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    Pocket Guide: A7V Mephisto

    $11.95 Inc GST

    A comprehensive pocket-sized guide to the German WWI tank, the A7V Mephisto. Learn More
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    North Queensland's Deserted Towns- BOWEN- MACKAY- TOWNSVILLE

    $39.95 Inc GST

    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.

    $45.00 Inc GST

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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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    Mephisto : Technology, War and Remembrance Paperback Edition

    $44.95 Inc GST

    "Mephisto: Technology, War and Remembrance" is the latest addition to The Queensland Museum Discovery Guide series. Learn More
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    Mephisto : Technology, War and Remembrance Hardcover Edition

    $59.95 Inc GST

    "Mephisto: Technology, War and Remembrance" is the latest addition to The Queensland Museum Discovery Guide series. Learn More
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    Black to Gold : from gateway to golden lands : the true story of the founding of Townsville by John Melton Black to the finding of gold at Charters Towers

    $37.95 Inc GST

    Covers the discovery of gold at the Cape River, the Gilbert and Ravenswood. Learn More
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    Pen Portraits of Townsville

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    Art, social and built environmental history of the Townsville region. 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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