Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover : pp. , 49,  : SIGNED by author on title page : bookseller's sticker on front past-down : teal cloth boards : gilt to spine : light blue/grey dust jacket, lettering in blue : publisher's advertisement to back.
Top edge of text block has a 28mm stain towards the spine : dust jacket lacks spine and is mostly separated at front fold. Very good / poor. Item #1930
The Ship of Ice was Dobson's second published collection and awarded first prize at the Sydney Morning Herald's literary competition in 1946.