[MORE, Hannah, 1745-1833]
[BOTANY BAY] Tawney Rachel; or, The Fortune Teller: with some account of dreams, omens, and conjurors.
At head of title: Cheap Repository. London : Sold by Howard and Evans, Printers to the Cheap Repository for Moral and Religious Tracts, No. 41, and 42, Long-Lane, West-Smithfield : and J. Hatchard, No. 190, Piccadilly, London ; By J. Binns, Bath; and by all Booksellers, Newsmen, and Hawkers, in Town and Country, [1813?]. Small …
THRELKELD, Lancelot Edward, 1788-1859; [BIRABAN, aka M'GILL, c.1800-1846]
[Sydney] : Printed at the Gazette Office, . Foolscap folio (320 x 200 mm), 2 pp., letterpress; the main text is signed and dated at the foot ‘L. E. Threlkeld, Lake Macquarie, October 8th, 1828’; beneath it is appended ‘An Attempt to render Luke Chap. 7. verses 11 to 16, into the native dialect, as …
“Photographs of Australia, New Guinea & New Britain. Through army eyes” : an album compiled by a member of 3rd Australian Division Concert Party, 1942-1945.
Photograph album. Oblong quarto, 250 x 340 mm, quarter cloth over papered boards decorated and lettered by hand (scattered stains, splits to cloth spine), the front pastedown with a rare concert programme from the Gracie Fields Show at Wewak on 21 August 1945, signed by the famous English entertainer herself; the album contains approximately 300 …
ROYAL AMPHITHEATRE (LAMBETH); Hugo VAMP (pseud. of J. R. O'NEILL]
Astley’s Royal Amphitheatre. Amakosa! or Scenes of Kaffir Warfare … [and] “In For a Dig,” or, Life at the Diggings.
The Audience are requested to have in mind, that, despite the sudden change from England to Australia, that the action in the first and second scenes is NOT simultaneous … … Lambeth : J. W. Peel, Printer to the Establishment, 25 April 1853. Double-page playbill, 380 x 510 mm; lithograph printed; original central fold, some …
STAEHELIN & CO. (publisher)
[Drop title]. [Printed in Germany for Staehelin & Co., Sydney, 1886]. Leporello album. Oblong octavo (160 x 230 mm), original blue cloth covered boards with embossed decoration, upper board lettered in gilt (bright), containing an 11-panel accordion foldout with 44 lithographic views of Sydney and the Blue Mountains (including the Wreck of the Austral in …
F. T. WIMBLE & CO. (SYDNEY)
Sydney, NSW : F. T. Wimble, [circa 1910]. Quarto (280 x 220 mm), original pictorial green wrappers (mild creasing and a few light marks), pp , filled with specimen types of Wimble’s designs for commercial stationery (letterheads etc.), printed in two shades of red and two shades of green; a tiny amount of silverfishing to …
HARRINGTONS LTD. (SYDNEY)
[Cover title]. Sydney : Harringtons Ltd., . Octavo (217 x 145 mm), original pictorial wrappers with striking Art Deco design,  pp, with b/w photographic illustrations throughout and printed prices; a fine copy. A scarce trade catalogue by the Sydney firm Harringtons for home movie cameras and projectors (Cine-Kodak, Ensign, and Kodascope), which in the …
W. J. NORWOOD (BATHURST) (publisher); BEAVIS BROS. (photographer)
Bathurst, NSW : W. J. Norwood, Stationers Hall, William Street (but printed in Germany), [circa 1886]. Leporello album. Octavo, original cloth backed pictorial boards gilt (upper boards lightly marked at top edge), lower board stamped in gilt ‘The views published in this book are reproductions from photographs taken by Beavis Bros., Royal Studios, Bathurst’; containing …
SULMAN, Florence; MORT, Eirene
With 51 full-page plates by Eirene Mort and Dorothy M. Watkins. London : Angus & Robertson Ltd., 1913 – 14. Two volumes, octavo, decorated cloth (a few small marks), pp. xxxii; 208; xxxii; 249; 32 (publisher’s catalogue), black and white plates predominately by Eirene Mort, folding maps, occasional light foxing, a very good set. An …
[ROWE, Richard, 1828-1879]
London : Strahan & Co., 1871. First edition. Three volumes, octavo (190 x 135 mm), original uniform decorated maroon cloth over boards, spines lettered in gilt (heads a little frayed); vi, , 306; , 294; , 326 pp., with half-titles; uncut and unopened, a fine set. Richard Rowe (1828-1879), journalist and tutor, was born at …
FREEMAN & CO. LTD.
Albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 163 x 106 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘Freeman & Co. Ltd., Art Photographers, By Special Appointment to His Excellency the Governor, 318 George St. Sydney’, and a fully contemporary inscription in ink ‘Cardinal Moran’; old water stain along the left edge, and a few light marks.
KODAK AUSTRALASIA PTY. LTD.
Sydney : Kodak Australasia Pty. Ltd., [circa 1914]. Photo wallet, 170 x 120 mm, folding; cover illustration depicting a young woman holding a Kodak camera; lightly rubbed, in good condition. A most attractive piece of Australian photographic and social history.
Illustrated with forty-eight magnificent engravings, from authentic sketches taken in the Colony. London : Clarke, Beeton & Co., 1853. Octavo, half-calf over marbled papered boards, a little rubbed, ex libris bookplate to front free endpaper, library pocket and card to preliminary blank, engraved title page, text title page with library stamp from the Cowra High …
WALDER, Samuel Robert (1879-1946)
Invitation to the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress’ Ball in the Sydney Town Hall on 18 March 1932, to commemorate the completion of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
[Sydney : Govt. printer?], 1932. Oblong octavo (132 x 195 mm), cream card covers with printed design to front in green, blue and gold featuring the coat of arms of Sydney; original ribbon ties;  pp, with three photomechanical process illustrations: a splendid view of the new Harbour Bridge; a vignette of the Town Hall …
ZIEGLER, Oswald L. (publisher); HURLEY, Frank (photographer)
Australia 1788-1938. (With an archive of unique ephemera associated with Ziegler’s publications for the Sesquicentenary)
Sydney, N.S.W. : Simmons Limited, 1938. “Produced by Oswald L. Ziegler under the authority of Australia’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council and in collaboration with its publicity committee.” (title page). Elephant folio (440 x 310 mm), publisher’s tan leather over boards (lightly rubbed and marked), upper board with black leather panel lettered in gilt 150 Years; all …
LYCEUM THEATRE (SYDNEY); SPENCER, Cosens (1874-1930)
[EARLY AUSTRALIAN CINEMA] The Lyceum. Pitt Street. Sole Director: C. Spencer. Spencer’s Theatrescope Company. Sixth season … Week commencing Tuesday, October 18th.
Matinees: Wednesday, Saturday and Holidays at 2.30. Evening at 8. Presenting a new era in animated photography. New subjects every week. [Sydney, NSW : Eedy & Nat. Press Assoc., Ltd., 482 George St., . Tall narrow octavo (285 x 105 mm), original printed wrappers, staple bound, pp  (including wrappers); with detailed programme of short …