WHAT: Printed in what was the wilderness of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the Bay Psalm Book was the first book made by Congregational Pilgrims who arrived seeking religious freedom.
We like all of them to be in the finest possible condition.Below and over the following pages is a sample of our current stock. Covering all aspects of book production, selling and readership.Comics Comics from the 1930s to the 1950s, mainly Australian material.HOT TIP: Of the 1,700 copies of the first edition, only 11 are known to survive.
In 2013, one set a new world record for a printed book at auction when it sold for .1 million in London.
It was the first time since 1947 and only the second time since the 19th century that a first edition had come to auction.
We have a large and varied selection of antiquarian books dating back over 500 years.
Children's books The Lindsay Shaw Collection of children's books from England and Australia contains about 10,000 titles, mostly from the 19 century to the present day.
Medical books Includes the library of Dr Richard Travers, the former rare book collection of the Australian Medical Association, early Australian material, fringe medicine, the Goller Collection of AIDS material, 18 centuries.
Includes a collection of Baedeker and Murray guide books.