279101
ADDISON, Joseph

The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq; in Four Volumes
London, Jacob Tonson, MDCCXXI [1721] pp(ii), xxii, (ii), 560; (viii), 584; 624; 594, (18, names of subscribers), engraved portrait of Addison, six engraved plates of medals, vignettes and decorated initials. 4to, full calf, the contemporary boards more recently rebacked in matching calf, spines raised in compartments, gilt lettering. Some toning to paper, but a very good set
The first collected edition of Addison who had died two years previously
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$595

279144
ANON.

The Chatelaine of Vergi: A Romance of the XIIIth Century: Translated by Alice Kemp-Welch: The French Text from the Edition Raynaud: Introduction by L. Brandin, PH.D.
Chatto and Windus, London, 1907 pp112, 5 illustrations (3 double page) with tissue guards. Sm. 8vo, full stamped leather with metal clasps (end of one clasp missing). Very good
A 956 line metrical romance of the later part of the thirteenth century. The Oxford Companion to French Literature describes this tale of love, confusion, betrayal, jealousy, suicide, revenge etc as 'a story told with much charm and delicacy. It forms in substance the seventieth tale of the Heptameron of Marguerite de Navarre.'
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$65

278659
ARMSTRONG, Alex

A Personal Narrative of the Discovery of the North-West Passage
London, Hurst & Blackett, 1857, first edition ppxxii, 616, frontis., map. 8vo, original cloth, rubbed. Top of spine torn. Some foxing and soiling, waterstains to margins, but still an acceptable copy
Armstrong was the surgeon on board HMS Investigator, which, while searching for Sir John Franklin's missing expedition, discovered the North-West Passage
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$695

278991
THE AUSTRALASIAN WHITE CROSS LEAGUE.

A collection of 17 booklets published under the auspices of the league in the 1920s. With titles such as `Purity and Impurity', `True Manliness', `The Vestibule of Girl-Life' and `What Parents Should Tell Their Children', they are all concerned with sex education
Sydney, 1920s all in very good condition
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$395

220249
AVEDON, Richard

An Autobiography
New York, 1993. 2nd printing photographs by Avedon; large 4to, printed cloth boards, clear wrapper. Fine
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$120

225091
BALFOUR, J.A

A Sketch Of New South Wales
London, Smith Elder & Co, 1845. First edition ppvi,136,(24), 8vo, blind stamped cloth gilt. A fine, virtually mint copy
Ferguson 3980. The author's observations about the Colony - he spent six years living near Bathurst on the western side of the Blue Mountains
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$595

278966
BARTON, G. B

Literature in New South Wales [Tog. with] The Poets and Prose Writers of New South Wales
Sydney, Thomas Richards, Government Printer; Sydney, Gibbs, Shallard & Co., 1866. First editions 8vos, half calf, linen sides
Of the first, Ferguson 6774 says `A selective bibliography of New South Wales publications to date of publication, with valuable historical and biographical material and some criticism of the works of the most notable writers. The first attempt to direct attention to the works of Colonial writers'. Ferguson 6776 describes `Poets & Prose Writers' as `A supplement to Barton's `Literature in New South Wales'; this work presents biographies of 14 Colonial writers, including W. C. Wentworth, J. D. Lang, Henry Kendall, Henry Parkes and others
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$1195

279088
BECKFORD, William

Vathek. With The Episodes of Vathek. By William Beckford of Fonthill. Edited with an introduction and notes by Guy Chapman. 2 volumes
Constable & Co., 1929. First edition thus ppxvi, 176, 162, with 8 plates; 8vo, cloth gilt. Top edges gilt, others uncut. Some faint foxing, else very good
Edition limited to 1000 copies. Introduction in English, text in French. Curiously this classic of English Gothic was written in French and then translated into English by Samuel Henley with the author's help. The English version was the first published, in 1786, followed by the French in 1787
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$125

221042
BEDFORD, Ruth

Rhymes by Ruth
Petersham, Sydney, Frederic J. Ridley, 1896, first commercially published edition 32, 8vo, illus. wrappers (sl. darkened), else very good
First publication, written when Bedford was in her teens. She later published several volumes of verse, fiction, and drama. Rare
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$295

278812

The Beginnings of Government in Australia
Sydney, Gullick, 1913 17 facsimiles, [96] pages; folio, original blue cloth. Some browning to paper, else very good
Reproduces the earliest documents concerning the settlement and government of New South Wales
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$95

278733
[BLAND, William]

Letter from the Australian Patriotic Association to C. Buller, Jun., Esq., MP. In support of the petition of the colonists of New South Wales, for the continuance of transportation of convicts to the colony, and of their assignment of private service. May 31, 1839 - Revised March 1843
Sydney, printed by Daniel Lovett Welsh, 1843. First edition pp66. 8vo, bound, without wrappers, in modern leather, gilt lettering on spine. There is a crease down the centre of the pages (presumabley the pamphlet was folded before binding). Some scattered foxing, else very good
The Mackaness copy, with bookplate. The Australian Patriotic Association was formed in 1835, for the purpose of petitioning for representative government in the Colony. Bland wrote letters to various people of influence, in this case the English member of parliament and reformer Charles Buller. Ferguson 3554
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$295

278897
BOCCACCIO, Giovanni

The Decameron of Boccaccio. Translated by Richard Aldington. With Acquatints by Buckland-Wright
London, Folio Society, 1955/2007 pp710, plates; 8vo, full leather decorated in gilt and black. Neat owner name, else fine in fine linen-covered solander case
A limited, numbered, edition of 1750 copies printed by St. Edmundsbury Press, and bound by Real Lachenmaier, Germany, in Wassa goatskin blocked with a design by Jeff Clements
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$295

279109
[BOLINGBROKE, Henry St John, Viscount]

Letters, on the Spirit of Patriotism, on the Idea of a Patriot King: and on the State of Parties, at the Accession of King George the First
London, A. Millar MDCCXLIX [1749], first edition ppxii, 9-252. 8vo, full old calf, rubbed, spine sl. chipped. Internally very good
This anonymous work was one of Bolingbroke's last publications. He wrote `the patriot King in 1738 as yet another move in his political manoeuvering. Together with `Spirit of Patriotsim' and `State of the Parties', they were entrusted, unpublished, to his friend Alexander Pope. After Pope's death in 1744, Bolingbroke discovered he had secretly published `The Patriot King'. In 1749, Bolingbroke published the three essays in the form he wished, with a preface probably a David Mallet, wherein Pope was attacked. Lord Chesterfield said that until he read `the Patriot King' he did not know `the extent and power of the English Language'
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$250

279145
BONINCONTRI, Lorenzo

Laurenti Bonincontri Miniatensis Historiarum Utriusque Siciliae
Ex Typographio Petr. Caiet. Viviani, Florentiae, MDCCXXXIX [1739] ppxxxix, 348, title page in red and black. 8vo, in a modern full calf binding, a little discoloured. Slight dampstaining in the gutter of ppviii-xx, else a very good copy
Bonincontri (c.1410-1490), of San Miniato just outside Florence, philosopher, naturalist and historian, published his History of the Two Sicilies late in his career. The present edition is a self- contained section of an anthology put out in 1739, under the auspices of the Dominicans in Florence, of 'Delights from Learned and Ancient Works' compiled by Giovanni Lami
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$595

221124
BONWICK, James

Astronomy for Young Australians
Melbourne, Thomas Harwood, 1864. First edition pp100 (final. adv); sm. 8vo, original limp cloth, gilt lettering. A little staining to endpapers, else a very good, clean copy
Inscribed to fellow author and historian 'John Shillinglaw from the Author'. Ferguson 7727. Pescott 54.
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$295

278714
[BOYCE, William, editor]

The Gleaner from August 7 1847, to January 30 1848 Volume 1
Sydney, printed by Robert Barr, 1848. First edition pp[4], 388. 8vo, bound in full red morocco, stamped in gilt and blind, spines raised in compartments, gilt decorations and lettering. In a matching cloth slipcase
The first 26 issues of this periodical issued with a title page and Index. The editor was William Boyce of the Wesleyan Mission. The journal deals with Christian matters both in Australia and overseas, and also in general colonial news - immigration, communications between Australia and England, shipping arrivals and departures, visits from overseas dignitaries, pastoral and agricultural news, as well as some poetry and prose. Ferguson 4771
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$1100

245943
BOYD, Arthur

The Lady And The Unicorn. Poems by Peter Porter
London, Secker & Warburg, 1975, first edition 20 full-page b/w plates by Boyd; 4to, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket
One of 1000 numbered copies, signed by Boyd and Porter
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$175

248720
BOYD, Arthur

Narcissus. Poems by Peter Porter
London, Secker & Warburg, 1984. First edition pp56, 20 full-page b/w plates by Boyd; 4to, cloth. Faint watermark on dust jacket (only), else fine in fine dust jacket
One of 500 numbered copies, signed by Porter. This is number 83, one of the 100 reserved for the poet and artist
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$150

278708
BRAIM, Thomas Henry

A History of New South Wales, from its Settlement to the Close of the Year 1844.Two volumes
London, Richard Bentley, 1846 ppvi,320,342, 2 litho plates, text ills; 8vo, original green cloth, gilt lettering, original cloth laid over new spines, spotting to margins and rear of plates, else a very good set
Ferguson 4241. Braim, a Church of England Clergyman, arrived in the Colony in 1835 to take up the post of Headmaster of Hobart Town Grammar School. His support of Governor Arthur's liberal policies on education and the aboriginal question brough him into disfavour in Hobart. In 1842, with a recommendation from Bishop Broughton, he was appointed Headmaster of Sydney College (now Sydney Grammar), after the retirement of William Cape
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$395

279081
BROADHURST, R. J. C. translator

The Travels of Ibn Jubayr. Being the chronicle of a mediaeval Spanish Moor concerning his journey to the Egypt of Saladin, the holy cities of Arabia, Baghdad the City of the Caliphs, the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, and the Norman Kingdom of Sicily. With an introduction and notes
London, Cape, 1952, first edition pp430, large folding map; 8vo, cloth, very good in dust jacket
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$110

278771
[BROUGHTON. W. G.]

