72420
ABEL, Gordon
AGAINST THE GRAIN: with the Huon Pine Loggers of the West Coast of Tasmania

D.& G. Abel. Newmarket, Qld. c. 2000. 1st Ed. (4), 63 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map at centrefold and 32 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Covers laminated. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Near fine. 21 x 14.7.
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$30

72135
ALEXANDER, Alison (editor)
The Companion to TASMANIAN HISTORY

Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies / University of Tasmania. Hobart,, Tasmania. 2005. 1st Ed. XII, 568 PP with 2 graphs and 35 b/w illustrations. FP: 'Paterdale, Van Diemen's Land, 1840, by John Glover. Eps: 4 colour maps of Tasmania (Aboriginal, Geographical, Towns & Transport). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 19. 186295223X
1073 articles on every important aspect of Tasmania's Hidtory.
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$80

36606
ANGUS, Max
SIMPKINSON DE WESSELOW - Landscape painter in Van Diemen's Land and the Port Phillip District 1844-1848

Hobart. 1984. Blubber Head Press. 1st edition limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by the author. This copy is no.21. 191 PP with 9 illustrations (3 colour & 6 b/w), 61 plates in colour, and 217 b/w illust. of the catalogue of Australian colonial works in Tasmanian public collections, plus 1 large folded plate (No. 39). Fp: Miniature of F.G. Simpkinson. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 31.7 x 28. 0908528132
Joined the Royal Navy in 1832, served with Captain F.W. Beechey then Captain Edward Belcher on HMS "Sulphur". Appointed to the Rossbank Observatory between 1844 and 1848...
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$250

59410
AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 29

Sydney. 2005. AIMA / Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Volume 29, 2005. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 88 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 21.
Survivor camp from Sydney Cove, by M. Nash. Watercraft discard in Tasmania. Watercraft abandonment in Australia, by N. Richards. ...
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$35

34337
BANKS
SIR JOSEPH BANKS MEMORIAL LECTURES 1988

Hobart. 1988. The Royal Society of Tasmania. 1st Ed., with a foreword by General Sir Phillip Bennett, Governor of Tasmania No pagination, 28 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Sir David Cecil Smith, Sir Joseph Banks Memorial Lecturer. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0959867961
A contribution to the Australian Bicentenary celebrations.
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$10

10199
BANKS, M. R. & SMITH, S. J. (editors)
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SYMPOSIUM ON MACQUARIE ISLAND (in Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania)

Hobart. 1987. Royal Society of Tasmania. Volume 122, Part I. IV, (2), 318 PP with tables, b/w figures (graphs, maps) & b/w photo plates. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.2.
Thirty-three papers presented at this Symposium (May 11-15, 1987) covering all aspects of the island: history/discovery (sealing), earth sciences (geology, vegetation), meteorology, biological sciences (flora & fauna) and physics...
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$30

58083
BATESON, Charles
DIRE STRAIT - A History of Bass Strait

Sydney. 1973. BHP / Reed. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, pictorial front, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. 30 x 21.3. 0589071165
Details the history of Bass Strait: discovery, exploration, sealers, chartmakers, shipwrecks & the more recent oil discoveries.
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$20

70156
BATT, Neil (editor)
THE HISTORY OF THE HOBART HIGH SCHOOL: FIFTY YEARS - 1913-1963

Hobart. 1963. Hobart High School. 1st Ed. Foreword by V.R. Long. 96 PP with 1 crest in colour on title page and 80 b/w illustrations (1 artwork by L. Mckay, 1 drawing and 78 photos). Soft cover, illustrated front cover (with a light crease). Near fine. Oblong. 18 x 24.
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$30

67186
BAUDIN
FROM FRANCE TO FREYCINET - The background to the French names on the East Coast of Tasmania

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council. Swansea. c. 1995 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 chart and 33 colour photos. Stapled pictorial soft covers. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.
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$20

72220
BECKETT, Pat & MAREE, Piet
RE-DISCOVERING TASMANIA - The North-West Coast

The Advocate. Burnie & Devonport, Tasmania. 1955. 1st edition of October 1955. Introduction, by Ian Harris (editor) and Foreword by Tourism Minister Hand. 184 PP with 12 pages of advertisements and b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, 6 maps or plans, photos). Stiff covers, illustrations on recto and verso, spiral bound. Light wear to covers. Name of previous owner on title page. Contents near fine. 21 x 14.
Pat Beckett, better known as Patsy Adams-Smith wrote other books on Tasmania and her experiences at sea.
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$40

72358
BECKETT, Wilfrid (editor)
TASMANIA TODAY ... A Selection of Airviews

Beckett Sterling Ltd. Sydney. c. 1950. 1st Ed. 20 PP with 1 map "Index" and 18 "airviews" photos. Soft covers, pictorial front (Hobart and Mount Wellington). Very good. Oblong: 20 x 27.5.
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$15

72661
BENNETT, Richard
ISLANDS OF TASMANIA

Richard Bennett. Kingston, Tasmania. 2006. 1st Ed. Foreword by Honourable William J.E. Cox. No pagination, c. 160 PP with 2 b/w photos and colour illustrations: 1 map with 2 insets & over 150 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 23.3. 9780957811041
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$30

55523
BETHELL, L.S.
THE STORY OF PORT DALRYMPLE: Life and Work in Northern Tasmania

L.G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. c.1957. 1st Ed. Foreword by W. A. Townsley. X, 193, IX (index) PP with 9 maps & plans, 4 tables and 68 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers lightly soiled with light wear. Slight ageing of paper. Contents near fine. 24.5 x 15.6.
Port at the mouth of the Tamar River. Chapters 3 & 4: Ships in Port Dalrymple.
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$40

72134
BLYTH, Stan
THE BRITOMART 'S GOLD, and other stories

Stan Blyth. Prospect, Tasmania. 1990. . 1st Ed. 179 PP with 2 maps, 1 facsimile of document and 1 facsimile of newspaper clipping. Card cover, illustrated front, staples. Dated and signed by the author on page 5. A very good copy. 19.6 x 14.
The barque Britomart sailed from Port Phillip, Victoria, with 1 ton of gold, then disappeared in Bass Strait, near Preservation Island, then the haunt of sealers...
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$45

71841
BLYTH, Stan
THESE DAYS HAVE GONE FOREVER - A Narrative of the Early Days of the Furneaux Islands as I Knew Them

Stan Blyth. Prospect, Tasmania. 1986. 1st Ed. (10), 92 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map of Flinders Island and 14 sketches by Rosemary Mastnak. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Dated and signed by the author on page (5) "Autobiography". Fine. Scarce. 29 x 20.6.
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$70

69635
BOLT, Frank
THE FOUNDING OF HOBART: a Diary recounting the Events on the Derwent in 1803-1804

Peregrine Pty. Ltd. Kettering, Tas. 2005. Reprint of the 2004 original. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 folded plan (in colour) of Hobart Town. Fp (in colour): Robert, Lord Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire (1760-1816). Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 25.6 x 18.5. 0975716603
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$65

70723
BOWDEN, K. M.
CAPTAIN JAMES KELLY OF HOBART TOWN

Melbourne. 1964. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. VI, 126 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few spots. Light offsetting of endpapers. Contents fine. 21 x 13.5.
The life of the most adventurous whaling master of Hobart Town... First man around Tasmania... Shipwreck on Macquarie.
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$30

15492
BRANAGAN, J.G.
THE HISTORIC TAMAR VALLEY, Its People, Places and Shipping 1798-1990

Regal Publications. Launceston. 1991. 1st Ed. XIV, 316 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps & plans, photos & paintings). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 094945768X
History of the third oldest settlement in Australia.
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$45

71592
BRAND TASMANIA
TASMANIA - AUSTRALIA: A World apart for living, working, learning and investing

Brand Tasmania Council. c. 2012. Hobart. 1st Ed. 16 PP with colour illustrations: sketch map of Tasmania and location map, 5 portraits and 34 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

72633
BRETTINGHAM-MOORE, J.
MARITIME TASMANIA - A Cruising Guide with Historical Notes and Coastal Photography

Shadrach. Cambridge, Tasmania. 1988. 1st Ed. 190 PP with 4 charts, 10 b/w illustrations (3 photos and 7 engravings), 40 b/w photos, and 99 maps & plans. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear around edges of covers and dust jacket which is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. Scarce. 30.2 x 21.5. 0731633318
Discovery and exploration, settlement, sealing and whaling. Then cruising guide with 98 maps and plans.
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$60

69074
BROXAM, Graeme
THE BASS STRAIT FERRY "CITY OF MELBOURNE', Pioneer Australian Screw Steamship

Hobart. 2008. Navarine Publishing. 1st Ed. VI, 54 PP with 2 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (chart of Bass Strait at centrefold, 4 engravings, 2 plans, and 8 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Signed on title page by author and publisher.. Fine. 21 x 14.8., 9780975133132
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$25

70592
BROXAM, Graeme
PRIDE OF THE PORT - The Watermen of Hobart Town

Hobart. 2012. Navarine Publishing. August 2012 revised edition of the March 2009 original. Edition limited to 50 copies. IV, 108 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Signed on title page by the author & publisher. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8., 9780975133149
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$35

30554
BROXAM, Graeme
SHIPPING ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES - TASMANIA - Vol. III: 1843-1850

Canberra. 1998. Navarine Publishing / Roebuck Book. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society Publication No. 45. XIV, 603 PP with 2 graphs,and 65 b/w illust. FEP: Map of Tasmania, c. 1850s. REP: An 1830s engraving of the Paddle steamer Seahorse. Hard cover, dj. Copy signed by the author on title page. Fine. 25.8 x 18. 0958656134
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$60

32402
BROXAM, Graeme
A STEAMSHIP FOR HOBART, S.S. REEMERE 1909

Canberra. 1992. Navarine. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies (No. 423/1000). Foreword by Ken Wriedt. II, 60 PP with 1 plan, 1 map & 46 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Signed by author. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0646113291
Story of small trading craft plying Tasmanian bays, rivers and inlets. The need to preserve and restore the SS Reemere, launched in 1909.
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$20

70866
BROXAM, Graeme & CHATWIN, Dale (Editors)
PAPERS OF THE HOBART WHALING CONFERENCE: 6 - 7 May, 2019

Hobart. 2020. Navarine Publishing. No. 67 in the Roebuck Series. 1st limited edition, signed by both editors. VIII, 165 PP, (2), with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. New. 25.2 x 20. 9780648725213
Papers include: British and Australian Whale Fisheries, Colonial Australasian Whaling, Tasmanian and Hobart Whaling, Sealing, Australian Whaling ...
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$25

61933
BROXAM, Graeme (compiler)
TERRA LINNA - The History, Recovery and Reconstruction of Tasmania's Oldest Racing Yacht

Hobart. 2012. Wooden Boat Guild Tasmania / The Vintage Boat Club of Tasmania. Relaunch-day Souvenir Edition, limited to 100 copies. Foreword by Ross Barnett. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawing at centrefold, 1 engraving and 29 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8., 9780975133170
Built 1881, relaunched on 23rd June 2012.
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$25

68393
BROXAM, Graeme (compiler)
TERRA LINNA - The History, Recovery and Reconstruction of Tasmania's Oldest Racing Yacht

Hobart. 2017. Wooden Boat Guild Tasmania / Navarine Publishing. 3rd edition with corrections and additions. Foreword by Ross Barnett. 56 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawing at centrefold, 1 engraving and 40 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the compiler on title page. New. 21 x 14.8. 9780975133170
Built 1881, relaunched on 23rd June 2012.
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$20

70871
BROXAM, Graeme (editor)
TASMANIAN PINERS' PUNTS - Their History and Design

Hobart. 2020. Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania / Australian National Maritime Museum. Reprint of the 2019 edition. (6), 120 PP with tables, b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 1 map of Tasmania, line drawings, sketches & plans, 14 photos) and over 100 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Dated and signed on preliminary page by Graeme Broxam, editor. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780992366063
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$50

71515
BUCKBY, Pauline
DAVID HOWIE, Devil or Saint

Jamala Press. Smithton, Tasmania. 2003. 1st Ed. 186 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 plan, 1 sketch map of King Island and 38 engravings & photos. Illustrated stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 23.5 x 15.5. 1876913088
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$50

67835
BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
WIND WAVES WEATHER - TASMANIA

Canberra. 2000. Commonwealth of Australia. December 2000 edition in the Boating Weather series. IV, 44 PP with tables and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with a couple of very small nicks, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0642320497
Contents include: Using a barometer, Weather in Tasmania, Waves, Winds and the Beaufort scale...
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$15

72156
BURN, David and Edited by George MACKANESS
NARRATIVE OF THE OVERLAND JOURNEY OF SIR JOHN AND LADY FRANKLIN and Party from Hobart Town to Macquarie Harbour 1842

D.S. Ford, Printers. Sydney. 1955. 1st edition of 150 copies, with an Introduction, Notes and Commentary by George Mackaness (editor). One of the 15 presentation copies: "The Author's Own Personal copy" dated and signed by the author on verso of title page, and with his Bookplate " Ex Libris Bountiana" tipped on verso of front cover. 72 PP with 7 b/w illustrations. Stapled card covers a little rubbed/worn around edges, title on front. A near fine copy. 24.7 x 18.
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$150

70399
BURNS, Rowan
AUSTRALIAN NEWSPRINT MILLS LIMITED - 1938 - 88

Hobart. 1988. A. N. M. Commemorative book, with a letter dated July 25 1988, signed by G. F. Gibson, Managing Director. No pagination, 56 PP with 38 b/w and 29 colour photos. Inside covers with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with flaps, title on front cover and spine, contained in a decorated box. Box with slight scratch and rubbed edges. A near fine and scarce item. 30. 26.
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$100

71276
CATO, Alan (compiler)
HISTORIC FRANKLIN - A Photographic Album of a Heritage River-side Town and Surroundings Areas: On the Water (in Volume 2)

Franklin. 2019. Franklin History Group Inc. 1st Ed. Vol. Two "On the Water": 30 PP with 32 b/w illustrations (1 drawing and 31 photos). Soft covers, pictorial front. Mint condition. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
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$20

65490
CHAMPION, Chris (editor)
TASMANIA 40 SOUTH, issue 70

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2013. Issue 71, Spring 2013. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) and the World, by Stephanie Radok. TMAG (Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery) face lift. ... Unrecognised Hero (Corporal James "Dummy" Armstrong) in Timor, by Peter Hening.
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$5

68490
CHAPMAN, Peter (editor)
BULLETIN OF THE CENTRE FOR TASMANIAN STUDIES - Volume Two, No. 1, 1988

Hobart. 1988. Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies / University of Tasmania.. (1), 68, (3 blank) PP. Stiff cover. Issue signed by the editor on title page. Very good. 20.6 x 14.5
The French in Van Diemen's Land: Organisation and the Fruits of Discovery, by N. J. B. Plomley.
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$15

69753
CHASE, Owen
WRECK OF THE WHALE SHIP ESSEX: The Complete Illustrated Edition: The Extraordinary and Distressing Memoir that Inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick

Minneapolis. 2017. Zenith Press. 1st paperback edition, with an Introduction by Gilbert King. XXVIII, 196 PP with over 200 illustrations, drawings, fine-art prints and photos. Fp: The Charles W. Morgan. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 22.8. 9780760357361
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$40

69022
CHESTERMAN, Bob
SMITHY, SAWMILLER, SHIP OWNER: The story of HENRY CHESTERMAN and the Timber Company he Founded

Hobart. 2017. Author. 1st edition, October 2017. (2), 88 PP with over 40 b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780646979595
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$45

