This book includes descriptions of various places in both Tasmania and Victoria.
Anthony Trollope, the famous English novelist whose books illuminate virtually every aspect of late nineteenth century England also wrote travel books. In 1873 he published "Australia and New Zealand" in two volumes and in 1874 the work was re-issued in four sections of which this is one.
This book includes descriptions of various places in both Tasmania and Victoria. These are quite detailed and usually start with the founding or naming of the place, and continue through its early history. A great read for all those interested in early colonial history in Tasmania and Victoria. As a bonus there is also a detailed "Map of the Province of Victoria 1873".
- Early history of Port Phillip
- Bendigo or Sandhurst
- Gippsland, Walhalla and Woods Point
- Ladies and gentlemen
- Newspapers, books, railways, roads, towns and wines
- Legislature, government and commerce
- Early history
- Port Arthur
- Her present condition
- Future prospects
Appendix: "Regulations under which free-selections of land can be made in Victoria, taken from MacPhaile's Australian Squatting Directory
This ebook is a the same as the CD version from Archive Digital Books Australasia which is available from Gould Genealogy & other retailers. This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole original volume, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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