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Kettle on the Hob : a family in Van Diemen's Land 1828-1885., COTTON, Frances.
Kettle on the Hob : a family in Van Diemen's Land 1828-1885.
25.00 AUD


A History of Evandale., Von STIEGLITZ, K.R.
A History of Evandale.
35.00 AUD


Tasmania's Vanishing Towns : not what they used to be., HOLMES, Michael.
Tasmania's Vanishing Towns : not what they used to be.
100.00 AUD


And Wealth for Toil : a history of north-west and western Tasmania 1825-1900., PINK, Kerry.
And Wealth for Toil : a history of north-west and western Tasmania 1825-1900.
135.00 AUD


The History of Osterley (including Victoria Valley)., BANNISTER, K. & P.
The History of Osterley (including Victoria Valley).
45.00 AUD


A Window on Rosebery: a pictorial review of the 100 years in and around the environs of Rosebery on Tasmania's rugged West Coast 1893-1993., RAE, Lou.
A Window on Rosebery: a pictorial review of the 100 years in and around the environs of Rosebery on Tasmania's rugged West Coast 1893-1993.
45.00 AUD


The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804., ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)
The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804.
65.00 AUD


The History of Dunorlan., HALL, A.J.R.
The History of Dunorlan.
25.00 AUD


God Was Their Rock : set against a background of local history... [the] story of the Christian Brethren Pioneers and their descendants in the Kentish District of Tasmania., DYER, Alan F.
God Was Their Rock : set against a background of local history... [the] story of the Christian Brethren Pioneers and their descendants in the Kentish District of Tasmania.
60.00 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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The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804., ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed)
3 ANDREWS, Alan E.J. (ed) The Devil's Wilderness : George Caley's journey to Mount Banks, 1804.
Hobart Blubber Head Press 1984 0908528124 / 9780908528127 
The edition was of 375 numbered and signed copies: this copy out-of-series (neither signed nor numbered). 150pp, illustrations, maps. Green cloth, gilt device on the upper board, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0 908528 12 4 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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The History of Osterley (including Victoria Valley)., BANNISTER, K. & P.
4 BANNISTER, K. & P. The History of Osterley (including Victoria Valley).
New Norfolk (Tas) Printed by the Derwent Printery (for the Authors?) [1973] 
89pp, illustrated; errata slip. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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5 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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6 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.
7 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).
8 Bothwell: ELLIS, Shauna (ed). Bothwell Revisited, a history : foundation, Federation and the millennium.
Tasmania Bothwell Historical Society 2001 
4to. 280pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. In fine clean condition. ISBN 095792500X 
Price: 45.00 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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Back to Cooma Celebrations 20th February to 27th February 1926., Cooma:
10 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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Kettle on the Hob : a family in Van Diemen's Land 1828-1885., COTTON, Frances.
11 COTTON, Frances. Kettle on the Hob : a family in Van Diemen's Land 1828-1885.
Orford (Tas) Joan Roberts 1986 
84pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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New Norfolk Pioneers and Homes.  Series I., COWBURN, Joe & Rita Cox.
12 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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Snarers and Cattlemen of the Mersey High Country (the Lees of Lees Paddocks)., CUBIT, Simon.
13 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.
14 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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God Was Their Rock : set against a background of local history... [the] story of the Christian Brethren Pioneers and their descendants in the Kentish District of Tasmania., DYER, Alan F.
15 DYER, Alan F. God Was Their Rock : set against a background of local history... [the] story of the Christian Brethren Pioneers and their descendants in the Kentish District of Tasmania.
Sheffield (Tas) Pioneer Publications 1974 
First edition. 202pp, illustrations, index. Soft covers. Owner's name on title page. The half-title has been removed; otherwise a very good clean copy. ***With additional historical and genealogical information on nearly 50 pioneering familes of Kentish. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Shifting Sands : a history of the Mersey River, Devonport., GARDAM, Faye.
16 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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The Snug : a history of the Snug - Electrona - Coningham area., GARDAM, Julie.
17 GARDAM, Julie. The Snug : a history of the Snug - Electrona - Coningham area.
Snug (Tasmania) Author 2007 
212pp, illustrated, index. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by the author. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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SANDY BAY., GOC, Nicola.
18 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. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by the author. 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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Waratah - Pioneer of the West., GODFREY, Margery.
19 GODFREY, Margery. Waratah - Pioneer of the West.
Tasmania Municipality of Waratah 1984 
Large 4to. 119pp, b&w photographs, map. Soft covers, extremities a trifle rubbed. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959055002 ***The district encompassed the rich tin mines at Mt Bischoff, as well gold, silver and osmiridium deposits and, more recently, the iron ore mine at Savage River. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The West Hobart Story., GOODRICK, Joan.
20 GOODRICK, Joan. The West Hobart Story.
Hobart Shearwater Press 2002 
5th edition [impression]. 217pp, black and white photographs and illustrations, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959018115 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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