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Image for Glenorchy 1804-1964.

Glenorchy 1804-1964.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glenorchy City Council: 1986

Seller ID: 5077


Sketches and maps by Mollie Tomlin. 382pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (edges a little rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. Presentation plate on verso of front endpaper. ***Traces the history of Glenorchy from its early days as a farming settlement through urbanisation, to the achievement of city status in 1964. View more info

Image for A History of Dover & Port Esperance Tasmania. Volume 2: Later Years, 1875-1925.

A History of Dover & Port Esperance Tasmania. Volume 2: Later Years, 1875-1925.

By: BEECHEY, Norm & Dorothy Baker.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dover, Tas., Authors: 2000

Seller ID: 35944


4to. xii, 172pp, maps, photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by the authors. ISBN 0957841108 View more info

Image for Ringarooma: one hundred years 1888-1988.

Ringarooma: one hundred years 1888-1988.

By: BENNETT, Olive (and others).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ringarooma (Tas), Authors?: [1988]

Seller ID: 15133


4to. 116pp, illustrated; index. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Huon Valley : a photographic essay.

Huon Valley : a photographic essay.

By: BENNETT, Richard.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Geeveston (Tas.), Author: 1988

Seller ID: 5336


4to. 96pp, map. Case-bound in synthetic cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy ***Colour photography. View more info

Image for The Story of Port Dalrymple : life and work in Northern Tasmania.

The Story of Port Dalrymple : life and work in Northern Tasmania.

By: BETHELL, L.S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Education Dept.: [1957].

Seller ID: 5266


First edition. x, 194pp, 9 maps/plans, illustrated in black and white, index. Original pictorial wrappers (slight fading of spine, otherwise very bright). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Bothwell Revisited, a history : foundation, Federation and the millennium.

Bothwell Revisited, a history : foundation, Federation and the millennium.

By: Bothwell: ELLIS, Shauna (ed).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Bothwell Historical Society: 2001

Seller ID: 13606


4to. 280pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. In fine clean condition. ISBN 095792500X View more info

Image for Robbins Island Saga.

Robbins Island Saga.

By: BUCKBY, Pauline.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Smithton (Tas.), Commercial Finance Co.: 1988

Seller ID: 21083


Foreword by Kerry Pink. 186pp, illustrated, folding map tipped to inside rear cover. Soft covers. Tape marks from a previous covering inside front cover, owner's name, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. ***Robbins Island lies (just) off the far north-west of Tasmania. View more info

Image for Campbell Town, Tasmania : history and centenary of municipal government.

Campbell Town, Tasmania : history and centenary of municipal government.

By: Campbell Town:

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Campbell Town Council: 1966

Seller ID: 15733


Compiled by the Historical Committee of the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). Published in an edition of 1000 numbered copies signed by the Warden - this is #792. 4to. 356pp, illustrations, endpaper maps, index. Pictorial cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Historic New Norfolk, Series IV : St Matthew's Church Burial Records from 13th March 1826 [to] 30th October 1903.

Historic New Norfolk, Series IV : St Matthew's Church Burial Records from 13th March 1826 [to] 30th October 1903.

By: CORDWELL, Stanley; Joe Cowburn & Rita Cox.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Norfolk, Tasmania, New Norfolk Council Historical & Information Centre: nd

Seller ID: 35905


Numbered edition (this is #372) but limitation not stated, signed by the authors. Oblong 4to. 26pp, illus, 54 leaves of burial records, printed rectos only. Staple-bound in cloth-backed soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646157477 View more info

Image for New Norfolk Pioneers and Homes.  Series I.

New Norfolk Pioneers and Homes. Series I.

By: COWBURN, Joe & Rita Cox.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New Norfolk Branch of the National Trust: 1981

Seller ID: 12736


#843 of a numbered edition, limitation not stated [probably 1000]; signed by both authors. Small 8vo. 76pp, b&w illustrations. Soft covers. Ink stamp of an aged care home at head of title-pages, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Glamorgan, Tasmania : the oldest municipality in Australia.

Glamorgan, Tasmania : the oldest municipality in Australia.

By: DAVENPORT, Bill & Ruth Amos

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Swansea, Glamorgan Council: 2000

Seller ID: 33127


Reprint. 198pp, illustrated. Soft covers. View more info

Image for Glamorgan, Tasmania : the oldest municipality in Australia.

Glamorgan, Tasmania : the oldest municipality in Australia.

By: DAVENPORT, Bill & Ruth Amos. Compiled by Ted Ellis; edited by E. Smith & M. Type.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Swansea, Glamorgan Council: 1988

Seller ID: 5475


198pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Small spot on fore-edges, not affecting interior; otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Signed by Ted Ellis. ISBN 0731639723 View more info

Image for Shifting Sands : a history of the Mersey River, Devonport.

