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A list of the books I currently hold. I have also raided the local University library. But this is my 'what have I got list' for the benefit of my fellow researchers. This might prove useful if you want to ask "have you read?" For the casual browser I've noted a few points on each book as to why I got it and how useful it was.

  1. Adam-Smith, Patsy The shearers Melbourne : Nelson, 1982. xi, 416 p. : ill., facsims., maps, ports. ; 27 cm. ISBN 0170058840 : 0170058840 Notes Wool production industries. Shearing. Australia, ca 1800-ca 1900 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0577537) Includes index. Ill. on lining papers. Bibliography: p. 400-402.

    Not Yet Read
  2. Auhl, Ian, The story of the 'Monster Mine' : the Burra Burra mine and its townships, 1845-1877. Burra, S. Aust. : District Council of Burra Burra, 1986. x, 475 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, plans, ports. ; 28 cm. ISBN: 0858640937 : Notes: Includes index. Plans on lining papers. Bibliography: p. 446-448.

    A huge piece of research - THE BOOK on the subject. Great for outlining earlier period of Geyers in South Australia. Very useful.
  3. Auhl, Ian, Burra : glimpses of the past. Hawthorndene, S. Aust. : Investigator Preess, c1979. 32 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Notes: Cover title.

    A collection of five 'pieces' that really are 'glimpses' of the past. Not really of use to me.
  4. Austin, K. A. A pictorial history of Cobb & Co. : the coaching age in Australia, 1854-1924. Adelaide : Rigby, 1977. 219 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col), maps, ports. ; 26 cm. ISBN: 072700316X Notes: Road transport. Coaching. Australia. Cobb & Co., 1854-1924 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0140716) Includes index. First published as "The lights of Cobb and Co.', Adelaide: Rigby, 1967. Bibliography: p. 207-211.

    Title sums it up. Was looking for information on routes and change stations (the Borthwicks were at Dowlo), but it didn't really help.
  5. Baker, Ronald, Baker, Margaret, & Reschke, William, Murray River pilot : Goolwa to SA-NSW border and Lower Murray, Lakes and Coorong, South Australia Adelaide : R. and M. Baker and W. Reschke, 2000, 96 p. : ill., charts, maps, ports. ; 25 cm. ISBN 064611560X Notes Map and ill. on endpapers. Edition Jubilee ed. copy signed by authors.

    Not Yet Read
  6. Barnard, Alan (Ed) The simple fleece : studies in the Australian wool industry Melbourne, Vic. : Melbourne University Press in association with the Australian National University, 1962. xv, 640 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Not Yet Read
  7. Barnard, Marjorie A history of Australia London ; Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1976. 710 p. : maps ; 22 cm. ISBN 0207133476 Series Australian classics (Angus & Robertson) Notes: First published: Sydney

    Bought for general background. Not Yet Read
  8. Barraclough, Linda. & Smith, Josianne. Vagg, Pamela.(illustrator) Kapana, a place on the river : the story of the Barraclough family Bairnsdale, Vic. : L. Barraclough and J. Smith for Kapana Press, c1981. 54 p. : ill., geneal. table, maps, ports. ; 20 x 29 cm. ISBN: 0959340300 (corrected) : Notes: Barraclough family. Australia, to date (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0620033) Includes index. Available from The Manager, Kapana Press, Box 86, Bairnsdale, Vic. 3875.

    A useful addition to the limited number of local histories along the Darling river. No identified links to my research as yet, but an interesting read.
  9. Bartley, Nehemiah Australian pioneers and reminiscences, 1849-1894 Sydney : John Ferguson in association with Royal Australian Historical Society, 1978. vii,424p. ; 22cm. ISBN 0909134111 : Notes Pioneers. Australia, 1840-1880. Personal observations. Facsimiles (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0246336) Index. Facsimile reprint. Originally published, Brisbane: Gordon & Gotch, 1896? Ferguson no.6761.

    Not Yet Read
  10. Beadle, N. C. W. The vegetation and pastures of western New South Wales, with special reference to soil erosion [Sydney] : Department of Conservation of New South Wales, 1948. 281 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. Notes Includes index. Folded map in pocket. Bibliographical references: p.274-276.

    Not Yet Read
  11. Bean, C. E. W. The dreadnought of the Darling (Australian ed.) Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1956. xiii, 256 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 22 cm. Notes: "First published in London 1911"--T.p. verso. Some maps on lining papers.

    The man spins a good yarn - very readable. Interesting view of life on the river, but not as useful as "on the wool track".
  12. Bean, C. E. W. On the wool track. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. 210p. ; 19cm.

