WALL, Dorothy (1894-1942)
“Story and illustrations by Dorothy Wall.” (p.). [Sydney] : John Sands [for The Bank], [c.1925]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers in pink and black (mild crease at top corner of upper wrapper),  pp, monochrome and colour illustrations, a good copy. A scarce variant of Muir, 7843, recorded only with green and black wrappers. A morality …
New York : Arbor House Publishing Company, 1985. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp. 62. Signed and inscribed by author on title page; a fine copy. A gay satire of the 1980s workout revolution, in particular Jane Fonda’s workout book.
THOS. REYNOLDS PTY. LTD.
Prahran, Vic. : Thos. Reynolds Pty. Ltd., . Octavo, printed wrappers (lightly creased), pp 53, illustrated; first page stamped ‘Copyright 18 July 1951’; endpapers with mild foxing, otherwise a good copy. Copies are recorded in four Australian collections (Monash University Library; National Library of Australia; Deakin University Library; William Angliss Institute).
ADAM, Robert & James
Selected from “Works in Architecture” published 1778 – 1822 and photolithographed from the originals. London : B T, Batsford, 1880. Large quarto, decorated papered boards (worn, corners renewed), new endpapers, pp. [vi]; 26 plates of architectural detail (a number detached as usual), a clean copy.
LOUC, Marcel; LOUC, Roger
Paris : Albert Moret, 1953. Small quarto, publisher’s limp red morocco with gilt lettering to front (rubbed, spine a little faded, covers slightly loosened from the contents at head), 269 pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, internally fine, a good copy of a classic cocktail book.
BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret (1904-1971)
New York, N.Y. : Home Economics Department, American Can Company, . Printed card portfolio, folding to 180 x 130 mm, containing 11 reproductions of photographs by Margaret Bourke-White, a map of South America and a sheet illustrating canned coffee, on loose sheets numbered 1-13 on verso; plus 3 sheets containing instructions for making coffee project …
BEETON, Isabella, Mrs.
London ; New York : Ward, Lock & Co., 1888. “Entirely new edition, revised, corrected and greatly enlarged”. Thick octavo, original green cloth boards (rubbed) with red roan spine in gilt (frayed at head); pastedowns and endpapers with advertisements; folding colour frontispiece plate; pp xlvi, [2 List of Coloured Plates, List of Illustrations], [4 advertisements], …
LEYLAND, John; TIPPING, H. Avray (editors)
London : Country Life, [1900 – 1916]. Three volumes, folio, decorated cloth (a few stains, light wear, particularly to joints, but overall good), pp. xl, 346; xxv, 295; xlii, 284; decorated chapter headings by Arthur Rackham et al., profusely illustrated with over 1000 black and white photographs, a very good set. An encyclopedic illustrated record …
Lundi 4 Mai et jours suivants. Exposition de vêtements et trousseaux pour hommes. Paris : Imp. Draeger, 1914. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (small blemish to lower wrapper), staples rusted, pp. 12, printed in colour. Charming Parisian catalogue displaying cutting edge fashion for men at the cusp of the First World War. Suits, coats, hats, trousers, cravats, …
London : Faber & Faber, 1939. Octavo, papered boards in very good dustjacket (price clipped), pp. 239, slight foxing to fore edge else clean. A fine copy of a classic of cocktails and wine.
Paris : [Monsieur Magazine], 1921. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (water damage on recto), [pp 36]. Illustrated throughout with full colour Art Deco images, and cover illustration by Pierre Mourgue (1890 – 1969). With humours articles and stories. Monsieur was a monthly, now bi-monthly, magazine formed in December 1919 by Jacques Hébertot and Paul Poiret. Devoted to men’s fashion and style, …
Paris : [Monsieur Magazine], 1924. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (some marks, minor foxxing on rear), [pp 28]. Illustrated throughout with full colour Art Deco images, and cover illustration by Michel Bouchaud (1902-1965). With articles on Summer fashions, sporting outfits, and Londoner’s attire. Monsieur was a monthly, now bi-monthly, magazine formed in December 1919 by Jacques Hébertot and Paul Poiret. …
[London : Gilbey’s, c. 1950]. Diecut book shaped like a cocktail shaker, illustrated wrappers (rubbed), pp. 34, illustrated. Attractive promotional book of cocktail recipes.
