THE NONPARIEL PHOTOGRAPHIC CO.
[Cover title]. [Fremantle? Perth?] : The Nonpariel Photographic Co., . Late nineteenth century album, oblong quarto (245 x 310 mm), original blind blocked pebbled cloth boards (a little bowed, some flecking and mild staining), upper board with original red morocco title label lettered in gilt ‘Views of Fremantle, Western Australia by The Nonpariel Photographic Co.’; …
Silver gelatin print photograph, 290 x 370 mm, laid down on its original board mount; no photographer’s imprint; the print has a developing stain at top right, and there is some loss at the top left corner. An uncommonly large format print showing the main street of the Snowy Mountains township of Adelong on a …
BYRNE, W. P. (William Pitt), Mrs.
… Illustrated by the author. London : William Ridgway, 1869. Octavo, publisher’s blind stamped green cloth (mild flecking and wear), spine gilt (old library label in manuscript at foot), pp x, , 401, illustrated with 6 lithographed plates; a few discrete stamps of the Parliament of Victoria Library (circa 1900); internally clean and bright, a …
GHOSH, A.C. (editor)
Including the history, land & people, flora & fauna, industry, forests, rivers, festivals, laces of interest, important laces, the snowy range & all other information. Revised edition. Darjeeling and Calcutta : Cambridge Book & Stationery Co., [1976?]. Small octavo, publisher’s illustrated wrappers (lower wrapper with original owner’s inscription ‘Darjeeling 11 April 1977’); title page with …
NEVE, Arthur; NEVE, E.F.
Edited by the Late Major Arthur Neve … Surgeon to the Kashmir Medical Mission. / Revised by Dr. E.F. Neve. Lahore : Printed at the “Civil and Military Gazette” Press, 1927. Fourteenth edition. Octavo, original cloth backed printed papered boards (worn at top corners); pp xii, 237, , folding map at rear; internally very clean …
BROWN, Percy; TOWNEND, Joan (editor)
/ by Percy Brown. Revised and edited with additions by Joan Townend. Calcutta : W. Newman & Co., 1944. Fourth edition. Small octavo, original printed stiff wrappers (lightly foxed); frontispiece photographic plate of Sandakphu, pp xi, 188; with 3 foldout profiles of mountain ranges, 3 foldout road contours, and a large folding colour map in rear …
/ with 61 halftone illustrations of Manila and surrounding provinces : the first picture souvenir printed in the Philippines. Manila : Chofre & Co., January 1899. Second edition. Small oblong quarto, publisher’s gilt stamped pictorial cloth boards, patterned endpapers; title leaf, pp , [2 blank], ; comprises introductory text followed by 61 full page halftone photographic plates …
NELSON PROVINCIAL PROGRESS LEAGUE
Nelson : Betts & Son, 1966. Folio (210 x 270mm), paper wrapper, staple bound (slight crease to bottom corner), 32 pp., illustrated with black and white photographs, maps, and diagrams; internally very clean, a good copy. “Nelson has an average sunshine record of 2545 hours per annum, which is higher than that of any other …
DOW, Hume (editor)
Memories of Melbourne University : Undergraduate life in the years since 1917. [Together with] : More memories of Melbourne University : Undergraduate life in the years since 1919.
Melbourne : Hutchinson, 1983; 1985. Two volumes, octavo, boards in dustjackets, pp. xvii; 221; xviii; 198, illustrated. History of the University in the twentieth century.
Interspersed with a familiar description of the manners and habits of the animals contained therein. Intended as a pleasing companion to juvenile visitors of this delightful place of recreation and fashionable resort. A new edition, with additions to the present season, by J. Bishop. With twelve illustrative coloured engravings. London : Dean and Munday, n.d. …
Nanking : Reproduced by Engineer Section, Army Advisory Group, Nanking, China, circa 1946. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (spine a little chipped, previous owner’s name to upper wrapper), pp. 88, illustrated with sketches by Gyula Singer, a little toned but a good copy. A locally printed guide book for American troops stationed in Nanking. “At the end of …
London : W. Tegg & Co., 1846. Octavo, publisher’s gilt-lettered red cloth (a little marked), hand-coloured engraved title page, pp. xii; 222; (2), four fine hand coloured plates, a very good copy. Travels in rural England. The spine reads ‘Illustrations by Absolon”.
Cover title : Aloha from Honolulu. Honolulu : The Island Curio Company, circa 1920. Oblong quarto, illustrate wrappers (with image of a man surfing), pp. , extensively illustrated, central panorama of Waikiki Beach. Charming tourist guide.
BAEDEKER, Karl (editor)
Leipzig : Karl Baedeker ; London : Dulau and Co., 1909. Second edition. Small octavo, original limp red cloth lettered in gilt; front pastedown and endpaper with publisher’s advertisements; pp xxxviii, 398; with 25 maps and 52 plans (some folding); a very good copy.
LEWIS, Miles; MORTON, G. H.
Melbourne : Greenhouse Publications, 1983. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, pp. 145, illustrated, folding plans, fore edge foxed else fine.
WILLIAMS, A. J.
Melbourne : Brian Atkins, 1978. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 171, (7), illustrated, addenda sheet, fore edge foxed, else fine. Presentation copy signed by the author with the original invitation to the book launch enclosed.