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  • Collection: Monash University Library Rare Books: Monographs Collection

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

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

By the Brothers Grimm ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

Woodcut illustrations (except on front cover) are hand-colored.

Hand-stitched overlocking along the spine.

With modern instances shewn in designs by Randolph Caldecott ; from new translations by Alfred Caldecott ; the engravings by J.D. Cooper.

A scarce and highly unusual children's book in that it treats of a topical political issue, in this case 'Votes for Women'. Kathleen Ainslie took her inspiration from Florence Upton and her The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls (origin of Golliwogg). She…

Coloured lithograph illustrations, with text lithographed as handwriting.
For voice and piano. "A song for the nation, march song and chorus". "Introduced and sung with great success by Bessie Sutton". Cover has portrait photograph of Bessie Sutton. "Also arranged by L.L. Howarde as a march and played everywhere with…
Popular sixpenny edition ; no. 594. "By special arrangement with Francis, Day & Hunter, London." Copy 1 cover illustration shows a ventriloquist and his doll, "Sidney James and "Billy" of the Royal Strollers." Copy 2 illustration shows Hugh Steyne.
Rare copy from the Lindsay Shaw Collection. Written for children, "with the approval of the Tasmanian Education Dept."
For voice and piano. "New edition of the great patriotic song" -- Cover. Includes a special verse for the year 1914. Publisher's no.: 52.

Published by command of General MacArthur.
For piano. Publication date from date of music advertised on back cover.

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

By Hans Christian Andersen ; tranlated by H.W. Dulcken.

"To-day, with the tremendous advances made in science, we know a great deal more about how to keep well and, in consequence, we lead longer, more useful, happier lives. But there is a good deal of information that women could and should have. Too…

Based on: La chatte blanche / Madame d'Aulnoy.
Rare copy from Lindsay Shaw Collection. Open door (Melbourne, Vic. : 1920)
With the compliments of Anthony Hordern & Sons, Limited, Sydney
Issued to members of the Australian Military and Naval Forces in Great Britain, France and elsewhere by authority of the High Commissioner for Australia.
Single-leaf flier calling for produce and various articles to be donated to the Red Cross for sending to "sick and wounded soldiers at home and abroad", as "Valentine gifts". "Supplement to N.S.W. Red Cross Record, January 12th 1916."

[...] The object of the Novum Organum, and of Bacon's philosophy in general, is, statd summarily, to enlarge the dominion of man, 'Regnum Hominis' ad he phrases it, by increasing his knowledge of Nature and his power over her operations. This end can…

by Giambattista Basile ; selected and edited by E.F. Strange ; illustrated by W. Goble.

Conditional pardon No. 306.
This item features in the Monash University Library exhibition Tall Tales and True: Journeys Real and Imagined. View the virtual exhibition
Began July 1918, ceased July/August 1919. "Honour to those, who, unable to take their place on the Field of Battle, stand firmly behind the lines, ready to make any sacrifice that will bring greater strength to those who serve and suffer to King and…
One photograph album with ownership inscription, "Clarence Holt, 'Corrahymn', Hartington St, Elsternwick". Photographs of Melbourne, War Bond banners, State Savings Bank (Elizabeth St.), Portarlington, S.S. Edina, Heidelberg, Caulfield Military…

Series: Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences ; t. 127.

Comptes rendus t. 127 also contains further work by the Curies, G. Bemont and E. Demarcay on radium (Cf. t.127, p.1215-18).

Bound in volume with "Sur une…
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