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1. Abbott, J. H. M. (1946). Red O'Shaughnessy [Currawong Half-Crown Series]. Sydney: Currawong Press. 191 pp. Paperback, card covers, good condition, minor edgewear, black texta number front cover, faint foxing edges & pages, pages lightly toned, rubber stamp flyleaf, rear cover lightly rubbed. This story first appeared serially in "The World's News" (Sydney). Tale of adventures of an Irish convict during Macquarie's era in Sydney. Our Book No: 26713. $12 AUD.

2. About, Edmond (1862). Le Cas de M. Guerin (1st ed) [French language]. Paris: Michel Levy Freres, Libraires Editeurs. 199 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, quarter-bound, marbled board covers, leather spine (bands, faded gilt lettering & vignettes), marbled endpapers, minor edgewear. First edition, French language novel. Includes 'Le 41e Fauteuil" (24p, at rear). An entertaining novel in which Mr. Guerin, without being a hermaphrodite, carries a pregnancy to term and gives birth to a son. Our Book No: 16697. $80 AUD.

3. Abrasives Pty Ltd, Australian (1959). Handbook on Grinding and Grinding Wheels. Sydney, Auburn: Australian Abrasives Pty Ltd. 100 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card covers, stapled (little rusted), black & white & single-colour drawings & tables, top edge edge lightly foxed, cover lightly faded, pages & rear cover lightly toned, minor edgewear. This little Australian book is a handbook on the use of grinding wheels. There is a grinding wheel recommendations table at the rear of the book. Our Book No: 26662. $15 AUD.

4. Adler, Victor (1922). Victor Adlers Aufsatze, Reden und Briefe Heft 1: Victor Adler und Friedrich Engels [Victor Adler's Essays, Speeches and Letters, Volume 1: Victor Adler and Friedrich Engels]. Wien (Vienna): Wiener Volksbuchhandlung (Vienna's Bookstore). 192 pp. Paperback trade, good plus condition, rubber stamp, top spine repaired, cover & pages toned, edges lightly foxed. German language book (volume 1 of 11 volumes), edited by the Party Leaders of the German Social Democratic Party of Austria. Our Book No: 13412. $15 AUD.

5. Advanx; Mercier, Emile (1926). Advanx: Service with a Smile. Sydney: Advanx Australia / Marchant & Co. (Printer). Unnum 28 pp. Paperback oblong octavo, good plus condition, card covers, stapled (rusted), colour cartoons, corners some pages creased, spine rubbed, scuff mark top corner front cover, minor edgewear. A scarce Emile Mercier cartoon booklet that advertises Advanx Australia (headquarters in Sydney), manufacturer of retread tyres. Mostly double-page spreads, consisting of a cartoon with caption on one side, and jingle advert on the other side. (Estimated date, 1926. Contains the name "Advanx Australia Organised Tyre Service", which was trademarked in 1926 by the Advanx Tyre & Rubber Company. Not the 1927 Advanx brochure stating "Invite Us to Your Flat". Advanx was founded in 1921.). Our Book No: 4474. $250 AUD.

6. Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland, Royal National; Watson, H. W. (secretary) (1951). Royal National Show 1951 Daily Ring Programme: Commonwealth Jubilee Souvenir, Bowen Park, Brisbane (1st ed). Brisbane: Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), thin card covers, black & white text-photos & drawings & adverts, colour illustration front cover, colour advert rear cover & inside front cover, single-colour adverts inside rear cover, cover & centre page LOOSE, slight loss bottom corner front cover, top corner front cover creased, short tear along spine, spine rubbed, covers lightly creased, pages lightly toned, slight loss top spine on, edgewear. This is the Commonwealth Jubilee Souvenir Ring Programme for the Royal National Show at Bowen Park, Brisbane held on 3-11 August, 1951. This is a daily programme and this one is for Wednesday 8th August. The colour photo on the cover shows two horses with riders. There is a plan of the show grounds, and the events of the day are listed. A great little book with some early history. Our Book No: 40104. $15 AUD.

7. Ailion, Charlie; Sennin, Horuku (introduction) (1959). Bando Hooroku: A Master Potter. Kobe, Japan: Charlie Ailion. 104 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, black & white photos, inner hinge split (pages firm), cloth cover lightly toned (rear cover little marked), minor edgewear, autograph (author's written & dated dedication). Illustrated with a block of 27 plates, preceded by introduction & preface in English, and followed by Japanese-language text. Includes an introduction by Horoku Sennin (and his photo). Plus an appendix of artist signatures and imprints. Our Book No: 16442. $100 AUD.

8. Alejchem, Scholem (1914). Die Verlorene Schlacht Humoristische Erzahlungen [The Lost Battle: Humorous Narratives] [Vom Alten Stamm Bd. 4 [Old Stories Collection]]. Berlin: Judischer Verlag. 140 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, olive cloth cover (black embossing, spine little faded), illustrated endpapers, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, annotation front flyleaf. Humorous old narratives, translated from Yiddish into German. 1. Die verlorene schlacht. 2. Die wette. 3. Der gast. 4. Das grobe los. 5. Der topf. 6. Es ist nicht wahr. 7. Auf der wanderung. 8. Besuch in Berditschew. Auf der trambahn. Hotel Turkalia. Translation: 1 The lost battle. 2 The bet. 3 The host. 4 The rough going. 5 The pot. 6 It is not true. 7 On the hike. 8 Visit in Berdichev. On the tram track. Turkalia Hotel. Our Book No: 15460. $20 AUD.

9. Allingham, Cedric; Moore, Patrick (anonymous) (1954). Flying Saucer from Mars (Reprint ed). London: Frederick Muller. 143 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, black & white photos, edges & title page moderately foxed, gilt spine lettering little faded, pages toned, minimal annotation (tick mark), owner's written name. First edition. The author claimed to see a flying saucer land in Scotland and communicate with the occupant. There is even a photo of the Martian. This book was later exposed as a hoax written by British astronomer Patrick Moore to demonstrate the gullibility of the British public. Our Book No: 12226. $10 AUD.

10. American Army Y.M.C.A., Navy Paris Division (1918). Musical Festival Programme: New Years Eve, December 31st, 1918 at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees (1st ed). Paris: Theatre des Champs-Elysees. 8 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, stapled pamphlet (single staple, rusted), cream pages with red borders, one black & white photo, good condition, light toning & foxing pages, small mark front cover, fold across pages, tiny tear spine ends, minor edgewear. This program for a musical festival is for the members of the American Expeditionary Force under the distinguished patronage of President and Mme Poincare. Principal choral works of Cesar Franck and The Beautiful Oratorio of TH. Dubois: "The Seven Last Words of Christ". Our Book No: 40119. $15 AUD.

11. Ampol (1962). Map: Ampol Road Map New South Wales. Sydney: Gregory's Guides and Maps / Halstead Press (Printers). 48 pp. Paperback small, good condition, stapled, colour maps, pages lightly toned, covers lightly foxed (front cover lightly scratched), minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1962, stated on title page for estimated population.) A small booklet of maps of NSW produced for sale in Ampol service stations. Our Book No: 16413. $18 AUD.

12. Anderson; Turner, Fred (editor) (1907). Anderson's Manual of the Farm: A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of Farm Crops, Forage Plants and Grasses. Sydney: Anderson & Co. 158 pp. Paperback, good condition, grey card cover, tables, drawings, pages toned, endpapers & edges foxed, rear cover crease, minor edgewear. (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. Our Book No: 15794. $50 AUD.

13. Andrews, Dr Arthur (1921). Australasian Tokens and Coins: A Handbook (1st ed). Sydney: Trustees Mitchell Library / Public Library of New South Wales. 163 + 61 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, very good condition, red cloth covers (little faded, notably spine), gilt title front board & spine, gilt coin front cover, black & white plates at rear (one defective), small frayed patches near fore-edge front cover (little bumped bottom edge), pages lightly toned (few notably, edges lightly foxed, some edgewear. First edition. A catalogue issued by the Trustees of the Mitchell Library, Sydney, originally intended as a record of the Australian tokens and coins in the Mitchell Library. It was enlarged to include descriptions of all known varieties. There are 61 full-page plates at the rear of the book (plate 15 defective, remnants from adjacent page). Holey dollar depicted on front cover and spine. A brief historical introduction is included, as well as chapters on copper and bronze tokens, an alphabetical list of Australasian copper and bronze tokens with description of over 640 varieties, lists of issuers in the various colonies, holey dollars and dumps, Australian pattern shillings and sixpence, Australian gold coins, and the Sydney and Melbourne and Perth mints from 1855 to 1920. A great publication for anyone interested in Australasian coins and tokens. Our Book No: 29072. $80 AUD.

14. Archey, Gilbert; Currie, Mona (drawings); Oliphant, Heather (drawings) (1949). South Sea Folk: Handbook of Maori and Oceanic Ethnology (2nd ed). Auckland: Auckland War Memorial Museum (Auckland Museum). 71 pp. Paperback small quarto, good condition, thin card covers (little creased, corner tip front cover removed), black & white drawings & text-photos, pages & covers lightly toned, spinewear, few edge creases some pages, scuff front cover (sticker removal), two LOOSE pages at rear, edgewear. This book about oceanic ethnology describes the culture of the Maori and their kin. Covers the Maori, the Moriori, Oceania, Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia. The many drawings make this an interesting book for anyone wanting to learn more about the South Sea people. Our Book No: 26209. $10 AUD.

15. Arnold, Elliott (1943). First Comes Courage (The Commandos) (Reprint ed). New York: Triangle Books. 300 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition, pages toned, rear cover jacket little marked & foxed (few chips, edgewear), scuff mark free flyleaf (sticker mark), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). The author states that every single large incident in this novel during World War 2 is entirely authentic. The Commandos are British, Americans, Free French, escaped Norwegians, and Poles. The author has travelled a lot in Europe and had the unusual opportunity to get material about the Commandos and the Underground. The novel has factual background, excitement, suspense, quick stabbing action, and a deep, passionate love affair. The photo on the cover is from the movie "First Comes Courage". ISBN: isbn.no. Our Book No: 29324. $15 AUD.

16. Arnold-Forster, Rt Hon. H. O. (1900). Our Great City, or London the Heart of the Empire (Reprint ed). London: Cassell & Company. 276 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, green cloth cover (black lettering & design), black & white text-photos & drawings, spine faintly faded, endpapers lightly toned, minor edgewear. (Date of preface, 1900, but later printing.) Covers the City of London's history from Roman times, through Saxons, Danes and Norman times up to 1900. Separate chapters on the streets, buildings, government and education. Eleventh-thousand printing. Book adverts on endpapers, including "Special Books for Upper Classes". Our Book No: 16547. $30 AUD.

17. Arresto, C. G. H.; van Goor, S.; Jacobus, J. W. (translator) (1805). De Oost-Indien-Vaarer: Tooneelspel in Vier Bedrijven naar Het Hoogduitsch van C. G. H. Arresto (2nd ed) [Dutch language]. Amsterdam: H. Moolenijzer. 168 pp. 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. (Dutch language.) Second edition. A play translated from German into Dutch. Title (in English): "The East-Indiaman: A stage play in three acts". Our Book No: 16590. $80 AUD.

18. Ashton, Julian (1920). The Julian Ashton Book. Sydney: Art in Australia. Unnum 68 pp. Paperback wide octavo, dustjacket (fixed at spine), good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), tipped-in colour plates (few plates faint offset marks adjacent page), black & white photos (plates) at rear, spine repaired (grey cloth), yapp edges jacket (edges little overlap card cover, small edge tears repaired), edges & some pages foxed, pages toned as usual, some edgewear. Sydney Ure Smith and others (a committee chaired by C. Lloyd Jones) compiled this illustrated book of essays when artist Julian Ashton retired because of failing health. Norman Lindsay writes on Ashton's personality. Grace Crowley writes on behalf of his students on Ashton the teacher. Hardy Wilson, Christopher Brennan and Lionel Lindsay also contributed essays. (Limited edition of 600 copies. Pagination includes plates.). Our Book No: 17056. $40 AUD.

19. Austin, Stanley (1910). The History of Engraving from Its Inception to the Time of Thomas Bewick (Reprint ed). London: T. Werner Laurie. 199 pp. 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. (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). Our Book No: 23939. $10 AUD.

20. Australia, Commonwealth of (1951). Cavalcade of Jubilee of the Commonwealth of Australia Held in Sydney on Australia Day 29th January, 1951 [Jubilee Celebrations, Sydney, N.S.W.]. Sydney: Conpress Printing. Unnum 36 pp. Paperback small octavo, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, colour drawings, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. Includes programme guide, and a list of participants in the procession from Fort Macquarie to the R.A.S. Show Ground, Sydney, celebrating 50 years of Federation. Includes pictures and description of numerous notable floats. Our Book No: 15876. $40 AUD.

21. Australian Red Cross Society, New South Wales Division (1940). Gleanings From a Scrap Book: A Book For Odd Moments. Narrabri, NSW: North Western Courier. 6 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, minimal toning. (Estimate date, 1940, Trove catalogue.) Stated: "All proceeds in aid of the Australian Red Cross Society, New South Wales Division". A collection of poems, quotations and short prose. Our Book No: 16921. $15 AUD.

22. Bangs, John Kendrick (1902). Olympian Nights. New York: Harper & Brothers. 224 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 16084. $30 AUD.

23. Banks, Mary MacLeod; Lamington, Rt-Hon. Lord (foreword) (1931). Memories of Pioneer Days in Queensland. London: Heath Cranton. 80 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, original tan patterned cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), some foxing edges & few end pages (including title page), small rubbed spot top corner front flyleaf, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear, otherwise internally very good condition. Mrs Banks provides valuable reminiscences of her pioneering life in colonial Queensland on their parents property (Cressbrook, Brisbane River). Her parents were the influential McConnel family. Foreword by the sometime Governor of Queensland. This is the true first edition (tan cloth, unstated limited edition, 1000 copies. The later more common printing in 1931 has a blue cloth cover.). Our Book No: 17448. $80 AUD.

24. Baring, Maurice (1932). Lost Lectures, or the Fruits of Experience [Collection of British and American Authors]. Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz. 288 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, owner's written name. Essays by the English dramatist, novelist and man of letters. Three of the four essays are imaginary lectures, ie, papers read to the Newman Society at Oxford, and the other (that on Gilbert and Sullivan) was a real lecture delivered in London. (Written name of Australian actor Barry Humphries.) SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 12634. $10 AUD.

25. Barnard, Marjorie; Annand, Douglas (drawings) (1949). Australian Outline (2nd, revised ed) [Ure Smith Miniature Series]. Sydney: Ure Smith. 40 + 16 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, black & white plates at rear, minor foxing edges, light foxing few pages & plates, inner hinge little split (pages firm), minor edgewear corners. Revised edition. This small book is about the early history of Australia. The author has written about the thoughts of the early settlers and the book looks at the arrival of a small group of workers and officers from the Supply, at Sydney Cove on 26th January, 1788. The drawings help to bring the story to life. (16 pages of plates at rear.). Our Book No: 29191. $12 AUD.

26. Barrett, Charles (editor) (1948). Across the Years: The Lure of Early Australian Books. Melbourne: N. H. Seward (Hawthorn Press, printer). 150 pp. 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. (Limited edition, 650 copies.) A worthy illustrated collection of essays about collecting early Australian books. Our Book No: 4117. $70 AUD.

27. Barroso, Gustavo; Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (translator) (1924). Mapirunga. London: Heinemann. 39 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing) as common, good condition, quarter-bound (white vellum spine, cream paper-covered board covers), gilt title on front cover & spine, covers & pages lightly toned, minimal faint foxing (mostly edges). (No 190 of a limited edition of 350 copies, autographed by the translator. Originally written in the Spanish language by Gustavo Barroso, and here translated, with an extended preface by R. B. Cunninghame Graham. Brazilian fiction - a short tale of revenge and honor defended in the Sertao region of Brazil. Our Book No: 16072. $30 AUD.

28. Bass, George (1986). Journal of a Whaleboat Voyage [Victoriana Collection]. [Melbourne, Carlton]: Queensberry Hill Press. 54 pp. Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, large foldout map at rear, in cardboard slipcase (spine little creased). (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies. Estimated date, Trove catalogue.) Long title: "Journal of a Whaleboat Voyage along the Southern Coast of New Holland, 3rd of December 1797 to 25th of February 1798". A facsimile of the logbook of George Bass, reproduced from the "Historical Records of New South Wales", 1895. Includes a large map of the coasts of Victoria and Van Diemens Land, including the tracks of various voyages. Bass sailed from Port Jackson and explored the southern Victorian coast to Western Port and also Bass Strait. ISBN: 0909174504. Our Book No: 17200. $150 AUD.

29. Batchelor, Vivien (1978). The Observer's Book of Show Jumping & Eventing (New ed) [Observer Books no 60]. London: Frederick Warne. 192 pp. Hardback very small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. ISBN: 0723215863. Our Book No: 13032. $10 AUD.

30. Batman, John (1983). The Settlement at Port Phillip 1835 [Victoriana Collection]. [Melbourne, Carlton]: Queensberry Hill Press. 57 pp. 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). (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. ISBN: 0909174377. Our Book No: 17380. $160 AUD.

31. Battalion A.I.F., 41st (1918). Remembrance Christmas 1918 (1st ed). Paris: Bishop & Garret, Printers. 4 pp. Ephemera, card small, pages attached to card covers by fine blue string, very good condition, light toning, light foxing pages, minor edgewear. This small card has the insignia of the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces on the cover. Remembrance on the cover. Christmas 1918 is on the first page. The message inside reads: "To you, our own dear loved ones, way o'er the other side. We wish the best and brightest to bless this Christmas tide. And tho' perforce "Somewhere in France”. In body we must stay, In spirit we shall cross to you. To share your Christmas day". Printed on inside page: "With Best Wishes from 41st Battalion, A.I.F. France". Our Book No: 40120. $25 AUD.

32. Batten, H. Mortimer (1923). The Badger Afield and Underground. London: H. F. & G. Witherby. 159 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, red cloth cover (spine lightly faded), good plus condition, drawings, sepia (brown-coloured) photos (including frontispiece with tissue guard), one plate partly LOOSE, light foxing (mostly edges & endpapers), untrimmed (page edges untrimmed). A natural history of the badger, by a fellow of the Royal Zoological Society. The illustrations, taken from photos and pen-and-ink sketches, are delightful and informative. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 21886. $15 AUD.

33. Baudouin, Charles; Paul, Eden (translator); Paul, Cedar (translator) (1945). Suggestion and Autosuggestion: A Psychological and Pedagogical Study Based upon the Investigations Made by the New Nancy School (2nd, reprint ed). London: George Allen & Unwin. 288 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing), blue cloth cover, good condition, front inner hinge little split (pages firm), cloth cover lightly flecked (spine lightly faded, minor edgewear), endpapers & edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, bookplate, non-author written dedication. An exposition of Coue's theory of autosuggestion as the explanation for hypnosis, and the Nancy School that practiced this theory. Translated from the French. Our Book No: 13644. $10 AUD.

34. Bean, C. E. W. (1945). On the Wool Track [Australian Pocket Library]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 212 pp. Paperback, good condition, pages toned as usual, covered staples as issued, spine repaired (transparent archival tape), minor edgewear. A young reporter from the Sydney Morning Herald travels through western New South Wales in search of colourful stories about the wool industry. Our Book No: 11490. $25 AUD.

35. Bean, C. E. W. (1947). On the Wool Track. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 210 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), endpapers & pages little toned, minor edge tears & edgewear jacket (flap not price-clipped). A young reporter from the Sydney Morning Herald travels through western New South Wales in search of colourful stories about the wool industry. Our Book No: 17108A. $35 AUD.

36. Beazley, C. Raymond (1895). Prince Henry the Navigator: The Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery 1394 - 1460 A.D. [Heroes of the Nation Series]. New York: G. P. Putnam's. 336 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover (gilt bands & lettering), foldout plates, frontispiece, spine ends chipped, endpapers & title page lightly foxed, top edge toned, pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Title continues: "With an account of geographical progress throughout the Middle Ages as the preparation for his work". Our Book No: 16326. $35 AUD.

37. Bernier, Francois (1909). Bernier's Voyage to the East Indies, Containing the History of the Late Revolution of the Empire of the Great Mogul [etc]. Calcutta: Society for the Resuscitation of Indian Literature / H. C. Dass, for Elysium Press. 203 pp. 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. 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". Our Book No: 13120. $100 AUD.

38. Best, Elsdon (1922). The Maori Division of Time [Dominion Museum Monograph]. Wellington: W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printer. 46 pp. Paperback octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), red covers loose & little faded, minor foxing, otherwise good condition. Our Book No: 15156. $10 AUD.

39. Best, Elsdon (1922). Spiritual and Mental Concepts of the Maori [Dominion Museum Monograph]. Wellington: W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printer. 43 pp. Paperback octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), red covers loose & lightly faded, otherwise good condition. Our Book No: 15160. $10 AUD.

40. Best, Elsdon (1954). Some Aspects of Maori Myth and Religion (New ed) [Dominion Museum Monograph]. Wellington: R. E. Owen, Government Printer. 43 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), few black & white photos, few pages notably toned & foxed, edges little foxed, minor edgewear. This is a new edition of this classic text on Maori myth and religion, originally published in 1922. The text has not been changed. But the font is larger, which explains the increased number of pages. Our Book No: 15155. $10 AUD.

41. Biard D'Aunet, [Georges] (1907). L'Aurore Australe [French language]. Paris: Librairie Plon: Plon-Nourrit et Cie, Impimeurs-Editeurs. 403 pp. 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. (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. Our Book No: 17029. $30 AUD.

42. Bird, J. T. S. (1904). The Early History of Rockhampton. Rockhampton: Morning Bulletin. 415 pp. 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. 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". Our Book No: 16606. $250 AUD.

43. Bishop, W. (William) (1977). The Goulburn and District Directory for 1882 - 3: First Year of Publication. Sydney, North Sydney: Library of Australian History (LAH). 72 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, brown leatherette cloth cover (sharp gilt spine lettering), adverts, minimal edgewear. (Copy 199 of a limited edition of 300 copies.) Facsimile of an early directory of the Goulburn district, southern New South Wales (NSW), compiled by William Bishop. Includes alphabetical lists of residents, trades and institutions. Many contemporary adverts. A valuable source for local historians. Intended as an annual publication, but 1882-3 was the only edition produced. ISBN: 090812001X. Our Book No: 12766. $75 AUD.

44. Black, Lindsay; Elkin, Prof. A. P. (foreword) (1944). The Bora Ground: Being a Continuation of a Series on the Customs of the Aborigines of the Darling River Valley and of Central N.S.W: Part IV (1st ed). [Leeton, NSW]: Lindsay Black. 64 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, card covers, black & white photos (including frontispiece), diagrams, spine little faded, top & bottom edges covers faded, light blue covers little faded, top corner covers & pages little creased, light foxing edges & few pages, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. From the author's preface: In this, my fourth publication on the customs of the Aboriginals of the Darling River Valley and of Central New South Wales, I present The Bora Ground. He has added many references and reports by explorers, early settlers and others who saw the Bora Grounds in use. There are photos taken in February 1942, and diagrams of the Banaway Bora Grounds. Our Book No: 40173. $120 AUD.

45. Blakely, W. F. (1934). A Key to the Eucalypts: With Descriptions of 500 species and 138 Varieties. And a Companion to J. H. Maiden's Critical Revision of the Genus Eucalypts (1st ed). Sydney: Worker Trustees (Printer). 339 pp. Paperback octavo, fair plus condition, card cover (red cloth spine), few black & white vignettes, covers creased, bottom edge stained covers & some pages, pages lightly edges toned, top edge & few pages lightly foxed, few page corners creased, edgewear, bookplate. The self-published first edition of this reference book of eucalyptus species, which is a very useful reference book for botanists, apiarists, seed collectors, foresters, entomologists, horticulturists, oil distillers and tree lovers. There are frequent cross-references (and corrections) to text and plates in Maiden's pioneering critical textbook on eucalyptus series. A complete reading copy of the scarce first edition. Our Book No: 17050. $30 AUD.

46. Bland, W. (William) (editor) (1985). Journal of Discovery to Port Phillip [Victoriana Collection]. [Melbourne, Carlton]: Queensberry Hill Press. 54 pp. Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, sepia (brown-tinted) frontispiece portrait, in cardboard slipcase (spine little creased). (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies.) Spine title: "Hume and Hovell's Journey to Port Phillip". A record of Hume and Hovell's pioneering journey overland from Sydney to Port Phillip and return. Consists of Hume & Hovell's edited diaries, plus a preface and six explanatory appendices. Reset from the original book published in Sydney in 1831, and edited by William Bland (Ferguson 1423). ISBN: 0909174458. Our Book No: 17202. $150 AUD.

47. Boldrewood, Rolf (1891). The Squatter's Dream: A Story of Australian Life (Reprint ed). London: Macmillan & Co. 312 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, red cloth cover (gilt vignette & spine lettering), inner hinge little split, cover corners little bumped (little marked), pages lightly toned as usual, flyleaves & rough-cut edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. A classic novel of life in colonial rural Australia, by the author of "Robbery Under Arms". Jack Redgrave was a jolly, well-to-do young squatter, who, in the 1850s had a very fair cattle station in one of the Australian colonies, upon which he lived in much comfort and reasonable possession of the minor luxuries of life. Plus 44p publisher's catalogue at rear. Our Book No: 15768. $20 AUD.

48. Bosse, Abraham; Blum, Andre (1924). L'Oeuvre Grave D'Abraham Bosse [French language]. Paris: Editions Albert Morance. 94 + 44 pp. Hardback wide (folder), thick papered board cover, red cloth spine (gilt lettering), very good condition, ribbon ties, booklet & sheets (engravings) loosely inserted, booklet top edges uncut, cover corner little bumped (top edge little worn). (French language.)A collection of 44 looseleaf engravings by 17th century French artist Abraham Bosse, presented in a stiff card folder with ribbon ties, together with a 94-page booklet, being an introduction to the 44 looseleaf plates. Our Book No: 14380. $80 AUD.

49. Bottomley, Gordon (1922). King Lear's Wife. The Crier by Night. The Riding to Lith. End Midsummer Eve. Laodice and Danae. Plays by Gordon Bottomley. London: Constable & Company. 211 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good plus condition, green leatherette cover (gilt pattern), browned spine (raised bands, gilt lettering), top edge gilt, pages lightly toned as usual, internally excellent. Spine title: King Lears Wife & Other Tales. Our Book No: 3415. $20 AUD.

50. Bowen, Frank C. (1947). The Flag of the Southern Cross 1939 - 1945. London: Shaw Savill & Albion Co. Ltd. 73 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red brown cloth cover (gilt lettering), black & white photos, top edge rear cover lightly mottled, edges lightly foxed. The British shipping line's privately circulated record of its war service between 1939 and 1945, continuing the history of the company from his earlier book published in 1939, which covered Shaw Savill's story from 1858 to 1939. The current volume includes the epic action of the Jervis Bay with illustrations of the ship and her master. There is a chapter on the Malta convoys, another on the company's majestic ocean liner Dominion Monarch, and a further chapter on the adventures of the engineers aboard the Maimoa sunk by a German raider. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 13191. $12 AUD.

51. Bradman, Don [Donald] (1950). Farewell to Cricket. Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 316 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket (missing), good condition, green cloth cover (little flecking edges), black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), endpapers lightly foxed, pages faintly toned, spine ends chipped, small tear base front endpaper, edgewear. First edition. Australia's greatest cricketer tells his own story of his playing days from his childhood in Australia to his last triumphant season in England. Includes a chapter on captaincy. Our Book No: 4102. $20 AUD.

52. Brain, W. Russell (1940). Recent Advances in Neurology (4th ed). London: J. & A. Churchill. 364 pp. Hardback octavo, good plus condition, red cloth cover (spine little slack), minimal cancelled EX-LIBRARY (spine lettering & rubber stamps), figures, black & white photos, string bookmark, edgewear. Fourth edition. A popular early textbook of neurology by London physician. Our Book No: 2317. $15 AUD.

53. Breaden, J. C. (1942). Beautiful Hobart and Surroundings: 81 views. [Hobart]: Examiner Press. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, stapled, fair plus condition, card cover (spine repaired, corner tips missing, lightly foxed), black & white photos, pages lightly toned as usual, some edgewear. Tourist brochure of photographs about Hobart and southern Tasmania, including panorama centre pages. (No map on inside rear cover, which is present in some editions.). Our Book No: 16156. $10 AUD.

54. Brett, Rosalind (1955). A Cottage in Spain (1st ed). London: Mills & Boon. 189 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), edges lightly foxed, brown strip free flyleaves (impression jacket flaps), shop label front pastedown, pages lightly toned, small edge tears jacket (little loss corners), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. A romance novel set in Spain. Linda has many adventures centered on her villa near Barcelona. A good old fashioned collectible Mills & Boon romance. Our Book No: 23617. $15 AUD.

55. Brewster, Agnes A.; Le Plastrier, Constance M.; Hamilton, A. G. (introduction) (1930). Botany for Australian Students (4th ed). Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade. 464 pp. Hardback small, green cloth cover, very good condition, minor foxing edges, pages lightly toned, cloth cover little flecked, minor edgewear, owner's written name & details. Fourth edition. A popular botany school textbook for Australian students. Brewster is a former science mistress, Sydney. Le Plastrier is a former teacher of botany, Sydney. Our Book No: 15945. $20 AUD.

56. Bridson, D. G. (1972). The Quest of Gilgamesh. Cambridge: Rampant Lions Press. 98 pp. Hardback quarto, tissue no jacket (missing), very good condition, marbled board cover (gilt on black lettering on cloth spine), frontispiece drawing, untrimmed edges, corners little bumped, bookplate. (No 88 of a limited edition of 110 copies.) Text first broadcast on the BBC in 1954, with this version broadcast in 1969, produced by D. G. Bridson. Printed on T. H. Saunders cream laid paper and bound by Mansells. Green marbled paper covered boards with grey-coloured cloth spine. Gilt lettering on black plate at top of spine. Black & white frontispiece drawn by artist Michael Ayrton onto the plate and printed by offset lithography by the Stellar Press at Welham Green. (Bookplate of Geoffrey Farmer, private press researcher.). ISBN: 9780902591073. Our Book No: 15633. $200 AUD.

57. Broinowski, R. A. (editor) (1925). The Spinner: An Australasian Magazine of Verse (First Four Issues). Melbourne: Edward A. Vidler. Each issue: 20 pp. Each issue: Paperback small, good condition, card covers (toned, staples rusted), frontispiece portrait, adverts, pages lightly toned, edges little foxed, small edge tears front cover (no 1), corner flyleaf creased (no 3), minor edgewear & spinewear. The first four issues of this little Australian poetry magazine: Volume 1, no 1 to no 4. Each issue contains a frontispiece portrait of a contributor plus a facsimile signature. The four portraits are Mary Gilmore, Furnley Maurice, Marie E. J. Pitt, E. J. Rupert Atkinson. The total series consisted of 3 volumes of 12 issues each (1925 to 1927). Our Book No: 17602. $40 AUD.

58. Brooke, Rupert (1925). 1914 and Other Poems (32nd impression ed). London: Sidgwick & Jackson. 63 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, black cloth cover (spine label incomplete), good condition, black & white frontispiece portrait (with tissue guard), front free flyleaf removed, spine ends frayed, corners bumped, rough-cut page edges, lightly foxed. Originally published, 1915 (this is a reprint). Our Book No: 13857. $10 AUD.

