0
products in your shopping cart
Total:   $0.00 details
There are no products in your shopping cart!
We hope it's not for long.

Visit the shop

Idriess

list view
  1. Pages: 1 2Next >Last »
  • The Cattle King [Sir Sydney Kidman] – Ion Idriess – 1942 Edition

    The Cattle King [Sir Sydney Kidman] – Ion Idriess – 1942 Edition

    Published in Sydney by Angus and Robertson in 1942.

    Octavo, 277 pages, a very good copy albeit the paper a bit browned because of restrictions on paper manufacture in the War. Inoffensive gift inscription on end papers. A very good dust jacket.

    The Biography of Sir Sidney Kidman who started with five shillings and eventually controlled over 100 cattle stations an area half the size of Queensland.

    Well illustrated from period photographs and end paper maps showing the extent of the Kidman interests at the front and stations, stock routes, coach routes and railways referred to in the text … at the rear.

    Good reading & photographs … a cattle empire much in the financial news of late.

    $70.00

    Loading Updating cart…
  • Men of the Jungle [Daintree Far North Queensland] – Ion Idriess

    Men of the Jungle [Daintree Far North Queensland] – Ion Idriess

    Published by Angus and Robertson, Sydney, a 1955 edition in very good condition. Octavo, end paper maps, illustrated from period photographs.

    One reviewer stated ‘This must be one of the most delightful books on Australia that has ever been written” … high praise indeed … and worthy.

    Idriess and his mates, for three years, in the back of Cooktown and the Daintree River … the aboriginals, the characters … special and more interesting than any fiction.

    Ion Idriess in the Far North among his mates

    $70.00

    Loading Updating cart…
  • Isles of Despair – Ion Idriess – 1949

    Isles of Despair – Ion Idriess – 1949

    A very good copy just a little chipped to the dust jacket.

    Octavo, 290 pages, end paper maps, illustrated with good line drawings befitting the historical nature of the account. Published by Angus and Robertson, Sydney a second printing 1949.

    A fictionalised account of the the true story of Barbara Thompson [Idriess Thomson] shipwrecked on the cutter “America” on the reef at Horn island and only survivor. She swam to Prince of Wales Island and lived with the Kaurareg people for five years before being found by Captain Owen Stanley and a young Thomas Huxley who as a junior officer on board the exploring vessel Rattlesnake.

    Barbara saved at last

    $70.00

    Loading Updating cart…
  • Back O’ Cairns – Ion Idriess – First Edition 1958

    Back O’ Cairns – Ion Idriess – First Edition 1958

    Published by Angus and Robertson a first edition 1956.

    Octavo, 310 pages end paper maps, other maps and illustrations from period photographs.Previous ownership name cut from corner of front free end paper otherwise a very good copy.

    Ion Idriess at his best beyond and around Cairns in the Queensland Far North with amazing early photographs. Much about the pioneers, the land and the gold.

    Idriess in the Far North a First Edition super copy.

    $70.00

    Loading Updating cart…
  • Across The Nullarbor – A Modern Argosy – Ion Idriess – 1953

    Across The Nullarbor – A Modern Argosy – Ion Idriess – 1953

    Published by Angus and Robertson, Sydney, second edition 1953.

    Octavo, 248 pages, en paper maps, some illustrations from period photographs. Good condition albeit pages evenly browned as often from residual war paper. Dust jacket chipped here and there, otherwise a pretty good copy.

    Another great volume from Ion Idriess. A journey East to West across Australia and back again – vivid description.

    Idriess – All the Way Across

    $50.00

    Loading Updating cart…
  • Stone of Destiny – Ion Idriess – First Edition 1948

    Stone of Destiny – Ion Idriess – First Edition 1948

    Published by Angus and Robertson a first edition 1948. Octavo, 344 pages with map of diamond finds in New South Wales. Decorative ornaments to chapter headings special to this book.

    A small chip lower edge of dust jacket, otherwise a very good copy.

    Ion Idriess found this his hardest book to write yet it is another masterpiece of yarn and knowledge all revolving around the elusive diamond. Some about spectacular diamonds in history and delightful observations relating to the surprisingly numerous locations in which diamonds have been found in New South Wales. Sadly many diamonds were washed away mining tin around Inverell and Copeton.

    Idriess and his Diamonds – Nice copy

    $60.00

    Loading Updating cart…
LoadingUpdating…
  1. Pages: 1 2Next >Last »

Product Categories