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Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 62 : number 3.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: December2015

Seller ID: 34979


76pp black & white illustrations. Soft covers. Fine [new]. *** Writing biography (Kent); A Tasmanian life (Honey); Cecil Malthus (Roe); the Upper Canada uprisings of 1838 and transportation to VDL (Carter); book & exhibition reviews. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 59 : number 2.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: August2012

Seller ID: 30988


pp77-164, black & white illustrations. Soft covers. Fine [new]. *** Jane Franklin and VDL politics (Eldershaw Memorial Lecture for 2012, presented by Alison Alexander); William Smith O'Brien on Maria Island; the first Bass Strait marine cable 1859-61; the abandoning of the first Norfolk Is settlement - a maritime perspective; Italianate architecture in VDL. View more info

Index to the Papers and Proceedings, volumes 31-40, 1984-1993.

By: TASMANIAN Historical Research Association.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1998

Seller ID: 19562


146pp. Soft covers, spine sunned, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Index to the Papers and Proceedings, volumes 41-50, 1994-2003.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 2006

Seller ID: 31052


162pp. Soft covers, spine a little sunned, crease to lower front corner; otherwise a good+ clean clean copy. ***This volume includes a chronological list of the papers published during this period. View more info

Index to the Papers and Proceedings, volumes 51-60, 2004-2013.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 2014

Seller ID: 35406


92pp. Soft covers, slight round (glass) mark on front; otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0909479267 View more info

Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 64 : number 3.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: December2017

Seller ID: 35420


76pp, illustrations & maps. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ***The extinction of the Tasmanian emu (Dooley); indentured children from the Queen's Asylum (Frost); the 'Rats Castle' in Hobart (Ratcliff); 'Murder Most Foul', the death of an overseer at Point Puer (Rosen). View more info

Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 64 : number 2. 'The myth of the dedicated thylacine hunter: stockman--hunter culture and the decline of the thylacine...' by Nic Haygarth.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: August2017

Seller ID: 35322


76pp, illustrations & maps. Soft covers. Fine [new]. *** 'The myth of the dedicated thylacine hunter: stockman--hunter culture and the decline of the thylacine...' by Nic Haygarth. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 63 : number 1.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: April2016

Seller ID: 34980


92pp, black & white illustrations. Soft covers. Fine [new]. *** Dr Fritz Noetling(Terry); Henry Butler Stoney (Marshall); Mary Martin, convict and schoolmistress (Bradmore & Carter); Orphan schools (Snowden); book reviews. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 63 : number 3.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: December2016

Seller ID: 34982


108pp, black & white illustrations & maps. Soft covers. Fine [new]. *** Birchalls Bookshop (Hess); discrimination against Germans in WWI (Alexander); trials in Ireland of women transported to VDL (Lucas); the Sarah Bromley--George Steele affair (Bradmore & Carter); book reviews. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 65 : number 1.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tasmanian Historical Research Association: April,2018

Seller ID: 35834


80pp, illustrations & maps. Soft covers. Fine [new]. *** 'Frances Jackson, Tasmanian aviatrix' (Baddeley); 'Who was John Cole-Kemsley?' [timber industry] (Clennett); 'Recent discoveries in Tasmaian music' (Agati). View more info

Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 65 : number 2.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: August2018

Seller ID: 35835


80pp, illustrations & maps. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ***Elspeth Vaughan, Tasmanian painter (Alexander); 'A First World War mystery man's badge from 1916 returned to Hobart' (Rieusset); 'Licensing lesiure, the registration of guest houses 1937-71' (Bloomfield); 'Evangelist Walter Douglas in Tasmania 1869-72' (Wilson) View more info

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Tasmanian Historical Research Association: Papers and Proceedings. Volumes 1-61 complete.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1952-2014.

