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Image for City of Sydney N.S.W.: The Municipal Council of Sydney. 'Vade Mecum', 1939

City of Sydney N.S.W.: The Municipal Council of Sydney. 'Vade Mecum', 1939

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Australia, The Municipal Council of Sydney: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030265

Condition: Good


317pp, index, photographs. Small hardback, red leather, a few rubs, boards slightly sprung, a Good tight copy. The fortieth year of issue. View more info

Image for Paradise Reforged: A History of the New Zealanders from the 1880S to the Year 2000

Paradise Reforged: A History of the New Zealanders from the 1880S to the Year 2000

By: Belich, James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Allen Lane: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021803

ISBN: 0713991720

Condition: Very Good


606pp, index, references. Black boards, slight edge rubbing, general browning to pages, a VG copy in (spine colour faded from green to blue) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Saddleworth: Hub of the Wheel

Saddleworth: Hub of the Wheel

By: Bellman, Elinor A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Australia, Saddleworth Progress Association: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: R23439

ISBN: 0646257625

Condition: Very Good


288pp, index, illustrated, maps, endpaper maps, errata slip taped to rear endpaper. Laminated pictorial boards, lower front corner bumped, otherwise VG clean tight copy. The story of Saddleworth near Adelaide in South Australia, its organisation and structure, includes a section on Saddleworth families, in alphabetical order, including many English settlers. Of interest to genealogists. Signed by author on title page. View more info

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Colonial Blue: A History of the South Australian Police Force, 1836-1916

By: Clyne, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015995

ISBN: 1862540004

Condition: Very Good


xxi + 299pp, illustrated endpapers, index, bibliography, notes, map, black and white photographs. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slightly edge chipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed by the author on title page. Includes an interesting letter from the President of the South Australian Police Historical Society Inc. to the previous owner of this book. View more info

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To Walk a Fair Beat: A History of the South Australian Women Police 1915 - 1987

By: Higgs, Patricia / Bettess, Christine

Price: £15.00

Publisher: South Australia, Past and Present Women Police Association: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016028

ISBN: 0731603605

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 234pp, index, bibliography, footnotes, illustrated. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Australian People, Australian Tales

By: Marks, Neil

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017413

ISBN: 073225969X

Condition: Very Good


xi + 212pp, illustrations. Softback, general light reading creases, a VG copy. View more info

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Report of Royal Commissioner on Loss of H.M.A.S. 'Voyager'

By: Spicer, The Honourable Sir John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Australia, Royal Commissioner: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015853

Condition: Good


51pp, 6 appendices including fold-out chart. Card covers, general reading wear with some edge creasing, small edge tear to one page, light foxing to covers and contents. Report into the tragic collision between the aircraft carrier 'Melbourne' and the Daring Class destroyer 'Voyager' on the night of 10th February 1964. Scarce. View more info

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Reed Illustrated History of New Zealand

By: Wright, Matthew

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Reed Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021046

ISBN: 0790009552

Condition: Very Good


488pp, index, bibliography, notes, maps, drawings, illustrations from the Alexander Turnbull Library. Blue boards, slight edge rubbing, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info