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Image for Two Rivers : a reflective journey.

Two Rivers : a reflective journey.

By: BANNISTER, Amy (et al).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Education Department: 1998

Seller ID: 10222


Square 8vo. 76pp, 34 prints. Black cloth with inlaid cover illustration. A fine clean copy. ***The verses and images in this beautifully produced book are the result of an Arts-based project on Tasmanian Aboriginal culture conducted in the Derwent Education District of Tasmania, and involving Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students. View more info

Image for Hills of the West Wind : reflections on the Tasmanian landscape.

Hills of the West Wind : reflections on the Tasmanian landscape.

By: BINKS, C.J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Geelong, Barrallier Books: 2007

Seller ID: 35970


410pp, 3 maps (one coloured), 329 illustrations in colour and b&w, place ribbon. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0958583870 ***Surveys the processes by which the island was shaped and outlines the characteristic landforms and vegetation which distinguish its regions; and examines the relationship between people and the land. View more info

Image for The Racial Origins of the Extinct Tasmanians (Results of the Harvard - Adelaide Universities Anthropological Expedition, 1938-39).

The Racial Origins of the Extinct Tasmanians (Results of the Harvard - Adelaide Universities Anthropological Expedition, 1938-39).

By: BIRDSELL, Joseph B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Launceston, Queen Victoria Museum: 1949

Seller ID: 29551


(Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, vol II, no 3, pp105-22.) Stapled, with soft covers drawn on, as issued (a little light soiling). Page 149 has a short marginal emphasis line, the lower corners of the last few leaves a little creased, otherwise a good clean copy. Also in this issue: 'A survey of possible sea routes available to the Tasmanian Aborigines', by N.W.G. Macintosh (pp122-44, 2 plates, other maps & diagrams) & 'The Tasmanians - a summary', by A.L. Meston (pp145-50). View more info

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Thomas Bock : convict engraver, society portraitist.

By: BOCK, Thomas : edited by Dianne Dunbar.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery and Australian National Gallery: 1991

Seller ID: 4427


Exhibition catalogue coordinated by Diane Dunbar, Curator of Fine Art. 4to. 108pp, illustrated in colour and black & white. Soft covers. A very good to fine clean copy. ***Includes Brian Plomley's article on Bock's Aboriginal portraits (6 illus, 2 in colour). View more info

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The National Picture : the art of the Black War.

By: BONYHADY, Tim & Greg Lehman.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Gallery of Australia: 2018

Seller ID: 35590


Square 4to. 254pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers with French flaps. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0642334765 View more info

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Van Diemen's Land.

By: BOYCE, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Ink: 2008

Seller ID: 28730


First edition, second impression. 388pp, 3 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's details on half-title. ISBN 1863954139 ***Boyce seeks to describe how the convicts sent to VDL were changed by the natural world they encountered: 'behind the official attempt to create a Little England was another story of adaption, in which the poor, the exiled and the criminal made a new home in a strange land'. Also with an Appendix 'Towards Genocide: government policy on the Aborigines 1827-38' in which Boyce expands on the arguments presented in his essay "... View more info

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The Vandemonian War : the secret history of Britain's Tasmanian invasion.

By: BRODIE, Nick.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hardie Grant: 2017

Seller ID: 35820


422pp, coloured plates. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1743793111 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: $35.00

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

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Grease and Ochre : the blending of two cultures at the colonial sea frontier.

By: CAMERON, Patsy.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Launceston, Fullers Bookshop / Riawunna: 2016

Seller ID: 34759


(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania: 3.) Reprint. Small 4to. 176pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0994561121 ***Cameron's work examines the tribes of north-east Tasmania and the community founded by the 'Straitsmen' and their Aboriginal wives on the islands of Bass Strait in the early 19th century. 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 good clean copy. ***An owner has helpfully corrected the mileage tables in the Plume adverts on the inside of both wrappers. View more info

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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 In Old Days and These, and other stories.

In Old Days and These, and other stories.

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

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Colin Dennison: 2011

Seller ID: 28942


1000 numbered copies. Reprint, with a new foreword and a comprehensive index added. 196pp, illustrated, advertisements, folding map. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1877055026 View more info

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The Aboriginal People of Tasmania.

By: CLARK, Julia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: 1983

Seller ID: 27687


First edition. Oblong 4to. 56pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for What the Bones Say : Tasmanian Aborigines, science and domination.

What the Bones Say : Tasmanian Aborigines, science and domination.

By: COVE, John J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Carleton University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 8100


221pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0886292476 ***A critical examination of the scientific research conducted with Tasmanian skeletal remains. View more info

On Two Tasmanian Crania (immature).

