xiv, 313 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 304-307) and index.
" 'Telegraph' Todd became a legend in his own lifetime for introducing Australian colonists to a new information age, but only recently has the full extent of his many and varied achievements come to light. Now for the first time the whole story of Todd's remarkable life and legacy is recounted. In a world of technological change and scientific innovation, his dynamic example remains as potent as ever."--Back cover.