Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Bell, Jerry (Jeremy James John), 1937-

Title Lighting up Australia : the story of the Australian match manufacturing industry 1843-2003 : also includes a section on New Zealand / Jerry Bell
Edition First edition
Published Armadale, Vic. : Jerry Bell, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  338.76625 Bel/Lua  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 182 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Summary "The book talks about the factories which manufactured matches in Australia and New Zealand, the entrepreneurs who established them, and the difficulties they faced. There are many illustrations of what they produced, which are now regarded as desirable collectibles world wide."--Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 174-177
Subject Match industry -- Australia -- History.
Match industry -- New Zealand -- History.
Matches -- Australia.
Matches -- New Zealand.
Matchbox labels -- Collectibles -- Australia.
Matchbox labels -- Collectibles -- New Zealand.
ISBN 9780646495309 (paperback)