J. Y. MILLS (SYDNEY)
[Sydney : J. Y. Mills, Auctioneer, 161 Pitt Street, April, 1894]. Single quarto sheet (285 x 212 mm), advertising 90 ten acre blocks of farming land at approximately £12 per acre, imprinted lower left ‘W.E.S. 3-4-94’, verso with printed information about scent plant cultivation; a fine example. Notices concerning this subdivision were placed in Sydney newspapers by …
WALKER, John R.
Maitland, N.S.W. Maitland Regional Art Gallery, 2011. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 24, illustrated. Essays by Andrew Sayers and Joseph Eisenberg.
Sydney : Craftsman’s Press, 1988. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, lower edge rubbed, ex-library with a sticker to the endpaper (the only library mark), pp. 208, illustrated. Foreword by Lloyd Rees. A very good reference copy.
MACQUEEN, Kenneth (1897 - 1960)
Brisbane, Qld. : Queensland Art Gallery, 2007. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, spine sunned, pp. 160, illustrated. A leading Australian modernist, Kenneth Macquee (1897-1960) was one of the most distinctive watercolourists of his generation. This publication features watercolours as well as artist sketchbooks and family photographs, and includes contributions from emininent scholars in the fields of …
MRS. QUONG TART [TART, Margaret]
Sydney : W.M. Maclardy, 1911. Octavo, original blind blocked blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and design to upper board, gilt lettered spine (very slightly sunned to the spine and a couple of very minor flecks), without the loose errata slip, previous owner’s name neatly inscribed to endpaper, 99 pp,  leaves of plates, a …
No Other Man No Other Store : The Extraordinary Life of Sir Charles Lloyd Jones: Painter, Patron and Patriot 1878-1958
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2013. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 239, illustrated. New copy of an out of print title, in storage since publication, still sealed in publisher’s plastic. Sir Charles Lloyd Jones always wanted to be an artist and, in his youth, studied painting for six and a half years, first at the Julian Ashton …
PHILLIP, Arthur (1738-1814)
with an account of the establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson & Norfolk Island; compiled from authentic papers, which have been obtained from the several departments, to which are added, the journals of Lieuts. Shortland, Watts, Ball, & Capt. Marshall; with an account of their new discoveries. London : John Stockdale, 1789. Quarto, contemporary …
A Communard in exile : a small archive of unpublished poems and songs in manuscript, together with rare locally-printed ephemera. Isle of Pines, New Caledonia, 1875-1878.
French journalist and former soldier Alphonse Pélissier was condemned to death for his involvement in the Paris Commune of March-May, 1871. His sentence was commuted to deportation to the Isle of Pines in New Caledonia, where he arrived in November, 1872. During his political exile this unrepentant Communard collaborated as an editor on several issues …
BELLINI, Vincenzo (1801-1835) (composer); GROCOTT, James Turner (publisher)
[SHEET MUSIC] Do not mingle : air as sung by Madame Malibran in the opera La Sonnambula / composed by Bellini.
Sydney : Published at Grocott’s Music Saloon, George Street, [probably 1847]. Folio (340 mm), disbound from a nineteenth-century music album, original stitching with remnants of old paper spine, 7 pp of engraved music notation with decorative title and publisher’s imprint at head of first page; original owner’s manuscript pagination at top corners; paper browned, otherwise …
The Commonwealth of Australia. Inaugural Celebrations at Sydney 1901. The Government of New South Wales requests the honor of your presence at a Pyrotechnical Illumination of Sydney Harbour on the 4th January 1901.
[Sydney : Government printer, 1900]. Chromolithograph printed on white card, 137 x 226 mm; illustrated with a view of a ship passing through Sydney Heads, flanked by the coats of arms and flags of The Commonwealth of Australia and Great Britain; the invitee is not named, the word ‘your’ being supplied in manuscript; residual old …
Sydney : H. Phillips, circa 1932. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. , photographically illustrated. Souvenir illustrating the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
WOLSTENHOLME, M. S. (editor)
[WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE] The Woman’s Voice : “democratic but not revolutionary; womanly but not weak; fearless without effrontery; liberal without license”. Vol. 1, no. 3, September 8, 1894 [and] Vol. 1, no. 6, October 20, 1894.
Sydney, N.S.W. : Jas. A. Ross, 1894. Two individual issues, newsprint in quarto format (285 x 230 mm); v. 1 no. 3 with the original pink wrappers (pp i-iv) preserved but detached (held along the spine by tape, heavy offsetting, chipped at edges), stapled, pp 33-48, contents clean and complete; v. 1 no. 6 lacking …
MENARD, Romuald George (painter); FRÈRES, Thierry; SABATIER, Léon Jean Baptiste (lithographers)
Two plates, forming a continuous panorama, from: Voyage autour du monde sur la frégate la Vénus, pendant les années 1836-1839 … atlas pittoresque. [Paris : Gide, 1841]. Tinted lithographs, 170 x 420 mm; pale foxing to the margins of the first plate, else in fine condition. Custom framed in museum timber, measures 422 x 1138 mm. The voyage …
HOWE, George 1769-1821; BLAXCELL, Garnham 1778-1817; BENT, Ellis 1783-1815; FOSTER, James; JAMES, Joseph
Promissory note, dishonoured, signed by Garnham Blaxcell for 250 pounds to be paid in good Government Bills to Captain Joseph James, Sydney, 20 March 1812, watermarked paper, 73 x 200 mm; accompanied by a notice of protest form dated 16 August 1813 signed by Ellis Bent, Judge Advocate and James Foster, Clerk for Ellis Bent, …
TUTTLE & CO. [William Nutting TUTTLE, 1845-1895]
[Sydney : W. N. Tuttle & Co.], [1883?]. Large octavo portfolio (250 x 168 mm), original red cloth over boards decorated in gilt and black (worn and marked), original patterned paper pastedown and flaps (starting to split), containing 25 photomechanical process plates with printed captions (loose as issued), image sizes 100 x 150 mm on sheets …
SUTTOR, William Henry
Bathhurst, N.S.W. : G. Whalan, 1887. Duodecimo, lettered wrappers (worn), pp. viii; 184, internally clean. ‘Includes hostilities between Aborigines and settlers and employment of Aborigines on stations in Bathurst area.’ – Trove