Pictorial Histories L to P

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 Lavender Bay to the Spit

A history of the foreshores from North Sydney to Mosman, covering the suburbs of Lavender Bay, McMahons Point, Milsons Point, Careening Cove, Neutral Bay, Cremorne, Clifton Gardens, Balmoral, Mosman, The Spit and Beauty Point. It is a delightful photographic journey around the foreshores of the harbour. more

Currently out of print.

Pictorial History Liverpool and District

Celebrating 200 years of settlement since Governor Macquarie's declaration of Liverpool as a town in 1810. Land grants were given to the NSW Corp members and free settlers along the George's River which gave people access by boat to Botany Bay. This new edition contains stunning new photographs and updated text. more

Pictorial History Lower North Shore

The book covers the North Shore from Milson's Point, taking in North Sydney, Lavender Bay, Willoughby, Chatswood, Crows Nest, St Leonards, Neutral Bay, Cremorne, Kirribilli and Northbridge, as well as the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Expressway. This edition is completely revised and updated. more

Pictorial History Manly

Covering the history of the municipality from Aboriginal settlement to modern times. This edition of the history of Manly in 200 black and white photographs, many never before published, cover all the suburbs of the area and gives a delightful remembrance of tourists from the 1850s onwards. more

Pictorial History Marrickville

Marrickville was the home of the Cadigal people. By the middle of the nineteenth century wealthy settlers established nurseries, orchards, dairies and market gardens to supply Sydney's needs. By the twentieth century Marrickville became home to people arriving from overseas and today it is one of the most diverse multicultural areas in Sydney. more

Currently out of print

Pictorial History Manly to Palm Beach

This book follows the suburbs from Manly to Palm Beach, chronologically. Covering the coastal region of the upper North Shore, including Manly, Shelly Beach, Queenscliff, Curl Curl, Brookvale, Dee Why, Collaroy, Narrabeen, Church Point, Pittwater, Newport, Bilgola Beach, Avalon, Mona Vale, Scotland Island and Palm Beach. more

Currently out of print

Pictorial History Newcastle

Pictorial History Newcastle covers Newcastle City, Maitland, the Port of Newcastle, Merewether, Lambton, Cooks Hill, Hamilton, Adamstown, Wallsend, Minmi, Hexham, Swansea, Tighes Hill, Belmont and Lake Macquarie. This book describes 200 years of Newcastle history as seen by well-known local historian John Turner. more

Currently out of print

Pictorial History Newtown

A history of the Newtown area covering the suburbs of Darlington, Newtown, Camperdown, Erskineville, Alexandria, Macdonaldtown, St Peters, Zetland and Waterloo. Nothing has been published in book form on the history of this area since the Newtown Jubilee in the 1920s. An enormously popular book on this colourful and lively area. more

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Pictorial History Parramatta & District

A new book about Australia's second settlement and home of many of the earliest industries and architecture in the colony, with photographs and history about all the suburbs in the Parramatta municipality. Explore from Camellia and Carlingford, through Eastwood and Harris Park, to Toongabbie, Wentworthville, Winston Hills and others. more

Pictorial History Penrith & St Marys

A historical journey through Penrith and St Marys, from Emu Plains to Colyton, Londonderry to Mulgoa, the rich history of Penrith and its 35 suburbs are covered. It is a comprehensive historical journey through Penrith and St Marys in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It contains 190 black and white photographs and an index. more

Pictorial History Pittwater

The unique area of Pittwater is captured in beautiful black and white photographs of the beaches, bays, inlets and inhabitants. This remote part of Sydney was first accessed by boat and later rough roads allowed access by coach from the Manly wharf. Newport was a new port for the area where people could arrive by water to stay in the area. more

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