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Good. b&w photographs 17 small (10 x 7.5 cm and smaller) original b&w photographs taken in and around Tennant Creek, Norther Territory, in the 1930's - most of the pictures are annotated to reverse side, giving details of locations, for example ""The Phillips 25 minutes from T.C. a lovely swimming hole, we swim there in the hot weather… Read more
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New Zealand, 1920's-1930's. paperback. fair . 4to. Manifold book filled with newspaper articles from the 1920's-1930's, all relating to the business of the Manawatu Oroua/Palmerston River Board (Nth Island New Zealand); the articles cover the monthly meetings of the River Board, discussing flood control of the Manawatu Oroua/Palmerston River, referencing major floods in the 19th and early 20th… Read more
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Cape Town: Cape Times Limited (by arrangement with United Tobacco Cos?..etc), no date (1940's?). paperback. Very Good in chipped & rubbed wraps. 4to. colour cigarette cards Album of 50 cigarette cards (album complete with all cards present and adhered) showing scenes of Cape Town harbour, with special focus on the reclamation of land from Table Bay for the… Read more
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Brothers of The Brown Owl a story of the boxing ring with four colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations by George Bates

by Carpentier, Georges

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no date c1920?
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Good in rubbed boards
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presumed 1st UK Edition
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London: Cassell , no date c1920?. presumed 1st UK Edition. hardbound. Good in rubbed boards/no dustwapper. 8vo. b&w and colour illustrations Boxing novel by the great French boxer and Light Heavyweight champion Georges Carpentier, being a volume in the uniform Cassell's Empire Library; four colour plates and numerous b&w illustrations by George Bates; no publication date, but a… Read more
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Olympische Spelen 1952 (Olympic Games 1952) - Complete with ALL 80 hand-tipped b&w images present

by Koome, Jan (ed)

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Published
1952
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Very Good (shelfwear to boards)
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Holland: Planta Margarine, 1952. hardbound. Very Good (shelfwear to boards)/no dustwrapper. 4to. profusely illustrated ALL 80 PICTURE CARDS ARE PRESENT AND GLUED INTO BOOK - Please note: text is in Dutch with no English translation; Olympic Games memorabilia for the Helsinki Games 1952 - Planta Margarine promo, with Planta ad to rear board; 80 b&w photo-cards presumably collected… Read more
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50 Years Of Watching The Fords Go By

by Ford Motor Company Australia; Mahony, William Francis (drawings and cover art)

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no date (1953)
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Good
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1st Edition
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Geelong: Ford Motor Company of Australia Pty Ltd printed by Geo. A. List & Sons, no date (1953). 1st Edition. paperback. Good. landscape 12mo. b&w illustrations Scarce piece of Ford (Australia) memorabilia, only one copy in Australian collections (National Library); illustrated potted history of Ford cars, published to mark the company's 50th anniversary (1953); includes b&w photo illustrations… Read more
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Good. Lot of three items relating to boxing great Joe Louis - cardboard sign for the second Louis-Schmeling fight, the Joe Louis volume from The Big Little Book series (author Gene Kessler), and a typed letter dated August 12 1937 signed by Joe McCrea, then manager of Joe Louis; the poster, by American cartoonist Otto Soglow shows a… Read more
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Ink A Magazine Of Advertising April 1923 Vol V No 2 published monthly by the Queensland Institute of Advertising

by Maynard, Ralph S.; McMillan, Claude A. (eds)

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1923
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Good
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Brisbane: Queensland Institute of Advertising, 1923. paperback. Good. 8vo. April 1923 issue of 'INK A Magazine Of Advertising', the monthly periodical for the Queensland Institute of Advertising - designed and printed for the Institute by Jackson & O'Sullivan; scarce item, as is anything to do with advertising in Queensland for this period - no copies on Trove; The… Read more
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Miquel Barcelo Toros Signed Limited Edition No. 529 of 2000 copies Photographs Lucien Clergue Text Rodrigo Rey-Rosa

