Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. ; 158 pages; Description: ii, 158 p. : map ; 23 cm. Subjects: Finn family. Irish --Australia. Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. 151-156. 1 Kg. 158 pp. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Enterprising Migrants : an Irish Family in ...
Publisher: Melbourne : Hawthorn Press
Publication Date: 1975
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1975. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Very Good. First Edition. ii, 158pp, index, bibliography, map. Or black cloth in jacket. Piece torn from top of front jacket panel (piece loosely inserted at rear). The Finns were pioneers in 19th centruy Australia. As assisted immigrants they came to NSW in 1838. One took up a position on Norfolk Island in 1839, another became chief constable at Portland, Victoria. The family's fortunes are discussed along with those of the Kirby brothers, Maurice and Margaret Cussen and the Fitzgeralds. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 036899