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Image for 100 Years of Excellence : Launceston High School to Launceston College 1913-2013.

100 Years of Excellence : Launceston High School to Launceston College 1913-2013.

By: WOODS, Patricia (ed).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, The College: 2013

Seller ID: 35418


4to. xiv, 272pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0987604279 ***Includes a full reprint of the 1976 publication (by the the Launceston Matriculation College) '60 Years On' View more info

Image for 15 Beautiful Views of Hobart (Tasman Series).

15 Beautiful Views of Hobart (Tasman Series).

By: Hobart:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arbuckle, Waddell: nd [ late1930s?]

Seller ID: 31175


90x165mm booklet, stapled in wrappers, as issued. 15 black & white photographs: a panorama of 'Hobart and Mount Wellington from Bellerive' as centrefold. The covers faded, spine a bit worn with closed split at the head, the lettering and image still bright; clean and in good condition. Inscription inside front cover. ***Images of the city and environs, including the EZ zinc smelter at Risdon and apple-growing in the Huon Valley. One image shows a new-looking Pinnacle Road to Mt Wellington (completed in 1937). Evidently a reprint of an earlier folder-booklet by J. Walch & Sons. View more info

30 YEARS OF ROTARY IN HOBART.

By: BROOKS, G.V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1955

Seller ID: 15045


96pp, b&w photographs. Original papered boards (short split at rear joint). Occasional marks in margins. Annotation on front paste-down. Good. View more info

Image for 366 Days of Tasmania : a story for every day of the year.

366 Days of Tasmania : a story for every day of the year.

By: GUNN, Thomas.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Launceston, Footprints in the Past: 2016

Seller ID: 35181


Special issue: only ten copies thus were produced, with only five made available for sale. These were numbered 6 to 10 and signed by the author. 8vo. 168pp, illustrated in b&w. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean (new) copy. ISBN 0995411603 View more info

A Catalogue of Leonard Rodway's Collection of Fungi. I. Hymenomycetes and Gasteromycetes.

By: CHANG, Yu Shyun and Gintaras Kantvilas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, TMAG: 1993

Seller ID: 27728


Tasmanian Herbarium Occasional Publication No.4. 4to. 52pp, full-page black & white portrait of Rodway. Soft covers (small sticker mark on front, a little rubbing). Covers good+, interior fine. View more info

Image for A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania.

A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania.

By: BOTTRILL, W.E. & R.S. Baker.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Mineral Resources Tasmania: 2008

Seller ID: 35921


(Tasmanian Geological Survey Bulletin 73.) 4to. 254pp, well illustrated in colour, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0724640215 View more info

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

Image for A Century of Tasmanian Railways, 1871-1971.

A Century of Tasmanian Railways, 1871-1971.

By: STOKES, H.J.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Govt. Printer: [1971]

Seller ID: 4972


Prepared for the Transport Commission, Tasmania. Small 4to. 32pp, illustrated. Stapled with soft covers drawn on. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A Check-List of the Mollusca of Tasmania.

A Check-List of the Mollusca of Tasmania.

By: MAY, W.L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1921

Seller ID: 4862


114pp. Staple-bound, with grey wrappers drawn on, as issued. Slight damp mark at head of front cover, minor chipping at foot of spine; the damp mark is even slighter at the top corner of the first three leaves, otherwise a 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 Confidential Despatch from Sir John Franklin on Female Convicts, Van Diemen's Land M.DCCC.XLIII. Addressed to the Secretary of State, Lord Stanley, and now transcribed with notes by Eustace FitzSymonds from the Colonial Office Manuscript.

By: Franklin, Sir John.

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1996

Seller ID: 36220


#20 of 105 numbered copies. 84pp. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Franklin's rather tardy despatch - the subject had been long neglected (as had the appalling conditions in the female establishments) - including much on extent of 'unnatural vice'. View more info

Image for 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.

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

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: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1967

Seller ID: 24210


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 white one, extremities a little rubbed, slight soiling, now in protective sleeve). Owner's details on front paste-down, the insert's staples rusted, otherwise a 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 Glance at Australia in 1880: or, Food from the South...

A Glance at Australia in 1880: or, Food from the South...

By: FRANKLYN, H. Mortimer.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Review Publishing Company: 1881

Seller ID: 36155


8vo. xxii (advertisments), xx, 414pp, [2], cviii (Pastoral and Agricultural Directory & advertisments);coloured endpapers also with advertisements (and the free eps included in the pagination. Original brown cloth, decorated and ruled in black, spine lettered in gilt. The endpapers have offsetting and light damp-staining (which does not extend to text pages) and the front paste-down has an owner's unsophisticated bookplate. A few spots of foxing on the edges, the pages clean and crisp. A very good clean copy. [title continues] Showing the present condition and production of some of its leading... View more info

A Guide to Tasmanian Government Administration.

