Search Results

Not what you are looking for? Try Advanced Search

Showing 1-50 of 64

A Catalogue of Leonard Rodway's Collection of Fungi. I. Hymenomycetes and Gasteromycetes.

By: CHANG, Yu Shyun and Gintaras Kantvilas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, TMAG: 1993

Seller ID: 27728


Tasmanian Herbarium Occasional Publication No.4. 4to. 52pp, full-page black & white portrait of Rodway. Soft covers (small sticker mark on front, a little rubbing). Covers good+, interior fine. View more info

Image for A Check-List of the Mollusca of Tasmania.

A Check-List of the Mollusca of Tasmania.

By: MAY, W.L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1921

Seller ID: 4862


114pp. Staple-bound, with grey wrappers drawn on, as issued. Slight damp mark at head of front cover, minor chipping at foot of spine; the damp mark is even slighter at the top corner of the first three leaves, otherwise a good+ clean copy. View more info

Image for A Guide to the Birds of Tasmania.

A Guide to the Birds of Tasmania.

By: SHARLAND, Michael.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Drinkwater Publications: 1981

Seller ID: 5035


Illustrations by Jane Burrell. 172pp, colour and b&w illustrated in colour and b&w, 4pp corrected Index loosely inserted. Pictorial cloth (as issued, without dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. ***A further revision of Sharland's work, first published as 'Tasmanian Birds. How to Identify Them' in 1945 and revised later the same year, and again in 1958. View more info

Image for A Key to the Birds of Australia and Tasmania ; with their geographical distribution in Australia.

A Key to the Birds of Australia and Tasmania ; with their geographical distribution in Australia.

By: HALL, Robert.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Melbourne/London, Melville Mullen & Slade / Dulau & Co.: [1899]

Seller ID: 35618


8vo. xii, 116pp, frontis, full-page map. Cloth-backed papered boards, cut flush. Front hinge a little strained, top corner of front endpaper torn away, lower margin of pp27-8 torn away, well away from text, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

Image for A Naturalist In Tasmania.

A Naturalist In Tasmania.

By: SMITH, Geoffrey.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1909

Seller ID: 19882


First edition. 152pp, 35 figures (frontis, 20 plates and text illustrations), folding coloured map at rear, 16pp publisher's list; errata slip. Original green cloth, spine dulled and a little rubbed. Top edges gilt, the others uncut and somewhat yellowed. Offsetting on the endpapers, owner's name (contemporary). A good to very good clean copy. ***An account of a six-month study tour of Tasmania in 1907-08, to study especially the freshwater life of the island. The introduction includes some discussion of the Tasmanian Aborigines, with a Beattie portrait of William Lanne, and a photograph compa... View more info

Image for A Research on the Eucalypts of Tasmania and their essential oils.

A Research on the Eucalypts of Tasmania and their essential oils.

By: BAKER, R.T. & H.G. Smith

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, John Vail, Government Printer: 1912

Seller ID: 34638


Read before the Royal Society of Tasmania. Communicated by L. Rodway, Esq., Government Botanist, October 14, 1912. 8vo. 72pp, 4 plates (at rear). Stapled with grey printed wrappers drawn on, as issued; spine sunned and a little rubbed, tiny nick from fore-edge of the upper wrapper and a small (tea?) stain at its top corner (and, though diminishing, the first few leaves). Owner's details inside front cover. A good to very good clean copy. 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

Image for An Illustrated Guide to Tasmanian Native Trees.

An Illustrated Guide to Tasmanian Native Trees.

By: KIRKPATRICK, J.B. (Illustrations by Sue Backhouse).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmania, Author/Illustrator: nd [1981]

Seller ID: 15114


The first issue of this popular work (now out-of-print once again after several reprints). 122pp. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for An Illustrated Index of Tasmanian Shells.

An Illustrated Index of Tasmanian Shells.

By: MAY, W.L.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer: 1958

Seller ID: 6472


Revised by J. Hope Macpherson. First issued 1923. Oblong 8vo. 72pp, 50 plates. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ***1086 species described. 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 Bush Friends in Tasmania : native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series.

