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THE TASMANIAN AREA SCHOOL.

By: Compiled by officers of the Education Department of Tasmania.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, Govt. Printer: 1942

Seller ID: 4595


66pp. plus illus., orig. papered boards, very good. ***Enthusiastic (official) account of an educational innovation in which Tasmania led the nation. View more info

PROCEEDINGS... at the Meetings of the General Council held in Launceston, March, 1879, [with] Constitution of the Union, and Rules of Allied Societies.

By: CONGREGATIONAL UNION and Mission of Tasmania.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, Printed at the "Launceston Examiner" Office: 1879

Seller ID: 4517


36pp., blue wrappers. Very good. View more info

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Index to The Advocate : Births, Deaths and Marriages 1926-1930.

By: North-west and Western Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Burnie (Tasmania), Genealogical Society of Tasmania (Burnie Branch): 1999

Seller ID: 32682


4to. 197pp. Stapled with cloth tape backstrip and limp cover. Slight creasing to lower corner of back cover and last few pages, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 1876445238 View more info

The Tasmanian Flora : with drawings of some typical species.

By: RODWAY, Leonard (Government Botanist of Tasmania)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1903

Seller ID: 35293


First edition. 320pp, over 40 b&w plates. Cloth-backed papered boards cut flush, a little soiled, extremities rubbed, edges spotted. Owner's details on title page in pen and pencil, inked annotation on rear endpaper, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

Historical & Geographical Section of the Royal Society of Tasmania : Rules and Regulations.

By: Royal Society of Tasmania.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed at "The Mercury" Office: 1899

Seller ID: 35270


165x105mm. 4pp (list of officers/blank, the rules on 2pp). Stapled in the original titled wrappers. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Sub-Antarctic : proceedings of a forum held at CCAMLR on behalf of Antarctic Tasmania, 6-7 July 2006.

By: Royal Society of Tasmania.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 2006

Seller ID: 29368


RSTPP, Volume 141, parts 1& 2. 4to. 214pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania - various issues

By: Royal Society of Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania:

Seller ID: 15313


We have individual issues of this annual journal listed under particular articles - mainly on historical matters, Tasmanian aborigines etc - but also have other unlisted issues. Please send us your requests for speicifc years or articles. The price shown here is what we ask for those we have not individually catalogued. View more info

Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania for 1892.

By: Royal Society of Tasmania:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed at 'The Mercury' Office: 1893

Seller ID: 15328


xxxvi, 191pp, 7 plates, folding table. Original wrappers (browned and chipped around the edges); title page yellowed, otherwise a good clean copy. The small name-stamp of L[eonard] Rodway in a few places throughout the issue. ***Papers include R.M. Johnston's 'What are the conditions which determine the just and equitable representation of the people' (pp9-20, folding table), 'The Use of the Womerah, or Throw-stick, by the Aborigines of Tasmania', by A.J. Taylor (p84), a... View more info

Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania for 1896.

By: Royal Society of Tasmania:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed by Davies Bros: 1897

Seller ID: 15312


xxvii, 100pp, 8 plates (one folding). Original pale blue titled wrappers, spine and edges of covers sunned. A very good clean copy. ***Papers include R.M. Johnston's 'The Health of Hobart' (the typhoid epidemics of the late 1890s) and others mainly on natural history - minerals (Petterd), tuberculosis (Sprott), fossils, fishes, fungi etc - and a notice (with portrait) of the death of Baron von Mueller. View more info

Progress of Tasmania - in Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Art.

By: Tasmania in the 1850s:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, W. & R. Chambers: 1857

Seller ID: 28761


The article is on pp139-40 of issue No 171, Saturday, April 11, 1857. The complete 16pp issue is present, disbound from a larger volume. In very good clean condition. ***A 'brief summary of what the inhabitants of the Britain of the South, as they fondly call Tasmania, have thought proper to print concerning their own position and prospects'. Perhaps not surprisingly, it is a positive view (albeit on the eve of a long economic depression): 'the Britain looked down on b... View more info

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Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 20 (2015). War in History : Tasmanian, Australian and international perspectives.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2015

Seller ID: 34742


Small 4to. 92pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). *** Tasmanian Girl Guides and their service across two world wars (Kirsten Harman); Soldier settlement for Tasmanian Aboriginal soldiers (Andrea Gerrard); The Black Line (Nicholas Brodie); Landscape architect Richard Henry Patterson (Peggy James). View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol 2, no 3 : Irish Edition.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1989

Seller ID: 7484


92pp. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Papers from the 1988 Ireland - Tasmania Conference. View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol 2 no 2.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1989-90

