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Beginnings: a Brief Account of Some of the First Europeans to Explore or Settle in Victoria / Frank Hutchinson (2011)

ISBN: 9780980453645
Extent: 122 A4 pages
Price: $15 + p&h
Available from:

  • BookPOD Bookstore You can order by post, but contact BookPOD on 9803 4481 or sales@bookpod.com.au first to find out how much to add for postage to your area.
  • The loans desk at PMI Victorian History LIbrary, 140 High Street, Prahran (over the counter sales only) (10% discount for PMI library members)

If you have ever wondered about the way the exploration and settlement of the state of Victoria unfolded, this book will guide you. Frank Hutchinson has compiled, from many of the standard reference books: a chronological list of the earliest visits to Victoria and attempts to settle ; brief notes on the exploration and earliest settlement of the state, region by region ; a summary of the early Murray River paddle steamer industry.

Article: PMI Newsletter, May 2011, p.4

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