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Broadside, folded to form 4 cr. 8vo; French-folded pages (including self-wrappers); textured cream paper, printed in black, fore-edges uncut; The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1938. One of 100 copies. Keain 109. *Poem. The printer's statement at the colophon explains that 'The Southwellian was written by my good friend James Devaney on..... More
PRIVATE PRESSES AND AUSTRALIA.
With a Check-List. Pp. [x]+68; printed papered boards, the lower board faintly marked; dust wrapper, a trifle scuffed, tiny chip to head of backstrip; bookplate on upper free endpaper, scattered foxing; The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1972. First edition, limited to 450 copies. More
A BOOK IS BUILT.
More conversations for authors. Pp. [viii]+xiv+56(last blank)+(colophon, blank), title page printed in light green & black, publisher's specification slip tipped-in at end; f'cap 8vo; printed card, lightly soiled, the edges and spine slightly faded; a little light foxing; The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1953. Edition limited to 450 copies, handset by..... More
PREMIER VICTORIAN PAMPHLET.
Pp. (last colophon), decorations printed in red; navy cloth, spine lettered in gilt, edges of boards a trifle rubbed; the free endpapers faintly offset, edges of leaves a trifle foxed; The Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1937. One of 230 copies, printed by Stuart Taylor Pty. Ltd. from hand-set type composed by..... More
THE HAWTHORN PRESS EPHEMERA, 1937-1956.
From the collection of Harry Muir, comprising: 1) THOUGHTS ON MELBOURNE by a famed printing craftsman, Sir Sydney Cockerell K.T., M.A., Litt.D., friend of William Morris and Sir Emery Walker and London Advisor to the Felton Bequest, by Sir Sydney Cockerell. 1 sheet, 29 cm. x 21.7 cm., verso blank..... More
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HAWTHORN PRESS.
Pp. xiv+146, tinted frontispiece and 30 pages of illustrations, indices; tall post 4to; red cloth, lettered in gilt; binder's ticket at foot of upper pastedown; Marble Hill Press, Norton Summit, South Australia, 1996. Edition limited to 82 numbered copies (75 for sale), signed by the Compiler. *With two coloured photographs..... More