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Thanks to Providence: a history of Falmouth, Tasmania, and its people., McMANUS, Tim.
Thanks to Providence: a history of Falmouth, Tasmania, and its people.
20.00 AUD

Sandy Bay Connections. Proceedings of a conference on the history of Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania; held at Wrest Point Hotel Casino on 10 May 1997., Sandy Bay:
Sandy Bay Connections. Proceedings of a conference on the history of Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania; held at Wrest Point Hotel Casino on 10 May 1997.
20.00 AUD

Beyond the Ramparts : a bicentennial history of Circular Head, Tasmania., PINK, Kerry & Annette Ebdon.
Beyond the Ramparts : a bicentennial history of Circular Head, Tasmania.
65.00 AUD

Pyengana: a new country., WEBB, Gwen.
Pyengana: a new country.
25.00 AUD

One Hundred Years On : a history of Marrawah--Redpa 1889-1989., Marshall, Sue; Fay Saward & Stephen French.
One Hundred Years On : a history of Marrawah--Redpa 1889-1989.
45.00 AUD

New Norfolk Pioneers and Homes.  Series I., COWBURN, Joe & Rita Cox.
New Norfolk Pioneers and Homes. Series I.
38.00 AUD

Early Deloraine., Meredith, Louisa & Daniel Griffin.
Early Deloraine.
35.00 AUD

New Norfolk's History & Achievements. Series III., COWBURN, Joe and Rita Cox.
New Norfolk's History & Achievements. Series III.
35.00 AUD

 

