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. Tan cloth, gilt lettering and decoration, acetate jacket.

    Scarcely available children’s story by Australian artist Christian Marjory Emily Carlyle Yandell Waller (1894-1954) This is one of the 800 standard issue copies bound in tan cloth of the total edition of 1,000 (15 being produced in leather, and 185 in scarlet buckram). Printed by photolithography from the single copy produced by The Golden Arrow Press, Melbourne, 1932. This is number 554 and is signed by Waller’s niece, Australian potter Klytie Pate. WHITE 9435.

    Mottling to cloth edges and near tail edge of upper board. Minor shelf wear to jacket. Good Condition.


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