By: Prichard, Katharine Susannah

Price: $19.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good

255pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Plain blue boards undamaged. A former owner's name, plus an original seller's sticker, on ffep. Toned strips on free endpapers, else minor flecks on textblock foredge. Colour-art illustrated (D.L. Allnutt), loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn and soiled, else just a hint of colour-fade on spine. Debut fiction, first published in 1915 (winning several prestigious awards) by Hodder and Stoughton, U.K. This revised edition published in 1963 after being long out of print (the author explains the need for the revision in her preface). Set in (South) Gippsland, Victoria, this is a powerful story of early settlers and their unwelcome neighbours - escaped convicts who crossed from Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) to mainland Australia . . . Contents include: Prelims, Preface, 48 chapters. Book weight approx. 280g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.


Author Name: Prichard, Katharine Susannah

Categories: Fiction [General], Australian Fiction,

Edition: Revised Edition

Publisher: Adelaide, South Australia, Rigby Ltd.: 1963

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 013493

Keywords: Fiction, Australia, South Gippsland (Setting), Debut Fiction, Prichard, Katharine Susannah (1883-1969)