[Melbourne] : Hellenic Museum, 2016. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 218, illustrated. ‘Gods, Myths & Mortals is and exhibition unlike any other in Australia. It includes close to 200 highy-quality objects, representing 8,000 years of Greek history and culture. The pieces showcase the many achievements of the Greeks and the struggles and triumphs of our history. This …
Riyadh : Dept. of Antiquities and Museums, Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, circa 1980. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 48, illustrated. Text in Arabic and English.
ZIEGLER, Hieronymus; BIRCK, Sixt; CROCUS, Cornelius; ZOVITIUS, Jacobus
[BINDING] Dramata sacra : comoediae atque tragoediae aliquot e Veteri Testamento desumptae, quibus praecipuae ipsius historiae ita eleganter in scenam producuntur, ut vix quicquam in hoc argumenti genere juventuti Christianae proponi utilius possit : magna parte nunc primum in lucem editae : earum vero catalogum statim a praefatione invenies.
Basileae : [Ex officina Joannis Oporini], . Duodecimo (163 x 98 mm), contemporary elaborately blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, both covers with floral decoration at centre within rectangular panel with triple fillet border, framed by a sequence of figural elements depicting Biblical scenes separated by narrow spaces with blind tooled lettering; the front cover has …
HARPER, Henry Andrew (1835-1900)
London : The Religious Tract Society, 1888. First edition. Large quarto (320 x 260 mm), publisher’s oatmeal cloth over bevelled boards, upper board and spine with gilt-stamped lettering and pictorial device (light staining to boards and spine), all edges gilt, title page in red and black, 128 pp, with  photogravure plates, all with tissue …
CONNOR, Peter and JACKSON, Heather
A catalogue of Greek vases in the collection of the University of Melbourne at the Ian Potter Museum of Art
Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2000. Folio, boards in dustjacket, pp. 208, extensively illustrated. A fine copy, near-new. The catalogue of the University of Melbourne’s superb collection of Greek vases is now published as a sumptuous, fully colour-illustrated, cloth-covered volume which will suit the needs of students, researchers and interested readers. This richly illustrated book …
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 …
DAVIS, S. G. and TREGEAR, Mary
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press. 1961. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 183 – 212, text diagrams, illustrated with 15 photographic plates. Offprint from Asian Perspectives, vol. 4, 1960. Limited to 300 copies, scarce.
A catalogue of Cypriot antiquities at the University of Melbourne and in the Ian Potter Museum of Art
Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2008. Folio, boards in dustjacket, pp. 271, extensively illustrated. A fine copy, near-new. The University of Melbourne’s collection of Cypriot antiquities was established and developed between the 1930s and 1960s. Largely ceramic, and extending from the Bronze Age to the Roman, Sally Salter’s comprehensive research into the collection – many …
with the Earliest English Translation (1694), now first reprinted with an Introduction, together with one hundred illustrations by Norman Lindsay. London : privately printed by Ralph Straus, 1910. Quarto, gilt-lettered quarter-vellum over papered boards (edges rubbed, some restoration to the vellum), top edge gilt, other edges uncut, 303 pp, one hundred black and white plates …
Melbourne : Anajah Press, 2015. Octavo, handpainted card wrappers, pp. , illustrated. An artist’s book of photomontaged text and poetry by Melbourne creator Theo Strasser, limited to 50 numbered and signed copies. ‘An artist’s book by Theo Strasser, compiled from altered and montaged photographs which have been digitally reproduced, and acrylic and gouache paintings on …
Raymond of Sabunde (c.1385-1436)
Theologia naturalis sive Liber creatura[rum] specialiter de homine [et] de natura eius in qua[n]tum homo. :[et] de his qu[a] sunt ei necessaria ad cognoscendu[m] seip[su]m [et] Deu[m] [et] om[n]e debitu[m] ad q[uo]d ho[mo] tenet[ur] et obligatur tam Deo q[uam] p[ro]ximo.
Impressus Nurembergae : Per Anthoniu[m] koberger [sic] inibi co[n]cluem, 1502. Folio (290 x 210 mm), contemporary sheep over wooden boards (lacking clasps), elaborate blind-tooling to both boards, upper board including a panel containing abbreviated title, below it a partially remnant contemporary paper label with manuscript in red and black; A-Q8 R6; title with early (unidentified) …
Exhibition jointly arranged by Department of Classical Studies, University of Melbourne and School of Art and Design, Chisholm Institute of Technology. Melbourne : Chisholm Institute of Technology, 1988. Printed poster, 630 x 450 mm.
RMIT Faculty of Art Gallery, Melbourne 1982. From the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria & the Australian Institute of Archaeology, 15 – 16 June. Screenprinted poster, 385 x 290 mm.
From the collections of the National Gallery of Victoria, the Australian Institute of Archaeology & the University of Melbourne. Melbourne : RMIT Faculty of Art Gallery, 1983. Screenprint poster, 770 x 570 mm.
PANZIROLI, Guidi (1523 - 1599)
Leipzig: Johann Friedrich Gleditsch, 1721. Quarto, full calf (rubbed), spine with raised bands, gilt-lettered contrasting title label, previous owner’s bookplate and inscriptions to endpapers, edges stained red, portrait frontispiece, pp. [xxxii]; 660; (20); ornamental headpiece, tailpiece and initials, top of leaves a2 and a3 remargined, overall very good. Panciroli’s guide to legal practice based on biographical …
Soma : guarding the body poems from the fragments of the pre-Socratic philosophers with typographic images
Melbourne : Electio Editions, 2008. Octavo, publisher’s brown papered boards in burnt orange cloth-covered slipcase (slight wear to corner), 48 pp., with numerous illustrations; internally pristine, a fine copy. Signed and numbered by the poet. Number 4 of 30 copies. “I first encountered the pre-Socratic philosophers in Kathleen Freeman’s translation in the early 1960s. Since then I …