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Railroading in Tasmania 1868-1961.

By: COOLEY, Thomas C.T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1961

Seller ID: 6014


First (only) edition. 158pp, full-page map, 202 plates at rear. Red cloth with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy, with the often-torn wrapper in excellent condition (and now in a protective sleeve). ***The dustwrapper has the dates in title as 1830-1962. There is an early reference to the Port Arthur convict-powered railway, and the first railway proper (Launceston & Western) was initially proposed in 1855, so... View more info

Tasmanian Marsupials and Monotremes.

By: COOMBE, Elizabeth.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Port Press: 1986

Seller ID: 21081


Inscribed by the author and illustrator on the verso of the first leaf. Illustrations by Anthony Burrows. 54pp, black & white illustrations, location maps. Soft covers (spine and adjoining narrow strip on back discoloured). Very good. ISBN 0958898405 View more info

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Trolley Buses of Tasmania.

By: COOPER, Ian G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Electric Traction Association: 1979

Seller ID: 11221


4to. 88pp, illustrated. Stapled in wrappers (slight discolouration). Owner's name. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Tasmania's Trolley Buses.

By: COOPER, Ian G.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Sydney, Transit Australia Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 34801


4to. 208pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0909459223 View more info

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The Art of Apple Branding : Australian apple case labels and the industry since 1788.

By: COWLES, Christopher & David Walker.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hobart, Apples from Oz: 2005

Seller ID: 20438


Square 4to. 218pp, 64 colour plates on art paper, numerous other colour and b&w illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0646434209 ***Describes the growth of the industry and its way of life, with the focus being on the marketing of the product and in particular the use of case labels and other printed marketing material. Includes a 48-page illustrated 'Complete guide to Australian apple case labels' (in effect, a catalogue rai... View more info

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Ships in Tasmanian Waters : riverboats, ferries and the floating bridge.

By: COX, George W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fuller's Bookshop: 1971

Seller ID: 33787


Large 8vo. 224pp, b&w photographs. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (small piece missing near head of spine). A very good clean copy. View more info

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Bass Strait Crossing.

By: COX, George W.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1986

Seller ID: 31814


Deluxe issue: #19 of 50 copies thus, signed by the author. Large 8vo. 372pp, well illustrated. Half blue morocco and contrasting cloth, gilt device on the upper board, owner's initials in gilt lower corner (a presentation copy?). The book won a PICA printing award in 1986 and a slip indicating this is tipped in as a frontis. A fine clean copy. View more info

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Ships in Tasmanian Waters : riverboats, ferries and the floating bridge.

By: COX, George W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fuller's Bookshop: 1971

Seller ID: 17787


224pp, b&w photographs. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed and a little discoloured, now in protective sleeve). The cloth is slightly flecked. Owner's name. A good clean copy. View more info

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Ships of Hobart Harbour.

By: COX, Rex & G.W. Cox.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wentworth Falls (NSW), Ron Withington: 2014

Seller ID: 32881


Small 4to. xii, 612pp, well illustrated in b&w. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0646913638 View more info

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A Miscellany of Tasmania: selected vice-regal speeches.

By: COX, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2008

Seller ID: 25478


199pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 064650603X ***The author was Governor of Tasmania 2004-08. View more info

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Mr Punch in Tasmania: colonial politics in cartoons, 1866-1879.

By: CRAIG, Clifford.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hobart,, Blubber Head Press: 1980

Seller ID: 5951


#95 of 375 numbered copies, signed by the author. Demy 4to. 312pp, full-page illustrations (the cartoons). Maroon buckram, gilt Mr Punch device on the upper board, with the dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528051 ***From the six distinct Punch magazines published in Tasmania. View more info

Mr Punch in Tasmania: colonial politics in cartoons, 1866-1879.

By: CRAIG, Clifford.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart,, Blubber Head Press: 1980

Seller ID: 10843


#128 of 375 numbered & signed copies. 4to. 312pp, full-page illustrations (the cartoons). Maroon buckram, gilt Punch device on the upper board, with dustwrapper (some slight fading to spine and head of rear panel). A little pale spotting on the top edges, otherwise clean and in very good condition. ISBN 0908528051 ***From the six distinct Punch magazines published in Tasmania. View more info

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More Old Tasmanian Prints: a companion volume to The Engravers of Van Diemen's Land and Old Tasmanian Prints.

By: CRAIG, Clifford.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, Foot & Playsted: 1984

Seller ID: 19497


1000 numbered copies. Small 4to. 389pp, coloured frontis, 62 plates. Pictorial cloth, with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

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More Old Tasmanian Prints : a companion volume to The Engravers of Van Diemen's Land and Old Tasmanian Prints.