Shifting Sands : a history of the Mersey River, Devonport.

By: GARDAM, Faye.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Society: 2001

Seller ID: 30801


Small 4to. 144pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Signed by the author, and with another gift inscription, both on the half-title. ISBN 0959321942 View more info

Image for Southward Ho! : a Southland argosy which sought and found the golden fleece of freedom in the Huon, Tasmania.

Southward Ho! : a Southland argosy which sought and found the golden fleece of freedom in the Huon, Tasmania.

By: GEEVES, Lance.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Franklin (Tas), Huon Newspaper Co.: 1988

Seller ID: 15849


232pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0731645847 ***The dustwrapper adds 'A history of the origin, culture and characteristics of people who settled the Great South Land'. Based on the author's family history, a story of pioneering in the Huon district of southern Tasmania, especially around Geeveston. View more info

Image for Glenorchy 1864-1964 : review of a century of progress, preceded by a brief summary of the pioneer half-century leading up to the proclamation of the Municipality of Glenorchy.

Glenorchy 1864-1964 : review of a century of progress, preceded by a brief summary of the pioneer half-century leading up to the proclamation of the Municipality of Glenorchy.

By: GLENORCHY Council.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, [Glenorchy Council: 1964]

Seller ID: 4651


Oblong 8vo. 87pp, illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. *** Cover title 'A Century in Glenorchy 1864-1964'. View more info

Image for Waratah - Pioneer of the West.

Waratah - Pioneer of the West.

By: GODFREY, Margery.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Municipality of Waratah: 1984

Seller ID: 27813


Large 4to. 119pp, b&w photographs, map. Soft covers, extremities a trifle rubbed. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959055002 ***The district encompassed the rich tin mines at Mt Bischoff, as well gold, silver and osmiridium deposits and, more recently, the iron ore mine at Savage River. View more info

Image for The West Hobart Story.

The West Hobart Story.

By: GOODRICK, Joan.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Shearwater Press: 1994

Seller ID: 21148


Reprint. 218pp, black and white photographs and illustrations, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959018115 View more info

Image for Recollections of North Bruny Island.

Recollections of North Bruny Island.

By: GRAY, F. Oliver.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Richard Lord: 1978

Seller ID: 6083


Second edition (750 copies). 58pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959747311 ***First published privately in an edition of 35 copies. View more info

Image for Further Recollections of North Bruny Island.

Further Recollections of North Bruny Island.

By: GRAY, F. Oliver.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: nd [1985?]

Seller ID: 32916


102pp, illustrations. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0958972907 View more info

Image for A History of Bridport : to commemorate the centenary of the proclamation of the township of Bridport, 1883-1983.

A History of Bridport : to commemorate the centenary of the proclamation of the township of Bridport, 1883-1983.

By: JENNINGS, J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bridport, Author: 1983

Seller ID: 4455


4to. xvi, 220pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Mid-brown cloth with dustwrapper (a little creased at head of spine, with internal tape repair). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959210105 View more info

Image for The Roof of Tasmania : a history of the Central Plateau.

The Roof of Tasmania : a history of the Central Plateau.

By: JETSON, Tim.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Launceston, Pelion Press: 1989

Seller ID: 35892


Small 4to. 174pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0731672143 ***The only thorough work on this 'remote and little-known region of rugged beauty and unpredictable weather': the Aboriginal inhabitants; European exploration; bushrangers; the development of the pastoral, fishing and fur industries; and the generation of hydro-electricity. View more info

Image for Richmond, Tasmania : a crossing place.

Richmond, Tasmania : a crossing place.

By: JONES, Elizabeth.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Richmond Preservation and Development Trust: 1973

Seller ID: 35979


Large 8vo. 80pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Beaconsfield Gold.

By: KERRISON, Janet.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beaconsfield, Rotary Club: 1963

Seller ID: 4412


48pp, illustrated with b&w photographs, map, mine plan. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. View more info

Image for Tasmania's North-East: a comprehensive history of north-eastern Tasmania and its people.

Tasmania's North-East: a comprehensive history of north-eastern Tasmania and its people.

By: LOONE, A.W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Launceston, Typographic Arts (Tas.): 1981

Seller ID: 17653


Facsimile reprint (first published 1928). 148pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Sandy Bay : a history of the Golf Links district.

Sandy Bay : a history of the Golf Links district.

By: LORD, Gwenda M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Taroona, Tas, Richard Lord & Partners: 1998

Seller ID: 30680


4to. 104pp, illustrated, corrigenda slip (at p97). Soft covers; minor scuff top corner of front cover. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646324543 View more info

Image for Of Rascals and Rusty Relics : an introduction to North-East Tasmania.