59. Brooke, Rupert (1944). Rupert Brooke: The Complete Poems (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: Hicks Smith & Wright. 167 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), frontispiece (black & white portrait), untrimmed (page edges roughly cut), edges toned, pages lightly toned, jacket spine faded, few tiny edge tears, lightly toned, small loss spine ends), shop stamp inside rear cover, written name & date 1946 flyleaf. Rupert Brooke's poetry stirred patriotism among the English and inspired optimism in the period before World War 1 (WW1). Contains a new portrait and a facsimile of the manuscript of his famous poem "The Soldier". Our Book No: 28192. $20 AUD.

60. Brown, Arthur E. (1946). The Doctor and Tomorrow: The Future of Medical Service in Australia. Sydney: F. H. Johnston Publishing Co. 136 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good dustjacket), tape repairs reverse side jacket (minimal marks), pages lightly toned, some edgewear (mainly spine). A leading Melbourne medical practitioner calls for substantial reform of medical practice in Australia so that it is available for all without excessive cost. This issue goes beyond the current debate about private practice versus socialised (nationalised) medicine. Our Book No: 16919. $15 AUD.

61. Browne, Gracius J.; Hollar, Wenceslaus (illustrator) (1879). Panoramic View of Old London A.D. 1647: Reproduced by Means of Photo-lithography from an Ancient Engraving by Wenceslaus Hollar, with an Historical Sketch of the Origin and Progress of London, compiled from Ancient Histories and Other Reliable Sources. Melbourne: Walker May & Co. 16 pp. Hardback very large folio (53 x 32 cm), no jacket as issued, fair only condition (but complete), paper-covered board cover (large gilt vignette, black cloth spine, top corner front cover SPLIT, little scratched), new front pastedown, booklet (pages lightly toned, some foxing, internal string binding, little LOOSE), very large foldout photo-lithograph (231 x 52 cm) at rear (edgewear & creases at folds, little toned & spotted mainly edges, large browned patch reverse side), significant edgewear cover corners (little loss). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. An 1879 photo-lithographic reproduction of Wenceslaus Hollar's "Panoramic View of London AD 1647", also called the "Long View of London". Consists of a 16-page introductory booklet by Browne, and the foldout lithograph, which opens up to 231 cm (about 7 feet 6 inches) in length, by 52 cm (about 1 foot 8 inches tall). The introduction was printed by Walker & May, Mackillop Street, Melbourne. The lithograph is by Hamel & Ferguson, Queen Street, Melbourne. A very scarce item. Gracius J. Browne is also known as Gracius J. Broinowski, whose works include Birds of Australia. Our Book No: 13318. $1300 AUD.

62. Browne, Maurice (1946). The Atom and the Way (1st ed). London: Victor Gollancz. 79 pp. Hardback small, no jacket (missing), good condition, blue cloth cover, pages lightly toned, corners covers lightly bumped, spine & spine title little faded, few tiny pin holes endpapers, minor edgewear. Discusses the effects of the controlled release of atomic energy. Our Book No: 27624. $10 AUD.

63. Bryan, Nonabah; Young, Stella (1940). Navajo Native Dyes: Their Preparation and Use [Indian Handcrafts]. Chilocco, OK: U.S. Office of Indian Affairs. 76 pp. Paperback large octavo, card cover (lightly toned), stapled (staples rusted), good plus condition, sepia (brown-tinted) drawings, pages lightly toned as usual, edgewear, owner's written name & date. Recipes formulated by by Nonabah Bryan, compiled by Stella Young. When sheep were introduced into the Southwest USA by the Spaniards in the 16th century, wool became accessible to the Navajo. Navajo genius discovered that the plants and minerals of their desert home could be used to change his native white and black wool to a multitude of soft and lustrous colors, producing the antique Navajo rugs so much prized for their simplicity in design. Our Book No: 12796. $10 AUD.

64. Bulfin, William (1908). Rambles in Eirinn (2nd printing ed). Dublin: M. H. Gill & Son. 456 pp. 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. 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.). Our Book No: 16823. $60 AUD.

65. Burrows, William (1986). Adventures of a Mounted Trooper [Victoriana Collection]. [Melbourne, Carlton]: Queensberry Hill Press. 146 pp. 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. (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. ISBN: 0909174466. Our Book No: 17350. $100 AUD.

66. Burt, Cyril (1948). The Young Delinquent (Reprint ed) [The Sub-Normal School-Child: Volume 1]. London: University of London Press. 662 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, tables, black & white photos (including frontispiece), edgewear, bottom edge lightly stained, cover edges flecked, owner's written name. Heavy. A detailed empirical report the psychology of juvenile crime. This book is complete in itself, but is the first of a series of three books on abnormal childhood. Our Book No: 21261. $25 AUD.

67. Calwell, Arthur; Department of Information, Australian (1946). Australia Pocket Book. [Canberra]: Commonwealth Minister for Information and for Immigration. 188 pp. 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. Subtitle: "A brief survey of the Commonwealth of Australia, its historical background, and its present-day economic social and political life". Our Book No: 17274. $20 AUD.

68. Campbell Crowley, C. (1959). Around the Year at Alectown: Volume 4 (1st ed). City Not Stated: C. Campbell Crowley / J. Roy Stevens (Printer). 75 pp. Paperback, very good condition, stapled, brown card covers, gilt title, top spine scuffed, pages lightly toned, small glue residue front cover. This wonderful book tells the story of their experiences and impressions on the Alectown-Mingelo-Tomingley and Peak Hill diggings, and especially Alectown in 1892 (Parkes district). This charming little book is told in rhyme form, by one who lived in those days, and shared in the communal life. Our Book No: 29855. $18 AUD.

69. Campbell, F. H.; Watters, W. F.; Allan, Jas; Gillman, A. J. (1953). Otago Boys' High School: Old Boys' Register. Dunedin: Otago High School Old Boys Society. 372 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, dark blue cloth cover (spine faintly faded, lightly flecked), few black & white photos, endpapers moderately foxed, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear. Containing the occupations and addresses of all pupils of the School from 1863 to 1938 inclusive. Plus historical lists from the school (rolls, scholarships, sporting champions), and an alphabetical list of students from 1863 to 1952. Our Book No: 14297. $25 AUD.

70. Campbell, Peter (1979). The Observer's Book of Sailing Craft of Australia and New Zealand (1st ed) [Australian Observer's Series, no A5]. Sydney / London: Methuen of Australia / Frederick Warne. 262 pp. Hardback very small, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, minor edgewear, owner's written name, copy 2. The uncommon Australian edition of a handbook in the highly collectible Observer series. ISBN: 0454000766. Our Book No: 3572A. $18 AUD.

71. Cant-Wall, E. (Edward) (1882). Ireland Under the Land Act: Letters Contributed to the Standard Newspaper, with an Appendix of Leading Cases under the Act, Giving the Evidence in Full, Judicial Dicta, &c. London: Chatto & Windus. 283 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, red cloth cover, black endpapers, foldout charts, spine little faded (little soiled & stained), cover corners bumped, edges untrimmed (some tearing uncut top edges, no loss text), some foxing (edges, endpapers & some internal pages), bookplate front pastedown, rubber stamp, owner's written name. The editor of the "Standard" sent the barrister Cant-Wall to impartially report on the working of the latest Land Act. He observed Land Commission deliberations, and the activities of the leaders of the Irish Land League, a political organisation that helped tenant farmers acquire their own land, and of Roman Catholic bishops. Includes a selection of leading cases, exemplifying relations between landlord and tenant. (Plus 32p publisher's catalogue at rear. Bookplate of Lord Walter Fitzgerald.). Our Book No: 14466. $30 AUD.

72. Captain, The (1932). Inhumanity: Historical Tales of Old Convict Days from Millbank Prison (England) to Norfolk Island, Macquarie Harbour, Port Arthur: The Last of the Tasmanian Aborigines and Other Stories (1st ed). Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 115 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, grey card covers (spine ends little torn & repaired), black & white text-photos & drawings, adverts, covered staples (rusted), minimal EX-LIBRARY (rubber stamps front cover), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A scarce pamphlet of the early convict days in New South Wales (Norfolk Island and Macquarie Harbour), and then Port Arthur, Van Diemen's Land (later called Tasmania). Includes the mutiny of the brig "Cyprus" in 1832, the liberated six from the Port Arthur coal mine, and a 12-page section on the last of the Tasmanian Aborigines, with photographs of the Aboriginal leaders. Contains adverts for 1930s local businesses in Hobart. Our Book No: 17087. $80 AUD.

73. Carn, K. G. (1939). Control of Weeds (Revised, retitled ed). Sydney: New South Wales Department of Agriculture / Rural Bank of New South Wales. 66 pp. Paperback tall trade, good condition, concealed staples, paper covers, black & white drawings, colour plates, tide marks bottom edge last few pages & rear cover (former water contact now dry, light foxing edges, pages lightly toned, white background on covers little marked, slight loss bottom spine, closed tear spine, few creases covers, minor insect damage fore-edge covers, minor edgewear corners. This book has been issued to help the person on the land to control the weeds that are a problem to all farmers. The black & white illustrations and colour plates will help with identification. Written by the Weeds Officer, New South Wales Department of Agriculture. (Originally published in 1935 under the title "Know Your Weeds". This is the revised and enlarged retitled edition.). Our Book No: 29245. $15 AUD.

74. Cashman, D. B. (1910). The Life of Michael Davitt, Founder of the National Land League: To Which is Added, the Secret History of the Land League, by Michael Davitt (Cameron & Ferguson ed). London: R. & T. Washbourne Ltd. 256 pp. Hardback small (18.6 x 12.7 cm), recased original green cloth cover retaining endpapers, gilt brief title on spine, very good condition, edges lightly speckled, title page base repaired, foxing & toning edges & endpapers. (Originally published 1876 by Cameron & Ferguson, Glasgow. Estimated date of this undated R. & T. Washbourne, London, reprint: about 1880 or 1910.) Biography of the Irish social campaigner and nationalist politician who founded the Irish National Land League. He joined the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB), a Fenian organization in Ireland. He organised arms smuggling to Ireland, but was arrested and imprisoned by the English, but was released on a ticket-of-leave after serving seven years. He rejoined the IRB, where he held that the common people of Ireland could not improve their lot without ownership of their land. Our Book No: 12619. $40 AUD.

75. Censor; Bell Bruce, Oliver (1910). Don't, or Directions for Avoiding Improprieties in Conduct and Common Errors of Speech. Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide: E. W. Cole. 64 + 16 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, red card cover, repairs (black cloth spine, archival tape fore-edge), edges & few pages lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, edgewear, owner's rubber stamps (front cover & title page). A book of hundreds of pithy statements of etiquette (behaviour that you don't do). Chapers: At table - In dress and personal habits - In the drawing room - In public - In speech - In general - For womankind - For young people. The scarce Cole's enlarged edition, with 16 extra pages. (Rubber stamps of E. L. Morgan.) (About 1910, originally published 1880s by Ward Lock in UK, and D. Appleton in USA.). Our Book No: 17259. $40 AUD.

76. Chalmers, Oliver (1979). The Observer's Book of Rocks and Minerals of Australia (1st ed) [Australian Observer's Series, no A6]. Sydney / London: Methuen of Australia / Frederick Warne. 246 pp. Hardback very small, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, top edge faintly foxed. A scarce Australian edition of the Observer series. A comprehensive pocket introduction for collectors and students, in fact for all who are interested in Australia's mineral deposits, their location and geological occurrence. ISBN: 045400074X. Our Book No: 15133. $28 AUD.

77. Chandler, Bertram A. (1979). Matilda's Stepchildren (1st ed) [Hale SF Series]. London: Robert Hale. 208 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minimal foxing fore-edge, tiny mark top edge, faint foxing bottom edge, pages lightly toned, rubber stamp & autograph (author's written dedication) title page, protected by removable archival jacket. First edition. This is a Captain Grimes science fiction novel. He is the owner-master of the deep space pinnace, Little Sister. He is in trouble: his ship was arrested and he was obliged to work on the laid-up star tramp which was then skyjacked by revolutionaries. ISBN: 0709175280. Our Book No: 40029. $120 AUD.

78. Chaucer, Geoffrey; Binder, Paul (artist) (1929). Wyf of Bathe. London: Mandrake Press. 44 pp. 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. (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. Our Book No: 15657. $160 AUD.

79. Childe, H. L. (1949). An Introduction to Concrete Work (3rd, reprint ed). London: Concrete Publications Limited. 136 pp. Hardback small, board covers, good condition, edgewear, figures (including black & white text-photos), tables, faint tide marks strip top front cover (previous water contact now dry), faint ring mark rear cover, pages little toned. The third edition of this popular textbook written for students at technical schools, but which has also proved useful for builders. Provides an introduction to the principles and practice of reinforced concrete construction, a branch of civil engineering. Our Book No: 14076. $10 AUD.

80. Churchward, C. Maxwell (1941). A New Fijian Grammar. Sydney: Australasian Medical Publishing Co. / Government of Fiji. 94 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, brown cloth cover (minor fading & creasing as common), pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear, bookshop rubber stamp. This booklet was prepared on behalf of the Government of Fiji, to explain the structure and laws of the Fijian language (Bau dialect), not on the basis of English or Latin, but on its own basis. Our Book No: 16300. $15 AUD.

81. Circle, Golden (1955). 40 Delightful Recipes with Golden Circle Pineapple Products [Forty Delightful Recipes]. Brisbane: Simpson Halligan. 28 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), colour text-photos, covers lightly foxed & marked. (Estimated data, 1955, Trove catalogue.) Cover (verso) subtitle: "Presented to the housewife with pleasure and the compliments of Golden Circle Products." Contains 40 tested recipes, which include pineapple, both fresh and canned. Pineapple may be included in the menu from the first course to the last. Our Book No: 15833. $10 AUD.

82. Cleary, Jon (1949). The Long Shadow. Sydney: Invincible Press. 128 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, pictorial card covers, fair plus condition, some insect damage edges front cover, small tears edges few pages, rear cover background & inside covers lightly toned, bottom corner creased few pages, scuff front cover, pages toned, some loss spine & backstrip, edgewear. (Estimated date, 1949, Trove catalogue.) Acclaimed Australian crime fiction novel about the murder of a woman named Ruth Taylor. The quiet bushland scene is shattered by a violence so shocking that the little North Coast town is roused to mob vengeance. The author builds up a breath-taking suspense, and subtly interweaves a thread of romance in this striking tale of crime set in the tranquil Australian countryside of red-roofed farms and sleek dairy herds. Our Book No: 27521. $20 AUD.

83. Clune, Frank (1951). Hands Across the Pacific (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 302 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, maps, endpaper map (lightly toned & foxed), pages lightly toned, minor foxing edges, reverse side jacket little toned (small loss bottom edge & spine top edge, little chipped, small tide marks bottom edge), slight colour loss bottom corners covers. First edition. This fascinating book sees the author with his wife, Brown Eyes, travelling to the Hawaiian Islands, Canada, and Alaska. He had not visited Canada since before World War 1. He writes about hula-hula dancers, totem-poles, volcanoes, moose, nuggets, Niagara Falls and other adventures, in a book packed with diverse subjects and lots of photos. Printed dedication on frontispiece: "To my friend Mr Frank Clune with very kind regards and all good wishes, Louis S Laurent 8th June, 1950. Our Book No: 29064. $20 AUD.

84. Cole, E. W. (1910). The Blessing and the Curse of Tobacco and the Substitution of a Healthy Apple-eating Habit for an Unhealthy Tobacco-smoking Habit [Apples and Tobacco, No 1]. Melbourne: E. W. Cole, Book Arcades. 64 + 48 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, stapled, colour photos tipped in covers, black cloth spine repair, corners clipped cover (small edge tears), pages lightly toned, edgewear. A scarce self-help pamphlet written and published by the iconic and eccentric Melbourne bookseller. Provides heavy criticism of tobacco smoking (64 pages), and the value of substituting eating apples (48 page insert). Colour photos of an apple tipped in on front & rear covers, and inside both covers. (Estimated date, about 1900 to 1920. Cancelled stamp of the State Library of New South Wales, dated 15 Feb, 1977.). Our Book No: 17716. $150 AUD.

85. Cole, E. W. (1910). Cole's Treasury of Song: A Collection of the Most Popular Songs [Old and New]. Melbourne / Sydney / Adelaide: E. W. Cole. 384 pp. 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. 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.). Our Book No: 17478. $50 AUD.

86. Cole, E. W. (1921). Lightning Calculator, Ready Reckoner, and Mental Arithmetic: A book of Rapid Processes, Useful Tables and Mental Rules: For Clerks, Book-keepers, Accountants, Teachers, Mechanics, Trades-people, etc. (Enlarged ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 79 pp. Paperback small, good condition, concealed staples, many tables, little loss spine ends, corners covers creased, pages & front cover toned, minor foxing (mostly page edges), edgewear. A little paperback handbook from the famous Melbourne bookshop. "Enlarged edition - including 8-hours wages table." (Publication date from State Library of Victoria accession records. Pages are numbered 11 to 90. Start at p11 is confirmed on contents page inside front cover.). Our Book No: 17396. $25 AUD.

87. Cole, E. W. (editor) (1891). Advice of Ten Doctors (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 248 pp. Paperback small trade, card covers, good condition, new black cloth spine (repair), top corner front cover creased, pages lightly toned, few marks covers & edges, edges lightly foxed & toned, corner tips front cover repaired, little insect damage front cover, minor edgewear. Collection of medical advice from ten doctors, mainly about enema cures and water cures. A preface by E. W. Cole severely criticises the remedies (quackery) of Dr. A. Wilford Hall. (Estimated date, 1891, Trove. Second edition not stated?). Our Book No: 40084. $50 AUD.

88. Cole, E. W. (Edward William) (editor) (1915). Happiness [The Cream of Human Thought Library]. Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 443 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, black & white drawings, frontispiece, foxing first several pages, light foxing edges & inside covers, pages lightly toned, prelim page & spine ends creased, top & bottom edges lightly stained, corners covers little bumped, some edgewear. (Estimated date: 1910s, Trove catalogue.) This book is the fifth volume of The Cream of Human Thought Library. It has 1000 of the best quotations in prose and verse on happiness, gathered from universal, ancient and modern literature. Our Book No: 29936. $40 AUD.

89. Collins, David; Shillinglaw, J. J. (introduction) (1984). General and Garrison Orders of Port Phillip [Victoriana Collection]. [Melbourne, Carlton]: Queensberry Hill Press. 105 + 8 pp. 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. (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". ISBN: 0909174415. Our Book No: 12784A. $120 AUD.

90. Collins, David; Shillinglaw, J. J. (introduction) (1984). General and Garrison Orders of Port Phillip [Victoriana Collection]. [Melbourne, Carlton]: Queensberry Hill Press. 105 + 8 pp. 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. (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). ISBN: 0909174415. Our Book No: 12784. $50 AUD.

91. Collins, Tom; Furphy, Joseph (1946). Rigby's Romance: A "Made in Australia" Novel (1st unabridged ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 262 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear cloth cover & jacket, small edge tears & loss jacket, owner's rubber stamps, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition unabridged. Joseph Furphy's second and favourite novel (under the pseudonym Tom Collins), following his successful "Such Is Life". This is the first complete publication, taken from a serial published in the Broken Hill Barrier Truth newspaper. (An earlier book, published in 1921, omitted nine chapters.). Our Book No: 12633. $20 AUD.

92. Committee, Centenary Celebrations (1928). Western Australia Centenary 1929 Celebrations: A Golden Land of Golden Opportunities. Perth: Fred Wm Simpson, Government Printer. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, colour cover, internal faint single-colour background drawings, staples rusted, minimal annotation & faint rubber stamp front cover. The is little pamphlet promotes the benefits of investing in Western Australia as it celebrates its centenary. (Estimated date, 1928, printers code.). Our Book No: 17528. $60 AUD.

93. Committee, Great Barrier Reef; Hedley, Charles (1923). The Great Barrier Reef of Australia: A Popular Account of its General Nature (1st ed). Brisbane: Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau. 32 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, leatherette cover (gilt embossed), black & blue text-photos with coloured edge, frontispiece, gilt edges, decorative endpapers, colour fold-out map inside rear cover, spine rubbed, pages lightly toned, spine rubbed (small piece missing bottom edge), boards slightly lifted outwards, printed dedication, minor edgewear. A beautiful little book about the history of The Great Barrier Reef. Describes the general nature and the many early visitors to the Reef including Captain James Cook. A fascinating way to learn about the history of this important part of Australia, and look at what it was like at the time this book was compiled. (Printed dedication states: With best Christmas and New Year wishes, from the Premier of Queensland and Mrs Theodore.). Our Book No: 40237. $40 AUD.

94. Cooke, Greville (1928). The Theory of Music [Benn's Sixpenny Library]. London: Ernest Benn. 80 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, shop sticker front cover. Introductory text on music, including chapters on acoustics, scales, tonality, musical notation, rhythm, form. Our Book No: 6826. $10 AUD.

95. Cookery Teachers' Association, NSW (1936). Modern Advanced Cookery. Sydney: George B. Philip & Son. 247 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, red cloth boards, few black & white text illustrations, few colour illustrations, slight loss top spine, spine little faded, top front cover & fore-edge little toned, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, previous owner’s name & address in pencil title page Prepared by the members of the N.S.W. Cookery Teachers' Association for use by pupils taking a course of cookery lessons at High, Rural, Home Science or Primary Schools. It is written and arranged in the same simple form as the "Common Sense Cookery Book", and it should prove of value to homemakers as well as to school pupils and students of domestic science. (Estimated date, Trove catalogue.). Our Book No: 40134. $85 AUD.

96. Cookery Teachers' Association, NSW (1948). Elementary Text Book of Cookery, Laundry and Home Management (1st ed). Sydney: New South Wales Cookery Teachers' Association. 88 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet, card covers, good plus condition, tables, bottom corner tips some pages creased, pages toned, small tear bottom spine (archival tape repair), cover little loose at bottom staple (pages firm), staples rusted, minor edgewear corners. First edition. This book has been prepared by the members of the N.S.W. Cookery Teachers' Association for use by pupils taking a course of cookery lessons at High, Rural, Home Science or Primary Schools. It is written and arranged in the same simple form as the "Common Sense Cookery Book", and it should prove of value to homemakers as well as to school pupils and students of domestic science. Our Book No: 26806. $20 AUD.

97. Corporation, P. D. M. (1969). The St George Cookery Book. Sydney: P. D. M. Corporation Pty Ltd. 192 pp. Paperback octavo, flexible covers, very good condition, black & white & single-colour photos & drawings, edges lightly foxed, covers little scuffed, some edgewear. This collectable Australian cookbook has been compiled for busy cooks. Supplied with St George cookers and stoves. Divided into sections with recipes shown under their own particular categories, meat, fish, vegetables. The clear bright text and photos make it a good addition to any kitchen. Our Book No: 22284. $10 AUD.

98. Cottler, Joseph (1946). Man with Wings: The Story of Leonardo da Vinci (Reprint ed). London: George G. Harrap. 174 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, faint foxing edges, boards lightly marked, corners bumped, small edge pieces missing jacket (edge tears, flap clipped, small ink stain bottom edge), tiny ink mark front flyleaf, sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This biography is mainly about the inventor rather than the painter. Leonardo da Vinci was more interested in inventing than painting. This book will interest younger readers as well as adults because it gives a simple and direct picture of a man whose laboratory was the world around him. Our Book No: 24465. $12 AUD.

99. Council, Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations (1938). An Historic Retrospect on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia. Sydney: N.S.W. Government. Unnum pp. Paperback octavo, good plus condition, stapled pamphlet, colour text-photos, covers scuffed, minimal foxing, spine repaired, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is presented to the school children of New South Wales to celebrate Australia's 150th anniversary. Our Book No: 16432. $14 AUD.

100. Country Women's Association, Echuca Branch (1945). Cookery Book of Tested Recipes (2nd ed). Echuca, VIC: Country Women's Association, Echuca Branch / Printed by Riverine Herald Print. 61 pp. Paperback trade, fair condition only (reading copy), staples rusted, few adverts, edges foxed, covers slightly soiled, tiny tear fore-edge covers, covers faded, light foxing few pages, spine faded, corner tips creased covers & pages, slight loss spine ends cover & few pages, few small light stains some pages, pages lightly toned, light creases some pages. This wonderful old well-loved cook book was very successful when it was first published in 1939 and the Echuca Branch of the Country Women's Association have published this 2nd edition. They received many expressions of appreciation of the collection of tested recipes. The cover has the title and an advert for Laurel Kerosene. The other adverts are Laurel Kerosene on the rear cover, the State Savings Bank of Victoria inside front cover, and O-so-lite Self-raising Flour inside rear cover. (Fair condition only but complete.). Our Book No: 40137. $30 AUD.

101. Country Women's Association, Tasmania; Clark, Lady Mary (foreword) (1943). Rationed Recipes: Country Women's Association in Tasmania State Conference 7th to 10th September, 1943 (1st ed). Hobart: Country Women's Association Tasmania / Printed by Davies Brothers Limited at The Mercury Press. 64 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, thin card covers, stapled, black & white adverts, edges lightly foxed, covers lightly faded, spine little faded, staples rusted, bottom corner creased front cover, pages lightly toned, light creases some pages. This little book has been published to help with the preparation of meals using less foodstuffs and to adjust the meals using what is available at the time. Every meal should be prepared from home-grown food which will help the war effort. This book would be a wonderful addition to any Australian history collection, and a good way to learn about the ways used to save money in the 1940s. Our Book No: 40138. $30 AUD.

102. Courtney, Margo (1955). The Painted Mask (Australian ed). Melbourne: Surrey Press. 288 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (small edge tears, rear cover lightly marked, light rubbing spine), pages lightly toned. An absorbing novel of powerful drama, intrigue and tender romance - involving a paleontologist and a Chinese mandarin - with a background of strange primitive people, weird rites, brilliant ceremonies, glittering pagan temples - in remote, hostile Katmandu, capital of Nepal. Our Book No: 24952. $10 AUD.

103. Coveny, Christopher (1883). Twenty Scenes from the Works of Dickens Designed & Etched by Christopher Coveny (1st ed) [Etchings from Dickens by Christopher Coveny]. Sydney: Thos. (Thomas) H. Fielding / Printed by John Sands. 120 pp. 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. (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. Our Book No: 14834. $400 AUD.

104. Cowper, William; Westall, Richard (illustrator) (1825). The Task [with] Cowper's Minor Poems [with] Table Talk and Other Poems (3 vols). London, Chiswick: Whittingham Press (Printed for John Sharpe, by C. & C. Whittingham). 220 + 204 + 108 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 14787. $120 AUD.

105. Crawford, Mrs; Crouch, F. Nichols (1860). Dermot Astore (The Reply of Kathleen Mavourneen), Written by Mrs. Crawford, Composed and Dedicated to Miss Masson, by F. N. Crouch [Echoes of the Lakes, no 10]. Sydney: Hy Marsh & Co. / Henry Marsh & Co. 8 pp. Paperback folio (33.0 x 25.0 cm), good condition, stitched spine, pages lightly toned, minor foxing & edgewear, owner's written name. (Estimated date, 1850 to 1865, Trove catalogue. Only 1 copy listed.) Scarce early Australian sheet music - words by Crawford, music by Crouch. Our Book No: 16124. $50 AUD.

106. Crozet, Lieut. Julien Marie; Roth, Henry Ling (translator); Boose, Jas R. (1891). 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 (1st English ed). London: Truslove & Shirley. 148 pp. 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. (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. Our Book No: 12816. $300 AUD.

107. Cummins, Harry Hadden (1946). That Reminds Me: A Collection of the Best Stories of Forty Years. Hobart: Oldham, Beddome, and Meredith. 190 pp. Paperback dustjacket (fixed to board spine), good condition (in poor jacket), jacket foxed & torn (front flap removed), edgewear, owner's written name & details. A collection of period jokes by a Hobart identity. Our Book No: 4112. $10 AUD.

108. Cusack, Dymphna (1943). Morning Sacrifice: A Play in Three Acts (1st stated ed). Sydney: Mulga Publications. 91 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), grey-blue pictorial card cover, jacket attached to boards (front flap MISSING, yapp edges - edges overlaps boards), covers faded along spine, spine & edges little torn, pages faintly toned, rubber bookshop stamp. This play by the noted Australian novelist was first presented by the Western Australian Drama Festivals (Inc.) at the Repertory Theatre, Perth, on October 8th, 1942. Our Book No: 27870. $10 AUD.

109. Cutcheon, Edgar (1945). The Black Feather: A Novel, Based on an Original Play Under the Same Title, by J. S. Brunskill [Magpie Series, No. 47]. Sydney: Frank Johnson. 128 pp. Paperback trade, poor condition only (text intact, except rear cover), covers loose (pieces missing), pages toned (few edge tears), title page edges missing & stained, few pages edge-stained. (Estimated date, Trove catalogue. Black bird emblem on front cover. Common booklist on rear cover to "Blood on his Hands", by Afford, dated 1945.) A scarce Australian pulp paperback. Cover subtitle: "A Thrill on Every Page!". Our Book No: 14363. $10 AUD.

110. Cyclops (1959). Cyclops Toys - 1959. Sydney: Cyclops & Lines Bros (Aust.). 28 pp. Paperback oblong large quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white & single-colour photos, minor edgewear. A delightful illustrated catalogue of toys made by this Australian company, Cyclops & Lines Bros of Leichhardt, NSW (manufacturers of toys and baby carriages). Loosely inserted: Toy Price List, dated 1 July 1959 (4p). Our Book No: 15680. $180 AUD.

111. Dainty (1908). Picturesque Australia: Its Flowers and its Views: Queensland no 2 [Dainty Series]. City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. Unnum pp. 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. (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. Our Book No: 15959. $20 AUD.

112. Dalton, William; Gunson, Neil (editor) (1990). The Dalton Journal: Two Whaling Voyages to the South Seas, 1823 - 1829. Canberra: National Library of Australia (NLA). 140 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, maroon board cover (gilt lettering), very good condition, sepia (brown-coloured) frontispiece & vignettes, maps. From the diaries of William Dalton (1802 - 1873), a surgeon who sailed on two whaling voyages in the Pacific - the Phoenix (1823-25), and Harriet (1826-29). Includes an essay on whaling procedures, and interviews with witnesses to the death of Captain Cook. ISBN: 0642105057. Our Book No: 12696. $15 AUD.

113. Dann, George Landen (1943). Caroline Chisholm: A Play. Sydney: Mulga Publications. 122 pp. Paperback trade, dustjacket (fixed to cover), good plus condition (in good plus jacket), front pastedown lightly foxed, pages faintly toned, edgewear, rubber stamps. The playwright is an Australian military draughtsman who has previously won competitions for his plays. This one tells the story of the pioneer English humanitarian who tirelessly promoted the welfare of unaccompanied women migrants to Australia. Our Book No: 16796. $20 AUD.

114. Dansey, H. D. B. (1947). How the Maoris Came to Aotearoa (1st ed). Wellington: A. H. & A. W. Reed. 115 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, pages toned (endpapers strip very toned), jacket toned (spine very toned, small edge tears repaired), some edgewear. First edition. A history of the founding of New Zealand by Maoris, told as an epic story. Our Book No: 17268. $10 AUD.

115. Dark, Sidney; Sidebotham, Herbert (1939). The Folly of Anti-Semitism. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 92 pp. Paperback small (with flaps), good plus condition, pages faintly toned, flyleaves little foxed, spine ends little frayed, minor edgewear, old price marks front cover, owner's rubber stamp prelim page. The husband of Australian novelist Eleanor Dark discusses the negative cultural attitudes towards Jews in England and Europe, some of which can be traced back to the Middle Ages. The last chapters perceptively outlines the dire plight of Jews in Germany just prior to WW2. (From the library of Ben Haneman, medical doctor and book collector: his rubber stamp.) SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 20323. $10 AUD.

