Item #1907 Untold Lives. Rosemary DOBSON.
Untold Lives

Untold Lives

Canberra: Officina Brindabella, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover : pp. 40 : Frontispiece wood engraving by Mike Hudson : Quarter cloth with a siding paper silk-screened in red, grey and pink : limited edition this being 15 of 240 copies : SIGNED by author and publisher : Mylar dust jacket

Publisher's prospectus and two signed handwritten notes from the publisher loosely inserted.

[A Licence to Print, 25]. Fine. Item #1907

In A Licence to Print Bolton recalled this as, ''[a] nice book, although the 12-point Granjon is perhaps a little too big. I had had the idea for some time of creating a patterned paper. It was designed by Adrien Young, with whom I've worked for many years, and is based on the wood-engraved motif by Rosalind Atkins. Robin Tait used it as a siding paper in the binding. I like it very much, and will use it again, in different colours.'' (p 32)

The granddaughter of English essayist Austin Dobson, Australian poet Rosemary Dobson is admired for her wit and understatement. Her poetry generally follows classical verse forms and demonstrates a deep appreciation of European literary and artistic history and traditions filtered through a uniquely Australian sensibility.

Price: $250.00

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