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'Greetings from Melbourne'; Card and Strip ofViews

By: AUTHOR/PUBLISHER UNKNOWN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Australia, Publisher Unknown, 1934


Small Christmas/New Year's greetings Card hand-dated 1934 also containing a concertina-style strip of photo views of Melbourne. The folding strip of b&w views contains 12 different photo. Front panel has cut-out window in the shape of Australia. Size - 5" by 4". Clean, bright condition. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

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A Coo-ee from Australia: Viewbook and Greetings Card

By: ANON

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Australia, No publisher Shown, 1938


Greetings Card from Australia with a concertina-style, folding set of photo views of Austraila. Eight folding panels, printed both sides, show 16 different photo views of major cities in Australia. The inside of the rear panel contains both printed and hand-written Christmas/New Year Greetings. Hand dated 1938. Size - 6" by 5". Clean copy, no noteable defects. No publication data. Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

A History of Australia

By: BARNARD, Marjorie

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1976

Edition: Australian Classics, Later Edition


Detailed, one volume history of Australia. 710pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Similar, unclipped, dustjacket, somewhat faded at the spine. Weight, 860g. View more info

A History of Croydon: A Second Volume

By: McGIVERN, Muriel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Author Published, 1978

Edition: Second Printing


History of the Town and surrounds of Croydon, near Melbourne in Australia. A second, supplementary volume of the history of the area, standing alone. Ink presentation inscription to ffep, from the President of the Rotary Club of Croydon. 333pp, photo illustrated, map. Bright, clean unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket has minor edge wear, otherwise is bright and clean. Weight, 530g. View more info

A history of Merewether Surf Club, 1908-1983

By: MARCH, Laurie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Merewether, NSW, Australia, Merewether Surf Life Saving Club, 1983

Edition: First Edition


Published on the 75th Anniversary of the Merewether Surf Life Saving Club. xvi, 176 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 31 cm Interior is bright and clean. Very small, light stain to the inside of the rear board also affecting the last [blank] page. Gift inscription to the ffep. Tight, square binding, bright gilt titles no wear to the blue cloth. Scarce title! Weight, 745g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer post... View more info

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Aboriginal Art

By: CARUANA, Wally

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson, 1993

Edition: Second Printing


Survey of the work of Australia's indigenous artists which shows how the events of the Dreaming and their significance are embodied in artistic works covering a wide range of media from painting and sculpture to printmaking and textile design. 216pp, 187 illustrations, 31 in color. Bright, clean, still fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square bidning, no spine creases. Only small defect - a lower corner crease to the front wrapper - almost un-noticeable. Weight, 467g. View more info

African and Oceanic Art

By: TROWELL, Margaret and NEVERMANN, Hans

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc, 1968

Edition: First Edition


A volume in the series 'Panorama of World Art'. 263pp, 287 plates, including 154 in full color, 2 maps, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Slight age soiling to dustjacket and one, small margin tear to foot of front panel. Heavy book weighing 1.15kg. View more info

Afternoon Light: Some Memories of Men and Events

By: MENZIES, Sir Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Cassell, 1967

Edition: First Edition


Memoirs of Sir Robert Menzies, twice Prime Minister of Australia. 1st, 8vo, 384pp. Hardcover in green cloth with dustjacket. Book is tight and clean; DJ has minor edge wear and is a little soiled. VG+/G+. Weight, 644g. View more info

Akarana: The Ports of Auckland

By: ROSE, John Benson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, Auckland Harbour Board, 1971

Edition: First Edition


A Centennial Publication of the Auckland Harbour Board, 1871-1971. 239pp, profusely photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean copy. Small gift inscription to front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. No wear to blue cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear and a small lost piece to top edge of front panel. Weight, 950g. View more info

Art and Life in Polynesia

By: BARROW, T.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, A. H. & A. Reed, 1972

Edition: First Edition


The Art of Polynesia - Tonga, Samoa, Fiji, Marquesas, Society, Australs, Gambier, Cook, Easter, Hawaii, New Zealand, Chatham. 191pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w, map, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket is bright, clean and unmarked with just a little edge wear. Heavy book weighing 1.12kg. View more info

Art in Australia: Third Series, No. 57

By: FAIRFAX, John Co.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, John Fairfax, 1934

Edition: Third Series, No. 57


A Quarterly Journal. First Number to be published by the Sydney Morning Herald. features the McGregor Collection. 102pp, illustrated with b&w photographs and with tipped-in color plates. Very bright, clean interior. Some foxing to the blank, front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Sound, stapled binding, tight and square. Minor wear to lower edge of overhanging dustjacket. Very attractive - almost 'fresh'. Weight, 400g. View more info

Australia's Outlook on Asia

By: LEVI, Werner

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson, 1958

Edition: First Edition


Analysis of Australians totheir neighbours to the North - China, Indonesia, japan etc. 246pp, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior with a sound binding. No wear to green cloth.Dustjacket is nearly similar. Weight, 410g. View more info

Australia, or New Holland [Australia]; Steel Engraved Map

By: TALLIS, John; MONTGOMERY MARTIN, R.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, John Tallis & Company, 1851

Edition: First Edition


Decorative, steel engraved map with contemporary hand-coloured outlines of counties, routes, roads etc. From 'Tallis's Illustrated Atlas' of 1851 published in London at the time of the Great Exhibition. Engraved by John Rapkin. This copy from a recently disbound Atlas. It is accompanied by the original two page printed description. Also available is a copy of the original title page of the Atlas from which this map was removed. The map illustrates the entire Country of A... View more info

Australian Geographical Magazine Walkabout; December 1, 1948

By: ANON

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian National Publicity Assoc., 1948

Edition: Vol. 14, No. 14


Single Issue of the Australian Geographical Magazine 'Walkabout' , for May of 1948. 48pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Photo of Kangeroo on cover. Bright, clean and unmarked. Above average condition. Weight, 140g. View more info

Australian Painters: Colonial Painters, 1788-1880; Impressionist Painters, 1881-1930; Modern Painters, 1931-1970

By: GLEESON, James

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Australia, Lansdowne Press/Australian Art Library, 1976

Edition: Later Edition in One Volume


This collection originally published: in 3 vols. as 'Colonial painters, 1788-1880' ; 'Impressionist painters, 1881-1930' ; and 'Modern painters, 1931-1970'. Melbourne : Lansdowne, 1971. 128pp, 128pp, 128pp : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 25 cm. Book is clean and bright. Gift inscription to the ffep. Booksellers label to the htp; otherwise unmarked. Tight, squatre bining. Minor shelf-wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket show some tyop-edge wear... View more info