Title Sixty Years Recollections and Impressions of a Bookseller: Christopher Brennan
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First edition
Publisher Sydney George B. Philip & Son 1939
Seller ID 1338
Philip, George Blackmore. Sixty Years Recollections and Impressions of a Bookseller: Christopher Brennan. Sydney: George B. Philip & Son, 1939. Textured tan paper over tan cloth spine, 13 by 18.8 cm, 53 pp., illus. Boards are slightly warped with light wear and grime, and there are two small glue spots on the rear pastedown. There is a small label (4 by 1.2 cm) for the Macquarie Book Club, Parramatta (a suburb of Sydney, Australia) on the front pastedown. An affectionate account of the Australian poet Chris Brennan by the bookseller who first published him: “The firm of Geo. B. Philip & Son will live in the annals of Australian Literature as the publishers of the first edition of Christopher Brennan’s Poems in 1913, and the writer was singled out for that honour…” First Edition.