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Image for The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 2. Angiospermae: Lythracae to Epacridaceae.

The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 2. Angiospermae: Lythracae to Epacridaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1963

Seller ID: 18622


Pp 225-475, line illustrations. Cloth-backed heavy card boards, cut flush. A very good+ clean copy. View more info

Image for The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 1 (Second edition). Gymnospermae. Angiospermae: Ranunculacae to Myrtaceae.

The Student's Flora of Tasmania. Part 1 (Second edition). Gymnospermae. Angiospermae: Ranunculacae to Myrtaceae.

By: CURTIS, Winifred M. (revised by Winifred M. Curtis & Dennis I. Morris).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1975

Seller ID: 18621


240pp, line illustrations. Cloth-backed heavy card boards, cut flush. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for In the Wake of Bass and Flinders, 200 years on. The story of the re-enactment voyages 200 years on in the whaleboat Elizabeth and the replica sloop Norfolk to celebrate the bicentenary of the voyages of George Bass and Matthew Flinders.

In the Wake of Bass and Flinders, 200 years on. The story of the re-enactment voyages 200 years on in the whaleboat Elizabeth and the replica sloop Norfolk to celebrate the bicentenary of the voyages of George Bass and Matthew Flinders.

By: CUTHBERTSON, Bern.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2001

Seller ID: 12082


318pp, b&w photographs, ship plan and folding chart at rear. Laminated soft covers. A very good clean copy, inscribed by the author. View more info

Image for Around Tasmania in a Whaleboat 1986: in the wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816.

Around Tasmania in a Whaleboat 1986: in the wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816.

By: CUTHBERTSON, Bern.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1986

Seller ID: 31932


80pp, b&w photographs, map. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Inscribed by the author. ISBN 0731687779 View more info

Image for In the Wake of Bass and Flinders, 200 years on. The story of the re-enactment voyages 200 years on in the whaleboat Elizabeth and the replica sloop Norfolk to celebrate the bicentenary of the voyages of George Bass and Matthew Flinders.

In the Wake of Bass and Flinders, 200 years on. The story of the re-enactment voyages 200 years on in the whaleboat Elizabeth and the replica sloop Norfolk to celebrate the bicentenary of the voyages of George Bass and Matthew Flinders.

By: CUTHBERTSON, Bern.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2001

Seller ID: 32901


318pp, b&w photographs, ship plan and folding chart at rear. Laminated soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Cyclopedia of Tasmania (illustrated) : an historical and commercial review.  Descriptive and biographical, facts, figures, and illustrations.  An Epitome of Progress: business men and commercial interests.

The Cyclopedia of Tasmania (illustrated) : an historical and commercial review. Descriptive and biographical, facts, figures, and illustrations. An Epitome of Progress: business men and commercial interests.

By: Cyclopedia:

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Launceston, Prestige Bookbinders: 1988

Seller ID: 4549


Facsimile edition. #181 of 500 numbered copies. First published in Hobart by Maitland & Krone, 1900. Two volumes. 629 & 427pp, well illustrated. Bound in blue half-leather and cloth, gilt decorations (in imitation of the original), with matching slipcase. A fine clean set. View more info

Image for Dispatched to the Derwent.

Dispatched to the Derwent.

By: DALE, Malcolm.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: n.p., Oracle Press: 2003

Seller ID: 18789


198pp. Laminated soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***A novel, based on family history - the story of William Mansfield, transported to Van Diemen's Land. View more info

Image for Henry Hellyer's Suicide : summary of a psychological autopsy.

Henry Hellyer's Suicide : summary of a psychological autopsy.

By: DANIEL, Gwyneth.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wynyard, Tas., Willow Books: 2010

Seller ID: 28907


52pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1901375234 ***Summarises the author's Utmost Extrication: why Henry Hellyer shot himself (2010) - a 'psychological autopsy'. The surveyor Henry Hellyer explored and mapped most of the north-west corner of Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) in the late 1820s. In September 1832 he committed suicide. View more info

Image for William Buelow Gould : convict artist of Van Diemen's Land.

William Buelow Gould : convict artist of Van Diemen's Land.

By: DARBY, Garry.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Sydney, Copperfield: 1980

Seller ID: 35917


#143 of 275 numbered copies, signed by the author. Folio. 136pp, 34 plates (mostly in colour) & other illustrations in b&w. Full dark green leather, spine gilt. Lacks the slipcase. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0959632956 View more info

Image for William Buelow Gould : convict artist of Van Diemen's Land.

