John Howard Angas. Pioneer, Pastoralist, Politician and Philanthropist
Adelaide, Vardon and Pritchard, 1905.
Octavo, [vi], 309 pages plus 14 plates.
Gilt-decorated purple cloth a little flecked and mottled; spine sunned, a little marked, and slightly worn at the head; endpapers slightly rubbed; a very good uncut copy.
The recto of the frontispiece has the original ownership signature (dated 6 May 1911) of Mrs Gilbert Wood, the widow of George Wood, the founder of the wholesale grocers G. Wood and Sons. This is lightly red-pencilled out and beneath it is the signature of George S. Fowler, of another major Adelaide firm of merchants, D. & J. Fowler; his bookplate (designed by Helen Bakewell) is on the pastedown.