It has very useful histories and maps of each colony as seen in the
perspective of 1900. In its role as an almanac it contains extensive details of
timetables and statistics such as:
This Handbook is effectively an almanac, as these are regular publications
that contain information for the community and data including astronomical
records, statistics such as tide time, eclipses, church festivals, timelines and
This handbook is an immense reference book to the world of our ancestors over
100 years ago.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has
been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed,
enlarged and printed out if required.
Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s.
Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.