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https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_029.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_030.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_031.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_032.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_033.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_034.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_035.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_036.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_037.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_038.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Bookplates/rb_bookplates_039.jpg
Digital reproduction of individual bookplate from a collection of Australian bookplates, held in the Monash University Library Rare Books Collection.  

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_025.pdf
For piano. Publication date from date of music advertised on back cover.

rb_fairytales_045.pdf
From Hans Christian Andersen.; with 48 coloured plates by Margaret W. Tarrant.

rb_fairytales_040.pdf
By Hans Christian Andersen ; tranlated by H.W. Dulcken.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Ephemera/ephemera-001.pdf
Accompanied by an envelope with a letter from Arthur Tuckett to T. L. Adams, 12th March 1926, with blueprint plan of the land.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Exhibition-Catalogues/rb_exhibition_catalogues_1997_003.pdf
The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 20 October 1997 - March 1998. This exhibition marked the 10th anniversary of the Centre for Women's Studies at Monash University. The…

rb_fairytales_037.pdf
Based on: La chatte blanche / Madame d'Aulnoy.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_012.pdf
Rare copy from Lindsay Shaw Collection. Open door (Melbourne, Vic. : 1920)

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb-monographs-001.pdf
With the compliments of Anthony Hordern & Sons, Limited, Sydney
Issued to members of the Australian Military and Naval Forces in Great Britain, France and elsewhere by authority of the High Commissioner for Australia.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Ephemera/ephemera-164.pdf
The Australian Aboriginal League presents its contribution to the Centenary of Victoria and Jubilee of the Commonwealth celebrations. An Aboriginal Moomba "Out of the dark", performed at the Princess Theatre, Melbourne.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Ephemera/ephemera-014.pdf
Pamphlet for the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, 22nd Nov - 8th Dec 1956

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Ephemera/ephemera-093.jpg
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".

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Ephemera/ephemera-034.pdf
A map of the prisoner of war and internee camps in Asia showing international boundaries and populated places. 

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_009.pdf
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."

rb-monographs-009.pdf
[...] The object of the Novum Organum, and of Bacon's philosophy in general, is, statd summarily, to enlarge the dominion of man, 'Regnum Hominis' ad he phrases it, by increasing his knowledge of Nature and his power over her operations. This end can…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-101.jpg
The sea attack on Port Arthur began on February 9, 1904, at noon. The land isolation
occurred on May 26th. when the Second Army, under General Oku, took Nanshan Hill. The
four grand series of Russian defences from Nanshan down the peninsula were…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-102.jpg
Each of these shells weigh 5oo pounds. Its cost is $175, and the cost of each discharge, including that of the impelling power, is about $400. During the heavy bombardment preceding each successive assault each gun was fired once every eight minutes,…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-105.jpg
This picture shows one of the Red Cross surgeons and two private soldiers, who have clubbed together for their noonday lunch and are just ready to start a small fire, by which to heat water for tea and rice. The photographer, ever on a still hunt for…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-107.jpg
The Japanese private soldier with the two kegs is on his way to a well for water. It is such a cold morning he has covered his throat and ears, but in spite of the severity of the weather he has thrown aside the American shoes, furnished to the army…

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This is a scene in one of the many camps around Port Arthur. It is one of the streets between the tents. The background is formed by a hill, which protects the camp against the fire from the Russian forts. The place was laid out by the army…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-109.jpg
The Japanese army was organized after the pattern of the Germany army, and it is wonderful how quick the Japanese were to learn not only the outward form but the living spirit of the great organization of their masters. Only in one single respect…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-110.jpg
The Japanese have a wonderful way of acquiring Western ways. They investigate everything, and whatever they think will improve their way of living or working they readily accept. They even had a commission examine the advantages of Christianity over…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-111.jpg
The peninsula on which Port Arthur is situated is long and narrow, in consequence of which there is little running water, and the natural scarcity of the water was enhanced by the destruction of every vestige of shrubbery or forest by the Russians,…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-112.jpg
To the foreign war correspondents it was an ever new delight to witness the inborn politeness of the common Japanese soldier. The courtesy of the officers was so continuous and exacting it became embarrassing, but even,. the camp-servants and…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-113.jpg
Rice formed the most important part of the rations issued to the Japanese soldiers. During the campaign in Manchuria the army, consisting of over 400,000 men, used over 600,000 pounds of rice a day. The labor and expense of transporting this enormous…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-114.jpg
Under the Russians Dalny was not only a port but also the seat of the civil government, destined to wield a tremendous power if Russia was permitted to extend its empire gradually over the whole of Manchuria, as they expected and secretly plotted to…

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When the foot of the slope of a Russian fort was reached by the zigzag trenches, the last great parallel, extending along the whole face of the front, was cut for the purpose of assembling here the troops for the final dash upon the fort, From this…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-116.jpg
The Japanese Cavalry did not play a very prominent part in the siege of Port Arthur, but it was a most thoroughly disciplined and highly organized troop, held ever ready to pounce upon the Russians if they should venture out upon a sortie, which, if…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-118.jpg
The Japanese paid greater attention to matters of hygiene, sanitation and medical care than has ever been shown in any of the great armies of the world. They believed that an ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure, and, convinced that…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-119.jpg
The Chinese inhabitants of Manchuria, merchants and traders by nature, found a profitable business in supplying merchandise and supplies of all kinds to the Japanese soldiers, who spent their money Frenchely, feeling that they might never return from…
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