AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)


Saturday, April 16, 2011


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ This book was published in 1974.
What makes the whole book fascinating is that it contains many of Dali's works I have not seen elsewhere...including this cover art.
Many are in private collections.
The introduction is written by J.G. Ballard of Empire of the Sun fame!
(There is no indication in the book what this cover art is called.)
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Dali's space travel
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Pic by Gemma Wiseman

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Cloudia said...

Aloha from Honolulu

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anjoe playhouse said...

I would too be happy to have that book ;-)



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