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Item 1
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ANTARCTICA] BOWDEN,  Tim

The Silence Calling. Australians in Antarctica 1947-97

Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1997. First, limited, edition
ppxxviii, 594, colour and b/w photos; large 4to, morocco-backed cloth sides. Fine, as new, copy, in the slipcase

The Collector's Edition, No. 118 of 150 copies, signed by Bowden. The Jubilee History of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition

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Item 2
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ANTARCTICA] DAVIS,  John King

Typed letter signed. Folded sheet with printed address `The British, Australian, New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition of 1929-30. S. Y. "Discovery', and dated `Cape Town. 9th October, 1929. Dear Mr Broinowski, I received on arrival in Cape Town the Maps you have so kindly prepared for us, and I should like to express my very great appreciation of all the trouble you have taken in connection with this part of our equipment. I hope that when we come back, we shall have added something to the charts you have provided us with, but in any case, I feel that we are leaving with better equipment of this kind than I have had previously. With many thanks. Yours faithfully [and signed in ink] John K Davis Master "Discovery"'. Offered with an original Frank Hurley photograph (15x20cms) of the ship, apparently taken from somewhere on the bowsprit, signed lower right `John K Davis'

The veteran John King Davis was appointed Captain of "Discovery", Scott's old ship, and second-in-command to Mawson, on the BANARE expedition of 1929-31. The irrepressible Hurley sailed from England with Davis, who, in spite of his reputation for dourness, has signed Hurley's photograph, and written a gracious letter of thanks to Broinowski. See Alasdair McGregor's Frank Hurley, A Photographer's Life, pp302-3, for Hurley's description of his taking these spectacular shots

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Item 3
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ANTARCTICA] PONTING,  Herbert

The Great White South or with Scott in the Antarctic being an account of experiences with Captain Scott's South Pole expedition and of the nature life of the Antarctic. Introduction by Lady Scott

London, Duckworth, 1921. First edition
ppxxvi, 306, 164 photographic illustrations by the author, 11 by Captain Scott & others, a map and 2 drawings; 8vo, cloth. Very slight fading & bumping to top corner. Some foxing, else a very good copy. Neat owner inscription (January 1922)

Ponting was the official photographer on Scott's 1911-13 Antarctic expedition

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Item 4
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [AUSTRALIAN CRICKET TEAM 1921]

A promotional photographic card captioned The Australian Cricketers. They leave the Ashes but not their "Aquatites". With facsimile signatures, including those of Tommy Andrews, Jack Ryder, Warren Bardsley, Charlie Macartney. Mounted on card (380x350mm). The 14 men photographed in London (?), and are dressed in street clothes, in coats (presumably `Aquatites') and hats. Corners of the card are slightly bumped, and there is a little age staining to the border, but the photographic plate is very fresh and clear

The victorious Australian Cricket team - winning the Ashes in 1921, after an oustanding season against England

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Item 5
Click on the image to see an enlarged version 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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Item 6
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BARTON,  G. B

The Poets and Prose Writers of New South Wales

Sydney, Gibbs, Shallard & Co, 1866. First edition
pp224; 8vo, handsomely bound in full morocco, stamped in blind & gilt, paper a little tanned. With a few stamps from the library of the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts (the first public library in Australia)

Ferguson 6776. 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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Item 7
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [BLACKMAN, C] CARROLL,  Lewis

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. Illustrated by Charles Blackman. Edited by Nadine Amadio

Sydney, Reed, 1982. First edition thus
pp128, 35 colour plates, many b/w illus; 4to, cloth. a very good copy in the dust jacket with very slight sunning at spine

Carroll's immortal story wonderfully illustrated by this major Australian artist

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Item 8
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BRILLAT-SAVARIN.

Physiologie du Gout. Notice par Armand Rio. 2 volumes

Paris, Librarie Alphonse Lemerre, [c.1920]
pp256, 250. 12mo, half calf, (original printed wrappers bound in), spines raised in compartments. Slight rubbing and browning, else very good

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Item 9
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CERVANTES,  Miguel de

The Adventures Of Don Quixote. Illustrated by Harry Theaker

London, Ward Lock, n.d.(1920s)
pp340, (4 adverts), 44 colour plates by Harry G. Theaker, pictorial endpapers. 4to, original cloth with colour plate laid down: occasional faint foxing, else a very good copy

Complete with 44 fullpage colour plates, not 48 as stated on titlepage. Cervantes died the same day as Shakespeare in 1616

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Item 10
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [CHINA] ALLOM,  Thomas, & WRIGHT, Rev. G. N. (text)

China, in a series of views, displaying the Scenery, Architecture, and Social Habits of that Ancient Empire. In 4 volumes

London, Fisher, Son & Co, (1843-1847)
128 steel engraved views, tissue guards, and 4 engraved titlepages; 4tos, original ornate decorated red cloth gilt, all edges gilt. Spines worn, corners knocked. Illustrated titlepages spotted, else in good condition, the steel engravings very sharp and fresh, with minimal offsetting or foxing

Thomas Allom, English Architect, (1804-1872), is best known for his topographical views of the Middle and Far East

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Item 11
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Description de ce qu'il y a de remarquable a la menagerie et au cabinet d'histoire naturelle; contenant la vie et les habitudes des Animaux feroces qui sont renfermes tant a la Menagerie que dans la Vallee Suisse: suivie des Curiosites qui se trouvent au Cabinet d'Histoire Naturelle. [separate title page] Le petit conducteur au jardin du roi

Paris, Chez J. Moronval, 1818
pp48. 8vo, stab-sewn wrappers, a little soiled, corners curled, else a very good clean copy

A very rare guide to the exotic collection in the park known as La Vallee Suisse in Paris. `Les animaux feroces' include an African hyena sent back to Paris by Baudin "pendant son expedition de Botany-Bay". The exotic birds include red and green "peruches [parakeets ] de la Nouvelle-Hollande". Not in Trove. Moronval started publishing Francois Marie Marchand de Beaumont's guide book to Paris, Le Nouveau Conducteur de l'etranger a Paris, in 1813. It mentioned the public botanical and zoological holdings, but in 1818 Moronval published the present stand-alone booklet which gave much more detail about the birds and animals and the first reference to some from New Holland. It's to be presumed that the Australian parrots listed were gathered on Baudin's expedition and reached France in 1803 or 1804.

