Reference Books

WE ALSO CARRY A LARGE SELECTION OF RARE AND OUT OF PRINT BOOKS THAT MAY NOT BE LISTED.

ALL BOOKS ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS AND POSTAGE IS $10 EXPRESS TO ANYWHERE IN AUSTRALIA FOR SINGLE COPIES. BULK PURCHASES BY ARRANGEMENT

No:

Description

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Price

FIRST AIF

R1

NULLI SECUNDUS. - A history of the 2nd Bn., A.I.F. 1914-19 by F. W. Taylor and T. A. Cusack.

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$75

R2

THE FIGHTING FOURTH - A HISTORY OF SYDNEYS 4th Battalion 1914-19 by Ron Austin

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SOLD OUT

R3

AS ROUGH AS BAGS - THE HISTORY OF THE 6th BATTALION, 1ST AIF 1914-1919 By Ron Austin

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SOLD OUT

R4

OUR DEAR OLD BATTALION - THE STORY OF THE 7th BATTALION AIF, 1914 - 1919 by Ron Austin

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R5

WHERE ANZACS SLEEP - THE GALLIPOLI PHOTO'S OF CAPTAIN JACK DUFFY - 8TH BATTALION by Ron Austin

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R6

THE STORY OF THE TWELFTH - by L. M. Newton being a history of the 12th btn. A. I. F. 231pgs.

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$64

R7

BLACK OVER BLUE  The 25th Bn. AIF at war 1915-18 by Bob Doneley

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R8

THE BLUE & WHITE DIAMOND  History of the 28th Bn.AIF 1915-19 by Neville Browning

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R9

BLACK AND GOLD - THE HISTORY OF THE 29th BATTALION 1915-18 by Ron Austin

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R10

THE PURPLE and GOLD. - A history of the 30th Bn. by Lt. Col. H. Sloan

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R11

FROMELLES TO NAUROY 31st Bn.AIF 1915-19 by Neville Browning

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R12

THE CHRONICLES OF THE 45th BATTALION

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R13

LEANE'S BATTALION  48 Bn.AIF 1916-19 by Neville Browning

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R14

THE 7th F.A.B. YANDOO. 7th Field Artillery Brigade. News, sports items and anecdotes of the Brigade whilst on the troopship, in camp and in the firing line

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$65

R15

WITH THE 27th BATTERY IN FRANCE

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$55

R16

THE SEVENTH COMPANY FIELD ENGINEERS - by R. H. Chatto

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$45

R17

IN GOOD COMPANY. - Being a record of the 6th Machine Gun Company A.I.F. by W. A. Carne

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$65

R18

COBBERS IN KHAKI - The History of the 8th Bn. AIF 1914-1918 by R. Austin. Honour Roll, Nominal Roll etc. 314 pages.

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R19

MY CORPS CAVALRY - A HISTORY OF THE 13TH AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE REGIMENT 1915-1918 by Doug Hunter

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R20

OPERATIONS OF THIRD LIGHT HORSE BRIGADE

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R21

HISTORY OF THE 2nd LIGHT HORSE RGT. AIF 1914-1919 - by G.-H.-Bourne, 94 pages.

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R22

FOR KING AND COBBERS -HISTORY OF THE 51st Battalion A.I.F. 1916-1919 by Neville Browning

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R23

The 52nd Battalion A.I.F. 1916-1919 By Neville Browning. Second edition

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R24

The 52nd Battalion A.I.F. 1916-1919 By Neville Browning. First edition. This copy is a limited print of 200 and is numbered and signed.

