Books with inscriptions, annotations, or inserted letters, dated between 1916 and 1979. Comprises:
Anderson, W. (1909). The architecture of the renaissance in Italy (4th ed., rev. and enl. ed.). London: B.T. Batsford. [Inscribed: Daphne from Lloyd to welcome her home 21st May 1925]
Auden, W. (1941). I Believe : The personal philosophies of twenty-three eminent men and women of our time. London: Allen & Unwin. [Inscribed: To Miss Daphne Mayo W.F.S. The storms came and the winds blew, And he remained staunch for he was founded on a rock.]
Australian War Memorial. (1945). Guide to Australian War Memorial. (4th ed.). Canberra: S.n. [Enlosed with a notes from Edith Lahey. Signature on inside cover
Brontë, E. (1939). Wuthering Heights. New York : Pocket books. [Inscribed: Our Daphne Mayo who alas is leaving us with deep affection from Shun-Ro and Wir Bess. Nov. 22. 1939 Bon Voyage]
Carroll, L., & Tenniel, J. (1920). Alice's adventures in wonderland. London: Macmillan. [Inscribed: Xmas 1924 “Toby”! from E. B. Mills (Millie)]
D’Amico, V. (1939). Report on the educational project of the Museum of Modern Art. New York ; Museum of Modern Art.
Dante Alighieri, & Cary, Henry Francis. (1844). The vision, or, Hell, Purgatory and Paradise of Dante Alighieri : With a life of Dante, chronological view of his age, additional notes and an index (3rd ed.] ed.). London: Warne. [Front cover missing. Inscribed: To dear Tobias from his Gabriel. Xmas 1925.]
Flaxman, J. (1865). Lectures on sculpture. England: Bell & Daldy, 1865.[Bookplate: Royal Academy of Arts. Daphne Mayo. Two models of busts from life. December 9, 1922.]
Fouard, C. H. (1926). The Christ, the Son of God; a life of our lord and saviour Jesus Christ. Translated from the 5th ed., with the author's sanction. With an introduction by Cardinal Manning. London : Longmans, Green and Co. [Inscribed: Miss Mayo with the compliments of D M O’Keeffe.]
Good Will publishers Editors. (1955). Come unto me Gastonia, North Carolina : Good Will Publishers. [Presented to Miss Lilian Daphne Mayo … 20 May 1959. Newspaper cutting of funeral notice inserted.]
Hatton, R. G. (1910). Figure Drawing. London : Chapman and Hall. [Inscribed: Daphne Mayo 231 George St Sydney]
Lahey, E. (1953). Friendship : And other poems. Brisbane: Printed by Smith & Paterson. [Inscribed: with much love to my dear Daphne, Edith Lahey]
Lahey, V. (1940). Art for all. Brisbane: Queensland National Art Gallery for the Combined Art Committee of Queensland. [1940 written on cover, pages hand numbered 1-8]
Marshall, A., & Drysdale, R. (1962). Journey among men. Melbourne: Sun Books. [Inscribed: The Cummings wish Daphne Season’s Greetings and good health for 1979].
Percy, H. (1962). New materials in sculpture : Glass fibre polyester resins, cold casting in metals, vinamould hot melt compounds, vinagel. London: A. Tiranti. [Annotations on inside cover about polyuathane foam and back cover about acids]
Public Library of New South Wales. (1943). The Public Library of New South Wales. Sydney: The Library.
Rostand, E. (1923). Cyrano de Bergerac : An heroic comedy in five acts. New York : Henry Holt. [Inscription and letter to Miss Mayo from Robert Carson].
Ruskin, J. (1907). Selections from the writings of John Ruskin : With biographical introduction by William Sinclair. London : Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. [Inscribed: To Daphne To express my deepest & best wishes for the bif Future from Lloyd 23rd August 1919.]
Stevenson, R. (1914). Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes. London ; Chatto & Windus. [Inscribed: “To Daphne with best wishes from Lloyd Christmas 1916” and Mayo has written “Miss Daphne Mayo Rosebern St Sth Brisbane”]
Streeton, A., & Ure Smith, S. (1919). The art of Arthur Streeton. Sydney: Angus and Robertson. [Inscribed: To Daphne from Lloyd New Year 1919-1920.]
Thompson, F., & Meynell, W. (1910). The Hound of heaven (New ed.). London: Burns & Oates. [Inscribed: Many Happy Returns from Hurdle, Oct 1st 1917.]
Turner, R., & Boyce, M. (1934). Australian Aboriginal signs and symbols : For the use of Boy Scouts. Sydney: Stephensen. [Covered in possibly children’s drawings and scribbles
Van Homrigh, C. (1947). Art and craft : A handbook for students and teachers. Brisbane: A.H. Tucker, Govt. Printer for the Dept. of Public Instruction, Queensland. [Inscribed: With compliments, CMB van Homrigh. Nov, 1947.]
A voyage with the mails between Brisbane - London : Australia and Great Britain: A memento by an amateur photographer with 103 original photographs. (3rd ed.). (1914). London: The London Stereoscopic and Photographic. [Annotated, signed by fellow travellers, and two pages of handwritten notes on 'Who's who and what's what R.M.S. Ormonde']
Winton Tourist Promotion Association. (1973). The bronze swagman book of bush verse : "Gold Star" ; 1972 Award winning verse. Winton, Qld.: Winton Tourist Promotion Association. [Inscribed: With the compliments of the Winton Tourist Promotion Association]