Melbourne: Evelyn Fine Arts PTY LTD, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover : [i-v] vi-x, 1-150 : Forward by Sir William Dargie : 64 reproductions as called for : 23 historic photographs including frontispiece : Light grey cloth covered boards with front illustration : spine lettered in gilt :. Fine. Item #1453
Ernest Buckmaster was an Australian artist born in Melbourne in 1897. He won the archibald price in 1932 with his portait of Sir William Irvine. He served as an Australian war artist during World War 2. This first edition is signed by Norman Buckmaster, one of the books editors and the artist's son.