Dow, Gwyneth and Hume
Title LANDFALL IN VAN DIEMEN'S LAND: The Steels' Quest for Greener Pastures
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher Footscray, Victoria, Australia Footprint, the Press of the Footscray Institute of Technology 1990
1862970092 / 9781862970090
Seller ID 012994
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.
Local History, Family History, Australia, Genealogy, Colonial Australia, Steel Family, Dow, Gwyneth M.