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Image for The World of John Boultbee : including an account of sealing in Australia and New Zealand.

The World of John Boultbee : including an account of sealing in Australia and New Zealand.

By: BEGG, A. Charles & Neil C.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Whitcoulls: 1979

Seller ID: 6527


First edition. 330pp, 133 illustrations (over 60 in colour), 30 figures/maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. Two slight tape marks from a previous covering on each free endpaper. Owner's name. A very good clean copy. ***Much on the Bass Strait seal fishery. View more info

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Primal Places : Tasmania.

By: BELL, Chris.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Laurel Press: 2002

Seller ID: 16504


Square 4to. 104pp. Black cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0958082502 ***Colour wilderness photography, over 60 images, with the photographer's text, based on field trip notes. View more info

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Primal Places : Tasmania.

By: BELL, Chris.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Laurel Press: 2002

Seller ID: 35720


Square 4to. 104pp. Black cloth with dustwrapper. Slight bump top corner of lower board, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0958082502 ***Colour wilderness photography, over 60 images, with the photographer's text, based on field trip notes. View more info

Sir Valentine Fleming: second Chief Justice of Tasmania 1854-1869, Acting Chief Justice 1872-1874.

By: BENNETT, J.M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Leichhardt, NSW, Federation Press: 2007

Seller ID: 23864


(Lives of the Australian Chief Justices.) 250pp, b&w illus. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 1862876649 View more info

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The Quiet Achievers : the history of the Port of Devonport.

By: BENNETT, Maureen.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), [Port of Devonport Authority]: 1995

Seller ID: 35443


254pp, illustrated. Pictorial papered boards. A fine clean copy. ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0949457841 View more info

Image for Quaker Life in Tasmania : the first hundred years.

Quaker Life in Tasmania : the first hundred years.

By: BENNETT, Michael.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania Library: 2007

Seller ID: 22201


Square 8vo. 64pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1862953678 View more info

Port Arthur, Tasmania.

By: BENNETT, Richard (photographs) & Lucy (text).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingston (Tas), Good Intent Enterprises: 1997

Seller ID: 8701


4to. 64pp. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 064631677X ***Colour photography. View more info

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Port Arthur, Tasmania.

By: BENNETT, Richard (photographs) & Lucy (text).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kingston, Tasmania, Good Intent Enterprises: 1997

Seller ID: 35644


Special issue: #45 of 200 copies, signed by Richard Bennett (the limitation slip tipped to the front endpaper). 4to. 64pp. Cloth with dustwrapper, housed in a matching cloth-covered slipcase. A fine clean copy, with an additional gift inscription from Bennett on the half-title. ISBN 064631677X ***Colour photography. View more info

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Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960.

By: BENNETT, Scott and Barbara.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU Press: 1980

Seller ID: 12611


Small 4to. 174pp. Soft covers, spine sunned. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0708110800 View more info

Image for The Tasmanian Almanack for the Year of Our Lord 1826; being the second after leap year..

The Tasmanian Almanack for the Year of Our Lord 1826; being the second after leap year..

By: BENT, Andrew (compiled and printed by).

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1980

Seller ID: 7792


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 4.) First published Hobart Town, 1826 (Ferguson 1091). #136 of 200 numbered copies. Quarter brown morocco and marbled boards. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Tasmania's Forgotten Frontier : a history of exploration, exploitation and settlement around Tasmania's far north-east coast.

Tasmania's Forgotten Frontier : a history of exploration, exploitation and settlement around Tasmania's far north-east coast.

By: BESWICK, John.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2017

Seller ID: 35367


Large 8vo. 250pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0995408262 View more info

Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry into the state of the Colony of New South Wales. / Report… on the Judicial Establishments of New South Wales, and Van Diemen's Land. / Report... on Agriculture and Trade in NSW.

