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Adams, David (ed), The Letters of Rachel Henning, paperback, illus. with pen drawings by Norman Lindsay, 1979 reprint, 315pps, $15

Adams, David (ed), The Letters of Rachel Henning, hardback, illus with contemporary paintings and water colours, 1986 reprint, 344pps, $35

Alexander, Joseph A., Who’s Who in Australia 1944, 1944, hardback, 906pps, $40

Alexander, Joseph A., Who’s Who in Australia 1950, 1950, hardback, 816pps, $36

Blainey, Geoffrey, A Shorter History of Australia, 2000 reprint, 273pps, paperback, $28

Birmingham, Judy, Ian Jack & Dennis Jeans, Industrial Archaeology in Australia: Rural industry, 1983, hardback, illus., 192pps, $42

Brash, R., Permanent Addresses: Australians Downunder, 1987, paperback, illus., interesting monumental inscriptions, 344pps, $20

Cameron, Ian, Lost Paradise: the exploration of the Pacific, hardback, illus., 1987, 248pps, $40

Carthew, Noel, Voices from the Trenches: Letters to Home, 2002, paperback, illus., 240pps, $25

Chisholm, Alec H., Who’s Who in Australia 1947, 1947, hardback, 926pps, $40

Colwell, Max, Whaling Around Australia, 1969, hardback, illus., 190pps, $28

Day, David, Great Betrayal: Britain, Australia and the onset of the Pacific war 1839-1942, hardback, illus., 1988, 398pps, $32

Deutsher, Keith M., The Breweries of Australia, hardback, illus., 1999, 384pps, $45

Durack, Mary, To Be Heirs Forever, 1976, hardback, ex-library copy, endpapers damaged, 286pps, $16

Halligan, Marion, Out of the Picture, 1996, essays, paperback, illus., 132pps, $18

Hibbins, Fahey, Askew, A Handbook of Local History for Enthusiasts, 1988 third impression, paperback, illus., 162pps, $16

Keneally, Thomas, Australians from Eureka to the diggers, 2011, hardback, illus., signed by author, 464pps, $45

Keneally, Thomas, Australians origins to Eureka, 2010, paperback, illus., 638pps, $40

Kingston, Beverley, Oxford History of Australia, Vol 3, 1860-1900: Glad, and Competent Morning, 2001 reprint of 1988, paperback, illus., 382pps, $35

Knox, Errol G., Who’s Who in Australia, 1933-34, 1933, hardback, 348pps, $38

MacIntyre, Stuart, Oxford History of Australia, Vol 4, 1901-1942: The Succeeding Age, 1986, hardback, illus., 432pps, $36

McHugh, Evan, Shipwrecks: Australia’s Greatest Maritime Disasters, 2003, paperback, illus., 352pps, $26

McLaren, Glen, Big Mobs: the story of Australia’s cattlemen, paperback, illus., 2000, ex-library copy, 392pps, $28

Millar, Ann, The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate, Vol 2, 1929-1962, hardback, illus., 616pps, $48

Mitchell, David (ed.), This is Your Life: True Stories of Great Australians, 1998, paperback, illus., ex-library publication, 288pps, $25

O’Farrell, Patrick, Letters from Irish Australia 1825-1925, 1989 reprint, paperback, illus., 252pps, $36

O’Farrell, Patrick, The Irish in Australia, 1987 reprint edition, ex-library copy, paperback, illus., 370pps, $36

O’Shaunessy, Peter, Graeme Inson & Russel Ward, The Restless Years: Impressions of the Origin of the Australian, 1968, hardback, large format in slip case, many illus., 144pps, $38

Roberts, Alan (ed), Writing Aboriginal History: proceedings of the Federation of Australian Historical societies conference, Canberra, 1988, paperback, 1991, 44pps, $12

Smith, Bernard, Australian Painting 1788-1970, hardback, illus., 1974 reprint, 494pps, $40

Stone, Barry, Great Australian Historic Hotels, 2010, paperback, illus., 260pps, $30

Walsh, Richard, Great Australian Eulogies, paperback, 2008, 215pps, $18

Ward, Russel, Australia Since the Coming of Man, hardback, illus., 1982 revised edition, 254pps, $36

Who’s Who in Australia, 2011 47th edition, hardback, ex-library copy, 2316pps, $32

Yarwood, A.T., Walers: Australian Horses Abroad, 1999, hardback, illus., 250pps, $38


Hillier, R.S., This Norfolk Island, hardback, illus., 3rd edition 1973, 44pps, $24

Hoare, Merval (ed.), Elizabeth Robertson’s Diary: Norfolk Island 1845, 2008 reprint of 1988 first edition, paperback, illus., 64pps, $20

Smith, Nan, Convict Kingston [Norfolk Island]: A guide, 1997, paperback, illus., 128pps, $22


Andrews, Graeme, The Ferries of Sydney, paperback, illus., 1969, 56pps, $18

Andrews, Graeme & John Lovell (eds), Sydney Cove Waterfront Museum Bulletin, December 1975, paperback, illus., 26pps, $10

Alpen, John, From Millions to Sydney: History of the Sydney Club, 1988, 158pps, hardback, illus., $20

Ancher, Edward A., Mosman’s Bay: romance of an old whaling station: the story of the pioneers of Mosman and Cremorne, 1976, paperback, illus., 52pps, $12

Baverstock, Felicity, Peter Eastway & Philip Ramsden, Ferry to Mosman, hardback, illus., 1989, 110pps, $28

Beck, Deborah, Hope in Hell: A History of Darlinghurst Gaol and the National Art School, 2010 reprint, 224pps, hardback, illus., $36

Bradfield, J.J.C., Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1932, paperback, illus., 14pps, $32

Braga, Stuart, St James’ Turramurra: A History of the Church and District, 1975, paperback, illus., 64pps, $14

Cameron, Rev. R.J. (R.J.C.), Parish of St James, Turramurra: Jubilee Celebrations 1899-1949, paperback, illus., 32pps, $18

Carroll, Jack, The Settlement and Growth of Mosman, 1963 reprint of 1953 edition, paperback, 20pps, $18

Charles, Michael, Pictorial Memories Old Parramatta, paperback, illus., 1995 reprint, 104pps, $22

Cole, Joyce, Parramatta River Notebook, 1983, hardback, illus., 64pps, $18

Collins, Diane, Sounds from the Stables: the story of the Sydney’s Conservatorium, 2001, hardback, illus., 288pps, $32

Convy, Paul, The Lebanese Quarter of Redfern: Time, Place and Extent, 2009, paperback, illus., 50pp, $20

Cook, C. & J. Coleman, We Remember Sydney: Collector’s Edition, 1984, paperback, illus., 56pps, $28

Cook, Kerrin, The Railway Came to Ku-Ring-Gai: a pictorial history etc., 1991, hardback, 480pp, $60

Council of City of Sydney,Sydney Town Hall, ex-library copy, 1989?, paperback, illus., 32pps, $15

Crossing, Grahame, W., A Centenary History of St David’s Uniting Church at Lindfield, 1900-2000, 2000, paperback, illus., 98pp, $22

Crow, Vincent, Haberfield: the development of its character, 1978, paperback, illus., 18pps, $14

Cumberland County Council, Hyde Park Barracks, 1965, paperback, illus., 54pp, $24

Cumberland County Council, Historic Buildings: Parramatta, 1961, paperback, illus., 40pp, $15

Curby, Pauline and Virginia Macleod, Under the Canopy: centenary history of Ku-ring-gai Council, 2006, dent on the cover, hardback, illus., 213pps, special price $22

Davis, Abe, A Day Before Yesterday: Good Old Sydney Town, 1978, paperback, ex-library, cover marked, 146pps, $8

Davies, Kerry, A Wife’s Heart: The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson, 2017, paperback, 250pps, $25

Diamond, Marion, The Seahorse and the Wanderer – Ben Boyd in Australia, 1988, hardback, illus., 266pp, $35

Doherty, Muriel & Lynette Russell (ed.), Life and Times of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, 1996, paperback, illus., signed by the editor, 352pps, $40

Doherty, Muriel & Lynette Russell (ed), Off the Record: the life and times of Muriel Doherty, an autobiography, 1996, paperback, illus, signed by editor, 122pps, $30

Dunlop, Eric, Harvest of the Years: the story of Burwood, 1974, illus., 194pp, $32

Dunn, Judith, Parramatta Cemeteries: Mays Hill, 1996, paperback, limited edition, 164pp, $32

Dow, Gwyneth M., Samuel Terry the Botany Bay Rothschild, 1974, hardback, illus., 278pp, $32

Edwards, Zeny, Architectural Gems of Warrawee, 2000, paperback, illus., 106pps including 10 foldout maps, $36

ESSO (Australia), The Royal Australian Navy’s Chapel on the Cliffs [Watson’s Bay, South Head], 1963, ex library copy, cover marked, paperback, illus., 12pps, $8

Evans, Phyllis, Presbyterian Ladies College, Pymble, hardback, many illus., first edition, 1956, 62pps, $35

Fischer, G.L., The University of Sydney 1850-1971: some history in pictures to mark the 125th year of its incorporation, 1972, hardback, illus., 123pps, $30

Fitzgerald, Shirley, Sydney 1842-1992: sesquicentenary of Sydney City Council, 1992, hardback, illus., 324pps, $40

Fitzsimmons, Portia, Eastern Suburbs Album: pictorial memories, Darling Point, Vaucluse, Waverley, Bondi etc., 1988 2nd edition, paperback, illus., 104pps, $24

Fowles, Joseph (intro by Morton Herman), Sydney in 1848, facsimile of the original text … engravings, 1973 reprint, paperback, illus., 170pp, $26

George, Vance, Fairfield: a history of the district, 2nd edition 1991, hardback, 358pp, $36

Godden, Judith, Crown Street Women’s Hospital: a history 1893-1983, paperback, illus., 2016, 400pps, $32

Gould, Sue, Coasters Retreat Pittwater: recollections and historical notes, 1993, paperback, signed & numbered, 500 copies, 130pp, $36

Gregory’s 100 Miles Around Sydney, paperback, maps, 23rd edition 1962, 116pp, $14

Gunter, John, Sydney by Ferry and Foot, 1986 reprint, paperback, illus., 160pps, $15

Halliday & Brampton, Queen Street and District: History and Guide to Woollahra’s Famous ‘Village High Street’, 1987, paperback, illus., 120pp., $14

