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Image for The Story of Port Dalrymple : life and work in Northern Tasmania.

The Story of Port Dalrymple : life and work in Northern Tasmania.

By: BETHELL, L.S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Education Dept.: [1957].

Seller ID: 5266


First edition. x, 194pp, 9 maps/plans, illustrated in black and white, index. Original pictorial wrappers (slight fading of spine, otherwise very bright). A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Story of Port Dalrymple : life and work in Northern Tasmania.

By: BETHELL, L.S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1980

Seller ID: 5267


x, 194pp, [10]pp index, 9 maps/plans, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Facsimile reprint of 1957 edition. View more info

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An Iron Will : mining in Beaconsfield 1804 to 1877.

By: BURCH, Nigel.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Author?: 2012

Seller ID: 36259


4to. 250pp, illutstrated in colour and b&w, maps, bibliography, index. Soft covers. ISBN 0987371304 *** 'Before the gold rush of 1877, the Beaconsfield district was the centre of Australia's iron industry. It was here that the largest iron smelter in the southern hemisphere was built on the west bank of the Tamar River - forty years before BHP Newcastle. This book documents the events and introduces the people who explored the region from the first settlement in 1804' (rear cover). Contains information on the Tasmanian Charcoal Iron Company, 1872-73, British and Tasmanian Charcoal Iron Company... View more info

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Duck Reach and Launceston's electric light : the story of Australia's first publicly owned hydro-electric power scheme.

By: BURGESS, Julian.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Launceston, Christopher (Gus) Green: 2016

Seller ID: 34602


4to. 184pp, well illustrated in b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). View more info

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Flotsam and Jetsam: floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

By: BUTTON, Henry.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, The Examiner: 1993

Seller ID: 24870


Facsimile reprint. 480pp, frontis, 36 illustrations, new extended index. Soft covers; slight crease near spine on front corner. A good to very good clean copy. ***Much on early Launceston and environs. Button was editor of The Examiner, and Mayor of the city. View more info

Image for Flotsam and Jetsam : floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

Flotsam and Jetsam : floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

By: BUTTON, Henry.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press for The Examiner: 1993

Seller ID: 6053


Facsimile reprint; 100 copies thus. 471pp, plus [27]pp (new extended index), frontis, 36 illustrations. Case-bound in blue cloth, gold-blocked titles on the spine and upper board. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457558 ***Much on early Launceston and environs. Button was editor of The Examiner, and mayor of the city. View more info

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The Fabric of Launceston : a collaborative community history.

By: DUNNING, Tom; Barbara Valentine & Paul Richards (eds)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, LGH Historical Committee: 2016

Seller ID: 34789


First printing of 300 copies. Small 4to. 306pp, a few illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994538669 ***Over 50 authors have contributed short essays on the aboriginal, convict, colonial, social, transport, business, religious, institutional, cultural, sporting etc etc history of Tasmania's 'northern capital'. View more info

Beaconsfield Gold.

By: KERRISON, Janet.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beaconsfield, Rotary Club: 1963

Seller ID: 4412


48pp, illustrated with b&w photographs, map, mine plan. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. View more info

Image for Centenary... 1849--1949 Launceston Chamber of Commerce.

Centenary... 1849--1949 Launceston Chamber of Commerce.

By: Launceston:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, Launceston Chamber of Commerce: 1949

Seller ID: 31218


Printed by W.R. Rolph & Sons, Proprietors of "The Examiner". Oblong 4to. 20pp, well illustrated, full page map. Stapled in wrappers. Very good to fine. ***Includes a survey of Launceston and the North's primary and secondary industries, communications, sport & tourism & leisure activities. View more info

Image for The Gateway to Tasmania : a survey of the past achievements and the future prospects of Launceston and Northern Tasmania.

The Gateway to Tasmania : a survey of the past achievements and the future prospects of Launceston and Northern Tasmania.

By: Launceston:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, W.R. Rolph & Sons, Proprietors of "The Examiner": 1949

Seller ID: 22438


Oblong 4to. 32pp, well illustrated, full page map. Stapled in wrappers; the upper with a cut-away window to reveal the photograph of the city (from Trevallyn) on the first page. Very good to fine. ***A promotional survey of Launceston and the North's primary and secondary industries, communications, sport & tourism & leisure activities; published by the operators of the city's newspaper and commercial radio station. View more info

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Early Deloraine.

By: Meredith, Louisa & Daniel Griffin.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press: nd

Seller ID: 5837


137pp, b&w photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457019 ***Extracts from Meredith's My Home in Tasmania (1852) and Griffin's Deloraine Past & Present (articles in The Daily Telegraph, 1893-94). View more info

The Journals of Charlotte Cleveland.

