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THE STORY OF AUSTRALIA  Past and Present: In Pen and Picture in Six Volumes [The Empire Builders' Edition Published by Subscription] by  James - Author Vols 1-3 and Editor of Vols 4-6 Colwell - 1st thus - 1925 - from Adelaide Booksellers (SKU: BIB261567)

THE STORY OF AUSTRALIA Past and Present: In Pen and Picture in Six Volumes [The Empire Builders' Edition Published by Subscription]

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THE STORY OF AUSTRALIA Past and Present: In Pen and Picture in Six Volumes [The Empire Builders' Edition Published by Subscription]

by Colwell, James - Author Vols 1-3 and Editor of Vols 4-6

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Sydney: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company (Australasia) Limited. 1925. Small Quarto Size. Very Good Condition. Lovely deep brown boards with copper-look embossing to face. The light coloured patches behind the ship are a little rubbed on some volumes. Each book is a little worn at corners and spine ends. Some volumes are also a little rubbed at edges. All volumes have previous owners bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Several volumes are lightly cracked between the half-title and title pages - the binding is solid otherwise. Gilt to top-edge now dulled Illustrated with black and white plates. Still a very attractive set. This is a heavy set so please contact us for a shipping quote. Volume 1: Searching for a Continent; Volume 2:Exploring the Continent; Volume 3: Settling a Continent; Volume 4: Developing a Continent; Volume 5: Governing a Continent; Volume 6: The Pioneers. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st thus. Hardback.

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Bookseller
Adelaide Booksellers AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
BIB261567
Title
THE STORY OF AUSTRALIA Past and Present: In Pen and Picture in Six Volumes [The Empire Builders' Edition Published by Subscription]
Author
Colwell, James - Author Vols 1-3 and Editor of Vols 4-6
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used -
Edition
1st thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company (Australasia) Limited
Place of Publication
Sydney
Date published
1925
Bookseller catalogs
aust-history;
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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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