Militaria

  • [PLANNED INVASION OF AUSTRALIA] 濠洲寫眞帳 : 附・新西蘭. [Gōshū shashinchō: tsuketari, Nyū Jīrando.]
Japan. Rikugun. Gun, Dai 16. Shireibu [Imperial Japanese Army. HQ of the 16th Army in Java]
# 14895

    # 14895

    Japan. Rikugun. Gun, Dai 16. Shireibu [Imperial Japanese Army. HQ of the 16th Army in Java]

    [PLANNED INVASION OF AUSTRALIA] 濠洲寫眞帳 : 附・新西蘭. [Gōshū shashinchō: tsuketari, Nyū Jīrando.]

    [=Photo Album of Australia]. [Jakarta?] : Osamu Shūdan Shireibu, Shōwa 17 [1942]. Oblong folio (250 x 400 mm), original half cloth over papered boards, printed title to upper board; pp 12, 258, chiefly black and white photographic plates with captions in English and Japanese, maps (folding); a good copy. A rare and important album relating …

  • New Orleans Mardi Gras 1881. Schedule of special train. New York to New Orleans and return
# 15121

    # 15121

    New Orleans Mardi Gras 1881. Schedule of special train. New York to New Orleans and return

    via B & O, O & M, and Jackson Route. Carrying the members and guests of the 71st Regt., NGSNY. Lithographed card, 150 x 76 mm (5 3/4 x 3 inches) folded, printed in green ink, 4 panels with decorative lettering and vignette illustrations of the soldiers celebrating Mardi Gras, and scenes on the train …

  • [POLYNESIA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens, Eastern Arms &c.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14772

    # 14772

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [POLYNESIA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens, Eastern Arms &c.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. November 1904. No. 20. Octavo, original printed wrappers, pp 2 (brief descriptions of 69 items), followed by 2 photographic plates (tissue guards intact) illustrating all items; a fine copy.  Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes artefacts from New Zealand …

  • [NEW GUINEA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens, Eastern Arms &c.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14773

    # 14773

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [NEW GUINEA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens, Eastern Arms &c.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. January 1905. No. 22. Octavo, original printed wrappers, pp 2 (brief descriptions of 86 items), followed by 2 photographic plates (tissue guards intact) illustrating most items; a fine copy. Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes 43 artefacts from British …

  • [NEW GUINEA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14774

    # 14774

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [NEW GUINEA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. December 1905. No. 33. Octavo, original printed wrappers (detached and chipped), pp 2 (brief descriptions of 37 items), followed by 2 tipped-in silver gelatin photographs illustrating all items. Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes 10 artefacts from British New …

  • [GILBERT ISLANDS] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14775

    # 14775

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [GILBERT ISLANDS] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. September 1905. No. 30. Octavo, original printed wrappers (detached), pp 2 (brief descriptions of 37 items), followed by 2 tipped-in silver gelatin photographs, illustrating most items. Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes 11 artefacts from the Gilbert Islands, among …

  • [SOUTH AMERICA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14777

    # 14777

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [SOUTH AMERICA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. October 1905. No. 31. Octavo, original printed wrappers (edges a little chipped), pp 2 (brief descriptions of 36 items), followed by 2 tipped-in silver gelatin photographs, illustrating most items. Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes 36 artefacts from India …

  • [NEW HEBRIDES] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14779

    # 14779

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [NEW HEBRIDES] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. July, 1905. No. 28. Octavo, original printed wrappers (detached), pp 2 (brief descriptions of 30 items), followed by 2 tipped-in silver gelatin photographs, illustrating all items. Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes 15 artefacts from the Naga hill tribes …

  • [MILITARY] Appointment of Ensign John Vander Horst Rees to 90th Foot, 1855, signed by Queen Victoria
[REES, John Vander Horst , 1834-1908]
# 14232

    # 14232

    [REES, John Vander Horst , 1834-1908]

    [MILITARY] Appointment of Ensign John Vander Horst Rees to 90th Foot, 1855, signed by Queen Victoria

    Lithographed document with manuscript entries, 240 x 360 mm, dated at Windsor, 12 October 1855; signed by Queen Victoria at upper left; original seals intact; vertical fold lines, some browning; laid down on nineteenth century board. Official appointment of Ensign John Vander Horst Rees as Ensign in the 90th Regiment of Foot. Later commissioned as …

  • Kenneth Jack. World War II paintings and drawings
JACK, Kenneth
# 14320

    # 14320

    JACK, Kenneth

    Kenneth Jack. World War II paintings and drawings

    Brisbane : Booralong Publications, 1990. Quarto, boads in dustjacket, some offsetting to endpapers, pp. 104, illustrated. 

