Sydney : Louise King, 1967. Quarto, self-wrappers, illustrated, pp. 20, lengthy list of antique prints including early Australian colonial works, noted artists such as Lionel Lindsay, William Hogarth etc.
WALLIS, John (Senior)
Engraved from the latest authorities for the use of young students in geography. London (42 Skinner Street) : John Wallis, circa 1813. Engraved map of Asia and Australia, trimmed as issued without title or imprint, original hand colouring, pasted on wood and dissected into pieces (two of which are in facsimile, the Caspian Sea and central …
BROUGHTON, William Robert (1762 - 1821)
Voyage de Découvertes dans la partie septentrionale de L´Ocean Pacifique, fait par le capitaine W. R. Broughton, commandant la corvette de S. M. La Providence et sa conserve, pendant les années 1795, 1796, 1797 et 1798;
dans lequel il a parcouru et visité la côte d’Asie, depuis le 35e degré nord, jusqu’au 52e; l’île d’Insu, ordinairement appelée Jesso; les côtes nord, est et sud du Japon; les îles de Likeujo et autres îles voisines, ainsi que la côte de Corée. Tr. par odre de S.E. le ministre de la marine et …
WALCH, Johannes (1757-1824)
nebst allen neuen Entdeckungen, Säkularisationen, und Entschädigungen. Augsburg : im Verlag bei Johannes Walch, 1812. Small oblong quarto, original cloth backed papered boards (heavily rubbed, corners worn), hand coloured copper engraved title leaf with original owner’s signature, followed by  engraved maps, all with some degree of contemporary hand colouring; manuscript foliation and a few …
MITCHELL, Thomas Livingstone, Sir (1792-1855)
1855, 26 July. Surveyor-General’s Office, Sydney;  pp, folio; in very good condition. Official letter from the Surveyor-General of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Mitchell, to the newly appointed Assistant Surveyor-General, E.J. Bennett, regarding three circulars that have been sent to Bennett in error, and assuring him that he should not concern himself with their …
New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, n.d. [c. 1856]. Duodecimo, printed salmon wrappers with woodcut vignette, 16 pp., illustrated with wood-engravings including a title vignette, 1 text & 5 full-page illustrations. “Third Series–No. 8” on the front wrapper. A crisp copy. Chapbook tale of young Tom, who is drawn to the sea, and sails on the ship …
KELLY, David St. L.
Kew, Victoria : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2014. Quarto, green cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, 377 pp, 24 full-page colour plates and black-and-white illustrations in the text, an as-new copy of a superbly produced publication, one which will surely become an essential reference on the subject. The biographies and work of more than 80 of …
Weight 17 stone. Height 7ft 8 ins. Age 35 years. [s.l. : s.n., c.1907]. Photolithographic postcard, 137 x 87 mm; not postally used; minor corner and edge wear; verso shows signs of having been removed from an album. This postcard was most likely published in England in 1907, when Clive Darril, a wealthy farmer from …
SAINT-YVES, G. (Georges)
Tours : Alfred Mame et Fils, [c.1900]. Quarto, publisher’s pictorial red percaline decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, pp 398, , wood engraved illustrations, maps; text in French; a superb copy. This strikingly beautiful and lavish fin de siècle French children’s book has much significant Australian content. The first 150 pages are devoted to …
FLYNN, John, Rev.
The Inlander. A Magazine with no Magazine’s Habits. North Australia Centenary Number. September 1924.
Sydney : Home Mission Board of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, 1924. New Series no. 1, September 1924. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, 104 pp, illustrated with photographic plates, maps; a fine copy.
FLYNN, John, Rev.
The Inlander. A Voice from the Uttermost Frontiers of Settlement in Australia. Central Australia / A.I.M. Medical Service number. October 1927.
Sydney : Home Mission Board of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, 1927. New Series no. 19, October 1927. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, 96 pp, illustrated with photographic plates, maps; a fine copy.
JOHNSTON, Alex. Keith
exhibiting the present condition of geographical discovery and research in the several countries, empires, and states of the world. A new edition. Edinburgh and London : W. & A. K. Johnston, 1877. Folio, half-crushed green morocco over pebbled cloth (rubbed, short split to upper joint); all edges gilt, frontispiece chart of the North Polar regions …
[Sydney : David Jones, circa 1956]. Octavo, illustrated modernist wrappers, pp. , illustrated. Promotional card loosely enclosed. Glamorous brochure of the department store David Jones in the 1950s. A single example recorded in Australian libraries (NLA).
OPPEN, Monica et al
Sydney : Ant Press, 2012. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 28, illustrated. Exhibition catalogue of the Design Bookbinding Exhibition held at the State Library of NSW Bookshop 13th August to 29th October 2012. “This exhibition, Text and texture, of Australian contemporary designer bindings was prepared in conjunction with the exhibition The life of Patrick White…”–page  …
TURNER & HENDERSON
Decorative letterhead of Turner & Henderson, booksellers, stationers, printers, lithographers, heraldic embossers, &c. Hunter Street, Sydney, 1886.
Lithographed letterhead, 205 x 165 mm; with a handwritten memorandum dated March 29th 1886, to a customer, W. Walker Esq. of Windsor, informing him that his payment has been received and that ‘We have sent by this post Lucretius … Greville’s Year Book of Australia is expected out in a few days. Gordon & Gotch …
THE SYDNEY MAIL; THE AUSTRALIAN FIELD
The New South Wales Contingents for South Africa : being a pictorial record of the organisation of the Colony’s forces for active service … …
Cover: Transvaal War souvenir : Bushmen’s Contingent souvenir. Sydney : N.S.W. Bookstall Co., Sole proprietor, A.C. Rowlandson, 1900. Quarto (280 x 220 mm), original pictorial wrappers (lightly foxed, upper wrapper chipped at bottom corner), lower wrapper with advertisements for Singer sewing machines and Crown Studios (Sydney photographers), staple bound, 32 pp, chiefly photographic illustrations with …