    Fascinating account of a number of places in the Western Division. Some nice descriptions, and offers (albeit a journalists) insight into life at that time. Very useful.
  13. Bergin, Tom In the steps of Burke & Wills Sydney : Australian Broadcasting Commission, c1981. 139 p., [20] p. of col. plates : ill., col. maps, ports. ; 24 cm. ISBN 0642974136 : 0642974136 : Notes: Australia. Exploration, 1860-1861. Burke & Wills Expedition (ANB/PRECIS SIN 043986x)

    Not Yet Read
  14. Blainey, Geoffrey, The rush that never ended : a history of Australian mining. Parkville : Melbourne University Press ; London : Cambridge University Press, 1963. x, 369 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm. Notes: Maps on lining papers. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 344-357.

    Broad view of the mining history - lots of interesting pointers. Useful.
  15. Blainey, Geoffrey Triumph of the nomads : a history of ancient Australia South Melbourne, Vic. : Macmillan, 1975. x,285p. : maps ; 22cm. ISBN 0333175832 : 0333175832 Notes Australian Aboriginal civilization, to 1788. Ecological aspects (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0041742) Index. Includes bibliographical references.

    Great background on Aboriginal life - provides useful insight! Covers the whole continent, but there are some interesting examples from the Murray-Darling basin.
  16. Blake, L. J. Covered wagons in Australia Adelaide : Rigby, 1979. 64p. : ill. ; 25cm. ISBN 072700798X : Notes Road transport. Covered wagons. Australia, 1814-1909 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0379662) Bibliography: p.62-64.

    Not Yet Read
  17. Bowen, Jill, Kidman, the forgotten king : the true story of the greatest pastoral landholder in modern history. North Ryde, N.S.W. : Angus & Robertson, 1987. xi, 476 p. : ill., geneal. tables, maps, ports. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0207153957 : Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. 461-467.

    THE BOOK on the Cattle King. Not a lot, but some information on brother Sack. Includes some mentions of Duncan Rogers (Sandy's son). Very useful
  18. Boxall, George E. Australian bushrangers : an illustrated history Melbourne : Currey O'Neil, 1981. 208 p. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm. ISBN: 0859021769 : 0859021769 Notes: Bushrangers. Australia. Illustrations (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0392146) Previous ed.: Adelaide : Rigby, 1975. Ill. on lining papers. Includes bibliographical references and index

    Looking for info on the bushranger who visited W.T.Rogers in 1869. Nice read, but not useful to me.
  19. Boxall, George E. History of the Australian bushrangers. [Sydney] : Home Entertainment Library, 1935. xi, 376 p. Notes: Originally published under title: The story of the Australian bushrangers -- London : Swan Sonnenschein, 1899.

    Looking for info on the bushranger who visited W.T.Rogers in 1869. Some details on Rutherford.
  20. Breckwoldt, Roland The Darling Canberra : Murray-Darling Basin Commission, 2004. ix, 486 p. : col. ill., maps, port. ; 27 cm. ISBN 187683093X: Notes Includes index: p.475-484. Bibliography: p. 446-474.

    Not Yet Read
  21. Broughton, G. W. Men of the Murray : a surveyor's story. Adelaide : Rigby, 1973, 216 p., [12] p. of plates ; 18 cm. Series Seal books Notes: Lock sites. Surveying. Australia. Murray River. Personal observations (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600247538) Reprint of 1966 ed.

    Not Yet Read
  22. Burgmann, Verity & Lee, Jenny (Eds) A Most valuable acquisition. Vic. : McPhee Gribble/Penguin, 1988. xiv, 254 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. ISBN 0140110550 (pbk.) : Series A people's history of Australia since 1788 Notes Includes index. Bibliography: p. 227-241.

    Not Yet Read
  23. Burgmann, Verity & Lee, Jenny (Eds) Constructing a culture. Fitzroy, Vic. : McPhee Gribble/Penguin, 1988. xvi, 325 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm. ISBN 0140110577 (pbk.) : Series A people's history of Australia since 1788 Notes Includes bibliographies and index.

    Not Yet Read
  24. Burgmann, Verity & Lee, Jenny (Eds) Making a life : a people's history of Australia since 1788 . Fitzroy, Vic. : McPhee Gribble/Penguin, 1988. xv, 351 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. ISBN 0140110569 (pbk.) : 0140110569 0140110569 (pbk.) Series A people's history of Australia since 1788 Notes Includes index. Bibliography: p. 318-337.

