Tasmania

  • # 23496

    THE POTATO MARKETING BOARD OF TASMANIA

    [TASMANIA] Chef Brownell’s recipe book.

    Burnie, Tas.; Sydney, NSW : The Potato Marketing Board of Tasmania, [1942 or 1943]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers with design by Walter Dowman, staple bound, 48 pp, b/w illustrations, advertisements; a very good copy. Hoyle, 1059. Recipes for potato-based dishes, inspired by Tasmanian Brownell and Bismarck varieties. “With the object of stimulating the use of …

  • # 24265

    GRAHAM-STEWART, Michael; McWHANNELL, Francis; DICKSON, Jonathan

    Bitter fruit : Australian photographs to 1963

    Melbourne : Michael Graham-Stewart, 2017. Quarto (285 x 230 mm), cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, 280 pp, illustrated in colour throughout with hundreds of photographs documenting the collision of Indigenous Australian and European cultures; the photographs, ranging in date from the 1850s to the 1960s and taken in every region of Australia, represent some …

  • # 24152

    SALDANA, Rafael

    Rafael Saldaña 1930 – 2000. A vision of Eden.

    Devonport [Tas.] : Devonport Regional Gallery, 2001. Oblong octavo, spiral bound, acetate wrappers, pp. [36], illustrated. Madrid born naive artist resident in Tasmania. Unrecorded on Trove.

  • # 23300

    GRANT, James (1772-1833)

    Verhaal van eene ontdekkingsreize na Nieuw-Zuid-Wales,

    door den Luitenant James Grant, met zijner Majesteits Schip de Lady Nelson, in de jaren 1800, 1801 en 1802 … Uit het Engelsch. Met eene Kaart en Plaat. Haarlem : François Bohn, 1805. Octavo (228 x 137 mm), contemporary half calf over marbled papered boards (worn), spine with gilt lettering and rule, front pastedown with …

  • # 23510

    EVANS, George William, (1780-1852)

    Voyage a la terre de Van Diemen, ou, Description historique, géographique, et topographique de cette ile.

    [Series : Collection des meilleurs voyages modernes, Tome 40]. Paris : Bureau des Annales des Voyages, 1823. Octavo, contemporary blue paper wrappers, pp. [iv – prospectus for Ternaux-Compans’ Archives des voyages], 187; [2 – catalogue for Librairie de Gide Fils, with an advertisement for this title], folding frontispiece plate with engraving of Hobart by Engelmann, large …

  • # 23713

    PLOMLEY, N. J. B.

    The Baudin expedition and the Tasmanian Aborigines in 1802.

    Hobart : Blubber Head Press, 1983. Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket, spine slightly faded, illustrated endpapers, pp. 245, illustrated. Limited to 1000 signed and numbered copies.

  • # 23705

    CHOBARD (engraver); LESUEUR, Charles Alexandre (1778-1846, artist)

    Nouvelle-Hollande : Île King. Le wombat (Phascolonus wombat. N.)

    [Paris : Arthus Bertrand, Libraire-Éditeur, 1824]. Copperplate stipple engraving with original hand colouring, 243 x 318 mm (plate mark), 280 x 370 mm (sheet), titled in the image lower centre, number 58 printed upper right. Source : Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes. Exécuté par ordre de sa Majesté l’Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes …

  • # 23703

    ROGER, Barthelemy (1767-1841, engraver); LESUEUR, Charles Alexandre (1778-1846 , artist)

    Terre de Diémen. Armes et ornemens

    [Paris : Arthus Bertrand, Libraire-Éditeur, 1824]. Copperplate stipple engraving with original hand colouring, 315 x 244 mm (plate mark), 365 x 280 mm (sheet), titled in the image lower centre, number 9 printed upper right. Source : Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes. Exécuté par ordre de sa Majesté l’Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes …

  • # 23698

    ROGER, Barthelemy (1767-1841, engraver); PETIT, Nicolas-Martin (1777-1804, artist)

