A significant unofficial photographic record of the Western Front in 1918, taken with a private camera by a young Australian soldier from Perth; a total of 267 photographs contained in four albums. Private Laurence Lee, 7994, 16th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement, A.I.F., a labourer from Western Australia, enlisted at Perth on 29 August 1917, at the age of 19. His …
JACKSON, John, and various unidentified photographers.
Oblong quarto (240 x 340 mm), in defective original binding of gilt ruled half morocco over pebbled cloth, now lacking the upper board and spine, containing 97 photographs laid down recto and verso of 22 leaves of thick card; recto of first leaf with ownership inscription of 'John Jackson / Shanghai 1897'; the photographs comprise …
Oblong quarto, half morocco over gilt lettered cloth boards (rubbed, lower board discoloured), front paste-down with calligraphic manuscript presentation inscription 'Mr. & Mrs. R.W. Hart. With sincere wishes for their Happiness and Prosperity, from Mr. & Mrs. J.H. Lithgow. 17.4.1900'; containing  toned carbon print photographs in format 150 x 200 mm, mounted recto and …
CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, MELBOURNE.
[Cover title]. [Germany] : s.n., . Large oblong octavo, original cloth-backed maroon buckram boards, gilt (lightly rubbed), containing concertina foldout with  panels of leporello views of Melbourne, including a tri-panel panorama of the city; the Exhibition Building (3); General Post Office; Melbourne Town Hall; The Treasury; Royal Mint; Houses of Parliament; Law Court; Public Library; …
DAMMANN, Carl; DAMMANN, F.W.
Cover title: Races of mankind. London : Trübner & Co., . First English edition. Oblong folio, green embossed cloth, upper board with gilt lettering (boards with a little discoloration), silk endpapers, all edges gilt, title page and 24 pages of plates comprised of 167 albumen print photographs mounted recto and verso of 12 leaves of card, …
Oblong octavo, gilt-lettered embossed cloth (marked), leporello view album, concertina style, with 12 panels of photographic images of Sydney, including Circular Quai; Jewish Synagogue; Government House; St. Andrew's Cathedral; Botanic Gardens; Town Hall, The Museum, The University, Zig-Zag Railway, Blue Mountains.
Kalgoorlie, W.A. : E. S. Wigg & Son, . Oblong quarto, publisher's printed wrappers (lower edge discoloured, some small tears), original cord ties,  pp, illustrated with half-tone photographic views of Kalgoorlie and Boulder, a very good copy. Four copies are recorded in Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; …
TANAKA, Ryozo, ed.
[Tokyo: Shomi-do, 1932]. Oblong quarto, silk-bound boards with ribbon binding, unpaginated, title page, two maps printed in colour, 48 leaves of photographic plates interlined with tissue, colophon, a fine copy in the original lettered cardboard box. Scarce in this condition.
Sydney : Epworth Press, [c.1919]. First (and only) edition. Oblong octavo, publisher's printed grey wrappers. 48 pp, all half tone black and white photographic plates, internally clean and sound. Scarce. These photographs of the Berrima Internment Camp were taken by D. Speer, a Bowral photographer. Among the images are numerous shots of the internees on …
ILES, A.J. (Arthur James), 1870-1943
Rotorua, N.Z. : A.J. Iles, photographer, [c.195]. Oblong quarto, original brown card covers, front with lettering in white and pictorial onlay of children performing the “haka for a penny” (contemporary inscription at top corner), original ties, containing  leaves, the recto of each with a sepia tone permanent carbonette process photographic print tipped-in, a fine, …
Wellington, N.Z. : S. & W. Mackay, (Triad Office), n.d. [c.1900]. Oblong octavo, original decorative stiff wrappers and ties,  leaves with photographic illustrations printed recto only, including one folding panorama of Wellington, a near fine copy. The views are from all parts of both the North and South Island and include Christchurch, Napier, Whanganui …
[FRANCOIS, Philippe, 1859-1908] CAIRE, Nicholas; BAYLISS, Charles; KERRY, Charles
Nineteenth century photograph album, oblong folio (270 x 380 mm), original half dark green morocco over green pebbled cloth, the upper board lettered in gilt Australie. Ph. François 1888 and both boards with double gilt rule, spine with raised bands and gilt ornament, marbled endpapers, with  albumen print photographs by various Australian commercial photographers …
SPURLINGS PTY. LTD.
containing fifty artistic and up-to-date views by Spurlings Pty. Ltd. Launceston. Cover: … fifty-one artistic views. Launceston : Spurlings Pty. Ltd., [c.1925]. Oblong quarto, publisher's stiff pictorial wrappers (small amount of silverfishing to lower wrapper),  pp, all half tone photographic plates, contents exceptionally clean.
