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The Knopwood Historical Lectures: a pioneer history of Derwent's south-east shore. A Bicentenary project.

By: Knopwood

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rokeby, Tasmania, Rokeby High School: 1988

Seller ID: 13607


#356 of 500 numbered copies. 126pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Overview of the Knopwood Historical Lectures (by Alison Alexander); Daniel Stanfield and the Rokeby Mill (Michael Stanfield); Chipman and Morrisby families (Dr R.W. Halliday); George Stokell: pioneer settler (Adrian Collins); Robert Mather: pioneer settler (Robert Mather); Robert Knopwood (Dr Geoffrey Stephens); South Arm with special reference to the Gellibrand family (Ted Bezzant); Christopher & Hannah Calvert and descendants (Elizabeth Robb); Rokeby 1945-1988 (Viv Adnum). View more info

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The Diary of the Reverend Robert Knopwood 1803-1838. First Chaplain of Van Diemen's Land.

By: KNOPWOOD, Rev. Robert (edited by Mary Nicholls).

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1977

Seller ID: 19566


4to. 738pp. Black cloth with dustwrapper (edges a trifle rubbed, tiny piece from head of front blurb-flap, now in protective sleeve). Edges a little yellowed, as usual; owner's small name label on the first (blank) leaf; otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0909479003 ***Only 750 copies were printed (not stated). 'Bobby' Knopwood was with the party led by David Collins which was sent to found a colony on Bass Strait. After an abortive attempt to settle at present-day Sorrento in Port Phillip Bay, Collins moved his party the Derwent River and founded Hobart Town in 1804. Knopwood was the n... View more info

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The Diary of the Reverend Robert Knopwood 1803-1838. First Chaplain of Van Diemen's Land.

By: KNOPWOOD, Rev. Robert : edited by Mary Nicholls.

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1977

Seller ID: 19590


4to. 738pp. Bound in full red pebble-grained leather, maroon title label, raised bands, gilt decorations and rules. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0909479003 ***Not a publisher's binding; only 750 copies of this book were issued, all in the standard format of black linen and a grey dustwrapper. Executed by the Dove Bindery of Melbourne, possibly for the Tasmanian bibliophile Peter Benson Walker. The number bound thus is not known, possibly ten or so. A matching binding was made for a similar number of copies of the same publisher's Journal of Charles O'Hara Booth (1981). View more info

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Crossing the Gap : a novelist's essays.

By: KOCH, C.J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1987

Seller ID: 5227


First edition. 167pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0701132167 View more info

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The Doubleman.

By: KOCH, C.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company: 1986

Seller ID: 18678


First US edition. 326pp. Quarter cloth and papered sides, gilt decorations and lettering, with dustwrapper. Fore-edges untrimmed. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0070352216 View more info

Crossing the Gap : a novelist's essays.

By: KOCH, C.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1987

Seller ID: 14512


167pp. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 0701207817 View more info

Highways to a War.

By: KOCH, Christopher J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1995

Seller ID: 33543


First US edition. 469pp. Quarter cloth and papered sides with dustwrapper. Fore-edges uncut. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0670861553 ***Set in the American War in Indo-China, and loosely based on the life of the famed Tasmanian film-journalist Neil Davis. The novel won the Miles Franklin Award in 1996. View more info

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Across the Sea Wall.

By: KOCH, Christopher.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1965

Seller ID: 7604


First edition. 234pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy in an unclipped wrapper. ***The late Tasmanian author's second novel. View more info

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Out of Ireland.

By: KOCH, Christopher.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 1999

Seller ID: 32489


First edition. 706pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top- and fore-edges a little yellowed, extending a little to the page margins, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 1864710381 ***Fiction based not-so-loosely on the Young Irelander John Mitchel and his time and Van Diemen's Land as a prisoner of the British. View more info

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The Memory Room.

By: KOCH, Christopher.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: North Sydney, Knopf: 2007

Seller ID: 33544


First edition. [x], 436pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fore-edges uncut. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1741667291 View more info

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Lost Voices.

By: KOCH, Christopher.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Fourth Estate: 2012

Seller ID: 33546


First impression. 466pp. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0732294630 *** The last book of the Tasmanian novelist, set in Hobart, the adjacent New Town and Glenorchy districts, and the mountains of the Wellington Range, in the colonial times and the 1950s. View more info

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The Memory Room.

By: KOCH, Christopher.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: North Sydney, Knopf: 2007

Seller ID: 32493


[x], 436pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (extremities a trifle rubbed, small mark lower rear where price sticker removed, now in protective sleeve). The uncut fore-edges and the top edges are yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 1741667291 ***Signed by the author. View more info

Image for Tasmanian Vision : the art of Nineteenth Century Tasmania. Paintings, drawings and sculpture from European exploration and settlement to 1900.