Minutes of Proceedings at a Meeting of Metropolitan and Suffragan Bishops of the Province of Australasia, held at Sydney from October 1st to November 1st A. D. 1850
Sydney, printed by Kemp and Fairfax, [1850] pp24, first and last pages laid down on new paper. Bound in quarter leather, cloth sides, gilt lettering on spine. Scattered foxing and tanning, some chipping to paper edges, else a nice copy in this modern binding
`The convening and assembling of the Conference of Bishops... in 1850... was the crowning event in Broughton's career' (Whitington). Attended by Bishops Short (Adelaide), Selwyn (New Zealand), Nixon (Tasmania), Tyrrell (Newcastle), and Perry (Melbourne), its purpose was to address problems, both local and of general interest, which faced the Church of England in Australia and New Zealand. The objects of the conference were discussions on future synods and conventions, the disciplining of clergy, the Liturgy, and education, both in schools and the newly formed University of Sydney. Ferguson 5320
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$495

278732
[BROUGHTON, W.G]

Correspondence between the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Sydney and Metropolitan, and the Reverends F. T. C. Russell, and P. T. Beamish, Deacons
Sydney, printed by Kemp and Fairfax, 1849 pp60, last page blank with an obituary for Rev. Sir Kelso King tipped onto blank. Bound in half calf, cloth sides, gilt lettering on spine. Scattered foxing, else a very good copy
Ferguson 5022
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$395

278582
BROWN, Christopher, and others

Rembrandt, The Master and His Workshop. 2 volumes. Volume 1 Paintings Volume 2 Drawings & Etchings
Yale University Press, National Gallery, 1991 colour & b/w illus, 4tos, original cloth in dustwrappers and illustrated slipcase. Fine
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$195

279106
BROWNE, Thomas

The Works. 3 vols. Edited by Charles Sayle
Edinburgh, John Grant, 1927 frontis. plates; 8vos, cloth backed boards, titling labels. Scattered foxing, else very good
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$125

220991
BURNET, Gilbert

Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time. 2 volumes. Vol. 1 From the Restoration of King Charles II to the Settlement of King William and Queen Mary at the Revolution; to which is prefixed A Summary Recapitulation of Affairs in Church and State from King James I to the Restoration in the year 1660. Vol. II From the Revolution to the Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace at Utrecht in the Reign of Queen Anne. To which is added, the Author's Life, by the editor [Burnet's son, Thomas]
London, Thomas Ward, 1724 [vol.1]; Joseph Downing, 1734 [vol.II] Both First Editions folio, contemporary full calf, rather scuffed, hinges tender. Piece cut from top of titlepage in vol. i but without loss of text. Spine label chipped in vol.ii, which has a 3 inch repair to a tear on titlepage, again without loss of text. Overall, a good copy
Burnet (1643-1715), first confidant, then critic of Charles II, made Bishop of Salisbury by William of Orange, was a prolific writer, best remembered for this memoir, described by the Cambridge Guide to English Literature as 'the work of a good storyteller; his style is conversational, anecdotal, and often prejudiced but it makes valuable reading.'
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$595

279076
BURTON, Sir Richard

Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Mecca. Edited by his wife, Isabel Burton. 2 volumes
London,Tylston and Edwards, 1893. memorial editionr, 1964. First edition ppxxxii, 436; xvi,480, litho plates, text ills., large folding map. 8vos, decorated cloth gilt. Scattered foxing, else very good
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$450

278715
BURTON, William Westbrooke

The State of Religion and Education in New South Wales
London, J. Cross, Simpkin and Marshall, 1840. First edition ppxii, 322, cxxxiv (Appendix); large folding hand-coloured map (10cm closed tear on fold) and 5 folding tables. 8vo, original green watered silk boards, gilt lettering and pictorial devices of church and kangaroo on spine. Small closed split to cloth at top of spine, else an exceptionally clean, crisp copy. With the bookplate of Stephen Le Fanu on front pastedown, and inscribed by the author `To William Watkins Esq., Badby House, Daventry, with the Author's kind regards, 10th August 1840, W. W. Burton'
The author, a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, wrote this as an appendage to a report to the select committee on transportation. Burton claims that transportation has failed because of lack of religious instruction, and suggests several remedial measures. The strong anti-Catholic bias in the book evoked a reply from Bishop Ullathorne, who said that Burton should never preside in his judicial capacity where a Catholic was either a party or a witness (ADB). Ferguson 2943 (calls for 2 errata slips)
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$895

244646
BUSCOMBE, Eve

Artists In Early Australia And Their Portraits
Sydney, Eureka Research, 1978. First edition pp422, b/w plates; 4to, cloth. Fine in dust jacket
No 109 of 500 signed copies (1500 copies were printed)
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$150

279141
BUTLER, Samuel

Hudibras. The First and Second Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars. Corrected and Amended with several Additions and Annotations
London, Printed by T. N. for John Martyn and Henry Herringman, 1674 pp412, sm. 8vo, full old calf, sl. stained, spines raised in compartments, morocco title label. Paper toned, but a very good copy
This was the first combined edition of the two parts of Hudibras, first published in 1663 and 1664. Published anonymously, Butler's satirical mock romance takes aim at just about every available target that presented itself in this dangerous period of English history
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$195

238492
CAMERON, Julia Margaret

The Cameron Collection. An Album of Photographs... presented to Sir John Herschel. Introduction by Colin Ford
London, National Portrait Gallery, 1975, first edition pp144, photoplates; folio, cloth. Very good in the dust wrapper
The first publication of the album by the Victorian photographer purchased by public subscription for 52 thousand pounds
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$85

279149
CARROLL, Lewis

The Hunting Of The Snark. An agony in eight fits. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman
London, Michael Dempsey, 1975, first edition thus pp72, b/w ills by Steadman; 4to, cloth. Very good in sl. faded jacket
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$95

248735
CATO, Jack

The Story Of The Camera In Australia
IAP, 1979 (3rd ed.) pp188, b/w plates; 4to, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket
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$55

279105
CAVE, William

Apostolici: or, the History of the Lives, Acts, Death, and Martyrdoms of those who were contemporary with, or immediately succeeded the Apostles. As Also the Most Eminent of the Primitive Fathers for the First Three Hundred Years. To which is added, a Chronology of the Three First Ages of the Church. The Third Edition Corrected.
London, Richard Chiswell, MDCLXXXVII [1687] ppxxxii, 336, 23 fine full-page engravings by Michael Burghers. Folio, full calf
Cave's lifetime (1637-1713), was devoted to ecclesiastical history. DNB says `the merits of Cave as a writer consist in the thoroughness of his research, the clearness of his style, and above all, the admirably lucid method of his arrangement'
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$450

279137
CHESTERFIELD, Lord

Letters written by the late Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to his son, Philip Stanhope, Esq ... together with several other pieces on various subjects. Published by Mrs Eugenia Stanhope, from the original now in her possession. 4 volumes
London, printed for J. Dodsley, 1774, fiifth edition With a cameo engraving of Chesterfield opposite the title page, half titles present. 8vos, full calf, spines raised in compartments, title labels. Boards rubbed at extremities, spine sl. brittle with tender hinges. Overall a good set
Chesterfield's immensely popular and attractive letters were published by his daughter-in-law, the widow of the recipient, in two volumes in 1774, the year after his death at the age of 79, and appeared in this 5th, seemingly scarce, four volume edition in the same year
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$295

229135
CHURCHILL, W.S

Marlborough. His Life & Times. 2 volumes
London, Harrap, 1947, first 2 volume edition pp1050; 1078, numerous plates, maps, facsimiles; roy. 8vo, original maroon cloth gilt. Edges sl. spotted. Very good
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$195

279119
CLARK, Kenneth

Piero Della Francesca
London, Phaidon, 1951, first edition pp212, b/w & colour photos; large 4to, hard cover gilt. Very good in dust jacket
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$95

230108
CORTILZ DE SANDRAZ, Gatien de

Memoirs Of Monsieur D'Artagnan Captain-Lieutenant of the 1st Company of the King's Musketeers... now for the first time translated into English by Ralph Nevill. 3 volumes
London, H. S. Nicholls, 1925, first edition thus ppxvi, 508; 360;348; tissue-guarded frontispiece; roy. 8vos, blue cloth stamped with gilt fleurs de lis. Very handsome set
Cortilz's fabricated memoir was first published in 1700. Dumas used it for his `The Three Musketeers'
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$125

233182
COX, Philip & David Moore

The Australian Functional Tradition
Sydney, Five Mile Press, 1988 pp228, b/w photos; 4to, cloth. Spotting to prelims, owner signature. Very good in fine dust jacket
`... a remarkable collection of buildings of utilitarian origin whose finer aesthetic qualities have been captured by the photography of David Moore'
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$75

225093
CUNNINGHAM, Peter

Two Years In New South Wales; comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that colony; of its peculiar advantages to emigrants; of its topography, natural history, etc. etc. 2 volumes
London, 1827, second edition, revised and enlarged ppxvi, 346 ; viii, 336, large folding map, 8vos, bound in half calf with raised spines, marbled boards and edges. Minor rubbing to extremities, a very good set
Cunningham, surgeon-superintendent of convict ships, made 5 voyages to New South Wales between 1819 and 1828, before taking up land on the Upper Hunter River. He comments on convicts and free settlers, agriculture, (he wanted to import Saxon merino sheep), inland exploration, education and cultural life. Ferguson 1110
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$695

279090
DANTE ALIGHIERI.

The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. Translated by H.F. Cary. With illustrations by John Flaxman
London, Henry Frowde, 1910 ppxlvi, 578,b/w ills. by Flaxman; 8vo, original quarter vellum, with gilt decorations and morocco titling labels; top edges gilt. Vellum sl. discoloured, edges dusty, else a very good copy
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$110

278228
DAVIES, Alan, & Peter Stanbury

The Mechanical Eye In Australia. Photography 1841-1900
Melbourne, OUP, 1985. 1st edition pp228, photo plates; 4to, cloth,. Fine in fine dust jacket
Still the best overview of and reference for Australian photography
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$295

279138
De QUINCEY, Thomas

The Confessions of an English Opium-Eater. With illustrations and decorations by Sonia Woolf
London, Bodley Head, 1930, first edition thus ppxx, 304, 12 b/w plates with printed tissues by Sonia Woolf, text ills; 8vo, brown cloth decorated in black. Very good in dust wrapper
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$65

279139
DE VALERA, Cipriano

A Full View of Popery, In a Satyrical Account of the Lives of the Popes, etc. From the pretended succession of St. Peter, to the present Pope Clement XI.... To this is added a Confutation of the Mass, and a Vindication of Reform'd Devotion. In two parts
London, printed for Bernard Lintott, 1704 pp(viii), 488. 8vo, full calf, spines raised in compartments. A little rubbing to spine, toning to paper, but very good
According to the title page, 'Written by a Learned Spanish Convert, and Address'd to his countrymen. Now faithfully translated from the second and best edition.' Cipriano de Valera, a former Hieronymite friar, embraced the Reformation, fled Spain,and spent the rest of his life from 1559 in Elizabeth's England as a fellow of Magdalen College, Cambridge. Neither his name, nor that of any translator, appears in the present work.
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$395

279080
DU CHAILLU, Paul B

Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa
London, Murray, 1861, first edition ppxviii, 478, text ills, large folding map; roy. 8vo, rebound in cloth, morocco spine, original decorated cloth gilt board laid down
French born explorer Du Chaillu wrote extensively on the people and flora of Africa
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$195

233211
DUPAIN, Max

Australia
Melbourne, Viking, 1986. First edition pp224, photographs by Dupain; 4to, cloth. Owner name, else very good in dust wrapper
Many of these photographs had never been seen before
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$75

249007
DUPAIN, Max

Australian Landscapes. Foreword by Rosemary Dobson
Melbourne, Viking, 1988. 1st edition pp208, photographs by Dupain; 4to, cloth. Fine in dust jacket
Collection of photographs spanning 50 years from Australia's most admired photographer
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$65

