Australia Pre 1850

  • # 15811

DURYEA, Townsend (1823-1888); "W.S.E."

Carte de visite with an acrostic laudatory poem to Tasmanian newspaper publisher and editor John Campbell Macdougall

    # 15811

    DURYEA, Townsend (1823-1888); "W.S.E."

    Carte de visite with an acrostic laudatory poem to Tasmanian newspaper publisher and editor John Campbell Macdougall

    Albumen print photograph of a lithographed poem titled ‘An Acrostic’, dated and initialled in the image ‘Hobart Town, 9th August 1848 / W.S.E.’, carte de visite format, 105 x 63 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘T. Duryea, Artist & Photographer, by Appointment, 66 & 68 King William St., Adelaide / Prize Medal, Universal Exhibition 1867’; both the …

  • # 15754

PLIMER, Nathaniel, 1757-1822, attributed

A portrait miniature of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Brisbane, sixth Governor of New South Wales, 1821-1825

    # 15754

    PLIMER, Nathaniel, 1757-1822, attributed

    A portrait miniature of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Brisbane, sixth Governor of New South Wales, 1821-1825

    A fine portrait of a distinguished administrator whose political and social legacies were of immense importance in the shaping of the Colony of New South Wales. Portraits of such significant early Australian figures are of the utmost rarity.  [Attributed to Nathaniel Plimer, probably 1803-1804]. Portrait on ivory, in its original nine-carat gold mount, 70 x 53 mm; verso of …

  • # 15616

WALLIS, Captain James (1785? - 1858)

An historical account of the Colony of New South Wales and its dependent settlements;

    # 15616

    WALLIS, James, Captain, 1785?-1858

    An historical account of the Colony of New South Wales and its dependent settlements; in illustration of twelve views, engraved by W. Preston, a convict; from drawings taken on the spot by Captain Wallis, of the Forty-Sixth Regiment. To which is subjoined an accurate map of Port Macquarie, and the newly discovered River Hastings, by J. Oxley, Esq. Surveyor General to the Territory.

    One of Australia’s finest early plate books, coloured by a skilled hand to striking effect. London : R. Ackermann, 1821. Folio, half crushed morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, lacking the half-title, pp [iv] (with the “Extract from the Sidney Gazette“); 42, followed by 12 engraved plates of views (six are double page) and a …

  • The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1828)
ROSS, James (1786-1838)
# 14854

    # 14854

    ROSS, James (1786-1838)

    The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1828)

    Hobart : James Ross, Government Printer, 1828. A complete run of 52 issues for the year 1828: vol. XIII, no. 608, January 5, 1828 – vol. XIII, no. 659, December 27, 1828. Large quarto, bound in contemporary blue-papered boards with manuscript dates to front and spine; most issues [4] pp; some issues with supplement (Government …

  • The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1829)
ROSS, James (1786-1838)
# 14853

    # 14853

    ROSS, James (1786-1838)

    The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1829)

    Hobart : James Ross, Government Printer, 1829. A complete run of 50 issues for the year 1829: vol. XIV, no. 660, January 3, 1829 – vol. XIV, no. 709, December 26, 1829. Large quarto, bound in contemporary blue-papered boards with manuscript dates to front and spine; most issues [4] pp; some issues with supplement (Government …

  • The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1835)
ROSS, James (1786-1838)
# 14856

    # 14857

    ROSS, James (1786-1838)

    The Hobart Town Gazette (virtually complete run of issues for the year 1834)

    Hobart : James Ross and George Howe, Government Printers, 1834. A run of 49 issues for 1834: vol. XIX, no. 919, January 10, 1834 – vol. XIX, no. 968, December 18, 1834 (missing nos. 918; 928; 969). Quarto, all issues stitch bound, various paginations; a number of issues with supplements (Government acts); some issues with …

  • The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1835)
ROSS, James (1786-1838)
# 14856

    # 14856

    ROSS, James (1786-1838)

    The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1835)

    Hobart : James Ross and George Howe, Government Printers, 1835. A complete run of 52 issues for 1835: vol. XX, no. 970, January 1, 1835 – vol. XIX, no. 1021, December 25, 1835. Quarto, all issues stitch bound, various paginations; a number of issues with supplements (Government acts); some issues with subscriber's name [H.B. Fortesse] …

