By: Drysdale, Anne; Edited by Bev Roberts
North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing in association with the State Library of Victoria.: 2016
Seller ID: ID249298
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 providing a rare, detailed account of domestic and farming life in 1840's. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided... View More...