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175pp., illustrated throughout: b/white photographic halftone plates (archival sources), plus sketch-art by Gizella Konkoly. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Monochrome, illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped and edgeworn only. Textblock pristine. Stock inspectors with the Victorian Department of Agriculture have played a vital role in the control and eradication of diseases since the first inspection service of the 1830s. With the assistance of contributing officers and their families, these are their stories . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Abbreviations, Intorduction, Officers Beginnings, Part 1/ Diseases. 2/ Line of Fire. 3/ When Duty Calls. 4/ Tyranny of Transport. 5/ In the Sticks. 6/ Bushfires. 7/ People and Places. 8/ Personal Profiles. 9/ References. (Includes list of Officers 1872-1994). The Stock Inspector's Lament. Book weight approx. 335g.
Title: STOCKIES AND COCKIES: Reminiscences of Stock Inspection in Victoria 1830-1995
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, Animal Health Officers' Association: 1995
ISBN Number: 0730665151
ISBN Number 13: 9780730665151
Book Condition: Very Good +
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 013406
Keywords: Local History, Australia, Victoria, Associations, Animal Health Officers' Association (History), Coffey, Leo Thomas, 1930-