Supreme Federalist The Political Life of Sir John Downer [Inscribed by Author]

By: Bannon, J.C.

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Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xiii, 256 pages Sir John Downer [1843-1915], first in the line of a political dynasty, was born in humble circumstances in Adelaide, yet he became an outstanding scholar, brilliant barrister, premier of his colony and a founding father of the Australian federation. He was one of the committee of three men who drafted the Commonwealth Constitution and in 1901 was elected to the first Senate. The author is John Bannon, previous Labor Premier of South Australia.

Title: Supreme Federalist The Political Life of Sir John Downer [Inscribed by Author]

Author Name: Bannon, J.C.

Categories: Politics,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Adelaide, Wakefield Press: 2009

ISBN Number: 1862548358

ISBN Number 13: 9781862548350

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID265460

Keywords: Australian Politics federation John Downer Political Biography Politics SA Politician South Australia,