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Image for Full and Plenty: an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley.

Full and Plenty: an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley.

By: WATSON, Catherine.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Twelvetrees: 1987

Seller ID: 6456


Square 4to. 108pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers (applecase labels). Soft covers with dustwrapper (now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949179051 View more info

Image for Tamar River Leads : creating a safe harbour entrance.

Tamar River Leads : creating a safe harbour entrance.

By: WATTS, John.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: George Town, Tasmania, Author: 2017

Seller ID: 35398


4to. 134pp, b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Describes the various surveys of the dangerous mouth to Port Dalrymple (Tamar River) between 1842 and 1965, and the four sets of lead lights installed to assist navigation. View more info

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A Hundred Years of Yachting.

By: WEBSTER, E.H. & L. Norman.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons (printed by): 1936

Seller ID: 20463


Issued under the auspices of the Government of Tasmania, the Hobart Marine Board, and the Hobart City Council. 256pp, well illustrated, folding panorama (2 views) at rear. Original blue reptillian cloth, title printed on spine, coloured illustration laid onto the upper board, as issued (trifling mark to lower corner). Some foxing on the endpapers, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. View more info

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The Diaries of John Helder Wedge.

By: WEDGE, John Helder (edited by The Hon. Mr Justice Crawford, W.F.Ellis and G.H.Stancombe).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1963

Seller ID: 30552


Second impression (500 copies). Small 4to. xliv, 100pp, frontis portrait, full-page map, Wedge family tree, 2 illustrations. Blue cloth, as issued (without dustwrapper). In fine (unused) condition. ***Wedge, an early Van Diemen's Land surveyor and explorer, was later a member of the Port Phillip Association and a participant in the foundation of Melbourne. View more info

Image for Port Arthur : a place of misery.

Port Arthur : a place of misery.

By: WEIDENHOFER, Maggie.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, B. & M. Reid with Port Arthur Management Authority: 1990

Seller ID: 35890


Second edition. Oblong large 8vo. 146pp, illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Author's inscription. ISBN 0646000039 View more info

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Port Arthur: a place of misery.

By: WEIDENHOFER, Maggie.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, B. & M. Reid with Port Arthur Management Authority: 1990

Seller ID: 13580


Second edition. Oblong large 8vo. 146pp, illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646000039 View more info

Image for Growing Up in Stanley 1920-1940 : recollections of boyhood.

Growing Up in Stanley 1920-1940 : recollections of boyhood.

By: WELLS, Max.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Author?: 1988

Seller ID: 21026


Small 4to. 64pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for An Intense Scutiny : photography by Stewart Wells.

An Intense Scutiny : photography by Stewart Wells.

By: WELLS, Stewart.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2007

Seller ID: 34730


Essay by Greg Lehman. 4to. Unpaginated, 105 colour images. Papered board with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by Sterwart Wells. ISBN 0975723782 *** A study of the changes wrought by humans on the Tasmanian environment. View more info

Michael Howe: the last and the worst of the bushrangers of Van Diemen's Land. Narrative of the chief atrocities committed by this great murderer and his associates during a period of six years in Van Diemen's Land. From authentic sources of information.

By: WELLS,T.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Review Publications: 1979

Seller ID: 6951


With an Introduction by George Mackaness. Australian Historical Monographs, reprint series. 40pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff wrappers. A very good clean copy. View more info

The History of Tasmania.

By: WEST, John.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1966

Seller ID: 19829


(Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 35.) First published Launceston, 1852 (Ferguson 18351). 340 & 380pp. Blue synthetic cloth. Edges and endpapers a little yellowed, otherwise a good clean set. View more info

Image for The History of Tasmania. With copious information respecting the colonies of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, &c., &c., &c.

The History of Tasmania. With copious information respecting the colonies of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, &c., &c., &c.

By: WEST, John.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1981

Seller ID: 36000


(Australian Classics.) Edited, with introduction and annotations, by A.G.L. Shaw. Reprint of the 1971 edition (first published 1852). xxii, 700pp, illus, map. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 020714334X ***The classic contemporary account of Van Diemen's Land, here with Professor Shaw's extensive notes and commentary. View more info

A Guide to Tasmanian Government Administration.

By: WETTENHALL, R.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Platypus: 1968

Seller ID: 5182


348pp. Case-bound with printed cloth. Very good. View more info

Image for Time in Our Hands : semi-precious gemstones, keys to the geological past.

