Architecture

  • # 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.

  • # 21402

    ROBERTSON, E. Graeme

    Ornamental cast iron in Melbourne.

    Melbourne : Georgian House, 1967. First edition. Large quarto, publisher’s cloth over boards in pictorial dust jacket, endpaper maps, pp x, 229, profusely illustrated with b/w photographic plates; light foxing to endpapers 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 …

  • # 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.