Publisher:Children's Library Guild of Australia in Association with F. W. Cheshire, Melbourne, 1962
Condition:Very Good Condition
Children's Library Guild of Australia in Association with F. W. Cheshire, 1962, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Iris Millington
VI, 90 pages, Australian Books: A Select List. Illustrated endpapers, two-toned coloured illustrations of prominent Australian writers by Iris Millington. Within text there are numerous two-toned coloured line illustrations again by Iris Millington. Yellow and white illustrated boards, profile of gum tree, with yellow titles on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing two men sitting under a gum tree, by Iris Millington, with black titles to the backstrip and front panel. "This is the story of Australian literature, from the earliest days of convict settlement to modern times, told in an imaginative, refreshing style by linking the text throughout with graphic illustrations.". A book for young readers on the development of Australian literature. Rubbing to the book corners and shelf wear to the lower edges of the book. Softening of the backstrip and the lower backstrip edge is slightly bumped. Some marks to the book panels. Fading and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and p corners are slightly chipped. A little chipping to the dustwrapper edges. Some staining on the verso of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Iris Millington. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Australia; Inventory No: 0100892.