The Compiler, 1975, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
, 5-144 pages, introduction by author, selected bibliography and index to authors of quotations. Taped into the last page is an errata sheet, along with an insert for the authors' Magazine 'Movement'. Grey boards with blue writing on front cover and spine. The bottom two corners are bumped and there is minimal shelf wear also present. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing a map of Australia with a small boat and three men in heavy seas, brown background with black writing on front panel and spine. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. There is a small piece missing from the top left-hand corner of the front panel, and there is in a tear extending from the piece missing measuring 0.5 ". there is a 1.25 " tear to the lower left-hand corner of the front panel and a small, 0.25 ", tear to the top edge of the same panel. A small chip to the top edge of the rear dustwrapper panel. In this small book the author again chooses men "...working in such diverse places and coming from such different backgrounds, they stand together in contrast to the vast majority of the present day in that they had a common readiness and zest for thier individual destinies.". -- From the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australiana; History -- Australia; Australia; ISBN: 0959861130. ISBN/EAN: 9780959861136. Inventory No: 0100436.