Titel: Frontier: Experience on the Australian ...
Verlag: Hordern House, Sydney, bookseller's catalogue, 1991
Einband: Soft cover
Auflage: 1st Edition
Illustrated laminated wrappers, 4to, unpaginated, [approximately 160 pp], numerous ills (some colour). 311 items. From the introduction: "In this catalogue we offer a representative selection of books and topographical views recording the discovery, foundation, struggles, consolidation, and progress of the Australian people and society. It is a story stretching over two centuries, from 1788, with the first published accounts of European settlement in Australia, up to 1950, when the crossings and re-crossings of the Dead Heart had breached that last frontier.In many cases the copies offered are of substantial importance for their associations or other unique qualities. Most are now very scarce; some are very rare". Contents - Introduction; I. The First Frontier 1788-1823: items 1-40; II The Settled Frontier 1823-1850 : 41-82; III. Pastures New 1823-1850 : 83-146; IV. The Frontier of Democracy 1850-1860 : 147-209; V. In a Land of Contrasts 1860-1890 : 210-277; VI. The Frontier Recedes 1890-1950 : 278-311; Books used in cataloguing; Index of Authors. Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-36742
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