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Practical Tutor for the Clarinet in the Simple and the Boehm Systems and the Corno di Bassetto [Plate: H.& S.3939].
Langey, Otto.
Hawkes & Son London 1905 
  Paperback small folio, good plus condition, card cover, red cloth spine, minor foxing, pages toned, corner front cover creased, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark, owner's written name front cover (crossed out). 130 pp. (Estimated date, 1900 - 1910, Trove.) Mainly sheet music of instructional pieces for the clarinet. Plus a few pages of notes on clarinet playing at the beginning. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17161  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Tunisia and the Modern Barbary Pirates.
Vivian, Herbert.
C. Arthur Pearson London 1899 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original dark green cloth cover (gilt & red lettering & decoration, cloth little flecked), new endpapers, foldout map frontispiece, black & white plates & text-photos, fore-edge pages untrimmed, edgewear, minor pencil annotation. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 341 pp. An account of Tunisia in the 1890s, said by the author to be more objective than previous prejudiced accounts by both French colonialists and prejudiced English writers. Includes description of Islam, cuisine, natural history, customs, governance and the ongoing problem of pirates. 
Price: 160.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16485  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Cole’s Treasury of Song: A Collection of the Most Popular Songs [Old and New].
Cole, E. W.
E. W. Cole Melbourne / Sydney / Adelaide 1910 
  Hardback small, no jacket, good condition, green cloth cover (little flecked), pages toned, tide marks (water damage now dry) rear cover (bubbling rear pastedown), some foxing endpapers & edges (minimally internally), some edgewear, rubber bookshop stamp. 384 pp. A collection of the words of popular songs in the early 1900s. Index to first lines and titles at the front. (Estimated date, about 1910, NLA catalogue. Green, blue and red cloth covers known for this book. Rubber stamp of Basement Book Co, George Street, Sydney.). 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17478  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Settlement at Port Phillip 1835 [Victoriana Collection].
Batman, John.
ISBN: 0909174377
Queensberry Hill Press [Melbourne, Carlton] 1983 
  Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering), very good condition, brown endpapers, two tipped in sepia (brown-tinted) drawings, large foldout map at rear, in cardboard slipcase (little creased). 57 pp. (Copy 145 of limited edition of 155 copies.) This account is reprinted from The Journal of Australasia, July and August 1856, published by George Slater in Melbourne. It is reprinted word for word without correction to grammar, punctuation, place names or titles. John Batman (1801 – 1839) was an Australian entrepreneur who settled in Van Diemen's Land in the 1820s, and later he explored the Port Phillip Bay area on the Australian mainland with a view to establishing a new settlement there (which later became the city of Melbourne). The treaty he negotiated with local Aborigines in 1835 to acquire land was controversial, as he offered tools, blankets and food in exchange for thousands of hectares of land. 
Price: 160.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17380  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Crozet’s Voyage to Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Ladrone Islands, and the Philippines, in the Years 1771 - 1772. With a Preface and Brief Reference to the Literature of New Zealand by Jas. R. Boose, Librarian of the Colonial Institute.
Crozet, Lieut. Julien Marie; Roth, Henry Ling (translator); Boose, Jas R.
Truslove & Shirley London 1891 
  Hardback (22.4 x 15.0 cm), original publisher's brown cloth cover (little faded, notably top half front cover), gilt spine lettering, good plus condition, black endpapers, top edge gilt, appendices, index, fold-out single-colour map (small tear near spine), black & white plates (including frontispiece), black & white drawings (some full-page, one fold-out), front inner hinge lightly split, corners lightly bumped (spine ends chipped), edgewear. 148 pp. (First English language edition. Limited edition of 500 copies, this being copy 454, initialled by the translator.) Originally published in French in 1783, edited from Crozet's papers by the Abbe Rochon. The only printed account of a voyage to search for Terra Australis to serve as an alternate French base on the route to India, and thus cut off British shipping lanes in times of war. They discovered the Crozet Islands and visited Tasmania. On reaching New Zealand, Captain Marion Dufresne and 26 of his crew were killed by Maoris at the Bay of Islands. Crozet became captain of the Mascarin on its homeward journey via Guam, the Philippines, and Mauritius. 
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12816  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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History and Description: Mr Tebbutt’s Observatory, Windsor, New South Wales.
Tebbutt, John.
Joseph Cook & Co., Printers Sydney 1887 
  Paperback small octavo, good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover (covers staples), edge pieces missing covers, small pieces missing spine, archival tape repairs front cover, minimal foxing endpapers, rubber stamp, owner's written name front cover. 74 pp. A scarce pamphlet written by the astronomer John Tebbutt who owned a private observatory at Windsor, just northwest of Sydney. Rubber stamp and written name of Glasgow Observatory. 
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16587  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Songs of Bushland.
McNutt, Mollie.
Winn & Co (Printers) Sydney 1920 
  Paperback trade, fair condition, illustrated card covers, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), small pieces missing cover edges, little loss spine ends, covers little faded, minor foxing & light toning pages. 95 pp. A reading copy of a charming small book of poetry about Australia's bushland and the wonderful birds and animals the author loved. This book has has been well-loved in the past and would make a nice addition to an Australian nature book collection. Cover illustration: kookaburra and magpie in a tree. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26567  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Journey Across the Western Interior of Australia: With an Introduction and Additions by Charles H. Eden [Australiana Facsimile Editions].
Warburton, Colonel Peter Egerton; Eden, Charles H.; Bates, H. W. (editor).
Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA) Adelaide 1968 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, green leatherette cover (gilt lettering spine), large foldout colour map inside rear cover, black & white engravings & frontispiece & vignette title page, minimal foxing edges, minor edgewear. 307 pp. Facsimile edition. Warburton was the first explorer to cross the Australian continent from Alice Springs on the telegraph line, to Roebourne on the west coast (1873 - 1874). He was provided with 17 camels and six months supplies. He sought to arrive at the Swan River colony but was driven north. They endured long periods of extreme heat with little water, and survived only by killing the camels for meat. They were first to conquer the formidable Great Sandy Desert. Warburton was so dehabilitated that an edited volume was prepared on his behalf. A preface summarises some previous expeditions. Eden was author of "My Wife and I in Queensland". Bates was Assistant Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, London. (Originally published, Sampson Low, London, 1875. No 11 in this facsimile series. Limited edition, 476 copies, as stated by Treloar.). 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16667  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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L’Aurore Australe [French language].
Biard D’Aunet, [Georges].
Librairie Plon: Plon-Nourrit et Cie, Impimeurs-Editeurs Paris 1907 
  Hardback very small, goodcondition, marbled cloth cover, leather spine (gilt spine lettering, raised bands, sticker mark), marbled endpapers, pages toned as usual, minimal EX-LIBRARY (rubber stamps, label remnants front cover), edgewear, minor annotation first pages. 403 pp. (French language.) Subtitle: "La societe australienne, le socialisme en Australie, la constitution australienne et son fonctionnement, la valeur et la situation materielles de l'Australie, l'Australie vue de dehors." An interesting French perspective on Australian society and politics contemporary with the birth of the Commonwealth of Australia. Based on personal observations from 1893 to 1905 plus two published articles. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17029  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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General and Garrison Orders of Port Phillip [Victoriana Collection].
Collins, David; Shillinglaw, J. J. (introduction).
ISBN: 0909174415
Queensberry Hill Press [Melbourne, Carlton] 1984 
  Hardback octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering, slightly faded), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, two portraits tipped in (including frontispiece), slipcase MISSING, copy 1. 105 + 8 pp. (Copy 117 of limited edition of 155 copies. Publishers catalogue at rear.) This facsimile edition was originally issued as Parliamentary Paper No. 15, titled "Port Phillip. First Survey and Settlement Of", and published the following year in octavo format as "Historical Records of Port Phillip: the First Annals of the Colony of Victoria" (Ferguson 15655). 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12784  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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After Many Days: Being the Reminiscences of Cuthbert Fetherstonhaugh.
Fetherstonhaugh, Cuthbert.
E. W. Cole Melbourne 1917 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, green cloth cover, black & white plates (including frontispiece portrait), top edge foxed, cover fore-edge bumped (corner bumped rear cover), gilt lettering spine faded, endpapers toned, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, spine ends little chipped, rubber library stamp front free flyleaf (gilt library stamp front cover), small round hole top edge near spine rear cover (metal reinforcement), bookshop sticker & rubber stamp. 416 pp. First edition. The memoirs of a sheep rancher from the Rockhampton region, Queensland. (Rubber stamp of the A. J. Soutar Library, Commercial Banking Company of Sydney. Angus & Robertson sticker. Tyrrells Book Shop rubber stamp.). 
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17336  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Three Elephant Power and Other Stories.
Paterson, A. B.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1917 
  Hardback small, no jacket (missing) as common, good condition, pictorial green cloth cover, endpapers toned, pages lightly toned as common, few small faded patches cloth cover, endpapers & edges foxed, edgewear. 140 pp. Humorous short stories originally published in the Bulletin magazine, Evening News, Town and Country Journal, Sydney Mail, and Pastoral Review. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17438  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Directions for Using the Remington Standard Typewriter: Visible Models 10 and 11.
Remington.
Remington Typewriter Company New York 1908 
  Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white drawings, faint vertical crease covers & pages, pages lightly toned, minor foxing edges. 22 pp. (Estimated date, 1908.). 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15011  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Popular Manual of Australian Banking: Being a Brief and Concise Exposition of the Law, Principles, and Practice of Banking in the Commonwealth of Australia.
Reid, Thomas C.
Commonwealth of Australia / E. W. Cole Melbourne 1908 
  Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, original red cloth cover (gilt lettering, embossed borders), spine little faded (base spine chipped), pages lightly toned, endpapers little foxed, minor edgewear. 96 pp. Second edition. A popular guide to banking by a bank manager, designed for merchants and storekeepers, and bank account holders, who do not require extensive knowledge of baking law. (Estimated date, Trove catalogue, 1908. A popular book, published by the eccentric Melbourne bookseller. Lists his two shops in Sydney, one in Adelaide.). 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17173  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Old Sydney: Illustrated by Sydney G. Smith, Described by Charles H. Bertie.
Smith, Sydney G. (illustrator); Bertie, Charles H.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1911 
  Hardback folio, good plus condition, grey cloth cover (quarter-bound, white cloth spine), full-page black & white drawings, vignettes (including front cover), some red text title page, tide marks & rubbing bottom edge front cover (4 cm, possible former water contact now dry, not found internally), covers marked (notably spine), few dents spine, few scuff marks front pastedown, endpapers toned, owner's written names. 77 pp. (No 90 of a limited edition of 250 copies, autographed by both Smith and Bertie.) An illustrated survey of historic buildings in Sydney. Sydney Smith later added Ure to his name (Sydney Ure Smith), and became the well-known publisher of "Art in Australia". 
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17088  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Mrs State’s Australian Cook Book.
State, Doris.
Sydney County Council Sydney 1940 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, black cloth cover (gilt lettering front cover faded), full-page colour photos, adverts, endpapers & edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, base spine worn, some edgewear (notably spine ends). 162 pp. First edition. A community cookbook written for the Sydney County Council. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17555  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Le Roman d’un Petit Marin [Bibliotheque des Ecoles et des Families].
Guy, H.; Guy, C.; Paris, Alfred (illustrator).
Librarie Hachette et Cie Paris 1897 
  Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, original pictorial red cloth cover (spine ends chipped), black & white engravings, all edges gilt, some foxing (mainly near edges of some pages), blotchy patches rear cloth cover (small section board exposed), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 272 pp. Second edition. A children's maritime adventure set in Brittany [France], North Africa, India and Indo-China [Indochina]. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1851  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Adventures of a Mounted Trooper [Victoriana Collection].
Burrows, William.
ISBN: 0909174466
Queensberry Hill Press [Melbourne, Carlton] 1986 
  Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, tipped-in sepia (brown-tinted) drawing frontispiece, in cardboard slipcase. 146 pp. (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies. Estimated date, Trove catalogue.) A facsimile of a book published in 1859 (Ferguson 7722). The adventures of a Victorian mounted trooper who arrived in Melbourne in 1852, then went to the goldfields. He becomes a roadmaker, then a mounted trooper inspecting mining licenses. Mentions Geelong steamers, Aborigines, William Buckley, colonial life, and a return voyage to China. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17350  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Australian Book Collectors: Some Noted Australian Book Collectors & Collections of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries.
Stitz, Charles (editor); Kirsop, Wallace (preface).
