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Joseph Furphy : the legend of a man and his book / by Miles Franklin in association with Kate Baker
Bib ID 1599301
Format BookBook
Author
Franklin, Miles, 1879-1954
 
Description Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1944 
xiv, 190 p., [13] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. 
Notes

Library's HHP 4924 copy is signed by Kate Baker and Miles Franklin; has blue dustjacket; and a letter dated Sept. 27, 1951 from Kate Baker to Mr Fawcett tipped in.

Library's Whelan copy inscribed and signed by the author: "Joseph Furphy, I feel sure, would have liked "Such is life" to be in this collection, started by another man who did more for "the large, flat foot of privilege" than it ever did for him, and who, was selflessly "for Australia". To Philip Whelan and Joseph Furphy affectionate remembrance, Miles Franklin. 1945". Also has a folded sheet inserted: 'The Victorian naturalist. A new movement', inscribed by K.B. [Kate Baker].

Library's Palmer collection (PAL) copy is inscribed in in on the front flyleaf, Vance Palmer with "7 Ridgeway Av. Kew E.4" in pencil.

Library's MS 681 copy is inscribed Miles Franklin, 1944, and has several newspaper clippings pasted in.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Furphy, Joseph, 1843-1912.  |  Novelists, Australian -- 19th century -- Biography.  |  Shepparton (Vic.) -- Social life and customs.  |  Australia -- In literature.
Other authors/contributors Baker, Kate

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    NL A 823 FUR
    Copy: NL hbk
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    N A 823 FRA
    Copy: N hbk
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    MS 681, box 3, item 33 Special Collections Reading Room
    MS 4621 Special Collections Reading Room
    HHP 4924 Special Collections Reading Room - Held offsite
    FERG/923 Special Collections Reading Room
    PAL 820.9 P176 F989F Special Collections Reading Room
    WHELAN 328 Special Collections Reading Room

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