La razon en las Medidas, y en el mismo Hecho la Prueba … La N. C. y Comercio de Manila.
Manila : impresso con las Licencias necessarias, en el Convento de Nuestra Señora de Loreto del Pueblo de Sampaloc, 1737. (Colophon). Folio, later full crushed red morocco, upper board with Spanish royal arms in gilt at centre and ornamental gilt border, spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and ornament, gilt dentelles;…
The spirit within Australia : the land and the people
A limited fine press edition artists’ book designed to showcase Australia via original photographic based art from a selection of established and emerging Australian artists. Woodinville, WA (USA) : Veritas Editions, 2017. Album (310 x 383 x 35 mm) with 15 tipped in original prints, plus 1 loose original print…
Indiae orientalis (Small Voyages), Parts IV-XI.
The first Latin editions of Parts IV-XI (eight parts in two volumes) of one of the most important collections of voyages published in the Age of Discovery, primarily devoted to the exploration of the East Indies and containing 140 engraved plates and maps illustrating voyages to the Spice Islands, India,…
A 1920s English jeweller’s pattern book for rings, executed in watercolour.
Small quarto album (160 x 210 mm), half-roan over cloth, containing 94 original watercolour designs for gentlemen’s and ladies rings, executed in pen and ink and watercolour, each window mounted in the album (40 x 63 mm each window), some on card and others on tracing paper mounted on card…
The “Pixie O. Harris fairy book”. (Publisher’s presentation copy)
Stories and verse by Lynette Yardley, Eva Lawton, Gwen M. Cock, Pixie O. Harris. Illustrations in color, half-tone and line by Pixie O. Harris [i.e. Pixie O’Harris]. Adelaide : Rigby, . First edition. Quarto, publisher’s gilt lettered card with colour pictorial onlay to front, in the rare original illustrated buff wrappers…
Sidney Nolan (deluxe edition with original monotype)
London : Thames and Hudson, 1961. Quarto, gilt-lettered half calf over linen, matching slipcase (foxed), all edges gilt, 119 plates (16 in colour tipped-in), preliminaries foxed, signed by Sidney Nolan and the three authors, with an original signed monotype of two figures tipped-in. Limited to 60 copies. The first monograph…
New York : Warner Books, 1992. Quarto, metal boards, spiral bound, title blindstamped to front board, decoration die-stamped to back board, with the CD as issued, in the (unopened) original foil wrapper, illustrated with sexually explicit photographs. First US edition. A rarely found unopened copy of Madonna’s Sex.
Rubber glove dame
Screenprint hand finished with ink and watercolour, 297 x 210 mm, signed and numbered, dated 2014, accompanied by the original certificate of authenticity as issued signed by the artist.
An archive of over 1500 greeting cards from the 1950s
[Australia, between 1950 and 1960]. Three very large Conquest binders (each 39 x 44cm and very thick), bound in roan and aluminium edged, being sample books containing over 1500 printed greeting cards, each pasted in to sheets in the binders, annotated in pen with stock numbers and prices per dozen,…
A Journal of a Voyage round the World in His Majesty’s Ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771;
Undertaken in Pursuit of Natural Knowledge, at the Desire of the Royal Society: containing All the various Occurrences of the Voyage, with Descriptions of several new discovered Countries in the Southern Hemisphere; and Accounts of their Soil and Productions; and of many Singularities in the Structure, Apparel, Customs, Manners, Policy,…
[UNDY; EVANS; TUFFIN; PEARCE; SINCLAIR; YOUNG; DIEMER; LYNCH; ROBERTS; SALVATORE; CURRIE; BORNSTEIN; TESTER; GLATTAUER; CHAPMAN; NAISMITH]
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NOLAN, Sidney (1917-1992); CLARK, Kenneth; MACINNES, Colin; ROBERTSON, Bryan
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WART; ART UNIT
[POSTER] Sedition. A contemporary independent music festival. Apr 83, Anzac weekend, Friday 22, Saturday 23, Sunday 24, Sydney Trade Union Club, Surry Hills.Read more
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[RIX NICHOLAS, Hilda]
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[OLSEN, John]. McGREGOR, Ken
Teeming with Life. John Olsen: His complete graphics 1957 – 2005 (Publisher’s edition with drawing)Read more
Ramusio, Giovanni Battista
Primo volume et quarta edizione. Delle Navigationi et viaggi raccolto da m. Gio. Batt. Ramusio et con molti vaghiRead more
Sánchez, Alonso, SJ, 1547-1593
[MANUSCRIPT] Razonamiento que el P[adr]e Alonso Sanchez … hizo en vna Real Junta sobre el derecho con q[ue] su M[agestad] esta y proçede en las Philipinas.Read more
Alonso Sánchez, SJ
[MANUSCRIPT] Relatione delle Filippine ; e di quello che trattorono, e riportorono in Corte di Spagna,Read more