ISBN: 9780646533407
Bread Street Press / Australian Book Auction Records Bendigo, VIC 2010 
  Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, new condition (in new dustjacket), black & white text-photos, few colour plates, copy 1. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 322 pp. (Limited edition of 500 copies.) The first authoritative textbook on Australian book collectors. The editor is a bookseller from Albury, NSW. Charts the lives and fascinating collecting careers of over 100 Australian bibliophiles during the first 200 years of Australia's history. Arranged alphabetically, and mostly written by Stitz. Interspersed with reprinted essays on some of the more famous book collectors. (The unstated first volume of a 5-volume set. 1 of 2 available copies. Other volumes available.). 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14099  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Stories and Pictures for Little Troublesome.
Anonymous.
Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh London 1887 
  Hardback very small, fair plus condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings (engravings), pages moderately foxed, minor edgewear, bookplate. Unnum pp. A quaint little illustrated book of stories about Britain for boys and girls. (Estimated date. Bookplate is a gift certificate to David Lamont, from Rehoboth Primitive Methodist Sabbath School, Forest Lodge [Sydney inner west suburb], dated 10-7-1887.). 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3628  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Wyf of Bathe.
Chaucer, Geoffrey; Binder, Paul (artist).
Mandrake Press London 1929 
  Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), glassine acetate jacket, single-colour drawings, minor foxing spine & edges, pages & endpapers lightly toned as common, two small scuff marks rear endpapers, minor edgewear. 44 pp. (Estimated date, 1929. Unstated limited edition.) Decorated by Pearl Binder. With 17 illustrations (red & black), printed on Japon vellum paper. Pictorial parchment boards. A private press book of a Chaucer poem. Printed by the short-lived Mandrake Press, which was founded by P. R. Stephensen, the Australian writer, publisher and political activist. A scarce item not often offered for sale. 
Price: 160.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15657  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Where White and Brown Meet.
Reid, T. (Thomas).
Trefoil Publishing Company London 1934 
  Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), cloth cover spine faded (lightly flecked), foxing prelim pages & fore-edge, edges toned, pages lightly toned, small edge & spine tears jacket (about 20% spine MISSING mainly top edge), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. 328 pp. (Estimated date, 1934, Trove catalogue.) Novel of inter-racial relationships, considered bold for the time. From the blurb: "On an Eastern liner, meet three white men, and two white girls married to a Sinhalese and Tamil respectively. Amid the clash of race in lovely Ceylon occur adventures of mind and body. The tragic, the ludicrous, realism and imagination, beauty and squalor, life as it is in the East emerge in a candid book that once read will not be forgotten". 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18020  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia, during the Years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: With Observations on the Soil, Climate and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales (2 volumes) [Australiana Facsimile Editions].
Sturt, Capt Charles.
Libraries Board of South Australia (LBSA) Adelaide 1963 
  Each volume: Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, light tan leatherette cover (little marked), black & white & colour engravings, black & white frontispiece engraving, large foldout map (v1), map (v2), appendices, edges lightly foxed, endpapers faintly toned, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamps. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 219 + 271 pp. Facsimile edition in two volumes of the original 1833 edition, published by Smith, Elder and Co. London (Ferguson 1704). Volume 1 contains 5 plates (2 in colour). Volume 2 contains 9 plates (2 in colour). In 1838, Governor Darling assigned Charles Sturt to explore the desert country in western New South Wales. He named the Darling River, reached the Castlereagh River, and returned to the Wellington Valley. In a later expedition (1829 - 31), he explored the Murrumbidgee and Murray rivers and was the first to navigate the =entire length of the Murray River. (No 4 in this series.). 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17613  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Spirit of the Bush Fire Series: Part I.
Whitfield, J. M.; Lambert, G. W. (illustrator).
William Brooks & Company Sydney 1912 
  Paperback small, thick card cover (green cloth spine), fair plus condition, black & white drawings (some full-page), school library rubber stamps, covers worn & soiled, spine ends worn, pages little foxed & marked, corner tips worn (few torn), old price marks. 101 pp. (Written name dated Nowra, 1912. Trove catalog states 1910s.) Part 1 of a three-part series of short stories (fairy tales) for children and young adults, written by Jessie M. Lambert (Mrs Owen Harris) and illustrated by George W. Lambert (incorrectly printed as C. W. Lambert). The short stories are: The Spirit of the Bush Fire; The Beaching of the Collaroy; The Mermaid's Ballroom; Microscopic Tim's Adventures (a series of eight stories with introduction). 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14369  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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New Guinea and Polynesia: Discoveries and Surveys in New Guinea and the D’Entrecasteaux Islands: A Cruise in Polynesia and Visits to the Pearl-Shelling Stations in Torres Straits of H. M. S Basilisk.
Moresby, Captn John.
John Murray London 1876 
  Hardback thick octavo, no jacket as issued, re-backed, very good condition, rebacked dark blue cloth cover (gilt vignettes & lettering), black & white frontispiece engraving, five plates (including maps, edges repaired), large foldout single-colour map at rear (small tear), black endpapers (faded along edges), scratched rear board cover bottom edge near spine, front endpapers foxed, edges toned, edgewear, bookbinder sticker. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 327 + 32 pp. First edition. An important historical work describing Captain (later admiral) Moresby's journey in H.M.S. Basilisk along the unexplored coast of New Guinea. He accurately charted and surveyed the area, discovering Port Moresby harbour, now the capital of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and named after him. His reports also included China Strait and Milne Bay, and led to the annexation of British New Guinea. Publishers catalogue at rear. 
Price: 450.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16799  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Notes of a Course of Nine Lectures on Light Delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain April 8 - June 3, 1869.
Tyndall, John.
Longmans, Green, & Co. London 1891 
  Hardback small, purple cloth cover (gilt lettering), black endpapers, very good condition, few figures, cloth cover little flecked edges (spine little faded), top edge some pages uncut, minimal foxing. 74 pp. Lectures delivered by the prominent physicist, John Tyndall (1820 - 1893), comprehensively discussing the properties of light, lenses, colours, the eye and vision. Publishers catalogue (16p.) at rear. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14166  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Notes of Travel in California; Comprising the Prominent Geographical, Agricultural, Geological, and Mineralogical Features of the Country; Also, the Route to San Diego, in California, Including Parts of the Arkansas, Del Norte and Gila Rivers.
Fremont, John Charles; Emory, William H.; Albert, J. W.
James M'Glashan Dublin 1849 
  Hardback small, skilfully rebound modern purple cloth (gilt title & bands on spine), new endpapers, very good condition, two pages removed before title page (two pages book adverts remain), book adverts rear two pages, pages toned (minor foxing), corner creased few pages, edges darkened, pages slightly crinkled (bound with paper grain sideways, rather than the preferred vertical grain). 312 pp. Subtitle: From the Official Reports of Col. Fremont and Maj. Emory. This classic travel narrative contains reprints of three important reports from early America, often consulted by early pioneer travellers. The first 78 pages comprise Fremont's Geographical Memoir Upon Upper California. The next 196 pages comprise Emory's narrative "A Military Tour". An appendix (34 pages) comprises Lieut. Albert's notes elaborating upon Emory's report. SALE PRICE. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13218  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Dick the Newsboy.
Keyworth, Rev. Thos.
Scottish Temperance League / John S. Marr & Sons Glasgow 1881 
  Hardback very small, embossed olive green cloth cover (gilt & black inlay, little mottled), good condition, few full-page drawings (including frontispiece), inner hinges split (pages firm), pages little toned & foxed, minor edgewear, bookplate (gift certificate) inside front cover. 62 pp. About a little boy who is a teetotaller, and his healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. Plus 8-page catalogue of temperance books at rear. Bookplate of Primitive Methodist Sabbath School, Forest Lodge (Sydney), dated 1883. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15608  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Our Australian Cousins.
Inglis, James (Maori).
Macmillan London 1880 
  Hardback thick, no jacket as issued, very good condition, original dark green cloth cover (black bands, gilt embossing front cover & spine), new black endpapers, appendices, adverts at rear, edges & endpapers & few pages lightly foxed, corners bumped, edgewear, little annotation prelim page, owner's written name & date title page. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 466 pp. First edition. A Scottish traveller and resident of India settles in sunny Australia and grows to love his new country (and the climate cured his chronic arthritis). He states: "Why was this book written? Principally to satisfy the questionings of many friends in India and the old country, who continually write me such queries as these: - How do you like Australia? Would you advise me to come out? Is it healthy? Is there any sport to be had? Are the people really nice?" etc. Describes his travels and jobs throughout Australia (also New Guinea, New Zealand) - including Aborigines, manufacturing, agriculture, working classes, sporting (much on fishing), the press, government, land settlement and reform. Ferguson 10777. Annotation: "A good book on fishing". 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14602  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Examination of Horses as to Soundness: And Selection as to Purchase.
Sewell, Edward.
Bailliere, Tindall and Cox London 1898 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, embossed banding covers, gilt title front cover & spine, gilt vignette, black cloth cover & endpapers, colour plates, frontispiece, pages lightly toned, foxing flyleaf & title page, light foxing few pages front & rear, spine ends chipped, corners covers little worn, inner hinges little split few places (all pages firm), some edgewear. 86 pp. This fascinating scarce book explains how to examine a horse and judge the health of the horse before purchase. The colour plates illustrate how to tell age from their teeth. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40019  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Stanley and Africa, by the Author of "The Life of General Gordon".
Hope, Eva.
Walter Scott Publishing London 1908 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, red cloth boards, good condition, frontispiece portrait, black & white drawings, gilt title & embossed pattern spine & front cover, page edges & endpapers foxed, inner hinge lightly split, corners lightly bumped, bookplate (undated prize award), owner's written name. 433 pp. (Estimated date, 1908, noted as 58,000 printed.) Eva Hope (pseudonym of Marianne Farningham) wrote "The Life of General Gordon", but she is not named on the title page (only on the spine). More of Stanley's exploration and adventures in central Africa, starting in 1871, with quotes from his writings. Stanley is best known for his rescue of Livingstone in 1871. Starts with a short review of his search for Dr Livingstone, followed by the 1874 expedition to trace the course of the Congo, and concluding with the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition of 1886-9. Publishers catalogue at rear (16p). Prize award to David Scott at Beath Higher Grade School, Cowdenbeath. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23039  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Map of Australia Felix [Victoriana Collection].
Ham, Thomas; Darragh, Thomas A. (introduction).
ISBN: 0909174482
Queensberry Hill Press [Melbourne, Carlton] 1984 
  Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, tipped in frontispiece sepia (brown-tinted) drawing, large colour foldout map at rear, in cardboard slipcase. 42 pp. (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies.) A facsimile of the first map (1847) of Victoria ("Australia Felix"), showing topography and the squatting districts. Thomas Ham was a Melbourne cartographer, engraver and publisher, and ten editions of his map were published up to 1864 (as summarised in the lengthy introduction by Thomas Darragh). Includes a key to the map of Australia Felix, and its squatting districts. 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17197  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The History of Engraving from Its Inception to the Time of Thomas Bewick.
Austin, Stanley.
T. Werner Laurie London 1910 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, olive green cloth cover, good condition, black & white plates (one slightly loose), black & white portrait frontispiece (with tissue guard), pages lightly toned, edges & few pages lightly foxed, corners lightly bumped, tiny edge tear few pages, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp & sticker mark front free flyleaf. 199 pp. (Estimated date, 1908 or 1910, Trove catalogue.) The author gives in a concise and popular form, an account of the history of engraving (includes 18 engravings). 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Old Times: Volume 1, no 1 to Volume 1, no 3 [3 issues].
Publishing Company, Commercial.
Commercial Publishing Company Sydney 1903 
  Each issue: Hardback large quarto, paper-covered boards (dark green cloth spine), very good condition, black & white text-photos, adverts, hinge little split (pages firm), edgewear. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 235 pp. We offer the first 3 (of 4 published) issues of this Australian historical magazine, in the scarce hardback format. Consecutively numbered pages. "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" - Caption from Vol. 1, no. 2 (May 1903). 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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The World of Cant.
Pullen, H. W. (anon); Scott, Walter (English publisher); Cole, E. W. (Australian publisher).
E. W. Cole Melbourne 1895 
  Paperback small, card covers, good condition, corners front & rear covers creased, pages lightly toned, few marks edges, edges lightly foxed & toned, minor edgewear, corner tips front cover repaired, new black cloth spine edges with original spine repaired, few marks covers, some pages foxed at rear. 403 + 14 pp. First Australian edition. From the Prologue: The writer's aim has been to deal with systems, and not with individuals; with a whole genus, and not with isolated members of a particular fraternity. A "Scotsman" review on the front cover states that this book is a clever, vigorous and almost ferocious exposure, in the form of a story, of the numerous shams and injustices in society. ("Cant" refers to insincere, sham or self-serving statements, that today might be called political correctness, virtue-signalling, etc. Cover has E. W. Cole as publisher. Title page has Walter Scott as publisher.). 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Reminiscences of Australia: The Diggings and the Bush.