Harrigan, Margaret (ed), Discovering the City of Ryde: Things to see and do in and close to the City of Ryde, 1993, paperback, illus., 42pps, $6

Historic Houses Trust, Elizabeth Bay House, 1984, paperback, illus., 24pp, $10

Historic Houses Trust, Elizabeth Farm, Parramatta: A History and a Guide, 1995 revised edition, paperback, illus., 80pp, $12

Horan, Ronald S., Fort Street: the school, a history, 1989, hardback, illus., 360pps, $32

Horne, Julia & Geoffrey Sherington, Sydney: the making of a public university, 2012, hardback, illus., 366pps, $30

Hornsby Centenary Committee, Hornsby Public School Centenary 1883-1983, 1983, paperback, illus., 96pps, $25

Hornsby Shire Historical Society, Pioneers of Hornsby Shire 1788-1906, first edition 1979, hardback, illus., 290pp, $28

Hosie, John, St Patrick’s 150 Years: The Sesquicentenary of ‘everyone’s second church’, St Patricks Church Hill, Sydney 1844-1994, 1994, paperback, illus., 25pps, $22

Hunters Hill Trust, Heritage of Hunter’s Hill, 1982 3rd edition, paperback, illus., 152pp, $22

James, Alfred, Summer Saturdays: a History of the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai and Hills District Cricket Association, 1926-2000, 2001, paperback, illus., 212pps, $32

Keating, Christopher, Surry Hills: The City’s Backyard, hardback, illus., 1991, 120pps, $33

Kelly, Max (ed.), Nineteenth-Century Sydney: essays in urban history, paperback, illus., 1978, 144pps, $28

Kelly, Max, Paddock Full of Houses: Paddington 1840-1890, paperback, illus., 1978, 214pps, $32

Kennedy, Brian and Barbara, Sydney and Suburbs: a history and description, 1982, hardback, illus., 164pps, $30

Kerr, Colin & Margaret, Port Jackson: today and yesterday, 1980 1st edition, hardback, illus., 64pps, $22

Kerr, James Semple, Goat Island: An Analysis of Documentary and Physical Evidence and an Assessment of Significance, 1985, paperback, illus., 62pps, $15

Kogarah Historical Society, Carss’ Cottage: Opening of Historical Museum at Carss Park, 28 August 1971, paperback, illus., 46pps, $20

Langford, John & Frank Doyle & June Moore, A Randwick Ramble, Fourth Edition, Part 1: Coogee & Clovelly, 1982, paperback, illus., 18pps, $8

Larcombe, F.A., Change and Challenge: History of the Municipality of Canterbury NSW, 1979, hardback, 412pp, $22

Larcombe, F.A., History of Botany 1788-1970, revised edition 1970, hardback, 272pp, $22

Lawrence, Joan, Pictorial History: Lavender Bay to the Spit, 1999, paperback, illus., 126pps, $24

Lawrence, Joan, Randwick: A Pictorial History, 2001, paperback, illus., 128pps, $24

Leonard, Muriel (née Dudley), Recollections of Long Bay, 1987, paperback, illus., 14pps, $10

Liston, Carol, Liverpool and District: Pictorial History, 2009, paperback, illus., 144pps, $24

Leslie, Esther, The Development of Castle Cove and Middle Cove, 1988, paperback, illus., 136pps, $22

Lind, L.J. (ed), Lane Cove Public School Centenary Book 1876-1976, 1976, paperback, illus., cover stained, 120pps, $18

Lind, L.J., Historic Lane Cove, 1983 3rd and revised edition, paperback, illus., 48pps, $18

Lloyd, Susan (comp.), The Queens Club: Celebrating 100 Years, 1912-2012, 2012, hardback, illus., 272pps, $36

Lyons, Jill, Pioneers at Peace: story of St John’s Cemetery, Gordon, 1994, paperback, illus. and fold out plan, 80pps, $22

Main Roads, Journal of the Department of Main Roads NSW, March 1982, paperback, illus., 31pps, $8

Martin, Megan, Ryde: A Pictorial History, 1998, paperback, illus., 128pps, $24

May, A.L., Sydney Rows: a Centennial history of the Sydney Rowing Club, 1970, hardback, illus., 222pp, $32

McKillop, Bob, Willoughby – Artarmon – Castle Cove – Castlecrag – Chatswood – Middle Cove – Naremburn – Northbridge and St Leonards : Pictorial History, 2015, paperback, illus., 144pps, $24

McLaren, Don, Tales of Old Mosman, 1978 revised edition, paperback, illus., 104pps, $15

McFarland & Fiona Payget, Canterbury Primary School Centenary 1879-1978, 1978, paperback, illus., 18pps, $18

McMahon, John F., Kensington: A Model Suburb, Historical Monograph No. 2, Randwick & District Historical Society, 1986, paperback, illus., 32pps, $12

Metzki, Mari, Hornsby Shire: Pictorial History, 2004, paperback, illus., 144pps, $24

Murrant, Jim, Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron 1862-2000, 2000, hardback, illus., canvas binding, 196pps, $38

Norman, Lilith, The Brown and Yellow: Sydney Girls’ High School 1883-1983, a history, 1983, hardback, illus., 288pps, $36

O’Farrell, Patrick, St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, 1821-1971, 1971, hardback, illus., 262pps, $45

Oliff, Lorna, There Must be a River, (a Hornsby History), 1973, signed by author, paperback, illus., 176pps, $25

Oppen, Alice (ed), Old Buildings of Hunter’s Hill, 1977 revised edition, paperback, illus., 96pps, $24

Park, Margaret (comp.), Doors Were Always Open: recollections of Pyrmont and Ultimo, 1997, paperback, illus., 120pps, $30

Park, Ruth & Rafe Champion, Ruth Park’s Sydney, paperback, illus., 1999 revised edition, 268pps, $30

Parramatta City Council, This is Parramatta: Pioneer City of a Nation, 1969, paperback, illus., 80pps, $14

Parramatta and District Historical Society; Journal and Proceedings, Vol 1; 1918, reprint of 2005, paperback, 114pp, $22

Parramatta and District Historical Society; Journal and Proceedings, Vol 2; 1921, reprint of 2006, paperback, 102pp, $22

Parramatta and District Historical Society; Journal and Proceedings, Vol 3; 1926, reprint of 2004, paperback, 150pp, $26

Parramatta and District Historical Society Journal, Vol 7, 2004, 156pps, paperback, illus., $24

Proudfoot, Helen, Exploring Sydney’s West, 1987 1st edition, paperback, illus., 160pps, $25

Proudfoot, Helen, Guide to Historic Sydney, c.1973, paperback, illus., 30pps, $8

Provis, J. Selkirk & K.A. Johnson, Cadman’s Cottage: the life and times of John Cadman in Colonial Sydney 1798-1848, 1972, limited edition, hardback, illus., 146pp, $32

Pye, Rosemary, Blytheswood: History of Warrawee Public School 1906-1981, 1981, paperback. Illus. 100pp, $24

Salsbury & Sweeney, The Bull, the Bear and the Kangaroo: History of Sydney Stock Exchange, 1988, hardback, illus., ex-library copy, dusk jacked stained, 524pps, $30

Scott, Geoffrey, Sydney’s Highways of History, 1958, hardback, illus., 272pps, $28

Sharpe, Alan, City of Sydney: Pictorial History, 2013 new edition, paperback, illus., 142pps, $24

Sharpe, Alan, Manly to Palm Beach: pictorial memories, 1993, paperback, illus., 144pps, $24

Sharpe, Alan, Newtown – Alexandria – Camperdown – Darlington – Erskineville – Macdonaldtown – St Peters and Waterloo : A Pictorial History, 1999, paperback, illus., 128pps, $24

Shaw, Alan B., Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour, paperback, illus., n.d., 24pps, $8

Sheahan, Patricia, The Walkers of Uralla, 2000, paperback, illus., signed by author, no 954 or 1000, 244pps, $36

Shore Old Boys Union Inc., Sydney Church of England Grammar School Centenary Register 1889-1989, [North Sydney], 1990, hardback, illus., 1058pps, $35

Stuart, Geoff, Secrets in Stone: discover the history of Sydney, hardback, quality illus., 1993, 284pps, $45

Sisley, C.J., St Peter’s, Watson’s Bay 1864-1964, paperback, illus., 1977 reprint of 1964 edition, 40pps, $15

Skinner, Jillian, A Plain Brick Building: Neutral Bay Public School, 1986, paperback, illus., 106pp, $20

Souter, Gavin, Times & Tides: A middle harbour memoir, 2004, hardback, illus., 288pps, $28

Spearritt, Peter, Sydney’s Century: a history [20th century], 2000, paperback, illus., 332pps, $35

Stanbury & Holland, Mr Macleay’s Celebrated Cabinet: History of the Macleays and their Museum, 1988, paperback, illus., 172pps, $25

Storey, Barbara (ed), History of North Sydney Girls High School 1912-1977, 1983, paperback, illus., 128pp, $36

Swancott, Charles, Dee Why to Barrenjoey and Pittwater, 2001, paperback, illus., 136pp, $18

The Story of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Department of Main Roads NSW, paperback, illus., March 1982, 30pp, $20

Sydney Ferries Ltd., Sydney Harbour: Showboat Souvenir and Harbour Guide, n.d., (1940s), paperback, photographs, 22pps, $25

Thomas, David & Mark McAndrew, Born in the Hour of Victory: Cranbrook School 1918-1993 [Sydney], 234pps, $36

Thompson, Patricia, The Story of Paddington, 1980, paperback, illus., 24pps, $10

Thorne, Les G., North Shore, Sydney, 1788 to today [1968],1968  1st edition, hardback, illus., 204pps, $22

Vinter, Mary (Comp.), Naming North Sydney, 1985, paperback, 128pp, $12

Wagner, Claire, Biloela to Boambilly: the Islands of Sydney Harbour, 1971, hardback, illus., 56pp, $18

Wagner, Claire, Aspects of Sydney Harbour: Vaucluse and Watson’s Bay, 1964, paperback, illus., 16pps, $8

Wagner, Claire, North Sydney: townscape and foreshore, 1967, hardback, illus., 46pps, $28

Warne, Catherine, Pictorial memories: Lower North Shore, 1994 reprint, paperback, illus., 124, $24

Whitaker, Anne-Maree, Shaping a City: 150 years of Parramatta City Council, 2012, paperback, illus., 104pps, $28

