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Image for Haughton Forrest 1826-1925.

Haughton Forrest 1826-1925.

By: BROWN, George Deas.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Malakoff: 1982

Seller ID: 7398


#234 of 1500 numbered copies (of which the first 150 were leather-bound and boxed). Large 4to. 184pp, 36 colour plates & other illustrations, lists of exhibitions and collections. Maroon leather-grained cloth with dustwrapper (a little slight surface rubbing). Light spotting on the top edges, otherwise clean and in very good condition. ISBN 0959274308 ***Signed by the author. View more info

Poverty is Not a Crime : the development of social services in Tasmania, 1803-1900.

By: BROWN, Joan C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1972

Seller ID: 20702


192pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (spine dulled, slight silverfishing, now in protective sleeve). A good clean copy. ISBN 090947902X View more info

The Pheasant on King Island: hunting and management. A consultant's report for the Department of Lands, Parks & Wildlife.

By: BROWN, P.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: n.p., Author?: nd

Seller ID: 19709


4to. 47pp, maps, figures, line illus. Side stapled in soft covers with cloth spine strip (back lower corner creased). Owner's name on t.p. Very good. View more info

Image for First Views of Lake St Clair : John Skinner Prout (1845) & Morton Allport (1863).

First Views of Lake St Clair : John Skinner Prout (1845) & Morton Allport (1863).

By: BROWN, Tony & Gillian Winter.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hobart, Pear Tree Press: 2012

Seller ID: 30313


500 numbered copies. Oblong 4to. x, 158pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, pictorial endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0646561812 ***The Allport and Prout familes were well acquainted during the latter's stay in Hobart Town 1844-48; and J.S. Prout gave lessons to the young Morton Allport during this period. Prout's 1844 trip to Lake St Clair - with Peter Gordon Fraser and Francis Guillemard Simpkinson (de Wesselow) - prod... View more info

Image for Voyages in a Caravan : the illustrated logs of Frank Styant Browne.

Voyages in a Caravan : the illustrated logs of Frank Styant Browne.

By: BROWNE, Frank Styant : edited by Paul Richards, Barbara Valentine & Peter Richardson.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Launceston Library / Brobok: 2002

Seller ID: 15544


Published with the support of the Friends of the Launceston Library. Special issue: #22 of 100 copies (numbering sticker on rear endpaper), bound in full brown leather with mounted illustration on the upper board. Oblong 4to. 128pp, 88 photographic illustrations, 2 maps. A fine clean copy. ***The 'logs' of two journeys made by Browne and Joshua Higgs Jr, in a caravan, around northern Tasmania in 1896 and 1899, along with the photographs taken along the way (presumably th... View more info

Image for The Cruise of the Freak : a narrative of a visit to the islands in Bass and Banks Straits with some account of the islands.

The Cruise of the Freak : a narrative of a visit to the islands in Bass and Banks Straits with some account of the islands.

By: BROWNRIGG, Rev. Canon.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Launceston & Hobart, Sold by Walch, Brothers & Birchall, and Hudson & Hopwood [et al]: [1872]

Seller ID: 16611


First edition. Tall 8vo. vi, 86, [8]pp adverts, folding chart (as frontis), 8 plates (drawn on stone by the author, tinted in yellow). Original brown cloth, lettered in gilt on the upper board, blind rules and decorations; rebacked, the corners slightly rubbed. Binder's label (Alex Thompson, Launceston) on front paste-down. Endpapers, first and last couple of leaves and the map somewhat foxed, occasional light spotting elsewhere. The map has a cl... View more info

A Steamship for Hobart: S.S. Reemere 1909.

By: BROXAM, Graeme

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Canberra, Navarine Publ.: 1992

Seller ID: 17959


#888 of 1000 numbered copies, signed by the author - and with his additional inscription. 62pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers, as issued. Very good. ISBN 0646113291 View more info

Image for A Steamship for Hobart: S.S. Reemere 1909.

A Steamship for Hobart: S.S. Reemere 1909.

By: BROXAM, Graeme

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Canberra, Navarine Publ.: 1992

Seller ID: 4469


1000 numbered copies, signed by the author. 62pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff illustrated wrappers, as issued. Very good. ISBN 0646113291 View more info

Image for Admiral:  the history, recovery and restoration of Tasmania's oldest commercial vessel.

Admiral: the history, recovery and restoration of Tasmania's oldest commercial vessel.

