Sydney: Art in Australia Limited, 1924. Softcover (25 x 19cm), (unpaginated) pp. [8 pages of advertising], 71, [11 pages of advertising]; saffron wraps with lettering in black, coral title panel on front cover and advertising panel in black on the back cover; richly illustrated with 8 colour tipped in plates, 4 pages of black and white plates, historiated initials*** throughout, often in colour, small line illustrations often feature at the end essays, often in one block colour.
Shallow chips to the head and tail of the spine, 25mm closed tear to head and 10mm nick towards bottom of the spine; gentle abrasions to hinges; light edgewear and gentle cockling along top of front cover; edges of text block lightly toned and foxed; age toning and moderate spotting to matte pages, heavier at the beginning and end of the book and opposite gloss pages, other pages mostly clean; gloss pages are slightly yellowed with age at outer margins but otherwise mostly clean and bright. Item #1037
Art in Australia was an Australian art magazine founded by Sydney Ure Smith and Bertram Stevens and published between 1916 and 1942.