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Those were the days. Anecdotes collected by Retired Senior Volunteers Programme members.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Department of Sport & Recreation: 1988?

Seller ID: 29112


4to. Duplicated typescript with stiff plastic binding. 82pp. ***The reminiscences of 12 elderly Tasmanians (Hobart and southern districts), mostly concerning the early decades of the 20th century. View more info

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Hobart Town Courier. This Journal contains every Official Notice in the Hobart Town Gazette of this day. [Eight individual issues from 1833]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1833

Seller ID: 32977


The issues are those of 11 & 25 January; 15 & 22 February; 27 September; 4 & 11 October 1833. ***OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY, the price is per issue*** View more info

Image for Against the Grain : with the Huon Pine loggers of the West Coast of Tasmania.

Against the Grain : with the Huon Pine loggers of the West Coast of Tasmania.

By: ABEL, Gordon.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Author: [1996]

Seller ID: 5211


64pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Port Arthur Sketchbook.

By: ADAM SMITH, Patsy.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1971

Seller ID: 11557


Drawings by Arthur Phillips. 64pp, 29 illus. Papered boards with pictorial dustwrapper. Very good. ***Signed by both author and illustrator. ISBN 0851791719 View more info

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Port Arthur Sketchbook.

By: ADAM SMITH, Patsy. Drawings by Arthur Phillips.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1974

Seller ID: 5060


64pp, 29 illustrations. Papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned and lightly chipped at the head). A good clean copy. ISBN 0851791719 View more info

Image for The Enigmatic Mr Strange. Creating a Past : the life and art of Frederick Strange c1807-1873.

The Enigmatic Mr Strange. Creating a Past : the life and art of Frederick Strange c1807-1873.

By: ADKINS, Yvonne.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Launceston, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery: 2017

Seller ID: 35316


Oblong small 4to. 92pp, well illustrated in colour. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0975802631 ***Produced to accompany the first exhibition of the convict landscape and portrait painter's work. View more info

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Convict Lives : at Cascades Female Factory. Volume Two.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison & Alice Meredith Hodgson (eds).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Convict Women's Press: 2018

Seller ID: 35690


210pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0994385919 ***The second book in this series relating to the Cascades Female Factory (in South Hobart, Van Diemen's Land / Tasmania), with biographies of 29 female convicts who spent time there between 1829 and 1855. Other titles in the series concern the Ross, Launceston and George Town female factories. View more info

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The Companion to Tasmanian History.

By: Alexander, Alison (ed).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2005

Seller ID: 19139


566pp, illustrated, coloured endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little sunned, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 186295223X ***1073 entries, by 415 authors, and 18 thematic essays. 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

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The Companion to Tasmanian History.

By: Alexander, Alison (ed).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2005

Seller ID: 35902


566pp, illustrated, coloured endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine quite sunned, extremities a little rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 186295223X ***1073 entries, by 415 authors, and 18 thematic essays. View more info

Jane Franklin Hall 1950-2010 : the story of a residential college.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Jane Franklin Hall: 2010

Seller ID: 29647


4to. 143pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very slight small mark where owner's name label removed from front enpaper, otherwise fine. View more info

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The Ambitions of Jane Franklin : Victorian lady adventurer.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Seller ID: 31417


First edition (the larger format). x, 294pp, 4pp colour and 8pp b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1742375693 *** Jane (nee Griffin), Lady Franklin, the wife of the Arctic explorer and Lieut-Governor of Van Diemen's Land (1837-43), Sir John Franklin. View more info

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Governors' Ladies: the wives and mistresses of Van Diemen's Land governors.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1987

Seller ID: 8051


First edition. 188pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Eastern Shore : a history of Clarence.

The Eastern Shore : a history of Clarence.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rosny Park, Tas, Clarence City Council: 2003

Seller ID: 30551


4to. 422pp, b&w and coloured photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0959428135 View more info

Image for The O'Connors of Connorville : a great Australian story.

The O'Connors of Connorville : a great Australian story.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2017

Seller ID: 35534


Large 8vo. 306pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers with French flaps. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0995381437 View more info

Image for The Zinc Works : producing zinc at Risdon 1916-1991.

