CROSSLEY, R.G.; Australia. Commonwealth Office of Education
/ prepared by The Commonwealth Office of Education … consultant R. G. Crossley. Adelaide : Printed by Vardon, Price Limited, by authority K.M. Stevenson, Government Printer, 1948. First edition. Octavo, original printed buff card wrappers (foxed), pp 118; the inside front and rear covers with printed form ‘To be completed by class teacher at reception and …
Amsterdam : Elzevir, 1686. Thick octavo, calf over boards (rubbed), rebacked in morocco, contrasting morocco title label, lettered in gilt, later endpapers, bookplate to front pastedown, pp. [xviii]; 904; 754, early vellum tabs to fore edge (some repaired with cloth tape, and a few tears from use), a few contemporary marginalia. Corporis Juris Civilis was …
PRYNNE, William (1600 - 1669); COKE, Sir Edward (1552 - 1634)
Brief animadversions on, amendments of, & additional explanatory records to the Fourth part of institutes of the lawes of England,
concerning jurisdiction of courts, compiled by the late famous lawyer Sir Edward Cooke knight (chief justice of both benches) in his life-time, but published and re-printed (with some disadvantage) since his death : wherein the misquotations, mistakes of records, antiquities cited in them are rectified, some doubtful passages explained, many defective omissions of usefull records …
A Paris : [chez Michaud et Petit] de l’Imprimerie Royale, 1816. “Seconde édition.” Octavo, contemporary full tree calf (rubbed and scuffed), spine with gilt ornament and contrasting title label lettered in gilt (frayed at head and tail), marbled endpapers, original owner’s signature to first blank, frontispiece engraved portrait of Louis XVI, pp xii, 491; frontispiece …
MAINTENON, Madame de
Paris : Rollin, fils, 1752-53. Three volumes bound in one, small octavo, original full calf (boards rubbed and scuffed), spine in compartments with gilt ornament and contrasting leather title label lettered in gilt (the raised bands and head and tail are worn), marbled endpapers, marbled edges, pp , 212; 212; 202; title pages printed in …
[THIROUX D'ARCONVILLE, Marie Geneviève Charlotte, 1720-1805]
Aus dem französischen. Berlin : in der Paulischen Buchhandlung, 1780-81-82. Three volumes, small octavo, original marbled papered boards, spines with contrasting title labels lettered in gilt (boards heavily rubbed and worn at edges, some surface loss to paper labels); pp , 536; 580; 532, [34 index]; Part 1. with engraved frontispiece portrait of Marie de’ Medici; all title …
New York : Hastings House, 1955. Octavo, quarter cloth over papered boards, dustjacket (edges rubbed), pp. x; 325, photographic plates. Signed and inscribed by W. R. Hearst Jr., the business man’s son, to the endpaper.
COLQUHOUN, Patrick (1745-1820)
contenant le détail des crimes et délits qui se commettent dans cette capitale, et indiquant les moyens de les prévenir….Traduit de l’Anglais sur la sixième édition. Paris : Léopold Collin, 1807. Two volumes octavo, contemporary red half calf over red boards (rubbed), spines with gilt numbers, decoration and stamped title labels, pastedowns and free endpapers …
SHIRLEY, W. R.
Lagos : Government printer, 1948. Quarto, lettered cloth (faded), inscription to endpaper, pp. 68, photographic plates. Rare, a single example (imprinted 1950) located in OCLC; no copies located for sale.
[Canada] : Oakhill Pond Press, 2017. Letterpress card folder with three bookmarks, printed letterpress on July 1st 2017 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian independence, each with a historical Canadian stamp, together with another small letterpress card commemorating independence. Canadian private press ephemera celebrating nationhood.
Dear Anita, having a gay time, wish you were here. Gay Pride / San Francisco, Sunday, June 26th, 1977
Oakland: Diana Press,1977. 5.5×6 inch postcard, with photo of San Francisco with “Dear Anita…” written on it on one side and a list of Diana Press publications on the other. Anita Bryant was leading an anti-gay movement at this time. The faux inscription resembles holograph but is printed “in plate”
San Francisco: Whose Town? . 8.5×11 inch handbill, portrait of Harvey Milk wearing a pin that says “Gag rules,” with a bar across his mouth to censor him. Small yellow stain at lower right from a piece of tape that was formerly attached to the verso. Urges the reader to attend the GFD Parade Committee’s general …
MARR, David (editor)
Lyneham, A.C.T. : The Society, [1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988]. 11 individual issues, small quarto (295 x 215mm), original illustrated wrappers, various paginations; occasional marginalia, but in uniformly good condition. The group comprises: No. 22, August Quarter 1982 No. 24, February Quarter 1983 No. 25, May Quarter 1983 No. 30, August Quarter 1984 No. …
San Francisco : Members of the General Membership, Gay Freedom Day Committee, . 8.5×11 inch handbill, minor crease, very good. Text continues on the verso. Leaflet depicting Bruce Goranson, co-chair of the 1980 Gay Freedom Day Parade Committee, who is alleged to have said these words at a planning meeting. Urges the general membership to attend …
New York : Pantheon Books, 2004. Quarto, stiff boards, pp. , signed by the artist in silver ink. A satirical graphic novel about the events and aftermath of the September 11 attacks in New York by the Pulitzer Prize winning illustrative author of Maus.
Shanghai : Presbyterian Mission Press, 1903. Octavo, half-roan over silk (spine defective), pp. iii; [i]; ii; 240; iv; [i – price list of other works by the author], very good. Detailed account of the substantial accounts of the Chinese empire.