SMITH, W. Robertson
Cambridge : at the University Press, 1885. Octavo, gilt-lettered brown cloth (slightly canted), shelf mark to foot of spine, bookplate from David James Banjamin to pastedown, presentation inscription ‘with the author’s kind regards’ to preliminary blank, wet stamp to verso of title page, pp. xiv; 322, (2), (16 – publisher’s catalogue dated November 1885), internally …
With 20 coloured plates and 6 pencil drawings by the author. London : Hutchinson, Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth, pp. xii; 326, colour plates. Important gardens including Lambeth Palace and Gardens, Sion House, The Chelsea Physick Gardens, Marlborough House and Gardens, Chiswick House and Garden, Walpole House, Holland House and Gardens, Hogarth House and Gardens in Chiswick, Carlyle …
New edition, with an introduction and twenty coloured plates. London : privately printed for subscribers, Two volumes, octavo, in dustjackets (toned, a few tears), pp. xxiv; 309; xii; 300, occasional foxing, a very good set. ‘George Bryan Brummell. Beau of Beaux. Dandy of Dandies and Mirror of Fashion, who lived gloriously amid princely surroundings for …
LOUDON, J. C.
in arithmetic and book-keeping, geometry, mensuration, and practical trigonometry, mechanics, hydrostatics, and hydraulics, land-surveying, levelling, planning, and mapping, architectural drawing, and isometrical projections and perspective : with examples, showing their application to horticultural and agricultural purposes. London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1845. Octavo, gilt-lettered green cloth (edges rubbed), bookseller’s label of Dalton to …
[HORWITZ, Israel, ed.]; ASSOCIATED GENERAL PUBLICATIONS PTY. LTD.
Cover: 60 home plans. Sydney : Associated General Publications, Ltd., 1950. “Sixth, revised edition.” Quarto, publisher’s pictorial stiff wrappers (lightly creased), 106 pp, photographic illustrations and line-drawn architectural plans throughout; includes advertisements; a good copy.
Photography by Ivan Terestchenko and Shannon McGrath. Melbourne : Thames and Hudson, 2016. Quarto, cloth with pictorial onlay, pp. 240, extensively illustrated. Interior decoration.
Orlando : Tupperware, circa 1975. Oblong octavo, self-wrappers, pp. , illustrated in colour. Illustrated catalogue with prices for the ubiquitous plastic tubs with a guide to home parties and a career as a Tupperware salesperson.
New York : F. Schumacher & Co., 1928. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (lightly marked), pp. 32, illustrated in colour and black and white. Fabrics from the art deco era presented for the modern woman by Schumacher fabrics.
S.l. : Toni, circa 1960. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, central crease, pp. 40, illustrated in colour. Hair styling tips for would-be beauty queens from Toni beauty products.
[Sydney : David Jones, circa 1956]. Octavo, illustrated modernist wrappers, pp. , illustrated. Promotional card loosely enclosed. Glamorous brochure of the department store David Jones in the 1950s. A single example recorded in Australian libraries (NLA).
Denver : is Press (The Institute of Sociometry), 2017. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, stringbound, pp. 26, illustrated. Small press book documenting an act of guerilla sociometry to ensure Colorado teens were rugged up during winter, in particular ‘irresponsible teens who leave the house without their perfectly good coat and are going to catch their death!’. A …
FITZGERALD, C. P.
Canberra : The Australian National University and London : The Cresset Press, 1965. Folio, cloth in dustjacket (chipped with loss at head of spine), pp. xvii; 85, illustrated. Loosely enclosed : an original receipt from the Australian National University Press from 1975 to Professor C. P. FitzGerald for this copy of his book, the price …
New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984. First American edition. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 192, illustrated.
CHILVERS, B. J. (editor)
Melbourne : McCarron, Bird & Co., 1946. Octavo, gilt-lettered roan (edges rubbed), marbled endpapers, pp. [x]; 80, photographic plates. Limited to 300 copies signed by the Principal of the Melbourne girl’s school.
[Orlando?] : Tupperware, circa 1958 (the 1950s date obscured). Quarto, single sheet folded to make pp. , slightly worn, illustrated in colour. Illustrated catalogue for the ubiquitous plastic tubs from the company founded in 1946 which revolutionised the home in America and beyond.
QUANT, Mary (1934 - )
Press-out dolls and dresses with accessories. Fashions for Daisy by Mary Quant. Story by Diana Cooper. Series : Daisy’s fashion wardrobe No. 1. London : Collins Books, 1973. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. , text with story, colour pages with die cut model dolls and garments, ex-library stamp to verso p. , this is a fine copy …