katherine (2009). Garden Escapees & Other Weeds of Bushland & Reserves: A Responsible Gardening Guide for Sydney (1st ed). Sydney: Sydney Regional Weeds Advisory Committees / Great Lakes Council. 83 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. This booklet has been prepared for the Mid North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee, and the Councils and participating stakeholders of the Mid North Coast region (NSW). It has been adapted from the Great Lakes Council publication, and amendments to the text and graphics have been made by Frances Pike. Great for anyone with an interest in the many weeds that pop up in our gardens and public spaces. Our Book No: 29109. $18 AUD.

228. Interior, Department of the (1968). Wildlife in the A.C.T. Canberra: Department of the Interior. 48 pp. Paperback square small octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, tables, minor edgewear. This booklet has been designed to stimulate interest in the territory's wildlife, much of which - particularly the birds - can be seen inside the Canberra city boundary. Our Book No: 20719. $10 AUD.

229. Irving, Robert; Grant, Patrick (photographer) (2001). Twentieth Century Architecture in Wollongong. Wollongong, NSW: Wollongong City Council. 192 pp. Paperback large quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. This book portrays over 300 of the 20th-century buildings of compelling interest in the Wollongong area, from Helensburgh in the north to Windang in the south, from the mountains to the sea. Each listing is given a historical setting and described with architectural and anecdotal information and sensitive photos. Residents, visitors, architects, builders, students, teachers, journalists and real estate agents can discover the way Wollongong's distinctive building tradition unfolded in the remarkable century just ended. ISBN: 1875891102. Our Book No: 25464. $25 AUD.

230. Island Board, Lord Howe,Palm Nursery, Kentia (1994). The Kentia Palm of Lord Howe Island. Lord Howe Island: Lord Howe Island Board / Kentia Palm Nursery. 16 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers, cloth spine, very good plus condition, colour photos (mostly full-page), sepia (brown-tinted) photo, bottom corner front cover & flyleaf little creased, minimal edgewear, looseleaf addenda sheet. (Estimated date, 1994, addendum sheet.) This book is about the kentia palms of Lord Howe Island, off the New South Wales coast. The book also contains interesting information about the island which is the natural home of the Kentia palm found in many homes and hotels around the world. Our Book No: 28052. $25 AUD.

231. Israel, Glenis (2004). Artwise One: Visual Arts 7 - 10 (2nd, reprint ed). Brisbane, Milton: Jacaranda /John Wiley. 218 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos & boxes, art timeline endpapers, top corner one page creased (bookmarked), minor edgewear corner tips, previous owner's name texta inside front cover. Second edition. Illustrated school textbook written for visual arts students in New South Wales (NSW). In this new edition the material is thoroughly revised, updated and supplemented to meet the needs of the new Visual Arts Years 7-10 syllabus in NSW. The wide range of art forms is supplemented in this edition with new examples from design artists and works that use digital media. ISBN: 9780731401086. Our Book No: 29048. $30 AUD.

232. Jack, Ian R. (1990). Exploring the Hawkesbury (2nd ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 176 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, owner's written name. About the Hawkesbury Valley which is a unique heritage resource close to Sydney. The author spent a decade exploring along the river from Richmond to Wisemans Ferry, examining each major site in its historic context. There are 100 photos, almost all by the author, and maps and route descriptions which make the valley's hidden resources more accessible and comprehensive than before. ISBN: 0864173601. Our Book No: 28515. $10 AUD.

233. Jack, Ian R. (2010). Macquarie's Towns. Sydney: Heritage Council of New South Wales / Land and Property Management Authority. 160 pp. Hardback square folio, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, small bump bottom edge, minimal edgewear, copy 1. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book recognises and celebrates Governor Lachlan Macquarie's foresight and capability in the laying out of eight towns in New South Wales, as well as the amendments he made to the existing towns of Sydney and Parramatta, and the renaming of the streets of Newcastle. Separate chapters on Liverpool, Hawkesbury - Nepean, Windsor, Richmond, Wilberforce, Pitt Town, Castlereagh, Campbelltown, Bathurst, Newcastle, Parramatta, Sydney, and the Land and Property Management Authority. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781921121210. Our Book No: 17094. $80 AUD.

234. Jack, Ian R. (2010). Macquarie's Towns. Sydney: Heritage Council of New South Wales / Land and Property Management Authority. 160 pp. Hardback square folio, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, small bump bottom edge, minimal edgewear, copy 2. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book recognises and celebrates Governor Lachlan Macquarie's foresight and capability in the laying out of eight towns in New South Wales, as well as the amendments he made to the existing towns of Sydney and Parramatta, and the renaming of the streets of Newcastle. Separate chapters on Liverpool, Hawkesbury - Nepean, Windsor, Richmond, Wilberforce, Pitt Town, Castlereagh, Campbelltown, Bathurst, Newcastle, Parramatta, Sydney, and the Land and Property Management Authority. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781921121210. Our Book No: 17094A. $80 AUD.

235. Jacobson, O. F. (1997). Illawarra Mountain Railway, New South Wales (Reprint ed). Wollongong, NSW: Illawarra Historical Society. 64 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, card cover (stapled), black & white text-photos, map, glossy paper, minimal edgewear. ISBN: 0909164037. Our Book No: 17251. $15 AUD.

236. James, Neil (editor); Carr, Bob (foreword) (1999). Writers on Writing (1st ed). Sydney, Rushcutters Bay: Halstead Press. 157 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, faint foxing top edge. This book celebrates the NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Australia's largest and most comprehensive literary prizes. The speeches made at the Awards presentations are written here for the first time. ISBN: 0875684271. Our Book No: 26022. $15 AUD.

237. Jenkins, Yvonne (2008). Bowenfels: People, Places, Past and Present. Rydal, NSW: Yvonne Jenkins / Industrial Printing Co. (Printer). 183 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor bumping top edge, bottom corner rear cover creased, top corner front cover creased, white background rear cover little rubbed & marked, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark rear cover. The author has collected information about the people who established and developed the areas that are now the southern and western suburbs of Lithgow, New South Wales (west of Sydney). In the introduction, she states that her interest in the history of Bowenfels began when she came to the area in 1940. There is much that will be of interest about the early history of a charming part of New South Wales. Our Book No: 29270. $35 AUD.

238. Jinks, Brian (2010). Gulgong's Gold Commissioner: The Story of Rolf Boldrewood and Robbery Under Arms (Reprint ed). Lithgow, NSW: Brian Jinks. 25 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white text-photos. This pamphlet is a detailed report on Thomas Alexander Browne's troubled period as Gold Commissioner in the new goldfields at Gulgong (NSW) from 1871. He is better known by his pseudonym "Rolf Boldrewood" as the author of the classic early Australian novel "Robbery Under Arms". ISBN: 0975752510. Our Book No: 16818. $16 AUD.

239. Jobson, Frederick J. (1862). Australia: With Notes by the Way on Egypt, Ceylon, Bombay, and the Holy Land (3rd ed). London: Hamilton, Adams & Co. 281 pp. Hardback small (18.7 x 13.0 cm), very good condition, rebound in brown vinyl cloth, new endpapers, colour engraving frontispiece, adverts, pages & endpapers lightly toned, minimal faint foxing, minor edgewear, copy 1. The diaries of husband (Wesleyan minister) and his wife, describing travels in Australia (Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania) during the 1850s and 1860s. Plus a description of travel to Asia and the Middle East when sailing to and from Australia. At rear: adverts for his other books (6p). Our Book No: 21798. $15 AUD.

240. Johnstone, Geoffrey (2010). The Gumtree Pulpit. Port Stephens, Karuah, Tahlee, NSW: Geoffrey Johnstone. 218 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, about 2010, Trove catalogue.) Australian pastor shares some of the best stories from the Bible which he loves to share. He has pastored in five churches in Queensland and Victoria, and is currently project officer at Tahlee Ministries, near Port Stephens, New South Wales. ISBN: 9780646474670. Our Book No: 16388. $30 AUD.

241. Jones, Shar (1984). Let There Be Light: The Development of Domestic Lighting in New South Wales 1788 - 1904 (1st ed). Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 16 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card cover, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-illustrations, minor edgewear, few light creases covers, few impressions front cover. Published in conjunction with an exhibition "Lights and Loos" at Elizabeth Bay House, Sydney, November, 1984. ISBN: 0949754254. Our Book No: 27271. $10 AUD.

242. Kaaten, Sverre (1981). 52 Years of Skiing In Australia through Norwegian Eyes. Sydney, Redfern: David Boyce Publishers & Associates. 144 + 8 pp. Hardback small oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) photos (including endpapers), colour photos at rear, minor edgewear jacket. This fascinating book is about his childhood in Norway. In 1928 he came to Australia, and spent the next 50 years dedicating himself to skiing in his adopted country, He is a professional man, and semi-retired now, but he still loves skiing in Australia. He started the first uphill transportation service in the Snowy Mountains: a small fleet of snowmobiles. The many photos in the book help to bring the story alive. ISBN: 0909682070. Our Book No: 29905. $80 AUD.

243. Kable, Paul,Whittaker, June (2007). Damned Rascals? A Chronicle of Henry and Susannah Kable 1764 - 1846 (1st ed). Sutton, NSW: Kable Pictorial. 171 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour plates, slight bump base spine, top corner tips covers & pages lightly creased, minor edgewear. This book is about Henry and Susannah Kable, and their experience of crime, punishment and transportation, followed by their marriage, brushes with the law, their employment, possessions and commerce. Their story is set in the time of early settlement of Sydney and the region. The authors have published their family history hoping that family members and anyone interested in early colonial history will gain enjoyment from these primary documents. The chronicle is a tribute to a remarkable couple who are their forebears. The many documents and photos (plates) help to bring this important part of our history to life. ISBN: 9780646480831. Our Book No: 29330. $100 AUD.

244. Kelen, Kit (editor),Kent, Jean (editor) (2014). A Slow Combusting Hymn: Poetry from and about Newcastle and the Hunter Region. Bulahdelah, NSW: Association of Stories (ASM) / Cerberus Press. 328 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), pale grey top edge, very good condition, top corner rear cover little bumped, minor edgewear. A poetic book of words for and from a place. The poems are based in the Hunter Region of NSW, centered on the city of Newcastle. The 64 authors express their own sense of time and their own sense of belonging (or not). ISBN: 9789996542718. Our Book No: 29242. $28 AUD.

245. Kennedy, Liza,Group, Western Heritage (contributors) (2013). Yamakarra! Liza Kennedy and the Keewong Mob (1st ed). Wilcannia, NSW: Western Heritage Group. 280 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, few black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minor edgewear, autograph (written names of team members). Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is built on the memories of Liza Kennedy (1902 - 1996). It celebrates a group of Aboriginal people whose country is between Cobar, Wilcannia and Ivanhoe in farwestern NSW. This wonderful book by the Western Heritage Group Team, is packed with stories and beautiful art work. ISBN: 9780980594720. Our Book No: 28166. $50 AUD.

246. Kenny, Judy (2007). A Footprint on the Sands of Time: Francis Benedict Kenny 1854 - 1925: Lawyer, Alderman & Mayor Bathurst 1881 - 1925 (1st ed). NSW: Judy Kenny. 106 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, few colour photos, sepia (brown-tinted) photos, generation chart inside front cover, sepia (brown-coloured) photo inside rear cover, reproductions of death certificate & letters, tiny scuff top of spine, minor edgewear. This story of Francis Benedict Kenny has been written by his granddaughter. The story includes larger forces of social change that involve all generations. The book has many photos and a genealogy chart which helps to tell this fascinating story of a man who was accepted and welcomed into his community (Bathurst, New South Wales). Includes generation chart and reproductions of death certificate & letters. ISBN: 9780646469287. Our Book No: 27671. $35 AUD.

247. Kent, David,Townsend, Norma (2002). The Convicts of the Eleanor: Protest in Rural England, New Lives in Australia. London / Sydney: Merlin Press / Pluto Press. 305 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. This book adds new dimensions to both the history of rural protest in Wessex and the little understood workings of the convict system in New South Wales. Part 1 examines the circumstances of the English protests during 1830 and the reasons for the severe sentences. Part 2 traces the stages by which the exiles rebuilt their lives in New South Wales in an alien and alienating environment. ISBN: 1864031727. Our Book No: 20968. $25 AUD.

248. Kinsman, Mary (2007). Joshua Bray: A Tweed Valley Pioneer. Sydney, Chatswood: Bannerman Bros. 92 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, few black & white drawings, few full-page single-colour photos (including inside covers), laminate coating lifting from bottom corner rear cover, minor edgewear, autograph (written dedication by author) on title page. This book looks at the life of Joshua & Gertrude Bray. The Bray family contributed to the settlement and the growth of the Tweed Valley in New South Wales. Their descendants live in many parts of the world, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy and in nearly every Australian state. The authors' grandsons Andrew and Alastair Bannerman have taken great pride in publishing this very special biography. Our Book No: 28865. $30 AUD.

249. Kirkwood, Ian,Ford, Christopher (2001). Newcastle: New Century, New Horizons (1st ed). Sydney: Focus Publishing. 192 pp. Hardback square quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour text-photos (some full-page), minimal edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This very special book written and photographed by Novocastrians, showcases the advantages Newcastle and the Hunter offer business. It highlights the region as a centre for educational excellence as well as its growing strengths in areas such as new media, information technology, wine and aquaculture and traditional strengths in steel, power, mining and agriculture. ISBN: 1875359850. Our Book No: 24931. $20 AUD.

250. Kleiman, Allan,Miller, Michele (1992). Blue Sky Blue Bush and Silver: A Guide to the Art, Artists and Galleries of Broken Hill, Australia. Melbourne: Blue Bush Press. 72 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos, few black & white photos, maps, foldout, tiny crush fore-edge rear cover & last page, minor edgewear. This book tells the story of New South Wales' oldest regional art gallery. The gallery was opened by the Governor General Lord Northcote on 11th October, 1904. Some of the local artists featured in the guide are: Pro Hart, Eric McCormick, Badger Bates, Phil Jones, Jack Absalom, Peter Anderson, Hugh Schulz, Raylee-Marie Hart, Eric Dalby, and Betty Smith. Each story has a photo of the artist and some of their work. ISBN: 0646115154. Our Book No: 29148. $30 AUD.

251. Koch, Christopher (2007). The Memory Room (1st ed). London: Jonathan Cape. 432 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket (few light impressions & marks rear cover), minor tide marks reverse side jacket (previous water contact now dry), untrimmed fore-edge. This Australian novel interweaves the personal and the political lives of three people. Vincent and Erika share a private world of fantasy and ritual. Vincent and his easygoing friend Derek aim to enter Foreign Affairs. The fantasies of youth have become reality for Vincent and Erika, but they lead to a tragic end. It is left to Derek, who inherits Vincent's diaries, to contemplate their story. The author has written an intense psychological study of the mentality and motivations of a secret intelligence operative. The novel is set in Tasmania, and then China and Canberra. ISBN: 9780224084932. Our Book No: 28329. $20 AUD.

252. 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. $35 AUD.

253. Kolenberg, Hendrick; Mortimer, Niki (editor),Thompson, Jennifer (editor) (2005). Limited Editions Arthur Boyd in Print: A Bundanon Travelling Exhibition. West Cambewarra, NSW: Bundanon Trust. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour & black & white paintings, minimal edgewear. (Edition of 1200 copies.) This art exhibition, curated by Mortimer and Thompson, focuses on (and illuminates) his genius as an artist in all mediums. This beautiful catalogue records an historic gathering of Arthur Boyd's prints. The catalogue goes through his printmaking career from the early 1960s, when he embarked on his first series of etchings, through to the collagraphs and etchings of the 1990s. (A collagraph is a painting on a rigid substrate such as wood or paperboard.). ISBN: 095794652X. Our Book No: 25904. $35 AUD.

254. Laffan, Tony (2009). How Orange Was My Valley? Protestant Sectarianism and the Loyal Orange Lodges of Australia's Hunter Valley, 1869 - 1959. Singleton, NSW: Toiler Editions. 198 pp. Paperback folio (large format), very good plus condition, black & white drawings. The Loyal Orange Institution (LOI), a Protestant political activist association opposed to Catholics, has not been studied in Australia. Based on newspaper archives from the Newcastle and Hunter districts (NSW), with access permitted to LOI archival material. ISBN: 9780958545938. Our Book No: 14134. $35 AUD.

255. Lang, John George (1989). Legends of Australia: Frederick Charles Howard. Canberra, Cook: Mulini Press. 144 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings including frontispiece, small dent spine, covers little rubbed, minor edgewear. The basis of this historical Australian novel is of a young aristocrat convicted of murdering his father-in-law and transported to Botany Bay. This tale does not depict him as the innocent, hard done by, hero of later novels. His beautiful young wife chased after him, arrived in Sydney, and then had a cross-country ride to Bong Bong in an open mail coach driven by a larrikin character called John Smith. This tale is enjoyable and gives a true picture of Australia in the 1830s. Written by the first native-born Australian novelist. ISBN: 094991018X. Our Book No: 29769. $30 AUD.

256. Lang, John George (1994). Botany Bay, or True Tales of Early Australia [Australian Books on Demand, no. 8]. Canberra, Cook: Mulini Press. 122 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, frontispiece, minor edgewear, minimal scuffs front cover, minimal biro annotation. A series of tales about the convict period of early Australia. They are fictionalized true stories mostly about convicts. The stories are about ghosts, murders and currency lads, and include some of the women who made good in the young colony of New South Wales. One of the 'legends' is about the builder who brought out soil from Ireland to keep the snakes away because Saint Patrick got rid of the snakes from Ireland. These stories are an important part of Australia's heritage. (Single biro correction in Introduction by book collector Alan Ivey.). ISBN: 0949910406. Our Book No: 29811. $25 AUD.