Howell, Mrs W. May.
W. May Howell London 1869 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, frontispiece portrait engraving (tissue guard), full leather binding (gilt embossed border covers, raised bands spine), rebacked (retaining spine except chipped ends), marbled endpapers & edges, few front & rear pages moderately foxed (minimal spots internally), pages faintly toned, one page corner creased, leather cover scratched (edgewear), minor edgewear. 326 pp. First edition. "Bush Life" on spine. A self-published novel in three parts about life and travel in New South Wales, including the goldfields (based on personal experiences). Part 1: A Tale of the Diggings, or, Kindness is Power. Part 2: A Tale of the Bush, or, Born to be Hanged. Part 3: A Tale of the City, or, Plentiful as Blackberries. 
Price: 350.00 (AUD)
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Anderson’s Manual of the Farm: A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of Farm Crops, Forage Plants and Grasses.
Anderson; Turner, Fred (editor).
Anderson & Co. Sydney 1907 
  Paperback, good condition, grey card cover, tables, drawings, pages toned, endpapers & edges foxed, rear cover crease, minor edgewear. 158 pp. (Estimated date, 1907, Trove catalogue, including newspaper adverts.). Published by Anderson & Co., seed and plant merchants, 399 George Street, Sydney. A practical treatise on the cultivation of farm crops, forage plants and grasses, etc. Fred Turner is a botanist, NSW Department of Agriculture, and a parks superintendent. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Pigs and Their Management.
Potts, H. W.
Department of Agriculture New South Wales / William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer Sydney 1910 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, grey cloth covers, black & white drawings & photos, figures, rear cloth cover little flecked & soiled, endpapers toned, pages lightly toned, light foxing some pages & edges, spine faded, cover corners & spine ends little worn & bumped, tiny tears top spine at cover joins, owner's written name & date. 182 pp. This charming old and well-loved book is all about pig farming. There are many photos and plans on how to set up the sties to keep the pigs happy. With chapters on Construction of Sties by A. Brooks, and Diseases of the Pig by the Veterinary Officers of the Stock Branch, Department of Agriculture. This is a great addition to any rural book collection. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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An Expedition into the Northwestern Interior of New South Wales 1828.
Sturt, Charles.
Sullivan's Cove Adelaide 1983 
  Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), map rear endpaper, minimal edgewear. 115 pp. (Limited edition of 250 copies, this being No. 136. ISBN 0909442258 not printed in book.) Charles Sturt describes his expedition, commissioned by Governor Darling, to find the source of the Macquarie River in northwestern New South Wales (NSW). 
Price: 140.00 (AUD)
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The Colonial Horse Doctor.
Paterson, A. M.
E. W. Cole Melbourne 1906 
  Hardback small, no jacket, good condition, gilt title spine, pages lightly toned, endpapers toned, spine ends chipped, tiny mark rear cover, spine rubbed along edges, some edgewear corners, minor pencil annotation. 100 + 12 pp. This fascinating book has been written to assist the farmer in maintaining his horses in a state of health and usefulness, and to give practical guidance in emergency cases. Written by the late veterinarian and lecturer to the Farmers Union of Southland, New Zealand. (Plus 12-page list of books at rear.). 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Prints: Set of 10 Colonial Australian Engravings, Printed on White Card.
Virtue.
Virtue & Co. London 1874 
  Each print: Oblong small quarto, black & white engraving on white card, very good condition, minimal foxing (some sheets), minor edgewear. N/A pp. [NOT A BOOK] Consists of 10 prints of engravings of colonial scenes in Victoria, Australia (Virtue & Co, London). These engravings were originally published in a 2-volume book in the 1870s ("Australia" or "Australia Illustrated", by Edwin Carton Booth). These are individual prints (approx. date, 1874, Trove catalogue.) The 10 scenes and the illustrators are: Ovens River (N. Chevalier & W. Richardson); Lake Colac (N. Chevalier & W. Forrest); Mallee scrub, River Murray (N. Chevalier & W. Forrest); Valley of the Goulbourn (S. Prout & J. B. Allen); Mount Macedon (S. Prout & S. Bradshaw); the Basin Bank (N. Chevalier & W. Richardson); the Upper Goulburn (S.Prout & W. Forrest); the Dandenong Ranges (S. Prout & W. Richardson); Avoca River (S. Prout & T. Heawood); Mount Laura, Camperdown (J. C. Armytage & J. J. Crew). 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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The Northern Territory as It Is: A Narrative of the South Australian Parliamentary Party’s Trip, and Full Descriptions of the Northern Territory, its Settlements and Industries.
Sowden, W. J.; Tate, Prof. Ralph (appendix).
W. K. Thomas & Co. Adelaide 1882 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original black cloth cover (gilt lettering, minor marks, corners bumped), adverts at rear, new endpapers, cloth top spine split & chipped, edges little foxed, minor edgewear, otherwise internally excellent. 192 + 6 pp. Cover subtitle continues: "With An Appendix, Containing Reports on the General Resources of the Territory By Professor Tate, F. G. S." Plus six pages of adverts at rear. His detailed account of the Northern Territory after 20 years of South Australian administration. He travelled for two and a half months under difficult conditions with the South Australian Parliamentary Party, which inspected the current state of the Territory. Contains chapters on Palmerston (later renamed Darwin), the far interior, Government plantations, and the rich riverine country. The 33-page appendix by Tate details the natural resources and geology of the Northern Territory. 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
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Felicia ou Mes Fredaines [Les Maîtres de l’Amour: L’Oeuvre du Chevalier Andrea de Nerciat: Deuxieme Partie].
de Nerciat, Chevalier Andrea; Apollinaire, Guillaume (introductory essay).
Bibliotheque des Curieux Paris 1911 
  Hardback octavo, good plus condition, rebound quarter bound (black cloth spine, gilt lettering & raised bands), marbled board cover & endpapers, card cover retained, frontispiece plate, bottom edge pages untrimmed, pages lightly toned (notably endpapers), edges foxed, top spine frayed, edgewear. 321 pp. Subtitle (title page): Texte integral d'après l'exemplaire de l'edition de Londres (Liege), 1778, conserve a la Bibliotheque de Cassel." Deluxe rebound edition, retaining original card cover. Text in French language. French novel of sexuality, originally published anonymously in 1778. 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Australasia and the Oceanic Region: With Some Notice of New Guinea: From Adelaide - Via Torres Straits - to Port Darwin Thence Round West Australia [Wildey’s Australasia and the Oceanic Region].
Wildey, William Brackley.
George Robertson Melbourne 1876 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, original burgundy cloth cover (embossed edges, spine little faded), gilt lettering cloth cover (spine lettering faded), new burgundy endpapers, adverts, cover corners & spine ends little bumped, edges faintly toned & minimally foxed, minor edgewear. 426 pp. After residence of 22 years in Australia, Wildey sailed from Melbourne to Adelaide, and then on the Gothenberg steamer, circumnavigated Australia via the Torres Strait to Port Darwin, and then along the Western Australian coast. Includes side trips to Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian archipelago. A valuable travel guide and description of Australia in 1876. (Plus six pages of adverts at rear, including Cobb & Co.). 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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Dramatic Essays.
Hazlitt, William (Wm); Archer, William (editor); Lowe, Robert W. (Robt) (editor).
Walter Scott Ltd London 1895 
  Hardback small, very good condition, burgundy cloth cover, frontispiece portrait (tissue guard), top edge gilt (little marked), endpapers toned & lightly foxed, minor edgewear. 231 pp. These critical essays about the British theatre were originally collected and published in 1854. Here, the editors have selected the best ones, edited, with notes and an introduction. William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830), of Irish Protestant descent, was one of the best-known literary critics and essayists. Publishers catalogue at rear (8p). 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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Legends of Maui: A Demi-God of Polynesia and of His Mother Hina (Ma-ui: The Demi-God).
Westervelt, W. D.
George Robertson Melbourne 1914 
  Hardback small, fair plus condition (reading copy), green cloth cover, black & white photos (including frontispiece), moderate foxing throughout, edgewear, non-author written dedication impressions, bookshop sticker. 182 pp. Australasian edition. The book was originally published in Honolulu in 1910. The preface to this edition states that the work is practically unchanged, but has a foreword by S. Percy Smith, hailed as one of the best Polynesian scholars, which adds greatly to the value of the Maui story. (Sticker: N.S.W. Bookstall Co.). 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Art in Australia: First Series, no 1 (First Number).
Ure Smith, Sydney (editor); Stevens, Bertram (editor); Jones, C. L. (editor).
The Editors Sydney 1916 
  Paperback wide octavo, dustjacket (fixed at spine, edges little overlap card cover), good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), tipped-in colour & black & white plates, grey paper few pages, adverts at rear, edges & some page margins foxed, pages toned as usual (some in shape of opposite plate), some edgewear. Unnum pp. The collectible first issue of "Art in Australia", limited to 1000 unnumbered copies (as stated). 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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The Dog.
Youatt, William.
Longmans, Green & Co. London 1879 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, good condition, brown cloth cover (embossed border, gilt spine lettering, little faded & mottled), black & white drawings, inner hinge little split (pages firm), tide marks near edge inside rear cover (previous water contact now dry), spine ends frayed, corners & edges covers little bumped, pages lightly toned, edgewear. 270 + 20 pp. Cover subtitle: "Under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge." Plus 20-page catalogue of Longmans books at rear. 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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John Turnbull’s Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1800 bis 1804: Nebst einer Genauen Schilderung der Englischen Verbrecher-Kolonien in Neu-Holland und der Societats- und Sandwich-Inseln in ihrem Gegenwartigen Zustande.
Turnbull, John.
In Kommission bei Anton Doll Wein (Vienna) 1806 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, marbled papered board cover (spine label, corners bumped), two black & white plates (lithographs), foldout map at rear, pages toned (text only) & little creased, edges speckled & lightly foxed, sticker & rubber stamp (minimal EX-LIBRARY). 438 pp. Translation: "John Turnbull's travel around the world in the years 1800 to 1804: together with a precise detailing of the English convict colonies in New Holland, and the existing Society and Sandwich Islands [Tahiti and Hawaii] in the present day". A German translation of the first edition published in London in 1805. Records his commercial trading voyage aboard the trading ship Margaret, and includes extensive accounts of Botany Bay, as well as Norfolk Island. (XXV embossed on embedded black spine label. Lithographs opposite pages 116, 262.). 
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
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Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire [Little Guides Series].
Macklin, Herbert W.
Methuen & Co London 1917 
  Hardback very small, no jacket, good plus condition, embossed red cloth cover (spine lightly faded), black & white photos (including frontispiece), foldout map, endpaper map, rear endpaper toned, corners little bumped, old price marks, some edgewear. 232 pp. Describes most towns in the two shires, with particular mention of church architecture. One of the scarcer titles in this popular series, as Huntingdonshire was later abolished. SALE PRICE. 
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The Justice of Peace’s Guide, Being a Collection of Precedents, Relating to the Office of Justice of Peace.
Peace, Justice of.
Peter Hoey (Printer) Dublin 1804 
  Hardback very small (17.0 x 10.4 cm), good plus condition, brown full calf leather cover, spine leather little cracked (raised bands & gilt title label), pages lightly toned & creased as usual, corner tips several pages creased, minor patchy foxing (some smudges during printing), edgewear. 200 + [14] pp. (Tenth edition, published in Dublin, 1804.) A rare antiquarian Irish legal book. Includes table of contents (14p) at rear. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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The Bastard, a Poem, by Richard Savage, Son of the Late Earl Rivers: Inscribed to Mrs. Bret, Once Countess of Macclesfield.
Savage, Richard; Jones, Peter (illustrator).
ISBN: 1875718249
Savage Club of Melbourne / Littlewood Press Melbourne 1997 
  Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, black card cover (with flaps & string binding), title label front cover. Unnum 20 pp. (Copy 60 of a limited edition of 100 copies.) With two autographed etchings, by the publisher and the artist. printed on goatskin parchment. Reprint of a poem originally published by S. Harding, 1728. Published to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of Richard Savage and the 140th anniversary of the foundation of The Savage Club, London. English poet Richard Savage (1697 - 1743) is best known as the subject of Samuel Johnson's "Life of Savage". The Savage Club in London is presumably named after him. 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
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A Text-book on Plague: Translated, Enlarged, and Illustrated with Pathogenic Horticulture [Japanese Text-Book on Plague].
Ishigami, Dr Tohiu; Kitasato, Prof. Shibasaburo; MacDonald, Donald.
