Lot 7: The Art of Rubery Bennett

Sydney Rare Book Auctions

February 17, 2018
Ultimo, Australia

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Description: The Art of Rubery Bennett. 23 Reproductions in Full Colour. With an introduction by William Dargie. Sydney, Angus and Robertson. 1954. First Edition. Quarter cloth and papered boards. The end papers and papered boards are foxed, with a little internal foxing. The book is signed three times by Rubery Bennett. On the page opposite the title page is an original watercolour sketch by Rubery Bennett, measuring 9 x 11.5 cms. Underneath is an inscription: "To Vic Watt, my old pal. Rubery." Inserted is a signed watercolour sketch by Bennett, measuring 6 x 9 cms. This is on a folding greeting card which is inscribed: "To wish you both a very happy Christmas. Rubery." Also signed, W.R.Bennett. A similar folding card with an original watercolour sketch measuring 8 x 6 cms, titled "Mt. Conway Cent. Australia." and signed by Rubery Bennett. Also inserted are two handwritten letters and a handwritten card from Bill Dargie. There is also a printed greeting card, inscribed and signed by Rubery.
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Sydney Rare Book Auctions
February 17, 2018, 1:00 PM AEDT

Ultimo, Australia

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