The Pen Drawings of Norman Lindsay. Published by Angus & Robertson Ltd. Limited Edition of 200 copies, 150 for sale, this being number 50, fully signed by Norman Lindsay.
This is the very first collection of Norman Lindsay's pen drawings, and this limited edition exceptionally rare. There is an Introduction, essay, and "His Inspiration and Techniques" by Lionel Lindsay. A finely printed volume from Art in Australia (they published a different collection in 1931 which was reprinted in 1974).
The plates are, in order of appearance. Illustration to Shakespeares Henry IV This drawing is dated 1896 the year in which it was first exhibited; it was actually drawn in 1894, when Norman Lindsay was fifteen. Title Page for The Decameron of Boccaccio. The Spirit of the Earth.
The Girl, the Boy and the Garden God. On the Tail of the Flight. Each Man fought for Himself.The Story of the Abrolhos. The Poems of Villon (plate 44). The Poems of Villon (plate 46). The Poems of Villon (plate 48). The Old Bachelor of Congreve. Panurge and the Ladies of Paris. Leon Gellerts Songs of a Campaign. There is no foxing - an incredible copy.
Bright, fresh and crisp internally. There are no damaged, stained, creased, loose or missing pages. There are no previous owners' inscriptions or stamps. The binding and block are firm and the covers are firmly attached.
The book is complete and original. Beautiful plates from over 100 years ago. All items are securely and well packed. Thank you for viewing my item.
The item "1918 SIGNED Pen Drawings of NORMAN LINDSAY, DELUXE ED 1/150, w 51 plates" is in sale since Tuesday, March 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".The seller is "b_80" and is located in Mosman, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.