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Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 1915 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2008

  • England, Europe 1947-49
  • Europe, United States of America 1958-59


Croatia born 1936


  • Australia from 1950


commenced 1980

publisher (organisation)

The Peregian codex 2008 Description: Illustrated book bound in orange cloth, with slip case. pp. 96, 41 plates

Collection Title: Gleeson, James. The Peregian codex. Sydney: Beagle Press, 2008
Page: collection record
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight textured cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published
Impression: 23/100
Edition: edition of 100

Edition Notes: Clothbound edition of 500 copies of which 100 'delux' copies are in slipcase, numbered and contain an original limited edition acquatint. Books numbered 1-50 contain Surge 2007, and 51-100 contain Storm rods 2007.
Primary Insc: Signed on boookplate inside cover in black ink, 'James Gleeson'. Inscribed on boookplate inside cover in black ink, '23'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 29.6 h x 34.6 w x 1.4 d cm book (open) 29.6 h x 69.2 w cm page (each) 29.0 h x 34.0 w cm slipcase 30.4 h x 34.8 w x 2.2 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Playoust Family Foundation, 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.947.1-1
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the Playoust Family Foundation, Sydney, 2009.