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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

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

Image for Spirit of Clarence : a Tasmanian community.

Spirit of Clarence : a Tasmanian community.

By: DAVENPORT, W.T. et al.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rosny Park, Tas, City of Clarence: 1989

Seller ID: 14426


4to. 175pp, index. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. 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: $45.00

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 New Town : illustrated history 1840-1940.

New Town : illustrated history 1840-1940.

By: PENFOLD, Bill.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1999

Seller ID: 7862


Oblong 4to.92pp, 6 colour plates (5 full-page), 66 b&w illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by Bill Penfold. ISBN 0957733704 ***New Town, a few kilometres north of Sullivan's Cove, was settled early with farms and later the grand houses of the wealthy. It soon became Hobart Town's first suburb. View more info

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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

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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. ***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

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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

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 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

Image for Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 21 (2016). Personalities and processes in Tasmanian history.

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 21 (2016). Personalities and processes in Tasmanian history.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2016

Seller ID: 35744


Small 4to. 106pp, b&w photographic illustrations. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Lord Hobart and Tasmania (Currey); Philip Palmer and religious disputation in VDL (Graham); The Franchise of the Tasmanian Legislative Council 1856 (Roberts); Photography and trauma in Aboriginal Tasmania (Gleeson); Hohepa te Umuroa's invented 'wife' Te Rai (Harman). View more info