George Fife Angas; Father and Founder of South Australia. Edwin Hodder.
George Fife Angas; Father and Founder of South Australia

George Fife Angas; Father and Founder of South Australia

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1891. First Edtion. Octavo. Item #027553

440 pages, index, includes errata note tipped in on the preface page. The seminal work on the founding of South Australia. Angas was a shrewd businessman and a devout Christian who dealt with the economic decline in England of the 1830's by a major effort to insure that economic and religious freedom would lead to political freedom. Hodder's biography has remained the great study of Angas whose strict religion prevented the exploitation of other English colonization efforts especially in Africa. From the Echunga Institute with their cancelled stamp on from gift label and title page and shelf number on spine. Bound in maroon cloth, spine lettering gilt dark green coated endpapers, corners bumper, some rubbing or fading, rear hinge starting, presentation label from Hon.J.H. Angas, Nov. 1893 to the Echunga Institute.

Price: $135.00

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