Time in Our Hands : semi-precious gemstones, keys to the geological past.

By: WHITE, Mary E.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sydney, Reed: 1991

Seller ID: 14230


Photography by Jim Frazier. Large 4to. 192pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0730103706 ***The gemfields of Lune River in southern Tasmania. View more info

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Pro Hart's Legendary Tasmania.

By: WHITE, Paul (text by) and Pro Hart.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1982

Seller ID: 14219


Paintings by Pro Hart. Oblong 4to. 71pp, colour plates. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by Pro Hart. View more info

Image for The Whitehead Letters : Tasmanian society and politics, 1871-1882, as seen through the letterbooks of John Whitehead MHA of 'Winburn', Lymington [Nile].

The Whitehead Letters : Tasmanian society and politics, 1871-1882, as seen through the letterbooks of John Whitehead MHA of 'Winburn', Lymington [Nile].

By: WHITEHEAD, John. [Compiled by Francisca A. Vernon & edited by Michael N. Sprod.]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1991

Seller ID: 5186


The edition limited to 1000 copies. 270pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0909479054 ***The monthly letters of a northern Tasmanian farmer-politician to an English friend - Edwin Bowring, a former VDL resident and manager of 'Panshanger' - with an introduction concerning Whitehead and the politics of the period, and extensive notes on the people and events mentioned in the letters. View more info

Image for Railways, Mines, Pubs and People : and other historical research.

Railways, Mines, Pubs and People : and other historical research.

By: WHITHAM, Lindsay.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 2002

Seller ID: 23194


264pp, 101 photographs, drawings and maps. Soft covers; reading creases to spine. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0909479216 ***Most of the essays were originally published in the Tasmanian Historical Research Association's Papers & Proceedings. Whitham's interest has been in Tasmania's near-forgotten industrial heritage. View more info

Image for The Abels : a comprehensive guide to Tasmania's mountains over 1100m high. Volume 1. Sections 1-5.

The Abels : a comprehensive guide to Tasmania's mountains over 1100m high. Volume 1. Sections 1-5.

By: WILKINSON, Bill (ed).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Outdoors Collection:

Seller ID: 34152


Second edition, substantially revised and expanded. 4to. 352pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Includes the 'Abel Tables'; the check-list previously issued as small booklet, now updated with GDA references. Soft covers with French flaps. Fine (new). ISBN 0995367353 ***This volume covers the north-east, north-west, south-east, eastern and wesatern plateaux, the Ossa and Du Cane groups, and the Cuvier Valley region. The second volume - the original edition of which is still available new at $40 - covers the west and south-west regions. View more info

Image for The Abels : a comprehensive guide to Tasmania's mountains over 1100m high. Volume 1. Sections 1-5.

The Abels : a comprehensive guide to Tasmania's mountains over 1100m high. Volume 1. Sections 1-5.

By: WILKINSON, Bill (ed).

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Outdoors Collection: 2016

Seller ID: 35106


Second edition, substantially revised and expanded. Pictorial papered boards. 4to. 352pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Includes the 'Abel Tables'; the check-list previously issued as small booklet, now updated with GDA references. Fine (new). ISBN 0995367361 *** The hard-bound issue of this new edition was limited to 200 numbered copies, signed by the author; this one is out-of-series (unnumbered) but signed. This volume covers the north-east, north-west, south-east, eastern and wesatern plateaux, the Ossa and Du Cane groups, and the Cuvier Valley region. The second volume - the ori... View more info

Image for The Abels : a comprehensive guide to Tasmania's mountains over 1100m high. Volume 2 : sections 6-10.

The Abels : a comprehensive guide to Tasmania's mountains over 1100m high. Volume 2 : sections 6-10.

By: WILKINSON, Bill (ed).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Outdoors Collection: 2011

Seller ID: 29319


206pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0646554301 ***This volume covers the entire south-west of Tasmania; from the Pieman River to the Huon River and D'Entrecasteaux Channel, taking in also the SW portion of the Cradle Mtn--Lake St Clair National Park. Note that a new edition of Volume One, covering the rest of the island, is now available. View more info

Irish Convicts and Van Diemen's Land.

By: WILLIAMS, John.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1972

Seller ID: 23145


article in THRAPP, Vol 19/3, September 1972, pp100-20. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. View more info

Image for Coast - Tasmania : seascapes from the Roaring Forties.

Coast - Tasmania : seascapes from the Roaring Forties.

