# 41320

SUMMONS, Elizabeth

The Eric Thake Picture Book (deluxe edition, signed with original photograph)

$350.00 AUD

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Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1978. Quarto, gilt-lettered full morocco in illustrated dustjacket (toned, small chips), unpaginated, contains numerous plates reproducing Thake’s linocuts. Limited to 1000 copies. This is one of 20 special copies with a pasted on slip to the colophon ‘Nos. 1L – 20L are bound in full leather and contain 5 loose plates and are signed by the artist and author’. This copy is number 1L, signed by both Eric Thake and Elizabeth Summons, it does not contain 5 loose plates, however tipped on to the verso of the front free endpaper is an original photograph of publisher Richard Griffin, taken in his Mathoura Road apartment, his publications on a side table and Eric Thake linocuts on the wall.


The Pat Corrigan Collection of art related books, letters and photographs, paintings and drawings, Sotheby’s Melbourne, 29 April 1998, lot 372, auction slip enclosed

Elizabeth Summons (the author)

by descent