Whitaker, Anne-Maree, South Sydney: pictorial history, 2002, paperback, illus., 140pps, $24

Wotton, Rev R.A.W. et al, History of St John the Evangelist, Gordon 1872-1972, 1972, paperback, illus., 48pps, $16

Wyatt, Margaret, West Lindfield & West Killara, 1986, paperback, illus., 28pps, $8


Baxter, Carol (ed), Musters & Lists NSW & Norfolk Island 1800-1802, 1988, 236pp, $40

Baxter, Carol (ed), Musters of NSW & Norfolk Island 1805-1806, 1989, 295pp, $48

Baxter, Carol (ed), General Muster and Land and Stock Muster of New South Wales, 1822, 1988, out of print, 208pp, $75

Baxter, Carol (ed), General Muster List of New South Wales, 1822, 1824, 1825; 1999, 864pp, $75

Bowd, Douglas G., Hawkesbury Journey: up the Windsor Road from Baulkham Hills, hardback, illus., 1986, 258pps, $36

Bowd, D.G., Macquarie County: a history of the Hawkesbury, revised edition 1973, hardback, illus., 252pps, $36

Bowd, D.G., Macquarie Country: A history of the Hawkesbury, 1982 revised edition, hardback, illus., 252pps, $35

Briggs, Adel, Cast in Iron: New South Wales Letter Receivers, 2013, paperback, illus., 242pps, $25

Brown, Stan, Centenary of St Mark’s Laguna: Diocese of Newcastle, 1884-1984, (near Wollombi, Hunter region), 1984, paperback, illus., 22pps, $14

Carnegie, Margaret, Friday Mount: first settlement at Holbrook and the South-western slopes of NSW, 1973, hardback, illus., 282pp, $40

Christ Church Cathedral (Newcastle NSW), paperback, illus., 1983, 22pp, $8

Clancy, Eric, G., Methodism in the Lilac City: The Story of the Methodist Church in Goulburn, paperback, illus., 1958, 120pps, $24

Clark, Alan (ed.), 500 names and Places of Shoalhaven, 1994 2nd edition, paperback, 54pps, $14

Clouten, Keith, Reid’s Mistake: the story of Lake Macquarie and its discovery until 1890, 1967 1st edition, hardback, illus., 304pps, $40

Cole, Pamela, Cottonwool Sandwiches: Tales of a country childhood [the north-west slopes and plains of NSW] 1997, paperback, illus., 120pps, $24

Crago, Tony, Historical Towns and Buildings of NSW: Central Western region, 1977, hardback, coloured illus., 40pp, $22

Crago, Tony, Gold Australia, 2003, paperback, illus., 32pp, $12

Curby, Pauline, Battlers’ Boomtown: Coraki in the early 1890s, 1992, paperback, illus., 120pps, $24

Currey, C.H., Mount Wilson New South Wales: its location, settlement and development, hardback, illus., 1968, 110pps, $32

Dundon, Gwen, More Old Gosford and District in Pictures, 1978, paperback, illus., 104pps, $28

Emery, Linda, Exploring Exeter, paperback, illus., 1998, 60pps, $18

Fredman, Lionel (ed), A New History of Maitland, 1983, hardback, illus., 80pps, $28

Gerritsen, John, Tibooburra: Corner Country, paperback, illus., 1980, slight staining on last pages, 162pps, $24

Giles, Ian (ed.), The Winds of Change: history of Robertson A&H Society and Agriculture of its District, 1979, paperback, illus., 136pps, $18

Glover, H.M. (Noni), A Town Called Ivanhoe: A History, 1989, paperback, illus., 96pp, $24

Goulburn District Directory 1882-83, 1977 facsimile reprint of 1882 first edition, no.277 of 300 copies, hardback, very rare, 72pps, $60

Hawkesbury District Agricultural Association, The Hawkesbury on Show, 1986, paperback, illus., 83pps, $15

Hodge, Harry, The Hill End Story, Book 3: Memories and vignettes, 1972, hardback, illus., 212pps, $32

Holmes, Kate, Windsor Barracks: the guardhouse, 1979, paperback, illus., 62pps, $20

Hungerford, Meredyth E. & J. Kay Donald, Exploring the Blue Mountains, paperback, illus., 1984 reprint with corrections, 192pps, $24

Hungerford, Meredyth, Bilpin, The Apple Country: a local history, including Mount Tomah, Mount Tootie and Mountain Lagoon, 1995, paperback, illus., 436pps, $48

Hungerford, Meredyth, Bilpin: The Apple country – a local history, including Mount Tomah, Mount Tootie and Mountain Lagoon, 1995, signed by the author, paperback, illus., 436pps, $48

Hughes, Joy N., Local Government … Local History: a guide to NSW local government books and rate books, paperback, 1990, 128pps, $22

Hughes, Joy & Meredith Walker, Meroogal, Nowra: a history and guide, 1988, paperback, illus., 80pps, $22

Jeans & Spearritt, The Open Air Museum: the cultural landscape of NSW, 1980, hardback, illus., 164pp, $36

Jervis, James, A History of the Berrima District 1798-1973, 1973 revised edition limited 1000 copies, dust jacket repaired, hardback, illus., 220pps, $32

Kerr, Joan & James Broadbent, Gothic Taste: in the colony of NSW, 1980, hardback, ex-library copy, illus., 156pp, $42

Kerr, Joan & James Broadbent, Gothic Taste: in the colony of NSW, 1980, hardback, illus., 156pp, $52     

Kerr, Joan & Hugh Falkus, From Sydney Cove to Duntroon: a family album of early life in Australia, hardback, illus., 1982, 128pps, $36 [the Campbell family and connections]

Leary, Frank & Judith, Historic Buildings of NSW, 1973, hardback, illus., 310pp, $32

Linton, Rebecca, Crossing the Bar: A history of Harrington, gateway to the Manning Valley, 2004, hardback, illus., 256pps, $35

Low, John, Pictorial Memories of Blue Mountains, 1998 reprint, paperback, illus., 142pps, $22

Mabbutt, Elaine, Click Go the Years: with photographs from Berry, 1875-1925, c.1990, paperback, illus., 86pps, $ever22

Milliss, Roger, Waterloo Creek: the Australia Day massacre of 1838, George Gipps and the British conquest of New South Wales, hardback, illus., 1992, 988pps, $42

National Trust of Australia, Everglades, Leura NSW, paperback, illus., 24pps, $6

Nichols, Michelle, Hawkesbury: pictorial history, 2004, paperback, illus., 128pps, $24

Pittard, Brenda, The Making of Australia: self-government for the colonies, hardback, illus., 1983, 44pps, $18

Quartermaine, Peter, Gundagai Album: early photographs of an Australian country town, hardback, illus., 1976, 146pps, $36 [quality publication]

Rosen, Sue, Loosing Ground: an environmental history of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, 1995, paperback, illus., 200pps, $32

Ryan, Maurice (ed), Lismore: The story of a North Coast city, 1979, hardback, illus., 208pps, $32

Sayers & Darbyshire, Old Gold Towns of NSW; 1971, hardback, illus., c.40pp, $20

Shaw, Mary, Historical Megalong Valley, 2008 2nd edition, paperback, illus., 138pps, $20

Stanbury, Peter & Lydia Bushell (ed), The Blue Mountains: Grand adventure for all, 1985, paperback, illus., 152pps, $22

Stanley, Howard, History of the Establishment and Administration of Brisbane Water National Park, 1984, paperback, illus., 32pps, $18

Steel, Watson & James Antill, History of All Saints College, Bathurst, 1875-1951, revised edition of 1952, hardback, illus., 270pp, $28

Stegemann, William C., An Ornament to the City: a history of the cathedral church of St Saviour, Goulburn, 1874-1988, 1989, paperback, illus., 168pps, $28

Stevens, Stan, Hawkesbury Heritage, hardback, quality illus., 1984, 120pps, $36

Stickley, Christine, The Old Charm of Penrith, 2nd edition 1984, hardback, ex-library copy, 98pp, $20

Stokes, Edward, United we Stand: impressions of Broken Hill 1908-1910 – recollections and photographs, 1983, hardback, illus., 446pps, $32

Swancott, Charles, Blue Gum Flat to Budgewoi: Story of Wyong Shire, 1963, signed by author, hardback, illus., 284pps, $32

Swancott, Charles, History of Humanity: good old Woy Woy, story of pioneer settlers etc., 2010, paperback, illus., 188pp, $18

Thomson, Jim (ed), The Man from the Misty Mountains: Memoirs of James Henry Sturgiss 1890-1983, 1986, paperback, illus., 190pps, $25

Thorn, Barbara (ed), Letters from Goulburn: a selection of letters from Mesac Thomas, the first Bishop of Goulburn 1863-1892, 1964, paperback, illus., 84pps, $28

Tindall, Ron (ed), Parkes: one hundred years of local Government, hardback, illus., 1983, 348pps, $42

Udy, James S., Living Stones: the story of the Methodist church in Canberra, 1974, paperback, illus., 208pps, $24

Williams, Pamela & John Lewis, To be the Foundation: the story of Gosford High School, signed by the authors, 1999, paperback, illus., 204, $36

Yeates, Neil, Coffs Harbour, Vol I, pre-1880 to 1945, 1990, hardback, illus., 288pps, $48

Yeates, Neil, Coffs Harbour, Vol II, 1946 to 1964, 1993, hardback, illus., 368pps, $48

Ziegler, Oswald I, Snowy Saga, 1960 2nd revised edition, hardback, illus., 80pps, $24


Kerr, Joan & Hugh Falkus, From Sydney Cove to Duntroon: a family album of early life in Australia (Campbell family), 1982, hardback, fine illus., 128pp, $36

National Capital Development Commissioner, A Report on the Development of Canberra for the Five Year Period 1962-1967, 1964, 36pps, $12

Winch, R.T., The Red Bricks of Reid: Canberra’s First Urban Church (Methodist, 50th anniversary 1927-1957), paperback, illus., 1977, 100pps, $25


Dornan, Dimity & Denis Cryle, Petrie Family: building colonial Brisbane, paperback, illus., 1992, 220pps, $24

Fitzgerald, Ross, From the Dreaming to 1915: A history of Queensland, 1982, hardback, illus., 370pps, $32

Mackaness, George, The Discovery and Exploration of Moreton Bay and the Brisbane River 1799-1823, 1979 reprint, 120pps in two parts, $24

