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1 Braithwaite, Brian; Walsh, Noelle, Davies, Glyn (Compilers) Ragtime to Wartime. The Best of Good Housekeeping 1922-1939
London Leopard 1995 0752900455 / 9780752900452 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 23cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Laminated pictorial boards. Previous owner's neat stamp to half-title page. Black & white illustrations. Endpapers decorated with front covers of Good Housekeeping 192 pages Articles on fashion, contemporary fiction, from 1922-1939 from ' Good Housekeeping', the pre-eminent women's magazine in the Twenties and Thirties. Includes contributions from Ogden Nash, Eric Linklater, Virginia Woolf and Beverley Nichols. ID274061 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Wonderful Wireless: Reminiscences of the stars of Australia's live radio, Bridges, Nancy
2 Bridges, Nancy Wonderful Wireless: Reminiscences of the stars of Australia's live radio
Sydney Methuen Australia 1983 045400513X / 9780454005134 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 144 pages. The story of the stars and players of Australian radio from the 1920s. ID12314 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Twentieth-Century Life, Donaldson, Frances
3 Donaldson, Frances A Twentieth-Century Life
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1992 0297810987 / 9780297810988 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx].Very Good+ condition in Very Good+ Dustjacket. The price-clipped dustjacket is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. vii, 248pp The autobiography of British author, Baroness Donaldson of Kingsbridge [1907-1994]. Member of the 1920s café society, a farmer, biographer and for many years at the centre of British cultural life. ID236099 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A City Built to Music, Duke, Madelaine
4 Duke, Madelaine A City Built to Music
London Jonathan Cape 1960 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Slight wear to spine ends and corners of price-clipped dustjacket. Previous owner's name/details to title page. 319 pages A novel based in Vienna starting in the 1920s. ID190219 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Journal of Northern Territory History A Journal of History Heritage and Archaeology Issue No 27 2016, Fredericksen, Dr Clayton (Editor); Carment, David (Review Editor)
5 Fredericksen, Dr Clayton (Editor); Carment, David (Review Editor) Journal of Northern Territory History A Journal of History Heritage and Archaeology Issue No 27 2016
Darwin Historical Society of the Northern Territory 2016 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 117 pages Contents include: 'Stakes ina Ring Fence', or How John Barrow Secured Australia for the British (Cameron); Northern Visions: The Commonwealth and he North Since 1945 (Megarrity); Borella's War The Making of a Legend (Dewar); Recollections of Two Territory Women of Life in the 1920s and 1930s (Asche; From China Clipper to Darwin Hulk: A History of the Belle of Southesk (Clark). Also includes Short Reports, Book Reviews and Occasional Papers. ID296426 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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That They Which See Not Might See, George, F.S. [Sister Dora]
6 George, F.S. [Sister Dora] That They Which See Not Might See
Adelaide W.K. Thomas & Co 1923 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. A couple of small blemishes to boards and page edges. Spine a little sunned. Previous owners ink name to front pastedown. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 176 pages A look at the work of the Central Methodist Mission, Adelaide. ID262517 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Vintage Fashion. Classic 20th-Century styles and designs., Godfrey, Ottilie
7 Godfrey, Ottilie Vintage Fashion. Classic 20th-Century styles and designs.
London Arcturus 2013 1848589778 / 9781848589773 Reprint Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 128 pages Features iconic designs and styles of the 20th Century, including key trends from the 1920s to the 1980s ID292077 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Centralian Tourism The Early Years, Goulding, James
8 Goulding, James Centralian Tourism The Early Years
North Melbourne Arcadia/Australian Scholarly 2016 1925333507 / 9781925333503 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 294 pages Tourism is a major industry of Central Australia today. Jim Goulding tells the story of Centralian tourism's remarkable development from its foundations in the make-do commercial enterprises of the 1920s until the 1970s, when the Territory became self-governing and Australia began to emerge as a destination of choice for international travellers ID289802 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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A Straight-Out Man: F.W. Albrecht and Central Australian Aborigines, Henson, Barbara
9 Henson, Barbara A Straight-Out Man: F.W. Albrecht and Central Australian Aborigines
Melbourne Melbourne University Press 1992 0522844138 / 9780522844139 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 313 pages The story of Pastor F.W. Albrecht who ran the Hermannsburg Mission for twenty-six years from the 1920s. Along the way the reader meets station owners, Lutheran pioneers, and prominent figures of the time like John Flynn, T.G.H. Strehlow, Harold Bell Lasseter and Albert Namatjira. ID279620 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Teddy and Trots in Wonderland, Herbertson, Agnes Grozier
10 Herbertson, Agnes Grozier Teddy and Trots in Wonderland
London and Melbourne Ward Lock & Co. Ltd No date Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Boards a little rubbed at edges and spine ends. Some tanning to endpapers and title page and very mild scattered foxing to top edge and preliminary pages. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Charming colour frontispiece and black and white illustrations by Thomas Maybank. 254 pages First published in 1910 (British Library). This appears to be a 1920s reprint. Agnes Herbertson was a writer and poet. Thomas Maybank (1898-1925) was a prolific illustrator and Punch contributor. ID295604 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Porgy, Heyward, Du Bose
