Photograph Albums

  • # 21594

    HEDLUND, Roy James; WEBB, L.R.

    Photograph album documenting the field-collecting of indigenous artefacts in New Guinea and the Solomons, 1962.

    Quarto size ring-bound album (290 x 240 mm), the cover inscribed ‘Hedlund and Webb / 1962’, containing 110 original black and white photographs, all in format 82 x 105 mm or 105 x 82 mm, documenting the field-collecting by Americans Roy James Hedlund and L.R. Webb of indigenous artefacts in New Guinea and the Solomon …

  • # 19499


    Views of Fremantle, Western Australia by The Nonpariel Photographic Co.

    [Cover title]. [Fremantle? Perth?] : The Nonpariel Photographic Co., [1892]. Late nineteenth century album, oblong quarto (245 x 310 mm), original blind blocked pebbled cloth boards (bowed, some flecking and mild staining), upper board with original red morocco title label lettered in gilt ‘Views of Fremantle, Western Australia by The Nonpariel Photographic Co.’; floral-patterned lining …

  • # 21086


    [LEPORELLO] Album of Tasmania

    [Germany] : s.n., [c.1888]. Octavo, original cloth backed blue pebbled boards with gilt embossed lettering and decoration, including the Australian coat of arms, containing a leporello concertina foldout with [12] panels of views of Tasmania; internally very good.  

  • # 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 …

  • # 19138

    PHILLIPS, H. (Harry), 1873-1944

    Nature’s masterpiece : Jenolan Caves N.S.W.

    Willoughby, N.S.W. : H. Phillips, [1913]. Oblong quarto (220 x 340mm), publisher’s brown wrappers (detached) with decorative lettering in yellow, [36] pp, chiefly half tone photographic illustrations; internally clean, a good copy. Harry Phillips, born in Ballarat in 1873, established himself as a photographer, printer and publisher in Katoomba from 1908, later relocating to Sydney.

  • # 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, …

  • # 15714

    [SCOTT, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912]

    An album of photographs documenting Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova expedition, 1910-1913; [together with] A manuscript plan of the Discovery, and two letters of Scott relating to the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04.

    1. A rare photographic chronicle of the most celebrated expedition in the history of polar exploration, Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, officially known as the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913. Album of press photographs by various English and New Zealand agencies, 1910-1913. Small folio (310 x 220 mm), original green cloth boards (rubbed and …

  • # 18219

    Photographers unknown. [CLOUGH, Anne Jemima, 1820-1892]; [LINDT, John William, 1845-1926]

    [WOMEN’S EDUCATION] Photograph album of the University of Cambridge, compiled by a graduate of Newnham College. Bound in Melbourne, early 1890s.

    Photograph album by J.W. Lindt, Melbourne, early 1890s. Oblong quarto, padded leather with gilt blind-tooling stamped ‘From J.W. Lindt’s Studio, Melbourne’, lining papers with floral decoration in gold, all edges gilt, containing [12] leaves of thick card with 20 albumen silver photographs (photographer unidentified) of the University of Cambridge, in uniform format 150 x 205 …

  • # 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 …

  • # 18142


    [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] The Liverpool Dry Plate and Photographic Printing Company. Price list of Collodio-Bromide plates.

    Liverpool, U.K. : Henry Greenwood, Printer, [1873]. Octavo sheet, 200 x 125 mm, printed recto only; [together with] the original covering letter relating to the price list, in manuscript on the company letterhead, octavo, 2 pp, written by the owner Peter Mawdsley to an American customer, George May Powell, dated 6 September 1873, explaining the …

  • # 15940

    [MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY; ARGENTINA] Agar Cross & Co., Buenos Aires : a photographic archive, c 1912

    A group of twenty-one large format bromide print photographs (230 x 150 mm), all unmounted (some minor edge tears and curling, but overall good condition), showing the premises of the major Argentinian manufacturing import enterprise, Agar Cross & Co. Ltd, Buenos Aires, c 1912. Photographer unknown. Most of the photographs bear a typed caption verso. …

  • # 12879

    Views of Western Australia’s cities of gold

    Kalgoorlie, W.A. : E. S. Wigg &​ Son, [1918]. Oblong quarto, publisher's printed wrappers (lower edge discoloured, some small tears), original cord ties, [23] 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; …

  • # 12786

    SPEER, D.

    48 views of the Concentration Camp, Berrima, New South Wales, Australia, 1914-1919.

    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 …

  • # 11954

    Album of New Zealand views

    Wellington, N.Z. : S. & W. Mackay, (Triad Office), n.d. [c.1900]. Oblong octavo, original decorative stiff wrappers and ties, [35] 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 …

  • # 11350

    [FRANCOIS, Philippe, 1859-1908] CAIRE, Nicholas; BAYLISS, Charles; KERRY, Charles

    [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM] Australie. Ph. François 1888

    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 [51] albumen print photographs by various Australian commercial photographers …

  • # 11364


    Tasmania illustrated : a complete pictorial record containing 122 views

    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, [48] pp, all half tone photographic …