Local History

13th. August 2005

3669 Harvey, Ivor L (Station Officer):
125 year history of the Ballarat Fire Brigade (SIGNED)
Ballarat; Fletcher & Sons, 1981 good softcover edition. 111p. Signed by author. History & events 125 years of voluntary community service. Slight soiling to covers, otherwise clean and tight.
$25.00 AUD plus postage.
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3529 Titterton, A F : Weissenborn, H (illustrator):
A port and a pilgrim : History Bookshelves Middle Ages Green shelf series
Herts.; Campfield Press, 1956 Stapled card covered softcover. 32p. ill. Small booklet size, edge wear to covers, three school stamps. The history, charter, trade, growth, government, guilds, friars and pilgrims of Lynn.
$20.00 AUD plus postage.
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462 Moyes, John : Mant, Gilbert:
A town called Port : A Port Macquarie-Hastings Valley walkabout
Port Macquarie; Moyman Books, 1986 Revised edition very good softcover. 150p. includes index and many b&w photos. Part of the title page has been cut off, otherwise very clean and tight
$15.00 AUD plus postage.
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1815 Strange, A W:
Ballarat : the formative years
Ballarat; B & B Strange, 1986 Reprint edition very good softcover. 100p. includes index and fold out map. The years from 1851 to 1854 when gold was first discovered in Ballarat
$15.00 AUD plus postage.
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1621 Gurr, T Stuart : Harrowsmith, Gwen:
Blue Mountains story
Sydney; Shakespeare Head Press, 1949 Good blue cloth hardcover. No dj. 120p. with 17p. of b&w plates. Maps on endpapers, spine sunned. A4
$15.00 AUD plus postage.
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3142 Gale, John:
Canberra : history of and legends relating to the Federal Capital Territory of the Commonwealth of Australia
Queanbeyan, ACT; Fallick and Sons, 1927 1st edition very good grey cloth hardcover. No dj. 162p. with illustrations, maps and prefatory matter. Appendix Lake George, it's discovery and phenomena. Also includes 8 professionally taken b&w ph...
$75.00 AUD plus postage.
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3137 McMahon, Helen G:
Chautauqua county : a history
Buffalo, NY; Henry Stewart, 1964 2nd printing of 1st edition. Very good green cloth hardcover with rubbed, unclipped dustjacket. 339p. includes plates and index. Maps on endpapers.
$35.00 AUD plus postage.
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2722 Earle, William:
Earle's Port Fairy : a history
Olinda, Vic.; Olinda Public Relations, 1973 Republication of 1896 edition. Very good green cloth hardcover with very good unclipped edge worn dustjacket. 93p. includes index. 13 signatures on front free endpaper
$25.00 AUD plus postage.
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1736 Walker, James Backhouse:
Early Tasmania : papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899
Tasmanian Government Printer, 1973 Very good blue cloth hardcover with worn unclipped dustjacket. 294p. with pocket containing facsimiles. Covers the settlement of Van Diemen's Land, the Aboriginals, cartography of Tasmania, the found...
$20.00 AUD plus postage.
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421 Weidenhofer, Margaret:
Garryowen's Melbourne : a selection from the Chronicles of Early Melbourne, 1835-1852, by Garryowen
Melbourne; Nelson, 1967 1st edition very good black cloth hardcover with very good unclipped dustjacket. 197p. ill. Slight shelf wear to base of boards, one small tear to dj. Past owners name and inscription in ink on front...
$20.00 AUD plus postage.
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1675 Popp, Edith:
Glimpses of early Sunshine : dawn of a district from Aboriginal times to 1901
Sunshine, Vic; Sunshine and District Historical Scoiety, 1979 1st edition very good softcover. 103p. includes index, bibliography, glossary, notes, maps and b&w plates.
$18.00 AUD plus postage.
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3176 :
Glorious Kangaroo Island : its caves and beauty spots
National Parks and Wildlife South Australia, 2000 Reprint of 1926 Kevin Bell edition. Very good stapled card covered edition. 82p. with many b&w photos.
$50.00 AUD plus postage.
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885 Eagle, Chester:
Hail and farewell! : an evocation of Gippsland
Melbourne: Heinemann, 1971 1st edition very good brown cloth hardcover with very good unclipped dustjacket. Brings to life the people and town of Bairnsdale and the surrounding Gippsland countryside, by a school teacher sent t...
$15.00 AUD plus postage.
