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  • A voyage to the South Sea undertaken by command of His Majesty for the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies in His Majesty's ship the Bounty commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh.... by Bligh, William
    Bligh, William
    A voyage to the South Sea undertaken by command of His Majesty for the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies in His Majesty's ship the Bounty commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh....

    Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia, 1969. Title page continues "including an account of the mutiny on board the said ship, and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship's boat, from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch settlement in the East Indies." Brown cloth, green cloth spine label. pp (12), 264 + frontispiece portrait + 2 folding plates + 3 folding maps + 1 full-page map. Fine copy. Facsimile of the London, 1792, original. Australiana Facsimiles No. 121. 2 kg parcel.; Large quarto

    Book ID: 47688
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  • Landon, Fred
    An Exile from Canada to Van Diemen's Land: Being the Story of Elijah Woodman Transported Overseas for Participation in the Upper Canada Troubles of 1837-38

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Longmans, Green, 1960. Pale grey cloth. pp (14), 321. Index. Light yellowing to page edges; armorial bookplate at front hidden by jacket flap, else fine. Jacket has small tears along top edge, VG otherwise.This is the story of Elijah Woodman, a gentle, hard-working settler in Upper Canada, who was caught up in the struggle for political reform in the 1830's and, charged as a traitor, suffered the penalty that was held to be worse than hanging - transportation to the British penal colony in Van Diemanís Land." Compiled from his unpublished diaries. ; Octavo.

    Book ID: 47695
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  • Frost, Alan
    Arthur Phillip: His Voyaging, 1738-1814

    Edition: First Edition

    Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press, 1987. Quarto, green boards, endpaper maps. pp (xii), 320 + colour plates; maps, charts, and illustrations in text. Fine in jacket, no owner names. Phillip was the founding governnor of the convict colony in New South Wales and was one of the most travelled men of his time. 1.5 kg parcel 0195547012

    Book ID: 35224
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  • DUNCAN, Norman
    AUSTRALIAN BYWAYS: the narrative of a sentimental traveller. Illustrated by George Harding

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harper, 1915. Octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others rough trimmed. pp (10), (294) + frontispiece with tissue guard and 16 other tritone plates. Spine sunned with gilt lettering flaked away though lettering is still readable; two small light spots to lower outer corner of front cover; tissue guard yellowed and foxed; cracked rear inner hinge neatly repaired; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Duncan, from Brantford, Ontario, after graduaton from the University of Toronto in 1895, was on staff of The New York Evening Post 1897-1901, and lived mainly in the USA after 1900. He worked as a professor at Washington and Jefferson College and the University…

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    New York: Harper, 1915. Octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others rough trimmed. pp (10), (294) + frontispiece with tissue guard and 16 other tritone plates. Spine sunned with gilt lettering flaked away though lettering is still readable; two small light spots to lower outer corner of front cover; tissue guard yellowed and foxed; cracked rear inner hinge neatly repaired; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Duncan, from Brantford, Ontario, after graduaton from the University of Toronto in 1895, was on staff of The New York Evening Post 1897-1901, and lived mainly in the USA after 1900. He worked as a professor at Washington and Jefferson College and the University of Kansas. He made and wrote about several trips to Newfoundland and Labrador and in 1907-08 was a correspondent for Harper's magazine in Syria, Palestine, Arabia and Egypt. Duncan landed in Freemantle, WA, and travelled east to Syndey, thence to Queensland and Papua New Guinea.

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    Book ID: 42744
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  • DUNCAN, Norman
    AUSTRALIAN BYWAYS: the narrative of a sentimental traveller. Illustrated by George Harding

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harper, 1915. Octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others rough trimmed. pp (10), (294) + frontispiece with tissue guard and 16 other tritone plates. Spine lightly darkened; bruise to lower outer corner of front cover; yellowing to fore and bottom page edges; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Duncan, from Brantford, Ontario, after graduation from the University of Toronto in 1895, was on staff of The New York Evening Post 1897-1901, and lived mainly in the USA after 1900. He worked as a professor at Washington and Jefferson College and the University of Kansas. He made and wrote about several trips to Newfoundland and Labrador and in 1907-08…