Bush Friends in Tasmania : native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $1,450.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1891

Seller ID: 35318


#95 of 700 copies, signed by the author/artist. Folio. vi, [ii], 76pp, [8]pp (contents, last blank), 12 numbered full-page colour plates (Plate I is the illustrated title), 3 other coloured plates (dedication page and two titles for poems), all with tissue guards; 8 poem-title pages printed in monochrome on the text paper, all text pages with decorative border. Original gilt- and blind-decorated cloth over bevelled boards, extremities a little rubbed but bright and clean, all edges gilt. The book has been expertly repaired: the usual problem of perished gutta-percha binding meant that several ... View more info

Image for Charles Darwin in Hobart Town.

Charles Darwin in Hobart Town.

By: DAVIES, Dr Margaret (ed).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 2009

Seller ID: 25670


114pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646506366 ***Proceedings of symposium held in Hobart 11 February 2009, and on excursions based on the visit of Charles Darwin to Hobart Town, February 1836. 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

Development and growth of the Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga Leonina) (Linn.) : a review of the literature with some further observations.

By: BRYDEN, M.M. (communicated by Dr W. Bryden)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 1968

Seller ID: 31327


article in Volume 102 of the RST P&P, pp25-30, 3 plates, one text figure; includes a bibliography. In wrappers, as issued. Very good. View more info

Early Tasmanian Ornithology : the correspondence of Ronald Campbell Gunn and James Grant 1836-1838.

By: GUNN, Ronald Campbell: edited by William E. Davis.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Cambridge (Mass), Nutall Ornithological Club: 2009

Seller ID: 27713


(Memoirs of the Nutall Ornithological Club, no 16.) 263pp, frontis and other illustrations. Case-bound in red cloth, gilt titles. Fine (new). ISBN 1877973475 View more info

Image for Ferns and Allied Plants of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, with distribution maps for the Victorian species.

Ferns and Allied Plants of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, with distribution maps for the Victorian species.

By: DUNCAN, Betty D. & Golda Isaac.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP / Monash University: 1994

Seller ID: 36105


Large 8vo. 270pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Slight crease to top corner of the front cover and first 20 or so pages, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0522845959 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 Huon Pine - Endangered?

Huon Pine - Endangered?

By: MILLINGTON, R.J. et al.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania: 1979

Seller ID: 5332


(Environmental Studies Occasional Paper no 9.) 4to. 122pp, illustrated. Stapled in cloth-backed wrappers, with dustwrapper. Very good. ***The answer is 'a matter of perspective', though it cannot be proved to be endangered. View more info

Image for Kangaroos.

Kangaroos.

By: GOULD, John.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Macmillan: 1973

Seller ID: 20977


With modern commentaries by Joan M. Dixon. Folio. 152pp, 70 full-page full-colour plates. Pictorial cloth-textured papered boards, with in matching slipcase (extremities a little rubbed). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0333139127 ***From The Mammals of Australia, Volume II (1863). 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 On the Mountain.

On the Mountain.

By: DOMBROVSKIS, Peter.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Hobart, West Wind Press: 1996

Seller ID: 31390


Photographs by Dombrovskis. Essay by Richard Flanagan. Natural History by Jamie Kirkpatrick. First (only) edition: the hard-cover issue 1500 numbered copies (limitation label tipped to front free endpaper - this is #305). Large 4to. 144pp, 75 full-page colour photographs. Case-bound in black linen with dustwrapper (slight fading of the spne lettering). A nice clean copy in very good condition. ISBN 0958683301 ***This study of Hobart's Mount Wellington was being prepared by Peter Dombrovskis when he met his untimely end in Tasmania's Western Arthur Range in March 1996. Issued in two formats: th... 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

Image for Paper Tiger : how pictures shaped the thylacine.

Paper Tiger : how pictures shaped the thylacine.

