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The Good Bloke

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The Good Bloke

Charles Staunton

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime; Local history; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

Paperback

The colourful life, crimes and adventures of Charles 'The Good Bloke' Staunton. [more]

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Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

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Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

Samia Khatun

History; Local history

Paperback

An evocative and gracefully written reflection on cultural encounters between Aboriginals and Indians in the Outback, from... [more]

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London's Labyrinth: The World Beneath the City's Streets

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London's Labyrinth: The World Beneath the City's Streets

Fiona Rule

History; British & Irish history; Trains & railways: general interest; Local history

Paperback

A new, paperback edition of Fiona Rule's fascinating history of the city beneath London's streets [more]

$27.99

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Australia Remember This Too!

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Australia Remember This Too!

Bob Byrne

History; Local history

Paperback

Take a wonderfully sentimental trip down memory lane with Bob Byrne as he shows us bits of Australia we'd forgotten, identities... [more]

$34.99

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Six Decades of Holden Versus Ford: Family Cars, Family Feuds and Much More

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Six Decades of Holden Versus Ford: Family Cars, Family Feuds and Much More...

Dave Morley

History; Motor cars: general interest; Local history

Hardback

Whether you're loyal to Holden or Ford, this book is both a celebratory and irreverent comparison of Australia's two favourite... [more]

$50.00

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Last King of the Cross

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Last King of the Cross

John Ibrahim

Biography; Autobiography: general; True stories; True crime; Local history

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John Ibrahim's incredible life story told in his own words. [more]

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Lost Perth

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Lost Perth

Richard Offen

History; Local history; Nostalgia: general; Places in old photographs

Hardback

In 1901 Federation transformed Western Australia from an independent colony to a state of the Commonwealth of Australia, and... [more]

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London's 100 Strangest Places

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London's 100 Strangest Places

David Long

History; Local history

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated gift book to explore the hidden history of curious London on foot or from the armchair [more]

$32.99

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Almost a French Australia

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Almost a French Australia

Noelene Bloomfield

History; Local history

Paperback

Decades before the First Fleet, French ships were exploring large stretches of Australia. This Handsomely colour-illustrated... [more]

$38.95

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The Story of Edinburgh

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The Story of Edinburgh

John Peacock

History; Local history

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This book covers the history of the city of Edinburgh from the first Mesolithic explorers who camped on the shores of the... [more]

$42.99

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Edward I's Conquest of Wales

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Edward I's Conquest of Wales

Sean Davies

History; Military history; Local history

Hardback

The first scholarly account of the English conquest of Wales to be published for 100 years [more]

$65.00

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Barddabardda Wodjenangorddee: We're Telling All of You

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Barddabardda Wodjenangorddee: We're Telling All of You

Dambimangari Aboriginal Corporation

History; Local history

Paperback

For countless generations, coastal country in the west Kimberley region of northwest Australia has been the home of Dambeemangaddee... [more]

$44.99

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Summer: Vintage Minis

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Summer: Vintage Minis

Laurie Lee

Biography; Autobiography: general; Rural communities; Local history

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How do you remember the summers of your childhood? For Laurie Lee they were flower-crested, heady, endless days. Here is an... [more]

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The Lost Prince: The Survival of Richard of York: Classic Histories Series

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The Lost Prince: The Survival of Richard of York: Classic Histories Series...

David Baldwin

Biography: royalty; History; Medieval history; Social & cultural history; Local history

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The story of the Princes in the Tower is one of history's most enduring, poignant and romanticised tales. Dead princes were... [more]

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Walking in Berlin: a flaneur in the capital

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Walking in Berlin: a flaneur in the capital

Franz Hessel

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

A timeless guide to one of the world's greatest cities. [more]

$29.99

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Wayside

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Wayside

Reverend Graham Long

Religion & beliefs; Local history

Hardback

A story of love over hate. The Wayside Chapel, in the heart of Sydneyâ??s Kings Cross, is a meeting place for people... [more]

$80.00

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Australia's Haunted History

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Australia's Haunted History

Trudy Toohill

Local history

Paperback

Australia's Haunted History is a collection of spine-tingling, blood-curdling, frightening and often mysterious Australian... [more]

$29.99

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Caring and Compassionate: The Mater Children's Hospital 1931 to 2014

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Caring and Compassionate: The Mater Children's Hospital 1931 to 2014

Helen Gregory

History; Local history

Paperback

The Mater Children's Hospital - the realisation of a dream for the Sisters of Mercy - opened on 6 July 1931, in... [more]

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The London County Council Bomb Damage Maps: 1939-1945

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The London County Council Bomb Damage Maps: 1939-1945

Laurence Ward

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Historical maps & atlases; Second World War; Local history

Hardback

The attack on London between 1939 and 1945 is one of the most significant events in the city's modern history, the impact... [more]

$80.00

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Lost Melbourne

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Lost Melbourne

Heather Chapman

History; Local history; Places in old photographs

Hardback

Lost Melbourne looks at the cherished places in the city that time, fashion and progress have swept aside - the old cinemas,... [more]

$29.99

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Latin Inscriptions in Oxford

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Latin Inscriptions in Oxford

Reginald H. Adams

History; Local history

Paperback

This book presents a wide selection of Oxford's Latin inscriptions (and a few Greek ones), found in many accessible places... [more]

$23.99

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The Right Way, The Wrong Way and the Railway: Great Victorian Rail Stories

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The Right Way, The Wrong Way and the Railway: Great Victorian Rail Stories...

Nick Anchen

History; Local history

Paperback

The Right Way, the Wrong Way and the Railway takes a real 'warts and all' look at the Victorian Railways. Eight years in the... [more]

$34.99

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The Melbourne Tram Book: 3rd Edition

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The Melbourne Tram Book: 3rd Edition

Randall Wilson, Dale Budd

History; Local history

Paperback

Melbourne's trams are more than a mode of transport. They are a symbol of the city. This fully updated new edition is a colourful... [more]

$24.99

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Wheeling Matilda: The Story Of Australian Cycling

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Wheeling Matilda: The Story Of Australian Cycling

Jim Fitzpatrick

History; Local history; Cycling

Paperback

Set in a country which had the largest bicycle path network in the world in the 1890s and was the long distance cycling centre... [more]

$28.95  $10.00

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Bradshaw's Guide Brunel's Railways Paddington to Penzance: Volume 1

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Bradshaw's Guide Brunel's Railways Paddington to Penzance: Volume 1

John Christopher

History; Trains & railways: general interest; Local history

Paperback

Author John Christopher presents the first of Bradshaw's original account journey from Paddington to Penzance. [more]

$37.95

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