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Image for Captain James Kelly of Hobart Town.

Captain James Kelly of Hobart Town.

By: BOWDEN, K.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1964

Seller ID: 19717


126pp, 8 black & white illustrations, 3 maps. Navy blue cloth with dustwrapper. Slight offsetting on endpapers (as often). A very good clean copy. View more info

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A Steamship for Hobart: S.S. Reemere 1909.

By: BROXAM, Graeme

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Canberra, Navarine Publ.: 1992

Seller ID: 4469


1000 numbered copies, signed by the author. 62pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff illustrated wrappers, as issued. Very good. ISBN 0646113291 View more info

A Steamship for Hobart: S.S. Reemere 1909.

By: BROXAM, Graeme

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Canberra, Navarine Publ.: 1992

Seller ID: 17959


#888 of 1000 numbered copies, signed by the author - and with his additional inscription. 62pp, illustrated. Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers, as issued. Very good. ISBN 0646113291 View more info

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Pride of the Port : the watermen of Hobart Town.

By: BROXAM, Graeme.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Navarine Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 25694


Revised edition. 4to. 108pp, illustrated. Stapled in coloured wrappers. Fine (new). ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0975133144 View more info

An Analysis of the Composition of Tasmanian Whaling Crews 1860-1898.

By: CHAMBERLAIN, Susan.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: March,1983

Seller ID: 10846


in Vol 30/1, pp 7-19. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Also in this issue: 'Tasmanian Members of Parliament 1888 and 1938', by Scott Bennett (pp 20-32). ***From Chamberlain's well-regarded but unpublished thesis on the Tasmanian whaling industry. View more info

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Ships in Tasmanian Waters : riverboats, ferries and the floating bridge.

By: COX, George W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fuller's Bookshop: 1971

Seller ID: 33787


Large 8vo. 224pp, b&w photographs. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (small piece missing near head of spine). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Ships in Tasmanian Waters : riverboats, ferries and the floating bridge.

Ships in Tasmanian Waters : riverboats, ferries and the floating bridge.

By: COX, George W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fuller's Bookshop: 1971

Seller ID: 17787


224pp, b&w photographs. Blue cloth with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed and a little discoloured, now in protective sleeve). The cloth is slightly flecked. Owner's name. A good clean copy. View more info

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Ships of Hobart Harbour.

By: COX, Rex & G.W. Cox.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wentworth Falls (NSW), Ron Withington: 2014

Seller ID: 32881


Small 4to. xii, 612pp, well illustrated in b&w. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0646913638 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

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The Sydney--Hobart: my 21 years.

By: CURTIS, Brian.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Libra Books: 1981

Seller ID: 7219


Small 4to. [96]pp with short Foreword and 165 b&w photographs. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy, with the author's presentation inscription on the fromt endpaper. ISBN 0909619077 ***A pictorial record of the famous Sydney-to-Hobart yacht race by a professional photographer. View more info

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Citizen Labillardiere : a naturalist's life in revolution and exploration.

By: DUYKER, Edward.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 2003

Seller ID: 16194


383pp, b&w illustrations, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Signed by the author (in Hobart, April 2003). ISBN 0522850103 View more info

Image for Capital Port: a history of the Marine Board of Hobart 1858-1997.

Capital Port: a history of the Marine Board of Hobart 1858-1997.

By: HUDSPETH, Audrey & Lindy Scripps.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Hobart Ports Corporation: 2000

Seller ID: 28855


4to. 462pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Established on a 'guild' structure and free from government control, the Hobart Marine Board has developed the port since the mid-19th century entirely from its own resources. Its juridiction has traditionally covered much of the Tasmanian coastline beyond Hobart and included at various periods, signal stations, pilot stations and lighthouses. View more info

Image for The Evolution of the Hobart Trading Ketch : an exhibition... Dec 28. 1982 - Jan 10, 1983.

The Evolution of the Hobart Trading Ketch : an exhibition... Dec 28. 1982 - Jan 10, 1983.

