Detailed Listing

The following books are published by or available through the Richmond River Historical Society, which promotes Lismore and district history through its publications. They can be purchased at the Museum at 165 Molesworth Street during opening hours for the prices listed. If you would like copies posted to you, please go to the Publications Order Form, which provides the prices including postage and packing.

Dunoon 2480  by Denis Matthews  $25.00

Dunoon 2480 presents a window on the history of the village of Dunoon, and surrounding district, from the days of early European settlement.

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Bundjalung Jugun: Bundjalung Country  by Jennifer Hoff  $50.00

The inspiring story of the Bundjalung nation and how and why they survived the European invasion of their traditional lands.

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Lismore Musical Festival: history and memories  by Margaret Henderson  $40.00

A history of the Lismore Music Festival Society from its beginnings in 1908.

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New Italy Remembered  compiled by Kevin Olivieri  $15.00

A photographic treatment of the fascinating history of the settlement of New Italy – the people and their lifestyle.

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Waters of the Richmond River North Arm – Floods in Lismore to 1974  compiled by Kevin Olivieri  $20.00

A photographic record of floods in Lismore from the 1880s to the present day.

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Men and a River (Second Edition)  by Louise Tiffany Daley  $25.00

Long recognised as the definitive history of early European settlement in the Richmond River region.

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Historic Sites of Lismore and District  $2.00

A guide to the location of some of the most important and interesting historical sites in and around Lismore.

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Eating on the Richmond: an anthology of food  $10.00
A history of food and cooking, including recipes.
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Wartime on the Richmond 1939-1945  compiled and edited by Annette Potts and Marelle Lee  $10.00

Dedicated to all those brave men, women and children from the Richmond River District who played a role in the defence of Australia

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A Festival of Photographs  compiled by Margaret Henderson  $6.50

A selection of photographs of the Lismore Musical Festival.

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A Stroll Around The Block  by Robyn Braithwaite  $25.00

Explore the fascinating past of Lismore’s CBD with this historical guidebook.

A Short History of the Richmond River compiled by Louise T Daley  $4.50

A 24 page booklet

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The Town and Country Journal on the Richmond  selected and edited by Marcia Mullins $8.00

Settlement and progress in the Richmond River District 1870-1892

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The Lost Echo  by James Green  $10.00

The story of the Richmond, originally published 1910.

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Royal Celebrations in Lismore and District  by Annette Potts  $2.50

Commemorating the royal golden jubilee and the visit to Lismore on 9-10 February 1954 of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Battlers’ Boomtown: Coraki in the early 1890s  by Pauline Curby  $5.00

A social history of the township of Coraki in its early years.

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Then & Now  by Maurice Ryan  $10.00

A collection of historical vignettes from around the Richmond Valley, arising from superimposing current streetscapes upon those of the past.

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Early Lismore Photographs (Historical Photographs Series 1)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Early Lismore Photographs
Early Timber Photographs (HPS 2)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Early Timber Photographs
Early Shipping Photographs (HPS 3)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Early Shipping Photographs
Early Ballina Photographs (HPS 4)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Early Ballina Photographs
Cattle Kings Photographs (HPS 5)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Cattle Kings Photographs
Children in History Photographs (HPS 6)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Children in History Photogrphs
Early Mid-Richmond Photographs (HPS 7)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Early Mid-Richmond Photographs
Early Dairying Photographs  (HPS 8)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Early Dairying Photographs
Early Byron Bay Photographs (HPS 9)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Early Byron Bay Photographs
Early Casino Photographs (HPS 10)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Early Casino Photographs
More Early Lismore Photographs  (HPS 11)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - More Early Lismore Photographs
Early Nimbin Photographs (HPS 12)  $9.50  thumbnail cover - Early Nimbin Photographs
The Aborigines of the Richmond Area  by Marjorie J. Oakes  $3.50


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The Sugar Industry on the Richmond River  by Ted Trudgeon $6.50


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Brief History of the Richmond Valley  by Louise T. Daley and Ted Trudgeon $3.50


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Timber: Cedar and the Development of the Richmond Valley
by Ted Trudgeon  $6.50
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The Dairying Industry of the Richmond Valley
by Ted Trudgeon et al. $6.50
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Transport and Communications in the Richmond River Valley
by G. Hall and T. Trudgeon  $3.50
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Shops of Lismore, chromolithographic supplement to the Northern Star  26th September 1891  $25.00

A2 size colour poster

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The Richmond Cedar Getters Broadsheet  $1.50

A1 size poster

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Lismore in Local History Broadsheet  $1.50

A1 size poster

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History of the Richmond District: Shipping Broadsheet  $1.50

A1 size poster

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History of the Richmond District Broadsheet $1.50

A1 size poster

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