LIBRARY CATALOGUE: PRIMARY SOURCES
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INTERNATIONAL
    EIGHTEENTH & NINETEENTH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE
         Pattern Books
    TWENTIETH CENTURY DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE
         General Sources

         Apartments and Group Housing
         Holiday Houses
         Interiors and Furnishing
         Published House Plans

    COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURE
        General Sources
    ECCLESIASTICAL & FUNERARY ARCHITECTURE
        General Sources
        Specific Buildings
    HOSPITALS  
        General Sources
    HOTELS & MOTELS
        General Sources
    RECREATIONAL BUILDINGS
        General Sources
        Specific Buildings
    TRANSPORTATION BUILDINGS
        General Sources
    BUILDING CONSTRUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
        General Sources
       
Timber Construction
        Metal Construction
        Concrete Construction
        Earth Construction
        Prefabrication and system building
        Glass
        Electric Lighting
    TRADE LITERATURE

   
ARCHITECTS' REFERENCE
        General Sources
       
Post-War Building Studies Series (UK Ministry of Works)
   
GARDEN DESIGN AND LANDSCAPING
        General Sources
    MODERN ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN
        General Sources
        North America
        Central and South America
        United Kingdom
        
Germany
        Switzerland
        Other European
        Japan
        Africa
    TOURIST GUIDEBOOKS
        Lucknow, India
AUSTRALIA
    TWENTIETH CENTURY DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE
        General Sources
       
Interiors and Furnishing
   
PUBLISHED HOUSE PLANS
        Australian House and Garden Publications
        Australian Women’s Weekly Home Planning Service
        Grace Brothers Home Planning Service
        Small Homes Service (Age/RVIA)
       
State Savings Bank of Victoria
        Ministry of Housing
        Project Housing Pamphlets and Ephemera
        Pre-Cut and Factory-cut Houses
        Other Published House Plans
   
COMMERCIAL
        Specific Buildings    
    ECCLESIASTICAL
        Specific Buildings 
    GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS
        Specific Buildings 
    EDUCATIONAL BUILDINGS
        General Sources 
    RECREATIONAL BUILDINGS
        Sydney Opera House 
        Victorian Arts Centre 
    BUILDING CONSTRUCTION & TECHNOLOGY
        General Sources 
        Materials and Techniques
        Steelwork Catalogues 
        Electric Lighting 
    TRADE LITERATURE
        Australian Concrete Manufacturers Association Pamphlet Series
        James Hardie & Company
        Wunderlich Ltd
        Other Trade Literature
    ARCHITECTS' REFERENCE
        General Sources 
    EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
    GARDEN DESIGN AND LANDSCAPING
        General Sources 
        Nursery Catalogues 
    MODERN ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN
        General Sources 
        Robin Boyd 
        Alistair Knox 
    TOURIST GUIDEBOOKS
    MOTEL GUIDEBOOKS

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INTERNATIONAL

EIGHTEENTH & NINETEENTH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE

Pattern Books

William Pain. The Builder's Pocket Treasure, in which not only the Theory but the Practical Parts of Architecture are Carefully Explained. London: The Architectural Library, 1793 [designated as 'a new edition'].  [this copy ex libris
prominent Melbourne architect George E Kilburn]

A Pugin and E J Wilson. Examples of Gothic Architecture [Volume Two]. London: J Moyes, 1831.  [A damaged copy, defaced by a child's scribbling]

James
Sanderson. Rural Architecture: A Series of Designs for Rural and other Dwellings from the Labourer’s Cottage to the Small Villa and Farm-house, with Outbuildings. London: William S Orr & Company, no date [c.1850s].

George
Woodward and Edward Thompson. Woodward’s National Architect, Volume One: 1000 Original Designs, Plans and Details to Working Scale, for the Practical Construction of Dwelling Houses for the Country, Suburb and Village. New York: The American News Company, 1874.

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TWENTIETH CENTURY DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE

General Sources

Francis Vacher. A Healthy Home. London: Sanitary Publishing Company, 1901.

Banister
Fletcher and H P Fletcher. The English Home. London: Methuen & Company, 1910.

How to Own and Equip a House. London: R A Bateman Limited, no date [c.1910s].

Raymond McGrathTwentieth Century Houses. London: Faber & Faber, 1934.  [This copy ex libris Jeffrey M Walton, ARIBA]

F R S YorkeThe Modern House. London: The Architectural Press, 1934 [third edition, 1937]. [this copy ex libris John Kenny]

Ella
Carter (ed). Houses and Bungalows. London: Country Life Ltd, 1937.

Lewis Storrs (jnr). The Key to your New Home: A Primer of Liveable and Practical Houses.  New York: Stacpole Sons, 1938.  [This copy bears the stamp of the Library of the RAAF State Welfare Section, Brisbane].

Elizabeth Mock. Built in USA, 1932-1944. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1944. [ex Jervis Manton]

James Ford and Katherine Morrow Ford. The Modern House in America. New York: Architectural Book Publishing Co, 1940. [Fourth printing, 1945]

George Nelson and Henry Wright. Tomorrow’s House: A Complete Guide for the Home Builder. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1945.

H Myles Wright. Small Houses £500 - £2,500. London: The Architectural Press, 1937. [Second edition, 1946]

Andrew Boyd and Colin Penn. Homes for the People. London: Paul Elek Publishers, 1946.

Paul R Williams. New Homes for Today. Hollywood: Murray & Gee Incorporated, 1946.

Marion Simon (ed). Your Solar House. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1947. [This copy ex libris J E Christopher]

Thomas Creighton, Frank Lopez, Charles Magruder and George Sanderson. Homes selected by the Editors of Progressive Architecture. New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1947 [second printing, June 1949].

Harry W Seckel. Hawaiian Residential Architecture. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1954.

Max Rosenfeld. The New Zealand House.  Auckland: New Zealand House Design Publications Ltd, no date [circa 1956].  [Fifth revised and enlarged edition of a book written by the "Home Architect" columnist of the Auckland Weekly News].

Joseph Barry. The House Beautiful Treasury of Contemporary American Homes. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1958.

June Park. Houses and Bungalows. London: B T Batsford Ltd, 1958. [includes text and photographs of house at Turramurra by Harry Seidler].

Ministry of Housing &  Local Government. Flats and Houses, 1958: Design and Economy. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1958.

Ministry of Housing &  Local Government. Homes for Today and Tomorrow. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1961.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Thomas Creighton and Katherine Morrow Ford. Contemporary Homes Evaluated by Their Owners. New York: Reinhold Publishing Company, 1961.

Ministry of Housing & Local Government. Space in the Home.  London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1963.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

W V Hole and J J Attenburrow. Houses and People: A Review of User Studies at the Building Research Station.  London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Ministry of Housing & Local Government. Housebuilding in the USA: A Study of Rationalisation and its Implications.  London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]


Guy Neff (ed). Better Homes & Gardens Home Building Ideas for 1966. New Yorl: Meredith Publishing Company, 1966. [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Chuck Crandall. They chose to be different: Unusual California Homes. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1972.

John Prenis. The Dome Builder’s Handbook. Philadelphia: Running Press, 1973.

Walter Wagner and Karin Schlegel (eds). Houses architects design for themselves. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1974.

Walter Wagner (ed). Great Houses for view sites, beach sites, sites in the woods, meadow sites, small sites, sloping sites, steep sites and flat sites. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1976.

Malcolm Wells. Underground Designs. Cherry Hill [New Jersey]: Self-published, 1977.

Walter Wagner (ed). A Treasury of Contemporary Houses. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1978.

Herbert L Smith (ed). 25 Years of Record Houses. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1981.

Department of Architecture & Civic Design of the Greater London Council.  GLC Preferred Dwelling Plans.  London: The Architectural Press, 1981.  
[this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Kathryn McCamant and Charles Durrett. Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves.  Berkeley [California]: Ten Speed Press, 1988.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Apartments and Group Housing

F R S Yorke and Frederick Gibberd. The Modern Flat. London: The Architectural Press, 1947 [Second edition].

Onefamily [sic] Houses in Groups: A Collection of Examples selected by Karl Kramer. Stuttgart/Bern: Karl Kramer Verlag, 1966 [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Hubert Hoffmann. Row Houses and Cluster Houses: An International Survey. New York: Frederick A Praeger, 1967.

Ministry of Housing & Local Government.  Family Houses at West Ham: An Account of the Project with an Appraisal. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1969.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]


Elizabeth Kendall Thompson (ed). Apartments, Townhouses and CondominiumsNew York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1975.

Richard Untermann & Robert Small. Site Planning for Cluster Housing. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1977.  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]


Elizabeth Kendall Thompson (ed). Apartments, Townhouses and CondominiumsNew York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1981.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Holiday Houses

Cabins and Vacation Houses: A Sunset Book. Menlo Park [California]: Lane Books, 1965 [eighth printing].  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Karl Robe. Vacation Houses: An International Survey. New York: Frederick A Praeger, 1967. [included ski lodge at Thredbo by Harry Seidler]

Robert Harling (ed). House & Garden Book of Holiday and Weekend Houses. London: Conde Nast Publications Ltd, 1968.

Bernard Wolgensinger. Villas in the Sun. Rutland [Vermont] and Tokyo: Charles E Tuttle Company, Inc, 1971.

David E Clark (ed). Cabins and Vacation Houses. Menlo Park [California]: Lane Publishing Company, 1975 [Fourth printing, 1978].

Jeremy Robinson & Martin Fillers (eds). The Architectural Record Book of Vacation Houses. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1970 [second edition, 1977].

Sandra E Beggs (ed). Vacation Homes. Palo Alto [California]: Bantam Hudson Books, 1976.

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Interiors and Furnishing

Herman Schrijver. Decoration for the Home. London: Cheltenham Press, 1939.