SPURLINGS PTY. LTD.
of all parts of the Garden Isle. / plates engraved, printed and bound at “The Examiner” and “Weekly Courier” offices ; photographs by Spurlings Pty. Ltd. Launceston : Spurlings, [c.1920]. Oblong folio (310 x 500 mm), original cloth backed pictorial stiff wrappers printed in gold, black and cream, staple bound,  pp, all half tone photographic …
PARIS. L'EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE
Paris : Nilsson, 212 rue de Rivoli, 1878. Small oblong octavo album, original blind blocked red cloth boards with gilt lettering and ornament to front, containing  albumen print photographs, each 66 x 101 mm, mounted recto only of  album leaves of thick card, all edges gilt, printed captions beneath each photograph; the albumen …
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890)
[Hobart : Samuel Clifford, circa 1873]. Quarto (300 x 245 mm), original tan coloured cloth with gilt stamped title and decoration to front board (rubbed, upper corners worn, spine softened at head and tail), front free-endpaper with contemporary inscription in brown ink S. Clifford Photo., containing 24 albumen print photographs (format 105 x 180 mm) laid …
[BRUCE, W.S., et al]
Series: Gowans's Nature Books no. 10. London : Gowans & Gray. 1907. Duodecimo, original plain wrappers in pictorial parchment dust jacket (heavily browned, as usual), pp [8 advertisements], 67, [5 advertisements], with black and white photographic illustrations; foxing to preliminaries and rear endpaper, otherwise contents clean and sound. Spence 202; Rosove 53.A1. Copies are recorded …
Photograph album, small square quarto, green cloth boards (rubbed), the front with Sunny Memories printed in red, containing approximately  amateur photographs, 80 x 100 mm or smaller, all window-mounted, the majority with accompanying typed caption labels,  being New Zealand scenes taken on the North Island, mostly in the Waikato region, between 1899 and 1901 …
Art Deco style large quarto album, original brown cloth boards, upper board with decorative device and title Photographs in gilt, contemporary manuscript paper title label to spine New Zealand, s.s. Taiping, Canberra, containing  window-mounted (i.e. removable) sepia carbon print photographs on card, in uniform format 120 x 165 mm, including views of Canberra (10), New …
1880-1885. A fine nineteenth century album of photographs compiled by a traveller. Oblong folio, 290 x 430 mm, full leather with blind tooled decoration, upper and lower boards with gilt ornament and upper board titled in gilt Australian Photographs, inner boards with gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, containing  albumen print photographs in …
FRANK DUNCAN & CO.
Auckland, N.Z. : Frank Duncan & Co., [c.1918]. Small oblong quarto, publisher's stiff wrappers lettered in gilt, original silk ties,  pp of half tone photographic plates and one folding leaf with triple panel panoramas recto and verso, a fine copy. Bagnall, D726. Only two copies are recorded in Australasian collections (Alexander Turnbull Library; Auckland …
MILLER, Thomas (publisher)
Maryborough, Qld. : Thomas Miller, [c. 1905]. Oblong quarto, original decorative green wrappers (some edge wear and loss to paper along spine), pp  text,  leaves of black and white photographic plates, some printed on blue paper, corners dog-eared, old waterstain to lower right corners resulting in some surface loss to the margins, otherwise …
Queensland. Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau.
Issued by the Queensland Government Intelligence & Tourist Bureau. Brisbane : Government Printer, [1911?]. Second edition. Oblong octavo, original pictorial wrappers (small amount of paper loss at foot of spine), 64 leaves of captioned photographic plates, a near fine copy.
Leather boards, 195 x 155 mm, loss along spine, marbled endpapers, containing  mounted photographs in various formats from 45 x 70 mm to 100 x 150 mm, each with typed caption label beneath, and  commercial postcards, mounted without caption labels; the album was evidently compiled by an unidentified British soldier stationed at Chaubatia …
Twelve albumen print photographs, each 140 x 200 mm, mounted recto and verso of three nineteenth century album pages, contemporary captions in French beneath most of the images, all are strong prints in fine condition, the pages free from foxing. Includes three superb views of Circular Quay; another of the harbour from Lavender Bay, and …
HART & CO.
