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National Library of Australia

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Works: 9,967 works in 11,151 publications in 1 language and 45,954 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Periodicals  Bibliography  Pictorial works  History  Catalogs  Sources  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Directories  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, Composer, Collector
Classifications: QL693, 598.0994
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Most widely held works by National Library of Australia
Cayley & son the life and art of Neville Henry Cayley & Neville William Cayley by Penny Olsen( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic field guide What Bird Is That? has been known to bird enthusiasts throughout Australia for decades, ever since it was first published in 1931. It was written and illustrated by Neville William Cayley (1886-1950), son of artist Neville Henry Cayley (1854-1903) who, before him, had also had dreams of publishing a 'big bird book'-a comprehensive publication on Australian birds-but it never came to fruition. Cayley and Son charts the lives and works of this Australian father-and-son pair of bird artists
The quintessential bird the art of Betty Temple Watts by Viola Temple Watts( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Betty Temple Watts (1901-1992) developed an interest in birds in her early married life while living in Iran and Papua New Guinea. Although she had studied art formally as a nineteen year old, it was not until she was 48, and settled in Melbourne, that she decided to immerse herself in her bird art. Betty spent much of her time practising drawing, but was constantly critical of the results. In spite of her harsh selfjudgement, others had a high opinion of her skill and, in 1952, she received her first commission, going on to provide bird illustrations for numerous publications until she was in
Australian national bibliography ( )
in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Australian history live! eyewitness accounts from the past by Ian Warden( )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is a collection of virtual time-travellings back to Australia's past. Australian History Live! is a compelling look at Australian history using first person accounts as reported in the press and in journals and diaries. Included in the collection are gripping accounts of occasions both great and minor. Here you can find the heart wrenching account of a bewildered little terrier dog refusing to leave the bayoneted dead body of its master just killed at the Eureka Stockade. Read an amazing description of Bert Hinkler landing his absurdly tiny little aeroplane (he'd just flown it across
Asian treasures gems of the written word by Andrew Gosling( )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Asian Treasures: Gems of the Written Word showcases Asian writing, printing and books of beauty and historical significance that are housed in the National Library of Australia. Written by Andrew Gosling, former chief librarian for the Library's Asian Collections, Asian Treasures provides a fascinating glimpse into the remarkable pieces--old and modern--that the Library has acquired from the Asian region
National Library of Australia gateways ( )
in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Australian government publications by National library (Australie)( )
in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
APAIS thesaurus : a list of subject terms used in the Australian public affairs information service by National Library of Australia( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National Library of Australia news by National Library of Australia( )
in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
APAIS, Australian public affairs information service; a subject index to current literature by National library (Australie)( )
in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manuscripts in the British Isles relating to Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific by Phyllis Mander-Jones( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Many voices : reflections on experiences of indigenous child separation ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book "brings together testomonies from all sides of the history of Indigenous child separation in Australia. The book includes the voices of children who were taken from their families, adults who cared for them in institutions and Missions, families who took them into their homes and government officers who enacted official policies. Hundreds of individuals told their stories to the National Library of Australia's 'Bringing Them Home' Oral History Project - their words propel this history from start to finish. Editors Dorren Mellor and Anna Haebich have drawn together a diverse group of expert writers, whose words are interwoven with artworks and poetry by Indigenous artists, many of whom are interviewees for the Project. The audio CD brings the voices of the interviewees to life. 'Many voices' presents a spoken history that remains as compelling as the moment these events occurred. In their genorosity and courage, its contributors have created an invalubale gift to all Australians." Inside flap of cover
The National Library magazine by National Library of Australia( )
in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guide to the National Union Catalogue of Australia by National Library of Australia( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Australian interlibrary resource sharing directory ( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olive Cotton, photographer by Olive Cotton( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patterns in time - Life in the country
Topsy turvy world : fascinating Australian animals by Kirsty Murray( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To the first Europeans who came to Australia, everything seemed topsy turvy. Christmas was in the summer and trees shed their bark but not their leaves. And the animals were bizarre. There was a bird that laughed like a donkey and a type of greyhound that bound along on its hind legs like a hare. There was an animal in Tasmania whose nocturnal screeches sounded like the devil and a river creature that had a ducks bill at one end and a beavers tail at the other. The Europeans had never seen anything like these animals before and gave them names similar to those of the European creatures they already knew. They drew and painted odd pictures of them, showing they did not understand the animals habits. In one illustration, a wombat is standing on its back legs and in another a Tasmanian tiger is wrestling with a platypus of the same size
Australian & New Zealand maritime law journal by Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand( )
in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Treasures from the world's great libraries ( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The CD ROM contains a selection of images from an exhibition shown at the National Library from December 7, 2001-February 24, 2002. The exhibition was organised to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Library and the Centenary of Federation. It featured 161 treasures from 38 great collections in 24 countries, arranged in themes of: Recording and Preserving Knowledge ; Exploring our World ; Scientific Thought and Development ; Religion and Values ; Defining Society ; Literature and Creativity ; Music
National Library of Australia copyright guidelines by National Library of Australia( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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controlled identity Commonwealth National Library (Australia)

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Australia National Library
Australian National Library
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