340Re: MURRAY RIVERBOAT MEN, 1850'S +
- May 23, 2008I have just seen "Australian River Murray Boats History Genealogy"
listed on Ebay today - would that be of interest to you? it is a book
called REDGUM AND PADDLE WHEELS by Peter J. Phillips,
Melbourne. 1980. Greenhouse., 1980. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Bill
Peach. 167 PP with b/w illustrations (sketch-plans, engravings,
photos). Eps: Map of the Murray-Darling River System. Cloth cover, dj.
Spine of dust jacket sunned. o/wise near fine. 28 x 22.
The thriving transport industry between 1850 & 1890 on the Murray,
Darling & Murrumbidgee Rivers when over 300 paddle-steamers plied them.
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