Books & Bookplates

  • # 20571

    MARTIN-SCHERRER, Frédérique; HEREL, Petr (1943 - ) (artist); JACKSON, Philip

    Thierry Bouchard & Petr Herel : the shared book

    Translated from French by Margot Jones. [Melbourne and Canberra] : Disquiet Press, 2018. Edition of 100 copies, each with an original signed and numbered frottage (73 x 52 mm) by Petr Herel tipped-in on the half title. Octavo, printed blue wrappers, pp 1-38 (history of the Labyrinth Press by Martin-Scherrer), [39-56] (colour illustrations), 57-59 (notes), …

  • # 19651

    [NORDMANN, Gérard]

    Bibliothèque érotique Gérard Nordmann. Livres, manuscrits, dessins, photographies du XVIe au XXe siècle.

    Première partie, jeudi 27 avril 2006 [together with:] Seconde partie, jeudi 14 et vendredi 15 décembre 2006. Paris : Christie’s, 2006. Two volumes, quarto, pp. 295, 305, extensively illustrated. One of the finest collections of historical erotica ever formed, the two volume catalogue set lavishly illustrated with hundreds of reproductions.  

  • # 20610

    MARTIN-SCHERRER, Frédérique; HEREL, Petr (1943 - ) (artist); JACKSON, Philip

    Thierry Bouchard & Petr Herel : the shared book

    Translated from French by Margot Jones. [Melbourne and Canberra] : Disquiet Press, 2018. Edition of 100 copies, each with an original signed and numbered frottage (73 x 52 mm) by Petr Herel tipped-in on the half title. Octavo, printed blue wrappers, pp 1-38 (history of the Labyrinth Press by Martin-Scherrer), [39-56] (colour illustrations), 57-59 (notes), …

  • # 20607

    MARTIN-SCHERRER, Frédérique; HEREL, Petr (1943 - ) (artist); JACKSON, Philip

    Thierry Bouchard & Petr Herel : the shared book

    Translated from French by Margot Jones. [Melbourne and Canberra] : Disquiet Press, 2018. Edition of 100 copies, each with an original signed and numbered frottage (73 x 52 mm) by Petr Herel tipped-in on the half title. Octavo, printed blue wrappers, pp 1-38 (history of the Labyrinth Press by Martin-Scherrer), [39-56] (colour illustrations), 57-59 (notes), …

  • # 20544

    CRAIG, Clifford

    The engravers of Van Diemen’s Land

    Launceston : Tasmanian Historical Research Association, 1961. Edition limited to 1000 numbered and signed copies (no. 103). Large octavo, pictorial cloth boards, x, 172 pp, illustrated with black and white plates, a very good copy.

  • # 19665

    CHRISTIE'S

    The Trafalgar Bicentenary. The age of Nelson, Wellington and Napoleon

    London : Christie’s 2005. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 373, extensively illustrated. Landmark auction catalogue of the Napoleonic era.

  • # 19726

    OPPEN, Monica et al

    Text and texture : contemporary design bindings of the novels of Patrick White

    Sydney : Ant Press, 2012. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 28, illustrated. Exhibition catalogue of the Design Bookbinding Exhibition held at the State Library of NSW Bookshop 13th August to 29th October 2012. “This exhibition, Text and texture, of Australian contemporary designer bindings was prepared in conjunction with the exhibition The life of Patrick White…”–page [22] …

  • # 19908

    TURNER & HENDERSON

    Decorative letterhead of Turner & Henderson, booksellers, stationers, printers, lithographers, heraldic embossers, &c. Hunter Street, Sydney, 1886.

    Lithographed letterhead, 205 x 165 mm; with a handwritten memorandum dated March 29th 1886, to a customer, W. Walker Esq. of Windsor, informing him that his payment has been received and that ‘We have sent by this post Lucretius … Greville’s Year Book of Australia is expected out in a few days. Gordon & Gotch …

  • # 19907

    J. & D. McKELLAR

    Decorative letterhead of J. & D. McKellar, stationers & account book makers, machine paper rulers, bookbinders, engravers, lithographers & printers. Queen Street, Brisbane, 1877.

    Lithographed letterhead, 210 x 140 mm; being an invoice to the Gas Company, Brisbane, dated June 20th 1877, for the amount of £1/10s for a “letter case” and “Rough cash book”; Queensland 1d Stamp Duty revenue stamp and “payment received” annotation to bottom margin; mild toning, faint original fold lines, a few pin holes top …

  • # 19650

    [WOODHOUSE, Margaret]

    The Margaret Woodhouse Library

    Melbourne : Christie’s, 1991. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated, price list enclosed. The collection of late librarian and bookseller Margaret Woodhouse, founding member of ANZAAB and its President in 1989. Rodney Davidson’s copy (though not marked as such), with a few pen annotations.

  • # 19668

    CAREFOOTE, Pearce J.

    Flickering of the flame. Print and the Reformation

    Toronto : Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 2017. Narrow folio, illustrated wrappers, pp. 172, illustrated. Exhibition catalogue. ‘Among the highlights of this exhibition will be late Medieval vernacular texts, popular among the Humanists; early pamphlets by Luther and his associates; classics of the Continental Reformation, such as Calvin’s definitive 1559 edition of the Institutes; a …

  • # 19666

    CHRISTIE'S

    The Polar collection of Andreas Züst

    London : Christie’s, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 188, extensively illustrated. Landmark collection of polar books.

  • # 19655

    RAY, Gordon N.

    The illustrator and the book in England from 1790 to 1914

    New York : The Pierpont Morgan Library and Oxford University Press, 1976. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth, glassine, illustrated endpapers, pp. xxxiii; 336, extensively illustrated, a fine copy.

  • # 19661

    Sotheby's

    The library of the Earl of Macclesfield removed from Shirburn Castle. Part One : Natural History.

    London : Sotheby’s, 2004. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth, colour illustration, illustrated endpapers, 146, illustrated. The first sale catalogue of the famed Macclesfield library.

  • # 19613

    GILBERT, Jon (1972 - )

    Ian Fleming : the bibliography (deluxe edition)

    London : Queen Anne Press, 2012. First edition. Royal quarto, quarter-vellum over black boards, top edge gilt, black cloth slipcase, gilt-stamped with the arms of the Fleming family, pp. x; 692, (2), colour and black and white plates. The deluxe edition, limited to 250 copies specially bound. As new condition, in original mailing box. The …

  • # 19674

    BERGÉ, Pierre

    La Bibliothèque de Pierre Bergé. Deuxième vente, 8 et 9 Novembre 2016

    Paris : Pierre Bergé & Associés; Sotheby’s, 2016. Quarto, papered boards, unpaginated, extensively illustrated. With the pocketbook for recording prices at the auction. Incredible collection of antiquarian books from the library of Pierre Bergé