Of Rascals and Rusty Relics : an introduction to North-East Tasmania.

By: MILLER, G. & S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: 1979

Seller ID: 6069


1000 copies. Small 4to. 106pp, 3 colour and numerous b&w illustrations, endpaper maps. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine slightly faded, now in protective sleeve).A very good clean copy. ***One of relatively few books on this quarter of Tasmania, covering its early history (including the Aborigines and the Bass Strait islands), much on the mining fields of the N-E (including the once sizeable Chinese community), as well as farming, fishing and timber. View more info

Image for The East Coasters.

The East Coasters.

By: NYMAN, Lois.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 4588


236pp, illustrated. Soft-covers, spine slightly sunned. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457361 *** 'The early pioneering history of the east coast of Tasmania' . View more info

Image for New Town : illustrated history 1840-1940.

New Town : illustrated history 1840-1940.

By: PENFOLD, Bill.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1999

Seller ID: 7862


Oblong 4to.92pp, 6 colour plates (5 full-page), 66 b&w illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by Bill Penfold. ISBN 0957733704 ***New Town, a few kilometres north of Sullivan's Cove, was settled early with farms and later the grand houses of the wealthy. It soon became Hobart Town's first suburb. View more info

Recollections at Robigana.

By: PHILLIPS, Joan.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Robigana (Tas), Author: 1982

Seller ID: 20553


xxii, 89pp, illus. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ***The West Tamar, in Tasmania's north. View more info

A Vision Accomplished. Port of Burnie 1970-1995.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Burnie (Tasmania), Burnie Port Authority: 1995

Seller ID: 28810


xii, 146pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0724641831 ***Continues on from Peter Mercer's Gateway to Progress: centenary history of the Marine Board of Burnie (1969). View more info

Image for The West Coast Story.  A History of Western Tasmania and its mining fields.

The West Coast Story. A History of Western Tasmania and its mining fields.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Zeehan, West Coast Pioneers Memorial Museum: 1982

Seller ID: 18301


First edition. 4to. 155pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. Top corner of front cover and first 10pp a little creased, otherwise a good+ clean copy. View more info

Image for And Wealth for Toil : a history of north-west and western Tasmania 1825-1900.

And Wealth for Toil : a history of north-west and western Tasmania 1825-1900.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Burnie, Harris & Co.: 1990

Seller ID: 24855


First edition. 4to. 388pp, well illustrated, general & biographical indexes. Maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0731699270 View more info

Image for And Wealth for Toil : a history of north-west and western Tasmania 1825-1900.

And Wealth for Toil : a history of north-west and western Tasmania 1825-1900.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Burnie, Harris & Co.: 1990

Seller ID: 5482


First edition. 4to. 388pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, general & biographical indexes. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine quite faded). A good to very good clean copy. ISBN 0731699270 View more info

Image for The Historic Buildings of Windsor and Richmond.

The Historic Buildings of Windsor and Richmond.

By: PROUDFOOT, Helen.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Kangaroo Press: 1987

Seller ID: 33712


4to. 64pp, map, illustrations. Soft covers (a trifle marked), otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0864171277 View more info

The North East [Tasmania].

By: REID, Owen.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Curriculum Centre, Education Department: 1977

Seller ID: 11119


4to. 62pp, illus. Stapled in stiif pictorial wrappers. Very good. ***Includes the Fingal Valley and St Helens districts. View more info

Image for On the Tide : stories of the Tamar.

On the Tide : stories of the Tamar.

By: Richardson, Peter (ed).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Launceston Library: 2005

Seller ID: 13865


Published with support of the Friends of the Launceston Library. Oblong 4to. 180pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0957937903 ***The first of a series of three: a collection of 85 short pieces on the history of the Tamar River (from the city of Launceston to Bass Strait), first published in the local press, and each accompanied by an illustration. View more info

Image for On the Tide : stories of the Tamar.

On the Tide : stories of the Tamar.

By: Richardson, Peter (ed).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Launceston Library: 2005

Seller ID: 20638


Published with support of the Friends of the Launceston Library. Third impression. Oblong 4to. 180pp, illustrated. Soft covers, extremities slightly rubbed; otherwise a good clean copy. Owner's name at head of title-page. ISBN 0957937903 ***The first of a series of three: a collection of 85 short pieces on the history of the Tamar River (from the city of Launceston to Bass Strait), first published in the local press, and each accompanied by an illustration. View more info

Image for On the Tide 2 : more stories of the Tamar.

On the Tide 2 : more stories of the Tamar.

