ONE MAN IN HIS TIME : Edward Bishop Master Builder 1844-1902 (Signed Copy)

By: Bishop, Marjorie de Freyne

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xi, + 98pp., floor plan layout front endpaper. Sepia halftone plate illustrations throughout, including subject-portrait frontispiece. Book clean and square. Illustrated boards covered with permanent clear adhesive film, which is partly soiled, including overlap on pastedowns. Signed by author on limitation page (500 copies printed, of which 45 were numbered and signed - this copy is signed only). The story of Melbourne, Victoria colonial master builder Edward Bishop (1844-1902), written by his eldest grand-daughter Marjorie de Freyne Bishop (1904-1989). The author lived all of her life in the suburbs her grandfather helped shape - Box Hill, Blackburn, Mont Albert, Canterbury, and Hawthorn . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Acks., 8 chapters, Appendices, Notes. Book weight approx. 235g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: ONE MAN IN HIS TIME : Edward Bishop Master Builder 1844-1902 (Signed Copy)

Author Name: Bishop, Marjorie de Freyne

Categories: Signed Books, Australian Biography, Australian Local History,

Publisher: Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, The Craftsman Press: 1979

ISBN Number: 0909108129

ISBN Number 13: 9780909108120

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 012978

Keywords: Biography, Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, Builders, Building and Construction, Colonial Victoria, Bishop, Edward, 1844-1902, Bishop, Marjorie De Freyne, 1904-1980, Signed Books