Sydney, Government Printer, 1893.
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Adelaide, F.W. Preece & Sons (and printed at the Hassell Press), 1930. Not least, pp 25-26, The Home of the Blizzard by Sir Douglas Mawson, and the rear cover advertising the 1930 abridged popular edition.
New Haven, William Reese and Sydney, Hordern House, 2004 [second edition, revised and enlarged]/ 1974, 1982 and 1983 [originally published in three volumes]. An extensively annotated catalogue of the important collection amassed by Kenneth Evan Hill - 'the most extensive gathering of books that document early voyages of exploration and...
Pinner, Private Libraries Association, 2007. With the pictorial bookplate, designed by Katharine Stafford, of G.A.Stafford.
London, The Bibliographical Society, 1985-1994. The other volumes are: Nelson, C. and M. Seccombe: Periodical publications 1641-1700: A Survey with Illustrations; R.J. Goulden: Ornament Stock of Henry Woodfall, 1719-47. A Preliminary Inventory; W.Craig Ferguson: Loan Book of the Stationers' Company With a List of Transactions, 1592-1692; Peter W.M. Blayney: The.....
Portland, The Anthoensen Press, [c.1950]. Number 147 of 300 copies (250 of which were for sale). Eight leaves of illustrations include one tipped-in bookplate.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1978.
London, Folio Society, 1997.
[North Hills], Bird and Bull Press, 1980. Number 21 of only 350 copies.
Adelaide, Theodore Bruce & Co., Fine Art Auctioneers, . Some 3252 lots were offered for sale; some prices realised are pencilled in, but bibliographical details are thin on the ground.
Dulwich, Tudor Australia Press, 2012. One of only 100 numbered copies of the 'ordinary edition'; this copy is signed by the author on the title page. There were also 25 copies of a 'special edition'. Anomalously, the numbering in this copy suggests a total print-run of 130.
London, Country Life, 1976.
Deakin, Officina Brindabella [Brindabella Press], 1989. The introductory note explains the reason for the Officina Brindabella / Brindabella Press name change. Twenty-one items are listed, including some ephemeral pieces. The latest book listed is Les Murray's 'The Idyll Wheel'. Loosely inserted is a short signed note: 'Dear Roy, Thanks for...
Canberra, Australian Book Auction Records, 1986-1996.
Canberra, National Library of Australia, 1968 [first edition]. Presentation copy. Inscribed 'to recall many happy associations', dated (December 1969) and signed by Harold Leslie White, then National Librarian and Executive Officer, to Sir Alexander Russell Downer (though not stated as such). With numerous illustrations, many in colour.
Esher, Edward Burrett at The Penmiel Press, 1985. Number 52 of 150 copies (140 of which were for sale) signed by the author/ publisher. With the bookplate of Ann and Geoffrey Long, designed by Pixie O'Harris.
Layton, Gibbs Smith, 2005.
Frederikshavn, The Bookplate Society/ Forlaget Exlibristen, 1986. One of 900 signed copies.
London, Granada, 1980/ 1952. Rightly described as 'the most enjoyable as well as the most informative reference book on the subject', with over 450 alphabetical entries from 'Abbreviations' to 'Yellow-back'.
London, Bloomsbury Book Auctions, 1999. Loosely inserted is the list of prices realised, together with some related information on the auction. The auction also included 'other valuable printed books and two illuminated manuscripts'.
New York, Dutton, 1929.
Pinner, London and Delaware, Private Libraries Association/ The British Library/ Oak Knoll Press, 2010. One of 1300 copies, of which only 600 were for sale. 'Considers the effects of the relationships on creative output, both artistic and literary, and ... provides a detailed historical reconstructon of the essential character of...
Canberra, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1970. The fifth in a series of aboriginal bibliographies on areas "of the continent which offer the best possibilities for research on the traditional life of the Aborigines". Primarily the Gulf Country (Northern Territory border to the Gilbert River) plus south-west Queensland (west of...
North Melbourne, Cassell Australia, 1970.
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1992. With the pictorial bookplate, designed by Katharine Stafford, of G.A.Stafford.