72214
CIRCULAR HEAD HERITAGE Committee
THE CIRCULAR HEAD CHRONICLE - Year 200 "Commemorative Edition"

Circular Head Heritage Centre. Smithton, Tasmania. 1998. Vol 1, No.1 "Special Edition", December 5th 1998. 4 PP (on 5 columns). Fine. 43 x 28.5. 0646466542
Historical and Heritage story of Circular Head following the "Bass & Flinders sight Circular Head - Dec 5, 1798 "... the NW corner of Tasmania.
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$20

72215
CIRCULAR HEAD HERITAGE Committee
TIME LINE OF EVENTS IN CIRCULAR HEAD from 1798 to 2001

Circular Head Heritage Centre. Smithton, Tasmania. 2001. 37 PP (photocopies). 29.7 x 21.
Circular Head and the NW corner of Tasmania since the sighting by Bass & Flinders of Circular Head - Dec 5, 1798, to the Centenary of Federation celebrations.
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$25

72226
CLARK, Carrel Inglis
THE PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA: An Historical Sketch

H.H. Pimblett, Government Printer, Tasmania. Hobart. 1947. 1st Ed. Foreword by Robert Cosgrove, Premier. Part I: (2), 88 PP. Part II (compiled by L.A. Thomson): 30 PP. Fp: Photo of Parliament House, Hobart. Cloth covers rubbed around edges and top of spine which is a little frayed, gilt title on front board and spine. Gilt lettering dulled. Offsetting of endpapers, o/wise contents near fine.. 25.5 x 16.
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$20

69627
CLOSE, Marguerite
HISTORIC STANLEY

Marguerite Close. Stanley, Tasmania. 1988. 3rd revised edition, of the 1975 original. Foreword by Frank Bolt. 68 PP with 35 b/w illustrations by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author / artist on title page. Fine. 15.6 x 21.3. 0959851933
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$15

72032
CLYDE, Bill
A Century of Cinema: The Life & Times of the STATE CINEMA

The State Cinema. Hobart. 2013. 1st Ed. 168 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (Newspaper clippings, posters, programs, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. Oblong: 18 x 21. 9780646909677
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$25

70100
COAD, David
PORT CYGNET 1914-1919

Kingston, Tasmania. 2014. Author. 1st Ed. Volume 4 in "A History of Tasmania" series. (2), II, 199 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.5 x 20.8 9780980692358
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$25

36617
COBCROFT, M. D.
BROUGHT TO THIS DISTRESS - The Life of Captain Arnold Fisk, a Colonial Loser

Roebuck Society. Ipswich, Qld.. 1987. 1st edition. Typed manuscript limited to 30 copies, No. 40 in the Roebuck Society Publication. Typed manuscript signed by the author on title page. (18), 180, (10 index) PP (typescript), plus 9 b/w plates (7 of them maps and plans). Card cover, illustrated front (plastic protected), spiral bound. Foxing spots on outside edges. A rare copy. Near fine. 30 x 21. 0909434336
Trading to the Society Islands for salted pork. Sealing and whaling. Sandalwood in Fiji... Settled in Hobart Town c. 1813.
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$150

70607
COEN, A. J. (Tony)
RIVER & COASTAL VESSELS TRADING OUT OF HOBART 1832-2015

Forty South Publishing Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2017. 1st Ed. Foreword by Hon. Craig Farrell. XII, 372 PP with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Shipping Apples from Huonville. REP: ... A Way of Life. Pictorial laminated boards. Signed by the author on title pager. Fine (mint condition). 30.2 x 21.5. 9780995408258
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$120

69741
COX, Rex & COX, G.W.
SHIPS OF HOBART HARBOUR

Hobart. 2014. Ron Withington. 1st Ed. XII, 612 PP with b/w illustrations (1 document, 1 sketch map, 2 plans, 3 stamps, 8 paintings and 284 photos). Vignette on title page: Hobart waterfront on 11th February 1957 with 3 Royal Australian Navy vessels (HMAS Melbourne, HMAS Sydney, HMAS Warramunga) and 2 cargo ships of the British India Steamship Company (Palamcotta & Chanda). Pictorial boards. Dedicatory note on title page signed by author Rex Cox. New. 23.5 x 16.5.. 9780646913636
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$90

70417
COX, Sue
BANISHED BEYOND THE SEAS - A Saga of Van Diemen's Land

Hobart. 2017. Forty South Publishing. 1st Ed. (4), 203 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note to previous owner dated and signed by the auythor. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.4. 9780648028697
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$30

72127
CRADOC
ON BRUNY ISLAND - Weekly Courier 1914

Mrs. Kathy Duncombe. Barnes Bay, Bruny Island. 1995. 1st Ed. Transcribed by Kathy Duncombe, of articles published in the Weekly Courier in April, May and June 1914. (4), 22, (2) PP (recto only) with 2 maps of Bruny Island (North & South), 1 map "The Neck" and 38 b/w photos (photocopy quality). Soft covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 29.5 x 21. 064622686X
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$30

69549
CROWTHER, Sir William
JOSEPH CONRAD AND THE BARQUE OTAGO

Hobart. 1975. State Library of Tasmania. Edited 21 March 1975. (4), 5 PP (recto only) with b/w photo of the restored "companionway cover" pasted down on front endpaper. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board. Fine. Scarce. 24.8 x 21.2.
Notes prepared by Sir William Crowther for the handing over of the restored companionway superstructure to the officers' cuddy from that vessel.
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$75

62589
CUMBERLAND, Charles Burrell
HOBART TOWN - From the corner of De Witt Street and Cromwell Road (colour print)

Hobart. c. 2000. Colour print of a 1850 watercolour by Charles Burrell CUMBERLAND. Old damp mark on lower margin of the verso (not affecting the print). Near fine. Oblong format: 39.5 x 52.
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$10

71155
CUMPSTON, J. S.
FIRST VISITORS TO BASS STRAIT

Canberra. 1973. Roebuck. 1st Ed. Roebuck Society Publication No. 7. VIII, 103 PP with 5 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos & 1 chart on double page. FEP: First chart of Bass Strait. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.8 x 18.5. 095008588X
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$60

15777
CUMPSTON, J. S.
THE FURNEAUX GROUP, BASS STRAIT, First Visitors 1797-1810

Roebuck Society. Canberra. 1978. 2nd printing of the 1972 original. Publication Roebuck Society No. 5. IV, 35 PP with 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 3 b/w photos & 1 chart on double page. Soft cover. Inscription on title page, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0950085855
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$10

67973
CUMPSTON, J. S.
THE FURNEAUX GROUP, BASS STRAIT, First Visitors 1797-1810

Roebuck Society. Canberra. 1972. 1st Ed. Publication Roebuck Society No. 5. IV, 35 PP with 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 3 b/w photos & 1 chart on double page. Soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0950085855
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$15

70721
CUTHBERTSON, Bern
AROUND TASMANIA IN A WHALEBOAT 1986. In the Wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816

Author. Hobart. 1986. 1st Ed. Foreword by K. J. Milbourne. VIII, 80 PP with 1 map and 25 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light soiling, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.8. 0731687779
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$25

51255
DALE, Michelle
TASMANIA A PLACE TO REMEMBER

Launceston. 1996. The Tasmanian Book Company. Reprint of the 1994 edition. 160 PP with 1 map and over 110 colour photos by Dennis Harding. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 14.3. 1876095032
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$15

63926
DANGER, Christine
MAATSUYKER ISLAND: A Life less ordinary (in 40 South Tasmania, issue 71)

Hobart. 2013. 40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Issue 71, Summer 2013. 96 PP. Contains article from P.42 to 46 with 6 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
... with the volunteer caretakers of Maatsuyker Island.
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$10

72122
DAVEY, Richard
SARAH ISLAND. The Penal Settlement at Macquarie Harbour 1831

The Round Earth Company. Strahan, Tasmania. 2002. New edition. 16 PP with illustrations by Simon Barnard and Phil Fitzpatrick. Stapled soft wrappers. Fine. 21 x 15.
The People, Ships and Shipwrights, A guided tour.
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$15

72419
DAVEY, Richard Innes
THE SARAH ISLAND CONSPIRANCIES, being an Account of Twelve Voyages by one G. K. to Macquarie Harbour on the Western Coast of Van Diemens Land 1822-1838

The Round Earth Company / Printing Authority of Tasmania. Strahan / Hobart. 2002. 1st edition. X, 182 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of Sarah Island, 1831. Pictorial stiff covers. Signed by the author on title page. Near fine. 25 x 21. 0975005103
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$40

70872
DAVIE, Jim
LATITUDE FORTY - Reminiscences of Flinders Island

Melbourne. 1980. National Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Stephen Murray-Smith. 51 PP with 1 map in text. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. Very good. 21.5 x 14. 090947026
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$30

72121
DAVIE, Jim
LATITUDE FORTY - Reminiscences of Flinders Island

Melbourne. 1980. National Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Stephen Murray-Smith. 51 PP with 1 map in text. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Dedicatory note on half title page dated and signed by the author. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 090947026
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$35

21240
DAVIES, J. L.
THE WHALES AND SEALS OF TASMANIA

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Hobart. 1963. 1st Ed. 29 PP (2 Index) with 27 b/w figures by author. Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers foxed and with creases. Signature of previous owner (Olaf Ruhen) at top of title page. Very good working copy. 24.5 x 18.5.
Guide to the marine mammals of Tasmania. The pinnipeds (seals, sea lions & fur seals) and the cetaceans (whales, dolphins & porpoises), endemic to Tasmania or migratory.
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$15

69782
DAVIES, J. L.
THE WHALES AND SEALS OF TASMANIA

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Hobart. 1963. 1st Ed. 29 PP (2 Index) with 27 b/w figures by author. Soft cover, illustrated front. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.
Guide to the marine mammals of Tasmania. The pinnipeds (seals, sea lions & fur seals) and the cetaceans (whales, dolphins & porpoises), endemic to Tasmania or migratory.
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$20

72130
DAVIES, J. L. (editor)
ATLAS OF TASMANIA

Lands and Surveys Department. Hobart. 1965. Special issue "ANZAAS" of the 1st edition. Foreword by the Honourable E. E. Reece, Premier of Tasmania. VIII, 128 PP with 30 maps in colour and 106 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w aerial photos with details and sketches on opposite page. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with printed on front: "ANZAAS" Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, 38th Congress, Hobart 1965, and on back: Presented with the Compliments of the Government of Tasmania. Note on front endpaper to previous owner. Near fine. 31 x 24.
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$35

61950
DAVIES, Margaret (editor)
CHARLES DARWIN IN HOBART TOWN

Hobart. 2009. Royal Society of Tasmania. 1st Ed. X, 113 PP with 1 b/w portrait, 1 b/w plate and colour illustrations (6 maps, drawings, graphs, paintings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 16.3. 9780646506364
Proceedings of a symposium held 11th February 2009, University of Tasmania.
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$45

67198
DAVIS, B.
GUIDE TO BRUNY ISLAND HISTORY

Bruny Island Historical Society. Tasmania. 1995. 6th reprint of the 2nd edition of 1990. IV, 40 PP with map and location map (in colour) at centrefold, 1 map and 32 b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated. Near fine. 22.6 x 16. 0947228012
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$15

72218
DAVIS, Richard P.
THE TASMANIAN GALLOWS - A Study of Capital Punishment

Cattle & Fiddle Press. Hobart. 1974. 1st Ed. XV, 119 PP with 6 b/w illustrations, printed on superior gloss. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with small chips (repaired) now in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. Scarce. 22.5 x 14.5. 0858530171
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$40

71977
DAY, Harold E. A.
OLD SKETCHBOOKS & ALBUMS

Hobart Press. Sandy Bay, Tasmania. 2002. 1st limited edition of 500 numbered copies (No. 491/500). 175, (5) PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (covers of sketchbooks or albums, portraits, signatures and sketches). Illustrated endpapers. Hard covers, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). Oblong: 21.2 x 27. 0957936508
24 of these: 13 sketchbooks and 11 albums.
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$30

72042
DE RUE, Yolanda
CIRCULAR HEAD

Circular Head Heritage Centre. Smithton, Tasmania. 2005. 1st Ed. No.2 in the "Icons of Tasmania" series. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, photos). Pictorial soft covers, title on front. Fine. Oblong: 14 x 19. 0646466542
Historical and Heritage story of the NW corner of Tasmania.
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$10

59538
DELANO, Amasa
A NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO NEW HOLLAND AND VAN DIEMEN'S LAND

Cat & Fiddle Press. Hobart. 1973. Facsimile extract of the 1817 original, limited to 500 copies. 58 PP. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, o/wise fine. 22.3 x 14. 0858530104
A facsimile extract from "A Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres comprising three Voyages round the World together with a Voyage of survey and discovery in the Pacific Ocean and Oriental Islands". Sealing in Bass Strait, calls of the ship Perseverance at Hobart and Sydney in 1804.
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$30

71964
DENNY, Colin
DEATH OF A SMALL TRADING SHIP: The Story of the Loss of the auxiliary ketch "Willwatch" (in 40 South Tasmania - Issue 59)

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2010. Summer 2010-2011. 96 PP. Contains article from P.61 to 64 with 1 chart in colour and 4 b/w photos, by Colin Denny. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
... December 1958.
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$10

71916
DENNY, Colin
HAROLD GATTY, Pioneer Aviator (in 40 South Tasmania - Issue 55)

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2009. Summer 2009-2010. 96 PP. Contains article from P.44 to 48 with 2 b/w and 2 colour photos by John Kurtum. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
... described as the "Prince of Navigators", by Charles Lindberg.
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$10

63688
DENNY, Colin
TROUBLE FAR FROM HOME, for the last of the Yankee square-riggers (in 40 South Tasmania)

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2007. Issue 44, Autumn 2007. 88 PP. Contains article from P. 18 to 27 with 10 b/w photos by John Kurtum. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
The 1941 three-masted steel barque Kaiulani voyage to Durban and her call in Hobart on the return trip: 20 June to 6 October 1942.
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$10

70233
DOMBROVSKIS, Nic, Jackson Peter...
PETER DOMBROVSKIS - STRAHAN / THE FRANKLIN / THE PINERS (in 40 South Tasmania, No. 3)

Hobart. 1996. 40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Issue No. 3, July 1996, edited by Bruce Montgomery. 112 PP. Contains 6 articles between pages 6 and 39 with b/w and 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers with a few light creases, o/wise near fine. 27.4 x 21.
Issue with a tribute to Peter Dombrovskis, and a special features on the West coast of Tasmania: Strahan, the River Franklin and the Piners.
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$10

66532
DUMONT d'URVILLE, Captain Jules S. C.
TWO VOYAGES TO THE SOUTH SEAS - Australia, New Zealand, Oceania 1826-1829, Straits of Magellan, Chile, Oceania, New Guinea, Australia, South East Asia, Tasmania, Antarctica, New Zealand, Torres Strait 1837-1840 in the corvettes ASTROLABE 1826-1829, ASTROLABE and ZELEE 1837-1840

Melbourne. 1992. Melbourne University Press. 1st Paperback edition. Translated & retold by Helen Rosenman. XXXVI, 304 PP with 26 maps plus 20 PP with 39 b/w illust. 29 maps & charts plus 44 PP with 56 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. A little light wear, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.5. 0522844324
The two great voyages of Dumont d'Urville to the Pacific and the Antarctic.
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$30

67678
DUNCOMBE, Kathy
BRUNY ISLAND'S QUARANTINE STATION IN WAR AND PEACE

Huntingfield, Tasmania. 2004. Author / NewPrint Pty Ltd. 1st Ed. Foreword by Alison Alexander. (1), VII, 125 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0646443003
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$30

72257
DUNN, E. J.
DISTORTED PEBBLES FROM GOAT ISLAND, TASMANIA

Ford & Son, printers. Melbourne. 1926. Reprint in November 1926, from Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, Vol. XXXIX, (new Series), Part I, 1926. 18-19 PP, plus 4 b/w plates with 6 photos. Stapled wrappers, title on front cover. Dedicatory note at top of front cover "Professor Liversidge, with E.J. Dunn's Compliments". Discreet stamp of the Royal Society of N.S.W. at top of front cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 24.7 x 15.2.
Paper read to the Society on 8th April 1926. Goat Island (at High Tide), close to Ulverstone, North coast of Tasmania.
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$30

