Governesses, The: Letters From the Colonies 1862-1882

By: Clarke, Patricia

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Book Condition: Good


Hardcover wirth brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 640gms, 236 pages. This book looks at the women who, sponsored by the Female Middle Class Emigration Society, moved to Australia in the late 1800s to find work. These women wrote letters back to the Society when repaying their loans and reported on life as they saw it in the colonies. This book looks at the letters and what happened to the governesses. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Inside front endpaper has book plate from previous owner. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear and fading, plus one 1-inch tear to top front corner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.

Title: Governesses, The: Letters From the Colonies 1862-1882

Author Name: Clarke, Patricia

Categories: First Editions, Australian History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Hawthorn, Australia, Hutchinson Publishing Group: 1985

ISBN Number: 0091486009

ISBN Number 13: 9780091486006

Binding: Hardcover with Dust Jacket

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: HISAUS464

Keywords: AUSTRALIAN HISTORY, AUSTRALIANA, COLONIES, GOVERNESSES, LETTERS,