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Image for 366 Days of Tasmania : a story for every day of the year.

366 Days of Tasmania : a story for every day of the year.

By: GUNN, Thomas.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Launceston, Footprints in the Past: 2016

Seller ID: 35181


Special issue: only ten copies thus were produced, with only five made available for sale. These were numbered 6 to 10 and signed by the author. 8vo. 168pp, illustrated in b&w. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean (new) copy. ISBN 0995411603 View more info

Image for Agricultural Tractors : their evolution in Australia.

Agricultural Tractors : their evolution in Australia.

By: JOHNSTON, Ian M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW, Kangaroo Press: 1995

Seller ID: 24551


4to. 178pp, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned, short closed tear near head of spine, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0864177305 View more info

Image for Apophthegms New and Old, collected by the Right Honourable, Francis Lo. Vervlam, Viscount St. Alban.

Apophthegms New and Old, collected by the Right Honourable, Francis Lo. Vervlam, Viscount St. Alban.

By: BACON, Francis.]

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Hanna Barret and Richard Whittaker, and are to be sold at the Kings Head in Pauls Church-yard: 1625

Seller ID: 35288


12mo. [ii] (title, verso blank), 308pp (last blank). The title within a narrow double-ruled border, text within a wider double-ruled border, leaving a blank marginal column (for notes?). Contemporary full calf, neatly rebacked with the unlettered spine laid down. Hinges strengthened with Japanese tissue. Lacks a preliminary blank leaf? Title-page is slightly off-centre and a little rubbed along its head edge. The text somewhat offset on some pages in the latter third of ... View more info

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Aurora Australis.

By: SHACKLETON, E.H. (ed).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Huntingdon, Bluntisham Books / Paradigm Press: 1986

Seller ID: 3984


Facsimile edition of 1000 copies. xxii, 194pp. Decorated canvas cloth with dustwrapper (now in protective sleeve). A fine clean copy. ISBN 0948285060 ***The 'first public edition', with a preface by Lord Shackleton and an introduction by John Millard. A high quality facsimile of the first book printed, for private circulation, at Cape Royds, Antarctica, in 1908. View more info

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Bendigo Pottery.

By: SCHOLES, Paul.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Kilmore (Vic), Lowden: 1979

Seller ID: 35297


#51 of 500 copies, signed by the author. 4to. 282pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Quarter bound in dark tan leather and canvas cloth, with the slipcase. The slipcase was issued with the Pottery's symbol in fired clay mounted into its upper face, but this is now missing. The book is in very good clean condition, although the cloth on the upper board has some light foxing around the device stamped into the cloth (and underneath where the clay inset from the slipcase... View more info

Image for For the Forests : a history of the Tasmanian forest campaigns.

For the Forests : a history of the Tasmanian forest campaigns.

By: GEE, Helen (ed).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Wilderness Society: 2001

Seller ID: 25115


First edition, special issue of 500 copies numbered (this is #130) and signed by the editor. 4to. 378pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Printed on 'totally chlorine free' recycled paper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1875768092 ***Short contributions from many (most?) of the activists involved in the campaigns to preserve Tasmania's native forests. View more info

Image for Les Blakebrough : ceramics.

Les Blakebrough : ceramics.

By: HOLMES, Jonathan.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Craftsman House: 2005

Seller ID: 35191


(Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft.) Small square 4to. 144pp, well illustrated in colour. Soft covers. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0975730398 ***Published in conjunction with Object Gallery, for a touring exhibition. View more info

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Les Blakebrough : potter.

By: HOLMES, Jonathan.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books: 1988

Seller ID: 9144


Small square 4to. 128pp, frontis, 76 colour plates, other illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 1862563160 View more info

Image for MacPhail's National Directory of Tasmania for 1867-68.  Including a correct and complete map of the colony: and The Tasmanian Yearly Advertiser.

MacPhail's National Directory of Tasmania for 1867-68. Including a correct and complete map of the colony: and The Tasmanian Yearly Advertiser.

By: MacPhail, Myles:

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, Myles Macphail: 1867

Seller ID: 35247


8vo. vi (adverts, page v with the large folding Yearly Advertiser, laid down on linen), [x] (prelims, but here LACKING THE FOLDING MAP), 40 (adverts, with index), 200pp. Original cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt; extremities a little rubbed, name scraped from front paste-down endpaper. Neat recent repairs to head and tail of spine and both hinges. A nice clean copy, but without the map. ***Ferguson 12118. View more info

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Nineteenth Century Cameos.

By: ROWAN, Michelle.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors Club: 2004

Seller ID: 35089


Small 4to. 134pp, well illustrated in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 185149393X 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 Proceedings at the handing over of the Crowther Collection of Australiana by Dr W.E.L.H. Crowther, 8 April 1964.

Proceedings at the handing over of the Crowther Collection of Australiana by Dr W.E.L.H. Crowther, 8 April 1964.

By: CROWTHER, Sir William.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, State Library of Tasmania: 1967

Seller ID: 8172


[24]pp, frontis photograph (Sir William with Premier Eric Reece and SLT Board Chairman Mr Justice Crisp). Bound in quarter cloth, title gold-blocked on front board. A very good clean copy. ***Warm personal inscription from Sir William on the front endpaper, and a few related press clippings loosely inserted. ***Includes addresses by Crowther, his fellow collector Clifford Craig, and the Premier, with 'A Tribute' from Sir John Ferguson. View more info

Image for Strabane of the Mulberry Hills : the story of a Tasmanian lake in 1841.

Strabane of the Mulberry Hills : the story of a Tasmanian lake in 1841.

