The Embarrassing Australian

Harry Gordon

Published by Lansdowne Press, 1962
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As stated on the copyright page, a first edition. Dust jacket spine with abrasion and minor chips to top and bottom. Closed tear to front of dust jacket otherwise light edge wear at various locations; with clear protective cover. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Embarrassing Australian
Publisher: Lansdowne Press
Publication Date: 1962
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition

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Harry Gordon
Published by Lansdowne Press, Melbourne (1965)
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Book Description Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1965. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair to Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Reprint. Clipped jacket has moderate general wear, a few small tears and some very small losses at ends of spine. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Ffep and half-title page excised - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 172pp Size: 145mm x 220mm. Bookseller Inventory # 018963

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Gordon, Harry
Published by Lansdowne Press Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia. (1965)
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Book Description Lansdowne Press Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia., 1965. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Book Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. 172pp. Plus 12 pages b&w photos. Orig published in 1962 (with a reprint also in 1962). Maroon cloth-covered boards with gold lettering to the spine. Tanning to the pages and edges of the text-block. Prev owner name to top of front paste-down. Missing a front blank end-paper. The unclipped jacket has light edge-wear, more noticeably at the spine ends. The jacket is now protected and enhanced by a clear, removable sleeve. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003599

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Gordon, Harry:
Published by lansdowne press 1962 (1962)
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Book Description lansdowne press 1962, 1962. VG/Good+ dj has seen better days. browned and grubby, worn with some splits to edges, rubbed and chipped, with repaired split to bottom edge. price clipped. Boards beneath were well protected by dj, and show as clean and sharp-cornered without blemish. ffeps are clean and bright. reverse of front board has a small sydney bookshop sticker. text and photos are clean and tightly bound in. no inscriptions or marginalia. an uncommon and collectable title. Reg saunders was an aboriginal australian, commissioned as an officer and served in korea with 200 white troops under him. the before and after do not make for comfortable reading - once the fighting stopped. Bookseller Inventory # 40159

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Gordon, Harry
Published by Cheshire (1965)
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Book Description Cheshire, 1965. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Solid binding. Book contains black and white photographs. story of a man who " became the only aboriginal to be commissioned as an officer in the armed forces, and in Korea he commanded 200 white troops". Bookseller Inventory # 026490

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Gordon, Harry
Published by Lansdowne Press, Melbourne (1962)
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Book Description Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1962. Hard Cover. Book Condition: VG-. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. Second Impression. VG-/VG. 8vo. original green textured paper boards gilt (top part of FFE clipped, a little rubbed) in dustwrapper (rubbed & a little frayed, tape strengthened); pp. 172, with illustrations. A very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 015427

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Gordon, Harry
Published by Lansdowne Press, Melbourne (1962)
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Book Description Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1962. Hardback. 1st Edition. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is slightly chipped at spine ends. Book is a little cocked but otherwise excellent. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 172 pages Reginald Walter Saunders MBE was the first Aboriginal Australian to be commissioned as an officer in the Australian Army. He came from a military family, his forebears having served in the Boer War and the First World War. Enlisting as a soldier in 1940, he saw action during the Second World War in North Africa, Greece and Crete before being commissioned as a lieutenant and serving as a platoon commander in New Guinea during 194445. His younger brother Harry also joined the Army, and was killed in 1942. After the war Saunders was demobilised and returned to civilian life. He later served as a company commander with the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) during the Korean War, where he fought at the Battle of Kapyong. Bookseller Inventory # 291509

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Harry Gordon
Published by Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, Australia (1962)
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Book Description Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, Australia, 1962. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. As stated on the copyright page, a first edition. Dust jacket spine with abrasion and minor chips to top and bottom. Closed tear to front of dust jacket otherwise light edge wear at various locations; with clear protective cover. Bookseller Inventory # 003256

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Gordon, Harry
Published by Melbourne Lansdowne Press Nov. 2nd. imp (1962)
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Book Description Melbourne Lansdowne Press Nov. 2nd. imp, 1962. VG hardcover in Good protected d/j. Scarce in any form. Dedication to author on ffep. Slight discolouration of pages and edges of textblock. D/j has some chipping at cnrs. and head/tail of spine. D/j edges rubbed and there are a number of small nicks along top and bottom edges of d/j. 172pp. Bookseller Inventory # 6678

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