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Beyond the black stump

Michael Foss

Beyond the black stump

tales of travellers to Australia, 1787-1850

by Michael Foss

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Published by M. O"Mara Books in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.,
    • Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- History.,
    • Australia -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 232) and index.

      StatementMichael Foss.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU115 .F675 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p. :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2105986M
      ISBN 100948397470
      LC Control Number88157157
      OCLC/WorldCa26315988

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