Margaret Merivale. Furnishing the Small Home. London: The Studio Ltd, 1938 [third reprint of revised edition, 1946].

Duncan Miller. Interior Decorating. London: The Studio Publications, 1937 [third printing, 1947].

Milton
Gunerman. How to Build Modern Kitchen Cabinets. New York: The Home Craftsman Publishing Company, 1948.

Mario dal Fabbro. Modern Furniture: Its Design and Construction. New York: Reinhold Publishing Co, 1949.


Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Book
. Des Moines: Meredith Publishing Company, 1956.

Daily Mail Book of Furnishing and Decorating Ideas.  London: Associated Newspaper Ltd, 1962.

Jose Wilson. House and Garden’s Complete Guide to Interior Decoration. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960 [sixth edition].

John
Wilson. Decoration and Furnishing: Materials and Practice. London: B T Batsford Limited, 1960.

David van Dommelen. Walls: Enrichment and Ornamentation. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1965.

Sunset Ideas for Storage in your Home. Menlo Park [California]: Lane Books, 1965.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Phoebe De Syllas and Dorothy Meade. Design to fit the Family. Ringwood: Penguin Books, 1965.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Ella Moody. Modern Furniture. London: Studio Vista Limited, 1966.

Bill Baker. House of Ideas: Creative Interior Designs. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1974.

Clement Meadmore. The Modern Chair: Classics in Production. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1975.


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Published House Plans

J W
Lindstrom. Bungalows.  Minneapolis: Self-published, 1936.

Sunshine Homes. Topeka [Kansas]: The L F Garlinghouse Company Inc, no date [c.1950s] [Seventh edition]

New Brick Homes. Topeka [Kansas]: The L F Garlinghouse Company Inc, no date [c.1950s] [Tenth edition]

Garlinghouse Homes in Brick. Topeka [Kansas]: The L F Garlinghouse Company Inc, no date [c.1950s]

M R Hodgen. Contemporary Farmhousess: Flexiplan 71204. Urbana [Illinois]: University of Illinois Press, 1956.  [large-format spiral-bound volume, included section of split pages to allow for various cadavre exquis combinations of plans and elevation components]
[ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Daily Mail Book of Bungalow Plans.  London: Associated Newspapers Limited, 1959.


Trevor Smith (ed). Daily Mail Book of House Plans 1960. London: Associated Newspapers Limited, 1960.

Trevor 
Smith (ed). Daily Mail Book of House Plans 1961. London: Associated Newspapers Limited, 1961.

Daily Mail Book of Bungalow Plans.  London: Associated Newspapers Limited, 1961

Houses for Today by Leading Builders for New Zealand Conditions. Auckland: Cranwell Publishing Company, no date [c.1960s]

Richard Pollman. 155 Homes: Design Series Volume Four.  Detroit: Home Planners Inc, 1971.

Beautiful Home Plans. New York: House Plan Headquarters Incorporated, 1974.

150 Home Plans: Ranch and Vacation Homes. No place: Creative Homeowner Press, 1981.  [Designs by William G Chirgotis, architect]

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COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL ARCHITECTURE

General Sources

Morris Ketchum. Shops and Stores. New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporaion, 1948. [This copy ex libris Brian O'Connor]

Geoffrey Baker and Bruno Funaro. Shopping Centers: Design and Operation. New York, Reinhold Publishing Corporation. 1951 [Second printing, 1954].  [This copy bears the signature and office stamp of Melbourne architect Brian O'Connor].

Commercial Buildings: An Architectural Record Book
. New York: F W Dodge Corporation, 1953 [This copy ex libris Tasmanian architect K W Shugg]

Robert Gutman and Alexander Koch. Ausstellungsstande/Exhibitions Stands/Stands d’Exposition. Stuttgart: Verlagsanstalt Alexander Koch GmbH, 1954. [This copy ex libris W W Delaney]

Michael Rosenauer. Modern Office Buildings. London: B T Batsford Ltd, 1955.

Klaus Frank. Ausstellungen/Exhibitions. Stuttgart: Verlag Gerd Hatje, 1961.  [This copy bears the office stamp of architects Bogle & Banfield]

Jurgen
Joesdicke. Office Buildings. London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, 1962. [This copy ex libris Godfrey Spowers Pty Ltd]

Thomas Salak. Outstanding New Super Markets. New York: Progressive Grocer Magazine, 1961.

Karl Kaspar. Shops and Showrooms: An International Survey. New York: Frederick A Praeger, 1967.

John Winter. Industrial Architecture: A Survey of Factory Building. London: Studio Vista Limited, 1970.

Walter Knapp (ed). Schaufenster International 2 Window Display. Niederteufen [Switzerland]: verlag Arthur Niggli AG, 1971.

Charles King Hoyt (ed). Buildings for Commerce and Industry. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1978. [ex libris Christopher Waite & Assocates]

Robert David Rathbun. A Showcase of the Design and Architecture of the World's Finest Shopping Centers and Malls.  New York: Retail Reporting Corporation, 1986.

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ECCLESIASTICAL & FUNERARY ARCHITECTURE

General Sources

Ralph Adams Cram et al. American Churches: Volume One. New York: The American Architect, 1915.  [This copy ex libris Alec Eggleston]

New Churches Illustrated: Photographs, Ground Plans and Information Regarding Fifty-Two Churches Erected During the Years 1926-1936. London: Incorporated Church Building Society, 1936.

Fifty Modern Churches: Photographs, Ground Plans and Information Regarding Thirty-five Consecrated and Fifteen Dedicated Churches Erected During the Years 1930-1945. London: Incorporated Church Building Society, 1947.  [This copy ex libris Les McCarthy of the Melbourne Diocesan Historical Commission]

Edward
Maufe. Modern Church Architecture with 50 Illustrations of Modern Foreign Churches. London: Incorporated Church Building Society, 1948.

William Ward Watkin. Planning and Building the Modern Church. New York: F W Dodge Corporation, 1951.

Roberto Aloi. Architettura Funeraria Moderna. Milan: Editore Ulrico Hoepli, 1953.

Committee on Church Architecture. Building Your Church. Toronto: United Church of Canada, no date [c.1960s]. [This copy ex libris F Bruce Kemp]
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Reinhard
Gieselmann. Contemporary Church Architecture. London: Thames & Hudson, 1972.

Specific Buildings

H C N
Williams. A Pictorial Guide to Coventry Cathedral: Consecrated 25th May 1962. London: Pitkin Pictorials Ltd, 1962.

H C N Williams. Coventry Cathedral: A New Cathedral for the Modern World. London: Pitkin Pictorials Ltd, 1972.

HOSPITALS

General Sources

Alden Mills and Everett Jones (eds.) The Modern Small Hospital and Community Health Centre. Chicago: The Modern Hospital Publishing Co, 1946.

Niilo
Pesonen. Suomen sairaaloita/Sjukhus i Finland/Hospitals of Finland. Helsinki: Werner Soderstrom Osakeyhtio, 1964.

Ministry of Health. Hospital Design Note No 3: The IHB Programme Components and AssembliesLondon: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966.   [This copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall].

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HOTELS & MOTELS

General Sources

Geoffrey Baker and Bruno Funaro. Motels. New York: Reinhold Publishing Company, 1955. [three copies; one bearing the office stamp of Melbourne architects Bogle & Banfield and another ex libris Melbourne architect Brian O'Connor, who designed the AA Motel at Canberra in 1956]

William Dudley Hunt (ed). Hotels, Motels, Restaurants and Bars. New York: F W Dodge Corporation, 1953.  [first edition]

William Dudley Hunt (ed). Hotels, Motels, Restaurants and Bars. New York: F W Dodge Corporation, 1960.  [second edition]

Alexander Koch. Hotelbauten, Motels, Ferienhäuser. Stuttgart: A Koch, 1958.

Harry End. Interiors Book of Hotels and Motor Hotels. New York: Whitney Library of Design, 1963. [includes photographs of the then recently-completed Southern Cross Hotel in Melbourne]

E
Abraben. Resort Hotels: Planning and Management. Reinhold Publishing Company: New York, 1965. [This copy ex libris W W Delaney of GSHM&L]

Herbert Wiesskamp. 
Hotels: An International Survey. London: The Architectural Press, 1968.

Architects’ Journal (ed.) Principles of Hotel Design. London: The Architectural Press, 1970. [This copy ex libris Godfrey Spowers Pty Ltd]

Walter Rutes and Richard Penner (eds). Hotel Planning and Design. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1985.  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

RECREATIONAL BUILDINGS

General Sources

Harold Burris-Meyer and Edward C Cole. Theatres and Auditoriums. New York: Reinhold, 1949  [This copy ex libris Anatol Kagan]

Anthony Thompson. Library Buildings of Britain and Europe.  London: Butterworths, 1963. [This copy ex libris architect Harry Winbush, who designed the Essendon Municipal Library in 1964]

Jeanne 
Davern (ed). Places for People: Hotels, Motels, Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Community Recreation Facilities, Camps, Parks, Plaza and Playgrounds.  New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1976.
 
Antony Wylson. Design for Leisure Entertainment.  London: Butterworth & Co, 1980.

Specific Buildings

Broadcasting House. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1932.

Royal Festival Hall. London: Max Parish, 1951.


