McKinlay, Brian,: Sweet and Simple Pleasures : Australian Entertainment in Colonial Times
Book Number: 0002563
Collins Dove, Blackburn, VIC, 1988. Hardcover. Fine/. 1st Edition. 170 pages. An excellent copy and is in fine condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in great condition and the cover is unmarked. Some minor bumps. It has no signs of previous use. Items are in stock and will be shipped same day or next business day directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: An interesting look at what the early colonists of Australia did to entertain themselves. Life was hard for our early settlers and this book examines those "sweet and simple pleasures" that eased the boredom and burdens of their lives. From the recreations of the home, the formal function, the theatre, the racetrack and even hunting and the great exhibitions of the nineteenth century. Quantity Available: 1. Category: General, History; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780859246330. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0002563.