The Heritage of J.J. Hilder

Hilder, J.J.; Hilder, Brett


Publisher: Ure Smith
Place Published: Sydney
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1966
Illustrator: hand-tipped colour plates/b&w illustrations
Size: 4to

1st Edition of this selection of works by J.J. Hilder, with text by the artist’s son Brett; being a companion volume to The Art of JJ Hilder, containing works not included in that volume; includes chapters giving the story of the Hilder Family, brief details of JJ Hilder’s life, family portraits, family tree, the artist’s wife (and including her own recollections), list of paintings, list of oil paintings and monotypes, list of works in artist’s sketch-book, exhibitions, bibliography, and also includes an illustrated chapter on other artists in the Hilder family; foreword by Lloyd Rees; 30 hand-tipped colour plates, including one frontispiece opposite title page; black cloth boards with gilt squirrel motif to front board, and gilt titling to spine; former owner’s name-label to front endpaper; toning/foxing to edges of some pages, heavier foxing to edges of prelims, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper sunned to lower edge front panel, and to edges around rear panel, minor loss (1cm) lower front, o.w. Good-Very Good.

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