257. Lang, John George (2005). Further Tales from Botany Bay (New ed) [Australian Books on Demand, no. 22]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 133 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, frontispiece, minor edgewear, 1 biro correction rear of book, previous owners note inside front cover. The author wrote many stories published in English and Indian periodicals and newspapers. Most of these stories have not been republished. This collection (1836 - 1860) brings together his other Australian short stories. The author describes how as a young boy he went fishing on the harbour with Bungaree and his two wives. The story is set during the author's boyhood in Sydney in the 1820s. A voyage up the east coast of Australia through the Great Barrier Reef and then through Torres Strait describes John Lang's voyage to India in 1842. It is one of the earliest descriptions of such a voyage and has many incidents, shipwrecks, sharks and hostile natives. ISBN: 9780975723243. Our Book No: 29812. $20 AUD.

258. Langman, Adrienne (2007). Choosing Eden: The Real Dirt on the Coming Energy Crisis (1st ed). Sydney: Random House. 282 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, top corner front cover creased, crease front cover. She left a comfortable lifestyle in Sydney to set her family up on a 12-acre block in Nana Glen in northern New South Wales (NSW). Their aim is to establish a fully self-sustaining food farm, as quickly as they can, that will provide for them and their family in the uncertain years ahead. ISBN: 9781741665499. Our Book No: 24747. $16 AUD.

259. Larkins, John (1980). Story of The Snowy Mountains: Its History and People. Sydney: Reed. 80 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (minor foxing reverse side), bottom edge lightly rubbed, spine ends lightly scuffed, faint foxing edges. The author tells the amazing story of the Snowy Mountains Scheme to build hydroelectric power stations. The photos enhance this book as a splendid look at the people's hard-won heritage. ISBN: 0589502018. Our Book No: 25023. $20 AUD.

260. Lenehan, S. A. (Sidney A.) (1965). Composition: The Open Door to Upper Primary and First Year Composition. Sydney, Rockdale: School Projects. 64 pp. Paperback, card cover, good condition, faint tide marks edges many pages & rear cover (previous water contact now dry), otherwise very good condition. Estimated date: 1960s (Trove catalogue). Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Scarce: No copies listed for sale for over 5 years. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 2387. $10 AUD.

261. Lhuede, Valerie (2007). Yerranderie is My Dreaming (1st ed). Sydney, Millers Point: Valued Books. 344 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, maps, minimal edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). (No 275 of a limited first edition of 1000 copies.). A very unusual ghost story. In this saga of early Australiana, the lives and loves of English, French and Aborigines are skilfully interwoven. The author bought a former mining town which is now a ghost town, in the Burragorang Valley on the edge of the Southern Blue Mountains of New South Wales. The past comes to life again as characters speak from the records, or where these are missing, from the informed imagination of the writer. Pictures illustrate the text. The author hopes that readers will be inspired to do their own research if they are not sure how much is true or imagined by the author. ISBN: 0646398016. Our Book No: 29038. $40 AUD.

262. Lindsay, Jake,Hartin, Murray (1996). Showtime! (Photographs and Memories of the Royal Easter Show). Sydney, Rosebery: Portseat Pty Ltd. Unnum 128 pp. Paperback small folio, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos (some full-page), minimal edgewear. This photoessay documents the people who ran, participated in, and attended Sydney's famous Royal Agricultural Show in 1996 at Moore Park. (The show later moved to the western suburbs.). ISBN: 0646295632. Our Book No: 15392. $20 AUD.

263. Lishmund, S. R., Dawood, A. D.,Langley, W. V. (1986). The Limestone Deposits of New South Wales (2nd ed) [Geological Survey of New South Wales Mineral Resources Publication]. Sydney: Department of Mineral Resources. 373 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, black & white figures & text-photos, maps, corner tips covers & spine little creased, spine ends little bumped, covers little scratched, minimal foxing, base of spine slightly scuffed, rear cover lightly marked, minor edgewear. Second edition. This report is a summary of available geological information on the known limestone deposits of New South Wales. This report has revised, updated information on the stratigraphic and tectonic setting of the limestone deposits, and gives additional data on faunal assemblages, chemical analyses, and limestone resources. There are maps of the more important deposits, and the more important limestone-bearing regions. The photos have been taken by the authors during the course of this work. Our Book No: 29354. $40 AUD.

264. Lithgow, Geoffrey W. (1961). Mootwingee: An Aboriginal Garden of Eden. Broken Hill, NSW: Progressive Press. Unnum 30 pp. Paperback trade, card cover, stapled pamphlet, good condition, black & white photos, map, staples little rusted, covers & pages lightly toned, light foxing inside covers & title page & last page, minor insect damage front cover, minor edgewear corners, bookplate inside front cover. From the title page: "An introduction to the botany, geology, natural history and archaeology of this Aboriginal retreat in Australia." This study is a general survey designed to appeal to anyone wanting to know a little about this fascinating part of Australia (Broken Hill). Our Book No: 29225. $18 AUD.

265. Littlejohn, R. A. (1970). Early Murrumburrah: Historical Notes. Harden, NSW: Harden-Murrumburrah Historical Society. 46 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map rear cover, minor creasing covers, faint sticker mark first page, owner's written name whited out. Estimated date: 1970, Trove catalogue. ISBN: 0959531300. Our Book No: 15041. $18 AUD.

266. MacCowan, Ian (1992). The Tramways of New South Wales: A Pictorial and Detailed History of the Horse, Steam, Cable and Electric Passenger Tramways in the First Formed State of Australia (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Oakleigh: Ian A. MacCowan. 152 pp. Paperback large quarto (29.5 x 21 cm), very good plus condition, black & white & colour text-photos, maps, rubber stamp. An amazingly detailed pictorial history of the long-gone tramways of New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0949600253. Our Book No: 12570. $22 AUD.

267. Mackaness, George (editor) (1965). Fourteen Journeys Over the Blue Mountains of New South Wales 1813 - 1841. Sydney: Horwitz - Grahame. 273 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, jacket little marked (base spine stained, edgewear, small edge tears), edges lightly foxed, owner's written name. Collected and edited, with notes and commentary by George Mackaness. Originally published separately in three limited edition monographs. Only two main routes lead west from Sydney - Blaxland's over the Blue Mountains (followed by road and rail) and Bell's Line over the Kurrajong and along the northern side of the Grose Valley, which for many years had been a rough stock route. The present volume gathers the first-hand narratives of 14 parties who recorded their experiences over the two tracks that led to the opening of the great pastoral lands of Western New South Wales. One of the accounts is by Charles Darwin who visited Australia during his Beagle voyage. the others include the early explorers Blaxland, Evans and Macquarie - as well as settlers such as Mrs Meredith. Our Book No: 17260. $20 AUD.

268. Mackaness, George (editor) (1978). Fourteen Journeys Over the Blue Mountains of New South Wales 1813 - 1841 (3 parts) [Australian Historical Monographs]. Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 98 + 102 + 75 pp. Each booklet: Paperback trade, flexible card covers, stapled, very good condition, minor edgewear. Part 1: cover corner creased. Collected and edited, with notes and commentary by George Mackaness. Originally published in 3 parts in 1950-51, and here reissued in 3 parts. Only two main routes lead west from Sydney - Blaxland's over the Blue Mountains (followed by road and rail), and Bell's Line over the Kurrajong and along the northern side of the Grose Valley, which for many years had been a rough stock route. Gathers the first-hand narratives of 14 parties who recorded their experiences over the two tracks that led to the opening of the great pastoral lands of Western New South Wales. The 14 reports are: Blaxland, Evans, Cox, Macquarie, Antill, Quoy, Gaudichaud & Pellion, Mrs Hawkins, Barron Field, D'Urville & Lesson, Anonymous, Backhouse, Charles Darwin (during his voyage on the Beagle), Mrs Louisa Anne Meredith, and Mrs Sophie Stanger. Our Book No: 13362. $20 AUD.

269. MacKellar, Maggie (2010). When It Rains (A Memoir) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Vintage Books / Random House. 223 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages little toned as usual, front cover little creased near spine, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name title page). The author lost her husband in tragic circumstances (suicide), and then her mother died suddenly of aggressive cancer. She tells her story about moving with her two young children to the family farm in central western New South Wales (NSW). The farm is a healing place for the family, as they battle heat and drought, and become involved with the horses, sheep, ducks and chickens. The family learn to move forward one step at a time. ISBN: 9781741669602. Our Book No: 26073. $15 AUD.

270. Maguire, Marie (1985). Where Sheep Once Grazed: A Town Emerging on Land where Sheep Once Grazed (1st ed) [Leeton]. Leeton, NSW: B. H. Maguire. 104 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark flyleaf. The author explores some of the events which coloured Leeton's history and influenced the town and district in rural New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0959090614. Our Book No: 21581. $12 AUD.

271. Maiden, J. H. (1920). The Weeds of New South Wales: Part 1. Sydney: William Appelgate Gullick, Government Printer. 142 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, red brown cloth cover (gilt lettering), very good condition, full-page black & white drawings, colour plates (including frontispiece), free flyleaves lightly toned, pages faintly toned as usual, minimal foxing, spine ends little worn, minor edgewear, correction slip tipped in. An exceptional guide to weeds by the Government botanist of New South Wales (NSW). Part 1 is the only published part. Our Book No: 12789. $40 AUD.

272. Main Roads, Department of; McKell, W. J. (preface) (1946). The Hawkesbury River Bridge: Pacific Highway (Vital Link with our Industrial North). [Sydney]: [Department of Main Roads]. 24 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, colour drawings (including inside covers), map, minimal edgewear. An anonymous undated pamphlet celebrating the magnificent new bridge over the Hawkesbury River at Brooklyn, north of Sydney. Estimated date, 1946, as the bridge opened on July 1 that year. Preface by W. J. McKell, premier and colonial treasurer of New South Wales (headed: “A story of progress and achievement”). Our Book No: 17407. $30 AUD.

273. Malouf, David (1997). The Conversations at Curlow Creek. Sydney: Vintage. 214 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, edges lightly toned, spine & nearby front cover creased, minor edgewear. Winner of the 1996 international impact Dublin Literary award. About an escaped convict turned bushranger and the officer who is to oversee his execution. The story is set in New South Wales in the 1820s. ISBN: 0099744015. Our Book No: 25480. $10 AUD.

274. 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.

275. Manning, Paddy (2013). Boganaire: The Rise and Fall of Nathan Tinkler. Melbourne: Black Inc. 289 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. Hunter Valley (Newcastle, NSW) mine electrician Nathan Tinkler borrowed big in 2005, made a fortune from several speculative coal plays, and by 2011 was a self-made billionaire. However, his reluctance to pay his debts were making him enemies. He lived the high life, buying luxury homes, private jets, sports cars and football teams, and splurging massively to build a horseracing empire. But his business model worked only in a rising market. When coal prices slumped in 2012, Tinkler had no cash flow to service his massive borrowings and no allies to help him recover. Within months he was trying desperately to stave off his creditors. In this impressive biography, leading business writer Paddy Manning relates Tinkler's meteoric rise to wealth, and his equally rapid downfall. ISBN: 9781863956284. Our Book No: 16023. $20 AUD.

276. Martin, James; Crittenden, Victor (introduction, notes) (1991). Escape from Botany Bay 1791 (New ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 9 pp. Paperback large octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white drawings, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. In March 1791, eleven people escape from the colony at Sydney, New South Wales. Nine of the escapees were convicts and two were small children. One of the convicts was Mary Bryant who, with her husband and two children, made the epic voyage from Sydney to Timor. This is the only account written by one of those who escaped. They arrived in Timor after many adventures and narrow escapes from disasters, only to be caught by Captain Edwards on his way back to England from Tahiti. The death of some of the escapees and the final freedom of those who survived due to James Boswell's efforts in England concludes this legendary but true tale of early Australia. The author was a Devon man sentenced to seven years for stealing. ISBN: 0949910325. Our Book No: 29772. $20 AUD.

277. Martin, Mandy, Sinclair, Paul (text),Haynes, Peter (editor); Fitzhardinge, Guy (environmental context) (1996). Tracts: Back O' Bourke. Canberra: Environment Trusts, New South Wales Government. 44 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page colour reproductions, covers little scuffed & scratched, small sticker mark front cover, faint foxing inside front cover & title page, minor edgewear. In 1995 Mandy Martin, artist and lecturer at the School of Art, Australian National University, was awarded an Environmental Education Trust Grant by the Minister for the Environment, New South Wales, to undertake a project to produce an exhibition of paintings and drawings to tour the Murray-Darling Basin. The written text makes up the other major creative element of the project. ISBN: 0646305352. Our Book No: 27387. $15 AUD.

278. Mass, Nuri,Kubbos, Vivien (illustrator) (1993). The Wizard of Jenolan. Sydney, Chatswood: Just Solutions. 60 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings (some full-page). This enchanting children's picture story was first published in 1946. It is about Thel's visit to the crystalline wonders of Jenolan Caves, in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. This magical adventure story was brought back to life when a father was inspired by his daughter's visit to the caves in 1991. His remembered the unassuming and enchanting little book from his childhood, and so he republished it. The text has been rewritten. The beautiful illustrations make this a wonderful book for children of any age. ISBN: 0646144278. Our Book No: 20945. $20 AUD.

279. Mayo, Kent (1993). She'll Be Right, Mate - Tools That Shaped Australia: An Exhibition by Uralla Historical Society at McCrossin's Mill, Uralla, NSW. Uralla, NSW: Kent Mayo / Uralla Historical Society. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, pale yellow paper, printed one side page only, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Our Book No: 12706. $15 AUD.

280. McBride, Terence (1987-1991). C. G. Jung Society of Sydney, New South Wales, Newsletter (11 issues). Sydney: C. G. Jung Society of Sydney. Each issue: 14-18 pp. Each issue: Quarto magazine format, stapled top left corner, very good condition. Our Book No: 13527. $30 AUD.

281. McBryde, Isabel (editor) (1978). Records of Times Past: Ethnohistorical Essays on the Culture and Ecology of the New England Tribes [Ethnohistorical Series]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). 286 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, card covers, black & white text-photos, tables, figures, colour frontispiece, maps, rear pages cream paper, base spine little bumped, bottom edge rubbed, minor edgewear. Heavy. The essays in this book discuss the Aboriginal culture in the New England region of New South Wales (NSW) in the contact period and the last decades of the 19th century. The editor of the essays has an interest in the ethnohistory of New England through her own research into the prehistory of the region. ISBN: 0855750677. Our Book No: 28040. $70 AUD.

282. McBurney, Yvonne (1989). Burrawang and Beyond (3rd ed). Dubbo, NSW: Yvonne McBurney. 40 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, publisher sticker, sticker mark front cover. Third edition. Biography of the McGrath family, who helped found the town of Burrawang, NSW, plus details about other nearby towns in the Southern Highlands (such as Berrima). ISBN: 0908053118. Our Book No: 11015. $10 AUD.

283. McCubbin, Wilma,McCubbin, Ken (2010). Our Place: Curragh, Dunnwell, Glynburn, Pucawan and Quandary. Temora, NSW: Council of the Shire of Temora Heritage Committee. 416 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear corners. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is collection of stories, newspaper articles, drawings and photos from the Curragh, Dunnwell, Glynburn, Pucawan and Quandary areas (Temora Council, rural New South Wales). It is also the history of five schools and districts. The book is published 100 years after the opening of the Pucawan Hall and also 100 years after the auction of the 114 blocks of land which were to be the township of Quandary. ISBN: 9780975243657. Our Book No: 27935. $25 AUD.

284. McCullough, Dale R.,McCullough, Yvette (2000). Kangaroos in Outback Australia: Comparative Ecology and Behavior of Three Coexisting Species. New York: Columbia University Press. 308 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, tables. Two American researchers study three coexisting kangaroo species (red, eastern grey, western grey) in Yathong Nature Reserve, western New South Wales. They have previously studied coexisting deer populations in North America. ISBN: 0231119178. Our Book No: 8254. $15 AUD.

285. McDonald, Bob,Steel, Zachary (1997). Immigrants and Mental Health: An Epidemiological Analysis (1st ed). Sydney, Parramatta: Transcultural Mental Health Centre, Cumberland Hospital. 309 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, tables, figures, minor edgewear, light foxing edges. Using rigorous statistical methodologies, this book provides a detailed analysis of four major datasets in New South Wales. The results of these analyses will be of interest to decision makers and policy analysts, mental health managers and other health service providers, NESB communities and community organisations, as well as researchers in the area of transcultural mental health, both within Australia and overseas. ISBN: 0646329359. Our Book No: 24260. $35 AUD.

286. McDonald, D. I. (1990). The Shire of Harden: A History of Local Government 1890 - 1990. Harden, NSW: Harden Shire Council. 102 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, sticker mark front cover, minor fading front cover. This centenary tribute reports on the formation and early years of local government in both the Municipality and Shire of Harden, central New South Wales. ISBN: 0731681088. Our Book No: 24945. $30 AUD.

