8vo, XXX 323pp. Hardcover in grey cloth with non price-clipped d/w in very good condition o/t scuffing and abrasions to all edges, now protected by clear archival covering, text in excellent condition with only minor flecking of top edge present. An uncommon edition , recounting the most impotant political events in the state of NSW in the period 1913 to 1948 and their impact on COmmonwealth politics as well. This is the autobiography of a man who “strode through” numerous crises, always adhering to his stated principles, towering head and shoulders over those who would pull him down “. A famous book by arguably NSW”S most famous ever politician .