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By: NICHOLLS, Frank.
Publisher: Auckland, NZ, Tonson: 1970
Seller ID: 35657
First edition. 126pp, well illustrated with b&w photographs, full-page sketch map of the Bishnath district. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine faded). Top front corner a little bumped, extremities slightly rubbed. A very good clean copy. Author's presentation inscription, the recipient's small name label. View more info
Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1973
Seller ID: 35512
Three volumes. Facsimile edition (first published 1940 & 1952). 1074pp (across the two volumes) & 308pp. Green synthetic cloth, spines lettered in silver. A very good clean set. *** Miller's two major works re-published in facsimile as a three-volume set. Australian Literature... is sub-titled: 'A descriptive and bibliographic survey of books by Australian authors in poetry, drama, fiction, criticism and anthology, with subsidiary entries to 1938'. Pressmen and Governors.. has the sub-title 'A contribution to the history of the Australian press and literature with notes biographical and biblio... View more info
Publisher: London, Trubner & Co.: 1867-68.
Seller ID: 35686
Four volumes. 8vo. Volume I: lxxiv (Forewords, Life of Bishop Percy, notes), [ii], 12 (list of subscribers), [ii], 536pp; folding facsimile. Volume II: lxxii, 610pp. Volume III: xliv, 596pp. [Vol IV] Loose & Humorous Songs: viii, 128pp. Contemporary brown half leather and cloth, gilt rules and spine lettering, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, the others uncut; extremities slightly rubbed. Each front paste-down has two bookplates (of successive owners), with another owner's name writ small on a preliminary blank in each volume. A little pale foxing to early pages, otherwise a very good clean ... View more info
By: Thomas, Henry:
Publisher: Melbourne, H. Thomas: 1885
Seller ID: 35725
Small 8vo. 1-6, 1-2, 7-12 (all adverts); xii, 1-48, [ii], 49-156pp; 72pp adverts. Printed wrappers, a little chipped around the edges. The preliminary adverts printed on coloured paper. The lower corner of pp137-8 has been torn away with slight loss of text on one side (recto) only. Spotting to the edges and last few pages, otherwise clean. A good copy. ***Ferguson lists eleven of these guides issued by Thomas between 1869 and 1886. The Ferguson collation for this issue (17009) differs very slightly to what is found here, but only with regard to the advertisement pages. View more info
By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.
Publisher: Bungendore NSW, Odana Editions: 2006
Seller ID: 35635
De Luxe edition: #5 of 500 for sale (another 50 reserved by the publisher), signed by Bloomfield and with a mounted colour photograph of the NL oil 'The Vanities'. Large 4to. 308pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Full grey leather, lettered in gilt, with matching slipcase. Tiny pale brown smudge at foot of limitation statement page, otherwise a fine clean copy. ISBN 0908154534 View more info
By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.
Publisher: Bungendore NSW, Odana Editions: 2003
Seller ID: 35634
De Luxe edition: #5 of 500 for sale (another 50 reserved by the publisher), signed by Bloomfield and with a mounted colour photograph of the NL watercolour 'The Presentation'. Large 4to. 312pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w, notes and commentary on NL's artworks and techniques. Full grey leather, lettered in gilt, with matching slipcase. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908154518 View more info
Publisher: London, J. Wright: 1799
Seller ID: 35677
Fourth edition, revised and corrected. Two volumes. [iv], 642, [iv], 644, [xii] (index)pp. Full green pebbled cloth, spine title labels, edges lightly sprinkled red. A couple of the poems have pencilled annotations, and one has an additional snippet of verse clipped to the page with rather old (and old-style) paper clips. Gift inscription dated 1850 on each of the blank leaves preceding the titles; two owners' names on the front endpapers. ***The short-lived but influential Anti-Jacobin ran from 20 November 1797 to 9 July 1798 (and all issues are presented in this edition). Founded by the Tory... View more info
Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for Archibald Constable and sold by T. Cadell jr and W. Davies: 1801
Seller ID: 35688
Large paper copy; a bookseller's notation adds '50 copies'. 4to. 292 (dissertation); 384pp [bound with] Critiques by Mr David Herd and others upon the new edition of The Complaynt of Scotland, with observations in answer by the editor, the late Dr John Leyden. 20pp.(Edinburgh, 1829). Contemporary full calf, decorated in gilt, raised bands; extremities rubbed. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers; bookplate of Charles W.G. Howard (the gift of the Rt Hon. Sir David Dundas, 1877), and a later owner's name. Some age-tanning of pages, but a very good clean copy. ***The book was part of the war of word... View more info
By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.
Publisher: Sydney, Odana Editions / Josef Lebovic Galleries: 1998
Seller ID: 35633
De Luxe edition: #5 of 500 for sale (another 50 reserved by the publisher), signed by Bloomfield and a grand-daughter of NL and with a hand-numbered (also #5) limited edition facsimile print of Lindsay's etching 'The Artist'. Loosely inserted is a Certificate of Authenticity (for the facsimile print) signed by Lin Bloomfield and [Jane?] Lindsay, a covering letter from the publisher explaining why Jane Lindsay has not signed the book as planned (illness; her daughter signed instead), and a bookmark. Large 4to. 480pp, lavishly illustrated. Full burgundy leather, lettered in gilt, with matching s... View more info
Publisher: Canberra, Brindabella Press [Officina Brindabella]: 1976
Seller ID: 14159
#19 of 230 copies, signed by the printer/publisher Alec Bolton. Tall 8vo. 44pp. Black cloth with mylar dustwrapper. A nice clean copy in fine condition. Loosely inserted is the small card from McAuley's funeral (he died 15 October 1976), with an inscription on its rear from the poet's wife, presenting the book to a fellow UTas academic. *** The seventh publication of Alec Bolton's Brindabella Press / Officina Brindabella (the latter title used between 1985 and 1992). 'Published after our old friend's death... Many copies were bought by his friends, and few have come onto the market - this is o... View more info
Seller ID: 35575
Town Allotment purchase document on vellum (390x600mm), folded, with diagram of the block of land, and seal. To JOSEPH SPEED, for a block of one acre and 14 perches in Kempton, on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa Streets, adjoining land belonging to George Otter (to the NE) and John Olive (to the SE). Annual quit rent £1.5s. Signed by the Lt. Governor, Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot and by J.E. Bicheno, Colonial Secretary, dated 2 October 1846 (Vic 10). A filing notation on the verso records that the purchase was registered with the Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land on 13 October 1846... View more info