GENERAL MOTORS-HOLDEN'S LIMITED
General Motors’ New Australian Car. The background story of a new Australian enterprise … the entire manufacture in Australia of a car specially designed for Australian conditions.
Brisbane : General Motors-Holden’s Limited, . Octavo (215 x 130 mm), original pictorial wrappers (creased at bottom corners), staple bound, 16 pp, with b/w photographic illustrations and line-drawn decorations; inside upper wrapper with foreword by the Managing Director of GMH, inside lower wrapper with full-page of photographic views of Head Office and various assembly plants; …
HANS IRVINE & CO. (GREAT WESTERN VINEYARDS)
[WINE] Hans Irvine & Co. Australian wine growers, sparkling wine makers and wine distillers. Price list. To the Trade only.
London : Hans Irvine & Co., Dowgate Hill, Cannon Street, [probably 1905-06]. Single sheet, 228 x 294 mm, folded to form  pages, printed in red and black, with vignette armorial crest and exhibition medals in gold at the head, and two lithographed views of Irvine’s Great Western Vineyards on the fourth side; top edges …
MAJOR DRAPKIN & CO.
London, U.K. : Major Drapkin & Co., Branch of United Kingdom Tobacco Co. (1929), Ltd., [circa 1930]. Trade card, 52 x 76 mm, recto with colour illustration of the idealised ‘Australian girl’, verso with the following description of her: ‘The Australian girl is usually tall, straight-limbed, and athletic. One of her outstanding characteristics is her …
H. FRANCIS & CO. (MELBOURNE)
Containing much varied and useful information, and illustrated with fifteen views of European cities and scenery. Melbourne : H. Francis & Co., Pharmaceutical Chemists, 298 Bourke Street, 111 Collins Street, . Small octavo (180 x 120 mm), original illustrated wrappers with scene of interior of H. Francis & Co. pharmacy, inside and lower wrappers with …
CHARLEMONT STUDIO (SYDNEY)
Albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 163 x 105 mm (mount); inscribed by the sitter in the image ‘T. F. Waller. With Kindest regards. 4/7/93’; recto and verso of mount with imprint of the Charlemont Studio, Royal Arcade, Sydney (and Elizabeth Street, Melbourne); the print and mount have some very light marks, but are overall …
HEAL & SON, LTD. (U.K.); FRITZ HANSEN (DENMARK); UTZON, Jørn (1918-2018)
Heal’s present a range of furniture produced by a world famous factory. Fritz Hansen’s success has resulted from their close co-operation with architects of international reputation who design classically for today and tomorrow. Heal’s are introducing the Fritz Hansen designs for 1971 in a special exhibition at the end of February … … Denmark : …
BRACKEN, Thomas (1843-1898); READ'S RARE BOOK STORE, BRISBANE (publisher)
Brisbane : Read’s Rare Book Store, 131 Ann Street, [circa 1930]. Postcard, 92 x 142 mm; printed in black on white, recto with full text of the poem Not Understood by New Zealand poet, journalist and politician Thomas Bracken, author of the New Zealand anthem God Defend New Zealand and originator of the phrase ‘God’s Own Country’ …
RAILWAY & TRAMWAY MUSICAL SOCIETY (SYDNEY)
Railway Institute, Devonshire Street, Sydney. The Railway & Tramway Musical Society … in Lionel Monckton’s comic opera “A Country Girl” (By arrangement with Messrs. J. C. Williamson Ltd.). Monday 22nd [to] Saturday 27th September, 1913.
Sydney : Carter’s Builder Printing Works, . Narrow quarto (280 x 110 mm), self-wrappers (featuring advertisements for Anthony Horderns’ men’s and women’s fashion and Fine Art Gallery);  pp, with numerous illustrated advertisements and photographic illustrations including portraits of stars Miss Mabel Batchelor and Reg Riemenschneider, musical director Leo Grouse and Railway & Tramway Musical …
VICTORIA. MINES DEPARTMENT.
Mining surveyors’ & registrars’ reports : abstract of the reports furnished by the mining surveyors and registrars of Victoria to the Mining Department. For October, 1863.
Melbourne : Printed at the Herald Office, 1863. Octavo (210 mm), original printed wrappers (a little dusty and with some light foxing), string bound, pp 15; contents very clean, a good example. Abstracts of surveyors’ reports for the Colony of Victoria’s gold mining Districts: Ballaarat, Beechworth, Sandhurst, Maryborough, Castlemaine and Ararat. These six Districts are …
JAMES WRIGHT (MELBOURNE)
[HORTICULTURE] “Bunyarra” Ranunculus and Anemones. James Wright’s Valley Nurseries. Moonee Ponds, W.4. Victoria.
Melbourne : Horticultural Press Pty. Ltd., [circa 1935]. Trade brochure. Octavo (225 mm),  pp, illustrated front, with 3 pages of detailed technical information on Ranunculus and Anemones; top edges with pale damp stain, else good.
Ripponlea, Vic. : Ajax Motors, [probably between 1935 and 1945]. Writing blotter, 120 x 225 mm, printed on glossy card, with illustration; tiny amount of silverfishing at top edge, otherwise in fine unused condition.
H. BURTENSHAW (firm)
Illustrated letterhead for H. Burtenshaw (late J. Paul & Sons, Ltd., General carriers and contractors), 91 Church Street, Parramatta. September, 1920.
Parramatta, NSW : H. Burtenshaw, 1920. Lithographed letterhead, 105 x 210 mm (lower half trimmed), dated 9 September 1920 and with Burtenshaw’s mimeographed message to clients advising that ‘I have purchased the Motor Delivery and General Carrying business hitherto carried on by the firm of John Paul & Sons Limited, at Sydney, Parramatta, and Burwood …
Sydney : Kodak Australasia Pty. Ltd., [circa 1914]. Photo wallet, 140 x 100 mm, folding; cover illustration depicting a young woman holding a Kodak camera; in fine condition. (Note: contains no negatives inside). A most attractive piece of Australian photographic and social history.
FITZGERALD & CO. (TASMANIA)
Lithograph printed in black on white card, 100 x 62 mm; illustrated, with the text ‘Skinny of Fat – Short or Tall – Makes no difference WE FIT THEM ALL. FITZGERALDS’; verso blank; some rust marks and handling wear. From Wiki: ‘FitzGerald’s Department Stores was Tasmania’s largest chain of department stores. The chain was rebadged and relaunched as Harris …
[Melbourne : Fabian Dattner, circa 1987]. Folding, shaped advertising card, 150 x 210 mm, opening to 150 x 430 mm, printed on both sides in red on sepia card, with numerous illustrations and a map showing the location of the Settlers & Co. flagship store in the Melbourne CBD; presentation of this card at Settlers …
MOIR, J. K. (John Kinmont) (1893-1958)
Melbourne : [The Author], 1940. Small octavo (185 x 125 mm), original printed blue wrappers (light central vertical fold line), staple bound, 28 pp, illustrated with b/w plates; very clean, a good copy. The story of the Box Hill – Doncaster tram line, which opened on 15 October 1889. Written by J. K. Moir, founding …