By: WILSON, Andrew (photography); text by Finegan Kruckemeyer.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Everything Everything & Fullers Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 35932


Large square 4to. 304pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and duotone. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0992303680 *** Photographic documentation of Tasmania's beautiful and dramatic coastline. View more info

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Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania.

By: WILSON, Andrew.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Sunny South: 2013

Seller ID: 34390


4to. 240pp, well illustrated in b&w. Quarter cloth and pictorial papered boards. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0980635500 ***Photographs and stories of colourful old sailors, fishermen and shipwrights from Tasmania, along with scenic shots of Tasmania’s world-famous beautiful and rugged island coastline. View more info

Image for Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania : Book 2.

Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania : Book 2.

By: WILSON, Andrew.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Everything Everything: 2016

Seller ID: 34770


4to. 260pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Quarter cloth and pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 099230363X ***A second volume of photographs and stories of colourful old sailors, fishermen and shipwrights from Tasmania, along with scenic shots of Tasmania’s world-famous beautiful and rugged island coastline. View more info

Image for Tasmanian Insights: essays in honour of Geoffrey Thomas Stilwell.

Tasmanian Insights: essays in honour of Geoffrey Thomas Stilwell.

By: WINTER, Gillian (ed).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, State Library of Tasmania: 1992

Seller ID: 5197


1000 copies only. 245pp, illus in colour and b&w. Red cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 072463892X ***Fifteen articles: on aspects of Tasmanian history, maritime exploration, connections with Antarctica, art, architecture, engineering, jewellery, publishing, interior design (of Government House) - with biographical sketches of Stilwell and Sir William Crowther, and an afterword by Christopher Koch. View more info

Centenary History of St John's Lodge No. 2 Tasmanian Constitution (formerly No. 346 I.C.). 1843 - 1943.

By: WISEMAN, A.R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Foot & Playsted: 1943

Seller ID: 11271


Compiled from the minutes. Small 8vo. 64pp, frontis & 7 plates. Blue cloth, lettered in black on the upper board. A little foxing on the title-page, the lower fore-corners of the first 16pp with a bump (or crinkle), otherwise a good+ clean copy. View more info

Image for Waiting in the Wilderness : the Arthur River ferryman (1878-1913), Thames to Tarkine.

Waiting in the Wilderness : the Arthur River ferryman (1878-1913), Thames to Tarkine.

By: WOOD, Pam.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2018

Seller ID: 35923


328pp, 2 maps. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 064836318X *** Fictionalised account of the (real) life and times of Henry Gardiner. View more info

Image for Andrew Bent and the Freedom of the Press in Van Diemen's Land.

Andrew Bent and the Freedom of the Press in Van Diemen's Land.

By: WOODBERRY, Joan.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fuller's Bookshop: 1972

Seller ID: 5200


750 numbered copies. 174pp. Brown synthetic cloth with clear acetate dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0858530058 View more info

A Survey of Woodcraft in Tasmania.

By: Woodcraft:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forestry Commission Tasmania: 1988

Seller ID: 27757


4to. 22pp, illus. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. Very good. ISBN 0724635203 View more info

Image for 100 Years of Excellence : Launceston High School to Launceston College 1913-2013.

100 Years of Excellence : Launceston High School to Launceston College 1913-2013.

By: WOODS, Patricia (ed).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, The College: 2013

Seller ID: 35418


4to. xiv, 272pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0987604279 ***Includes a full reprint of the 1976 publication (by the the Launceston Matriculation College) '60 Years On' View more info

Image for Portrait of Jane: a life of Lady Franklin.

Portrait of Jane: a life of Lady Franklin.

By: WOODWARD, Frances J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1951

Seller ID: 35215


First edition. 382pp, frontis portrait, 6 plates, full-page map of Tasmania, rear endpaper map (illustrating the searches for Sir John Franklin). Green cloth with dustwrapper (spine somewhat soiled and rubbed, now in protective sleeve. From a church library - where, it seems, it was little if ever used - with a spine label on the wrapper, a stamp and a small card pocket on the front endpapers, but no other markings. A very good clean (ex-library) copy. View more info

A Walk in Old Hobart.

By: WOOLEY, Charles and Michael Tatlow.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Walk Guides Australia: 2007

Seller ID: 27271


86pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, folding map. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***A self-guided walking trail: 'your guide to two wondrous hours'. View more info

Image for A Tour of Old Tasmania.

