STUFFED PARROTS. Frank Moffatt.
STUFFED PARROTS.
STUFFED PARROTS.

STUFFED PARROTS.

Pp. [32], illustrated throughout, no text; small oblong 4to; pictorial glazed paper wrappers, stapled, edges a trifle rubbed; Pegasus Books, Melbourne, 1979. First edition. White (Volume 2) 5718. *With a long signed inscription from the author [to Melbourne bookseller Albert Ullin, dated 16/8/04] on verso of upper wrapper. Incorporating a small sketch of a parrot perching on the first initial, the inscription begins: 'To Albert, I dedicate this book to you Albert and to the lovely achievement of the "Collection! I also dedicate it to the memory of our glorious friend and colleague, Richard Griffin..." The reference is to Ullin's collection of original artwork by Australian children's authors, which included an alternate version of the cover of this book and was later gifted by Ullin to the National Gallery of Victoria. Loosely inserted is some related ephemera: an ALs from Moffatt to Ullin referring to the gift of this copy and memories of Richard Griffin; a photocopy of a letter from Griffin to Moffatt; and a photocopied note to Moffatt from Spike Milligan. Item #151269

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