Rigby, 1962, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: good, Second Impression, Illustrated By: Photographic
dustjacket illustrated by Alfred Gant, end page maps by Eric Leedham, 16 pages of black-and-white photography showing various of the paddle steamers that used to ply the Murray River. There is one in text illustration showing a hand drawn map. the dustjacket has numerous short tears and chips which have been "protected" with sticky tape on the underside. There is also a crease across the lower right-hand corner of the front panel of the jacket. Offset tanning of the free end pages of the book. there is no other damage to describe. This is a history of the inland shipping that used to run over 4000 miles of Australia's rivers, travelling from the Murray mouth and up the Darling, also going as far as GUNDAGAI on the Murrumbidgee, and Albury on the Murray Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 240 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; New South Wales; Australia; 19th century; History. Inventory No: 0236994.