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R25

TASMANIA'S A.I.F. LIGHTHORSEMEN C SQUADRON 3RD LIGHT HORSE REGIMENT compiled by Peter James Pickering

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R26

FROM LAW TO WAR - The life of Brigadier- General Lachlan Wilson of the Light Horse (with Biographical Roll of the 5th Light Horse Regiment) by Lieutenant- Colonel Robert Likeman CSM

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R27

MEN OF THE NINTH - A HISTORY OF THE NINTH AUSTRALIAN FIELD AMBULANCE 1916-1994 by Lieutenant- Colonel Robert Likeman CSM

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2ND AIF

B1

THE HISTORY OF THE 2/11th (CITY OF PERTH) - by K. T. Johnson. 289pgs

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$64

B2

BOLD STEADY FAITHFUL. - The history of the 6th Bn. Royal Melbourne Rgt. 1854-1993 by R. Austin. 322 pages, hard cover. Various Officers Rolls.-Medal Rolls etc.

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B3

NO LOST BATTALION - AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE 2/29th Battalion AIF by John Lack

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B4

GHOSTS IN KHAKI - History of the 2/4th machine Gun Battalion, 8 Div A.I.F. by Les Cody, 374 pages, Nominal Roll with full details and many photos. New Release .

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B5

ALL THE BULLS MEN - Number 2 Australian Independent Company (2/2nd Commando Squadron) by Cyril Ayris

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VIETNAM

B6

THE ANZAC BATTALION IN SOUTH VIETNAM 1967-68 Edited by Major K. E. Newman

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$70

B6

MISSION IN VIETNAM 4RAR FIRST TOUR

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$70

B7

THE FIGHTING FOURTH 4RAR SECOND TOUR

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$70

B8

YEAR OF THE TIGER 5 RAR 3RD EDITION. NUMEROUS EXTRA PHOTO'S AND MAPS WITH AN UPDATED ROLL. A CREDIT TO THE EDITOR DAVID WILKINS.

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$70

MISC

B9

THE KILTED BATTALION - THE HISTORY OF 16TH INFANTRY BATTALION ( THE CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA) BY John Treloar and Peter Shaw

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B10

DISTINGUISHING COLOUR PATCHES of the AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES 1915 - 1951 by Keith Glyde - 254 pages of text plus 68 pages of colour, with 1681 colour patches. Boy has this country been waiting for this book ! Well done Keith it is an absolute credit to you and your research - for the first time ever we can identify the unit patches. Hard cover, sewn section with dust jacket. An absolute must.

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B11

 

"From Captains to Colonels" by James Ritchie Grant. A photographic account of the development of the Western Australian Defence Force from 1861 to 1901.

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$25

 

B12

OFFICERS OF THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE 1861 - 1901 by James Ritchie Grant

Lists all Commission dates and active service.

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$28

The following lots are a small collection of WW1 unit Histories purchased from a well-known collector in Perth and represent an opportunity to obtain that rare or difficult out of print history.

ONE ONLY of EACH TITLE

WW1 PERIOD ORIGINALS

Forward with the Fifth. The story of five years' war service. Fifth Inf. Battalion AIF by A. W. Keown 1921

$325

The story of the twelfth: A Record of the 12th Battalion AIF in the great war 1914-18 by L. M. Newton 1925

$450

With the Twenty - Second a history of the twenty-second Battalion, A.I.F. by E. Gorman 1919

$675

The Forty - Third. the story and official history of the 43rd Battalion, A.I.F by E.J. Colliver and B.H. Richardson 1920

$450

The Story of a Battalion (48th Battalion AIF) by W. Devine ; drawings and maps by Daryl Lindsay 1919

$550

7th F.A.B Yandoo (7th Field Artillery Brigade) News, sports items & anecdotes of the Brigade whilst on the troopship, in camp and in the firing line Vol. 111 ACTIVE SERVICE ISSUE 1919

$250

Daryl Lindsays "Digger Book" comprising 14 fine tinted plates. (Sir) Daryl Lindsay enlisted in the A.I.F. in 1915 serving in France with his brother-in-law, the war artist Will Dyson c1919

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WW1 (Post 1930's publications and many first editions)

