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Image for Growing With Strength : a history of the Hobart City Council 1846-2000.

Growing With Strength : a history of the Hobart City Council 1846-2000.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison & Stefan Petrow.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart City Council: 2008

Seller ID: 25824


4to. 607pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 098051391X 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 Corruption and Skullduggery : Edward Lord, Maria Riseley, and Hobart's tempestuous beginnings.

Corruption and Skullduggery : Edward Lord, Maria Riseley, and Hobart's tempestuous beginnings.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Pillinger Press: 2015

Seller ID: 34104


Large 8vo. 350pp, well illustrated in colour. Soft covers with French flaps. A very good clean copy, inscribed by the author. ISBN 0646941151 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 The World of Olegas Truchanas.

The World of Olegas Truchanas.

By: ANGUS, Max.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Olegas Truchanas Publication Committee: 1975

Seller ID: 15512


First edition. Square 4to. 144pp, 44 colour plates, 13 other illus, including 2 maps. Canvas cloth with dustwrapper. A very good 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 were a f... 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

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

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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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Captain James Kelly of Hobart Town.

By: BOWDEN, K.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1964

Seller ID: 19717


126pp, 8 black & white illustrations, 3 maps. Navy blue cloth with dustwrapper. Offsetting on endpapers (as often), owner's name. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Admiral:  the history, recovery and restoration of Tasmania's oldest commercial vessel.

Admiral: the history, recovery and restoration of Tasmania's oldest commercial vessel.

By: BROXAM, Graeme.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Navarine Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 27217


Revised edition. 30 copies. 64pp, illustrated. Stapled in wrappers. Fine (new). Signed by the author. ISBN 0975133160 ***After a career of 144 years as a waterman's boat, steam launch, fishing boat and yacht, 'Admiral' has now been returned to fully operational condition, in the spirit of her original 1865 design. This booklet tells the stories of the boat and her first owner, Charles Dillon (1820-1907), a former convict who became one of Hobart's most successful water... View more info

Image for Black War : fear, sex and resistance in Tasmania.

Black War : fear, sex and resistance in Tasmania.

By: CLEMENTS, Nicholas.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brisbane, UQP: 2014

Seller ID: 32739


268pp, 8pp coloured illustrations. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0702250066 *** Clements 'has great empathy for both the beleaguered Aboriginal bands and the hapless convict workers. He is remarkably even-handed, avoiding the partisanship that has characterised and diminished much of previous scholarship' (Henry Reynolds). View more info

Image for Port Cygnet 1914-1919. A History of Tasmania : Volume 4.

Port Cygnet 1914-1919. A History of Tasmania : Volume 4.

By: COAD, David.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kingston (Tas), Author: 2014

Seller ID: 29752


4to. 199pp, illustrated with black & white photographs. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Chapters on: Gallipoli 1915; Home Front 1915; The Somme 1916; Home Front 1917 (2); The Road to Passchendaele; The Final Push; Home Front 1918; and an Epilogue, Bibliography and Index of Servicemen. View more info

Image for Mountain Stories : echoes from the Tasmanian high country. Volume One.

Mountain Stories : echoes from the Tasmanian high country. Volume One.

By: CUBIT, Simon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 35365


Large 8vo. 276pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0995367396 View more info

Image for Mountain Stories : echoes from the Tasmanian high country. Volume Two.

Mountain Stories : echoes from the Tasmanian high country. Volume Two.

By: CUBIT, Simon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2017

Seller ID: 35366


Large 8vo. 290pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0648028666 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 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

Image for Shooting the Franklin : early canoeing on Tasmania's wild rivers.

Shooting the Franklin : early canoeing on Tasmania's wild rivers.

By: DEAN, Johnson.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Evandale, Tas., Author: 2002

Seller ID: 15488


Foreword by Bob Brown. 120pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0958174407 View more info

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

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

Image for Wild Rivers : Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

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