287. McDonald, Ross (2010). On Solid Rock: A History of Christ Church Lavender Bay (1st stated ed). Sydney: Ross McDonald. 249 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black boards (gilt lettering front & spine), black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket, faint foxing top edge. The story of Christ Church, Lavender Bay, which originated as a Sunday school conducted by the colonial artist and local resident, Conrad Martens in the Church of England school hall in Union street, North Sydney. Almost 13 years went by before their plans to make this a permanent Christ Church were realized and the first service was on 1st June 1872. This wonderful book has many photos and details of the work that has gone into preserving this site as Christ Church. (Loosely inserted: Appendix 1, p. 209.). ISBN: 9780646535623. Our Book No: 29610. $40 AUD.

288. McDonald, W. G. (editor) (1979). Earliest Illawarra By Its Explorers & Pioneers (Reprint ed). [Wollongong]: Illawarra Historical Society. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, light wear base spine, staples lightly rusted, spine lightly rubbed, minor foxing few pages, edges lightly toned. This very informative booklet was published to commemorate the sesquicentenary (150th anniversary) of settlement in the Illawarra region, surrounding Wollongong, New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0909164053. Our Book No: 26539. $15 AUD.

289. McFadyen, Kerry; Wran, Neville (foreword) (1999). Pinetrees Lord Howe Island 1842 - 1992: A Brief History of the Andrews-Nichols-Kirby Families (Reprint ed). Lord Howe Island: Pinetrees. 76 pp. Paperback small oblong, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minimal edgewear. This very special family history was written to celebrate 150 years of the authors' family, who, together with all the other families and their descendants have taken their stewardship of the Island seriously. There are references in the literature to conservation measures taken by the Islanders as early as 1869. ISBN: 0646101897. Our Book No: 27139. $15 AUD.

290. McHarg, Jack (1994). History of Sydney Legacy 1986 - 1996. Sydney: Legacy Club of Sydney. 172 pp. Paperback small octavo, card covers, very good condition, small mark fore-edge rear cover & last few pages, minor edgewear corners, old price marks, autograph (author's written dedication). The late Legatee Fred McAlister's "History of Legacy in NSW" covered a period of 60 years. This present volume deals only with Sydney Legacy and attempts to update its various activities over the decade 1986 - 1996. (No ISBN printed in book.) SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 22458. $10 AUD.

291. McKenzie, Janet; Keating, Paul (foreword) (1994). Arthur Boyd at Bundanon. London: Academy Editions. 128 pp. Paperback large wide quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour reproductions (few black & white), few colour photos, corner tips front cover little creased, tiny scuff spine ends, inner hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. About the historic property Bundanon (not to be confused with the town of Bundanoon), on the Shoalhaven River near Nowra on the South Coast of New South Wales, which in 1993, Arthur Boyd gave to the people of Australia. Arthur Boyd's vision was for the property to become an artistic haven. Examines the relationship Arthur Boyd has had with the Shoalhaven River in the past 20 years. The author has been assisted by the National Gallery of Australia and Arthur Boyd himself, in researching the artist's work inspired by Bundanon. ISBN: 1854903381. Our Book No: 29188. $35 AUD.

292. McKillop, Robert F. (editor) (1998). Railfan's Handbook New South Wales (1st stated ed). Sydney, Redfern: Australian Railway Historical Society, NSW Division. 80 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, inside front cover lightly foxed, crease front cover, minor edgewear. The purpose of this book is to provide a guide to railway operations in New South Wales for both the experienced railfan and the not-so-knowledgeable. The handbook provides details of passenger and freight services, locomotives and rolling stock, the rail tourist lines and museums, the heritage aspects of the NSW railways and detailed lineside guides to features of interest and photo locations. Produced by the same publisher of Railway Digest. ISBN: 0909650438. Our Book No: 25476. $20 AUD.

293. McMahon, Don S.; McMahon, Jill (illustrator) (1992). Eucalypts for Enthusiasts: A Guide to the Identification of Eucalypts Found in South-Eastern Australia (2nd ed). Melbourne: Don S. McMahon. 128 pp. Paperback small wide trade, very good condition, recycled paper, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, small sticker mark rear cover. The purpose of this book is to provide a key to be used in the identification of the eucalypts of south-eastern Australia. The author states that the key can only be used for eucalypts native to that region. It will not be appropriate for garden species growing in southeastern Australia whose origins are in other regions of Australia. A very useful reference book for botanists, apiarists, seed collectors, horticulturists, oil distillers and tree lovers. ISBN: 0646023721. Our Book No: 29235. $30 AUD.

294. McNab, Duncan (2006). The Dodger: Inside the World of Roger Rogerson (1st ed). Sydney: Macmillan. 287 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, faint foxing edges, minor creasing covers, minor edgewear. This book is a behind-the-scenes look at Roger Rogerson and the New South Wales police culture that created him. Written by a former Sydney detective, now a journalist, who knows the world of Australia's most notorious ex-policeman. Tells the story of a good detective turned bad, and of cases that have become part of Australian criminal legend. ISBN: 9781405037518. Our Book No: 29764. $15 AUD.

295. McNicol, Steve (1992). Yass Railway Album (1st ed). Adelaide, Elizabeth: Railmac Publications. 20 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, spine little rubbed & creased, minor edgewear. This booklet has been produced as a companion to the Railmac publication Yass Railway Portfolio. A collection of photos of the much-loved railway line and the classical Yass Junction station over the past 30 years. ISBN: 0949817902. Our Book No: 29771. $15 AUD.

296. Meagher, Brian E. (2016). Family of Richard Henry Bingham Sr and Wife, Emma Starkey from Birmingham, England (Also Hardman Appendix): Book 3. Springwood, NSW: Brian Meagher. 68 pp. Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, diagrams, minor edgewear. The author is the great-great-grandson of Richard Hardman Bingham (1886 - 1947). The purpose of the book is to provide the Bingham family with their history. This Bingham Book no. 3) concerns his mother's paternal side. The other side of his parents, Edward Meagher and Aileen Bingham, are included in three other books. ISBN: 9780994190222. Our Book No: 29554. $18 AUD.

297. Meddleton, Ivor G. (1969). Read and Think: Graded Projects in Reading for Understanding: Book 4 (Reprint ed). Sydney: School Projects. 88 pp. Paperback wide trade, card cover, good condition, small edge tears few pages, few pencil impressions front cover, minor edgewear. Children's reader for New South Wales (NSW) schools. Our Book No: 20737. $10 AUD.

298. Meredith, Mrs Charles [Louisa Anne],Barrow, John (1844). Notes and Sketches of New South Wales During a Residence in That Colony From 1839 to 1844 [with] The Life, Voyages, and Exploits of Sir Francis Drake [etc] (2 volumes in 1) (1st combined ed) [Murray's Colonial & Home Library]. London: John Murray. 164 +187 pp. Hardback small (18.4 x 13.0 cm), no jacket, very good condition, original red embossed cloth cover (rebacked, gilt spine lettering), edges & pages lightly toned, trace of foxing, minor edgewear, bookseller's sticker, bookplate. The first book is one the most penetrating and controversial descriptions of life in early Australia from a woman's viewpoint (when she was living at Homebush Bay, western Sydney). The second book is the second edition abridged story of Sir Francis Drake's life, voyages, and exploits. Publishers catalogue (Home and Colonial Library, 16p.) at rear. Our Book No: 21791. $120 AUD.

299. Middleton, Alex,Maning, Francis Beresford (1978). Bathurst and Western District Directory and Tourist's Guide And Gazetteer 1886 - 7 [etc] (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Library of Australian History. 145 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, embossed brown cloth cover (gilt spine lettering, embossed borders), adverts throughout, minimal foxing top edge, minimal edgewear, copy 1. (No 226 of a limited facsimile edition of 600 copies. Originally published, 1886.) Title continues: "Containing Alphabetical Directory for Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo, Blayney, Wellington & Molong, also Classified Trade and Professional Directory for Bathurst, Orange, and Dubbo." One of only three directories published prior to 1901 for this central New South Wales regional city. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0908120087. Our Book No: 16316. $25 AUD.

300. Middleton, Alex,Maning, Francis Beresford (1978). Bathurst and Western District Directory and Tourist's Guide And Gazetteer 1886 - 7 [etc] (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Library of Australian History. 145 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, embossed brown cloth cover (gilt spine lettering, embossed borders), adverts throughout, minimal edgewear, copy 2. (No 111 of a limited facsimile edition of 600 copies. Originally published, 1886.) Title continues: "Containing Alphabetical Directory for Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo, Blayney, Wellington & Molong, also Classified Trade and Professional Directory for Bathurst, Orange, and Dubbo." One of only three directories published prior to 1901 for this central New South Wales regional city. (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0908120087. Our Book No: 16316A. $25 AUD.

301. Middleton, Alex,Maning, Francis Beresford (1978). Bathurst and Western District Directory and Tourist's Guide And Gazetteer 1886 - 7 [etc] (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Library of Australian History. 145 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, blue cloth cover (gilt spine lettering, embossed borders), adverts throughout, minimal edgewear, owner’s written name. (No 585 of a limited facsimile edition of 600 copies. Originally published, 1886.) Title continues: "Containing Alphabetical Directory for Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo, Blayney, Wellington & Molong, also Classified Trade and Professional Directory for Bathurst, Orange, and Dubbo." One of only three directories published prior to 1901 for this central New South Wales regional city. (Most copies have a brown cloth cover, but this end-of-run copy has a blue cover.). ISBN: 0908120087. Our Book No: 17469. $25 AUD.

302. Miller, Claire (2005). Snowy River Story: The Grassroots Campaign to Save a National Icon. Sydney: ABC Books. 270 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. The author recounts the stirring tale of the small-town campaign by Dalgety and Orbost to restore water to the legendary river. The book is based on information and documents taken from many sources and examines the Snowy River, rather than the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme. ISBN: 073331533X. Our Book No: 21809. $15 AUD.

303. Miller, John (2004). Reminiscences of a Fun'gi: The Story of a Community that Mushroomed (1st stated ed) [Fungi]. Windsor, NSW: John Miller / Hawkesbury City Council. 257 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, card covers, black & white text-photos, slight creasing spine, bottom corner front cover creased, few marks bottom corners last few pages, minor edgewear. About the old and new migrant Australian men, women and their children who created a new farming industry with their bare hands in the Hawkesbury Valley and Hills District of New South Wales. Ernest Roy Sanders was the "Pioneer Founder of the Mushroom Industry" when in 1936 he established the first mushroom farm in the area at Oakville. On 26th January, 2004, Hawkesbury City Council, posthumously awarded Roy Sanders, who died in 1986, the Australia Day Commemorative Plaque for establishing an economically and environmentally sustainable agricultural crop to the benefit of the district. Describes the history, development and importance of the mushroom industry in the Hawkesbury from his perspective as a farmer in the Hawkesbury since 1955. This book will be of interest to anyone wanting to understand the future of agriculture in northwestern Sydney. ISBN: 0646434306. Our Book No: 29319. $80 AUD.

304. Mimmocchi, Denise (2012). Australian Symbolism: The Art of Dreams (1st ed). Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales. 158 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, as new condition, colour photos (paintings, some full-page). A book to accompany an art exhibition investigating symbolist art in Australia, including works by artists who trained or lived overseas and drew directly from European Symbolist genres. Provides a fresh context for the work of some of the most well-known artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, such as Rupert Bunny, Charles Conder, Bernard Hall, George Lambert, Sydney Long, Bertram Mackennal, Tom Roberts and Arthur Streeton - and brings to light some lesser known artists. ISBN: 9781741740769. Our Book No: 26160. $36 AUD.

305. Mitchell, Elyne (1947). Images in Water. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, top spine scuffed jacket (minor edgewear), top edge lightly foxed, pages faintly toned as usual, sticker mark front free flyleaf, owner's rubber stamp, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). The author of the Silver Brumby stories for young adults herein provides a series of sensitive essays about the Australian landscape she loves (mainly the Australian Alps and Upper Murray region). Our Book No: 15590. $40 AUD.

306. Mitchell, Elyne (1983). Chauvel Country: The Story of a Great Australian Pioneering Family. Melbourne: Macmillan. 299 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (front endpaper rubber stamps, little annotation, label remnants, embossed cloth cover), good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, speckled edges, map, spine moderately faded jacket (tape marks reverse side - covered by stickers), internally excellent. Elyne Mitchell is the author of the popular Silver Brumby novels for young adults. She is the daughter of General Sir Harry Chauvel of the Light Horse. This autobiographical book is the history of a family who came to Australia (from France via England) as pioneers, of individual members of that family, soldiers and sailors, who fought their battles in the far places of the Empire. There are memories of the WW1 (and her heroic father), and later memories of the Australian bush, snow-capped mountains, and the lonely years of WW2 when she ran her property while her husband was a prisoner of the Japanese in Changi. ISBN: 0333356365. Our Book No: 13822. $15 AUD.

307. Mitchell, Jean,Mitchell, Nancy (1992). A Mitchell Family on the Hawkesbury River. Gerringong, NSW: Jean Mitchell / Leader Printery Pty Ltd. 118 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, card covers, stapled (lightly rusted), black & white text-photos, maps, light creases & scratches covers & corners. This book commemorates the arrival of John and Jane Mitchell 7th January, 1842. The Mitchell family sailed from Liverpool, England on the "Marchioness of Bute" on 12th September, 1841 the voyage took 118 days. The author and her cousin, Nancy have done a lot of research to bring the Mitchell family history to print. The book records what little is known of the Mitchell family life in England and here in Australia. A map of the counties of England & Wales and a map of Hawkesbury are included. ISBN: 0646062484. Our Book No: 29332. $60 AUD.

308. Mitchell, Peggy (1987). A Place to Go: The Story of the After Care Association of N.S.W. Sydney, Leichhardt: After Care Association of N.S.W. 48 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), very good condition, glossy paper, black & white text-photos, cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. The history and development of this Australian association, which caters for the needs of patients discharged from psychiatric hospitals. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0731602250. Our Book No: 4517. $10 AUD.

309. Mitchell, Sir Thomas Livingstone (1965). Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, with Descriptions of the Recently Explored Region of Australia Felix, and of the Present Colony of New South Wales (2 volumes) (Facsimile ed) [Australiana Facsimile Editions, no. 18]. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA). 347 + 384 pp. Each volume: Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, green leatherette covers, gilt title spine, black & white sketches (including frontispiece), few colour sketches (v2 only), colour fold-out map at rear, edges lightly toned, top corners covers little bumped, owner's rubber stamp. Heavy (1.6 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This two-volume account of Eastern Australia was originally published in London by T. & W. Boone 1839. It was written by Thomas Mitchell, and describes his expeditions and discoveries into the interior of eastern Australia. Our Book No: 28618. $100 AUD.

310. Moor, Keith (2009). Crims in Grass Castles: The True Story of Trimbole, Mr Asia and the Disappearance of Donald Mackay (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group. 334 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, pages lightly toned, front cover little scuffed (title little rubbed), barcode sticker last page, minor edgewear. This is the true story of Trimbole: race-fixer, drug boss, Mafia figure, murder contractor, arms dealer. The author has found never-before-published material for this edition. Based in the 1970s when the Calabrian Mafia were rulers in their "castles" in Griffith, New South Wales. ISBN: 9780670073818. Our Book No: 29283. $20 AUD.

311. Moorhead, John (1984). Cathedral on the Clarence: The First Hundred Years. Grafton, NSW: Cathedral Restoration Committee. 163 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, minimal edgewear. The story of the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Grafton, which covers the north coast of New south Wales from Tweed Heads to Port Macquarie. The magnificent cathedral was built in 1884, and this book celebrates its centenary. The chapters cover the early years, the first diocesan divisions, foundation stone to dedication, cathedral to coastal diocese, realisation of a dream, golden jubilee of completion, completion to consecration, and consecration to centenary. ISBN: 0959202501. Our Book No: 14890. $15 AUD.

312. Morgan, Red (2008). Warragamba Dam: Thank God There were No Greenies! Wallacia, NSW: Red Morgan. 407 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, minimal foxing edges, edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). Autobiography of Welsh migrant who helped build the Warragamba Dam, west of Sydney. Recounted with colloquial vigour and humour, and a strong sense of mateship. (Associated bookmark loosely inserted.). ISBN: 0646371568. Our Book No: 6130. $15 AUD.

313. Morris, Clarice; Peirce, Daphne (illustrator) (1952). Let's Find Out: Book 4: Natural Science for Primary Schools. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 207 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, spine creased (3cm piece missing base spine), front cover little scuffed (sticker removal), minor edgewear. This schoolbook is written for the NSW syllabus (it has a foreword by the director-general of education). Chapters on: soil, garden operations, insects, birds, plant studies, living and growing, field studies, conservation, the weather, etc. Our Book No: 14391. $25 AUD.

314. Morris, Sherry (1987). The Brewing Industry in Wagga (1st this ed). Wagga Wagga, NSW: Riverina Archives (RMIHE). 11 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, thin flexible card covers, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is about the brewing industry in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. Limited edition of 75 copies. This is a great booklet to have as part of an Australian local history collection. Our Book No: 29666. $15 AUD.

315. Morrissey, Di (2013). The Winter Sea (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 416 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, small black & white drawings, pages & edges little toned, minor edgewear. First edition. This Australian novel is set mainly on the south coast of New South Wales, with a start in Italy, and a later short visit to Hollywood. Escaping an unhappy marriage and an unsatisfactory job, Cassie Holloway moves to the little coastal town of Whitby Point. The story revolves around the Aquino family and their fishing business. When the Aquino family patriarch dies, a family secret comes to light which threatens Cassie Holloway's new found happiness. ISBN: 9781742612430. Our Book No: 27887. $10 AUD.

