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https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_YellowBacks_011.pdf
Cover states this is 15th edition; title-page the 16th.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Seaside-Postcards/post-147.jpg
Postcard from a bound album of an unidentified person

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Alfieri/rb-wwi-alfieri-006.jpg
Owing to the racing authorities having suspended The Derby this year Tommies at Epsom hold a meeting of their own. Photo shows wounded soldiers watching the race from the grandstand.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Alfieri/rb-wwi-alfieri-019.jpg
Photo shows how clearly the name & nationality of the vessel are painted on her side.

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…

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.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…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Stereographs/Russo-Japanese/RJW-108.jpg
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…