By: CROWTHER, Dr W.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 1930

Seller ID: 9970


in RSTPP for 1929, pp 123-7, 3 plates. Original wrappers. Very good. ***Comparing two children's crania, one 'found' by Dr C. at Oyster Cove, the other from the West Coast. Also in this issue: 'Tasmanian Stone Culture. Some Notes on Distinctive Types, Spokeshaves, Borers, and Chipping Tools, and their probable uses', by R.W. Legge (pp 39-43, 8 illus); 'Method of Mounting Tools on Koondi. Tribes East and North East of Lake Eyre', by George Aiston (pp 44-6, 6 illus); 'Magic Stones of the Tribes East and North East of Lake Eyre', by George Aiston (pp 47-51, 1 illus), 'Flinders, Baudin and Brow... View more info

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

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

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

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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Wanting.

By: FLANAGAN, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Knopf: 2008

Seller ID: 27686


First edition, second impression. 256pp. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1741666554 View more info

Tasman's Landing Place.

By: HALLIGAN, G.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 1926

Seller ID: 6724


RSTPP for 1925, pp 195-202, with map. Original wrappers, as issued. Very good. ***Also in this issue: 'Some Notes on a Tasmanian Aboriginal Skull' by H.H. Scott & R. McClinton; 'Notes on the currency of early Tasmania' by John Reynolds; and R.W Giblin on Charles O'Hara Booth - and much natural history. View more info

Image for Looking for La Perouse : D'Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific 1792-1793.

Looking for La Perouse : D'Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific 1792-1793.

By: HORNER, Frank.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1996

Seller ID: 4566


318pp, 10 plates, 11 maps, 2 ship plans. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0522847587 View more info

Image for The French Reconnaissance : Baudin in Australia 1801-1803.

The French Reconnaissance : Baudin in Australia 1801-1803.

By: HORNER, Frank.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1987

Seller ID: 32145


First edition. 462pp, 16 plates, maps & line drawings. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0522843395 View more info

Image for Lure of the Southern Seas : the voyages of Dumont D'Urville 1826-1840.

Lure of the Southern Seas : the voyages of Dumont D'Urville 1826-1840.

By: HUNT, Susan; Martin Terry & Nicholas Thomas.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales: 2002

Seller ID: 15614


Large 4to. 144pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1876991003 View more info

True Patriots All; or, News from Early Australia, - as told in a collection of broadsides.

By: INGLETON, Geoffrey Chapman.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1966

Seller ID: 26897


3rd imp. 4to. 280pp, tipped-in coloured frontis (Gov. Arthur's signboard message to the VDL Aborigines), other illustrations in b&w. Original cloth with dustwrapper (extremities a little rubbed, slight chipping at head and tail of spine). Owner's details on front free endpaper. Very good. View more info

Image for The Roof of Tasmania : a history of the Central Plateau.

The Roof of Tasmania : a history of the Central Plateau.

By: JETSON, Tim.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Launceston, Pelion Press: 1989

Seller ID: 35892


Small 4to. 174pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0731672143 ***The only thorough work on this 'remote and little-known region of rugged beauty and unpredictable weather': the Aboriginal inhabitants; European exploration; bushrangers; the development of the pastoral, fishing and fur industries; and the generation of hydro-electricity. View more info

Image for Van Diemen's Land : an aboriginal history.

Van Diemen's Land : an aboriginal history.

By: JOHNSON, Murray & Ian McFarlane.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, New South: 2015

Seller ID: 33692


454pp, colour plates. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1742234216 View more info

Image for Reading Robinson : companion essays to Friendly Mission.

Reading Robinson : companion essays to Friendly Mission.

By: Johnston, Anna & Mitchell Rolls (eds)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Quintus Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 25028


First edition. 238pp, illustrated. Soft covers with gatefolds and section sewn. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0977557251 ***A collection of essays analysing George Augustus Robinson and his 'friendly mission' to the Tasmanian Aborigines. Released in conjunction with the new edition of Friendly Mission: the Tasmanian journals of George Augustus Robinson, edited by NJB (Brian) Plomley (first published in 1966). View more info

Image for Voyage in Search of La Perouse, performed by order of the Constituent Assembly, during the years 1791, 1792, 1793, and 1794.

Voyage in Search of La Perouse, performed by order of the Constituent Assembly, during the years 1791, 1792, 1793, and 1794.

By: LABILLARDIERE, J.J.H. de

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel/Da Capo Press: 1971

Seller ID: 4567


(Bibliotheca Australiana #67.) Facsimile of the first English edition (Ferguson 309). Thick 4to. xviii, 476, 66pp, large folding chart. Simile vellum with clear plastic wrapper. Fine. ***First published account of the D'Entrecasteaux expedition, by its naturalist. View more info

Image for Launceston Historical Society : Papers and Proceedings Volume One, 1989.

