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AUSTRALIA: A Biography of a Nation  (Signed Copy) by  Phillip Knightley - Signed First Edition - 2000 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

AUSTRALIA: A Biography of a Nation (Signed Copy)

by Knightley, Phillip

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good +


London And Sydney: Jonathan Cape/Random House, 2000. viii, + 373pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain black boards undamaged. An interactive, personal inscription, signed and dated (21/3/2001) by author, on title page, else textblock unmarked. Colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Coinciding with Australia's centenary as a nation in 2001, this book - part history, part travelogue, part memoir - tells the inspiring story of how a one-time British colony with only two sorts of citizens -convicts and gaolers, turned itself into a proud and prosperous and confident country . . . Contents include: Prelims., 23 chapters, Acks., Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 680g. . Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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