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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 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 A History of Local Government in Tasmania : from the earliest settlement of Van Diemen's Land to the present time.

A History of Local Government in Tasmania : from the earliest settlement of Van Diemen's Land to the present time.

By: von STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Evandale, Tas., Author: 1958

Seller ID: 18659


252pp, coloured frontispiece, b&w illustrations, folding map. Green cloth with dustwrapper (some damp marks, slightly chipped at top corners, now in protective sleeve). A good clean copy. ***Published for the centenary of local government. View more info

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A History of Mount Stuart.

By: METCALFE, D.H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Mount Stuart Progress Association: 2001

Seller ID: 35378


Reprint, with amendments. 4to. 60pp, duplicated typescript. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's details on title-page. ISBN 0646411276 *** The residential suburb of Hobart. View more info

Image for A History of Oatlands and Jericho.

A History of Oatlands and Jericho.

By: Von STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Evandale (Tas), [Author: 1960]

Seller ID: 6639


First edition. 92pp, 8 plates. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. Owner's name stamp. View more info

Image for A History of Oatlands [Tasmania].

A History of Oatlands [Tasmania].

By: WEEDING, J.S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New Norfolk, Derwent Printery: 1988

Seller ID: 6420


1000 copies. 154pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***By the author of A History of the Lower Midlands and other local histories; published posthumously. View more info

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A History of the Lower Midlands.

By: WEEDING, J.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 8138


Fourth printing. 136pp, black & white photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of the Lower Midlands.

A History of the Lower Midlands.

By: WEEDING, J.S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 31154


Fourth printing. 136pp, black & white photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of the Lower Midlands.

A History of the Lower Midlands.

By: WEEDING, J.S.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1975

Seller ID: 6084


First edition. 500 copies. 136pp, illustrated. Case-bound in blue linen with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Gift inscription on front endpaper. ***Only 500 copies of this hard-bound edition were issued. The districts and towns covered are: Oatlands, Macquarie Springs, York Plains, Antill Ponds, Tunbridge, Interlaken, Jericho, Parattah, Mount Seymour, Baden, Tunnack, Stonor, Lake Tiberias, Rhyndaston, Whitefoord, Woodsdale, Levendale, Stonehenge, Swanston, Andover. View more info

Image for A History of Tunbridge and Woodbury.

A History of Tunbridge and Woodbury.

By: WEEDING, J.S.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New Norfolk, Author?: 1978

Seller ID: 5204


61pp, b&w photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. 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

Image for A Short History of Ross: with some tales of the pioneers.

A Short History of Ross: with some tales of the pioneers.

By: von STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Evandale, Tas., Author: 1949

Seller ID: 21504


First edition. 50pp. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. Pages slightly yellowed; a good to very good clean copy. 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

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

About the Bailey Bridges. Twenty Drawings.

By: HUTCHINSON, R.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Otago, Tas, Author: 1980

Seller ID: 18275


Number 178 0f 250 copies, signed by the author/illustrator. Oblong 4to. 20 full page pencil illustrations with explanatory text. Stiff covers with cloth spine strip (2 sticker marks). Very good. 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, gilt titles, with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0731699270 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

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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

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

Beaconsfield Gold.

By: KERRISON, Janet.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beaconsfield, Rotary Club: 1981

Seller ID: 21041


Reprint. 48pp, illustrated. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. View more info

Image for Before They Built the Bridge : an anecdotal history.

Before They Built the Bridge : an anecdotal history.

By: CHRISTENSEN, E.M. and M.C. Jones.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lindisfarne, Tas, Authors: 1997

Seller ID: 11536


198pp, b&w photographs, line illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646319450 ***Lindisfarne, on the eastern shore of the Derwent near Hobart. 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 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 Centenary... 1849--1949 Launceston Chamber of Commerce.

Centenary... 1849--1949 Launceston Chamber of Commerce.

