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Those were the days. Anecdotes collected by Retired Senior Volunteers Programme members.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Department of Sport & Recreation: 1988?

Seller ID: 29112


4to. Duplicated typescript with stiff plastic binding. 82pp. ***The reminiscences of 12 elderly Tasmanians (Hobart and southern districts), mostly concerning the early decades of the 20th century. View more info

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Collection : Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery:

Seller ID: 31710


Square 4to. 206pp, lavishly illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0977533425 ***A publication that encapsulates the very best of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. The 250 objects featured were chosen by the TMAG curatorial team to illustrate the diversity of its collections. View more info

Image for Hobart Town Courier. This Journal contains every Official Notice in the Hobart Town Gazette of this day. [Eight individual issues from 1833]

Hobart Town Courier. This Journal contains every Official Notice in the Hobart Town Gazette of this day. [Eight individual issues from 1833]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1833

Seller ID: 32977


The issues are those of 11 & 25 January; 15 & 22 February; 27 September; 4 & 11 October 1833. ***OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY, the price is per issue*** View more info

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Cookery Calendar from Apple Land. In aid of the Hobart Free Kindergarten Association.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed by Cox Kay Ltd: 1920-1930s?

Seller ID: 34939


283x145mm. 47 leaves, printed rectos only, with decorative front cover and plain card rear cover, tied with red cord at the head. The front cover and first ten leaves have been nibbled along the foot edge (a little less than half-way along, from the left corner), with slight loss to some lettering in the (text only) advertisements in the foot margin on a few pages; a little spotting to the edges, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Not a calendar as such, but there is a... View more info

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Trampled Wilderness

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Devonport, Printed by C.L. Richmond [for the Author]: 1986

Seller ID: 32300


Third (revised) edition. Small 4to. 222pp, illustrations & maps. Soft covers (somewhat rubbed). Owner's name. A good clean copy. ***This revised edition includes as Chapter 26 'Adamsfield: the town that lived and died'. Almost all of the text, the town plan, map of tracks in the area, and many photos from Gowlland's book of the same name is included, with some of the passages being expanded, and some new photos. Small sections on shops, the school and drinking have bee... View more info

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The Van Diemen's Land Warriors. With an essay on Matthew Brady.

By: 'Pindar Juvenal.'

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, D.S. Ford, Printers [for the editor]: 1944

Seller ID: 14382


Edited, and with an essay on Matthew Brady by George Mackaness. (Australian Historical Monographs, no X.) #76 of 90 numbered and signed copies for sale (a further 10 were for presentation). 22pp essay, 5 illustrations (including a facsimile of original title-page); 32pp text of the poem. Stiff yapp-edged wrappers.A very good clean copy. ***Published in Hobart Town 1827 as 'The Van Diemen's Land Warriors, or The Heroes of Cornwall; a satire in three cantos' by Pindar Juv... View more info

Historic Tasmania Sketchbook.

By: ADAM SMITH, Patsy & Joan Woodberry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1977

Seller ID: 23734


Drawings by Max Angus, Frank Mather, Arthur Phillips. 251pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned, oil stain at foot of rear blurb flap, not affecting the book itself). A very good clean copy in a good wrapper. ISBN 0727002864 ***Compilation of the 19th Century Tasmania, Hobart, Launceston & Port Arthur sketchbooks. View more info

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Port Arthur Sketchbook.

By: ADAM SMITH, Patsy.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1971

Seller ID: 11557


Drawings by Arthur Phillips. 64pp, 29 illus. Papered boards with pictorial dustwrapper. Very good. ***Signed by both author and illustrator. ISBN 0851791719 View more info

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Port Arthur Sketchbook.

By: ADAM SMITH, Patsy. Drawings by Arthur Phillips.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1974

Seller ID: 5060


64pp, 29 illustrations. Papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned and lightly chipped at the head). A good clean copy. ISBN 0851791719 View more info

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Convict Lives : at Cascades Female Factory. Volume Two.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison & Alice Meredith Hodgson (eds).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Convict Women's Press: 2018

Seller ID: 35690


210pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0994385919 ***The second book in this series relating to the Cascades Female Factory (in South Hobart, Van Diemen's Land / Tasmania), with biographies of 29 female convicts who spent time there between 1829 and 1855. Other titles in the series concern the Ross, Launceston and George Town female factories. View more info

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Repression, Reform & Resilience : a history of the Cascades Female Factory.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison (ed).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Convict Women's Press: 2016

Seller ID: 34898


264pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0995359903 View more info

Jane Franklin Hall 1950-2010 : the story of a residential college.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Jane Franklin Hall: 2010

Seller ID: 29647


4to. 143pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very slight small mark where owner's name label removed from front enpaper, otherwise fine. View more info

Image for Tasmania's Convicts : how felons built a free society.

