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Image for A Century of Tasmanian Methodism 1820-1920.

A Century of Tasmanian Methodism 1820-1920.

By: DUGAN, C.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Methodist Assembly: 1920

Seller ID: 5727


Small 8vo. 110pp, 5 plates. Stapled with wrappers drawn on, as issued. The pages are rather yellowed but a good to very good clean copy. View more info

A Chronicle of Methodism in Van Diemen's Land 1820-1840.

By: PRETYMAN, R.D. (ed).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Aldersgate Press: 1970

Seller ID: 4880


#325 of 1500 numbered copies, signed by the author. 128pp. Soft covers. Edges yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

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A Donation to the Colony : the epic voyage on the 'Hannah' of German and British free settlers and their contribution to Van Diemen's Land.

By: MEIDL, Eva.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Forty Degrees South/German Australia Association: 2004

Seller ID: 27214


160pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0975723707 View more info

Image for A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

By: EVANS, George William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1967

Seller ID: 4602


Facsimile (first published 1822). 140pp, coloured folding map at rear, folding frontis view of Hobart Town. Introductory Note by K.R. von Stieglitz (8pp) loosely inserted (as issued). Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (the green one, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***This facsimile includes the map which was issued separately to the original edition and is very rarely found with it. View more info

Image for A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

By: EVANS, George William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1967

Seller ID: 25427


Facsimile (first published 1822). 8vo. 140pp, coloured folding map at rear, folding frontis view of Hobart Town. Introductory Note by K.R. von Stieglitz (8pp) loosely inserted (as issued). Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (the cream/red one: spine sunned, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***This facsimile includes the map which was issued separately to the original edition and is very rarely found with it. 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 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 Tasmania from its discovery in 1642 to the present time.

A History of Tasmania from its discovery in 1642 to the present time.

By: FENTON, James.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 4610


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 1.) First published Hobart, 1884 (Ferguson 9580). 462pp, folding map, 4 colour (Bock aboriginal portraits) & one b&w (James 'Philosopher' Smith) plates. Brown cloth, lettered & ruled in black (as issued, without dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of Tasmania [in 2 volumes].  Volume I: Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855.  Volume II:  Colony and State from 1856 to the 1980s.

A History of Tasmania [in 2 volumes]. Volume I: Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855. Volume II: Colony and State from 1856 to the 1980s.

By: ROBSON, Lloyd.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Melbourne, OUP: 1983-1991

Seller ID: 33273


Two volumes. First editions. 632 & 663pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrappers (long closed clean tear to rear of Vol I, both now in protective sleeves). Faint tape stains to the endpapers of Vol I, from a previous covering, otherwise a very good clean set. ISBN 019554434X View more info

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A History of Tasmania.

By: REYNOLDS, Henry.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cambridge University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 29625


xii, 332pp, 15 b&w illus. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 1107014581 ***Utilising key themes to bind his narrative, Reynolds explores how geography created a unique economic and migratory history for Tasmania, quite separate to the mainland experience. He offers an astute analysis of the island’s economic and demographic reality, by noting that this facilitated the survival of a rich heritage of colonial architecture unique in Aus... View more info

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A History of Tasmania.

By: REYNOLDS, Henry.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 29624


Reprint. xii, 332pp, 15 b&w illus. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0521548373 ***Utilising key themes to bind his narrative, Reynolds explores how geography created a unique economic and migratory history for Tasmania, quite separate to the mainland experience. He offers an astute analysis of the island’s economic and demographic reality, by noting that this facilitated the survival of a rich heritage of colonial architecture unique in Australia, and allowed the resi... View more info

Image for A History of Tasmania. Volume I : Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855.

A History of Tasmania. Volume I : Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855.

By: ROBSON, Lloyd.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 6297


First edition. 632pp, illustrations, endpaper maps. Papered boards with dustwrapper. The endpapers have small tape stains from a previous covering of the wrapper - but this has kept in the wrapper in nice clean condition and otherwise the book is a very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0195543645 View more info

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A Hundred Years of Yachting.

