The Hawthorn Press, 1972, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
(Combined weight); volume 1: -- first edition printed in 1972, VI, 138 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements and at the end of each lecture are references/ notes. Blue coloured boards with gilt embossed titles to the front panel and to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the book corners, backstrip edges and book panels. Browning of the text block edges and the internal text. Within the text of there are 8 papers read in the section of General and Comparative Literature during the XIII Congress of the Australasian Language and Literature Association at Monash University, Melbourne, in 1972 dealing with literature using Captain James Cook and his exploration of the South Pacific as a starting point. Volume 2: -- VI, 200 pages, introduction by editor, acknowledgements and at the end of each lecture is a footnote/bibliography. Black coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing and some bumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Browning to the text block edges and light age toning of the internal text. A few handling marks to the endpapers. This book is a first edition and was published in 1979. A collection of papers on comparative literature to using the explorations of Captain James Cook as their starting point. Various contributors include, the editor -- Walter Veit, Alan Frost, Colin Roderick, Jack K. Dowling, Leslie Bodi and John Dunmore. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Australiana; Exploration ; Language ; Australia; Inventory No: 0109444.