By: MORRIS, Gill.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Friends of the Library, Launceston: 2006

Seller ID: 21491


(Local History Series, No. 1.) 88pp, illus. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0977546209 ***Charlotte Cleveland (1819-84) arrived in Launceston, Van Diemen's Land, with her husband William and four small children in August 1852. William had previously been in the colony 1838-42, trading cargo between Launceston, Adelaide and Sydney in his vessel 'Munford', and had bought property near Launceston before his return to England. The family lived in Launceston until 1864 when they moved to Melbourne, but returned in 1877. This book features her journal of the 1852 voyage, with additional informat... View more info

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Launceston Revealed : being an exhaustive and instructive cartographic investigation of the advancement of Launceston, Tasmania...

By: PARSONS, Andrew; with learned remarks by John Dent..

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery: 2019

Seller ID: 36107


Oblong 4to. 90pp, well illustrated, mostly in in colour. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0977595552 ***The images drawn mostly from the collection of the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, many previously unpublished. View more info

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Going to the Mechanics: a history of the Launceston Mechanics' Institute 1842-1914.

By: PETROW, Stefan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston, Historical Survey of Northern Tasmania: 1998

Seller ID: 5687


(HSNT no 4.) 216pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0958593612 View more info

Recollections at Robigana.

By: PHILLIPS, Joan.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Robigana (Tas), Author: 1982

Seller ID: 20553


xxii, 89pp, illus. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ***The West Tamar, in Tasmania's north. View more info

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On the Tide : stories of the Tamar.

By: Richardson, Peter (ed).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Launceston Library: 2005

Seller ID: 13865


Published with support of the Friends of the Launceston Library. Oblong 4to. 180pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0957937903 ***The first of a series of three: a collection of 85 short pieces on the history of the Tamar River (from the city of Launceston to Bass Strait), first published in the local press, and each accompanied by an illustration. View more info

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On the Tide : stories of the Tamar.

By: Richardson, Peter (ed).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Launceston Library: 2005

Seller ID: 20638


Published with support of the Friends of the Launceston Library. Third impression. Oblong 4to. 180pp, illustrated. Soft covers, extremities slightly rubbed; otherwise a good clean copy. Owner's name at head of title-page. ISBN 0957937903 ***The first of a series of three: a collection of 85 short pieces on the history of the Tamar River (from the city of Launceston to Bass Strait), first published in the local press, and each accompanied by an illustration. View more info

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On the Tide 2 : more stories of the Tamar.

By: Richardson, Peter (ed).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Launceston Library: 2003

Seller ID: 27486


Published with support of the Friends of the Launceston Library. Oblong 4to. 216pp, illustrated, folding map at rear. A fine clean copy. ISBN 095793792X ***A collection of 98 short pieces on the history of the Tamar River (from the city of Launceston to Bass Strait), first published in the local press, and each accompanied by an illustration. View more info

Image for On the Tide 3 : more stories of the Tamar.

On the Tide 3 : more stories of the Tamar.

By: Richardson, Peter (editor).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Launceston Library: 2007

Seller ID: 23452


Published with support of the Friends of the Launceston Library. Oblong 4to. 224pp, well illustrated in black & white. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0957937938 View more info

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A History of Evandale.

By: Von STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Birchalls: 1967

Seller ID: 19538


(A Birchalls Centenary Publication.) 100pp, illustrated. Stapled with soft covers drawn on. A very good clean copy. View more info

The Story of Holy Trinity Church, Cressy. Written for the Centenary Celebrations 1858-1958.

By: Von Stieglitz, K.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Church?: [1958]

Seller ID: 4535


[24]pp. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

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A History of Evandale.

By: Von STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Evandale Historical Society: 1992

Seller ID: 36310


Revised edition. 100pp, b&w photographs. Soft covers. A very good to fine clean copy. Owner's name. ***This edition includes an index. View more info

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A History of Evandale.

By: Von STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Birchalls: 1967

Seller ID: 36308


(A Birchalls Centenary Publication.) Revised edition (first published 1946 as Days and Ways in Old Evandale). 100pp, b&w photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for A Short History of Cressy and Bishopsbourne: with some notes on the Lake River pioneers.

A Short History of Cressy and Bishopsbourne: with some notes on the Lake River pioneers.

By: Von Stieglitz, K.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: 1976

Seller ID: 36309


Reprint. 52pp. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***This reprint has added an index. View more info