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  • Collection: Monash University Library Rare Books: Monographs Collection
Rare copy from the Richard Travers Collection. Includes nominal roll.
For piano. Publication date from date of music advertised on back cover.
"But for the strength of the Empire's Navy, enemy aeroplanes would be over Melbourne [?]"

War in the Pacific.pdf
"The following pages give a short outline of the more recent happenings in he Pacific zone. Much of the material is first-hand knowledge, collected in the years of travel and investigation in the Far East, made possible by my work as a newspaper…
For voice and piano. "New edition of the great patriotic song" -- Cover. Includes a special verse for the year 1914. Publisher's no.: 52.

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…
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."

And still I see it.pdf
Catalogue of the exhibition at Drill Hall Gallery, ANU, 26 July - 20 August, 1995

Pencil on paper, laid down on thin card (mount foxed). Inscription beneath image 1 in McCrae's distinctive hand. Inscription reads: "What was that? That's the cat!!". Lower margin of the mount inscribed in pencil in a different (but contemporary)…

Two late 18th century volumes in original marbled wrappers of manuscript English translations of Metastasio's plays Artaxerxes, and the Olympiad. Translation differs from that of John Hoole
For voice and piano. "Welcome home edition."
The fairy book series
The fairy book series
Fourth impression

By Hans Christian Andersen ; tranlated by H.W. Dulcken.
Rare copy from the Lindsay Shaw Collection. Written for children, "with the approval of the Tasmanian Education Dept."

By J. M. Whitfeld ; with 32 illustrations by G. W. Lambert.
For voice and piano. A harmonised version for chorus printed on p. [4] of the score. This copy is incomplete
The fairy book series
The fairy book series
The fairy book series

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

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

Limited edition.

Translation of Le Tredicipiacevolissime notti de messer Giovanni Francesco Straparola.

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

[...] Diogenes Laertius divides the philosophy of the Greeks into the Ionic, beginning with Anaximander, and ending with Theophrastus (in which class, he includes the Socratic philosophy and all its various ramifications) ; and the Italian, beginning…
The fairy book series