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BLAXLAND, Pamela. The Gentlemen Settlers : A Romance of Colonial Australia.(Sydney): Angus & Robertson Publishers, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (6),1- 185,(1). 8vo, pale green cloth with red titles to spine. "When Harriot de Marquet marries John Blaxland, she marries into a family of traditional Kentish farmers. But Harriot is a French orphan and bears no instinctive allegiance to the green adn gold countryside her husband loves so much. So she iselated when John, deeply disturbed by the economic and civil unrest of Eng land surounded by war, finally decides to join his brother Gregory and takehis family to a new future in the distant colony of New South Wales. To Ha rriot, it means the hot sun she adores and a chance to begin again with John, away from the insidious wiles of Bennett, the golden haired Kentish girlwho has given her heart to John and seems about to capture his. In the ear ly 1800's, the colony of New South Wales was a crude place, awash with rum,torn with internal wranglings, and presided over by the obdurate Governor Bligh, and it is not without much doubt and heart-searching and regret thatJohn begins to build up a life for his family there." - from the dustjacke t. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00
Title: Gentlemen Settlers : A Romance of Colonial Australia. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1975, ISBN:0207956375:
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