Literature

  • # 25499

    MACKANESS, George

    An annotated bibliography of Henry Lawson

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson [printed in Melbourne at The Hawthorn Press], 1951. Edition limited to 500 copies. Small quarto, fine gilt lettered maroon cloth boards in dust jacket (spine a little faded, a couple of short tears), offsetting to endpapers, colour frontispiece, [8], 99 pp, illustrated with black and white plates, slight foxing to …

  • # 25305

    [LINDSAY]. McCRAE, Hugh.

    Satyrs & Sunlight: Silvarum Libri (Presentation copy)

    With pictures and decorations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney: John Sands Ltd, 1909. Folio, quarter-vellum and decorated papered boards (sunned and worn), 149pp. some foxing to the text, includes twenty-one full-page plates and numerous vignette illustrations. Limited to 130 copies, signed and numbered by McCrae, The plates include eight tipped-in original Norman Lindsay sepia-toned lithographs, each …

  • # 25214

    BARKMAN, Charles Pruden

    Peking and other poems

    Shanghai : Commercial Press, 1923. Octavo, gilt-illustrated cloth (upper board slightly marked), previous owner’s name to endpaper (B.J. Whigfield of Soo Chow Hospital), hinge cracked, pp. x; [iv]; 118, illustrations.

  • # 25261

    HARRINGTON, Edward (1895-1966); PEARCE, Harry Hastings (illustrator) (1897-1984)

    Alice Springs. (Signed limited edition)

    Footscray, Vic. : Harry Hastings Pearce (printed by The Footscray Advertiser), 1957. Limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the author and illustrator (this is copy no. 50). Octavo (203 x 127 mm), original printed pale green wrappers, staple bound, pp [4], including a tipped-in portrait of the poet Harrington by Harry Hastings Pearce, a …

  • # 25116

    PATERSON, A. B.

    Saltbush Bill, J. P. and other verses

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson Ltd., 191. First edition. Duodecimo, illustrated red cloth (spine a little faded), illustrated endpapers by Sydney Ure Smith, colour frontispiece and title page by Lionel Lindsay, pp. 137. A very good copy of the first edition, published pocket size for the use of soldiers in the First World War.

  • # 24781

    LOWELL, Robert; NOLAN, Sidney (illustrator)

    The voyage. And other versions of poems by Baudelaire

    Illustrated by Sidney Nolan. New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1968. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 60, illustrated by Sidney Nolan.

  • # 25346

    BUDAY, George

    George Buday’s Tenth Little Book : Cries of London ancient & modern

    London : Privately printed by the author on his Albion Hand Press, 1954. Duodecimo, publisher’s white card covers with title in red (lightly foxed), in original pictorial dust wrapper printed in red and blue, title page printed in red, [32] pp, illustrated with 20 woodcuts printed in black, a few toning spots to the outer …

  • # 25345

    BUDAY, George

    George Buday’s Twelfth Little Book : Proverbial cats and kittens with curious old and new cuts

    London : Privately printed by the author on his Albion Hand Press, 1956. Duodecimo, publisher’s white card covers with title and ornament in blue, in original pictorial dust wrapper printed in red and blue (a little sunned, short tear at top edge of rear panel), [28] pp, illustrated with 14 woodcuts printed in red or …

  • # 25344

    BUDAY, George

    George Buday’s Eleventh Little Book : The rules of etiquette for ladies & gentlemen

    London : Privately printed by the author on his Albion Hand Press, 1954. Duodecimo, publisher’s blue card covers with title and ornament in blue, in original pictorial dust wrapper printed in red and blue, [28] pp, illustrated with 9 woodcuts printed in blue, text in black, a fine copy.

  • # 25343

    BUDAY, George

    George Buday’s Sixth Little Book : The sentiment that is the greeting rhymes of old Christmas cards

    London : Privately printed for the artist and his friends by The Westminster Press, 1950. Duodecimo, publisher’s green card covers with title and illustration in black, in original pictorial dust wrapper printed in red, green and black (light marks at head of spine), [32] pp, illustrated with 21 woodcuts printed in blue, text in blue, …

  • # 25342

    BUDAY, George

    George Buday’s Eighth Little Book : The language of flowers

    London : Privately printed for the artist and his friends by The Westminster Press, 1952. Duodecimo, publisher’s red card covers with title and illustration in black, in original pictorial dust wrapper printed in blue (spine a little sunned), [24], [2] pp, illustrated with woodcuts printed in blue, text in blue, a near fine copy.

  • # 25341

    BUDAY, George

    George Buday’s Ninth Little Book : Graven adages or Proverbs illustrated

    London : Privately printed by the author on his Albion Hand Press, 1953. Duodecimo, publisher’s grey card covers with title and illustration in blue, in original pictorial dust wrapper printed in brown (a little sunned), [15] pp, illustrated with woodcuts printed in red or black, text in black, a near fine copy.

  • # 25340

    BUDAY, George

    George Buday’s Fifth Little Book : Hungarian folktales and illustrations

    London : Privately printed for the artist and his friends by The Westminster Press, 1949. Duodecimo, publisher’s red card covers with title and illustration in black, in original pictorial dust wrapper printed in red, green and black (a little sunned), [32] pp, illustrated with 16 woodcuts printed in blue, text in blue, a near fine …

  • # 25339

    BUDAY, George

    George Buday’s Third Little Book : A Christmas keepsake

    London : Privately printed for the artist and his friends by The Westminster Press, 1945. Duodecimo, publisher’s red card covers with title and illustration in black, in original pictorial dust wrapper printed in red, green and black (faint spotting to rear panel), [32] pp, illustrated with woodcuts printed in blue, text in blue, a near …

  • # 18850

    [HASEGAWA]; FLORENZ, Karl (translator)

    Dichtergrüsse aus dem Osten : japanische Dichtungen

    Tokyo : T. Hasegawa, 38 Yotsura Hommura (publisher); Leipzig : C.F. Amelang’s Verlag (distributor), [c.1910]. 14th printing. Chirimen-bon (crêpe paper book), octavo (190 x 150 mm), pictorial wrappers, silk stab ties, title leaf, 96 [1] pp, printed on crêpe paper with Japanese style double folded pages, colour woodblock illustrations throughout; a fine copy housed in the …

  • # 24734

    Sahula, Isaac ben Solomon ibn Abi (1244-1282)

    ‏משל הקדמוני /‏ ‏יצחק בן שלמה בן סהולה [Mashal ha-Kadmoni]

    Woodmere, N.Y. : Pardes Rimonim Press, 1987. Quarto, gilt-lettered quarter morocco over papered boards, fore- and lower edges uncut, pp 282, printed letterpress, woodcuts; text in Hebrew; housed in a matching slipcase. ‘Mashal Haqadamoni is a reprint of the Venetian 1546 edition with its 80 woodcuts some of which were recut for this edition. Printed …