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The Life and Death of John Price: A Study of the Exercise of Naked Power

By: Barry, John Vincent

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID288


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ has some rubbing and is a bit grubby - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 204 pages. The cruelty of the notorious John Price, Civil Commandant of the Norfolk Island penal colony and subsequently Inspector-General of Penal Establishments in Victoria, has been recorded in contemporary accounts and in legend. An assessment of the contem... View more info