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

Price: $185.00

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

Seller ID: 13501


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 reptillian cloth, title printed on spine and cover, with dustwrapper. The wrapper has a small pieces missing from the lower corner of the rear and is slightly rubbed at head and tail of spine, now in protective sleeve. The cloth at the head and tail of the spine faded (where exposed by the wra... View more info

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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 A Lion in the Colony : an historical outline of the Tasmanian Colonial Volunteer Forces 1859-1901.

A Lion in the Colony : an historical outline of the Tasmanian Colonial Volunteer Forces 1859-1901.

By: WYATT, Major D.M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, 6th Military District Museum: 1990

Seller ID: 13539


62pp, illustrations (4 in colour). Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers. A very good clean copy. Signed by the author. ISBN 0646011774 View more info

Image for A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies.

A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies.

By: BACKHOUSE, James

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson Reprint Corporation: 1967

Seller ID: 35781


Illustrated by three maps, fifteen etchings and several woodcuts. Facsimile: first published 1843 (Ferguson 3558). xviii, 560, cxliv pp; 3 folding maps at rear, b&w plates (one folding), other text illus. Blue cloth (as issued, without dustwrapper); extremities a trifle rubbed. Ex-library, with minimal markings - small spine label, small bookplate of The Rockfeller University (deaccession stamp across top corner), and small catalogue number written on verso of title. Edg... View more info

Image for A Picture of Van Diemen's Land. A facsimile of a work published in "The Colonial Magazine" 1840-41.

A Picture of Van Diemen's Land. A facsimile of a work published in "The Colonial Magazine" 1840-41.

By: BURN, David.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1973

Seller ID: 4471


185pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly dulled, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0858530139 View more info

Image for A Residence in Tasmania : with a descriptive tour through the island, from Macquarie Harbour to Circular Head.

A Residence in Tasmania : with a descriptive tour through the island, from Macquarie Harbour to Circular Head.

By: STONEY, Capt. H. Butler.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1982

Seller ID: 5083


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 6.) First published 1856 (Ferguson 16295). #187 of 250 numbered copies. (vi), viii, 312, 16 (original publisher's list), 10pp (new index & colophon); frontis, title-page vignette, double-page map, 7 plates, 6 other illus. Finely bound in tan half kangaroo and marbled paper boards. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for A Short Account of a Voyage Round the Globe in H.M.S Calcutta.

A Short Account of a Voyage Round the Globe in H.M.S Calcutta.

By: PATESHALL, Nicholas (edited with an Introduction by Marjorie Tipping).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensberry Hill Press: 1980

Seller ID: 5955


First edition. 94pp, frontis vignette, 2 illus. Decorated papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. Signed by the editor, on the title-page. ***Pateshall was 3rd lieutenant on the convict transport Calcutta, which was part of David Collins' expedition to found a colony on the shores of Bass Strait - both Victoria and Tasmania's 'first fleet'. View more info

Image for A Short Account of a Voyage round the globe performed in fifteen months by H.M. Ship Calcutta.

A Short Account of a Voyage round the globe performed in fifteen months by H.M. Ship Calcutta.

By: PATESHALL, Nicholas : edited with notes, by Richard Cotter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sorrento, Victoria, Lavender Hill Multimedia: 2002

Seller ID: 35639


(Sullivan Bay Historical Series, no 3.) 94pp. Soft covers. A 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

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A Shred of Autobiography, or The Progress of a Convict.

By: JORGENSON, Jorgen.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Adel., Sullivan's Cove: 1981

Seller ID: 4757


#124 of 375 numbered copies, initalled by the publisher. Folio. 100pp, coloured frontis portrait. Navy blue cloth with dustwrapper (extremities a little rubbed, a few short clean tears, one of which a previous owner has applied a short piece of clear tape to, on the outside; now in protective sleeve). The book is in very good to fine condition, the wrapper good+. ***The full text of Jorgenson's autobiography as it first appeared, in two parts, in the Hobart Town Almana... 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 A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions during the years 1839-43.

