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[006864] LINDSAY, Norman. The Scribblings of an Idle Mind *SIGNED*. ill. LINDSAY, Norman (dj). Melbourne: Lansdowne Press, 1966. Limited First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Signed. Fine / Fine. Two-tone cloth hc with gilt lettering, in a dj depicting an illust by Norman Lindsay. This edition limited to 350 numbered copies, signed by Norman Lindsay. x + 154p. Rare. $950.00

[006865] New South Wales Parliament. The New South Wales Parliamentary Record, 1824-1935. Sydney: Alfred James Kent, 1936. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Good Grey hc boards with blue cloth spine. Twelfth Edition. 286p. Slight foxing to prelims. Inscribed by Eli Luckey, J.P., Clybucca, Booker Bay. Scarce. NOTE: The New South Wales Parliamentary Record. From the First Council Appointed prior to Responsible Government To and Including Members Elected To the 31st Parliament, May, 1935. Containing an Alphabetical Record of Members of Both Houses, Alphabetical List of Electorates, Showing Members Returned For Each and Particulars of Parliaments, Administrations, and Parliamentary Officials. $39.00

[006866] RAVEN-HART, R.. Canoe in Australia. Melbourne, VIC: Georgian House, 1948. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good Tan cloth hc. Eps depict maps. Illustrated with b&w photos. xii + 220p. NOTE: The story of a voyage in a canoe down the Murrumbidgee and the Murray from Gundagai to Morgan, on the Gippsland Lakes, and down the Nepean and Hawkesbury from Penrtih to the sea. $9.00

[006867] HERRICK, Robert. Poems of Robert Herrick: A Selection from Hesperides and Noble Numbers. New York: The Century Co., 1900. Limited First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good Blue half-leather and cloth hc with gilt trim and raised bands on spine. Top edge gilt. Marbled eps. Frontisp. Introduction by Thomas Bailey Aldrich. l + 228p. Rare in this edition. $45.00

[000071] PIZER, Marjorie. Full Summer. Sydney: Pinchgut Press, 1977. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Soft Cover. Fine Orange pictorial card covers. Contains poems and a section on 'Poetry: A Personal Viewpoint'. viii + 44p. NOTE: Pizer's 5th book of poems. $32.00

[001921] CHRISTESEN, C. B. (ed.). Meanjin Papers: A Quarterly of Literature and Art - Vol. 5 No. 4; Summer 1946. ill. LINDSAY, Vane. Carlton, VIC: Melbourne University Press, 1946. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Soft Cover. Very Good Blue card covers. Contains tipped-in Questionnaire Slip. Includes illusts. by Vane Lindsay. p273 - p336 (sm. stains to some pages). NOTE: Includes Articles; Short Stories; Poetry by Judith Wright, John Manifold, etc.; Reviews. $14.00

[003147] DORSET, Ray. In the Summertime [Sheet Music]. Sydney: Essex Music of Australia / Our Music, 1970. First Edition. 4to (25 - 33cm tall). Soft Cover. Very Good Photo of Mungo Jerry on front and The Mixtures on back. 4p. $39.00

[003534] COWARD, Mike. Calypso Summer. ill. Various Illustrators. Sydney: ABC Books, 2000. First Edition. Large 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Pictorial hc boards in a like dj. Pictorial end-papers. Contains many photos. Includes profiles and statistics. 203p. NOTE: An account of the five matches between Australia and the West Indies in 1960-1961. Complements the ABC television documentary of the same name. $19.00

[004754] ALLENSWORTH, Carl. The Complete Play Production Handbook: For Colleges, Schools, Little Theatres, Community Theatres, Summer Stock - For Anyone Staging a Play. New York, USA: Harper and Row, 1986. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Soft Cover. Very Good Revised Edition. Contains photoplates and illusts. $24.00

[004817] KEESING, Nancy. Imminent Summer. ill. LINDSAY, Norman. Sydney: Lyre Bird Writers, 1951. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Soft Cover. Good Blue card covers (sl. spotted; spine split). Frontisp illust by Norman Lindsay. vi + 29p. $19.00

[005659] CHAPPELL, Greg. The 100th Summer: 76-77 Season Pakistan New Zealand Centenary Test. Melbourne: Garry Sparke & Associates, 1977. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Fine / Very Good. Green cloth hc in a pictorial dj. Foreword by Ray Robinson. Contains photoplates. Ins on fep. 220p. $9.00

