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Image for A Reid and Shakespeare family history.

A Reid and Shakespeare family history.

By: WARD, Malcolm.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2014

Seller ID: 33453


184pp, illustrated in b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0980307023 View more info

Image for A Story of a Pioneering Family in Van Diemen's Land.

A Story of a Pioneering Family in Van Diemen's Land.

By: DOUGHARTY, Kate Hamilton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Launceston, Author?: 1953

Seller ID: 10255


Preface by Karl von Stieglitz. 96pp. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. Owner's small name stamp inside front wrapper. ***A fictionalised account of the author's forebears - the Grey and Innes families - in early VDL. View more info

Image for All That We Inherit: being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and the reminiscences and memories of James Backhouse Walker and Sarah Benson Walker, the wife of George Washington Walker, banker, both of early Hobart Town, Tasmania.

All That We Inherit: being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and the reminiscences and memories of James Backhouse Walker and Sarah Benson Walker, the wife of George Washington Walker, banker, both of early Hobart Town, Tasmania.

By: WALKER, Peter Benson.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1968

Seller ID: 5411


500 numbered copies, signed by the author. Small 8vo. 158pp, illus, 7 pedigrees. Blue cloth and clear acetate dustwrapper. Slight offsetting on endpapers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for An Early Tasmanian Story : with the Oakdens, Cowies, Parramores, Tullochs and Hoggs.

An Early Tasmanian Story : with the Oakdens, Cowies, Parramores, Tullochs and Hoggs.

By: BAILEY, Anne and Robin.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Toorak, Vic, Blenallen Press: 2004

Seller ID: 17785


428pp, b&w and colour illus, b&w photographs, maps. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0646432273 ***Family history. 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 Building on Firm Foundations. The Cooper family in Tasmania: stonemasons, builders and architects.

Building on Firm Foundations. The Cooper family in Tasmania: stonemasons, builders and architects.

By: DOOLEY, Lorraine.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2014

Seller ID: 32774


xii, 243pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers with french flaps. Fine (new). Signed by the author. ISBN 0992482100 *** The story of five generations of the Cooper family in Tasmania - and in the building trades - since 1855, with an emphasis on its considerable contribution to the built heritage of Hobart. View more info

Image for Built by Seabrook : Hobart buildings constructed by the Seabrook family from the 1830s.

Built by Seabrook : Hobart buildings constructed by the Seabrook family from the 1830s.

By: WARD, Malcolm.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2006

Seller ID: 22152


Oblong 4to. 110pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0980307007 ***Several generations of Seabrooks constructed numerous public buildings and private residences in Hobart, including many Henry Hunter designs. View more info

Image for Bush Life in Tasmania Fifty Years Ago : an account of pioneer work in Devon.

Bush Life in Tasmania Fifty Years Ago : an account of pioneer work in Devon.

By: FENTON, James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), C.L. Richmond & Sons: 1964

Seller ID: 21952


Facsimile, first published in 1891 (Ferguson 9582). 204pp, frontis portrait of author, map, 4 illustrations. Case-bound in blue cloth (as issued, without a wrapper). A very good clean copy. View more info

Daddy We Hardly Knew You.

By: GREER, Germaine.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1989

Seller ID: 31374


312pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges a little yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Exiled Three Times Over! : profiles of Norfolk Islanders exiled in Van Diemen's Land 1807-13.

Exiled Three Times Over! : profiles of Norfolk Islanders exiled in Van Diemen's Land 1807-13.

By: SCHAFFER, Irene & Thelma McKay.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, St David's Park Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 5028


First (only) edition. 244pp, with index. Pictorial papered boards (as issued, without dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0724621695 View more info

Image for From Green Knowe to Green Hill and Beyond : a strand of the Reid story.

From Green Knowe to Green Hill and Beyond : a strand of the Reid story.

By: REID, O.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1989

Seller ID: 19189


Small 4to. 122pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0731667182 ***Family history - James Reid and family, from Edinburgh, arrived in Van Diemen's Land in January 1823 - with something of the author's own life and career in the Tasmanian Education Department. Much on the Circular Head district. View more info

Image for Growing Up in Stanley 1920-1940 : recollections of boyhood.

Growing Up in Stanley 1920-1940 : recollections of boyhood.

