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Cat 337, Item 24

VIDLER, Ko rne l i a . & DODD, Gr a eme . 1 9 8 8 COMMEMORATIVE COLLECTION OF FINE COLONIAL FURNITURE. Mosman,(NSW). The Rustic Charm. 1988. 4to. Col.ill.bds. 120pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. Very good copy. 1st ed. Scarce. The Colonial furniture of the 19th century was mostly made by anonymous but talented English trained craftsmen from native trees, & red cedar which grew along the eastern seaboard.

Cat 337, Item 298

OBEYESEKERE, Gananath. THE APOTHEOSIS OF CAPTAIN COOK. European Mythmaking in the Pacific.
Princeton. Princeton Uni Press. 1992. Dustjacket. 251pp. b/w ills. Very good copy. 1st ed. In January 1778 Cook discovered the Hawaiian islands & was hailed by the native people as their returning god Lono. Cook's final voyage was gruelling, & his relationship with the Hawaiians very strained

Cat 337, Item 9

HARPER, Andrew. CLASSIC MORETON BAY CRUISERS. A collection of Australian wooden boats. Photography by David Millar. Spring Hill, (QLD). A. E. Harper. 2009. Oblong 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 367pp. Slight wear to dj at head of spine. Profusely illustrated in colour and black & white. Very good copy. 1st ed. Andrew Harper's love of the wooden boats & cruisers built on Brisbane's popular Moreton Bay began as a child. Famous boat builders such as Norman R. Wright & Sons crafted boats for over 100 years.

Cat 337, Item 2

CHITTICK, A. J. HIGH, WIDE AND HANDSOME. A Pictorial History of Australian Show-Ring Jumping 1900 - 1950. Moss Vale. Alan J. Chittick. 1989. 4to. Or.bds. Dustjacket. 177pp. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Very good copy. 1st ed. Inscribed by the author. In the 1st half of the 20th century in Australia there was a great flourishing of agricultural shows in both town & country areas that attracted circuses with show jumping displays that became popular.

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Latest Catalogue 337

(August 2019)

Australiana, the Pacific, local history, design, Australian art, furniture, design, books about books, politics, botany, Aboriginal, militaria, juvenile, history, literature, , biography, travel, &c. &c.


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