  • The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1837)
ROSS, James (1786-1838)
# 14855

    # 14855

    ROSS, James (1786-1838)

    The Hobart Town Gazette (a virtually complete run of issues for the year 1837)

    Hobart : James Ross and George Howe, Government Printers, 1837. A virtually complete run of 51 issues for 1837: vol. XXII, no. 1075, January 6, 1837 – vol. XXII, no. 1126, December 29, 1837 (missing no. 1078; but including the “Extraordinary issue” of July 11 1837). Quarto, all issues stitch bound, various paginations; a number …

  • A natural history of the birds of New South Wales,
LEWIN, John William (1770 -1819)
# 14850

    # 14850

    LEWIN, John William, 1770-1819

    A natural history of the birds of New South Wales, collected, engraved and faithfully painted after nature. By John William Lewin, A.L.S., late of Paramatta, New South Wales. New and improved edition, to which is added a list of the synonymes of each species, incorporating the labours of T. Gould, Esq., N. A. Vigors, Esq., T. Horsfield, M.D., and W. Swainson, Esq.

    A fine example, in original condition, of one of the rarest illustrated works of Australian natural history. London : Henry H. Bohn, 1838. Folio, original publisher’s binding of quarter crushed morocco, spine lettered in gilt ‘Lewin’s Birds of New Holland’, green cloth covered boards, yellow endpapers, pp [iv], 26 etched plates with original gouache hand-colouring, …

  • # 15627

MARSH, S[tephen] H[ale] (1805 1888)

[SHEET MUSIC] Dr. Leichhardt’s March, for the piano, composed on the successful termination of his Expedition, after having traversed a distance of nearly 3000 miles through a portion of Australia, hitherto untrodden by civilized man, by his friend, S. H. March.

    # 15627

    MARSH, S[tephen] H[ale] (1805 1888)

    [SHEET MUSIC] Dr. Leichhardt’s March, for the piano, composed on the successful termination of his Expedition, after having traversed a distance of nearly 3000 miles through a portion of Australia, hitherto untrodden by civilized man, by his friend, S. H. March. 

    London : T. Boosey & Co., [circa 1846]. Folio, lithographed title page [verso blank] with a scene of the expedition drawn by W. Boosey, slip cancel “for the piano” replacing “for the harp” (as in other copies); pp [1 blank], 2-5, [1 blank]; four leaves in total; occasional foxing, paper spine; a very good copy of this …

  • # 15436

GIBSON, Andrew Lucian (Scotland, 1796 - "Tirranna", near Goulburn, 1840)

Sketches made during the Napoleonic Wars and later (c.1815-1821), by military surgeon Dr. Andrew Gibson, founder of Tirranna station near Goulburn, New South Wales

    # 15436

    GIBSON, Andrew Lucian (Scotland, 1796 - "Tirranna", near Goulburn, 1840)

    Sketches made during the Napoleonic Wars and later (c.1815-1821), by military surgeon Dr. Andrew Gibson, founder of Tirranna station near Goulburn, New South Wales

    Nine leaves removed from a small early nineteenth century sketchbook, trimmed to various dimensions up to 160 x 100 mm, eight with watercolour and pencil vignettes and manuscript captions in ink, one with manuscript bearing the artist’s name, ‘Andrew Lucian Gibson’, laid down on a later nineteenth century backing sheet, 380 x 320 mm; in very good condition, with some mild …

  • # 15512

BANK OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND; [KELLY, James, 1791-1859]

Bank of Van Diemen’s Land cashier’s cheque, Ten Pounds Sterling in favour of James Kelly, 1829

    # 15512

    BANK OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND; [KELLY, James, 1791-1859]

    Bank of Van Diemen’s Land cashier’s cheque, Ten Pounds Sterling in favour of James Kelly, 1829

    ’16th May 1829. Pay to Self for house or Bearer the sum of Ten Pounds Sterling and place the same to Account of James Kelly [signatory]’; 94 x 175 mm, clean and legible. James Kelly (1791-1859), whaler and sealer, pilot and harbourmaster at Hobart Town, is known as the ‘father and founder of whaling’ in Tasmania (see entry on …

  • # 15798

BLOCKLEY, John (composer); NORTON, Caroline Sheridan

[SHEET MUSIC] Love not : a ballad /​ the music composed by J. Blockley ; the poetry selected from The soorows of Rosalie, written by The Honble. Mrs Norton.

