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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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Surfing Down South: Discovering Yallingup and Margaret River

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Surfing Down South: Discovering Yallingup and Margaret River

Sue-Lyn Aldrian-Moyle

Local history; Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

For surfers and non-surfers, Surfing Down South offers an insight into Australia???s surfing counterculture and a unique time... [more]

$44.00

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Holidays

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Holidays

William McInnes

Nostalgia: general; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

From bestselling author William McInnes, a book about the languid, unending holidays of summer; it's about going away and... [more]

$29.99

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Classic Pubs of Victoria: A Celebration of Victoria's Iconic Watering Holes

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Classic Pubs of Victoria: A Celebration of Victoria's Iconic Watering Holes...

Stephane Bowker, David Bowker

Local history; Restaurant, cafe & pub guides

Paperback

Lavishly illustrated with striking and fascinating full-colour photographs, Classic Pubs of Victoria features an eclectic... [more]

$29.99

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Heart of the MacKenzie: The Glenmore Station Story

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Heart of the MacKenzie: The Glenmore Station Story

Matt Philp

Agriculture & farming; Animal husbandry; Local history

Paperback

The gripping story of an iconic New Zealand high country sheep station in the heart of the South Island's MacKenzie Country.<br... [more]

$44.99

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Adelaide Noir

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Adelaide Noir

Alex Frayne

Individual artists, art monographs; Photography & photographs; Local history

Hardback

Three years ago photographer Alex Frayne set about reshaping the way South Australians see their state. Adelaide Noir was... [more]

$39.95

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Bizarre Scotland

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Bizarre Scotland

David Long

Local history

Hardback

A new title by the author of Bizarre London, this takes a close look at eccentric, secret, unusual and plain weird aspects... [more]

$26.99

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Retro Melbourne

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Retro Melbourne

Fred Mitchell

History; Places in old photographs; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Retro Melbourne is a pictorial feast of rare images of the city, suburbs and country centres taken by photographer Fred Mitchell... [more]

$45.00

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Sheringtons: A History

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Sheringtons: A History

Geoffrey Edgar Sherington, Bruce Banfield Sherington

Local history

Paperback

Sheringtons is the history of a family over five centuries, set against contexts of place and enterprise. [more]

$25.00

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In the Heart of the Country

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In the Heart of the Country

H. E. Bates

The countryside, country life; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

The pages are full of sharp observations which reveal the loveliness of every- day sights and fleeting moments, from the charm... [more]

$34.99

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The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy: Trace Your Roots, Share Your History, and Create Your Family Tree

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The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy: Trace Your Roots, Share Your History,...

Kimberly Powell

Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$29.99

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Absent Without Leave: The private war of Private Stanley Livingston

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Absent Without Leave: The private war of Private Stanley Livingston

Paul Livingstone

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A touching, surprising, controversial and original family memoir, from the unique mind of well-known comedy figure Paul Livingston... [more]

$27.99

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Almost an Island: The story of Robe

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Almost an Island: The story of Robe

Liz Harfull

Local history

Hardback

For a small place, tucked away on South Australia's rugged Limestone Coast, Robe has played a remarkable role in history.... [more]

$49.95

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Keble - Past and Present

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Keble - Past and Present

Averil Cameron, Ian Archer

Universities; Local history

Hardback

A richly illustrated portrait of a distinctive Oxford College, founded at the peak of the Victorian era, which includes previously... [more]

$69.95

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Finding Home: The Masson Family 1886-1980

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Finding Home: The Masson Family 1886-1980

R. J. W. Selleck

Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

A superb teacher and administrator Orme made a major contribution to Australian science, particularly though his work in the... [more]

$39.95

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Much Loved

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Much Loved

Mark Nixon

Photographs: collections; Antiques & collectables: toys, games & models; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Photographer Mark Nixon has created a wonderful and nostalgic collection of images of individual stuffed animals; The well-worn... [more]

$21.99

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Scattered Ghosts: One Family's Survival through War, Holocaust and Revolution

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Scattered Ghosts: One Family's Survival through War, Holocaust and Revolution...

Nick Barlay

European history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

Scattered Ghosts is the poignant, powerful story of an all but disappeared world, told through the extraordinary experiences... [more]

$44.99

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Tea at Miss Cranston's

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Tea at Miss Cranston's

Anna Blair

Local history

Paperback

Aims to recreate a bygone era through the recollections of countless Glaswegians who shared their memories with the author... [more]

$19.99

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Those Dry-stone Walls: Stories from South Australia's Stone Age

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Those Dry-stone Walls: Stories from South Australia's Stone Age

Bruce Munday

Art & Architecture; Local history

Paperback

Join Bruce and Kristin Munday as they traverse South Australia in search of these walls, finding historic masterpieces and... [more]

$39.95

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Bazooka Joe and His Gang

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Bazooka Joe and His Gang

The Topps Company

Popular culture; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

A celebration of the iconic Bazooka Joe comics that have become an advertising phenomenon recognised all over the world. [more]

$24.95

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Grandmother Remembers 30th Anniversary Edition

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Grandmother Remembers 30th Anniversary Edition

Judith Levy

Nostalgia: general; Stationery items

Hardback

Grandmother Remembers is the original, bestselling keepsake book for grandmothers to record important memories, family traditions,... [more]

$24.95

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Snarls from the Tea-tree: Big Cat Folklore

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Snarls from the Tea-tree: Big Cat Folklore

David Waldron, Simon Townsend

Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends; Local history

Paperback

Big cat scares have for generations haunted Victorians; stories of stock killed, claims of paw-prints left behind, rumours... [more]

$34.95

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A Very British Family: The Trevelyans and Their World

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A Very British Family: The Trevelyans and Their World

Laura Trevelyan

Biography; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The Trevelyans are unique in British social and political history: a family which for several generations dedicated themselves... [more]

$32.99

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Playing in the Bush: Recreation and National Parks in New South Wales

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Playing in the Bush: Recreation and National Parks in New South Wales

Local history

Paperback

Playing in the bush is an engaging account of the ways the national parks of New South Wales have been used over the past... [more]

$40.00

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Life's Logic: 150 Years of Physiology at the University of Melbourne

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Life's Logic: 150 Years of Physiology at the University of Melbourne

Juliet Flesch

Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Hardback

The arrival in Melbourne of George Britton Halford on 23 December 1862 signalled the establishment of medical education and... [more]

$49.95

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The Yarra Valley & Surrounds

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The Yarra Valley & Surrounds

Kornelia Freeman, Ulo Pukk

Local history; Travel & holiday

Hardback

The Yarra Valley and surrounding areas - with its misty mornings, vineyards of gold, giant trees and unique attractions -... [more]

$29.99

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