J. Y. MILLS (SYDNEY)
[Sydney : J. Y. Mills, Auctioneer, 161 Pitt Street, April, 1894]. Single quarto sheet (285 x 212 mm), advertising 90 ten acre blocks of farming land at approximately £12 per acre, imprinted lower left ‘W.E.S. 3-4-94’, verso with printed information about scent plant cultivation; a fine example. Notices concerning this subdivision were placed in Sydney newspapers by …
MRS. QUONG TART [TART, Margaret]
Sydney : W.M. Maclardy, 1911. Octavo, original blind blocked blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and design to upper board, gilt lettered spine (very slightly sunned to the spine and a couple of very minor flecks), without the loose errata slip, previous owner’s name neatly inscribed to endpaper, 99 pp,  leaves of plates, a …
No Other Man No Other Store : The Extraordinary Life of Sir Charles Lloyd Jones: Painter, Patron and Patriot 1878-1958
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2013. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 239, illustrated. New copy of an out of print title, in storage since publication, still sealed in publisher’s plastic. Sir Charles Lloyd Jones always wanted to be an artist and, in his youth, studied painting for six and a half years, first at the Julian Ashton …
GRIFFIN ADVERTISING COMPANY; ARBUCKLE, WADDELL PTY. LTD. (PRINTERS)
[WHITE AUSTRALIA POLICY] Prospectus of “Australia Unlimited” and a few facts and figures showing the wisdom of immediate investment. (Two variant printer’s proofs).
Melbourne : Arbuckle, Waddell Pty. Ltd., printers, 20-22 McKillop Street, [circa 1930]. Two octavo-size bookets (185 x 112 mm) with variant covers, staple bound, both of  pages and with a generic text aimed at encouraging land investment in Melbourne; however, the pair are customised for different land agents – one for T. M. Burke …
Sydney : H. Phillips, circa 1932. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. , photographically illustrated. Souvenir illustrating the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Graphite on artist’s paper, 137 x 206 mm (sheet), captioned by the artist in the upper margin ‘Hongkong Coolies carrying Twist’; scattered foxing; mounted on a section of a page removed from an album of sketches, watercolours and photographs compiled by S.P. Sabin, a P. & O. officer who served on various ships in the …
Cover: Burberrys. Paris : 8 et 10, Boulevard Malesherbes, [c.1914]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (a few discrete tape repairs to the inner front and rear), pp , 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 …
STANFORD & CO. (MELBOURNE)
Melbourne : Stanford & Co., Colonial Agents for the Singer Manufacturing Company, Corner of Bourke and Russell Streets, 1877. Octavo leaflet (215 x 140 mm),  pp, lithograph printed in blue on mauve paper, front with vignette illustration of Stanford & Co.’s head agency in Melbourne; paper toned and with a few light marks to …
FEARON, Henry B.
for glass consumption, but single bottles, and even the smallest quantities of spirits in bottles, can be had as usual. Mr. Fearon continues precisely as heretofore, his varied and extensive Wine business, for consumption both Wholesale and Retail. All the Entrances are in the Court. London : Henry B. Fearon, [c.1836]. Broadside, 255 x 200 …
DOWN, PHILP & COMPANY (SYDNEY)
[CHINESE IN AUSTRALIA] Chinese Australian Herald. Number 178, January 21, 1898. (Complete issue) / [plus] Supplement to “The Chinese Australian Herald,” January 21, 1898
Sydney : Printed by James Alexander Philp, of Cross[-street], Double Bay, N.S.W., for the Proprietors, Down, Philp and Company, of 19 Hunter-street, Sydney, at the Builder Printing Works, 527 Kent-street Sydney, and published by George Arthur Down at 19 Hunter-street, Sydney, . Large folio newspaper (765 x 510 mm),  pp, the outer  pages …
WILMOT & KEY
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 105 x 64 mm (mount); verso imprinted ‘Wilmot & Key, Photographers, Geelong Portrait Gallery, 31 Malop Street, Geelong’; the print and mount are in good condition; [together with] another Wilmot & Key carte de visite probably dating to around 1864-65 (the back mark has a different and possibly …
SALA, George Augustus (1828-1895)
Written by George Augustus Sala. [Cover title]. London : Madame Tussaud & Sons, Ltd., 1897. Jubilee edition. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (chipped, spine reinforced with tape), pp [12 advertisements], 84, [2 advertisements], internally clean and sound. Rare. OCLC records only one copy (International Institute of Social History, Amesterdam); COPAC records two copies (V & A Libraries; …
BRUNNER, Gisbert L. & PFEIFFER-BELLI, Christian.
Cologne : Konemann, 1999. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 508, extensively illustrated. Comprehensive history of the wristwatch with over 2000 illustrations.
VUITTON, Louis; LEHOT, G. de
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 …
[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; …
Copper halfpenny token for Robert Heslop, dealer in natural curiosities, Finsbury Square, London, 1790s.
London : Robert Heslop, n.d. [c.1795]. Æ halfpenny, diameter 29.7 mm. Obverse: A male contortionist and a monkey. Around the perimeter: CAN YOU DO SO. Reverse: An inscription on six lines THE FIRST SHOP IN LONDON FOR NATURAL CURIOSITYS PAINTINGS COINS COLOURS FOR ARTISTS &c. Around the perimeter: R. HESLOP NO. 86 CHISWELL STREET FINSBURY …