    # 15798

    BLOCKLEY, John (composer); NORTON, Caroline Sheridan

    [SHEET MUSIC] Love not : a ballad /​ the music composed by J. Blockley ; the poetry selected from The soorows of Rosalie, written by The Honble. Mrs Norton.

    Sydney : G. Hudson & Co., 377 Pitt Street North, [1849, or earlier]. Folio, disbound, with later paper spine, engraved cover with calligraphic lettering in a variety of fonts, 5 pp of music notation; a very good copy. A scarce Sydney sheet music imprint from the pre-gold rush period. Only two copies of this edition are recorded in Australian …

  • # 15361

A letterpress description of the views of Sydney in 1810.

    # 15361

    A letterpress description of the views of Sydney in 1810.

    Sydney: William Dymock, Book Arcade, 1884. Quarto, self-wrappers, pp. 6, lithographed map ‘A new plan of the settlements in New South Wales, taken by order of Government. July 20th 1810’ (unfolded and thus discoloured the right portion). Letterpress description of the Dymock facsimile of the rare 1810 John Eyre views of Sydney, originally issued with the …

  • 2011_DSFB_2465

    # 15965

    CORTAMBERT, Richard

    [QUEENSLAND] Eliza Fraser : a brief account of her shipwreck, ordeal and rescue

    [article in] La Science pour tous : journal illustré paraissant tous les jeudis. 8e Année – No 2. 18 décembre 1862. Quarto, disbound, [pp 17-24, double columns], illustrated. A single issue of this weekly journal which contains a review (single column) by the French writer Richard Cortambert of the recently published book of narratives of …

  • # 15768

JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard

The art of Captain Cook’s voyages. Volumes one and two.

    # 15768

    JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard

    The art of Captain Cook’s voyages. Volumes one and two.

    Volume one : the voyage of the Endeavour 1768 – 1771. With a descriptive catalogue of all the known drawings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and the original engravings associated with them. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1985 (1986 reprint). Folio, cloth in dustjacket, pp. xv; 247, illustrated. Volume two :  the voyage of …

  • [FISHER’S GHOST] Une cause célèbre en Australie. L’esprit.
[LANG, John, 1816-64]

# 7006

    # 7006

    [LANG, John, 1816-64]

    [FISHER’S GHOST] Une cause célèbre en Australie. L’esprit.

    IN: L'ami de la maison, Paris : Paulin et Le Chevalier, vol. 1 no 11, March 20 1856, pp161-67 and vol. 1 no. 12, March 27 1856, pp177-82, each part with 3 engraved illustrations; contained within a bound volume of nos. 1-25 (the complete first volume), January-June 1856, quarto, contemporary quarter calf over marbled papered …

  • World sea voyage journey times and seamen’s voyage rations
Parliament of Great Britain
# 13862

    # 13862

    Parliament of Great Britain

    World sea voyage journey times and seamen’s voyage rations

    By the Commissioners for managing and causing to be levied and collected HIs Majesty’s Customs and other Duties 23d November 1832. [Great Britain : Parliament, 1833]. Quarto, disbound from a volume of H.M. Customs General Orders for 1833, [pp 12], with ink annotations. Contains a list of foreign goods that can be shipped duty free and …

  • A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay;
TENCH, Captain Watkin
# 14834

    # 14834

    Tench, Captain Watkin (1758-1833)

    A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay;

    $8,000 USD with an account of New south Wales, its production, inhabitants, &c. To which is subjoined, a list of the civil and military establishments at Port Jackson. London : J. Debrett, 1789. Second edition. Octavo, half-calf over marbled boards, spine in compartments with gilt fleurons, gilt lettered morocco title label, pp [xii, including the …

  • An account of a voyage to establish a colony at Port Philip in Bass’s Strait,
TUCKEY, James Hingston
# 14833

