||Cottesloe : a town of distinction / Ruth Marchant James.
James, Ruth Marchant
Cottesloe (W.A.). Council
||Cottesloe, W.A. : Town of Cottesloe, 2007.
|| vii, 408 p. : ill., portraits, facsims., maps, notes, bib., index, pbk ; 24 cm.
||Spans the history of Cottesloe and adjacent suburbs from the first inhabitants to the 17th and 19th century visits to the Dutch and French explorers and the area's progress up until the commencement of the 21st century.
It covers their contribution to trade, commerce, civic affairs ad involvement in the foundation of schools, churches, charitable institution, sporting and cultural activities. The development of a popular beachfront, the public opening of the Cottesloe pier in 1908, through various eras covering two World Wars.
Published to coincide with the Town of Cottesloe's Centenary celebrations.
Suburbs of Perth (WA)
||9780980403619 (hbk.) 9780980403602 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-400) and index.