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  • # 26282

    LAUDER, Leslie and HOWARD, Mark

    An Introduction to Western Australian colonial furniture (signed copy)

    Photography by Victor France. East Fremantle : Lauder & Howard,1988. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 85, colour photographs, a fine copy. Printed in an edition of 2500 hand-numbered copies. An illustrated guide to mostly jarrah West Australian furniture of the 1830s – 1880s. This copy is hand signed on the title page by Lauder and Howard.

  • # 25817

    COOPER, Annette

    Remembering Georges : stories from Melbourne’s most elegant store

    Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2014. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. vii; [i]; 17 – 376, illustrated. New copy. ‘When Georges closed its doors on 5 October 1995, it had been trading for 115 years. Yet this famous department store, situated in the ‘Paris End’ of Collins Street, still lingers in the minds of many …

  • # 24937

    FitzGerald, Don (editor)

    The Pacifica House Hawaii cook book

    Honolulu : Pacifica House, 1965. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, illustrated. Sixties kitsch at its finest.

  • # 25404

    McINERNAY, Gavin (compiler)

    The Mackay papers : an oral history

    A series of interviews with Chris Mackay and Dorothy Mackay Shields, Ian Mackay and Marge Mackay Taylor. Canberra : Gavan McInerney, 1999. First edition. ‘First privately published in 1999 for the family and relatives of Chris Mackay’. Quarto, gilt-lettered buckram, previous owner’s name to endpaper, ff. 80, printed recto only, photocopy paper, colour printout images with …

  • # 25529

    COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING CO. LTD.

    Masonite Temprtile : 5 yards of “tile” laid in one sheet

    Sydney : CSR Building Materials Division, [October 1939]. (Date from printer’s code). Folding sheet 243 x 167 mm, folding to 143 x 83 mm, printed on both sides, colour illustrated; in very good condition. Trove locates only one example (Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. Caroline Simpson Research Library).

  • # 25825

    EDQUIST, Harriet

    Michael O’Connell : the lost modernist

    Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2011. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. iv; 213, illustrated. New copy. ‘Michael O’Connell:The Lost Modernist is a beautifully produced book that documents the life and work of this major figure in Anglo- Australian design history. Born in Cumbria in 1898 Michael O’Connell saw action on the Western Front inWWI before moving to …

  • # 25312

    J. HARRIS; O. S. HEMPEL (maker)

    [GLASS CINEMA SLIDE] J. Harris. Ayrshire Dairy. Milk direct from dairy to consumer.

    [Melbourne?] : O. S. Hempel, [1916-1918]. Glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm; maker’s name ‘O. S. Hempel’ in image lower left; in fine condition. A superb World War One-era glass cinema slide advertising the dairy of J. Harris, which was located in Dandenong, east of Melbourne. The slide features a hand-coloured photographic view …

  • # 25314

    E. G. GILLESPIE; O. S. HEMPEL (maker)

    [GLASS CINEMA SLIDE] “Quality tells”. E. G. Gillespie, Lonsdale St., Dandenong. Bread delivered in Dandenong, & surrounding districts. Give us a trial and we feel sure you will become a permanent customer. A. H. Judd, Robinson St., Manager.

    [Melbourne?] : O. S. Hempel, 1918. Glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm; maker’s name and date ‘O. S. Hempel ’18’ in image lower centre; in fine condition. A World War One-era glass cinema slide advertising the Dandenong bakery of E. G. Gillespie. The slide, which features a photographic image of Mr. Gillespie standing …

  • # 25313

    A. H. GREEN; O. S. HEMPEL (maker)

    [GLASS CINEMA SLIDE] Jersey Farm Dairy. A. H. Green, returned soldier, who served this Country, and now wishes to serve You. A trial solicited. George St., Dandenong.

    [Melbourne?] : O. S. Hempel, 1918. Glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm; maker’s name and date ‘O. S. Hempel ’18’ in image lower left; in fine condition. A World War One-era glass cinema slide advertising the Dandenong (Victoria) dairy of A. H. Green, a returned serviceman who entreats the public to support his …

  • # 25287

    GELLERT, Leon (editor)

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

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1940. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 64, a few creases. This issue includes illustrated articles on Sydney fashion and society, home and gardens, with numerous photographs and advertisements for Buick, Newlands Brothers, Elizabeth Arden and David Jones. ‘Sydney Ure Smith’s ‘The Home’ magazine was one of the most sophisticated and stylish design …

  • # 25692

    GELLERT, Leon, URE SMITH, Sydney (editors)

    The Home. Vol. 20, No. 9. September 1, 1939

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1939. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (short tear repaired with tape, small amount of wear to spine), pp. 84, a very good copy. This issue includes illustrated articles social life, fashion and art, architecture, house and garden etc., Australian ski fields, colour advertisements and photographs. ‘Sydney Ure Smith’s ‘The Home’ magazine was one …

  • # 25693

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

    The Home. Vol. 10, No. 6. June 1, 1929

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1939. Quarto, illustrated wrappers after Margaret Preston (a little grubby, small amount of wear to spine), pp. 96, a good copy. This issue includes illustrated articles social life, fashion and art, architecture, house and garden etc., gold mines in New Guinea, hosting a dinner party, colour advertisements and photographs. ‘Sydney Ure …

  • # 25691

    GELLERT, Leon, URE SMITH, Sydney (editors); PRICHARD, Katharine Susannah

    The Home. Vol. 20, No. 7. July 1, 1939

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1939. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (small amount of wear to spine), pp. 78, a very good copy. This issue includes illustrated articles social life, fashion and art, architecture, house and garden etc., the short story ‘Painted finches’ by Katharine Susannah Prichard, a colour reproduction after Lloyd Rees, colour advertisements and photographs. ‘Sydney …

  • # 25286

    GELLERT, Leon (editor)

    The Home. Vol. 22, No. 9. September 1, 1941

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1941. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 64, small tear with loss to lower wrapper This issue includes illustrated articles on Sydney fashion and society, home and gardens, with numerous photographs and advertisements for David Jones, Penfolds, Qantas, Bovril, the Helene Kirsova School of Russian Ballet, Hardy Bros., Lournay Cosmetics, etc. One interesting …

  • # 25408

    MIYAKE, Isseye (1938 - )

    Issey Miyake Bodyworks

    Tokyo: Shogakukan Publishing, 1983. First Edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, with the rare original wraparound band and plastic wrapper, pp. 164, illustrated. Photobook of fashion designs by the great Japanese designer.

  • # 24919

    UNITED ENGINEERING & MALLEABLE CO. PTY. LTD. (MELBOURNE)

    [MELBOURNE] United Engineering & Malleable Co. Pty. Ltd. : catalogue of general hardware,

    builders and furniture fittings, products of malleable iron, grey iron, steel and brass foundries; also of metal stampings, electro plating & engineering shops at … Gordon St., Footscray, Victoria. Cover title: 1939 Hardware. Footscray, Vic. : The Mail Publishers [for United Engineering & Malleable Co. Pty. Ltd.], June 1939. Octavo (245 x 155 mm), original …