116. de Dillmont, Therese (1920). Encyclopedia of Needlework (Revised & Enlarged ed). Mulhouse, France: D.M.C. Library / Printed by Societie Anonyme DMC. 800 pp. Hardback thick very small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, olive green cloth cover (spine faintly faded), black patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, colour & black & white plates, black & white drawings, front hinge little split (pages firm), minor edgewear. Published by Dollfus-Meig & Co (DMC), now 940,000 copies in print. Part of the DMC Library of books explaining needlework (listed on rear pages). This classic encyclopedia was initially published in French in 1886. An undated early English translation (this copy estimated about 1920). This revised and enlarged edition contains 11 coloured plates and over 1000 drawings. Dillmont owned a string of shops in European capitals, and was a pioneer in promoting needlework as a hobby. Our Book No: 16936. $50 AUD.

117. De Ferdkin, S. W. (editor); Guiraldes, Alberto (illustrator) (1948). Argentine Anthology (1st ed). London: Geoffrey Cumberlege / Oxford University Press (OUP). 91 pp. Paperback small, dustjacket, card covers, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket (closed edge tears, edges little chipped, lightly marked, reverse side lightly toned, slight loss top spine), top edge lightly foxed, tiny mark front flyleaf, edges & pages lightly toned, bookshop sticker. This little book is an anthology of writings in English about Argentina, including folklore, portraits, essays, fables and sketches. The introduction and the preface are written in Spanish by the editor. (bookshop sticker from Mitchell's English Book Store, Buenos Aires.). Our Book No: 16090. $15 AUD.

118. de Fontenelle, [M. Bernard le Bovier] (1839). Entretiens sur la Pluralite des Mondes (Nouvelle ed). Paris: Armand Pougin, Librarie. 173 pp. Hardback very small (13.6 x 9.0 cm), good plus condition, cross-hatched leather cover (gilt edges & elaborate spine decoration), spine name label, marbled endpapers, pages lightly toned, minor foxing, owner's written names. By the French man-of-letters (1657 - 1757), a member of the French Academy. A series on six essays on astronomy ("Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds"), ranging from First Night to Sixth Night. Our Book No: 15690. $40 AUD.

119. de Goy, Andre (1852). Aventures Sur Mer et Sur Terre [French language: Adventures]. Paris: Alphonse Desesserts. 344 pp. 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. (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. Our Book No: 16516. $200 AUD.

120. de Mornay, M. Mauny; Monneret, M. (1838). Livre du Jardinier Guide Complet de la Culture des Jardins Fruitiers, Potagers et d'Agrement: Suivi de l'Hygiene du Jardinier. Paris: Librarie Encyclopedique de Roret. 331 + 277 pp. Hardback very small, half-bound (board cover & leather spine), good plus condition, board cover has vertical split front cover (repaired), two foldout drawings at rear, raised bands spine (gilt lettering), paper label & annotation title page, edgewear, internally very good. (Estimated date, 1838, Worldcat.) Two French-language volumes bound as one volume: "Livre du Jardinier" by de Mornay; and "l'Hygiene du Jardinier", by Monneret. Paper label on title page covers original publisher details. Titles in English: "Complete Gardener's Guide to Growing Fruit Gardens, Backyards and Ornamentals" and "Monitoring Garden Hygiene". Our Book No: 15508. $100 AUD.

121. de Musset, Alfred (1878). La Confession d'un Enfant du Siecle (New ed). Paris: G. Charpentier. 355 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, quarter-bound (blue leather over marbles boards), spine raised bands & gilt lettering and decoration, top edge gilt, cover corners little bumped, pages faintly toned, scattered foxing & toning (mainly endpapers), string bookmark, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. (No 88 of limited edition of 100 copies.) Autobiographical novel about the French novelist (1810 - 1857), and his celebrated love affair with George Sand. Originally published, 1836. Our Book No: 16927. $100 AUD.

122. de Nerciat, Chevalier Andrea; Apollinaire, Guillaume (introductory essay) (1911). Felicia ou Mes Fredaines [Les Maîtres de l'Amour: L'Oeuvre du Chevalier Andrea de Nerciat: Deuxieme Partie]. Paris: Bibliotheque des Curieux. 321 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 16131. $40 AUD.

123. De Robeck, Nesta (1934). The Christmas Presepio in Italy (1st ed). Florence, Italy: Giulio Giannini & Figlio. 32 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, affixed paper label title front cover, illustrated covers, full-page single-colour illustrations, spine little faded, pages little toned. This charming little book describes the Presepio which is a Nativity Scene also known as a manger scene, crib, or creche. Every year in Italy the Presepio becomes a special exhibition particularly during the Christmas season, of art objects representing the birth of jesus. The history of the Presepio begun in Bethlehem. Our Book No: 29177. $50 AUD.

124. De Salinis, Le P. A. (1892). Marins et Missionnaires: Conquete de la Nouvelle-Caledonie 1843 - 1853 (1st ed). Paris: V. Retaux et Fils, Libraires-Editeurs. 340 pp. Hardback (24 x 16 cm), red cloth cover (gilt patterning & lettering, embossed edge bands, raised bands spine), patterned endpapers, very good condition, black & white drawings (engravings, in text & full-page), cover corners bumped, edgewear, pages toned (particularly edges), scattered light foxing. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. French-language book entitled: "Sailors and Missionaries: Conquest of New Caledonia 1843 - 1853". A history of the French conquest of this Pacific island near New Guinea and Australia. Essentially the story of the Catholic missions there. Our Book No: 14010. $200 AUD.

125. de Silva, G. W. (1937). Princess of Malacca: A Historical Romance of Old Malaya (1st ed). Kuala Lumpur: Economy Printers. 159 pp. Hardback small, board covers, very good condition, drawings & text-photos, top edge some pages uncut, some printing smudges, endpapers toned, pages lightly toned, spine ends chipped, minor edgewear. First edition. Cover subtitle: A Romance of Old Malaya. A scarce historical novel of old Malaya. Our Book No: 20670. $100 AUD.

126. Department of Agriculture, Victoria (1945). The Honey Flora of Victoria (5th ed). Melbourne: Department of Agriculture / J. J. Gourley, Government Printer. 136 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, concealed staples, thin card covers, black & white text-photos & drawings, small piece missing top spine, small tear spine, light foxing covers, pages toned, corner tips few pages little creased, minor insect damage covers & title page, few tiny holes front cover, top corner front cover missing, some edgewear. The information in this book is the result of observations of bee-keepers in different parts of Victoria made in recent years. A number of apiarists have supplied the material about the character of the honey, the time of blossoming, length of time in bud, pollen or not pollen-producing. The many drawings make this a very useful book for anyone interested in bee-keeping or collecting books with character. (Estimated date, 1940s, Trove catalogue.) Our Book No: 30062. $40 AUD.

127. Departments of English, Members of (1940). Some Modern Writers: Two Courses of Sydney University Extension Lectures on Ezra Pound, Charles Morgan, A. E. Houseman, James Joyce, Edith Sitwell, T. S. Eliot. Sydney: Australasian Medical Publishing Company. 119 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, good condition, pages lightly toned, top corner tips pages little creased, top corner few pages creased, covers lightly toned & little marked, few small stains spine & front cover, minor foxing edges & the first few pages, little loss top spine, spine lightly worn, minor pencil annotation, owner's written name title page. From Preparatory Note: The lectures on Pound, Morgan, and Houseman, delivered for the Sydney University Extension Board in September, 1938, have not been printed before. The other three appeared together, in 1935, as Some Recent Developments in English Literature, and are here reprinted with the original preface and a few additional notes. Our Book No: 40090. $30 AUD.

128. Devaney, James (1946). Washdirt: A Novel of Old Bendigo (1st ed). Melbourne: Georgian House. 229 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), edge tears jacket (small pieces missing), pages lightly toned as usual, non-author written dedication front free flyleaf (scuff mark), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). Novel by the Australian poet, based partly on his experiences in his birth town of Bendigo. Loosely inserted: article in Quadrant magazine about Devaney. Our Book No: 15274. $18 AUD.

129. Dickinson, S. B. (1951). Talc Deposits in South Australia [Bulletin, no 26]. Adelaide: Geological Survey of South Australia. 135 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, grey covers, black & white plates (photos), tables, maps (many full-page, one foldout), two large colour folded maps in rear pocket), covers & spine creased (spine ends little torn), some edgewear, owner's written name front cover. A survey of South Australian talc deposits by Dickinson and colleagues. Includes separate parts on the three main districts: Gumeracha, Mount Fitton, and Tumby Bay. (1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 17141. $20 AUD.

130. Dixon, Will (1906). The Plants of New South Wales: An Analytical Key to the Flowering Plants (except Grasses and Rushes) and Ferns of the State, Set Out in an Original Method, with an Up-to-date List of Native and Introduced Flora (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 322 pp. Hardback small, brown cloth covers, good condition, black & white drawings, top corner, minor foxing endpapers & edges, pages lightly toned & minimal spots foxing, cover little mottled & corners little bumped, spine ends scuffed, non-author written name & stamp flyleaf. In modern slipcase (little scuffed). The author has stated in his preface that he started this work in 1881 as a reference to plant names for his own use. He includes all the plants in the Eastern district from Kiama to Newcastle, and from the ocean to the mountains. He later included all plants in the state of New South Wales, with the addition of such introduced ones as that have gone truly wild. A complete book which botanical students can use as a ready means of finding plant names. This would be a wonderful addition to any botany book collection. Our Book No: 29857. $40 AUD.

131. Dobson, Rosemary (1944). In a Convex Mirror (1st ed). Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade Ltd. 32 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled, yapp edges, embossed title front cover, staples rusted, few tiny marks front cover, minor edgewear. These poems by the Australian poet were mostly published in the Bulletin magazine. Our Book No: 40016. $30 AUD.

132. Domestic Arts and Sciences, Woman's Institute of (1926). Tailored Garments: Tailored Suits, Coats and Capes, Garments for Men and Boys (1st ed) [13D in Series]. London, Kingsway: Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences. 120 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, thick embossed flexible black cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), marbled endpapers, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, pages faintly tones as usual, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1920s, Trove catalogue.) Consists of two parts. Part 1: Tailored suits, coats and capes (8 chapters). Part 2: Garments for men and boys (11 chapters). Our Book No: 17511. $20 AUD.

133. Donaldson, Andrew; Hendy, Roy (1942). City of Sydney: Civilian Aid Services. Sydney: City of Sydney. 24 pp. Paperback very small, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. Cover subtitle: To provide for the temporary feeding, clothing, shelter and general care of civilians rendered homeless by enemy action. Donaldson was Civilian Aid Officer, and Hendy was the Town Clerk. Our Book No: 11813. $10 AUD.

134. Doyle, John W. (1948). Adam: A Play: Translated from the Anglo-Norman. Sydney: Shakespeare Head Press. 77 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white plates, few tiny edge tears jacket (lightly marked), tiny bump top corner cover. This is the first English version of Adam, the greatest surviving medieval vernacular play. The present translation by John Doyle has been made from Professor Studer's edition of the unique manuscript in the Tours Municipal Library, London. Our Book No: 23980. $10 AUD.

135. Doyle, Martin (1864). Small Farms: A Practical Treatise Intended for Persons Inexperienced in Husbandry, but Desirous of Employing Time and Capital in the Cultivation of the Soil (New ed). London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge. 116 pp. Hardback very small, very good condition, rebound half-bound (marbled boards, green cloth spine & corners), new green marbled endpapers, edges marbled, frontispiece drawing (engraving, minor edge loss), corners few pages faintly creased, minor foxing & edgewear. New edition. A practical guide for the newcomer about cultivation of the soil in farms. The author has previously written "Hints to the Small farmers of Ireland", etc., and is editor of "The Illustrated Book of Poultry". Our Book No: 15325. $40 AUD.

136. Easterby, Harry T.; Gibson, William G. (foreword) (1929). The Queensland Sugar Industry: An Historical Review. Brisbane: Frederick Phillips, Government Printer. 226 pp. Paperback tall octavo, very good condition, decorative cover, marble pattern on thin card covers, black & white photos, tables, top corner front cover tips & few pages little creased, spine little creased (during manufacture), minor edgewear, tiny annotation title page, rubber stamp. A special book written by the late Harry Easterby, who was involved in the sugar industry for many years, and was the Director of the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations at the time this book was written. He provides an outline of the Sugar Industry in Queensland which at the time supplied 96% of the sugar in Australia. He also writes that the Industry in the later years has been bound up with politics, both Federal and State. A great book for anyone interested in this part of Australia's history. (Estimated date, 1929, Trove catalogue.). Our Book No: 29910. $80 AUD.

137. Edgell, Gordon & Sons (1960). Chef's Suggestions from Gordon Edgell & Sons Ltd: Recipes based on the Use of Edgell Quality Products. Bathurst & Cowra, NSW: George Edgell & Sons. 32 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), good condition, single-colour drawings, black & white text-photos, spine repaired, top corner tip front cover clipped, edgewear. (Estimated date: 1950s to 1970s.) A (now rare) pamphlet published by the food processing company, which had canneries in Bathurst and Cowra, New South Wales (includes black & white aerial photo of both canneries). Our Book No: 12214. $15 AUD.

138. Edwards, Captain Edward; Hamilton, George; Thomson, Basil (introduction) (1914). Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora, Desptached to Arrest the Mutineers of the "Bounty" in the South Seas, 1790 - 91 (1st ed). London: Francis Edwards. 177 pp. Hardback octavo, good plus condition, burgundy cloth cover (lightly flecked), top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, large fold-out map at rear, endpapers & some pages foxed, pages faintly toned, inner hinge little split (pages form), minor edgewear corners, owner's written name. First edition. A description of the voyage of H.M.S. Pandora, as told by the captain Edward Edwards, which was sent from Britain in 1790 to the Pacific in search of the mutineers of H.M.S. Bounty. Also includes a report by ship surgeon George Hamilton. The Pandora was shipwrecked on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, in 1791. (Owner's name: Harold W. Brooks, 1934.). Our Book No: 17089. $200 AUD.

139. Egg Marketing Board, N.S.W. (1945). Let's Have Eggs: A Recipe Book of Delightful Egg Dishes for Every Meal. Sydney, Pyrmont: Egg Marketing Board for the State of N.S.W. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, card cover, good condition, adverts, few black & white photos, single-colour cartoons, covers scuffed (sticker removal & insect damage), faint stain cover near spine & few pages, minor edgewear. Estimated date: 1940s (Trove catalogue). This old Australian pamphlet has recipes and helpful advice using eggs. Our Book No: 21530. $15 AUD.

140. Ehrenwald, Jan; Murphy, Gardner (foreword) (1947). Telepathy and Medical Psychology. London: Allen & Unwin. 212 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), edge strip jacket notably faded (edge tears, small piece missing top spine), flyleaves lightly toned, old price marks, bookshop rubber stamp, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. A psychiatrist examines interaction of ESP and health. Collectible feature: Reverse side of jacket is an old map (a post-war economy measure). Our Book No: 4086. $15 AUD.

141. Elwell, J. B. (1912). The Principles, Rules and Laws of Auction Bridge, Stated, Explained, and Illustrated (Elwell on Auction Bridge). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 215 pp. Hardback very small, burgundy cloth cover (embossed gilt lettering), very good condition, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, drawings, tables, sticker, minimal edgewear. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 13112. $10 AUD.

142. Emmott (1937). Electrical Year Book 1937: A Collection of Electrical Engineering Notes, Rules, Tables and Data [Electrical Yearbook 1937]. Manchester & London: Emmott & Company. 380 pp. Hardback very small, green cloth cover (black lettering), good plus condition, tables, black & white drawings, adverts, spine ends lightly worn, scuff mark prelim page, owner's written name & details. The 30th year of publication of this little handbook for electrical engineers and contractors. Includes daily diary at rear. (Sticker of N.S.W. Bookstall Co.). Our Book No: 2478. $13 AUD.

143. Emmott (1946). Mechanical World Year Book 1946 [Mechanical World Yearbook 1946]. Manchester & London: Emmott & Company. 268 pp. Hardback very small, original orange cloth cover, good plus condition, tables, black & white drawings, card adverts (two pages with tabs, worn), spine & top edge front cover lightly faded, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, owner's written name. The 59th year of publication of this handbook for engineers containing helpful advice, tables, and lists of (and adverts from) suppliers of parts. Our Book No: 1526. $15 AUD.

144. Essex (1969). Essex Spotlight Songster No. 3: Containing 50 Hit Songs. Sydney: Essex Music of Australia Pty Ltd. 28 pp. Paperback very small, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, minor toning pages as usual, tiny tear fore-edge front cover, tiny piece missing edge rear cover, minor edgewear. Estimated date: 1969 (song copyrights). The words to various songs made famous in the late 1960s, such as Macarthur Park, Galveston, A Boy Named Sue, and Wichita Lineman. Our Book No: 21533. $10 AUD.

145. Eunson, Robert (1956). The Pearl King: The Story of the Fabulous Mikimoto. London: Angus & Robertson. 206 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, endpapers toned & little foxed, pages lightly toned, faint foxing edges, tiny tear bottom edge few pages, reverse side jacket lightly toned (edges little chipped, small tear top spine, base spine rubbed, few marks rear cover, flap clipped), top corner removed free flyleaf, minor edgewear. This is the story of Mikimoto, who used to be a street peddler of noodles and sea foods, and went on to become one of Japan's richest and well loved men. He was born on the south coast of Japan, and became aware of the depletion of the once rich pearl fisheries of the shores of his village. He tried and failed for 12 years to produce pearls, then he discovered a way of producing a cultured pearl which was so like a natural pearl that the differences could only be detected by using a special X-ray. This story is not only about the beginning and growth of a bizarre commercial business, it is also the story of a simple man who discovered the secret and built up the business. He was still actively managing his business at age 94. Our Book No: 28938. $18 AUD.

146. Ewart, Alfred J.; Tovey, J. R. (assistant) (1909). 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 (1st ed). Melbourne: Alfred J. Ewart / J. Kemp, Government Printer. 110 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 29239. $50 AUD.

147. Fairley, Alan (1981). The Observer's Book of Wildflowers of Australia [Australian Observer's Series, A8]. Sydney / London: Methuen of Australia / Frederick Warne. 128 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos, minor edgewear. A scarce Australian edition of the highly collectible Observer series. ISBN: 0454002424. Our Book No: 9770. $17 AUD.

148. Fairley, Alan (1981). The Observer's Book of Wildflowers of Australia [Australian Observer's Series, A8]. Sydney / London: Methuen of Australia / Frederick Warne. 128 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos, minor edgewear, copy 2. A scarce Australian edition of the highly collectible Observer series. ISBN: 0454002424. Our Book No: 9770A. $17 AUD.

149. Farben (1926). Pocket Manual for the Dyeing of Cotton and Other Vegetable Fibres (5th ed). Hoechst am Main: I. G. Farbenindustrie. 400 pp. Paperback small, thick khaki green cover (lightly soiled), good plus condition, black endpapers, red-tinted edges, pages lightly toned, lightly foxed. Fifth edition. Procedures and formulas for industrial dyeing, promoted by the German dye manufacturer Farben. Our Book No: 13824. $25 AUD.

150. Ferries, Sydney (1940). Sydney Harbour Showboat Souvenir and Harbour Guide. Sydney: Sydney Ferries. 20 pp. Paperback large oblong octavo, very good condition, full-page black & white photos, staples rusted, rear cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. Souvenir booklet and harbour guide from the Sydney Ferries showboat Kalang. Consists largely of full-page photos of various views of Sydney Harbour. (Estimated date, 1940, Australian National Maritime Museum, cited by Trove, with photo.) Our Book No: 4502. $25 AUD.

151. Fetherstonhaugh, Cuthbert (1917). After Many Days: Being the Reminiscences of Cuthbert Fetherstonhaugh (1st ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 416 pp. 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. 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.). Our Book No: 17336. $250 AUD.

152. Flecker, James Elroy (1948). Hassan: The Story of Hassan of Baghdad, and How He Came to Make the Golden Journey to Samarkand: A Play in Five Acts. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books / William Heinemann. 122 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, pages lightly toned, top corner front cover & few pages lightly creased, spine ends lightly rubbed, tiny bump base spine. The author dramatised this story, which is based upon old Turkish tales, when he was working in the Middle East in 1911. It has proved to be one of the most spectacular plays on the modern English stage, and has been broadcast with equal success. Our Book No: 23921. $10 AUD.

153. Flynn, Rev. John (1924). The Inlander: North Australia Centenary Number: Australia at a Glance: The Greater A.I.M. [New Series no 1, September 1924]. Sydney: Australian Inland Mission (AIM). 104 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stapled (rusted), many maps, tables, black & white text-photos, edges lightly foxed, front cover & few pages corner tip creased, minor edgewear corners & spine ends. The superintendent of the Australian Inland Mission, and founder of the flying doctor service, discusses at length the enormous potential for development of northern Australia. Includes many maps comparing northern Australia to other comparable countries. Our Book No: 16345. $20 AUD.

154. Fremont, John Charles; Emory, William H.; Albert, J. W. (1849). 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. Dublin: James M'Glashan. 312 pp. 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). 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. Our Book No: 13218. $80 AUD.

155. Freud, Sigmund (1936). An Autobiographical Study (Reprint ed) [International Psycho-Analytical Library, no 26]. London: Hogarth Press. 137 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, green cloth cover, black & white portrait frontispiece, first & last few pages (including title page) toned & foxed, minor edgewear, owner's written name. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 12811. $10 AUD.

156. Funck-Bretano, Frantz (1928). Retif de la Bretonne: Portraits et Documents Inedits. Paris: Albin Michel, Editeur. 425 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, quarter-bound (paper-covered patterned boards), patterned leather spine (raised bands, gilt title), pages toned, black & white plates (including frontispiece portrait). Title translation: "Tricksters (fraudsters) of Breton: Portraits and original documents". Our Book No: 16592. $30 AUD.

157. Galsworthy, John; Earl, Maud (illustrator); Chris, the Dog (1930). Memories (Reprint ed). London: William Heinemann. 71 pp. Hardback quarto, papered boards, good condition, black & cream drawings, illustrated endpapers, four colour plates (including frontispiece, all with tissue guards), endpapers lightly toned & little foxed, pages lightly toned, top edge toned, fore-edge & bottom edge lightly toned, spine little faded, spine ends lightly rubbed, inner hinge slightly split (pages firm), owner's written name & date. The wonderful story of the author's favourite black cocker spaniel, Chris. The beautiful life-like illustrations make this a suitable book for adults and older children. At times it seems that the spaniel is telling the story himself. A delightful book for any dog lover. Our Book No: 29342. $40 AUD.

158. Garsia, Lt-Col. Clive (1941). Planning the War [Penguin Special, no S96]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 151 pp. Paperback, very good condition, traditional orange cover, edges lightly toned, top edge lightly foxed, spine faintly faded. A retired British army officer criticizes the lack of planning during WW2, particularly utilising the resources of the Empire and the United States. Our Book No: 11050. $10 AUD.

159. Gartrell, Marjorie (1957). Dear Primitive: A Nurse Among the Aborigines. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 122 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white photos, pages faintly toned, reverse side jacket lightly toned (small edge tears, minor loss top spine & corners), edges lightly foxed, some edgewear, owner's pencilled written name. The author spent a year as a nursing sister among the Aboriginal people in remote areas of Central Australia near Alice Springs. Very good description of Aboriginal culture from a 1950s perspective. Our Book No: 26716. $15 AUD.

160. Gelatine, Davis (1954). Desserts, Salads and Savoury Dishes: The Davis Gelatine Way. Sydney, Botany: Davis Gelatine (Australia) Pty Ltd. 36 pp. Paperback, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos covers, front cover lightly creased (small biro scribble), minor foxing. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 13238. $10 AUD.

161. Gessner, Solomon (1776). New Idylles, Translated by W. Hooper M. D., with a Letter to M. Fuslin, on Landscape Painting and the Two Friends of Bourbon, a Moral Tale by M. Diderot (1st ed) [New Idyls, by Solomon Gessner]. London, Ludgate Hill: S. Hooper (Printed by G. Robinson, Paternoster Row). 129 pp. Hardback quarto (28.5 x 19.5 cm), very good condition, full-leather cover, original leather-covered boards (scratched, moderate edgewear), presumed new leather spine (raised bands, green title label, gilt motifs & title), new endpapers, black & white full-page engravings, black & white vignette (head and tail) engravings, minor foxing some pages, edges toned. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. Spelling note: "Idylles" on title page, but "Idyls" on page facing title page and on spine. Contains copperplate engravings: nine full-page plates and 13 vignettes. The popular Swiss poet (1730 - 1788) here provides 21 delightful prose pieces in the style of the future Romantic movement in literature. Our Book No: 14789. $160 AUD.

162. Giles, Jack (1955). Gregory's Guide to Bowls in New South Wales [N.S.W.]. Sydney: Gregory's Guides and Maps. 120 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, card covers, concealed staples, black & white text-photos, pages toned, minor loss spine ends, cover corners creased, rear cover & endpapers toned, rear internal hinge detached from staples (pages firm), staples rusted, small edge tears repaired, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1955, Trove catalogue.) Subtitle: The history of the game in New South Wales, Some famous "first" clubs, Administration, Championship Records, Complete List of all Clubs in the State and where to find them, Women in Bowls, Administration, State Records, The Laws of the Game, and Bowls For Beginners. The adverts add to the charm of this interesting and helpful publication. Our Book No: 26201. $15 AUD.

163. Gilmore, Mary (1931). The Rue Tree: Poems (Limited ed). Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens. 147 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, good condition, green cloth cover (title label), pale green spine cloth (recased quarter-bound, retaining original cloth & spine label), new endpapers, sepia (brown-tinted) portrait frontispiece tipped-in, untrimmed edges, cloth cover notably mottled top edge, bottom edge rear cover notably chipped, few front & rear pages moderately foxed, owner's written name. (No 69 of a limited edition of 100 numbered & autographed copies, of which 80 are for sale. This differs from the more common trade edition, also published in 1931.) Introduction by the author. A book of poems with Christian themes, written at a convent in Goulburn, NSW. The frontispiece is a photographic portrait of Mary Gilmore by May Moore. Our Book No: 14028. $80 AUD.

164. Gilmore, Mary (1932). Under the Wilgas (1st ed). Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens. 181 pp. Paperback trade (with flaps), dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), yapp edges, card covers (title & author labels front cover & spine), edgewear, edge tears, slight loss spine ends, edges & most pages foxed (some pages minimal), endpapers lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, spine ends worn. First edition. In this very special book of poems the author states that she has attempted to write about some of the emotions of a people once generous, once wise, and once proud and free. A well-loved book to add to a poetry collection. Our Book No: 29945. $250 AUD.

165. Gilmore, Mary; Williams, Rhys (illustrator) (1945). Pro Patria Australia and Other Poems. Sydney: W. H. Honey Publishing Company. 16 pp. Paperback small square, good plus condition, stapled card covers (yapp edges, overlap page edges), thin coloured card pages, black with pink background drawings, illustrated inside covers, staples rusted, minor fox ing spots some pages, rear cover little marked, page edges little faded, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. A charming little book of Mary Gilmore's poems. The title means "For One’s Country" in Latin. (Estimated date, 1945.). Our Book No: 40033. $18 AUD.

166. Godwin, William (2008). The Enquirer (1823) (Facsimile ed) [Legacy Reprint Series]. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. 411 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, corner tips covers little creased, minor edgewear. This classic book, published in 1823, is a series of essays which reflect on literature, manners and education. This scarce antiquarian book is part of a Legacy Reprint Series, and may have imperfections during the scanning process. ISBN: 9781437328363. Our Book No: 30011. $40 AUD.

167. Gregory's (1945). Gregory's Handbook for Australian Builders (1st ed) [Gregory's Guides and Maps]. Sydney: Land Newspaper Ltd. 200 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, card covers, black & white drawings, adverts, tables, tiny scuff top spine, base spine lightly bumped & rubbed, edges lightly foxed, edges & pages lightly toned, covers lightly rubbed, minor edgewear. Unstated first edition (dated,1945, foot of title page.) This book is a valuable reference book for builders, contractors, architects, building tradesmen, and others interested in building construction in Australia. Our Book No: 26700. $80 AUD.

168. Gregory's (1965). Gregory's 100 Miles Around Sydney: Complete Guide in Sectional and Special Maps to the Motor Road System of the Metropolitan Area and Adjoining Districts (25th ed). Sydney: Gregory's Guides and Maps. 128 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card cover (little creased during manufacture), maps, adverts, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1965, Trove catalogue.) Ampol Boron advert, rear cover. Cover subtitle: Motorists' Road Guide. Our Book No: 6534. $14 AUD.

169. Grimshaw, Beatrice (1945). The Missing Blondes. Sydney: Invincible Press. 128 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, pictorial card covers, good condition, edgewear, rear cover background & inside covers lightly toned, top corner front cover creased, scuff front cover, pages toned, loss spine ends, small tear at cover join to spine, tear in front cover across spine at staples, rubbing along spine edges, edges lightly foxed. (Estimated date, 1945, Trove catalogue.) This mystery is about three blondes who mysteriously vanish while on holiday on a remote Pacific island. The author colors her mystery with romance, weaving a love theme around the missing blondes, which makes lively reading to the end. Author was born in Ireland, and educated in France. Our Book No: 27522. $25 AUD.

170. Gros, Jules (1892). L'Homme Fossile: Aventures d'une Expedition Scientifique dans les Mers Australes. Paris: Librairie Marpon et Flammarion. 256 pp. Hardback very small, very good condition, black cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), marbled endpapers, pages toned as usual, staple marks front free flyleaf, string bookmark, minimal EX-LIBRARY (hospice library, rubber stamps, small spine sticker remnants), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (acetate). A novel that is an obscure example of the "lost race" theme in adventure fiction. The story is set in the sealing grounds off southeastern Australia, with the imaginary expedition of geologists and paleontologists on board the ship "Le Glorieux" using Melbourne as its base. French language text. ISBN: 0521275938. Our Book No: 17027. $40 AUD.

171. Groves, Derham; Ballarat, Black Jack of (1996). You Bastard Moriarty, Being a Consideration of the Collectability of Ephemera Related to the Greatest Detective that Never Lived: Sherlock Homes, Written by Black Jack of Ballarat. Melbourne: Littlewood Press. 180 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, marbled paper covers (with flap & title label), tipped-in pages endpapers, tipped-in letters & etchings, string bookmarks, autographs, looseleaf ephemera loosely inserted. (No 72 of a limited edition of 100 copies.) A handmade celebration of Sherlock Holmes, the greatest literary detective. With autographed tipped-in etchings and illustrations in colour and black and white. Tipped-in phone book pages on endpapers for Holmes, Moriarty and Watson. Ephemera, eg wine labels (J. C. Watson), inserted in pocket inside rear cover (access at base). ISBN: 1875718087. Our Book No: 16673. $80 AUD.

172. Guerin, Leon (1841). Le Tour du Monde, ou Les Mille et Une Merveilles de Voyages (2 Volumes). Paris: Langlois et Leclercq. Unnum pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 16624. $200 AUD.

173. Gullett, H. S. (editor); Barrett, Chas (Charles) (editor) (1919). Australia in Palestine. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 154 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, thick card cover (green cloth spine, edgewear & faded), black & white & colour plates (includes colour frontispiece), black & white drawings & cartoons (including double foldout panorama), two double-page maps, edges & endpapers lightly foxed, pages & edges lightly toned, some edgewear & fraying, owner's sticker inside front cover (blacked out), modern advert card for this book loosely inserted. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. "A soldier's book, produced almost entirely by soldiers in the field under active service conditions to send to their friends in Australia and abroad." Specifically, the story of the Australian Light Horsemen in the Palestine Campaign, 1916 - 1918 during the First World War. Includes 48 full-page plates (16 in colour, including photographs by Frank Hurley and paintings by G. W. Lambert). The lead editor Sir Henry Gullett accompanied the servicemen to the Near East as a captain and official war historian. Our Book No: 17280. $80 AUD.