By: WELLS, Max.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Author?: 1988

Seller ID: 21026


Small 4to. 64pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for History of the Church of Christ, Collins Street, Hobart, 1872-1991.

History of the Church of Christ, Collins Street, Hobart, 1872-1991.

By: NEVILLE, Cecil C..

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, [The Church?]: [1991]

Seller ID: 35860


180pp, b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Index to The Advocate : Births, Deaths and Marriages 1926-1930.

Index to The Advocate : Births, Deaths and Marriages 1926-1930.

By: North-west and Western Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Burnie (Tasmania), Genealogical Society of Tasmania (Burnie Branch): 1999

Seller ID: 32682


4to. 197pp. Stapled with cloth tape backstrip and limp cover. Slight creasing to lower corner of back cover and last few pages, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 1876445238 View more info

Image for Inscriptions in Stone. St David's Burial Ground 1804-1872: a record of some early history of Hobart Town from head stones of Van Diemen's Land's first cemetery.

Inscriptions in Stone. St David's Burial Ground 1804-1872: a record of some early history of Hobart Town from head stones of Van Diemen's Land's first cemetery.

By: LORD, Richard.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, St George's Church, Battery Point: 1976

Seller ID: 6474


1000 numbered copies. 210pp, colour frontis, illustrated. Corrigenda slip loosely inserted. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for John Ralston of Hampden 1850-1908: his life, ancestry and legacies.

John Ralston of Hampden 1850-1908: his life, ancestry and legacies.

By: RALSTON, Anntoinette M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Launceston, John Ralston Estate: 2004

Seller ID: 26637


100 copies only (though not stated). Tall 4to. 114pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. Fine. ***Ralston was a wealthy Tasmanian pastoralist, whose will provided for an extraordinary charitable trust. Amongst the beneficiaries is the University of Tasmania, with its Ralston chairs of Biology and Zoology. View more info

Image for Launceston Family Album : a selection of stories from the passport photographic album of the Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892

Launceston Family Album : a selection of stories from the passport photographic album of the Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892

By: Launceston:

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Friends of the Library, Launceston: 2007

Seller ID: 31600


Limited edition of 40 numbered copies only. 4to. iv, 132pp, illustrations, portraits. Case-bound in full green leather with matching slipcase. Includes an alphabetical index of names. Fine. *** 'Published as an archival record...' These stories were published each Saturday as the 'Launceston Family Album' series in The Examiner, 3 September 2005 to 4 August 2007. View more info

Oatlands District Historical Society Chronicle, No 5, October 2008.

By: Oatlands:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oatlands, (Tas), The Society: 2008

Seller ID: 25827


4to. 56pp, illus. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***Includes articles on the Fox family, colonial cures, St Peter's Pass, CWA, Tasmanian Racing Club. View more info

Oatlands District Historical Society Chronicle, No 6, October 2010.

By: Oatlands:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oatlands, (Tas), The Society: 2010

Seller ID: 35381


4to. 60pp, illus. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***Includes articles on the American rebel-convicts working in the Midlands; cases from the Oatlands Court House; St Peters Pass; the Molloy family, the Peter Foundry, Launceston. View more info

Of Yesteryear and Nowadays : my childrens' family history.

By: EDWARDS, Paul Bathurst.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hawley Beach, Tasmania, Author: 1994

Seller ID: 31413


Issued in an edition of 200 numbered copies; this one out-of-series (unnumbered) and not signed by the author. 4to. 116pp, illustrated, family trees. Case-bound in synthetic cloth (lacks the dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646190288 ***The forebears include Colonel William Sorell (Lt-Governor of Van Diemen's Land 1817-24), Anthony Fenn Kemp, and William Kermode Archer. View more info

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Port Cygnet English Convicts.

By: COAD, David.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kingston (Tas), Author: 2017

Seller ID: 35040


4to. 264pp, illustrated with black & white photographs, index. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0980692377 *** 86 mainly English convicts (includes a few Irish and Scots who married an English convict) who settled in the Port Cygnet district of southern Tasmania from the 1840s. View more info

Image for Tasmania's Forgotten Frontier : a history of exploration, exploitation and settlement around Tasmania's far north-east coast.

Tasmania's Forgotten Frontier : a history of exploration, exploitation and settlement around Tasmania's far north-east coast.

