EVANS, Arthur, Sir (1851-1941)
London : Macmillan & Co., 1929. First edition. Small quarto (250 x 193 mm), publisher’s gilt-lettered burgundy cloth over boards (bright and unrubbed) in the very rare original printed brown wrappers (superb, unclipped), pp xi, 93, with 68 b/w line and photographic illustrations (some full-page, including several of the famous Mycenaean gold masks); the front …
EVANS, Arthur, Sir (1851-1941)
‘The Ring of Nestor’ : a glimpse into the Minoan after-world and a sepulchral treasure of gold signet-rings and bead-seals from Thisbê, Boeotia.
London : Macmillan & Co., 1925. First edition. Small quarto (280 x 193 mm), publisher’s gilt-lettered burgundy cloth over boards (bright and unrubbed) in the very rare original printed brown wrappers (unclipped, wear at top edges and short tear at head of spine, sunning to spine, scratch to rear panel), pp [ii], 75, with 54 …
With original papers, and characters of the principal noblemen and gentlemen concern’d in it. London : J. Baker and T. Warner, 1717. Octavo, panelled calf (upper board detached), armorial engraved bookplate for Joseph-John Martin of Ham Court, Upton-on-Severn, Worcestershire, pp. [viii], title rule in black, decorative headpieces and initials, 271; errata, lacking the rear free …
Lithographed map, 195 x 260 mm (image), folds as issued, dates circa 1900. Text in Georgian. A cartographic curiosity.
Sydney : Macmillan, 2005 (reprint). Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth over laminated pictorial boards, pp. [viii]; 600, photographic illustrations. ‘This commemorative edition was first published to mark the 90th anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli’.
GOTT, Ted et al.
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2004. Second edition. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. xlii; 220, illustrated. Catalogue of an exhibition held 17 June – 26 September 2004. Scarce hardcover edition.
HABICHT, Frank (photographer); CREMONESI, Heather; BRUCE, Robert
Photographs: Frank Habicht / Views on the scene: Heather Cremonesi, Robert Bruce. London : George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1969. First edition. Large quarto (310 x 255 mm), publisher’s blue cloth over boards with silver-lettered spine, in the original pictorial dust jacket (front panel with closed tear and some loss lower left, chipped at …
Hayes, William (1735-1802)
London : the author, [1771-1779]. Two volumes, folio, contemporary half calf over marbled boards (edges rubbed), no title page (as issued), 40 proof plates hand coloured by Hayes and his family, all but seven signed, captioned and dated; the Green Woodpecker has the signature of William Hayes and Gabriel Smith; a few spots but otherwise …
BELAIS [BELAISH], Abraham (1773-1853); WOGUE, Lazare
la philosophie … renfermant aussi : 1. une ode adressée au Roi, pour le consoler, sur la mort de sa … fille Marie, … 2. une ode au Roi, sur la naissance du comte de Paris … 3. Divers chants à la gloire de L. M. le Roi et la Reine, … Composé en hébreu par Abraham …
AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY FOR CULTURAL RELATIONS WITH THE SOVIET UNION (VICTORIAN BRANCH); STREETON, Arthur; FAIRFAX, W. O. et al
Exhibition of Russian Culture : Russian pictures and photographs, Soviet posters and cartoons, pictorial statistics, Russian works of art.
Officially opened by His Excellency, Major-General Sir Winston Dugan … Governor of Victoria. Open from March 4 to March 13 … Lectures daily in the afternoons. The Velasquez Galleries, 100 Bourke St., Melb., C.1. Proceeds in aid of Russian Branch, Aust. Red Cross Society. Melbourne : The Society, . Octavo (215 x 135 mm), original …
SADELER, Johannes I (Brussels 1550 - 1600/1601 Venice) (printer)
Eximium exercitium seu comendatio ad Beatissima[m] semper Virginem Dei Genitricem Mariam quotidie mane videlicet, ac Vesperi, nec non Sabbatinis diebus …
[s.l.] : Ioannes Sadler [fe]cit et excudit, cum Privilegio S.C.M., [circa 1590]. Duodecimo (112 x 70 mm), copper engraved single sheet mounted on later marbled paper backing; in Latin; handling wear, a tiny amount of text loss at the extremities. The printer and engraver Jan (Johannes) Sadeler I (Brussels 1550 – 1600/1601 Venice) was a …
MATTHIOPOULOS, George D. (editor); SCHOLDERER, Victor
Greek printing types 1465-1927. Facsimiles from an exhibition of books illustrating the development of Greek printing shown in the British Museum 1927.
Thessaloniki : K. Mastoridis Publications, 1994. Quarto, publisher’s cream decorated stiff paper wrappers; xv, 66 pp, with an historical introduction by Victor Scholderer, an appreciation of Scholderer by Martin Davies, and a note on Scholderer’s ‘New Hellenic Type’ by John Bowman; numerous superbly printed facsimile plates; internally pristine, a fine copy.
London and Paris : Fine Art (UK) Ltd, circa 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated, 34 colour plates with descriptive text. A scholarly catalogue.
GRIEVE, Thomas (1799-1882); TELBIN, William (1812-1873); MARSHALL, Charles (1806-1890)
[GOLD RUSH] “The Overland Mail to India, frequently the route to Australia, by parties wishing to avoid a long sea voyage”. Broadside for Grieve and Telbin’s moving panorama The Overland Mail, exhibited by Charles Marshall at the Greenwich Lecture Hall, London, October 1853.
Deptford-Bridge, Greenwich : William Flashman, printer, . Broadside, 740 x 240 mm, recto only in black ink in various fonts; old horizontal fold, left hand edge a little roughened on upper section and closely trimmed on the lower half; otherwise in very good condition. The so-called Overland Route to India – and, by extension, to …
London : Edward Stanford, August 1917. Lithographed map, printed in colour, 760 x 1040 mm, dissected and laid on linen, publisher’s cloth folder with title label (edges a little worn), printed advertisements, a fine copy. An expansive map published during the midst of the Russian Revolution, while under authority of the Provisional Government, covering the …
Fiji before Civilization … Dawn of Civilization … Advance of Civilization … Glorious Result of Civilization
[Crystal Palace, London : Machinery Department, c.1879]. Cotton handkerchief, 570 x 580 mm, lithograph printed in brown and red; old fold lines and some insignificant toning and spotting; a very well preserved example. These satirical cotton handkerchiefs lampooning the effects of the introduction of Western civilisation into a “primitive” society in the South Seas were printed in colour in the machinery …