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His Majesty's Spanish Flock.  Sir Joseph Banks and the Merinos of George III of England. by  H.B Carter - 1st Edition - 1964 - from Adelaide Booksellers (SKU: BIB315224)

His Majesty's Spanish Flock. Sir Joseph Banks and the Merinos of George III of England.

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His Majesty's Spanish Flock. Sir Joseph Banks and the Merinos of George III of England.

by Carter, H.B

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Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1964. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. a Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Endpaper maps. Previous owner's neat signature to preliminary pages. Dustjacket mildy rubbed. 520 pages. Very little is known of the way in which merino sheep came into British hands toward the end of the 18th century. The story starts with Joseph Banks and George III, and the establishment of a Royal flock of Spanish Merinos at Windsor, Kew and Richmond between 1788 & 1791. From these beginnings grew Australia's sheep and wool trade. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.

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Adelaide Booksellers AU (AU)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
BIB315224
Title
His Majesty's Spanish Flock. Sir Joseph Banks and the Merinos of George III of England.
Author
Carter, H.B
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
second hand -
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Angus & Robertson
Place of Publication
Sydney
Date Published
1964
Bookseller catalogs
aust-history;

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About Adelaide Booksellers

Antiquarian and Secondhand Bookseller. Member ANZAAB.Founded in 1979, Adelaide Booksellers is one of Adelaide's oldest and most respected secondhand and antiquarian booksellers. Members of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers [ANZAAB]. Has Adelaide's most comprehensive selection of book on military history. Also a very good range of Australiana books, Childrens's Books, Art and History books.Something for every budget. Now primarily an online/telephone seller but open to the public by arrangement.

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