# 43153

MOUNTFORD, Charles P.

The art of Albert Namatjira (signed presentation copy of the first edition)

  • Sold

Foreword by R.H. Croll. Melbourne : Bread and Cheese Club, 1944. First edition. Quarto, papered boards with gilt lettering, cloth spine, in illustrated dustjacket (edges rubbed, a couple of short tears and nicks, small water stain to lower panel, but a very good copy), 79 pp, crease to the first few leaves illustrated with b/w and colour plates.

Unusually good copy.

Presentation copy, with a signed presentation inscription on the front free endpaper ‘To Rev. N. H. Lowyck from C. P. Mountford’ and later inscribed with the unexplainable date ‘and given to Helen Maxwell-Wright by Rev. N. H. Lowyck 1943’.