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THE YOUNG MAN FROM HOME - James Balfour 1830 -1913

Publisher: Carlton, Melbourne University Press
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Edition: first edition - h/c in d.j.
ISBN: 0522842380
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Book Description and Condition

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James Balfour was a politician, prominent businessman, newspaper proprietor, pastoralist, philanthropist and Presbyterian layman. Some saw him as a model of worldly success, others called him the "king pin of Victorian Prebyterianism… the keystone of the

whole Wowseristic edifice". The author has shown us a man who fits both stereotypes but is typical of neither. 225 x 140 mm., pp. 12 (prelim.), 184, b/w plates, notes, biblio., index. Contents - no inscriptions, d.j. sl. faded spine. NEAR FINE/VG

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