316. Moss, Bill (2011). Still Walking: The Story of a Banker with Muscular Dystrophy (1st ed). [Sydney]: Still Walking Pty Ltd. 226 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The inspiring, moving and sometimes blunt story of how a senior and all-powerful Macquarie Bank executive, Sydney, struggled for years through physical discomfort, pain and the many barriers put in the way of people with physical disabilities, not just to rise to the international heights of a difficult profession but to gradually come to terms with his muscular dystrophy (FSHD). He is a committed philanthropist, passionate campaigner for disability rights, and the founder of a global medical and scientific research foundation bringing hope to FSHD and other dystrophy sufferers around the world. ISBN: 9780646566016. Our Book No: 28048. $26 AUD.

317. Movement, New State (1964). Newcastle and the Seventh State. Newcastle, NSW: New State Movement. 16 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, thick board covers (cloth spine), map, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (library markings), covers very scuffed, some edgewear. This booklet explains why a NSW Royal Commission recommended the inclusion of Newcastle in a new seventh Australian state in partnership with other northern districts of NSW, and outlines the advantages of such a partnership. The Movement is also calling for more decentralisation in NSW, but if that does not happen, a new state should be desirable. (Cancelled by the Libraries Board of South Australia, LBSA.). Our Book No: 17281. $15 AUD.

318. Moye, D. G. (editor) (1972). Historic Kiandra: A Guide to the History of the District (1st ed). Cooma, NSW: Cooma-Monaro Historical Society. 88 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, figures, maps, minor edgewear, small area rear cover scuffed (sticker removal), minor edgewear, owner's written name & date. This book has been prepared from material collected by the Cooma-Monaro Historical Society and published to mark the centenary of the Kiandra Gold Rush, 1859 - 1860, arranged and edited by D. G. Moye. Originally published, 1959 - this is the 1972 facsimile reprint (estimated date, Trove catalogue.) Mining continued in a limited way until the late 1930s. In the late 1940s the area was an important part of the enormous Snowy Mountains Scheme built to improve power generation and irrigation. ISBN: 095009031X. Our Book No: 26603. $10 AUD.

319. Mumbulla, Percy, Robinson, Roland,Bancroft, Bronwyn (illustrator) (1997). Minah: A Poem in Four Parts. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear, corners. This children's picture story was originally told to Roland Robinson, who was great admirer of Percy Mumbulla's Aboriginal stories. This is the first publication of Percy's work in many years (from the Yuin people, southcoast New South Wales) . The beautiful and emotional illustrations give an insight into Aboriginal family life and puts a new perspective on this well-known poem. Suitable for older children. ISBN: 0207191697. Our Book No: 29384. $10 AUD.

320. Munro, Sharyn (2009). Mountain Tails: The Lives and Loves of My Animal Neighbours (1st ed). Wollombi, NSW: Exisle Publishing. 167 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, autograph (authors written dedication title page). A collection of anecdotes about the animals who share her bush retreat in New South Wales. For over 30 years she has had kangaroos, koalas, kookaburras, quolls, snakes and frogs pay her a visit. The illustrations and words tell a fascinating story of the wonder of nature. Written by the author of "The Woman on the Mountain”.(1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 9781921497209. Our Book No: 28948. $12 AUD.

321. Munro, Sharyn (2012). Rich Land, Wasteland: How Coal is Killing Australia. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 453 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, bottom corner back cover creased, bottom corner front cover creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This book looks at the facts about the nationwide coal and coal seam gas (CSG) boom, and explores the real costs to the environment. The author lives in the Upper Hunter Region of New South Wales (NSW), and is concerned with the effects of coal on families and their lifestyle. ISBN: 9781742610993. Our Book No: 28689. $18 AUD.

322. Murphy, Brian (1993). The Other Australia: Experiences of Migration (1st ed). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. 274 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few black & white photos, light foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side). This book traces the patterns and impact of immigration to Australia since 1945, focusing on immigrants from non-English speaking backgrounds who came to New South Wales. ISBN: 0521441943. Our Book No: 24746. $20 AUD.

323. 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. (Estimated date, 1876, Trove catalogue.) 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'. (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. $850 AUD.

324. National Parks and Wildlife Service, NSW (2000). Saving Our Threatened Native Animals and Plants: Recovery Planning in Action 1996 - 2000 (1st ed). Sydney, Hurstville: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. 60 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations, charts, minimal edgewear. Provides an overview of all the actions that are being carried out across New South Wales to ensure the survival of our precious fauna and flora. ISBN: 0731361873. Our Book No: 20734. $10 AUD.

325. Neil, W. D. (1983). A Tour Along Old Northern Road from Castle Hill to Wisemans Ferry (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney, Castle Hill: Hills District Historical Society. 22 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover, maps, front cover creased, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear. The author gives a brief outline of the road's history, and that of some of the places of historical interest along it. ISBN: 0959580638. Our Book No: 29633. $15 AUD.

326. Neller, Shelley (editor) (1994). Wool in the Australian Imagination. Sydney: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 107 pp. Paperback large square quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Covers many aspects of the history of wool. Produced to accompany an exhibition by the Historic Houses Trust of NSW in 1994. The many photos will be of interest to anyone learning about the history of wool. ISBN: 0949753513. Our Book No: 20739. $12 AUD.

327. Neville, Richard (1997). A Rage for Curiosity: Visualising Australia 1788 - 1830. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW). 96 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour plates (includes frontispiece) (some full-page), few black & white & single -colour illustrations, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). An analysis of early Australian colonial art, based on art works held by the Mitchell and Dixon Libraries of the State Library of New South Wales, as exhibited by the library, September 1997 to February 1999. The author was the curator and art historian. He documents this 'new Britannia' through its own evidence - images, artefacts, letters and diaries - collected, preserved and now presented 200 years on. ISBN: 0731066103. Our Book No: 29272. $20 AUD.

328. Newell, Patrice (2003). The River (1st ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Penguin Group Australia. 244 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photo inside covers, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. This book is about the Pages River (a branch of its big sister, the Hunter River) that flows through her property, Elmswood, near Scone, New South Wales. About the political, community and environmental history that is so important for the Pages' survival. This is an-easy-to-read book about one of Australia's most important environmental issues. ISBN: 0143000926. Our Book No: 28950. $12 AUD.

329. Nice, Rosie (editor) (2000). State of the Waratah: The Floral Emblem of New South Wales in Legend, Art & Industry (1st ed). Sydney: Royal Botanic Gardens / Nice Exhibitions. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour & black & white paintings, inside covers decorated, red endpapers, minimal edgewear. This art exhibition catalogue was published by the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, on the occasion of the exhibition, "State of the Waratah", an official Olympic arts festival event, Sydney 2000. ISBN: 0734720246. Our Book No: 25908. $20 AUD.

330. Nicholas, F. W.,Nicholas, J. M. (2008). Charles Darwin in Australia: With Illustrations and Additional Commentary from Other Members of the Beagle's Company Including Conrad Martens, Augustus Earle, Captain Fitzroy, Philip Gidley King, and Syms Covington (2nd, Anniversary ed). New York: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 260 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white text-photos, map, minor edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This anniversary edition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary in 2009 of the publication of "Origin of Species". It covers Darwin's visit to Australia in 1836. He visited Sydney, Bathurst, Hobart and called into King George Sound. He made extensive notes on the geology and nature of Australia. There are many photos and illustrations not available in the earlier editions. The book is based on transcriptions of the entire Australian section of Darwin's diary, which are supplemented by extracts from field notes, letters and other published material. ISBN: 9780521728676. Our Book No: 28014. $30 AUD.

331. Nicholson, Ian Hawkins (1964). Shipping Arrivals and Departures Sydney: Volume II 1826 - 1840: Parts I, II and III [Roebuck Society Publication]. Canberra: Roebuck Society. 258 + 93 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, typewritten text, maps (including endpapers), black & white text-photos, edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A second volume on Sydney Harbour shipping arrivals and departures, from 1826 to 1840. Part I contains various shipping lists, including ships in the harbour on a specific date. Part II: Index to ships and vessels, with explanatory notes. Part III: Index to persons, with explanatory notes. Our Book No: 16909. $50 AUD.

332. Nicholson, Ian Hawkins (1981). Gazetteer of Sydney Shipping: Being a Geographical Index of Ports of Origin and Destination, and Places Discovered, Visited or Remarked Upon by Sydney Shipping of the Period [Roebuck Society Publication]. Canberra: Roebuck Society. 218 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, typewritten text, maps, black & white text-photos, top edge foxed, spinewear, minor edgewear. An alphabetical geographical listing of all the various ports of origin and destination of ships and craft arriving at or departing from Port Jackson [Sydney Harbour], and places discovered, visited or referred to by Sydney shipping of the day. Considered to be an appendix to two previous volumes: Shipping Arrivals and Departures Sydney 1788 - 1825 (Cumpston) and 1826 - 1840 (Nicholson). ISBN: 0909434182. Our Book No: 16786. $20 AUD.

333. North, Tim (1999). Garden Cuttings: Reflections from an Australian Gardener. Sydney: New Holland. 176 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), base spine little rubbed. This inspirational book is the authors story of the construction of his various gardens at his homes over the years. He writes about his first seaside garden in Sydney, as well as Yarrabin, in the Southern Highlands, New South Wales, and his current 'easy care' garden in suburban Canberra. There are beautiful colour photos, and many gardening hints which will interest the experienced and aspiring gardener. ISBN: 1864365447. Our Book No: 28490. $18 AUD.

334. O'Brien, Tess (1994). Down Came a Jumbuck: The Indigenous Australian Woolshed. Muswellbrook, NSW: The Author / Hunter Valley Printing. 79 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-coloured) text & text-photos. (No 914 of a limited edition.) An illustrated history of the woolshed in Australia, with a focus on the Merriwa area, New South Wales. Dedicated to Pamela Power, the first and female mayor of Merriwa Shire Council, and who suffered from motor neurone disease (MND). Proceeds from the sale of this book were donated to support MND research. Preface by Judith Durham (MND sufferer), the Duchess of York, and Rosemary Annable (Royal Australian Historical Society). ISBN: 0646221124. Our Book No: 16058. $60 AUD.

335. O'Connor, J. G. (1881). A Brief History of the Founding of the Sacred Heart Presentation Convent, Wagga Wagga [etc]. Wagga Wagga, NSW: J. G. O'Connor. 102 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, few black & white drawings (including frontispiece), small stain front cover, corner tip creased front cover, some edgewear spine & edges, non-author written dedication. Title continues: "Together with an Account of the Solen Blessing and Opening and a Full report of the Sermon Preached on the Occasion by His Grace Archbishop Vaughan, to which is added a Detailed List of the Receipts and Expenditure for Convent, Church, School, and Presbytery". Compiled, edited and printed by J. G. O'Connor, printer and publisher. Written dedication states: "To dear Mrs Keneally (Matilda), with loving good wishes from Mt Erin, Wagga". Our Book No: 17391. $120 AUD.

336. O'Reilly, Bernard; Wieneke, James (illustrator) (1981). Green Mountains and Cullenbenbong (Modern reprint ed). Brisbane, Fortitude Valley: Kemp Place Investments. 324 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, frontispiece, illustrated endpapers, front flap corner creased jacket, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, this combined edition, 1981 or later, Trove catalogue. Originally published in 1 volume in 1949.) Adventures of Irish-Catholic family prior to WW2 in the Blue Mountains (NSW) and rainforests of the McPherson Ranges / Lamington National Park (Queensland). Cullenbenbong covers the childhood and boyhood adventures, family joys, and sadnesses together with mountain legends heard around the firesides of the Blue Mountains pioneers. "Cullenbenbong" includes an aircraft accident in 1937. ISBN: 0858810085. Our Book No: 25926. $22 AUD.

337. Oakeshott, Rob (2014). The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 380 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition, colour & black & white photos, minor edgewear corners. From his apprenticeship in the NSW parliament to the last days of the Gillard Labor government, Rob Oakeshott tells it as it was. When the results of the 2010 federal election became known, no party had a majority in the House of Representatives. It was the first hung parliament for 40 years. So, both the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, and the Leader of the Opposition, Tony Abbott, set about wooing the Independents - including Rob Oakeshott and Tony Windsor. In the end, Julia Gillard stitched together an agreement to form government. Rob Oakeshott, in this very candid and compelling memoir, relates the events leading up to this agreement and what happened thereafter when he and Windsor, in particular, proved themselves to be stauncher supporters of Julia Gillard than many of her party colleagues. He remembers moments of celebration and incidents of perfidy. But above all, we get to meet close up and personal the man who played such an important role in the 43rd Australian parliament. ISBN: 9781743319314. Our Book No: 4735. $22 AUD.

338. Oats, William Nicolle (1981). Backhouse and Walker: A Quaker View of the Australian Colonies 1832 - 1838. Hobart, Sandy Bay: Blubber Head Press. 76 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece). The first modern commentary on the visit by two Quakers, James Backhouse and George Washington Walker, to the Australian colonies, mostly New South Wales and Tasmania. Provides useful historical information, including and respecting the Aborigines, and attempts to influence land rights, human rights and temperance. ISBN: 0908528094. Our Book No: 16767. $20 AUD.

339. Odd, Bill (1981). Hastings Heritage. Port Macquarie, NSW: Sunset Gallery. 221 pp. Hardback large folio (37.6 x 29.0 cm), brown full leather cover (gilt lettering front & spine, raised bands on spine), very good plus condition, black & white drawings, few minor dents edges cover. Very heavy (3.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (No 37 of a limited edition of 300 copies, autographed by the artist.) Volume 1 on spine (only volume). A book of drawings by Bill Odd of the Hastings River area on the mid-north coast of New South Wales (NSW). Consists of single-page drawings, with explanatory text on the facing page. Our Book No: 14062A. $150 AUD.

340. Olivieri, Kevin; Henderson, Margaret (editor) (1999). Early Shipping Photographs (1st ed) [Historical Photographs Series]. Lismore, NSW: Richmond River Historical Society. Unnum 34 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, slight creasing along spine, bottom corner first page creased. This booklet contains heritage photographs of the different types of vessels that were part of the history of the Richmond River, New South Wales. ISBN: 1875484064. Our Book No: 23962. $18 AUD.

341. Painter, Gwenda (G.) (1979). The River Trade Wool & Steamers: Photographs from the Godson Collection (1st ed). Sydney, Wahroonga / Swan Hill, VIC: Turton & Armstrong / Pioneer Settlement Press. 104 pp. Paperback oblong small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, owner's rubber stamp. The fascinating story of the early river trade using steamers on the Murray Darling rivers. The many black & white photos come from the Godson Collection held by the State Library of South Australia. Covers river exploration, river trade development and problems, the ports, competition from the railways, and the closing years. ISBN: 0908031092. Our Book No: 16929. $15 AUD.

342. Parker, Derek (2009). Arthur Phillip: Australia's First Governor (1st ed). Sydney, Warriewood: Woodslane Press. 296 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour & sepia (brown tinted) photos centre spread, pages faintly toned as usual. The story of Arthur Phillip who was the first governor of the fledgling colony of New South Wales (NSW), but also had overall responsibility for the preparation and journey of the First Fleet. This eye opening biography gives a new perspective on the precarious first years of the new convict settlement at Port Jackson. ISBN: 9781921203992. Our Book No: 26464. $20 AUD.

343. Parker, Gordon (2012). A Piece of My Mind: A Psychiatrist on the Couch. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 340 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear, copy 1. The autobiography of an Australian academic psychiatrist, University of New South Wales (NSW). Professor Parker is also the founder of the Black Dog Institute. He writes about many early experiences that led him to his career in psychiatry. ISBN: 9781742610740. Our Book No: 26475. $22 AUD.

344. Parker, Gordon (2012). A Piece of My Mind: A Psychiatrist on the Couch. Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 340 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, copy 2. The autobiography of an Australian academic psychiatrist, University of New South Wales (NSW). Professor Parker is also the founder of the Black Dog Institute. He writes about many early experiences that led him to his career in psychiatry. ISBN: 9781742610740. Our Book No: 26475A. $20 AUD.

345. Parks, Diane,Gore, Philip (editor) (1985). The Sun Herald Sydney Gourmet Cookbook. Sydney: Trinity House Publishing / John Fairfax Marketing. 127 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour full-page photos, few faint scratches front cover, minor edgewear. The recipes in this unique book aim to help the enthusiastic cook make the most of what is available in the local gourmet food shop. The full-page photos of the speciality shops and their owners make this a very special book to own. ISBN: 0909558825. Our Book No: 22582. $12 AUD.

346. Paskin, Barry,Paskin, K. C. (2001). Following Thomas Paskin's Heritage: Thomas Paskin's Family Report (1st ed). Sydney, Winston Hills: Barry Paskin. 155 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos (mostly full-page), minimal edgewear corners, autograph (author's written name). A self-published genealogical study of the Paskin family, migrants who lived in Western Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Hawkesbury. They are descended from convict Thomas Paskin, transported for life on the "Guildford" in 1822 from Britain to Sydney Town. This research was prepared from records taken from many sources, including some members who were still alive (and to identify the people in old photos). Included is research into the local living conditions and related colonial history. Our Book No: 29483. $40 AUD.

347. Paterson, Rose,Roderick, Colin (editor) (2000). Rose Paterson's Illalong Letters 1873 - 1888 (1st ed). Sydney, East Roseville: Kangaroo Press. 224 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. This book contains the letters that Rose Paterson wrote to her sister Nora. The odd, the unexpected, the humorous, the tragic and the shocking are all part of her story. Rose spent the best part of her life at Illalong, an isolated sheep station in western New South Wales, where she brought up seven children in tough circumstances. One of these children, Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson, was to gain fame as one of Australia's most popular poets. Rose's letters, rescued from oblivion by Banjo's biographer, reveal a woman devoted to her family, with strong powers of observation. ISBN: 0731809262. Our Book No: 28238. $20 AUD.

