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Our Shetland Heritage & Emigration To Australia. Including Gilbert Halcrow's World War Diaries

Halcrow, Janet

ISBN 10: 1876315032 / ISBN 13: 9781876315030
Editorial: Conference Publications, Springwood 1998, 1998
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23.0 x 17.0cms, 172pp, b/w illusts, very good- paperback (last pages are waterwaved but this does not affect reading) Section 1 covers the Shetland Islands (including the disasters & perils of the sea in war & peace). Section 2 is Gilbert Halcrow's diaries. Halcrow was a merchant service seaman who served on troop convoys from Australia to the Middle East in World War I, Gallipoli, Emden, Caspian Force etc; a special service to Soutthern Russia. Section 3 covers emigration from the Shetland Islands to Australia; the Halcrows who migrated to Glenorie; Gilbert Halcrow's career and death at Plumpton). Scarce title. N° de ref. de la librería 159918

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Título: Our Shetland Heritage & Emigration To ...

Editorial: Conference Publications, Springwood 1998

Año de publicación: 1998

Encuadernación: Soft cover

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We stock books about art, design, fashion, heritage/history and gender/sexuality, specialising in books about Australian, Asian & Pacific arts, crafts design and cultural history. Since we are committed to marginalised and innovative social and cultural practices, we are more likely to have books on women artists or dissident life than coffee-table books on iconic figures. This shop is in Sydney's legendary Kings Cross area, which has provided alternatives to this country's normalcy and suburbia for the last 80 years. Colloquially known as 'The Cross', this name signifies Antipodean bohemia, streetgangs and a world-famous red light district etc. THE CROSS Art + Books is a foundation member of The Bookdealers Guild (NSW).

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