[LINDSAY, Ruby, illustrator]. LETTS, Winifred.
London: Grant Richards, 1912. First edition. Quarto, illustrated cloth over boards (slightly canted), snagged at foot of spine, illustrated endpapers, previous owner’s name to front endpaper; 248pp., with illustrations by Ruby Lindsay; a very good copy. The rare first edition of Ruby Lindsay’s most famous illustrated book.
DEAN & SON
London : Dean & Son Octavo, illustrated wrappers, cloth spine, pp. , 4 chromolithographed plates, a very good copy. Dear’s Giant Penny Popular Series No. 23.
Melbourne : Melbourne : Books, 2019. Quarto, laminated pictorial boards, pp. 358, illustrated. ‘Australian Toys is an illustrated history of Australian manufactured toys from 1900-1965, drawing on the author’s authoritative collection. The book documents the production of each toy with beautiful colour photographs accompanied by relevant text about the toy and manufacturer.’
Speed : every boy’s book of trains aeroplanes and ships : story and pictures of the fastest of their kind on land, sea, and in the air.
Melbourne : Pantheon Publications, [circa 1950]. Quarto (170 x 215 mm), original pictorial card covers, staple bound,  pp, colour and b/w illustrations; a very good copy. A single copy is recorded in Australian collections (ACU Library)
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. BOARD OF FOREIGN MISSIONS (USA)
Cover title: A Christmas missionary exercise and album. New York : The Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1894. Oblong octavo, original cloth backed printed stiff wrappers (lightly creased and marked), pp , illustrated with numerous half-tone photographic plates of various missions in China, Japan, Korea, Siam, Laos, India, Chile, …
GODYN, C.J.; KISSNER, John (illustrator)
Stuttgart : Friedrich Andreas Perthes, 1926. Octavo, original pictorial cloth over boards (lightly marked), colour frontispiece plate, pp vii, 253,  (publisher’s advertisements), with 39 line-drawn illustrations (many full page); text in German, in Fraktur. Adventure story for children set in Queensland, about a white girl who is looked after by an Aboriginal tribe. A …
AMADIO, Nadine; BLACKMAN, Charles
Illustrated by Charles Blackman. Sydney : Watermark Press, 1988. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 62, illustrated.
Boston : Crosby and Nichols, 1864. Duodecimo, gilt-lettered green cloth (a little worn), lacking the front free endpaper, pp. 128, woodcut illustrations. Chapters on Malta, Albania, Iceland, Japan, Borneo, Esquimaux, Persia, Siam, Hindoostan, Russia, Turkey, Chili etc.
GIBBS, May (1877-1969)
/ by May Gibbs. Sydney : Angus & Robertson Ltd. [W.C. Penfold & Co Printers Sydney], [1918-22]. Tall octavo (220 x 142 mm), publisher’s printed cream wrappers with pictorial onlay to front, original ties; pp , with colour frontispiece, illustrated title page, and 11 full page sepia illustrations; a fine copy. Muir 2738. May Gibbs’ …
[SIZER, Theodore, 1892 - 1967].
[Boston, Massachusetts] : [Porter E. Sargent], [191-?]. Very long printed panorama of a voyage around the world in 1911 – 1912 by one of the boys of the Sargent Travel School, 14 x 821 cm, folded to 14 x 16 cm. Pictorial travel log of a trip to the Middle East and Far East made by …
COEREZZA, Rev. M.
Hong Kong : Salesian Catechetical Centre, 1957. Octavo, embossed cloth, twenty lettered cards each accompanied by a pop up diorama illustrating a scene of religious instruction. A charming and scarce Hong Kong imprint.
VITEZ, Grigor; ŠEBALJ, Ivo (illustrator)
Ljubljana : Mladinska knjiga 1960. Square octavo, original pictorial card wrappers and grey paper spine, pp , colour illustrations in the text throughout; a fine (near mint) example from a remaindered archive of the publishing house. Translated from Serbo-Croatian. A beautifully illustrated publication for children illustrating the animals in the Zagreb Zoo, including a full page …
Sydney : Walter McVitty Books, 1987. First edition. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket (a little sunned), pp. 109. The first edition of the award winning Australian author’s first book.
[WIMMERA] Kiata East State School No. 2429. Certificate for Regular Attendance awarded to Alice S. Meek, October 1889.
Ballarat : F. Niven, printer [188- ]. Lithographed card, 59 x 92 mm, printed recto only in gold on pink with decorative gumleaf border; manuscript entries in blue ink ‘Miss S. Meek’ / ‘Oct. 89’; awarded by the head teacher, J.D. McArthur; stained, but entirely legible. An interesting piece of Wimmera pioneer ephemera. Kiata is …
BANCKS, James C. ("Jimmy")
Sydney : Associated Newspapers Limited, 1950. First edition. Quarto, original pictorial wrappers (a few marks and some light creasing), staple bound, pp , all colour comic strip cartoons; first leaf with a few small marginal stains, edges with spotting, but overall a very clean, sound copy. Muir 460.
HARRISON, H. C. (Herbert Clifford)
by H.C. Harrison. Melbourne : H.C. Harrison, 1947. Edition limited to 100 copies. This is copy number 48, a presentation copy inscribed on the colophon: ‘To Capt. C.H. Peters, M.C. & Bar, without whose encouragement and guidance this book would not have been written. [signed] H.C. Harrison’. Small quarto, publisher’s cloth covered boards (C.H. Peters’ title inscription …