KELLY, David St. L.
Convict and free : the master furniture-makers of New South Wales 1788-1851
Kew, Victoria : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2014. Quarto, green cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, 377 pp, 24 full-page colour plates and black-and-white illustrations in the text; a new copy.
A superbly produced publication, one which will surely become an essential reference on the subject. The biographies and work of more than 80 of the leading furniture-makers who commenced business in mainland New South Wales before the separation of Victoria in 1851 (it therefore includes makers in the Port Phillip District).