AMELIA. Maria Triaca.


A long journey. Pp. [vi]+138(last blank), 12 plates; med. 8vo; apricot cloth, spine lettered in white, the boards a trifle canted, bottom edges lightly rubbed; dust wrapper, slightly foxed on reverse, the backstrip a trifle faded; a little light foxing; Greenhouse Publications, Melbourne, 1985. First edition. 'In 1904, at the tender age of fourteen, Amelia Musso and her sister Matilde left the rocky shores of Moneglia in Northern Italy to start a new life on the far side of the world. Amelia's grand-daughter Maria Triaca, captures her grandmother's early days in Italy and the first thirty years of her life in Australia' [wrapper blurb]. Item #157176

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