SCHOOLS OF THE TATTYARA

By: Blake, Les

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64pp., saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Intext b/white halftone plate illustrations (various sources), plus a centre-spread 'Shire of Kaniva Road Network' map with schools indicated, and legend. Book clean and 'square'. Staples clean and tight. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped, and slightly soiled on plain rear wrap. Textblock unmarked. In the western Victoria area the region bound north and south by the Big and Little Deserts, the South Australian border in the west, and the Lawloit Ranges in the east is known as the Tattyara region which, over time, had some thirty small schools - by time of publication just three remained. Les Blake (1913-1987) tells the story of these long-closed schools . . . Contents include: Prelims. Foreword. Creating a System of Schools. Schools in the Kaniva Shire. Schools in the Lowan Shire. The Men-in-the Field. Refs. Book weight approx. 190g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post as a small parcel.

Title: SCHOOLS OF THE TATTYARA

Author Name: Blake, Les

Categories: Education/Reference, Australian Local History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Horsham, Victoria, Australia, Author (Les Blake), Shire of Kaniva. Printed by Wimmera Mail-Times.: 1981

ISBN Number: 095950382X

ISBN Number 13: 9780959503821

Binding: Softcover (Staplebound)

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 013543

Keywords: Local History, Victoria (Australia). School History. Tattyara (District). Education History (Victoria). Blake, Les (1913-1987), Wimmera (Region), Kaniva (District)