By: Bigge Reports:

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1966

Seller ID: 30292


(Australiana Facsimile Editions nos 68-70.) Facsimiles of House of Commons Papers 1822/448, 1823/33 & 1823/136. F'cap folio. [iv], 186pp; [iv], 90pp; [iv], 112pp - and each volume also includes a Bibliographical Note (2pp, verso blank), A Copy of the Instructions given by Earl Bathurst to Mr. Bigge, on his proceeding to New South Wales (Paper 532 of 1823, [iv], 8pp), an 18pp index. All in the publisher's cloth, the boards slightly bowed (inwardly). Edges and endpap... View more info

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Cascade : a taste of history.

By: Bingham, Mike.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Cascade Brewery Co.: 1992

Seller ID: 27494


4to. 216pp, illustrated in colour and black & white. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (the pink background slightly faded in places, as usual). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646086758 ***A history of Australia's oldest continuous brewing enterprise. View more info

Image for Explorers of Western Tasmania.

Explorers of Western Tasmania.

By: BINKS, C.J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Launceston, Mary Fisher Bookshop: 1980

Seller ID: 23673


First edition. Large 4to. 264pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, maps. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned, extremities a trifle rubbed). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908291167 View more info

Image for Pioneers of Tasmania's West Coast.

Pioneers of Tasmania's West Coast.

By: BINKS, C.J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1988

Seller ID: 23845


190pp, 73 illustrations, 9 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Explorers of Western Tasmania.

Explorers of Western Tasmania.

By: BINKS, C.J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Launceston, Mary Fisher Bookshop: 1980

Seller ID: 35598


First edition. Large 4to. 264pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908291167 View more info

Image for Hills of the West Wind : reflections on the Tasmanian landscape.

Hills of the West Wind : reflections on the Tasmanian landscape.

By: BINKS, C.J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Geelong, Barrallier Books: 2007

Seller ID: 35610


Reprint. 410pp, 3 maps, b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0992444861 ***Surveys the processes by which the island was shaped and outlines the characteristic landforms and vegetation which distinguish its regions; and examines the relationship between people and the land. View more info

Image for Sketch of the History of Van Diemen's Land, illustrated by a map of the island, and an account of the Van Diemen's Land Company.

Sketch of the History of Van Diemen's Land, illustrated by a map of the island, and an account of the Van Diemen's Land Company.

By: BISCHOFF, James.

Price: $875.00

Publisher: London, John Richardson: 1832

Seller ID: 35317


First edition. xii, 182 (last blank), [183]-260 (appendix) pp, large folding coloured map (by J. Arrowsmith), frontis and one other plate (both also by Arrowsmith - the VDL Co's establishments at Circular Head & Emu Bay). Maroon half calf and matching cloth, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands; the cloth with some light flecking (mostly to the rear). The plates dulled and with a light damp stain across their lower section, which has also affected, to a lesser degree, so... View more info

Image for A Mortal Flame : Marie Bjelke Petersen, Australian Romance Writer, 1874-1969.

A Mortal Flame : Marie Bjelke Petersen, Australian Romance Writer, 1874-1969.

By: Bjelke Petersen, Marie: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1994

Seller ID: 4381


xii, 276pp, 55 illustrations, bibliography, index. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0 908528 25 6 View more info

Image for The Peaks of Lyell.

The Peaks of Lyell.

By: BLAINEY, Geoffrey.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1967

Seller ID: 34333


Third edition, revised. 342pp, coloured frontis, 29 illustrations, 5 maps (2 double-page). Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned). A very good clean copy. ***The story of the Mt Lyell Mining & Railway Co. of Queenstown. This edition thoroughly revised, and with a new chapter dealing mainly with the takeovers of the 1960s. View more info

Tasmanian Rainforests.

By: Blakers, Rob; Robin Tindale & Ian Skinner.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Wilderness Society: 1986

Seller ID: 21425


4to. 56pp, illustrated with colour photographs. Stapled in wrappers (slight fading near spine). Very good. ISBN 0908412207 View more info

Image for Tasmania and beyond.

Tasmania and beyond.

