Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover 4mo (39 x 26.5cm), pp. (vi), 34; quarter red cloth with cream boards, gilt lettering to spine and gilt signature on front cover, cream endpapers, illustrated dust wrapper.
Head, tail and corners gently abraded; top and bottom edges a little scuffed with a few nicks and indentations, a 45mm dimple to bottom edge of front board and two 20mm dimples to top edge; front board has three small light scuff marks at bottom corner; binding tender at pp. 10 & 11 and 26 & 27; dust wrapper is unclipped with some light edgewear. Item #880
Christopher Brennan (1870-1932) was an Australian poet, scholar and literary critic. He influenced many other Australian poets including R. D. Fitzgerald, A.D. Hope, Judith Wright and James McAuley. In this manuscript facsimile of Brennan’s handwriting he has, “attempted a synthesis of the arts, especially poetry, music and graphic design.”.