Rare Books

  • # 15247

CESAREO, Agostino

L’arte del navigare, con il regimento della Tramontana e del sole; e la vera regola et osservanza del flusso e reflusso delle acque sotto breve compendio ridotta.

    # 15247

    CESAREO, Agostino

    L’arte del navigare, con il regimento della Tramontana e del sole; e la vera regola et osservanza del flusso e reflusso delle acque sotto breve compendio ridotta.

    [No place], 1587. Manuscript, quarto; 66 leaves followed by 13 leaves with additions in a different hand, 8 full-page illustrations (including one of the Southern Cross constellation), 4 with volvelles (movable paper figures); with a dedication to Don Pietro Borgia, Prince of Squillace (d. c.1624), dated 1587, and an accompanying sonnet; contemporary limp vellum sewn …

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    # 15303

    [HONG KONG]. Installation of Bro. F. F. Duckworth. 2nd December, 1930.

    Zetland Lodge No. 525, E.C. Hong Kong.Small quarto, printed embossed cards (some marks), pp. 12, toasts, menu, list of officers and members. Hong Kong masonic ephemeron.

  • # 15269

FRASER, Malcolm, KCMG (1834-1900)

Sir Malcolm Fraser, second Surveyor General, Colonial Secretary, Government Administrator and Lieutenant Governor of Western Australia; later Agent General for the Colony in the United Kingdom : an important archive of documents and correspondence, 1852-1898.

    # 15269

    FRASER, Malcolm, KCMG (1834-1900)

    Sir Malcolm Fraser, second Surveyor General, Colonial Secretary, Government Administrator and Lieutenant Governor of Western Australia; later Agent General for the Colony in the United Kingdom : an important archive of documents and correspondence, 1852-1898.

    Born in Gloucestershire in 1834, Malcolm Fraser emigrated to New Zealand after qualifying as a surveyor, where he held a series of government positions in Auckland, Christchurch and Hokitika from 1857 until 1869. In 1870 he emigrated to Western Australia. He was immediately appointed as the successor to John Septimus Roe, the Colony’s first Surveyor General, a position which …

  • # 15271

GREENWOOD, John; SPEAK, Henry

A small archive of letters relating to the Baptist community at Constitution Hill, Van Diemen’s Land, 1860-62.

$3,000.00

    # 15271

    GREENWOOD, John; SPEAK, Henry

    A small archive of letters relating to the Baptist community at Constitution Hill, Van Diemen’s Land, 1860-62.

    The unpublished letters in this recently discovered archive were written at Constitution Hill, north of Hobart Town, by John Greenwood (1778-1866), a devout Baptist and uncle of the noted early Tasmanian Baptist, Henry Speak. They are addressed to Greenwood’s former Baptist friends in New York State, where Greenwood had lived for a period earlier in his life after emigrating …

  • The Auckland Times. Tempora mutantur Nos Non mutamur in illis. Vol. 1 Tuesday November 8 1842 No. 17
[FALWASSER, Henry, editor]
# 11220

    # 11220

    [FALWASSER, Henry, editor]

    The Auckland Times. Tempora mutantur Nos Non mutamur in illis. Vol. 1 Tuesday November 8 1842 No. 17

    Auckland : Printed (In a Mangle) and Published by Henry Falwasser, Sole Editor and Proprietor, 1842. Large folio sheet, 2 leaves (integral), printed recto only, in a variety of printing types on a washing mangle; subscriber’s (?) names ‘Mr. & Mrs Sim’ in brown ink beneath the masthead; tear to blank corner of initial leaf; …

  • [ANTI-NAZISM; CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] Eine Mauer um uns baue.
Anonymous artist; [WIECHERT, Ernst 1887-1950]
# 14903

    # 14903

    Anonymous artist; [WIECHERT, Ernst 1887-1950]

    [ANTI-NAZISM; CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] Eine Mauer um uns baue.

