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My Home in Tasmania

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Louisa Anne Meredith's account of her life in Tasmania was published in 1852. She was an experienced traveller, and this work is remarkable for being the first detailed account by a woman of life in the colony. Its shrewd observations and descriptive personal narrative make it an engaging read, as well as providing a valuable historical record. A keen botanist and artist, Meredith describes the island's natural life in great detail in beautiful and evocative passages. She includes descriptions of the animals she encounters and journeys made within the island. She also covers more social issues, looking at religion and custom in the colony among the settlers and the natives, and closing the book with an examination of Tasmania's industry and trades.

This book is a limited edition reprint of the original publication in 2 volumes. This book is numbered 484 of a print of 500 copies

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Author(s):
Meredith, Louisa
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Sullivan's Cove

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Louisa Anne Meredith's account of her life in Tasmania was published in 1852. She was an experienced traveller, and this work is remarkable for being the first detailed account by a woman of life in the colony. Its shrewd observations and descriptive personal narrative make it an engaging read, as well as providing a valuable historical record. A keen botanist and artist, Meredith describes the island's natural life in great detail in beautiful and evocative passages. She includes descriptions of the animals she encounters and journeys made within the island. She also covers more social issues, looking at religion and custom in the colony among the settlers and the natives, and closing the book with an examination of Tasmania's industry and trades.

This book is a limited edition reprint of the original publication in 2 volumes. This book is numbered 484 of a print of 500 copies

Author(s):
Meredith, Louisa
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Sullivan's Cove

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