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Boys, Urchins, Men; A History of The Boys' Brigade in Australia and Papua-New Guinea 1882-1976

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Title:Boys, Urchins, Men; A History of The Boys' Brigade in Australia and Papua-New Guinea 1882-1976
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.20)
Book ID:SB00-0100428
Publisher:A.H & A. W. Reed, Sydney, 1980
Edition:First Edition
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
A.H & A. W. Reed, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

288 pp., last blank, foreword by Sir Paul Hasluck, acknowledgements, significant dates, abbreviations, appendices [7], bibliography and sources and index. Throughout the book contemporary and modern black and white photography are used as illustrations. Coloured endpapers. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with dark blue background with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The Boys Brigade was formed in Glasgow in 1883. It came to Australia in the late colonial period and after almost dying in the 1920s it is now a nationally viable program. In this book the author tells the story of the Brigade, and how it is different in Australia and Papua New Guinea than where it began and why. There is minor rubbing of the corners of the book and likewise shelf wear to the bottom edges. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; History; Australia; Groups, Clubs & Associations. ISBN: 0589500767. ISBN/EAN: 9780589500764. Inventory No: 0100428.
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