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Image for A Hundred Years of Yachting.

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

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A Short Account of a Voyage Round the Globe in H.M.S Calcutta.

By: PATESHALL, Nicholas (edited with an Introduction by Marjorie Tipping).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensberry Hill Press: 1980

Seller ID: 5955


First edition. 94pp, frontis vignette, 2 illus. Decorated papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. Signed by the editor, on the title-page. ***Pateshall was 3rd lieutenant on the convict transport Calcutta, which was part of David Collins' expedition to found a colony on the shores of Bass Strait - both Victoria and Tasmania's 'first fleet'. View more info

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A Short Account of a Voyage Round the Globe in H.M.S Calcutta.

By: PATESHALL, Nicholas (edited with an Introduction by Marjorie Tipping).

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensberry Hill Press: 1980

Seller ID: 35977


First edition : de luxe issue. #30 of 115 copies, signed by the editor. 94pp, frontis vignette, 2 illus. Half dark blue morocco, gilt raised bands and rules, sky blue cloth. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for A Solomons Sojourn. J.E. Philp's Log of the Makira, 1912-1913.

A Solomons Sojourn. J.E. Philp's Log of the Makira, 1912-1913.

By: PHILP, J.E. (Edited by R.A. Herr with E.A. Rood).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1978

Seller ID: 4949


An edition of 500 copies. 208pp, frontis portrait, map, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ***Philp was a Tasmanian shipping clerk who served on a small trading vessel servicing the coconut plantation industry - 'the humour of life aboard ship with a native crew and the tragedy of murder and cannibalism ashore are faithfully and graphically recorded. 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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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 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

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A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions during the years 1839-43.

By: ROSS, Captain Sir James Clark.

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1847

Seller ID: 34697


With plates, maps and woodcuts. Two volumes. 8vo. [I] liv, 366pp (and chapter half-title leaves not included in pagination, 7 with woodcut vignettes), frontis and 4 other lithographic plates (one folding), 6 maps (two folding). [II] [v]-xii (but complete), 448pp (and chapter half-titles as above, 10 with vignettes), frontis and 2 other lithographic plates, 2 maps (one large folding), 2 text illustrations (one not listed); 16pp publisher's adverts (A List of Works of General Literature dated January 1847). Includes appendices on the geology of Tasmania, NZ and Antarctica by Robert M'Cormick, su... View more info

Abel Janszoon Tasman: his life and voyages [and] The Deportation of the Norfolk Islanders to the Derwent in 1808.

By: WALKER, James Backhouse.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 1896

Seller ID: 12648


This is a double issue of the RST's Papers & Proceedings for 1894-95: [xvi], xxxvii, 66pp (for 1894); (vi), 120, 6, [6]pp (for 1895). Walker's Tasman article comprises pp[vi], 1-56 (3 folding maps) of the 1895 section; and the Norfolk Islander article is pp1-26 of the 1894 section. Original wrappers, spine slightly soiled and with a couple of tiny chips at head and tail. The large folding map with Mault's paper has its outer edge a trifle worn due to a misfold. Clean inside, a very good copy. ***Walker's essays were later issued in the memorial volume Early Tasmania, published by the RST in 19... View more info

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An Account of the Settlement at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, 1803.

By: CROOK, William Pascoe.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Colony Press: 1983

Seller ID: 31869


Edited, with an introduction and notes, by John Currey. First edition. #90 of 185 copies. 76pp, 2 folding illustrations (sketched view and map of the settlement, both by G.P. Harris), 2 tipped-in plates, 2 other illustrations. Half leather and marbled paper boards, place ribbon. Fine. View more info

An Account of Two Voyages to the South Seas. [I]: Astrolabe, 1826-1829. [II]: Astrolabe and Zélée, 1837-1840.

By: DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.S.C. (edited and translated by Helen Rosenman).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1987

Seller ID: 5237


First edition. Two volumes. 634pp, 56 plates, text illustrations and maps. Canvas cloth boards with spine labels, with the slipcase. A very good clean set. *** The first comprehensive translation of the official records of D'Urville's two expeditions to the south seas, Australia and Antarctica. 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

Image for An Imperial Disaster: the wreck of George the Third.

