SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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MASON, Cyrus.
Six tinted lithographs, representing the Australian Digger, Sketched by Glover, drawn on stone by Cyrus Mason.

Published
Melbourne: Cyrus Mason, 38 Flinders Lane East, 1855.
References
Ferguson 12320; not in Wantrup; Bobins 1114.
Plates
6
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
25001-100000
Published
Melbourne: Cyrus Mason, 38 Flinders Lane East, 1855.
Ref
5005

Oblong folio (11.5" x 15") 6 tinted lithographic plates heightened with gum arabic, loose as issued. Original printed yellow wrapper with paper loss filled in and text intact, new brown cloth folding box with morocco label. An extremely rare complete set of prints by two important goldfields artists, Cyrus Mason and Henry Heath Glover. Coloured plates in order: 1. Off to the Diggings. 2. Camping on the Road. 3. The Disputed Claim. 4. The Drive. 5. A Good Day's Work. 6. The Lucky Return.