St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo (21.5 x 14.5), pp. x, 269, [1, blank]; navy cloth covered boards with lettering in contrasting orange and white on the spine, orange endpapers, illustrated dust wrapper designed by Christopher Mc Vinish featuring reproduction of Max Watters’ The Blue House.
Tail of spine gently bruised; bottom edge faintly rubbed with five very shallow (1mm) dings, none wider than 2mm; top edge of text block a touch dust toned; glue under front paste down has slightly bled onto edges; internally clean and bright; mild edge wear to head and tail of unclipped dust wrapper, light creases to top, a 55mm diagonal crease to back flap. Item #905
A selection of Les Murray’s literary journalism and criticism.