235042
ELKIN, A.P

The Diocese Of Newcastle. A History
Sydney, Australasian Medical Publishing Co., 1955. First edition pp828, b/w plates; roy. 8vo, cloth. A fine copy
The author is better known as an anthropologist and author of important books on the Australian Aborigines
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$45

278922
ENNIS, Helen

Intersections. Photography, History, and the National Library of Australia
Canberra, National Library, 2004 ppx,278, col. & b/w photoplates; 4to, wrappers. Fine
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$50

224598
ESTUDOS COLONIAES.

Nova Galles Do Sul (Australia)
Lisbon, Imprensa Nacional, 1879 pp40, 8vo, bound in cloth, morocco title on spine, printed paper wrappers bound in. Very good. With the Ingleton Bookplate
Written in Australia and printed in a number of languages, it was issued in anticipation of the International Exhibition, Sydney, 1879. In Portuguese, it covers geography, climate, agriculture, viniculture, minerals, and government. Ferguson 13496
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$295

278698
FERGUSON, J.A.

Bibliography Of Australia 1784-1900. 8 volumes
Canberra, 1980. Facsimile edition roy. 8vos, hard cover. Very good in dust jackets
Includes the later published volume of Addenda. Indispensible reference
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$595

244706
FIELD, Judge Barron

Geographical Memoirs On New South Wales; by various hands: Containing an account of the Surveyor General's late expedition to two new ports; the discovery of Moreton Bay River, with the adventures for seven months there of two shipwrecked men; a route from Bathurst to Liverpool Plains; Together with Other Papers on the Aborigines, the geology, the botany, the timber, the astronomy, and the meteorology of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
London, John Murray, 1825, first edition ppxvi, 504, aquatint frontis., 4 folding maps, 2 botanical plates; 8vo, half leather, cloth covered boards, spines raised in compartments, gilt lettering and decoration. Rubbing to spine, prelims and finals spotted; else a very good clean copy
Ferguson 1009; Wantrup p183 `The volume is of high exploration interest. Apart from Oxley's and Uniacke's accounts of the Moreton Bay expedition, it includes the only published account of Alan Cunningham's important exploration to the Liverpool Plains, Currie's excursion south from Lake George, the journal of Barron Field's trip across the Blue Mountains, and many other papers'. Reprints Field's poems `The Kangaroo' and `Botany Bay Flowers', which, on their first printing in 1819, were the earliest publication in book form of verse written in Australia
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$1650

278992
[FINEY, George, illustrator]

Bran Pie. The Magazine of The Springwood Public School. Vol.1, No. 1, October, 1944
Springwood, 1944 pp40 (printed by Gestetner), illustrations by Finey and others. 8vo, stapled wrappers. paper browned, else very good
Poems, school notes, etc. Illus. Also contains a list of ex-pupils serving with the Armed Forces
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$95

279108
FITZGERALD, F. Scott

The Great Gatsby
New York, Grosset & Dunlap, copyright Scribner's sons 1925, [but 1949] pp218, 8vo, bound in full calf, titling label. Very good
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$60

278728
FOWLES, Joseph

Sydney In 1848: illustrated by copper-plate engravings of its principal streets, public buildings, churches, chapels, etc. from drawings by Joseph Fowles
Sydney, printed by D. Wall, 76 York St, and published by J. Fowles, 5 Harrington St, n.d pp88, 40 full-page copperplate engravings. 4to, in original blue/green cloth, expertly rebacked with original spine laid down. Lettered in gilt on front board. Spotting to prelims, the text and plates exceptionally fresh and clean
See Ferguson 4766 for the publishing history of this work. Wantrup pp308-9 `[Fowles' sketches] represent with classical simplicity, in clean, sharp lines the city streets, buildings and interiors of a growing and thriving town in precise architectural detail'. This is the Mackaness copy, with bookplate
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$795

279078
FRAMPTON, John, edited from the Elizabethan translation of

The Most Noble and Famous Travels of Marco Polo together with the travels of Nicolo de' Conti. With Introduction, Notes, and Appendixes by N. M. Penzer
London, The Argonaut Press, 1929 pplxii, 382, (2), colour frontis., ills., large folding map; 4to, cloth boards with vellum spine. Very good
No. 848 of 1050 copies printed on Japon Vellum
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$110

256528
FRIEND, Donald

Gunner's Diary
Sydney, Ure Smith, 1943, first edition pp56, b/w ills. by Friend. 8vo, rebound in half calf, titling label on front board. Very good
Friend's first book, written whilst serving as an artillery gunner in Borneo
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$50

279151
[FROISSART]

Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the adjoining countries, from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. By Sir John Froissart. Translated from the French edition, with variations and additions from many celebrated mss. by Thomas Johnes, esq., to which are prefixed, a life of the author, an essay on his works, and a criticism on his history. In two volumes
London, William Smith, 1844 ppxlviii, 768; xiv, 734, chromolitho frontis and title page, numerous b/w ills. throughout. 4tos, half calf, spines raised with morocco labels, watered silk sides. Marbled edges and endpapers. Corners bumped, spines rubbed and frayed at top, scattered foxing. Still an attractive edition of this classic work of medieval history
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$250

278579
FROST, Lawrence

Compendium Of His Views of Australia. The City Views
[Sydney, 1878 or 1879] Title page and 25 original photographs of Sydney, each with page of descriptive text; 4to, in a later half calf gilt binding, with cloth sides. Some of the text pages have been repaired by expert mounting on paper. Tanning to mounts, but the photographs are in very good condition
Little is known about Frost and his Sydney photographic practice. The photos appear to have been issued separately, at one shilling each, and 52 pictures were to complete the series. (It appears that only the National Library holds a copy of the Compendium, which has 25 photographs, the same as this one). Frost's title-page states `To special order these photos. will be prepared by the permanent carbon process, which, having no destructive chemicals in its composition, never fades, nor looses the fresh bloom which is upon the prints when they leave the printer's hands'
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$1450

279120
GIBBON Edward

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Strahan and Cadell, London, 1776-1788 half titles present in all volumes but the fourth; large 4tos, vols. 2 & 3 in contemporary calf, the others in more recent full vellum
Volume 1 is Second Edition (published June 1776 four months after the First in February), as are Volumes 2 and 3, both published in 1781. Volumes 4-6 are all First Editions published in 1788. In Vol 1 the engraved plate portrait of Gibbon, based on Joshua Reynolds, is dampstained across the bottom but the cameo of Gibbon is unaffected. The 3 maps, the parts of Europe and Asia adjacent to Constantinople, the Eastern Part of the Roman Empire and the Western Part, are present. The latter 2, bound in respectively in Vols 2 and 3, have a tiny identical tear on the eastern margin but are otherwise in extremely good condition. A very good set, printed with very wide margins
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$2950

278735
GILCHRIST, Archibald

John Dunmore Lang Chiefly Autobiographical 1799 to 1878 Cleric Writer Traveller Statesman Pioneer of Democracy in Australia. An Assembling of Contemporary Documents compiled and edited by Archibald Gilchrist. 2 volumes
Melbourne, Jedgarm Publications, 1951. First edition ppxviii, 768, frontis. to each vol. Folios, cloth, a little marked and faded, else very good
Number 129 of 300 sets. Each volume signed by Gilchrist
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$125

221123
GIPPS, Sir George

Original Land Grant to Thomas Dyer Edwards and Matthew Dysart Hunter, of 1040 acres in the Parish of Majurygong in the County of Murray
Sydney, 21 March, 1839 Folded vellum sheet, with the official seal
Signed by Gipps, the Governor of the Colony of New South Wales from 1838 to 1846. Gipps aimed to encourage free settlers to the fledgling colony of Australia by granting them crown land, and thus limiting the huge land holdings of the wealthy squatters. Transportation of convicts ended during his Governorship, in 1840
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$450

279122
GOLDSMITH Oliver

The Citizen of the World or Letters from a Chinese Philosopher Residing in London to his Friends in the East. 2 volumes
London, printed for Vernor, Otridge, Scatchard & Whitaker, Ogilvy & Speare, Darton & Harvey & WS Millar, 1792 ppx,332; [iv], 302, engraved title pages. Sm. 8vos, full tree calf, decorated spines, morocco title labels. Small old worm holes to vol. 2, not affecting text. A very good set
An attractive copy with two engaging title page vignettes. In the first volume the narrator and his friend, ' the man in black', are talking to a wooden-legged sailor, the friend saying, 'I am surprised at the inactivity of our Magistrates'. This refers to Letter XXVI, a witty essay on charity, the deserving poor, state welfare and laissez faire in which 'the man in black's' avowed hostility to beggars is no match for his spontaneous compassion. The vignette in the second volume refers to Letter LXX on the false lure of Fortune and shows an avaricious miller called Whang digging for treasure in the foundations of his mill and thereby causing it to collapse.
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$295

279142
GOLDSMITH, Oliver

The History of Greece, from the earliest state to the death of Alexander the Great. To which is added a summary account of the affairs of Greece, from that period to the sacking of Constantinople by the Othomans
London, Baynes & Son,1823, new edition pp524, 8vo, half calf, raised spines, morocco title lable. heavy foxing, else a good firm copy
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$65

278779
GRANT, James

The Narrative Of A Voyage Of Discovery Performed In His Majesty's Vessel The Lady Nelson in...1800, 1801, and 1802 to New South Wales. London, 1803
Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia, 1973. Facsimile edition pp196, with plates & large folding chart; 4to, cloth. Very good
Facsimile of Ferguson 375
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$125

279085
GRIEG, J. Y. T

The Letters of David Hume. 2 volumes. Vol. 1 1726-65; Vol.2 1766-76
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1932. First editions ppxxxii,532; 498, plates & facsimiles; roy 8vo, cloth. Edges sl. spotted, else very good
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$195

278979
GRIEN, Henri Louis

The Adventures Of Louis De Rougemont as told to himself
London, Newnes, 1899, first edition ppxx, 396, with numerous illus; 8vo, pictorial cloth gilt. Spine leaning, edges el. rubbed, else very good
Henri Louis Grien or Grin, was Swiss born, and came to Australia in 1875 as butler to the new governor of Western Australia, Sir William Robinson. He sailed to Queensland in the pearling cutter `Ada' in 1877, where he claimed to be wrecked off the Lacrosse Islands. He made his way, via New Zealand, to London, where he published this sensational (and fraudulent) account of his 30 year ordeal as a castaway among the aborigines of Northern Australia. Under the fictitious name of Louis de Rougemont, he has a prominent place among perpetrators of literary hoaxes and imaginary voyages. A copy of the Heinemann Colonial edition is available for $110
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$145

223311
GROEBLI, Rene

Photo Variation 2. Some suggested uses of communicative colour photography
New York, 1971 col. photographs; 4to, hard cover. V. good in dust jacket
Text in English, German, French
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$85

278878
GUILFOYLE, W.R

First Book. Australian Botany Specially Designed for the Use of Schools
Melbourne, S. Mullen, 1878, first edition pp110, (2, errata), 5 plates, text ills; 8vo, decorated cloth gilt. Paper stock in one section discoloured, but a very good copy of a very attractive book
Ferguson 10136
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$195

