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The Jubilee History of Tasmania – Two Volumes – First Editions1887

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Complied by Thaddeus Leavitt with a significant contribution from then Hobart historian, James Fenton.

Covers more as title continues … illustrated, with which is incorporated, the Early History of Victoria, Biographical Sketches, as well as incorporating some of the author’s earlier volume the Australian Representative Men.

Two volumes, large heavy set of near 1000 pages in original publishers half morocco with gilt page edges and designs (a superior binding), a little rubbed but really and excellent set. Very clean and crisp internally.

Full of historical information, with many illustrations and hundreds of biographies. Topics include Aborigines, Businesses, Churches, Dutch East India Co, Education, Exploration, Famine, Institutions, Land Grants, Newspapers, Supreme Court, Wool and much more.

The engravings of commercial building of the day of very interesting both in Tasmania and Victoria ... seem to be quite a few pubs among them ... and some coffee houses!

Very good Tasmanian and Victorian History - Scarce and nicely bound

Price: $890.00

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