Edition: First Edition

Sydney: Invincible Press, 1949. Inscribed by Author; Octavo, red cloth. pp 285 + plates. Small white spots to rear cover; small bump to upper outer corners throughout; VG otherwise. Dust jacket has corner chips to front panel, shallow chips to spine endsp small holes to front flap fold, spine sunned; just good, but still respectable in appearance. Ink inscription siged by author on half-title page. Laid in is a quarto ALS dated 21 Oct., 1950. To "May" He has signed the book and sent it on. He mentions his next book coming out in March, and the one after that. He enjoyed talking to her and hopes to meet again to hear about her experiences in Canada and Queensland. In original mailing envelope. Folded thrice, fine. Also with three pages of carbon of the manuscript of the book. Fair copy, on 13 x 8 inch sheets, folded twice. He has given May Hobson, born near Toronto, the section concerning herself. She tells of her impressions of Autstralia and the United states, and talks about women's clothing. Signed by the author at the end. A travel book mostly on Northern Queensland, but also including the southern states. ; Signed by Author

Book ID: 42378
Tags: Welland
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