TREAURES OF THE STATE LIBRARY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, THE AUSTRALIANA COLLECTIONS.
First edition. Foreword by Robert Hughes. Includes a section on David Scott Mitchell whose collection formed the basis of this library. Many illustrations including a number in color. Signed by the author on the title page. With the pencil siganture of Gavin Bridson.
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> LIBRARY HISTORY, TWENTIETH CENTURY
> NEW SOUTH WALES
> MITCHELL, DAVID SCOTT
> BOOK COLLECTING, NINETEENTH CENTURY
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> from the collection of Gavin Bridson
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> Leeson, Ida, THE MITCHELL LIBRARY, SYDNEY, HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE NOTES.
> Hay, John and David Bean, THE EARLY IMPRINTS AT NEW NORCIA, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL STUDY OF PRE-1801 BOOKS IN THE BENEDICTINE MONASTERY LIBRARY AT NEW NORCIA, WESTERN AUSTRALIA.
> Runge, William H., "THE TRACY MCGREGOR LIBRARY AND ITS FOUNDER."
A SET OF ALPHABETS OF ALL THE VARIOUS HANDS IN MODERN USE...
by Copley, Frederick S.
First edition. Engraved by Korff Bros. of New York. Price list tipped in. Table of contents includes mechanical method of constructing letters and figures, "analyzed letters," Roman letters, writing, Gothic print, numerals and construction of titles. Minor wear at spine ends, edges scuffed.