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Books for Sale

The Society offers a range of interesting books for sale. Click on the following titles to find out more or call us on (02) 6670 2273:

The Ghost of Duck Creek, The Tamworth Show, Poems and short stories.

Jack Watts

Jack stories whether amusing or sadly serious are told in the manner of story tellers of old and give us a glimpse of life in the country half a century or so ago.

$9.00 each

Glimpses at the Past - Memories of the Tweed Coast and Hinterland

David Rae

A comprehensive, richly illustrated exploration.

$45.00 each

Reflections, The Tweed Valley Since Federation

The Combined Tweed Historical Societies

A collections of photographs of the Tweed Valley comparing yesterday and today.


A History of Bunyips - Australia's Great Mystery Water Beasts

Josie Flett

A history of Bunyips, Australia's Great Mystery Water Beasts. An authentic history of the terrifying and mysterious creature which once haunted the creeks and billabomgs of Australia.

$15.00 each


A letter from Snowy

Quentin Snow

The story of two girls at a loss to understand their father's wartime experiences.

$10.00 each

Red Sunday

Murwillumbah Historical Society

The new revised and reformatted 2nd edition of the complete story of Murwillumbah's disastrous fire of 1907.

$15.00 each

My Mother Told Me - Memories of a Pioneering Family

Florence Bray

Step back in time with the author.

$10.00 each

Historical Manuscript of the Tweed

Harold Denning

Originally commissioned by Tweed Shire Council to be published in 1988, Australia's Bicentennial year, this is a pioneer publication and broke new ground in documenting the history of the Tweed district and its towns. Interestingly told and richly illustrated with historic photographs, this book is an asset to any collection.

SPECIAL $5.00 each

Tales of our Times

Ron Johansen

Interesting stories told with flair and humour of the history around the people and places of the Tweed Valley with Murwillumbah being the main focal point. The author was born and raised in the area and was one of the town's local historians and President of Murwillumbah Historical Society from 1992 to 2011. He gathered a wealth of information over the years on Murwillumbah and the Tweed Valley and much of the history can be found only in these volumes. Each volume is $22 separately or buy all 12 volumes and pay for only 11 - $242 (save $22).

12 volumes at $22.00 each

Under The Pinnacle

Norm Smith

Norm describes the history of the Brays Creek area in great detail and the book fill a gap in the recorded history of that part of the Tweed and provides great reading.

$25.00 each