Sydney: Art in Australia Limited, 1924. Softcover (25 x 19cm), (unpaginated) pp. [10 pages of advertising], 78, [16 pages of advertising]; pink wraps with lettering in black, blue title panel on front cover and advertising panel in black on the back cover; richly illustrated with 5 colour tipped in plates (lacking ‘The Valley’ by Hans Heysen), 20 pages of black and white plates, historiated initials throughout, often in colour.
Chips to the head and tail of the spine, top 25mm of head lacking, 45 x 5mm lacking at the top of the front cover next to the spine; spine sunned with creasing; moderate edgewear and sunning to outer edges, gentle cockling along top of front cover; wraps a touch marked and scratched; edges of text block lightly toned and foxed; age toning and moderate spotting to matte pages, heavier at beginning and end of book and near gloss pages, other pages mostly clean; gloss pages are slightly yellowed with age at outer margins but otherwise mostly clean and bright. Item #1038
Art in Australia was an Australian art magazine founded by Sydney Ure Smith and Bertram Stevens and published between 1916 and 1942.