By: Maritime:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Hobart Architectural Co-Operative: 1982

Seller ID: 34494


Exhibition catalogue: 12pp (three a4 sheets, folded, unstapled). A very good clean copy. The exhibition featured photograsphs, models and artefacts. This catalogue includes notes on the exhibits and a glossary of terms. View more info

Image for Sea Wolves and Bandits: sealing, whaling, smuggling and piracy, wild men of Van Diemen's Land, bushrangers and bandits, wrecks and wreckers.

Sea Wolves and Bandits: sealing, whaling, smuggling and piracy, wild men of Van Diemen's Land, bushrangers and bandits, wrecks and wreckers.

By: NORMAN, L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, [OBM: 1980]

Seller ID: 6421


With a chronology of curious and interesting facts relating to old Van Diemen's Land, and (from 1856) to Tasmania. Reprint. 8vo. 208pp, folding b&w frontis, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned, 'reprinted by popular demand' label on front panel). A very good clean copy. Short gift inscription on front endpaper. View more info

Image for Pioneer Shipping of Tasmania : whaling, sealing, piracy, shipwrecks, etc. in early Tasmania.

Pioneer Shipping of Tasmania : whaling, sealing, piracy, shipwrecks, etc. in early Tasmania.

By: NORMAN, L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: [1980]

Seller ID: 6419


Facsimile reprint. 8vo. 220pp, black & white photographs and illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little sunned, 'reprinted by popular demand' label on front panel). A very good clean copy. Short gift inscription on front endpaper. View more info

Image for Sea Wolves and Bandits : sealing, whaling, smuggling and piracy, wild men of Van Diemen's Land, bushrangers and bandits, wrecks and wreckers.

Sea Wolves and Bandits : sealing, whaling, smuggling and piracy, wild men of Van Diemen's Land, bushrangers and bandits, wrecks and wreckers.

By: NORMAN, L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1946

Seller ID: 19187


With a chronology of curious and interesting facts relating to old Van Diemen's Land, and (from 1856) to Tasmania. First edition. 208pp, illustrated. Original brown cloth with coloured title-panel laid down on the upper board (as issued, without dustwrapper). Head and tail of spine a trifle rubbed, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

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Haunts of the Blue Whale.

By: NORMAN, L[eslie].

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: 1978

Seller ID: 4909


156pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A previous covering has left three light tape stains on each blurb flap (now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***Prepared for publication by the author's son from an unfinished manuscript. View more info

Image for Haunts of the Blue Whale.

Haunts of the Blue Whale.

By: NORMAN, L[eslie].

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, OBM: 1978

Seller ID: 30940


First edition. 156pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A few light tape stains on the endpapers, otherwise a good+ clean copy. ***Prepared for publication by the author's son from an unfinished manuscript. View more info

Image for Hobart River Craft & Sealers of Bass Strait.

Hobart River Craft & Sealers of Bass Strait.

By: O'MAY, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1973

Seller ID: 24478


Second impression. 114, iv & 32pp, plus 20pp b&w photographs, folding map of Derwent Estuary. Red cloth with dustwrapper (surface rubbing). A very good clean copy in a good wrapper. Owner's name. ***Two titles in one volume, each with title-page and index. View more info

Image for The Capture of the Frederick : Macquarie Harbour, Van Diemen's Land 1834.

The Capture of the Frederick : Macquarie Harbour, Van Diemen's Land 1834.

By: PORTER, James.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1981

Seller ID: 4955


375 numbered copies thus (a further 10 copies were bound in full morocco). Folio. 80pp, coloured frontis. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine faded, as often). A very good to fine clean copy. ***From the narrative of Porter, one of the convict pirates, first published anonymously in the Hobart Town Almanack 1838, with official records of the affair. View more info

Image for The Capture of the Frederick : Macquarie Harbour, Van Diemen's Land 1834.

The Capture of the Frederick : Macquarie Harbour, Van Diemen's Land 1834.

