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A CITY LOST AND FOUND : Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne (Signed Copy), Annear, Robyn

Author Name    Annear, Robyn

Title   A CITY LOST AND FOUND : Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne (Signed Copy)

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   Very Good +

Edition   Reprint

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher    Black Inc/Schwartz Publishing 2006

ISBN Number    1863953892 / 9781863953894

Inscription   Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID   011746

xii, + 303pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Short personal inscription, "To Mxxxxxx . . . ", signed by author Robyn Annear on first (author bio.) page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. From the rear panel: "The demolition firm of Whelan the Wrecker was a Melbourne institution for a hundred years (1892-1992) . . . Robyn Annear uses Whelan's demolition sites as portals to explore layers of the city laid bare by their pick-axes and iron balls. Peering beneath the rubble, she brings to light fantastic stories about Melbourne's building sites and their many incarnations. This book is about the making - and remaking - of a city." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 430g.

Signed Books, Australian History, Local History, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Whelan the Wrecker, Construction Industry

Price = 28.20 AUD

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