Art in Australia; Eighth Number. Sydney URE SMITH, Bertram STEVENS, C. LLOYD JONES.

Art in Australia; Eighth Number

Sydney: Angus & Robertson, Ltd., 1921. Softcover (25 x 19cm), (unpaginated) pp. 60, [32 pages of advertising]; grey wraps with lettering in black, illustration in orange and black and border in black on the front cover, advertising panel in black with an orange border on the back cover; richly illustrated with 15 colour tipped in plates, and 14 pages of black and white plates.

Chips and tears to the head and tail of spine; creasing along spine; bottom two thirds of front cover is detached, starting at back cover, tender at gutters; light edgewear and toning to wraps; edges of text block lightly toned and foxed, top edge gently cockled; age toning and moderate spotting to matte pages, heavier near gloss pages; gloss pages are slightly yellowed with age at outer margins but otherwise mostly clean and bright. Item #1036

Art in Australia was an Australian art magazine founded by Sydney Ure Smith and Bertram Stevens and published between 1916 and 1942. This edition features Norman Lindsay’s etching ‘Debut,’ although it is incorrectly listed in the contents page as ‘The Toilet.’.

Price: $50.00

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