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Glimpses of Australia: an album of photographic gems. Depicting scenes, cities, industries, and interesting phases of Australian life, with concise literary descriptions.

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Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Gordon & Gotch: 1987

Seller ID: 26291


Reprint of the 1897 edition. 2 volumes. Oblong 4to. 388&388pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth with dustwrappers. Very good to fine. ISBN 0958854203 View more info

Image for Historical Records of Australia [I/9]. Series I. Governors' Despatches to and from England. Volume IX : January 1816 - December 1818.

Historical Records of Australia [I/9]. Series I. Governors' Despatches to and from England. Volume IX : January 1816 - December 1818.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Frederick Watson.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Canberra, Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament: 1917/ 1971

Seller ID: 34445


Single volume. Reprint. 968pp. Navy blue buckram, spine lettered in gilt. A very good clean copy. ***During Governor Macquarie's time. View more info

Image for Historical Records of Australia [III/3]. Series III. Despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume III.  Tasmania, January-December 1820.

Historical Records of Australia [III/3]. Series III. Despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume III. Tasmania, January-December 1820.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Frederick Watson.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Canberra, Commonwealth Parliamentary Library: 1922

Seller ID: 20286


xxiv, 1052pp. Original blue half-leather and cloth (a few slight marks on the latter), extremities a trifle rubbed. Edges a little yellowed, short gift inscription on preliminary blank. A good to very good clean copy. ***This volume includes the evidence presented to Commissioner Bigge (pp 215-508). View more info

Image for Historical Records of Australia [I/20]. Series I. Governors' Despatches to and from England. Volume XX : February 1839 - September 1840.

Historical Records of Australia [I/20]. Series I. Governors' Despatches to and from England. Volume XX : February 1839 - September 1840.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Frederick Watson.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Canberra, Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament: 1924

Seller ID: 34447


Single volume. 950pp. Navy blue buckram, spine lettered in gilt. A very good clean copy. ***Governor Gipps. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Frederick Watson.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Canberra, Commonwealth Parliamentary Library: 1921-1923

Seller ID: 19341


Six volumes uniformly bound in navy blue buckram, gilt spine titles/rules; the extremities slightly rubbed. The page edges yellowed and offsetting on the endpapers; otherwise a good to very good clean set. ***The 'other colonies' series, predominantly concerning Van Diemen's Land 1803-27; not often seen as a separate set. In recent years this series has been extended to Volume X (for 1831) - we can supply all but VII as new copies (or, sometimes, as second-hand copies) -... View more info

Image for Historical Records of Australia [I/10]. Series I. Governors' Despatches to and from England. Volume X : January 1819 - December 1822.

Historical Records of Australia [I/10]. Series I. Governors' Despatches to and from England. Volume X : January 1819 - December 1822.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Frederick Watson.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Canberra, Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament: 1917

Seller ID: 34446


Single volume. 938pp. Navy blue buckram, spine lettered in gilt. Lower corners of the boards a little bumped, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Governors Macquarie & Brisbane. View more info

Image for Historical Records of Australia [III/4]. Series III. Despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states.  Volume IV.  Tasmania, 1821 - December 1825.

Historical Records of Australia [III/4]. Series III. Despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume IV. Tasmania, 1821 - December 1825.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Frederick Watson.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Canberra, Commonwealth Parliamentary Library: 1921

Seller ID: 20285


xx, 975pp. Original blue half-leather and cloth, the spine rubbbed. Edges yellowed. Presentation inscription on half-title from the editor, Frederick Watson, to Sir Walter Lee [Premier of Tasmania 1916-22], dated December 1921. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Historical Records of Australia [III/2]. Series III: Despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume II: Tasmania, July 1812 - December 1819.

Historical Records of Australia [III/2]. Series III: Despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume II: Tasmania, July 1812 - December 1819.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Frederick Watson.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Canberra, Commonwealth Parliamentary Library: 1921

Seller ID: 20284


xxiv, 874pp. Full blue cloth. EX-LIBRARY, with stamps on the front flyleaf, half-title, title and rear endpapers, and a pocket on the rear paste-down; labels removed from foot of spine. Otherwise a very good clean copy - appears little consulted by the students of the venerable South Australian institution. View more info

Image for 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 1-6.

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 1-6.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Frederick Watson.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Canberra, Commonwealth Parliamentary Library: 1921-1923

Seller ID: 15996


Six volumes in not-quite-uniform bindings. Five of the six are in the original blue half-leather bindings (with slightly differing shades), Vol 5 in a contemporary full navy blue cloth (not the modern re-binding). Vol One with the small bookplate of H.R. White, offsetting on endpapers, edges yellowed and a little spotted. Vol 3 with 'Rt Hon. A. Fisher P.C.' [Prime Minister in 1908–09, 1910–13 & 1914–15] stamped in gilt on the upper board. Extremities a ... View more info

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Historical Records of Australia [III/9]. Resumed Series III. Despatches and papers relating to the history of Tasmania. Volume IX. Tasmania, January - December 1830.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Peter Chapman.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 21403


1091pp, endpaper maps. Blue cloth-textured papered boards, spine gilt (as issued, without dustwrapper). A fine clean copy. ISBN 0522851886 ***Produced by working parties attached to the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, and the third of the resumed series relating to the colonial history of Van Diemen's Land. More volumes are in preparation. A major focus of 1830 was the Black Line - the military operations against the Abo... View more info

Historical Records of Australia [III/9]. Resumed Series III. Despatches and Papers Relating to the History of Tasmania. Volume IX. Tasmania, January - December 1830.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Peter Chapman.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 27497


1091pp, endpaper maps. Blue cloth-textured papered boards, (a few minor marks) spine gilt (as issued, without dustwrapper). Inscribed by the editor to a colleague from the project. Fine. ISBN 0522851886 ***Produced by working parties attached to the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, and the third of the resumed series relating to the colonial history of Van Diemen's Land. More volumes are in preparation. A major focus of 1... View more info

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Historical Records of Australia [III/8]. Resumed Series III. Despatches and Papers Relating to the History of Tasmania. Vol VIII. Tasmania, January - [December] 1829.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Peter Chapman.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2003

Seller ID: 17077


500 copies only. cviii (Series Preface, Introduction, Precis of Despatches and Letters), 1379pp. (773pp documents, 777-1009 commentary, 1015-1334 appendices, index). Blue cloth-textured papered boards, spine gilt (as issued, without dustwrapper). Fine. ISBN 0522850464 ***Produced by working parties attached to the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, and the second of the resumed series relating to the colonial history of Van D... View more info

Historical Records of Australia [III/8]. Resumed Series III. Despatches and papers relating to the history of Tasmania. Vol. VIII. Tasmania, January - [December] 1829.

By: Historical Records of Australia : edited by Peter Chapman.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2003

Seller ID: 24338


500 copies only. cviii (Series Preface, Introduction, Precis of Despatches and Letters), 1379pp. (773pp documents, 777-1009 commentary, 1015-1334 appendices, index). Blue cloth-textured papered boards, spine gilt (as issued, without dustwrapper). The edges are a trifle soiled but very clean inside. Very good. ISBN 0522850464 ***Produced by working parties attached to the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, and the second of th... View more info