Book prize awarded to GLADYS SYM CHOON
$120.00 inc GST
“Laughing Water” by Ethel Turner
Charmingly inscribed to an iconic and pioneering Adelaide woman
- Inscribed in magnificent calligraphy: A.H.S. [Adelaide High School] 1920. / Knot Untying. / First Prize. / Gladys Sym Choon.
- Adelaide business pioneer Sym Choon, after whom the iconic Rundle Street fashion retail outlet “Miss Gladys Sym Choon” is named, was an early South Australian businesswoman and importer
- First edition of “Laughing Water” by Ethel Turner [Ward, Lock & Co, 1920]
- Cloth cover with pictorial inlay, lightly scuffed at extremities and with faint watermarking to top corner of page edges; an excellent copy