Pike, Glenville, Queen of the North: A Pictorial History of Cooktown and Cape York Peninsula, 1982, paperback, illus., 154pps, $32

Waterson, Duncan B., Squatter, Selector, and Storekeeper: a history of the Darling Downs, 1859-93, 1968, hardback, illus., 310pp, $42


Brown, Judith & Barbara Mullins, Country Life and Pioneers South Australia, hardback, illus., 1977, 204pps, $35

Elliott, Joseph, Our Home in Australia: a description of cottage life in 1860 [in Adelaide], hardback, illus., 1984, quality publication, 112pps, $35

Faull, Jim & Gordon Young, People, Places and Buildings: rural settlements in the Adelaide hills South Australia, hardback, illus., 1986, 210pps, $36

Geyer, Mary, Behind the Wall: The women of the destitute asylum Adelaide, 1852-1918, 1994, paperback, illus., 64pps, $24

Nicol, Robert & Brian Samuels (eds), Insights into South Australian History: selected articles of the journal of the historical society of South Australia, paperback, illus., 1992, 106pps, $22

Normandale, Harold, Yorke Peninsula, paperback, tape marks on endpapers, 1983, 88pps, $14

Theile, Colin, Heysen of Hahndorf (biography of Sir Hans Heysen), 1976, hardback worn condition, illus., ex-library, $344pps, $16

Tyler, M.J., C.R. Twidale & J.K. Ling, Natural History of Kangaroo Island, 1989 reprint, paperback, illus., 192pps, $24

Yalumba Vineyards, One Hundred Years in the Good Earth: S. Smith & Sons, Yalumba vineyards at Angaston 1849-1949, 1949, hardback with canvas, illus., unpaginated, 42pps, $12


Alexander, Alison, Obliged to Submit: wives and mistresses of colonial governors [Tasmania], 1999, paperback, illus., 260pps, $36

Bartlett, Anne (ed), Local and Family Sources in Tasmania, paperback, 1991, 120pps, $16

Bolt, Frank, Richmond: a photographic essay [VDL], 1974, paperback, illus., quality illustrations, 44pps, $26

Cox, Sue, Banished Beyond the Seas: A saga of Van Diemen’s Land, 2018 2nd printing, inscribed by the author, paperback, 2006, $28

Davenport, Bill & Ruth Amos, Glamorgan, Tasmania: the oldest rural municipality in Australia, 1988, paperback, 210pp, $24

Judd, HW (comp), A Pictorial Guide to the West Coast of Tasmania, 1976 reprint of original published in 1908, paperback, illus., advertisements, cover damaged, 136pp, $15

Julen, Hans, The Penal Settlement of Macquarie Harbour [VDL] 1822-1833: an outline of its history, 1976, paperback, illus., 86pps, $22

Mackaness, George, Van Diemen’s Land Warriors: An Essay on Matthew Brady, 1970s reprint of 1944 edition, paperback, illus., 56pps, $14

Sharland, Michael, Oddity and Elegance (Tasmanian historic buildings), 1966, hardback, illus., 146pps, $32

Smith, Coultman, Town with a History: Beaconsfield, Tasmania, 1978, paperback, 78pp, $18

Timms, Peter, In Search of Hobart, 2009, hardback, 294pps, $24

von Stiegleitz, Karl, The Story of the Pioneer Church in Van Diemen’s Land, paperback, illus., 1954, 72pps, $28

Walker, J.B. & SB Walker, All that we Inherit being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart, 1968, no. 358 of 500 copies, signed by author J.B. Walker,  hardback, & foldout pedigree charts, 170pps, $38

Weidenhofer, Margaret, Maria Island: A Tasmanian Eden, 1977, hardback, illus., 64pps, $30


Blackman, Grant & John Larcombe, Maldon: Australia’s first notable town, 1978, hardback, illus., 144pp, $32

Butcher, Mike & Gill Flanders, Bendigo Historic Buildings, 1987, paperback, illus., 180pps, $24

Fitzsimons, Peter, Eureka: The unfinished revolution, 2012 1st edition, hardback, illus., cover work & some slight damage on cover, 712pps, $24 special price

Flannery, Tim, The Birth of Melbourne, 2002, paperback illus. 400pp. $28

Hocking, Geoff, Eureka Stockade: a pictorial history, 2004, paperback, 208pp, $30

Lewis, Miles, The Essential Maldon, 1983, hardback, illus., ex-library copy 145pps, $35

Mein, W. Gordon, History of Ballarat College 1864-1964, 1964, hardback, illus., 216pps, $30

Otto, Kristin, Yarra: a diverting history, 2005, paperback, illus., 252pps, $24

Porter, Hal, Bairnsdale of an Australian Country Town, 1985 memorial edition, hardback, illus., 312pps, $36

Priestley, Susan, The Victorians: making their mark, 1984, hardback, illus., 396pps, $36

Sayers & Darbyshire, More Old Gold towns of Victoria, 1972, hardback, illus., c.40pp, $22

Strange, A.W., Ballarat: the formative years, reprint 1990, paperback, illus. & map 108pps, $18

Weidenhofer, Margaret (ed.), Garryowen’s Melbourne: a selection from the chronicles of early Melbourne, 1835-1852 by Garryowen, 1967, hardback, illus., 214pps, $35

Wright, Clare, The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, 2013, paperback, illus., 556pps, $35


Casey, Gavin & Mayan, Ted, The Mile that Midas Touched, 1964, hardback, illus., 136pps, $42

Fletcher, Laadan (ed.), Pioneers of Education in Western Australia, 1982, 378pps, paperback, illus., $42

Heal, Lilian (comp.), Jane Dodds 1788-1844: A Swan River Colony Pioneer, 1988, inscribed by author, hardback, illus., dust jacket faded, 126pps, $32

Lea, Tess, Darwin, 2014, hardback, 304pps, $28

Marshall, John, Battling for Gold: stirring incidents of goldfields life in Western Australia, 1982 facsimile of 1903 edition with additional notes, hardback, illus., 206pps, $34

Marshall, John, Battling for Gold:  Goldfields Life in Western Australia, 1984 facsimile of 1903 edition, 210pps, paperback, illus., $28

Mulvaney, John & Neville Green, Commandant of Solitude: The Journals of Captain Collet Barker 1828-1831 (includes Albany and Darwin), 1992, 444pps, hardback, illus., ex-library copy, $42

Parker, Derek, Outback: the discovery of Australia’s interior, paperback, illus., 2021 reprint, 316pps, $28

Pascoe, Robert, Peppermint Grove: Western Australian’s capital suburb, hardback, illus., 1983, 176pps, $40

Pascoe, Robert & Frances Thomson, In Old Kalgoorlie, 1989, paperback, illus., cover creased, 212pps, $35

Pitt Morison, Margaret & John White (eds), Western Towns and Buildings, 1979, hardback, illus., buckram binding, 364pps, $48

Reece, R. & R Pascoe, A Place of Consequence: a pictorial history of Fremantle, paperback, illus., 1983, 170pps, $36

Stannage, C.T. (ed.), George Fletcher Moore: Diary of Ten Years of an Early Settler in Western Australia, 1978 facsimile of 1884 edition, hardback, 564pps, $60


Angus, George French, Savage Live and Scenes of Australia, hardback, illus., 1869 facsimile of 1847 1st edition, Vol 1 only, 353pps, $28

Barker, T.J. (ed), The Way it Was: A Source Book in Australian History, 1970, hardback, illus., 210pp, $32

Baldwin, Suzy (ed.), Unsung Heroes and Heroines of Australia, (collection of biographies), 1988, hardback, illus., 400pps, $36

Bushell, Alma (ed.), Yesterday’s Daughters: stories of our past by women over 70, paperback, illus., 1986, 226pp, $28

Darby, Madge, Who Caused the Mutiny on the Bounty? Hardback, 1965, 132pps, $28

Dow, Hume, Trollope’s Australia: a selection from the Australian passages in Australia and New Zealand by Anthony Trollope, 1966, hardback, some highlighting, 224pps, $24

Dugan, Michael, Growing up in the Goldfields, hardback, illus., 1983, 58pps, $18

Eddy, W.H.C., Orr (the dismissal of Professor S.S. Orr, University of Tasmania, 1961, hardback, illus., Good condition ex-library, blank endpapers missing, 800pp, $28

Fitzsimons, Peter, Monash’s Masterpiece: The Battle of Le Hamel and the Ninety-three Minutes that Changed the World, 2018, paperback, illus., 432pps, $30

Flower, Cedric, The Antipodes Observed: Artists of Australia 1788-1850, 1974, illus., paperback, 138pp, $36

Fraser, Hugh & Ray Joyce, The Federation House: Australia’s Own Style, 1986, hardback, beautiful illus. 128pp, $35

Gilbert, Lionel, A Grave Look at History: Glimpses of a Vanishing Form of Folk Art, 1980, hardback, illus., 143pp, $32

Griffiths, Tom & Alan Platt (eds), Life and Adventures of Edward Snell, Artist, Engineer and Adventurer in Australian Colonies 1849-1859, 1988, hardback, illus., 524pps, $36

Hammond, Mark J. (introduced, edited & annotated by Brian Hodge), Remembered with Pride: Recollections of an Australian Gold-digger, hardback, illus., 1988, 287pps, $32

Harris, Max and Alison Forbes, The Land that Waited, 1971 reprint; hardback, illus., 140pps, $38

Hickson, Edna (comp), Blanche: an Australian diary 1858-1861: diary of Blanche Mitchell, 1980, hardback, illus., 288pp, $34

Historic Houses Trust, Portraits in the Landscape: house paintings of William Tibbits 1870-1906, 1984, paperback, 28pp, $10

Hutton Neve, Marjorie, This Mad Folly: the History of Australia’s Pioneer Women Doctors, first edition 1980, illus., hardcopy, 182pp, $36

Jeffreys, Max, Wreck of the ‘Sydney Cove’ (1797), 1997, hardback, illus., 272pps, $38

Johnson, Mollinar & Dupain, Leslie Wilkinson: A Practical Idealist, (architect), 1982, hardback, 128pp, $42

Katter, Bob, Bob Katter: An Incredible Race of People, A Passionate History of Australia, 2012, hardback, illus., 464pps, $22

Keesing, Nancy (ed), History of the Australian Gold Rushes, reprint 1976, 422pp, $28

Kingsmill, A.G., Witness to History: short study of the NSW Colonial Secretary’s Department, 1972, 78pp, $20

Kirkby, Luckins & McConville, The Australian Pub, 2010, paperback, illus., 316pp, $35

Kleinig, Margrette & Eric Richards (ed.), On the Wing: mobility before and after emigration to Australia, 2013, paperback, 184pps, $22

MacMillan, David, One Hundred Years of Rope Making: Archibald Forsyth and Company 1865-1965, privately published, 1966, 68pps, hardback, illus., $28

McHugh, Siobhan, The Snowy: the people behind the power, 2003 reprint, paperback, illus., 272pps, $36

McMinn, W.G., Allan Cunningham – Botanist and Explorer, 1970, hardback, 156pp, $36

Montague, R.H., Dress and insignia of the British Army in Australia and New Zealand, 1981, hardback, illus., 132pp, $36

Moyal, Ann, Breakfast with Beaverbook: Memoirs of an Independent Woman, 1995, hardback, illus., 220pps, $24

Mundle, Rob, Great South Land: how Dutch sailors found Australia and an English pirate almost beat Captain Cook, 2015, hardback, illus., 362pps, $32

Nichols, Peter, Evolution’s Captain: the dark fate of the man who sailed Charles Darwin around the world [Robert Fitzroy of the HMS Beagle], paperback, illus., 2003, 330pps, $32

Oakshott, Rob, The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir by Rob Oakshott, 2014, paperback, illus., 388pps, $22

Orr, Stephen, The Fierce Country: true stories from Australia’s unsettled heart, 1830-today, 2018, paperback, 224pps, $24.

