Monash University Library Rare Books: Monographs Collection

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Monash University Library Rare Books: Monographs Collection

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http://hdl.handle.net/1959.1/1401998

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Founded in 1961 - the year Monash University opened - Monash University Library's Rare Books collection comprises materials considered rare because of age, uniqueness or physical beauty.
Learn more about the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 

This online collection contains a growing selection of monographs from Monash University Library's Rare Books collection.

Collection Items

The little mermaid
Original manuscript translation of Hans Christian Andersen's "The little mermaid", from the German, by Miss. H.C. Sterling and illustrated by A. Maynard.
Includes fourteen illustrated leaves; hand drawn title page. Bound in gilt tooled limp green…

Manuscript ledger and journal of David Mack Jr
The ledger is primarily concerned with the business accounts of a Connecticut farmer, David Mack Jr. However, David Mack Jr also used the ledger as a diary with varying degrees of details. From January 1869, the ledger was repurposed as a diary for…

D'Amboinsche rariteitkamer
Folio in fours printed largely on unmarked paper with occasional gatherings marked with a Bunch of grapes or with a simple countermark of initials or HG surmounted by a crown.

The nights of Straparola. Volume 1
First translated into English by W.G. Waters ; illustrated by E.R. Hughes.

The most delectable nights of Straparola of Caravaggio. Volume 1
Limited edition.

Translation of Le Tredicipiacevolissime notti de messer Giovanni Francesco Straparola.

The history of Blue Beard.
Hand-stitched overlocking along the spine.

Little Red Riding Hood.
"For the sevens."

The tinder-box and other stories
By Hans Christian Andersen ; tranlated by H.W. Dulcken.

The adventures of Puss in Boots.
Woodcut illustrations (except on front cover) are hand-colored.

Fairy stories
From Hans Christian Andersen.; with 48 coloured plates by Margaret W. Tarrant.

The history of the white cat : with a coloured engraving.
Based on: La chatte blanche / Madame d'Aulnoy.

Stories from the Pentamerone
by Giambattista Basile ; selected and edited by E.F. Strange ; illustrated by W. Goble.

Little Brother & Little Sister, and other tales
By the Brothers Grimm ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

Red Riding Hood.
Title, series, and imprint statement transcribed from upper cover. Series transposed from head of cover.

Fairyland of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
Verses by Annie R. Rentoul ; stories by Grenbry Outhwaite and Annie R. Rentoul.

Elves & fairies of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
Verses by Annie R. Rentoul ; edited by Grenbry Outhwaite.

Le cabinet des fées, ou, Collection choisie des contes des fées, et autres contes merveilleux.
Le cabinet des fées, ou, Collection choisie des contes des fées, et autres contes merveilleux.

The nights of Straparola. Volume 2
First translated into English by W.G. Waters ; illustrated by E.R. Hughes.

Some of Æsop's fables
With modern instances shewn in designs by Randolph Caldecott ; from new translations by Alfred Caldecott ; the engravings by J.D. Cooper.

The fables of La Fontaine ; translated from the French
With twenty-five original etchings by A. Delierre.

The spirit of the bush fire : and other Australian fairy tales
By J. M. Whitfeld ; with 32 illustrations by G. W. Lambert.

Australian fairy tales
By Hume Cook ; with illustrations by Christian Yandell.

Perrault's popular tales,ed. from the original editions, with introduction, &c. By Andrew Lang ...
From the original editions, with introduction, &c. By Andrew Lang ...

In the wrong paradise : and other stories
Indian and Colonial Series

In the wrong paradise : and other stories
Indian and Colonial Series

Letters to dead authors
Second edition

The all sorts of stories book
The fairy book series

Custom and myth
"First printed October 1884 ... reset for issue in 'Silver library' July 1893 ... reprinted February 1898."

The brown fairy book
The fairy book series

The True story book
Fourth impression

The violet fairy book
The fairy book series

The dead leman and other tales from the French
Rare copy has the bookplate of Mr Northall-Laurie

 Tales of a fairy court
The fairy book series

The yellow fairy book
The fairy book series

Books and bookmen
The fairy book series

The lilac fairy book
The fairy book series
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