LANDFALL IN VAN DIEMEN'S LAND: The Steels' Quest for Greener Pastures

By: Dow, Gwyneth and Hume

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xxiv, + 196pp., intext b/white halftone plates plus a facsimile advertisement. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Sepia, art-illustrated ('Hobart Town from the Harbour, 1927' by Barthelemy Lauvergne) card wrapper mildly soiled on rear wrap, else nominal edgewear. A former owner's name on inner front wrap, else unmarked. An interesting family history, this book tells of the emigration of Michael Steel and his sister Jane to Van Diemen's Land in 1823 . . . Contents include: Prelims., Abbs., & Metric Equivalents, Acks., Preface, Editorial Note, Introduction, 7 chapters, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 360g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: LANDFALL IN VAN DIEMEN'S LAND: The Steels' Quest for Greener Pastures

Author Name: Dow, Gwyneth and Hume

Categories: History - Local, Australian Local History, Genealogy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Footscray, Victoria, Australia, Footprint, the Press of the Footscray Institute of Technology: 1990

ISBN Number: 1862970092

ISBN Number 13: 9781862970090

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 012994

Keywords: Local History, Family History, Australia, Genealogy, Colonial Australia, Steel Family, Dow, Gwyneth M.