By: BLIGH, Marjorie Alfreda Willis.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Author: 1988

Seller ID: 35307


Foreword by Bob Hawke. First edition. viii, 464pp, b&w photographs. Soft covers. A very good to fine clean copy. Signed by the author (at the end of her Introduction). ISBN 0959431527 *** A wide-ranging - and rather impressionistic - historical account of Tasmania, and Australia. View more info

Image for Marjorie Bligh's A to Z Book on Gardening.

Marjorie Bligh's A to Z Book on Gardening.

By: BLIGH, Marjorie.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Author: 1982

Seller ID: 9145


First edition. 374pp. Sprial bound with stiff covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0959431519 ***Signed by the author (at foot of her 'letter' to her readers on page xi). View more info

A Soldier's View of Empire : the reminiscences of James Bodell, 1831-92.

By: BODELL, James : edited by Keith Sinclair.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1982

Seller ID: 25365


216pp, illustrated in black and white. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned). A few light spots on top edges, otherwise very good. ***Chapter IV (45pp.) concerns Tasmania and Victoria, 1855-63. Also material on England & Ireland, China, and NZ. View more info

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Hobart Town.

By: BOLGER, Peter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU Press: 1973

Seller ID: 4429


238pp, illustrations, map. Case-bound in brown cloth with dustwrapper (spine faded and extremities rubbed, now in protective sleeve). Edges yellowed. Owner's name. A good clean copy. ISBN 0708100724 ***A social history of 19th century Hobart, and still the only general history of the colonial city (or the post-colonial city for that matter). View more info

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Hobart Town.

By: BOLGER, Peter.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU Press: 1973

Seller ID: 30424


First (and only) edition. 238pp, black & white illustrations, map. Brown cloth with dustwrapper (spine and adjacent areas faded, as often if not usual, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0708100724 ***A social history of 19th century Hobart, and still the only general history of the colonial city (or the post-colonial city for that matter). View more info

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Hobart Town.

By: BOLGER, Peter.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU Press: 1973

Seller ID: 14605


First (and only) edition. 238pp, illustrated, map. Brown cloth with dustwrapper (no fading, unusually). A fine clean copy. ISBN 0708100724 ***A social history of 19th century Hobart, and still the only general history of the colonial city (or the post-colonial city for that matter). View more info

Image for Old Hobart Town Today: a photographic essay.

Old Hobart Town Today: a photographic essay.

By: BOLT, Frank

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Kingston (Tasmania), Waratah Publications: [1981]

Seller ID: 19277


Oblong 4to. 256pp, predominantly photographic illustrations. Linen cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy, signed by Frank Bolt.. ISBN 0959918965 View more info

Port Arthur: a photographic essay.

By: BOLT, Frank.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Action Agencies: 1980

Seller ID: 17186


3rd imp. Oblong 8vo. 64pp. Stapled in stiff wrappers. Very good. ***black &white photography (here printed sepia-toned). View more info

Image for The Founding of Hobart 1803-1804.

The Founding of Hobart 1803-1804.

By: BOLT, Frank.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Kettering (Tas), Peregrine Press: 2005

Seller ID: 19078


318pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, folding coloured map. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy, ISBN 0975716603 View more info

Image for Vanishing Tasmania.

Vanishing Tasmania.

By: BOLT, Frank.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Kingston, Tas., Waratah Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 15957


#841 of 1250 copies, signed by Frank Bolt. Oblong 4to. 288pp. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0959918981 ***300 b&w photographs 'selected to compile an image of Tasmania's often overlooked heritage'. View more info

Image for Baudin in Australian Waters : the artwork of the French voyage of discovery to the Southern Lands, 1800-1804.

Baudin in Australian Waters : the artwork of the French voyage of discovery to the Southern Lands, 1800-1804.

By: BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline; Elliot Forsyth & Bernard Smith (eds).

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 20560


Folio. 348pp, profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. With bibliography and general & scientific indices. Blue cloth, gilt device on upper board, blind rules; with dustwrapper (some fading). A little light spotting on the upper board, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 019554787X View more info

Image for The Journal of Charles O'Hara Booth, Commandant of the Port Arthur Penal Settlement.

