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Image for Convict Lives at the Ross Female Factory.

Convict Lives at the Ross Female Factory.

By: Female Factory Research Group: edited by Lucy Frost.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Convict Women's Press: 2011

Seller ID: 29677


238pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0987144308 ***Background articles on the Ross Female Factory (1848-54), and biographies of inmates. View more info

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Mrs Fenton's Tasmanian Journal 1829-1830.

By: FENTON, Elizabeth.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1986

Seller ID: 4607


#58 of 155 copies, numbered and initialled by the publisher. Crown 8vo. 88pp, full cloth with paper title-label and dustwrapper (slightly rubbed along top edge, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Journal of Mrs Fenton : a narrative of her life in India, the Isle of France (Mauritius), and Tasmania during the years 1826-1830.

The Journal of Mrs Fenton : a narrative of her life in India, the Isle of France (Mauritius), and Tasmania during the years 1826-1830.

By: FENTON, Elizabeth:

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1901

Seller ID: 15848


First edition. 396pp, 32pp publishers adverts at rear. Original blue cloth, decorated in blind, gilt spine titles, extremities a trifle rubbed, small scuff to the cloth at foot of spine (now in protective mylar wrapper). 'With the publisher's compliments' ink stamp, faintly, on half-title. A few pages towards the rear have been untidily opened, with the loss of the top corner of one leaf (well away from the text) and a closed tear to the top corner of the next. Otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Life and Work of the Reverend Charles Price of Launceston.  First Independent Minister in Australia.

The Life and Work of the Reverend Charles Price of Launceston. First Independent Minister in Australia.

By: FENTON, James.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Paul Fenton: [1999]

Seller ID: 7510


Facsimile: first published in Melbourne, 1886 (Ferguson 9581). Small 8vo. xiv (including 5pp Introduction to new edition), 144pp, frontis portrait and another. Cloth-textured papered boards, no dustwrapper (as issued), gilt-stamped title; light surface rubbing as usual. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646372920 View more info

Image for Bush Life in Tasmania Fifty Years Ago : an account of pioneer work in Devon.

Bush Life in Tasmania Fifty Years Ago : an account of pioneer work in Devon.

By: FENTON, James.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), C.L. Richmond & Sons: 1964

Seller ID: 21952


Facsimile, first published in 1891 (Ferguson 9582). 204pp, frontis portrait of author, map, 4 illustrations. Case-bound in blue cloth (as issued, without a wrapper). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A Century Afield : a history of the Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club.

A Century Afield : a history of the Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club.

By: FENTON, Janet.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club: 2004

Seller ID: 31223


Large 8vo. 168pp, illustrated. Soft covers (spine a trifle sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0957852916 View more info

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Tasmanians All.

By: FERRALL, R.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Launceston, [Author?]: 1982

Seller ID: 4615


Small 4to. 176pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper (head of spine with short closed tears). A very good clean copy. ***Tasmanian personalities. View more info

Image for Partly Personal : recollections of a one-time Tasmanian journalist.

Partly Personal : recollections of a one-time Tasmanian journalist.

By: FERRALL, R.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1974

Seller ID: 4613


4to. 140pp, illus. Cloth with dustwrapper (extremities a little rubbed, some silverfishing to spine). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Houses & Estates of Old Glamorgan.

Houses & Estates of Old Glamorgan.

By: FERRIS, Maureen Martin; Malcolm Ward & Tilley Brooke.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Swansea (Tas), Glamorgan Spring Bay Historical Society: 2017

Seller ID: 35437


Square 4to. 194pp, well illustrated in colour. Soft covers with French flaps. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0980712742 ***An extensively researched, referenced and richly illustrated book documenting thirty early properties of the former Glamorgan municipality on the east coast of Tasmania. It describes the stories of the pioneers and the land, up to the First World War, and there is a detailed architectural description of each house and many outbuildings, such as mills, barns and workers’ cottages. A technical glossary, supplemented by photographs from the area, is included. View more info

Image for Island Summers : a history of Tasmanian representative cricket.

