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    Frontier Town

    $33.95 Inc GST

    Frontier Town: A History of Early Townsville and Hinterland 1864-1884. Learn More
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    The Great Barrier Reef (HB)

    $59.95 Inc GST

    • Hardcover - Also available in Paperback (link below)
    • The definitive guide to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's last great wilderness areas
    • 440 pages of information covering the biological, ecological, cultural and historical significance of the reef
    • Over 1300 beautiful full colour images and illustrations

    View a sample of The Great Barrier Reef book (PDF, 4.4MB)

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    Wreck-ollections Vol 1. Ships and Shipwrecks in Queensland Waters

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    WRECK-OLLECTIONS SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS IN QUEENSLAND WATERS - VOLUME 1. Lance Paterson. At last we have a series of books that cover the Queensland wrecks and mishaps in some detail, with extensive contemporary observations, inquiries and newspaper reports. Learn More
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    Wreck-ollections Vol 3. Ships and Shipwrecks in Queensland Waters

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    WRECK-OLLECTIONS SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS IN QUEENSLAND WATERS. Volume 2. Lance Paterson. This detailed description of Queensland shipwrecks follows on from Volume One, with 170 photographs and details of some three hundred ships, in alphabetic order. Softcover, A4 size, double-column printed, 172 page, mono prints, index of ships, and masters, location list, year of loss list, bibliography and notes. Learn More
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    Wreck-ollections Vol 2. Ships and Shipwrecks in Queensland Waters

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    WRECK-OLLECTIONS SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS IN QUEENSLAND WATERS. Volume 3. Lance Paterson. Softcover, A4 size, double-column printed, 206 pageS, many mono prints, maps, index of ships, and masters, location list, year of loss list, bibliography and notes. Learn More
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    In Search Of Ancient Queensland

    $39.95 Inc GST

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    The search for ancient Queensland is a journey through deep time, revealing its unique landscapes, a fascinating geology and, most importantly, its incomparable fossils.

    This beautifully illustrated book charts the complex evolution of life over the past 250 million years, set against a backdrop of momentous geological events and dramatic environmental change.

    It offers tantalising, but incomplete, glimpses of the primeval environments that have shaped modern Queensland and, in doing so, signposts understanding of our largely unknown future.

    In Search of Ancient Queensland celebrates the remarkable geological and natural heritage of the State and showcases the outstanding fossil collections and research of the Queensland Museum.

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    North Queensland's Deserted Towns- BOWEN- MACKAY- TOWNSVILLE

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    Vol 9 in the North Queensland Deserted towns series contains an immigrants description of early Bowen and the establishment of Townsville. It also features the story of the Mari Yaamba Aboriginal mission on the Andromanche River at Proserpine, Mackay’s early sugar mills, Blackbirding, mining at Paluma, the Shrimp battery story, mining lease applications, as well as the Governors visit to Ingham. It traces the rise and demise of many once prosperous transport and mining towns in these districts. Photos, town plans, maps, information and statistics as well as the stories of the people of these districts. Towns include; Argentine, Barratta, Blackwood, Dullawunna, East Wickham, Elphingstone, Ewan, Hillsborough, Kinnahaird, Mount Britton, Mount Marragan, Murrinda, Newry, Normanby, Ollera, Rothsay, Ross, Sandridge, and Yumbabulla as well as the respective camps. Learn More
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    North Queensland's Deserted Towns- CLONCURRY- MT ISA- GULF

    $39.95 Inc GST

    Anecdotal stories, history, the areas smelter sites, Battle Mountain, Receiving Offices and Post Offices, Royal Flying Doctor, photos and maps capture life in the Cloncurry Mt Isa area in its hey day and show the present remains and legacy. Learn More
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    North Queensland Deserted Towns- Charters Towers- Ravenswood- Cape River

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    The iconic gold producing Charters Towers district was once called "the world" with its wealth and its own stock exchange. The anecdotal story of the Clifton family, owners of breweries portrays the opulence of some people of Charters Towers in its heyday. "Missing friends" is the anedotal story of life in the goldfields and represents the struggles faced by many migrant pioneer families. The deserted towns of Dalrymple, Liontown, Oombabia, Brookville, Dreghorn, Evilton, Galena Grass Hut, Kirk, Rochford, Totley, Ukalundra, Capeville, Norwood, Thalanga and the respective district camps as well as the big gold producing Mt Leyshon are shown with maps, town plans, photos, statistical and historical information. Photos of the remains are shown alongside the photos and information of these places in their glorious prime. Learn More
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    Birds of the Wet Tropics of Queensland & Great barrier Reef & Where to find them.

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    This 404 page book - the most comprehensive regional field guide ever produced in Australia - is your essential reference for the 451 species recorded in these two World Heritage Areas. Every bird accurately illustrated by the author - award-winning field ornithologist Lloyd Nielsen Identify birds by colour, habits and habitat 208 pages devoted to Field Guide 85 pages devoted to birds difficult to identify Current status and range of every species Current research - the “Herberton Honeyeater” and others Best birding area from Cooktown to Townsville plus regional maps and birds likely to be seen Feeding birds - right or wrong? Index offers easy access to age stages, races, breeding and non-breeding plumages, groups Learn More
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