    [Germany, circa 1937]. Calligraphic manuscript. Small folio (320 x 230 mm), original quarter cloth over papered boards with onlaid manuscript title to front 'Ernst Wiechert. Eine Mauer um uns Baue'; stitch bound; pp 44, calligraphic manuscript in red and black inks; scattered mild foxing, confined to the margins of the leaves; else fine. Ernst Wiechert …

  • Satyrs and Sunlight (the author’s personal copy)
[LINDSAY, Norman]. McCRAE, Hugh
# 14880

    # 14880

    [LINDSAY, Norman]. McCRAE, Hugh

    Satyrs and Sunlight (the author’s personal copy)

    Being the collected poetry of Hugh McCrae. Illustrated and decorated by Norman Lindsay, with an introduction by Thomas Earp. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1928. Quarto, full crushed morocco with gilt decoration (rubbed), top edge gilt, other edges uncut, pp. 175, numerous full page plates after Norman Lindsay. Limited to 550 copies printed on handmade …

  • Lysistrata By Aristophanes (Hugh McCrae’s copy of the deluxe edition)
LINDSAY, Jack; LINDSAY, Norman
# 14881

    # 14881

    LINDSAY, Jack; LINDSAY, Norman

    Lysistrata By Aristophanes (Hugh McCrae’s copy of the deluxe edition)

    Done into English verse by Jack Lindsay with illustrations and decorations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney: Fanfrolico Press, 1925. Quarto, quarter blue morocco over gilt-illustrated papered boards (edges rubbed), manuscript note tipped-on to the front free endpaper by Hugh McCrae, Lindsay illustrations in the text and 4 large tipped-in plates by Norman Lindsay on peach coloured …

  • Letters of opera singer Lucy Escott, sent from Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland to New York, 1863-64
ESCOTT, Lucy Evans (née Grant, 1828, Springfield, Illinois, U.S.A. - 1895, France)
# 14867

    # 14867

    ESCOTT, Lucy Evans, née Grant (1828, Springfield, Illinois, U.S.A. - 1895, France)

    Letters of opera singer Lucy Escott, sent from Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland to New York, 1863-64

    A group of 4 letters written by American opera singer Lucy Escott during the tour of William Saurin Lyster’s opera company to Australia and New Zealand in 1863-64, addressed to her brother Luther Grant in Dansville, New York; each letter is accompanied by its original envelope (postage stamps removed); due to the Civil War in …

  • Aboriginal Customs (By Miss M. Brown, Missionary)
BROWN, Miss M.; ABORIGINES INLAND MISSION
# 14948

    # 14948

    BROWN, Miss M.; ABORIGINES INLAND MISSION

    Aboriginal Customs (By Miss M. Brown, Missionary)

    [Drop title]. Sydney : Aborigines Inland Mission of Australia, [between 1930 and 1934]. Duodecimo, [4] pp; fine.  This leaflet, which deals with the concept of the divine in Aboriginal belief systems, appears to be unrecorded. Miss M. Brown, a daughter of the Archdeacon of Perth, worked as a missionary with the Aborigines Inland Mission from …

  • [PLANNED INVASION OF AUSTRALIA] 濠洲寫眞帳 : 附・新西蘭. [Gōshū shashinchō: tsuketari, Nyū Jīrando.]
Japan. Rikugun. Gun, Dai 16. Shireibu [Imperial Japanese Army. HQ of the 16th Army in Java]
# 14895

    # 14895

    Japan. Rikugun. Gun, Dai 16. Shireibu [Imperial Japanese Army. HQ of the 16th Army in Java]

    [PLANNED INVASION OF AUSTRALIA] 濠洲寫眞帳 : 附・新西蘭. [Gōshū shashinchō: tsuketari, Nyū Jīrando.]

    [=Photo Album of Australia]. [Jakarta?] : Osamu Shūdan Shireibu, Shōwa 17 [1942]. Oblong folio (250 x 400 mm), original half cloth over papered boards, printed title to upper board; pp 12, 258, chiefly black and white photographic plates with captions in English and Japanese, maps (folding); a good copy. A rare and important album relating …

  • Jottings in Australia: or, Notes on the flora and fauna of Victoria
HANNAFORD, Samuel (1827-1874)
# 14953

    # 14953

    HANNAFORD, Samuel (1827-1874)

    Jottings in Australia: or, Notes on the flora and fauna of Victoria

    :  with a catalogue of the more common plants, their habitats and dates of flowering. Melbourne : James J. Blundell Co., 1856. Small octavo, original limp roan with title in gilt to front, spine with contemporary paper label in manuscript (some loss at head and tail), pp [iv], [1], 100 (interleaved with blank pages); the …

  • [FISHER’S GHOST] Une cause célèbre en Australie. L’esprit.
[LANG, John, 1816-64]

# 7006

    # 7006

    [LANG, John, 1816-64]

    [FISHER’S GHOST] Une cause célèbre en Australie. L’esprit.

