Literature

  • # 15613

MORRISON, Robert (1782-1834)

Horæ sinicæ: Translations from the popular literature of the Chinese

    # 15613

    MORRISON, Robert (1782-1834)

    Horæ sinicæ: Translations from the popular literature of the Chinese

    London : Printed for Black and Parry … by C. Stower, 1812. First edition. Octavo, later half vellum over marbled papered boards, spine with earlier gilt lettered backstrip laid down; pp vi, [1 contents], 71; first page with contemporary annotation in Chinese characters in red ink; a fine copy. The Anglo-Scottish missionary and East India …

  • # 15587

MORRISON, Robert (1782-1834)

Translations from the Original Chinese, with notes.

    # 15587

    MORRISON, Robert (1782-1834)

    Translations from the Original Chinese, with notes.

    Canton [but Macau], China : Printed by order of the Select Committee; at the Honourable East India Company’s Press, by P. P. Thoms, 1815. Octavo, recent half calf over cloth boards, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering; pp [2], 50 [numbered without pages 9-10, as issued]; a fine copy. Only the second work published at …

  • # 15611

THOMS, Peter Perring

[Hua Jian] Chinese Courtship. In Verse. To which is added, an Appendix, Treating of the Revenue of China, &c. &c.

    # 15611

    THOMS, Peter Perring

    [Hua Jian] Chinese Courtship. In Verse. To which is added, an Appendix, Treating of the Revenue of China, &c. &c.

    London : Published by Parbury, Allen, and Kingsbury ; Macao, China : Printed at the Honorable East India Company’s Press, 1824. Octavo, contemporary full calf ruled in gilt, spine with raised bands, gilt rule and contrasting morocco title label lettered in gilt; early bookseller’s label of W. White, Piccadilly, to front pastedown; printed on Chinese paper; …

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    # 15679

    [LINDSAY]. McCRAE, Hugh.

    Satyrs & Sunlight: Silvarum Libri. With pictures and decorations by Norman Lindsay.

    Sydney : John Sands Ltd, 1909. Folio, quarter vellum and decorated papered boards (light wear, edges rubbed), pp. [xvi]; 149; [5], twenty-one full page plates and numerous vignette illustrations; scattered foxing, Lindsay illustration from a magazine tipped on to p. [iv]. Limited to 130 copies, signed and numbered by McCrae. The plates include eight tipped-in …

  • # 15561

DAVIS, John Francis (1795 - 1890)

Poeseos sinensis commentarii. On the poetry of the Chinese, (from the Royal Asiatic Translations) to which are added, translations & detached pieces

    # 15561

    DAVIS, John Francis (1795 - 1890)

    Poeseos sinensis commentarii. On the poetry of the Chinese, (from the Royal Asiatic Translations) to which are added, translations & detached pieces

    Macao : printed at the Honorable East India Company’s Press, by G. J. Steyn and brother, 1834. Octavo, half-crushed morocco over marbled papered boards, spine lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, bookplate for W. W. Rockhill to front pastedown, pp [viii]; 199; a fine copy. Text in English, Chinese and Latin. First published in London in …

  • # 15573

MORRIS, William (1834 - 1896)

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, now newly imprinted.

$125,000.00 AUD

    # 15573

    MORRIS, William (1834 - 1896)

    The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, now newly imprinted.

    Hammersmith : Kelmscott Press, 1896. Folio, bound in full rich tan morocco, with raised beveled panels to front and rear boards, blind-stamped in a diamond pattern, borders and dentelles also stamped in blind, leather inlay gilt-lettered with “Chaucer’s Works”, spine with five raised bands and contrasting morocco title label stamped in gilt, compartments containing vertical lines stamped …

  • # 15576

STENT, G[eorge C[arter] (1833 - 1884)

Fanning the grave and The wife tested.

    # 15576

    STENT, G[eorge C[arter] (1833 - 1884)

    Fanning the grave and The wife tested.

