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Winspear : history and recollections 1783-2001.

By: BARTER, Susan.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), n.p.: 2001

Seller ID: 14112


450 copies thus (another 50 in hardback). 4to. 284pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, errata slip loosely inserted. Soft covers. Fine. Signed by the author (at the launch, for which there is an invitation loosely inserted) ISBN 064641030X ***Family history - origins in Warkworth, Northumberland - settling in Victoria and Tasmania in the 1850s. View more info

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The Archers of Van Diemen's Land : a history of pioneer pastoral families.

By: CHICK, Neil.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart, Pedigree Press: 1991

Seller ID: 23730


1095 copies; this one (as often) unnumbered, but signed by the author. 4to. xx, 354, 128pp (the latter section a biographical index). Cloth-textured papered boards, gilt crest on the upper board, with dustwrapper. The edges a trifle yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. **The print run is stated to be 1200 copies, 1095 copies thus and a further 125 fully bound in leather and signed by the author. There are so many unnumbered copies in circulation that one suspects that not all of the copies were given a number at the time of publication, rather than there being a release of copies in exc... View more info

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Woodside Descendants : a sesqui-centenary.

By: CLARK, Douglas F.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Queensland, Author: 1991

Seller ID: 36007


Large 8vo. 216pp, ilustrations and maps, many family trees, surname index pp 186-213. Pictorial papered boards. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0646071009 The Clarke and Kellaway (and related) families of Tasmania's Huon Valley. View more info

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The Cocker Connection : Yorkshire, Van Diemen's Land, Melbourne, British Columbia, Mexico, Tonga & Michigan.

By: Dalby, Mark

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Regency Press: 1989

Seller ID: 4516


160pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0721207847 ***The emigrant Benjamin Cocker, Yorkshire weaver and Wesleyan preacher, and his sons. View more info

Madge's People in the island of Tasmania.

By: EDWARDS, J.M. & Rosemary Brown.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Berridale Trading: 2004

Seller ID: 18755


222pp, illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Of Yesteryear and Nowadays : my childrens' family history.

By: EDWARDS, Paul Bathurst.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hawley Beach, Tasmania, Author: 1994

Seller ID: 31413


Issued in an edition of 200 numbered copies; this one out-of-series (unnumbered) and not signed by the author. 4to. 116pp, illustrated, family trees. Case-bound in synthetic cloth (lacks the dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646190288 ***The forebears include Colonel William Sorell (Lt-Governor of Van Diemen's Land 1817-24), Anthony Fenn Kemp, and William Kermode Archer. View more info

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Tracing my Giblin Ancestors.

By: GIBLIN, L.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, LAG Press: 1982

Seller ID: 9208


1000 numbered and signed copies. Small 4to. 66pp, illustrations, map. Soft covers. Fine. ***Tracing the English background to the author's family. View more info

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From Chains to Freedom. Volume 2: the Bellett linkage plus the Kidner family, 1788-1988.

By: MASON, Thais.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Author: 1988

Seller ID: 10441


Oblong 4to. 468pp, illus, many family trees, errata slip tipped to verso of front free endpaper. Soft covers. Fine. Signed by the author and numbered. ISBN 095929712X View more info

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From Chains to Freedom. Volume 1: a history of the Garth/Bellett Family, 1788-1982.

By: MASON, Thais.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Author: 1982

Seller ID: 4638


Oblong 4to. 236pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with gold-lettered title on spine and front, ship illustration laid into front cover. Numbered edition. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959297103 View more info

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Goldfields Settlers : the story of Andrew and Susan Osborn in Beechworth.

By: OSBORN, Andrew D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cape Cod, Orana Press: 1983

Seller ID: 35974


[ii], ii, 143pp, b&w illustrations. Stapled in stiff wrappers, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Signed author's inscription inside rear cover indicates this is #18 of 60 copies. View more info

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From Green Knowe to Green Hill and Beyond : a strand of the Reid story.

By: REID, O.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1989

Seller ID: 19189


Small 4to. 122pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0731667182 ***Family history - James Reid and family, from Edinburgh, arrived in Van Diemen's Land in January 1823 - with something of the author's own life and career in the Tasmanian Education Department. Much on the Circular Head district. View more info

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From Beaver Rock to Mystery,

By: THOROGOOD, Mary & Ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scarborough, Queensland, Author?: 2002

Seller ID: 34064


Revised edition. 254, vi pp, illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Family history / memoir. View more info

Image for All That We Inherit : being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and the reminiscences and memories of James Backhouse Walker and Sarah Benson Walker, the wife of George Washington Walker, banker, both of early Hobart Town, Tasmania.

All That We Inherit : being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and the reminiscences and memories of James Backhouse Walker and Sarah Benson Walker, the wife of George Washington Walker, banker, both of early Hobart Town, Tasmania.

By: WALKER, Peter Benson.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1968

Seller ID: 5411


500 numbered copies, signed by the author. Small 8vo. 158pp, illus, 7 pedigrees. Blue cloth and clear acetate dustwrapper. Some offsetting on endpapers, along with an ink-stamped small ownership crest; otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

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Stone on Stone : a pioneer family saga.

By: YEATES, Neil.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Woolgoolga, Author: nd

Seller ID: 35976


4to. 200pp, illustrated. Soft covers. ISBN 090922806X ***John & Martha Yeates, who arrived in South Australia in 1839, later moving to north Queensland, and their descendants. View more info