Melbourne 2018

We are pleased to present our catalogue of books, manuscripts, photographs, artworks and realia for the 46th ANZAAB Australian Antiquarian Book Fair, to be held at Wilson Hall, The University of Melbourne from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th July 2018.

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Among many highlights are a superb watercolour by Australian children’s book illustrator Ida Rentoul Outhwaite; an illuminated Book of Hours (Rouen, c.1500); the first book on Australia, Pelsaert’s narrative of the wreck of the Batavia (1647); an early eighteenth century Japanese world map (1708); a Macquarie era Aboriginal breastplate (1820); Norman Lindsay’s own copy of A Homage to Sappho (1928); two original watercolours by Arago made during the Freycinet expedition (1817-20); a complete set of Verve, the Parisian review of art hailed as “the most beautiful magazine in the world”; and an exceptional set of Voyage de la Perouse autour du monde (1797).