Distant Horizons. Mission Impressions

Kensington, Sacred Heart Monastery, 1951/ 1947.

Octavo, 102 pages with 3 maps plus 36 pages of plates and endpaper maps.

Cloth; contemporary ownership details; an excellent copy with the excellent dustwrapper lightly rubbed and slightly chipped and torn with very slight loss.

Dated, (November 1954), inscribed and signed by the author, a Sydney eye surgeon who was 'both Chaplain and Medical Officer to Australian Army Forces in the Northern Territory during World War II. He is now Parish Priest of Darwin' (foreword). The events described in the book occurred in Central and North Australia between 1942 and 1946. Loosely inserted is a magazine clipping about Alice Springs.

Item #108485

Price: $45.00