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Image for Views in Australia ; or New South Wales, & Van Diemen's Land Delineated, in Fifty Views.

Views in Australia ; or New South Wales, & Van Diemen's Land Delineated, in Fifty Views.

By: LYCETT, J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson: 1977

Seller ID: 6364


Reprint. Oblong 4to. 50 coloured plates with commentary, and two full-page maps. Bound in synthetic cloth (faux leather), with pictorial slipcase. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0170019659 ***Facsimile: first published in1825 (Ferguson 1031). View more info

Image for Tasmania at Home. Including a description of the leading towns; History of Tasmania by Clive Lord, and Tasmania to-day, by A. McIntosh Reid, also Prominent Men of Tasmania.

Tasmania at Home. Including a description of the leading towns; History of Tasmania by Clive Lord, and Tasmania to-day, by A. McIntosh Reid, also Prominent Men of Tasmania.

By: LYNCH, Edward.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: [1926]

Seller ID: 4834


Small 8vo. 192pp, illustrated, many advertisements (some also illustrated). Original blue cloth, short title - "Tasmania at Home" The Land of Opportunity (with outline map of the island) - in gilt on upper board; hand-written title label on spine (now fraying a little at the edges). A few tiny patches of silverfishing on front endpapers, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***For the tourist (and, perhaps, prospective immigrant). View more info

Image for Among the Carrion Crows.

Among the Carrion Crows.

By: LYONS, Dame Enid.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1972

Seller ID: 4835


First edition. 184pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine quite faded). Very good. View more info

The Van Diemen's Land Warriors. With an essay on Matthew Brady.

By: MACKANESS, George (ed).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Review Publications: 1979

Seller ID: 6950


Australian Historical Monographs, reprint series. 22pp essay, illustrations; 32pp text of the poem, with facsimile of original title-page. Stapled in stiff green wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***Published in Hobart Town 1827 as 'The Van Diemen's Land Warriors, or The Heroes of Cornwall; a satire in three cantos' by Pindar Juvenal - an anonymous satire on the military's attempts to capture the notorious bushranger Matthew Brady (although the events of the poem are apparently fictitious - and it was published more than a year after Brady's execution). The book was suppressed as libellous a... View more info

Image for Norfolk Island. By Captain Maconochie, R.N., K.H., Late Superintendent.

Norfolk Island. By Captain Maconochie, R.N., K.H., Late Superintendent.

By: MACONOCHIE, Alexander:

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hobart, Sullivan's Cove: 1973

Seller ID: 34833


#10 of 220 numbered copies, initialled by the publisher, of which the first ten are special, thus, in quarter green morocco and green buckram by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine lettered in gilt and with two raised bands. Presented here in a larger format than the standard issue (wider margins). 32ppp. Printed by Edwards and Shaw. Head and fore-edges uncut. A fine clean copy. ***Reprint of the London first edition of 1847 (Ferguson 4582). Maconochie's reply to several MPs who in a recent Commons debate had assumed (and asserted) that the author's system of convict management had been a failure. He... View more info

Image for MacPhail's National Directory of Tasmania for 1867-68.  Including a correct and complete map of the colony: and The Tasmanian Yearly Advertiser.

MacPhail's National Directory of Tasmania for 1867-68. Including a correct and complete map of the colony: and The Tasmanian Yearly Advertiser.

By: MacPhail, Myles:

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, Myles Macphail: 1867

Seller ID: 35247


8vo. vi (adverts, page v with the large folding Yearly Advertiser, laid down on linen), [x] (prelims, but here LACKING THE FOLDING MAP), 40 (adverts, with index), 200pp. Original cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt; extremities a little rubbed, name scraped from front paste-down endpaper. Neat recent repairs to head and tail of spine and both hinges. A nice clean copy, but without the map. ***Ferguson 12118. View more info

Image for MacPhail's National Directory of Tasmania for 1867-68.  Including a correct and complete map of the colony: and The Tasmanian Yearly Advertiser.

