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Title:Mundaring: A History of the Shire
Item ID:BB06-17532
Publisher:Shire Of Mundaring, Victoria, 1983
Dust Jacket:Good
Shire Of Mundaring, 1983, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

"The first fingers of white exploration reached into the region little more than 150 years ago, at a time when hunting Aborigines still roamed a primeval forest of towering jarrah. For almost half a century only one narrow track wound its way between Guildford & York before a pattern of settlement began to emerge amongst the intervening hills. This was prompted by the construction of the Eastern Railway during the early 1880s followed by the better graded deviation through Parkerville a decade later. The timber industry, the gravel trade, vineyards and orchards were the mainstay of the bustling little townships that sprang up alongside the railway lines and the book includes fascinating descriptions of life in the heyday of each locality." Size: 180mm - 250mm. 319 pages. Dust Jacket has some shelf-wear, and bumping to corners and extremities. There is a 1/4" tear to the top of the DJ, 1" in from the edge on front panel. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Australia; ISBN: 0959277609. ISBN/EAN: 9780959277609. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17532.
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