  • Report from Select Committee on the colonial military expenditure :
# 13978

    # 13978

    Report from Select Committee on the colonial military expenditure :

    With the minutes of evidence, appendix, and index. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be printed, 7 August 1834. Folio, parliamentary paper, disbound, pp. viii; 181; [149], folioated in pen upper right corner, a fine copy.  Parliamentary inquiry into the expenditure at military garrisons in British colonies, including Malta, Gibralter, the West Indies, West …

  • Views to accompany report on geological survey of country west of Suakin,
PARROTT, Thomas Samuel, Captain (1842-1917)
# 12009

    # 12009

    PARROTT, Thomas Samuel, Captain (1842-1917)

    Views to accompany report on geological survey of country west of Suakin,

    by Capt. Parrott, Engineer Officer, Staff, N.S.W. Contingent, to Colonel B. Edwards, R.E.C.B., commanding Royal Engineers, Soudan Expedition, 1885. Oblong folio, original full leather boards (scuffed), the upper board with gilt lettered title, both boards with triple gilt rule, patterned endpapers, pp [1] title page in letterpress on leaf of thick card, [1] folding hand …

  • [CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] From Gallipoli.
[MASEFIELD, John, 1878-1967] Artist unknown.
# 12390

    # 12390

    [MASEFIELD, John, 1878-1967] ; Artist unknown.

    [CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] From Gallipoli.

    [United Kingdom, c.1930]. Large octavo, original full dark blue morocco binding with triple gilt rule and ornament, spines with raised bands and lettered in gilt; inner boards with gilt rule; calligraphic manuscript in red, black and gold ink on vellum, [11] pages, each page with decorative borders in red, black and gold; the text comprises …

  • [NAPOLEONIC WARS] Sir John Moore : autograph letter, signed
MOORE, John, Lieutenant-General (1761-1809)
# 13931

    # 13931

    MOORE, John, Lieutenant-General (1761-1809)

    [NAPOLEONIC WARS] Sir John Moore : autograph letter, signed

    Manuscript in brown ink on single quarto sheet of wove paper with watermarked date 1804, 215 x 190 mm, sent from the War Office, 25 October 1805, to an unknown recipient warning “that the objection to your publishing the precise Stations of the British Forces still subsists in full force.”; signed at the foot J. …

  • Manuscript poem about the non-availability of alcohol, possibly written in Changi POW Camp
Anon.
# 13853

    # 13853

    Anon.

    Manuscript poem about the non-availability of alcohol, possibly written in Changi POW Camp

    [Between 1942 and 1945?]. Manuscript in ink on a rectangular piece of thickish brown paper, 108 x 155 mm; verso with later annotation in pen in spidery handwriting Changi; numerous old fold lines indicating the paper was originally folded into a tiny rough square, approximately 45 x 40 mm; some foxing and staining and a …

  • Safe marriage : a return to sanity
ROUT, Ettie
# 13765

    # 13765

    ROUT, Ettie

    Safe marriage : a return to sanity

    London : William Heinemann; Melbourne : E. W. Cole, 1926 (3rd Australian edition). Octavo, papered boards, cloth spine, pp. 93, name removed from front free endpapers, occasional foxing. The French Government awarded the author the premier decoration for women for her work during the war with the New Zealand Volunteer Sisters.

  • [A RELIC OF THE SIEGE OF SEBASTOPOL] Razgovory francuzsko-russko-německie
OLDEKOP, August von
# 13611

    # 13611

    OLDEKOP, August von

    [A RELIC OF THE SIEGE OF SEBASTOPOL] Razgovory francuzsko-russko-německie

    = Dialogues français-russes-allemands = Französisch-russisch-deutsche Gespräche. Sanktpeterburg : F. Bellizar, 1837. First edition. Octavo, contemporary half calf over papered boards (upper board detached, boards heavily scuffed and corners worn), original backstrip lettered in gilt (loss to leather at head and tail); front pastedown inscribed in ink 'Found in Sebastopol, September 1855'; front free-endpaper with a presentation inscription …

  • Special illustrated number of The Echo, to commemorate the departure of the New South Wales troops
THE ECHO.
# 13093

    # 13093

    THE ECHO.

