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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The model engineer's handbook and catalogue : 1935 - 1936
"Model engineer" series. 2nd Edition. Contains a signature: Victor Gale

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Heads from Nicholas Nickleby / from drawings by Miss LaCreevy
Set of second issue with the Nickleby characters names replaced

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Health Facts on Menstruation
"To-day, with the tremendous advances made in science, we know a great deal more about how to keep well and, in consequence, we lead longer, more useful, happier lives. But there is a good deal of information that women could and should have. Too…

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Manuscript journal of the Tasmanian colonial artist Mary Ann Synnot (Williams), 1859 - 1863
Folio ledger book, lacking lower board and backstrip; original cloth covered upper board (heavily stained) and top leather corner (lacking the bottom leather corner); marbled front endpapers; front paste-down with original stationer's label of Thomas…

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Udo Sellbach, And still I see it
Catalogue of the exhibition at Drill Hall Gallery, ANU, 26 July - 20 August, 1995

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Punch : War issue, August 6, 1914
Punch issue no. 3080, vol. CXXI, Aug. 6, 1914. Contains local news as well as articles and cartoons of the war. Engraving on cover "Setting fire to Europe."

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Splashes weekly : illustrated
Society, music, drama, sport, etc.'.

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The Australian and New Zealand expeditionary forces : assemblage at and departure from Albany / photographs by W.H. Campbell and A.G. Sands
This publication was prepared early in 1915. When a copy was submitted to the censor he forbade its issue. So the work has taken five years to reach the public.

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La vie parisienne / par Marcelin
Began in 1863. Editors: 1863-87, Marcelin; 1887- Baudouin; - G. Diaz de Soria. Publication suspended Sept. 17, 1870-July 1, 1871. Issue No. 22

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La vie parisienne / par Marcelin
Began in 1863. Editors: 1863-87, Marcelin; 1887- Baudouin; - G. Diaz de Soria. Publication suspended Sept. 17, 1870-July 1, 1871. Issue No. 43

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La vie parisienne / par Marcelin
Began in 1863. Editors: 1863-87, Marcelin; 1887- Baudouin; - G. Diaz de Soria. Publication suspended Sept. 17, 1870-July 1, 1871. Issue No. 4

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La vie parisienne / par Marcelin
Began in 1863. Editors: 1863-87, Marcelin; 1887- Baudouin; - G. Diaz de Soria. Publication suspended Sept. 17, 1870-July 1, 1871. Issue No. 18

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Australia to-day
Title varies slightly. 10th issue, realeased on the 19th of December, 1914. Annual special number of: Australasian traveller, 1904-1924, and, Australian traveller, 1925-

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The Herald: Extrordinary Edition
The first two pages of the Monday evening of "The Herald", edition no 13,344, for November 11, 1918

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Australia's battle song / words by Francis Mason ; music by W. H. Maynard
Bound first with seven other pieces of sheet music. Ms. list of the contents on the cover, dated 24/6/18. Cover note: For Empire and Commonwealth to the King and nation. Signature: Elvie Darvall Williams.

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ANZAC (Australian-New Zealand Army Corps) / words & music by Tom Armstrong
For voice and piano. "... in J.C. Williamson's Ltd. ... pantomime 'The house that Jack built."-- Cover. Covers vary - Rare copy is a portrait of Constance Cayley in uniform. From the collection of Gwen Wale. "1918 (Lillydale State School Concert)"

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The rose of no man's land / words by Jack Caddigan ; music by James A. Brennan
For voice and piano. A harmonised version for chorus printed on p. [4] of the score. This copy is incomplete

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There's a foe at the gates of England / words by Ralph Roberts ; music by Philip Braham
Cover has illustration of H.M.S. Dreadnought

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Back home / written and composed by Reg. A. A. Stoneham
For voice and piano. At head of title: Dedicated to our gallant Anzacs. Words of chorus printed on cover ; full words (verses and chorus) printed on verso of cover. "Sole agents for New South Wales and Queensland, J. Albert & Son." (cover)

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The boy in the sailor cap / words & music by Alan M. Rattray
For voice and piano. "A song for the nation, march song and chorus". "Introduced and sung with great success by Bessie Sutton". Cover has portrait photograph of Bessie Sutton. "Also arranged by L.L. Howarde as a march and played everywhere with…

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The toast is ANZAC, gentlemen! / words by C.H. Souter ; music by C.W. MacCarthy
For voice and piano. "New edition".