A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions during the years 1839-43.

By: ROSS, Captain Sir James Clark.

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1847

Seller ID: 34697


With plates, maps and woodcuts. Two volumes. 8vo. [I] liv, 366pp (and chapter half-title leaves not included in pagination, 7 with woodcut vignettes), frontis and 4 other lithographic plates (one folding), 6 maps (two folding). [II] [v]-xii (but complete), 448pp (and chapter half-titles as above, 10 with vignettes), frontis and 2 other lithographic plates, 2 maps (one large folding), 2 text illustrations (one not listed); 16pp publisher's adverts (A List of Works of Gene... View more info

Image for A Voyage to Port Phillip and Van Diemen's Land with Governor Collins.

A Voyage to Port Phillip and Van Diemen's Land with Governor Collins.

By: HUMPHREY, A.W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Banks Society: 2008

Seller ID: 32062


Edited from Humphrey's letters by John Currey. Small 8vo; 136pp, 11 illustrations, folding plan. Stiff card covers with coloured dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949586293 ***A new and expanded edition of Humphrey's 'narrative' first published by The Colony Press in 1984 (also edited by John Currey). The text of that edition was based on Humphrey's letters as edited by his father in 1805 (part of the Greville Papers in the British Library). This edition has bee... View more info

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A Voyage to Port Phillip and Van Diemen's Land with Governor Collins.

By: HUMPHREY, A.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Banks Society: 2009

Seller ID: 25142


Edited from Humphrey's letters by John Currey. Small 8vo; 136pp, 11 illustrations, folding plan. Stiff card covers with coloured dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949586293 ***A new and expanded edition of Humphrey's 'narrative' first published by The Colony Press in 1984 (also edited by John Currey). The text of that edition was based on Humphrey's letters as edited by his father in 1805 (part of the Greville Papers in the British Library). This edition has be... View more info

Image for A Word-List of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Languages.

A Word-List of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Languages.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Launceston, Author & Government of Tasmania: 1976

Seller ID: 4352


Limited to 1000 numbered copies. 486pp. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean (unused) copy but not signed as called for: at the time of publication only a portion of the print-run was signed, for reasons best known to the publisher. ***Gathers together all of the known 19th century material on the languages of the Tasmanian tribes. View more info

Abel Janszoon Tasman : a bibliography.

By: Tasman, Abel:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Public Library of NSW: 1963

Seller ID: 5711


80pp, coloured tipped-in frontis. (Tasman en famille), 3 illustrations (including the Tasman Map held by the Mitchell Library). Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. View more info

Abel Janszoon Tasman: his life and voyages [and] The Deportation of the Norfolk Islanders to the Derwent in 1808.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 1896

Seller ID: 12648


This is a double issue of the RST's Papers & Proceedings for 1894-95: [xvi], xxxvii, 66pp (for 1894); (vi), 120, 6, [6]pp (for 1895). Walker's Tasman article comprises pp[vi], 1-56 (3 folding maps) of the 1895 section; and the Norfolk Islander article is pp1-26 of the 1894 section. Original wrappers, spine slightly soiled and with a couple of tiny chips at head and tail. The large folding map with Mault's paper has its outer edge a trifle worn due to a misfold. Clean ins... View more info

Image for Alexander Pearce of Macquarie Harbour : convict - bushranger - cannibal.

Alexander Pearce of Macquarie Harbour : convict - bushranger - cannibal.

By: SPROD, Dan.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1977

Seller ID: 6098


First (and only) edition of 750 numbered copies, signed by the author. 173pp, frontispiece, 8 black & white illustrations, endpaper map. Red cloth, stamped with the broad arrow, with dustwrapper (now in protective sleeve). The page edges and the wrapper's spine are a little yellowed, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. 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 American Citizens, British Slaves : Yankee political prisoners in an Australian prison colony 1839-1850.

