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The Shearers, Adam-Smith, Patsy

Author Name    Adam-Smith, Patsy

Title   The Shearers

Binding   Hardback

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Sydney Nelson 1982

ISBN Number    0170058840 / 9780170058841

Seller ID   ID284080

Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine is a little sunned but still clear and now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 416 pages The first history of that independent army of men who tramped the great shearing routes of the outback. The author visited sheds in every state and talked to shearers, musterers, teamsters, drovers, cooks and many more. She tells of the strikes in the 1890s when unionism came to the industry and of the characters, life in the sheds, and the antics of this unique group.

Price = 18.00 AUD

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