Europe

  • # 21123

    FIELDS, Jack and MOORE, David

    Finland creates

    Jyväskylä [Finland] : Gummerus, 1977. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 132, illustrated in colour. Text by Pekka Suhonen ; English translation by Glyn S. Hughes. Photo-documentary of Finland by the Sydney born photographer David Moore.

  • # 21504

    BOT, G. W.

    Field of glyphs : G. W. Bot

    London : Hart Gallery, [2009]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 32, some colour illustrations. Exhibition catalogue with selected bibliography, list of exhibitions featuring the artist and essay by Jason Smith, director of Heide Museum of Modern Art. Inscription that reads : “…as we journey on… G. W. Bot 2012”.

  • # 22131

    MAGUIRE, Tim

    Tim Maguire : ex nihilo

    London : Flaxman Gallery, 1990. Quarto, grey wrappers, pp. 10, 5 colour illustrations. Exhibition catalogue with essay by Billy Crawford and Tim Maguire.

  • # 22010

    KOS, Vladimir (1924- )

    [DP CAMP PRINTING] Strti cvetovi

    [=Broken flowers]. Lienz, Austria : Slovenska begunska tiskarna [=Slovenian Refugee Press], [c.1946]. Large octavo (200 x 150 mm), original wrappers with printed title (tiny loss at bottom corners), mimeographed text, pp 17 (excluding text on inside upper wrapper), plus [2] leaves each mimeographed on one side only in violet on lighter paper bound at front …

  • # 22077

    BEARD, John

    John Beard : pinturas 1989 – 1992

    Madrid : Afinsa-Almirante, [1992]. Quarto, cream wrappers, [pp. 36], some illustrations, spine binding slightly frayed. Exhibition catalogue with essay by Pablo Jimenez.

  • # 22073

    Scott Livesey Art Dealer

    Masterpieces from the western desert

    London : Gavin Graham Gallery, [2003]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 31, illustrations throughout. Exhibition catalogue of 14 works by Australian indigenous artists.

  • # 21526

    MINOGUE, Kylie; BAKER, William

    La La La … (Signed by Kylie Minogue)

    London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2002. Quarto, pictorial boards, pp [281], illustrated in colour throughout; a fine copy, signed by the Kylie Minogue on the preface page. A pictorial biography of Australian singer Kylie Minogue written by one of her closest friends, her creative director William Baker. Particular attention is given to the divide between …

  • # 21494

    GENOSSENSCHAFT DER JUWELIERE, GOLD- UND SILBERSCHMIEDE (WIEN)

    [JUDAICA] Certificate of Apprenticeship of the Guild of Jewellers, Gold- and Silversmiths of Vienna. Issued to Jakob Elias (Wolf Hirsch, master), 1894.

    Lithographed certificate, 380 x 230 mm, illustrated at the head with a portrait of Benvenuto Cellini, pro forma document with manuscript entries, dated 21 December 1894 and recording the successful completion of his four-year apprenticeship to master Wolf Hirsch by Jakob Elias; signed at the foot by executives of the Guild; 50 kr duty stamp …

  • # 21145

    British quadrupeds

    London : The Religious Tract Society, 1839. Small square octavo, gilt-illustrated cloth (light discolouration), all edges gilt, engraved frontispiece, pp. xvi; 254, (2 – catalogue), numerous steel engravings with tissue guards (some foxed). A charming book on British fauna.

  • # 21887

    [BAILLARD, Marie]

    [MANUSCRIPT ATLAS] Contrées d’Europe

    A beautiful manuscript atlas of the countries of Europe, drawn by a young French woman, Marie Baillard of the ‘2e. Cours des Réligieuses Saint-Charles de Saint-Pothin’, dated ’25 Juillet 1902′. Sketchbook, oblong folio (310 x 450 mm), printed card covers (short tear lower left front), [23] leaves with entries to recto only, comprised of title page …

  • # 21886

    D'AMITE, Gage; ROSE, Thomas

    The northern tourist; containing seventy-three views of lake and mountain scenery, etc. in Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland.

    London : H. Fisher, R. Fisher, & P. Jackson, 1834. Quarto, gilt-lettered silk over boards (rebacked, preserving most of the spine), first blank with original owner’s inscription ‘Car. Nivell 1834’ and later presentation inscription ‘Ann Lucy Langdale [born 1796 at Frant, Sussex; died 1871 at East Hoathly, Sussex], from the Honble. G.H. Nevill [of Godstone, …

  • # 21884

    TURNER, J. M. W. (1775 - 1851)

    Liber fluviorum; or, river scenery of France.

    Depicted in sixty-one line engravings from drawings by J. M. W. Turner, R. A. with descriptive letter-press by Leitch Ritchie : an a biographical sketch by Alaric A. Watts. London : Henry Bohn, 1853. Octavo, gilt-decorated cloth (rebacked, preserving original spine), all edges gilt, new endpapers, engraved title page, pp. lvi; 336; 61 steel-engraved plates …

  • # 19244

    ADDENBROOKE, John (1680-1719)

    [MEDICINE] John Addenbrooke, philanthropist and physician : autograph letter signed, dated July 26, 1716.

    Manuscript in ink on a single leaf of watermarked wove paper, 227 x 156 mm; written in London and dated ‘July 26 1716, From the lamp, in Salisbury Court Square’, the letter is to an unidentified correspondent, presumably an apothecary, and is addressed simply ‘Dear Sir’; it gives advice concerning the treatment of a patient, …

  • # 20884

    Le petit Lapeyrouse

    Paris : Chez Marcilly libraire, [c.1835]. Oblong duodecimo (112 x 132 mm), original printed papered boards, pp [2], viii, 136, [6] leaves of hand coloured engraved plates; occasional mild foxing, a very good copy. A beautifully illustrated work for children containing brief descriptions of various aspects of the history and culture of many places around the …

  • # 20793

    BYRNE, W. P. (William Pitt), Mrs.

    Pictures of Hungarian life.

    … Illustrated by the author. London : William Ridgway, 1869. Octavo, publisher’s blind stamped green cloth (mild flecking and wear), spine gilt (old library label in manuscript at foot), pp x, [2], 401, illustrated with 6 lithographed plates; a few discrete stamps of the Parliament of Victoria Library (circa 1900); internally clean and bright, a …

  • # 20789

    HAMERTON, P. G.

    The unknown river. An etcher’s voyage of discovery

    With eight illustrations. London : Seeley, Jackson & Halliday, 1874. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, all edges gilt, 134; eight original etchings, a fine copy. Etchings created while travelling along the Arroux, a tributary of the Loire.