Trade & Industry

  • The Auckland Times. Tempora mutantur Nos Non mutamur in illis. Vol. 1 Tuesday November 8 1842 No. 17
[FALWASSER, Henry, editor]
# 11220

    # 11220

    [FALWASSER, Henry, editor]

    The Auckland Times. Tempora mutantur Nos Non mutamur in illis. Vol. 1 Tuesday November 8 1842 No. 17

    Auckland : Printed (In a Mangle) and Published by Henry Falwasser, Sole Editor and Proprietor, 1842. Large folio sheet, 2 leaves (integral), printed recto only, in a variety of printing types on a washing mangle; subscriber’s (?) names ‘Mr. & Mrs Sim’ in brown ink beneath the masthead; tear to blank corner of initial leaf; …

  • The English, Scottish and Australian Bank Limited. Port Darwin, N.T.
E.S. & A. BANK LIMITED
# 14873

    # 14873

    E.S. & A. BANK LIMITED

    The English, Scottish and Australian Bank Limited. Port Darwin, N.T.

    [Australia : E.S. & A. Bank, between 1893 and 1899]. Blank cheque with stub intact, 84 x 263 mm; embossed 1d duty stamp at upper right; in good condition. “The English, Scottish & Australian Bank Limited was a former bank which was founded in 1852 by Royal Charter in London and was known as the …

  • [GEELONG; EQUESTRIAN] Prince Leo II. Champion pony stallion.
C. JONES
# 14900

    # 14900

    C. JONES

    [GEELONG; EQUESTRIAN] Prince Leo II. Champion pony stallion.

    Geelong : Oglethorpe Printer [for C. Jones], [c.1918]. Oblong duodecimo, original illustrated wrappers (creased and lightly marked), [4] pp; scattered foxing. This pamphlet, which appears unrecorded, was produced for C. Jones, proprietor of Sadonia stud, Marshall Street, Geelong. The latest internal date is 1917.

  • The Mitchell Mind Reader : tells your age, or year, month, or day of birth.
MITCHELL & CO.
# 14899

    # 14899

    MITCHELL & CO.

    The Mitchell Mind Reader : tells your age, or year, month, or day of birth.

    West Footscray, Vic. : Mitchell & Co., [c.1900]. Eight lithographed cards, each 153 x 100 mm, printed recto and verso in black on red card, with vignette illustrations of Mitchell & Co.’s farming machinery; complete and in fine condition. Instructions (verso of card No. 1): “These cards are numbered from 1 to 8. Place card …

  • Furnishing the home
W.W. CAMPBELL & CO.
# 14885

    # 14885

    W.W. CAMPBELL & CO.

    Furnishing the home

     / With the compliments of W.W. Campbell & Co. Ltd., Furnishing Warehousemen, 249 Clarence St., Sydney. Sydney : W.W. Campbell &​ Company Limited, [betwen 1925 and 1930]. Large quarto, original thick paper wrappers with colour pictorial onlay (upper wrapper with loss at top corner), 87 pp, chiefly illustrated; tiny amount of pale foxing, otherwise internally clean …

  • Masonite home plans : also garages, interiors & storage walls.
MASONITE CORPORATION (AUSTRALIA)
# 14897

    # 14897

    MASONITE CORPORATION (AUSTRALIA)

    Masonite home plans : also garages, interiors & storage walls.

    [s.l.] : Masonite Corporation, [between 1950 and 1960]. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 43 pp, illustrated; a good copy. Copies are recorded in five Australian collections (Deakin University Library; Monash University Library; State Library of Victoria; Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales)

  • [MELBOURNE BOOK TRADE] Receipts for purchases made by Australian bibliophile Rollo Hammett
N.H. SEWARD PTY. LTD.
# 14908

    # 14908

    N.H. SEWARD PTY. LTD.

