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Image for Varieties of Vice-Regal Life.

Varieties of Vice-Regal Life.

By: DENISON, Sir William

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1870

Seller ID: 28954


Two volumes. First edition. [I] xvi, 514, [2] (publisher's advert, verso blank) pp, folding coloured map of Tasmania. [II] viii, 446pp, [2] (publ adverts) pp folding map of Southern India (Madras Presidency). Original maroon cloth, decorated in blind; the extremities rubbed. Vol I: some light marks on the upper board and its top corner is bumped; tiny clean tear in fore-edges of the front free endpaper and half-title. Vol II: 40mm split in the cloth near to the foot of the lower front joint. The volumes now with mylar wrappers. One signature towards the middle of each volume is a little lo... View more info

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Veils and Tin Hats : Tasmanian nurses in the Second World War.

By: HENNING, Peter.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Exeter (Tas), Author: 2013

Seller ID: 31456


4to. 306pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0987603205 View more info

Image for Victorian and Edwardian Hobart from old photographs.

Victorian and Edwardian Hobart from old photographs.

By: SPROD, Dan.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, John Ferguson: 1977

Seller ID: 6388


With introduction and commentaries. Small 4to. [118]pp, 204 photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (some discolouration from the poor lamination, as usual but much less than usual, and now in a protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0909134065 View more info

Image for Victorian and Edwardian Hobart from old photographs.

Victorian and Edwardian Hobart from old photographs.

By: SPROD, Dan.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, John Ferguson: 1977

Seller ID: 18930


With introduction and commentaries. Small 4to. [118]pp, 204 photographs. Papered boards with dustwrapper (small piece chipped from head of spine, some discolouration from the the poor lamination, as usual but less than usual, and now in protective sleeve). A good+ clean copy. ISBN 0909134065 View more info

Image for Victorian and Edwardian Hobart from old photographs.

Victorian and Edwardian Hobart from old photographs.

By: SPROD, Dan.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sydney, John Ferguson: 1977

Seller ID: 8534


With introduction and commentaries. #22 of 150 copies thus, signed by Dan Sprod. Small 4to. [118]pp, 204 b&w photographs. Black half leather and blue cloth, gilt publisher's device on upper board. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0909134065 View more info

Image for Vienna and the Austrians; with some account of a journey through the Swabia, Bavaria, the Tyrol, and the Salzbourg.

Vienna and the Austrians; with some account of a journey through the Swabia, Bavaria, the Tyrol, and the Salzbourg.

By: TROLLOPE, Frances.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1838

Seller ID: 34576


First edition. In two volumes. 8vo. [I] xviii, 388pp, engraved vignette title, frontis & 7 plates & xii, 420pp, engraved vignette title, frontis & 3 plates. Contemporary green half leather, raised bands and title labels, with marbled paper sides; the spines dulled (and slight water mark to that of Vol I) and extremities rubbed, with the paper chipping along the edges. The plates are browned and have offset to adjacent pages, otherwise internally clean. Front hinge Vol I starting, with tiny closed clean tears to fore-edge of frontis and the foot edge of the plate at p66. Otherwise a good clean ... View more info

View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages.

By: HALLAM, Henry.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1856

Seller ID: 30713


Eleventh edition, including supplemental notes. Three volumes: xvi,504; viii,428; iv,518pp, includes index. Contemporary full calf, spines richly gilt, raised bands and title labels, gilt and blind-rules on the boards; marbled edges and endpapers. Prize plate of the Tasmanian Council of Education, Examination for the Degree of Associate of Arts, 1863. Presented to David Barclay for Pure Mathematics. The spines and top edges are a little dulled, extremities a trifle rubbed, beautifully clean and crisp inside (never read?). A very good to fine set. ***The Council and its Associate degrees w... View more info

Image for Views in Australia ; or New South Wales, & Van Diemen's Land Delineated, in Fifty Views.

Views in Australia ; or New South Wales, & Van Diemen's Land Delineated, in Fifty Views.

By: LYCETT, J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson: 1977

Seller ID: 6364


Reprint. Oblong 4to. 50 coloured plates with commentary, and two full-page maps. Bound in synthetic cloth (faux leather), with pictorial slipcase. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0170019659 ***Facsimile: first published in1825 (Ferguson 1031). View more info

Image for Vintage Railways : some nostalgic Australian trains and steam locomotives.

Vintage Railways : some nostalgic Australian trains and steam locomotives.

