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Paving the Way by Simpson Newland (1912)

Paving the Way by Simpson Newland (1912)

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Paving the Way

by Simpson Newland

Gay and Hancock, 1912, hardcover

Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing, bumping, wear and discoloration to covers in general, age toned pages, previous owners’ inscription and details on inside front cover, cracked hinge at front (see photographs)

“Paving the Way deals with a period of thrilling history.  This work does very much for South Australia what Lorna Doone has achieved for Devonshire.  The life at this time abounded in wild adventure but the book is also a valuable guide to the customs, habits and traditions of the Australian aborigine.  Truth and fiction are woven with considerable ability, and Paving the Way will forever occupy an honoured place in Australian literature.”

 

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