Melbourne, The Hawthorn Press, 1942.
Octavo,  pages.
Plain card covers with attached overlapping wrappers lightly sunned and bumped; an excellent copy.
One of only 150 copies, printed by John Gartner; the first publication of the Australian Bookplate Club. Provenance: Edward Edgar Pescott (1872-1954), horticulturalist, naturalist, author and book-collector, with his signature on the title page. He has also signed the list of members at the end of the book, along with 13 other foundation members. These include R.H. Croll, John Gartner, Verity Hewett, Sybil Craig, George Perrottet and William Hunter.