A CITY LOST AND FOUND : Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne (Signed Copy)

By: Annear, Robyn

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xii, + 303pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Short personal inscription, "To Mxxxxxx . . . ", signed by author Robyn Annear on first (author bio.) page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. From the rear panel: "The demolition firm of Whelan the Wrecker was a Melbourne institution for a hundred years (1892-1992) . . . Robyn Annear uses Whelan's demolition sites as portals to explore layers of the city laid bare by their pick-axes and iron balls. Peering beneath the rubble, she brings to light fantastic stories about Melbourne's building sites and their many incarnations. This book is about the making - and remaking - of a city." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 430g.

Title: A CITY LOST AND FOUND : Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne (Signed Copy)

Author Name: Annear, Robyn

Categories: Australian Local History, Signed Books, Architecture/Design/Building/Construction,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Black Inc/Schwartz Publishing: 2006

ISBN Number: 1863953892

ISBN Number 13: 9781863953894

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 011746

Keywords: Signed Books, Australian History, Local History, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Whelan the Wrecker, Construction Industry