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Sydney: November, 1933. Quarto, illustrations; contemporary ownership inscription, original decorated boards. Second edition of this tale of a radio-broadcasting kookaburra by naturalist Brooke Nicholls: the first was published in August of the same year. Illustrated throughout by Dorothy Wall; while working on this book for Angus & Robertson she found.....
London: John Wallis, nd. circa 1820.
A rare mention of Australia…Folding canvas-backed handcoloured engraved game, in original blind-stamped cloth slipcase with gilt title vignette; in very good original condition; lacks rule book. Very decorative bi-hemispherical race game of a voyage around the world, with Port Jackson and Van Diemen's.....
London: Edward Lacey, circa 1850. Octavo, handcoloured plates; in original wrappers with engraved vignette. A rare and charming natural history primer for children. This is number six of the Zoological Gallery, and illustrates twenty-four species of fish and amphibious animals. A spouting whale appears as the frontispiece.