CUTLER, Eliza Maria (1847-1933)
Begs to inform her Friends and the Public generally that she has Re-opened her Dancing Classes, at her rooms. [Parramatta, N.S.W.] : Eliza Cutler, [circa 1880]. Bifolium, 200 x 130 mm,  pp, printed first side only; light foxing and toning, small insect trail upper right of last side, otherwise sound. Miss Cutler’s first name …
JOHN KING & COMPANY LIMITED (LONDON)
Wallet, 110 x 150 mm, limp vellum; front inscribed in ink with the owner’s name ‘Mr. Thos. Floyd’, flap on reverse also inscribed in ink ‘Mr. Th.’; inside is a linen and paper-lined compartment for banknotes, cheques etc. with the printed label of the maker ‘John King & Compy. Limited Ledger & Account Book Manufacturers. …
O. S. HEMPEL (maker)
[Melbourne?] : O. S. Hempel, . Glass magic lantern slide, 77 x 120 mm; maker’s name and date ‘O. S. Hempel ’18’ in image lower right; in fine condition. A World War One-era glass cinema slide that came with a group of related slides used in the Dandenong Picture Theatre, which opened in 1916. The …
P. JEWELL (firm); O. S. HEMPEL (maker)
[GLASS CINEMA SLIDE; DANDENONG] P. Jewell. For All Kinds of Footwear. £2,000 Stock to Select from. Opposite Post Office.
[Melbourne?] : O. S. Hempel, . Glass magic lantern slide, 80 x 120 mm; maker’s name and date ‘O. S. Hempel ’18’ in image lower right; in fine condition. A World War One-era glass cinema slide that came with a group of related slides used in the Dandenong Picture Theatre, which opened in 1916. P. …
CAMERON, Roderick William, Sir (1823-1900)
Australia Pioneer Line … Carrying the United States Mails … From Pier 18 East River. The noble clipper ship “Thomas H. Perkins” … For Sydney, N.S.W.
[New York] : Nesbitt & Co. printers [for R. W. Cameron], . Clipper card, 150 x 92 mm, lithograph printed recto only in red and blue on glossy white card; some toning, verso with old glue stains. Scarce clipper card advertising a sailing of the ship Thomas H. Perkins from New York to Sydney in October 1859. …
W. M. ROUGHAN & PARK (MELBOURNE)
St. Kilda, Vic. : W. M. Roughan & Park, 26a Robe Street, [between 1925 and 1930]. Folding leaflet (165 x 120 mm),  pp, printed on all sides, with 2 photographic illustrations to front; light staining at top edges, else good. Late 1920s Melbourne trade brochure advertising a folding picnic table which could be stored …
FLYNN CARAVAN SPARES (THORNBURY, VIC.)
At head of title: Australia’s first and still Australia’s best caravan kits. Prahran, Vic. : Hall’s Book Store Pty. Ltd., [circa 1956]. Octavo (213 x 140 mm), illustrated wrappers with a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air towing a Flynn caravan (sunned, upper wrapper torn at bottom edge and corner, with some loss, and with short tear …
THE BRITISH NEW GUINEA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LIMITED
The British New Guinea Development Company, Limited : participating preference share certificate, dated May, 1919.
London : [printed by Waterlow & Sons, for] The British New Guinea Development Company, Limited, . Single sheet, 260 x 300 mm, recto printed in reddish-brown, with manuscript entries dated 6 May 1919 recording the fully paid ownership of 42 preference shares by Ernest Alfred Parsloe; blind embossed company seal; verso with printed ledger (not filled …
[Australia] : Misima Mines Ltd., 2003. Quarto (295 mm), pictorial wrappers, pp 98, profusely illustrated in colour and b/w, maps, statistical tables, bibliography; a very good copy. Misima Island is situated in the Louisiade Archipelago, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. This publication was commissioned by the Australian gold mining company Misima Mines Limited as …
CARNE, J. E. (Joseph Edmund) (1855-1922)
Bulletin of the Territory of Papua. No. 1, 1913. Notes on the occurrence of coal, petroleum, and copper in Papua.
Melbourne : Department of External Affairs, 1913. Quarto (255 x 200 mm), original printed brown wrappers (short paper split at head of spine, otherwise pristine), pp viii, 116,  leaves of photographic plates, maps and plans (3 folding); contents clean and bright, a superb copy.
Australian Workers' Union.
Below title: ‘An Australian Paper for Australian People‘. Sydney : Australian Workers’ Union, vol. 29, no. 26, July 1 1920 – vol. 30, no. 26, June 30 1921, a run of 52 issues. Folio newspaper, bound in two volumes in contemporary half pigskin over pebbled cloth boards (rubbed), backstrips with stamped dates (second volume with …
Australian Workers' Union.
Below title: ‘An Australian Paper for Australian People‘. Sydney : Australian Workers’ Union, vol. 31, no. 1, Jan. 5 1922 – vol. 31, no. 26, June 28 1922, a run of 26 issues. Folio newspaper, bound in contemporary half pigskin over pebbled cloth boards (rubbed), backstrips with stamped dates, all issues bound in with original …
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 cop of an out of print title. 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 Art School in Sydney and then at the Slade …
[EMPEROR ZHU YUANZHANG (MING TAIZU), 1328-1398]
[China : c.1375]. Printed during the reign (1368-1398) of the first Ming emperor, Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang (Ming Taizu), a paper note with the original cash value of a string of 1,000 copper coins, or 1 kuan. Woodblock printed in black ink on a sheet of grey mulberry paper, 340 x 220 mm; recto with the Chinese characters …
LONDON STEREOSCOPIC & PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY
[GOLD RUSH] Case of Australian gold and gold-washing apparatus at the London International Exhibition of 1862.
Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each individual image 75 x 75 mm (arched format), original yellow mount 834 x 174 mm, recto of mount with printed caption ‘The International Exhibition of 1862 ; No. 144.- Case of Australian gold, and gold washing apparatus’, and photographer’s imprint ‘London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company’; verso blank; both albumen prints are …
ALSAGOFF, Syed Mohsen
The Alsagoff family in Malaysia : A.H. 1240 (A.D. 1824)-A.H. 1382 (A.D. 1962) : with biographical and contemporary sketches of some members of the Alsagoff family. (Presentation copy)
Singapore : The Author, . Quarto (265 mm), illustrated wrappers (lightly marked, upper wrapper chipped at head of spine and creased at top corner), staple bound; presentation inscription to title ‘With compliments from Dato A. M. Alsagoff 24/4/63‘; pp 50, with numerous b/w photographic illustrations, advertisements; internally very clean and sound. This well-illustrated publication relates the …