    Terre de Diémen. Ouriaga

    [Paris : Arthus Bertrand, Libraire-Éditeur, 1824]. Copperplate stipple engraving with original hand colouring, 314 x 241 mm (plate mark), 365 x 280 mm (sheet), titled in the image lower centre, number 5 printed upper right. Source : Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes. Exécuté par ordre de sa Majesté l’Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes …

  • # 23695

    ROGER, Barthelemy (1767-1841, engraver); PETIT, Nicolas-Martin (1777-1804, artist)

    Terre de Diémen. Parabéri

    [Paris : Arthus Bertrand, Libraire-Éditeur, 1824]. Copperplate stipple engraving with original hand colouring, 316 x 242 mm (plate mark), 365 x 280 mm (sheet), titled in the image lower centre, number 7 printed upper right. Source : Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes. Exécuté par ordre de sa Majesté l’Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes …

  • # 23161

    [BROWE, Justin McCarty, 1830-1889]

    [TASMANIA] A small archive of legal documents relating to Justin McCarty Browne : bibliophile, collector and shipping agent.

    Justin McCarty Browne’s significance as a collector of books and Tasmaniana, and his generous public legacy, place him in the illustrious company of William Walker, the Allports, Sir William Crowther and Clifford Craig. The Rev. William Henry Browne, Justin McCarty Browne’s father, arrived in Tasmania from Ireland in 1828. This small group of documents is …

  • # 23347

    HOBART METHODIST CENTRAL MISSION

    Hobart cookery book of tested recipes, household hints and home remedies / compiled by a Committee of Ladies for the Methodist Central Mission, Melville Street, Hobart.

    Hobart : Davies Brothers Limited, [1912?]. Third edition. Octavo, publisher’s cloth backed printed papered boards (detached and stained), xiii, 131 pp, scattered foxing and staing and occasional annotations in pencil; a well-used copy. Hoyle, 839. Two copies of the third edition are recorded in Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South …

  • # 23505

    DOOLEY, Gillian and Danielle CLODE

    The first wave : exploring early coastal contact history in Australia

    Mile End, S.A. : Wakefield Press, 2019. Large octavo (234 x 136 mm) trade paperback, pp x, 448, colour illustrations, maps; brand new publication. ‘The European maritime explorers who first visited the bays and beaches of Australia brought with them diverse assumptions about the inhabitants of the country, most of them based on sketchy or …

  • # 22843

    PEDDER, Jane (née BRUCKER)

    Jane Pedder, mother of John Lewes Pedder, Chief Justice of Van Diemen’s Land : autograph note to a ship’s captain regarding the carriage of books.

    Sheet of wove paper with watermark date of 1828, 110 x 90 mm (folded), [4] pp, manuscript in ink, the front addressed ‘Capt. Smith, Ship William Manning’, the note itself occupying 2 pages, signed ‘Your obd. servt. Jane F. Pedder, March 18th’ [1828?], the fourth (otherwise blank) side endorsed by the receiver ‘Mrs. Pedder’; remnants …

  • # 22835

    BACKHOUSE, James, 1794-1869

    A narrative of a visit to the Australian colonies

    London : Hamilton, Adams, 1843. Octavo, early half ctushed morocco over cloth (scuffed), all edges gilt, front paste-down with mid-nineteenth century book label of Binks, pp. xviii, 560, cxliv, [18] leaves of plates (3 folded), maps, a very good copy. Ferguson, 3558. The important account of Backhouse, an English Quaker and botanist, of his sojourn in …

  • # 22500

    HENRICY, Casimir (1814 - 1900)

    Album pittoresque d’un voyage autour du monde exécuté par ordre du Gouvernement Francais.

    Paris : Charles Noblet, [1883]. Oblong quarto, red patterned cloth with embossed and gilt pictorial design, spine with gilt lettering (rebacked), all edges gilt, pp 1-8 [text] and 25 leaves with engravings by de Laplante from drawings by Paris; scattered foxing. The circumnavigation by Admiral Paris in the Artémis took place between 1837 and 1840. …