    # 14833

    Tuckey, James Kingston (1776-1816)

    An account of a voyage to establish a colony at Port Philip in Bass’s Strait,

    $6,000 USD on the South Coast of New South Wales : in His Majesty’s Ship Calcutta, in the years 1802-3-4 / by J. H. Tuckey, Esq. First Lieutenant of the Calcutta. London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; and J.C. Mottley, 1805. First edition. Octavo, original polished calf, gilt-decoration, expertly recased with new spine to style by …

  • The prevalent forms and causes of Sabbath desecration
McINTYRE, William (1805-1870); HOWE, Robert Charles (1820-1875), publisher
# 14806

    # 14806

    McINTYRE, William (1805-1870); HOWE, Robert Charles (1820-1875), publisher

    The prevalent forms and causes of Sabbath desecration

    Sydney : R. Howe, “Gazette” office, Lower George-street, [1841]. At head of title: Lecture III. Duodecimo, original plain blue wrappers, hand-sewn, 24 pp; a fine copy. Ferguson, 3244. The third in the series Lectures on the Sabbath, which was also published, along with lectures by John Dunmore Lang, M.T. Adam, James Fullerton, and John Tait, in …

  • The Tasmanian. Volume II, number 56. March 21, 1828. Subscriber copy of P.A. Mulgrave.
[MULGRAVE, Peter Archer, 1778-1847]
# 14472

    # 14472

    [MULGRAVE, Peter Archer, 1778-1847]

    The Tasmanian. Volume II, number 56. March 21, 1828. Subscriber copy of P.A. Mulgrave.

    Hobart Town : Printed and published by John Campbell MacDougall, at the Tasmanian Office, Elizabeth Street, March 21 1828. Folio newspaper, [4] pp, upper margin of first page with subscriber's name 'P.A. Mulgrave, J.P.' inscribed in ink and 2d newspaper duty stamp in orange; old folds (some tearing along the fold lines); a fragile but …

  • Travels in New South Wales
MARJORIBANKS, Alexander
# 14604

    # 14604

    MARJORIBANKS, Alexander

    Travels in New South Wales

    London : Smith, Elder & Co., 1847. Duodecimo, publisher's gilt-lettered red cloth (worn, chipped at head of spine), pp. vii; 267, waterstain to read endpapers. As well as much detail on the penal history of the colony, it includes chapters on Aborigines, Women in the colony and the new settlement at Port Phillip.  Ferguson 4593

  • Account of the steps taken, in England, with a view to the establishment of an academical
LANG, John Dunmore (1799-1878)
# 14501

    # 14501

    LANG, John Dunmore (1799-1878)

    Account of the steps taken, in England, with a view to the establishment of an academical

    institution, or college, in New South Wales : and to demonstrate the practicability of effecting an extensive emigration of the industrious classes from the mother country to that colony. Sydney : Printed by Stephens and Stokes, 1831. Octavo, old marbled wrappers, pp 27, first 2 leaves with minor creasing flaws, light foxing, pale water stain …

  • The poetical works of Robert Burns
BURNS, Robert
# 14178

    # 14178

    BURNS, Robert

    The poetical works of Robert Burns

    Printed for the booksellers in Australia. 1832. Octavo, modern half-morocco, lithographed title page [with vignette images of Tam O'Shanter and Souter Johnny, “His ancient trusty drouthy crony”] and frontispiece [“from Taylor's authenticate picture”], pp ix; [blank]; xiv; 284; 23 [glossary].  According to Gibson (Bibliography of Robert Burns …, Kilmarnock, 1881) the text is the 1813 …

  • The Pioneers of Sydney Cove.
RUMSEY, Herbert
# 14120

    # 14120

    RUMSEY, Herbert

    The Pioneers of Sydney Cove.

    With decorations by James Emery. Sydney : Sunnybrook Press, 1937. Quarto, gilt-lettered boards in dustjacket (fine), pp. 121, line illustrations, original card slipcase Limited to 150 numbered copies signed by the author and publisher. A near perfect copy. 

