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Image for A Century of Farm Tractors 1904-2004.

A Century of Farm Tractors 1904-2004.

By: ROBINSON, Richard H.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Rotorua, Country Life (NZ): 2004

Seller ID: 35659


4to. 304pp, well illustrated, mostly colour photographs. Pictorial papered boards. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 095979087X View more info

Image for Assam Shikari : a tea planter's story of hunting and high adventure in the jungles of North East India.

Assam Shikari : a tea planter's story of hunting and high adventure in the jungles of North East India.

By: NICHOLLS, Frank.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, Tonson: 1970

Seller ID: 35657


First edition. 126pp, well illustrated with b&w photographs, full-page sketch map of the Bishnath district. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine faded). Top front corner a little bumped, extremities slightly rubbed. A very good clean copy. Author's presentation inscription, the recipient's small name label. View more info

Image for Australian Literature : a bibliography from its beginnings to 1935, in two volumes [with] Pressmen and Governors : Australian editors and writers in early Tasmania.

Australian Literature : a bibliography from its beginnings to 1935, in two volumes [with] Pressmen and Governors : Australian editors and writers in early Tasmania.

By: MILLER, E. Morris.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 35512


Three volumes. Facsimile edition (first published 1940 & 1952). 1074pp (across the two volumes) & 308pp. Green synthetic cloth, spines lettered in silver. A very good clean set. *** Miller's two major works re-published in facsimile as a three-volume set. Australian Literature... is sub-titled: 'A descriptive and bibliographic survey of books by Australian authors in poetry, drama, fiction, criticism and anthology, with subsidiary entries to 1938'. Pressmen and Governors... View more info

Image for Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript. Ballads and Romances: Volumes I-III & Loose and Humorous Songs.

Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript. Ballads and Romances: Volumes I-III & Loose and Humorous Songs.

By: PERCY, Thomas : edited by John W. Hales & Frederick J. Furnivall.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: London, Trubner & Co.: 1867-68.

Seller ID: 35686


Four volumes. 8vo. Volume I: lxxiv (Forewords, Life of Bishop Percy, notes), [ii], 12 (list of subscribers), [ii], 536pp; folding facsimile. Volume II: lxxii, 610pp. Volume III: xliv, 596pp. [Vol IV] Loose & Humorous Songs: viii, 128pp. Contemporary brown half leather and cloth, gilt rules and spine lettering, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, the others uncut; extremities slightly rubbed. Each front paste-down has two bookplates (of successive owners), with another own... View more info

Image for Guide to Excursionists between Australia and Tasmania.

Guide to Excursionists between Australia and Tasmania.

By: Thomas, Henry:

Price: $625.00

Publisher: Melbourne, H. Thomas: 1885

Seller ID: 35725


Small 8vo. 1-6, 1-2, 7-12 (all adverts); xii, 1-48, [ii], 49-156pp; 72pp adverts. Printed wrappers, a little chipped around the edges. The preliminary adverts printed on coloured paper. The lower corner of pp137-8 has been torn away with slight loss of text on one side (recto) only. Spotting to the edges and last few pages, otherwise clean. A good copy. ***Ferguson lists eleven of these guides issued by Thomas between 1869 and 1886. The Ferguson collation for this issue ... View more info

Image for Loved and Lost! The True Story of a Short Life. Told in gossip verse and illustrated by…

Loved and Lost! The True Story of a Short Life. Told in gossip verse and illustrated by…

By: MEREDITH, Louisa Anne.

Price: $1,650.00

Publisher: London, Day & Son: [1860].

Seller ID: 5249


Day & Son, London / George Robertson, Melbourne and Sydney/ W.C. Rigby, Adelaide. Walch & Sons, Hobart and Launceston, [1869]. 96pp, 14 plates and decorated title and dedication pages, other text illustrations. Original green cloth, gilt- and blind-stamped with author's design, bevelled edges, extremities very slightly rubbed. All edges gilt. The book has been neatly recased (as often if not usually required), retaining the original endpapers, with some evidence of the r... View more info

Image for Norman Lindsay Oil Paintings 1889-1969.

Norman Lindsay Oil Paintings 1889-1969.

By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Bungendore NSW, Odana Editions: 2006

Seller ID: 35635


De Luxe edition: #5 of 500 for sale (another 50 reserved by the publisher), signed by Bloomfield and with a mounted colour photograph of the NL oil 'The Vanities'. Large 4to. 308pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Full grey leather, lettered in gilt, with matching slipcase. Tiny pale brown smudge at foot of limitation statement page, otherwise a fine clean copy. ISBN 0908154534 View more info

Image for Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897-1969.

Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897-1969.

By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Bungendore NSW, Odana Editions: 2003

Seller ID: 35634


De Luxe edition: #5 of 500 for sale (another 50 reserved by the publisher), signed by Bloomfield and with a mounted colour photograph of the NL watercolour 'The Presentation'. Large 4to. 312pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w, notes and commentary on NL's artworks and techniques. Full grey leather, lettered in gilt, with matching slipcase. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0908154518 View more info

Image for The Anti-Jacobin, or Weekly Examiner. In two volumes.

The Anti-Jacobin, or Weekly Examiner. In two volumes.

By: GIFFORD, William, et al (eds).

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, J. Wright: 1799

Seller ID: 35677


Fourth edition, revised and corrected. Two volumes. [iv], 642, [iv], 644, [xii] (index)pp. Full green pebbled cloth, spine title labels, edges lightly sprinkled red. A couple of the poems have pencilled annotations, and one has an additional snippet of verse clipped to the page with rather old (and old-style) paper clips. Gift inscription dated 1850 on each of the blank leaves preceding the titles; two owners' names on the front endpapers. ***The short-lived but influent... View more info

Image for The Complaynt of Scotland, written in 1548, with a preliminary dissertation and glossary.

