Pictorial Histories A to C

These books are presented with over 120 photographs and 30,000 words of text describing the Aboriginal history, white settlement, development and growth of your city, shire or suburb. They bring back many memories of places changes ... or gone altogether.

Pictorial History Balmain to Glebe

This updated version covers the suburbs of Annandale, Balmain, Birchgrove, Leichhardt, Lilyfield and Rozelle. Glebe, although no longer part of the Leichhardt municipality, is included. Each area has its own story of settlement, growth and development from Aboriginal occupancy to the changing face of suburbs in the 21st century. more

Pictorial History Bega

Pictorial History Bega Valley Shire is the first photographic book of the shire to be produced and has been achieved with the assistance of the Bega Valley Shire Council. Bega, Bemboka, Bermagui, Candelo, Cobargo, Eden, Merimbula and Pambula are all featured, with black and white photographs depicting the history of this shire. more

Pictorial History Blacktown

From Acacia Gardens, Arndell Park, Bidwill and Blacktown through to Toongabbie, Willmot and Woodcroft, the book details the history, features and highlights of all the suburbs of the area. A comprehensive journey through the pictorial history of the Blacktown area, from the early settlement days through to the newest of suburbs. more

Pictorial History Blue Mountains

From the Aboriginal beginnings, early exploration and the building of such wonders as the Giant Stairway and the Scenic Railway, this book covers the history of all the towns through to the Jenolan Caves including Leura, Blackheath, Katoomba, Medlow Bath, Springwood and others. more

Camden Pictorial History book cover

Pictorial History Camden

A new book about Camden, its history and development with beautiful black and white images. The area had been home to the Dharawal, the Gundungurra and Dharug who recorded the arrival of cattle in cave paintings. The township of Camden was surveyed in the late 1830s and allotments were put up for sale. more

Campbelltown Pictorial History book cover

Pictorial History Campbelltown

The Pictorial History Campbelltown and District by Jeff McGill is the latest publication in our pictorial history series. The book describes this historic part of Sydney and its growth and development, from first white settlement and the resulting conflicts with Aboriginal people, through to Governor Macquarie's declaration of the town in 1820. more

Pictorial History Canberra

A timely resource for those interested in discovering the origins of our federal capital. This book covers the Aboriginal history, the establishment of early settlement in the district, the birth of the city and the growth and development of Australia's centre of national government. more

Currently out of print.

Pictorial History Canterbury Bankstown

Pictorial History Canterbury Bankstown

This book covers the history of this diverse, multicultural area including Aboriginal history, early land division, speculating and subdivision, commercial growth, trams and trains and waterways. The suburbs of Bankstown, Bardwell Park, Bass Hill, Belfield, Belmore, Beverly Hills, Campsie, Canterbury and more are included. more

Canada Bay history

Pictorial History City of Canada Bay

This book covers the suburbs from Drummoyne to Canada Bay, including Drummoyne and Five Dock. With more than 200 historic photographs and captions, this is a fascinating portrait of the City of Canada Bay. Includes the Aboriginal history of the area, the Wangal clan and historic Aboriginal sites. more

Pictorial History City of Sydney

Seen are The Rocks, The Harbour Bridge, Hyde Park, The Haymarket and Railway Square. From Sydney Cove through to Circular Quay and covering streets like George, Bridge, Macquarie, Hunter, Pitt, Market, Castlereagh and King. Lots of photographs, many never seen before enhance this early view of Sydney - as it was. more

Pictorial History Cronulla

A history of this famous Sydney beachside suburb which touches on the suburbs of Caringbah, Burraneer Bay, Woolooware, Yowie Bay, Taren Point, Gunnamatta Bay, Kurnell, Lilli Pilli and the Port Hacking River. more

Download catalogue (PDF 220kb)