Posts Tagged: earliest acquisitions

One of the World’s Workers

The Gay Provider:The Myer Story Alan Marshall Melbourne: FW Cheshire, 1961 I shop there all the time, you’d think I’d have noticed, wouldn’t you?

One of the World’s Workers

The Gay Provider:The Myer Story Alan Marshall Melbourne: FW Cheshire, 1961 I shop there all the time, you’d think I’d have noticed, wouldn’t you?

More for your money

Long Youth Long Pleasure: Adventures behind the scenes at the University of New England 1956-80. by Cherry Robertson. Armidale (NSW), Lightning Press, 1982. You’d have to read it, I suppose, to find out just how long.

More for your money

Long Youth Long Pleasure: Adventures behind the scenes at the University of New England 1956-80. by Cherry Robertson. Armidale (NSW), Lightning Press, 1982. You’d have to read it, I suppose, to find out just how long.

Wouldn’t you rather be called ‘ginger’?

Coppernob: Second Mate. by Lawrence Bourne. Oxford: Humphrey Milford, OUP, nd (c. 1943). This was the second Coppernob book, so, presumably, no one laughed the first time. How extraordinary. Anyhow, my curious yet cursory reading didn’t reveal what happened to

Wouldn’t you rather be called ‘ginger’?

Coppernob: Second Mate. by Lawrence Bourne. Oxford: Humphrey Milford, OUP, nd (c. 1943). This was the second Coppernob book, so, presumably, no one laughed the first time. How extraordinary. Anyhow, my curious yet cursory reading didn’t reveal what happened to

Wonders will never…

The Wonder of all the Gay World: A novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns. by James Barke. London: Collins, 1949. You see how educational this hobby is? I had literally no idea. My copy (fourth impression, 1956)

Wonders will never…

The Wonder of all the Gay World: A novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns. by James Barke. London: Collins, 1949. You see how educational this hobby is? I had literally no idea. My copy (fourth impression, 1956)

Getting to grips

The Mastery of Sex Through Psychology and Religion.by Leslie D. Weatherhead. London: Student Christian Movement Press, 1933. I haven’t read it, but I do hope that they managed to master it eventually.

Getting to grips

The Mastery of Sex Through Psychology and Religion.by Leslie D. Weatherhead. London: Student Christian Movement Press, 1933. I haven’t read it, but I do hope that they managed to master it eventually.

Little Nell

How Nell Scored by Bessie Marchant. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons.(The ‘Peerless Series’). nd. c.1950. The evergreen Bessie Marchant has supplied my collection with a few gems, this and Nancy Afloat were founding acquisitions. This one must have been very

Little Nell

How Nell Scored by Bessie Marchant. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons.(The ‘Peerless Series’). nd. c.1950. The evergreen Bessie Marchant has supplied my collection with a few gems, this and Nancy Afloat were founding acquisitions. This one must have been very

The clincher…

Nancy Afloat. By Bessie Marchant. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, nd (circa 1940). Illustrated by Savile Lumley. The contents list gives us a lively impression of what the book is about. Click the image for a clearer view. Nancy is

The clincher…

Nancy Afloat. By Bessie Marchant. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, nd (circa 1940). Illustrated by Savile Lumley. The contents list gives us a lively impression of what the book is about. Click the image for a clearer view. Nancy is