PLEASE NOTE: Any book title starting with "The" - the second word of the title is used to list by.
by Harry Moss
ISBN 0 85905 122 6, (1988 new), Soft Cover, 131pp, illustrated, HC 330grams, SC 185grams
HC $30.00, SC $22.00 + POST
The autobiography of a flying doctor pilot and his adventures in aircraft from the 1930s to 1980s in New South Wales, Northern Territory, Victoria, Queensland, New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
The 28th Battalion
Australian Imperial Force
A Record of War Service
by Harry K Kahan
ISBN 0 85905 391 1, (1969 reprint 2007), Soft Cover, A4, 140 pp, illustrated, 410grams
$30.00* + POST
The story of the 28th in France in WWI. Collett’s volume covers the unit until they arrived in France and Kahan continues the story.
Tall Trees and Tall Tales
by John Morris and Roger Underwood
ISBN 0 85905 168 4, (1992 new), Soft Cover, 139mm x 215mm, 94pp, illustrated, 150grams
$22.00 + POST
Stories of old Pemberton. A marvellous reminiscence of the characters and places of the big timber country, in the South West of Western Australia.
Teams and Teamsters
Edited by Peter J Bridge, Gail Dreezens & Angela Teague
[ISBN 978-0-85905-433-1, (New 2010), A4, illustrated, 147pp, soft cover, 430grams
$35.00* + POST
This collection of articles from the files of Hesperian Press compares the usefulness of bullocks, donkeys, mules, horses, and camels. It then details the working of these teams. The subject of ‘near side’ and ‘off side’ is covered, as are tandem teams, loads, wagons and wagon names, accidents, wheels and tires, the roads, getting bogged and getting out, and finally the teamsters themselves.
Terry's Story - A Good Life
by Terry McKrill
ISBN 978-0-85905-023-4, (2010, New), A4, 75pp, 253grams
$22.00* + POST
The autobiography of Terry McKrill born in 1935. Brought up in the suburbs, Boranup, army life, Muralgarra sheep station, Marble Bar, Yarrie, Wittenoom, trucking, Bell Brothers, roo shooting, Ashburton, fencing, metal detector prospecting with Dick Poland, East Murchison.
The Last of the Last
ISBN 978-0-85905-480-5, (2009, New), Soft Cover, 160 pp, 160 x 240, illustrated, 290 grams
With the approach of Remembrance Day (11 November) 2009, Hesperian Press is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of the autobiography of Claude Choules. In July 2009 Claude became – as one of three surviving veterans – the only remaining combatant of WW I. He is also the last man in the world who saw active military service in both World Wars.
Then they called me Norma
by Norma King
ISBN 0 85905 124 2, (2003 new), Soft Cover, 278pp, illustrated, 385grams
$30.00 + POST
The autobiography of Goldfields author/historian and artist, Norma King. She was born in Kalgoorlie in 1922 and lived in various places in the Eastern Goldfields of WA for most of her life, married a miner at the age of seventeen, had ten children and reared nine. She began writing in 1969 after an illness that restricted her physically, and after seven of her children had left home.
There’s Gold There – Look For It
ISBN 978-0-85905-544-4, (R New 2013), A4, 128pp, 380g
$30.00* + POST
60 true tales of real finds and lost mines from Queensland to the Kimberley. Treasures from the files of John Drayton, prospector and journalist of the 1890s to 1940s. This could be the jackpot for a modern prospector. With a biographical introduction by Peter J Bridge.
Thermo-Electrical Cooking Made Easy
by Helen Nora Curle Smith
With an introductory essay, “The Kalgoorlie Stove”, by H.A. Willis
ISBN 978-0-85905-492-8, (2011 R+N), illust., 116pp., 230g
$22.00 + POST
In 1906-07, the Western Australian gold mining city of Kalgoorlie became the first place in the world to see an electric stove manufactured with the intention of bringing “cooking by electricity ... within the reach of anyone”. The ambitious enterprise brought about another world first ‑ the publication of a recipe book for electric cooking.
They Called Me
(Old Left Hand)
by Bob Verburgt
ISBN 0 85905 248 6, (1999 new), Soft Cover, 141mm x 215mm, 144pp, illustrated, 225grams
$22.00 + POST
The bush experience of the author as a patrol officer in the Western Desert in the 1950s and 1960s.