[006015] FRANKLIN, Miles ["Brent of Bin Bin"]. Gentlemen at Gyang Gyang - A Tale of the Jumbuck Pads on the Summer Runs. ill. DAVIS, Quinton (dj). Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1956. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. Red cloth hc with gilt lettering in a pictorial dj by Quinton Davis. iv + 220p. Scarce. $34.00

[006596] WHELPTON, Eric and Barbara. Summer at San Martino. London: Hutchinson & Co., 1956. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good / Good. Red cloth hc in a pictorial dj. Edgewear to dj. Col frontisp and other illusts. 224p. Rare. $19.00

[000118] DICKENS, Charles. Hard Times, Hunted Down, Holiday Romance & George Silverman's Explanation. ill. WALKER, F. and GREIFFENHAGEN, Maurice. London: Chapman and Hall / Henry Frowde, 1905. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Hard Cover. Original Owner's Signature. Very Good n.d. [1905]. Burgundy leather hc with gilt lettering and patterns and black bands on the spine (top of spine worn). Top edge gilt. Frontis depicts one of seven b/w illustrations by Walker and Greiffenhagen. The Fireside Edition. 394p + 2p ads (sl. foxing to eps and prelims). NOTE: Spine lists the title as 'Hard Times etc' $32.00

[004479] CAVANOUGH, Elizabeth. Sydney Holiday. ill. MALNIC, Jutta. Melbourne: Lansdowne Press, 1967. First Edition. 4to (25 - 33cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Pictorial hc boards in a like dj. Eps depict maps of Sydney. Contain many photos by Jutta Malnic. iv + 56p. Rare. NOTE: Includes photos of Luna Park, Sydney Harbour, etc $9.00

[004636] O'ROURKE, P.J.. Holidays in Hell. London: Picador / Pan Macmillan, 1989. First Edition Thus. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Soft Cover. Fine $7.95

[004803] JOHNS, W. E. Captain. Biggles Takes a Holiday. ill. STEAD. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1949. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good Pictorial blue cloth hc. Contains a coloured frontisp, other full-page col. plates, and b/w illusts by Stead. Ins on fep. First Printing, June 1949. 191p. $24.00

[006446] PARK, Ruth. The Muddle-Headed Wombat on Holiday. ill. YOUNG, Noela. Sydney: The Educational Press, 1967. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good / Good. Red pictorial hc boards in a like dj. Dj sl soiled with edge-chips. Frontisp. and many other two-tone illusts. by Noela Young. 68p. Ins on fep. Rare. NOTE: A reprint of the 1964 first edition. $24.00

[005779] HUGO, Victor (ed. G.H. CLARKE). Waterloo: Being Passages Extracted from 'Les Miserables'. London: Blackie & Son, 1902. First Edition Thus. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Soft Cover. Poor Red limp cloth (spine taped). French text. Pages 3-34 only. Extensive notes and underling of text. Part of Blackie's Little French Classics series. Rare. ADDED: Pasted in b/w illusts of the Battle; 2 pages of typed notes in English. $49.00

[005699] TOLKIEN, J. R. R.. The Hobbit or There and Back Again. ill. TOLKIEN, J. R. R. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1963. Second Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Pictorial green cloth hc in a pictorial dj. Eps depict maps in black and red. Col frontisp and other b/w illusts by Tolkien. Fourteenth Impression of the revised Second Edition. 316p (v. slight water stain at top of prelims). A nice copy, scarce with the original dustjacket which states thirteenth impression. $395.00

[005900] TOLKIEN, J. R. R.. The Hobbit or There and Back Again. ill. TOLKIEN, J. R. R. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1974. Third Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Good Pictorial green cloth hc. Eps depict maps in black and red. Contains full-page col plates and other b/w illusts by Tolkien. Eighth Impression of the revised Third Edition. 317p + ads. $74.00

[006512] TOLKIEN, J. R. R.. The Hobbit or There and Back Again. ill. TOLKIEN, J. R. R. London: Harper Collins Publishers, 1995. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. Green cloth hc with gilt lettering. Eps depict maps in black and red. Contains full-page col plates and other b/w illusts by Tolkien. Name on fep. viii + 273p $24.00

