Par J. F. Lamp. A Paris : Chez F. G. Levrault, libraire, rue de la Harpe, no. 81 ; Strasbourg : rue des Juifs, no. 33, 1833. Troisième édition. Duodecimo (165 x 105 mm), original pink paper-covered boards printed in black, the upper board with vignette illustration of a globe, lower board with publisher’s advertisements, …
CARROLL, Lewis [pseud. of DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge, 1832-1898]; COLLINGWOOD, Stuart Dodgson (editor)
The Lewis Carroll picture book : a selection from the unpublished writings and drawings of Lewis Carroll, together with reprints from scarce and unacknowledged work.
London : T. Fisher Unwin, 1899. First edition. Octavo, original gilt-decorated red cloth with bevelled edges (flecked and with a small ink stain at top edge of upper board), top edge gilt, front free-endpaper with gift inscription dated Xmas 1899, pp xv, 375; illustrated with line drawings and lithographed plates; endpapers foxed and leaves with …
NATIONAL GAME COMPANY
Melbourne : National Game Co., [between 1912 and 1915?]. “Copyright no. 2607”. Thin board with original cloth backstrip (starting to separate), 310 x 480 mm, folding, front lacking the pictorial onlaid title label, juvenile inscription ‘Yacht Race’, fold-out game board printed in blue, yellow, red and black. This appears to be an early version of …
GIBBS, May (1877-1969)
Sydney : Ure Smith, 1982. Second impression (first published in 1953). Small quarto, publisher’s cloth backed pictorial papered boards (small section of water damage to foot of spine), previous owner’s name erased with white-out to front pastedown, pp 117, illustrated with 4 colour plates, 12 full page black-and-white plates and numerous line drawings in the text. …
KENDALL, Henry (1839 - 1882)
Illustrated by Rhys Wiliams. Sydney : W.H. Honey Publishing Co., circa 1930. Duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, pp. , illustrated.
und Wilden Australiens : Natur- und Culturbilder aus dem fünften Weltheil. Leipzig : F.M. Gebhardt’s Verlag, [1878?]. First edition. Octavo, publisher’s pictorial boards (corners bumped) with red cloth spine, pp 276,  colour plates, scattered foxing, a sound copy. Text in German Fraktur. Based on the writer’s experiences on the Central Victorian goldfields, with accounts …
London : Blackie and Son Limited, 1910. First edition. Thick octavo, original pictorial blue cloth with gilt lettering on upper board and spine, olivine edges, grey endpapers, first blank with pencilled gift inscription dated Xmas 1909 (predating publication date!), pp 284,  publisher’s advertisements, illustrated with 7 monochrome plates; occasional light foxing, but a fine …
Paris : Lecène, Oudin et Cie, Éditeurs, 1892. “Nouvelle Édition.” Octavo, red cloth with gilt embossed armorial crest of the Ville de Paris, spine (a little tender) with gilt lettering, 142 pp (occasional spotting), illustrated; a good copy. Text in French. Muir 3655. An adventure story set on the Victorian goldfields.
Paris : Ancienne Libraire Furne, Boivin & Cie, 3 & 5 rue Palatine, [c 1890]. Quarto, pictorial gilt red cloth (rubbed), spine with gilt decoration (faded, tail bumped), all edges gilt, 286 pp, illustrated with 73 gravures in the text. A very good copy. A French children’s story in which much of the story is …
DURACK, Mary and Elizabeth
Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1980. Quarto, boards in illustrated dust jacket (light handling marks), pp. 78, illustrated. Popular edition of the work for children based on Aboriginal mythology first published in 1941.
O’FERRALL, Ernest; LINDSAY, Lionel
Illustrated by Lionel Lindsay. Sydney: Blyth & Platt, 1915 Quarto, illustrated card boards (edges chipped, small loss to corner lower board), cloth spine, contemporary inscription to title page, preliminaries foxed, else clean, a good copy of one of Lionel Lindsay’s rarest books. The adventures of Chunder Loo is a collection of humorous verses penned by O’Ferrall …
CARROLL, Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), 1832-1898; BLACKMAN, Charles (illustrator)
/ Lewis Carroll / Illustrated by Charles Blackman / Edited by Nadine Amadio. Sydney : A.H. & A.W. Reed, 1982. Quarto, orange boards (corners rubbed) in pictorial dust jacket (a couple of short tears with tape repairs), illustrated endpapers, pp. 128, illustrated in colour with Blackman’s iconic paintings inspired by the famous children’s book; a good …
McKEOWN, Keith C.
Sydney : New Century Press, 1940. Octavo, cloth in dustjacket (light stains, a few chips with loss), previous owner’s name to endpaper, pp. 170, occasional light foxing, illustrated. Scarce.
LOVECHILD, Mrs. (attributed)
Merrill’s Pictorial Gallery. Part III. Concord, N.H. : Rufus Merrill, . Royal octavo, pictorial yellow wrappers (front lightly marked), stitched, title page with original owner’s presentation inscription, 24 pp, illustrated, internally clean and sound, a very good copy. Although predominantly an introduction for young readers to Chinese culture, this scarce pamphlet also includes text about Maori …
Cover: Chalmers of Papua. London : Edinburgh House Press ; Melbourne : The Book Depot, 1944. “Second Australian edition. April, 1944”. Series: Eagle Books, no. 38. Small octavo (182 x 122 mm), publisher’s wrappers (sunned, old bookseller’s wet stamp to upper wrapper), 32 pp; a very good copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles fletcher …
London : Edinburgh House Press ; Melbourne : The Book Depot, 1943. “First Australian edition. October, 1943”. Series: Eagle Books, no. 5. Small octavo (182 x 122 mm), publisher’s wrappers, 32 pp; a fine copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles fletcher (Melbourne), and accompanied by his bookplate. Muir 8705. Story, written for young readers, of …