Island Summers : a history of Tasmanian representative cricket.

By: FINLAY, Ric.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, St David's Park Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 13561


Foreword by David Boon. 232pp, illus. Soft covers (slight creasing to rear). A good to very good clean copy. ISBN 072462273X View more info

Image for Native Orchids of Tasmania.

Native Orchids of Tasmania.

By: FIRTH, M.J.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Author: 1965

Seller ID: 4616


90pp, b&w photographs, line illustrations. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's details. View more info

Image for The Railton - Roland Branch Line : a history of railways in the Municipality of Kentish [Tasmania]. Second edition, including Redwater Creek - Sheffield supplement.

The Railton - Roland Branch Line : a history of railways in the Municipality of Kentish [Tasmania]. Second edition, including Redwater Creek - Sheffield supplement.

By: FISHER, Leonard C. & Barbara Wells.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Redwater Stream & Heritage Society: 2008

Seller ID: 35922


Second edition. iv, 106pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0646489186 View more info

Image for Fereday & O'Connor. Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land. Proceedings for Libel, Slander and Malicious Prosecution, 1831. Reported by Robert Lathrop Murray, with Notes & Dramatis Personæ by E. FitzSymonds.

Fereday & O'Connor. Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land. Proceedings for Libel, Slander and Malicious Prosecution, 1831. Reported by Robert Lathrop Murray, with Notes & Dramatis Personæ by E. FitzSymonds.

By: FitzSymonds, Eustace (ed).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, James Dally: 2004

Seller ID: 21005


55 numbered copies only, initialled by the publisher. 112pp. Bound at the Chasdor Bindery in pea green buckram, in matching slipcase. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Montagu & Stephen, Van Diemen's Land 1836.  Algernon Montagu & Alfred Stephen in Supreme Court proceedings against T.W. Rowlands; with a comment by Robert Lathrop Murray; with Geo. Arthur's despatch.

Montagu & Stephen, Van Diemen's Land 1836. Algernon Montagu & Alfred Stephen in Supreme Court proceedings against T.W. Rowlands; with a comment by Robert Lathrop Murray; with Geo. Arthur's despatch.

By: FitzSymonds, Eustace (ed).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, James Dally: 2007

Seller ID: 23899


99 numbered copies only, initialled by the publisher. Small 4to. 168pp. Printed by Hyde Park Press on 118gsm Teton Text and bound by Chasor Bindery in flame red buckram, with matching slipcase. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0975156950 ***The last (and posthumous) book issued under the imprint of the publisher/antiquarian bookseller James Dally (1931-2005), who also published for many years as Sullivan's Cove. View more info

Image for Gellibrand Days.  R.L. Murray and Alfred Stephen, 1825 & 1826, in the Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land, &c. &c.  &c.

Gellibrand Days. R.L. Murray and Alfred Stephen, 1825 & 1826, in the Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land, &c. &c. &c.

By: FitzSymonds, Eustace (ed).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adelaide, James Dally: 2005

Seller ID: 19781


55 numbered copies only, initialled by the publisher. Small 4to. 144 pages, in Pastoni type with decorative initials, printed on vellum-finish paper and bound in fine English orange cloth with matching slipcase. Fine. ISBN 0975156942 ***The 'joustings' - in print and in correspondence - between the newspaper editor Robert Lathrop Murray and the young Solicitor-General Alfred Stephen, surrounding the latter's resignation and the enquiry into the conduct of Murray's friend, the Attorney-General J.T. Gellibrand. View more info

Image for Mortmain : a collection of choice petitions, memorials and letters of protest and request from the convict colony of Van Diemen's Land; written by divers persons, both eminent and lowly…

Mortmain : a collection of choice petitions, memorials and letters of protest and request from the convict colony of Van Diemen's Land; written by divers persons, both eminent and lowly…

By: FitzSymonds, Eustace (ed).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Sullivan's Cove: 1977

Seller ID: 4891


Collected and transcribed from the originals by Eustace FitzSymonds, with numerous pages of the manuscripts shewn in facsimile. #348 of 500 numbered copies. Folio. 262pp, illustrations (facsimiles of some of the documents). Full cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for A Terrible Beauty : a history of the Gordon River country.