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TRANSPORTATION BUILDINGS

General Sources

Roy Allen. Great Airports of the World.  London: Ian Allan, 1964. [includes write-up of the then recently-opened Perth Airport]

Dietrich
Klose. Multi-Storey Car Parks and Garages.  London: The Architectural Press, 1965.  [This copy bears the office stamp of Melbourne architects Bogle & Banfield, and presumably informed the design of the firm's multi-storey carparks in central Melbourne]

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BUILDING CONSTRUCTION & TECHNOLOGY

General Sources

Walter
Jaggard and Francis Drury. Architectural Building Construction: A Textbook for the Architectural and Building Student. Volume 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1916 [third reprint of fourth edition, 1945]

Walter C Voss and Edward A Varney. Architectural Construction: Volume Two, An Analysis of the Structural Design of American Buildings. (Book One: Wood Construction). New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc: 1926.  [This copy ex libris Harry Winbush]

George Mitchell. Building Construction and Drawing: Part One, Elementary Course. London: B T Batsford Ltd, 1943 [fifteenth edition]

George
Mitchell & A M Mitchell. Building Construction and Drawing: Part Two, Advanced Course. London: B T Batsford Ltd, 1946 [fifteenth edition]

Eric de Mare. New Ways of Building. London: The Architectural Press, 1948.

Eric de Mare. New Ways of Servicing Buildings. London: The Architectural Press, 1954.

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Timber construction

British Columbia Douglas Fir. Forest Branch, Department of Lands: British Columbia, no date [circa 1920s; includes a photograph of the State Theatre in Sydney, under construction] [This copy ex libris Charles J Christopher]

Metal construction

R A Skelton & Company. Structural Steel: Handbook No 14. London: The Menpes Printing Company, 1910. [This copy presented to John Coates & Company, engineers, of 115 Victoria Street, London; also bears the office stamp of Johns & Waygood Ltd of City Road, South Melbourne]

Aluminium in Architectural Work. London: Aluminium Union Limited, 1940.  [Illustrates the architectural application of aluminium in various buildings around the world, including such Australian examples as the David Jones department store in Sydney and Anzac House in Melbourne]

Aluminium in Modern Architecture '60. Richmond [Virginia]: Reynolds Metal Company, 1960.  [An international review that includes article and cover image of the Sidney Meyer [sic] Music Bowl in Melbourne].

Concrete construction

Bernard Jones (ed). Cassell’s Reinforced Concrete. London: Cassell & Company Limited, 1913.  [This copy ex libris J C Christopher]

Concrete in Architecture. Chicago: Portland Cement Association, 1927. [illustrates recent work by Holarbird & Roche, Bertram Goodhue and others]

Forms for Architectural Concrete. Chicago: Portland Cement Association, 1938.

Symposium on Precast Concrete Components in Buildings: Wellington NZ, 22-24 Oct 1963. Wellington: Editorial Services Ltd, 1963. [This copy signed by S Ramchen, consulting engineer of Richmond]

J Gilchrist-Watson. Exposed Concrete Finishes: Volume Two. London: CR Books Limited, 1964.

Earth construction

Clough Williams-Ellis and J & E Eastwick-Field. Building in Cob, Pisť and Stabilized Earth. London: Country Life Limited, 1947.

Prefabrication and system building

Burnham Kelly. The Prefabrication of Houses. Cambridge [Mass]: MIT Press, 1951.  [This copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

R B White. Prefabrication: A History of its Development in Great Britain. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1965.  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Jane Shields & Sonya Mills (eds). System Building 3. London: Interbuild Prefabrication Publications Limited, 1965.  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Glass

Raymond McGrath (ed). Glass in Architecture and Decoration: New Edition. London: The Architectural Press, 1961 [1937].

Electric Lighting

Philips Lighting Collection featuring Handcrafted Leonora Glass. No place or date [1970s]

J L Stair. Lighting from Concealed Sources. New York: National X-Ray Reflector Company, 1919.

TRADE LITERATURE

Architectural and Decorative Ornaments: The General Catalogue of Jacobson and Company. New York: The Company, 1924. [An extensive illustrated catalogue of mouldings, friezes, cartouches, rosettes, brackets, column capitals, sculptured panels and other elements in cast plaster]. [This copy ex libris architect Arthur W Plaisted, signed by him and dated 1928].

Claygate Old English Fireplaces. Claygate [Surrey]: Claygate Brickfields Ltd, no date [circa 1936].

National Forest Products Association [USA]. Unicom Manual No 1: Design Principles. Washington DC: National Lumber Manufacturers Association, 1964. [Large-format spiral-bound catalogue for the Unicom Method of House Construction]  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]


National Forest Products Association [USA]. Unicom Manual No 2: Fabrication of Components. Washington DC: National Lumber Manufacturers Association, 1963. [Large-format spiral-bound catalogue for the Unicom Method of House Construction]  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

ARCHITECTS' REFERENCE

General Sources

Percy L Marks. The Principles of Planning Buildings: An Analytical Treatise for the Architects and Others. London: B T Batsford, 1911 [third edition]. [This copy ex libris Charles J Christopher, signed and dated 1923].

John Thomas Hurst. A Handbook of Forumulae Tables and Memoranda for Architectural Surveyors and others engaged in Building. London: E & F N Spon, 1912. ["Revised and enlarged" fifteenth edition].

John Beverely
Robinson. Architectural Composition. London: B T Batsford, 1914 [Second edition]. [This copy ex libris architect George Mitchell, later of the firm Mockridge, Stahle & Mitchell; signed and dated by him, 11 June 1938].

Clyde Young and Stanford Brooks (eds). Spons' Architects and Builders Pocket Price Book.  London: E & F N Spon, 1914 [41st edition].

International Correspondence Schools Ltd. Instruction Paper with Examination Questions: Timber. [Booklet 562] London, 1921 [This copy ex libris Charles J Christopher, signed and dated 1924]

International Correspondence Schools Ltd. Instruction Paper with Examination Questions: Metal Fittings. [Booklet 583] No place or date. [This copy ex libris
Charles J Christopher]

International Correspondence Schools Ltd. Instruction Paper with Examination Questions: Miscellaneous Furniture and Fittings. [Booklet 590] No place or date [This copy ex libris Charles J Christopher]

F R Yerbury. Architectural Students' Handbook: A Guide to the Profession of Architecture.  London: Technical Journals Limited, no date [1922]  [This copy ex libris J G Christopher]

Architects’ and Builders’ Pocketbook.  London: International Correspondence Schools Ltd, 1924. [This copy ex libris Keith Reid]

John Rea. How to Estimate: Being the Analysis of Builders’ Prices. London, B T Batsford and Sons, 1925 [fourth edition revised and enlarged]

The Information Book of Sir John Burnet, Tait & Lorne. London: Architectural Press, 1933.  [A spiral-bound book of standard details that was compiled by this prominent British architectural firm for its own reference, but subsequently published commercially.]

John Holmes. Applied Perspective: The Theory and Application of Perspective for Architects, Painters and Draughtsmen. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd, 1937. [This copy ex libris Harry Winbush]

Jane Drew and Trevor Dannatt (eds), Architects’ Year Book: 3. London: Paul Elek Publishers Ltd, 1949.

D A C A Boyne. Architects’ Working Detail Sheets: Volume 1. London: The Architectural Press, 1953.  [This copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Edward D Mills. Architects’ Detail Sheets: Second Series. London: Iliffe & Sons, 1954. [This copy bears the office stamp of Godfrey Spowers]

D A C A Boyne. Architects’ Working Detail Sheets: Volume 2. London: The Architectural Press, 1954.  [This copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

D A C A Boyne. Architects’ Working Detail Sheets: Volume 3. London: The Architectural Press, 1955.  [This copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

The Overseas Architects’ Standard Catalogue. London: The Standard Catalogue Company, 1955. Second edition.

Edward D Mills. Architects’ Detail Sheets: Fifth Series. London: Iliffe Books Ltd, 1961.

Hans Scheel. Schmiede und Schlosserarbeiten. Stuttgart: Julius Hoffman Verlag, 1961. [This copy ex libris Godfrey Spowers]

Kurt
Hoffmann. Stahltreppen. Stuttgart: Julius Hoffman Verlag, 1962. [This copy bears the office stamp of Godfrey Spowers]

George S Koyl (ed). American Architects Directory. New York: R R Bowker Company, 1962 [second edition]

Elizabeth
Beazley. Design and Detail of the Space between Buildings. London: Architectural Press Ltd, 1970. [This copy ex libris Harry Winbush]

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Post-War Building Studies Series (UK Ministry of Works)

House Construction. [Post-War Building Studies No 1]. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1944.

Business Buildings. [Post-War Building Studies No 16]. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1944.

The Architectural Use of Building Materials. [Post-War Building Studies No 18]. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1944.

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GARDEN DESIGN AND LANDSCAPING

General Sources

G C Taylor. The Modern Garden. London: Country Life Ltd, 1937 [second revised edition]

Garrett Eckbo. Landscape for Living. No place: F W Dodge Corporation, 1950. [This copy bears the office stamp of Yuncken, Freeman Brothers, Griffiths & Simpson]


Peter Shepheard. Modern Gardens. London: The Architectural Press, 1953.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Sylvia Crowe. Tomorrow's Landscape. London: The Architectural Press, 1956.

Loraine E Kuck and Richard C Tongg. The Modern Tropical Garden: Its Design, Plant Materials and Horticulture. Honolulu: Tongg Publishing Co, 1960.

Ministry of Housing & Local Government.  Landscaping for Flats: The treatment of fground space on high density housing estates. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1963.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Planning and Landscaping Hillside Homes. Menlo Park [California]: Lane Books, 1967 [third printing].

MODERN ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

General Sources

J G Wattjes. Moderne Architectuur. Amsterdam: Kosmos, 1927. [Dutch text; illustrates recent modern buildings in Europe, Great Britain and USA, including examples by Gropius & Meyer, Mendelssohn, Hoffman, Garnier, Le Corbusier, Perret, Saarinen, Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright]

Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson. The International Style. New York: W W Norton & Company Inch, 1966 [1932]

Charles Reilly. Architecture as a Communal Art. London: B T Batsford Ltd, 1944. [booklet published for the Council for Education in Appreciation of Physical Environment; includes forward by Giles Gilbert Scott, and illustrations of modernist buildings including the Hilversum Town Hall by W M Dudok, the open-air school at Dulwich by Samuel & Harding, and the Lovell Health House at Los Angeles by Richard Neutra]


Walter Dorwin Teague. Design this Day. London: The Studio Limited: 1946 [first British edition].  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Oliver Hill. Fair Horizon: Buildings of Today.  London: Collins, 1950. [This copy ex libris J E Christopher]


Sigfried Giedion. A Decade of New Architecture. Zurich: Editions Girsberger, 1951.

