JIM & MOLLY: Two Special Australians

By: Stapleton, Ian

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(xii), + 132pp., plus (lxxvi). B/white halftone plate illustrations throughout (various sources). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain black boards undamaged. A nondescript inscription on ffep., else textblock unmarked. Monochrome, portrait-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. The paths of the author, Ian Stapleton, and local identity Jim Kingwill crossed when Ian was sourcing old building materials for a construction project on a remote stretch of the upper Macalister River in Victoria's alpine country. So began a long friendship between the author, Jim Kingwill (1918-2005) and Jim's sister Florence Mary (Molly) Lanigan (1904-?). This is their story . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Chance of Fate, Jim, Molly, Great Expectations, Pictorial Tribute to Alpine Gold Mining Towns, Information about Alpine Towns, Kingwill Family, Bibliography, Future Thoughts. Book weight approx. 540g.

Title: JIM & MOLLY: Two Special Australians

Author Name: Stapleton, Ian

Categories: Australian Local History, Australian Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Licola, Victoria, Australia, Wollangarra, Inc.: 1992

ISBN Number: 0646124404

ISBN Number 13: 9780646124407

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 012995

Keywords: Biography, Australia, Victoria, Wollangarra (Vic.), Kingwill, James Francis (Jim), 1918-2005, Lanigan, Florence Mary (Molly), 1904-?, Stapleton, Ian