Davis, Beatrice 1909 – 1992,: Australian verse an illustrated Treasury – chosen by Beatrice Davis revised by Jamie Grant
Book Number: 0240718
State Library of New South Wales Press, Sydney, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: various. First Edition. colour illustrated dustjacket by Brett Whiteley, slightly rubbed across the top edge with several 1 mm tears, and rubbing at the bottom of the spine. Colour illustrated hardcover binding, replicates the dustjacket. The heel of the spine is bumped. There is no other damage to describe. Synopsis:Revised edition of a work first published in 1984 as 'The Illustrated Treasury of Australian Verse' selected by Beatrice Davis, well-known Australian literary figure and senior editor of Angus & Robertson from 1937 to 1973. The collection scans the Australian scene from first settlement to the present day. Arranged chronologically, it covers the works of Adam Lindsay Gordon, James McAuley, Judith Wright, Henry Lawson and 'Banjo' Paterson as well as modern day poets. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 331, (5) pages, including index of authors with brief biographies and select bibliographies, and sources of illustrations. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: poetry; Australia; ISBN: 0730589064. ISBN/EAN: 9780730589068. Inventory No: 0240718. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.