AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE. C. Hartley Grattan.

AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE.

With a Foreword by Nettie Palmer. Pp. 42(including advertisement leaf at end), title page decoration; printed paper wrappers over card, faintly foxed, edges slightly creased, tiny inked annotation on verso of lower wrapper; uncut; faint red ink mark to inner margin p. 14, edges of leaves lightly foxed; University of Washington Book Store, Seattle, 1929. First edition. University of Washington Chapbooks Number Twenty-nine. *Inscribed and signed by Kate Baker (dated Dec. 1929) on the blank preliminary leaf. For her lifelong promotion and support of Australian literature in general - and Joseph Furphy in particular - Kate Baker (1861-1953) was awarded an O.B.E. Clinton Hartley Grattan was an American historian, economic analyst and critic with a particular interest in twentieth century Australian history. This essay was originally published in The Bookman for August 1928. Item #117993

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