Pioneer Writer – the life of Louisa Atkinson. – Clarke, Patricia.

Clarke, Patricia.


Publisher: Allen &Unwin Sydney 1990 (first edition)
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8vo, XVII, 260pp. Hardcover with olive green papered boards in very good condition and d/w in fine condition protected by clear archival covering, text in excellent condition and book is overall in near-fine condition. This is the first biography of Louisa Atkinson, who,during her short life in the mid nineteenth century, became the first Australian-born woman novelist, a noted naturalist and one of the country’s earliest women journalists, written in easily readable style.