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Australians Under Fire: 1942

By: Colligan, Mimi

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sprintpak Pty Ltd.: 1991

Seller ID: 1643307

Condition: Near Fine


No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1991 Large Hardcover. A wonderfully illustrated look at Australia's role in World War II. View more info

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The Journey of Burke and Wills

By: Colwell, Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199952

ISBN: 0600041379

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good.Small tear to rear jacket flap. 1971 Large Hardcover. 152 pp. In 1860–61, Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills led an expedition of 19 men with the intention of crossing Australia from Melbourne in the south, to the Gulf of Carpentaria in the north, a distance of around 3,250 kilometres (approximately 2,000 miles). At that time most of the inland of Australia had not been explored by non-indigenous people and was completely unknown to the... View more info

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Gympie Gold

By: Holthouse, Hector

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Angus and Robertson: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1524482

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes original jacket. Corners lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1973 Hard Cover. 209 pp. 8 5/8 x 5 1/2. When James Nash discovered gold in 1867 in eastern Queensland, he could never have envisaged the frenzy which would sweep the land. Combining thorough historical research with a dramatic reconstruction of events, this book is a colourful, authentic documentary of this fascinating era in Australia's past. View more info

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Toku-Tai: Japanese Submarine Operations in Australian Waters

By: Lind, Lew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kangaroo Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205286

Condition: Near Fine


First edition.Jacket very lightly rubbed. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. The Japanese Navy's midget submarine attack in Sydney Harbor on the night of May 31 and June 1, 1942, shocked the Australian people, who up to that time had thought that the country's remoteness provided some degree of security from the Japanese aggressors. Toku-tai focuses on this surprise attack and also covers the mor... View more info

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The Australian Crusoes; or, The Adventures of An English Settler and His Family in the Wilds of Australia.

By: Rowcroft, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: J.W. Bradley: 1859

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2101750

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, binding repaired, front free endpaper removed, portion of frontispiece tissue guard absent. 1859 Hard Cover. iii, 512 pp. 8vo. From the sixth London edition. Includes engraved frontispiece & plates. The story of a British family's time spent in the Australian wilderness, taking its name from Daniel Defoe's famous novel Robinson Crusoe. View more info