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Image for A Hundred Years of Yachting.

A Hundred Years of Yachting.

By: WEBSTER, E.H. & L. Norman.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons (printed by): 1936

Seller ID: 20463


Issued under the auspices of the Government of Tasmania, the Hobart Marine Board, and the Hobart City Council. 256pp, well illustrated, folding panorama (2 views) at rear. Original blue reptillian cloth, title printed on spine, coloured illustration laid onto the upper board, as issued (trifling mark to lower corner). Some foxing on the endpapers, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. View more info

Image for Bass Strait Bibliography : a guide to the literature on Bass Strait covering scientific and non-scientific material.

Bass Strait Bibliography : a guide to the literature on Bass Strait covering scientific and non-scientific material.

By: Bass Strait: Stephen Murray Smith & John Thompson (General editors).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences: April,1981

Seller ID: 13439


Small 4to. xiv, 272pp. Case-bound in maroon buckram, with the original stiff wrappers retained. A very good+ clean copy. Owner's name on title-page. ***Sections include: General & Regional aspects (including fiction); Social Sciences (including Aborigines); Biology & Ecology; Commercial Fisheries; Physical Environment; Engineering & Technology. View more info

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Bass Strait, its coasts and islands : Symposium; 14 September 1972.

By: Bass Strait:

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Royal Society of Victoria: 1973

Seller ID: 19265


Offprint of RSV Proceedings, Volume 85, Part 2, 27 May 1973; vi, pp73-302, maps, plates 5-28 & text illustrations. Original titled wrappers (extremities a little rubbed). There is a slight bump to the top corners throughout, otherwise a good+ clean copy. ***The symposium, conducted by the Royal Societies of Victoria and Tasmania, was held in Melbourne on 14 September 1972. Twelve papers were presented - on history, geology, biology and natural resources (primarily fisher... View more info

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Billy Vincent : bush pilot.

By: NICHOLSON, Guy.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2008

Seller ID: 28825


Second printing. Large 8vo. 292pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, 2 maps. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0980400619 ***Vincent is a local legend in Tasmania's far north-west and the Bass Strait islands (muttonbirding is the subject of one chapter). View more info

Image for Bush Friends in Tasmania : native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series.

Bush Friends in Tasmania : native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $1,450.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1891

Seller ID: 35318


#95 of 700 copies, signed by the author/artist. Folio. vi, [ii], 76pp, [8]pp (contents, last blank), 12 numbered full-page colour plates (Plate I is the illustrated title), 3 other coloured plates (dedication page and two titles for poems), all with tissue guards; 8 poem-title pages printed in monochrome on the text paper, all text pages with decorative border. Original gilt- and blind-decorated cloth over bevelled boards, extremities a little rubbed but bright and clean... View more info

Image for Bush Songs of Australia for Young and Old.

Bush Songs of Australia for Young and Old.

By: RENTOUL, Annie R. (words) & Georgette Peterson (music). Illustrations by Ida Rentoul-Outhwaite.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Bendigo, Geelong, Allan & Co.: no date

Seller ID: 35417


(Imperial edition, no 336.) Oblong 4to (230x305mm). 36pp, 8 full-page b&w illustrations, others in text. One page is a dedicatory verse, to Melba, and the lower wrapper has the publisher's advertisement for the three 'Rentoul Peterson' songbooks (of which this is one). Stapled in pictorial coloured wrappers (the front is also drawn by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite and printed in green and black on a beige background); as issued. *** Muir 6348. A reprint (first published 1910). View more info

Image for Fifty Years of Keswick in Tasmania 1925-1975.

Fifty Years of Keswick in Tasmania 1925-1975.

By: MILLER, R.S.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Launceston, Tasmanian Keswick Convention: 1975

Seller ID: 35350


#177 of 250 copies. 4to. 68pp, illustrated; with 8pp typescript Supplement loosely inserted (a photocopy). Stapled in wrappers, as issued; slight fading top inner corner of front cover. Slight rust mark left by paperclip on p35, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***The Christian evangelist movement which originated in the UK. View more info

Image for Geographical Report : based on the Mawson Papers. Reports - Series A, Volume I - B.A.N.Z. Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-3.

Geographical Report : based on the Mawson Papers. Reports - Series A, Volume I - B.A.N.Z. Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-3.

By: PRICE, A. Grenfell.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Mawson Institute for Scientific Research: 1963

Seller ID: 35385


Subscribers edition. Large 4to. xvi, 242pp, 12 maps (7 folding), 30 b&w plates. Case-bound in green buckram, spine lettered in gilt; retaining the original titled wrappers (tape stains on the inside of the wrappers from a previous covering). An owner's name on half-title all but trimmed away by the binder. A very good+ clean copy. View more info

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Launceston's NTCA Ground : Australia's oldest first-class venue.

By: SMITH, Rick.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Launceston, Apple Books: 2017

Seller ID: 35393


150 numbered copies, signed by the author. Small 4to. 120pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy (new). ISBN 0975779966 *** The Northern Tasmanian Cricket Association ground staged Australia's initial first-class match in February 1851. View more info

Image for Persistence Pays : the discovery of Dr William Russ Pugh's log and journal of his 1835 voyage from England to New Holland.

Persistence Pays : the discovery of Dr William Russ Pugh's log and journal of his 1835 voyage from England to New Holland.

By: PAULL, John (ed).

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Launceston, The Editor: 2017

Seller ID: 35343


Special issue of 150 numbered copies, signed by the editor. 4to. 84pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Quarter-bound in faux vellum and pictorial cloth, with a coloured illustration laid into the upper board. Fine (new). ISBN 0995444854 View more info

Image for Repression, Reform & Resilience : a history of the Cascades Female Factory.

