Militaria

  • # 22989

    [HELE]. WILKINS, Lola

    Ivor Hele : the heroic figure

    Canberra : Australian War Memorial, [1997]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 88, illustrated in colour; a fine copy.

  • # 22484

    HOUGHTON, Tom

    [GALLIPOLI] Log of H.M.S. Albion, August 1914 – March 1915, containing a record of the ship’s involvement in the Dardanelles Campaign.

    Red cloth-bound manuscript book, 230 x 155 mm, water-damaged and lacking the backstrip although the binding is intact, pp 48 + blanks; manuscript entries in pencil, written in an easily legible hand (note: a full typed transcript accompanies the journal); on the front paste-down Tom Houghton, a sailor who grew up on the Lancashire coastline, …

  • # 22699

    GELLERT, Leon; URE SMITH, Sydney (editors)

    The Home. Vol. 19, No. 12. December 1, 1938

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1938. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Hera Roberts (some wear along spine), pp. 92, a fine copy. This issue includes illustrated articles on Sydney fashion and society, home and gardens, with a feature on the Russian Ballet and numerous photographs and advertisements for P & O, Ardath cigarettes, David Jones, Arnott’s biscuits …

  • # 22694

    GELLERT, Leon (editor)

    The Home. Vol. 23, No. 3. March 2, 1942

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1942. Quarto, illustrated wrappers showing a female soldier in uniform (light crease, small amount of wear to spine), pp. 64, a fine copy. This wartime issue includes illustrated articles on Australia’s defences, Australian women soldiers, ‘flying fortresses’ etc. A study on Roy Grounds architecture, gardens for small houses and social pages …

  • # 22691

    GELLERT, Leon, URE SMITH, Sydney (editors); PRESTON, Margaret

    The Home. Vol. 19, No. 7, July 1, 1938

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1938. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Hera Roberts (small amount of wear to spine), pp. 74, a fine copy. This issue includes illustrated articles social life, fashion and art, architecture, house and garden etc. Literary contributors include David McNicoll, this issue also includes full page advertisements, and photographs by Frank Hurley. Includes …

  • # 22701

    GELLERT, Leon, URE SMITH, Sydney (editors)

    The Home. Vol. 20, No. 3. March 1, 1939

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1939. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Michael Collins (small amount of wear to spine), pp. 88, a fine copy. This issue includes illustrated articles social life, fashion and art, architecture, house and garden etc. Bondi Beach, make up, interiors, hats, colour advertisements and photographs. ‘Sydney Ure Smith’s ‘The Home’ magazine was one …

  • # 22696

    GELLERT, Leon (editor)

    The Home. Vol. 22, No. 3. March 1, 1941

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1941. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Douglas Annand (small amount of wear to spine), pp. 64, a fine copy. This wartime issue includes contributions from Hugh McCrae, Harry Tatlock Miller, Myra Morris, Donald Friend, with numerous illustrations, photographs, advertisements etc. ‘Sydney Ure Smith’s ‘The Home’ magazine was one of the most sophisticated …

  • # 22697

    GELLERT, Leon; URE SMITH, Sydney (editors)

    The Home. Vol. 19, No. 5. May 2, 1938

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1938. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Douglas Annand (some wear along spine), pp. 84, a fine copy. This issue includes illustrated articles on Sydney fashion and society, home and gardens, with numerous photographs and advertisements for P & O, Ardath cigarettes, David Jones, Arnott’s biscuits etc. ‘Sydney Ure Smith’s ‘The Home’ magazine …

  • # 22690

    GELLERT, Leon (editor)

    The Home. Vol. 23, No. 2. February 2, 1942

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1942. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Madeline Robinson (small amount of wear to spine), pp. 64, a fine copy. This wartime issue includes illustrated articles on Australia’s defences, Australian soldiers, the Chinese army, air raid shelters. Literary contributors include Myra Morris, Anne Wienholt, this issue also includes full page advertisements, and colour …

  • # 22693

    GELLERT, Leon, URE SMITH, Sydney (editors); PRESTON, Margaret

    The Home. Vol. 20, No. 10. October 2, 1939

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1939. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Hinder (small amount of wear to spine), pp. 72, a fine copy. This issue includes illustrated articles social life, fashion and art, architecture, house and garden etc. horse racing, military aviation, colour advertisements and photographs. ‘Sydney Ure Smith’s ‘The Home’ magazine was one of the most …

  • # 22695

    GELLERT, Leon; URE SMITH, Sydney (editors)

    The Home. Vol. 19, No. 3. August 4, 1938

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1938. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Hera Roberts (some wear along spine, with small loss to front panel), pp. 76, a good copy. This issue includes illustrated articles on Sydney fashion and society, home and gardens, with numerous photographs and advertisements for Elizabeth Arden, David Jones, Arnott’s biscuits etc. ‘Sydney Ure Smith’s …

  • # 22692

    GELLERT, Leon, URE SMITH, Sydney (editors); PRESTON, Margaret

    The Home. Vol. 18, No. 10. October 1st, 1937

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1937. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Douglas Annand (small amount of wear to spine), pp. 92, a fine copy. Australian Capital Cities Number. This issue includes illustrated articles social life, fashion and art, architecture, house and garden etc. colour advertisements and photographs of Australian capital cities. ‘Sydney Ure Smith’s ‘The Home’ magazine …

  • # 22698

    GELLERT, Leon, URE SMITH, Sydney (editors); PRESTON, Margaret

    The Home. Vol. 20, No. 11. November 1, 1939

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1939. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Lee (small amount of wear to spine), pp. 68, a fine copy. This issue includes illustrated articles social life, fashion and art, architecture, house and garden etc. horse racing, road racing, military matters (with a double fold out illustration of an aircraft carrier), colour advertisements and …

  • # 22700

    GELLERT, Leon (editor)

    The Home. Vol. 21, No. 2. February 1, 1940

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1940. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by John Lee (small amount of wear to spine), pp. 68, a fine copy. This wartime issue includes articles on Sydney fashion, society, house and garden, furniture and interiors, with numerous illustrations, photographs, advertisements etc. ‘Sydney Ure Smith’s ‘The Home’ magazine was one of the most sophisticated …

  • # 22566

    MENPES, Mortimer (1855-1938)

    War impressions : being a record in colour. (Edition de luxe).

    / by Mortimer Menpes ; transcribed by Dorothy Menpes. London : Adam &​ Charles Black, [1901]. Edition de luxe, limited to 350 numbered copies signed by the artist (this is number 208). Small square quarto, original gilt ruled half morocco over papered boards, spine in compartments with gilt lettering and ornament, top edge gilt, marbled …

  • # 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 …