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The Convict Ship "Success": Official Catalogue; The Oldest Ship Afloat; Visited by over Twenty-one

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, 1933

Seller ID: 020586

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown wrapper with staple binding. Front cover shows an illustration of a despondent man wearing an broad-arrow-patterned prison uniform leaning on the sill of a barred window looking out to the ocean. 5 7/8" x 8 5/8." Sixteen pages, complete. Three black and white plates, complete. One of the plates is a diagram by Stan Osborn that shows what tortures prisoners were subjected to while on board a convict ship. Back cover has an advertisement for a book called A Complete Illustrated History of the Convict Ship "Success" and an Interesting Insight on En... View more info

Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLIII. No. 25. June 18, 1892.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Dewey Publishing Company: 1892

Seller ID: 020457

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with an illustration of an Australian prize-winning Shorthorn named Rose of Connaught Third. 11 1/4" x 15 3/4." Pages 565-584, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact except for some chipping at the spine and top edge of the first and last page. First and last pages are loose from the rest. The Pacific Rural Press was a major agricultural journal that was published between the mid-nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Many of the articles give ... View more info

Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLIV. No. 1. July 2, 1892.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Dewey Publishing Company: 1892

Seller ID: 020459

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted portrait of Professor E. W. Hilgard of the State University. 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 1-20, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact except for some chipping at the spine and a tear on the fore-edge measuring about 1" that barely affects text. The Pacific Rural Press was a major agricultural journal that was published between the mid-nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Many of the articles give information and advice on the... View more info

Pacific Rural Press and California Fruit Bulletin. Vol. XLVIII. No. 8. August 25, 1894.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Dewey Publishing Company: 1894

Seller ID: 020912

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph showing "the water front at Stockton, as seen from an approaching river steamer." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 113-128, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact but loose. A Fine copy. The Pacific Rural Press was a major agricultural journal that was published between the mid-nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Many of the articles give information and advice on the different parts of the agricul... View more info

Pacific Rural Press and California Fruit Bulletin. Vol. LII. No. 2. July 11, 1896.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Dewey Publishing Company: 1896

Seller ID: 021068

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with two reprinted black and white photographs showing "prize-winning California draft horses" and "the nitrogen factories on acacia roots." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 17-32, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact but loose. Chipping at the spine. The Pacific Rural Press was a major agricultural journal that was published between the mid-nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Many of the articles give information and advice on the... View more info

Pacific Rural Press and California Fruit Bulletin. Vol. LIV. No. 6. August 7, 1897.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Dewey Publishing Company: 1897

Seller ID: 021149

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original publisher's black and white wrapper with black and white illustrations on the front cover showing "Red Pyle game cock," "Malay game cock," "Silver Duckwing game cockerel," "Cornish Indian game hen," "pair of White Indian games," and "pair of Red Pyle games." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 81-96 complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Slight chipping at the spine. A Fine copy. The Pacific Rural Press was a major agricultural journal that was publis... View more info

Small Broadside - Announcement for a Book, How I Toured the World on Nothing, by Walter Buchler

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 021191

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original small broadside printed on white paper with a reprinted illustration by A. S. Palmer on the front. The illustration is a facsimile of the titular book cover and features blue and red ink. No date, circa 1944. 8" x 10." Paper is very clean and intact. Horizontal fold line at the center. A Fine copy. This broadside advertises different books. One book, How I Toured the World on Nothing, by Walter Buchler is featured on the front with Palmer's illustration. In addition to the illustration, a brief promotional summary of the book is printed at the top. The description sa... View more info

The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland Together with the Psalter of Psalms of David Pointed as They are to be Sung or Said in Church and the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests and Deacons

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode: 1853

Seller ID: 13116

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Full contemporary black moroccan leather with raised bands and gilt lettering. Binding in fine condition with no wear.Some occasional light spotting in text. Signature of a Mrs. Mackintosh, Perth, Australia on front pastedown. All edges gilt. A very handsome book. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Unpaginated, but complete. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Picturesque View of Queenstown - Ireland"

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Littleton, NH, Kilburn Brothers: 1877

Seller ID: 11261

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original Stereograph (7 x 3 1/2 inch) on pink board with rounded corners. Image of a church at the base of a hill overlooking the harbor. Queenstown was the name given to Cobh, Ireland after a visit by Queen Victoria in 1849 between the years 1849 and 1922. The port in Cork Harbor was the southern Irish center of the Irish diaspora with some 2 and half million leaving from the port between 1848 and 1950. It served as a major transatlantic port and last port of call from the British Isles and embarkation port for the British penal colonies such as Australia. It was the last port of call for the... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Sheep on the Range, Queensland, Australia."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9174

Condition: Collectible-Fine


#15986 (589). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the back side. View of a great drove of Merino sheep roaming at will on the natural pastorage. Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Kangaroos in the Zoological Garden, Adelaide, Australia."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8251