    [MELBOURNE BOOK TRADE] Receipts for purchases made by Australian bibliophile Rollo Hammett

    1. Melbourne : Equity Trustees Company, [1948]. Franked receipt on company letterhead, 135 x 215 mm, manuscript date of 4 November 1948, being a receipt for £2, the ‘purchase money for 2 Volumes Capt. Cook’s second voyage’, paid into the trust account of M.J. Graves by legendary Melbourne bibliophile and collector Rollo Hammett; light creasing, else …

  • World sea voyage journey times and seamen’s voyage rations
Parliament of Great Britain
# 13862

    # 13862

    Parliament of Great Britain

    World sea voyage journey times and seamen’s voyage rations

    By the Commissioners for managing and causing to be levied and collected HIs Majesty's Customs and other Duties 23d November 1832. [Great Britain : Parliament, 1833]. Quarto, disbound from a volume of H.M. Customs General Orders for 1833, [pp 12], with ink annotations. Contains a list of foreign goods that can be shipped duty free and …

  • Special sale. A list of prominent books on Travel, Topography, Sport, Natural History and Art,
THE TIMES BOOK CLUB
# 14906

    # 14906

    THE TIMES BOOK CLUB

    Special sale. A list of prominent books on Travel, Topography, Sport, Natural History and Art,

    Biographical and Historical Works, Essays, Fiction, etc. London : The Times Book Club, [1923]. Octavo pamphlet, staple bound, 16 pp; a very good copy. 

  • 2017_DSFB_0172.jpg

    # 14875

    GENERAL MOTORS-HOLDEN'S LIMITED

    Instructions for the operation and care of Chevrolet trucks : Master Series P, 1 1/2 2-ton trucks.

    Melbourne : General Motors Holden’s Ltd., 1934. Octavo, printed wrappers (stained), owner’s inscription to front cover and title page, 43 pp, illustrated; water staining to bottom edges of all leaves (not affecting text). A single copy is recorded in Australian collections (National Library of Australia)

  • [POLYNESIA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens, Eastern Arms &c.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14772

    # 14772

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [POLYNESIA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens, Eastern Arms &c.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. November 1904. No. 20. Octavo, original printed wrappers, pp 2 (brief descriptions of 69 items), followed by 2 photographic plates (tissue guards intact) illustrating all items; a fine copy.  Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes artefacts from New Zealand …

  • [NEW GUINEA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens, Eastern Arms &c.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14773

    # 14773

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [NEW GUINEA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens, Eastern Arms &c.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. January 1905. No. 22. Octavo, original printed wrappers, pp 2 (brief descriptions of 86 items), followed by 2 photographic plates (tissue guards intact) illustrating most items; a fine copy. Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes 43 artefacts from British …

  • [NEW GUINEA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14774

    # 14774

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [NEW GUINEA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. December 1905. No. 33. Octavo, original printed wrappers (detached and chipped), pp 2 (brief descriptions of 37 items), followed by 2 tipped-in silver gelatin photographs illustrating all items. Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes 10 artefacts from British New …

  • [GILBERT ISLANDS] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14775

    # 14775

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [GILBERT ISLANDS] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. September 1905. No. 30. Octavo, original printed wrappers (detached), pp 2 (brief descriptions of 37 items), followed by 2 tipped-in silver gelatin photographs, illustrating most items. Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes 11 artefacts from the Gilbert Islands, among …

  • [SOUTH AMERICA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14777

    # 14777

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [SOUTH AMERICA] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. October 1905. No. 31. Octavo, original printed wrappers (edges a little chipped), pp 2 (brief descriptions of 36 items), followed by 2 tipped-in silver gelatin photographs, illustrating most items. Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes 36 artefacts from India …

  • [NEW HEBRIDES] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.
OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)
# 14779

    # 14779

    OLDMAN, William O. (1879-1949)

    [NEW HEBRIDES] Illustrated Catalogue of Ethnographical Specimens.

    Issued by W.O. Oldman, 77, Brixton Hill, London, S.W. July, 1905. No. 28. Octavo, original printed wrappers (detached), pp 2 (brief descriptions of 30 items), followed by 2 tipped-in silver gelatin photographs, illustrating all items. Scarce original sales catalogue of the renowned early ethnographic dealer W.O. Oldman. Includes 15 artefacts from the Naga hill tribes …

  • Official record of the Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 1888 - 1889,
# 14509

    # 14509

    Official record of the Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 1888 – 1889,

    Containing a sketch of the industrial and economic progress of the Australasian Colonies during the first century of their existence: and of the exhibition held in Melbourne, Victoria, to commemorate the close of that period: also records of the manner in which the work of the different sections of the exhibition was carried out, the …

  • [PASCOE VALE, MELBOURNE] Coburg Highlands Estate : only ten minutes from station.
# 14162

    # 14162

    [PASCOE VALE, MELBOURNE] Coburg Highlands Estate : only ten minutes from station.

