Central Queensland University Press,biography,history and unusual tales of the bush

25193 ADAMS, Keith:
CROCODILE SAFARI MAN. My Tasmanian Childhood in The Great Depression & 50 Years of Desert Safaris to the Gulf of Carpentaria 1949-1999
Central Queensland University Press, 2000

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp 276 with colour & black & white photographs . A Very Good copy.
ISBN. 1 87 678007 X

$20.00 AUD

Crocodile Safari Man by Keith Adams

25196 ALLEN, Geoff;
OUTLAWS OF THE KIMBERLEY UNDERWORLD.The true life story of Smokey,King of the Kimberley horse duffers.
Central Queensland University Press, 2000

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp viii + 207 , Fine unmarked copy
ISBN. 1 875998748

$30.00 AUD

Outlaws of The Kimberley Underworld by Geoff Allen

25311 BEUTEL, Errol & SCHUTT, Faye;
THE INDISPENSABLE GOAT, Queensland Pioneers and Their Goats.
Central Queensland University Press, 2002 Royal 8vo. pp.xii + 234 + many black and white illustrations.Original quality large format softcover.previous owners label on the half title page else A Very Good copy
ISBN 1876780215       $45.00 AUD

The Indispensable Goat Queensland Pioneers and Their Goats by Beutel & Schutt

 

25195 BROWN,Shirley:
LEGENDS OF THE RED HEART-Six Heroes of Inland Australia.
Central Queensland University Press, 2002

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp xii+ 177 with b/w photographs & maps, Fine unmarked copy
ISBN. 1 876780118

Alice Springs has a special place in the hearts of Australians. It is our most remote city, surrounded by the red sands of the central deserts and roaming camels. There have been legendary characters right from the beginning whose faith has inspired them to open up Central Australia, to make it a great place to live or a unique spot to visit. Ida Standley, Carl Strehlow, Daisy Bates, John Flynn, Albert Namatjira, Eddie Connellan and twenty other colourful characters are the inspiring subject of this book.

$25.00 AUD

Legends of The Red Heart Six Heroes of Inland Australia by Shirley Brown

25184 BUCHANAN, Robbie;
KEEP THE BRANDING IRON HOT. The Pat Underwood Story.
Central Queensland University Press, 2002.

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp.xiv+ 130 with photographs and maps. A Fine unmarked copy.
ISBN. 1 876780142.

In 1950 Pat Underwood was given the chance of a lifetime .The legendary Tom Quilty offered him the management of his Bedford station in the East Kimberley.He never looked back and went on to own Inverway station which he turned into one of the most productive and efficiently run family properties in the Northern Territory

$27.00 AUD

Keep The Branding Iron Hot.The Pat Underwood Story by Robbie Buchanan

 

25205 COLLINS, Tom:
WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES.
Central Queensland University Press, 2000

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp x + 194 with b/w photographs , Fine unmarked copy
ISBN. 1 87 5998845

$20.00 AUD

Walk a Mile in My Shoes by Tom Collins

25185 EDMUND, Mabel;
HELLO JOHNNY; Stories of My Aboriginal & South Sea Islander Family.
Central Queensland University Press, 1996

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp.v+ 62 with black & white & colour illustrations. A Fine unmarked copy.
ISBN. 1 875998098

Mabel Edmund was born in Rockhampton. Her father was the son of an inhabitant of the New Hebrides who came to Queensland as an indentured labourer and her mother was the daughter of a full blood Aboriginal woman and a Scottish father.Mabel has dedicated her public life to advancing the causes of Aboriginal and Islander peoples and to teach them to be proud of the culture of their ancestors

$27.00 AUD

Hello Johnny Stories of My Aboriginal & South Sea Islander Family by Mabel Edmund

25197 HOULDSWORTH, Marion:
BAREFOOT THROUGH THE BINDIES. Growing up in North Queensland in the early 1900s.
Central Queensland University Press, 2002

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp xviii + 235 with b/w photographs & map, Fine unmarked copy
ISBN. 1 876780185

An important contribution to the understanding of growing up in North Queensland before Gallipoli

$25.00 AUD

Barefoot Through The Bindies by Marion Houldsworth

25186 MAHOOD, Marie:
LEGENDS OF THE OUTBACK.
Central Queensland University Press, 2002.

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp.xiv+ 142 with black & white illustrations & maps. A Fine unmarked copy.

ISBN. 1 876780150

Marie Mahood writes about the heroes visionaries and eccentrics of Australia’s vast outback. Included Nat Buchanan, Harry Redford,Sidney Kidman, Len Beadel , Jandamarra, ,Jackie Howe

$30.00 AUD

Legends of The Outback by Marie Mahood

 

25214 MAIDEN, Peter;
SHIPWRECK OF THE NEW GUINEA GOLD EXPLORERS. The Wreck of The Brig Maria Off Hichenbrook Island in 1872.
Central Queensland University Press,2000.

