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When the sun took the colour away
Albert Park, Vic. : Lilly Pilly Books, 1987. 'The first edition ... is limited to fifteen numbered copies. The text and illustrations were cut and hand-coloured by Irena Sibley and printed by Benedict Sibley. This book is copy No. 4 [signed in pencil] Irena Sibley, 1987.' Folio, bound by Richard Griffin in blue calf over red cloth, with inset linoleum block print to upper board, [52] pp of linoleum block-print plates and calligraphic text (calligraphy by Mary Carson); in pristine condition. Lithuanian-born Melbourne artist and conservationist Irena Sibley's superbly illustrated book tells the story of Arthur, a young boy whose paintings inspire the sun to restore light and vibrancy to a grim, colourless world. Copies of the first edition are held in the National Library of Australia, State Library of New South Wales, State Library of Victoria, and State Library of Queensland.
      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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