    IN: L'ami de la maison, Paris : Paulin et Le Chevalier, vol. 1 no 11, March 20 1856, pp161-67 and vol. 1 no. 12, March 27 1856, pp177-82, each part with 3 engraved illustrations; contained within a bound volume of nos. 1-25 (the complete first volume), January-June 1856, quarto, contemporary quarter calf over marbled papered …

  • [THE FIRST METEOROLOGICAL MAP] Bibliothèque universelle et historique de l’année MDCLXXXVII
[HALLEY, Edmond, 1656-1742]
# 14869

    # 14869

    [HALLEY, Edmond, 1656-1742]

    [THE FIRST METEOROLOGICAL MAP] Bibliothèque universelle et historique de l’année MDCLXXXVII

    A Amsterdam, Chez Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom, & van Someren, 1687. Tome quatrième. Duodecimo, contemporary full calf (rubbed), spine with raised bands with gilt ornament and lettering, edges speckled red, title with woodcut vignette, pp 552, [24 index], with [1] folding copperplate map (148 x 480 mm) and [1] folding copperplate diagram; with woodcut vignettes; woodcut …

  • The English, Scottish and Australian Bank Limited. Port Darwin, N.T.
E.S. & A. BANK LIMITED
# 14873

    # 14873

    E.S. & A. BANK LIMITED

    The English, Scottish and Australian Bank Limited. Port Darwin, N.T.

    [Australia : E.S. & A. Bank, between 1893 and 1899]. Blank cheque with stub intact, 84 x 263 mm; embossed 1d duty stamp at upper right; in good condition. “The English, Scottish & Australian Bank Limited was a former bank which was founded in 1852 by Royal Charter in London and was known as the …

  • [GEELONG; EQUESTRIAN] Prince Leo II. Champion pony stallion.
C. JONES
# 14900

    # 14900

    C. JONES

    [GEELONG; EQUESTRIAN] Prince Leo II. Champion pony stallion.

    Geelong : Oglethorpe Printer [for C. Jones], [c.1918]. Oblong duodecimo, original illustrated wrappers (creased and lightly marked), [4] pp; scattered foxing. This pamphlet, which appears unrecorded, was produced for C. Jones, proprietor of Sadonia stud, Marshall Street, Geelong. The latest internal date is 1917.

  • New Orleans Mardi Gras 1881. Schedule of special train. New York to New Orleans and return
# 15121

    # 15121

    New Orleans Mardi Gras 1881. Schedule of special train. New York to New Orleans and return

    via B & O, O & M, and Jackson Route. Carrying the members and guests of the 71st Regt., NGSNY. Lithographed card, 150 x 76 mm (5 3/4 x 3 inches) folded, printed in green ink, 4 panels with decorative lettering and vignette illustrations of the soldiers celebrating Mardi Gras, and scenes on the train …

  • The Mitchell Mind Reader : tells your age, or year, month, or day of birth.
MITCHELL & CO.
# 14899

    # 14899

    MITCHELL & CO.

    The Mitchell Mind Reader : tells your age, or year, month, or day of birth.

    West Footscray, Vic. : Mitchell & Co., [c.1900]. Eight lithographed cards, each 153 x 100 mm, printed recto and verso in black on red card, with vignette illustrations of Mitchell & Co.’s farming machinery; complete and in fine condition. Instructions (verso of card No. 1): “These cards are numbered from 1 to 8. Place card …

  • Australian horses from paddock to park : a treatise on the scientific handling, breaking, educating,
McGILLIVRAY, D.
# 14956

    # 14956

    McGILLIVRAY, D.

    Australian horses from paddock to park : a treatise on the scientific handling, breaking, educating,

    and the general handling of horses; with upwards of 105 splendid illustrations, obtained by instantaneous photography whilst the author was at work upon the wild and raw material. Sydney : William Brooks, 1902. Octavo, original blind blocked green cloth (boards rubbed and marked), gilt lettering to upper board, spine also lettered in gilt (sections of loss …

  • Oh Australia!
STANTON, Don E.
# 14882

    # 14882

    STANTON, Don E.