The Zinc Works : producing zinc at Risdon 1916-1991.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Pasminco Metals - EZ: 1992

Seller ID: 33214


Small 4to. 360pp, illustrated in b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Duck and Green Peas! Forever!  Finding Utopia in Tasmania.

Duck and Green Peas! Forever! Finding Utopia in Tasmania.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2018

Seller ID: 35912


4to, 202pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0648218058 *** Tells the stories of Aborigines, settlers on the land and other immigrants, political activists, modern-day commune dwellers and others who have sought utopias of different shades in various parts of Tasmania. View more info

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A Heritage of Welfare and Caring : the EZ Community Council, 1918-1991.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Pasminco Metals–EZ: 1991

Seller ID: 7798


194pp, illus in b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646070126 ***The welfare arm of the Electrolytic Zinc Company's works at Risdon, near Hobart. View more info

Image for Locomotive Enginemen of Tasmania.

Locomotive Enginemen of Tasmania.

By: ANCHEN, Nick.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Sierra Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 35929


Oblong 4to. 184pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0992538831 View more info

Image for Clerk of the House: the reminiscences of Hugh Munro Hull, 1818-1882.

Clerk of the House: the reminiscences of Hugh Munro Hull, 1818-1882.

By: ANDEL, Lucille V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Author: 1984

Seller ID: 4727


1000 numbered copies. 204pp, index, biographical appendix. Brown cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0959276106 ***Hull was Clerk of the Tasmanian House of Assembly and the author of kalendars, guides, statistical summaries on the colony. View more info

Image for Simpkinson de Wesselow : landscape painter in Van Diemen's Land and the Port Phillip District, 1844-1848.

Simpkinson de Wesselow : landscape painter in Van Diemen's Land and the Port Phillip District, 1844-1848.

By: ANGUS, Max

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1984

Seller ID: 4385


#561 of 1000 numbered copies, signed by the author. Square 4to. 192pp, 61 full-page colour plates (one a folding panorama) and full illustrated catalogue of the artist's 217 known works (small b&w images). Blue cloth, gilt device on the upper board, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528132 View more info

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A Salute to Watercolour.

By: ANGUS, Max.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1996

Seller ID: 4384


1000 copies, signed by Max Angus. Square 4to. 132pp, 51 colour plates, pictorial endpapers. Blue cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528280 ***The first part is a survey of the medium of watercolour, from its origins in Europe, through its flowering in England in the 18th & 19th centuries, to its role in the topographical recording of Australian colonies. The second part (to some extent autobiographical, with many examples of the author's own work), discusses the medium in modern Australia. View more info

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The Scott Letters : VDL & Scotland 1836-55.

By: ARCHER, D.J.L. (ed)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Launceston, [2009/2016]

Seller ID: 31410


4to. viii, 436pp, illustrated, map, plans, portraits. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 187626151X *** First produced in small print run, primarily for the family, and reissued in 2016 in another small print run. View more info

Image for St Matthew's of Clarence Plains 1843-1993.

St Matthew's of Clarence Plains 1843-1993.

By: ARNOLD, Fonda.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1993

Seller ID: 36011


4to. 68pp, illustrated. Duplicated typescript. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Considering Art in Tasmania.

By: Art:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Fine Arts Press: 1985

Seller ID: 27358


[60]pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little sunned). A very good clean copy. ***Comprises a reprint of pp 473-532 of Art and Australia, volume 22, no 4; with articles on the collections in the Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, the State Library of Tasmania (special collections) and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery; contemporary landscape art; John Skinner Prout; Benjamin Duterrau; Jack Carington Smith; George Davis, David Chapman & Anton Holner; craft in Tasmania; and the Tasmanian art scene. View more info

Image for Art in Australia, a quarterly magazine. Third series, no 30: Tasmanian number : and a new section on Industrial and Applied Art.

Art in Australia, a quarterly magazine. Third series, no 30: Tasmanian number : and a new section on Industrial and Applied Art.