    Shanghai : printed and published by Da Costa & Co., at the “Ching-Foong” Printing Office, 1873. Octavo, old diced morocco, lettered in gilt along the spine (edges rubbed), original yellow wrappers bound in, pp 12, printed in blue ink with red decorative border; light foxing but a very good copy. Two poems by Stent featuring …

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    # 15424

    Melba’s gift book of Australian art and literature

    Melbourne : George Robertson, c. 1915. Quarto, lettered cloth, pp. 176, colour and black white plates. Fundraising book from the Great War “The entire profits from the sale of this book will be devoted by Madam Melba to the Belgian Relief Fund”. Literary contributors include Ethel Turner, Henry Lawson, Tarella Quin, Dorothea Mackellar, Edward Vidler, …

  • # 15358

LITTLE, William

The Thunder Storm.

    # 15358

    LITTLE, William

    The Thunder Storm.

    Thoughts suggested at the performance of the 4th Movement of L. van Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony Op. 68. Ballarat: James Curtis [1896]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 8, paper browned as usual, else very good.

  • # 15210

BRAUTIGAN, Richard

Trout fishing in America (First edition)

    # 15210

    BRAUTIGAN, Richard

    Trout fishing in America (First edition)

    San Francisco : Four Seasons Foundation, 1967. First edition. Octavo trade paperback, publisher’s illustrated wrappers, 112 pp; previous owner’s name inside front cover and initials on fly leaf, but a fine copy of the very scarce first edition of one of the defining books of the sixties.

  • # 15209

KEROUAC, Jack

Tristessa

    # 15209

    KEROUAC, Jack

    Tristessa

    New York : Avon, 1960. First edition. Duodecimo trade paperback, pictorial wrappers, pp 126, [2]; a fine copy of the true first edition (the book was not issued in cloth). “Tristessa. Girl of throatstopping Aztec mystery loveliness. Golden-skinned whore eternally hooked on morphina.” Written during 1955-56, Tristessa is a thinly-veiled chronicle of Kerouac’s Mexican love affair with drug addict …

  • Save me from the shark (presentation copy)
FRIEND, Donald

# 6649

    # 6649

    FRIEND, Donald

    Save me from the shark (presentation copy)

    A picaresque entertainment. London : William Collins, 1973. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket (edges worn), pp. 191. Presentation copy, inscribed by Donald Friend on the front free endpaper ‘For Attilio Guarracino – Bali 79’.

  • # 15251

WHITEWRIGHT, J. S.

An introduction to Mandarin

    # 15251

    WHITEWRIGHT, J. S.

    An introduction to Mandarin

    Vol. II. Weihsien : Shanghai University Press, c. 1915. Octavo, cloth wrappers (marked), unpaginated, text in Chinese characters.

  • [ANTI-NAZISM; CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] Eine Mauer um uns baue.
Anonymous artist; [WIECHERT, Ernst 1887-1950]
# 14903

    # 14903

    Anonymous artist; [WIECHERT, Ernst 1887-1950]

    [ANTI-NAZISM; CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] Eine Mauer um uns baue.

    [Germany, circa 1937]. Calligraphic manuscript. Small folio (320 x 230 mm), original quarter cloth over papered boards with onlaid manuscript title to front 'Ernst Wiechert. Eine Mauer um uns Baue'; stitch bound; pp 44, calligraphic manuscript in red and black inks; scattered mild foxing, confined to the margins of the leaves; else fine. Ernst Wiechert …

  • [FISHER’S GHOST] Une cause célèbre en Australie. L’esprit.
[LANG, John, 1816-64]

# 7006

    # 7006

    [LANG, John, 1816-64]

    [FISHER’S GHOST] Une cause célèbre en Australie. L’esprit.

    IN: L'ami de la maison, Paris : Paulin et Le Chevalier, vol. 1 no 11, March 20 1856, pp161-67 and vol. 1 no. 12, March 27 1856, pp177-82, each part with 3 engraved illustrations; contained within a bound volume of nos. 1-25 (the complete first volume), January-June 1856, quarto, contemporary quarter calf over marbled papered …

  • Great Expectations (deluxe edition of 38 copies)
DICKENS, Charles; LINDSAY, Norman
# 14786

    # 14786

    DICKENS, Charles; LINDSAY, Norman

    Great Expectations (deluxe edition of 38 copies)

    With forty-six illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : The Shepherd Press, 1947. Thick octavo, gilt-lettered crushed morocco (edges slightly rubbed), original glassine, top edge gilt pp. 520, Norman Lindsay illustrations, a number of which are pasted in. The deluxe edition, in a special leather binding, limited to 38 copies, printed on thicker paper. Rare. 

