The Julian Ashton Book from the library of W.P. Hurst editor of The Australasian (with Hurst’s bookplate)

Ashton, Julian


Publisher: Art in Australia
Place Published: Sydney
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1920
Illustrator: colour and b&w illustrations
Size: sm 4to

Tribute to Julian Ashton, with texts by Norman Lindsay, Grace Crowley, W. Hardy Wilson, Christopher Brennan, Lionel Lindsay, C. Lloyd Jones; 27 plate illustrations of Ashton’s work, including a number of hand-tipped colour plates; edition of 600 copies; from the library of W.P. Hurst, editor of The Australasian, signed (presumably by Hurst) ‘The Editor The Australasian’ to front endpaper; Hurst was the subject for Harry Bromilow Harrison’s entry to the 1921 Archibald Prize; printed self-wraps with colour oval illustration; tape-reinforcement to front endpaper at gutters, scattered foxing (mostly light), some offset from colour plates, o.w. Good throughout; wraps rubbed and with old tape re-inforcement to spine.

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