Sydney and London: Angus and Robsertson, 1939. First Edition. Original cloth. With a Foreword by A. N. Graham, Under Secretary for Mines, N.S.W. Octavo, 22 x 14cm, pp. xii, 270, (2) Blanks, one folding plate and two folding tables, original cloth covers with lettering in black to top board and spine, original unclipped dustjacket. Boards lightly soiled along lower edges, one black mark at the foot of the top board, endpapers heavily foxed, some marks and soiling to the edge of the text block, otherwise clean throughout, small bookseller sticker at the foot of the front pastedown by the inner margin, and previous owner name and two addresses (one struck out) towards the top of the same page. The jacket is marked with some soiling along the fore-edges, a few short vertical tears and chips, now protected in mylar. Very good / very good. Item #767
One of the scarcer Idriess titles, particularly in the original dust-jacket.