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North Sydney by Claire Wagner

North Sydney by Claire Wagner

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North Sydney

Townscape and Foreshore

by Claire Wagner

Illustrated by Halcyon Evans

The Allan Press, 1967, [First Edition], black and white photographic photographs, black and white illustrations and maps, illustrated endpapers (maps), hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, a little discolouration to covers, dustjacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with a little, creasing, rubbing and discolouration, small tears (see photographs)

“In the last ten years North Sydney has developed rapidly as a commercial centre.  Daily, bulldozers rip at the rock and workmen warm themselves by demolishers’ fires.  The old is going to make way for the new.  This book is a visitors’ guide to places of interest in the area.  In time it may serve as a nostalgic comment on what has been lost, for some of the buildings mentioned are associated with names in history books; others document a broader social history.”


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