O’Shaughnessy, Peter (ed), The Gardens of Hell: John Mitchell in Van Diemen’s Land, 1988, paperback, 128pp, $15

O’Shaughnessy, Peter (ed), A Rum Story: the adventures of Joseph Holt, thirteen years in NSW, 1988, paperback, 208pp, $18

Pybus, Cassandra, Community of Thieves, paperback, illus., 1991, 216pps, $25

Royal College of Surgeons & Physicians, Doctors and Australian Science, 1980, paperback, 40pp, $15

Ryan, James T., Reminiscences of Australia, facsimile 1982, hardback, 468pp, $36

Sayers & Darbyshire, Old Gold and Mining Towns of Australia, 1975, hardback, beautiful colour illus., 160pp, $32

Smith, Babette, Australia’s Birthstain: a startling legacy of the convict era; 1st edition 2008, 406pp, $35

Sweeney, Christopher, Transported in Place of Death: Convicts in Australia, 1981, 200pp, $40

Therry, Roger (intro by J.M. Bennett), Reminiscences of Thirty Years’ Residence of New South Wales and Victoria, facsimile 1974, hardback, 598pp, $30

White, Charles, History of Australian Bushranging, paperback, 2 volumes 390pps & 406pps, 1980 reprint of original 1890s, $28 for the two


Brown, Anthony J., Ill-Starred Captains: Flinders and Baudin, 2000, hardback, illus., endpaper detached, 532pps, special price $26

Clarke, Marcus, For the Term of his Natural Life, 2012 reprint, hardback, 620pps, $22

Coupe, Robert, Australia’s Convict Past, 2018 reprint, paperback, illus.,64pps, $22

Dando-Collins, Stephen, Captain Bligh’s Other Mutiny: the true story of the military coup that turned Australia into a two year Rebel Republic, 2007, paperback, illus., 352pps, $36

Davis, Russell Earls, Bligh in Australia: a new appraisal of William Bligh and the Rum Rebellion, 2010, paperback, illus., 248pps, $20

Cowell, Joyce, Memorial to a Marine – Story of a First Fleet Family, William Tunks & Sarah Lyons, 1977, illus., paperback, 70pp, $22

Flannery, Tim (ed & introduction), Life and Adventures of John Nicol, Mariner 1776-1801, 1997 edition of 1822 publication, paperback, 210pps, $15

Flynn, Michael, Settlers and Seditionists: the people of the convict ship ‘Surprize’ 1794, 1994, hardback, 236pp, $42

Forster, Colin, France and Botany Bay: The Lure of a Penal Colony, paperback, illus., 1996, 211pp, $32

Frost, Alan, Arthur Phillip: Founding Australia: the second foundation day lecture, 1986, paperback, 34pps, $15

Frost, Alan, Botany Bay Mirages: Illusions of Australia’s Convict Beginnings, reprint 1995, paperback, 288pps, $30

Gall, Jennifer, In Bligh’s Hand – Surviving the Mutiny on the Bounty, 2010, paperback, illus., 234pp, $36

Groom, Linda, A Steady Hand: Governor Hunter and his first fleet sketchbook, hardback, quality illus., 2012, 226pps, $55

Hamlyn, Paul (comp.), Early Artists of Australia, hardback, quality illus., 1971, 60pps, $25

Hill, David, First Fleet Surgeon: the voyage of Arthur Bowes Smyth, paperback, quality illus., 2015, 220pps, $40

Hunt, David, Girt: The Unauthorised history of Australia, Vol. 1 from Megafauna to Macquarie, paperback, illus., 180pps, $28

Irvine, Nance (ed), The Sirius Letters of Newton Fowell, midshipman and lieutenant (1787-88), 1988, hardback, 176pp, $48

Irvine, Nance, Mary Reibey – Molly Incognita: emancipist extraordinaire: a biography 1777-1855, 1987, paperback, illus., 180pps, $30

Keneally, Tom, The Commonwealth of Thieves: The Sydney Experiment, 2005, paperback, 522pps, $32

Kerr, Joan & Hugh Falkus, From Sydney Cove to Duntroon: A Family Album of Early Life in Australia, 1982, hardback, many fine colour illustrations, 128pps, $45.

Kerr, Margaret & Colin, Australia’s Early Whalemen, hardback, illus., 1980, 64pps, $25

King, Jonathan, Australia’s First Fleet: The Voyage and the Re-enactment, 1788-1988, 1987, hardback, illus., missing dust jacket, 222pps, $30

King, Jonathan, The First Fleet: The Convict Voyage that Founded Australia 1787-88, 1982, hardback, illus., slight water damage to a few pages, 192pps, $35.

Knight, Roger J.B. & Alan Frost, The Journal of Daniel Paine 1794-1797 (Early boatbuilding & timber-gathering in NSW), 1983, hardback, 236pp, $28

Lang, John, John Lang & ‘the Forger’s Wife’: True Tale of Early Australia, new edition 1979, introduction by Nancy Keesing (first fiction written by native born Australian – the grandson of a First Fleeter), hardback, 244pps, $25

Martin, James, Escape from Botany Bay, 1791, 1991 with notes from 1937 edition, paperback, sketches, 24pps, $16

McClaughlin, Trevor (ed.), Irish Women in Colonial Australia, 1998, paperback, illus., 246pps, $28

McDonald, Brian, The Landing Place of Captain Arthur Phillip at Botany Bay, No.60 of 250 copies, hardback, sketches & drawings, 1990, 68pps, $40

Mulvaney, D.J, A Good Foundation: Reflections on the Heritage of the First Government House, Sydney, 1985, paperback, illus., 26pps, $15

Mundle, Rob, The First Fleet, 2017, paperback, 366pps, $24

Nicholas, J.L., Narrative of a voyage to New Zealand 1814-1815, in company with the Reverend Samuel Marsden, 1960 facsimile of 1817, 450pps, $30

Pateshall, Nicholas (Marjorie Tipping (ed), A Short Account of a Voyage Round the Globe in HMS Calcutta 1803-1804 (to Port Phillip & VDL); 1980, limited print run, 96pp, $30

Pembroke, Michael, Arthur Phillip – Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy, 2014 reprint, hardback, 368pp, $36

Piper, Graham M.H., The Minorca Pipers: a family history, 1981, hardback, illus. including family tree, 209pp, $42

Rees, Sian, The Ship Thieves: the true tale of James Porter, colonial pirate, 2005, hardback, illus., 236pps, $30

Rees, Sian, The Floating Brothel: the extraordinary story of the Lady Julian [sic – it is Juliana] and its cargo of female convicts bound for Botany Bay, paperback, illus., 2001 reprint, 254pps, $25

Retter, Catherine & Shirley Sinclair, Letters to Ann: the love story of Matthew Flinders and Ann Chappelle, 1999, hardback, illus., 160pps, $25

Retter, Catharine & Shirley Sinclair, Letters to Ann: the love story of Matthew Flinders and Ann Chappelle, 1999, paperback, illus., 160pps, $28

SLNSW exhibition catalogue, The Governor: Lachlan Macquarie 1810-1821, illus., 36pps, $14

Tink, Andrew, Lord Sydney: The life and Times of Tommy Townshend, 2011, paperback, illus., 330pps, $32

Tolchard, Clifford, The Humble Adventurer: Life and Times of James Ruse, Convict and Farmer, 1965, hardback, signed by the author, illus., 142pps, $36

Tucker, Michelle Scott, Elizabeth McArthur: A Life at the Edge of the World, 2018, paperback, illus., 296pps, $28

Wakefield, Edward J., Adventure in New Zealand, 1839-1844, 1960? facsimile of 1845 edition, paperback, 556pps, $30

Walker, Wal, Jane & D’Arcy: Jane Austen and D’Arcy Wentworth, Vol. 1: Folly is not always Folly, 2017, paperback, 430pps, $35

Walsh, Richard (ed), James Bell’s Private Journal of a Voyage to Australia, 1838-39, 2011, hardback, 220pps, $35

Worgan, George B., Journal of a First Fleet Surgeon, hardback, 1977 limited 1st edition, 86pps, $42


Bennett, Samuel, Australian Discovery and Colonisation, Volume 1 to 1800, 1981 facsimile of 1865 original, hardback, illus., ex-library, dust jacket stained, 256pps, $20

Burgin, Tom, In the Steps of Burke and Wills, 1981, hardback, illus., 140pps, $25

Colwell, Max, The Journey of Burke and Wills, 1971, 152pps, hardback, illus., $28

Dowling, Barry, Exploring Australia’s Southeast, 1989, paperback, illus., 144pps, $16

Favenc, Ernest, History of Australian Exploration, 1788-1888, 1983, hardback facsimile of 1888 edition, illus., 480pps, $35.