Tasmania's Convicts : how felons built a free society.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2010

Seller ID: 27575


318pp, black & white photographs and illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1742372058 From the dustwrapper: "Tasmania's convict ancestors, so long figures of shame to their descendants, are examined here in rich and unprecedented detail. In showing us what kinds of people the convicts really were, Alison Alexander dispels many myths. A landmark work" (Christopher Koch). View more info

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The Ambitions of Jane Franklin : Victorian lady adventurer.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Seller ID: 31417


First edition (the larger format). x, 294pp, 4pp colour and 8pp b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1742375693 *** Jane (nee Griffin), Lady Franklin, the wife of the Arctic explorer and Lieut-Governor of Van Diemen's Land (1837-43), Sir John Franklin. View more info

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The Zinc Works : producing zinc at Risdon 1916-1991.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Pasminco Metals - EZ: 1992

Seller ID: 33214


Small 4to. 360pp, illustrated in b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Governors' Ladies: the wives and mistresses of Van Diemen's Land governors.

Governors' Ladies: the wives and mistresses of Van Diemen's Land governors.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, THRA: 1987

Seller ID: 8051


First edition. 188pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Eastern Shore : a history of Clarence.

The Eastern Shore : a history of Clarence.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rosny Park, Tas, Clarence City Council: 2003

Seller ID: 30551


4to. 422pp, b&w and coloured photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0959428135 View more info

Image for Students First: Tasmanian University Union 1899-1999.

Students First: Tasmanian University Union 1899-1999.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, TUU: 1999

Seller ID: 13898


264pp, illustrated. Soft covers (spine and adjacent strip faded). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The O'Connors of Connorville : a great Australian story.

The O'Connors of Connorville : a great Australian story.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2017

Seller ID: 35534


Large 8vo. 306pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers with French flaps. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0995381437 View more info

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Escape to an Island.

By: ALLISTON, Eleanor.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1968

Seller ID: 5557


Reprint. 184pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (slight crease to lower edge of rear panel, now in protective sleeve). Light offsetting on the endpapers, otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***Three Hummock Island off Tasmania's north-west corner. View more info

Image for Clerk of the House: the reminiscences of Hugh Munro Hull, 1818-1882.

Clerk of the House: the reminiscences of Hugh Munro Hull, 1818-1882.

By: ANDEL, Lucille V.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Author: 1984

Seller ID: 4727


1000 numbered copies, signed by the author. 204pp, index, biographical appendix. Brown cloth with dustwrapper. A fine cleam copy. ISBN 0959276106 ***Hull was Clerk of the Tasmanian House of Assembly and the author of kalendars, guides, statistical summaries on the colony. View more info

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Simpkinson de Wesselow : landscape painter in Van Diemen's Land and the Port Phillip District, 1844-1848.

By: ANGUS, Max

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1984

Seller ID: 4385


#561 of 1000 numbered copies, signed by the author. Square 4to. 192pp, 61 full-page colour plates (one a folding panorama) and full illustrated catalogue of the artist's 217 known works (small b&w images). Blue cloth, gilt device on the upper board, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528132 View more info

Image for Simpkinson de Wesselow : landscape painter in Van Diemen's Land and the Port Phillip District, 1844-1848.

Simpkinson de Wesselow : landscape painter in Van Diemen's Land and the Port Phillip District, 1844-1848.

By: ANGUS, Max

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1984

Seller ID: 22908


1000 numbered copies, signed by the author. Square 4to. 192pp, 61 full-page colour plates (one a folding panorama) and full illustrated catalogue of the artist's 217 known works (small b&w images). Blue cloth, gilt device on the upper board, with dustwrapper. Minor misfolding of the panorama; otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528132 View more info

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A Salute to Watercolour.

