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Title:Australia; The Quiet Continent
Price:AUD$9.00 (about USD$6.20)
Item ID:SB00-0119488
Publisher:Cambridge at the University Press, London, 1966
Condition:Very Good
Cambridge at the University Press, 1966, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Photographic

list of illustrations and index. The text is illustrated with black and white photographs and black-and-white plates reproducing contemporary illustrations. Illustrated card cover with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. "Doctor Pike's subject is the growth of the Australian nation. His main theme is the sober hard-one progress of isolated colonies struggling to increase their population and pay their way. He tells of uneven advance, of success and failure, of windfall wealth. Most of all he tells of efforts of men to make themselves secure in a land starved of capital and private investment." -- from rear panel blurb. Creasing of the book corners with a little rubbing of the book edges and panels. Remains of stickers can be seen to the top edge of the front and rear panels. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 241, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Australia; Inventory No: 0119488.
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