Tasmanian Vision : the art of Nineteenth Century Tasmania. Paintings, drawings and sculpture from European exploration and settlement to 1900.

By: KOLENBERG, Hendrik & Julianna.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery: 1988

Seller ID: 5322


Oblong 4to. 116pp, 50 full-page colour plates & catalogue with numerous small b&w illustrations, biographies of the artists. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0724615776 ***Published for the bicentennial exhibition of this name. View more info

Image for Voyage in Search of La Perouse, performed by order of the Constituent Assembly, during the years 1791, 1792, 1793, and 1794.

Voyage in Search of La Perouse, performed by order of the Constituent Assembly, during the years 1791, 1792, 1793, and 1794.

By: LABILLARDIERE, J.J.H. de

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel/Da Capo Press: 1971

Seller ID: 4567


(Bibliotheca Australiana #67.) Facsimile of the first English edition (Ferguson 309). Thick 4to. xviii, 476, 66pp, large folding chart. Simile vellum with clear plastic wrapper. Fine. ***First published account of the D'Entrecasteaux expedition, by its naturalist. View more info

An Exile from Canada: being the story of Elijah Woodman, transported overseas for participation in the Upper Canada troubles of 1837-38.

By: LANDON, Fred.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1960

Seller ID: 15438


Reprint. 321pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed and chipped, with a piece missing near head of spine, now in protective sleeve). A good to very good clean copy, in a good-only wrapper. ***Woodman was one of the Patriot Exiles transported to Van Diemen's Land for his part in the rebellion in Upper Canada in 1837-38. This account is compiled from his unpublished diaries. View more info

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The Northern Churinga. Volume L. Jubilee Edition 1913-1962.

By: Launceston State High School:

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Launceston, The School: October1962

Seller ID: 33879


4to. 76pp, numerous illustrations. Stapled in pictorial wrappers; light yellowing, a little superficial silverfish grazing, not affecting the lettering or decorations. A good to very good clean copy. ***The school paper of the Launceston State High School, which opened in 1913 in rooms within the Charles Street Primary School and moved in 1916 to a new building in Paterson Street (built on the site of the Launceston Gaol). This jubilee issue has much material on the history and achievements of the school, its students and its staff, as well as the usual coverage of the current year. View more info

Image for SKYLINE, no 1 : a magazine of the Launceston Walking Club, April 1950 [facsimile].

SKYLINE, no 1 : a magazine of the Launceston Walking Club, April 1950 [facsimile].

By: LAUNCESTON Walking Club.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Launceston, LWC: April,2016

Seller ID: 34910


Facsimile reprint: published to mark the LWC's 70th anniversary. 16pp, 1 full-page b&w photograph, 2 half-page sketch maps (Federation Peak). Stapled in wrappers. Fine (new). View more info

Image for SKYLINE, no 12. Annual Magazine of the Launceston Walking Club.

SKYLINE, no 12. Annual Magazine of the Launceston Walking Club.

By: LAUNCESTON Walking Club.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: LWC: September,1962

Seller ID: 6777


66pp, illus, double-page and single-page maps in centre. Stapled in the original pictorial wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***Mount Anne, Mt Olympus, Mounts Rufus & Gell, winter mountaineering, King River to High Dome etc. View more info

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SKYLINE, no 19. Annual Magazine of the Launceston Walking Club.

By: LAUNCESTON Walking Club.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: LWC: November,1969

Seller ID: 6780


4to. 36pp, illustrated. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for SKYLINE, no 13. Annual Magazine of the Launceston Walking Club.

SKYLINE, no 13. Annual Magazine of the Launceston Walking Club.

By: LAUNCESTON Walking Club.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston Walking Club: September,1963

Seller ID: 6779


68pp, illustrated. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for SKYLINE, no 5. Annual Magazine, Launceston Walking Club.

SKYLINE, no 5. Annual Magazine, Launceston Walking Club.

By: LAUNCESTON Walking Club.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston Walking Club: October,1954

Seller ID: 12685


56pp, illustrations, maps. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for SKYLINE, no 17. Annual Magazine of the Launceston Walking Club.

SKYLINE, no 17. Annual Magazine of the Launceston Walking Club.

By: LAUNCESTON Walking Club.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston Walking Club: November,1967

Seller ID: 7753


4to. 36pp, illustrated. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Southwest range, climbing in the Antarctic, Coles Bay, bushfies. View more info

Image for SKYLINE, no 23. Annual Magazine of the Launceston Walking Club.

SKYLINE, no 23. Annual Magazine of the Launceston Walking Club.

By: LAUNCESTON Walking Club.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Launceston Walking Club: September,1979

Seller ID: 4806


4to. 52pp, illustrated. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Vanishing Falls, the Eldon Range, Cradle Mt to Lake St Clair, Western Arthurs, Franklin River, south of the Mainwaring River. View more info

SKYLINE, no 8. Annual Magazine of the Launceston Walking Club.