Seller ID: 7483


95pp. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued. Very good. ***Papers: Aboriginal migration patterns; VDL & Port Phillip; British migration to Australia; Conditions for workers in Australia 1900-50; Treatment of convicts. View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol 3, no 2.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1991-92

Seller ID: 7486


98pp. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Papers: Britain's Imperialism of Free Trade; Neoclassicism & Colonial Discourse; Convicts & New World Nationalism; Sport & Irish-Australian nationalism; The Greens in Tasmania politics; Aboriginal-European relations; Perceptions of women's role in Tasmania. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 5, no 1.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1996

Seller ID: 7489


Continuing the Bulletin for the Centre of Tasmanian Historical Studies. 177pp. Wrappers. ***Papers: Translating social inquiry into the art of history (by Janet McCalman); Australia's first political cartoon; St Mary's & St Virgil's Colleges & The Friends School (Hobart); the British Army & the Black War; Emancipist opposition to the Anti-Transportation League; Christian Brethren in NW Tasmania; Franklin (the town) & the Huon Valley; Planning Hobart, 1945-62; ... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 10 (2005). Migration : making Tasmania home?

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2005

Seller ID: 20378


Small 4to. 116pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes three papers from the Centre's 2004 conference, and six additional articles: Robin Haines: Tragedy or triumph? Migrant voyages to Australia in the age of sail. Jim Hammerton: Ten Pound Tasmanians, the British-Tasmanian experience of postwar assisted migration. Lyn Andersch: Tasmania - our most recent humanitarian arrivals. Billy Badger: 'Second-hand Realities', Erich Fried and Tasmania. Margaret Lindley: A College ... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 16 (2011). History on the Edge.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2012

Seller ID: 30065


Small 4to. 104pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). *** Waste Lands Acts of Tasmania 1858-68 (Meikle); 19th century forensic photography (Clark); remembering Kay Daniels: as an historian (Damousi), as a teacher ( Evans); Bishop Nixon's voyages to Bass Strait (Mitchell); declining volunteerism in Tasmania's Neglected Children's Dept 1896-1918 (Evans). View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 4, no 2.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1994

Seller ID: 7488


Continuing the Bulletin for the Centre of Tasmanian Historical Studies. 54pp. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. ***Papers: Historical survey of Northern Tasmania, Edith Waterworth & criminal law reform, Irish immigrant women, Emigration & convict wives, J.F. Pascoe's ideology of justice, Connecticut/Pennsylvania Land controversy. View more info

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Facts on Tasmania for Advertisers.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Launceston, The Examiner Organisation: 1961?

Seller ID: 31330


Folio. [48]pp, 20 full-page coloured maps with facing statistical tables. Bound with brass screws in stiff coloured wrappers (a little slight discolouration and corners a trifle rubbed). Very good. ***Published by Launceston's W.R. Rolph & Sons - the proprietors of The Examiner and The Express newspapers and Radio 7EX ('the combination that blankets the market!') - 'to provide readily accessible detailed information on the Tasmanian economy'. The attractive coloured map... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 6, no 1.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1998

Seller ID: 7491


102pp. Soft covers. Very good. ***Papers: The crimes of D'Arcy Wentworth; Aboriginal identity and nationality; The Vandemonian spirit and the Law; the politics of Australian federation in the 1880s and the 1990s; the Tasmanian legacy of the convict system; Tasmanian street children and social policy in the 1890s; the authentic Van Diemen's Land convict voice. View more info

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Handbook of Tasmania. Section III : Crown Land Laws and Timber Industry.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government of Tasmania: 1914

Seller ID: 35628


[vi], 40pp, illustrated, folding map (Tasmania: timber areas). Side-stapled with pictorial soft covers drawn on. There is a small scrape at head of the front cover, partly obscuring 'Handbook' and the government crest, and an old price written in ink top corner rear cover; otherwise a very good clean copy. ***The Handbook of Tasmania, published in 1908, and in a revised edition in 1914, had five sections, and these were also issued separately, as here. This issue is re-p... View more info

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Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 18 (2013). Crises in Australian and Tasmanian history.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2013

Seller ID: 32767


Small 4to. 122pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). *** The changing public perception of evangelist Henry Varley, Victoria & Tasmania 1877-78 (Elizabeth Wilson); The Great Floods of 1929 (Kathy Evans); Labelling the transported prostitute (Christine Leppard-Quinn); Smallpox, vaccination and the Launceston epidemic, 1877 (Michael Bennett); John Marryat Hornsby's reflections on Tasmania's past (Stefan Petrow); The Risdon Cove site (Michael Asten). View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 15 (2010). Business and Labour History in Tasmania.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2010