348. Pattison, Allan (1966). The Hunter Valley Research Foundation: Hunter Valley Drought 1964 - 1965 (1st ed). Newcastle, NSW: Research Centre. 35 pp. Paperback quarto, card covers, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, library binding, good condition, tables, figures, scuffing inside front cover (removal of library sticker). This study is for one year of a drought sequence in the Hunter Valley. The purpose of this paper is to describe some of the main characteristics and to consider some of the more important consequences of the drought. Our Book No: 22792. $15 AUD.

349. Penalver, David; Penalver, Daphne (notes) (2002). Australia's Historic Stained Glass: The Artisans, the Themes, the Buildings. Goulburn, NSW: Southern Tablelands Regional Committee, National Trust. 18 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, thin card covers, few light creases covers & spine, minor edgewear. This pamphlet details the tour of churches and houses in Goulburn, NSW, after a talk by Dr Beverley Sherry. Includes are the Cathedral Church of St Saviour, St Peter & St Pauls' Cathedral, Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, houses in Church Street, and the Coolavin Hotel. The stained glass windows in the Goulburn buildings which are included in the tour are the products of English, French, Belgian and Australian companies. Our Book No: 28351. $15 AUD.

350. Phillips, H. (Harry) (1910). Views of the Far Famed Blue Mountains N.S.W. Katoomba, NSW: H. Phillips. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback oblong large folio (59 cm x 23.8 cm), good plus condition (internally very good), card cover (few small edge tears), black & white photos, colour photo tipped in inside front cover (reverse side little foxed), black cloth spine (repair), vertical fold (all pages), rear cover foxed, some internal foxing, edgewear. A collection of photographs by Harry Phillips (1873 - 1944), a noted photographer, printer and publisher. He published about 80 books of photography about the Blue Mountains and Sydney, and is best remembered for his kitsch postcards. Note on p24: "Photographed and printed throughout by H. Phillips, Katoomba, N.S.W." (Estimated date, about 1910.). Our Book No: 17015. $100 AUD.

351. Poignant, Axel,Poignant, Roslyn (1993). Mangrove Creek 1951: A Day with the Hawkesbury River Postman. Sydney South: Hawkesbury River Enterprises. Unnum pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, bottom corner pages little worn, few light creases & toning fore-edge. Produced to accompany an exhibition of the same name curated by Roslyn Poignant and toured by the Australian Centre for Photography. The author recounts her memories of accompanying the photographer along the river and looks at the complex relationships between personal retrospection, collective memory and the record captured by the camera. The photographer explores the way of life of the descendants of pioneer settlers living near Sydney along an isolated tributary of the Hawkesbury River. This special book will appeal to admirer's of Axel Poignant's work, and social and art historians, and the many Australians with family connections to the Hawkesbury River. ISBN: 0646139576. Our Book No: 26523. $15 AUD.

352. Powell, Alan (1977). Patrician Democrat: The Political Life of Charles Cowper 1843 - 1870 (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 192 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, frontispiece, edges & pages lightly toned, spine ends & corners little rubbed. This is the biography of Charles Cowper, first 'liberal' premier of New South wales. His political career spanned 27 vital years in the evolution of democratic government in Australia. He played a leading part in almost every momentous political issue which arose during that time, and he headed the government of New South Wales for nine of its most formative years. ISBN: 0522841325. Our Book No: 27526. $18 AUD.

353. Powell, Jocelyn (1998). The Improver's Legacy: Environmental Studies of the Hawkesbury (1st ed). Berowra Heights, NSW: Deerubbin Press. 156 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, as new condition, black & white text-photos. Expert contributors discuss the impacts of Aboriginal and settler activities, bushfires, extractive industries, riverbank erosion, national parks, and catchment management in the Hawkesbury region, northwest of Sydney. They provide the information and insights which community, planners and decision-makers require if the catchment is to have any prospect of being restored to a condition which future generations can take pleasure in inheriting. This book will interest anyone looking to promote a more natural and sustainable world. ISBN: 0958574421. Our Book No: 26038. $21 AUD.

354. Powell, John P. (editor) (1997). Cross Currents: Historical Studies of the Hawkesbury. Berowra Heights, NSW: Deerubbin Press. 104 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, figures & drawings, map inside covers, sepia (brown-tinted) photos covers, spine & top edge covers little faded, minor edgewear corners. Examines aspects of the way of life of the river people of the Hawkesbury region (northwest of Sydney), and some of their achievements in the face of an often hostile environment. Many of the illustrations have not been previously published. The author has included a wealth of information to interest residents, visitors, family historians, boating enthusiasts and anyone wanting to learn about the Hawkesbury area. ISBN: 0646305573. Our Book No: 29323. $12 AUD.

355. Power, Pedal (1983). Forty Bicycle Rides Around Canberra and Southern N.S.W. Canberra: Pedal Power A.C.T. Inc. 64 pp. Paperback thin octavo, stapled (little rusted), thin card covers, good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges & covers, rubbed along spine, corner tips covers & few pages little worn, faint stain top edge inside front cover & some pages. Introduces all cyclists, from the novice to the experienced tourist, to some of the many possible rides in these locations around Australia's capital city. ISBN: 0908028040. Our Book No: 27155. $10 AUD.

356. Price, Leslie; Lunn, Wendy (illustrator) (1991). Tales of the Southern Highlands (1st ed). Bowral, NSW: Tilbury. 187 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, few creases rear cover, faint sticker mark, autograph (author's written dedication). The short stories in this book are a mix of the history of the Berrima district of the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, brief glimpses of some of the interesting characters who have lived in it, and the authors own imagination. ISBN: 0646058738. Our Book No: 26221. $15 AUD.

357. Priest, Tim (2009). Enemies of the State (1st ed). Sydney: New Holland. 271 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny mark inside cover & flyleaf, minor edgewear, tiny scuff top spine. The author has drawn on extensive research from parliamentary enquiries, royal commissions, court documents, interviews, police court briefs, speeches, television and newspaper coverage to write this book. He is a former police detective, serving in Sydney, including King's Cross and Cabramatta. ISBN: 9781741108705. Our Book No: 26453. $20 AUD.

358. Proctor, Thea, Humphries, Barry, Sayers, Andrew,Engledow, Sarah (2005). The World of Thea Proctor (1st ed). Melbourne, Fisherman's Bend / Canberra: Craftsman House / National Portrait Gallery Canberra. 185 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour illustrations, frontispiece, few black & white & sepia (brown tinted) text-photos, minimal edgewear. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This very special book is about Thea Proctor (1879 - 1966) who was one of Australia's most important modern artists of the 20th century, and supports the exhibition "The World of Thea Proctor" at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, from 8 April 2005 to 19 June 2005. During a career that covered seven decades, her art and ideas were at the forefront of contemporary art and design in Australia. Humphries contributes an essay 'Thea Proctor: a memoir'; Sayers 'Thea Proctor: artists and tastemaker', and Engledow 'The world of Thea Proctor'. ISBN: 0975730304. Our Book No: 27766. $70 AUD.

359. Progress Association, Morpeth (1988). The Morpeth Story 1821 1988 (2nd ed). Morpeth, NSW: Morpeth Progress Association. Unnum 44 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, good plus condition, black & white drawings, few tiny creases covers, faint foxing covers, tiny ridges fore-edge (possible printing error), minor edgewear. This booklet is a chronicle of some of the events of Morpeth's story taken from the journals "Morpeth and I" (A. P. Elkin 1937), Royal Australian Historical Society, and other valued local sources. This booklet was first published in 1971 as a sesquicentenary project. This second edition is dedicated to Canon Mawson who was the editor of the first edition. Our Book No: 26564. $10 AUD.

360. 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 cemetary 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.

361. Radford, Ron (2007). Ocean to Outback: Australian Landscape Painting 1850 - 1950 (1st ed). Canberra: National Gallery of Australia (NGA). 119 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, map, colour illustrations (mostly full-page), minor edgewear. This book coincides with the exhibition undertaken as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the National Gallery of Australia. In the Director's foreword he states that he has included famous masterpieces of Australian art that are usually on permanent display at the National Gallery. The exhibition also includes interesting little-known works, that because of their condition, out-of-period framing and not enough hanging space at the National Gallery, have rarely or never been displayed in Canberra - these paintings have been cleaned and restored and reframed in time for the tour. The exhibition toured every Australian state and territory during 2007 - 2009, and included landscape paintings from every state and territory. ISBN: 9780642541451. Our Book No: 29473. $35 AUD.

362. Ramsay, Janet K. (1988). The Women of Meroogal (1st ed). Sydney, Glebe: Historic Houses Trust. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, two colour photos, map, few creases in covers, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges, light foxing inside covers. The history of Meroogal, an early home built at Nowra in New South Wales (NSW). The home was first occupied in February 1886, and the Historic Houses Trust purchased it in 1985. This book is one of a set of three the Trust has commissioned which looks at the lives of the women who lived in three of the houses owned by the Trust. The author has told the story of the women of Meroogal with charm and sensitivity. ISBN: 094975336X. Our Book No: 22109. $12 AUD.

363. Ramsland, John (2009). The Rainbow Beach Man: The Life and Times of Les Ridgway, Worimi Elder. Melbourne: Brolga Publishing. 452 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition. The fascinating biography of Les Ridgeway, Aboriginal Elder, and his struggle against adversity and racial discrimination. He was raised on reserves at Port Stephens and Taree (NSW) who advanced from being a farm labourer to station assistant manager, to Aboriginal welfare officer. he was picked by Charles Perkins to be a significant part of the new Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs. ISBN: 9781921221927. Our Book No: 15005. $15 AUD.

364. Raymond, James (compiler) (1966). The New South Wales Calendar and General Post Office Directory 1832 (Facsimile ed) [William Dixson Foundation Publication, no 7]. Sydney: Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales (NSW). Unnum 290 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white foldout map (frontispiece), colour foldout, some edgewear jacket (spine ends little chipped, reverse side spine toned), minimal pencil annotation, old price marks, copy 1. Facsimile of a directory compiled by James Raymond, Postmaster of New South Wales, and originally published in 1832. Contains a foldout map of Sydney, and a colour foldout of signal flags. Our Book No: 13160. $50 AUD.

365. Raymond, James (compiler) (1966). The New South Wales Calendar and General Post Office Directory 1832 (Facsimile ed) [William Dixson Foundation Publication, no 7]. Sydney: Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales (NSW). Unnum 290 pp. Hardback, no jacket (missing), very good condition, black & white foldout map (frontispiece), colour foldout, minor edgewear, copy 2. Facsimile of a directory compiled by James Raymond, Postmaster of New South Wales, and originally published in 1832. Contains a foldout map of Sydney, and a colour foldout of signal flags. Our Book No: 13160A. $40 AUD.

366. Redding, George (1986). A History of North Ryde 1850 - 1950. Sydney, Allambie Heights: North Ryde Public School Ex-Pupils History Group. 112 pp. Paperback large wide thin octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny scuff fore-edge rear cover, edges & pages lightly toned, small mark top edge, corner tips front cover little scuffed, corners front cover creased, spine little faded. This book is about the northern Sydney suburb of North Ryde prior to 1950. North Ryde was a distinctly rural community until well after World War 2. During the 1950s the character changed from a district of orchards, poultry farms and market gardens to one of intense development. The part north of Epping Road has become a significant light industrial area, and Macquarie University has added another dimension. ISBN: 1862523843. Our Book No: 29444. $17 AUD.

367. Reece, Bob (1989). Irish Convicts: The Origins of Convicts Transported to Australia (1st ed). Dublin: Department of Modern History, University College Dublin Press. 191 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, black & white photo portrait rear cover (author), black & white drawings, minor edgewear, covers lightly marked & rubbed, edges lightly foxed, corners covers little creased. This reference book is the result of the author's work with final-year honours students at UCD who were encouraged to undertake original research on the Irish convict background, using transportation records held at Dublin Castle. ISBN: 1870089340. Our Book No: 26766. $26 AUD.

368. Reilly, Malcolm (1998). Reilly: A Life in Rugby League (1st ed). Sydney: Ironbark Press. 286 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, pages faintly toned as usual, corners front cover little creased. His life story playing Rugby League in Sydney. The magnificent back row player for the mighty Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, when they won the Sydney first Grade Rugby League Premiership. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0330361201. Our Book No: 22276. $10 AUD.

369. Reynolds, G. T.; Reynolds, G. J. (alternative) (1985). The History of the Port of Nelligen: Part 1. Batemans Bay, NSW: Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society. 112 pp. Paperback wide trade, card cover, stapled, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, staples lightly rusted, covers minimally marked & scratched, owner's written name title page. A general local history of the town of Nelligen, including its port area, on the south coast of New South Wales (NSW), inland from Batemans Bay, and up the Clyde River. ISBN: 0959460837. Our Book No: 26552. $15 AUD.

370. Rhodes, Carrolline; Hoban, Rhonda (foreword) (2015). Nambucca Valley: The Evolution of Community: The Centenary History Nambucca Shire Council 1915 -2015. Wauchope, NSW: Carrolline Rhodes / M&S Offset Pty Ltd (Printer). 368 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, tiny bump spine edge. About the community of Nambucca Shire Council, located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane.The author has written about the evolution of Nambucca Valley in the community over the last 100 years. The Mayor's foreword states the modern changes such as a woman chairing the meeting or reading business papers from an iPad would not have been done in the early years of the council. The local author and historian brings the history of the local people to life. A great way to learn about this part of Australia. ISBN: 9780646943619. Our Book No: 29491. $35 AUD.

371. Rice, Ben (2000). Pobby and Dingan (1st Australian ed). Sydney: Knopf / Random House Australia. 90 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear. First Australian edition. Novel about a girl and her imaginary companions, set in the opal-mining town of Lightning Ridge, New South Wales. ISBN: 1740510208. Our Book No: 8064. $10 AUD.

372. Riggs, Patricia; Nolan, Tony (illustrator) (1988). A Portrait of Kempsey (1st ed). Bathurst, NSW: Robert Brown & Associates. 64 pp. Hardback oblong large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour endpapers, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side), light foxing endpapers, light rubbing top & bottom edges. This very special book is an attempt to record the history of the Macleay Valley's architectural background and the people associated with it. It is also a salute to a rich historical past of the Kempsey region, New South Wales. ISBN: 0949267376. Our Book No: 25685. $40 AUD.

373. Robbins Greenland, Margaret; McCudden, Lynn (editor) (2007). Magic, Mayhem, Merlini and Me. [Newcastle, NSW]: Lynn McCudden. 239 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos at rear, front cover little marked, minor edgewear, autograph (written dedication). Memoir of her exotic and chaotic family life with Robert Merlini, the famous Australian conjuror (magician). Also a revealing look at contemporary life in Sydney during the 1940s to 1970s, as well as the Merlini struggle at being adopted, and not knowing his parents. ISBN: 9780958116435. Our Book No: 17424. $45 AUD.

374. Roberts, Jane; Capon, Edmund (foreword) (1988). A Study in Genius: Master Drawings and Watercolours From the Collections of Her Majesty the Queen. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). 120 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, red endpapers, colour reproductions, covers little rubbed, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. From the introduction: The 50 drawings and watercolours in this exhibition have been selected to represent the extent and the main strengths of the Royal Collection, which include a total of around 30,000 drawings and watercolours. This book includes artist's biographies and an index of the artists. The exhibition was in Sydney, then Melbourne and Brisbane. ISBN: 0730555178. Our Book No: 29709. $20 AUD.

375. Robinson, Roland,Bancroft, Bronwyn (illustrator); Mumbulla, Percy (related) (1996). The Whalers. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, full-page colour drawings, base spine lightly & top corner cover tips lightly rubbed. This children's picture book comes directly from the oral storytelling tradition. Collected by Roland Robertson. Tells, in the lyrical voice of Aboriginal Percy Mumbulla, of the life and times of Percy's old seafaring uncle. New power is given to the story by the illustrations of Bronwyn Bancroft, which reinforce the wonder and excitement of the special relationship between orca and whaler. Suitable for older children. ISBN: 0207184844. Our Book No: 27478. $17 AUD.

376. Roche, Eileen (1987). Centenary of the Deniliquin Convent School 1887 - 1987 Recipe Book. [Deniliquin]: [Deniliquin Convent School]. 56 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, good condition, slight creasing spine, top corner rear cover little torn & rubbed, corners & edges few pages lightly marked & worn. This pamphlet, compiled with foreword by Roche, celebrates the centenary of the Deniliquin Convent School, country New South Wales. Our Book No: 25454. $20 AUD.

377. Rogers, Ron E.,Thornton, Bruce I. (editor) (1995). George Henry Morling: The Man and His Message for Today. Sydney: Greenwood Press. 182 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. George Henry Morling was principal of the Baptist Theological College of NSW, Australia (now known as Morling College) from 1921 to 1960. This book tells the story of a man of deep sincerity, transparent spirituality and a keen analytical mind. The book includes lectures and addresses setting out his teaching philosophy. ISBN: 0850449804. Our Book No: 23658. $10 AUD.