By: Richardson, Peter (ed).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Launceston Library: 2003

Seller ID: 27486


Published with support of the Friends of the Launceston Library. Oblong 4to. 216pp, illustrated, folding map at rear. A fine clean copy. ISBN 095793792X ***A collection of 98 short pieces on the history of the Tamar River (from the city of Launceston to Bass Strait), first published in the local press, and each accompanied by an illustration. View more info

Image for Brooklyn Underground : transcriptions and family histories for Lower Hawkesbury burials.

Brooklyn Underground : transcriptions and family histories for Lower Hawkesbury burials.

By: RICHMOND, Tom.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berowra Heights, NSW, Deerubbin Press: 2003

Seller ID: 33310


48pp, map, black & white photographs. Stapled in stiff wrappers. Very good. ISBN 0958574499 View more info

Battery Point : today and yesterday.

By: ROWNTREE, Amy.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Education Dept.: 1951

Seller ID: 20854


With Appendices on Anglesea Barracks by Brigadier E.M. Dollery and W.H. Hudspeth. First edition. 138pp, vi (index), illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Still the only published history of Hobart's historic Battery Point. View more info

Image for Battery Point : today and yesterday.

Battery Point : today and yesterday.

By: ROWNTREE, Amy.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Adult Education Board of Tas/Melbourne University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 5005


With Appendices on Anglesea Barracks by Brigadier E.M. Dollery and W.H. Hudspeth. Reprint. 138pp, vi (index), black and white illustrations and photographs, including maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Still the only published history of Hobart's historic Battery Point. View more info

Image for The Early Settlement of Sandy Bay.

The Early Settlement of Sandy Bay.

By: ROWNTREE, Amy. Illustrated by Fearn Rowntree.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Authors?: 1959

Seller ID: 21269


#1477 of a 'limited edition'. 60pp, illustrated. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (slight chipping at head of spine, a couple of trifling stains to front, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***The limitation is not stated, but we believe it to have been 1500 copies; the number here is hand-written, as more often than not (some are ink-stamped). View more info

Image for Hobart Town. Van Diemen's Land.

Hobart Town. Van Diemen's Land.

By: ROWNTREE, Fearn.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1953?

Seller ID: 25621


Oblong 8vo. [64]pp, illustrations. Stapled in stiff wrappers as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Pencil sketches of colonial-era buildings in Hobart, some taken from photographs, others of buildings since demolished. View more info

Image for Battery Point Sketch Book.

Battery Point Sketch Book.

By: ROWNTREE, Fearn.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1953?

Seller ID: 25620


Oblong 8vo. [48]pp, illustrations, map. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued; slight wear down the spine. A good clean copy. View more info

Image for Sandy Bay Connections. Proceedings of a conference on the history of Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania; held at Wrest Point Hotel Casino on 10 May 1997.

Sandy Bay Connections. Proceedings of a conference on the history of Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania; held at Wrest Point Hotel Casino on 10 May 1997.

By: Sandy Bay:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sandy Bay Historical Society: 1997

Seller ID: 5018


4to. 74pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Papers on Norfolk Islanders in Sandy Bay, the Rifle Range site and the University of Tasmania, the General Store, the Beach House Hotel, Frederick Medhurst, the Lipscombes. View more info

Image for A History of Deloraine : from the earliest settlement to the present day.

A History of Deloraine : from the earliest settlement to the present day.

By: SKEMP, J.R.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Author?: 1964

Seller ID: 7253


50pp, double-page map and 6 b&w photographs. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Pitt Water Chronicles. Volume 2.

Pitt Water Chronicles. Volume 2.

By: Sorell:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Historical Society of Sorell: May,2017

Seller ID: 35294


4to. 88pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 099433981X View more info

Image for A Pictorial History of Wyong Shire : in five volumes.

A Pictorial History of Wyong Shire : in five volumes.

By: STINSON, Edward.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NSW, Wyong Shire Council: 1979-1984

Seller ID: 34181


Five volumes. Oblong 4to. Each volume approx 150pp of b&w photographic illustrations, with detailed captions. Soft covers; those of the first three violumes neatly covered in contact plastic. View more info

Image for They Can Carry Me Out : memories of Port Melbourne.

They Can Carry Me Out : memories of Port Melbourne.

By: Vintage Port: Worth Preserving Project.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society: 2001

Seller ID: 31444


Edited by Pat Grainger. Second edition. 4to. 96pp, black & white photographs and illustrations, folding back cover flap with indexed map. Soft covers (very lightly rubbed). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646078585 View more info

Image for A Short History of Circular Head and its pioneers, also of the V.D.L. Company.

A Short History of Circular Head and its pioneers, also of the V.D.L. Company.

By: VON STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Evandale (Tas.), Author: 1952

Seller ID: 4503


First edition. 56pp, black and white photographs and illustrations, maps. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued (slight mark inside front cover from removal of sticker). A very good clean copy. View more info