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Varieties of Vice-Regal Life.

By: DENISON, Sir William

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1870

Seller ID: 28954


Two volumes. First edition. [I] xvi, 514, [2] (publisher's advert, verso blank) pp, folding coloured map of Tasmania. [II] viii, 446pp, [2] (publ adverts) pp folding map of Southern India (Madras Presidency). Original maroon cloth, decorated in blind; the extremities rubbed. Vol I: some light marks on the upper board and its top corner is bumped; tiny clean tear in fore-edges of the front free endpaper and half-title. Vol II: 40mm split in the cloth near to the foot ... View more info

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Varieties of Vice-Regal Life (Van Diemen's Land section).

By: DENISON, Sir William & Lady. Edited by Richard Davis & Stefan Petrow.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 2004

Seller ID: 18700


4to. 298pp, illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1862951675 ***Denison was Lt-Governor of VDL 1847-55. An opinionated military engineer, he argued for the continuation of transportation and resisted the establishment of self-government. His two-volume account of his colonial service (largely composed of letters, as often as not written by his wife) was published in 1869, and contained 'much valuable information…presented in an unusual and lively manne... View more info

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Devonport 1890.

By: Devonport:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Devon Historical Society: [1990?]

Seller ID: 9554


56pp, profusely illustrated with sepia photographs, folding panorama at rear. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Devonport : a pictorial past.

By: Devonport:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Devon Historical Society: 1990

Seller ID: 9553


Small 4to. 144 sepia photographs. Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers (a trifle soiled). A good clean copy. View more info

Garden Peace and Christmas Tales.

By: DICK, C. I. [Charlotte Isabel]

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Monotone Art Printers: 1927

Seller ID: 17603


Tall 8vo. 70pp. Yapp-style soft covers (faded, the edges slightly creased). Small round stain near lower corner of front cover, evident also on first (blank) leaf, some spotting early and late and one the edges, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. ***A collection of short prose pieces and some poetry, privately issued (see Morris Miller/Macartney, p151). View more info

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Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

By: DIXON, James.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 35300


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions no 7.) First published Edinburgh, 1822 (Ferguson 858.) #7 of 25 copies thus, from a total print-run of 200. Deluxe issue in full black kangaroo, gilt and blind decorations, raised bands, marbled endpapers. Small 8vo. [32], 148, 4 (adverts), [6]pp. There are a few slight indentations in the leather on the upper board, otherwise a very good to fine clean copy. A short handwritten note from the publisher, Peter Benson Walker, to the purchaser ... View more info

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Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

By: DIXON, James.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 5327


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions no 7.) First published Edinburgh, 1822 (Ferguson 858). #70 of 200 numbered copies (175 thus). Small 8vo. [32], 148, 4 (adverts), [6]pp. Half black kangaroo and marbled boards. A fine clean copy. View more info

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Wild Rivers : Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

By: DOMBROVSKIS, Peter (photographs by).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Peter Dombrovskis: 1983

Seller ID: 21263


Text by Bob Brown. Ecological notes by Jamie Kirkpatrick. First edition. Large 4to. 128pp, colour photographic illustrations, line illustrations, map. Canvas cloth with dustwrapper (spine, and adjacent areas of the rear, quite faded). The book itself is a very good clean copy. ISBN 0959753036 ***The late doyen of Tasmanian wilderness photographers. View more info

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Wild Rivers : Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

By: DOMBROVSKIS, Peter (photographs by). Text by Bob Brown. Ecological notes by Jamie Kirkpatrick.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Peter Dombrovskis: 1983

Seller ID: 5446


Second edition [impression]. Large 4to.128pp, 64 colour photographic illustrations (several double-page), text illustrations, map. Canvas cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959753044 ***The late doyen of Tasmanian wilderness photographers. View more info

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The Quiet Land.

By: DOMBROVSKIS, Peter (photographs) & Ellen Miller (text).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Peter Dombrovskis: 1978

Seller ID: 33836


Second impression. 4to. 112pp, 47 colour photographs. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959753028 ***Dombrovskis' first book, mostly pictures of the Tasmanian wilderness, but includes a few shots of the built environment. This second impression does not suffer from the dustwrapper problems (laminate bubbling and consequent browning) and occasional bowing of the boards that beset the first issue. View more info

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Building on Firm Foundations. The Cooper family in Tasmania: stonemasons, builders and architects.

