Readings in Melbourne: With an Essay on the Resources and Prospects of Victoria, for the Emigrant and Uneasy Classes

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This book addresses on English life in the city of Melbourne. They cover a period commencing with the earlier gold discoveries, and they close with the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to the colony, in the year 1868.
 

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