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Image for The National Picture : the art of the Black War.

The National Picture : the art of the Black War.

By: BONYHADY, Tim & Greg Lehman.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Gallery of Australia: 2018

Seller ID: 35590


Square 4to. 254pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers with French flaps. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0642334765 View more info

On Two Tasmanian Crania (immature).

By: CROWTHER, Dr W.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 1930

Seller ID: 9970


in RSTPP for 1929, pp 123-7, 3 plates. Original wrappers. Very good. ***Comparing two children's crania, one 'found' by Dr C. at Oyster Cove, the other from the West Coast. Also in this issue: 'Tasmanian Stone Culture. Some Notes on Distinctive Types, Spokeshaves, Borers, and Chipping Tools, and their probable uses', by R.W. Legge (pp 39-43, 8 illus); 'Method of Mounting Tools on Koondi. Tribes East and North East of Lake Eyre', by George Aiston (pp 44-6, 6 illus); 'Magic Stones of the Tribes East and North East of Lake Eyre', by George Aiston (pp 47-51, 1 illus), 'Flinders, Baudin and Brow... View more info

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Wanting.

By: FLANAGAN, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Knopf: 2008

Seller ID: 27686


First edition, second impression. 256pp. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1741666554 View more info

Image for Looking for La Perouse : D'Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific 1792-1793.

Looking for La Perouse : D'Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific 1792-1793.

By: HORNER, Frank.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1996

Seller ID: 4566


318pp, 10 plates, 11 maps, 2 ship plans. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0522847587 View more info

Image for The French Reconnaissance : Baudin in Australia 1801-1803.

The French Reconnaissance : Baudin in Australia 1801-1803.

By: HORNER, Frank.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1987

Seller ID: 32145


First edition. 462pp, 16 plates, maps & line drawings. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0522843395 View more info

Image for Lure of the Southern Seas : the voyages of Dumont D'Urville 1826-1840.

Lure of the Southern Seas : the voyages of Dumont D'Urville 1826-1840.

By: HUNT, Susan; Martin Terry & Nicholas Thomas.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales: 2002

Seller ID: 15614


Large 4to. 144pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1876991003 View more info

True Patriots All; or, News from Early Australia, - as told in a collection of broadsides.

By: INGLETON, Geoffrey Chapman.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1966

Seller ID: 26897


3rd imp. 4to. 280pp, tipped-in coloured frontis (Gov. Arthur's signboard message to the VDL Aborigines), other illustrations in b&w. Original cloth with dustwrapper (extremities a little rubbed, slight chipping at head and tail of spine). Owner's details on front free endpaper. Very good. View more info

Image for Voyage in Search of La Perouse, performed by order of the Constituent Assembly, during the years 1791, 1792, 1793, and 1794.

Voyage in Search of La Perouse, performed by order of the Constituent Assembly, during the years 1791, 1792, 1793, and 1794.

By: LABILLARDIERE, J.J.H. de

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel/Da Capo Press: 1971

Seller ID: 4567


(Bibliotheca Australiana #67.) Facsimile of the first English edition (Ferguson 309). Thick 4to. xviii, 476, 66pp, large folding chart. Simile vellum with clear plastic wrapper. Fine. ***First published account of the D'Entrecasteaux expedition, by its naturalist. View more info

The Heritage of Australia: the illustrated register of the National Estate.

By: National Estate:

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan/Aust. Heritage Commission: 1981

Seller ID: 25496


4to. Paginated in state/territory sections: 1-82, 292, 196, 102, 132, 122, 152, 52, 83-188pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges slightly soiled, slight indentations to top edge of upper board, otherwise very good. ISBN 0333337506 ***Includes the Australian Antarctic territories. View more info

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D'Entrecasteaux en Nouvelle-Caledonie 1792 et 1793.

By: PISIER, Georges.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Noumea, La Societe d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Caledonie: 1976

Seller ID: 33069


(Publications de la Societe d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Caledonie, no 13.) 4to. 148pp, illustrations, 2 folding maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Tasmanian Aborigines.

By: PLOMLEY, Brian.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Launceston, Plomley Foundation: 1993

Seller ID: 4348


107pp, b&w photographs and illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0724641351 ***Revised issue of author's 'The Tasmanian Aborigines: a short account...' (1977). View more info

Image for Jorgen Jorgenson and the Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land. Being a reconstruction of his 'lost' book on their customs and habits, and on his role in the Roving Parties and the Black Line.

Jorgen Jorgenson and the Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land. Being a reconstruction of his 'lost' book on their customs and habits, and on his role in the Roving Parties and the Black Line.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B. (ed)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1991

Seller ID: 4341


1000 copies. 164pp, coloured frontis, 10 illustrations, folding coloured map (Military operations against the Aboriginal inhabitants of VDL) at rear. Blue linen with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528221 ***The imminent publication of a work entitled 'A Narrative of the Habits, Manners and Customs of the Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land', by Jorgen Jorgenson - the Danish adventurer/writer/convict, reputed sometime 'King' of Iceland etc etc - was announced in the Hobart Town press in 1837. The book never appeared, and this is the first publication of his incomplete manuscript which th... View more info

Image for Musquito : brutality and exile. Aboriginal resistance in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land.

Musquito : brutality and exile. Aboriginal resistance in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land.

By: POWELL. Michael

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2016

Seller ID: 34912


(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania, 4.) Small 4to. 222pp, illustrated. Soft covers with French flaps. Fine (new). ISBN 099456113X View more info

Image for Skinner Prout in Australia 1840-48.