By: DOOLEY, Lorraine.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2014

Seller ID: 32774


xii, 243pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers with french flaps. Fine (new). Signed by the author. ISBN 0992482100 *** The story of five generations of the Cooper family in Tasmania - and in the building trades - since 1855, with an emphasis on its considerable contribution to the built heritage of Hobart. View more info

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A Story of a Pioneering Family in Van Diemen's Land.

By: DOUGHARTY, Kate Hamilton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Launceston, Author?: 1953

Seller ID: 10255


Preface by Karl von Stieglitz. 96pp. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. Owner's small name stamp inside front wrapper. ***A fictionalised account of the author's forebears - the Grey and Innes families - in early VDL. View more info

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A Century of Tasmanian Methodism 1820-1920.

By: DUGAN, C.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Methodist Assembly: 1920

Seller ID: 5727


Small 8vo. 110pp, 5 plates. Stapled with wrappers drawn on, as issued. The pages are rather yellowed but a good to very good clean copy. View more info

Making Their Own Way: the Dunbabins on Maria Island 1869-1876.

By: DUNBABIN, Tom.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dunalley (Tas), Bangor Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 28502


Large 8vo. 144pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0646542311 ***The story of two brothers establishing a farm on Maria Island, off Tasmania's east coast, based mostly on surviving letters. View more info

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The Fabric of Launceston : a collaborative community history.

By: DUNNING, Tom; Barbara Valentine & Paul Richards (eds)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, LGH Historical Committee: 2016

Seller ID: 34789


First printing of 300 copies. Small 4to. 306pp, a few illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994538669 ***Over 50 authors have contributed short essays on the aboriginal, convict, colonial, social, transport, business, religious, institutional, cultural, sporting etc etc history of Tasmania's 'northern capital'. View more info

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The Discovery of Tasmania: journal extracts from the expeditions of Abel Janszoon Tasman and Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne.

By: DUYKER, Edward (ed).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, St David's Park Publ.: [1992]

Seller ID: 4584


Translated by Edward, Herman & Maryse Duyker. 108pp, case-bound in pictorial cloth. A very good clean copy. ***Translations, original texts and biographical notes from the first two European expeditions to sight VDL. Extracts from Tasman, Arnoldus Montanus (citing Henrik Haelbos), Crozet, Le Jar du Clesmeur, Le Dez, Roux and Chevillard de Montesson. View more info

Image for Town Allotment purchase document, to Joseph Speed, for an acre and 14 perches in Kempton ... on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa streets.

Town Allotment purchase document, to Joseph Speed, for an acre and 14 perches in Kempton ... on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa streets.

By: EARDLEY WILMOT, Sir Eardley (signed by). Joseph Speed.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: 1846

Seller ID: 35575


Town Allotment purchase document on vellum (390x600mm), folded, with diagram of the block of land, and seal. To JOSEPH SPEED, for a block of one acre and 14 perches in Kempton, on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa Streets, adjoining land belonging to George Otter (to the NE) and John Olive (to the SE). Annual quit rent £1.5s. Signed by the Lt. Governor, Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot and by J.E. Bicheno, Colonial Secretary, dated 2 October 1846 (Vic 10). A filing ... View more info

Image for Mansions, Cottages and All Saints. Residences and churches : the heritage of greater Hobart, Tasmania.

Mansions, Cottages and All Saints. Residences and churches : the heritage of greater Hobart, Tasmania.

By: EASTMAN, Walter (text) & Audrey Holiday (drawings)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printing Authority of Tasmania: 1994

Seller ID: 30724


Oblong 4to. x, 182pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0724623531 View more info

Defying the Odds : the history of the Burnie Agricultural & Pastoral Society.

By: EBDON, Annette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burnie, The Society: 1987

Seller ID: 5433


92pp, illus. Soft covers. Very good. View more info

Flinders Island and Eastern Bass Strait.

By: EDGECOMBE, Jean.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Author: 1986

Seller ID: 4620


149pp, illustrated, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***History, natural history etc. View more info

Guide to the Public Records of Tasmania: Colonial Secretary's Office / Governor's Office / Convict Department.

By: ELDERSHAW, P.R.

