VG++ large format paperback in stiff wraps. 8"x10". 611pp. Comprehensive study with over 300 black and white illustrations and decorations, and melodies for 96 broadsides and songs. Edition limited to 350 numbered and signed copies - this is number 33, signed by author ffep. Please enquire for ex-UK shipping as book is heavier than ABE's standard quoted rate. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Farewell to Judges & Juries: The Broadside ...
Publisher: Red Rooster Press
Publication Date: 2000
Edition: Limited Edition.
Book Description Hotham Hill, 2000. Soft cover. Condition: Fine. Quarto, pp. (xxiv), 612, profusely illustrated including facsimiles of title pages and broadsides; original stiff wrappers. An outstanding work which forms, inter alia, an important supplement to Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia. The edition was of 400 copies only. We will advise postage costs and delivery times, which will vary from those quoted by ABE. Seller Inventory # ABE-13135823367
Book Description (Hotham Hill, Victoria), Red Rooster Press, 2000., 2000. First Edition; 4to; pp. xxxiv, 611; illustrated throughout; First Line & Title Index, Name Index & Printers, Bibliography, Notes & Sources; stiff illustrated wrapper; a fine copy. Printed in a small run of only 400 copies, this important work is the first detailed collection of the ballads of convict transportation to be made, and includes approximately 140 broadside ballads and songs, many with tunes, The remainder of the book is made up of an extensive name Index, Index of Titles and First Lines, a Bibliography of works on both transportation and broadsides, and notes on the Sources. The work is an essential reference work for early Australian literature and complements Ferguson. Seller Inventory # 94073