378. Rolls, Eric C.; Yamaguchi, Marianne (illustrator) (1993). The River. Sydney / Brisbane: Angus & Robertson / University of Queensland Press (UQP). 75 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (including endpapers), minor edge tears jacket, minimal edgewear. For 20 years the award-winning writer Eric Rolls farmed beside the river Namoi at Boggabri in western New South Wales. This story brings to life a timeless story of love, hard work and happiness. This autobiography recounts a wonderful tale of a family and its bond with the land. (Originally published, 1974. This is the undated 1993 reissue with the UQP dustjacket, but same ISBN.) SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0702225746. Our Book No: 22923. $10 AUD.

379. Rosen, Sue; Kiernan, Ian (foreword) (1995). Losing Ground: An Environmental History of the Hawkesbury - Nepean Catchment. Sydney: Hale & Iremonger. 190 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, table, black & white text-photos, spine ends lightly rubbed, cover corners lightly bumped, endpapers lightly foxed, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (minor edgewear). Charts the history of environmental change in the Hawkesbury-Nepean River system (northwestern Sydney, Australia) and its catchment area. ISBN: 0868065684. Our Book No: 26553. $20 AUD.

380. Roxburgh, Rachel; Baglin, Douglass (photos),Clark, Manning (preface) (1989). Throsby Park: An Account of the Throsby Family in Australia 1802 - 1940. [Sydney]: NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. 176 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, maps, tiny scuff spine ends, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. This is the story of the Throsby family, British migrants who settled at Throsby Park at Mossvale (New South Wales) in 1802. The author has used down-to-earth language and vivid descriptions to tell this fascinating story. The illustrations help to paint a picture about the way of life, the hard work, the pleasure of their own creations, and the tenacity of our past migrants which will let the present generation look at the past with new eyes. ISBN: 0730522512. Our Book No: 27320. $15 AUD.

381. Rushen, Elizabeth,McIntyre, Perry (2008). The Merchant's Women: The Story of over 200 Young Single Women who Left England in 1833 to Settle in New South Wales (1st ed). Sydney, Spit Junction: Anchor Books. 259 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, notes, appendices, small crease fore-edge few pages, tiny scuff base spine, minor edgewear. This is the story of the enterprising women on the “Bussorah Merchant” migrant ship in 1833. The story is a contrast to the convicts; these courageous women freely choose to make the long journey to Australia. This book gives the answers to why the women wanted to come here, and sets the context for assisted female migration to Australia. The authors have throughly investigated the lives of the brave women who boarded the migrant ship. ISBN: 9780980335415. Our Book No: 29797. $30 AUD.

382. Russell, Rev. Alan,Brill, Ted (1988). The History of Ebenezer: Australia's Oldest Church, Coromandel Road, Ebenezer, NSW (New ed). Woy Woy, NSW: Dunamis Press (Printer). 30 pp. Paperback trade, card covers, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos & sketches, title page & last page lightly toned, few internal corners lightly creased. Estimated date: 1988 (internal evidence). Rev. Russell and Ted Brill have rewritten the script yet have included some of the content of previous editions. This informative little pamphlet covers the history of the families who built the church, their voyage to Australia, settlement, the building of the church, the first communion, pioneers, early ministers, celebrations. ISBN: 0731656881. Our Book No: 22091. $10 AUD.

383. Ryan, R. J. (editor) (1981). Land Grants 1788 - 1809: A Record of Registered Grants and Leases in New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Australian Documents Library. 327 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, one page creased, few creases covers, light rubbing spine, tiny piece missing base spine, slight colour loss rear cover, faint foxing few pages, edges & pages lightly toned. This facsimile of a list of Land Grants 1788 - 1809 was reproduced from the original volume held in the State Archives of New South Wales. ISBN: 0908219040. Our Book No: 26685. $30 AUD.

384. Sartor, Frank (2011). The Fog on the Hill: How NSW Labor Lost Its Way. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 373 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, cover corner tips little creased. Frank Sartor was a NSW Labor Government minister, and a member of the NSW Legislative Assembly (upper house) for the Australian Labor Party (ALP) between 2003 and 2011. An honest appraisal of the systemic and specific failings of 16 years of successive Labor governments. Goes further to provide a valuable insight into the changing political landscape in Australia, and how Australian politics can be reformed. Based on more than just intuitive reasoning, but on well-articulated case studies showing how key issues were mismanaged. ISBN: 9780522861068. Our Book No: 15701. $20 AUD.

385. Schaule, Gunter (2000). Holtermann's Nugget (1st ed). Briar Hill, VIC: Indra Publishing. 168 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, base spine lightly bumped, pages faintly toned, tiny dent bottom edge front cover, minor edgewear. This historical novel is based on the life of the successful 19th-century miner, businessman, parliamentarian and photographer, Bernhardt Holtermann, who came to Sydney as a young man. He is most famous for finding a huge gold nugget at Hill End (NSW), and for his large heritage collection of photographic negatives. The rear cover has a small story by John Holterman, the great grandson of Bernard Otto Holtermann. ISBN: 0958580553. Our Book No: 28979. $15 AUD.

386. 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.

387. Shaw, Hilde J. (compiler) (1980). 200 Facts About Historic Illawarra (Reprint ed). [Wollongong]: Illawarra Historical Society. 64 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, stapled (little rusted), card covers, black & white text-photos, fold-out drawing, light wear base spine, covers little faded, minor foxing few pages, pages lightly toned, crease in cover & fore-edge title page, minor edgewear. A very informative booklet published to commemorate the New South Wales Captain Cook Bicentenary Celebrations, April 1970. Includes a foldout sketch of the Illawarra coastline. ISBN: 0909164096. Our Book No: 26551. $12 AUD.

388. Shilton, Lance (1997). Speaking Out: A Life in Urban Mission [Library of Australian Christian Biography]. Sydney: Centre for the Study of Australian Christianity. 231 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, edges few pages faintly toned, non-author written dedication. Autobiography of Lance Shilton, the Anglican Dean of Sydney from 1973 to 1988. He writes about Australian urban churches from his own experiences at St Jude's Carlton (Victoria), Holy Trinity (Adelaide), and St Andrew's Cathedral in Sydney. ISBN: 1864082984. Our Book No: 23456. $18 AUD.

389. Shire Council, Deniliquin (1985). Back to Deniliquin, 1985. [Deniliquin, NSW]: [Deniliquin Shire Council]. 94 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, card cover (stapled), adverts, few tiny spots front cover, minor edgewear corners. A week-long celebration of the town of Deniliquin, in the southwest Riverina (Murray Valley) region of New South Wales, near the Victorian border. Previous "Back To" celebrations were held in 1920, 1935, 1948 and 1959. Many reports of local activities including sporting teams. Many adverts for local businesses. Our Book No: 17267. $20 AUD.

390. Simankevicius, Almis (2004). Macquarie's Kingdom: Exploring Historic Sydney Today! The Story of Lachlan Macquarie's Twelve-year Rule in New South Wales from 1810 - 1821 (1st ed). Sydney: Good Walking Books. 199 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, crease front cover, minor edgewear. This book looks at the role of Lachlan Macquarie in Sydney's development. A guide for visitors, students, travellers, a great way to learn about Sydney's Colonial heritage. ISBN: 0957896832. Our Book No: 26457. $18 AUD.

391. Small, Clive,Gilling, Tom (2009). Smack Express: How Organised Crime Got Hooked on Drugs (1st ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 262 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. Indepth examination of organised crime in New South Wales, by a former senior police officer. ISBN: 9781741756364. Our Book No: 24672. $13 AUD.

392. Small, Clive,Gilling, Tom (2014). Milat: Inside Australia's Biggest Manhunt: A Detective's Story (Reprint ed). Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 328 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. The story of how New South Wales serial killer Ivan Milat was caught. The author goes inside the operation he led as his team painstakingly put together the evidence that put Milat behind bars. This is chilling, forensic, compassionate story told by the detective who was at the centre of the operation. ISBN: 9781743317914. Our Book No: 29475. $16 AUD.

393. Small, Ian (2008). The Kurrajongs: A Work of Fact and Fiction (Reprint ed). Asquith, NSW: Ian Small. 292 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication title page). The Kurrajongs were a group of 114 men from the northern New South Wales town of Inverell who left in January 1916 to fight in the Great War. In the Olympic year 2000, one of the men is still alove and tells his story to his grandchildren. ISBN: 0646422189. Our Book No: 4615. $10 AUD.

394. Smith, Jan (2000). Mackie and Jack: They Married in Wartime - and Said Goodbye. Canberra, Tuggeranong: Palmate Press. 232 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & cream photos, spine ends little bumped, top corner creased front cover, corners creased back cover, creased cover along spine, rear cover & top edge little foxed, minor edgewear. In this fascinating Australian story, the author travels with Mary Todd on a journey to remember a lonely childhood, a wartime marriage, and how hard she had to work to become a success as a woman alone in a man's world of sheep and cattle breeding in New South Wales and Queensland. The book is also a war story and recalls the flights of Catalina strike bombers out of Cairns in North Queensland in 1942-44, including the full story of the last mission of Catalina A24.34. ISBN: 0958602964. Our Book No: 29878. $30 AUD.

395. Smith, Nan (1997). Convict Kingston (1st ed). Norfolk Island: Nan Smith / Printed by Photopress International. 120 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos, black & white text-photos, map, spine little rubbed & bumped, top corner rear cover little creased, crease at cover join to spine, minor edgewear. A fascinating glimpse of the early history of Kingston, Norfolk Island. The author has written about the historic buildings and ruins of Kingston and has uncovered the stories of the convict men and women who lived, worked, and maybe died in them. Their letters, diaries, reports and memoirs all tell a story about suffering, romance, birth, death, deceit, murder, laughter, sorrow, deprivation, joy, cruelty and compassion. ISBN: 0646320270. Our Book No: 29502. $15 AUD.

396. Smith, Stephen (1958). The Great Broken Hill: The Romance and History of the Greatest Silver Lead City in the World. Ilfracombe, Devon: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd. 112 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), loss bottom edge rear cover jacket, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. An historical novel about Broken Hill, a lead-zinc mining town in far western New South Wales. Our Book No: 13204. $12 AUD.

397. Smith, W. M. (1934). Wellington Valley (Oxleys Vale of Tempe): Boomerang Week 19th to 25th March, 1934 (1st ed). Wellington, NSW: Wellington Times (printer). 32 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), thin card covers, good condition, minor edgewear, tiny chip spine ends, minor wear spine, covers creased, pages toned, bookplate inside front cover, sticker covers thinned area title page. The history of the old town of Wellington and district in New South Wales (NSW). The booklet is divided into Pastoral Settlement from 1817 to 1850, Pastoral and Mining from 1850 to 1862, and Pastoral, Mining and Land Settlement 1862 to 1934. This is a great little booklet for anyone who wants to learn about this fascinating part of our history. Our Book No: 26212. $10 AUD.

398. Solomon, R. C. (1990). The Convicted Gunsmiths of New South Wales: A Definitive History 1788 - 1850. Sydney, Rockdale: R. C. Solomon. Unnum 220 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor foxing front endpaper & top edge, bottom edge front cover bumped, minor edgewear. (Unnum. copy of a limited edition of 1100 copies.) Ron Solomon, a past president of the Antique Arms Collectors Society of Australia, has compiled a learned study of the lives of convict artisans (English gunsmiths transported to Australia for petty crimes) and their fate in the harsh environment of the penal colony. ISBN: 0646003429. Our Book No: 13361. $40 AUD.

399. Stanton, Susan (1983). Boom to Bust - And Back Again: Captain's Flat 1883 - 1983. Captain's Flat, NSW: Captain's Flat Task Force. 88 pp. Paperback large octavo, good condition, pictorial card covers, black & white text-photos, tiny tear top spine, covers little creased & faded, laminate lifting bottom corner rear cover, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This book describes the settlement, up to 1983, of Captain's Flat, a town in the Southern Tablelands of rural New South Wales, in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council. The author spoke to the local residents and researched newspapers to compile this book. The many photos and detailed text will make this booklet a valuable addition to any Australian local history collection. ISBN: 0959237119. Our Book No: 29708. $15 AUD.

400. Stanton, Victor E. (1940). For the Student: I Must Be Fit (5th ed). Sydney: Band of Hope Union / Youth Temperance Educational Council of N.S.W. 32 pp. Paperback very small, card cover (spine cloth), very good condition, black & white text-photos, sticker mark front cover. (Estimated date, 1936 - 1940.) A tiny little health reader circulated to schools in New South Wales. Foreword by Woodfull, an ex-captain of the Australian test cricket team. Our Book No: 12929. $15 AUD.

401. Steele, Rev. Jas (1916). Early Days of Windsor, N. S. Wales (2nd ed). Sydney: Tyrrell's Limited. 248 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, original olive cloth cover (black lettering), black & white photos (including frontispiece), two maps at rear, foxing edges & endpapers & some internal pages (otherwise some minor foxing), some bubbling front cover cloth, minor edgewear. Written by the Rev. Jas Steele, being a detailed history of the town of Windsor and the Hawkesbury area on the Hawkesbury River, New South Wales. Covers Windsor's history from exploration starting in 1788 and the first settlers in 1794 through to 1915. First published as a series in the "Windsor and Richmond Gazette" between August 1914 and February 1915. As a result of public interest and input, the text was revised and added to in order to make it more accurate and inclusive. Includes information on pioneer families, street name origins, Old Government House, churches, cemeteries, schools, judiciary, government institutions, the Hawkesbury River, bridges, weather, professions, newspaper, horse racing, etc. Our Book No: 16476. $40 AUD.

402. Steele, Rev. Jas (1977). Early Days of Windsor, N. S. Wales (Facsimile ed) [Facsimile Series, no. 3]. Sydney, North Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 268 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, olive boards (gilt lettering spine), black & white photos (including frontispiece), two maps at rear, light foxing edges & endpapers & title page, boards lightly toned & little faded. (This facsimile edition is limited to 750 copies, of which this is no. 264.) Written by the Rev. Jas Steele, being a detailed history of the town of Windsor and the Hawkesbury area on the Hawkesbury River, New South Wales. Covers Windsor's history from exploration starting in 1788 and the first settlers in 1794 through to 1915. First published as a series in the "Windsor and Richmond Gazette" between August 1914 and February 1915. As a result of public interest and input, the text was revised and added to in order to make it more accurate and inclusive. Includes information on pioneer families, street name origins, Old Government House, churches, cemeteries, schools, judiciary, government institutions, the Hawkesbury River, bridges, weather, professions, newspaper, horse racing, etc. ISBN: 0908120028. Our Book No: 28664. $40 AUD.

403. Stenmark, Marea; Martin, David (foreword) (1989). Dad's the Answer. Sydney: North Rocks Press. 164 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Celebrating fathers in Australian families. Proceeds support the Royal NSW Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, North Rocks, Sydney. ISBN: 0959165738. Our Book No: 11725. $10 AUD.

404. Stone, Ken (2015). Aurora Borealis to Botany Bay (1st stated ed). Stroud, NSW: Ken Stone / Copybook Printing. 288 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, endpaper maps, minor edgewear corners, autograph (author's written name title page). The author uses his knowledge of colonial history and Georgian and Victorian society to write this poetic story about British admiral's Sir William Parry's two great adventures. Journals, letter's and books were used to write this poetic story, which will appeal to anyone wanting to learn more about this important part of Australian and British history: Parry's Arctic explorations, and his involvement in the Australian Agricultural Company (Port Stephens region, NSW). ISBN: 9780646917719. Our Book No: 29240. $40 AUD.

405. Strudwick, Shane (2012). The Murray River: One River, Many Lands (Revised ed). Sydney: HarperCollins / ABC Books. 172 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. A passionate and contemporary tribute to Australia's iconic and ancient river. Shane has travelled the length and breadth of the Murray to photograph, connect and share the story of life along the river. The unforgettable photos and stories of people and places make this a very special book. ISBN: 9780733330896. Our Book No: 29858. $60 AUD.

406. Stubbs, Rex; Stubbs, Linda (assistance) (1982). A History of Early Pitt Town Volume II: Hawkesbury History (1st ed). Windsor, NSW: Ladan Pty Ltd. 29 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, thin flexible covers, black library tape on spine (covers staples), few faint marks covers, minor edgewear. This volume examines the development of the town of Pitt Town, with special reference to schools, churches and other public institutions. There is a list of the teachers at Pitt Town Public School from January 1876 to January 1982. The booklet has a bibliography at the rear. ISBN: 0949550000. Our Book No: 29659. $15 AUD.

407. Stuckey, E. S. (Ted) (1990). A Country Boyhood 1908 - 1926. Sydney: E. S. (Ted) Stuckey. 133 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos, written & dated dedication. Self-published recollections of a happy childhood and youth, spent in and around Inverell, New South Wales, in the early years of the century, with a short interlude on a sheep station in Queensland. ISBN: 073169659X. Our Book No: 20396. $12 AUD.

408. Sturt, Charles (1983). An Expedition into the Northwestern Interior of New South Wales 1828 (Facsimile ed). Adelaide: Sullivan's Cove. 115 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), map rear endpaper, minimal edgewear. (Limited edition of 250 copies, this being No. 136. ISBN 0909442258 not printed in book.) Charles Sturt describes his expedition, commissioned by Governor Darling, to find the source of the Macquarie River in northwestern New South Wales (NSW). Our Book No: 13003. $140 AUD.

