Architecture

  • # 26217

    SCOTT, Ernest

    Historical memoir of the Melbourne Club

    Melbourne : The Specialty Press, 1936. Octavo, gilt decorated full crushed morocco (corners slightly bumped), pp. xii; 111, photographic illustrations, a few specks of foxing, else fine. Edition limited to 650 numbered copies.

  • # 26317

    AUSTIN, Fiona

    Beaumaris Modern : modernist homes in Beaumaris

    Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2018. Quarto, laminated boards, patterned endpapers, pp. 176, illustrated. New copy. “‘Beaumaris has the greatest concentration of interesting houses in the metropolitan area’. — Royal Institute of Architects ‘Guide to Victorian Architecture’ written in 1956 for the occasion of the Olympic Games Beaumaris Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris is a collection of …

  • # 26330

    COOPER, Annette

    Remembering Georges : stories from Melbourne’s most elegant store

    Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2014. Quarto, boards in illustrated dust jacket, pp. vii; [i]; 17 – 376, illustrated. New copy. ‘When Georges closed its doors on 5 October 1995, it had been trading for 115 years. Yet this famous department store, situated in the ‘Paris End’ of Collins Street, still lingers in the minds of …

  • # 25107

    HAULT, Lila and WEISS, Jeffrey

    Small houses

    Photography by David Leach. New York : Warner Books, 1980. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, illustrated. Small houses in America.

  • # 26169

    JONES, Shar et al.

    Portraits in the landscape : the house paintings of William Tibbits, 1870-1906

    Sydney : Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 1984. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (lightly marked), previous owner’s name inside upper wrapper, pp. 26, illustrated. Exhibition held at Elizabeth Bay House, 1 Mar.-30 Apr. 1984.

  • # 25428

    SMITH, Sydney Ure; GELLERT, Leon

    Sydney bridge celebrations, 1932

    Sydney : Art in Australia Ltd., 1932. Quarto, illustrated wrappers with silver highlights (staples rusted with some light stains and handling marks), pp. 80. illustrated, colour advertisements. A fine Australian art deco publication.

  • # 25943

    GOLLINGS, John

    John Gollings : the history of the built world (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Monash Gallery of Art, 2019. Quarto, silver-lettered wrappers, pp. 60, illustrated. Signed by the artist. The first major survey of Gollings’ photographic practice entitled ‘John Gollings : the history of the built world’ was curated by Stephen Zagala and exhibited at Monash Gallery of Art, December 2017 – March 2018. The exhibition focussed …

  • # 25940

    HOLSWORTH, Mark S.

    Sculptures of Melbourne

    Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2015. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards, pp. 224, illustrated. New copy. ‘Melbourne has an impressive number of sculptures on public display throughout the city. Just wander Melbourne’s city streets, gardens and laneways and you will undoubtedly find some magnificent public sculptures – from historical and religious icons to playful literary and social figures – …

  • # 25990

    GOAD, Philip

    Bates Smart : 150 years of Australian architecture

    Melbourne : Thames and Hudson Australia, 2004. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 311, illustrated. Charts the development of a nation’s architecture through the work and personalities of a single architectural practice. From Joseph Reed (1853) [Reed &​ Barnes (1862) ; Reed Henderson &​ Smart (1883) ; Reed Smart &​ Tappin (1890) ; Smart Tappin &​ …

  • # 25996

    GOAD, Philip et al.

    Six Degrees : 1992-2012

    Melbourne : Surpllus Pty Ltd, 2012. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 224, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. This publication documents and celebrates the twenty-year history of Six Degrees, a Melbourne architectural firm. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Six Degrees Greatest Hits: 1992-2012, a part of the ABP Alumni Retrospective series at the …

  • # 25569

    Photographer unknown.

    [MELBOURNE] View of the Presbyterian Church, South Yarra.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 104 mm (mount); no photographer’s imprint; verso of mount with fully contemporary inscription in ink: ‘New Church, S. Yarra, opened in Dec. 1866 for Presbyterian worship, the Revd. George Mackie, Minister’; a superb print in fine condition. A very early photograph of the South Yarra Presbyterian …

  • # 25834

    LACEY VENEERED PANEL CO. (MELBOURNE)

    Lacey’s doors (flush, flywire, glass, wrought iron, folding and garage), windows, flywire screens & door jambs.

    112 Sackville St., Collingwood. At head of title: October, 1954. Melbourne : Stockland Press Pty. Ltd, 1954. Duodecimo (140 x 84 mm), staple bound, 24 pp (including wrappers), photographically illustrated throughout; includes prices; a very good copy.

  • # 20547

    BLACKMAN, Grant and LARKIN, John

    Australia’s most notable town : Maldon

    Sydney : Hodder and Stoughton, 1978. Oblong quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 144, illustrated; a fine copy. Architectural and social history of the Victorian gold rush town.

  • # 25261

    HARRINGTON, Edward (1895-1966); PEARCE, Harry Hastings (illustrator) (1897-1984)

    Alice Springs. (Signed limited edition)

    Footscray, Vic. : Harry Hastings Pearce (printed by The Footscray Advertiser), 1957. Limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the author and illustrator (this is copy no. 50). Octavo (203 x 127 mm), original printed pale green wrappers, staple bound, pp [4], including a tipped-in portrait of the poet Harrington by Harry Hastings Pearce, a …

  • # 25032

    Photographer unknown.

    St. Monans, residence of Colin Simpson and his family. Toorak, Melbourne, 1873.

    Albumen print photograph, 230 x 190 mm (arched format), mounted on its original page removed from a 19th century album; below the image is a later 19th century inscription by a family member: ‘St. Monans, Colin Simpsons (sic) House, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria. Group of the Family. Milly and Edie are in it. 1873’; good tonal …

  • # 25387

    WILKINSON, Kenneth (editor)

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Seventy-Five

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1939. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, unpaginated, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, a very good copy. Includes articles on art in Tasmania, Australian architecture, Australian artists in London by Alison Rehfisch, Noel Wood, and Illustrations by Unk White, Noel Wood, …