225092
HANSON, William

The Pastoral Possessions Of New South Wales alphabetically arranged in the eastern, central and western divisions
Sydney, Gibbs, Shallard & Co, 1889. First edition ppcxxii, 520,(16 adverts), Large folding coloured map. Roy. 8vo, blind stamped cloth gilt. A very fine copy
Ferguson . With the rare 4 page prospectus, giving testimonials from Henry Parkes, Thos. Garrett, John Robertson, and `Opinions of the Press'
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$795

279103
HARRINGTON, James

The Oceana and Other Works of James Harrington Esq; Collected, Methodiz'd, and Review'd, with an Exact Account of his Life Prefix'd, by John Toland. To which is added an Appendix, Containing All the Political Tracts Wrote by this Author, Omitted in Mr Toland's Edition. The Third Edition: with an Alphatetical Index of the Principal Matters
London, A. Millar, MDCCXLVII [1747] ppxlvi, 632, [xvi, index], engraved frontis., 2 plates, title page printed in red and black; folio, contemporary calf, decorated spines raised in compartments. In a few places, the calf has chipped away, showing the under board, but binding is still firm and presentable. Occasional toning & fingering to paper, but overall very good
Harrington (1611-1677) published his great republican work," Oceana" in 1656. Described by the "Oxford Companion to English Literature" as "part historical analysis, part Utopia, and part a written constitution", it was an intended counter to Thomas Hobbes's "Leviathan". David Hume described Harrington's concept as "the only valuable model of a commonwealth that has yet been offered to the public". The collection by John Toland (1670-1722), the Irish Deist, was first published in 1700 and then in 1737
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$750

279087
HAYES, Arthur J

The Source of the Blue Nile. A record of a journey through the Soudan to Lake Tsana in Western Abyssinia, and the return to Egypt by the valley of the Atbara
London, Smith, Elder, 1905 pp12, 316, photoplates, 2 folding maps. 8vo, cloth gilt, edges spotted. Very good
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$165

279128
HEARN, W.E

The Aryan Household Its Structure and Development. An introduction to comparative jurisprudence
London/Melbourne, 1879. First UK edition ppviii, 492, roy. 8vo, cloth lettered in gilt. Very good
Ferguson 10342. Hearn was professor of history and political economy at the University of Melbourne
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$125

279129
HEARN, W.E

The Theory of Legal Duties and Rites. An introduction to analytical jurisprudence
Melbourne/London, 1883 ppviii, 402, 8vo, bound in half calf, spines in compartments, gilt lettering. Foxing throughout, else very good
Ferguson 10343
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$125

279050
HEATON, J.H

Australian Dictionary Of Dates And Men Of The Time. Containing the History of Australasia from 1542 to May 1879
Sydney, George Robertson, 1879. First edition pp(ii) 318 (printed in double columns), 2, (corrections & additions), 10 (adverts). Roy. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering and Australian floral embem on front board. Spine replaced, with original cloth laid down. A little scattered foxing, edges rubbed, but a respectable copy
Ferguson 10346
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$145

263089
HERBERT, Xavier

Disturbing Element
Melbourne, Chershire, 1963, first edition pp272, 8vo, cloth. Fine in like d/w
Autobiography. Signed by Herbert `to dear Ann Markin, hoping that coming to know the man may not lessen her love of the artist'
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$125

278996
HERBERT, Xavier

Larger than Life. Twenty Short Stories
Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1963, first edition pp248, 8vo, cloth. Fine in like d/w
Signed by Herbert and inscribed `Stories without plots are like life without luck'
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$125

279077
HOMER.

The Odyssey of Homer, Translated by S.H. Butcher & Andrew Lang
London, The Medici Sociey, 1930. Popular edition pp332, 20 colour illus plates by Russell Flint lg 8vo, cloth gilt, top edge gilt. Very good in attractive dust jacket
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$95

279025
HORDERN, Marsden

King of the Australian Coast. The work of Phillip Parker King in the Mermaid and Bathurst 1817-1822
Melbourne, Miegunyah Press at MUP, 1998 (1st reprint) ppxxii, 442, colour & b/w plates, facsimiles; roy. 8vo, cloth, silk bookmark. Fine in dust jacket
1600 copies were published of this first reprint. This copy Inscribed by Marsden Hordern, July, 1998
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$145

250570
HORDERN, Marsden

Mariners Are Warned! John Lort Stokes and H. M. S. Beagle in Australia 1837-1843
Melbourne, MUP, 1989, first edition pp360, b/w plates & ills., 7 folding charts in pocket at rear; 8vo, Top edges sl. spotted, else fine in dust jacket
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$75

224931
HUGHES, William

The Australian Colonies: their origin and present condition
London, Longman, 1852, first edition ppviii, 308; 8vo, original cloth. Very good
Deals extrensively with the gold fields of Victoria and New South Wales, as well as other minerals and agriculture, including cotton
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$150

278980
HUME, Fergus

The Chronicles Of Faeryland. Fantastic Tales for Old and Young. Illustrated by M. Dunlop
London, n.d. (inscrip. 1899) pp192, 2 full-page plates, text ills; 4to, pictorial cloth gilt, a.e.g. A little loose, else very good
Muir 2, 194. The author is better known for the famous detective story 'Mystery of a Hansom Cab'
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$95

221370

Indenture between Charles King and David Ramsay for the purchase of land in the Parish of Petersham, County of Cumberland, Colony of New South Wales, 29 August, 1882

Folio, hand-written on vellum. A fine example of colonial calligraphy
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$195

279117
ISAACS, Jennifer

Thancoupie the Potter
Sydney, Aboriginal Artists Agency,1982 pp96, colour & b/w photoplates; 4to, cloth. Neat owner name, else very good in dust jacket
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$110

279116
ITOH, Teiji

The Roots of Japanese Architecture. With photographs by Yukio Futagawa, and a foreword by Isamu Noguchi
New York, Harper & Row, 1963, first English edition pp210, b/w photographs; 4to, cloth. Very good in dust jacket
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$195

279131
JAMES, Henry

The Ambassadors. A novel
New York, Harper & Bros, 1903, first US edition pp430. 8vo, original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Scattered foxing, else very good
Edel & Laurence A58b
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$295

266172
JOBSON, Richard

The Golden Trade or A Discovery of the River Gambra and the Golden Trade of the Aethiopians by Richard Jobson 1623 now reprinted for the first time. Edited by Charles G. Kingsley
Teignmouth, E.E. Speight & R.H. Walpole [1904] ppxviii, 210, woodcut ornamentation based on West African designs by R. Morton Nance; 4to, cloth backed boards (sl. faded along top, a few minor marks on boards). A good copy on superior paper printed in red and black at the Ballantyne Press
No. 198 of only 300 copies. The first book of the Mary Kingsley Travel Books series of the Saracen's Head Library, this reprints in full Jobson's account of his travels in Africa
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$195

279146
JOINVILLE, Jean, Sire de

Collection Universelle des Memoires Particuliers Relatifs a l'Histoire de France, Tome I-II [comprising de Joinville's Memoirs, originally entitled by him, Histoire de Saint Louis]
a Londres, et se trouve a Paris, Rue d'Anjou, la porte cochere seconde a gauche, en entrant par la rue Dauphine, 1785 ppcxxiv,372;468. 8vos, old full calf, spines in compartments. Spines rubbed, hinges tender, else a good set
Jean, Sire de Joinville (1224-1317), went with Louis IX on his ill-fated crusade in 1248, and it was six years before he saw his native Champagne again. He finished his Memoirs in 1309, and they are marked by de Joinvillle's modesty, simplicity, good sense, and historical and geographical curiosity. The Oxford Companion to French Literature describes him as 'one of the pleasantest of medieval French authors'. It is significant that his work was chosen to be the first item in this intended Collection of French Memoirs. Those responsible for this collection are not named, and the place of publication is a curiosity in itself
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$295

224810
KERR, Joan

The Dictionary Of Australian Artists, Painters, Sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870
Melbourne, OUP, 1992 pp890, profusely illus ; thick 4to, cloth. Fine in fine d/w
A scholarly reference to over 2500 early artists in Australia
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$550

235713
LAMB Charles & Mary

Tales From Shakespeare by Charles & Mary Lamb
London, Bickers & Son, 1890 pp386, with 12 illustrations in permanent photography from the Boydell Gallery; 8vo, ornate cloth gilt, all edges gilt. Very good
A lovely example of Victorian cloth binding
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$110

279133
LAMB, Charles & Mary

Works In Prose And Verse: Edited by Thomas Hutchinson. 2 volumes
Oxford, n.d b/w frontis. in each volume; 8vo, full padded leather gilt, all edges gilt. A very attractive set
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$95

278740
LANG, John Dunmore

Account of the Steps Taken in England with a view to the Establishment of an Academical Institution or College in New South Wales, and to Demonstrate the Practicability of Effecting an Extensive Emigration of the Industrious Classes from the Mother Country to that Colony
Sydney, printed by Stephens and Stokes, 1831. First edition pp28 8vo, bound in quarter leather, cloth sides. Heavy foxing, else a very good copy
Ferguson 1448. McLaren 6. One of the earliest pamphlets printed by Stephens and Stokes, who issued the first number of the Sydney Morning Herald in 1831. Very scarce
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$995

230695
LANG, John Dunmore

Brief Notes of the New Steam Postal Route from Sydney and New Zealand to London, by San Francisco and New York; as also of the Return Route by the P & O Company's Line from London by Venice and Suez
Sydney, William Maddock, 1875, first edition pp66, 8vo, in the original blue printed wrappers, and presented in a quarter leather wrap-around folder, with printed paper title label. Fine
Ferguson 11382. McLaren 259
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$195

230768
LANG, John Dunmore

The Coming Event! or Freedom and Independence for the Seven United Provinces of Australia
Sydney, John L. Sherriff, 1870, first edition thus ppxviii, 454, without map. 8vo, Original cloth, a little faded, spine ends sl. rubbed, small hole on titlepage, name on endpaper, but a nice copy
Ferguson 11369. McLaren 152
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$110

278744
LANG, John Dunmore

The Dead Fly in the Apothecary's Ointment; or, the reason why Presbyterian Church Union in Australia has hitherto proved a failure. A letter to the Rev. James Begg
Glasgow, George Callie, 1861. First edition pp38; 8vo, stab-sewn as issued. Paper sl. tanned. Very good
Ferguson 11355 McLaren 202 `1000 copies printed'
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$65

278756
LANG, John Dunmore

A Discourse delivered in the Scots Church in the evening of Sabbath, the 3rd of April 1859, on the occasion of the death of the Honorable Robert Campbell, Esq., MP, Colonial Treasurer of New South Wales
Sydney, printed by F Mason & Co, 1859. First edition pp14; 8vo, sewn wrapper, very good. Presented in a quarter leather wrap-around folder, with printed paper title label
Ferguson 11350. McLaren 189. Over 8000 people attended Campbell's funeral, and heard Lang's discourse `Democracy, or Government by and for the People, the ordinance of God, and the best security of welfare and advancement of society'
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$175

