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Author: John Sadleir
The high point of the author's career occurred when he took command of the siege and capture of Ned Kelly and his gang at Glenrowan.
Author: Steve FoleySince 1854, The Age newspaper has reflected the changing eras of Melbourne, from colonial outpost and Federation birthplace of the 1890s, to the post-war paradise of quarter acre blocks and the metropolis of the 21st century
Facsimile Edition of the Minutes of Evidence, together with Appendices
A series of maps reflecting the early development of Sydney - 1788 to 1900.
Issued: Convention Publications Committee
Memorial volume of the International Temperance Convention, Melbourne 1888 - papers & proceedings, with portraits of reformers, views of buildings & statistical charts.
Compiled By: Dr C J Smee and J Selkirk Provis
A further collection of "humorous verses and recitations" from the Bulletin. Authors include CJ Dennis & Harry (Breaker) Morant. Some illustrations by Percy Lindsay.
Author: Raffaello Carboni
'The Consequence of Some Pirates Wanting on Quarter-Deck a Rebellion.'
Author: Peter Yule
In 1945-46, Australian National Airways flew the longest international route mileage of any airline in the world. This book follows the history of ANA, the forgotten giant of Australian aviation.
Author: Frank Horner
Baudin in Australia 1801-1803
The voyage of French explorer, Nicolas Baudin, in 1800-1804 is all but forgotten in France and Australia, though it produced the first 'complete' map of Australia.
Author: E MorrowLife in the North-West of Australia during the 1920s-30s is depicted by the author and the difficulties of the settlers are revealed. The Mounted Police in those early days suffered their own hardships: hunger, thirst, solitude.
Author: Barry Humphries
This gives the texts of the complete soliloquies of one of Barry Humphries's most enduring characters - Sandy Stone.
Editors: David Clune and Ken Turner
2 volumes - pen portraits of every Premier of New South Wales in the 19th (vol 1) and 20th (vol 2) centuries
Author: Annie Yoffa
'Adventures in the Australian bush'. A very scarce title with only 600 copies printed - in 1929. The tales of a lone woman hiking in the Australian bush.
Authors: Colin Tatz & Brian Stoddart
A thoughtful history of one of Australia's foremost social and sporting institutions and its relationship to Sydney. Many photographs. First edition.
Author: By Authority
Reproduction of the 1811 editions of Australia's first newspaper.
Author: Captain Arthur Phillip
The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay with an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island compiled from Authentic Papers
Author: Francois Pelsaert
First published in 1647, reissued with a translation from the original Dutch, and a commentary by Martin Terry of the Australian National Maritime Museum.
Author: Robert Garvey
A record of the construction in Fremantle of the replica of the Seventeenth Century United Dutch East India Company ship Duyfken (Little Dove).