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Charlie is My Darling
Anne Beale
The Religious Tract Society London, United Kingdom  
 Hard Cover General wear and minor marks to boards. Illustrated spine and front board. New endpapers. 288 pages with b/w illustrations. No date. Ocassional foxing thoughout.   Good+/No Jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007269  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Letter Writing and Etiquette
E.M. Busbridge
Collins Clear-Type Press London  
 Hard Cover 190 pages. No date. Foxing throughout. Minor tears to edges of 2 pages.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007020  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Coming Conquest of England
August Niemann
George Routledge and Sons Ltd London 1904 
 Hard Cover General wear and minor marks to boards. Spine shows Union Jack at half mast. Previous owners name and date at front free endpaper. Occasional foxing throughout. 384 pages. Translated by J.H. Freese.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006865  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Rajah
F.E. Penny
Chatto & Windus London, United Kingdom 1914 
 Hard Cover Lean to spine. General wear to boards. Colour illustration pasted to front board is intact and bright. Occasional foxing throughout. Previous owners name in pencil on the front free endpaper. 398 pages.   Fair/No Jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006868  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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An Emerson Treasury - Selected By Albert Broadbent
no author
George G. Harrap & Co London, United Kingdom  
 Soft Cover Gilt embossed green suede covers have general wear. Inscription to first blank page dated 1910. 45 pages with colour frontispiece. The Broadbent Treasuries, No. 9.  Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006874  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Crystal River
A.T. Nixon
A.C. World Sydney, NSW, Australia  
 Soft Cover Spots to front cover and crease and 2 small marks to rear cover. Contents good+. No date. 112 pages of mostly poetry by A.T. Nixon of Roslyn, NSW.   Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006879  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Story of the Filibusters to Which is Added The Life of Colonel David Crockett
James Jeffrey Roche
T. Fisher Unwin London 1891 
 Hard Cover Boards have general wear plus 5cm stain to front. Front and rear enpapers split exposing webbing. Foxing to endpapers. The story of the Filibusters = 194 pages with b/w illustrations (frontispiece and tissue loose). The life of David Crockett (abridged) = 373 pages. Part of 'The Adventure series'.  Good (minus)/No Jacket
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006884  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Strong Man’s Vow
Joseph Hocking
Cassell & Co London, United Kingdom 1907 
 Hard Cover General wear to boards. Occasional foxing throughout. 344 pages with 4 b/w illustrations plus ads. Illustrated front board.   Fair/No Jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006889  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Popery and Patronage ; or, Biographical Illustrations of Scotch Church History
Jabez Marrat
Wesleyan Conference Office London, United Kingdom 1881 
 Hard Cover Illustrated red boards with gilt titles have some general wear. Foxing to endpapers and early and late pages. Inscription to front free endpaper. 212 pages with 11 b/w illustrations.   Good+/No Jacket
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006847  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Violet Maitland; or, By Thorny Ways
Laura M. Lane
S.W.Partridge & Co London, United Kingdom  
 Hard Cover General wear to boards. Front enpapers split. Inscription on front free endpaper dated '97 and pencil note on last page dated '99 suggests publication date around 1897. Illustrated red boards. 160 pages with b/w illustrations plus 16 pages of ads.   Good (minus)/No Jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006835  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Philip Murton; or, By-Paths to the Light
W. Osborne Lilley
Australian Christian World Sydney, NSW, Australia  
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. Curling of page corners up to page 3. 126 pages with 3 b/w illustrations. No date.  Good (minus)
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006836  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Hudson Bay : or, Everyday Life in the Wilds of North America
Robert Michael Ballantyne
Thomas Nelson And Sons London, United Kingdom 1888 Fourth Edition
 Hard Cover Brown boards with gilt illustrations to spine and front have light general wear. Browning to endpapers. 6cm x 3 cm section torn from top corner of front free endpaper. Remainder of contents very good. 367 pages with 50 b/w illustrations designed by Bayard and other artists from sketches by the author.  Good+/No Jacket
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005747  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Lord Stranleigh Philanthropist
Robert Barr
Ward Lock & Co London 1911 
 Hard Cover General wear to boards with half a cm missing from top of spine.Small inscription at top of front free endpaper.Frontispiece loose.Occassional foxing throughout.320 pages with b/w illustrations plus 16 pages of ads.  Good/No Jacket
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005329  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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An Anthography of the Eucalypts
Russell Grimwade
Angus & Robertson Sydney, NSW, Australia 1930 SECOND EDITION
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear, repaired tears and small holes. 103 pages with 103 plates plus index to specific names and index to popular names.   Good+/Fair
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005020  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Brothers Turville
W. Osborne Lilley
Haughton & Co London  
 Hard Cover General wear and marks to boards consistent with age.Front and rear endpapers split exposing webbing.Contents tight and clean.134 pages with b/w illustrations.  Good/No Jacket
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004975  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great : Volumes 1 to 14
Elbert Hubbard
The World Publishing Company Cleveland, USA 1928 
 Hard Back General wear to boards. Rough cut side edges. Embossed front boards, green and gilt spines. Contents very good with b/w illustrations. Heavy set (approx 6kg).   Good/No Jacket
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004905  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Report on the Sewage Disposal System of Rochester, N.Y.
Edwin A. Fisher
John P. Smith Printing Company Rochester, N.Y. 1913 
 Hard Back 2cm split to bottom of spine. Marks to boards .Contents very good. 248 pages with b/w illustrations and pull out maps and charts.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004897  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wrong Diagnosis
J.E.Macdonnell
Horwitz Publications Sydney, Australia 1962 
 Paperback General wear to covers. Lean to spine. Pages tanned. 1" tear at bottom of page 61/62. Small previous owner name stamp at top of first page. 162 pages. Postage within Auistralia $8.00.   Fair
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004180  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Across Unknown South America Vol. II
A. Henry Savage-Landor
Hodder & Stoughton London, United Kingdom 1913 
 Hard Cover Boards have marks, fading and general wear particularly at top of spine. The bottom of pages143 to 157 have small tears and creases. Contents good. 504 pages with with b/w illustrations and 4 colour plates.  Fair+/No Jacket
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003523  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Tour Through Holland Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the South of Germany, in the Summer and Autumn of 1806
Sir John Carr
Fry and Kammerer (printers) Philadelphia 1807 
 Full-Leather Wear and marks to covers. Half a cm missing at top of spine. Title page loose. 301 pages (no illustrations).  Good/No Jacket
Price: 220.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003419  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Memoirs of Maximilian De Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry the Great Volume II
M. de L’Ecluse
A Donaldson (printer) Edinburgh 1770 
 Full-Leather Front board almost loose from spine. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate on front endpaper. General wear to boards and 'browning' of pages. Volume 2 only of 5 volumes. "Newly translated from the French edition of M. de L'Ecluse". 413 pages.  Good/No Jacket
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003421  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wanderings in the Roman Campagna
Rodolfo Lanciani
Houghton Mifflin Company Boston 1909 
 Hard Cover Gilt designs to spine and front board.Slight fading to spine.Top edge gilt, other edges rough cut.378 pages with b/w illustrations.  Good+/No Jacket
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002978  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ave Roma Immortalis : Studies from the Chronicles of Rome - 2 Volumes
Francis Marion Crawford
The Macmillan Company London 1899 Reprint
 Hard Cover Some fading to spine. Gilt top edge. Rough cut side edge. B/w illustrations with tissue protection sheet. Volume 1 = 332 pages , Volume 2 = 344 pages.  Good+/No Jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002966  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Antonio Allegri Da Correggio (from the German of Dr. Julius Meyer)
Edited, and with an Introduction By Mrs Charles Heaton
MacMillan & Co London, United Kingdom 1876 
 Hard Cover Green boards with gilt designs to front and spine. Boards have minor damage at top and bottom of spine,wear to corners and 2 very small white paint drops. Gilt edges.304 pages. There are 4 illustrations missing from the 20 listed.   Good+/No Jacket
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002977  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Boy's Own Paper London, United Kingdom  
 Hard Cover Edited and slightly abridged by C.H. Irwin. Presentation sticker dated 1927 on front free endpaper. Some marks and fading to boards. Occasional foxing. 562 pages with colour frontispiece, 16 b/w plates plus line drawings.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002635  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Character Sketches from Dickens
B.W. Matz (editor)
Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd London 1924 First Edition
 Hard Cover 146 pages with 30 colour illustrations,2 b/w illustrations of Dickens aged 27 and 56,facsimile of page of "Nicholas Nickleby" manuscript and facsimile Queen Victorias signature.All illustrations with tissue cover.The 2 b/w illustrations and 1 colour illustration are loose.Inscription on ffep.Wear etc commensurate with age.  Good/No Jacket
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001927  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Earthquakes
Arnold Boscowitz
George Routledge London, United Kingdom 1890 
 Hard Cover Translated from the french by C.B.Pitman. 395 pages with 57 b/w illustrations. Corners are bumped and scraped. General wear and soiling to boards. Some foxing and water marks on endpapers but overall condition of contents is good.   Good (minus)/No Jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001202  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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40 Australian Eucalypts in Colour
Drawn and Described By Stan Kelly, Edited By P.J. Hurley
Dymock's Book Arcade Ltd Sydney, NSW, Australia 1949 Limited Edition No 1915 of 200
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear with small chips and tears. Large gift inscription to front free endpaper. Signed by Stan Kelly on page following minor title page. Contents very good. 95 pages with 40 colour plates.   Good+/Fair
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001127  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Citrus Fruits - An Account of the Citrus Fruit Industry with Special Reference to California Requirements and Practices and Similar Conditions
J. Eliot Coit
MacMillan & Co New York, New York, U.S.A. 1920 
 Hard Cover General wear to boards. Small previous owners signature on front free endpaper. 520 pages with b/w illustrations.  Good/No Jacket
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001090  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wayside and Woodland Ferns - A Guide to the British Ferns,Horse Tails & Club-Mosses
Edward Step (Revised By A. Bruce Jackson )
Frederick Warne & Co London, United Kingdom 1945 New Edition
 Hard Cover Endpapers show imprint of old tape. Front endpaper has some tears and previous owners name. Foxing to minor title page. Remainder of contents are tight and clean. 144 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001068  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Half Hours with the Best Authors
Knight, Charles
Frederick Warne, London, 1884. New Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. New Edition. 557 pages. Minor edgewear to boards. Spots of soiling on rear board . Lightly tanned pages. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120143. Good
Price: 43.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120143  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Beeton’s Public Speaker : A Collection of Specimens of British and Foreign Eloquence
Various,
Ward, Lock & Tyler, London, No date. Early Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. 301 pages. Edgewear to boards. Previous bookseller's stamp. Edges browned . Published mid-late 1800s. 32 pages of adverts at end. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120146. Good
Price: 53.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120146  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Miss Lou
Roe, Edward P.