59515
DUYKER, Edward (editor)
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA, Journal Extracts from the Expeditions of Abel Janszoon Tasman and Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne

Hobart. 1992. St.David's Park. 1st Ed. XIV, 106 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial hard cover. Few foxing spots on covers and outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.4 x 16.8. 0724622411
Transcription & translation into English of the journal extracts from the first two European expeditions to Tasmania: the Dutch with Tasman & the French with Marion Dufresne, respectively in 1642 & 1772.
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$25

70827
E. F. (editor)
CALLAGHAN & BATMAN - Van Diemen's Land 1825

Adelaide. 1978. Sullivan's Cove. 1st edition limited to 500 hand numbered copies (No. 169 / 500, s.c.). 44 PP with 3 b/w illustrations (1 map on double page and 2 facsimiles of documents). Cloth cover, glit title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Very good. 32 x 18.7.
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$30

15488
EDGECOMBE, Jean
DISCOVERING FLINDERS ISLAND, The Furneaux Group

J.M. Edgecombe. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w illust. (plans & maps, draw. & photos). Pictorial card covers. Fine. 21.2 x 13.8. 0646076493
History and guide of the group of islands stretching Northeast of Tasmania towards Victoria.
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$20

72125
EDGECOMBE, Jean
DISCOVERING KING ISLAND, Western Bass Strait

J.M. Edgecombe. Sydney. 1993. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w illust. (maps & plans, draw. & photos), plus 16 pages with 28 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly rubbed. Dated and signed by the author on half title page. Very good. 21 x 14.7. 0646152335
Discovery, early history & settlement. Shipwrecks. Guide to King Island and the islands of S.W. Bass Strait: Robbins, Walker, Three Hummock Is., Perkins, Hunter and Trefoil.
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$30

50213
EDWARDS, Hugh
THE BUCCANEER'S BELL

Perth. 2006. Tangee Publishing. 1st Ed. VI, 240 PP with 14 b/w and 54 colour illustrations. FEP: Map of the voyages of De Freycinet and Dampier. REP: Portraits of Dampier, Rose de Freycinet and Louis de Freycinet. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on page facing title page. Fine. 26.3 x 19.5. 0975793616
Australian expedition of 2001 to the Atlantic, and search for the wrecks of the Roebuck of William Dampier on Ascension Island, and the Uranie of Louis de Freycinet on the Falkland Islands.
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$30

70946
EMANUEL, Cedric
PORTRAIT OF TASMANIA

Adelaide. 1974. Rigby Limited. 1st Ed. No pagination, 84 PP with drawings and sketches. Title page with portrait of Abel Tasman and crest of Tasmania. Hard cover, dj. Brief note to previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 29 x 21. 0851797652
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$25

69915
ENDEAVOUR
SAILING IN THE NEW BARK ENDEAVOUR (in 40 South Tasmania)

Hobart. 2001. 40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Issue No. 21, Winter 2001, edited by Warren Boyles and Lyn Wilson. 80 PP. Contains article pages 9 to 13 with 11colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.4 x 21.
Before the mast in the Bark "Endeavour".
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$10

69507
ESSO / BHP
MAERSK GIANT / BASS STRAIT PLATFORM

Melbourne ?. c.1989. Essa / BHP. Poster (double sided) with colour photos. Recto: "Maersk Giant", the first jack-up drilling rig to work in Bass Strait. Verso: semi-submersible Derrick Barge DB101, lifting the platform on Whiting field, Bass Strait. Near fine. Format - Poster: 59.6 x 42. / Folded: 29.8 x 21.
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$5

70690
FARRAR, Derek & CRUISING YACHT CLUB OF TASMANIA (compiler)
D'ENTRECASTEAUX WATERWAYS - A Guide to the Waterways of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel and its tributaries

Hobart. c. 1998. Tasmanian Government Publication. 1st Ed. 78 PP with b/w illustrations: 2 drawings by Neil Lamont & 6 figures, 1 location map and 27 maps/plans (in colour). Inside back cover: 9 colour illustrations "Common Channel Fish". Plastic folder with 42 clear plastic sleeves containing the 78 pages and original wrappers, spiral bound. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 0724623361
Includes anchorages, list of boat ramps, list of lights, ...
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$25

71919
FENTON, Tony
A HISTORY OF PORT DAVEY, South West Tasmania. Volume One: Fleeting Hopes

Forty South Publishing Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2017. 1st Ed. Foreword by Christobel Mattingley. XXII, 312 PP with 7 maps, b/w and colour illustrations (charts, drawings, engravings, maps, paintings, photos and portraits). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 17.5. 9780995408241
Landfall and first contacts... Gold Fever. Whaling. Huon Pines... Tin Rush... Shipwrecks on an inhospitable coast.
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$50

71590
FINCH, Colin (editor)
TASMANIAN SAFE BOATING HANDBOOK

MAST / Marine and Safety Tasmania. Hobart. 1997. 1st edition. 80 PP with tables and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Oblong. Near fine. 13.3 x 20.5.
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$5

68675
FINKEL, George
TASMANIA 1803 - 1900

London. 1976. Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st edition in the "From Colony to Commonwealth" series. 112 PP with b/w illustrations (charts & maps, drawings & engravings & photos). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.5 x 19. 170029239
Chapter 2: The Navigators. Chapter 3: Discovery by Sea... Chapter 9: Blackbirds, cotton and sugar. Chapter 13 Communications...
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$15

72669
FIRTH, Kylli
"BOUND FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA" - 19th Century Van Diemen's Land Whaling Ships and Entrepreneurs

Department of Archaeology / Flinders University. Adeaide. 2006. 1st Ed., No. 9 in the Maritime Archaeology Monograph series. Foreword by Mark Staniforth. IX, 84 PP with 6 maps and 13 figures (4 graphs and 9 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine (mint condition). 29.7 x 21. 1920736158
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$45

15509
FISHER, E. M. (editor)
THE TASMANIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY'S TIME TABLE and Guide to Tasmanian Railways, &c. &c.

Navarine Publication. Canberra. 1996. "Magnified" facsimile edition of the June 1888 original. 52 PP with 1 map of SE Australia/Tasmania at centrefold and 1 b/w photo of S.S. Oonah. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0958656118
A guide to commercial marine, rail and road transport available to Tasmanian travellers in June 1888: colonial, intercolonial and overseas.
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$25

51114
FITZGERALD, Simon (editor)
MARINE AND SAFETY TASMANIA. Annual Report 1997-1998

Hobart. 1998. Marine and Safety Tasmania. 1st yearly edition. 28 PP with tables and 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$10

62590
FORREST, Haughton
HOBART, 1886 (colour print)

Hobart. c. 1995. Glazed Images. Colour print of the 1886 original painting (oil on canvas). Fine. Oblong format: 37 x 64.5
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$10

71204
FOWLER, R.M.
THE FURNEAUX GROUP, Bass Strait: A History

Canberra. 1980. Roebuck Society. 1st Ed. Publication No. 28 in the Roebuck Society series. VIII, 394 PP, plus 36 pages with 8 charts & 60 b/w illust. FEP: Chart of Bass Strait. REP: "Stokes' Chart of the Furneaux Group. Decorated boards rubbed and worn around edges. Name of previous owner on verso of front endpaper. Contents near fine. Scarce. 23.8 x 16.5. 0909434204
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$55

71567
GARDAM, Faye
DISCOVERING DEVONPORT - TASMANIA

Impress Print. 2018. Devonport. Reprint of the 2017 limited edition. (6), 517 PP with b/w and colour illustrations: 7 maps, drawings & prints, paintings and photos. Title page with a colour painting of the "Mersey Heads". Pictorial stiff cover with fold. New. 25 x 17.5. 9780646979540
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$85

72155
GATES, William and Edited by George MACKANESS
RECOLLECTIONS OF LIFE IN VAN DIEMAN'S LAND - Part I & Part II

D.S. Ford, Printers. Sydney. 1961. 1st edition of 150 copies, with an Introduction, Notes and Commentary by George Mackaness. One of the 150 privately printed, numbered (No. 121) and signed by George Mackaness. Part I: 76 PP with 7 b/w illustrations (portrait plus 6 in text). Part II: 56 PP with 5 b/w illustrations. Stapled card cover, title on front. Hand numbered and signed by the editor on verso of title page. Covers lightly soiled. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.
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$90

71262
GEE, Helen & FENTON, Janet (editors)
THE SOUTH WEST BOOK - A Tasmanian Wilderness

Melbourne. 1983. Australian Conservation Foundation / Collins. 3rd Impression of the 1978 original. Foreword by Sir Mark Oliphant. Introduction by Professor W.D. Jackson. XX, 308 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings & paintings, graphs, maps, plans, photos...), plus 12 pages with colour illustrations (1 map on double page and 23 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Remainder mark on bottom outside edge. Near fine. 27.7 x 21. 0002173050
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$40

69235
GEEVES, M. D., GRIGGS, G. C., HONEYSETT, J. L., JOHNSTON, R. A. et al...
SAILING ON... A History of the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania 1880-1980

Hobart. 1980. The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. 1st edition, with a foreword by His Excellency The Honourable Sir Stanley Burbury. XII, 256 PP with 2 maps and 84 b/w photos (82 on full page). Fp: Mouth of the Derwent River. Eps: Cadet Dinghies, Invitation Race, 1970. Cloth cover, simile leather, gilt device and title on front cover and spine, dj. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 18. 0959621415
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$45

72222
GIBLIN, R. W.
THE EARLY HISTORY OF TASMANIA - The Geographical Era 1642-1804

Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1928. 1st Ed. XIII, 342 PP, plus 15 b/w plates: 2 charts, 10 folded charts and 3 with illustrations (No.13: portraits of 5 early explorers, No. 14: portraits of Natives, No. 15: with 8 drawings). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Covers have light shelf wear and soiling, lightly sunned spine with short tear at head. Free fly of front endpaper renewed. Ageing of paper on outside edges. Contents clean and overall, a very good copy. Scarce. 22.7 x 14.7.
Chapter 4: Marion Du Fresne (P. 35 to 42). Chapter 10: Bruny d'Entrecasteaux (P. 102 to 136). Chapter 14: Nicolas Baudin (P. 208 to 252).
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$100

72699
GILMOUR, Martin & HUGHES, Owen
FOR THE LOVE OF TASMANIA

Owen Hughes. Launceston. 1985. 1st printing. Foreword by Sir Raymond Ferrall. 144 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map of Tasmania, 42 location maps, (Coat of Arm, Floral Emblem, and Flag of Tasmania) and over 140 photos. Fp: Port Arthur at Sunrise. Hard cover, simile leather with title on front board and spine. Fine. 30.5 x 24. 0959014500
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$20

72237
GODFREY, Margery & NEILSON, Ron
BORN OF NECESSITY - Dairy Co-operatives of Tasmania 1892-1992

United Milk, Tasmania. Smithton. 1992. 1st Ed. XII, 232 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, facsimile of documents, paintings, photos & portraits). Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Hardly any foxing. A near fine copy. 30.5 x 21.5. 0646111337
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$35

50383
GRAEME-EVANS, Alex
AGAINST THE ODDS. Risbys - Tasmanian Timber Pioneers 1826-1995

Tasbook Publishers. Hobart. 1996. 1st Ed. (XII), 421 PP with b/w illustrations (graphs, drawings, maps & photos). Title page: Felling a eucalyptus tree, Southern Forests. Eps: Waterfront scene, Hobart. Pictorial card covers have light wear with a few creases/marks. Dedicatory note on preliminary page, signed by the author. Near fine. 28 x 20. 949457884
History and traditions of the Tasmanian forest industry. Early bay whaling, shipping and Hobart regattas... to eco-extremism and closure in 1995.
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$55

71243
GREAVES, Molly
MEMOIRS OF FREYCINET, TASMANIA - A history in Images & Verse

Coles Bay, Tasmania. 2008. Author. 1st Ed. Preface by Bertrand Cadart, Mayor. XXII, 138 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new). 23.8 x 16.8. 9780980562729
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$35

71176
GROSE, Peter
TEN ROGUES - The unlikely story of convict schemers, a stolen brig and an escape from Van Diemen's Land to Chile

Sydney. 2020. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XVIII, 229 PP with 5 headpieces and 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 4 colour and 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Article in Weekend Australian Review of 30/31 May 2020, loosely inserted. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 9781760632618
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$30

70369
HAMILTON, D.J. & J.B.
Through THE BLIGH MUSEUM OF PACIFIC EXPLORATION, Adventure Bay

Bligh Museum. Adventure Bay, Bruni Island. 1956. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 4 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front with title, staples removed. Small rubbed patches on front cover. Contents near fine. 23 x 16.5.
Published for the Official Opening of the Museum by The Right Honourable Sir Ronald Cross, Governor of Tasmania on 1st of March 1956.
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$15

70188
HAMMOND, David
MARITIME AUSTRALIA - THE PORT OF HOBART, TASMANIA - A Pictorial Record

Southern Holdings. Huonville, Tasmania. 1996. 1st Ed. 154 PP with b/w illustrations (plans and photos) and 6 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers a little rubbed around edges. Dedicatory note on inside front cover, o/wise contents near fine. Scarce. 29.8 x 20.9. 0949089400
A pictorial insight into Hobart's waterfront history, the ketches, sailing ships, ocean liners, ferries and river steamers, the whalers, explorers, scientists and watermen, the wharves, piers, shipyards and slipways, with landscapes of yesterday and today.
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$40

69819
HAMMOND, David & BOYER, Peter (editors)
HEROES OF THE HUON

Franklin, Tas. 2004. Huon Eldercare Foundation, Tasmania. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 15 colour photos and b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings and photos). Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine.(mint condition). 30.7 x 22.5. 064644039X
22 of these. The Wilson family: Shipbuilders of distinction. ... Athol Walter : Boatbuilder Extraordinary. ... FannyCochrane Smith: Proudly Tasmanian. ... Max Thomas: Actions, not Words. ...
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$60

70235
HARRINGTON, Julian (compiler)
An Oral History of the TASMANIAN SEAFOOD INDUSTRY - Volume 1: North Eastern Tasmania

Hobart. c. 2012. Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council. 1st Ed. (2), 46 PP with 30 b/w and 18 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.6.
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$15

60626
HARRISON, Rowland J.
ROALD AMUNDSEN IN HOBART: announces reaching the South Pole (in 40 South Tasmania)

Hobart. 2011. 40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Issue 61, Winter 2011. 96 PP. Contains article from P.17 to 23 with 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
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$10

72359
HEC
HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER IN TASMANIA

The Hydro-Electric Commission. Hobart. 1959. February 1959 edition. 20 PP with 12 b/w photos and colour illustrations (3 maps of Tasmania and 7 artworks of power developments. Stapled soft covers, colour illustrations (Front: Tarraleah and Tungatinah Power Development / Back: Map showing Power Developments). Front cover has a small rubbed spot, o/wise very good. Oblong: 18.3 x 23.8.
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$20

65923
HIXSON, Francis & PACKER, F. A.
Report and Proceedings of the MARITIME CONFERENCE of the Principal Officers of the Marine Department of The AUSTRALIAN COLONIES

Brisbane. 1894. Marine Department / Government Printer. Report C.A. 72 - 1894. (2), VIII, 66 PP with 2 headpieces, plus large folded "Chart showing existing and proposed Lights in Australia and Tasmania, 1894" (appendix F). Soft covers, staples removed. Covers and few pages with repaired short tears. Scarce. Near fine. Foolscap size: 34 x 21.3.
Conference held at the Parliament House, Hobart, Tasmania in April 1894.
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$100