Seller ID: 35866


A complete run from Volume 1 (1951) to Volume 61 (2014), as issued. Volume 1 (Dec 1951 - Sept 1952) has nine parts, including an index and Volume 2 has seven parts (including index); these are in the original duplicated typescript, stapled, as issued. Some of the earliest issues thereafter have slightly worn spines, otherwise a very good set. ***An important collection of historical essays about Van Diemen's Land/Tasmania. The first two volumes (duplicated typescript, stapled) are very hard to find. All the issues from Volume 3 were commercially printed and stapled in printed wrappers. Volume ... View more info

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Tasmanian Photographer: from the John Watt Beattie Collection.

By: TASSELL, Margaret & David Wood.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1981

Seller ID: 22145


Square 4to. 156pp, well illustrated. Papered boards with dustwrapper (spine and edges faded, as often). Owner's small name plate on front endpaper. A good to very good clean copy. ***Photographs from the Queen Victoria Museum in Launceston, with much on northern Tasmania, the west coast, and Port Arthur. View more info

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Hop Kilns of Tasmania.

By: TAYLER, Pen.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 34451


Square 4to. 176pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Pictorial papered boards. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994464339 ***From twelve properties, all but one (Mayfield on the east coast) in the Derwent Valley. View more info

Image for Midland Agricultural Association [Tasmania] 1838-1988.

Midland Agricultural Association [Tasmania] 1838-1988.

By: TAYLOR, Vera C. & Patricia M.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Campbell Town (Tas), The Association: 1988

Seller ID: 11769


#41 of 150 copies thus, signed by the authors. 148pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Case-bound in black bonded leather with dustwrapper (spine very slightly faded). Very good. ISBN 0731625358 View more info

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Municipality of Sorell Heritage Study. Stage 1 - Thematic History.

By: TERRY, Ian.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Austral Archaeology: 1996

Seller ID: 33438


Prepared for the Sorell Council. 4to. 112pp, illustrations, maps (2 folding). Soft covers. A very good to fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Henry Hellyer's Observations : journals of life in the Tasmanian bush 1826-27.

Henry Hellyer's Observations : journals of life in the Tasmanian bush 1826-27.

By: THOMAS, Bertram (ed).

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Latrobe (Tas.), North Down Press: 2011

Seller ID: 29786


#59 of 80 copies thus, numbered and signed by the editor. 4to. 224pp, illustrated, Hellyer's maps reproduced in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Two ribbon markers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0980870771 ***The surveyor Henry Hellyer explored and mapped most of the north-west corner of Van Diemen's Land / Tasmania in the late 1820s. View more info

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Scrimshaw : the ancient art of the mariner.

By: THOMAS, Colin S.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2001

Seller ID: 31791


500 numbered copies. 4to. 42pp, well illustrated in colour. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. *** Published for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival Scrimshaw Exhibition, February 2011; 292 items are described, and many of these are illustrated. View more info

Image for Guide to Excursionists between Australia and Tasmania.

Guide to Excursionists between Australia and Tasmania.

By: Thomas, Henry:

Price: $625.00

Publisher: Melbourne, H. Thomas: 1885

Seller ID: 35725


Small 8vo. 1-6, 1-2, 7-12 (all adverts); xii, 1-48, [ii], 49-156pp; 72pp adverts. Printed wrappers, a little chipped around the edges. The preliminary adverts printed on coloured paper. The lower corner of pp137-8 has been torn away with slight loss of text on one side (recto) only. Spotting to the edges and last few pages, otherwise clean. A good copy. ***Ferguson lists eleven of these guides issued by Thomas between 1869 and 1886. The Ferguson collation for this issue (17009) differs very slightly to what is found here, but only with regard to the advertisement pages. View more info

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Pruning of Fruit Trees.

By: THOMAS, P.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Agriculture, Tasmania: 1951

Seller ID: 23519


Bulletin 5 (new series). 38pp, illustrated. Slight vertical crease throughout, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. View more info

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A Nickel in my Mouth.

By: THORNE, Tim.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wynyard, Tas., Robin Books: 1979

Seller ID: 13403


(Robin Poets 2.) Small 8vo. 76pp. Original cloth. Ribbon marker. Very good. ISBN 0908030037 View more info

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The Atlas.