By: FREEMAN, Carol.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 33021


Oblong 4to. 224pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0992279178 ***Uncovers forgotten drawings and lost photographs... telling a story full of mystery and revelations... reveals how inaccurate published images were and how profoundly they affected attitudes towards living thylacines'. View more info

Image for Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land. Vol I. Part III.

Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land. Vol I. Part III.

By: Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land: January,1851

Seller ID: 35981


Papers XII–XXIV, Proceedings, Miscellanea, Index; pp187-344, [2] (printer's colophon, verso blank); folding table, Plates IX-VIII, double-page Plate XIX at pp258-59, [4]pp (title-page and Contents list for Volume I), [8]pp lists of Officers, Fellows and Honorary Members of the Society. Stab-sewn with titled wrappers drawn on, as issued. A little loss from foot of spine, small silverfish hole in head margin of the front wrapper; the corners of the first few leaves a trifle curled. A good clean copy. ***See Ferguson 5155 (Vol I, Part I only). Includes several contributions by the Lt-Govern... View more info

Image for Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land. Vol II. Part I. January 1852

Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land. Vol II. Part I. January 1852

By: Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land:

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land: 1852

Seller ID: 30716


200pp, two folding tables. Papers I-XII, Proceedings, Miscellanea. Stab-sewn with the original printed wrappers drawn on, as issued. A few pages have had their top corners folded over (as place-markers it seems). A very good copy. ***Papers include: 'On the Introduction of Salmon into the Rivers of Tasmania: correspondence' (pp40-7), 'On the Strength and Durability, and Value of the Blue Gum of Tasmania...', by Jas. Mitchell (pp121-37, two tables, one folding);papers on the cultivation of turnips, potatoes, flax and rye grass; and R.C. Gunn's 'A List of the Mammals indigenous to Tasmania' (pp7... View more info

Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania - various issues

By: Royal Society of Tasmania:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania:

Seller ID: 15313


We have individual issues of this annual journal listed under particular articles - mainly on historical matters, Tasmanian aborigines etc - but also have other unlisted issues. Please send us your requests for speicifc years or articles. The price shown here is what we ask for those we have not individually catalogued. View more info

Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania for 1892.

By: Royal Society of Tasmania:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed at 'The Mercury' Office: 1893

Seller ID: 15328


xxxvi, 191pp, 7 plates, folding table. Original wrappers (browned and chipped around the edges); title page yellowed, otherwise a good clean copy. The small name-stamp of L[eonard] Rodway in a few places throughout the issue. ***Papers include R.M. Johnston's 'What are the conditions which determine the just and equitable representation of the people' (pp9-20, folding table), 'The Use of the Womerah, or Throw-stick, by the Aborigines of Tasmania', by A.J. Taylor (p84), and others on lichens, flora, insects, araneae, etc etc - and even the Elgin [Parthenon] Marbles. View more info

Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania for 1896.

By: Royal Society of Tasmania:

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Printed by Davies Bros: 1897

Seller ID: 15312


xxvii, 100pp, 8 plates (one folding). Original pale blue titled wrappers, spine and edges of covers sunned. A very good clean copy. ***Papers include R.M. Johnston's 'The Health of Hobart' (the typhoid epidemics of the late 1890s) and others mainly on natural history - minerals (Petterd), tuberculosis (Sprott), fossils, fishes, fungi etc - and a notice (with portrait) of the death of Baron von Mueller. View more info

Image for Rainforest fungi of Tasmania and South-East Australia.

Rainforest fungi of Tasmania and South-East Australia.

By: FUHRER, Bruce & Richard Robinson.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, CSIRO: 1992

Seller ID: 14192


96pp, illus in colour. Soft covers (spine a bit faded - to a brighter shade). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Report of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science, 1846.

Report of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science, 1846.

By: Royal Society:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart Town, William Gore Elliston: 1846

Seller ID: 5008


185x110mm. 12pp (last 2 blank), stab-sewn in original printed wrappers. Small piece missing from lower corner of front wrapper and first leaf, otherwise a good clean copy. ***Presented to the Annual Meeting in February 1846 - the report of the Royal Society's Council 'for the past year'. The second of the Society's annual reports. Ferguson 4375a. View more info

Image for Some Common Tasmanian Spiders.