MacPhail's National Directory of Tasmania for 1867-68. Including a correct and complete map of the colony: and The Tasmanian Yearly Advertiser.

By: MacPhail, Myles:

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, Myles Macphail: 1867

Seller ID: 35704


8vo. vi (adverts, last with Yearly Advertiser - folding, laid down on linen), x (prelims, including a folding map of Tasmania), 40 (adverts, with index), 200pp. Green cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt. Ferguson 12118. View more info

Image for Lachlan Macquarie, Governor of New South Wales. Journals of his tours in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land 1810-1822.

Lachlan Macquarie, Governor of New South Wales. Journals of his tours in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land 1810-1822.

By: MACQUARIE, Lachlan.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney, Library of Australian History: 1979

Seller ID: 15081


Reprint (first published 1965). Small 4to. 280pp, plus list of subscribers, 11 tipped-in colour illustrations, facsimile page of ms journal, 3 folding maps. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine quite faded). A very good clean copy. View more info

If You Faint, Fall Backwards! Or, Medicine: Warts and All.

By: MADILL, Frank.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mowbray Heights, Tas, Author: 2005

Seller ID: 21009


Illustrations by Josie Richards. 320pp, pencill illustrations, maps. Soft covers (reading crease on spine). Very good. ISBN 0646446185 View more info

Image for The Military Sketch-Book : reminiscences of seventeen years in the service abroad and at home, by An Officer of the Line.

The Military Sketch-Book : reminiscences of seventeen years in the service abroad and at home, by An Officer of the Line.

By: MAGINN, William].

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1827

Seller ID: 35296


In two volumes. [viii], 348pp (last blank) & [iv], 348pp. Contemporary binding of tan half calf and marbled paper sides, spine decorated in gilt and with title labels and raised bands; the extremities a trifle rubbed. All edges sprinkled brown, owner's bookplates on both front paste-downs (a little offset to the free endpaper), a few light spots of foxing on the first few leaves, otherwise a very good clean set. ***Ferguson 1141a. The final chapter is 'Nights in the Guard-House no VI: The Bushrangers' (pp 293-347 of the second volume), an account of convict life in Van Diemen's Land by a mutin... View more info

A Kindergarten is Born. The history of Barclay Kindergarten - truly a community effort.

By: MAINWARING, Ella.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: n.p., Author: 1977

Seller ID: 31536


Foreword by Elspeth Hope-Johnstone. 30pp, black & white photographs. Stapled in stiff covers (some light rubbing). Very good. View more info

Image for F.B. Maning's Tasmanian Directory for 1881-2: containing alphabetical, trade, professional, government and official, and institution directory, together with a large amount of miscellaneous useful information.  First year of publication.

F.B. Maning's Tasmanian Directory for 1881-2: containing alphabetical, trade, professional, government and official, and institution directory, together with a large amount of miscellaneous useful information. First year of publication.

By: Maning, F.B.

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Hobart, Francis Beresford Maning: 1881

Seller ID: 27898


8vo. xviii, 384pp (i-xii & 379-84 are adverts), advertisements on all endpapers. Original green cloth, title blocked in gilt and black-stamped rules and floral decorations on the upper board; the cloth quite rubbed with some neat repairs to the spine. Edges yellowed and with a little spotting, binder's misfolding to two late leaves, otherwise a good clean copy. ***Ferguson 12221. View more info

Image for Tourist Map of Tasmania showing roads suitable for motoring and cycling...

Tourist Map of Tasmania showing roads suitable for motoring and cycling...

By: Map:

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: [1940s]

Seller ID: 35726


Large folding coloured map (720x600mm), mounted in a folder (180x100mm), covered in green cloth, with title plate and an advertisment laid to the front and rear, and a 16pp (plus wrappers) stapled booklet mounted on the inside front cover (includes a 2pp Table of Road Distances, the rest being advertisments). A few small ink spots on the front cover, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. ***The map is drawn by M.M. Roche and produced by H.H. Pimblett, Government Printer [1938-51]. Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair is shown as a 'scenic reserve', which it was until 1947. View more info

Image for Sweetbreads Out of Season : Pat Collins' Bistro and Hobart's brief Bohemia. Art, food and fantasy in the 1960s.

