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Image for A Century of Tasmanian Methodism 1820-1920.

A Century of Tasmanian Methodism 1820-1920.

By: DUGAN, C.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Methodist Assembly: 1920

Seller ID: 5727


Small 8vo. 110pp, 5 plates. Stapled with wrappers drawn on, as issued. The pages are rather yellowed but a good to very good clean copy. View more info

A Chronicle of Methodism in Van Diemen's Land 1820-1840.

By: PRETYMAN, R.D. (ed).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Aldersgate Press: 1970

Seller ID: 4880


#325 of 1500 numbered copies, signed by the author. 128pp. Soft covers. Edges yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

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A Donation to the Colony : the epic voyage on the 'Hannah' of German and British free settlers and their contribution to Van Diemen's Land.

By: MEIDL, Eva.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Forty Degrees South/German Australia Association: 2004

Seller ID: 27214


160pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0975723707 View more info

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A Far Microcosm : building and architecture in Van Diemen's Land and Tasmania 1803-1915.

By: RATCLIFF, Eric.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Launceston, Fullers Bookshop in association with Foot & Playsted: 2015

Seller ID: 33793


500 copies only. Four volumes. 2586pp (in total), numerous illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with french flaps, housed in a pictorial cloth-covered slipcase. Fine (new). ***Note that this is a very heavy set of books (7.5kg) and will require additional postage. View more info

A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

By: EVANS, George William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1967

Seller ID: 24210


Facsimile (first published 1822). 140pp, coloured folding map at rear, folding frontis view of Hobart Town; Introductory Note by K.R. von Stieglitz (8pp) loosely inserted, as issued. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (the white one, extremities a little rubbed, slight soiling, now in protective sleeve). Owner's details on front paste-down, the insert's staples rusted, otherwise a good clean copy. ***This facsimile includes the map which was issued separately to the original edition and is very rarely found with it. View more info

Image for A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

A Geographical, Historical, and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land, with important hints to emigrants, and useful information respecting the application for grants of land…

By: EVANS, George William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Heinemann: 1967

Seller ID: 25427


Facsimile (first published 1822). 8vo. 140pp, coloured folding map at rear, folding frontis view of Hobart Town. Introductory Note by K.R. von Stieglitz (8pp) loosely inserted (as issued). Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (the cream/red one: spine sunned, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ***This facsimile includes the map which was issued separately to the original edition and is very rarely found with it. View more info

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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 Tasmania from its discovery in 1642 to the present time.

By: FENTON, James.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 36052


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 1.) First published Hobart, 1884 (Ferguson 9580). 462pp, folding map, 4 colour (Bock aboriginal portraits) & one b&w (James 'Philosopher' Smith) plates. Brown cloth, lettered & ruled in black (as issued, without dustwrapper). A very good to fine clean copy. View more info

Image for A History of Tasmania from its discovery in 1642 to the present time.

A History of Tasmania from its discovery in 1642 to the present time.

By: FENTON, James

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1978

Seller ID: 36094


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 1.) First published Hobart, 1884 (Ferguson 9580). De Luxe issue: #23 of 100 copies thus. 462pp, folding map, 4 coloured plates (Bock aboriginal portraits) & one other (James 'Philosopher' Smith). Full dark blue leather, blind-stamped decorations, spine label and raised bands, with the publisher's plain card sleeve. A fine clean copy. View more info

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A History of Tasmania.

By: REYNOLDS, Henry.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cambridge University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 29625


xii, 332pp, 15 b&w illus. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 1107014581 ***Utilising key themes to bind his narrative, Reynolds explores how geography created a unique economic and migratory history for Tasmania, quite separate to the mainland experience. He offers an astute analysis of the island’s economic and demographic reality, by noting that this facilitated the survival of a rich heritage of colonial architecture unique in Australia, and allowed the resident population to foster a powerful web of kinship. View more info

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A History of Tasmania.

