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By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.
Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1973
Seller ID: 20046
48pp, 2 plates, 9 figures. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***The immigrant is George Augustus Robinson, later the 'Conciliator' of the Tasmanian Aborigines. This account is based on his shipboard diary, kept during his passge, aboard Triton, to Van Diemen's Land. View more info
By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.
Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1983
Seller ID: 33551
#135 of 1000 numbered and signed copies. First (only) edition. 4to. 246pp, 18 full colour and 11 b&w plates, 5 maps. Brown gilt-stamped buckram with full colour illustrated dustwrapper (spine faded, as often, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info
Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1991
Seller ID: 4341
1000 copies. 164pp, coloured frontis, 10 illustrations, folding coloured map (Military operations against the Aboriginal inhabitants of VDL) at rear. Blue linen with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528221 ***The imminent publication of a work entitled 'A Narrative of the Habits, Manners and Customs of the Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land', by Jorgen Jorgenson - the Danish adventurer/writer/convict, reputed sometime 'King' of Iceland etc etc - was announced in the Hobart Town press in 1837. The book never appeared, and this is the first publication of his incomplete manuscript which th... View more info
Publisher: Hobart, Quintus Publishing: 2008
Seller ID: 12125
Second [revised] edition. Thick 8vo. xviii, 1162pp, illustrations, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0977557227 ***This new edition incorporates the corrections and additions that appeared in the 1971 Supplement (to the original edition of 1966), together with additional corrections collated by Plomley over subsequent years, and includes Plomley's revised version of 'the Bruny Island Mission 1829' (which corrects previous omissions) and adds extra material such as the journal of Robinson's clerk, Charles Sterling. There is also a comprehensive new index... View more info