By: Art: Ure Smith, Sydney & Leon Gellert (eds).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: December,1929

Seller ID: 28760


[26]pp with 6 tipped-in coloured plates & 48 monochrome plates (paintings and photographs) on Tasmania; the Industrial and Applied Art section with 17 plates, 7 in colour. Stiff card covers with wrapper: the overlapping edges with some small breaks (as usual), small area of silverfishing to rear cover. Slight marks on the first (blank) page, otherwise internally very clean and crisp. A very good copy. View more info

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A Pictorial History of the Railways and Tramways of Western Tasmania.

By: AUBREY, Ronald K.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: [1975]

Seller ID: 12935


4to. 52pp, b&w illustrations. Stapled in pictorial stiff wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959903410 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 Tasmanian Artists of the Twentieth Century : painters, sculptors, printmakers and photographers, 1900-1985.

Tasmanian Artists of the Twentieth Century : painters, sculptors, printmakers and photographers, 1900-1985.

By: BACKHOUSE, Sue.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hobart, Pandani Press: 1988

Seller ID: 23771


Special issue: with an original etching, signed and numbered (112/150), by Hobart artist George Davis bound in before the title page. 4to. 244pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Morocco-grained synthetic cloth, with the black cloth-covered slipcase. ISBN 0731618378 View more info

Image for The Coal Resources of Tasmania : Geological Survey Bulletin 64.

The Coal Resources of Tasmania : Geological Survey Bulletin 64.

By: BACON, C.A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Resources and Energy: 1991

Seller ID: 35456


4to. 170pp, maps, diagrams and illustrations; 2 folding maps and 4 foldimng cross-sections in rear pocket. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0724619879 View more info

Image for A Research on the Eucalypts of Tasmania and their essential oils.

A Research on the Eucalypts of Tasmania and their essential oils.

By: BAKER, R.T. & H.G. Smith

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, John Vail, Government Printer: 1912

Seller ID: 34638


Read before the Royal Society of Tasmania. Communicated by L. Rodway, Esq., Government Botanist, October 14, 1912. 8vo. 72pp, 4 plates (at rear). Stapled with grey printed wrappers drawn on, as issued; spine sunned and a little rubbed, tiny nick from fore-edge of the upper wrapper and a small (tea?) stain at its top corner (and, though diminishing, the first few leaves). Owner's details inside front cover. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Landscape & Man : the interaction between man and environment in Western Tasmania.

Landscape & Man : the interaction between man and environment in Western Tasmania.

By: BANKS. M.R. & J.B. Kirkpatrick (eds).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1977

Seller ID: 35131


The proceedings of a symposium organised by the Royal Society of Tasmania, November 1976. Small 4to. 200pp, maps, diagrams and illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0959867929 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 Lunnicks Steam Powered Contractors : the stories of the people and the steam engines.

Lunnicks Steam Powered Contractors : the stories of the people and the steam engines.

By: BARKER, Gary.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Murrumbateman NSW, Author: 2009

Seller ID: 26656


4to. 144pp, illustrated, map. Soft covers. This is an unused (new) copy, but there is a slight scrape to the front cover. ISBN 0646515616 ***The civil engineering firm Lunnicks was established in the UK in 1946, and in 1951 moved - along with many of their employees and their families - to Tasmania's north-west coast. Most of these immigrants still live in Tasmania. View more info

The Russians in Hobart 1823.

By: BARRATT, Glynn.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2004

Seller ID: 17540


162pp, 4pp illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1862951268 ***The visit to the Derwent River and Hobart Town of two ships from the Russian Baltic fleet in May 1823. View more info

Image for History of the Church of England in Tasmania.

History of the Church of England in Tasmania.

By: BARRETT, W.R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed at "The Mercury" Press: 1942

Seller ID: 4400


8vo. 92pp, illustrated. Stiff cloth-backed papered card, cut flush. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Smile at your District Inspector... it will worry him sick! Ftrom high seas to counting stamps; the entertaining memoirs of a war-time sailor who became an Inspector of Post Offices.

By: BASHFIELD, Jim.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2011

Seller ID: 30930


168pp. Soft covers. Very good. Inscribed by the author. ISBN 0646535366 View more info

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

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 fisheries, oil and gas). These (and two others relating to the Strait) appear in this volume - including the bibliography of Bass S... View more info

Image for The Convict Ships 1787-1868.

