Architecture

  • # 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 …

  • # 20442

    HETZER, William fl. 1850-67

    View of George Street, Sydney, showing the Commercial Bank and Bank of New South Wales, 1860-63.

    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 ‘George St. / Commercial …

  • # 20474

    Photographer unknown.

    Premises of Owen Furner, Commission Agent and General Produce Dealer, Goulburn, New South Wales, circa 1870.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 98 mm (mount), no photographer’s imprint (verso blank); the albumen print is in very good condition, with excellent detail. An early photograph of a Goulburn streetscape, showing merchant Owen Furner and two of his employees outside the firm’s premises in Sloane Street. On the left is …

  • # 20708

    FRASER, Hugh; JOYCE, Ray

    The Federation house. Australia’s own style

    Sydney : Weldon, 1986. First edition. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 127, illustrated.

  • # 20964

    Photographer unknown.

    Stanley Street, East Sydney, looking east from the corner of Yurong Street, circa 1930.

    Gelatin silver print, 55 x 80 mm, unmounted; verso with contemporary inscription in pencil: Stanley St. Sydney; some residual paper adhesions from original album page, otherwise fine; the print is very sharp and has a great amount of detail. This view looks east along Stanley Street, with the southern side of the intersection with Riley Street in …

  • # 20918

    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 dustjacket (slight handling wear), pp. 176, illustrated; a fine copy. Strizic’s iconic images of twentieth century Melbourne. “This work shows us many aspects of Melbourne – its magnificent architectural heritage, its …

  • # 20892

    [HORWITZ, Israel, ed.]; ASSOCIATED GENERAL PUBLICATIONS PTY. LTD.

    Sixty home plans

    Cover: 60 home plans. Sydney : Associated General Publications, Ltd., 1950. “Sixth, revised edition.” Quarto, publisher’s pictorial stiff wrappers (lightly creased), 106 pp, photographic illustrations and line-drawn architectural plans throughout; includes advertisements; a good copy.  

  • # 20672

    LEWIS, Miles; MORTON, G. H.

    The essential Maldon

    Melbourne : Greenhouse Publications, 1983. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, pp. 145, illustrated, folding plans, fore edge foxed else fine.

  • # 20291

    RUSKIN, John

    The stones of Venice

    With illustrations drawn by the author. London : Smith, Elder and Co., 1851 – 53. First edition. Octavo, three volumes, full calf binding signed by Frederic Silani, gilt tooling, spine in compartments with gilt ornamentation and contrasting morocco title labels (edges scuffed, wear to foot of spines, joints reinforced with cloth tape), all edges stained …

  • # 20563

    MACGIBBON, David

    The architecture of Provence and the Riviera

    Edinburgh : David Douglas, 1888. Octavo, gilt-lettered blue cloth (slightly rubbed and canted), pp. xx; colour map; 467, extensively illustrated. A history of architecture in the south of France and Italy.

  • # 19637

    SMITH Alfred E.

    [EMPIRE STATE BUILDING] Above the clouds.

    New York : Empire State, Inc., 1934. Narrow octavo (200 x 100 mm), original wrappers, staple bound, pp 22, [1]; b/w photographic illustrations throughout, including a dramatic double-page vista of New York at night from the top of the Empire State Building; a fine copy. Booklet promoting the iconic Art Deco skyscraper. Completed in 1931, …

  • # 19392

    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 …

  • # 19264

    CRAIG, Clifford; MEAD, Isabella

    Frederick Strange – artist – c. 1807 – 1873

    Reprinted with original pagination from the Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Volume 97. Hobart : L. G. Shea, Government Printer, 1963. Quarto, stapled wrappers, pp. 49 – 51, 10 black-and-white plates of colonial Tasmanian architecture.

  • # 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 …

  • # 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 …