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Title:The Patchwork Hero (Horwitz Australian Library)
Price:AUD$9.00 (about USD$6.10)
Item ID:SB00-0116156
Publisher:Horwitz, London . Melbourne . Sydney, 1967
Horwitz, 1967, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Reprint

Illustrated card cover with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. "This is a story, told by himself looking back on it all, one glorious year in the life of Hardy, a young boy in the village of Serenity – a place in Australasia, but is also in the legendary country of boyhood. Hardy's father, Barney, is a roistering tugboat captain and it is he, with all his whims, beliefs and weaknesses, or merges as the patchwork hero." -- from the rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. The laminate has started to lift along the front fore edge of the front panel, top panel edge and to the top left-hand corner of the front panel. Browning to the textblock edges and pages. Previous owners details to the verso of the front panel and there is a crease to the top left-hand corner of the last page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 256 pages.. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Bookseller's sticker to the the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 0116156.
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