The Journal of Charles O'Hara Booth, Commandant of the Port Arthur Penal Settlement.

By: BOOTH, Captain Charles O'Hara. (edited by Dora Heard).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, THRA: 1981

Seller ID: 4433


1000 copies. 298pp, frontis & 2 illustrations in colour, 11 b&w illustrations, map. Brown cloth with dustwrapper (spine a trifle faded). A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for The Roy Bridges Collection in the University of Tasmania : a catalogue. (Studies in Australian Bibliography, Number 4.)

The Roy Bridges Collection in the University of Tasmania : a catalogue. (Studies in Australian Bibliography, Number 4.)

By: BORCHARDT, D.H. and Mrs Bonnie Tilley (compiled and introduced by).

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cremorne, NSW, Stone Copying Co.: 1956

Seller ID: 22247


Edition limited to 95 copies. viii, 24pp. Side stapled with blue cloth backing strip and thick paper covers (small area of fading on back). Flyer loosely inserted. Very good. ***The Tasmanian novelist and journalist. View more info

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Van Diemen's Land.

By: BOYCE, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Ink: 2008

Seller ID: 27861


388pp, 3 maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1863954139 ***Boyce seeks to describe how the convicts sent to VDL were changed by the natural world they encountered: 'behind the official attempt to create a Little England was another story of adaption, in which the poor, the exiled and the criminal made a new home in a strange land'. The book also has an Appendix: 'Towards Genocide: government policy on the Aborigines 1827-38', in which Boyce expands on the ar... View more info

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The Diaries and Letters of G.T.W.B. Boyes : Volume I, 1820-1832.

By: BOYES, G.T.W.B. : edited by Peter Chapman.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Melbourne, OUP: 1985

Seller ID: 16682


692pp, 24 colour illustrations, other black & white illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***All published to date. View more info

Four articles on Sir Edward Nicholas Coventry Braddon.

By: BRADDON, Edward.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart and Launceston, 1952-1980.

Seller ID: 27939


Three articles from THRA Papers & Proceeedings: 'Edward Braddon's impressions of Launceston and the North-West, 1878', by Decie Denholm (15/2, 1967); 'Braddon in India', by Scott Bennett (26/3, 1979); and 'A Home in the Colonies: Edward Braddon's letters to India from North-West Tasmania, 1878', edited by Scott Bennett (27/4, 1980). Plus: 'Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Nicholas Coventry Braddon, P.C., K.C.M.G., 1829-1904 : biographical notes', by John Reynolds (Records of the QVM,... View more info

A Home in the Colonies. Edward Braddon's letters to India from North-West Tasmania, 1878.

By: BRADDON, Edward.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, THRA Papers & Proceedings: 1980

Seller ID: 15105


Edited by Scott Bennett. In Vol 27/4, December 1980, pp119-216, illus. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. ***Braddon wrote these, soon after his arrival in Tasmania from India, as a series of articles for the Calcutta Statesman and Friend of India. View more info

Image for Frederick Smithies, O.B.E., explorer, mountaineer, photographer : a great Tasmanian.

Frederick Smithies, O.B.E., explorer, mountaineer, photographer : a great Tasmanian.

By: BRANAGAN, J.G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press: nd [1984?]

Seller ID: 23003


138pp, b&w photographs, maps. Pictorial papered boards. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457035 View more info

Image for Tasmania Revisited : retracing the photographic journeys of H.J. King.

Tasmania Revisited : retracing the photographic journeys of H.J. King.

By: BRANAGAN, J.G. & Mac Woodroffe.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: nd

Seller ID: 17655


Oblong 4to. 154pp. Case-bound in red cloth, title in gilt on the upper board. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457299 ***Juxtaposes King's photographs (taken mostly 1920s-1940s) with current photographs of the same views. View more info

Penal Peninsula : Port Arthur and its outstations 1827-1898.

