New South Wales

  • # 21294

    MAGRA, James Maria (attributed)

    A Journal of a Voyage round the World in His Majesty’s Ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771;

    Undertaken in Pursuit of Natural Knowledge, at the Desire of the Royal Society: containing All the various Occurrences of the Voyage, with Descriptions of several new discovered Countries in the Southern Hemisphere; and Accounts of their Soil and Productions; and of many Singularities in the Structure, Apparel, Customs, Manners, Policy, Manufactures, &c. of their Inhabitants. …

  • # 22465

    GRAHAM-STEWART, Michael; McWHANNELL, Francis; DICKSON, Jonathan

    Bitter fruit : Australian photographs to 1963

    Melbourne : Michael Graham-Stewart, 2017. Quarto (285 x 230 mm), cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, 280 pp, illustrated in colour throughout with hundreds of photographs documenting the collision of Indigenous Australian and European cultures; the photographs, ranging in date from the 1850s to the 1960s and taken in every region of Australia, represent some …

  • # 22407

    SLESSOR, Kenneth / REILLY, Virgil (illustrator)

    Darlinghurst nights

    and Morning Glories / being 47 strange sights / observed from eleventh storeys, / in a land of cream puffs and crime, by a Flat-roof Professor; / and here set forth in sketch and rhyme. Sydney : Frank C. Johnson, 1933. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed on the half title ‘To Gus Walker from Ken …

  • # 22259

    GRUNDEMANN, Reinhold

    [MAP] Missions-Weltkarte zur Übersicht sämmtlicher evangelischen Missions-Gebiete,

    entworfen und gezeichnet von Dr R. Grundemann, Hilfsprediger (Herbst 1862). Zu haben in den Missionshäusern zu Barmen, Basel, Berlin, Hermannsburg und Leipzig. Im Buchhandel bei H. Petersen in Halle. Der Reinertrag ist zum Besten der Mission bestimmt. Die Ausgabe in andern Sprachen ist vorbehalten. First edition. Leipzig : Geographisch-Lithographisches Institut H. Kunsch, [1862 or 1863]. …

  • # 22282

    MARSH, Henry (1824 - c. 1885); ANGAS, George French (1822-1886)

    [SHEET MUSIC; SYDNEY]. The Anniversary Polka. Composed & dedicated to the Committee of Management of the Anniversary Regatta. 

    Sydney : H. Marsh & Co. [1853]. Printed by J. Allan. Folio, lithographed cover by George French Angas, with a signed vignette of the Regatta entering Sydney Heads, above which is a banner ADVANCE AUSTRALIA and a coat of arms enclosing a vignette of a youthful Queen Victoria, light foxing, paper reinforcement to spine, 4 …

  • # 22204

    PHILLIP, Arthur (1738-1814)

    The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay

    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, full …

  • # 22249

    LINDT, J.W. (John William) (1845-1926)

    Clarence River man holding didjeridu.

    [Circa 1873]. Albumen print photograph, 200 x 150 mm, manuscript sequence number ‘4’ in negative lower right; a strong print with good tonal range, small flaw in the negative upper right, but in fine condition; mounted and framed. One of the famous series of tableau portraits of Clarence Valley Aboriginal people taken by German-born photographer …

  • # 22260

    MOORE, Mina (Minnie Louise) (1882-1957) / MOORE, May (Annie May) (1881-1931); [McCORMACK, John, 1884-1945]

    Photographic portrait of Irish tenor John McCormack. Inscribed by the singer for “Mrs Moore”.

    [1911 or 1913]. Carbon print photograph, 200 x 130 mm, laid down on the original studio card with stencilled imprint in lower left margin ‘Mina Moore / May Moore’, and inscribed (presumably a number of years later) for one of the photographer sisters across the lower mount ‘To Mrs Moore, with best regards, from John …

  • # 22422

    Sydney, N.S.W. during the visit of H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh in the Galatea, 1868.

    [Title from contemporary caption in ink on mount]. Four albumen print photographs laid down on an album page; clockwise, from left, the prints are individually captioned in pencil: ‘Triumphal Arch, Macquarie Street, Sydney’; ‘Triumphal Arch, Circular Quay, Sydney’; ‘Hyde Park & Pavilion, Sydney’; ‘Triumphal Arch, Government House, Sydney’, and (at centre) ‘Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh. HMS …

  • # 22420

    Photographer unknown.

    Lyons Terrace, Sydney, N.S.W.

    Circa 1868. [Title from contemporary caption in ink on mount]. Albumen print photograph, 120 x 160 mm, laid down on a section cut from an album page; a strong print in fine condition. From an album of Sydney views compiled during Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh’s Australian visit of 1867-68, which included a number of …

  • # 22449

    Photographer unknown; WILSON, George Washington (publisher)

    [TASMANIA; NORFOLK ISLAND] Martin Cash, Bushranger.

    Circa 1900. Photographic glass magic lantern slde, 82 x 82 mm, with printed caption on the mount ’23. Martin Cash, Bushranger. / Tasmania. G.W.W.’; in fine condition. The most well-known of very few surviving photographic portraits of Martin Cash (1808-1877), the Van Diemen’s Land bushranger who twice escaped from the notorious Port Arthur penal settlement, …

  • # 22238

    SIDNEY, Samuel

    The three colonies of Australia : New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia; their pastures, copper mines & gold fields

    London : Ingram, Cooke & Co., 1852. First edition. Octavo, gilt-lettered blue cloth (edges rubbed), pp. 427, all edges gilt, illustrated with engravings. History of the Australian colonies with a section on the gold rush. Ferguson 15679

  • # 22258

    SHAW, George (1751-1813)

    A suite of nine plates from Shaw’s Zoology of New Holland, 1794

    [London] : Printed by J. Davis : Published by J. Sowerby, 1794. Nine engravings with original hand colour, each approximately 230 x 160 mm (plate lines), on J. Whatman watermarked paper, 303 x 242 mm (sheet), titled and imprinted in the image (imprint erased from one as issued), small stab holes from the string binding …

  • # 21871

    NOBUKAZU, Yosai (1872 - 1944)

    [SYDNEY]. Godaishu Kanyu Sugoroku [Boardgame of a World Trip]

    Tokyo : Tsunashima Kamekichi, Meiji 23 (1890). Woodblock printed in colour, 712 x 698 mm, lined with Japanese tissue, old folds as issued, a clean and bright example. A board game of a voyage around the world, starting in Yokohama and with illustrated vignette scenes of the destinations visited, including Vanvouver, San Francisco, Niagara Falls, New …

  • # 21946

    COLLINS, H. G.

    The emigrant’s map of the world

    London : H. G. Collins, circa 1852. Map with original hand colouring, lithographed from an engraving by J. Archer, 315 x 715 mm, dissected and laid on linen, showing the routes of emigrant ships from Britain to the colonies and distant lands, the map format unusually extended ‘in an east and west direction to show …

  • # 21992

    COLLINS, H. G.

    The emigrant’s map of the world

    London : H. G. Collins, circa 1853. Map with original hand colouring, lithographed from an engraving by J. Archer, 310 x 705 mm (border of map), archival tape repairs to a couple of folds, showing the routes of emigrant ships from Britain to the colonies and distant lands, the map format unusually extended ‘in an …