SLNSW, Matthew Flinders: The Ultimate Voyage, SLNSW exhibition catalogue, 2001, paperback, quality illustrations, 32pps, $12

Horner, Frank, Looking For La Perouse: D’Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific, 1792-1793, 1996 edition, paperback, illus., slight damage, 332pps, $28

Macinnis, Peter, Australian’s Pioneers, Heroes and Fools: Trials, Tribulations and Tricks of the Trade of Australian’s Colonial Explorers, 2007, hardback, some foxing, 288pps, $28

McIntyre, Kenneth Gordon, The Rebello Transcripts: Governor Phillip’s Portuguese Prelude, 1984, hardback, illus., 257pps, $32

MacMillan, David, A Squatter went to Sea: Story of Sir William MacLeay’s New Guinea Expedition (1875) and his Life in Sydney, 1957, hardback, illus., 176pps, $32

Mudie, Ian, The Heroic Journey of John McDouall Stuart, 1968, hardback, illus., 306pps, $32

Murgatroyd, Sarah, The Dig Tree: The Story of Burke and Wills, 2002, paperback, illus., ex-library copy, some staining of cover, 382pps, $24

Playford, Phillip (comp.), Willlem De Vlamingh: Voyage of Discovery to Terra Australis, 1697-97, 1998, paperback, illus., 124pps, $32

Rickard, Suzanne, George Barrington’s Voyage to Botany Bay: Retelling a Convict’s Travel Narrative of the 1790s, 2001, paperback, illus., 205pps, $28

Sigmond, J.P. & Zuiderbaan, L.H., Dutch Discoveries of Australia: Shipwrecks, Treasures and Early Voyages off the West Coast, 1979, hardback, illus., 176pps, $40

Simpson, Bruce, In Leichhardt’s Footsteps: More Stories from the Packhorse Drover, 1997, paperback, illus., 192pps, $22

Stanbury, Peter (ed.), 100 Years of Australian Scientific Explorations, 1975, paperback, illus., 128pp, $28

Steven, Margaret, First Impressions: British Discovery of Australia, 1988, hardback, quality illustrations, 96pps, $42


Bach, John (ed.) The Bligh Notebook, 28 April-14 June 1789 with list of Bounty Mutineers, transcription and facsimile, 1987, hardback, front endpapers marked, 150pp, $35

Brunton, Paul (ed.), Awake, Bold Bligh: William Bligh’s Letters Describing the Mutiny on the HMS Bounty, 1989, hardback, illus., 96pps, $32

Danielsson, Vengt, translated from Swedish by Alan Tapsell, What Happened on the Bounty, 2nd edition 1963, hardback, 224pps, $28

Dening, Greg, Mr Bligh’s Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty, 1993, paperback, illus., cover slightly bent, 458pps, $28

Hawkey, Arthur, Bligh’s Other Mutiny, 1975, hardback, illus., 206pps, $32

Evatt, H.V., Rum Rebellion: Study of the Overthrow of Governor Bligh by John McArthur and the NSW Corps, 1971, hardback, ex-library copy, 382pps, $18

Evatt, H.V., Rum Rebellion: Study of the Overthrow of Governor Bligh by John McArthur and the NSW Corps, 1955 edition of the original 1938 edition, hardback, spine damaged, 256pps, $20

Evatt, H.V., Rum Rebellion: Study of the Overthrow of Governor Bligh by John McArthur and the NSW Corps, 1955 edition of the original 1938 edition, hardback, 256pps, $28

Mackaness, George, Captain William Bligh’s Discoveries and Observations in VDL, 1970s reprint of 1942 edition, illus., paperback, 50pps, $20

Ritchie, John (introduced by), A Charge of Mutiny: Court Martial of Lieutenant Colonel Johnston, for deposing Gov William Bligh in the Rebellion of January 1808, 1988 facsimile of 1811 edition, hardback, illus., a collectable item, 516pps, $45


Badger, G.M., Captain Cook: Navigator and Scientist, papers at the bicentenary symposium, Canberra, 1969, 1970, hardback, illus., stain in title page, 144pps, $22

Beasley, A.W., Fellowship of Three: Lives and Association of John Hunter, Surgeon; James Cook, navigator and Joseph Banks, naturalist, 1993, hardback, illus., 80pps, $30

Captain Cook: His Artists – His Voyages, 1970, hardback, quality colour illus., 64pps, $38

Cordingly, David (ed.), Captain James Cook, Navigator the achievements of Captain James Cook as a seaman, navigator and surveyor, 1988, paperback, illus., 112pps, $28

Hill, Anthony, Captain Cook’s Apprentice (Isaac Manley), 2008, paperback, illus., 276pps, $28

Lyte, Charles, Sir Joseph Banks: Eighteenth Century Explorer, Botanist and entrepreneur, 1980, hardback, illus., 248pps, $32

Paget, Hugh, To the South is a Great Land: Captain Cook, Sir Joseph Banks and Australia, 1970, paperback, illus., 48pps, $22

Reinits, Rex & Thea, The voyages of Captain Cook, 2nd edition 1969, hardback, illus., 157pps, $32


Australiann Dictionary of Biography Set of 12:

Pike, Douglas (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vols 1 & 2: 1788-1850

Pike, Douglas and Nairn, Bede (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vols 3-6: 1851-1890. Australian Dictionary of

Nairn, Bede, Geoffrey Serle & John Ritchie (eds), Vols 7-12: 1891-1939]

All in original dust jackets, plus 156pp index to Vols 1 & 2 by Malcolm Sainty & Michael Flynn

$400 for all 12 volumes, plus the index. Total number of Biographies 7,211.

Australian Dictionary of Biography: Pike, Douglas and Nairn, Bede (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vols 3-6: 1851-1890. All in modern dust jackets. Total of number of Biographies, 3169. Total pages 3,262. Plus Corrigendas. Also, Sainty, Malcolm & Michael Flynn, Index to Vols 1 & 2, 156pps $220 for all 7 books

Ackland, Michael, Henry Kendall: The Man and the Myths, 1995, hardback, illus., 366pps, $48

Banks, Lorraine & Bill Bottomley, William Curtin: two convicts, 1997, paperback, illus., 48pps, $18

Barnes, John, La Trobe: Traveller, Writer, Governor, 2017, hardback, illus., 384pps, $48

Baxter, Carol, Captain Thunderbolt and his Lady: The True Story of Bushrangers Fred Ward and Mary Ann Bugg, 2011, paperback, illus., 276pps, $35

Baker, D.W.A., Reminiscences of my Life and Times … by John Dunmore Lang [originally published 1878] 1972 with introduction, hardback, illus., 250pps, $36

Bennett, J.M., Sir John Pedder – First Chief Justice of Tasmania, 1977, paperback, 54pp, $10

Beran, Henry, I feel I should plough something back, Sir James Kirby, 1899-1971, 1993 ex-library copy, paperback, illus., 110pp, $15

Berzins, Baiba, North Coast Women: A history to 1939, 1996, hardback, illus., 232pps, $28

Bowden, Tim, The Way my father tells it: the story of an Australian life [John Bowden], 1989 reprint, paperback, illus., 282pps, $28

Burger, Angela, Neville Bonner: a biography [first Aboriginal in Australian federal parliament] 1979, hardback, illus., 174pps, $28

Cable & Marchant (ed), Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record, Series 2, 1842-1899, Vol 1, 1985, hardback, 304pp, 1500 biographies with many rare photographs, $42

Cable & Marchant (ed), Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record, Series 2, 1842-1899, Vol 2; 1987, hardback, 292pp, 1500 biographies with many rare photographs. $40

Cable & Marchant (ed), Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record, Series 2, 1842-1899, Vol 3; 1989, paperback, 318pp, 1500 biographies with many rare photographs. $42

Note: for Series 1 see under author Spurway.

Casey, Maie, An Australian story 1837-1907, 1964, hardback, illus., 194pps, $24

Chauvel, Elsa, My Life with Charles Chauvel: the story of the man who made Australia’s greatest motion pictures, 1st edition 1973, hardback, illus., 198pps, $30

Coleman, Verna, Miles Franklin in America: Her Unknown Brilliant Career, 1981, hardback, illus., 230pps, $30

Coltheart, Lenore, Jessie Street: A Revised Autobiography, 2004, paperback, illus., 266pps, $30

Cusack, Dymphna, Tom Inglis Moore & Barrie Ovenden, Mary Gilmore: a tribute, 1965 1st edition, hardback, illus., 224pps, $42

Davis, Russell Earls, Bligh in Australia: A New Appraisal of William Bligh and the Rum Rebellion, 2010, paperback, 248pps, $22

De Moore, Greg, Tom Wills: His Spectacular Rise and Tragic Fall, 2008, paperback, illus., 352pps, $32

de Vries, Susanna, Blue Ribbons, Bitter Bread: Joice Loch: Australian’s most heroic woman, the life of Joice Nankivell Loch, revised reprint 2007, paperback, illus., 364pps, $32

de Vries, Susanna, The Complete Book of Great Australian Women: 36 women who changed the course of Australia, 2003, 686pps, $32

Diamond, Marion, Creative Meddler: The Life and Fantasies of Charles St Julian, 1990, hardback, illus., 186pps, $28

Dicker, Ian G., J.C.W.: a short biography of James Cassius Williamson, 1974 1st edition, hardback, illus., 224pps, $35

Dower, Martyn, Nelson’s Purse: The Mystery of Lord Nelson’s Lost Treasures – an extraordinary historical detective story, 2005, 544pps, $22

Dunbar, Diane (catalogue co-ordinated by), Thomas Bock: Convict engraver and society portraitist, 1991, paperback, quality illus., 116pps, $30

Dunstan, David (ed & introduction), Owen Suffolk’s Days of Crime and Years of Suffering, 2000, paperback, illus., 378pps, $28

Dutton, Geoffrey, Russell Drysdale: A Biographical and Critical Study, 1981 reprint, paperback, illus., 215pps, $24

Dutton, Kenneth, Auchmuty: the life of James Johnstone Auchmuty, 1909-1981, 2000, hardback, illus., ex-library copy, 478pps, $30

Ellis, M.H., Francis Greenway: his life and times, 2nd revised 1953, hardback, 252pp, $35

Errington, Wayne & Peter Van Onselen, John Winston Howard: The Biography, 2007, hardback, illus., 472pps, $22

Fitzhardinge, L.F., That Fiery Particle: Vol 1 William Morris Hughes, 1862-1914: a political biography, 1978 reprint, paperback, illus., 334pps, $32

Fitzsimons, Peter, Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men, 2009, hardback, illus., 696pps, $38

