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Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land. Vol I. Part III.

By: Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land: January,1851

Seller ID: 35981


Papers XII–XXIV, Proceedings, Miscellanea, Index; pp187-344, [2] (printer's colophon, verso blank); folding table, Plates IX-VIII, double-page Plate XIX at pp258-59, [4]pp (title-page and Contents list for Volume I), [8]pp lists of Officers, Fellows and Honorary Members of the Society. Stab-sewn with titled wrappers drawn on, as issued. A little loss from foot of spine, small silverfish hole in head margin of the front wrapper; the corners of the first few leaves a trifle curled. A good clean copy. ***See Ferguson 5155 (Vol I, Part I only). Includes several contributions by the Lt-Govern... View more info

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Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land. Vol II. Part I. January 1852

By: Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land:

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land: 1852

Seller ID: 30716


200pp, two folding tables. Papers I-XII, Proceedings, Miscellanea. Stab-sewn with the original printed wrappers drawn on, as issued. A few pages have had their top corners folded over (as place-markers it seems). A very good copy. ***Papers include: 'On the Introduction of Salmon into the Rivers of Tasmania: correspondence' (pp40-7), 'On the Strength and Durability, and Value of the Blue Gum of Tasmania...', by Jas. Mitchell (pp121-37, two tables, one folding);papers on the cultivation of turnips, potatoes, flax and rye grass; and R.C. Gunn's 'A List of the Mammals indigenous to Tasmania' (pp7... View more info

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Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land. Volume I. Part I. Reports on the Coal Basins of Van Diemen's Land.

By: Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land: Joseph Milligan.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, James Barnard, Government Printer: May,1849

Seller ID: 12642


82pp (last blank), 6 folding hand-coloured geological sections/plans. Original titled wrappers, slight loss at head of spine. A very good clean copy, ***Ferguson 5155. Four papers by Joseph Milligan, read before the Society 1848-49: Schouten Island; Whale's Head and South Cape; Fingal and East Coast; Jerusalem and Richmond. The first issue of the Society's papers under this title: previously three volumes of the Tasmanian Journal of Natural Science had been issued 1842-49. View more info