We strive to deliver the best value to our customers and ensure complete satisfaction for all our textbook rentals.
You can return your online books for any reason within our refund period – no questions asked.
Every order is available for express shipping, and return shipping is always free.
You'll be happy with the quality of your books (or we'll ship you another one on our dime).
You can extend your rental up to 14 days – at the same cheap daily rental rate.
If you decide to keep the book it will never cost more than the purchase price.
As always, you have access to over 5 million titles. Plus, you can choose from 5 rental periods, so you only pay for what you’ll use. And if you ever run into trouble, our top-notch U.S. based Customer Service team is ready to help by email, chat or phone.
Supplemental materials are not guaranteed for used textbooks or rentals (access codes, DVDs, workbooks).
Country Houses of Tasmania: Behind the Closed Doors of Our Finest Private Colonial Estates
by:Alice Bennett, Georgia Warner
Tucked into the folds of Tasmania's wild landscape is an array of beautiful historic homes from a time when life was simpler and grander, and perhaps more of an adventure. The early pastoral settlers of Tasmania were a hardy and eccentric bunch: young men out to make their fortunes, struggling families hoping for a fresh start, feisty women wanting to...
Tucked into the folds of Tasmania's wild landscape is an array of beautiful historic homes from a time when life was simpler and grander, and perhaps more of an adventure. The early pastoral settlers of Tasmania were a hardy and eccentric bunch: young men out to make their fortunes, struggling families hoping for a fresh start, feisty women wanting to make their own mark. From the landed gentry to convicts who'd won their freedom, these men and women created an antipodean England in the elaborate Georgian and Victorian mansions they built. Alice Bennett and Georgia Warner have collected together the stories of these houses, and of the people who have passed through them over the years. As the new colony thrived, fortunes were made and many of the homes featured in Country Houses of Tasmania signaled the New World's wealth with their sumptuous furnishings—from Carrara marble to Italian porcelain, Minton caustic tiles, the best Berlin metal, and French moire wallpaper. In the 21st century these houses which have been largely lost on the Australian mainland—remain as brick-and-mortar reminders of the past. Many of today's owners are descendants of the original builders, and all are dedicated to the preservation of that hidden architectural heritage. "The homes you enter in this book are private. Unless you are part of their inner circle you might not have even known they existed," write Georgia Warner and Alice Bennett. Only by opening Country Houses of Tasmania will you know what rare treasures lie inside.
Since launching the first textbook rental site in 2006, BookRenter has never wavered from our mission to make education more affordable for all students. Every day, we focus on delivering students the best prices, the most flexible options, and the best service on earth. On March 13, 2012 BookRenter.com, Inc. formally changed its name to Rafter, Inc. We are still the same company and the same people, only our corporate name has changed.