Architecture

  • # 18626

    THE ECLIPSE PHOTO PHOTO COMPANY [G.B.D. KITCH & CO.]

    A family posing outside their house, Sunny Corner, central west New South Wales, circa 1890

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 113 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘The Eclipse Photo Compy., G.B.D. Kitch & Co., Sunny Corner’; the albumen print is in fine condition and has great detail; the mount with a small mark to the margin recto, otherwise also fine. Sunny Corner, originally a coal …

  • # 18894

    Photographer unknown.

    A Gothic view of Tolroy Manor, near Hayle, West Cornwall, early 1860s

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 105 x 65 mm (mount), recto with original owner’s wet stamp ‘F.W. Hellard’ at bottom margin, verso with faint pencilled inscription in period hand ‘Tolroy’; no photographer’s imprint; the albumen print is in good condition, with a few light marks; the mount is free from foxing. A magnificent, early …

  • # 18743

    AHMAD, Shamsuddin

    A guide to Tattah and the Makli Hill

    Karachi : Government of Pakistan Press, 1953. Octavo, printed wrappers, pp. [iv]; 30, 18 photographic plates, map, lacking the lower wrapper. Archaeology in Pakistan.

  • # 18654

    BROADBENT, James

    The Australian colonial house

    Architecture and society in New South Wales 1788-1842. Sydney : Hordern House in association with the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 1997. Quarto, cloth covered boards, pictorial dust jacket, pp. 400, limited to 2000 copies, contains 24 colour plates and over 100 monochrome plates, contains in-depth academic text on the architecture of houses …

  • # 18493

    THE BARROW TESTIMONIAL COMMITTEE

    [BROADSIDE] The Barrow Monument. Preliminary arrangements for assembling.

    Ulverston, U.K. : S. Soulby, printer, &c., King-street, May 14, 1850. Broadside, 315 x 210 mm, letterpress-printed recto only, royal coat of arms at the head; in good condition, with a light horizontal fold and mild creasing. Ulverston is a market town in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, although historically it has been regarded as part of Lancashire. Ulverston’s most visible …

  • # 18423

    STRAHAN, Lynne

    [MELBOURNE] Private and public memory : a history of the City of Malvern

    North Melbourne, Vic. : Hargreen Publishing, in conjunction with the City of Malvern, 1989. Copy no. 122 of the deluxe edition of 160 copies, signed by the author on tipped-in colophon on half-title. Octavo, full black leather boards with silver-lettered spine, pp xiv, 289, illustrated with black-and-white photographic plates, maps; a fine copy.

  • # 18035

    JOHNSON, Lyndon B.

    Fallout protection for … homes with basements

    [Washington] : Department of Defense, May 1967. Octavo, printed wrappers (postcard conjoined to lower wrapper detached and sent), pp. 24, illustrated. Foreword by Lyndon B. Johnson. Loosely enclosed, a letter from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, thanking the previous owner for participating in the Home Fallout Protection Survey. A practical guide for …

  • # 18439

    SELBY, Isaac

    The Old Pioneers’ Memorial history of Melbourne. From the discovery of Port Phillip down to the World War.

    Melbourne : The Old Pioneers’ Memorial Fund, [circa 1924]. Second thousand. Quarto, original purple cloth, original gilt-lettered purple cloth covered boards (lightly marked), pp viii, 494, with 280 photo engravings from original illustrations and maps; large folding plan and map at rear together with errata slip; a fine copy. A comprehensive history of Melbourne covering …

  • # 17509

    MOORE, Herbert

    Links with other days. (Signed copy)

    Pen drawings with some notes. Melbourne : C. S. Harvey & Coy, 1927. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, ribbon bound, tipped-in illustrations of historical buildings across Melbourne, interleaved with printed glassine caption guards, signed presentation inscription by the artist on dedication page.

  • # 16955

    ELLIS, M. H.

    Francis Greenway. His life and times (deluxe edition)

    Sydney : The Shepherd Press, 1949. Quarto, full crushed morocco, slipcase, illustrated endpapers, pp. 292, portrait frontispece, tipped-in plates. The deluxe edition, limited to 350 copies. A fine publication on the important colonial architect.

  • # 17717

    BETHELL, K.C.B.

    John Beswicke : 1847-1925, heritage architect

    Melbourne : Rotha Press, 2011. Quarto, cloth boards with gold lettering, pictorial dustjacket, pp 150.numbered 398 of 500, signed on title page by author.

  • # 17415

    VICTORIAN FURNITURE INDUSTRIES CONFEDERATION

    [MELBOURNE] The 1957 Ideal Home Show : what you will see here! Presented by the Victorian Furniture Industries Confederation.

    Fitzroy, Vic. : The Perfection Press Pty. Ltd., [1957]. Single sheet, 255 x 440 mm, folding to 255 x 150 mm, [6] pp (the last blank), floor plan, list of exhibitors, exhibition highlights etc.; a fine copy. ‘The very latest styles in furniture and furnishings, small home designs, lighting, household appliances, colour schemes and furniture …

  • # 18424

    INGPEN, Robert

    Pioneer settlement in Australia. (Signed copy)

    Adelaide : Rigby, 1972. First edition. Octavo, publisher’s cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, signed by the author on the title page, illustrated endpapers, pp 63, with black-and-white illustrations by the author throughout; a fine copy. A handy reference work providing insights into various aspects of the everday life of nineteenth-century Australian settlers in the …

  • # 17181

    HERMAN, Morton

    The architecture of Victorian Sydney

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1956. First edition. Large octavo, publisher’s brown cloth boards in original pictorial dust jacket (chipped at corners and edges), endpaper maps (a little foxed), pp 192, illustrated with 242 black-and-white photographic plates 40 line drawings in the text; a very good copy.

  • # 17180

    HERMAN, Morton

    The Blackets : an era of Australian architecture

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1963. First edition. Large octavo, publisher’s grey cloth with gilt stamped device to upper board, spine lettered in gilt, in original pictorial dust jacket (rear panel lightly marked), patterned endpapers, pp ix, 222, copiously illustrated with black-and-white photographic plates and line drawings in the text; a fine copy. An important …

  • # 17048

    KERR, Joan; BROADBENT, James

    Gothick taste in the colony of New South Wales

    Sydney : David Ell Press, in association with the Elizabeth Bay House Trust, 1980. Limited edition of 1500 numbered and signed copies (this is copy no. 1323). Quarto, publisher’s green cloth in illustrated dust jacket (front panel marked at top edge), 156 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white, index, bibliography; a very good copy. A …