D. MacDonald / Vardon & Pritchard (Printers) Adelaide 1905 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, original dark green cloth cover (gilt lettering, front cover little stained), figures (including black & white text-photos), colour plates, frontispiece, minor foxing, pages lightly toned, edgewear (notably spine ends, corners bumped), owner's sticker, rubber stamp, annotation front free flyleaf. 180 pp. This textbook was originally written in Japanese by Ishigami, and later revised by Kitasato. The current edition was translated, enlarged, illustrated and self-published by Donald MacDonald, late Consulting Bacteriologist to the South Australian Government. With 152 illustrations and three chromolithographic plates. Part I is a translation of the Japanese text in 21 chapters. Part II is an extra six chapters by MacDonald, being pathogenic horticulture. Library sticker of Prof. Bryan Gandevia. Rubber stamp of Prof. Edward Ford. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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In the Australian Bush and on the Coast of the Coral Sea: Being the Experiences and Observations of a Naturalist in Australia, New Guinea and the Moluccas.
Semon, Richard.
Macmillan and Co. London 1899 
  Hardback large thick octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, original dark green cloth cover (gilt spine title), original dark green endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed (roughly cut), black & white drawings (some full-page plates), foldout single-colour maps, library marks (spine label, withdrawn sticker, embossed stamp title page, date due sheet inside rear cover), minor edgewear, owner's written names. 552 pp. The author spent more than a year (in 1891-92) in Australia, primarily in the Burnett district in south-east Queensland and along the north-east coast as far as Cooktown. Of considerable Aboriginal interest. (With 86 illustrations plus 4 folding maps. Withdrawn from the Bowdoin College Library, Maine. Written names of two previous owners.). 
Price: 160.00 (AUD)
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Things Worth Thinking About: A Series of Lectures upon Literature and Culture.
Tucker, T. G.
E. W. Cole Book Arcade Melbourne 1901 
  Hardback small, good condition, grey boards with black lettering, spine ends & cover corner tips little rubbed, edges lightly foxed, edges & pages lightly toned, front cover lettering little faded. 236 pp. The following essays were originally delivered as lectures before various societies, and then appeared as columns of the Melbourne "Argus" newspaper. They are reprinted in this book with little revision. Some of the stories are: Our Earliest Ancestors and their Beliefs, The Nature and Provence of Poetry, Culture and Cant, Literature Science and Education, Literary Judgement. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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A Catalogue of the Etchings of Sydney Ure Smith: With an Original Etching and Twelve Reproductions of Etchings by the Artist; and an Introduction by Bertram Stevens.
Ure Smith, Sydney; Stevens, Bertram (introduction).
Privately Printed Sydney 1920 
  Hardback quarto, cardboard covers (black & red paper title label), white cloth spine (faintly toned), very good condition, black & white engravings, untrimmed edges (lightly toned), spine ends little bumped, pages faintly toned as usual, some edgewear corners, rubber stamp front free flyleaf, autograph (artist's written name),. Unnum 40 pp. (No 29 of a limited edition of 50 copies. Rare and desirable.) Contains an original etching as the frontispiece ("The Little Porch, Campbelltown"), and 12 tipped-in plates. Printed on Japon vellum on a hand press by Percy G. Green at the Smith & Julius Art Studios, Sydney. At the rear is a complete list of Sam Ure Smith's 70 etchings, from which this selection was chosen. (Rubber stamp of Deutscher Fine Art.). 
Price: 300.00 (AUD)
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Twenty Scenes from the Works of Dickens Designed and Etched by Christopher Coveny [Etchings from Dickens by Christopher Coveny].
Coveny, Christopher.
Thos. (Thomas) H. Fielding / John Sands (Printer) Sydney 1883 
  Hardback large folio (32.0 x 25.2 cm), original light brown cloth (moire-silk-covered) boards (gilt lettering front cover), original half-bound (dark brown morocco leather spine & corners, with gilt outlining), good plus condition, full-page engravings, new plain endpapers, top edge gilt, faint tide marks edges few pages (previous water contact now dry), cloth cover worn (ring stain on front cover), minor foxing (particularly first & last pages), edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 120 pp. (Limited edition of 219 copies, source National Gallery of Australia.) A scarce book of engravings of scenes from Dickens by an Australian artist, and published in Australia. The etchings depict memorable scenes from his early novels, particularly Pickwick Papers. There are two title pages, one engraved and one letterpress, and an introduction. Interleaved between the engravings are a page with a small text box that include quotations from his novels. Plate 7 is presented in two states (one on India paper). Printing of the etchings was supervised by C. M. Buck. Podeschi H1042. Ferguson 9140A. Christopher John Coveny (1846 - 1941) abandoned his law practice briefly for teaching, but then became an engraver. This is his most famous work. His etchings were similar to those of Phiz - so he did two extra plates (title page & plate 7) to prove his originality (as explained in a preliminary note). His career was short-lived, however, as he suffered a nervous breakdown in 1884. SALE PRICE. 
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
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Hastings Heritage.
Odd, Bill.
Sunset Gallery Port Macquarie, NSW 1981 
  Hardback large folio (37.6 x 29.0 cm), brown full leather cover (gilt lettering front & spine, raised bands on spine), very good plus condition, black & white drawings, few minor dents edges cover. Very heavy (3.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 221 pp. (No 37 of a limited edition of 300 copies, autographed by the artist.) Volume 1 on spine (only volume). A book of drawings by Bill Odd of the Hastings River area on the mid-north coast of New South Wales (NSW). Consists of single-page drawings, with explanatory text on the facing page. 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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An Essay on the Shaking Palsy.
Parkinson, James.
Publisher Not Stated: Roche City Not Stated: Hvidore, Denmark 1979 
  Hardback small, no jacket as issued, pale yellow board cover (black spine, spine lettering), very good condition, minor faint foxing front cover. 68 pp. (Estimated date, 1979, WorldCat, printed in Denmark.) Undated facsimile edition of a book originally published in 1817, which first identified a disorder now known as Parkinson's disease. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Task [with] Cowper’s Minor Poems [with] Table Talk and Other Poems (3 vols).
Cowper, William; Westall, Richard (illustrator).
Whittingham Press (Printed for John Sharpe, by C. & C. Whittingham) London, Chiswick 1825 
  Each volume: Hardback very small (duodecimo), original brown full calf leather, gilt edges, gilt ornate decoration & letters (spine & edges covers), very good condition, marbled edges & endpapers, steel engraved plates, minor to moderate foxing some pages, string bookmarks missing, minor edgewear covers, owner's written name, owner's rubber stamp. Volume 3 only: faint stain front cover, gilt spine lettering lightly rubbed. 220 + 204 + 108 pp. Fine binding. Originally published in 1817, this is the 1825 edition. A handsome set of Cowper's poems printed by the famous printers C. and C. Whittingham of Chiswick, with illustrations by Richard Westall. Charles Whittingham (1767 - 1840) was an English printer. In 1789 he set up a small printing press in a garret off Fleet Street, London, with a loan obtained from the type-founding firm of William Caslon, and, by 1797, his business had so increased that he was enabled to move into larger premises. Whittingham inaugurated the idea of printing cheap, handy editions of standard authors, and, on the bookselling trade threatening not to sell his productions, took a room at a coffee house and sold them by auction himself. In 1809 he started a paper-pulp factory at Chiswick, near London, and in 1811 founded the Chiswick Press. 
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
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Across the Years: The Lure of Early Australian Books.
Barrett, Charles (editor).
N. H. Seward (Hawthorn Press, printer) Melbourne 1948 
  Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, black cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), black & white photos, colour frontispiece, endpapers lightly toned, top corner front free flyleaf little thinned, minor edgewear few page corner tips. 150 pp. (Limited edition, 650 copies.) A worthy illustrated collection of essays about collecting early Australian books. 
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4117  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Australia Pocket Book.
Calwell, Arthur; Department of Information, Australian.
Commonwealth Minister for Information and for Immigration [Canberra] 1946 
  Paperback large trade, good plus condition, tan and orange card cover (cloth spine, covers staples), foldout map frontispiece (scuff mark reverse side sticker removal), black & white text-photos (many full-page), tables, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear & foxing. 188 pp. Subtitle: "A brief survey of the Commonwealth of Australia, its historical background, and its present-day economic social and political life". 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17274  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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S. W. Silver & Co’s Handbook for Australia and New Zealand, with Seasons’-Chart of the World.
Silver, S. W.
S. W. Silver & Co. / Office of 'The Colonies London 1874 
  Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, flexible red-brown cloth cover (embossed pattern, minor creasing, gilt spine lettering), foldout frontispiece colour map, adverts, tipped in sheet front free flyleaf, re-cased retaining original cloth, edges little foxed, endpapers toned, pages little toned, some edgewear, owner's written name & drawing (reverse side of frontispiece foldout). 414 + 32 pp. The scarce first edition. A popular comprehensive British guidebook to the new colonies of Australia and New Zealand. The tipped in sheet is a review of this book, published in The Field magazine. Owner name of Miss Amy Stewart, with drawing of bird, on reverse side of foldout. (Later editions added in Fiji.) Plus 24-page collection of period adverts at rear. 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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Le Cas de M. Guerin [French language].
About, Edmond.
Michel Levy Freres, Libraires Editeurs Paris 1862 
  Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, quarter-bound, marbled board covers, leather spine (bands, faded gilt lettering & vignettes), marbled endpapers, minor edgewear. 199 pp. First edition, French language novel. Includes "Le 41e Fauteuil" (24p, at rear). Entertaining novel in which Mr. Guerin, without being a hermaphrodite, carries a pregnancy to term and gives birth to a son. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Early History of Rockhampton.
Bird, J. T. S.
Morning Bulletin Rockhampton 1904 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, original tan cloth cover (spine rebacked, covers little toned & flecked & marked), new endpapers, pages & edges lightly toned, lightly foxed (mainly first few front & rear pages), minor edgewear, minimal light pencil annotation. 415 pp. A scarce history of the Queensland city of Rockhampton. Revised and reprinted from articles that first appeared in two newspapers: "The Morning Bulletin" and "The Capricornian". 
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
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By Flood and Field: Adventures Ashore and Afloat in North Australia.
Searcy, Alfred.
George Robertson & Co. Melbourne 1911 
  Hardback small, no jacket, good plus condition, original burgundy cloth cover (gilt lettering, minimal marks), black & white photos (plates) including frontispiece, foldout map at rear, front free flyleaf inexpertly pasted onto pastedown & creased (otherwise very good condition internally), pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. 327 pp. (Estimated date, 1911, preface date.) First edition. The author was for 14 years the sub-collector of customs at Port Darwin, Northern Territory of South Australia. He previously wrote "In Australian Tropics" (1907) about his experiences. Here he recounts further experiences and elaborates on his previous reports about the tropical geography and history. Notable mention of Aborigines. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16202  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Murty Brown.
Sorenson, Edward S.; Lindsay, Percy (illustrator).
States Publishing Company Sydney 1925 
  Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, red cloth cover, frontispiece drawing, front inner hinge minimally split (pages firm), edges foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 190 pp. The last novel (or series of connected stories) by a little-known but prolific Norwegian-Australian writer, about the search for buried treasure in the Australian outback. Humorous in the style of Henry Lawson, with outdated viewpoints regarding Aborigines. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4047  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Colliery Surveying: A Primer Designed for the Use of Students and Colliery Manager Aspirants.
O’Donahue, T. A.
Macmillan & Co. London 1904 
  Hardback small, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, black & white drawings, cover little flecked, spine lightly faded, edges lightly foxed, endpapers toned & little foxed, pages lightly toned, owner's written names, spine ends chipped, rubber stamp inside front cover. 163 pp. Written at the request of mining and engineering students who read his articles on surveying published in "Mining" journal. The book has an easy-to-understand text, practical use, and a variety of illustrations geared towards the students who have an elementary knowledge of arithmetic. This reprint is termed a second edition, but only a few corrections were made. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26211  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Nights with Uncle Remus, by the Author of "Uncle Remus", with Illustrations [Cole’s Special Edition].
Harris, Joel Chandler.
E. W. Cole Melbourne 1905 
  Paperback, very good condition, black & white drawings (including frontispiece), pages toned (cover lightly toned), spine repaired (black cloth, original spine laid down), some edgewear. 312 pp. (Estimated date, 1900s, Trove catalogue.) Classic tales told by the old Georgian African-American slave, featuring Brer Rabbit, Brer Bar, Brer Fox and and their animal friends. (Scarce Australian reprint, by the eccentric Melbourne bookseller, E. W. Cole, with two extra shops in Sydney, and one in Adelaide.). 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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Victoria, late Australia Felix; or, Port Phillip District of New South Wales, being an Historical and Descriptive Account of the Colony and its Gold Mines [etc].
Westgarth, William.
