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Isle of Mountains by Charles Barrett

Isle of Mountains by Charles Barrett

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Isle of Mountains

Roaming Through Tasmania

by Charles Barrett

Casssell & Company, 1950, [Fourth Edition], black and white photographic plates, photographic endpapers, illustrated frontispiece, hardcover

Good Condition with some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, weakened spine, discolouration to covers, ex-library with stamps and stickers, tears to endpapers, remainder line at bottom fore edge, age toned pages (See photographs)

“Preface: Tasmanians should be a mountain-minded people, for into their small country Nature has crowded many ranges with majestic peaks.  Tasmania is an isle of mountains, of lakes and forests and streams; and noble coastal scenery.  With truth, it has been claimed that nowhere else in the world does so much wild beauty exist in such a small area – 26, 215 square miles.  Tasmania also is rich in historical interest, and beautiful old buildings – homesteads and churches, with all the charm of Georgian architecture.  My wanderings in the Isle of Mountains have given me a store of golden memories which I would share with others – the readers of this book.”


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