70173
HOBART HIGH SCHOOL
THE LOG - HOBART HIGH SCHOOL Magazine: Volume XXIV, Number 1, 1938

Hobart. 1938. Hobart High School. Edited by Don Goldsmith. 36 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 crest on title page, 6 head pieces and 1 photos. Soft covers a little soiled, illustrated front (crest in colour). Near fine. 27.5 x 21.5.
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$10

70174
HOBART HIGH SCHOOL
THE LOG - HOBART HIGH SCHOOL Magazine: Volume XXXI, Number 1, 1945

Hobart. 1945. Hobart High School. Edited by June Roberts. (2), 52, (2) PP with b/w illustrations: 8 head pieces and 65 photos / artworks. Soft cover, illustrated front (Heemskerk). Signature on top of front cover, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21.5.
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$10

70175
HOBART HIGH SCHOOL
THE LOG - HOBART HIGH SCHOOL Magazine: Volume XXXIII, Number 1, 1947

Hobart. 1947. Hobart High School. Edited by Roger Wettenhall & Jennifer Murray. (2), 68, (2) PP with b/w illustrations: 9 head pieces and over 65 photos / artworks. Soft cover, illustrated front (Heemskerk). Near fine. 27.5 x 21.5.
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$10

70176
HOBART HIGH SCHOOL
THE LOG - HOBART HIGH SCHOOL Magazine: Volume XXXV, Number 1, 1949

Hobart. 1949. Hobart High School. Edited by Beth Bradley & Reg Wright. (2), 52, (4) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map of Tasmania, 2 drawings, 9 head pieces and over 25 photos / artworks. Soft cover, illustrated front (Heemskerk). Near fine. 27.5 x 21.5.
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$10

71405
HOGAN, T. M. & GYE, Hal
THE TIGHT LITTLE ISLAND: A Trip Through Tasmania

J. Walch & Sons Ltd. Hobart. c. 1914. 1st Ed. 70 PP with 4 adverts, 7 endpieces and 24 b/w illustrations by Hal Gye. Soft covers, illustrated front. Short tear at lower part of front hinge. Foxing spots on outside page edges. Lacks the half-title page, o/wise a very good copy. 18 x 12.
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$20

72549
HOPE, Anthony
The Remarkable CAPTAIN JAMES KELLY of Van Diemen's Land

Anthony Hope. Hobart. 2020. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain Peter Martin. 180 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. As new. 30.5 x 21.5. 9780648954880
First Australian born Master Mariner. Whaling, Sealing ...
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$70

69433
HOPKINS, David L.
THE CONVICT ERA IN VAN DIEMEN'S LAND

Hobart. 2016. Peregrine Publishing. 1st edition in a combined form of the 3 separate books of 1993. Foreword by Michael Field. (6), 114 PP. Design with b/w or colour artworks and illustrations (drawings, engravings, sketches and photos) by David Hopkins. Pictorial soft covers. Half title page signed by the author. Mint condition. 29.7 x 21. 978097576663
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$85

72120
HOPKINS, David L.
THE GOLDEN YEARS of TASMANIA - From boom to almost bust and back again in the island State, Tasmania

St David's Park Publishing. Hobart. 1991. 1st edition. Foreword by Eric Reece. 272 PP, with hundreds of b/w illustrations: art works (drawings, engravings, sketches) by David Hopkins and photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and with a sunned spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 31.5 x 23.5. 9780724625369
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$40

71310
HOPKINS, David L.
THE HUON PINERS

Taswegia Marketing. Hobart. 2014. 2nd revised edition of the 2004 original. (2), 52, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0958709254
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$35

70726
HOPKINS, David L.
THE SHIPPING HISTORY OF THE BASS STRAIT CROSSING

Hobart. 2003. Taswegia. 4th edition of the 1994 original. (2), 50 PP with b/w illustrations. FEP: Ketch Woollomai. REP: A fine collection of Maritime Memorabilia. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.5. 0646186353
History in pictures & text of the regular passenger ferries crossing Bass Strait, a treacherous stretch of water.
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$35

69432
HOPKINS, David L.
TASMANIA'S GOLDEN YEARS REVISITED: from Boom to Bust and back in the Island State of Tasmania

Hobart. 2013. Peregrine Publishing. 1st edition. Foreword by Eric Reece and Saul Eslake. (2), 420 PP. Design with over 1650 artworks and illustrations (drawings, engravings, sketches and photos) by David Hopkins (3 in colour, others in b/w). Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Half title page with sticker of the "Printing Industries Gold Award Winner - 2013", and signed by the author. Mint condition. 31.5 x 24. 9780958709293
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$125

65517
HOWARD, Patrick
TO HELL OR TO HOBART

Kingston, Tasmania. 2012. Wellington Bridge Press. Reprint of the 20012 paperback "Revised Edition" (original of 1993). 276 PP with over 6 tables and 55 b/w or colour illustrations. Fp: Stephen and Ellen Howard at Geeveston in the 1890s. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 14.8. 9781921767074
The story of an Irish couple transported to Tasmania in the 1840s.
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$30

70191
HUDSPETH, Audrey & SCRIPPS, Lindy
CAPITAL PORT: A History of the Marine Board of Hobart 1858-1997

Hobart Ports Corporation Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2000. 1st Ed. XVIII, 462 PP with 1 map, 8 head pieces, 7 plans and 91 b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, plans & sketch plans, engravings & photos). Fp (in colour): Aerial view of Sullivan Cove. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light signs of old dampness affecting front cover, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 18.5. 0957842813
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$40

50601
HUDSPETH, Audrey & SCRIPPS, Lindy
CAPITAL PORT: A History of the Marine Board of Hobart 1858-1997

Hobart Ports Corporation Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2000. 1st Ed. XVIII, 462 PP with 1 map, 8 head pieces, 7 plans and 91 b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, plans & sketch plans, engravings & photos). Fp (in colour): Aerial view of Sullivan Cove. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 18.5. 0957842813
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$50

72274
HURLEY, Captain Frank
TASMANIA CALLING ! - Camera Studies by Capt. Frank Hurley

John Sands Pty Ltd. Sydney. c. 1955. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 18 colour and 15 b/w photos by Frank Hurley. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Scarce. Oblong: 14 x 21.7
A souvenir of interesting views & scenes from all parts of Tasmania.
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$40

72365
HURLEY, Frank
THE GARDEN OF TASMANIA

Tasmanian Government Tourist and Immigration Department. Hobart. 1947. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 map of Tasmania on back cover and 20 colour & 38 b/w photos by Frank Hurley. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear/soiling, o/wise contents near fine. 30.5 x 24.2.
A souvenir of interesting views & scenes from all parts of Tasmania.
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$20

13935
JACKMAN, S.W.
TASMANIA

Melbourne. 1974. Wren Publishing. 1st Ed in "The Islands" series. 200 PP with 1 map on double page and 32 bw illust. in text. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 22.4 x 14. 0858850478
Short historical account, physical environment, economic life...
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$15

72685
JOHNSON, Dick
LAKE PEDDER, Why a National Park Must be Saved

Lake Pedder Action Committees of Victoria and Tasmania. Camberwell. 1972; July 1972 edition. 96 PP with newspaper clippings, b/w illustrations: 1 cartoon, 3 maps, 7 diagrams, 14 portraits and 80 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Very good. 27.8 x 21.6.
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$25

72040
JONES, Betty
ALONG THE TERRACE - The Owners and Occupiers of Stanley 1843-1922

Betty Jones / The Stanley Discovery Museum. Stanley, Tasmania. 2015. 1st Ed. XI, 282 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (3 plans, drawings, photos and portraits), followed by an alphabetical index of families. Pictorial stiff covers, title on front cover and spine. Flyer for "Joe Lyons Cottage" Museum at 14 Alexander Terrace (birthplace in 1879 of Tasmania's only Prime Minister of Australia), loosely inserted. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780646940946
An allotment by allotment history of Stanley's early buildings, pioneers, settlers and services.
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$85

72701
JONES, Elizabeth
RICHMOND - TASMANIA: A Crossing Place

Richmond Preservation and Development Trust. Richmond, Tas. 1973. 1st Ed. Foreword by H.N. Macleod. 80 PP with b/w 13 illustrations (1 photo, 1 plan of the Court House and 11 line drawings by Mr. Moon), plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations (1 manuscript and 9 photos). Eps: Plan of Richmond. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25.5 x 18. 0959861904
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$20

68334
JOUFFROY-GAUJA, F. K., BEAULIEU, J. P. & DONATOWICZ, J. C.
SECRET GARDEN AT RECHERCHE BAY - 1792

Ancient art of the South Seas. Hobart. 2016. 1st edition of February 2016. 96 PP with 4 sketch maps, 28 b/w and 24 colour illustrations. Title page: Lahaye's garden on chart of Port du Nord. Pictorial soft cover. Copy signed by Professor Jean-Phillipe Beaulieu, co-author, on title page. Fine. 25 x 21. 9782953563559
Felix Lahaye and the French Garden set on 23 April 1792 at Recherche Bay, during the expedition led by Rear-Admiral Bruny d'Entrecasteaux.
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$45

41888
JUDD, H. W.
PICTORIAL GUIDE TO THE WEST COAST OF TASMANIA

Hobart. 1976. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Facsimile of the 1909 original. 136 PP with 48 pages of period advertisements, and 78 b/w photos. Limp cloth cover with a little light speckling. Old tiny insect hole/mark on Page 3/4, o/wise very good. Oblong: 14.7 x 25.
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$15

50646
JULEN, Hans
THE PENAL SETTLEMENT OF MACQUARIE HARBOUR 1822-1833. An Outline of its History

Mary Fisher Bookshop. Launceston. 1976. 1st Ed. (2), 83 PP with 2 tables and b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 painting at centrefold, and 4 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Rubbed patch on front cover. Contents fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 0959920730
Discovery in 1815, convict settlement early 1822..
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$10

72038
KAY, Mary
THE J. S. LEE STORY

Mary Kay / Circular Head Heritage Centre. Smithton, Tasmania. 2012. 1st Ed. Foreword by Glen Britton. (10), 170 PP with 1 map of Railway lines in colour and b/w illustrations (Newspaper clippings, documents, sketches, photos). Pictorial stiff covers, title on front cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21
Chapter 3: Leesville abd its Sawmills. ... Chapter 7: Leesville Trains and Tramways. Chapter 9: Shipping.
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$70

72123
KEATING, W. D.
THE STORY OF SHIPPING DISASTERS ON KING ISLAND

"News" Office. Currie, King Island. c. 1957. 3rd Reprint, in "Echoes of the Past" series. No pagination, 8 PP (printed on 2 columns) with 1 sketch map and 4 b/w photos. Soft cover, title and location map on front cover, staples. Pocket Card Map of King Island loosely inserted. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 13.7.
Wrecks on the 120 miles of King Island's coast, 1801 to 1934. "The marine graveyard of Bass Strait".
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$20

71853
KERSHAW, R. C. & SUTHERLAND, F. L.
QUARTERNARY GEOMORPHOLOGY OF FLINDERS ISLAND

Queen Victoria Museum. Launceston. 1972. January 1972 edition by W.F. Ellis, Director of the Museum. Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, No. 43. (2), 28 PP with 1 table, 1 folded "Geomorphological sketch map of Flinders Island" and 12 b/w photos. Soft cover, title on front cover, staples. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.7.
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$20

70054
KOK, Arjan
A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF STRAHAN - A Chronicle of the people and events that led to the settlement of Strahan, and the changes to the little port that was once the busiest in Tasmania

Hobart. c. 2000. Hindsight. 1st Ed. (2), 53, (5) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$40

70691
LAING, Robert (compiler)
ANCHORAGE GUIDE "VAN DIEMENS LAND CIRCUMNAVIGATION"

Hobart. c. 1997. Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. 1st Ed. (2), 98, (2) PP with 1 map of Tasmania and 78 sketch maps. 2 folded pages on Macquarie harbour loosely inserted. Pictorial soft covers protected by clear plastic, spiral bound. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$25

71864
LAST, P. R., SCOTT, E. O. G. & TALBOT, F. H.
FISHES OF TASMANIA

T.F.D.A. / Tasmanian Fisheries Development Authority. Hobart. 1983. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. T. G. Dix. VIII, 563 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 profile "Zones of the Sea", drawings, sketches, artworks and photos). Errata slip tipped in on page opposite title page (old sellotape marks). Cloth covers (illustrated), dj. Dust jacket has been laminated with clear plastic and attached to covers. Discreet stamp of the "T.F.D.A." on free fly of front endpaper, title page, last leaf and the 3 outside edges. No. of T.F.D.A. Library on lower corner of front endpaper. Foxing spots on top and front outside edges. No other markings. Contents near fine. 25.5 x 18. 0724611266
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$100

63674
LATHWELL, Jennifer & David
FROM FRANCE TO FREYCINET - The background to the French names on the East Coast of Tasmania

Hobart. 2008. Glamorgan Spring Bay Council. 2008 reprint sponsored by The Embassy of France. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 chart in b/w and 33 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21. 9780646496870
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$20

69030
LAWSON, Will & The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania
BLUE GUM CLIPPERS AND WHALE SHIPS OF TASMANIA

Launceston. 1986. D. & L. Book Distributor. Facsimile reprint of the 1949 original. 261 PP, plus 30 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing ships at New Wharf in 1881. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
Early whaling, trading and shipbuilding in Tasmania.
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$20

69926
LAWSON, Will & The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania
BLUE GUM CLIPPERS AND WHALE SHIPS OF TASMANIA

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1949. 1st Ed. 261 PP, plus 30 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing ships at New Wharf in 1881. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with small chips and tears. 2 newspaper articles pasted down on front and rear endpaper. Light foxing. An otherwise clean and very good copy. 22 x 14.5.
Early whaling, trading and shipbuilding in Tasmania.
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$45

72174
LEE, Ida
THE VOYAGE OF THE CAROLINE: England to Van Diemen's Land 1827-8

Van Diemen's Land Company. Circular Head. 1878. Edited Extract. (2), 22 PP with 2 b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages with 4 b/w plates. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Fine. 20.5 x 13.7.
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$20

72367
LEROUX, Marie-Paule
A FROG IN THE BILLABONG: A French Woman in Tasmania

Littlefox Press. Fremantle. Fremantle. 2004. 1st Australian edition, translated from the French original by Sabine Bouladon & Valérie Barnes. (10), 233 PP. Soft cover, Illustrated front. Covers with light soiling and wear, o/wise near fine.. 20.7 x 14.7. 9780980287219
Adventures of a French girl (frog) in Tasmania where she migrated in 1991.
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$25

56259
LETHBORG, Heather & LEWIS, Tanzi
BEAUTIFUL TASMANIA

Launceston. 1995. Elphin Publishers. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter Hodgman. 160 PP with colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards a little sunned near edges, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 20.7. 0646246542
Winner of the 1995 Tasmanian Tourism Awards.
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$10

59737
LEWIS, Tom
BY DERWENT DIVIDED - The story of the Lake Illawarra, the Tasman Bridge and the 1975 Disaster

Darwin. 2006. Tall Stories. 2nd edition of the 1999 original. (2), 70 PP with 2 maps, 3 cartoons and 61 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.6. 0957735111
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$35

56629
LLOYD'S
LLOYD'S REGISTER OF YACHTS 1963

London. 1963. Lloyd's Register of Shipping. Yearly edition. Copy of client no. 1584 The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. 1223 PP, (11), 31 (advertisements), plus 2 supplements (36 and 56 pages) inserted in pockets. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front board and spine. Small stamp of the ANMM. Has a 1 cm tear at head of front hinge, o/wise very good. Oblong: 18.5 x 24.
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$25