    Oh Australia!

    Bermagui Sth., N.S.W. : Maranatha Revival Crusade, [1979]. Series: Monthly Message, no. 26. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with stain), stapled, 112 pp, illustrated; a couple of annotations in biro, otherwise a very good copy. “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people” (title page). Christian religious pamphlet written by an …

  • Furnishing the home
W.W. CAMPBELL & CO.
# 14885

    # 14885

    W.W. CAMPBELL & CO.

    Furnishing the home

     / With the compliments of W.W. Campbell & Co. Ltd., Furnishing Warehousemen, 249 Clarence St., Sydney. Sydney : W.W. Campbell &​ Company Limited, [betwen 1925 and 1930]. Large quarto, original thick paper wrappers with colour pictorial onlay (upper wrapper with loss at top corner), 87 pp, chiefly illustrated; tiny amount of pale foxing, otherwise internally clean …

  • [MELBOURNE] Farewell menu for Basil Manly Tabuteau, of the Brighton District Football Club
[TABUTEAU, Basil Manly, 1898-1982]
# 14902

    # 14902

    [TABUTEAU, Basil Manly, 1898-1982]

    [MELBOURNE] Farewell menu for Basil Manly Tabuteau, of the Brighton District Football Club

    [Melbourne : s.n.], 1926. Lithographed card, 375 x 210 mm, printed recto only, with vignette illustrations including a view of Tabuteau's house, “Warrain”, in Sandown Street, Middle Brighton; pale foxing and staining, a few edge tears. Basil Manly Tabuteau (1898-1982) was the only child of Joseph August Tabuteau and Louisa Tabuteau. He married Thelma Soutter …

  • Masonite home plans : also garages, interiors & storage walls.
MASONITE CORPORATION (AUSTRALIA)
# 14897

    # 14897

    MASONITE CORPORATION (AUSTRALIA)

    Masonite home plans : also garages, interiors & storage walls.

    [s.l.] : Masonite Corporation, [between 1950 and 1960]. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 43 pp, illustrated; a good copy. Copies are recorded in five Australian collections (Deakin University Library; Monash University Library; State Library of Victoria; Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales)

  • Mademoiselle Lili au Jardin des Plantes
Par un Papa [By a Father]
# 13867

    # 13867

    "Par un Papa"

    Mademoiselle Lili au Jardin des Plantes

    Paris : J. Hetzel, [c.1900]. Quarto, illustrated boards with light marks, pp i-xxii + advertisements, minor foxing limited to edges of leaves. A father treats his son and daughter to a walk through the Jardin des Plantes, the Parisian botanical gardens. Whilst visiting the Ménagerie the family visits a wide range of animals, including wombats and …

  • Hunters and fishers : or, sketches of primitive races in the lands beyond the sea.
SINNETT, Mrs. Percy
# 14915

    # 14915

    SINNETT, Mrs. Percy

    Hunters and fishers : or, sketches of primitive races in the lands beyond the sea.

    London : Chapman and Hall, 1846. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, marbled edges, boards rubbed, some splitting along creases, pp. 146, four chromolithograph plates (including a 'Kangaroo Hunt in New South Wales'), a fine copy. Includes a twenty-page chapter on Australian Aborigines with discussion fo their customs and habits. Specific mention is made to Aborigines of New …

  • [THYLACINE] Official Guide to the Zoological Society of London.
MITCHELL, Peter Chalmers
# 14950

    # 14950

    MITCHELL, Peter Chalmers

    [THYLACINE] Official Guide to the Zoological Society of London.

    Cover title: The Zoological Society, London. Official Guide to the Gardens Regents Park. London : Harrison & Sons [for The Zoological Society], [1929]. 26th edition. Royal octavo, original pictorial stiff wrappers (a little creased), pp i-xviii, 1-106, xix-xxii, photographic illustrations, folding map; bottom corners dog-eared and some damp marks to outer leaves; else a good …

  • The History of the Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham.
GODWIN, William (1756-1836)
# 13878

    # 13878

    GODWIN, William (1756-1836)

    The History of the Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham.

