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New poems / by Shaw Neilson
Bib ID 726614
Format BookBook
Author
Neilson, John Shaw, 1872-1942
 
Description [Sydney] : The Bookfellow in Australia, c1927 
35 pages : portraits ; 26 cm. 
Notes

First issue (suppressed) does not include the poem “Song Without Wine” printed on the first leaf. The more common second issue includes the poem, which was rejected by Stephens but which Neilson insisted be included. 350 copies were produced of the whole edition, including the special signed limited issue.

Reprinted in part from various sources.

One of National Library of Australia's MS copies has annotated typescripts of Neilson's poems tipped inside the covers, and has receipts signed by B. O'Dowd and B. Young tipped in the end papers.

Another National Library of Australia's MS copy is inscribed by the author and is inscribed to R.C. Croll by A.G. Stevens.

National Library of Australia's N copy is the first issue.

National Library of Australia's NL copy is the second issue; inscribed in pencil, "Shaw Neilson was born in South Australia in 1872. By race he is all Scottish - His grandparents were William Neilson. Jessie McFarlane of Cupa."; also signed and inscribed by the author, Melbourne - 20/12/27.

Another National Library of Australia's MS copy is inscribed to H.E. Boote from A.G. Stevens, & correspondence between them is tipped in the preliminary pages.

Another National Library of Australia's MS copy has correspondence between P. Serle and A.G. Stevens tipped in front cover.

Another National Library of Australia's MS copy is inscribed by the author, and has a letter to J.S. Neilson from A.G. Stevens tipped inside front cover.

National Library of Australia's HHP 1504 copy inscribed: "To Miss Kathleen Clarke with all the good wishes of Shaw Neilson, Melbourne 19/7/37." is the first issue.

National Library of Australia's HHP 1504 copy inscribed: "Xmas greetings & best thoughts from Milley." is the second issue.

National Library of Australia's Whelan 742 copy is the first issue, inscribed and signed by the author at Melbourne 30/8/39.

National Library of Australia's Whelan 742 copy is the second issue, signed by the author.

National Library of Australia's PAL 820.9 P176 N414 copy is the first issue.

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    HHP 1504
    Copy: Copy 1 pbk (Pearce collection copy - first issue)
    Special Collections Reading Room - Held offsite
    HHP 1504
    Copy: Copy 2 pbk (Pearce collection copy - second issue)
    Special Collections Reading Room - Held offsite
    NL A 821 NEI
    Copy: NL copy (pbk) - second issue
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    N A 821 NEI
    Copy: N copy (pbk - bound) - second issue
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    MS 1145/item 25-29 Special Collections Reading Room
    PAL 820.9 P176 N414
    Copy: Palmer collection copy (hbk) - first issue
    Special Collections Reading Room
    WHELAN 742
    Copy: Whelan collection copy (pbk) - first issue
    Special Collections Reading Room
    WHELAN 742
    Copy: Whelan collection copy (pbk) - second issue
    Special Collections Reading Room

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