Seller ID: 28716


Small 4to. 214pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Economic History - the neglected relative of Australian historiography? (Jetson); the long depression in Tasmania 1857-75 (Meikle); the 1916 lockout of builders labourers (McQueen); geography and the Cadbury chocolate factory at Claremont 1913-6' (Wilde & Sutherland); establishing the Federated Liquor and Allied Industry Employees Union in Tasmania (Hess); recording Tasmanian womens labour history (Dowling); industrial relat... View more info

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Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 6, no 2. Exiles of Empire: convict experience and penal policy 1788-1852.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1999

Seller ID: 22146


Special Convict Issue. Selected papers from the annual conference of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies, Hobart, 1998. 162pp. Soft covers, spine slightly faded. A very good clean copy. ***Papers: The Convict Question (A.G.L. Shaw); Writing about convicts (Alan Atkinson); A Pious Negro Servant (Ian Duffield); Power and Loyalties on Midlands Properties 1820-40 (Bruce Hindmarsh); Race, Caste & Hierarchy: penal settlements of South East Asia and the Indian Oce... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 4, no 1. Whither Tasmanian history in the 1990s?

By: Tasmania:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1993

Seller ID: 7487


Continuing the Bulletin for the Centre of Tasmanian Historical Studies. 58pp. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. Very good. ***Papers: Teaching Tasmanian history, History & Genealogy, History & Tourism, Collection, preservation & access to historical documentation. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 5, no 2.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1997

Seller ID: 7490


Continuing the Bulletin for the Centre of Tasmanian Historical Studies. 196pp. Soft covers (a new, larger format). ***Papers: Gender and historical practice; Aboriginal biographies; Historians and ecological history; Religion at Macquarie Harbour; Christian Brethren in Tasmanian frontier settlements; the Franklins; Health care in 19thC Tasmania; The move of University of Tasmania from the Domain to Sandy Bay; Tasmanian Libraries Act 1943 & book reviews. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 7, no. 1. Historians and Museums : new sites of knowledge.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2000

Seller ID: 11091


Selected papers from the Centre's 1999 conference. 93pp. Soft covers. Very good. ***Papers: Museums as Historical Sources; Social History and Deep Time; Urban Archaeology, museums and the origins of Sydney; The Bells of Port Arthur; Tasmanian Flour Mills; A Parable in Sandstone; the Pioneer Avenue between Hobart and Launceston. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume. 7, no. 2.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2001

Seller ID: 14064


Small 4to. 133pp. Soft covers. Very good. ***Papers from the Centre's 2000 conference - 'Turning points in Australian History': Graeme Davison, 'Navigating Australia's Past: milestones, crossroads, slow curves and blind turns'; Alison Alexander, 'Turning Point in Women's History? The Foundation of the Woman's Christian Temperance Movement'; Mark Johnston, 'The Hinge of Fate: Australia and the turning points of WWII'. ALSO - John Currey on writing David Collins' biog... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 8, no 1. Federation.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2002

Seller ID: 16021


Small 4to. 124pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes papers from the Centre's 2001 conference on Australian Federation and its aftermath: 'Federation and the repression of difference' (Marilyn Lake); 'How the Nibble became a Bite: the causes of Federation'; 'Celebrations and Historical memory' (Stephen Alomes). Other articles: Civil registration in 19thC Tasmania (Rebecca Kippen; Sights and Sounds of Hobart in the 1860s & 1870s (Richard Ely); the Lyons government & t... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 8, no 2. Tasmanian Creativity and Innovation.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2003

Seller ID: 16757


Small 4to. 108pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes papers from the Centre's 2002 conference - the contribution of Tasmanian economists to economic analysis (Coleman & Hagger); Tasmanian literature (C.A. Cranston); technology and the decline of rural Australia (Graeme Davison); Alexander McAulay, hydroelectricity & mathematical physics (Katrina Dean); James 'Philosopher' Smith and the creation of a Tasmanian mining culture (Nic Haygarth); ideals and realities in tow... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 9. Family and Gender in Australia and Tasmania.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2004

Seller ID: 18259


Small 4to. 147pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes papers from the Centre's 2003 conference, as well as three from the special 'Windschuttle debate' conference in Launceston May 2003. Anna Haebich: 'Bridging the Gap - Assimilation and Aboriginal Women and Their Households'. Patricia Grimshaw and Sharon Low: 'Looking Again at the Women's Vote in Tasmania'. Marilyn Lake: 'Translating Needs into Rights - Race, Manhood and the Family Wage'. Andrew Piper: 'Admission to... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 11 (2006). A Desolate, Howling Wilderness? Environmental history in Tasmania and beyond.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2006