    Not Yet Read
  25. Burgmann, Verity & Lee, Jenny (Eds) Staining the wattle. Fitzroy, Vic. : McPhee Gribble/Penguin, 1988. xiv, 308 p. : ill., ports. ; 21 cm. ISBN 0140110585 (pbk.) : 0140110585 (pbk.) Series A people's history of Australia since 1788 Notes Includes index. Bibliography: p. 269-288.

    Not Yet Read
  26. Bushby, John E. P. Saltbush country : history of the Deniliquin district Deniliquin, N.S.W. : J.E.P. Bushby ; North Sydney : Library of Australian History, 1980. 422 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. ISBN 0908120400 : Notes New South Wales. Deniliquin region 1845-1980 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0491209) Available from Mr. J.E.P. Bushby, P.O. Box 197, Deniliquin, N.S.W. 2710. Includes index

    Not Yet Read
  27. Buxton, Gordon Leslie The Riverina 1861-1891 : an Australian regional study Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1967. xi, 338 p., [27] of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm. Notes: Includes bibliography (p. 319-329) and index.

    Not read yet.
  28. Cameron, Roderick Australia: history and horizons London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1971. 288 p.; illus. (some col.), maps, ports (some col.) 26 cm. ISBN 0297001280 Notes: Includes bibliographical references.

    Not read yet.
  29. Camilleri, Jenny, Peeps into the past : stories of the Broken Hill pioneers . [Broken Hill, N.S.W. : Broken Hill Historical Society], 1997. v, 81 p. : ill., ports. : 21 cm. ISBN: 0949331031

    Collection of historically related items - bit hit and miss. Interesting with some useful entries
  30. Camilleri, Jenny Some outstanding women of Broken Hill and District [Broken Hill, N.S.W. : Broken Hill Historical Society Inc.], c2002. 153 p. : ports. ; 25 cm. ISBN: 094933104X Notes: Includes bibliographical references.

    Collection of historically related items - bit hit and miss. Interesting with some useful entries.
  31. Campbell, J. F. (Dowd, Bernard T. Ed.) Squatting on crown lands in New South Wales / Edited and annotated by B. T. Dowd. Sydney : Royal Australian Historical Society, 1968. 68 p. : maps, tables ; 24 cm. Notes: Based on articles by J. F. Campbell, written in 1929 & 1931 for the Society's Journal.

    Good background on the early squatters - found some interesting details in the lists.
  32. Campbell, Melva (Compiler) The Galloway Family History 1829-1906 Unknown, 2006. ii, 45, 7pp. : ill. ; 30cm. : Notes: title from cover, includes appendices, spiral bound

    Prepared for a family gathering - 'unpublished' family history of Galloways of Black Gate. the family were associates of the Rogers and Geyers. Very handy info.
  33. Cannon, Michael, Who's master? Who's man? : Australia in the Victorian age ;1 West Melbourne, Vic. : Thomas Nelson (Australia), 1978. 304p. : ill. ; 26cm. ISBN: 0170054209 : Notes: Australia. Social life, ca1830-1900 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0315087) Index. First published, Melbourne: Nelson, 1971. Bibliography: p.[288-]-294.

    Bought for background - second one in the set was most useful. Have only browsed this one.
  34. Cannon, Michael, Life in the country : Australia in the Victorian age ;2 West Melbourne, Vic. : Thomas Nelson (Australia), 1978. 320p. : ill., map, portrs. ; 26cm. ISBN: 0170054217 : Notes: Australia. Rural regions. Social life, ca1830-1900 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0315095) Index. First published, Melbourne: Nelson, 1973. Bibliography: p.[305]-309.

    Bought for background - out of the set this one was most useful.
  35. Cannon, Michael, Life in the cities : Australia in the Victorian age ;3 West Melbourne, Vic. : Thomas Nelson (Australia), 1978. 320p. : ill. ; 26cm. ISBN: 0170054225 : Notes: Australia. Urban regions. Social life, 1851-1901 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0067172) Index. First published, Melbourne: Nelson, 1975. Bibliography: p.[303]-309.

    Bought for background - second one in the set was most useful. Have only browsed this one.
  36. Charlton, Rob The history of Kapunda Melbourne : Hawthorn Press, 1971. viii, 170 p., [16 p.] of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm. ISBN 072560039X : Notes South Australia. Kapunda, 1836-1970 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 60011841x) Includes index. Maps on endpapers. Bibliography: p.163-164.

    Not Yet Read
  37. Chessbrough, Sue A spread of green : Griffith, its people and past events. Sydney : Kalora Publications, c1982. xiv, 142 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm. ISBN 0959336206 : Notes Pioneering. New South Wales. Griffith region, to 1930 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 059265x) Includes index. Bibliography: p. 140.

