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Shadow over Tasmania; for the First Time -- the Truth about the State's Convict History

by Smith, Coultman

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Published
1958
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Good Condition
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Reprint
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J. Walsh and Sons, Hobart, 1958. Reprint. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. IV, 150 pages, foreword to the first edition by Robert Cosgrove, Premier of Tasmania, introduction by author list of illustrations. The text is illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. Illustrated wrapper, showing a map of Tasmania against… Read more
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Hobart Sketchbook

by Smith, Patsy Adam

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Published
1970
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Very Good Condition
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Reprint
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9780851791357
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Rigby, Adelaide, 1970. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Max Angus. 64 pp., last blank. Illustrated endpapers, showing a map of the streets of Hobart. The text is illustrated with 29 black and white illustrations by Max Angus. Lime green spine with green and white mottled boards and white writing on… Read more
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Australian Father and Son

by Casey, Lord

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Published
1967
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Very Good Condition
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Reprint
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Collins, London, 1967. Reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. 192pp., (last 4 pages blank), foreword by author, list of illustrations, epilogue and index. Throughout the book there are black and white photography, maps and diagrams. Green boards with gilt writing on the spine. Plain text dustwrapper, brown background green and… Read more
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Jews in Van Diemen's Land

by Gordon, Max

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Published
1965
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Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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Ponsford Newman & Benson, Melbourne, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. 350 grammes; 141pp., acknowledgements, appendix and index. Text illustrated with black and white photography and reproductions of contemporary prints. Green coloured boards with gilt writing on spine. Illustrated dustwrapper showing a map of Tasmania on a background… Read more
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Tasmania Sketchbook

by Adam-Smith, Patsy

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Published
1974
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Very Good Condition
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Reprint
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9780851792651
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Rigby, Adelaide, 1974. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Max Angus. 250 g; 63 pp., each page of text is accompanied by an illustration. illustrated dustwrapper, illustrated endpapers map. Trace of foxing to the top edge of the text block, slight rubbing with several short tears to the top edge of the dustjacket, which… Read more
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image of The Isle of the Dead - Port Arthur. Inscriptions on the Headstones and Historical Background of the Cemetery at the Port Arthur Penal Establishment 1830 - 1877

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Self Published, Tasmania, 1976. First Edition. Illustrated Card. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: J. C. S. Bowler - Photography. 150 g; pictorial laminated stiffened wrappers with two staples, illustrated with black and white photograhs, tables, map; pp. X, 97. "Here for the first time the identification of every stone on the Island today, including… Read more
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Transported; in Place of Death -- Convicts in Australia

by Sweeney, Christopher

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333337516
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Macmillan, South Melbourne, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various Contemporary. 700 g; XIV, 186 pages, includes a bibliography, and index. Illustrated throughout with either artworks reproduced, or photographs, done in black-and-white. Colour illustrated jacket with one of Rowlandson's non-erotic Paintings "Convicts Embarking for Botany Bay". The spine and… Read more
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Priceless Heritage: Historic Buildings of Tasmania

by Platypus Publications Pty. Ltd

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Published
1964
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Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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platypus Publications, Hobart, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 900 g; 136 pp., index, 106 black and white plates. Features full page plates of National Trust buildings in Tasmania, with brief descriptive notes on each building. Also contains biographical notes on 16 architects. Essays by Brian Lewis; Robin Boyd… Read more
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The Port Arthur Guide: From Original Records at The Old Curiosity Shop, Port Arthur. [Historical Facts]

by Radcliffe, W

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No date
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Very Good Condition
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First Edition
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The Author, Port Arthur, Tasmania, No date. First Edition. Stapled Binding. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 100 g; 48 pp. The text is illustrated with 23 black and white plates. Illustrated front cover, showing a guard and prisoner, with buff coloured background and back writing on front panel. Slight scuffing of the… Read more
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Irish Origins , A Family Settlement in Australia

by Wyly, Dorothy A. A

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Published
1976
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Very Good Condition
Edition
Limited-edition
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Self Published, Launceston, Tasmania, 1976. Limited-edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. By Author on Title Page. 500 g; X, 135 pages, and includes bibliography, Carlisle frontispiece portrait, 33 black-and-white illustrations, family trees, with a colour illustrated dustjacket that is rubbed at the top and bottom corners. Edition limited to 750 copies,… Read more
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Dire Strait: a History of Bass Strait

by Bateson, Charles

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Published
1973
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Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780589071165
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A H & A W Reed for B.H.P, Sydney, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Goodv. 750 g; 112pp., notes and references and index. Text is illustrated with coloured and black and white photographs, lithographs and maps. Laminated illustrated boards, showing a rusting hulk, green background with yellow and white writing on… Read more
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Launceston Sketchbook

by Adam-smith, Patsy

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Published
1973
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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Rigby, Adelaide, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. Illustrator: Arthur Phillips. 225 g; 63 pp., each page of text has an accompanying illustration, illustrated endpages. illustrated dustwrapper Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Arthur Phillips. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architecture; Local History -- Tasmania;… Read more
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The Struggle for Self-Government in Tasmania 1842-1856

by Townsley, W. A

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Published
1951
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Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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L. G. Shea, Tasmania, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. X, 176 pp., last two blank, introduction by author, appendices, bibliography and index. Blue coloured boards with black embossed writing on front panel and the spine. Slight rubbing to the bottom edges of the book and there are some dust… Read more
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The Tasmanian Area School

by Compiled By Officers of the Education Department, Tasmania

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Published
1942
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Good Condition
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First Edition
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H. H. Pimblett, Government Printer, Tasmania, Hobart, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 66pp., list of illustrations, plans, 3 appendices and preface by G. V. Brooks, director of education, Tasmania. Black and white photographic frontispiece, and 7 pages of plates (14 photographs), 3 sketch maps illustrates the text. Pale blue… Read more
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FRENCH EXPLORERS IN TASMANIA AND IN SOUTHERN SEAS. Being Extracts from Peron, Dumas and the Comte de Beauvoir

by MacFarlane , C. W. and Triebel; L. A.; Editors

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Australasian Publishing Co, Sydney, No date. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. II, 120 pages; notes, vocabulary; original cloth. The cloth is slightly rubbed at the edges, previous owner's name on front end page. A nice copy. Historical introduction in English, text in French with notes and vocabulary. Size: 12mo… Read more
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