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Title:The Centenary History of South Australia: Supplementary to Volume XXXVI of the Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia South Australian Branch (Incorporated).Under the Auspices of the Government of S. Aust. & the ... (Truncated)
Price:AUD$26.40 (about USD$18.80)
Category:History
Item ID:SB00-0100630
Quantity:1
Publisher:Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, Adelaide, 1936
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No
Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, 1936, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First

Full Book Title: The Centenary History of South Australia: Supplementary to Volume XXXVI of the Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia South Australian Branch (Incorporated).Under the Auspices of the Government of S. Aust. & the Centenary Committee

foreword by R. Layton Butler, preface by F. L. Parker, list of plates, list of figures in text, folded maps, appendix, bibliography and index. Photographic endpapers, black and white, both different, front endpaper showing a paddock of sheep and the rear endpaper showing grain being cut by horse-drawn reaper. Coloured frontispiece, by Hans Heysen, "The Red Gum". Within the text there are 3 folding maps, 40 black and white plates and 26 text figures. Red coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the spine. This book celebrates 100 years of South Australia's history including chapters on Antarctic exploration by Douglas Mawson, the Aborigines, natural history, plus others. The corners slightly rubbed and bumped as is the head and heel of spine. There is sun damage to the spine and extending onto the front panel for the first 2" to a depth of 1.5". The back panel is also affected, the fading runs the full-length of the book and to the body of the book for 1.5" x 1.5". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [For], V - XXIII, [2], 2 - 420 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Indigenous People; Australia; Genealogy & Local History. Inventory No: 0100630.
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