Monash University Library Rare Books: Monographs Collection

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Monash University Library Rare Books: Monographs Collection

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http://hdl.handle.net/1959.1/1401998

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Founded in 1961 - the year Monash University opened - Monash University Library's Rare Books collection comprises materials considered rare because of age, uniqueness or physical beauty.
Learn more about the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection 

This online collection contains a growing selection of monographs from Monash University Library's Rare Books collection.

Items in the Monash University Library Rare Books: Monographs Collection

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Common objects of the microscope
This is a yellow-back issue of the third edition of J. G. Wood'sCommon Objects of the Microscope, which was first published in 1861.The third edition ofCommon Objects of the Microscopeincluded significant revisions, and additional illustrations, by…

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Northanger Abbey : a novel
This issue of Jane Austen's posthumously published novelsNorthanger AbbeyandPersuasionis one of few surviving copies of theChapman and Hallyellow-back. Yellow-backs were published in Britain in the late-nineteenth century and were cheap volumes…

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Pictures of society and people of mark : drawn under a thin veil of fiction
This is a yellow-back issue of Nathaniel Parker Willis's People I Have Met; or, Pictures of Society and People of Mark, Drawn Under a Thin Veil of Fiction, which was first published in New York by Baker and Scribner in 1850. Willis was an American…

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Sur une substance nouvelle radio-active, contenue dans la pechblende
Series: Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences ; t. 127.

Comptes rendus t. 127 also contains further work by the Curies, G. Bemont and E. Demarcay on radium (Cf. t.127, p.1215-18).

Bound in volume with "Sur une…

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Getting about in New Guinea
Published by command of General MacArthur.