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    New York: Harper, 1915. Octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others rough trimmed. pp (10), (294) + frontispiece with tissue guard and 16 other tritone plates. Spine lightly darkened; bruise to lower outer corner of front cover; yellowing to fore and bottom page edges; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Duncan, from Brantford, Ontario, after graduation from the University of Toronto in 1895, was on staff of The New York Evening Post 1897-1901, and lived mainly in the USA after 1900. He worked as a professor at Washington and Jefferson College and the University of Kansas. He made and wrote about several trips to Newfoundland and Labrador and in 1907-08 was a correspondent for Harper's magazine in Syria, Palestine, Arabia and Egypt. Duncan landed in Freemantle, WA, and travelled east to Sydney, thence to Queensland and Papua New Guinea.

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    Book ID: 42711
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  • HAWKEY, William
    BLIGH'S OTHER MUTINY

    London: Angus & Robertson, 1975. Black boards. pp 202 + plates, index. VG in VG price-clipped jacket, no owner names. Story of the army rebellion in New South Wales in 1805 when William Bligh was Governor. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 48646
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  • Cruise of the "Alert." Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene Waters. (1878-82.). With Sixteen full-page Woodcut Illustrations from Photographs by F. North, R.N., and from Sketches by the Author by Coppinger, R. W. (Richard William), 1828-1892.
    Coppinger, R. W. (Richard William), 1828-1892.
    Cruise of the "Alert." Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene Waters. (1878-82.). With Sixteen full-page Woodcut Illustrations from Photographs by F. North, R.N., and from Sketches by the Author

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1883. Olive pictorial cloth stamped in red and gilt. pp (xvi), 256 + plates.Spine tanned, with gilt dulled, mild wear to ends; a few small light spots to rear cover; book a bit leaned; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; owner rubber stamp in top margin of title page; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Ferguson 8682 : "In the summer of 1878 it was decided by the Lords of the Admiralty to equip a vessel for the threefold purpose of continuing the survey of the Straits of Magellan, of investigating the nature and exact position of certain doubtful reefs and islands in the South Pacific Ocean, and of surveying a portion of the northern and western coasts of Australia." 2 kg parcel; Quarto

    Book ID: 48484
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  • WALKER, James Backhouse
    EARLY TASMANIA. Papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899.

    Tasmania: H.H. Pimblett, 1950. Third printing (first was in 1902) Octavo, red cloth gilt. pp viii, 292, (2) + 6 folding maps and a frontispiece portrait. A VG clean, bright and tight copy, no owner names.

    Book ID: 33860
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  • DILKE, Charles Wentworth, Sir
    GREATER BRITAIN: A Record of Travel in English-Speaking Countries. Third Edition.

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Harper, 1869. Octavo, original brown cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered. pp (xvi), (17)-561, [1], (1, ads). 11 illustrations and 6 maps in text. Indexed. One dime-sized damp spot to front cover, damp streaks to rear cover; Odd Fellows bookplate inside front cover; page edges yellowed; else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy, hinges not cracked. Part I covers the USA including Utah, with one short chapter on Canada; Part II covers the Pacific, including Pitcairn Island, and the Maories; Part III is about Australia; Part IV covers Ceylon (two chapters), and India. Flake 2839 (3 chapters are on the Mormons).

    Book ID: 42913
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  • HARMER,
    IT'S A JOKE, JOYCE: Australia's funny women

    Sydney: Currency Press, 1994. Second edition. Profiles and pictures of over 100 Australian comediennes through the years.; Quarto

    Condition: Fine

    Book ID: 44703
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  • EDWARDS, Cecil
    JOHN MONASH

    Edition: First printing

    Melbourne: State Electricity Commission of Victoria, 1970. Black cloth, pp 76, illustrated. Front free endpaper has ink owner name and bookstore rubber stamp, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Monash was one of the most outstanding Allied commanders during WWI. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 48117
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  • STRAHAN, Ronald, editor
    MAMMALS OF AUSTRALIA

    Edition: First printing

    Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995. Quarto, green boards. pp 756. Colour photos, maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. 1560986735

    Book ID: 46197
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  • FLEAY, David
    NIGHTWATCHMEN OF BUSH AND PLAIN. Australian Owls and Owl-like Birds.

