A.C.T. / Canberra

  • # 33620

    E. WHITEHEAD & CO. (publisher)

    Souvenir of the Federation of Australia, 1st January, 1901.

    Melbourne : Printed and published by E. Whitehead & Co., [1900]. Oblong duidecimo (120 x 155 mm), original pictorial stiff wrappers printed in gold, blue and red, both sides of lower wrapper with pasted-on advertisements for Collingwood tobacconist D. W. Keir, pp [21] (including introductory text on inside upper wrapper), with a full-page colour map …

  • # 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 …

  • # 32008

    SANTORO, Leanne (curator)

    Urban suburban

    Canberra : Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, 2015. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 40, illustrated. Includes works by William Yang, Micky Allan, Ian North, Mandy Martin and others based on Canberra and the surrounding area.

  • # 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 …

  • # 30153

    RIDDELL, Elizabeth

    Occasions of birds

    and other poems by Elizabeth Riddell with drawings by Anne Weinholt. Canberra : Officina Brindabella, 1987. Octavo, quarter cloth over hand decorated papered boards (a little flecked), pp. 48, illustrated. Limited to 275 signed copies.

  • # 25401

    DENT, Margaret

    National treasures from Australia’s great libraries

    Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2005. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 162, illustrated. Extraordinary treasures from Australian libraries.

  • # 25621


    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


    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 …

  • # 22337


    Canberra. Your capital

    [S.l : s.n.] : 1966. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, folding, illustrated in black and white, map. Tourism in the nation’s capital

  • # 20222

    [NOLAN, Sidney]

    Nolan at Lanyon

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

  • # 14155

    COOMBS, Herbert Cole "Nugget" (1906-1997)

    Nugget Coombs, Australian economist and public servant : typed letter, signed, September 1968

    Typed letter, single octavo sheet, on letterhead of the Australian National University, Canberra, headed ‘Chancellor’ and dated 16 September 1968, addressed to Sir Edward Ford, Director, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, University of Sydney; ‘Dear Ted, Many thanks for your telegram of congratulations on the occasion of my Installation as Chancellor’; signed in …

  • # 9991


    Newsletter / Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Vol. 2 no. 3 January 1966

    Canberra : A.I.A.S., 1966. Small quarto, printed wrappers with vignette of the Institute’s logo (pale foxing, light vertical crease), stapled, 50 pp, illustrated, a good working copy. Includes the following articles: Report on excavations in the South Sydney district (Megaw); A comparative osteological study of Ainu and Australian Aboriginal material: a preliminary report (Yamaguchi); Recent Australian …