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JIM & MOLLY: Two Special Australians, Stapleton, Ian

Author Name    Stapleton, Ian

Title   JIM & MOLLY: Two Special Australians

Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good +

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   Licola, Victoria, Australia Wollangarra, Inc. 1992

ISBN Number    0646124404 / 9780646124407

Seller ID   012995

(xii), + 132pp., plus (lxxvi). B/white halftone plate illustrations throughout (various sources). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain black boards undamaged. A nondescript inscription on ffep., else textblock unmarked. Monochrome, portrait-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. The paths of the author, Ian Stapleton, and local identity Jim Kingwill crossed when Ian was sourcing old building materials for a construction project on a remote stretch of the upper Macalister River in Victoria's alpine country. So began a long friendship between the author, Jim Kingwill (1918-2005) and Jim's sister Florence Mary (Molly) Lanigan (1904-?). This is their story . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Chance of Fate, Jim, Molly, Great Expectations, Pictorial Tribute to Alpine Gold Mining Towns, Information about Alpine Towns, Kingwill Family, Bibliography, Future Thoughts. Book weight approx. 540g.

Biography, Australia, Victoria, Wollangarra (Vic.), Kingwill, James Francis (Jim), 1918-2005, Lanigan, Florence Mary (Molly), 1904-?, Stapleton, Ian

Price = 26.32 AUD



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