[TASMANIA; WINE] Entire letter sent from Circular Head to Launceston, August 27 1847, regarding the purchase of port wine.
Manuscript in ink, single folio sheet, 370 x 235 mm, folded, headed ‘Circular Head, August 27 1847’, signed at the foot ‘Yours truly, W. [Shepman?]’; outer side addressed to ‘W. Johnstone Esq. Launceston’ and endorsed ‘[Per] “Mercury”‘ / Paid’; old loss at 2 corners, small perforation from letter spike, but the letter itself is complete …
RADERMACHER, Jacob Cornelis Matthieu (1741-1783), et al.
Te Batavia : Ter Lands Drukkerij, 1824. “Tweede druk” (second printing). Thick octavo, original printed orange wrappers (paper restored along spine), title with early ownership inscription, pp 48, 335,  index, 1 folding table,  blank; mild waterstaining to top edges of some leaves (not affecting legibility), otherwise clean and sound throughout. A scarce early …
LOUC, Marcel; LOUC, Roger
Paris : Albert Moret, 1953. Small quarto, publisher’s limp red morocco with gilt lettering to front (rubbed, spine a little faded, covers slightly loosened from the contents at head), 269 pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, internally fine, a good copy of a classic cocktail book.
[Fly Fishers' Club]
London : [s.n], 1908. Octavo, stiff wrappers with photograph of Lord Montagu Norman, ribbon ties, marked along spine, [pp 12]. The programme for a sumptuous annual dinner for the Fly Fishers’ Club held at the Hotel Metropole. Includes menu and wine list, with vintages served such as 1900 Krug, 1898 Louis Roederer, and 1893 Bollinger.
DURYEA, Townsend (1823-1888)
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 63, verso with imprint of ‘T. Duryea, Photographer to His Excellency, 66 King William St., Adelaide’, and an inscription in a contemporary hand ‘Sarah Jacob / Born April 21st 1851 / Anne (sic) Jacob / Born Dec. 17 1853’; both the albumen print and mount are …
Edinburgh : William Blackwood, 1865. Fourth edition. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (lifting off the boards), new endpapers, pp. viii; 77; publisher’s catalogue, line illustrations.
Louis Eppinger, Manager. Yokohama : Grand Hotel, 1902. Quarto, chromolithograph sheet, folded, pp. , printed dinner menu for Wednesday, Sept. 24th, 1902, wine list, musical programme. Charming illustrated menu from one of Yokohama’s leading hotels.
Being a practical treatise on the cultivation of the grape-vine in each department of hot house, cold grapery, retarding house, and out door culture. With plans for the construction of the requisite buildings, and giving the best methods of heating the same. Every department being fully illustrated. New York : Orange Judd & Company, 1852. …
[Great Britain : Valentine's, circa 1905]. Chromolithographic postcard, 88 x 139 mm, postally used; in fine condition.
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 …
[Between 1942 and 1945?]. Manuscript in ink on a rectangular piece of thickish brown paper, 108 x 155 mm; verso with later annotation in pen in spidery handwriting Changi; numerous old fold lines indicating the paper was originally folded into a tiny rough square, approximately 45 x 40 mm; some foxing and staining and a …
"Julian Thomas, Le Vagabond" [JAMES, John Stanley]
At head of title: Australie, en avant!, 1789-1889. Melbourne : Robert S. Brain, Imprimeur du Gouvernement, . Large octavo, original cloth-backed stiff wrappers, pp , 56, with folding map and 24 lithographed plates (the last plate with small perforation); a good copy. Illustrated catalogue promoting the Colony of Victoria's display at the Exposition Universelle in Paris, …
London : Houlston and Wright 1860. First edition. Octavo, original blind blocked purple cloth (lightly rubbed and faded) with gilt lettering to upper board and spine, title page with small ownership signature dated 1894, xv, 240 pp, internally bright and clean with some pages uncut; a near fine copy. Scarce. Copies are recorded in only …
TOYE, Nina; ADAIR, A.H.; LE HUBY, P.; LABOUREUR, J.-E. (illustrator)
Recueillis par Nina Toye & A.H. Adair et mis en Francais par Ph Le Huby. Paris : Au Sans Pareil, . Royal octavo, publisher's pictorial stiff covers with design by Laboureur, pp 132, [4 advertisements], vignette line drawings by Laboureur; internally fine. Very scarce.
/ by L. Roos ; translated [from the French] by Rayond Dubois and W. Percy Wilkinson. At head of title : Department of Agriculture. Viticultural Station, Rutherglen, Victoria. Melbourne : Robt. S. Brain, Government Printer, 1900. Octavo, publisher's blind blocked maroon cloth, 273 pp, illustrated, a very good copy. Scarce.
