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Colonial Era Cemetery of Norfolk Island
Dalkin, R. Nixon ,
ISBN: 0858070146
Pacific Publications, Sydney, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. list of illustration, by author, foreword by Alexandra Hasluck, wife of the then Governor General, an index. Bright red coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with black and white photography and foldout map of the Colonial Era Portion of Kingston Cemetery, Norfolk Island. Black coloured boards with white coloured title to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with light-coloured title to the front panel and backstrip. In the book there are 187 entries (entry 60 a threw things slightly), from the colonial era cemetery on Norfolk island which clearly "... offers the clearest précis of life and death in one of the harshest penal colonies ever administered by Britain, and the second British settlement in the South Pacific. Inscriptions vary from crudely carved initials to elegantly scripted narrative of the events leading to death – death from disease, violence and the hangman's rope." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Rubbing to the backstrip edges and corners. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Chipping to the dust at accordance with rubbing and creasing of the dust at the edges and rubbing the panels. Size: Oblong 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall but wider. [3], 4 - 91, [5] pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Cemetery; Australia; History. ISBN: 0858070146. ISBN/EAN: 9780858070141. Inventory No: 0118824. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0118824  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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