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Murray River (S.A.-N.S.W.) -- Description and travel Books listed at
Syber's Books

Australia's greatest river The Murray from source to sea
Larkins, John & Parish, Steve,
ISBN: 0727017500
Rigby, Adelaide, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Steve Parish photography. First Edition. There is rubbing of the bottom edge of the dust jacket, and slight loss of colour to the bottom edges of the boards from shelf contact. The top right-hand corner of the front end page has been creased and has a short tear. There is no other damage to describe. This is not just another book about the Murray, it is a book that captures the spirit of an evolving nation. The story of the taming of the Murray is one that holds lessons for us all. For the Murray River is at risk. The salt it carries into South Australia threatens that state's survival. Man's need for water in this most arid of continents makes new conservation measures for the river imperative. No book yet written about the Murray better documents this need: nor so completely captures the capricious flow of the river; its meandering courses, its swamps and lakes and billabongs. Front fold over blurb all. Profusely illustrated with part page single page and double page colour photography and small maps detailing the area being shown. Includes index. \n\nMap on lining papers. \n\nBibliography: p. 228-229 Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). 232 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Steve Parish photography. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; Murray River (S.A.-N.S.W.) -- Description and travel; Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Pictorial works.; Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History.; Australia; Travel & Places. ISBN: 0727017500. ISBN/EAN: 9780727017505. Inventory No: 0269312. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT WILL WEIGH OVER 1 Kg WITH PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0269312  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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