    Not Yet Read
  38. Chomley, John (Morris F.), Outback recollections [Broadford, Vic. : Morris F. Chomley, 2003] 62 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. Notes: interviewer, Robert Martin; 1st edition - catalogued by ANL as 2000?, 58pp, has note "For brevity, the questions asked by the interviewers have been omitted from the script." - Introduction.

    Chomley has connections in the Darling country dating back to the 1860s - the book includes a photo of Tintinallogy dated 1864. John had personal connections to Tolarno and Netley. A very interesting read with a number of useful details.
  39. Christopher, Peter Paddlesteamers and riverboats of the River Murray [Stepney, S.Aust.] : Axiom , 2001. 120 p. : col. ill., maps ; 21 cm. ISBN 1864760400 Notes Revised Edition, originally published 2000. Includes indexes.

    Details of current vessels with broad history. Historic pictures section includes side view of PS Maggie
  40. Clelland, William Cobar, founding fathers : an illustrated history of the pioneering days in the copper mining district of Cobar, New South Wales. Cobar, N.S.W. : Cobar Genealogy Group, 2000. 160 p. : ill., facsims., maps, ports. ; 30 cm. ISBN 0957807201 Notes Includes index. Bibliography: p. 156.

    Not Yet Read
  41. Clune, Frank, Roaming round the Darling Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1952. New and rev. ed. 212 p., [15] p. of plates. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. Notes: Map on lining papers.

    Tells a good yarn. Entertaining but not part particularly useful.
  42. Clyde, Laurel A In a strange land : a history of the Anglican Diocese of Riverina. Melbourne : Hawthorn Press, 1979. ii,259p., 8p. of plates ; 23cm. ISBN 0725602171 : 0725602171 : Notes Church of England in Australia. Diocese of Riverina. New South Wales, to 1979 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0350338) Index. Bibliography: p.247-252.

    Strangely interesting - great descriptions of the difficulties of life in the west. Mentions of various people of interest (like Hugh Linton), and an account of Abel Vigar's wedding (pp46-47). Bibliography points to other useful volumes.
  43. Colwell, Max & Finch, Peter The big rivers : Murray, Murrumbidgee, Darling Adelaide : Rigby, 1978. 199 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. ISBN 0727003984 : Notes Bibliography: p. 197.

    Not read yet.
  44. Condon, Dick Out of the west : historical perspectives on the Western Division of New South Wales. Yowie Bay, N.S.W. : Rangeland Management Action Plan, 2002. xvi, 448 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm. ISBN 0958095809 Notes Bibliography: p. 442-444. Produced for the Lower Murray Darling and Catchment Management Committees

    Browsed but not read yet. Huge amount of material. Very useful bibliography
  45. Conway, Jill Ker The road from Coorain. Vic. : William Heinemann Australia, 1989. 238 p. ; 22 cm. ISBN 0855613211 :

    A memoir rather than a history. The material on Coorain (between Ivanhoe and Hillston) is interesting but in a general way. Great story, but not directly useful.
  46. Coulson, Helen. Echuca-Moama, Murray River neighbours. Wangaratta, Vic. : McCabe Prints, 1979. 152p. : ill. (part col.), diagrs., maps ; 23cm. ISBN: 0959618716 : Notes: illustration: David McCabe. Victoria. Echuca, to 1978 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0322555) New South Wales. Moama, to 1978 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0327433) Includes index.

    Geyers passed through Echuca - so its interesting background reading.
  47. Coupe Sheena (Ed). Frontier country : Australia's outback heritage Willoughby, N.S.W. : Weldon Russell, 1989. 2 v. (400 , 400 p.) : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ; 30 cm. ISBN: 1875202013 (v. 1) : 1875202021 (v. 2) 1875202005 (set) Contents: v. 1. A timeless continent - Unlocking the land -Frontier people -- v. 2. Conquering the distances -Living on the edge - Forging new directions. Notes: Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Not read yet.
  48. Cowan, James, & Beard, Colin. The river people Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. : Reed, 1983. 272 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map, ports. (some col.) ; 37 cm. ISBN: 0730100006 : Notes: New South Wales. Lachlan River Region (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0705764)

    Modern day (well 1980's) travel down Lachlan. Beautiful and atmospheric photographs. Lovely presentation. Interesting survey of Lachlan region in the early 80s. Historic material not relevant for me.
  49. Daniels, L Far West Sydney : The Church of England Information Trust, 1959. 76p. ill. 20cm

    Story of the flying Parson of the 1920's. Numerous mentions of people (not all clearly identified) and places in the Western Division. Great anecdotes and a fascinating read. Not directly useful, but great for historic context.
  50. Davis, Peter S. Man and the Murray Kensington, N.S.W. : New South Wales University Press, 1978. 122p., [32]p. of col.plates : ill., facs., graphs, maps, portrs. ; 27cm. ISBN: 0909465762 : Notes: Natural resources: Murray River. Australia (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0290122) Bibliography: p.[116]-122.

