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Image for Paradise Reforged: A History of the New Zealanders from the 1880S to the Year 2000

Paradise Reforged: A History of the New Zealanders from the 1880S to the Year 2000

By: Belich, James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Allen Lane: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021803


606pp, index, references. Black boards, slight edge rubbing, general browning to pages, a VG copy in (spine colour faded from green to blue) dustwrapper. View more info

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Saddleworth: Hub of the Wheel

By: Bellman, Elinor A.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Australia, Saddleworth Progress Association: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: R23439


288pp, index, illustrated, maps, endpaper maps, errata slip taped to rear endpaper. Laminated pictorial boards, lower front corner bumped, otherwise VG clean tight copy. The story of Saddleworth near Adelaide in South Australia, its organisation and structure, includes a section on Saddleworth families, in alphabetical order, including many English settlers. Of interest to genealogists. Signed by author on title page. View more info

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Colonial Blue: A History of the South Australian Police Force, 1836-1916

By: Clyne, Robert

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015995


xxi + 299pp, illustrated endpapers, index, bibliography, notes, map, black and white photographs. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slightly edge chipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed by the author on title page. Includes an interesting letter from the President of the South Australian Police Historical Society Inc. to the previous owner of this book. View more info

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To Walk a Fair Beat: A History of the South Australian Women Police 1915 - 1987

By: Higgs, Patricia / Bettess, Christine

Price: £25.00

Publisher: South Australia, Past and Present Women Police Association: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016028


xiv + 234pp, index, bibliography, footnotes, illustrated. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Good Country: '- Into the Dawn of a New Day' 1968-1988. Shire of Cranbourne

The Good Country: '- Into the Dawn of a New Day' 1968-1988. Shire of Cranbourne

By: Hooper, Fred

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Australia, The Shire of Cranbourne: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R24761


x + 119pp, index, notes, 5 appendices, photographs, map. A sequel and companion volume to Dr. Neil Gunson's early history of Cranbourne. This book covers the period 1968 to 1988. Brown boards, VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Australian People, Australian Tales

By: Marks, Neil

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017413


xi + 212pp, illustrations. Softback, general light reading creases, a VG copy. View more info

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Report of Royal Commissioner on Loss of H.M.A.S. 'Voyager'

By: Spicer, The Honourable Sir John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Australia, Royal Commissioner: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015853


51pp, 6 appendices including fold-out chart. Card covers, general reading wear with some edge creasing, small edge tear to one page, light foxing to covers and contents. Report into the tragic collision between the aircraft carrier 'Melbourne' and the Daring Class destroyer 'Voyager' on the night of 10th February 1964. Scarce. View more info

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Reed Illustrated History of New Zealand

By: Wright, Matthew

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Reed Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021046


488pp, index, bibliography, notes, maps, drawings, illustrations from the Alexander Turnbull Library. Blue boards, slight edge rubbing, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info