Wilderness to Wealth; Being a history of the shires of Nanango, Kingaroy, Wondai, Murgon, Kilkivan, and the Upper Yarraman Portion of the Rosalie Shire 1850-1950. J. E. MURPHY, E. W. EASTON.
Wilderness to Wealth; Being a history of the shires of Nanango, Kingaroy, Wondai, Murgon, Kilkivan, and the Upper Yarraman Portion of the Rosalie Shire 1850-1950
Wilderness to Wealth; Being a history of the shires of Nanango, Kingaroy, Wondai, Murgon, Kilkivan, and the Upper Yarraman Portion of the Rosalie Shire 1850-1950

Wilderness to Wealth; Being a history of the shires of Nanango, Kingaroy, Wondai, Murgon, Kilkivan, and the Upper Yarraman Portion of the Rosalie Shire 1850-1950

Brisbane: Smith and Paterson Pty Ltd, 1950. First Edition. 376pp., numerous illustrations reproduced from photographs; blue cloth covered boards with lettering in dark blue on spine; front portion of dust-wrapper; map endpapers.

Head and tail of spine a little abraded, corners pushed, ownership signature and address on front paste down and repeated at half title, a reproduction of some old photogrpahs on a single card loosely inserted together with a cuople of hand written notes and the stub of a Qantas boarding pass, pages a litted age toned. Good / Partial. Item #1116

The ephemera loosely inserted refers to passages in the book relating to the McCallum family, particularly Bruce McCallum who was a a crack stockman despinte having lost a leg due to amputation. The ownership name inscribed twice and the name on the boarding pass stub are also "McCallum". The name "Cobby" has been written on the back of the card reporduction of old photographs. Cobby McCallum gets a mention on p. 44.

Price: $50.00

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