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State Aid and Tasmanian Politics, 1868-1920.

By: DAVIS, Richard P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania: 1969

Seller ID: 17948


4to. 135pp, b&w frontis portraits. Side stapled in soft covers with cloth back strip (chipped at the foot). Small tape mark at head of title-page, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

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Eighty Years' Labor : the ALP in Tasmania, 1903-1983.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Hobart, Sassafras Books and the History Dept., University of Tasmania: 1983

Seller ID: 4558


164pp, sketch illustrations (caricatures mostly). Stapled in stiff wrappers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0859012212 ***The first full history of the Australian Labor Party in Tasmania. View more info

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Revolutionary Imperialist : William Smith O'Brien, 1803-1864.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Crossing Press: 1998

Seller ID: 5441


8vo. 392pp, 8 plates; errata slip tipped to verso of title. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0958671346 ***The first biography of the aristocratic Irish Protestant landlord who tirelessly campaigned for Catholic emancipation and Repeal, and was sentenced to death for high treason (commuted to transportation to Van Diemen's Land) for his part in an armed uprising in 1848. View more info

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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

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William Smith O'Brien. Ireland - 1848 - Tasmania.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dublin, Geography Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 23092


72pp, illus, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Irish Traces on Tasmanian History 1803-2004.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hobart, Sassafras Books: 2005

Seller ID: 21524


226pp. Soft covers; slight reading creases to spine, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

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The Young Ireland Movement.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dublin / Totowa, NJ, Gill and Macmillan / Barnes & Noble: 1987

Seller ID: 5689


300pp. Papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly faded). The edges a little yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0717115437 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 manner'. This volume reproduces the Tasmanian section, with the addition of scholarly notes and commentaries. Only 250 copies we... View more info