278743
LANG, John Dunmore

Emigration; considered chiefly in reference to the practicability and expediency of importing and of settling throughout the territory of New South Wales, a numerous, industrious and virtuous agricultural population; being A Lecture delivered in the temporary hall of the Australian College Sydney, 9th May, 1833
Sydney, printed by E. S. Hall, 1833, first edition pp18, 8vo, original stab-sewn blue paper wrappers. Faint browning to paper edges, else a fine copy. Presented in a quarter leather wrap-around folder, with printed paper title label
Ferguson 1667 McLaren 15
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$795

248988
LANG, John Dunmore

The Fatal Mistake and Two Statements on the Scots Church, Sydney
Sydney, 1978; facsimile of the 1878 first edition pp52, frontis. portrait; 8vo, gilt stamped cloth. Fine
No 318 of a limited edition of 500 copies published by the Library of Australian History
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$30

278741
LANG, John Dunmore

Free Church Morality! In Three of its Developments in New South Wales
Sydney, Gibbs, Shallard & Co, 1876. First edition pp46; 8vo, sewn as issued. A little foxing & staining, mainly to edges, else a very good copy
Ferguson 11387 McLaren 268
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$75

220760
LANG John Dunmore

Freedom and Independence For The Golden Lands of Australia; The Right of the Colonies and the Interest of Britain and of the World
London, Longman, 1852. First edition pp340, engraved map by James Wyld. 8vo. Original blind stamped cloth, a little darkened on spine & edges. The cloth has some small cracks along the spine. A very good copy
Ferguson 11336 McLaren 147. With pp191/2, making libellous assertions about Governor FitzRoy, which Lang withdrew from subsequent editions
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$195

251287
LANG, John Dunmore

An Historical And Statistical Account Of New South Wales, both as a Penal Settlement and as a British Colony. 2 volumes
London, Cochrane & M'Crone, 1834, first edition ppxiv, 402; iv, 444, folding hand-coloured map; 8vo, Half calf, marbled boards. Stain to top corner of first few pages in vol. 1, else fine. With bookplates of James Angus Johnson
Ferguson 1806 McLaren 16
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$695

268402
LANG, John Dunmore

An Historical And Statistical Account Of New South Wales, from the Founding of the Colony in 1788 to the present day. 2 volumes
London, Sampson Low, 1875, 4th edition ppxvi, 462; xvi, 524, folding hand-coloured map, (torn, without loss at fold), folding coloured litho of Sydney in vol. 2; 8vo, original green cloth lettered and stamped in black & gilt. Some faint flecking to cloth, scattered foxing. Very good
Ferguson 11384, McLaren 26 `Only a small portion, comparatively, of the original work has been embodied in the present edition; while the history of the colony which it gives for the last quarter of a century is entirely new'
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$295

278748
LANG, John Dunmore

How the People of England were Tricked out of their Noble Inheritance in the Waste Lands of Australia. Being Chapter IV of the Rev. Dr Lang's `Historical And Statistical Account Of New South Wales, from the Founding of Colony in 1788 to the Present Day'
London, Sampson Low, [1875] pp125-154, 8vo, sewn as issued. A little spotting & soiling, else very good
Ferguson 11385 McLaren 257
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$45

278745
LANG, John Dunmore

How to Defend the Colony: being the substance of a speech delivered in the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales, on Tuesday, 20th December, 1859... on the motion of Henry Parkes, Esq., M.P. for the organization of a colonial militia
Sydney, John L. Sherriff, 1860, first edition pp24, 8vo, sewn as issued; paper sl. tanned, else very good. Presented in a quarter leather wrap-around folder, with printed paper title label
Ferguson 11352 McLaren 198
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$145

278752
LANG, John Dunmore

Immigration; and the Scotch Mechanics of 1831. Being Chapter V of a work in preparation, to be entitled Reminiscences Of My Life And Times. Both in Church and State in Australia, for Upwards of Fifty years
Sydney, Gibbs, Shallard, [1877] pp28, 8vo, bound, with the wrappers, in modern cloth. A little spotting, 2 small chips to titlepage, else very good
Ferguson 11388 incorrectly giving date as 1876; McLaren 277
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$75

278754
LANG, John Dunmore

Juvenile-Pauper Emigration. A Letter to the Members of the Vestry of the Parish of Marylebone, London
London, Tyler & Reed, 1848. First edition pp22; 8vo, stab-sewn as issued. A very good copy
Ferguson 4808. McLaren 112
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$75

278749
LANG, John Dunmore

A letter to the Right Hon. Lord Stanley, Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Colonies; occasioned by certain observations in the speech of his Excellency, Sir George Gipps, on proroguing the legislative Council, on the 23d December, 1844
Sydney, printed by Barr and Kitchen, at the Sentinel Office, 1845. First edition pp22; 8vo, sewn wrappers. A little staining to title, else a very good copy. Presented in a quarter leather wrap-around folder, with printed paper title label
Ferguson 4082 McLaren 80
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$295

270149
LANG, John Dunmore

The `Little While' of the Saviour's Absence and the Prospect of His Speedy Return. Three lectures delivered in the Scots Church, Sydney and the General Assembly Hall
Melbourne, Robert Mackay, 1872 pp32, 8vo, original yellow stab-sewn wrappers. Very good
Ferguson 11376 McLaren 248 `900 copies printed'
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$75

278751
LANG, John Dunmore

Narrative of Proceedings, in England, Scotland and Ireland, during the years 1847, 1848, and 1849, with a view to originate an extensive and continuous immigration of a superior character from the United Kingdom into this Territory
Sydney, printed by D. L. Welch, 1850. First edition pp22; 8vo, sewn wrappers. Presented in a quarter leather wrap-around folder, with printed paper title label. Fine
Ferguson 5418. McLaren 138
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$185

278742
LANG, John Dunmore

New Zealand in 1839; or Four Letters to the Right Hon. Earl Durham, Governor of the New Zealand Land Company, on the Colonisation of that Island and on the Present Condition and Prospects of its Native Inhabitants, with a Preface and Appendix for 1873
Sydney, printed by Joseph O'Connor, 1873, first edition thus pp96, 8vo, original printed paper wrappers. Spine lacks some of the paper wrapper, else very good
An expanded version of Lang's 1839 pamphlet, printed in London by Smilth, Elder & Co.
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$95

278739
LANG, John Dunmore

On the Origin And Migrations Of The Polynesian Nation: demonstrating their original discovery and progressive settlement of the continent of America [Read before the Royal Society of NSW, 5 July, 1876]
Sydney, 1876 pp32, 8vo, original wrappers, chipped with some loss, else very good. Presented in a quarter leather wrap-around folder, with printed paper title label
McLaren 269
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$125

278755
LANG, John Dunmore

Pastoral Address to the congregation of the Scots Church, and to Presbyterians generally in Sydney and its vicinity
Sydney, printed by D. L. Welch, 1845. First edition pp12; 8vo, sewn as issued. Titlepage a little dusty, else a very good copy
Ferguson 4083. McLaren 81
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$85

278747
LANG, John Dunmore

The Present Aspect and Prospect of the Church; with a plain statement of the case of the Church of Scotland and the British Colonies; a sermon, preached in Trinity College Church, Edinburgh, 20th February, and in St. Andrew's Church, Edinburgh, 3d May, 1831
Glasgow, printed for the author, 1831, second edition pp56, (2) 8vo, plain paper stab-sewn wrappers, chipped. Foxing to title-page, else very good
Ferguson 1451. McLaren 10 lists variants of this pamphlet, some with only 22 pages This one has the half-page addendum at p.56
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$60

234976
LANG, John Dunmore

Reminiscences Of My Life And Times. Both in Church and State in Australia, for upwards of fifty years. Edited with an introduction and notes by D W A Baker
Melbourne, Heinemann, 1972. First edition pp240, 8vo, cloth. Very good in dust wrapper
Published here for the first time. Lang's original manuscript is in the Mitchell Library, Sydney
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$25

278750
LANG, John Dunmore

Repeal or Revolution; or, a Glimpse of the Irish Future: in a letter to the Right Honourable Lord John Russell
London, Tyler & Reed, 1848. First edition pp48; 8vo, stab-sewn as issued. A very good copy
Ferguson 4809 McLaren 111 states that 1000 copies were printed
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$65

278746
LANG, John Dunmore

Statement of the Principal Non-Political Services Rendered to the Government and People of New South Wales... in a letter addressed to William Neill, Esq., J. P., Manager of the City Bank
Sydney, Gibbs, Shallard & Co, (1876). First edition pp16; 8vo, sewn as issued. Very good
Ferguson 11392 McLaren 272. The services are divided into `architectural, educational, moral and immigrational'
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$45

234974
LANG, John Dunmore

Three Lectures On The Impolicy And Injustice Of Religious Establishments, or the granting of money for the support of religion from the public treasury in the Australian Colonies
Sydney, printed by Robert Barr, 1856, 5th thousand pp76, 8vo, stab-sewn as issued. Small chip to top leading corner; foxing, else very good
McLaren 172
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$45

278753
LANG, John Dunmore

To the Right Honourable the Marquis of Normanby, Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Colonies...
[London, Stewart & Murray 1839]. First edition pp32; 8vo, sewn as issued. A very good copy. Presented in a quarter leather wrap-around folder, with printed paper title label
Very scarce. Ferguson 2784. According to McLaren 52, only 50 copies were printed
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$995

278757
LANG, John Dunmore

The University Bill; or a letter to the Honourable the Colonial Secretary, on the bill now before the Legislative Council, for the establishment of a University in Sydney
Sydney, printed by William Nation, 1850. First edition pp20; 8vo, sewn as issued. Paper sl. tanned, ink spots on title; margin tears to last page (but still a good firm copy with no loss). Presented in a quarter leather wrap-around folder, with printed paper title label
Ferguson 5419 McLaren 140 says that very few copies of this pamphlet were printed
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$295

278726
LANG, John Dunmore

View of the Origin And Migrations Of The Polynesian Nation; demonstrating their ancient discovery and progressive settlement of the continent of America
Sydney, James Cochrane, 1834, first edition ppviii, 256; 8vo, bound in quarter morocco, cloth sides, spines raised in compartments, gilt lettering. Paper spotted and stained, else very good in a handsome binding
Rare. Ferguson 1807 McLaren 29
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$695

279075
LEE, Mrs R

The Australian Wanders or the Adventures of Captain Spencer, his horse and dog
Philadelphia, Lindsay & Blakiston, 1854, first US edition ppxii, 472, (324 adverts), 4 b/w plates by John Skinner Prout; sm. 8vo, original cloth stamped in gilt and blind, a little rubbed at edges, else very good
Ferguson 11536 (calling for 5 plates). Not in Muir, but see later editions at Muir 4163 (calling for 4 plates)
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$95

278764
[LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. NSW]

Petition from Dr Fullerton, in reference to Rev. Dr Lang
Sydney, printed by Thomas Richards, 1859. First edition pp2; folio, blue paper. Very good
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$20

278763
[LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. NSW]

Petition from Rev. John M'Gibbon, in reference to Rev. Dr Lang
Sydney, printed by Thomas Richards, 1859. First edition pp2; folio, blue paper. Very good
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$20