Price: $10.00

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

Seller ID: 16538


[with] 'Peter Ross Eldershaw: a memoir', by Robert Sharman. Volume 15/3, Jan 1968, pp i-x, 79-149. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. ***Three essays. View more info

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A Few From Afar : Jewish Lives in Tasmania from 1804.

By: ELIAS, Peter & Ann (editors).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Hobart Hebrew Congregation: 2003

Seller ID: 16399


Small 4to. 282pp, b&w photographs and maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646422073 ***Twenty-four articles, some short biographies, bibliographic essay, record of Jewish deaths 1804-1954, indexed. View more info

Image for Tasmania by Road and Track.

Tasmania by Road and Track.

By: EMMETT, E.T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1962

Seller ID: 4597


Reprint. 176pp, illustrated, map. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***A classic account of a walking tour by the legendary buswalker and pioneer of the Tasmanian tourist industry. View more info

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The North Lyell Mining Disaster.

By: Eric Thomas Galley Museum

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Queenstown (Tas), Eric Thomas Galley Museum: [2005?]

Seller ID: 34923


4to. [ii], 252pp, illustrated. Duplicated typescript, comb-bound with laminated wrappers. A very good clean copy. *** A 'comprehensive record of the unfortunate events of October 12, 1912 and their aftermath' compiled from press reports and other contemporary accounts. View more info

Grange Heritage. Ten Tasmanian memories of the nation's life 1902-2001.

By: Evans, Caroline (editor and interviewer)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Taroona, Tas, Mary's Grange: 2001

Seller ID: 28411


#159 of ??? copies. Oblong 4to. 158pp, illustrated. Metallic ring-binding with soft covers drawn over, in imation of an old photo album (a triumph of what must have seemed a cute idea over utility). Fine. ISBN 0646414690 ***Oral history - interviews with ten residents of a Tasmanian aged care community. View more info

Image for A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

By: EVANS, George William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1967

Seller ID: 25427


Facsimile (first published 1822). 8vo. 140pp, coloured folding map at rear, folding frontis view of Hobart Town. Introductory Note by K.R. von Stieglitz (8pp) loosely inserted (as issued). Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (the cream/red one: spine sunned, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***This facsimile includes the map which was issued separately to the original edition and is very rarely found with it. View more info

A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

By: EVANS, George William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1967

Seller ID: 24210


Facsimile (first published 1822). 140pp, coloured folding map at rear, folding frontis view of Hobart Town; Introductory Note by K.R. von Stieglitz (8pp) loosely inserted, as issued. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (the white one, extremities a little rubbed, slight soiling, now in protective sleeve). Owner's details on front paste-down, the insert's staples rusted, otherwise a good clean copy. ***This facsimile includes the map which was issued separately... View more info

Insect Pests and their control.

By: EVANS, J.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Agriculture, Tasmania: 1943

Seller ID: 4604


178pp, illustrated. Cloth backed papered boards. A very good clean copy. View more info

Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australasia Limited. Official Opening of the Sulphate of Ammonia Plant by His Excellency, the Governor of Tasmania, the Right Honourable Sir Ronald Cross, Bart., KCMG, KCVO. 1st November 1956.

By: EZ Co.:

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hobart, EZ Co.: [1956]

Seller ID: 23112


4to. [24]pp, illustrated in b&w and colour, 4pp coloured flow diagram (industrial process) tipped-in, full-page coloured map. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. View more info

Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australasia Limited. Risdon Works, Tasmania. Description of Activities. March 1958.

By: EZ Co.:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, EZ Co.: [1958]

Seller ID: 23111


4to. [64]pp, illustrated in black & white and colour, 4 folding coloured diagrams (industrial processes), full-page coloured map. Soft covers. First page a little spotted, small damp spot at lower edges of first 12pp, with slight damage to one leaf, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Hamilton Literary Society 1889-1989.

By: Fagan, Mavis & Irene Isles, with the assistance of Janet Cretan.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, [The Society,: 1989]

Seller ID: 4669


78pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***The Society - originally known as Nil Desperandum - was founded by Lady Teresa Hamilton, wife of the Governor of Tasmania 1889-92. View more info

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Bert's Story.

By: FARQUHAR, B.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press: 1992

Seller ID: 14307


Third impression. 292pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0949457396 ***The well-known Tasmanian farmer, of 'Rushy Lagoon' in the far north-east. View more info

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Bert's Story.

