Book Showcase

  • Elizabeth Chifley's Recipes

    Elizabeth Chifley's Recipes

    by Angie Peard
    Down Busby Street: Neighbourhood Recipes From Elizabeth Chifley’s Collection contains some of the favourites from the wife of the former prime minister and Bathurst boy Ben. recipes. The cookbook is available for purchase from the Bathurst District Historical Society Museum's Bookshop.
  • Gudyarra, The First Wiradyuri War of Resistance

    Gudyarra, The First Wiradyuri War of Resistance

    by Stephen Gapps
    In his recently published book Gudyarra, The First Wiradyuri War of Resistance, award-winning historian Stephen Gapps tells of the occupation of Wiradyuri Country and the resistance warfare between 1822 and 1824 around the Bathurst region. On sale at the Museum's Bookshop!
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About our Bookshop

The main rooms of the Society include a sales centre situated in front of the Museum's indoor entrance which sells one of the largest selections of local historical publications concerning Bathurst and district by local historians. A small assortment of souvenirs, framed local historical photos ready to hang, postcards and locally made jams are also available. Several CDs, suitable for researchers, are also stocked. The Society has a series of historical information sheets such as Walking Tours of Bathurst, Army Camp, Cox's Road, Ben Hall's Raid on Bathurst, etc.

In this area can be seen a Victorian era stuffed bird diorama, scale model of Bathurst's Uniting Church and one of No. 1 George Street, a Penny Farthing bike and a topical display cabinet.

There is also a self-help research desk with a computer showing some research material as well as a selection of local history books.

The Society is currently planning an online shop, a completion date is yet to be advised.