William Buelow Gould : convict artist of Van Diemen's Land.

By: DARBY, Garry.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sydney, Copperfield: 1980

Seller ID: 4555


4to. 136pp, 34 plates (mostly in colour) & other illustrations in b&w. Faux leather with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959632964 ***He of the fish. View more info

Image for Journals of Expeditions in Van Diemen's Land.

Journals of Expeditions in Van Diemen's Land.

By: DARKE, John Charles.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1985

Seller ID: 16533


#40 of 175 copies. 12mo. 46pp. Full green cloth with paper title label on upper board, opaque dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for The Sarah Island Conspiracies.

The Sarah Island Conspiracies.

By: DAVEY, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Strahan, Round Earth Company:

Seller ID: 28789


Small square 4to. 182pp, illustrated. Soft covers, extremities a trifle rubbed. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0975005103 View more info

Image for Mapping Van Diemen's Land and the great beyond.

Mapping Van Diemen's Land and the great beyond.

By: DAVIES, Lynn; Margaret Davies & Warren Boyles (eds).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 2018

Seller ID: 35931


Oblong 4to. 138pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Pictorial papered boards. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0648141330 View more info

Image for The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

By: DAVIES, Margaret & Anita Hansen (eds).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 2014

Seller ID: 33091


1000 numbered copies, signed by the editors. Square 4to. iv, 234pp, profusely illustrated in colour. Pictorial papered boards. Fine [new]. ISBN 0992516218 **The Rare Book collection of the Royal Society of Tasmania, which contains many significant and beautifully illustrated works of fewnatural history. This study looks at 'both the science behind the magnificent volumes... [and] the artists who created the beautiful images'. View more info

Image for The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

By: DAVIES, Margaret & Anita Hansen (eds).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 2014

Seller ID: 33092


Square 4to. iv, 234pp, profusely illustrated in colour. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ISBN 099251620X **The Rare Book collection of the Royal Society of Tasmania, which contains many significant and beautifully illustrated works of natural history. This study looks at 'both the science behind the magnificent volumes... [and] the artists who created the beautiful images'. View more info

State Aid and Tasmanian Politics, 1868-1920.

By: DAVIS, Richard P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania: 1969

Seller ID: 17948


4to. 135pp, b&w frontis portraits. Side stapled in soft covers with cloth back strip (chipped at the foot). Small tape mark at head of title-page, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

Image for Eighty Years' Labor : the ALP in Tasmania, 1903-1983.

Eighty Years' Labor : the ALP in Tasmania, 1903-1983.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Hobart, Sassafras Books and the History Dept., University of Tasmania: 1983

Seller ID: 4558


164pp, sketch illustrations (caricatures mostly). Stapled in stiff wrappers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0859012212 ***The first full history of the Australian Labor Party in Tasmania. View more info

Image for William Smith O'Brien. Ireland - 1848 - Tasmania.

William Smith O'Brien. Ireland - 1848 - Tasmania.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dublin, Geography Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 23092


72pp, illus, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Revolutionary Imperialist : William Smith O'Brien, 1803-1864.

Revolutionary Imperialist : William Smith O'Brien, 1803-1864.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Crossing Press: 1998

Seller ID: 5441


8vo. 392pp, 8 plates; errata slip tipped to verso of title. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0958671346 ***The first biography of the aristocratic Irish Protestant landlord who tirelessly campaigned for Catholic emancipation and Repeal, and was sentenced to death for high treason (commuted to transportation to Van Diemen's Land) for his part in an armed uprising in 1848. View more info

Image for Open to Talent : the centenary history of the University of Tasmania, 1890-1990.

Open to Talent : the centenary history of the University of Tasmania, 1890-1990.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania: 1990

Seller ID: 4560


256pp, black & white photographs. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine little dulled). Inscription on front endpaper. A good clean copy. ISBN 0908528183 View more info

Image for Irish Traces on Tasmanian History 1803-2004.

Irish Traces on Tasmanian History 1803-2004.

By: DAVIS, Richard.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hobart, Sassafras Books: 2005

Seller ID: 21524


226pp. Soft covers; slight reading creases to spine, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for James Meehan : a most excellent surveyor.

James Meehan : a most excellent surveyor.

By: DAWSON, Tony.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Crossing Press: 2004

Seller ID: 35972


148pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0957829167 View more info

Image for The History of Mount Wellington : a Tasmanian sketchbook.

The History of Mount Wellington : a Tasmanian sketchbook.