By: BRAND, Ian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press: nd

Seller ID: 4448


Reprint. 234pp, with index. Soft covers. Owner's small name label inside front cover. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Convict Probation System, Van Diemen's Land 1839-1854.  A study of the probation system of convict discipline; with C.J. La Trobe's 1847 report on its operation, and the 1845 report of James Boyd on the probation station at Darlington, Maria Island.

The Convict Probation System, Van Diemen's Land 1839-1854. A study of the probation system of convict discipline; with C.J. La Trobe's 1847 report on its operation, and the 1845 report of James Boyd on the probation station at Darlington, Maria Island.

By: BRAND, Ian (edited by M.N. Sprod).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1990

Seller ID: 4446


1000 copies. 8vo; viii, 284pp, frontis, 21 illus/plans, map. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528205 ***Includes the supressed sections of La Trobe's report, dealing with homosexuality and the dismissal of a number of senior officials; and the regulations for the probation system. View more info

Sarah Island. An account of the penal settlements of Sarah Island, Tasmania, from 1822 to 1833, and 1846 to 1847.

By: BRAND, Ian.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 19270


Reprint. 78pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 0949457310 View more info

Image for The Tasmanian Coast : a photographic circumnavigation.

The Tasmanian Coast : a photographic circumnavigation.

By: BRETTINGHAM-MOORE, J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge (Tas.), Shadrach P/L: 1997

Seller ID: 17983


Oblong 4to. 128pp, 61 colour photographs, map. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Chinese Lacquer : an Australian story.

Chinese Lacquer : an Australian story.

By: BRIDGES, Hilda.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: [1926].

Seller ID: 32183


319pp. Original blue cloth, lightly soiled, extremities rubbed. Some light spotting early and late, and on the endpapers and edges; pp17/18 with long clean tear closed with clear archival tape, pp97/98 & 111/112 with ragged edges (probably tipped back in), 7cm tear at the lower gutter of the final leaf. A somewhat tired copy but scarce. View more info

The Vats of Tyre.

By: BRIDGES, Roy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: [1921].

Seller ID: 4454


First edition. Original brown cloth, extremities a little rubbed, corners a little more so. Slight cracking of the endpapers at rear hinge, offsetting on endpapers, edges darkened. Inscription on front free endpaper. Otherwise a good clean copy. ***The Tasmanian novelist - but the subject matter here is Biblical. View more info

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The Fugitive.

By: BRIDGES, Roy.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: n.d. [1916]

Seller ID: 29854


First edition. 284pp. Original cloth with illustrative device on top board (spine faded and specked, some silverfishing, a few light marks, a little rubbing on extremities). Edges yellowed. Light offsetting on free endpapers and adjacent pages. Interior clean and fresh. Covers good, interior very good. View more info

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The League of the Lord.

By: BRIDGES, Roy.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australasian Publishing Co.: 1950

Seller ID: 33241


First edition. 358pp. Original blue cloth, no dustwrapper but its front pictorial panel is laid down over the front paste-down endpaper. Extremities a trifle rubbed, the edges yellowed but clean inside. Owner's inscription: 'Koch' (the novelist Christopher Koch). A good to very good clean copy. ***Convicts and colonists in Van Diemen's Land. View more info

TASMANIAN JOURNEY.

By: BROGDEN, Stanley.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Pioneer Tours: 1949

Seller ID: 6476


Illus. by R. Clayton Skate. 2nd imp. 4to. 96pp, illus. Orig. cloth. Bookplate on ffep. Very good. View more info

Image for Tasmania's War Record 1914-1918.

Tasmania's War Record 1914-1918.

By: BROINOWSKI, L (ed).

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch and Sons for the Government of Tasmania: 1921

Seller ID: 15875


First edition. 370pp, illustrations. Original red cloth, gilt titles and decoration, head and tail of spine a trifle rubbed. Offsetting on endpapers and edges a little yellowed, as usual, very clean inside. A very good clean copy. ***Includes a complete Muster Roll of all Tasmanians who served. View more info