    Special illustrated number of The Echo, to commemorate the departure of the New South Wales troops

    for the Soudan. Sydney : Printed and published by John Fairfax and Sons, at the office of the Sydney Echo, Tuesday, March 3, 1885. Elephant folio sheet, 940 x 630 mm, folding to form 8 pp; with lithographed illustrations, including portraits of Gordon, Coveny and the highest ranking officers of the New South Wales Contingent, …

  • An official in British New Guinea : with earlier reminiscences of Harrow and the Royal Artillery
GRIFFIN, H.L.
# 12698

    # 12698

    GRIFFIN, H.L.

    An official in British New Guinea : with earlier reminiscences of Harrow and the Royal Artillery

    London : Cecil Palmer, [1925]. First edition. Octavo, publisher's blue cloth boards with gilt lettered spine, xi, [1], 252 pp : illustrated with photographic plates, map; mild foxing to outer leaves, edges a little flecked, but a very good first edition copy. 

  • The Boer fight for freedom
DAVITT, Michael (1846 - 1906)
# 12663

    # 12663

    DAVITT, Michael (1846 - 1906)

    The Boer fight for freedom

    New York and London : Funk and Wagnalls, 1902. Octavo, gilt decorated boards, pp. 603, folding colour map, photographic plates. Irish Nationalist Davitt was supportive of the Boer in their mutual fight against the English enemy.

  • Hoch der Kaiser : Myself und Gott
ROSE, A. McGergor
# 12543

    # 12543

    ROSE, A. McGergor

    Hoch der Kaiser : Myself und Gott

    /​ by A. MacGregor Rose (A.M.R. Gordon) ; the pictures by Jessie A. Walker. Melbourne : Keystone Printing Co., [1914]. Octavo, original pictorial stiff wrappers[31] pp, illustrated; a very good copy. Satirical cartoons and accompanying short verses lampooning Kaiser Wilhelm II. Originally published in 1900 (New York : Abbey Press). 

  • Blinky Bill joins the army
WALL, Dorothy
# 12429

    # 12429

    WALL, Dorothy

    Blinky Bill joins the army

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1941. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards (loss to head and foot of spine), pp. 130, colour frontispiece, illustrated. Second edition. Muir 7834 (not noting the 1941 edition)

  • Korean lullaby
FAST, Howard (1914-2003)
# 12401

    # 12401

    FAST, Howard (1914-2003)

    Korean lullaby

    Forest Lodge, N.S.W. : Current Book Distributors, [between 1950 and 1953 ]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (price annotation to front), [14] pp, faint stain to top edge of final three leaves, otherwise a very good copy. Anti-Korean War poetry by the American Communist writer Howard Fast, published to raise funds for the American Peace Crusade. Fast was …

  • [MARITIME] Manuscript documents relating to the prize San Cristoforo, captured by HMS Anson, 1804

# 5668

    # 5668

    [GEORGE III]

    [MARITIME] Manuscript documents relating to the prize San Cristoforo, captured by HMS Anson, 1804

    The Spanish ship San Cristoforo was captured in the Mediterranean by HMS Anson, under the command of William Cracraft, on December 8 1804. She was carrying a cargo of hides and other products from Montevideo in the New World and was bound for Barcelona. The Anson was at the time acting independently of the rest …

  • Hasten! German Atrocities. A terrible record. The call of humanity
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
# 11754

    # 11754

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Hasten! German Atrocities. A terrible record. The call of humanity

    Melbourne: Director-General of Recruiting, 1918. Large folding poster illustrated by Norman Lindsay. Some splitting along folds and chipping with a little loss but overall a good example.  

  • Quick! The Cause of the War. Our Reason for Entering the War. Why we must win the War.
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
# 11747

    # 11747

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Quick! The Cause of the War. Our Reason for Entering the War. Why we must win the War.

    Melbourne: Director-General of Recruiting, 1918. Large folding poster illustrated by Norman Lindsay. Some small splitting along folds but overall a very good example. 

