LINDSAY, Norman.

Water Colour Book.

With an appreciation of the medium by Norman Lindsay and a biographical survey of the artist's life and work by Godfrey Blunden.

Sydney: The Springwood Press, 1939 Stock Code: 125013
£2,250.00

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First edition, deluxe signed limited issue, number 65 of 120 copies signed by the artist. Best-known for his sometimes-controversial nude paintings, Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) is widely regarded as one of Australia's greatest artists.

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Description

Quarto. Original cream silk, spine lettered in gilt, embossed design of a woman to front cover. With the original glassine jacket. Housed in the original purple slipcase.

Illustrations

Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 17 tipped-in colour plates.

Condition

Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. A little offsetting to free endpapers and title page, else a fine copy in the well-preserved glassine jacket, with small portion of loss to head of rear panel, and original slipcase, with tape repairs to edges.

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