    More background on the river system - nice read, but not a lot relevant.
  51. De Serville, Paul Port Phillip gentlemen : and good society in Melbourne before the gold rushes Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1980. 256 p., [16] p. of plates : map ; 23 cm. ISBN 0195542126 : 0195542126 Contents Includes index. Notes Upper classes. Social life. Victoria, 1838-1851 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0411485) Includes index. Bibliography: p. 238-245.

    Not Yet Read
  52. De Serville, Paul Pounds and pedigrees : the upper class in Victoria, 1850-80 South Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1991. xv, 619 p. ; 23 cm. ISBN 0195545176 : Notes Includes index. Bibliography: p. 578-588.

    Not Yet Read
  53. Dormer, Marion Dubbo to the turn of the century : an illustrated history of Dubbo and districts, 1818-1900 Dubbo : Macquarie Publications, 1981. 192 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 30 cm. ISBN 0959520627 : Notes New South Wales. Dubbo, 1818-1900 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0553964) Ill. on lining papers. Bibliography: p. 191. Colour photography Ken Caines

    Not Yet Read
  54. Dormer, Marion Dubbo, city on the plains, 1901-1988. Dubbo, N.S.W. : Macquarie Publications, 1988. 408 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., ports. ; 29 cm. ISBN 0949734136 : Series History of Dubbo series ; vol. II Notes Includes index. "An illustrated history of Dubbo"-Half t.p. Ill. on lining papers. Bibliography: p. 400-401.

    Not Yet Read
  55. Drage, William, & Page, Michael Riverboats and rivermen Adelaide : Rigby, 1976. 221 p. : ill., diagrs. ; 25 cm. ISBN: 0727001388 : Notes: Rivers. Water transport. Steamships. Australia. Personal observations (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0081337)

    Fascinating account of life on the Murray and Darling rivers. A must read! Very useful.
  56. Dutton, Geoffrey The hero as murderer : the life of Edward John Eyre, Australian explorer and Governor of Jamaica 1815-1901 Sydney : Collins ; Melbourne : Cheshire, 1967. 416 p., 4 p. of plates : ill., ports., maps ; 25 cm. Notes Includes index. Bibliography: p. [404]-408.

    Eyre was an early explorer to "Laidley's Ponds" (Menindee) Not read yet.
  57. Dutton, Geoffrey, The squatters : an illustrated history of Australia's pastoral pioneers. Ringwood, Vic. : Viking O'Neil, 1989, c1985. vii, 136 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 25 cm. ISBN: 0670902268 (pbk.) : Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. 132-133.

    Bought for background. Not read yet.
  58. Eisdell, J. W Back country : or The cheerful adventures of a bush parson in the eighties London : Oxford University Press, 1936. 175 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm. Collection RNB geography of Australia series

    Not Yet Read
  59. Elder, Bruce Blood on the wattle : massacres and maltreatment of Aboriginal Australians since 1788 Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. : New Holland, 1998. 265 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. ISBN 1864364106 (pbk.) : Revised and updated edition. First edition published 1988. Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. [257]-260.

    Not Yet Read
  60. Farwell, George, Ghost towns of Australia [Adelaide] Rigby [1969] 247 p. illus. 18 cm

    Looking for information on Silverton. Interesting read. Not particularly useful.
  61. Farwell, George ; (illustrated by Douglas Maxted) Vanishing Australians. Adelaide : Rigby, 1961. 190 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. ISBN 0851791581

    Not Yet Read
  62. Feldtmann, Arthur. The Balranald story : a souvenir of the Balranald "Back to" celebration 28th September to 5th October 1976 [Balranald, N.S.W. : s.n., 1976]. 108 p. : ill., facsim., map, ports. ; 23 cm.

    Not read yet.
  63. Fenton, Maurice E. and Williams, Rod The mission paddle steamer Etona Houghton, S. Aust. : R. Williams, [1994?] 100 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 15 x 21 cm. ISBN 0646185306 Notes Cover title.

