Catalogues
The Twelve Books Of Christmas [2018]
Twelve items of general interest to slip under the Christmas Tree
Pulp
A selection of classic pulp paperbacks and comics from Australia and around the world.
Catalogue VII
A varied selection of literature and speculative fiction, with a couple of odds and ends thrown in.
From Thoreau to ‘Tender is the Night’
We are pleased to present a selection of collectible and rare books in the genres of literature, science fiction and mystery, original foreign language first editions, Broadway plays, biography and autobiography, economics, and much more. Literature highlights include a first edition of The Sun Also Rises in the rare first issue dust jacket, first editions of Taps at Reveille and Tender is the Night inscribed by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and The Good Earth first edition inscribed by Pearl Buck. Other points of interest to explore are a true first edition in German of Civilization and Its Discontents inscribed by Sigmund Freud to fellow psychologist Havelock Ellis (p. 45) and Security Analysis first edition by Graham and Dodd (p. 57).

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From Homer to 'Huck Finn'
In this catalog, you will discover a first edition of the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn bound in morocco leather (one of only 500 copies), a first edition of The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner in the rare dust jacket, Gone with the Wind inscribed by Margaret Mitchell, and an inscribed first edition of Casino Royale. As well as literature, we feature rare food and wine books, children’s books, history, geography, economics, and politics. On page 65, you will find The Constitution of the Republic of Namibia inscribed by former South African President Nelson Mandela and other South African and Namibian leaders.

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From ‘Great Expectations’ to ‘Goldfinger’
This catalog represents a collection of fine first editions of fiction and nonfiction alike. High spots of classic literature include first editions of Great Expectations, Moby Dick, War and Peace in the original Russian, and a signed limited edition of The Importance of Being Earnest. Also of note are signed first edition novels of P.D. James, a first edition Goldfingerinscribed by Ian Fleming, first edition Dracula with a note by Bram Stoker and a first edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Other highlights include Business Cycles inscribed by Joseph Schumpeter, classic works signed or inscribed by world leaders such as Winston Churchill, the Roosevelts, and Nelson Mandela. Other genres include science, photography, food and drink, sports, and exploration.

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Pulp June 2015
An important selection of rare and classic pulps, many of them Australian
  • Science Fiction
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15
English
AUSTRALIA
5
UNITED STATES
5
ITALY
2
DENMARK
1
FRANCE
1
UNITED KINGDOM
1