Tourists Road Guide: South Australia 1908 (4th Edition)

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (111 pages)
Year: (1908) 2007
ISBN: 9781921175435
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

The Tourists' Road Guides for South Australia were published over a period of at least 20 years in the early 1900's. They include a large amount of fascinating information giving insight into the period as well as information on places and people.

The 1908 Tourist Road Guide was the fourth edition and includes the following important features:

  • 22 road maps covering a large portion of the state
  • descriptions of routes and places
  • motoring across the continent- Darwin to Adelaide- guide
  • Darwin to Adelaide by bicycle
  • parcel rates on railways
  • interstate railway charges
  • conversion table
  • motor and cycling club information
  • list of South Australian hotels where petrol can invariably can be procured
  • abstract of The Motor Vehicles Act
  • driving regulations    and
  • many relevant advertisements

An additional section includes a list of about 1400 registered owners of vehicles and motor cycles in the state including their registration number, name of owner and address.

This book is useful to social historians, motor historians and those with South Australian ancestors.

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.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book. 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. 


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