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https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb-monographs-002.pdf
Left Australia, 19 February, torpedoed Anzac Day, 25 April, 1917, with a few laughs in between.
The story of the last trip of the troopship Ballarat which was torpedoed Anzac Day 1917 and the rescue of the ships crew and soldiers. It also contains…

rb-ex-tall-tales-case006-007.pdf
This item features in the Monash University Library exhibition Tall Tales and True: Journeys Real and Imagined. View the virtual exhibition

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Exhibitions/RareBooks/TallTales/rb-ex-tall-tales-case003-001.pdf
This item features in the Monash University Library exhibition Tall Tales and True: Journeys Real and Imagined. View the virtual exhibition

rb-jswift-002.pdf
A reply to Jonathan Swift's pamphlet, The Presbyterians Plea of Merit.

This copy belonged to Swift himself and has his own
manuscript annotations in the margins.

The postscript: p. 43-48.
Disbound.

rb-jswift-008.pdf
Includes early manuscript additions (filling in blanks, etc.), found in many but not all known copies, and probably originated by Swift.

Many lower edges uncut.

This edition restores the hundred-odd lines and its notes suppressed in W. King's…

ags-monographs-003.pdf
Published by command of General MacArthur.

rb-jswift-011.pdf
The book’s continued popularity with children is based on abridged reprints of the first voyage to Lilliput, land of the little people, and the second voyage, to Brobdingnag, land of the giants.

rb-jswift-015-3.pdf
Written anonymously. "Claiming to be a genuine continuation of the original ... The major part of the book is a freely plagiarized abridgment of an English version of The history of the Sevarites or Sevarambi ... by one Captain Siden by Denis…

rb-jswift-015-2.pdf
First ed. Teerink 289. The "A edition (1st 8vo ed.), publ. 28 Oct. 1726."--Teerink, 2d ed., p. 192. Book-plate: Henry, Duke of Kent. Book-plate: Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park.

rb-jswift-015-1.pdf
First ed. Teerink 289. The "A edition (1st 8vo ed.), publ. 28 Oct. 1726."--Teerink, 2d ed., p. 192. Book-plate: Henry, Duke of Kent. Book-plate: Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park.

