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Title:An Abiding Gladness; The Background of Contemporary Blood Transfusion and Its Story during the Years 1929-1959 in the Victorian Division of the Australian Red Cross Society
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$13.33)
Category:History
Book ID:SB00-0108497
Quantity:1
Publisher:Georgian House, Melbourne, 1965
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Photographic
Binding:Buckram
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Georgian House, 1965, Buckram, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic

XVI, 324 pages, last two pages blank, foreword by Lady Books and Dr Geoffrey Newman-Morris, preface and acknowledgements, list of illustrations and index. Black and white illustrated frontispiece, showing a portrait of the author by William Dargie. The text is illustrated with 32 pages of black and white photographs throughout the text. Buckram covered boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Minor bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and book corners. Light foxing and browning to the top text block edge and light brown and to the other text block edges and to the internal text. There is a gift plate affixed to the free front end paper, on the recipient's 75th donation of blood. Photographic dustwrapper with red titles to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. Rubbing and slight chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip corners. Rubbing and creasing to the top dustwrapper edge and rubbing to the lower. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and quite significant fading to the backstrip. There is a small eroded area to the backstrip, 2.5 " from the lower backstrip edge, commensurate with the removal of a sticker. Browning to the verso of the dustwrapper. The history of blood donation in the years 1929-1959 in Victoria, through the Red Cross Society. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Local History -- Victoria; Medicine ; Company History ; Australia; Inventory No: 0108497.
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