by Mary Broughton
Nadjuri Australia,1977, [First Edition], ISBN 0909171025, black and white photographs and illustrations throughout text, paperback
Very Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, no inscriptions (see photographs)
“This book has been compiled firstly as a memento of South Australia’s most beloved and oldest newspaper, The Chronicle, which – after a hundred and seventeen years of service to country and city people alike – ceased publication on 26th September, 1975. In its earlier years it was generally known as the Countryman’s Bible and no self-respecting country home was complete without its weekly copy.
Most of the selections garnered here are those which came to me first-hand from descendants of pioneers, sometimes form pioneers themselves, and in most cases have not been recorded elsewhere in permanent form.
In arranging this material I have tried, through a loose chronological sequence to show a developing pattern of life from the days of early settlement until the remnants of that age have given way to a changing era..”