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James Cant by  Elizabeth  James]. YOUNG - Paperback - Signed First Edition - 1970 - from Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers (SKU: 112779)

James Cant

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James Cant

by [CANT, James]. YOUNG, Elizabeth

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  • paperback
  • Signed
  • First
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[Adelaide]: Brolga Books, 1970. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/Fine. [Adelaide], Brolga Books, 1970. Square quarto, [18] pages plus 27 plates (7 in colour). Flush-cut card covers slightly foxed on the inside surfaces; essentially a fine copy with the fine colour-pictorial dustwrapper. This copy is signed on the title page by the author, and signed and dated (1970) by James Cant, under his frontispiece photographic portrait. (The handwriting clearly shows the effects of advanced multiple sclerosis, the disease that had confined Cant to a wheelchair from the mid-1960s.) James Montgomery Cant (1911-1982) was married to fellow-Australian artist, Dora Chapman. Loosely inserted in the book is a small card (130 x 100 mm) printed with a monochrome illustration ('Drawing ... 1963') by him on the recto; it is inscribed on the verso 'Ruth & Mervyn / wishing you a very happy & prosperous New Year. Love, Dora & Jim'. The recipients were fellow-artists Ruth Tuck and Mervyn Smith. A small four-panel catalogue for the James Cant Exhibition at the 1974 Adelaide Festival of Arts is also loosely inserted.

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Bookseller
Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
112779
Title
James Cant
Author
[CANT, James]. YOUNG, Elizabeth
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Brolga Books
Place of Publication
[Adelaide]
Date published
1970
Bookseller catalogs
South Australia;

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About Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

The business was established in Adelaide in March 1976 and is a longstanding member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB) and the Australian Antique Dealers Association (AADA). A large out-of-print and antiquarian stock is maintained at our retail outlet in the centre of Adelaide; mail-order catalogues of our specializations are issued and a representative selection of our stock is online.

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First Edition
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inscribed
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title page
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fine
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