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The perils and adventures of Mr. William Thornley, one of the pioneer settlers of Van Diemen's Land, 1817-1830 / by Charles Rowcroft
Bib ID 5400107
Format BookBook
Author
Rowcroft, Charles, 1798-1856
 
Description Hobart, Tas. : J. Walch, [184-?] 
192 p. ; 18 cm. 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Walch's shilling series of old Tasmanian books ; no. 4.

Notes

"An emigrant to Van Diemen's Land in 1817 who took up land in the Bothwell district. His early struggles and adventures with blacks and bushrangers." - cover.

Cover title: Life and adventures of William Thornley in Old Van Diemen's Land, 1817-1820 [i.e.1817-1830]

For children.

Reproduction Originally published as: Tales of the colonies, or, The adventures of an emigrant / edited by a late Colonial Magistrate. London: Saunders & Otley, 1843. 
Subjects Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Juvenile literature.  |  Bushrangers -- Tasmania -- Juvenile literature.  |  Frontier and pioneer life -- Tasmania -- Juvenile literature.  |  Pioneers -- Tasmania -- Juvenile literature.  |  Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1851 -- Juvenile literature.
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Life and adventures of William Thornley in Old Van Diemen's Land, 1817-1820

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