    A compilation of documents with explanatory material on the history of the launch and subsequent paddle steamer used by the Church of England Mission on the South Australian section of the Murray. Also includes material on the vessel's later life. Some fascinating anecdotes. Not clear if this vessel ever travelled the Darling. Useful addition to the picture of riverboat activity.
  64. Fernie, Walter Days to remember Charters Towers, Qld. : Mimosa Press, 1984. 89 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. ISBN 0959016414 : Notes: Cover subtitle: Pioneers of the North.

    Not read yet.
  65. Fokkema, Gerrit Wilcannia : portrait of an Australian town Sydney : Harper & Row, 1986. 112pp : chiefly ill., ports. ; 27 cm. ISBN 0063120828

    Apart from a brief introduction there is no historical information. This is a collection of 75 photographs. Some are captioned. Interesting look at people and places in the town in the early/mid 1980s. Would be nice to know more about the images.
  66. Frost, Lucy, No place for a nervous lady : voices from the Australian bush Melbourne : McPhee Gribble/Penguin, 1984. 284 p. : ill., facsim., ports. ; 23 cm. ISBN 014007340X : 0869140760 (McPhee Gribble) 014007340X Notes: "Published with the assistance of the Literature Board of the Australia Council'.

    Not read yet.
  67. Galloway, Thomas. Thomas Galloway of Black Gate Station: Extracts from his diary of 1883-1965 (courtesy of Mary Wilson)

    Unpublished manuscript. Very interesting account. Many mentions of family. Valuable resource for my research!
  68. Gammage, Bill Narrandera Shire [Narrandera, N.S.W.] : Bill Gammage for the Narrandera Shire Council, 1986. xiv, 265 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), facsims., maps ; 29 cm. ISBN 1862525228 : 1862525528 1862525228 Notes Includes bibliographic references and index. Bibliography: p. 252-259.

    Not read yet.
  69. Gerritsen, John, Tibooburra - corner country Tibooburra : Tibooburra Press, [1981?]. xi, 149 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. ISBN: 0959416307 : Notes: New South Wales. Tibooburra, to 1981 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 050470x) Includes bibliographical references.

    Very interesting local history. Bit far from my areas of research, but I wouldn't be surprised if it turns out to be relevant.
  70. Gibson, Wilfred, et al.(Ed.s) Nyngan on the Bogan : centenary year 1983 Nyngan [N.S.W.] : Nyngan Historical Society, c1983. 256 p. : ill., facsims., maps, ports. ; 28 cm. ISBN 0959186603 : NotesNew South Wales. Nyngan, to date (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0696501) Ill. on lining papers.

    Not read yet.
  71. Gill, Edmund D. Rivers of history. Sydney : Australian Broadcasting Commission, c1970. 67 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm. ISBN: 0642972168 0642972168 Notes: "A series of 10 ABC Radio talks originally broadcast under the title 'The Murray/Darling system - 5,000 miles of history and prehistory'."

    Purchased while looking for info on the Murray/Darling system. Book focuses more on the Murray and details geography and prehistory. Nice 'ancient' background.
  72. Gilltrap, Terry & Gilltrap Maree. Romance of Australian transport. Adelaide : Rigby, 1981. 176 p., [8] p. of col. plates : ill., 3 maps, ports. ; 26 cm. ISBN 0727013475 : 0727013475 Notes Transport. Australia, 1788-1980 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0420557) Includes index.

    Not Yet Read
  73. Godson, Harry The Marion story Leabrook, S.A. : Investigator Press, 1973. 104 p. : ill., maps on lining papers ; 22 cm. ISBN 0858640201 (corrected) : 0858640139 Notes Transport. Shipping. Paddle steamers: Marion. New South Wales, 1900-1964 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600192962)

    Not read yet.
  74. Grant, Stan The tears of strangers : a memoir N.S.W. : HarperCollins, 2002. 271 p., [8] p. of plates ; 24 cm. ISBN 0732271533 : 0732271533 : 0732271533 0732271533 (pbk.) Notes Bibliography: p. 261-271

    Not read yet.
  75. Grattan, Michelle. Back on the wool track. Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Vintage, c 2004. xvi, 335 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 20 cm. ISBN: 1740511670 : Notes: "Tracing the footsteps of C.E.W. Bean, Michelle Grattan revisits the Wool Track and paints a vivid picture of outback Australia today" - cover. Bibliography: p. 318-333.

    Nice update on the Bean book. Very interesting read. Some useful snippets.
  76. Haeusler, Dean. The Netley story. Glencoe, S. Aust. : D. Haeusler, c1989. 104 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. ISBN: 0731653483 : Notes: Available from D. Haeusler, Nomad publishing, c/-Post Office, Glencoe, S.A. 5291.

