Meredith Press, 1968, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Genevieve Melrose
II, 3-248 pages. Green coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Genevieve Melrose. Green coloured cloth boards with metallic blue titles to the backstrip. Bumping and slight rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Browning and foxing to the top text block edge. Light fading of the endpapers. Attached to the free front end paper is a compliments plate -- from Lansdowne Press. Colour illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound) with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. Fading to the backstrip and the corners of the backstrip have small tears. A novel set in the 1800s in Gippsland, Victoria, about pioneering and about a young man's affinity for the bush and especially for a family of lyre birds. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Genevieve Melrose. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Fiction -- Australian; fiction -- adolescent; Inventory No: 0108273.