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CONSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED GRAND LODGE OF ANTIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS OF VICTORIA. 1922

By: (None Noted)

Price: $35.15

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Wm. Stewart, for the Grand Lodge: 1923

Edition: 6th Edition.

Seller ID: 005586

Condition: Good


142pp. Book clean and square. Blue cloth lightly faded on spine. Mildly shelfworn, and abraded on foredge corners. Minor splotching on several leaves, plus endpapers. Bright gilt title over patterned blue cloth, minimal chipping to date (1922). The first edition of this book of Victorian Constitutions was published in 1890. Contents of this sixth edition include: Sanction, Summary of Antient Charges and Regulations, Articles, Laws, Rules & Regulations, Regalia, Fees and c., Schedules, Rules of Debate, Index. Book weight approx. 160g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under ... View more info

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CHANGE AND TRADITION : A Portrait of the University of Melbourne

By: (University of Melbourne)

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, The University of Melbourne: 1993

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010877

ISBN: 0732505100

Condition: Very Good +


176pp., b/white and colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square, Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated (etching by Victor Cobb, 'The Cloister', Melbourne University), loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good+. "The writers in Change and Tradition discuss many of the areas of operation that make the University work, but also dwell on the sights and sounds of the University and the human factors that are at the centre of its academic, student and corporate life . . . The University began in 1855 as a cluster of buildings set in... View more info

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THE NORTHROP STORY 1929-1939

By: Allen, Richard Sanders

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Orion Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008316

ISBN: 051756677X

Condition: Very Good +


x, + 178pp., b/white photographic illustrations, and line-drawings, throughout. Book clean. Quarter-cloth spine firm, but canted, silver title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short closed tear near upper spine fold at front panel, minor edgewear and indentations. "From flying wings to polar exploration, from air racers and air liners to the Chinese Air Force, here is the complete story of the single-engined airplanes designed and built by Jack Northrop during aviation's golden age . . . includes a unique series of appendixes - including the com... View more info

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CONSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED GRAND LODGE OF ANTIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS OF VICTORIA 1918

By: Barron, C.J. [authorised by]

Price: $21.85

Publisher: Mill Place, Flinders Lane, Melbourne, C.J.Barrow/C.W.Burford, Printer: 1918

Seller ID: 003480

Condition: Very Good


143pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, mildly bumped on head and foot. Gilt title. Minor specks on cloth. Endpapers tanned, otherwise small splash stain on foot of text-block. Containing the General Charges, Laws and Regulations, & c., & c. 1918; The Constitutions are published under the authority of the Grand Lodge by C.J. Barrow, Grand Secretary. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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THE MIRACLE BY THE CREEK : The Story of the Establishment and Development of Lionsville Aged Care Facility, Essendon. (Signed Copy)

By: Baudinette, Neil

Price: $17.10

Publisher: North Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Nutshell Graphics: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006394

ISBN: 064642890X

Condition: Very Good +


153pp., oblong (landscape) format. Intext illustrations throughout in colour and monochrome. Book clean. Spine firm and square. An inscription, signed and dated 'Neil' on plain inner front wrap. Leaves clean and unmarked. Pictorially illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped only. The story of the creation, and subsequent growth and expansion, of 'Lionsville', a Lions Club of Essendon, Victoria, aged care project. Produced in the 50th Anniversary year of the chartering of the Lions Club of Essendon, the story is told by the author, connected with Lionsville for thirty years. Contents include: ... View more info

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SWAROVSKI : The Magic of Crystal

By: Becker, Vivienne

Price: $31.35

Publisher: New York, Harry Abrams Publishers: 1995

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 007811

ISBN: 0810944545

Condition: Very Good +


158pp., illustrated throughout with exquisite colour plates, supported by b/white halftones and line-drawings. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over spine. Blindstamp decoration over lightly bumped original black cloth boards. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, French-fold dustjacket mildly scuffed and shelfworn only. In celebration of the world-leading Swarovski company centenary, this is a broad-ranging history of a company that produces tens of millions of crystal gemstones every working day. The story begins with the birth of Damiel Swarovski on 24 October, 1862, in northern ... View more info

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THE GOLDEN YEARS OF APEX 1956-1981

By: Branson, V.M.