By: REYNOLDS, Henry.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 29624


Reprint. xii, 332pp, 15 b&w illus. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0521548373 ***Utilising key themes to bind his narrative, Reynolds explores how geography created a unique economic and migratory history for Tasmania, quite separate to the mainland experience. He offers an astute analysis of the island’s economic and demographic reality, by noting that this facilitated the survival of a rich heritage of colonial architecture unique in Australia, and allowed the resident population to foster a powerful web of kinship. View more info

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A History of Tasmania. Volume I : Van Diemen's Land from the earliest times to 1855.

By: ROBSON, Lloyd.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 6297


First edition. 632pp, illustrations, endpaper maps. Papered boards with dustwrapper (slightly rubbed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0195543645 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

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A Model Municipality : places of management, mentoring and medicine in Launceston.

By: GREEN, Anne.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Launceston City Council: 2007

Seller ID: 24820


[Stories in Stone: 3.] 4to. 248pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Owner's large bookplate inside front cover. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0959609083 ***Examines the city's institutions and their buildings in the fields of administration, health & welfare, education and learning, religion and mentoring View more info

A Picture of Van Diemen's Land. A facsimile of a work published in "The Colonial Magazine" 1840-41.

By: BURN, David.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1973

Seller ID: 4471


185pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly dulled, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0858530139 View more info

Image for A Residence in Tasmania : with a descriptive tour through the island, from Macquarie Harbour to Circular Head.

A Residence in Tasmania : with a descriptive tour through the island, from Macquarie Harbour to Circular Head.

By: STONEY, Capt. H. Butler.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1982

Seller ID: 5083


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 6.) First published 1856 (Ferguson 16295). #187 of 250 numbered copies. (vi), viii, 312, 16 (original publisher's list), 10pp (new index & colophon); frontis, title-page vignette, double-page map, 7 plates, 6 other illus. Finely bound in tan half kangaroo and marbled paper boards. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for A Residence in Tasmania : with a descriptive tour through the island, from Macquarie Harbour to Circular Head.

A Residence in Tasmania : with a descriptive tour through the island, from Macquarie Harbour to Circular Head.

By: STONEY, Capt. H. Butler.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Hobart, Melanie Publications: 1982

Seller ID: 36093


(Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions, no 6.) First published 1856 (Ferguson 16295). #15 of 25 copies thus, from a total print run of 250 copies. Full golden kangaroo, gilt decorations, map of Tasmania stamped in brown at lower front corner of upper board, marbled eps. (vi), viii, 312, 16 (original publisher's list), 10 (new index & colophon) pp; frontis, title-page vignette, double-page map, 7 plates, 6 other illus. A fine 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

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

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

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A Short History of Tasmania.

By: ROBSON, Lloyd (updated by Michael Roe).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 4992


Second edition. 196pp. Soft covers. Owner's small name label inside front cover. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0195541995 View more info

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A Shred of Autobiography, or The Progress of a Convict.

By: JORGENSON, Jorgen.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Adel., Sullivan's Cove: 1981

Seller ID: 4757


#2884 of 375 numbered copies, initalled by the publisher. Folio. 100pp, coloured frontis portrait. Navy blue cloth with dustwrapper (a little creased and with three short clean tears in the lower edge, closed by a previous owner with tape, on the inside; now in protective sleeve). The book is in very good to fine condition, the wrapper good+. ***The full text of Jorgenson's autobiography as it first appeared, in two parts, in the Hobart Town Almanacks of 1835 and 1838. View more info

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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

Image for A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope : John Montagu and Sir John Franklin.

A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope : John Montagu and Sir John Franklin.

By: JOEL, Craig R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 29411


476pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1921509821 ***A new study of the colonial administration of Van Diemen's Land: Joel argues that Colonial Secretary Montagu usurped the administratively inexperienced Sir John Franklin's authority in his desire to curry favour in London, and that it was Montagu who was the chief architect of the failed probation system of convict discipline. View more info

Image for A Van Diemen's Land Settler : the letter of Samuel Guy, Van Diemen's Land 1823.

A Van Diemen's Land Settler : the letter of Samuel Guy, Van Diemen's Land 1823.