[Fly Fishers' Club]
London : [s.n], 1908. Octavo, stiff wrappers with photograph of Lord Montagu Norman, ribbon ties, marked along spine, [pp 12]. The programme for a sumptuous annual dinner for the Fly Fishers’ Club held at the Hotel Metropole. Includes menu and wine list, with vintages served such as 1900 Krug, 1898 Louis Roederer, and 1893 Bollinger.
Picton Hopkins & Son Pty Ltd
Melbourne : Picton Hopkins & Son Pty. Ltd., 1920s. Oblong quarto, pressed boards (split along front joint), pp. xxvi; ; 159; , illustrated throughout, ownership name of Bruce C. Stewart, Architect to title page and firm’s name and telephone number inscribed to front free endpaper. A stunning art deco period catalogue of plaster moldings and …
FOSTER CLARK (AUSTRALIA)
Redfern, N.S.W. : Foster Clark (Aust.) Ltd. [printed by John Sands Limited], [1934?]. Second edition. Tall octavo, original pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 35 pp, colour illustrations; fore-edges closely trimmed, else a very good copy, clean throughout. Hoyle, 527
Paris : Cartier, 1947. Quarto, two volumes housed in crimson slipcase (some panels lifting). Vol 1, pp 45, loose as issued in printed card covers, minor loss on spine, with original lithograph by André Derian on frontispiece, printed by Jean Vigneau at the press of Paul Dupont. Vol 2, pp 23, boards with monogrammed dust jacket (minor …
WALLACE, Theodosia Ada
Sydney : Dymock’s Book Arcade, . First edition. Octavo, printed cloth boards (small mark to upper board; lower board with illustrated advertisement for James Stedman, wholesale confectioners), paste-downs and front endpapers with advertisements, 109 pp, illustrated, internally very clean, a very good copy of the first edition.
AUSTRALIAN CEMENT MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION
Sydney : The Australian Cement Manufacturers’ Association, . Octavo, printed wrappers, staples rusted, 31 pp, illustrations throughout, folding plate at rear; a good copy.
Auckland, N.Z. : Dawson Printing Co. Ltd., [c.1940]. First edition. Small octavo pamphlet, printed wrappers (sunned and very lightly marked; upper wrapper with wet stamp of the Theosophical Book Depot, Queen Street, Auckland), staple bound, 8 pp; a good copy. The author was President of the New Zealand Vegetarian Society. Here he outlines seven reasons …
SUNBEAM CORPORATION LIMITED
Sydney : Mason Duflex Pty. Ltd. [for Sunbeam Corporation Limited], June, 1961. Large octavo booklet, illustrated wrappers (a few stains), staple bound, 27 pp, illustrated; first few leaves with mild foxing, else good.
Our Christmas festivities – get out of the way! (title taken from lead image). London : J. T. Wood, 1859. Diecut ephemeron, 162 x 162 mm, folded to 115 mm., forming a shapebook, printed recto and verso in gold, with 14 vignette illustrations illustrating poems celebrating Christmas. Charming.
[TABUTEAU, Basil Manly, 1898-1982]
[Melbourne : s.n.], 1926. Lithographed card, 375 x 210 mm, printed recto only, with vignette illustrations including a view of Tabuteau's house, “Warrain”, in Sandown Street, Middle Brighton; pale foxing and staining, a few edge tears. Basil Manly Tabuteau (1898-1982) was the only child of Joseph August Tabuteau and Louisa Tabuteau. He married Thelma Soutter …
Stourbridge, U.K. : Taylor, Law & Co., . “”Tala” icing book. Tenth fully revised edition.” Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, 32 pp, illustrated; a fine copy.
CLEMENTS TONIC LTD.
Cover: “With compliments of Clements Tonic Limited.” Rozelle, N.S.W. : Clements Tonic Ltd, [c.1930]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, pp 31, , illustrated; a very good copy.
Australian Dried Fruits Association. Joint Publicity Committee
currants, sultanas and raisins. [Australia : Dried Fruits Joint Publicity Committee, 1934?]. Small octavo, original pictorial wrappers (some silverfishing at bottom right corner of upper wrapper and first few leaves), 32 pp, internally clean.