Ward Lock, London, No date. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. . 368 pages. Tanned pages with scattered foxing. Edges foxed and browned. Light soiling to boards. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120086. Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120086  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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The Story of Madge Hilton
Maitland, Agnes C.
Thomas Nelson,  No date. Not Stated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Not Stated. 294 pages. Binding is loose but intact. Lightly tanned pages. Title page is loose. Copyright information is missing. Soiling to boards. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120152. Fair
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120152  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Lectures on the Council of Trent delivered at Oxford 1892-3
Froude, James Anthony
Longmans, Green, London, 1905. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 339 pages. Minor edgewear and light rubbing to boards. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120153. Very Good
Price: 43.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120153  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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The Twin Houses and Other Tales of Real Life
Beale, Anne
Religious Tract Society, London, No date. Early Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. 208 pages. Sunday School stamp and a couple of numbers of front end page. Minor edgewear to covers. Tanned pages. Very rare Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120133. Good
Price: 149.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120133  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Sybil; or, The Two Nations - Novels and Tales #8
Earl of Beaconsfield,
Longmans, Green, London, 1882. Early Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. 489 pages. Minor edgewear to boards. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120310. Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120310  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Chambers’s Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts Vol 2
Author Not Stated,
W & R Chambers, Great Britain, No date. Not Stated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Not Stated. Minor edgewear to boards and some light rubbing and soiling. Previous owner's name in ink. Spine is faded slightly. Front and rear end pages are split and hinge causing binding to loosen. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Reference; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120311. Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120311  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Kenilworth
Scott, Walter
Thomas Nelson And Sons,  . 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. . Heavy creasing on spine, first few pages loose, presentation book plate on 1st page , yellowed pages, spine loose. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Historical; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 06120349. Fair
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 06120349  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Pictorial Adventure And Travel In All Parts Of The World
Neil, C Lang
Miles & Miles, London, 1906. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. . 320 pages. Publishing Date: 1906? - no publishing date or edition number but an "awarded to" sticker on inside of cover states 1906 when book was presented. Spine is faded. Back cover is taped to last page. Pages are all straight with no marks but are tanned, particularly around edges. Describes and contains B&W photos of a variety of places around the world. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 06120351. Good
Price: 73.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 06120351  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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The World’s Famous Pictures - 2 Volume Set
Conway, Martin & Homes, Charles
The Educational Book, London, No date. Not Stated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/. Not Stated. 2-volume set (complete). The binding of volume one is fully intact. The binding of volume two is loose and the hinge is cracked in several places.. The occasional print has foxing or thumb print in the margins but most are clean.. One of the colour plates (The Source by Jean Auguste Ingres) is missing. Both of these volumes have been protected for decades in plain cloth "jackets". This has kept the boards in excellent condition. Each volume contains 144 Mezzograuvres and 12 colour plates (1 colour plate missing from volume 1) with critical notes on each painting at the end of each volume. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 13020517. Good
Price: 315.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13020517  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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The Bravest of the Brave
Atteridge, H.
Cassell, London, 1900. Not Stated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Not Stated. 191 pages. Minor edgewear to boards. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Award presentation plate laid in. Edges foxed. Moderate spine lean. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children & Young Adult; Teenage Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120099. Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120099  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Alec Green
Hocking, Silas K.
Frederick Warne, London, No date. Assumed First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/. Assumed First Edition. 227 pages. Edgewear to boards. Lightly tanned pages. Gift inscription in ink on front end page dated 1892. Spine is faded. Red boards Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120103. Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120103  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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A New Graft on the Family Tree
Pansy,
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1889. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. . 331 pages. Front and rear end pages are split at hinges. Edgewear to boards. Previous owner's name in ink in four locations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120106. Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120106  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Little Foxes and How They Were Caught, and Peggy’s Inn
Benskin, E. Florence
Religious Tract Society, London, No date. Early Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Early Edition. 125 pages. Minor edgewear and rubbing to boards. Tanned pages with scattered foxing. Award presentation plate laid in (dated 1906). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children & Young Adult; Teenage Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120108. Good
Price: 90.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120108  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Through the Flood - The Story of an Out-of-the-Way Place
Stuart, Esme
W & R Chambers, Great Britain, No date. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. . 292 pages. Front hinge is taped. Rear hinge is barely attached. Boards are in very good condition. Lightly tanned pages. Award presentation plate laid in. Published in late 1800s. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120112. Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120112  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Alec Green
Hocking, Silas K.
Frederick Warne, London, No date. Assumed First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Assumed First Edition. 227 pages. Various pencil marks on front end pages. Rear free end paper is missing and hinge is cracked. Edgewear to boards. Moderate spine lean. Blue boards Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120113. Fair
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120113  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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The Domestic Circle : or, the Relations, Responsibilities, and Duties of Home Life
Thomson, Rev. John
Johnstone, Hunter, & Co, Edinburgh, No date. Assumed First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Assumed First Edition. 208 pages. Previous owner's inscription, lavish, in ink (dated 1874). All edges gilt in good condition. 16 pages of "List of Works" at end. First published by this publisher in 1866. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Family & Relationships; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120090. Good
Price: 398.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120090  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Heriot’s Choice
Carey, Rosa Nouchette
Macmillan, London, 1904. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. . 453 pages. Edge wear on cover. Cover is semi-detached from body of book (needs taping). Gift incription on first end page. The main text part of the book is in quite good condtion with no creasing but the occassional minor stain. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Romance & Women's Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 07050038. Fair
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 07050038  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Devout Exercises of the Heart, in Meditation and Soliloquy, Prayer and Praise
Rowe, Elizabeth
C. Cook, London, 1796. 
 Leather Leather. Good/. . 142 pages. Edgewear to leather boards, front and rear hinges are taped, first several pages at front and last two pages have some tanning, otherwise pages are generally clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 09080002. Good
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 09080002  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Earnest Words for Earnest Men
Vaughan, C. J.
Strahan and Co., London, 1878. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good (ex-library)/No Dust Jacket. . 315 pages. Sticker shadow on front board, a portrait of the author has been stuck to inside of front cover which has caused some wear to opposite end page, few library marks (ex National Library of Australia). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 09080004. Good (ex-library)
Price: 180.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 09080004  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Adventures of Working Men
Fenn, G. Manville
Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, London, 1881. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 276 pages. Binding is loose but fully intact. Tanned pages. Edges foxed and browned. Front endpage is cut out. Edgewear to boards, particularly the corners. Scuffing to boards Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 10100570. Fair
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10100570  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club
Dickens, Charles
Oxford University Press, Great Britain, 1952. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. . 801 pages. Engraving on front of book stating presentation of book by the Mayor of Rochester (Rochester is where Charles Dickens died). Duplicate of engraving written on first end page in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 06100013. Good
Price: 253.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 06100013  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Old Anthony’s Secret and Other Stories
Doudney, Sarah
Religious Tract Society, London, No date. Not Stated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Not Stated. 192 pages. Both the front and back free end pages are missing and the body of pages is completely separated from the covers. The pages are still bound together but the binding is quite fragile. Tanned pages. Wear to corners of boards. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children & Young Adult; Teenage Fiction; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120097. Fair
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11120097  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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From Grave to Gay: A Volume of Selections from the Complete Poems of H. Cholmondeley-Pennell
H. Cholmondeley-Pennell
Longmans, Green and Co. London 1884 First Edition
 Hard Cover Moderate wear to maroon cloth. Gilt to top edge of page-block. Foxing to other rough-cut edges. Heavy offset foxng to feps and light scattered foxing else...mainly to page-margins. But generally internally clean and bright. Pastedown appear to be replacements over a neat and effective repair to binding. So, binding is tight. 170pp plus advertisements.  Good/No Jacket (as issued ?)
