PEARL SHELL AND PASTURES: The Story of Cossack and Roebourne . . .

By: De La Rue, Kathy

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(vii) + 134pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates (private and archival sources), plus a line-drawn map. Book clean and square. Spine mildly bumped and chipped, with some colour-fade to title. Monochrome, art-illustrated (Design: Jeff Verraak) card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn only. A non-descript inscription on dedication page, textblock slightly wavy on upper foredge corner, else leaves unmarked. This book relates the story of the (European) settlements of Cossack (now a 'ghost' town) and its neighbour Roebourne, and their place in the history of the north west of Western Australia from the earliest explorations to 1910 . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 13 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 220g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: PEARL SHELL AND PASTURES: The Story of Cossack and Roebourne . . .

Author Name: De La Rue, Kathy

Categories: History - Local, Australian Local History,

Publisher: Cossack, Western Australia, The Cossack Project Committee: 1979

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013167

Keywords: Local History, Australia, Western Australia, Cossack (W.A.), Roseburne (W.A.), Pilbara (Region), De La Rue, Kathy