By: SHARLAND, Michael.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Mercury: 1983

Seller ID: 11462


Small 4to. 68pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959666427 ***Much on Tasmanian railways. View more info

Visit to Tasmania of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh 20th February to 24th February 1954. Working Programme.

By: Royalty:

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: nd

Seller ID: 28731


Issued by F.J. Carter, State Director, Royal Visit. 192pp, with several maps. Soft covers (5mm split at head of upper joint, owner's name on cover). Very good. View more info

Viv and Hilda : meeting the Robeys of Maria Island.

By: GATENBY, Kathy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2011

Seller ID: 29271


Square 8vo. 144pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0987091522 View more info

Image for Voices from the Orphan Schools : the children's stories.

Voices from the Orphan Schools : the children's stories.

By: SNOWDEN, Dianne.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2018

Seller ID: 35689


8vo. 298pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 064698537X *** The King's / Queen's Orphan Schools - later the Queen's Asylum for Destitute Children - in Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania), 1828-79. 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

Image for Walch's Literary Intelligencer, and General Advertiser : three issues from 1859, 1862 & 1863.

Walch's Literary Intelligencer, and General Advertiser : three issues from 1859, 1862 & 1863.

By: Walch:

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, J. Walch & Sons: 1859-1863

Seller ID: 36020


Three issues: Vol I, no 5 (pp57-72), October 1859; Vol III, no 34 (pp119-34), February 1862 & Vol V, no 54 (pp45-60), October 1863. Old staples, then bound in faux leather with plain endpapers: the work of bibliophile Peter Benson Walker whose bookplate is on the front paste-down. A little foxing and some slight damage to the last few leaves of the first issue. ***Issued monthly. Each of the issues bears the name of James Backhouse Walker at the head of the first page, two in pencil and one in ink (this partly trimmed off). One of the advertisements in the 1862 issue announces the imminent pub... View more info

Image for Walch's Tasmanian Almanac and Guide to Tasmania for 1869...  Seventh year of publication.

Walch's Tasmanian Almanac and Guide to Tasmania for 1869... Seventh year of publication.

By: Walch & Sons:

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1869

Seller ID: 26501


Not in Ferguson (but see Ferg 18046 for the preliminary issue of 1862). Small 8vo. xvi, [1-25], 26-206, ii, 62pp (advertisements, pagination extends to the free endpaper), two coloured signals plates (Hobart and Launceston, tipped-in); endpapers printed with the publisher's advertisements. Original red cloth with title in gilt on the upper, blind rules; the spine sunned, extremities a little rubbed, small ink stain on the upper board, just above the gilt title; the cloth starting to split down the lower joint. Now with a new clear mylar dustwrapper. Slight offsetting to the endpapers, otherwis... View more info

Image for Walch's Tasmanian Almanac for 1877...  Fifteenth year of publication.

Walch's Tasmanian Almanac for 1877... Fifteenth year of publication.

By: Walch & Sons:

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1877

Seller ID: 27352


Not in Ferguson (but see Ferg 18046 for the preliminary issue of 1862). Small 8vo. xvi, [1-25], 26-230pp, ii, 70pp adverts; two hand-coloured signals plates. Original red cloth, spine a little dulled and rubbed; all edges sprinkled red. 'Attorney General's Office written across the head margin of the title-page (which accounts for a few names crossed out in the legal lists). A very good clean copy. View more info

Walch's Tasmanian Almanac for 1925... Sixty-third year...

By: Walch's Almanac:

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1925

Seller ID: 35701


With a map of Tasmania. 440pp, 68pp adverts (with index), folding map. Original red cloth, stamped in blind, spine a little faded, extremities slightly rubbed. Faint stamp of Mt Lyell Railway & Mining Co on front endpapers. A good to very good clean copy. 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 Walk to the West.

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

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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 Waratah Rhymes for Young Australia.

Waratah Rhymes for Young Australia.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Vincent Brooks, Day & Son: 1891

Seller ID: 8528


With photo-etched illustrations by Mrs E.M. Boyd, Mr R. Andre, and the Author. Small 4to. 64pp, b&w frontis and illustrated throughout (4 by LAM), decorated endpapers. Original cloth-backed papered boards, decorated with waratah motif (colour) on the upper, singing frog on the lower. The head and tail of spine a little rubbed, the corners are a more affected, with the loss of the paper covering and some loss of the board at the lower front and upper rear corners (the latter quite slight). Internally in very good condition and beautifully clean (as are the covers). The slight damage to the corn... View more info

Image for Whalers and Free Men : life on Tasmania's colonial whaling stations.

