Architecture

  • # 23160

    STRIZIC, Mark

    Mark Strizic. Melbourne : marvellous to modern

    Text by Emma Matthews. Introduction by Barry Jones. Melbourne : Thames & Hudson in association with the State Library of Victoria, 2009. Quarto, boards in dust jacket (a little wear at edges), pp. 176, illustrated; a fine copy. Strizic’s iconic images of twentieth century Melbourne. “This work shows us many aspects of Melbourne – its magnificent …

  • # 22975

    SAINI, Balwant and JOYCE, Ray

    The Australian house. Homes of the tropical north

    Sydney : Lansdowne Press, 1982. 1986 reprint. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp.128, illustrated, bookplate to endpaper, light foxing to preliminaries. Architecture found in Northern Australia.

  • # 22786

    Photographer unknown.

    View of the first Union Club (formerly Robert Campbell junior’s residence), Bligh Street, Sydney.

    Circa 1868. Albumen print photograph, 123 x 163 mm, laid down on a section cut from an album page, with a contemporary inscription in ink above the image ‘Union Club, Sydney, N.S.W.’; a strong print in fine condition. From an album of Sydney views compiled during Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh’s Australian visit of 1867-68, …

  • # 22382

    CHUCK, Thomas Foster

    A mother and her infant outside Alma Terrace, Moray Street, South Melbourne, circa 1875.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 64 x 102 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘The London Portrait Gallery. T. F. Chuck, Photographer … Royal Arcade, near the Fountain, Melbourne’, and contemporary inscriptions in pencil ‘Alma Terrace, Moray St. S. Melb, where Annie was born, Sep. 1st 1874, and ‘R.A. Lloyd, Russell Street’; the …

  • # 19903

    JOHANKNECHT, Susan

    Baring antebellum & Bishopsgate within. CITY A.M.

    London : Gefn Press, 2010. Octavo (28 x 21cm), publisher’s brown-marbled ledger wrappers, sewn binding, housed in a cream card document folder, 38pp, with red and blue line decorations; ink jet printed onto Zerkall paper, internally pristine, a fine copy. One of 100 copies. “Text derived from research at the Baring Archive, Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Marble …

  • # 22420

    Photographer unknown.

    Lyons Terrace, Sydney, N.S.W.

    Circa 1868. [Title from contemporary caption in ink on mount]. Albumen print photograph, 120 x 160 mm, laid down on a section cut from an album page; a strong print in fine condition. From an album of Sydney views compiled during Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh’s Australian visit of 1867-68, which included a number of …

  • # 21753

    GARDEN, Donald Stuart

    Heidelberg, Victoria : the land and its people, 1838-1900. (Thesis)

    Thesis (M.A.), Monash University, 1970. Two volumes, quarto, bound in 2 matching spring-back binders of black pebbled cloth over boards, typescript, 220 leaves, with several folding maps and plans; fine condition. Another typescript copy of this thesis, which treats such topics such as the urban planning, agricultural development and social and religious history of the …

  • # 22027

    DUPAIN, Max et al.

    Georgian architecture in Australia.

    With some examples of buildings of the post-Georgian period. Photography by Max Dupain. Architectural commentary and notes by Morton Herman. Social histories of New South Wales and Tasmania by Marjorie Barnard and Daniel Thomas. Sydney : Ure Smith, 1963. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket (a couple of short tears ), pp. 148, illustrated with Dupain’s …

  • # 21424

    Anon.

    [MELBOURNE] Prospectus for seaside residential sites at South Beach near Somers, Western Port, circa 1925.

    Melbourne : Farrow Falcon Press (printer), [between 1920 and 1930]. Square octavo leaflet, 210 x 170 mm, [4] pp, map to front, inner pages with 4 photographic views and ‘Large seaside residential sites now available for private sale …’; rear page with more detailed descriptive text, at the foot of which is printed: ‘For further …

  • # 21404

    ROBERTSON, E. Graeme

    Victorian heritage : ornamental cast iron in architecture.

    Melbourne : Georgian House, 1960. First edition. Quarto, publisher’s cloth over boards in pictorial dust jacket (front panel with discolouration from old tape repair at top corner, spine sunned, a few light marks, foxing inside flaps), endpaper maps, pp xviii, 229, profusely illustrated with b/w photographic plates; light foxing to edges and endpapers, else clean …

  • # 21403

    ROBERTSON, E. Graeme

    Sydney lace : ornamental cast iron in architecture.

    Melbourne : Georgian House, 1962. First edition. Quarto, publisher’s cloth over boards in pictorial dust jacket, illustrated endpapers, pp xviii, 198, profusely illustrated with b/w photographic plates; light foxing to preliminaries and edges, else a very good copy.

  • # 21275

    HARRIS, SCARFE & CO., LTD. (ADELAIDE)

    Corrugated Iron Table : Geo. P. Harris, Scarfe & Co., Ltd., Gawler Place and Grenfell Street, Adelaide.

    Agents for: 1st grade: “Adams Mars” brand. Approved for all S.A. Government Works; 2nd grade: “Gresham” and “Pagoda” brands. Adelaide : Harris, Scarfe & Co., Ltd., [c.1920]. Single octavo sheet (205 x 127 mm), printed on both sides, price list for galvanized corrugated iron; old spike hole, else a very good example with original folds.

  • # 21231

    [KING, Henry, 1855-1923]

    [HUNTER VALLEY] View of the Post Office, West Maitland, showing the adjacent W. Bussell’s Post Office Hotel and premises of T. Edmunds, saddler, circa 1890.

    Photographic glass magic lantern slide with hand colouring, 82 x 82 mm, typed caption to mount: ‘New South Wales, &c.’, together with printed label with sequence number ’26’; photographer’s manuscript caption in negative at lower left is only partially legible: ‘[Henry King] Sydney’; the slide is in fine condition. The Post Office in High Street, …

  • # 20976

    ROBB, E. M.

    Early Toorak and district

    Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens Limited, 1934. Oblong folio, lettered cloth, neat inscription to front pastedown, old wetstamp from institution, pp. 137, illustrated. Photographically illustrated history of Toorak and the surrounding sububs of Malvern, Prahran, South Yarra and Hawthorn.

  • # 20453

    HETZER, William fl. 1850-67

    View of Millers Point, Parramatta River from the Flagstaff, Sydney, 1858-59.

    Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each individual image 80 x 77 mm (arched format), original plain greyish buff mount 84 x 172 mm, verso with studio label printed in blue ‘Stereoscopic Views of Sydney and Environs by W. Hetzer, Photographic Artist, 287 George Street, Sydney, N.S.W.’ and an accompanying contemporary caption in ink ‘Millers Point – Parramatta …

  • # 20447

    HETZER, William fl. 1850-67

    Sydney from Governor Bourke’s statue, on the edge of the Inner Domain, circa 1859.

    Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each individual image 80 x 77 mm (arched format), original plain greyish buff mount 84 x 172 mm, verso with contemporary caption in ink ‘Sydney – from the Domain’; both albumen prints are in fine condition, with good tonal range and sharp detail; the mount is free from foxing. This view, looking …