    Melbourne : s.n. [circa 1943]. Broadside, 340 x 550 mm (lacking lower quarter portion), on original recycled linen backing; illustrated, annotated with details of numerous individual lot prices; old fold lines, toning, small paper loss below title. Real estate broadside promoting the new Coburg Highlands Estate, about 13 km north of the Melbourne GPO. Land …

  • Sale of township allotments at Numurkah. Friday, January 13th [1911]
MUNTZ BROS., AND HEIGHWAY
# 14161

    # 14161

    MUNTZ BROS., AND HEIGHWAY

    Sale of township allotments at Numurkah. Friday, January 13th [1911]

    Numurkah, Vic. : Leader Print (for Muntz Bros. and Heighway, Auctioneers, Geelong, under instructions from Alexander Miller, Esq.), [1911]. Broadside, 340 x 430 mm, annotated with details of individual lot prices and names of purchasers, and year '1911' in red; verso with contemporary manuscript title 'Alexander Miller Esq., Sale of Subdivisional Allotments (Numurkah)'; old fold …

  • The Victoria Insurance Company : fire insurance policy, Hawthorn, Melbourne, 1899
THE VICTORIA INSURANCE COMPANY.
# 14001

    # 14001

    THE VICTORIA INSURANCE COMPANY.

    The Victoria Insurance Company : fire insurance policy, Hawthorn, Melbourne, 1899

    [Melbourne] : The Victoria Insurance Company, 1899. Large folio sheet watermarked 'Original Malling Mill Kent', 490 x 350 mm, illustrated lithographed letterhead, embossed stamp of the Company at lower right; with manuscript entries recording the £750 fire insurance policy no. 188250 covering the residence of Mr. Alfred Stillwell (proprietor of the printing firm Stillwell & …

  • Manteaux Imperméables Costumes et Chapeaux de Sport et de Ville pour Dames & Enfants
BURBERRY
# 13962

    # 13962

    BURBERRY

    Manteaux Imperméables Costumes et Chapeaux de Sport et de Ville pour Dames & Enfants

    Cover: Burberrys. Paris : 8 et 10, Boulevard Malesherbes, [c.1910]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (a few discrete tape repairs to the inner front and rear), pp [50], virtually all full page photographic plates with models in the latest women's autumn fashion; contents in fine condition; a couple of text pages (in French), including a list …

  • Annual report of the Department of Mines, New South Wales, for the year 1879
DEPARTMENT OF MINES
# 13958

    # 13958

    DEPARTMENT OF MINES

    Annual report of the Department of Mines, New South Wales, for the year 1879

    Sydney : Thomas Richards, 1880. Quarto, printed wrappers (small ink stamp from Societe Geologique de Belgique), pp. iv; 231, diagrams, folding tables, plates (including dinosaur fossils), a very good copy.  Accompanied by : Maps to accompany Annual report of the Department of Mines, New South Wales, for the year 1879. Sydney : Thomas Richards, 1880. Quarto, cloth-backed card …

  • Sinbad the sailor.
WOOD, J. Hickory.
# 13732

    # 13741

    VUITTON, Louis; LEHOT, G. de

    Le confort et l’élégance de l’automobile

    Paris : Louis Vuitton, 1925. Quarto, printed grey card portfolio (very lightly foxed, spine sunned), containing loose 6-page illustrated extract from Horizons de France, July 1925, specially printed for Louis Vuitton, as issued; occasional toning spots, else fine. A brief, poetic essay on motoring which extols the virtues of Louis Vuitton's designer luggage – both …

  • A nineteenth century Louis Vuitton trade card
[LOUIS VUITTON]
# 13856

    # 13856

    [LOUIS VUITTON]

    A nineteenth century Louis Vuitton trade card

    [Circa 1893]. Thin card, 83 x 121 mm, lithograph printed recto only in black on pale aqua; a very light stain at left hand edge, otherwise in fine condition. A rare early example of the trade card of the firm of Louis Vuitton, one of the most famous brands in history. The card gives the …

  • [PARRAMATTA] Bought of Joseph Whitworth, Wholesale and Family Grocer and Draper.
[JOSEPH WHITWORTH]
# 13876

    # 13876

    [JOSEPH WHITWORTH]

    [PARRAMATTA] Bought of Joseph Whitworth, Wholesale and Family Grocer and Draper.