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Item 12
Click on the image to see an enlarged version D'URVILLE,  J. S-C. Dumont

Voyages Pittoresques Autour du Monde. Resume general des voyages de decouvertes de Magellan, Tasman, Dampier, Anson, Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Bougainville, Cook, Laperouse, G. Bligh, Vancouver, D'Entrecasteaux, Wilson, Baudin, Flinders, Krusenstern, Porter, Kotzebue, Freycinet, Bellinghausen, Basil Hall, Duperry, Paulding, Beechey, Dumont D'Urville ... 2 Volumes

Paris, Chez L. Tenre, 1834-5, 1st editions
pp[iv], viii, 576; [iv], 584. 6 folding maps, profusely illustrated with 274 copper engravings. 4tos, quarter calf (rebacked using original spines), and marbled boards. Scattered light foxing; boards a little rubbed but a very good set

Ferguson 1771. The voyage of `The Astrolabe' and previous voyages of discovery to the Pacific

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Item 13
FEINT,  Adrian

Australian Ex Libris Society. Bookplate Artists. Number One. Adrian Feint

Sydney, Beacon Press, 1934
Complete with 17 original bookplates (woodcuts and etchings), tipped-in and signed in pencil `Adrian Feint, plus 2 unsigned; 8vo, card wrappers, silk ties. A fine copy

No 3 of 150 copies, fully signed `Adrian Feint'. This copy further signed `to Frank Lane, with all good wishes, Adrian Feint', and with Lane's colour woodcut bookplate (also signed `Adrian Feint') inside front cover. Frank E. Lane, a prominant member of the Ex Libris Society, was the author of an essay `The bookplate - Adrian Feint' in the journal Manuscripts

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Item 14
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HAKEWILL  James

A Picturesque Tour of Italy, from drawings made in 1816-1817

London, John Murray, 1820, first edition
with titlepage, half title, 63 engraved plates, with letterpress text. Folio, [280x390mm], in a cloth binding (sl. soiled), paper titling label on spine. Some foxing, offsetting from some plates, but a good copy with wide, untrimmed margins

The attractive p;ates, mostly scenes of Italy, are by Landseer, Cooke, Hollis and others

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Item 15
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HOWARTH,  R.G. (Guy)

Literary Archive of the Australian scholar, academic, poet and editor. A collection of lectures, articles, essays and verse, all originally in the possession of the bibliophile Walter Stone

Sydney & Capetown, 1950s & 1960s

Born in Tenterfield, NSW, Howarth was a scholar of international repute, mostly for his work in 17th century literature. He taught at the University of Sydney, and from 1955 to 1971 was the Arderne Professor of English Literature at the University of Cape Town where his students included J. M. Coetzee. Howarth was a co-editor of the important Penguin Book of Australian Verse (1958) and published several volumes of poetry himself during the 1940s and 1950s. As well as offprints of published articles, this collection includes unpublished scholarly papers and articles, and his inaugural lecture 'The Life of Literature' . Most interestingly it contains seven annual collections of otherwise unpublished epigrammatic verse from the 1960s, all gestetner-printed and stapled and inscribed `to Wal[ter Stone] from Guy'. Also included are 3 ANZA Newsletters, published by the Australian & New Zealand Association (Capetown), Sept. '57, July '59, Feb. '60, plus President's Report 1958 (Howarth's wife Lilian was the Hon. Secretary.)

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Item 16
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HURLEY,  Frank

Catalogue of an Exhibition of War Photographs by Capt. F. Hurley, late official photographer with the A.I.F., held at the Kodak Salon, Sydney

[Sydney, 1919]
pp12, 4 photo reproductions of Hurley's photographs from the Western Front; 4to, wrappers. Sl. spotting, crease where catalogue has previously been folded, else fine

Foreword by Hurley, who explains `In order to convey accurate battle impressions, I have made several composite pictures, utilising a number of negatives for the purpose'. It was because of this that Hurley fell out with C.E.W. Bean, although Hurley pays tribute to him in the foreword. Rare

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Item 17
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [IRELAND]

4 vividly revealing autograph letters about Irish social and political arrangements at two crucial periods of the country's nationalist progress. In 1783 the Duke of Leinster complains to the Viceroy, Lord Temple, about unfair treatment of officers he was promoting, and the Viceroy replies with elegant indifference. In 1788 Viscount Clifden promotes to the same Viceroy a candidate he favours as Landwaiter in Waterford, and also promises venison. The Viceroy is again not to be moved. In 1800 the Colonel of the Royal Lancashire Volunteers gets a report from a recruiting officer, including information about some men's refusal to serve in Ireland. In 1887 a Scottish physicist, Stewart Balfour, resident in Navan, reports that a pedlar and charwoman, given a cottage by his aunt, has joined the National League and so will have to be evicted. Together with the autographs of Isaac Butt, Edward Carson and Lord Henry Cavendish

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Item 18
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [KANEMATSU,  Fusajiro]

Sixty Years' History of Kanematsu.

Kobe, Kanematsu, 1949 (?)
pp200, 9text in Japanese), full-page colour portrait of Fusarjiro Kanematsu (frontis.), from a painting by Sydney artist Norman Carter; many photographs. 4to, cloth. A handsome production in the dust jacket and slipcase.

A history of the Japanese company with many commercial ties to Australia., including the Kanematsu Memorial Institute of Pathology at Sydney Hospital. Loosely inserted is an 8 page brochure in English, an overview of the company, and an index

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Item 19
Click on the image to see an enlarged version KEATE  George

An Account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean, composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, who, in August 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the Honourable East India Company

London, G. Nicol, 1789. 3rd edition
Engraved portrait frontis., folding chart & 15 engraved plates. 4to. Bound in calf, rebacked & recornered. Some foxing on plates, small corner clipped from title & dedication leaf. Else very good

This account of shipwreck and recue by exotic `noble savages' captured the imagination of Eighteenth century Britain. The Antelope's crew were among the first westerners to make contact with Micronesian peoples. The boy Prince Lee Boo accompanied Captain Wilson back to London, where he died of smallpox. Hill 907

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Item 20
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [LETTERS]

Over 60 letters concerning the art scene in Britain in the latter part of the 19th century, mostly to John Callcott Horsley (1817-1903) who was a painter of historical and domestic scenes, a member of the Royal Academy, and himself the treasurer there from 1882 to 1897. The DNB says he was the 'moving spirit' in organising a series of 'Old Masters' exhibitions at the RA between 1875 and 1890, and that `he was indefatigable in searching for desirable pictures, and in persuading their owners to lend. For such duties he was remarkable well fitted'. The present collection of letters vividly illustrates this talent. It includes correspondence from Lady Butler, G. F. Watts, John Everett Millais, George Scharf, Sir George Grove, the Duke of Bedford, the Marquess of Bristol, the Earl of Cranbrook, Lord Egerton, the Earl of Normanton, Lord Yarborough, Lord Scarsdale. It rather appears that the Reverend John Walker found a rich source of autographs in Horsley who passed on to him a great deal of his apparently ephemeral correspondence

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Item 21
Click on the image to see an enlarged version McCRAE  Hugh

An autograph letter from the poet Hugh McCrae (1976-1958) to Cecil Mann, the editor of "The Bulletin's Red Page. With the envelope dated 26 Sept 1941, sent from 1 Wallaroy Flats, Wallaroy Road, Double Bay. It concerns Mann's editorship of the inaugural "Coast to Coast", Angus & Robertson's annual anthology of Australian Short Stories. It also contains interesting remarks about McCrae himself - "I'm so vain that I hate to appear vain." And about other Australian writers - eg "Steele Rudd ... losing his identity under a multitude of Lindsay brands, L.L. N.L.and P.L." Together with an original pencil portrait of Hugh McCrae (150x240mm), signed `S. A. Sutherland 1943'


