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Redcliffe historical publications

Updated: Jul 27

We have a large selection of Redcliffe historical books and downloadable ebooks in our collection including:

1904 Tom Petrie's Reminiscences Of Early Queensland:

In 1904, Constance Campbell Petrie wrote a book called “Tom Petrie's Reminiscences Of Early Queensland”. This book also provides a brief sketch of the early days of the colony of Queensland from 1837, through the eyes of her father Tom Petrie. He was considered an authority on First Nations people and in this book there is a wide range of interesting and important information about them, including some vocabulary words.

An original first edition copy of this book is available to view in the Redcliffe Historical Collection in shop 12a in Comino's Arcade and a free downloadable pdf file available to download and view at the following link:

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1925 Redcliffe, Scarborough and Woody Point Illustrated:

A rare 1925 published 36 page book featuring historical aerials and photos of Redcliffe, Scarborough and Woody Point. Only $9.95. for a downloadable pdf book at the following LINK


1932 Redcliffe Tourism Guide

A remastered and republished 1932 Redcliffe Tourist Guide from Queensland Australia. It was originally produced in 1932 and this book has been remastered from the only 2 copies known to be still in existence today, and first reprinted 100 copies in 2016.

Only $9.95. for a downloadable pdf book at the following LINK


Redcliffe Sesquicentenary (150 years) book 1799 to1949

100 pages of local Redcliffe history celebrating 150 years including historical advertisements and photos. First published in 1949 and available as a downloadable pdf file.

Only $9.95. for a downloadable pdf book at the following LINK


1964 Kaloorie Magazine Redcliffe High School yearbook.

A 1964 "Kaloorie" Redcliffe High School Magazine downloadable pdf file . 65 pages.

Only $9.95. for a downloadable pdf book at the following LINK


The Pictorial History of Redcliffe 1824-1949.

Indexed 164 page hardcover. This book, first published in 2017, includes more than 650 illustrations, of Woody Point, Margate, Clontarf, Scarborough and Redcliffe in Queensland Australia. From beautifully detailed archived paintings to artfully crafted historical maps and photos, this rich collection of images are now available in one book for future generations to reference the history of our fabulous Redcliffe. Reprinted in May 2022 with an additional 10 pages, maps and photos, and now indexed. Only $59.95. at the following LINK


The Pictorial History of Redcliffe and the Moreton Bay Region - 1950's-1980's

195 page hardcover, featuring over 1000 images, aerials, photos, advertisements and land sale maps of Redcliffe, Scarborough, Woody Point, Clontarf, Margate, Rothwell, Kippa Ring, Newport, Deception Bay, Mango Hill and North Lakes.

Only $59.95. at the following LINK


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