By: WETTENHALL, R.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Platypus: 1968

Seller ID: 5182


348pp. Case-bound with printed cloth. Very good. View more info

Image for A Handbook of the Plants of Tasmania.

A Handbook of the Plants of Tasmania.

By: SPICER, Rev. W.W.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, J. Walch & Sons: 1878

Seller ID: 36141


Small 8vo. xxiv, 160pp, 2pp publisher's adverts; coloured frontis (Waratah) and 3 b&w plates. Original green blind- and gilt-stamped cloth, with coloured frontis. A touch of light spotting on a few pages early and late, the gutter at the title-page a little strained; otherwise a very good copy. The small label of the Library of J.H. Maiden (#577, 19 Nov 1888) on the front paste-down, another owner's name at head of the title-page. ***From the collection of Joseph Henry Maiden (1859-1925), the well-known Australian botanist. Ferguson 16078. View more info

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

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 A History of Bothwell, Tasmania.

A History of Bothwell, Tasmania.

By: WEEDING, John Seymour.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Drinkwater: [1981]

Seller ID: 7083


106pp, b&w photographs. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949903019 View more info

Image for A History of Bridport : to commemorate the centenary of the proclamation of the township of Bridport, 1883-1983.

A History of Bridport : to commemorate the centenary of the proclamation of the township of Bridport, 1883-1983.

By: JENNINGS, J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bridport, Author: 1983

Seller ID: 4455


4to. xvi, 220pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Mid-brown cloth with dustwrapper (a little creased at head of spine, with internal tape repair). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959210105 View more info

Image for A History of Evandale.

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

Image for A History of Mount Stuart.

A History of Mount Stuart.

By: METCALFE, D.H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Mount Stuart Progress Association: 2001

Seller ID: 36086


First issue. 4to. 58pp, duplicated typescript. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Signed by the author. ISBN 0646411276 *** The residential suburb of Hobart. View more info

Image for A History of Mount Stuart.

A History of Mount Stuart.

By: METCALFE, D.H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Mount Stuart Progress Association: 2001

Seller ID: 35378


Reprint, with amendments. 4to. 60pp, duplicated typescript. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's details on title-page. ISBN 0646411276 *** The residential suburb of Hobart. View more info

Image for A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1986

Seller ID: 4974


Fourth edition. 4to. 212pp, well illustrated with black & white and colour photographs, maps. Soft covers. Related newspaper clipping and 2 large black & white photographs of trains loosely inserted. Small silverfish nibble on first page, light fading adjacent to spine, otherwise very good. ISBN 0959209808 View more info

Image for A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1984

Seller ID: 17381


Second edition. 4to. 198pp, well illustrated. Soft covers (small shadow left by price sticker over map at top corner front cover). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959209808 View more info

Image for A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1983

Seller ID: 9207


First edition. 4to. 198pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy, signed by the author. ISBN 0959209808 ***Published to coincide with the Lyell Centenary. View more info

Image for A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1984

Seller ID: 8502


Second edition. 4to. 212pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by the author. View more info

Image for A History of Royal Tennis in Australia.

A History of Royal Tennis in Australia.

By: GARNETT, Michael P.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Mt Waverley, Vic, Historical Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 22841


224pp, black & white and colour illustrations. Maroon synthetic cloth with gilt titling and decoration, with dustwrapper (slight rubbing). Ribbon marker. Corrigenda slip loosely inserted. Very good+. ISBN 095922940X 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: 36052


(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 to fine clean copy. 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: $300.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 36094


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 1.) First published Hobart, 1884 (Ferguson 9580). De Luxe issue: #23 of 100 copies thus. 462pp, folding map, 4 coloured plates (Bock aboriginal portraits) & one other (James 'Philosopher' Smith). Full dark blue leather, blind-stamped decorations, spine label and raised bands, with the publisher's plain card sleeve. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of Tasmania.

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

Image for A History of Tasmania.

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

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 (now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0195543645 View more info

A History of Tasmania. Volume II : colony and state from 1856 to the 1980s.

By: ROBSON, Lloyd

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 20957


First (only) edition. 664pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards; lacking the dustwrapper, but with a neat plastic covering (no tape used). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0195530314 ***The print run for Volume II was smaller than that of Volume I and it is now quite hard to find on its own. View more info

Image for A History of Tasmania. Volume II : colony and state from 1856 to the 1980s.

A History of Tasmania. Volume II : colony and state from 1856 to the 1980s.

By: ROBSON, Lloyd

Price: $265.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 5413


First edition. 664pp, illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0195530314 ***The print run for Volume II was smaller than that of its predecessor and it is now quite hard to find on its own. View more info

Image for A History of Tasmanian Cricket.

