• # 23302


    Picturesque travel in Western Australia

    [Perth, W.A.] : Government Printer, [1928]. Small quarto, pictorial wrappers (lightly marked, central vertical fold), stapled, 32 pp, colour frontispiece of wildflowers, with half-tone photographic illustrations printed in green and grey, internally clean and sound. ‘During 1929 Western Australia will celebrate the first centenary of her existence as a British possession’. (p.3). Scarce. This edition appears …

  • # 23289

    CLARKE, Frank

    [MELBOURNE] In the Botanic Gardens : their history, art and design, with stories of the trees.

    Cover title: In the Botanic Gardens, Melbourne. Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens, 1938. Small quarto (258 x 190 mm), publisher’s card covers with photographic onlay to front, pp 50, illustrated with 11 photographic plates by Sears; a fine copy of the larger and more desirable 1938 edition.

  • # 23303


    Tamworth : the metropolis of Northern N.S.W.

    [Tamworth] : Tamworth Municipal Council, printed by The Northern Daily Leader, [circa 1948]. Single sheet, 210 x 350 mm, folding to 210 x 90 mm, printed in black and white, illustrated; pale foxing to outer covers, otherwise very good.

  • # 22673

    [GILL, S.T.]

    Twenty-eight engraved vignettes of Melbourne from The Melbourne Rose.

    [London : Joseph, Myers & Co., 1862] (printed in Hamburg by C. Adler’s Printing Establishment). Twenty-eight steel engraved vignettes cut from the original ephemeron, which was an illustrated diecut folding card in the shape of a rose, pasted on to an old album sheet. A significant and very rare Melbourne publication of the gold rush …

  • # 23072


    The charm of the Dandenongs. Victoria, Australia.

    [Melbourne] : Betterment and Publicity Board, Victorian Railways, July 1937. Single sheet, 215 x 360 mm, folding to 215 x 120 mm, [6] pages including pictorial cover, monochrome photographic illustrations on each page with accompanying printed text; mild creasing at top edge, else a very good copy. Scarce and attractive tourist brochure. This edition appears unrecorded …

  • # 23066


    Souvenir of Melbourne

    Melbourne : c. 1910. Postcard size concertina souvenir, photographic images of Aborigines on the front cover, containing a convertina of 9 photographic prints of Melbourne in the early twentieth century. On the back cover is a photograph on the White Star Line “Suevic” at Melbourne. Active between 1901 – 1928, this souvenir was probably printed …

  • # 22941


    Hay, New South Wales

    Hay : Department of Tourism, circa 1965. Tourist brochure, octavo, illustrated.

  • # 22940


    The story of Bodalla Cheese

    Moruya [NSW] : The Bodalla Co-Operative Cheese Society, circa 1960. Folding brochure, octavo, illustrated. Cheese making in Southern New South Wales.

  • # 22939


    Your stay in Windsor and the beautiful Hawkesbury Valley

    Windsor : Colonial Motor, circa 1950. Octavo, wrappers, pp. 8, illustrated.

  • # 22665

    [WITHERS, Walter]. “WAYFARER” [ie: PUETTMANN, Herman Willhelm].

    Pen and Pencil in Collins Street. With original illustrations by Walter Withers.

    Melbourne: Melville, Mullen & Slade, n.d. [1891]. Small quarto, original illustrated wrappers (edges rubbed, a couple of light creases), 32 pp. illustrated with charming vignettes by the Australian Impressionist. A delightful and fragile little Victorian volume with skilled sketches by the artist.

  • # 10936


    The missionary ship, Camden.

    This vessel is now lying in the West India Export Dock, nearly ready for sea, and may be viewed by the Subscribers and Friends of the Missionary Society in all next week; that is to say, from Monday Morning, April the 2nd, to Saturday, April the 7th, 1838. By order of the Directors, John Arundel, …

  • # 22715


    Sunny Australia

    Melbourne : Rose Stereograph Co., n.d. [c. 1930]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, bookplate inside front wrapper, pp. [16], black and white illustrations faint stain upper margin. Tourist images of Australia, taken from ‘The Argus’, ‘The Herald’, and the Queensland Tourist Bureau.  The cover is a striking modernist design.

  • # 22504

    AUBRY-LECOMTE et al.

    Album Chinois

    Paris : Formentin, 1849. Quarto, original papered boards (slightly chipped to spine), title leaf, 19 hand coloured lithograph plates by Formentin, each with an adjacent leaf of text, after Aubry-Lecomte, E. Deveria, C. Choran, J. Vidal, H. Grevedon, and Chenot and three pages of engraved and lithographed music. An album of views in China illustrated …

  • # 22408

    TROEDEL, Charles (1836-1906), publisher

    The Melbourne album. Containing a series of views of Melbourne & country districts.

    Respectfully dedicated to, and patronized by His Excellency Sir Charles Darling, K.C.B.. by the lithographer and publisher, Charles Troedel. 73, Collins St. E. Melbourne. Melbourne : Charles Troedel, circa 1864. Oblong folio, 412 x 535 mm, publisher’s half red roan over gilt-lettered green cloth (edges rubbed, spine split), front free endpaper creased with edge loss, …

  • # 22625


    Visit Western Australia’s world famed Golden Mile.

    [Perth, W.A. : Government Tourist Bureau, 1928]. Small quarto, original stiff printed wrappers printed in black on gold paper, 23, [1] pp (designed to be folded into the covers), half tone photographic illustrations, Govt. printer’s date of 1928 on the final page, some pale foxing to the outer leaves, otherwise a fine copy. An attractively …

  • # 22621


    Japan-British Exhibition, London, 1910 : a group of twenty-nine postcards.

    Twenty-seven chromolithographic postcards published by Valentine & Co., Dundee, London and New York, format 88 x 138 mm, all with printed captions and imprinted verso ‘Japan British Exhibition Official Post Card’; [TOGETHER WITH] two sepia tone photographic postcards of the Exhibition published by E. A. Schwerdtfeger, London; all twenty-nine postcards are unused and in fine …