Sweetbreads Out of Season : Pat Collins' Bistro and Hobart's brief Bohemia. Art, food and fantasy in the 1960s.

By: MARWOOD, Jim.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 34071


Large 8vo. 214pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0994252781 View more info

Image for Sweetbreads Out of Season : Pat Collins' Bistro and Hobart's brief Bohemia. Art, food and fantasy in the 1960s.

Sweetbreads Out of Season : Pat Collins' Bistro and Hobart's brief Bohemia. Art, food and fantasy in the 1960s.

By: MARWOOD, Jim.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 35587


Large 8vo. 214pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Inscribed by the author. ISBN 0994252773 View more info

Image for Character Unbound : a history of The Hutchins School.

Character Unbound : a history of The Hutchins School.

By: MASON-COX, Margaret.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, The School: 2013

Seller ID: 35407


Square 4to. 458pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy, signed by the author. ISBN 0646903551 View more info

Image for King of the Wilderness : the life of Deny King.

King of the Wilderness : the life of Deny King.

By: MATTINGLEY, Christobel.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text: 2001

Seller ID: 13034


First edition. 334pp, 12 plates in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Edges a little yellowed. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1876485876 ***The famed resident of Melaleuca, in Tasmania's south-west wilderness. This first edition has images in colour that are in b&w in the subsequent reprints, and is in a larger format. View more info

Image for A Check-List of the Mollusca of Tasmania.

A Check-List of the Mollusca of Tasmania.

By: MAY, W.L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1921

Seller ID: 4862


114pp. Staple-bound, with grey wrappers drawn on, as issued. Slight damp mark at head of front cover, minor chipping at foot of spine; the damp mark is even slighter at the top corner of the first three leaves, otherwise a good+ clean copy. View more info

Image for An Illustrated Index of Tasmanian Shells.

An Illustrated Index of Tasmanian Shells.

By: MAY, W.L.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1958

Seller ID: 6472


Revised by J. Hope Macpherson. First issued 1923. Oblong 8vo. 72pp, 50 plates. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***1086 species described. View more info

A Vision of Ceremony.

By: McAULEY, James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1956

Seller ID: 8569


First edition. 69pp. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine a little sunned). Very good. ***McAuley's second book of verse. View more info

A Vision of Ceremony.

By: McAULEY, James.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1956

Seller ID: 27907


First edition. 70pp. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine chipped at the head, sunned and with a slight water mark, now in protective sleeve). Green ink-stamp of the Society of Jesus, Hobart at foot of both paste-down endpapers. A very good clean copy in a good wrapper. ***McAuley's second book of verse (with a rather appropriate association). View more info

The Rhetoric of Australian Poetry.

By: McAULEY, James.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Wentworth Press: 1978

Seller ID: 32497


The fifth Herbert Blaiklock Memorial Lecture delivered at the University of Sydney, 17 September 1975. 24pp. Stapled in wrappers, as issued (small price sticker mark on front). Very good. View more info

Image for James McAuley reads from his own works.

James McAuley reads from his own works.

By: McAULEY, James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brisbane, UQP: 1970

Seller ID: 12981


(Poets on Record 3.) Square 8vo. 20pp, with 45rpm record in sleeve. Cloth-backed pictorial boards, cut flush. A very good clean copy. Note that the record has not been tested, but it appears to be in very good condition, with no visible blemishes. View more info

James McAuley. (Australian Writers.)

By: McAuley, James: McCREDDEN, Lyn.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 32495


Small 8vo. 118pp. Soft covers. Solid bump to foot of spine, crease at top corner of cover and first several leaves, but a good clean copy. ISBN 0195533496 View more info

Image for The Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892 : with over 1000 biographies from the Launceston Family Album.

The Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892 : with over 1000 biographies from the Launceston Family Album.

By: McCausland, Prue & Marion Sargent (eds).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Friends of the Library, Launceston: 2013

Seller ID: 31671


200 copies. 4to. viii, 312pp, illustrations, portraits, folding coloured plate, index. Case-bound in blue synthetic cloth with dustwrapper. Fine. ***Signed by both of the editors. View more info

Image for The Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892 : with over 1000 biographies from the Launceston Family Album.

The Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-1892 : with over 1000 biographies from the Launceston Family Album.

By: McCausland, Prue & Marion Sargent (eds).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Friends of the Library, Launceston: [2016]

Seller ID: 34639


Reprint (first published in an edition of 200 copies in hard-cover only in 2013). 4to. viii, 312pp, illustrations, portraits, folding coloured plate, index. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0977546241 View more info

Image for Journals of the Land Commissioners for Van Diemen's Land 1826-1828.

Journals of the Land Commissioners for Van Diemen's Land 1826-1828.

By: McKAY, Anne (ed)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hobart, Univ. of Tas. / Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1962

Seller ID: 4797


First (and only) edition. xxvi, 152pp, large coloured folding map (showing properties and people visited by the Commissioners), double-page map (by the Commisioners, of Hobart Town 1826), corrigenda and addenda slip loosely inserted. Blue cloth, as issued (stapled and case-bound), silverfishing on the spine and around the edges, extremities a little rubbed. A good to very good copy of a book often let down by its rather primitive binding. ***Inscribed 'With the compliments of the editor, Anne McKay'. View more info

Image for Convicts at Sea : the voyages of the Irish convict transports to Van Diemen's Land, 1840-1853.

Convicts at Sea : the voyages of the Irish convict transports to Van Diemen's Land, 1840-1853.

By: McMAHON, Anne.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canberra, Author: 2011

Seller ID: 29168


500 copies only. Small 4to. x, 104pp, 3 black & white illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Signed by the author. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0646555510 View more info

Services Rendered : the Taroona Ex-Services Club and its members

By: McMahon, John.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingston (Tas), The Club: 2007

Seller ID: 24819


4to. 166pp, illlustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Flames of Fear : a photographic and documentary history of the fear and devastation caused by bushfires in Tasmania since 1820.

Flames of Fear : a photographic and documentary history of the fear and devastation caused by bushfires in Tasmania since 1820.

By: McNEICE, Roger

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hobart, Wellington Bridge Press: 2016

Seller ID: 35001


Special issue of 300 copies (this is #28), bound in leatherette and enclosed in a matching gilt-stamped case, and including a commemorative medal. 4to. 370pp, profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Fine (new). ISBN 1921767235 View more info

Image for Fight the Fiery Fiend : colonial fire fighting 1803-1883.  [Van Diemen's Land / Tasmania]

Fight the Fiery Fiend : colonial fire fighting 1803-1883. [Van Diemen's Land / Tasmania]

By: McNEICE, Roger V.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2012

Seller ID: 30963


Special issue of 25 signed and numbered copies, 20 only for sale. Large 8vo. 106pp, illustrated. Case-bound in red cloth, with matching cloth-covered slipcase. Fine (new). ISBN 064658104X View more info

Image for Fight the Fiery Fiend : colonial fire fighting 1803-1883.  [Van Diemen's Land / Tasmania]

Fight the Fiery Fiend : colonial fire fighting 1803-1883. [Van Diemen's Land / Tasmania]

By: McNEICE, Roger V.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2012

Seller ID: 30893


Large 8vo. 106pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 064658104X View more info

Image for With Skill & Dedication : the development of volunteer town fire brigades in Tasmania.

With Skill & Dedication : the development of volunteer town fire brigades in Tasmania.

By: McNEICE, Roger V.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmania Fire Service: 1993

Seller ID: 14599


4to. 516pp, b&w and colour photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0724639632 View more info

Image for Knapsack Heroes : Tasmania's country fire brigades in action.

