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Convicts and Transportation

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Australian History:Convicts and Transportation

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Escape from Port Arthur, Brand, Ian, F.C.I.S.
1 Brand, Ian, F.C.I.S. Escape from Port Arthur
Tasmania Jason Publications 1978 First Paperback Good 12 mo 
70 pp. Cover slightly worn, internally as new. Account of the largest successful excape from Port Arthur convict settlement in 1839. Includes b/w maps, plans, reproductions of documents and paintings. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Owen Suffolk's Days of Crime and Years of Suffering, Dunstan, David
2 Dunstan, David Owen Suffolk's Days of Crime and Years of Suffering
Kew, VIC, Australia Australian Scholarly Publishing 2000 1875606580 / 9781875606580 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
334 pp. Bump to lower front corner and following pages. Some scuffing to edges of text block. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. French flaps. Autobiography of a forger transported to New South Wales 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas, Frost, Lucy
3 Frost, Lucy Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas
Sydney Allen & Unwin 2012 1742377602 / 9781742377605 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
231 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. All else as new. Black-and-white illustrations in plates. Select bibliography; Index. "Her superb research and sympathetic reconstructions of nineteenth-century Scotland and Australia bring to life a long-forgotten but fascinating group of women." -- Sian Rees 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Pack of Thieves? 52 Port Arthur Lives, Maxwell-Stewart, Hamish, and Susan Hood
4 Maxwell-Stewart, Hamish, and Susan Hood Pack of Thieves? 52 Port Arthur Lives
Tasmania Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority 2002 095793940X / 9780957939400 Reprint Paperback Fine Octavo 
127 pp. As new. One playing card laid in. (For collectors, it is the Queen of Diamonds, Charles Hogan. No, we will not sell the card separately.) "This book charts the lives of 52 prisoners who served time at Port Arthur in the 1830's. It looks at the impact of transportation on their lives and charts the ways in which they negotiated a passage through Arthur's labyrinthine penal colony." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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American Citizens, British Slaves: Yankee Political Prisoners in an Australian Penal Colony, 1839-1850, Pybus, Cassandra, and Hamish Maxwell-Stewart
5 Pybus, Cassandra, and Hamish Maxwell-Stewart American Citizens, British Slaves: Yankee Political Prisoners in an Australian Penal Colony, 1839-1850
Carlton South VIC Australia Melbourne University Press 2002 0522850278 / 9780522850277 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xv, 270 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps; lower front corner a little curled. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w drawings in the text and plates. "Tells the strange story of almost 100 United States citizens who were transported to Van Diemen's Land in 1839-40. As members of the Patriot Army that had conducted border raids into the colony of Upper Canada in 1838, they saw themselves as courageous republican activists, impelled by a moral duty to liberate their northern neighbours from British oppression. Instead of heroic liberators, they became political prisoners of Her Majesty's government." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Tales of Old Tasmania, Smith, Coultman
6 Smith, Coultman Tales of Old Tasmania
Melbourne, Australia Rigby 1978 0727005413 / 9780727005410 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
160 pp. Page edges yellowed and foxed. Boards with some wear and light discolouration at edges, corners lightly bumped. Dustjacket rather yellowed along top edge, with some overall scuffing and light edgewear. Black-and-white plates. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Send the Boy to Sea: The Memoirs of a Sailor on the Goldfields, Smith, James Montagu (edited by Peter Cuffley)
7 Smith, James Montagu (edited by Peter Cuffley) Send the Boy to Sea: The Memoirs of a Sailor on the Goldfields
Noble Park Five Mile Press 2001 1865035661 / 9781865035666 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
322 pp. Some slight chipping and creasing to cover, slight edgewear. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. "'After committing sundry rows and breaches of the peace, such as blowing up the seat of the privy and bringing rum to school in cocoanuts, I got expellend and sent to my Guardian, Mr Hay.' Thus James Montagu Smith begins his enthralling true story of life as a young Englishman in Australia. Historian Peter Cuffley's meticulously researched notes add a further dimension to this recently discovered gem." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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