History

RICKARDS, Scott

RICKARDS, Scott

A stunning collection of maps and rare photographs of Adelaide CBD between WWI and WWII. Between 1924 and 1926 the Fire Underwriters’ Association of South Australia produced a series of detailed maps of the main business district of Adelaide. In this book, each of these maps are divided into six sections, showing in detail the businesses and dwellings of each street, as well as providing some insight to the architecture and features of each property.

Hampsey Seàn

Hampsey Seàn

This story concerns the first couple of years of the first fleets departure from England to the newly discovered land of new south wales twelve thousand miles across the partly chartered waters of the most dangerous oceans of the world and the initial first years of settling into this vast and mysterious new land.

CHAMBERS, Michael

CHAMBERS, Michael

In a celebration of the Australian Outback, Michael Chambers draws on his own experiences, and a hundred and fifty years of his wife’s family as graziers. He weaves the stories of the Ngiyampaa people, as recounted by his friend and their Elder, Roy Kennedy, into one epic tale, brimming with the sheer vastness and rugged beauty of the Outback.

NEED, Allan

NEED, Allan

South Australians are lucky. They have not only a temperate climate but a government, developed from the principles of the Enlightenment, which encourages innovation and social progress. The lead South Australians have given the world in agriculture, science and social advancement can, in part, be attributed to the women and men described in this volume.