F.P. Leonard, 1963, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic and Illustrations
550 g.; (9), 2-232 pages, introduction by Keith Willey, list of illustrations, preface by author. Map endpapers by Susan Wright, showing the author's route through the Northern Territory. Coloured frontispiece showing an Aboriginal Madonna by Karel Kupka. Text illustrated with black and white photography and black and white illustrations. Tan coloured boards with gilt titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the book corners and bumping to the backstrip edges. Light browning of the text block edges and internal text. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the title page. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, by Susan Wright (wraparound), with tan and black titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and lower backstrip edge. The top 0.25 " edge of the backstrip is missing. Fading to the backstrip and there are a few creases to the top edge of the rear dustwrapper panel, with associated creasing. In this book Father Flynn tells us of his years in the Northern Territory, as the Regional Superior of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart for the Darwin Diocese, "...story spiced with humour, darkened by the occasional tragedy, diverging often into tales of out of the way places and the characters who live in them.". Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Education ; Religion ; Local History -- Northern Territory; Australia; Inventory No: 0111478.