A Treasury of Favourite Australian Poems - Currey O'NeilVictoria: Currey O'Neil Ross Pty Ltd, 1983, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper which is also faded at the spine. Text complete, clean and tight.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Ribbon Markers ; Black & White Drawings; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;
From the cover: “The poems that have come to be favourites of Australians have, through the years, been sifted by our emotions and have left a chord of recognition in our hearts. Many of the classics are by past heroes of Australian verse and prose such as Henry Lawson, A. B. “Banjo” Paterson, Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall. Some, by the poets of the recent past and today like Judith Wright, A. D. Hope, Kenneth Slessor, Rosemary Dobson and Roland Robinson have moved into the same area of recognition. This presentation of favourite poems will stir the hazy index of first lines that we carry in our heads…”