1960 First Edition.
Published by the Australian Book Society.
Cover is hard bound with Medium Blue cloth. Gilt lettering. Good condition.
Dust Jacket is present. Not price clipped. Author's Bio on inside back flap. Some tanning and discolouration. Small tear on top edge. Reasonable Condition.
End papers are intact. List of Contents at front.
Main Text Body 177 Pages. Fine and clean.
Edges are even and unworn.
Spine is tight with no gutter damage. Gilt lettering.
Page Structure is sound with no missing pages.
An absorbing and dramatic novel of the Australian maritime industry. It's a story of mateship under stress, of man and woman under the northern palms and the automation of the Queensland wharves and the problems which follow.