Northern Territory

  • # 21255

    Columbia Pictures [U.S.A.]


    [Los Angeles, California] : Columbia Pictures, [1932]. Monochrome daybill for the film The Blonde Captive (1932), 280 x 350 mm, printed in sepia ink on light card; light foxing to lower edge, pin holes in each corner, otherwise in excellent condition. Exhibited: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. ‘Taboo’, curated by Brook Andrew, December 2012 – …

  • # 21150

    NICHOLLS, Yvonne

    Not slaves, not citizens : Condition of the Australian Aborigines in the Northern Territory

    Melbourne : Australian Council for Civil Liberties, 1952. Octavo, printed wrappers, staple bound, 36 pp, a fine copy. “Survey of the conditions of the Northern Territory natives with an analysis of some important sections of the Aboriginal Ordinance; census of natives on missions, settlements, etc.; employment.”

  • # 20546

    MACKINTOSH, Jessie

    [BOARD GAME] Race round Australia : an instructive, educational game for two to four players.

    [Collingwood, Vic. : G.N. Raymond, c.1945]. Thick papered boards, 410 x 475 mm, folding, front with pictorial title onlay, original buckram backstrip; fold-out game board with colour design based around a map of Australia with vignette illustrations of native fauna; a fine example (lacking the rare rules sheet). An educational board game designed by the …

  • # 20644

    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, original embossed olive cloth boards (edges rubbed), spine with gilt lettering, rebacked with spine laid down, endpapers replaced, pp 8 (publisher’s advertisements), xx, 544, frontispiece and 6 aquatint plates (1 folding), (12 – a second …

  • # 20068


    Art of Aboriginal Australia

    Vancouver, BC : Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association and Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Limited, [1974]. “We gratefully acknowledge the co-operation of the Aboriginal Arts Board of the Australian Council for the Arts, and the Peter Stuyvesant Trust, for making this exhibition possible” (p.1). Quarto, pictorial stiff wrappers, 64 pp, 130 exhibition items photographically illustrated in …

  • # 20075

    WALCH, Johannes (1757-1824)

    Allgemeiner Atlas. Nach den bewährtesten Hülfsmitteln und astronomischen Ortsbestimmungen,

    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 [35] engraved maps, all with some degree of contemporary hand colouring; manuscript foliation and a few …

  • # 19799

    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.

  • # 19800

    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.

  • # 20340

    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 …

  • # 20333

    Commonwealth Railways. Across Australia’s centre

    Central Australia Railway. North Australia Railway. S.l. : Commonwealth Railways, circa 1960. Tourist brochure, folded sheet. pp. [8], illustrated, map. Tourist railway from Adelaide to Darwin.

  • # 19801

    FLYNN, John, Rev.

    Northern Territory and Central Australia : a call to the Church.

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson Ltd., 1912. First edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers (sunned, paper chipped at head of spine), frontispiece portrait of Flynn, 46 pp, with 15 photographic plates, folding map; a fine copy; A.I.M. compliments slip loosely enclosed.

  • # 18614

    山田申太郎 (Yamada Shintarō) & 高原徹也 (Takahara Tetsuya), edited by 日原昌造 (Hihara Shōzō).

    [MAPS] 万国地誌略諳射訳図 (萬國地誌略諳射譯圖)(萬國地誌畧諳射譯圖) [Bankoku Chishiryaku Ansha Yakuzu]

    Complete set of 6 copperplate engraved maps with hand colouring. Maps 1-4 published by 岡安慶介 (Okayasu Keisuke) [1878] (Meiji 11); Maps 5 & 6 published by 桑原伊之助 (Kuwabara Inosuke) [1880] (Meiji 13). 1. Asia, the Middle East, and Russia east of the Urals (340 x 400 mm); 2. Africa (310 x 260 mm); 3. Europe, with Russia …

  • # 19494

    BENNETT, Mary M. (1881-1961)

    Human rights for Aborigines : how can they learn without a teacher?

    Brisbane : Printed by “Truth” and “Sportsman” Ltd., [1957?]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (sunned at edges), lower wrapper with map of Central and Western Aboriginal Reserves and the Rocket Range, staple bound, 63 pp, illustrated, a fine copy. An important work by a significant advocate of Aboriginal rights, based to a large extent on Bennett’s …

  • # 19105

    BÜHLER, Alfred; BARROW, Terry; MOUNTFORD, Charles P.

    Oceania and Australia : the art of the South Seas

    London : Methuen, 1962. First edition. Series: Art of the World, VIII. Small quarto, publisher’s maroon cloth boards, spine (a little sunned) lettered in gilt, front free-endpaper with previous owners’ inscriptions, pp 250, profusely illustrated with 63 tipped-in colour plates, 94 b/w line drawings, and 4 maps; housed in the original pictorial laminated slipcase (some …

  • # 19196

    STRANG, Herbert

    The air scout : a story of national defence

    /​ by Herbert Strang ; illustrated in colour by W.R.S. Stott. London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. First edition. Large octavo, original pictorial cloth boards lettered in gilt, front pastedown with school prize certificate dated 1916, pp x, 431, illustrated with [10] full-page colour plates, maps, a fine copy. A work of fiction for juvenile …

  • # 18924


    Australian Aborigines’ advocate : a record of work amongst the dark people of Australia / the organ of the Australian Aborigines’ Mission. May 31, 1927.

    Annandale, NSW : T.E. Colebrook, 1927. Small quarto newspaper, 255 x 195 mm, single sheet folding to form 8 pages; illustrated masthead, text in two columns; a little roughened at top edges, a couple of annotations made by the original owner, else a fine copy. The Australian Aborigines’ Mission (AAM) was an interdenominational Protestant organisation …