Royal 8vo. pp.173+ 2pp ads,8 pages of b/w photographs,2 maps.Quality softcover.
ISBN 1875998853

$25.00 AUD

Shipwreck of The New Guinea Gold Explorers by Peter Maiden

25189 MAIZEY, James & WILLIAMS, Claire:
THE ORPHAN SWAGGY.
Central Queensland University Press, 1996

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp.ii + 182 with black & white photographs & endpaper map.Previous Owners small inscription on title page. Else a Fine unmarked copy.
ISBN. 1 87 5998128

$30.00 AUD

The Orphan Swaggy by James Maizey & Claire Williams

25192 PIKE, Glenville:
UNSUNG HEROES OF THE QUEENSLAND WILDERNESS. Pioneering Our Remote Far North 1870-1914
Central Queensland University Press, 2001

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp viii + 144 with black & white photographs and a map. A Fine unmarked copy.
ISBN. 1 87 678007 X

$50.00 AUD

Unsung Heroes of the Queensland Wilderness by Glenville Pike

25199 ROBINSON,Judy ;
BUSHMAN OF THE RED HEART.Central Cameleer and Explorer Ben Nicker 1908-1941.
Central Queensland University Press, 1999

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp viii + 120 with b/w photographs & maps, Fine unmarked copy
ISBN. 1 875998705

Celebrates not only bushman Ben Nicker, but also his parents, Liz & Sam Nicker and their work in Central Australia from the Arltunga goldfields in 1903 to Ryan’s Well/Glen Maggie from 1914-30. In 1923 fifteen year old Ben crossed the Tanami Desert solo. In the 1930s he took his team of camels and guided Michael Terry’s expeditions through the barren lands where Gibson and then Lasseter perished. In WWII Ben met a hero’ s death in the campaign in Greece

$25.00 AUD

Bushman of The Red Heart

25188 ROBINSON, Judy:
THE RAGGED THIRTEEN- Stories of Australia’s Northern Frontier in The 1880s
Central Queensland University Press, 2002.

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp.xii + 100 with black & white photographs & maps. A Fine unmarked copy.
ISBN. 1 876780134

Overlanding, poddy-dodging and adventure in the Never-Never. In the wake of the earliest settlers in the Kimberley, came the Ragged Thirteen, expert horsemen and cattle-duffers, and outback Australia’s equivalent to Robin Hood.

$40.00 AUD

 

The Ragged Thirteen stories of Australia’s Northern Frontier in the 1880s by Judy Robinson

25187 TOOHEY, Edwina ;
BEFORE THE AEROPLANE DANCE.The Torres Strait and Cape York Islanders,Aborigines and Adventurers From The 1860s – 1914.
Central Queensland University Press, 2001.

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp.viii+ 160 with black & white photographs & maps. A Fine unmarked copy.
ISBN. 1 87 5998942

$22.00 AUD

Before The Aeroplane Dance by Edwina Toohey

25190 TOOHEY, Edwina:;
FROM BULLOCK TEAM TO PUFFING BILLY The settling of The Atherton Tableland and its hinterland.
Central Queensland University Press, 2001

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp x.ii + 100 with black & white illustrations & photographs & maps. A Fine unmarked copy.
ISBN. 1 87 5998977

$25.00 AUD

 

From Bullock Team to Puffing Billy.The settling of the Atherton Tableland and its hinterland by Edwina Toohey

25194 WALLACE, Lennie;
BITTEN BY THE BULL BUG.
Central Queensland University Press, 1997

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp 128 with Illustrations by Harry Bruce, Fine unmarked copy
ISBN. 1 875998241

A womans life in the Cape York bush

$30.00 AUD

Bitten by the Bull Bug by Lennie Wallace

25191 WALLACE,Lennie:
THE BATTLERS OF BUTCHERS HILL.The Pioneer Families of Lakeland 1874-2002
Central Queensland University Press, 2002

Royal 8vo. Quality large softcover.pp ix + 132 with black & white plates & 2 maps. A Fine unmarked copy.
ISBN. 1 87 6780169

Butchers Hill or Lakeland is about halfway between Cooktown and Laura in the cent he Cape York Peninsula.This is the history of the explorers,settlers ,battlers and dreamers who struggled against adversity to develop this region.

$30.00 AUD

The Battlers of Butchers Hill.The Pioneer Families of Lakeland 1874-2002 by Lennie Wallace

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