• # 34045

    MUTCH, Rebecca (ed.)

    Transparent: Watercolour in Queensland 1850s–1980s

    South Brisbane, Queensland : Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, [2014]. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 180, illustrated. Watercolour has long been an important medium in Queensland. Transparent is the first comprehensive survey of the Gallery’s watercolour collection, bringing to light many never seen before works from our substantial holdings from the mid nineteenth …

  • # 33620

    E. WHITEHEAD & CO. (publisher)

    Souvenir of the Federation of Australia, 1st January, 1901.

    Melbourne : Printed and published by E. Whitehead & Co., [1900]. Oblong duidecimo (120 x 155 mm), original pictorial stiff wrappers printed in gold, blue and red, both sides of lower wrapper with pasted-on advertisements for Collingwood tobacconist D. W. Keir, pp [21] (including introductory text on inside upper wrapper), with a full-page colour map …

  • # 33584

    DEMOZAY, Marion

    Gatherings II : contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art from Queensland, Australia

    Southport, Queensland : Keeaira Press, 2006. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 224, illustrated. Artists featured: Albert, Tony Anderson, Yvonne Anning, Michael Assan, Mario Barkus, Rosie Beetson, Bianca Bell, Jack Bell, Marshall Bosun, David Canuto, Karen Clarmont, Sammy Close, Belinda Cope, Megan Croft, Pamela Cummins, John Cummins, Luke Currie, Nalingu Joanne Davis, Lyndon Deemera, Edward de Jersey, …

  • # 33610

    [GABORI, Sally]. EVANS, Brett et al.

    The Bentinck Project

    Woolloongabba, Qld. : Woolloongabba Art Gallery, 2006. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 57, illustrated. Contents: Burldamurra rarumbanda maku : three Kaiadilt women : Nicholas Evans, Penny Johnson Mirdidingkingathi juwarnda : Sally Gabori Thunduyingathi bijarrb : May Moodoonuthi Wirrngajingathi bijarrb kurdalangk / Dawn Naranatjil Who are the Kaiadilt people, where do they come from and where does …

  • # 33444

    Compiler unidentified.

    “Photographs of Australia, New Guinea & New Britain. Through army eyes” : an album compiled by a member of 3rd Australian Division Concert Party, 1942-1945.

    Photograph album. Oblong quarto, 250 x 340 mm, quarter cloth over papered boards decorated and lettered by hand (scattered stains, splits to cloth spine), the front pastedown with a rare concert programme from the Gracie Fields Show at Wewak on 21 August 1945, signed by the famous English entertainer herself; the album contains approximately 300 …

  • # 33293

    HURLEY, Frank (1885-1962); STOLL FILM CO. LTD.

    Pearls and Savages : programme produced for screenings of the Frank Hurley film at the Polytechnic Theatre, London, 1924.

    Cover title: The Stoll Film Co. Ltd., presents Captain Frank Hurley and “Pearls and savages”. The remarkable film record of his adventures in the air, on sea and land, among the Headhunters of New Guinea. The Polytechnic Cinema Theatre, Regent Street, W. London : Stoll Film Co. Ltd., [1924]. Quarto (280 x 220 mm), original …

  • # 33207

    ZIEGLER, Oswald L. (publisher); HURLEY, Frank (photographer)

    Australia 1788-1938. (With an archive of unique ephemera associated with Ziegler’s publications for the Sesquicentenary)

    Sydney, N.S.W. : Simmons Limited, 1938. “Produced by Oswald L. Ziegler under the authority of Australia’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council and in collaboration with its publicity committee.” (title page). Elephant folio (440 x 310 mm), publisher’s tan leather over boards (lightly rubbed and marked), upper board with black leather panel lettered in gilt 150 Years; all …

  • # 33307


    Your holiday in Queensland

    Brisbane : Government printer, [circa 1950]. Single sheet, 430 x 555 mm, folding to 215 x 140 mm, colour photographic illustrations, map; a fine example. A well designed Queensland tourist brochure.