By: BESWICK, John.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2017

Seller ID: 35367


Large 8vo. 250pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0995408262 View more info

Tasmanian Ancestry : Index to Volumes 21--25. Journal of the Tasmanian Family History Society.

By: RACKHAM, Sally

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Family History Society: 2007

Seller ID: 32659


172pp. Soft covers. Very good. View more info

Image for Tasmanian Friends and Foes, feathered, furred and finned : a family chronicle of country life, natural history, and veritable adventure.

Tasmanian Friends and Foes, feathered, furred and finned : a family chronicle of country life, natural history, and veritable adventure.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $625.00

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward: 1881

Seller ID: 22896


With coloured plates, from drawings by the Author and other illustrations. Second edition. Small 4to. [ii], 260pp, 8 coloured plates. Original green cloth, decorated in gold, black and blind; head and tail of spine rubbed and just beginning to fray, corners less so. All edges gilt. Slight foxing on a couple of early pages, otherwise the text is clean, as are all the plates. A good to very good copy. *** Ferguson 12515. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 58 : number 1.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: April2011

Seller ID: 29501


118pp, black & white illustrations. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ***Eldershaw memorial Lecture 2010 - John Hirst, 'Quite conrary: turning over Australian history' / Death and convict transportation / Free children transported with convict parents / A Yorkshire rebel's (William Rice) struggle to obrtain his freedom / Daniel Herbert / William Cuffay in Tasmania / Eugene Rossiet Lennon / Thomas Meagher, Sgt Daniel Murphy and the Bennett family, Richmond, Tasmania. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 9. Family and Gender in Australia and Tasmania.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2004

Seller ID: 18259


Small 4to. 147pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes papers from the Centre's 2003 conference, as well as three from the special 'Windschuttle debate' conference in Launceston May 2003. Anna Haebich: 'Bridging the Gap - Assimilation and Aboriginal Women and Their Households'. Patricia Grimshaw and Sharon Low: 'Looking Again at the Women's Vote in Tasmania'. Marilyn Lake: 'Translating Needs into Rights - Race, Manhood and the Family Wage'. Andrew Piper: 'Admission to... View more info

Image for Tasmanians Remember 1900-1969.

Tasmanians Remember 1900-1969.

By: GOC, Nicola.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Gentrx: 1999

Seller ID: 7589


Tall 4to. 208pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy - signed by the author. ***An illustrated oral history : Family Life, School Days, Getting There, Leisure Time, Going to Town, Black Tuesday. View more info

Image for The Abel Family : Part 1.

The Abel Family : Part 1.

By: SIMS, Peter C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Quoiba, Author: 1985

Seller ID: 7793


4to. [18] (paginated as 1-9, printed rectos only) 10-196pp (the last printed on inside of rear cover), a few b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for The Diaries of John Helder Wedge.

The Diaries of John Helder Wedge.

By: WEDGE, John Helder (edited by The Hon. Mr Justice Crawford, W.F.Ellis and G.H.Stancombe).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1963

Seller ID: 30552


Second impression (500 copies). Small 4to. xliv, 100pp, frontis portrait, full-page map, Wedge family tree, 2 illustrations. Blue cloth, as issued (without dustwrapper). In fine (unused) condition. ***Wedge, an early Van Diemen's Land surveyor and explorer, was later a member of the Port Phillip Association and a participant in the foundation of Melbourne. View more info

The Journals of Charlotte Cleveland.

By: MORRIS, Gill.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Friends of the Library, Launceston: 2006

Seller ID: 21491


(Local History Series, No. 1.) 88pp, illus. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0977546209 ***Charlotte Cleveland (1819-84) arrived in Launceston, Van Diemen's Land, with her husband William and four small children in August 1852. William had previously been in the colony 1838-42, trading cargo between Launceston, Adelaide and Sydney in his vessel 'Munford', and had bought property near Launceston before his return to England. The family lived in Launceston until 1864 whe... View more info

Image for The Knopwood Historical Lectures: a pioneer history of Derwent's south-east shore.  A Bicentenary project.

The Knopwood Historical Lectures: a pioneer history of Derwent's south-east shore. A Bicentenary project.