Launceston Historical Society : Papers and Proceedings Volume One, 1989.

By: Launceston:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston, LHS: 1989

Seller ID: 33370


4to. 96pp. Stapled in wrappers with spine backing. A good to very good clean copy. ***The John West Memorial Lecture for 1989: Henry Reynolds, 'Tasmania's Forgotten Treaty' - and papers from the symposium 'Launceston and the 1840s'. View more info

Image for William Sorell in Van Diemen's Land : Lieutenant-Governor 1817-1824. A Golden Age?

William Sorell in Van Diemen's Land : Lieutenant-Governor 1817-1824. A Golden Age?

By: Mickleborough, Leonie.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2004

Seller ID: 17601


viii, 168pp, frontis & 8pp illus. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0908528310 ***The first in-depth examination of the administration of Tasmania's third governor, which tests the claim of Sorell's contemporary supporters that he presided over the ‘Golden Age’ of Van Diemen's Land and assesses his character, both public and private. View more info

The Heritage of Australia: the illustrated register of the National Estate.

By: National Estate:

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan/Aust. Heritage Commission: 1981

Seller ID: 25496


4to. Paginated in state/territory sections: 1-82, 292, 196, 102, 132, 122, 152, 52, 83-188pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges slightly soiled, slight indentations to top edge of upper board, otherwise very good. ISBN 0333337506 ***Includes the Australian Antarctic territories. View more info

Image for The Heritage of Tasmania : the illustrated register of the National Estate.

The Heritage of Tasmania : the illustrated register of the National Estate.

By: National Estate:

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan/Australian Heritage Commission: 1983

Seller ID: 4689


4to. 160pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0333356322 ***Includes Aboriginal sites. View more info

Image for The Heritage of Tasmania : the illustrated register of the National Estate.

The Heritage of Tasmania : the illustrated register of the National Estate.

By: National Estate:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan/Australian Heritage Commission: 1983

Seller ID: 23510


4to. 160pp, well illustrated in b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned, a few light scuffs on rear). A good clean copy. ISBN 0333356322 ***Includes Aboriginal sites. View more info

Image for Backhouse and Walker: a Quaker view of the Australian colonies, 1832-1838.

Backhouse and Walker: a Quaker view of the Australian colonies, 1832-1838.

By: OATS, William Nicolle.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press and Australian Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends: 1981

Seller ID: 4918


76pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528094 ***includes a chapter on the Aborigines. View more info

Image for Winds of Change : a history of Woolnorth.

Winds of Change : a history of Woolnorth.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Timaru, NZ, Van Diemen's Land Company: 2003

Seller ID: 36042


#221 of 250 copies thus, signed by the author. 8vo. viii, 248pp, well illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, b&w illustrations, maps. Laminated pictorial papered boards. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0646426621 ***Occupying the very north-western corner of Tasmania, 'Woolnorth' was established in 1829 by - and is still owned by - the Van Diemen's Land Company. Its history has all the elements of early Vandemonian / Tasmanian history: conflict with (and brutality towards) aborigines; convict and indentured labour; conflict with the Lieutenant-Governor in Hobart Town; and the diffic... View more info

Image for D'Entrecasteaux en Nouvelle-Caledonie 1792 et 1793.

D'Entrecasteaux en Nouvelle-Caledonie 1792 et 1793.

By: PISIER, Georges.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Noumea, La Societe d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Caledonie: 1976

Seller ID: 33069


(Publications de la Societe d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Caledonie, no 13.) 4to. 148pp, illustrations, 2 folding maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Friendly Mission... a Supplement.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: 1971

Seller ID: 29304


This occupies the whole of THRAPP, Volume 18, no 1 (32pp, 4 plates, 3 maps). Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. The yellow wrappers slightly browned, clean inside. A very good clean copy. ***The FM Supplement was also issued as an offprint. View more info

Image for The Tasmanian Tribes & Cicatrices as Tribal Indicators among the Tasmanian Aborigines.

The Tasmanian Tribes & Cicatrices as Tribal Indicators among the Tasmanian Aborigines.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery: 1992

Seller ID: 28652


(QVMAG Occasional Paper no 5.) 72pp. A4, stapled in cloth-backed wrappers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A List of Tasmanian Aboriginal material in collections in Europe.

A List of Tasmanian Aboriginal material in collections in Europe.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Launceston, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery: 1962

Seller ID: 4344


(Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, New Series, no. 15.) 18pp. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for An Immigrant of 1824.

