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Image for Beneath the Mountain : a history of South Hobart.

Beneath the Mountain : a history of South Hobart.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: South Hobart Progress Association: 2015

Seller ID: 36252


Large 4to. 356pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for The Eastern Shore : a history of Clarence.

The Eastern Shore : a history of Clarence.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rosny Park, Tas, Clarence City Council: 2003

Seller ID: 30551


4to. 422pp, b&w and coloured photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0959428135 View more info

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The Eastern Shore : a history of Clarence.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rosny Park, Tas, Clarence City Council: 2003

Seller ID: 24444


4to. 422pp, b&w and coloured photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ISBN 0959428135 View more info

Image for Pubs in Hobart from 1807.

Pubs in Hobart from 1807.

By: BRYCE, David J.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hobart, Davidia Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 8708


4to. [viii], 184, xii (alphabetical index), xxvi (index by address), [6] pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. *** Only 300 copies were issued. View more info

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

Before They Built the Bridge : an anecdotal history.

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

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lindisfarne, Tas, Authors: 1997

Seller ID: 11536


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

Image for 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

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SANDY BAY.

By: GOC, Nicola.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Hobart, Gentrx Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 36112


4to. 344pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, place ribbon. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy ISBN 0646331221 ***The half-title adds: 'a social history'. The print-run of 1000 copies sold out within a few months of publication. View more info

About the Bailey Bridges. Twenty Drawings.

By: HUTCHINSON, R.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Otago, Tas, Author: 1980

Seller ID: 18275


Number 178 0f 250 copies, signed by the author/illustrator. Oblong 4to. 20 full page pencil illustrations with explanatory text. Stiff covers with cloth spine strip (2 sticker marks). Very good. View more info

Image for The Knopwood Historical Lectures: a pioneer history of Derwent's south-east shore.  A Bicentenary project.

The Knopwood Historical Lectures: a pioneer history of Derwent's south-east shore. A Bicentenary project.

By: Knopwood

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rokeby, Tasmania, Rokeby High School: 1988

Seller ID: 13607


#356 of 500 numbered copies. 126pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Overview of the Knopwood Historical Lectures (by Alison Alexander); Daniel Stanfield and the Rokeby Mill (Michael Stanfield); Chipman and Morrisby families (Dr R.W. Halliday); George Stokell: pioneer settler (Adrian Collins); Robert Mather: pioneer settler (Robert Mather); Robert Knopwood (Dr Geoffrey Stephens); South Arm with special reference to the Gellibrand family (Ted Bezzant); Christopher & Hannah Calvert and descendants (Elizabeth Robb); Rokeby 1945-1988 (Viv Adnum). View more info

Image for Sandy Bay : a history of the Golf Links district.

Sandy Bay : a history of the Golf Links district.

By: LORD, Gwenda M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Taroona, Tas, Richard Lord & Partners: 1998

Seller ID: 30680


4to. 104pp, illustrated, corrigenda slip (at p97). Soft covers; minor scuff top corner of front cover. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646324543 View more info

Image for Sandy Bay : a history of the Rifle Range site.

Sandy Bay : a history of the Rifle Range site.

By: LORD, Gwenda M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Taroona, Tas, Richard Lord & Partners: 2003

Seller ID: 33456


4to. 52pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name on title-page. View more info

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A History of Mount Stuart.

By: METCALFE, D.H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Mount Stuart Progress Association: 2001

Seller ID: 36086


First issue. 4to. 58pp, duplicated typescript. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Signed by the author. ISBN 0646411276 *** The residential suburb of Hobart. View more info

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A History of Mount Stuart.

By: METCALFE, D.H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Mount Stuart Progress Association: 2001

Seller ID: 35378


Reprint, with amendments. 4to. 60pp, duplicated typescript. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's details on title-page. ISBN 0646411276 *** The residential suburb of Hobart. 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 Wise's Tasmania Post Office Directory 1945-1946. Fifty-fifth year of publication.

Wise's Tasmania Post Office Directory 1945-1946. Fifty-fifth year of publication.

By: PO Directory:

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hobart, H. Wise & Co.:

Seller ID: 11765


[xii], 460pp. Original red quarter cloth and papered boards, lettered in gilt and black on the upper board and black on the spine. The covers are damp=affected; with tide marks on the front, the spine faded and its lettering running a little so that it looks out-of-focus; extremities a little rubbed. The interior is unaffected. A good clean copy. *** This work contains street directories of Hobart and suburbs and Launceston and suburbs, five hundred and thirty separate alphabetical directories of towns, boroughs and districts, an alphabetical directory of residents in Hobart, Launceston and su... View more info

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Battery Point : today and yesterday.