    [Parramatta, N.S.W.] : [Joseph Whitworth, Australian Grocery and Drapery Warehouse, 3 and 4 Rouse's Colonnade, George Street, Parramatta], 1872. Manuscript account for a “Mrs. Davidson”, dated 31 December 1872, on lithographed letterhead, 280 x 150 mm; New South Wales 1d Revenue stamp; original folds and some creasing at the edges. The document itemises various materials, …

  • [PARRAMATTA] Bought of J.J. Brown & Co., Drapery, Clothing, and Fancy Warehouse.
[J.J. BROWN & CO.]
# 13875

    # 13875

    [J.J. BROWN & CO.]

    [PARRAMATTA] Bought of J.J. Brown & Co., Drapery, Clothing, and Fancy Warehouse.

    [Parramatta, N.S.W.] : [J.J. Brown & Co., Commerce House, Church St., Parramatta], 1873. Manuscript account for a “Mrs. Davidson”, dated 31 December 1872, on lithographed letterhead, 210 x 130 mm; New South Wales 1d Revenue stamp; original folds and a few edge tears. The document itemises various accessories and materials, including 1 silk “parachute”, 1 …

  • [PARRAMATTA] Bought of E.L. Doust, The Ladies’ Warehouse, Church Street, Parramatta.
[E.L. DOUST]
# 13873

    # 13873

    [E.L. DOUST]

    [PARRAMATTA] Bought of E.L. Doust, The Ladies’ Warehouse, Church Street, Parramatta.

    A Choice Assortment of Drapery, Hosiery, Ladies' Underclothing, Baby-Linen, Millinery, &c. Always on Hand. [Parramatta, N.S.W.] : [E.L. Doust, The Ladies' Warehouse, Church Street], 1872. Manuscript account for a “Mrs. Davidson”, dated 1 October 1872, on lithographed letterhead, 200 x 130 mm; original folds, a couple of spots of foxing and some edge tears. The document …

  • [PARRAMATTA] Bought of Geo. Doust & Co., Drapers, Hosiers, Haberdashers, &c. ...
[GEORGE DOUST & CO.]
# 13870

    # 13870

    [GEORGE DOUST & CO.]

    [PARRAMATTA] Bought of Geo. Doust & Co., Drapers, Hosiers, Haberdashers, &c. …

    [Parramatta, N.S.W.] : [George Doust, Liverpool House, Church Street], 1867. Manuscript account for a “Mrs. Murray”, dated 30 December 1867, on lithographed letterhead, 230 x 145 mm; original folds, a couple of spots of foxing but a well preserved document which itemises quantities of various materials purchased, including elastic, muslin and lace, as well as garments …

  • Howe’s weekly commercial express. Number 2. May 9th, 1825.
HOWE, Robert (1795-1829)
# 13071

    # 13071

    HOWE, Robert (1795-1829)

    Howe’s weekly commercial express. Number 2. May 9th, 1825.

    [Further issues have title: Howe's weekly commercial express and miscellaneous intelligencer. Sydney : Printed by the Proprietor, by R. Howe, 1825. Folio newspaper, [4] pp, engraved masthead with Advance Australia and the motto “Industry is the mother, the nurse, and the guardian of all virtues”; text in four columns; horizontal and vertical repairs to each …

  • [ADELAIDE EXHIBITION] One hundred and fifty pounds ... Gold and silver mining saving appliances.
Royal Commission for South Australia. Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition. [PIZEY, Septimus V.]
# 13598

    # 13598

    Royal Commission for South Australia. Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition. [PIZEY, Septimus V.]

