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Image for A History of Bridport : to commemorate the centenary of the proclamation of the township of Bridport, 1883-1983.

A History of Bridport : to commemorate the centenary of the proclamation of the township of Bridport, 1883-1983.

By: JENNINGS, J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bridport, Author: 1983

Seller ID: 4455


4to. xvi, 220pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Mid-brown cloth with dustwrapper (a little creased at head of spine, with internal tape repair). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959210105 View more info

Image for A History of Deloraine : from the earliest settlement to the present day.

A History of Deloraine : from the earliest settlement to the present day.

By: SKEMP, J.R.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Author?: 1964

Seller ID: 7253


50pp, double-page map and 6 b&w photographs. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of Dover & Port Esperance Tasmania. Volume 1: Earliest Years, 1845-1875.

A History of Dover & Port Esperance Tasmania. Volume 1: Earliest Years, 1845-1875.

By: BEECHEY, Norm & Dorothy Baker.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dover, Tas., Authors: 1997

Seller ID: 35943


4to. x, 174pp, maps, photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646347489 View more info

Image for A History of Dover & Port Esperance Tasmania. Volume 2: Later Years, 1875-1925.

A History of Dover & Port Esperance Tasmania. Volume 2: Later Years, 1875-1925.

By: BEECHEY, Norm & Dorothy Baker.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dover, Tas., Authors: 2000

Seller ID: 35944


4to. xii, 172pp, maps, photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Signed by the authors. ISBN 0957841108 View more info

Image for A History of Local Government in Tasmania: from the earliest settlement of Van Diemen's Land to the present time.

A History of Local Government in Tasmania: from the earliest settlement of Van Diemen's Land to the present time.

By: von STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evandale, Tas., Author: [1958]

Seller ID: 13134


252pp, coloured frontis, other illus, folding map. Case-bound in green cloth; sliverfish flecking, extremities a little rubbed (no dustwrapper). A good clean copy. ***Published for the centenary of local government. 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 A History of New Norfolk and the Derwent Valley.

A History of New Norfolk and the Derwent Valley.

By: von STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Evandale (Tas), Author: 1961

Seller ID: 4897


First edition. 96pp, illustrated. Stapled with soft covers drawn on. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of the Lower Midlands.

A History of the Lower Midlands.

By: WEEDING, J.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 8138


Fourth printing. 136pp, black & white photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of the Lower Midlands.

A History of the Lower Midlands.

By: WEEDING, J.S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 31154


Fourth printing. 136pp, black & white photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of Tunbridge and Woodbury.

A History of Tunbridge and Woodbury.

By: WEEDING, J.S.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New Norfolk, Author?: 1978

Seller ID: 5204


61pp, b&w photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A Short History of Circular Head and its pioneers, also of the V.D.L. Company.

A Short History of Circular Head and its pioneers, also of the V.D.L. Company.

By: VON STIEGLITZ, K.R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Evandale (Tas.), Author: 1952

Seller ID: 4503


First edition. 56pp, black and white photographs and illustrations, maps. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued (slight mark inside front cover from removal of sticker). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A Story of a Pioneering Family in Van Diemen's Land.

A Story of a Pioneering Family in Van Diemen's Land.

By: DOUGHARTY, Kate Hamilton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Launceston, Author?: 1953

Seller ID: 10255


Preface by Karl von Stieglitz. 96pp. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. Owner's small name stamp inside front wrapper. ***A fictionalised account of the author's forebears - the Grey and Innes families - in early VDL. View more info

A Vision Accomplished. Port of Burnie 1970-1995.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Burnie (Tasmania), Burnie Port Authority: 1995

Seller ID: 28810


xii, 146pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0724641831 ***Continues on from Peter Mercer's Gateway to Progress: centenary history of the Marine Board of Burnie (1969). 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 And Wealth for Toil : a history of north-west and western Tasmania 1825-1900.

And Wealth for Toil : a history of north-west and western Tasmania 1825-1900.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Burnie, Harris & Co.: 1990

Seller ID: 24855


First edition. 4to. 388pp, well illustrated, general & biographical indexes. Maroon cloth, lettered in gilt, with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0731699270 View more info

Image for And Wealth for Toil : a history of north-west and western Tasmania 1825-1900.

And Wealth for Toil : a history of north-west and western Tasmania 1825-1900.

By: PINK, Kerry.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Burnie, Harris & Co.: 1990

Seller ID: 5482


First edition. 4to. 388pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, general & biographical indexes. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine quite faded). A good to very good clean copy. ISBN 0731699270 View more info

Image for Battery Point : today and yesterday.

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

Image for Battery Point Sketch Book.

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

Beaconsfield Gold.

By: KERRISON, Janet.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beaconsfield, Rotary Club: 1963

Seller ID: 4412


48pp, illustrated with b&w photographs, map, mine plan. Stapled in wrappers. Very good. 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 Beyond the Ramparts : a bicentennial history of Circular Head, Tasmania.

Beyond the Ramparts : a bicentennial history of Circular Head, Tasmania.