By: LAUNCESTON Walking Club.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: LWC: September,1957

Seller ID: 34410


52pp, illus, maps. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued, punched near spine with two ring-binder holes. A good to very good clean copy. Owner's name written on front, another's stamped inside. ***Includes Maria Island, Meander Track, Mac the Ranger View more info

Image for SKYLINE, no 11. Annual Magazine.

SKYLINE, no 11. Annual Magazine.

By: LAUNCESTON Walking Club.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: LWC: September,1961

Seller ID: 12687


60pp, illus, double-page map (Great Western Tiers). Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Mt Geryon; Perrins Bluff; High Dome; Western Tiers; edible fungi. View more info

Image for Do You Know Tasmania? - DVD movie collection (6).

Do You Know Tasmania? - DVD movie collection (6).

By: Launceston Walking Club:

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 31210


Six DVDs of digitised 16mm films taken by members of the Launceston Walking Club from the late 1940s to around 1981, featuring scenes from various parts of the Tasmanian wilderness. The six parts do not proceed chronologically - please enquire if you would like more information as to the contents of particular volume. The volumes are also available individually for $25.00. View more info

Image for Centenary... 1849--1949 Launceston Chamber of Commerce.

Centenary... 1849--1949 Launceston Chamber of Commerce.

By: Launceston:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, Launceston Chamber of Commerce: 1949

Seller ID: 31218


Printed by W.R. Rolph & Sons, Proprietors of "The Examiner". Oblong 4to. 20pp, well illustrated, full page map. Stapled in wrappers. Very good to fine. ***Includes a survey of Launceston and the North's primary and secondary industries, communications, sport & tourism & leisure activities. View more info

Image for The Gateway to Tasmania : a survey of the past achievements and the future prospects of Launceston and Northern Tasmania.

The Gateway to Tasmania : a survey of the past achievements and the future prospects of Launceston and Northern Tasmania.

By: Launceston:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, W.R. Rolph & Sons, Proprietors of "The Examiner": 1949

Seller ID: 22438


Oblong 4to. 32pp, well illustrated, full page map. Stapled in wrappers; the upper with a cut-away window to reveal the photograph of the city (from Trevallyn) on the first page. Very good to fine. ***A promotional survey of Launceston and the North's primary and secondary industries, communications, sport & tourism & leisure activities; published by the operators of the city's newspaper and commercial radio station. View more info

Image for Launceston Family Album : a selection of stories from the passport photographic album of the Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892

Launceston Family Album : a selection of stories from the passport photographic album of the Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892

By: Launceston:

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Friends of the Library, Launceston: 2007

Seller ID: 31600


Limited edition of 40 numbered copies only. 4to. iv, 132pp, illustrations, portraits. Case-bound in full green leather with matching slipcase. Includes an alphabetical index of names. Fine. *** 'Published as an archival record...' These stories were published each Saturday as the 'Launceston Family Album' series in The Examiner, 3 September 2005 to 4 August 2007. View more info

Image for Launceston Historical Society : Papers and Proceedings Volume One, 1989.

Launceston Historical Society : Papers and Proceedings Volume One, 1989.

By: Launceston:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston, LHS: 1989

Seller ID: 33370


4to. 96pp. Stapled in wrappers with spine backing. A good to very good clean copy. ***The John West Memorial Lecture for 1989: Henry Reynolds, 'Tasmania's Forgotten Treaty' - and papers from the symposium 'Launceston and the 1840s'. View more info

Image for The Marine Board of Launceston, Tasmania : 10 annual reports, 1955-58 & 1960-65.

The Marine Board of Launceston, Tasmania : 10 annual reports, 1955-58 & 1960-65.

By: Launceston:

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, The Board: 1957

Seller ID: 35751


Ten annual reports, in various formats (portrait & landscape), all 12pp, illustrated, stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers (a map of the Tamar estuary on the earier ones, b&w photographs on the others). The table on the final page of 1960 has been annotated in a manner which suggests updating for the next year's figures; 1963 has photocopied pages stapled over pp7&8 (correcting errors underneath); 1964 has one picture cut out (taking some text from the verso with it), the cover of 1965 marked with biro. Otherwise in good clean condition. View more info

Image for Launceston and North-East and North-West coast towns:  commercial, mining and trade interests and architectural,  engineering and social progress.

Launceston and North-East and North-West coast towns: commercial, mining and trade interests and architectural, engineering and social progress.

