# 43659

BARNETT, P. Neville

Australian book-plates and book-plates of interest to Australia (Special edition)

$1,250.00 AUD

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Sydney : privately printed [Beacon Press], 1950. The Special edition, limited to 85 copies signed by the author (a standard issue of 200 copies was also published). Quarto, papered boards in quarter imitation parchment (slightly worn), printed dustjacket (edges worn, light foxing), acetate jacket, a couple of chips, 280 pp, extensively illustrated with bookplates, some of which are original graphics tipped-in; a fine copy of this magnificent showcase of Australian bookplates. Artists include Norman Lindsay, Adrian Feint, Alan Jordan, G. D. Perrottet, and Lionel Lindsay, among many others.

The Special edition contains additional tipped-in bookplates to the standard edition.

Provenance :

Douglas Thomas, his bookplate to front pastedown

Rodney Davidson, his bookplate to front free endpaper