HOWE, George 1769-1821; BLAXCELL, Garnham 1778-1817; BENT, Ellis 1783-1815; FOSTER, James; JAMES, Joseph
Promissory note, dishonoured, signed by Garnham Blaxcell for 250 pounds to be paid in good Government Bills to Captain Joseph James, Sydney, 20 March 1812, watermarked paper, 73 x 200 mm; accompanied by a notice of protest form dated 16 August 1813 signed by Ellis Bent, Judge Advocate and James Foster, Clerk for Ellis Bent, …
[SLANEY, William Henry]; [OXLEY, Francis]; [SEDDON, Arthur]
Deed of conveyance between William Henry Slaney and Francis Oxley, relating to a land allotment at Footscray. Melbourne, June 1858.
Manuscript on parchment, folio (465 x 310 mm),  pages, written in a fine clerical hand, dated 12 June 1858 and recording the conveyance of the southern part of Allotment 9, Section 11 on the corner of Whitehall and Napier Streets, Footscray, from William Henry Slaney, grocer, of Collingwood, to Francis Oxley, grocer, of Melbourne; …
[SLANEY, William Henry]; [OXLEY, Francis]; [SEDDON, Arthur]
Deed of conveyance between William Henry Slaney and Francis Oxley, relating to a land allotment at Williamstown. Melbourne, June 1858.
Manuscript on parchment, folio (465 x 310 mm),  pages, written in a fine clerical hand, dated 12 June 1858 and recording the conveyance of the western half of Allotment 8, Section 18 on Osborne Street, Williamstown, from William Henry Slaney, grocer, of Collingwood, to Francis Oxley, grocer, of Melbourne; with a sketch plan of …
KOS, Vladimir (1924- )
[=Broken flowers]. Lienz, Austria : Slovenska begunska tiskarna [=Slovenian Refugee Press], [c.1946]. Large octavo (200 x 150 mm), original wrappers with printed title (tiny loss at bottom corners), mimeographed text, pp 17 (excluding text on inside upper wrapper), plus  leaves each mimeographed on one side only in violet on lighter paper bound at front …
London : Methuen & Co., 1898. First edition. “Methuen’s Colonial Library”. Octavo, publisher’s blue cloth over boards (rubbed and lightly marked), spine lettered in gilt, later bookplate to first blank, gift inscription dated 1904 to half-title, pp xx, 470 + 40 (publisher’s catalogue); 2 colour folding maps (a short edge tear to the first); foxing …
WOMEN ORGANIZED FOR REPRODUCTIVE CHOICE
Chicago, IL : Women Organized for Reproductive Choice, 1980. Octavo, original lavender and black wrappers (a little sunned), staple bound, pp 36, with b/w photographic illustrations of protests in Chicago and New York against the Hyde Amendment; anti-“Pro-Life” publication that provides an expose of new right / anti-choice organisations and figures in the United States, …
INTERNATIONAL NARCOTIC EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
Los Angeles, CA : International Narcotic Education Association, [c.1930]. Octavo,  pp, illustration to front; light vertical crease, else fine. Approximate dating from internal references to the Great War and Prohibition. This pamphlet provides a host of medical and social reasons for not taking narcotics, but it is particularly admonitory about the use of cocaine, …
BEECHAM, John; GREY, Henry George, Earl
New Zealand. Correspondence between the Wesleyan Missionary Committee and the Right Honourable Earl Grey … on the apprehended infringement of the Treaty of Waitangi.
As published in the Report of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, for 1848. Cover title: New Zealand. Treaty of Waitangi. London : P. P. Thoms, . Octavo, original printed pale green wrappers (lower wrapper with crease and tear at top edge), pp 36; a very good copy. Bagnall 5983: ‘… lengthy restatement of the views of …
LINDSAY, Lionel; AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY
[Melbourne : Australian Red Cross Society, 1919]. Lithographed sheet, 253 x 194 mm, printed in black and red, the upper half with Lionel Lindsay illustration of two Australian nurses (sewing and knitting), an Australian soldier and the Red Cross symbol; proforma document with manuscript entries, awarded to Mrs. C.R. Boyle ‘in recognition of 4 years …
[Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Alfred Duke of, 1844-1900]
[Melbourne] : s.n., [circa 1870]. Folio, original quarter red morocco over purple cloth with gilt embossed crown and lettering and double rule (boards somewhat faded and marked, corners bumped, spine scuffed and frayed at head and tail), silk endpapers, front and rear hinges weakening at head and tail,  pp and folding plate, contents clean …
BOURKE, Richard, et alia
Foolscap folio, binder’s cloth and marbled boards, title label Estimates of the expenditure of the colonial government for the year 1834, containing a number of early printed documents: LITHGOW, William (Auditor-General). Abstracts of the revenue of the colony of New South Wales and of its appropriation for the year 1832. Ordered, by the Council, to be …
The Clarke brothers, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood Gaol in May, 1867, soon after their capture.
Albumen print photograph, 72 x 54 mm (oval format), laid down on a section cut from a nineteenth century album page, contemporary inscription in ink above the image: ‘The brothers Clarkes [sic]. Bushrangers hung [sic] at Sydney 1867’, and a faint pencil caption below: ‘The Two Clarkes, Bushrangers’; at the foot of the sheet is …
LONDON STEREOSCOPIC & PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY.
[Title from printed caption on mount]. London : London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, . Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format (103 x 63 mm), recto of mount with printed caption to lower margin, verso with photographer’s imprint and contemporary inscription in ink: ‘Taken fr. a Daguerreotype when in the Carbineers’; both the albumen print …
[LA PÉROUSE]. ASSEMBLÉE NATIONALE.
Donnée à Paris, le 4 Mai 1791. Melun [Département de Seine et Marne] : Tarbé, 1791. Quarto, 4pp, letterpress, stitch-bound with a number of other pieces of legislation from the period, without further binding; in crisp, fine condition. This decree by the Assemblée Nationale is the official order to bring forth all documents and manuscripts …
Cerezo de Salamanca, Juan
[MANUSCRIPT] Traslado de la Ressidencia Original que el Señor Don Iuan Cereso Salamanca gouernador y Capitan general de estas islas philipinas y presidente de la Audiencia y Chancilleria …
de la año de 1626 hasta el de 1632 … Title to front: Traslado de la Residencia original que el señor don Ju<an>o Çerezo de Salamanca Gouern<ad> ory Capitan General de estas Yslas philipinas … tomo á D<on> Juan Niño de Tauora Gou<ernad>or … [14 July 1633]. Folio, original limp vellum (marked and stained), spine and cover with …
Gómez de Espinosa y Estrada, Salvador
Dictamen del licenciado Don Salvador Gomez de Espinosa, y Estrada, del Conseio de su Magestad, y su oidor en esta Real Audiencia;
sobre la translacion del Puerto de Cavite al de Lampon, en la junta que formó el Señor Don Sabiniano Manrique de Lara del Consejo de su Magestad, su Governador, Presidente y Capitan General en estas Islas Philipinas. Manila : [s.n.], . Folio, modern half vellum over cloth boards, spine lettered in black ink; printed on rice …