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Title:A Victorian Engagement; Letters and Journals of Walter Hume and Anna Kate Fowler during the 1860s
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.54)
Book ID:SB00-0106010
Publisher:University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, Queensland, 1975
Edition:First Edition
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
University of Queensland Press, 1975, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic

XIV, 182 pages, last two pages blank, preface by editor. Olive coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with contemporary photographs and illustrations and reproductions of pages out of journals. Brown coloured boards with white titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and to the book corners. Shelf wear to the lower book edges. Illustrated dustwrapper [ wraparound ], showing a sepia toned reproduction of the painting of the barque ' Alfred Hawley ' and is superimposed over that a photographs of Walter Hugh and Anna Kate Fowler. Black and red titles to the front panel and green and red to the backstrip. Editor photograph to the rear fold over panel. Rubbing and chipping to be dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. A small piece of the laminate is missing to the the width of the top back edge and for similar .75 "of the rear, top, dustwrapper edge. Fading of the backstrip region. The correspondence and diaries of Walter Hume and his fiancé Anna Kate Fowler. He was in Australia starting a new life, she at home in England, and their life together in colonial Queensland. Their growing intimacy as seen through their letters and journals. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; History -- Australia; Diaries; Local History -- Queensland; Australia; ISBN: 0702209988. ISBN/EAN: 9780702209987. Inventory No: 0106010.
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