Second Hand Book Sale and Auction

When: 08:30am - 06/04/2019

Until:

Location: Stirling House 49 Broadway Nedlands

Book Sale

Our next Second Hand Book Sale will be held on 6-7 April 2019. Please bring any books you no longer want to Stirling House or call the Office on 9386 3841 to arrange a pick up. All books, except textbooks and encyclopedias, are wanted. Many thanks in anticipation.

2019 Giant Secondhand Book Sale - Sets and Series

Available to purchase NOW - Ring the office 9386 3841 Monday-Friday 10am - 4pm

1  A History of Discovery and Exploration - 4 volume set by Juniper Books $10
2  Time Life Library of Art 18 beautiful volumes 1974 $40
3 Time Life World of Art 11 volumes $33
4 Junior World Encyclopedia – blue covers 16 Vols. $10
5 Landscope, 1998 -2005, 19 issues $10
6 Complete Works of Jane Austen Folio Society 7 vols. in red covers and a red case. $25
7 Upholding the Australian Constitution 6 volume set from Conference   proceedings. $20
8 Shakespeare made Easy – 15 volume set of small books $30
9 History of the Second World War by Churchill -5 volumes $10
10 Oxford History of Australia– 4 vols. $20
11 Victorians - 3 vols. on Melbourne’s growth Fairfax & Syme. $30
12 History of the English Speaking Peoples Red cloth cover 4 vols. by Churchill $20
13 Harvard Classics ed W.E. Eliot, green leather, 7 volumes $28
14 Heron Books Famous Authors – blue leather 7 vols. $15
15 John Galsworthy’s Works Green cover and gilt pattern 4 vols. Heron Books $20
16 Famous Authors by Heron Books – Green and yellow covers 6 vols. $25
17  *Famous Lives in Heron Books 4 vols. in brown and gold covers $5
18 Famous Works by Heron Books brown and silver patterned covers 3 vols. $15
19 Full set of the Aubrey/Maturin novels by Patrick O’Brien. 23 volumes $40
20 Poldark series – Ex Library copies, set for $15
21 *Heron Books 11 vol. set, brown & gold with wheat pattern $30
22 Alexander Dumas –Complete Works 4 vols. in red covers and sword symbol in gold $15
23 Greatest Masterpieces of Russian Literature, Heron Books – 16 vols. in red and gold covers. $30
24 J.B.Priestley’s Complete Works – Heron Books 6 vols. in blue and gold covers. $20
25 Complete Works of Somerset Maugham, Heron Books blue covers -a box $25
26 Complete Works of Oscar Wilde 3 vols. in burgundy covers, Heron Books $15
27 Macaulay’s History of England 3 vols. in red covers & gold diamond     design – incomplete set $5
28  Australian Historical Studies (Univ of Melbourne) 1990 – 2011, 35 issues
29 WAY ’79 Series, UWA Press, 1979, incomplete, various prices each
30 Australian Historical Studies (Univ of Melbourne) 1990 – 2011, 35 issues, $30
31 Westerly, 1961 – 2014, 79 issues, $25
32 Limina: A Journal of Historical & Cultural Studies (UWA) - 1995 – 2000, 6 issues, $12
33 History Australia : Journal of the Aust. Historical Assoc. (Monash Univ) 2008-2015, 13 issues, $25
34 Time Life History of the World, 6 vols $15
35  Studies in Western Australian History (Centre for WA History, UWA) - a few issues
36 Artlook : The WA Arts Magazine – 1976-1980, 27 issues, $20
37 The Public Historian (Univ of California), 1989 -2002, 7 issues, $12
38 Australian Natural History, 1978 – 1989, 22 issues, $20
39 The Tool Chest (Hand Tool Preservation Association) Journal – 2009  -2013, 18 issues, $12
40 Papers from the Royal Commission on Asbestos…in Ontario, 1982 – 6 vols.$10
41 Marcel Proust, 4 novels (Phoenix Library), 8 vols, $12
42 Gordon Classic Library, Novels, 20 volumes $30
43 Country Style: Australia Coast to Coast, 2008 – 2014, 53 issues $25
44 Myth and Mankind, 6 vols, $12
45 Outback: The Heart of Australia (RM Williams) 2007-2012, 29 issues $20
46 Time Life Great Ages of Man, 14 vols, $25
47 Your Family History (London), 64 issues $16
48 National Geographic, 1970 – 2015, any 2 years in a bag for $5

            NOTE re HERON BOOKS: Further copies of titles in these series also available individually.

                                                                                      AUCTION LIST

LOT No. Book Description
1

Western Ausralia : Official Handbook, Government of WA, 1925 Hardcover, 264 pages, 9 leaves of plates, illustrations (some color)maps, portraits.

2

 Aborigines Of The West:Their Past and their Present Berndt R. & Berndt, C., 1980, (2nd ed.), Hardcover, dust jacket slightly worn good condition, 520p,12 p. of pl. ill., maps.