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Item 22
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Original Victorian Scrapbook. With the owner signature of John Hill 1843. 200 4to pages with hundreds of scraps and views pasted in or inserted (postcard style)

The views are mostly of European or North American scenes. As well as the coloured decorative scraps, there is a page of very fine cut-outs on black paper. In an attractive 4to pressed leather scrapbook (a little scuffed). Very handsome

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Item 23
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [SHAKESPEARE] COLERIDGE,  S.T

Seven Lectures on Shakespeare and Milton. A list of all the ms. emendations in Mr Collier's folio, 1632, and an introductory preface by J. Payne Collier, esq

London, Chapman & Hall, 1856
ppcxx, 276, 8vo, original publisher's cloth. Foxing, else very good

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Item 24
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [SHAKESPEARE] NICHOLLS,  Isabella S

The Eldest Son Of Queen Elizabeth and some interesting matters associated with his life & doings

Sydney, William Brooks, 1913, 1st edition
pp74, plus `note', col. frontis., b/w plate; 8vo, cloth gilt. Very good

The author claims Francis Bacon was the son of Elizabeth and Robert Dudley, and the author of Shakespeare's plays!

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Item 25
SHAKESPEARE,  William

The First Folio of Shakespeare. The Norton Facsimile prepared by Charlton Hinman. Based on Folios in the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington. The second edition, with a new introduction by Peter W. N. Blayney

New York/London, W. W. Norton, 1996
ppxxviii, 928, b/w portrait; folio, 1/4 morocco over printed linen boards. A very fine, unmarked copy in the printed slip-case

Facsimile of Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies - the 1623 published collection of William Shakespeare's plays. Modern scholars commonly refer to it as the First Folio

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Item 26
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SHAKESPEARE,  William

The Merchant of Venice. Newly Printed from the Folio of 1623. The Players' Shakespeare. Introduction by Harley Granville-Barker. Also offered are Cymbeline, Midsommer Night's Dream, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, and Love's Labour's Lost

London, William Benn, printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, 1923 - 1927
Illustrated in colour by Paul Nash, Thomas Lowinsky, Charles Ricketts and others, and in b/w by Emery Walker, with title-pages in red and black. Folio, original papered boards, linen spine.With the original printed dust wrappers

Each of these Players' Shakespeare's editions was issued as a limited edition of 550 copies

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Item 27
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SHAKESPEARE,  William

The Tempest. Illustrated by Andre Beaurepaire

Paris, Alcools, 1946
Text in English, pages folded in eights and loosely inserted in paper wrappers. The whole enclosed in a cloth chemise and slipcase. With 10 freely inserted copperplates, and illustrations to front wrapper. 4to. No. 104 of 145 copies on papier d'Auvergne. A little rubbing to slipcase, else a very good copy

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Item 28
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [SHAKESPEARE, W.] HUMPHREYS,  A. R., editor

The Arden Shakespeare. The Second Part of the History King Henry IV

London, Methuen, 1966. Uncorrected proof copy
pp242 8vo, original wrappers. Very good

Professor Harold Oliver's copy, with his signature. Other titles in the Arden Shakespeare series, from the Library of Professor Oliver, are availale

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Item 29
SOMERVILLE,  E. OE. & Martin Ross

Some Experiences Of An Irish R.M

London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1899. First edition
pp310, tissue-guarded frontis. & b/w ills. by Somerville. 8vo, pictorial cloth printed in red and black, gilt lettering on spine. A little rubbing to spine extremities, spine sl. leaning. Neat owner name (dated Christmas 1899). A very acceptable copy of a scarce book

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Item 30
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SOUTAR,  D.G

The Australian Golfer

Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1906. First edition
ppxvi, 260, 76 photoplates, 13 text illustrations. 8vo, cloth (shabby & marked), front endpaper replaced

Still an acceptable copy of the scarce first edition

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Item 31
Click on the image to see an enlarged version WAUGH,  Evelyn

The Holy Places. With wood engravings by Reynolds Stone

London, Queen Anne Press, 1952. First edition
8vo, red buckram (a little faint silverfishing to spine), A very good copy in the scarce dust jacket (slightly browned, minimal chipping to spine)

950 copies were printed on Spicer's mould-made Cream Wove paper. This is Waugh's tribute to Jerusalem

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Shakespeare

Item 32
[SHAKESPEARE] BROOKE,  C. F. Tucker

The Shakespeare Apocrypha. Being a collection of fourteen plays which have been ascribed to Shakespeare. Edited, with introduction, notes and bibliography

Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1908. First edition
pplvi, 452; 8vo, cloth, a little marked. Foxing, mainly to edges. A good copy

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Item 33
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [SHAKESPEARE] FAUCIT,  Helena

Some Of Shakespeare's Female Characters. Ophelia, Portia, Desdemona, Juliet, Imogen, Rosalind, Beatrice. By Helena Faucit, Lady Martin

Edinburgh, 1888, 3rd edition
pp364, 24, 8vo, dec. cloth gilt. Foxing to edges, else a good copy

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Item 34
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [SHAKESPEARE] PHIPSON,  Emma

The Animal-Lore of Shakespeare's Time, including quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, fish and insects

London, Kegan Paul, 1883
ppxvi, 476, frontis.; 8vo, cloth. Insc. on endpaper, heavy foxing, else very good

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Item 35
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SHAKESPEARE,  William

Twelfth Night. A facsimile of the first folio text. With an introduction by J. Dover Wilson, and a list of modern readings

London, Faber & Gwyer, n.d
folio, cloth-backed boards. Scattered forcing, else very good in dust jacket

Printed at the Chiswick Press

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Item 36
[SHAKESPEARE ASSOCIATION]

Battle of Nieuport 1600 two News Pamphlets and a Ballad... with an introduction by D.C. Collins

London, OUP, 1935
8vo, papered boards. Some light foxing to prelims, else fine

Shakespeare Association Facsimile No. 9

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Item 37
[SHAKESPEARE ASSOCIATION] NORDEN,  J

Vicissitudo Rerum ... with an introduction by D.C. Collins

London, OUP, 1931
ppxviii, 50, 8vo, papered boards. Some light foxing to prelims, else fine

Shakespeare Association Facsimile No. 4, from the edition of 1600

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Item 38
[SHAKESPEARE ASSOCIATION]

Present Remedies Against The Plague etc. With an introduction by W.P. Barrett

London, OUP, 1933
ppxx, 30, facsimile text and frontis; 8vo, papered boards. Fine

Shakespeare Association Facsimile No. 7

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Item 39
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [SHAKESPEARE, W.] KNIGHT,  G. Wilson

The Sovereign Flower. Shakespeare as the Poet of Royalism together with related essays and indexes to earlier volumes. [And]The Imperial Theme. Further interpretations of Shakespeare's tragedies including the Roman plays. 2 vols

