Brisbane : Booralong Publications, 1990. Quarto, boads in dustjacket, some offsetting to endpapers, pp. 104, illustrated. Signed by the artist on the title page.
HURLEY, James Francis (Frank), 1885-1962
An archive of photographs documenting the experience of soldiers of the Australian Imperial Force on the Western Front, 1917-18.
Group of 44 (forty-four) gelatin silver prints in identical format 145 x 200 mm, unmounted; all versos with Frank Hurley’s negative number in pencil, and ten with an additional contemporary manuscript caption in ink (clearly written by an eyewitness) as follows: St. Quentin Canal; Passchendaele Stunt. Duck walk track; 48th Battalion awaiting orders to “Hop” in the Big …
Small archive of cinema tickets souvenired by an Australian soldier in Alexandria, Egypt, in April 1941.
Group of thirteen tickets, various sizes up to 90 x 120 mm; cinemas include the Rialto (2), the Rio, the Ritz (2), the Royal (2), the Lido, the Strand (2), the Mohamed Aly, La Gaîté and the Radio Ciné; one is inscribed ’64 General Hospital April 1941′; all printed in French, on cheap and brittle paper; occasional …
ROBERTS, Rowland G., R.A.N.
By Yeoman of Signals Roberts, R.A.N. Perth : Patersons Printing Press Ltd., . Octavo, cloth (sunned and flecked), inscription to the endpaper dated 1942, pp. 148; , lacks the rear free endpaper, a good copy. The tragic and dramatic story of the sinking of the H.M.A.S. Perth by the Imperial Japanese Navy at the Battle …
[HELE]. WILKINS, Lola
Canberra : Australian War Memorial, . Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 88, illustrated in colour; a fine copy. From the library of art historian Leigh Astbury, signed by him on the half-title.
Darwin, NT : Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, 1995. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers (slight edge wear), pp. 120, illustrated. Gittoes’ artistic observations of Cambodia, Somalia, Western Sahara & the Middle-East as an official Australian War Artist.
Cover: With compliments and Greetings from the Citizens. Adelaide : J.B. Siddall, . Small octavo (180 x 117 mm), pictorial wrappers printed in sepia (mild foxing), lower wrapper with street map of Adelaide, inner wrappers with  sepia photographic plates; contains a concertina foldout with  black and white photographic views and  reproduction of …
Canberra : Australian War Memorial, 1984. Oblong quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 112, illustrated.
COUNIHAN, Noel (1913 - 1986)
London: Collet’s Holdings Ltd., 1950. Later lettered paper portfolio (385mm tall), cut lettering from the original folio pasted on (foxed), 4pp. letterpress (long split along fold), twelve linocuts on separate sheets, very good examples. Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist, this is number 88. In this example, each linocut has been signed by …
McKENZIE, Frederick Arthur
London : Hurst and Blackett, 1905. Octavo, gilt-illustrated cloth (spine sunned), pp. x; 340, photographic illustrations, folding map. An Englishman’s account of the Russo-Japanese War, written in Tbilisi.
WEBSTER, H. (Hartley)
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 61 mm (mount); recto with contemporary identifying caption in ink to bottom margin ‘J. Derrom’; verso imprinted ‘Photographed by H. Webster, Queen Street, Auckland’; the albumen print has a few scattered ink spots and surface rubbing; the mount is a little toned but in good condition. Major …
Portrait of Colonial William Charles Lyon (1825-1887), taken during the New Zealand Wars. Auckland, circa 1868; together with three other portraits of New Zealand soldiers taken around the same time.
I. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 97 x 60 mm (mount); no photographer’s imprint; the print with some mottling in the negative, otherwise good condituion; the mount trimmed at the edges; accompanied by a cutting from the album wondow mount from which the photograph was removed, with fully contemporary identifying caption in pencil …
MITCHELL (LONDON) (publisher)
Two albumen print photographs, carte de visite format, each 101 x 63 mm (mounts), versos with impint of ‘Mitchell. Military Bookseller, 39, Charing Cross‘, and in manuscript in ink ‘New Zealand‘ within a printed cartouche; both cartes are in fine condition. These are likely to be officially authorised photographs of the prototype for the New …
Melbourne : Fox Galleries, 2019. Quarto, silver blocked white wrappers, pp. 65, illustrated. “Five Soldiers: Untold Stories of World War One is a monograph which pays tribute to the lives of five pharmacy students whose lives were tragically cut short by World War One and to the one student who survived the horrors of the …
CARLISLE, Leslie J.
Sydney : Leslie J. Carlisle, 2008. Thick folio, cloth in dustjacket (sunned, corners a little bumped, a couple of short tears to head of jacket), pp. xx; (ii); 681, extensively illustrated. Loosely enclosed : the 20 page Supplementary Price Guide. The standard reference in the field, a scholarly and substantial publication printed in small numbers …
COUNIHAN, Noel, and LINDSAY, Jack.
Preface by Robert Smith. Melbourne: Gryphon Books, n.d. . Large oblong quarto, quarter maroon morocco with gilt-lettered boards in matching slipcase, numerous colour plates reproducing Counihan linocuts, additional suite of the plates in black and white contained in a stiff paper maroon folder. Limited to 250 copies signed by Lindsay and Counihan. When Jack Lindsay …