Repression, Reform & Resilience : a history of the Cascades Female Factory.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison (ed).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Convict Women's Press: 2016

Seller ID: 34898


264pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0995359903 View more info

Image for Resources of the Sea : a symposium arranged by the Royal Society of Tasmania at Bicheno, 2-4 November 1974.

Resources of the Sea : a symposium arranged by the Royal Society of Tasmania at Bicheno, 2-4 November 1974.

By: BANKS. M.R. & T.G. Dix (eds).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1975

Seller ID: 35434


Small 4to. 120pp, maps, diagrams and illustrations, erratum slip loosely inserted. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name at head of front cover. ISBN 0959867910 View more info

Image for Sketch of the History of Van Diemen's Land, illustrated by a map of the island, and an account of the Van Diemen's Land Company.

Sketch of the History of Van Diemen's Land, illustrated by a map of the island, and an account of the Van Diemen's Land Company.

By: BISCHOFF, James.

Price: $875.00

Publisher: London, John Richardson: 1832

Seller ID: 35317


First edition. xii, 182 (last blank), [183]-260 (appendix) pp, large folding coloured map (by J. Arrowsmith), frontis and one other plate (both also by Arrowsmith - the VDL Co's establishments at Circular Head & Emu Bay). Maroon half calf and matching cloth, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands; the cloth with some light flecking (mostly to the rear). The plates dulled and with a light damp stain across their lower section, which has also affected, to a lesser degree, so... View more info

Image for Tamar River Leads : creating a safe harbour entrance.

Tamar River Leads : creating a safe harbour entrance.

By: WATTS, John.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: George Town, Tasmania, Author: 2017

Seller ID: 35398


4to. 134pp, b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Describes the various surveys of the dangerous mouth to Port Dalrymple (Tamar River) between 1842 and 1965, and the four sets of lead lights installed to assist navigation. View more info

Image for Tasmania's Vanishing Towns : not what they used to be.

Tasmania's Vanishing Towns : not what they used to be.

By: HOLMES, Michael.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Author: 2017

Seller ID: 35315


Special issue of 100 numbered and signed copies. Square 4to. 266pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Green faux leather, lettered in gilt. Fine (new). ISBN 0648094510 View more info

Image for The Bligh Notebook : 'Rough Account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's Voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the Ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor' 28 April to 14 June 1789. With a draft list of Bounty mutineers.

The Bligh Notebook : 'Rough Account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's Voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the Ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor' 28 April to 14 June 1789. With a draft list of Bounty mutineers.

By: BLIGH, William (edited by John Bach).

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin/National Library of Australia: 1987

Seller ID: 35175


#392 of 500 numbered copies. Two volumes. [I] Facsimile of the notebook: 12mo. [viii], [108]pp, folding map. Bound in full morocco, gilt rules, spine label. Loosely inserted with this volume are three folding facsimile sheets recording the names and descriptions of the mutineers. [II]. Transcription: 8vo. xiv, 224pp, coloured frontispiece, 1 folding plan, 1 folding map, 1 folding illustration, 43 other illustrations, bibliography. Quarter morocco binding, spine lettering... View more info

Image for The Coasters : the North West in Tasmanian intrastate cricket.

The Coasters : the North West in Tasmanian intrastate cricket.

By: MITCHELL, Brian.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Apple Books: 2018

Seller ID: 35429


150 copies, signed by the author and numbered (in manuscript on the title-page). Small 4to. 216pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy ISBN 0975779982 View more info

Image for The Cruise of the Beacon : a narrative of a visit to the islands in Bass's Straits.

The Cruise of the Beacon : a narrative of a visit to the islands in Bass's Straits.

By: NIXON, Bishop Francis R.

Price: $785.00

Publisher: London, Bell & Daldy: 1857

Seller ID: 13471


With illustrations. First edition. [iv], 114, [2]pp, [24]pp publisher's catalogue (dated June 1857), wood-engraved frontis and additional title, 8 other wood-engraved plates after the author's sketches. Original morocco-grained blue cloth, the spine slightly darkened and the extremities rubbed, especially the joints. The front free endpaper and frontis have a short clean tear to the head edge neatly closed, as is a similar break in the fore-edge of the blank leaf betwee... View more info

Image for The Lawson History of the America's Cup : a record of fifty years.

The Lawson History of the America's Cup : a record of fifty years.

By: THOMPSON, Winfield M. & Thomas W. Lawson.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Southampton, Ashford Press: 1986

Seller ID: 35416


#518 of this facsimile reprint of 1500 copies; first published 1902. 4to. [viii] xvi, 402pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cream cloth, decorated in gilt on the upper board and in blue and gilt on the spine. All edges gilt, place ribbon. Trifling bump to foot of the upper joint, otherwise a fine clean copy. ISBN 0907069401 View more info

Image for The Wild Ride: revolutions that shaped Tasmanian black & white wilderness photography. From the sublime to the skyline.

The Wild Ride: revolutions that shaped Tasmanian black & white wilderness photography. From the sublime to the skyline.

By: HAYGARTH, Nic.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Launceston, National Trust of Australia (Tasmania): 2008

Seller ID: 34786


Special issue: #6 of 100 copies thus (the limitation on an opaque leaf bound in before the half-title. Small 4to. 148pp, well illustrated in b&w. Full black leather, lettered in silver; top corners a trifle rubbed. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0958517444 View more info