  • Songs of a campaign (Reg Ellery’s copy)
GELLERT, Leon (1892-1977)
# 11972

    # 11972

    GELLERT, Leon (1892-1977)

    Songs of a campaign (Reg Ellery’s copy)

    Adelaide : G. Hassell & Son, 1917. Second edition. Octavo, original stiff wrappers (edges chipped and stained), the personal copy of psychiatrist and writer Reginald Spencer (Reg) Ellery (1897-1955), the upper wrapper with the ownership signatures in ink of Reg. S. Ellery and Mavis E.W. Ellery, half-title with Reg Ellery's signature in pencil, pp vi, …

  • Hank was a Yank
DAVIES, Norman
# 11949

    # 11949

    DAVIES, Norman

    Hank was a Yank

    Melbourne : Pilven and Stephens, [1944?]. Small quarto, original pictorial limp covers (lightly marked, a little darkened along spine), [47] pp, illustrated with black and white line drawings throughout, a very good copy. The humorous story of an American sailor's experiences in Australia during World War Two.

  • Parsons or pumps?
NICHOLSON, James B. (editor)
# 11906

    # 11906

    NICHOLSON, James B. (editor)

    Parsons or pumps?

    Also titled: A souvenir. Melbourne : S. John Bacon, [1943]. Duodecimo, original card wallet with illustration of a boomerang and printed information for postal use, staple bound, pp 79, [1], illustrated, a fine copy. A Christian publication distributed to Australian soldiers during World War II. “The New Edition of 'A Souvenir' completes 45,000 copies issued …

  • Parsons or pumps?
NICHOLSON, James B. (editor)]
# 11904

    # 11904

    NICHOLSON, James B. (editor)]

    Parsons or pumps?

    Also titled: A souvenir. Sydney : The Central Press Pty. Ltd., [between 1939 and 1945]. Duodecimo, original card wallet with illustration of a boomerang and printed information for postal use, staple bound, pp 79, [1], a very good copy.  A Christian publication distributed to Australian soldiers during World War II.  “If you are sending this …

  • Memories and melodies
PERRYMAN, C. Elliott
# 11841

    # 11841

    PERRYMAN, C. Elliott

    Memories and melodies

    Adelaide : Hassell Press, 1927. Duodecimo, original pictorial stiff wrappers (small paper loss at head of spine, a tiny amount of foxing to front), a presentation copy inscribed by the author on the half-title 'To Edna with best wishes from C.E. Perryman, 1/3/33', along with later ownership inscription and stamp of members of the Davies …

  • [MISSIONS] Eleven weeks in a Japanese police cell
McLAREN, Chas. I.
# 11786

    # 11786

    McLAREN, Chas. I.

    [MISSIONS] Eleven weeks in a Japanese police cell

    Melbourne : S. J. Bacon (Marshall, Morgan &​ Scott Ltd.), [1943]. Second edition, revised. Small octavo, publisher's pictorial stiff wrappers (a little toned), 43 pp, foreword by R. Wilson Macaulay, Moderator-General of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, 1 photographic portrait, music notation, a good copy.  McLaren was an Australian Presbyterian missionary and Professor of Neurology …

  • “All’s well with the fleet!”
WESTON, Harry J. (1874-1938)
# 11761

    # 11761

    WESTON, Harry J. (1874-1938)

    “All’s well with the fleet!”

    Sydney Australasian News Company, Limited, [1914]. Quarto, original pictorial wrappers (chipping and small tears at edges, originally fastened at one corner but now detached), containing [9] (of 12) unnumbered leaves, each with a full-page colour lithograph print by Harry Weston captioned with the name of a particular battleship, all prints with some marginal foxing (mostly …

  • [MELBOURNE] A brief history of the Waterloo campaign : with description of the Cyclorama and how it was made
TAYLOR H.S. & GROSS, Howard H
# 11572

    # 11572

    TAYLOR H.S. & GROSS, Howard H

    [MELBOURNE] A brief history of the Waterloo campaign : with description of the Cyclorama and how it was made

    Cover title: The Melbourne Cyclorama of the Battle of Waterloo. Illustrated history of the great battle with key to the painting, maps, and portraits, also a description of the Cyclorama and how it was made. Compiled by H.S. Taylor and Howard H. Gross. Melbourne : Cyclorama Co. Limited, 1891. Second edition. Octavo, publisher's pictorial wrappers …

  • Souvenir of the visit of the British Special Service Squadron to Victoria and its metropolis,
Melbourne (Vic.). Council
# 11323

    # 11323

    Melbourne (Vic.). Council

    Souvenir of the visit of the British Special Service Squadron to Victoria and its metropolis,

    illustrating the garden state of the Commonwealth. Cover title: Souvenir to commemorate the visit of the British Special Service Squadron to the city of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia). 'With the compliments of the Melbourne City Council, March 17th to 25th, 1924'. Melbourne : Osboldstone, 1924. Oblong quarto, gilt lettered wrappers (detached, lacking staples), [63] pp, all …

  • Humorosities : by an Australian soldier
HARTT, Cecil L.
# 11225

    # 11225

    HARTT, Cecil L.

