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Australian Bush Songs

by [OUTHWAITE] PETERSON, Georgette

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Published
1937
Edition
First Thus
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AU$55.42

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Melbourne: Allan & Co, 1937. First Thus. With the success of the first three song books written and composed by Annie Rentoul and Georgette Peterson and illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, other editions were inevitable. This collection (the "Imperial Edition, No. 394"), brings together seventeen of the best-loved tunes including the favourites "A Little Aboriginee", "Baby Bear" and "Corroboree",… Read more
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Das Podium.; Künstlergesten aus dem Concertsaal

by SPIRO, Eugen

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1906
Edition
Limited Edition
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AU$2,216.70

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Berlin, 1906. Limited Edition. Lithographiert von Eugen Spiro.. Master musicians of Berlin Beautiful collection of lithographic portraits of famous European singers and musicians of the turn of the century, with each plate individually signed by the artist. Eugen Spiro was born in Breslau in 1874 and worked as a landscape and portrait artist in Germany and later… Read more
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Brisbane, Queensland: Luis Amadeo Pares, 1927. First Edition. An important document of multicultural Australia. With lively reports on the activities of the The Brisbane Repertory Theatre Society, The Queensland Authors' and Artists' Association, The Alliance Francaise de Brisbane, The Goethe Bund, The Societa Dante, The Centro Espanol de Queensland, The Hellenic Club, The House of Israel, and The Hall… Read more
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AU$129.31
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200th Performance of "Spangles" | A Souvenir of Miss Ada Reeve and her "Spangles" Company

by [PALACE THEATRE MELBOURNE]

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1922
Edition
First Edition
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AU$210.59

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Melbourne: Palace Theatre, 1922. First Edition. A memento of the first theatrical production to run for two hundred consecutive performances in Melbourne. Souvenir programme: Thursday, October 5th, 1922. Ada Reeve (3 March 1874 - 5 October 1966) was born in London, beginning her career on the stage and screen when she was only four years old. Ten years… Read more
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Mary had a Little Lamb and other Nursery Songs

by H.A. Rey

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1951
Edition
First Edition
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AU$48.03

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Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Puffin Picture Books, Penguin Books, 1951. First Edition. Songbook of ten popular nursery rhymes illustrated by Hans Augusto Rey (1898 -1977). A German Jew who escaped the Nazis with his wife and collaborator, Margret, on a couple of home-made bicycles in 1940, Rey is reknown for his creation of the best-selling children's book character, "Curious George", the… Read more
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Bush Songs of Australia for Young and Old

by [OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul] Rentoul Annie R.

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Published
1910
Edition
First Edition
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AU$332.51

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Melbourne: George Robertson for Allan & Co, 1910. First Edition. OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. First Edition of the highly successful sequel to the Rentoul sisters' 'Australian Songs for Young and Old', with words by Annie Rentoul, music by Georgette Peterson and illustrations by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Imperial edition 336. Muir #6346. Oblong quarto, original red illustrated wrappers, 36 pages, full-page… Read more
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Song Stories of Austalia for Little People

by DANE, Jeanie G. and WALKER, Edith G.

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Published
1905
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AU$184.73

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Sydney: William Brooks and Company, 1905. WALKER, Edith G. With an appreciation by Frances E. Newton. Illustrated by Edith Walker, this rare work contains thirty two songs for children with Australian animal and bushland themes. First edition. Oblong quarto, original illustrated papered boards, illustrated in colour and sepia, loose in binding but still a very good copy.
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Coventry: Printed by W.W. Curtis at the Cheylesmore Press for George G. Harrap, 1913. Paul, Evelyn. A splendid collection of French medieval romances in a decorated edition using ornaments and designs from the illuminated manuscript tradition. Small quarto, original gilt-decorated cloth with pictorial onlay, decorated title page, full-page colour plates and numerous smaller mounted colour plates throughout, generously decorated… Read more
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AU$110.84
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Les Chansons de Sao Van Di

by AJALBERT, Jean

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Published
1910
Edition
Limited edition
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AU$480.29

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168, boulevard Saint-Germaine, Paris: Louis-Michaud, 1910. Limited edition. Erotic French love story set in Laos, telling the tale of Kao Som Sène and the songs he sings for the beautiful Sao Van Di. Limited first edition. (Number 230/870) Rare. One of 870 copies on alfa paper, bound in pictorial wrappers, 170mm x 255mm, 100 (4) pages, photographic frontispiece, 12… Read more
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The Flying Dutchman

by WAGNER, Richard

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Published
1938
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AU$258.62

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London: Corvinus Press, 1938. A beautifully produced edition in elegant vellum bindings with perfectly composed typography within generous margins, a testament to the high standards of the short-lived Corvinus Press. Numbered limited edition of 130 copies. Quarto, full stiff vellum binding with minimal gilt ruling, spine lettering and small motif on the back board, top edge gilt and others… Read more
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Songs for Young Australians

by [OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul] TAYLOR, Bronnie, HARRHY, Edith

