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The Thylacine - Its History and Sightings By Rex & Heather Gilroy
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The Thylacine, or Tasmanian Tiger, the subject of a growing list of books, scientific papers and magazine articles going back many years, while officially regarded as extinct by many scientists... More > STILL SURVIVES. That is the message of this latest book on the Thylacine mystery before the reader. “The Thylacine – Its History and Sightings”, by Rex & Heather Gilroy goes further than all previous books on the subject, by revealing the evolutionary history, anatomy and physiology of the species and, that besides Tasmania, Thylacines also survive on mainland Australia and in the New Guinea landmass.< Less
A Children's History of the World By Dylan M. Williams
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A fast-paced mystery that combines modern-day action with ancient Mesopotamian intrigue. Half a dozen children born on the same day eighteen months ago all begin speaking an ancient language that... More > hasn't been spoken for two thousand years. But it is what they are saying that is truly puzzling - between them they possess a history of the entire world since the rise of the Babylonian Empire. An Australian archaeologist, his American journalist wife, and his university professor, embark on a journey that takes them all around the globe - including Madagascar, Sweden, Mongolia, America, Syria, Turkey and Australia - to find the children and get to the bottom of the mystery. Along the way they are pursued by a shadowy government agency, struggle to survive as the forces of nature seem to conspire against them and encounter a NASA scientist whose discoveries lead them to the realisation that they are involved in something with consequences far more deadly than they could ever have imagined.< Less
A Children's History of the World By Dylan M. Williams
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A fast-paced mystery that combines modern-day action with ancient Mesopotamian intrigue. Half a dozen children born on the same day eighteen months ago all begin speaking an ancient language that... More > hasn’t been spoken for two thousand years. But it is what they are saying that is truly puzzling – between them they possess a history of the entire world since the rise of the Babylonian Empire. An Australian archaeologist, his American journalist wife, and his university professor, embark on a journey that takes them all around the globe – including Madagascar, Sweden, Mongolia, America, Syria, Turkey and Australia - to find the children and get to the bottom of the mystery. Along the way they are pursued by a shadowy government agency, struggle to survive as the forces of nature seem to conspire against them and encounter a NASA scientist whose discoveries lead them to the realisation that they are involved in something with consequences far more deadly than they could ever have imagined.< Less
LUCEY and LUCY Family History By Norman Lucey
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HARDCOVER: Reference information for everyone interested in researching their family history and the surnames LUCEY & LUCY. From early sources in England & Ireland, some back as far as 1066,... More > the book includes many geneologies of individuals with these surnames including maps, historical records, registration details etc. Many links are with the USA, Ireland, Canada, South Africa & Australia. In over 300 pages, the book documents the origins of the surname, early de Lucy history and heraldry from the Norman invason of England. It includes details of the heraldic stained glass windows at the family home of Charlecote, detailed historical information, maps showing family origins with dates of the earliest parish records and an ancestry database including a full listing of individuals. Irish origins are explained including the orginal gaelic spelling of Ó Luasaigh. The book also covers the related Sigournay and Sigourney families. A softcover version is available.< Less
LUCEY and LUCY Family History By Norman Lucey
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PAPERBACK: Reference information for everyone interested in researching their family history and the surnames LUCEY & LUCY. From early sources in England & Ireland, some back as far as 1066,... More > the book includes many geneologies of individuals with these surnames including maps, historical records, registration details etc. Many links are with the USA, Ireland, Canada, South Africa & Australia. In over 300 pages, the book documents the origins of the surname, early de Lucy history and heraldry from the Norman invason of England. It includes details of the heraldic stained glass windows at the family home of Charlecote, detailed historical information, maps showing family origins with dates of the earliest parish records and an ancestry database including a full listing of individuals. Irish origins are explained including the orginal gaelic spelling of Ó Luasaigh. The book also covers the related Sigournay and Sigourney families. ISBN: 1-4116-2337-1< Less
The History of David Grieve By Mrs Humphry Ward
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The History of David Grieve relates the story of two orphan children, being brought up by their aunt and uncle in the lee of Kinder Scout in the Peak District, before 'escaping' to live in... More > the Manchester of the mid-nineteenth century. Mrs Humphry Ward, nee Mary Augusta Arnold,was born in Hobart,Australia, in June 1851. She came to live in England at the age of sixteen and married Humphry Ward who was also a writer. Mary helped found the Women's National Anti- Suffrage League in 1908. She regularly visited Manchester in the 1880's to stay with her brother, W.T. (Willy) Arnold, who lived in Nelson Street and worked as a sub-editor on the Manchester Guardian.An absorbing tale by one of the late Victorian period's outstanding novelists.< Less
The History of David Grieve By Mrs Humphry Ward
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The History of David Grieve relates the story of two orphan children, being brought up by their aunt and uncle in the lee of Kinder Scout in the Derbyshire Peak District, before 'escaping' to live in... More > the Manchester of the mid-nineteenth century. Mrs Humphry Ward, nee Mary Augusta Arnold,was born in Hobart,Australia, in June 1851. She came to live in England at the age of sixteen and married Humphry Ward who was also a writer. She regularly visited Manchester in the 1880's to stay with her brother, W.T. (Willy) Arnold, who lived in Nelson Street and worked as a sub-editor on the Manchester Guardian.An absorbing tale by one of the late Victorian period's outstanding novelists.< Less
A Brief Time of History By Lawrence Burton
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Ever since the creation of our world just 2,972 years ago, many great men have pondered the mysteries of the universe. At the same time, other men have asked of themselves questions carrying lesser... More > ontological significance. Who sprayed the shaving foam likeness of a chicken upon the bonnet of Frank's car? What sort of food might an elephant eat? What happens when your arse goes wrong in the United States of America with no Communism in place to guarantee health care? By what means did Owen Lees attempt to physically propel himself through the earth in hope of arriving in Australia? Why did no-one ever accept dinner invitations from the Coahuiltecs? These questions are answered herein, although not the ones about the mysteries of the universe. You'd probably need something a bit more sciencey for that.< Less
The History of Australian Exploration : Ernest Favenc By LogoStar Press
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Ernest Favenc (1845 – 1908) was an explorer of Australia. He was born in London and educated at Berlin and Oxford. THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN EXPLORATION is an important book and however diverse... More > may have been the aims, ideas and successes of those by whom the work was done, Ernest Favenc's formidable volume gathers together all those scattered memorials merging it into a unity of a great labour. Favenc was himself an explorer and treats his subject not in a perfunctory way, but as one who feels the wild charm and the magical attraction of the unknown.< Less
The History of Australian Exploration : Ernest Favenc By LogoStar Press
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Ernest Favenc (1845 – 1908) was an explorer of Australia. He was born in London and educated at Berlin and Oxford. THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN EXPLORATION is an important book and however diverse... More > may have been the aims, ideas and successes of those by whom the work was done, Ernest Favenc's formidable volume gathers together all those scattered memorials merging it into a unity of a great labour. Favenc was himself an explorer and treats his subject not in a perfunctory way, but as one who feels the wild charm and the magical attraction of the unknown.< Less

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