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2007-12, 355, 356, Book Launch, Diane Kraal, Print Art

The life and books of P. Neville Barnett

From Chatswood to Edo: the life and books of P. Neville Barnett

Author: Diane Kraal

Published in Melbourne, Australia, 2007

Softcover 220mm x 185mm, 20 black and white photographs, 102 pages

Sydney-based P. Neville Barnett (1881–1953) wrote and published twenty-four limited edition books in his lifetime. Barnett, in his role as a dealer, author and book designer, was part of the Sydney milieu of print art enthusiasts in the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Barnett was acquainted with the likes of Lionel Lindsay, Hardy Wilson, Jim Tyrrell and Sydney Ure Smith and nurtured an early interest in the print art of bookplates that extended to books on Japanese woodblock prints, his other great passion. For further information see: http://barnettweb.tripod.com/index.htm

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Limited Edition of 30 copies (individually numbered); can be signed by author upon request. Price (incl. postage in Aust.) $41 Send payment to: Dr Diane Kraal 3rd floor, David Myers Building, La Trobe University Bundoora Victoria 3086, AUSTRALIA

Enquiries by email: d.kraal@latrobe.edu.au

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