Horne, Donald,: In Search of Billy Hughes
Book Number: 0105786
The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty Ltd, South Melbourne, Victoria, 1979. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. introduction by author, acknowledgements, illustration acknowledgements and index. Pale green coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with contemporary black-and-white photographs, cartoons, facsimile of documents and two sections of coloured reproductions of contemporary cartoons, particularly in relation to World War I. Blue coloured boards. Illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of Augustus Johns' portrait of William Morris Hughes, in 1918, with blue coloured titles to the front panels and beige coloured titles to the back strip. On the back panel is a photograph of William Morris Hughes taken in 1894. This book is not so much a biography of William Morris Hughes but more a political and social portrait of the man known one as The Little Digger, and how he came to be Prime Minister of Australia in the early part of the 20th century. Bumping and rubbing to the head and to the heel of the back strip and to the top book corners. Shelf wear to the lower book edges. A few marks to the book panels and bumping to the top book edge. Rubbing and creasing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges and a little bumping to the top right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. VIII, 136 pages, the last page blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Sociology ; Politics -- Australian; Australia; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0333252470. ISBN/EAN: 9780333252475. Inventory No: 0105786.