EVANS, Joyce (1929 - 2019)
Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 183, illustrated. New copy. Some think it all happened in the 1960s but Joyce Evans, acclaimed photographer of Australia’s land and its people, goes back to her youth and memories of her many adventures as a student activist. In 1949, aged 19, she set sail …
MORRIS, William (1834-1896)
A fine, complete copy in full white pigskin of the Kelmscott Chaucer, recognised by many as the finest book printed since the Gutenberg Bible. Hammersmith : Kelmscott Press, 1896. Folio, bound in full white pigskin by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, circa 1930, their gilt stamp on inner dentelle, bound over heavy bevelled boards ruled in gilt, spine …
[SHAKESPEARE, William]. DODD, Rev. William
regularly selected from each play : with a general index, digesting them under proper heads. London : C. and J. Rivington et al., 1824. Narrow vicesimo-quarto, full morocco with gilt border, flat-panelled spine with gilt-lettering and ornamentation (snagged at head), marbled endpapers, engraved title page, pp. xii; 408, occasional foxing, a very good copy. A …
WALFORD, Patrick Richard Stewart (1888-1947)
[AN ANZAC IN THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION] Manuscript letter of Australian soldier Captain P. R. Stewart Walford of the Russian Armoured Car Division. Sent from Petrograd (St. Petersburg) to London, August 1917.
Manuscript in ink, 3 pp, quarto (235 x 180 mm); headed ’14 Chepstow Villas / London W11 / 8.8.17′ [Walford’s forwarding address in London’s Notting Hill, but internal references show the letter was actually written in Petrograd]; addressed to Mrs. Collins, Walford’s American landlady in Notting Hill, and signed in full at the foot of …
PISTOLETTO, Michelangelo (1933 - )
Mantua, Italy : Edizioni Corraini, 2005. Small quarto (250 x 180 mm), pp. 32 printed on diecut aluminium leaves, spiral bound, in publisher’s original cardboard slipcase. Limited to 700 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. Text in English and Italian. An as new copy, very fine. A striking artist’s book / private press production, printed …
CONNOR, Peter and JACKSON, Heather
A catalogue of Greek vases in the collection of the University of Melbourne at the Ian Potter Museum of Art
Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2000. Folio, boards in dustjacket, pp. 208, extensively illustrated. A fine copy, near-new. The catalogue of the University of Melbourne’s superb collection of Greek vases is now published as a sumptuous, fully colour-illustrated, cloth-covered volume which will suit the needs of students, researchers and interested readers. This richly illustrated book …
London: London Transport, 1937. Folding colour London Underground map, 450 x 600 mm, folded, insert map of theatre district, a very good copy.
RAND McNALLY & Co.
A large scale detail map of the western battle front in Europe showing in minute detail the geographic features of the region; cities, towns, villages, rivers, and small streams, railroads and highways, as well as the topographical nature of the battle ground, and giving the farthest advance of the German armies, September 6th, 1914 and …
BAUER, Carl Johann Sigmund, (1780-1857)
Nuremberg : Bauer, c. 1830. Original card box with marbled paper sides measuring 60 x 52 x 54 mm, the engraved paper label on lid with title (mis-spelling ‘its’ as ‘ist’) and images of inhabitants from four continents, containing an original miniature terrestrial globe and folding paper concertina of vignettes of the races of the …
[THOMSON, John (1837-1921) (photographer) and Adolphe Smith HEADINGLEY (1846-1924)]
London : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1881. Quarto (285 x 220 mm), publisher’s pictorial red cloth stamped in gilt and black (boards with light staining and flecking, spine sunned and flecked), original patterned endpapers, pp , -100, with 21 original woodburytypes from Thomson’s original dry-plate negatives, each with printed caption and red ruled …
BOUVERIE, Julia Fanny (née Montolieu) (1792-1836)
Album of manuscript poetry by Julia Fanny Bouverie (née Montolieu), wife of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Frederick Bouverie. Portugal, 1827-28.
Small quarto album (225 x 190 mm), half straight-grain black morocco over gilt-ruled straight-grain burgundy morocco boards (rubbed and with light staining, both boards with remnants of old paper labels); all edges gilt; front free-endpaper with ownership signature of Julia Fanny Bouverie,  pages of manuscript in ink on unruled paper, ms. pagination at upper corners …
MOFFATT-PENDER, Iain Macalastair (1894-1961)
Moffat-Pender’s own corrected draft of his English translation of Kenneth Macleod’s essay “Duatharachd na mara”.
“Duatharachd na mara.” (The Romance – or the Mystery of the Sea) / by Kenneth Macleod “The Minister of the Songs” translated by Iain Macalastair Moffatt-Pender. [In red ink above title: NOT FOR PUBLICATION]. [n.d., but 1927, or earlier]. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), typescript, still bound with the original loop of fine wire at top …
Bologna : Damiani Editore, 2017. Quarto, illustrated boards in cardboard slipcase, button, limited to only 15 copies, with an original photograph by Ricky Adam, signed and numbered in an edition of 15. New copy, still sealed in shrinkwrap. ‘The Warzone Collective began in 1984 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, when a few local punks decided to …
LETAILLE, Charles (1815 - 1908)
Dédié aux Enfans studieux. Par Charles Letaille. [Title on box lid]. Paris : Charles Letaille, [circa 1839]. Box of thick card, 212 x 310 x 41 mm, the lid with lithographed title and hand-coloured lithographic onlay ‘Passage d’une rivière dans une foret du Brésil’, and a pressed paper border decorated in gilt; the interior of the …
London : Edward Stanford, circa 1900. Chromolithograph map, dissected and laid on linen, 515 x 775 mm (sheet), marbled card wrappers, a very good copy. London Atlas Series. Map of Asia Minor including Turkey, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, southern Russia, the Ukraine, Transcaucasia (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan) and northern Persia (Iran).
Helsinki : Finnish Foreign Trade Association, 1965. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (rubbed, bump to foot of spine), advertisements, pp. 58, illustrated. Includes writing by Ulf Hård af Segerstad and others. Photo-illustrated book on Finnish modernism.