Condition: Collectible-Fine


3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 588-15902 by the publisher. Shows around a dozen kangaroos in a pen with a park like setting. No date, but circa 1915. Two columns of text on the back about kangaroos and the National Park in Adeliade. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Federal Parliament Building, Melbourne, Australia"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8249

Condition: Collectible-Fine


3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 587-115908 by the publisher. Shows Parliament building in distance with people, a horse and a streetcar (but no automobiles) in front. No date, but circa 1910. Two columns of text on the back discussing Australia, its history and its government. View more info

Round the World with "A Gaiety Girl"

By: Bantock, Sir Granville, and Frederick G. Aflalo

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, England, John Macqueen: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14175

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Author's first book. 172 pages; photos; illustrated brown cloth with design on the cover in black. Soiling to the spine, missing piece (1 1/2 x 1/ 1/2 inch) from the upper right corner on the front flyleaf. This is the author's first book and is quite rare. Sir Granville Bantock (1868-1946) was a British composer of classical music. The book is an account of his early conducting engagement for the musical play "The Gaiety Girl" which took him around the world with a musical comedy troupe going from America (New York & eastern states, Pittsburgh, San Francisco), the Pacific, Australia, ... View more info

Australia and New Zealand Illustrated

By: Boyce, William D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3106

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrations. Gilt lettering on front cover. Page tops are gilt. Front end papers split at spine. Some chapters include: Early History of Australia; Agriculture and Mining; Australian Industries and Transportation; The Strangest Animals in the World; Tasmania; New South Wales; Queensland; etc. New Zealand: Early History of the Maoris; Agriculture in New Zealand; Government-Operated Industries; The Cities of New Zealand; A Memorial to Captain Scott; etc. View more info

Australia and New Zealand Illustrated

By: Boyce, William D.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago & New York, Rand McNally & Co.: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15286

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Presented and signed by the author. Publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Map of Oceania, includeing Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia, on front endpaper and fly-leaf. Some separation at front hinge. 381 pages with 4 pages advertising author's other works in back. Several black and white in-line photographs. William D. Boyce (1858-1929) was a very successful newspaper publisher. He was also founder of the Boy Scouts of America. In his later years, he became less involved in his newspaper business and traveled the world, writing several memoirs of his ... View more info

Image for Original Map - "Oceanica or Oceania."

Original Map - "Oceanica or Oceania."

By: Boynton, G. W.?

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, MA?, T. G. Bradford: 0

Seller ID: 020181

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original publisher's hand-colored map of Oceania. A beautiful map that features pink, green, blue, and yellow watercoloring. A few major cities are shown along with natural geographic features such as rivers and seas. Countries and islands are labeled. This map shows China and the Chinese Tartary to the northwest, part of North America and the Port of San Francisco to the northeast, and Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia in the center. Australia is labeled as "New Holland." The Sandwich Islands (Hawai'ian Islands) are also s... View more info

A Chant of Doom and Other Verses.

By: Brennan, C.J. (or Christopher John Brennan)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Limited.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9566

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Fine clean copy in boards with dust jacket under mylar. 48 pages. Better example of the poetry published in Australia during the First World War. View more info

Original Cabinet Card Portrait Photograph

By: Edouin, Willie

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Sparks Studios:

Seller ID: 7595

Condition: Collectible-Fine


4 by 6 1/2 inches. Circa 1885. Edouin (b. 1846-d. 1908) was an English comedian, writer, director and theatre manager. His real name was William Frederick Bryer. As a young actor he toured Australia and the Far East. He was also active in theatres of California during the 1860's. View more info

Etiquette in Australia

By: Erskine, Mrs.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Sydney, William Brooks & Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 8008

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering. From the "Introductory:" (Other etiquette books are of little use) ."to the ordinary Australian. Directions as to the proper mode of address to a marquis or minute descriptions of ceremonial presentations to the Queen's Drawing-rooms are of but little use in Australia. My intention, therefor, is merely to ffer a few simple rules for guidance in the difficulties which may crop up at any time in our every-day social intercourse, and in which a knowledge of the usual rules of etiquette may serve to smooth the path of the inexperienced." ... View more info

Empire Club of Canada: Addresses Delivered to the Members During the Sessions of 1912-13 and 1913-14. Tenth and Eleventh Year of Issue.

By: Goggin, D. J. (Editor of Part I); Hall, Alfred (Editor of Part II)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Warwick Brothers and Rutter, Limited: 1915

Seller ID: 020942

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's red cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4." 216 pages, complete. Former ownership bookplate on front free endpaper that shows an illustration of a squirrel reading a book in a forest and sitting on a sign that says, "This Book is from the Hoard of Carl G. Winter; Read Thoughtfully, Handle Carefully, Return Promptly." Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. A few light smudges and scratches on the front and back covers. A Fine copy. The Empire Club of Canada is a speakers forum and was founded in 1903 as a r... View more info