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Geoffrey SERLE

1871 – 1951



Australia 1926 – 1996



commenced 1972 – 1996

publisher (organisation)

Percival Serle 1871-1951, biographer, bibliographer, anthologist and art curator: a memoir. 1988 Description: comprises 59 pp including preface, plus end papers, frontispiece, title page and colophon.
Place made: Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, offset lithographs, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates; monotype letterpress text Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove Mohawk Superfine paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 196/350
Edition: edition of 350

Edition Notes: This edition of 350 copies was designed and printed by A.T. Bolton at the Officina Brindabella, 1988. It is the fifteenth book of the press. The type is Monotype Baskerville and the paper is Mohawk Superfine. Test composition by C.D. FitzHardinge-Bailey. The frontispiece (of PS about 1925, by Lafayette, Collins Street) and endpapers (from a family snapshot of Asolo) were printed by offset lithography by Goanna Print, Canberra. Hand-binding and paper decoration by Helen Wadlington.
Primary Insc: signed colophon centre in black ink, 'Geoffrey Serle'. not dated. not titled. inscribed with edition information colophon centre in black ink, '196'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 24.1 h x 15.1 w x 1.1 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Meredith Hinchliffe 2016. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2016.190
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Meredith Hinchliffe, Canberra, 2016.