BURNS, PHILP & CO. LTD. (MELBOURNE)
The scenic inclusive tour of Europe from Australia via Colombo, Bombay, Suez Canal, Port Said, Marseilles by R.M.S. Mooltan … April 1931.
Melbourne : Burns, Philp & Co. (printed by Arbuckle, Waddell Pty. Ltd.), [1930 or 1931]. Single folding sheet, 335 x 325 mm, folding to 235 x 115 mm, printed on both sides in blue, red and black, colour illustrated front depicting an ocean liner, with 4 smaller vignette illustrations accompanying the detailed tour itinerary which …
HART, Lionel (editor)
/ Edited by Lionel Hart. At sea : SS Pakeha (but printed at Cape Town by The Cape Times, Ltd.), . Quarto (280 x 220 mm), original pictorial wrappers featuring a ghostly illustration of The Somme battlefield surrounded by barbed wire (some silverfishing at top edges and light staining), staple bound, pp 8, with three …
MAWSON, Douglas (1882-1958)
[THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD: FIRST RUSSIAN EDITION] V strane purgi : istorii︠a︡ avstraliĭskoĭ antarkticheskoĭ ekspeditisii 1911-1914 gg.
/ Duglas Mouson ; perevod s angliĭskogo E.A. Karavaevoĭ. Leningrad [R.S.F.S.R.] : Glavsevmorput’, 1935. First Russian edition. Octavo (224 x 155 mm), publisher’s blue cloth with blind-stamped lettering and pictorial onlays to upper board, spine lettered in silver; frontispiece portrait of Mawson, pp VIII, 439, b/w photographic plates, with 3 folding maps at rear; text …
OCEAN STEAM SHIP COMPANY; ALFRED BOOTH & CO.
Ocean Steam Ship Company. Direct steam communication, via the Suez Canal, between Liverpool, the Straits Settlements, and China, every two days, without change at Suez, Ceylon, or elsewhere.
Liverpool, UK : Alfred Holt, . Foolscap folio sheet (330 x 212 mm), printed on both sides in black and red, recto with lithographed illustration of one of the Company’s ships, list of the Company’s eighteen iron screw steamers with names of captains and tonnage, sailing schedule for Suez, Penang, Singapore, Hong Kong, & Shanghai …
ORIENT STEAM NAVIGATION CO., LTD.
London : The Orient Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., 13 Fenchurch Avenue, E.C., . Folio (420 x 265 mm) bifolium, 3 pp, folding to 265 x 105 mm with printed title to outer side; original share application form still loosely enclosed; outer side a little dusty, but a near fine example. ‘The Orient Steam Navigation Company …
TURNER & HENDERSON
Albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 120 x 163 mm (mount), printed caption in gold beneath image ‘”Calliope’s” Farewell, October 3rd, 1889. Sydney, N.S.W.’; verso imprinted ‘Turner and Henderson, Sydney, N.S.W.’; print and mount with scattered foxing. The screw corvette HMS Calliope, under the command of Captain Henry Coey Kane, began her service on the …
ORIENT STEAM NAVIGATION CO., LTD.
At head of title: Company limited by shares. Incorporated 12th February, 1878. London : Printed by Waterlow Bros. & Layton, Birchin Lane and Lime Street, E.C., . First edition. Foolscap folio (330 x 200 mm), original printed pink wrappers (somewhat dusty, old vertical fold, paper split at head of spine), stitched, pp 19; internally clean. …
London : London : Hutchinson, 1972. Octavo, boards in dustjacket (slightly creased), pp. 320, illustrated.
FORSTER, Georg (1754-1794)
Sydney : Hordern House, 2007. Australian Maritime Museum Series No 6. One of 1000 copies bound in quarter tan kangaroo with speckled papered sides. Small quarto, frontispiece plate, pp 276; includes an introductory essay by Nigel Erskine, facsimile of the original German book, followed by an English translation; a fine copy. The German naturalist and …
Ishida, Saijirō [editor]
A copperplate engraving of Japanese naval information designed in the shape of a fan Kyōto : [Ishida Ubakutei, Meiji 7 (1874)?]. Copperplate engraving, 250 x 510 mm (irregular), minor creases, flags and insignia with original hand colour, a fine example, mounted to a backing sheet. An illustrated copperplate engraving with detailed table of geographical information, surrounded …
NATIONAL GAME COMPANY
Melbourne : National Game Co., [between 1912 and 1915?]. “Copyright no. 2607”. Thin board with original cloth backstrip (starting to separate), 310 x 480 mm, folding, front lacking the pictorial onlaid title label, juvenile inscription ‘Yacht Race’, fold-out game board printed in blue, yellow, red and black. This appears to be an early version of …
ADAMS & CO. (MELBOURNE)
[GOLD RUSH] For San Francisco, California. To Sail on the 25th of July, Positively. The First Class American Packet Ship “Louisa,” …
Fare to San Francisco : Steerage, £25. No Cabin Passengers taken. Freight taken at lower rates. For Freight or Passage, apply to Adams & Co., 69, Collins Street, West, Melbourne. Melbourne : Goodhugh & Trembath, 48, Flinders Lane, East, and 174, Elizabeth Street, . Clipper ship sailing card, 227 x 144 mm, printed recto only …
CHAMBERLAYNE, I. (Israel) (1795-1875)
The Australian Captive; or, An Authentic Narrative of fifteen years in the life of Wm. Jackman. In which, among various other adventures, is included a forced residence of a year and a half among the cannibals of Nuyts’ Land, on the coast of the Great Australian Bight. Also including, with other appendices, Australia and its Gold, from the latest and best authorities…
New York : C. M. Saxton, 1859. Third edition. Small octavo, original blind blocked black coth over boards, spine lettered in gilt (spine slightly rolled, front joint with short split in cloth); 2 lithographed frontispiece portraits of Jackman depicted in western clothing and as a naked “captive” (the first with small portion of loss at …
COLLINS, H. G.
London : H. G. Collins, circa 1852. Map with original hand colouring, lithographed from an engraving by J. Archer, 315 x 715 mm, dissected and laid on linen, showing the routes of emigrant ships from Britain to the colonies and distant lands, the map format unusually extended ‘in an east and west direction to show …
[HOOKER, Joseph Dalton, 1817-1911]
[ANTARCTICA] Naval Medical Supplemental Fund. Standing Orders and Regulations. (Issued to Joseph Dalton Hooker on his appointment as second surgeon on HMS Erebus)
For the Constitution and Government of the Supplemental Fund for the Relief of the Widows of Medical Officers in the Royal Navy. [London : Council of the Royal Navy, 183-?]. Octavo (230 x 135 mm), stitched as issued with blue paper spine, pp -54; the front is inscribed: ‘Mr Joseph Dalton Hooker. Admission Fee £2.6.0 …
DOOLEY, Gillian and Danielle CLODE
Mile End, S.A. : Wakefield Press, 2019. Large octavo (234 x 136 mm) trade paperback, pp x, 448, colour illustrations, maps; brand new publication. ‘The European maritime explorers who first visited the bays and beaches of Australia brought with them diverse assumptions about the inhabitants of the country, most of them based on sketchy or …