By: BROXAM, Graeme.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Navarine Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 27217


Revised edition. 30 copies. 64pp, illustrated. Stapled in wrappers. Fine (new). Signed by the author. ISBN 0975133160 ***After a career of 144 years as a waterman's boat, steam launch, fishing boat and yacht, 'Admiral' has now been returned to fully operational condition, in the spirit of her original 1865 design. This booklet tells the stories of the boat and her first owner, Charles Dillon (1820-1907), a former convict who became one of Hobart's most successful water... View more info

Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania. Volume 3 : 1843-1850.

By: BROXAM, Graeme.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Canberra, Navarine Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 5708


(Roebuck Series, no 45.) 4to. 603pp, 65 illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0958656134 View more info

Image for Pride of the Port : the watermen of Hobart Town.

Pride of the Port : the watermen of Hobart Town.

By: BROXAM, Graeme.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Navarine Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 25694


Revised edition. 4to. 108pp, illustrated. Stapled in coloured wrappers. Fine (new). ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0975133144 View more info

Image for Shipwrecks of Tasmania's Wild West Coast.

Shipwrecks of Tasmania's Wild West Coast.

By: BROXAM, Graeme.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Canberra, Navarine Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 11396


(Roebuck Series, no 44.) Small 4to. 472pp, illustrated. Blue morocco-grained cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. WITH: Shipwrecks of Tasmania's Wild West Coast: addenda & errata (first edition), corrected to 30 January 1996 (28pp, stapled in wrappers; covered in contact plastic by a previous owner, otherwise a very good clean copy). Owner's name in both items. View more info

Image for The Life of John Broxup : late convict of Van Diemen’s Land.

The Life of John Broxup : late convict of Van Diemen’s Land.

By: BROXUP, John:

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Sullivan's Cove: 1973

Seller ID: 28684


#94 of 125 numbered copies. Small 8vo. 24pp. Sewn in stiff wrappers. Hand-set and printed at the Nag's Head Press, Christchurch NZ. The spine is a little faded, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. ***First published by the author: Leeds, 1850 (Ferguson 5303). A former soldier, Broxup was convicted of receiving stolen goods in 1829 and sentenced to seven years transportation in Van Diemen's Land. This is a brief account of his time in servitude, including several punishmen... View more info

Image for Tasmanians in the Transvaal War.

Tasmanians in the Transvaal War.

By: BUFTON, John

Price: $485.00

Publisher: Hobart, Etched and printed at "The Examiner" and "Weekly Courier" Offices, Launceston for S.G. Loone: 1905

Seller ID: 4470


First edition. Small 4to. [xvi], 536pp, well illustrated including small photographs of each soldier. Original black cloth (slightly faded, extremities slightly rubbed, a few trifling marks), title blocked in gilt on front board, brown patterned endpapers, all edges sprinkled in red. Slight foxing on the engraved half-title, otherwise this is a very good clean copy of a book often let down by its binding. View more info

Image for Tasmanians in the Transvaal War.

Tasmanians in the Transvaal War.

By: BUFTON, John

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Hobart, Etched and printed at "The Examiner" and "Weekly Courier" Offices, Launceston for S.G. Loone: 1905

Seller ID: 31335


First edition. Small 4to. [xvi], 536pp, well illustrated including small photographs of each soldier. Original purple cloth, gilt title on the upper board; the spine dulled a little, a trifle flecked around the extremities. All edges sprinkled red. Stamp of 'The Proprietors, The Examiner & Weekly Courier' on front paste-down and half-title, and another of 'W.R. Rolph & Sons' [i.e. the proprietors of the aforementioned newspapers] on verso of half-title. A very good clean... View more info

Image for Duck Reach and Launceston's electric light : the story of Australia's first publicly owned hydro-electric power scheme.

Duck Reach and Launceston's electric light : the story of Australia's first publicly owned hydro-electric power scheme.

By: BURGESS, Julian.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Launceston, Christopher (Gus) Green: 2016

Seller ID: 34602


4to. 184pp, well illustrated in b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). View more info

Image for A Picture of Van Diemen's Land. A facsimile of a work published in "The Colonial Magazine" 1840-41.

A Picture of Van Diemen's Land. A facsimile of a work published in "The Colonial Magazine" 1840-41.

By: BURN, David.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1973

Seller ID: 4471


185pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly dulled, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0858530139 View more info

Image for Narrative of the Overland Journey of Sir John and Lady Franklin and party from Hobart Town to Macquarie Harbour 1842.

Narrative of the Overland Journey of Sir John and Lady Franklin and party from Hobart Town to Macquarie Harbour 1842.

