IV, 448 pages, last two pages blank, biography of Marcus Clarke, introduction by George Ivan Smith, preface by author, prologue by author, appendix and bibliography. Illustrated covers, wraparound, showing a painting of early the Tasmanian colony, with red and brown titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the backstrip edges and book corners. Light browning of the text block edges and light age tone to the internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for underlying board, with red and brown titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and a little creasing to the dustwrapper edges. Fading of the backstrip and to the top edge of the rear dustwrapper panel. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels along with some scores of the laminate. There is a 0.75 " tear to the lower right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. The classic 19th-century novel about Port Arthur penal settlement in Tasmania, and of the horrendous lives led by the convicts. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Fiction -- Historical ; 19th Century ; Australia; ISBN: 0855505281. ISBN/EAN: 9780855505288. Inventory No: 0106957.