Albumen print photograph, 150 x 200 mm, laid down on its original nineteenth-century album page of thin card, captioned in ink beneath image ‘The landing place, Mildura, Melbourne [sic]’; a strong print in fine condition (some mottling in the original negative); on the same mount are 3 other albumen prints in identical format (1 recto, …
ILES, Arthur James (1870-1943)
Three albumen print photographs, format 140 x 200 mm, each with handwritten caption and ‘Iles Photo’ in the negative; unmounted; one of the prints with short tear at right edge, otherwise all are in good condition.
THOMAS, Edmund (1827 - 1867)
Lithographed from original drawing by E. Thomas & published by F. Varley. Tinted lithograph, 156 x 273 mm, lithographed by D. James, a couple of minor spots of foxing but otherwise fine, framed in a period birds eye maple antique frame with antique slip and glass. A charming gold rush era view of Melbourne from …
Karachi : Government of Pakistan Press, 1953. Octavo, printed wrappers, pp. [iv]; 30, 18 photographic plates, map, lacking the lower wrapper. Archaeology in Pakistan.
PARKER, Geo. S.
Jamesville, Wisconsin : privately printed, 1937. Octavo, letered cloth, pp. [xii]; 94; photographic plates. Presentation inscription from the author to the front free endpaper.
Preparatory Committee for the Ninghsia Hui Autonomous Region.
[Peking] : Nationalities Publishing House, circa 1958. Quarto, red cloth, remnants of paper dustjacket, decorated endpapers, pp. 144, numerous illustrations, internally fine Text in English, Chinese and Arabic. Ningxia is an autonomous region in north-west China populated by the the Hui people. Scarce
Translated into English, revised and enlarged by M. Kennelly, S. J. Shanghai : T’usewei Press, 1908. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (edges a little worn), collector’s blind stamp to title page, pp. xviii; 713, text maps and diagrams, five folding colour maps of China to endpaper pockets. Ownership inscription of W. A. Stunberg, I. G. [Inspector-General] Posts, …
HERMAN, R. L.
London : printed by Waterlow and Sons, obtainable at the Malay States Information Agency, Malaya House, London, 1927. Small quarto, printed boards, lower edge of spine mouse nibbled, pp. [vi], 191, numerous photographic plates, large folding colour map to endpaper pocket. Printed note on rear pastedown ‘The solution used in binding this book has been …
Hong Kong : The Government Printer, 1953. Octavo, decorated papered boards in illustrated dustjacket (water stain on lower panel), maps to endpapers, pp. [iv]; 269, numerous photographic plates and colour charts. A detailed overview of the colony.
[Melbourne] : Victorian Railways Print, [c.1930]. Small quarto (230 x 210 mm), original pictorial wrappers (some faint foxing and edge wear), pp 32, b/w photographic plates throughout, plus double-page folding colour map at rear; includes 2-page history of the Park; a very good copy of this well-produced photographic essay on one of Victoria’s most popular …
OKAMOTO, K. S.
Tokio : Y. T. R. Morito, 1885. Octavo, Japanese wrappers (a little foxed), stitchbound, in the rare printed paper slipcase, pp. , folded leaves, printed in colour, a very fine copy. Text in Japanese and English. Housed in a custom Japanese box. An utterly charming guide to Japanese customs in the Meiji period, including Japanese …
DUTTON, Geoffrey (1922 - 1998)
Photographs by Harri Peccinotti. [Melbourne] : Mobil Australia, 1980. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 176, photographic illustrations of Australian landscapes. Signed by the author.
South Australia. Intelligence and Tourist Bureau
a land of progress and possibilities. Adelaide : Govt. Intelligence and Tourist Bureau, . Oblong quarto, pictorial wrappers, 56 pp, illustrated, sound and clean. Copies are recorded in four Australian collections (Monash University Library; National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; State Library of South Australia).
COLTON, G. W. & C. B.
[Cover title : Colton’s map of part of the middle and western states, showing the railroads, their stations & distances, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mississippi River]. New York : G. W. & C. B. Colton, 1868. Printed map with original hand colour, on two sheets, total measurement 49 x 175 cm, folded as issued, …
HM OFFICE OF WORKS; [MUSGRAVE PARKER, George; MILES, Charlotte Lilian]
Admission ticket, 120 x 150 mm, printed both sides on thin yellow card, recto with red stamp of HM Office of Works, stamped number ‘147’, and the signatures of three friends who attended the post-Coronation procession along The Mall, Tasmanian physician George Musgrave Parker (1885-1965), his future wife Lillian Charlotte Miles (1883-1969, daughter of Tasmanian …
Published by the Paiping Chronicle, January 1933. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (crease, a few stains), pp. viii; 90, photographic reproductions, advertisements, folding map. Scarce and substantial guide to Beijing in the 1930s.