New South Wales

  • # 27103

    [BOXER, A. H.]

    The Boxer collection : the Sydney alternative

    Canberra : Nolan Gallery, 1982. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 12, illustrated. Illustrations of works by Olsen, Whiteley, Connor, Lynn, Lanceley, Fairweather et al.

  • # 27076

    [REES, Lloyd; WHITELEY, Brett] KLEPAC, Lou

    Rees Whiteley : on the road to Berry

    Melbourne : Museum of Modern Art at Heide, 1993. Oblong octavo, lettered wrappers, 20pp. Lists 86 works with colour images throughout.

  • # 27062


    Sotheby’s. Aboriginal Art. Melbourne, 26-27 July 2004.

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2004. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 316; auction catalogue with 595 lots, most illustrated in colour (1 folding plate); including works on paper by 19th century artists Tommy McRae and William Barak; Kimberley bark paintings by Charlie Numbulmoore, Wattie Karruwara and Paddy Djagween and engraved pearl shells by …

  • # 27059

    OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken

    John Olsen’s Studios: Owlswood & Hidden Lake, NSW

    Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2020. Quarto, illustrated pictorial boards, pp. 96, illustrated. New copy. ‘Every artist needs a studio. The photographs in this book show John Olsen working in two studios in New South Wales – ‘Owlswood’ and ‘Hidden Lake’. We see him surrounded by books on artists he admires, the works of inspirational …

  • # 26868

    PRESTON, Margaret (1875 - 1963)

    Mosman Bridge N.S.W.

    Created circa 1927. Woodblock print on thin cream laid paper, hand coloured, 252 x 188 mm, signed in the image lower right, signed in pencil lower right, titled ‘18th proof – Mosman Bridge N.S.W.‘ Framed. ‘Mosman Bridge, built up of a mosaic of clear, bright colour with a daring use of ngative space, creates intriguing …

  • # 25898

    PEARSON, Joseph (1849 - 1939)

    Cyclists’ touring guide of New South Wales

    Roads, distances, hills, scenery, towns, hotel accommodation, road maps. Sydney : W. C. Penfold & Co., 1896. First edition, first issue. Octavo, illustrated red cloth (a few light stains), advertisements to endpapers (browned), pp. [xiv – advertisements]; iv; folding map of New South Wales (tears along the folds neatly repaired with filmoplast P acid free …

  • # 26476

    [JONES, William]

    [MAORI] Children brought to Christ. = Ka mau-ria nga ta-ma-ri-ki ki Te Ka-rai-ti.

    [Sydney, N.S.W. : Jones, Printer, Bridge Street, c.1833]. Broadsheet, 450 x 390 mm, letterpress printed; old horizontal and vertical crease, pale foxing, a very good example. Text in English and Māori. A rare broadside printed around 1833 by William Jones of Bridge Street, Sydney, for use in Church Missionary Society schools. It is a lesson …

  • # 26492

    JONES, William (printer)

    Morning Prayer [and] Evening Prayer.

    Sydney : [William] Jones, Printer, Bridge-street, [circa 1835]. Pair of broadsides, each 450 x 390 mm, printed on letterpress; both examples with an old central horizontal fold and toning, the Morning Prayer sheet with some insect damage around the fold and at top right corner (no loss of text); both unmounted. These rare companion broadsides were …

  • # 26841


    Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Limited. Time table for November, 1877.

    Dunedin, NZ : Fergusson & Mitchell (printers), 1877. Duodecimo card (112 x 225 mm), folding to form [6] panels (each 112 x 75 mm), with a map of New Zealand indicating ports of call, a list of all agencies in New Zealand, Australia and the Western Pacific (including Sydney, Newcastle and Noumea), a guide to …

  • # 26950

    YOUDALE, Joseph (1819-1911)

    Portrait of a wealthy squatter, Manning River district, New South Wales, early 1870s.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 101 x 62 mm (mount), verso imprinted ‘J. Youdale, Photo., From Sydney’; the albumen print is in very good condition; the mount has some light foxing. This portrait of an unidentified squatter wearing high riding boots and holding his stockwhip was taken by travelling photographer Joseph Youdale, possibly …

  • # 26535

    MURRAY, A. S.

    Twelve hundred miles on the River Murray

    With facsimile illustrations in colours by the author. Australia : George Robertson, and London : J. S. Virtue, 1898. Oblong folio, gilt-lettered cloth (corners rubbed, pale stains), endpaper creased, preliminary blank relined, pp. 36, 15 tipped-in colour plates, occasional foxing, short edge tears to last few leaves, a good copy. Murray’s oversized illustrated folio on …

  • # 18275

    Photographer unknown.

    Engine house and blast furnace of the Eskbank Ironworks Company, Lithgow, New South Wales, circa 1876.

    Albumen print photograph, 115 x 185 mm, unmounted; verso with contemporary inscription in pencil ‘Lithgow’; no photographer’s imprint; 15 mm edge tear bottom right, otherwise in fine condition, with excellent tonal range and superb detail of the building’s infrastructure, 11 employees and their dog, and the scarified and partially denuded hillside in the background. An …

  • # 26677

    WESTON, Harry (1874 - 1938)

    [MAP]. Greetings from the heart of Sydney

    [Sydney] : Balmoral, circa 1930. Pictorial map, 240 x 370 mm, folded as issued (a couple of short tears), printed greeting verso. Unrecorded pictorial map of Sydney showing the ‘tribes’ of the Eastern suburbs. ‘The Rocks – a boisterous tribe’; ‘Elizabeth Bay – here abide very elegant folk’; ‘King’s Cross – here abide folk of …

  • # 26744

    Victoria and Riverina.

    With which is incorporated Victoria 1930, Victoria and Riverina 1931 and Victoria and Riverina 1931 – 1932. A biographical record of some of the pioneer families of Victoria and the Riverina. Illustrated. Melbourne : McCarron, Bird & Co., 1933. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth (very slightly rubbed), marbled endpapers, pp 454, illustrated throughout with numerous portraits of …

  • # 26817

    [ANGAS, George French (1822-1886)]

    Australia : a popular account of its physical features, inhabitants and productions, with the history of its colonization.

    Published under the direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education, appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. London : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, circa 1865. Duodecimo, gilt-decorated blue cloth (the upper board showing a gold miner), corners a little rubbed, all edges gilt, prize inscription to front free endpaper, folding frontispiece map printed …

  • # 26811


    Collection of trading cards from the series Highlights of Australian History.

    [Sydney? : Nabisco Australia Pty. Ltd., late 1930s]. 36 trade cards (of 100?) from the series Highlights of Australian History, each 55 x 65 mm, mounted by the original collector on three photograph album pages; a little unevenly trimmed, otherwise good. These cards were issued free with purchases as advertising for biscuit and cereal manufacturer …