Cover title: Brief history of the vineyards in the north east of Victoria. Chiltern, Vic. : Federal Standard, 1970. Small octavo, laminated card covers, vi, 25 pp, map, a very good copy.
Circa 1900. Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm, captioned in the negative South Australian grapes; small contemporary manuscript label with sequence number E113; in fine condition.
Circa 1900. Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm, original paper label with typed caption and sequence number, 18. Grapes grown in the open in a New South Wales vineyard, Australia; in fine condition.
Circa 1930. Gouache on board, 235 x 160 mm, mounted on a later backing sheet and framed; fine condition. Original design for a wine merchant's catalogue.
DE CASTELLA, Hubert
Translated, with preface and notes, by C.B. Thornton-Smith. Melbourne : Mast Gully Press, 1979. Limited edition of 50 copies in quarter morocco by Bayntun of Bath, containing a frontispiece in colour and additional plates, signed by the translator and publisher (Kenneth Hince), and numbered I – L (this is number XLV). Small quarto, in the …
s.l. : s.n., [c.1910]. Chromolithographic postcard, 87 x 138 mm, captioned in the image South Australian fruits; no publisher's imprint; not postally used, in fine condition.
AGENT GENERAL FOR TASMANIA; [BEATTIE, John Watt, 1859-1930]
London : Agent General for Tasmania, [c.1910]. Chromolithographic postcard, 87 x 138 mm, verso imprinted Pictorial Scenes of Tasmania / Published by the Agent General for Tasmania / (6) Hop picking, Tasmania; postally unused, in fine condition. Although not credited, the original photographer was J.W. Beattie.
London : Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1862. Octavo, original blind blocked green cloth boards (heavily rubbed, top corner of upper board worn), rebacked using the original gilt-lettered spine (faded) and retaining original endpapers, front paste-down with nineteenth century newspaper cutting with extracts from Druitt's Report on wines, xiv, 365 pp, folding statistical table, bottom corner …
WHEELER, Daniel, 1771-1840
of the South-Sea Islands and New South Wales : extracted from the letters and Journal of Daniel Wheeler … recently returned from a religious visit to some of those places. Series: Society of Friends. London Yearly Meeting. Meeting for Sufferings. Tracts relative to the aborigines ; no. 2. London : Edward Marsh, 1843. Second edition. …
Villefranche : Imp. Blanc et Mercier [for Jules Sain], August 1898. Single folio sheet, folding to  pp quarto, all pages printed, original folds, contemporary annotation in lower corner of front page, but a good copy of this trade catalogue of a Loire region winery.
GRANDES PEPINIERES DU ROUSSILLON
[Perpignan?] : Grandes Pépinières du Roussillon, October, 1890. Large octavo, printed pink wrappers, staple bound, 19 pp, a good copy of this trade catalogue issued by a winemaker of the Languedoc-Roussillon region.
[C.G. GRAMP & SONS]
Rowland Flat, Barossa Valley, S.A. : C.G. Gramp & Sons, [c.1950]. Four playing cards, each 90 x 58 mm, the backs with advertisements for Orlando wines; three in very good condition, one darkened from handling.
GORDON, C.M.; GORDON, G.
Melbourne : Victorian Anti-Liquor League, 1923. Octavo, original printed wrappers (a little worn and sunned), 295, vi pp, illustrated,contents clean and sound, a good copy.
SHEEN, James Richmond
Dedicated to all consumers in the United Kingdom. London : Robert Hardwicke, n.d. . First edition. Small octavo, publisher's purple pebbled cloth boards (rubbed, lower board marked, spine frayed at tail and with small loss at rear outer hinge), upper board with gilt stamped lettering and design of vine leaves and grapes, ownership inscription dated …
WILLIAM CRAWFORD & SONS LTD.
Edinburgh : William Crawford & Sons Ltd., 1926. Quarto, card covers with pictorial onlay and gilt embossed lettering, original cord tie holding covers at upper left (but covers detached from staples), 24 pp, all colour illustrations of Crawford's biscuit products, loosely inserted printed price list, contents clean and sound. A most attractive trade catalogue.
[France] : s.n., n.d. [circa 1800]. Liqueur bottle label, copperplate engraved design with hand colouring, 60 x 80 mm; some toning but overall in a very good state of preservation.
Two handmade menus, written in French and illustrated in pencil on individual sheets of thick paper, each 240 x 160 mm, one dated December 8 1918 and the other February 2 1919, the menus occupying a single side of each sheet.