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Friendly Mission : Tasmanian journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834. Second edition., PLOMLEY, N.J.B. (ed)
Friendly Mission : Tasmanian journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834. Second edition.
99.00 AUD

Return to the Islands : the story of the Aborigines and the tradition of muttonbirding. With support material and draft versions., Aborigines:
Return to the Islands : the story of the Aborigines and the tradition of muttonbirding. With support material and draft versions.
75.00 AUD

Aboriginal Bone Implement from Fossil Bone Bed, Tasmania.
10.00 AUD

Muttonbirding on Trefoil., Van ECKERT, Dennis.
Muttonbirding on Trefoil.
35.00 AUD

The Westlake Papers : records of interviews in Tasmania by Ernest Westlake, 1908-1910., PLOMLEY, N.J.B.
The Westlake Papers : records of interviews in Tasmania by Ernest Westlake, 1908-1910.
65.00 AUD

Coastal Southwest Tasmania : the prehistory of Louisa Bay and Maatsuyker Island., VANDERWAL, Ron & David Horton
Coastal Southwest Tasmania : the prehistory of Louisa Bay and Maatsuyker Island.
38.00 AUD

Some Account of the Wars, extirpation, habits &c of the native tribes of Tasmania., CALDER, J.E.
Some Account of the Wars, extirpation, habits &c of the native tribes of Tasmania.
45.00 AUD

We Who Are Not Here: Aboriginal people of the Huon and Channel today., FRIEND, Robyn.
We Who Are Not Here: Aboriginal people of the Huon and Channel today.
40.00 AUD

 

