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The Astonished Earth by Humphrey Kempe

The Astonished Earth by Humphrey Kempe

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The Astonished Earth

by Humphrey Kempe

Heinemann, 1958, [First Edition], colour frontispiece, black and white plates, black and white illustrations in text, hardcover

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, foxing to fore edges, tear to spine edge (see photographs)

“Account of land reclamation by irrigation. 'In 1939 Lindsay Point was an undistinguished piece of Murray River frontage, much of it windswept, eroded and bare.... Today healthy sheep and cattle stand knee deep in clover, with leafy windbreaks to shelter them, and the homestead is surrounded by trees..”

 

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