Mischa Black. Public Interiors. London: B T Batsford Ltd, 1960. [This copy bears the office stamp of Bogle & Banfield, architects]


Cranston Jones. Architecture Today and Tomorrow. New York/Toronto/London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, 1961.

J M Richards (ed). New Buildings in the Commonwealth. London: Architectural Press, 1961.  [includes section on recent Australian architecture written by Robin Boyd, illustrating recent work by Harry Seidler, Kenneth McDonald, Bunning & Madden, Grounds Romberg & Boyd, et al]

Ulrich Conrads and Hans G Sperlich [translated, edited and expanded by Christiane Crasemann Collins and George R Collins]. The Architecture of Fantasy: Utopina Planning and Building in Modern Times. New York: Frederick A Praeger Inc, 1962 [Stuttgart: Verlag Gerd Hatje, 1960].

John Donat (ed). World Architecture One. London: Studio Books, 1963.

John Donat (ed). World Architecture Today. New York: Viking Press, 1964.

John Donat (ed). World Architecture 2. New York: Viking Press, 1965.

Alfred Browning Parker. You and Architecture: A Practical Guide to the Best in Building. New York: Delacorte Press, 1965.  [this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Louis G Redstone. Art in Architecture.  New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, 1968.  [a world survey of buildings with integrated artwork; includes some Australian examples by architects such as Ernest Fooks, Yuncken Freeman Pty Ltd and Brown, Brewer & Gregory.]

Reyner Banham. Megastructures: Urban Futures of the Recent Past. London: Thames & Hudson, 1976.

North America

Harry W Seckel. Hawaiian Residential Architecture. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1954.

Harry W Seckel. A Guide to Architecture in Honolulu. Honolulu: Hawaii Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, 1957.


Ian McCallum. Architecture USA. Sydney: Horwitz Publications, 1959 [London: Architectural Press, 1959].


John Marshall Woodbridge and Sally Byrne Woodbridge. Buildings of the Bay Area. New York: Grove Press, 1960.

Robert Stern. New Directions in American Architecture. New York: George Braziller Inc, 1969.

Sylvia Hart Wright. Highlights of Recent American Architecture. Metuchen [New Jersey] and London: The Scarecrow Press, 1982.

Central and South America

Henrique E Mindlin. Modern Architecture in Brazil. London: The Architectural Press, 1956. [this copy bears office stamp of Peddle, Thorp & Walker].

Max L Setto. Modern Architecture in Mexico. New York: Frederick A Praeger, 1961.

Francisco Bullrich. New Directions in South American Architecture. New York: George Braziller Inc, 1969.

United Kingdom

Trevor Dannatt. Modern Architecture in Britain. London: B T Batsford Limited, 1959.

Ian
Nairn. Modern Buildings in London. London: London Transport, 1964.

Royston Landau. New Directions in British Architecture. New York: George Braziller Inc, 1968.

Michael Webb. Architecture in Britain Today. Feltham [Middlesex]: Hamlyn Publishing Group, 1969.

Philip Booth and Nicholas Taylor. Cambridge New Architecture.  London: Leonard Hill, 1970. 


Robert
Maxwell. New British Achitecture. London: Thames & Hudson, 1972.

Deyan Sudjic. Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, James Stirling: New Directions in British Architecture. London: Thames & Hudson, 1986.  
[this copy ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Germany

Werner Rittich. Architektur und Bauplastik der Gegenwart.  Berlin: Rembrandt Verlage GMBH, 1938.

Gerdy
Troost. Das Bauen im Neuen Reich: Erster Band. Bayreuth: Gauverlag Bayerische Ostmark, 1942.

Rudolf
Wolters.  Neue Deutsche Baukunst: Herausgegeben vom Generalbauinspector fur die Reichhauptstadt Albert Speer. Berlin: Volk und Reich Verlag Prag, 1943.

Bruno Werner. Modern Architecture in Germany. Munich: F Bruckmann KG, 1956 [second edition].  [this copy ex libris Anatol Kagan]

John BurchardThe Voice of the Phoenix: Postwar Architecture in Germany. Cambridge [Mass]: MIT Press, 1966.

Gunther Feuerstein. New Directions in German Architecture.  New York: George Braziller Inc, 1968.

Switzerland

Alfred RothLa Nouvelle Architecture/Die Neue Architektur/The New Architecture. Zurich: Les Editions d'Architecture, 1946.  [This copy bears the office stamp of architects Bogle & Banfield, and the signature of principal Gordon Banfield]

Alfred Altherr. Neue Schweizer Architektur: New Swiss Architecture. London: Alec Tiranti Limited, 1965. [This copy ex libris University of NSW]

Vittorio Gregorotti. New Directions in Swiss Architecture. New York: George Braziller Inc, 1968.

Other European

R BlijstraDutch Architecture after 1900: with 40 photographs and a list of buildings completed since 1945.  Amsterdam: P N van Kampen & Zoon NV, 1966.

Egon Tempel. New Finnish Architecture. New York & Washington: Frederick A Praeger, 1968.

Jul Bachman and Stanislaus von Moos. New Directions in Italian Architecture. New York: George Braziller Inc, 1969.

The SAR Guide to Contemporary Swedish Architecture, 1968-78. Stockholm: National Association of Swedish Architects, 1978.

Japan

Udo Kultermann. New Japanese Architecture. New York: Frederick A Praeger, 1960.

Robin Boyd. New Directions in Japanese Architecture. London: Studio Vista Limited, 1968.

A Guide to Japanese Architecture. Tokyo: Shinkenchiku-sha Company Ltd, 1971.

Botond Bognar. Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Its Development and Challenge. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company Inc, 1985.

Botund Bognar. The New Japanese Architecture. New York: Rizzoli International Publications 1990.

Hiroshi Watanabe. Amazing Architecture from Japan. New York: Weatherhill Inc, 1991.

Kisho Kurokawa. New Wave Japanese Architecture. London: Academy Editions, 1993.

Africa

Udo KultermannNew Directions in African Architecture. London: Studio Vista Limited, 1969.

TOURIST GUIDEBOOKS

Hawaii, USA

Eugene Fodor (ed). Hawaii 1962. New York: David McKay Company Incorporated, 1962.


Honolulu Map and Guide. Honolulu: Hawaii Tourist Bureau, 1939. 

Lucknow, India


A Road Guide to Lucknow. Chennai: TTK Healthcare Limited Publications Division, no date [circa 1995]

Album of Lucknow Guide containing 24 views.
Delhi: Lal Chand & Sons, no date [circa 1920s]

Illustrated Lucknow Guide
. Delhi: Lal Chand & Sons, no date [circa 1920s]

Indian Science Congress Handbook: Lucknow Meeting, January 1923.  A Guide to Lucknow for the Information of Members of the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Indian Science Congress with Map.  Mysore: Wesleyan Mission Press, 1922.

Lucknow. Uttar Pradesh: Information Department Publications Bureau, 1956.  

Lucknow Pictorial Album containing 16 Historical Views with a Brief History of Each. Lucknow: Shukla Printing Press, no date [circa 1920s]

H A Newell. Lucknow, The Capital of Oudh: An Illustrated Guide to Places of Interest with History and Map. Fourth edition. Bombay: Self-published, no date [circa 1920s].

The Royal Hotel Guide to Lucknow. Lucknow: Methodist Publishing House, no date [circa 1920s]

New Zealand

Auckland: City of Sunshine. Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, no date [c.1940s?]

What to see in New Zealand: A Comprehensive Pictorial Guide to Places of Interest. Christchurch: Tourist Publicity and Advertising Agency, no date [c.1953] [This copy ex libris J E Christopher]

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AUSTRALIA

TWENTIETH CENTURY DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE

General Sources

Leslie M Perrott. Concrete Homes. Melbourne: G W Green & Sons, no date [c.1920s]

John R P Adams. Distinctive Australian Homes. Sydney: Distinctive Australian Homes, 1925.

F O Barnett and W O Burt. Housing the Australian Nation. Melbourne: The Research Group of the Left Book Club of Victoria, 1942.


F O
Barnett, W O Burt and F Heath. We Must Go On: A Study of Planned Reconstruction and Housing. Melbourne: Wilke & Co, 1944.

Walter Bunning. Homes in the Sun: The Past, Present and Future of Australian Housing. Sydney: W T Baker & Co, 1945. [ex Jervis Manton]

Build your own Home! Sydney: The Home Builder’s Advisory, 1946 [Second edition, October 1948]


Australian Housing
. Melbourne: Department of Works & Housing, 1947.  [Reprint of seven official bulletins that were originlly issued separately during the Second World War under the title Wartime Housing (Bulletins No 1-6) and, after the War, as Australian Housing (Bulletin No 7)]

Homes for Australia. Sydney: Ministry of Works & Housing, 1949  ["issued under the authority of the Hon Nelson Lemmon, MHR, Minister for Works & Housing"]

George Topham. Be your own Builder. Sydney: Associated General Publications, 1952.

