Architecture

  • # 23765

    Photographer unknown.

    A pair of very early stereoview photographs of Adelaide streets, circa 1860.

    Both views are exceptionally early and are possibly unrecorded. They appear to have been kept together for almost 160 years, as the manuscript captions on both are written in the same contemporary hand. It is likely that the same unidentified photographer was responsible for both views. I. Adelaide, S.A. Rundle St. from Gawler Place, north …

  • # 23220

    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 …

  • # 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.

  • # 22867

    COOPER, John Butler

    The History of Prahran : from its first settlement to a city.

    Compiled by order of the Prahran Council. Melbourne : Modern Printing Co. Pty. Ltd., 1912. First edition. Octavo, gilt-decorate cloth, portrait frontispiece, pp. xii; 338, photographic plates.

  • # 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, …