Architecture

  • # 22422

    Sydney, N.S.W. during the visit of H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh in the Galatea, 1868.

    [Title from contemporary caption in ink on mount]. Four albumen print photographs laid down on an album page; clockwise, from left, the prints are individually captioned in pencil: ‘Triumphal Arch, Macquarie Street, Sydney’; ‘Triumphal Arch, Circular Quay, Sydney’; ‘Hyde Park & Pavilion, Sydney’; ‘Triumphal Arch, Government House, Sydney’, and (at centre) ‘Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh. HMS …

  • # 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 …

  • # 22242

    W.F. VALE & CO.

    [MELBOURNE] Saturday, April 4, 1914 … By Order of the Trustees, to wind up the Estate. Glen Huntly : Glen Huntly, Booran and Neerim Roads, Roseberry and Manchester Groves, and Latrobe Street. 17 Business and Residential Sites.

    Right on the Electric Tram Line, 5 minutes from Glen Huntly Station, and 10 minutes from Caulfield Station, occupying excellent postions in this Progressive Suburb. All Main Streets with Gas, Water and Electric Light Mains laid on. Melbourne : W.F. Vale & Co. [auctioneers], 285 Collins Street, [1914]. Chromolithographed real estate auction poster, 495 x …

  • # 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 …

  • # 21639

    FOURTH VICTORIA PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY

    Own your own home : 80 years of experience at your ready disposal /​ The Fourth Victorian Permanent Building Society.

    Melbourne : Fourth Victorian Permanent Building Society, [1947]. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (horizontal fold, lightly marked), pp 10, plus folding application form at rear (not filled in); original owner’s pencilled financial calculations inside lower wrapper, a clean copy. Copies are recorded in only two Australian collections (Monash University Library; State Library of Victoria).

  • # 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 …

  • # 21405

    SAUNDERS, David (editor); NATIONAL TRUST OF AUSTRALIA (VICTORIA)

    Historic buildings of Victoria.

    Melbourne : Jacaranda Press/National Trust of Victoria, 1966. First edition. Quarto, red cloth over boards in pictorial dust jacket, pp 278, profusely illustrated with b/w photographic plates; light foxing to edges, else a very good copy.

  • # 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 …

  • # 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 …