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Author: KER WILSON, BARBARA; FIELDING, DAVID (ILLUSTRATOR).
Title: Acacia Terrace.
Description: Gosford, NSW Ashton Scholastic, 1988. 1st ed. Hardback oblong small quarto, dustjacket (with oblong side flaps), decorative endpapers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, top edge lightly foxed, bottom edge little rubbed, tiny scuff bottom edge front cover, rubber stamp flyleaf, spine lightly faded jacket (slight crease), label & glue residue rear pastedown. Unnum 34 pp. This beautiful inspiring book tells a story of an typical corner of Sydney, a terrace of houses built in the 1860s, and the people who lived there, then and later, set against the background of an ever changing world. It is part of the larger history of Australia, from goldrush days of canvas towns, to our modern cityscapes of fast freeways and high-rise buildings. A wonderful book to add to any literature collection. Suitable for older readers and adults with an interest in Australian history. ISBN: 0868963496.
Keywords: children's literature, australian history, homes, architecture, new south wales (nsw), sydney 0868963496
Price: AUD 12.00 = appr. US$ 8.30 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 27395
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