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THE WHITLAM MOB

By: Mungo MacCallum

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Schwartz Publishing Australia: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019041

ISBN: 1863956794

Condition: Very Good


An entertaining as well as enlightening book by the author. The Whitlam government's key figures are portrayed including Gough and Margaret, Lionel Murphy, Bill Hayden and Jim Cairns as well as the other mob in opposition Billy McMahon, John Gorton, Malcolm Fraser and many more. 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

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AN ANZAC'S STORY

By: RoY kYLE

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking /Penguin Australia: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2019077

ISBN: 0670910740

Condition: Excellent


Roy Kyle served at Gallipoli and then the Western front. He wrote his memoirs when he was 89 years old this is a personal account from a patriotic Australian who enlisted before his 18th Birthday. Book includes b/w photos taken at the time. View more info

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FROMELLES THE FINAL CHAPTERS

By: Tim LYCETT WITH SANDRA PLAYLE

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Viking Penguin Australia: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2019070

ISBN: 978670075362

Condition: Excellent


An inspiring, heart-rending account of war, its aftermath and its effect on the lives of the lost diggers' descendants. View more info

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HOLESKIN MIDAS

By: Tom RONAN

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Currey O'Neil, Vict, Australia: 1982

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2019056

ISBN: 0855506326

Condition: Good


Australian Classic. Illustrated boards very good condition, dust jacket some tears now in removable plastic cover. Book tight binding, clean. Some foxing to compressed page edges, inside clean. Inscription "To Dad from Jill & Hank" View more info

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THE AUSTRALIAN LEGEND

By: Ward Russel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 2019028

ISBN: 0195502868

Condition: Good


Good condition, name in front, tight binding, clean pages. 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