Oliver & Boyd Edinburgh 1853 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, quarter-leather & marbled boards, marbled endpapers & edges, raised bands spine, fold-out colour map, tables (one fold-out, small tear base), few toned spots some pages, leather cover little rubbed at top spine & fore-edge & corners, marbled boards little rubbed, some pencil annotation, errata slip bound in, two bookplates. 390 + 96 + 8 pp. Title continues: "With an Appendix, containing the Reports of the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce for the Last Two Years upon the Condition and Progress of the Colony." A history of the new colony of Victoria. An expansion of his earlier book written in 1848 when the Port Phillip District was part of New South Wales. The book covers the gold mines, squatting, climate, Aborigines, politics and government. (One of the two bookplate is of Mabel Brookes.). 
Price: 300.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40361  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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In Crocodile Land: Wandering in Northern Australia.
Idriess, Ion L.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1946 
  Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, grey cloth boards with light blue details on spine and an illustration of a crocodile on the front cover, very good condition, (in good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, frontispiece, tiny tears spine ends dustjacket, minor edge, slight loss spine ends dustjacket, dustjacket corners little rubbed, reverse dustjacket lightly toned, small tear at front & rear dustjacket flap, edges & pages lightly toned, book edges little foxed, corners on covers slightly bumped. Protected by removable archival plastic sleeve (Brodart). 241 pp. First edition. A collection of short travel stories and descriptions about crocodile and buffalo hunting across the top end of Australia. The incidents and observations did not happen on one trip but over many years wandering around from the north-east coast to the north-west coast. 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40310  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Natives of Australia: With Thirty-two Full-page Illustrations and One Map [The Native Races of the British Empire].
Thomas, N. W.
Archibald Constable and Company London 1906 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, good condition, navy boards (gilt lettering front cover & spine), foldout map, black & white plates, frontispiece (tissue guard), page edges untrimmed (roughly cut), spine edges little rubbed, top corners covers little bumped, spine ends little chipped, pages lightly toned (scattered foxing), edges toned & foxed, small tear to map (edge creased), owner's written name front flyleaf. 256 + 32 pp. This wonderful old book covers many parts of the history of the Australian Aborigines. The language, art and science, food, law and order, games, society, marriage, myths, magic and religion are some of the topics the author has included. (Contains 32 plates.). 
Price: 140.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28877  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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An Essay on the Practical History of Sheep in Spain, and of the Spanish Sheep in Saxony, Anhalt Dessau &c.
Stumpf, George.
Dublin Society / Printer: Graisberry & Campbell Dublin 1800 
  Hardback (21.2 x 13.5 cm), rebound heritage cover (patterned leatherette spine, marbled boards, gilt spine lettering & bands), new endpapers, very good condition, black & white drawings, minimal foxing edges. 277 pp. First English edition. A scarce agricultural book, mainly by Stumpf but including essays by other agriculturalists, about the history and features of the Spanish (merino) sheep - upon which Australia's stock was originally based. Apart from Spain, the book also covers Germany, Sweden and America. This is the English translation (slightly condensed) of a German-language book, originally published in Leipsick (Leipzig), 1785. Contains textual reproductions of nine plates at the rear (numbered III - IX, XXI - XXII). AE 226-301. 
Price: 350.00 (AUD)
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A History of the Birds of Kent.
Ticehurst, Norman F.
Witherby & Co London 1909 
  Hardback (22.7 x 16.5 cm), original black cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), very good condition, top edge gilt, black & white photos (including frontispiece), foldout colour map at rear, untrimmed (page edges untrimmed), bookplate on front pastedown, flyleaves & page edges foxed, corners slightly bumped. Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 568 pp. Most of this book, by a zoologist, is a detailed and referenced one-by-one description of each bird species in Kent. The beginning of the book contains a bibliography, a list of subscribers, and an introductory chapter (including topography, geology, vegetation, museums, previous writers). Still highly regarded today. SALE PRICE. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12589  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Practical Tutor for the Viola.
Langey, Otto.
Hawkes & Son London 1912 
  Paperback small folio, very good condition, card cover, black cloth spine (mottled, small piece missing top edge), sticker mark front cover, minor edgewear. 119 pp. (Estimated date, 1912, Worldcat.) Mainly sheet music of instructional pieces for the viola (tenor-violin). Plus a few pages of notes on viola playing at the beginning. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15536  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Discovery, Survey and Settlement of Port Phillip (2 volumes) [Victoriana collection].
Rusden, G. W. (George William).
ISBN: 0909174369
Queensberry Hill Press [Melbourne] 1985 
  Two volumes, lacking slipcase. Each volume: Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, folding black & white map at rear, no slipcase (missing), copy 1. 85 + 67 pp. (Copy 131 of limited edition of 155 copies.) This facsimile edition has been reset from the one-volume edition (Williams & Norgate, London, 1872). An early history of the Port Phillip locality, being the site of the future city of Melbourne, Victoria. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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Discovery, Survey and Settlement of Port Phillip (2 volumes) [Victoriana collection].
Rusden, G. W. (George William).
ISBN: 0909174369
Queensberry Hill Press [Melbourne] 1985 
  Two volumes, lacking slipcase. Each volume: Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, folding black & white map at rear, cardboard slipcase, copy 2. 85 + 67 pp. (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies.) This facsimile edition has been reset from the one-volume edition (Williams & Norgate, London, 1872). An early history of the Port Phillip locality, being the site of the future city of Melbourne, Victoria. 
Price: 140.00 (AUD)
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General and Garrison Orders of Port Phillip [Victoriana Collection].
Collins, David; Shillinglaw, J. J. (introduction).
ISBN: 0909174415
Queensberry Hill Press [Melbourne, Carlton] 1984 
  Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering, slightly faded), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, two portraits tipped in (including frontispiece), in cardboard slipcase, copy 2. 105 + 8 pp. (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies. Publishers catalogue at rear.) This facsimile edition was originally issued as Parliamentary Paper No. 15, titled "Port Phillip. First Survey and Settlement Of", and published the following year in 8vo format as "Historical Records of Port Phillip: the First Annals of the Colony of Victoria". 
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12784A  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Sikes’ Tables of the Concentrated Strength of Spirits, with Directions for the Use of His Hydrometer [etc].
Sikes, Bartholomew.
Publisher Not Stated City Not Stated 1860 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, embossed purple cloth boards, gilt title, edges little foxed, minor foxing pages, pages lightly toned, boards & edges little rubbed, light stain front pastedown, inner hinge little split (pages firm), page of calculations tipped-in front free endpaper, minor annotation rear flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (acetate). 143 + 7 pp. Title continues: "Established throughout the United Kingdom for estimating the duties of spirituous liquors. By Act of Parliament, 58 Geo. III., cap. 28. To which is added, Tables of Specific Gravity adapted to the use of the hydrometer". This special book explains the use of a hydrometer to measure the concentrated strength of spirits. This book would be a wonderful addition to a collection of culinary books, or anyone interested in the history of making spirits. Tipped-in leaf contains thermometric calculations. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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Mirror of Australian Navigation: A Facsimile of the ’Spieghel der Australische Navigatie’, Being an Account of the Voyage of Jacob Le Maire and Willem Schouten 1615 - 1616, Published in Amsterdam in 1622 [Australian Maritime Series, no 5].
Le Maire, Jacob; Duyker, Edward (introduction); Dalrymple, Alexander (translator).
ISBN: 1875567259
Australian National Maritime Museum / Hordern House Sydney 1999 
  Hardback small folio, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, quarter-bound (tan leather spine with black & gilt title label, marbled boards), full-page colour drawings & maps, copy 2. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Unnum pp. (Limited edition, 900 copies.) Facsimile of the journal of Jacob Le Maire, published posthumously in 1622. The original Dutch edition is accompanied by a facsimile of the English text prepared by the great Pacific historian of the 18th century, Alexander Dalrymple. Nutmeg and pepper drove this wealthy Dutch merchant to try to break the monopoly on trade routes to the East Indies, and inspired him to forge a new route to the lucrative spice sources via the southern tip of South America. He was influenced by the famous voyage of de Quiros, the Portuguese navigator who believed he had reached Terra Australis, the great southland. The expedition had dual goals: to chart a new course to the Pacific, and to find the great southern continent. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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Australie: De Jongste Zee-en Landreizen in dat Werelddeel, aan het Volk Verhaald.
Rietstap, J. B.; Rietmann, O.; Kelly, William.
Van den Heuvell & Van Santen Leiden 1867 
  Hardback large octavo, very good condition, green cloth cover (gilt & black embossed cover & spine), colour frontispiece, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear & bumping corners, top spine little frayed, prize bookplate. 274 pp. (Estimated date, 1867, Ferguson 14922. Trove catalogue, 1870s.) A rare Dutch translation by Johannes Baptist Rietstap (1828 - 1891) of two books about travel to Australia and the south west Pacific islands in the 1850s. The first book is "Wanderungen in Australien und Polynesien" (in German language), by O. Rietmann. The second book is "Life in Victoria, or Victoria in 1853, and Victoria in 1858", by William Kelly. Frontispiece is chromolithograph of Sydney. Bookplate is prize awarded at Institution de Glimes, Anvers (dated 1876). 
Price: 400.00 (AUD)
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Picturesque Australia: Its Flowers and its Views: Queensland no 2 [Dainty Series].
Dainty.
Publisher Not Stated City Not Stated 1908 
  Paperback oblong quarto, fair plus condition, card cover, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), full-page black & white plates, tissue guards (detached, creased), colour page borders, ribbon tie along spine, toning & foxing reverse side plates, insect damage patch front cover, edgewear, bookplate inside front cover. Unnum pp. (Estimated date, 1908, Trove catalogue.) Photographic views, consisting of title page, and 12 full-page captioned photographic views of Queensland, each set within a border of coloured captioned native wild flowers. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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How They Went to School.
Praeger, S. Rosamond (S. R.).
Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Dublin 1903 
  Hardback oblong quarto, very good condition, red cloth pictorial cover (rebacked, minimally flecked), full-page colour drawings, french-fold pages (fore-edge uncut, blank pages in between), rear page torn & repaired, minor foxing & marks edges, minor edgewear. Unnum 104 pp. First edition. A scarce early Blackie children's picture story (professionally repaired). Kitty and Hal didn't mean to be late for school, but so many distractions happened on the way. This is the scarce printing of the first edition possessing a red cloth cover (most known copies have a tan cover). Delightful colour woodcut drawings, with text on the facing page. Prager was an Irish illustrator and sculptor. 
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17005  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Wings Above Billabong.
Bruce, Mary Grant.
Ward, Lock & Co. London & Melbourne 1952 
  Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), blue cloth boards (little fading base spine, black spine lettering), frontispiece drawing, edges & few page margins foxed, pages lightly toned, base cover & spine jacket creased with edge tear repaired (otherwise minor edgewear & edge tears), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). 252 pp. Twelfth book of the Billabong series. The routine life of an Australian cattle station is complicated by a secret gold mine. Bandits, aeroplanes and the adventures of a plucky small boy give thrill and drama to a tale for young adults that welcomes old friends and new. (No date, but 1952. Burnet 31.6. No 257 on base jacket spine. Frontispiece not signed JFC. Printed by Ebenezer Baylis.). 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17751  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Le Tour du Monde, ou Les Mille et Une Merveilles de Voyages (2 Volumes).
Guerin, Leon.
Langlois et Leclercq Paris 1841 
  Each volume: Hardback very small (duodecimo), good condition, dark brown cloth spine (marbled boards), drawings, spine little faded, edges toned (pages lightly toned), inner hinge split (front v1, rear v2, pages firm), edgewear, annotation rear flyleaf. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Unnum pp. A collection of ten booklets on world travel, written in the French language. Ten parts (pages individually numbered, about 140p per part) are here bound in two volumes. Volume 1: Australie - Oceanie [Voyages de Williams Jarvis] - Asie [China] - Europe Meridionale - Amerique du Sud. Volume 2: Afrique Septentrionale - Amerique Septentrionale - Asie [India] - Europe Septentrionale - Afrique. A scarce complete set of booklets. 
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16624  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Reminiscences of the Franco-German War of 1870.
Jones, William.
Peace Society / Headley Brothers London 1914 
  Hardback small, no jacket as issued, good condition, red cloth cover (spine little faded), black & white photo frontispiece, edges & title page foxed, free flyleaves little toned (minor label remains front flyleaf), minor edgewear spine ends cloth cover (minor bumping), minor pencil annotation. 96 pp. By the Hon. Commissioner of the War Victim's Fund of the Society of Friends (Quakers), which conducted relief work in France during 1870-71. Tellingly describes some of the barbarities and huge loss of life in this senseless war between France and Prussia. 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14705  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Rambles in Eirinn.
Bulfin, William.
