Publisher:Lansdowne Australian Art Library, Melbourne, 1971
Condition:Very Good Condition
Lansdowne Australian Art Library, 1971, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
128 pages, introduction by author, selected bibliography, works in public collections and alphabetical index of artists. Bright green coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with both coloured and black-and-white reproductions of paintings from Colonial artists. Black coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Minor bumping to the top spine edge and a little rubbing to the book corners. The past there has had some sticking to the rear paste down and rear free endpaper causing a little blemishing. Illustrated dust wrapper ( wraparound ), being a reproduction of Derrick I. Stones' work " River Nile, Van Diemen's Land ", with red writing on the front panel and spine. Fading to the spine and very minor rubbing to the book corners. This book covers the first 90 years of Australia's settlement in painting by its first artists. Included is a selection of aboriginal painting. Part of the Australian Painting Studio Series published by Lansdowne under the general editorship of John Henshaw. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Australia; Inventory No: 0103735.