A.C.T. / Canberra

  • # 42995

    [NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA]

    First Australian History and Film Conference. Canberra, 22nd to 27th November, 1981 at the National Library of Australia.

    Canberra : National Library of Australia, 1981. Informational brochure. Folding sheet 220 x 360 mm (open), 220 x 90 mm (folded); with programme outline, brief synopses of proposed papers, registration details etc.; excellent condition.

  • # 42986

    [2XX RADIO STATION]

    [CANBERRA COMMUNITY RADIO] XX Communique. Vol. 5 no. 1, March 1981.

    Canberra, ACT : Campus community Broadcasting Association, 1981. Quarto (280 x 205 mm), stapled pictorial wrappers, pp. 32, plus text on inner covers; illustrated; a very good copy. The official magazine of Canberra’s community radio station 2XX, dating to the height of the Australian post-punk era. Contains an in-depth piece on Sydney (originally Canberra) band …

  • # 42987

    [2XX RADIO STATION]

    [CANBERRA COMMUNITY RADIO] XX Communique. Vol. 5 no. 2, May 1981.

    Canberra, ACT : Campus community Broadcasting Association, 1981. Quarto (280 x 205 mm), stapled pictorial wrappers, pp. 32, plus text on inner covers; illustrated; a very good copy. The official magazine of Canberra’s community radio station 2XX, dating to the height of the Australian post-punk era. Contains in-depth pieces on the now legendary Brisbane band …

  • # 40193

    WANTRUP, Jonathan

    Australian Rare Books 1788 – 1900

    Melbourne : Australian Book Auctions, 2023. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Two volumes, 255 x 180 mm, bound in dark green buckram, lettered in gilt, with colour pictorial dustwrappers, pp. 1400, 148 illustrations (43 in colour), glossary of book collecting terms, historical price estimates, indices of persons and titles. Printed and bound in Australia on …

  • # 37994

    NEW SOUTH WALES GOVERNMENT TOURIST BUREAU; WESTON, Harry (illustrator)

    [SNOWY MOUNTAINS] Alpine and Southern District for the tourist. New South Wales, Australia.

    [Drop title]. Sydney : produced by the New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau ; printed by Posters Pty. Ltd, June 1938. Large folding sheet, 400 x 700 mm, folding to 210 x 140 mm, printed on both sides, recto with [8] panels each with b/w photographic illustration and text, and [2] panels forming the colour-illustrated …

  • # 36841

    HOWARD & SHEARSBY (YASS)

    Young men on the bank of the Goodradigbee River near Burrinjuck, New South Wales. August, 1914.

    Gelatin silver print photograph, 89 x 140 mm, printed on postcard stock; captioned in the negative ‘374. Goodradigbee River, Burrinjuck, Aug. 1914. H & S’; verso imprinted ‘Howard & Shearsby, Yass, N.S.W.’; a very sharp image with great depth of field; not postally used, in superb condition. We have not been able to locate any example …

  • # 35554

    LUSCOMBE, J. A.

    Canberra : Federal capital, 1927

    Goulburn : photographed and published by J. A. Luscombe, 1927. Oblong folio, pictorial wrappers (a little marked), pp. [24], illustrated with photographic views including Parliament House, the residences of the Governor General and Prime Minister, Hotel Kurrajong, suburban streets etc.

  • # 33207

    ZIEGLER, Oswald L. (publisher); HURLEY, Frank (photographer)

    Australia 1788-1938. (With an archive of unique ephemera associated with Ziegler’s publications for the Sesquicentenary)

    Sydney, N.S.W. : Simmons Limited, 1938. “Produced by Oswald L. Ziegler under the authority of Australia’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council and in collaboration with its publicity committee.” (title page). Elephant folio (440 x 310 mm), publisher’s tan leather over boards (lightly rubbed and marked), upper board with black leather panel lettered in gilt 150 Years; all …

  • # 30096

    "J M"

    St. John’s Canberra

    Linocut, 130 x 105 mm (image), 146 x 113 mm (sheet), captioned and initialled in pencil by the artist at lower margin ‘St. John’s Canberra / J M’; in very good condition, archivally matted; with a loosely preserved fully contemporary typed note, 150 x 120 mm, containing what is clearly an eyewitness account of a visit …

  • # 25621

    Anon.

    Canberra – four tourist brochures circa 1960

      Canberra. Points of interest. Canberra : A. J. Arthur, C’wealth Govt. Printer, May, 1957. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, folding. Planning a national capital. Canberra : National Capital Development Commission, circa 1962. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, folding. Canberra. Your capital. Canberra : Department of the Interior, circa 1960. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, folding, illustrated in black …

  • # 24565

    PIONEER TOURIST COACHES PTY. LTD. (MELBOURNE)

    Highway motor travel in Australia : Adelaide to Melbourne, Sydney and the Grampians with Pioneer.

    [Melbourne : Pioneer Tourist Coaches Pty. Ltd., c. 1935]. Large oblong octavo (180 x 210 mm), illustrated wrappers with photographic view of the Ocean Road near Angelsea (mild corner creasing and light marks), stapled, 7 pp, with itineraries and schematic maps for tours between Melbourne and Adelaide (both the Grampians and Princes Highway routes), Melbourne …

  • # 20222

    [NOLAN, Sidney]

    Nolan at Lanyon

    Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1975. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 46, full colour illustrations.