VICTORIAN ASSOCIATION OF BRAILLE WRITERS
Melbourne : Victorian Association of Braille Writers, [c. 1940]. Oblong duodecimo pamphlet (100 x 155 mm) with cut-out to front revealing an image of Louis Braille, pp ; Braille alphabet loosely inserted; water staining around gutters, staples rusted. Informational booklet about the Victorian Association of Braille Writers’ Library, with biographical sketch of Louis Braille. Rare. …
BAYLEY, Richard (1745-1801)
An account of the epidemic fever which prevailed in the city of New-York, during part of the summer and fall of 1795.
New-York : Printed and sold by T. and J. Swords, printers to the Faculty of Physic of Columbia College, no. 99 Pearl-Street, 1796. Octavo, later half black morocco over marbled boards ruled in gilt (corners bumped), spine with raised bands lettered in gilt (joints a little worn); patterned endpapers, pp [i]-iv, 5-160 (includes errata on …
H. FRANCIS & CO. (MELBOURNE)
Containing much varied and useful information, and illustrated with fifteen views of European cities and scenery. Melbourne : H. Francis & Co., Pharmaceutical Chemists, 298 Bourke Street, 111 Collins Street, . Small octavo (180 x 120 mm), original illustrated wrappers with scene of interior of H. Francis & Co. pharmacy, inside and lower wrappers with …
[FLYNN, John, 1880-1951]
John Flynn, founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service : a group of ephemera from May 1951, including original photographs of the Interment of Ashes ceremony at Mt. Gillen, Alice Springs.
I. ROBERTSON, J. Gray. Flynn of the Inland : Very Rev. John Flynn, O.B.E., D.D. / Address by Rev. J. Gray Robertson, B.A., B.D., at the Funeral Service on Tuesday, 8th May, 1951. [Drop title]. Folding sheet (220 mm),  pp, with portrait of Flynn to front. Printed by John Andrew & Co., Sydney. Light …
New York : Anthology Editions, 2017. Quarto, boards in slipcase, pp. 480, illustrated. New copy. Julio Mario Santo Domingo (1957-2009) was a collector and visionary who filled his homes and warehouses with the world’s greatest private collection related to the subjects of drugs, sex, magic, and rock and roll. A library of more than 50,000 …
AMALGAMATED DENTAL CO. LTD. (MELBOURNE)
[DENTISTRY] Installation & maintenance. A simple plan whereby the practitioner is saved much worry and inconvenience.
[Cover title]. Melbourne : Arbuckle, Waddell Pty. Ltd. [for Amalgamated Dental Co. Ltd.], [circa 1930]. Folding card, octavo (205 x 132 mm), printed in black, gold and red on cream card; centre with explanatory text; last side with colophon; in fine condition. Beautiful piece of graphic design by the Melbourne printing firm Arbuckle, Waddell. Rare. …
KERAUDREN, Pierre François (1769-1857?)
Mémoire sur les causes des maladies des marins et sur les soins à prendre pour conserver leur santé dans les ports et à la mer.
Paris : Annales maritimes et coloniales. II.e partie. Année 1824. – Juin. Octavo, bound in contemporary marbled wrappers, pp , 457-541, with an engraved diagram of a furnace ventilator (p.540); light browning to some of the leaves, but a very good copy. Text in French. An important treatise on the causes of, and preventive measures …
London : Leprosy Mission, 1971. Second edition. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, stapled, pp x, 67, b/w photographic illustrations, map; a very good copy. The story of the fight against leprosy in Papua New Guinea. Trove locates 4 copies (NLA; SLNSW; Monash University Library; Lohe Memorial Library)
YAP, P. M.
With special refeence to attempted suicide. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 1958. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. Octavo, lettered wrappers (spine darkened), pp. x; 101, graphs and charts.
Carte de visite commissioned by monumental mason J. Hanson of Ballarat to advertise his work, showing the headstone in the Old Ballarat Cemetery erected to the memory of the children of John and Mary Little.
[Circa 1870]. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 105 x 63 mm, recto of mount with imprint of ‘Willetts, Photo, 19 Sturt Street, Ballarat’; verso inscribed in ink J. Hanson / Momental [i.e. Monumental] Works / Ballarat; the print has excellent clarity – all of the poignant text on the headstone is legible: Sacred to …
[WESTERN DISTRICT] Account for the hire of horses and traps from William O’Brien, Warrnambool, to Dr. William Boyd. January 1866 – March 1868.
Manuscript account, single octavo sheet (180 x 112 mm) written in ink on both sides, headed ‘Warrnambool, March 30th / 68, Dr. Boyd, Dr. to W. O’Brien’, itemising a number of transactions involving the hire of horses and/or traps by Dr. William Boyd from merchant William O’Brien, made between 3 January 1866 and 30th March …
FOOTE, E. B.
The seven wonders of the human body and some of its freaks. An illustrated lecture of popular physiology.
[Together with] Autotoxæmia self poisoned blood. Explaining the origin, relation and treatment of a variety of common ailments and chronic diseases. [Cover title : Human wonders, freaks and diseases]. New York : Murray Hill Publishing Co., 1892. Octavo, decorated wrappers (lacking the lower wrapper), edges worn, old sticker to upper wrapper, pp. 68; 149; [1 – …
DURHAM, Stephen & WILLIAMS, Susan
Presented at the Pacific Northwest Marxist Scholars Conference, University of Washington, April 11-13, 1986. Seattle, WA : Freedom Socialist Publications, 1986. Quarto, stapled lettered wrappers, pp. 11.
Sydney : Old Sydney Free Press, 1963. First edition. Octavo, boards in dustjacket (spine faded), pp. 102, illustrations. With signed personalised inscription from the author on the endpaper.
W.H. COMSTOCK CO. LTD.
Do you value your health? Cooking recipes to interest every housewife will also be found in this little book.
/ published by the proprietors of Dr. Morse’s Root Pills and Mirpil Skin Balm. [Sydney : W.H. Comstock Co. Ltd., 1934]. Octavo pamphlet (190 x 120 mm), pictorial wrappers (faint vertical crease), calendar for 1934 and 1935 inside upper wrapper, 16 pp; a good copy.
CUTTING, C.K.; THE NAYTURA FOODATORIUM (MELBOURNE)
Chart No. 1 Planned Menus : Diet and rejuvenation chart; Chart No. 2 Plain facts worth a fortune : Health rules and hints; Chart No. 3 Classification and combined meals : Simple health food combination chart.
Melbourne : The Naytura Foodatorium (The Nutritional Reasearch Group), 300 Little Collins Street, [between 1930 and 1940]. Three folding cards in identical narrow folio format (320 x 125 mm folded, opening to 320 x 600 mm), printed on yellow, orange and green card respectively, each with dietary information and planned menus printed across  panels; …