Melbourne : Macmillan, 1987. Oblong quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 96, illustrated. The first European artists in Australia.
HUNT, Susa and CARTER, Paul
Sydney : Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales in association with Hordern House, 1999. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 150, extensively illustrated. Art from the Baudin voyage to Australia.
BESWICKE, Mabella (née Mayall) (attributed)
Writing case belonging to Mabella Beswicke (Mayall), wife of Port Phillip pioneer Charles Beswicke of Moodie Yallo Station.
[Between 1835 and 1840]. Portable case for writing accessories and paper, of thick card covered with hand-sewn floral-patterned purple velvet trimmed with corduroy, the underside covered in black silk, 220 x 285 x 30 mm (slightly irregular), with four flaps opening to 460 x 460 mm; the exposed card of the interior floor and flaps …
HOWE, George 1769-1821; BLAXCELL, Garnham 1778-1817; BENT, Ellis 1783-1815; FOSTER, James; JAMES, Joseph
Promissory note, dishonoured, signed by Garnham Blaxcell for 250 pounds to be paid in good Government Bills to Captain Joseph James, Sydney, 20 March 1812, watermarked paper, 73 x 200 mm; accompanied by a notice of protest form dated 16 August 1813 signed by Ellis Bent, Judge Advocate and James Foster, Clerk for Ellis Bent, …
[ELLIS, Theophilus Tighe, Captain (1782-1834)]
Letter concerning the inheritance of lands owned by Superintendent Theophilus Ellis in the Swan River Colony.
Manuscript letter addressed to ‘The Hon’ble Colonial Secretary, Perth, Western Australia’ [Peter Nicholas Broun], headed ‘Cockermouth, Cumberland, 4 January 1842′, written by the as yet unidentified husband of one of Theophilus Ellis’ nieces. Single sheet, 265 x 410 mm, bifolium, written in ink on  pages, the fourth used for the address; the letter is …
Charles Joseph La Trobe. Superintendent of the Port Phillip District 1839 – 1851, Lieutenant-Governor of Victoria 1851 – 1854
Melbourne : University Press, 1956. Octavo, cloth in dustjacket, pp. viii; 157, illustrated.
[Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Alfred Duke of, 1844-1900]
[Melbourne] : s.n., [circa 1870]. Folio, original quarter red morocco over purple cloth with gilt embossed crown and lettering and double rule (boards somewhat faded and marked, corners bumped, spine scuffed and frayed at head and tail), silk endpapers, front and rear hinges weakening at head and tail,  pp and folding plate, contents clean …
ST. AULAIRE, Achille
Paris : Chez Aubert & Cie., n.d. [c 1840]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (marked, crudely stitch bound), 24 leaves of lithographed plates (occasional foxing), a couple of plates loose, generally worn. An imaginary voyage around the world, each exotic location illustrated with a detailed lithograph with accompanying text in French and English. Includes plates on Australian …
TOMLINSON, Geoffrey William
Melbourne : The Hawthorn Press, 1963. First edition. Octavo, vermillion cloth in clipped dustjacket (edges worn), 143 pp, illustrated, a fine copy. THP 423.
Australasia : books, maps, original water colour drawings, oil paintings and coloured plates relating to Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand and the islands of the Pacific Ocean including a fine series of original water colour drawings of Sydney and its harbour by Conrad Martens.
Cover title : Australasia old and new. London : Francis Edwards, 1928. Catalogue 505. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, tape repair to spine, fore edge foxed, catalogue of 1537 works, with prices.
BRIDE, Thomas Francis
Being a series of papers on the early occupation of the colony, the aborigines etc. Melbourne : the Trustees of the Public Library, 1898. Octavo, lettered cloth, pp 325. folding map (short tear). Interesting letters about the foundation of Port Phillip colony.
LEICHHARDT, Ludwig 1813-1848
a distance of upwards of 3000 miles, during the years 1844-1845. London : T. & W. Boone, 1847. First edition. Octavo, original embossed olive cloth boards (edges rubbed), spine with gilt lettering, rebacked with spine laid down, endpapers replaced, pp 8 (publisher’s advertisements), xx, 544, frontispiece and 6 aquatint plates (1 folding), (12 – a second …
Melbourne and Sydney : George Robertson & Company, 1888. Small octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (worn), frontispiece lithographed portrait of the author, 178 pp, lacking the rear endpaper, errata slip.
PESCOTT, Edward Edgar.
Melbourne: H. A. Evans, 1939. Quarto, quarter cloth over lettered boards (edges rubbed), 43 pp., frontispiece portrait. Limited to 250 signed copies. From the library of noted collector F. G. Coles, his bookplate on front pastedown.
London : Oxford University Press, 1954. Octavo, cloth in illustrated dustjacket (price clipped and a trifle flecked), pp. xviii; 578, illustrations, fore edge a little foxed, else fine. One of the great early pioneering families of Australia.
Sydney : W. A. Gullick, Government Printer, 1913. Folio, lettered green cloth, armorial bookplate for Edward Angas Johnson to front pastedown, pp. [viii]; 23; , facsimiles of historical documents and manuscripts, light foxing to preliminaries, a very good copy. Foundation documents for Australia.