Kenneth McDonald. The New Australian Home. Melbourne: Self-published, 1954. [illustrates recent modernist houses designed by Douglas Alexandra, Harry Seidler, Ray Berg, Roy Grounds, David Chancellor, Peter McIntyre, Arthur Baldwinson and Kenneth McDonald himself]

Norman
Jenkins. The Australian House. Sydney: WJ Nesbit, no date [c.1950s]. [This copy ex libris Sydney historian Peter Spearritt]

Ken Sherrott. Your House and How to Build It. Hawthorn: Colorgravure Publications, no date [c.1950s] [This copy ex libris ERA School, Donvale]

Neil Clerehan (ed). Best Australian Houses. Melbourne: F W Cheshire, 1961. [Two copies; one ex libris Council of Adult Education in Melbourne, the other inscribed to Simon Reeves by Neil Clerehan, February 2009]

Burton Graham. Australian Home Trends. Melbourne: David Syme & Company, no date [post-1966]

Beryl
Guertner. Renovating and Remodelling your Home. Sydney: Gregory’s Guides and Maps Pty Ltd, no date. [Gregory’s Homemaker Guide series]

David Walker. Domestic Architecture: Housing in South AustraliaAdelaide: Royal Australian Instutite of Architects (SA Chapter), 1970.

Babette Hayes & April Hersey. Australian Style. Sydney: Paul Hamlyn Pty Ltd, 1970.  [includes profiles of architects such as Graeme Over, Harry Seidler, Robin Boyd, Ken Woolley and Neville Gruzman, and interior designers such as Marion Hall Best, Barry Little and Florence Broadhurst]

Ian McKay with Robin Boyd, Hugh Stretton and John Mant.  Living and Partly Living: Housing in Australia.  South Melbourne: Thomas Nelson (Australia) Pty Ltd, 1971.

Norman
Day. Modern Houses Melbourne. Armadale: Brian Zouch Publications, 1976.

Howard Tanner. Australian Housing in the Seventies. Sydney: Ure Smith, 1976.

Diana Wynne (ed)26 Best Homes for Australian Homemakers. Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [circa 1978].

Peter Re, Tony Miller and Pam McKayLiving Shelter: Handmade Houses in Australia. South Melbourne: The Macmillan Company of Australia, 1979.

S V Szokolay and R W SaleThe Australia & New Zealand Solar Home Book: A Practical Guide. Brookvale [NSW]: Australia & New Zealand Book Company Pty Ltd, 1979.  [includes an appendix of solar houses designed by Williamson Span, Terry Dorrough, John Baird and others]

John Baird. By Design: Changing Australian Housing.  Melbourne: AE Press, 1984. [illustrates various domestic buildings designed by Kevin Borland, Glen Murcott, Edmond & Corrigan, Cocks & Carmichael, and Baird Cuthbert Mitchell Pty Ltd].

Jack Greenland and Steve Szokolay. Passive Solar Design in Australia. Red Hill [ACT]: RAIA Education Division, 1985.  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Stephen Crafti. Beach Houses. Mulgrave: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd, 2000.

Stephen Crafti. Beach Houses 2. Mulgrave: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd, 2003.

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Interiors and Furnishing

Margaret Lord. Interior Decoration: A Guide to Furnishing the Australian Home. Sydney: Waite & Bull, 1944 [third edition 1946]

James McEwan & Co Pty Ltd. Design for Colour: A Practical Guide to Home Decoration. No place or date. [c.1950s]

Keith Winser (ed). Furnishing Australian Homes. Melbourne: Motor Manual Publications, no date [c.1956].

Clive
Carney. International Interiors and Design. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1959.

Clive CarneyImpact of Design. Sydney: Lawson Press Pty Ltd, 1959.

Ayleen Lewis. Ayleen Lewis' Australian Home Decorating Ideas. Sydney: Frew Publications Pty Ltd, no date [c.1964]. [Illustrates work by various Australian architects including Stan Symonds, Sydney Ancher, Peter Muller, Harry Seidler and Ancher, Mortlock & Woolley].

Beryl
Guertner (ed). Australian House and Garden Home Improvement Guide[Practical Planning Series No 13].  North Lidcombe [NSW]: Kenmure Press, no date [c.1965]

Beryl Guertner (ed). Australian House and Garden Book of Furnishing and Decorating Ideas. North Lidcombe [NSW]: Kenmure Press, no date [c.1966]. [Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 33]

Beryl Guertner (ed). Australian House and Garden Book of New Ideas for Kitchens and Bathrooms. North Lidcombe [NSW]: Kenmure Press, no date [c.1966]. [Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 38]

Babette Hayes. Design for Living in Australia. Lane Cove: Hodder & Stoughton, 1978.

Margaret Masters (ed). Home Improvement Annual. North Lidcombe [NSW]: Kenmure Press, 1972. [Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series, New Series, No 28].

Margaret Masters (ed). New IDeas for Luxury Look Kitchensl. North Lidcombe [NSW]: Kenmure Press, no date. [Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series, New Series, No 34]

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PUBLISHED HOUSE PLANS

Australian House and Garden Publications

Beryl Guertner (ed). Australian House and Garden Book of Small Homes Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [c.1950s].
[Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 1]


Beryl Guertner (ed). Australian House and Garden Book of Budget Home Plans. Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [c.1950s].
[Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 4]


Beryl Guertner (ed). Plans for your Dream Home. Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [c.1950s].  [Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 5]

Beryl Guertner (ed). Australian House and Garden Book of Small Home Plans. Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [c.1950s].
[Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 14]


Beryl Guertner (ed). Australian House and Garden Book of Ideal Home Plans: Number 5. Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [c.1960s]. [Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 30]

Beryl Guertner (ed). Australian House and Garden Book of Ideal Home Plans: Number 8. Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [c.1966]. [Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 41]

New Ideas for Homemaker Home Plans. Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [c.1972]. [Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 73]

Patricia Rollins (ed). New Ideas for Homemaker Home Plans: No 4.  Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [c.1975]. [Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 104]

Patricia Rollins (ed). New Ideas for Homemaker Home Plans: No 5.  Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [c.1976]. [Australian House and Garden Practical Planning Series No 115]

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Australian Women’s Weekly Home Planning Service

Australian Women’s Weekly Home Planning Service. Plans for 20 Small Homes.  Sydney, no date. [Volume 1 Series 3, Home Plans No. 841 to 860].

Australian Women’s Weekly Home Planning Service. Plans for 22 Small Homes.  Sydney, no date. [Volume 1 Series 4, Home Plans No. 901 to 922].

Australian Women’s Weekly Home Planning Service. Plans for 26 Small Holiday Homes. Sydney, no date. [Volume 1 Series 5, Home Plans No. 881 to 900, 945 to 950].

Australian Women’s Weekly Home Planning Service. 22 Split-level and Two-story Home Plans for all Budgets. Sydney, no date. [Volume 1 Series 6, Home Plans No 951 to 972].

Australian Women’s Weekly Home Planning Service. 22 Specially-selected Home Plans. Sydney, no date. [Volume 2 Series 1; plans not numbered].

Eve Gye (ed). The Australian Women's Weekly presents Home Plans. Sydney: Consolidated Press Limited, no date [circa 1945]  [Booklet includes house plans by architects John Mockridge, Trevor Bain, Edgar Gurney, John E W Mason, Sydney Ancher and others]

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Grace Brothers Home Planning Service

Grace Brothers Home Plans Service. Holiday Homes No 2. Sydney: Page Publications, no date [circa late 1960s].

Grace Brothers Home Plans Service. 20 Home Plans. No place or date.

Grace Brothers Home Plans Service. 30 Home Plans. No place or date.

Grace Brothers Home Plans Service. 33 Home Plans. Glebe: Liberty Press, no date.

Grace Brothers Home Plans Service. 34 Plans: Series Four. Glebe: Liberty Press, no date.

Grace Brothers Home Plans Service. Colonial and Ranch Homes No 4. Surry Hills: Yaffa Publishing Group, no date.

Grace Brothers Home Plans Service. 300 Home Plans. Sydney: Page Publications, no date.


Grace Brothers Home Plans Service. Popular Home Plans. Sydney: Page Publications Pty Ltd, no date [circa late 1960s]

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Small Homes Service (Age/RVIA)

Small Homes Service of the RVIA in conjunction with The Age. 24 Plans for Modern Houses. [Folder No 9, Jan 1956].

Small Homes Service of the RVIA in conjunction with The Age. Modern Plans. [Folder No 11, Jun 1957].

Small Homes Service of the RVIA in conjunction with The Age. Twenty Architect-designed Houses. [Folder No 23, no date].

Small Homes Service of the RVIA in conjunction with The Age. Home-builder’s Handbook ’57. Melbourne, 1957.

Small Homes Service of the RVIA in conjunction with The Age. Modern Houses: A Guide to Residential Architecture in and around Melbourne. Melbourne: no place or date [circa 1965].  [An undesigated later edition of a guide that was first published in 1951].

Housing Service of the RAIA (Victoria). Plan Folder No 42.  Melbourne: no date [post-1966]

Housing Service of the RAIA (Victoria). Four Bedroom Designs: Plan Folder No 43.  Melbourne: no date [post-1966]

Housing Service of the RAIA (Victoria). Holiday Designs: Plan Folder No 44.  Melbourne: no date [post-1966]

Architect’s Housing Service of the RAIA (Victoria). Homebuilders’ Handbook. No place or date [1968]

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State Savings Bank of Victoria

State Savings Bank Homes: Selected Designs Published by the State Savings Bank of Victoria. [January 1939]

State Savings Bank of Victoria Design Book: Housing Loan Conditions. [February 1941] [this copy inscribed by H D McGregor of Belmore Road, Balwyn]

State Savings Bank of Victoria Design Book: Housing Loan Conditions. [March 1941]

State Savings Bank of Victoria. Specification: War Service Homes. No place or date [c.1918-25]. [This copy ex libris Charles J Christopher].

