Melbourne Topic Books


This covers books where the main topic is about Melbourne.

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 1835: The Founding of Melbourne 1835: The Founding of Melbourne
1835: The Founding of Melbourne and the Conquest of Australia In 1835 an illegal squatter camp was established on the banks of the Yarra River. In defiance of authorities in London and Sydney, Tasmanian speculators began sending men and sheep across Bass Strait - and so change Read more..

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 A City Lost & Found: Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne A City Lost & Found: Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne
Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne By Robyn Annear Robyn comments on the changes to the Central Business District caused by the famous demolition firm, Whelan the Wrecker between 1892 and 1992. She is particularly interested in the little cottages of Melbourne. Redmond Barr Read more..

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 A Mother’s Story | Rosie Batty A Mother’s Story | Rosie Batty
Rosie Batty knows pain no woman should have to suffer. Her son was killed by his father in a violent incident in February 2014, a horrendous event that shocked not only the nation, but the world. Greg Anderson murdered his 11-year-old son Luke and was then shot by police at the T Read more..

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 Bayside Paths & Beaches Bayside Paths & Beaches
Bayside Paths & Beaches by Robert Paterson is a recreational guide for the Melbourne bayside featuring the cities of Kingston, Bayside and Port Phillip. It takes readers around Beach Road and the Southern Pedestrian Path that runs alongside the bay from Beaumaris to Port Mel Read more..

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 Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne
Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne By Robyn Annear In 'Bearbrass', Robyn Annear resurrects the village that was early Melbourne - from the arrival of white settlers in 1835 until the first gold rushes shook the town - and brings it to life in vivid colour. Bearbrass was Read more..

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 Beyond the Facade: Flinders Street Beyond the Facade: Flinders Street
Beyond the Facade: Flinders Street was written by Jenny Davies and explores the 100 year history of Flinders Street Station. The history includes the social, commercial and architectural history of the station with a particular emphasis on the establishment of the Victorian R Read more..

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 Books about Melbourne Books about Melbourne
Books about Melbourne is for Dan, who once asked if there were any books on Melbourne out there written by The Collector. A Bibliography of Melbourne Melbourne Architecture Philip Goad The Watermark Press First published in 1999 It has been said that the history of a ci Read more..

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 Characters | Cultural Stories Revealed Through Typography Characters | Cultural Stories Revealed Through Typography
Characters Cultural Stories Revealed Through Typography By Stephen Banham, Rick Poynor In Characters, Stephen Banham has meticulously researched the signage and typography of a city to present an exuberant collection of quirky, poignant and often funny stories. We really Read more..

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 Cruden Farm Garden Diaries Cruden Farm Garden Diaries
The Cruden Farm Garden Diaries by Lisa Clausen and Michael Morrison Hardback Publication Date: 18/04/2017 Buy Online: Angus & Robertson | Booktopia | Fishpond This beautiful book was written by gardener Michael Morrison who alongside Dame Elisabeth Murdoch for over 40 Read more..

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 Della Daboo from Woolloomooloo Della Daboo from Woolloomooloo
Della Daboo is an animated children's eBook about a group of lizards set around Woolloomooloo on Sydney's harbour, Australia. The "tale" delivers a message around the theme of accepting individual differences. Written in verse, it has basic animation through the storyline. Read more..

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 Dirty Deeds: My Life Inside/Outside Of AC/DC Dirty Deeds: My Life Inside/Outside Of AC/DC
Dirty Deeds is the first book written by an AC/DC insider (ex Bass guitarist Mark Evans), giving fans insight not only into the life of Evans but also that of singer Bon Scott and other rock 'n' roll icons like George Harrison, Gene Simmons, Alice Cooper, Ronnie Wood, and members Read more..

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 Eliza's Vision | A History of Wattle Park Eliza's Vision | A History of Wattle Park
People who grew up in Melbourne's east may well have happy memories of picnics in Wattle Park, playing in the old tramcars or listening to the Tramways Band near the rotunda on a lazy Sunday afternoon. A new book tells the story of Wattle Park from its inception when wealthy c Read more..

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 Encyclopedia of Melbourne | eMelbourne Encyclopedia of Melbourne | eMelbourne
The Encyclopedia is an A to Z reference work covering the city's history from pre-European settlement up to the present day. Alphabetical entries range from short factual summaries about places, institutions and events, through to extended survey articles on key topics such a Read more..

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 Fifty Shades of Grey Fifty Shades of Grey
Fifty Shades of Grey By E. L. James When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she finds him very attractive and deeply intimidating. Convinced that their meeting went badly, she tries to put him out of her mind - until he tu Read more..

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 Flavours of Melbourne Flavours of Melbourne
Two time International Award winning book - Bronze medal at the International Publishers Awards - Best culinary travel cookbook in Australia awarded by The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards Discover Melbourne's nooks and crannies - upstairs, downstairs and through the compl Read more..

