Politics & Law

  • # 18805

    MANNING, Charles H.

    Photographic portrait of Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, Governor of South Australia 1877-1883

    Circa 1878. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 55 x 37 mm (image), on green celluloid mount with decorative embossed border, 106 x 63 mm, recto with gilt lettered imprint of ‘Duryea’s Studio, Adelaide … C.H. Manning, Adelaide … His Excellency Major-General Sir William Jervois, K.G.C.M.G., C.B., Governor of South Australia. Photographed by C.H. Manning, …

  • # 19194

    WILLARD, Myra

    History of the White Australia Policy

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1923. Series: University of Melbourne Publications, No. 1. Octavo, original printed wrappers (spine sunned), the personal copy of E.A. Reynolds, biographer of Edmund Barton, who was responsible for instituting the policy in 1901, with Reynold’s ownership inscription dated 1936 on the half title, 217 pp, a very good association copy, …

  • # 18824

    JENKINS, Brian

    International terrorism : a new mode of conflict

    Los Angeles : Crescent Publications, 1975. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. viii; 51. California Seminar on Arms Control and Foreign Policy Paper No. 48. A study of terrorism in the early 1970s.

  • # 18675

    SMEATON, T.H.

    From stone cutter to Premier and Minister for Education : the story of the life of Tom Price, a Welsh boy who became an Australian statesman.

    Adelaide : Hunkin, Ellis & King, [1924]. First edition. Octavo, publisher’s blue buckram boards lettered in gilt (boards a little faded and lightly marked), later ex libris to front pastedown, frontispiece photographic portrait, pp 244; a good copy. Biography of South Australian politician Thomas “Tom” Price (1852-1909).

  • # 18837

    DAVIDSON, James W.

    [MANCHURIA]. Journal of the American Association of China. Vol. 1, No. 13 – 14

    Shanghai : the American Association of China, July 1904; January 1905. Quarto, quarter-sheep over cloth gilt-lettered ‘Manchuria Davidson’, pp. 34; 53, very good. Included two articles by James Davidson, Consul of the United States in Antung (Manchuria), and former member of the Peary arctic expedition. The first is ‘The newly opened treaty ports of Manchuria and …

  • # 18926

    [COLONY OF VICTORIA]

    Victoria. Special Lands Purchase. [To John McFarland, in the Parish of Towong. October, 1861. Signed by Governor Barkly].

    Lithograph printed document with manuscript entries on parchment, 330 x 445 mm, recording the purchase of ‘one rood thirty-two perches’ of Crown land in the Parish of Towong, northeast Victoria, by John McFarland, sold at public auction at Yackandandah on 9 September 1861; the document is dated 7 October 1861 and is signed at bottom …

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    # 19131

    WALTS, Frank (illustrator); EASTMAN, Max Forrester (editor); SLOAN, John (art editor); DELL, Floyd (managing editor), et al.

    [SOCIALISM] The Masses. September 1916. Volume 8, number 11.

    New York : Masses Publishing Company, 1916. Folio (335 x 265 mm), original pictorial wrappers with design by Frank Walts (paper loss and some edge tears to lower wrapper, wrapper detached, otherwise good), 28 pp, illustrated; some leaves with marginal loss, some pencil annotations, otherwise clean, a fair copy. The Masses, one of the most famous …

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    # 19130

    CHAMBERLAIN, K. R. (illustrator); EASTMAN, Max Forrester (editor); SLOAN, John (art editor); DELL, Floyd (managing editor), et al.

    [SOCIALISM] The Masses. July 1915. Volume 6, number 10.

    New York : Masses Publishing Company, 1915. Folio (335 x 265 mm), original pictorial wrappers with design by K. R. Chamberlain (wrapper detached), 28 pp, illustrated; internally clean, a very good copy. The Masses, one of the most famous radical journals in the history of American publishing, was a graphically innovative magazine of socialist politics published monthly in …

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    # 19129

    BELLOWS, Geo. (illustrator); EASTMAN, Max Forrester (editor); SLOAN, John (art editor); DELL, Floyd (managing editor), et al.

    [SOCIALISM] The Masses. April 1915. Volume 6, number 7.