[006231] TOLKIEN, J. R. R.. The Hobbit or There and Back Again. ill. WYATT, David. London: Harper Collins, 2001. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Pictorial hc boards in a like dj by Tolkien. Illusts by David Wyatt, + Map. 400p. $19.00

[006476] TOLKIEN, J. R. R. and GREEN, Michael. A Hobbits Journal: Being a Blank Book With Some Curious Illustrations of Friends and Foes of the Nine Companions, From the Collection of Sam Gamgee. ill. GREEN, Michael. Philadelphia, USA: Running Press, 1979. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Soft Cover. Fine Pictorial card wrappers. Contains illusts by Michael Green. Scarce. $45.00

[005966] GREEN, Len. Bilbo: The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins and The Hobbit Song Book *SIGNED*. Sydney: Bondi Junction Radiology, 1991. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Soft Cover. Signed. Fine Pictorial card covers. Fully SIGNED and inscribed by Len Green. Rare. $29.00

[000068] DICKENS, Charles. A Christmas Carol. ill. TAYLERSON, Karen. Lane Cove, Sydney: Orchard Books, 1989. First Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good Glossy yellow pictorial hc boards (sl. scratch). Includes numerous full-page and text illusts. in colour by Taylerson. Contains 4 changing pictures and accompanying ribbon. Also contains flaps to lift. 24p (sl. foxing to prelims). NOTE: Adapted from the story 'A Christmas Carol'. A changing picture and lift-the-flap book for young children. $17.00

[000343] DICKENS, Charles. A Christmas Carol: The Original Manuscript. ill. LEECH, John. New York, USA: Dover Publications, 1971. First Thus. 4to (25 - 33cm tall). Soft Cover. Very Good Brown and Cream card covers with colour illustration. End-papers depict similar colour illustrations. Includes a Preface by Frederick B. Adams and an Introduction by Monica Dickens. Contains facsimiles of the original manuscript, 8 illustrations by Leech reproduced from the first printed edition, and 4 colour reproductions. xii + 144p (sl. foxing to eps). NOTE: The original manuscript is held in the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York. $9.00

[000464] DICKENS, Charles. Nicholas Nickleby, Hard Times, A Christmas Carol. ill. BECK, Ian. London: Octopus Books, 1983. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Fine Padded green leatherette hc with gilt lettering and design on front and spine. All page edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Includes an Introduction. Contains 3 novels: Nicholas Nickleby, Hard Times, and A Christmas Carol. Includes b/w illusts. by Beck. Complete and unabridged. 781p. Part of the 'Treasury of World Masterpieces' series. ADDED: Includes the original complimentary bookmark by Signet. $9.00

[000749] DICKENS, Charles / DISNEY, Walt. Mickey's Christmas Carol. ill. An Unknown Illustrator. New York / Racine, Wisconsin, USA: Walt Disney Productions / A Golden Book / Western Publishing Company, 1983. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good Coloured pictorial hc boards with silver foil spine and pictorial end-papers. Contains numerous colour illusts. 24p. Part of the 'Little Golden Books' series - No. 459-09. NOTE: Adapted from Charles Dickens' novel, 'A Christmas Carol'. This edition is based on the Walt Disney movie 'Mickey's Christmas Carol' which was released in 1983. $8.00

[000896] DICKENS, Charles / DISNEY, Walt. Mickey's Christmas Carol. ill. An Unknown Illustrator. Racine, Wisconsin, USA: Golden Books Publishing Company, 1997. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Good Coloured pictorial hc boards with gold foil spine and pictorial end-papers. Contains numerous colour illustrations. 24p. Rare. Part of the 'Little Golden Books' series - No. 98789-01. NOTE: Adapted from Charles Dickens' novel, 'A Christmas Carol'. This edition is based on the Walt Disney movie 'Mickey's Christmas Carol' which was released in 1983. This book was originally published in a slightly longer version. $8.00

[000957] DICKENS, Charles. A Christmas Carol. ill. HERNANDEZ, Paul. New York, USA: Modern Publishing, 2001. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Soft Cover. Fine Pictorial wrappers. Contains numerous full-page and text illusts. in colour by Hernandez. 24p. Rare. Part of the 'Fun-To-Read Fairy Tales' series. NOTE: The classic Christmas story adapted for young children. $8.00

