Reval [Tallinn, Estonia] ; und Leipzig : bey Albrecht und Compagnie, 1780. [Bound with] Briefe aus England historisch-statistisch und artistischen Inhalts. 1s Heft. Reval [= Tallinn, Estonia] & Leipzig, Albrecht und Compagnie, 1780. Two works in one volume, octavo; contemporary half calf, sprinkled papered boards, brown morocco spine label with title in gilt (binding slightly rubbed, …
Canberra : Canberra College of Advanced Education Library, 1975. Library Bibliography series no. 2. Large quarto (290 x 210 mm), printed stiff wrappers, pp iv, 133; a fine copy.
Edited & with an afterword by Roger Horrocks. Auckland : The Holloway Press, 2002. Folio, lettered papered boards (lightly marked), cloth spine with paper title label, pp. 48, illustrations. Original prospectus enclosed. ‘Happy Moments is the first complete publication of Len Lye’s remarkable autobiographical texts written in New York in the 1960s. The 21 texts …
Wellington : Bowen Galleries, 2012. Octavo, gatefold wrappers, screen printed by the artist at Fernbank Studio, pp. , illustrated, stringbound. Limited to 65 numbered copies signed and dated by the artist. ‘The hand-printed books produced by Brendan O’Brien at Fernbank Studio in Wellington are among the most exquisitely printed and designed books produced in New Zealand… With …
Edited and with an afterword by Peter Simpson. With images by Tony Lane. A foreword by Faintly Midgley, a bookplate by Leo Bensemann and notes by Matthew Wood and Peter Simpson. Auckland L The Holloway Press, 2007. Octavo, cloth with paper title label, pp. [vi]; 90, colophon, tipped-in portrait frontispiece, illustrations. Limited to 100 numbered …
Christchurch : Symphony and Dynasty Group, 1996. Oblong quarto, gilt-lettered cloth with pasted on illustration, illustrated endpapers, pp. 64 illustrated with plans and illustrations of notable public architecture in Christchurch.
NEWELL, J. E. (James Edward)
(by J.E. Newell). O le lomiga fou, 1904. Sydney, NSW : William Brooks & Co., Ltd., 1904. “Printed for the Samoan District Committee of the London Missionary Society, May, 1901. Revised 1904. Third edition.” Octavo, original cloth-backed printed papered boards (rubbed and stained; original owner’s name F. W. Hunt to upper board; substantial loss of …
Types et costumes des principaux peoples de l’univers. Paris : Bedelet, [c.1858]. Oblong quarto, polychrome cloth gilt (expertly rebacked), all edges gilt, 52 pp, with 24 hand coloured tinted lithographed plates; light foxing, but a very good copy. A finely illustrated study of the races of the world, with sections on the New Zealand Maori, Marquesas …
Paris : Bédelet, n.d. [circa 1858]. Oblong quarto, original quarter black morocco over blind blocked black cloth boards (rubbed) with gilt lettering and design to upper board, spine with gilt lettering and ornament (softened at head and tail), all edges gilt, 52 pp, illustrated with lithographed vignettes + 24 tinted lithographed plates by J. Bocquin after …
Auckland, NZ : William Collins, 1978. First edition. Quarto, publisher’s blue cloth over boards, in pictorial dust jacket (a little wear at spine ends and top edge of rear panel), pp 462, extensively illustrated in b/w and colour, maps, bibliography; a very good, clean copy. 1. Introduction 2. Human populations : past and present 3. …
TAYLOR, C. R. H.
Printed matter relating to the native peoples of Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia. Oxford : Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1965. Second edition. Thick octavo (240 mm), publisher’s blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine, 692 pp, 1 fold-out map; a beautifully fresh and bright copy, without the dust jacket; from The Papuan Collection of Charles …
FORT, George Seymour
Chance or design? A pioneer looks back : experiences in New Zealand, Australia, New Guinea and Africa
[Cover title]. Also titled: Chance or design? A pioneer looks back. London : Robert Hale Limited, . First edition. Octavo (218 x 145 mm), publisher’s blue cloth over boards, in the original dust jacket (chipped, spine sunned); pp 180; portrait frontispiece, 6 b/w photographic plates, index; internally very good; the publisher’s ‘With the Compliments of …
MOTT, John R. (Raleigh) (1865-1955)
/ na Dr. J. R. Mott i tuhituhi ; na Pererika H. Peneha i whakamaori. Ki te hiahia tetahi tangata ki etahi me tuku mai ia te toru kapa mo te kape kotahi ; i te hereni mo nga ono kape, ki a Rev. F.H. Spencer, Whanganui. Gisborne, N.Z. : Na Te Wiremu Hapata i …
[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 …
JONES, William (printer)
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 …
PELLERIN & CIE.
[=The Counterfeit Savages]. Paris : Pellerin & Cie., [c.1902]. Series: Épinal no. 45. Lithographed print with hand colouring, folio sheet (400 x 295 mm); a graphic narrative with 16 illustrations; text in Dutch; unmounted; fine. This Épinal print, originally issued around 1850, tells the story of a sideshow attraction in which two young men con …