A Terrible Beauty : a history of the Gordon River country.

By: FLANAGAN, Richard.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Greenhouse: 1985

Seller ID: 5330


First edition. 4to. 100pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Slight rubbing to the corners, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0864360010 View more info

Image for Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales.

Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales.

By: FLINDERS, Matthew.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Review Publications: 1979

Seller ID: 19174


With an Introduction by George Mackaness. Australian Historical Monographs, reprint series. 58pp, illustrations, 3 charts (2 folding). Stapled in stiff wrappers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales; intended to accompany the charts of the late discoveries in those countries.

Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales; intended to accompany the charts of the late discoveries in those countries.

By: FLINDERS, Matthew.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia: 1965

Seller ID: 5788


(Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 66.) First published 1801 (Ferguson 329). Large 4to. 36pp. Blue synthetic cloth (without a dustwrapper, as issued). A very good clean copy. The edition was 597 copies according to Peade. ***The three charts were separately published by Arrowsmith in 1800 and 1801. View more info

Image for Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales.

Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales.

By: FLINDERS, Matthew.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Sydney, D.S. Ford, Printers [for the editor]: 1946

Seller ID: 8074


With an Introduction by George Mackaness. (Australian Historical Monographs, No. XIV.) #8 of 90 copies for sale (and a further 10 for presentation), all signed by the editor. 60pp, 7 illustrations, 3 charts (2 folding). As issued, stapled in stiff wrappers (extremities slightly rubbed). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Problem of the Birth of the Kangaroo.

The Problem of the Birth of the Kangaroo.

By: FLYNN, Professor T. Thomson.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Workers' Educational Association of Tasmania: 1928

Seller ID: 14173


(The Searchlight Series, no 1.) 12pp. Stapled in the original grey wrappers. The stapled a little rusted and a little spotting on the centre pages, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Flynn was the Ralston Professor of Biology at the University of Tasmania. His son Errol later achieved a measure of fame as a film actor. View more info

The Rainforest of Tasmania.

By: Forests:

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forestry Commission: 1987

Seller ID: 11742


Produced by an editorial team representing the Working Group for Rainforest Conservation. Large 4to. 128pp, well illustrated in colour. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper (extremities a little rubbed, now in protective sleeve). The first (blank) page with a little foxing, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0724615202 View more info

Captain Haughton Forrest.

By: Forrest, Haughton:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Fine Arts Committee, University of Tasmania: 1976

Seller ID: 15584


Exhibition catalogue. 16pp, illustrated in b&w, including a 5pp biographical note, two caricatures & two photos of the artist. Stapled in coloured wrappers, slightly rubbed, but a good to very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Dillingham Convict Letters.

The Dillingham Convict Letters.

By: FORSTER, Harley W. (ed).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cypress Books/Victorian Historical Association: 1970

Seller ID: 21780


(Cypress Historical Backgrounds no 4.) 27pp. Stapled in stiff wrappers (slight surface rubbing). Very good. *** '...from the Hulks, Woolwich, the transport ship Catherine Stewart Forbes, and from Sandy Bay and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land,1831-9.' View more info

Image for Governor Arthur's Convict System, Van Diemen's Land 1824-36 : a study in colonisation.

Governor Arthur's Convict System, Van Diemen's Land 1824-36 : a study in colonisation.

By: FORSYTH, W.D.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 5445


Reprint (first published 1935). 224pp, b&w frontis portrait. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a trifle spotted, small stain lower spine, now in protective sleeve). Owner's small name label. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Governor Arthur's Convict System, Van Diemen's Land 1824-36 : a study in colonisation.

Governor Arthur's Convict System, Van Diemen's Land 1824-36 : a study in colonisation.

By: FORSYTH, W.D.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 35999


Reprint (first published 1935). 224pp, b&w frontis portrait. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good+ clean copy. View more info

Image for Some Private Correspondence of Sir John and Lady Jane Franklin (Tasmania, 1837-1845).