    One of the rare accounts of life along the Darling. Mentions of relations are limited, but a fascinating account. Valuable!
  77. Hardy, Bobbie. Water carts to pipelines; the history of the Broken Hill water supply Broken Hill, N.S.W. : Broken Hill Water Board, 1968. x, 145 p. : ill. (part col.) graphs, maps, tables., 25 cm. Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. [141]-142.

    Not read yet.
  78. Hardy, Bobbie. West of the Darling Milton, Qld. : Jacaranda, 1969. 270 p., [28] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm. ISBN: 0701603011 Notes: Maps on lining papers. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 256-262.

    The standard work on the subject (although after 40 years it could be updated). Great background. Very useful!
  79. Hardy, Bobbie. Lament for the Barkindji : the vanished tribes of the Darling River region Adelaide : Rigby, 1976. 246 p., 20 p. of plates : ill., map on endpapers ; 22 cm. ISBN: 072700008X : 072700008X Notes: Australian Aborigines: Barkindji. Social conditions. New South Wales. Darling river region (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0050911) Includes index. Bibliography: p. 232-238.

    Great match to West of the Darling Very useful background.
  80. Hardy, Bobbie The world owes me nothing Adelaide : Rigby, 1979. 198p., 8p of plates : map ; 22cm. ISBN 0727008536 : Notes Australian Aborigines. Social conditions. Case studies (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0222496) Australian Aborigines. Alcoholism (ANB/PRECIS SIN 022250)

    Not Yet Read
  81. Harris, H. Douglas The teams of the blacksoil plains. Camberwell, Vic. : Rohan Rivett, 1977. [6],57p. : ill. ; 21cm. ISBN 0959910913 : Notes Road transport: Bullock-drawn vehicles. New South Wales. Rural regions, 1900-1939. Personal observations (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0205400) Available from Mr. R. Rivett, 147 Wattle Valley Road, Camberwell, Vic. 3124.

    Nice introduction to the work of teamsters (bullock & horse). Some mention of Hursts and other Carathool locals.
  82. Harrison, Rodney Shared landscapes : archeologies of attachment and the pastoral industry in New South Wales Sydney : UNSW Press, 2004. xiv, 240 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. ISBN 0868405590 : Series Studies in the cultural construction of open space ; v. 3 Notes Includes index. "Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW)" Bibliography: p. 225-235.

    Not Yet Read
  83. Heathcote, Ronald Leslie Back of Bourke : a study of land appraisal and settlement in semi-arid Australia [Melbourne] : Melbourne University Press ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1965. xv, 244 p. : maps ; 23cm. Notes Index. Bibliography: p. 227-233.

    Not Yet Read
  84. Hill, Ernestine Water into gold Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens, 1949. 328 p., [33] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm. Notes: Maps on lining papers. Includes index. Edition 8th ed. with a foreword by Alex F. Bell

    Not Yet Read
  85. Hill, Ernestine, Flying doctor calling : the Flying doctor service of Australia Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1948 156 p., 39 p. of plates : maps (on lining paper) ; 22 cm. Notes: Published in conjunction with the Flying Doctor Service in Australia.

    Not Yet Read
  86. Hill, Les R. Mount Gambier : the city around a cave. Leabrook, S. Aust. : Investigator Press, 1972. 320 p. : ill., facsims., map, ports. ; 22 cm. ISBN: 0858640090 : Notes: South Australia. Mount Gambier, to 1972 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600153452) photographs from the author's collection ; foreword by Arch. L. Sealey.

    Geyers spent time in the area. Useful background.
  87. Hill, Les R. Mount Gambier District pictorial, 1854-1947 Blackwood, S.A. : Lynton Publications, 1975. [72] p. : all ill., map (on lining papers), ports. ; 25 cm. ISBN: 0869461680 : Notes: South Australia. Mount Gambier region, 1854-1947. Illustrations (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0053465)

    Geyers spent time in the area. Not chronological and limited pictures pre-1862.
  88. Hill, Les R. Mount Gambier on the move, 1856-1936 : a pictorial history of progress in Mount Gambier and district from the horse to the motor age Blackwood, S.A. : Lynton Publications, 1974. 72p. : ill., map ; 25cm. ISBN: 0869461044 : Notes: Transport. South Australia. Mount Gambier, 1856-1936. Illustrations (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0005770)

    Geyers spent time in the area. Four images pre-1862. Interesting browsing.
  89. Horne, Julia; McCarthy, Louella; et al, Locating Australia's past : a practical guide to writing local history / the Local History Co-ordination Project Kensington, N.S.W. : New South Wales University Press, 1988. 267 p. : ill., facsims., maps, port. ; 23 cm. ISBN 0868402117 (pbk.) Notes First published: Kensington, N.S.W. : Local History Co-ordination Project, School of History, University of New South Wales, 1988. Includes bibliographies and index.

