# 28781


The life and times of Captain John Piper

$450.00 AUD

Illustrated by Adrian Feint. Sydney : Benjamin Waite for the Australian Limited Editions Society, 1939. Quarto, gilt-lettered maroon polished calf over bevelled boards, scarce paper dustjacket (a couple of small chips), publisher’s slipcase box with paper title label, illustrated endpapers, pp. xvi; 201, fore and lower edges uncut, illustrations by Adrian Feint, a fine copy. Limited to 350 numbered copies signed by Marjorie Barnard and Flora Eldershaw, a fine copy.

‘The type is Baskerville, set by Edward Rogan and Ronald Harris. The presswork has been done by William Cooper and the binding by Albert Waite’ – colophon.

M. Barnard Eldershaw was a pseudonym used by Marjorie Barnard & Flora Eldershaw.

Loosely enclosed : the original subscription form to the Australian Limited Editions Society.