By: THORNE, Tim.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wentworth Falls, NSW, Black Lightning Press: 1982

Seller ID: 5123


79pp. Soft covers (lightly rubbed). Interior clean and fresh. Very good. ISBN 094958200X ***Thorne's fifth book, a single poem. View more info

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The Adventures of an Emigrant in Van Diemen's Land.

By: Thornley, William [i.e. Charles Rowcroft] : edited by J.S. Mills.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1973

Seller ID: 34324


172pp, illustrated. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0851795994 ***First published in 1843 under the title Tales of the Colonies, or The Adventures of an Emigrant. This editor has mistaken the character Thornley for the author, who was in fact Charles Rowcroft. Rowcroft was in VDL 1821-24, where he was a pastoralist and magistrate in the Bothwell district. View more info

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Nineteenth-Century Crime : prevention and punishment.

By: TOBIAS, J.J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1972

Seller ID: 29260


(D&C Sources for Social & Economic History.) 184pp. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 0715357093 View more info

Image for Printed Maps of Tasmania 1642-1900.

Printed Maps of Tasmania 1642-1900.

By: TOOLEY, R.V.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Francis Edwards: 1975

Seller ID: 32088


370 copies. 88pp, frontis, 49 plates. Case-bound in blue cloth (as issued, without dustwrapper). The spine somewhat dulled, endpapers a trifle spotted; otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Tasmania, Australia. Isle of Beauty. With the compliments of The Tasmanian Tourist Bureau.

By: Tourism:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mulgrave, Vic, Nucolorvue Productions: [mid-1970s]

Seller ID: 5093


Oblong 8vo. 32pp, illustrated in colour. Stapled in stiff coloured wrappers with map at inside rear cover. Very good. ***Cover shows the ferry Cartela on the Derwent below New Norfolk; includes the Wrest Point Casino (opened in 1973), Batman Bridge, metric distances (except for the map), and the Bass Strait ferry is M.V Empress of Australia. View more info

Image for Tasmania's East Coast [youth hostels].

Tasmania's East Coast [youth hostels].

By: Tourism:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau: [1949]

Seller ID: 33504


195x185mm, 8pp, illustrated, map. Stapled and folded vertically to make a narrow booklet, with a coloured double-page cover. Extremities a little rubbed, three tiny holes stabbed in central crease. A good copy, with some alterations - 'Youth Hostels' faintly written under the title, these hostels maked on he map, two pieces of typed paper with information on these pasted to two of the columns (over pictures?). View more info

Image for Tasmania (Australia) / Tasmania for Tourists  [cover & drop titles].

Tasmania (Australia) / Tasmania for Tourists [cover & drop titles].

By: Tourism:

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau: [1934]

Seller ID: 30184


Oblong 8vo. 40pp (4pp text and 36 full-page sepia-toned photographs). Stapled in pictorial wrappers, with map on the back cover. A couple of leaves have one or two tiny silverfish holes to the edges, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. ***Photographs by many well-known Tasmanian photographers: Beattie, Spurling, Emmett, Smithies, Thomas, Breaden, Winter, Sheppard et al. Scenes of towns and natural attractions from all around the island (and King & Flinders islands). Less common scenes include the government guest house at Interlaken, Mount Misery at Port Davey, Frenchman's Cap from the [... View more info

Image for Music in the Mirabell Garden : translations, images and songs.

Music in the Mirabell Garden : translations, images and songs.

By: TRAKL, Georg.

