Paris : Formentin, 1849. Quarto, original papered boards (slightly chipped to spine), title leaf, 19 hand coloured lithograph plates by Formentin, each with an adjacent leaf of text, after Aubry-Lecomte, E. Deveria, C. Choran, J. Vidal, H. Grevedon, and Chenot and three pages of engraved and lithographed music. An album…
The world dissected upon the best principles to teach youth geography.
London : made by William Darton, 58 Holborn Hill, 1820. Jigsaw puzzle map of the world in two hemispheres, dissected and laid on mahogany, in the publisher’s original wooden box with sliding lid, paper labels to the lid and sides, ‘Darton, London. Warranted’; also titled ‘The world from the best…
Icones Piscium, or plates of rare fishes.
London : Richard and John Taylor, 1843. Quarto, publisher’s printed wrappers, string bound, manuscript correction of ‘Four’ to ‘Five’ coloured plates, pp. 8 (unopened); 5 plates with striking original hand colouring. Housed in a custom made folding clamshell box. Book label of Alan John Jarvis to inside upper wrapper and…
Photographic portraits of Aborigines from New South Wales, Queensland and Northern Territory, 1892-95.
Suite of fifteen albumen print photographs, format 200 x 150 mm; each with blind stamp of ‘Kerry & Co. Photo, 308 George St. Sydney’ and with manuscript sequence number and title in the negative; a few with some toning or fading, but the majority are strong prints in very good condition;…
A suite of nine plates from Shaw’s Zoology of New Holland, 1794.
[London] : Printed by J. Davis : Published by J. Sowerby, 1794. Nine engravings with original hand colour, each approximately 230 x 160 mm (plate lines), on J. Whatman watermarked paper, 303 x 242 mm (sheet), titled and imprinted in the image (imprint erased from one as issued), small stab…
Histoire générale des voyages,
ou, Nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusqu’à présent dans les différentes langues de toutes les nations connues … … Paris : Didot, 1746 – 1789. Twenty volumes, quarto (290 x 230 mm), uniformly bound in period full French…
Woodcut. Created 2012. Measures 470 x 560 mm (sheet), signed lower right, editioned out of 55 copies verso, presented floating in a white timber frame. Active in London’s contemporary art scene since the 1980s, Damien Hirst shot to national prominence as part of the Young British Artists movement in the…
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[WASHBOURNE, Thomas Jetson, 1832-1905]
Maggie Stone, granddaughter of Queen Mary of the Wolgalu (Monaro district, southern New South Wales). Photographed in the Tangambalanga district near the Murray River, northeast Victoria, circa 1869.Read more
Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau.
The pocket BrisbaneRead more
MAYERS, William Frederick; DENNYS, Nicholas Belfield; KING, Charles
The Treaty Ports of China and Japan.Read more
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
The Magic Pudding (first edition, second issue)Read more
MORT, Eirene (1879-1977); CROOK, Ethel Frances (1885-1973)
First Australian Exhibition of Women’s Work, 1907. Diploma, Second Class. Awarded to Bendigo artist Ethel Crook, and accompanied by an archive of her designs.Read more
LANG, John Dunmore, Rev. (1799-1878)
A sermon, preached on Sunday, June 15, 1823, to the congregation of Scots Presbyterians, in Sydney, New South Wales; preparatory to the building of a Scots church.Read more
KERRY, Charles (1857-1928)
Photographic portraits of Aborigines from New South Wales, Queensland and Northern Territory, 1892-95.Read more
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LATEST CATALOGUE: Seven Centuries
We are excited to present our catalogue Seven Centuries.Read more
2019 Sydney Rare Book Fair
Fri, 1 Nov 2019 – Sat, 2 Nov 2019
MacLaurin Hall (A14D), Camperdown, New South Wales
We’re thrilled to be exhibiting our treasures at MacLaurin Hall (A14D) on Friday, 1 November – Saturday, 2 November 2019. See you there.Read more