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Up The Track by Max Colwell

Up The Track by Max Colwell

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Up The Track

To Darwin by Two-Wheel-Drive from Adelaide, Sydney, or Brisbane

Text by Max Colwell

Photographs by Peter Finch

Rigby, 1979, [First Edition], ISBN 0727011014, colour photographic plates, black and white photographs throughout, black and white photographic frontispiece, hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, no inscriptions, dustjacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing, bumping and chipping to edges and corners (See photographs)

“Up The Track offers a wealth of practical knowledge that will enable the motorist to undertake such a journey as comfortably as possible, and with complete awareness of the pitfalls involved.  There is invaluable information about the choice and conditions of roads and tracks; towns, stations, and local events; landforms and wildlife; places of beauty and significance; as well as facilities available at all points – from roadside cafes to motels, bush pubs, and camping sites.  These basic facts are interwoven with local folklore, history, anecdotes, and humorous incidents.  The pages are peopled not only with tourists and holiday-makers but with itinerant workers, gem fossickers, and professional wanderers – all part of the diversity of life in Australia’s outposts of civilisation.”

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