Sport

  • # 32103

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Spring Racing Carnival Edition Prints (complete set)

    [Melbourne : Spring Racing Carnival, circa 1994]. Complete set of four limited edition edition posters, each featuring a photographic image by Rennie Ellis taken at the Spring Racing Carnival, blind embossed with fine detail of the racefield along the lower margin. Each poster hand signed by Rennie Ellis below the image. Limited to 250 copies, …

  • # 34510

    DUNSTAN, Keith

    The paddock that grew : the story of the Melbourne Cricket Club

    Melbourne : Cassell, 1974 (revised edition). Quarto, rexine in illustrated dustjacket (toned, a few edge tears), pp. xii; 286, illustrated.

  • # 34192

    CAMERON, A.R. and SHARP, Bruce (editors)

    The science of wrestling : complete course 130 illustrations

    Sydney : Scotow Press, for Withrow Physical Culture School, [c.1930]. Small quarto, original pictorial wrappers (water stained), staple bound, pp 64, illustrated with black-and-white photographic plates and line drawings in the text.  

  • # 34305

    STUDIO MAGAZINES; GRAND, Marcello (editor)

    Not Only Sport – A complete set of all issues

    Sydney : Studio Magazines, 1997 – 2000. Six issues (complete), quarto, illustrated wrappers, each issue approximately 128 pages, extensively illustrated with high quality photography, occasional light handling marks a very good set. A complete set of all six issues of the high-end photography sports magazine, each issue essentially a photobook of the highest quality, with …

  • # 33730

    ADAMSON, STRETTLE & CO.

    [MELBOURNE; NEWMARKET SALEYARDS] Important notice. First week in August. Adamson, Strettle & Co.‘s Parade and Sale of Stallions and Mares.

    Melbourne : Adamson, Strettle & Co., Victoria Horse Bazaar, 396 Bourke Street, 8 April 1910. Single quarto sheet, printed recto only, on Adamson, Strettle & Co.’s letterhead, verso with recipient’s annotation in ink, original folds, in good condition. Adamson, Strettle & Co.’s circular letter is addressed “To the Horse Breeders of Australia and New Zealand”. The …

  • # 21133

    PAOA, Rodrigo; ARANDA, Manuel; SANDIA, Luis

    [EASTER ISLAND] La recreacion en Isla de Pascua. Volumen 1.

    Unpublished honours dissertation (1983), Academia Superior de Ciencias Pedagogicas de Valparaiso, Valparaiso [Chile]. Quarto, pictorial paper wrappers with cloth spine, 263 pp, illustrated with line drawings and tipped-in colour photographs. The first part of a substantial thesis on traditional games of Rapa Nui, submitted by three indigenous Rapa Nui students. One of these students, Rodrigo Paoa Atamu, …

  • # 33207

    ZIEGLER, Oswald L. (publisher); HURLEY, Frank (photographer)

    Australia 1788-1938. (With an archive of unique ephemera associated with Ziegler’s publications for the Sesquicentenary)

    Sydney, N.S.W. : Simmons Limited, 1938. “Produced by Oswald L. Ziegler under the authority of Australia’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council and in collaboration with its publicity committee.” (title page). Elephant folio (440 x 310 mm), publisher’s tan leather over boards (lightly rubbed and marked), upper board with black leather panel lettered in gilt 150 Years; all …

  • # 32954

    MELBOURNE CRICKET CLUB

    Melbourne Cricket Club, Annual Report, for the Season 1907-08

    Melbourne : Mason, Firth & M’Cutcheon, 1908. Duodecimo (155 mm), original printed red wrappers, 123 pp; a superb copy. Includes a full report on all activities, match reports, averages, a complete list of members, etc.  

  • # 32953

    MELBOURNE CRICKET CLUB

    Melbourne Cricket Club, Annual Report, for the Season 1909-10

    Melbourne : Mason, Firth & M’Cutcheon, 1910. Duodecimo (155 mm), original printed pink wrappers (upper wrapper with remnants of postage stamp and postmark!), 138 pp; contents very clean. Includes a full report on all activities, match reports, averages, a complete list of members, etc.  

  • # 32952

    MELBOURNE CRICKET CLUB

    Melbourne Cricket Club Annual Report, for the Season 1942-43

    Melbourne : Mason, Firth & M’Cutcheon, 1943. Duodecimo (155 mm), original printed blue wrappers (sunned at edges), staple bound, 27 pp; contents clean. A very slender wartime edition in which mention is made of the fact that activities and income have been severely curtailed because of “the occupation of the Ground by the Crown” (even …

  • # 32951

    MELBOURNE CRICKET CLUB

    Melbourne Cricket Club Annual Report, for the Season 1894-95

    Melbourne : Mason, Firth & M’Cutcheon, 1895. Duodecimo (155 mm), original printed salmon-coloured wrappers (heavily sunned, some paper loss on spine), 96 pp; contents very clean. Includes a full report on all activities, match reports, averages, a complete list of members, etc.

  • # 30672

    PATERSON BROTHERS

    [CRICKET] Outdoor photograph of a group of Melbourne schoolboys and their female tutors, Melbourne, circa 1870.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 64 x 103 mm (mount); verso of mount imprinted ‘Paterson, 8 Bourke St. East, Melbourne’; both the print and mount are in fine condition. The Paterson Brothers studio was located at 8 Bourke Street East from 1862-1873. Based on the fashion and hairstyles of the three women pictured, this …

  • # 32266

    ELLIS, Rennie

    Cup Fever. Rennie Ellis at the Melbourne Cup

    Melbourne : Lothian, 1987. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 80, extensively illustrated with Ellis’ photographs of the ‘race that stops a nation’ at the height of 80s glamour.

  • # 31750

    MARTINDALE, F. W.

    [CRICKET]. Alice in Holidayland.

    A parody in prose, verse and picture. Perpetrated with apologies to the immortal originals of Lewis Carroll and John Tenniel. Pictures by Frank H. Mason and Noel Pocock. Second edition. Leeds: Chorley & Pickersgill, n.d. [c. 1920]. Oblong quarto, illustrated cards (marked, soiled, a couple of small pen marks and tears along the spine), pp. …

  • # 31151

    [PHAR LAP]

    Phar lap

    [Melbourne? : National Museum? circa 1935]. Colour photographic print, presumably issued separately as a souvenir, 205 x 255 mm, light handling crease. ‘Winner of the Melbourne Cup and £66,738 in total prize money. By Night Raid, from Entreaty. Foaled 1926, died 1932. Exhibited in the National Museum, Melbourne’ – captioned below.

  • # 30035

    LAVERTY, Colin

    Frederick Woodhouse and sons. Australian Colonial Sporting Painters (deluxe edition)

    Sydney: The David Ell Press, 1980. Oblong quarto, bgilt-lettered leather binding in cloth slipcase, all edges gilt, 107pp, uillustrated, previous owner’s name to endpaper. The deluxe edition, limited to 250 copies signed and numbered by the author and publisher, on a label which has offset the page, as usual. A major work on the famous …