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The Scott Letters : VDL & Scotland 1836-55., ARCHER, D.J.L. (ed)
The Scott Letters : VDL & Scotland 1836-55.
70.00 AUD

The Pulp : the rise and fall of an industry., JAMIESON, Allan.
The Pulp : the rise and fall of an industry.
85.00 AUD

Old Longford., HUDSON, Geo. W.
Old Longford.
15.00 AUD

St Pauls Plains, Avoca, 1834-1984 : a brief history of the Avoca district., MASTERS, David (and others).
St Pauls Plains, Avoca, 1834-1984 : a brief history of the Avoca district.
35.00 AUD

New Norfolk Pioneers and Homes : Series II., COWBURN, Joe and Rita Cox [Researched and written by]
New Norfolk Pioneers and Homes : Series II.
35.00 AUD

Cider Gums and Currawongs : a history of lifestyle, people and places. The Lake Country of Tasmania to the 1950s., HARDSTAFF, Gwen.
Cider Gums and Currawongs : a history of lifestyle, people and places. The Lake Country of Tasmania to the 1950s.
65.00 AUD

Bothwell Revisited. A history : foundation, federation and the millennium.
25.00 AUD

Pioneers of the East Coast from 1642.  Swansea . Bicheno., Von Stieglitz, K.R.
Pioneers of the East Coast from 1642. Swansea . Bicheno.
30.00 AUD

 

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The Scott Letters : VDL & Scotland 1836-55., ARCHER, D.J.L. (ed)
1 ARCHER, D.J.L. (ed) The Scott Letters : VDL & Scotland 1836-55.
Launceston [2009/2016] 187626151X / 9781876261511 
4to. viii, 436pp, illustrated, map, plans, portraits. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 187626151X *** First produced in small print run, primarily for the family, and reissued in 2016 in another small print run. 
Price: 70.00 AUD
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2 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.
3 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).
4 Bothwell: ELLIS, Shauna (ed). Bothwell Revisited, a history : foundation, Federation and the millennium.
Tasmania Bothwell Historical Society 2001 
4to. 280pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 095792500X 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Campbell Town, Tasmania : history and centenary of municipal government., Campbell Town:
5 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:
6 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.
7 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:
8 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 II., COWBURN, Joe and Rita Cox [Researched and written by]
9 COWBURN, Joe and Rita Cox [Researched and written by] New Norfolk Pioneers and Homes : Series II.
New Norfolk Branch of the National Trust 1982 
#822, but limitation not stated [probably 1000]. Small 8vo. 140pp, illustrated. Soft-covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0909575088 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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From Tilly to Zip : a history of the Deloraine Dramatic Society 1951-81., DAVIS, Graeme R.
10 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)
11 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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12 ELLIS, Shauna (ed). Bothwell Revisited. A history : foundation, federation and the millennium.
Tasmania Bothwell Historical Society 2001 
4to. 279pp, well illustrated. Soft covers, spine and part of front a little sunned. Owner's name. Slight general wear but a good clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Sea and the Forest : a history of the port of Rockingham, Western Australia., FALL, V.G.
13 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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SANDY BAY., GOC, Nicola.
14 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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Waratah - Pioneer of the West., GODFREY, Margery.
15 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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Cider Gums and Currawongs : a history of lifestyle, people and places. The Lake Country of Tasmania to the 1950s., HARDSTAFF, Gwen.
16 HARDSTAFF, Gwen. Cider Gums and Currawongs : a history of lifestyle, people and places. The Lake Country of Tasmania to the 1950s.
Hobart Forty Degrees South, for the author 2010 0980797160 / 9780980797169 
New edition, revised and with an index. Large 8vo. 360pp, well illustrated in colour and black & white. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0980797160 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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Old Longford., HUDSON, Geo. W.
17 HUDSON, Geo. W. Old Longford.
Launceston Glendessary Press 1986 
Reprint. 50pp, b&w photographs and illustrations, town map. Stapled in stiff wrappers. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Pulp : the rise and fall of an industry., JAMIESON, Allan.
18 JAMIESON, Allan. The Pulp : the rise and fall of an industry.
Hobart Forty Degrees South 2011 0987091557 / 9780987091550 
4to. xx, 316pp, black & white photographs, figures. Pictorial papered boards. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0987091557 ***Burnie's APPM paper mill. 
Price: 85.00 AUD
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Richmond, Tasmania : a crossing place., JONES, Elizabeth.
19 JONES, Elizabeth. Richmond, Tasmania : a crossing place.
Richmond Preservation and Development Trust 1973 
Large 8vo. 80pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good tyo fine clean copy. Owner's name. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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20 KERRISON, Janet. Beaconsfield Gold.
Beaconsfield Rotary Club 1963 
48pp, illustrated with b&w photographs, map, mine plan. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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