    London : Printed for the author, and sold by G. Kearsley… 1783. First edition. Octavo, rebound in early 19th century cloth-covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, hinges with some splitting, boards scuffed, head and tail of spine with minor wear; pp. xv; 302; some foxing to preliminaries, a minor tear on page 81, a few …

  • A history of Aboriginal lands and reserves in Victoria, 1835-1975
FELTON, Philip E.
# 14871

    # 14871

    FELTON, Philip E.

    A history of Aboriginal lands and reserves in Victoria, 1835-1975

    Melbourne : [The author], 1980. “Not for publication or quotation” (head of text). Folio, roneo typescript, stapled, 13 pp; bibliography pp 12-13; the first page is endorsed “Session 2”, suggesting that this was a conference paper; tiny section of silverfishing at top of first page, otherwise in good condition.  “Overview of the history of Victorian …

  • Report of the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Working Party of South Australia, June 1978.
COCKS, C.H.
# 14883

    # 14883

    COCKS, C.H.

    Report of the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Working Party of South Australia, June 1978.

    Adelaide : Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Working Party of South Australia, 1978. Folio, pcloth backed printed wrappers, 130 pp, [4] leaves of maps; a very good copy. 

  • [ABORIGINES] From the barrel of a gun : questions to aid interpretation
MARKUS, Andrew
# 14905

    # 14905

    MARKUS, Andrew

    [ABORIGINES] From the barrel of a gun : questions to aid interpretation

    [Melbourne : The author, 1974?]. Quarto, 5 pp, stapled, roneo printed; mild horizontal crease, but a good copy.  Questions prepared by the author, Andrew Markus, to aid interpretation of his book From the barrel of a gun : the oppression of the Aborigines, 1860-1900 (West Melbourne, Vic. : Victorian Historical Association, 1974), which focuses on conflict between …

  • Manuscript letter relating to 1930s Central Australian explorer Michael Terry
BARNARD, Charlotte; [TERRY, Michael, 1899-1981]
# 14909

    # 14909

    BARNARD, Charlotte; [TERRY, Michael, 1899-1981]

    Manuscript letter relating to 1930s Central Australian explorer Michael Terry

    Manuscript letter of Charlotte Barnard, widow of outback explorer and writer Michael Terry, addressed to Mrs. Hall, sister of Terry's fellow explorer during the early 1930s, the bushman Ben Nicker, informing her of Michael Terry's recent death; headed Mosman, NSW, December 28 1981; single sheet, small quarto, written on both sides; some silverfising at one …

  • Aborigines and land rights
PITTOCK, A. Barrie
# 14910

    # 14910

    PITTOCK, A. Barrie

    Aborigines and land rights

    Melbourne : Aboriginal Affairs Dept. of the Australian Union of Students, National Tribal Council, Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, 1971. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (lightly marked and creased), 28 pp, illustrated. 

  • Stone implements of the Australian Aborigine. Guide to the classified collection
KENYON, Alfred Stephen
# 14911

    # 14911

    KENYON, Alfred Stephen

    Stone implements of the Australian Aborigine. Guide to the classified collection

    in the Australian Room, National Museum, Public Library Buildings, Melbourne, arranged for the Australian meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Melbourne : Arnale and Jackson Press, 1914. Octavo, printed green wrappers, staple bound, 16 pp; a good copy. The collection is comprised mainly of artefacts from southeastern Australia, but also includes stone …

  • [ABORIGINES] Presidential address to the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science.
SPENCER, Baldwin, Sir (1860-1929)
# 14912

    # 14912

    SPENCER, Baldwin, Sir (1860-1929)

    [ABORIGINES] Presidential address to the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Cover: Hobart-Melbourne Meeting, January, 1921 … Reprinted from Report of the Fifteenth Meeting of the A.A.A.S., held in Melbourne, 10th January, 1921. Melbourne : Albert J. Mullett, Government Printer, 1921. Octavo, printed grey wrappers, pp 37, [2]; maps and tables; a very good copy. Transcript of Sir Baldwin Spencer's lecture on the cultural anthropology of …

  • The Australian Aboriginal as a human being
BENNETT, M.M. (Mary Montgomerie), 1881-1961
# 14947

    # 14947

    BENNETT, M.M. (Mary Montgomerie), 1881-1961

    The Australian Aboriginal as a human being

    London : Alston Rivers, 1930. First edition. Octavo, original printed card covers, 197 pp, with bibliography and index; a fine copy. An important work by teacher and Aboriginal rights activist Margaret Bennett. The daughter of Robert Christison, Bennett grew up on Lammermoor station in North Queensland, where she first developed her interest in and respect for …

  • Australian Aboriginal words and their meanings
COOPER, H.M.
# 14877

    # 14877

    COOPER, H.M.

