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The Tasmanian Aborigines.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, John Vail, Government Printer: 1900

Seller ID: 5451


10pp (last blank). Stapled in titling wrappers, as issued. Short split in wrapper at head of spine, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Offprint from the Royal Society of Tasmania, Papers & Proceedings 1898-99. View more info

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Walk to the West.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse : edited by Dr Michael Stoddart.

Price: $385.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1993

Seller ID: 36128


#98 of the special subscribers issue of 113 copies thus. 4to. xxviii, 76pp, colour plates, b&w illustrations, folding map, list of subscribers. Half tan leather and cloth sides, blind-tooled borders, spine lettered in gilt. A fine clean copy. ***The account of an 1887 walk by lawyer/historian J.B. Walker, surveyor Sprent and others along the Linda Track to Mt Lyell and Macquarie Harbour and then northwards to the vicinity of Waratah. With colour and black & white illustrations by W.C. Piguenit. Published to mark the 150th anniversary of the Royal Society of Tasmania. View more info

Image for Early Tasmania : papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899 (The Walker Memorial Volume).

Early Tasmania : papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899 (The Walker Memorial Volume).

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1973

Seller ID: 5410


Fourth impression. 294pp, 6 folding charts in rear pocket. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (spine sunned, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***Includes early European exploration and settlement of VDL, the Norfolk Islanders deported to VDL in 1808, and three papers on the Tasmanian Aborigines (notes from the journals of G.W. Walker, tribal divisions, and a general article). View more info

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Walk to the West.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1993

Seller ID: 36101


Edited by Dr Michael Stoddart. Limited to 880 copies thus (although not stated - there was also a special issue, the subscribers for which are listed). Large 8vo; xxviii, 76pp, folding map. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Account of an 1887 walk by lawyer/historian J.B. Walker, surveyor Sprent and others along the Linda Track to Mt Lyell, and thence to Macquarie Harbour and northwards to near Waratah. With colour and black & white illustrations by W.C. Piguenit. Published to mark the 150th anniversary of the Royal Society. View more info

Image for Prelude to Federation (1884-1898).  Extracts from the journal of James Backhouse Walker, F.R.G.S., legal practitioner, historian, author.

Prelude to Federation (1884-1898). Extracts from the journal of James Backhouse Walker, F.R.G.S., legal practitioner, historian, author.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: 1976

Seller ID: 5710


Edited by Peter Benson Walker. 500 numbered copies, signed by the editor. 200pp, frontis portrait of JBW, illustrations, endpaper maps (Alfred Mault's 1880s overlay of the streets of central Hobart on a sketch of the original shoreline and first settlement). Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

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The Deportation of the Norfolk Islanders to the Derwent in 1808. [I] The Settlement of Norfolk Island. [II] The Deportation to the Derwent.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart,, Government Printer: 1895

Seller ID: 5158


26pp, stapled in titling wrappers (slight rusting of staples and a slightly darkened strip adjacent to spine front and rear). Uncut and partly unopened. A very good clean copy. ***First published in the Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania for 1894-95, and issued thus (and as a Parliamentary Paper) in 1895. View more info

Prelude to Federation (1884-1898). Extracts from the journal of James Backhouse Walker, F.R.G.S., legal practitioner, historian, author.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: 1976

Seller ID: 7069


Edited by Peter Benson Walker. 500 numbered copies, signed by the editor. 200pp, frontis portrait of JBW, illustrated, endpaper maps (Alfred Mault's 1880s overlay of the streets of central Hobart on a sketch of the original shoreline and first settlement). Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper (chipped near head of spine). A very good clean copy in a good wrapper. View more info