MITFORD, Eustace Reveley (1810 - 1869)
Volumes I., II. and III. January, 1867 to November, 1869. London : Judd and Co., 1882. Quarto, half-roan over cloth (worn and marked), spine lettered in gilt, hinges weak, photographic portrait frontispiece, ownership inscription from date of publication to title page, pp. [ii]; 979, internally clean. Eustace Mitford emigrated to South Australia in 1839 and …
With original papers, and characters of the principal noblemen and gentlemen concern’d in it. London : J. Baker and T. Warner, 1717. Octavo, panelled calf (upper board detached), armorial engraved bookplate for Joseph-John Martin of Ham Court, Upton-on-Severn, Worcestershire, pp. [viii], title rule in black, decorative headpieces and initials, 271; errata, lacking the rear free …
YAP, P. M.
With special refeence to attempted suicide. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 1958. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. Octavo, lettered wrappers (spine darkened), pp. x; 101, graphs and charts.
WRIGGLESWORTH & BINNS; CARNELL, Samuel
Portraits of Māori lawyer Airini Donnelly and her daughter, Maud. Wellington and Napier, circa 1885.
I. Portrait of Airini Donnelly. Silver albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 165 x 117 mm, recto and verso with imprint of Wrigglesworth & Binns, Wellington; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition. II. Portrait of Maud Donnelly. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 62 mm (mount), recto and …
WALSH, Richard (1941 - )
being a universal panacea for the nation’s ills, comprising one part each of the following: Petty, Molnar, Tanner, Rigby, Weg, Collette, King, Eyre jnr., Sharp. Compounded under the general supervision of Richard Walsh. Melbourne : Sun Books, . Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 92, illustrated. Satirical cartoons lampooning Australian politicians the issues of the day.
COLE, E.W. (Edward William), 1832-1918
and the development of our tropical territory. Melbourne : E.W. Cole, 1918. Small octavo, publisher’s gilt stamped purple cloth boards (sunned, the gilt dulled), paper flaw to title page, pp 215,  publisher’s advertisements, with  leaves of plates of Cole’s medallions, and illustrations in the text; otherwise a near fine copy. E.W. Cole’s brave anti-White …
KENNEALLY, J. J.
With foreword by G. C. Stanley, J. P. Melbourne : Reviews Pty. Ltd., . First edition. Octavo, plain brown cloth (edges rubbed), previous owner’s name to endpaper, portrait frontispiece of Ned Kelly, pp. 268, slight separation to a few gatherings, photographic illustrations. The first pro-Kelly book documenting the bushrangers’ story written by the trade unionist …
STERCK, Albert William et al.
Prahran : E. H. Blackwood (printers), 1937. Quarto, lettered wrappers (marked, spine repaired with filament tape), pp. 82 plus numerous full page photographic plates, including of the Mayoral Ball at the City Hall (now Prahran Town Hall), the Prahran Gardens, etc.
AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY FOR CULTURAL RELATIONS WITH THE SOVIET UNION (VICTORIAN BRANCH); STREETON, Arthur; FAIRFAX, W. O. et al
Exhibition of Russian Culture : Russian pictures and photographs, Soviet posters and cartoons, pictorial statistics, Russian works of art.
Officially opened by His Excellency, Major-General Sir Winston Dugan … Governor of Victoria. Open from March 4 to March 13 … Lectures daily in the afternoons. The Velasquez Galleries, 100 Bourke St., Melb., C.1. Proceeds in aid of Russian Branch, Aust. Red Cross Society. Melbourne : The Society, . Octavo (215 x 135 mm), original …
MUIR, Thomas (1765-1799) [HAMILTON, George]
to the Hon. Henry Erskine, late Dean of Faculty. [Edinburgh? : s.n., 1796]. Quarto, disbound, pp 11, , front with manuscript note in pencil referring to Muir’s handwriting and Hunter’s Hill, dated 1820, old horizontal fold throughout, otherwise a good copy. One of three variant quarto editions, this being the issue with signature B on page …
UNITED EMPIRE TRADE LEAGUE; TUPPER, Sir Charles; DEAKIN, Alfred et al.
Luncheon by The Council in Honour of Vice-President The Hon. Sir Charles Tupper, Bart., M.P. for Cape Breton, G. C. M. G., at the Westminster Palace Hotel on Tuesday, December 8th, 1896.
Newbury [U.K.] : The United Empire Trade League, 1896. Golding menu card, edges gilt, pp. , short split to fold, menu, objects of the League, toasts, resolutions of the Colonial Conference in 1894, statements made at the Imperial Conference in 1881 by The Hon. Alfred Deakin, Victoria; the Hon. Sir John Downer, South Australia; the …
[GOLD RUSH; CHINESE IN AUSTRALIA; ROBERT O’HARA BURKE] Recognizance of Bail document issued to Ah Man, a Castlemaine miner charged with stealing two ducks, and George Forsyth, his surety. Signed by Robert O’Hara Burke, Superintendent of Police. Castlemaine, January 1860.
[Castlemaine, Victoria, 7 January 1860]. Pro forma document, 213 x 173 mm, letterpress printed on both sides with entries in manuscript in the hand of the famous explorer Robert O’Hara Burke, at the time Superintendent of Police for the Castlemaine district, releasing from custody Ah Man, a gold miner charged with stealing two ducks from a …
VICTORIA. PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS.
[GOLD RUSH; EUREKA REBELLION] Riot at Ballaarat. Report of the Board appointed to enquire into circumstances connected with the late disturbance at Ballaarat, together with the evidence taken by the Board.
Laid upon the Council table by the Colonial Secretary, His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, and Ordered by the Council to be printed, 21st November, 1854. Melbourne : John Ferres, Government printer, 1854. Foolscap folio, string bound, 22 pp; a fine copy. A key primary source document for the history of the Eureka Rebellion, this report …
VICTORIA. PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS.
[GOLD RUSH; EUREKA REBELLION] Claims for compensation. Ballaarat. Supplementary Return to Address, Mr. Grant. 7th December, 1855.
Laid upon the Council table by the Chief Secretary, by command of His Excellency the Officer Administering the Government, and Ordered by the Council to be printed, 25th January, 1856. Melbourne : John Ferres, Government printer, 1856. Foolscap folio, 1 page; a fine copy. This document concerns a supplementary return of claims presented to the …
Los Angeles: Waterbug Productions, 1973. Quarto, illustrated card portfolio (short tear, crease to spine), 28 illustrated sheets, very good. A satirical look at the Watergate Affair. Scarce.
STAUGHTON, Simon; WILLIAMS, Octavius; A'BECKETT, Thomas Turner
[MELBOURNE] True copy of a deed of conveyance between Simon Staughton and Octavius Williams, relating to the sale of three large subdivisions of land with developed properties at Prahran, near Melbourne, 17 February 1853.
Manuscript on parchment, folio (410 x 335 mm), pp 6, , written in a fine clerical hand, dated 17 February 1853, being a true copy of the deed of conveyance prepared by the solicitor Thomas Turner à Beckett for the transfer of three subdivisions of land at Prahran, near Melbourne, in the County of Bourke, together …