WALLIS, James, Captain, 1785?-1858

An historical account of the Colony of New South Wales and its dependent settlements; in illustration of twelve views, engraved by W. Preston, a convict; from drawings taken on the spot by Captain Wallis, of the Forty-Sixth Regiment. To which is subjoined an accurate map of Port Macquarie, and the newly discovered River Hastings, by J. Oxley, Esq. Surveyor General to the Territory.

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GALILEI, Galileo, 1564-1642

Opere di Galileo Galilei linceo nobile fiorentino, Già Lettore delle Matematiche nelle Università di Pisa, e di Padova, di poi Sopraordinario nello Studio di Pisa. Primario Filosofo e Matematico del serenissimo Gran Duca di Toscana. In questa nuoua editione insieme raccolte, e di varij Trattati dell’istesso Autore non più stampati accresciute. Al Serenissimo Ferdinando II Gran Duca di Toscana. 

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NORTON, Rosaleen, 1917-1979; GREENLEES, Gavin

The art of Rosaleen Norton. With poems by Gavin Greenlees (the poet’s proof copy)

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GLAISTER, Thomas Skelton (1825-1904)

Half plate tinted ambrotype portrait of a mother and her young son, Sydney, late 1850s

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Featured Acquisition

Tracey Moffatt : Something More No. 1

In celebration of the opening tonight of Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition ‘My Horizon’ at the Australian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, Douglas Stewart Fine Books is pleased to offer for sale Something More No. 1, the artist’s iconic self-portrait, and one of the most well known images in Australian photography.

In Moffatt’s groundbreaking series of photographs Something More, the story of a young Aboriginal woman’s exploration of identity, sexuality and belonging are laid out in a sequence of staged scenes, composed as if stills from a lost film. The first image, offered here, synthesises the themes of the series, and has thus has become recognised internationally as one of the most significant photographs by a contemporary artist.

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