By: De QUINCEY, Elizabeth.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1987

Seller ID: 36265


Oblong 4to. 132pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (rubbed at the edges and corners, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info

Over the Fence : Tasmanian bush yarns.

By: DEAN, Geoff.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dover, Tas, Esperance Press: 1998

Seller ID: 28317


182pp. Soft covers (trifling wear). Owner's name. Good to very good. Inscribed by the author. ISBN 1876342021 ***Short stories by the award-winning Tasmanian author. View more info

Image for The Irrepressible Mr Dooley : the story of J.M. Dooley in Tasmania 1855-1891. Tasmanian government surveyor for Devon and explorer, and the 'Old Member' of Parliament for East Devon (Latrobe, East and West Devonport, and Kentish).

The Irrepressible Mr Dooley : the story of J.M. Dooley in Tasmania 1855-1891. Tasmanian government surveyor for Devon and explorer, and the 'Old Member' of Parliament for East Devon (Latrobe, East and West Devonport, and Kentish).

By: DENHOLM, Bernard.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: nd

Seller ID: 15478


#155 of 500 copies, signed by the author. Large 8vo. 212pp, b&w photographs and illustrations, maps. Soft covers. A very nice copy of a book that is often, if not usually, found with a cracked binding. ***Cover adds as sub-title: 'The 'Boanerges' of Tasmania's North-West Coast.' View more info

Image for Dr Edward Swarbreck Hall : coloinial medical scientist & moral activist. Includes the text of his 1833 shipboard diary.

Dr Edward Swarbreck Hall : coloinial medical scientist & moral activist. Includes the text of his 1833 shipboard diary.

By: DENHOLM, Carey & Stefan Petrow.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 35928


8vo. xvi, 232pp, illustrated. Soft covers. The final few leaves have a tiny bump at the lower corner, otherwise a very good+ clean (unused) copy. ISBN 1925333639 ***Dr Hall made significant contributions to public health in Tasmania, Hobart in particular, where the his name is remembered in the city's annual environmental award. View more info

Image for Varieties of Vice-Regal Life.

Varieties of Vice-Regal Life.

By: DENISON, Sir William

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co: 1870

Seller ID: 28954


Two volumes. First edition. [I] xvi, 514, [2] (publisher's advert, verso blank) pp, folding coloured map of Tasmania. [II] viii, 446pp, [2] (publ adverts) pp folding map of Southern India (Madras Presidency). Original maroon cloth, decorated in blind; the extremities rubbed. Vol I: some light marks on the upper board and its top corner is bumped; tiny clean tear in fore-edges of the front free endpaper and half-title. Vol II: 40mm split in the cloth near to the foot of the lower front joint. The volumes now with mylar wrappers. One signature towards the middle of each volume is a little lo... View more info

Image for Varieties of Vice-Regal Life (Van Diemen's Land section).

Varieties of Vice-Regal Life (Van Diemen's Land section).

By: DENISON, Sir William & Lady. Edited by Richard Davis & Stefan Petrow.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 2004

Seller ID: 18700


4to. 298pp, illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1862951675 ***Denison was Lt-Governor of VDL 1847-55. An opinionated military engineer, he argued for the continuation of transportation and resisted the establishment of self-government. His two-volume account of his colonial service (largely composed of letters, as often as not written by his wife) was published in 1869, and contained 'much valuable information…presented in an unusual and lively manner'. This volume reproduces the Tasmanian section, with the addition of scholarly notes and commentaries. Only 250 copies we... View more info

Image for Here's Cheers : a pictorial history of hotels, taverns and inns of Hobart.

Here's Cheers : a pictorial history of hotels, taverns and inns of Hobart.

By: DENNISON, C.J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Hobart City Council: 2008

Seller ID: 24574


Oblong 4to. 266pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0980513901 ***Grouped by city street, plus the waterfront and Sandy Bay, with location maps. Each establishment is illustrated with an old photograph or contemporary print/sketch and a small picture of the building or site today, and brief historical information. View more info

Image for Devonport 1890.

Devonport 1890.

By: Devonport:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Devon Historical Society: [1990?]

Seller ID: 9554


56pp, profusely illustrated with sepia photographs, folding panorama at rear. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Devonport : a pictorial past.

Devonport : a pictorial past.

By: Devonport:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Devon Historical Society: 1990

Seller ID: 9553


Small 4to. 144 sepia photographs. Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers (a trifle soiled). A good clean copy. View more info

Garden Peace and Christmas Tales.