278760
[LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. NSW]

Proceedings relative to Rev. Dr Lang, by Synod of Australia, in 1842
Sydney, printed by Thomas Richards, 1859. First edition pp8; folio, blue paper. Very good
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$20

278758
[LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. NSW]

Proposed Presbyterian College (petition from the Rev. John Dunmore Lang). Report from the Select Committee...together with the proceedings of the committee, minutes of evidence, and appendix
Sydney, printed by William Hanson, 1858. First edition pp38; folio, blue paper stab - sewn (thread loose), else very good
McLaren 343
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$45

278762
[LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. NSW]

Rev. Dr Lang [Petition from Singleton]
Sydney, printed by Thomas Richards, 1859. First edition pp2; folio, blue paper. Very good
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$20

278761
[LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. NSW]

Revd. Dr Lang [Petition from Clarence and Richmond River Districts]
Sydney, printed by Thomas Richards, 1859. First edition pp2; folio, blue paper. Very good
McLaren 351
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$20

278810
LEON.

Standard Cocktails by Leon specially compiled for the home and the man behind the bar
Sydney, Moderne Publications, 1936 illus. advert; sm. 8vo, cloth-backed illus. boards. Very slight flecking, else fine
A charming and ephemeral item from the Hotel Roberts in Sydney. Rare
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$125

279118
LOCSIN, Leandro & Cecilia

Oriental Ceramics Discovered in the Philippines
Rutland, Vermont/ Tokyo, 1967. First edition ppxviii, 250, b/w & col. plates with b/w maps & pictorial endpapers; 4to, cloth. Very good in dust jacket and box
Signed by both authors
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$250

279107
LUCIAN.

The Dialogues of Lucian. Translated from the Greek by William Tooke. Now edited with occasional notes and an introduction by N. M. Penzer
London, the Navarre Society, n.d pp310, 6 full-page plates, text ills. by Blanch. 8vo, original cloth lettered in gilt. Scattered foxing, else very good
Printed on Basingwerk parchment and limited to 2000 copies
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$110

220485
LUMBY, Roy, & Patrick Van Daele

A Spirit of Progress. Art Deco Architecture in Australia
Sydney, 1997. First edition pp228, profusely illus. with colour photographs; 4to, original cloth. Fine in slipcase. No 47 of 50 copies, signed by the author and the photographer. With an original signed & numbered colour photograph loosely inserted
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$450

279115

The Mabinogion. From the Welsh of the LLyfr Coch o Hergest (the Red book of Hergest) in the Library of Jesus College, Oxford. Translated, with notes, by Lady Charlotte Guest
London, Bernard Quaritch, 1877 ppxx, 504, b/w text ills; 4to, marbled boards, with morocco spine decorated in gilt. Sl. rubbing, scattered foxing, else very good
These tales of a pre Norman Welsh world were composed about 1100, and first published with an English translation by Lady Guest between 1838 and 1849. They include some of the Arthurian material later picked up by the French
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$175

221125
[MACARTHUR, Family]

Emigration to New South Wales, with a Statement of the Conditions generally, on which Emigrants wishing to seek Employment in the Service of [blank] in that Colony are received: also, some Account of the Principles and Manner of conducting a former emigration to the same place
London, D. Walther, 1838 pp20, 12mo, stab-sewn as issued. A little foxing, else very good
Ferguson 2486 cites only the Mitchell Library and the National Library copies, and states that in the latter the blank space is filled in by hand with the names of Edward, James and William Macarthur as the prospective employers
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$450

225176
McINERNEY, Sally

Photograph. `Peter Porter and his daughter Jane, reading comics on the train to Stonehenge, 1976'
19x24cms, plus mount. Signed, titled and dated under the image by Sally McInerney
A revealing, casual image of Porter, the Toowoomba born and raised poet, taken the year after the suicide of his first wife, Janice, and while he was writing the poems that made up probably his finest book, `The Cost of Seriousness', 1978
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$895

221235
MCMILLAN, Jerry

Picturing Ed. Jerry McMillan's Photographs of Ed Ruscha 1958-1972
Santa Monica, Craig Krull Gallery/Smart Art Press, 2004. First edition 45 photos, plus text. 8vo, original wrappers. Very good
Only 1200 copies published
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$95

279113
MALORY, Sir Thomas

Le Morte D'arthur. The History of King Arthur and his Noble Knights of the Round Table. Illustrated by W. Russell Flint
London, Medici Society, 1929. Reprint ppxliv, 530, 24 colour plates; sm. 4to, cloth. Top edges gilt, a little foxing to others. Very good in dust jacket
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$95

278932
MAPPLETHORPE, Robert

Certain People. Introduction by Susan Sontag
Pasadena, Twelvetrees Press, 1985, first edition pp118, 82 full page b/w photo-plates; 4to, cloth, stamped in black. A fine copy in the dust jacket with a small chip top of spine
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$75

278727
[MARSDEN Rev. S]

The Missionary Register for the Year 1815: containing an Abstract of the proceedings of the Principal Missionary and Bible Societies throughout the World
London, L. B. Seeley, 1815 ppxii; 708, folding chart `exhibiting the rise and progress of Christianity and Mahometanism throughout the world'; 8vo, full modern leather, morocco titling labels. occasional spotting and soiling, else a very good copy of a very scarce book
The Church Missionary Society published The Missionary Register from 1813-1855. Its first missionaries were sent to New Zealand, (through the auspices of Samuel Marsden) in 1814. The register consists of 12 monthly parts, and there are frequent references to Australian and New Zealand, with letters from Marsden, a notice of the arrival of the first missionary, Mr Kendall, the visit to Port Jackson of Maori chiefs, mentions of the patronage and approval of Governor Macquarie, who appointed Kendall Registrar of the Bay of Islands. Unfortunately, Kendall sold weapons to the Maoris, fuelling the Musket Wars. The 1815 publication is not in Ferguson, who cites only that of 1813 (F. 560)
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$1995

223399
[MARSDEN, S.]

Samuel Marsden. A pioneer of civilization in the South Seas. By S. M. Johnstone
Sydney, 1932, 1st ed ppxxvi, 256, xviii, photoplates, diagrams; 8vo, hard cover. Occasional foxing; else very good in (sl. torn) dust jacket
Author's signed presentation copy
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$95

278722
MARTINEAU, John

Letters from Australia
London, Longmans Green 1869. First edition ppxviii, 206, 8vo, bound in full morocco,gilt lettering and decorations A little foxing to title-page, some stamps of `Newtown Free Library', else a very good copy in a handsome binding
Ferguson 12308
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$125

278684
MEREDITH, Louisa Anne

Notes And Sketches Of New South Wales. During a residence in that Colony from 1839 to 1844
London, John Murray, 1844, first edition ppxii, 164, sm. 8vo, in the original printed wrappers `Murray's Colonial and Home Library'. Wrappers soiled and chipped with loss at spine. Otherwise a very good copy, rare in the wrappers
Ferguson 3865. The Merediths lived at Homebush Bay, before taking up land in Tasmania. This is Louisa Anne's first Australian book, and her frank and often critical comments caused an outcry in the colony when first published
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$350

220432
MEREDITH, Louisa Anne

Our Island Home. A Tasmanian Sketch Book
Hobart Town, 1879, 1st edition ppiv, 88, lithographic title page, 12 `autotype' plates printed from the author's pencil drawings; folio, dec. cloth gilt, all edges gilt
A very good copy
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$1195

278683
MEREDITH, Louisa Anne

Tasmanian Friends And Foes. Feathered, Furred, and Finned. A family chronicle of country life, natural history, and veritable adventure
London, 1881. Second edition (first English edition) pp260, 8 chromolitho. natural history plates (by the author), text ills. Sm. 4to, original cloth decorated with Australian flora and fauna, lettering gilt (faded at spine), all edges gilt. Cloth very sl. rubbed at spine ends and corners, some foxing, mainly to prelims, a nice copy. The Tasmanian government awarded Meredith a pension of one hundred pounds in 1884 for `distinguished literary and artistic services' to the colony
Ferguson 12515
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$195

279147
MILTON John

The Poetical Works of John Milton Complete in Two Volumes
W. Suttaby, London, 1808 .
In spite of their size these are remarkably readable and attractive volumes. In Volume 1 the painter of the title page vignette and facing page illustration is Henry Fuseli
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$95

279104
MILTON, John

The Works of Mr John Milton
No publisher or place of publication given, 'Printed in the year MDCXCVII [1697]' 99[viii], 568. Folio, full call (a little rubbed), spines raised in compartments, morocco title label. A very good copy
In spite of the title, this is a collection of eighteen prose works by Milton, including "The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce", "Areopagitica", "Eiconoclastes". Milton had died in 1674, and this edition seems to have jostled to be the first collection of his prose. A three volume edition by John Toland appeared between 1694 and 1698. The editor of the present collection is unknown
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$2250

279140
MONMOUTH, Jeffrey of

The British History, translated into English from the Latin of Jeffrey of Monmouth. With a large preface concerning the authority of the history. By Aaron Thompson
London, printed for J. Bower, H. Clements, and J. Innys. MDCCXVIII (1718), first edition in English pp[ii], cxii, [xviii],402,[lvi]. 8vo, full old calf, more recent spine. Corners knocked, top of spine frayed. Neat annotations in a contemporary hand. Very good
Jeffrey, or now more commonly Geoffrey, lived between about 1100 and 1155. His History of England has almost universally and from the beginning been regarded as a work of the imagination. As his epigraph to this translation Thompson tactfully uses a line of Livy, 'This allowance is made to antiquity that by mixing human matters with divine, it can make the beginnings of cities more august'
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$1295

279089
MONTAIGNE.

The Essays of Michel de Montaigne. Translated by Charles Cotton, edited with notes by W. Carew Hazlitt. 3 volumes
London, George Bell, 1893 ppxvi, 374; 522; 408; portrait frontis; 8vos, cream cloth (soiled) with ornate gilt spines. Top edges gilt, others (sl. spotted), uncut. Very attractive
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$95

278687
NICHOLSON, Sir Charles

On Some Remains of the Disk Worshippers Discovery at Memphis
[London, 1868] pp18, text ills.; sm. 4to, bound in crushed morocco (original wrappers bound in). Gilt lettering on spine. Foxing throughout, but a very good copy
Inscribed `With the Author's kind remembrances to the Rev. John Dunmore Lang, D. D., Sydney'. From the Mackaness collection, with bookplate. Sir Charles Nicholson was one of the founders of Sydney University, and its first Vice Chancellor. His collection of Antiquities forms the Nicholson Museum at the university. Ferguson 13351 `A lecture delivered by Nicholson 20th May, 1868.'
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$295

224720
NSW BOOKSTALL.

Photograph of N.S. W. Bookstall Co. display. Various signs including `Sole Proprietor A C Rowlandson', `Head Office & Arcade 861 George St' `Any book or paper in the world obtained at best rates'. Photographer unknown, taken about 1890
27cm x 37.50 cm, mounted
In 1883 Rowlandson acquired the NSW Bookstall Co., a chain of railway and ferry bookstalls modelled on Britain's W. H. Smith. Against business advice, he began publishing Australian authors (starting with Steele Rudd), and by his death in 1922 almost 5 million copies of the NSW Bookstall imprint had been sold [ADB]
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$250

