• # 43568


    History of West Australia. A narrative of her past, together with biographies of her leading men

    Melbourne : F. W. Niven & Co, 1897. Quarto, publisher’s original binding of half roan over cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper panel, edges rubbed and scuffed, newspaper review pasted to front pastedown, pp. [iv], 5 – 357, [blank], 236 (illustrated biographies), numerous photographic illustrations, a very good copy. An important early …

  • # 42346

    Dickason, Deane H.

    [CAMBODIA] Wondrous Angkor.

    Shanghai : Kelly & Walsh Limited, 1937. Small octavo (185 x 130 mm), publisher’s navy limp cloth lettered in gilt; pp. x, [8], 147 pp; with 7 maps and plans (three on one folding plate), and a large number of full-page b/w photographic plates; errata slip tipped-in after the title; all text in English; virtually …

  • # 44082

    JACKSON'S NEWSAGENCY (publisher)

    Valentine’s Snapsots. Canberra, A.C.T. No. 2. 12 real photographs for your album. Hand coloured.

    Canberra : Published for Jackson’s Newsagency, [c.1930]. Fourteen (yes, a baker’s dozen plus one!) gelatin silver print photographs with hand colouring, in uniform 65 x 105 mm format, with captions in the negatives; all in fine condition, accompanied by the original manila envelope, as issued (paper splits to edges).

  • # 44038

    SYDNEY G. HUGHES (publisher)

    Beauty Spots around Brisbane, Queensland : 12 real photographs for your snapshot album. Set no. 1.

    Brisbane : Sydney G. Hughes, [c.1925]. Thirteen (yes, a baker’s dozen!) gelatin silver print photographs, in uniform 65 x 85 mm format, printed captions verso; all in fine condition, accompanied by the original manila envelope, as issued (creased, edges tears).

  • # 43565

    Frankston Publicity and Tourist Committee


    For home and holidays. 26 Miles from Melbourne. The Queen of Victoria’s watering places. The Mecca of millions. Frankston : Frankston Publicity and Tourist Committee, c. 1925. Oblong folio (14 x 56 cms), lettered wrappers (short tear, lightly creased), title sheet (with contemporary gift inscription), 12 photographic plates, printed rectos only of local views of …

  • # 42575

    Hamilton Centenary Committee

    Major Mitchell Centenary Celebrations, Hamilton. March 8th to the 15th, 1937. Official souvenir programme and history

    Hamilton : Hamilton Centenary Committee, 1937. Quarto, lettered pink wrappers (slightly foxed, light central crease), pp. [20], illustrated. Loosely enclosed, an engraved letterhead from T. J. Laidlaw & Co., Auctioneers, Stock & Station Agents, Melbourne and Hamilton. Provenance : Jonathan Wantrup, his book label inside upper wrapper.

  • # 43561


    [SNOWY MOUNTAINS] Kosciusko

    Sydney : NSW Government Tourist Bureau, [ca. 1955].  Single sheet, 205 x 285 mm, folding to 205 x 95 mm; printed on both sides, with [6] b/w photographic illustrations and informative text; very good condition.

  • # 43435


    Papua New Guinea : like every place you’ve never been.

    Boroko, PNG : Air Niugini, 1980. Group of five (5) travel brochures, all in uniform folding format 280 x 105 mm, opening to 280 x 415 mm, printed on both sides and with a total of 8 panels of printed information, colour photographic illustrations, and a map; the titles are: Port Moresby, the National Capital; …

  • # 43045


    Souvenir of New South Wales.

    [Cover title]. [Sydney, NSW : s.n., ca. 1880]. Leporello album. Oblong duodecimo (105 x 155 mm), publisher’s blind-blocked tan cloth, the upper board decorated and lettered in gilt; containing a concertina-style foldout with [24] panels of lithographed views after photographs (most, if not all, probably by Charles Bayliss and/or John Paine); the final panel has …

  • # 42611

    "The Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition"

    The house New Zealand built in England

    London : The Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition, 1950. Oblong quarto, full crushed red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, the panels ruled and lettered in gilt, spine in compartments with raised bands, ruled in gilt, all edges gilt, endpapers creased, introductory text, 35 original photographs mounted on cards with printed captions opposite. Ex-library the …

  • # 42900


    The Hamilton Spectator directory and almanac 1912.

    Presented to the subscribers of “The Spectator”. Hamilton [Vic.] : Printed at the “Spectator” Office, [1911]. Octavo, printed wrappers, (upper wrapper with stamp of Hamilton & District Historical Society, chipped along the spine); pp. 120, with detailed information about Ararat, Port Fairy, Warrnambool, Hamilton, Horsham, Koroit, Dunkeld, Camperdown, Terang, Stawell, Nhill, Warracknabeal, Harrow and other …

  • # 42576

    Hamilton Pastoral & Agricultural Society

    Hamilton Pastoral & Agricultural Society Annual Show. Show Grounds, Hamilton, Wednesday & Thursday, Sept. 18 & 19, 1907.

    Lithographed poster, 90 x 57cms, old folds, tear with marginal loss, tear along central fold, light stain, overall a good copy of a rare agricultural show poster, with detailed lists of the prizes.

  • # 42731


    Chester. A series of 12 etchings, illustrating chief points of interest in the city

    Cover title : Chester : a collection of etchings. Chester : Minshull & Neeson, c.d. [c. 1895]. Folio (380 x 275 mm), gilt-lettered blue cloth (corners rubbed, light wear, patch of discolouration to lower board), patterned endpapers, previous owner’s wet stamp to endpaper, title page, and over a presentation inscription on a preliminary which is …

  • # 42740

    The charm of Oxford

    Illustrated by W. G. Blackall. London : Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton Kent & Co., 1921. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth, with colour blocked skyline of the city (publisher’s glassine guard still present, however affixed to the colour image), illustrated dutjacket (marked, wear to head and foot of spine), illustrated endpapers, pp. x; 154, numerous tipped-in black and white …

  • # 42506

    TAYLOR, Renee and NOBBS, Mulford

    Hunza. The Himalayan Shangri-la

    El Monte, California : Whitehorn, 1962. Fourth printing, March 1972. Quarto, illustrated cards, coil bound, light wear, pp. 56, illustrated. Travels in West Pakistan.

  • # 42673

    FINN, J. T.

    Charleville centenary celebrations, November, 1947

    [Charleville, Qld. : Celebrations Committee], 1947. Printed by R. G. Gillies & Co., Brisbane. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (short tear), pp. 100, errata slip, illustrations, internally fine. Rare souvenir booklet from the central Queensland township.