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  • # 35455

    Coats 4 teens. Look cool feel warm

    Denver : is Press (The Institute of Sociometry), 2017 (second edition 2018). 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 …

  • # 34957


    General Catalogue. The Union Manufacturing & Agency Company, 299 Elizabeth Street near G.P.O., Melbourne.

    Melbourne : Alpha Printing Co., 71-73 Hardware St., [c.1930]. Octavo (185 x 125 mm), colour pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with original owner’s name, chipped at fore-edge, corners bent; spine ends with short paper splits); pp 160; line-drawn illustrations throughout; ownership inscription in pencil to first page, corners dog-eared, but contents clean; order form loosely inserted. …

  • # 35082

    CLARK, Jane

    Sotheby’s Fine Australian and International Paintings & Australia 2000

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2000. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp. 266; auction catalogue with 589 lots, most illustrated in colour. Important Australian and international art, colonial paintings, rare books, photographs (including a photograph of William Barak), colonial furniture, silver etc.

  • # 35183

    DODD, Graeme; VIDLER, Kornelia.

    1988 commemorative collection of fine colonial furniture

    Sydney : Rustic Charm, 1988. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 120, illustrated, a couple of spots of foxing. Ephemera and fews clippings enclosed.

  • # 35113

    CONDRUP Ltd.

    Handbook on poker work, chip carving, pewter modelling, Sir-Ver embossing … and … marquetry staining

    London : Condrup Ltd., circa 1920. Octavo, lettered wrappers (foxed), pp. 24, illustrated. Illustrated catalogue with equipment for the lost art of poker working, carving and modelling etc., including poker working machines and sundries, portfolios of designs, chip carving tools, knives, and accessories, and equipment for ‘sir-ver’ embossing, or the art of embossing on silk …

  • # 35200


    Exhibition of antiques in the Art Gallery of David Jones Limited 29th March to 10th April, 1954

    In aid of the Kuring-gair Karitane Child Welfare Mobile Clinic. Octavo, lettered wrappers (lightly marked), errata slip, pp. 108, black and white photographic illustrations, advertisements. Introductory message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, essays on English silver, porcelain and glass, catalogue of 538 exhibits including traditional silver, glass and porcelain, but also a …

  • # 35017

    Cookery book with the compliments of Clements Tonic Limited, Rozelle, Sydney, N.S.W.

    Rozelle, N.S.W. : Clements Tonic Ltd., circa 1927. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (creases and small chips), 22 pp (bright and clean), illustrated. The testimonials are dated 1926.

  • # 35012

    J.H. ABBOTT & CO.

    J.H. Abbott & Co. Tanners & Curriers … Pall Mall, Bendigo, High Street, Echuca

    Bendigo : Bolton Bros, [1900-1910]. Quarto, printed on black ink on red paper, upper wrapper with various calligraphic typefaces, lower wrapper illustrated, staple bound, [8] pp, descriptions and prices of all types of footwear, includes illustrations of ladies’ shoes and boots; fine.

  • # 32662

    HOGAN, Lou Rand

    The Gay Cookbook

    By Chef Lou Rand Hogan. Campy cartoons by David Costain. New York : Bell Publishing Company in association with Sherbourne Press, 1965. First edition, second impression. Octavo, lettered paper boards (slightly bumped at head and foot of spine) in illustrated dustjacket (price-clipped, a few light stains, short chips with loss), previous owner’s name stamp to endpaper and …

  • # 34674

    Picton Hopkins & Son Pty Ltd

    General catalogue of decorative plaster designs

    Melbourne : Picton Hopkins & Son Pty. Ltd., 1920s. Oblong quarto, pressed boards (small chip to spine), pp. xxvi; [2]; 159; [4], illustrated throughout, light creasing to preliminaries, half of pp. 11-12 neatly excised as well as a small sections of pp. 21-22, 25-26, 29-30, where sample images have been neatly removed. A good reference …

  • # 34557

    ROBERTSON, E. Graeme

    Ornamental cast iron in Melbourne.

    Melbourne : Georgian House, 1967. First edition. Large quarto, publisher’s cloth over boards in pictorial dust jacket (corners rubbed), endpaper maps, pp x, 229, profusely illustrated with b/w photographic plates; pale stain to final few leaves.

  • # 34514

    The Australian home beautiful : a journal for the home builder. Vol. 4, No. 4, April 12, 1926

    Melbourne : United Press, 1926. Quarto magazine (280 x 210 mm), illustrated wrappers (detached, chips to spine); pp 74; b/w photographic illustrations, plans, advertisements; contents clean throughout. A monthly magazine ‘devoted to house design, planning and construction, decoration furnishing, garden and home management’ (Contents page).

  • # 34201


    The home makers furnishing guide. Andersons, Clarendon St. South Melb.

    [Cover title]. South Melbourne, Vic : Anderson’s Pty. Ltd., [between 1915 and 1920]. Large quarto (305 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers with circular cut-out to front (wrappers with a few light marks, short tears to paper along spine and to edge of cut-out, but overall in good condition), staple bound, 136 pp, illustrated throughout; …

  • # 33660

    CELANT, Germano et al

    Giorgio Armani

    New York : Guggenheim Museum, 2000. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. xxiv; 382, extensively illustrated. Published on the occasion of the Giorgio Armani exhibition held at Guggenheim Museum, New York. “He is the man who got rid of the grey flannel suit. The stiff, heavy, gray flannel suit. The designer who showed women they …

  • # 33850

    CRAIG, Clifford (1896-1986); ROBERTSON, E. Graeme (Edward Graeme) (1903-1975); FAHY Kevin

    Early colonial furniture in New South Wales and Van Diemen’s Land

    Melbourne : Georgian House, 1972. First edition. Quarto cloth in dustjacket, pp. 220, extensively illustrated. Pale foxing to preliminaries else a fine copy.  

  • # 33800

    RAMSAY, Christine Wu

    Days Gone By, volume 2: A meeting of East and West

    Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2013. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 119, illustrated. New copy. In Days Gone By, Volume 2: A Meeting of East and West, Christine Wu Ramsay continues the personal story of her life in an ever-widening world – as East meets West. The story is told with warmth, insight and her …