By: Launceston:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, Launceston Chamber of Commerce: 1949

Seller ID: 31218


Printed by W.R. Rolph & Sons, Proprietors of "The Examiner". Oblong 4to. 20pp, well illustrated, full page map. Stapled in wrappers. Very good to fine. ***Includes a survey of Launceston and the North's primary and secondary industries, communications, sport & tourism & leisure activities. View more info

Image for Devonport 1890.

Devonport 1890.

By: Devonport:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Devon Historical Society: [1990?]

Seller ID: 9554


56pp, profusely illustrated with sepia photographs, folding panorama at rear. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Devonport : a pictorial past.

Devonport : a pictorial past.

By: Devonport:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Devon Historical Society: 1990

Seller ID: 9553


Small 4to. 144 sepia photographs. Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers (a trifle soiled). A good clean copy. View more info

Image for Don Norman's Old & New Photographs of Hobart and Suburbs.

Don Norman's Old & New Photographs of Hobart and Suburbs.

By: NORMAN, Don.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Shearwater Press: 1986

Seller ID: 4907


Oblong 4to. 56pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Inscribed by Don Norman to 'my distant cousin Christopher Koch'. ISBN 0959208143 ***50 pairs of 'then & now' scenes. View more info

Don Norman's Photographs of Hobart Old & New.

By: NORMAN, Don.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Shearwater Press: 1985

Seller ID: 31528


Oblong 4to. 56pp. Pictorial wrappers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959208127 ***50 pairs of 'then & now' scenes. View more info

Image for Duck Reach and Launceston's electric light : the story of Australia's first publicly owned hydro-electric power scheme.

Duck Reach and Launceston's electric light : the story of Australia's first publicly owned hydro-electric power scheme.

By: BURGESS, Julian.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Launceston, Christopher (Gus) Green: 2016

Seller ID: 34602


4to. 184pp, well illustrated in b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). View more info

Image for Early Deloraine.

Early Deloraine.

By: Meredith, Louisa & Daniel Griffin.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press: nd

Seller ID: 5837


137pp, b&w photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457019 ***Extracts from Meredith's My Home in Tasmania (1852) and Griffin's Deloraine Past & Present (articles in The Daily Telegraph, 1893-94). View more info

Flinders Island and Eastern Bass Strait.

By: EDGECOMBE, Jean.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Author: 1986

Seller ID: 4620


149pp, illustrated, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***History, natural history etc. View more info

Image for Flotsam and Jetsam : floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

Flotsam and Jetsam : floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

By: BUTTON, Henry.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press for The Examiner: 1993

Seller ID: 6053


Facsimile reprint; 100 copies thus. 471pp, plus [27]pp (new extended index), frontis, 36 illustrations. Case-bound in blue cloth, gold-blocked titles on the spine and upper board. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457558 ***Much on early Launceston and environs. Button was editor of The Examiner, and mayor of the city. View more info

Image for Flotsam and Jetsam: floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania.  An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

Flotsam and Jetsam: floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

By: BUTTON, Henry.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, The Examiner: 1993

Seller ID: 24870


Facsimile reprint. 480pp, frontis, 36 illustrations, new extended index. Soft covers; slight crease near spine on front corner. A good to very good clean copy. ***Much on early Launceston and environs. Button was editor of The Examiner, and Mayor of the city. 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 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 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 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 Going to the Mechanics: a history of the Launceston Mechanics' Institute 1842-1914.

Going to the Mechanics: a history of the Launceston Mechanics' Institute 1842-1914.

By: PETROW, Stefan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston, Historical Survey of Northern Tasmania: 1998

Seller ID: 5687


(HSNT no 4.) 216pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0958593612 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 Half a Lifetime : 39 years in forestry.

Half a Lifetime : 39 years in forestry.

By: RICHARDSON, Garry.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: St Helens (Tas), Bay of Fires Images & Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 32319


Square 4to. xii, 132pp, colour and black & white photographs and illustrations. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ISBN 0980655501 ***The author worked as a technical forester and safety officer with Forestry Tasmania, and acted as a reviewer and mentor, particularly during the introduction of the Forestry Practices Code. View more info

Image for Highway in Van Diemen's Land.

