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Welcome to Astrolabe Booksellers

Astrolabe Booksellers 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
Emigration to Tasmania, by A Recent Settler. Dedicated to the sober and industrious toilers of the Mother-land, whether in town or country, struggling for a livelihood, without hope of rising in the social scale., FURLONG, Charles]
Emigration to Tasmania, by A Recent Settler. Dedicated to the sober and industrious toilers of the Mother-land, whether in town or country, struggling for a livelihood, without hope of rising in the social scale.
FURLONG, Charles]
450.00 AUD

Van Diemen's Land, or Tasmania., Map: Johnston, A.K.
Van Diemen's Land, or Tasmania.
Map: Johnston, A.K.
750.00 AUD

Two Voyages to New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, with a description of present conditions of that interesting colony : including facts and observations relative to the state and management of convicts of both sexes., REID, Thomas.
Two Voyages to New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, with a description of present conditions of that interesting colony : including facts and observations relative to the state and management of convicts of both sexes.
REID, Thomas.
1350.00 AUD

Household Words : a weekly journal conducted by Charles Dickens (1850-59). With: The Household Narrative of Current Events 1853-55., DICKENS, Charles ('conducted by').
Household Words : a weekly journal conducted by Charles Dickens (1850-59). With: The Household Narrative of Current Events 1853-55.
DICKENS, Charles ('conducted by').
1650.00 AUD

Hop Kilns of Tasmania., TAYLER, Pen.
Hop Kilns of Tasmania.
TAYLER, Pen.
60.00 AUD

The Voyage of the 'Why Not?' : the journal of the Second French South Polar Expedition 1908-1910., CHARCOT, Dr Jean.
The Voyage of the 'Why Not?' : the journal of the Second French South Polar Expedition 1908-1910.
CHARCOT, Dr Jean.
1850.00 AUD

Memoirs, illustrative of the life and writing of John Evelyn Esq, F.R.S. ... [and] The Miscellaneous Writings of John Evelyn, Esq, F.R.S., EVELYN, John : edited by William Bray / William Upcott.
Memoirs, illustrative of the life and writing of John Evelyn Esq, F.R.S. ... [and] The Miscellaneous Writings of John Evelyn, Esq, F.R.S.
EVELYN, John : edited by William Bray / William Upcott.
1350.00 AUD

Voyages of Discovery in the Arctic and Antarctic Seas, and round the world; being personal narratives of attempts to reach the North and South Poles..., McCORMICK, Deputy-Inspector R.
Voyages of Discovery in the Arctic and Antarctic Seas, and round the world; being personal narratives of attempts to reach the North and South Poles...
McCORMICK, Deputy-Inspector R.
3750.00 AUD

The Voyage of the 'Discovery'. In two volumes., SCOTT, Captain Robert F.
The Voyage of the 'Discovery'. In two volumes.
SCOTT, Captain Robert F.
750.00 AUD

Bush Friends in Tasmania : native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series., MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.
Bush Friends in Tasmania : native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series.
MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.
1500.00 AUD

Van Diemens Land., Map:  ARROWSMITH, John.
Van Diemens Land.
Map: ARROWSMITH, John.
1000.00 AUD

Historical Records of Australia. Series III: Despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. [Port Phillip 1803-04; Tasmania 1803-27, West Australia 1826-30; Northern Territory 1824-29.]  Volumes I-VI., HRA : edited by Frederick Watson.
Historical Records of Australia. Series III: Despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. [Port Phillip 1803-04; Tasmania 1803-27, West Australia 1826-30; Northern Territory 1824-29.] Volumes I-VI.
HRA : edited by Frederick Watson.
600.00 AUD

 
 
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Recently listed items
South-West Tasmania: a natural history & visitor's guide., COLLINS, Ken.
South-West Tasmania: a natural history & visitor's guide.
95.00 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.
600.00 AUD

History of New South Wales from the records. Volume 1: Phillip 1783- 1789 & Volume 2: Phillip & Grose 1789-1794., BARTON, G.B. and Alexander Britton (edited by F.M. Bladen).
History of New South Wales from the records. Volume 1: Phillip 1783- 1789 & Volume 2: Phillip & Grose 1789-1794.
60.00 AUD

Flinders Island : situated in Eastern Bass Straits, 109 miles north-east from Launceston, 238 miles south-east from Melbourne. Try it for your next holiday; you won't regret it., Flinders Island:
Flinders Island : situated in Eastern Bass Straits, 109 miles north-east from Launceston, 238 miles south-east from Melbourne. Try it for your next holiday; you won't regret it.
45.00 AUD

White Wings. [I] Fifty years of sail in the New Zealand trade, 1850 to 1900. [II] The Founding of the Provinces and old-time shipping : passenger ships from 1840 to 1885., BRETT, Henry.
White Wings. [I] Fifty years of sail in the New Zealand trade, 1850 to 1900. [II] The Founding of the Provinces and old-time shipping : passenger ships from 1840 to 1885.
200.00 AUD

Great Passenger Ships of the World - six volumes., KLUDAS, Arnold.
Great Passenger Ships of the World - six volumes.
275.00 AUD

The Boer War., PAKENHAM, Thomas.
The Boer War.
35.00 AUD

Anton Otto Fischer, marine artist : his life and work., FISCHER, Katrina Sigsbee & Alex A. Hurst.
Anton Otto Fischer, marine artist : his life and work.
175.00 AUD

 
 


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