174. Halevy, Elie; Watkin, E. I. (translator) (1939). History of the English People: Epilogue 1895 - 1905 (3 books). Harmondsworth: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 215 + 248 + 216 pp. Each book: Paperback dustjacket, good plus condition (in good dustjacket), traditional blue cover, jacket edge tears (light toning, flaps clipped & little creased), page edges toned. Book 2 lacks jacket. The three books are: Imperialism (Book 1) - The Internal Policy of the Unionist Cabinet (Book 2) - The Decline of the Unionist Party. Translated from French. Our Book No: 10643. $15 AUD.

175. Hall, Robert A. Jr. (1955). Hands Off Pidgin English! Sydney: Pacific Publications. 142 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good plus condition, green cloth boards (rear cover lightly flecked), endpapers lightly toned, jacket flap laid down on pastedown. American linguist offers a passionate defence of Pidgin English, as practiced in New Guinea and elsewhere, as a distinct language that advances the welfare of native people. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 13061. $15 AUD.

176. Hall, Timothy; Hall, Elizabeth (1979). The Observer's Book of Civil Aircraft of Australia and New Zealand. Sydney / London: Methuen / Frederick Warne. 214 pp. Hardback very small, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor marking front endpapers, minor edgewear, owner's sticker. A scarce Australian edition of the Observer series of little collectible books. ISBN: 0454000758. Our Book No: 7447. $20 AUD.

177. Ham, Thomas; Darragh, Thomas A. (introduction) (1984). A Map of Australia Felix [Victoriana Collection]. [Melbourne, Carlton]: Queensberry Hill Press. 42 pp. 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. (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. ISBN: 0909174482. Our Book No: 17197. $150 AUD.

178. Handley Knibbs, George (1913). Voices of the North (Book I) and Echoes of Hellas (Book II) (1st ed). London: Alston Rivers. 291 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, brown cloth cover (gilt title cover & spine), endpapers lightly toned & little foxed, pages faintly toned, top edge toned, light foxing flyleaf & title page, minor foxing some pages, inner hinge little split (pages firm), spine ends & edges little rubbed, cover corner tips little rubbed, autograph (author's written dedication). This book is epic poetry based on ancient Scandinavian and Greek myths. The foreword states that the book consists of two books, each of three parts. Part 3 of Book I and parts 2 and 3 of Book II are original poems. Parts 1 and 2 of Book 1 are paraphrases, rather than strict translations, of poems by Finnish authors. Part 1 of Book II is a translation of a rendering into German by Linke of the story we owe to Apuleius. Each Book has its own dedication, preface, and list of contents. (Extensive written dedication to his friend Rev. N. Cocks, in Greek and English, on front free flyleaf.). Our Book No: 28884. $30 AUD.

179. Hardy, Mabel (1939). A History of Crafers. South Australia: Crafers Centenary Committee. 32 pp. Paperback trade, stapled (staples rusted), card covers, very good condition, few drawings, pages lightly toned as usual, sticker mark title page. A history of this South Australian town, located in the Adelaide Hills between Adelaide and Stirling. Published to celebrate 100 years of its founding in 1839. Our Book No: 15032. $20 AUD.

180. Harrasser, Albert (1936). Die Rechtsverletzung Bei den Australischen Eingeborenen: Beitrag zur Monograph "Darstellung des Strafrechtes der Australischen Primitiven". Stuttgart: Verlag von Ferdinand Enke. 167 pp. Paperback trade, original paper covers, very good condition, many pages edges uncut, other edges untrimmed, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear. In German language. English translation of title: "Violation of the Law by Australian Aborigines. Contribution to the Monograph: Representation of the Criminal Law of the Australian Natives". Our Book No: 14622. $40 AUD.

181. Hasson, Dr James; Cammell, Charles Richard (introduction) (1948). The Banquet of the Immortals. Edinburgh: Poseidon Press. 212 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket, very good condition, quarter-bound (paper-covered boards, cloth spine, spine label), black & white & colour plates (including frontispiece, some with tissue guards), extra spine label bound in at rear, page edges untrimmed, corners worn, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name). Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (No 67 of a limited edition of 300 autographed copies.) A private press book of art criticism. Contains 22 illustrations, 11 of which are in colour. Printed at the Westminster Press on mould-made paper. Cammell was associate editor, The Connoisseur, 1935 - 1940. Our Book No: 15640. $50 AUD.

182. Hawkins, C. C; Smith, S. P.; Neville, S. (1919). Papers on the Design of Alternating Current Machinery (1st ed). London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. 392 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, navy boards (embossed, gilt lettering cover & spine), good plus condition, figures (some fold-out), edges & pages lightly toned, edges & endpapers lightly foxed, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Heavy. This book (of historical interest) originated out of many discussions on technical subjects. The papers collected here find a connecting link in their common purpose, which is to deal scientifically and practically with problems arising in the design of alternating current machinery, and the point of view adopted throughout is that of the practical designer. Our Book No: 25888. $30 AUD.

183. Hazlitt, William (Wm); Archer, William (editor); Lowe, Robert W. (Robt) (editor) (1895). Dramatic Essays. London: Walter Scott Ltd. 231 pp. Hardback small, very good condition, burgundy cloth cover, frontispiece portrait (tissue guard), top edge gilt (little marked), endpapers toned & lightly foxed, minor edgewear. 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). Our Book No: 16854. $35 AUD.

184. Hearn, Lafcadio (1922). Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life (Popular, reprint ed). London: Gay & Hancock. 388 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, red cloth cover (spine faded, as usual), good condition, base spine chipped, edges & first few pages lightly foxed, small edge tears few pages, minor edgewear & pencil annotation, old price marks, bookplate. Fifteen essays that cover Japanese emotional sense, spirit, courage, resolve, sentiment, affection and inner meaning. Because the essays cover the inner rather than the outer life of Japanese culture at the turn of the century, they are grouped under the title "kokoro" (heart). (Bookplate of bookplate collector Mark Ferson.). Our Book No: 14794. $15 AUD.

185. Heath, Chas. E (1930). The Beginner's Guide to the Microscope: With a Section on Mounting Slides (3rd, revised ed). London: Percival Marshall & Co., Ltd. 116 pp. Hardback small, papered boards, condition, black & white drawings (including frontispiece), stains bottom edge few rear pages, edges lightly toned & foxed, pages lightly toned, spine creased & lightly worn (texta mark, little loss base spine), light scuff & sticker marks front cover, owner's rubber stamp. Third revised edition. (Estimated date, 1930s, Trove catalogue.) This little book is packed with information to help the ordinary person by giving instructions to use the microscope to discover the hidden wonders that are all around us. Our Book No: 26709. $15 AUD.

186. Henderson, J.; Marshall, C. W. (1923). A.C. Protective Systems and Gear [Pitman's Technical Primers]. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. 108 + 12 pp. Hardback very small, not jacket, good plus condition, orange cloth cover (little mottled), figures, tables, publisher catalogue at rear, edgewear, owner's written name & date. Practical little guide to the methods and equipment used to protect high-tension alternating-current (AC) systems, with notes on various faults such as short circuits. Our Book No: 13115. $10 AUD.

187. Henty, G. A. (George Alfred); Pearse, Alfred (illustrator) (1890). Maori and Settler: A Story of the New Zealand War (1st U.S. ed) [A Tale of the New Zealand War]. New York: Scribner & Welford. 352 + 32 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, original maroon pictorial cloth cover & spine (gilt lettering), original maroon endpapers, full-page black & white drawings, map, all edges gilt, adverts at rear, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (acetate). First U.S. edition (estimated date, either 1889 English sheets, or 1890 American sheets). Eight or 9 illustrations. 32-page Scribner & Welford catalogue at rear. Our Book No: 17404. $250 AUD.

188. Hill, Ernestine (1946). Ports of Sunset [Australian Pocket Library]. Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens. 149 pp. Paperback small (with flaps), very good condition, black & white text-photos, pages toned as usual, front free flyleaf creased, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, shop rubber stamp. Part 1 of the cheap 3-volume reissue of the "Great Australian Loneliness", about the journalist's travels across the Australian outback, being one of the most picturesque accounts ever published. (Swain's rubber stamp.). Our Book No: 17308. $15 AUD.

189. Holden, R. H. (1945). Shipwrecks Barwon Heads 1853 - 1940, and "The Historic Barwon". [Geelong?]: R. H. Holden / Parkside Press (Printer). 52 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet, good condition, card covers, map at rear, cover corners scuffed, spine scuffed & some colour loss, staples rusted, light foxing title page & few pages, pages lightly toned, top corners covers creased, edgewear. Provides an historical record of the shipwrecks, and the seaside town nestling in the shelter of the Bluff, and marking the present estuary of the Barwon River, on the Victorian coast. Also includes a map at the back and some notes on the River itself. (Estimated date, 1945, Trove catalogue.). Our Book No: 29456. $18 AUD.

190. Hope, Eva (1908). Stanley and Africa, by the Author of "The Life of General Gordon" (Reprint ed). London: Walter Scott Publishing. 433 pp. 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. (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. Our Book No: 23039. $20 AUD.

191. Hosiery, Lustre (1930). The Inside Story of My Lady's Attire. Sydney: Lustre Hosiery and Lingerie Company, 379 Kent Street. 16 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white & single-colour drawings, staples rusted, bottom corner pages creased, base spine repaired, edgewear. A scarce but lovely little pamphlet, being a catalogue with prices for products from this Sydney fashion business. No date, but probably 1930s, because of the art deco-style illustrations. Not listed in Trove catalogue. Our Book No: 13924. $80 AUD.

192. Hotel, Adams (Tattersall's); Rayner, W. H. (manager) (1936). Menu: Adams (Tattersall's) Hotel, Sydney. Sydney: Adams Hotel (Tattersall's). Unnum 10 pp. Paperback tall trade, good plus condition, thin card, black with light orange background photo on cover, white paper strip glued to fore-edge has a few parts missing, few light marks This menu is from the Adams Hotel (Tattersall's) located at 259 Pitt Street, Sydney. The photo is of the hotel. The menu includes a wine list, and a small piece of paper glued to the fore-edge lists the cold buffet. Minimum charge each person noted. (Date 30.3.1936 written in pencil.). Our Book No: 40179. $15 AUD.

193. Housekeeping, Good (1945). Good Housekeeping's Household Hints. Sydney: National Magazine Company Pty Ltd. 51 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, good condition, hints, adverts, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, staples little aged, light wear along spine, pages lightly browned, faint foxing edges, covers lightly rubbed, crease in cover. (Estimated date: 1940s, Trove catalogue.) The hints and adverts make this a charming little pamphlet to add to a homes collection. The hints have been compiled and tested by Good Housekeeping Institute, London. Our Book No: 26571. $15 AUD.

194. Howell, Mrs W. May (1869). Reminiscences of Australia: The Diggings and the Bush (1st ed). London: W. May Howell. 326 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 15099. $350 AUD.

195. Hughes, Sydney G. (1965). Beautiful Calendar Queensland. Brisbane, New Farm: Sydney G. Hughes. 12 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, colour photos, hole near centre top edge (for hanging), pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. A scarce self-published pictorial calendar for Queensland. January to June are turned over, then the calendar is reversed, and the other six months are turned over. The photos (Jan to Dec) are: Double poinsettia - Aerial view of Brisbane from New Farm - Surfing area, Greenmount Beach, Coolangatta - The cloisters of the University of Queensland - Aerial view of Surfers paradise - Mena Falls, Innisfail - Aerial view of Rockhampton - Illuminated city fountain, Townsville - Prize winning home garden in Toowoomba - Fossicking on the Great Barrier Reef at Heron Island - Cane train at the Moreton sugar mill, Nambour - Waltzing matilda memorial, Winton. Our Book No: 17349. $40 AUD.

196. Hume, Fergus (1888). Madame Midas: Realistic and Sensational Story of Australian Mining Life (1st ed). London: Hansom Cab Publishing Company. 222 pp. Hardback small, quarter-bound black black cloth cover & spine (new endpapers), very good condition, preliminary adverts, gilt spine lettering, brown endpapers, marbled edges, minor page corner creases, minor faint foxing, inner hinge little split (pages firm), pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear (notably spine ends), owner's embossed name & address (front endpapers) & rubber stamp. Stated as "One Hundredth Thousand" (apparently a marketing ploy), but is in fact a first edition. A scarce novel from this Australian writer, author of the bestselling "The Mystery of the Hansom Cab". Set in Melbourne and Ballarat. (Some sellers state the black cloth cover is not original, but this is not certain.). Our Book No: 15907. $180 AUD.

197. Hume, Fergus (1889). The Piccadilly Puzzle [American Detective Series, no 40]. Cleveland, OH: Arthur Westbrook Company. 118 + 8 pp. Paperback, good condition, pictorial heritage cover, poorly printed text as usual, pages toned, corner tip creased front cover, spine ends chipped, edgewear. (Estimated date, 1889, Trove catalogue.) Scarce American edition of this novel by popular Australian writer. Our Book No: 15919. $60 AUD.

198. Hunt, Neil (1931). The Dole. Sydney: William Brooks & Co. Ltd. 105 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, original blue cloth cover (black lettering, faintly marked), edges lightly foxed, endpapers toned, minor edgewear. Romantic fiction centred around a former school teacher in N.S.W. Our Book No: 16491. $20 AUD.

199. Hunt, Neil (1933). Desert Law. Sydney: William Brooks & Co. Ltd. 132 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, original red cloth cover (black lettering, some light flecking), spine faintly faded, endpapers toned, minor edgewear. Australian romantic thriller, set in farwestern New South Wales on stations along the Darling River, and partly in Hollywood. Our Book No: 16492. $14 AUD.

200. Hurley, Frank; Hoade, Father Eugene (introduction) (1949). The Holy City: A Camera Study of Jerusalem and Its Borderlands (1st ed) [[Jerusalem: The Holy City: A Camera Study of Jerusalem and Its Surroundings]]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Unnum (abt 200) pp. Hardback quarto, two dustjackets, very good condition (in good condition jacket), black & white full-page photos, few full-page colour photos, endpaper maps, red top edge, light foxing edges, light foxing & marking boards, some edge tears & chipping jackets, light foxing reverse side jacket 2 (creased, flap clipped), tiny tear front endpaper near spine, some edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This beautiful book of photos presents the Holy City - old Jerusalem. Within the walls, city life has gone on almost unchanged for centuries, while outside has sprung up the modern Jerusalem, a place of cafes and cinemas, of commercialism and noisy life. The Australian photographer Frank Hurley was official photographer to the British Ministry of Information in the Middle East, when he took these photos. Father Eugene Hoade, from his special knowledge of the Holy Places, contributes an interesting and valuable introduction. Frank Hurley's photographic studies will appeal to people of all creeds and denominations and they will have special interest for those people who served or are serving with the forces in the Middle East, and for their friends and family. (A scarce copy with two dustjackets. Jacket 1 has a white background behind a building, is titled The Holy City, with "surroundings" in the subtitle. Jacket 2 has a purple band at top, a panorama, a portrait possibly of Father Hoade, is titled Jerusalem The Holy City, and lacks a subtitle.). Our Book No: 30349. $60 AUD.

201. Hutchinson, Frank; Myers, Francis (1885). The Australian Contingent: A History of the Patriotic Movement in New South Wales, and an Account of the Despatch of Troops to the Assistance of the Imperial Forces in the Soudan. Sydney: Thomas Richards, Government Printer. 286 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, quarter brown leather with marbled boards, spine with raised bands & gilt lettering on red-brown title label, grey endpapers, appendices, endpapers & title page moderately toned & foxed, top corner tip clipped two pages, otherwise internally very good, notable edgewear (mostly leather corners & nearby), small sticker top corner title page. An account of how 800 Australian troops were recruited to assist the Imperial Forces in the Soudan [Sudan], subsequent to the tragic death of General Gordon in Khartoum. One chapter deals with their skirmishes in battle there. A complete list of the names all volunteers in the Soudan Contingent appears in an appendix. Our Book No: 12537. $400 AUD.

202. Idriess, Ion (1947). Forty Fathoms Deep: Pearl Divers and Sea Rovers in Australian Seas (14th ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 343 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good condition, board cover (little marked & scuffed), grey cloth spine, black & white photos, map front endpaper, papered board cover (cloth spine), spine little slack, pages lightly toned, edges toned & lightly foxed, owner's written name. A classic tale of Western Australia - the story and romance of the pearling industry in the northwestern town of Broome, and which had a strong Japanese influence. Our Book No: 3610. $20 AUD.

203. Idriess, Ion L. (1939). Over the Range: Sunshine and Shadow in the Kimberleys (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 316 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, orange cloth cover (black lettering & vignette), black & white photos (including frontispiece), endpaper maps, top corner tip two pages creased, bottom corner one page creased (during manufacture), pages faintly toned, spine faintly faded, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Records his experiences in one of Australia's remotest areas, the Kimberleys, in far northern Western Australia, on a lengthy police patrol in 1933. He makes many observations of the Aboriginal people, and expresses his justified fears for their future. A foreword notes that many of the Aborigines met have sadly now died. (Not the National edition of the same year, 1939.). Our Book No: 16917. $25 AUD.

204. Idriess, Ion L. (1956). Flynn of the Inland: Memorial Edition (Memorial ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 244 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), good plus condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), endpaper maps, last plate LOOSE at rear, minor edgewear, autograph. Biography of John Flynn, the missionary founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Memorial edition to mark the opening of the Flynn Church in Alice Springs in 1956. Contains the autograph of Jean B. [Baird] Flynn, secretary and wife of John Flynn. Our Book No: 16716. $30 AUD.

205. Industries, Edible Oil (1955). What Shall I Cook Today? 100 Copha Recipes. Sydney: Edible Oil Industries Pty. Ltd. 40 pp. Paperback small octavo, stapled pamphlet, good condition, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned, few creases covers, minor insect damage one page, minor edgewear & tiny tears. (Estimated date, 1950s, Trove catalogue.) Promotional recipe pamphlet to encourage the use of copha when cooking. Copha is type of purified coconut oil that is used as a shortening agent, as in biscuits. Our Book No: 26803. $10 AUD.

206. Ingleton, Lt-Commander Geoffrey. C. (1944). Charting a Continent: A Brief Memoir on the History of Marine Exploration and Hydrographical Surveying in Australian Waters From the Discoveries of Captain James Cook to the War Activities of the Royal Australian Navy Surveying Service (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 146 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, blue cloth cover, endpapers & pages lightly toned, top edge foxed, minimal foxing fore-edge, bottom corners two pages creased, covers little scratched, bookplate inside front cover, minor written corrections, autograph (author's written name). A fascinating examination of Australian maritime surveys, at the importance of these surveys to the safety of ships and their crews. The author has attempted to show that the majority of Australian surveys were made many years ago, and that new surveys are urgently required. (Page numbers are corrected in pencil for some illustrations, on the list at the front of the book.). Our Book No: 28752. $140 AUD.

207. Inglis, James (Maori) (1880). Our Australian Cousins (1st ed). London: Macmillan. 466 pp. 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. 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". Our Book No: 14602. $100 AUD.

208. Ingoldsby, Thomas (1889). The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and Marvels: Second Series [Routledge's Pocket Library]. London: George Routledge & Sons. 319 pp. Hardback very small, quarter-bound cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), good condition, black & white engravings including frontispiece, top edge gilt, endpapers & edges toned, untrimmed (pages edges very untrimmed), edgewear, owner's written name front pastedown. (Originally published, Richard Bentley, 1842: facsimile of original title page bound in.) A collection of legends, mostly in verse, including ghosts, spectres, witches, demons, babes in the wood, smugglers and buccaneers. Our Book No: 14650. $13 AUD.

209. Irwin, Alison Mrs (compiler); Fox, Mrs Dorothea (assistant) (1940). Victorian Housewives Association's Better Housekeeping Bureau Cook Book. Melbourne: Better Housekeeping Bureau. 144 pp. Paperback trade, good plus, card covers, stapled, black & white illustrations, edges toned, pages lightly toned, small scuff rear cover, top corner covers & some pages lightly creased, bottom corner few pages slightly creased, staples lightly rusted, base spine & adjacent internal pages little creased, minor edgewear. From Alison Irwin’s foreword: As a result of numerous requests from listeners of our "Kitchen of the Air" sessions over station 3UZ (Melbourne), this book has been compiled to assist all housewives by courtesy of the Victorian Housewives Association. All of the recipes have not been published, but the most popular have been chosen and tested. (Estimated date, 1938 to 1942, Trove.). Our Book No: 40133. $30 AUD.

210. Ishigami, Dr Tohiu; Kitasato, Prof. Shibasaburo; MacDonald, Donald (1905). A Text-book on Plague: Translated, Enlarged, and Illustrated with Pathogenic Horticulture [Japanese Text-Book on Plague]. Adelaide: D. MacDonald / Vardon & Pritchard (Printers). 180 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 16457. $80 AUD.

211. Jackson, Holbrook (1939). The Eighteen Nineties: A Review of Art and Ideas at the Close of the Nineteenth Century [1890s]. Harmondsworth: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 279 pp. Paperback dustjacket, card covers, very good condition (in good dustjacket), top edge lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, tiny piece missing top spine rear cover jacket (small edge tears, flap corners creased). (Originally published, 1913.) Examines the events in the art and literary world at the close of the 19th century. A nice old Pelican with its very own separate cover to add to an existing collection. Our Book No: 21733. $10 AUD.

212. Jeans, Sir James (1939). The Stars in Their Courses. Harmondsworth: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 208 pp. Paperback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos centre spread, figures, appendices, traditional blue cover, minor foxing jacket (flap unclipped). The respected British academic astronomer presents a lucid popular introduction to modern astronomy and the wonder of the universe as seen through the giant telescopes of today. Our Book No: 12558. $10 AUD.

213. Jobson, Frederick J. (1862). Australia: With Notes by the Way on Egypt, Ceylon, Bombay, and the Holy Land (3rd ed). London: Hamilton, Adams & Co. 281 pp. Hardback small (18.7 x 13.0 cm), very good condition, rebound in brown vinyl cloth, new endpapers, colour engraving frontispiece, adverts, pages & endpapers lightly toned, minimal faint foxing, minor edgewear, copy 1. The diaries of husband (Wesleyan minister) and his wife, describing travels in Australia (Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania) during the 1850s and 1860s. Plus a description of travel to Asia and the Middle East when sailing to and from Australia. At rear: adverts for his other books (6p). Our Book No: 21798. $15 AUD.

214. John, Second Lord Montagu of Beaulieu (1909). Buckler's Hard and Its Ships: Some Historical Reflections. London / Guildford: Self-Published / Billing & Sons (Printer). 42 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good jacket), thick board covers, card jacket fixed to boards at spine (edges rear cover faded), full-page black & white text-photos (including frontispiece portrait), folding map, minor toning endpapers, minor edgewear. A short history of Buckler's Hard, a small village in Hampshire where a number of the ships belonging to the British Navy in Nelson's time were built and launched. Traces the place's history and lists the many ships built there. Concludes with table of ships launched, showing name, date of launching, builder and number of guns. (Possible unidentified modern reprint. 1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 17182. $20 AUD.

215. Johns, Rowland (editor) (1950). Our Friend the Retriever: Curly-coated, Flat Coated and Golden (3rd ed) [Our Friend the Dog Series]. London: Methuen & Co. 88 pp. Hardback very small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photo frontispiece, small edge tears jacket (flap clipped), pages lightly toned as common, minor edgewear, bookshop sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. A tiny collectible book providing detailed information about retriever dogs and their different breeds. Our Book No: 11735. $10 AUD.

216. Jolliffe, Eric (1970). Jolliffe's Outback, no 94: Cartoons and Australiana: Study for Framing (1st ed). Sydney, Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. Unnum 56 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, good plus condition, black & white cartoons, pages lightly toned, bottom corner rear cover creased, corner front cover & few pages faintly folded, tear base spine repaired, small edge tears bottom edge few rear pages, some edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication front cover). Autographed. Saltbush Bill, Sandy Blight and Witchetty's Tribe are still coping with all the current problems, and all the disasters that a cartoonist imposes. Special sections: Nostalgia at Wombat Rd [Young, NSW], and Aboriginal food containers. With scarce Jolliffe biro autograph. Undated (about 1970). Our Book No: 4408. $35 AUD.

217. Jolliffe, Eric (1979). Jolliffe's Outback: Cartoons and Australiana: Study to Frame. Sydney, Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. Unnum 80 pp. Paperback quarto, card cover, stapled pamphlet, good condition, black & white cartoons, pages toned, few small edge tears, minor edgewear & creasing. Unnumbered issue of Jolliffe's Outback series, starring Saltbush Bill, perhaps meant to be no 107 or no 108. Cover cartoon: Pigs in trough. Includes a nostalgic look at early bush roadmaking, Aboriginal tree-climbing, and Queensland rainforests. Plus an Aboriginal boy portrait for framing. Our Book No: 4454. $12 AUD.

218. Jolliffe, Eric (1981). Jolliffe's Outback, no 114: Cartoons and Australiana. Sydney, Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. 74 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white cartoons, pages lightly toned, top corner tip creased front cover & few pages, base spine bumped, few tiny dents front cover, minor edgewear (mostly corners), copy 1. Saltbush Bill and Family deal with floods, drought, fire, and many other funny setbacks in these collectible cartoon books. Selection of Sandy Blight cartoons at rear. Plus comments on muddies (crabs), birth of the bush ballad, Barossa barns. Our Book No: 25345. $16 AUD.

219. Jolliffe, Eric (1981). Jolliffe's Outback, no 111: Cartoons and Australiana Study to Frame. Sydney, Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. 66 pp. Paperback quarto, card covers, fair condition, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), black & white cartoons, pages toned, large creases corner front cover, rear cover & edges lightly foxed, edgewear. Saltbush Bill and family provide more fun in the outback. With commentary on shearing sheds past and present, the pig-sty, and die-back. Our Book No: 25610. $10 AUD.

220. Jolliffe, Eric (1986). Jolliffe's Outback Featuring Saltbush Bill, no 119. Sydney: Jolliffe Studios. 82 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page black & white cartoons, two colour postcards rear cover, staples rusted, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Lots more cartoon fun with Saltbush Bill and family. Black & white text-photo of Eric Jolliffe on reverse of front cover. Commentary on Cooma Cottage (Yass), grasshoppers, goannas. Rear cover consists of two colour postcards. Our Book No: 3647. $15 AUD.

221. Jolliffe, Eric (1987). Jolliffe's Calendar 87 [1987] [Jolliffe's Outback Series]. Sydney, Dee Why: Jolliffe Studios. 24 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet (with hole for hanging), very good condition, full-page colour cartoons, minor insect damage top edge first page, minor edgewear, minor annotation & small sticker on calendar. A calendar in an annual Jolliffe series, each showing a full-page colour Jolliffe Outback cartoon facing the monthly calendar on the adjacent page. Our Book No: 6110. $25 AUD.

222. Jolliffe, Eric (1987). Jolliffe's Outback, no 121, featuring Saltbush Bill and Witchetty's Tribe: Special 40th Birthday Issue (1st ed). Sydney, Dee Why: Jolliffe Studios. 82 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, stapled (little rusted), full-page black & white cartoons (few text-photos), pages lightly toned, small edge tears bottom edge few rear pages, minor edgewear. Celebrates 40 years since Jolliffe started drawing Saltbush Bill for Pix Magazine, and Witchetty's Tribe started appearing as a regular feature. This issue is devoted to early cartoons and their origins. Contains reports on The Dad and Dave Image (his early life as one of 14 kids), Saltbush Country, and Bill Harney, bush philosopher (including pictures of Harney and Jolliffe) (1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 4407. $25 AUD.

223. Jolliffe, Eric (1987). Jolliffe's Outback, no 118: Cartoons and Australiana. Sydney: Jolliffe Studios. 74 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, good condition, full-page black & white cartoons, inside covers very toned (pages lightly toned), edges covers little torn, minor edgewear. Saltbush Bill and Family laughing at being thrown from a horse, etc. Plus Sandy Blight. More great Jolliffe cartoons. Three special sections: Dingo - Beranghi Folk Museum [Kempsey] - Man tracks [Aboriginal trackers]. Full colour drawing on rear cover for framing (Clayton Farm, Bordertown, SA). Our Book No: 4427. $12 AUD.

224. Jolliffe, Eric (1989). Jolliffe's Outback Calendar 1989. Sydney, Dee Why: Jolliffe Studios. 24 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet (with hole for hanging), very good condition, full-page colour cartoons, tide marks top corner tip rear cover, minor foxing edges few pages, minor edgewear, no annotation on calendar. A calendar in an annual series, each showing a full-page colour Jolliffe Outback cartoon facing the monthly calendar on the adjacent page. Our Book No: 8379. $15 AUD.

225. Jolliffe, Eric (1989). Jolliffe's Outback, no 124, featuring Saltbush Bill (1st ed). Sydney: Jolliffe Studios. 82 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, good condition, full-page black & white cartoons, few marks front cover, foxing reverse side rear cover, edges toned, pages lightly toned, few tiny tears top edge front cover & few pages, spine ends little worn, spine rubbed. Saltbush Bill and Family being themselves. More great Jolliffe cartoons. Our Book No: 29912. $20 AUD.

226. Jolliffe, Eric (1991). Jolliffe's Outback, no 126: Fishin (1st ed) [Fishing]. Sydney, Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. 83 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, stapled pamphlet, good condition, black & white cartoons, pages lightly toned, few small marks rear cover, creases along spine, minor edgewear, slight annotation front cover. Saltbush Bill and Family and Witchetty's Tribe try their hand at fishing. This one is hard to come by. Our Book No: 29911. $35 AUD.

227. Jolliffe, Eric (No Date). Jolliffe's Outback, no 97: Cartoons and Australiana: Study to Frame. Sydney, Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. Unnum 56 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled (rusted), black & white cartoons, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. Iconic Jolliffe cartoons about saltbush Bill and Witchetty's tribe. This issue pays tribute to sheep, a mainstay of Australia's prosperity. Plus a visit to Clayton Farm, Bordertown, South Australia. Our Book No: 7190. $15 AUD.

228. Jolliffe, Eric (No Date). Jolliffe's Outback, no 101: Cartoons and Australiana: Study to Frame. Sydney, Dee Why: E. Jolliffe. Unnum 80 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, good condition, black & white cartoons, front cover little marked, pages toned, minor edgewear, rubber stamp (book exchange). There is a special study for framing as well as the usual great Saltbush Bill cartoons. Contains a 12-page centrepiece on the Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement. Our Book No: 11213. $15 AUD.

229. Jones, William (1914). Reminiscences of the Franco-German War of 1870. London: Peace Society / Headley Brothers. 96 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 14705. $60 AUD.

230. Joseph, Michael; Dawson, Clare (illustrator) (1947). Cat's Company (Reprint ed). London: Michael Joseph. 222 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings (some full-page), edge tears jacket (flap clipped), minor edgewear, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Classic true story about an English publisher and his cats. The delightful sketches make this a very special book. Our Book No: 21189. $10 AUD.

231. Kardoss, John (1955). A Brief History of the Australian Theatre (1st ed). Sydney: Sydney University Dramatic Society / Distributed by Hicks Smith & Sons. 64 pp. Paperback trade, thick beige card covers, good condition, light foxing edges, top corner tips front cover & some pages little creased, rubber stamp, spine lightly rubbed, covers lightly marked, edges & pages lightly toned. This book is a series of lectures delivered during August, 1954, at Sydney University, at the invitation of the Director and the Organising Committee of the 1954 Inter-Varsity Drama Festival. (Tyrrells bookshop stamp.). Our Book No: 27131. $15 AUD.

232. Kelly, Mary; Ouless, C. (illustrator) (1943). On English Costume (Enlarged ed). London: H. F. W. Deane & Sons / Year Book Press. 54 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, card cover (little marked), drawings, hinge little split (pages firm), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A British survey of fashion from Saxon dress (460 - 1100) to Victorian dress (1840 - 1900). Our Book No: 4140. $10 AUD.