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Association of Apex Clubs of Australia: 1981

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004144

ISBN: 0909854106

Condition: Very Good


135pp., intext, candid and archival, b/white halftone plates and sketch-art illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, with a small, closed tear. The story of the glory years of the Australian community service organization Apex, founded in Geelong, Victoria, in 1931. Open to people aged 18 up to 40, the clubs are non-political and non-sectarian.Contents include: Prelims., 15 chapters, Appendices x 6. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced ... View more info

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BANK OF SCOTLAND 1695-1995 : A Very Singular Institution. (Signed Copy)

By: Cameron, Alan

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Mainstream Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Impression.

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 009770

ISBN: 1851586911

Condition: Near Fine


264pp., illustrated endpapers (Family Tree of the Bank of Scotland). Intext illustrations throughout: full colour, duo-tone, and b/white halftone plates (many in facsimile), plus several tables. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. A concise inscription, signed by author, on title page, else leaves unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. The story of the important Scottish institution: The Bank of Scotland, celebrating in the year of publication (1995) its tercentenary, having been created by an Act of Scottish Parliament i... View more info

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ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF LE PINE 1891-1991

By: Chambers, Don

Price: $19.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Hyland House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013086

ISBN: 1875657428

Condition: Very Good


xiv, + 202pp., illustrated endpapers. Several unpaginated colour plates. Intext, b/white halftone plates and facsimiles throughout (various sources). Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over lightly bumped spine. Ditto silver logo over undamaged black boards. A 'Le Pine' label affixed to half-title page, else textblock pristine. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, and bumped on heel. "This is the story of the development of Le Pine Funeral Services beginning with its historical roots in the small family undertaker's business of Jo... View more info

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CITY OF THE DEAD : A History of the Necropolis, Springvale

By: Chambers, Don

Price: $30.40

Publisher: Flemington, VIC, Australia, Hyland House: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013527

ISBN: 1864470208

Condition: Near Fine


298pp., colour-plate frontispiece, plus a like, unpaginated, 8 page colour section. Numerous intext b/white halftone plates and line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. This book is a well-compiled history of the Necropolis Springvale, which conducted their first funeral in March, 1902 . . . Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters. List of Trustees and Chairmen of the Necropolis Trust. Notes. Bibliography, I... View more info

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COMMISSIONED TO CARE : The Golden Jubilee History of the Mission of St. James and St. John 1919-1969

By: Cole, Dr. Keith

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, N.P. (The Mission). Printed By the Ruskin Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009042

Condition: Very Good


xix, + 201pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plates throughout (all called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped head and heel. Plain, blue, original cloth boards very good. Endpapers have lightly tanned strips, else text-block unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket abraded, edgeworn, with short closed tears and colour-fading to spine (title clearly legible). " . . . the story of living and loving care. It is a story of progress and of growth in the practice of compassion. It is not merely the story of an organisation, but rather o... View more info

CONYERS DILL & PEARMAN: A History

By: Crombie, Roger

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Bermuda, Walsingham Press: 1998

Edition: Stated First Edition.

Seller ID: 001453

ISBN: 9627762350

Condition: Very Good +


xviii + 349pp. illustrated endpapers. 2 unpaginated sections of plates, some b/white, others in colour. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small spot on ffep, otherwise leaves are clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected d/jacket very slightly edgeworn, with a cracked bruise on rear panel corresponding to gutter. The history of a Bermuda legal firm, from small beginnings in 1928 to a modern international law firm, which today employs thousands of people and counts more than 10,000 international companies amongst their clients. Book weight approx. 1,040gms. [1.04kg.] * Buyers outside Australia ... View more info

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THE WEATHER WATCHERS: 100 Years of the Bureau of Meteorology

By: Day, David

Price: $24.70

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, MUP Custom/Bureau of Meteorology: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013060

ISBN: 0522852750

Condition: Very Good +


xiii, + 530pp., chronological rainfall map endpapers. Illustrated throughout: colour, duo-tone and monochrome halftone plates (various sources). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain grey/blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated (Tropical Cyclone 'Ingrid', 7 March, 2005 - photo courtesy of NASA) loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly bumped and edgeworn only. Written by multi-award winning biographer and historian David Day (1949- ), this book is part institutional history, part drama, and part natural history . . ... View more info

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HISTORY OF THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. MARY & ALL SAINTS, ELLINGHAM, HAMPSHIRE

By: Dr R.H.Little (Compiled by)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: England,

Edition: 3rd Edition.

