Item #4292 The Fortunes of Richard Mahony; comprising Australia Felix, The Way Home, Ultima Thule. Henry Handel RICHARDSON.
The Fortunes of Richard Mahony; comprising Australia Felix, The Way Home, Ultima Thule

The Fortunes of Richard Mahony; comprising Australia Felix, The Way Home, Ultima Thule

London: William Heinemann, 1931. Hardcover : pp. (6) 990 : plain e.p.s : navy blue boards lettered in gilt to spine and with publisher's windmill device debossed on lower board : BOOKPLATE of Stewart Arthur Smith to f.f.e.p.

Corners lightly pressed and rubbed; small (3mm) vertical tear to head of spine; discreet bookseller sticker to front paste down; diagonal crease to half title. Very good. Item #4292

Stewart Arthur Smith (1880-1961) was a founding member of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, serving as the first Honourary Treasurer (1938-44), then Vice President, President and a Coucillor until 1956. His bookplate was drawn by Benjamin Edwin Minns who was a watercolourist and an illustrator for the Bulletin. (Ferson, Bookplates; 1993).

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