233. Kenney, Cyril Ernest (C. E.) (1944). The Quadrant and the Quill: A Book Written in Honour of Captain Samuel Sturmy, "a Tried and Trusty Sea-Man" and Author of The Mariner's Magazine, 1669. London: Metchim and Son. 166 pp. Hardback folio, no jacket as issued, very good condition, black & white photos (some full-page, including frontispiece), papered board cover (cloth spine), edgewear (corners bumped), base spine chipped, minor foxing endpapers & edges, autograph (author's written dedication). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A biographical tribute of the life and work of the 17th-century British seaman and author Samuel Sturmy, who wrote this brilliant work on contemporary mariner's skills. Profusely illustrated with facsimiles of title pages, portraits and instruments. The text consists of five "books": The Seventeenth Century Background; Notes on the Life of Captain Samuel Sturmy; General Description of his Book, "The Mariner's Magazine - 1669"; The Library of Captain Sturmy; and Conclusion. The five books are separated by title pages illustrated with woodcuts by Hellmuth Weissenborn. Sturmy died in 1669 in the year after he published this - his only - book, which - based on his contributions to "The Mariner's Magazine" - were of upmost importance to the accuracy of maritime navigation. Our Book No: 15857. $40 AUD.

234. Keyes, D .B.; Deem, A .G. (1942). Chemical Engineers' Manual: Professional Edition (1st ed). New York: John Wiley & Sons. 221 pp. Hardback small, thick flexible burgundy cloth cover (gilt title & spine lettering), very good condition, figures, tables, light foxing endpapers, slight crease front cover & last few pages, light toning edges & pages, owner's written name on front free flyleaf (another crossed out), owner's initials top & bottom edges. The purpose of this manual is to present to the chemical engineering student and practicing engineer those equations and tables which are used by the profession. The material has been taken largely from well-known textbooks and handbooks, and a serious attempt has been made to standardize the symbols throughout the entire book. This would be a great little addition to a collection of old engineering books. Our Book No: 26332. $15 AUD.

235. Knopwood, Robert; Shillinglaw, J. J. (introduction) (1984). Journal of the Voyage to Port Phillip [Victoriana Collection]. [Melbourne, Carlton]: Queensberry Hill Press. 133 pp. Hardback small octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine is ribbed (gilt lettering), very good condition, brown endpapers, tipped in frontispiece sepia (brown-tinted) drawing, in cardboard slipcase (acquisition date written on edge). (Copy 67 of limited edition of 155 copies.) 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". The diary of Reverend Knopwood, chaplain, describing his voyage in 1803 from England on HMS Calcutta with convicts to Port Phillip, and life at the Port Phillip settlements up until departure for Hobart Town. ISBN: 0909174423. Our Book No: 17196. $90 AUD.

236. Knos, Teodor (1875). Bilder ur Lifvet i Australian: Reseskildringar. Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Forlag. 263 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 16596. $150 AUD.

237. Knott, Margaret (1946). Trek to the West: A Story of Modern China (1st ed). Sydney: London Missionary Society. 63 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white drawings, edges faintly foxed, pages lightly toned, presentation plate front pastedown. A little book about refugees and family life in China (Chung-king, Chungking) during the Japanese invasion of Japan. The author was a missionary who taught refugee children. Our Book No: 22484. $10 AUD.

238. Kotzebue, August von; Kotsebue, August von (title page) (1800). Broeder Morits, de Zonderlinge, of de Volkplanting voor de Pelew-Eilanden, Tooneelspel in 3 Bedrijven. City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. 162 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket, good condition, rebound (new endpapers), pages toned & creased from age, edges untrimmed, minor edgewear. (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. Our Book No: 16595. $30 AUD.

239. Krishnamurti, J. (1943). War Abolished (1st stated ed) [Unpopular Pamphlets]. Sydney: Currawong Press. 76 pp. Paperback trade, card covers, good condition, top front cover little creased, minor foxing edges & some pages, tiny dent few pages, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear & spinewear, minimal annotation flyleaf (digit). This booklet is a reproduction in print of a series of talks given by Krishnamurti in 1940 at Ojai and Sarobia (California). The central theme of the booklet is finding peace within yourself. Our Book No: 26611. $10 AUD.

240. Krishnamurti, J. (1945). Authentic Report of Ten Talks Given by Krishnamurti, Ojai 1944. Ojai, CA & Wembly, Middlesex: Krishnamurti Writings. 74 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, card cover, minor edgewear. Our Book No: 12815. $10 AUD.

241. Labour and National Service Industrial Training Division, Department of (1950). Painting and Decorating (Reprint ed) [Technical Publication]. Melbourne: McCarron Bird Pty Ltd / Department of Labour and National Service. 155 pp. Paperback wide octavo, flexible orange cover, very good condition, typewritten-style text, drawings, edges & pages lightly toned, owner's written name. Published by arrangement with the Department of Labour and National Service of the Commonwealth of Australia, presumably for TAFE courses. Contains 21 chapters including the painter's tool kit, power tools, scaffolding, miscellaneous basic materials, surface finishes, preparing the surface for painting, colour, painting with the brush, prevention and treatment of defects, glazing, decorative wall finishes, paperhanging. Our Book No: 26674. $25 AUD.

242. Lambert, R. S. (editor) (1938). Art in England. Harmondsworth: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 150 pp. Paperback dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos centre spread, small edge tears jacket repaired (edgewear spine, flap unclipped), pages little toned, edgewear. Critical essays on English art, now available readily to the general reader. Based on articles in "Listener" magazine. Our Book No: 10666. $10 AUD.

243. Langey, Otto (1905). Practical Tutor for the Clarinet in the Simple and the Boehm Systems and the Corno di Bassetto (Revised & enlarged ed) [Plate: H.& S.3939]. London: Hawkes & Son. 130 pp. 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). (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. Our Book No: 17161. $25 AUD.

244. Langey, Otto (1912). Practical Tutor for the Viola (Revised ed). London: Hawkes & Son. 119 pp. Paperback small folio, very good condition, card cover, black cloth spine (mottled, small piece missing top edge), sticker mark front cover, minor edgewear. (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. Our Book No: 15536. $25 AUD.

245. Lawson, Henry (1944). Three Stories. Melbourne: Lothian Publishing. 28 pp. Paperback small, pictorial card cover, stapled, red top & bottom page borders, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), very good condition, yapp edges edge tears, edgewear, small bookshop rubber stamps, non-author written dedication. Three short stories, from Australia's favorite poet, first published in this form in 1944: The Hairy Man - A Romance of Three Huts - A Long way to Cork. Originally published in the Bulletin magazine. Our Book No: 17502. $30 AUD.

246. Lawson, Will (1947). Paddle Wheels Away! (1st ed). Sydney: F. J. Thwaites (Pty) Ltd. 238 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), pages & edges toned, reverse side jacket faintly toned (small edge tears, slight loss bottom edge, tiny hole & spine lightly foxed spine), boards & spine faded, bookshop label front pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. A collectible novel based on the rivermen and their paddle-boats on the Murray and Darling Rivers, Australia. Our Book No: 26722. $10 AUD.

247. Levy, Prof. H. (1947). The Universe of Science (2nd revised ed) [Thinker's Library]. London: Watts & Co. 170 pp. Hardback very small, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), war economy paper, edge tears repaired jacket (some edgewear). Cover subtitle: "One of the finest books of scientific analysis published in recent years." No 67 in the series. By professor of mathematics, Imperial College. Shows how science is a weapon forged by humans to extend control over nature, and a means of presenting its changing processes in a rational form. Our Book No: 16960. $10 AUD.

248. Liddell, Donald M. (1930). Metallurgists and Chemists' Handbook: A Reference Book of Tables and Data for the Student and Metallurgist (3rd, reprint ed). New York: McGraw-Hill. 847 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, green cloth cover, very good condition, flyleaves lightly toned, owner's written name & date. Our Book No: 14668. $20 AUD.

249. Liebknecht, Karl (1921). Politische Aufzeichnungen aus Seinem Nachlass Geschrieben in den Jahren 1917 - 1918 [Politische Aktions Bibliothek]. Berlin: Die Aktion (Franz Pfemfert). 162 pp. Hardback octavo, very good condition, superior spine (lightly foxed) with papered board cover, front flyleaf creased & lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, rubber stamp. Translation of title: "Political Notes from His Estate Published in the Years 1917 - 1918". Our Book No: 13515. $30 AUD.

250. Lindall, Edward (1961). The Killers of Karawala (1st ed). London: Hutchinson & Co. 205 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, light foxing edges, reverse side & endpapers jacket lightly foxed (flap clipped, spine ends little worn, few tiny holes rear fore-edge, minor edgewear), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Australian crime fiction novel about a small group of scientists digging for pre-historic skeletons in Central Australia. The dry forbidding, hostile land plays harshly on the emotions of the four men, and tensions soon erupt into violence. Our Book No: 30030. $18 AUD.

251. Lindall, Edward (1966). Northward the Coast (Reprint ed). London: William Heinemann. 252 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, light foxing edges, endpapers & flyleaf lightly foxed, reverse side jacket lightly foxed (flap clipped & little foxed, spine ends worn, slight loss bottom corners), owner's written name pencil free flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Australian crime fiction novel about a professional hunter who is under the constant watchful eye of the police. He takes off to the bush with two Portuguese political prisoners and a woman by the name of Ruth Watkins. This novel is indeed high adventure. Our Book No: 30031. $20 AUD.

252. Lindall, Edward (1972). A Lively Form of Death (1st ed). London: Constable. 183 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, light foxing top edge, small mark top edge, small mark front free flyleaf, minor edgewear jacket (flap clipped), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Australian crime fiction novel about a man named Gregory Lander, a happy drop-out who camps on the shores of a large billabong in the hunting plains of Northern Australia. A car with a girl and two men breaks down near him which is 125 miles and four days walk to get help. Lander is a threat to the men because he has seen their crime syndicate's plane land and take off at nights at a nearby abandoned airstrip. The tension cracks and Lander's future confronts him in a scene of savagery at the water's edge. Who will survive? ISBN: 0094586004. Our Book No: 30032. $20 AUD.

253. Lindsay, Jack (editor); Stephensen, P. R. (editor) (1928). The London Aphrodite: A Literary Journal (6 issues). London: Fanfrolico Press. Each issue: 100 pp. Each issue: Paperback octavo, good plus condition, card cover, single black & white plate, pages faintly toned, tide marks spine & adjacent rear cover (v5 only) (previous water contact now dry), rear cover stained (v6 only), minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Six issues (all published) of this controversial literary journal, containing short stories, poetry and essays. The content is written for "a point of view which equally outrages the modernist and the reactionary", as both perspectives are subject to criticism. Both editors and many contributors are Australian. Our Book No: 16499. $80 AUD.

254. Lindsay, Norman (1949). The Cautious Amorist. London: T. Werner Laurie. 250 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, endpapers & edges faintly foxed, edgewear & edge tears & faint marks jacket (flap clipped), owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The 23rd printing of this classic comic novel by the Australian artist. When the S.S. Minorca is involved in a night-time collision, three passengers and a crewman are marooned in an open boat and land on a uninhabited island. Their hilarious and uninibited adventures form an extremely comic story. Lindsay's brilliant line drawings add spice to the text. Our Book No: 16139. $25 AUD.

255. Lindsay, Norman (1950). Dust or Polish. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 205 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), pages & cover lightly toned as usual, minor foxing top edge, minor edgewear jacket (flap unclipped, faint fading bottom corner front cover), bookplate, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve, copy 1. Australian novel in which Rita, a show girl bored with life on the stage, finds a new career and romance in the secondhand furniture business. Bookplate of C. W. Blackburn. Our Book No: 10327. $20 AUD.

256. Lindsay, Norman; de Basil, Colonel W.; Williamson, J. C. (1936). Souvenir Programme: Colonel W. de Basil's Monte Carlo Russian Ballet [J. C. Williamson Ltd Magazine]. Melbourne: J. C. Williamson Ltd / Speciality Press. 42 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings (colour covers both sides), adverts, minor edgewear. Souvenir program for this ballet contains magnificent cover art by Normal Lindsay, from an original painting in the possession of Mr E. J. Tait, a managing director of J. C. Williamson Ltd. Produced by J. C. Williamson Ltd at His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne. Contains full-page portraits of Colonel W. de Basil, Leon Woizikowsky, Valentina Blinova, Helena Kirsova, George Gee, Valerie Hay, Donald Burr. (Estimated date, 1936 or 1937. Text mentions 1935, and an event scheduled later for 1938. Loosely inserted: Receipt for previous sale of this item.). Our Book No: 14963. $130 AUD.

257. Line, Aberdeen and Commonwealth (1952). Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line: Information for Passengers. London: Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line. 24 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, stapled pamphlet, pages & covers toned, minor edgewear, extensive annotation. Pamphlet for passengers sailing on this ocean liner from Britain to Australia. Includes a detailed listing of localities of interest to observe during the voyage. Extensively annotated by a passenger, dated 1954. (Estimated date, 1952, printer's mark.). Our Book No: 17574. $10 AUD.

258. Lingo, Turner O. (1916). The Australian Comic Dictionary of Words and Phrases. Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 192 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, narrow black cloth spine (neat repair), rear cover & corner front cover creased, pages lightly toned, edges & endpapers foxed, some edgewear. Lingo is the pen-name presumably for a Melbourne-focussed humorist, who writes a dictionary of funny definitions and epigrams. To make the work more suited of the Antipodes, the author begins it with Z and works through to A (and the entries are not sorted alphabetically within a letter, either). Some of the definitions rely entirely on the developed pun, as that of "Socialist: One who is down on his uppers". Quid: "Frequently prefixed by 'li'. In either case subject to rapid evaporation". Sydney: "Man's attempt to spoil the natural beauties of Port Jackson". (Estimated date, 1916, Trove newspaper reviews.). Our Book No: 17571. $60 AUD.

259. Lisle, Mary (1947). The Secret Fire: Poems (1st ed) [Folios of Australian Poetry]. Melbourne: Meanjin Press. 30 pp. Paperback trade, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), card covers, light foxing jacket (small edge tears, corners worn), minimal foxing covers, minor spinewear, faint tide marks corners & fore-edges (previous water contact now dry), pages lightly toned, autograph (author's written dedication). Poems by well-known Australian poet. Our Book No: 27631. $13 AUD.

260. Littlewood, Robert C.; Groves, Derham (1996). The Coming Out of Holmes and Watson: Being a Souvenir to Mark the Publication of 'You Bastard Moriarty'. Melbourne, Central Park: Littlewood Press. Unnum 10 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, green marbled card cover (title label, string binding), black & white photo tipped in, black & white engraving frontispiece, untrimmed edges, invitation card laid down inside rear cover, minimal smudging front free flyleaf (during manufacture), autographs. Limited edition of 50 numbered copies (this copy out of series). A Sherlock Holmes collectible, being a souvenir to mark the publication of 'You Bastard Moriarty'. Handmade, set in 12 point Times, on paper stock (velin arches, pure cotton 160gsm), and printed on a vertical Miehle press. Each copy contains an original, autograph linocut by Dr. Derham Groves and an original autographed photograph by Robert Bradley, and a decorative marbled wrapper by Renate Eising. Includes invitation card to launch of "You Bastard Moriarty". ISBN: 1875718168. Our Book No: 16669. $40 AUD.

261. Littlewood, Robert C.; Lindsay, Peter (1980). A Ballad of Buccaneering: An Appreciation of the Circumstances Which Influenced the Production of Sir Lionel Lindsay's first Six Etchings, Accompanied by Six of the Artist's Poems from the Same Period (Limited ed). Melbourne: Jester Press. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, quarter-bound (cloth cover, leather spine), very good plus condition, black & white etchings, autograph (author's written name). (Copy no 25 of a limited edition of 100 autographed copies). Text by Robert Littlewood, etchings & poems by Peter Lindsay. Copies 11 to 100 were bound by W. Flattely and Sons, Carlton in one quarter Morocco with matching cloth, endpapers and headbands. The poems featured in this book were first published in "The Outpost" newspaper between 28 April and 1 December 1900. They have been printed as they originally appeared, without alteration to spelling or punctuation. ISBN: 0959638520. Our Book No: 28578. $150 AUD.

262. Lloyd George, Rt. Hon. David (1914). The Great War Speech at the Queen's Hall, London (1st ed). London: Clerkenwell Press (Printer). 12 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, stapled pamphlet, light toning, spotted foxing pages, staples rusted, foxing front cover, small mark last page, rubber stamp front cover, minor edgewear. This pamphlet is the authorised edition of The Great War Speech delivered by The Rt. Hon. David Lloyd George, M.P. (Chancellor of the Exchequer) at the Queen’s Hall, London on September 19th, 1914. He spoke about: Why Our National Honour is Involved, France and Belgium in 1870, A Scrap of Paper, Germany's Perjury, Belgium's Crime, The Right to Defend its Homes, The Case of Serbia, Serbia Faced the Situation with Dignity, Russia's Turn, The Little Nations, The Test of Our Faith, German Civilisation, A Philosophy of Blood and Iron, The Road-hog of Europe, Through Terror to Triumph, A Welsh Army in the Field, The Sacrifice, The New Patriotism, and The Vision. (Rubber stamp of Orient Line of Royal Mail Steamers.). Our Book No: 40118. $18 AUD.

263. Lovell, H. Tasman (1938). Dreams and Dreaming (1st ed). Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade. 128 pp. Paperback very small, card cover (spine slightly toned), very good condition, few drawings, small faint circular stain front cover, owner's written name cover & flyleaf, internally excellent. By professor of psychology, University of Sydney, who rewrites and expands an earlier monograph. An exposition and critical assessment of Freud's theory of dreams as wish-fulfilment. Our Book No: 13303. $10 AUD.

264. Macartney, Frederick T. (1955). Furnley Maurice (Frank Wilmot). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 106 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos, pages lightly toned, slight loss spine ends & corners jacket (edges torn & repaired, little faded), minor edgewear. Frank Leslie Thompson Wilmot, who wrote as "Furnley Maurice" - in addition to his significance as an Australian poet - was prominent throughout that interesting period of transition from the horse-and-buggy days to modern times. He was a manager at the famous Cole's Book Arcade in Melbourne for many years. The author had a long and close friendship with his fellow poet. Our Book No: 23934. $10 AUD.

265. Macintyre, Duncan Ban; Macleod, Angus (editor) (1952). The Songs of Duncan Ban Macintyre (1st ed) [Scottish Gaelic Texts]. Edinburgh: Scottish Gaelic Texts Society / Oliver & Boyd. 581 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, top edge gilt, roughly cut page edges, light internal toning & foxing, endpapers little foxed & toned, edges toned, spine ends lightly worn, rear cover corners little bumped, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This wonderful old book contains the songs of 18th century Gaelic poet Duncan Ban Macintyre, who was born at Glenorchy, Argyleshire, Scotland, in the year 1724. He began to compose songs at age 23. The Gaelic words appear opposite the English translation by Macleod (edited, with notes and introduction). Our Book No: 28839. $30 AUD.

266. Mackaness, George; Lenehan, Sidney A. (1931). A Handbook of Intermediate English (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 136 pp. Hardback small, red cloth covers, good condition, title page & edges lightly foxed, pages toned, spine faded, cover corners creased, rear hinge partly split (two pages partly loose), few small ink marks fore-edge, edgewear & rubbing, minimal pencil annotation. First edition. This handbook is for the use of students preparing for the Intermediate Examination in English, and is based on experiments made by practical teachers in New South Wales secondary schools, where the schemes suggested have been tried out with highly successful results. A great old book to add to a collection. Our Book No: 29831. $30 AUD.

267. Macklin, Herbert W. (1917). Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire [Little Guides Series]. London: Methuen & Co. 232 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 12312. $10 AUD.

268. Macleod, John; Mirren, illustrator (1946). The Cricketer's Dictionary. Sydney: Dunvegan Publications. Unnum 110 pp. Paperback small, good condition, card covers, cartoon cover, single-colour drawings (beige background), base spine repaired, edges toned, foxing covers & edges, spine edges little rubbed, slight loss top spine, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1946.) The author and illustrator state in their foreword that this is not a literary book nor a guide to cricket. This humorous dictionary of words and terms used in cricket, and the funny illustrations are a joy to read. Our Book No: 40023. $18 AUD.

269. Macmillan, W. M. (1938). Warning from the West Indies (Revised ed) [Penguin Special]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 184 pp. Paperback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), heritage orange cover, front hinge slightly pulled (pages firm), jacket flap unclipped, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Since the agitation to free the slaves in the West Indies, the British public has ignored these supposed idyllic tropical islands. How the people have become very discontented with their poor living conditions, as manifested by recent violence and riots. Our Book No: 13248. $10 AUD.

270. Macqueen, Kenneth; Duhig, J. V. (letter); Lahey, Vida (biography) (1948). Adventure in Watercolour: An Artist's Story Written and Illustrated by Kenneth Macqueen: With a Letter from Professor J. V. Duhig, Biographical Summary by Vida Lahey: Also an Explanation of Technique by the Artist Himself. Sydney: Legend Press. Unnum 48 pp. Hardback folio (33.0 x 26.0 cm), dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), yellow cloth cover, colour plates (paintings) tipped-in, bottom edge untrimmed, top edge little marked, edges jacket toned & little soiled (piece missing top spine, edge tears mostly small), base spine bumped, some edgewear, non-author written dedication. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (No 293 of a limited edition of 1100 autographed copies.) The renowned Australian artist was also a farmer from Queensland. Each of the 16 watercolour paintings is accompanied by a description on the facing page. They have a lyrical and decorative quality, and are inspired by his local countryside of the Darling Downs and the Moreton Bay area. Loosely inserted: greetings card (1p). Our Book No: 12596. $150 AUD.

271. Maiden, J. H. (1920). The Weeds of New South Wales: Part 1. Sydney: William Appelgate Gullick, Government Printer. 142 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, red brown cloth cover (gilt lettering), very good condition, full-page black & white drawings, colour plates (including frontispiece), small internal rust spot (affects several pages, text visible), front inner hinge little split (pages firm), free flyleaves lightly toned, minimal foxing, spine ends little worn, minor edgewear, correction slip tipped in, otherwise internally excellent. An exceptional guide to weeds by the Government botanist of New South Wales (NSW). Part 1 is the only published part. Our Book No: 12789. $20 AUD.

272. Main Roads, Department of; McKell, W. J. (preface) (1946). The Hawkesbury River Bridge: Pacific Highway (Vital Link with our Industrial North). [Sydney]: [Department of Main Roads]. 24 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card cover, sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, colour drawings (including inside covers), map, minimal edgewear. An anonymous undated pamphlet celebrating the magnificent new bridge over the Hawkesbury River at Brooklyn, north of Sydney. Estimated date, 1946, as the bridge opened on July 1 that year. Preface by W. J. McKell, premier and colonial treasurer of New South Wales (headed: “A story of progress and achievement”). Our Book No: 17407. $30 AUD.

273. Malloch, H. W. (1951). Brief Character Sketch of John Kinmont Moir [A Tribute from the Bread & Cheese Club Melbourne 1951]. Melbourne: Bread & Cheese Club / Printed by Fred Ritter. 40 pp. Paperback small, good condition, grey card cover, spine faded & chipped (pieces missing bottom section, archival tape repairs), black & white text-photos, edgewear, owner's written name. A little booklet published as a tribute to the Melbourne book collector and founder and long-time leader of the Bread & Cheese Club, a literary fraternity for book lovers in Melbourne. Our Book No: 15532. $17 AUD.

274. Manual (1950). Fork Lift Operator's Guide [Forklift Operator's Guide]. City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. 12 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card cover (rubbed), very good condition, black & white drawings, owner's rubber stamp, sticker mark front cover. Estimated date: 1950. Our Book No: 4577. $10 AUD.

275. Marks, E. George (1918). Napoleon and the War (Second series ed). Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade & Circulating Library. 180 pp. Paperback, good condition, frontispiece portrait (author), card covers (foxed, marked, edges repaired), pages toned, black cloth spine (repair), edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication). This scarce booklet on the Napoleon and relevance to the current World War (WW1) was written by a literary staffer at the Sydney Sun newspaper. It is sequel to the Series 1 (which had 25 chapters). Series 2 has 25 additional (new) chapters. Cover blurb: " Second series (25 new chapters, graphically written). Phenomenal success of first series (two editions in a fortnight)" The written dedication reads: "From E. George Marks to Dr Cecil Purser (Vice-Chancellor University of Sydney). Best wishes [etc].". Our Book No: 17111. $100 AUD.

276. Mars; Bonvoisin, Maurice (true name) (1892). Sable and Galet: Plages Normandes et Plages du Nord: de Cherbourg a Rosendael - Dunkerque. Paris: Librarie Plon. 72 pp. Hardback folio (32.0 x 25.5 cm), good condition, pictorial green cloth cover, colour & black & white drawings (some full-page), pages lightly toned, corners & spine ends bumped & worn, minor foxing, edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Estimated date, Worldcat.) Title in English: "Sand & Pebble (Normandy Beaches and Northern Beaches)". Drawings and humorous text on one side of page only. Fabulous drawings & cartoons (lithographs) of French beach scenes. By Maurice Bonvoisin (1849 - 1912), under the pseudonym Mars. Our Book No: 15673. $80 AUD.

277. Marshman, Hilda (1951). Better Methods Healthful Recipes (Revised ed). Warburton, VIC: Signs Publishing Company. 96 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (concealed staples), good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, light wear along spine, covers lightly foxed, minor edgewear, light foxing some pages, closed tear top spine, cover corners lightly worn. This very special little book presents a collection of health recipes that are different. A unique feature of this book is a group of recipes for making "health meats". Wholemeal flour and honey are used as alternatives to sugar and white-refined flour in the cakes & pastries. Each recipe has been tested in the author's own kitchen and accepted by her family. Our Book No: 26791. $15 AUD.

278. Martin, J. Rogers; Wallace, Hugh A. (1958). Design and Construction of Asphalt Pavements (1st ed). New York: McGraw Hill. 305 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (few marks covers, small edge tears, small piece missing spine ends, corners lightly worn). A thorough manual of modern methods and technology for the design and construction of the many types of asphalt pavements in use today. Our Book No: 22380. $18 AUD.

279. McAlary, Frank (1946). Up and Atom! University Students' Festival Song Book 1946. Sydney: Students Representative Council (SRC), University of Sydney. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet (stapled rusted, pages loose), fair condition but complete, pages toned & foxed, edge tears. The first University songbook since 1940. The atomic age is reflected inside in one humorous piece on pre-atomic culture, otherwise it's the usual pre-occupations of university students: sex and ridiculing the faculty. A reading copy of a scarce pamphlet: only one copy is listed in the Trove catalogue. Our Book No: 16219. $30 AUD.

280. McConnel, Ursula (1957). Myths of the Munkan [Mungkan]. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 173 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good plus condition (in fair plus dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, illustrated endpapers, maps, edge piece missing top spine (flap unclipped, marked & scuffed, edgewear, reverse side toned), cloth spine faintly faded, pages faintly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Aboriginal stories from Cape York Peninsula. The author spent time among the Munkan people and gained much understanding of these very clever and gifted people. Our Book No: 22984. $120 AUD.

281. McGillivray, D. (1902). Australian Horses from Paddock to Park (1st ed). Sydney: William Brooks and Co. Ltd. 237 pp. 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). 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.). Our Book No: 40021. $200 AUD.

282. McLachlan, A. J. (1948). McLachlan: An F.A.Q. Australian [An FAQ Australian]. Melbourne: Lothian Publishing. 279 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), edge pieces missing base of jacket (edge tears repaired, spine lightly faded), pages faintly toned as usual, owner's written name front pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Autobiography of the Scottish-Australian lawyer from South Australia who became a Commonwealth senator and minister in the Bruce-Page and Lyons governments. He is best known for promotion of the CSIR (forerunner of the CSIRO) and (as Postmaster General) expanding the network of radio stations. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 12019. $10 AUD.

283. McLaren, Jack; Burke, Thomas (preface) (1936). My South Seas Adventures (3rd (Nautilus) ed) [Nautilus Library]. London: Philip Allan & Co. 192 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket, very good condition, original blue cloth cover (gilt lettering), some page edges untrimmed, edges & prelim pages lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Relates his fascinating travels and work life in the Pacific, mainly Papua New Guinea. Includes a chapter on pearling in the Torres Strait islands, plus also commentary on the Solomon Islands and blackbirding of the Kanakas. Some parts were previously published in the Bulletin magazine, Sydney. Our Book No: 16215. $16 AUD.

284. McNicoll, A. W. R.; Ingleton, G. C. (illustrator) (1932). Sea Voices (Limited ed). Sydney: Golden Lantern Press. Unnum 48 pp. Hardback octavo, good condition, original dark green cloth cover (gilt vignette, edges & spine faded), de-accessioned EX-LIBRARY, top edge gilt, fore-edge untrimmed, spine label overlays label marks & digits. G. C. Ingleton produced this book of poetry on board HMAS Canberra during a cruise around Australia in August to November, 1932. (Limited edition of 260 or 298 copies.) SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 13326. $15 AUD.

285. McNutt, Mollie (1920). Songs of Bushland (Reprint ed). Sydney: Winn & Co (Printers). 95 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 26567. $25 AUD.

286. Melba, Nellie (1914). [PLAYBILL] Melba Patriotic Concert: Exhibition Building, Adelaide, 21st November, 1914 (Souvenir). City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated / H.C.C. Print (Printer). 8 pp. 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. 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 programme guide, including the complete words of three popular songs: "God Save the King" (National Anthem), "The Old Hundreth", and "The Empire Flag". Our Book No: 16957. $120 AUD.

287. Mello, Rev. J. Magens (1876). Hand-Book to the Geology of Derbyshire (1st ed). London: Bemrose & Sons. 80 pp. Hardback very small, good condition, original dark green cloth cover (little flecked & scuffed) & endpapers, black & white plates, foldout colour map frontispiece, adverts at rear, front hinge minimally split (pages firm), front free endpaper creased, pages & edges lightly toned, little edgewear & fraying corners. First edition. A delightful little illustrated book that describes the geology of this English county. Our Book No: 16997. $50 AUD.

288. Mercer, M.; Mercer, D.; Smit, Bram (illustrator); Grogan, John (technical adviser) (1956). New Ways with Plastic [Series 1]. Sydney: Central Press. 16 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card cover, good plus condition, black & white drawings, front cover creased, rear cover little toned, old price marks, sticker mark. (Estimated date, 1956, Trove catalogue.) This pamphlet celebrates the new wonderful world of the use of plastic in craft designs. A companion manual to the book "Plastic: The Wonder Handcraft", by the same authors. Our Book No: 11750. $10 AUD.

289. Meredith, John (1988). Gallant Peter Clark [Australian Historical Monograph Series]. Canberra, Woden: Popinjay Australian Publications. 68 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, green cloth cover (gilt lettering), sepia (brown-tinted) photos including frontispiece, black & cream drawing. This story of a drover named Peter Clark who was shot by James Wilson the bushranger when he resisted a holdup, north of Scone (NSW) in 1863. Sets out, not to try and discover the true story, but rather to document the processes of the oral tradition - to bring together all the various accounts under one cover. Whatever the truth may be, this collection of legends will stand as a tribute to the bravery and courage of a young bushman who died game and was gallant to the end. (No 6 in this series.) (Limited edition of 210 copies, 95 of which are numbered and autographed by the publisher, Stephan Williams. This is no 26.). Our Book No: 40171. $90 AUD.