By: HAY, William.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1929

Seller ID: 6400


First edition. 414pp. Original cloth with the dustwrapper featuring a Beattie photograph of Lake St Clair. The front lower corner slightly bumped, the wrapper a trifle chipped at the extremities, otherwise a very good clean copy. With the publisher's small 4pp booklet 'Opinions of the Press on Strabane of the Mulberry Hills' [all positive you will be surprised to hear]. *** The story concerns the disappearance of the wife of Heylin Tamlash, the owner of the Tasmanian est... View more info

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TARKINE.

By: ASHTON, Ralph (ed).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2004

Seller ID: 18701


#176 of the special issue of 650 copies. Case-bound in linen, title blind-stamped on upper board, with matching slipcase. Large square 4to. 154pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. The book in fine clean condition, the rear panel of the slipcase has a few small holes (nibbled?) in the cloth. ISBN 1741143543 ***The large temperate rainforest in north-west Tasmania; the subject of much environmental controversy. View more info

Image for Tasmanians at War in the Air 1939-45.

Tasmanians at War in the Air 1939-45.

By: JOHNSON, Sue & Brian Winspear (eds).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart, Brian Winspear: 2002

Seller ID: 15302


8vo. 354pp, a few illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Owner's small name label on front endpaper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0958104603 View more info

Image for The Cyclopedia of Tasmania (illustrated) : an historical and commercial review.  Descriptive and biographical, facts, figures, and illustrations.  An Epitome of Progress: business men and commercial interests.

The Cyclopedia of Tasmania (illustrated) : an historical and commercial review. Descriptive and biographical, facts, figures, and illustrations. An Epitome of Progress: business men and commercial interests.

By: Cyclopedia:

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Launceston, Prestige Bookbinders: 1988

Seller ID: 4549


Facsimile edition. #181 of 500 numbered copies. First published in Hobart by Maitland & Krone, 1900. Two volumes. 629 & 427pp, well illustrated. Bound in blue half-leather and cloth, gilt decorations (in imitation of the original), with matching slipcase. A fine clean set. View more info

Image for The Global Reach of Empire : Britain's maritime expansion in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

The Global Reach of Empire : Britain's maritime expansion in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

By: FROST, Alan.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 2003

Seller ID: 35245


(Miegunyah Press Series 2, number 46.) 1000 copies. xiv, 383pp, colour plates, maps, figures, tables. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Signed by the author. View more info

Image for The Last Tasmanian Tiger : the history and extinction of the Thylacine.

The Last Tasmanian Tiger : the history and extinction of the Thylacine.

By: PADDLE, Robert.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 11431


First edition. Large 8vo. 274pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0521782198 ***From the author's PhD thesis. Paddle 'challenges many conventional ideas about the species and the causes of its extinction'. While acknowledging that he has 'stood unashamedly on Eric Guiler's shoulders', the book often concentrates on the differences in interpretation between the two (although he also makes the point that there are fe... View more info

Image for The Lighthouse Keeper's Son.

The Lighthouse Keeper's Son.

By: CHAUNCY, Nan.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 6007


Illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus. First edition. 154pp, text illustrations. Red cloth with dustwrapper. The front endpaper has a 35x100mm piece of plain tape (no inscription, does not appear to be obscuring one either) in the centre of the page. Otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Military Sketch-Book : reminiscences of seventeen years in the service abroad and at home, by An Officer of the Line.

The Military Sketch-Book : reminiscences of seventeen years in the service abroad and at home, by An Officer of the Line.

By: MAGINN, William].

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1827

Seller ID: 35296


In two volumes. [viii], 348pp (last blank) & [iv], 348pp. Contemporary binding of tan half calf and marbled paper sides, spine decorated in gilt and with title labels and raised bands; the extremities a trifle rubbed. All edges sprinkled brown, owner's bookplates on both front paste-downs (a little offset to the free endpaper), a few light spots of foxing on the first few leaves, otherwise a very good clean set. ***Ferguson 1141a. The final chapter is 'Nights in the Guar... 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 Thorough Business Man : memoirs of Walter Powell, merchant, Melbourne and London.

The Thorough Business Man : memoirs of Walter Powell, merchant, Melbourne and London.

By: GREGORY, Benjamin.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Wesleyan Conference Office: 1879

Seller ID: 27668


Sixth edition. Small 8vo. viii, 382pp, tissue-protected frontispiece with facsimile signature. Original green cloth with black decoration and blind, lettering on cover and spine in gilt ( head, tail and edges of spine, and corners a little rubbed). Edges yellowed and a few spots on some pages, mostly on first and last few leaves; otherwise a very good clean copy. ***English-born Powell (1822-68) grew up in Tasmania and later worked for a Launceston merchant and auctione... View more info

Image for The Way to Health, Long Life and Happiness : or, A Discourse of Temperance...

The Way to Health, Long Life and Happiness : or, A Discourse of Temperance...

By: TRYON, Thomas.

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London, Printed by H.C. for R. Baldwin: 1691

Seller ID: 35244


[title continues] ...and the particular nature of all things requisite for the life of man as all sorts of meats, drinks, air, exercise &c., with special directions how to use each of them to the best advantage of the body and mind. Shewing from the true ground of nature whence most diseases proceed and how to prevent them. To which is added a treatise of most sorts of English herbs with several other remarkable and most useful observations, very necessary for families. ... View more info

Image for Victorian and Edwardian Hobart from old photographs.

Victorian and Edwardian Hobart from old photographs.

By: SPROD, Dan.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sydney, John Ferguson: 1977

Seller ID: 8534


With introduction and commentaries. #22 of 150 copies thus, signed by Dan Sprod. Small 4to. [118]pp, 204 b&w photographs. Black half leather and blue cloth, gilt publisher's device on upper board. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0909134065 View more info