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Port Hedland to Carnarvon by Buckboard 

by Daisy Bates.

ISBN 978-0-85905-722-6, (R, 2018), A5, $10.00*


The life of William Carr Boyd. Explorer, Prospector, and Raconteur.

By Peter J Bridge, Ian Elliot, Ian Murray, and Gail Dreezens.

ISBN 978-0-85905-854-4, (2021), A4, french flaps, illustrated, 453 pages, 1.3kg, $80.00*

A documentary biography and history of one of Australia’s most interesting and amusing explorers and bushmen (1852-1925).

Published jointly with the Laverton Shire and under the aegis of the Western Australian Explorers’ Diaries Project as an ancillary volume. Laverton Great Beyond shop. HP for mail order.

price_of_a_pearlThe Price of a Pearl

by Rod Dickson

ISBN 085905 297 4, (2002 new), Soft Cover, section sewn, illustrated, 204 pages, 270grams

$30.00 + POST

Incidents of pearling life, shipwrecks and murders in the North West of Western Australia, never before told.

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prisoners_past_cvrPrisoners of the Past

Compiled by Calliope Bridge, Celene Bridge, Angela Teague, Mark Chambers & Tom Hogarth

ISBN978-0-85905-657-1, (New, 2017), A4, fully illustrated and indexed, 329 pages, 900 grams

$60.00* + POST

All the mugshots of prisoners released from Fremantle Gaol from 1899 to 1919, over 3850, and fully indexed. A unique picture of the past showing the features of those who had transgressed. Interestingly, non-Europeans, apart from the obligatory Aboriginals, form a far larger proportion of the prisoners than their kind would represent as a percentage of the whole population.

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commonwealth_down_draft_cvrProducer Gas Plants

Hoskins Foundry

ISBN 978-0-85905-664-9, (New, 2017), 55 pages, illustrated, A4, 150 grams

$25.00* + POST

Reprint of ultra-rare catalogue of industrial downdraft gas producers from over a century ago.

prospecting-memoriesProspecting Memories 

of Alan Payne and Mates.

ISBN 978-0-85905-784-4, (New, 2020), A4, illustrated, 87 pages, 410 grams, $35.00* 

The results and adventures of 40 years of detector prospecting statewide.

Available direct from the author: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

prospecting_poultryProspecting Poultry - Land of Forests, Fleas and Flies - Jack Sorenson and his Lost Verse

by Peter J. Bridge with Gail Dreezens

ISBN 0 85905 411 X, (2007 New, e-published 2006, in the Dollypot, Greenhide and Spindrift column Vol.1, Nos. 1-3.), 34 pp, saddle, Soft Cover, A4, 135grams

$20.00* + POST

The habit of chooks to eat bright gold grains led to some interesting incidents on the fields. The development and effect of a catchy doggerel verse that has had wide echoes. A collection to add to our Ghosts of Bayley Street.

pump_coverThe Pump

by Marshall Walker

ISBN 085905 323 7, Softcover, A4, 40pp, illustrated, 130grams

$16.50* + POST

Life on No 7 Pumping Station on the goldfields' pipeline in the early 1950s.

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The Pearl Station on the NW Coast 

by Richmond Thatcher.

ISBN 978-0-85905-707-3, (R, 2018), A5, $10.00*