The Convict Ships 1787-1868.

By: BATESON, Charles.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson: 1985

Seller ID: 4408


Reprint of second (revised & best) edition. 8vo. 422pp, frontis and 13 plates. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0851741959 View more info

Image for Callaghan & Batman, Van Diemen's Land 1825.

Callaghan & Batman, Van Diemen's Land 1825.

By: Batman, John: Edited by E. F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1979

Seller ID: 25915


500 numbered copies. F'cap folio. 44pp, 3 illustrations (three documents, one a double-page map). Blue cloth with dustwrapper (some uneven fading, the laminate a little crinkled in places, as usual). A very good clean copy in a good wrapper. ***Documents concerning John Batman and Eliza Callaghan, who he was to marry in 1828, but particularly the police search of his Ben Lomond property in 1825 for Eliza, who was then an absconding felon. View more info

Image for Port Arthur Railway across Tasman Peninsula.

Port Arthur Railway across Tasman Peninsula.

By: BAYLEY, William A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bulli, NSW, Austrail Publications: [1971]

Seller ID: 4411


64pp, illustrated. Stapled in wrappers, slight surface rubbing, owner's name at head of front cover; otherwise a very good clean copy. ***An account of Australia's first railway, powered by convicts. View more info

Image for Deadly Winter : the life of Sir John Franklin.

Deadly Winter : the life of Sir John Franklin.

By: BEARDSLEY, Martyn.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 15014


272pp, b&w illustrations, map. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of Dover & Port Esperance Tasmania. Volume 1: Earliest Years, 1845-1875.

A History of Dover & Port Esperance Tasmania. Volume 1: Earliest Years, 1845-1875.

By: BEECHEY, Norm & Dorothy Baker.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dover, Tas., Authors: 1997

Seller ID: 35943


4to. x, 174pp, maps, photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646347489 View more info

Image for The World of John Boultbee : including an account of sealing in Australia and New Zealand.

The World of John Boultbee : including an account of sealing in Australia and New Zealand.

By: BEGG, A. Charles & Neil C.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Whitcoulls: 1979

Seller ID: 6527


First edition. 330pp, 133 illustrations (over 60 in colour), 30 figures/maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. Two slight tape marks from a previous covering on each free endpaper. Owner's name. A very good clean copy. ***Much on the Bass Strait seal fishery. View more info

Image for Primal Places : Tasmania.

Primal Places : Tasmania.

By: BELL, Chris.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Laurel Press: 2002

Seller ID: 16504


Square 4to. 104pp. Black cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0958082502 ***Colour wilderness photography, over 60 images, with the photographer's text, based on field trip notes. View more info

Image for Primal Places : Tasmania.

Primal Places : Tasmania.

By: BELL, Chris.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Laurel Press: 2002

Seller ID: 35720


Square 4to. 104pp. Black cloth with dustwrapper. Slight bump top corner of lower board, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0958082502 ***Colour wilderness photography, over 60 images, with the photographer's text, based on field trip notes. View more info

Sir Valentine Fleming: second Chief Justice of Tasmania 1854-1869, Acting Chief Justice 1872-1874.

By: BENNETT, J.M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Leichhardt, NSW, Federation Press: 2007

Seller ID: 23864


(Lives of the Australian Chief Justices.) 250pp, b&w illus. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 1862876649 View more info

Image for The Quiet Achievers : the history of the Port of Devonport.

The Quiet Achievers : the history of the Port of Devonport.

By: BENNETT, Maureen.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), [Port of Devonport Authority]: 1995

Seller ID: 35443


254pp, illustrated. Pictorial papered boards. A fine clean copy. ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0949457841 View more info

Image for Quaker Life in Tasmania : the first hundred years.

Quaker Life in Tasmania : the first hundred years.

By: BENNETT, Michael.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania Library: 2007

Seller ID: 22201


Square 8vo. 64pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1862953678 View more info

Port Arthur, Tasmania.

By: BENNETT, Richard (photographs) & Lucy (text).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingston (Tas), Good Intent Enterprises: 1997

Seller ID: 8701


4to. 64pp. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 064631677X ***Colour photography. View more info