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LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

Creative effort : an essay in affirmation. (Deluxe edition)

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Sydney : published for the author by Art in Australia, 1920. First edition. Octavo, quarter cloth over papered boards, spine lettered in gilt (marked); offsetting to endpapers (previous owner’s name to front pastedown), original signed etching by Norman Lindsay tipped-in (lightly foxed), errata slip, pp 292; a very good copy. Limited to 120 copies, of which 100 were for sale. A trade edition was also issued and a second edition published in 1924.

The moral philosophy of Norman Lindsay, focusing on his thoughts on good and evil resulting from his experience of the First World War. During this horrific conflict Lindsay lost his brother Reginald on the Western Front.