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Behold, New-Holland! : a story of early Western Australia / by Rix Weaver
Bib ID 2237598
Format BookBook
Author
Weaver, Rix, 1902-1990
 
Edition 1st ed. 
Description Perth [W.A.] : Patersons Printing Press, 1940 
205 p. ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Historical novel set in the mid nineteenth century with occassional reference to Indigenous people including p. 15-16, 22-23, 25, 37-46, 51, 56, 58, 62, 66-71,74-81, 84, 87, 90, 96, 104, 119-120, 125-134, 159-160, 171-175, 195, 202.

Notes

Reputed to be the first novel published in Western Australia. (Source: J.K Moir)

Library's Whelan copy signed by the author.

Subjects Race relations - Representation - Literature.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous - Fiction.  |  Australia.  |  Swan River (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Western Australia (WA)

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