An Immigrant of 1824.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1973

Seller ID: 20046


48pp, 2 plates, 9 figures. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***The immigrant is George Augustus Robinson, later the 'Conciliator' of the Tasmanian Aborigines. This account is based on his shipboard diary, kept during his passge, aboard Triton, to Van Diemen's Land. View more info

Image for Tasmanian Aboriginal material in collections in Europe.

Tasmanian Aboriginal material in collections in Europe.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 36187


Offprint from the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, 91/2, 1961, pp 221-8. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Jorgen Jorgenson and the Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land. Being a reconstruction of his 'lost' book on their customs and habits, and on his role in the Roving Parties and the Black Line.

Jorgen Jorgenson and the Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land. Being a reconstruction of his 'lost' book on their customs and habits, and on his role in the Roving Parties and the Black Line.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B. (ed)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1991

Seller ID: 4341


1000 copies. 164pp, coloured frontis, 10 illustrations, folding coloured map (Military operations against the Aboriginal inhabitants of VDL) at rear. Blue linen with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528221 ***The imminent publication of a work entitled 'A Narrative of the Habits, Manners and Customs of the Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land', by Jorgen Jorgenson - the Danish adventurer/writer/convict, reputed sometime 'King' of Iceland etc etc - was announced in the Hobart Town press in 1837. The book never appeared, and this is the first publication of his incomplete manuscript which th... View more info

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Friendly Mission : Tasmanian journals and papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834. Second edition.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B. (ed)

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Hobart, Quintus Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 12125


Second [revised] edition. Thick 8vo. xviii, 1162pp, illustrations, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy (unused). ISBN 0977557227 ***This new edition incorporates the corrections and additions that appeared in the 1971 Supplement (to the original edition of 1966), together with additional corrections collated by Plomley over subsequent years, and includes Plomley's revised version of 'the Bruny Island Mission 1829' (which corrects previous omissions) and adds extra material such as the journal of Robinson's clerk, Charles Sterling. There is also a comprehens... View more info

Image for Musquito : brutality and exile. Aboriginal resistance in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land.

Musquito : brutality and exile. Aboriginal resistance in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land.

By: POWELL. Michael

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2016

Seller ID: 34912


(Studies in the History of Aboriginal Tasmania, 4.) Small 4to. 222pp, illustrated. Soft covers with French flaps. Fine (new). ISBN 099456113X View more info

Image for Skinner Prout in Australia 1840-48.

Skinner Prout in Australia 1840-48.

By: PROUT: Brown, Tony & Hendrik Kolenberg.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery: 1986

Seller ID: 11392


4to. 80pp (including bibliography and main exhibitions, appendices on Prout’s portraits of Aborigines and Maoris, and Australian lithographs), 6 colour and 42 b&w plates. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***The only monograph on Prout in Australia, published for a 1987 touring exhibition. View more info

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Trucanini : queen or traitor?

By: RAE ELLIS, Vivienne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies: 1981

Seller ID: 5389


New expanded edition. 196pp, illustrated. Pictorial stiff covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Trucanini [and] Tasmanian Aboriginal Women as Slaves.

By: RAE ELLIS, Vivienne / Anne McMahon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: June,1976

Seller ID: 18106


Two articles in Volume 23/2 'Truganini and her people: a centennial retrospection': pp25-43, 4 full-page illustrations (Rae Ellis) & pp44-9 (McMahon). Stapled in the original wrappers, as issued. Slight vertical crease throughout, otherwise a good clean copy. ***Also includes Brian Plomley's review of Rae Ellis's 'Trucanini: Queen or Traitor?' (then newly published). View more info

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Trucanini : queen or traitor?

By: RAE ELLIS, Vivienne.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: 1976

Seller ID: 4355


First edition. Large 8vo. 146pp. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine and adjacent margins faded, as usual, now in a protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info

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Trucanini : queen or traitor?

By: RAE ELLIS, Vivienne.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies: 1981

Seller ID: 6718


New expanded edition. 196pp, illustrated. Blue cloth with dustwrapper. Edges a little spotted, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

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Black Robinson : Protector of Aborigines.

By: RAE ELLIS, Vivienne.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1988

Seller ID: 28146


First edition. 308pp, frontis portrait, 29 illus, 2 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0522843468 ***George Augustus Robinson: the 'Conciliator' of the Tasmanian Aborigines. View more info

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A History of Tasmania.

By: REYNOLDS, Henry.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cambridge University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 29625


xii, 332pp, 15 b&w illus. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 1107014581 ***Utilising key themes to bind his narrative, Reynolds explores how geography created a unique economic and migratory history for Tasmania, quite separate to the mainland experience. He offers an astute analysis of the island’s economic and demographic reality, by noting that this facilitated the survival of a rich heritage of colonial architecture unique in Australia, and allowed the resident population to foster a powerful web of kinship. View more info