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    # 14790

    [LINDSAY, Norman]. McCRAE, Hugh

    Satyrs and Sunlight (presentation copy for Margaret Coen)

    Being the collected poetry of Hugh McCrae. Illustrated and decorated by Norman Lindsay, with an introduction by Thomas Earp. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1928. Quarto, full crushed morocco with gilt decoration (rubbed and worn, spine faded, leather liftin on lower board), top edge gilt, other edges uncut, pp. 175, numerous full page plates after …

  • # 15286

WILLIAMS, Ben Ames

[PULP] The strumpet sea

    # 15286

    WILLIAMS, Ben Ames

    [PULP] The strumpet sea

    New York : Popular Library, 1951. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 256 pp; a good copy. “A lusty tale of the South Pacific.”

  • # 15285

BACCANTE, Leonora

[PULP] Johnny Bogan

    # 15285

    BACCANTE, Leonora

    [PULP] Johnny Bogan

    New York : Popular Library, 1952. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 159 pp; a good copy. “A realistic novel of violent young love.”

  • # 15293

MARESCA, James

[PULP] My flag is down

    # 15293

    MARESCA, James

    [PULP] My flag is down

    New York : Bantam, 1952. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 150 pp; a good copy. “The diary of a New York taxi driver.”

  • # 15292

WILSON, Earl

[PULP] Pikes Peek or bust

    # 15292

    WILSON, Earl

    [PULP] Pikes Peek or bust

    New York : Popular Library, 1946. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 160 pp; a good copy. “Tales of a saloon editor”. Cover art by “Xela” (Alex Schomburg).

  • # 15291

BRUSH, Katharine

[PULP] When she was bad

    # 15291

    BRUSH, Katharine

    [PULP] When she was bad

    New York : Avon Publications, Inc., 1948. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 158 pp; a good copy. Originally titled You go your way (1941).

  • # 15290

DELMAR, Vina

[PULP] Bad girl

    # 15290

    DELMAR, Vina

    [PULP] Bad girl

    New York : Avon Publications, Inc., 1946. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 288 pp; first few leaves loosened; else a good copy.  

  • # 15287

WEAVER, Ward

[PULP] Hang my wreath

    # 15287

    WEAVER, Ward

    [PULP] Hang my wreath

    New York : Popular Library, 1951. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 223 pp; a good copy. “He had a war to fight and a woman to win.”

  • # 15288

BLISH, James

[PULP] Year 2018!

    # 15288

    BLISH, James

    [PULP] Year 2018!

    New York : Avon Publications, Inc., 1957. First edition. Trade paperback, duodecimo, illustrated wrappers, 159 pp; a good copy. “An original science fiction novel – one man’s bridge to eternity!”

  • The Earth Lover and other verses
PRICHARD, Katharine Susannah
# 14843

    # 14843

    PRICHARD, Katharine Susannah

    The Earth Lover and other verses

    With decorations by Eileen McGrath. Sydney : The Sunnybook Press, 1932. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (due to the glue used the dustjacket has adhered to the boards), unpaginated, some offsetting, McGrath illustrations. Limited to 75 copies signed by Prichard, McGrath and Ernest O'Shea (printer). Presentation inscription from Hugh McCrae on the title page 'To Dorothea, …

  • [SHEET MUSIC; MARCUS CLARKE] Alfred the Great : a dramatic & musical fancy
CLARKE, Marcus (1846-1881); KEILEY, Henry
# 14529

    # 14529

    CLARKE, Marcus (1846-1881); KEILEY, Henry

    [SHEET MUSIC; MARCUS CLARKE] Alfred the Great : a dramatic & musical fancy

    / written and arranged by Marcus Clarke and Henry Keiley. Cover: Academy of Music … First produced by Joseph Aarons Esqr. Proprietor, 24th of December 1878. Musical Director Mr. Alfred Plumpton. Melbourne : Nicholson &​ Ascherberg, [1879?]. Folio, original wrappers (detached) lithographed by Troedel & Co.; lower wrapper and inside wrappers with advertisements; pp 1-12 …

  • Happy Valley : a novel
WHITE, Patrick (1912 - 1990)
# 14587

    # 14587

    WHITE, Patrick (1912 - 1990)

