Photograph Albums

  • # 43682

    WRIGHT. Geo. P. (George Parkinson)

    Brisbane illustrated : a series of twelve views of some of the principal public buildings and scenery of the city / photographed and published by Geo P. Wright.

    Brisbane : Geo. P. Wright, James Street, Fortitude Valley, 1875. Oblong elephant folio (340 x 440 mm), original half black morocco over dark green cloth ruled in gilt, upper board titled in gilt (boards rubbed, spine somewhat worn); marbled endpapers, title-leaf printed in red and black, [12] albumen print photographs in more or less uniform …

  • # 42611

    "The Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition"

    The house New Zealand built in England

    London : The Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition, 1950. Oblong quarto, full crushed red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, the panels ruled and lettered in gilt, spine in compartments with raised bands, ruled in gilt, all edges gilt, endpapers creased, introductory text, 35 original photographs mounted on cards with printed captions opposite. Ex-library the …

  • # 26481

    Photographer unknown.

    [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM; CHINA] Through the Yantze Gorges.

    [Title stamped on upper board]. Photograph album, probably dating to the late 1890s. Large oblong quarto (240 x 375 mm), original quarter black morocco over black cloth boards, upper board with gilt rule and gilt-stamped title ‘THROUGH THE YANTZE [sic] GORGES.’ (loss of backstrip, remaining leather worn), silk lining papers, containing [138] silver albumen prints …

  • # 39619


    Photographic Memoirs: Visit to Launceston of September’s Prettiest Bride (Mrs W. H. Dando).

    With Compliments from Burrows’ Studios, Launceston, 1926. Photograph album, oblong folio (240 x 340 mm), original burgundy crushed morocco over boards with gilt-stamped initials ‘T.D.’ (Thelma Dando) to front (upper boards with a few scuff marks; lower board with the leather worn at fore-edge); gilt-stamped title leaf, followed by [20] sepia-tone gelatin silver print photographs …

  • # 39212

    RIEMER, Gustav Adolf (1842-1899)

    Group of original photographs from a Prussian expedition to the Far East and South Seas, 1874-77.

    Six stereoscopic albumen print photographs, individual images 68 x 68 mm, mounted in identical pairs to the back of the original embossed mounts of thin black card, each 85 x 175 mm, rectos with the photographer’s original pencilled sequence numbers at lower right corners, versos with later pencilled sequence numbers corresponding to the numbers of …

  • # 18893

    [JAMAR, Jacques]; [COMET, Rita]

    Photograph album containing portraits of a Belgian Lazarist missionary to China, and including a group of late Qing traditional paper and silk Chinese dolls. Circa 1903-1964

    Photograph album, circa 1900. Small oblong quarto (165 x 235 mm), half morocco with ornamental gilt rule over faux crocodile papered boards, original floral-patterned lining papers, front pastedown with binder’s ticket of bookseller and stationer Gilon, Verviers (Belgium); [20] leaves of thick card, containing 4 cabinet card format portrait photographs of Lazarist missionary Father Jacques …

  • # 18176


    Japanese merchant’s catalogue of Chinese export furniture, with original mounted photographs.

    [Japan] : M. Takamatsu, [c.1910]. Quarto, 250 x 190 mm, bound in Japanese folding accordion style, in the original wooden boards (textile coverings perished), wet stamp of the merchant ‘M. Takamatsu’ to front and rear pastedowns, comprising [38] leaves of thick card with 152 sepia printing-out paper photographs of Chinese export furniture, probably destined for …

  • # 35256


    [NEW GUINEA] Official record of the unveiling of the Mount Lamington memorial, Popondetta Cemetery, Papua.

    [Canberra : Commonwealth Government Printer, 1953?]. Oblong folio (230 x 355 mm), original green cloth over boards, rivet bound, [4] leaves with text (rectos only), followed by [9] leaves each with a mounted gelatin silver print photograph and printed caption (rectos only); as well as images documenting the unveiling ceremony itself, the photographs include two of the …

  • # 31897

    ASHTON, Robert (1950 - )

    ‘Into the hollow mountains’ – photographs by Robert Ashton (signed copy)

    Text edited by Mark Gillespie. Melbourne : Outback Press, 1974. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers (edges rubbed, light surface wear, small area of mousing to edge of upper wrapper and extreme margin of a few leaves), pp. 96, a few light marks, previous owner’s name to title page, a good copy. Signed by Robert Ashton on …

  • # 28496

    [NETTLETON, Charles, 1826-1902]

    Photographic Views of Victoria

    Photograph album, quarto (270 x 220 mm), original full black morocco over heavy boards, upper board with gilt-tooled ornament and title, silk endpapers, the front free-endpaper with a contemporary inscription in ink: ‘A Souvenir of Victoria. To Mrs. Rose from A. & S. M. Melbourne, 4th January 1882’; containing [36] albumen print photographs individually mounted …

  • # 26213


    Views of Whakarewarewa : the hot springs of New Zealand

    Christchurch, NZ : Whitcombe & Tombs, [1903?]. Small oblong quarto (210 x 270 mm), original pictorial wrappers (light handling wear, lower wrapper with publisher’s advertisement, [36] ff., full-page black-and-white photographic views with printed captions; light foxing to bottom margin of title leaf, else internally clean; a very good copy. Features 14 photographic views of Whakarewarewa, …

  • # 26134

    HAZELL, Denis H. (1897 - 1930)

    Picturesque Hongkong

    Hongkong : Ye Olde Printerie, circa 1925. Oblong folio, string bound lettered card wrappers with pasted on photograph of Hong Kong (upper left corner with paper restoration), title page with pasted on photograph (stained) pp. [vi – foreword]; 26 photographs tipped-on to 24 sheets (the final photographed chipped to one corner, the others fine) with …

  • # 22385

    Photographer unknown.

    [GOLD MINING] Photograph album compiled by a globetrotting mining engineer between 1900 and 1910, with his unique panoramic views of the King of the Hills mine in Western Australia, and topographical views in West Africa, Colombia, and the Caucasus, many of them documenting gold mining enterprises.

    Late nineteenth century photograph album, oblong folio (280 x 370 mm), half calf over black crushed morocco ruled in gilt (heavily worn, front board detached), all edges gilt, containing a total of 150+ silver gelatin photographs (and one albumen print) mounted on thick leaves; over 50 of the photographs were taken with a special panoramic …

  • # 23023

    WRIGHT, George P[arkinson]. (photographer and publisher)

    Brisbane and Environs Illustrated: Twelve Views of the Scenery of the City and Neighbourhood.

    Second Series … [Contents …] Photographed by Geo. P. Wright, Creek Street, (Opposite the Union Bank) Brisbane. MDCCCLXXVIII. At head of title: Under the Patronage of His Excellency the Governor. Brisbane : George P. Wright [printed by Cleghorn & Co.], 1878. Oblong folio, original half morocco over brown cloth boards with gilt lettering (boards marked and …

  • # 21848

    TANAKA, Ryozo, ed.

    The “Sino-Japanese Disturbances” souvenir album. Shanghai. 1932

    [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.

  • # 19134


    [LEPORELLO] Album of New Zealand

    [Germany] : s.n., [c.1888]. Octavo, original cloth backed blue pebbled boards with gilt embossed lettering and decoration, including the Australian coat of arms (rubbed and sunned, some chipping to fore-edges, backstrip with loss in a couple of spots), containing a leporello concertina foldout with [12] panels of views of New Zealand including Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland, …