East Roseville: Gordon and Breach Arts International, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover 6mo (23 x 23.5cm), pp. 120, richly illustrated with reproductions of Garry Shead’s artwork; gold cloth covered boards with lettering in gilt on the spine, illustrated dust wrapper, navy endpapers.
Head and tail very gently bruised; one small nick halfway down spine; top edge a touch sunned; bottom corners have minimal scuffing; top edge of text block lightly foxed; faint brown stains and spotting to the top of the verso of endpapers and first and last pages, top margins are faintly toned throughout, otherwise clean and bright; unclipped dust wrapper has a small nick halfway down the spine matching that on the book, top and bottom edges are curling slightly, top edge a little sunned, very light scuff marks and scratches. Item #949
Garry Shead is an Australian artist and filmmaker and winner of both the Archibald Prize (1992/3) and Dobell Prize (2004). The work in this volume was inspired by author D.H. Lawrence’s novel, Kangaroo.