Some Common Tasmanian Spiders.

By: HICKMAN, V.V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery: [1967]

Seller ID: 6224


Small 4to. 112pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Very good. View more info

Image for Some of my Bush Friends in Tasmania, 1860 & 1891.

Some of my Bush Friends in Tasmania, 1860 & 1891.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa A.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Swansea, Tasmania, Glamorgan Spring Bay Historical Society: 2015

Seller ID: 34685


Reprint, in a reduced format with the type reset, of 'Some of my Bush Friends in Tasmania: native flowers, berries and insects, drawn from life, illustrated in verse and briefly described' (1860) and 'Bush Friends in Tasmania: native flowers, fruits and insects, drawn from nature, with prose descriptions and illustrations in verse. Last Series' (1891) - here styled as 'Volumes 1 & 2'. 4to. Uses the original pagination for each of the titles, all the coloured plates from the original issues reproduced here in colour; glossary and some other supporting material. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper.... View more info

Image for South-West Tasmania : a natural history & visitor's guide.

South-West Tasmania : a natural history & visitor's guide.

By: COLLINS, Ken (text & photography).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hobart, Heritage Books: 1990

Seller ID: 29211


Small 8vo. 368pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Papered boards with dustwrapper (spine and part of front a little sunned). The top fore-corners of around 50pp near the end of the book have a slight damp-crinkle, but there is no adhesion of pages; otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 187511100X View more info

Image for South-West Tasmania: a natural history & visitor's guide.

South-West Tasmania: a natural history & visitor's guide.

By: COLLINS, Ken.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hobart, Heritage Books: 1990

Seller ID: 5069


Small 8vo. 368pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 187511100X View more info

Tasman's Landing Place.

By: HALLIGAN, G.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 1926

Seller ID: 6724


RSTPP for 1925, pp 195-202, with map. Original wrappers, as issued. Very good. ***Also in this issue: 'Some Notes on a Tasmanian Aboriginal Skull' by H.H. Scott & R. McClinton; 'Notes on the currency of early Tasmania' by John Reynolds; and R.W Giblin on Charles O'Hara Booth - and much natural history. View more info

Image for Tasmania, the Antarctic and the Sub-Antarctic : a record of proceedings at a forum held by the Governor of Tasmania, 1 August 2003.

Tasmania, the Antarctic and the Sub-Antarctic : a record of proceedings at a forum held by the Governor of Tasmania, 1 August 2003.

By: Antarctica:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, [Government of Tasmania: 2004].

Seller ID: 35656


(The Governor's Forum no 4.) Small 4to. 92pp. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Tasmanian Bird Atlas.

Tasmanian Bird Atlas.

By: THOMAS, David.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania: 1979

Seller ID: 35544


(Fauna of Tasmania Handbook no 2.) 172pp, 138 species location maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0859011038 View more info

Image for Tasmanian Caddis-flies.

Tasmanian Caddis-flies.

By: NEBOISS, Arturs.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, University of Tasmania: 1981

Seller ID: 13315


(Fauna of Tasmania Handbook no 4.) 180pp, line illustrations, maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0859011348 View more info

Image for Tasmanian Devil : a unique and threatened animal.

Tasmanian Devil : a unique and threatened animal.

By: OWEN, David & David Pemberton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2011

Seller ID: 30897


Reprint. Small 8vo. 226pp, illustrated in b&w and colour. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 1742376304 View more info

Image for Tasmanian Friends and Foes, feathered, furred and finned : a family chronicle of country life, natural history, and veritable adventure.

Tasmanian Friends and Foes, feathered, furred and finned : a family chronicle of country life, natural history, and veritable adventure.