By: CRAIG, Clifford.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, Foot & Playsted: 1984

Seller ID: 4528


1000 numbered copies. 389pp, coloured frontis, 62 plates. Pictorial cloth, with dustwrapper and title banner. A very good clean copy - with a typed slip tipped to the front endpaper, reading 'to G.T. Stilwell, with kind regards and many thanks from C. Craig'. View more info

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Old Tasmanian Prints: prepared in Great Britain, Europe and on the mainland of Australia.

By: CRAIG, Clifford.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Launceston, Foot & Playsted: 1964

Seller ID: 15477


#542 of 1000 numbered copies, signed by the author. 349pp, coloured frontis, 80 plates. Pictorial cloth (as issued, without dustwrapper); with the publisher's wrap-around title-band (closed tear). Two marks left by tape from a previous covering on both free endpapers, a few small brown stains near lower corner of rear cover. Otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

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The Engravers of Van Diemen's Land.

By: CRAIG, Clifford.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1961

Seller ID: 17102


#648 of 1000 numbered copies, signed by the author. Small 4to. 172pp, frontis, 43 plates. Pictorial cloth (as issued, without dustwrapper). Owner's name, twice, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

The Printed Maps of Tasmania.

By: CRAIG, Clifford.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: July,1968

Seller ID: 4529


in Vol 16/1, pp 18-25. Stapled in wrappers, as issued . Very good. ***Lists 49 pre-1856 maps not in Tooley's 'The Printed Maps of Tasmania... 1777-1900', Map Collectors' Circle, No.5, 1963. View more info

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Old Tasmanian Prints : prepared in Great Britain, Europe and on the mainland of Australia.

By: CRAIG, Clifford.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Launceston, Foot & Playsted: 1964

Seller ID: 21990


#500 of 1000 numbered copies, signed by the author. 349pp, coloured frontis, 80 plates. Pictorial cloth, wrap-around paper title band (as issued, without dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. Owner's small name stamp at foot of front endpaper. View more info

Early Colonial Furniture in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land.

By: CRAIG, Clifford; Kevin Fahey & E. Graeme Robertson.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Georgian House: 1972

Seller ID: 35664


First edition. 4to. 220pp, frontis, well illustrated. Black cloth (lacking the dustwrapper). Spine sunned; otherwise a very good clean copy. ***The first major study of early colonial furniture, and a standard reference. View more info

Landscape : photographs by Cam Crawford, Tim Faircloth, Alan Moyle and Ivan Stringer.

By: Crawford et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Landscapetas: 2002

Seller ID: 15593


Square 8vo. 46pp, with 56 images in colour. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 0975002805 ***Tasmanian images, by the first four recipients of the Dombrovskis Award for nature photography. View more info

Tasmania Visited.

By: CROFT, Christopher et al.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: [1981]

Seller ID: 23257


Small square 4to. 55pp, colour and black & white illustrations. Soft covers. Very good+. ISBN 0724610286 ***Catalogue of an exhibition in Hobart 3 November - 6 December 1981 and Launceston 19 December 1981 - 17 January 1982. View more info

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Proceedings at the handing over of the Crowther Collection of Australiana by Dr W.E.L.H. Crowther, 8 April 1964.

By: CROWTHER, Sir William.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, State Library of Tasmania: 1967

Seller ID: 8172


[24]pp, frontis photograph (Sir William with Premier Eric Reece and SLT Board Chairman Mr Justice Crisp). Bound in quarter cloth, title gold-blocked on front board. A very good clean copy. ***Warm personal inscription from Sir William on the front endpaper, and a few related press clippings loosely inserted. ***Includes addresses by Crowther, his fellow collector Clifford Craig, and the Premier, with 'A Tribute' from Sir John Ferguson. View more info

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Tasmanian High Country Huts : from the Central Plateau to Cradle Mountain.

By: CUBIT, Simon & Des Murray.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 31666


Oblong 4to. xxi, map frontispiece, 121pp, profusely illustrated in black & white (pencil drawings) and colour. Pictorial papered boards. Fine [new]. ISBN 0987589717 View more info

Image for Historic Tasmanian Mountain Huts through the photographer's lens.

Historic Tasmanian Mountain Huts through the photographer's lens.

By: CUBIT, Simon & Nic Haygarth.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 33451


Oblong 4to. 115pp, well illustrated in b&w, place ribbon. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0992551331 *** 'The introduction of portable dry plate cameras in the late 1870s marked the beginning of a golden age of Tasmanian landscape photography. With cameras on their backs, adventurers explored the wilds of Tasmania, recording not just the dramatic physical features they found but also the typically rough shelters of the miners, hunters, stockmen and piners who ... View more info

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Bee-Keeping in Tasmania.