Knapsack Heroes : Tasmania's country fire brigades in action.

By: McNEICE, Roger V.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, State Fire Commission: 1991

Seller ID: 30447


1000 numbered copies. 4to. 182pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. . ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0724638776 View more info

Image for Tokens of Tasmania, Part 1.  Check pieces, passes, modern issues.

Tokens of Tasmania, Part 1. Check pieces, passes, modern issues.

By: McNEICE, Roger V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1984

Seller ID: 4853


500 copies. 26pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued; small shadow left by price sticker on front. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Franklin : not just a river.

The Franklin : not just a river.

By: McQUEEN, James.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Penguin: 1983

Seller ID: 6366


Intoduction by David Bellamy. 85pp, illus. Soft covers. Edges a little yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***Novelist James McQueen tells the story of a great Australian grass-roots movement. View more info

Yankees from King Arthur's Court: a brief study of North American political prisoners transported from Canada to Van Diemen's Land, 1839-40.

By: McRAE, Mary Milne.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: Dec.1972

Seller ID: 5797


In Volume 19/4, pp 147-60. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. View more info

Image for A Donation to the Colony : the epic voyage on the 'Hannah' of German and British free settlers and their contribution to Van Diemen's Land.

A Donation to the Colony : the epic voyage on the 'Hannah' of German and British free settlers and their contribution to Van Diemen's Land.

By: MEIDL, Eva.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Forty Degrees South/German Australia Association: 2004

Seller ID: 27214


160pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0975723707 View more info

Image for The History of Van Diemen's Land from the year 1824 to 1835 inclusive to which is added a few words on prison discipline.

The History of Van Diemen's Land from the year 1824 to 1835 inclusive to which is added a few words on prison discipline.

By: MELVILLE, Henry.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of S.A: 1967

Seller ID: 17802


(Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 104.) First published London, 1835. Small 8vo. 276pp. Synthetic cloth. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The History of Van Diemen's Land from the year 1824 to 1835 inclusive to which is added a few words on prison discipline.

The History of Van Diemen's Land from the year 1824 to 1835 inclusive to which is added a few words on prison discipline.

By: MELVILLE, Henry. (Ed. by George Mackaness.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Horwitz Grahame: 1965

Seller ID: 28133


200pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper (now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***First published 1835, here with introduction and notes by Mackaness. View more info

Image for The Van Diemen's Land Annual for the year 1834. Edited and printed by H. Melville.

The Van Diemen's Land Annual for the year 1834. Edited and printed by H. Melville.

By: Melville, Henry:

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1982

Seller ID: 10140


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 5.) First published Hobart Town, 1834 (Ferguson 1865). #165 of 200 numbered copies. Quarter morocco and marbled paper boards, spines gilt with raised bands, clear mylar dustwrapper. Slight offsetting on endpapers, otherwise nice and clean. Very good to fine. ***Includes reproductions of the 13 Bock lithographs and the coloured Mulgrave Battery signals chart. View more info

The Tasmanian International Exhibition 1894-95: an ephemeral event or a lasting legacy?

By: MERCER, Peter.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1981

Seller ID: 23146


article in THRAPP, Vol 28/1, March 1981, pp17-41, 3 illus. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. View more info

Image for Some of my Bush Friends in Tasmania, 1860 & 1891.

Some of my Bush Friends in Tasmania, 1860 & 1891.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa A.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Swansea, Tasmania, Glamorgan Spring Bay Historical Society: 2015

Seller ID: 34685


Reprint, in a reduced format with the type reset, of 'Some of my Bush Friends in Tasmania: native flowers, berries and insects, drawn from life, illustrated in verse and briefly described' (1860) and 'Bush Friends in Tasmania: native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series' (1891) - here styled as 'Volumes 1 & 2'. 4to. Uses the original pagination for each of the titles, all the coloured plates from the original issues reproduced here in colour; glossary and some other supporting material. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper.... View more info

Image for Waratah Rhymes for Young Australia.