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 Flinders Street, more than just a railway station Flinders Street, more than just a railway station
The Centenary, Limited Edition of Jenny Davies' book, "Flinders Street, more than just a railway station" was launched outside the National Gallery, Fed Square Book Market, on Saturday 12 December 2009. The launch included a visual presentation on the Big Screen that ran sever Read more..

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 Go! Melbourne Go! Melbourne
These reflections on 1960s Melbourne are going to start arguments. This is going to be the kind of book that starts arguments, because memories are dangerous to mess with. The editors of Go! Melbourne are being quite brave, putting this series of reflections on 1960s Melbourne Read more..

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 Guide for Excursionists from Melbourne Guide for Excursionists from Melbourne
When a Melbourne printer published a Guide for Excursionists from Melbourne in 1868 he was able to claim that it was ‘the first attempt at publishing, in this shape, some account of what may be seen in and about the colony’. Practical guides for immigrants to Melbourne and th Read more..

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 Heather Graves | Author Heather Graves | Author
Melbourne based writer Heather Graves recent work includes a series of romantic novels based around thoroughbred horse racing in Melbourne. A keen race-goer, her books centre on the men and women involved in the horse racing industry as owners, trainers and riders. If you Read more..

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 Hide and Seek Melbourne Hide and Seek Melbourne
A funky, bordering on quirky insight into Melbourne's unique hidden treasures. Divided into four main themes covering places to see/things to do, shopping, food and bars/and clubs. Publisher: Explore Australia ISBN: 1741172977 EAN: 9781741172973 Read more..

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 I Love My Babycinos | Book Launch I Love My Babycinos | Book Launch
If your little one is a baby gourmand and loves café culture, then I LOVE MY BABYCINOS is a must for their book collection. Research from Dairy Australia shows that only half of all Aussie kids aged 1-5 are having one serve of milk per day, which falls dramatically short of th Read more..

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 Jane Harper | The Dry Jane Harper | The Dry
"The Dry" is a literary crime novel in the style of Peter Temple, telling a story of desperation, resolution and small town prejudice, played out against the blistering extremes of life on the land. About the Author Jane Harper has worked as a print journalist for 13 years Read more..

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 Lost Melbourne Lost Melbourne
Lost Melbourne Photography > History > Australasian & Pacific History By: Heather Chapman, Judith Stillman Buy Online: Angus & Robertson | Booktopia | Fishpond Lost Melbourne looks at the cherished places in the city that time, fashion and progress have swept aside - th Read more..

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 Marysville | In Loving Memory Marysville | In Loving Memory
The book "Marysville, In Loving Memory" is a 32 page photographic essay by local photographer, David Casey, capturing Marysville's streetscapes and surrounds, prior to the devastating bushfires that destroyed the historic town, on 7th February, 2009. David Casey and Narbethon Read more..

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 Melbourne Melbourne
Sophie Cunningham's latest book Melbourne is not your average local history book. Stories of Cunningham’s school days in Hawthorn and publishing adventures in Fitzroy and Carlton sit alongside the colonial settlement of Melbourne, the damming and many diversions of the Yarra, Read more..

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 Melbourne Precincts Melbourne Precincts
Melbourne Precincts is a great new book out on sale now.. A Curated Guide to the City's Best Shops, Eateries, Bars and other hangouts. By Dale Campisi $34.99 Free shipping Australia wide | Buy Online Rating: ***** Format: Hardback Published In: Australia, 01 Octob Read more..

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 Melbourne Symmetry Melbourne Symmetry
Melbourne Symmetry is the most recent and contemporary perspective of our stylish and unique city of Melbourne! This is not your average pictorial souvenir book. Melbourne Symmetry identifies with the city's style, engages your visual palate, highlighting the city's difference Read more..

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 Melbourne – A Love Affair | Matt Irwin Melbourne – A Love Affair | Matt Irwin
Matt has to be Melbourne's finest photographer, if not its proudest Melburnian photographer. He has been capturing Melbourne on film for a long time selling prints, books and artwork in his shops and at markets around Melbourne including The Arts Centre Sunday Market. One Sund Read more..

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 Melbourne: A City of Villages Melbourne: A City of Villages
Experience this wondrous city through the stories of its significant sites and fascinating personalities. Read about the infamous Madame Brussels of Little Lon's red-light district; Robert Hoddle's grid that continues to define the heart of the city; Melbourne's notorious cri Read more..

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 Melway Commemorative 1966 1st Edition Melway Commemorative 1966 1st Edition
Melway Commemorative 1966 1st Edition OWN A SLICE OF MELBOURNE HISTORY. The year is 1966. Decimal currency is introduced… Harold Holt’s in charge… the Saints win the flag… and a Melbourne icon is born. The Melway Street Directory is as much a part of this city as the M Read more..

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 My Melbourne Adventure My Melbourne Adventure
My Melbourne Adventure is a delightful childrens book that takes you on an adventure through the city of Melbourne. Harry and Nelly are looking for their friends in the city of Melbourne. In their quest to find them, they visit many of Melbourne’s popular attractions. Follo Read more..