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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The Top – universal Toy – enduring pastime
Gould, D. W.,
ISBN: 0561002746
Bailey Brothers & Swinfen, Folkestone, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. apart from previous owner's details at the bottom right hand corner of the 1st page, and a small surveying from a price sticker next to it, there is no damage to describe. The author speculates on the origins of the top, explains technical aspects and discusses in mathematics and the various forms it has taken. The layman will be intrigued with this in-depth study, and its many informative illustrations, and the scholar will appreciate the definitive bibliography. There are over 100 original line drawings by Jo McMahon, with additional illustrations by Deborah Daley. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XIV, 274 pages, in original dark green hardcover binding with a colour illustrated dust jacket. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: history; Antiquarian & Rare. ISBN: 0561002746. ISBN/EAN: 9780561002743. Inventory No: 0239237. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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The Champalimaud Collection morning sale Thursday, 7 July 2005
Christie’s London,
Christie's, London, 2005. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. First Edition. the book is second-hand. Trivial signs of handling. The book contains images of lots 101 – 227, photographed brilliantly, exquisitely, magnificently. The images are striking. The detail, close-ups and additional information make this a wonderful catalogue. Size: Quarto. 308 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Catalogue; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 0237080. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0237080  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Great maps the world’s masterpieces explored and explained
Brotton, Jerry,
ISBN: 1409345718
Dorling Kindersley, London, 2014. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Maps are not just geographical data: they reflect a particular ideological, historical, or cultural context. Providing a unique insight into how mapmakers have used maps to shape and depict their world view, this beautifully illustrated book traces the development of human development and culture through its maps. Full number line. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 256 pages. No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; cartography; Ancient (BC); Antiquarian & Rare. ISBN: 1409345718. ISBN/EAN: 9781409345718. Inventory No: 0265684. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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In Penumbria
Gatie, Adrian,
Self Published, North Yorkshire, 1987. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: The Author. First Edition. 300 g; 56 pages in original softcover binding. The binding is somewhat rubbed on the edges and corners with loss of colour, but internally the book is clean and free of damage. ""Drawn to situations with raggy edges, to the downside of urban life, Adrian Gatie has photographed the streets since the early seventies, looking for 'whatever'. The legendary American photographer Robert Frank has said that Gatie's photographs 'make clear the pain and sadness of living in his part of the world'. Not all of Gatie's work is dark, however. Much of it is rich in irony and humour and whatever it is that he looks for, his photographs often contain an almost theatrical element that prises the image from its real life setting, creating a separateness which invariably allows for communication without text or caption. His many years working in theatre photography have undoubtedly influenced his ways of seeing and of looking. The photographs in his book In Penumbria deal in uncertainty and ambiguity and in them, through tidal sequencing, we can sense a surreal disquiet and a controlled tension, ready to move on". (Martin Davis) In Penumbria was published in 1987. It is now out of print and has become a collectors item. The accompanying exhibition toured throughout the UK in 1987-88 and the opening paragraphs above are taken from the introduction to that exhibition. Then came exhibitions Nexus (89-90), An Adjustment of Expectations (91-93), Beach Bodies (95-96), Separated Dreams (97) and Our Town (98). Much of Adrian Gatie's work of the '80s was done in collaboration with the Documentary Photography Archive and is in their permanent collection. " -- The author's webpage at www londonart dot co do uk Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: The Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Photography; Catalogues; Inventory No: 0229496. Very Good Condition
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
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Masterworks of Children’s Literature Vol.4 the Middle Period 1740-1836
Bator, Robert -- Editor,
ISBN: 0713916990
Allen Lane, London, 1985. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. The writers of the middle period that this book covers walked a tightrope between the goals of teaching, and delighting their younger readers. Following the prevailing in Lockean theory of education, they produced a body of literature that was part treatise and part imaginative flight designed to "cheat" children into reading.– Dust jacket blurb Previous owner's bookplate on the 1st page, very slight rubbing of top and bottom of the spine section of the jacket, and the jacket shows condensation marks on the spine. there is no other damage, internally the book is clean and bright. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 400 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books on Books; Antiquarian & Rare. ISBN: 0713916990. ISBN/EAN: 9780713916997. Inventory No: 0265180. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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The Rogowski Collection
Domoney, Antoinette J.,
Leonard Joel, South Yarra, Melbourne, 1998. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 1.2 kg; 192 pages, last seven pages blank. 1101 items are listed, where possible with credit to the artist or maker, with a price range indicated of the auctioneer's expectations. The major pieces have an accompanying illustration in colour. Colour illustrated dust jacket. Blue place marker ribbon, which some enterprising person has carefully unwoven for almost a complete length, leaving lots of single threads. Otherwise in very good condition. This auction represented the breaking up of the private collection of a pair of antique dealers who died within 12 months of each other. Their collection featured the best of everything. Delicate, fine, elegant. These words described mostly the arts, and statuary that were offered for sale. My guess is that most of the items that were sold had not been seen for 20 years, and probably will not resurface for sale in Melbourne for at least that long again. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Catalogues; Inventory No: 0222171. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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French Painting: The Revolutionary Decades 1760-1830; Paintings and Drawings from the Louvre and Other French Museums
Serullaz, Arlette, Toussaint, Helene and Vilain, Jacques ,
ISBN: 064289969X
Australian Gallery Directors Council Ltd., Sydney, 1980. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 910 g.; III, 4-248 pages, preface by David Thomas, Chairman, Australian Gallery Directors Council Ltd, acknowledgements, foreword by Michel Laclotte, introduction by Virginia Spate, editor's note to catalogue entries and abbreviations, glossary of foreign terms, credits and the index of lenders. Red coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photography of various French works of art. Colour illustrated covers with red titles to the front panel and backstrip. A catalogue put out to in conjunction with an exhibition that was held in Australia on French painting during the years 1760-1830. secondhand copy with no damage to report. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Catalogues; France ; France; history. ISBN: 064289969X. ISBN/EAN: 9780642899699. Inventory No: 0263694. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Southeast Asian Ceramics; Ninth through Seventeenth Centuries
FRASCHE, Dean F.,
ISBN: 0878480471
the Asia Society in association with John Weatherhill,  1976. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 144p., bibliography, 11 colour, 98 black and white photographs , 2 maps, selected bibliography. This exhibition catalogue covers the ceramics of the Khmer, Thai and Vietnamese, with a map of the kiln sites, essay on Southeast Asia, its lands and its peoples. A beautiful and useful reference source. Nicely illustrated, well described. The dustwrapper is rubbed along the extremities, and the backstrip section has faded, the front fold over has been price clipped. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; ISBN: 0878480471. ISBN/EAN: 9780878480470. Inventory No: 0208365. Very Good Condition
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
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Price guide to antiques in Australasia 1998 edition – now with 448 pages in full colour
Carter, Alan – editor,
ISBN: 0646327917
Carter's Promotion Proprietary Limited, Sydney, 1998. Periodical, 1st thusly
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. Periodical, 1st thusly. very clean copy, slightly rubbed at the bottom outside corner of the rear panel stop Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 736 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Antiquarian & Rare. ISBN: 0646327917. ISBN/EAN: 9780646327914. Inventory No: 0244229. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0244229  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Carter’s Price guide to antiques in Australasia 2009 – 25th anniversary edition
Furphy, John & Mcvey, Trent -- Editors,
ISBN: 9781876079260
John Furphy Pty Ltd, New South Wales, 2009. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. First Edition. the book is second-hand. There is no damage to describe. Unaccountably scarce, despite having been printed as a "collectable" edition Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 768 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN/EAN: 9781876079260. Inventory No: 0243136. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0243136  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Important Antique Silver Auction; English Continental and Australian Silver "The Walter Pick Collection"
Abbeys Auctions,
Self Published, Boxhill, Victoria, 1992. Catalogue, 1st Thus
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Catalogue, 1st Thus. 200 g; 56 pages, 900 lots, with many black-and-white illustrations, colour illustrated softcover binding, slight yellowing of the bottom edges of the pages, previous owner's sticker at the top right of the 1st page. No other damage to describe. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Catalogues; Inventory No: 0232131. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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Parnassus Mad Ward: Michael Dransfield and the New Australian Poetry
Liveo Dobrez
ISBN: 0702223301
University of Queensland Press St Lucia, Queensland 1990 First Edition
 Soft Cover Covers have moderate general wear. Spine not creased. Foxing to edges of page-block. Inside of covers browned and some age-toning to page margins. Text clean. Binding good. 455pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019117  Bookseller: Lectioz Books
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Pen and Ink: An Anthology of Prose and Verse Written by Various Members of the Frensham Pen and Ink Club
Various,
Frensham Press, Britain, 1940. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: The Art Club. Edition Unstated. Index of first lines, list of illustrations and index of authors and illustrators. The text is illustrated with black and white woodcuts from artists from the 'Art Club', and at the rear of the book is a tipped in photograph. Plain coloured paperback binding with white insert to the front panel and within that white insert blue coloured titles. As the title would suggest a series of prose and verse written by The Frensham Pen and Ink Club, from 1928 to 1938. This publication is a limited run, this being number 79 of 140 – as detailed on the verso of the three front end page – please see photograph. The book is showing age (predominantly sun damage) – please see photograph. Rubbing of the edges and panels with the aforementioned sunning to the back strip, either side of the back strip and to the book panel edges. Uniform tanning of the text block edges with foxing present. Offset tanning to the endpages with age toning of the pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 52, [4] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: The Art Club. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Limited Edition; Britain/UK; Poetry. Inventory No: 0124259. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Fabrics in Celebration from the Collection (Indianapolis Museum Of Art)
Gilfoy, Peggy Stoltz,
ISBN: 0936260092
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Minnesota, 1983. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. preface by Robert A. Yassin, Director, introduction by author, acknowledgements, formation of the collection, history of the Department, conservator's report, author's note, notes on technical analysis, technical appendix, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photographs. Dark red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured embossed titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour photographic dustwrapper (wraparound) showing details of a fez, with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The catalogue that accompanied an exhibition of the same name highlighting, and, showcasing the depth and breadth of the textiles / fabrics and other myriad of cloth accoutrement held by the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Softening of the back strip edges with a little rubbing of the book panels. Tanning of the text block edges and there is foxing to the end pages and to the first few and last few pages of the book. A little chipping of the top dustwrapper corners and back strip corners. Rubbing, quite noticeable, to the fold over creases on either side of the back strip, though the panels also show some rubbing. Fading to the back strip. Foxing of the fold over panels and to the verso. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [6], 7 - 391, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Textiles; Catalogue; United States; Fashion, Fabrics & Style. ISBN: 0936260092. ISBN/EAN: 9780936260099. Inventory No: 0123138. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
