HAWKINS, J. B.
The influence of Scottish and Irish cabinet makers over the production of Australian colonial furniture in Sydney and Hobart before 1835
Presentation by John Hawkins to the Furniture History Society (Australasia) Inc. March 12, 2008 and the creation and furnishing of Government House, Hobart. Adapted by Gary Morgan. Melbourne : The Roy Morgan Research Centre Pty Ltd, November 2009. Octavo, lettered wrappers, pp. 208, illustrated. Illustrated publication of a lecture on colonial furniture by John Hawkins …
Sydney : Sydney Mail, 1934. Folio (405 mm tall), wonderful illustrated colour wrappers signed F. W., pp. 60, numerous advertisements, illustrated articles about society, fashion, a Royal Visit, ‘the drift of Poland towards Germany’, motoring, etc. A fine Australian art deco publication.
Sydney : Sydney Mail, 1934. Folio (405 mm tall), wonderful illustrated colour wrappers signed F. W. (lower wrapper defective), pp. 60, numerous advertisements, illustrated articles about society, fashion, a Royal Visit, golfing in Melbourne, an air disaster at Longreach, etc. A fine Australian art deco publication.
NEUHART, John; NEUHART, Marilyn; EAMES, Ray
London : Thames & Hudson, 1989. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 456, extensively illustrated (some folding plates). A fine copy. ‘Here is the first book ever to present the work of the extraordinarily prolific husband-and-wife team whose creative imprint revolutionised the look of postwar American society. In 464 pages and over 3500 illustrations, every project …
COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING CO. LTD.
Sydney : CSR Building Materials Division, [October 1939]. (Date from printer’s code). Folding sheet 243 x 167 mm, folding to 143 x 83 mm, printed on both sides, colour illustrated; in very good condition. Trove locates only one example (Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. Caroline Simpson Research Library).
TOYE, Nina; ADAIR, A.H.; LE HUBY, P.; LABOUREUR, J.-E. (illustrator)
Recueillis par Nina Toye & A.H. Adair et mis en Francais par Ph Le Huby. Paris : Au Sans Pareil, . Royal octavo (190 x 145 mm), publisher’s pictorial stiff covers with design by Laboureur, pp 132, [4 advertisements], vignette line drawings by Laboureur; very clean throughout, a fine copy. Scarce Jazz Age cocktail recipe …
Sydney : Colonial Living Press, 1987. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 140, 61 colour plates of colonial furniture. A fine copy.
Sydney : Goodmans Auctioneers and Valuers, 1 July 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp 64, illustrated. Auction catalogue of colonial Australian furniture.
Atherton [QLD] : the author, 2002. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. xi; 89, illustrated. Scarce history of Far North Queensland.
Bank notes. The monthly staff magazine of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Vol. 12, No. 6, June, 1930
Sydney : Commonwealth Bank of Australia, 1930. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (detached), lower wrapper with illustration by Alan McCulloch, pp. 36, staples rusted, illustrated. Includes a long illustrated on the town of Orange, N.S.W., and reports from the various nationwide branches on economic activity during the Depression era.
With which is incorporated Victoria 1930, Victoria and Riverina 1931 and Victoria and Riverina 1931 – 1932. A biographical record of some of the pioneer families of Victoria and the Riverina. Illustrated. Melbourne : McCarron, Bird & Co., 1933. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth (very slightly rubbed), marbled endpapers, pp 454, illustrated throughout with numerous portraits of …
Denver : is Press (The Institute of Sociometry), 2017 (second edition 2018). Octavo, illustrated wrappers, stringbound, pp. 26, illustrated. Small press book documenting an act of guerilla sociometry to ensure Colorado teens were rugged up during winter, in particular ‘irresponsible teens who leave the house without their perfectly good coat and are going to catch …
Adelaide : Allan’s, Quarto, gilt-lettered wrappers, pp. , lavish illustrated catalogue for grand pianos, upright pianos and player pianos, from manufacturers including Steinway, Bechstein, Bluthner, Lipp, Ronisch, Ecke, Thurmer, Rogers, Zimmermann, Lisner and Lagonda. A printed note in the catalogue states ‘A special catalogue of Player Pianos can be had on application. Copies of the …
LAUDER, Leslie and HOWARD, Mark
Photography by Victor France. East Fremantle : Lauder & Howard,1988. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 85, colour photographs, a fine copy. Printed in an edition of 2500 hand-numbered copies. An illustrated guide to mostly jarrah West Australian furniture of the 1830s – 1880s. This copy is hand signed on the title page by Lauder and Howard.
Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2014. Quarto, boards in illustrated dust jacket, pp. vii; [i]; 17 – 376, illustrated. New copy. ‘When Georges closed its doors on 5 October 1995, it had been trading for 115 years. Yet this famous department store, situated in the ‘Paris End’ of Collins Street, still lingers in the minds of …
FitzGerald, Don (editor)
Honolulu : Pacifica House, 1965. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, illustrated. Sixties kitsch at its finest.