Sturt, the Chipped Idol. A Study of Charles Sturt, Explorer ... With a Medical Commentary by Sir Kenneth Noad

Sydney, Sydney University Press, 1979.

Octavo, [xiv], 270 pages with 5 maps plus endpaper maps.

Papered boards lightly bumped on the top corners; an excellent copy with the lightly scuffed dustwrapper.

The systematic destruction of the Sturt legend (created mainly 'by his writings and posturings') and the synthesis of a man 'more credible, more human, of greater depth and complexity, but still brave and worthy, if in a different way'.

Item #87127

Price (AUD): $35.00

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