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BOOTHBY, Mabel F. (1870 - 1944)

An autobiography of a laughing jackass

$145.00 AUD

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Melbourne : P.T. Law & Co., [1916]. Second edition. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (light edge wear), string bound, a few marks to the lower wrapper, gift inscription to title page, dated 1916, pp. 12, one colour and one folding black and white plate, light toning, a good example. A charming children’s book about the daily life of a kookaburra.

Mabel Boothby was an Adelaide born artist who exhibited her bird and flower paintings in Melbourne and Adelaide in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including at the 1907 Exhibition of Women’s Work.

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