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A Man About Town; The Letters of James Graham, Victorian Entrepreneur, 1854-1864
Graham, Sally (editor),
ISBN: 0522848214
Book Number: 0100716
Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. XVIII, 438 pp., last blank, foreword by Richard McGarvie, preface by author, conversions, list of illustrations, family trees, references and index. Text illustrated with contemporary black and white photography or illustrations. Purple coloured endpapers. Pale purple coloured boards with gilt writing on spine. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a coloured photograph of the subject, with blue and black writing on front panel and spine. James Graham was one of the earliest buisness pioneers to set up in Melbourne in 1839, he was a prolific letter writer and this selection covers the period between 1854-1864. "The letters, written to people who had left Melbourne but were interested in its progress, describe all kinds of social and political developments in Victoria.". from the front fold over panel blurb. Minor rubbing to the corners of the book has occurred and some dust marks to the top paper edge. There is a crease running along the top dustwrapper edge on front panel. Some rubbing on the back panel along with some grubby marks. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Local History -- Victoria; Letters ; Social History ; 19th Century . ISBN: 0522848214. ISBN/EAN: 9780522848212. Inventory No: 0100716.
Price: $24.00 (AUD)
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