[001074] DICKENS, Charles (ed. Carol WATSON). Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol. ill. BAXTER, Leon. Sydney: Ashton Scholastic, 1991. First Thus. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Soft Cover. Very Good Green pictorial wrappers. Contains numerous colour illusts. by Baxter with text in a cartoon / comic book style. 32p. Rare. NOTE: The classic Christmas tale adapted for young children. $12.00

[001093] DICKENS, Charles / DISNEY, Walt. Mickey's Christmas Carol. ill. An Unknown Illustrator. New York, USA: Golden Books Publishing Company, 1998. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good Coloured pictorial hc boards with gold foil spine and pictorial end-papers. Contains numerous colour illustrations. 24p. Rare. Part of the 'Little Golden Books' series - No. 98789-01. NOTE: Adapted from Charles Dickens' novel, 'A Christmas Carol'. This edition is based on the Walt Disney movie 'Mickey's Christmas Carol' which was released in 1983. This book was originally published in a slightly longer version. $8.00

[002696] DICKENS, Charles and CALLOW, Simon. Dickens' Christmas: A Victorian Celebration. ill. Various Illustrators. London: Frances Lincoln, 2003. First Edition. 4to (25 - 33cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Brown cloth hc with gilt lettering on spine, in a pictorial dj. Pictorial eps. Contains many illusts. and photos. 160p. Rare. NOTE: Lovingly recreates the festival that fascinated Charles Dickens. Includes a biography of Dickens. Contains the entire text of 'A Christmas Carol'. $45.00

[003940] DICKENS, Charles. A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas. ill. FOREMAN, Michael. London: Victor Gollancz, 1983. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-575-03311-8. Blue cloth hc with gilt lettering, in a pictorial dj. With full-page col. plates and b/w illusts by Michael Foreman. 128p. NOTE: Unabridged text with wonderful illusts which would appeal to children. $29.00

[004092] DICKENS, Charles. The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain: A Fancy for Christmas-Time. ill. TENNIEL, J.; LEECH, J.; STANFIELD, C.; STONE, F.. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. First Edition. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. . Fair Red cloth hc with gilt lettering and blind-stamped design on front (spine and rear board missing). All edges gilt. Illustrated title-pages are missing but all other illusts present. With illusts by J. Tenniel, J. Leech, C. Stanfield, and F. Stone. First State of the First Edition. vi + 188p. Pages are generally in very good condition. Rare. NOTE: The fifth and final book of Charles Dickens' christmas books. $395.00

[004675] DICKENS, Charles and RACKHAM, Arthur. A Christmas Carol. ill. RACKHAM, Arthur. London: William Heinemann, 1933. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Good ISBN: 0-575-03311-8. Pictorial blue cloth hc (spine discoloured). With full-page col. plates and b/w illusts by Arthur Rackham. vi + 147p. Etched bookplate of Barbara Broadbent on fep. NOTE: A reprint of the 1915 first edition. $95.00

[004885] DICKENS, Charles. A Christmas Carol and Other Short Stories. Spain: S.A.P.E., 1985. First Edition Thus. 8vo (15 - 25cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good Pictorial red cloth hc gilt lettering. Marbled eps. 223p. Part of 'The Library of English and World Literature. NOTE: Contains: 'A Christmas Carol', 'Mugby Junction', 'Mrs Lirripers Lodgings', 'The Seven Poor Travellers'. $9.00

[005225] DICKENS, Charles. A Christmas Carol. ill. COLE, Michael. London: Pagoda, 1985. First Edition Thus. Oblong 4to (25 - 33cm). Hard Cover. Fine / Very Good. Pictorial hc boards in a like dj. Pictorial eps. Contains a Preface by Charles Dickens. Includes numerous full-page colour illusts and others by Michael Cole. Scarce. $29.00

[005616] DICKENS, Charles. Mr. Pickwick's Christmas. ill. WILLIAMS, George Alfred. London / Melbourne: Cassell and Company, 1907. First Edition. 4to (25 - 33cm tall). Hard Cover. Very Good ISBN: . Decorative green cloth hc with gilt lettering and col picture onlay. Top edge gilt. Introduction by George Williams. Frontisp with captioned tissue-guard, full-page plates, and text illusts by George Alfred Williams. 150p. Rare. NOTE: 'Being an account of the Pickwickians' Christmas at the Manor Farm, of the adventures there; the tale of the gollin who stole a sexton, and of the famous sports on the ice; as written in the Pickwick papers. $195.00