VIDLER, Edward A. (editor)
Adelaide : The Hassell Press, . First Edition. Quarto, papered boards (with label that the sale benefits returned soldiers), black and white and colour plates; original stiff illustrated boards, a very good copy. Includes contributions from Hans Heysen, Vance Palmer, Hugh McCrae, Lionel Lindsay, John Shirlow, Victor Cobb, Henri van Raalte, Napier Waller, Arthur Streeton, …
[LINDSAY, Norman]. HETHERINGTON, John
Edited by Geoffrey Dutton. Melbourne : Lansdowne Press, 1961. Second edition, 1962. Octavo, lettered wrappers, pp. 48, tipped in frontispiece reproduction of a portrait of Norman Lindsay from a dry-point etching by Sir Lionel Lindsay, text on the Australian artist and writer Norman Lindsay. Ex-library stamp with Withdrawel stamp.
Drawings by Ralph Thompson. London : Hutchinson, 1958. First edition. Octavo, pictorial red cloth in dust jacket (some edge and corner wear), 192 pp, clean and sound, a very good copy of the scarce first edition of this Australian children’s classic.
McCRAE, Hugh (1876-1958); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
[Sydney] : N.L. Press, . Large quarto (418 x 355 mm), bound in white calf over white papered boards with Norman Lindsay decoration in gold and red (a few light marks), 35 pp, with Lindsay decorations in black highlighted with gilt, further illustrated with five large original Norman Lindsay etchings with titled tissue guards tipped-in, …
PRAED, Winthrop Mackworth (1802-1839)
[Cambridge : s.n., 1823]. Octavo, plain blue wrappers (edges chipped, label of J. O. Edwards inside upper wrapper), pp. 14; , stitchbound, occasional slight foxing, else very good. The Chancellor’s Gold Medal is the premier prize for poetry at Cambridge University. It was founded in 1813, and is an annual event, with each poem being …
[LINDSAY]. STEWART, Douglas.
With 23 black and white drawings and 5 colour plates by Norman Lindsay. Sydney: The Shepherd Press, 1948. Quarto, gilt-lettered imitation leather, Lindsay illustrations throughout. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies, signed by Stewart and Lindsay. An excellent copy.
LINDSAY, Jack (1900-1990); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969), illustrator
With three original woodcuts by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Hand–press of J. Kirtley, 1923. Folio, quarter lambskin over papered boards, original dust jacket with paper label to spine (a few short tears), light offsetting to endpapers and a couple of spots of light foxing, else very good, with three signed Norman Lindsay woodcuts tipped-in. Limited …
GRANVILLE, Austyn (1854-1922)
/ With an introduction by Opie Read. New York : F. T. Neely, 1892. Octavo, gilt-titled two-tone cloth (edges worn, spine chipped at head and foot), patterned endpapers (name erased from front free endpaper), pp 352 (small nick to pp 15-16), illustrated with five plates, internally clean and overall a very good copy. One of …
OXENHAM, John (pseud.) [DUNKERLEY, William Arthur, 1852-1941]
Being twenty-five pages from the life of one Plantagenet Pym, which register, with the incorruptible accuracy of an animated photograph, his essays among numerous grades of society; recording his enterprises – financial, social and heroic; and delighting the reader by the chastened spirit of his last appearance. Both in the counterfoils of the cheques, and …
LINDSAY, Jack; LINDSAY, Norman
Done into English from the Latin by Jack Lindsay with XVIII illustrations by Norman Lindsay. For subscribers only. London: The Fanfrolico Press, 1927. Quarto, gilt-lettered quarter morocco (edges scuffed) over illustrated vellum boards (discoloured as usual), by the binder H. T. Wood of London, pp. lxxxviii, printed on hand-made paper, with eighteen Norman Lindsay illustrations, …
ROBERTS, Nigel (editor); LYSENKO, Myron; MARSHALL-STONEKING, Billy, et al.
Cover: Off the page 2. Balmain, NSW : Nigel Roberts, [c. 1990]. Quarto, card wrappers with photographic onlay to front, stapled, 58 pp, illustrated. Deluxe limited edition of 15 copies (this is number 7), signed on the title by three contributors (Billy Marshall-Stoneking, Martha Ansara and Grant Caldwell) and the editor; handwritten limitation slip to …
THOMPSON, Hunter S. (1937-2005)
New York : The Modern Library, 1996. Reprint. Octavo, publisher’s grey cloth with gilt lettered spine in pictorial dust jacket; patterned endpapers; signed on the title page by Hunter S. Thompson, as ‘H.S. Thompson’; 283 pp, illustrated by Ralph Steadman; an exceptionally fine copy in a pristine dust jacket. A rare inscribed copy of the …
GILL, Thomas (1849-1923)
Colonel William Light : Founder of Adelaide, sailor, soldier, artist, and the first surveyor-general of South Australia. (Deluxe edition)
Adelaide : R. E. E. Rogers for the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, 1911. Octavo, gilt-illustrated vellum over bevelled boards, top edge gilt, other edges uncut and unopened, marbled endpapers, pp [vi], 108, , 85, photographic plates, folding maps, facsimile documents; includes the Supplement, a reprint of Light’s 1839 ‘Brief Journal’; a …
[United Kingdom?]. Single sheet, 280 x 230 mm, the opening page of an album of verse by an amateur poet, bearing a manuscript poem in four stanzas titled The Invocation, in which the writer – presumably a young female – beseeches her poetic muse to provide inspiration and guidance; at upper left is mounted a …
Introduction by Robert Hughes. St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 1993. Octavo, cloth boards in dust jacket, 285 pp, illustrated; a fine copy.
ZIEGLER, Hieronymus; BIRCK, Sixt; CROCUS, Cornelius; ZOVITIUS, Jacobus
[BINDING] Dramata sacra : comoediae atque tragoediae aliquot e Veteri Testamento desumptae, quibus praecipuae ipsius historiae ita eleganter in scenam producuntur, ut vix quicquam in hoc argumenti genere juventuti Christianae proponi utilius possit : magna parte nunc primum in lucem editae : earum vero catalogum statim a praefatione invenies.
Basileae : [Ex officina Joannis Oporini], . Duodecimo (163 x 98 mm), contemporary elaborately blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, both covers with floral decoration at centre within rectangular panel with triple fillet border, framed by a sequence of figural elements depicting Biblical scenes separated by narrow spaces with blind tooled lettering; the front cover has …