290. Meredith, Mrs Charles [Louisa Anne]; Barrow, John (1844). 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) (1st combined ed) [Murray's Colonial & Home Library]. London: John Murray. 164 +187 pp. 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, trace of foxing, minor edgewear, bookseller's sticker, bookplate. 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 (Home and Colonial Library, 16p.) at rear. Our Book No: 21791. $120 AUD.

291. Merimee, Prosper (1923). Carmen, Arsene Guillot, L'Abbe Aubain, La Dame de Pique, Les Bohemiens, Le Hussard, Nicolas Gogol. Paris: Calmann-Levy, Editeurs. 359 pp. Hardback octavo, good plus condition, half-bound (red leather spine & corners, gilt lettering & raised bands spine), marbled endpapers, pages lightly toned (title page very toned), edges foxed (& parts of some pages). (No 866 of 1600 copies.) Short stories by the French writer, in the French language. The opera Carmen was based in part on the novella of the same title by Prosper Merimee. Our Book No: 15896. $20 AUD.

292. Mikkelsen, Capt. Ejnar (1913). Lost in the Arctic: Being the Story of the 'Alabama' Expedition, 1909 - 1912 (1st ed). London: William Heinemann. 400 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, original green cloth cover (silver picture & lettering front cover), black & white photos, foldout colour map at rear (lightly foxed), endpapers toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.5 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The author lead an expedition to northwest Greenland where an earlier Danish expedition by Mylius-Erichsen and Hagenhad (1906 - 1908) had mapped and explored the area, but resulted in loss of three lives as well as their diaries and journals. The author recovered these and describes the northwest (Arctic) coast of Greenland in detail during an extraordinary three-year journey. Our Book No: 15825. $200 AUD.

293. Military Forces, Australian (1923). The Operation of the Australian Corps in France from July 1st to October, 1918. Sydney: Defence Print 48 pp. Paperback small, good condition, thin card covers, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), cancelled EX-LIBRARY (stamps & sticker front cover), covers & spine little creased & marked, pages lightly toned, top edge foxed, spine little faded, some edgewear, amendments slip tipped-in. Assists officers in preparing themselves for examination in Military History. The pamphlet, based on collated matter that is available concerning the Australian Corps, is issued to help produce a compact Military History of the Campaign in France in 1918. A charming little book that would interest someone collecting military ephemera. (Cancelled from the library of Royal United Service Institution of NSW.) Our Book No: 40042. $20 AUD.

294. Miller, Mary Durack; Rutter, Florence (with) (1952). Child Artists of the Australian Bush. Sydney / London: Australasian publishing Co. / George G. Harrap. 80 + 36 pp. Hardback octavo, facsimile dustjacket, very good condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos (paintings, few in colour), some foxing page edges, minimal edgewear, owner's written name. Widespread curiosity was evinced from an exhibition in London of remarkable paintings by untrained Aboriginal children living in a derelict sub-standard environment. This is a case study of these remarkable children from the Carrolup Native Settlement in southern Western Australia. There are 36 plates (4 in colour) collected at the back of the book, and another 8 within the text. The facsimile jacket is an exact copy of the original jacket. Our Book No: 16427. $70 AUD.

295. Monsarrat, Nicholas (1943). East Coast Corvette (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: Cassell & Company. 80 pp. Paperback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), thick card covers, black & white photos, inner hinge little split (pages firm), small edge tears jacket, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Followup from his previous book "H.M. Corvette". The author is now First Lieutenant of his navy ship as it patrols the sea board of Britain, searching for Nazi e-boats, mines, etc. Our Book No: 16373. $10 AUD.

296. Moore; Wright (1946). Moore and Wright (Sheffield) Ltd: Catalogue, no. 45. Sheffield, UK: Moore & Wright. 151 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, stapled, thin dark red card covers, numerous black & white drawings, black & white photo first page, staples rusted, spine faded (covers lightly faded), minor foxing some pages, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, sticker mark front cover. This catalogue contains the tools manufactured by Moore & Wright in Sheffield, England. The founder Frank Moore was born in 1875 and died in 1941. The catalogue contains the most complete range of engineers' hand tools ever issued by a British manufacturer. A great book to add to a technology book collection. Our Book No: 40101. $35 AUD.

297. Moresby, Captn John (1876). 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. London: John Murray. 327 + 32 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 16799. $450 AUD.

298. Moreton, Robert (1877). On Horse Breaking (1st ed). London: Longmans, Green and Co. 137 + 28 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, embossed gilt vignette, gilt title spine, dark green cloth cover, brown endpapers, pages lightly toned, foxing endpapers, spine ends chipped, corners covers lightly bumped, front & rear hinges starting to split & inner hinges split in three places (but all pages firm), rough-cut edges, uncut rear page, few marks on few pages, some edgewear. This fascinating book has been written to help agriculturists and horse owners break in their horses. The preface points out some of the errors in horse-breaking which have been blindly followed from generation to generation. (Plus 28-page Longmans catalogue of books at rear.). Our Book No: 40020. $80 AUD.

299. Morton, H. V. (1948). The Nights of London (Reprint ed). London: Methuen. 196 pp. Hardback very small, dustjacket, good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), spine little slack, front free flyleaf little toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Originally published, 1926. Unconventional essays on London after dark, mostly previously published as columns in the "Daily Express". Our Book No: 7630. $10 AUD.

300. Mottram, V. H. (1949). The Physical Basis of Personality (Reprint ed) [A139]. Harmondsworth: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 159 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. Cover subtitle: "A simple account of human heredity and its laws, and the working of the endocrine glands." By former professor of physiology at King's College, University of London. Our Book No: 3692. $10 AUD.

301. Muir, Marcie (1949). Anthony Trollope in Australia. Adelaide: Wakefield Press. 106 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages faintly toned as usual, jacket little creased, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication), owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. An serious study of Anthony Trollope's two visits to Australia in the 1870s. His son lived in Australia, and he wrote a book about Australia and New Zealand. The sixth publication of the late H. M. Muir's Wakefield Press, printed at The Hassell Press, Adelaide, in Caslon Old Face type, on wove antique book paper during the month of February, 1949. (Victor Crittenden's copy - his written name.). Our Book No: 16583. $22 AUD.

302. Mumey, Nolie (1930). A Study of Rare Books: With Special Reference to Colophones, Press Devices and Title Pages of Interest to the Bibliophile and the Student of Literature. Denver, CO: Clasen Publishing Company. 572 pp. Hardback thick quarto, no jacket as issued, original tan quarter-bound cloth with board covers, title label front cover & spine (defective), very good condition, black & white drawings (some full-page), page edges untrimmed, top edge tinted red, front inner hinge little split (pages firm), front cover scratched, front endpapers & edges lightly toned, moderate edgewear notably corners, internally excellent, autograph. Very heavy (2.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (No 822 of a limited edition of 1000 autographed copies.) Contains three major sections: History of Books, Printers, Colophons; Press Devices; and Aids to Identification of Rare Books. Includes: early printed books, horn books, incunabula, early English Bibles, medical books, English literature, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, identification of modern American first editions, printer's mottoes, Latinized place-names. Mumey is noted for producing fine limited edition books. Our Book No: 14719. $180 AUD.

303. Murray, Max (1947). The Voice of the Corpse. Sydney: Invincible Press. 144 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, pictorial card covers, good condition, minor edgewear, pages & covers toned, covers creased, light foxing some pages, bottom corners creased few pages, staples little rusted, slight loss spine ends, edges lightly foxed. (Estimated date, 1947, Trove catalogue.) This crime fiction novel is about a 20th century witch named Angela Pewsey who dealt in evil, and now she lay dead at her spinning wheel. The identity of her killer is a well-kept secret, and the climax will surprise the most astute of mystery fans. This young Australian is winning literary laurels in England and the USA, where this novel has been nationally serialised. Our Book No: 27520. $15 AUD.

304. Napier, Francis; Keddie, Mr. W. (notes) (1876). Notes of a Voyage from New South Wales to the North Coast of Australia, from the Journal of the Late Francis Napier (1st ed). [Glasgow]: [James R. Napier]. 96 pp. 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. (Estimated date, 1876, Trove catalogue.) 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'. (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.). Our Book No: 16838. $850 AUD.

305. Nemo (1937). Parish of Lewisham: Jubilee Souvenir of St Thomas Church 1887 - 1937: A Retrospect. [Sydney, Lewisham]: [St Thomas Church]. 93 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, card cover (cloth spine), black & white text-photos, one page creased, faint sticker mark first page. A history of this Catholic church in Sydney's inner west suburb of Lewisham. Apparently a modern facsimile edition by Cath Jepson (her written name, first page). Our Book No: 16664. $25 AUD.

306. Nerval, [Gerard de] (1944). Les Filles du Feu [Les Tresors de la Literature Francaise]. Geneva: Editions d'Art Albert Skira. 287 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, half-bound (paper-covered boards, cream leather spine & corner tips), edges untrimmed & faintly foxed. (Estimated date, 1944. Originally published in 1854.) A volume of short stories or idylls: Introduction - Angelique - Sylvie - Chansons et legendes du Valois - Octavie - Isis - Pandora. Note: "Sylvie" is his most famous story (novelette). Les Chimeres - a sequence of twelve poems in the form of sonnets - is appended. Our Book No: 15665. $25 AUD.

307. Newton, Albert (1962). Fundamentals of Lawn Bowls (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 123 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, pages lightly toned, top corner front cover bumped, tiny tear base spine, inner hinge little split (pages firm), tiny mark last page, list taped to front pastedown (minimal whited out), owner's label front flyleaf, written name front flyleaf Revised edition. Records all the important aspects of the game: equipment, the different shots, the play of various members of the team, tactics and other factors which make bowls one of the most skilful and fascinating of pastimes. This edition makes the mat size conform with the international bowling law adopted by the Australian Bowling Council in 1963. Our Book No: 23873. $10 AUD.

308. Niland, D'Arcy (1959). The Big Smoke (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 224 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), faint foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, small edge tears, tiny edge piece missing), owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. Ranging in time from early 1900s to 1920s, this novel has as it dominating figure a big city, working class Sydney. Dramatic in conception, this novel presents an interwoven cross-section of individuals who touch and influence one another's destinies for better or worse. Written with warmth and humor and a fine dramatic sense, weaves into fascinating pattern the lives of priests, prostitutes, the media and prize fighters. Our Book No: 22040. $12 AUD.

309. Nordhoff, Charles; Hall, James Norman (1937). Men Against the Sea (Reprint ed). London: Chapman & Hall. 253 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, map front endpapers, lightly foxed edges & endpapers, minimal foxing few pages, inner hinge slightly split (pages firm), top corners covers little bumped, spine littlr slack, tiny scuff spine, edges & pages lightly toned. This is the second volume of a trilogy, which will retell the entire story of the mutiny of the Bounty and the later fortunes of the crew. This book records the adventures of a small boat load of men, who remained loyal to Captain Bligh, and endured with indomitable courage the terrors of the tropic seas. The events are those which Bligh recorded briefly in his own log. Our Book No: 28781. $15 AUD.

310. Nucolorvue (1949). Beautiful Melbourne. Melbourne, Mentone: Nucolorvue Productions. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback oblong wide octavo, very good condition, card cover, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), full-page colour & sepia (brown-coloured) photos, covers faintly foxed & marked, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners. (Estimated date: 1949, Trove catalogue.) A delightfully illustrated coloured viewbook of Melbourne, Australia's second largest city. Consists mostly of full-page illustrations with captions, interspersed with some pages of text. Our Book No: 6733. $15 AUD.

311. O'Connor, J. G. (1881). A Brief History of the Founding of the Sacred Heart Presentation Convent, Wagga Wagga [etc]. Wagga Wagga, NSW: J. G. O'Connor. 102 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, few black & white drawings (including frontispiece), small stain front cover, corner tip creased front cover, some edgewear spine & edges, non-author written dedication. Title continues: "Together with an Account of the Solen Blessing and Opening and a Full report of the Sermon Preached on the Occasion by His Grace Archbishop Vaughan, to which is added a Detailed List of the Receipts and Expenditure for Convent, Church, School, and Presbytery". Compiled, edited and printed by J. G. O'Connor, printer and publisher. Written dedication states: "To dear Mrs Keneally (Matilda), with loving good wishes from Mt Erin, Wagga". Our Book No: 17391. $120 AUD.

312. O'Donahue, T. A. (1904). Colliery Surveying: A Primer Designed for the Use of Students and Colliery Manager Aspirants (Reprint ed). London: Macmillan & Co. 163 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 26211. $15 AUD.

313. O'Regan, William (1817). Memoirs of the Legal, Literary, and Political Life of the Late the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran, Once Master of the Rolls in Ireland (1st ed). London / Dublin: James Harper / Richard Milliken. 316 pp. 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). 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. Our Book No: 12606. $20 AUD.

314. Olympics (1956). Olympic Games, Melbourne 22 Nov - 8 Dec 1956: Official Programme for the 1956 Olympic Games. [Melbourne]: Organizing Committee XVIth Olympiad / Australian News and Information Bureau. n/a pp. Folded sheet, very good condition, colour drawings, map, pages lightly toned as usual. This large folded sheet opens out to 20 panes, which contain a program of events, a history of the Olympic Games, a map of Melbourne, and sketches of the main venues. Drawing of athlete handing the Olympic torch to another athlete (in front of a map of Australia) on front cover. Lithograph printing by P. C. Grosser, Melbourne. Our Book No: 9857. $15 AUD.

315. Opper, F. [Frederick Burr] (1903). Our Antediluvian Ancestors (1st UK ed). London: C. Arthur Pearson. Unnum 204 pp. Hardback large quarto (29 x 22.6 cm), red cloth cover with gilt text & decoration (lightly soiled, tight binding), very good condition, top edge gilt, frontispiece & full-page black & white cartoons (plates), front free flyleaf and one page creased, free flyleaves toned, free flyleaves & pastedowns slightly foxed, extensive pencil drawing on rear free flyleaf, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Each cartoon has a verbal caption on the facing page, and a pair of blank pages lies between each cartoon. A selection of cartoons by the pioneer American cartoonist and illustrator. The cartoons are taken from a comic strip, The Antediluvian Ancestors, in the New York Journal (a William Randolph Hearst newspaper) from 1901. The characters in the cartoons portray prehistoric behaviour - as if such human behaviour has not changed even today. Our Book No: 12471. $80 AUD.

316. Orchestra, Sydney Symphony (1946). The Australian Broadcasting Commission Presents the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 18 pp. Paperback small octavo, card covers, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), very good condition, black & white drawings, few text-photos & adverts. The programme guide for a concert on Saturday, 7th December, 1946. The Australian Broadcasting Commission, in conjunction with the NSW Government and the Municipal Council of Sydney, presents the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Town Hall, Sydney. Guest conductor: Joseph Post. Soloist: Eunice Gardiner. Includes old adverts from the 1940s. Our Book No: 21663. $10 AUD.

317. Ormanian, Malachia; Poladian, Terenig (editor) (1955). The Church of Armenia: Her History, Doctrine, Rule, Discipline, Liturgy, Literature, and Existing Condition (2nd or revised ed). London: A. R. Mowbray & Co. 219 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, good plus condition (in good dustjacket), small edge pieces missing jacket (flap clipped, small edge tears repaired, spine toned), library markings (taped spine labels, rubber stamps, white ink), base cloth spine mottled, flyleaves lightly toned & foxed, edgewear, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The standard history of the Church of Armenia, written by the former Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople (now Istanbul) (1841 - 1918). Originally published in 1912. This revised edition includes updates by Bishop Poladian of Lebanon. (From the library of the Moore Theological College, Newtown.). Our Book No: 16559. $20 AUD.

318. Orton, A (1938). The Diesel Engine: An Introductory Treatment of the Principles of Working, Construction, and Operation of Diesel Engines (Revised, reprint ed) [Pitman's Technical Primers]. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. 121 + 12 pp. Hardback small, very good condition, black & white drawings (some full-page), endpapers & edges lightly foxed, pages faintly toned, slight colour loss patch front cover, top corner front cover & spine ends lightly bumped, bookshop label spine & front pastedown, owner's written name & date front pastedown, minor edgewear. This small book explains the elements of the various types of engines, and the basic principles, methods, and construction which applies to diesel engines of all types. The book has been revised since its first edition in 1923, to bring it generally into line with present knowledge and practice. Our Book No: 29167. $18 AUD.

319. Palmer, A. H. (1892). The Life and Letters of Samuel Palmer, Painter and Etcher: Written and Edited by A. H. Palmer (1st ed). London: Seeley & Co. Limited. 424 pp. Hardback large octavo, rebound half-leather (black spine label with gilt lettering, ornate gilt bands spine ends), speckled board covers & new endpapers, very good condition, red lettering title page, black & white etchings (including frontispiece portrait, original etching MISSING), edges untrimmed, minor light toning & foxing. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition. Compiled by his son, Alfred Palmer. Samuel Palmer (1805 - 1881) was an English landscape painter, etcher, printmaker and prolific writer. He was a key figure of English Romanticism, and produced visionary pastoral paintings, under the influence of William Blake. In 1909, Alfred burned a great number of his fathers' notes and sketchbooks so this volume has become a vital source for Palmer's life. Includes catalogue of exhibited works at rear (20p) + publisher adverts (2p). Original sketch (The Willow) MISSING, otherwise 23 engravings spread over 19 pages. Our Book No: 14006. $300 AUD.

320. Park, Ruth (1953). A Power of Roses (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 217 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), minor wear bottom edge, pages & edges toned, toning reverse side jacket particularly spine (minor edgewear, small edge tears). First edition. Roses were rarely seen at the old Jerusalem Hotel. A simple novel of the Sydney slums (Dawes Point, under the shadow of the Sydney Harbour Bridge), teeming with good feeling and derelict humanity. By Irish-Australian writer. Our Book No: 20035A. $12 AUD.

321. Partrige, Sydney; [Partridge, Sydney]; Murray, E. H. (illustrator) (1907). Rocky Section: An Australian Romance. Brisbane: Steele Rudd & Co. Ltd / Powell & Co. (Printers). 188 pp. Hardback octavo, very good condition, pictorial tan cloth cover (lightly marked), black & white plates (including frontispiece), new endpapers, pages lightly toned (notably last page), minor edgewear, rubber bookshop stamp title page. An historical romance set in rural Australia. This novel originally appeared as a serial in "Steele Rudd's Magazine". The author's name is also Sydney Partridge in some other novels, and is a pseudonym for Kate Margaret Partridge (1871 - 1953), who wrote novels jointly with another writer. Contains all four plates (rarely found). Review: "This is an Australian love story pure and simple. A young Queenslander falls in love with a fascinating girl from town but is jilted in favour of a titled man with money. He becomes a misogynist of the deepest dye, and buries himself in a veritable wilderness called Rocky Section — miles from anywhere. One day he discovers a girl near his place who has evidently lost her way and fainted from sheer exhaustion. He takes her to his hut and revives her, only to find that she has lost her memory and cannot tell where she comes from. He hates women with a bitter hatred, but is on the horns of a dilemma. What happens? "The way out" is most interesting, but you must read it for yourself.". Our Book No: 16426. $150 AUD.

322. Paterson, A. B. (1917). Three Elephant Power and Other Stories (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 140 pp. 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. Humorous short stories originally published in the Bulletin magazine, Evening News, Town and Country Journal, Sydney Mail, and Pastoral Review. Our Book No: 17438. $25 AUD.

323. Paterson, A. B. (Banjo) (1934). Happy Dispatches (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 210 + 2 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket (missing, as common), good plus condition, red cloth cover (black lettering, spine faintly faded), frontispiece portrait, edges & endpapers slightly foxed (minor few pages), front free endpaper toned (other pages faintly toned), some edgewear. First edition. Australia's great bush poet also was a war correspondent during the Boer War, and during WW1 he served in Egypt and Palestine. He describes meetings with Lord Roberts, Rudyard Kipling, Winston Churchill, Viscount Allenby, "Chinese" Morrison (among other famous people). Our Book No: 17351. $80 AUD.

324. Paterson, A. M. (1906). The Colonial Horse Doctor (Reissue ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 100 + 12 pp. 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. 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.). Our Book No: 40022. $50 AUD.

325. Peace, Justice of (1804). The Justice of Peace's Guide, Being a Collection of Precedents, Relating to the Office of Justice of Peace (10th ed). Dublin: Peter Hoey (Printer). 200 + [14] pp. 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. (Tenth edition, published in Dublin, 1804.) A rare antiquarian Irish legal book. Includes table of contents (14p) at rear. Our Book No: 12626. $150 AUD.

326. Penfold, A. R.; Morrison, F. R. (1934). Tung Oil (Chinese Wood Oil) from Australian Grown Trees of Aleurites Fordii (Hemsley), with a Note on A. Montana (3rd ed) [Technological Museum Bulletin]. Sydney: Technological Museum, Technical Education Branch. 30 pp. Paperback octavo, good condition, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card cover (lightly faded edges & spine), tables & black & white photos at rear, one page creased (during manufacture). A technical pamphlet about the Tung Oil tree, published at a time when plantations of this tree were being considered for Australia. Tung oil is used for polishing, preserving and water-proofing wood, for example, floor boards in old houses. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 12201. $10 AUD.

327. Penzig, Edgar F. (1985). The Sandy Creek Bushranger: A Definitive History of Ben Hall, His Gang and Associates. Sydney, Lane Cove: Historic Australia Publishing Company. 191 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour frontispiece, small toned patch prelim page, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear, owner's rubber stamp, autograph (author's written dedication), copy 1. A fascinating study of one of the most notorious bushrangers from that period of history that has become known as Australia's wild colonial days. (Large florid author's written dedication prelim page. Two newspaper clippings loosely inserted.). ISBN: 0958883602. Our Book No: 14125. $50 AUD.

328. Penzig, Edgar F. (1985). The Sandy Creek Bushranger: A Definitive History of Ben Hall, His Gang and Associates. Sydney, Lane Cove: Historic Australia Publishing Company. 191 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour frontispiece, pages faintly toned as usual, corner tip front cover creased, minor edgewear, remainder stripes top edge, non-author written dedication, copy 2. A fascinating study of one of the most notorious bushrangers from that period of history that has become known as Australia's wild colonial days. ISBN: 0958883602. Our Book No: 14125A. $60 AUD.

329. Penzig, Edgar F. (1990). Bullets, Blades and Bravery: Stories and Weapons of Australia's Wild Colonial Days. Katoomba, NSW: Tranter Enterprises. 206 pp. Hardback large octavo, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, rear cover minimally scratched, plastic cover coating little loose (in groove along spine), minor edgewear, review copy sticker, autograph (author's written name). (Unnum. copy of a limited edition of 1,000 copies.) A comprehensive illustrated description of most of the weapons - both firearms and edged - used during the period known as Australia's wild colonial days. Embraces the settlers, the goldfields, bushrangers, police and volunteer military units. Consists of a series of stories, arranged loosely from 1850 to 1900, recreating mental pictures of these colourful and turbulent times. ISBN: 0958765049. Our Book No: 13357. $120 AUD.

330. Pickersgill, M. Gertrude (1947). Practical Miming (Revised reprint ed). London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. 117 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good condition, blue cloth cover, black & white drawings (few single-colour), black & white text-photos, lightly foxed (mainly edges & flyleaves), pages lightly toned as common, edgewear, owner's written name & date. A principal teacher of dramatic arts explains the practical methods of teaching miming to all types and ages. Includes inventive mimes, miming of folk songs, ballads and stories - and advice on decor, costumes and staging. Our Book No: 11577. $10 AUD.

331. Pickworth, Charles (1944). Logarithms for Beginners (Reprint ed). London: Emmott & Company. 43 + 7 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good condition, paper covered boards, figures, tables, corner tips front cover little creased, endpapers & some pages lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, bookseller label inside front cover, minor biro annotation. The purpose of this little book is to give a more detailed and practical explanation of logarithms and their various applications than found in the text-books on algebra and trigonometry. Our Book No: 29467. $25 AUD.

332. Picot, James; Christesen, C. B. (foreword, editor) (1953). With a Hawk's Quill (1st ed). Melbourne: Meanjin Press. 62 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (in good dustjacket), frontispiece drawing, edges lightly foxed, jacket lightly foxed (chipped, closed edge tear), edges & pages lightly toned, bottom edge lightly worn. This book is a memorial to a man who was loved and respected by his fellows, one who was among the younger poets of greatest promise in Australia. The editor has grouped Picot's poems according to mood and subject. There is a frontispiece portrait of the poet. Our Book No: 26026. $15 AUD.

333. Pope, Mr [Alexander] (1925). The Rape of the Lock: An Heroi-comical Poem in Five Canto's [Haslewood Books Series]. [England]: Chiswick Press / Frederick Etchells and Hugh Macdonald. 59 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing) as common, very good condition, red & black text on title page, board cover, cloth spine (little mottled, gilt spine lettering), black & white drawings (including frontispiece), untrimmed edges, minor edgewear & toning. (No 590 of a limited edition of 725 copies.) Set up from an octavo of 1718, with a very few substitutions from later readings, and preserving the six-line illustrations. A mock-epic poem, in which a hideous crime is committed at a fashionable London society gathering. The victim is the beautiful, innocent Belinda, her attacker is the dastardly Baron, and his weapon of choice is a pair of scissors. A sharp and witty tale of the most famous bad hair day in the history of literature. Our Book No: 15635. $20 AUD.

334. Postgate, Raymond (1969). The Agamemnon of Aeschylus. Cambridge: Rampant Lions Press. 141 pp. Hardback large octavo, very good condition, brown cloth cover (gilt spine lettering on black label), glassine acetate no jacket (missing), bookplate, autograph (author's written name). (Limited edition of 500 autographed copies.) A private press book. Text edited by Raymond Postgate, with an introduction, a commentary and a translation into modern English prose. Bookplate of Geoffrey Farmer. Our Book No: 15658. $30 AUD.

335. Potts, H. W. (1910). Pigs and Their Management (1st ed). Sydney: Department of Agriculture New South Wales / William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer. 182 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 28156. $30 AUD.

336. Potts, H. W. (1917). Pigs and Their Management (2nd ed). Sydney: Department of Agriculture New South Wales / William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer. 192 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, original pictorial papered boards, black & white drawings & photos, figures, front free endpaper removed, boards sunned and marked, endpapers toned & lightly foxed, pages lightly toned (light foxing some pages), fore-edge flecked, spine faded, cover corners & spine ends little worn & bumped, small tear fore-edge two pages, slight loss fore-edge one page. Second edition. 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. Our Book No: 29013. $30 AUD.

337. Prichard, Katharine Susannah (1945). Haxby's Circus (1st Australian stated ed) [Australian Pocket Library]. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 269 pp. Paperback small, good condition, pages & inside covers toned, staples lightly rusted, spine faded (little loss spine ends), tiny edge tears covers, front cover corner creased, rubber stamp, slight loss fore-edge three pages, small tear along spine at rear cover join, small tear top spine at cover join. Australian novel in which a young women discovers herself while touring with a country circus. Our Book No: 26616. $15 AUD.

338. Prince, Arthur; Goldston, Will (introduction); Sterling, Louis (copyright) (1920). The Whole Art of Ventriloquism. London: Will Goldston. 93 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good condition, slate grey cloth covers, monochrome illustrations, frontispiece (tissue guard), tiny pinhead hole some pages, edges foxed, endpapers lightly toned & foxed, some pages lightly foxed, some edgewear corners, bookplate inside front cover, rubber stamp. This is the story of the ventriloquist Arthur Prince. In his introduction Will Goldston states that he was friends with Arthur Prince, and had much respect for his work, and he persuaded him to write this book so that his talents could be more widely known. (Estimated date, 1920, rubber stamp.). Our Book No: 30113. $30 AUD.

339. Prinsep, Mrs A.; Princep, Augustus (1981). The Journal of a Voyage from Calcutta to Van Diemen's Land: Comprising a Description of That Colony During a Six Months Residence (Facsimile ed) [Prinsep's Journal: Tasmaniana Facsimile Editions]. Hobart: Melanie Publications. 117 pp. Hardback small square quarto, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, half leather binding, marbled boards, raised bands & gilt decoration spine, large foldout colour drawing, colour plates, frontispiece, bookshop sticker front pastedown. Facsimile of a book originally published in 1833. No. 51 of a limited edition of 325 copies. From original letters selected by Mrs A. Prinsep from Augustus Princep's journal. The original sketches were drawn during the years 1829 and 1830. The illustrations for this facsimile edition were produced by Jim Borham of Craftsman Press, Melbourne, from colour transparencies filmed by the Tasmanian Film Corporation. (Large foldout panoramic view of Hobart Town. Eleven colour plates. The text paper is Glastonbury Antique Blue. The endpapers are Lineweave Colonial Bass Strait blue. No 3 in this facsimile series.). ISBN: 0908415028. Our Book No: 40139. $240 AUD.

340. Publishing Company, Commercial (1903). Old Times: Volume 1, no 1 to Volume 1, no 3 [3 issues]. Sydney: Commercial Publishing Company. 235 pp. 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. 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). Our Book No: 15214A. $100 AUD.

341. Pullen, H. W. (anon); Scott, Walter (English publisher); Cole, E. W. (Australian publisher) (1895). The World of Cant (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 403 + 14 pp. 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. 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.). Our Book No: 40085. $50 AUD.

342. Punshon, E. R. (1948). The Bath Mysteries. Sydney: Invincible Press. 160 pp. Paperback small octavo, fair plus condition, stapled (rusted), pages notably toned & little foxed, covers toned (creased along spine), spine ends rebacked, few tiny holes some rear pages, corner one page folded, edgewear, otherwise complete and intact. Crime fiction novel, originally published by Victor Gollancz, 1936. Cover blurb: "Death stalks its unsuspecting victims on the Thames Embankment in this dramatic thriller." Bobby Owen, related to the peerage, but a very earnest young member of Scotland Yard's famed detective force, is faced with a problem when a missing ne'er-do-well cousin, Ronnie, is found to have died horribly in his bath tub. (Estimated date, 1948, Trove catalogue.). Our Book No: 16534. $40 AUD.

343. Pyke, William Thomas (1886). Conduct and Duty: A Treasure-book of Intellectual, Physical, Social, and Moral Advice: Selected from the Teachings from Thinkers and Writers of All Times and Countries. Melbourne: E. W. Cole. 266 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, green cloth cover (gilt decoration & spine lettering), all edges gilt, endpapers toned, minor edgewear, bookshop rubber stamp. The Melbourne author has collected these many good thoughts from old-world literature worldwide. Dedicated to "the natives of Australia, who, in the new world, are rapidly developing into a nation which promises to take a high position among the best and worthiest of the world's states." (Estimated date, Trove catalogue. A popular book, published by the eccentric Melbourne bookseller. Lists one shop in Sydney, one in Adelaide.). Our Book No: 17171. $30 AUD.

344. Qantas (1970). The Spirit of Australia: Qantas Airways. Not Stated: Qantas Airways. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, sepia (brown-coloured sketches), colour photos, minimal edgewear. (Estimated date, 1970.) An easy to read pamphlet about the Australian airline, the oldest in the English-speaking world. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 20881. $10 AUD.

345. Rader, Melvin; Laski, Harold J. (preface) (1939). No Compromise: The Conflict Between Two Worlds. London: Left Book Club / Victor Gollancz. 381 pp. Paperback, good condition, card covers (spine little creased during manufacture), pages & covers lightly toned, rear cover lightly foxed, top corner tips pages faintly creased, minor edgewear corners. The struggle between two worlds (democracy and fascism). Written by a lecturer of philosophy, University of Washington. He leaves the traditional themes of philosophy to write about the dangers fascism for the survival of philosophy, and for demographic society in general. Our Book No: 20699. $10 AUD.

