Southerly Buster, by Ironbark.

Sydney: John Sands, 1878. 1st Australian edition. Hardcover. George Herbert Gibson was and English-born poet who came to Sydney by way of New Zealand to be an inspector for the Department of Lands; his poetry is mostly light-hearted and humorous in the style of the bush balladists. 210pp. B&w ills in text by Alfred Clint and Montagu Scott. Purple cloth w/ elaborate gold stamping on cover and spine; edges of pages in gilt all around. Hinge good with sympathetic rebind of the spine and original cloth laid down. Spine covers somewhat sunned; cover corners bumped. Good +. Item #4489

Price: $85.00

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