20803
LONEY, Jack
MYSTERIES OF THE BASS STRAIT TRIANGLE

Marine History Publications. Geelong. 1993. 5th edition of the 1980 original. 104 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.8 x 15.2. 0909131538
Shipwrecks, casualties and disasters in the waters of Bass Strait (in the air or at sea).
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$10

49621
LONEY, Jack
MYSTERIES OF THE BASS STRAIT TRIANGLE

Geelong. 1980. Neptune Press. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.4 x 15.2. 0909131538
Shipwrecks, casualties and disasters in the waters of Bass Strait (in the air or at sea).
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$15

72329
LOVELESS, George
THE VICTIMS OF WHIGGERY - A Statement of the Persecutions Experienced by the Dorchester Labourers with a Report of their Trial

Donald A. Davie / Cox Kay Pty. Ltd. Hobart. 1946. August 1946 edition, introduced by Donald A. Davie (editor), and limited to 100 copies, hand numbered (No. 1) and signed by Donald A. Davie. 59 PP. Stiff covers, browned around edges, title on front cover. Ageing of paper. Near fine. 24.6 x 15.4.
... also a description of Van Dieman's and and reflections upon the system of transportation, by George Loveless, one of the Dorchester Labourers.
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$80

70657
LOWE, Madge (Worsley) - Editor
DAYS GONE BY IN THE CHANNEL - Volume One

Hobart. 1992. Privately published. 1st Ed. (8), 56 PP with b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front ("Steamer leaving Snug Jetty"). Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0646129783
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$35

70664
LOWE, Madge (Worsley) - Editor
DAYS GONE BY IN THE CHANNEL - Volume Two

Hobart. 1992. Privately published. 1st Ed. (8), 92 PP with b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front (Steamer "Sorrento", near Kilora, North Bruny Island). Dedicatory note on page (1) "acknowledgements", signed by author. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0646129783
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$45

72041
LYLE, Alice
SMITHTON SUNSETS AND PENNY ICE CREAMS

Circular Head Chronicle Printers. Smithton, Tasmania. 1995. 1st Ed. IV, 81 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings by Alice Lyle and 38 photos). Soft covers, title on pictorial front and spine. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0646251821
Memories of a childhood in a home town.
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$15

40929
LYNN, Elwyn & MURRAY, Laura
CONSIDERING ART IN TASMANIA

Hobart. 1985. The Fine Arts Press. (4), P.473-532 with b/w and colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 23.2. 869170112
Reprint of pages 473-532 of Art and Australia, Volume 22, No. 4.
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$20

71849
MACDONALD, W. L.
SLAB HUTS TO COMMUTER COUNTRY - A Social History: The Lives of Women in the Huon and Channel (1900 to 2013)

Pikkeljig Press. Bayswater, WA. 2015. 1st Ed. 8, XII, 208, (2) PP with 9 tables and b/w illustrations (8 drawings, 3 sketch maps, newspaper clipping and over 50 photos). Pictorial soft covers. As new. 23 x 15.2. 9780992511326
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$30

63662
MCFARLANE, Ian
ITALIANS PRISONNER OF WAR, in North-West Tasmania 1943-1946 (in 40 South Tasmania)

Hobart. 2011. 40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Issue 61, Winter 2011. 96 PP. Contains article from P.54 to 59 with 1 colour and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
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$10

72683
McHENRY, Keith, BAYLY, I. A. E., LAKE, P.S., SWAIN, R. & TYLER, P.A.
PEDDER PAPERS - Anatomy of a Decision

Australian Conservation Foundation. Parkville, Vic. 1972. 1st Ed. Foreword by HRH Prince Philip. Introduction by Dr. R.G. Downes. Conclusion by Sir Garfield Barwick. 64 PP with 10 b/w illustrations (2 maps, 3 layouts, 5 photos) and 10 pages with 8 newspaper clippings. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Light soiling of covers. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.5.
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$45

72140
MACKANESS, George (editor)
SOME PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE OF SIR JOHN AND LADY JANE FRANKLIN: (Tasmania, 1837-1845) - Part I & Part II

George Mackaness / D.S. Ford, Printers. Sydney. 1947. 1st edition of 200 copies, with an Introduction, Notes and Commentary by George Mackaness. One of the 10 presentation copies: "The Author's Own Personal copy" dated and signed by the author on verso of title page, and with his Bookplate " Ex Libris Bountiana" tipped on the back of front covers. Part I: 126 PP with 13 b/w illustrations (portrait + 12 in text). Fp: Portrait of Sir John Franklin. Part II: 107 PP with 11 b/w illustrations (portrait + 10 in text). Portrait of Lady Jane Franklin. Stapled card covers a little rubbed/worn around edges, title on front. A near fine set. 24.7 x 18.
A collection of 26 letters.
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$175

70969
MACKANESS, George (editor)
SOME PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE OF SIR JOHN AND LADY JANE FRANKLIN: (Tasmania, 1837-1845) - Part I & Part II

George Mackaness / D.S. Ford, Printers. Sydney. 1947. 1st edition of 200 copies, with an Introduction, Notes and Commentary by George Mackaness. One of the 100 privately printed for the Royal Society of Tasmania. Part I: 126 PP with 13 b/w illustrations (portrait + 12 in text). Fp: Portrait of Sir John Franklin. Part II: 107 PP with 11 b/w illustrations (portrait + 10 in text). Fp: Portrait of Lady Jane Franklin. Stapled card covers, title on front. Covers slightly soiled and rubbed, o/wise contents near fine. 24.7 x 18.
A collection of 50 letters - Part I: Letters 1 to 26. Part II: Letters 27 to 50.
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$70

72164
McKERCHER, G. E. C. (editor)
SECOND HOBART BRIDGE - Joint Committee Report on Investigation & Design

Commonwealth and Tasmanian Joint Committee. Hobart. 1979 January 1979 edition. (8), 35, (13) PP with 3 b/w plans (2 on double page), and the 9 page brochure with 1 b/w photo and 14 colour illustrations (1 photo, 4 plans and 2 artworks (1 of them with 7 insets for details). Stiff covers, title on front cover. Near fine. 29.2 x 20.5.
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$25

56255
MACLEAN, Roddy
THE SPLENDOUR OF TASMANIA

Launceston. 1989. D & L Books. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 5 maps and 118 colour photos by Dennis Harding. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.3 x 23.8. 01875240004
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$10

52542
McMAHON, Libby and John
EXPLORING THE SOUTH LAND. Tasmania emerges from Terra Australis Incognita

Hobart. 2006. Maritime Museum of Tasmania. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Colin Denny. VIII, 68 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts, maps, plans). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 23 x 30. 0975723731
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$20

70932
McNEICE, Roger V.
KNAPSACK HEROES: Tasmania's Country Fire Brigades in Action

Hobart. 1991. Tasmania Fire Service. Limited numbered edition of 1000 copies (No. 0919 / 1000). Foreword by Neil J. Manning. VIII, 182 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (cartoons, maps, newspaper clippings, photos... ) and 13 colour photos, 4 of them insets. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Signed by the author on verso of front endpaper. Fine (mint condition). 30.5 x 21.5.. 0724638776
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$75

71261
McQUEEN, James
THE FRANKLIN - Not Just a River

Melbourne. 1983. Penguin Books Australia. 1st Ed., with an introduction by David Bellamy. X, 85 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps with locations maps, 17 photos) and 8 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 18 x 18. 0140068473
Story of a great Australian grass-roots movement.
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$25

72158
MELVILLE, Henry, Edited by George Mackaness
THE HISTORY OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND from the Year 1824 to 1835, inclusive - Part I, Part II & Part III (in Three Parts)

D.S. Ford, Printers. Sydney. 1959. 1st edition of 150 copies, with an Introduction, Notes and Commentary by George Mackaness. One of the 135 privately printed, numbered (No. 91) and signed by George Mackaness. Part I: 79 PP with 6 b/w illustrations (4 portraits). Fp: Portrait of Lieutenant-Governor William Sorell. Part II: 59 PP with 5 b/w illustrations (5 portraits) Fp: Portait of Lieutentant-Governor Sir George Arthur. Part III: 60 PP with 4 b/w illustrations (3 portraits). Fp: Lieut-Governor Sir George Arthur. Stapled card covers, title on front. Hand numbered and signed by the editor on verso of title page. Covers lightly soiled. Near fine. 24.4 x 15.
... During the Administration of Lieutenant-Governor George Arthur.
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$75

72133
MESIBOV, Bob ('Spider')
48 SPIDER'S WRITINGS ON NATURE, from the "Circular Head Chronicle", 1980-82

Bob Mesidov / Circular Head Chronicle. Smithton, Tasmania. 1982. 1st Ed. 104 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, graphs, maps photos). Inside front cover: sketch map of Tasmania. Soft covers, illustrated front. Fine. 19.8 x 15.8. 0959296808
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$10

69195
MIDDLEMISS, Norman
Memorable Ships: PRINCESS of TASMANIA: A Pioneer Car Ferry on the Bass Strait / Feature: HUGO STINNES of HAMBURG: 200 years of a German Shipping Family / Port of Call: NORFOLK ( Virginia) / Forgotten Fleets: HOLM SHIPPING Co. Ltd.: The Green Funnelled Kiwi Fleet. (in SHIPPING TODAY and YESTERDAY, No. 336)

Bexhill-on-Sea, UK. 2018. Tandy Media Publishing. Issue No. 336, February 2018. Edited by Nigel Lawrence. 68 PP. Contains 4 articles between pages: 16 to 20, 22 to 29, 46 to 52 & 54 to 60 with b/w and colour illustrations (House-Flag & Funnel and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Other article - Through the eyes of the artist by David Eeles: The Red Star Line and the American Line, Part three.
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$10

71458
MORLEY, L. J.
MEMORIES OF TASMANIA'S WEST COAST - A pictorial journey of road and rail vehicles of the past

Wellington Bridge Press. Hobart. 2013. Reprint of the 2011 original. II, 208 PP with over 500 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Mint condition. 29.7 x 21. 9781921767036
West coast of Tasmania: Mining, Timber, Hydro Electricity, Ports, Railways ... Flight around the world by Harold Gatty in 1931.
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$45

72360
MORRIS, John, SHEPPARD, Ben & CURTIS, Brian (Compilers)
THE STORY OF TWO BRIDGES

Platypus Publications. Hobart. 1965. 1st Ed. No pagination, 20 PP with 18 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front (Tasman Bridge and Hobart Bridge). Covers lightly soiled. Very good. Oblong: 17.5 x 23.
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$15

70873
MORRIS-MILLER, Professor E. (editor)
A BRIEF PICTORIAL HISTORY OF TASMANIA

Hobart. 1959. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. New edition of the 1957 original. Foreword by Dr. W. Bryden. 20 PP with 1 sketch map of Tasmania and 19 b/w plates illustrated by Captain D. Colbron Pearce. Pictorial wrappers. Near fine. Oblong: 18.6 x 25.3.
An illustrated history of the discoverers of Tasmania, and other notable people. Abel Tasman, 1642. Marion Du Fresne, 1772. Furneaux, 1773. Cook, 1777... D'Entrecasteaux, 1792 and 1793... Baudin, 1802...
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$25

15121
MORTIMER, George
OBSERVATIONS AND REMARKS MADE DURING A VOYAGE to the Islands of Teneriffe, Amsterdam, Maria's Island near Van Diemen's Land; Otaheite, Sandwich Islands, Owhyhee, the Fox Islands on the North West Coast of America, Tinian, and from thence to Canton in the Brig "Mercury", commanded by John Henry Cox, Esq.

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1974. Bibliotheca Australiana No. 68. Facsimile of the 1791 original. (2), VIII, (8), 72 PP plus 1 plate (illust.) & 2 folded maps with coastal views of Amsterdam and Maria Islands. Simile vellum with blue vignette (spine & front cover). A few light foxing spots, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.5 x 20.5. 9060720873
First ship ever to anchor off the crater of Amsterdam Island in May 1789, call at Tahiti and Tetiaroa in August 1789 where they witnessed: ... uncommonly indecent and lascivious Heiva....
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$35

72595
MUIR, Jock, HUDSON, Chris & FOGAGNOLO, Jocelyn
JOCK MUIR MARITIME REFLECTIONS

Chris Hudson & Jocelyn Fogagnolo. Hobart. 1991. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Jack Earl. 136 PP with 2 maps, 8 plans and 70 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Copy signed by E.J. (Jock) Muir on title page. Near fine. Scarce. 29.7 x 20.8. 064601630X
... by one of Australia's best known designers, builders and ocean racing identities.
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$80

72653
MULLINS R. F. (editor)
ROYAL HOBART REGATTA - Official Souvenir Programme 1947

Mercury Press / Royal Hobart Regatta Association. Hobart. 1947. 109th Anniversary Regatta, 4th February 1947. 96 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 plan of courses, 30 drawings, paintings, photos and 5 headpieces. Soft wrappers reinforced, retaining the original pictorial front. Contents near fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.
109th anniversary Victory Regatta and Tasmania's National Birthday Celebration: Rowing, Sailing, Power Boats, Swimming, Amusements, Naval Section, Miscellaneous & Chopping. Call in Hobart of H.M.A.S. Quickmatch.
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$30

72654
MULLINS R. F. (editor)
ROYAL HOBART REGATTA - Official Souvenir Programme 1956

Mercury Press / Royal Hobart Regatta Association. Hobart. 1956. 118th Anniversary Regatta, 11th and 14th February 1956. 72 PP with b/w illustrations: 2 plans of courses, 11 drawings, paintings, photos and 6 headpieces. Soft wrappers with light wear, pictorial front. Note inside front cover. Contents near fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.
118th anniversary regatta: Rowing, Sailing, Power Boats, Swimming, Amusements, Naval Section, Miscellaneous & Chopping. Call in Hobart of: H.M.A.S. Arunta.
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$30

72655
MULLINS R. F. (editor)
ROYAL HOBART REGATTA - Official Souvenir Programme 1957

Mercury Press / Royal Hobart Regatta Association. Hobart. 1957. 119th Anniversary Regatta "Tasmania's National Birthday Celebration": 9th and 12th February 1957. (2), 76, (2) PP with b/w illustrations: 2 plans of courses, 11 drawings, paintings, photos and 6 headpieces. Soft wrappers with light wear, pictorial front. Contents near fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.
119th anniversary regatta: Rowing, Sailing, Power Boats, Swimming, Amusements, Naval Section, Miscellaneous & Chopping. Call in Hobart of: H.M.A.S. Sydney.
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$30

71926
MULLINS R. F. (editor)
ROYAL HOBART VICTORY REGATTA - Official Souvenir Programme (9th to 12th February 1946)

Mercury Press / Royal Hobart Regatta Association. Hobart. 1946. Victory Regatta. Foreword by Hon. R. Cosgrove, Premier of Tasmania. 64 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 plan of courses, 9 photos and 7 headpieces. Soft wrappers, pictorial front. Small hole at top of front cover and lower corner of front cover clipped by 1 cm. Staples removed. Contents near fine. Scarce. 24 x 16.5.
Victory Regatta and Tasmania's National Birthday Celebration: Rowing, Sailing, Power Boats, Swimming, Amusements, Naval Section, Miscellaneous & Chopping. Call in Hobart of: H.M.S. Bermuda.
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$50

54536
MULVANEY, John
'THE AXE HAD NEVER SOUNDED': Place, People and Heritage of Recherche Bay, Tasmania

Canberra. 2007. ANU E Press. 1st Ed. Aboriginal History Monograph 14. XXII, 142 PP with 2 maps, b/w and colour illustrations (charts, drawings, paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 9781921313202
On the French Naval Expedition of d'Entrecasteaux call and studies in 1793. Legacy: the garden of Delahaye planted in 1792 and examined in 1793...
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$70