346. Railways, Commonwealth; Bartlett, R. H. (photographer) (1965). Menu: Trans-Australian Railway Menu Card. City Not Stated: Commonwealth Railways. Unnum 2 pp. Paperback tall trade, thin card, colour photo on cover, light toning & foxing, spine rubbed, written annotation rear side This menu provides a dining car service breakfast on the Trans-Australian Railway (from Port Augusta to Kalgoorlie, across the Nullarbor Plain). The colour photo on the card cover is a view of Standley Chasm, Central Australia. There are signatures of four of the passengers on the rear side. (Estimated date, 1960s.). Our Book No: 40038. $15 AUD.

347. Railways of Tasmania, Government (1936). Government Railways of Tasmania Official Time Table and General Information from 24th February, 1936, Until Further Notice (1st ed). Tasmania: Walter E. Shimmins, Government Printer. 106 + 22 pp. Paperback small trade, good plus condition, thin card covers, concealed staples, tables, fold-out map inside rear cover (small tear in foldline), black & white text-photos, adverts, pages little toned, few light stains front cover, top corner rear cover creased, corner tips covers & pages slightly creased. This wonderful but scarce little book is packed with time tables, advertisements and useful information. A great addition to any Australian history or train book collection. A well cared for copy of this rare book which is in good condition for its age. Our Book No: 40132. $160 AUD.

348. Rayner, E. O.; Nye, P. B. (1940). MAP: Cloncurry Gold and Mineral Field Plan Showing Generalized Geology and Positions of Mines [Cloncurry Plate 1]. Australia: Northern Aerial and Geophysical Survey. N/a pp. Ephemera, large format folded map, very good condition, multicoloured drawing, sheet lightly toned, tiny pinholes along one edge, minor edgewear & foxing, rubber library stamp reverse side. A handsome collectible geological map of the Cloncurry mineral field in Queensland. Contains the facsimile signatures of assistant geologist Rayner and executive officer Nye, dated 1940. Our Book No: 4190. $30 AUD.

349. Rayner, John; Bewick, Thomas (1947). A Selection of Engravings on Wood by Thomas Bewick [King Penguin Series]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 55 pp. Hardback small, good condition, paper covered card covers, black & white drawings (engravings), light foxing endpapers, faint internal foxing few pages, pages faintly toned as usual, covers lightly marked, bookshop sticker. In this delightful little book, Rayner tells some of Thomas Bewick's life story. The wood engravings reproduced are all the same size as the originals. The names below the birds and animals are those given to them in the books from which they are taken. The large cuts of the lion and elephant in the end-papers were done by Bewick for a menagerie proprietor in 1799. The figure drinking from a hat in the vignette at the head of the text on page five is said to be Bewick himself. (Heritage Angus & Robertson sticker inside front cover.). Our Book No: 23555. $10 AUD.

350. Reid, Thomas C. (1908). 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 (2nd ed). Melbourne: Commonwealth of Australia / E. W. Cole. 96 pp. 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. 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.). Our Book No: 17173. $50 AUD.

351. Reid, T. (Thomas) (1934). Where White and Brown Meet. London: Trefoil Publishing Company. 328 pp. 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. (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". Our Book No: 18020. $80 AUD.

352. Remington (1908). Directions for Using the Remington Standard Typewriter: Visible Models 10 and 11. New York: Remington Typewriter Company. 22 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white drawings, faint vertical crease covers & pages, pages lightly toned, minor foxing edges. (Estimated date, 1908.). Our Book No: 15011. $20 AUD.

353. Rice, Tamara Talbot (1949). Russian Art. West Drayton, Middlesex: Pelican Books / Penguin Books. 276 pp. Paperback, good condition, black & white text-photos centre spread, blue heritage cover, covers & pages toned as common, edgewear, rubber stamp. Cover blurb: "A Survey of the Development of Russian Architecture, Painting, Sculpture and Peasant Arts from the Tenth Century to the Present Day". A history of Russian art and architecture, especially commissioned by Penguin books. Our Book No: 10664. $10 AUD.

354. Rietstap, J. B.; Rietmann, O.; Kelly, William (1867). Australie: De Jongste Zee-en Landreizen in dat Werelddeel, aan het Volk Verhaald. Leiden: Van den Heuvell & Van Santen. 274 pp. 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. (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). Our Book No: 15603. $400 AUD.

355. Robertson & Mullens, publisher; St John, P. R. H. (foreword) (1944). Australian Wild-flowers: A Popular Introduction to the Wild-flowers of Australia, with Notes on Their Characteristics and the Localities Where They May be Found (With Notes on Their Garden Cultivation and Identification Lists) (4th ed) [National Handbook]. Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens. 32 pp. Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, pictorial card covers, stapled (rusted), colour & black & white drawings, few marks rear cover, covers little toned as common, some edgewear (mainly spine ends), written & dated dedication, rubber stamp. Fourth edition. A popular introduction to the wild-flowers of Australia, with notes on their characteristics and the localities where they may be found. There are 28 illustrations, including 16 in full colour. This is a great little pamphlet to have for anyone interested in Australia’s wonderful flora. (No 9 in this series of handbooks. Illustration blocks generously paid for by the Shell Company. Foreword from Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.). Our Book No: 20660. $10 AUD.

356. Robertson, Max (1957). The Game of Mah Jong [Mahjong] (18th ed). Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs. 52 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, blue card cover, black & white drawings, foldout table at rear, staples rusted, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, bookshop rubber stamp, owner's written name. Eighteenth edition (1957 or later). A brief but definitive description of this popular Chinese tile game, which has spread throughout Asia and later worldwide. Includes 1957 supplement (4 pages in red text) explaining changes to the rules. (Title includes Chinese characters. Price 3/6. Rubber stamp of Barker's Book Store, Brisbane.). Our Book No: 17382. $20 AUD.

357. Robertson, Major General Brian H. (1943). The Forces Guide to Tripoli. Tripolitania: British Military Press. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback, good condition, stapled pamphlet (single staple, rusted), spine little creased & tiny tear, covers little creased & marked, pages lightly toned, edges foxed, horizontal crease in covers & pages (previously folded), light foxing covers & pages, some edgewear. This pamphlet lists the clubs in Tripoli (Libya) that are common meeting places for men from Great Britain, the Dominions and the United States, for soldiers, sailors, airmen and merchant seaman. A interesting pamphlet for someone collecting military ephemera. Our Book No: 40043. $20 AUD.

358. Rose, Ronald; Rhine, J. B. (foreword) (1957). Living Magic: The Realities Underlying the Psychical Practices and Beliefs of Australian Aborigines. New York: Rand McNally. 240 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), appendices, edges toned & little foxed, jacket creased (small edge pieces missing, edgewear), tape marks endpapers, tick mark front flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. A pioneering investigation into the magical and paranormal beliefs and experiences of Australian Aborigines. Modern parapsychological tests reveals the roles played by ESP, telepathy, hypnotism, psychokinesis, and suggestion in Aboriginal magic. Our Book No: 4247. $20 AUD.

359. Roskolenko, Harry (1947). Notes from a Journey: Poems (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Meanjin Press. 45 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, card covers (with flaps), edgewear & light toning covers, edges chipped, cover partly split along spine, staples rusted (loose at one staple), rear cover lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, spine scuffed & worn. The poems are written by Harry Roskolenko (1907-1980) who was an American poet who spent much of the 1940s in Australia when he collaborated with Sidney Nolan. The dustjacket is a rare Sidney Nolan design. Our Book No: 40130. $25 AUD.

360. Ross, Ronald K.; Hunter, T. G. (foreword) (1948). A Dictionary of Petroleum Terms (1st ed). Sydney: New Century Press. 119 pp. Paperback trade, brown flexible covers, very good condition, edges lightly foxed, pages faintly toned, spine little rubbed, corners covers little worn. This dictionary has been written to help people who need some knowledge of the meaning of the terms used in the petroleum industry. The author has used simple everyday language to explain the terms used. Also be of interest to people who collect old engineering and geology books. Our Book No: 29149. $35 AUD.

361. Roy, Mme; Perron, J. (1909). Les Explorations Geographiques au XIXe Siecle. Paris: Societe d'Edition et de Publications. 256 pp. 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. (Estimated date, 1909, bookplate.) Title in English: "Geographic explorations of the 19th century". A worthy worldwide survey of exploration, written in the French language. Our Book No: 16808. $100 AUD.

362. Royal (1922). The Van Sant System of Touch Typewriting for Royal Typewriters. [New York]: Royal Typewriter Company. 40 pp. Paperback large octavo, grey cover, stapled pamphlet (stapled top edge), good plus condition, black & white drawings, typewritten text, faint horizontal crease covers & pages, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear & corner creases, minor foxing edges, owner's name & address (typewritten). Instruction booklet: the top pages are read first, then - after turning the book over - continue reading the reverse pages. Our Book No: 15014. $30 AUD.

363. Sanderman, J. W. (editor) (1953). Ford Engines: Industrial, Agricultural, Marine and Automobile (8 and 10 h.p., V8 30 h.p., Major Tractor, Consul, Zephyr Six) (1st ed). London: George Newnes. 236 pp. Hardback very small, dustjacket, very good condition (in fair dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, adverts, appendix, edge pieces missing jacket (about 80% complete), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Specially compiled to meet the requirements of mechanically-minded owners and operators, and for all those engaged in the maintenance and repair of these popular Ford engines. Our Book No: 4567. $15 AUD.

364. Savage, Richard; Jones, Peter (illustrator) (1997). The Bastard, a Poem, by Richard Savage, Son of the Late Earl Rivers: Inscribed to Mrs. Bret, Once Countess of Macclesfield (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Savage Club of Melbourne / Littlewood Press. Unnum 20 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, black card cover (with flaps & string binding), title label front cover. (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. ISBN: 1875718249. Our Book No: 16671. $60 AUD.

365. Sawyer, Jessie; Sims, Sara Moore (1945). The Coronation Cookery Book, Compiled for the Country Women's Association of New South Wales, Australia (4th ed). Sydney: Country Women's Association of New South Wales (CWA). 286 + 10 pp. Paperback small octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, thick card cover (edge pieces missing covers & repaired, scratched), many text-photos, cartoons, adverts, pages toned & little foxed, new cloth spine, archival tape repair front & rear inner hinge, tide marks top edge front endpapers, some edgewear. Fourth edition. This popular cookbook for rural women was originally published in 1937. Many classic period adverts. Our Book No: 17370. $120 AUD.

366. Sayers, Dorothy L. (1939). Strong Meat. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 44 pp. Paperback small, good condition, errata slip tipped in, spine frayed (pages firm), top edge lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, rear cover scratched, edgewear. The English crime-fiction novelist offers strong support for Christianity. Our Book No: 11918. $10 AUD.

367. Schachner, Robert (1912). Austraalia ja Uusi Seelanti: Maa, Kansa ja Talous (Mukaellen Suomensi A. K.). Jyvaskylassa: K. J. Gummerus Osakeyhtio. 61 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, card cover, pages lightly toned, spine little torn (repaired), minor edgewear. 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.). Our Book No: 16556. $30 AUD.

368. Schimberg, Albert Paul (1948). The Story of Therese Neumann (Reprint ed). Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing. 232 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), frontispiece, sepia photos, pages lightly toned, faded spine jacket (edge tears, loss spine ends, flap clipped, reverse side lightly toned), protected by removable semi-archival plastic sleeve. The acclaimed biography of Therese of Konnersreuth, the German mystic and stigmatist. Our Book No: 24463. $15 AUD.

369. Scoresby, Rev. William; Smith, Archibald (editor) (1859). Journal of a Voyage to Australia and Round the World, for Magnetical Research (1st ed). London: Longman, Green Longman, & Roberts. 96 + 315 + 24 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, original black embossed cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), colour plates, black & white engraving frontispiece portrait, tables, figures (some colour), foldout colour map loosely inserted (fragile, repaired, plus facsimile copy), new endpapers, few end pages edges repaired, errata slip tipped in, pages faintly toned (edges toned), minor edgewear. First edition. Pages 1 - 96: "Exposition of magnetical principles ... disturbance in iron ships". Followed by, pages 1 - 315: "Narrative of the voyage". Rev. Scoresby (1789 - 1857), the noted Arctic explorer, later became the first navigator to investigate the changes in magnetism in an iron ship as it sailed from the northern to southern hemisphere. He was appointed in 1855 to the Liverpool Compass Committee which investigated the deviation of the compass in wooden and iron ships in response to losses at sea caused by compass errors. In 1856 he and his his wife sailed on the maiden voyage of the "Royal Charter" to Australia and back, to make systematic observations on the magnetism of iron ships. He was awarded an honorary MA degree at Melbourne University during this visit. His pleasing results were published in 1859 after his death. (Ferguson 15510. Publisher's catalogue at rear. Includes facsimile of foldout map, loosely inserted.). Our Book No: 16813. $650 AUD.

370. Scott, O. R. (1956). Fun with Foam: Handcraft with Plastic Foam. Sydney: Central Press. 16 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet, card cover (slightly creased), very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, sticker mark. (Estimated date, 1956, Trove catalogue.) This pamphlet celebrates the new wonderful use of plastic foam in craft designs. Cover subtitle: "Do It Yourself ... Patterns." A companion manual to his books "Basketry the Easy Way" and "Cane Furniture the Easy Way". Our Book No: 17450. $13 AUD.

371. Searcy, Alfred (1911). By Flood and Field: Adventures Ashore and Afloat in North Australia. Melbourne: George Robertson & Co. 327 pp. 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. (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. Our Book No: 16202. $35 AUD.

372. Selleck, Frank; Nathan, Maurice A. (1956). XVIth Olympiad: Melbourne Australia 22 Nov. - 8 Dec. 1956. Melbourne: Printed by G. W. Green. 16 pp. Paperback quarto, pamphlet, stapled (rusted), very good condition, black & white text-photos, single-colour vignettes, minor edgewear, minor creasing (particularly one page), cover lightly soiled. Souvenir brochure for the Melbourne Olympic Games (1956). Contains official program (1 page) and photos of the venue. But mostly a list of cities and towns of Australia that visitors to Australia may wish to include in their plans. Our Book No: 15436. $15 AUD.

373. Sewell, Edward (1898). The Examination of Horses as to Soundness: And Selection as to Purchase (1st ed). London: Bailliere, Tindall and Cox. 86 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 40019. $100 AUD.

374. Shackleton, Edward; Tweedsmuir, Lord (preface) (1939). Arctic Journeys: The Story of the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition 1934-5 (2nd ed) [Black Jacket Books]. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 318 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), maps, figures, pages lightly toned, reverse side jacket lightly toned & marked (rear cover marked, small loss base spine, small edge tears, minor edgewear), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. The noted polar explorer gives a vivid description of a winter spent far inside the Arctic Circle. Our Book No: 25293. $18 AUD.

375. Sheed, F. J. (1948). Man: The Forgotten (Reprint ed). London: Sheed & Ward. 63 pp. Paperback, very good condition, card cover, small dent front cover (shows on several internal pages), minor edgewear. A Christian pamphlet reflecting on the spiritual nature of man, which can rebuild the social order, which has become distorted because of the rise of Hitler. Our Book No: 5097. $10 AUD.

376. Sheed, F. J. (editor) (1933). The Irish Way (Cheap ed). London: Sheed & Ward. 343 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, rebound green cloth cover (spine title label), new endpapers, pages lightly toned, corner tips few pages folded, foldout map at rear, minor edgewear. An anthology of 18 essays on important Irish Roman Catholics, from Saint Patrick (389 - 461) to Matt (Matthew) Talbot (1856 - 1925). Our Book No: 4262. $20 AUD.

377. Sheldon, Capt E. G. (1942). Sheldon's Map Reading and Field Sketching: Self Instructor (Reprint ed). Sydney: Mingay Publishing. 128 pp. Paperback trade, fair plus condition, figures, colour foldout map inside front cover, internal foldout map (archival tape repair, little creased), covers little creased & marked (spine chipped), internal staples (very rusted), few page corner tips creased, edges little toned, minor foxing (mainly front endpapers), edgewear (edge tear rear cover), owner's written name. A collectible Australian instruction book on map reading, published during World War 2 (WW2), The author was chief instructor, First Australian Army Map Reading and Field Sketching School, and senior survey draftsman, NSW Department of Lands. Our Book No: 16696. $15 AUD.

378. Shepherd, Catherine (1946). Daybreak: A Play in Three Acts (2nd ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 67 pp. Paperback thin trade, dustjacket, good condition, card covers (jacket fixed to boards), yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), illustrated endpapers, edges & pages lightly toned, loss from jacket front bottom edge (chipped), small tear rear fore-edge, corners & top spine lightly worn; yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins). This play was produced by Olive Wilton for the Hobart Repertory Theatre Society, at the Theatre Royal, on Saturday, 30 July 1938. The action of the play takes place in the parlour of Simon Martel's house in Hobart Town, in the year 1830. Our Book No: 26056. $10 AUD.

379. Sikes, Bartholomew (1860). Sikes' Tables of the Concentrated Strength of Spirits, with Directions for the Use of His Hydrometer [etc] (Revised ed). City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. 143 + 7 pp. 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). 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. Our Book No: 28856. $80 AUD.

380. Simon, E. D. (1939). The Smaller Democracies (1st ed). London: Left Book Club / Victor Gollancz. 191 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, tables, cover corners lightly bumped, edges endpapers & flyleaves lightly foxed (few spots title page), pages lightly toned as usual. A book about democracy in peace time, by Sir E. D. Simon. A study of the efforts that are being made to overcome the difficulties of entrenching democracy in modern society (particularly Europe) on the brink of WW2. Our Book No: 26065. $10 AUD.

381. Sinnett, Frederick (1979). An Account of the Colony of South Australia, Prepared for Distribution at the International Exhibition of 1862, Together with a Catalogue of all the Products of South Australia, Exhibited in the South Australian Court of the International Exhibition. Adelaide: Austaprint. 100 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, beige cloth cover (patterned black leather spine), large foldout map at front, minor edgewear, pen mark front cover, large bookshop sticker rear cover. (No 282 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Estimated date, 1979, Trove catalogue.) Originally published in 1862 (London and Adelaide editions, the latter actually not containing the map). Includes early explorations, gold mines, emigration, wages, public works and institutions. ISBN: 0858723360. Our Book No: 16882. $50 AUD.

382. Sirius (1940). The Animal Lover: Book of the Animal Welfare League Victoria. [Melbourne]: W. Cruickshank (Printer) / Animal Welfare League of Victoria. 216 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, concealed staples (rusted), thin card covers, black & white text-photos, black & white adverts, pages lightly toned, bottom corner front cover removed, minimal insect damage spine & few page edges, tiny loss spine (ends rubbed), white background rear cover lightly toned, light foxing edges, light stain first page, edgewear. (Estimated date, 1940, Monash University Library catalogue.) This book is edited by "Sirius", writer on kennel topics in "The Argus" newspaper. The Animal Welfare League of Victoria was formed in 1929 at Toorak, Victoria. The many photos make this a collectable book for animal lovers. Our Book No: 28944. $30 AUD.

383. Slater, Pat; Slater, Peter (illustrator) (1979). The Observer's Book of Birds of Australia. Sydney / London: Methuen of Australia / Frederick Warne. 202 pp. Hardback very small, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour text-photos, few black & white drawings, spine lettering little faded, spine bumped, internally excellent. From the scarce Australian series of Observer's Books. Describes all families and 150 different species of Australian birds, plus introductory advice on observing birds. The entry for each bird consists of a brief description, common and Latin names, habitat, eating and breeding habits, and a colour photo. ISBN: 0454000774. Our Book No: 13288. $15 AUD.

384. Smart, Christopher; Broadbent, J. B. (editor); Lamb, Lynton (artist) (1960). A Song to David. Cambridge / London: Rampant Lions Press / Bodley Head (distributor). 40 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawing frontispiece, dual-colour text, patterned paper-covered board cover, quarter-bound cream spine, minor edgewear jacket (flap clipped, small edge tears), base spine little bumped, minor foxing edges & endpapers. (No 39 of a limited edition of 600 copies.) A poetic song, with commentary by Smart himself and Broadbent. Broadbent is a fellow, King's College, Cambridge. The cream spine is Linson vellum. Printed by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, and bound by Mansell. Loosely inserted: Prospectus for the book (4p), plus newspaper clipping (review). Our Book No: 15637. $20 AUD.

385. Smith, Coultman (1947). Shadow over Tasmania: For the First Time - the Truth about the State's Convict History (6th ed). Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 150 pp. Paperback small, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, spine cover repaired archival tape, small edge piece missing front cover, pages lightly toned as common, edgewear. According to the foreword by the premier of Tasmania, Robert Cosgrove, this book treats the convict days in a bright, common-sense manner with none of the morbidity and horror which have too often stamped such work. The author has also uncovered some new facts that place a refreshing new light on the topic. Our Book No: 2656. $15 AUD.

386. Smith, Stephen (1958). The Great Broken Hill: The Romance and History of the Greatest Silver Lead City in the World. Ilfracombe, Devon: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd. 112 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good plus dustjacket), loss bottom edge rear cover jacket, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. An historical novel about Broken Hill, a lead-zinc mining town in far western New South Wales. Our Book No: 13204. $12 AUD.

387. Smith, Sydney G. (illustrator); Bertie, Charles H. (1911). Old Sydney: Illustrated by Sydney G. Smith, Described by Charles H. Bertie. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 77 pp. 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. (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". Our Book No: 17088. $200 AUD.

388. Smith, W. M. (1934). Wellington Valley (Oxleys Vale of Tempe): Boomerang Week 19th to 25th March, 1934 (1st ed). Wellington, NSW: Wellington Times (printer). 32 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), thin card covers, good condition, minor edgewear, tiny chip spine ends, minor wear spine, covers creased, pages toned, bookplate inside front cover, sticker covers thinned area title page. The history of the old town of Wellington and district in New South Wales (NSW). The booklet is divided into Pastoral Settlement from 1817 to 1850, Pastoral and Mining from 1850 to 1862, and Pastoral, Mining and Land Settlement 1862 to 1934. This is a great little booklet for anyone who wants to learn about this fascinating part of our history. Our Book No: 26212. $10 AUD.

389. Sorenson, Edward S.; Lindsay, Percy (illustrator) (1925). Murty Brown. Sydney: States Publishing Company. 190 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 4047. $15 AUD.

390. South Australia, National Gallery of (1949). English Furniture (Picture Book of Furniture) (1st ed). Adelaide: National Gallery of South Australia. 21 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), good plus condition, black & white photos, light rubbing covers, minimal foxing title page, minor edgewear. The National Gallery had acquired a small collection of English furniture, representing some of the finest styles. The pieces selected represent the evolution and different phases of the furniture of England. There are 20 black & white illustrations. Cover title: "Picture book of furniture". Our Book No: 22071. $10 AUD.

391. Sowden, W. J.; Tate, Prof. Ralph (appendix) (1882). 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. Adelaide: W. K. Thomas & Co. 192 + 6 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 16204. $60 AUD.

392. Sproule, James; Sproule, Mary B.; Gowrie, Lady Zara (foreword) (1942). Someday: A Book for Those Who Serve (In Aid of Our Prisoners of War). Sydney: James & Mary Sproule. 96 pp. Paperback very small, good condition, card cover, tear near internal hinge first few pages, base rear cover stained, covers lightly marked, written & dated dedication. A small anthology of short war prose and poetry pieces, compiled by the Sproules, in support of Australian POWs. The foreword is by the president of the Australian Red Cross. Our Book No: 4015. $10 AUD.

393. Squibbs, Amy E. A.; Le Fleming Burrow, J. (foreword) (1946). Aids to Materia Medica for Nurses (Reprint ed) [Nurses Aids Series]. London: Bailliere Tindall & Cox. 196 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, good condition, red cloth cover, tables, few black & white drawings, endpapers lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, two faded spots rear cover, spine ends little rubbed, spine little faded, bookseller’s label front pastedown, owner's written name. A complete textbook for nurses. These small books are designed to be easy to carry around so the nurse has an easy-to-read book at hand when needed. This edition has been thoroughly revised, the chapters on Specific Drugs and Vitamins virtually rewritten, and a table of Doses and Drugs in common use added. A wonderful little book for the collector of old medical books. Our Book No: 40071. $18 AUD.

394. Stanton, Victor E. (1940). For the Student: I Must Be Fit (5th ed). Sydney: Band of Hope Union / Youth Temperance Educational Council of N.S.W. 32 pp. Paperback very small, card cover (spine cloth), very good condition, black & white text-photos, sticker mark front cover. (Estimated date, 1936 - 1940.) A tiny little health reader circulated to schools in New South Wales. Foreword by Woodfull, an ex-captain of the Australian test cricket team. Our Book No: 12929. $15 AUD.

395. State, Doris (1940). Mrs State's Australian Cook Book. Sydney: Sydney County Council. 162 pp. 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). First edition. A community cookbook written for the Sydney County Council. Our Book No: 17555. $50 AUD.

396. Steele, Rev. Jas (1916). Early Days of Windsor, N. S. Wales (2nd ed). Sydney: Tyrrell's Limited. 248 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, original olive cloth cover (black lettering), black & white photos (including frontispiece), two maps at rear, foxing edges & endpapers & some internal pages (otherwise some minor foxing), some bubbling front cover cloth, minor edgewear. Written by the Rev. Jas Steele, being a detailed history of the town of Windsor and the Hawkesbury area on the Hawkesbury River, New South Wales. Covers Windsor's history from exploration starting in 1788 and the first settlers in 1794 through to 1915. First published as a series in the "Windsor and Richmond Gazette" between August 1914 and February 1915. As a result of public interest and input, the text was revised and added to in order to make it more accurate and inclusive. Includes information on pioneer families, street name origins, Old Government House, churches, cemeteries, schools, judiciary, government institutions, the Hawkesbury River, bridges, weather, professions, newspaper, horse racing, etc. Our Book No: 16476. $40 AUD.

397. Stevens, Henry N.; Barwick, George F. (translator) (1930). New Light on the Discovery of Australia: As Revealed by the Journal of Captain Don Diego de Prado Y Torvar (1st ed). London: Henry Stevens, Son and Stiles. 261+3 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, maroon cloth cover (gilt decoration & lettering, minimal flecking), maps (including foldouts), two maps in rear pocket, page edges untrimmed, endpapers & edges little foxed, spine ends chipped, minor edgewear, minor pencil annotation, owner's written name & date & address. First edition. This book is based on the discovery of a long lost manuscript 'Relacion' by Captain Prado y Torvar, who accompanied Pedro de Quiros on his famous voyage of exploration to the South Seas in 1605 - 1606. One of the most important historical finds of modern times, as it provides previously unknown details about how Luis de Torres took command and sailed his boats around southern New Guinea (through the strait now named after him) and up to Manila. Annotated translations from the Spanish by Barwick. (Also simultaneously published by the Hakluyt Society.). Our Book No: 16662. $80 AUD.

398. Stevens, Kate (1939). Games for Parties: Competitions, Games for Small Parties and Many Players, Tableaux, and Charades and Ideas for Dances (1st ed). London: Ward, Lock & Co. 128 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in fair dustjacket), edges toned & lightly foxed, pages lightly toned (few lightly foxed), edge tears jacket (small loss corners, piece missing spine ends, flap clipped, reverse side foxed), tear bottom edge one page, inner hinge little split (pages firm), few pencil ticks, old price marks, written names front pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. A book useful for organisers of socials, hotel and shipboard entertainments, and also helpful to the giver of the most modest of house parties. Our Book No: 25705. $10 AUD.

399. Stevens, Lyla; East, Deirdre (illustrator) (1950). Animals of Australia in Colour. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 61 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, pictorial board cover, very good condition, edges little worn, full-page colour drawings, flyleaves & rear pastedown lightly toned, tiny tear spine, owner's written name & details. (Estimated publication date, 1950.) This very informative and well illustrated book describes the many very special animals that are found in Australia. Our Book No: 24096. $15 AUD.

400. Stewart, Douglas; Lindsay, Norman (illustrator) (1946). Ned Kelly: A Play (2nd ed). Sydney: Shepherd Press. 163 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, dark blue cloth cover (gilt sketch front cover & spine lettering, little flecked), good condition (in fair dustjacket), full-page black & white plates, black & white vignettes, tide marks jacket (some bleeding red colour to reverse side, edgewear, little scratched & soiled), some tide marks top edge & fore-edge last several pages & some red bleeding (previous water contact now dry), edges lightly foxed, owner's written name, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This second edition is slightly revised from the original 1943 edition, and contains 18 illustrations by Norman Lindsay, which capture to perfection both the spirit of the drama and the atmosphere of the period. A script for a radio play, first performed by the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) in June 1942. (A suitable reference copy of this scarce book, but not a collectible copy.). Our Book No: 14861. $50 AUD.

401. Stewart, J. J. (John Jenkins) (1946). Saga of the South Seas. Sydney: Tip-Top Publications. 96 pp. Paperback, fair condition, heritage pictorial cover, adverts, edges & pages lightly toned, small edge pieces missing front cover, tiny dent several pages, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear & creasing. Estimated date: 1945 - 1947 (Trove catalogue). Small booklet containing essays on some of the colourful characters of the South Pacific. The delightful old-style colour painting on the front cover depicts three local beauties. Advert rear cover: "Become an artist - quickly. Let Brodie Mack teach you at home". SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 11166. $10 AUD.

402. Stewart, W. K. (1961). Brown's Signalling: How to Learn the International Code of Visual and Sound Signals (6th ed) [How to Learn the International Code of Signals: All Methods of Signalling Explained]. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd, Nautical Publishers. 211 pp. Hardback small, good plus condition, thick card covers, red cloth spine, black & white drawings, colour plates, charts, tape marks endpapers, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear, internally excellent, owner's written name. This wonderful little book is based on Information contained in Vol. 1 of the 1931 International Code of Signals. This book contains all the instructions relative to visual and sound signalling, and it has been compiled to provide a progressive course of study - the subjects being arranged in a suitable order. Five pages of colour plates (flags) have been added. Our Book No: 26205. $10 AUD.

403. Stillings, Henrich (1923). Jugend: Eine Wahrhafte Geschichte [Youth: A True Story]. Berlin & Leipzig: George Jacob Decker. 169 + 11 pp. Hardback very small, marbled cloth boards, leather spine (gilt decoration & lettering), very good condition, pages toned, minor foxing, minor edgewear. German language. Originally published 1777 (title page), this being a 1923 reprint. Autobiography of the early life of Johann Heinrich Jung, the German author, physician and academic (1740 - 1817). "Henrich Stillings" is a pen name. Our Book No: 15501. $40 AUD.

404. Stott (1923). Stott and Hoare's Typewriting Manual: Touch Typewriting: Sections 1 & 2 (2 booklets). Sydney: Stott & Hoare's Business College. 32 + 42 pp. Each volume: Hardback small folio (30 x 21.3 cm), thick card cover (green cloth spine, little soiled), pages lightly toned, rubber stamps, edgewear, old price marks. Volume 1: fair condition, front cover vertically torn (repaired), board exposed bottom corner front cover, owner's written name. Volume 2: good plus condition. Instruction booklets. Section 1 contains Lessons 1 - 52. Section 2 contains Lessons 51 - 69. Cover of both volumes has rubber stamp (covering Stott & Hoare): "Chartres Business College amalgamated with". Loosely inserted: Remington Typewriter Keyboard Diagram (one sheet, edge tears repaired). Our Book No: 15015. $80 AUD.

405. Stumpf, George (1800). An Essay on the Practical History of Sheep in Spain, and of the Spanish Sheep in Saxony, Anhalt Dessau &c. (1st English ed). Dublin: Dublin Society / Printer: Graisberry & Campbell. 277 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 12603. $350 AUD.

406. Suares, Andre (1915). Occident: Commentaires sur la Guerre des Boches IV [West: Commentaries on the German War IV]. Paris: Emile-Paul Freres. 108 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, floral paper-covered boards, red cloth spine (gilt decoration & lettering), floral endpapers, wide text margins, untrimmed edges, minor edgewear, pencil annotation front free flyleaf, initialled bookplate front pastedown. The fourth volume of commentary on World War 1 (WW1), this time the Western front. Our Book No: 14298. $15 AUD.

