Hutchinson, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Maps
list of maps, acknowledgements, note on books and index. Map illustrated endpapers, both different, front end paper, showing map of Australia showing places mentioned within the book, rear end paper: showing a map of Australia with selected industries shaded. There are four other maps within the text black coloured boards with red insert to the backstrip and within that red insert gilt coloured titles. Plain text dustwrapper with white and dark blue coloured titles to the front panel and dark blue coloured titles to the backstrip. A small book on Australia giving an introduction to the social history, politico-economic development since white arrival. First published in 1952. Softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages with foxing to the textblock edges. Previous owners details to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels with a little chipping to the dustwrapper corners. Browning and handling marks to the dustwrapper, particularly the backstrip. The results of insect activity can be seen along the lower edge of the rear fold over panel and to the first inch of the fold over crease. Revised Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 203,  pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Australia; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0116828.