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Hobart, Edited and printed by John Winter at New Albion Press,University of Tasmania: 1982

Seller ID: 5132


Translation by James McAuley, score by Larry Sitsky, drawings by John Olsen, introduction by Gwen Harwood. 330 numbered copies, signed by Harwood, Olsen, Sitsky and Winter. Two volumes in slipcase, brown cloth, title label on covers. The verse/images volume is hand-printed and unbound, the paper being one continuous piece concertina-folded and attached to endpapers and boards at front and back. The music (a song cycle for soprano and eight players) is an offset reproduction of Sitsky's manuscript, bound conventionally. All in fine condition. ***The second book of the press. View more info

Image for Of Kings and Heroes : the beginnings of the folk-music revival in Tasmania 1964-1972.

Of Kings and Heroes : the beginnings of the folk-music revival in Tasmania 1964-1972.

By: TURNBULL, Malcolm J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [Melbourne], Author: 2015

Seller ID: 35743


Small 8vo. 74pp, b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994454317 ***Originally serialised in 'Drumbeat: newsletter of the Tasmanian Folk Federation', 2003-04. View more info

Asbestos at Anderson's Creek. Tasmania: Geological Survey Mineral Resources no 4.

By: TWELVETREES, W.H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Mines, Tasmania: 1917

Seller ID: 29093


(Geological Survey Mineral Resources no 4.) 26pp, large folding coloured map, 2 b&w photograph. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. Very good. View more info

Image for A Bill for granting certain powers and authorities to a Company, to be incorporated by Charter, to be called 'The Van Diemen's Land Company', for the cultivation and improvement of waste lands in His Majesty's settlement at Van Diemen's Land...

A Bill for granting certain powers and authorities to a Company, to be incorporated by Charter, to be called 'The Van Diemen's Land Company', for the cultivation and improvement of waste lands in His Majesty's settlement at Van Diemen's Land...

By: VDL Company:

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London, House of Commons: 9 May1825

Seller ID: 35934


Foolscap folio. 12, [2]pp; stab-sewn. Three light horizontal creases from having been folded. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Vanished Fleets : sea stories from Old Van Dieman's Land.

Vanished Fleets : sea stories from Old Van Dieman's Land.

By: VILLIERS, Alan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1974

Seller ID: 23855


Illustrated with photographs and maps. Facsimile reprint (first published 1931). xii, 298pp, b&w frontis & 20 b&w photographs, endpaper sketch maps. Blue cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0858530163 ***Early days, convict ships, whalers and clippers. View more info

Image for A History of Local Government in Tasmania : from the earliest settlement of Van Diemen's Land to the present time.

A History of Local Government in Tasmania : from the earliest settlement of Van Diemen's Land to the present time.

By: von STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Evandale, Tas., Author: 1958

Seller ID: 18659


252pp, coloured frontispiece, b&w illustrations, folding map. Green cloth with dustwrapper (some damp marks, slightly chipped at top corners, now in protective sleeve). A good clean copy. ***Published for the centenary of local government. View more info

Image for Letters from Van Dieman's Land: written during four years imprisonment for political offences in Upper Canada...  By Mrs B. Wait.

Letters from Van Dieman's Land: written during four years imprisonment for political offences in Upper Canada... By Mrs B. Wait.

By: WAIT, Benjamin

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, A.W. Wilgus: 1843

Seller ID: 17523


First edition. Ferguson 3762. vi,[7]-356pp; frontis portrait and folding map. Original quarter leather and dun boards, worn and bumped, the lower joint rather fragile, spine lettering mostly worn away. Now in mylar jacket. 'Meadville Theological School' book plate on front paste-down, with other markings indicating ownership, small hole in ffep, perforated stamp of the school's library at foot of title-page, otherwise internally clean and crisp. ***Author's presentation copy. Inscribed in pencil at top of title-page: 'Dr. J. Dodge, From Mrs. Wait, Ithaca, Nov. 28 - 1844'. Wait, a US citizen, ... View more info

Image for Walch's Tasmanian Almanac and Guide to Tasmania for 1867...  Fifth year of publication.

Walch's Tasmanian Almanac and Guide to Tasmania for 1867... Fifth year of publication.

