256 “Our National Church” , coloured lithograph in fine Australian huon pine frame, 19th century 61cm x 78cm $300–500 257 BROINOWSKI, Gracius (1837-1913), The Birds of Australia, comprising three hundred full-page illustrations with a descriptive account of the life and characteristic habits of over seven hundred species [Melbourne: Charles Stuart & Co., 1890-1891], six volumes, folio, full straight-grained black morocco, gilt rule, gilt-lettered labels to spine (lacking on first volume); bookplates for Bernard Gore Brette to pastedowns, 303 chromolithographed plates. (6) $4,000–4,500 ❖ 258 [BRASSEY, Thomas]. PALGRAVE, F .T.; DAWSON, W.J. Two books presented by the Governor of Victoria, Thomas Brassey and his wife. PALGRAVE, F .T. The Treasury of Sacred Song Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1890. Octavo, quarter-vellum over gilt lettered maroon cloth boards, 374pp. Inscribed on front endpaper by Thomas Brassey, the Governor of Victoria, to Florence Neville, on leaving Melbourne, Nov. 23rd 1897 , from her good friend and Governor, Brassey. and, DAWSON, W.J. The Making of Manhood, London; Hodder and Stoughton, 1895. Octavo, gilt decorated contrasting morocco and sheepskin with gilt monogram F .N. and date 1897 to upper board, spine with raised bands, all edges gilt, 269 pp.; inscribed on front endpapers by Lady Sybil de V. Brassey, for George Neville, Melbourne, Nov. 18th 1897 , with two literary quotes. $150–200 ❖ 259 ETHAL JACKSON MORRIS (1891-1885) engraved bookplate “LAMB” framed and glazed 28 x 23cm overall $120–200 ❖ 260 PEEBLES, J.M. “Three Journeys Around the World, or Travels in the Pacific Islands, New Zealand, Australia, Ceylon, India, Egypt, and other Oriental Countries” [Boston, 1898]. 454pp. illlustrated, in original blue cloth decorated in gilt. Clean, tight, and unmarked. The author, a Spiritualist minister, visited Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, China, Singapore, India, Egypt, Jerusalem, and Turkey. He offers observations on the customs and culture of each place visited, with particular attention to religious beliefs and practices. $125–150 ❖ † 261 POSTCARDS: Collection of predominantly WW1 period and related postcards including Australian hospital ships, soldiers, tanks, 57th Battalion A.I.F and embroidered souvenirs from The Great War (approx 80) $250–350 ❖ 262 ETHEL TURNER and MARY GRAN BRUCE Group of 14 hard cover books by the renowned Australian children’s authors (14 books) $100–200 ❖ 263 The BOYS WEEKLY, from Sydney Australia April 16, 1926 to December 16, 1927: the complete run of 88 editions of this delightful newspaper/magazine, printed and published by Alfred Crew Parsons for The Daily Telegraph, Sydney. Sports news (especially cricket), stamp collecting, adventure serials, short stories, instructions, jokes, natural history, scouting, competitions, wireless, how to, advertisements, and general chit chat. The “Weekly” ceased publication when the parent company was taken over by a different publisher. $1,500–2,000 ❖ 264 MOVIE DAYBILLS: Group of six circa 1930s movie daybills, colour lithograph on card, printed in Australian and New Zealand, 101cm x 37cm (6) $200–400 ❖ 256 44