A Fringe of Leaves

WHITE, Patrick. A Fringe of Leaves.

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WHITE, Patrick. A Fringe of Leaves. London: Jonathan Cape, 1976.

8vo., blue cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt; upper edge blue; jacket with painting by Sidney Nolan clipped with new price sticker applied, as is common; pp. 405, [iii]; near- fine, with the odd spot to textblock edge, superficial rubbing to jacket edges and ever-so-slight sunning to spine.
First edition.
This account of an English shipwreck survivor is partly based on the true story of Eliza Fraser, who was shipwrecked off the coast of Queensland in 1836, and subsequently had Fraser Island named after her.