Waratah Rhymes for Young Australia.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Vincent Brooks, Day & Son: 1891

Seller ID: 8528


With photo-etched illustrations by Mrs E.M. Boyd, Mr R. Andre, and the Author. Small 4to. 64pp, b&w frontis and illustrated throughout (4 by LAM), decorated endpapers. Original cloth-backed papered boards, decorated with waratah motif (colour) on the upper, singing frog on the lower. The head and tail of spine a little rubbed, the corners are a more affected, with the loss of the paper covering and some loss of the board at the lower front and upper rear corners (the latter quite slight). Internally in very good condition and beautifully clean (as are the covers). The slight damage to the corn... View more info

Image for Tasmanian Friends and Foes, feathered, furred and finned : a family chronicle of country life, natural history, and veritable adventure.

Tasmanian Friends and Foes, feathered, furred and finned : a family chronicle of country life, natural history, and veritable adventure.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $625.00

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward: 1881

Seller ID: 22896


With coloured plates, from drawings by the Author and other illustrations. Second edition. Small 4to. [ii], 260pp, 8 coloured plates. Original green cloth, decorated in gold, black and blind; head and tail of spine rubbed and just beginning to fray, corners less so. All edges gilt. Slight foxing on a couple of early pages, otherwise the text is clean, as are all the plates. A good to very good copy. *** Ferguson 12515. View more info

Image for Bush Friends in Tasmania : native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series.

Bush Friends in Tasmania : native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $1,450.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1891

Seller ID: 35318


#95 of 700 copies, signed by the author/artist. Folio. vi, [ii], 76pp, [8]pp (contents, last blank), 12 numbered full-page colour plates (Plate I is the illustrated title), 3 other coloured plates (dedication page and two titles for poems), all with tissue guards; 8 poem-title pages printed in monochrome on the text paper, all text pages with decorative border. Original gilt- and blind-decorated cloth over bevelled boards, extremities a little rubbed but bright and clean, all edges gilt. The book has been expertly repaired: the usual problem of perished gutta-percha binding meant that several ... View more info

Image for My Home in Tasmania, during a residence of nine years.

My Home in Tasmania, during a residence of nine years.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1979

Seller ID: 5573


#271 of 500 numbered copies. Reprint of the 1852 text, with the 16 vignette illustrations from the original as full-page plates at the end. F'cap folio. xvi, 222pp, 16 plates. Blue buckram with dustwrapper (spine sunned, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Loved and Lost! The True Story of a Short Life. Told in gossip verse and illustrated by…

Loved and Lost! The True Story of a Short Life. Told in gossip verse and illustrated by…

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $1,650.00

Publisher: London, Day & Son: [1869].

Seller ID: 5249


The later issue, jointly published by George Robertson, Melbourne and Sydney; W.C. Rigby, Adelaide; Walch & Sons, Hobart and Launceston, [1869]. 96pp, 14 plates and decorated title and dedication pages, other text illustrations. Original green cloth, gilt- and blind-stamped with author's design, bevelled edges, extremities very slightly rubbed. All edges gilt. The book has been neatly recased (as often if not usually required), retaining the original endpapers, with some evidence of the repair along each hinge. There is a slight damp stain at the lower fore-corners of the front endpapers and (... View more info

Image for Travels and Stories in Our Gold Colonies : illustrated.

Travels and Stories in Our Gold Colonies : illustrated.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Charles Griffin and Company: [1865]

Seller ID: 35965


Small 8vo. xii, 284pp, vignette engravings. Small piece torn from top corner of pp215-16. Original plum cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, gilt device on the upper board, and another of the Circus Place School, Edinburgh, on the lower; faded strip on lower board. A prize plate from the same school is on the front paste-down endpaper. A good to very good clean copy. *** Ferguson 12511; another edition of Over the Straits: a visit to Victoria (1861). View more info