The Gates of Dawn: A Book Made for the Young

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    First Edition.

    29.5cm x 22.5cm. [52] pages, black and red illustrations. Red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration.

    Scarcely available children’s story by Australian artist Christian Marjory Emily Carlyle Yandell Waller (1894-1954) This is one of the 185 copies bound in scarlet buckram of the total edition of 1,000 (15 being produced in leather, and 800 copies comprising the standard tan cloth edition). Printed by photolithography from the single copy produced by The Golden Arrow Press, Melbourne, 1932. This is number B153 and is signed by Waller’s niece, Australian potter Klytie Pate. WHITE 9435.

    Slightly cocked. Very minor wear to edges of cloth and slight rubbing to the gilt on the upper and lower boards. A couple of minor handling marks and small crease to the tail fore-edge corner of 3 leaves. Very Good Condition.


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