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Rhymes of Sydney. Sung by Colin Wills With Backgrounds by "Wep" [William Edwin Pidgeon].
Sydney, Frank C. Johnson, 1933. Quarto, 48pp., black & white illustrations, neat modern inscription on half-title page, bright original colour pictorial wrappers. First edition. Very scarce Frank Johnson publication in uncommonly good condition. Wills & Wep's Sydney of the early 1930s, flappers, six-o'clock closing, and the Harbour Bridge &c. Pidgeon's striking illustrations include his useful & important drinking map of Sydney 'With Wep Where it's Wet'.
Salmon at the Antipodes. Sir Samuel Wilson.
London, Edward Stanford, 1879. 'Third Edition'. Octavo, mounted photographic frontispiece, 'Trout Pond at Ercildoune', folding map, index, publisher's elaborate gilt-decorated presentation crimson morocco, spine with raised bands, vignette of a salmon in black on front board, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Fine copy of the rare & handsome de luxe issue - not noted by Ferguson.