Di Lucio Vitruvio Pollione De Architectura Libri Dece Traducti de Latino in Vulgare affigurati:
commentati: & con mirando ordine insigniti: per il quale facilmente potrai tovare la multitudine de lí abstrusi & reconditi Vocabuli a li soi loci & in epsa tabula con summo studio expositi & enucleati ad Immensa utilitate de ciascuno Studioso & benivolo di epsa opera. [Como, Lombardy] : Gotardus de Ponte,…
Sic Transit (deluxe edition)
London : Stanley/Barker, 2020. Quarto, 310 x 300 mm, blind lettered silk in illustrated dustjacket, pp. ; fully illustrated photobook of Bill Henson images, printed by EBS in Verona, Italy, housed in a lettered slipcase. New copy, acquired directly from the publisher, of this rare edition which sold out within…
Reconstructed moa and Maoris.
[Title from ms. caption on mount]. [London, U.K. : Newton & Co, 43 Museum Street, circa 1900]. Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm; black paper border with ms. caption and old collection number in white ink; slide maker’s label partially obscured at top corner; in fine condition.…
In Memory of John Dowel Whittle, who was drowned off Cape Otway (Bass St.), N.W. 10 miles, 7 a.m., 29th July, 1852, aged 23 years.
[Melbourne, s.n., 1852]. Broadside, 210 x 150 mm, printed on one side only, text set within decorative border surrounding the heading and Psalm LXIX, and with a fully contemporary annotation at top left, ‘P. & O. S. “Chusan” 1st arrival at Port Phillip’; in fine condition, mounted on card and housed…
Map of the City of Sydney and adjacent municipalities from ordnance and actual surveys 1890
Cover title : Map of Sydney and Suburbs. Sydney : John Scott & Co., 1890. Chromolithograph map, 94 x 82.8 cm, folding, occasional light foxing, short splits along folds, housed in original folder, papered boards with cloth spine, pp. [vi], advertisements. A fine late Victorian map from Curl Curl to…
Picturesque scenery in The Holy Land and Syria, delineated during the campaigns of 1799 and 1800.
/ By F. B. Spilsbury, of His Majesty’s ship Le Tigre; surgeon in that expedition during both campaigns. London : Published by Edward Orme, Printseller to His Majesty and the Royal Family, 59, New Bond-stree. Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-row, 1803. First edition. Large folio (470 x 335…
Pen and ink drawing, 210 x 242 mm, titled lower centre, signed lower right ‘I. Bird’ (?), pale foxing, early twentieth century frame. A fine and detailed nineteenth century drawing of a great English thoroughbred and influential sire in Australian horseracing history, the sire of the great Carbine. ‘Musket (1867–1885)…
A Peep down the Melbourne Telescope.
[Title from printed caption in negative]. Circa 1870. Stereoscopic silver albumen print photographs, each individual image 68 x 72 mm, on yellow board mount 83 x 166 mm, with the publisher’s serial number and caption in the negative at far right edge ‘685. A Peep down the Melbourne Telescope’, recto…
The origin of species
by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life.New York : D. Appleton & Company, 1889. With additions and corrections from Sixth and last English edition. Two volumes, octavo, original publisher’s gilt-lettered brown cloth (edges rubbed) original endpapers (with ex libris bookplates), pp…
[THE ANTIPODEAN MANIFESTO] Antipodeans 4th – 15th Aug. 1959Read more
MOFFATT, Tracey (Australian, b. 1960)
Beauties (in cream)Read more
HENSON, Bill (1955 -)
Sic Transit (deluxe edition)Read more
WALTER, Charles (Carl) (1831-1907)
A group of twenty-four stereoscopic views of rock formations and other topographical features along the coastline of southwest Victoria, circa 1865.Read more
REICHENBACH, Kurt (compiler)
Trial Bay internment camp, New South Wales : an archive of printed ephemera and photographs, including twenty issues of the newspaper “Welt am Montag”, collected by internee Kurt Reichenbach, 1917-18.Read more
FOX, Ethel Carrick (1872 - 1952)
On the riverRead more
MARSH, Henry (1824-1906) (composer & publisher) (