Rigby Ltd, 1967, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Edition
505 g.; XII, 160pp., acknowledgement, list of illustrations and index. Illustrated endpapers with maps. Black and white photography illustrates the text, one illustration is double paged. Dark green coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. The corners are bumped and there is shelf wear evident on the lower book edges. The head and the heel of the spine are heavily bumped. There are dust marks to the paper edges. Photographic dustwrapper , showing a scene from Malabar Hill on Lord Howe Island, with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The corners are rubbed and chipped and there is a tear that extends 6" from the top spine gutter to the front right edge. There is also another tear at the top back spine gutter extending 2", and there is general fading of the wrapper as well. This is story of Lord Howe Island from its beginning as a whaling settlement to its eventual finding as a tourist destination, the story is being one of overcoming overwhelming odds spiced with humorous happenings and and unusual visitors. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Local History -- Australia ; Inventory No: 0100289.