By: Walch & Sons:

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1867

Seller ID: 26499


Not in Ferguson (but see Ferg 18046 for the preliminary issue of 1862). Small 8vo. xx, [1-25], 26-212, [4], 74pp (advertisements, pagination extends to the free endpaper; folding coloured advert for Levy Bros between pp 48&49). Original red cloth with title in gilt on the upper; the boards moderately faded, the spine more so. Endpapers printed with the publisher's advertisements, the top corners of the front endpapers a little silverfished. Death notice (newspaper clipping) for Alfred Bradby Douglas of Launceston, laid onto rear paste-down. Edges sprinkled red, the top ones dulled a little. A ... View more info

Image for Walch's Tasmanian Almanac for 1877...  Fifteenth year of publication.

Walch's Tasmanian Almanac for 1877... Fifteenth year of publication.

By: Walch & Sons:

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1877

Seller ID: 27352


Not in Ferguson (but see Ferg 18046 for the preliminary issue of 1862). Small 8vo. xvi, [1-25], 26-230pp, ii, 70pp adverts; two hand-coloured signals plates. Original red cloth, spine a little dulled and rubbed; all edges sprinkled red. 'Attorney General's Office written across the head margin of the title-page (which accounts for a few names crossed out in the legal lists). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Walch's Tasmanian Almanac and Guide to Tasmania for 1869...  Seventh year of publication.

Walch's Tasmanian Almanac and Guide to Tasmania for 1869... Seventh year of publication.

By: Walch & Sons:

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1869

Seller ID: 26501


Not in Ferguson (but see Ferg 18046 for the preliminary issue of 1862). Small 8vo. xvi, [1-25], 26-206, ii, 62pp (advertisements, pagination extends to the free endpaper), two coloured signals plates (Hobart and Launceston, tipped-in); endpapers printed with the publisher's advertisements. Original red cloth with title in gilt on the upper, blind rules; the spine sunned, extremities a little rubbed, small ink stain on the upper board, just above the gilt title; the cloth starting to split down the lower joint. Now with a new clear mylar dustwrapper. Slight offsetting to the endpapers, otherwis... View more info

Walch's Tasmanian Almanac for 1925... Sixty-third year...

By: Walch's Almanac:

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1925

Seller ID: 35701


With a map of Tasmania. 440pp, 68pp adverts (with index), folding map. Original red cloth, stamped in blind, spine a little faded, extremities slightly rubbed. Faint stamp of Mt Lyell Railway & Mining Co on front endpapers. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Walch's Literary Intelligencer, and General Advertiser : three issues from 1859, 1862 & 1863.

Walch's Literary Intelligencer, and General Advertiser : three issues from 1859, 1862 & 1863.

By: Walch:

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, J. Walch & Sons: 1859-1863

Seller ID: 36020


Three issues: Vol I, no 5 (pp57-72), October 1859; Vol III, no 34 (pp119-34), February 1862 & Vol V, no 54 (pp45-60), October 1863. Old staples, then bound in faux leather with plain endpapers: the work of bibliophile Peter Benson Walker whose bookplate is on the front paste-down. A little foxing and some slight damage to the last few leaves of the first issue. ***Issued monthly. Each of the issues bears the name of James Backhouse Walker at the head of the first page, two in pencil and one in ink (this partly trimmed off). One of the advertisements in the 1862 issue announces the imminent pub... View more info

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Beacons of Hope: an early history of Cape Otway and King Island lighthouses.

By: WALKER, Donald.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne?, Atheletone Trust: 1998

Seller ID: 17109


Reprint (with some revisions). Oblong 4to. 152pp, well illustrated, endpaper maps. Stiff pictorial card covers. A very good clean copy. Gift inscription on half-title. View more info

Image for Letters from Hobart 1889-1892 : J.B. Walker to his sister Mary in London.

Letters from Hobart 1889-1892 : J.B. Walker to his sister Mary in London.

