Clarence River man holding didjeridu.
[Circa 1873]. Albumen print photograph, 200 x 150 mm, manuscript sequence number ‘4’ in negative lower right; a strong print with good tonal range, small flaw in the negative upper right, but in fine condition; mounted and framed. One of the famous series of tableau portraits of Clarence Valley Aboriginal…
[MAP] Missions-Weltkarte zur Übersicht sämmtlicher evangelischen Missions-Gebiete,
entworfen und gezeichnet von Dr R. Grundemann, Hilfsprediger (Herbst 1862). Zu haben in den Missionshäusern zu Barmen, Basel, Berlin, Hermannsburg und Leipzig. Im Buchhandel bei H. Petersen in Halle. Der Reinertrag ist zum Besten der Mission bestimmt. Die Ausgabe in andern Sprachen ist vorbehalten. First edition. Leipzig : Geographisch-Lithographisches Institut…
A history of the birds of New Zealand (with supplement).
Scarce large format second edition (with supplement) of an acclaimed ornithological work, illustrated by J.G. Keulemans. London : the author, 1888 – 1905. Second edition. The History (1888) : thirteen parts, bound in two volumes, quarto, contemporary half crushed morocco over pebbled cloth by R. H. Porter, spines in compartments…
Souvenir of J.C. Williamson Theatres Ltd.’s Presentation of Evie Hayes and Rene Paul in Call Me Madam.
With Sid Lawson, Cast, Chorus and Ballet. Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse … Produced by John Casson. Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by George Carden. Musical Director Leo Packer. Scenery designed and painted by J. Alan Kenyon with Cecil Newman and assistants.…
The Melbourne album. Containing a series of views of Melbourne & country districts.
Respectfully dedicated to, and patronized by His Excellency Sir Charles Darling, K.C.B.. by the lithographer and publisher, Charles Troedel. 73, Collins St. E. Melbourne. Melbourne : Charles Troedel, circa 1864. Oblong folio, 412 x 535 mm, publisher’s half red roan over gilt-lettered green cloth (edges rubbed, spine split), front free…
[WESTERN DISTRICT] Photographs of The Burns Boys, and the Bark Mill machinery, by which they lost their arms, at Portland.
. Two albumen print photographs, carte de visite format, 104 x 62 mm (mounts); one is a studio portrait of the two Burns brothers showing their amputated arms, the negative with caption in manuscript ‘A.M. Copyright Registered’, verso with printed title in various fonts ‘Photographs of The Burns Boys, and the…
and Morning Glories / being 47 strange sights / observed from eleventh storeys, / in a land of cream puffs and crime, by a Flat-roof Professor; / and here set forth in sketch and rhyme. Sydney : Frank C. Johnson, 1933. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed on the half title…
[WESTERN DISTRICT] Letter written by a young woman on Paul de Castella’s Quamby run, near Woolsthorpe, Western Victoria, describing her recent voyage from England to Portland, thence to Port Fairy by brig and overland to Quamby by dray. New Year’s Day, 1855.
Manuscript in ink on blue laid paper, comprising a quarto bifolium, 250 x 200 mm,  pp closely written on each side, with an octavo bifolium insert, 150 x 200 mm,  pp (the last two cross-written); headed ‘Quamby, January 1st 1855’, the letter is addressed to ‘Dear Aunt and…
A homage to Sappho
Made by Norman and Jack Lindsay. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1928. Limited to 70 signed copies. Quarto, bound by John Hains of London in full cream vellum over bevelled boards with title and Lindsay decoration in gold, all edges gilt, 64 pp, illustrated with fifteen original etchings by Norman…
SLESSOR, Kenneth / REILLY, Virgil (illustrator)
Darlinghurst nightsRead more
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Charles TROEDEL, publisher.
The Melbourne album. Containing a series of views of Melbourne & country districts.Read more
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969) and LINDSAY, Jack (1900-1990)
A homage to SapphoRead more
[COOK]. Newton & Berry’s new terrestrial globe 1831Read more
An illustrated Chinese medical manuscript in a Japanese binding of the late Edo period.Read more
JUVENAL (Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis)
[BYRON] The Satires, Translated and illustrated by Francis Hodgson.Read more
History of Arabia and its people,Read more
MUZ, Ömer (designer)
[POSTER] Gelibolu / GallipoliRead more
[POSTER] Dot and circleRead more
Hat for the Exotic, 1986 (two proof lithographs)Read more
ELMS & SELLON
The Standish “No Brake” life size dollRead more
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Books and manuscripts relating to the Philippine Islands, 16th to early 20th century.Read more