Free sample files and indexes

Currently most listings here are samples from the Archive Digital Books Australasia range of historic data CDs.

The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s.

Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.

Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive.

Asia

A Voyage Round the World - more info - Sample file
Colonial Office List 1863 - more info - Sample file
Colonial Office List 1870 - more info - Sample file

Australia - National

Australian Men of Mark 1889 - more info - Sample file
The Australian Lutheran 1931-1940 - more info - Sample file
A Colonial Tramp: Travels and Adventures in Australia and New Guinea - more info - Sample file
A Glance at Australia in 1880: Embracing a Squatters and Farmers Directory of the Whole of Australia - more info - Sample file
A Voyage Round the World - more info - Sample file
Active Service with Australia in the Middle East - more info - Sample file
An Octogenarian's Reminiscences - more info - Sample file
Anzac Memorial - more info - Sample file
As You Were 1946 - more info - Sample file
As You Were 1947 - more info - Sample file
As You Were 1948 - more info - Sample file
As You Were 1949 - more info - Sample file
As You Were 1950 - more info - Sample file
Aussie: The Australian Soldiers' Magazine - more info - Sample file
Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook 1883 - more info - Sample file
Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook 1886 - more info - Sample file
Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook 1892 - more info - Sample file
Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook 1896 - more info - Sample file
Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook 1900 - more info - Sample file
Australasian Methodist Ministerial General Index 1896 - more info - Sample file
Australasiatic Reminiscences of Twenty-three Years' Wanderings in Tasmania and the Australias - more info - Sample file
Australia and New Zealand - more info - Sample file
Australia From a Woman's Point of View - more info - Sample file
Australian Blue Book 1942 - more info - Sample file
Australian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time - more info - Sample file
Australian Etiquette 1885: Rules and Usages of the Best Society in the Australasian Colonies - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1873 - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1877 - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1878 - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1879 - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1881 - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1882 - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1884 - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1885 - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1886 - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1887 - more info - Sample file
Australian Handbook 1904 - more info - Sample file
Australian Pastoral Directory 1913 - more info - Sample file
Australian Pastoral Directory 1923 - more info - Sample file
Australian Pastoral Directory 1925 - more info - Sample file
Australian Pastoral Directory 1931 - more info - Sample file
Australian Pastoral Directory 1954 - more info - Sample file
Australian Pioneers and Reminicences - more info - Sample file
Australian Representative Men - more info - Sample file
Blair's Cyclopaedia of Australasia - more info - Sample file
Colonial Facts and Fictions - more info - Sample file
Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners Report 1850 - more info - Sample file
Colonial Office List 1863 - more info - Sample file
Colonial Office List 1870 - more info - Sample file
Commonwealth Public Service List 1904 ('Stud Book') - more info - Sample file
Commonwealth Public Service List 1920 - more info - Sample file
Cook's Interstate Business Directory 1937 - more info - Sample file
Dead Heart of Australia - more info - Sample file
Dictionary of Australasian Biography - more info - Sample file
Dictionary of Australian Biography - more info - Sample file
Founders of Australia and their Descendants - more info - Sample file
Friedrich Wurfel Family History 1880-1982 - more info - Sample file
H.M.A.S. - more info - Sample file
H.M.S. Buffalo - more info - Sample file
Handbook to Australasia 1859 - more info - Sample file
History of Australasia - more info - Sample file
History of the 10th Battalion AIF - more info - Sample file
HMAS Mk III - more info - Sample file
HMAS Mk IV - more info - Sample file
Irish in Australia - more info - Sample file
Johns's Notable Australians 1906 - more info - Sample file
Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia - more info - Sample file
Kennedy's Colonial Travel: A Narrative of 4 Year's Tour Through Australia, New Zealand and Canada - more info - Sample file
Khaki and Green - more info - Sample file
Landsborough's Expedition in Search of Burke and Wills - more info - Sample file
Last Voyage to India and Australia in the 'Sunbeam' by Lady Brassey 1886-1887 - more info - Sample file
Life and Progress in Australasia - more info - Sample file
Loxton's Medical Directory 1911 - more info - Sample file
Medical Directory 1915 - more info - Sample file
Motor Trade Directory of Australia 1930 - more info - Sample file
Motor Trade Directory of Australia 1936-37 - more info - Sample file
My Australian Girlhood: Sketches and Impressions of Bush Life - more info - Sample file
Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies - more info - Sample file
Native Tribes of South-East Australia - more info - Sample file
Newspaper Press Directory 1927 - more info - Sample file
Official Records of the Australian Military Contingents to the War in South Africa 1899-1902 - more info - Sample file
Old Colonials - more info - Sample file
On Guard - more info - Sample file
Opals and Agates: Memories of Fifty Years of Australia and Polynesia - more info - Sample file
Our Australian Colonies - more info - Sample file
Past and Present Australian Life, Being for the Most Part Personal Reminiscences - more info - Sample file
Pictures of the Past: Memories of Men I Have Met and Places I Have Seen - more info - Sample file
Pioneering Days: Thrilling Incidents in the Early Sixties - more info - Sample file
Round the Compass in Australia - more info - Sample file
Roving Editors 1918 - more info - Sample file
SAS: A Pictorial History of the Australian Special Air Service 1957-1997 - more info - Sample file
Seven Years in the Australian Bush - more info - Sample file
Soldiering On: The Australian Army at Home and Overseas - more info - Sample file
Story of a Battalion: 48th Battalion of the AIF - more info - Sample file
The Aborigines: Their Present Condition - more info - Sample file
The Australian Lutheran 1913-1920 - more info - Sample file
The Australian Lutheran 1921-1930 - more info - Sample file
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