An Imperial Disaster: the wreck of George the Third.

By: ROE, Michael.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2006

Seller ID: 20723


750 copies; x, 294pp, coloured frontis, b&w illus. Cloth with pictorial dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0908528329 ***On 12 April 1835 the convict transport George the Third, with a cargo of over 200 prisoners, entered D’Entrecasteaux Channel in Van Diemen’s Land after a four-month voyage from England. That night it struck a submerged rock and became a total wreck. The death toll was 133, all but six of whom were convicts. Almost half the convicts who died were in hospital suffering scurvy, and had little chance of escape from the rapid flooding of the ship’s lower reache... View more info

An Imperial Disaster: the wreck of George the Third.

By: ROE, Michael.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2006

Seller ID: 24759


750 copies; x, 294pp, coloured frontis, b&w illus. Cloth with pictorial dustwrapper. A second-hand copy in very good, clean condition. ISBN 0908528329 ***On 12 April 1835 wreck of the convict transport George the Third, with loss of 133 persons, all but six of whom were convicts. View more info

Image for Around Tasmania in a Whaleboat 1986: in the wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816.

Around Tasmania in a Whaleboat 1986: in the wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816.

By: CUTHBERTSON, Bern.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1986

Seller ID: 31932


80pp, b&w photographs, map. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Inscribed by the author. ISBN 0731687779 View more info

Image for Australian and New Zealand Sail Traders.

Australian and New Zealand Sail Traders.

By: KERR, Garry J.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Blackwood, SA, Lynton Publ.: 1974

Seller ID: 5393


144pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Laminated pictorial cloth (as issued, without dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for Bass Strait Crossing.

Bass Strait Crossing.

By: COX, George W.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1986

Seller ID: 31814


Deluxe issue: #19 of 50 copies thus, signed by the author. Large 8vo. 372pp, well illustrated. Half blue morocco and contrasting cloth, gilt device on the upper board, owner's initials in gilt lower corner (a presentation copy?). The book won a PICA printing award in 1986 and a slip indicating this is tipped in as a frontis. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Bass Strait, its coasts and islands : Symposium; 14 September 1972.

Bass Strait, its coasts and islands : Symposium; 14 September 1972.

By: Bass Strait:

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Royal Society of Victoria: 1973

Seller ID: 19265


Offprint of RSV Proceedings, Volume 85, Part 2, 27 May 1973; vi, pp73-302, maps, plates 5-28 & text illustrations. Original titled wrappers (extremities a little rubbed). There is a slight bump to the top corners throughout, otherwise a good+ clean copy. ***The symposium, conducted by the Royal Societies of Victoria and Tasmania, was held in Melbourne on 14 September 1972. Twelve papers were presented - on history, geology, biology and natural resources (primarily fisheries, oil and gas). These (and two others relating to the Strait) appear in this volume - including the bibliography of Bass S... View more info

Image for Baudin in Australian Waters : the artwork of the French voyage of discovery to the Southern Lands, 1800-1804.

Baudin in Australian Waters : the artwork of the French voyage of discovery to the Southern Lands, 1800-1804.

By: BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline; Elliot Forsyth & Bernard Smith (eds).

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 36110


Folio. 348pp, profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. With bibliography and general & scientific indices. Blue cloth, gilt device on upper board, blind rules; with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ***Signed by Jacqueline Bonnemains. ISBN 019554787X View more info

Image for Bound for Van Diemen's Land : the third convict voyage of Her Majesty's transport 'Gilmore' 1843-1844.

Bound for Van Diemen's Land : the third convict voyage of Her Majesty's transport 'Gilmore' 1843-1844.

By: HOWARD, John.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Northallerton, North Yorkshire County Record Office: 1996

Seller ID: 12419


Offprint from the NYCRO Review of 1996 (Publication 59). 4to. 52pp, illus, maps. Wrappers with clear cover. A very good clean copy. ***The Gilmore, her voyage and master, Captain Maw, are described in detail, and a chapter is devoted to the convicts on board. Compiled from the documents filed by Maw, now part of the Barry Papers in the County Record Office. View more info

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

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. x, 178pp, frontis portrait, colour and b&w illustrations. Case-bound with dustwrapper. Fine (new). 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 collected gua... View more info

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

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

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

By: DUYKER, Edward.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 2003

Seller ID: 28674


383pp, b&w illustrations, maps. Soft covers. Gift inscription on the imprint page. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0522851606 View more info

Image for Coast - Tasmania : seascapes from the Roaring Forties.

