# 44108

CROOKE, Ray (1922 - 2015)

An epistle from Oberea

$450.00 AUD

With decorations by Ray Crooke. Ferntree Gully, Vic. : The Rams Skull Press, 1955. Quarto, hessian bound boards with traditional Polynesian tapa design, 24 pp, illustrated with seven original silk screens by Ray Crooke. Limited to 250 copies signed by the artist; the cover was also silk-screened by Crooke on Thursday Island; a beautiful Australian private press book, locally made by a significant Australian artist. The cover was printed in two variant colours, green and olive, this is the olive variant.

Copies are held in the major Australian libraries (National Library of Australia, State Libraries of Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia etc.)