Seller ID: 005567

Condition: Very Good +


No publication date (1980). 42pp., b/white halftone illustrations. Booklet clean, square. Staples clean and firm. Leaves crisp and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has several light scuffs, small sticker ghost to rear. A shortened history of Ellingham Church, past to present, and including extracts of pertinent historical records, list of priors (1170-1397) and vicars (1447-1965), etc. Includes mention of the tragic story of Dame Alice Lisle, beheaded in 1685, whose tomb is sited 'to the east of the south porch'. Booklet weight approx. 100g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will p... View more info

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FROM LITTLE ACORNS : A History of the A.P.V. Company Limited

By: Dummett, G. A.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: London, Hutchinson Benham: 1981

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009945

ISBN: 009146370X

Condition: Very Good +


xiv, + 247pp., plus 4 x 4 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards have one short pressure indentation to rear panel. Sticker ghost to ffep., else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and indented, with a surface scratch to spine. " . . . the history of the A.P.V. Company Limited, the unsung but highly successful manufacturer of process plant for the food and chemical industries and kingpin of an international group of some seventy companies located in ... View more info

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BUNDY: A Centenary History

By: Dunstan, Keith

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, Bundaberg Distilling Company Pty. Ltd.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013313

Condition: Very Good +


No date (S.L.V. suggests 1988). vii, + 95pp., colour and b/white illustrated sections: halftone plates and facsimile cartoons (various sources). Book clean and square. Backstrip firm, with just a hint of colour-fade. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Rum has been synonymous with Australian drinkers since the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788, and in this most interesting company history, Keith Dunstan (1925-2013) tells of the centenary history of 'Bundy' - the quintessential 'Bundaberg Distilling Company Pty. Ltd.', Queensland, Australia. Contents include: Prelims., Illu... View more info

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THE GENERATIONS OF CORNING : The Life and Times of a Global Corporation

By: Dyer, David and Gross, Daniel

Price: $17.10

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Impression.

Seller ID: 006494

ISBN: 0195140958

Condition: Near Fine


xx, + 507pp., three unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean and square. White, quarter-cloth spine, with metallic red title. White boards undamaged. Leaves pristine. Montage-style, illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped on head of spine only. The engrossing history of an extraordinary company, Corning Incorporated, a global leader in technology for over 150 years. Products as diverse as colored signal lights for railways, Pyrex, television tubes, fiber optics, and photonics have been developed by this multi-generational company. Contents include: Prel... View more info

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PIPING THROUGH TIME: The 50 Year History of the Victoria Police Highland Pipe Band 1936-1986

By: Evans, Judith White

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Westgarth, Victoria, Australia, Victoria Police Highland Pipe Band: 1986

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012730

ISBN: 186252565X

Condition: Very Good +


vii, + 188pp, illustrated throughout: sepia, pictorial endpapers (different front and rear), plus intext colour and b/white halftone plates (various sources). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Vivid silver title over trivially bumped spine. Plain blue boards nominally bumped on upper foredge corners. Textblock unmarked. Colour, pictorially-illustrated French-fold dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Presented in chronological order, released to coincide with the 50th anniversary of its formation, 'Piping Through Time' is a most interesting history . . . Contents include: Prelims., From the Aut... View more info

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THE NEW ENGLAND EXPERIENCE

By: Franklin, Margaret Ann (Edited by)

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Armidale, N.S.W., Australia, U.N.E. Alumni Association: 1988

Seller ID: 005007

ISBN: 0731616316

Condition: Very Good +


xxxvi, + 243pp., several small, intext sketch illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Douglas Pratt) gloss card wrapper nominally bumped only. An impressive line-up of contributors relate experiences of the New England College of Sydney, which became the University of New England, the first rurally based university in Australia. Includes List of Contributors, 20 recollections, Appendices and Biblio. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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PERSPECTIVE OF A CENTURY : A Volume for the Centenary of Trinity College, Melbourne 1872-1972

By: Grant, James (Compiled by)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, The Council of Trinity College: 1972

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010109

ISBN: 095997590X

Condition: Very Good


xv, + 202pp., unpaginated colour plates and b/white photographic illustrations. Art-illustrated endpapers. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Dark red faux leather boards very lightly bumped on one foredge corner, plus a small, shallow indentation. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Leeper Building, 1971', from the drawing by W. Beasley) loose-plastic protected dustjacket noticeably tanned on spine and adjacent strip of front and rear panels, 2.5 cm piece missing from foot of spine, small stain to same. The senior college of Melbourne University, Trinity College, celebrated the ... View more info