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  • # 19199

    WHITFIELD, J.M.; LAMBERT, George Washington (illustrator), 1873-1930

    [GEORGE WASHINGTON LAMBERT] The spirit of the bush fire and other stories

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1898 (but the 1901 issue). Octavo, publisher’s pictorial brown cloth (light water stain to lower board, edges rubbed), prize label to front pastedown, pp. xii, 313, 16 (publisher’s advertisements), illustrated by George Washington Lambert, with 32 full-page plates and numerous drawings in the text; a very good copy. Muir 7972. The advertisements in …

  • # 19198

    WAGNER, Hermann

    Atlas d’histoire naturelle : coup d’oeil sur l’histoire naturelle des cinq parties du monde.

    48 planches coloriées, accompagnées d’un texte explicatif. At head of title: Méthode d’enseignement par l’aspect. Paris : Librairie française et étrangère (R. Schultz), [c.1880]. Large quarto, bound in modern half calf over papered boards with gilt lettered spine, pp 28 (explanatory text for each plate), followed by 24 double-page chromolithographic plates, plate XXIV illustrating Australian …

  • # 19196

    STRANG, Herbert

    The air scout : a story of national defence

    /​ by Herbert Strang ; illustrated in colour by W.R.S. Stott. London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. First edition. Large octavo, original pictorial cloth boards lettered in gilt, front pastedown with school prize certificate dated 1916, pp x, 431, illustrated with [10] full-page colour plates, maps, a fine copy. A work of fiction for juvenile …

  • # 19195

    MACDONALD, Annie

    At the sign of the Southern Cross

    Melbourne : George Robertson and Company, [c.1920]. Octavo, original boards with gold inlay, 147 pp, poetry illustrated with three black and white plates by Margaret Baskerville and C. Douglas Richardson.

  • # 19194

    WILLARD, Myra

    History of the White Australia Policy

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1923. Series: University of Melbourne Publications, No. 1. Octavo, original printed wrappers (spine sunned), the personal copy of E.A. Reynolds, biographer of Edmund Barton, who was responsible for instituting the policy in 1901, with Reynold’s ownership inscription dated 1936 on the half title, 217 pp, a very good association copy, …

  • # 19192

    GAULTIER, Bon [MARTIN, Theodore], editor

    [CONVICTS] The book of ballads

    Illustrated by Alfred Crowquill [pseud.] Richard Doyle and John Leech. A new edition, with several new ballads. London W. S. Orr, [1849]. Octavo, embossed red cloth with gilt pictorial design, rebacked, all edges gilt, 254 pp, illustrated. Contains ‘The Convict and the Australian Lady’.

  • # 19191


    [CURIOSA] Daphnis et Chloé

    Paris : Éditions du Panthéon, Collection la Féerie galante, 1945. Limited edition of 2000 copies, no. 1703. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, 186 pp, [10] black and white drawings by Lemengeot reproduced outside the text, edges uncut, a very good copy.

  • # 19190

    McCULLOCH, Susan

    The New McCulloch’s Encyclopedia of Australian Art

    Melbourne : Miegunyah Press, 2006. Quarto, laminated boards in slipcase, pp. 1200, extensively illustrated, as new in shrinkwrap (the RRP is $295).

  • # 19189

    GRUNER, Elioth

    Elioth Gruner. Twenty-four reproductions in colour from original oil paintings (deluxe edition)

    Foreword by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : The Shepherd Press, n.d. [  ]. Quarto, full crushed morocco with gilt design, gilt dentelles, a little rubbed along spine, foxing to endpapers and light water stain to edges of endpapers, twenty-four fine colour reproductions with titled tissue guards, 13 page essay by Norman Lindsay. The deluxe edition of …

  • # 19186

    DELL, Floyd

    Love without money (presentation copy to Norman Lindsay, and then to Margaret Coen)

    New York : Farrar & Rinehart, 1931. Octavo, cloth (badly stained), pp. 365, some silverfishing to fore edges. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author ‘To Norman Lindsay with vast admiration from Floyd Dell 1933’, and subsequently inscribed by Norman Lindsay to Margaret Coen ‘For which worthy testimonial I pass it …

  • # 19185

    Melba’s gift book of Australian art and literature

    Melbourne : George Robertson, c. 1915. Quarto, lettered cloth, pp. 176, colour and black white plates. Fundraising book from the Great War “The entire profits from the sale of this book will be devoted by Madam Melba to the Belgian Relief Fund”. Literary contributors include Ethel Turner, Henry Lawson, Tarella Quin, Dorothea Mackellar, Edward Vidler, …

  • # 19183

    [LINDSAY, Norman]

    Lysistrata by Aristophanes

    Done into English by Jack Lindsay. Illustrations by Norman Lindsay. London : Fanfrolico Press, 1926. Folio, half-morocco over gilt-decorated boards (corners rubbed), 51 pp., foxing to endpapers. Limited to 725 copies signed by Jack Lindsay. The London edition, a Sydney edition from the Fanfrolico Press also appearing in 1925, the London edition with some minor …

  • # 19182


    Women in parliament by Aristophanes

    done into English by Jack Lindsay with illustrations by Norman Lindsay and a foreword by Edgell Rickword. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1929. Folio, half blue morocco over gilt-lettered cloth (some chipping on edges), pp. [xvi]; 60, full page plates after Norman Lindsay. Limited to 500 copies signed and numbered by Jack Lindsay. Arnold 31.

  • # 19181

    LINDSAY, Lionel

    Charles Keene: the artists’ artist

    London : published for the author by Colnaghi & Co., 1934. Quarto, quarter-cloth over papered boards, dustjacket (foxed), top edge gilt, pp. [x]; 15; 55 plates with captioned glassine guards. Limited to 130 copies signed by Lionel Lindsay.

  • # 19180

    FRIEND, Donald

    Painter’s Journal (Donald Friend’s copy, gifted to Bevis Bawa)

    Sydney : Ure Smith, 1946. Octavo, original cloth (worn), pp. 14, illustrated, spine defective, text block detached. Inscribed in ochre ink on the front free endpaper ‘Donald Friend Hill End ’55’ and in a different pen Friend has later inscribed the volume ‘for Bevis Bawa’. One of Donald Friend’s earliest book, Painter’s Journal follows Gunner’s …

  • # 19178

    PRUNSTER, Ursula

    [NORMAN LINDSAY] The legendary Lindsays

    [Roseville, N.S.W.] : Beagle Press in conjunction with the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1995. Quarto, red cloth with illustrated dust jacket, 120 pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, with short essays by Robert Holden and Helen Glad. Fine copy. A superb pictorial survey of the art and private world of the …