Chatswood, NSW : Thomas Tennant, [c.1940]. Small quarto (240 x 185 mm), pictorial stiff wrappers (mild corner creasing and some pale foxing to lower wrapper), staple bound, pp 50, b/w photographic illustrations of marine life and native fauna throughout, with full page illustrations on inside wrappers; a couple of leaves with toning, else internally very …
FOELSCHE, Paul (1831-1914)
Albumen print photograph, 143 x 205 mm, laid down on its original 19th century travel album page, contemporary caption in ink to mount: ‘William Drogo, 7th Duke of Manchester, on the Glencoe Run, Northern Territory, Australia’; The only example of this important image recorded in Australian collections is one held in the Northern Territory Library, …
W. & A.K. JOHNSTON LIMITED
Also titled: New Guinea or Papua. Edinburgh : W. & A.K. Johnston, [c.1885]; Folding lithographed map with coloured outlines, dissected and laid on linen, 240 x 310 mm (sheet 320 x 400 mm), housed in the original blue cloth boards with gilt-stamped title to front, original owner’s name ‘Marryat’ to inside front board; a fine example; from …
curated by Marina Strocchi for Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery. Campbelltown, NSW : Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, 1999 .Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 28, illustrated. The exhibition is a selection of paintings by artists from the Ikuntji Women’s Centre at Haasts Bluff; artists include Alice Nampitjinpa, Narputta Nangala and Eunice Napanangka
OLIVA, Achille Bonito
Milano, Italy : Electa, 2001. Square quarto (275 x 225 mm), pictorial wrappers, 110 pp, illustrated in colour. Text in Italian and English. An as new copy. Catalogue for an exhibition of contemporary Central and Western Desert paintings and Arnhem Land sculpture, held at the Palazzo Bricherasi, Turin, Italy.
CARUANA, Wally and LENDON, Nigel (eds.)
Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1997. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 174, illustrated. Exhibition of Aboriginal art and artists (Wally Caruana, Albert Djiwada, Nigel Lendon and Djon Mundine) from central and north eastern Arnhem Land, specifically concerning the creation story of the Wagilag sisters.
Gunbalanya, N.T. : Injalak Arts and Crafts, 2005. Quarto, laminated pictorial boards in dustjacket, pp. xxiii; 256, extensively illustrated. This book is a guide for those with artistic, anthropological, linguistic, historical and fibre interests, providing insight into the previously unexplored complexities of fibre art from the region. Photographic essays feature collection, preparation, making and special …
MACDONALD, Alexander (1878-1939)
In the land of pearl and gold : a pioneer’s wanderings in the backblocks and pearling grounds of Australia and New Guinea
London : Blackie, 1907. First edition. Octavo, gilt-illustrated cloth (spine faded), top edge gilt, a blank preliminary removed, frontispiece, pp. viii; [iv]; 318, occasional scattered foxing, else very good. The author’s adventures mining and pearling in Australia and New Guinea. Includes extensive racist commentary on indigenous Australians in central and northern Australia as well as …
GRAHAM-STEWART, Michael; McWHANNELL, Francis; DICKSON, Jonathan
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 …
BRANDL, Eric Joseph
Australian Aboriginal paintings in western and central Arnhem Land : temporal sequences and elements of style in Cadell River and Deaf Adder Creek art
Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1973. Folio, boards (lower edge silverfished) in dustjacket (lightly foxed), pp. 214, extensively illustrated. First edition. Summary (as per Trove) : p.1-36; Brief outline of country in Deaf Adder Creek & Cadell River area, first alien contacts, rock art as records of the past (present impossibility of dating), …
Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2004. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated stiff wrappers, pp 3162, auction catalogue with 595 lots, most illustrated in colour; artefacts, bark paintings and contemporary Indigenous art; a very good copy.
Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2005. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated stiff wrappers, pp 272, auction catalogue with 306 lots, all illustrated in colour; artefacts, bark paintings and contemporary Indigenous art; includes index of artists; a very good copy.
MORPHY, Howard; JONES, Rhys
Sydney : Aboriginal Arts & Crafts, 1978. Kit comprising the following: 2 sound cassettes, 84 colour transparency slides, map (690 x 360 mm); lacks the 48 page booklet, otherwise complete and in good condition. The only complete examples of this important educational kit recorded in Australian collections are held by AIATSIS and the National Museum of …
FLYNN, John, Rev.
The Inlander. A Quarterly Magazine dealing with National Interests from the Outbacker’s Point of View. Volume 1, nos. 1-3.
Sydney : Home Mission Board of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, 1913-14. Vol. 1, no. 1, November 1913; vol. 1, no. 2, March 1914; vol. 1, no. 3, June 1914. Three individual issues, octavo, original pictorial wrappers (mild sunning and foxing), illustrated with photographic plates, maps; in good condition with occasional marginalia and some light …
[Cover title: Alice Springs, Northern Territory]. Payneham, S. A. : C. A. Pitt Ltd., circa 1960. Quarto, diecut wrappers, pp. , illustrated in colour and black and white. Includes an image of the Flynn Memorial Church, whose foundation stone was laid in 1956.
A shared history : Aborigines and white Australians in the Victoria River district, Northern Territory
Darwin : Timber Creek Community Government Council, 1997. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 74, illustrated throughout with nineteenth and twentieth century historical photographs of indigenous Australians. A fine copy.