By: GUY, Samuel.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Sydney, St Mark's Press: 1991

Seller ID: 35949


With an Introductory Note by Irene Schaffer. Illustrated by Roderick Shaw. #34 of 60 numbered copies signed by the publisher. Small 8vo. [x], ii, 20pp. Hand-set and printed on hand-made rag paper. Cloth-backed paste-papered boards with leather spine label and mylar protective wrapper. A fine clean copy. ***The seventh book of the press. Samuel Guy arrived in Hobart Town in November 1822 and settled at New Norfolk, where he received a grant of 800 acres. The letter is to his brother in Sussex, describing life in the colony and offering some advice to any intending emigrants. 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 : a bibliography.

By: Tasman, Abel:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Public Library of NSW: 1963

Seller ID: 5711


80pp, coloured tipped-in frontis. (Tasman en famille), 3 illustrations (including the Tasman Map held by the Mitchell Library). Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. 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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Alexander Pearce of Macquarie Harbour : convict - bushranger - cannibal.

By: SPROD, Dan.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hobart, Cat & Fiddle Press: 1977

Seller ID: 6098


First (and only) edition of 750 numbered copies, signed by the author. 173pp, frontispiece, 8 black & white illustrations, endpaper map. Red cloth, stamped with the broad arrow, with dustwrapper (now in protective sleeve). The page edges and the wrapper's spine are a little yellowed, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. View more info

Image for All That We Inherit : being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and the reminiscences and memories of James Backhouse Walker and Sarah Benson Walker, the wife of George Washington Walker, banker, both of early Hobart Town, Tasmania.

All That We Inherit : being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and the reminiscences and memories of James Backhouse Walker and Sarah Benson Walker, the wife of George Washington Walker, banker, both of early Hobart Town, Tasmania.

By: WALKER, Peter Benson.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1968

Seller ID: 5411


500 numbered copies, signed by the author. Small 8vo. 158pp, illus, 7 pedigrees. Blue cloth and clear acetate dustwrapper. Some offsetting on endpapers, along with an ink-stamped small ownership crest; otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for American Citizens, British Slaves : Yankee political prisoners in an Australian prison colony 1839-1850.

American Citizens, British Slaves : Yankee political prisoners in an Australian prison colony 1839-1850.

By: PYBUS, Cassandra & Hamish Maxwell-Stewart.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 2002

Seller ID: 14976


270pp, 12pp b/w illus. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 0522850278 ***An account of the American citizens transported to Van Diemen's Land for their part in the Canadian rebellions of 1837. View more info

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

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 Exile from Canada: being the story of Elijah Woodman, transported overseas for participation in the Upper Canada troubles of 1837-38.

By: LANDON, Fred.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1960

Seller ID: 15438


Reprint. 321pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed and chipped, with a piece missing near head of spine, now in protective sleeve). A good to very good clean copy, in a good-only wrapper. ***Woodman was one of the Patriot Exiles transported to Van Diemen's Land for his part in the rebellion in Upper Canada in 1837-38. This account is compiled from his unpublished diaries. View more info

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An Immigrant of 1824.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1973

Seller ID: 20046


48pp, 2 plates, 9 figures. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***The immigrant is George Augustus Robinson, later the 'Conciliator' of the Tasmanian Aborigines. This account is based on his shipboard diary, kept during his passge, aboard Triton, to Van Diemen's Land. View more info

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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 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 Andrew Bent and the Freedom of the Press in Van Diemen's Land.

Andrew Bent and the Freedom of the Press in Van Diemen's Land.

By: WOODBERRY, Joan.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fuller's Bookshop: 1972

Seller ID: 5200


750 numbered copies. 174pp. Brown synthetic cloth with clear acetate dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0858530058 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 Australia's Birthstain : the startling legacy of the convict era.

Australia's Birthstain : the startling legacy of the convict era.

By: SMITH, Babette.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2008

Seller ID: 24721


400pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 1741146046 View more info

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Australian Colonial Portraits.