London, Methuen, 1951, 1958. First editions thus
pp368, 324, 8vo, cloth. Foxing, else very good in dust jackets (price clipped)

No owner names or previous markings

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Modern Literature

Item 40
Click on the image to see an enlarged version ABE,  Kobo

The Ruined Map. Translated from the Japanese by E. Dale Saunders

London, Cape, 1971. First English edition
pp296. 8vo, cloth. Offsetting from endpapers, else a good copy in dustjacket

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Item 41
BARRETT,  Michael

Stranger in Galah

New York, W. W. Norton, 1959. First edition
pp222; 8vo, pict. cloth. Very good in price-clipped dustwrapper

Crime novel set in outback Australia

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Item 42
[CHRISTIE, A.] OSBORNE,  Charles

The Life And Crimes Of Agatha Christie

London, 1982. First edition
pp256, photoplates; 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine d/w

Signed and inscribed by Osborne. Inserted are two handwritten postcards from Osborne to Allan Davis (Australian born born West End theatre director), and a typed verse by Davis `The Life and Crimes of Charles Osborne'

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Item 43
Click on the image to see an enlarged version COOK,  Kenneth

Pig

Melbourne, Schwartz, 1980, first edition
pp204, 8vo, cloth. Very good in fine dustwrapper

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Item 44
Click on the image to see an enlarged version DRABBLE,  Margaret

The Millstone

New York, Morrow, 1966, first US edition
pp192; 8vo, cloth backed board. Very good in dustjacket

Margaret Drabble's third novel

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Item 45
GOUDGE,  Elizabeth

The Child From The Sea

London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1970. Uncorrected proof copy, first edition (issued before publicatoion)
pp736, 8vo, wrappers (softcover) Very good in the dustjacket (stained on the blank inside, otherwise very good)

Historical novel about Lucy Walter, mistress of Charles II and mother of the Duke of Monmouth

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Item 46
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HAZZARD,  Shirley

The Great Fire

New York, Farrer, Straus and Giroux, 2003, first edition
pp278. 8vo, cloth (hardback). Fine in fine dust jacket

Signed `Shirley Hazzard'

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Item 47
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HIMES,  Chester

Cotton Comes to Harlem

London, Muller, 1966, first English edition
pp192, 8vo, hard cover. Sl. offsetting to endpapers from dust jacket flaps. Very good in price clipped dust jacket

Novel featuring African American detectives Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson

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Item 48
Click on the image to see an enlarged version JHABVALA,  Ruth Prawer

Get Ready for Battle

London, John Murray, 1962. First edition
pp224, 8vo, cloth. Edges lightly spotted, else very good in fine dustwrapepr (price-clipped)

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Item 49
KEYNES,  John Maynard

The End Of Laissez-faire

London, Hogarth Press, 1926, (reprint same month as first edition)
pp54, 8vo, cloth backed boards, paper label. Board a little sunned, else very good

Woolmer 97

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Item 50
[KEYNES,  John Maynard]

John Maynard Keynes. Hopes betrayed 1883-1920. By Robert Skidelsky

London, Macmillan, 1983. First edition
pp448, b/w plates; 8vo, hard cover. Neat owner name, else very good in dust jacket (sunned on the spine)

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Item 51
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LAWRENCE,  T.E

Seven Pillars Of Wisdom

London, Cape, 1935, first trade edition
pp672, portrait frontis., plates, 4 folding maps; 4to, original brown buckram (hard cover), gilt decorations and lettering. Faint flecking to spine, and some foxing, else a very good copy

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Item 52
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [LAWRENCE, T.E] DOUGHTY,  Charles M

Travels In Arabia Deserta. With an introduction by T.E. Lawrence. New and definitive edition. 2 volumes

London, Cape, 1936/1949
pp648; 696, frontis., text ills, 2 large folding maps; 4tos, hard cover. A little foxing to prelims, else fine in like (price-clipped) dust jackets

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Item 53
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MELLOY,  Camille

Cinq Contes de Noel

Paris, Desclee de Brouwer, 1934
pp70, full-page coloured illustrations by Jeanne Hebbelynck; 4to, pictorial boards, cloth spine. A fine copy

French tales charmingly illustrated

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Item 54
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An Insular Possession

London, Chatto, 1986. First edition
pp594, endpaper maps. 8vo, cloth. Paper tanned, else very good in dust wrapper.

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Item 55
[RICHARDSON,  H.H.]

Henry Handel Richardson. A Life by Michael Ackland

Cambridge University Press, 2004, first edition
pp326, illus, 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket

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Item 56
[RICHARDSON,  H.H.]

Henry Handel Richardson: The Letters. 3 volumes. 1874-1915; 1916-1933; 1934-1936. Edited by Clive Probyn and Bruce Steele, with Rachel Solomon and Patrick O'Neill

Melbourne, Miegunyah Press, 2000, first edition
with photo illustrations. Royal 8vos, cloth. Fine in fine dust jackets

A massive work of scholarship in an elegant edition

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Item 57
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SCOTT,  Paul

The Jewel In The Crown

London, Heinemann, 1966. First edition
pp452, 8vo, cloth. Edges tanned, else very good in price-clipped dustwrapper

The first volume in the `Raj Quartet'.

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Item 58
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SHUTE,  Nevil

Beyond the Black Stump

Melbourne, Heinemann, 1956, First Australian edition
pp298. 8vo, cloth. Some staining, else a good copy in the attractive dust jacket by Biro (some rubbing to top edge, unclipped)

Novel set on a vast sheep station in the North West of Australia

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Item 59
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SHUTE,  Nevil

Ordeal

New York, Morrow, 1939. First edition
pp282. 8vo, cloth. Edges tanning, slight offsetting to endpapers from dust jacket and bookplate, else very good in price-clipped dust jacket

Nevil Shute's third novel

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Item 60
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SHUTE,  Nevil

Slide Rule

London, Heinemann, 1954. First edition
pp248, photoplates. 8vo. A little spotting to edges, else very good in very sl. rubbed dust jacket (price-clipped)

Autobiography of the engineer turned successful novelist. Shute was born in England but spent most of his adult life in Australia

$55 Order or Enquire

Item 61
SIDHWA,  Bapsi

The Bride

London, Cape, 1983, first edition
pp246, 8vo, cloth. Top edges spotted, else good in price-clipped dust jacket

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 62
Click on the image to see an enlarged version STEAD,  Christina

For Love Alone

Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1966, 1st Australian edition
pp502, 8vo, cloth. Top edges dusty, else a good copy in slightly rubbed dust jacket (designed by Charles Blackman)

This important Australian novel was first published in London in 1945

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 63
STEWART,  Harold

A Chime of Windbells. A Year of Japanese Haiku in English Verse. Translations with an essay by Stewart

Rutland/Tokyo, Tuttle, 1969. First edition
pp236, 33 haiku colour ills; 8vo, pictorial cloth. Fne in fine slipcase

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 64
Click on the image to see an enlarged version STOREY,  David

Radcliffe. A novel

London, Longmans, 1963. First edition
pp375, 8vo, cloth, edges spotted, else very good in the sl. rubbed, price-clipped jacket