    Happy Valley : a novel

    London : George C. Harrap, 1939. First edition. Octavo, original blue-lettered tan cloth in full dust jacket (slightly soiled, a few creases and small areas of loss to the corners), bookseller's label to front free endpaper, some slight offsetting to endpapers and adjoining leaves, light scattered foxing.  Happy Valley, the first novel by arguably Australia's …

  • Gamle Ny-Zeeland
MONRAD, Ditlev Gothard, Bishop of Lolland and Falster (1811-1887)
# 10438

    # 10438

    MONRAD, Ditlev Gothard, Bishop of Lolland and Falster (1811-1887)

    Gamle Ny-Zeeland

    [=Old New Zealand]. Kjøbenhavn : C.A. Reitzel, 1870. First Danish edition. Duodecimo, original cloth-backed papered boards (rubbed), upper board with nineteenth century Danish school library's ownership inscription, mild foxing to paste-downs outer leaves, 66 pp, contents clean and sound, a good copy. Text in Danish. Rare. Politician and religious authority Ditlev Gothard Monrad lived in …

  • [PULP] Rockabilly
ELLISON, Harlan
# 14612

    # 14612

    ELLISON, Harlan

    [PULP] Rockabilly

    Greenwich, Connecticut : Fawcett Publications, Inc., 1961. First printing (October 1961). Trade paperback, small octavo, 176 pp; a fine copy. “Stag Preston, idol of millions – whose private life was wilder than any of the songs he sang.” (cover)

  • [PULP] The leather boys
FREEMAN, Gillian
# 14730

    # 14730

    FREEMAN, Gillian

    [PULP] The leather boys

    New York : Ballantine Books (by arrangement with Guild Press, Ltd.), 1967. First Canadian edition (July 1967). Trade paperback, small octavo, pp 155, [5 advertisements]; a fine copy. “Ride hard, die young – England’s motor-bike gangs.” (cover) Freeman’s story is centred around the rocker subculture in London and features a gay motorcyclist. Adapted for the …

  • Fishwork (standard edition)
LONEY, ALan and GIMBLETT, Max
# 14697

    # 14697

    LONEY, ALan and GIMBLETT, Max

    Fishwork (standard edition)

    Foreword by John Yau. Auckland : The Holloway Press, 2009. Quarto, gilt-lettered buckram, unpaginated, illustrated with drawings by Gimblett. The standard edition. Limited to 50 copies (there was also a deluxe edition of 30 copies). “On a visit to New York in 2005, Alan Loney saw eight paintings in Max Gimblett's studio (a ninth was …

  • [UNIQUE EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY] Convict once. “With Illustrations by M. and E. D’Arcy”.
STEPHENS, James Brunton; D'ARCY, Mary and Ellen
# 14524

    # 14524

    STEPHENS, James Brunton; D'ARCY, Mary and Ellen

    [UNIQUE EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY] Convict once. “With Illustrations by M. and E. D’Arcy”.

    London : Macmillan & Co., 1871. First edition. Small octavo, original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt; recased with new endpapers, but retaining the original free endpapers, the front endpaper bearing the blind stamp of Brisbane booksellers Watson & Co.; the title page inscribed 'Elly E. D'Arcy from Mary, 29th Decr. 1873' and at the …

  • Histoire d’Alexis Goodman, tirée des manuscrits de feu M. le capitaine Cook
POUGENS, Charles de (1755-1833)
# 14356

    # 14356

    POUGENS, Charles de (1755-1833)

    Histoire d’Alexis Goodman, tirée des manuscrits de feu M. le capitaine Cook

    pp 1-75 in: Pougens, Charles de. Récréations de philosophie et de morale. Yverdon : [F. B. de Félice] ; et se vend à Paris : chez Debure l'aîné, 1784. Duodecimo, contemporary full calf ruled in gilt (rubbed), spine with gilt ornament, contrasting morocco title label lettered in gilt 'Histoire d'Alexis Goodman' (frayed at head and …

  • The darkening ecliptic
[McAULEY, James and STEWART, Harold]. “MALLEY, Ern”.
# 14640

    # 14640

    [McAULEY, James and STEWART, Harold]. “MALLEY, Ern”.