By: ANGUS, Max.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1996

Seller ID: 4384


1000 copies, signed by Max Angus. Square 4to. 132pp, 51 colour plates, pictorial endpapers. Blue cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528280 ***The first part is a survey of the medium of watercolour, from its origins in Europe, through its flowering in England in the 18th & 19th centuries, to its role in the topographical recording of Australian colonies. The second part (to some extent autobiographical, with many examples of the author's own work), discu... View more info

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The World of Olegas Truchanas.

By: ANGUS, Max.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Olegas Truchanas Publication Committee: 1975

Seller ID: 15512


First edition. Square 4to. 144pp, 44 colour plates, 13 other illustrations, including 2 maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0959821201 ***Truchanas was the leading wilderness photographer of his day and a fine bushman. He was drowned while canoeing in the Gordon River Gorge in January 1972, during the unsuccessful campaign to save Lake Pedder from inundation. This first edition was published by a private committee of his friends, and there... View more info

Image for Antique and Historical Exhibition. City Hall, Hobart, June 2nd to 13th, 1945 : in aid of Red Cross funds.

Antique and Historical Exhibition. City Hall, Hobart, June 2nd to 13th, 1945 : in aid of Red Cross funds.

By: Antiques:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed by J. Walch & Sons [for the committee]: 1945

Seller ID: 29529


52pp. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued (small area lower front corner scuffed, by sticker removal?). A very good clean copy. ***The organisation of the exhibition appears to have been based one held in 1931, then in aid of unemployment relief. This catalogue lists the exhibits (from private collections) and most of their owners. The sections are China & Glass (537 items); Historical Pictures (131); Shiplovers' (180); Silver, Sheffield Plate, Pewter, etc (257); W... View more info

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The Scott Letters : VDL & Scotland 1836-55.

By: ARCHER, D.J.L. (ed)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Launceston, [2009/2016]

Seller ID: 31410


4to. viii, 436pp, illustrated, map, plans, portraits. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 187626151X *** First produced in small print run, primarily for the family, and reissued in 2016 in another small print run. View more info

Image for Touring Tasmania in the 1880s : the newspaper articles of Theophilus Jones / transcribed by D.J.L. Archer.

Touring Tasmania in the 1880s : the newspaper articles of Theophilus Jones / transcribed by D.J.L. Archer.

By: ARCHER, D.J.L. (ed).

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Launceston, The Editor: [2015]

Seller ID: 34354


4to. vii, 8-722pp, includes bibliographical references and index. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0646937227 ***During the 1880s, freelance journalist Theophilus Paul Howard Jones travelled extensively throughout Tasmania, penning over 100 articles for the local newspapers of the time as "Our Special Correspondent", under the heading "Through Tasmania". These articles are here transcribed in full, and have notes and commentary by the editor. View more info

Considering Art in Tasmania.

By: Art:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Fine Arts Press: 1985

Seller ID: 27358


[60]pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little sunned). A very good clean copy. ***Comprises a reprint of pp 473-532 of Art and Australia, volume 22, no 4; with articles on the collections in the Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, the State Library of Tasmania (special collections) and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery; contemporary landscape art; John Skinner Prout; Benjamin Duterrau; Jack Carington Smith; George Dav... View more info

Image for Art in Australia, a quarterly magazine. Third series, no 30: Tasmanian number : and a new section on Industrial and Applied Art.

Art in Australia, a quarterly magazine. Third series, no 30: Tasmanian number : and a new section on Industrial and Applied Art.

By: Art: Ure Smith, Sydney & Leon Gellert (eds).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: December,1929

Seller ID: 28760


[26]pp with 6 tipped-in coloured plates & 48 monochrome plates (paintings and photographs) on Tasmania; the Industrial and Applied Art section with 17 plates, 7 in colour. Stiff card covers with wrapper: the overlapping edges with some small breaks (as usual), small area of silverfishing to rear cover. Slight marks on the first (blank) page, otherwise internally very clean and crisp. A very good copy. View more info

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TARKINE.

By: ASHTON, Ralph (ed).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2004

Seller ID: 18701


#176 of the special issue of 650 copies. Case-bound in linen, title blind-stamped on upper board, with matching slipcase. Large square 4to. 154pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. The book in fine clean condition, the rear panel of the slipcase has a few small holes (nibbled?) in the cloth. ISBN 1741143543 ***The large temperate rainforest in north-west Tasmania; the subject of much environmental controversy. View more info

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A Pictorial History of the Railways and Tramways of Western Tasmania.

