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Australia 1926 – 1996



commenced 1972 – 1996

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A torrent of words, Leon Gellert: a writer's life. 1996 Description: comprising 63pp plus endpapers, frontispiece, title page, contents page, prelude and colophon. Hard bound in grey cloth.
Place made: Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, letterpress text, printed in black and blue inks, from movable type Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Mohawk Superfine paper; thin smooth olive green wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 82/270
Edition: edition of 270

Edition Notes: This edition of 270 copies was hand printed by Alexander Bolton at the Brindabella Press, 61 Stonehaven Crescent, Deakin, ACT, 2600, the twenty-third book of the press. Text composition in Linotype Granjon keyed by Inter-Typesetting Service. The paper is Mohawk Superfine. Duotone photographs printed by Goanna Print, Canberra. Binding by The Bindery, Burwood, Vic. This is copy 82.
Primary Insc: signed on colophon centre in black ink, 'Gavin Souter'. not dated. not titled. inscribed with edition information on colophon centre in black ink, '82'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 24.3 h x 15.4 w x 1.1 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Meredith Hinchliffe 2016. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2016.199
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Meredith Hinchliffe, Canberra, 2016.