A Tour of Old Tasmania.

By: WOOLEY, Charles; Michael Tatlow & Peter Mercer.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Walk Guides Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 28449


232pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, map. Soft covers. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0980563739 *** 'Tours and maps for a week or a month. Presenting 200 towns and secret places.' View more info

Image for A History of the Huon and Far South. Volume 1: Before the Orchards Grew.

A History of the Huon and Far South. Volume 1: Before the Orchards Grew.

By: WOOLLEY, Richie and Wayne Smith.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Huonville, Tasmania, Huon Valley Council: 2004

Seller ID: 35898


4to. 222pp, [19]pp bibliography and index, b&w photographs and illustrations, maps. Soft covers. Errata slip loosely inserted. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0975605305 ***To date, the second volume has not appeared. View more info

Image for Tasmanian Adventure.

Tasmanian Adventure.

By: WORDLEY, Dick.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Adventure Productions: [1954]

Seller ID: 5205


Illustrated by Phil Belbin. 4to. 144pp, many illustrations & photos, adverts. Staple-bound with pictorial coloured wrappers drawn on, as issued. Spine a little rubbed, slight bumping of lower fore-corners, otherwise a good clean copy. *** 'The Island State... tramp her mountains, fish her seas, follow the tracks of her pioneers...' Published with the support of the Sesquicentennial Committee. View more info

Image for Tasmania's Heroes : awards for valour.

Tasmania's Heroes : awards for valour.

By: World War One:

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart, N.G. Davies at "The Mercury" Office: 1918

Seller ID: 33999


Sold for the benefit of the O.A.S. Fund. Authorised by the State Repatriation Board. Booklet (105x160mm). 32pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued, now with plastic covering. The booklet is crinkled throughout (by damp it seems) but with no adhesion of pages, pp25/6 has a small piece from its top corner torn away (clips the marginal border but well away from text). A just-about-good copy of a scarce booklet. ***Cover title adds: 'The Great War'. A list of all awards gained, and includes photos of eight VC winners. View more info

Image for Launceston Regiment 1860-1960.

Launceston Regiment 1860-1960.

By: WYATT, D.M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Taroona, Tas, Author: 2013

Seller ID: 32218


Published in an edition of 150 numbered copies signed by the author (the first 35 of which are case-bound). 4to. x, 206pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0977503399 ***The Launceston Volunteer Rifle Corps was founded in 1860, although it was disbanded due to insufficient government and public support in 1868. Ten years later, the Tasmanian Volunteer Rifle regiment was formed, with two companies in Launceston and four in Hobart, and the Launceston Regiment can boast an unbroken lineage from that time. View more info

Image for Artillery in Tasmania 1901-2011.

Artillery in Tasmania 1901-2011.

By: WYATT, Douglas Morris & Keith Glyde.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Authors: 2012

Seller ID: 33384


4to. xii, 254pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0977503372 *** A chronological diary of the evolution of artillery in Tasmania. View more info

Image for A Lion in the Colony : an historical outline of the Tasmanian Colonial Volunteer Forces 1859-1901.

A Lion in the Colony : an historical outline of the Tasmanian Colonial Volunteer Forces 1859-1901.

By: WYATT, Major D.M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, 6th Military District Museum: 1990

Seller ID: 13539


62pp, illustrations (4 in colour). Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers. A very good clean copy. Signed by the author. ISBN 0646011774 View more info

Image for With the Volunteers: a historical diary of the volunteer military forces of the north-west and west coasts of Tasmania, 1886-1986.

With the Volunteers: a historical diary of the volunteer military forces of the north-west and west coasts of Tasmania, 1886-1986.

By: WYATT, Major D.M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Author?: 1987

Seller ID: 5207


#343 of 1000 copies, signed by the author. Large 4to. 348pp. Synthetic cloth, gilt design blocked on the upper board, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Sporting Island: a history of sport and recreation in Tasmania.

Sporting Island: a history of sport and recreation in Tasmania.

By: YOUNG, David.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Sport & Recreation: 2005

Seller ID: 20413


4to. 394pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 0975233106 View more info

Image for The story of the Deloraine schools 1847-1979.

The story of the Deloraine schools 1847-1979.

By: YOUNG, Lexie.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Author?: 1979

Seller ID: 33501


48pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Includes the schools at Red Hills, Moltemea, Quamby Brook, Golden Valley, Dunorlan. View more info