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ORR.

By: EDDY, W.H.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Jacaranda: 1961

Seller ID: 4932


764pp. Cloth with dustwrapper. Small hole in title-page from the attempted removal of an owner's name; otherwise a very good clean copy. Loosely inserted: 'A Brief History of the Orr Case', issued by the Tasmania University Union, July 1963 (12pp, stapled, as issued; the wrappers yellowed). ***A mammoth and detailed account of the trials and tribulations of Sydney Sparkes Orr, who was dismissed from the University of Tasmania in 1956, largely because of an affair with one of his students, and whose 'cause' was taken up by academics and others all round the nation. It has been suggested that th... View more info

Guide to the Public Records of Tasmania: Colonial Secretary's Office / Governor's Office / Convict Department.

By: ELDERSHAW, P.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: 1968

Seller ID: 16538


[with] 'Peter Ross Eldershaw: a memoir', by Robert Sharman. Volume 15/3, Jan 1968, pp i-x, 79-149. Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. ***Three essays. View more info

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Ulverstone : an outline of its history.

By: ELLIS, Bruce.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ulverstone (Tas.), Author?: 1998

Seller ID: 35006


#919 (of ??? copies). Small 8vo. 188pp, b&w photographs, map on rear cover. Soft covers; spine faded, slight mark left by price sticker top front corner, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***Signed by the author. View more info

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The North Lyell Mining Disaster.

By: Eric Thomas Galley Museum

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Queenstown (Tas), Eric Thomas Galley Museum: [2005?]

Seller ID: 34923


4to. [ii], 252pp, illustrated. Duplicated typescript, comb-bound with laminated wrappers. A very good clean copy. *** A 'comprehensive record of the unfortunate events of October 12, 1912 and their aftermath' compiled from press reports and other contemporary accounts. View more info

Grange Heritage. Ten Tasmanian memories of the nation's life 1902-2001.

By: Evans, Caroline (editor and interviewer)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Taroona, Tas, Mary's Grange: 2001

Seller ID: 28411


#159 of ??? copies. Oblong 4to. 158pp, illustrated. Metallic ring-binding with soft covers drawn over, in imation of an old photo album (a triumph of what must have seemed a cute idea over utility). Fine. ISBN 0646414690 ***Oral history - interviews with ten residents of a Tasmanian aged care community. View more info

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A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

By: EVANS, George William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1967

Seller ID: 25427


Facsimile (first published 1822). 8vo. 140pp, coloured folding map at rear, folding frontis view of Hobart Town. Introductory Note by K.R. von Stieglitz (8pp) loosely inserted (as issued). Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (the cream/red one: spine sunned, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***This facsimile includes the map which was issued separately to the original edition and is very rarely found with it. View more info

A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

By: EVANS, George William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1967

Seller ID: 24210


Facsimile (first published 1822). 140pp, coloured folding map at rear, folding frontis view of Hobart Town; Introductory Note by K.R. von Stieglitz (8pp) loosely inserted, as issued. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (the white one, extremities a little rubbed, slight soiling, now in protective sleeve). Owner's details on front paste-down, the insert's staples rusted, otherwise a good clean copy. ***This facsimile includes the map which was issued separately to the original edition and is very rarely found with it. View more info

Insect Pests and their control.

By: EVANS, J.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Department of Agriculture, Tasmania: 1943

Seller ID: 4604


178pp, illustrated. Cloth backed papered boards. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Living and Working in Hobart : historical perspectives. Papers and proceedings of the conference held by the Professional Historians Association (Tasmania) Inc on 20 October 2002.

By: EVANS, Kathryn and Ian Terry (eds).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, PHAT: 2003

Seller ID: 16898


4to. 80pp, b&w photographs, line illustrations, maps. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Papers on Gertrude Kenny; the Women's Christian Temperance Union and the National Council of Women; living in community housing at Windsor Court; the changing location of Hobart's flour mills; Hobart's war memorials; Hobart city water, street lighting and tram services; larrikins, brawlers and troublemakers in Hobart Town; Tasmania's Bicentenary programme; early settlement and Hobart's Bicentenary. View more info

Robert Pitcairn 1802-1861. Scottish emigrant, lawyer and law reformer, anti-transportationist and first owner of 'Runnymede' (c. 1836-1850).

By: Evans, Kathryn.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hobart, National Trust of Australia (Tasmania): 2005

Seller ID: 19692


4to. 22pp. Stapled in illustrated wrappers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australasia Limited. Official Opening of the Sulphate of Ammonia Plant by His Excellency, the Governor of Tasmania, the Right Honourable Sir Ronald Cross, Bart., KCMG, KCVO. 1st November 1956.

By: EZ Co.:

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hobart, EZ Co.: [1956]

Seller ID: 23112


4to. [24]pp, illustrated in b&w and colour, 4pp coloured flow diagram (industrial process) tipped-in, full-page coloured map. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. View more info

Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australasia Limited. Risdon Works, Tasmania. Description of Activities. March 1958.

By: EZ Co.:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, EZ Co.: [1958]

Seller ID: 23111


4to. [64]pp, illustrated in black & white and colour, 4 folding coloured diagrams (industrial processes), full-page coloured map. Soft covers. First page a little spotted, small damp spot at lower edges of first 12pp, with slight damage to one leaf, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Hamilton Literary Society 1889-1989.

By: Fagan, Mavis & Irene Isles, with the assistance of Janet Cretan.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, [The Society,: 1989]

Seller ID: 4669


78pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***The Society - originally known as Nil Desperandum - was founded by Lady Teresa Hamilton, wife of the Governor of Tasmania 1889-92. View more info

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Bert's Story.

