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Title:The Victorians 3 vol. set published as an anniversary history of Victoria's 150 years. ! Arriving 2 Settling 3 Making their mark
Price:AUD$96.00 (about USD$62.80)
Signed:By Author
Item ID:SB00-0219806
Publisher:Fairfax, Syme & Weldon Assoc, Melbourne, 1984
Binding:Hardcover (Imitation Leather)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Fairfax, Syme & Weldon Assoc, 1984, Hardcover (Imitation Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, By Author on Title Page

2.95 kg; Arriving by Richard Broome ISBN 0949288012 XIV, 258pp., foreword by A. G. L Shaw, a note on measurement, acknowledgements, and index. Signed by author on title page. Endpapers are illustrated, front endpaper by map of Victoria and back endpaper illustrated by ethnic origin of the Australian population 1978. Text is illustrated either by colour reproductions of paintings, black and white reproductions, line illustrations and black and white photography. Green boards with gilt writing on spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, 'Gold Diggers Recieving a Letter from Home-- circa 1860, with yellow background with black writing on the front panel and spine. There is an associated plastic cover which has 'Victoria 150, an anniversary history' with blue writing on front panel. This book is part of a 3 book series to celebrate Victoria 150th anniversary. In this book the author deals with the migration of people to Victoria, from the aboriginals through to the more than 2 million migrants who had made Victoria their permanent home. Settling by Tony Dingle ISBN 0949288020 XIV, 274 pp., foreword by A. G. L. Shaw, a note on measurement, acknowledgements, index. The text is illustrated with either black and white photography or line drawings. Endpapers illustrated by a map of Victoria. Signed by author on title page. Green boards with gilt writing on spine. Minor rubbing to the corners has occurred. Illustrated dustwrapper, Tom Roberts 'The Artists Camp-1886', with yellow background and back writing on the front panel and spine. There is an associated plastic overlay which has imprinted on the front panel "Victoria 150-an anniversary history", in blue. Minor creasing to the dustwrapper corners and head and heel of spine. This book is part of 3 book series that celebrated Victoria's 150th anniversary. "The relationship between Victorians and the land which has sustained them throughout the long human occupation of the State is the focus of Tony Dingle volume.". Starting from the aboriginal occupation through to modern times. Making their mark by Susan Priesley ISBN 0949288039 xiv, 382 pp., illustrated dustwrapper, illustrated endpapers, text illustrated with reproductions of paintings, photographs, map. Includes chronology, further reading guide and index. Signed by author on title page. With dustwrapper and protective plastic overlay. This book gives an account of the changing look of Victoria expressly over last 150 years, although the impact made by the aborigines' lifestyle before contact with Europeans is also briefly covered. In a lively and readable style the author traces the historical scene in which Melbourne, its suburbs, country towns, roads, railways, reservoirs, farms, holiday places and other elements in the Victorian landscape have evolved. plus End Notes for Arriving and Settling by Richard Broome and Tony Dingle published 1984 ISBN 094928808X Stapled card binding, 58 pp.. All 3 hardcover volumes are in near fine condition, by virtue of the cardboard slipcase they came in having born the brunt of any mis-handling. The dust jackets are uniformly faded around the spines, and the thin card box is faded on every panel except the bottom. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; History -- Australia; Local History -- Victoria; By Author on Title Page. ISBN: 0949288047. ISBN/EAN: 9780949288042. Inventory No: 0219806.
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