Northern Territory

  • # 30587

    STREHLOW, T. G. H.

    Rex Battarbee : artist and founder of the Aboriginal art movement in Central Australia (signed copy)

    Sydney : The Legend Press, 1956 (1957 reprint). Quarto, decorated cloth over boards, illustrated dustjacket, pp. 48, illustrated in colour. A fine copy in fine dustjacket, signed by Rex Battarbee on the title page, dated ‘Alice Springs, 1969’.

  • # 30561

    [NAMATJIRA]. HARDY, Jane, MEGAW, J.V.S., and MEGAW, M. Ruth

    The Heritage of Namatjira. The Watercolourists of Central Australia.

    Melbourne : Heinemann, 1992. Large octavo, illustrated wrappers (spine sunned), pp. xxii; 350, illustrated in colour, a good copy.  The primary reference work on the Hermannsburg school. A quality reference copy of a title which is out of print and quite scarce

  • # 30552

    STREHLOW, John

    [HERMANNSBURG MISSION] The tale of Frieda Keysser. Frieda Keysser and Carl Strehlow : an historical biography. Volume 1: 1875-1910. [and] Volume 2: Between three worlds, 1910-1922. Part One [and] Part Two

    London : Wild Cat Press, 2011 ; 2019. First edition. Three volumes large octavo, publisher’s papered boards in the pictorial dust jackets; Volume 1. pp xxxii, 1198, profusely illustrated with maps and plates, many in colour; Volume 2. Part 1. pp xxvi, 582, with 4 maps (one folding) and 64 pages of plates (many in colour) …

  • # 30551

    [NAMATJIRA]. HARDY, Jane, MEGAW, J.V.S., and MEGAW, M. Ruth

    The Heritage of Namatjira : the watercolourists of Central Australia.

    Melbourne : Heinemann, 1992. Large octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. xxii; 350, illustrated in colour, a very good copy.  The primary reference work on the Hermannsburg school. A good copy of a title which is out of print and quite scarce.

  • # 29804

    HARRIS, John (1667?-1719)

    Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca, or, A complete collection of voyages and travels : consisting of above six hundred of the most authentic writers …

    Containing whatever has been observed worthy of notice in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America … the climate, soil and produce … of each country: likewise the religion, manners, and customs … To which is prefixed a copious introduction, comprehending the rise and progress of the art of navigation … together with the invention and use …

  • # 29899

    McKINLAY, John (1819-1872)

    McKinlay’s journal of exploration in the interior of Australia : (Burke Relief Expedition)

    With three maps. Melbourne : F.F. Bailliere, [1862]. First edition. Octavo, original blind blocked plum cloth over boards by Detmold of Melbourne with ticket (spine sunned), small repairs to head a foot of spine,  spine with gilt lettering and ornament, advertisements to endpapers, pp [4] advertisements, 136, [3] advertisements, 3 folding maps in pocket at …

  • # 29898

    LEICHHARDT, Ludwig 1813-1848

    Journal of an overland expedition in Australia from Moreton Bay to Port Essington,

    a distance of upwards of 3000 miles, during the years 1844-1845. London : T. &​ W. Boone, 1847. First edition. Octavo, binding as per Wantrup Aib, original embossed olive cloth boards (corners bumped), spine with gilt lettering, rebacked, pp 8 (publisher’s advertisements), xx, 544, frontispiece and 6 aquatint plates (1 folding), (8 – a second set …

  • # 29896

    STUART, J. McDouall (1815-1866)

    The journals of John McDouall Stuart during the years 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, & 1862, when he fixed the centre of the continent and successfully crossed it from sea to sea.

    Edited from Mr. Stuart’s Manuscript by William Hardman. With maps, a photographic portrait of Mr. Stuart, and twelve engravings drawn on wood by George French Angas from sketches taken during the different expeditions. London : Saunders, Otley and Co., 1864. First edition. Octavo, modern binding of half-calf over buckram, spine in compartments with contrasting morocco …

  • # 29955

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940-2003)

    Bathurst Islander couple. 1970.