278770
[NSW LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL]

Memorial of the Presbytery of New South Wales Praying the Establishment of Schools [and] Praying salaries for the Ministers of the Scots' Church at Parramatta, Argyle, and Upper Hunter's River. Ordered by the Council, to be printed, 9 July, 1835
[Sydney 1835] pp2,2; folios, disbound. Very good
Presumably pulled from a larger volume of parliamentary papers, the pages have been re-numbered in a contemporary hand. Lang is the Moderator of the petitions to Sir Richard Burke
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$25

278769
[NSW LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL]

Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee on Immigration. Ordered by the Council, to be printed 16 June, 1835; [tog. with] Final Report of the Committee on Immigration Ordered by the Council, to be printed, 18 September 1835
Sydney, Stephens and Stokes, 1835. First edition pp88, (2), 18; folios, disbound. A little staining, very good
Presumably pulled from a larger volume of parliamentary papers, the pages have been re-numbered in a contemporary hand. Lang's evidence is recorded on pp29-37. McLaren 303
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$75

278894

Old Times Vol. I no I - Vol. I no.3
Sydney, The Commercial Publishing Company of Sydney, April-July 1903 b/w illus.,advts., and photographs; 4to, half morocco, cloth. Very good
A unique illustrated history of the early days, dealing with every phase of life from the arrival of Governor Phillip, with many reminiscences of old colonists living and dead. Issued in monthly parts
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$150

279091
[Ovid]

P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera, e Textu Burmanni; cum notis Bentleii hactenus ineditis, necnon Harlesii, Gierigii, Burmanni, Lemairii, et aliorum selectissimis. 5 volumes
Oxonii, Impensis Talboys et Wheeler; et Gulielmi Pickering, Londini, MCCCXXV (1825) 8vos, full contemporary calf, spines raised in compartments, morocco titling labels, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers and edges. Very good
Jointly published in Oxford and London in 1825, this lovely, thick paper edition of Ovid's complete works originally went on sale at the high price of five guineas. Described in J T Lowndes's 1835 "Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature" as "a very neat and accurate edition" it used the text of the great Dutch scholar Peter Burman whose obituary Dr Johnson worote for the "Gentleman's Magazine" in 1741
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$995

222871
PARER, Damien

The Eyes Of Damien Parer. By Frank Legg
Adelaide, Rigby, 1963, 1st edition pp54, plus many b/w plates; sm. 4to, hard cover. V. good in dust jacket
Australian war photographer in WW2
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$75

278978
PARKER, Mrs K. Langloh

Australian Legendary Tales. Folk-lore of the Noongahburrahs as told to the Piccaninnies... with an introduction by Andrew Lang.[Tog. with] More Australian Legendary Tales
London, David Nutt, 1897, 2nd edition, & 1898, 1st edition ppxvi, 132, 12 b/w ills.; [2), xxiv, 104, 5 b/w ills; 8vo, blue pictorial cloth gilt. A lovely copy
The author states `illustrations by a native artist and a specimen of a native text'. Muir 5711 identifies the artist as Tommy MacCrae, (or McRae), making this one of the earliest books illustrated by an aborigine
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$350

221078
PARR, Martin, & Gerry Badger

The Photobook. A History. Volume 1
London, Phaidon, 2007 (reprint) pp320, colour & b/w illus. 4to, hard cover. Mint in mint dust jacket
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$125

224240
PARR, Martin, & Gerry Badger

The Photobook. A History. Volume 2
London, Phaidon, 2006 pp336, colour & b/w illus. 4to, hard cover. Mint in mint dust jacket
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$130

279096
PEAKE, Mervyn

Gormenghast
London, Eyre & Spottiswood, 1950. First edition pp454, 8vo, cloth. Spotting to endpapers and edges, sl. bowing, else a very good copy in very good dust jacket (sl. darkened along spine)
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$295

279098
PEAKE, Mervyn

Grimm's Household Tales. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake
London, Eyre & Spottiswood, 1946. First edition pp304, colour & b/w ills. 8vo, cloth. Spine sl. soiled & bowed, edges dusty
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$50

279095
PEAKE, Mervyn

The Life of Titus Groan
London, Eyre & Spottiswood, 1946. First edition pp438, 8vo, cloth. Very faint spotting to endpapers and top edges, else a very good copy in very good dust jacket (price-clipped)
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$350

279097
PEAKE, Mervyn

Mr Pye
London, Eyre & Spottiswood, 1950. First edition pp278, 8vo, cloth. Edges dusty, sl. bowing, else a very good copy in sl. soiled dust jacket
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$150

220520
PEAKE, Mervyn

Titus Alone
London, Eyre & Spottiswood, 1959. First edition pp224, frontis. 8vo, hard cover. Very faint spotting to endpapers and top edges, else a very good copy in very good, unclipped (spine very sl. sunned) dust jacket
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$350

279114
PLATO.

The Dialogues of Pluto. Translated into English with Analyses and Introductions by Benjamin Jowett. 5 volumes. Third edition revised and corrected throughout, with marginal analyses and an index of subjects and proper names
Oxford, University Press, 1892/1924 roy. 8vos, original maroon cloth, gilt lettering. Very good with sl. dusty dust wrappers
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$175

278576
[POSTCARDS]

Cobar Copper and Gold Mine New South Wales. 9 real photo postcards by Kimbel of Kingdon
Kingdon, c. 1915 One corner of one card sl. chipped, else very good
8 monochrome and one coloured postcards
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$250

221122

Probate Jurisdiction in the Will and Codicil of John Ward, late of Balmain, near Sydney, May 1891

Folio, hand-written on vellum, with the seal
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$110

224901
REID G. H

An Essay on New South Wales, the Mother Colony of Australia
Sydney, Thomas Richards, 1876, first edition p174, 2 folding maps and a large bird's- eye plan of Sydney. Bound in cloth, with original wrappers bound in. A fine copy
Ferguson 14818. Reid was Premier of New South Wales from 1894 to 1899, Prime Minister of Australia [1904-5], and was appointed first Australian High Commissioner in London in 1909
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$150

278987
ROBERTS, David

The Holy Land [and] Egypt and Nubia. 2 volumes complete
London, Folio Society, 2010, first editions thus with all 247 of the colour plates; 4to, bound in cloth from designs from Roberts, by Neil Gower. Top edges gilt, ribbon markers. Mint in slipcases and cardboard mailing boxes
No. 873 of 1000 hand-numbered copies. The first large scale reproductions of perhaps the greatest nineteenth century English view books
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$1100

279132
ROSS, Lloyd

William Lane and the Australian Labour Movement
Sydney, 1935? pp376, 8vo, green cloth, lettered in gilt. A very good copy
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$85

278712
[ROWE, Richard]

Peter `Possum's Portfolio
Sydney, J. R. Clarke, 1858, first edition ppviii, 220, errata slip. 8vo, original blind stamped cloth [some expert repairs to spine]. Cloth unevenly faded, edges rubbed
Includes errata slip. Ferguson 15152. Rowe was on the staff of The Sydney Morning Herald. This, a collection of prose and verse, is his first published book
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$195

279082
RUNCIMAN, Steven

A History Of The Crusades. Vol. 1. The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. Vol.2 The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East 1100-1187.Vol.3. The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades
Cambridge University Press, 1951, 1952, 1954, first editions xivi 378, xii, 524; x, 530, plates, maps. 8vos, original red cloth, spines sl. leaning. A little discolouration to lower edges, else very good in dust jackets
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$195

278736
SAINTY, Malcolm R. & Keith A. Johnson, editors

Census Of New South Wales. November 1828
Sydney, Library of Australian History, 1980, first edition pp476, with maps and facsimiles; folio, original cloth with leather title labels. Mint in the original mailing carton
The first census in Australia - with a Surname Index, and a Cross Reference Index
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$150

279083
SETTON, Kenneth M, editor in chief

A History Of The Crusades. 2 volumes. Vol. 1. The First Hundred Years. Edited by Mashall W. Baldwin. Vol. 2. The Later Crusades 1189-1311. Edited by Robert Lee Wolff and Harry W. Hazard
Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1955, 1961, first editions xvi, 694; xxii, 860, plates and maps. 8vos, cloth. Very good in dust jackets
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$95

279124
SHORTHOUSE, J. H

John Inglesant. A Romance. 2 volumes
London, Macmillan, 1882 ppxii, 344; 388; roy. 8vos, original brown cloth, gilt lettering. Faint foxing. Very good
Shorthouse's one remembered novel was privately printed in 1880, then commercially published in 1881. The novel is evidence of a hightened religious consciousness in England in the wake of the Oxford Movement. 250 copies only printed on handmade paper, edges uncut
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$95

278954
SMILES, Samuel

A Boy's Voyage Round The World; including a residence in Victoria, and a journey by rail across North America
London, 1872, 7th thousand ppxvi, 304, b/w illus; 8vo, dec. cloth. Hinges cracked; a little shaken, but a nice copy
Not in Muir. Ferguson 15755 lists an 1877 edition
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$75

279100
SPENSER, Edmund

Spenser's Faerie Queene. A New Edition with a Glossary, and Notes Explanatory and Critical by John Upton...in 2 volumes
London, J.and R. Tonson, MDCCLVIII [1758] 4tos, full contemporary calf boards, later matching spines with morocco title labels. Boards rubbed at extremities, but very good
Spenser's Faerie Queen was first published in its entirely in 1609. Upton (1707-1760), who had also published a scholarly edition of Epictetus, wrote extensively on Spenser
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$495

279079
STANLEY, Henry M

How I Found Livingstone. Travels, Adventures, and Discoveries in Central Africa; including four months' residence with Dr. Livingstone
London, Sampson Low, 1872. Second edition ppxxiv, 736, real photo frontis., text illus., folding map. 8vo, Bound in half roan, cloth boards. Adhesion damage to a couple of pages, else an attractive edition
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$65

226977
STERNE, Laurence

The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. With illustrations and decorations by John Austen, and an introduction by J. B. Priestley
London, Bodley Head, 1928, first edition thus pp552,16 b/w plates, text ills. 8vo, decorated cloth gilt. A little foxing, very good
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$65

279126
STERNE, Laurence

A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy. By Mr Yorick
London, Peter Davies, 1928 pp198, colour ills. by Vera Willoughby. 8vo, cloth (soiled), leather title label. Internally very good
2000 copies printed
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$35

279074
STREET, Kenneth Whistler

Annals of the Street Family of Birtley
[Sydney], 1941, first edition pp206, b/w plates, 7 folding charts of family trees; 4o cloth, spine faded, end rubbed. Else very good
History of the distinguished Australian legal family. This copy inscribed by the author `Helen Street with love from Uncle Ken'. A copy of the 1988 facsimile is also available
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$125

