WALFORD, Patrick Richard Stewart (1888-1947)
[AN ANZAC IN THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION] Manuscript letter of Australian soldier Captain P. R. Stewart Walford of the Russian Armoured Car Division. Sent from Petrograd (St. Petersburg) to London, August 1917.
Manuscript in ink, 3 pp, quarto (235 x 180 mm); headed ’14 Chepstow Villas / London W11 / 8.8.17′ [Walford’s forwarding address in London’s Notting Hill, but internal references show the letter was actually written in Petrograd]; addressed to Mrs. Collins, Walford’s American landlady in Notting Hill, and signed in full at the foot of …
CLEMETSON, John; BETTANY, Desmond (illustrator)
Changi Industries Incorporated : don’t ever again say “It can’t be done!” / with the compliments of the O/C P.O.W. Rubber Factory Changi, Singapore.
[Cover title]. s.l. : s.n., . First edition. Small quarto (205 x 165 mm), publisher’s string-bound printed stiff wrappers (front with small loss at bottom corner, else good), pp 5, , with 15 full page b/w plates, 14 being photographic reproductions of original cartoons drawn by P.O.W. Des Bettany; contents very clean throughout, a good …
STATE RECRUITING COMMITTEE OF VICTORIA
Memorial service for those who have fallen in the service of their country : St. Kilda, Sunday, 2nd December, 1917, 3.30 p.m. Under the auspices of the State Recruiting Committee of Victoria.
St. Kilda, Vic. : Wellman & Co., printers, . Quarto (270 x 215 mm),  pp, printed in red, blue and black on white paper; centre pages with Order of Service, rear side with Honour Roll listing the names of St. Kilda’s 174 fallen (up to this point in the war); old vertical and horizontal …
81ST AIR DEPOT GROUP [USAAF]
[Brisbane, Qld.?] : s.n., 1944. Folding card (158 x 89 mm), printed on 3 sides; front with colour illustration of the 81st Air Depot Group chapel at Finschhafen, New Guinea; inside with vignette portraits of chaplains Kenneth Urquhart and Walton Sullivan, and the Chaplains’ Message; verso with handwritten message ‘To all, love Gail’; in very …
BROWN, Lyndell et al.
Melbourne, Macmillan Art Publishing, 2014. Small quarto, illustrated stiff cards, pp. 224, illustrated. This book – focusing on contemporary wars and their aftermath as perceived by war artists Lyndell Brown, Charles Green and Jon Cattapan – will be of equally vital interest to those concerned with contemporary war and terror, art history and theory and …
RAND McNALLY & Co.
A large scale detail map of the western battle front in Europe showing in minute detail the geographic features of the region; cities, towns, villages, rivers, and small streams, railroads and highways, as well as the topographical nature of the battle ground, and giving the farthest advance of the German armies, September 6th, 1914 and …
Set of original designs by Delandre for patriotic vignettes used during World War One, including two commemorating the ANZACs.
[France : Delandre, 1916]. A set of six original handmade designs, together with the printer’s proof sheet, for patriotic and propaganda charity stamps intended to raise money for the Triple Entente powers and the Red Cross in World War One. These designs were created and subsequently printed and issued as vignette labels (for use on …
COUNIHAN, Noel (1913 - 1986)
London: Collet’s Holdings Ltd., 1950. Later lettered paper portfolio (385mm tall), cut lettering from the original folio pasted on (foxed), 4pp. letterpress (long split along fold), twelve linocuts on separate sheets, very good examples. Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist, this is number 88. In this example, each linocut has been signed by …
NORTON, Lieutenant-Commander Frank
Sydney and London : Angus & Robertson, 1953. Oblong quarto, illustrated boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 96, illustrated, a couple of spots of foxing, but a fine copy. Norton was Official Naval War Artist 1941 – 1945; 1952.
Small archive of cinema tickets souvenired by an Australian soldier in Alexandria, Egypt, in April 1941.
Group of thirteen tickets, various sizes up to 90 x 120 mm; cinemas include the Rialto (2), the Rio, the Ritz (2), the Royal (2), the Lido, the Strand (2), the Mohamed Aly, La Gaîté and the Radio Ciné; one is inscribed ’64 General Hospital April 1941′; all printed in French, on cheap and brittle paper; occasional …
ROBERTS, Rowland G., R.A.N.
By Yeoman of Signals Roberts, R.A.N. Perth : Patersons Printing Press Ltd., . Octavo, cloth (sunned and flecked), inscription to the endpaper dated 1942, pp. 148; , lacks the rear free endpaper, a good copy. The tragic and dramatic story of the sinking of the H.M.A.S. Perth by the Imperial Japanese Navy at the Battle …
Darwin, NT : Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, 1995. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers (slight edge wear), pp. 120, illustrated. Gittoes’ artistic observations of Cambodia, Somalia, Western Sahara & the Middle-East as an official Australian War Artist.
Darwin, NT : Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, 1995. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers (slight edge wear), pp. 120, illustrated. Gittoes’ artistic observations of Cambodia, Somalia, Western Sahara & the Middle-East as an official Australian War Artist. This copy signed by the artist on the half-title, with an invitation card to the artist’s …
Cover: With compliments and Greetings from the Citizens. Adelaide : J.B. Siddall, . Small octavo (180 x 117 mm), pictorial wrappers printed in sepia (mild foxing), lower wrapper with street map of Adelaide, inner wrappers with  sepia photographic plates; contains a concertina foldout with  black and white photographic views and  reproduction of …
Canberra : Australian War Memorial, 1984. Oblong quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 112, illustrated.
McKENZIE, Frederick Arthur
London : Hurst and Blackett, 1905. Octavo, gilt-illustrated cloth (spine sunned), pp. x; 340, photographic illustrations, folding map. An Englishman’s account of the Russo-Japanese War, written in Tbilisi.