    [ADELAIDE EXHIBITION] One hundred and fifty pounds … Gold and silver mining saving appliances.

    At head of sheet: Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition, 1887. Adelaide : Royal Commission for South Australia, 1887. Folio, single sheet folding to form [4] sides, printed on the first and third sides only; a good copy. An information leaflet advertising the prizes at the Adelaide Jubilee Exhibition for newly invented appliances capable of extracting gold from …

  • Istoricheskoe opisanie Drevniago Rossiiskago muzeia, pod nazvaniem Masterskoi i Oruzheinoi palaty,
MALINOVSKII, Aleksei Fedorovich, 1762-1840; VALUEV, Petr Stepanovich (editor)
# 11131

    # 11131

    MALINOVSKII, Aleksei Fedorovich, 1762-1840; VALUEV, Petr Stepanovich (editor)

    Istoricheskoe opisanie Drevniago Rossiiskago muzeia, pod nazvaniem Masterskoi i Oruzheinoi palaty,

    v Moskve obrietaiushchagosia. Chast’ pervaya. [=Historical account of the Old Russian Museum, known as the Masterskaia Workshop and Armoury Palaces, in Moscow. Part one.] [Moskva]: Gosudarstvennaia Oruzheinaia palata [The State Armoury of the Kremlin], 1807. Elephant folio, 485 x 335 x 30 mm, original quarter leather over continental European papered boards (very good, with minor …

  • [IMMIGRATION] Australia : its resources and production
AUSTRALIA. DEPARTMENT OF MARKETS AND MIGRATION.
# 13297

    # 13297

    AUSTRALIA. DEPARTMENT OF MARKETS AND MIGRATION.

    [IMMIGRATION] Australia : its resources and production

    /​ issued on behalf of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia under the authority of the Minister for Markets and Migration. Melbourne : Dept. of Markets and Migration, 1926. Small quarto, original pictorial wrappers, 96 pp, black and white photographic illustrations, statistical tables; a fine copy. Copies of this edition are recorded in four …

  • Wool and beyond / First Australian Fibre Conference, Melbourne, January 11-23, 1981.
AUSTRALIAN FIBRE CONFERENCE
# 13272

    # 13272

    AUSTRALIAN FIBRE CONFERENCE

    Wool and beyond / First Australian Fibre Conference, Melbourne, January 11-23, 1981.

    Registration information. Melbourne, Vic., Australia : Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria, 1982. Small quarto, publisher's pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 22 pp; a good copy.  Copies are recorded in three Australian collections (State Library of Queensland; State Library of Victoria; National Gallery of Australia Research Library). 

  • Catalogue : William Adams & Company Limited. Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth
WILLIAM ADAMS & COMPANY LTD.
# 13227

    # 13227

    WILLIAM ADAMS & COMPANY LTD.

    Catalogue : William Adams & Company Limited. Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth

    and Brisbane. Everything for engineers. [Cover title]. Sydney : printed by Hogbin Coker Pty. Ltd., 331Kent Street, [1938]. Quarto, publisher's stiff pictorial wrappers (annotated “1939” on front), with cloth back lettered in black (loss to some letters), [4] order forms, vi, 496 pp, illustrated; aside from the date on the upper wrapper, this a fine …

  • Catalogue issued 1949 by McPherson’s Limited : machinery merchants, tool specialists, suppliers of
McPHERSON'S LTD.
# 13226

    # 13226

    McPHERSON'S LTD.

    Catalogue issued 1949 by McPherson’s Limited : machinery merchants, tool specialists, suppliers of

    engineers' requites, manufacturers of pumps, bolts, nuts, rivets makers of high grade machine tools. Cover title: McPherson's for engineers & industrialists. Sydney : McPherson's Limited, 1949. Quarto, orginal stiff pictorial wrappers (lightly creased, upper wrapper chipped at top corner), staple bound, xvi, 448 pp, illustrated; preliminaries a little foxed and yellowed and with a couple …

