Published by Angus & Robertson Ltd. Sydney and London
Cover is hard bound burnt orange with patches of discolouration. Black decorative design. Black lettering. Some rubbings and corner bumps.
End papers are intact. Australian map on inside front and back covers. Personal Inscription.
Preliminaries - forewords by Sir Sydney Kidman and Ronald G Macintyre, CMG, OBE, DD, Author's Note, List of Contents and List of Illustrations at front.
Main Text Body - 306 pages. Tanning to page edges. Foxed. Photographs and illustrations throughout.
Edges are even. Foxed.
Spine is tight with no gutter damage. Black lettering.
Page structure is sound with no missing pages.
An Australian legend, John Flynn is renowned for establishing the Flying Doctor Service in outback Australia. Only those who have experienced the dangers, discomforts and difficulties associated with the outback country can realise what it means to have available at various centres, the medical aid and nursing facilities provided by the Inland Mission.This books reveals to everyone that it is people like John Flynn and his devoted bank of workers, the Nurses and Flying Doctors who soften the tragedies of life to the men and women in the far outback.