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Image for Snarers and Cattlemen of the Mersey High Country (the Lees of Lees Paddocks).

Snarers and Cattlemen of the Mersey High Country (the Lees of Lees Paddocks).

By: CUBIT, Simon.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 8722


Reprint. 108pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

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SANDY BAY.

By: GOC, Nicola.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Hobart, Gentrx Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 5259


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. View more info

Image for A History of Bridport : to commemorate the centenary of the proclamation of the township of Bridport, 1883-1983.

A History of Bridport : to commemorate the centenary of the proclamation of the township of Bridport, 1883-1983.

By: JENNINGS, J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bridport, Author: 1983

Seller ID: 4455


4to. xvi, 220pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Mid-brown cloth with dustwrapper (a little creased at head of spine, with internal tape repair). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959210105 View more info

Image for The Roof of Tasmania : a history of the Central Plateau.

The Roof of Tasmania : a history of the Central Plateau.

By: JETSON, Tim.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Launceston, Pelion Press: 1989

Seller ID: 11246


Small 4to. 174pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0731672143 ***The only thorough work on this 'remote and little-known region of rugged beauty and unpredictable weather': the Aboriginal inhabitants; European exploration; bushrangers; the development of the pastoral, fishing and fur industries; and the generation of hydro-electricity. View more info

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Spring Bay : a social history.

By: LESTER, Suzanne.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Artemis [for the Author]: 1994

Seller ID: 12849


4to. 244pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646210610 View more info

Image for Sandy Bay : a history of the Golf Links district.

Sandy Bay : a history of the Golf Links district.

By: LORD, Gwenda M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Taroona, Tas, Richard Lord & Partners: 1998

Seller ID: 30680


4to. 104pp, illustrated, corrigenda slip (at p97). Soft covers; minor scuff top corner of front cover. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646324543 View more info

Image for Days Gone By in the Channel : Volume One.

Days Gone By in the Channel : Volume One.

By: LOWE, Madge [Worsley] (edited and compiled by).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: nd [c1992]

Seller ID: 11538


4to. 56pp, sepia photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646129783 View more info

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The East Coasters.

By: NYMAN, Lois.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 4588


236pp, illustrated. Soft-covers, spine slightly sunned. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457361 *** 'The early pioneering history of the east coast of Tasmania' . View more info

Image for Beyond the Ramparts : a bicentennial history of Circular Head, Tasmania.

Beyond the Ramparts : a bicentennial history of Circular Head, Tasmania.

By: PINK, Kerry & Annette Ebdon.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Smithton, Circular Head History Group: 1988

Seller ID: 4501


#165 of 250 copies, signed by the authors (the numbering is at the foot of the rear blurb of the wrapper, the signatures on the title-page). 268pp, illustrated, index. Maroon cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (extremities a trifle rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0731632885 View more info

Image for On the Tide : stories of the Tamar.

On the Tide : stories of the Tamar.

By: Richardson, Peter (ed).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Launceston Library: 2005

Seller ID: 20638


Published with support of the Friends of the Launceston Library. Third impression. Oblong 4to. 180pp, illustrated. Soft covers, extremities slightly rubbed; otherwise a good clean copy. Owner's name at head of title-page. ISBN 0957937903 ***The first of a series of three: a collection of 85 short pieces on the history of the Tamar River (from the city of Launceston to Bass Strait), first published in the local press, and each accompanied by an illustration. View more info

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Battery Point Sketch Book.

By: ROWNTREE, Fearn.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1953?

Seller ID: 25620


Oblong 8vo. [48]pp, illustrations, map. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued; slight wear down the spine. A good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of New Norfolk and the Derwent Valley.

A History of New Norfolk and the Derwent Valley.

By: von STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Evandale (Tas), Author: 1961

Seller ID: 4897


First edition. 96pp, illustrated. Stapled with soft covers drawn on. A very good clean copy. View more info