KORUMBURRA AND DISTRICT ROAD NAMES AND PLACES HISTORY (Signed Copy)

By: Newton, Robert T.

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v., + 419pp., illustrated throughout: colour and b/white halftone plates (various sources - author's private collection, Korumburra Historical Society, et al). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Photographically-illustrated gloss boards as new. Textblock signed by author on front free endpaper, leaves pristine. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket undamaged. The author. a generational local identity, passionate historian and collector Robert T. (Bob) Newton, has spent countless hours of research and interviews to compile this unique record of road names, property ownership and many building details of Korumburra and surrounding townships in the former Korumburra Shire. It is a fascinating history, revealing many unknown facts that will be of interest to all who are connected in some way to the lush rolling green hills of South Gippsland . . . Contents include: Prelims., Disclaimer, Preface, Foreword, Quotes, Pre Korumburra, Growth of Korumburra from 1888 Onwards, Railway to South Gippsland, Village Settlements, Laneways - Streets and Roads. Places, Reserves, Rivers and Creeks. Cemeteries. Metric Conversions. Bibliography. Abbreviations. Index. NOTE: Accompanying the book is a bookmark (illustrated as front cover) in pristine condition. NB: Additional signed copies may be available. Book weight approx. 1.1KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.

Title: KORUMBURRA AND DISTRICT ROAD NAMES AND PLACES HISTORY (Signed Copy)

Author Name: Newton, Robert T.

Categories: History - Local, Australian Local History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Korumburra, Victoria, Australia, Author (Robert T. Newton): 2018

ISBN Number: 0994230729

ISBN Number 13: 9780994230720

Binding: Hardcover and Dustcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: DIV1501

Keywords: Local History, Australia, Korumburra (Victoria), South Gippsland, Biography, Korumburra (History), Social History, Signed Copy, Newton, Robert T. (1945- )