70611
N/A
ANCHORAGE GUIDE: CHANNEL, BRUNY ISLAND AND HUON RIVER

Hobart. c. 1970. Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. Folded (4 folds) map in colour (51 x 37.5), tipped in on a protective cover. Inside front cover: List of 30 of these anchorages. Illustrated soft covers. Covers lightly soiled and rubbed. Internally good. 21 x 13.5.
30 anchorages between: River Derwent and Recherche Bay.
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$10

72268
N/A
TASMANIA - The Island State of the Australian Commonwealth

Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau. Hobart. 1934. September 1934 edition. 40 PP with 36 b/w photos on full page. Stiff covers, illustrated front with title "Tasmania (Australia)" and map of Tasmania on back cover. Covers slightly soiled, back cover with repaired tear. Stamp of Tasmanian Tourist and Information Bureau at top of title-page, o/wise very good. Oblong: 15.5 x 21.5.
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$45

72272
N/A
TASMANIA - The Wonderland

Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau. Hobart. c. 1934. 1st Ed. No pagination, 52 PP with 26 b/w illustrations (1 map of Tasmania, 1 drawing and 24 photos) and 14 colour illustratoions (watercolour paintings by John Eldershaw). Stapled card covers a little browned around edges with light wear, o/wise contents fine. 28 x 22.2.
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$50

72363
N/A
TASMANIA, The Isle of Scenic Beauty

The Tasmanian Tourist Bureau / Nucolorvue Productions. Mulgrave, Vic. c. 1975. New edition. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 map of Tasmania (inside back cover) and 64 colour photos. Stiff covers, front with colour illustration (Ferry on River Derwent). Very good. Oblong: 18 x 24.5. 0858580047
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$20

72362
N/A
TASMANIA, The Isle of Scenic Beauty

Nucolorvue Productions. Moorabbin, Vic. c. 1972. New edition. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 map of Tasmania (inside back cover) and 64 colour photos. Stiff covers, front with colour illustration (Richmond Bridge). Very good. Oblong: 18 x 24.5. 0858580047
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$20

72361
N/A
TASMANIA, The Isle of Scenic Beauty

Nucolorvue Productions. Mentone, Vic. c. 1965. Enlarged and revised edition. No pagination, 36 PP with 1 map of Tasmania (inside back cover) and 57 colour photos. Stiff covers, front with colour illustration (wheat field). Very good. Oblong: 18 x 24.5.
Colour photos of the Princess of Tasmania and M.V. Empress of Australia.
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$20

72350
N/A
TASMANIA, The Isle of Scenic Beauty

Nucolorvue Productions. Mentone, Vic. c. 1950. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 56 colour photos. Stiff covers, illustrated front (Sullivan Cove, Port of Hobart). Covers slightly soiled. Very good. Oblong: 18.5 x 24.7.
Population of Hobart: c. 80.000 inhabitants
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$20

49559
NASH, Mike
INVESTIGATION OF A SURVIVORS CAMP FROM THE SYDNEY COVE SHIPWRECK

Department of Archaeology / Flinders University. Adeaide. 2004. 1st Ed., limited to 50 copies. No. 2 in the Maritime Archaeology Monograph and Reports series. (2), 73 PP with 13 figures (drawings, photos and sketches). Pictorial soft cover, clear plastic front. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Preservation/Rum Islands, Bass Strait, Tasmania.
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$30

72221
NATIONAL TRUST OF AUSTRALIA (TASMANIA)
Some Notes on the early History of HOBART GAOL and OLD TRINITY CHURCH

The National Trust of Australia (Tasmania), Southern Regional Committee. Hobart. 1963. 1st edition limited to 250 copies. (1), 11 PP (typescript) with 1 "Ground Plan, Hobart Gaol" at centrefold. Red cloth cover. Near fine. Scarce. 21 x 17.
History ... taken from records in the State Archives, Hobart.
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$40

72695
NEWMAN, Terry
TASMANIAN PREMIERS : 1856-1988 - A BIOGRAPHICAL HANDBOOK.

Tasmanian Parliamentary Library. Hobart. 1988. 1st Ed. 81 PP with b/w illustrations (1 drawing of Parliament House and 37 portraits). Stiff covers, illustrated front, title on front cover and spine. Fine. 25 x 17.5.
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$30

55955
NICHOLSON, Ian Hawkins
SHIPPING ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES - TASMANIA - Vol. II: 1834-1842 (Parts I, II & III) & GAZETTEER OF TASMANIAN SHIPPING 1803-1842 (Part IV)

Canberra. 1985. Roebuck Society. 1st Ed. Roebuck Society Publication No. 33. VI, 246, 212 (indexes) PP with 30 charts, maps & plans and 52 b/w illustrations. FEP: Chart of Bass Strait (Western part). REP: Chart of Bass Strait (Eastern part). Soft covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.4. 0909434247
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$35

71206
NORMAN, L.
PIONEER SHIPPING OF TASMANIA - Whaling, Sealing, Piracy, Shipwrecks, etc. in Early Tasmania

Hobart. 1980. O.B.M. Pty. Ltd. Reprint of the 1938 original. Preface by A. G. Ogilvie. 220 PP, plus 36 pages with 61 b/w illust. Fp: Hobart in the colourful whaling days. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small repaired tear at top of front cover, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 16.4.
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$45

70725
NORMAN, L.
SEA WOLVES AND BANDITS - Sealing, Whaling, Smuggling and Piracy. Wild Men of Van Diemen's Land. Bushrangers and Bandits. Wrecks and Wreckers

Hobart. c. 1980. J. Walch & Sons. Reprint of the 1946 original. 208 PP with 1 portrait, plus 54 pages with 88 b/w illustrations. Fp (folded): Hobart Bridge. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. Near fine. 25 x 16.
... with a chronology of curious and interesting facts relating to old Van Diemen's Land, and (from 1856) to Tasmania.
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$30

42030
NORMAN, L.
SEA WOLVES AND BANDITS - Sealing, Whaling, Smuggling and Piracy. Wild Men of Van Diemen's Land. Bushrangers and Bandits. Wrecks and Wreckers

Hobart. c. 1980. J. Walch & Sons. Reprint of the 1946 original. 208 PP with 1 portrait, plus 54 pages with 88 b/w illustrations. Fp (folded): Hobart Bridge. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. 25 x 16.
... with a chronology of curious and interesting facts relating to old Van Diemen's Land, and (from 1856) to Tasmania.
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$40

72357
O'HARA BOOTH, Charles
THE JOURNAL OF CHARLES O'HARA BOOTH - Commandant of the Port Arthur Penal Settlement

Tasmanian Historical Research Association. Sandy Bay, Tas. 1981. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. Edited with an Introduction by Dora Heard. XV, 298 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 3 colour and 12 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Captain Charles O'Hara Booth. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 15.7. 0909479119
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$80

70831
O'MAY, Harry
HOBART RIVER CRAFT and Sealers of Bass Strait

L. G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. 1973. 2nd impression. 113, IV, (2), 31 PP, plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos, and 1 folded map at rear. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Brief note at top of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 14.5.
The craft used by the early settlers to carry goods to and from Hobart. The sealers in Bass Strait.
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$35

16096
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Books Twelve and Thirteen (Hobart to 1859)

Author. Adelaide. 1992. 1st Ed. Books Twelve and Thirteen in Australian Shipowners and their Fleets series. Book 12: (2), 90 PP. Book 13: (2), 101 - 180. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16 x 20.6. 0909418470 & 09
Book 12: A-L. Book 13 (M-Z)
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$20

60166
PEEBLES, Daryl
ANTARCTIC CENTENNIAL YEAR (in 40 South Tasmania)

Hobart. 2011. 40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Issue 60, Autumn 2011. 96 PP. Contains article from P.29 to 32 with 2 b/w and 5 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
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$15

33825
PINK, Kerry & VOWLES, Gill
AGAINST THE TIDE - A Maritime History of Circular Head

Hobart. 1998. Hobart Ports Corporation. 1st Ed. VI, 434 PP with 1 plan, 4 b/w illust., 16 colour and 210 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 21.1 x 14.8. 0646362828
Port created in 1826 by the Van Diemen's Land Co. as an outlet for their first European settlement on the North-West Coast of Tasmania.
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$55

70658
PINKUS, Margaret (compiler)
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE GEEVESTON TOWN HALL

Geeveston Archives & History Society. Geeveston, Tasmania. 2019. 1st edition, by Charles Rich & GAHS. 40 PP with b/w illustrations (11 portraits, 5 adverts, 25 photos). Soft covers, illustrated front, staples. Fine. 21.2 x 14.7.
Story of the Geeveston Town Hall and the Community spirit: Tahune Air Walk, Forest & Heritage Centre, Wooden Statues ...
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$20

72286
PINKUS, Margaret & RICH, Charles (compiler)
MEMORIES OF THE 1967 BUSHFIRES IN GEEVESTON AND SURROUNDS

Geeveston Archives & History Society. Geeveston, Tasmania. 2021. 1st edition, by Marjorie Cartlidge & GAHS. 24 PP with b/w illustrations (2 photos and 2 Newspaper clippings). 1 errata slip loosely inserted. Soft covers, illustrated front, staples. New. 21.2 x 14.7.
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$20

71215
PLOMLEY, N. J. B.
THE BAUDIN EXPEDITION AND THE TASMANIAN ABORIGINES - 1802

Blubber Head Press. Hobart. 1983. Limited edition to 1000 copies. This copy no. 707, hand numbered and signed by the author. XII, 245 PP with 1 chart and 4 b/w illust., plus 4 plates with maps and 23 plates with 7 b/w and 16 colour illust. Fp: Femme du Cap du Sud. Eps: Design of spears, waddies, rush basket water carrier & shell necklace. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, lightly sunned dust jacket with a bookplate of previous owner on inside flap of dust jacket which is in a protective sleeve. Small (2cm) old stain on bottom outside page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 31.5 x 24. 0908528108
A description of the Tasmanian aborigines prior to the European settlement of Tasmania.
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$250

70900
PLOMLEY, N. J. B.
THE TASMANIAN ABORIGINES - A short account of them and some aspects of their life

Launceston. 1977. Authore & Adult Education, Tasmania 1st Ed., VIII, 72 PP with 8 figures on full page: 1 drawing, 5 portraits, 5 stone implements, 4 manufactures of the Aborigines, 5 petroglyphs and 3 maps. Stiff covers, illustrated (Etching by Benjamin Duterrau). Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
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$25

71851
PORTS
MARINE BOARD OF HOBART, TASMANIA - Report for the year ended 31st December 1920

Marine Board of Hobart / Mercury Office. Hobart. 1921. Annual edition. 16 PP with tables, plus 3 plates with 4 b/w illustrations: 1 painting and 3 photos. Soft covers, title on front cover. Spine of covers repaired with acid free tape, and small piece missing at bottom, o/wise very good condition. 33.5 x 21.
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$40

39623
PORTS
PORT OF BURNIE, Tasmania - Port Information (1986)

Burnie. 1986. Burnie Port Authority. January 1986 edition. 16 PP with 1 b/w photo and 2 plans, plus 8 folded pages schedule of charges in rear pocket. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.3 x 17.2.
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$10

63421
PORTS
PORT OF BURNIE, Tasmania - Port Information (1988)

Burnie. 1988. Burnie Port Authority. June 1988 edition. 16 PP with 1 b/w photo and 2 plans. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.3 x 17.2.
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$5

39522
PORTS
PORT OF LAUNCESTON - BELL BAY, Tasmania, Australia - Port Information Handbook

Launceston. 1986. Port of Launceston Authority. Amended edition of July 1986. 48 PP with tables, 1 graph, 1 map, 13 coloured plans (4 on folded page) and 16 colour photos. Soft cover, clear plastic front. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$10

61917
POULSON, Bruce
RECHERCHE BAY - A Short History

Management Committee of the Southport Community Centre. Southport, Tasmania. 2005 Reprint of the 2004 original. V, 83 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: sketch map of Recherche Bay. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 21.
Bay at the southern tip of Tasmania, first explored by Bruny d'Entrecasteaux. Garden of Recherche Bay "Jardin du Roi", by Felix Lahaie. ... Whaling.
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$40

72276
PRIDMORE, Walter B.
ISLE OF THE DEAD ... Port Arthur's Burial Ground

Walter B. Pridmore. Murdunna, Tas. 2005. 1st edition, November 2005. IV, 44 PP with 2 drawings and 10 watercolours by Rose Solomon. Inside covers: plan of Port Arthur & Location map. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Fine. 21 x 14.7.
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$20

72277
PRIDMORE, Walter B.
POINT PUER ... and the Prisons of Port Arthur

Walter B. Pridmore. Murdunna, Tas. 2005. 1st edition. IV, 44 PP with 1 drawing and 15 watercolours by Rose Solomon. Inside covers: plan of Port Arthur & Location map. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Fine. 21 x 14.7.
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$20

72275
PRIDMORE, Walter B.
PORT ARTHUR ... as it was

Walter B. Pridmore. Murdunna, Tas. 2002. 1st edition, November 2002. VI, 81 PP with 1 drawing and 43 watercolours by Rose Solomon. Inside covers: plan of Port Arthur & Location map. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 064642078X
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$25

69165
PRIDMORE, Walter B.
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND TO TASMANIA ... 1642-1856

Walter B. Pridmore. Murdunna, Tas. 2008. 1st Ed. (4), 67 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (including 7 watercolours by Rose Solomon). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9780980533200
Explorers, Administrators ...
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$20

72278
RACKHAM, Sarah
HYDRO CONSTRUCTION VILLAGES - Volume 1: Waddamana / Shannon / Tarraleah

Public Relations Department, The Hydro-Electric Commission. Hobart. 1981. 1st edited by Joan Woodberry. 76 PP with b/w illustrations: 2 diagrams, 7 maps and 28 photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (mint condition). 234 x 17.5. 0724610359
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$40

72279
RACKHAM, Sarah
HYDRO CONSTRUCTION VILLAGES - Volume 2: Butlers Gorge / Bronte Park / Trevallyn / Wayatinah

Public Relations Department, The Hydro-Electric Commission. Hobart. 1982. Edited by Joan Woodberry. 76 PP with 1 sketch map in colour and 40 b/w illustrations: 5 maps and 35 photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.4 x 17.5. 0724610367
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$40

71914
REYNOLDS, John (editor)
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA 1642 - Selections from Dr. J. E. Heeres' translation of Tasman's Journal Aug.-Dec. 1642

H.H. Pimblett, Government Printer. Hobart. 1942. 1st edition of November 12th, 1942. Prefaces by Robert Cosgrove, Premier of Tasmania and John Madden, Minister for Lands and Works, and in Charge of Tasmanian Tercentenary Celebrations, 1942. (2) 43, (3) PP with b/w illustrations: 2 portraits and a facsimile of the signature of Abel Tasman, plus 1 facsimile of the first paragraph entry for December 2nd 1642 and 2 facsimile of folded charts. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples. Front cover with repaired short tear. Near fine and scarce in this condition. 24.3 x 18.5.
Selections and extracts from the Journal of Abel Janszoon Tasman (from translation of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archives at The Hague, by Professor J.E. Heeres) and facsimiles of original maps.
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$50

70670
RISBY, Mark L.
MURPHY'S SIGNALS HOBART TOWN - The colonial ship flags and semaphore signals charts of convict guard Pte Edward Murphy, 99th Regiment of Foot, Van Diemen's Land

Forty South Publishing. Hobart. 2013. 1st edition limited to 500 hand numbered copies (No. 169/500). Foreword by Miles Hobart, Earl of Buckinghamshire. XII, 100 PP with colour illustrations between pages 13 and 91. Ribbon page marker. Signed by the author on label facing title page. Pictorial boards. Fine (mint condition). Scarce. Oblong: 26.5 x 30. 9780987589705
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$70