    Australian Aboriginal words and their meanings

    Cover: 2000 examples and their meanings. Adelaide : South Australian Museum, 1957. Third edition. Small quarto, pictorial wrappers (a few light marks), 32 pp, with a note on the Pitjantjara cover design by Norman Tindale and a foreword by H.M. Cooper; a very good copy. This glossary is drawn primarily from various indigenous languages of …

  • A visit to the South Seas, in the United States’ ship Vincennes, during the years 1829 and 1830;
STEWART, C.S. (Charles Samuel), 1795-1870
# 14957

    # 14957

    STEWART, C.S. (Charles Samuel), 1795-1870

    A visit to the South Seas, in the United States’ ship Vincennes, during the years 1829 and 1830;

    including scenes in Brazil, Peru, Manilla (sic), the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena. London : Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1832. Two volumes in one, thick octavo, contemporary half green morocco over marbled papered boards (rubbed), spine with raised bands and gilt lettering and ornament, hinges cracked, front free-endpaper with early presentation inscription 'To …

  • [YIDDISH] Dertseylungen fun Oystralye (signed copy)
GOLDHAR, Pinchas, 1901-1947; COUNIHAN, Noel (illustrator)
# 14936

    # 14936

    GOLDHAR, Pinchas, 1901-1947; COUNIHAN, Noel (illustrator)

    [YIDDISH] Dertseylungen fun Oystralye (signed copy)

    Also titled: Derzeilungen fun Australie. Added romanised title page: Derzeilungen fun Australie / ​by P. Goldhar ; cover and illustrations by Noel Couniham (sic). Printed by York Press, Pty. Ltd., Melbourne. Melburn [Melbourne] : [The Author], 1939. Octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers featuring a linocut by Noel Counihan (edges worn, a couple of tape repairs, stains …

  • [NOVELTY CARD] Best wishes from Lord Howe Island
VALENTINE PUBLISHING CO. PTY. LTD.
# 14918

    # 14918

    VALENTINE PUBLISHING CO. PTY. LTD.

    [NOVELTY CARD] Best wishes from Lord Howe Island

    Sydney & Melbourne : Valentine Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., [c.1955]. Chromolithograph postcard, 140 x 80 mm, the design on front dated “1955” at lower right; with lift-up flap containing a concertina fold-out with 11 b/w photographic views of Lord Howe Island; the card has a handwritten message verso and is in fine condition.

  • Quelques notes sur les debuts de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, 1774-1878
CARTER, Douglas
# 14916

    # 14916

    CARTER, Douglas

    Quelques notes sur les debuts de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, 1774-1878

    [Sydney : D. Carter, 1946]. Folio, original printed wrappers (marked and creased); presentation copy inscribed by the author on the Preface page; pp [2], 73, roneo printed on rectos only; map, bibliography; a few annotations in French, else internally very clean. Text in French. Copies are recorded in five Australian collections (National Library of Australia; Newcastle …

  • [MELBOURNE BOOK TRADE] Receipts for purchases made by Australian bibliophile Rollo Hammett
N.H. SEWARD PTY. LTD.
# 14908

    # 14908

    N.H. SEWARD PTY. LTD.

    [MELBOURNE BOOK TRADE] Receipts for purchases made by Australian bibliophile Rollo Hammett

    1. Melbourne : Equity Trustees Company, [1948]. Franked receipt on company letterhead, 135 x 215 mm, manuscript date of 4 November 1948, being a receipt for £2, the ‘purchase money for 2 Volumes Capt. Cook’s second voyage’, paid into the trust account of M.J. Graves by legendary Melbourne bibliophile and collector Rollo Hammett; light creasing, else …

  • World sea voyage journey times and seamen’s voyage rations
Parliament of Great Britain
# 13862

    # 13862

    Parliament of Great Britain

    World sea voyage journey times and seamen’s voyage rations

    By the Commissioners for managing and causing to be levied and collected HIs Majesty's Customs and other Duties 23d November 1832. [Great Britain : Parliament, 1833]. Quarto, disbound from a volume of H.M. Customs General Orders for 1833, [pp 12], with ink annotations. Contains a list of foreign goods that can be shipped duty free and …

  • New states for Australia : The Australian Institute of Polictical Science ;
PARKER, R.S. (Robert Stewart) et al.
# 14904

    # 14904

    PARKER, R.S. (Robert Stewart) et al.

