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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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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 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

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 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

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Island Affair.

By: ALLISTON, Eleanor.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Greenhouse: 1984

Seller ID: 7845


First edition. 176pp, 15 colour illustrations, endpaper maps. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0909104670 ***Author's second book about her life on Three Hummock Island off Tasmania's north-west corner. 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: $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


# 870 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. Minor misfolding of the panorama; otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528132 View more info

Image for The World of Olegas Truchanas.

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

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 Lure of the Thylacine : true stories and legendary tales of the Tasmanian Tiger.

Lure of the Thylacine : true stories and legendary tales of the Tasmanian Tiger.

By: BAILEY, Col.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Five Mile Press: 2013

Seller ID: 34965


Large 8vo. 294pp, 16pp b&w photographs. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 1760400882 View more info

Image for Tiger Tales : stories of the Tasmanian Tiger.

Tiger Tales : stories of the Tasmanian Tiger.

By: BAILEY, Col.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sydney, Harper Collins: 2001

Seller ID: 12059


Second impression. Oblong 8vo. 164pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0732269253 ***The author, a 'tiger-hunter', wrote a column for a local newspaper featuring yarns and stories about the Thylacine - mysterious sightings, interviews with old trappers etc. etc. 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

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 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

Image for Port Arthur, Tasmania.

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