56253
ROBSON, Lloyd
THE TASMANIAN STORY

Melbourne. 1988. Oxford University Press. Reprint of the 1987 original. 122 PP with 1 map and 64 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.8. 0195547780
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$15

72223
RODWAY, Leonard
THE TASMANIAN FLORA, With Drawings of Some Typical Species

John Vail, Government Printer, Tasmania. Hobart. 1903. 1st Ed. XIX, 320 PP, including Appendix with Arrangement of Orders, Dictionary and an Index, plus 50 b/w plates. Papered boards, green cloth spine, title on front board. Covers have a few soiled spots. Ageing of paper on outside edges and a few ink marks on one page, not affecting any text. Overall, a very good plus copy. Scarce. 24.5 x 15.
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$100

72129
ROE, Dr. Michael
A History of the THEATRE ROYAL - Hobart, from 1834

National Theatre and Fine Arts Society of Tasmania. Hobart. c. 1970. 1st limited edition. Preface by J.N.D. Harrison. Foreword by Dame Sybil Thorndlike. 48 PP with 18 b/w illustrations (plan, poster, photos of buildings and performers) and advertisements. Stiff covers, illustrated front (etching by Sir Lionel Lindsay). Label for the limited edition hand numbered (No. 164) and signed by the author, tipped in on title page. Fine. 23.5 x 18.2. .
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$30

71960
ROW, Don & Maggie
FIFTY YEARS OF PAINTING IN TASMANIA 1925-1975

Don & Maggie Row / Matroid Publications. Hobart. 2010. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. (4), 331 PP with b/w and colour reproductions (over 200 are on full-page). Title page: Macquarie Street Hobart, 1925 (detail), by Tom Roberts. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj, ribbon page-marker. Fine (mint condition). Oblong: 25 x 31. 9780980655568
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$70

72364
ROWNTREE, Fearn
HOBART TOWN - Van Dieman's Land

Fearn Rowntree / Mercury Press. Hobart. c. 1967. 1st Ed. No pagination, 64 PP with 96 drawings by the author/artist. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Covers lightly soiled, staples removed. Stamp of previous owner inside front cover. Very good. Oblong: 18 x 24.5.
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$20

61051
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS - Vol XXXIII, Part IV, 1947

The Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1947. Volume XXXIII, Part IV, 1947. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 189-264 PP with 5 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.
Social Services in Australia (1900-10), by T.H. Kewley. Port Arthur, Tasmania, by Frank Walker.
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$5

72596
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA
REPORT OF ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA, for the Year 1857

H & C Best, Printers, Courier Office. Hobart Town. 1858. 1st Ed. Edited by J. Millingan (Secretary). 40 PP with 12 pages "Lists: Officers of the Society, Honorary Members, Fellows" and 23 pages for the Yearly report. Soft covers, title on front cover. Covers with light wear, o/wise contents fine. Rare. 20.7 x 13.7.
Read at the Annual General Meeting, held 29th January 1858.
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$25

72597
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA
REPORT OF ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA, for the Year 1863

W. Fletcher, Printer. Hobart Town. 1864. 1st Ed. Edited by J. W. Agnew (Honorary Secretary). 37 PP with 10 pages "Lists: Officers of the Society, Honorary Members, Fellows" and 22 pages for the Yearly report. Soft covers, title on front cover. Fine. 21 x 13.7.
Read at the Annual General Meeting, held 29th January 1864.
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$15

72598
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA
REPORT OF ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA, for the Year 1889

William Thomas Strutt, Government Printer. Hobart. 1890. 1st Ed. Edited by J. W. Agnew (Honorary Secretary). 16 PP with 5 pages "Lists: Officers of the Society, Honorary Members, Fellows" and 7 pages for the Yearly report. Soft covers, title on front cover. Fine. 21.3 x 13.7.
Read at the Annual General Meeting, held 4th March 1890.
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$15

72589
ROYAL SOCIETY OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND
REPORT OF ROYAL SOCIETY OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND, for Horticulture, Botany and the Advancement of Science - 1848

H & C Best, Printers, Courier Office. Hobart Town. 1848 1st Ed. Edited by J. Lillie (Honorary Secretary). 13 PP with 1 table "Receipts and Expenditure of the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land - 1847". Soft covers, title on front cover. Near fine condition. Rare. 21.5 x 14.
Read and ordered to be printed at the Annual General Meeting, held by postponement on the 4th of May 1848.
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$50

72590
ROYAL SOCIETY OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND
REPORT OF ROYAL SOCIETY OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND, for the Year 1855

H & C Best, Printers, Courier Office. Hobart Town. 1856 1st Ed. Edited by J. Millingan (Secretary). (16), 16 PP with 12 pages "Lists: Officers of the Society, Honorary Members, Fellows" 12 pages for the Yearly report. Soft covers, title on front cover. Near fine condition. Rare. 20.7 x 13.7.
Read at the Annual General Meeting, held 31st January 1856.
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$35

17544
SALTER, Harold
BASS STRAIT KETCHES

Hobart. 1991. St.David's Park Publishing. 1st Ed. XI, 330 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, paintings, sketches ...). Pictorial soft cover. Front cover lightly rubbed and creased, o/wise fine. Scarce. 24.8 x 17.7. 0724625607
The activities of the mosquito fleet of ketches and schooners plying the waters of Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia.
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$50

71365
SARGENT, John
KANGAROO BLUFF BATTERY: Looking Forward, Looking Back

John Sargent / Bellerive Historical Society. Bellerive. 2012. 1st Ed. (6), 77 PP with tables, b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 plans and 9 photos) and colour illustrations (2 plans and 25 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note signed by the author on title page. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
Defences of Hobart.
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$30

67197
SARGENT, John R.
'A HEAD OF STEAM' - Hobart Town to Kangaroo Point Ferry Service

John R. Sargent. Bellerive. Tas. 1999. 1st Ed. (2), 18 PP with 2 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. Dedicatory note on title page, signed by the author. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0958528411
The arrival of the first steamships in Australian service and their impact on the Trans-Derwent service.
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$20

68577
SARGENT, John R. (compiler)
'DAYS GONE BY' - An Historical Snapshot of Kangaroo Bay, the Port of Hobart and the Derwent River

John R. Sargent. Bellerive. 2000. 1st Ed. 44 PP with historical b/w illustrations (1 plan / map of Bellerive, 3 photos and 66 post cards). Pictorial soft cover. Rubbed patch at top of front cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 0958528446
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$25

71929
SCHAFFER, Irene
DERWENT RIVER EXCURSION on board the "Lady Nelson" - Volume 1; Sandy Bay - Battery Point - Hobart

Irene Schaffer. New Town, Tasmania. 2001. 1st edition, June 2001. (4), 15, (28 plates) PP (recto only) with 43 b/w illustrations: sketch map, plans, drawings and paintings, photos. Soft covers, pictorial front, cloth spine. Covers a little soiled with a small light crease, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 21.
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$30

71928
SCHAFFER, Irene
EXCURSION: NORTH BRUNY ISLAND

Irene Schaffer. New Town, Tasmania. 1996. 1st edition, March 1996. (2), VI, 47 PP with b/w illustrations: drawings, facsimile of documents, plans, portraits and photos.. Soft covers, pictorial front, cloth spine. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.
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$30

72128
SCHAFFER, Irene & McKAY, Thelma
Profiles of Norfolk Islanders to Van Diemen's Land: "LADY NELSON" 1807 - Volume 1

Irene Schaffer & Thelma McKay. Hobart. 1989. Updated edition of the 1987 original. V, 34 PP with 2 b/w illustrations (vignette on front cover and title page), plus 1 plate " View of the Lady Nelson in the Thames" and 1 page " Additional Research 1989". Soft cover, illustrated front. Foxing spots on front cover and outside edges. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 0958792615
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$40

71987
SELKIRK, Patricia M., QUILTY, Patrick G. & DAVIES, Margaret (editors)
FORUM ON THE SUB-ANTARCTIC - Papers and Proceedings of the ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA - Volume 141, Part 1 & Part 2

The Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 2007. Volume 141, Parts 1 & 2, November 2007. VI, 214 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs & tables, maps, drawings & photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.6 x 21.
24 papers presented at the Forum held at the CCAMLR (Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) in Hobart, 6-7 July 2006.
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$30

70947
SHANKLEY, Erika
FAIR WINDS AND SMOOTH SAILING - History of the Cruising Yacht Club of Tasmania, Inc. 1996-2015

Hobart. 2015. Cruising Yacht Club of Tasmania Inc. 1st Ed. VI, 58 PP with 24 colour and 41 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780646949840
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$40

34649
SIMPSON, Ken
BIRDS IN BASS STRAIT

Sydney. 1972. Reed / BHP. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 4 maps, 26 b/w and 70 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0589071084
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$15

69662
SMYTHE, Suzanne
GUARDIANS OF THE PORT: Hobart's Colonial Pilots

Hobart. 2015. Forty South Publishing. 1st Ed. (6), 266 PP with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stff cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine (mint condition). 26 x 21. 9780994376169
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$70

70731
SMYTHE, Suzanne
HISTORY OF THE IRON POT - DERWENT LIGHT

Hobart. 2013. Forty South Publishing. 2nd printing of the 2012 original. (8), 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine (mint condition). 21 x 21. 978098755683
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$60

70844
SMYTHE, Suzanne
WHALES, MAIDENS AND GOLD - Henry Williams of Hobart Town

London. 2019. Austin Macauley Publishers. 1st Ed. 161 PP with over 85 b/w illustrations (maps, newspaper clippings, paintings, plans, portraits, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Signed by the author on title page. New. 20.5 x 12.8. 9781528931236
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$45

70845
SMYTHE, Suzanne
WHALES, MAIDENS AND GOLD - Henry Williams of Hobart Town

Austin Macauley Publishers. London. 2019. Limited special edition of 25 paperback copies (No.2/25). 161 PP with over 85 b/w illustrations (maps, newspaper clippings, paintings, plans, portraits, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Bookmark loosely inserted. New. 20.5 x 12.8. 9781528931236
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$45

71870
SORELL, G.F. & MULLINS R. F. (editors)
ROYAL VISIT REGATTA - Souvenir Programme (23rd and 28th February 1963)

Mercury Press / Royal Hobart Regatta Association. Hobart. 1963. 125th Anniversary Regatta. Foreword by Hon. E.E. Reece, Premier of Tasmania. 100 PP with b/w illustrations: 2 Official Portraits Queen Elizabeth II, and The Duke of Edinburgh, 4 portraits (1 painting, 3 photos), drawings, 3 plans of courses, paintings and photos). Soft covers, gilt title on front cover with illustrated front. A few pages with small dog-ears, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 21 x 13.8.
Tasmania's National Birthday Celebration: Rowing, Sailing, Power Boats, Swimming, Amusements, Naval Section, Miscellaneous & Chopping. Call in Hobart of: H.M.A.S. Quickmatch and H.M.Y. Britannia.
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$50

69248
SPENCE, Ian & WIERENGA, Kees
THE ELECTRONA CARBIDE WORKS 100 YEARS

Margate, Tasmania. 2018. Channel Museum. 1st Ed. (2), 107 PP with b/w illustrations (1 plan, 1 graph, 3 newspaper cuttings, 35 photos). Pictorial stiff cover. New. 29.7 x 20.8.
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$55

72217
SPROD, Dan
ALEXANDER PEARCE OF MACQUARIE HARBOUR, Convict - Bushranger - Cannibal

Cattle & Fiddle Press. Hobart. 1977. 1st edition limited to 750 copies hand numbered (No. 748) and signed by the author. XV, 173, (3 colophon) PP, plus 10 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: Alexander Pearce, death study by Thomas Bock. Eps: Map of Van Diemen's Land. Red cloth cover with engraved arrow on front. Lightly soiled dust jacket. Faint foxing on top outside edge. A near fine copy. 21.7 x 14.5. 0858530317
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$100

40787
SPROD, Dan
THE USURPER - Jorgen Jorgenson and his turbulent life in Iceland and Van Diemen's Land 1780-1841

Hobart. 2001. Blubber Head Press. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. XIV, 718 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustratioons (2 of them maps) and 32 pages with 58 b/w illustrations (3 of them maps). Fp: Portrait of Jorgen Jorgenson. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 18.5. 0908528299
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$45

68859
SPROD, Dan (editor)
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND REVEALED: Flinders and Bass and their circumnavigation of the Island in the colonial sloop Norfolk 1798-1799

Blubber Head Press. Hobart. 2009. 1st edition limited to 750 copies. IX, 228, (1) PP, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w plates and 3 folded charts contained in a pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Fp: Chart of Bass's Strait with portraits of Matthew Flinders and George Bass. Case-bound, cloth cover, gilt device on front board and gilt title on spine, dj. As new. 28 x 18.5. 9780908528356
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$70

72700
STEPHENS, Don
WITH A CAMERA IN TASMANIA

Tasmanian Government Tourist and Immigration Department. Hobart. c. 1960. 1st Ed. No pagination, 48 PP with 86 b/w photos by Don Stephens. Inside front cover: the Tesselated Pavement, Eaglehawk Neck. Inside back cover: Three masted trading ketch at anchor. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear and a little insect damage on lower corner of back cover. Note to previous owner partly blocked out at top of title page. Contents near fine. 34 x 24.
A souvenir of interesting views & scenes from all parts of Tasmania.
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$20

68377
STODDART, Michael
TASSIE'S WHALE BOYS (in Tasmania 40 South - 83)

Hobart. 2016. 40 / Forty South Publishing. Issue No. 83, Summer 2016-2017. 96 PP. Contains article from P.18 to 22 with 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. 27.5 x 21.
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$10

17106
TAPP, P. & ANDREWS, A. (Compilers)
HOBART

Hobart. c. 1985. Corporation of the City of Hobart. Reprint. 28 PP with over 80 colour Photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Hobart, capital of Tasmania, The Treasure Island.
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$5

71965
TARBATH, Dave
GOLD FROM THE SEA: The Abalone Industry (in 40 South Tasmania)

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2001. Issue No. 21, Winter 2001, edited by Warren Boyles and Lyn Wilson. 80 PP. Contains article from P.27 to 30 with 4 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.4 x 21.
... Other article: Van Diemen's Land through German eyes, by Warren Boyles. ...
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$10

30325
TASMAN, Abel Janszoon
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA (24 November 1642)

Hobart. 1985. Government Printer. Facsimile reprint of the 1942 original, in a limited edition of 3000 copies. (8), 43, (8) PP with 2 colour and 2 b/w illust., plus 3 plates (facsimile of Tasman's journal entry for December 1642 and 2 folded maps). Title page: vignette in colour of the Flag of the state of Tasmania. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 25.8 x 18.8. 0724622241
Extracts from the Journal of Abel Janszoon Tasman (from translation of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archives at The Hague, by Professor J.E. Heeres) and facsimiles of original maps.
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$25

70811
TASMAN, Abel Janszoon
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA (24 November 1642)

Hobart. 1985. A. B. Caudell, Government Printer. Facsimile reprint of the 1942 original, in a limited edition of 3000 copies. This copy is one of the 250 hard bound copies with a preface by Robin Gray, Premier of Tasmania. (6) 43, (7), (1 colophon) PP with portrait of Abel Janszoon Tasman, c. 1650, his signature and a photo of the Bass Strait Flagship "Abel Tasman" plus 2 folded charts. Fp (in colour): The Hon. R. T. Gray, Premier of Tasmania. Eps: Sketch of anchorage of Heemskirk & Zeehaen (with Dutch Flag in colour). Hard cover, half bound in morocco, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front board. Short tear (< 1 cm) on buckram of front cover. Newspaper clipping from "The Mercury, 21-11-1985, loosely inserted. Near fine. 27.4 x 19.4. 0724622241
Extracts from the Journal of Abel Janszoon Tasman (from translation of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archives at The Hague, by Professor J.E. Heeres) and facsimiles of original maps.
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$55

