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Oatlands District Historical Society Chronicle, No 5, October 2008.

By: Oatlands:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oatlands, (Tas), The Society: 2008

Seller ID: 25827


4to. 56pp, illus. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***Includes articles on the Fox family, colonial cures, St Peter's Pass, CWA, Tasmanian Racing Club. View more info

Oatlands District Historical Society Chronicle, No 2, September 2002.

By: Oatlands:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oatlands, (Tas), The Society: 2002

Seller ID: 35379


4to. 52pp, illus. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***Includes articles on Oatlands Flax Mill; flood, drought & fire; William Fisher (two of them); horse power; Lake Dulverton. View more info

Oatlands District Historical Society Chronicle, No 4, October 2006.

By: Oatlands:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oatlands, (Tas), The Society: 2006

Seller ID: 35380


4to. 68pp, illus. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***Includes articles on Jericho's WW1 soldiers avenue of honour; Oatlands military pensioners; Lake Frederick Inn. View more info

Oatlands District Historical Society Chronicle, No 6, October 2010.

By: Oatlands:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oatlands, (Tas), The Society: 2010

Seller ID: 35381


4to. 60pp, illus. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***Includes articles on the American rebel-convicts working in the Midlands; cases from the Oatlands Court House; St Peters Pass; the Molloy family, the Peter Foundry, Launceston. View more info

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Backhouse and Walker: a Quaker view of the Australian colonies, 1832-1838.

By: OATS, William Nicolle.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press and Australian Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends: 1981

Seller ID: 4918


76pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528094 ***includes a chapter on the Aborigines. View more info

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The Rose and the Waratah. The Friends' School, Hobart : formation and development 1832-1945.

By: OATS, William Nicolle.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The School: 1979

Seller ID: 4922


304pp, illustrated. Red cloth with dustwrapper (spine a little faded, extremities a little rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***Hobart's renowned Quaker school. The author was headmaster 1945-73. View more info

The Dismissal of S.S. Orr by the University of Tasmania.

By: Orr Case:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania: [1958]

Seller ID: 28171


Issued by the Vice-Chancellor with the authority of the Council of the University of Tasmania. 54pp, including the titling wrappers. Stapled in titling wrappers, as issued. There are a couple of tiny clean tears in the fore-edges of the first few leaves, otherwise a good clean copy. *** Contents: I. Statement by the Vice-Chancellor. II. The University Inquiries. Appendix: The Judgments of the Supreme Court of Tasmania and the High Court of Australia. View more info

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Tasmanian Devil : a unique and threatened animal.

By: OWEN, David & David Pemberton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2011

Seller ID: 30897


Reprint. Small 8vo. 226pp, illustrated in b&w and colour. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 1742376304 View more info

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Thylacine: the tragic tale of the Tasmanian Tiger.

By: OWEN, David.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2003

Seller ID: 16497


Small 8vo. 228pp, illustrated in b&w and colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1865087580 View more info

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The Last Tasmanian Tiger : the history and extinction of the Thylacine.

By: PADDLE, Robert.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 11431


First edition. Large 8vo. 274pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0521782198 ***From the author's PhD thesis. Paddle 'challenges many conventional ideas about the species and the causes of its extinction'. While acknowledging that he has 'stood unashamedly on Eric Guiler's shoulders', the book often concentrates on the differences in interpretation between the two (although he also makes the point that there are few differences in their views on thylacine anatomy, physiology and behaviour). View more info

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A History of Tasmanian Cricket.

By: PAGE, Roger.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: [1957]

Seller ID: 26191


144pp, 16 plates. Stapled in stiff plain card wrappers cut flush, with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Tasmania : the Jewel of the Commonwealth. An illustrated account of the Island State of Tasmania, its natural resources and advantages...

Tasmania : the Jewel of the Commonwealth. An illustrated account of the Island State of Tasmania, its natural resources and advantages...

