A lushly illustrated collection of Kerry Leishmans artwork as it appeared throughout newspaper publications such as the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age over several decades. Includes comments from famous and infamous columnists, as well as select quotes from the articles themselves. Gives a snapshot of the issues at large at the time.
A collection of award winning homes from modern times and colonial history of Australian design and architecture. Full of illustrations, plans and a history of each house, providing context and theme. Carefully constructed by housing historian, Tim Reeves.
Charles Martin was an Englishman who made a lasting impact on Australian science in the first half of the twentieth century. This illustrated book describes his life and various breakthroughs, as head of the Lister institute, in the allied forces in WW2, and on myxomatosis with the CSIRO. He brought modern experimental science to Australia.
Beautiful, intelligent, huge, Whales cast their spell over us, but remain a mystery. Wade Hughes is a writer, and an artist with the underwater camera, who with his wife Robyn has travelled the world, meeting whales. Amazing photos show whales being themselves in the moods, and phases of life, with evoking text. ENDORSED BY AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC
Illustrated biographies of doctors who served during the Second World War. The fourth volume in the series Australian Doctors at War, covers the Allied campaigns in North Africa and Syria until the Battle of Alamein, operations in Malaya until the Fall of Singapore, and the expeditionary forces sent by Australia to New Britain, New Ireland, ......
Peter Deakin takes an intriguing look at 25 current and former leaders, musicians, politicians, artists and actors. He dissects each of these individuals and describes how each of them was able to summon ‘whatever it takes’ to surmount any opposition or obstacle lying in their path, in order to leave an indelible mark on the world.
An illustrated collection of personal records from the Mediterranean theatre of the Second World War. Vice Admiral Sir Albert Poland arrived in Tobruk in March 1941, just weeks before the siege commenced. Initially tasked with commanding the supply ships that served the British Army during the North Africa campaign, he went on to command a ......