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Christie’s Australia; Books, Manuscripts, Cricket and Australian Football, 16th and 17th April 2000
Christie’s Australia Pty. Ltd.,
Christie's Australia Pty. Ltd., South Yarra, 2000. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. The text is illustrated with black-and-white and colour photography. Colour photographic card cover with ochre and white coloured titles to the front panel and white-collar titles to the backstrip. The catalogue of an auction held by Christie's Australia Pty. Ltd. in 2000 dealing with Australian memorabilia. Included was artworks, books, cricket memorabilia and Australian rules football memorabilia. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the panels. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. 144 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Auction Catalogue; Australia; Antiques & Collectibles. Inventory No: 0112977. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Whole Food Catalogue
Peterson, Vicki,
ISBN: 0727006215
Grass Roots Books, Adelaide, 1978. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic And Illustrations. First Edition. introduction by author, information and sources and index. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, sepia toned photographs, and black-and-white and sepia toned illustrations. Colour illustrated covers with ochre and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. One of the original sources of information about whole food/organic fruits and vegetables in relation to nutrition and health. A catalogue of various natural whole foods. Rubbing and creasing to the book corners and backstrip edges. Rubbing to the book panels and to either side of the spine. Browning and staining to the text block edges and a few handling marks internally. The hinge has split between the title page and the free front end paper. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. V, 6 - 160 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic And Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Alternative Medicine; Health ; Catalogues; Cooking -- Vegetarian. ISBN: 0727006215. ISBN/EAN: 9780727006219. Inventory No: 0108133. Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Talisman
Tress, Arthur [ Marco Livingstone -- Editor ],
ISBN: 0500541205
Thames and Hudson, London, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Arthur Tress -- Photographer. First Edition. 156 pages, essay by Marco Livingstone, biography, exhibitions and bibliography. Photographic frontispiece, showing " Photographer and Skull Mask New York 1974 ". The text is illustrated with 150 black-and-white photographs and 50 coloured photographs taken by Arthur Tress, that were included in the exhibition that was presented at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford. Black coloured boards with white writing on the spine. Minor shelfwear to the lower book edges and a little rubbing to the book corners. Some dust marks to the top paper edge and there is a little dustiness to the top book edge. A few marks to the book panels. Photographic dustwrapper, same illustration as for frontispiece, with silver background and black writing on the front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is slightly rubbed and faded and the corners of very lightly rubbed. Slight rubbing to the top spine edge. A few grubby marks are present to the back panel. A retrospective of the American photographer Arthur Tress works that were held in the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Arthur Tress -- Photographer. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Photography; Catalogues; America ; ISBN: 0500541205. ISBN/EAN: 9780500541203. Inventory No: 0103924. Very Good Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
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The Art Galleries of Britain and Ireland; A Guide to Their Collections
Abse, Joan,
ISBN: 0283981423
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fair. First Edition. 248 pages, list of illustrations, introduction by author, note, and index. The text is illustrated with 19 black-and-white photographs, predominantly of museum buildings. Tan coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dust wrapper, showing Dulwich College Art Gallery, against a white background with black writing on the front panel and spine. An alphabetical guide to the Art Galleries of both Britain and Ireland. Minor bumping to the head of the spine and quite heavy bumping to the lower spine area. Heavy bumping to the top book edges. Minor shelfwear to the lower book edges and the paper edges have become very slightly dust marked. A few foxing spots to the top right-hand corner of the free front endpaper and front paste down. The dust wrapper is rubbed, faded and grubby marks abound. The major problem with the dust wrapper is the white of the background has become yellow. There are the remains of two stickers, one to the top right-hand corner of the front panel and one, the lower spine area. Rubbing to the dust wrapper corners and there is a little chipping to the top dust wrapper edge and to the lower front panel edge. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Catalogues; Britain; ISBN: 0283981423. ISBN/EAN: 9780283981425. Inventory No: 0103784. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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Present Day Arts in Australia Number 2.
Smith, Sydney Ure [ Editor ],
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1945. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Ordinary. First Edition. 112 pages, list of plates, introduction by the editor. Illustrated frontispiece, being a reproduction of William Dobells' " Street Singer ". The text is illustrated with 17 coloured photographs and 120 black and white photographs. Gray-green coloured cloth with abstract " stick " design on the front and back panels. Green writing on the spine. A little fading to the extreme edges of the spine and there are some dust marks to both the top and bottom book edges. Foxing to the top paper edge. Plain text dust wrapper with brown, white and beige background and back and white writing on the front panel and black on the spine. The dustwrapper is rubbed and with heavily affected by sun causing darkening of the paper. There is chipping, with loss, to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges and a little rubbing to the dustwrapper corners. A small spot of insect activity can be seen on the lower left hand corner of the back panel. The browning and darkening of the dustwrapper is most pronounced on the verso. The book is a catalogue of 24 artists ( including three American war artists ] and a representation of their most recent work, to time of publication. Artists include: William Dobell, Donald Friend, Lloyd Rees, Margaret Preston, Russell Drysdale etc. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Catalogues; Australia; Inventory No: 0103682. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Life in THE PA
Ray Chapman-Taylor
Paiul's Book Arcade Auckland, New Zealand 1963 First Thus
 Illustrated Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear, some chipping, very small losses and foxing. Light foxing to top edge of page-block. Cloth very clean. Some foxing to endpapers - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 12pp  Good/Fair to Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019141  Bookseller: Lectioz Books
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Poems, Centuries and Three Thanksgivings
Thomas Traherne and Anne Ridler (editor)
Oxford University Press London 1966 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has a large taped tear to rear and heavy sunning to spine. Remnants of plastic cover pasted to inside edges of jacket. Front of jacket presents as very good. Minmal wear to cloth. Some foxing to edges of page-block. Light foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 427pp  Good/Fair
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019138  Bookseller: Lectioz Books
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Treen and other wooden bygones
Pinto, Edward H.
ISBN: 0713515333
Bell & Hyman, UK, 1979. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Reprint. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding very good. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Now protected in non-adhesive clear wrap. ISBN: 0713515333. ISBN/EAN: 9780713515336. Very Good Condition
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28610  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Important Australian, British and World Coins, Medals and Banknotes: 31 March and 1 April 2004
Various,
Noble Numismatics, Australia, 2004. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Minor creasing, crumpling and other wear to covers. Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges lightly soiled or stained. Very Good Condition
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24413  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Important Australian & World Coins, Medals & Banknotes: 28-30 March 2007 Sydney
Various,
Noble Numismatics, Australia, 2007. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Light creases running length of spine. Minor creasing and wear to covers. Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges lightly soiled or stained. Very Good Condition
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24412  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Coin Collector’s Encyclopedia
Narbeth, Colin
Stanley Paul, UK, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Very Good Condition
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20194  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Discovery, Survey and Settlement of Port Phillip (2 volumes) [Victoriana collection].
Rusden, G. W. (George William).
ISBN: 0909174369
Queensberry Hill Press [Melbourne] 1985 
  Two volumes, lacking slipcase. Each volume: Hardback octavo, full brown leather cover (boards gilt stamped), spine ribbed (gilt lettering), very good plus condition, brown endpapers, folding black & white map at rear. 85 + 67 pp. (Copy 131 of limited edition of 155 copies.) This facsimile edition has been reset from the one-volume edition (Williams & Norgate, London, 1872). An early history of the Port Phillip locality, being the site of the future city of Melbourne, Victoria. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12790  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Visit to Three Fronts, June 1916 (Glimpses of the British Italian and French Lines).
Conan Doyle, Arthur.
Hodder & Stoughton London 1916 
  Paperback very small (with flap), fair condition (reading copy), insect damage covers (few small holes front cover), edges & some pages foxed, covers & pages toned, spine little torn & repaired, last line front cover blacked out, edgewear, large shop sticker inside front cover. 79 pp. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16331  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Adventures of Tom Hanson, or Brave Endeavours Achieve Success.
Garside, Firth.
Samuel Tinsley London 1877 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket, good condition, original embossed pictorial green cloth cover (gilt lettering front cover & spine), all edges gilt, colour plates (one MISSING), brown endpapers (edges rubbed), frontispiece page MISSING (retains tissue guard), inner hinge repaired (brown archival tape), cover corners little bumped, corner creased several pages, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 233 pp. Novel for young adults, about life in England, and then travel by ship to Australia, working in Australia, and return to England. Written to demonstrate how to overcome pitfalls in life and ultimately to achieve success. (Not recorded by both Muir and O'Neill. Two plates missing - frontispiece and 1 of 12 internal plates, facing p160. Publisher catalogue at rear.). 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
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Reminiscences of the Franco-German War of 1870.
Jones, William.
Peace Society / Headley Brothers London 1914 
  Hardback small, no jacket as issued, good condition, red cloth cover (spine little faded), black & white photo frontispiece, edges & title page foxed, free flyleaves little toned (minor label remains front flyleaf), minor edgewear spine ends cloth cover (minor bumping), minor pencil annotation. 96 pp. By the Hon. Commissioner of the War Victim's Fund of the Society of Friends (Quakers), which conducted relief work in France during 1870-71. Tellingly describes some of the barbarities and huge loss of life in this senseless war between France and Prussia. 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
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Notes of a Voyage from New South Wales to the North Coast of Australia, from the Journal of the Late Francis Napier.
Napier, Francis; Keddie, Mr. W. (notes).
[James R. Napier] [Glasgow] 1876 
  Hardback small (19.0 x 13.0 cm), no jacket as issued, very good condition, original blue cover (gilt vignette, border & spine lettering, little faded), black endpapers, full-page black & white plates, frontispiece portrait (tissue guard), errata page, maps (including foldouts at rear, creased at folds), minor foxing (mainly plates & maps & page edges), edges & pages faintly toned, bottom edge little bumped, some edgewear, two small bookshop stickers. 96 pp. (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.). 
Price: 850.00 (AUD)
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New Guinea & Polynesia: Discoveries & Surveys in New Guinea and the D’Entrecasteaux Islands: A Cruise in Polynesia and Visits to the Pearl-Shelling Stations in Torres Straits of H. M. S Basilisk.
Moresby, Captn John.
John Murray London 1876 
  Hardback thick octavo, no jacket as issued, re-backed, very good condition, original dark blue cloth cover (gilt vignettes & lettering), black & white frontispiece engraving, map, foldout map at rear (small tear), black endpapers (faded slong edges), scratched rear board cover bottom edge near spine, front endpapers foxed, edges toned, edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 327 + 32 pp. First edition. An important historical work describing Captain (later admiral) Moresby's journey in H.M.S. Basilisk along the unexplored coast of New Guinea. He accurately charted and surveyed the area, discovering Port Moresby harbour, now the capital of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and named after him. His reports also included China Strait and Milne Bay, and led to the annexation of British New Guinea. Publishers catalogue at rear. 
