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We Are What We Stand On: A Personal History of the Eltham Community

By: Alistair Knox

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Eltham, Australia, Adobe Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030009

ISBN: 0949909009

Condition: Very Good


Diagonal crease to back panel. It was Alistair Knox, in his beloved Eltham, that changed conservative Australians from regarding all earth building as mud huts and gradually coming to think of them as elegant Adobe residences. View more info

Australia Today : Missionaries of Civilisation : The Commercial Travellers' Association of Victoria

By: Allison, Brian; Shepherd, Loretta

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, University of Melbourne: 2007

Seller ID: 028330

ISBN: 0734038720

Condition: Very Good


24 page catalogue of a Cultural Collections Exhibiton held at the Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne, July - October 2007. Minimal shelfwear to wraps, unmarked. Wonderful illustrations especially Australia Today posters " artfully luring the English immigrant". View more info

Bondi Icebergs : an Australian Icon

By: Andrews, Malcolm

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Saint. Peters, NSW, Australia, B. B. International: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 012720

ISBN: 0646433628

Condition: Nr. Fine


The easiest swiming club in the world to join - and the hardest to remain a member! Swimmers have to plung into the icy waters on at least three out of every four Sundays for five successive winters." View more info

The Pride of Prahran : a history of the Prahran Library 1860-2010

By: Barber, Stella M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, City of Stonnington: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027970

ISBN: 0975719726

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with lovely illustrated endpapers. "This carefully researched social history from 1860 to the present day makes it clear why the library service is justly known as The Pride of Prahran." View more info

The Inner Suburbs : Evolution of an Industrial Area

By: Bernard Barrett

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Press: 1972

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031000

ISBN: 0522840132

Condition: Very Good


Small ink mark to upper right corner ffep presumably to erase previous price, previous bookseller sticker front pastedown, otherwise unmarked, spine sl. slanted, black boards clean and unmarked, fore-edges lightly tanned. No dust jacket. View more info

For the Green and the Gold and the Mitre : A Centenary History of Trinity Grammar School, Kew - Three Volumes

By: Carolan, Jane Mayo

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Australia, Benchmark Publications: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 015820

ISBN: 1876615206

Condition: Fine


Superbly presented three-volume set on one of Melbourne's elite private schools, Trinity Grammar. Green faux leather boards, illustrated endpapers, ribbon marker. This is a very heavy set and will require an additional postage charge, or can be collected from Fitzroy, Melbourne. View more info

The Difficulties of My Position: The Diaries of Prison Governor John Buckley Castieau, 1855-1884

By: Castieau, J.B. and Finnane, Mark (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030889

ISBN: 0642107939

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked apparently unread book with minimal edgewer to wraps. View more info

The Melbourne General Cemetery : History, Graves of the Famous and Infamous, Memorable Memorials, Self-Guided Walks

By: Chambers, Don

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hyland House: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026661

ISBN: 1864470577

Condition: Very Good


In excellent condition, two tiny spots to first page but no other marks, faint crease to lower right corner front panel. Includes history, graves of the famous and infamous memorable memorials, self-guided walks. View more info

Prospect of Highgate & Hampstead

By: Clark, Leonard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Highgate, U.K., The Highgate Press: 1967

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026341

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth spine with bright gilt lettering, PO name and separate gift inscription but otherwise internally unmarked. D/W price-clipped and edgeworn (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

Penola Historical Selections Volume V

By: Clifford, Gayee and Glen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Published by Authors: 1993

Seller ID: 028863

ISBN: 0959079238

Condition: Very Good


128 pps. "National Trust of S.A. Penola Branch" stamp to title page, otherwise unmarked and in very good condition. View more info

The State Savings Bank of Victoria : Its Place in the history of Victoria

By: Cooch, Alex

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan & Co.: 1934

Edition: Presume First

Seller ID: 026178

Condition: Good


Author's 'With compliments' sticker pasted to front pastedown, one library stamp and number to ffep otherwise internally unmarked. Textured green cloth boards in very good condition. D/W price-clipped, spine tanned, library sticker to lower spine, overall a bit grubby with tear to spine head and upper front spine fold (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

Fire on the Hill Flowers in the Valley : The Basin 1868-1992 : 125 Years

By: Coxhill, Rick (edited by)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: The Basin, Victoria, the Basin Progress Association: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030830

ISBN: 0646116436

Condition: Very Good


An excellent unmarked copy, 100 pps inc. index. View more info

History of the South Australian Brewing Company Limited

By: Cudmore, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australian Brewing Company: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: 013943

ISBN: 073164185X

Condition: Very Good


Spine sl. slanted, small black dot top right corner ffep, appears unread. View more info

Fitzroy : Melbourne's First Suburb

By: Cutten History Committee of the Fitzroy History Society

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hyland House: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026923

ISBN: 0947062521

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Brought together by their interest in Fitzroy, contributors to this book include architects, historians and those who have participated in Fitzroy's history : those who have moved through or stayed permanently in the little cottages, the shops, the housing commission flats, and the stately terraces of the suburb. The narrative is amplified and reinforced by the superb illustratrations from the Fitzroy Photographic Collection.... View more info

An Ornament to the City : The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

By: Donovan, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: 019474

ISBN: 0959987754

Condition: Very Good


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Volume I Dubbo To the turn of the Century 1818-1900; Volume II Dubbo City on the Plains 1901-1988

By: Dormer, Marion

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Australia, Macquarie Publications:

Seller ID: 024389

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes both in excellent, unmarked condition. Volume I second edition published 1987, Volume II published 1988. View more info

Victorian Icon: The Royal Exhibition Building Melbourne

By: Dunstan, David; The Exhibition Trustees

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Exhibiton Trusteees/Australian Scholarly Publishing: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028716

ISBN: 1875606297

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked book with a sl. faded dust jacket (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). This magnificent building is located in the Carlton Gardens, just five minutes' walk from Page Two Bookshop. It was constructed for the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880-1881, and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004.. View more info

The Long hard Beat : a History of the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron

By: Ferris, J. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: 013079

ISBN: 064601210X

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription to PO "Welcome to the Club". Otherwise a fine, unread copy in a very good D/W. View more info

Harvester Town : The Making of Sunshine 1890-125

By: Ford, Olwen

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Victora, Australia, Sunshine & District Historical Society: 2001

Edition: First

Inscription: Inscribed and Dated to PO By Author

Seller ID: 030927

ISBN: 0959598944

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked as new copy inscribed to PO by author, dated 11/12/01. "Sunshine, Victoria, took its name from a machine, a machine known throughout Australia in the early 20th century." View more info

Visions of a Village : Canterbury Shops and Shopping 1880s-1990s

By: Gibb, Donald; Warmington, Stuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Canterbury History Group: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: 025998

ISBN: 0646250493

Condition: Very Good


PO name to title page. Signed by both authors (also title page). Minimal shelfwear to wraps, small crease to upper right corner front panel. View more info