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Title:A Man About Town: The Letters of James Graham, Victorian Entrepreneur, 1854-1864
Price:AUD$24.80 (about USD$18.40)
Item ID:SB00-0218497
Publisher:The Miegunyah Press At Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Australia, 1998
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
The Miegunyah Press At Melbourne University Press, 1998, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First

XVIII, 438 pages, last page blank, includes eight illustrations, family trees, references, index. Colour illustrated dust jacket. The book has no damage whatsoever. The letters, written to people who had left Melbourne but were interested in its progress, describe all kinds of social and political developments Victoria. When the recipients were friends or family members, Graham's comments develop a delightfully gossipy, personal tone. Historian Paul de Serville describes the correspondence as "a social history in miniature of Melbourne and the country districts written by an insider". The letters cover the period from 1854 to 1864, and follow on directly from those previously published in Pioneer Merchant. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Letters; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0522848214. ISBN/EAN: 9780522848212. Inventory No: 0218497.
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