The Gates of Dawn: A Book Made for the Young
29.5cm x 22.5cm.  pages, black and red illustrations. Tan cloth, gilt lettering and decoration, clear plastic jacket.
Scarcely available children’s story by Australian artist Christian Marjory Emily Carlyle Yandell Waller (1894-1954)This is one of the 990 standard issue copies in the first limited edition of 1,000 (MUIR 9435), printed by photolithography from the single copy produced by The Golden Arrow Press, Melbourne, 1932. This is number 548 and is signed by Waller’s niece, Australian potter Klytie Pate.
Mottling to the top edge of the cloth. Minor foxing, mostly to the edges and endpapers. Single finger mark soil to bottom margin of one leaf. Previous owner’s stamp to title page and colophon. Moderate shelf wear and marks to the original clear plastic jacket. Very Good Condition.