Adelaide: R. Alistair McAlpine, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover : pp.  56 : illustrated throughout in colour : light brown boards : illustrated jacket
Relevant newspaper clippings loosely inserted; faint rub marks to jacket back. Fine / near fine. Item #4427
The Ern Malley literary hoax perpetrated on Angry Penguins editor Max Harris by poets James McAuley and Harold Stewart is now the stuff of Australian literary legend. The hoax revisited (and reprinted) in this 2017 edition with its introduction by Albert Tucker and recollection by Max Harris.