By: FARQUHAR, B.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press: 1992

Seller ID: 14307


Third impression. 292pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0949457396 ***The well-known Tasmanian farmer, of 'Rushy Lagoon' in the far north-east. View more info

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Bert's Story.

By: FARQUHAR, B.A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press: 1992

Seller ID: 30643


Third impression. 292pp, illustrated, map. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0949457396 ***The well-known Tasmanian farmer, of 'Rushy Lagoon' in the far north-east. View more info

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Reminiscences of Early Hobart Town, 1804-1810.

By: FAWKNER, John Pascoe.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Banks Society: 2007

Seller ID: 22644


Edited, with an Introduction and Commentary, by John Currey. 108pp, frontis portrait & 11 illustrations (3 coloured). Printed on Mohawk Superfine Soft White; stiff card covers with coloured dustwrapper, place ribbon. Slight mark left by price sticker lower rear cover, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0949586285 ***Fawkner was a boy when he arrived at the Derwent with David Collins' settlement party. His previously unpublished memoir was written late in his life, following a visit to Hobart to talk to the few remaining survivors of those early days. Based on memory (his own and others')... View more info

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Ticklebelly Tales and other stories from the people of the Hydro.

By: FELTON, Heather.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hobart, Hydro Tasmania: 2013

Seller ID: 31236


Revised edition. Large thick (and heavy) 4to. 512pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0646477242 ***A social history of Tasmania's 20th century hydro-industrialisation, told from the viewpoints of employees, contractors and families of the Hydro-Electric Commission. View more info

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Convict Lives at the George Town Female Factory.

By: Female Convict Research Centre : edited by Alison Alexander.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Convict Women's Press: 2014

Seller ID: 32958


230pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Background articles on early George Town and its female factory - established in 1822 and closed in 1834 when the remaining inmates were moved to Launceston - with biographies of 31 women who spent time there. View more info

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Convict Lives : Women at Cascades Female Factory.

By: Female Factory Research Group:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Research Tasmania: 2009

Seller ID: 26083


188pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy; signed by Lucy Frost, who wrote the introduction and one of the biographies. ISBN 0975678450 ***Short biographies of 33 inmates of the Cascades Female Factory, located in what was sometimes referred to as the 'Valley of the Shadow of Death' beneath Hobart's Mount Wellington. View more info

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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

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A History of Tasmania from its discovery in 1642 to the present time.

By: FENTON, James

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 36094


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 1.) First published Hobart, 1884 (Ferguson 9580). De Luxe issue: #23 of 100 copies thus. 462pp, folding map, 4 coloured plates (Bock aboriginal portraits) & one other (James 'Philosopher' Smith). Full dark blue leather, blind-stamped decorations, spine label and raised bands, with the publisher's plain card sleeve. A fine clean copy. View more info

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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

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A History of Tasmania from its discovery in 1642 to the present time.

By: FENTON, James.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 36052


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 1.) First published Hobart, 1884 (Ferguson 9580). 462pp, folding map, 4 colour (Bock aboriginal portraits) & one b&w (James 'Philosopher' Smith) plates. Brown cloth, lettered & ruled in black (as issued, without dustwrapper). A very good to fine clean copy. View more info

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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

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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 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 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 Hobart Hebrew Congregation: 150 years of survival against all odds.

Hobart Hebrew Congregation: 150 years of survival against all odds.

By: FIXEL, Heidi.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Congregation: 2001

Seller ID: 13014


Reprint (first published 1995). 100pp, illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Produced for the 150th anniversary of the consecration of the Hobart Synagogue. Still in use, and distinguished by the presence of convict benches at its rear, the building is the oldest such structure in Australia. View more info

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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

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My Wicked, Wicked Ways.

By: FLYNN, Errol.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1960

Seller ID: 4623


First UK edition. 8vo. 386pp. Navy blue cloth with dustwrapper (a few small sliverfish holes in the folds but a nice bright wrapper, now in protective sleeve). Slight silverfishing along the edges of the boards, the page edges with light foxing and some other insect spots, the endpapers slightly foxed, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. View more info

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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

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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

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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.) 28pp. Stapled in stiff wrappers (slight surface rubbing). A very good clean copy. *** '...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 Five Letters from George Frankland in Van Diemen's Land.

Five Letters from George Frankland in Van Diemen's Land.

By: FRANKLAND, George.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1997

Seller ID: 36230


#14 of 75 numbered copies, initialled by the publisher. Tall 8vo. 32pp. Hand-set and printed at the Nag's Head Press, Christchurch. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***The letters were addressed by the surveyor Frankland to R.W. Hay of the Colonial Office (his patron) between July 1827 and January 1830, giving his perceptions of VDL and telling something of his work and artistic endeavours. View more info

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The Narrative of an Expedition to the Head of the Derwent and to the counties bordering the Huon in 1835.

By: FRANKLAND, George.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1983

Seller ID: 36221


#6 of 155 copies, initialled by the publisher, of which the first ten are special, thus. Crown 8vo. 46pp. Full green morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine lettered in gilt and with two raised bands. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for The Narrative of an Expedition to the Head of the Derwent and to the counties bordering the Huon in 1835.

The Narrative of an Expedition to the Head of the Derwent and to the counties bordering the Huon in 1835.

By: FRANKLAND, George.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1983

Seller ID: 36228


#35 of 155 copies, initialled by the publisher; the first ten of which are special. Hand-set and printed at the Nag's Head Press, Christchurch. Crown 8vo. 46pp. Dark green cloth, paper title-label on the upper board, with dustwrapper (slight silverfishing to spine, leaving a few tiny holes). A very good+ clean copy in a good wrapper. 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