407. Sun, Newspaper (1946). Program Guide: Know Your Cricket Supplement from The Sun Newspaper. [Sydney]: The Sun. 4 pp. Ephemera, small thin card folded once, very good condition, lightly toned, fold line little rubbed, tiny tear base of spine, corners little creased. Stated date: 1946 - 1947. A folded card displaying a diagram explaining the usual positions of fieldsmen together, with a list of all first class fixtures that year. Our Book No: 40141. $10 AUD.

408. Sussmilch, C. A. (1914). An Introduction to the Geology of New South Wales (2nd ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 269 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 17261. $50 AUD.

409. Swinburne, Gwendolen H. (1923). Womanhood in the Life of the Nations (1st ed). Melbourne: Australian Student Christian Movement Corporation. 108 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, minor edgewear, covers faded, spine faded & creased, edges & pages lightly toned, top & bottom edges foxed, minimal foxing few pages, little loss spine ends. This book has been inspired by a book entitled "The Young Woman Citizen" which was written by Mary Austen for the use of the Y.W.C.A of U.S.A. Part 1 has been written as an historical summary of principles and tendencies which may be useful as a basis for the study of citizenship to-day. Part 2 contains material useful for discussing topics of present interest to citizens of Australia. Our Book No: 26570. $20 AUD.

410. Swire, J. (1937). King Zog's Albania. New York: Liveright Publishing. 302 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket (missing), very good condition, black & white plates (including frontispiece), minor flecking red-brown cloth cover, owner's written name & details. One of the first detailed foreign accounts of life in the rarely visited Balkan country of Albania. (American edition. This edition lacks the foldout map, unlike the Robert Hale edition.). Our Book No: 15517. $90 AUD.

411. Teachers Association of NSW, Public Schools Cookery (1963). The Commonsense Cookery Book (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 238 pp. Paperback, fair condition (reading copy), black & white text-photos, adverts front & rear pages, covers & edges foxed, corner tips few pages creased, pages very toned, covers creased, edgewear, sticker mark base spine. Subtitle: "Over 500,000 copies sold". An intact tight copy of this popular cookery book for New South Wales schools, and which also became very popular with the general public. Classic adverts for Tulip Margarine, Mother's Choice Flour, Aunt Mary's Baking Soda, Hi-Fri Solid Cooking Oil and Kitchen Pride Stainless Steel Sinks. Our Book No: 16809. $30 AUD.

412. Tebbutt, John (1887). History and Description: Mr Tebbutt's Observatory, Windsor, New South Wales. Sydney: Joseph Cook & Co., Printers. 74 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 16587. $70 AUD.

413. Tennant, D. (1944). In the Track of the Native (4th or revised ed). City Not Stated: Thomas Tennant. 50 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card cover (little scuffed), stapled (staples rusted), good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, edgewear. Photographs of Aboriginal Australians collected over a period of 80 years, depicting land, customs, daily life, and ceremonial and artistic activities, particularly northern Queensland (some scarce, tending towards the exotic). Includes some photos from Papua New Guinea. Accompanied by short essays to explain some of the photos. Our Book No: 14981. $15 AUD.

414. Thomas, Dylan (1956). Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog (Reprint ed). London: Guild Books / J. M. Dent. 128 pp. Paperback small, good plus condition, heritage pictorial cover, pages toned, edgewear. Autobiographical novel based on the young Welsh poet's childhood, before he moved to London. In this, his third book, the author deepens his now recognisable gift of Blake-like fantasy with a sense of drama. He introduces realism into the story, enriching it with bold character studies, bizarre and humorous scenes, moments of revelation and terror, and paroxysms of love and hate. Our Book No: 11832. $10 AUD.

415. Thomas, N. W. (1906). Natives of Australia: With Thirty-two Full-page Illustrations and One Map (1st ed) [The Native Races of the British Empire]. London: Archibald Constable and Company. 256 + 32 pp. 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. 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.). Our Book No: 28877. $140 AUD.

416. Thomas, St (1937). St Thomas' Church Port Macquarie (5th ed) [Third Oldest Church in Australia Built in December, 1824]. Sydney / Port Macquarie, NSW: D. S. Ford (Printer) / Parish of Port Macquarie. 52 pp. Paperback oblong trade, very good condition, red card cover, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), string binding, black & white text-photos, edgewear & small edge tears covers. A reprint of a pamphlet originally published in 1924 to mark the centenary of the building of this church as Port Macquarie, New South Wales. Our Book No: 15960. $80 AUD.

417. Ticehurst, Norman F (1909). A History of the Birds of Kent. London: Witherby & Co. 568 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 12589. $80 AUD.

418. Timms, E. V. (1952). The Challenge (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 316 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), edgewear jacket (light toning reverse side, small closed tears, slight loss spine ends, small piece missing spine, chipped, rear cover scuffed), edges & pages lightly toned, non-author written dedication. First edition. No 5 of a set of 12 Great Southland Saga novels - historical romance, set in early Australia. Our Book No: 27296. $14 AUD.

419. Timms, E. V. (1953). The Scarlet Frontier (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 312 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. First edition. No 6 of a set of 12 Great Southland Saga novels - historical romance in early Australia. Our Book No: 3024. $15 AUD.

420. Timms, E. V. (1955). Ten Wicked Men. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 250 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear, owner's written name front free flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. An abridged version of the his novel "Maelstrom", first published in 1938. A powerful and fascinating novel of high drama and deep-chuckling mirth, about the maelstrom of events in New France surrounding the great Cardinal Richelieu and his clever successor Mazarin. Includes adventures in England (mentions Cromwell) and French Canada. Our Book No: 14593. $15 AUD.

421. Timms, E. V. (1956). Shining Harvest (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 246 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), faint foxing reverse side jacket (chipped, spine ends & corners worn), few small age marks endpapers, pages lightly toned. First edition. No 9 of a set of 12 Great Southland Saga novels - historical romance in early Australia. Our Book No: 14132. $20 AUD.

422. Timms, E. V. (1956). The Falcon. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 235 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), pages lightly toned, edge tears & minor loss jacket (minor edgewear), endpapers toned. First edition, as this title. The writer of Australian historical romances here produces an historical novel set in the 17th century England. During the reign of Charles II, Englishmen saw the power and ambition of Louis XIV of France a deadly threat to their nation. Plot and counter-plot simmered under the glittering surface of court life, ever ready to explode into violent action. Originally published in 1931 as "Whitehall". Our Book No: 25069. $15 AUD.

423. Tolischus, Otto D. (1944). Tokyo Record (1st Australian (Wartime) ed). Melbourne / London: George Jaboor / Hamish Hamilton. 287 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), some pages glossy, reverse side jacket faintly stained at base (edgewear & small edge tears), edges lightly foxed, flyleaf lightly browned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Incisive account of how Japan entered WW2, by American journalist who was a prisoner of war of the Japanese (and who previously had beeb expelled by the Nazis from Germany). Discusses military cliques and secret societies. Our Book No: 3456. $15 AUD.

424. Tompkins, Allan J. (1967). The E. R. B. Digest Number One [Edgar Rice Burroughs]. Melbourne: Allan J. Tompkins. 56 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, black & white drawings (including inside covers), black & white photos, staples little rusted, tiny scuff spine ends. This scarce booklet is an amateur Australian and non-profit fanzine dedicated to Edgar Rice Burroughs (first and only issue published). There is an indexed guide to the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs at the end. Our Book No: 28545. $60 AUD.

425. Tory, Alan; Haxton, Elaine (illustrator) (1943). Rain on Tin Roofs: Australian Broadcast Talks and Essays. Sydney: George H. Dash. 127 pp. Paperback small, dustjacket (fixed along spine), good condition (in good dustjacket), spinewear (tear repaired & piece removed base spine), some edgewear, bookshop rubber stamp. The author is minister of St Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Sydney. These essays were published in the the Sydney Morning Herald, and/or as talks broadcast over over ABC radio. Our Book No: 17611. $15 AUD.

426. Tothill, J. D.; Taylor, T. H. C. (assistant); Paine, R. W (assistant) (1930). The Coconut Moth in Fiji: A History of Its Control by Means of Parasites. London: Imperial Bureau of Entomology, Government of Fiji. 269 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, good condition, black boards, figures, black & white & colour plates, frontispiece colour map, boards minimally rubbed & marked, inner hinge little split (pages firm), spine little slack, edges & pages faintly toned, small scuff mark title page & front flyleaf, gum residue inside front cover (label removal), minor edgewear. Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is about the control by parasites of the purple moth known as Levuana iridescens, B.B., which was destroying the leaves of coconuts and reducing the production of copra in Fiji, in 1924. The many drawings and plates make this a good volume to add to a nature collection. (Plus unnum. pages of plates at rear.). Our Book No: 25419. $50 AUD.

427. Tourist Coaches, Pioneer (1960). Pioneer Highway Holiday Itinerary. City Not Stated: Pioneer Travel. Unnum 2 pp. Paperback tall trade pamphlet & separate folded quarto single-page itinerary, good condition, map, single-colour drawings, minor toning & edgewear, few marks, tiny holes top corner of itinerary (staple removed). A brochure with a single page itinerary for a journey from Adelaide to Melbourne on 27th August 1960. The name of the person taking the holiday is stamped on the front of the brochure and the single page itinerary has a stamp from a travel service in Perth, Western Australia. The no.136 - Issued August 1960 is on the itinerary. Our Book No: 40037. $10 AUD.

428. Tovey, Donald Francis; Foss, Hubert J. (editor); Walker, Dr Ernest (biographical foreword) (1946). A Musician Talks: The Integrity of Music: Volume 1 (3rd imp. ed). London: Oxford University Press (OUP). 161 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), pages & edges lightly toned, endpapers & edges lightly foxed, spine ends & edges little rubbed, flap clipped jacket (little faded including spine, faint scuff front cover), bookshop label front pastedown. This book is the permanent form of the late Sir Donald Tovey's Cramb and Alsop Lectures which he delivered at Glasgow and at Liverpool Universities respectively. Our Book No: 27591. $15 AUD.

429. Trafford Walker, A. (Arthur) (1943). The Stranger. Sydney: A. Trafford Walker / Moderne Printing. 45 pp. Hardback small, very good condition, red thick board cover (spine faded, small stain front cover), pages faintly toned, minimal foxing endpapers & page margins, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1943, Trove catalogue.). A parable on Jesus, by the minister, Hunter-Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Annandale. Sticker of the Church Missionary Society Book Room, Bathurst St, Sydney. Our Book No: 16868. $40 AUD.

430. Trans-Australia Airlines, TAA (1966). Route Maps and Flight Information: Your Flight Souvenir with the Compliments of Trans-Australia Airlines. Melbourne: Trans-Australia Airlines (TAA) / Printed by Wilke & Co. Ltd. Unnum 10 pp. Paperback tall trade (170 x 270 mm), very good condition, fold-out stapled pamphlet, maps, colour line drawings, minimal edgewear. An easy to read pamphlet about the Australian airline which began in 1946, and ceased operations in 1994. Includes Australia from A to Z, a selection of places and geographical features. (Estimated date, 1966, Museums Victoria, with picture.). Our Book No: 40146. $30 AUD.

431. Trans-Australia Airlines, TAA (1968). In-flight Information Whispering T-Jet Fleet Friendly Way Services: Individual Route Maps with Compliments TAA. Melbourne & Adelaide: Trans-Australia Airlines (TAA) / Printed by The Griffin Press / Dominion Press. Unnum 12 pp. Paperback tall trade (170 x 270 mm), very good condition, fold-out stapled pamphlet, pocket last page with brochure, maps, colour line drawings, staples little rusted, tiny mark front cover top edge, minimal edgewear. An easy to read pamphlet about the history of the Australian airline which began in 1946 and ceased operations in 1994. Maps showing TAA's vast air route network in Australia including Papua New Guinea. Includes Australia from A to Z, a selection of places and geographical features. Quarantine brochure in rear pocket. (Estimated date, 1968, Trove & printers code.) Our Book No: 40147. $30 AUD.

432. Trans-Australia Airlines, TAA (1972). TAA Air Atlas: Your Flight Souvenir Compliments of Trans-Australia Airlines. Melbourne & Adelaide: Trans-Australia Airlines (TAA) / Printed by Griffin Press / Dominion Press. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback tall trade (170 x 270 mm), very good condition, fold-out stapled pamphlet, pocket last page with brochure, maps, colour line drawings, staples little rusted, small scuff front cover, minimal edgewear. An easy to read pamphlet about the history of the Australian airline which began in 1946 and ceased operations in 1994. Includes Australia from A to Z, a selection of places and geographical features. Full of useful information. Quarantine brochure in rear pocket. (Estimated date, 1972, printer code.). Our Book No: 40148. $30 AUD.

433. Trans-Australia Airlines, TAA (1980). Your TAA Flight Companion, with the Compliments of TAA - Trans-Australia Airlines (1st ed). Melbourne: Trans-Australia Airlines (TAA). Unnum 8 pp. Paperback tall trade, pamphlet, very good condition, maps, few colour line drawings, colour photos, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. (Estimated date, 1965-66.) An easy to read pamphlet about the Australian airline which began in 1946, and ceased operations in 1994. Includes Australia from A to Z, a selection of places and geographical features. (Estimated date, 1965-66, printers code.). Our Book No: 40149. $30 AUD.

434. Treffry, Elford Eveleigh (compiler) (1912). Cole's Cyclopaedia of Familiar Quotations. Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide: E. W. Cole. 764 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, red cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), black endpapers, spine little faded & toned, bottom edge & spine little marked, front inner hinge little split (pages firm), some edgewear (notably top spine), minor annotation (mostly pencil), non-author written dedication. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. (Estimated date, written dedication dated 1912.) The scarce edition of these quotations published by the iconic Melbourne bookseller. These quotations were originally published as "Stoke's Cyclopaedia" in USA, 1906, and England, 1907. Subtitle: "Containing Five Thousand Selections from Six Hundred Authors, With a Complete General Index and an Index of Authors". (1 of 2 available copies.). Our Book No: 17243. $40 AUD.

435. Trevelyan, R. C. (1932). Rimeless Numbers. London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press. 80 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, good condition, marbled covers, title label front cover & spine, heavy foxing edges & first few pages (lesser foxing title page, plus spotted foxing to margins of some other pages), pages little toned, some edgewear, bookseller sticker. Scarce collectible verse play from the press of Virginia Woolf. Plus verse translations from classic texts at the rear, including Theocritus, Catullus and Ovid. The last page has a note on metre. (Sticker of A. H. Spencer, Melbourne.). Our Book No: 17683. $60 AUD.

436. Tucker, T. G. (1901). Things Worth Thinking About: A Series of Lectures upon Literature and Culture (1st ed). Melbourne: E. W. Cole Book Arcade. 236 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 29594. $20 AUD.

437. Turnbull, John (1806). 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. Wein (Vienna): In Kommission bei Anton Doll. 438 pp. 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 lightly toned (text only) & creased, edges speckled & lightly foxed, sticker & rubber stamp (minimal EX-LIBRARY). 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. Our Book No: 16748. $350 AUD.

438. Tyndall, John (1891). Notes of a Course of Nine Lectures on Light Delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain April 8 - June 3, 1869 (14th ed). London: Longmans, Green, & Co. 74 pp. 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. 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. Our Book No: 14166. $18 AUD.

439. Upfield, Arthur (1956). The Battling Prophet (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery) (1st ed). Melbourne: William Heinemann. 226 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), endpapers lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, reverse side jacket foxed along spine (flaps & rear cover lightly foxed, flap clipped), bookshop label front pastedown, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Collectible Australian crime fiction. Bony is on leave, staying with an old friend John Luton near Adelaide. John's old friend Ben Wickham, the meteorologist who had the uncanny ability to give accurate forecasts, had been found dead. John insisted that Ben did not die from drinking. Can Bony find out the truth? Originally serialised in the Sydney magazine World's News in 1955. (Bookshop label of Grahame Book Company, Sydney.). Our Book No: 27465. $100 AUD.

440. Ure Smith, Sydney; Stevens, Bertram (introduction) (1920). 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. Sydney: Privately Printed. Unnum 40 pp. 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),. (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.). Our Book No: 14610. $300 AUD.

441. Ure Smith, Sydney (editor); Stevens, Bertram (editor) (1921). The Macquarie Book: The Life and Times of Governor Lachlan Macquarie (Art in Australia, Tenth Number). Sydney: Art in Australia. Unnum pp. Paperback wide octavo, dustjacket (fixed at spine, edges little overlap card cover), good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped-in colour plates, black & white photos, adverts at rear, spine jacket little faded (spine torn), edgewear. The tenth issue of "Art in Australia". An illustrated life of the popular and influential governor of convict settlement in New South Wales. Our Book No: 16766. $50 AUD.

442. Ure Smith, Sydney (editor); Stevens, Bertram (editor); Jones, C. L. (editor) (1916). Art in Australia: First Series, no 1 (First Number). Sydney: The Editors. Unnum pp. 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. The collectible first issue of "Art in Australia", limited to 1000 unnumbered copies (as stated). Our Book No: 16765. $100 AUD.

443. Victorian Police, an Officer of [Borlase, James S.]; Condon, Edward O'Meagher; Harlowe, Guy (1893). Australian Tales of Peril and Adventure in Town and Bush [and] The Irish Race in America [and] Who Killed William Staunton, or the Story of the Inglethorpe Tragedy! Melbourne / Glasgow / Sydney: E. W. Cole / Cameron & Ferguson / New South Wales Bookstall Co. 248 + 316 + 247 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, new tan cloth cover (original black cloth spine retained, gilt lettering & bands), new marbled endpapers, advert at rear, corner title page REMOVED (some title text missing), pages lightly toned, edges little foxed (fore-edge little marked), some edgewear, rubber stamp front free flyleaf. An omnibus book published by E. W. Cole of Cole's Book Arcade, Melbourne. No omnibus copies in Australian libraries (according to Trove). Consists of three books bound together: Australian Tales of Peril and Adventure in Town and Bush, by James Borlase (anonymous) (E. W. Cole, 1893): The Irish Race in America, by Edward O'Meagher Condon (Cameron & Ferguson, 1880s): Who Killed William Staunton, or the Story of the Inglethorpe Tragedy!, by Guy Harlowe, a clerk in the Dead Letter Office (Crime fiction novel, NSW Bookstall Co., about 1890). Advert at rear for the book 'The Golden Secret: A tale of bush and convict life in Western Australia', advertised as 'the only rival to Marcus Clarke's great novel His Natural Life' (plus seven pages from the novel). Our Book No: 17518. $300 AUD.

444. Villon, Francois (1931). The Book of Francois Villon: The Little Testament and Ballads (Reprint ed). Boston: International Pocket Library. 64 pp. Paperback very small, very good condition, minor edgewear. Little booklet of ballads from the French poet and "King of the Vagabonds", dated 1456. This is the famous English translation by Swinburne, Rosetti and Payne. Our Book No: 2888. $10 AUD.

445. Virtue (1874). Prints: Set of 10 Colonial Australian Engravings, Printed on White Card. London: Virtue & Co. N/A pp. Each print: Oblong small quarto, black & white engraving on white card, very good condition, minimal foxing (some sheets), minor edgewear. [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). Our Book No: 14694. $40 AUD.

446. Vivian, Herbert (1899). Tunisia and the Modern Barbary Pirates. London: C. Arthur Pearson. 341 pp. 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. An account of Tunisia in the 1890s, said by the author to be more objective than previous prejudiced accounts by both French colonialsts and prejudiced English writers. Includes description of Islam, cuisine, natural history, customs, governance and the ongoing problem of pirates. Our Book No: 16485. $180 AUD.

447. Wakefield, N. A. (1955). Ferns of Victoria and Tasmania: With Descriptive Notes and Illustrations of the 116 Native Species. Melbourne: Field Naturalists Club of Victoria. 71 pp. Paperback trade, stiffened card covers, good plus condition, black & white drawings & photos, covers lightly marked, minor insect damage fore-edge rear cover. In 1934, the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria published a handbook, Victorian Ferns, that was used by nature lovers and students. This new book has been durably bound and a stiffened cover added to make it more practical in the field. New species have been added since the 1934 publication. Our Book No: 21724. $10 AUD.

448. Walsh, J. (1952). Hobart Cookery Book of Tested Recipes, Household Hints, and Home Remedies (11th ed) [The Hobart Cookery Book]. Hobart: J. Walch & Sons. 131 pp. Paperback small, no jacket, good plus condition, thick card cover (red cloth spine repair), pages lightly toned, stain bottom corner tip pages (page tips worn), some edgewear (notably cover corners, showing boards), rubber shop stamp. The eleventh edition of this popular Tasmanian cookery book. Period adverts at front and rear of book. Originally compiled by a Committee of Ladies for the Methodist Central Mission, Hobart (though this is not mentioned in this edition). (Publication date: foot of title page. Originally published, 1908. Sticker has 4 shillings price, and states 11th edition.). Our Book No: 17709. $80 AUD.

449. Waterhouse, E. G.; Feint, Adrian (illustrator); Jones, Paul (illustrator) (1947). Camellia Quest: With Four Plates in Colour and Six in Monochrome (1st ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 30 pp. Hardback folio, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped in plates (colour & monochrome), edgewear jacket (chipped, rear cover little rubbed & marked, few tiny dents front cover, lightly foxed & faded, small piece missing bottom corner front flap), few light creases along spine, bottom edge untrimmed, endpapers lightly toned, few foxed spots throughout, autograph (written names author & artists). No 132 of a limited to 550 copies, of which 500 are for sale, each autographed by the author and artists. Written after many years of research, much after long and patient delving into old records at the Mitchell Library. The exquisite illustrations will delight not only camellia growers, who will value them for their accuracy of detail, but also all lovers of this wonderful flower. Waterhouse was an Emeritus Professor of the University of Sydney. He has long been famous for his knowledge of camellias in Australia, both as a grower and a student of its history. Our Book No: 30356. $150 AUD.

450. Waterhouse, E. G.; Jones, Paul (illustrator) (1952). Camellia Trail: With Twenty-one Plates in Colour (1st ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 44 + 21 pp. Hardback folio, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tipped in colour plates, edgewear jacket (little chipped, small thinned area rear cover, little rubbed & marked, lightly foxed & faded, few light creases along spine), bottom edge untrimmed, endpapers lightly toned, few foxed spots throughout, autograph (author and artist.) Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First edition: An autographed unnumbered copy of a limited edition to 1000 copies. Written after many years of research, much after long and patient delving into old records at the Mitchell Library. The exquisite illustrations (21 plates) will delight not only camellia growers, who will value them for their accuracy of detail, but also all lovers of this wonderful flower. By Emeritus Professor of the University of Sydney, who has long been famous for his knowledge of camellias in Australia, both as a grower and a student of its history. Our Book No: 30357. $200 AUD.

451. Watson, Frederick (editor) (1913). The Beginnings of Government in Australia: By Authority. Sydney: W.A. Gullick, Government Printer. Unnum 23 + 95 pp. Hardback large folio (38.7 x 25.2 cm), black cloth cover, black spine label (gilt lettering), very good condition, pages slightly toned two fold-out), untrimmed page edges. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Consists of a 23-page introduction, and 95 pages of facsimiles of 17 original written documents relating to the first white settlement in Australia by Capt. Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet. The inaugural volume of the Historical Records of Australia series. Our Book No: 12998. $60 AUD.

452. Waugh, Andrew; Greenwood, William (furniture design); Ley, John (home plans) (1954). The Handyman's Complete Carpentry Guide (Local ed). Sydney: Daily Telegraph & Sunday Telegraph / Consolidated Press Production. 228 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings & text-photos, colour drawings endpapers, two colour pages with plans, colour frontispiece, minor edgewear jacket (tiny hole fore-edge, fore-edge rear flap worn), scuff on cover, bottom corner rear board worn, minor insect damage top edge boards, light foxing front flyleaf and reverse side of colour frontispiece, light toning rear endpaper, pages lightly toned. (Published either 1954 or 1960s, Trove catalogue. Daily Telegraph edition.) This book is a comprehensive guide to carpentry with profuse and accurate drawings, and clear methodological arrangement that is easy to follow. Our Book No: 25672. $18 AUD.

453. Weenink, H.; Hume, George (editor); White, Alain C. (editor) (1926). The Chess Problem [A. C. White's Christmas Series]. Stroud: Office of the Chess Amateur. 318 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, red cloth cover (gilt lettering, cover edges little faded), black & white photos (portraits, including frontispiece), drawings (chess boards), minor foxing edges, minor edgewear, shop sticker, minor annotation, non-author written dedication (prize). Classic textbook of chess problems, translated and revised from the original German edition. Part 1: the historical development of chess problems from the Middle Ages, with sections on the English, Bohemian, German and Dutch schools. Part 2: describes 22 main themes of chess problems (with sub-divisions). Includes about 370 individual chess problems, as well as portraits of 30 composers of chess problems, and an index of 1000 composers. (Written prize awarded in 1943 for a chess competition.). Our Book No: 17467. $250 AUD.

454. Welfare Work in Egypt, Co-ordinating Council for Lucas, A. (historical note) (1941). Services Guide to Cairo (1st ed). Cairo: Co-ordinating Council for Welfare Work in Cairo. Unnum 64 pp. Paperback very small square, fair condition only, card covers, stapled pamphlet (staple rusted), map inside rear cover, black & white illustrations & adverts, edgewear spine ends, covers & bottom corner rear cover creased, spine creased & rubbed, pages toned, edges foxed, little foxing few pages, covers little marked. This little booklet is published by a council for the welfare of the troops in Egypt with a view to providing useful information for officers and men of His Britannic Majesty’s Forces staying in, or on leave to, Cairo, including service clubs, restaurants and places of entertainment. A charming little booklet that would interest someone collecting military ephemera. Our Book No: 40041. $20 AUD.

455. Wells (and others), H. G. (1912). The Great State: Essays in Construction (Australian ed). Melbourne / London: E. W. Cole / Harper & Brothers. 380 pp. Paperback thick trade, good condition, cover little marked & scuffed, spine little creased (repaired), edges and margins of some pages foxed, minor edge tears top edge few pages, some edgewear. Australian edition. A collection of 13 essays (H. G. Wells as general editor) on the creative, constructive and inspiring ideal of a socialist state (also titled Socialism and the Great State, in another edition). The lead essay is by H. G. Wells. Also essays by E. Ray Lankester (science), E. S. P. Haynes (legal), C. J. Bond (health), Cecil Chesterton (democracy), Roger Fry (art), Rev. Conrad Noel, Hubert Trench (youth) and Hugh P. Vowles (tradition). The introductory essay by H. G. Wells discusses the past, including definitions of social life and the great socialist) state. A scarce book for the H. G. Wells collector. Our Book No: 17667. $100 AUD.

456. Western Australia, Government of (1927). Agriculture and Land Settlement in Western Australia (Western Australia no 1: Agriculture) (1927 ed). Perth: Fred Wm Simpson, Government Printer. Unnum 16 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, stapled pamphlet (each page folded into three panes), colour cover, black & white text-photos, maps, staples rusted, some edgewear, minimal annotation front cover. The is folded pamphlet promotes the benefits of agriculture in Western Australia. Covers wheat farming, cattle, fruit growing, vinyards, and government assistance for migrants. (Estimated date, 1927, printers code.). Our Book No: 4457. $60 AUD.

457. Westervelt, W. D. (1914). Legends of Maui: A Demi-God of Polynesia and of His Mother Hina (Ma-ui: The Demi-God) (Australasian ed). Melbourne: George Robertson. 182 pp. 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. 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.). Our Book No: 3759. $15 AUD.

458. Wheeler Robinson, H.; Brockington, Rev L. H. (editor); Payne, Rev E. A. (editor) (1946). Inspiration and Revelation in the Old Testament (1st ed). Oxford: Clarendon Press. 298 pp. Hardback octavo, good condition, navy blue cloth cover, gilt title spine, cloth cover little flecked, endpapers lightly toned & foxed, pages lightly toned, spine ends chipped, some pencil annotation. The general subject of these lectures is approached via three subordinate topics: God and Nature, God and Man, God and History. This volume, which Robinson had hoped to publish, contains the lectures he delivered before the University of Oxford as Speaker's Lecturer from 1942 to 1945. The two final chapters were written to conclude the lecture series when published, and were left in typescript. Dr. Robinson was unable, through the illness from which he died in May 1945, to finally revise the typescript, and this has been done by his two former colleagues. Our Book No: 30118. $20 AUD.

459. White, Paul; Jones, Lola (illustrator) (1943). Jungle Doctor on Safari (2nd ed). Sydney: George M. Dash. 110 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), drawings, endpaper maps, minor edgewear jacket, pages lightly toned as usual, minor foxing edges, autograph (author's written name). The second edition of the third book by the young Australian medical missionary working in Tanganyika on behalf of the Church Missionary Society. Our Book No: 15951. $15 AUD.

460. White, Patrick (1955). The Tree of Man (1st edition, 1st printing ed). New York: Viking Press. 499 pp. Hardback thick octavo, no jacket, very good condition, blue cloth cover, rebound leather spine (gilt spine lettering & vignette, decorative edges), new endpapers, pages faintly toned, bottom corner tips first several pages removed, otherwise minor edgewear. First edition (prior to English edition). Stan and Amy Parker are a young couple at the turn of the century set up home on a farm in an undeveloped area near the outskirts of a large Australian city. They grew up with the landscape, the trees, the new neighbours, droughts, floods. A timeless classic, radiating the beauty and tragedy of humanity. (Expert leather rebinding by David J. Newbold: his card loosely inserted.). Our Book No: 40204. $50 AUD.

461. Whitton, Ivo; Quirk, Eric (introduction) (1930). Golf: With Special High-speed Photographs and Slow Motion Cinema Slips (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne and Weekly Times. 96 pp. Paperback small, good condition, pictorial card cover, black & white text-photos, hinge little loose at covers, spine ends frayed, covers & edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, Trove catalogue. Presumed first edition, which was later reprinted by Robertson & Mullens in 1937 and 1947.) An illustrated handbook of golfing shots, with 40 illustrations. Our Book No: 15644. $25 AUD.

462. Wildey, William Brackley (1876). 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]. Melbourne: George Robertson. 426 pp. 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. 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.). Our Book No: 14280. $80 AUD.

463. Y. M. C. A., Hotel Windsor (1918). British Australian New Zealand Xmas Dinner 1918 Menu cards (2 cards) (1st ed). Paris: Schmidlin, Gr. 9, Rue Vignon. 4 pp. Each card: Ephemera small thin card, folded once, gilt edges, very good condition, minor edgewear, light toning, light foxing, tiny piece missing top edge one card, small mark one card. These two small cards are the menus for Christmas Dinner at the Y. M. C. A. Hotel Windsor, Paris. The menus are the same on both cards. The menus are mostly in French with a few words in English. One card has the name Lucie E Boyd hand written on it, the other card is slightly smudged and hard to read, the name is possibly Frank Wright Tic-Toc. Our Book No: 40121. $20 AUD.

464. Youatt, William (1879). The Dog. London: Longmans, Green & Co. 270 + 20 pp. 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. Cover subtitle: "Under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge." Plus 20-page catalogue of Longmans books at rear. Our Book No: 15526. $40 AUD.

465. YWCA, New Zealand (1930). The Girl Citizen. Auckland: YWCA New Zealand / Dawson Printing. 200 pp. Hardback small, grey cloth cover (spine lightly toned), good plus condition, black & white text-photos (including frontispiece), corners covers little bumped, pages lightly toned, some edgewear (mainly spine ends). Estimated date: 1930 (Trove catalogue). Scarce New Zealand booklet about the proper behaviour for girls, from the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA). SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 12502. $10 AUD.