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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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The Companion to Tasmanian History.

By: Alexander, Alison (ed).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2005

Seller ID: 35902


566pp, illustrated, coloured endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine quite sunned, extremities a little rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 186295223X ***1073 entries, by 415 authors, and 18 thematic essays. 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

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Obliged to Submit: wives and mistresses of colonial governors.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Montpelier Press: 1999

Seller ID: 21532


Second edition (with 'minor corrections and additions'). 252pp, b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1876597011 ***First published in 1987 as 'Governors' Ladies' with a sub-title more accurately reflecting the content: 'the wives and mistresses of Van Diemen's Land governors'. These were: Martha Hayes; Maria Proctor, Ann Yates, Hannah Power & Margaret Eddington; Maria Lord; Mrs Murray; Mary Geils; Margaret Davey; 'Mrs Sorell' [i.e. Mrs Kent]; Eliz... 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 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

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

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

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Glenorchy 1804-1964.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glenorchy City Council: 1986

Seller ID: 5077


Sketches and maps by Mollie Tomlin. 382pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (edges a little rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. Presentation plate on verso of front endpaper. ***Traces the history of Glenorchy from its early days as a farming settlement through urbanisation, to the achievement of city status in 1964. View more info

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

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1987

Seller ID: 8051


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

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Duck and Green Peas! Forever! Finding Utopia in Tasmania.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2018

Seller ID: 35912


4to, 202pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0648218058 *** Tells the stories of Aborigines, settlers on the land and other immigrants, political activists, modern-day commune dwellers and others who have sought utopias of different shades in various parts of Tasmania. View more info

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A Heritage of Welfare and Caring : the EZ Community Council, 1918-1991.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Pasminco Metals–EZ: 1991

Seller ID: 7798


194pp, illus in b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646070126 ***The welfare arm of the Electrolytic Zinc Company's works at Risdon, near Hobart. View more info

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Obliged to Submit : wives and mistresses of colonial governors.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Montpelier Press: 1999

Seller ID: 8032


A revised edition (with 'minor corrections and additions') of Governors' Ladies (1987). 252pp, b&w illustrations. Soft covers. Owner's name, and name label inside front cover. Reading crease on spine, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 1876597011 ***The initial appearance of this study bore a sub-title more accurately reflecting the content: 'the wives and mistresses of Van Diemen's Land governors'. These were: Martha Hayes; Maria Proctor, Ann Yates, Hannah Power & M... View more info

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A Mortal Flame : Marie Bjelke Petersen, Australian Romance Writer, 1874-1969.

By: Bjelke Petersen, Marie: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1994

Seller ID: 4381


xii, 276pp, 55 illustrations, bibliography, index. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0 908528 25 6 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