Price: 460.00 (AUD)
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Sydney Commercial Directory for the Year 1851: Compiled with the Greatest Care, Up to the 31st December, 1850 [Facsimile Series, no. 16].
Ford, William; Ford, Frederick.
ISBN: 0908120222
Library of Australian History Sydney 1978 
  Hardback small, red-brown cloth cover (embossed cover pattern, gilt spine lettering), very good condition, frontispiece drawing, adverts at rear (additional unnumbered pages), first several pages creased (manufacture defect), minimal foxing edges. 156 pp. (No 128 of a limited edition of 1000 copies.). 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Dramatic Essays.
Hazlitt, William (Wm); Archer, William (editor); Lowe, Robert W. (Robt) (editor).
Walter Scott, Ltd London 1895 
  Hardback small, very good condition, burgundy cloth cover, frontispiece portrait (tissue guard), top edge gilt (little marked), endpapers toned & lightly foxed, minor edgewear. 231 pp. These critical essays about the British theatre were originally collected and published in 1854. Here, the editors have selected the best ones, edited, with notes and an introduction. William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830), of Irish Protestant descent, was one of the best-known literary critics and essayists. Publishers catalogue at rear (8p). 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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John Turnbull’s Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1800 bis 1804: Nebst einer Genauen Schilderung der Englischen Verbrecher-Kolonien in Neu-Holland und der Societats- und Sandwich-Inseln in ihrem Gegenwartigen Zustande.
Turnbull, John.
In Kommission bei Anton Doll Wein (Vienna) 1806 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, marbled papered board cover (spine label, corners bumped), two black & white plates (lithographs), foldout map at rear, pages lightly toned (text only) & creased, edges speckled & lightly foxed, sticker & rubber stamp (minimal EX-LIBRARY). 438 pp. Translation: "John Turnbull's travel around the world in the years 1800 to 1804: together with a precise detailing of the English convict colonies in New Holland, and the existing Society and Sandwich Islands [Tahiti and Hawaii] in the present day". A German translation of the first edition published in London in 1805. Records his commercial trading voyage aboard the trading ship Margaret, and includes extensive accounts of Botany Bay, as well as Norfolk Island. 
Price: 400.00 (AUD)
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[PLAYBILL] Melba Patriotic Concert: Exhibition Building, Adelaide, 21st November, 1914 (Souvenir).
Melba, Nellie.
Publisher Not Stated / H.C.C. Print (Printer) City Not Stated 1914 
  Paperback small folio, very good condition, card cover (overlaps page edges), colour title page, single-colour borders, inside covers toned, staples rusted, minor edge tears, minor edgewear. 8 pp. A scarce patriotic playbill during World War 1 (WW1). The title page lists artists who have generously given their services: Madame Melba, Miss Doris Madden, Mr John Lemmone, Mr Fred C. Collier, Mr W. Burrell and the Adelaide Choral Society. Contains a programme guide, including the complete words of three popular songs: "God Save the King" (National Anthem), "The Old Hundreth", and "The Empire Flag". 
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
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Monkeys (2 volumes) [Allen’s Naturalists’ Library].
Forbes, Henry O.
John F. Shaw London 1894 
  Two volumes. Each volume: Hardback octavo, no jacket, red cloth cover (gilt spine lettering, embossed), good plus condition, colour plates (including frontispiece), colour maps, edges speckled & lightly foxed, light foxing endpapers & few end pages. Volume 2: top covers lightly faded (top edge pastedowns reddened). Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 286 + 296 pp. (First edition, estimated date, 1894, Worldcat.) An undated 2-volume specialist description of monkeys and their geographical distribution (later republished, 1896-7 as "A Hand-book of the Primates" by E. Lloyd). The 29 colour plates and 8 distribution maps make these wonderful old books a very good addition to any nature library. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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At Midnight and Other Stories.
Cambridge, Ada.
Ward Lock London 1897 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, original decorated burgundy cloth cover, floral endpapers, top edge gilt, black & white drawings (plates) including frontispiece (tissue guard, little loose), black bands & gilt lettering spine (cloth little faded), front hinge small tears, edges & few page margins little foxed (including title page), minor edgewear, owner's written names (including title page). 305 pp. Consists of the lead story (novella): At Midnight. Plus five other short stories: A Breath of the Sea, Two Old Fogies, One of These Little Ones, A Sweet Day, The Wind of Destiny. Has two plates: frontispiece and facing p. 234. (The first edition was initially bound in green cloth. The current copy is a later or remainder issue bound in burgundy cloth.). 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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A Dissertation Concerning the Government of the Ancient Church, by Bishops, Metropolitans, and Patriarchs.
Cave, William.
R. Chiswel at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church-yard London 1683 
  Hardback small (18.4 x 12.0 cm), good plus condition, original calf leather binding (scuffed including small surface pieces missing), rebacked by modern quarter leather (short title gilt lettering on spine), endpapers replaced, all edges marbled & toned, pages lightly toned with minimal foxing, few page corners mis-cut or creased, corners worn. [46] + 334 + 10 pp. First edition. Subtitle: More particularly, Concerning the Ancient Power and Jurisdiction of the Bishops of Rome, and the Encroachments of that upon other Sees, especially the See of Constantinople. Publisher states "S. Paul" rather than "St. Paul". William Cave (1637 - 1713) was an English chaplain (to Charles II), and who wrote nine scholarly books on Christianity and the Christian church. Publisher catalogue of books at rear. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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Anderson’s Manual of the Farm: A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of Farm Crops, Forage Plants and Grasses.
Turner, Fred (editor).
Anderson & Co. Sydney 1907 
  Paperback, good condition, grey card cover, tables, drawings, pages toned, endpapers & edges foxed, rear cover crease, minor edgewear. 158 pp. (Estimated date, 1907, Trove catalogue, including newspaper adverts.). Published by Anderson & Co., seed and plant merchants, 399 George Street, Sydney. A practical treatise on the cultivation of farm crops, forage plants and grasses, etc. Fred Turner is a botanist, NSW Department of Agriculture, and a parks superintendent. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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The Weeds, Poison Plants, and Naturalized Aliens of Victoria. Part 1: Poisonous, Injurious, and Proclaimed Weeds (Native and Introduced), with the Coloured Plates. Part 2: Census of the Naturalized Aliens and Introduced Exotics.
Ewart, Alfred J.; Tovey, J. R. (assistant).
Alfred J. Ewart / J. Kemp, Government Printer Melbourne 1909 
  Hardback large octavo, good condition, dark green cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), colour plates, light foxing most pages & plates, cover corners & spine ends little rubbed, slight colour loss spine, little rubbing spine & covers, edges lightly toned & foxed, light toning & foxing endpapers, little foxing title page, corners covers little bumped, owner's name & address. 110 pp. From the author's preface: Coloured drawings of all the proclaimed plants not previously figured were prepared for publication and these were issued from month to month in the Journal of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria. The present work contains these coloured plates, with a full account of the properties and the best modes of treatment of all our commoner weeds. Written by Government Botanist and Professor of Botany in the Melbourne University. This wonderful old book is in pretty good shape despite being over 100 year old, and would make a great addition to any botany book collection. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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L’Aurore Australe.
Biard D’Aunet, [Georges].
Librairie Plon: Plon-Nourrit et Cie, Impimeurs-Editeurs Paris 1907 
  Hardback very small, very good condition, marbled cloth cover, leather spine (gilt spine lettering, raised bands, sticker mark), marbled endpapers, pages toned as usual, minimal EX-LIBRARY (rubber stamps, label remnants front cover), edgewear, minor annotation first pages. 403 pp. 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. French language text. 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Le Roman d’un Petit Marin [Bibliotheque des Ecoles et des Families].
Guy, H.; Guy, C.; Paris, Alfred (illustrator).
Librarie Hachette et Cie Paris 1897 
  Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good condition, original pictorial red cloth cover (spine ends chipped), black & white engravings, all edges gilt, some foxing (mainly near edges of some pages), blotchy patches rear cloth cover (small section board exposed), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 272 pp. Second edition. A children's maritime adventure set in Brittany [France], North Africa, India and Indo-China [Indochina]. 
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Reminiscences of Australia: The Diggings & the Bush.
Howell, Mrs W. May.
W. May Howell London 1869 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, frontispiece portrait engraving (tissue guard), full leather binding (gilt embossed border covers, raised bands spine), rebacked (retaining spine except chipped ends), marbled endpapers & edges, few front & rear pages moderately foxed (minimal spots internally), pages faintly toned, one page corner creased, leather cover scratched (edgewear), minor edgewear. 326 pp. First edition. A self-published novel in three parts about life and travel in New South Wales, including the goldfields (based on personal experiences). Part 1: A Tale of the Diggings, or, Kindness is Power. Part 2: A Tale of the Bush, or, Born to be Hanged. Part 3: A Tale of the City, or, Plentiful as Blackberries. 
Price: 400.00 (AUD)
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Journal of a Voyage to Australia and Round the World, for Magnetical Research.
Scoresby, Rev. William; Smith, Archibald (editor).
Longman, Green Longman, & Roberts London 1859 
  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. 96 + 315 + 24 pp. 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.). 
Price: 650.00 (AUD)
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Legends of Maui: A Demi-God of Polynesia and of His Mother Hina (Ma-ui: The Demi-God).
Westervelt, W. D.
George Robertson Melbourne 1914 
  Hardback small, fair plus condition, green cloth cover, black & white photos (including frontispiece), moderate foxing throughout, edgewear, non-author written dedication impressions, bookshop sticker. 182 pp. Australasian edition. The book was originally published in Honolulu in 1910. The preface to this edition states that the work is practically unchanged, but has a foreword by S. Percy Smith, hailed as one of the best Polynesian scholars, which adds greatly to the value of the Maui story. Sticker: N.S.W. Bookstall Co. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Australien und Tasmanien: Nach Eigener Anschauung und Forschung Wissneschaftlich und Praktisch Geschildert.
Lauterer, Dr. Joseph.
