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Rainford & Parris

Literature, modern first editions, children's illustrated, cookery.

Geographic History of Queensland


1st Edition. 145 x 225 mm purple cloth blind stamped decoration to the front and back, with gilt stamped titles to the front, purple patterned endpapers 228pp. A wide ranging report authorised by the government covering early British settlement and later history, politics, education, economics, flora, fauna with particularly interesting sections on indigenous people in the sections titled ‘Queensland Aboriginals’, ‘Aboriginal Class System’ , ‘The Bora Ceremony’ ‘Sword and Shield’, ‘Aboritional Missions’, ‘Native Missions’ and ‘Native Police’.