Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: Small 8vo
Publisher: Melbourne: Text Publishing, 1998.
A stunning first edition/first printing in As New condition in alike dust jacket, SIGNED by author Murray Bail directly on the title page. Bail also included a little Eucalyptus tree sketch next to his signature.
Set in the Australian state of New South Wales, the story focuses on a farmer who plants hundreds of kinds of eucalyptus trees on his property and says that only the man who can name every one can marry his daughter. Unfortunately, she falls in love with a stranger who tells her fabulous stories of distant lands. Winner of the Miles Franklin Award.
Basis for an anticipated motion picture starring Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman.