Pp. 138(last blank), frontispiece plus 6 plates, index; gilt lettered red cloth, corners a trifle bruised, the spine slightly dulled; all edges sprinkled red; a little light foxing; Trustees of the Public Library, Museums, and National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1932.First edition.
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Pp. 176, illustrated in colour throughout, index; demy 4to; spine extremities and bottom fore-corners of boards lightly bruised; dust wrapper, edges a trifle rubbed; inked gift inscription at head of upper free endpaper; Child & Henry, Sydney, 1980. First edition. *With loosely inserted ephemera.
A history and handbook of current practice. Pp. 128(last blank), 8 plates, index; price-clipped dust wrapper, slightly soiled, edges a trifle rubbed; Andre Deutsch, London, 1966. First edition.
Essays in Honour of Dietrich Borchardt. Pp. xvi+332(last blank), tables, notes, bibliography, index; dust wrapper, slightly soiled, with signs of sticker removal from front panel; University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1984. First edition.
A world history. Photographs by Will Pryce. Pp. 320, illustrated throughout in colour and black & white (many full or double page), pictorial endpapers, notes, bibliographical essay, index; med. 4to; fore-corners of upper board a trifle bruised; dust wrapper; University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013. First edition.
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.....
With a Preface by Ernest R. Pitt. Pp. xii+164, frontispiece, indices; small cr. 4to; qr. cream cloth, quite discoloured, printed grey papered boards slightly marked; uncut; the free endpapers offset, frontispiece loosening, a couple of short marginal tears, a little light foxing; Trustees, Public Library, Museums and National Gallery of...
with notes thereon. Pp. 80(last colophon, verso blank); med. 8vo; printed stiff paper wrappers, stapled, backstrip slightly rubbed;The Joint Library Committee of the Parliament of Victoria, Melbourne, 1957.
Pp. 80, illustrated throughout in colour and black & white; tall demy 4to; edges of boards slightly rubbed, tiny indentation to lower board; dust wrapper, a trifle soiled, edges faintly creased, the back panel slightly scratched; Macmillan, Melbourne, 1980. First edition. *Signed by the author on the title page (dated 1980).
Masterpieces of early photography from the New York Public Library. Pp. 126, numerous illustrations, index; wide demy 4to; beige cloth, spine lettered in gilt, upper board decorated in blind; dust wrapper, slightly scuffed; Thames & Hudson, London, 1982. First U.K. edition.
Pp. xliv+710, appendices, index and concordance; navy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; dust wrapper; The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Boston , 1996. First edition. Publications of The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Volume LXVIII. *Includes the Catalogus Librorum Bibliotheca Collegij Harvardini[or Catalogue of the Books of the Harvard College Library...
The European conquest of the oceans, 1450 to 1840. Catalogue of an exhibition of rare books, maps, charts, prints, and manuscripts relating to maritime history from the John Carter Brown Library. Pp. xxii+204+(last colophon), illustrated throughout in colour and black & white, pictorial endpapers, bibliography, indices; wide demy 4to; blue...
The buildings of the State Library of New South Wales since 1826. Pp. 176, illustrated throughout in colour and black & white, appendices, index; small post 4to; pictorial glazed paper wrappers, edges lightly rubbed; edges of leaves a trifle soiled; Library Council of New South Wales, Sydney, 1988. First edition...
[Facsimile edition]. Pp. xiv+1316(last blank), pictorial title page; thick med. 8vo; Martino Fine Books,Mansfield Centre, CT, n.d.[c. 1999]. *Originally published in 1989 by the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland. Contains over 13,000 items.
Historical and Descriptive Notes. Pp. [x]+122, 22 plates (2 hand-tipped coloured portraits, including frontispiece), index; cr. 4to; qr. gilt lettered canvas, grey papered boards with small gilt device at centre of upper board, a trifle soiled and worn, edges lightly faded, with tiny surface chip to bottom edge of upper...
Revelations of a Library's Quarter Century. Pp. [vi]+362(last blank), text illustrations, index; tiny bruise to top edge of upper board; dust wrapper, faintly scuffed; top edge of a few leaves a trifle foxed;Spectrum, Melbourne, 1982. First edition. *The Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne.
Pp. [ii]+68(last blank), text illustrations (mostly full page), references, appendices; small oblong 4to; pictorial glazed paper wrappers, stapled, edges lightly rubbed, with a couple of tiny chips; a couple of faint spots of foxing; The Central Highlands Regional Library Service, Ballarat, 1978. *Published to commemorate the centenary of the City...
Supplement, 1928-1933. Pp. xx+454(last blank); roy. 8vo; printed paper wrappers, lightly worn at head and foot of backstrip; edges of leaves lightly marked, bookseller's label at foot of title page; Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Melbourne, 1934.
Pp. 36, text illustrations; pictorial paper wrappers, stapled, lightly soiled; Prahran Historical and Arts Society/Prahran Mechanics' Institute Prahran, Victoria, 1983.
A biography. Pp. xvi+304, 8 plates, notes, chronology, index; dust wrapper; Hamish Hamilton, London, 1972. First U.K. edition. *Biography of a pioneer in the field of children's librarianship, critic, reviewer, and friend of Beatrix Potter.
Compiled by the staff of the New York Public Library. [Facsimile edition]. Pp. 40[Part One]+163-198[Part Two]; Martino Publishing,Mansfield Centre, CT, n.d.. *Originally published in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library Volume XV, Number 1, January, 1911.
Pp. 176, illustrated throughout in colour and black & white, pictorial endpapers; roy. 4to; pictorial glazed papered boards; dust wrapper, edges a trifle creased; Focus Publishing, Sydney, 2000. First edition. *'Written by the curators of each of the collections each chapter is illustrated with rarely seen photographs, letters, maps and...
With bibliographical notes. [Facsimile edition]. In four volumes. Pp. xiv+1208+[ii]+1209-1660(last blank)+cxxxviii+1030+clxiv+640(last blank), indices; Martino Publishing,Mansfield Centre, CT, n.d.. *Limited (number unspecified) reprint of the volumes originally published by the Government Printing Office, Washington, from 1909 to 1920.
Containing the titles of all works up to December 1893. Compiled by Hugh Robert Mill. [Facsimile edition]. Pp. [ii]+viii+834(last blank), appendices; Martino Publishing, Mansfield Centre, n.d.. *Originally published by John Murray in 1895.
Containing the titles of all works up to December 1893. Compiled by Hugh Robert Mill. Pp. viii+834(last blank) appendices; gilt-lettered navy cloth; top corner cut from upper free endpaper; John Murray, London, 1895.