EMERSON, E.S , LINDSAY, Percy (illus.)
Santa Claus and a Sun-Dial. An Australian Christmas Fantasy
First Edition. Small quarto, numerous full-page plates, text set within Australian bushland theme ornamental borders; original cloth with vivid scarlet lettering and illustration; front board flecked, very nice clean copy.
Melbourne: George Robertson, 1909. First edition With illustrations by Percy Lindsay. This is a presentation copy dedicated by the author to famous Australian poet, Jack Moses (1861-1945). "To Moses of the Jack name with the author's compliments." Moses was an Sydney-based whisky merchant and renowned troubadour and author of the iconic Australian Ballad 'Nine Miles from Gundagai. (Item ID: 467)