Complete Works of Banjo Paterson Singer of the Bush 1885-1900 and Song of the Pen 1901-1941


FINE LIMITED COMMEMORATIVE EDITION - TWO VOLUME SET FULLY BOUND IN LEATHER, IN CALF SLIP-CASE. 1983. Clean, tight & beautiful. Gold gilt images of Banjo on front of both volumes - one as a young man & one as an older man - with gold gilt titles & decorative rulings to front & spines. Slip-case has leather stitching & each volume is accompanied by a large leather engraved bookmark. Paterson's Complete Works with numerous colour images, pencil sketches, photos incl. full-page plates. Full-page colour plates incl Norman Lindsay's cover design for An Outback Marriage, A Letter to the Troops at the Dardnelles, Paterson on the cover of Wireless Weekly, Paterson at time of his return from the Boer war, images of war mementos from the Boer War, cover sheet of Waltzing Matilda, distributed by Billy Tea, Mares & Foals by Frank P. Mahony, portrait of Paterson in Egypt by Longstaff, the Polo Challenge Cup won by Paterson on his horse The Shifter, Neville Cayley's The Kookaburra and many more. Plus b&w full-page plates by Lionel Lindsay of The Witch, the Macaws + more, more, more. Collected & introduced by Rosamund Campbell & Philippa Harvie. Singer of the Bush, 723 pp & Song of the Pen, 790 pp. A real treasure! Heavy set which will require extra postage.

Author: Paterson, A. B. 'Banjo'
Illustrated By: Lindsay, Norman; Lindsay, Lionel; Mahony, Frank; Cayley; Borein, Edward; Lister, W; Longstaff, W; Bowring, V; et al.
Published: 1983 Lansdowne Australia
ISBN: 0701817739; 0701817747
Edition: Not specified
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine

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