By: ROWNTREE, Amy.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Adult Education Board of Tas/Melbourne University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 5005


With Appendices on Anglesea Barracks by Brigadier E.M. Dollery and W.H. Hudspeth. Reprint. 138pp, vi (index), black and white illustrations and photographs, including maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***Still the only published history of Hobart's historic Battery Point. View more info

Battery Point : today and yesterday.

By: ROWNTREE, Amy.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Education Dept.: 1951

Seller ID: 20854


With Appendices on Anglesea Barracks by Brigadier E.M. Dollery and W.H. Hudspeth. First edition. 138pp, vi (index), illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Still the only published history of Hobart's historic Battery Point. View more info

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The Early Settlement of Sandy Bay.

By: ROWNTREE, Amy. Illustrated by Fearn Rowntree.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Authors?: 1959

Seller ID: 21269


#1477 of a 'limited edition'. 60pp, illustrated. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (slight chipping at head of spine, a couple of trifling stains to front, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***The limitation is not stated, but we believe it to have been 1500 copies; the number here is hand-written, as more often than not (some are ink-stamped). View more info

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Battery Point Sketch Book.

By: ROWNTREE, Fearn.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1953?

Seller ID: 25620


Oblong 8vo. [48]pp, illustrations, map. Stapled in stiff wrappers, as issued; slight wear down the spine. A good clean copy. View more info

Image for Hobart Town. Van Diemen's Land.

Hobart Town. Van Diemen's Land.

By: ROWNTREE, Fearn.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1953?

Seller ID: 25621


Oblong 8vo. [64]pp, illustrations. Stapled in stiff wrappers as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Pencil sketches of colonial-era buildings in Hobart, some taken from photographs, others of buildings since demolished. View more info

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Battery Point Sketch Book.

By: ROWNTREE, Fearn.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1953?

Seller ID: 36295


Oblong 8vo. [48]pp, illustrations, map. Issued as a stapled booklet in stiff wrappers, this copy privately bound into papered boards, retaining the original wrappers, spine titles. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land.

Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land.

By: ROWNTREE, Fearn.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1955

Seller ID: 36296


Oblong 8vo. [48]pp, illustrations, map. Issued as a stapled booklet in stiff wrappers, this copy privately bound into papered boards, retaining the original wrappers, spine titles. A very good clean copy. ***A book of sketches. View more info

Image for Sandy Bay Connections. Proceedings of a conference on the history of Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania; held at Wrest Point Hotel Casino on 10 May 1997.

Sandy Bay Connections. Proceedings of a conference on the history of Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania; held at Wrest Point Hotel Casino on 10 May 1997.

By: Sandy Bay:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sandy Bay Historical Society: 1997

Seller ID: 5018


4to. 74pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Papers on Norfolk Islanders in Sandy Bay, the Rifle Range site and the University of Tasmania, the General Store, the Beach House Hotel, Frederick Medhurst, the Lipscombes. View more info

Image for Knocklofty : Hobart's backyard.

Knocklofty : Hobart's backyard.

By: SMYTHE, Suzanne.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2018

Seller ID: 35911


Small 4to. 135pp, well illustrated in b&w, coloured maps inside both covers. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0648218074 View more info

Image for John Bowen's Hobart : the beginning of European settlement in Tasmania.

John Bowen's Hobart : the beginning of European settlement in Tasmania.

By: TARDIF, Phillip.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 2003

Seller ID: 16849


Large 8vo. xii, 244pp, frontis, 6 colour and 9 b&w illustrations. Soft covers. Errata slip loosely inserted. A fine clean copy, signed by the author. ISBN 0909479224 ***The winner of the Tasmanian Bicentennial Local History Prize - a somewhat ironic choice, given that the Tasmanian government officially declared the bicentenary year to be 2004, and this book is concerned with the first European settlement, at Risdon Cove on the Derwent River in September 1803, under the command of Lt John Bowen. This was a short lived venture; when David Collins' expedition from England arrived early the follo... View more info

Image for Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 19 (2014). Connections : regionalism in Tasmanian and Australian history.

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 19 (2014). Connections : regionalism in Tasmanian and Australian history.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2014

Seller ID: 34008


Small 4to. 162pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). *** Regions of Empire: in tracks of Captain Charles Swanston 1789-1850 (Eleanor Robin); Goulds Country (Bronwyn Meikle); Reflections of war memorials and changing values in Tasmania's Upper Derwent Valley (Richard Ely); John Lewes Pedder in popular history ((Jacqueline Fox); Town planning exhibitions, planning education and Hobart's first metropolitan plan (Peggy James & Robert Freestone); The influence of Cousins Jack and Jenny on Tasmanian history. View more info