    New York : Masses Publishing Company, 1915. Folio (335 x 265 mm), original pictorial wrappers with design by Geo. Bellows (short tear and two vertical creases to upper wrapper, short tear to lower wrapper, wrapper detached, otherwise good), 28 pp, illustrated; internally clean, a fair copy. The Masses, one of the most famous radical journals …

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    # 19128

    DAVIS, Stuart (illustrator); EASTMAN, Max Forrester (editor); SLOAN, John (art editor); DELL, Floyd (managing editor); REED, John (contributing literature editor), et al.

    [SOCIALISM] The Masses. November 1915. Volume 7, number 1. Woman’s citizenship number.

    New York : Masses Publishing Company, 1915. Folio (335 x 265 mm), original pictorial wrappers with design by Stuart Davis (paper loss to spine, small ink spots and light veritcal fold line to upper wrapper, wrapper detached, otherwise good), 28 pp, illustrated; internally clean, a good copy. The Masses, one of the most famous radical …

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    # 19127

    SMITH, H. (illustrator); EASTMAN, Max Forrester (editor); SLOAN, John (art editor); DELL, Floyd (managing editor), et al.

    [SOCIALISM] The Masses. March 1916. Volume 8, number 5.

    New York : Masses Publishing Company, 1916. Folio (335 x 265 mm), original pictorial wrappers with design by H. Smith (short edge tear and scorch mark to upper wrapper, wrapper detached, otherwise good), 28 pp, illustrated; internally clean, a good copy. The Masses, one of the most famous radical journals in the history of American …

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    # 19126

    WALTS, Frank (illustrator); EASTMAN, Max Forrester (editor); DELL, Floyd (managing editor); REED, John Silas, et al.

    [SOCIALISM] The Masses. August 1917. Volume 9, number 10.

    New York : Masses Publishing Company, 1917. Quarto (270 x 220 mm), original pictorial wrappers with design by Frank Walts (slight paper loss to spine, two very short tears and light vertical fold to upper wrapper, wrapper detached, otherwise good), 52 pp, illustrated; clean internally; a very good copy. The Masses, one of the most …

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    # 19125

    WALTS, Frank (illustrator); EASTMAN, Max Forrester (editor); DELL, Floyd (managing editor); REED, John Silas, et al.

    [SOCIALISM] The Masses. January 1917. Volume 9, number 3.

    New York : Masses Publishing Company, 1917. Quarto (270 x 220 mm), original pictorial wrappers with design by Frank Walts (some paper loss to spine, short tear and mark to upper wrapper, wrapper detached, centre pages loosened, otherwise good), 44 pp., illustrated; internally good; a good copy. The Masses, one of the most famous radical …

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    # 19124

    WALTS, Frank (illustrator); EASTMAN, Max Forrester (editor); DELL, Floyd (managing editor); REED, John Silas, et al.

    [SOCIALISM] The Masses. May 1917. Volume 9, number 3.

    New York : Masses Publishing Company, 1917. Quarto (270 x 220 mm), original pictorial wrappers with design by Frank Walts (some paper loss to spine, slight rubbing and paper loss to upper wrapper, wrapper detached, otherwise good), 44 pp, illustrated; internally clean; a good copy. The Masses, one of the most famous radical journals in …

  • # 16813

    McDOUGALL, J.K. (John Keith), 1867-1957

    Shadows in the sun and other verses

    Melbourne : The Industrial Printing and Publicity Co. Ltd, 1948. First edition. Octavo, original wrappers (upper wrapper with a few small edge tears), a presentation copy inscribed by the author on the title page, which also has a tipped-in newspaper cutting with an advertisement for this volume, pp. 187; later bookplate inside upper wrapper, a …

  • # 16815

    McDOUGALL, J.K. (John Keith), 1867-1957

    The trend of the ages and other verses

    Melbourne : Labor Call Print, 1923. First edition. Octavo, original wrappers (spine sunned and with mild water staining, short paper split at tail); pp. 303; first 70 pages with marginal, faint water stain at head of gutter; otherwise a good copy. A collection of verse by John Keith McDougall, Victorian politician, farmer, poet and Labor …