CUDMORE, Michael Adelaide, Royal Adelaide Golf Club, 1992. Small quarto, xii, 171 pages with a colour frontispiece and numerous illustrations from photographs (some in colour) plus 2 folding plans (one with a printed overlay). Gilt-decorated synthetic cloth; spine a little creased; bottom edge of one folding plan slightly creased; ink ownership signature to the front free endpaper; an excellent copy.
[Yorke Peninsula]. CARMICHAEL, Ern Adelaide, The Author, 1975/ 1973. Octavo, xii, 148 pages with 11 maps plus 14 pages of plates from photograhs. Cloth; edges slightly flecked; an excellent copy with the slightly rubbed dustwrapper.
Saga of Wangaraleednie. [A Story of Early Days on Eyre Peninsula, Franklin Harbour, South Australia (cover subtitle)][Eyre Peninsula]. MASTERS, Frank Adelaide, Printed by The Mail Newspapers Ltd [for the author], . Octavo, 192 pages (first leaf blank) plus a plate (a portrait of the author, from a photograph). Flush-cut pale blue papered boards; covers unevenly sunned and a little marked with slight wear to the extremities; endpapers browned; hinge cracked at the front (with the binding sound but tender); a very good copy. Including the original Indigenous inhabitants, colonisation, pastoral pioneers and more.
[Trade Catalogue] Birmingham, Smith and Davis, Limited, 1939. Large octavo, [x], -153 pages (divided into eight sections with cut-out leading edge index tabs) with hundreds of illustrations plus the 'Conditions of Sale' printed on the verso of the front free endpaper. Printed card covers; hole punched in the top left corner, complete with the knotted loop of cord (as issued); covers slightly marked and rubbed; minimal signs of age and use; an excellent copy. The catalogue offers a wide range of 'Plumberalities and Gas Fittings, Builders' Hardware, Horticultural Brassware, Domestic and General Brassware, Cabinet Fittings, Picture and Mirror Fittings, Carpet Fittings, [and] Window Fittings'. The first page is headed 'Exp[or]t./39 Please Destroy Earlier Editions in order to avoid confusion . January 1st, 1939'. Offered together with 'Abridged Export Price List in Alphabetical Order' (large octavo, 47 pages with numerous illustrations; printed card covers lightly marked, stained and creased, with some small light marginal stains to the text; a very good copy). It is undated, but appears to be contemporaneous with the main catalogue. [2 items].
[Kadina]. BAILEY, H.K. Adelaide, The National Trust of South Australia, 1985. Oblong quarto, 142 pages with a map and numerous illustrations from photographs. Pictorial card covers lightly rubbed; front top corner a little marked; an excellent copy.
[Kadina]. [DARLING, A.J., E.K. RUSSACK and T.F. ELLIS] Kadina, Printed at Yorke Peninsula Country Times for the Corporation of the Town of Kadina, 1972. Small quarto, [ii], 66 pages with numerous illustrations from photographs (one folding). Colour-pictorial card covers; an excellent copy. Published to commemorate the town's centenary.
[Wallaroo]. [HUGHES, Lloyd] Wallaroo, Printed by Messenger Press for the Corporation of the Town of Wallaroo, 1974. Small quarto, 95,  (colophon) pages with a map and numerous illustrations. Colour-pictorial card covers; an excellent copy. Published to commemorate the town's centenary.
The Gawler Handbook. A Record of the Rise and Progress of that important Town; to which are added Memoirs of McKinlay the Explorer and Dr Nott[Gawler]. LOYAU, George E. Hampstead Gardens, Austaprint, 1978 (facsimile edition)/ 1880. Octavo, [i], 184, [30, advertisements] pages plus 24 plates. Gilt-lettered synthetic cloth; an excellent copy.
COOMBES, David Newport, Big Sky Publishing Pty Ltd, 2016. Octavo, vii, 427 pages with numerous illustrations and several maps. Papered boards slightly marked; extremities a little bumped; a very good copy with the slightly bumped dustwrapper. 'Bullecourt became a charnel-house for the AIF. Many who had endured the nightmare of Pozieres considered Bullecourt far worse . Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig considered its capture 'among the great achievements of the war', [but] the village that cost so many lives held no strategic value whatsoever' (dustwrapper). With the publisher's 'For Review' label on the front free endpaper.
[Bookplates]. BARNETT, P. Neville (editor) Sydney, Australian Ex Libris Society, 1930. Quarto, 48 pages with 9 illustrations and 7 tipped-in plates (all reproducing bookplates). Saddle-sewn overlapping wrappers slightly marked, with couple of tiny closed tears a the edges; a very good copy. Number 258 of only 300 copies. Articles include 'The Bookplate work of Norman Lindsay' by Hugh McCrae (with 8 bookplates reproduced); 'Bibliography of Ex Libris Literature published in Australia' by Camden Morrisby; and 'An Old Album: Ruminations' by P. Neville Barnett.
North Adelaide, Gilbert-Partners, 1981. Octavo, viii, 104 pages with numerous illustrations. Pictorial papered boards very slightly rubbed; an excellent copy with the dustwrapper a little chipped and torn with a few tape-repairs (and subsequent tape-marks). Dated (28 April 1981) and signed in ink by Dean W. Berry on the title page. With the ownership signature and details of Australian historian Helen R. Pearce (noting that the book launch was held on that date in the Dining Room at Ayers House, Adelaide), with a small ink annotation on the front flap. The 3-page prospectus is loosely inserted.