72048
[TASMANIA]
CIRCULAR HEAD

Circular Head Heritage Centre. Smithton, Tasmania. 2005. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with 16 b/w photos fom the Circular Head Historical Society. Fine. Format "wall calendar", Oblong: 20.5 x 24.5. 0646466542
The Nut at Stanley was first known as Circular Head.
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$10

51092
TASMANIA
PHOTOPRINTS - EARLY HOBART (1905-1906), TEACHERS' GUIDE

Hobart. 1975. Tasmania Media Centre, Education Department. 1st Ed. Clear plastic folder with pictorial cover, containing an 8 page booklet (staples removed) and 16 plates. Fine. 33.5 x 28
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$10

70696
TASMANIA Sesquicentenary
TASMANIA SESQUICENTENARY 1803-4 - 1953-4: 150TH Anniversary of the Foundation of British Settlement

Hobart. 1952. Government Printer. Bulletin No. 1, August 1952. Foreword by Sir Ronald Cross, Governor. 30, (2) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 painting "Landing at Sullivan Cove" by Allcott and 10 portraits (4 of Governors and 6 of early Explorers). Title page with portrait of Abel Janszoon Tasman. Soft covers, ilustrated front (The Arms of Tasmania). Near fine. 24.5 x 18.5.
Events: September 1953 to November 1954.
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$20

21269
TAYLOR, A. Carey, WINKS, Robin W. & KUGLER, Richard C.
THE OPENING OF THE PACIFIC, Image and Reality - Maritime Monographs and Reports No 2

London. 1971. National Maritime Museum. 28 PP, plus 1 map on double page at centerfold. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 20.8.
3 papers read at a symposium held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich on 7th November 1970: Charles de Brosses, the man behind Cook - Getting to know the "beau sauvage" - The penetration of the Pacific by American whalemen in the 19th century.
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$20

70288
TAYLOR H. G.
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA

Cat and Fiddle. Hobart. 1973. 1st Ed. (12), 177 PP, plus 9 b/w plates (portraits of explorers ). Fp: The death of Marion du Fresne. Eps: Dutch vessels of Abel Tasman Expedition, at anchor. Blackman Bay, Forestier Peninsula (South East Tasmania). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is rubbed around edges and back, o/wise a near fine copy. 25 x 18. 0858530120
Abel Jansz. Tasman, Marion du Fresne, Tobias Furneaux, James Cook, William Bligh, John Henry Cox, Bruny D'Entrecasteaux... Nicolas Baudin.
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$40

72366
THAIN, Betsy
WERE YOU REALLY BORN ON KING ISLAND?

Betsy Thain. Launceston. 1993. 1st Ed. Introduction by her father and author R.M. Hooper and prologue by Kaye Williams. XII, 94 PP with 1 painting (in colour), 1 family tree and 1 map of King Island, plus 10 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Auntie Jim. Stiff covers, illustrated front (colour painting of her mother on horseback), staples. Dated and signed by the author on half title page. Fine (as new condition). 21 x 14.8. 064615219X
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$15

72732
THRA
TASMANIAN HISTORICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, Papers and Proceedings - Volume 47, No. 3

Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Inc. Hobart 2000. Volume 47, No. 3, September 2000. Edited by David Dilger & Hugh Campbell. 137-187 PP with b/w ilustrations. Inside covers: maps centred on Hobart and Launceston. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.7 x 15.5.
Baltic Refugee Immigration to Tasmania 1948-52, by Ramunas Tarvydas. F.A.W. Gisborne, Global Conservative, by Michael Roe. ...
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$10

72734
THRA
TASMANIAN HISTORICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, Papers and Proceedings - Volume 53, No. 4

Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Inc. Hobart 2006. Volume 53, No. 4, December 2006. Edited by David Dilger & Hugh Campbell. 173-220 PP with b/w ilustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.7 x 15.5.
Robert Walker of Kilburn Grange, by Margaret Mason-Cox. ... Garibaldi in Tasmania, by Stefan Petrow.
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$10

72729
THRA
TASMANIAN HISTORICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, Papers and Proceedings - Volume 62, No. 2

Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Inc. Hobart 2015. Volume 62, No. 2, August 2015. Edited by Alison Alexander. 84 PP with b/w ilustrations. Inside back cover: map and photo of Liverpool Street, Hobart. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24 x 15.5.
The rise and fall of Edward Lord and Maria Riseley. The Cotton brothers and their Tasmanian Legacy, by Peter Roberts-Thomson.
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$15

71258
THRA
TASMANIAN HISTORICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, Papers and Proceedings - Volume 62, No. 3

Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Inc. Hobart. 2015. December 2015. Edited by Alexander ALISON. 76 PP with b/w ilustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 24 x 15.5.
Two 1838 armed incursions of Upper Canada resulting in transportation to Van Diemen's Land, by John C. Carter. A Tasmanian Life: emerging from the Swamp, by John Honey ...
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$30

72730
THRA
TASMANIAN HISTORICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, Papers and Proceedings - Volume 62, No. 3

Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Inc. Hobart 2015. Volume 62, No. 3, December 2015. Edited by Alison Alexander. 76 PP with b/w ilustrations. Inside back cover: poster for "The Bushranger's Lover. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24 x 15.5.
Two 1838 armed incursions of Upper Canada resulting in transportation to Van Diemen's Land, by John C. Carter.
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$15

72731
THRA
TASMANIAN HISTORICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, Papers and Proceedings - Volume 68, No. 1 -"EPIDEMIC ISSUE"

Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Inc. Hobart 2021. Volume 68, No. 1, April 2021. Edited by Alexander ALISON. 80 PP with b/w ilustrations. Inside covers: maps centred on Hobart and Launceston. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24 x 15.5.
Epidemic Issue: Examples of Tasmania's Experience with Epidemics since 1837. Human quarantine in early 19th Century Tasmania, by Rosemary Sharples. The Foundation of King Island's medical service and the 1919 influenza epidemic. ... The Vaucluse Infectious Diseases Hospital.
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$20

72255
TRETHEWIE, Harold (editor)
"BACK TO CIRCULAR HEAD", 23rd - 19th January 1952 - Official Programme and Souvenir Booklet

Publicity sub-Committee for the General Committee. Circular Head. 1952. 1st Ed. Foreword by E. E. Poke, Warden of Circular Head. 64 PP with 50 b/w photos. Soft wrappers with light wear, iillustrated front. Staples removed. Contents near fine. 21.8 x 13.7.
Circular Head and the NW corner of Tasmania.
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$25

72194
TRETHEWIE, Harold, GREY, Pat & MAGUIRE Gill (editors)
CIRCULAR HEAD "Local History Journal" Vol. 3, No. 2

Circular Head Historical Society. Smithton, Tasmania. 1990. January 1990 edition. 44 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, photos). Pictorial stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
The Advance Party / Van Diemen's Land Company by Helen M. Dunford. The wreck of the "Kermandie, by W.H. Pelling. ... Locomotives used on the Circular Head Tramways. ...
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$15

69067
TRIEBEL, L. A. & BATT, J. C.
FRENCH EXPLORATION OF AUSTRALIA, with Special Reference to Tasmania

Government Printer. Hobart. c. 1957. 1st Ed. Foreword by His Excellency Monsieur Renaud Sivan, French Ambassador to Australia. 94 PP, plus 12 pages with 5 maps or charts & 12 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
Marion du Fresne, La Pérouse, D'Entrecasteaux, Baudin, Dumont d'Urville,..
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$20

71208
VEITCH, Michael
THE FORGOTTEN ISLANDS - A Personal adventure through the Islands of Bass Strait

Melbourne. 2011. Penguin. Paperback edition of the 2011 original. (6), 297 PP with 6 maps of Bass Strait Islands on double page, plus 16 pages with 30 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 19.7 x 13. 9780670071814
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$30

72265
Von STIEGLITZ, K. R.
A HISTORY OF EVANDALE

A Birchalls Centenary Publication. Launceston. 1967. 1st edition with a preface by Sir William Crowther. 100 PP with 1 b/w photo, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, illustration and title on front cover. Very good. 21.5 x 13.7.
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$30

72270
Von STIEGLITZ, K. R.
A HISTORY OF NEW NORFOLK and the DERWENT VALLEY

K.R. von Stieglitz. Launceston. 1962. 1sr edition. Preface by E. Reece, Premier. 96 PP with 3 b/w illustrations (1 photo & 2 drawings), plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations . Pictorial stiff covers, title on front cover. Covers lightly rubbed. Near fine. 21 x 14.
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$35

72266
Von STIEGLITZ, K. R.
A SHORT HISTORY OF CAMPBELL TOWN AND THE MIDLAND PIONEERS

K.R. von Stieglitz. Launceston. 1965. 2nd edition of the 1948 original. Introduction by Walter Sutherland. 56 PP. Stapled pictorial wrappers. Covers with light wear and repaired on spine. Contents near fine. 20.5 x 13.8.
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$20

72269
Von STIEGLITZ, K. R. (compiler)
A SHORT HISTORY OF ROSS, with some Tales of the Pioneers

Sailors', Soldiers' and Airmen's Memorial at Ross. Launceston. 1949. 1st Ed. Foreword by W. H. Hudspeth. 50, (10 index) PP with 1 drawing inside back cover (Coat of Arms "Royal Ordnance Corps"). Stapled pictorial wrappers which have a little light wear, o/wise fine. 20.5 x 13.5.
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$25

72263
Von STIEGLITZ, Karl
ENTALLY (1821) - Pageant of a Pioneer Family 1792-1912

Scenery Preservation Board. Hobart. 1956. April 1956 reprint of the 1950 original. Foreword to 2nd edition by F. Miles and Michael Sharland. 46, (2) PP with 9 b/w illustrations. Stiff cover, front cover with title "Entally National House: A Short History". Lower corner of pages 33 to 40 clipped (about 1.5 to 2cm and not affecting illustration or text). An otherwise near fine copy. 21.5 x 14.2.
A History of the Reibey Family and Entally ..., Hadspen, with an account of its Former Owners.
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$15

51366
WALKER, Ian
TALL SHIPS AND CANNIBALS. The Story of Captain Richard Copping of Hobart Town

Hobart. 2005. Navarine Publishing. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. Publication No. 60 in the Roebuck Societies series. VIII, 152 PP with 42 b/w illustrations. FEP: Map of the Northern & Southern Hemispheres. REP: Map of Oceania. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 097513311X
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$30

70347
WALKER, James Backhouse
THE DEPORTATION OF THE NORFOLK ISLANDERS TO THE DERWENT IN 1808

Hobart. 1895. William Grahame, Govt. Printer. 1st Ed. 26 PP. Original soft cover, staples. Rust marks where staples were removed. Still a very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.5 x 14.5.
Part I: The Settlement of Norfolk Island. Part II: The Deportation to the Derwent. Ferguson: 18071.
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$40

72166
WALKER, James Leonard (Chairman)
REPORT OF ROYAL COMMISSION ON UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA

D.E. Wilkinson, Acting Government Printer. Hobart. 1955. Report No. 18, signed 26th May 1955. 56 PP (on 2 columns) with 10 tables. Soft covers, title and device on front cover, staples. Old water stain affecting the lower corner of covers and pages. Still a very good reading copy. Folio: 33.5 x 21.
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$40

71884
WALKER, Peter Benson
ALL THAT WE INHERIT, being Family Memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and ...

J. Walch & Sons Pty Ltd. Hobart. 1968. 1st edition limited to 500 numbered copies (No. 283 / 500). Foreword by William N. Oats. XII, 158, (4 blank), (8 family trees, 1 on folded page) PP plus 16 b/w plates and 8 family trees. Copy signed by the author on verso of half title page. Cloth covers, title on front board and spine, glassine protection. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. Scarce. 19 x 13.
and... the Reminiscences and Memories of James Backhouse Walker ...
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$45

66201
WALKER, Peter Benson & ELLIS, Frank (editors)
VENTURING WESTWARD - Accounts of Pioneering exploration in Western and North Western Tasmania by Messrs Gould, Gunn, Hellyer, Frodsham, Counsel and Sprent

Hobart. 1987. Government Printer. 1st Ed. Foreword by Robin Gray, Premier of Tasmania. VIII, 62 PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document, 2 maps and 14 headpieces). Pictorial soft covers a little sunned near spine and traces of an old sticker on front, o/wise a very good clean copy. 26 x 18.7. 0724623280
Published for "Tasmania Day", 1987.
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$30

70087
WELLS, T. E.
MICHAEL HOWE, the Last and Worst of the Bushrangers of Van Diemen's Land

Dubbo, NSW. 1979. Review Publications. Reprint of the 1818 original. Volume XXXV in the Australian Historical Monographs new series. Introduction by George Mackaness. 40 PP with b/w illustrations (2 facsimile of documents and 2 portraits). Card cover. Very good. 21.5 x 13.8.
The first unofficial book or pamphlet printed in Tasmania.
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$20

17491
WILLS, Geoffrey
AUSTRALASIA IN LONDON, Some Relics of Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania at the National Maritime Museum (in the Australasian Antique Collector No. 17)

Sydney. 1976. IPC Business Press. 17th edition, 1976. Contains article P. 40 to 44 with 12 bw illust. Pict. card cover. Very good. 29.5 x 23.
Marine time-keepers used by Captain James Cook, Arthur Phillip and Matthew Flinders. Charts of Torres Strait...
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$5

71723
WILSON, Andrew
COAST - TASMANIA, Seascapes from the Roaring Forties

Everything Everything & Fullers Bookshop Publishing. Hobart. 2016. 1st Ed. Foreword, poem and chapter text by Finegan Kruckemeyer. 304 PP with b/w and colour photos by Andrew Wilson. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. New. 30.5 x 39.5 9780992303686
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$60

72219
WISEMAN, Arthur R. (editor)
HISTORY OF FREEMASONRY IN TASMANIA: 1828-1935

Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Tasmania. Launceston. 1935. 1st Ed. Preface by Arthur R. Wiseman. 251, (5 index) PP, plus 15 b/w photos: 2 of the Masonic Halls of Hobart and Launceston 13 portraits of Grand Masters, Grand Secretary... Fp: M.W. Bro. R.D. Poulett-Harris, First Grand Master 1890-1893. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 20.5 x 13.3.
Issued in conjonction with the Centenary of the Tasmanian Operative Lodge.
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$100

70742
WOOLEY, Charles & TATLOW, Michael
A WALK IN OLD HOBART

Hobart. 2007. Walk Guides Australia. 1st Ed. (10), 86 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 folded map at rear of book. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.6.
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$15

72043
YOUNG, John
GOING DOWN ANOTHER LANE

Ashwood Books. Franklin, Tasmania. 2020. 1st Ed. VII, 444 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plan, maps, photos). Soft covers, pictorial front. Signed by the author on title page. New. 23 x 15.5. 9780987411129
A life of adventure, travel...leading to the establishment in Franklin of a school of wooden boatbuilding ... and the Franklin Working Waterfront Association.
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$45

69186
YOUNG, Ruth
THE PALAIS THEATRE: A Social History of Franklin's Town Hall 1912-2012

Franklin. 2013. Ashwood Books & Franklin Palais Management Committee. June 2013 reprint of the October 2012 original. (6), 244 PP with b/w illustrations (documents, ephemera, plans, photos ...). Pictorial soft cover. Fine (mint condition). 29.7 x 21. 9780987411112
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$60

68578
YOUNG, Ruth & CATO, Alan
EGG ISLAND CANAL, Huon River, Tasmania - Australia's oldest operational navigation canal

Franklin History Group Inc. Franklin. 2013. 1st edition with an introduction by Charles Zuber. 36 PP with 21 b/w and 5 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. As new condition. 21 x 14.8.
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$20