Australia’s Brilliant Daughter – Ellis Rowan 1848- 1922. – Hazzard, Margaret.

Hazzard, Margaret.


Publisher: Greenhouse Publications. Richmond, Victoria. 1984 (Ist Edition)
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8vo, XV, 160pp. Hardcover in light green cloth covered boards with gilt to spine and d/w in excellent condition protected by clear archival covering, text also in excellent condition devoid of any extraneous markings o/t minute flecking on top edge. Overall near-fine. This is the biography of a remarkable woman who was both a botanical and wildlife artist and an intrepid explorer,acclaimed internationally for her magnificent and accurate wildflower paintings, undertaking many arduous and dangerous journeys under primitive conditions searching for new and rare species. Yet paradoxically, in view of her achievements, little was known of her life until this well researched book.