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Zeigler, Oswald:  Symphony on a City, The Story of the City of Newcastle, New South Wales - Its Birth, its Development and its Place in Australia
Book Number: 3338
Sydney, New South Wales: Oswald Zeigler Pub., 1962 first edition Very good HB. Good d/w. Blue boards , illustrated end pages, printed on superior paper, Pamphlet entitled "This is Newcastle New South Wales" is in rear pocket in fine condition.,
Keywords: Photographs, Newcastle New South Wales
Price: $15.00
Robert Longhurst and William Douglas:  The Brisbane River - A Pictorial History
Book Number: 5445
WD. Inc. n.d. (1997?) Soft pictorial covers, illustrated with b&w photographs with comment. 96pp
Keywords: waterways, history of a waterway
Price: $18.00
various,:  Warringah 1988 - A Celebration by it's Artists and Writers
Book Number: 5976
Australia: Shire of Warringah, 1989 first Reduced Format Edition Hard Cover. Very Good copy with lightly shelf worn d/w. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. pp.96 Printed on textured paper. Only 12 handbound copies with original etchings which were distributed through the civic centres which were the original editions. etchings offset from originals. aArthur Murch, Robert Lovett, Elaine Haxton, Newton Hedstrom, Roy Fluke, Darcy Forden, Sali Herman, Marjory Penglase, Rod Milgate, Graham Austin, Noreen Gibson Fort, sidney fort, Maud Kemp, Stan de Teliga, Allan Waite, Bob Baird, Judith White, Patrick Carroll, Clem Seale, Pamela Thalben-Ball, David Rae, Lillian Sutherland, Roderick Shaw, Haydn Wilson, Robyn Annette Culley, Margeret Senior, Noela Young, Walter Cunningham, Paul Smith, Morris West, Thomas Keneally, Bob Ellis, Grace perry Bruce Beaver, Frank Hardy, Jyoti Brunsdon, Rod Milgate, Iain Finlay, James Cowan, Les Murry, Phil Jarrett, Peter Skrzynecki, Rudi Krausamann, Geoff Pike, Ruth McTaavish Drobnak, Richard Edwards, Trish Sheppard, Colleen Klein, Di Morressey, Alan Holley.
Keywords: literature, australian art, artists
Price: $18.00
Arthur Eedy:  THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE NEW SCHOOL MOORE PARK SYDNEY
Book Number: 6005
Sydney. Sydney Boys' High School. 1928. 40pp. 8vo. Pamphlet. Souvenir record of the official opening of the New Building of Sydney Boys' High School. Worn spine.
Keywords: education sydney high school history old boys moore park
Price: $12.00
Mathews, Phillip:  Ku-ring-gai.
Book Number: 21268
Sydney: Currawong Press, 1978 Quarto, 80pp, colour photographs. VG in dw
Keywords: local history, Robert Pymble, St. Ives, Gordon, Aerial shots, local attractions,
Price: $12.00
Gibbs,R.M.:  Bulls Bears and Wildcats
Book Number: 21532
Peacock Publications Adelaide 1988 1st edition. Fine in Fine DJ, Dustjacket hardback, 518pp, History of the Stock Exchange of Adelaide. Illustrated throughout with intext b&w photo's.
Keywords: stock exchange history. local history.
Price: $22.00
Pittwater House Mothers Association:  Pittwater House Schools Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Menu Collection
Book Number: 22188
The Mothers Association Red laminated boards, small 4to. faded on spine. Signed by Rex Morgan. 25 years of recipies based on menues devised by the girls and boys of Pittwater House who enter and annual competition for a Foundation Day Luncheon
Keywords: recipies
Price: $25.00
Dixon, Jean:  THE RIDDLE OF POWDERWORKS ROAD
Book Number: 22947
Sydney, Wentworth Books, 1980. Signed by author. Pictorial laminated stiffened wrappers, pp. 92. Fine. Novel about Carl von Bieren, maker of gunpowder.
Keywords: Carl von Bieren, maker of gunpowder
Price: $15.00
Ku-ring-gai Historcal Society:  Focus On Ku-Ring-Gai.. The story of Ku-ring-gai''s growth and development.
Book Number: 30918
Ku-ring-gai Historcal Society inc., (1996). First Edition; 4to; pp. 128; b/w illustrations throughout, bibliography and sources, index; stiff illustrated wrapper, Presentation copy to Sir Arthur Norman from Mayor Richard Geddes.
Keywords: local history, Aborigines, settlement, land grants, timber-getters, orchardists, railway, social and economic growth, national parks.
Price: $25.00
CHAWNER, A.and P. Kavanagh:  SOUNDINGS Lake Macquarie People
Book Number: 33771
Lake Macquarie. Lake Macquarie City Bicentennial Committee. 1988. 40pp. 8vo obl. Very good. Paperback. Interviews with and photographs of the locals of the NSW region. Signed by author and photographer.
Keywords: Lake Macquarie. Lake Macquarie City Bicentennial Committee. 1988.
Price: $12.00

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