By: AUBREY, Ronald K.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: [1975]

Seller ID: 12935


4to. 52pp, b&w illustrations. Stapled in pictorial stiff wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959903410 View more info

Moss and Mist : living in Savage River.

By: Australian Resources 88

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Adult Education Dvision of TAFE: 1988

Seller ID: 30006


(Australian Studies - Understanding Australia: a 'We Are a Resource' local social history project.) 4to. 70pp, illustrated. Stapled in cloth-backed wrappers, as issued; now covered in contact plastic. A good clean copy. ISBN 0724616063 View more info

Image for The Coal Resources of Tasmania : Geological Survey Bulletin 64.

The Coal Resources of Tasmania : Geological Survey Bulletin 64.

By: BACON, C.A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Resources and Energy: 1991

Seller ID: 35456


4to. 170pp, maps, diagrams and illustrations; 2 folding maps and 4 foldimng cross-sections in rear pocket. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0724619879 View more info

Image for An Early Tasmanian Story : with the Oakdens, Cowies, Parramores, Tullochs and Hoggs.

An Early Tasmanian Story : with the Oakdens, Cowies, Parramores, Tullochs and Hoggs.

By: BAILEY, Anne and Robin.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Toorak, Vic, Blenallen Press: 2004

Seller ID: 17785


428pp, b&w and colour illus, b&w photographs, maps. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0646432273 ***Family history. View more info

Image for A Research on the Eucalypts of Tasmania and their essential oils.

A Research on the Eucalypts of Tasmania and their essential oils.

By: BAKER, R.T. & H.G. Smith

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, John Vail, Government Printer: 1912

Seller ID: 34638


Read before the Royal Society of Tasmania. Communicated by L. Rodway, Esq., Government Botanist, October 14, 1912. 8vo. 72pp, 4 plates (at rear). Stapled with grey printed wrappers drawn on, as issued; spine sunned and a little rubbed, tiny nick from fore-edge of the upper wrapper and a small (tea?) stain at its top corner (and, though diminishing, the first few leaves). Owner's details inside front cover. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The English Dane : a life of Jorgen Jorgenson.

The English Dane : a life of Jorgen Jorgenson.

By: BAKEWELL, Sarah.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2005

Seller ID: 22580


First edition. 324pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0701173408 View more info

Image for The Lake Country of Tasmania : a symposium conducted by the Royal Society of Tasmania at Poatina, Tasmania, November 11-12, 1972.

The Lake Country of Tasmania : a symposium conducted by the Royal Society of Tasmania at Poatina, Tasmania, November 11-12, 1972.

By: BANKS, M.R. (ed).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1973

Seller ID: 12393


Small 4to. 200pp, illustrations & maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Papers on Physical Character, Biological Features, Use of the Resources (including 'The Aborigines', by W.F. Ellis), Excursion Notes. View more info

Image for Landscape & Man : the interaction between man and environment in Western Tasmania.

Landscape & Man : the interaction between man and environment in Western Tasmania.

By: BANKS. M.R. & J.B. Kirkpatrick (eds).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1977

Seller ID: 35131


The proceedings of a symposium organised by the Royal Society of Tasmania, November 1976. Small 4to. 200pp, maps, diagrams and illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0959867929 View more info

Image for Resources of the Sea : a symposium arranged by the Royal Society of Tasmania at Bicheno, 2-4 November 1974.

Resources of the Sea : a symposium arranged by the Royal Society of Tasmania at Bicheno, 2-4 November 1974.

By: BANKS. M.R. & T.G. Dix (eds).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1975

Seller ID: 35434


Small 4to. 120pp, maps, diagrams and illustrations, erratum slip loosely inserted. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name at head of front cover. ISBN 0959867910 View more info

Image for Lunnicks Steam Powered Contractors : the stories of the people and the steam engines.

Lunnicks Steam Powered Contractors : the stories of the people and the steam engines.

