Author:Drysdale, Anne; Edited by Bev Roberts

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Miss D & Miss N an extraordinary partnership. The diary of Anne Drysdale

By: Drysdale, Anne; Edited by Bev Roberts

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID249298

ISBN: 1921509147


Octavo Size. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour plates. xv, 331pp In 1839 Miss Anne Drysdale sailed from Scotland to Port Phillip. She was 47 years old and determined to be a sheep farmer. She soon took up land near Geelong and formed a partnership with another enterprising woman, Caroline Newcomb. They established a successful pastoral business and for 13 years lived and worked together on their properties. Their daily life was recorded in Anne's diaries provi... View more info