The Dreadnought Of The Darling.

Bean, C.E.W.


Publisher: Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1956 (Ist Australian Edition)

1 in stock

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8vo, XLI, 256pp. Hardcover in excellent condition with unclipped d/w in very good condition other than mild chipping of edges and now protected by clear archival covering, text in excellent condition with a prior owner’s name neatly inscribed on ffep. Bean tells this story with a clear and easy style bringing to life the colourful movement of commerce that worked on the Darling River, across the vast back-country of New South Wales. An entertaining and historical read in this edition which though not as rare as the London 1911 edition is still a very uncommon find.