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Armed service tribute

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: Armed service


This homage to the icon of the rising sun badge embellished with a record of Australia's historic involvements. View more info

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN AT WAR

By: Adam-Smith Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson aUSTRALIA: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010009

ISBN: 0 17 006408 5

Condition: Very Good


Heavy book, may incur additional postage. A history of how women have responded to war, from 1900 to 1945. View more info

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THE ANZAC CONNECTION

By: Ball Desmond (Edited by)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: George Allan and Unwin, Sydney: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012413

ISBN: 086861503X

Condition: Excellent


Published in the wake of the controversy over New Zealand's anti=nuclear stance and the question of its place in the ANZUS Treaty, this collection surveys the strategic situation of Australia and New Zealand in the 1980s.In it, a panel of experts from both sides of the Tasman examine the extent to chich the two nations constitute in reality a single strategic entity, the background to their defence policies and problems, the areas of overlap and of difference between the... View more info

HORSEMAN, PASS BY The Australian Light Horse in World War 1

By: Baly Lindsay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Spellmont, UK: 2004

Seller ID: 2017033

ISBN: 1862272557

Condition: Excellent


Well researched and presented account of the Australian Light Horse in World War 1 covering their time in Egypt, Gallipoli and Palestine. Includes maps and photographs of the time. View more info

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100 YEARS OF AVIATION The Australian Experience, The Proceedings of the 2003 RAAF History Conference, Held in Canberra on 4-5 August 2003

By: Brent Wing Commander Keith Edited By

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Aerospace Centre, Canberra: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012378

ISBN: 0642265879

Condition: Excellent


100 Years of Aviation, The Australian Military Experience, The Proceedings of the 2003, RAAF History Conference, Held in Canberra on 4-5 August, 2003. View more info

EVIE HAYES And I Loves Ya Back

By: Crampton John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012361

ISBN: 0207174059

Condition: Excellent


The story of the Australian show business legend Evie Hayes as well as a record of the history of Australian theatre and television. Filled with fascinating memorabilia, theatre programmes, song sheets and over 180 photographs. View more info

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THE FEDERATION CATALOGUE Household Life in Australia 1890-1915

By: Cuffley Peter

Price: $33.00

Publisher: The Five Mile Press Aust.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017019

ISBN: 186463099x

Condition: As New


Using Catalogues of the day which performed a vital function in showing customers all the latest available goods, from toothpaste and toys to pianos and bedroom suites the author provides a vivid picture as well as an informative text of social life of the Federation Era in Australian History. Can be used as a text for historical reading or as an aide for the collector of all things Australiana. View more info

A GREMLIN ON MY SHOULDER The Story of an Australian Fighter Pilot

By: Cundy Ron

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Australian Military History Publications, Australia: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2012328

ISBN: 1876439386

Condition: Excellent


Against all odds, Ron Cundy became a fighter pilot and completed many operational combat missions against some of Germany's highest scoring fighter aces. He was thrice decorated, being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Distinguished Flying Medal and was Mentioned in Dispatches for gallantry in action against the enemy. View more info

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PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE

By: Daws Gavan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012297

ISBN: 074328528x

Condition: Excellent


The Japanese army took over 140,000 military prisoners in the Second World War in the Pacific, British, Australian, American and Dutch. One in four died at the hands of their captors. Gavan Daws combined ten years of documentary research and hundreds of interviews with POWs on three continents to write this shattering re creation of the Allied experience. View more info

The Federation House A Restoration Guide

By: Evans,Ian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Flannel Flower Press: 1986

Seller ID: 013290

Condition: Excellent


The Federation House A Restoration Guide by Evans is 160 crisp pp of information, book just touching a kilo to post, dj in protective wrap. Sections include walls roof glass joinery plaster pressed metal hardware lighting & quite a few more plus references & glossary. View more info

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AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTERS Revised and Updated

By: Grattan Michelle Edited By

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Holland Australia: 2001

Seller ID: 2017043

ISBN: 1864367563

Condition: Very Good


Well researched and presented account of all Australian Prime Ministers untill publication. Part profile, part political analysis, twenty-one historians, biographers and political analysysts discuss those who have reached Ausralia's highest public office and the forces that have shaped them. View more info

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WAR DIARY 1942

By: Johnston George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins: 1984

Seller ID: 2012464

ISBN: 0002173239

Condition: Very Good


1942 was a crucial year for Australia, it was under the direct threat of invasion and was the year of the New Guinea campaign although in this diary George Johnston's immediate observations and insights of day-to-day conflicts and the disease, hunger and conditions faced by individual servicemen. View more info

ALMA DOEPEL The History of An Australian Schooner 1903-1975

By: McDonell Captain Ralph

Price: $85.00

Publisher: R. McDonell Australia:

Inscription: Signed by Ships Captain

Seller ID: 012720

ISBN: 0731619315

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Ships captain and dated 1990. Book is in very good condition with plastic sleeve for protection. The "Alma Doepel" was built of timber from the forests of the Bellinger Valley in northern NSW, the design being sketched by Frederick Doepel on his kitchen table. The ship had a long history of trading in the waters of Bass Strait and the Tasman Sea as well as seeing the war out with the Australian Army. Rescued as a floating hulk in 1976 the Alma Doep... View more info

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BUSHRANGERS Australia's Greatest Self-made Heroes

By: McHugh Evan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Penguin - Australia: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2017064

ISBN: 0670075418

Condition: Excellent


Well researched and presented the author includes Cash and Company, Matthew Brady, Bold Jack Donohue, Ben Hall, Captain Thunderbolt and Ned Kelly as well as others. View more info

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WALKING WITH THE ANZACS A Guide to Australian Battlefields on the Western Front

By: Mclachlan Mat

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hatchette Australia: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2017051

ISBN: 0734409079

Condition: Excellent


Excellent Conldition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, Well researched and presented guide representing fourteen walking tours of the most important sites for Australians on the Western Front. Maps and photos support the text. BOOK SIGNED BY AUTHOR. View more info

PAVING THE WAY

By: Newland Simpson

Price: $165.00

Publisher: London, Gay and Hancock Ltd.: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013243

Condition: Very Good


Very Good condition with tight binding and clean hard boards. Boards Red colour with gilt text to front and spine. This is the illustrated edition with many original b/w photographs of historical significance. View more info

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THE FLOATING BROTHEL The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ship and Its Cargo of Female Convicts

By: Rees Sian

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Headline, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012290

ISBN: 0747272867

Condition: As New


In July 1789 237 women convicts left England for Botany Bay in New South Wales on board a ship called he Lady Julian. This is the enthralling story of this extraordinary group of women and their voyage half way around the world. View more info

JOHN CURTIN a Biography

By: Ross Lloyd

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sun Books, Australia: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012923

ISBN: 072510418x

Condition: Very Good


John Curtin, Australian Prime Minister during the difficult war years of 1941-45 left school at 14 to grow up in a time of optimism, revolution and change, years which saw the growth of the Socialist Party and what was to become the Australian Labor Party. Influenced by English socialist, Mom Mann and the eloquent Labor militant, Frank Anstey, Curtin opposed Australia's participation in World War 1 and was a vigorous opponent of conscription and British imperialism. We... View more info

FLAWS IN THE GLASS a Self-Portrait

By: White Patrick

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Uk: 1984

Seller ID: 012535

ISBN: 0140062939

Condition: Good


With candour, force and emotion, Patrick White writes of his yough in Australia, his English boarding-school, his life at Cambridge and trips to Germany, London during the Blitz, RAF wartime intelligence in the Middle East and his first meeting with the man who was to become the central focus of his life. View more info