LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
Sydney : Ure Smith, 1966. First published 1934. Octavo, illustrated cards with Norman Lindsay illustration, pp. 208, Norman Lindsay illustrations. Humorbooks series.
McCRAE, Hugh; WATT, Ernest (editors)
Vol. 1, No. 1 – Vol. 2, No. 7, twelve issues, complete. Sydney : The New Triad, August 1927 – July 1928. Quarto, bound volume by J. A. Martyn of Sydney, half-crushed morocco over cloth (edges worn), spine in compartments with gilt-titling (numbered Vol. I, but all issued), edges specked red, pp. 92; 72; 72; 72; …
Various artists; JOHNSON, Phyllis (publisher)
American magazine Aspen, “the first three-dimensional magazine”, was published in ten issues between 1965 and 1971. It was edited by Phyllis Johnson and featured contributions from many renowned and influential artists, among them Andy Warhol, William S. Burroughs, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Marcel Duchamp, Sol LeWitt, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, John and Yoko Ono, Robert Rauschenberg, LaMont Young. …
CLARKE, Marcus (1946 - 1881)
Published by permission of the author’s widow. Hobart : Walch Bros., 1886. Octavo, lettered wrappers (stained, chips to spine), pp. [xii]; 91; (5), advertisements to preliminaries and endpapers, the cover stain affecting with diminishing severity the first twenty or so pages, light handling marks, else a good copy. Contains the tales : The island of gold …
DAVIS, John Francis (1795 - 1890)
Chinese novels, translated from the originals; to which are added proverbs and moral maxims, collected from their classical books and other sources.
The whole prefaced by observations on the language and literature of China. London : John Murray, 1822. Octavo, finely bound recently in full calf, ruled in bling with ornamental corners, spine in compartments, ruled in gilt with contrasting morocco title label, marbled edges and endpaper, signature of Edward Parry to preliminary, pp. [vi]; 250, internally …
HUGO, Victor (1802-1885) (words); LABARRE, T. (Théodore) (music)
Paroles de Victor Hugo. Musique et acct. de piano de T. Labarre. Prix 2 f. Paris : E. Troupenas et Cie., . Folio (330 x 250 mm), disbound bifolium, 4 pp (including wrappers), front with a lithographed illustration by Formentin et Cie. depicting a Tahitian woman seducing a European man, calligraphic title in different fonts …
SLESSOR, Kenneth (1901 - 1971); MATTHEWS, Harley (1889 - 1968); SIMPSON, Colin (1908 - 1983)
By Kenneth Slessor, Harley Matthews and Colin Simpson with drawings and designs by Raymond Lindsay – William E. Pidgeon / James E. Flett – George Finey and a map by James Emery. Sydney : THe Sunnybrook Press, 1931. Small folio, textured cloth imitating alligator skin (edges slightly rubbed) with printed title label, pictorial map to …
NESBIT, E[dward] P[lanta] (1823 - 1900)
Adelaide : Printed by J.T. Shawyer, 1858. Printed for private circulation. Octavo, printed wrappers (lightly rubbed), pp. 39, internally clean, a fine copy. ‘Edward Plant Nesbit was a schoolmaster, author and land agent who came to South Australia in 1849 and lived at Angaston where he opened the first school in 1851. From 1868-1876, with …
Sydney : Angus & Robertson 1917. Third, enlarged edition. Octavo, decorated cloth (small mark to lower edge), dustjacket illustrated by Norman Lindsay (small stains and edge chips), illustrated endpapers, pp. 124, illustrated by Norman Lindsay. First edition to be illustrated by Lindsay. A scarce wartime volume of poetry with the fragile Lindsay dustjacket.
Baltimore and Colorado Springs : NewLights Press 2012. Octavo, cards in card dustjacket, pp. , poetry with graphically designed layout, printed with Laser printing, letterpress from lead type, lead spacing material, and linoleum. Limited to 150 numbered copies in a variable edition with three cover colour combinations. The NewLights Press is an independent publisher of experimental literature …
FLYNN, Errol (1909-1959)
Sydney : Invincible Press, 1946. First Australian edition. Octavo (220 x 145 mm), publisher’s grey cloth over boards in original pictorial dust jacket (chipped at corners and head and tail of spine), 228 pp; light spotting to endpapers and fore-edges, else contents very clean, a good copy. This adventure novel by the swashbuckling, Tasmanian-born Hollywood …
ELEFTHERIADES, Efstratios (TÉRIADE)
Paris : Éditions de la revue Verve, 1937-1960. Complete set of French first editions, 38 numbers bound in 26 volumes, folio, as issued, original pictorial boards (some rubbing and bumping to the corners) or stiff wrappers (occasional light creasing and wear to spine ends; no. 4 in slipcase, rubbed and split at joints), with cover …
KERR, D. B. (Donald Beavis) (1919-1942)
Form A.73. (June 1938) Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s, Air Gunner’s and W/T operator’s Flying Log Book. 416431 Kerr D. B.
[Title from cover]. Octavo (205 x 140 mm), original printed blue cloth over boards, upper board with the owner’s name and service number in manuscript ‘KERR, D. B. 416431’; first page titled ‘Certificates of Qualification’, with manuscript entries recording Kerr’s qualifications as a Dead Reckoning Navigator (12 November 1941), Bomb Aimer (10 January 1942), Air …
MUIR, Thomas (1765-1799) [HAMILTON, George]
to the Hon. Henry Erskine, late Dean of Faculty. [Edinburgh? : s.n., 1796]. Quarto, disbound, pp 11, , front with manuscript note in pencil referring to Muir’s handwriting and Hunter’s Hill, dated 1820, old horizontal fold throughout, otherwise a good copy. One of three variant quarto editions, this being the issue with signature B on page …
GILMORE, Mary (1865 - 1962)
Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens, 1932. Small quarto, cards with paper wrappers, title labels, pp. ; 181, internally clean. Vignette to title page signed M. T. A fine copy. Poetry inspired by the author’s sympathy of the plight of the Aboriginal people, ‘I have attempted to write here in songs some of the emotions of …
THURIAN, Aldus (words); GRAHAM, Ev. (Eva Violet) (music); BECK, Jim (arranger)
/ Words by Aldus Thurian. Music by Ev. Graham. [Cover title]. Townsville : A. Thurian (?) (T. Willmett & Sons, printer), [c.1945]. Quarto, original decorative wrappers (chipped at top corner),  pp music notation (arrangement for voice and piano), contents clean. Scarce musical setting of a poem by Townsville poet Aldus Thurian, taken from his …