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Is part of Romance of Empire Series 1905 series - publisher
Issue Details: First known date: 1900-1999 1900-1999
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A account of the history of Australia, from prehistoric times until around the end of the nineteenth century. In the author's words, this is 'the romance of the finding, the taking, the shaping, the exploring and developing of this our country' (p. 286).

Notes

  • Miller describes this work as 'a pageantry of Australian life, with some sketches fictiously presented.' Listed in Australian Children's Books, (1992) by Marcie Muir.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Caxton Publishing Company , 1900-1999 .
      Extent: xi, 299p., [12] colour plates, [2] mapsp.
      Description: illus., maps
      Note/s:
      • With twelve reproductions from original drawings in colour by G. W. Lambert.
      • There is no statement that this is the first edition, but it can be inferred from the Series information opposite the title page that this edition is earlier than the T. C. and E. C. Jack edition.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      T. C. and E. C. Jack , 1908 .
      Link: Full text document Digital copy of 1908 edition. See copyright information on site for any usage restrictions.
      Extent: xi, 299p., [12] colour plates, [2] mapsp.
      Description: illus., maps
      Note/s:
      • With twelve reproductions from original drawings in colour by G. W. Lambert.
      • On the cover of this edition, the author is listed as Dr W. H. Lang.
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