By: FARQUHAR, B.A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press: 1992

Seller ID: 30643


Third impression. 292pp, illustrated, map. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0949457396 ***The well-known Tasmanian farmer, of 'Rushy Lagoon' in the far north-east. View more info

Image for Ticklebelly Tales and other stories from the people of the Hydro.

Ticklebelly Tales and other stories from the people of the Hydro.

By: FELTON, Heather.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hobart, Hydro Tasmania: 2013

Seller ID: 31236


Revised edition. Large thick (and heavy) 4to. 512pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0646477242 ***A social history of Tasmania's 20th century hydro-industrialisation, told from the viewpoints of employees, contractors and families of the Hydro-Electric Commission. View more info

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Convict Lives at the George Town Female Factory.

By: Female Convict Research Centre : edited by Alison Alexander.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Convict Women's Press: 2014

Seller ID: 32958


230pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Background articles on early George Town and its female factory - established in 1822 and closed in 1834 when the remaining inmates were moved to Launceston - with biographies of 31 women who spent time there. View more info

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Convict Lives at the Ross Female Factory.

By: Female Factory Research Group: edited by Lucy Frost.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Convict Women's Press: 2011

Seller ID: 29677


238pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0987144308 ***Background articles on the Ross Female Factory (1848-54), and biographies of inmates. View more info

Image for Mrs Fenton's Tasmanian Journal 1829-1830.

Mrs Fenton's Tasmanian Journal 1829-1830.

By: FENTON, Elizabeth.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1986

Seller ID: 4607


#58 of 155 copies, numbered and initialled by the publisher. Crown 8vo. 88pp, full cloth with paper title-label and dustwrapper (slightly rubbed along top edge, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Journal of Mrs Fenton : a narrative of her life in India, the Isle of France (Mauritius), and Tasmania during the years 1826-1830.

The Journal of Mrs Fenton : a narrative of her life in India, the Isle of France (Mauritius), and Tasmania during the years 1826-1830.

By: FENTON, Elizabeth:

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1901

Seller ID: 15848


First edition. 396pp, 32pp publishers adverts at rear. Original blue cloth, decorated in blind, gilt spine titles, extremities a trifle rubbed, small scuff to the cloth at foot of spine (now in protective mylar wrapper). 'With the publisher's compliments' ink stamp, faintly, on half-title. A few pages towards the rear have been untidily opened, with the loss of the top corner of one leaf (well away from the text) and a closed tear to the top corner of the next. Otherwise... View more info

Image for The Life and Work of the Reverend Charles Price of Launceston.  First Independent Minister in Australia.

The Life and Work of the Reverend Charles Price of Launceston. First Independent Minister in Australia.

By: FENTON, James.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Paul Fenton: [1999]

Seller ID: 7510


Facsimile: first published in Melbourne, 1886 (Ferguson 9581). Small 8vo. xiv (including 5pp Introduction to new edition), 144pp, frontis portrait and another. Cloth-textured papered boards, no dustwrapper (as issued), gilt-stamped title; light surface rubbing as usual. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646372920 View more info

Image for Bush Life in Tasmania Fifty Years Ago : an account of pioneer work in Devon.

Bush Life in Tasmania Fifty Years Ago : an account of pioneer work in Devon.

By: FENTON, James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), C.L. Richmond & Sons: 1964

Seller ID: 21952


Facsimile, first published in 1891 (Ferguson 9582). 204pp, frontis portrait of author, map, 4 illustrations. Case-bound in blue cloth (as issued, without a wrapper). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A Century Afield : a history of the Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club.

A Century Afield : a history of the Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club.

By: FENTON, Janet.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club: 2004

Seller ID: 31223


Large 8vo. 168pp, illustrated. Soft covers (spine a trifle sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0957852916 View more info

Image for Tasmanians All.

Tasmanians All.

By: FERRALL, R.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Launceston, [Author?]: 1982

Seller ID: 4615


Small 4to. 176pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper (head of spine with short closed tears). A very good clean copy. ***Tasmanian personalities. View more info

Image for Partly Personal : recollections of a one-time Tasmanian journalist.

Partly Personal : recollections of a one-time Tasmanian journalist.

By: FERRALL, R.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1974

Seller ID: 4613


4to. 140pp, illus. Cloth with dustwrapper (extremities a little rubbed, some silverfishing to spine). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Houses & Estates of Old Glamorgan.

