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The Far North Country by  S. [Simpson] Newland - 1st Edition - 1887 - from Adelaide Booksellers (SKU: BIB288084)

The Far North Country

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The Far North Country

by Newland, S. [Simpson]

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Adelaide: Burden & Bonython, Advertiser Office. 1887. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Red cloth boards [as noted in Ferguson 13317] are faded at spine and upper edge. Free endpapers are tanned. Interior is clean. 39 pages A reprint of articles originally published in the Advertiser of the author's trip through the centre of Australia. As well as touching on colonial politics it also addresses the issue of Aboriginal people. The author is now best known for his early novel of colonial South Australia ' Paving the Way' but was a notable figure politically in the early years of the colony. . 1st Edition. Hardback.


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The Far North Country
Newland, S. [Simpson]
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1st Edition
Burden & Bonython, Advertiser Office
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Aborigines, Australian history, Colonial politics, Northern Territory, Simpson Newland, South Australia
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