James FLETTFrank JOHNSONBlamire YOUNG, Pirates, with an introduction by Blamire Young. Enlarge 1 /1


Dunolly, Victoria, Australia 1906 – Glen Waverly, Victoria, Australia 1986



Blamire YOUNG

Londesborough, England 1862 – Montrose, Victoria, Australia 1935


  • Australia from 1885
  • England 1893-95
  • Europe, England 1912-23

Pirates, with an introduction by Blamire Young. 1931 Description: grey cloth bound book, with 6 linocut illustrations

Collection Title: Young. Blamire (intro.). 'Pirates'. Sydney: Frank Johnson, 1931
Page: collection record
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper linocuts, printed in colour, each from multiple blocks; letterpress text Support: antique wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 49/50
Edition: edition of 50; plus other impressions sold seperatly

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: book (closed) 56.0 h x 42.2 w cm
Accession No: NGA 78.1472.1-20
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
  • Acquired by the Australian National Gallery, from an unknown source, by January 1978.