Secondhand. Very good condition. Minimal wear to book corners and edges. Dust jacket has spine and top edge.
This is the story of the Nairn family's early years in Western Australia and New Zealand. William Nairn and his wife, Mary Ann, and their four children arrived at the Swan River Colony aboard the Marquis of Anglesea in August 1829.
William and Mary Ann's daughter Charlotte married Walter Padbury in 1844. The fortunes of the Nairn family are intertwined with Padbury who was to become a successful pastoralist, merchant and philanthropist.
The author John Nairn is not related to William Nairn.