$30 Order or Enquire

Item 65
TANIZAKI,  Junichiro

The Key. A novel translated from the Japanese by Howard Hibbert

New York, Knopf, 1961, 2nd printing
pp187, 8vo, cloth. foxing to edges & prelims; else a good plus copy in dustwrapper

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 66
TOIBIN,  Colm, editor

Soho Square Six. New Writing from Ireland. With an introduction by Colm Toibin

London, Bloomsbury, 1993. First edition
pp256, b/w ills. 4to, original wrappers (softcover). Covers sl. spotted, with a coffee(?) stain on leading edges. Internally fine

Paul Muldoon, Paul durcan, Anne Enright, Seamus Heaney, roddy doyle, and many more

$22 Order or Enquire

Item 67
VIDAL,  Gore

Kalki. A novel

London, Heinemann, 1978, 1st U.K. edition
pp244, 8vo, cloth. Top edges dusty, else very good in dust jacket

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 68
VIDAL,  Gore

The Pink Triangle and Yellow Star and Other Essays 1976-1982

London, Heinemann, 1982, 1st U.K. edition
pp280, 8vo, cloth. Top edges dusty, else very good in dust jacket (price-clipped)

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 69
WARNER  Sylvia Townsend

One Thing Leading to Another and other stories. Selected and edited by Susanna Pinney

London, Chatto & Windus, 1984, first edition
pp200, 8vo, cloth. Top edges faintly spotted, else very good in price-clipped dust jacket

Short stories

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Item 70
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [WEST,  Morris]

Children of the Sun

London, Heinemann, 1958. Reprint
pp316, 8vo, cloth. Edges tanned, else very good in fine dustwrapper

West's account of the children of the slums of Naples, and the young Italian priest, Father Borelli, and his attempts to save them. Signed `Morris L. West'

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 71
Click on the image to see an enlarged version WEST,  Morris

The Lovers

Melbourne, Heinemann, 1993. First edition
pp314, 8vo, cloth. Edges tanned, else fine in fine dustwrapper

West's last novel. Signed `Morris L. West' and inscribed to the entertainer Jeanie Little. Inserted is the programme and menu for West's Testimonial Dinner, held at the Hilton Hotel, Sydney

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 72
Click on the image to see an enlarged version WILLO.

Further Adventures of Wongabilla and his baby wallaby. By Willo & Billo

Sydney, Supertone, n.d.[1940s] First edition
pp128, with b/w & colour illus; 4to, pictorial boards. A very good copy in the dust jacket with very slight chipping at spine (now protected)

A wonderfully un-PC children's story about a little `fuzzy-wuzzy' in the New Guinea jungle. With references to WW2. Muir 8042

$50 Order or Enquire

Item 73
Click on the image to see an enlarged version WRIGHT,  Richard

Native Son

Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1940. First Australian edition
pp404, 8vo, cloth. Edges spotted, else very good in like d/w (very slight rubbing to edges)

A very good copy of this classic of African American literature

$75 Order or Enquire

Women

Item 74
ANDERSON,  Bonnie S, and Judith P Zinsser

A History of Their Own. Woman in Europe from prehistory to the present. Volume 1.

New York, Harper & Row, 1988. First edition
pp592, illus, 8vo, cloth (hardback). A sprinkle of spotting to upper edges, cloth sl. bowed, else fine in the dustwrapper

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 75
ARETZ,  Gertrude

The Elegant Woman. From the Rococo Period to Modern Times. Translated, with a preface, by James Laver

London, Harrap, 1932. First edition
pp316, 6 colour and 57 mono plates. 4to, cloth, edges spotted, else very good in dust jacket

Inscription on front fly, dated 1934

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Item 76
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ATKINSON, L.] CLARKE,  Patricia

Pioneer Writer. The life of Louisa Atkinson: novelist, journalist, naturalist. By Patricia Clarke

Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1990. First edition
pp260, b/w illus; 8vo, hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket

Biography of Australia's first native-born woman novelist

$30 Order or Enquire

Item 77
BAER,  Ann

Medieval Woman. Village Life in the Middle Ages

London, Michael O'Mara, 1996. First edition
pp236, 8vo, cloth (hardback). A sprinkle of spotting to upper edges, else fine in the dustwrapper

$28 Order or Enquire

Item 78
BASSETT,  Marnie

The Governor's Lady. Mrs Philip Gidley King

London, Oxford University Press, 1956, second edition
pp132, b/w plates; 8vo, hard cover. A very good copy in dust jacket

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 79
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BLACKBURN,  V

Vera Blackburn. Exhibition of linocuts. Catologue compiled by Roger Butler

Melbourne, Deutsher Galleries, 1979
pp24, b/w ills; 4to, illus. wrappers. Very good

$20 Order or Enquire

Item 80
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BROOKE,  Christopher

The Medieval Idea of Marriage

Oxford, 1990. Reprint
pp326, photoplates. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine (price-cliped) dustwrapper

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 81
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [BURNEY,  Fanny]

Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay (1778-1840) as edited by her niece Charlotte Barrett. With preface and notes by Austin Dobson. In six volumes

London, Macmillan, 1904-5. First editions
gravure plates, facsimiles; roy. 8vo, original red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Cloth darkened, a little foxing, mainly to edges. A very good set of this handsome edition

Fanny Burney (Madame D'Arblay) knew everyone who was anyone in the worlds of society, art, music and literature. An intimate of the court of King George III and Queen Charlotte, amongst her friends were Walter Scott, Samuel Johnson and Mrs Thrale

$395 Order or Enquire

Item 82
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BURNEY,  Fanny

Evelina or the history of a young lady's entrance into the world. With notes, Indexes, and illustrations from contemporary sources edited by Sir Frank D. Mackinnon

Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1930, first this edition
pp590, 14 plates; roy. 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards. Very good. The most acclaimed novel by Burney, daughter of Charles, sister of James, and friend of Queen Charlotte

$150 Order or Enquire

Item 83
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [BURNEY, F] MOORE,  F. Frankfort

The Keeper of the Robes

London, Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]
x, 468, 7 tipped-in plates; roy. 8vo, cloth gilt with paper illus. front board. Foxing, edges darkened, else a good copy

Daughter of Charles Burney, sister of James (who sailed with Captain Cook on his last two voyages), and connected with everyone in London's musical and literary society, Burney reluctantly accepted this position at the court of George III and Queen Charlotte

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Item 84
CASTOR,  Helen

She-Wolves. The Women Who ruled England Before Elizabeth

London,Faber, 2000. First edition
ppxvi, 474, colour plates. Roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket

$30 Order or Enquire

Item 85
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CONWAY,  Jill Ker

True North. A memoir

London, Hutchinson, 1994. First edition
pp250 (4), 8vo, cloth. Edges tanned, else fine in fine dust jacket

Continues the story of Ker Conway 's The Road from Coorain. her moving account of her early life in the Australian bush. This memoir deals with her years at Harvard, her marriage, and her passionate advocacy for the education of women

