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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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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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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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Tales From When I Were A Lad: More snapshots from a time that Health & Safety forgot

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Tales From When I Were A Lad: More snapshots from a time that Health & Safety...

Andrew Davies

Age groups: children; Humour; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Take a nostalgic trip back to a time when children played on the street, the local bobby could clip your ear and anywhere... [more]

$19.99

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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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The House on an Irish Hillside: When you know where you've come from, you can see where you're going

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The House on an Irish Hillside: When you know where you've come from, you...

Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

The story of how one woman's life was transformed by a remarkable house on the Dingle peninsula in Ireland. It's a life-affirming... [more]

$23.99

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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

Talley Morse

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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Mateship with Birds

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Mateship with Birds

A. H. Chisholm

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Environmental science, engineering & technology; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

<p><b>With the original introduction by C.J. Dennis and a new foreword by Sean Dooley.</b></p> <p>Ninety years on, A.H. Chisholm's... [more]

$24.99

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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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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; Sports & outdoor recreation

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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Toyo: A Memoir

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Toyo: A Memoir

Lily Chan

Biography; Biography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Toyo learned to ask nothing, to wait and count the days. But they passed and passed and still the doorway remained empty of... [more]

$29.99

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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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Crack Hardythree Australian brothers at war.

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Crack Hardythree Australian brothers at war.

Stephen Dando-Collins

Memoirs; True war & combat stories; History; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This is the true story of three of Australian soldiers, the Searle brothers.... [more]

$19.99

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From Kitchen to Garret: Hints for Young Householders

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From Kitchen to Garret: Hints for Young Householders

Mrs J. E. Panton

Regional & national history; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Fashion & style guides; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

In 19th-century England, securing an advantageous marriage was an almost universal concern - but what happened after the confetti... [more]

$16.99

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Solving Genealogy Problems: How to Break Down 'brick walls' and Build Your Family Tree

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Solving Genealogy Problems: How to Break Down 'brick walls' and Build Your...

Graeme Davis

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

An indispensable guide to making real progress when faced with setbacks in researching your family tree. [more]

$36.99

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Hard to go Bung: World War 2 Soldier Settlement in Victoria 1945-1962

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Hard to go Bung: World War 2 Soldier Settlement in Victoria 1945-1962

Rosalind Smallwood

History; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

This is the story of the World War Two Settlement in Victoria during 1945-1962. [more]

$39.95

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Sea Change: A pictorial history of the City of Holdfast Bay

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Sea Change: A pictorial history of the City of Holdfast Bay

Jim Blake, Holdfast Bay History Centre

Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Adelaide's coastal settlements have undergone mighty changes over the last 175 years. Using rare and marvellous photographs,... [more]

$45.00

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Our Liverpool: Memories of Life in Disappearing Britain

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Our Liverpool: Memories of Life in Disappearing Britain

Piers Dudgeon

Oral history; Local history

Paperback

A compelling oral history of life in Liverpool and the third title in our Disappearing Britain series [more]

$23.99

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Outside Country: Histories of inland Australia

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Outside Country: Histories of inland Australia

Alan Mayne, Stephen Atkinson

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Cultural studies; Rural communities; Local history

Paperback

Through essays that mix the broad sweep of history with personal perspectives drawn from diaries, letters, oral histories... [more]

$34.95

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Adelaide

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Adelaide

Kerryn Goldsworthy

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Consisting of a painting, a frog cake, a landmark, a statue, a haunting newspaper photograph, a bucket of peaches, pink shorts... [more]

$29.99

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Mosaic

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Mosaic

Diane Armstrong

Memoirs; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Family history, tracing ancestors

CD-Extra

This remarkable true story begins in the Polish city of Krakow in 1890 and spans one hundred years and four continents. God... [more]

$34.95

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