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Introducing Australia by C. Hartley Grattan

Introducing Australia by C. Hartley Grattan

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Introducing Australia

by C. Hartley Grattan

The John Day Company, 1944, black and white photographic plates, hardcover

Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing to edges and corners, previous owners’ inscription on front endpaper, chipping to covers, hole in spine (see photographs)

“This book is based upon my experiences and activities during three visits to Australia.  My first visit was made in 1927 and extended from early February to late October; my second and longest came almost ten years later, when I spent from December, 1936 until September, 1938 in the country on a grant from the Carnegie Corporation for travel and study; while the third and shortest visit was made in 1940, when I spent September and October there collecting data for a report on Australia’s reaction to the Second World War for the Institute of Current World Affairs...”

 

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