Lansdowne Press, 1962, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Robin Hill
48 pp., introduction by Graham Pizzey, preface by author, index. Illustrated title page and throughout the book there are 36 illustrations, 6 full-page, mostly coloured, by Robin Hill. The front cover is illustrated by a parrot, with white and maroon coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for front cover, with white and maroon coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. In this book the author, Robin Hill, takes us on the journey through the Australian natural landscape, starting at the sea edge and leading us to the arid inland areas of Australia. The corners are rubbed and bumps and there is shelf wear evident to the bottom edges of book. The head and the heel of the spine are soft and bumped. There is discolouration along the top and bottom edges of book. The endpapers are slightly discoloured and browned. Corners of the dustwrapper are rubbed and bumped. There is some staining to the bottom front edge of the dustwrapper, and top and bottom of spine are slightly creased. The dustwrapper slightly faded. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Robin Hill. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Australia; Art & Design. Inventory No: 0100906.