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More About Cairns : Echoes of the Past – J.W. Collinson – First Limited Numbered Signed Edition

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The second of Collinson’s books about Cairns and the Far North .. an a little bit of New Guinea.

Signed limited edition number 337 0f 500. Printed in Brisbane by Smith and Paterson, 1943.

Small octavo, 134 pages with six illustrations. Original brown cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to, rubbed somewhat. Internally very clean and tight a pretty good copy.

Charming first person narrative of goings on in early Cairns from the Jungle to the Business Centre. Kuranda and the Falls; early Pioneers; the Wreck of the Ranelaigh etc. Interesting section of gold in New Guinea … quite a few ounces taken in some unusual locations.

Collinson, regarded as a classic of the Far North ….

Price: $80.00

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