A History of Tasmanian Cricket.

By: PAGE, Roger.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: [1957]

Seller ID: 26191


144pp, 16 plates. Stapled in stiff plain card wrappers cut flush, with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of the Lower Midlands.

A History of the Lower Midlands.

By: WEEDING, J.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 8138


Fourth printing. 136pp, black & white photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of Tunbridge and Woodbury.

A History of Tunbridge and Woodbury.

By: WEEDING, J.S.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New Norfolk, Author?: 1978

Seller ID: 5204


61pp, b&w photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

A Home in the Colonies. Edward Braddon's letters to India from North-West Tasmania, 1878.

By: BRADDON, Edward.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: 1980

Seller ID: 15105


Edited by Scott Bennett. In Vol 27/4, December 1980, pp119-216, illus. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. ***Braddon wrote these, soon after his arrival in Tasmania from India, as a series of articles for the Calcutta Statesman and Friend of India. View more info

Image for A Hundred Years of Yachting.

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 Key to the Birds of Australia and Tasmania ; with their geographical distribution in Australia.

A Key to the Birds of Australia and Tasmania ; with their geographical distribution in Australia.

By: HALL, Robert.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Melbourne/London, Melville Mullen & Slade / Dulau & Co.: [1899]

Seller ID: 35618


8vo. xii, 116pp, frontis, full-page map. Cloth-backed papered boards, cut flush. Front hinge a little strained, top corner of front endpaper torn away, lower margin of pp27-8 torn away, well away from text, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

Image for A List of Tasmanian Aboriginal material in collections in Europe.

A List of Tasmanian Aboriginal material in collections in Europe.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Launceston, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery: 1962

Seller ID: 4344


(Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, New Series, no. 15.) 18pp. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A Living Force : Andrew Inglis Clark and the Ideal of Commonwealth.

A Living Force : Andrew Inglis Clark and the Ideal of Commonwealth.

By: ELY, Richard (editor, with Marcus Hayward and James Walden).

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2001

Seller ID: 14011


420pp, 6 illustrations. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for A Living Force : Andrew Inglis Clark and the Ideal of Commonwealth.

A Living Force : Andrew Inglis Clark and the Ideal of Commonwealth.

By: ELY, Richard (editor, with Marcus Hayward and James Walden).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2001

Seller ID: 14012


420pp, 6 illustrations. Soft covers; spine and adjecent strips faded. A good clean copy. View more info

A Lute with Three Strings.

By: POWER, Helen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1964

Seller ID: 6634


Selected and introduced by Clive Sansom. 58pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***The Tasmanian poet; a posthumous collection. View more info

Image for A Miscellany of Tasmania: selected vice-regal speeches.

A Miscellany of Tasmania: selected vice-regal speeches.

By: COX, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2008

Seller ID: 25478


199pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 064650603X ***The author was Governor of Tasmania 2004-08. View more info

Image for A Model Municipality : places of management, mentoring and medicine in Launceston.

A Model Municipality : places of management, mentoring and medicine in Launceston.

By: GREEN, Anne.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Launceston City Council: 2007

Seller ID: 24820


[Stories in Stone: 3.] 4to. 248pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Owner's large bookplate inside front cover. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0959609083 ***Examines the city's institutions and their buildings in the fields of administration, health & welfare, education and learning, religion and mentoring View more info

Image for A Mortal Flame : Marie Bjelke Petersen, Australian Romance Writer, 1874-1969.

A Mortal Flame : Marie Bjelke Petersen, Australian Romance Writer, 1874-1969.

By: Bjelke Petersen, Marie: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1994

Seller ID: 4381


xii, 276pp, 55 illustrations, bibliography, index. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0 908528 25 6 View more info

Image for A Naturalist In Tasmania.

A Naturalist In Tasmania.

By: SMITH, Geoffrey.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1909

Seller ID: 19882


First edition. 152pp, 35 figures (frontis, 20 plates and text illustrations), folding coloured map at rear, 16pp publisher's list; errata slip. Original green cloth, spine dulled and a little rubbed. Top edges gilt, the others uncut and somewhat yellowed. Offsetting on the endpapers, owner's name (contemporary). A good to very good clean copy. ***An account of a six-month study tour of Tasmania in 1907-08, to study especially the freshwater life of the island. The introduction includes some discussion of the Tasmanian Aborigines, with a Beattie portrait of William Lanne, and a photograph compa... View more info

Image for A Nickel in my Mouth.

A Nickel in my Mouth.

By: THORNE, Tim.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wynyard, Tas., Robin Books: 1979

Seller ID: 13403


(Robin Poets 2.) Small 8vo. 76pp. Original cloth. Ribbon marker. Very good. ISBN 0908030037 View more info