ROBB, E. M.
Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens Limited, 1934. Oblong folio, lettered cloth (flecked), illustrated. Photographically illustrated history of Toorak and the surrounding suburbs of Malvern, Prahran, South Yarra and Hawthorn. A fine record of nineteenth century colonial architecture and society in Melbourne.
Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1956. Second edition, 1964. Large octavo, publisher’s brown cloth boards in original pictorial dust jacket (chipped at corners and edges, small loss from sticker on upper panel), 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.
Sydney L Simmons, 1927. Octavo, full roan (edges rubbed), into which is laid a panel of wall paper from the dining room of the Royal Hotel (as issued), patterned endpapers, pp. 32, plus photographic plates, The exceedingly scarce deluxe edition, limited to 23 copies, signed by the author. This copy with a presentation inscription on …
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 (light handling wear to edges), pp. 176, illustrated; a very good copy. Strizic’s iconic images of twentieth century Melbourne. A very good copy. “This work shows us many aspects …
ROBERTSON, E. Graeme
Melbourne : Georgian House, 1970. Two volumes, quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjackets (a couple of very small marks), illustrated endpapers, pp. [x]; 189; [vi]; 191 – 418, extensively illustrated, a fine set.
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 …
SOSKIN, Abraham (photographer) (1884-1963)
[Berlin : Photophot A.G., 1926]. Oblong octavo (160 x 220 mm), rebound in later half morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt ‘Tel Aviv 1926’;  pp, comprising  pages with three versions of the Preface written by photographer Abraham Soskin, in Hebrew, English and German, followed by  preliminary plates (coat of arms …
WILSON, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905) and Charles WARREN
/ by Capt. Wilson, Capt. Warren … [et al.] ; with an introd. by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley ; edited by Walter Morrison. London : Richard Bentley, 1871. First edition. Thick octavo (225 x 150 mm), publisher’s maroon cloth over boards with gilt device to upper board (rubbed and lightly marked), spine with title and insignia …
[SOUTH AUSTRALIA] Beaumont House, residence of Sir Samuel Davenport. Beaumont, Adelaide, late 1870s.
Albumen print photograph, 157 x 210 mm, no photographer’s imprint; laid down on its original 19th-century album leaf of thick card, with a fully contemporary inscription in ink beneath the image on the mount: ‘Beaumont – Sir Samuel Davenport’s residence’; a strong print with lovely tones, in very good condition. For a biography of Sir …
CASEY, Maie et al.
Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1953 (Third edition, 1975). Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 185, extensively illustrated.
Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1996. First paperback edition. Octabo, wrappers in dustjacket (small tear to head of spine), pp. [xii]; 368, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 2000 copies.
MARCUS VITRUVIUS POLLIO; Cesare DI LORENZO CESARIANO (translator and artist) (Italian, 1483 - 1543)
commentati: & con mirando ordine insigniti: per il quale facilmente potrai tovare la multitudine de lí abstrusi & reconditi Vocabuli a li soi loci & in epsa tabula con summo studio expositi & enucleati ad Immensa utilitate de ciascuno Studioso & benivolo di epsa opera. [Como, Lombardy] : Gotardus de Ponte, 1521. Folio (430 x 290 …
Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2018. Quarto, laminated boards, patterned endpapers, pp. 176, illustrated. New copy. “‘Beaumaris has the greatest concentration of interesting houses in the metropolitan area’. — Royal Institute of Architects ‘Guide to Victorian Architecture’ written in 1956 for the occasion of the Olympic Games Beaumaris Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris is a collection of …
Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image 72 x 75 mm, on original brown card mount 81 x 172 mm; verso with period inscriptions in pencil ‘Hawthorn Church’ and ink ‘Hawthorn Church, Melbourne, 1862’; both albumen prints have rich tonal range and are in fine condition; the mount has a small stain at one corner but is …
Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2014. Quarto, boards in illustrated dust jacket, pp. vii; [i]; 17 – 376, illustrated. New copy. ‘When Georges closed its doors on 5 October 1995, it had been trading for 115 years. Yet this famous department store, situated in the ‘Paris End’ of Collins Street, still lingers in the minds of …
YOUDALE, Joseph (1819-1911)
Albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 107 x 166 mm (mount), verso wet stamped ‘J. Youdale, Photographic Artist’; the albumen print is a little pale and has some light surface rubbing; the mount is clean and stable. This view of an unidentified homestead was taken by travelling photographer Joseph Youdale, possibly in the Manning River …