A Glance at Australia in 1880: Embracing a Squatters and Farmers Directory of the Whole of Australia
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (579 pages)
Author: H. Franklyn
Year: (1881) 2007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Written by H. Mortimer Franklyn, and published in 1881, this "shows the present condition and production of some of its leading industries, namely, wool, wine, grain, dressed meat, etc. The amount of each produced and exported. To which is appended the rise and progress of some of the leading mercantile houses in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide. And also a pastoral and agricultural directory of the whole of Australia."
This lovely book describes each area of Australia in detail, with lists development and facilities in over 400 pages, plus over 100 pages of directory listing people in two columns, followed by lot of advertisements, many of them illustrated.
Originally produced by Archive CD Books Australia in 2003, this title has now been remastered and re-released, and includes better searching capability. This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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- A Glance at Australia in 1880: Embracing a Squatters and Farmers Directory of the Whole of Australia