London, Gay and Hancock, Ltd., 1913 [deluxe illustrated edition]/ 1893. Quarto, xvi, 526 pages plus a portrait frontispiece and 32 pages of halftone plates (many from photographs). Gilt-blocked brown buckram; leading and bottom edges uncut; covers slightly marked, rubbed and flecked; slight wear to the bottom corner of the front cover; some slight signs of use and age internally; a very good copy. This edition was advertised as an 'edition de luxe' in November and December 1913. The new preface by the author, dated June 1913, is notable for his observations on the Aboriginal characters featured in the novel, their tribes and material culture. 'Nearly all the coloured characters portrayed were drawn from life. The originals were members of some of the finest tribes of all Australia. The tribes of the Tatiara, the Murray and Darling rivers, are peculiarly interesting because they perhaps, of all their race, made the most determined resistance to the European aggressor'.
Outline of the Plan of a Proposed Colony to be founded on the South Coast of Australia with an account of the Soil, Climate, Rivers etcetera. With MapsHampstead Gardens, Austaprint, 1978/ 1834. Octavo, [ii], 80 pages with 2 tables plus 2 folding colour maps. Colour decorated card covers very slightly bumped and rubbed; an excellent copy. Number 408 of 1000 copies.
London, Gay and Hancock, Ltd., 1913 [deluxe illustrated edition]/ 1893. Quarto, xvi, 526 pages plus a portrait frontispiece and 32 pages of halftone plates (many from photographs). Gilt-blocked green buckram; top edge gilt, others uncut; covers a little sunned on the spine and very slightly marked, rubbed and flecked; some slight signs of use and age internally; a very good copy. This edition was advertised as an 'edition de luxe' in November and December 1913. The new preface by the author, dated June 1913, is notable for his observations on the Aboriginal characters featured in the novel, their tribes and material culture. 'Nearly all the coloured characters portrayed were drawn from life. The originals were members of some of the finest tribes of all Australia. The tribes of the Tatiara, the Murray and Darling rivers, are peculiarly interesting because they perhaps, of all their race, made the most determined resistance to the European aggressor'.
Warooka, Kerton Bros (S.A.) Pty Ltd for The Warooka Historical Committee, 1976. Quarto, [ii], 118 pages with 3 maps and numerous illustrations (most from photographs). Decorated papered boards a little stained; a very good copy.
It’s Blue with Five Petals. Wildflowers of the Adelaide Region. An easy to use Colour Coded Field Guide.Prospect, The Author, 1994 (revised edition, 'reprinted with additions and changes')/ 1988. Quarto, xvi, 400,  pages with 2 maps and over 1000 line illustrations of wildflowers by the author plus a colour map on the front free endpaper, a colour plant identification guide on the verso of the front cover, and biographical details of the author on the recto of the rear cover. Colour-pictorial card covers a little sunned, and lightly rubbed and scored, with a crease down the spine; a very good copy (internally fine). Page 400 and the unnumbered last page (in fact, the recto of the rear free endpaper) contain 'Changes to Plant Names since First Edition (1988)'. At the end of the index, at the foot of page 399, there is a list of 14 new species.
The City of Akhenaten. Part I: Excavations of 1921 and 1922 at el-‘Amarneh . With Chapters by Battiscombe Gunn and P.L.O. GuyLondon, The Egypt Exploration Society, 1923. Large quarto, viii, 176 pages with 30 illustrations plus 64 plates (3 folding, 4 in colour, from photographs and from drawings and plans by F.G. Newton). Publisher's quarter cloth and printed boards, spine lettered in red; small tear to the head of the spine expertly repaired; a couple of tiny marks; front endpapers and title leaf lightly tanned; some foxing to the upper margin of a handful of leaves; two plates (51 and 52) bound in upside down; an excellent copy. A detailed study of excavations a Akhenaten's capital, Amarna. 38th Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Society.
Adelaide, R.M. Osborne Pty. Ltd. for, 1978/ 1834. Octavo, [iv], 10, 25 pages with an illustration. Pictorial wrappers slightly rubbed; an excellent copy. Loosely inserted is a printed card of Carleton's 'The Song of Australia'.
Re-living the history of Moonta. [Commemorating the Centenary of the Corporation of Moonta, S.A. (cover title)]Moonta, Printed at Yorke Peninsula Country Times for The Centenary Committee, 1972. Quarto, [unpaginated, but approximately 50] pages with 2 maps (one double-page) and numerous illustrations from photographs. Pictorial card covers lightly foxed; an excellent copy.
The Wallaroo and Moonta Mines. Their History, Nature and Methods, together with An Account of the Concentrating and Smelting OperationsAdelaide, Gillingham Printers, 1980 (facsimile reprint)/ 1914. Octavo, 30 pages plus 15 pages of plates from photographs. Printed wrappers; a fine copy.
Sydney, Angus and Robertson Ltd, 1942. Octavo, xiv, 291,  (colophon) pages. Cloth lightly marked and rubbed; top edge a little darkened and foxed; a very good copy with the dustwrapper sunned, chipped and torn. An 'authentic picture . of the early colonial days in South Australia' (dustwrapper).