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Glenorchy 1964-1998., ALEXANDER, Alison & David Young.
1 ALEXANDER, Alison & David Young. Glenorchy 1964-1998.
Glenorchy City Council 1998 
Sketches by Mollie Tomlin. 502pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Glenorchy 1804-1964., ALEXANDER, Alison.
2 ALEXANDER, Alison. Glenorchy 1804-1964.
Glenorchy City Council 1986 
Sketches and maps by Mollie Tomlin. 382pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Author's inscription - and an owner's name - on title page. ***Traces the history of Glenorchy from its early days as a farming settlement through urbanisation, to the achievement of city status in 1964. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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3 BECKETT, Pat & Piet Maree. Re-Discovering Tasmania. The North-West Coast.
Burnie (Tas.) The Advocate 1955 
184pp, well illustrated in b&w. Spiral bound with coloured stiff card covers; extremities a little rubbed, missing narrow 20mm strip at the foot of the perforations inside edge of the front cover, small pice torn from lower corner of rear cover; otherwise a good clean copy. ***Pat Beckett became better known as Patsy Adam Smith. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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4 BENNETT, Richard. Huon Valley: a photographic essay.
Geeveston (Tas.) Author 1988 
4to. 96pp, map. Original faux leather with dustwrapper (spine sunned). Very good. ***Colour photography. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Story of Port Dalrymple : life and work in Northern Tasmania., BETHELL, L.S.
5 BETHELL, L.S. The Story of Port Dalrymple : life and work in Northern Tasmania.
Hobart Education Dept. [1957]. 
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. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Bothwell Revisited, a history : foundation, Federation and the millennium., Bothwell: ELLIS, Shauna (ed).
6 Bothwell: ELLIS, Shauna (ed). Bothwell Revisited, a history : foundation, Federation and the millennium.
Tasmania Bothwell Historical Society 2001 095792500X / 9780957925007 
4to. 280pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 095792500X 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Robbins Island Saga., BUCKBY, Pauline.
7 BUCKBY, Pauline. Robbins Island Saga.
Smithton (Tas.) Commercial Finance Co. 1988 
Foreword by Kerry Pink. 186pp, illustrated, folding map loosely inserted (with small tape mark at the head where it had been tipped to the inside of the rear cover). Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0731641949 ***Robbins Island lies (just) off the far north-west of Tasmania. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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The Legends of Hunter Island., BUCKBY, Pauline.
8 BUCKBY, Pauline. The Legends of Hunter Island.
Hunter Is. (Tas.) Shift 85 Pty Ltd. nd 
200pp, illustrated, map on inside of front cover. Soft covers; trifling crease at head of front cover. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0731699254 ***The Hunter Island Group lies off Woolnorth Point at the NW tip of Tasmania. This is primarily the story of the early settlers and their descendants, but also includes the pre-history of the islands, and especially the Aboriginal archaeological site at Cave Bay. And Giuseppe Garibaldi of course. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Campbell Town, Tasmania : history and centenary of municipal government., Campbell Town:
9 Campbell Town: Campbell Town, Tasmania : history and centenary of municipal government.
Tasmania Campbell Town Council 1966 
Compiled by the Historical Committee of the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). Published in an edition of 1000 numbered copies signed by the Warden - this is #792. 4to. 356pp, illustrations, endpaper maps, index. Pictorial cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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Campbell Town, Tasmania : history and centenary of municipal government., Campbell Town:
10 Campbell Town: Campbell Town, Tasmania : history and centenary of municipal government.
Tasmania Campbell Town Council 1966 
Compiled by the Historical Committee of the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). #245 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the Warden (as usual) and nine other members of the Council. 4to. 356pp, illustrated, endpaper maps, index. Pictorial cloth with dustwrapper (extremities a little rubbed, the spine unfaded, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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Early Houses of the North West of Tasmania., COCKER, Kathleen.
11 COCKER, Kathleen. Early Houses of the North West of Tasmania.
Western Junction, Tas. Stancombe 1973 
First edition. Illustrated by the author. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Back to Cooma Celebrations 20th February to 27th February 1926., Cooma:
12 Cooma: Back to Cooma Celebrations 20th February to 27th February 1926.
Cooma NSW Direct Publicity Co. under the auspices of the Back to Cooma Executive Committee 1926 
4to. 128pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Historical articles and numerous advertisements. ***No publication details other than the original ones, but this looks like a later facsimile. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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New Norfolk Pioneers and Homes.  Series I., COWBURN, Joe & Rita Cox.
13 COWBURN, Joe & Rita Cox. New Norfolk Pioneers and Homes. Series I.
New Norfolk Branch of the National Trust 1981 
#843 of a numbered edition, limitation not stated [probably 1000]; signed by both authors. Small 8vo. 76pp, b&w illustrations. Soft covers. Ink stamp of an aged care home at head of title-pages, otherwise a very good clean copy. 
Price: 38.00 AUD
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New Norfolk's History & Achievements. Series III., COWBURN, Joe and Rita Cox.
14 COWBURN, Joe and Rita Cox. New Norfolk's History & Achievements. Series III.
New Norfolk Council 1987 
4to. 174pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1862523037 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Snarers and Cattlemen of the Mersey High Country (the Lees of Lees Paddocks)., CUBIT, Simon.
15 CUBIT, Simon. Snarers and Cattlemen of the Mersey High Country (the Lees of Lees Paddocks).
Launceston Regal Publications 1990 
Reprint. 108pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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From Tilly to Zip : a history of the Deloraine Dramatic Society 1951-81., DAVIS, Graeme R.
16 DAVIS, Graeme R. From Tilly to Zip : a history of the Deloraine Dramatic Society 1951-81.
Deloraine The Society 1981 
152pp, illus. Soft covers. Very good. ***Signed by the author. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Fabric of Launceston : a collaborative community history., DUNNING, Tom; Barbara Valentine & Paul Richards (eds)
17 DUNNING, Tom; Barbara Valentine & Paul Richards (eds) The Fabric of Launceston : a collaborative community history.
Launceston LGH Historical Committee 2016 
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'. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Sea and the Forest : a history of the port of Rockingham, Western Australia., FALL, V.G.
18 FALL, V.G. The Sea and the Forest : a history of the port of Rockingham, Western Australia.
Nedlands, W.A. University of Western Australia Press for the Shire of Rockingham 1972 
214pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. Very good clean copy. *** In Cockburn Sound, just south of Perth; once a busy port and the centre of the timber industry. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Shifting Sands : a history of the Mersey River, Devonport., GARDAM, Faye.
19 GARDAM, Faye. Shifting Sands : a history of the Mersey River, Devonport.
Tasmania Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Society 2001 
Small 4to. 144pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Signed by the author, and with another gift inscription, both on the half-title. ISBN 0959321942 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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SANDY BAY., GOC, Nicola.
20 GOC, Nicola. SANDY BAY.
Hobart Gentrx Publications 1997 
4to. 344pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, place ribbon. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Owner's name at head of title page - and signed by the author. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646331221 ***The half-title adds: 'a social history'. The print-run of 1000 copies sold out within a few months of publication. 
Price: 350.00 AUD
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