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

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

By: Altmann, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294351


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

Port Arthur A Photographic Essay

By: Bolt, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Waratah Publications: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID272323


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

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An Affirming Flame. Adventures in Continuing Education

By: Brooks, Kenneth G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hobart, William Legrand Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: ID247077


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Corners and covers are lightly rubbed. 208 pages In 1954 Kenneth Brooks was appointed Director of Adult Education in Tasmania. This book is a record of the ensuing years. This is not just a history of Adult Education in Tasmania but also a model of how to translate important social and personal goals into effective action. View more info

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Wild Rivers Franklin Denison Gordon

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

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sandy Bay, Peter Dombrovskis Pty Ltd: 1983

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID297898


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

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Abel Tasman [Australian Explorers]

By: Clark, Manning

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID286753


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Slight age-toning to spine. Black & white illustrations & maps. 32 pages Australian Explorers series. View more info

Image for The Viking of Van Diemen's Land The Stormy Life of Jorgen Jorgensen

The Viking of Van Diemen's Land The Stormy Life of Jorgen Jorgensen

By: Clune, Frank & Stephensen, P.R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299893


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good condition . No Dustjacket. Mild flecking to spine and lower rear edge. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Black & white illustrations by Albert Zimmerman. 482 pages View more info

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Wainewright in Tasmania

By: Crossland, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID260098


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

Image for Tasmania 1803-1900 From Colony to Commonwealth

Tasmania 1803-1900 From Colony to Commonwealth

By: Finkel, George

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Nelson: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID208990


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 112 pages View more info

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

By: Fox, Jacqueline

Price: $52.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300584


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

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Tasmanian Inventions & Innovations

By: Hall, Carolyn [Catalogue Design]

Price: $16.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294377


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

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

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

By: Hay, William

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID293972


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

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Richmond-Tasmania. A Crossing Place

By: Jones, Elizabeth

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Richmond Preservation & Development Trust: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID257037


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 80 pages A local history of the district of Richmond in Tasmania. View more info

Image for Ruby of Trowutta.  Recollections of a Country Postmistress

Ruby of Trowutta. Recollections of a Country Postmistress

By: Mattingley, Christobel (Collected, compiled and editedby)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hobart, Montpelier Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID204877


Octavo Size. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 189 pages Based on the spoken word of Ruby Paul, a remarkable woman who lived her entire life in Tasmania's isolated west and north-west regions. View more info

SHADES OF OLD HOBART

By: Monks, Linda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Launceston, Tasmania, The Examiner Press: n.d.

Seller ID: ID239027


Slim pamphlet in very good condition with black and white photos by Peter Moores. unpaginated View more info

Image for Kauri 100 Years. The Centenary of Kauri Timber Company Limited 1888-1988

Kauri 100 Years. The Centenary of Kauri Timber Company Limited 1888-1988

By: Pink, Kerry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Smithton, Tasmania, Kauri Timber Company Limited: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293741


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details [and short gift note] to front free end paper. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 80 pages The Kauri Timber Company, was formed in Melbourne in 1888 and is one of the oldest timber companies in Australia View more info

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

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

By: Plomley, N.J.B.

Price: $400.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID142813


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued. Blue cloth boards. Endpaper maps. Illustrated with Black & White maps. Includes separate supplement - staplebound softcover issued in 1971. Previous owners signature to top of half-title page. A very nice, clean and tight copy. 1074, 32 pages Conflicts between settlers and Tasmanian Aborigines had vastly increased during the 1830s, which became known as the Black War. In 1830 Robinson i... View more info

Tasmania Is a Garden

By: Pringle-Jones, Jennifer and Hughes, Gayleen

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID262939


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Single closed tear to rear Dj by upper spine. Delightful watercolour illustrations by Gayleen Hughes. 56 pages Captures the beauty of tiny cottage gardens through to large public areas such as the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. View more info

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In Tasmania

By: Shakespeare, Nicholas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Knopf: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID254197


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Facsimile maps to endpapers. 374 pages A rich and powerful portrait of this intriguing land. View more info

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Tales of Old Tasmania

By: Smith, Coultman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID175312


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has small closed tear to top edge of face & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 160pages Used to exile Aborigines and "house" undesirable prisoners in the early colonial times, Tasmania has a sorry history of human atrocities. The author's great grandfather was one of Tasmania's most colourful early settlers. A very interest... View more info

Image for Tales of Old Tasmania.  The First Fifty Years

Tales of Old Tasmania. The First Fifty Years

By: Smith, Coultman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, BPM: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID297726


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 160 pages View more info