    Humorosities : by an Australian soldier

    London : Australian Trading &​ Agencies Co., [1916]. Quarto, original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with contemporary inscriptions dated Christmas 1916), staple bound, [34] pp, illustrated, advertisements, occasional spotting but a good copy. 

  • [SHEET MUSIC] The A.I.F. is marching : dedicated to the men of the Australian fighting forces
LANE, Beverley H.
# 11172

    # 11172

    LANE, Beverley H.

    [SHEET MUSIC] The A.I.F. is marching : dedicated to the men of the Australian fighting forces

    Cover: The song of Australia's fighting forces. Sydney : Nicholsons Pty. Ltd., 1940. Folio, illustrated covers (front with ownership inscription at top edge), [3] pp musical notation, some scattered pale foxing, but a good copy. 

  • Aussie: the Australian soldiers’ magazine. No. 9, December, 1918.
HARRIS, Phillip L. (editor); Australia. Army. Australian Imperial Force (1914-1921)
# 10891

    # 10891

    HARRIS, Phillip L. (editor); Australia. Army. Australian Imperial Force (1914-1921)

    Aussie: the Australian soldiers’ magazine. No. 9, December, 1918.

    [France] : printed in the field by the A.I.F. Printing section, 1918. Small quarto newspaper, in the original pictorial outer wrappers (toned), 24 pp, disbound, as issued, soldiers' anecdotes and news illustrated with many satirical cartoons and sketches, including a full-page drawing of ruins at Villers Bretonneux by F.H. Molony; a very good copy.

  • Souvenir postcard of the Japanese midget submarine attack on Sydney Harbour, 1942
[ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY]
# 10810

    # 10810

    [ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY]

    Souvenir postcard of the Japanese midget submarine attack on Sydney Harbour, 1942

    [Sydney] : Royal Australian Navy, 1942. Photogravure process postcard, 140 x 90 mm, verso imprinted with the R.A.N. crest and the text: 'This is to certify that the bearer of this card operated the controls of the periscope in the Japanese Midget Submarine sunk in Sydney Harbour on May 31st, 1942. 30th July 1942'; in …

  • Le contingent australien aux Dardanelles au flanc de la presqu’ile de Gallipoli
# 10599

    # 10599

    Le contingent australien aux Dardanelles au flanc de la presqu’ile de Gallipoli

    pp 4-5 in: Le Miroir, Paris, 8 August 1915. Large quarto newspaper, 16 pp, sepia tone photographic illustrations throughout, including a double-page photographic essay on the ANZAC contingent at Gallipoli; a complete copy in fine condition. A contemporary French perspective on the Australian and New Zealand involvement in the Dardanelles campaign.

  • Cyclorama of the war
[DERANLOT FRERES; OTTAVY, Elie]
# 10365

    # 10365

    [DERANLOT FRERES; OTTAVY, Elie]

    Cyclorama of the war

    Sydney : Swift Print, [c.1920]. Single sheet, 250 x 370 mm, folding to [4] pp small quarto, printed in blue ink, illustration to front, descriptive text on all pages, original folds with some small tears and nicks to the edges, tape repair at upper corner of the rear of the sheet, mild foxing, fragile but …

  • Maralinga atomic testing ground
AUSTRALIAN NEWS AND INFORMATION BUREAU.
# 10403

    # 10403

    AUSTRALIAN NEWS AND INFORMATION BUREAU.

    Maralinga atomic testing ground

    Canberra : Australian News and Information Bureau, 1957. Two press photographs, black and white prints on glossy printing out paper, each 165 x 215 mm, versos with typed labels date stamped April 2, 1957, with Australian Government propaganda  about the preparation for a series of tests which would be carried out later in 1957. Both …

  • Atomic bomb test, Monte Bello Islands, Western Australia, 1952
UNITED PRESS [Photographer unknown]
# 10402

    # 10402

    UNITED PRESS [Photographer unknown]

    Atomic bomb test, Monte Bello Islands, Western Australia, 1952

    Cleveland, Ohio : United Press, 1952. Press photograph, black and white print on glossy printing out paper, 155 x 230 mm, verso with typed label: 'Monte Bello, Australia: Britain's first atomic weapon test is held in the Monte Bello Islands, fifty miles off the northwest coast of Australia, October 3. Thirty minutes after the explosion …

  • War with America.
VICTORIA. PARLIAMENTARY PAPER. [PELHAM-CLINTON, Henry, 5th Duke of Newcastle, 1811-1864; BARKLY, Sir Henry, 1815-1898]
# 11039

    # 11039

    VICTORIA. PARLIAMENTARY PAPER. [PELHAM-CLINTON, Henry, 5th Duke of Newcastle, 1811-1864; BARKLY, Sir Henry, 1815-1898]

    War with America.

