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WOMAN IN THE MIRROR : An Australian Autobiography. (Signed Copy)

By: Bell, Isabel Grace

Price: $22.04

Publisher: Richmond, Vic, Australia, Spectrum Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 007019


vii, + 208pp., numerous b/white illustrations: photographic, plus historical and archival documents, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Author's signed gift inscription to inside front cover, otherwise leaves clean. Cameo, subject-illustrated card wrapper has tiny corner crease to front panel, else nominally edgeworn and scuffed. " . . .is a panorama of events and experiences in a life lived 'under the shadow of the Almighty' . . . as a historian, Isabel po... View more info

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MORE MERRIMENT - Writ in Remembrance. (Signed Copy)

By: Byard, Trevor

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Newtown, Victoria, Australia, Neptune Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008981


221pp., b/white map, b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Author signature to title page. Several light spots to textblock foredge, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased and mildly edgeworn. The contents of Rev. Trevor Byard's fourth book are divided in four 'parts': Part 1/ Some Pioneers of the North-West Coast. Part II/ My Wynyard Memories. Part III/ Colonial Flashbacks. Part IV/ My Cornish Connection,... View more info

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LANDFALL IN VAN DIEMEN'S LAND: The Steels' Quest for Greener Pastures

By: Dow, Gwyneth and Hume

Price: $33.84

Publisher: Footscray, Victoria, Australia, Footprint, the Press of the Footscray Institute of Technology: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012994


xxiv, + 196pp., intext b/white halftone plates plus a facsimile advertisement. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Sepia, art-illustrated ('Hobart Town from the Harbour, 1927' by Barthelemy Lauvergne) card wrapper mildly soiled on rear wrap, else nominal edgewear. A former owner's name on inner front wrap, else unmarked. An interesting family history, this book tells of the emigration of Michael Steel and his sister Jane to Van Diemen's Land in 1823 . . . Contents include... View more info

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HERALDRY EXPLAINED

By: Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles

Price: $15.04

Publisher: United Kingdom, David & Charles Reprints: 1971

Edition: Second Edition, Reprint

Seller ID: 009800


xxi, + 126pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Tape stains to front and rear free endpapers, foxing spots to text-block head and randomly on several pages, else leaves clean. Illustrated, (removable) plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed only. First published in 1906, with a Second Edition in 1925. This reprint of the 2nd edition published in 1971. "This is a new impression of one of the best and most easily read explanatio... View more info

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TRACING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY: The Complete Guide To Locating Your Ancestors And Finding Out Where You Came From

By: Hull, Lise

Price: $18.22

Publisher: Pleasantville, New York, Reader's Digest Association: 2006

Edition: 1st Thus, 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 010200


223pp., illustrated throughout: full colour, duo-tone and b/white, many facsimile documents, and archival photographs. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Montage-style, illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Originally published by Collins & Brown, London, 2005, this edition has references to British, American and Australian genealogy information. Contents include: Intro., five 'Parts', Directory, Index, more. Book weight approx. 1.12 KG. * Buyers outside Aust... View more info

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THE KEVIN KLAN. (Signed Copy)

By: Kevin, Francis Jeffery

Price: $18.22

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Author (F.J.Kevin): 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006728


x, + 255pp., colour and b/white illustrations (mostly happy-snaps) throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title on lightly bumped spine. Ditto title on undamaged boards. An inscription, signed by the author on the title page, otherwise leaves clean. Francis Jeffrey Kevin, born October, 1920, takes us on a ramble through his life and family history, which includes war, business, golf . . . Told over 13 chapters. Book weight approx. 680g. View more info

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DINKUM MISHPOCHAH

By: Silbert, Eric

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Perth, Western Australia, Artlook Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013097


355pp., illustrated throughout: a line-drawn map, b/white halftone plates, plus a tipped-in, fold-out family tree at rear. Book clean. Spine firm, mildly canted and soft reading creases there-on. Illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and creased. Foxing splotches on endpapers and inner wrapper, minimal flecks on edges, else textblock unmarked. This is the story of the author's family, the Silbert's and the Masel's and their contribution to their new land - Western Au... View more info

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THE ELEMENTS OF HERALDRY Containing an Explanation of the Principles of the Science and a Glossary of the Technical Terms Employed and with an Essay Upon the Use of Coat-Armor in the United States

By: Whitmore, William H.

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, and Tokyo, Japan, Charles E Tuttle: 1968

Seller ID: 009801


vii, + 106pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Minor tape stains to printed free endpapers, light erasure mark to ffep., previous owner's name and date to half-title page, foxing flecks to text-block head, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, (removable) plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed only. "First published in 1866, 'Elements of Heraldry' was prepared expressly for the American public . . . it defines and ill... View more info

COFRESTRI PLWYF CYMRU/PARISH REGISTERS OF WALES [Dual Text]

By: Williams, C.J. And Watts-Williams, J. [Compiled by]

Price: $30.06

Publisher: Aberystwyth, Wales, Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru a Grwp Archifyddion Sirol cymru/The National Library of Wales and the Welsh County archivists' Group: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004490


xxx, + 217pp., unpaginated, 12 page b/white halftone plate section; facsimiles of important archival documents, plus intext county maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Boards undamaged. Minor splash-stain [negligible] on textblock foredge, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Dual text throughout: Welsh and English. Contents include: Foreword, Intro., Parish Lists [13 historic cou... View more info

THE BURKE'S PEERAGE WORLD: Book of Farrellys

By: [None Acknowledged]

Price: $11.84

Publisher: U.S.A., Burke's peerage/ Halbert's Family Heritage: 1994

Seller ID: 001345


Chapter paginated [140]. Colour maps, charts. Several b/w illustrations. Some names highlighted in name/address listings, else leaves clean. Window-panel cut card wrapper sunned on spine and area of front. Book square. Compiled for Farrelly families world-wide, contents include: Intro., Great migrations of man, How names originated and what the Farrelly name means, How Coat of Arms were granted, How to discover your ancestors, The Farrelly International Registry. Book we... View more info