By: Cunningham, D.G. (revised by).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Agriculture, Tasmania: nd [1970s]

Seller ID: 23011


(Department of Agriculture Bulletin No 46.) Revised edition. Small 4to. 64pp, b&w photographs. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***The first revision to convert measurements to metric. 'An effort has been made to bring the bulletin right up to date with modern commercial bee-keeping practices. At the same time special consideration has been given to the requirements of the amateur.' View more info

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Janus Weathercock : the life of Thomas Griffiths Wainwright 1794-1847.

By: CURLING, Jonathan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1938

Seller ID: 5151


First edition. 415pp, illustrated. Maroon cloth (no dustwrapper), extremities a trifle rubbed. Geoffrey Thomas Stilwell's copy, with his bookplate. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

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The Endemic Flora of Tasmania. Parts 1-6 [complete].

By: CURTIS, Winifred (botanical and ecological text by) : painted by Margaret Stones.

Price: $1,650.00

Publisher: London, Ariel Press: 1967-78.

Seller ID: 4598


Six volumes, folio. Full-page colour plates, endpaper maps. Red cloth, gilt Tasmanian map device on the upper boards, with dustwrappers (in protective sleeves). A very good+ clean set. View more info

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The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 4A. Angiospermae: Orchidaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1979

Seller ID: 17463


138pp, coloured frontis & 28 other colour illustrations, 27 b&w line illustrations. Cloth-backed heavy card boards, cut flush. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 2. Angiospermae: Lythracae to Epacridaceae.

The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 2. Angiospermae: Lythracae to Epacridaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1963

Seller ID: 17461


pp 225-475, line illustrations. Case-bound in red synthetic cloth. Owner's name. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 3. Angiospermae: Plumbaginacae to Salicaceae.

The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 3. Angiospermae: Plumbaginacae to Salicaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1967

Seller ID: 22130


Part 3: 465-661pp, line illustrations. Cloth-backed heavy card boards, cut flush; the cloth a little rubbed and silverfished. Owner's name on front cover and endpaper. A good+ clean copy. View more info

Image for The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 4A. Angiospermae: Orchidaceae.

The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 4A. Angiospermae: Orchidaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1979

Seller ID: 29685


138pp, coloured frontis & 28 other colour illustrations, 27 b&w line illus. Cloth-backed heavy card boards, cut flush. Owner's name. A very good clean copy. View more info

The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 3. Angiospermae: Plumbaginacae to Salicaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1967

Seller ID: 35762


Part 3: 465-661pp, line illustrations. Cloth-backed heavy card boards, cut flush (the cloth a trifle flecked). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 1. Gymnospermae. Angiospermae: Ranunculacae to Myrtaceae.

The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 1. Gymnospermae. Angiospermae: Ranunculacae to Myrtaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1956

Seller ID: 35763


234pp, line illus. Cloth-backed heavy card boards. Owner's small pale name stamps on endpapers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 2. Angiospermae: Lythracae to Epacridaceae.

The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 2. Angiospermae: Lythracae to Epacridaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1963

Seller ID: 18622


Pp 225-475, line illustrations. Cloth-backed heavy card boards, cut flush. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 4B. Angiospermae: Alismataceae to Burmanniaceae.

The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 4B. Angiospermae: Alismataceae to Burmanniaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M. & Dennis I. Morris.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, St David's Park: 1994

Seller ID: 21910


Illustrations by Dennis I. Morris. 459pp, line illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy (unused by the look of it). ISBN 0724623132 View more info

Image for The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 1 (Second edition). Gymnospermae. Angiospermae: Ranunculacae to Myrtaceae.

The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 1 (Second edition). Gymnospermae. Angiospermae: Ranunculacae to Myrtaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M. (revised by Winifred M. Curtis & Dennis I. Morris).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1975

Seller ID: 18621


240pp, line illustrations. Cloth-backed heavy card boards, cut flush. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Around Tasmania in a Whaleboat 1986: in the wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816.

Around Tasmania in a Whaleboat 1986: in the wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816.

By: CUTHBERTSON, Bern.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1986

Seller ID: 31932


80pp, b&w photographs, map. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Inscribed by the author. ISBN 0731687779 View more info

Image for The Cyclopedia of Tasmania (illustrated) : an historical and commercial review.  Descriptive and biographical, facts, figures, and illustrations.  An Epitome of Progress: business men and commercial interests.