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 86
CRAWFORD,  Anne, editor

Letters of the Queens of England 1100-1547

London, Alan Sutton, 1994. First edition
pp250, b/w ills. 8vo, cloth. Sl. spotting to top edges, else fine in fine dust jacket (price-clipped)

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Item 87
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CUMES,  J.W.C

Their Chastity was not too Rigid.Leisure times in early Australia

Sydney, Longman, 1979
ppxvi, 378, b/w illus; lge. 8vo, hard cover. A little spotting to edges, else fine in dust jacket

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 88
Click on the image to see an enlarged version DAVIDSON,  Jim

Lyrebird Rising. Louise Hanson-Dyer of l'Oiseau-Lyre 1884-1962

Melbourne, Miegunyah Press, 1994, first edition
pp578, b/w photographs; lge. 8vo, cloth (hardback). Fine in fine dust wrapper

A biography of the Australian born, Parisian based founder of l'Oiseau-Lyre (Lyrebird Press) who at one time assisted the poet Shaw Neilson. No 14 in the Miegunyah Press Series

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Item 89
DOHERTY,  Paul

Isabella and the Strange Death of Edward II

London, Constable, 2003. First edition
pp262, 8vo, cloth. Fne in fine dust jacket

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 90
FELL,  Christine, Clark, Cecily, and Elizabeth Williams

Women in Anglo-Saxon England and the impact of 1066

London, Colonnade, 1984. First edition
pp208, b/w ills., 8vo, cloth. Sl. spotting to top edges, else fine in fine dust jacket (price-clipped)

$30 Order or Enquire

Item 91
Click on the image to see an enlarged version FRY,  E

Memoir of the Life of Elizabeth Fry, with extracts from her Journal and Letters. By two of her daughters. 2 volumes

London, Charles Gilpin, 1847, first edition
ppxii, 496, (4); viii, 524, (6), engraved frontis. to each vol. 8vo, original bind stamped cloth, gilt lettering. Some foxing to frontis. of vol. 1, else very good copies

For more than 25 years Elizabeth Fry visited every convict ship leaving for Australia. She founded the `British Ladies' Society for Promoting the Reformation of Female Prisoners in 1821'. As well as giving birth to 11 children, she also worked for the education of working women, the homeless, and the mentally ill

$395 Order or Enquire

Item 92
Click on the image to see an enlarged version GATTEY,  Charles Neilson

Queens Of Song

London, 1979. 1st ed
pp248, photoplates; 8vo, bound in full leather gilt. Fine

Melba, Malibran, Tetrazzini, Patti, Lind, and other divas

$30 Order or Enquire

Item 93
GREER,  Germaine

Slop-shod Sibyls. Recognition, rejection, and the woman poet

London, Viking, 1995. First ediiton
pp518, photoplates. 8vo, cloth (hardcover). Neat owner name, else fine in fine dustjacket

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Item 94
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HETHERINGTON,  John

Melba. A biography

Melbourne, Cheshire, 1967. First edition
pp312, b/w & col. plates; roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine d/w

Biography of the great Australian diva

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Item 95
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HILTON,  Lisa

Queen's Consort. England's Medieval Queens

London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2008
ppxiv, 482, plates, 8vo, cloth. Fine in dustwrapper

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Item 96
HUGHES,  Mary Kent

Matilda Waltzes With The Tommies

Melbourne, 1946 (rep.)
pp176, endpaper maps, plates; 8vo, hard cover. Nice copy in the attractive dust jacket

An Australian woman's travels whilst on active service with the British Army

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Item 97
KAYE,  M. M

The Golden Calm. An English Lady's Life in Moghul Delhi. Reminiscences by Emily, Lady Clive Bayley, and her Father, Sir Thomas Metcalfe

London, Web & Bower, 1980. First edition
pp220, profusely illus. in colour; 4to, leatherette. Top edges sl. dusty, else very good in dustjacket (price-clipped)

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Item 98
Click on the image to see an enlarged version KLAPISCH-ZUBER,  Christine, editor

A History of Women in the West II. Silences of the Middle Ages

Harvard University Press, 1992. First edition
pp576, illustrated; large 8vo, cloth. Some spotting to edges, else fine in fine dustwrapper

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Item 99
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LABARGE,  Margaret Wade

Women in Medieval Life. A Small Sound of the Trumpet

London, Hamish Hamilton, 1986. First edition
pp272, illustrated; 8vo, cloth. Edges spotted, else fine in sl. sunned dustwrapper

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Item 100
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LEYSER,  Henrietta

Medieval Women. A social history of Women in England 450 - 1500

London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1995, first edition
ppxii, 338, photoplates. 8vo, cloth. Edges sl. dusty, else fine in fine dustwrapper

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 101
LINDSAY,  Joan

Time Without Clocks

Melbourne, Cheshire, 1962. First edition
pp216, 8vo, cloth. Very good in sl. darkened dust wrapper

Autobiography of the author of `Picnic at Hanging Rock', and wife of Sir Daryl Lindsay of the talented Lindsay family

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Item 102
Click on the image to see an enlarged version LLEWELLYN,  Bernard

China's Courts and Concubines. Some people in Chinese History

London, George Allen, 1956. First edition
pp214, illustrated. 8vo, hardback. Edges a little dusty, else very good in dustwrapepr

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Item 103
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [MCCRAE, G.] NIALL,  Brenda

Georgiana A Biography of Georgiana McCrae, painter, diarist, pioneer. With a catalogue of the plates by Caroline Clemente

Melbourne University Press, 1994 (rep.)
pp346, b/w & colour photoplates, 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine dustjacket

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 104
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MCGRATH,  E

The Work Of Eileen McGrath. With contributions by G. Rayner Hoff, E.H. Shea, Norman Lindsay, Leslie Wilkinson and J.S. McDonald and others

Sydney, 1931
tipped-in col. plates, b/w ills; 4to, card boards with printed (a little chipped at lower spine and extremities. a little foxing, else a very good copy). Dust jacket

One of only 1000 numbered copies for private distribution, signed by McGrath, Shea (the printer) and Rayner Hoff. Norman Lindsay contributed an extensive foreword. An important example of Australian fine press printing

$195 Order or Enquire

Item 105
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [MELBA, N]

Original signature from an album page, signed `Nellie Melba', mounted with a photograph for display

$245 Order or Enquire

Item 106
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [MELBA, N]

Original signature on an album page from the collection of Alexander L. Jonas. Signed `Yours Truly Nellie Melba 1928'. Mounted for dispay with a copy of an earlier photograph

$245 Order or Enquire

Item 107
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MEREDITH,  Louisa Anne

My Home In Tasmania

Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove, 1979
pp222, plus b/w ills; folio, hard cover gilt, very faint spotting to top edges. Very good in dust jacket

No. 20 of 500 numbered & initialled copies published by Sullivan's Cove Press

$125 Order or Enquire

Item 108
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MITCHELL,  Blanche

Blanche. An Australian Diary 1858-1861. With notes by Edna Hickson and illustrated by Jill Francis