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Aborigines in Tasmania : Living with the Land. Book One: Invasion., Aborigines:
1 Aborigines: Aborigines in Tasmania : Living with the Land. Book One: Invasion.
Tasmania Education Department 1989-91. 
Oblong 4to (208x294mm), stapled in coloured stiff wrappers. 52pp, illustrated. Slight crease to top corner of front cover, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Produced for use in schools; the first of a series of seven titles. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Return to the Islands : the story of the Aborigines and the tradition of muttonbirding. With support material and draft versions., Aborigines:
2 Aborigines: Return to the Islands : the story of the Aborigines and the tradition of muttonbirding. With support material and draft versions.
Tasmania Education Department 1984 
(Aborigines in Tasmania.) Oblong 4to. 52pp, well illustrated. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. WITH four related booklets: 'Return to the Islands: Trial Version' (44pp, illustrated; stapled in stiff wrappers); 'Return to the Islands: Interim Handbook for Teachers' (32pp, stapled in stiff wrappers); 'Return to the Islands; First Draft, Interim Support Materials' (14pp typescript, stapled in wrappers); and 'First Draft, Interim Support Materials; An Overview of the Contents of Return to the Islands' (15pp typescript, stapled in wrappers). The four related booklets all bear the name I. [Irynej] Skira, and the draft of support materials has his comments (for the project's editor) on the cover and first four pages. *** Produced for use in schools. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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Moonbird People., ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
3 ADAM SMITH, Patsy. Moonbird People.
Adelaide Rigby 1965 
First edition. 220pp, well illustrated with black & white photographs, endpaper maps. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's name, in pencil, on half-title. ***The Aboriginal people of Bass Strait. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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No Tribesman., ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
4 ADAM SMITH, Patsy. No Tribesman.
Adelaide Rigby 1971 
168pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. *** A long and warm inscription from the author to her long-time friends the Tasmanian artist Max Angus and his wife Thedda occupies the entire half-title. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Van Diemen's Land - Copies of all Correspondence ... on the subject of the Military Operations lately carried on against the Aboriginal inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land., Black Line : introduction by A.G.L. Shaw.
5 Black Line : introduction by A.G.L. Shaw. Van Diemen's Land - Copies of all Correspondence ... on the subject of the Military Operations lately carried on against the Aboriginal inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land.
Hobart THRA 1971 
Facsimile of House of Commons Paper 259 of 1831. With an historical introduction by A.G.L. Shaw. #381 of 500 numbered copies. F'cap folio. 86pp, large folding coloured map at rear. Brown cloth with dustwrapper (clean and in much better condition than usual, although there is a small piece chipped from the head of the spine, and now in protective sleeve). Offsetting on the endpapers, as often, otherwise a very good clean copy. 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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Van Diemen's Land - Copies of all Correspondence ... on the subject of the Military Operations lately carried on against the Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land., Black Line: introduction by A.G.L. Shaw.
6 Black Line: introduction by A.G.L. Shaw. Van Diemen's Land - Copies of all Correspondence ... on the subject of the Military Operations lately carried on against the Aboriginal Inhabitants of Van Diemen's Land.
Hobart THRA 1971 
Facsimile of House of Commons Paper 259 of 1831. With an historical introduction by A.G.L. Shaw. #144 of 500 numbered copies. Foolscap folio. 86pp, large folding coloured map at rear. Brown cloth lettered in gilt (no dustwrapper), the extremities trifle rubbed. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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The Last of the Tasmanians; or, The Black War of Van Diemen's Land., BONWICK, James.
7 BONWICK, James. The Last of the Tasmanians; or, The Black War of Van Diemen's Land.
Adelaide Libraries Board of South Australia 1969 
(Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 87.) First published in 1870 (Ferguson 7232). 8vo. viii, 400pp, 3 colour plates, 15 woodcuts, folding map of Tasmania. Blue synthetic cloth. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 110.00 AUD
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8 BROWN, T. CRANIOFACIAL VARIATIONS IN A CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN TRIBE. A radiographic investigation of young adult males and females.
Adelaide Libraries Board of South Australia 1965 
182pp, line illus and b&w photographs. Vinyl cloth. Light offsetting on eps. Small wrinkles on paste-downs. Very good. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Mission to the Islands : the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885., BROWNRIGG, Canon Marcus. (Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith.)
9 BROWNRIGG, Canon Marcus. (Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith.) Mission to the Islands : the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885.
Hobart Cat & Fiddle Press 1979 
First edition. 246pp, illustrations (including the original plates from The Cruise of the Freak), endpaper maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. Owner's name, small tape marks from a previous covering on blurb flaps, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Reprints the text of Brownrigg's "Cruise of the Freak", published in 1872 (Ferguson 7578) and his accounts of twelve other 'missions' to the Aboriginal communities in Bass Strait, published each year in the Launceston Examiner (some also in pamphlet form). 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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Mission to the Islands : the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885., BROWNRIGG, Canon Marcus. (Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith.)
10 BROWNRIGG, Canon Marcus. (Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith.) Mission to the Islands : the missionary voyages in Bass Strait of Canon Marcus Brownrigg, 1872-1885.
Launceston Foot & Playsted 1987 
Edited, with an introduction, by Stephen Murray-Smith. Reprint. 244pp, illustrated. Soft-covers with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***Reprints the text of Brownrigg's "Cruise of the Freak", published in 1872 (Ferguson 7578) and his accounts of twelve other 'missions' to the Aboriginal communities in Bass Strait, published each year in the Launceston Examiner (some also in pamphlet form). 
Price: 38.00 AUD
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Some Account of the Wars, extirpation, habits &c of the native tribes of Tasmania., CALDER, J.E.
11 CALDER, J.E. Some Account of the Wars, extirpation, habits &c of the native tribes of Tasmania.
Hobart Fullers Bookshop 1972 
Facsimile of Ferguson 7797 (published in Hobart Town, 1875). 8vo (a larger format than the original). [viii], 116, iv pp. Cloth-textured papered boards, decorated in black and gilt in imitation of the original, and dustwrapper. The volume is a little canted, and there are tape stains from a previous covering on the endpapers. Otherwise a good clean copy. Owner's name. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Grease and Ochre : the blending of two cultures at the colonial sea frontier., CAMERON, Patsy.
12 CAMERON, Patsy. Grease and Ochre : the blending of two cultures at the colonial sea frontier.
Launceston Fullers Bookshop / Riawunna 2016 
(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania: 3.) Reprint. Small 4to. 176pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994561121 ***Cameron's work examines the tribes of north-east Tasmania and the community founded by the 'Straitsmen' and their Aboriginal wives on the islands of Bass Strait in the early 19th century. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Steps to the Scaffold: the untold story of Tasmania's black bushrangers., COX, Robert.
13 COX, Robert. Steps to the Scaffold: the untold story of Tasmania's black bushrangers.
Pawleena (Tas) Cornhill Publishing 2004 
170pp, illus. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0975197703 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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14 CROWTHER, Dr W.L. On Two Tasmanian Crania (immature).
Hobart Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 1930 
in RSTPP for 1929, pp 123-7, 3 plates. Original wrappers. Very good. ***Comparing two children's crania, one 'found' by Dr C. at Oyster Cove, the other from the West Coast. Also in this issue: 'Tasmanian Stone Culture. Some Notes on Distinctive Types, Spokeshaves, Borers, and Chipping Tools, and their probable uses', by R.W. Legge (pp 39-43, 8 illus); 'Method of Mounting Tools on Koondi. Tribes East and North East of Lake Eyre', by George Aiston (pp 44-6, 6 illus); 'Magic Stones of the Tribes East and North East of Lake Eyre', by George Aiston (pp 47-51, 1 illus), 'Flinders, Baudin and Brown at Encounter Bay', by R.W. Giblin (pp 1-6) - and much natural history. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Last of the Tasmanians., DAVIES, David.
15 DAVIES, David. The Last of the Tasmanians.
Sydney Shakespeare Head Press 1973 
284pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine faded, now in protective sleeve). Owner's inscription on front endpaper. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Handbook of Australian Languages. Volume 4 : The Aboriginal language of Melbourne and other grammatical sketches., DIXON, R.M.W. & Barry J. Blake (eds).
16 DIXON, R.M.W. & Barry J. Blake (eds). The Handbook of Australian Languages. Volume 4 : The Aboriginal language of Melbourne and other grammatical sketches.
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1991 
Small 4to. 410pp, 7 maps, 1 illustration. Soft covers, spine a little sunned. A very good clean copy. ***Wolwurrung (Melbourne district), Panyjima (Pilbara, WA); Djabugay and Mbabaram (far north Queensland). 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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The French Explorers and Sydney 1788-1831., DYER, Colin.
17 DYER, Colin. The French Explorers and Sydney 1788-1831.
Brisbane UQP 2009 
200pp, 8pp b&w illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0702237035 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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We Who Are Not Here: Aboriginal people of the Huon and Channel today., FRIEND, Robyn.
18 FRIEND, Robyn. We Who Are Not Here: Aboriginal people of the Huon and Channel today.
Cygnet (Tas) Huon Municipal Association & South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation 1992 
132pp, illustrated. Soft covers. The first and last pages slightly crinkled (from a previous covering), otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***Oral histories, retold in verse form. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The Biggest Estate on Earth : how Aborigines made Australia., GAMMAGE, Bill.
19 GAMMAGE, Bill. The Biggest Estate on Earth : how Aborigines made Australia.
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2011 
First edition. 8vo. xxiii, 434pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, maps, bibliography, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. ISBN 1742377483 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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20 GILL, Edmund D. Aboriginal Bone Implement from Fossil Bone Bed, Tasmania.
Launceston Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery 1968 
Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, no 31. 5pp, 2 illus. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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