BOYD, Charles, 1827-1897 (printer); [CLISSOLD, Stephen Thomas, 1825-1898]
Complimentary Dinner to S. T. Clissold, Esq., P.M., at Craig’s Royal Hotel, Ballarat on Friday, September 18th., 1863.
Chairman – R. Le Poer Trench, Esq., Vice-Chairman – Robert Lewis Esq., C.M.C., James Baker, Esq., Hon.Sec. Boyd, Printer, Ballarat. Lithograph printed on silk in oval format, 105 x 80 mm (irregular), laid down on the original tissue backing, 220 x 190 mm, with original paper lace overlay, 220 x 190 mm; two light vertical and …
GREAT BRITAIN. PARLIAMENTARY PAPER.
Australasia. Correspondence relating to Chinese immigration into the Australian colonies, with a Return of Acts passed by the Legislatures of those Colonies and of Canada and British Columbia on the subject.
London : Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office, by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1888. Folio (330 mm), printed blue wrappers (a little chipped at edges, paper loss along spine), pp x, 87; a few pencilled annotations, but a very clean copy in the original wrappers.
MUSGRAVE, Anthony (1849-1912)
British New Guinea : an abstract of statistical notes, etc. prepared for the use of publishers of almanacs, directories, &c., for the year 1891.
Brisbane : Watson, Ferguson & Co., printers, Queen Street, 1890. Octavo (212 mm), modern wrappers with facsimile of the original front cover laid on, 16 pp (including title leaf); light foxing to first and last leaves, else very good. With notes on geography, public officers (judicial, constabulary, treasury, customs, native control etc.), demographics, trade, settlements, …
AUBREY, William Hickman Smith
London : James Hagger, circa 1870. Three volumes, quarto, half blue calf over marbled papered boards (scuffed), contrasting morocco title labels lettered in gilt, marbled edges, marbled endpapers, bookplates, pp. xi; 790; xi; 762; xx; 1023; xliii, illustrated with numerous illustrations, plates, maps and facsimiles. A very good set.
CALDESI, BLANFORD & CO.
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 98 x 58 mm (mount), verso with imprint of Caldesi, Blanford & Co., Photographers, 13 Pall Mall East, London; the print has lost a little definition but is in very good condition, as is the mount. Photographic portrait of Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey (1802-1894). As Colonial …
HOMOSEXUAL CONFERENCE COLLECTIVE
[Melbourne : Homosexual Collective, 1975]. Oblong quarto, illustrated card wrappers (marked and stained), plastic comb binding, pp. 86, a few light stains. ‘Forty-two years before the same-sex marriage postal survey, twenty-two years before Ellen DeGeneres came out on television, one month before sexual acts between men were even legal anywhere in Australia, six hundred self-identified …
Edited by Shirley Barton. Foreword by Joseph Needham, F. R. S. Shanghai : China Monthly Review, 1952. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (toned), pp. [xiv]; 196, illustrated. The author, a New Zealander, had lived in China for 25 years and witnessed great poverty and hardship among the Chinese people. This is his account of why the 1949 …
Images of an Australian enlightenment : the story of Lachlan and Elizabeth Macquarie’s treatment of the convicts as a history tale for today.
London : Unicorn, . Small quarto (245 x 20 mm), publisher’s cloth backed pictorial boards with a specially commissioned design by Indigenous artist Rosella Namok; 272 pp, extensively illustrated, with Notes, Select Bibliography and Index; a new copy. ‘This is the story of two Scots: Lachlan Macquarie, governor of the British colony of New South …
EVANS, Joyce (1929 - 2019)
Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 183, illustrated. New copy. Some think it all happened in the 1960s but Joyce Evans, acclaimed photographer of Australia’s land and its people, goes back to her youth and memories of her many adventures as a student activist. In 1949, aged 19, she set sail …
London : The Jewish Agency for Palestine, May 1930. Octavo, original printed grey wrappers (sunned along spine and with a couple of insignificant marks), pp 111; internally clean and bright, a near fine copy. A rare Zionist publication issued as a response to the Shaw Commission Report of March 1930 on the riots that erupted …
HIMMELWEITH, Susan et al.
London : PDC and Womens Publishing Collective, 1976 (1978 edition). Octavo, illustrated wrappers (some browning), pp. 83, previous owner’s name to title page, a very good copy. Includes essays by Susan Himmelweit, Allison Tomlin, Ross Coward, Cora Kaplan, Kate Young, Patricia Langton, Elisabeth Croll, Erica Flegg, and Mary McIntosh.
KOEN, Susan and SWAIM, Nina
Norwich VT : WAND, 1982. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 74, illustrated. A feminist anti-nuclear manifesto.
CHESTER, Gail et al.
London : In Theory Press, 1979. Octavo, lettered wrappers, pp. 38, folding table (Tendencies in the Women’s Liberation Movement). ‘These papers were produced by the organising collective for the one-day Radical Feminist meeting held at White Lion Free School, London N1 on April 8th, 1979’.
Women's Collective, Communist Party of Australia.
Women on women : submission to the Queensland Commission of Inquiry into the Status of Women (1973-1974)
Brisbane : Communist Party of Australia, 1974. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (marked), staple bound, pp. iv; 53, roneo typescript. Queensland feminism in the 1970s.
HESS, Katharine; LANGFORD, Jean and ROSS, Kathy
Feminismo primero : un ensayo sobre separatismo lesbiano = Feminism first : an essay on lesbian separatism
Seattle, WA : Tsunami Press, 1981. Octavo, lettered wrappers, staple bound, pp. 112, text in Spanish and English. Translated by Helen Weber & Fabiola Rodriguez. ‘Lesbian separatism is most importantly a tactic rather than a goal. It is a way of building a strong feminist movement to work for feminist revolution. It is not an …
[TICHBORNE CASE] The great fight for £40,000 a year, between “Little Touchbone” the “Hampshire Infant” and Stoney-Hurst, the great Australian slogger.
[Title from artist’s caption]. London : Albert Mendelssohn, . Albumen print photograph of a satirical cartoon (artist’s monogram W.L. in the image), carte de visite format, 63 x 103 mm (mount), artist’s manuscript caption across the bottom margin of the image, mount with blind stamp of ‘Albert Mendelssohn, London’; recto printed ‘Copyright Registered’, verso with wet stamp …