M. H. Gill & Son Dublin 1908 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original black cloth cover (gilt pattern & lettering), black & white photos, frontispiece portrait, foldout maps, edges little foxed & toned, new black pastedowns, corner tip black front free flyleaf clipped, minor edgewear, minor annotation rear endpapers, prize bookplate. 456 pp. An excellent early copy of this classic tale of travel throughout Ireland, originally published in 1907 and frequently reprinted. (Prize bookplate of St Joseph's College, Hunters Hill.). 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16823  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Notes of a Voyage from New South Wales to the North Coast of Australia, from the Journal of the Late Francis Napier.
Napier, Francis; Keddie, Mr. W. (notes).
[James R. Napier] [Glasgow] 1876 
  Hardback small (19.0 x 13.0 cm), no jacket as issued, very good condition, original blue cover (gilt vignette, border & spine lettering, little faded), black endpapers, full-page black & white plates, frontispiece portrait (tissue guard), errata page, maps (including foldouts at rear, creased at folds), minor foxing (mainly plates & maps & page edges), edges & pages faintly toned, bottom edge little bumped, some edgewear, two small bookshop stickers. 96 pp. In 1867 Francis Napier joined the South Australian Government expedition under Captain Francis Cadell to the north coast of the state (now the Northern Territory) searching for suitable sites for a capital and agricultural settlement. He examined the Liverpool River, went up the Roper River in a small steamer and visited Port Darwin, Anson Bay and the Victoria River. Cadell's report, published in the South Australian Parliamentary Papers for 1867, was criticised at the time. Thus, the Napier 'Notes' are the only public account of the expedition, and are an important document of the early contact and charting of the region. Compiled from the Napier journal by his family, and privately printed in Glasgow following his death in 1875. The plates, drawn with lithographic crayon, are by a brother of Napier, and are signed 'JMN'. (Estimated date, 1876, Trove catalogue. Ferguson 13058. Scarce. Small bookshop stickers: A. H. Spencer Hill of Content, Berkelouw Bookdealers. All five maps present: 1 internal page, and 4 as foldouts. All 8 lithographic plates present, as listed on contents page.). 
Price: 790.00 (AUD)
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Manual of Map Reading, Air Photo Reading and Field Sketching: Part 1: Map Reading.
Office, War.
Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) London 1955 
  Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover, figures, black & white & colour maps (some foldout), front endpapers toned, minor foxing & edgewear. 132 pp. New edition 1955 (originally published 1929). A standard comprehensive guide to map reading. Includes mapcraft, scales, conventional signs, shape of the ground, grid references (including pre-UTM and UTM in Britain), direction, prismatic compass, map setting and position finding, and map reading instructions. Many sample maps. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4124  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Memoirs of the Legal, Literary, and Political Life of the Late the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran, Once Master of the Rolls in Ireland.
O’Regan, William.
James Harper / Richard Milliken London / Dublin 1817 
  Hardback (22.0 x 14.0 cm), good plus condition, quarter-bound light brown calf leather binding along spine (lightly mottled, black spine label with gilt lettering), patterned brown cloth cover, grey endpapers (sticker), pages lightly toned, corner tips frayed (first & last few pages), edges toned, minimal foxing (mostly last few pages). 316 pp. First edition. Title continues: "Comprising Copious Anecdotes of his Wit and Humour; and a Selection of His Poetry [etc]". A barrister records the memoirs of Curran (1750 - 1817), a popular Irish lawyer, politician, orator, wit and poet. He supported parliamentary reform and Catholic emancipation, and he defended in court a number of Irishmen against their Protestant accusers. SALE PRICE. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Weeds, Poison Plants, and Naturalized Aliens of Victoria. Part 1: Poisonous, Injurious, and Proclaimed Weeds (Native and Introduced), with the Coloured Plates. Part 2: Census of the Naturalized Aliens and Introduced Exotics.
Ewart, Alfred J.; Tovey, J. R. (assistant).
Alfred J. Ewart / J. Kemp, Government Printer Melbourne 1909 
  Hardback large octavo, good condition, dark green cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), colour plates, light foxing most pages & plates, cover corners & spine ends little rubbed, slight colour loss spine, little rubbing spine & covers, edges lightly toned & foxed, light toning & foxing endpapers, little foxing title page, corners covers little bumped, owner's name & address. 110 pp. From the author's preface: Coloured drawings of all the proclaimed plants not previously figured were prepared for publication and these were issued from month to month in the Journal of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria. The present work contains these coloured plates, with a full account of the properties and the best modes of treatment of all our commoner weeds. Written by Government Botanist and Professor of Botany in the Melbourne University. This wonderful old book is in pretty good shape despite being over 100 year old, and would make a great addition to any botany book collection. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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De Oost-Indien-Vaarer: Tooneelspel in Vier Bedrijven naar Het Hoogduitsch van C. G. H. Arresto [Dutch language].
Arresto, C. G. H.; van Goor, S.; Jacobus, J. W. (translator).
H. Moolenijzer Amsterdam 1805 
  Hardback small, good condition, no jacket, very good condition, marbled board covers (dark brown leatherette spine), vignette title page, pages little wavy (poor quality paper, minor creasing), untrimmed (edges roughly cut & toned), edgewear, minor annotation. 168 pp. (Dutch language.) Second edition. A play translated from German into Dutch. Title (in English): "The East-Indiaman: A stage play in three acts". 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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Leichhardt: Its History and Progress: With an Account of the Incorporation of the Municipality and the Celebration of its Jubilee 1871 - 1921.
Vialoux, A. (compiler); Reeves, C. M. (compiler).
Municipal Council of Leichhardt / Local Government Publishing Company Sydney, Leichhardt 1921 
  Paperback small quarto, very good condition, original card cover, black & white text-photos, maps, adverts (some full-page), double-column text, concealed staples (little rusted), covers & pages minimally creased (top corner front cover & along spine creased, small edge tears), spine ends worn, some edgewear, autographs (written names). 102 pp. A well-illustrated local history of this inner western municipality of Sydney. Many interesting period photos and adverts. Mostly about council activities, but also including churches, schools, public institutions, friendly societies, soldiers war memorial, the captured German gun, and the Jubliee celebrations. The first page is a presentation page (no person mentioned), containing autographs of Chas M. Reeves (Town Clerk) and W. A. Lambert (Mayor). 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17747  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Broeder Morits, de Zonderlinge, of de Volkplanting voor de Pelew-Eilanden, Tooneelspel in 3 Bedrijven.
Kotzebue, August von; Kotsebue, August von (title page).
Publisher Not Stated City Not Stated 1800 
  Hardback very small, no jacket, good condition, rebound (decorative cover, new endpapers), pages littele toned & creased from age, edges untrimmed, some minor foxing, minor edgewear. 162 pp. (Estimated date, from similar editions published in the 1790s and 1800s, Worldcat.) A play by the popular German playwright, August von Kotzebue (1761 - 1819) here translated into the Dutch language. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16595  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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An Introduction to the Geology of New South Wales.
Sussmilch, C. A.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1914 
  Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, original black cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), black & white photos & drawings, large colour foldout frontispiece map (edges little creased), black & white fold-out maps & drawings, glossy paper, endpapers toned, edges little foxed, minor edgewear. 269 pp. Second edition, revised and enlarged, with 100 illustrations and maps. The author is Principal of Newcastle Technical College, and previously in charge of the Department of Geology and Mining, Sydney Technical College. 32-page catalogue of A&R books at rear. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17261  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Mirror of Australian Navigation: A Facsimile of the ’Spieghel der Australische Navigatie’, Being an Account of the Voyage of Jacob Le Maire and Willem Schouten 1615 - 1616, Published in Amsterdam in 1622 [Australian Maritime Series, no 5].
Le Maire, Jacob; Duyker, Edward (introduction); Dalrymple, Alexander (translator).
ISBN: 1875567259
Australian National Maritime Museum / Hordern House Sydney 1999 
  Hardback small folio, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, quarter-bound (tan leather spine with black & gilt title label, marbled boards), full-page colour drawings & maps, copy 1. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Unnum pp. (Limited edition, 900 copies.) Facsimile of the journal of Jacob Le Maire, published posthumously in 1622. The original Dutch edition is accompanied by a facsimile of the English text prepared by the great Pacific historian of the 18th century, Alexander Dalrymple. Nutmeg and pepper drove this wealthy Dutch merchant to try to break the monopoly on trade routes to the East Indies, and inspired him to forge a new route to the lucrative spice sources via the southern tip of South America. He was influenced by the famous voyage of de Quiros, the Portuguese navigator who believed he had reached Terra Australis, the great southland. The expedition had dual goals: to chart a new course to the Pacific, and to find the great southern continent. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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Diverses Fleurs Dessinees et Gravees d’Apres le Naturel par N. Robert.
Robert, Nicholas.
ISBN: 0859672468
Scolar Press London 1976 
  Hardback small folio (31.0 x 21.5 cm), no jacket as issued, very good condition, brown cloth cover (gilt spine lettering & logo front cover), sepia (brown-tinted) engravings including title page (tissue guard, few doubled), marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear. Unnum pp. (No 320 of a limited edition of 500 copies.) Facsimile on handmade paper of the original edition of 1660. Contains 31 numbered full-page illustrations (including title page). Nicholas Robert started as a painter of ornamental flower pictures, but his work became more botanical after he was hired by the Duke of Orleans to draw the rare and exotic plants and animals in the Duke's gardens. The Scottish botanist Robert Morison, director of the gardens, is believed to have encouraged Robert to take a more scientific approach to his subject. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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Notes and Sketches of New South Wales During a Residence in That Colony From 1839 to 1844 [with] The Life, Voyages, and Exploits of Sir Francis Drake [etc] (2 volumes in 1) [Murray’s Colonial & Home Library].
Meredith, Mrs Charles [Louisa Anne]; Barrow, John.
John Murray London 1844 
  Hardback small (18.4 x 13.0 cm), no jacket, very good condition, original red embossed cloth cover (rebacked, gilt spine lettering), edges & pages lightly toned, minimal foxing, minor edgewear, bookseller's sticker, bookplate. 164 +187 pp. First combined edition. The first book is one the most penetrating and controversial descriptions of life in early Australia from a woman's viewpoint (when she was living at Homebush Bay, western Sydney). The second book is the second edition abridged story of Sir Francis Drake's life, voyages, and exploits. Publishers catalogue at rear (Home and Colonial Library, 16p.). 
Price: 115.00 (AUD)
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Australian Horses from Paddock to Park.
McGillivray, D.
William Brooks and Co. Ltd Sydney 1902 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, gilt title spine, dark green cloth cover, dark brown endpapers, frontispiece, pages lightly toned, foxing endpapers, edges toned, corners covers lightly bumped, few rust marks along hinges, light foxing few pages, one page edge trimmed & piece missing (plate intact, no missing text). 237 pp. From the title page: A Treatise on the Scientific Handling, Breaking, Educating, and the General Management of Horses: with upwards of 105 illustrations, obtained by instantaneous photography whilst the Author was at work upon the wild and raw material. (Newspaper clipping loosely enclosed.). 
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
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Le Robinson Suisse: Contenant la Suite Donnee par l’Auteur: Traduction Nouvelle.
Wyss, J. D. [as Wyss]; MM, Telery et Pegard, illustrators; Montolieu, Madame Isabelle de (translator).
Morozot, Libraire-Editeur Paris 1861 
  Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, brown cloth cover (embossed bands, gilt spine lettering & decoration), full-page black & white engravings, frontispiece engraving (tissue guard, toned & torn repaired), all edges gilt, flexible endpapers, edgewear, some foxing (mainly end pages & page edges), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. 464 pp. A novel for young adults written in German in 1812, inspired by Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. It was translated by Montolieu into French in 1814, altering the ending. This is a later version of this French translation. A Swiss family is shipwrecked on a desert island en route to Port Jackson, New South Wales. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Olympian Nights.
Bangs, John Kendrick.
Harper & Brothers New York 1902 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover (illustrated panel, gilt lettering, spine little faded), full-page black & white drawings (plates), fore-edge untrimmed, corners bumped, corner front free flyleaf little scuffed, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. 224 pp. A collectible humorous fantasy in the author's typical vein, telling of the Greek gods, who seem to spend a considerable amount of their time playing golf on the planet Mars. Listed by Bleiler. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Bernier’s Voyage to the East Indies, Containing the History of the Late Revolution of the Empire of the Great Mogul [etc].
Bernier, Francois.
