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Welcome to Astrolabe Booksellers

Astrolabe Books is now trading from 3 Morrison Street, Hobart - in shared premises with Kent & Kent Antiques (adjacent to Constitution Dock and the Mawson's Hut Replica Museum).  Normal opening hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10am-3pm - or by arrangement - contact Michael Sprod on 0408 132 970 at any time. 
   

 
Please search or browse our inventory of hard-to-find, out-of-print, secondhand and rare books. If you have a particular author or title in mind use the Quick Search box at the head of the Navigation column to the left of this page or, if you want your search to be more specific, use the Advanced Search option.

Our Browse by Subject page will show our books grouped in categories but, as many books could be allocated to more than one subject, a Keyword search using the Quick Search box will often result in more books being shown than at the corresponding subject link. Tip: you can use two or more keywords to narrow your search - simply join the words with a + sign without spaces - e.g. tasmania+convicts

If you are looking for a particular book and can't find it here, you can leave a request and we will endeavour to locate a copy see Offline Search Service.

For details of how to order, postage (shipping) and payment options see How to Order.

For our policy on returns, see Our Guarantee.

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Astrolabe Booksellers is located in Hobart, Tasmania. We carry a good range of antiquarian and second-hand books on a wide variety of subjects, specialising in works on Tasmania. See our Tasmania page for some useful quick search links.

Proprietor Michael Sprod is a long-standing member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers, an affiliate of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. See About Us for more details, including the location and opening hours of our shop.



Featured Items
Felix on the Bat; being a scientific inquiry into the use of the Cricket Bat ; together with the history and use of the catapulta; a dissertation on the different styles of bowling..., Wanostrocht, Nicholas]
Felix on the Bat; being a scientific inquiry into the use of the Cricket Bat ; together with the history and use of the catapulta; a dissertation on the different styles of bowling...
Wanostrocht, Nicholas]
1350.00 AUD

Anglers Guide to Tasmania. With maps and photographs., WIGRAM, R.H. (compiled by).
Anglers Guide to Tasmania. With maps and photographs.
WIGRAM, R.H. (compiled by).
750.00 AUD

On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and on the good effect of intercrossing., DARWIN, Charles.
On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and on the good effect of intercrossing.
DARWIN, Charles.
4500.00 AUD

The Quest of the Trout., BLACKWOOD, R. L.
The Quest of the Trout.
BLACKWOOD, R. L.
550.00 AUD

Pastoral Homes of Australia. Volume II (New Series)., Pastoral Homes:
Pastoral Homes of Australia. Volume II (New Series).
Pastoral Homes:
4250.00 AUD

A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions during the years 1839-43., ROSS, Captain Sir James Clark.
A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions during the years 1839-43.
ROSS, Captain Sir James Clark.
5000.00 AUD

Grandmamma's Verse Book for Young Australia.  Part 1., MEREDITH, Mrs. [Louisa Anne]
Grandmamma's Verse Book for Young Australia. Part 1.
MEREDITH, Mrs. [Louisa Anne]
1100.00 AUD

Sub-tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx : personal experiences, adventures and wanderings in and around the island of Mauritius. London 1873., PIKE, Nicholas
Sub-tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx : personal experiences, adventures and wanderings in and around the island of Mauritius. London 1873.
PIKE, Nicholas
440.00 AUD

Van Diemen's Land Company v. Marine Board of Table Cape. In the Supreme Court of Tasmania. Short Hand Report of Evidence etc., Ritchie & Parker:
Van Diemen's Land Company v. Marine Board of Table Cape. In the Supreme Court of Tasmania. Short Hand Report of Evidence etc.
Ritchie & Parker:
750.00 AUD

Middleton & Maning's Tasmanian Directory & Gazetteer, 1887, containing A Gazetteer of Tasmania, Alphabetical, Street, Trade & Professional, Government Official, Medical, Legal, Miscellaneous Co's & Municipal Directories., Middleton & Maning:
Middleton & Maning's Tasmanian Directory & Gazetteer, 1887, containing A Gazetteer of Tasmania, Alphabetical, Street, Trade & Professional, Government Official, Medical, Legal, Miscellaneous Co's & Municipal Directories.
Middleton & Maning:
600.00 AUD

The History of the Flagellants, or The Advantages of Discipline; being a paraphrase and commentary on the Historia Flagellantium of the Abbe Boileau, Doctor of the Sorbonne, Canon of the Holy Chapel &c. By Somebody who is not Doctor of the Sorbonne., BOILEAU, [Jacques] & J.L. Delome.
The History of the Flagellants, or The Advantages of Discipline; being a paraphrase and commentary on the Historia Flagellantium of the Abbe Boileau, Doctor of the Sorbonne, Canon of the Holy Chapel &c. By Somebody who is not Doctor of the Sorbonne.
BOILEAU, [Jacques] & J.L. Delome.
600.00 AUD

Wild Rivers :  Franklin - Denison - Gordon. SIGNED COPY., DOMBROVSKIS, Peter (photographs by). Text by Bob Brown.  Ecological notes by Jamie Kirkpatrick.
Wild Rivers : Franklin - Denison - Gordon. SIGNED COPY.
DOMBROVSKIS, Peter (photographs by). Text by Bob Brown. Ecological notes by Jamie Kirkpatrick.
275.00 AUD

 
 
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Recently listed items
Corruption and Skullduggery : Edward Lord, Maria Riseley, and Hobart's tempestuous beginnings., ALEXANDER, Alison.
Corruption and Skullduggery : Edward Lord, Maria Riseley, and Hobart's tempestuous beginnings.
50.00 AUD

Lockheed two leading shoe hydraulic brakes : service manual., Lockheed:
Lockheed two leading shoe hydraulic brakes : service manual.
35.00 AUD

1938 Achievements., Castrol Oil:
1938 Achievements.
25.00 AUD

The Vagabond Papers : third series, with a portrait of the author. Sketches of Melbourne life, in light and shade., 'The Vagabond'.  [JAMES, John Stanley]
The Vagabond Papers : third series, with a portrait of the author. Sketches of Melbourne life, in light and shade.
50.00 AUD

The Vagabond Papers. Sketches of Melbourne Life in Light and Shade.  First Series., 'The Vagabond'.  [JAMES, John Stanley]
The Vagabond Papers. Sketches of Melbourne Life in Light and Shade. First Series.
50.00 AUD

Evolution of Man's Clothes., A.A. of 'Punch' : sketches by P.V. Moon
Evolution of Man's Clothes.
35.00 AUD

Lure of the Thylacine : true stories and legendary tales of the Tasmanian Tiger, BAILEY, Col.
Lure of the Thylacine : true stories and legendary tales of the Tasmanian Tiger
33.00 AUD

The Zeehan El Dorado : a history of Zeehan., HOWARD, Patrick.
The Zeehan El Dorado : a history of Zeehan.
30.00 AUD

 
 


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