Tasmania's War Record 1914-1918. By J. Walch and Sons for Govt. of Tasmania.  A complete Muster Roll of all Tasmanians who served in WW1 (Burridge reprint)

$135

WAR SERVICE PERSONNEL OF THE YILGARN 1900 = 1972 by Paul De Pierres. This is a record of the men and women of the Yilgarn District who served

$55

HOW AUSTRALIA TOOK GERMAN NEW GUINEA. An illustrated record of the Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force by F. S. Burnell (1990 edition)

$55

First Battalion AIF 1914 -18 by the history committee (Burridge reprint)

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Randwick to Hargicourt. 3 Bn. By Eric Wren (Burridge reprint)

SOLD

As Rough as Bags 6 Bn. AIF by Ron Austin (1992)

SOLD

Cobbers in Khaki 8 Bn. by Ron Austin (1997)

SOLD

Campaigning with the Fighting 9th by C. M. Wrench MC. (1985)

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10th Battalion AIF by Lieut. A. Limb (Burridge reprint)

SOLD

Fremantle to France 11 Battalion AIF 1914-1919 by Ian Gill (very limited print)

$350

The Fighting Thirteenth by T.A White (Burridge reprint)

$275

Jacka’s Mob by E. J. Rule (1999)

SOLD

The History of the fourteenth Battalion by Newton Wanliss (Burridge reprint) 

$225

History of the 15th Bn. By T. P. Chataway (Burridge reprint)

SOLD

The Old Sixteenth by C. Longmore (Burridge reprint No. 138/200)

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BLOODY ANGLE. BULLECOURT & BEYOND 16th Battalion A.I.F. 1914-19 by Ian Gill. 

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The story of the Seventeenth Battalion A.I.F. in the great war By Lt. Col. K. W. Mackenzie MC (Burridge reprint)

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The Story of the Twenty-First being the official history of the 21st Battalion, AIF. by A. R. Macneil 2008 Limited edition number 26 of 100 (SC)

$55

With the Twenty-Second by E. Gorman MC (Burridge reprint)

SOLD 

Forward Undeterred 23 Bn. By Ron Austin (1998)

SOLD

Red & White Diamond 24th Bn. By W.J. Harvey (Burridge cover, scuffed)

SOLD

Black over Blue 25th Bn. AIF by Bob Doneley ( soft cover 1997)

SOLD

A Record of War Service 28 Bn. By H. B. Collett (Burridge reprint No 85/200)

SOLD

The Blue & White Diamond 28 Bn. By N. Browning          First edition

SOLD

Black & Gold 29th Bn. By Ron Austin 1997 

$90

The Purple & Gold 30th Bn. By H. Sloan

$180

Never A Backward Step. 33Bn. By J. Edwards (Burridge reprint)

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Thirty Seventh Bn. N. G. McNicol (Burridge reprint)

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The 38th Bn. By Eric Fairey (Burridge reprint soft cover)

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The Thirty Ninth by G. W. G & S. (Burridge reprint)

$275

The Fortieth By F. C. Green (Burridge reprint)

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The Forty-First By members of the Intelligence Stall (Burridge reprint)

$275

The Spirit of the Forty-Second By V. Brahms (Burridge reprint)

$225

"EGGS-A-COOK" The story of the Forty-Fourth. War as the digger fought it by Capt. C. Longmore. (Burridge reprint)

 

The Chronicle of the 45th Bn. By J. E. Lee DSO MC (Burridge reprint)

$90

We Were The 46th by Ian Polanski (soft cover)

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Hurcombe's Hungry Half Hundred. A memorial history of the 50th Battalion AIF 1916-1919 by R. Freeman 

$195

FOR KING AND COBBERS -HISTORY OF THE 51st Battalion A.I.F. 1916-1919 by Neville Browning

$145

FIX BAYONETS. The unit history of the 51st Battalion by Neville Browning (first edition)

$185

LIGHT HORSE

OPERATIONS OF THIRD LIGHT HORSE BRIGADE (Burridge Reprint)

$125

HISTORY OF THE 2nd LIGHT HORSE RGT. AIF 1914-1919 - by G.-H.-Bourne, 94 pages.

