The Way of the Whirlwind [ in d/w]

By: Durack, Mary and Elizabeth

Price: $225.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very good


Title: The Way of the Whirlwind [ in d/w]

Author Name: Durack, Mary and Elizabeth

Categories: Illustrated Books, Children's Books, Australia, New Zealand, Literature,

Edition: 2d printing

Publisher: Consolidated Press, Sydney: 1943

Book Condition: Very good

Jacket Condition: Good

Item: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: k200115d

Keywords: 2d printing. 4to, Green cloth over illustrated black paper boards. Orange lettering on the front cover. Illustrated interior covers. The story of Aboriginal Australians, brother and sister Nungaree and Jungaree, and their adventure in search of their baby brother who is stolen by the Whirlwind Here-and-There. Illustrated throughout with approximately b/w in-text lithographic illustrations and 12 tipped in plates, 9 in color and 3 in b/w. Internally fine except for 1.5” crack at lower front hinge and inked inscription on fep. Binding with some rubbing to extremities, including the head and tail of the spine. A few light scratches on the back panel. A very nice copy in the scarce dustjacket. Jacket is fair only; rubbed on extremities, small open tears at upper flap with 3” open tear on spine, lesser teas and chips along spine and front flap edge.