By: PARKER, Critchley.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Industrial and Mining Standard (for the Tasmanian Government): 1937

Seller ID: 5094


Published with the authority of the Tasmanian Government. 4to. viii, 148pp. Staple-bound in pictorial soft covers; a couple of slight patches of silverfishing to the front cover, with a few tiny holes; small rust-spots from staples showing on rear wrapper; otherwise a very good clean copy. *** The main title was much used in the first half of the 20th century, mainly for tourist brochures and booklets, but this is a much more substantial promotional effort, with a focus more on attracting investment and economic immigrants - as evidenced by the continuation of the title: '...its activities an... View more info

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Persistence Pays : the discovery of Dr William Russ Pugh's log and journal of his 1835 voyage from England to New Holland.

By: PAULL, John (ed).

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Launceston, The Editor: 2017

Seller ID: 35343


Special issue of 150 numbered copies, signed by the editor. 4to. 84pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Quarter-bound in faux vellum and pictorial cloth, with a coloured illustration laid into the upper board. Fine (new). ISBN 0995444854 View more info

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Persistence Pays : the discovery of Dr William Russ Pugh's log and journal of his 1835 voyage from England to New Holland.

By: PAULL, John (ed).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, The Editor: 2017

Seller ID: 35342


4to. 84pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0995444846 View more info

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Not Just an Anaethetist : the remarkable life of Dr William Russ Pugh MD.

By: PAULL, John.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, [Author]: 2013

Seller ID: 32083


4to. xii, 574pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0987604236 ***The hard-cover issue of 100 copies has been sold out. View more info

World of Work. WORK IN TASMANIA: a guide to resource collections.

By: PEARCE, Kim.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University & Solitude Press: 1992

Seller ID: 4942


100pp. Soft covers. very good. ***One of a series of annotated guides to archival sources on the study of work (others relate to SA, WA, the Hunter Valley). View more info

World of Work. WORK IN TASMANIA: a guide to resource collections.

By: PEARCE, Kim.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University & Solitude Press: 1992

Seller ID: 25770


100pp. Index. Soft covers (spine and small sections of cover front and back slightly faded). Very good. ***One of a series of annotated guides to archival sources on the study of work (others relate to SA, WA, the Hunter Valley). View more info

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Hardy Wilson and his Old Colonial Architecture.

By: PEARL, Cyril.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson: 1970

Seller ID: 19034


Folio. 34pp plus 47 full-page plates, 2 other large text illustrations. Cloth-backed papered boards with dustwrapper (now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***Facsimile reproduction of the plates from Wilson's Old Colonial Architecture in NSW and Tasmania (1924), with introduction by Pearl. View more info

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Going to the Mechanics: a history of the Launceston Mechanics' Institute 1842-1914.

By: PETROW, Stefan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston, Historical Survey of Northern Tasmania: 1998

Seller ID: 5687


(HSNT no 4.) 216pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0958593612 View more info

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The Harriet McGregor : a staunch ship's sea story.

By: PHILP, J.E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1934

Seller ID: 5722


44pp, 6 plates. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***The Tasmanian-built (1871) barque of 331 tons, the pride of Alexander McGregor's fleet. View more info

Man and Rivers : a photographic exhibition.

By: Photography:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Launceston, Queen Victoria Museum: 1985

Seller ID: 32662


Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery Touring Programme assisted by... the Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board. 20pp, 25 illustrations. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued. Very good. ISBN 0724612645 View more info

The Theory of the Quota in Proportional Representation. / Bibliography of Proportional Representation in Tasmania.

By: PIESSE, E.L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmania, Electoral Department / Government Printer: 1912& 1913

Seller ID: 30189


Two offprint booklets from the Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: [ii], 30pp & 39-75pp. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued; the first booklet has a closed clean tear to fore-margin of the front wrapper and smaller ones to the fore-edges of the first two leaves; the wrapper of the second has some browning and a couple of light damp marks - otherwise both are clean and in good to very good condition. View more info

Reflections of a Common Attorney.