Skinner Prout in Australia 1840-48.

By: PROUT: Brown, Tony & Hendrik Kolenberg.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery: 1986

Seller ID: 11392


4to. 80pp (including bibliography and main exhibitions, appendices on Prout’s portraits of Aborigines and Maoris, and Australian lithographs), 6 colour and 42 b&w plates. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***The only monograph on Prout in Australia, published for a 1987 touring exhibition. 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 Australia, and allowed the resident population to foster a powerful web of kinship. 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 resident population to foster a powerful web of kinship. View more info

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The Aborigines of Tasmania.

By: ROTH, H. Ling

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fuller's Bookshop: nd [1973]

Seller ID: 35900


Facsimile of the preferred second edition (published in Halifax, 1899, revised and enlarged from the 1890 edition; the print-runs were 200 and 225 copies respectively). Small 4to. xx, 228, ciii pp, frontispiece, 31 black & white plates (one folding), large folding 2-colour map at rear. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. The wrapper - printed on much-too-light paper - is in unusually nice condition; no tears and only a trifle sunned on the spine, and now in a protective sleeve. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for The Aborigines of Tasmania.

The Aborigines of Tasmania.

By: ROTH, H. Ling.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: [1973]

Seller ID: 21972


Facsimile of the preferred second edition (published in Halifax, 1899, revised and enlarged from the 1890 edition; the print-runs were 200 and 225 copies respectively). 4to. xx, 228, ciii pp, frontis, 31 plates (one folding), large folding map. Green papered boards lettered in white, lacking the dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol 2 no 2.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1989-90

Seller ID: 7483


95pp. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued. Very good. ***Papers: Aboriginal migration patterns; VDL & Port Phillip; British migration to Australia; Conditions for workers in Australia 1900-50; Treatment of convicts. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 5, no 1.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1996

Seller ID: 7489


Continuing the Bulletin for the Centre of Tasmanian Historical Studies. 177pp. Wrappers. ***Papers: Translating social inquiry into the art of history (by Janet McCalman); Australia's first political cartoon; St Mary's & St Virgil's Colleges & The Friends School (Hobart); the British Army & the Black War; Emancipist opposition to the Anti-Transportation League; Christian Brethren in NW Tasmania; Franklin (the town) & the Huon Valley; Planning Hobart, 1945-62; British child migration to Tasmania; Co-operation and collaboration between Aborigines and Europeans in early Tasmania. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 10 (2005). Migration : making Tasmania home?

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2005

Seller ID: 20378


Small 4to. 116pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes three papers from the Centre's 2004 conference, and six additional articles: Robin Haines: Tragedy or triumph? Migrant voyages to Australia in the age of sail. Jim Hammerton: Ten Pound Tasmanians, the British-Tasmanian experience of postwar assisted migration. Lyn Andersch: Tasmania - our most recent humanitarian arrivals. Billy Badger: 'Second-hand Realities', Erich Fried and Tasmania. Margaret Lindley: A College of Moral Exhibition, the Stranger in Hobart. Hamish Maxwell-Stewart: The life and death of James Thoas. Will Mooney: A Great ... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 9. Family and Gender in Australia and Tasmania.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2004

Seller ID: 18259


Small 4to. 147pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes papers from the Centre's 2003 conference, as well as three from the special 'Windschuttle debate' conference in Launceston May 2003. Anna Haebich: 'Bridging the Gap - Assimilation and Aboriginal Women and Their Households'. Patricia Grimshaw and Sharon Low: 'Looking Again at the Women's Vote in Tasmania'. Marilyn Lake: 'Translating Needs into Rights - Race, Manhood and the Family Wage'. Andrew Piper: 'Admission to Charitable Institutions in Colonial Tasmania - from Individual Failing to Social Problem'. Dianne Snowden: 'Convict Marriage... View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol 1, no 3.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1987

Seller ID: 7481


56pp. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. ***Papers: Tasmanian Aborigines (Plomley); Art in VDL (Joan Kerr) ; Writing the history of Tasmania (Robson) and Australia (Manning Clark); Sullivan's Cove (Audrey Hudspeth & Lindy Scripps). View more info

Image for Unearthed : the Aboriginal Tasmanians of Kangaroo Island.

Unearthed : the Aboriginal Tasmanians of Kangaroo Island.

By: TAYLOR, Rebe.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2002

Seller ID: 18697


386pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1862545529 View more info

Image for Black War: the extermination of the Tasmanian Aborigines.

Black War: the extermination of the Tasmanian Aborigines.

By: TURNBULL, Clive.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cheshire-Lansdowne: 1965

Seller ID: 6413


Reprint. 274pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for New Holland Journal, November 1833 - October 1834.

New Holland Journal, November 1833 - October 1834.

By: Von HÜGEL, Baron Charles.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Melb., Miegunyah Press (MUP) in assoc. with the State Library of NSW: 1994

Seller ID: 4726


Translated and edited Dymphna Clark. Botanical Index by Roger Hnatiuk. xxii, 540pp, 20 coloured plates and many other illustrations, 4 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little faded). Very good. ***Von Hügel was an Austrian diplomat with an interest in exotic plants. His journal (held by the Mitchell Library) details his travels in the Aust. colonies - Swan River & King George Sound, Van Diemen's Land (pp. 96-167), NSW and Norfolk Island - 'an insightful record of the flora he found here and the people he met... with acute and generally unflattering commentari... View more info