Sydney, John Ferguson, 1980
pp288, b/w illus. by Jill Francis; sm. 4to, cloth. Fine in the printed clear wrapper. Signed `Edna Hickson'

The daughter of colonial Australia's Surveyor-General, Blanche Mitchell's diaries present a charming picture of early Sydney, centred around her two beautiful homes, Lindesay, and Carthona

$30 Order or Enquire

Item 109
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MODJESKA,  Drusilla

Exiles At Home. Australian Women Writers 1925-1945

Sydney, Sirius, 1981. First edition
pp284; 8vo, cloth. Lower edge sl. shelf rubbed, else very good in fine d/w

First published book by the author of the acclaimed `Stravinsky's Lunch' Places the writers (Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Eleanor Dark, Jean Devanny, Dymphna Cusack and Betty Roland) against the literary, social and political scene in Australia and overseas. Signed by Drusilla Modjeska

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 110
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Stravinsky's Lunch

Sydney, Macmillan, 1999. First edition
pp364, colour & b/w photoplates. 4to cloth. Small owner name, else fine in like d/w

Critical biographies of the Australian painters Stella Bowen and Grace Cossington Smith in the first decades of the twentieth century

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 111
Click on the image to see an enlarged version NOLAN,  Cynthia

One Traveller's Africa

London, 1965
pp254, 12 full-page col. plates by Sidney Nolan; 8vo, hard cover. Owner inscription, else very good in dust jacket

This journey resulted in Sidney Nolan's famous 'African Journey' paintings

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 112
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [O'KEEFFE, G.] PATTEN,  Christine Taylor

O'Keeffe at Abiquiu. Photographs by Myron Wood

New York, Abrams, 1995. First edition
pp120, b/w photo-plates; 4to, hard cover. Fine in like dust jacket

Signed in pencil by the photographer

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 113
PELIKAN,  Jaroslav

Mary through the Centuries. Her Place in the History of Culture

New Haven, Yale, 1996
pp270, b/w & colour plates; 8vo, hardback. Neat owner name. Fine in dustwrapper

Scholarly and beautifully illustrated book on the Virgin Mary

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 114
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The Art Of Beatrix Potter. With an Appreciation by Anne Carroll Moore, and Notes to each section by Enid and Leslie Linder

London, Fredericke Warne & Co. 1980. Reprint
ppxxvi, 406, numerous col. plates, b/w ills; roy. 8vo, leatherette. Owner name, else a fine copy in dust jacket

A handsome book on the development of Potter's work, leading up to the writing and illustrating of her books

$65 Order or Enquire

Item 115
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [POTTER,  Beatrix]

The History Of The Writings Of Beatrix Potter. Including unpublished work: by Leslie Linder

London, Warne, 1979, reprint
ppxxviii, 446, colour plates, b/w ills. 8vo, cloth. Owner name, edges spotted, else fine in dust jacket

$55 Order or Enquire

Item 116
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [POTTER, B] LINDER,  Leslie

The Journal Of Beatrix Potter from 1881-1897. Transcribed from her code writings by Leslie Linder. With an appreciation by H.l. Cox

London, Warne, 1979, reprint, with corrections
pp448, colour plates, b/w ills; roy. 8vo, cloth. Very good in sl. sunned dust wrapper

Illustrated with facsimile pages from the Journal, examples of her drawings and water colours, photographs of the Potter family, and of some of the places mentioned

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 117
Click on the image to see an enlarged version PROCTOR,  T

The World of Thea Proctor. By Barry Humphries, Andrew Sayers, Sarah Engledow

Sydney, Craftsman House for the National Portrait Gallery, 2005. 1st edition
pp186, col. & b/w plates; folio, softcover. Fne

The most comprehensive monograph on the artist to date

$65 Order or Enquire

Item 118
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [ROWAN, E] HAZZARD,  Margaret

Australia's Brilliant Daughter. Artist, Naturalist, Explorer 1848 - 1922

Melbourne, Greenhouse, 1984. First edition
pp160, colour and b/w illustrations. 4to, hardcover. Fine in fine dust jacket

$55 Order or Enquire

Item 119
[ROWAN, E] SAMUEL,  H. J

Wild Flower Hunter. The story of Ellis Rowan. By H.J. Samuel. Illustrated by Maie Casey

London, 1961. 1st edition
pp152, col. & b/w ills; 8vo, cloth. Very good in sl. browned d/w

Australian flower painter whose work was admired by Queen Victoria, and who, with Alice Lounsberry in America, collaborated on some of the earliest books on wildflowers

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 120
STAFFORD,  Pauline

Queens, Concubines and Dowagers. The King's Wife in the Early Middle Ages

London, Batsford Academic, 1983. First edition
pp248, b/w ills. 8vo, cloth. Spotting to top edges, else very good in fine dust jacket (price-clipped)

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 121
SUTHERLAND,  J

Joan Sutherland. La Stupenda. By Brian Adams

Sydney, 1982 (rep)
pp330, photo plates; 4to, hard cover. Fine dust jacket

Signed by Sutherland and Richard Bonynge

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 122
SUTHERLAND,  Joan

A Prima Donna's Progress. The autobiography of Joan Sutherland

Sydney, Random House, 1997. First edition
pp486, photo plates; large 8vo , cloth. Fine in fine d/w

Joan Sutherland's signed presentation copy

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 123
SWABEY,  Fiona

Medieval Gentlewoman. Life in a Widow's Household in the Later Middle Ages

London, Alan Sutton, 1999. First edition
pp210, b/w ills. 8vo, cloth. Sl. spotting to top edges, else fine in fine dust jacket

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 124
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [TURNER, E.] YARWOOD,  A.T

From A Chair In The Sun. The life of Ethel Turner

Melbourne, Viking, 1994. 1st edition, signed
pp392, photo-plates; 8vo, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket

Inscribed presentation copy from the author

$30 Order or Enquire

Item 125
VITZ,  Erika

Women in the Medieval Town

London, Barrie & Jenkins, 1990. First edition
pp200, colour & b/w ills. 8vo, cloth. Sl. spotting to top edges, else fine in fine dust jacket

$30 Order or Enquire

Item 126
Click on the image to see an enlarged version WALLACE,  Christine

Greer Untamed Shrew

Sydney, Macmillan, 1997. 1st ed
pp384, plates, 8vo, cloth, d/w. Very good

$22 Order or Enquire

Item 127
WEIR,  Alison

Isabella She-Wolf of France, Queen of England

London, Cape, 2005. First edition
ppxviii, 494, colour & b/w plates. Roy. 8vo, cloth. Sl. tanning, else fine in fine dust jacket

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 128
WEIR,  Alison

Katherine Swynford. The story of John of Gaunt and his Scandalous Duchess

London, Cape, 2007. First edition
ppxviii, 366, colour & b/w plates. Roy. 8vo, cloth. Sl. tanning to edges, else fine in fine dust jacket

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 129
Click on the image to see an enlarged version WINSTANLEY,  Eliza