By: BURN, David.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Review Publications: 1977

Seller ID: 5831


Edited with an Introduction, notes and commentary by George Mackaness. (Australian Historical Monographs, reprint series.) 70pp, 5 b&w illustrations. Stapled in stiff green wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. Owner's details on title-page. ***First published in six monthly parts in the United Services Journal, June--December 1843 (and some brief extracts also appeared in the Launceston Examiner of 23 June 1928). Burn's original manuscript is in the Mitchell Libr... View more info

The Darwinian. Volume XXXI, December 1952.

By: Burnie State High School:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Burnie State High School: 1952

Seller ID: 23903


32pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff wrappers. A couple of slight marks on the covers: a very good copy. ***The annual school magazine for 1952. View more info

The Darwinian. Volume XXXVI, December 1957.

By: Burnie State High School:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Burnie State High School: 1957

Seller ID: 24943


32pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff wrappers. A couple of slight marks on the covers: a very good copy. ***The annual school magazine for 1957. View more info

Image for Geological Survey Explanatory Report. DEVONPORT. (One Mile Geological Map Series K'55-6-29)

Geological Survey Explanatory Report. DEVONPORT. (One Mile Geological Map Series K'55-6-29)

By: BURNS, K.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Mines, Tasmania: 1964

Seller ID: 22533


270pp, 16 black & white photographic plates, 85 figures (maps/sections) including 6 folding maps in rear pocket, tables. Side stapled in soft covers (some areas of sunning, stamp on front cover) Very good. View more info

Image for Van Diemen's Land Correspondents : letters from R.C. Gunn, R.W. Lawrence, Jorgen Jorgenson, Sir John Franklin and others to Sir William J. Hooker, 1827-1849.

Van Diemen's Land Correspondents : letters from R.C. Gunn, R.W. Lawrence, Jorgen Jorgenson, Sir John Franklin and others to Sir William J. Hooker, 1827-1849.

By: BURNS, T.E. & J.R. Skemp.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Launceston, Queen Victoria Museum: 1961

Seller ID: 4476


Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston. New series, no 14. 1200 copies. Large 8vo. 148pp, folding map. Original red decorated cloth. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Flotsam and Jetsam : floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

Flotsam and Jetsam : floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

By: BUTTON, Henry.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press for The Examiner: 1993

Seller ID: 6053


Facsimile reprint; 100 copies thus. 471pp, plus [27]pp (new extended index), frontis, 36 illustrations. Case-bound in blue cloth, gold-blocked titles on the spine and upper board. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457558 ***Much on early Launceston and environs. Button was editor of The Examiner, and mayor of the city. View more info

Image for Flotsam and Jetsam: floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania.  An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

Flotsam and Jetsam: floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

By: BUTTON, Henry.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, The Examiner: 1993

Seller ID: 24870


Facsimile reprint. 480pp, frontis, 36 illustrations, new extended index. Soft covers; slight crease near spine on front corner. A good to very good clean copy. ***Much on early Launceston and environs. Button was editor of The Examiner, and Mayor of the city. View more info

Image for Levee, Line and Martial Law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832.

Levee, Line and Martial Law : a history of the dispossession of the Mairremmener people of Van Diemen's Land 1803-1832.

By: CALDER, Graeme.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Launceston, Fullers Bookshop: 2009

Seller ID: 27817


(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania, 2.) Large 8vo. 321pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0646530852 ***The story of the 'fast-moving and terrible fate' that befell the people better known as the Oyster Bay and Big River tribes. View more info

Image for Rambles on Betsey's Island, Tasman's Peninsula, and Forestier's Peninsula in February 1848.

Rambles on Betsey's Island, Tasman's Peninsula, and Forestier's Peninsula in February 1848.

By: CALDER, James.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1985

Seller ID: 8027


175 numbered copies. Small 8vo. 52pp. Hand-set and printed at the Nag's Head Press. Brown cloth, title label on the upper board, with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***From Calder’s surveying days, first published in the Tasmanian Tribune in 1876 (and not since). View more info

Image for Brady, McCabe... and their associates. Bushrangers in Van Diemen's Land 1824-27.

Brady, McCabe... and their associates. Bushrangers in Van Diemen's Land 1824-27.

By: CALDER, James.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1979

Seller ID: 23359


From James Calder's text of 1873 together with newly discovered manuscripts, edited by Eustace Fitzsymonds. #260 of 750 numbered copies, initialled by the publisher. Folio, 192pp, 4 plates from sketches by Thomas Bock. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (slight damp mark on the inside, only, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for In Old Days and These, and other stories.

In Old Days and These, and other stories.

