Book The New Democracy and the Constitution (1912)

McKechnie, William Sharp

Menzies Location
Study (13c)


Inscription: March 1917.


University of Melbourne crest and motto ('Postera crescam laude') on front cover.

University of Melbourne presentation slip affixed to front endpaper: 'The Bowen Prize for English Essay Awarded to Robert Gordon Menzies, March 1917. [Signed 'Registrar'; indecipherable].

Stamped in purple on front endpaper: 'ROBERT G. MENZIES, Barrister-at-Law'.

Some pencil marks in margins e.g. on page 123 marking the sentence, 'The politician who advises the sovereign people to sacrifice their own present gratification for the benefit of posterity will have a short career.'

Page 124: 'Candidates, who take their chances of election seriously, must do more than merely colour facts to please their audience; they must promise more tempting gifts than their opponents.'

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