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Image for Brothers' Home : the story of Derby, Tasmania.

Brothers' Home : the story of Derby, Tasmania.

By: BESWICK, John.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Gravelly Beach (Tas), Author: 2003

Seller ID: 16867


Small 4to. 352pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, with 3 folding (double-sided) plates/map. Soft covers A very good clean copy. ISBN 0975121308 ***Derby, in north-east Tasmania, was an important tin-mining centre in an agricultural district. 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

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The West Hobart Story.

By: GOODRICK, Joan.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Shearwater Press: 1994

Seller ID: 21148


Reprint. 218pp, black and white photographs and illustrations, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959018115 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

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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

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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

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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

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Battery Point : today and yesterday.

By: ROWNTREE, Amy.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Adult Education Board of Tas/Melbourne University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 5005


With Appendices on Anglesea Barracks by Brigadier E.M. Dollery and W.H. Hudspeth. Reprint. 138pp, vi (index), black and white illustrations and photographs, including maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Still the only published history of Hobart's historic Battery Point. View more info