Hardcover, sm 4to., unpublished copy has matt boards and published edition has matt boards with gilt church silhouette on the cover, blue title label with gilt lettering, frontis, black & white photographs, architectural drawings and floorplans all by Morton Herman, bibliography, notes, index, 222pp each. Both contained in fine black slipcase. Scarce 2 volume set as the first volume is an edition of only 2 copies printed, it was unpublished but dated 1962 - year previous to what is known as the first edition. It was published in 1963 with corrections to layout and typography. Loosely laid in is a letter from Morton Herman on his letterhead to Aubrey Cousins - one of the Directors of Halstead Press thanking him for the rare unpublished first edition. Cousins obviously had the slipcase made for the two volume set and this is his set of the two produced. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Blackets: An Era of Australian ...
Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1962 & 63. First Editions.
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