By: BARKER, Gary.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Murrumbateman NSW, Author: 2009

Seller ID: 26656


4to. 144pp, illustrated, map. Soft covers. This is an unused (new) copy, but there is a slight indentation in the front cover, near the top edge. ISBN 0646515616 ***The civil engineering firm Lunnicks was established in the UK in 1946, and in 1951 moved - along with many of their employees and their families - to Tasmania's north-west coast. Most of these immigrants still live in Tasmania. View more info

Image for Exiled : the Port Arthur convict photographs.

Exiled : the Port Arthur convict photographs.

By: BARNARD, Edwin.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2015

Seller ID: 28425


Reprint. Square 4to. 224pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0642277095 ***The photographs of ageing convicts, first transported between 1820 and 1850, were taken in the 1870s. This study tells the stories of 65 individuals whose images are held in the National Library and the Queen Victoria Museum in Launceston. View more info

Image for History of the Church of England in Tasmania.

History of the Church of England in Tasmania.

By: BARRETT, W.R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed at "The Mercury" Press: 1942

Seller ID: 4400


8vo. 92pp, illustrated. Stiff cloth-backed papered card, cut flush. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Smile at your District Inspector... it will worry him sick! Ftrom high seas to counting stamps; the entertaining memoirs of a war-time sailor who became an Inspector of Post Offices.

By: BASHFIELD, Jim.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2011

Seller ID: 30930


168pp. Soft covers. Very good. Inscribed by the author. ISBN 0646535366 View more info

Image for Bass Strait, its coasts and islands : Symposium; 14 September 1972.

Bass Strait, its coasts and islands : Symposium; 14 September 1972.

By: Bass Strait:

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Royal Society of Victoria: 1973

Seller ID: 19265


Offprint of RSV Proceedings, Volume 85, Part 2, 27 May 1973; vi, pp73-302, maps, plates 5-28 & text illustrations. Original titled wrappers (extremities a little rubbed). There is a slight bump to the top corners throughout, otherwise a good+ clean copy. ***The symposium, conducted by the Royal Societies of Victoria and Tasmania, was held in Melbourne on 14 September 1972. Twelve papers were presented - on history, geology, biology and natural resources (primarily fisher... View more info

Image for Bass Strait Bibliography : a guide to the literature on Bass Strait covering scientific and non-scientific material.

Bass Strait Bibliography : a guide to the literature on Bass Strait covering scientific and non-scientific material.

By: Bass Strait: Stephen Murray Smith & John Thompson (General editors).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences: April,1981

Seller ID: 13439


Small 4to. xiv, 272pp. Case-bound in maroon buckram, with the original stiff wrappers retained. A very good+ clean copy. Owner's name on title-page. ***Sections include: General & Regional aspects (including fiction); Social Sciences (including Aborigines); Biology & Ecology; Commercial Fisheries; Physical Environment; Engineering & Technology. View more info

Image for The Convict Ships 1787-1868.

The Convict Ships 1787-1868.

By: BATESON, Charles.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson: 1985

Seller ID: 4408


Reprint of second (revised & best) edition. 8vo. 422pp, frontis and 13 plates. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0851741959 View more info

Image for Callaghan & Batman, Van Diemen's Land 1825.

Callaghan & Batman, Van Diemen's Land 1825.

By: Batman, John: Edited by E. F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1979

Seller ID: 25915


#61 of 500 copies. F'cap folio. 44pp, 3 illustrations (three documents, one a double-page map). Blue cloth with dustwrapper (some uneven fading, the laminate a little crinkled in places). A very good clean copy in a good wrapper. ***Documents concerning John Batman and Eliza Callaghan, who he was to marry in 1828, but particularly the police search of his Ben Lomond property in 1825 for Eliza, who was then an absconding felon. View more info

Image for Port Arthur Railway across Tasman Peninsula.

Port Arthur Railway across Tasman Peninsula.

By: BAYLEY, William A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bulli, NSW, Austrail Publications: [1971]

Seller ID: 4411


64pp, illustrated. Stapled in wrappers, slight surface rubbing, owner's name at head of front cover; otherwise a very good clean copy. ***An account of Australia's first railway, powered by convicts. View more info

Image for Railway Centenary in Tasmania.

Railway Centenary in Tasmania.

By: BAYLEY, William A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bulli, NSW, Author: nd

Seller ID: 15580


64pp, b&w photographs, double-page map. Stapled in pictorial wrappers. A very good clean copy. View more info