Flannery, Tim (ed & intro.), John Nichol, mariner: Life and Adventures 1776-1801, paperback, illus., 1999, 206pps, $20

Gilbert, Lionel, The Orchid Man: the life, work and memories of the Rev H.M.R Rupp, 1872-1956, 1992, hardback, illus., 248pps, $42

Hasluck, Alexandra, Portrait in a Mirror: an autobiography, 1981, hardback, illus., 334pps, $30

Hetherington, John, Norman Lindsay: The embattled Olympian, 1973, hardback, illus., 286pps, $32

Holt, Henry, An Energetic Colonist: a biographical account of the activities of the late honorable Thomas Holt MLC, hardback, illus., 1972, 208pps, $35

Hughes, Thea Stanley, Matthew Flinders, paperback, 1985, 120pps, $18

Kennedy, Priscilla, Portrait of Winifred West [of Frensham School], 1st edition 1996, hardback, illus., 240pps, $32

Kieza, Grant Lee, Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Live of Ned Kelly’s Mother, 2017, hardback, illus., 624pps, $35

Kinnane, Garry, George Johnston: a biography, (of author of My Brother Jack), 1986 1st edition, hardback, illus., 344pps, $35

King, Hazel, Colonial Expatriates – Edward & John Macarthur Junior, 1989, hardback, illus., 112pp, $25

Kirby, Michael, Through the World’s Eye, 2000, hardcopy, illus., 254pps, $28

Langmore, Diane, Prime Ministers’ Wives: The Public and Private Lives of Ten Australian Women, 1992, paperback, illus., 350pps, $32

Lawson, Elizabeth, The Natural Art of Louisa Atkinson, 1995, paperback, beautiful illustrations, 144pps, $42

Lindsay, Jane, Portrait of Pa: Norman Lindsay at Springwood, 1973 1st edition, hardback, illus., 190pps, $30

Livingstone, Tess (ed.), The Power of 100: One Hundred Women who have Shaped Australia, 2010, paperback, illus., quality publication, 128pps, $28

Lord, Mary, Hal Porter: Man of Many Parts, 1993, hardback, illus., 334pps, $28

Macarthney, Frederick T., Proof Against Failure [autobiography of poet and critic] 1967, hardback, illus., 198pp, $28

MacFarlane, Margaret & Alastair, John Watts: Australia’s Forgotten Architect 1814-1819 and South Australia’s Postmaster General 1841-1861, 1992, paperback, illus., 184pps, $25.

Macklin, Robert, Hamilton Hume: our greatest explorer, 2016, paperback, 318pp, $35

McDermott, Alex, Ned Kelly: the Jerilderie Letter of 1879 (with 28 page introduction), 2002, paperback, illus., 118pps, $24

McKernan, Michael (ed.), The Makers of Australia’s Sporting Traditions – A Selection of Lives from ‘The Australian Dictionary of Biography’, 1993, hardback, illus. 318pp, $36

McQueen, Humphrey, Tom Roberts: father of Australian landscape painting, 1996, hardback, quality illus., 592pps, $35

Mangan, Kathleen, Daisy Chains, War, then Jazz (McCubbin family and connections in Victoria), 1984, hardback, illus. including colour plates by her father, Frederick McCubbin, 204pps, $28

Marr, David (ed.), Patrick White Letters, 1994, hardback, illus., 686pps, $38

Marr, David (ed.), Patrick White Letters, 1994, hardback, illus., 686pps, $32

Martin, Noeline, Freda: A Biography of Freda Whitlam, 2008, paperback, illus., 328pps, $24

Mattinson, Campbell, The Wine Hunter: Maurice O’Shea, the man who changed Australian wine, 2005, paperback, illus., 196pps, $32

Mead, Tom, Empire of Straw: The Dynamic Rise and Disastrous Fall of Dashing Colonial Tycoon Benjamin Boyd, 1994, paperback, illus., 296pps, $32

Mead, Tom, Man is Never Free: Martyrs of Injustice (‘Tolpuddle martyrs’ – convicts), paperback, illus., 246pps, $34

Mecham, Frank, John O’Brien and the Boree Log: a biography of Patrick Hartigan, 1st edition 1981, hardback, illus., 352pps, $36

Millett, Patsy & Naomi Millett, Pilgrimage: a journey through the life and writing of Mary Durack, 2000 reprint, paperback, illus., 328pps, $24

Morrison, Alec, Frank Gardiner: bushranger to businessman (1830-1904), 2003, paperback, illus., 164pps, $28

Mundle, Rob, Flinders: the man who mapped Australia, paperback, illus., 2013, 400pps, $32

Merritt, John, That Voluminous Squatter: W.E. Abbott, Wingen (near Scone, NSW), 1999, paperback, illus., 240pp, $28

Motion, Andrew, Wainewright the Poisoner, 2000, hardback, illus., 324 pp, $36

Nobbs, Raymond, George Nunn Nobbs 1799-1884: chaplain on Pitcairn and Norfolk Island, hardback, illus., 166pps, $32

Perry, Roland, Monash: the outsider who won a war, Lt General Sir John Monash, commander of the Australian corps, 2004, paperback, illus., slight foxing, 602pps, $32

Pringle, John Douglas, The Last Shenachie [memoir of Angus MacDonald 1900-1975], 1976, paperback, 48pps, $18

Reynolds, Peter, John Balmain: schoolteacher and goldseeker in Balmain, California and Goondawindi, 1810-1884, 2000, paperback, illus., 126pps, $24

Ritchie, John, The Wentworths: Father and Son, 1999, paperback, 326pp, $32

Ross, John, William Stewart: Sealing Captain, Trader and Speculator, 1987, paperback, 230pp, $28

Roe, Jill, Stella Miles Franklin: A Biography, 2008, hardback, illus., 716pps, $38

Russell, Penny, This Errant Lady: Jane Franklin’s overland journey to Port Phillip and Sydney 1839, paperback, illus., 2002, 284pps, $35

Santamaria, B.A., Daniel Mannix: the quality of leadership, 1985 reprint, paperback, illus., 292pps, $30

Sekuless, Peter, Jessie Street: A Rewarding but Unrewarded Life, 1978, hardback, illus., 234pps, $28

Southall, Ivan, The Weaver from Meltham: the true story of an old colonial mill [Godfrey Hurst], 1st edition, 1950 ex-library copy, hardcopy, illus., 150pps, $24

Spurway & Allen (ed), Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record, Series 1, 1788-1841 with series 2 supplement 1842-1899, 1500 biographies with many rare photographs, 1992, hardback, 536pp, $45

Stamp, Tom & Cordelia, The Life of Captain Cook, Maritime Scientist, hardback, illus., 1978, 172pps, $32

Stenmark, Marea, Sir David Martin: a man of courage and dedication, 1st edition 1996, hardback, illus., 192pps, $32

Stone, Jean, The Passionate Bibliophile: The Story of Walter Stone, Australian Bookman Extraordinaire, 1988, hardback, illus., 388pps, $28

Swords, Meg, Alexander Berry: North Sydney Pioneer 1781-1873: a centennial memoir, 1973, paperback, illus., 10pps, $22

Thompson, Valerie, A Girl like Alice: the story of the Australian Helen Keller, 1990, hardback, illus., 136pps, $25

Thornton, Caroline Rouse, Rouse Hill House and the Rouses, hardback, illus., 1988, 324pps, $36

Tink, Andrew, William Charles Wentworth: Australia’s greatest native son, 2009, hardback, illus., signed by author, 354pps, $40

Travers, Robert, Australian Mandarin: The life and times of Quong Tart, 1981, hardback, illus., 192pps, $28

Tuckey, Esther, Fifty Years at Frensham: A history of an Australian school, 1964 reprint, hardback, illus., 160pp, $32

Waddell, Dorothy C., Freshwater to Broughton Creek: a biography of Andrew Waddell and Victoria Reid, 1995, paperback, illus., 302pps, $28

Watson, Jeffrey, Sydney Cotton: the last plane out of Berlin – how an Australian took the Nazis for a ride, 2004 reprint, paperback, illus., 336pps, $20

Weatherburn, A.K., Thomas Barker: pioneer Australian industrialist 1799-1875, 1985, no. 35 or 100 copies, signed by the author, paperback, illus., rare item, 142pps, $120

Webster, R.H, Currency Lad: The Story of Hamilton Hume and The Explorers, 1982, hardback, illus., 140pps, $32

Yarwood, A.T., Samuel Marsden: the great survivor, 1977, hardback, 356pp, $45


Adams, Nancy, Family Fresco (the Mitchells and Morrisons in Victoria), 1966, hardback, illus., 212pps, $32

Colwell, Stella, The Family history Book: A Guide to Tracing Your Ancestors, 1984, paperback, illus., 176pp, $20

Gifford, Margaret, I Can Hear the Horses: Reminiscences of Margaret Allen, 1983, hardback, illus., ex-library copy, 188pps, $28

Grenville, Kate, One Life: My Mother’s Story (Nance Russell, a Wiseman descendant), 2015, hardback, illus., 270pps, $38

Hannan, Miles, Where Were They and What Were They Doing in 1872?: A Story of The Hannan, Kelleher, Madigan, Greenwood,

Watson, Hynes and Hallam Families in NSW, 2007, signed by the author, paperback, illus., 188pps, $40

Herbig, David, Once There was a very Old Gumtree: A Family History of Friedrich and Caroline Herbig and their Sixteen Children, 1979, paperback, illus., 60pps, $24

Lang, Mary, Home Was Here (history of Redmond & Scarvell families); 1987, limited edition 500 copies, hardback, 230pp, $30

Morrison, Alec, Frank Gardiner: Bushranger and Businessman, 1830-1904, 2003, paperback, illus., 166pps, $32

Nunan, Wendy, For the Love of Will (Correspondence of William H. McNeice and Ellen U. McCleary), 2001, limited edition paperback, illus., 502pps, $48

Pockley, Richard V., The Edward Wills Family and Descendants in Australia 1797-1976, 1976, paperback, illus., 80pps, $36

Pockley, Richard V., The Waddy Family: England 1621-Australia 1834-1980, 1980, paperback, illus., 90pps, $36

Poole, Philippa, The Diaries of Ethel Turner, 1998 reprint, paperback, illus., 384pps, $28

Priestley, Jenny, The Entwining Branches – History of Branches of O’Brien, Hall & Curlewis Families, 1993, hardback, 142pp, $42

