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Antiquarian & Art Book Sale

by Leonard Joel

Platinum House

61 lots with images

October 11, 2012

Live Auction

333 Malvern Road

South Yarra

Melbourne, 3141 Australia

Phone: +61 (0)3 9826 4333

Fax: +61 (0)3 9826 4544

Email: info@leonardjoel.com.au

61 Lots
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BORNEO BURLESQUE

Lot 250: BORNEO BURLESQUE

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Description: BORNEO BURLESQUE Johnston, Don & Britz, Jock (artists). Letterhead Press, Sydney: 1947. Quarto, green cloth binding (inkstain to back board). Limited edition 270 of 338. An account on a series of musicals and plays produced by a group Australian prisoners of war at Kuching and Sandakan prisons in Borneo during WW2. Containing several full page screen printed reproductions of bill posters produced for the plays. Stain to back board

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NORTHMOST AUSTRALIA

Lot 251: NORTHMOST AUSTRALIA

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Description: NORTHMOST AUSTRALIA Three centuries of exploration, discovery, and adventure in and around the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. With a stury of the narratives of all explorers by sea and land in the light of modern charting, many original or hitherto unpublished documents, thirty-nine illustrations, and sixteen specially prepared maps. Jack, Robert Logan. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., London: 1921. Octavo, gilt-lettered green cloth in two volumes. A very clean and bright cancelled ex-library set with minimal signs of stamps removed from the spines, bookplates from the University of Cape Town to front pastedowns, small tear to p. xv, folding maps in endpockets, numerous photographic plates.

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VIEWS OF VICTORIA, ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN PHOTO CO.

Lot 252: VIEWS OF VICTORIA, ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN PHOTO CO.

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Description: VIEWS OF VICTORIA, ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN PHOTO CO. General series. 60 albumen photographs mounted on card (most with description to reverse). Housed loosely in oblong publishers cloth with gilt lettering to front board. Photographs 3, 16, 26, 30, 48 & 57 not present.

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GROUP OF FIVE BOOKS CONCERNING AUSTRALIAN POLITICS

Lot 253: GROUP OF FIVE BOOKS CONCERNING AUSTRALIAN POLITICS

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Description: GROUP OF FIVE BOOKS CONCERNING AUSTRALIAN POLITICS 1. Keynes, John Maynard, The general theory of employment, interest and money. Macmillan & Co, London: 1936. Quarto, blue cloth boards with dust jacket (worn and pieces missing). Signed by Gerald Patrick O'Day, along with his notes lossely inserted in front leaf. First edition. 2. Keynes, John Maynard, Essays in biography. Macmillan & Co, London: 1933. Green cloth binding with dust jacket (discoloured spine). First edition, second impression. 3. Copeland, D.B. (Edt), The economic record, special supplement, Melbourne University, April 1939. Oblong Quarto, green cloth binding (water damage) with worn dust jacket (all edges ink stained) 4. Clarke, Duncan. Meet the press. Coronation press, Melbourne: 1962, soft pictorial cover. 5. O'Day, G. P, Health of the people of new China. Challenge Press, Coburg: 1964. Soft pictorial cover.

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THE CASE FOR LABOUR

Lot 254: THE CASE FOR LABOUR

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Description: THE CASE FOR LABOUR Hughes, W.M. The worker trustees, Sydney and Melbourne: undated. Octavo, blue cloth boards, slight foxing throughout book. Adela Pankhurst Walsh bookplate inside front board along with her signature. Signed by S.J. Butlin

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OUTHWAITE, IDA RENTOUL (ILLUST.) THE SENTRY AND THE SHELL FAIRY

Lot 255: OUTHWAITE, IDA RENTOUL (ILLUST.) THE SENTRY AND THE SHELL FAIRY

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Description: OUTHWAITE, IDA RENTOUL (ILLUST.) THE SENTRY AND THE SHELL FAIRY Martin, George. W. British Imperial Oil, Melbourne, undated: circa. 1922. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers (very light creasing to yapp edges, tiny loss to bottom corner, owner's name inside front wrapper). Six colour plates by Outhwaite, a scarce promotional booklet produced for Shell

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OUTHWAITE (Illust.) ELVES & FAIRIES

Lot 256: OUTHWAITE (Illust.) ELVES & FAIRIES

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Description: OUTHWAITE (Illust.) ELVES & FAIRIES Verses by Annie R. Rentoul. The Lothian book publishing co., Melbourne & Sydney: 1916. Folio, blue cloth boards (worn) with gilt tooling. Illustrated with 15 colour plates and 30 b & w plates. Scattered foxing throughout and detached front board from spine

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THREE BOOKS BY A.A. MILNE

Lot 257: THREE BOOKS BY A.A. MILNE

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Description: THREE BOOKS BY A.A. MILNE The house at Pooh corner. Methuen & co, London: 1928. Octavo, pink cloth boards with gilt decoration. First edition. Some pages marked When we were young. Methuen & co, London: 1925. Octavo, blue cloth boards with gilt decoration. Twelfth impression. Some pages marked. Winnie the pooh. Methuen & co, London: 1928. Octavo, green cloth boards with gilt decoration. Sixth impression. Some pages marked. All illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.

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SONGS BY GEORGE HARRISON

Lot 258: SONGS BY GEORGE HARRISON

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Description: SONGS BY GEORGE HARRISON Genesis Publications, Guildford (U.K.): 1987. Octavo, half-crushed black morocco over cloth bound boards, embossed in blink with images of piano keys and a guitar, all edges gilt, in gilt-lettered black clamshell box, with an inner drawer housing a compact disk. Extensively illustrated in colour by Keith West. Limited to 2500 numbered copies signed by George Harrison.

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[COOK] NEWTON'S NEW AND IMPROVED TERRESTRIAL GLOBE

Lot 259: [COOK] NEWTON'S NEW AND IMPROVED TERRESTRIAL GLOBE

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Description: [COOK] NEWTON'S NEW AND IMPROVED TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Newton & son, London: undated (circa 1830). Terrestrial pocket globe, diameter of 7.5 cm (3 inches). Coloured engraved gores inlaid down over a plaster base, the overall shellac varnish crazed and a few small chips present. A larger abrasion measuring to approx. 15 mm, located in the western pacific. Housed in original wooden turned case (lower case only). Worn with partial casing rim incomplete. Unrestored and in original condition. Globe shows the three voyages of Captain Cook.

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LARGE COLLECTION OF PERIOD POSTCARDS

Lot 260: LARGE COLLECTION OF PERIOD POSTCARDS

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Description: LARGE COLLECTION OF PERIOD POSTCARDS Three albums containing large collection of postcards, circa 1900-1950 Countries include Alaska, Egypt, India, Ireland, Hawaii Germany, Romania, Holland, Ceylon, South Africa . Postcards incl. the Australian poster coaster sports collectors series, and illustrations by Mabel Lucie Attwell (valentine's series etc), Lance Thackeray & Donald McGill.

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