PORT FAIRY - The First Fifty Years 1837 - 1887. A Social History

By: Powling, J.W.

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(xii), + 309pp., plus (xiv). Line-drawn, town map endpapers. Unpaginated b/white halftone plates throughout (all called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. First published in 1980, this history of the historic Victorian town of Port Fairy is written by generational, life-long resident Jack Powling. Contents include: Prelims. Foreword, Acks., Part 1/ Seamen and Settlers. 2/ From Bench to Board. 3/ Progress and Problems. 4/ Belfast Battles On. 5/ End of An Era. Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 700g.

Title: PORT FAIRY - The First Fifty Years 1837 - 1887. A Social History

Author Name: Powling, J.W.

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

Edition: Third Impression

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, William Heinemann: 2006

ISBN Number: 085561045x

ISBN Number 13: 9780855610456

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013108

Keywords: Local History, Australia, Port Fairy (Victoria), Social History, Colonial Victoria (History), Powling, J.W. (Jack)