244574

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. A facsimile reproduction of Vol. 1, March 5, 1803 to February 26, 1804 9 Volumes in 7
Sydney, 1963 folios, cloth. Fine in dust jackets and presented in 3 custom made slipcases
Published under the terms of the William Dixson Foundation
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$595

240436

The Sydney Herald. A facsimile reproduction of the first thirty eight issues from April 18, 1831 to January 2, 1832
(Sydney, 1976] illus. end-papers; folio, leatherette gilt. A very good copy in dust jacket
As The Sydney Morning Herald, the paper continues today as Australia's oldest surviving newspaper
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$75

279102
TACITUS.

The Works of Tacitus. In Four Volumes. To which are prefixed, Political Discourses on that Author. The Second Edition, Corrected
London, printed for T. Woodward, 1737 8vos, old full calf, spines raised in compartments; hinges tender, calf rather brittle, most of title labels rubbed away, an old worm hole to vol.3, not affecting text, else a good set
Translated by Thomas Gordon, described by the Dictionary of National Biography as a 'miscellaneous writer', this edition of Tacitus first appeared in two volumes in 1728. It remained the standard English edition of Tacitus till the end of the eighteenth century. Gibbon read it in his youth
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$295

228235

Tales From The Arabian Nights. With an introduction by E. O. Lorimer. Illustrated by Gordon Nicoll
London, Humphrey Milford, 1932, first edition pp336, 12 tipped-in colour plates, b/w illus. by Nicoll; 4to, original blue cloth, decorated in black with silver gilt lettering. Top edges gilt, others with faint spotting.
A very good copy in dust jacket and illustrated slipcase
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$145

279073
TENISON-WOODS Rev. J. E.

The Natural History of New South Wales. An Essay
Sydney, Thomas Richards, 1882. First edition ppiv, 50, 8vo, bound in cloth-backed boards, original blue wrapper partially laid down on front board. Some foxing and soiling, but good firm copy
Ferguson 18819
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$85

279123
TERENCE.

The Plays of Terence translated into parallel English metres. By William Ritchie
London, George Bell, 1927 ppxii, 364. 4to, cloth gilt. Very good
Latin/English text
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$35

278389
TERRY, F.C

Landscape Scenery. Illustrating Sydney, Parramatta, Richmond, Maitland, Windsor, and Port Jackson, New South Wales
Sydney, Sands and Kenny, 1855 [1854]. First edition, first issue engraved title-page & 38 steel-engraved plates; oblong 4to. Original blue cloth with gilt decorations and title `Australian Keepsake 1855'. Rebacked, using original spine, internal hinges strengthened. A very good, clean, copy with sharp, clear engravings, wide margins. Inscribed to `Mrs Oakden Launceston with Mr F. G. Campbell's compts. Ryde New South Wales March 1855'
This is the first issue, with the errata slip dated December 23, 1854, present in only a few copies. Wantrup pp332-3 makes interesting reading... `in every unsophisticated copy it will be found that one plate has been omitted from the total count of the thirty-nine plates printed'. In this copy, it is the un-numbered plate `Double Bay, from South Head Road' that has been omitted
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$1350

258772
THERRY, R

Reminiscences Of Thirty Years' Residence in New South Wales and Victoria. With a supplementary chapter on transportation and the ticket of leave system
London, Sampson Low, 1863, second edition ppxiv, 522, large folding map in pocket at rear; roy. 8vo, bound in full leather gilt, spines raised in compartments, gilt lettering and decorations. Owner name on original free fly bound in
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$395

279086
TOLKIEN, J.R.R

The Lord Of The Rings. Complete in three parts. The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King
London, Allen & Unwin, 1960-61. Early reprints of the original edition pp424, 352, 416, 3 large folding maps; 8vo, original cloth gilt. Spotting to endpapers and edges, else very good in dust jackets
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$450

248547
TOLKIEN, J.R.R. (translator)

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Pearl. Orfeo
London, Allen & Unwin, 1975 pp150; 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine d/w
Tolkien's translation of three middle-English poems
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$55

262379
TRUCHANAS, Olegas

The World Of: text by Max Angus
Melbourne, Conservation Foundation, n.d. 5th ed pp144, colour & b/wplates; 4to, cloth. Owner name, else fine in dust jacket
Photographs of the Gordon River Gorge in the heart of Tasmania's South West Wilderness, where the Lithuanian photographer and bushman lost his life
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$45

278860
TSIOLKAS, Christos

The Slap
Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 2008. Pre-publication proof copy of the true first edition pp484. 8vo, original green printed wrappers (paperback). Faint crease to lower corner, else fine
An uncorrected proof copy with `for promotional use only/not for sale' printed on cover. Gerard Windsor's review copy, with a printed copy of his highly laudatory review of the book in the Sydney Morning Herald on 1 November, 2008. `The Slap cries out to be made into an eight part miniseries, but fidelity to the social vision of the original would require the screen to be perpetually hazed over with cigarette smoke'. His prescient comment!
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$145

279143
VIRGIL

P. Vergili Maronis Opera Omnia
Medici Society, London MDCCCCXII [1912]
An attractive edition of Virgil's complete works prepared by the Medici Society for Eton College. This copy has a detached page saying, in Latin, that 'E Lyttelton, Form Master of Eton, presented this book as a gift to Reginald W W Mendel on his leaving Eton'. The Date is added MCMXV [1915].
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$45

278773
VON MUELLER, Ferdinand

Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae
Melbourne, 1869-1871 pp166, 2 plates; roy. 8vo, original blind stamped pebbled cloth. Faint damp marks on back of plates. With the stamp of Professor Wallace, Edinburgh University on free endpaper. Very good
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$75

234877
WALDERSEE, James

Catholic Society In New South Wales 1788-1860
Sydney University Press, 1974. First edition ppxii, 312, 8vo, cloth. Very good in dust jacket
Scarce
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$110

278931
WATERHOUSE, E.G

Camellia Quest. Illustrated by Paul Jones and Adrian Feint
Sydney, [1947] pp40, 10 mounted plates; 4to, cloth. Offsetting to front endpaper from newspaper insert. Very good in d/w
Edition of 550 copies, numbered and signed by Waterhouse, Jones and Feint. This being No 60
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$195

279110
WEST, Nathanael

The Day of the Locust
New York, Random House, 1939, first printing (so stated) pp238, 8vo, rebound in calf with colour leather panels on front board. A very good copy
The classic American novel set in depression-era Hillywood
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$195

227906
WHITE, Patrick

The Twyborn Affair
London, Cape, 1979, 1st edition pp432, 8vo, cloth. Very good in dust jacket
Hubber & Smith R1. Signed `Patrick White'
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$395

223713
WHITINGTON, F. T

William Grant Broughton. Bishop of Australia. With some Account of the Earliest Australian Clergy
Sydney, A & R, 1936, first edition ppxvi, 300, photo plates; 8vo, hard cover. Foxing to edges, else very good without dust jacket
Inscribed `With best wishes from the Author Xmas 1937'
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$75

254066
WILLIS, Margaret

By Their Fruits. A life of Ferdinand Von Mueller Botanist and Explorer
Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1949. First edition pp188, photoplates, endpaper maps; 8vo, cloth. Very good in torn dust jacket
Biography of the explorer and botanist
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$55

278723
WILTON, Rev. C. Pleydell N

Twelve Plain Discourses Addressed to the Prisoners of the Crown in the Colony of New South Wales; with an Appendix containing a Manual of Prayers for their Use
Sydney, printed by Stephens and Stokes, 1834. First edition pp90, 8vo, bound in quarter leather, cloth sides. Foxed thoughout, else a very good copy
Ferguson1872. The first collection of sermons published in Australia
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$595

278719
WOOLLS, William

Australia A Moral and Descriptive Poem
Sydney, printed by Stephens and Stokes, 1833. First edition pp78, 8vo, bound in half morocco, marbled sides, gilt lettering along spine. A little spotting to title-page, else a very good copy
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$795

278682
WOOLLS, William

Lectures on the Vegetable Kingdom, with Special Reference to the Flora of Australia
Sydney, C. E. Fuller, 1879. First edition pp232, 8vo, pictorial cloth gilt. Faint spotting to edges. A very good copy
Inscribed `The Marchioness of Stafford with the Writer's repects. Dec.22, 1886'
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$295

278718
WOOLLS, William

Miscellanies in Prose and Verse
Sydney, G. Evans, 1838. First edition pp144, 8vo, bound in three quarter calf with morocco title label. A very good copy
First book of essays published in Australia
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$795

278686
WOOLLS, William

Plants Indigenous in the Neighbourhood of Sydney According to the System of Baron Ferdinand Von Mueller
Sydney, Thomas Richards, 1880 pp60, roy. 8vo, bound in cloth, with titlepage/wrapper laid down on paper and bound in; heavy foxing, underlining and annotations throughout in a contemporary hand, probably that of Richard T Baker, author of `Cabinet Timbers of Australia', and other works on Australian building and design, whose signature is on the title page
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$75

278720
WOOLLS, William

The Voyage A Moral Poem, written during, and descriptive of, a voyage from England to New South Wales
Sydney, printed by Stephens and Stokes, 1832. First edition pp24, 8vo, bound in quarter leather, cloth sides. A little spotting to title-page, else a very good copy
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$795

279099
XENOPHON.

Xenophon's History of the Affairs of Greece. By the Translator of Thucydides [William Smith]
London, Benjamin White, 1770 ppiv, 336, engraved folding map. 4to, old full calf, rubbed and marked. Occasional spotting to margins, but a very good copy
Xenophon, best known for his account of the march of the ten thousand Greek mercenaries to the Black Sea, and as a disciple and memoirist of Socrate, also undertook to take Thucydides's unfinished History of the Peloponnesian War down to the end of that war. William Smith's was the second English version of Xenophon's work, displacing the 1685 version by John Newman. Smith (1711-1787), as well as his translations of the Greek historians, also published a version of "Longinus on the Sublime" which was read by Edmund Burke, later to write his own "Enquiry into the Origins of our Idea of the Sublime"
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$550

279111
XENOPHON.

Xenophon's Memoirs of Socrates. With the Defence of Socrates before his Judges.Translated from the original Greek by Sarah Fielding
London, T. Cadell, MDCCLXXXVIII (1788). The third edition, corrected ppvi, 360. 8vo, full old tree calf, morocco title label. Hinges tender, spine rubbed
The last work published by the novelist Sarah Fielding [1710-1763], sister of Henry, in 1762
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$195

278721
YATE, Rev. William

An Account of New Zealand; And of the formation and progress of the Church Missionary Society's mission in the Northern Island
London, Seeley & Burnside, 1835, first edition ppviii, 320, with frontis. portrait of Samuel Marsden, 8 woodcut plates, a colour plate of New Zealand flags, and a folding map. 8vo, bound in pebble calf, new spine, morocco titling label gilt. Foxing to prelims, but an exceptionally good copy
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$250

223893
ZIEGLER, Oswald L

Australian Photography 1947. Foreword by Hal Missingham
Sydney, 1947 pp200, col. & b/w photos; 4to. Rebound in half calf (a little rubbed), else very good
Essays by Max Dupain, Harold Cazneaux, Athol Shmith
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$125