Some Private Correspondence of Sir John and Lady Jane Franklin (Tasmania, 1837-1845).

By: FRANKLIN, Sir John & Lady Jane.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Review Publications: 1977

Seller ID: 6010


With an Introduction, Notes and Commentary by George Mackaness. (Australian Historical Monographs, Vols XVII-XVIII (new series); a reprint of no XV of original series.) Two parts: 126&108pp, each with 12 illustrations. Stapled in stiff green wrappers. A very good clean set. View more info

Image for Narrative of Some Passages in the History of Van Diemen's Land, during the last three years of Sir John Franklin's administration of its government.

Narrative of Some Passages in the History of Van Diemen's Land, during the last three years of Sir John Franklin's administration of its government.

By: FRANKLIN, Sir John.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Platypus Publ.: 1967

Seller ID: 21951


#570 of 750 copies. Facsimile reprint. 158pp. Canvas cloth, title lettering on upper board. A very good clean copy. ***Sir John's account of his dispute with his former Colonial Secretary, John Montagu. The original was privately issued in a small edition and is very scarce. Each copy bears a presentation inscription 'By Order of Sir John Franklin' on the title page - this facsimile used the copy of R.J. Murchison Esq. View more info

Image for Narrative of Some Passages in the History of Van Diemen's Land, during the last three years of Sir John Franklin's administration of its government.

Narrative of Some Passages in the History of Van Diemen's Land, during the last three years of Sir John Franklin's administration of its government.

By: FRANKLIN, Sir John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Platypus Publications: 1967

Seller ID: 4628


#500 of 750 copies. Facsimile reprint. 158pp. Canvas cloth, title lettering on upper board, a little light flecking. A good clean copy. ***Sir John's account of his dispute with his former Colonial Secretary, John Montagu. The original was privately issued in a small edition and is very scarce. Each copy bears a presentation inscription 'By Order of Sir John Franklin' on the title page - this facsimile used the copy of R.J. Murchison Esq. View more info

Boarding With Friends' : boarding and residential living at The Friends' School, Hobart. 1887-2011.

By: Friends' School:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Friends' School: n.d. [2012?]

Seller ID: 33606


55pp, b&w and coloured photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Convict Lives at the Launceston Female Factory.

Convict Lives at the Launceston Female Factory.

By: Frost, Lucy & Alice Meredith Hodgson : editors, for the Female Factory Research Group:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Convict Women's Press: 2013

Seller ID: 31306


278pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0987144340 ***Short biographies of 30 inmates of the Launceston's Female House of Correction 1834-55. This was the first purpose-built female penal institution in VDL, but overcrowding and maladministration soon reduced its condition to match the squalor of those it was intended to replace. View more info

Image for Emigration to Tasmania, by A Recent Settler. Dedicated to the sober and industrious toilers of the Mother-land, whether in town or country, struggling for a livelihood, without hope of rising in the social scale.

Emigration to Tasmania, by A Recent Settler. Dedicated to the sober and industrious toilers of the Mother-land, whether in town or country, struggling for a livelihood, without hope of rising in the social scale.

By: FURLONG, Charles]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, A.H. Moxon: 1879

Seller ID: 21789


Small 8vo. viii, 124pp. Rebound, not recently, in quarter blue morocco and patterned papered boards, without the original stiff wrappers, spine title in gilt. Heavy offsetting on the free endpapers, small brown mark on the top corners of the last few leaves, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Ferguson 14764; Wilson, Collecting Old Tasmanian Books, pp38-9. The author, retired civil servant Charles George Henry Furlong, emigrated to Tasmania in 1873 and settled in Myrtle Bank in the north-east. He gives a lively account of the voyage and of bush farming, mistakes and all, to serve as a guide f... View more info

Image for Henry Reed : Van Diemen's Land pioneer.

Henry Reed : Van Diemen's Land pioneer.

