KYU-IL, Choi; BALL, Sydney; BAINES, Robert
Townsville: Lyre Bird Press and Melbourne : Zimmer Editions, 2001. Quarto, blindstamped folding clamshell box containing three folios in gilt-lettered hand made paper wrappers; the first being an introduction to the project and the artists; the second containing two original signed paintings by Sydney Ball; the third containing two original signed woodcuts and a caligraphic …
KEESING, Felix M.
Issued under the auspices of the University of Hawaii and the American Council, Institute of Public Relations. Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore : Kelly & Walsh, 1937. First edition. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth in dustjacket (spine faintly sunned), pp. xii; 137, photographic plates. A fine, clean copy.
The Visit of the Australian Goodwill Mission to the Republic of China, August 8-17th 1956. Photo Album.
[Cover title]. Oblong folio (240 x 350 mm), green velvet over boards with gilt-stamped lettering in Chinese and English to front (clean and bright), original yellow silk ties, with  glossy b/w photographs in format 100 x 120 mm, mounted on  pages; the photographs are uncaptioned but provide a comprehensive visual record of the …
[EAST INDIA COMPANY] GOUGH, Hugh, 1st Viscount Gough (1779-1869)
Bengal, Camp Hurruff (in ms.), 30 December, 1845. Printed recto only on parchment, 250 x 400 mm, folding to 250 x 100 mm; with entries in ms. recording the appointment of Charles Ross Mackenzie Esq. to the rank of Captain in the Service of the Honourable East India Company; signed by General Hugh Gough, Commander in Chief, East …
[THOMAS COOK & SON]
Cover title: Cook’s Guide to Peking, North China, South Manchuria, Korea. Shanghai : Thomas Cook & Son, 1924. Fifth edition. Octavo, publisher’s printed green cloth, 143 pp + advertisements, includes index, 3 folding maps: Railway and steamship connections in North China, Chosen and Japan; map of Keijyo (Seoul); map of Peking. A very good, clean …
Tokyo : Heibonsha, 1997. Octavo, wrappers in illustrated dustjacket, pp. , illustrated. Text in Japanese. A fine copy. No. 16 in a 20 volume series of photobooks on the Japanese erotic photographer Araki. .
DAMPIER, William (1652-1715)
[DAMPIER]. Nouveau voyage autour du monde ; ou l’on decrit en particulier l’isthme de l’Amerique … plusieurs cotes & isles des Indes Occidentales, les isles du Cap Verd, le passage par la Terre del Fuego, les Cotes Meridionales du Chili, du Perou, & du Mexique, l’Isle de Guam, Mindanao, & des autres Philippines, les Isles Orientales qui sont pres de Cambodie, de la Chine, Formosa, Lucon, Celebes, &c. la Nouvelle Hollande,
les Isles de Sumatra, de Nicobar, de Saint Helene, & le Cap de Bonne-Esperance. Ou l’on traite des differens terroirs de tous ces pays, de leurs ports, des plantes, des fruits, & des animaux qu’on y trouve : de leurs habitans, de leurs coutumes, de leur religion, de leur gouvernement, de leur negoce, &c. Rouen : …
BORGET, Auguste (1808-1877)
Moulins [France] : P.A. Desrosiers Imprimeur Editeur, . Oblong quarto, original illustrated full vellum (some marking and staining), pp ,  leaves of lithographic plates in two tints; occasional very mild foxing, otherwise a clean, firmly bound and desirable copy of this seldom seen work. Not in Sabin; Forbes, 1766. ‘This is a very rare …
HENRICY, Casimir (1814-1900)
Paris : Charles Noblet, . Oblong quarto, red patterned cloth with embossed and gilt pictorial design, spine with gilt lettering (rebacked), all edges gilt, pp 1-8 [text] and 25 leaves with engravings by de Laplante from drawings by Paris; scattered foxing. The circumnavigation by Admiral Paris in the Artémis took place between 1837 and 1840. …
Bulan sabit : seni dan peradaban Islam di Asia tenggara.. Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, and Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2006. Quarto, laminate boards with acetate dustjacket, pp. 303, extensively illustrated, as new copy. Crescent Moon: Islamic art and civilisation in Southeast Asia is a spectacular visual exploration of the Islamic …
Tokyo : Graphic-Sha Publishing, 1984. Quarto, lettered cards in illustrated dustjacket (signed by the artist on the upper wrapper in red marker), pp. 144, illustrated. Text in Japanese. Illustrated guide to drawing Western fashion at the height of 80s glamour. Rare signed copy.
Concepción, Juan de la, 1724-1787
Conquistas espirituales y temporales de estos españoles dominios, establecimientos progresos, y decadencias. Comprehende los imperios, reinos y provincias de islas, y continentes con quienes hà havido communicacion, y comercio por inmediatas coincidencias. Con noticias universales geograficas, hidrograficas de historia natural de politica de costumbres y de religiones, en lo que deba interesarse tan universal titulo. Manila …
HAMILTON, A. W.
Singapore : Kelly and Walsh, 1929. Third edition. Duodecimo, papered boards (a few marks), cloth spine, pp. 131; xxx (glossary). Printed in Singapore. Original printing of this classic Malay vocabulary.
Our tropical possessions in Malayan India : being a descriptive account of Singapore, Penang, Province Wellesley, and Malacca; their peoples, products, commerce, and government
London : Smith, Elder and Co., 1865. Octavo, gilt-decorated green cloth (edges rubbed, expertly rebacked), half-title, double page chromolithograph panorama of Singapore, pp. xii; 408; 6 chromolithograph plates of Singapore and Penang, occasional foxing, else a very good copy. An early travel book relating to Singapore and surrounding provinces. ‘This book contains useful information on …
WALLACE, Alfred Russell (1823-1913)
The Malay Archipelago : the land of the Orang-Utan, and the Bird of Paradise. A narrative of travel with studies of man and nature.
London : Macmillan and Co., 1874. Fifth edition. Octavo, gilt-decorated green cloth (lightly stained and edges rubbed, corners bumped), pp. xvi, 653, blank, (2 – catalogue); engraved plates and folding maps, text vignettes; occasional light foxing; a very good copy. One of the great travel narratives of the nineteenth century, covering present day Malaysia, Singapore, …
LAWSON, James R.
To be sold by auction by James R. Lawson, … on Tuesday, October 11th, and following days. Sydney : James R. Lawson Pty. Ltd., 1921. Quarto, gilt-lettered wrappers over stiff cards with photographic illustration (short tear), pp. 76, 23 plates, a very good copy. Catalogue of nearly 1000 lots from the collection of the late …