# 18908

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

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

  • Sold

At the head of title: Greetings from Australia. Melbourne : Pater’s Printery, [c.1911]. Square duodecimo, original pictorial wrappers with yapp edges (pale foxing, slightly worn), original string ties, printed title page with an early gift inscription, [12] twelve chromolithographic plates of Australian birds in natural settings; a very good copy, internally pristine. Muir 704.

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