Publisher:Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Melbourne University Press, 1983, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
1.5 kg.; X, 522pp., last blank, introduction by author, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, abbreviations, notes and index. The text illustrated with black and white photography and black and white contemporary advertisements. Coloured endpapers. Dark blue boards with silver titles on the backstrip. Corners are rubbed and there is shelf wear to the bottom edge of the book. Light fading to the top edge of the book. Previous owners name on the free front end paper, handling marks are also present. Photographic dustwrapper with white background and black titles to the front panel and to the backstrip. The top two corners are slightly chipped and creasing to the backstrip edges. Fading and like rubbing of the dustwrapper. "As the bells in the tower of Sydney's General Post Office chimed eight o'clock on the evening of Friday 1 July 1932, the peals were picked up by a microphone and carried to every state of Federation. ' This is the Australian Broadcasting Commission,' said the announcer Conrad Charlton." With these words the history of the A. B. C. started. This book tells of the first fifty years of this organisation. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Australiana; Politics -- Australian; Australia; ISBN: 0522842585. ISBN/EAN: 9780522842586. Inventory No: 0100447.