    The darkening ecliptic

    Melbourne and Adelaide : Reed and Harris, 1944. Small quarto, original printed grey wrappers (pale foxing, short paper split at tail of spine), Sidney Nolan painting reproduced as black and white frontispiece, featuring an image of ‘The Arabian Tree’ from the ‘Malley’ poem Petit Testament, pp 46; a couple of small stains to the preliminaries, …

  • Night flight and sunrise.
[NOLAN]. DUTTON, Geoffrey.
# 14639

    # 14639

    [NOLAN]. DUTTON, Geoffrey.

    Night flight and sunrise.

    Melbourne and Adelaide : Reed and Harris, 1944. Octavo, original pink papered boards with printed title to spine, in Sidney Nolan illustrated dust jacket (rubbed, chipped at corners and tail of spine), pink endpapers, frontispiece portrait of the author, pp 40; a few toning spots, but a very good copy. The first published volume of …

  • A second summary
[NOLAN]. ROSKOLENKO, Harry.
# 14638

    # 14638

    [NOLAN]. ROSKOLENKO, Harry.

    A second summary

    Melbourne and Adelaide : Reed and Harris, 1944 (but sometimes erroneously stated 1943 in references such as Rosenthal et al.). Octavo, original yellow papered boards (some silverfishing at bottom edges; small loss at tail of spine) in Sidney Nolan illustrated dust jacket (light stains and chipped at corners and head and tail of spine), yellow …

  • [DADA] Le coeur à gaz
TZARA, Tristan (1896-1963)
# 14632

    # 14632

    TZARA, Tristan (1896-1963)

    [DADA] Le coeur à gaz

    Paris : GLM, 1946. Edition limited to 380 numbered examples and 25 hors commerce copies; this is one of 355 copies on vélin du Marais (no. 57). Small quarto (260 x 200 mm), printed card covers, pp 39, [1 colophon]; a fine copy.  The full text of the play Le coeur à gaz, by Romanian-born Dadaist …

  • Loom
LONEY, Alan (1940 - ); WAGENER, Richard (1944 - )
# 14520

    # 14520

    LONEY, Alan (1940 - ); WAGENER, Richard (1944 - )

    Loom

    Santa Rosa [U.S.A.] : Nawakum Press, 2014. Folio, papered boards, pp. [38], poetry by Loney and wood engraving by Wagener. Limited to 30 copies, signed and numbered by the poet. A deluxe edition was also published. Both editions quickly sold out. “The binding is hand sewn on linen tapes and laced into a limp paper …

  • In a single gesture
LONEY, Alan (1940 - )
# 14518

    # 14518

    LONEY, Alan (1940 - )

    In a single gesture

    Santa Rosa [U.S.A.] : Nawakum Press, 2012. Folio, papered boards, 32 pp. bound concertina-style, letterpress with decoration, housed in a cloth covered folding clamshell box with resin insert. Limited to 24 copies plus 6 proofs, signed and numbered by the poet.  “In A Single Gesture is a sequence of 24 poems manifesting as one, connected …

  • The Sirens
LONEY, Alan (1940 - )
# 14517

    # 14517

    LONEY, Alan (1940 - )

    The Sirens

    Sherman Oaks [U.S.A.] : Ninja Press, 2011. Narrow folio, lettered papered boards, cloth spine, pp [28], printed letterpress, gold and silver decoration. Limited to 80 copies signed and numbered by the poet. Accompanied by the original prospectus. “These previously unpublished poems are hand set in Eve and Paramount printed on gampi torinoko, handmade by the …

  • Open sky. A homage to Ruth Dallas. A book by Alan Loney
DALLAS, Ruth (1919 - 2008); LONEY, Alan (1940 - )
# 14515

    # 14515

    DALLAS, Ruth (1919 - 2008); LONEY, Alan (1940 - )

    Open sky. A homage to Ruth Dallas. A book by Alan Loney

    Dunedin : Otakou Press, 2008. Quarto, silver-lettered cloth, buckram spine, pp. [28], text and printed decoration. Signed and numbered by the author. Foreword by Donald Kerr. Mint copy.  “This book is edited, designed & printed by Alan Loney in his term as Printed in Residence at Otakou Press, August 2008. The visual elements are selected …

  • Angry Penguins Broadsheet : a complete set of ten issues
[Max Harris; Sidney Nolan; James McGuire; Harry Roskolenko]
# 14372