by Barcelo, Miquel; Clergue, Lucien; Rey-Rosa, Rodrigo

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good in Very Good Dustwrapper
Edition
Signed Limited Edition
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Zurich: Edition Gallery Bruno Bischofberger, 1991. Signed Limited Edition. hardbound. Very Good in Very Good Dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 4to. colour and b&w illustrations No 529 of 2000 copies Signed by Miquel Barcelo; full-page colour plates of Barcelo's paintings and posters inspired by the bullfight, accompanied by b&w photos by Lucien Clergue and text by Rodrigo Rey-Rosa; includes list of one-man… Read more
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Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1973. Signed First Edition . hardbound. Very Good in Good dustwrapper/acetate dustwrapper. 8vo. No. 3 of only 5 Author's Presentation copies flat-signed by Clayton Eshleman to colophon, further signed/dated (Feb 1973) to prelims with dedication to Oreste Pucciani; Association material (loose-inserted) includes a folded greeting card, with hand-written missive from Eshleman to Pucciani… Read more
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Brisbane: Watson Ferguson & Co Ltd, 1922. paperback. Good. 8vo. Scarce Brisbane District Ancient Order of Foresters publication, with an historical sketch of the Order by James G. Clark followed by a detailed outline of the General Laws; includes a certification page, completed in fountain pen, certifying that Charles Weatherel was initiated into the Order on 5th March… Read more
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Good. Items relating to Gladys Moncrieff, from the collection of Barrie Denniss (for many years President of the Gladys Moncrieff International Fan Club); 8 handwritten cards and letters by Moncrieff addressed to one Eileen Clancey of Paddington (NSW), a fan with whom Moncrieff had correspondence over a number of years; also includes 9 original photographs of Moncrieff (8… Read more
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The Polish Captivity an account of the present position of the Poles in the Kingdom of Poland, and in the provinces of Austria, Prussia and Russia in two volumes Volume 1 and Volume 2 First Edition 1863

by Sutherland Edwards

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Published
1863
Condition
both volumes Very Good in rubbed boards (both volumes rebacked)
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1st Edition
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London: Wm H. Allen & Co, 1863. 1st Edition. hardbound. both volumes Very Good in rubbed boards (both volumes rebacked)/no dustwrapper. 2 volumes 8vo. colour plates 1st Edition 1863 of Henry Sutherland Edwards study of the historical/political/social situation of Poland and the Polish people in the mid-19th Century; illustrated with 16 full-page coloured lithographs, and 2 frontispiece plates… Read more
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Elementary Lessons on the Chemistry of the Farm Dairy and Household Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock 2nd Edition 1923

by Brunnich, J.C.

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1923
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Good-Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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Brisbane: Anthony James Cumming Government Printer for the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock, 1923. 2nd Edition. hardbound. Good-Very Good/no dustwrapper. 8vo. b&w illustrations Series of lessons on elementary chemistry, with focus on agriculture, some of which previously appeared in the Queensland Agricultural Journal; former owner's name to front endpaper, creases/closed tears to edges of some pages, former… Read more
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William Shakespeare As You Like It Introduction by Peter Brook Decor and Costumes by Salvador Dali The Folio Shakespeare

by Shakespeare, William; Dali, Salvador; Brook, Peter

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Published
1953
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G-VG in Good dustwrapper
Edition
1st thus
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London: The Folio Society, 1953. 1st thus. hardbound. G-VG in Good dustwrapper/Dustwrapper. 8vo. colour illustrations A volume in the Folio Shakespeare - As You Like It (using the text of the New Temple Edition), with the illustrations of Salvador Dali, reproduced here from a production of the play in Rome for which Dali was commissioned to design costumes… Read more
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Koln, 1954. paperback. Good. 8vo. Typescript of the lecture notes delivered by German literary scholar Wilhelm Emrich (best known for his numerous books and essays on Franz Kafka) delivered at the University of Koln Winter Semester 1953/54; a course in modern German literature referencing Kafka, Holz, Stramm, Brecht, Broch, Benn, Junger, and Rilke; includes 39 pages of handwritten… Read more
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Sydney: Les Philpott for the Students Representative Council, 1939. paperback. Very Good. large 8vo. b&w illustrations Very scarce issue of Hermes, edited by Gough Whitlam, being the Michaelmas 1939 issue (Volume XLV No 2 October 1939); includes a one page 'preamble' by Whitlam - other contributors include James McCauley (writing under the pseudonym Glaucon) and Harold Stewart (psuedonym… Read more
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Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, 1839. 1st Edition. leather. Rebacked in new leather, Very Good throughout/no dustwrapper. 16mo. colour plates 1st Edition 1839 of Vol. VIII in the Mammalia series from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library; illustrated study of amphibious carnivora, with focus on Walruses and Seals, but also notably containing a short section on serpents and sea monsters (with three… Read more
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Armidale: The Federal Society of Gamefanciers, no date (1962). paperback. Fair-Good. 8vo. b&w illustrations Scarce item; includes the text of the Marshall/Compton standard for Australian Pit Fowl (weight, comb, beak, eyes, legs, shanks and feet, etc), as first published in King of Fowls (1934), plus additional material on the American Claret; the body of the publication is an… Read more
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New York: The New American Library/Signet Books, 1959. paperback. Poor. 12mo. Battered copy of The Intimate Henry Miller notable for the accompaniment of a letter from the Commonwealth of Australia Department of Customs and Excise, dated 15th July 1965, reading ""Dear Madam, I refer to an examination of your personal effects imported per 'Kloosterkerk' reported Brisbane 16 June… Read more
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