$70.00

In Search of Fish and Fortune

Museum Book | Updated 2 weeks ago

Author(s) Bill Leonard
Year
2017
Format
Hard Cover
Pages
304
ISBN
9781925040319

 

Australia’s western coastline is bestowed with a rich and diverse maritime heritage. Soon after European settlement, fishing flourished into one of the first established trades as grassroots fisherfolk, pearlers and the builders of their unique watercraft took on the many challenges inherent in Australia’s western seas and rivers.

Embracing the stories and lifestyles of these pioneers and their beloved boats, In Search of Fish and Fortune features magnificent drawings of fifteen historically significant vessels, offering a unique insight into the evolution of design, craftsmanship and skills, and the development of fishing craft as an integral and fascinating facet of Australian histor

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