The Complaynt of Scotland, written in 1548, with a preliminary dissertation and glossary.

By: WEDDERBURN, Robert (attrib): edited by Dr John Leyden.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for Archibald Constable and sold by T. Cadell jr and W. Davies: 1801

Seller ID: 35688


Large paper copy; a bookseller's notation adds '50 copies'. 4to. 292 (dissertation); 384pp [bound with] Critiques by Mr David Herd and others upon the new edition of The Complaynt of Scotland, with observations in answer by the editor, the late Dr John Leyden. 20pp.(Edinburgh, 1829). Contemporary full calf, decorated in gilt, raised bands; extremities rubbed. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers; bookplate of Charles W.G. Howard (the gift of the Rt Hon. Sir David Dundas, 18... View more info

Image for The Complete Etchings of Norman Lindsay.

The Complete Etchings of Norman Lindsay.

By: BLOOMFIELD, Lin.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Sydney, Odana Editions / Josef Lebovic Galleries: 1998

Seller ID: 35633


De Luxe edition: #5 of 500 for sale (another 50 reserved by the publisher), signed by Bloomfield and a grand-daughter of NL and with a hand-numbered (also #5) limited edition facsimile print of Lindsay's etching 'The Artist'. Loosely inserted is a Certificate of Authenticity (for the facsimile print) signed by Lin Bloomfield and [Jane?] Lindsay, a covering letter from the publisher explaining why Jane Lindsay has not signed the book as planned (illness; her daughter sign... View more info

Image for The Mines of Tharsis : Roman, French and British enterprise in Spain.

The Mines of Tharsis : Roman, French and British enterprise in Spain.

By: CHECKLAND, S.G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1967

Seller ID: 35784


(University of Glasgow Social and Economic Studies, 10.) 8vo. 288pp, 8 b&w plates, 10 maps, 3 diagrams. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Truth about Trout Flies : tying the basic collection.

The Truth about Trout Flies : tying the basic collection.

By: SLOANE, Tony.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tas-Trout Publications: 1986

Seller ID: 8615


First edition. 56pp, 11 colour illustrations on inside of covers, text illustrations. Stapled in pictorial stiff wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. Loosely inserted is a hand-written compilation of 23 trout flies with tying instructions (similar sized paper to the Sloane booklet, with cover page, stapled top corner; compiler not identified). ***Well-regarded and hard to find. View more info

Image for Time Given : poems 1970-1976.

Time Given : poems 1970-1976.

By: Brindabella Press: McAULEY, James.

Price: $575.00

Publisher: Canberra, Brindabella Press [Officina Brindabella]: 1976

Seller ID: 14159


#19 of 230 copies, signed by the printer/publisher Alec Bolton. Tall 8vo. 44pp. Black cloth with mylar dustwrapper. A nice clean copy in fine condition. Loosely inserted is the small card from McAuley's funeral (he died 15 October 1976), with an inscription on its rear from the poet's wife, presenting the book to a fellow UTas academic. *** The seventh publication of Alec Bolton's Brindabella Press / Officina Brindabella (the latter title used between 1985 and 1992). 'Pu... View more info

Image for Tourist Map of Tasmania showing roads suitable for motoring and cycling...

Tourist Map of Tasmania showing roads suitable for motoring and cycling...

By: Map:

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: [1940s]

Seller ID: 35726


Large folding coloured map (720x600mm), mounted in a folder (180x100mm), covered in green cloth, with title plate and an advertisment laid to the front and rear, and a 16pp (plus wrappers) stapled booklet mounted on the inside front cover (includes a 2pp Table of Road Distances, the rest being advertisments). A few small ink spots on the front cover, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. ***The map is drawn by M.M. Roche and produced by H.H. Pimblett, Government Printer [19... View more info

Image for Town Allotment purchase document, to Joseph Speed, for an acre and 14 perches in Kempton ... on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa streets.

Town Allotment purchase document, to Joseph Speed, for an acre and 14 perches in Kempton ... on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa streets.

By: EARDLEY WILMOT, Sir Eardley (signed by). Joseph Speed.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: 1846

Seller ID: 35575


Town Allotment purchase document on vellum (390x600mm), folded, with diagram of the block of land, and seal. To JOSEPH SPEED, for a block of one acre and 14 perches in Kempton, on the corner of Elizabeth and Louisa Streets, adjoining land belonging to George Otter (to the NE) and John Olive (to the SE). Annual quit rent £1.5s. Signed by the Lt. Governor, Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot and by J.E. Bicheno, Colonial Secretary, dated 2 October 1846 (Vic 10). A filing ... View more info

Image for Walch's Tasmanian Almanac and Guide to Tasmania for 1867...  Fifth year of publication.

Walch's Tasmanian Almanac and Guide to Tasmania for 1867... Fifth year of publication.

By: Walch & Sons:

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1867

Seller ID: 26499


Not in Ferguson (but see Ferg 18046 for the preliminary issue of 1862). Small 8vo. xx, [1-25], 26-212, [4], 74pp (advertisements, pagination extends to the free endpaper; folding coloured advert for Levy Bros between pp 48&49). Original red cloth with title in gilt on the upper; the boards moderately faded, the spine more so. Endpapers printed with the publisher's advertisements, the top corners of the front endpapers a little silverfished. Death notice (newspaper clippi... View more info