Ghost towns exist throughout Australia as a result of the tremendous growth and development which occurred during the nineteenth century, and subsequent impact on settlements. Delve into the historical stories of these towns - rich with turmoil, perseverance, resistance and dogged optimism.
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Book Description Lothian Books, South Melbourne, 2002. hard cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st edition. Illustrated. 29 cm. X, 246 pages VG/VG. Very good book in very good dust jacket with light shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # 48075
Book Description Lothian Book Publishing Co., Melbourne, 2002. Hard Cover-Laminated Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Other cultures have lost civilisations Australia has ghost towns. The Australian landscape is littered with towns that once thrived now they are tumbledown ruins with silent empty streets a testament to the pioneering spirit of a bold settler society. This beautifully produced book chronicles some of them. BOOK DETAILS: In pristine condition with little evidence of wear. Inside the pages are crisp, clean & white with no obvious indication of use. The contents are clean, tight and sound throughout. The boards (exterior covers) are clean and unmarked, with only minimal wear. The lettering on the spine is clear and bright. The dust wrapper is not price clipped and shows only minor shelf-wear and no chipping to the extremities. No age-toned pages .No signs of previous ownership (no previous ownership inscriptions). Book has appearance of only minimal uselooks to be unread.A very attractive/desirable copy. Illustrated. 246pp. (incl. index). The unpacked weight of this book is approx. 1485gms. Postage within Australia for this book be morethan that shown so please disregard the site default rate, which may need to be adjusted when the order is processed by us and the buyer's postcode is established. (Please note: books that weigh over 1kg. (1000g) when packed will automatically exceed the quoted postage rate to overseas destinations). This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by The Book Collector (Established: 1993). ***Prompt professional service - satisfaction guaranteed.*** United States Customers PLEASE BE AWARE Airmail parcels entering the USA are now inspected by Homeland Security. Parcels to U.S. addresses can therefore be delayed and sometimes take up to four weeks or even longer from Australia. We need to ask U.S. customers therefor to be patient. We now insist on parcels to the U.S. always being sent by REGISTERED Mail. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 12529