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The Face of Australia

£3.99

Product description

"This is the most graphic book on Australian scenery ever to appear. While many books have dealt with more limited aspects of Australian scenery, this book goes right to the heart of things. It not only describes the places that have become famous for their beauty or grandeur, but explains how Nature has inscrutably carved them out. The author tells the story of: the beauty of the Barrier Reef; the ruggedness of the Blue Mountains; the vivid colour of the Centre; the wild grandeur of glacial Tasmania; the mysterious volcanoes of Australia; the age-old Kimberleys; the varied coastal features of the continent; the ancient story of the bush itself. Charles Francis Laseron tells a new and vigorous adventure story - the adventure of Nature in shaping a continent. It holds in it the tang of the bush and rhythms of the surf. Here is a book for every Australian - more, for every person interested in Australia's unique beauty."

Book in fair condition - there is wear to the dust jacket and page yellowing due to age.

Item details

Author(s):
Laseron, C. F.
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1953
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Angus and Robertson

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"This is the most graphic book on Australian scenery ever to appear. While many books have dealt with more limited aspects of Australian scenery, this book goes right to the heart of things. It not only describes the places that have become famous for their beauty or grandeur, but explains how Nature has inscrutably carved them out. The author tells the story of: the beauty of the Barrier Reef; the ruggedness of the Blue Mountains; the vivid colour of the Centre; the wild grandeur of glacial Tasmania; the mysterious volcanoes of Australia; the age-old Kimberleys; the varied coastal features of the continent; the ancient story of the bush itself. Charles Francis Laseron tells a new and vigorous adventure story - the adventure of Nature in shaping a continent. It holds in it the tang of the bush and rhythms of the surf. Here is a book for every Australian - more, for every person interested in Australia's unique beauty."

Book in fair condition - there is wear to the dust jacket and page yellowing due to age.

Author(s):
Laseron, C. F.
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1953
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Angus and Robertson

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