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EMPORIUM, Selling the dream in colonial Australia

EMPORIUM, Selling the dream in colonial Australia
Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia
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Edition: First edition - A4 paperback, pictorial card covers
ISBN: 9780642278685
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Book Description and Condition

Book description and condition

Advertisements appeared in Australia's first newspaper in 1803. Unscrupulous manufacturers and retailers vied with each other making more and more outrageous claims. 'Emporium" explores the highways

and byways of this neglected aspect of 19th century life. 300 x 237mm., pp. 192, black & white and duotone plates throughout, index, picture sources, references. Large A4 paperback, pictorial card covers with French folds (flaps). Contents no inscriptions; card covers, rubbed area across 'Emporium/sub title' on front. VG+

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