Herderische Verlagshandlung Freiburg im Breisgau 1900 
  Hardback large octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original green cloth pictorial cover (gilt lettering), figures (black & white engravings), map, colour frontispiece (tissue guard, little foxed), recased (new grey endpapers), edges little foxed & marked, minor edgewear cloth cover (corners little bumped & chipped, small split spine), stickers, rubber stamps, magazine clipping pasted inside front cover. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 482 pp. A history of Australia including Tasmania, written in the German language (gothic script). Aboriginal theme. Rubber stamp of private library (Julius Bader, Augsburg). Joseph Lauterer (1848 - 1911) was born in Freiburg, Germany. He practiced as a medical doctor for many years in Brisbane. He also had a strong interest in botany, and pioneered the study of poisonous and medicinal plants, eucalyptus resins, Aboriginal medicine, and Aboriginal languages. Ferguson 11461. 
Price: 140.00 (AUD)
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An Essay on the Practical History of Sheep in Spain, and of the Spanish Sheep in Saxony, Anhalt Dessau &c.
Stumpf, George.
Dublin Society / Printer: Graisberry & Campbell Dublin 1800 
  Hardback (21.2 x 13.5 cm), rebound heritage cover (patterned leatherette spine, marbled boards, gilt spine lettering & bands), new endpapers, very good condition, black & white drawings, minimal foxing edges. 277 pp. First English edition. A scarce agricultural book, mainly by Stumpf but including essays by other agriculturalists, about the history and features of the Spanish (merino) sheep - upon which Australia's stock was originally based. Apart from Spain, the book also covers Germany, Sweden and America. This is the English translation (slightly condensed) of a German-language book, originally published in Leipsick (Leipzig), 1785. Contains textual reproductions of nine plates at the rear (numbered III - IX, XXI - XXII). AE 226-301. 
Price: 350.00 (AUD)
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Memoirs of the Legal, Literary, and Political Life of the Late the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran, Once Master of the Rolls in Ireland.
O’Regan, William.
James Harper / Richard Milliken London / Dublin 1817 
  Hardback (22.0 x 14.0 cm), very good condition, quarter-bound light brown calf leather binding along spine (lightly mottled, black spine label with gilt lettering), patterned brown cloth cover, grey endpapers (sticker), pages lightly toned, corner tips frayed (first & last few pages), edges toned, minimal foxing (mostly last few pages). 316 pp. First edition. Title continues: "Comprising Copious Anecdotes of his Wit and Humour; and a Selection of His Poetry [etc]". A barrister records the memoirs of Curran (1750 - 1817), a popular Irish lawyer, politician, orator, wit and poet. He supported parliamentary reform and Catholic emancipation, and he defended in a court a number of Irishmen against their Protestant accusers. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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The Beginnings of Government in Australia: By Authority.
Watson, Frederick (editor).
W.A. Gullick, Government Printer Sydney 1913 
  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. Unnum 23 + 95 pp. 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. 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
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Pigs and Their Management.
Potts, H. W.
Department of Agriculture New South Wales / William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer Sydney 1917 
  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. 192 pp. 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. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Journal of Landsborough’s Expedition from Carpentaria, in Search of Burke and Wills [Australiana Facsimile Editions, no 221].
Landsborough, William.
ISBN: 1876154322
Friends of the State Library of South Australia Adelaide 2000 
  Hardback octavo, quarter bound black leather & blue cloth (gilt spine lettering), very good plus condition, gilt string bookmark, frontispiece portrait, map in rear pocket. 128 pp. Facsimile edition of a book first published in Melbourne, 1862. Edition limited to 99 numbered copies bound in quarter leather, of which this is No. 75. Introduction by rare books librarian, State Library of South Australia. Landsborough is noted for his explorations of Queensland, and for his two expeditions (1861-2) in search of the missing Burke & Wills, the second of which resulted in the first north-to-south crossing of Australia. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
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The Stranger.
Trafford Walker, A. (Arthur).
A. Trafford Walker / Moderne Printing Sydney 1943 
  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. 45 pp. (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. 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Le Robinson Suisse: Contenant la Suite Donnee par l’Auteur: Traduction Nouvelle.
Wyss, J. D. [as Wyss]; MM, Telery et Pegard, illustrators; Montolieu, Madame Isabelle de (translator).
Morozot, Libraire-Editeur Paris 1861 
  Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, brown cloth cover (embossed bands, gilt spine lettering & decoration), full-page black & white engravings, frontispiece engraving (tissue guard, toned & torn repaired), all edges gilt, flexible endpapers, edgewear, some foxing (mainly end pages & page edges), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. 464 pp. A novel for young adults written in German in 1812, inspired by Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. It was translated by Montolieu into French in 1814, altering the ending. This is a later version of this French translation. A Swiss family is shipwrecked on a desert island en route to Port Jackson, New South Wales. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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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.
Sinnett, Frederick.
ISBN: 0858723360
Austaprint Adelaide 1979 
  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. 100 pp. (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. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Natives of Australia: With Thirty-Two Full-Page Illustrations and One Map [The Native Races of the British Empire].
Thomas, N. W.
Archibald Constable and Company London 1906 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, good condition, navy boards (gilt lettering front cover & spine), foldout map, black & white plates, frontispiece (tissue guard), page edges untrimmed (roughly cut), spine edges little rubbed, top corners covers little bumped, spine ends little chipped, pages lightly toned (scattered foxing), edges toned & foxed, small tear to map (edge creased), owner's written name front flyleaf. 256 + 32 pp. This wonderful old book covers many parts of the history of the Australian Aborigines. The language, art and science, food, law and order, games, society, marriage, myths, magic and religion are some of the topics the author has included. (Contains 32 plates.). 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
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Voices of the North (Book I) and Echoes of Hellas (Book II).
Handley Knibbs, George.
Alston Rivers London 1913 
  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). 291 pp. 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.). 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Australie: De Jongste Zee-en Landreizen in dat Werelddeel, aan het Volk Verhaald.
Rietstap, J. B.; Rietmann, O.; Kelly, William.
Van den Heuvell & Van Santen Leiden 1867 
  Hardback large octavo, very good condition, green cloth cover (gilt & black embosssed cover & spine), colour frontispiece, edges faintly foxed, minor edgewear & bumping corners, top spine little frayed, prize bookplate. 274 pp. (Estimated date, 1867, Ferguson 14922. Trove catalogue, 1870s.) A rare Dutch translation by Johannes Baptist Rietstap (1828 - 1891) of two books about travel to Australia and the south west Pacific islands in the 1850s. The first book is "Wanderungen in Australien und Polynesien" (in German language), by O. Rietmann. The second book is "Life in Victoria, or Victoria in 1853, and Victoria in 1858", by William Kelly. Frontispiece is chromolithograph of Sydney. Bookplate is prize awarded at Institution de Glimes, Anvers (dated 1876). 
Price: 400.00 (AUD)
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By Flood and Field: Adventures Ashore and Afloat in North Australia.
Searcy, Alfred.
George Robertson & Co. Melbourne 1911 
  Hardback small, no jacket, good plus condition, original burgundy cloth cover (gilt lettering, minimal marks), black & white photos (plates) including frontispiece, foldout map at rear, front free flyleaf inexpertly pasted onto pastedown & creased (otherwise very good condition internally), pages lightly toned, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. 327 pp. (Estimated date, 1911, preface date.) First edition. The author was for 14 years the sub-collector of customs at Port Darwin, Northern Territory of South Australia. He previously wrote "In Australian Tropics" (1907) about his experiences. Here he recounts further experiences and elaborates on his previous reports about the tropical geography and history. Notable mention of Aborigines. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16202  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Sikes’ Tables of the Concentrated Strength of Spirits, with Directions for the Use of His Hydrometer [etc].
Sikes, Bartholomew.
Publisher Not Stated City Not Stated 1860 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, embossed purple cloth boards, gilt title, edges little foxed, minor foxing pages, pages lightly toned, boards & edges little rubbed, light stain front pastedown, inner hinge little split (pages firm), page of calculations tipped-in front free endpaper, minor annotation rear flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (acetate). 143 + 7 pp. Title continues: "Established throughout the United Kingdom for estimating the duties of spirituous liquors. By Act of Parliament, 58 Geo. III., cap. 28. To which is added, Tables of Specific Gravity adapted to the use of the hydrometer". This special book explains the use of a hydrometer to measure the concentrated strength of spirits. This book would be a wonderful addition to a collection of culinary books, or anyone interested in the history of making spirits. Tipped-in leaf contains thermometric calculations. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28856  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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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.
Cant-Wall, E. (Edward).
Chatto & Windus London 1882 
  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. 283 pp. 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.). 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14466  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Missing Merchantman.
Collingwood, Harry; Overend, W. H. (illustrator).
Blackie & Son London 1889 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, red cloth covers (pictorial front cover, gilt spine lettering, small faded patches), drawings (including frontispiece), new grey endpapers, edges toned, some pages little foxed, edgewear, owner's written name & details. 352 pp. (Estimated date, 1889, Muir 8348. First edition.) Maritime adventure novel for young adults, including a treasure island, shipwreck, a handsome hero and a winsome heroine. The action takes place partly aboard an Australian clipper, and also at sea between the Celebes, New Guinea and Australia. With six full-page illustrations by W. H. Overend. Pictorial cover pattern includes sea-level yellow sun & grey lettering. Plus 32-page Blackie catalogue at rear. Harry Collingwood was the penname of civil engineer William Lancaster (1851 - 1922) who wrote many juvenile maritime novels. 
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16597  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Practical Tutor for the Viola.
Langey, Otto.
Hawkes & Son London 1912 
  Paperback small folio, very good condition, card cover, black cloth spine (mottled, small piece missing top edge), sticker mark front cover, minor edgewear. 119 pp. (Estimated date, 1912, Worldcat.) Mainly sheet music of instructional pieces for the viola (tenor-violin). Plus a few pages of notes on viola playing at the beginning. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15536  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Dog.
Youatt, William.
