HODGSON & GRAVES (publishers); Samuel CARTER HALL (editor); William Henry FOX TALBOT (photographer )
The Art-Union. A monthly journal of Fine Arts. Volumes I-X ( 1839-1848). Complete set. Including an original calotype photograph by Fox Talbot in Volume VIII, June 1846.
London : Hodgson & Graves, 1839 – 1848. Ten volumes, quarto (290 x 230 mm), uniform contemporary gilt-ruled half green morocco over marbled papered boads (rubbed), spines with gilt-lettered title and year and raised bands (sunned), marbled edges and endpapers, continuous pagination (average of 40-60 pp per issue), text printed in three columns, all the …
WRIGHT, George P[arkinson]. (photographer and publisher)
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 …
[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 …
[EDWARD, PRINCE OF WALES, 1894-1972)
An archive of private photographs documenting the visit of HRH Edward, Prince of Wales (the future Edward VIII) to Australia and New Zealand in 1920, annotated by the Prince himself and originally forming part of his correspondence with his mistress, Freda Dudley Ward.
Group of 18 black and white photographs taken by various photographers in the Prince’s entourage during his Australasian tour in 1920, different formats to 155 x 110 mm; most are annotated verso in pencil in Edward’s own hand; one, of the Australian Prime Minister Billy Hughes, bears a deprecatory caption in ink recto; the group is …
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.
[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);  leaves of thick card, containing 4 cabinet card format portrait photographs of Lazarist missionary Father Jacques …
PHILLIPS, H. (Harry), 1873-1944
Willoughby, N.S.W. : H. Phillips, . Oblong quarto (220 x 340mm), publisher’s brown wrappers (detached) with decorative lettering in yellow,  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.
[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  panels of views of New Zealand including Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland, …
[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 …
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  leaves of thick card with 20 albumen silver photographs (photographer unidentified) of the University of Cambridge, in uniform format 150 x 205 …
[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  leaves of thick card with 152 sepia printing-out paper photographs of Chinese export furniture, probably destined for …
THE LIVERPOOL DRY PLATE AND PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY
[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] The Liverpool Dry Plate and Photographic Printing Company. Price list of Collodio-Bromide plates.
Liverpool, U.K. : Henry Greenwood, Printer, . 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 …
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. …
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; …
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 …
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 …