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139pp., two unpaginated illustrated sections: one b/white halftone plates, the other in colour. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Photographically-illustrated, montage-style card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. A short personal inscription, dated and signed "Peter" on half-title page, else textblock unmarked. The author was born into a relatively well-to-do family in Toorak, Victoria in August, 1925. During his life he spent several years in the Australian military (A.I.F. and Navy), did a science degree at university, and became a leader in the plastics industry via his father's company Nylex. Later still he became heavily involved in philanthropy, spent time in the Antarctic, was a lobbyist for a better Australia to governments of all persuasions. On his retirement he founded a highly successful winery, and limited his time to two boards, five charities, and his family . . . (Sir) Peter J. Derham died from a stroke on 24th September, 2008. Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters. Book weight approx. 200g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.
Title: NEVER SAY NEVER: My Life (Signed Copy)
Edition: First Edition (Australian Printing).
Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Brolga Publishing: 2005
ISBN Number: 192078571X
ISBN Number 13: 9781920785710
Book Condition: Very Good +
Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 013405
Keywords: Biography, Australia, Industrialists, Nylex Corporation, Company Executives, Victoria (Australia), Derham, Peter J., 1925-2008, Philanthropists, Signed Books