By: FYSH, Hudson.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1973

Seller ID: 21477


160pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. The half-title has a presentation inscription from a member of the Reed family: 'to show you who really started Victoria & made Tasmania'. ***In addition to his role as a pioneer in both VDL and the Port Phillip district, Reed was instrumental in the formation of the Salvation Army. The author - better known for his role in Australian aviation - is his grandson. View more info

Image for Henry Reed: Van Diemen's Land Pioneer.

Henry Reed: Van Diemen's Land Pioneer.

By: FYSH, Hudson.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1973

Seller ID: 4635


160pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Maroon cloth with dustwrapper. Owner's bookplate on verso of front free endpaper. A very good clean copy. ***In addition to his role as a pioneer of both VDL and the Port Phillip district, Reed was instrumental in the formation of the Salvation Army. The author - better known for his role in Australian aviation - is his grandson. View more info

Image for Tigers Roar : celebrating Cricket Tasmania's 150th anniversary.

Tigers Roar : celebrating Cricket Tasmania's 150th anniversary.

By: GANDY, Michael; Rick Finlay & Rick Smith.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cricket Tasmania: 2015

Seller ID: 35400


4to. 306pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994376111 ***Signed all three authors. View more info

Image for Immense Enjoyment : the illustrated journals and letters of William L. Wells 1884-1888.  The life of an early Quaker family in Tasmania.

Immense Enjoyment : the illustrated journals and letters of William L. Wells 1884-1888. The life of an early Quaker family in Tasmania.

By: GARDAM, Faye (ed.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Devon Historical Society: 1987

Seller ID: 4636


1000 signed and numbered copies (but this one out-of-series and unsigned). Small 4to. 176pp, illustrated. Leather-grained cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959321918 View more info

Image for Peppermint Bay : a history of the Woodbridge area from settlement to the 1967 bushfires.

Peppermint Bay : a history of the Woodbridge area from settlement to the 1967 bushfires.

By: GARDAM, Julie.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Author?: [1997]

Seller ID: 16072


Sesquicentenary edition 1847-1997 (first published 1992?). Small 4to. 66pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff wrappers (slight scuff top front corner where price sticker removed). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A Million Horses : Tasmania's power in the mountains.

A Million Horses : Tasmania's power in the mountains.

By: GARVIE, R.M.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Hydro-Electric Commission: 1962

Seller ID: 35823


Small 4to. 112pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, endpaper maps. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (crudely repaired with small chips along edges, now in protective sleeve). A good clean copy. ***The heroic age of hydro-industrialisation... View more info

Viv and Hilda : meeting the Robeys of Maria Island.

By: GATENBY, Kathy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2011

Seller ID: 29271


Square 8vo. 144pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0987091522 View more info

Image for Recollections of Life in Van Dieman's Land.

Recollections of Life in Van Dieman's Land.

By: GATES, William (one of the Canadian Patriots) : edited by George Mackaness.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, D.S. Ford, Printers [for the editor]: 1961

Seller ID: 15952


Edited, with an Introduction, Notes and Commentary, by George Mackaness. (Australian Historical Monographs, no XL.) 135 copies for sale in Australia (15 more for presentation & 40 for North America), signed by Mackaness. This is numbered 136 (and thus presumably a presentation copy, though not so inscribed). Two parts, numbered 118 & 84 respectively. Large 8vo. 76pp, 6 illustrations & 56pp, 5 illustrations. Stiff yellow overhanging wrappers. A very good clean set. Geoffrey Thomas Stilwell's copy, with his bookplate in each part. ***One of the most interesting accounts of the American citizens ... View more info

Image for The South West Book: a Tasmanian wilderness.

The South West Book: a Tasmanian wilderness.

By: GEE, Helen & Jane Fenton (eds).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Conservation Foundation: 1979

Seller ID: 21408


Reprinted with corrections. 4to. 308pp, well illustrated. Green cloth with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0858020564 View more info

Image for For the Forests : a history of the Tasmanian forest campaigns.

For the Forests : a history of the Tasmanian forest campaigns.

