St. Lucia, London, New York: University of Queensland Press, 1981. Hardcover. First. 267 pp. Warm brown cover has bright gilt on spine. Paste-downs at each end have numbers penciled. Small store sticker on fpd. Dj, unclipped and unpriced, is same brown color with maps on front cover. Contents crisp and clean. An account of South Australia's fifty-year attempt to colonize all of the Northern Territory for themselves, an attempt which ultimately failed. Fascinating history, little known by many. Fine / Fine.
Victoria, Australia: Lloyd O'Neil, 1970. Hardcover. 393 pp. Subtitle: "Australian Classics. 87 Stories from the Prose Works of Henry Lawson." Maroon covers lettered on spine in bright gilt. Unclipped, unpriced dj is taken from the painting "Down on His Luck" by Frederick McCubbin. Dj creased, chipped at head of spine. Ink gift inscr. on ffep - no indication that recipient ever read the book! "Henry Lawson's immortal stories have been read and re-read by generations of Australians." Very Good Plus / Very Good.
Melbourne, Australia: Georgian House, 1962. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. 198 pp. Light scuffing to dust jacket from shelf wear, now in mylar cover. Clean and crisp within. A fabulous survey of ornamental cast iron in Autralia. A rare volume on Australian architecture and design. Very Good / Very Good.