Publisher:Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1965
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Melbourne University Press, 1965, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
XIV, 218 pages, last blank, acknowledgements, foreword by Walter Murdoch, list of illustrations, notes and index. Black and white photographic frontispiece, showing subject. Within text there are black and white photographs and cartoons. Dark red coloured boards with gilt writing on spine. The corners of book are rubbed and bumped and there is shelf wear to both top and bottom edges of the book, bottom being worse than top. The head and heel of the book are bumped and soft. Browning to the text block edges and to the internal text. Plain text dustwrapper, black background with gilt and white writing on front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is in pretty ordinary shape. Corners are rubbed, as are both dustwrapper fore edges, back panel and front and back spine gutters. Chipping and creasing along the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. Dustwrapper has been price clipped on the front fold over bottom right-hand corner. Biography of Herbert Brookes, confident and corresponder of 8 Australian Prime Ministers, donor and fighter for community causes, son-in-law of Alfred Deakin ".. a radical with vision ahead of his time.". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History -- Australia; Politics -- Australian; Inventory No: 0100824.