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The magic pudding : being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff / by Norman Lindsay
Bib ID 2458726
Format BookBook
Author
Lindsay, Norman, 1879-1969
 
Printer (Sydney : W.C. Penfold)
Description Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1918 
171 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Notes

For children.

Approximately 50 copies of 1st issue of the 1st ed. were released and are distinguished by coloured endpapers designed by Walter Syer, printed in light green and decorated with the letters A and R repeated throughout. Preliminary t.p. illus. in colour with printed signature of the artist. Illus. on t.p. and throughout text are in black and white. Bound in cream boards with maroon cloth backstrip. The 2nd issue of the 1st ed., 1918, is distinguished by its blue spine and cream endpapers and is more closely trimmed than the 1st issue.

National Library of Australia's SR, FERG/2684 and MS1925 copies are all 1st issue; FERG/2684 and MS1925 copies have original dustjackets; MS1925 copy signed and inscribed by Peter Scriven with documentation from his Tintookies season of The Magic Pudding at the Elizabethan Theatre, Newtown (N.S.W.) commencing 4 July 1960.

National Library of Australia's two Muir copies are of the first issue (MMq 630) and second issue (MMq 631).

Cited In

Muir, M. A bibliography of Australian children's books, 4263 (green patterned endpapers)

Muir, M. A bibliography of Australian children's books, 4263 (plain endpapers)

Other authors/contributors Syer, Walter
Exhibited National Library of Australia's FERG/2684 copy exhibited: “Story Time: Australian Children’s Literature”, National Library of Australia, 22 August 2019 – 9 February 2020.  National Library of Australia's FERG/2684 copy exhibited: “Story Time: Australian Children’s Literature”, National Library of Australia, 22 August 2019 – 16 February 2020. 

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    MS 1925 (Box 188)
    Copy: MS (hbk)
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    FERG/2684
    Copy: Ferguson (FC) collection (hbk) - 1st issue
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    In Use: Storytime Exhibition
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    SR A 823.2 LIN
    Copy: SR (hbk) - 1st issue
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    MMq 630
    Copy: Muir collection (hbk) - 1st issue
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    MMq 631
    Copy: Muir collection (hbk) - 2nd issue
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