  • [TRADE CATALOGUE] Les écrins s’ouvrent
A LA GERBE D'OR
# 13219

    # 13219

    A LA GERBE D'OR

    [TRADE CATALOGUE] Les écrins s’ouvrent

    Paris : Draeger frères, [1912]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (some very pale foxing), staple bound, pp 19, [1], chiefly black and white photographic illustrations of silverware (accessories, jewellery, tableware etc.), with [4] page insert advertising clocks and a bronze decorated calendar; a very good example of this attractive catalogue produced by the Parisian firm of A …

  • [TRADE CATALOGUE] Les fourrures Brunswick : 62, Boulevard de Strasbourg, Paris
BRUNSWICK FOURREUER
# 13197

    # 13197

    BRUNSWICK FOURREUER

    [TRADE CATALOGUE] Les fourrures Brunswick : 62, Boulevard de Strasbourg, Paris

    Paris : Draeger, Imp., [c.1935]. Small quarto, original stiff wrappers with design by Léon Benigni, spiral bound, [34] pp, chiefly photographic illustrations; a fine copy.  The only copy located in OCLC is held in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library. 

  • Old violins
A. E. Smith & Co.
# 12901

    # 12901

    A. E. Smith & Co.

    Old violins

    Sydney : A. E. Smith & Co., n.d. [c. 1930]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 16, catalogue of antique and contemporary violins, violas, cellos, double-bass's, and bows, some dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. Important catalogue by the noteworthy Sydney based string instrument maker. Held in two Australian collections (NLA, Powerhouse)

  • Pelaco : spot welded starchless collars : soft collar comfort with starched collar smartness
PELACO LTD.
# 13080

    # 13080

    PELACO LTD.

    Pelaco : spot welded starchless collars : soft collar comfort with starched collar smartness

    [Melbourne : Pelaco Ltd., c.1950]. Advertising sign for shop counter display, transfer print on enamel painted wood, 380 mm in diameter, 6 mm thick; small amount of paint loss, mostly confined to the edges; the wood with two small sections of restoration at the top edge.  “Pelaco Bill”, the Aboriginal caricature used in Pelaco's advertising …

  • Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition, 1887. The only Gold Medal for weighing machines has just
HENRY POOLEY & SON.
# 13101

    # 13101

    HENRY POOLEY & SON.

    Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition, 1887. The only Gold Medal for weighing machines has just

    been awarded to Henry Pooley & Son. 21st September, 1887. [Title from overstamp in red ink]. London : Henry Pooley & Son, 1887. Octavo sheet, printed one side only, advertising Henry Pooley & Son's many successes at international and British exhibitions, including the Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition and the Highland & Agricultural Society's Show, Perth …

  • Bill of lading for an oil painting shipped from London to Brisbane, 1887
QUEENSLAND ROYAL MAIL SERVICE.
# 13084

    # 13084

    QUEENSLAND ROYAL MAIL SERVICE.

    Bill of lading for an oil painting shipped from London to Brisbane, 1887

    Single sheet with lithographed letterhead, 230 x 280 mm, manuscript entries recording the shipment of an oil painting from London on board the steam ship Roma, to a Mrs. Pearce of Albert Street, Brisbane; dated 3 April 1887; embossed 6d revenue stamp at top left corner; original folds, in good condition.

  • Vanity Fair : published in connection with St. Luke’s Mission Room Bazaar. No. 3. Parramatta ...
PARRAMATTA. ST. LUKE'S MISSION CHURCH.
# 12740

    # 12740

    PARRAMATTA. ST. LUKE'S MISSION CHURCH.

    Vanity Fair : published in connection with St. Luke’s Mission Room Bazaar. No. 3. Parramatta …

    July 4, 1885. [Parramatta, N.S.W.] : [St. Luke's Mission Church], 1885. Newspaper, single sheet 310 x 460 mm, folding to form [4] pp small folio, lithograph printed; decorative masthead, text in 3 columns on each side; contains a large number of advertisements for local businesses, as well as church news; toned and foxed, but complete and …

  • Illustrated letterhead of The IXL Stove Works, Geelong
E. BLACKWELL & SON.
# 12542

    # 12542

    E. BLACKWELL & SON.

    Illustrated letterhead of The IXL Stove Works, Geelong

    Geelong : E. Blackwell & Son, IXL Stove Manufacturers and Patentee, [1906]. Letterhead with lithographed illustration, 250 x 185 mm (sheet), a manuscript business letter apologizing for delivery of a stove lacking a “name plate”; original folds; in fine condition. 

