Lot 97

SAMUELS, Cyril (b. 1895).  The Big Game in Australia. Being a Series of Cartoons depicting every incident of the English Tour ... Season: 1924-5. Sydney: Gilligan & Co., [?1925]. 4to. Illustrations (a few marginal tears). Original tan pictorial wrappers, stapled (detached, a few stains). Provenance: R. M. Loader, New Zealand (later signature on upper wrapper); “Bob bought it & said to send to Bill, [?]10/12/28” (inscription in red ink on title). FIRST EDITION. RARE. "I picked this up one morning early in King's Cross in 1984 on a tour of Sydney's secondhand bookshops" (H.B.).

Estimate: £70-£100