By: Knopwood

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rokeby, Tasmania, Rokeby High School: 1988

Seller ID: 13607


#356 of 500 numbered copies. 126pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Overview of the Knopwood Historical Lectures (by Alison Alexander); Daniel Stanfield and the Rokeby Mill (Michael Stanfield); Chipman and Morrisby families (Dr R.W. Halliday); George Stokell: pioneer settler (Adrian Collins); Robert Mather: pioneer settler (Robert Mather); Robert Knopwood (Dr Geoffrey Stephens); South Arm with special reference to the Gellibrand family (Ted Bezzant);... View more info

Image for The Many-Coloured Land : a return to Ireland.

The Many-Coloured Land : a return to Ireland.

By: KOCH, Christopher.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Picador: 2002

Seller ID: 22346


First edition. 246pp. Soft covers. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0330363832 ***The Tasmanian novelist tours the land of (some of) his forebears, including the Devereux family. View more info

Image for The O'Connors of Connorville : a great Australian story.

The O'Connors of Connorville : a great Australian story.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2017

Seller ID: 35534


Large 8vo. 306pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers with French flaps. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0995381437 View more info

Image for The Royal Marine and the Convict : Samuel Thorne, James Ward and their heritage at Pitt Water and the Lower Ferry.

The Royal Marine and the Convict : Samuel Thorne, James Ward and their heritage at Pitt Water and the Lower Ferry.

By: WARD, Malcolm.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Orford (Tas), Family and Property History Research: 2016

Seller ID: 34943


4to. 112pp, well illustrated, index. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0980307031 View more info

Image for The Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892 : with over 1000 biographies from the Launceston Family Album.

The Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892 : with over 1000 biographies from the Launceston Family Album.

By: McCausland, Prue & Marion Sargent (eds).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Friends of the Library, Launceston: 2013

Seller ID: 31671


200 copies. 4to. viii, 312pp, illustrations, portraits, folding coloured plate, index. Case-bound in blue synthetic cloth with dustwrapper. Fine. ***Signed by both of the editors. View more info

Image for The Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892 : with over 1000 biographies from the Launceston Family Album.

The Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892 : with over 1000 biographies from the Launceston Family Album.

By: McCausland, Prue & Marion Sargent (eds).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Friends of the Library, Launceston: [2016]

Seller ID: 34639


Reprint (first published in an edition of 200 copies in hard-cover only in 2013). 4to. viii, 312pp, illustrations, portraits, folding coloured plate, index. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0977546241 View more info

Image for The Whitesides of 'Birralee'.

The Whitesides of 'Birralee'.

By: GRANEY, Joan.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart?, Author?: nd

Seller ID: 32936


4to. vi, 96, [10]pp, illustrated, 5 family tree charts, errata slip. Soft covers (slight discolouration). A good to very good clean copy. Signed by the author. ISBN 0646248944 ***An account of eight members of the Whiteside family who lived at 'Birralee' in Lambert Ave, Sandy Bay [Hobart] 1903-53. Covers also the Beaugarde, Field and Lindsay families. View more info

Image for Tracing my Giblin Ancestors.

Tracing my Giblin Ancestors.

By: GIBLIN, L.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, LAG Press: 1982

Seller ID: 9208


1000 numbered and signed copies. Small 4to. 66pp, illustrations, map. Soft covers. Fine. ***Tracing the English background to the author's family. View more info

Image for Van Diemens Land : the journey home. An historical colonial narrative.

Van Diemens Land : the journey home. An historical colonial narrative.

By: RHODES, Lynne Christison.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Broadmarsh, Tas, Author: 2006

Seller ID: 22606


4to viii, 88pp, black & white photographs and illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0646455680 View more info

Viv and Hilda : meeting the Robeys of Maria Island.

By: GATENBY, Kathy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2011

Seller ID: 29271


Square 8vo. 144pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0987091522 View more info

Winspear : history and recollections 1783-2001.

By: BARTER, Susan.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), n.p.: 2001

Seller ID: 14112


450 copies thus (another 50 in hardback). 4to. 284pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, errata slip loosely inserted. Soft covers. Fine. Signed by the author (at the launch, for which there is an invitation loosely inserted) ISBN 064641030X ***Family history - origins in Warkworth, Northumberland - settling in Victoria and Tasmania in the 1850s. View more info