Roberts, Elizabeth, Three New England Families: History of the McLeans, Hodders, Pipers and Associated Families, 2000, hardback, illus., 176pps, $42

Sainty, Malcolm, Jane Walker c.1765-1838: a Matriarch of Colonial Parramatta and her family, 1996, paperback, 32pp, $15

Ward, Barbara, A Lady in A Thousand: Biography of Eliza Davies, 1994, paperback, illus., 142pps, $28

Warner, Russell MacKenzie, Over-Hauling the Colony: George Hall, Pioneer, 1990, limited edition no.663 of 1000 copies, hardback, illus., 258pps, $42


Allen, George W.D., Early Georgian: extracts from the Journal of George Allen, 1800-1877, (pioneer solicitor NSW) 1958, hardback, 142pp, $40

Anzac Memorial, The Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney, n.d., (1930s), paperback, illus., 16pps, $35

Chynoweth, N.J., ‘Therefore With Angels’: Commemorating the First Hundred Years of St Michael’s, Flinders Street, Sydney, 1954, paperback, illus., 20pps, $30

Davies & Cannington, The Federal Directory of Newcastle and District 1901, facsimile 1981, limited print run, hardback, 222pp, valuable reference work. $48

Dew, Mildred & Barry, Margaret (eds), From Ballarat to Broome 100 years of Loreto in Australia, 1975, hardback, 60pp., $32

Franklin, Miles with Kate Baker, Joseph Furphy: The Legend of a Man and his Book, 1944, hardback, illus., 204pps, $42

Gibbney, H.J., & Smith, Ann G., A Biographical Register 1788-1939 Notes from the Names Index for the ADB, Vol.1 A-K, 1987, paperback,  421pp. $32

Hamilton-Grey, Mrs A.M., Kendall, ‘Our God-Made Chief’, 1929, hardback, illus., some annotations, privately published, 196pps, $45

History of Medicine Committee, (Sir) William Crowther and (Dr) Clifford Craig, paperback, image of the two subjects, (famous medicos & antiquarians), 1986, 35pps, $24

Ingleton, Geoffrey, True Patriots All: Views from Early Australia, 1952, hardback, illus., collectable, quality publication, 388pps, $36

Kiddle, Margaret, Caroline Chisholm, 1st edition 1950, hardback, illus., 296pp, $40

Library Council NSW and Library of Australian History, Lachlan Macquarie Governor of NSW: Journals of his Tours in NSW and VDL 1810-1822, 1979 facsimile of 1956 first edition, hardback, colour illus., maps and charts, 322pps, $65

Low, Francis, The City of Sydney Directory 1844-45, limited 1000 copies facsimile 1978, valuable reference book, hardback, 230pp, $75

MacSmith, Bertha & Brian Lloyd, Letters of John Maxwell, superintendent of Government stock 1823-32, 1982, hardback, limited numbered edition, 238pp, $48

Macartney, Frederick, Furnley Maurice (Frank Wilmot), 1955, hardback, illus., 112pps, $36

Morton, H.V., Recollections of Early New Zealand, c.1928, 176pps, hardback, illus., spine faded, $42

Public Library of NSW, Lachlan Macquarie Governor of NSW: Journals of his Tours in NSW and VDL 1810-1822, 1st edition 1956, hardback, colour illus., maps and charts, 322pps, $80

Palmer, Nettie, Henry Handel Richardson: A Study, 1950, hardback, illus., 222pps, $28

Pollak, Michael, Sense and Censorship, Commentaries on Censorship Violence in Australia (featuring 10 prominent writers), 1990, hardback, very good condition, 400pp, $28

Tanner, Howard (Curator), Converting the Wilderness, the Art of Gardening in Australia, 1979, paperback, illus., 96pp, $32

White, Rev. C.A., The Challenge of the Years: a History of the Presbyterian Church of Australia in the state of NSW, 1951, hardback, 100pps of illus., useful reference book, 732pp, $55


1983 – Under the Southern Cross – 3rd Australasian Congress – Hamilton NZ, paperback, 306pp, $10

1986 – Bridging the Generations – 4th Australasian Congress – Canberra ACT, paperback, 480pp, $12

1988 – 1st International Congress & 5th Australasian Congress –Sydney NSW, paperback, 312pp, $15

1991 – 6th Australasian Congress – Launceston, Tasmania, paperback, 456pp, $15


Aalen, F.H.A. & Kevin Whelan (eds), Dublin: city and county, from prehistory to present, 1992, 466pp, $90

Clarke, H.B., Dublin to 1610, No.11 in Irish Historic Town Atlas Series, large format, paperback in slip case, 2002, about 15 large, coloured maps, published by the Royal Irish Academy, 36pps, $55

Gaunt, William, Old Inns of England in Colour, 1958, hardback, 96pp, $15

Haswell, Jock, The British Army: a concise history, 1975, hardback, illus., 192pp, $32

Jackson, Victor, The Monuments in St Patrick’s Cathedral Dublin, 1987, ex-library copy, paperback, 136pp, $25

Jackson, Victor, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, 1976, paperback, 30pp, $8

Keverns, Richard, Tales of Old Inns (England and Wales); revised edition 1952, hardback, illus., 160pp, $24

Komroff, Manuel, The Battle of Waterloo, 1964, hardback, 100pp, $28

Macourt, William (ed), Forty years of diocese of Down & Dromore and diocese of Connor 1945-1985, 1985, paperback, 88pp, $24

O’Connor, Patrick, People Make Places: the story of the Irish Palatines, 2nd edition 1996, hardback, 240pp, $48

Turner, Barbara C, A History of Hampshire (Darwen County History Series). 1988 reprint of 2nd edition, hardback, illus., 128pp, $35


Duff, Charles, A Handbook on Hanging: being a short introduction to the fine art of execution, 2011 new edition of original 1928, paperback, 208pps, $24

Edwards, L.W.L., Catalogue of Directories and Poll Books in possession of the Society of Genealogists [London], 1979 3rd edition, paperback, 62pps, $8

Gibson, Jeremy, Bishops Transcripts and Marriage Licences, Bonds and Allegations: guide to location and indexes, paperback, 1983, 2nd edition, 32pps, $10

Harnden, J., The Parish Registers of Herefordshire with additional notes on other source material, 1987, paperback, 106pps, $12

McLaughlin, Eve, Annals of the Poor, paperback, 1886, 3rd edition, 16pps, $8

McLaughlin, Eve, Somerset House Wills from 1858, 4th edition 1989, paperback, 12pps, $8

McNie, Alan (comp.), Clan Macpherson, 1983, 34pps, paperback, illus., $8

Parish Register Copies, part one, Society of Genealogists, London, 1983 6th updated, paperback, 52pps, $8

Parish Register Copies, part two, Society of Genealogists, London, 1994, paperback, 60pps, $8

Pedersen, Susan, Searching Overseas: a guide to family history sources for Australians and New Zealanders, 1987, 96pps, $12

Pine, L.G., The Genealogist’s Encyclopaedia, 1st edition 1969, hardback, 360pps, $28

Saul, Pauline, The Family Historians Enquire Within, 1997, 5th edition, reprint with amendments, paperback, 287pps, $16

Taylor, Neville C., Sources for Anglo-Indian Genealogy in the Library of the Society of Genealogists [London], 1990, paperback, 12pps, $6

Todd, Andrews, Basic Sources for Family History: back to the early 1800s, paperback, 1989, 2nd edition, 96pps, $16

Victorian and Blossom Photograph Album, 1996, hardback, unpaginated, 12 blank folios with ribbon tie on cover [for displaying smaller family photographs], $15


Akhurst, Adrian, History of the Australian Club, Melbourne, 1978 reprint, hardback, illus., 68pps, $32

Clarke, Albert N., Pen Points of Old Sydney and Historic New South Wales, 1st edition 1951, hardback, illus., 44pps, $32

Fletcher, Brian (ed.), David Collins: An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales – remarks on dispositions, manners etc…. 2 volumes, 1975 edition with introduction and annotations to the 1798 original publication, hardback, Vol 1 is 740pps & Vol 2 is 334pps,  $95 for the two volumes

Fowles, Joseph, Sydney in 1848, 1962 1st facsimile edition of 1848 original printing, hardback, illus., 148pps, $35

Hunter’s Hill, 1794-1938, Sesquicentenary history, 1938, paperback, illus., 52pps, $32

Johnson, Peter et al, Leslie Wilkinson: A practical Idealist, hardback, illus., 1982, quality publication with architectural photographs by Max Dupain, 128pps, $60

King, Gordon J.S., Seventy-Five years: A history of St Peters Church of England, [East] Sydney, 1942, paperback, illus., 88pps, $32

Kingston, Daphne, Early Colonial Homes of the Sydney Region 1788-1838, 1990, hardback, illus., quality publication, 96pps, $36

Mackaness, George, Bibliomania: An Australian Book Collector’s Essays, 1965, hardback, illus., ex-library copy, 206pps, $28

McGuirk, Marion, The Battle of Vinegar Hill: our pioneers [biographies], 2005, paperback, illus., 176pps, $38

Rothery, F.N., Atlas of Bundaleer Plains and Tatala [huge Queensland pastoral holding with maps and original sketches], 1970, hardback, illus., 580pps, $30

Rushen, Elizabeth, Single & Free: Female migration to Australia 1833-1837, 2nd edition 2005, paperback, illus., 240pps, $40

Speirs, Hugh, Landscape Art and the Blue Mountains, 1981, hardback, illus., quality compilation, 224pps, $60

Westpac Bank, 200 The Westpac Story [200 years of the Bank of NSW & Westpac], 2017, hardback, illus., quality publication, 304pps, $60

Wilson, Gwendoline, Murray of Yarralumla, 1969, hardback, illus., 350pps, $45


Census on New South Wales, November 1828 – revised edition with data from the extant Household Returns – 35,000 people of which 25% Household Returns have survived. Edited by Malcolm Sainty & Keith Johnson, 2008 – PC only -$39.50 including postage.

Sydney Morning Herald – Birth, Marriage, Death & Funeral Notices 1831-1853 – over 20,000 persons listed. Edited by Malcolm Sainty & Keith Johnson, 2008 – PC only -$30.50 including postage. Genealogical Research Directories 1994-2007 – 500,000 Research queries from 20,000 researchers worldwide. Edited by Keith Johnson & Malcolm Sainty – PC only. $15.50 including postage.