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Title:The Five Bright Stars
Price:AUD$13.50 (about USD$9.00)
Item ID:SB00-0117062
Publisher:The Australasian Book Society, Melbourne, 1954
Illustrator:A. Dyson
Dust Jacket:Poor
The Australasian Book Society, 1954, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First, Illustrated By: A. Dyson

foreword by author and acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with a full-page illustration prior to each chapter by A. Dyson . Light blue coloured covers with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by A. Dyson, with bright blue background and black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A novel about the Eureka stockade on the hundredth anniversary of that uprising. Chipping to the backstrip corners with creasing of the corners. Sunning to the extreme edges of the front and rear panel with browning of the textblock edges and pages. Sunning to the backstrip. Some of the pages at the rear of the book have become somewhat dog eared. The dustwrapper is in poor shape. The front fold over panel has become completely detached from the rest of the dustwrapper. Chipping, with considerable loss, to the backstrip edges and there is chipping along the top dustwrapper edge. There is a piece missing from the lower left-hand corner of the front panel. Rubbing, sunning and handling marked to the dustwrapper. to the verso of the dustwrapper. Now protected. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [12], 13-253, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: A. Dyson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Military & Warfare; Fiction -- Australian; Inventory No: 0117062.
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