Melbourne: A City of Villages


A historical travel guide through Melbourne ...

Experience this wondrous city through the stories of its significant sites and fascinating personalities. Read about the infamous Madame Brussels of Little Lon’s red-light district; Robert Hoddle’s grid that continues to define the heart of the city; Melbourne’s notorious crime figures and gritty penal past; and  what Vegemite was called before it was Vegemite.

Whether you have lived in Melbourne all your life or you’re just visiting, this is one tour you don’t want to miss!

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ISBN:

9781741174724

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

26cm x 21cm

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Guides , Lifestyle , Atlases , International , Maps , Street Directories

Publisher:

Explore Australia

Published:

01 October 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dale Campisi

For the last 15 years or so Dale Campisi has made it his business to get to know Melbourne. At first it was just to find the right bar, cafe or restaurant for this or that occasion, but the city got under his skin. Dale got his first look into the city’s past during his Australian history studies at university, and went on to uncover some its lesser-known stories as publisher of Arcade Publications’ little books about the