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? Advertisements

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?

Mike’s new best friend

The Sea Queen. by Constance Savery, London: Lutterworth Press, 1965. Illustrated by Cicely Steed. “Mike is on the beach picking up wood. The beautiful Sea Queen comes drifting in to his feet…” Lucky old Mike, eh? But, no, this first

Mike’s new best friend

The Sea Queen. by Constance Savery, London: Lutterworth Press, 1965. Illustrated by Cicely Steed. “Mike is on the beach picking up wood. The beautiful Sea Queen comes drifting in to his feet…” Lucky old Mike, eh? But, no, this first

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.

A strangely attractive volume

The Enticing Stranger. by J.K. Stunt. London: Victory Press, 1963. Perhaps there’s another way of looking at this title and cover. But I just can’t see it. Victory Press did evangelical Christian stuff, so you just know that when the

A strangely attractive volume

The Enticing Stranger. by J.K. Stunt. London: Victory Press, 1963. Perhaps there’s another way of looking at this title and cover. But I just can’t see it. Victory Press did evangelical Christian stuff, so you just know that when the

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.