Houses & Estates of Old Glamorgan.

By: FERRIS, Maureen Martin; Malcolm Ward & Tilley Brooke.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Swansea (Tas), Glamorgan Spring Bay Historical Society: 2017

Seller ID: 35437


ISBN 0980712742 Houses and Estates of Old Glamorgan is an extensively researched, referenced and richly illustrated book documenting thirty early properties of the former Glamorgan municipality on the east coast of Tasmania. It describes the stories of the pioneers and the land, up to the First World War, and there is a detailed architectural description of each house and many outbuildings, such as mills, barns and workers’ cottages. A technical glossary, supplemen... View more info

Image for Island Summers : a history of Tasmanian representative cricket.

Island Summers : a history of Tasmanian representative cricket.

By: FINLAY, Ric.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, St David's Park Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 13561


Foreword by David Boon. 232pp, illus. Soft covers (slight creasing to rear). A good to very good clean copy. ISBN 072462273X View more info

Image for Native Orchids of Tasmania.

Native Orchids of Tasmania.

By: FIRTH, M.J.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Author: 1965

Seller ID: 4616


90pp, b&w photographs, line illustrations. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's details. View more info

Image for Fereday & O'Connor. Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land. Proceedings for Libel, Slander and Malicious Prosecution, 1831. Reported by Robert Lathrop Murray, with Notes & Dramatis Personæ by E. FitzSymonds.

Fereday & O'Connor. Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land. Proceedings for Libel, Slander and Malicious Prosecution, 1831. Reported by Robert Lathrop Murray, with Notes & Dramatis Personæ by E. FitzSymonds.

By: FitzSymonds, Eustace (ed).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, James Dally: 2004

Seller ID: 21005


55 numbered copies only, initialled by the publisher. 112pp. Bound at the Chasdor Bindery in pea green buckram, in matching slipcase. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Montagu & Stephen, Van Diemen's Land 1836.  Algernon Montagu & Alfred Stephen in Supreme Court proceedings against T.W. Rowlands; with a comment by Robert Lathrop Murray; with Geo. Arthur's despatch.

Montagu & Stephen, Van Diemen's Land 1836. Algernon Montagu & Alfred Stephen in Supreme Court proceedings against T.W. Rowlands; with a comment by Robert Lathrop Murray; with Geo. Arthur's despatch.

By: FitzSymonds, Eustace (ed).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, James Dally: 2007

Seller ID: 23899


99 numbered copies only, initialled by the publisher. Small 4to. 168pp. Printed by Hyde Park Press on 118gsm Teton Text and bound by Chasor Bindery in flame red buckram, with matching slipcase. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0975156950 ***The last (and posthumous) book issued under the imprint of the publisher/antiquarian bookseller James Dally (1931-2005), who also published for many years as Sullivan's Cove. View more info

Image for Gellibrand Days.  R.L. Murray and Alfred Stephen, 1825 & 1826, in the Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land, &c. &c.  &c.

Gellibrand Days. R.L. Murray and Alfred Stephen, 1825 & 1826, in the Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land, &c. &c. &c.

By: FitzSymonds, Eustace (ed).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, James Dally: 2005

Seller ID: 19781


55 numbered copies only, initialled by the publisher. Small 4to. 144 pages, in Pastoni type with decorative initials, printed on vellum-finish paper and bound in fine English orange cloth with matching slipcase. Fine. ISBN 0975156942 ***The 'joustings' - in print and in correspondence - between the newspaper editor Robert Lathrop Murray and the young Solicitor-General Alfred Stephen, surrounding the latter's resignation and the enquiry into the conduct of Murray's fr... View more info

Image for Mortmain : a collection of choice petitions, memorials and letters of protest and request from the convict colony of Van Diemen's Land; written by divers persons, both eminent and lowly…

Mortmain : a collection of choice petitions, memorials and letters of protest and request from the convict colony of Van Diemen's Land; written by divers persons, both eminent and lowly…

By: FitzSymonds, Eustace (ed).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Sullivan's Cove: 1977

Seller ID: 4891


Collected and transcribed from the originals by Eustace FitzSymonds, with numerous pages of the manuscripts shewn in facsimile. #348 of 500 numbered copies. Folio. 262pp, illustrations (facsimiles of some of the documents). Full cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info