By: BUSCOMBE, Eve.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery: 1979

Seller ID: 7577


4to. 74pp, illustrated in b/w and colour, 4 facsimile pages (Thomas Bock's notes 'first sitting for a portrait'). Soft covers, extremities a trifle rubbed. Signed by the author. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Australian Literature : a bibliography from its beginnings to 1935, in two volumes [with] Pressmen and Governors : Australian editors and writers in early Tasmania.

Australian Literature : a bibliography from its beginnings to 1935, in two volumes [with] Pressmen and Governors : Australian editors and writers in early Tasmania.

By: MILLER, E. Morris.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 35512


Three volumes. Facsimile edition (first published 1940 & 1952). 1074pp (across the two volumes) & 308pp. Green synthetic cloth, spines lettered in silver. A very good clean set. *** Miller's two major works re-published in facsimile as a three-volume set. Australian Literature... is sub-titled: 'A descriptive and bibliographic survey of books by Australian authors in poetry, drama, fiction, criticism and anthology, with subsidiary entries to 1938'. Pressmen and Governors.. has the sub-title 'A contribution to the history of the Australian press and literature with notes biographical and biblio... View more info

Image for Backhouse and Walker: a Quaker view of the Australian colonies, 1832-1838.

Backhouse and Walker: a Quaker view of the Australian colonies, 1832-1838.

By: OATS, William Nicolle.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press and Australian Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends: 1981

Seller ID: 4918


76pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0908528094 ***includes a chapter on the Aborigines. View more info

Image for Barrack Hill : a history of Anglesea Barracks 1811-2011.

Barrack Hill : a history of Anglesea Barracks 1811-2011.

By: LENNOX, John & John Wadsley.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, Military Heritage Society of Tasmania: 2011

Seller ID: 29784


Oblong 4to. 238pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0642297460 View more info

Image for Benedictine Pioneers in Australia.

Benedictine Pioneers in Australia.

By: BIRT, Henry Norbert.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Polding Press: [1970]

Seller ID: 30399


Facsimile of the London 1911 edition (this publisher's name given only on the spine). Two volumes. 8vo, [I] xiv, 504pp; frontis portrait, 4 portrait illustrations. [II] [viii], 516pp; frontis protrait, 3 portrait illustrations, index. Brown faux leather, gilt spine titles. Slight spotting of top edges. Very good. *** Much on the convict system, with a clergy list for Australia in 1857. View more info

Image for Beyond the Pale : the Islander community of Bass Strait in the nineteenth century.

Beyond the Pale : the Islander community of Bass Strait in the nineteenth century.

By: MURRAY-SMITH, Stephen.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: Dec.1973

Seller ID: 19564


In THRAPP Volume 20/4, pp 167-200, 8 photographic illustrations. Stapled in wrappers (slight uneven fading and a few trifling marks to the covers). A very good clean copy. ***The only publication of this article - and thus a hard issue to find. Also in this issue: 'The Sandfly Coal Mine and tramway', by Lindsay Whitham (pp201-09, 1 plate) and 'The Ralphs Bay Neck railway', by Jack Thwaites (pp210-200). View more info

Image for Black Robinson : Protector of Aborigines.

Black Robinson : Protector of Aborigines.

By: RAE ELLIS, Vivienne.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1988

Seller ID: 28146


First edition. 308pp, frontis portrait, 29 illus, 2 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0522843468 ***George Augustus Robinson: the 'Conciliator' of the Tasmanian Aborigines. View more info

Image for Black War : fear, sex and resistance in Tasmania.

Black War : fear, sex and resistance in Tasmania.

By: CLEMENTS, Nicholas.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brisbane, UQP: 2014

Seller ID: 32739


268pp, 8pp coloured illustrations. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0702250066 *** Clements 'has great empathy for both the beleaguered Aboriginal bands and the hapless convict workers. He is remarkably even-handed, avoiding the partisanship that has characterised and diminished much of previous scholarship' (Henry Reynolds). View more info

Image for Black War: the extermination of the Tasmanian Aborigines.

Black War: the extermination of the Tasmanian Aborigines.

By: TURNBULL, Clive.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cheshire-Lansdowne: 1965

Seller ID: 6413


Reprint. 274pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. 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