11 Heyward, Du Bose Porgy
Sellanraa Norman S Berg 1925 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Black & white illustrations. 196 pages The novel tells the story of Porgy, a crippled street-beggar in the black tenements of Charleston, South Carolina, in the 1920s ID290383 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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12 Horton, Chris and Newbery, J.G. The Sportscar Album
Sydney Lifetime Distributors 1994 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 256 pages Covers all the classic sportscars, old and new. ID256271 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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The Drift to War 1922-1939, Lamb, Richard
13 Lamb, Richard The Drift to War 1922-1939
London W.H. Allen 1989 1852271167 / 9781852271169 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in purpose made plastic sleeve. Very light foxing to top edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xii, 372 pages A definitive account of British policy from the start of the League of Nations to war in 1939. Based on immaculate research, this lively, highly controversial book is indispensable reading for the layman and historian alike. ID253233 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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An Invitation to Dinner and Other Verses, McGuire, Frances Margaret
14 McGuire, Frances Margaret An Invitation to Dinner and Other Verses
Adelaide Published by the Author 1st Edition Hardbound 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in green cloth boards with gilt lettering. No dustjacket issued. Illustrated by Joyce Oliver. 73 pages A book of poetry by Adelaide scientist, author and diplomat. Frances Margaret McGuire [1900-1995] worked as a biochemist at the University of Adelaide during the 1920s. Following her marriage to author and diplomat, Paul McGuire she travelled extensively overseas. On their return to Adelaide, she and her husband co-founded the Catholic Guild for Social Studies and the Diocesan library. She was decorated for her public service by both the Australian and Italian Governments. ID181160 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Dark Palace The Companion Novel to Grand Days, Moorhouse, Frank
15 Moorhouse, Frank Dark Palace The Companion Novel to Grand Days
Sydney Random House 2000 009183676X / 9780091836764 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. 678 pages Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2001. Book Two of the 'Edith' trilogy, Moorhouse's wonderful books about Edith Campbell Berry, starting in the 1920s and based in the world of international relations. ID172897 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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In Search of England, Morton, H.V. [Introduction by Simon Jenkins]
16 Morton, H.V. [Introduction by Simon Jenkins] In Search of England
London The Folio Society 2002 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in a Very Good Slipcase. Illustrated in black & white by Peter Bailey. Lovely condition. Maps to endpapers. 305 pages H.V. Morton was a journalist and pioneering travel writer from Lancashire, England. In 1926, as motoring was becoming established in the UK, he set off to drive around England in a bull-nosed Morris. His account of these travels and of the England of the 1920s was published as In Search of England. ID261596 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Details of a Sunset and Other Stories, Nabokov, Vladimir
17 Nabokov, Vladimir Details of a Sunset and Other Stories
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1976 0297771906 / 9780297771906 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Dustjacket is price-clipped. 179 pages A collection of thirteen stories written in the 1920s and 30s, all but two appear in English for the first time in this collection. ID296946 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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A Life in Books.  The Story of DW Thorpe Pty Ltd 1921-1987, Nicholson, Joyce Thorpe & Thorpe, Daniel Wrixon
18 Nicholson, Joyce Thorpe & Thorpe, Daniel Wrixon A Life in Books. The Story of DW Thorpe Pty Ltd 1921-1987
Middle Park, Victoria Courtyard Press 2000 0646396110 / 9780646396118 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 326 pages A chronicle of not only a family company that has been at the centre of the book trade since the 1920s, but also a chronicle of the people, companies, associations, issues, debates & troubles that have affected the industry. ID296995 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Souvenir of London 32 Coloured Illustrations with Descriptive Matter, None Noted
19 None Noted Souvenir of London 32 Coloured Illustrations with Descriptive Matter
circa 1920s Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Very light chipping to the rear edges. Lovely coloured 'postcard style' pictures of various London features with a small description of each. The pictures are a wonderful evocation of historical London featuring early motor cars and buses as well as horse drawn vehicles. Published in the reign of George V and refers to the upgrade of Victoria Station which took place in 1924. unpaginated These pictures are a wonderful evocation of historical London. Published in the reign of George V and refers to the upgrade of Victoria Station which took place in 1924. ID249707 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Pulp Fiction. The Crimefighters, Penzler, Otto (Edited by)
20 Penzler, Otto (Edited by) Pulp Fiction. The Crimefighters
London Quercus 2006 1905204574 / 9781905204571 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 514 pages Within these pages are the very best crime stories from the pulp magazines of the 1920s 30s and 40s. ID295565 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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