Longmans, Green & Co. London 1879 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, good condition, brown cloth cover (embossed border, gilt spine lettering, little faded & mottled), black & white drawings, inner hinge little split (pages firm), tide marks near edge inside rear cover (previous water contact now dry), spine ends frayed, corners & edges covers little bumped, pages lightly toned, edgewear. 270 + 20 pp. Cover subtitle: "Under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge." Plus 20-page catalogue of Longmans books at rear. 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15526  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Squatter’s Dream: A Story of Australian Life.
Boldrewood, Rolf.
Macmillan & Co. London 1891 
  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. 312 pp. 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. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15768  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Report of an Expedition to Ascertain the Position of the 141st Degree of East Longitude Being The Boundary Line Between New South Wales and South Australia.
Tyers, C. J. (surveyor).
ISBN: 0909174016
Queensberry Hill Press Melbourne, Carlton 1976 
  Hardback small octavo, quarter-bound leather, very good condition, marbled boards, gilt lettering spine, two charts folded inside rear pocket, spine little rubbed (bottom little chipped). Slipcase: good condition, cardboard, lightly foxed, closed tear & tiny scuff top edge. 14 + 19 pp. (Copy 233 of limited edition of 350 copies.) This facsimile edition was originally printed by F. M. Stokes, "Herald" Office, Sydney, in 1840. The main object of the expedition was to determine the exact position of the boundary line between New South Wales and South Australia. Three different methods were used: triangulation from Melbourne, chronometric measurement from Sydney, and lunar observations near the boundary. The results are in the Appendix. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28787  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Twenty-Five Years’ Mission Life on Tanna, New Hebrides.
Watt, Agnes C. P.; Watt Leggatt, Rev. T. (introduction).
J. and R. Parlane Paisley, Scotland 1896 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, original brown cloth cover (gilt vignette & spine lettering), black endpapers, black & white text-photos, frontispiece black & white portrait, top edge gilt, publisher adverts at rear, edge tears some pages (no loss text), corner folded one page, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. 385 + 6 pp. First edition. Rev. Watt Leggatt of New Hebrides here collects the letters of the Scottish missionary Agnes Watt, who spent 25 years of service in the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu). A valuable document on Christian interaction (sometimes difficult) with the indigenous people. "The materials at my command were far from being so full as I could have desired, and residence on a remote island, with unfrequent communication, has occasioned considerable delay in collecting them and completing the work. I have endeavoured to let her tell the story of her life and work in her own letters and journals. Sometimes an explanatory note is appended, or passages from letters of different date are inserted, where the same subject is referred to, but in every case this has been indicated". 
Price: 400.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17090  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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La Confession d’un Enfant du Siecle.
de Musset, Alfred.
G. Charpentier Paris 1878 
  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. 355 pp. (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. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16927  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Life of Charles Sturt: Sometime Capt. 39th Regt and Australian Explorer.
Sturt, Mrs Napier George.
Smith, Elder & Co. / Angus & Robertson London / [Sydney] 1899 
  Hardback thick octavo, no jacket, good plus condition, original dark green cloth cover, portraits (tissue guard), foldout single-colour maps, fore-edge untrimmed (few page edges little torn), rear inner hinge little split (pages firm), endpapers & some page edges & maps little foxed, adverts at rear, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 395 + 4 pp. Australian edition. A biography of the British explorer of Australia (1975 - 1869), written by his daughter-in-law. Sturt is noted for three expeditions that traced the sources of rivers in New South Wales and South Australia, and his failed search for the fabled "inland sea" in Central Australia. Contains two portraits (including frontispiece) and five maps (four being foldout). Ferguson 16394. (Publisher Smith Elder on title page, Angus & Robertson at base of spine.). 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17103  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Tunisia and the Modern Barbary Pirates.
Vivian, Herbert.
C. Arthur Pearson London 1899 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, original dark green cloth cover (gilt & red lettering & decoration, cloth little flecked), new endpapers, foldout map frontispiece, black & white plates & text-photos, fore-edge pages untrimmed, edgewear, minor pencil annotation. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 341 pp. An account of Tunisia in the 1890s, said by the author to be more objective than previous prejudiced accounts by both French colonialsts and prejudiced English writers. Includes description of Islam, cuisine, natural history, customs, governance and the ongoing problem of pirates. 
Price: 180.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16485  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Story of Cairo [Mediaeval Towns].
Lane-Poole, Stanley.
J. M. Dent & Co. London 1902 
  Hardback very small, good plus condition, grey cloth cover (gilt decoration & lettering front cover & spine), black & white photos, black & white photo frontispiece (tissue guard), foldout map at rear, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, spine & endpapers toned (pages faintly toned), corner creased one page, minor edgewear & bumping corners, minor pencil annotation erased. 340 pp. First edition. The history of the Egyptian capital city, as part of this Dent series on medieval cities. 
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17091  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Across the Years: The Lure of Early Australian Books.
Barrett, Charles (editor).
N. H. Seward (Hawthorn Press, printer) Melbourne 1948 
  Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, black cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), black & white photos, colour frontispiece, endpapers lightly toned, top corner front free flyleaf little thinned, minor edgewear few page corner tips. 150 pp. (Limited edition, 650 copies.) A worthy illustrated collection of essays about collecting early Australian books. 
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4117  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Hand-Book to the Geology of Derbyshire.
Mello, Rev. J. Magens.
Bemrose & Sons London 1876 
  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. 80 pp. First edition. A delightful little illustrated book that describes the geology of this English county. 
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16997  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A History of the Birds of Kent.
Ticehurst, Norman F.
Witherby & Co London 1909 
  Hardback (22.7 x 16.5 cm), original black cloth cover (gilt spine lettering), very good condition, top edge gilt, black & white photos (including frontispiece), foldout colour map at rear, untrimmed (page edges untrimmed), bookplate on front pastedown, flyleaves & page edges foxed, corners slightly bumped. Heavy (1.4 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 568 pp. Most of this book, by a zoologist, is a detailed and referenced one-by-one description of each bird species in Kent. The beginning of the book contains a bibliography, a list of subscribers, and an introductory chapter (including topography, geology, vegetation, museums, previous writers). 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12589  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Old Sydney: Illustrated by Sydney G. Smith, Described by Charles H. Bertie.
Smith, Sydney G. (illustrator); Bertie, Charles H.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1911 
  Hardback folio, good plus condition, grey cloth cover (quarter-bound, white cloth spine), full-page black & white drawings, vignettes (including front cover), some red text title page, tide marks & rubbing bottom edge front cover (4 cm, possible former water contact now dry, not found internally), covers marked (notably spine), few dents spine, few scuff marks front pastedown, endpapers toned, owner's written names. 77 pp. (No 90 of a limited edition of 250 copies, autographed by both Smith and Bertie.) An illustrated survey of historic buildings in Sydney. Sydney Smith later added Ure to his name (Sydney Ure Smith), and became the well-known publisher of "Art in Australia". 
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17088  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Discovery of Australia.
Calvert, Albert F.
George Philip & Son London & Liverpool 1893 
  Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, good condition, original maroon cloth cover (gold lettering front cover & spine), top edge gilt, maps, black & white plates (mostly maps), endpapers & edges toned, title page & few pages lightly foxed, covers little scratched & bumped, inner hinge split (pages firm), edgewear, bookplate. 92 pp. First edition. A history of the discovery of Australia from the imaginations of the early philosophers to Captain Cook's third voyage in 1775, richly illustrated by old maps. (Ferguson 7812. All 24 listed map plates present, plus 3 unlisted plates at rear [p 86], all in excellent condition. Large bookplate of Henry L. White, Belltrees, Scone, Australian Ornithology, Philately and Bibliography - showing lyre bird reading a book.). 
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17115  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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How They Went to School.
Praeger, S. Rosamond (S. R.).
Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Dublin 1903 
  Hardback oblong quarto, very good condition, red cloth pictorial cover (rebacked, minimally flecked), full-page colour drawings, french-fold pages (fore-edge uncut, blank pages in between), rear page torn & repaired, minor foxing & marks edges, minor edgewear. Unnum 104 pp. First edition. A scarce early Blackie children's picture story (professionally repaired). Kitty and Hal didn't mean to be late for school, but so many distractions happened on the way. This is the scarce printing of the first edition possessing a red cloth cover (most known copies have a tan cover). Delightful colour woodcut drawings, with text on the facing page. Prager was an Irish illustrator and sculptor. 
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17005  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Art in Australia: First Series, no 1 (First Number).
Ure Smith, Sydney (editor); Stevens, Bertram (editor); Jones, C. L. (editor).
The Editors Sydney 1916 
  Paperback wide octavo, dustjacket (fixed at spine, edges little overlap card cover), good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), tipped-in colour & black & white plates, grey paper few pages, adverts at rear, edges & some page margins foxed, pages toned as usual (some in shape of opposite plate), some edgewear. Unnum pp. The collectible first issue of "Art in Australia", limited to 1000 unnumbered copies (as stated). 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16765  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Pig.
Youatt, William; Sidney, Samuel.
Routledge, Warne & Routledge London 1860 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, fair plus condition, rebound red cloth cover (spine label, gilt lettering), pictorial endpapers, woodcut plates & frontispiece (some stained bottom edge, frontispiece loose, few tissue guard remnants), edges untrimmed, corner tips folded few pages, last sheet index MISSING (also piece missing bottom edge second last sheet with minor loss text), pages little toned, minor foxing (mainly edges & endpapers). 258 pp. Subtitle title page: "Comprising modern pigs, breeding, feeding, ancient history, natural history, medical information." This classic text on pigs has been rewritten by Samuel Sidney. Comprises modern pigs, breeding, feeding, ancient history, natural history, medical information. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15261  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Historical Growth of the English Parish Church [Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature].
Thompson, A. H.