By: DICK, C. I. [Charlotte Isabel]

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Monotone Art Printers: 1927

Seller ID: 17603


Tall 8vo. 70pp. Yapp-style soft covers (faded, the edges slightly creased). Small round stain near lower corner of front cover, evident also on first (blank) leaf, some spotting early and late and one the edges, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. ***A collection of short prose pieces and some poetry, privately issued (see Morris Miller/Macartney, p151). View more info

Image for Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

By: DIXON, James.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 36010


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions no 7.) First published Edinburgh, 1822 (Ferguson 858). #19 of 25 copies thus, from a total print-run of 200. Deluxe issue in full black kangaroo, gilt and blind decorations, raised bands, marbled endpapers; with the original glassine dustwrapper. Small 8vo. [32], 148, 4 (adverts), [6]pp. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

By: DIXON, James.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 35300


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions no 7.) First published Edinburgh, 1822 (Ferguson 858.) #7 of 25 copies thus, from a total print-run of 200. Deluxe issue in full black kangaroo, gilt and blind decorations, raised bands, marbled endpapers. Small 8vo. [32], 148, 4 (adverts), [6]pp. There are a few slight indentations in the leather on the upper board, otherwise a very good to fine clean copy. A short handwritten note from the publisher, Peter Benson Walker, to the purchaser is loosely inserted. View more info

Image for Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

By: DIXON, James.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 5327


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions no 7.) First published Edinburgh, 1822 (Ferguson 858). #70 of 200 numbered copies (175 thus). Small 8vo. [32], 148, 4 (adverts), [6]pp. Half black kangaroo and marbled boards. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Simply Peter Dombrovskis.

Simply Peter Dombrovskis.

By: Dombrovskis, Peter (photographs by).

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Hobart, West Wind Press: 2006

Seller ID: 36202


Essay by Gael Newton, Preface by Patricia Sabine, 'Knowing and Being' by Jamie Kirkpatrick. First (only) edition. Large 4to. 96pp, 59 full-page colour plates, coloured half-title, portrait. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0958683352 View more info

Image for Wild Rivers :  Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

Wild Rivers : Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

By: DOMBROVSKIS, Peter (photographs by). Text by Bob Brown. Ecological notes by Jamie Kirkpatrick.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Peter Dombrovskis: 1983

Seller ID: 5446


Second edition [impression]. Large 4to.128pp, 64 colour photographic illustrations (several double-page), text illustrations, map. Canvas cloth with dustwrapper. One small and faint ink stamp of an aged care organisation on title page, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0959753044 ***The late doyen of Tasmanian wilderness photographers. View more info

Image for Wild Rivers : Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

Wild Rivers : Franklin - Denison - Gordon.

By: DOMBROVSKIS, Peter (photographs by). Text by Bob Brown. Ecological notes by Jamie Kirkpatrick.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Peter Dombrovskis: 1983

Seller ID: 19885


First edition. Large 4to. 128pp, 64 colour photographic illustrations (several double-page), text illustrations, map. Canvas cloth with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned). Signed by Bob Brown on the title, and an owner's name (faintly) on the front endpaper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959753036 ***The late doyen of Tasmanian wilderness photographers. View more info

Image for The Quiet Land.

The Quiet Land.

By: DOMBROVSKIS, Peter (photographs) & Ellen Miller (text).

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Peter Dombrovskis: 1978

Seller ID: 5587


Soft cover reprint. 4to. 112pp, 47 colour photographs. A very good clean copy. ISBN 095975301X ***Dombrovskis's first book, includes a few shots of historic buildings but mostly images of the Tasmanian wilderness. View more info

Image for Dombrovskis : a photographic collection.

Dombrovskis : a photographic collection.

By: Dombrovskis, Peter.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Hobart, West Wind Press: 1998

Seller ID: 36171


Essay by Bob Brown. A Personal and Natural History by Jamie Kirkpatrick. First (only) edition: the slipcased issue. Large 4to. 196pp, 150 colour plates. Black cloth with photographic portrait laid into front cover, with matching black cloth-covered slipcase, lettered in red and with a smaller inlaid portrait. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0958683328 ***4000 (unnumbered) copies thus, but the book went out-of-print immediately on publication and is now very hard to find. View more info

Image for Building on Firm Foundations. The Cooper family in Tasmania: stonemasons, builders and architects.

Building on Firm Foundations. The Cooper family in Tasmania: stonemasons, builders and architects.