By: Captain, The [T.G. Ford]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Monotone Art Printers: 1930

Seller ID: 27458


First edition. 160pp, illustrated, advertisements. This copy does not have the folding map, but evidently was issued without it (we have seen many others thus). Staple-bound with soft covers, as issued, slight chipping at head and tail of spine and slight rubbing of the edges, a small faint owner's name-stamp on the front. A a good clean copy. ***An owner has helpfully corrected the mileage tables in the Plume adverts on the inside of both wrappers. View more info

Image for The Last Log of our old 'Captain' : 80 years, 1856-1936.

The Last Log of our old 'Captain' : 80 years, 1856-1936.

By: Captain, The [T.G. Ford].

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed by N.H. Propsting: [1936].

Seller ID: 25553


74pp. Staple-bound with the pictorial soft covers drawn on, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Martin Cas : the Bushranger of Van Diemen's Land in 1843-4.  A personal narrative of his exploits in the bush and his experiences at Port Arthur and Norfolk Island.

Martin Cas : the Bushranger of Van Diemen's Land in 1843-4. A personal narrative of his exploits in the bush and his experiences at Port Arthur and Norfolk Island.

By: CASH, Martin.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1981

Seller ID: 17488


53rd thousand, with illustrations. 12th impression (first published 1870). Small 8vo. 174pp. oft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Lawless Harvests, or God Save the Judges. Van Diemen's Land 1803-55 : a legal history.

Lawless Harvests, or God Save the Judges. Van Diemen's Land 1803-55 : a legal history.

By: CASTLES, Alex C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 22555


240pp, b&w illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1740971426 View more info

Handbook for Tasmania.

By: Cerutty, Leonard (editor).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, ANZAAS: 1949

Seller ID: 25212


Prepared for the members of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science on the occasion of its Meeting held in Hobart, January 1949. Soft covers (spine sunned). A nice clean copy: good to very good. ***Includes papers by leading Tasmanian scholars - including S.W. Carey, N.J.B. Plomley, Winifred Curtis, W.H. Hudspeth, A.W. Knight, K.M. Dallas - on geography, geology and mining, zoology, vegetation, history, fisheries, hydro-electric power,... View more info

A Tasmanian Idyl: poems.

By: CHANCELLOR, A.Ernest.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, W.A. Hamer: 1923

Seller ID: 27354


94pp (last 2 adverts). Cloth-backed decorated wrappers (spine sunned and slightly browned at head and foot margins. Very clean inside, and inscribed by the author. Very good. View more info

Image for World's End Was Home.

World's End Was Home.

By: CHAUNCY, Nan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Oxford: 1958

Seller ID: 4499


Illustrated by Shirley Hughes. First issue in Oxford Children's Library. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Lighthouse Keeper's Son.

The Lighthouse Keeper's Son.

By: CHAUNCY, Nan.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 6007


Illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus. First edition. 154pp, text illustrations. Red cloth with dustwrapper. The front endpaper has a 35x100mm piece of plain tape (no inscription, does not appear to be obscuring one either) in the centre of the page. Otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Before They Built the Bridge : an anecdotal history.

Before They Built the Bridge : an anecdotal history.

By: CHRISTENSEN, E.M. and M.C. Jones.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lindisfarne, Tas, Authors: 1997

Seller ID: 11536


198pp, b&w photographs, line illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646319450 ***Lindisfarne, on the eastern shore of the Derwent near Hobart. View more info

Image for Pedder Dreaming : Olegas Truchanas and a lost Tasmanian wilderness.

Pedder Dreaming : Olegas Truchanas and a lost Tasmanian wilderness.

By: CICA, Natasha

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brisbane, UQP: 2012

Seller ID: 29395


First impression. Small square 4to. 246pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0702236721 View more info

Image for kunyani / The Mountain.

kunyani / The Mountain.

By: CLEMENS, Mark.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Peregrine Press: 2014

Seller ID: 33203


Square small 4to. 110pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0646917412 *** A 'visual evocation and intimate photographic study' of Hobart's Mount Wellington. View more info

A Vision For Design : thirty years of transforming perceptions and practice in Tasmania.

By: CLEVELAND, Gary.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canberra, Karuda Press: 2006

Seller ID: 22252


Historical Survey of Northern Tasmania 9. 150pp, black & white photographs and illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine [new]. ISBN 0977598306 View more info

Historic Stanley.