Society for the Resuscitation of Indian Literature / H. C. Dass, for Elysium Press Calcutta 1909 
  Hardback octavo, good plus condition, no jacket, rebound quarter-bound (blue speckled paper-covered boards, black cloth spine with vertical paper title label), title page moderately foxed, corner tip clipped title page & few rear pages, pages lightly toned (edges toned), cover corners worn, minor edgewear. 203 pp. First English translated edition. Title continues: "Together with the most considerable passages for five years following in that empire, to which is added, a letter to the Lord Colbert, touching the extent of Hindustan the circulation the Gold and Silver of the World, to discharge itself there; as also the Riches, Forces and Justice of the same; and the principal Cause of the Decay of the States of Asia, with an exact description of Delhi and Agra, together with [1] Some particulars making known the Court and Genius of the Moguls and Indians; as also the Doctrine and extravagant Superstitions and Customs of the Heathens of Hindustan, [II] The Emperor of Mogul's Voyage to the Kingdom of Kasmere in 1664, called the Paradise of the Indies". 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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The Principles, Rules and Laws of Auction Bridge, Stated, Explained, and Illustrated (Elwell on Auction Bridge).
Elwell, J. B.
Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1912 
  Hardback very small, burgundy cloth cover (embossed gilt lettering), very good condition, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, drawings, tables, sticker, minimal edgewear. 215 pp. SALE PRICE. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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[Playbill] Melba Patriotic Concert: Exhibition Building, Adelaide, 21st November, 1914 (Souvenir).
Melba, Nellie.
Howard Correspondence College (H.C.C.) (Printer) [Adelaide] 1914 
  Paperback small folio, very good condition, card cover (overlaps page edges), colour title page, single-colour borders, inside covers toned, staples rusted, minor edge tears, minor edgewear. 8 pp. A scarce patriotic playbill during World War 1 (WW1). The title page lists artists who have generously given their services: Madame Melba, Miss Doris Madden, Mr John Lemmone, Mr Fred C. Collier, Mr W. Burrell and the Adelaide Choral Society. Contains a program guide, including the complete words of three popular songs: "God Save the King" (National Anthem), "The Old Hundredth", and "The Empire Flag". 
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
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Aventures Sur Mer et Sur Terre [French language: Adventures].
de Goy, Andre.
Alphonse Desesserts Paris 1852 
  Hardback large octavo, very good condition, original embossed black cloth cover (spine gilt), sepia (brown-coloured) plates (engravings), frontispiece sepia engraving (with tissue guard), new endpapers, all edges gilt, some foxing (mainly endpapers & adjacent to plates), some edgewear (mostly spine), string bookmark. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 344 pp. (French language. Estimated date, 1852, Trove catalogue.) Contains two stories: I. La Famille Laurencay. II. Histoire d'un Chercheur d'or en Australie. This scarce book has special significance as the second story is probably the first account of the Australian goldfields in fiction. The first story tells the adventures of the Laurencay family en route to Australia where they intend to settle on a property acquired by Monsieur Laurencay on a previous visit. Not in Ferguson. Muir 2912 (children's book). All 8 plates including frontispiece present. 
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
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Journal of Landsborough’s Expedition from Carpentaria, in Search of Burke and Wills [Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 221].
Landsborough, William.
ISBN: 1876154322
Friends of the State Library of South Australia Adelaide 2000 
  Hardback octavo, quarter bound black leather & blue cloth (gilt spine lettering), very good plus condition, gilt string bookmark, frontispiece portrait, map in rear pocket. 128 pp. Facsimile edition of a book first published in Melbourne, 1862. Edition limited to 99 numbered copies bound in quarter leather, of which this is No. 75. Introduction by rare books librarian, State Library of South Australia. Landsborough is noted for his explorations of Queensland, and for his two expeditions (1861-2) in search of the missing Burke & Wills, the second of which resulted in the first north-to-south crossing of Australia. 
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Austraalia ja Uusi Seelanti: Maa, Kansa ja Talous (Mukaellen Suomensi A. K.).
Schachner, Robert.
K. J. Gummerus Osakeyhtio Jyvaskylassa 1912 
  Paperback, good plus condition, card cover, pages lightly toned, spine little torn (repaired), minor edgewear. 61 pp. Title translation: "Australia and New Zealand: Country, Nation and Economy (Nicely translated by A.K.)". A pamphlet, translated (probably from German) into Finnish, about Australia and New Zealand up to the 1900s. (Robert Schachner, a German economist, wrote a series of letters from Australia during 1906 - 1907, about the supposed worker's paradise in Australia.). 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Bilder ur Lifvet i Australian: Reseskildringar.
Knos, Teodor.
Albert Bonniers Forlag Stockholm 1875 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, blue cloth cover (gilt embossed design front cover & spine), full-page drawings (woodcuts), duplicate (extra-illustrated) title page, frontispiece drawing (with tissue guard), single-colour maps at rear, recased (new grey endpapers), minimal foxing (moderate first & last page), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 263 pp. A narrative written from letters sent by Knos (Knoes) when he travelled throughout New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria in 1873. Written in the Swedish language. Superb gilt front cover design of Aborigine with spear, kangaroo, emu and platypus surrounded by vegetation. 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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Les Explorations Geographiques au XIXe Siecle.
Roy, Mme; Perron, J.
Societe d'Edition et de Publications Paris 1909 
  Hardback large quarto, no jacket, very good condition, quarto-bound, leather spine (raised bands, gilt lettering), marbled boards & endpapers, drawings, maps, spine ends chipped (edges worn), pages very toned, string bookmark, dated bookplate (school prize certificate). Heavy (1.5 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 256 pp. (Estimated date, 1909, bookplate.) Title in English: "Geographic explorations of the 19th century". A worthy worldwide survey of exploration, written in the French language. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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Children’s Treasury of Pictures and Stories 1894.
Nelson, Thomas.
Thomas Nelson and Sons London 1894 
  Hardback small wide octavo, good condition, colour pictorial cover, black & white drawings (many full-page), front free flyleaf removed, endpapers little toned, edgewear & spinewear, owner's rubber stamp. 128 pp. An early issue of an illustrated annual series books for children, containing short stories and verse. First story: Little Jack and What a "Sunbeam" Did for Him. Rear cover: Greedy Puppies, in verse by H. M. Whitlaw. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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6 x small matching hardbacks - The Beauties of Fox, Burke, Chesterfield, Swift, Gifford, Sheridan
Alfred Howard,
Thomas Tegg, London, C1837. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Six small, matching hardbacks. All books have a small piece cut from the top of the first page. Some have remnants of a handwritten date which could be 1837 or 1857. Age tanning to early and late pages. Some water staining to early pages. Age and reading wear, but still solidly bound. Sweet little set of books. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; 19th century; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54460. Fair Condition
Price: 91.00 (AUD)
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National Treasures from Australia’s Great Libraries
Williams, Nat
ISBN: 064227620X
National Library of Australia, Canberra, 2005. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . 164 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Australia; Antiquarian & Rare. ISBN: 064227620X. ISBN/EAN: 9780642276209. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52692. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
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Poems from the Divan of Hafiz
Translated by Gertrude Lowthian Bell,
William Heinemann, London, 1897. Presumed first thus
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Presumed first thus. Binding weakening but book is still holding together very well. Wear to the extremities of the outer cloth on boards. Fading to outer cloth and some loss of cloth to the spine area, top and bottom. 152 + adds. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Poetry. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 55478. Good Condition
Price: 191.00 (AUD)
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Walks, Talks Travels and Exploits of Two Schoolboys
The Rev J C Atkinson,
MacMillan, London, 1892. New Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. New Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name stamp in a few pages. Foxing and age spotting to some pages. Binding weakening and showing binding webbing at page 177. Smells of old books. Some wear and bumps to edges and corners of boards. 434 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54844. Good Condition
Price: 41.00 (AUD)
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British Glass of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (National Gallery Booklets)
Ebbott, Rex,
ISBN: 0195503473
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1971. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Glossary and bibliography. The text is illustrated with 41 black-and-white photographs of British glassware held in the National Gallery of Victoria. Photographic paperback binding with red and black coloured titles to the front panel. A small guide to the holdings of the National Gallery of Victoria, of British glassware – 17th and 18th century. Rubbing of the book edges and panels. Quite marked foxing of the book covers and some darkening is also present. The pages themselves clean and unmarked. Some slight rusting of the staples. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], 5 -31, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Glass; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0195503473. ISBN/EAN: 9780195503470. Inventory No: 0128450. Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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English Silver from the sixteenth century to the nineteenth century (National Gallery Booklets)
Lawrence, David,
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1968. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Select bibliography. The text is illustrated with 18 black-and-white photographs of English silverware held in the National Gallery of Victoria. Photographic paperback binding with red and black coloured titles to the front panel. A small guide to the holdings of the National Gallery of Victoria, of English silverware from the 16th through to the 19th century. Rubbing of the book edges and panels. Quite marked foxing of the book covers and some darkening is also present. The pages themselves clean and unmarked. Some slight rusting of the staples. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], 5 -31, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Silver; Britain/UK; Inventory No: 0128451. Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Great Antiques Treasure Hunt ; Test Your Knowledge of Antiques and Collectables and Learn While You Search
Atterbury, Paul – Compiler,
ISBN: 1852274778
Virgin, London, 1993. First Edition
 Hardcover (Photographic Boards) Hardcover (Photographic Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. Introduction by compiler and acknowledgements. Illustrated and pages. The text is illustrated with colour photographs. Colour photographic laminated boards with white and gold coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour photographic dustwrapper, same photographs as for underlying boards with white and gold coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. In this book you will find 12 full-colour collages of 700 antiques and collectables which are illustrated and explained, from clocks and timepieces, glass to furniture; and then, the compiler asks searching questions about what the collages might hide to test your knowledge. . Minor rubbing of the back strip edges and corners. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [7], 8 - 48 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN: 1852274778. ISBN/EAN: 9781852274771. Inventory No: 0128447. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Cloister and Hearth; A Tale of the Middle Ages (Two Volumes)
Reade, Charles,
Chatto & Windus, London, 1932. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Slipcase. Illustrator: Lynd Ward. First Edition. Signed by Illustrator. Volume 1: – 6], VII - XV, [3], 367, [1] pages, introduction by Hendrik Willem Van Loon. The text is illustrated in photogravure illustrations by Lynd Ward. Orange and brown decorated light brown cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Volume 2: – [6], 367 - 745, [5] pages. The text is illustrated in photogravure illustrations by Lynd Ward. Orange and brown decorated light brown cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Orange coloured slipcase with dark orange coloured titles to the back strip. First published in 1861. The story of a young scribe and illuminator (the story is set in the 15th century) who travels through several European countries. The book describes people and their practices in minute detail struggling with their obligations between family and to church. The set of books were part of a limited edition of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator – of which this is number 822. Both volumes show very little in the way of damage, apart from some rubbing of the corners and a little fading of the back strip. Both volumes have been published on a slightly yellowed stock This slipcase is showing a little age and wear. Chipping to the front corners of the slipcase with rubbing of all edges. Stains and rubs a present to all surfaces and the top edge is quite dusty. There is a white mark to the top right-hand corner of the front panel. Fading of the edges. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Lynd Ward. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Limited Edition; 15th century; Signed by Illustrator. Inventory No: 0127655. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: 77.00 (AUD)
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Traveler’s Journal – The New York Times Expect the World
Reid, Lisa – designer,
ISBN: 0764933124
pomegranate communications, Petaluma, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover (Imitation Leather) Hardcover (Imitation Leather). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: newspaper articles & crosswords . First Edition. secondhand copy, silver title on the spine, blind stamped title on the front cover with a blind stamped image of a propeller. the book has not been used, the place marker ribbon has no damage. an unused travel journal/diary with personal info section, areas for itineraries, checklists, lodgings, restaurants, handy information, and a number of the New York Times crossword puzzles with solutions! The publishers have also included excerpts from journalism's best source of travel writing – the New York Times – inspire your creativity and powers of observation – page 5 Full Number Line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 144 pages. Item Type: Journal. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: newspaper articles & crosswords . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN: 0764933124. ISBN/EAN: 9780764933127. Inventory No: 0128781. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Art of Frederick McCubbin
Whitelaw, Bridget,
ISBN: 0724101527
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1991. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Frederick McCubbin. First Edition. Sponsor's message, director's foreword, acknowledgements, notes and bibliography. The endpapers are illustrated with reproductions of some of Frederick McCubbin's notes. The text is illustrated with colour reproductions of works in the exhibition along with some occasional black-and-white preliminary sketches. Colour illustrated paperback bindings, being a reproduction of Frederick McCubbin's "Lost, 1907", with pale yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. The catalogue that accompanied the exhibition of Frederick McCubbin's works that was held at the National Gallery of Victoria in 1991. Minor creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [4], V - VIII, 136 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Frederick McCubbin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Catalogues; Australia; ISBN: 0724101527. ISBN/EAN: 9780724101528. Inventory No: 0126358. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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The Australiana Collection
Bond, Helen – Editor,
ISBN: 086917021X
Fine Arts Press, Sydney, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. Foreword by Dame Helen Blaxland, DBE OBE, introduction by Margaret Betteridge, president's message – Hazel Hawke and acknowledgements. Blue coloured endpages. The text is illustrated with colour photography, black-and-white photography and illustrations. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with gilt and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. Since 1978 the Australiana Fund " ... acquires significant examples of early Australian furniture, decorative arts, silver and paintings to furnish and decorate our four official establishments. This Special Feature publication of Art and Australia takes you on a personal tour of government House and The Lodge in Canberra, and Admiralty House and Kirribilli House in Sydney, to see a large selection of this fascinating and important collection." – from the front bold over panel blurb. Minor rubbing of the book corners and backstrip edges. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges with rubbing of the panels. Size: Square Octavo . [14], 15 - 100 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Australia; Art & Design. ISBN: 086917021X. ISBN/EAN: 9780869170212. Inventory No: 0125872. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Treasures of Ancient Rome
Clayton, Peter,
ISBN: 0861242424
