# 38609

TEAGUE, Violet; REDE, Geraldine; GREGORY, Ina; ASHLEY, Alf (illustrators)

Birds of the sunny south, with Australian flowers / produced entirely by Australians

$660.00 AUD

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At the head of title: Greetings from Australia. Melbourne : Pater’s Printery, [c.1911]. Square duodecimo, original pictorial wrappers with yapp edges (edges worn, a couple of small chips), original string tie, printed title page, [12] twelve chromolithographic plates of Australian birds in natural settings; a good copy. Muir 704.

A rare publication – both a souvenir and a children’s book – designed and illustrated by Violet Teague and Geraldine Rede, the two Australian artists most famous for their 1905 publication Night fall in the ti-tree.