By: CLOSE, Marguerite.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanley (Tas), Author: 1996

Seller ID: 34295


Reprint. Oblong 8vo. 68pp, b&w sketch illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Signed by the artist. ISBN 0959851933 *** Cover adds: 'Written and illustrated by Tasmanian artist...'. View more info

Image for Port Cygnet English Convicts.

Port Cygnet English Convicts.

By: COAD, David.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kingston (Tas), Author: 2017

Seller ID: 35040


4to. 264pp, illustrated with black & white photographs, index. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0980692377 *** 86 mainly English convicts (includes a few Irish and Scots who married an English convict) who settled in the Port Cygnet district of southern Tasmania from the 1840s. View more info

Image for The Heart of James McAuley : life and work of the Australian poet.

The Heart of James McAuley : life and work of the Australian poet.

By: COLEMAN, Peter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Syd., Wildcat Press: 1980

Seller ID: 4844


132pp, illustrated, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (part faded). Very good. View more info

THE TASMANIAN AREA SCHOOL.

By: Compiled by officers of the Education Department of Tasmania.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, Govt. Printer: 1942

Seller ID: 4595


66pp. plus illus., orig. papered boards, very good. ***Enthusiastic (official) account of an educational innovation in which Tasmania led the nation. View more info

PROCEEDINGS... at the Meetings of the General Council held in Launceston, March, 1879, [with] Constitution of the Union, and Rules of Allied Societies.

By: CONGREGATIONAL UNION and Mission of Tasmania.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, Printed at the "Launceston Examiner" Office: 1879

Seller ID: 4517


36pp., blue wrappers. Very good. View more info

Image for Further Correspondence on the subject of Convict Discipline and Transportation, February & August 1855 and March & August 1857 [four parts in three].

Further Correspondence on the subject of Convict Discipline and Transportation, February & August 1855 and March & August 1857 [four parts in three].

By: Convict Discipline and Transportation: GREAT BRITAIN - Parliament - New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land.

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Printed by W. Clowes and Sons, for Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1855& 1857

Seller ID: 34435


Four papers in three volumes, foolscap folio, uniformly bound in half brown calf and cloth sides, spine title labels; ink stamp of the Law Society of the United Kingdom on the title page and final blank page of the second volume. The PAPERS are thus: [1] In continuation of Papers presented May 1854. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty February 1855 (xii, 222pp). [2] In continuation of Papers presented February 1855. Presented to both Houses o... View more info

Image for Railroading in Tasmania 1868-1961.

Railroading in Tasmania 1868-1961.

By: COOLEY, Thomas C.T.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1961

Seller ID: 15511


First edition. xvi, 158pp, full-page map, 202 black & white plates at rear. Red cloth, title lettered on upper board (no dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. ***The dustwrapper (not here present) has the dates in title as 1830-1962. There is an early reference to the Port Arthur convict-powered railway, and the first railway proper (Launceston & Western) was proposed in 1855 and opened in 1871, so... View more info

Image for Railroading in Tasmania 1868-1961.

Railroading in Tasmania 1868-1961.

By: COOLEY, Thomas C.T.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1961

Seller ID: 6894


First edition. 158pp, full-page map, 202 plates at rear. Red cloth with dustwrapper (chipped around the edges with piece lacking from head of spine, repaired and now in protective sleeve). The book is in very good clean condition, the wrapper not so good. Short inscription on front endpaper. ***The dustwrapper has the dates in title as 1830-1962. There is an early reference to the Port Arthur convict-powered railway, and the first railway proper (Launceston & Western) wa... View more info

Railroading in Tasmania 1868-1961.

By: COOLEY, Thomas C.T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1961

Seller ID: 6014


First (only) edition. 158pp, full-page map, 202 plates at rear. Red cloth with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy, with the often-torn wrapper in excellent condition (and now in a protective sleeve). ***The dustwrapper has the dates in title as 1830-1962. There is an early reference to the Port Arthur convict-powered railway, and the first railway proper (Launceston & Western) was initially proposed in 1855, so... View more info

Tasmanian Marsupials and Monotremes.

By: COOMBE, Elizabeth.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Port Press: 1986

Seller ID: 21081


Inscribed by the author and illustrator on the verso of the first leaf. Illustrations by Anthony Burrows. 54pp, black & white illustrations, location maps. Soft covers (spine and adjoining narrow strip on back discoloured). Very good. ISBN 0958898405 View more info

Image for Trolley Buses of Tasmania.

Trolley Buses of Tasmania.

By: COOPER, Ian G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Electric Traction Association: 1979

Seller ID: 11221


4to. 88pp, illustrated. Stapled in wrappers (slight discolouration). Owner's name. A very good clean copy. View more info