By: PIGGOTT, J.B. (Bruce).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1996

Seller ID: 10744


288pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed, price sticker removed from rear). A very good clean copy. ***The autobiography of a Tasmanian lawyer. View more info

A Place to Worship: a history of St George's Anglican Church, Burnie.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Burnie (Tas.), The Church: 1984

Seller ID: 28811


54pp, illustrated. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. Very good. ISBN 0909625824 View more info

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Winds of Change : a history of Woolnorth.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Timaru, NZ, Van Diemen's Land Company: 2003

Seller ID: 36042


#221 of 250 copies thus, signed by the author. 8vo. viii, 248pp, well illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, b&w illustrations, maps. Laminated pictorial papered boards. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0646426621 ***Occupying the very north-western corner of Tasmania, 'Woolnorth' was established in 1829 by - and is still owned by - the Van Diemen's Land Company. Its history has all the elements of early Vandemonian / Tasmanian history: conflict with (and brutality towards) aborigines; convict and indentured labour; conflict with the Lieutenant-Governor in Hobart Town; and the diffic... View more info

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An Immigrant of 1824.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Price: $25.00

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

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The Capture of the Frederick: Macquarie Harbour, Van Diemen's Land 1834.

By: PORTER, James.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1981

Seller ID: 4955


375 numbered copies thus (a further 10 copies were bound in full morocco). Folio. 80pp, coloured frontis. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine faded, as often). A very good to fine clean copy. ***From the narrative of Porter, one of the convict pirates, first published anonymously in the Hobart Town Almanack 1838, with official records of the affair. View more info

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Mrs Fenton's journey : India and Tasmania 1826-1876.

By: POS, Margaretta.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: North Hobart, Walleah Press: 2014

Seller ID: 33561


Signed by the author. 211pp, black & white illustrations. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ISBN 1877010669 View more info

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Musquito : brutality and exile. Aboriginal resistance in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land.

By: POWELL. Michael

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2016

Seller ID: 34912


(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania, 4.) Small 4to. 222pp, illustrated. Soft covers with French flaps. Fine (new). ISBN 099456113X View more info

A Lute with Three Strings.

By: POWER, Helen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1964

Seller ID: 6634


Selected and introduced by Clive Sansom. 58pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***The Tasmanian poet; a posthumous collection. View more info

A Chronicle of Methodism in Van Diemen's Land 1820-1840.

By: PRETYMAN, R.D. (ed).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Aldersgate Press: 1970

Seller ID: 4880


#325 of 1500 numbered copies, signed by the author. 128pp. Soft covers. Edges yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

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The Journal of a Voyage from Calcutta to Van Diemen's Land, comprising a description of that colony during a six months' residence.

By: PRINSEP, Mrs A.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1981

Seller ID: 6074


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 3.) First published in London, 1833. Facsimile of Ferguson 1695 & 1696 - the latter being the separately issued Illustrations. #74 of 325 numbered copies (300 thus and 25 deluxe copies in full leather). Half blue morocco and marbled boards. Square 4to. Text on blue paper, the 10 coloured illustrations on white paper, map, folding coloured panorama at rear. A fine clean copy. View more info

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The Journal of a Voyage from Calcutta to Van Diemen's Land, comprising a description of that colony during a six months' residence.

By: PRINSEP, Mrs A.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1981

Seller ID: 13007


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 3.) First published in London, 1833. Facsimile of Ferguson 1695 & 1696 - the latter being the separately issued Illustrations. #8 of 25 copies thus. Deluxe issue in full blue English hard grain morocco, gilt decorations, marbled endpapers, with clear acetate wrapper and cloth-covered slipcase. Square 4to. Text on blue paper, the 10 coloured illustrations on white paper, map, folding coloured panorama at rear. A fine clean copy. View more info

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Launceston Municipal Tramways.

By: PROCTOR, Ralph.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: nd

Seller ID: 26899


Oblong 8vo. 28pp, well illustrated. Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457566 View more info

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American Citizens, British Slaves : Yankee political prisoners in an Australian prison colony 1839-1850.

By: PYBUS, Cassandra & Hamish Maxwell-Stewart.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 2002

Seller ID: 14976


270pp, 12pp b/w illus. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 0522850278 ***An account of the American citizens transported to Van Diemen's Land for their part in the Canadian rebellions of 1837. View more info

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Gross Moral Turpitude : the Orr Case reconsidered.