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $625.00

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward: 1881

Seller ID: 22896


With coloured plates, from drawings by the Author and other illustrations. Second edition. Small 4to. [ii], 260pp, 8 coloured plates. Original green cloth, decorated in gold, black and blind; head and tail of spine rubbed and just beginning to fray, corners less so. All edges gilt. Slight foxing on a couple of early pages, otherwise the text is clean, as are all the plates. A good to very good copy. *** Ferguson 12515. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 64 : number 3.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: December2017

Seller ID: 35420


76pp, illustrations & maps. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ***The extinction of the Tasmanian emu (Dooley); indentured children from the Queen's Asylum (Frost); the 'Rats Castle' in Hobart (Ratcliff); 'Murder Most Foul', the death of an overseer at Point Puer (Rosen). View more info

Image for Tasmanian Mammals: a field guide.

Tasmanian Mammals: a field guide.

By: WATTS, Dave.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Conservation Trust: 1987

Seller ID: 14515


112pp. 38 mammals, each described and illustrated with a full-page colour plate, photographed by the author, footprint illustrations, glossary, location guide and map. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959050043 View more info

Tasmanian Marsupials and Monotremes.

By: COOMBE, Elizabeth.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Port Press: 1986

Seller ID: 21081


Inscribed by the author and illustrator on the verso of the first leaf. Illustrations by Anthony Burrows. 54pp, black & white illustrations, location maps. Soft covers (spine and adjoining narrow strip on back discoloured). Very good. ISBN 0958898405 View more info

Image for Tasmanian Sea Shells: common to other Australian states.

Tasmanian Sea Shells: common to other Australian states.

By: RICHMOND, Margaret H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: n.p., Author: nd [1990?]

Seller ID: 23128


First edition. 4to. 80pp, colour photographs, maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0731684443 ***The first volume. View more info

Image for The Endemic Flora of Tasmania. Parts 1-6 [complete].

The Endemic Flora of Tasmania. Parts 1-6 [complete].

By: CURTIS, Winifred (botanical and ecological text by) : painted by Margaret Stones.

Price: $1,650.00

Publisher: London, Ariel Press: 1967-78.

Seller ID: 4598


Six volumes, folio. Full-page colour plates, endpaper maps. Red cloth, gilt Tasmanian map device on the upper boards, with dustwrappers (in protective sleeves). A very good+ clean set. View more info

Image for The History of Mount Wellington : a Tasmanian sketchbook.

The History of Mount Wellington : a Tasmanian sketchbook.

By: De QUINCEY, Elizabeth.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1987

Seller ID: 28758


Oblong 4to. 132pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (rubbed at the edges and corners, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Last Tasmanian Tiger : the history and extinction of the Thylacine.

The Last Tasmanian Tiger : the history and extinction of the Thylacine.

By: PADDLE, Robert.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 11431


First edition. Large 8vo. 274pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0521782198 ***From the author's PhD thesis. Paddle 'challenges many conventional ideas about the species and the causes of its extinction'. While acknowledging that he has 'stood unashamedly on Eric Guiler's shoulders', the book often concentrates on the differences in interpretation between the two (although he also makes the point that there are few differences in their views on thylacine anatomy, physiology and behaviour). View more info

Image for The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

By: DAVIES, Margaret & Anita Hansen (eds).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 2014

Seller ID: 33092


Square 4to. iv, 234pp, profusely illustrated in colour. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ISBN 099251620X **The Rare Book collection of the Royal Society of Tasmania, which contains many significant and beautifully illustrated works of natural history. This study looks at 'both the science behind the magnificent volumes... [and] the artists who created the beautiful images'. View more info

Image for The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

The Library at the End of the World : natural science and its illustrators.

By: DAVIES, Margaret & Anita Hansen (eds).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 2014

Seller ID: 33091


1000 numbered copies, signed by the editors. Square 4to. iv, 234pp, profusely illustrated in colour. Pictorial papered boards. Fine [new]. ISBN 0992516218 **The Rare Book collection of the Royal Society of Tasmania, which contains many significant and beautifully illustrated works of fewnatural history. This study looks at 'both the science behind the magnificent volumes... [and] the artists who created the beautiful images'. View more info