ROBERT HARPER & CO.
Sydney] : Robert Harper & Co., [192-?]. “Revised edition”. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, 30 pp, illustrated; a fine copy. Hoyle, 622. Promotional recipe booklet for Harper’s Empire Self Raising Flour.
W.H. COMSTOCK CO.
[Cover title]. Sydney : [W.H. Comstock Co.], . Octavo, original wrappers (a few light marks), calendars for 1933 and 1934 inside upper wrapper, 16 pp, illustrated; a very good copy. Hoyle, 899. Promotional publication for the company’s product, Dr. Morse’s Indian Root Pills, which also contains recipes.
W.H. COMSTOCK CO.
[Cover title]. Sydney : [W.H. Comstock Co.], . Octavo, original wrappers, lower wrapper with calendars for 1938 and the first half of 1939, 16 pp, illustrated; a near fine copy. Promotional publication for the company’s product, Dr. Morse’s Indian Root Pills, which also contains recipes.
W.H. COMSTOCK CO.
[Cover title]. Sydney : [W.H. Comstock Co.], . Octavo, original wrappers, calendars for 1936 and 1937 inside upper wrapper, 16 pp, illustrated; a fine copy. Promotional publication for the company’s product, Dr. Morse’s Indian Root Pills, which also contains recipes.
W.H. COMSTOCK CO.
[Cover title]. Sydney : [W.H. Comstock Co.], . Octavo, original wrappers (upper wrapper with light foxing, lower wrapper with short tear), calendar for 1930 and first half of 1931 inside upper wrapper, 16 pp, illustrated; internally clean and sound. Hoyle, 896. Promotional publication for the company’s product, Dr. Morse’s Indian Root Pills, which also contains …
W.H. COMSTOCK CO.
[Cover title]. Sydney : [W.H. Comstock Co.], . Octavo, original wrappers (upper wrapper with light foxing), calendar for 1927 on lower wrapper, 16 pp, illustrated; internally clean and sound. Promotional publication for the company’s product, Dr. Morse’s Indian Root Pills, which also contains recipes. Copies are recorded in five Australian collections (State Library of New …
W.H. COMSTOCK CO.
[Cover title]. Sydney : [W.H. Comstock Co.], . Octavo, original wrappers (upper wrapper with a few stains and edge tears), calendar for 1929 on lower wrapper, 16 pp, illustrated; internally clean and sound. Promotional publication for the company’s product, Dr. Morse’s Indian Root Pills, which also contains recipes. Copies are recorded in four Australian collections …
W.H. COMSTOCK CO.
[Cover title]. Sydney : [W.H. Comstock Co.], . Octavo, original wrappers, calendar for 1926 and 1927 on lower wrapper, 16 pp, illustrated; a fine copy. Hoyle, 902. Promotional publication for the company’s product, Dr. Morse’s Indian Root Pills, which also contains recipes. Three copies are recorded in Australian collections (Deakin University Library; Monash University Library; …
W.H. COMSTOCK CO.
[Cover title]. Sydney : [W.H. Comstock Co.], . Octavo, original wrappers (upper wrapper with tear and corner crease at bottom edge), calendar for 1932 and 1933 inside front cover, 16 pp, illustrated; internally clean and sound. Hoyle, 902. Promotional publication for the company’s product, Dr. Morse’s Indian Root Pills, which also contains recipes.
WATKINS, J. R.
Cover title : Spices from the Orient. New York : J. R. Watkins, 1927. Octavo, printed wrappers, pp. 64, illustrated. A guide to exotic spices from round the world.
HEALINGS PTY LTD.
[TRADE CATALOGUE] All aboard for Healing’s Swanston St. Store. 261 Swanston St., Melbourne. Special Price List.
Melbourne : Healings Pty. Ltd. . Quarto, illustrated wrappers (foxed, faint horizontal fold),  pp, illustrated. Trade catalogue for radio parts and small electrical products including irons, clocks and jugs.