  • # 33340

    WHARTON, Captain W. J. L.

    Captain Cook’s journal during his first voyage round the world made in H. M. Bark “Endeavour” 1768 – 71.

    A literal transcription of the original MSS. With notes and introduction. Illustrated by maps and facsimiles. London : Elliot Stock, 1893. Large octavo, publisher’s green cloth (hinges strengthened), armorial bookplate of George Herbert Wailes to front pastedown, fore and lower edges uncut, pp. lvi; 400; maps and plates, including three large folding charts in rear …

  • # 29148

    [THORNE, Ebenezer]

    The Queen of the Colonies; or, Queensland as I knew it

    By an eight years’ resident. London : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1876. Octavo, gilt-lettered green cloth, bevelled edges (rubbed), folding frontispiece map, pp. viii; 352; 40 (publisher’s catalogue), a few pages roughly opened, a very good copy. Written by “an eight years resident” this work was aimed at educating the English market about …

  • # 16509

    STRUTT, Fred L.

    The song of an outback bloke and other verses

    Cover: Australian sentiment for Australians. [Rockhampton] : Rockhampton Sub-Branch R.S.S.I.L.A., n.d. [1926?]. Duodecimo, original grey wrappers printed in blue (somewhat stained), staple bound, title page with ownership inscriptions, pp 42; contents clean and sound, a good copy. Scarce publication of poetry inspired by the author’s experiences in western Queensland. Only a handful of copies are …

  • # 32983

    BUTLER, Sally

    Our way : contemporary Aboriginal art from Lockhart River

    Brisbane : University of Queensland Press, 2007. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. xxv; 136, extensively illustrated. The ‘Art Gang’ (a work gang whose occupation is art work and related activities), as they are known locally and now more widely, emerged in 1995. They are supported and work professionally through the Lockhart River Community Art …

  • # 33233

    DAVIDSON, D'lan; HAYWARD, Fiona; HANSEN, David

    Sotheby’s Australia. Important Aboriginal Art. Melbourne, 7 June 2011.

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s Australia, 2011. Auction catalogue. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 196, with 176 lots, all illustrated in colour, and index of artists; contains many important works by contemporary artists, but also a number of early Arnhem Land barks, three major Albert Namatjira paintings, traditional artefacts, wandjina paintings from the Kimberley, …

  • # 32325

    WESTALL, William (1781-1850)

    William Westall, voyage artist: autograph receipt for the sale a drawing for Mrs. Haldimand, dated 31 October 1826.

    Manuscript in ink on laid paper, 75 x 180 mm; dated ‘Oct. 31st 1826’, the document is written in Westall’s hand and is worded: ‘Recd. of G. J. Robson Esqre. Ten Guineas for a Drawing for Mrs. Haldimand. [Signed] W. Westall. / £10.10’; blind stamped at left margin ‘Receipt Three Pence’; clean and complete. Rare …

  • # 12250

    Edge-Partington, James (1854-1930)

    Ethnographical album of the Pacific Islands. Third series.

    [Portfolio cover title]. Also titled: An album of the weapons, tools, ornaments, articles of dress &c. of the natives of the Pacific islands. Drawn and described from examples in public & private collections in Australasia by James Edge-Partington. Third series. [London] : Issued for private circulation by James Edge-Partington & Charles Heape, 1898. “Lithographed by Palmer, …

  • # 32646

    COX, James C. (1834-1912)

    [CONCHOLOGY] Distribution of Australasian volutes.

    / By James C. Cox, M.D. Sydney : Printed by Alexander W. Douglas, Atlas Office, Hunter Street, 1872. Octavo (210 x 140 mm), self-wrappers (foxed, and with some water staining to front) with early ownership inscription of J. Brazier; pp 21, [1]; occasional spotting and some pencilled marginalia, lower fore-edge margins of leaves with tiny nick, …