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Life rarely tells: an Australian boyhood (1958) by Jack Lindsay, an grangerized copy presented to Harry Chaplin by the author in 1961, with typescript inserts and a photograph

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MLMSS 9728

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nmQdVRxn

Life rarely tells: an Australian boyhood (1958) by Jack Lindsay, an grangerized copy presented to Harry Chaplin by the author in 1961, with typescript inserts and a photograph

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Life rarely tells: an Australian boyhood (1958) by Jack Lindsay, an grangerized copy presented to Harry Chaplin by the author in 1961, with typescript inserts and a photograph

Full title

Life rarely tells: an Australian boyhood (1958) by Jack Lindsay, an grangerized copy presented to Harry Chaplin by the author in 1961, with typescript inserts and a photograph

Date

1958, 1961

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9728

Record Identifier

nmQdVRxn
Physical Description

Contents

0.05 meters of textual material, 1 bookplate, 1 photograph (1 box) - typescript; printed; black & white ; - manuscript

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Copyright status : In copyright

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1 bound volume with coloured book-jacket. 'Life rarely tells: an autobiographical account ending in the year 1921 and situated mostly in Brisbane, Queensland by Jack Lindsay'. London: Bodley Head, 1958. 224 pages and 10 pages of plates and images.

The book includes a Harry Chaplin bookplate by Lionel Lindsay pasted in on front endpaper and a...

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Full title

Life rarely tells: an Australian boyhood (1958) by Jack Lindsay, an grangerized copy presented to Harry Chaplin by the author in 1961, with typescript inserts and a photograph

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

Inscribed: 'To Harry Chaplin / this book, which is one of / my favourites among my work, / with all good wishes / Spring '61 London / Jack Lindsay'

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Bookfinders, August 2012.

Administrative / Biographical history

Harry Floyd Chaplin (1895–1988) was the proprietor of the Chaplin-Elliott Dental Company in Sydney. For many years he was well known as a successful businessman and passionate collector of Australian books, printed ephemera, manuscripts and letters.

Norman Lindsay was a celebrated Australian artist, etcher, sculptor, writer, cartoonist and s...

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MLMSS 9728

Record Identifier

nmQdVRxn

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Reference code

1369385

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