The Fatal Shore; A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia 1787-1868

By: Hughes, Robert

Price: $35.00 USD

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Book Condition: Fine


Original illustrated copper cloth on boards. The author gained prominence as an art critic with his book, The Art of Australia, in 1966. Shortly before this some of his poems and one of his drawings were criticized as being plagiaristic. He left Australia for Europe, where he wrote for various papers. This book, The Fatal Shore, became an international best-seller in 1987. Heavy book will need extra postage. 643 pp.

Title: The Fatal Shore; A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia 1787-1868

Author Name: Hughes, Robert

Illustrator: Denys Baker (Maps)

Categories: Social History,

Edition: Fourth Printing

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket in Slipcase

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 008048

Keywords: NOISBN Social History