By: PYBUS, Cassandra.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1993

Seller ID: 35908


238pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0855614579 ***Re-examines the dismissal of Sydney Sparkes Orr from the University of Tasmania and the subsequent decade of controversy, using old and new evidence, to the discredit of Orr and his supporters. View more info

Tasmanian Ancestry : Index to Volumes 21--25. Journal of the Tasmanian Family History Society.

By: RACKHAM, Sally

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Family History Society: 2007

Seller ID: 32659


172pp. Soft covers. Very good. View more info

Trucanini [and] Tasmanian Aboriginal Women as Slaves.

By: RAE ELLIS, Vivienne / Anne McMahon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: June,1976

Seller ID: 18106


Two articles in Volume 23/2 'Truganini and her people: a centennial retrospection': pp25-43, 4 full-page illustrations (Rae Ellis) & pp44-9 (McMahon). Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. Slight vertical crease throughout, otherwise a good clean copy. ***Also includes Brian Plomley's review of Rae Ellis's 'Trucanini: Queen or Traitor?' (then newly published). View more info

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Louisa Anne Meredith: a tigress in exile.

By: RAE ELLIS, Vivienne.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1979

Seller ID: 22390


First edition. 276pp, 26 illustrations (four in colour). Dark green cloth, embossed in gilt with the LAM crest and floral decorations (in imitation of her 'Bush Friends' covers), with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528019 View more info

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Louisa Anne Meredith: a tigress in exile.

By: RAE ELLIS, Vivienne.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, St David's Park: 1990

Seller ID: 4871


Reprint. 276pp, 26 illustrations, (4 colour). Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0724625844 View more info

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A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1986

Seller ID: 4974


Fourth edition. 4to. 212pp, well illustrated with black & white and colour photographs, maps. Soft covers. Related newspaper clipping and 2 large black & white photographs of trains loosely inserted. Small silverfish nibble on first page, light fading adjacent to spine, otherwise very good. ISBN 0959209808 View more info

Image for The ABT Railway & railways of the Lyell region.

The ABT Railway & railways of the Lyell region.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1994

Seller ID: 4971


Second edition, revised. 4to. 94pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 0959209859 View more info

Image for The Emu Bay Railway : VDL Company to Pasminco.

The Emu Bay Railway : VDL Company to Pasminco.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1991

Seller ID: 10985


First edition. 4to. 274pp, well illustrated in b&w and colour. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Emu Bay Railway : VDL Company to Pasminco.

The Emu Bay Railway : VDL Company to Pasminco.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1991

Seller ID: 15108


First edition. 4to. 274pp, well illustrated in b&w and colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Emu Bay Railway.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1997

Seller ID: 31309


Centenary [second] edition (revised). 4to. vi, 298pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial laminated papered boards. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959209867 ***Published for the centenary of the EBR, with a new chapter and appendices. View more info

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A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1983

Seller ID: 9207


First edition. 4to. 198pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy, signed by the author. ISBN 0959209808 ***Published to coincide with the Lyell Centenary. View more info

Image for A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1984

Seller ID: 8502


Second edition. 4to. 212pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by the author. View more info

Image for A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

A History of Railways and Tramways on Tasmania's West Coast.

By: RAE, Lou.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1984

Seller ID: 17381


Second edition. 4to. 198pp, well illustrated. Soft covers (small shadow left by price sticker over map at top corner front cover). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959209808 View more info

Tasmanian Government Railways : Special Centenary Project 1817-1971. Historical highlights [and four other sheets].

By: Railways:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Government Railways: 1970

Seller ID: 31507


4pp pamphlet (285x160mm), printed in black & blue, illustrated. With four sheets in the 'Facts about your railways' series (illustrated, 245x150mm, printed rectos only): 'The Permanent Way', 'Rolling Stock', 'Dieselisation' & 'Containers'. All clean and very good. View more info

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John Ralston of Hampden 1850-1908: his life, ancestry and legacies.

By: RALSTON, Anntoinette M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Launceston, John Ralston Estate: 2004

Seller ID: 26637


100 copies only (though not stated). Tall 4to. 114pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. Fine. ***Ralston was a wealthy Tasmanian pastoralist, whose will provided for an extraordinary charitable trust. Amongst the beneficiaries is the University of Tasmania, with its Ralston chairs of Biology and Zoology. View more info