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Australian Profile

by Kenneth Slessor, ed

Condition: Fine/very good

Canberra: Commonwealth Government of Australia, 1960. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/very good. A fine, clean and bright, solidly bound first edition in a very good slipcase. Slipcase shows some previous tape mending residue, but it did its job protecting the book! B/W & color photos, diagrams, and maps. Endpapers decorated with high steel construction site photos. Gold buckram cloth cover. Illustrated slipcase matches endapers. Text in English, French and German. Published for the Australian pavilion at the Comptoir Suisse, Lausanne: Tomorrow is everywhere in Australia / En Australie le futur est partout / Australien hat Ãberall eine Zukunft. With maps, graphs and tables.128 pp +appendix. Quarto, 9 x 12 inches tall.
  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: GEO-1
  • Title: Australian Profile
  • Author: Kenneth Slessor, ed
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Commonwealth Government of Australia
  • Place: Canberra
  • Date published: 1960
  • Keywords: austrailia, 1960, guide, industry, nature
  • Bookseller catalogs: Geography & Travel;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / Reference;


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