Coast - Tasmania : seascapes from the Roaring Forties.

By: WILSON, Andrew (photography); text by Finegan Kruckemeyer.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Everything Everything & Fullers Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 35932


Large square 4to. 304pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and duotone. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0992303680 *** Photographic documentation of Tasmania's beautiful and dramatic coastline. View more info

Commodore Sir John Hayes. His Voyage and Life (1767-1831). With some account of Admiral D'Entrecasteaux's voyage of 1792-3.

By: LEE, Ida.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 10299


First edition. 340pp, frontis portrait (photogravure, tissue guard), 10 maps (one folding), 23 plates, errata slip. Original cloth, slightly chipped at head of spine, front joint neatly repaired, binding solid, now protected by mylar wrapper. Very clean inside. A good to very good copy. 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

Image for David Collins : a colonial life.

David Collins : a colonial life.

By: CURREY, John.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 2000

Seller ID: 11520


First edition. 1250 copies. xiv, 390pp, frontis, 4 colour plates, 12 b&w illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0522849261 ***The first substantial biography of the Deputy Judge-Advocate of the first settlement in New South Wales - and the author of the most detailed account of the infant colony - who was later the founding Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land. View more info

Image for Deadly Winter : the life of Sir John Franklin.

Deadly Winter : the life of Sir John Franklin.

By: BEARDSLEY, Martyn.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 15014


272pp, b&w illustrations, map. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for First Discovery of Port Davey and Macquarie Harbour.

First Discovery of Port Davey and Macquarie Harbour.

By: KELLY, James.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1920

Seller ID: 4763


Offprint, issued separately, of the Society's Papers and Proceedings, 1920, pp.160-81. Stapled in titled wrappers, as issued. Wrappers and first/last pages a little browned, owner's name in pencil on the front. A very good clean copy. ***Kelly's circumnavigation of Tasmania between 12 December 1815 and 30 January 1816. View more info

Image for Franklin : tragic hero of polar navigation.

Franklin : tragic hero of polar navigation.

By: LAMBERT, Andrew.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2009

Seller ID: 27059


First edition. 428pp, colour illustrations. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0571231608 ***Chapters 6 & 7 deal with the Franklins in Van Diemen's Land. View more info

Image for Gone and Almost Forgotten : jetties in Southern Tasmania.

Gone and Almost Forgotten : jetties in Southern Tasmania.

By: GUILER, Eric R.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1998

Seller ID: 35947


468pp, illustrated with sketch maps. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0646348043 ***Scarce: only 300 copies were printed. View more info

Image for Governor George Arthur: a colonial benevolent despot.

Governor George Arthur: a colonial benevolent despot.

By: LEVY, M.C.I.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Georgian House: 1953

Seller ID: 23489


First edition. 412pp, frontis portrait, 28 illus. Cloth with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed, some chipping at the corners, now in protective sleeve). Top edges tinted blue, the others a little yellowed. Owner's name, ink stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmnia, and its de-accession stamp, on front endpaper. A good clean copy. View more info

Image for Guardians of the Port : Hobart's colonial pilots.

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 Haunts of the Blue Whale.

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 In the Wake of Bass and Flinders, 200 years on. The story of the re-enactment voyages 200 years on in the whaleboat Elizabeth and the replica sloop Norfolk to celebrate the bicentenary of the voyages of George Bass and Matthew Flinders.

In the Wake of Bass and Flinders, 200 years on. The story of the re-enactment voyages 200 years on in the whaleboat Elizabeth and the replica sloop Norfolk to celebrate the bicentenary of the voyages of George Bass and Matthew Flinders.

