Australian Dictionary of Biography. Volumes 1-12, 1788-1939. [Plus] .. Index: Volumes 1-12. [Plus] .. Volumes 13-16, 1940-1980. [Plus] .. Supplement, 1580-1980. [Plus] .. Volume 17, 1981-1990, A-K [19 volumes]. Australian Dictionary of Biography.

Australian Dictionary of Biography. Volumes 1-12, 1788-1939. [Plus] .. Index: Volumes 1-12. [Plus] .. Volumes 13-16, 1940-1980. [Plus] .. Supplement, 1580-1980. [Plus] .. Volume 17, 1981-1990, A-K [19 volumes]

Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, first published between 1966 and 2007 (earlier volumes here are reprints).

Octavo, 19 volumes, with approximately 500-600 pages in each volume (and approximately 300 pages in the Index) plus various corrigenda and addenda leaves loosely inserted in most volumes.

Cloth; a fine set with the fine (royal blue) dustwrappers.

Offered with the two-volume companion set, 'A Biographical Register, 1788-1939. Notes from the Name Index of the Australian Dictionary of Biography', compiled and edited by H.J. Gibbney and Ann G. Smith (Canberra, 1987; octavo, approximately 400 pages per volume; card covers slightly rubbed; an excellent set). The online edition has compromised the price of the printed version, but these sets remain invaluable.

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