A.M. Pearson, M.B.E.
Title ECHOES FROM THE MOUNTAINS and History of the Omeo Shire Council
Binding Hardcover and Dustjacket
Book Condition Very Good +
Jacket Condition Good
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
Publisher Omeo, Victoria, Australia Omeo Shire Council 1994
Seller ID 012954
404pp., plus (xxxxiv). Line-drawn regional map endpapers. Illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates. Book clean. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped and canted spine. Plain brown cloth boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated (I.R. Petersen), loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn and creased, nipped and abraded. When he was commissioned to write this history of Omeo Shire in East Gippsland, Victoria, the author was seventy years of age with no previous literary experience. His great advantage was a vast knowledge of the area and decades of service as a councillor in the shire. The result is an excellent publication, certain to appeal to anyone interested in the area's history . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, 39 untitled chapters, Ghost Towns of the Shire, New Shire Offices Opened, Shire Past Presidents, Shire Officers, Chronological Index from 1872, Name Index. Book weight approx. 930g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.
Local History, Victoria, Australia, Omeo, East Gippsland, History, Pearson, A.M. (Mervyn)