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Title:The Secrets of Alexander Harris: A Frank Autobiography By the Author of "settlers and convicts"
Price:AUD$24.80 (about USD$18.30)
Item ID:SB00-0100331
Publisher:Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1961
Illustrator:Geoffrey Ingleton – Cover Art
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Angus & Robertson, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Geoffrey Ingleton – Cover Art

introduction by his grandson Grant Carr-Harris and a preface by Alec H. Chisholm, three appendices. Black and white photographic frontispiece, and black and white photography and reproductions used to illustrate the text. Coloured endpapers. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the spine. The corners are slightly rubbed and the head and heel the spine slightly is bumped. Previous owners name on the free front endpaper, and bookshop sticker on the front paste down. Illustrated dustwrapper, designed by Geoffrey Ingleton, showing early scenes of Australian history. Blue background with red coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The dustwrapper is faded, particularly on spine, and there are grubby marks on back panel. Minor chipping of the top to corners of the dustwrapper has occurred. Biography of Alexander Harris, who wrote one of the most informative books about New South Wales during the years 1826-1840, but it was less forthcoming about his own antecedents. This book clears the mystery and brings the man into clear focus. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VII, 248 pages, [last 3 blank], . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Geoffrey Ingleton – Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History; Local History -- New South Wales ; Australia; Exploration. Inventory No: 0100331.
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