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Melbourne

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Melbourne

Sophie Cunningham

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

A year in Melbourne's city life told in diary form, this contemporary and personal portrait depicts major events from the... [more]

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Writing a Non-boring Family History

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Writing a Non-boring Family History

Hazel Edwards

Language: reference & general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Family history sleuthing is the biggest hobby worldwide. Amid a sea of genealogy books, Hazel Edwards has written a practical... [more]

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Pictorial History City Of Canada Bay

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Pictorial History City Of Canada Bay

Gregory Blaxell

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Local history

Paperback

With rare and interesting photographs and illustrations throughout, this guide provides a fascinating overview of the history... [more]

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Canterbury Bankstown

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Canterbury Bankstown

Joan Lawrence, Brian Madden, Leslie Muir

Photographs: collections; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Local history

Paperback

A collection of historical photographs of the Canterbury and Bankstown areas of Sydney. [more]

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My Place

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My Place

Sally Morgan

Autobiography: general; Humanities; Indigenous peoples; Family history, tracing ancestors

CD-Audio

A book for everyone; a book with the form and texture of a novel and the complexity and pace of a mystery not solved until... [more]

$39.95

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Rivers and Resilience: Aboriginal People on Sydney's Georges River

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Rivers and Resilience: Aboriginal People on Sydney's Georges River

Heather Goodall, Allison Cadzow

History; Indigenous peoples; Local history

Paperback

Traces the history of Aboriginal people along Sydney's Georges River from the early periods of British and Irish settlement... [more]

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Southern Highlands

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Southern Highlands

Linda Emery

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

This book covers the history of the shire from Aboriginal settlement to modern times. Each township and locality is recorded... [more]

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Metrostop Paris

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Metrostop Paris

Gregor Dallas

History; Social & cultural history; Local history; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

A wonderful story of discovery around the delightful, intricate Paris metro [more]

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Millers Point, the Urban Village

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Millers Point, the Urban Village

Shirley Fitzgerald, Christopher John Keating

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Local history

Paperback

This book updates the Millers Point story as it undergoes another transformation, from trade hub to urban village. [more]

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Blue Mountains Dreaming: The Aboriginal Heritage

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Blue Mountains Dreaming: The Aboriginal Heritage

Eugene Stockton, John Merriman

History; Indigenous peoples; Local history

Paperback

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Searching for the Secret River

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Searching for the Secret River

Kate Grenville

Memoirs; Language: reference & general; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Set in London, Sydney and the Hawkesbury, this book describes Kate Grenville's search for her convict ancestor, and her quest... [more]

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Black Diamonds: The Rise and Fall of an English Dynasty

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Black Diamonds: The Rise and Fall of an English Dynasty

Catherine Bailey

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Local history

Paperback

Wentworth in Yorkshire was surrounded by 70 collieries employing tens of thousands of men. It is the finest and largest Georgian... [more]

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Surry Hills: The City's Backyard

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Surry Hills: The City's Backyard

Christopher Keating

History; Social & cultural history; Local history

Paperback

The well-heeled residents and chic businesses that cram into today's Surry Hills are a far cry from the battlers, crime bosses... [more]

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Cronulla

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Cronulla

Pauline Curby

History; Local history

Paperback

This pictorial history of Cronulla presents an overview of history from the time of the Dharawal people to today. [more]

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Cockatoo Island: Sydney's Historic Dockyard

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Cockatoo Island: Sydney's Historic Dockyard

John Jeremy

History; Shipping industries; Local history

Paperback

Pays tribute to Sydney Harbour's largest and by far most fascinating island in this new edition. Focuses on the industrial... [more]

$34.95

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Blue Mountains: Pictorial History

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Blue Mountains: Pictorial History

John Low

History; Local history

Paperback

From the Aboriginal beginnings, early exploration and the building of such wonders as the Giant Stairway and the Scenic Railway,... [more]

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Sea Room

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Sea Room

Adam Nicolson

Biography: general; Local history; Travel & holiday; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to own your own set of islands? [more]

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Bega Valley Shire

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Bega Valley Shire

Helen Swinbourne

History; Local history

Paperback

The first photographic book of the shire to be produced, this title was achieved with the assistance of the Bega Valley Shire... [more]

$24.95

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Pictorial History - Randwick and District

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Pictorial History - Randwick and District

Joan Lawrence

History; Local history

Paperback

A new title in the pictorial history series, covering the Randwick, Clovelly, Coogee, Maroubra and Kensington districts in... [more]

$24.95

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Njal's Saga

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Njal's Saga

Leifur Eiricksson, Robert Cook

Literary essays; Sagas; Local history; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

Paperback

Set around the time of Iceland's conversion to Christianity, this saga follows a 50 year blood-feud. The narrative focuses... [more]

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To Build a Bridge: Glebe Island, Sydney, Australia

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To Build a Bridge: Glebe Island, Sydney, Australia

David Moore, et al

Art & Architecture; Photography & photographs; Conservation of the environment; Local history

Hardback

Celebrated Australian photographer Moore documented the entire construction... [more]

$75.00

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The Birth Of Sydney

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The Birth Of Sydney

Tim Flannery

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Local history

Paperback

The best-selling and spectacular anthology of writing about the creation of Australia's oldest city is now available in paperback.... [more]

$24.99

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A Medieval Family: The Pastons of Fifteenth-Century England

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A Medieval Family: The Pastons of Fifteenth-Century England

Frances Gies, Joseph Gies

Prose: non-fiction; History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Social & cultural history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This collection of letters, diaries, and papers not only follows the trials and tribulations of the Paston family through... [more]

$26.99

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Abandoned Places: Where Time Has Stopped

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Abandoned Places: Where Time Has Stopped

Richard Happer

Geographical reference; Places in old photographs; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Ghost towns, empty streets, crumbling ruins and lost empires this book reveals these and other deserted places. Many places... [more]

$32.99

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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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