# 10976

BRUCE, J.B.; SCARROTT, G.R. (proprietors)

Norfolk Island Times. Vol. 2 No. 61, Wednesday, April 11, 1934.

$275.00 AUD

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[Kingston], Norfolk Island : NI Times, Printed & published by G.R. Scarrott by arrangement with the proprietors J.B. Bruce, B.A., & G.R. Scarrott, 1934. Folio newspaper, roneo printed recto only of 9 sheets, includes illustrated advertisements for R. Hopkins, A.E. Martin, Burns Philp (2), a dance to raise funds for the Melanesian Mission, Producers’ Co-op Distributing Society, Sun Lee & Co., and Griff’s; descendants of the Bounty mutineers, members of the Christian and Nobbs families, are listed as players in the cricket match Married vs Single men; only one staple remaining but the newspaper is otherwise in good condition and complete. Extremely scarce.

Norfolk Island Times was a short-lived weekly newspaper published between 1933 and 1935 (No. 1 Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1933 – no. 140 Wednesday, Oct. 16th, 1935). The National Library of Australia holds the only complete run recorded in Australian collections. Individual issues are very seldom offered on the market.

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