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784 Mein, W Gordon:
History of Ballarat College 1864-1964
Ballarat College Council, nd 1960s? Good red cloth hardcover. No dj. 206p. Slight tear to top of spine and some soiling to front boards.
$25.00 AUD plus postage.
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460 Aveling, Marian:
Lillydale : the Billanook country 1837-1972
Carlton, Vic; Gray Hunt, nd 1980s? Good brown cloth hardcover with good unclipped dustjacket. Ex library with usual stamps, slips, etc.129p. with many photos and index.
$20.00 AUD plus postage.
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2685 Nolan, John E:
Locating treasure on the Victorian goldfields
Golden Square, Vic.; Crown Castleton Publishers, 1993 Good stapled softcover. 35p. with b&w ill. and photos. Concise instructions covering hunting for antiques and gold in Central Victoria.
$20.00 AUD plus postage.
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1296 Fitzgerald, Bryan:
Makers of South Gipsland history : it's earliest pioneers of land selections in the Parish of Doomburrin : volume one : East then North along the Fish Creek
B Fitzgerald, 1978 Good softcover edition. 92p. with b&w plates.
$20.00 AUD plus postage.
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2159 Cole, Colin E (editor):
Melbourne markets 1841-1979 : the story of the fruit and vegetable markets in the City of Melbourne
Footscray, Vic; Melbourne Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Trust, 1980 1st edition very good green cloth hardcover with very good unclipped dustjacket. 196p. includes index.
$15.00 AUD plus postage.
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2645 Jones, Michael:
Prolific in God's gifts : a social history of Knox and the Dandenongs
Sydney; George Allen & Unwin, 1983 1st edition good softcover. 328p. includes index and b&w plates. Corner cut from top of front free endpaper and title page. The history, geography and people of a wide area encompassing The Dandenong...
$20.00 AUD plus postage.
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4252 :
Service record book of men and women of Volga, S.D., and community.
American Legion, nd (1950s?) Very good brown cloth hardcover. No dj. Unpaginated. Record of service and local history for the citzens of Volga. American Legion Burrows-Young post No 114.
$100.00 AUD plus postage.
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4251 :
Service record book of men and women of Volga, S.D., and community.
American Legion, nd (1950s?) Very good brown cloth hardcover. No dj. Unpaginated. Record of service and local history for the citzens of Volga. American Legion post No 114.
$100.00 AUD plus postage.
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720 Alley, Jean : Alley, Hartley (photographer):
Southern Indiana
Bloomington, Ill.: Indiana University Press, 1965 1st edition good softcover. 128p. with many b&w photos. 4to. Covers creased, otheriwse clean and tight. Past owners name in ink on front free endpaper
$15.00 AUD plus postage.
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3212 :
Statistics and Civil Establishment of the colony of Victoria for the year 1856
Melbourne: The Public Record Office, 1975 Reprint of 1858 edition. Good softcover edition. 113p. Spine sunned, otherwise clean and tight. A4
$20.00 AUD plus postage.
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1351 Withers, W B (William Bramwell):
The history of Ballarat from the first pastoral settlement to the present time.
Ballarat; F W Niven, 1887 2nd edition good decorated green/gilt cloth hardcover. No dj. 363p. with ill. maps. Lacks mining map and one third of township view, which also has several tears, otherwise very good copy.
$200.00 AUD plus postage.
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3832 Birley, Robin:
Vindolanda (Chesterholm) : Roman fort and civilian settlement
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; F Graham, 1973 2nd edition very good stapled softcover booklet. 48p. b&w plates, diagrams.
$30.00 AUD plus postage.
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1136 :
Vine and branches : the story of St. Patrick's, Lilydale : Parish centenary year 1989
Lilydale, Vic.; St Patrick's, 1989 1st edition excellent illustrated boards hardcover. No dj. 160p. includes index and bibliography.
$15.00 AUD plus postage.
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896 Burgess, Alan:
Warwickshire : The County Books series
London: Robert Hale, 1950 1st edition very good green cloth hardcover. No dj. 312p. with folded map and index. 48p. of b&w photos. Past owners inscription on front free endpaper.
$20.00 AUD plus postage.
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1762 :
Waverley : Past and present
Waverley; Waverley Historical Society, 1988 Very good illustrated boards hardcover. 96p. A4
$18.00 AUD plus postage.
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3829 Green, Barbara:
Young people's guide to Grime's graves
London; Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977 Reprint stapled softcover booklet. 11p. b& w plates.
$20.00 AUD plus postage.
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