State Savings Bank of Victoria. Specification: Housing and Reclamation Act 1920. No place or date [c.1920].  [ex libris Charles J Christopher]
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Ministry of Housing

Ministry of Housing. Which are the Ministry of Housing Homes?  Melbourne: The Ministry, 1984.  [illustrates 'rehabilitated' and new houses across Victoria, including examples at Altona, Bendigo, Coburg, Fitzroy, Hawthorn, Macleod, Mount Waverley, Noble Park, Northcote and South Melbourne].

Ministry of Housing. The Changing Face of Public Housing in Victoria. Melbourne: The Ministry, 1984.

Ministry of Housing. Kay Street. Melbourne: The Ministry, 1985.

Ministry of Housing. Low Energy Housing. No place or date [mid-1980s?].  [illustrates display houses at Geelong, Bendigo, Sunshine and Blackburn]

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Project Housing Pamphlets and Ephemera

A V Jennings

A V Jennings ‘64/5 Homes. Burwood: The Company, 1964.

Eastlander. No place or date.

Split Level Living. No place: The Company, 1982.  [illustrates the Sundance, Sunvale and Split Level 3 and Split Level 4].

Your A V Jennings Home Selection Guide. Mulgrave: The Company, no date [c.1985]. [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Craig Davis Homes Pty Ltd

Craig, Davis Homes Pty Ltd: Designers, Builders & Contractors. Melbourne: Sands & McDougall, no date [1960s].

Top 8 Display Homes at Monash-ville, City of Waverley.  No place: Craig, Davis Homes Pty Ltd, no date [pre-1966].

Fasham Johnson Pty Ltd

Corner Range
. Hawthorn: The Company, no date [1980s]


Courtyard Range. Hawthorn: The Company, no date [designs by architects Charles Duncan and John Lochhead]

Gallery Range. Hawthorn: The Company, no date [designs by architects Charles Duncan and John Lochhead]

Growth Range. Hawthorn: The Company, no date [1980s]

Low Energy Range. Hawthorn: The Company, no date [designs by architects Charles Duncan and John Lochhead]

Patio House Range. Hawthorn: The Company, no date [designs by architects Charles Duncan and John Lochhead]

Pergola Range. Hawthorn: The Company, no date [designs by architects Charles Duncan and John Lochhead]

Solar Range. Hawthorn: The Company, no date 

Miscellaneous ephemera, including brochures, price lists, etc, dating from 1984-85 [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Inge Brothers

Claridge Royal Standard/Deluxe. Surrey Hills: The Company, no date.

Claridge Royal 4 Standard/Deluxe. Surrey Hills: The Company, no date.

Claridge Family Standard/Deluxe. Surrey Hills: The Company, no date.

Claridge Colonial 5. Surrey Hills: The Company, no date.

Merchant Builders Pty Ltd

Merchant Builders: The Alternatives. South Yarra: The Company, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Some of the 81 house designs and endless variations which only Merchant Builders builds
. South Yarra: The Company, no date [c.1985].

The Trombe House Kit. South Yarra: The Company, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Other companies

A Typical Austranental Home.  Cheltenham: Austranental Building Company Ltd, no date [pre-1966]

The Barline Boomerang. Rosanna: L M Barton, no date.

The Brentall Plan and Picture Book.  No place: Brentnall Homes Pty Ltd, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Carefree living in Coldon Homes.  Wonthaggi: Coldon Homes, no date [c.1985.  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Conifer Craft Homes Pty Ltd. Bayswater: The Company, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Cumberland: 24 Luxurious Residential Suites and 2 Penthouses.  [Undated pamphlet for multi-storey apartment development at 33 Murphy Street, South Yarra, designed by David Sapir & Associates]

Early Settlers Cottage. Mount Eliza: Community Park Developments Ltd, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Endeavour Homes: Good design within your reach.  Broadmeadows: The Company, no date [1980s].  

Enjoy the Good Australian Life. Springvale: Bush Haven Homes, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Frontier Homes. Craigieburn: The Company, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Haven Homes by McLaughlin Brothers. Canterbury: self-published, no date.

Introducing a new concept in manufactured housing. Bayswater: Napier Homesteads, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Jacaranda Builders proudly present the Mimba: Another Kiyelle Home. No place or date.

Kentucky Homes. Bayswater: The Company, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

Leighton Homes Announce Three New and Completely Different Architect Designed Homes. No place or date [c.1965].

Let's talk about your new "Home Delivery."  No place: 
Logan Home Units Pty Ltd, no date [1970s].

Live Modern with CHI. Braeside: Consolidated Home Industries, no date.

Lysaght Home Plans. No place: John Lysaght (Aust) Ltd, no date [c.1960s]. [Designs by architect Robert Mugdan] [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall].

Master built by Granco Homes. North Melbourne: Granco Constructions Pty Ltd, no date.

Park Lane Homes. No place: Park Lane Homes Pty Ltd, 1984. [illustrates Windsor, Kent, Edinburgh, Knightsbridge, Oxford and Balmoral plans]

Red Hill Homes (Australia) Pty Ltd. Red Hill: The Company, no date [c.1985] [ex libris Geoffrey Wodfall]

Swenrick Building Constructions. Springvale: The Company, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

The Caroline Royal and Special. Ivanhoe: Townsend Homes Pty Ltd, no date.

The Eureka Budget Home Transportable Home. Bayswater: Eureka Budget Homes, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

The instand country home is here. Kilsyth: Outback Homes, no date [c.1985].  [ex libris Geoffrey Woodfall]

The Zeus Display Home. No place or date.  

Thirty Home Plans.  South Yarra:
Southern Planning & Drafting Company, no date [pre-1966].

Victa presents the Richmond Home. North Sydney: Victa Homes Division, no date.

Wedgwood Homes Pty Ltd proudly present the Executive. No place or date [pre-1966].

Wilson & Craig Pty Ltd.  Miscellaneous ephemera regarding the "Ashmore", "Trend" and "Victoria" project houses. No place or date.

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Prefabricated, Pre-Cut and Factory-Cut Houses


Catalogue of Triton Homes, Tribilt Standard Cabinets and Tribilt 'Fineline' Windows. Melbourne: Triton Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd, 1952.

Globe Homes. 
Adelaide: 
Globe Timber Mills Ltd, no date [circa 1930s].

Reid Brothers Ready Cut Homes. Adelaide: Reid Brothers Ltd, no date [circa 1930s].

Jim Styles. Modern Homes by Jim Styles, Ready-cut Home Specialist. Huntingdale: Self-published, no date [circa 1953].

Jim Styles. Styline Factory-cut Homes. Huntingdale: Self-published, no date [circa 1956].


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Other Published House Plans

F G Goss Pty Ltd. Modern Australian Home Designs. Sydney: The Company, no date [circa 1930s]

Modern Homes in Timber: Plans, Specifications. Melbourne: Timber Development Association, 1938.  [Catalogue of house plans entered into a TDA design competition by such architects as Arthur Baldwinson, Harold Bloom, Atlee Hunt, Best Overend, J F Spears and D C Ward]

R A Spence & C J Orme.
Gornall's 50 Post-War Home Designs. Sydney: Gornall the Publisher, no date [c.1945]

The Sun Post-War Homes. Melbourne: The Sun News Pictorial, no date [c.1945]  [two copies]

George Hahn. The Book of 150 Low-cost Homes. Sydney: Building Publishing Company, 1944 [third edition, 1945].

Prize winning Designs for your Post-War Asbestos Cement Home.  No place: Asbestos Cement Manufacturers of Australia, no date [circa 1945]  [Booklet includes third prize-winning entry co-designed by "Sergeant R P Boyd"]

The Homemaker's Book of Plans. Sydney: Penrod Publishers Pty Ltd, 1946.

Sixty Home Plans. Sydney: Associated General Publications, 1950 [fifth edition]. [first published 1946]

H L (Harry) Divola. Truth’s Home Plans Book: Selected Designs from Anthony Hordern’s Home Plans Bureau. Sydney: Invincible Press, no date [circa 1950s]. 

W Watson Sharp. Cavalcade Houses. Sydney: K G Murray Publishing Company, no date [circa early 1950s]

Phyllis
Shillito. Sixty Beach and Holiday Homes. Sydney: Associated General Publications, 1954.

Sixty Home Plans. Sydney: Associated General Publications, 1955 [twelfth edition].

Home Plans of Australia: Volume 2. Adelaide: Adelaide Plan Pty Ltd, no date [circa 1966, as cover price is shown in both shillings and cents].

Home Plans of Australia: Volume 3. Adelaide: Adelaide Plan Pty Ltd, no date [circa 1967, as cover price is shown only in cents].

Home Plans of Australia: Volume 4. Adelaide: Adelaide Plan Pty Ltd, no date [circa 1968].

Home Plans of Australia: Volume 5. Adelaide: Adelaide Plan Pty Ltd, no date [circa 1969].

Home Plans of Australia: Volume 6. Adelaide: Adelaide Plan Pty Ltd, no date [circa 1970].

Home Plans of Australia: Volume 7. Adelaide: Adelaide Plan Pty Ltd, no date [circa 1971].

Master Builders Association of NSW. Parade of Homes.  Sydney: Centenary Parade of Homes Pty Ltd, 1973.  

Australian Town and Country Home Plans. Lane Cove [NSW]: Project Publishing Pty Ltd, 1977.

Philomena
Dillon (ed). Alternative Home Plans. Brisbane: Kevin Dillon & Associates, 1979.

96 Home Plans. Surry Hills [NSW]: Page Publications Pty Ltd, no date [circa 1970s]

Practical Home Planning Service.  Practical Homes: 69 Plans Illustrated.  Melbourne: The Company, no date [third edition].