  • First settlers in Victoria
[HENTY, Henry, 1833-1912]
# 12366

    # 12366

    [HENTY, Henry, 1833-1912]

    First settlers in Victoria

    (Reprinted from the “Mission Field,” of Jan. 1, 1883). A significant association copy inscribed by Henry Henty, nephew of pioneer Port Phillip settler Edward Henty: “The Henty Family – Presented to the Club by Henry Henty”. Octavo, disbound, pp 7; foxed throughout.  Transcript of an address describing the establishment of the Portland Bay settlement. Originally …

  • A geographical dictionary ; or a gazetteer of the Australian colonies:
WELLS, William Henry
# 13989

    # 13989

    WELLS, William Henry

    A geographical dictionary ; or a gazetteer of the Australian colonies:

    their physical and political geography, together with a brief notice of all the capitals, principal towns, and villages; also of rivers, bays, gulfs, mountains, population and general statistics. Illustrated with numerous maps and drawings. Sydney : W. & F. Ford, 1848. Octavo, patterned cloth (worn), printed label to spine and map to front board, pen …

  • The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (facsimile edition limited to 100 copies, 1899)
# 13970

    # 13970

    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (facsimile edition limited to 100 copies, 1899)

    Reproduced by authority of the Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales, 1899. Angus & Robertson, 1899. Folio, half-crushed morocco over cloth (a few marks), lettered in gilt to the spine, bookplate from the W. R. Griffiths collection to front pastedown, unpaginated, foxing to edges, photo-lithographed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Sons of …

  • [BOTANY BAY]. The Gamester. The story of poor Tricket the Gamester.
# 12672

    # 12672

    [BOTANY BAY] The Gamester. The story of poor Tricket the Gamester.

    London : J. Marshall, R. White, S. Hazard, 1796. Octavo, 16pp., disbound from a larger volume, woodcut illustration, pale staining, very good. A rare early transportation chapbook telling the story of a tiler who, addicted to gambling, commits a robbery and is transported to Botany Bay in New South Wales. A good example of eighteenth …

  • The New South Wales Calendar and General Post Office Directory, 1833
RAYMOND, James (compiler)
# 13461

    # 13461

    RAYMOND, James (compiler)

    The New South Wales Calendar and General Post Office Directory, 1833

    [Sydney] : [Stephens &​ Stokes], [1832 or 1833]. Octavo, original half morocco over marbled boards, rebacked, preserving the original gilt decorated backstrip; front pastedown with early binder's label of William Moffitt, King Street, Sydney, and twentieth century bookplate; front free-endpaper with a presentation inscription from the Sydney shipping agents Messrs. Aspinall, Brown & Co., Sydney …

  • New South Wales in 1881 :
RICHARDS, Thomas
# 13940

    # 13940

    RICHARDS, Thomas

    New South Wales in 1881 :

    Being a brief statistical and descriptive account of the colony up to the end of the year, extracted chiefly from official records. Sydney : Thomas Richards, 1882. Second issue. Octavo, printed blue wrappers (chipped), pp. v; 144; 19 (advertisements), folding tables and map. 

  • Royal Society of Victoria. President’s inaugural address for 1860.
BARKLY, Henry Sir (1815-1898)
# 13929

    # 13929

    BARKLY, Henry Sir (1815-1898)

    Royal Society of Victoria. President’s inaugural address for 1860.

    [Cover title]. Also titled: President's inaugural address for 1860 / delivered by His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly … to the members of the Royal Society of Victoria at the anniversary dinner held on the 10th April, 1860. [Melbourne : The Society, 1860]. Octavo, string bound pamphlet, 17 pp, a fine copy. Includes reference to Burke …

  • [CONVICT BROADSIDE] Confession and execution of John Tawell, who was executed on Friday morning
[JOHN TAWELL]

# 2799

    # 2799

    [JOHN TAWELL]

    [CONVICT BROADSIDE] Confession and execution of John Tawell, who was executed on Friday morning

    at Aylesbury Gaol, for the wilful murder of Sarah Hart. London : Birt, Printer, 39 Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, [1845]. Single sheet, 500 x 370 mm, unmounted (small nick left hand edge, otherwise clean and legible), with large title in bold, wood-engraved illustrations of Tawell’s execution and of the prisoner in the condemned …

  • Alfred Dudley; or, the Australian settlers
[PORTER, Sarah]
# 13491

    # 13491

    [PORTER, Sarah]

