An autograph letter signed ('Monty') to Rose and Harold [Sheard]; one page small quarto, undated but 1964 from the content. Charles Pearcy MOUNTFORD.

An autograph letter signed ('Monty') to Rose and Harold [Sheard]; one page small quarto, undated but 1964 from the content

Folded once across the centre; in excellent condition.

Mountford has been busy in the eastern states: 'Ayers Rock is in the hands of the publishers, the last volume of the Arnhem Land reports is almost complete, and I am going to get my M.A. Apparently the last examiner (undoubtedly Stanner) was much fairer in his criticisms than the previous one (Capell), who is a cobber of Elkin's'. The politics of anthropology ... (for more detail on the matters mentioned in this short letter, you need go no further than the 'Australian Dictionary of Biography' entry on Mountford by Dr Philip Jones).

Item #59935

Price: $400.00