409. Sulman, Florence; Mort, Eirene (plates),Watkins, Dorothy M. (plates) (1926). A Popular Guide to the Wild Flowers of New South Wales: Volume I (2nd ed). London: Angus & Robertson. 208 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, pictorial green cloth cover, full-page black & white plates, foldout map MISSING, endpapers toned (front pastedown creased), minor foxing (mostly edges), minor toning pages as usual, bookplate. The aim of this small book is to help those who wish to know the names of the wildflowers and a little of their interesting story. The descriptions are given in simple language, and every necessary botanical term is fully explained in an illustrated glossary. There are 51 full-page plates. Our Book No: 21927. $12 AUD.

410. Sussmilch, C. A. (1914). An Introduction to the Geology of New South Wales (2nd ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 269 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, original black cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), black & white photos & drawings, large colour foldout frontispiece map (edges little creased), black & white fold-out maps & drawings, glossy paper, endpapers toned, edges little foxed, minor edgewear. Second edition, revised and enlarged, with 100 illustrations and maps. The author is Principal of Newcastle Technical College, and previously in charge of the Department of Geology and Mining, Sydney Technical College. 32-page catalogue of A&R books at rear. Our Book No: 17261. $50 AUD.

411. Swancott, Charles (1963). Blue Gum Flat to Budewoi: The Story of Wyong Shire's Wonderful Valleys, Lakes and Beaches. Woy Woy, NSW: Brisbane Water Historical Society. 230 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, foldout map at rear, few tiny dents edges. A minutely detailed history of the Wyong district, on the central coast of New South Wales (NSW). Our Book No: 15277. $50 AUD.

412. Swancott, Charles (1979). Hawkesbury River Saga: Ships, Shipbuilders, Wrecks, Piracy, Native Forays, Smuggling, Larceny, Floods, etc. (Reprint ed). Woy Woy, NSW: Brisbane Water Historical Society. 50 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, spine & rear cover little creased, bottom corner front cover & some pages little creased, minor edgewear. Snippets of history about the central coast of New South Wales (NSW), surrounding Gosford. This small booklet has plenty of interesting pieces of history about this fascinating part of New South Wales. Our Book No: 29816. $10 AUD.

413. Tawse, Dawn (editor),Hudson, Alan (editor) (2009 (1998)). The Guiding Light in Port Stephens Heritage - Nelson Head Inner Lighthouse. Port Stephens, NSW: Nelson Head Lighthouse & Rescue Station Reserve Trust. 36 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, plans, minimal edgewear. This book is a tribute to the Inner Lighthouse, at Port Stephens, 130 kms sailing distance north from Sydney, and 33 kms from Newcastle. Describes the many years of unfailing service to the first settlers, and all those people who were associated with her operation in many roles, and the volunteers dedicated to restoring and preserving her for the enjoyment of present and future visitors. Compiled and edited by Tawse and Hudson. Our Book No: 29593. $18 AUD.

414. Taylor, Iain (editor), Murray, Pat (editor),Taylor, Sarah (editor) (2006). Wetlands of the Murrumbidgee River Catchment. Leeton, NSW: Fivebough & Tuckerbil Wetlands Trust Australia. 188 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos inside covers, black & white text-photos, tables, maps, minor edgewear. This book contains papers presented at a forum held at Leeton (NSW) in November 2006 to discuss the management of wetlands within the Murrumbidgee River catchment and adjacent river catchments. ISBN: 9780646470351. Our Book No: 28004. $35 AUD.

415. Teachers Association of NSW, Public Schools Cookery (1963). The Commonsense Cookery Book (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 238 pp. Paperback, fair condition (reading copy), black & white text-photos, adverts front & rear pages, covers & edges foxed, corner tips few pages creased, pages very toned, covers creased, edgewear, sticker mark base spine. Subtitle: "Over 500,000 copies sold". An intact tight copy of this popular cookery book for New South Wales schools, and which also became very popular with the general public. Classic adverts for Tulip Margarine, Mother's Choice Flour, Aunt Mary's Baking Soda, Hi-Fri Solid Cooking Oil and Kitchen Pride Stainless Steel Sinks. Our Book No: 16809. $30 AUD.

416. Tebbutt, John (1887). History and Description: Mr Tebbutt's Observatory, Windsor, New South Wales. Sydney: Joseph Cook & Co., Printers. 74 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover (covers staples), edge pieces missing covers, small pieces missing spine, archival tape repairs front cover, minimal foxing endpapers, rubber stamp, owner's written name front cover. A scarce pamphlet written by the astronomer John Tebbutt who owned a private observatory at Windsor, just northwest of Sydney. Rubber stamp and written name of Glasgow Observatory. Our Book No: 16587. $70 AUD.

417. Tedeschi, Mark (2012). Eugenia: A True Story of Adversity, Tragedy, Crime and Courage (1st ed). Sydney: Simon & Schuster. 260 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos center spread, owner's written name (initials). Prominent Sydney QC recounts the true story of Eugenia Falleni, who was a woman, and was charged with the murder of her wife in New South Wales in 1920. The book traces Eugenia's history. She had lived in Australia for 22 years as a man, and during that time married twice. ISBN: 9781922052292. Our Book No: 16710. $15 AUD.

418. Thomas, Pete,Gorman, Paddy (2000). The Coal Mines the Workers Ran: From Nymboida to United: A Remarkable Chapter in Australia's Industrial History. Sydney: Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union. 143 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. Marks the 25th anniversary of the historic work-in and takeover of the Nymboida Colliery (NSW) by a group of underground mineworkers who refused to accept the sack and loss of their entitlements when their employer was declared bankrupt in February 1975. They worked their mine for five year and retained their entitlements. The Mining Union later acquired a replacement lease for a Hunter Valley Mine, which is today operated by United Collieries. ISBN: 0958564728. Our Book No: 15505. $40 AUD.

419. Thomas, St (1937). St Thomas' Church Port Macquarie (5th ed) [Third Oldest Church in Australia Built in December, 1824]. Sydney / Port Macquarie, NSW: D. S. Ford (Printer) / Parish of Port Macquarie. 52 pp. Paperback oblong trade, very good condition, red card cover, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), string binding, black & white text-photos, edgewear & small edge tears covers. A reprint of a pamphlet originally published in 1924 to mark the centenary of the building of this church as Port Macquarie, New South Wales. Our Book No: 15960. $80 AUD.

420. Thomas, Tyrone (1998). 70 Walks in Southern New South Wales and A.C.T. (1st ed) [Bushwalking Series]. Melbourne: Hill of Content. 229 pp. Paperback, very good condition, many full-page black & white & green maps, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges. This book contains information about 70 walks in southern New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory, and highlights both the Great Dividing Range and the coast. Snowy Mountains walks are also a feature. Walks are graded as easy, medium and hard and all are circuits or retraces, thereby facilitating transport access. Special sections deal with safety, mapping and navigation and a map is provided for every walk suggestion. ISBN: 0855722894. Our Book No: 27107. $20 AUD.

421. Thompson, Ann-Maree,Thompson, Jan (illustrator) (2013). Bizi the Musk Duck of Barren Box Swamp (Reprint ed). Sydney: Ann-Maree Thompson / Printed by Dashing Print. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, covers & spine little creased, minor edgewear corners, autograph (author's & illustrator's written dedications inside front cover). Shortlisted for Environment Award For Children's Literature. This beautiful book is about a Musk Duck named Bizi (Biziura Lobata), who becomes very upset when he finds that his swamp is dying. He sets about to save his home. Based on the true environmental success story of Barren Box Swamp near Griffith, New South Wales. A wonderful book for any age, and a great teacher resource. ISBN: 9780646904986. Our Book No: 29798. $30 AUD.

422. Thompson, Peter,Macklin, Robert (2010). The Big Fella: The Rise and Rise of BHP Billiton (1st p/b ed). Sydney: William Heinemann / Random House. 518 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white & colour photos centre spread, corner tip creased front cover, minor edgewear. This book tells the full, compelling story of how BHP rose from the humblest beginnings in the Australian outback to become, in conjunction with its partner Billiton, the biggest miner in the world today. Winner of the Blake Dawson Prize. ISBN: 9781741667110. Our Book No: 25246. $15 AUD.

423. Thorn, Barbara (editor) (1964). Letters From Goulburn: A Selection of Letters from Mesac Thomas, First Bishop of Goulburn 1863 - 1892. Canberra: Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn. 84 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, black & white photo (portrait), edges lightly foxed, rubbed spot top corner front flyleaf, minor edgewear, some annotation spine & text. Published to mark the centenary of the Church of England in Goulburn. A selection of letters from the letterbooks of Bishop Thomas, who arrived in Goulburn in 1864. The letters give an insight into the conditions in the Diocese at the time, the difficulties faced, and the bishop's hopes and aims. Our Book No: 15497. $15 AUD.

424. Thorn, Julia (1989). Bicycle Tours of Southeastern Australia. Kenthurst, NSW: Kangaroo. 119 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece, maps, pages faintly toned, spine lightly faded, tiny spot fore-edge, minor edgewear. Consists of ten detailed route guides for long distance rides in southeastern Australia. The suggested routes include visits to Far Northern New South Wales, Coast Lakes and Farmland, Beyond the Blue Mountains, Sydney to Canberra, Southern Tablelands to the Coast, Rural Victoria, The Great Ocean Road, Victorian Gold Towns, Along the Murray, Riverland to Adelaide. Introductory sections give information on planning your trip, bicycle choice, clothing, preparation, transporting your bike, accommodation. This is the first book to give routes for long distance rides of one or two weeks' duration in Australia. ISBN: 086417277X. Our Book No: 28506. $15 AUD.

425. Tourist Association, Macquarie Valley (1964). The Macquarie Valley, New South Wales, for Your Inland Holiday. Wellington, NSW: Macquarie Valley Tourist Association (MVTA). 16 pp. Ephemera, pamphlet, one folded sheet of 16 leaves, very good condition, colour text-photos, maps. (Estimated date, 1964, Trove digitised newspaper.) Pamphlet about the historic tourist area in central west New South wales that includes the towns of Dubbo, Mudgee, Molong, Wellington and Gulgong, and the Burrendong Dam (nearing completion). Our Book No: 5607. $10 AUD.

426. Travers, Greg (Greg J.) (2007). The New South Wales Government Bus - a 75th Anniversary: A Pictorial History. Sydney, Tempe: Sydney Bus & Truck Museum. 112 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, few maps, copy 1. A pictorial history of the 75 years of operation of government buses in New South Wales, Australia. ISBN: 9780646481968. Our Book No: 13761. $30 AUD.

427. Travers, Greg (Greg J.) (2007). The New South Wales Government Bus - a 75th Anniversary: A Pictorial History. Sydney, Tempe: Sydney Bus & Truck Museum. 112 pp. Paperback large oblong quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, few maps, copy 2. A pictorial history of the 75 years of operation of government buses in New South Wales, Australia. ISBN: 9780646481968. Our Book No: 13761A. $30 AUD.

428. Trudgeon, Ted (compiler) (1977). Timber Cedar and the Development of the Richmond River. Sydney: Richmond River Historical Society. 28 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, glossy paper, rear cover faintly creased, tiny scuff mark front cover, minor edgewear. An interpretation of the development and importance of cedar to the Richmond River, New South Wales. Compiled from extracts in historical documents, and these can be read and enjoyed in the original written form. The sketches and photos make this a wonderful historical record of the development of this important part of the Hawkesbury. ISBN: 0959914153. Our Book No: 22075. $10 AUD.

429. Trustum, Helen (2000). Old Time Country Halls. Lismore, NSW: Helen Trustum. 408 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, many black & white text-photos, spine little faded, minor edgewear. Presents a description and history of 175 community halls in northern New South Wales between Richmond and the Tweed area. Supported by funds provided by the Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS). ISBN: 0959381511. Our Book No: 17242. $60 AUD.

430. Tsicalas, Peter (2012). Mullumbimby Boom and Bust 1908 - 1928 (Revised or reprint ed). Mullumbimby, NSW: Brunswick Valley Historical Society Inc. 243 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, black & white text-photos, light crease cover near spine, few light creases rear cover, covers little scratched, minor edgewear. Local history of this northern New South Wales municipalty in the early 20th century. There are many heritage photos of local people and buildings of this period. ISBN: 9780958592178. Our Book No: 28881. $80 AUD.

431. Tulloch, David (1969). The Historic Town of Wentworth: At the Junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers (1st ed). Mildura, VIC: Wentworth Shire Council / Sunraysia Daily printers. 104 pp. Paperback trade, stapled (staples rusted), card covers, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, adverts, frontispiece, minor edgewear, rear white cover marked, tiny tear top spine, annotation inside rear cover, edges lightly toned, written & dated dedication. This booklet gives a history of Wentworth, which is Sunraysia's oldest town. It was named after NSW explorer and politician William Charles Wentworth in 1859, and the area proclaimed a municipality in 1879. The detailed text and photos make this a good book for anyone wanting to know about this fascinating historical town. Our Book No: 24039. $13 AUD.

432. Turnbull, Dorothy,Turnbull, Roy (2002). Turnbulls on the Coromandel 1802: Hawkesbury River Colonists. Sydney, Caringbah: Dorothy & Roy Turnbull. 312 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, long genealogical table & name index, spine little faded, minor edgewear. An exhaustive family history, based on the lives of John and Ann Turnbull and their four children, a settler family who sailed from England to Sydney Town on the convict ship Coromandel in 1802, who settled in the Hawkesbury district just to the northwest of Sydney. (A descendent, Malcolm Turnbull, is currently Prime Minister of Australia.). ISBN: 0958017204. Our Book No: 12592. $100 AUD.

433. Turnbull, Marie (2000). In the Footsteps of John Turnbull: The Turnbull's of Ebenezer c1950, and Including All in the Family by Albert Turnbull, Tynside UK: Roxburghshire Scotland to Australia c1750 - 1802. Ebenezer, NSW: Marie Turnbull. 220 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & vignettes, colour photos centre spread, maps (including inside front cover), minor edgewear. Traces the lineages of John and Ann Turnbull who migrated to Australia in the ship Coromandel in 1802, and were pioneer settlers at Ebenezer in the Hawkesbury region, northwest of Sydney. Traces the Turnbulls in great detail in Scotland back to the 13th century! (A descendent, Malcolm Turnbull, is currently Prime Minister of Australia.). ISBN: 064640993X. Our Book No: 17092. $100 AUD.

434. Turvey, Nigel (2006). Terania Creek: Rainforest Wars. Carindale, QLD: Glass House Books. 190 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece portrait, minor edgewear, non-author written dedication inside front cover. The story of a seminal conflict between the forest industry and the conservation movement over rainforests in northern New South Wales (NSW). Deftly presents the perspectives of both camps to draw lessons that have implications wherever environmental and industry interests collide. ISBN: 1876819359. Our Book No: 24116. $10 AUD.

435. Tyers, C. J. (surveyor) (1976). Report of an Expedition to Ascertain the Position of the 141st Degree of East Longitude, being the Boundary Line Between New South Wales and South Australia (Facsimile ed). Melbourne, Carlton: Queensberry Hill Press. 14 + 19 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket. quarter-bound leather, very good condition, marbled boards, gilt lettering spine, two charts folded inside rear pocket, spine little rubbed (bottom little chipped). Slipcase: good condition, cardboard, lightly foxed, closed tear & tiny scuff top edge. (Copy 233 of limited edition of 350 copies.) This facsimile edition was originally printed by F. M. Stokes, "Herald" Office, Sydney, in 1840. The main object of the expedition was to determine the exact position of the boundary line between New South Wales and South Australia. Three different methods were used: triangulation from Melbourne, chronometric measurement from Sydney, and lunar observations near the boundary. The results are in the Appendix. ISBN: 0909174016. Our Book No: 28787. $80 AUD.

436. Tyler, Elsie W. (1985). The Twins of Townsend: Recollections of a Clarence River Childhood (1st ed). Townsend, NSW: Maclean District Historical Society. 94 pp. Paperback wide trade, card covers, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few tiny creases front cover, spine lightly creased & faded, minor edgewear, few tiny marks rear cover, autograph (written name author & her sister). The remarkable story of being a child growing up in the Maclean district, NSW, in the time just before and after the First World War (WW1). This book has many black & white photos of the early years. ISBN: 0909323070. Our Book No: 23856. $10 AUD.

437. Tyler, Peter J. (2011). State Records New South Wales 1788 to 2011. Sydney, Annandale: Desert Pea Press / Federation Press. 150 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), black & white photos. A history of the State Records Authority of New South Wales, which is responsible for maintaining the archives of government departments in New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 9781876861117. Our Book No: 15648. $35 AUD.

438. UFOIC (1977). U.F.O.I.C Newsletter (UFOIC Newsletter). Sydney: UFO Investigation Centre (UFOIC). Each 4 to 8 pp. Each issue: Large quarto, good condition, typewritten, stapled pamphlet (stapled top corner), some foxing & edgewear, punch holes left margin (few copies). An incomplete run of 26 issues of this Sydney, Australia, UFO magazine, dated from February 1969 to January-February 1977. Most issues appear to be photocopies. Consists of nos: 22, 24 25 (2 copies), 27 28, 30 to 36, 38 to 50. Our Book No: 17409. $100 AUD.

439. Upfield, Arthur (1961). The Bachelors of Broken Hill (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). London: Pan Books. 187 pp. Paperback small, good condition, minor edgewear, spine ends little rubbed, tiny tear base spine, few light creases covers, bottom corner rear cover creased, corners front cover creased, edges & pages toned, inside cover & front flyleaf lightly foxed, rear cover toned, few pages miscut bottom edge, owner's written name. When a rash of murders plagues the elderly bachelors of Broken Hill, part-Aboriginal Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte is faced with one of the most challenging mysteries of his career. Already two elderly bachelors have died horribly from cyanide poisoning. Now, two months later, Bony faces a cold trail, no motives, no clues - only vague descriptions of a woman who had been on the scene each time. So Bony waits for what he believes to be inevitable - a third killing. Our Book No: 27511. $10 AUD.

