AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN. Herbert Brookes, Rohan Rivett.


Herbert Brookes, 1867-1963. Foreword by Walter Murdoch. Pp. xiv+218(last blank), frontispiece portrait plus 8 plates, 2 text illustrations (one full page), notes, index; demy 8vo; maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt, the spine faintly creased; dust wrapper, slightly scuffed, edges lightly rubbed; text block slightly browned, a couple of spots of foxing; Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1965. First edition. *Engineer and first full Australian envoy to the United States, Brookes helped to modernize the University of Melbourne, pioneer orchestral music, and develop and protect the Australian Broadcasting Commission. Item #157464

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