[Cover title]. Zanzibar : Clove Growers’ Association, [c.1955]. Quarto, original pictorial card covers (lightly marked), inside front cover with wet stamp of the King George VI Memorial School, Bulawayo, S. Rhodesia, 20 pp, photographic illustrations throughout; internally very clean, a good copy. A scarce publication on the Zanzibar spice trade, which includes overviews of its history and of …
Barcelona : Manuales Cisne, [c.1955]. Duodecimo, colourful pictorial wrappers, 63 pp, a good copy. Text in Spanish. Over 200 cocktail recipes.
Vol. 1, No. 1 – vol. 1, No. 12. Melbourne : Alex. M'Kinley & Co., 1879 – 1880. Twelve issues (complete), contemporary cloth binding by Alex. Greig of Fitzroy, lettered in gilt to spine, bookplate to front free endpaper, pp. 156, insitutional stamp with cancel stamp from the Melbourne Teacher's College Library to the first …
Melbourne : s.n. [circa 1943]. Broadside, 340 x 550 mm (lacking lower quarter portion), on original recycled linen backing; illustrated, annotated with details of numerous individual lot prices; old fold lines, toning, small paper loss below title. Real estate broadside promoting the new Coburg Highlands Estate, about 13 km north of the Melbourne GPO. Land …
Architecture and society in New South Wales 1788-1842. Sydney : Hordern House in association with the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 1997. Quarto, cloth covered boards, pictorial dust jacket, pp. 400, limited to 2000 copies, contains 24 colour plates and over 100 monochrome plates, contains in-depth academic text on the architecture of houses …
Cover: Burberrys. Paris : 8 et 10, Boulevard Malesherbes, [c.1914]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (a few discrete tape repairs to the inner front and rear), pp , virtually all full page photographic plates with models in the latest women’s autumn fashion; contents in fine condition; a couple of text pages (in French), including a list …
VUITTON, Louis; LEHOT, G. de
Paris : Louis Vuitton, 1925. Quarto, printed grey card portfolio (very lightly foxed, spine sunned), containing loose 6-page illustrated extract from Horizons de France, July 1925, specially printed for Louis Vuitton, as issued; occasional toning spots, else fine. A brief, poetic essay on motoring which extols the virtues of Louis Vuitton's designer luggage – both …
[Circa 1893]. Thin card, 83 x 121 mm, lithograph printed recto only in black on pale aqua; a very light stain at left hand edge, otherwise in fine condition. A rare early example of the trade card of the firm of Louis Vuitton, one of the most famous brands in history. The card gives the …
HANCOCK'S GOLDEN CRUST PTY. LTD.
Melbourne Hancock's Golden Crust Pty. Ltd., [c.1929]. Octavo, publisher's pictorial wrappers (lightly marked),  pp, folding 4 panel illustration plus smaller vignette illustrations; a good copy of this scarce Depression era recipe booklet. Copies are recorded in six Australian collections (Deakin University Library; Flinders University Library; Monash University Library; State Library of New South Wales; …
HAMMOND, Dorothy C.
A recipe for each day of the year. Sydney : Deaton & Spencer, [1935?]. Folio, calendar, printed wrappers (foxed, inscription dated 1935) with cord tie, approximately 60 folios with recipes submitted from ladies across the state. Scarce.
SCHWEIGER-LERCHENFELD, Amand, Freiherr von
Translation of: Das Frauenleben der Erde (Vienna, 1881). St. Petersburg : Izdanie A.F. Devrien, 1885. Large octavo, original pictorial blue cloth, gilt (rubbed and lightly marked), title, page iii and rear endpaper with nineteenth century Russian private library stamps, pp xii, 688, with 200 lithographs including full-page plates and smaller illustrations in the text; scattered foxing, …
Hamilton, Vic. : Thomas Brown, . Letterhead with lithographed illustration, 290 x 140 mm (sheet), an receipt for Mr. J. Thomson, dated October 1 1891, for a total of £5 4s 2d, being for various quantities and cuts of meat; Victorian revenue stamp affixed; original folds; in fine condition.
VACUUM OIL CO. PTY. LTD.
Melbourne : G.W. Green & Sons, Printers [for Vacuum Oil Co. Pty. Ltd], [c.1925]. Duodecimo, original pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 7 pp, illustrated, a fine copy. Scarce. Copies are recorded in two Australian collections (Monash University Library; National Library of Australia).