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That Woman from Java

£12.99

Product description

Author of ‘Kathleen Mavourneed’ and ‘Sands o’ the Desert’. Red board cover with gilt lettering on spine. Webbing a little loose in places. Foxing to edges of pages and frontispiece. Inscribed in ink inside front cover ‘L.A.Docker. An extremely rare text which is largely only to be found in public and university libraries and with very limited availability to purchase. This Australian author, who wrote poetry and fifteen novels under several pen names, is something of a mystery. Dale Spender, in 'Writing a New World: Two Centuries of Australian Women Writers' (1988) mentions her as one of the 'tantalising loose ends' who invite further research. This novel is brimful of colour and sentiment. Its setting is Java, with a picturesque background of native huts and the white villas of a European settlement. The heroine is a mysterious young and beautiful woman who, after various trials and tribulations finds happiness.

Item details

Added value:
Very rare
Author(s):
Quinn, E Hardingham
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1916
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
342
Publisher:
Hurst and Blackett Ltd., London.

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

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About this item

Author of ‘Kathleen Mavourneed’ and ‘Sands o’ the Desert’. Red board cover with gilt lettering on spine. Webbing a little loose in places. Foxing to edges of pages and frontispiece. Inscribed in ink inside front cover ‘L.A.Docker. An extremely rare text which is largely only to be found in public and university libraries and with very limited availability to purchase. This Australian author, who wrote poetry and fifteen novels under several pen names, is something of a mystery. Dale Spender, in 'Writing a New World: Two Centuries of Australian Women Writers' (1988) mentions her as one of the 'tantalising loose ends' who invite further research. This novel is brimful of colour and sentiment. Its setting is Java, with a picturesque background of native huts and the white villas of a European settlement. The heroine is a mysterious young and beautiful woman who, after various trials and tribulations finds happiness.

Added value:
Very rare
Author(s):
Quinn, E Hardingham
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1916
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
342
Publisher:
Hurst and Blackett Ltd., London.

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