    Alfred Dudley; or, the Australian settlers

    London : Harvey and Darton, n.d. [c. 1836]. Second edition. Duodecimo, gilt-illustrated cloth (spine sunned), all edges gilt, early owner's inscription to front free endpaper, engraved frontispiece (foxed); pp. 196. The second edition of what is referred to the first novel set in Australia, drawing largely from Dawson's 'The Present State of Australia'. Ferguson 1313; …

  • John Batman, the founder of Victoria (Presentation copy inscribed for Redmond Barry)
BONWICK, James
# 13591

    # 13591

    BONWICK, James

    John Batman, the founder of Victoria (Presentation copy inscribed for Redmond Barry)

    Melbourne : Fergusson and Moore, 1868. Second edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free-endpaper for “His Honour Sir Redmond Barry”. Small octavo, original blind embossed green cloth with gilt lettering to upper board, front pastedown with armorial bookplate of John McMahon and bookplate of John Chapman tipped in, pp 105, [2] …

  • Histoire générale des voyages,
Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763
# 13492

    # 13492

    Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763

    Histoire générale des voyages,

    ou, Nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusqu'à présent dans les différentes langues de toutes les nations connues … Tome Quarante-deuxie'me. A Paris : Chez Didot, 1753. [Volume 42]. Octavo, contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands, gilt ornament and contrasting leather title and …

  • At the antipodes
VERSCHUUR, G.
# 13474

    # 13474

    VERSCHUUR, G.

    At the antipodes

    Travels in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji Islands, The New Hebrides, New Caledonia, and South America 1888 – 1889. Translated by Mary Daniels. London : Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1891. First edition in English. Octavo, pictorial cloth, bookplate to endpapers, folding world map, illustrations. Ferguson 17709

  • Notes and gleanings [presentation copy]
GOUDIE, James T.
# 13473

    # 13473

    GOUDIE, James T.

    Notes and gleanings [presentation copy]

    being leaves from the diary of a voyage to and from Australia and New Zealand in 1893. Edinburgh : R & R Clark for private circulation, 1894. Octavo, half-calf over cloth (rubbed), bookplate to front pastedown, presentation inscription on blank to William Goudie from the author, pp. 168. Includes chapters on each state and the …

  • Australia and the East :
HOOD, John
# 13466

    # 13466

    HOOD, John

    Australia and the East :

    Being a journal narrative of a voyage to New South Wales in an emigrant ship : with a residence of some months in Sydney and the bush, and the route home by way of India and Egypt, in the years 1841 and 1842. London : John Murray, 1843. Octavo, publisher's purple cloth (spine faded), bookplate …

  • A glance at Australia in 1880, or, Food from the south : showing the present condition
FRANKLYN, H. Mortimer
# 13457

    # 13457

    FRANKLYN, H. Mortimer

    A glance at Australia in 1880, or, Food from the south : showing the present condition

    and production of some of its leading industries, namely wool, wine, grain, dressed meat etc. etc. … Melbourne : Victorian Review Publishing Co., 1881. Large octavo, publisher's pictorial cloth (a little rubbed to corners and head and foot of spine), pp xxxii (advertisements), 414, cv (Pastoral and agricultural directory of Victoria, New South Wales, South …

  • The Sydney Gazette, and New South Wales Advertiser. Vols I - II, 1803-1805
HOWE, George (1769-1821)
# 13451

    # 13451

    HOWE, George (1769-1821)

    The Sydney Gazette, and New South Wales Advertiser. Vols I – II, 1803-1805

    91 ISSUES OF THE FIRST AUSTRALIAN NEWSPAPER, FROM ITS FIRST TWO YEARS OF PUBLICATION. Sydney : G. Howe, 1803-05. Two full calf clamshell cases, silk-lined with gilt-lettering, custom made to the highest standard, housing the first two years of issue.  Vol. I (No. 1, March 5, 1803 – No. 52, February 26, 1804) : a …

  • Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. Volume Eight, number 320, February 17, 1810
HOWE, George (1769-1821)
# 13385

    # 13385

    HOWE, George (1769-1821)

    Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. Volume Eight, number 320, February 17, 1810

    Folio, disbound; incomplete, being one half of the bifolium only (i.e. the first 2 pages), loss at top edge and along fore-edge resulting in loss of text, in particular at the ends of lines on the first page; creasing, several small perforations with loss of text, paper strengthened in sections. Includes Government and General Orders …

  • Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. Volume Fifteen, number 723, September 27, 1817.
HOWE, George (1769-1821)
# 13387

    # 13387

    HOWE, George (1769-1821)

    Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. Volume Fifteen, number 723, September 27, 1817.