Seller ID: 22771


Small 4to. 85pp, illus. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Includes four papers from the Centre's 2005 conference, and two additional articles: Tom Griffiths - The Breath of Antarctica. Grace Karskens - Nefarious geographies: convicts and the Sydney environment in the early colonial period. Tim Jetson - 'Things of Native Worth and Beauty': the environmental attitudes of H.D. Atkinson. Roger Kellway - 'Sorry for Seals and Sea Birds': Tasmania, New Zealand and the manag... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 13 (2008). Enterprise & Livelihood in the Tasmanian past.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2008

Seller ID: 25574


Small 4to. 174pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes four papers from the Centre's 2007 conference - Tasmania! Tasmania! (Geoffrey Blainey); Archeological evidence for Van Diemen's Land whaling in the Southern Oceans (Susan Lawrence); Convict Coal Mining in VDL 1822-48 (Richard Tuffin); Thomas Cook and the institutionalisation of tourism in late 19thC Tasmania (Marian Walker) - and three additional articles: Curiosity, Collections and William Legrand 1855-1902 (Joan H... View more info

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Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 17 (2012). Writing Australian and Tasmanian history.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2013

Seller ID: 31516


Small 4to. 160pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). *** Writing Tasmanian History, the case of James Backhouse Walker (Heather Felton); The life and death of Joseph Forrester, convict silversmith (Douglas Wilkie), Henry Allport (1890-1935), the art of biographical sketching (Caitlin Sutton); A play for 'National Theatre', Fifi Banvard in Hobart 1950-53 (Michael Roe); Visions of Bell Bay, deep-water port, industrial precinct and regional planning 1912-74 (Stefan Petrow). View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 12 (2007). Tasmania on the Map : maritime history and heritage.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2007

Seller ID: 24336


Small 4to. 121pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes three papers from the Centre's 2006 conference, and two additional articles. Edward Duyker: 'Francois Peron and the Sea' / Cindy McCreery: 'Long may he float on the ocean of life: the first royal Visit to Tasmania, 1868' / Stefan Petrow: Shiplover: Harry O'May and the maritime history of Tasmania' / Jacquie D'Arcy: 'The Same But Different: Aborigines, eugenics and the Harvard-Adelaide Universities' expedition to Ca... View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol 1, no 3.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1987

Seller ID: 7481


56pp. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. ***Papers: Tasmanian Aborigines (Plomley); Art in VDL (Joan Kerr) ; Writing the history of Tasmania (Robson) and Australia (Manning Clark); Sullivan's Cove (Audrey Hudspeth & Lindy Scripps). View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol. 1, no. 2.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1986

Seller ID: 7480


67pp. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***Papers: Sir Governor Arthur (AGL Shaw); Governors' wives & mistresses in VDL (Alison Alexander); Tasmania in WWI (Marilyn Lake); A.G. Ogilvie (Michael Roe). View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol. 1, no. 1.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1985

Seller ID: 7479


28pp. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. ***Papers: The Wapping Project, Tasmanian Lighthouses, John Batman's Map, Arthur's 1828 despatch on Aborigines. View more info

Bulletin of the Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Vol 3, no 1 : Centennial Edition.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 1990-91

Seller ID: 7485


188pp. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Papers: Aborigines & governors (Plomley); Convict families in VDL (Marjorie Tipping); Convict women (Lyndall Ryan), Gov. Macquarie (John Ritchie); Gov. Darling (Brian Fletcher); Engaging with Tasmania (Michael Roe); Aborigines & prejudice (John Mulvaney); Diet in Tasmania (Woodward); Immigration & transportation (Green); The Frontiersman in Tasmanian history (Jetson); Tasmania as seen through the wri... View more info

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Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 19 (2014). Connections : regionalism in Tasmanian and Australian history.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2014

Seller ID: 34008


Small 4to. 162pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). *** Regions of Empire: in tracks of Captain Charles Swanston 1789-1850 (Eleanor Robin); Goulds Country (Bronwyn Meikle); Reflections of war memorials and changing values in Tasmania's Upper Derwent Valley (Richard Ely); John Lewes Pedder in popular history ((Jacqueline Fox); Town planning exhibitions, planning education and Hobart's first metropolitan plan (Peggy James & Robert Freestone); The influence of Cousins Jack and Jenn... View more info