    Not Yet Read
  90. Idriess, Ion L. The silver city. Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1956. x, 214 p. [14] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

    Interesting personal account. Okay background.
  91. Idriess, Ion L. The cattle King the story of Sir Sidney Kidman. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1936(1955) 277 p.

    Good entertaining yarn, but not particularly useful. See Bowens Kidman, the forgotten king instead.
  92. Ingpen, Robert, Pioneers of wool Adelaide : Rigby for the Pioneer Settlement Press, 1972. 56p. : ill., map ; 23x29cm. ISBN 0851794769 : Notes Wool industries. Australia, to 1972 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600154890) Bibliography: p.56.

    Not Yet Read
  93. Japp, Ollie. Hay and its people since 1900 [Hay, N.S.W. : O. Japp, 1986?]. 80 p. : ill., facsim., ports. ; 26 cm. ISBN: 1862527482 : Notes: Available from Mrs O. Japp, 389 Balaclava Street, Hay, N.S.W. 2711. Ill. on inside back cover.

    A compilation of historical items. Includes Hursts and I'm sure others will be found. Interesting and useful.
  94. Jeans, Dennis Norman An historical geography of New South Wales to 1901 Sydney : Reed Education, 1972. 328p. : ill., graphs, maps, tables ; 24cm. ISBN 0589091174 : 0589091174 0589091174 : Notes New South Wales. Economic geography, to 1901 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600123766) Index. Bibliography: p.313-322.

    Not Yet Read
  95. Jones, Max, A man called Possum Melbourne : Australian Large Print, 1988. vii, 194 p. (large print) : ill. map, ports. ; 22 cm. ISBN 0947072616 (corrected) : 0947072424 Edition [Large print]

    Not Yet Read
  96. Joy, William The other side of the hill : 200 years of Australian exploration Lane Cove, N.S.W. : Doubleday, 1984. 252 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 26 cm. ISBN 086824094X : Notes: Australia. Exploration, to date (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0717576) Map on lining paper. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 248.

    Not Yet Read
  97. Kearns, R. H. B. Broken Hill, 1883-1893 : discovery and development Broken Hill, N.S.W. : Broken Hill Historical Society, 1973. 64p. : ill., maps on lining papers ; 24cm. ISBN: 0959949526 : Notes: New South Wales. Broken Hill, 1883-1893 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600205738) Index. Bibliography: p.63.

    Solid history of area - useful background.
  98. Kearns, R. H. B. Broken Hill, 1894-1914. Volume 2. The uncertain years Broken Hill, N.S.W. : Broken Hill Historical Society, 1974. 72 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0959949542 : Notes: New South Wales. Broken Hill, 1894-1914 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 001785x) Includes index. Available from The Secretary, Broken Hill Historical Society, P.O. Box 212, Broken Hill, N.S.W. 2880.

    Solid history of area - useful background.
  99. Kearns, R. H. B. Broken Hill : 1915-1939: new horizons. Broken Hill, N.S.W. : Broken Hill Historical Society, 1975. 76p. : ill., maps, portrs. ; 24cm. ISBN: 0959949569 : Notes: New South Wales. Broken Hill, 1915-1939 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0094080) Index.

    Solid history of area - useful background.
  100. Kearns, R. H. B. Broken Hill. 1940-1983, the first century Broken Hill, N.S.W. : Broken Hill Historical Society, 1987, c1976. Rev. ed. 96 p. : ill., facsims., map, ports. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0949331015 : Notes: Previous ed.: Broken Hill, N.S.W. : Broken Hill Historical Society, 1976. Includes index. Map on inside front cover.

    Solid history of area - useful background.
  101. Kearns, R. H. B. Broken Hill, a pictorial history Hawthorndene, S.Aust. : Investigator Press, 1982. 248 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., ports. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0858640597 : Notes: New South Wales. Broken Hill region, to date (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0597252) Includes index. Col. ill. on lining papers. Bibliography: p. 243-244.

    Solid history of area - useful background.


The menu photo depicts the Darling river as seen from the east bank at Old Tintinallogy. Photo by Mary Wilson ©2003