Australian Handbook 1900
Australian Handbook 1900. 1900. This handbook covers the whole Australian region. It is mainly concerned with giving an oversight of each Australian colony and is aimed more at the commercial sector.
It has very useful potted histories and maps of each colony as seen in the perspective of 1900. In its role as an almanac it contains extensive details of timetables and statistics such as: Steaming Time - Australian Coast Police Courts Public Holidays in England Taxes Mohammedan Calendar Sea Distances Newspapers for Colonies as published in LondonPopulation of Great BritainRailway DistancesComparative statistic of the Australasian Colonies for 1897 and 1898