[Cover title]. Honolulu, HI : Hart & Co., [c.1885]. Oblong duodecimo, original cloth backed red pebbled boards with blind gilt lettering and design (rubbed), containing concertina foldout with  (of  called for) panels of leporello views and scenes of Hawaii, including a 2 panel panorama of Honolulu; Throne Room, Iolani Palace; Waikiki and Diamond …
[Cover title]. Wagga Wagga : Hunter Bros., [c.1905]. Oblong octavo, original gilt lettered red card covers (lightly marked), title page with tipped-in printed label with date 1905, manuscript dedication and date 4/7/06,  leaves of beautifully tinted plates, a near fine copy. Scarce. A single copy is recorded in Australian collections (State Library of New …
Katoomba, N.S.W. : H. Phillips, n.d. [circa 1910]. Oblong folio (240 x 580 mm), publisher's brown thick paper wrappers, front with decorative lettering in blue and silver (a few light marks),  pp, photogravure process plates, including several stunning double-page panoramas (almost 1200 mm across), some pale foxing to a couple of the plates, otherwise …
Sydney : S. Wood, [c. 1914]. Oblong quarto, publisher's brown card covers with white lettering and pictorial onlay of harbour ferries to front, with presentation inscription 'To Harry, For Remembrance Sake, June 6th 1917', original silk ties,  pp with tipped-in sepia tone photographic plates, all interleaving intact, one of the best produced and most …
Cover title: 36 views Sydney : descriptive and illustrative, with panorama. Sydney : N.S.W. Bookstall Co., [c. 1905]. Small oblong quarto, publisher's green card covers with gilt embossed lettering and pictorial onlay to front (covers split from tail to mid-section of spine),  pp, all full-page photographic plates, with folding panorama at rear, internally clean, …
[STATES PUBLISHING CO.]
[s.l.] : States Publishing Co., [1906?]. Small oblong quarto, original printed wrappers (marked, rear wrapper with small loss to fore-edge), staples rusted,  text,  full-page collotype illustrations, internally clean and sound. Unrecorded in Australian collections.
EMPIRE PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION.
Melbourne : Osboldstone & Co., . Oblong quarto, original card covers with gilt lettering and State crest to front (nick to fore-edge),  sepia toned photographic plates with views of Melbourne and regional Victoria, a near fine copy. Copies are recorded in four Australian collections (Deakin University Library; Monash University Library; National Library of Australia; State Library of …
[GILL, S. T.].
From sketches in 1840 – 1849 by S. T. Gill, F. R. Nixon, S. Calvert & O. Korn. [Adelaide] : E. S. Wigg & Son, n.d. [c.1880]. Oblong folio, gilt-lettered half-morocco and pebbled cloth boards (stain to front board), expertly recased, hinges strengthened, with the original binder's ticket of Wigg & Son, Adelaide, patterned endpapers, …
Small oblong quarto, boards with gilt design to front,  leaves with approximately 120 mounted black and white snapshot photographs, dimensions ranging from 115 x 75 mm to 65 x 43 mm, a few with manuscript captions, showing scenes in Punjab and northern Himachal Pradesh (near Jammu and Kashmir), including Palampur and Shanan in Himachal Pradesh; …
SEARS, J.A. (John Alfred)
Cover title: Beautiful Victoria. Melbourne : Osboldstone [for the Victorian Government Advertising and Intelligence Bureau, Lands Department], [c.1910]. Oblong folio, 190 x 440 mm, original cloth backed paper wrappers with gilt lettering to upper wrapper (upper wrapper marked and with pale foxing, lower corner with small loss; lower wrapperwith staining and light creasing), title page …
KRUGER, Fred (1831-1888); CAIRE, Nicholas John (1837-1918) et al.
