Sir William Angliss An Intimate Biography
1959. First Edition. Original burgundy leather binding excellent, as is the contents which is clean, tight and bright with no previous owner's inscriptions. Frontis portrait painted by Philip de Laslo in 1935. Biography, written by his wife, Lady Angliss after his death. Section 1, departure from England, experiences in the USA, 'steam plus sail' travel to Australia, first business venture, meat exporting business etc; Section 2, addresses the Legislative Council, marriage and family life, the "Big Brother" Movement; Section 3, the Knighthood, old age & tributes. Contains more than 80 full page photos, illusts., caricatures, maps. Tiny split at top of page where pages have been separated, barely noticeable. A very good copy. No dj. 361 pp.
Author: Angliss, Lady J.V.
Published: Hawthorn, Victoria, 1959
Published by: Premier Printing, Little Bourke St., Melbourne