Hillendiana by Donald Friend


1978. "Comprising vast numbers of facts and a considerable amount of fiction concerning the goldfields of Hillend and a commentary both grave and ribald".   Fine. No inscriptions. Friend lived & worked with other Australian artists in the old gold-mining town of Hill End. This book is in fine condition with no marks, in fine unclipped dust jacket. Exquisite drawings by Russell Drysdale, S.T. Gill, Margaret Olley, Jean Bellette, M. Lister, Paul Haefliger. The mining huts, the pubs, the claims, the diggings....incl. contemporary photos by Russell Drysdale & photos from the Holtermann Collection. Plus many other illustrations. A later edition protected by archival sleeve. 82 pp. A wonderful book.

Author: Friend, Donald
Illustrated By: Drysdale, Russell; Olley, Margaret; Friend, Donald; Gill, S.T.
Published: 1978 Ure Smith Sydney, Australia
ISBN: 0725403691
Binding: Hardcover
Jacket Condition: Fine
Book Condition: Fine

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