rb-jswift-013.pdf
Signature: Emily Castlereagh.
Note: Removed from Marble Hill House. This copy was given by Swift to Henrietta Howard, Countess of Suffolk.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-001.pdf
"An old couple find a large peach in a river. When they cut it open, a child emerges. They name him Momotaro, or Little Peachling. The child grows up and decides to set off on an exciting adventure." (The International Children's Digital Library,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-002.pdf
"A sparrow kept by a kind - hearted old woman licked some starch at the house of a cross old woman who lived next door. In a rage, the cross old woman cut out the tongue of the sparrow before it managed to fly away. Hearing of this incident, the kind…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-003.pdf
"Battle of the Monkey and the Crab tells how the monkey tricked the crab, and how the crabs got revenge with the help of rice - mortar, pounder, bee, and egg." (The International Children's Digital Library,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-004a.pdf
"When a dog began scratching at a certain spot, a kind - hearted old man, the master of the dog, dug there and found a quantity of gold. A neighboring greedy old couple borrowed the dog, which began scratching at another spot. But when they dug…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-004b.pdf
"When a dog began scratching at a certain spot, a kind - hearted old man, the master of the dog, dug there and found a quantity of gold. A neighboring greedy old couple borrowed the dog, which began scratching at another spot. But when they dug…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-005a.pdf
"An old man captured a mischievous badger and hung it to a rafter by the feet. While the old man was away, the badger tricked his wife into undoing the cord, and then killed her. Later, as the old man lamented his wife's death, a hare came forward…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-005b.pdf
"An old man captured a mischievous badger and hung it to a rafter by the feet. While the old man was away, the badger tricked his wife into undoing the cord, and then killed her. Later, as the old man lamented his wife's death, a hare came forward…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-006.pdf
"A wealthy mouse named Kanemochi picked Hatsuka, daughter of a relative, to be the bride of Fukutaro, his only son. He had a go - between arrange a formal meeting between the two with a view to marriage. The meeting went well, and the two then…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-007a.pdf
"An old man with a big lump on his right cheek was caught in a rainstorm in the mountain and took refuge in the hollow of an old tree. Before long, a great crowd of devils came along and began to enjoy a feast accompanied by a lot of songs and…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-007b.pdf
"An old man with a big lump on his right cheek was caught in a rainstorm in the mountain and took refuge in the hollow of an old tree. Before long, a great crowd of devils came along and began to enjoy a feast accompanied by a lot of songs and…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-008.pdf
"When he found a tortoise on his line, the fisher - boy named Urashima unhooked it and threw it back into the sea. Thereafter, the tortoise, disguised as the daughter of the Sea - God, guided him to the Dragon Palace, where the two married and lived…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-009a.pdf
This Japanese tale retails the story of a fairy, guardian of the sea, who is expelled from the fairy-land and encounters an eight - headed serpent to save a young girl.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-009b.pdf
This Japanese tale retails the story of a fairy, guardian of the sea, who is expelled from the fairy-land and encounters an eight - headed serpent to save a young girl.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-010.pdf
This fairy tale tells the story of a young girl whose mother gives her a special mirror.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-011.pdf
This is the story of eighty one brothers who wish to be King and their encounters with a hare without fur in need of help.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-012.pdf
"Hunters had slain almost all of the animals in the forest. All that were left were one badger and a mother fox with one little cub. At the end of his rope after their food ran out, the badger worked out a plan. First, the mother fox assumed human…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-013a.pdf
"The Dragon King sent a jellyfish to Monkeyland to get a monkey whose liver could be used to cure the young Dragon Queen's illness. Read to find out how the monkey tricked the jellyfish, and why jellyfish have no bones today.(The International…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-013b.pdf
"The Dragon King sent a jellyfish to Monkeyland to get a monkey whose liver could be used to cure the young Dragon Queen's illness. Read to find out how the monkey tricked the jellyfish, and why jellyfish have no bones today.(The International…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-014.pdf
"Prince Fire - fade, who was skilled at hunting, lost the fishhook that belonged to his older brother, Prince Fire - flash, who was skilled at fishing. As Prince Fire - fade grieved that Prince Fire - flash was beside himself with anger, the Wise Old…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-015a.pdf
"Once upon a time, there lived a brave warrior called "Tawara - no - Toda," or "My Lord Bag - o' - Rice." One day, when he was about to cross a bridge over a river flowing down from a lake, he saw a big serpent lying in his path. He calmly stepped on…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-015b.pdf
"Once upon a time, there lived a brave warrior called "Tawara - no - Toda," or "My Lord Bag - o' - Rice." One day, when he was about to cross a bridge over a river flowing down from a lake, he saw a big serpent lying in his path. He calmly stepped on…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-017.pdf
"A young warrior spent the night at a dilapidated temple in the forest. In the middle of the night, he heard a commotion outside, and saw a bunch of phantom cats dancing while singing "Tell it not to Schippeitaro!" The next morning, the warrior…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-019.pdf
"The warrior Minamoto - no - Raiko was ordered by the Emperor to rescue people who had been captured by the ogres on Oyeyama Hill and to vanquish the ogres. He organized and headed a band consisting only of Watanabe - no - Tsuna and his three…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-020.pdf
"A hardworking son who lived with his aged parents grieved that he was unable even to give his father sake to drink because they remained poor no matter how hard he worked. One day, when he was cutting down trees in the forest, he heard the sound of…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-024.pdf
A funny old woman, while she is preparing some dumplings, drops one of them down a hole. Trying to reach it, she falls down through it and finds herself in a strange new country.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Fairy-Tales/rb_jp_ft-025.pdf
"A lazy maiden was married to a warrior, whose duties on the battlefield kept him away from home. One such night, the bride was awakened by a clatter, and saw hundreds of little men, dressed just like Japanese warriors but only about an inch high,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Aldine_Frank-Reade/rb_Aldine_Frank-Reade-001.pdf
One in a series of boy's adventure stories centred round Frank Reade Jr., a young inventor-genius who created a robot, "Steam Man" and a succession of creatures including "Steam Horse", "Electric Dolphin" and innumerable flying and swimming wonders,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Aldine_Frank-Reade/rb_Aldine_Frank-Reade-002.pdf
One in a series of boy's adventure stories centred round Frank Reade Jr., a young inventor-genius who created a robot, "Steam Man" and a succession of creatures including "Steam Horse", "Electric Dolphin" and innumerable flying and swimming wonders,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Aldine_Frank-Reade/rb_Aldine_Frank-Reade-003.pdf
One in a series of boy's adventure stories centred round Frank Reade Jr., a young inventor-genius who created a robot, "Steam Man" and a succession of creatures including "Steam Horse", "Electric Dolphin" and innumerable flying and swimming wonders,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Aldine_Frank-Reade/rb_Aldine_Frank-Reade-004.pdf
One in a series of boy's adventure stories centred round Frank Reade Jr., a young inventor-genius who created a robot, "Steam Man" and a succession of creatures including "Steam Horse", "Electric Dolphin" and innumerable flying and swimming wonders,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Aldine_Frank-Reade/rb_Aldine_Frank-Reade-005.pdf
One in a series of boy's adventure stories centred round Frank Reade Jr., a young inventor-genius who created a robot, "Steam Man" and a succession of creatures including "Steam Horse", "Electric Dolphin" and innumerable flying and swimming wonders,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Aldine_Frank-Reade/rb_Aldine_Frank-Reade-006.pdf
One in a series of boy's adventure stories centred round Frank Reade Jr., a young inventor-genius who created a robot, "Steam Man" and a succession of creatures including "Steam Horse", "Electric Dolphin" and innumerable flying and swimming wonders,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Aldine_Frank-Reade/rb_Aldine_Frank-Reade-007.pdf
One in a series of boy's adventure stories centred round Frank Reade Jr., a young inventor-genius who created a robot, "Steam Man" and a succession of creatures including "Steam Horse", "Electric Dolphin" and innumerable flying and swimming wonders,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Aldine_Frank-Reade/rb_Aldine_Frank-Reade-008.pdf
One in a series of boy's adventure stories centred round Frank Reade Jr., a young inventor-genius who created a robot, "Steam Man" and a succession of creatures including "Steam Horse", "Electric Dolphin" and innumerable flying and swimming wonders,…