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Image for Assam Shikari : a tea planter's story of hunting and high adventure in the jungles of North East India.

Assam Shikari : a tea planter's story of hunting and high adventure in the jungles of North East India.

By: NICHOLLS, Frank.

Price: $85.00

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

Image for Australian Literature : a bibliography from its beginnings to 1935, in two volumes [with] Pressmen and Governors : Australian editors and writers in early Tasmania.

Australian Literature : a bibliography from its beginnings to 1935, in two volumes [with] Pressmen and Governors : Australian editors and writers in early Tasmania.

By: MILLER, E. Morris.

Price: $125.00

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

Image for Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript. Ballads and Romances: Volumes I-III & Loose and Humorous Songs.

Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript. Ballads and Romances: Volumes I-III & Loose and Humorous Songs.

By: PERCY, Thomas : edited by John W. Hales & Frederick J. Furnivall.

Price: $800.00

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

Image for Guide to Excursionists between Australia and Tasmania.

Guide to Excursionists between Australia and Tasmania.

By: Thomas, Henry:

Price: $625.00

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

Image for Norman Lindsay Oil Paintings 1889-1969.

Norman Lindsay Oil Paintings 1889-1969.

By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.

Price: $1,000.00

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

Image for Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897-1969.

Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897-1969.

By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.

Price: $1,750.00

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

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The Anti-Jacobin, or Weekly Examiner. In two volumes.

By: GIFFORD, William, et al (eds).

Price: $250.00

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

Image for The Complaynt of Scotland, written in 1548, with a preliminary dissertation and glossary.

The Complaynt of Scotland, written in 1548, with a preliminary dissertation and glossary.

By: WEDDERBURN, Robert (attrib): edited by Dr John Leyden.

Price: $750.00

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

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The Complete Etchings of Norman Lindsay.

By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.

Price: $1,500.00

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

Image for Time Given : poems 1970-1976.

Time Given : poems 1970-1976.

By: Brindabella Press: McAULEY, James.

Price: $575.00

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

Image for Town Allotment purchase document, to Joseph Speed, for an acre and 14 perches in Kempton ... on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa streets.

Town Allotment purchase document, to Joseph Speed, for an acre and 14 perches in Kempton ... on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa streets.

By: EARDLEY WILMOT, Sir Eardley (signed by). Joseph Speed.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: 1846

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