COOPER, John Butler
Compiled by order of the Prahran Council. Melbourne : Modern Printing Co. Pty. Ltd., 1912. First edition. Octavo, gilt-decorate cloth (small stain), portrait frontispiece, pp. xii; 338, photographic plates.
LANGE, Louis; JOHNSTONE, O'SHANNESSY & CO.; BATCHELDER & CO.
Two views of Alexander Wilson’s Mt. Emu station homestead in Victoria’s Western District, together with portraits of his wife, Marion, and daughter, Margaret. Early 1870s.
Two albumen print photographs, carte de visite format, 63 x 101 mm (mounts), versos imprinted ‘Photographed by L. Lange & Son, Talbot Street, Majorca’; both have fully contemporary inscriptions in ink verso, ‘Front. Mt. Emu’ and ‘Western View. Mt. Emu’, respectively; the views were clearly taken at the same time, probably soon after the building was …
DALTON'S ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC GALLERY; [BRADLEY, William]
A pair of early photographic views of Sydney, collected by a French visitor in 1863-64: Woolloomooloo from the water’s edge, looking southeast; Potts Point taken from The Domain.
I. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 103 mm (mount), 60 x 92 mm (print); verso with imprint of ‘Dalton’s Royal Photographic Gallery, 320 George Street, Sydney’, and three fully contemporary inscriptions: the first, in pencil, reads ‘Woolloomooloo Bay’, with the second immediately below it, also in pencil, ‘Vue de Sidney prise du …
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 …
HOLSWORTH, Mark S.
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 – …
Introduction: Patrick McCaughey ; photographs: John Gollings ; drawings: Jaro Safer ; essay, notations and sketches: Daryl Jackson. Melbourne : Macmillan, 1984,Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 107, illustrated.
HACK, Peter J.
Sydney : Impact Press, 2016. Octavo, pictorial laminated card covers, 65 pp, illustrated with colour and b/w plates. This recent publication tells the story of the four great department stores established in the first few decades of the twentieth century on Nanjing Road in Shanghai. In particular, it explores their connection to Chinese Australian merchants and …
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 …
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 …
HAULT, Lila and WEISS, Jeffrey
Photography by David Leach. New York : Warner Books, 1980. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, illustrated. Small houses in America.
JONES, Shar et al.
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.
SMITH, Sydney Ure; GELLERT, Leon
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.
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 …
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 & …
GOAD, Philip et al.
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 …
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 …