Long Farewell, the: the perilous voyages of settlers under sail in the great migrations to Australia. By Don Charlwood

This new 5th edition of The Long Farewell returns to the format and illustrations of the 1981 first edition. The author read more than 120 diaries kept by immigrants on the long sailing ship voyages to Australia, and numerous letters the settlers wrote home. He tells about the reasons for emigration, the ships and the routes to Australia, accommodation on board, the perils of the journey, surgeons and health, messing and dining, pastimes and consolations, the crew and the new shore.

The Long Farewell also includes three diaries of settlers on the voyage to their new land. The book is superbly illustrated with many photos, drawings and maps.

ISBN: 9781876425722

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This new 5th edition of The Long Farewell returns to the format and illustrations of the 1981 first edition. The author read more than 120 diaries kept by immigrants on the long sailing ship voyages to Australia, and numerous letters the settlers wrote home. He tells about the reasons for emigration, the ships and the routes to Australia, accommodation on board, the perils of the journey, surgeons and health, messing and dining, pastimes and consolations, the crew and the new shore.

The Long Farewell also includes three diaries of settlers on the voyage to their new land. The book is superbly illustrated with many photos, drawings and maps.

ISBN: 9781876425722

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 17.5 × 24.8 × 2 cm

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