New South Wales

  • # 29356

    [DAVOREN, Lawrence]; MACKANESS, George

    A new song made in New South Wales on the Rebellion. (Presentation copy)

    Edited with an essay on historical detection, notes and commentary by George Mackaness. With ten illustrations. Sydney : D. S. Ford, 1951. Quarto, wrappers (light mark to front), pp. 40. Limited to 135 copies, this one of an additional 15 presentation copies, inscribed and signed as such by Mackaness; a very good copy.

  • # 29352

    INGLIS, Kate

    [BURNS PHILP; KING’S SCHOOL, PARRAMATTA] Address to Mrs. Burns, of “Gowan Brae”.

    Spoken by Miss Kate Inglis, on presenting her with a Bouquet of Flowers, when opening St. Andrew’s Flower Show and Sale of Work, in the Town Hall, Parramatta, April 20th, 1893. Card, 165 x 117 mm, printed in gilt and with gilt edges; verso blank; a few light marks, otherwise in very good condition. Sir …

  • # 29348

    BERKOFF, Steven (1937 - )

    East : elegy for the East End and its energetic waste

    [Adelaide : s.n., 1978]. Octavo (260 mm), illustrated wrappers, staple bound, [46] pp; printed on cheap newsprint paper; light foxing at edges, but a very good copy. Rare theatre programme for the 1978 Australian tour of Steven Berkoff’s controversial play set in London’s East End, containing the complete playscript as well as an interview with …

  • # 29344


    Know about diamonds

    Sydney : Art Carved, 1 Angel Place, [1969?]. Octavo, (220 mm), illustrated wrappers (sunned at edges and lightly creased), staple bound, 16 pp (some top corners bent, light staining to last few pages), illustrated; loosely inserted ring-sizing card and card with map showing location of the Art Carved premises in Angel Place; dating of this …

  • # 29339

    [BACHELDER, R. G.]

    Bachelder’s Anglo American Christy’s Minstrels

    [Melbourne? : R. G. Bachelder, circa 1882]. Lithograph printed advertising stationery (a reply envelope), 80 x 136 mm, recto printed ‘R. G. Bachelder, Manager, Anglo-American Minstrels’, verso illustrated with the company’s patriotic crest in the form of an eagle surmounting Stars and Stripes surrounded by the legend  ‘Bachelder’s Anglo American Christy’s Minstrels’; sealed, some light staining …

  • # 29337


    Petersham Philharmonic Society. Fourth concert, first season at the Town Hall, Petersham, on Monday evening, August 11, 1890. 

    Sydney : F. W. White, printer [for Petersham Philharmonic Society, 1890. Concert programme. Octavo bifolium (210 mm), [4] pp, printed in black on textured pink paper, front page with list of committee members, centre pages with programme (works by Bellini, Donizetti, Gounod, Bishop, Balfe, Verdi et al), rear side with full-page illustrted advertisement for R. Duffield’s …

  • # 29336


    [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 …

  • # 29334

    MARKS, Percy J.

    Norfolk Island and the Bounty mutiny

    Sydney : Harris and Son [for the author], 1935. Limited edition of 200 copies, for private circulation. Octavo, printed brown wrappers (upper wrapper with bent bottom corner, otherwise very good), staple bound, 27 pp; includes bibliography; contents clean and sound, a good copy.

  • # 29333


    Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Pymble, Sydney, N.S.W.

    Chatswood, N.S.W. : G.W. Hall & Co., [circa 1928]. Small oblong quarto, printed wrappers with school crest to front, staple bound, [24] pp, photographically illustrated; loose insert [4 pp] with schedule of fees, list of special (extracurricular) subjects and staff list; a very good copy. Undated prospectus – probably from around 1928 – for one …

  • # 29330

    Australia. Minister for Markets and Migration.

    Something about Australia

    Melbourne : Queen City Printers, for Commonwealth Department of Markets and Migration, 1926. Small narrow quarto, pictorial textured brown paper covers, original green silk ties, 32 pp, chiefly illustrated with half-tone photographic plates of Australian primary and secondaty industries and views of urban centres; a fine copy. Publication designed to attract prospective immigrants to Australia …

  • # 29327

    TURNBULL, Clive

    [NED KELLY] Kellyana

    Melbourne : The Hawthorn Press, 1943. First edition. Octavo, printed card covers (chipped at head of spine), 12 pp, an excellent copy. Bibliography of works on Ned Kelly. THP 424.

  • # 29210

    LILLEY, Norman (1876-1941)

    Lilley’s Magazine. Volume 1, number 2. July 1, 1911.

    Cover: Australian stories, articles, verses, pictures, miscellanies. Sydney : Norman Lilley, 1911. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (old tape repair to spine; darkened and chipped); pp 49-96; illustrated with photographic plates and line drawings; Scarce copy of the second issue of a very short-lived monthly literary magazine, edited and published in Sydney by Norman Lilley (1876-1941). …

  • # 29206


    Crabtree’s South Seas Cruise Tour Jan. 13 to April 16, 1926. Hawaii, South Seas, Australia, New Zealand.

    [Cover title]. [Oakland or Berkeley, Calif. : Crabtree’s, 1925]. Single sheet, 235 x 285 mm, folding to 235 x 100 mm, sepia illustrations, map, mild creasing and short tears to corners, but a clean copy. Advertising brochure for a Crabtree’s cruise from San Francisco to Hawaii, Tahiti, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands, New Zealand and …

  • # 29073

    HOWE, Robert (1795-1829) (printer and publisher); MANSFIELD, Ralph (1799-1880) (editor)

    The Australian Magazine; or, Compendium of Religious, Literary, and Miscellaneous Intelligence. Volume 1. For 1821.

    Sydney : Printed by Robert Howe, Government Printer, 1821. Volume 1, Number 1, May 1 1821, to Volume 1, Number 8, December 1, 1821 (i.e. the first eight issues). Octavo (190 x 125 mm), contemporary half calf over pink papered boards (heavily rubbed, with some surface loss), spine with contrasting red morocco title label lettered in …

  • # 29074

    KING, Phillip Parker, Captain (1791-1856)

    Narrative of a survey of the intertropical and western coasts of Australia : performed between the years 1818 and 1822

    / by Phillip P. King, … With an appendix containing various subjects relating to hydrography and natural history. London : John Murray, 1827. First edition, second issue with cancel titles dated 1827 (as usual), lacking half-titles. Two volumes, octavo (215 x 135 mm), later half calf over cloth-covered boards, spines in compartments with gilt decoration …

  • # 29075

    KEMP, Charles & John FAIRFAX (printers & publishers)

    The Shipping Gazette, and Sydney General Trade List. Volume I, Number 1, March 23 1844 to Volume II, Number 93, December 27 1845. (Complete run of the first two years’ issues)

    Sydney, New South Wales : Published at “The Sydney Morning Herald” Office, No. 586, Lower George Street. Printed by Kemp and Fairfax, Lower George Street, 1844-45. Two volumes, folio (315 x 205 mm), uniform contemporary half calf over marbled papered boards (heavily rubbed, corners worn), spines with contrasting leather title labels stamped in gilt (1845 …