[U.K.] : s.n., [c.1950]. Oblong quarto, cloth backed boards with illustrated title design in pen and ink on card onlaid to front (repaired tear at bottom corner), with a smaller illustrated design on lower board, metal clasp to spine; title leaf and 86 pp, manuscript in ink, with numerous drawings and decorations in pen and …
American Novelty Entertainers : Wild West dramas : Deadwood Dick … The Kelly Gang … Buffalo Bill … The Silent Chief …For Liberty & the Flag … The Waif of the Waves …
West Maitland, NSW : T. Dimmock, Litho. and General Machine Printer, [1902-1906]. Chromolithographed poster, 960 x 380 mm, contemporary handwritten notice across upper margin ‘Benefit to Blondin’; old vertical and horizontal folds, mild creasing and marginal staining, edges a little roughened, a few annotations in pencil, small loss at top corner; unbacked. An unrecorded theatre …
Souvenir programme of Coogee’s farewell to Miss Phyllis Gibbs, Winner of First National Australasian Film Contest, and Evening News Unshingled Beauty Contest.
Also titled: Coogee’s public farewell to Miss Phyllis Gibbs, Boomerang Theatre, Thursday, 19th May 1927. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (hole punched) with portrait of Miss Gibbs and artist’s impression of the completed Coogee Pier (1928-34); staples rusted;  pp, including full-page photographic montage with nine portraits of the photogenic Miss Gibbs, ‘Australia’s latest offer to American …
ADELAIDE CHORAL SOCIETY
[Adelaide] : [Adelaide Choral Society], 1906. Broadside, 280 x 215 mm, printed recto only in blue ink on buff paper; paper toned, old horizontal and vertical fold lines with short tears at ends of each, chipped at upper right edge.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. Octavo, decorated cloth, owner’s name to front pastedown, pp. viii; ; 111, illustrated. Musical anecdotes from the jazz age.
LIFAR, Serge (1905-1986); DIAGHILEV, Serge (1872-1929)
Paris : Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1939. Exhibition catalogue. Quarto, original printed wrappers with pictorial onlay on gold paper featuring a costume design by Bakst; 39 pp, illustrated with 35 b/w photographic reproductions; lists 555 costume and set designs by Benois, Bakst, Picasso, Matisse, Derain, Braque, Laurencin, Chririco, Gris, Rouault, Survage, Utrillo, Larionov, etc.; text …
[Melbourne : J.C. Williamson, 1904]. Quarto, original pictorial wrappers with onlaid portrait of Miss Tittell Brune (a little sunned at edges of wrappers, mild creasing at corners), original ties,  pp, with 7 full-page photographic plates by Talma Studios; a fine copy. Minnie Tittell Brune (1875-1974) was an American actress who was a major success on Australian …
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; [HESS, Julia Myra, Dame, 1890-1965]
Revised and fingered by Dr. Hans von Bülow and Dr. Sigmund Lebert. Translations by Dr. Theodore Baker. With a biographical sketch of the composer by Theodore Baker. In two books. Book 1: 17 sonatas. New York : G. Schirmer, Inc., 1923. Quarto, in a custom binding for the celebrated British pianist Dame Myra Hess, of …
[CLYNES, Manfred, b.1925]
The University of Melbourne … presents Manfred Clynes, “Pianist of world stature”. Repeat performance. Bach’s monumental Goldberg Variations …
[Melbourne : The University of Melbourne, 1950]. Broadside , 290 x 225 mm, printed on both sides, illustrated; verso with biography of Clynes and contemporary Australian newspaper reviews of his performances; original horizontal fold, in good condition. Scarce flyer for a concert at the Melbourne Assembly Hall on 7 August 1950, given by Vienna-born emigre …
TSCHAIKOWSKY, Peter Ilich (composer); WYNN, Hubert (arranger); OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (illustrator)
Melbourne : Allen & Co., 1941. “Simplified piano edition”. Large quarto, pictorial wrappers with colour illustration by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, lower wrapper with publisher’s advertisement, staple bound, 19 pp (musical notation), internally clean and sound, a very good copy.
[CHAUVEL, Charles, 1897-1959]
[Sydney : Columbia Pictures Proprietary Ltd., circa 1954]. Quarto, publisher’s illustrated wrappers,  pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white with stills from the film, behind-the-scenes shooting, and portraits of the actors; line-drawn map; a fine copy. Extravagantly produced publication which explains the background to the making of Charles Chauvel’s landmark film. It starred indigenous actors …
Paris : Théatre Fémina Editeur, 1923. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers, staple bound,  pp, text by Joseph Kessel, with black-and-white photographic illustrations plus 6 colour plates of set designs by Nikolai Remisoff and Sergei Soudeïkine; a superb copy. Programme for the 1923 Paris season of impresario Nikita Balieff’s touring theatre revue La Chauve-Souris (The …
HASKELL, Arnold (editor)
London : The Claridge Gallery, 1930. Octavo, printed wrappers with inlay illustration, portion of original wrap around banner, pp. 58, (6), photographic illustrations by Sasha. A fine, near mint copy. A rare contemporary catalogue of an important exhibition of material relating to the Ballets Russes. As well as many beautiful photographs it includes a list …
[Errol FLYNN, 1909-1959]
Twenty-one photographic postcards, most coloured, all published in London in the 1930s; various series, including Colourgraph, Picturegoer, and Film Partners; all postally unused, with no writing on the backs; 10 are in superb condition; 11 have an early collector’s pin holes at top and bottom edges; [together with] a 1930s publicity photo of the actor, …
[Yvonne DE CARLO]
Sydney : The Photoplayer, 1952. Quarto (270 x 220 mm), pictorial wrappers featuring Yvonne De Carlo in ‘Tomahawk’, staple bound, 19 pp, photographic illustrations throughout; a very good copy. Appears unrecorded in Australian collections.
Sydney : The Photoplayer, 1948. Quarto (270 x 220 mm), pictorial wrappers featuring Merle Oberon in ‘Night Song’, staple bound, 19 pp, photographic illustrations throughout; a very good copy. Appears unrecorded in Australian collections.