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A Far Cry: Town Crying in the Antipodes

By: Doggett, Anne

Price: $42.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 170 pages For a century and a half town criers walked the streets of Australian capital cities, regional centres, and country towns, ringing their bells and conveying their messages. Australia's first town crier was a convict who arrived with the First Fleet, and there have been town criers ever since, throughout the country. Town criers once played an important role... View more info