By: DOOLEY, Lorraine.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2014

Seller ID: 32774


xii, 243pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers with french flaps. Fine (new). Signed by the author. ISBN 0992482100 *** The story of five generations of the Cooper family in Tasmania - and in the building trades - since 1855, with an emphasis on its considerable contribution to the built heritage of Hobart. View more info

Image for A Story of a Pioneering Family in Van Diemen's Land.

A Story of a Pioneering Family in Van Diemen's Land.

By: DOUGHARTY, Kate Hamilton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Launceston, Author?: 1953

Seller ID: 10255


Preface by Karl von Stieglitz. 96pp. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. Owner's small name stamp inside front wrapper. ***A fictionalised account of the author's forebears - the Grey and Innes families - in early VDL. View more info

Image for A Century of Tasmanian Methodism 1820-1920.

A Century of Tasmanian Methodism 1820-1920.

By: DUGAN, C.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Methodist Assembly: 1920

Seller ID: 5727


Small 8vo. 110pp, 5 plates. Stapled with wrappers drawn on, as issued. The pages are rather yellowed but a good to very good clean copy. View more info

Making Their Own Way: the Dunbabins on Maria Island 1869-1876.

By: DUNBABIN, Tom.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dunalley (Tas), Bangor Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 28502


Large 8vo. 144pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0646542311 ***The story of two brothers establishing a farm on Maria Island, off Tasmania's east coast, based mostly on surviving letters. View more info

Image for The Fabric of Launceston : a collaborative community history.

The Fabric of Launceston : a collaborative community history.

By: DUNNING, Tom; Barbara Valentine & Paul Richards (eds)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, LGH Historical Committee: 2016

Seller ID: 34789


First printing of 300 copies. Small 4to. 306pp, a few illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994538669 ***Over 50 authors have contributed short essays on the aboriginal, convict, colonial, social, transport, business, religious, institutional, cultural, sporting etc etc history of Tasmania's 'northern capital'. View more info

Image for Colonial Servitude : indentured and assigned servants of the Van Diemen's Land Company, 1825-41.

Colonial Servitude : indentured and assigned servants of the Van Diemen's Land Company, 1825-41.

By: DUXBURY, Jennifer.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Monash University: 1989

Seller ID: 5145


(Monash Publications in History: 4.) 66pp. Stapled in stiff titled wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Discovery of Tasmania: journal extracts from the expeditions of Abel Janszoon Tasman and Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne.

The Discovery of Tasmania: journal extracts from the expeditions of Abel Janszoon Tasman and Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne.

By: DUYKER, Edward (ed).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, St David's Park Publ.: [1992]

Seller ID: 4584


Translated by Edward, Herman & Maryse Duyker. 108pp, case-bound in pictorial cloth. A very good clean copy. ***Translations, original texts and biographical notes from the first two European expeditions to sight VDL. Extracts from Tasman, Arnoldus Montanus (citing Henrik Haelbos), Crozet, Le Jar du Clesmeur, Le Dez, Roux and Chevillard de Montesson. View more info

Image for Town Allotment purchase document, to Joseph Speed, for an acre and 14 perches in Kempton ... on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa streets.

Town Allotment purchase document, to Joseph Speed, for an acre and 14 perches in Kempton ... on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa streets.

By: EARDLEY WILMOT, Sir Eardley (signed by). Joseph Speed.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: 1846

Seller ID: 35575


Town Allotment purchase document on vellum (390x600mm), folded, with diagram of the block of land, and seal. To JOSEPH SPEED, for a block of one acre and 14 perches in Kempton, on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa Streets, adjoining land belonging to George Otter (to the NE) and John Olive (to the SE). Annual quit rent £1.5s. Signed by the Lt. Governor, Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot and by J.E. Bicheno, Colonial Secretary, dated 2 October 1846 (Vic 10). A filing notation on the verso records that the purchase was registered with the Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land on 13 October 1846... View more info

Image for Reverend George Eastman: the convicts' good parson, Van Diemen's Land 1844-1870.

Reverend George Eastman: the convicts' good parson, Van Diemen's Land 1844-1870.

By: EASTMAN, Terence George & Pamela Tyson.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Victoria (BC, Canada) & Hobart (Tasmania), Tasmania Convict Free Press: 2019

Seller ID: 36266


Oblong 4to. 124pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. ***Signed by the authors, and with a small sticker on the front cover reading 'autographed edition' [i.e. issue]. ISBN 1771367172 View more info

Defying the Odds : the history of the Burnie Agricultural & Pastoral Society.

By: EBDON, Annette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burnie, The Society: 1987

Seller ID: 5433


92pp, illus. Soft covers. Very good. View more info