Whalers and Free Men : life on Tasmania's colonial whaling stations.

By: LAWRENCE, Susan.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 34358


211pp, illustrated. Soft covers; slight creasing. A good+ clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 174097087X View more info

Where's Morning Gone?

By: Roberts, Barney.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, McPhee Gribble: 1987

Seller ID: 18254


182pp. Soft covers, spine slightly faded. A good to very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for White Rag Burning : Irish women committing arson to be transported.

White Rag Burning : Irish women committing arson to be transported.

By: SNOWDEN, Dianne.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2018

Seller ID: 35691


Large 8vo. 236pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 064826517X ***Between 1841 and 1853, nearly 250 women were transported from Ireland to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) for arson, representing a far higher rate than for other groups of convicts. View more info

Image for Wild Rivers :  Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

Wild Rivers : Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

By: DOMBROVSKIS, Peter (photographs by). Text by Bob Brown. Ecological notes by Jamie Kirkpatrick.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Peter Dombrovskis: 1983

Seller ID: 5446


Second edition [impression]. Large 4to.128pp, 64 colour photographic illustrations (several double-page), text illustrations, map. Canvas cloth with dustwrapper. One small and faint ink stamp of an aged care organisation on title page, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0959753044 ***The late doyen of Tasmanian wilderness photographers. View more info

Image for Wild Rivers : Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

Wild Rivers : Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

By: DOMBROVSKIS, Peter (photographs by). Text by Bob Brown. Ecological notes by Jamie Kirkpatrick.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Peter Dombrovskis: 1983

Seller ID: 19885


First edition. Large 4to. 128pp, 64 colour photographic illustrations (several double-page), text illustrations, map. Canvas cloth with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned). Signed by Bob Brown on the title, and an owner's name (faintly) on the front endpaper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959753036 ***The late doyen of Tasmanian wilderness photographers. View more info

Image for William Buelow Gould : convict artist of Van Diemen's Land.

William Buelow Gould : convict artist of Van Diemen's Land.

By: DARBY, Garry.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Sydney, Copperfield: 1980

Seller ID: 35917


#143 of 275 numbered copies, signed by the author. Folio. 136pp, 34 plates (mostly in colour) & other illustrations in b&w. Full dark green leather, spine gilt. Lacks the slipcase. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0959632956 View more info

Image for William Buelow Gould : convict artist of Van Diemen's Land.

William Buelow Gould : convict artist of Van Diemen's Land.

By: DARBY, Garry.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sydney, Copperfield: 1980

Seller ID: 4555


4to. 136pp, 34 plates (mostly in colour) & other illustrations in b&w. Faux leather with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959632964 ***He of the fish. View more info

Image for William Smith O'Brien. Ireland - 1848 - Tasmania.

William Smith O'Brien. Ireland - 1848 - Tasmania.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dublin, Geography Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 23092


72pp, illus, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for William Sorell in Van Diemen's Land : Lieutenant-Governor 1817-1824. A Golden Age?

William Sorell in Van Diemen's Land : Lieutenant-Governor 1817-1824. A Golden Age?

By: Mickleborough, Leonie.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2004

Seller ID: 17601


viii, 168pp, frontis & 8pp illus. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0908528310 ***The first in-depth examination of the administration of Tasmania's third governor, which tests the claim of Sorell's contemporary supporters that he presided over the ‘Golden Age’ of Van Diemen's Land and assesses his character, both public and private. View more info

Image for Winds of Change : a history of Woolnorth.

Winds of Change : a history of Woolnorth.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Timaru, NZ, Van Diemen's Land Company: 2003

Seller ID: 36042


#221 of 250 copies thus, signed by the author. 8vo. viii, 248pp, well illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, b&w illustrations, maps. Laminated pictorial papered boards. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0646426621 ***Occupying the very north-western corner of Tasmania, 'Woolnorth' was established in 1829 by - and is still owned by - the Van Diemen's Land Company. Its history has all the elements of early Vandemonian / Tasmanian history: conflict with (and brutality towards) aborigines; convict and indentured labour; conflict with the Lieutenant-Governor in Hobart Town; and the diffic... View more info

Winspear : history and recollections 1783-2001.

By: BARTER, Susan.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), n.p.: 2001

Seller ID: 14112


450 copies thus (another 50 in hardback). 4to. 284pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, errata slip loosely inserted. Soft covers. Fine. Signed by the author (at the launch, for which there is an invitation loosely inserted) ISBN 064641030X ***Family history - origins in Warkworth, Northumberland - settling in Victoria and Tasmania in the 1850s. View more info

Image for Wise's Tasmania Post Office Directory 1945-1946. Fifty-fifth year of publication.