Highway in Van Diemen's Land.

By: STANCOMBE, G. Hawley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Glendessary, (Tas.), Author: 1974

Seller ID: 5990


Illustrations by Eric Ratcliff. Third edition (second impression of the abridged edition). Small 4to. 152pp, black & white illustrations, 10 sketch maps. Sponsored by The National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). Soft covers, spine faded. A good clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0959929312 ***The abridgement is relatively minor - it apparently consists of a tightening up of the author's 'tendency to wander from the high road' - and all the maps are now together in the centre ... View more info

Historic Stanley.

By: CLOSE, Marguerite.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanley (Tas), Author: 1996

Seller ID: 34295


Reprint. Oblong 8vo. 68pp, b&w sketch illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Signed by the artist. ISBN 0959851933 *** Cover adds: 'Written and illustrated by Tasmanian artist...'. View more info

Historical Landscape of Queens Domain, Hobart. Historical Landscape Assessment Report.

By: Sheridan, Gwenda.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart City Council: 2002

Seller ID: 15324


(Queens Domain Cultural Heritage Management Plan, Part Two). 4to. 196pp, illus in colour and b&w. Soft covers. New. ISBN 0957838069 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 Houses & Estates of Old Glamorgan.

Houses & Estates of Old Glamorgan.

By: FERRIS, Maureen Martin; Malcolm Ward & Tilley Brooke.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Swansea (Tas), Glamorgan Spring Bay Historical Society: 2017

Seller ID: 35437


ISBN 0980712742 Houses and Estates of Old Glamorgan is an extensively researched, referenced and richly illustrated book documenting thirty early properties of the former Glamorgan municipality on the east coast of Tasmania. It describes the stories of the pioneers and the land, up to the First World War, and there is a detailed architectural description of each house and many outbuildings, such as mills, barns and workers’ cottages. A technical glossary, supplemen... 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 John Bowen's Hobart : the beginning of European settlement in Tasmania.

John Bowen's Hobart : the beginning of European settlement in Tasmania.

By: TARDIF, Phillip.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, THRA: 2003

Seller ID: 31433


Large 8vo. 250pp, frontis, 6 colour and 9 b&w illustrations; errata slip. Soft covers. First 4 leaves have a crease at the lower corner, otherwise a good clean copy. Owner's name twice. ISBN 0909479224 ***The winner of the Tasmanian Bicentennial Local History Prize - a somewhat ironic choice, given that the Tasmanian government officially declared the bicentenary year to be 2004, and this book is concerned with the first European settlement, at Risdon Cove on the Derwent... View more info

Image for Midland Agricultural Association [Tasmania] 1838-1988.

Midland Agricultural Association [Tasmania] 1838-1988.

By: TAYLOR, Vera C. & Patricia M.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Campbell Town (Tas), The Association: 1988

Seller ID: 11769


#41 of 150 copies thus, signed by the authors. 148pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Case-bound in black bonded leather with dustwrapper (spine very slightly faded). Very good. ISBN 0731625358 View more info

Moss and Mist : living in Savage River.

By: Australian Resources 88

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Adult Education Dvision of TAFE: 1988

Seller ID: 30006


(Australian Studies - Understanding Australia: a 'We Are a Resource' local social history project.) 4to. 70pp, illustrated. Stapled in cloth-backed wrappers, as issued; now covered in contact plastic. A good clean copy. ISBN 0724616063 View more info

Image for Municipality of Sorell Heritage Study. Stage 1 - Thematic History.

Municipality of Sorell Heritage Study. Stage 1 - Thematic History.

By: TERRY, Ian.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Austral Archaeology: 1996

Seller ID: 33438


Prepared for the Sorell Council. 4to. 112pp, illustrations, maps (2 folding). Soft covers. A very good to fine clean copy. View more info