    Folio, disbound, [4] pages, original horizontal fold, two small sections with paper strengthening (tiny loss), a well preserved copy. Includes Government and General Orders issued during the preceding week. The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser was Australia's first newspaper. The first edition was printed by George Howe (1769-1821) and was issued on March …

  • Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (Volume XVI, 1818, virtually complete)
HOWE, George (1769-1821)
# 13196

    # 13196

    HOWE, George (1769-1821)

    Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (Volume XVI, 1818, virtually complete)

    Vol. XVI, no. 737, January 3, 1818 – vol. XVI, no. 788, December 26, 1818 (omitting no. 750). 51 issues, bound in one volume, folio, contemporary half calf over marbled boards; includes Government and General Orders, 2nd April 1818, reporting the death of Princess Charlotte; no. 785 with supplement; a few issues with subscriber's name …

  • Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (Volume XVII, 1819, virtually complete)
HOWE, George (1769-1821)
# 13195

    # 13195

    HOWE, George (1769-1821)

    Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (Volume XVII, 1819, virtually complete)

    Vol. XVII, no. 789, January 2, 1819 – vol. XVII, no. 840, December 25, 1819 (omitting no. 801). 51 issues, bound in one volume, folio, contemporary half calf over marbled boards; nos. 807, 823, 826, 827, 828 and 871 with supplement; first sheet of no. 818 repaired and incomplete (facsimile sheet bound in); second sheet …

  • Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (Volumes XVII-XVIII, 1819-20, virtually complete)
HOWE, George (1769-1821)
# 13173

    # 13173

    HOWE, George (1769-1821)

    Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (Volumes XVII-XVIII, 1819-20, virtually complete)

    Vol. XVII, no. 790, January 9, 1819 – vol. XVIII, no. 893, December 30, 1820 (omitting nos. 789, 822 and 849). 102 issues, bound in one volume, folio, later half calf over marbled boards, a number of issues with subscriber's name of Mr. Bean or T. Nileham, Esq.; nos. 807, 826 and 871 with supplement; …

  • Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. Volume Twenty-one, number 1006, February 27, 1823
HOWE, Robert (1795-1829)
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    # 13389

    HOWE, Robert (1795-1829)

    Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. Volume Twenty-one, number 1006, February 27, 1823

    Folio, disbound, [4] pages, lightly foxed, section of loss at top margin of the first 2 pages, original vertical and horizontal folds with long tear along the uppermost horizontal fold on the first 2 pages, small perforations along the centre margin. Includes Government and General Orders issued during the preceding week. The Sydney Gazette and …

  • 2016_DSFB_0775

    # 13144

    HOWE, Robert (1795-1829)

    Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (Vol. XXII, 1824, complete set of 53 issues)

    [Sydney] Australia : Printed and published by Robert Howe, 1824. Volume XXII, no. 1050, January 1, 1824 – no. 1102, December 30, 1824. Fifty-three issues bound in one volume, folio, later half calf over contemporary marbled boards; all issues [4] pp, text in 5 columns; nos. 1094, 1096, 1097, 1098, 1099, 1100, 1101, 1102 with …

  • 2016_DSFB_0781

    # 13146

    HOWE, Robert (1795-1829)

    Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (Vol. XXIII, 1825, 23 issues)

    [Sydney] Australia : Printed and published by Robert Howe, editor and proprietor, 1825. Volume XXIII, no. 1112, and nos. 1130-1162 (omitting 1131-2, 1135, 1142, 1148, 1153, 1156, 1158-61), March 10, 1825 – December 12, 1825. Twenty-three issues bound in one volume, folio, contemporary calf backed marbled boards; all issues [4] pp, text in 5 columns; …