    # 14372

    [Max Harris; Sidney Nolan; James McGuire; Harry Roskolenko]

    Angry Penguins Broadsheet : a complete set of ten issues

    Editors: Max Harris, nos. 1-10; James McGuire, nos. 1-9; Sidney Nolan, nos. 2-9; Harry Roskolenko, no. 10. [Melbourne : Reed &​ Harris, 1946]. Ten issues, no. 1 (Jan. 1946) – no. 10 (Dec. 1946), large octavo, staple-bound, pictorial wrappers, illustrated; a very good complete set. The Angry Penguins Broadsheet was an offshoot of Max Harris' …

  • Shooting stars as observed from the “sixth column” of the Times
ALDEN, W.L. (William Livingston) (1837-1908)
# 14371

    # 14371

    ALDEN, W.L. (William Livingston) (1837-1908)

    Shooting stars as observed from the “sixth column” of the Times

    Melbourne : George Robertson, 1878. Octavo, original printed orange wrappers (light corner creasing; a few marks; paperloss at tail of spine); lower wrapper with illustrated advertisement for W.H. Rocke & Co., Bourke Street furniture and carpet warehouse; pp 144; occasional foxing; a good copy. Ferguson, 5819. A collection of essays by American journalist and humorist …

  • A curate in Bohemia
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
# 14482

    # 14482

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    A curate in Bohemia

    London : T. Werner Laurie, 1937. First UK edition. Octavo, cloth, pp. 248, scattered foxing, illustrated by Lindsay. A clean copy.

  • Leaves from Australian forests (Albert McLintock’s copy)
KENDALL, Henry
# 14313

    # 14313

    KENDALL, Henry

    Leaves from Australian forests (Albert McLintock’s copy)

    Melbourne : George Robertson, 1870. Octavo, gilt-lettered green cloth (flecked), booksellers stamps from Dunn & Collins, Melbourne and also McClintock, Perth on the half-title, ownership signature of Albert McLintock dated Sydney University, 1899, pp. viii; 163, occasional light foxing. Second edition, first published in 1869. McLintock was a noted librarian and Labor party member in …

  • The poetical works of Robert Burns
BURNS, Robert
# 14178

    # 14178

    BURNS, Robert

    The poetical works of Robert Burns

    Printed for the booksellers in Australia. 1832. Octavo, modern half-morocco, lithographed title page [with vignette images of Tam O'Shanter and Souter Johnny, “His ancient trusty drouthy crony”] and frontispiece [“from Taylor's authenticate picture”], pp ix; [blank]; xiv; 284; 23 [glossary].  According to Gibson (Bibliography of Robert Burns …, Kilmarnock, 1881) the text is the 1813 …

  • Chapelles ardentes : poèmes (Presentation copy for Jean Cocteau)
SAY, Horace; MORIN-JEAN, illustrator
# 14127

    # 14127

    SAY, Horace; MORIN-JEAN, illustrator

    Chapelles ardentes : poèmes (Presentation copy for Jean Cocteau)

    : décorés de 13 bois taillés par Morin-Jean. Paris : La Belle Edition, 1921. Small quarto, original pictorial wrappers, presentation copy inscribed on the half-title by Horace Say for Jean Cocteau, with the date 24 December 1930, and with a manuscript poem also in the hand of Say titled Marine, dated 27 October 1930, occupying the first …

  • Songs from a studio (deluxe edition)
WOODWARD, Arthur T. (1865 - 1943)
# 14124

    # 14124

    WOODWARD, Arthur T. (1865 - 1943)

    Songs from a studio (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : George Robertson & Co., 1899. Small quarto, gilt-lettered white parchment over bevelled boards, pp. xiii; 86. Presentation copy from the author's daughter, inscribed on the half-title. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies specially bound (the standard edition was limited to 450 copies in papered boards).  Born in the U.K., Woodward was a …

  • Colonel William Light : founder of Adelaide (deluxe edition)
GILL, Thomas
# 14062

    # 14062

    GILL, Thomas

    Colonel William Light : founder of Adelaide (deluxe edition)

    Sailor : soldier : artist, and the first Surveyer-General of South Australia. 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; [4]; 85; photographic plates, folding maps, facsimile …