Men of Yesterday A Social History of the Western District of Victoria 1834-1890


After the early years of dirty boots and untrimmed beards, of tea, mutton, damper and bark huts, the squatters tried to reproduce the way of living left behind them in the Old World. In large measure they succeeded......Chapters include Australia Felix; Men of the Old Country; A Man's World; The Friendly Wilderness; This Land of Troubles; a Simple System of Corruption; The Art of Breeding; The Homestead; A Mansion in Melbourne & more. Very good first edition with no inscriptions, in like vg unclipped dust jacket. 573 pp now protected by an archival sleeve.

Author: Kiddle, Margaret
Illustrated By: 
Published: 1961 Melbourne University Press Melbourne, Australia
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Book Condition: Very Good

Related products