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COMMERCIAL

Specific Buildings

Norwich House.  No place or date [circa 1970].  [Pamphlet for new office block at 457 St Kilda Road, designed by Godfrey Spowers Pty Ltd]

Victorian Automotive Chamber of Commerce: After 50 years, a pause...  Melbourne: VACC, no date [circa 1970]  [Pamphlet for new office building in St Kilda Road, designed by architects Bernard Evans, Murphy, Berg & Hocking]

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ECCLESIASTICAL

Specific Buildings

David Caldwell. The Church at St Thomas, Langwarrin: A Potted Construction History. Heathmont: David Caldwell Publications, 1999.  [An overview of the design and construction of this A-framed Wrightian church, designed by David Caldwell and Wystan Widdows in 1960-61].

St Mary Star of the Sea War Memorial Cathedral, Darwin.  No place, 1982.  [Reprint of booklet originally published in 1962 to mark the opening of this unusual parabolic-arched church, designed by Ian Ferrier of the Brisbane architectural firm of J P Donoghue, Cusick & Edwards]

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GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

Specific Buildings

Chancery - Australian Embassy, Washington.  Government Printing Office: Canberra, 1969.  [Illustrated booklet marking the opening of this building, designed by Bates, Smart & Cutcheon in association with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.   This copy is signed by sculptor Tom Bass, who was responsible for the sculpted coat of arms at the building, and includes a copy of the separate leaflet that was issued at the opening ceremony].  


EDUCATIONAL BUILDINGS

General Sources

J H L
Cumpston and Christine Heinig. Pre-School Centres in Australia: Building Equipment and Programme.  Canberra: Commonwealth Department of Health, 1945.  [includes contribution from architect Marcus Martin of Martin & Tribe, designers of the Lady Gowrie Child Centre]

RECREATIONAL BUILDINGS

Sydney Opera House

Utzon and the Opera House: A Statement in the Public Interest. Sydney: Morgan Publications, 1967.

John
Yeomans. The Other Taj Mahal: What Happened to the Sydney Opera House. Camberwell: Longman Australia, 1973 [1968]

Oswald
Ziegler (ed). Sydney Builds an Opera House. Sydney: Oswald Ziegler Publications Pty Ltd, 1973.

Vincent Smith. The Sydney Opera House. Sydney: Paul Hamlyn, 1974.

Victorian Arts Centre

Eric Westbrook. Birth of a Gallery. No place: Macmillan Company, no date [circa 1965]

Profile of the Gallery. Ormond: James S Hill, no date [circa 1968; second edition].

Victorian Arts Centre Art Gallery.  No place or date [circa 1975].  Spiral bound publicity booklet, designed by Gordon Andrews with text by George Farwell and photographs by David Moore, Mark Strizic and Les Gray.

Victorian Arts Centre: An Outline. South Melbourne: Victorian Arts Centre Building Committee, no date [published between 1973 and 1982;
introduction states that "work  is now in progress on the construction of the theatres and the concert hall".]


The Victorian Arts Centre. Sydney: Playbill, 1982.

Victorian State Library and Museum

Tony Lee (ed). Building on Tradition: Nine Designs for the Victorian State Library and Museum Architectural Competition. South Melbourne: Emery Vincent Associates, 1986. [proposals by Edmond & Corrigan, Daryl Jackson, Denton Corker Marshall, Mitchell/Giurgola & Thorp and others]

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BUILDING CONSTRUCTION & TECHNOLOGY

General Sources

Robert Haddon. Australian Architecture: A Technical Manual for all those engaged in Architectural and Building Work.  Melbourne: George Robertson & Co Pty Ltd, 1908.

James Nangle. Australian Building Practice. Sydney: William Brookes & Company, 1911. [Second edition]

James Nangle. The Australian Home Craftsman. Melbourne: United Press, 1929.

Alex Smith . Home Carpentry No 2. No place, 1933 [This copy ex libris Charles J Christopher]

Alex Smith. Carpentry and Concrete: A Home Beautiful Handbook for Tradesmen and Amateurs. Melbourne: United Press: 1939 [
This copy ex libris Charles J Christopher]

James Nangle. Australian Building Practice. Sydney: William Brookes & Company, 1944. [Fourth edition; this copy ex libris C Ashworth]

Materials & Techniques

R T Baker. Building and Ornamental Stones of Australia. Sydney: Technological Museum, 1915. [Technical Education Series No 19]

G F MiddletonEarth Wall Construction. Sydney: Commonwealth Experimental Building Station, 1947-48 [Technical Study No 28] [1950 reprint].

Sorensen, C P. Curtain Walls.  Sydney: Commonwealth Experimental Building Station, 1959.

G F Middleton. Build your house of earth: A Manual of Pise and Adobe Construction.  Melbourne: Compendium Pty Ltd, 1975 [Second edition].

Construction of Binishell Reinforced Concrete Domes.  Sydney: Department of Public Works [NSW], 1978.  

Steelwork Catalogues


Broken Hill Proprietary Company Ltd. Handbook of Rolled Steel Sections and Other Products. Melbourne: J T Picken & Sons, 1924 [second edition]

Broken Hill Proprietary Company Ltd. Shapes and Sections Handbook. Melbourne, 1937 [revised (fourth?) edition].


Electric Lighting

Design for Comfortable Living. Melbourne: The Electrical Development Association of Victoria, no date [circa 1950s].


TRADE LITERATURE

Australian Concrete Manufacturers Association Pamphlet Series

Concrete: Methods of making. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 1 in a series]

Concrete Footpaths and Floors. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 3 in a series]

Concrete Walls and Steps Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 4 in a series]

Concrete Troughs, Tanks and Wells. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 5 in a series]

Concrete Blocks, Bricks and Slabs. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 6 in a series]

Concrete for Farm and Station. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 8 in a series]

Concrete: Portland Cement Stucco. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 9 in a series; this one illustrates the Hollywood Terminal Building in Los Angeles, which was completed c.1925]

Concrete: Portland Cement Plaster. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 10 in a series]

Concrete: Textures in Stucco. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 11 in a series]

Concrete round the Home. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 12 in a series]

Concrete Silos. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925]. [Pamphlet No 13 in a series]

Concrete Paths: The Finishing Touch. Sydney: Australian Cement Manufacturer's Association, no date [circa 1925].

[All of these pamphlets ex libris architect Charles J Christopher]


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James Hardie & Company

Fibrolite Homes (Fibre Cement).  Catalogue F6, dated 1 October 1934.

Hardie’s “Fibrolite” Roofing Catalogue. Copyrighted 1 November 1937.

The Way to Better Homes: Build with Hardie’s Genuine Fibrolite. Catalogue F14, dated 1 March 1941.

Modern Homes of Hardie's Genuine Fibrolite. Sydney: The Company, 1954 [Catalogue F.20, issued November 1954].

Don't Dream... Build! Your Guide to building beautiful new style homes of Hardie's FibroliteNo place or date [c.1950s].

For Carefree Comfort "Fibrolite" Holiday Homes: 33 "Fibrolite" Home Plans.  
Sydney: The Company, no date [circa 1950s]


Build Better for Less with Hardie’s Asbestos Cement Building Materials. No place or date [c.1950s]

Hardie's Building Materials Price List: June 1965.  Melbourne: The Company, 1965.

This is What’s Happening with Fibrolite. No place or date [pre-1966].

33 Home Plans with Hardie's Fibrolite.  No place or date [post-1966] [booklet exclusively illustrates Small Homes Service designs]

Hardie's Housing Report 1967: An Australia wide Survey of Housing from Cairns to Perth.

Hardie's Recipes for Home Planning.  No place or date [circa late 1960s].

Home Improvements for the Handyman. No place, 1978.

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Wunderlich Ltd

Durabestos Homes. Adelaide: The Company, no date [circa 1930s].

Wunderlich Ltd (Adelaide Branch) Trade Price List. September 1939.

Wunderlich Durabestos Homes
. Catalogue D52, dated 1 April 1940.

Wunderlich Low Cost Durabestos Homes. Catalogue D62, dated 1 September 1941.

Architect designed homes for erection with Wunderlich Home Building Products. South Melbourne: The Company, no date [circa late 1950s]

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Other Trade Literature

Facts about Limil. David Mitchell Estate: Melbourne, no date [circa 1927].

Zenith Kalsomine. Melbourne: British Australian Lead Manufacturers, no date [circa 1930s] [brochure overprinted with label of Thompson & Harvey Ltd, of 111-117 Flinders Street, Adelaide, sole South Australian agents]

Lockwood Quality Hardware. East Oakleigh: Ogeden Industries Pty Ltd, no date [circa 1940s].

South Australian Timber Merchants' Association Official Price List. 1 May 1945.

Crittall Windows.  Sunshine: Crittal Manufacturing Co (Australia) Pty Ltd, 1949.

Beautiful Homes are always built in Timber. Sydney: Timber Development Association of Australia, no date [circa 1955].

Mitchell's Concrete Masonry Design Manual
Doyalson [NSW]: Mitchell's Cement Products Pty Ltd, no date [circa late 1950s].

Recommended practices for laying Concrete Masonry. Doyalson [NSW]: Mitchell's Cement Products Pty Ltd, no date [circa 1960s].

Copper for Architecture in Australia and New Zealand.  Sydney: Copper & Brass Information Centre, 1974.

Shugg Sashless Window Systems.  Oakleigh: Kenneth Shugg Joinery Pty Ltd, 1985.

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ARCHITECTS' REFERENCE

General Sources


Summary of Apprenticeship Conditions in the Trade of Plastering. Melbourne: Apprenticeship Commission of Victoria, 1929. [This copy ex libris Charles J Christopher]

Summary of Apprenticeship Conditions in the Trades of Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumbing and Gasfitting. Melbourne: Apprenticeship Commission of Victoria, 1929. [This copy ex libris Charles J Christopher]

Summary of Apprenticeship Conditions in the Trades of Painting, Decorating, Signwriting, Painting and Decorating and Signwriting. Melbourne: Apprenticeship Commission of Victoria, 1929. [This copy ex libris Charles J Christopher]


William Richardson. Ramsay’s Architectural and Engineering Specifications: Volume One. Melbourne: Ramsay Standard Catalogue Service, 1934. [This copy ex libris architect Babs Johnston aka Mrs W W Delaney of Godfrey Spowers]

A S Eggleston. The Practising Architect. Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 1955 [This copy ex libris Brian O'Connor, signed and dated August 1955]

Gregory’s Handbook for Australian Builders. Sydney: Gregory Publishing Company Pty Ltd, no date [c.1950s]


EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

11th Annual Architectural Exhibition, 1941. Perth: Royal Institute of Architects of Western Australia Incorporated, 1941.

