Browse Items (200 total)

  • Collection: Monash University Library Rare Books: Monographs Collection

La_cusiniere_republicaine_1976.pdf
Facsimile reprint of original edition published: A Paris : Chez Mérigot jeune, L'an IIIe de la République [i.e. 1795]

rb_manuscripts_016_compressed.pdf
A mid-19th century manuscript cook book containing recipes and notes on household management. Written in a notebook, quarter-leather bound. Appears to be mainly English recipes but with the occassional reference to hot climate fair like Life Guards'…

rb_manuscripts_015.pdf
Early 19th century English cook book containing approx. 175 recipes, hand-written in a notebook, quarter-leather bound with marbled boards. Dates on recipes range from 1812 to 1818.
Purchased from Michael Treloar, 31 October 1995. Purchased with…

rb_manuscripts_017.pdf
Carbon paper copy letter books of personal and business correspondence dated from May 1880-Sept. 1881 and May 1183 to June 1886. Loose correspondence [4 pages] from the Melbourne International Exhibition 1880 dated from May to September 1881,…

rb_manuscripts_004.pdf
An original convict manuscript record written for Robert Dane (b. 1820). He was court martialled and convicted of mutinous conduct whilst serving as a soldier on 11 March 1840. Transported for life, he left Dublin on 16 December, 1840 on the convict…

Model Engineer's Handbook and Catalogue.pdf
"Model engineer" series. 2nd Edition. Contains a signature: Victor Gale

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_042.pdf
Punch issue no. 3080, vol. CXXI, Aug. 6, 1914. Contains local news as well as articles and cartoons of the war. Engraving on cover "Setting fire to Europe."

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_041.pdf
Society, music, drama, sport, etc.'.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_019.pdf
For voice and piano. "Welcome home edition."

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_017.pdf
Rare copy from the Richard Travers Collection. Includes nominal roll.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_005.pdf
"But for the strength of the Empire's Navy, enemy aeroplanes would be over Melbourne [?]"

rb-map_001.pdf
Railway and tramway map of Melbourne and suburbs with tram time tables : showing railways, cable tramways, electric tramways, authorised electric additions. Inset: Sunshine.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_manuscripts_005.pdf
A hand-lettered, hand-drawn and coloured children's book, circa 1940s.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_manuscripts_001.pdf
A pioneer newspaper from Mashonaland (Northern region of Zimbabwe). Handwritten and printed with a cyclostyle. The paper focuses on the first Matabele War between troops from the British South Africa Company and the Ndebele Kingdom.
Started July 21,…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_manuscripts_002.pdf
A pioneer newspaper from Mashonaland (Northern region of Zimbabwe). Handwritten and printed with a cyclostyle. The paper focuses on the first Matabele War between troops from the British South Africa Company and the Ndebele Kingdom.

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

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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_Yellowbacks_005.pdf
In this small book, a cheap volume intended for sale at railway stations, John George Wood describes some basic gymnastic exercises. He covers exercises both with and without apparatuses, such as parallel bars, poles, and ropes, with accompanying…

rb_Williams.pdf
Folio ledger book, lacking lower board and backstrip; original cloth covered upper board (heavily stained) and top leather corner (lacking the bottom leather corner); marbled front endpapers; front paste-down with original stationer's label of Thomas…

rb_fairytales_057.pdf
By J. M. Whitfeld ; with 32 illustrations by G. W. Lambert.

rb_manuscripts_011_compressed.pdf
Manuscript album of handwritten poems, many of which are of loss and mourning, some correspondence loosely-inserted

Handbook for Military Artificers 1877.pdf
"Before proceeding to describe the construction of any particular article, it may be useful to describe some of the most common methods in use for jointing timbers under various circumstances..."

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_033.pdf
Bound first with seven other pieces of sheet music. Ms. list of the contents on the cover, dated 24/6/18. Cover note: For Empire and Commonwealth to the King and nation. Signature: Elvie Darvall Williams.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_040.pdf
This publication was prepared early in 1915. When a copy was submitted to the censor he forbade its issue. So the work has taken five years to reach the public.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_006.pdf
A souvenir of an exhibition of physical training exercises and folk dancing performed by 10,000 state school students and conducted by the Education Dept. for the purpose of raising money for the Patriotic Fund which according to the text on the…

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_035.pdf
Title varies slightly. 10th issue, realeased on the 19th of December, 1914. Annual special number of: Australasian traveller, 1904-1924, and, Australian traveller, 1925-

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_032.pdf
For voice and piano. "... in J.C. Williamson's Ltd. ... pantomime 'The house that Jack built."-- Cover. Covers vary - Rare copy is a portrait of Constance Cayley in uniform. From the collection of Gwen Wale. "1918 (Lillydale State School Concert)"

rb_WWI_034.pdf
The first two pages of the Monday evening of "The Herald", edition no 13,344, for November 11, 1918

rb_fairytales_046.pdf
First translated into English by W.G. Waters ; illustrated by E.R. Hughes.

rb_fairytales_050.pdf
Limited edition.

Translation of Le Tredicipiacevolissime notti de messer Giovanni Francesco Straparola.

rb_fairytales_047.pdf
First translated into English by W.G. Waters ; illustrated by E.R. Hughes.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Exhibitions/RareBooks/TallTales/rb-ex-tall-tales-case004-002.pdf
This item features in the Monash University Library exhibition Tall Tales and True: Journeys Real and Imagined. View the virtual exhibition