COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE,
[s.l. : Commonwealth Government of Australia, Department of Defence], 1961. Colour poster, 350 x 250 mm, offset printed; imprinted in image top right ‘R.A.A.F. POSTER 266 (NOV. 1961)‘; unmounted; some light wrinkling and creasing, otherwise very good. Trove locates no example in Australian collections of this highly emotive poster, which constitutes a tangible and sinister …
CHURHILL, Winston Spencer
London : Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. First edition. Octavo, illustrated cloth (a few stains, edges a little rubbed, slightly canted), frontispiece folding map printed in colour (short tear with tape repair to joint, slight misfold), pp. xiv; 498; ; 32, four plans (one folding), one quire very slightly sprung, some pencil underlining and early …
Hobart : J. Walch & Sons, 1885. Small octavo, gilt-lettered red cloth (lightly stained), hinges worn, pp. 304; 94; (4), advertisements to endpapers. Hobart Town and Launceston harbour signals, Tasmanian volunteer force lists, medical directory, shipping directory, mail services timetable, gold fields information, court information, advertisements for local businesses and much other fascinating contemporary material. …
ROSE STEREOGRAPH CO. (MELBOURNE)
Melbourne ; Sydney ; Wellington ; London : The Rose Stereograph Co., [circa 1915]. Stereoscopic gelatin silver print photograph, each image 82 x 75 mm, mount 93 x 175 mm, from the series The Allies’ Aerial Service, serial no. 12,933, printed title beneath image; the right-hand print has a tiny mark near the tail of …
WELLESLEY, Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852)
[Great Britain : s.n., 1852]. Embossed card with black border, 80 x 115 mm, letterpress text: ‘In Memory of His Grace, Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, who died at Walmer Castle, on Tuesday, September 14th, 1852, in the 84th Year of his Ahe. His memory will be ever dear to his country, as the …
[EAST INDIA COMPANY] GOUGH, Hugh, 1st Viscount Gough (1779-1869)
Bengal, Camp Hurruff (in ms.), 30 December, 1845. Printed recto only on parchment, 250 x 400 mm, folding to 250 x 100 mm; with entries in ms. recording the appointment of Charles Ross Mackenzie Esq. to the rank of Captain in the Service of the Honourable East India Company; signed by General Hugh Gough, Commander in Chief, East …
London : Grub Street, 2009. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 224, extensively illustrated. A fine copy. A history of the American War of Independence in printed caricatures, broadsides, prints and ephemera.
W. MADDERN; O. S. HEMPEL (maker)
[GLASS CINEMA SLIDE] Premier Bakery, Dandenong. Bread delivered, Dandenong & Districts. Your support solicited. W. Maddern, late A. I. F.
[Melbourne?] : O. S. Hempel, [1918 or 1919]. Glass magic lantern slide, 80 x 110 mm; maker’s name and date ‘O. S. Hempel’ in image lower left; in fine condition. A World War One-era glass cinema slide advertising the Dandenong (Victoria) bakery of W. Maddern, a returned serviceman who entreats the public to support his …
LINDSAY, Norman; FULLERTON, Peter
/ edited and with a commentary by Peter Fullerton. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1983. Large quarto, brown cloth boards with pictorial dustjacket, 251 pp, illustrated in black and white, 4 colour plates, hint of foxing to edges and preliminaries, but an uncommonly fine copy. Lindsay’s World War One cartoons, originally published in the Bulletin.
GELLERT, Leon (editor)
Sydney : John Fairfax, 1941. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 64, spine defective, tape repair This issue includes an illustrated essay by Bernard Hesling, articles on Chinese doorways, Australian architecture, interior decoration, gardening, fashion, administering first aid, Jerusalem, donating Blood, etc. Striking advertisements for David Jones, Rosella, Journey Cosmetics, Penfolds, Cyclax, Bovril Qantas, Joyce, etc. ‘Sydney …
GELLERT, Leon; LINDSAY, Norman
Sydney : Angus & Robertson 1917. Third, enlarged edition. Octavo, decorated cloth (flecked), illustrated endpapers, pp. 124, crease to title page, illustrated by Norman Lindsay. First edition to be illustrated by Lindsay.
London : G. Routledge, 1884. First edition. Octavo, illustrated yellowback boards (rubbed, joints weak, upper board nearly detached), pp. [iv]; 252 (pp. 31-32 torn with a chunk of text lost). A worn copy. ‘Major-General Charles George Gordon CB (28 January 1833 – 26 January 1885), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of …
JACK, Kenneth (1924 - 2006)
Brisbane : Booralong Publications, 1990. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (creased), some occasional foxing, pp. 104, illustrated. Signed by the artist on the title page.
STRECKER, Jacqueline et al.
Canberra : Australian War Memorial, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 31, illustrated. Includes works by Fred Leist, Arthur Streeton, Charles Bryant, A. H. Fullwood et al.
Geneva : Small Arms Survey, Graduate Institute of International Studies, . Series: Special report (Small Arms Survey) ; no. 5. Quarto (295 x 210 mm), publisher’s printed wrappers and protective clear plastic cover, 137 pp, photographic illustrations, maps, tables; a good copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to the inside …
OLDEKOP, August von
[A RELIC OF THE SIEGE OF SEBASTOPOL] Razgovory francuzsko-russko-německie = Dialogues français-russes-allemands = Französisch-russisch-deutsche Gespräche.
Sanktpeterburg : F. Bellizar, 1837. First edition. Octavo, contemporary half calf over papered boards (upper board detached, boards heavily scuffed and corners worn), original backstrip lettered in gilt (loss to leather at head and tail); front pastedown inscribed in ink ‘Found in Sebastopol, September 1855’; front free-endpaper with a presentation inscription in the same hand: …