LINDSAY, Norman; FULLERTON, Peter
/ edited and with a commentary by Peter Fullerton. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1983. Large quarto, brown cloth boards with pictorial dustjacket, 251 pp, illustrated in black and white, 4 colour plates. A fine copy. Lindsay’s World War One cartoons, originally published in the Bulletin.
JACK, Kenneth (1924 - 2006)
Brisbane : Booralong Publications, 1990. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (creased), some occasional foxing, pp. 104, illustrated. Signed by the artist on the title page.
STRECKER, Jacqueline et al.
Canberra : Australian War Memorial, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 31, illustrated. Includes works by Fred Leist, Arthur Streeton, Charles Bryant, A. H. Fullwood et al.
HOGUE, J. A. et al.
North Sydney : Winn & Co., 1918. Octavo, lettered wrappers, colour illustration, pp. 100, illustrated. Promotional book and souvenir for the Red Cross Society, providing covalescent homes for the returned veterans, with poems, stories and illustrations. Scarce.
Albumen print photograph in arched format, 175 x 235 mm, unmounted; no photographer’s imprint; verso with contemporary inscription in pencil “Port Royal”; evidently removed at some point from a nineteenth century window mount, and accompanied by a later typed caption label “Company on board H.M. Ship Eclipse”; the albumen print has some pale foxing in …
[BOWEN, Stella]; WILKINS, Lola
Canberra : Australian War Memorial, 2002. Quarto, illustrated laminated covers, 66 pp; colour illustrations throughout. A fine exhibition catalogue of the work of Australian war artist Stella Bowen.
Geneva : Small Arms Survey, Graduate Institute of International Studies, . Series: Special report (Small Arms Survey) ; no. 5. Quarto (295 x 210 mm), publisher’s printed wrappers and protective clear plastic cover, 137 pp, photographic illustrations, maps, tables; a good copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to the inside …
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 in the same hand: …
CARMICHAEL, John Black (1811-1857) (artist); FERGUSON, J. (publisher)
Sydney : J. Ferguson, George Street, [circa 1880]. Separately issued lithograph, 112 x 208 mm (sheet), 70 x 167 mm (image); bottom margin with printed title and publisher’s imprint; verso with old collector’s wet stamp of J. K. S. Houison (Parramatta); light central vertical fold line, and mild handling wear at margins, else very good. Sydney’s …
[WORLD WAR ONE] Wattler’s Theatre. Some where in ….. Grand Christmas Pantomime “Robinson Crusoe”. Nightly 6 p.m. Produced by The Wattlers. Presented at popular prices. Officers: 2 francs. Other ranks: 50 cents. Programme 1d.
Hazebrouk : Imp. Stoven, [December, 1917]. Octavo bifolium (245 x 160 mm), lithograph printed on thickish green paper, centre pages with full cast for the evening’s entertainment, rear page with humorous notices such as ‘If you want anything done come to us [The Wattlers]. Our speciality is beershifting. We do this free providing you have …
MACLEAY RIVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
[Kempsey, NSW] : The Macleay River Historical Society, 1966. First edition. Octavo (205 mm), illustrated wrappers, staple bound, pp 18, with numerous b/w photographic illustrations; printing flaw (paper crease) at bottom corner of one leaf, else internally fine; a good copy.
/ By Padre Arthur Bell, Assistant Chaplain-General. Witha sequel. “A second chance.” Sydney, NSW : Luxton & Hooper, printers (for Australian Board of Missions), 1946. “New edition”. Duodecimo (165 mm), printed red wrappers (old price in ink at top corner of front), stapled, pp 27, with photographic portraits of Rev. Vivian Redlich, Sister May Hayman, Miss …
PIDGEON, W. E.
Catalogue by Lin Bloomfield, foreword by Hal Missingham. Sydney : The Bloomfield Galleries, 1988. Quarto, diecut wrappers, pp. 28, illustrated, catalogue of 100 works. Price list and invite enclosed.
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 …
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 …