Wise's Tasmania Post Office Directory 1945-1946. Fifty-fifth year of publication.

By: PO Directory:

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hobart, H. Wise & Co.:

Seller ID: 11765


[xii], 460pp. Original red quarter cloth and papered boards, lettered in gilt and black on the upper board and black on the spine. The covers are damp=affected; with tide marks on the front, the spine faded and its lettering running a little so that it looks out-of-focus; extremities a little rubbed. The interior is unaffected. A good clean copy. *** This work contains street directories of Hobart and suburbs and Launceston and suburbs, five hundred and thirty separate alphabetical directories of towns, boroughs and districts, an alphabetical directory of residents in Hobart, Launceston and su... View more info

Image for With Skill & Dedication : the development of volunteer town fire brigades in Tasmania.

With Skill & Dedication : the development of volunteer town fire brigades in Tasmania.

By: McNEICE, Roger V.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmania Fire Service: 1993

Seller ID: 14599


4to. 516pp, b&w and colour photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0724639632 View more info

Image for With the Pioneers.

With the Pioneers.

By: RAMSAY, Charles.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Latrobe Group, National Trust of Aust. (Tasmania): 1979

Seller ID: 5303


Second edition, revised. 306pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Port Sorell and its hinterland: the Devonport--Latrobe district. View more info

Image for With the Volunteers: a historical diary of the volunteer military forces of the north-west and west coasts of Tasmania, 1886-1986.

With the Volunteers: a historical diary of the volunteer military forces of the north-west and west coasts of Tasmania, 1886-1986.

By: WYATT, Major D.M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Author?: 1987

Seller ID: 5207


#343 of 1000 copies, signed by the author. Large 4to. 348pp. Synthetic cloth, gilt design blocked on the upper board, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Wonderstruck : treasuring Tasmania's caves and karst.

Wonderstruck : treasuring Tasmania's caves and karst.

By: HAYGARTH, Nic.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 34314


Large 8vo. 178pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers with French flaps. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994376154 ***An extremely thorough account of Tasmania's cave systems, their exploration, their role in tourism, and the ecological battles over their preservation. View more info

Image for Woodside Descendants : a sesqui-centenary.

Woodside Descendants : a sesqui-centenary.

By: CLARK, Douglas F.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Queensland, Author: 1991

Seller ID: 36007


Large 8vo. 216pp, ilustrations and maps, many family trees, surname index pp 186-213. Pictorial papered boards. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0646071009 The Clarke and Kellaway (and related) families of Tasmania's Huon Valley. View more info

World of Work. WORK IN TASMANIA: a guide to resource collections.

By: PEARCE, Kim.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University & Solitude Press: 1992

Seller ID: 4942


100pp. Soft covers. very good. ***One of a series of annotated guides to archival sources on the study of work (others relate to SA, WA, the Hunter Valley). View more info

World of Work. WORK IN TASMANIA: a guide to resource collections.

By: PEARCE, Kim.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University & Solitude Press: 1992

Seller ID: 25770


100pp. Index. Soft covers (spine and small sections of cover front and back slightly faded). Very good. ***One of a series of annotated guides to archival sources on the study of work (others relate to SA, WA, the Hunter Valley). View more info

Image for World's End Was Home.

World's End Was Home.

By: CHAUNCY, Nan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Oxford: 1958

Seller ID: 4499


Illustrated by Shirley Hughes. First issue in Oxford Children's Library. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Wrecks in Tasmanian Waters 1797-1950.

Wrecks in Tasmanian Waters 1797-1950.

By: O'MAY, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Govt Printer: nd [1970s]

Seller ID: 24476


Reprint. 209pp, index (pp i-v), plus 24pp illustrations (42 photographs), large folding map. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper (closed tears and small chip from head of spine, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy in a good wrapper. View more info

Image for WWI : the stories behind the names on the Oatlands War Memorial.

WWI : the stories behind the names on the Oatlands War Memorial.

By: BURBURY, Stephanie.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Jericho, Tasmania, Author?: 2019

Seller ID: 36103


Second impression. 4to. 464pp, well illustrated in b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0646800507 View more info

Yankees from King Arthur's Court: a brief study of North American political prisoners transported from Canada to Van Diemen's Land, 1839-40.

By: McRAE, Mary Milne.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: Dec.1972

Seller ID: 5797


In Volume 19/4, pp 147-60. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. View more info