Aboriginal Art of the Western Desert by Geoff Bardon ( Signed Copy)


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Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. First Edition. Adelaide, Rigby, 1979. Quarto, 71 pages with 24 colour plates, each with an accompanying explanatory diagram (and generally with a portrait plate of the artist). Papered boards; edges, endpapers and adjacent pages foxed; an excellent copy with the dustwrapper in similar condition albeit sunned on the spine. The first book published on the Papunya painting movement by the man responsible for its development. It presents ‘twenty-four of the best paintings by twenty artists who are recognised leaders.

This copy is inscribed and signed by the author ” To Eddie Moses 3/6/80″

The illustrated works are by Old Walter Tjampatjimpa, Johnny Warrangula Tjaparula, Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamara, Old Tutuma Tjapangati, Old Mick Tjakamara, Bill Stockman Tjapaltjari, Johnny Lynch Tjapangati, David Corby Tjapaltjari, Charlie Tarawa Tjungarrayi, & many others. Dust jacket sunned at spine & minor edge-wear o/w nice copy.

Foxing to top edge and jacket verso, minor to first and last pages. Slight discolouration to jacket spine.

Quite Rare for a signed copy

Now in a protective plastic cover to prevent damage

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