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The Cyclopedia of South Australia by  H.T Burgess - 1st Edition - 1907& 1909 - from Adelaide Booksellers (SKU: BIB231345)

The Cyclopedia of South Australia

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The Cyclopedia of South Australia

by Burgess, H.T

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Adelaide: The Cyclopedia Company. 1907& 1909. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good+ condition in original half-leather binding. Gilt to page edges. Corners, top and tail of spine lightly rubbed. Gilt to spine still clear. Gilt page edges. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations. Overall a very nice set. This is a very heavy item [weighs 6.25kg unpacked] and will require substantial additional postage costs for an international sale. 630 pages. The Cyclopedia contains a vast resource of historical and biographical information on South Australia - the people, towns, industries, professional, commercial and social institutions and much more. The volumes include thousands of illustrations, the larger number of these being portraits of those whose biographies are included. These are not just the wealthy and influential, but include quite a number of "ordinary citizens". . 1st Edition. Hardback.


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Adelaide Booksellers AU (AU)
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The Cyclopedia of South Australia
Burgess, H.T
Book condition
Used -
1st Edition
The Cyclopedia Company
Place of Publication
Date Published
1907& 1909
Bookseller catalogs
South Australia;

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Adelaide Booksellers

Returns - all books can be returned within 7 days of receipt IF NOT AS DESCRIBED. Shipping is based on a 1kg parcel. International parcels are shipped by airmail (7 to 10 working days delivery).

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Adelaide Booksellers

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Clarence Gardens, South Australia
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About Adelaide Booksellers

Antiquarian and Secondhand Bookseller. Member ANZAAB.Founded in 1979, Adelaide Booksellers is one of Adelaide's oldest and most respected secondhand and antiquarian booksellers. Members of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers [ANZAAB]. Has Adelaide's most comprehensive selection of book on military history. Also a very good range of Australiana books, Childrens's Books, Art and History books.Something for every budget. Now primarily an online/telephone seller but open to the public by arrangement.


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