    Copy of a Despatch from the Secretary of State relative to the disposal of the Naval Forces of Great Britain in the event of War, and urging the completeion of certain measures of Defence required in this Colony ; also intimating that the Trops sent to New Zealand shall be forthwith returned. Presented to both …

  • How to pay for the war : a radical plan for the Chancellor of the Exchequer
KEYNES, John Maynard (1883-1946)

# 993

    # 9931

    KEYNES, John Maynard (1883-1946)

    How to pay for the war : a radical plan for the Chancellor of the Exchequer

    London : Macmillan and Co., Ltd, 1940. First edition. Small octavo, publisher's printed teal coloured boards (lightly marked), front paste-down with ownership inscription dated 1940, 88 pp, a very good copy.

  • H.M. Special Service Squadron. Visit to South Australia, March 10 to 15, 1924 : memento
SIDDALL, J.B.

# 9901

    # 9901

    SIDDALL, J.B.

    H.M. Special Service Squadron. Visit to South Australia, March 10 to 15, 1924 : memento

    Cover: With compliments and Greetings from the Citizens. Adelaide : J.B. Siddall, [1924]. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers printed in sepia (mild foxing), lower wrapper with street map of Adelaide, inner wrappers with [2] sepia photographic plates; the wrappers contain a concertina foldout with [18] black and white photographic views and [1] reproduction of an engraving …

  • Santo Tomas Internment Camp : stic in verse and reverse, stic-toons and stic-tistics
McCALL, James

# 9581

    # 9581

    McCALL, James

    Santo Tomas Internment Camp : stic in verse and reverse, stic-toons and stic-tistics

    Lincoln, Neb. : The Woodruff printing company, [1945]. Octavo, original pictorial limp covers (paper split at head of spine), front paste-down with ownership inscription of 'G. Stanley Govett, Santa Tomas, Manila 1942-1945', [8], 146 pp, black and white plates with illustrations by internees, maps, internally clean and sound; loosely inserted is a scarce copy of …

  • [SHEET MUSIC] Cooee’s answer (to the call from the Dardanelles)
COWAN, Sam; TYRRELL, Edward H.

# 9097

    # 9097

    COWAN, Sam; TYRRELL, Edward H.

    [SHEET MUSIC] Cooee’s answer (to the call from the Dardanelles)

    / words by Sam Cowan ; music by Edward H. Tyrrell. Sydney : W.H. Paling &​ Co., [1915]. Quarto, pictorial wrappers featuring a troopship leaving an Australian port, original owner's inscription Blodwen Rees Boolaroo 3/12/15 (pale foxing), [3] pp musical notation for voice and piano, rear cover with advertisement for W.H. Paling, a very good …

  • The Waikato War, 1863-4
FEATON, John

# 9327

    # 9327

    FEATON, John

    The Waikato War, 1863-4

    Auckland : Printed and published for the proprietor by J. D. Wickham, n.d. [1879]. Octavo, flush-cut gilt-lettered boards, folding engraved frontispiece of Maori Chief Te Whiao, pp. 100, engraved portrait of Rewi, Chief of Ngamaniapotos, folding map (split with loss along one fold). A good copy of a scarce New Zealand item

  • [SHEET MUSIC] For auld lang syne! Australia will be there
FRANCIS, Skipper

# 9099

    # 9099

    FRANCIS, Skipper

    [SHEET MUSIC] For auld lang syne! Australia will be there

    / Written, composed and sung with phenomenal success by Skipper Francis (The Bristol Channel Swimmer) to whom the Full Theatrical Performing Rights are Secured and Reserved. / Australia's Battle Song. The Accepted March Song of the Australian Expeditionary Forces. Official Report. Sung in Action by Australian soldiers at the Dardanelles. Also sung by the heroic …