[BOYD, Martin] Love Gods. By Martin Mills
London, Constable & Co, 1925. First edition. Martin Boyd's first novel, published under a nom de plume.
MALOUF, David. Poems 1975-76
Sydney, 1976. First (only) edition. No.21 of only 100 numbered & signed copies, of a total edition of 200. The first hundred were retained by the author and presented to friends. Signed `to Shirley [Hazzard] and Francis [Steegmuller] with affection and happy memories of a visit David Malouf 1.1.77'
Brisbane, Queensland Art Gallery, 2007. First, limited, edition Published in conjunction with the Andy Warhol Museum - the first major survey of Warhol's work to be shown in Australia. No. 64 of 1000 copies. Loosely inserted is the stylish programme for the opening party of the exhibition (a concertina in the shape of a Campbells' soup can), the Media Kit for the exhibition (single sheet) and the 2007-8 Calendar for GOMA
Original autograph letter, signed `Chas. Lyell' from Kirriemuir, 17 Aug. 1870, to an unnamed correspondent, (the publisher, John Murray?). The letter concerns proofs and corrections to his `work relating to the Sheppey fruits'. Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1874) was the leading geologist of the day. He was a close and influential friend of Charles Darwin. This letter is concerned with Lyell's soon to be published book, most probably `Elements of Geology, Students Series' which was published in 1871
WALTON, Izaac & Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler or Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing by Izaac Walton and Charles Cotton. Edited with notes by J. E. Harting. 2volumes
London, Samuel Bagster and Sons, 1893. Tercentenary Edition. No. 91 of the large-paper edition of 350 copies.
FISCHEL, Dr Oskar, & Max Von Boehn. Modes and Manners of the Nineteenth Century as represented in the pictures and engravings of the time
London, J. M. Dent, 1927 (revised and enlarged edition). A very detailed and scholarly account of the fashion and modes of living in the years 1819 to 1914. 4 volumes
Pocket Guide To Australia
Washington, War & Navy Departments, 1942. An attractive and comprehensive guide for American Servicemen in Australia.
[BURTON,Robert] The Anatomy Of Melancholy. A new edition to which is prefixed the life of the author. 2 volumes
London, M'Lean et al, 1826. Frontispiece to volume 1 reproduces the allegorical engraving from the 1628 edition. There were 6 revised editions during Burton's lifetime, 1576-1639, but the book was not in print between 1676 and 1800. This is probably the 8th edition. Fans of the book have included Samuel Johnson, Samuel Beckett, and Nick Cave