Canterbury Lambs 3 [+ 2 others: "Canterbury Lambs 1" & "Canterbury Lambs 2"]

By: Baxter, James K. (ed.)

Price: NZ$150.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Both issues in very good condition. Some fading to covers. No signatures. Moderate vertical crease to rear cover of issue 3, and some corresponding light creasing to inner leaves. ; No date [1949]. Scarce. Third issue of a roughly annual annual publication of The Canterbury College Literary Club, which seems to have run for 3 issues (December 1946, August 1947, [1949] Reference: National Library of New Zealand Catalogue.) Issue 3 is edited by New Zealand poet James K. Baxter. In the chronology of Baxter's own publications, this comes shortly after his second book "Blow, Wind of Fruitfulness" (1948). 29, [3] pages. Red paper wrappers printed in green and black on front wrapper. Page dimensions: 215 x 139mm. [+ 2 other issue: "Canterbury Lambs 1", published December 1946. 32 pages + [2] advertisements + frontispiece. advertisements. A 3/4" tear to rear cover; & "Canterbury Lambs 2", published August 1947. [28] pages.] Frontispiece illustration in issue 2 is from a wood engraving by Dick Seelye. Frontispiece illustation in issue 3 is a lino-cut by Shirley Aiken. All issues printed at The Caxton Press, Christchurch. Issue 3 includes the poem "Poem by the Clock Tower / Sumner" by James K. Baxter

Title: Canterbury Lambs 3 [+ 2 others: "Canterbury Lambs 1" & "Canterbury Lambs 2"]

Author Name: Baxter, James K. (ed.)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Christchurch, The Canterbury College Literary Club: [1949]

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 19892