Bison Books, London, 1994. Reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. chronological table, index and credits. Black coloured end pages. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photographs. Colour photographic laminated boards with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Photographic dustwrapper, same photographs as for underlying boards, with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Ranging from the foundation / founding of Rome (753 BCE) to the date 475-6 CE, a survey of the treasures of the ancient Roman civilisation. Ranging from its architecture, jewellery, metalwork, sculptures, mosaics, pottery and glassware. Minor rubbing of the book corners and to the back strip corners. Slight cocking of the spine with light age toning of the text block edges. Some creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Fading of the back strip. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [5], 6 - 192 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Rome; Ancient (BC); History. ISBN: 0861242424. ISBN/EAN: 9780861242429. Inventory No: 0123537. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Whole Food Catalogue
Peterson, Vicki,
ISBN: 0727006215
Grass Roots Books, Adelaide, 1978. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic And Illustrations. First Edition. introduction by author, information and sources and index. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, sepia toned photographs, and black-and-white and sepia toned illustrations. Colour illustrated covers with ochre and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. One of the original sources of information about whole food/organic fruits and vegetables in relation to nutrition and health. A catalogue of various natural whole foods. Rubbing and creasing to the book corners and backstrip edges. Rubbing to the book panels and to either side of the spine. Browning and staining to the text block edges and a few handling marks internally. The hinge has split between the title page and the free front end paper. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. V, 6 - 160 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic And Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Alternative Medicine; Health ; Catalogues; Cooking -- Vegetarian. ISBN: 0727006215. ISBN/EAN: 9780727006219. Inventory No: 0108133. Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Old Master Paintings; Thursday, 28 October 1999
Sotheby & Co.,
Sotheby & Co., London, 1999. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. exhibition note. The text is illustrated with numerous colour reproductions of art works offered for sale. Colour illustrated card cover with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and white-collar titles to the backstrip. Minor creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book panels. A catalogue of Old Master Paintings offered for sale by Sotheby's on Thursday, 28 October 1999. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. (2), 3-196, pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Catalogues; Paintings; Inventory No: 0113368. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Talisman
Tress, Arthur [ Marco Livingstone -- Editor ],
ISBN: 0500541205
Thames and Hudson, London, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Arthur Tress -- Photographer. First Edition. 156 pages, essay by Marco Livingstone, biography, exhibitions and bibliography. Photographic frontispiece, showing " Photographer and Skull Mask New York 1974 ". The text is illustrated with 150 black-and-white photographs and 50 coloured photographs taken by Arthur Tress, that were included in the exhibition that was presented at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford. Black coloured boards with white writing on the spine. Minor shelfwear to the lower book edges and a little rubbing to the book corners. Some dust marks to the top paper edge and there is a little dustiness to the top book edge. A few marks to the book panels. Photographic dustwrapper, same illustration as for frontispiece, with silver background and black writing on the front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is slightly rubbed and faded and the corners of very lightly rubbed. Slight rubbing to the top spine edge. A few grubby marks are present to the back panel. A retrospective of the American photographer Arthur Tress works that were held in the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Arthur Tress -- Photographer. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Photography; Catalogues; America ; ISBN: 0500541205. ISBN/EAN: 9780500541203. Inventory No: 0103924. Very Good Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
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Little May and Her Friend Conscience
Parrott, Marianne
Nelson,  1881. Early Edition
 Hardcover (Embossed Cloth) Hardcover (Embossed Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. Size: Small Octavo. 70 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Spine working loose but still intact. Heavy foxing throughout. Previous owner's inscription, lavish, in ink. Edges badly foxed and browned. Covers are faded in spots. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Children. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29798. Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
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Thaddeus of Warsaw Volumes I and II
Porter, Miss
Longman Hurst,  1805. Third Edition
 Hardcover (Half Leather) Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Third Edition. Two volumes in one. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 500 pages. 2 volumes of the 4-volume set. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Spine has worked loose at edges and been re-glued in position. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Edges badly foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Poland; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29803. Good Condition
Price: 179.50 (AUD)
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The Juvenile Tourist: or, Excursions Through Various Parts of the Island of Great Britain
Evans, John
Thomas Hurst,  1804. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Half Leather) Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Includes fold-out map. Size: Small Octavo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 26087. Very Good Condition
Price: 242.50 (AUD)
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Vagabondage
Parsons, Claudia
Chatto & Windus,  1941. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Fair. First Edition. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket intact with flaps, but has chunk missing from spine, and other signs of wear. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13180. Very Good Condition
Price: 286.20 (AUD)
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The Water Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby
Kingsley, Charles
MacMillan,  1889. Early Edition
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Linley Sambourne. Early Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 330 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Front board is loose. Heavy foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Marbled edges, browned. Illustrator: Linley Sambourne. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; 19th century; Children. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 28037. Very Good Condition
Price: 179.50 (AUD)
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Fleurange
Craven, Mme. Augustus
Didier, Paris, 1880. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Quarter Leather) Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Text in French. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Moderately foxed throughout. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges badly foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; French Language; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31474. Fair Condition
Price: 63.10 (AUD)
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Histoire IV Oeuvres Completes Vol. XI
Voltaire,
Plancher,  1817. Early Edition
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. One of the complete set of Voltaire's works published 1820, leatherbound, very good condition for its age. Other volumes in this set are currently available on this site. Some further volumes in this same set in somewhat worse condition (spine) but with text blocks itact and in good or better condition will be listed shortly here - details available on request. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 604 pages. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Marbled edges, faded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; 18th century; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30966. Very Good Condition
Price: 160.10 (AUD)
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The Honourable Picnic
Raucat, Thomas
Bodley Head,  1928. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Lorraine Combs. First Edition. This is the first edition in the English language. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Edges badly foxed and browned. Covers are chipped but otherwise in sound condition. Spine slightly cocked.. Illustrator: Lorraine Combs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18146. Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
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Histoire de la Litterature Grecque
Pierron, Alexis
Hachette,  1867. First Edition
 Hardcover (Quarter Leather) Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Moderately foxed throughout. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Marbled edges, faded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Greece; French Language; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8142. Very Good Condition
Price: 140.70 (AUD)
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Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine: Vol. CII July-December 1867
Various,
William Blackwood & Sons,  1867. First Edition
 Hardcover (Half Leather) Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Covers carry evidence of some water staining on spine and leather edges. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, although part of spine has been securely glued back down.. Heavy foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Scotland; 19th century; Scottish Art & Photography; Essays & Literary Criticism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9261. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Good Condition
Price: 72.80 (AUD)
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Vie de Saint Vincent de Paul
Capefigue,
Martial Ardant, Paris, 1840. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Text in French. Size: Small Octavo. 278 pages. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Marbled edges - bright, rich condition. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; French Language; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30753. Very Good Condition
Price: 121.30 (AUD)
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Bossuet: Elevations a Dieu sur Tousles Mysteres de la Religion Chretienne
Chavin (intro), Emile
Debecourt,  1842. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Text in French. St. Francis of Assissi. Size: Small Octavo. 506 pages. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Moderately foxed throughout. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges badly foxed and browned. Moderate water damage to text, covers unaffected. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; French Language; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30757. Good Condition
Price: 82.50 (AUD)
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Drake’s Drum
Newbolt, Henry
Hodder & Stoughton,  No date. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: A.D. McCormick. Edition Unstated. With illustrations by A. D. McCormick. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Illustrator: A.D. McCormick. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; England; 19th century; Poetry. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1802. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Very Good Condition
Price: 189.20 (AUD)
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Moneys Received and Paid for Secret Services of Charles II and James II
Akerman (ed.), John Yonge
Camden Society,  1851. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. From 30th March 1697 to 25th December 1688. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 240 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31218. Very Good Condition
Price: 53.40 (AUD)
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Letters to Sir William Windham and Mr. Pope
Bolingbroke, Lord
Cassell,  1889. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: 16mo (very small). 192 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31200. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
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Oeuvres de Chaulieu d’Apres les Manuscrits de l’Auteur
Various,
Pissot,  1777. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Text in French. Volume II only. Size: 16mo (very small). 378 pages. Single volume only of set or series. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Endpapers browned, text has scattered foxing, but mostly clean. Red edges in good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30752. Very Good Condition
Price: 169.80 (AUD)
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Scripture Portraits
Stevenson, Robert
J. Harris,  1817. Early Edition
 Hardcover (Half Leather) Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. Biographical memoirs of the most distinguished characters recorded in the Old Testament with a historical narrative of the principal events . Adapted to juvenile readers. Two books in one volume. Transposed in binding error. Size: Small Octavo. 272 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Heavy foxing throughout. Edges badly foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; 19th century; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31174. Good Condition
Price: 160.10 (AUD)
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Histoire 2: Oeuvres Completes Vol. XIX
Voltaire,
Plancher,  1818. Early Edition
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. One of the complete set of Voltaire's works published 1820, leatherbound, very good condition for its age. Other volumes in this set are currently available on this site. Some further volumes in this same set in somewhat worse condition (spine) but with text blocks itact and in good or better condition will be listed shortly here - details available on request. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 622 pages. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Marbled edges, faded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; 18th century; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30968. Very Good Condition
Price: 160.10 (AUD)
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Epigrams of Eve
Loeb, Sophie Irene
Gay & Hancock,  1910. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Ruby Lind. First Edition. Illustrations by Ruby Lind, very scarce. This is the first UK edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Illustrator: Ruby Lind. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1612. Good Condition
Price: 383.20 (AUD)
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Madame Bovary
Flaubert, Gustave
Charpentier,  1919. Later Edition
 Hardcover (Quarter Leather) Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Later Edition. Text in French. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 468 pages. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Pages browned. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Top edge gilt, faded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; French Language; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30754. Very Good Condition
Price: 82.50 (AUD)
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Histoire - Melanges Historiques Oeuvres Completes Vol. XV
Voltaire,
Plancher,  1817. Early Edition
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. One of the complete set of Voltaire's works published 1820, leatherbound, very good condition for its age. Other volumes in this set are currently available on this site. Some further volumes in this same set in somewhat worse condition (spine) but with text blocks itact and in good or better condition will be listed shortly here - details available on request. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 506 pages. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Marbled edges, faded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; 18th century; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30965. Very Good Condition
Price: 160.10 (AUD)
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Romans et Faceties 2: Oeuvres Completes Vol. XXVII
Voltaire,
Plancher,  1819. Early Edition
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. One of the complete set of Voltaire's works published 1820, leatherbound, very good condition for its age. Other volumes in this set are currently available on this site. Some further volumes in this same set in somewhat worse condition (spine) but with text blocks itact and in good or better condition will be listed shortly here - details available on request. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 488 pages. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Marbled edges, faded. Endpaper torn. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; 18th century; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30970. Very Good Condition
Price: 160.10 (AUD)
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Manuel de la Jeunesse Francaisede la Morales en Action
Various,
Perisse,  1834. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Text in French. Size: Small Octavo. 378 pages. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Heavy foxing throughout. Edges badly foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; French Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30751. Good Condition
Price: 121.30 (AUD)
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Oeuvres de M. Gresset de l’Academie Francoise
Gresset,
Kermaleck,  1751. First Edition
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Text in French. Volume I only. Size: Small Octavo. 334 pages. Single volume only of set or series. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; French Language; Poetry. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30755. Very Good Condition
Price: 82.50 (AUD)
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Pratique de la Vie Interieure a l’Usage des Gens du Monde
Unstated,
Unstated,  1820. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Text in French. Size: 16mo (very small). 328 pages. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Browned throughout. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges badly foxed and browned. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; French Language; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 30766. Very Good Condition
Price: 82.50 (AUD)
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