• # 18654

    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 …

  • # 18493


    [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 …

  • # 18035

    JOHNSON, Lyndon B.

    Fallout protection for … homes with basements

    [Washington] : Department of Defense, May 1967. Octavo, printed wrappers (postcard conjoined to lower wrapper detached and sent), pp. 24, illustrated. Foreword by Lyndon B. Johnson. Loosely enclosed, a letter from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, thanking the previous owner for participating in the Home Fallout Protection Survey. A practical guide for …

  • # 18439

    SELBY, Isaac

    The Old Pioneers’ Memorial history of Melbourne. From the discovery of Port Phillip down to the World War.

    Melbourne : The Old Pioneers’ Memorial Fund, [circa 1924]. Second thousand. Quarto, original purple cloth, original gilt-lettered purple cloth covered boards (lightly marked), pp viii, 494, with 280 photo engravings from original illustrations and maps; large folding plan and map at rear together with errata slip; a fine copy. A comprehensive history of Melbourne covering …

  • # 17509

    MOORE, Herbert

    Links with other days. (Signed copy)

    Pen drawings with some notes. Melbourne : C. S. Harvey & Coy, 1927. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, ribbon bound, tipped-in illustrations of historical buildings across Melbourne, interleaved with printed glassine caption guards, signed presentation inscription by the artist on dedication page.

  • # 17652

    BROADBENT, James; EVANS, Ian; LUCAS, Clive; DUPAIN, Max (photographer)

    The golden decade of Australian architecture : the work of John Verge

    / text by James Broadbent ; photography by Max Dupain. Sydney : David Ell Press in association with the Elizabeth Bay House Trust, 1978. Limited edition of 1500 copies, numbered and signed by Max Dupain and Clive Lucas (Chairman of the Trustees of Elizabeth Bay House); this is copy no. 570. Quarto, publisher’s cloth boards with …

  • # 16955

    ELLIS, M. H.

    Francis Greenway. His life and times (deluxe edition)

    Sydney : The Shepherd Press, 1949. Quarto, full crushed morocco, slipcase, illustrated endpapers, pp. 292, portrait frontispece, tipped-in plates. The deluxe edition, limited to 350 copies. A fine publication on the important colonial architect.

  • # 17717


    John Beswicke : 1847-1925, heritage architect

    Melbourne : Rotha Press, 2011. Quarto, cloth boards with gold lettering, pictorial dustjacket, pp 150.numbered 398 of 500, signed on title page by author.

  • # 17415


    [MELBOURNE] The 1957 Ideal Home Show : what you will see here! Presented by the Victorian Furniture Industries Confederation.

    Fitzroy, Vic. : The Perfection Press Pty. Ltd., [1957]. Single sheet, 255 x 440 mm, folding to 255 x 150 mm, [6] pp (the last blank), floor plan, list of exhibitors, exhibition highlights etc.; a fine copy. ‘The very latest styles in furniture and furnishings, small home designs, lighting, household appliances, colour schemes and furniture …

  • # 17181

    HERMAN, Morton

    The architecture of Victorian Sydney

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1956. First edition. Large octavo, publisher’s brown cloth boards in original pictorial dust jacket (chipped at corners and edges), endpaper maps (a little foxed), pp 192, illustrated with 242 black-and-white photographic plates 40 line drawings in the text; a very good copy.

  • # 17180

    HERMAN, Morton

    The Blackets : an era of Australian architecture

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1963. First edition. Large octavo, publisher’s grey cloth with gilt stamped device to upper board, spine lettered in gilt, in original pictorial dust jacket (rear panel lightly marked), patterned endpapers, pp ix, 222, copiously illustrated with black-and-white photographic plates and line drawings in the text; a fine copy. An important …

  • # 17191

    McCORMICK, Tim

    First views of Australia 1788-1825 : an early history of Sydney

    Sydney : Longueville Publications, 1987. Edition limited to 2000 copies. Large quarto, publisher’s navy cloth boards lettered in gilt, in illustrated dust jacket, 340 pp, illustrated throughout (mostly colour plates), introduction by Robert Irving, with biographical notes on the artists, index; a fine copy of this important reference work.

  • # 17048

    KERR, Joan; BROADBENT, James

    Gothick taste in the colony of New South Wales

    Sydney : David Ell Press, in association with the Elizabeth Bay House Trust, 1980. Limited edition of 1500 numbered and signed copies (this is copy no. 1323). Quarto, publisher’s green cloth in illustrated dust jacket (front panel marked at top edge), 156 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white, index, bibliography; a very good copy. A …

  • # 16652

    CAIRE, Nicholas J. (1837-1918)

    [MELBOURNE] The Benevolent Asylum.

    [1877-78]. Albumen print photograph, 150 x 205 mm, laid down on original card mount, 245 x 300 mm, recto with printed caption beneath image: ‘The Benevolent Asylum’; verso with imprint of ‘Anglo-Australian Photographic Company. N.J. Caire, Photo., No. 2 Sherwood Street, Richmond’, and series title and number ‘The Public Buildings of Melbourne and Suburbs. No. 10. …

  • # 16105

    The history of the College of Bonhommes at Ashridge, in the county of Buckingham, founded in the year 1276, by Edmund, Earl of Cornwall (George Canning’s copy)

    Compiled from original records and other authentic sources. To which is added, a description of the present mansion, erected on the site of the ancient college. London : printed by R. Gilbert, 1823. Elephant folio (570 mm tall), papered boards with later calf spine lettered in gilt, binder’s ticket of Wilson, bookplates to front pastedown …

  • # 16157

    NEALE, John Preston

    The history and antiquities of the Abbey Church of St. Peter, Westminster : including notices and biographical memoirs of the Abbots and Deans of that Foundation.

    Illustrated by John Preston Neale. The whole of the literary department by Edward Wedlake Brayley. London : J. P. Neale, 1818 – 23. Two volumes, quarto, later nineteenth century half-crushed morocco over pebbled cloth (edges rubbed), ruled in gilt, spines in compartments, lettered in gilt, joint to upper board of volume one cracked, top edges …