Books

Townsville Museum has a comprehensive collection of limited edition Books for sale by well known North Queensland Authors. Browse through our range on this site and order online. Follow the link to place an order. New releases will be coming soon.

Race Relations in North Queensland

A collection of experiences from around the north.
Price: $ 16.00

A Christmas Card in April

Station life on the Palmer River in the 1940s and 1950s.
Price: $ 16.00

A Cup of Tea a Bex and a Good Lie Down

Medication abuse in Australia.
Price: $ 15.00

Discovering Australasia

Essays on Philippine- Australian interactions.
Price: $ 11.00

From Bush to Station

Aboriginal labour in the North Queensland pastoral industry 1861-1897.
Price: $ 11.00

Frontier Town

Helga Griffin’s book gives insight into issues that affected Townsvilleans in the first two decades of Townsville’s life. It is an informative study of the history of the town and its economy...
Price: $ 30.00

Gateway to a Golden Land

Townsville to 1884.
Price: $ 25.00

Gold Iron and Steam

The industrial archaeology of the Palmer Goldfield.
Price: $ 12.00

Goldfields That Made Townsville

This book investigates the goldfields of Cape River, Ravenswood and Charters Towers which assisted in the development of Townsville and formed two of the north’s biggest inland towns, Ravenswood...
Price: $ 33.00

Health and Healing

Health issues in tropical Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Price: $ 11.00

Letters from Laura

A bush schoolmaster in Cape York Peninsula 1892-96.
Price: $ 11.00

News from Nulla

Correspondence of Rebecca and George Cain, 1886 to 1877.
Price: $ 10.00

No Swank Here

The development of the Whitsundays as a tourist destination to the early 1970s.
Price: $ 12.00

Partner in Progress

A history of electricity supply in North Queensland from 1897 to 1987.
Price: $ 11.00

Peripheral Visions

Essays on Australian regional and local history.
Price: $ 16.00

Random Recollections 1913-2005

Don McDonald’s Random Recollections 1913-2005 is a memoir about his life growing up and working in Townsville. It also covers his years in military service overseas and his eventual return to...
Price: $ 25.00

The Bowly Papers

Letters 1873-78, Reminiscences, & Photographs 1873-91, of C.W. Bowly in North Queensland.
Price: $ 22.00

Townsville 1888

A collection of annotated photographs.
Price: $ 18.00

Watermelon and Custard

Memories of Boarding School at St. Bernard,Herberton.
Price: $ 29.00

Well Beaten Paths

Aborigines of the Herbert Burdekin District, North Queensland. An ethnographic and archaeological Study.

Price: $ 16.00