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  • # 23345


    Chart No. 1 Planned Menus : Diet and rejuvenation chart; Chart No. 2 Plain facts worth a fortune : Health rules and hints; Chart No. 3 Classification and combined meals : Simple health food combination chart.

    Melbourne : The Naytura Foodatorium (The Nutritional Reasearch Group), 300 Little Collins Street, [between 1930 and 1940]. Three folding cards in identical narrow folio format (320 x 125 mm folded, opening to 320 x 600 mm), printed on yellow, orange and green card respectively, each with dietary information and planned menus printed across [8] panels; …

  • # 23242

    SCOTT, John

    The puzzle king

    Amusing arithmetic, book-keeping blunders, commercial comicalities, curious ‘catches’, peculiar problems, perplexing paradoxes, quaint questions, queer quibbles, school stories, interesting items. Tricks with figures, cards, draughts, dice, dominoes, etc., etc., etc. Brisbane : H.J. Diddams, 1899. Octavo, gilt-illustrated cloth (a few light stains), pp. 112, illustrations and diagrams, advertisements for A.M.P. Society, Brisbane to endpapers. Rare …

  • # 23083

    FAHY, Kevin; SIMPSON, Christina; SIMPSON, Andrew

    Nineteenth century Australian furniture

    Sydney : David Ell Press, 1985. Thick quarto, boards in dustjacket, pale foxing to endpapers, pp. 624, extensively illustrated. Original order form and invoices enclosed. 2000 copies printed. In the original mailing carton.

  • # 23347


    Hobart cookery book of tested recipes, household hints and home remedies / compiled by a Committee of Ladies for the Methodist Central Mission, Melville Street, Hobart.

    Hobart : Davies Brothers Limited, [1912?]. Third edition. Octavo, publisher’s cloth backed printed papered boards (detached and stained), xiii, 131 pp, scattered foxing and staing and occasional annotations in pencil; a well-used copy. Hoyle, 839. Two copies of the third edition are recorded in Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South …

  • # 23346

    RUTLEDGE, Jean

    The Goulburn cookery book / compiled by Mrs. Forster Rutledge. Eighteenth edition.

    Sydney : Edwards, Dunlop & Co. Limited, 1916. Octavo, printed blue cloth over boards (stained and detached), inner boards with illustrated advertisements, 199 pp, with unpaginated advertisements at front and rear (first leaf of advertisments detached and torn), original owner’s name ‘E.A. Frost’ to front pastedown and title page, occasional annotations in pencil; a well-used …

  • # 23343

    "THE WARDMASTER" [Disabled Men's Association of Australia]

    The home nurse

    Melbourne : Veritas Pub. Co., 1930. Octavo (183 x 123 mm), illustrated stiff wrappers, 63 pp, a very good copy.

  • # 23337


    Getting down to business on the food front : Yates’ seed book of what & when to sow : a real war job.

    Sydney : Yates, [1944]. Small quarto (245 x 185 mm), pictorial wrappers (some light creasing), staple bound, pp 48, illustrated throughout in b/w with colour illustrated inner wrappers; a good copy. This wartime publication was the first by Yates & Co. since 1941 (page one). As the latest internal date mentioned is 1943, the most …

  • # 23555

    SANTICH, Barbara

    In the land of the Magic Pudding : a gastronomic miscellany

    Kent Town, South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2000. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 235. Writings on the theme of food in Australia, inspired by the Lindsay classic.

  • # 23084

    DODD, Graeme; VIDLER, Kornelia.

    1988 commemorative collection of fine colonial furniture

    Sydney : Rustic Charm, 1988. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 120, illustrated.

  • # 23076

    The Australian Woman’s World : a town & country journal for Australian women. October, 1930. Vol. 10, no. 118.

    Melbourne : Australian Woman’s World, 1930. Quarto (310 x 230 mm), pictorial wrappers, pp 84 (including wrappers), illustrations (some colour), advertisements; a near fine copy. Fashion, home decor, needlework and knitting, household hints (including cookery recipes), short fiction etc.

  • # 23080

    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. Quarto cloth in dustjacket, pp. 220, extensively illustrated.

  • # 23220

    BROADBENT, James

    The Australian colonial house

    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 …

  • # 23090

    Éloge des pierreries

    Paris : Cartier, 1947. Quarto, two volumes housed in crimson slipcase. 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, with bound-in gouache Collier …

  • # 22933

    Rice Marketing Board for the State of New South Wales

    192 of the best recipes for rice : the food of the people

    Leeton, N.S.W. : Rice Marketing Board for the State of N.S.W., [1950?]

  • # 22800

    Eight Heinz promotional bookmarks in the shape of pickles with young girls

    Eight examples of Heinz’ diecut card promotional bookmarks, each approximately 13 cm long, the card embossed with the wart like texture of the skin of the pickle, each with the image of a young girl holding or eating a Heinz product (baked beans, tomato soup etc.), the verso with information about the Henz company (a …

  • # 22699

    GELLERT, Leon; URE SMITH, Sydney (editors)

    The Home. Vol. 19, No. 12. December 1, 1938

    Sydney : John Fairfax, 1938. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Hera Roberts (some wear along spine), pp. 92, a fine copy. This issue includes illustrated articles on Sydney fashion and society, home and gardens, with a feature on the Russian Ballet and numerous photographs and advertisements for P & O, Ardath cigarettes, David Jones, Arnott’s biscuits …