$125

Men of Beersheba 4th Light Horse Rgt. By N. Smith

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Hooves, Wheels and Tracks - A history of the 4th/19th Prince of Wales's Light Horse Regiment by David Holloway. History of 4th Light horse WW1 through to the 4th/19th

$135

THE FIFTH LIGHT HORSE REGIMENT 1914 - 18 (Burridge reprint)

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UNDER FURRED HATS (6th Light Horse Regiment) By G. L. Berrie (Burridge reprint)     

$150

The Best Fellows Anyone Could Wish To Meet 8th Lt Horse A. Box (soft cover) 

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Magars Boys, A biographical history of the 8th Light Horse By C. Simpson

$150

With the Ninth Light horse in the Great War By T. H. Darley OBE (Burridge reprint)         

$245

Westralian Cavalry in the War 10th. L. H. By Lt. Col. Olden DSO (Burridge)

SOLD

As Above but the later Browning/Gill edition 10 LH AIF                                         

SOLD

My Corps Cavalry history of the 13th LH Rgt.  By D. Hunter                                   

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Riders of Destiny 4th LH Field Ambulance by P. M. Hamilton                                

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The Great Ride by Henry P Bostock – 10  LH Scouts

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WW2

Singapore and Beyond. The history of the 2/20th Battalion AIF. Which took the brunt of the Japanese assault on Singapore in 1942 by Don Wall

$95

MUD and BLOOD "Albury's Own" Second Twenty Third Australian Infantry Battalion by Pat Share

$95

2/24th a History of the Australian 2/24th Infantry Battalion by R. P. Searle (1990's edition)

 $145

Second 28th a history of the 2/28th Infantry Battalion by Phillip Masel (1990's edition with nominal roll)

$195

Tobruk to Tarakan The Story of the Australian 2/48th Battalion by John G. Glenn (1990's edition)

$145

Observation post : six years of war with the 2/11 Aust. Army Field Regiment. Compiled by Bill Lewis for the 2/11th Aust. Army Fd Regt. Unit History Committee.

$145

The 2/4th Aust. Field Regiment by R. L. Henry (2nd edition)

$145
   

SPECIAL INTEREST

RECORDS OF AUSTRALIAN CONTINGENTS to the WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902  by P.L. Murray. Original copy in good condition. When searching for a copy of this book about 30 years ago I was forced to pay $750 at a Victorian Gun Show in order to produce my reprint.

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COMPLETE SET OF BURRIDGE REPRINT 1ST AIF UNIT HISTORIES

LIGHT HORSE

2nd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 3rd LH Brigade

INFANTRY

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 10th(Allchin), 10th(Limb), 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, 24th, 27th, 28th, 30th, 37th, 38th

 

39th, 40th, 41st, 42nd, 43rd, 44th, 45th, 48th

MISC.UNITS

HORSE & MORSE, 3rd PIONEER, BATTLE BELLOW 3 SQN AFC, AUST.AIRMEN 4 SQN AFC

 

7th FAB (INCLUDES ALL 3 VOLS), 1st AUST.FA, 7 COY.F.ENG, TAS WAR RECORD, 6 MG COY,27 TH BTY IN FRANCE

THIS SET OF 45 BOOKS WAS JOHN'S OWN BACK UP LIBRARY, MOST OF WHICH WERE PRINTED CIRCA 1990 AND PRODUCED IN VERY SMALL PRINT RUNS OF NO GREATER THAN 200. THE FIRST OF THESE REPRINTS ARE EVEN NUMBERED 200/200

45 BOOKS IN ALL, REPRESENTING A UNIQUE ONE OFF OPPORTUNITY

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