By: Launceston:

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Periodicals Publishing Company: 1907

Seller ID: 35821


4to. 104pp, over 80 photographic illustrations (mostly full-page). The original printed paper boards title-page repeated on the upper) rebacked in quarter purple cloth; extremities rubbed and some staining but in good condition. New endpapers (the front paste-down with an owner's label). There is some light soiling inside, a few of the pages have short splits in the gutter, at the head or tail, two page openings have two small pieces of old tape (formerly holding the two pages together). A good copy withal, of a scarce item. *** 'Profusely' illustrated, with a 'Centenary History of Launceston ... View more info

Image for Whalers and Free Men : life on Tasmania's colonial whaling stations.

Whalers and Free Men : life on Tasmania's colonial whaling stations.

By: LAWRENCE, Susan.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 34358


211pp, illustrated. Soft covers; slight creasing. A good+ clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 174097087X View more info

Commodore Sir John Hayes. His Voyage and Life (1767-1831). With some account of Admiral D'Entrecasteaux's voyage of 1792-3.

By: LEE, Ida.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 10299


First edition. 340pp, frontis portrait (photogravure, tissue guard), 10 maps (one folding), 23 plates, errata slip. Original cloth, slightly chipped at head of spine, front joint neatly repaired, binding solid, now protected by mylar wrapper. Very clean inside. A good to very good copy. View more info

Image for Barrack Hill : a history of Anglesea Barracks 1811-2011.

Barrack Hill : a history of Anglesea Barracks 1811-2011.

By: LENNOX, John & John Wadsley.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Military Heritage Society of Tasmania: 2011

Seller ID: 29784


Oblong 4to. 238pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0642297460 View more info

Image for Governor George Arthur: a colonial benevolent despot.

Governor George Arthur: a colonial benevolent despot.

By: LEVY, M.C.I.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Georgian House: 1953

Seller ID: 23489


First edition. 412pp, frontis portrait, 28 illus. Cloth with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed, some chipping at the corners, now in protective sleeve). Top edges tinted blue, the others a little yellowed. Owner's name, ink stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmnia, and its de-accession stamp, on front endpaper. A good clean copy. View more info

Image for On the Veldt : a plain narrative of service afield in South Africa.

On the Veldt : a plain narrative of service afield in South Africa.

By: LEWIS, Major R.C., assisted by Frank Morton, journalist.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed by J. Walch & Sons [for the author]: 1902

Seller ID: 7416


First edition. Small 8vo. 160pp, folding map at rear, fore- and lower edges uncut. Original decorated brown cloth, corners a trifle rubbed. The front free endpaper neatly excised, old tape stains from a previous covering on the blank leaf preceding the half-title and rear free endpaper, a very short closed clean tear at the gutter of the map; otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Lewis commanded the Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen. View more info

Geological Survey Explanatory Report. LAUNCESTON. (One Mile Geological Map Series K'55-7-39.)

By: LONGMAN, M.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Mines, Tasmania: 1966

Seller ID: 22768


Appendix: Petrology, by G. Everard. 48pp, 11 black & white photographic plates, 13 maps and sections. Very good. Owner's name. View more info

Image for Sandy Bay : a history of the Rifle Range site.

Sandy Bay : a history of the Rifle Range site.

By: LORD, Gwenda M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Taroona, Tas, Richard Lord & Partners: 2003

Seller ID: 33456


4to. 52pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name on title-page. View more info

Image for The Shot Tower and its builder Joseph Moir, Hobart 1870.

The Shot Tower and its builder Joseph Moir, Hobart 1870.

By: LORD, Richard.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Taroona, Tasmania, Richard Lord and Partners: 1980

Seller ID: 6354


Photography by J.C.S. Bowler. Small 8vo. x, 91pp, black & white illustrations and photographs, genealogical tables. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 095974732X *** 'Being a description of the only circular shot tower in the Southern Hemisphere'. View more info

Image for Inscriptions in Stone. St David's Burial Ground 1804-1872: a record of some early history of Hobart Town from head stones of Van Diemen's Land's first cemetery.

Inscriptions in Stone. St David's Burial Ground 1804-1872: a record of some early history of Hobart Town from head stones of Van Diemen's Land's first cemetery.

By: LORD, Richard.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, St George's Church, Battery Point: 1976

Seller ID: 6474


1000 numbered copies. 210pp, colour frontis, illustrated. Corrigenda slip loosely inserted. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Days Gone By in the Channel : Volume Two.

Days Gone By in the Channel : Volume Two.

By: LOWE, Madge [Worsley] (edited and compiled by).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: nd [c1992]

Seller ID: 22575


4to. 92pp, sepia photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646129783 View more info

Lifeblood : Tasmania's Hydro Power.

By: LUPTON, Roger.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Edgecliff NSW, Focus Publishing: [2000]

Seller ID: 10215


4to. 447pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1875359338 ***A history of the Hydro-Electric Department/Commission/Corporation, from its origins as a small private company, through the heroic era of hydro-industrialisation, the Lake Pedder and Franklin River environmental controversies, the post-construction era of disaggregation into three entities, and the subsequent privatisation debate. View more info