    New states for Australia : The Australian Institute of Polictical Science ;

    Spring Forum ; 1955 ; Proceedings. Sydney : Australian Institute of Polictical Science, 1955. Quarto, original card covers, roneo printed, 90 pp, 1 folding table, 3 folding maps; a very good copy.  Contains four papers delivered at the Armidale forum by R.S. Parker (New states for Australia : why new states?), J. MacDonald Holmes (The proposed …

  • [COOKERY] Rinoldi macaroni recipe book
THOS. REYNOLDS
# 14896

    # 14896

    THOS. REYNOLDS

    [COOKERY] Rinoldi macaroni recipe book

    Prahran, Vic. : Thos. Reynolds, [between 1930 and 1939]. Octavo, printed wrappers (pale foxing), pp 29, illustrated; internally fine, a good copy. Hoyle, J. Annotated bibliography of Australian domestic cookery books, 1860s to 1950, 1142. Copies are recorded in five Australian collections (Monash University Library; National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; …

  • Souvenir of Adelaide, South Australia : containing 31 views of the city and surrounding districts.
[ROBERY JOLLEY]
# 14884

    # 14884

    [ROBERY JOLLEY]

    Souvenir of Adelaide, South Australia : containing 31 views of the city and surrounding districts.

    Cover title: Adelaide illustrated : 31 present-day views. Melbourne : Robert Jolley, printed by Osboldstone & Co., [c.1908]. Small oblong quarto, publisher’s decorative card covers (upper wrapper with small mark), original silk ties, ownership inscription to title page, [23] plates with [31] half tone photographic views (photographer unknown); a very good copy. Copies of this edition are …

  • Souvenir of Sydney, Australia
Anon.
# 14886

    # 14886

    Anon.

    Souvenir of Sydney, Australia

    [Sydney : s.n., c.1904]. Colour illustrated card wallet, 135 x 190 mm, containing [16] photographic views of Sydney, each 125 x 185 mm, folding concertina style with [8] views recto and [8] verso, length 1000 mm when fully opened; designed to be mailed, this example was sent from Will Mansfield of Leichhardt to his friend …

  • The Alice : centre of the outback
# 14870

    # 14870

    The Alice : centre of the outback

    [Cover title]. Alice Springs, N.T. : Northern Territory Administration, 1972. Large octavo, publisher's pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with street map), staple bound, 20 pp, b/w photographic illustrations; a very good copy. A guide for prospective residents, including sections on Aborigines; flora and faunahousing; employment; education; churches; community activities, etc.  

  • 150th anniversary of first settlement in North Australia : Fort Dundas-Melville Island, 1824-1974.
SPILLETT, Peter
# 14872

    # 14872

    SPILLETT, Peter

    150th anniversary of first settlement in North Australia : Fort Dundas-Melville Island, 1824-1974.

    [Cover title: Northern Territory]. Darwin, N.T. : Historical Society of the Northern Territory, [1974?]. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 19 pp, photographic illustrations, map; a good copy. 

  • Your guide to Darwin.
# 14876

    # 14876

    Your guide to Darwin.

    [Darwin] Palmerston Printers, [1978]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (sunned; light vertical crease); 36 pp, illustrations, maps. Two copies are recorded in Australian collections (National Library of Australia; Northern Territory Library)

  • Alice Springs urban development study
AUSTRALIA. CITIES COMMISSION; AGIUS, McNALLY, HOLMWOOD
# 14907

    # 14907

    AUSTRALIA. CITIES COMMISSION; AGIUS, McNALLY, HOLMWOOD

    Alice Springs urban development study

    Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Agius, McNally, Holmwood, 1975. Large quarto, pictorial stiff wrappers, 64 pp, colour illustrations and maps; a very good copy.  A condensed version of the detailed report by Hanson &​ Todd.