3

 A Colony Detailed:The First Census of Western Australia,1832 Berryman, Ian, 1979, Hardcover, good condition, ex library,182 p. 

This is as scarce as hens teeth!

4

The West Australian Bird Folio , Illustrated by Martin Thompson text John Dell & Ron Johnstone,1981 Hardback.Excellent condition Limited edition of 1000 signed and numbered copies, 112 p col. ill. 

A truly beautiful book

5

The Man : His Royal Highness Prince Leonard, Sovereign of Hutt River Province Principality (an independent sovereign state), Hyslop, R C, 1975, Hardback, good condition, signed by Prince Leonard, x, 86 p. : ill. (part col., facsims., ports.) 

Very topical given the recent demise of the Prince.

6

Two Items  The Veterans :A History of the Enrolled Pensioner Force in WA 1850-80 Broomhall, F H, 1989, Hardback, good 

PLUS new treatment same subject

 A Superior Body of Men, James M S, 2014, 

7

Looking Around Perth :A Guide to the Architecture of Perth and surrounding Towns, Molyneux, Ian, 1981, Softcover, good condition,132 p. : ill., maps;

A classic in the trade

8

A Visit to the Australian Colonies 1832-37, Backhouse James, 1843 

Original has been rebound. A Chapter on WA late 1830's

highly sought after.

9

Encounters In Place: Outsiders and Aboriginal Australians 1606-1985 Mulvaney, D. J., 1989, Hardcover, xvii, 263 p., 16 p. of plates: ill. (some col.),maps, ports, 25 cm.

10

Medical Background : Being A History Of Fremantle Hospitals and Doctors, Stubbe, J H, 1969, Hardcover, good condition 82 p: illus. (part col.) Fascinating medical details

11

A Story of a hundred years : Western Australia, 1829-1929 Colebatch H.(ed.), 1929, Hardcover, x, 476 p., 7 leaves of Col. Plates.

12

Memories of Parliament, Grant, A. R., 1937, 45 p. An Ex-lib copy of a very rare pamphlet - contains pen and sketch  portraits of MP's at our first centenary

13

Two Items The Passing of the Aborigines : A Lifetime Spent Among the Natives of Australia, Bates, Daisy, 1947, xviii, 254 p.   

PLUS

Kabbarli : A Personal Memoir of Daisy Bates  By WA  Author  Ernestine Hill 1973, 173 p.

14

Kookanoo and Kangaroo, Durack, Mary and Ill. by Elizabeth Durack 1964, Hardcover, slight dustcover damage, otherwise good condition 44p ,

15

Western Australia : A History from its Discovery to the Inauguration of the Commonwealth, Battye, J S, 1924, (Facsimile ed.1978), Hard cover, ex. condition, 480 p.,  

16

Four Bishops and their See: Perth, Western Australia 1857-1957, Alexander, Fred (ed.), 1957, Hardcover, good condition, 127 p.

Another quite rare book by an icon of UWA and another by the same man - his classic book…

17

Campus at Crawley : A Narrative and Critical Appreciation of the First Fifty Years of the University of Western Australia., Alexander, Fred, 1963, Hardcover, xx, 875 p 

18

The People of Perth : A  Social History of Western Australia's Capital City, Stannage, C T, 1979, Hardback, ex. condition, 364 p.

19

A Voyage to New Holland, Dampier, William (ed. James A Williamson 1939) Hardback 266 p.  incl. facsims. front. plates, maps (part fold.) Cover partly damaged. 

20

Art in Australia: The First Exhibition of the Australian Academy of Art, 1938  Mint condition, fully illustrated.

A real collector piece 

Another Art Treasure 

21 Art in Australia, Norman Lindsay Number, 1930, v. : Ill., mostly col
22

Feather and Brush : Three Centuries of Australian Bird Art, Olsen, Penny, 2001, Hardback, as new condition, 227 p.: Beautiful              coloured illustrations.

Author a distinguished post doctoral ornithologist at ANU

23 Australian Dictionary of Biography, 18 vols. 12 in first set with index.
24

 A Trilogy by Malcolm Uren Sailormen's ghosts : the Abrolhos Islands in Three Hundred Years of Romance, History and Adventure ,Uren, M., 1944, Hardcover, 253 p, maps. PLUS

Glint of Gold : A Story of the Goldfields of the West, Uren, M.,1948 Hardcover, used, 279 p

PLUS  

Land Looking West :The Story of Governor James Stirling in Western Australia, Uren, M., 1948, Hardcover,some  dust jacket damage, otherwise good condition, 316 p. : ill., maps. 

25

And the one we showed in pre auction advertising...

The Birds of Edward Lear. This beautiful book should have had 12 bird plates but someone has removed 4. The remaining 8 include the owl and a blue Macaw. 1975. The remaining plates are v. good

                                   

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