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Cat 390, Item 11

GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. JOHN FRYER OF THE BOUNTY. By Mary Ann Fryer. Notes on his career written by his daughter. Introduction and commentary by Owen Rutter. Wood-Engravings by Averil Mackenzie-Grieve. Lond. Golden Cockerel Press. 1939. Folio. Or. blue canvas with gilt device on front board. 54pp. uncut. t.e.g. 11 wood engravings by Averil Mackenzie-Grieve. Sl. foxing else Fine. Scarce. One of 300 numbered copies on Arnold's hand-made paper, signed by the Editor and the Artist. This is no 45. Dr.George Mackaness bookplate.    

Cat 390, Item 18

MOUNTFORD, Charles P. NOMADS OF THE AUSTRALIAN DESERT.  Adelaide. Rigby. 1976. 4to. Dustjacket. 628pp. col & b/w ills., including many photographic illustrations. Spine of dj sl.faded & a short tear at the head of dj spine else a good copy. 1st ed. Very Scarce. This book was suppressed because of its photographs of Aboriginal sacred sites and is very scarce.    

Cat 390, Item 24

ROGERS, Bruce. PARAGRAPHS ON PRINTING. Elicited from Bruce Rogers in talks with James Hendrickson on the functions of the book designer. The Large Paper Edition. One of 199 copies signed by Rogers. N.Y. William E.Rudge's Sons. 1943. Royal 8vo. Quarter buckram & paper sides with design by Bruce Rogers. xii,187,1pp. Many illustrations, with four extra decorations in colour from Shakespeare's Poems published by the Limited Editions Club.An elegantly printed volume.    

Cat 390, Item 22

O'NEILL, Helen. FLORENCE BROADHURST. Her Secret & Extraordinary Lives. Prahran. Hardie Grant Books. 2006. 4to. Or.dec.cloth. With paper wrap-around. 250pp. col & b/w ills. Very good copy. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author. Florence Broadhurst was an Australian painter, wallpaper & fabrics designer. Broadhurst was a foundation member of the Art Gallery of NSW & taught printmaking & sculpture at the National Art School.    

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