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Whatever Remains: A True Story of Secret Lives and Hidden Families

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Whatever Remains: A True Story of Secret Lives and Hidden Families

Penny F. Graham

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

In 2010, a recognised Australian author claimed that Penny Graham's parents were involved in espionage for the British Government... [more]

$29.99

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Mini Retro Sydney

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Mini Retro Sydney

Ian Collis

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Mini Retro Sydney is a fantastic visual journey to one of the most famous cities in the world, with images from the 1950's... [more]

$24.99

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A Beginner's Guide to Online Genealogy: Learn How to Trace Your Family History and Discover Your Roots

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A Beginner's Guide to Online Genealogy: Learn How to Trace Your Family History...

Michael, Prince Of Greece

Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Internet guides & online services; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

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

$24.99

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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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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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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]

$55.00

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Good Living Street: The Fortunes of My Viennese Family

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Good Living Street: The Fortunes of My Viennese Family

Tim Bonyhady

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

From high society in Vienna to a small flat in Sydney; from patrons of the arts to refugees from the Holocaust; this is the... [more]

$24.99

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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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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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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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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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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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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]

$22.99

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Her Majesty's Pleasure: A centenary celebration for Adelaide's theatre of the stars

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Her Majesty's Pleasure: A centenary celebration for Adelaide's theatre of...

Frank Van Straten

Dance & Performing arts; Local history

Hardback

This unique book raises the curtain on the history of Adelaide's most remarkable playhouse - Her Majesty's Theatre. For 100... [more]

$39.95

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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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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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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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