By: CUTHBERTSON, Bern.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2001

Seller ID: 12082


318pp, b&w photographs, ship plan and folding chart at rear. Laminated soft covers. A very good clean copy, inscribed by the author. View more info

Image for In the Wake of Bass and Flinders, 200 years on. The story of the re-enactment voyages 200 years on in the whaleboat Elizabeth and the replica sloop Norfolk to celebrate the bicentenary of the voyages of George Bass and Matthew Flinders.

In the Wake of Bass and Flinders, 200 years on. The story of the re-enactment voyages 200 years on in the whaleboat Elizabeth and the replica sloop Norfolk to celebrate the bicentenary of the voyages of George Bass and Matthew Flinders.

By: CUTHBERTSON, Bern.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 2001

Seller ID: 32901


318pp, b&w photographs, ship plan and folding chart at rear. Laminated soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for King Island and the Sealing Trade 1802.

King Island and the Sealing Trade 1802.

By: MICCO, Helen Mary.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canberra, Roebuck: 1971

Seller ID: 33064


(Roebuck Series, no 3.) 56pp, 7 black & white plates, map and pictorial endpapers. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0950085812 ***Translation of Chaps XXII & XXIII of Francois Peron's 'Voyage of discovery to the southern lands...' - the Baudin expedition. 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 Low Head to Launceston: the earliest reports of Port Dalrymple and the Tamar.

Low Head to Launceston: the earliest reports of Port Dalrymple and the Tamar.

By: MacKNIGHT, C.C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, Historical Survey of Northern Tasmania (Karuda Press): 1998

Seller ID: 5996


(HSNT no 3.) Small 8vo. 114pp, 10 charts & illustrations. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***The reports of Flinders & Bass, Freycinet & Faure, Collins, Clarke & Brown, and Paterson - between 1798 and 1804. 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

Image for Maritime Tasmania : a cruising guide with historical notes and coastal photography.

Maritime Tasmania : a cruising guide with historical notes and coastal photography.

By: BRETTINGHAM-MOORE, J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge (Tas.), Shadrach P/L: 1988

Seller ID: 8378


Large 4to. 186pp, well illustrated & over 90 charts. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. With 'Supplementary Anchorage Charts' (single-page) loosely inserted. ISBN 0731633318 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 Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

By: DIXON, James.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 5327


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions no 7.) First published Edinburgh, 1822 (Ferguson 858). #70 of 200 numbered copies (175 thus). Small 8vo. [32], 148, 4 (adverts), [6]pp. Half black kangaroo and marbled boards. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

By: DIXON, James.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 36010


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions no 7.) First published Edinburgh, 1822 (Ferguson 858). #19 of 25 copies thus, from a total print-run of 200. Deluxe issue in full black kangaroo, gilt and blind decorations, raised bands, marbled endpapers; with the original glassine dustwrapper. Small 8vo. [32], 148, 4 (adverts), [6]pp. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

Narrative of a Voyage to New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land in the ship Skelton in the year 1820.

By: DIXON, James.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 35300


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions no 7.) First published Edinburgh, 1822 (Ferguson 858.) #7 of 25 copies thus, from a total print-run of 200. Deluxe issue in full black kangaroo, gilt and blind decorations, raised bands, marbled endpapers. Small 8vo. [32], 148, 4 (adverts), [6]pp. There are a few slight indentations in the leather on the upper board, otherwise a very good to fine clean copy. A short handwritten note from the publisher, Peter Benson Walker, to the purchaser is loosely inserted. View more info

Image for Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales.

Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales.

By: FLINDERS, Matthew.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dubbo, Review Publications: 1979

Seller ID: 19174


With an Introduction by George Mackaness. Australian Historical Monographs, reprint series. 58pp, illustrations, 3 charts (2 folding). Stapled in stiff wrappers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales.

Observations on the Coasts of Van Diemen's Land, on Bass's Strait and its islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales.

By: FLINDERS, Matthew.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Sydney, D.S. Ford, Printers [for the editor]: 1946

Seller ID: 8074


With an Introduction by George Mackaness. (Australian Historical Monographs, No. XIV.) #8 of 90 copies for sale (and a further 10 for presentation), all signed by the editor. 60pp, 7 illustrations, 3 charts (2 folding). As issued, stapled in stiff wrappers (extremities slightly rubbed). A very good clean copy. View more info