By: PINK, Kerry & Annette Ebdon.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Smithton, Circular Head History Group: 1988

Seller ID: 36041


#199 of 250 copies, signed by the authors (the numbering is at the foot of the rear blurb of the wrapper, the signatures on the title-page). 268pp, illustrated, index. Maroon cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0731632885 View more info

Image for Bothwell Revisited, a history : foundation, Federation and the millennium.

Bothwell Revisited, a history : foundation, Federation and the millennium.

By: Bothwell: ELLIS, Shauna (ed).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Bothwell Historical Society: 2001

Seller ID: 13606


4to. 280pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. In fine clean condition. ISBN 095792500X View more info

Image for Campbell Town, Tasmania : history and centenary of municipal government.

Campbell Town, Tasmania : history and centenary of municipal government.

By: Campbell Town:

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Campbell Town Council: 1966

Seller ID: 15733


Compiled by the Historical Committee of the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). Published in an edition of 1000 numbered copies signed by the Warden - this is #792. 4to. 356pp, illustrations, endpaper maps, index. Pictorial cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Centenary... 1849--1949 Launceston Chamber of Commerce.

Centenary... 1849--1949 Launceston Chamber of Commerce.

By: Launceston:

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, Launceston Chamber of Commerce: 1949

Seller ID: 31218


Printed by W.R. Rolph & Sons, Proprietors of "The Examiner". Oblong 4to. 20pp, well illustrated, full page map. Stapled in wrappers. Very good to fine. ***Includes a survey of Launceston and the North's primary and secondary industries, communications, sport & tourism & leisure activities. View more info

Image for Devonport 1890.

Devonport 1890.

By: Devonport:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Devon Historical Society: [1990?]

Seller ID: 9554


56pp, profusely illustrated with sepia photographs, folding panorama at rear. Stapled in pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Devonport : a pictorial past.

Devonport : a pictorial past.

By: Devonport:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), Devon Historical Society: 1990

Seller ID: 9553


Small 4to. 144 sepia photographs. Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers (a trifle soiled). A good clean copy. View more info

Image for Duck Reach and Launceston's electric light : the story of Australia's first publicly owned hydro-electric power scheme.

Duck Reach and Launceston's electric light : the story of Australia's first publicly owned hydro-electric power scheme.

By: BURGESS, Julian.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Launceston, Christopher (Gus) Green: 2016

Seller ID: 34602


4to. 184pp, well illustrated in b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). View more info

Image for Early Deloraine.

Early Deloraine.

By: Meredith, Louisa & Daniel Griffin.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press: nd

Seller ID: 5837


137pp, b&w photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457019 ***Extracts from Meredith's My Home in Tasmania (1852) and Griffin's Deloraine Past & Present (articles in The Daily Telegraph, 1893-94). View more info

Flinders Island and Eastern Bass Strait.

By: EDGECOMBE, Jean.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Author: 1986

Seller ID: 4620


149pp, illustrated, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***History, natural history etc. View more info

Image for Flotsam and Jetsam : floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

Flotsam and Jetsam : floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

By: BUTTON, Henry.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Launceston, Regal Press for The Examiner: 1993

Seller ID: 6053


Facsimile reprint; 100 copies thus. 471pp, plus [27]pp (new extended index), frontis, 36 illustrations. Case-bound in blue cloth, gold-blocked titles on the spine and upper board. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949457558 ***Much on early Launceston and environs. Button was editor of The Examiner, and mayor of the city. View more info

Image for Flotsam and Jetsam: floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania.  An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

Flotsam and Jetsam: floating fragments of a life in England and Tasmania. An autobiographical sketch with an outline of the introduction of responsible government.

By: BUTTON, Henry.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Launceston, The Examiner: 1993

Seller ID: 24870


Facsimile reprint. 480pp, frontis, 36 illustrations, new extended index. Soft covers; slight crease near spine on front corner. A good to very good clean copy. ***Much on early Launceston and environs. Button was editor of The Examiner, and Mayor of the city. View more info

Image for Franklin : settlement in the Huon.

Franklin : settlement in the Huon.

By: HAMMOND, David & Annie Rushton Nuss.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Huonville (Tas), Southern Holdings: 1987

Seller ID: 6037


Large oblong 4to. 100pp, well illustrated. Soft covers with dustwrapper (slight fading near spine, a few short closed tears, both as often, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. Gift inscription. ISBN 0949089052 View more info

Image for Full and Plenty: an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley.

Full and Plenty: an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley.

By: WATSON, Catherine.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Twelvetrees: 1987

Seller ID: 6456


Square 4to. 108pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers (applecase labels). Soft covers with dustwrapper (now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0949179051 View more info

Image for Glamorgan, Tasmania : the oldest municipality in Australia.

Glamorgan, Tasmania : the oldest municipality in Australia.

By: DAVENPORT, Bill & Ruth Amos

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Swansea, Glamorgan Council: 2000

Seller ID: 33127


Reprint. 198pp, illustrated. Soft covers. View more info

Image for Glenorchy 1804-1964.

