Item #098300 RIGBY'S ROMANCE. Tom Collins, Joseph Furphy, Pseudonym.


A "Made in Australia" Novel. Preface by A. G. Stephens. Pp. xii+276; pictorial paper wrappers, lightly soiled and worn, edges slightly creased and split, the backstrip chipped and split at extremities; large damp stain to fore-edge of several leaves and smaller stain to bottom edge of first few leaves, a little light foxing and creasing; C. J. Degaris Publishing House, Melbourne, n.d.[1921]. First edition, paperback. *In the preface, A. G. Stephens describes the circumstances leading to Furphy's reduction of his original huge manuscript of Such is Life. The excised portion of the text became Rigby's Romance, which was first published serially in the Broken Hill Barrier Truth, in 1905-6. Item #098300

Price: $150.00

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