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Hobart Sketchbook

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID133597

ISBN: 0727000284


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations by Max Angus. 55 pages View more info

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After Port Arthur. Personal stories of courage and resilience ten years on from the tragedy that shocked the nation

By: Altmann, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294351

ISBN: 1741142687


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 250 pages View more info

Port Arthur A Photographic Essay

By: Bolt, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Waratah Publications: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID272323


Oblong Octavo size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Unpaginated View more info

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An Affirming Flame. Adventures in Continuing Education

By: Brooks, Kenneth G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, William Legrand Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: ID247077

ISBN: 0731611063


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. View more info

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Wild Rivers Franklin Denison Gordon

By: Brown, Bob [Text] & Dombrovskis, Peter [Photographs]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sandy Bay, Peter Dombrovskis Pty Ltd: 1983

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID297898

ISBN: 0959753044


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ copy in Very Good+ dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Beautiful full page colour photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 128 pages Originally published to support the Wild Rivers Campaign in 1982. A spectacular momento of this most beautiful part of south-western Tasmania. View more info

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"Poverty is not a Crime". The Development of Social Services in Tasmania 1803-1900

By: Brown, Joan C.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmania, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301400

ISBN: 090947902X


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some mild age-toning and edgewear to dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 192 pages History of Social Services in Tasmania from 1803 until 1900. View more info

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Wainewright in Tasmania

By: Crossland, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID260098


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. xiii, 166 pages The last ten years in the life of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright - once described by Oscar Wide as "the blackest villain in history". View more info

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Bert's Story

By: Farquhar, BA

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Launceston, Tasmania, Regal Books: no datecirca 90s

Edition: 1st Edition (Presumed)

Seller ID: ID303793

ISBN: 0949457396


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 291 pages The Autobiography of B.A Farquhar View more info

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Tasmania 1803-1900 From Colony to Commonwealth

By: Finkel, George

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID208990

ISBN: 0170029239


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 View more info

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Bound by Every Tie of Duty: John Lewes Pedder, Chief Justice of Van Diemen's Land

By: Fox, Jacqueline

Price: $52.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300584

ISBN: 1925801160


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 324 pages John Lewes Pedder (1793 - 1859) served as Chief Justice of Van Diemen's Land from 1824 to 1854, and his long career provides a unique window into the colonial world - through crime, politics, and frontier collision with the island's Aboriginal people. Where Pedder's critics condemn a subservient official who hindered reform and sent hundreds to the gallows, contemporaries lauded an upright judge, cour... View more info

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A Man and a Mountain. The Story of Gustav Weindorfer.

By: Giordano, Margaret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Regal Publications: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID302285

ISBN: 0949457043


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 123 pages This book is an enthralling story of pioneer conservationist Gustav Weindorfer, who battled to fulfil a dream- the establishment of the Cradle Mt-Lake St Clair National Park in Tasmania. View more info

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Tasmanian Inventions & Innovations

By: Hall, Carolyn [Catalogue Design]

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Launceston, Tasmania, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294377

ISBN: 0724615571


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 60 pages Catalogue of an exhibition to celebrate Tasmania's long history of innovation and ingenuity. View more info

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The Escape of the Notorious Sir Willam Heans (and the Mystery of Mr Daunt)

By: Hay, William

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID293972


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has small piece missing from top edge of frnt panel and is slightly age-toned. Very faint scattered foxing to book edges. Bookseller stamp/label to front paste-down. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 415 pages A Romance of Tasmania View more info

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If you faint, fall backwards! or Medicine: Warts and All

By: Madill, Frank Dr.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Mowbray, Tasmania, Published by Author: 2005

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: ID302998

ISBN: 0646446185


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Black & white illustrations by Josie Riches. 320 pages View more info

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The History of Van Dieman's Land. From the Year 1824 to 1835, inclusive. During the Administration of Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur

By: Melville, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Horwitz: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301745


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Age-toned DJ is a little grubby wirh some red marks to back cover of DJ.. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 199 pages Edited and an introduction by George Mackaness, View more info

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Experiences of a Convict: Transported for Twenty-one Years

By: Mortlock, J.F. (Edited by Wilkes, G.A. and Mitchell, A.G.)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1965

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID302165


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No Dustjacket. Very light scattered flecking to fore edge. 248 pages First published 1864-65 View more info

Image for Friendly Mission. The Tasmanian Journals and Papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834 [plus Supplement]

Friendly Mission. The Tasmanian Journals and Papers of George Augustus Robinson 1829-1834 [plus Supplement]

By: Plomley, N.J.B.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: 1966[Supplement 1971]

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID142813


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 i... View more info

Tasmania Is a Garden

By: Pringle-Jones, Jennifer and Hughes, Gayleen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Buderim, Qld., David Bateman Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID262939

ISBN: 0949135038


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. View more info

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In Tasmania

By: Shakespeare, Nicholas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Knopf: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID254197

ISBN: 1740512715


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. View more info

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A Portrait of Tasmania

By: Webb, Sharon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tasmania, The Tasmanian Book Company: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID301335

ISBN: 0646237179


Oblong Quarto Size [approx 30.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 144 pages In this book Sharon Webb takes you on a leisurely tour of Tasmania. View more info