A Guide to Sources of Information for All arranged by the Dewey Decimal Classification. Pp. xiv+194, index; dust wrapper, slightly soiled; Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1974.Fourth Edition. Library and Technical Information series.
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Original studies in the nature and definition of obscenity. Pp. 208(last blank); price-clipped dust wrapper, lightly browned, edges slightly chipped, back panel lightly silverfished; bookseller's sticker foot of upper pastedown, leaves lightly browned; Souvenir Press, London, 1962. First edition. *Contributors include Walter Allen, Lord Birkett, Maurice Girodias, a.o.
Four broadcast talks. Pp. 46(last blank); red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, corners of boards a trifle rubbed; top edges red; dust wrapper, lightly foxed, edges and backstrip slightly faded and rubbed; free endpapers slightly offset, a little faint foxing; Bowes & Bowes, Cambridge, 1950. First edition.
Illustrated. Pp. [viii]+234+(last colophon), title page vignette, plus 8 plates; qr. natural linen, spine lettered in red, patterned red papered boards, a trifle warped, edges lightly rubbed; bottom edges uncut; lacking the dust wrapper; small ink stain to top edge of a few leaves, a little faint foxing; Chatto &...
Pp. 124, frontispiece portrait plus 12 plates, text illustrations; dust wrapper; name and date in ink on upper free endpaper, occasional minor pencilling; The National Press, Melbourne, 1984. First edition. *Autobiography. The author started work as a bookseller at George Robertson & Co., Melbourne, aged 14.
. Musee Conde, Chantilly. Preface by Charles Sterling. Introduction and legends by Claude Schaefer. Texts translated from the French by Marianne Sinclair. Pp. 128 47 hand-tipped coloured plates, notes, selected bibliography, title index; demy 4to; maroon cloth, lettered in gilt; within black card slipcase with coloured pictorial onlay and wrap-around...
Pp. 38 (including wrappers), illustrations, index; pictorial paper wrappers, tiny chip at head of backstrip, short closed tear from top edge into front panel; Children's Book Council of Victoria, Melbourne, 1967. Third edition.
A select list. Pp. 32, illustrations, index; pictorial stiff paper wrappers; Children's Book Council of Victoria, Melbourne, 1962. Second edition.
A select list. Pp. 92, illustrations, index; pictorial stiff paper wrappers; Children's Book Council of Victoria, Melbourne, 1966. Fourth edition.
Pp. , on different coloured card, printed on rectos only+158 pp. of type specimens, printed on rectos only; obl. demy 4to; red textured card wrappers, upper wrapper printed in silver, spiral bound; Chromecast Stereos Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, n.d.[c.1950s?].
3 page article in Wilson Library Bulletin, Vol. 14, No. 8, April 1940. Edited by Stanley J. Kunitz. Pp. 545-608, illustrated; roy. 8vo; printed paper wrappers, stapled; lower fore-corners of leaves slightly creased; The H. W. Wilson Company, New York, 1940.
Pp. xiv+186(last blank), appendices, index; dust wrapper, a trifle rubbed, the laminate lifting slightly at edges; top edge of a few leaves faintly marked, the free endpapers slightly soiled; Allen & Unwin,London, 1980. First edition.
Pp. 240, text illustrations, errata sheet loosely inserted; dust wrapper, backstrip lightly faded; pastedowns a trifle soiled; Reed, Sydney, 1980. Second edition.
[Facsimile edition]. Pp. , printed on rectos only, the text numbered 1-84; Martino Fine Books,Mansfield Centre, CT, n.d.. Limited (number unspecified) facsimile edition. *Originally published in 1920.
Being a Sketch of the Life of Timothy Claxton, Written by Himself. Together with Miscellaneous Papers. Pp. [ii]+vii+(brief biography by Jim Lowden, plus Claxton's will)+160+10(advertisements), text figures; pictorial stiff paper wrappers with flap folds; Lowden Publishing Co., Melbourne, 2006. First edition. The Mechanics Series: No. 1. *Timothy Claxton (1790-1848) founded.....
Pp. 48, illustrated in colour and black & white, the title and headings printed in red, glossary of terms, bibliography; med. 4to; printed textured paper wrappers, with coloured pictorial onlay at centre of upper wrapper; Crafts Council of Australia, Sydney, 1984. *Exhibition catalogue.
Edited by E. H. Hale. Pp. xxiv+342(last blank), patterned endpapers, appendices, index; boards a trifle canted, the spine cloth slightly wrinkled; dust wrapper, lightly soiled and worn, edges chipped and split, the backstrip creased; text block slightly browned; Staples Press, London, 1949. Second edition. *First published in 1929.
A guide to identification and value of the books written by Francis Patrick Clune (1893-1971). Pp. , index of titles; printed stiff brown paper wrappers, stapled, the backstrip a trifle faded; Australian Book Collector, Uralla, 1997. Second edition.
The illustrated encyclopedia. Pp. 312, illustrated throughout in colour and black & white, glossary, index; med. 4to; upper board faintly scuffed; dust wrapper, edges a trifle rubbed and split; RD Press, Sydney, 1995. First Australian edition.
Pp.144 (last colophon), frontispiece portrait with tissue guard, chronological catalogue of books and papers printed and published at the Doves Press, 1900-1916; uncut; dark blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, slightly flecked, edges a trifle rubbed, the spine cloth lightly faded; lacking the dust wrapper; inked ownership inscription (dated 1922)...
A study of his work l884-l893, based on his Time Book (British Library Add. MS. 49061), with a biographical introduction. Pp. xii+408(last blank), coloured frontispiece and 1 folding plate, illustrated throughout in black & white, including many examples of his bindings, appendix, bibliography, indices; demy 4to; gilt lettered brown cloth;...
With extracts from the special report of The Society of Arts on leather for bookbinding. Pp. 32, frontispiece, tipped-in post-card (for ordering box in which to pack books for binding), sample gummed label (for parcels of books for binding) laid on final page; printed paper wrappers, stabbed & tied, edges...
The reminiscences by Aveve Cohen. The remembrances by friends of Chiswick, & the Cohens. Compiled and edited by Jenni Matz. Pp. 32, printed in brown & black, frontispiece portrait, text illustrations and decorations; printed paper wrappers, stapled, the backstrip a trifle worn at extremities; The Typophiles, New York, 2002. Typophiles...
Pp. x+246; pictorial glazed papered boards, a trifle soiled; The Clique, London, 1995.
Censorship in Australia. Pp. [xii]+196, 16 plates, 2 text illustrations, index; dust wrapper, lightly browned, back panel lightly silverfished; bookseller's sticker on upper pastedown, free endpapers offset, leaves slightly browned; Jacaranda Press, Brisbane, n.d.[c.1962]. First edition.