    Gelatin silver print, 8 x 10″ (155 x 230 mm, image); 205 x 255 mm, sheet; vintage (circa 1970) print in fine condition, corner-mounted in archival exhibition portfolio with tissue guard. Taken by renowned Australian social and social documentary photographer Rennie Ellis during his visit to the Northern Territory in 1970. Exhibited: Black & White …

  • # 29958

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940-2003)

    The New Dreamtime, Katherine Rodeo. 1970.

    Gelatin silver print, 10 x 8″ (250 x 170 mm, image; 260 x 200 mm, sheet); vintage (circa 1970) print in fine condition, corner-mounted in archival exhibition portfolio with tissue guard. Taken by renowned Australian social and social documentary photographer Rennie Ellis during his visit to the Northern Territory in 1970. Exhibited: Black & White …

  • # 29956

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940-2003)

    Smoko, Bathurst Islanders. 1970.

    Gelatin silver print, 8 x 10″ (170 x 250 mm, image; 200 x 260 mm, sheet); vintage (circa 1970) print in fine condition, corner-mounted in archival exhibition portfolio with tissue guard. Taken by renowned Australian social and social documentary photographer Rennie Ellis during his visit to the Northern Territory in 1970. Exhibited: Black & White …

  • # 30069

    REES, Lloyd (1895 - 1988)

    The Great Rock

    Soft-ground etching on cream 250 gsm Velin Arches, 201 x 250 mm (plate); 375 x 525 mm (paper), signed lower right and dated 1977, editioned 61/90 lower left. Very good conditino with a couple of very light spots of foxing. A fine study of Ayers Rock (Uluru), Northern Territory. A related drawing is illustrated on …

  • # 28335

    CIGALE, Matej (editor); KÖKE, Friedrich (lithographer); MATICA SLOVENSKA (publisher)

    [MAP] Avstralijia.

    [Ljubljana] : Matica Slovenska, [1871] (publisher) ;  Dunaj : vrezal na kamen in tiskal F. Köke, [1871] (printer). Chromolithograph map, 390 x 495 mm; shows Australasia, the Malay Archipelago, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia; old folds, but a very good example. Trove locates no examples of this scarce separately-issued map from Atlant, the first atlas of the world …

  • # 30071

    TILLYARD, R. J.

    The insects of Australia And New Zealand.

    / With eight plates in colour by P. Tillyard. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1926. First edition. Thick octavo (245 mm), publisher’s brown cloth over boards (boards rubbed and marked, spine flecked and softened at head and tail, cloth starting to split mid-way along rear joint), pp. xvi, 560; b/w frontispiece; b/w diagrams throughout, 8 colour …

  • # 30205

    HILDER, Brett

    The voyage of Torres : the discovery of the southern coastline of New Guinea and Torres Strait by Captain Luis Baéz de Torres in 1606.

    St. Lucia, Qld. University of Queensland Press, 1980. Small quarto (245 x 185 mm), publisher’s blue cloth over boards with gilt lettered spine, in pictorial dust jacket, endpaper colour maps, xxxii, [1], 194, with numerous maps and charts (several colour), b/w plates; a fine copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate …

  • # 30092

    PAGOWSKI, Andrzej (designer); ASIA AND PACIFIC MUSEUM, WARSAW.

    [ABORIGINAL ART EXHIBITION POSTER] Sztuka aborygenów australijskich

    Muzeum Azji i Pacyfiku w Warszawie / The Asia and Pacific Museum, Warsaw. Galeria Azjatycka ul. Freta 5. Mai 1990r. Warszawa : Muzeum Azji i Pacyfiku, 1990. Exhibition poster, 660 x 930 mm, unmounted; condition is as new. Text in Polish. The exhibition’s title translates to “Australian Aboriginal Art”. It appears to have provided a showcase …