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 Nick Anchen | Author Nick Anchen | Author
Author and photographer Nick Anchen has a long connection with the Dandenongs. Growing up in the Melbourne suburb of Croydon with the blue Dandenongs looming large in the distance, Nick explored the region by bicycle and foot, and later by car, developing a fascination with the h Read more..

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 Once Upon a Time in Melbourne Once Upon a Time in Melbourne
Once Upon a Time in Melbourne Non-Fiction > Biographies & True Stories > True Stories > True Crime By: Liam Houlihan Buy Online: Angus & Robertson | Booktopia | Fishpond Once upon a time in Melbourne there was a gigolo who thought he was a vampire. He bit the tongue off Read more..

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 Read All About Melbourne Read All About Melbourne
Did you know that Melbourne is a UNESCO City of Literature? Treat yourself to some great Melbourne stories - fact and fiction - by taking a look at the Melbourne Library Service Melbourne booklist. Lose yourself in tales of our great city, from Indigenous history to culina Read more..

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 Secret Histories of Queer Melbourne Secret Histories of Queer Melbourne
Melbourne's queer history can be read through its streets and alleys, its parks and (almost) private spaces. Secret Histories of Queer Melbourne invites you to follow in the footsteps of some of those who have given the city its unruly histories, - sodomites, spinsters, cross-dre Read more..

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 Slow Guide to Melbourne Slow Guide to Melbourne
The Slow Guide is for anybody who wants to slow down and live it up, seachange without shifting postcode. They celebrate all that’s local, natural, traditional, sensory and most of all gratifying about living in Melbourne. How to buy a book Start off slow and get your b Read more..

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 The 78 Storey Treehouse The 78 Storey Treehouse
Join Andy and Terry in their spectacular new 78-storey treehouse. They've added 13 new levels including a drive-thru car wash, a combining machine, a scribbletorium, an ALL-BALL sports stadium, Andyland, Terrytown, a high-security potato chip storage facility and an open-air Read more..

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 The Man Who Invented Vegemite The Man Who Invented Vegemite
The Man Who Invented Vegemite is the story about Cyril Callister, the man behind the story of Vegemite. Vegemite is perhaps Australia's most enduring cultural icon. But how did this pungent, salty black paste, which for most of us is how we start the day, come to be created? Read more..

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 The Melbourne Design Guide The Melbourne Design Guide
The Melbourne Design Guide Alphabet Press sprang into life in 2007 as an attempt to fill the chasm that is design and architecture publishing in Australia. The Sydney Design Guide (2007) and the Melbourne Design Guide (2009, first edition 2006) were a great success. Now, t Read more..

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 The Rosie Project The Rosie Project
The Rosie Project is an international bestselling romantic comedy “bursting with warmth, emotional depth, and…humor,” (EntertainmentWeekly) featuring the oddly charming, socially challenged genetics professor, Don, as he seeks true love. The art of love is never a science: Mee Read more..

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 The Story of the Melbourne Cup The Story of the Melbourne Cup
Stephen Howell's The Story of the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s Greatest Race celebrates the remarkable history of a wonderful horse race – one of the world’s most famous and enduring tests of a thoroughbred. This is a story of the risk takers and planners who have made a race in Read more..

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 There's a Hippopotamus on our Roof Eating Cake There's a Hippopotamus on our Roof Eating Cake
Hazel Edwards is a Melbourne based author who writes books and scripts for children and adults. Picture book 'There's a Hippopotamus on our Roof Eating Cake' is her best known title which has been continually in print for 30 years and adapted for stage, radio, video and puppetry Read more..

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 Trivia Nights for DUMMIES Trivia Nights for DUMMIES
We are very excited to announce that our Melbourne Trivia writer Alan Lovett has written his first book Trivia Nights for DUMMIES due for launch on August 28, 2007. Part of the very successful DUMMIES series, trivia master Alan Lovett of the Melbourne Trivia Company leads you Read more..

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 When We Think About Melbourne When We Think About Melbourne
When We Think About Melbourne the imagination of a city Jenny Sinclair My friends believe my interest in Melbourne is more of an obsession than a passion but at the same time, they then go on to tell me all about "their Melbourne". Honestly speaking, I reckon I am a bit of Read more..

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 Winners of the Melbourne Cup Winners of the Melbourne Cup
Costa Rolfe's bestselling book has been updated to include the 2008 winner and now features a foreword by one of the most respected figures in Australian racing, Bart Cummings. With snappy 500-word chapters on each winner, this distinctive racing history is more than a story Read more..

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 Yesterday & Today - Turkish Cypriots of Australia Yesterday & Today - Turkish Cypriots of Australia
To commemorate 60 years of Turkish Cypriot migration to Australia, a historical book has been published that will surely live on forever. Yesterday & Today details the lives of early settlers, second generation achievers, and the stories of the different entities that make up Read more..

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