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1 Adam Smith, Patsy & Woodberry, Joan Historic Tasmania Sketchbook
Adelaide Rigby 1977 0727002864 / 9780727002860 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & White drawings by Max Angus, Frank Mather and Arthur Phillips. 251 pages ID214045 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Obliged To Submit: Wives and Mistresses Of Colonial Governors, Alexander, Alison
2 Alexander, Alison Obliged To Submit: Wives and Mistresses Of Colonial Governors
Dynnyre, Tasmania Montpelier Press 1999 1876597011 / 9781876597016 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Small nick to top edge of front cover has been reinforced on the inside with document tape. Black & white illustrations. 251 pages The influential wives and mistresses of Van Diemen's Land from the early days to the respectable Victorian era. ID291327 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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3 Bolt, Frank Port Arthur A Photographic Essay
Hobart Waratah Publications 1972 1st Edition Softcover 
Oblong Octavo size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Unpaginated ID272323 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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4 Bolt, Frank Richmond. A Photographic Essay
Kingston, Tasmania Waratah Publications 1984 2nd Edition Card Covers 
Oblong Octavo Size. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. ID257191 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Penal Peninsula  Port Arthur And Its Outstations, 1827 - 1898, Brand, Ian
5 Brand, Ian Penal Peninsula Port Arthur And Its Outstations, 1827 - 1898
West Moonah Jason Publications 1978 0909640084 / 9780909640088 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Book in excellent condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Maps to endpapers. 226 pages ID200005 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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6 Brogden, Stanley Tasmanian Journey
Melbourne Pioneer Tours 1949 2nd Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ has some wear to flap folds, and edges - now protected in plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 96 pages ID145188 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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An Affirming Flame. Adventures in Continuing Education, Brooks, Kenneth G.
7 Brooks, Kenneth G. An Affirming Flame. Adventures in Continuing Education
Hobart William Legrand Publishing 1987 0731611063 / 9780731611065 Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Corners and covers are lightly rubbed. 208 pages In 1954 Kenneth Brooks was appointed Director of Adult Education in Tasmania. This book is a record of the ensuing years. This is not just a history of Adult Education in Tasmania but also a model of how to translate important social and personal goals into effective action. ID247077 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Abel Tasman [Australian Explorers], Clark, Manning
8 Clark, Manning Abel Tasman [Australian Explorers]
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1959 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Slight age-toning to spine. Black & white illustrations & maps. 32 pages Australian Explorers series. ID286753 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Discovery of Tasmania: Journal Extracts from the Expeditions of Abel Janszoon Tasman and Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne 1642 and 1772, Duyker, edward [Edited by]
9 Duyker, edward [Edited by] The Discovery of Tasmania: Journal Extracts from the Expeditions of Abel Janszoon Tasman and Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne 1642 and 1772
Hobart St. David's Park Publishing 1992 0724622411 / 9780724622412 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial boards. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 106 pages Translated by edward, herman & Maryse Duyker ID285787 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Tasmania 1803-1900 From Colony to Commonwealth, Finkel, George
10 Finkel, George Tasmania 1803-1900 From Colony to Commonwealth
Melbourne Nelson 1976 0170029239 / 9780170029230 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 112 pages ID208990 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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11 Mackaness, George The Van Diemen's Land Warriors. With an essay on Matthew Brady.
Dubbo Review Publications 1979 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Staple-bound - pamphlet style. 53 pages Originally published by Mackaness in a limited edition. This is Volume XXXVI in the new series of Australian Historical Monographs. Includes a facsimile copy of the "The Van Diemen's Land Warriors or the Heroes of Cornwall; Satire in Three Cantos by Pindar Juvenal" published in 1827 ID271109 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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12 Monks, Linda SHADES OF OLD HOBART
Launceston, Tasmania The Examiner Press n.d. Staple Bound 
Slim pamphlet in very good condition with black and white photos by Peter Moores. unpaginated ID239027 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Experiences of a Convict: Transported for Twenty-one Years, Mortlock, J.F. (Edited by Wilkes, G.A. and Mitchell, A.G.)
