Australia Story Book. The Pictures Can Be Cut Out.
Australia Story Book. The Pictures Can Be Cut Out.
Australia Story Book. The Pictures Can Be Cut Out.

Australia Story Book. The Pictures Can Be Cut Out.

England: Tree Brand, [1968]. Three fold color lithographed children's cut out craft booklet, with illustrations including Famous Serpentine Falls; Darling Range W. Australia; Pearling; Kangaroos at Home; Koala Native Bear; Settlers Home in the Bush; Harvesting Wheat [in] S. Australia (horse drawn thresher); The Duck Billed Platypus (Strongest Living Animal); Sheep Drover Queensland; and Banana Growing W. Australia. The images used make the fold out look much older.

British children's story of Australia, narrated by a child whose uncle has just returned from a visit, and describing Melbourne, the Bush, sheep ranches, an old prospector, Christmas in Australia, beaches, kangaroos, emus, platypus, koala, and the Australian "blackfellow".

Opens to 3 panels, with cut outs on 2 panels, and text inside. Oblong folded sheet, 5pp. Color pictorial covers, with "Australian Blackfellow" and flag at front cover. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2". Trove 7318142 (1 copy) National Library of Australia.

Very ephemeral; we have not come across another copy. Very good condition. Item #23973

Price: $125.00

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