Exhibition 1948 Catalogue. Perth: Royal Institute of Architects (WA Chapter), 1948.

Architecture in Australia: An Exhibition at the Royal Institute of British Architects arranged by the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. London: The RIBA, 1956.  [includes preface by the then RAIA president, E J A Weller]

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GARDEN DESIGN AND LANDSCAPING

General Sources

William Guilfoyle. Australian Plants suitable for Gardens, Parks, Timber Reserves, etc. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, no date. [This copy inscribed to Harry Rowe from Hal Weekes, dated 4 Jun 1915]

Leslie Brunning. Australian Gardener. Melbourne: F H Brunning Pty Ltd, 1920 [19th edition]

Olive Mellor. The Garden Lovers’ Log. Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens Limited, 1940.

Australian Wildflowers
.  Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens, 1944 [fourth edition]

Nerine Chisholm. Australian Gardens: Their Planning and Making. Melbourne: Georgian House, 1949.

Nerine
Chisholm (ed). Planting and Planning the Australian Garden. East Malvern: I F Brander, no date [c.1949] [This copy formerly in the possession of Mrs Mary Coghill, a one-time client of Nerine Chisholm]

Elyne Mitchell. Australian Treescapes: A Photographic Study.  Sydney: Ure Smith Publications, 1950. 

Beaumaris Tree Preservation Society. More about Native Plants and Seaside Gardens. Beaumaris: The Society, 1956.  [this booklet includes contribution from landscape designer John Stevens]

S H Hunt. Gardening Simplified. Melbourne: Horticultural Press Pty Ltd, no date [third edition].

Betty 
Maloney and Jean Walker.  Designing Australian Bush Gardens.  Sydney: Horwitz Publications, 1966.

Betty Maloney and Jean Walker.  More about Bush Gardens.  Sydney: Horwitz Publications, no date [circa late 1960s].

Olive Mellor. Complete Australian Gardener Illustrated. Melbourne: Colorgravure Publications, no date.

Ellis
Stones. The Ellis Stones Garden Book. West Melbourne: Thomas Nelson (Australia) Ltd, 1976.  [published posthumously]

Carl Ruhen. What's New in Swimming Pools: 
The Official Publication of the Council of Australasian Swimming Pool Associations. Cammeray [NSW]: Horwitz Publications, 1977.

Nursery Catalogues

Hodgins Nurseries. [untitled catalogue]. Essendon: Self-published, not dated [1962].

Orm Gould Dahlia Gardens. Some Outstanding Introductions for 1964.  Monbulk: Self-published, 1964.

Bert Chandler & Sons. Rare Shrubs and Tress, Rhododendrons, Camellias, Azaleas.  The Basin: Self-published, no date [1966]

David M Thomson Mount View Gardens.  Dwarf Conifers, Alpine and Rock Plants, Perennials & Dwarf Shrubs. Summertown (South Australia): Self-published, 1968.

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MODERN ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN  (to 2001)

General Sources

Harry Sowden (ed). Towards an Australian Architecture. Sydney: Ure Smith, 1968.

Royal Australian Institute of Architects (SA Chapter). Architecture SA: 1970-1980. Unley [South Australia]: The Institute, no date [c.1980].

Leon Paroissien and Michael Griggs (eds).  Old Continent, New Building: Contemporary Australian Architecture. Darlinghurst: David Ell Press, 1983.

Michael Griggs and Craig McGregor (eds).  Australian Built: Responding to the Place. North Sydney: Design Arts Board of the Australia Council, 1985.

Graham Jahn. Contemporary Australian Architecture. Roseville East [NSW]: Craftsman Press, 1994 [1995 reprint].

Neville Quarry. Award Winning Australian Architecture. Craftsman House in association with G+B Arts International, 1997.

Sophie Ziling Jian (ed). Monumental Australian Architecture. West Ryde [NSW]: BT Latitude, 2001.

Robin Boyd

Robin Boyd. Victorian Modern. Melbourne: Architectural Students' Society of the RVIA, 1947. [this copy ex libris Anatol Kagan]

Robin Boyd. The Australian Ugliness.  Melbourne: F W Cheshire, 1961 [first reprint, in original dustjacket]

Robin Boyd. Australia's Home. Parkville: Melbourne University Press, 1962 [first paperback edition]

Robin Boyd. The Walls Around Us. Melbourne: F W Cheshire, 1962.

Robin Boyd. The New Architecture. Croydon: Longmans, Green & Company Ltd, 1963.

Robin Boyd. The Puzzle of Architecture. Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 1965.  [This copy ex libris noted Melbourne barrister Alfred Stirling, CBE]

Robin BoydThe Great Great Australian Dream.  Rushcutters Bay [NSW]; Pergamon Press (Australia) Pty Ltd, 1972.

Alistair Knox

Alistair
Knox. Living in the Environment. Canterbury: Mullaya Publications, 1976 [1975].  

Alistair KnoxAlternative Housing: Building with the Head, the Heart and the Hand. Sutherland [NSW]: Albatross Books, 1980.

Alistair KnoxWe are what we stand on: A Personal History of the Eltham Community.  Eltham: Adobe Press, 1980.  [This copy inscribed and signed by Alistair Knox, dated 22 December 1980]

'
The Knox Home'. 6pp brochure for sale of Knox's Eltham residence on 19 November 1983.  Eltham: Nicholas Lauder Pty Ltd, no date [1983].

TOURIST GUIDEBOOKS (AUSTRALASIA)

Australia

Keith Winser (ed). Highways of Australia: Motor Manual’s Guide to every Australian Town. No place or date [4th edition aka “Royal Tour Edition” ie 1954]

Victoria

Thirty-Six Views [of] Melbourne: Descriptive and Illustrative.  Sydney: NSW Bookstall Company, no date [c.1910s]

Melbourne: A Beautiful City
. Mentone: Nucolourvue Productions, no date [c.1930s].


Greater Bendigo: The City with a Future. No place or date [c.1950s]

Guide to Victorian Architecture. Melbourne: Royal Victorian Institute of Architects, 1956.


Queensland

Penrod’s 150 miles ‘round Brisbane: Motorists’ Official Road Guide. Brisbane: Penrod Guide Book Company, 1951 [third edition] [ex libris J E Christopher]

Guide to Queensland, The Sunshine State of Australia
. Brisbane: Penrod Book Company, 1958. [This copy ex libris J E Christopher]


Penrod’s Guide to the Gold Coast Queensland. Brisbane: Penrod Guide Books Company, 1959 [seventh edition].

Penrod’s Guide to Brisbane. Brisbane: Penrod Guide Book Company, no date [third edition] [This copy ex libris J E Christopher]

Western Australia

Visitor’s Guide to Perth and Suburbs. Perth: Government Tourist Bureau, no date [c.1920s]

Sunny Perth: The Western Gateway to Australia. Perth: Gordon & Gotch, no date [early 1960s]

Northern Territory

Colourful Views: Alice Springs to Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. No Place: Souvenirs Australia Ltd, no date.


Darwin . . . is a Way of Life. Canberra: Commonwealth Government Printer, 1963.

MOTEL GUIDEBOOKS

Flag Motels

Flag Motels Directory 1962-63.

Motel Federation of Australia

Motel Guide for Australia. Crow’s Nest [NSW]: Australian Motel Magazine Company, no date [1959].  Second edition.

Official MFA Directory.  Fourth edition, June 1964.

Official MFA Directory
.  Fifth edition, December 1964.


MFA Directory.  December 1965.

Motels and Motor Inns: 1971 Directory.

Your Guide to over 600 Quality Motor Inns in Australia and New Zealand: 1972-73.


RACV / RACQ

Modern Type Motels in Australia.  Melbourne: Royal Automobile Club of Victoria, October 1958. [the first motel guide published by the RACV]

RACQ Motel Directory for Australia.  First edition, October 1963.

RACV Accommodation Guide. Second edition, August 1968.


Shell Motel Guides

Shell Directory of Motels: Victoria.  No place:, The Shell Company of Australia Ltd, no date [circa early 1960s]

Shell Directory of Motels: New South Wales including Sydney-Brisbane  No place: The Shell Company of Australia Ltd, no date [circa early 1960s]

Shell Directory of Motels: South Australia and Northern Territory  No place: The Shell Company of Australia Ltd, no date [circa early 1960s]

Other Motel Guides

Where to go in Victoria: Hotels, Motels & Guest Houses.  Melbourne: Victorian Railways, 1958. 

The Herald Motel Guide.  Melbourne: The Herald Touring Club, 1967.  [two copies]

Miscellaneous Motel Ephemera

Cooma Monaro Hotels Motels.  Cooma: Cooma Visitors' Centre, 1967.

Four Seasons Motels.  No place or date [pamphlet guide for this Tasmanian-based motel chain with branches at Hobart, Launceston, Queenstown, Devenport and Port Arthur]

Motel Blue Pacific on the Shores of Beautiful Lake Macquarie.  Undated flyer [circa 1960].

Riverside Hotel & Lodge.  Perth: The Hotel, no date [circa 1960s]

Viscount Motel on the Highway in the heart of Albury.  No place or date [circa 1960s]  [includes breakfast menu inserted within]


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