Her Natural Life. A tale of the 1830s. With an introduction by Victor Crittenden

Canberra, 1992
pp194, 4to, half morocco, marbled boards. Mint

First published in 1876

$75 Order or Enquire

Item 130
WOOLGAR,  C. M

The Great Household in Late Medieval England

Yale University Press, 1999. First edition
pp246, colour &b/w illustrations. 4to, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket

$35 Order or Enquire

Food

Item 131
Click on the image to see an enlarged version ADAMSON,  Melitta Weiss

Food in Medieval Times

Greenwood Press, 2004. First edition
pp260, 8vo, glazed boards. Fine

In the Food in History series

$30 Order or Enquire

Item 132
Click on the image to see an enlarged version ARGYRIOU,  Ellen, Tess Mallos, & others

The 200 Years History of Australian Cooking

Sydney, Polly Books, [1988]
pp320, colour plates & sepia illus., folio [210x290mm], imitation morocco, gilt lettering. Fine in fine slipcase

A handsome & well illustrated book, which includes chapters on aboriginal food before the arrival of the First Fleet, the early settlement, and recipes of modern-day cooking. Includes chapters on the development of the food industry, especially the Edgell Birdseye company. Also includes a bibliography

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 133
BLACK,  Maggie

The Medieval Cookbook

London, British Museum Press, 1993. First edition
pp142, b/w & colour illustrations; large 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine, price-clipped dustwrapper

A very attractive book of 80 recipes, the illustrations are drawn from medieval paintings

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 134
Click on the image to see an enlarged version BLACK,  Maggie, and others

A Taste of History. 10,000 years of food in Britain

London, British Museum Press, 1993. First edition
pp350, text illustrations by Peter Brears; large 8vo, cloth. Very good in fine dustwrapper

$40 Order or Enquire

Item 135
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CRIBB,  A.B. & J.W

Wild Food In Australia

Sydney, Collins, 1975. First edition
pp240, col. & b/w ills by Charles McCubbin; 8vo, cloth. Owner name, else very good in dust wrapper

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 136
Click on the image to see an enlarged version CROSSLEY-HOLLAND,  Nicole

Living and Dining in Medieval Paris

Cardiff, University of Wales Press, 1996. First edition
pp338, illustrated. 8vo, cloth, sl. bowing to front board, else fine in fine dustwrapper

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 137
[DUMAS] DAVIDSON,  Alan, introduction

Dumas on Food. Selections from Le Grand Dictionaire de Cuisine. Translated by Alan & Jane Davidson

London, Folio Society, 1978, first edition thus
pp324, b/w illus; 8vo, illus. cloth. Bookplate on free endpaper, else fine in fine slipcase

$65 Order or Enquire

Item 138
Click on the image to see an enlarged version FLETCHER,  Nichola

Charlemagne's Tablecloth. A Piquant History of Feasting

London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004. First edition
pp252, illustrated in colour & b/w. 8vo, cloth. Fine in fine unclipped dustwrapper

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 139
Click on the image to see an enlarged version HADLINGTON,  James

Hadlington's Australian Poultry Book

Sydney, 1952 (rep.)
pp168, b/w plates & illus; 8vo, papered boards, sl. bowed, else a very good copy in sl. chipped dust jacket

$25 Order or Enquire

Item 140
HAMMOND,  P. W.

Food and Feast in Medieval England

London, Alan Sutton, 1993. First edition
pp176, colour &b/w illustrations. 4to, cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 141
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Bush Tucker. Australia's Wild Food Harvest

Sydney, 1989, first edition
pp232, colour ills. 4to, hardcover. Fine in dust jacket

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 142
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MARTINO OF COMO.

The Art Of Cooking. The first modern cookery book... Edited and with an introduction by Luigi Ballerini, translated and annotated by Jeremy Parzen, with fifty modernised recipes by Stefania Barzini

University of California Press, 2005
pp208, 4to, cloth. Neat owner name, fine in fine dust jacket

In the California Studies in Food & Culture series

$35 Order or Enquire

Item 143
Click on the image to see an enlarged version MENNELL,  Stephen

All Manners of Food. Eating and taste in England and France from the Middle Ages to the Present

Oxford, Blackwell, 1985. First edition
ppxii, 380, plates, endpaper ills; 8vo, cloth. Edges spotted, else fine in fine dustwrapper

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Item 144
Click on the image to see an enlarged version PENNELL,  Elizabeth Robins

My Cookery Books. With a foreword by Michael McKirdy

London, Holland Press, 1983, first edition thus
ppv172, illus. Sm. 4to, cloth backed papered boards. Some spotting to edges, else very good

First published in 1903. This edition is limited to 500 handnumbered copies . This is number 422

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Item 145
Click on the image to see an enlarged version [RUNDELL,  Maria]

A New System Of Domestic Cookery; formed upon principles of economy, and adapted to the use of private families. By a Lady

London, John Murray, 1833. A new edition, corrected and augmented, with a new chapter on French cookery
ppliv, 448, frontis., & 9 engraved plates; 8vo, bound in cloth (probably 19th century, chipped). Paper browned, foxing, plates roughly handled at leading edge. Else a good copy

First published in 1806, it was the first of the 19th Century cookbooks aimed at the rising middle-classes

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Item 146
SCHMIDT,  Hanspeter

Menu Designs

New York, Rizzoli, (1981)
pp160, col. & b/w illus; 4to, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket

A collection of the best examples of the genre

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Item 147
Click on the image to see an enlarged version SEWARD,  Desmond

Monks and Wine. Foreword by Hugh Johnson

London, Mitchel Beazley, 1979. First edition
pp208, illus. in colour & b/w, maps. 4to, cloth. Fine in dustwrapper

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Item 148
Click on the image to see an enlarged version TANNAHILL,  Reay

Food In History

London, Methuen, 1973.First edition
pp448, photoplates & text illustrations; roy. 8vo, cloth (hardback). Very good in dust jacket (sl. torn at top of spine)

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Item 149
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Richer than Spices. How a royal bride's dowry introduced cane, lacquer, cottons, tea and porcelain to England, and so revolutionized taste, manners, craftsmanship, and history in both England and America

New York, Knopf, 1965. First edition
ppxx, 224, viii, illustrated. 4to, cloth. Very good in dustwrapper (price-clipped and a little chipped)

The dowry of Charles II's bride, Catherine of Braganza, included the deed to the former Portuguese colony of Bombay. This brought about the establishment of the East India Company, and opened new trade routes for England

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Item 150
Click on the image to see an enlarged version TOUSSAINT-SAMAT,  M

A History of Food. Translated from the French by Anthea Bell

London, Blackwell, 1993. Reprint
pp800, b/w illustrations; 4to, cloth (hardback). A little spotting to top edges, else fine in fine dustwrapper

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Item 151
WALLIS-TAYLER,  A.J

Refrigeration Cold Storage And Ice-making

London, Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1909, 2nd edition
ppxxi, 590, 32, 368 illus; 8vo, cloth, sl. rubbed. Very good

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