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Published
1941
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AU$358.37

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Melbourne: Allan & Co, 1941. Outhwaite, Ida Rentoul. A fresh and attractive Australian songbook for young children. Each of the twelve songs composed by Bronnie Taylor and Edith Harrhy are accompanied by a suite of lovely, playful sketches by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Interestingly, it is not recorded as Outhwaite's work in Marcie Muir's comprehensive bibliography of Australian Children's Books… Read more
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Our Old Nursery Rhymes. The original tunes harmonized... Volume One Only

by [LE MAIR, H. Willebeek] MOFFAT, Alfred

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Published
1911
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AU$166.25

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London: Augener Ltd in Association with Adam and Chalres Black, 1911. H. Willebeek le Mair [Henriette]. Henriette Willebeek le Mair (1889-1966) was a precocious child artist, her first book being published at the tender age of fifteen. She was actively encouraged by her parents and received instruction from the noted Parisian illustrator, Maurice Boutet de Monvel. Le Mair illustrated… Read more
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Australians All. Bush Folk in Rhyme

by [WALL, Dorothy] COOPER, Nelle Grant

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1934
Edition
First Edition
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AU$166.25

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Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1934. First Edition. Dorothy Wall. Scarce title illustrated by Dorothy Wall with an extremely early depiction of the famous Blinky Bill. Large octavo, illustrated title page, line drawings throughout; recased, quarter cloth over illustrated papered boards; boards are thumbed, scattered foxing, a very good copy.
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Some British Ballads

by RACKHAM, Arthur

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Published
1919
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AU$369.45

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Constable and Company: London, 1919. RACKHAM, Arthur. First edition of this finely-produced work illustrated by the famous Arthur Rackham. Quarto, original gilt decorated blue cloth, 16 tipped colour plates (including frontispiece) and numerous line drawings throughout, a great copy, a few small spots on the covers otherwise fine.
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The Nut-Cracker Suite

by [OUTHWAITE] TCHAIKOVSKY

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Published
1925
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AU$133.00

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Melbourne: Allan & Co, 1925. A large and beautiful illustration by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite decorates the cover of this rare piece of ephemera. Caption reads, "Fantasia: Music by Tschaikowsky" Bound in pictorial paper wrappers, 310mm x 230mm, 19 pages; minor browning of wrappers, 5 mm tear at foot of spine, otherwise in very good condition.
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The Other Side of Nowhere

by [OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul] DASKEIN, Tarella Quin

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Published
1934
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AU$332.51

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Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens, 1934. OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. First edition. This charming work contains seven stories and the song, "Over the Water from Nowhere" with music by Kenneth L. Duffield. Oblong octavo, 18 full page black & white illustrations, vignettes throughout; patch of rubbing affects the front board, gentle preliminary foxing, a very good copy in the original decorated… Read more
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The Persistence of Poetry

by BYNNER, Witter

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1929
Edition
First Edition
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AU$92.36

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San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1929. First Edition. One of an edition of 325 copies signed by the author. Printed by the Brothers Johnson at the Windsor Press, handset type on handmade Arches paper. Finely reasoned essay on poetry venturing from the songs of the Navajo to a lengthy discussion on Chinese poems and Wordsworth. 'It… Read more
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Australian Songs for Young and Old

by [OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul] RENTOUL, Annie R.

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Published
1907
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Melbourne: George Robertson, 1907. OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. The very scarce first edition of the first of the Rentoul sisters' famous songbook. Published to coincide with the well publicised Women's Exhibition held in Melbourne, October, 1907. String-tied oblong quarto, original illustrated wrappers, superbly illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite over 32 pages; original owner's inscription on title page, a very small… Read more
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Australian Songs for Young and Old

by [OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul] RENTOUL, Annie R.

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Published
No Date
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AU$110.84

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Melbourne: Allan & Co. Pty. Ltd, No Date. OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. The first of the Rentoul sisters' famous songbooks. Imperial edition number 335. String-tied oblong quarto, original illustrated wrappers; original owner's inscription on cover.
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The Songs and Sonnets of William Shakespeare

by [ROBINSON, Charles] SHAKESPEARE, William

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Published
1915
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AU$221.67

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London: Duckworth and Company, 1915. Charles Robinson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. Robinson's plates are gentle and humorous, executed in warm watercolour tones admirably suited to Shakespeare's poetry. Quarto, frontispiece and eleven tipped colour plates with printed tissue-guards, decorations and vignettes by Robinson throughout; original blind-blocked red cloth, slightly marked, four of the plates are mildly creased at one corner,… Read more
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