Glenorchy 1804-1964.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glenorchy City Council: 1986

Seller ID: 5077


Sketches and maps by Mollie Tomlin. 382pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (edges a little rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. Presentation plate on verso of front endpaper. ***Traces the history of Glenorchy from its early days as a farming settlement through urbanisation, to the achievement of city status in 1964. View more info

Image for Glenorchy 1864-1964 : review of a century of progress, preceded by a brief summary of the pioneer half-century leading up to the proclamation of the Municipality of Glenorchy.

Glenorchy 1864-1964 : review of a century of progress, preceded by a brief summary of the pioneer half-century leading up to the proclamation of the Municipality of Glenorchy.

By: GLENORCHY Council.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, [Glenorchy Council: 1964]

Seller ID: 4651


Oblong 8vo. 87pp, illus. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. *** Cover title 'A Century in Glenorchy 1864-1964'. View more info

Image for Going to the Mechanics: a history of the Launceston Mechanics' Institute 1842-1914.

Going to the Mechanics: a history of the Launceston Mechanics' Institute 1842-1914.

By: PETROW, Stefan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston, Historical Survey of Northern Tasmania: 1998

Seller ID: 5687


(HSNT no 4.) 216pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0958593612 View more info

Image for Growing Up in Stanley 1920-1940 : recollections of boyhood.

Growing Up in Stanley 1920-1940 : recollections of boyhood.

By: WELLS, Max.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Author?: 1988

Seller ID: 21026


Small 4to. 64pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Half a Lifetime : 39 years in forestry.

Half a Lifetime : 39 years in forestry.

By: RICHARDSON, Garry.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: St Helens (Tas), Bay of Fires Images & Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 32319


Square 4to. xii, 132pp, colour and black & white photographs and illustrations. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ISBN 0980655501 ***The author worked as a technical forester and safety officer with Forestry Tasmania, and acted as a reviewer and mentor, particularly during the introduction of the Forestry Practices Code. View more info

Image for Highway in Van Diemen's Land.

Highway in Van Diemen's Land.

By: STANCOMBE, G. Hawley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Glendessary, (Tas.), Author: 1974

Seller ID: 5990


Illustrations by Eric Ratcliff. Third edition (second impression of the abridged edition). Small 4to. 152pp, black & white illustrations, 10 sketch maps. Sponsored by The National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). Soft covers, spine a little faded. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959929312 ***The abridgement is relatively minor - it apparently consists of a tightening up of the author's 'tendency to wander from the high road' - and all the maps are now together in the centre of the book. View more info

Image for Highway in Van Diemen's Land.

Highway in Van Diemen's Land.

By: STANCOMBE, G. Hawley.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Glendessary, (Tas.), Author: 1968

Seller ID: 25646


Sponsored by The National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). New illustrations by Eric Ratcliff. #442 of 1000 numbered copies, signed by author and illustrator. Small 4to. 272pp, illustrations, 10 sketch maps, index. Green cloth with dustwrapper (spine sunned, small swirl of silverfishing on the front, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. Owner's bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. View more info

Image for Historic New Norfolk, Series IV : St Matthew's Church Burial Records from 13th March 1826 [to] 30th October 1903.

Historic New Norfolk, Series IV : St Matthew's Church Burial Records from 13th March 1826 [to] 30th October 1903.

By: CORDWELL, Stanley; Joe Cowburn & Rita Cox.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Norfolk, Tasmania, New Norfolk Council Historical & Information Centre: nd

Seller ID: 35905


Numbered edition (this is #372) but limitation not stated, signed by the authors. Oblong 4to. 26pp, illus, 54 leaves of burial records, printed rectos only. Staple-bound in cloth-backed soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646157477 View more info

Historic Stanley.

By: CLOSE, Marguerite.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanley (Tas), Author: 1996

Seller ID: 34295


Reprint. Oblong 8vo. 68pp, b&w sketch illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Signed by the artist. ISBN 0959851933 *** Cover adds: 'Written and illustrated by Tasmanian artist...'. 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

Image for Houses & Estates of Old Glamorgan.

Houses & Estates of Old Glamorgan.

By: FERRIS, Maureen Martin; Malcolm Ward & Tilley Brooke.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Swansea (Tas), Glamorgan Spring Bay Historical Society: 2017

Seller ID: 35437


Square 4to. 194pp, well illustrated in colour. Soft covers with French flaps. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0980712742 ***An extensively researched, referenced and richly illustrated book documenting thirty early properties of the former Glamorgan municipality on the east coast of Tasmania. It describes the stories of the pioneers and the land, up to the First World War, and there is a detailed architectural description of each house and many outbuildings, such as mills, barns and workers’ cottages. A technical glossary, supplemented by photographs from the area, is included. View more info

Image for Huon Valley : a photographic essay.

Huon Valley : a photographic essay.

By: BENNETT, Richard.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Geeveston (Tas.), Author: 1988

Seller ID: 5336


4to. 96pp, map. Case-bound in synthetic cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy ***Colour photography. 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 Launceston: history of an Australian city.

Launceston: history of an Australian city.

By: REYNOLDS, John.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan & Adult Education Board of Tasmania: 1969

Seller ID: 4799


190pp, [2]pp list of Mayors and Town Clerks, black & white photographs and illustrations. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's name on half-title. View more info