Between 1880 and 1885. A fine nineteenth century travel album of commercially produced photographs. Large quarto, 300 x 240 mm, full pigskin with tooled decoration and gilt rule, owner's name 'Frederick Brock' inscribed on the decorative title page, containing 48 large format albumen print photographs (average size approximately 210 x 150 mm), mounted back-to-back on …
[Germany] : s.n., [circa 1880]. Octavo, red boards with black lettering and decoration, concertina foldout with twelve panels of leporello views of cities of the world, including views of Sydney and Melbourne (on last panel), Philadelphia, Madrid, Stockholm, Paris, London and Berlin; a lengthy split along the fold between the first two panels, otherwise in …
and Walter Bentley Woodbury. Nevada City, Calif. : Carl Mautz Publishing, 2006. First edition, limited to 800 copies. Octavo, cloth boards in dustjacket, xxvii, 193 pp, illustrated, includes bibliographical references and index, a brand new copy. An indispensible reference work on the Woodburytype and its inventor, Englishman Walter Woodbury (1834-85), a pioneer photographer in Melbourne during the …
Oblong octavo, worn papered boards (paper lacking on spine), containing 36 private b/w photographs printed on Velox paper, format 80 x 60 mm, window-mounted recto and verso of 9 leaves, all in excellent condition and the majority with accompanying manuscript caption on the album page, the first 26 recording a British R.A.F. serviceman’s sojourn in …
PHILLIPS, H. (photographer)
Katoomba, N.S.W. : H. Phillips, n.d. [circa 1910]. Oblong folio (240 x 580 mm), publisher's fine pale green thick paper wrappers printed in two shades of blue (wrappers and contents with old vertical fold), stapled,  pp, almost exclusively photogravure process plates, internally very clean and sound, a lovely, fresh copy. Harry Phillips, born in …
PHILLIPS, H. (photographer)
Katoomba, N.S.W. : H. Phillips, n.d. [circa 1910]. Oblong folio (240 x 580 mm), publisher's green thick paper wrappers printed in blue and silver (wrappers and contents with old vertical fold), stapled,  pp, almost exclusively photogravure process plates, including a magnificent panorama of the Jamieson Valley; one of the photographs is dated 25.03.09; internally …
[Germany] : s.n., [circa 1880]. Octavo, blue boards with gilt embossedlettering and decoration, concertina foldout with twelve panels. Leporello views of Sydney and Melbourne. The Sydney views include the shortlived International Exhibition Building (the Garden Palace), which was built for the Exhibition of 1879-80 and destroyed by fire in 1882; the Australian Museum; Post Office; …
Oblong octavo, 150 x 190 mm, brown card covers, the front embossed 'Souvenir', original silk cord ties,  leaves of card with window mounts recto and verso, containing a total of  gelatin silver photographs, each 82 x 115 mm, contemporary caption in ink to the album page beneath each photograph, the prints and album …
Cover title: Series of magnificent views illustrating scenes along the North South Highway, Northern Territory, Australia. Payneham, South Australia : C. A. Pitt, [c.1950]. Oblong quarto, pictorial limp wrappers, 16 pp, black and white photographic plates, a very good copy.
[LONG, HARRY ALFRED, 1825-1905]
Presentation photograph album, quarto (300 x 230 mm), full leather binding with brass decoration to front and gilt ornament to spine, working brass clasp, the first leaf with calligraphic dedication 'Presented to Harry Alfred Long, Esq., on the occasion of his leaving Glasgow, by the Directors of the Glasgow United Young Men's Christian Association, as …
Cover title: 28 views illustrating Hamilton Frankton and Waikato River. Auckland : Fergusson, [circa 1915]. Oblong small quarto, paper covers with gilt lettering (chipped and with mild staining), original cord ties, verso of title page with inscription dated 1915, owner's stamp of Norman de Pomeroy, 20 pp, illustrated with monochrome half tone photographic plates by Cartwright, …
Perth [W.A.] : R.S. Sampson, [circa 1923]. Small oblong quarto, printed wrappers, stapled,  pp, illustrated with full page hal tone photographic plates, a very good copy. Subjects include Soldiers' Convalescent Home, Kalamunda; new G.P.O. Perth (completed in 1923, which helps to date this publication); Perth from an aeroplane; the bridge at Middle Swan; Mylor …
[Cover title]. Wellington, N.Z. : Tanner Bros, [circa 1910]. Oblong quarto, embossed card covers (front with mild foxing and staining, edges chipped), original cord ties, owner's inscription to title page, printed on thick matte paper,  pages with 21 half tone photographic reproductions of Tanner Bros. postcards of Maori, internally clean and sound. Unrecorded in …
Valentine & Sons Publishing Co. Ltd
Sydney : Valentine & Sons Publishing Co. Ltd, [circa 1930]. Foldout of 9 photogravure views of scenery of the Gloucester district, in the hinterland of the mid north coast of New South Wales, each 100 x 140 mm, folding into card wallet, 105 x 150 mm, designed to be sent through the post, all views …
HART, Ludovico (attributed)
Albumen print photograph, 210 x 285 mm, laid down on its original album leaf of thin card, no photographer's imprint; the albumen print is in good condition with excellent tonal range, a small surface blemish to the right of the Aboriginal figures in lower left corner, and some fading towards the upper and right margins; …