By: PORTER, James.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1981

Seller ID: 36226


#7 of 10 copies thus; from an edition of 375 numbered copies. Folio. 80pp, coloured frontis. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full green morocco, spine title in gilt with two raised bands. A fine clean copy. ***From the narrative of Porter, one of the convict pirates, first published anonymously in the Hobart Town Almanack 1838, with official records of the affair. View more info

Image for Murphy's Signals, Hobart Town : the colonial ship flags and semaphore signal charts of convict guard Pte Edward Murphy, 99th Regiment of Foot, Van Diemen's Land.

Murphy's Signals, Hobart Town : the colonial ship flags and semaphore signal charts of convict guard Pte Edward Murphy, 99th Regiment of Foot, Van Diemen's Land.

By: RISBY, Mark.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 31542


500 numbered and signed copies. Square 4to. 112pp, colour reproductions throughout. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0987589709 *** The eleven signal charts produced by the untrained Murphy in the 1840s and 1850s represent some of the most significant historical maritime art relating to Tasmania. They contain the only known drawings of the merchant ships' VDL colonial ensign and the entire collection of individual merchant ships' identification flags flown in Hobart Town. The book shows in fine detail the 250 flags and 300 telegraphic semaphore signals and their decodes. View more info

Image for Captain Robinson : the reminiscences of a Tasmanian Master Mariner, James William Robinson 1824-1906.

Captain Robinson : the reminiscences of a Tasmanian Master Mariner, James William Robinson 1824-1906.

By: Robinson, James William (edited by Michael Nash).

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2009

Seller ID: 26088


A limited edition of 500 numbered copies. 240x165mm. 8vo. x, 178pp, frontis portrait, colour and b&w illustrations. Case-bound with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528345 ***Written in retirement in 1904, Robinson's ‘tough account of a rough life’ has never before been published. The Captain worked mainly in the pelagic whaling industry out of Hobart, but also carried a variety of cargoes to all the Australasian colonies, Singapore and the Dutch East Indies, and to gold-rush California. He undertook the only Australian sealing voyage to subantarctic Heard Island, and coll... View more info

Image for The Diary of Philip Thomas Smith on board the Royal Admiral en route for Van Diemen's Land... 27 November 1831 -- 8 April 1832, and his first impressions of Hobart Town.

The Diary of Philip Thomas Smith on board the Royal Admiral en route for Van Diemen's Land... 27 November 1831 -- 8 April 1832, and his first impressions of Hobart Town.

By: SMITH, Philip: edited by Richard Fotheringham.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 36114


170pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1925333701 ***Smith, a lawyer in his native Britain, became a wealthy pastoralist in Van Diemen's Land / Tasmania and is perhaps best known for his bequest to found a teacher training college, the building for which still stands on Hobart's Domain (though the college itself does not). The diary is a lively account of an emigrant ship's voyage, with the 'first impressions' of Hobart Town comprising the last nine pages of the book. View more info

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Guardians of the Port : Hobart's colonial pilots.

By: SMYTHE, Suzanne.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing [for the author]: 2015

Seller ID: 34783


4to. 266pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0994376162 View more info

Image for To the Frozen South.

To the Frozen South.

By: VILLIERS, A.J.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hobart, Davies Bros. Ltd.: [1924].

Seller ID: 5385


First edition. 4to. [viii], 96pp, portrait (Capt Larsen of the Ross Sea Whaling Expedition), 48 full-page photographs by the author, full-page map. Original cloth-backed papered boards, staple-bound and cut flush, title and decorations in gilt on front cover. Spine sunned and with slight loss of cloth at the head, the boards in nice clean condition. Gift inscription on title-page. A few small silverfish holes near the lower corner; in all other respects a nice clean copy. ***Villiers' first book: he accompanied the Norwegian Ross Sea Whaling Expedition, which left Hobart in November 1923, as a... View more info

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A Hundred Years of Yachting.

By: WEBSTER, E.H. & L. Norman.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons (printed by): 1936

Seller ID: 20463


Issued under the auspices of the Government of Tasmania, the Hobart Marine Board, and the Hobart City Council. 256pp, well illustrated, folding panorama (2 views) at rear. Original blue reptillian cloth, title printed on spine, coloured illustration laid onto the upper board, as issued (trifling mark to lower corner). Some foxing on the endpapers, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. View more info