440. Upfield, Arthur (1971). The Bachelors of Broken Hill (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (Reprint ed). London: Pan Books. 187 pp. Paperback small, good condition, minor edgewear, edgewear spine ends, few light creases covers, top corner rear cover creased, bottom corner front cover creased, edges & pages toned. When a rash of murders plagues the elderly bachelors of Broken Hill, part-Aboriginal Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte is faced with one of the most challenging mysteries of his career. ISBN: 0330105876. Our Book No: 27507. $10 AUD.

441. Upfield, Arthur (1994). The Mystery of Swordfish Reef (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery). Melbourne: Hinkler Books. 256 pp. Paperback, very good condition, small tear spine repaired, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear, remainder stripe. On a calm October day in an Australian seaside town (Bermagui, southern New South Wales), three men set out to sea for a day's fishing, and do not return. After a gruesome discovery, renowned part-Aboriginal detective is called in to investigate. ISBN: 0207186197. Our Book No: 3643. $10 AUD.

442. Ure Smith, Sydney (editor),Stevens, Bertram (editor) (1921). The Macquarie Book: The Life and Times of Governor Lachlan Macquarie (Art in Australia, Tenth Number). Sydney: Art in Australia. Unnum pp. Paperback wide octavo, dustjacket (fixed at spine, edges little overlap card cover), good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped-in colour plates, black & white photos, adverts at rear, spine jacket little faded (spine torn), edgewear. The tenth issue of "Art in Australia". An illustrated life of the popular and influential governor of convict settlement in New South Wales. Our Book No: 16766. $50 AUD.

443. Watson, Colin (2004). As it Happened 1803 - 2003: Colin Watson, Friend of the Century for Conservation and Bushwalking. Sydney, Eastwood: Budawang Committee. 391 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & colour photos, maps, minimal edgewear, tiny crease bottom corner rear cover. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Colin Watson, noted conservationist and bushwalker, has put together a wonderful autobiography of his travels and bushwalking in National Parks around Australia. His book is full of information and photos, including the Budawang area of southern New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0959338152. Our Book No: 21691. $20 AUD.

444. Webb, Ian (1999). Blood Sweat and Irons: Building the Great North Road from Wisemans Ferry to Mt. Manning 1827 - 1832 (1st ed). Wiseman's Ferry, NSW: Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society. 72 pp. Paperback quarto, black cloth spine, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, references, minor edgewear, bottom corner front cover creased, old sticker mark front cover. This booklet is about the middle section of the road between Wisemans Ferry and Mt. Manning, named during the construction period as Wisemans District. The author states that the spelling and punctuation in quotations from early documents have been reproduced without alteration. The living conditions and work methods of the convicts who built the road are discussed. A great way to learn about some of the early history of this fascinating Hawkesbury region of New South Wales (NSW). ISBN: 0958622604. Our Book No: 29628. $30 AUD.

445. Weigel, John (1996). The Australian Reptile Park story (1st ed). Gosford, NSW: Australian Reptile Park. 56 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, colour photos, four black & white photos at front, light crease front cover, minor edgewear. This is the story of the Australian Reptile Park, Gosford, New South Wales. Includes the public facilities and activities, the animals, and its life-saving production of snake and spider venoms. ISBN: 0731639340. Our Book No: 20047. $15 AUD.

446. Wellings, H. P. (1965). Eden and Twofold Bay: Discovery, Early History and Points of Interest 1797 - 1965. Bega, NSW: Bega News Print. 48 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, map, minimal edgewear. (Estimated date, 1965.) A local history of this area on the south coast of New South Wales (NSW), first settled by Ben Boyd who built a lighthouse and whaling station in 1842. Our Book No: 12085. $10 AUD.

447. Wellings, H. P. (1966). The Imlay Brothers: Peter, Alexander and George Imlay. Sydney: H. P. Wellings / D. S. Ford (Printers). 24 pp. Paperback, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map inside front cover, old price sticker, owner's written name front cover. (Estimated date, 1966, Trove catalogue.) Cover title continues: "Pioneers in the pastoral, agricultural and merchandise activities in the Twofold Bay and Bega districts of south-eastern section of New South Wales". Loosely inserted: one page brochure, Seahorse Inn, historic Boydtown. Our Book No: 14898. $18 AUD.

448. Wentworth Esq., W. C.; Wentworth, W. C. (foreword) (1978). Statistical, Historical, and Political Description of New South Wales, and Its Dependent Settlements in Van Diemen's Land [etc] (Facsimile ed). Sydney: Doubleday. 466 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, brown leatherette cover (embossed gilt lettering front cover & spine), edges faintly foxed, otherwise excellent. Title continues: "With a particular enumeration of the advantages which these colonies offer for emigration, and their superiority in many respects over those possessed by the United States of America". Facsimile of the first edition published in 1819. The author was Australia's first native-born patriot, statesman, explorer, orator and promoter. He explains the colony's benefits and defects and their resolution (which he worked on for the next 30 years). He supported Governor Macquarie's expansion and Australia's independence. The foreword was written by his grandson, of the same name, who was also a politician. ISBN: 0868240036. Our Book No: 16285. $20 AUD.

449. White, Patrick (1979). The Twyborn Affair (1st ed). London: Jonathan Cape. 432 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge toned, some edgewear jacket (few small edge tears, faint foxing reverse side, sticker mark front flap), edges faintly foxed, edges lightly foxed, copy 1. First edition (precedes American edition by 5 months.) This disquieting Australian novel, developing in 1914, sweeps from a French resort to a bleak corner of New South Wales, then to London streets and the apocalyptic blaze of the Second World War. Key characters include the wealthy middle-aged Australian, Mrs E. Boyd Golson - victim of her social and sexual doubts, and stirred by the mere glimpse of Empress Eudoxia - and a striking young Lieutenant, Eddie Twyborn DSO. ISBN: 0224017330. Our Book No: 3666. $20 AUD.

450. White, Patrick (1979). The Twyborn Affair (1st ed). London: Jonathan Cape. 432 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge toned, minor edgewear & creasing jacket (few small edge tears), owner's written name, copy 2. First edition (precedes American edition by 5 months.) This disquieting Australian novel, developing in 1914, sweeps from a French resort to a bleak corner of New South Wales, then to London streets and the apocalyptic blaze of the Second World War. Key characters include the wealthy middle-aged Australian, Mrs E. Boyd Golson - victim of her social and sexual doubts, and stirred by the mere glimpse of Empress Eudoxia - and a striking young Lieutenant, Eddie Twyborn DSO. ISBN: 0224017330. Our Book No: 3666A. $20 AUD.

451. Whitton, Evan (1987). Can of Worms: A Citizen's Reference Book to Crime and the Administration of Justice. Sydney: Fairfax Library. 373 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, black & white photos, pages lightly toned as common, front cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. An amazing study of organised crime, the judiciary, the police, business and politics in New South Wales. Covers the facts about: The Age Tapes, Lionel Murphy, the Kevin Humphreys Affair, Murray Farquhar, the Wran Royal Commission, the Necklace Trial, Garfield Barwick & Mundroola, three Police Commissioners (Allan, Hanson, & Wood), Morgan Ryan, the Early Release Scheme; the Mackay Murder, and the Enmore Conspiracy. ISBN: 0949054313. Our Book No: 2903. $15 AUD.

452. Wilder, Ken (1994). The Company You Keep: A Publisher's Memoir. Sydney: State Library of New South Wales Press. 276 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos. This memoir recounts the adventures, the triumphs and the tragedies of a lifelong career devoted to books. He worked for 11 years with Hamish Hamilton, one of London's leading literary publishers. He came to Australia in 1961 to run the local operation of the long established company Collins. During 24 years with Collins Australia, he built the company into the largest publisher and distributor in Australia. Among many innovations was a new genre of Australian-focussed children's books. He also recounts his struggle with Murdoch who eventually took over Collins. ISBN: 0730589188. Our Book No: 14426. $25 AUD.

453. Wilks, Miles (2011). Australian Football Clubs in New South Wales and their Contribution to the AFL (1st ed). Seaford, VIC: Bas Publishing. 166 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, few scratches flyleaf & covers, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book ranks the top 25 NSW clubs based on their contribution to the VFL/AFL. It is the aim of this book to redress the attitudes that people have towards Australian football in NSW. The many photos make the book a good addition a sporting collection. ISBN: 9781921496134. Our Book No: 27073. $50 AUD.

454. Williams, J. B., Harden, G. J.,McDonald, W. J. F. (1984). Trees and Shrubs in Rainforests of New South Wales and Southern Queensland (Unstated revised ed). Armidale, NSW: Botany Department, University of New England. 142 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, red card covers, black & white drawings, front cover creased bottom section, owner's written initials front cover. The successor to an earlier book "Rainforest Trees and Shrubs" (Williams & Harden, 1979), which was an attempt to provide a concise, pictorial guide to the trees and shrubs of rainforests in New South Wales (NSW). The area extends from the Victorian border through New South Wales to the Bunya Mountains, Gympie Maryborough and Fraser Island in Queensland. ISBN: 0858345552. Our Book No: 25524. $20 AUD.

455. Williams, Maslyn (1974). Florence Copley of Romney (1st ed). Sydney: Collins. 191 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), endpapers little toned, minor edgewear jacket (top spine chipped), sticker mark front free flyleaf, owner's written name & date. The true story of the beautiful, rich and wilful Florence Copley who was found guilty of murdering her husband. How she was saved from the gallows makes compelling reading. Set in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales (NSW), in the 1840s, when a new kind of society was emerging from the mixture of convict and emigrant settlers, this book captures the beauty and the ruthlessness, the injustice and the courage, that went into the making of a new nation. ISBN: 000221587X. Our Book No: 22379. $12 AUD.

456. Willson, Robert (1996). Canberra Cavalcade: Tales of the People and Legends of Southern New South Wales. Canberra: Mulini Press. 120 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear & rubbing. This book is a series of stories about people who travelled to the south of New South Wales in the early days. The book has some of the legends which have grown up about them. The various towns are covered, but the City of Canberra is the main feature. Caroline Chisholm and Lady Franklin, and the sons of the Faithfull family of Goulburn are mentioned. A fascinating way to learn some early history. Some of the stories have appeared in The Canberra Times. ISBN: 0949910600. Our Book No: 29818. $35 AUD.

457. Wilson, Edwin (2006). The Melancholy Dane: A Portrait of the Poet as a Young Man. Sydney, Lane Cove: Woodbine Press. 368 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, pictorial card cover (with flaps), black & white text-photos, tiny crease bottom edge, minor edgewear. Memoirs and poems of the author who was born at Lismore, New South Wales. This is his 19th book, and second book of poetic memoirs, following on from "The Mullumbimby Kid". ISBN: 0949557218. Our Book No: 22305. $15 AUD.

458. Wilson, Edwin; McAlpine, Elizabeth (drawings),Ryan, J. S (introduction) (2010). New Selected Poems: A Collection of Flowers 1967 - 2009 (1st ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Woodbine Press. 244 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. Poems by the author who was born at Lismore, New South Wales, and is a poet, artist and botany teacher (who last worked at the Royal Botanic gardens, Sydney). This is his 11th book of poetry. ISBN: 9780949557315. Our Book No: 26249. $20 AUD.

459. Wilson, Gavin (2002). The Big River Show: Murrumbidgee Riverine. Wagga Wagga, NSW: Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. 86 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour & black & white illustrations. This richly illustrated catalogue was published by the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery to accompany the exhibition of The Big River Show: Murrumbidgee Riverine at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, October to December, 2002. The exhibition reflects the artistic, textual and oral interpretations of the Murrumbidgee and its associated histories, and includes works by Elioth Gruner, Ludwig Hirschfield Mack and others. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 1875247173. Our Book No: 22766. $15 AUD.

460. Wilson, Louise (2009). Robert Forrester, First Fleeter. Melbourne: Louise Wilson. 442 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear corners, top corner front cover creased, bottom edge lightly marked, few marks fore-edge, autograph (author's written dedication). A readable biography of Robert Forrester, a convict who arrived in the First Fleet, who was one of the first convicts who chose to become an Australian. He did not give up his amazing effort at the Hawkesbury when others did. He was illiterate, and left no diaries or personal correspondence. The author has used determined detective work to recreate his life, using the voluminous government records of the times. His story shows real courage in a time when he and his family had to cope with floods, fire, famine and the NSW corps. ISBN: 9780980447828. Our Book No: 29320. $60 AUD.

461. Wood, Diana (2000). Not Lost but Gone Before: Wisemans Ferry Cemetery. Wiseman's Ferry, NSW: Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society. 70 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, appendixes, front cover little rubbed, bottom corner front cover creased, covers little scratched, white background rear cover little marked. This book originated from a project undertaken as part of the requirements for the Associate Diploma in Local and Applied History at the University of New England. This historic cemetery, located on the south bank of the Hawkesbury river, is three kilometres downstream from the village of Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales. The cemetery is in the Parish of Frederick, Shire of Hornsby, County of Cumberland, and overlooks Trollope Reach, named for the English writer who visited the area in 1872. ISBN: 0958622612. Our Book No: 29622. $45 AUD.

462. Wood, W. Allan (1972). Dawn in the Valley: The Story of Settlement in the Hunter River Valley to 1833 [The Early History of the Hunter Valley Settlement]. Sydney: Wentworth Books. 346 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, some edge tears jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), minor edgewear, tape marks front free flyleaf, top edge lightly foxed, minimal insect damage bottom edge, corner tips few pages folded, minor annotation in text, owner’s written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The author, from Musswellbrook, has written a magnificent and comprehensive (now scarce) local history of the Hunter Valley, centred around Maitland, a town just inland from the central coast of New South Wales. ISBN: 0855870273. Our Book No: 13422. $150 AUD.

463. Woodford, James (2002). The Wollemi Pine: The Incredible Discovery of a Living Fossil from the Age of the Dinosaurs (Revised ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 212 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned as common. Revised edition. This primitive pine tree was discovered only 100 km from Sydney in 1994 in the Wollemi Wilderness. This living fossil was believed to have become extinct millions of years ago. It has now been cultivated and is widely available in Australia. A remarkable botanical detective story. ISBN: 1876485744. Our Book No: 16320. $12 AUD.

464. Woodland, Tony (1994). Lachlan Valley Railway Society (A Pictorial History): Volume 1: 1974 - 77 (1st ed). Adelaide, Elizabeth: Railmac Publications. 32 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos & timetables, map, minor edgewear, covers little rubbed & scratched. This publication is about The Lachlan Valley Railway Society Co-operative Ltd which formed in 1974 and incorporated in 1977, with the aim of restoring and maintaining in running order some of the state's remaining steam locomotives and vintage rolling stock. ISBN: 0949817988. Our Book No: 26412. $15 AUD.

465. Woods, Julian (2005). Next Stop, Goulburn (1st ed). Charnwood, ACT: Ginninderra Press. 324 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. This collection of 12 short stories reflects scattered segments of Australian life in southern New South Wales (NSW) in the latter half of the 20th century. The author writes of human types and situations and tries to create significance from the chaos of experience. ISBN: 1740273265. Our Book No: 23984. $18 AUD.

466. Wright, Don,Clancy, Eric (1993). The Methodists: A History of Methodism in NSW. Sydney, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. 276 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, small mark top edge near spine, minor edgewear. The story of Methodism in New South Wales from the establishment of the first class meetings in the colony until the inauguration of the Uniting Church in 1977. ISBN: 1863734287. Our Book No: 25164. $20 AUD.

467. Writer, Larry; Barret, Steve (with),Bouda, Simon (with) (1992). Garden of Evil: The Granny Killer's Reign of Terror. Sydney: Ironbark Press. 230 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. The amazing story of serial killer John Glover who murdered several grandmothers in Sydney. ISBN: 187547112X. Our Book No: 20992. $15 AUD.

468. Wymark, Marjorie,Clark, Rev. Peter (No Date). The Macquarie Schoolhouse and St. John's Church Wilberforce (5th ed). City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. Unnum 20 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white text-photos. Pamphlet history of the Macquarie Schoolhouse (1820), and Saint John's Church (1859, Hawkesbury district, New South Wales. (Loosely inserted: Colour postcard, Ebenezer Church, built 1809.). Our Book No: 3918. $10 AUD.

469. Young, Robert (2016). This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist (Reprint ed). Thirroul, NSW: Robert Young. 178 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, maps, figures, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear & rubbing, autograph (author's written dedication). The Rev. William Clarke came to Australia in 1839 with an established reputation in geology, and was so influential that he is known as the “father of Australian geology”. Portrays the man as a scientist, cleric and scholar. He uses Clarke's many publications to discuss the previously unrecorded strengths of Clarke's work in meteorology, hydrology and education, as well as his support for the explorers Leichhardt and Kennedy. ISBN: 9780994381408. Our Book No: 29870. $30 AUD.

470. Zoological, Parks Board of NSW; Kaye, Mary (editor) (1981). Western Plains Zoo Book (1st ed). Sydney: Zoological Parks Board of NSW. 56 pp. Paperback oblong wide octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour & sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, minor edgewear & rubbing. (Picture of Bengal tiger in lake on front cover.) This zoo was opened in 1977 near Dubbo, New South Wales, as an extension of Taronga Zoo in Sydney. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0724061363. Our Book No: 7568. $10 AUD.