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Title:Better Than Dancing; The Wondering Years of a Young Australian, Mary Brennan
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$14.08)
Book ID:SB00-0100585
Publisher:Greenhouse Publications, Richmond, Victoria, 1987
Edition:First Edition
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Greenhouse Publications, 1987, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

232 pp., last blank, family tree of the Brennan family. Text is illustrated with black and white photography. Double page map at end of text, showing a map of Australia and Victoria with places mentioned in the book noted. Bright yellow coloured boards with white writing on backstrip. Minor bumping to the corners of the book. Shelf wear to the lower book edges. The book has been mis-bound: -- the rear paste down has a triangular piece at the top, closest to the spine, which is open and underlying boards can be seen. There is a small stain to the rear top paste down, endpaper and following page, again closest to the spine. Photographic dustwrapper, showing subject of book in circa 1920, blue background with yellow writing on front panel and spine. The corners of the dustwrapper are little chipped and rubbed. Creasing on both the top and bottom edges of the dustwrapper. Many Brennan left Gippsland at the age of 16 and she went to the goldfields of outback Western Australia in 1911, and, in 1916, to London. This is her story. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Military History -- World War I; Social History ; ISBN: 0864360592. ISBN/EAN: 9780864360595. Inventory No: 0100585.
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