Publisher:William Heinemann Australia, Port Melbourne, Victoria, 1990
Illustrator:Matthew Davidson -- Cover Art
William Heinemann Australia, 1990, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Matthew Davidson -- Cover Art
350 g; 186pp., last blank. Black coloured board with white writing on spine. Shelfwear evident to the lower edges of the book and there is bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine. The usual Browning to the paper edges, that is found on this edition. Some handling marks internally. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Matthew Davidson, with lilac and white writing on the front panel and spine. Very minor wear to the dustwrapper edges. In 1629 the Dutch ship "Batavia" was wrecked off the coast of Western Australia. When the survivors were picked up, over 120 men and women had been murdered by their fellow survivors. Two of the murderers were left on the hostile land as punishment.... "were they taken by the sea, or swallowed up by that strange and hostile land? Or after 300 years, do they still drift, lost in time...". A winner of the Australian Children's Book Council Award. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Matthew Davidson -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 085561367X. ISBN/EAN: 9780855613679. Inventory No: 0208109.