Paving the Way: A Romance of The Australian Bush. Simpson NEWLAND.
Paving the Way: A Romance of The Australian Bush.

Paving the Way: A Romance of The Australian Bush.

London: Gay and Hancock Ltd., 1913.

Thick octavo, black & white photographic illustrations throughout; original dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt.

The first illustrated edition of Newland's romance of the bush, first published in 1893. Paving the Way, although a work of fiction, is famous for its sympathetic account of the plight of the Australian aborigines, in particular the Mulla and Wompangee tribes, 'some of the finest tribes of all Australia'. This attractive copy of the book has a formal presentation inscription to G. H. Ekers from the Menindie Congregational School, dated Sept. 12 1922.

The first illustrated edition of Newland's romance of the bush, first published in 1893. Paving the Way, although a work of fiction, is famous for its sympathetic account of the plight of the Australian aborigines, in particular the Mulla and Wompangee tribes, 'some of the finest tribes of all Australia'. This attractive copy of the book has a formal presentation inscription to G. H. Ekers from the Menindie Congregational School, dated Sept. 12 1922.

Price (AUD): $185.00  other currencies Ref: #3409334

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