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Shady Acres by Lesley Muir

Hardback, 25.5cm x 19cm, 320 pages, 92 illustrations (some colour), 39 maps and plans, comprehensive reference notes and index.

The Royal Australian Historical Society, the Madden Family and Halstead Press are pleased to announce the long-awaited publication of Lesley Muir’s investigation into political corruption, developer donations and the impact of powerful lobby groups on the design and construction of Sydney’s metropolitan railway and tramway network in the 19th century.

With an introduction by Elizabeth Farrelly, ‘Shady Acres’ foreshadows the transport shortcomings that the city and its suburbs endure today.

Orders can also be collected from:

Royal Australian Historical Society
First Floor
History House
133 Macquarie Street
Sydney 2000

Note: For delivery outside Australia please contact the RAHS as the shipping cost will depend on your location.

Original price was: $45.00.Current price is: $20.00.

142 in stock

Collect from History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney or delivery by Australia Post