• # 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.

  • # 17652

    BROADBENT, James; EVANS, Ian; LUCAS, Clive; DUPAIN, Max (photographer)

    The golden decade of Australian architecture : the work of John Verge

    / text by James Broadbent ; photography by Max Dupain. Sydney : David Ell Press in association with the Elizabeth Bay House Trust, 1978. Limited edition of 1500 copies, numbered and signed by Max Dupain and Clive Lucas (Chairman of the Trustees of Elizabeth Bay House); this is copy no. 570. Quarto, publisher’s cloth boards with …

  • # 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


    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


    [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 …

  • # 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 …

  • # 17191

    McCORMICK, Tim

    First views of Australia 1788-1825 : an early history of Sydney

    Sydney : Longueville Publications, 1987. Edition limited to 2000 copies. Large quarto, publisher’s navy cloth boards lettered in gilt, in illustrated dust jacket, 340 pp, illustrated throughout (mostly colour plates), introduction by Robert Irving, with biographical notes on the artists, index; a fine copy of this important reference work.

  • # 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 …

  • # 17094

    SCOTT, Ernest

    Historical memoir of the Melbourne Club

    Melbourne : The Specialty Press, 1936. Octavo, gilt decorated full crushed morocco (a little edge worn), pp. xii; 111, photographic illustrations. Edition limited to 650 numbered copies.

  • # 16652

    CAIRE, Nicholas J. (1837-1918)

    [MELBOURNE] The Benevolent Asylum.

    [1877-78]. Albumen print photograph, 150 x 205 mm, laid down on original card mount, 245 x 300 mm, recto with printed caption beneath image: ‘The Benevolent Asylum’; verso with imprint of ‘Anglo-Australian Photographic Company. N.J. Caire, Photo., No. 2 Sherwood Street, Richmond’, and series title and number ‘The Public Buildings of Melbourne and Suburbs. No. 10. …

  • # 16105

    The history of the College of Bonhommes at Ashridge, in the county of Buckingham, founded in the year 1276, by Edmund, Earl of Cornwall (George Canning’s copy)

    Compiled from original records and other authentic sources. To which is added, a description of the present mansion, erected on the site of the ancient college. London : printed by R. Gilbert, 1823. Elephant folio (570 mm tall), papered boards with later calf spine lettered in gilt, binder’s ticket of Wilson, bookplates to front pastedown …

  • # 16157

    NEALE, John Preston

    The history and antiquities of the Abbey Church of St. Peter, Westminster : including notices and biographical memoirs of the Abbots and Deans of that Foundation.

    Illustrated by John Preston Neale. The whole of the literary department by Edward Wedlake Brayley. London : J. P. Neale, 1818 – 23. Two volumes, quarto, later nineteenth century half-crushed morocco over pebbled cloth (edges rubbed), ruled in gilt, spines in compartments, lettered in gilt, joint to upper board of volume one cracked, top edges …

  • # 16331


    Illustrations of the public buildings of London : with historical and descriptive accounts of each edifice.

    London : J. Taylor; J. Britton and A. Pugin, 1825. Two volumes, octavo, half-calf over marbled boards (rebacked, rubbed), spines ruled and lettered in gilt, bookplates for notable English architect Decimus Burton to front pastedowns, previous owners names to front free endpapers, half-titles, engraved title pages, pp. xvi; (2); 336; xxxii; (4); 330; (2); numerous …

  • # 16529

    ELMES, James (1782 - 1862); SHEPHERD, Thomas H. (1792–1864)

    London and its environs in the nineteenth century; Illustrated with a series of views from original drawings by Thomas H. Shepherd with historical topographical and critical notices

    London : Jones & Co., 1829. Quarto, half-calf marbled boards, raised bands with gilt tooling and lettering, engraved half title (marked 1829), title page (marked 1828), pp. vi, 96, [44], pages with some foxxing. Showing over 100 images of Regency and Adam’s style architecture.

  • # 16114

    VALENTINI, Agostini

    I Freschi delle Loggie Vaticane inventati da Raffaele Sanzio

    Illustrati per cura di Agostino Valentini. Rome : Agostino Valentini, n.d.. Folio, publisher’s illustrated papered boards (slightly marked but very good), engraved title page, pp. 42; [2]; 41 steel-engraved plates illustrating Raphael’s frescoes in the Vatican Loggia. Some very light, sparse foxing, else a very good clean copy.