By: WALKER, J.B. : edited and annotated by Margaret Glover.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hobart, Pear Tree Press: 2015

Seller ID: 35946


4to. 422pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Maroon cloth with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0646937154 *** 130 letters written by James Backhouse Walker during the four years his sister studied art in England, describing life in Hobart and family affairs. View more info

Image for Prelude to Federation (1884-1898).  Extracts from the journal of James Backhouse Walker, F.R.G.S., legal practitioner, historian, author.

Prelude to Federation (1884-1898). Extracts from the journal of James Backhouse Walker, F.R.G.S., legal practitioner, historian, author.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: 1976

Seller ID: 5710


Edited by Peter Benson Walker. 500 numbered copies, signed by the editor. 200pp, frontis portrait of JBW, illustrations, endpaper maps (Alfred Mault's 1880s overlay of the streets of central Hobart on a sketch of the original shoreline and first settlement). Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

Prelude to Federation (1884-1898). Extracts from the journal of James Backhouse Walker, F.R.G.S., legal practitioner, historian, author.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: 1976

Seller ID: 7069


Edited by Peter Benson Walker. 500 numbered copies, signed by the editor. 200pp, frontis portrait of JBW, illustrated, endpaper maps (Alfred Mault's 1880s overlay of the streets of central Hobart on a sketch of the original shoreline and first settlement). Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper (chipped near head of spine). A very good clean copy in a good wrapper. View more info

Abel Janszoon Tasman: his life and voyages [and] The Deportation of the Norfolk Islanders to the Derwent in 1808.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 1896

Seller ID: 12648


This is a double issue of the RST's Papers & Proceedings for 1894-95: [xvi], xxxvii, 66pp (for 1894); (vi), 120, 6, [6]pp (for 1895). Walker's Tasman article comprises pp[vi], 1-56 (3 folding maps) of the 1895 section; and the Norfolk Islander article is pp1-26 of the 1894 section. Original wrappers, spine slightly soiled and with a couple of tiny chips at head and tail. The large folding map with Mault's paper has its outer edge a trifle worn due to a misfold. Clean inside, a very good copy. ***Walker's essays were later issued in the memorial volume Early Tasmania, published by the RST in 19... View more info

Image for Early Tasmania : papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899 (The Walker Memorial Volume).

Early Tasmania : papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899 (The Walker Memorial Volume).

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1973

Seller ID: 5410


Fourth impression. 294pp, 6 folding charts in rear pocket. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (spine sunned, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***Includes early European exploration and settlement of VDL, the Norfolk Islanders deported to VDL in 1808, and three papers on the Tasmanian Aborigines (notes from the journals of G.W. Walker, tribal divisions, and a general article). View more info

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Enterprise, Risk and Ruin : the stage-coach and the development of Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania

By: WALKER, Steven.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2016

Seller ID: 34983


Small 4to. xii, 388pp, illustrated. Soft covers with French flaps. Fine (new). ISBN 0994561199 View more info

Image for Enterprise, Risk and Ruin : the stage-coach and the development of Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania

Enterprise, Risk and Ruin : the stage-coach and the development of Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania

By: WALKER, Steven.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2016

Seller ID: 34984


Special issue of 200 copies, numbered and signed by the author. Small 4to. xii, 388pp, illustrated. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0995381402 View more info

I Sleep in Haysheds and Corners : by ten Tasmanian writers and ten Tasmanian craft artists.

By: WALTER, Ben & Kelly Eijdenberg (eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Inscrutable Press: 2011

Seller ID: 29102


500 numbered copies. Square 8vo. [56]pp, illustrated in colour, printed on Spicers Freelife Vellum 140gsm. Pictorial soft covers (Spicers Freelife Felt 320gsm). Fine (new). ***Ten stories, each illustrated by a craft artist's response to it. View more info

Image for Down Wapping : Hobart's vanished Wapping and Old Wharf districts.

Down Wapping : Hobart's vanished Wapping and Old Wharf districts.

By: WAPPING History Group.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1988

Seller ID: 31134


First edition. xviii, 252pp, 80 illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine faded). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528175 View more info