    Brisbane: Jacaranda Press, 1958. Quarto, black boards, endpaper maps. [12], 163 pp + numerous colour and black & white plates. Ink name and address along top margin of front free endpaper and title page, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has sunning to spine, a few short tears, VG otherwise. "The first definitive work on Australian owls. But it is not only this, for it traces one man's development as a naturalist, beginning with a boyhood love of the Australian bush, and leading to a world rep utation in his chosen field." - jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 15739
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  • JONES, Helen
    NOTHIING SEEMED IMPOSSIBLE: women's education and social change in South Australis 1876-1915

    Edition: First Edition

    St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1985. Black boards. pp (xvi), 259. Index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has one small tear, nick; red spine lettering sunned to yellow; VG. 0702219347

    Book ID: 43789
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  • HARRIS, Walter Kilroy
    OUTBACK IN AUSTRALIA, or Three Australian Overlanders: being an account of the longest Overlanding journey ever attempted in Australia with a single horse, and including chapters on various phases of Outback Life

    Edition: First printing

    Letchworth, England: Garden City Press, 1913. Octavo, original maroon cloth gilt lettered. pp (2), x, 224 + 29 photos on 20 plates + 1 map; index. Some foxing to page edges and text, esp. to early leaves, else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names.

    Book ID: 33842
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  • RAMBLES OF AN AUSTRALIAN NATURALIST From the notes and journals of Thomas Ward by FOUNTAIN, Paul
    FOUNTAIN, Paul
    RAMBLES OF AN AUSTRALIAN NATURALIST From the notes and journals of Thomas Ward

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Dutton, 1907. Octavo, brown cloth gilt, top edges gilt. pp viii, (344). Bit of wear to spine tips, upper rear joint' front joint repaird externally with brown rice paper; small name label at front; in all, just good externally, but now tight in the binding, text quite clean and unworn, no owner names. Made from sheets of the London (Murray) edition with a cancel title leaf. Ward was a Queensland stock-farmer and a keen amateur naturalist. Detailed account of some Ozian flora and fauna.

    Book ID: 39331
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  • Sturt, John (Richard C. Davis, editor)
    The Central Australian Expedition 1844-1846: The Journals of John Sturt

    London: Hakluyt Society, 2002. Dark blue cloth gilt. Pp (lxxii), 366; 5 colour illustrations and 1 map in text. Fine in fine jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.; Tall octavo 0904180808

    Book ID: 29938
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  • CSIRO
    The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers

    Melbourne University Press, 2000. Third printing of the 1991 second edition (the latest edition). Two volumes, quarto, green boards. pp 1155. Eight colour plates, photos and illustrations in text. Bibliography, index. Fine in very nearly fine jackets, no owner marks, a nice pair. Note: 4.5 kg parcel, EXTRA SHIPPING WILL BE REQUIRED.

    Book ID: 46397
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  • LEICHHARDT, F.W. Ludwig
    THE LETTERS OF F.W. LUDWIG LEICHHARDT. Collected and newly translated by M. Arousseau (3 volume set)

    Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press for The Hakluyt Society, 1968. Three volume set, blue cloth. pp xvi, 423; v, 425-819; v, 821-1174 + frontis. portrait, one folding map, one map in text, indexed. Fine copies, no owner names. Pale blue jackets has a few short tears, light spine sunning, VG otherwise. Leichhart was the most important of the scientific explorers of Australia. The letters extend from his student years in the 1830s until his disappearance in the Australian interior in 1848. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 29395
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  • HENNING, Rachel (1826-1914)
    THE LETTERS OF RACHEL HENNING. With forty pen-drawings by Norman Lindsay. Introduction by David Adams

    Sydney: Bulletin Newspaper Co, 1952. Quarto, pp (126), [2], stapled in illustrated card covers. Text in three columns. Light rubbing along spine; soft crease to upper outer corners; tan spot to lower blank first page; VG otherwise. Letters to her sisters written 1853-82 by this English emigrant to Australia.

    Book ID: 42373
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