The Cyclopedia of Tasmania (illustrated) : an historical and commercial review. Descriptive and biographical, facts, figures, and illustrations. An Epitome of Progress: business men and commercial interests.

By: Cyclopedia:

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Launceston, Prestige Bookbinders: 1988

Seller ID: 4549


Facsimile edition. #181 of 500 numbered copies. First published in Hobart by Maitland & Krone, 1900. Two volumes. 629 & 427pp, well illustrated. Bound in blue half-leather and cloth, gilt decorations (in imitation of the original), with matching slipcase. A fine clean set. View more info

Image for The Tasmanian Cyclopedia : an historical, industrial and commercial review. Biographical facts showing progress of Tasmania.

The Tasmanian Cyclopedia : an historical, industrial and commercial review. Biographical facts showing progress of Tasmania.

By: Cyclopedia:

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Service Publ. Co.: 1931

Seller ID: 23944


4to. 420pp, illustrated. Original maroon cloth, the title stamped in blind on the upper board and in gilt on the spine, head and tail of spine slightly rubbed (as usual, but much less than usual). All edges speckled red, and a little age-yellowed. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Horse Power.

By: DALLAS, Ken

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 1968

Seller ID: 4551


100pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***Includes a chapter on horses in Tasmania. View more info

Image for Spirit of Clarence : a Tasmanian community.

Spirit of Clarence : a Tasmanian community.

By: DAVENPORT, W.T. et al.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rosny Park, Tas, City of Clarence: 1989

Seller ID: 14426


4to. 175pp, index. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Sarah Island Conspiracies.

The Sarah Island Conspiracies.

By: DAVEY, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Strahan, Round Earth Company:

Seller ID: 28789


Small square 4to. 182pp, illustrated. Soft covers, extremities a trifle rubbed. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0975005103 View more info

Image for For the Record : James Bennell's buildings in early Launceston.

For the Record : James Bennell's buildings in early Launceston.

By: DAVIES, Helen.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Launceston, Terrace Press: 2006

Seller ID: 22702


#54 of 500 numbered copies, signed by the author. Oblong 4to. 258pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, with many sketches by the author. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0646465570 View more info

Image for The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

By: DAVIES, Margaret & Anita Hansen (eds).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 2014

Seller ID: 33091


1000 numbered copies, signed by the editors. Square 4to. iv, 234pp, profusely illustrated in colour. Pictorial papered boards. Fine [new]. ISBN 0992516218 **The Rare Book collection of the Royal Society of Tasmania, which contains many significant and beautifully illustrated works of natural history. This study looks at 'both the science behind the magnificent volumes... [and] the artists who created the beautiful images'. View more info

Image for The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

By: DAVIES, Margaret & Anita Hansen (eds).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 2014

Seller ID: 33092


Square 4to. iv, 234pp, profusely illustrated in colour. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ISBN 099251620X **The Rare Book collection of the Royal Society of Tasmania, which contains many significant and beautifully illustrated works of natural history. This study looks at 'both the science behind the magnificent volumes... [and] the artists who created the beautiful images'. View more info

State Aid and Tasmanian Politics, 1868-1920.

By: DAVIS, Richard P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania: 1969

Seller ID: 17948


4to. 135pp, b&w frontis portraits. Side stapled in soft covers with cloth back strip (chipped at the foot). Small tape mark at head of title-page, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

Image for Eighty Years' Labor : the ALP in Tasmania, 1903-1983.

Eighty Years' Labor : the ALP in Tasmania, 1903-1983.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Hobart, Sassafras Books and the History Dept., University of Tasmania: 1983

Seller ID: 4558


164pp, sketch illustrations (caricatures mostly). Stapled in stiff wrappers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0859012212 ***The first full history of the Australian Labor Party in Tasmania. View more info

Image for William Smith O'Brien. Ireland - 1848 - Tasmania.

William Smith O'Brien. Ireland - 1848 - Tasmania.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dublin, Geography Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 23092


72pp, illus, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Open to Talent : the centenary history of the University of Tasmania, 1890-1990.

Open to Talent : the centenary history of the University of Tasmania, 1890-1990.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania: 1990

Seller ID: 4560


256pp, black & white photographs. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine little dulled). Inscription on front endpaper. A good clean copy. ISBN 0908528183 View more info

Over the Fence : Tasmanian bush yarns.

By: DEAN, Geoff.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dover, Tas, Esperance Press: 1998

Seller ID: 28317


182pp. Soft covers (trifling wear). Owner's name. Good to very good. Inscribed by the author. ISBN 1876342021 ***Short stories by the award-winning Tasmanian author. View more info