Sydney From Settlement to Bridge
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||280 x 227 x 24 mm (H x W x D)|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Release Date||1 May 2012|
|Subject Classification||Local interest, family history & nostalgia / Places in old photographs|
Back in print and now available in paperback to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. From the pioneer days of slab huts, through to the building of the bridge, this stunning pictorial history chronicles the often forgotten and overlooked aspects of the harbour city's colourful past.
Ian Collis is a well known rugby league historian - he has one of the largest collections of sporting memorabilia in Australia. His passion for rugby league comes from his father Joseph, who was a pioneer of the North Ryde Junior Rugby League Club in the Balmain Junior League and a former Club president before playing a role in the formation of the Ryde United JRL Club. Ian is currently the Head of Fox Sports Statistics.