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Wake up! Australia / written and composed by Alfred Mansfield
For voice and piano. "New edition of the great patriotic song" -- Cover. Includes a special verse for the year 1914. Publisher's no.: 52.

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Who goes there! : (marche militaire) / composed by Ambrose Gregory and Roger Cameron
For piano. Publication date from date of music advertised on back cover.

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The empire is marching / words by Clifford Grey ; music by Dudley Glass
Pl. no. : 34284. Publisher's no. : 1201. Digital master available ; National Library of Australia, Music collection ; nla.mus-vn102689

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"Farewell Australia" / by Ella Denmead ; arranged by Tony Hall
"Sung by Pte. Frank Burns"--Cover.

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Belgium put the kibosh on the Kaiser / written and composed by Alf. Ellerton
Popular sixpenny edition ; no. 594. "By special arrangement with Francis, Day & Hunter, London." Copy 1 cover illustration shows a ventriloquist and his doll, "Sidney James and "Billy" of the Royal Strollers." Copy 2 illustration shows Hugh Steyne.

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Tivoli song & music album. No. 42
For voice and piano. "Welcome home edition."

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Dinky-di, it's great to be a soldier / words and music by L. L. Howarde
For medium voice and piano; includes symbols for ukulele in original key, piano-accordeon, banjo and guitar, and charts for ukulele. "Dedicated to the A.I.F." , "Keep your tail up Mr. Kangaroo"

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With the diggers 1914 - 1918
Rare copy from the Richard Travers Collection. Includes nominal roll.

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Remnants from Randwick / compiled by the Committee for the Patients of the 4th A.G. Hospital
Reissue of Remnants from Randwick. No. 2. Illustration on front cover, by Fred Brown, shows a soldier in bed, sketching.

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Original photograph album of Melbourne and suburbs during the First World War by Clarence Holt
One photograph album with ownership inscription, "Clarence Holt, 'Corrahymn', Hartington St, Elsternwick". Photographs of Melbourne, War Bond banners, State Savings Bank (Elizabeth St.), Portarlington, S.S. Edina, Heidelberg, Caulfield Military…

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The front line
Rare copy from Lindsay Shaw Collection. Open door (Melbourne, Vic. : 1920)

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The story of Anzac Day : told for boys and girls by Alfred G. Waterworth ; with a foreword by John Gellibrand
Rare copy from the Lindsay Shaw Collection. Written for children, "with the approval of the Tasmanian Education Dept."

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Valentine's Day February 14th, 1916 / Australian Red Cross Society, Sydney, N.S.W
Single-leaf flier calling for produce and various articles to be donated to the Red Cross for sending to "sick and wounded soldiers at home and abroad", as "Valentine gifts". "Supplement to N.S.W. Red Cross Record, January 12th 1916."

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Souvenir : physical training display, Melbourne, December 19, 1916
A souvenir of an exhibition of physical training exercises and folk dancing performed by 10,000 state school students and conducted by the Education Dept. for the purpose of raising money for the Patriotic Fund which according to the text on the…

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War loan .... Buy War Bonds
"But for the strength of the Empire's Navy, enemy aeroplanes would be over Melbourne [?]"

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S.A. children's patriotic times : the official paper of the Children's Patriotic Fund
Began July 1918, ceased July/August 1919. "Honour to those, who, unable to take their place on the Field of Battle, stand firmly behind the lines, ready to make any sacrifice that will bring greater strength to those who serve and suffer to King and…

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War in the Pacific?
"The following pages give a short outline of the more recent happenings in he Pacific zone. Much of the material is first-hand knowledge, collected in the years of travel and investigation in the Far East, made possible by my work as a newspaper…

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Put up the sword [3rd edition]
This item has been digitised and made available with the permission of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (Australian Section): http://www.wilpf.org.au/ with acknowledgement to Susan Hogan, Adela Pankhurst's granddaughter, and…

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Put up the sword [1st edition]
From the collection of N. W. Saffin, and with ms. note in front "To Dr. Norman W. Saffin" explaining that this copy belonged to Rev. Albert Rivett who died at the meeting for Egon Kisch in Sydney Domain, 18 Nov. 1934