Middle East

  • # 29336

    Anon.

    [SYDNEY; MELBOURNE] Around the world

    [Germany] : s.n., [circa 1880]. Leporello album. Narrow octavo (180 x 90 mm), red cloth boards with black lettering and decoration, containing concertina foldout with twelve lithographed panels with views of cities of the world, including Sydney and Melbourne (on last panel), Philadelphia, Chicago, New York, Madrid, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Florence, Brussels, Paris, London, Berlin, Port …

  • # 29112

    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 …

  • # 27150

    [GUGK] DLIN, N. A. ; PROSHIN, N. I.

    [MAP] Аравийский полуостров / Araviĭskiĭ poluostrov [=Arabian Peninsula]

    Moskva : Glavnoe upravlenie geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1973. Colour map, 710 x 620 mm, folding to 220 x 130 mm; Scale 1:4 000 000; includes inset maps showing population density and economic activity; plus accompanying booklet by N. A. Dlin and N. I. Proshin (25 pages) containing index and explanatory text; …

  • # 28431

    BAUER, Carl Johann Sigmund, (1780-1857)

    [GLOBE; TASMANIA]. The world with ist [sic] inhabitants.

    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 …

  • # 28005

    Small archive of cinema tickets souvenired by an Australian soldier in Alexandria, Egypt, in April 1941.

    Group of thirteen tickets, various sizes up to 90 x 120 mm; cinemas include the Rialto (2), the Rio, the Ritz (2), the Royal (2), the Lido, the Strand (2), the Mohamed Aly, La Gaîté and the Radio Ciné; one is inscribed ’64 General Hospital April 1941′; all printed in French, on cheap and brittle paper; occasional …

  • # 27367

    STANFORD, Edward

    London Atlas Map of Asia Minor, the Caucasus and the Black Sea

    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).

  • # 25257

    WERNER, O. (Oscar)

    Katholischer Missions-Atlas. 

    Neunzehn Karten in Farbendruck mit begleitendem Text. Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder’sche Verlagshandlung, 1884. Large quarto (310 x 235 mm), half gilt-ruled green cloth over printed papered boards, spine with gilt lettering and ornament, pp 18 (introductory text and explanations of each map), followed by full-page chart with family tree of the Catholic dioceses in Australia and …

  • # 22761

    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, [1853]. 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 …

  • # 23136

    LAWRENCE, T. E. [Thomas Edward] (1888-1935)

    Seven pillars of wisdom : a triumph. (De luxe issue)

    London : Jonathan Cape, 1935. First trade edition. Deluxe edition, limited to 750 numbered copies. Quarto, quarter pigskin over brown buckram with crossed swords and motto ‘the sword also means cleanness & death’ lettered in gilt to front panel, spine lettered in gilt (somewhat scuffed), Cockerel marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edged uncut, pp. …

  • # 22814

    Maker unknown.

    [GALLIPOLI] Souvenir handkerchief with a map of the Balkans, the Black Sea, Asia Minor and the Levant, featuring an inset map of the Dardanelles.

    [United Kingdom? : s.n., between 1915 and 1917]. Linen handkerchief printed in colour, 470 x 590 mm (total dimensions), with a map (350 x 470 mm) of the Balkans, the Black Sea, Asia Minor, and the Eastern Mediterranean littoral (including Egypt and Palestine); the territories under the control of Ottoman Turkey or the Central Powers …

  • # 24062

    MAYER, Luigi (active 1776 - 1792)

    Church of the Holy Sepulchre

    Aquatint, hand coloured with watercolor and gum varnish, 29.5 x 40.2 cm (plate line). Fine condition. From a broken copy of: Views in the Ottoman dominions in Europe, in Asia, and some of the Mediterranean islands. From the original drawings taken for Sir Robert Ainslie by Luigi Mayer, F.A.S., with descriptions historical and illustrative. London …

  • # 24061

    MAYER, Luigi (active 1776 - 1792)

    Grotto of the Nativity

    Aquatint, hand coloured with watercolor and gum varnish, 29.5 x 40.2 cm (plate line). Fine condition. From a broken copy of: Views in the Ottoman dominions in Europe, in Asia, and some of the Mediterranean islands. From the original drawings taken for Sir Robert Ainslie by Luigi Mayer, F.A.S., with descriptions historical and illustrative. London …

  • # 24060

    MAYER, Luigi (active 1776 - 1792)

    Ancient temple in the island of Salina

    Aquatint, hand coloured with watercolor and gum varnish, 29.5 x 40.2 cm (plate line). Fine condition. From a broken copy of: Views in the Ottoman dominions in Europe, in Asia, and some of the Mediterranean islands. From the original drawings taken for Sir Robert Ainslie by Luigi Mayer, F.A.S., with descriptions historical and illustrative. London …

  • # 24046

    MAYER, Luigi (active 1776 - 1792)

    Temple of Jupiter Ammon in Libya

    Aquatint, hand coloured with watercolor and gum varnish, 29.5 x 40.2 cm (plate line). Fine condition. From a broken copy of: Views in the Ottoman dominions in Europe, in Asia, and some of the Mediterranean islands. From the original drawings taken for Sir Robert Ainslie by Luigi Mayer, F.A.S., with descriptions historical and illustrative. London …

  • # 24059

    MAYER, Luigi (active 1776 - 1792)

    Cathedral at Tortosa

    Aquatint, hand coloured with watercolor and gum varnish, 29.5 x 40.2 cm (plate line). Fine condition. From a broken copy of: Views in the Ottoman dominions in Europe, in Asia, and some of the Mediterranean islands. From the original drawings taken for Sir Robert Ainslie by Luigi Mayer, F.A.S., with descriptions historical and illustrative. London …

  • # 24057

    MAYER, Luigi (active 1776 - 1792)

    Interior of the Temple of Jupiter Ammon

    Aquatint, hand coloured with watercolor and gum varnish, 29.5 x 40.2 cm (plate line). Fine condition. From a broken copy of: Views in the Ottoman dominions in Europe, in Asia, and some of the Mediterranean islands. From the original drawings taken for Sir Robert Ainslie by Luigi Mayer, F.A.S., with descriptions historical and illustrative. London …