By: GEE, Helen (ed).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Wilderness Society: 2001

Seller ID: 25115


First edition, special issue of 500 copies numbered (this is #130) and signed by the editor. 4to. 378pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Printed on 'totally chlorine free' recycled paper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1875768092 ***Short contributions from many (most?) of the activists involved in the campaigns to preserve Tasmania's native forests. View more info

Image for The Early History of Tasmania. Vol I: The Geographical Era, 1642-1804. Vol II: The Penal Settlement Era, 1804-28.

The Early History of Tasmania. Vol I: The Geographical Era, 1642-1804. Vol II: The Penal Settlement Era, 1804-28.

By: GIBLIN, R.W.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London & Melbourne, Methuen & Melbourne University Press / Oxford University Press: 1928& 1939

Seller ID: 36002


First editions. [I] xiv, 342pp, 12 charts (10 folding), 3 plates. [II] Edited by J.D.A. Collier. xxx, 710pp. Both volumes in the original cloth, without dustwrappers; lettered in blind on the upper boards and gilt on the spines. The first volume has some spotting on the edges and faint offsetting on the endpapers, and an owner's bookplate on the front paste-down. The second volume has a typographic error in its sub-title, giving the date-range as 1804-1818; a publisher's errata strip is tipped over this. The spine of Vol II is a bit faded and has a small nick in the cloth at its head; owner's ... View more info

Tasmanian Literary Landmarks.

By: GIORDANO, Margaret & Don Norman.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Shearwater Press: 1984

Seller ID: 4650


202pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Very good. ***Short biographies of Tasmanian writers, from Henry Savery to James McAuley. View more info

John Glover 1767-1849.

By: Glover, John:

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Woollahra, NSW, Rex Irwin:

Seller ID: 4652


Introduction by John McPhee. Small 4to. 32pp, 16 colour and 4 b&w plates. Soft covers (somewhat faded near spine). Very good. ***Exhibition catalogue, October 1986: Rex Irwin, Art Dealer, in conjunction with Spink & Son and Neville Keating Pictures. The subjects of these works are British/European. View more info

Image for Letters of an Irish Patriot : William Paul Dowling in Tasmania.

Letters of an Irish Patriot : William Paul Dowling in Tasmania.

By: GLOVER, Margaret & Alf MacLochlainn (eds).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 2005

Seller ID: 20515


144pp. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 0909479232 ***Dowling was convicted of sedition in London in 1848, and was transported to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). Although not a leading member of the Young Ireland movement, his intense patriotism motivated him throughout his life. Dowling remained in the colony, establishing himself as an artist and photographer. His letters give a private account of his expectations and disappointments, and his reflections on local and world affairs. View more info

Image for Tasmanians Remember 1900-1969.

Tasmanians Remember 1900-1969.

By: GOC, Nicola.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Gentrx: 1999

Seller ID: 7589


Tall 4to. 208pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy - signed by the author. ***An illustrated oral history : Family Life, School Days, Getting There, Leisure Time, Going to Town, Black Tuesday. View more info

Jews in Van Diemen's Land.

By: GORDON, Max.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Author: 1965

Seller ID: 27758


141pp, 16 b&w plates. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine dulled, extremities a little rubbed). Top edges lightly spotted, owner's details on front free endpaper. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Trampled Wilderness : the history of South-West Tasmania.

Trampled Wilderness : the history of South-West Tasmania.

By: GOWLLAND, Ralph and Kathleen.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Printed by C.L. Richmond (for the Author?): 1975

Seller ID: 4657


First edition. Small 4to. 160pp, black & white illustrations and maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. The cloth is faded along the spine and a previous covering has left small tape stains on the endpapers and blurb flaps, now in a new protective sleeve); otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0959842012 View more info

Image for Trampled Wilderness : the history of South-West Tasmania.

Trampled Wilderness : the history of South-West Tasmania.

By: GOWLLAND, Ralph and Kathleen.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Printed by C.L. Richmond [for the Author]: 1977

Seller ID: 13893


Second edition. Small 4to. 206pp, illustrations & maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Over 50 extra illustrations, and a new chapter on Adamsfield (a slightly abbreviated version of the author's book 'Adamsfield: the town that lived and died'). View more info