13 Mortlock, J.F. (Edited by Wilkes, G.A. and Mitchell, A.G.) Experiences of a Convict: Transported for Twenty-one Years
Sydney Sydney University Press 1966 2nd Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine a little sunned and now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Still a nice copy. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 248pages ID236358 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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100 Years of Western Tasmanian Mining, Pink, Kerry
14 Pink, Kerry 100 Years of Western Tasmanian Mining
Zeehan West Coast Pioneers' Memorial Museum 1975 0959829504 / 9780959829501 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Diagrams. vii, 59pp A reproduction of the Mining Centenary special feature produced in 1971 by the Advocate Newspaper ID278494 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Friendly Mission. The Tasmanian Journals and Papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834 [plus Supplement], Plomley, N.J.B.
15 Plomley, N.J.B. Friendly Mission. The Tasmanian Journals and Papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834 [plus Supplement]
Hobart Tasmanian Historical Research Association 1966[Supplement 1971] 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. Blue cloth boards. Endpaper maps. Illustrated with Black & White maps. Includes separate supplement - staplebound softcover issued in 1971. Previous owners signature to top of half-title page. A very nice, clean and tight copy. 1074, 32 pages Conflicts between settlers and Tasmanian Aborigines had vastly increased during the 1830s, which became known as the Black War. In 1830 Robinson investigated the Cape Grim massacre that had occurred in 1828 and reported that 30 Aborigines had been massacred. Robinson was to be brought in as a conciliator between settlers and Aborigines. His mission was to round up the Aborigines to resettle them at the camp of Wybalenna on Flinders Island. Robinson befriended Truganini, to whom he promised food, housing and security on Flinders Island until the situation on the mainland had calmed down. With Truganini, Robinson succeeded in forging an agreement with the Big River and Oyster Bay peoples, and by the end of 1835, nearly all the Aboriginals had been relocated to the new settlement. Robinson's involvement with the Tasmanian Aboriginals ended soon after this, though, and the Wybalenna settlement became more akin to a prison as the camp conditions deteriorated and many of the residents died of ill health and homesickness. Because of this, Robinson's place in history is generally viewed as negative, especially within the current Aboriginal community. Some historians agree that his initial intentions were genuine, but his abandonment of the community is viewed as a turning point for the worse for the Tasmanian Aboriginals. Moreover, his promises of providing a place where Aborigines could practice their cultural traditions and ceremonies never came to fruition. ID142813 
Price: 400.00 AUD
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16 Pringle-Jones, Jennifer and Hughes, Gayleen Tasmania Is a Garden
Buderim, Qld. David Bateman Ltd 1985 0949135038 / 9780949135032 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Single closed tear to rear Dj by upper spine. Delightful watercolour illustrations by Gayleen Hughes. 56 pages Captures the beauty of tiny cottage gardens through to large public areas such as the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. ID262939 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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In Tasmania, Shakespeare, Nicholas
17 Shakespeare, Nicholas In Tasmania
Sydney Knopf 2004 1740512715 / 9781740512718 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Facsimile maps to endpapers. 374 pages A rich and powerful portrait of this intriguing land. ID254197 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Colonial Life in Tasmania. Fifty Years of Photography 1855-1905, Sierp, Allan
18 Sierp, Allan Colonial Life in Tasmania. Fifty Years of Photography 1855-1905
Adelaide Rigby 1976 0727002287 / 9780727002280 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine a bit faded. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Remainder mark to top edge. 216 pages ID237257 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Tales of Old Tasmania, Smith, Coultman
19 Smith, Coultman Tales of Old Tasmania
Adelaide Rigby 1978 0727005413 / 9780727005410 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has small closed tear to top edge of face & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 160pages Used to exile Aborigines and "house" undesirable prisoners in the early colonial times, Tasmania has a sorry history of human atrocities. The author's great grandfather was one of Tasmania's most colourful early settlers. A very interesting read. ID175312 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Van Diemen's Land Revealed. Flinders and Bass and Their Circumnavigation of the Island in the Colonial Sloop Norfolk 1798-1799, Sprod, Dan [Editor]
20 Sprod, Dan [Editor] Van Diemen's Land Revealed. Flinders and Bass and Their Circumnavigation of the Island in the Colonial Sloop Norfolk 1798-1799
Hobart Blubber Head Press 2009 0908528353 / 9780908528356 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. B/w map. Three colour folded charts to rear pocket. 228 pages This book presents original accounts of the circumnavigation of Tasmania by Flinders and Bass together with commentary, notes and references. A facsimile of Flinders most rare pamphlet "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" along with three important charts which were intended to accompany the pamphlet are reproduced in this book. ID285704 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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