Cambridge University Press London 1913 
  Hardback small, board cover, good condition, figures (some text-photos), frontispiece photo, light foxing endpapers & edges, minor edgewear, old price marks, non-author written dedication. 142 pp. This small book is intended to be a companion and complement to the author's book in the same series "The Ground Plan of the English Parish Church". In this book the historical conditions amid which the parish churches were built are discussed. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21039  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Marins et Missionnaires: Conquete de la Nouvelle-Caledonie 1843 - 1853.
De Salinis, Le P. A.
V. Retaux et Fils, Libraires-Editeurs Paris 1892 
  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. 340 pp. 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. 
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14010  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Princess of Malacca: A Historical Romance of Old Malaya.
de Silva, G. W.
Economy Printers Kuala Lumpur 1937 
  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. 159 pp. First edition. Cover subtitle: A Romance of Old Malaya. A scarce historical novel of old Malaya. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20670  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Catalogue of the Etchings of Sydney Ure Smith: With an Original Etching and Twelve Reproductions of Etchings by the Artist; and an Introduction by Bertram Stevens.
Ure Smith, Sydney; Stevens, Bertram (introduction).
Privately Printed Sydney 1920 
  Hardback quarto, cardboard covers (black & red paper title label), white cloth spine (faintly toned), very good condition, black & white engravings, untrimmed edges (lightly toned), spine ends little bumped, pages faintly toned as usual, some edgewear corners, rubber stamp front free flyleaf, autograph (artist's written name),. Unnum 40 pp. (No 29 of a limited edition of 50 copies. Rare and desirable.) Contains an original etching as the frontispiece ("The Little Porch, Campbelltown"), and 12 tipped-in plates. Printed on Japon vellum on a hand press by Percy G. Green at the Smith & Julius Art Studios, Sydney. At the rear is a complete list of Sam Ure Smith's 70 etchings, from which this selection was chosen. (Rubber stamp of Deutscher Fine Art.). 
Price: 300.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14610  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Spirit of the Bush Fire Series: Part I.
Whitfield, J. M.; Lambert, G. W. (illustrator).
William Brooks & Company Sydney 1912 
  Paperback small, thick card cover (green cloth spine), fair plus condition, black & white drawings (some full-page), school library rubber stamps, covers worn & soiled, spine ends worn, pages little foxed & marked, corner tips worn (few torn), old price marks. 101 pp. (Written name dated Nowra, 1912. Trove catalog states 1910s.) Part 1 of a three-part series of short stories (fairy tales) for children and young adults, written by Jessie M. Lambert (Mrs Owen Harris) and illustrated by George W. Lambert (incorrectly printed as C. W. Lambert). The short stories are: The Spirit of the Bush Fire; The Beaching of the Collaroy; The Mermaid's Ballroom; Microscopic Tim's Adventures (a series of eight stories with introduction). 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14369  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Notes of a Course of Nine Lectures on Light Delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain April 8 - June 3, 1869.
Tyndall, John.
Longmans, Green, & Co. London 1891 
  Hardback small, purple cloth cover (gilt lettering), black endpapers, very good condition, few figures, cloth cover little flecked edges (spine little faded), top edge some pages uncut, minimal foxing. 74 pp. Lectures delivered by the prominent physicist, John Tyndall (1820 - 1893), comprehensively discussing the properties of light, lenses, colours, the eye and vision. Publishers catalogue (16p.) at rear. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14166  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Bilder ur Lifvet i Australian: Reseskildringar.
Knos, Teodor.
Albert Bonniers Forlag Stockholm 1875 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, blue cloth cover (gilt embossed design front cover & spine), full-page drawings (woodcuts), duplicate (extra-illustrated) title page, frontispiece drawing (with tissue guard), single-colour maps at rear, recased (new grey endpapers), minimal foxing (moderate first & last page), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 263 pp. A narrative written from letters sent by Knos (Knoes) when he travelled throughout New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria in 1873. Written in the Swedish language. Superb gilt front cover design of Aborigine with spear, kangaroo, emu and platypus surrounded by vegetation. 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16596  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Manual of Map Reading, Air Photo Reading and Field Sketching: Part 1: Map Reading.
Office, War.
Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) London 1955 
  Hardback small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover, figures, black & white & colour maps (some foldout), front endpapers toned, minor foxing & edgewear. 132 pp. New edition 1955 (originally published 1929). A standard comprehensive guide to map reading. Includes mapcraft, scales, conventional signs, shape of the ground, grid references (including pre-UTM and UTM in Britain), direction, prismatic compass, map setting and position finding, and map reading instructions. Many sample maps. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4124  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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[PRINTS] Set of 10 Colonial Australian Engravings, Printed on White Card.
Virtue.
Virtue & Co. London 1874 
  Each print: Oblong small quarto, black & white engraving on white card, very good condition, minimal foxing (some sheets), minor edgewear. N/A pp. [NOT A BOOK] Consists of 10 prints of engravings of colonial scenes in Victoria, Australia (Virtue & Co, London). These engravings were originally published in a 2-volume book in the 1870s ("Australia" or "Australia Illustrated", by Edwin Carton Booth). These are individual prints (approx. date, 1874, Trove catalogue.) The 10 scenes and the illustrators are: Ovens River (N. Chevalier & W. Richardson); Lake Colac (N. Chevalier & W. Forrest); Mallee scrub, River Murray (N. Chevalier & W. Forrest); Valley of the Goulbourn (S. Prout & J. B. Allen); Mount Macedon (S. Prout & S. Bradshaw); the Basin Bank (N. Chevalier & W. Richardson); the Upper Goulburn (S.Prout & W. Forrest); the Dandenong Ranges (S. Prout & W. Richardson); Avoca River (S. Prout & T. Heawood); Mount Laura, Camperdown (J. C. Armytage & J. J. Crew). 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14694  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Les Explorations Gˇographiques au XIXe Si¸cle.
Roy, Mme; Perron, J.
Societe d'Edition et de Publications Paris 1909 
  Hardback large quarto, no jacket, very good condition, quarto-bound, leather spine (raised bands, gilt lettering), marbled boards & endpapers, drawings, maps, spine ends chipped (edges worn), pages toned, string bookmark, dated bookplate (school prize certificate). Heavy (1.5 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 256 pp. (Estimated date, 1909, bookplate.) Title in English: "Geographic explorations of the 19th century". A worthy worldwide survey of exploration, written in the French language. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16808  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Directions for Using the Remington Standard Typewriter: Visible Models 10 and 11.
Remington.
Remington Typewriter Company New York 1908 
  Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white drawings, faint vertical crease covers & pages, pages lightly toned, minor foxing edges. 22 pp. (Estimated date, 1908.). 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15011  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Australian Book Collectors: Some Noted Australian Book Collectors & Collections of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries.
Stitz, Charles (editor); Kirsop, Wallace (preface).
ISBN: 9780646533407
Bread Street Press / Australian Book Auction Records Bendigo, VIC 2010 
  Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, new condition (in new dustjacket), black & white text-photos, few colour plates. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 322 pp. (Limited edition of 500 copies.) The first authoritative textbook on Australian book collectors. The editor is a bookseller from Albury, NSW. Charts the lives and fascinating collecting careers of over 100 Australian bibliophiles during the first 200 years of Australia's history. Arranged alphabetically, and mostly written by Stitz. Interspersed with reprinted essays on some of the more famous book collectors. (The unstated first volume of a 5-volume set. 1 of 2 available copies.). 
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14099  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Australian Book Collectors: Some Noted Australian Book Collectors & Collections of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries.
Stitz, Charles (editor); Kirsop, Wallace (preface).
ISBN: 9780646533407
Bread Street Press / Australian Book Auction Records Bendigo, VIC 2010 
  Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, new condition (in new dustjacket), black & white text-photos, few colour plates, copy 2. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 322 pp. (Limited edition of 500 copies.) The first authoritative textbook on Australian book collectors. The editor is a bookseller from Albury, NSW. Charts the lives and fascinating collecting careers of over 100 Australian bibliophiles during the first 200 years of Australia's history. Arranged alphabetically, and mostly written by Stitz. Interspersed with reprinted essays on some of the more famous book collectors. (The unstated first volume of a 5-volume set. 1 of 2 available copies.). 
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14099A  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Diary of Mrs Kitty Trevylyan: A Story of the Times of Whitefield and the Wesleys.
Trevylyan, Kitty; Charles, Elizabeth Rundle.
T. Nelson & Sons London 1880 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pale brown leather cover (embossed gilt surrounds, spine intricate gilt design with raised bands and red title label), marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, leather lightly scratched, flyleaves & edges lightly foxed, edge tear repaired half-title page, some edgewear, faint rubber stamp title page. 304 pp. Fine binding. An historical Christian novel written in diary form. This anonymous book was written the popular British writer, Elizabeth Rundle Charles, who is best known for the "Chronicles of the Schonberg-Cotta Family" (about Martin Luther), and who wrote in total about 50 semi-religious novels. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12739  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Practical Tutor for the Piccolo in the Simple and the Boehm Systems.
Langey, Otto.
Hawkes & Son London 1911 
  Paperback small folio, very good condition, card cover, black cloth spine (little flecked), title page & inside front cover foxed (minimally patches elsewhere), pages faintly toned, sticker & sticker mark front cover, minor edgewear. 127 pp. (Estimated date, 1911, Worldcat.) Mainly sheet music of instructional pieces for the piccolo. Plus a few pages of notes on piccolo playing at the beginning. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17061  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Songs of Bushland.
McNutt, Mollie.
Winn & Co (Printers) Sydney 1920 
  Paperback small trade, fair condition, illustrated card covers, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), small pieces missing cover edges, little loss spine ends, covers little faded, minor foxing & light toning pages. 95 pp. A reading copy of a charming small book of poetry about Australia's bushland and the wonderful birds and animals the author loved. This book has has been well-loved in the past and would make a nice addition to an Australian nature book collection. Cover illustration: kookaburra and magpie in a tree. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26567  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Sable & Galet: Plages Normandes et Plages du Nord: de Cherbourg a Rosendael - Dunkerque.
Mars; Bonvoisin, Maurice (true name).
Librarie Plon Paris 1892 
  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. 72 pp. (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. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15673  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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