American Citizens, British Slaves : Yankee political prisoners in an Australian prison colony 1839-1850.

By: PYBUS, Cassandra & Hamish Maxwell-Stewart.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 2002

Seller ID: 14976


270pp, 12pp b/w illus. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 0522850278 ***An account of the American citizens transported to Van Diemen's Land for their part in the Canadian rebellions of 1837. View more info

Image for An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales. With Remarks on the Dispositions, Customs, Manners etc., of the Native Inhabitants of that Country.

An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales. With Remarks on the Dispositions, Customs, Manners etc., of the Native Inhabitants of that Country.

By: COLLINS, David.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1971

Seller ID: 15344


(Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 76.) See Ferguson 263 & 350. Two volumes. 4to. [xx], xxxviii, 620pp, maps & illustrations & xvi, 336pp, maps, illustrations (several coloured). Brown cloth, green spine labels, extremities a trifle rubbed. Edges yellowed, light spotting on edges and endpapers, otherwise a very good clean set. ***The most important of the books published by the officers who came with the First Fleet. Collins was the Judge-Advocate of the infant colony,... View more info

Image for An Account of the Settlement at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, 1803.

An Account of the Settlement at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, 1803.

By: CROOK, William Pascoe.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Colony Press: 1983

Seller ID: 31869


Edited, with an introduction and notes, by John Currey. First edition. #90 of 185 copies. 76pp, 2 folding illustrations (sketched view and map of the settlement, both by G.P. Harris), 2 tipped-in plates, 2 other illustrations. Half leather and marbled paper boards, place ribbon. Fine. 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 An Excursion to Port Arthur in 1842.

An Excursion to Port Arthur in 1842.

By: BURN, David

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed at The Mercury Office: 1892

Seller ID: 31697


Small 8vo. 22pp, plus titling wrappers on the same orange paper. Short break in the wrapper at the foot of spine, tiny loss at lower front corner of front wrapper; short break in head of the front wrapper and two leaves following, near the spine. Otherwise a good+ clean copy. ***'Obtainable from Whitehouse Bros, Steamship proprietors; and J.W. Beattie, photographer...' The text first appeared in The Tasmanian Journal of Natural Science (1842), with this being the first o... View more info

An Exile from Canada: being the story of Elijah Woodman, transported overseas for participation in the Upper Canada troubles of 1837-38.

By: LANDON, Fred.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1960

Seller ID: 15438


Reprint. 321pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed and chipped, with a piece missing near head of spine, now in protective sleeve). A good to very good clean copy, in a good-only wrapper. ***Woodman was one of the Patriot Exiles transported to Van Diemen's Land for his part in the rebellion in Upper Canada in 1837-38. This account is compiled from his unpublished diaries. View more info

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An Immigrant of 1824.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, THRA: 1973

Seller ID: 20046


48pp, 2 plates, 9 figures. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***The immigrant is George Augustus Robinson, later the 'Conciliator' of the Tasmanian Aborigines. This account is based on his shipboard diary, kept during his passge, aboard Triton, to Van Diemen's Land. View more info

Image for An Imperial Disaster: the wreck of George the Third.

An Imperial Disaster: the wreck of George the Third.

By: ROE, Michael.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2006

Seller ID: 20723


750 copies; x, 294pp, coloured frontis, b&w illus. Cloth with pictorial dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0908528329 ***On 12 April 1835 the convict transport George the Third, with a cargo of over 200 prisoners, entered D’Entrecasteaux Channel in Van Diemen’s Land after a four-month voyage from England. That night it struck a submerged rock and became a total wreck. The death toll was 133, all but six of whom were convicts. Almost half the convicts who die... View more info

An Imperial Disaster: the wreck of George the Third.

By: ROE, Michael.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2006

Seller ID: 24759


750 copies; x, 294pp, coloured frontis, b&w illus. Cloth with pictorial dustwrapper. A second-hand copy in very good, clean condition. ISBN 0908528329 ***On 12 April 1835 wreck of the convict transport George the Third, with loss of 133 persons, all but six of whom were convicts. View more info

Image for An Officer of the Blue : Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne, South Sea Explorer, 1724-1772.