  • Cent ans : ou Quelques réflexions sur la collection particulière de M. H.*** Hermès, sellier.
HERMES
# 12476

    # 12476

    HERMES

    Cent ans : ou Quelques réflexions sur la collection particulière de M. H.*** Hermès, sellier.

    Paris : Hermès, 1928. Small quarto, original papered boards imitating speckled calf (sunned), decorative lining papers, 42 pp, text and 6 full-page colour illustrations by Maximilien Vox, as well as 6 photographic plates of Hermès merchandise (equestrian accessories); numbered example (no. 491, Series P); a very good example, lacking the dust jacket. 

  • [TRADE CATALOGUE] Royal House, Paris : Hiver, 1910.
ROYAL HOUSE.
# 12246

    # 12246

    ROYAL HOUSE.

    [TRADE CATALOGUE] Royal House, Paris : Hiver, 1910.

    Paris : Royal House, 1910. Small quarto, original stiff wrappers with embossed lettering and device to front (detached and marked, corners worn), 48 pp, illustrated throughout; a fair copy. Text in French. An up-market Parisian trade catalogue for men's and women's winter clothing, shoes, accessories and toiletries.

  • Prospectus of a company, to be designated the Scottish Phillipsland Emigration Company.
LANG, John Dunmore (1799-1878)
# 12106

    # 12106

    LANG, John Dunmore (1799-1878)

    Prospectus of a company, to be designated the Scottish Phillipsland Emigration Company.

    [Edinburgh? : J.D. Lang?, c.1847]. Foolscap folio, [4] pp, original horizontal folds, trimmed closely along the fore-edge margin, but a good, clean copy of a rare document. Ferguson, 4566. Lang's proposal for the formation of an Edinburgh- or Glasgow-based company which would organise large-scale emigration of Protestants, particularly from the Scottish Highlands and western islands, …

  • Facts about tractors
VACUUM OIL CO. PTY. LTD.
# 12161

    # 12161

    VACUUM OIL CO. PTY. LTD.

    Facts about tractors

    Melbourne : G.W. Green & Sons, Printers [for Vacuum Oil Co. Pty. Ltd.], [1925]. Octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers (lower wrapper with foxing and tiny amount of silverfishing), 24 pp, illustrated, last couple of pages foxed at lower margin, a good copy. Two copies are recorded in Australian collectiins (National Library of Australia; State Library of …

  • Lubricating the chassis on a mileage basis
VACUUM OIL CO. PTY. LTD.
# 12156

    # 12156

    VACUUM OIL CO. PTY. LTD.

    Lubricating the chassis on a mileage basis

    Melbourne : G.W. Green & Sons, Printers [for Vacuum Oil Co. Pty. Ltd.], 1924. Single sheet, 140 x 240 mm, folding to 140 x 80 mm, pictorial cover in red and black plus [5] other panels, [4] with printed text and diagram, mild crease at top left corner and nick at bottom left corner, otherwise …

  • How to take care of leather
VACUUM OIL CO. PTY. LTD.
# 11851

    # 12155

    VACUUM OIL CO. PTY. LTD.

    How to take care of leather

    Melbourne : G.W. Green & Sons, Printers [for Vacuum Oil Co. Pty. Ltd], [c.1925]. Duodecimo, original pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 7 pp, illustrated, a fine copy. Scarce. Copies are recorded in two Australian collections (Monash University Library; National Library of Australia).

  • [TEXTILES] École Municipale de Tissage [et de Broderie] de Lyon
POULAT, Emile; POULAT, Yves
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    # 11858

    POULAT, Emile; POULAT, Yves

    [TEXTILES] École Municipale de Tissage [et de Broderie] de Lyon

    Three manuscripts on the theory and practice of fabric manufacture (weaving and embroidery), compiled by two generations of scholar-workers studying at the renowned L'École municipale de tissage et de broderie de Lyon; the first volume, by Emile Poulat, titled Cours de théorie 1908-1909; the second and third volumes, by his son Yves Poulat, titled Cours de théorie …