PHILLIP, Arthur (1738-1814)
with an account of the establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson & Norfolk Island; compiled from authentic papers, which have been obtained from the several departments, to which are added, the journals of Lieuts. Shortland, Watts, Ball, & Capt. Marshall; with an account of their new discoveries. London : John Stockdale, 1789. Quarto, full …
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.
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 …
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 [viii]; 23; , facsimiles of historical documents and manuscripts, light foxing to preliminaries, a very good copy.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.
KELLY, David St. L.
Kew, Victoria : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2014. Quarto, green cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, 377 pp, 24 full-page colour plates and black-and-white illustrations in the text, an as-new copy of a superbly produced publication, one which will surely become an essential reference on the subject. The biographies and work of more than 80 of …
PERRY, Bishop Charles et al
Melbourne : Church of England Book Depot, 1850. Vol. I. Octavo, publisher’s purple cloth, paper title label, frontispiece engraving of St Paul’s Melbourne by Thomas Ham, pp. vi; 340. The first volume and a scarce early Melbourne imprint, A total of four volume of the first series were published and a new series begun in …
Launceston : Foot & Playsted, 1964. Edition limited to 1000 numbered and signed copies. Large octavo, pictorial cloth boards, colour frontispiece, xii, 349 pp, illustrated with 81 plates (7 colour), a fine copy.
INGLETON, Geoffrey Chapman.
Rutland and Tokyo : Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1988. Reprint of the 1952 first edition. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (foxed), 280pp. reproducing illustrated broad-sides. An exploration on ephemeral early printings concerning Australia.
Melbourne : Book Collectors Society of Australia, 1985. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, glassine wrapper, pp. 32, essay by Wallace Kirsop, facsimile of the original sale catalogue. Limited to 500 copies. Signed by Kirsop, who wrote the introduction.
WHITE, John (1756-1832)
/ with sixty-five plates of non descript animals, birds, lizards, serpents, curious cones of trees and other natural productions by John White Esqre., Surgeon General to the settlement. London : J. Debrett, 1790. Quarto, full speckled calf, expertly rebacked with new spine, contrasting morocco title labels, decorated in gilt, marbled edges, pp [xviii], 299, , …
WHITE, John (1756-1832)
with sixty-five plates of non descript animals, birds, lizards, serpents, curious cones of trees and other natural productions by John White Esqre., Surgeon General to the settlement. London : J. Debrett, 1790. Quarto, full tree calf, gilt decorated borders, spine with detailed ornamental tooling, contrasting morocco title label, marbled endpapers, pp [xviii], 299, , 65 …
[=Voyage to the penal colony of New South Wales]. Series: Neueren Entdeckungsreisen Nach grösseren Reisewerken für die Jugend; Band 3. Leipzig : Julius Meissner, 1848. Small octavo, contemporary half blue morocco over marbled papered boards, 240 pp, illustrated with  steel-engraved plates, scattered foxing and browning (particularly to the plates), a small faint damp stain …
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 …
COLQUHOUN, Patrick (1745-1820)
contenant le détail des crimes et délits qui se commettent dans cette capitale, et indiquant les moyens de les prévenir….Traduit de l’Anglais sur la sixième édition. Paris : Léopold Collin, 1807. Two volumes octavo, contemporary red half calf over red boards (rubbed), spines with gilt numbers, decoration and stamped title labels, pastedowns and free endpapers …