An Officer of the Blue : Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne, South Sea Explorer, 1724-1772.

By: DUYKER, Edward.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 1994

Seller ID: 33589


(Miegunyah Series 1, number 16.) First (and only) edition. Large 8vo. 230pp, 13 maps, 32 plates (11 in colour). Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. ISBN 0522845657 ***Dufresne was the first of the European expeditioners to have contact with the Tasmanian Aborigines, with the fatal result that was a portent (for him as well as for them) of what was to come. 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

Image for Andrew Bent and the Freedom of the Press in Van Diemen's Land.

Andrew Bent and the Freedom of the Press in Van Diemen's Land.

By: WOODBERRY, Joan.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fuller's Bookshop: 1972

Seller ID: 5200


750 numbered copies. 174pp. Brown synthetic cloth with clear acetate dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0858530058 View more info

Image for Around Tasmania in a Whaleboat 1986: in the wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816.

Around Tasmania in a Whaleboat 1986: in the wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816.

By: CUTHBERTSON, Bern.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1986

Seller ID: 31932


80pp, b&w photographs, map. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Inscribed by the author. ISBN 0731687779 View more info

Image for Australia's Birthstain : the startling legacy of the convict era.

Australia's Birthstain : the startling legacy of the convict era.

By: SMITH, Babette.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2008

Seller ID: 24721


400pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 1741146046 View more info

Image for Australian Colonial Portraits.

Australian Colonial Portraits.

By: BUSCOMBE, Eve.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery: 1979

Seller ID: 7577


4to. 74pp, illustrated in b/w and colour, 4 facsimile pages (Thomas Bock's notes 'first sitting for a portrait'). Soft covers, extremities a trifle rubbed. Signed by the author. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Australian Literature : a bibliography from its beginnings to 1935, in two volumes [with] Pressmen and Governors : Australian editors and writers in early Tasmania.

Australian Literature : a bibliography from its beginnings to 1935, in two volumes [with] Pressmen and Governors : Australian editors and writers in early Tasmania.

By: MILLER, E. Morris.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 35512


Three volumes. Facsimile edition (first published 1940 & 1952). 1074pp (across the two volumes) & 308pp. Green synthetic cloth, spines lettered in silver. A very good clean set. *** Miller's two major works re-published in facsimile as a three-volume set. Australian Literature... is sub-titled: 'A descriptive and bibliographic survey of books by Australian authors in poetry, drama, fiction, criticism and anthology, with subsiduary entries to 1938'. Pressmen and Governors... View more info

Image for Backhouse and Walker: a Quaker view of the Australian colonies, 1832-1838.

Backhouse and Walker: a Quaker view of the Australian colonies, 1832-1838.

By: OATS, William Nicolle.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press and Australian Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends: 1981

Seller ID: 4918


76pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528094 ***includes a chapter on the Aborigines. View more info

Image for Barrack Hill : a history of Anglesea Barracks 1811-2011.

Barrack Hill : a history of Anglesea Barracks 1811-2011.

By: LENNOX, John & John Wadsley.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Military Heritage Society of Tasmania: 2011

Seller ID: 29784


Oblong 4to. 238pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0642297460 View more info

Image for Benedictine Pioneers in Australia.

Benedictine Pioneers in Australia.

By: BIRT, Henry Norbert.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Polding Press: [1970]

Seller ID: 30399


Facsimile of the London 1911 edition (this publisher's name given only on the spine). Two volumes. 8vo, [I] xiv, 504pp; frontis portrait, 4 portrait illustrations. [II] [viii], 516pp; frontis protrait, 3 portrait illustrations, index. Brown faux leather, gilt spine titles. Slight spotting of top edges. Very good. *** Much on the convict system, with a clergy list for Australia in 1857. View more info