# 10799

MANIFOLD, John; EDWARDS, R.G. (illustrator)

Bandicoot ballads, numbers 9-16 (special coloured edition)

$70.00 AUD

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Lower Ferntree Gully, Vic : Rams Skull Press,1955. “This set is no. 24 of 100 handcoloured. R.G. Edwards '55” (manuscript limitation). Quarto, card portfolio, front cover with illustration and title in red (sunned along edges), containing 8 loose leaf ballad broadsheets of Australian folk songs, with hand coloured lino-cut illustrations by Ronald George Edwards; the ballads are: 9. Bound for South Australia. 10. Farewell to the Ladies of Brisbane. 11. Widegoara Joe. 12. The Overlander. 13. The Old Bark Hut. 14. The Sheepwasher. 15. The Stockman's Last Bed. 16. Bill the Bullocky; inside front with printed list of contents; ex libris of G. & N. Ingleton; a fine set.