Billy Bluegum or Back to the Bush
Dyson, Edward; Illustrated by Norman Lindsay , Norman Lindsay(illus.)
Place Published: Sydney
Publisher: The Shepherd Press
Date Published: 1947
Edition: First book edition
Book Id: 47279
66pp. Octavo [24 cm] Illustrated paper covered boards. The book is rubbed at the extremities, and the underlying boards are occasionally exposed along the edges. The backstrip is coming away from the spine, and there are small losses from the paper at the ends of the spine. With a bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown, and a contemporary gift inscription on the front endsheet. The dust jacket is tattered and heavily torn. The front inside flap is completely detached, but present.
Illustrated by the Australian artist, Norman Lindsay, who left a vast collection of paintings, etchings, drawings, sculptures, models and history completed over his ninety years. His works are increasingly collectable and demand continues to grow many years since his passing.