• # 23116

    [ROOTSEY, Joe]

    Joe Rootsey : Queensland Aboriginal painter 1918-63

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 2010. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 79. Published for the Queensland Art Gallery’s exhibition of Rootsey’s works, illustrated with over 70 colour and black and white images.

  • # 23023

    WRIGHT, George P[arkinson]. (photographer and publisher)

    Brisbane and Environs Illustrated: Twelve Views of the Scenery of the City and Neighbourhood.

    Second Series … [Contents …] Photographed by Geo. P. Wright, Creek Street, (Opposite the Union Bank) Brisbane. MDCCCLXXVIII. At head of title: Under the Patronage of His Excellency the Governor. Brisbane : George P. Wright [printed by Cleghorn & Co.], 1878. Oblong folio, original half morocco over brown cloth boards with gilt lettering (boards marked and …

  • # 22982

    WILSON, Gavin

    Encounters with country : landscapes of Ray Crooke.

    Cairns, Qld. : Cairns Regional Gallery, 2005. Small square quarto, pictorial card covers, 72 pp, illustrated with colour plates throughout; a fine copy.

  • # 22975

    SAINI, Balwant and JOYCE, Ray

    The Australian house. Homes of the tropical north

    Sydney : Lansdowne Press, 1982. 1986 reprint. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp.128, illustrated, bookplate to endpaper, light foxing to preliminaries. Architecture found in Northern Australia.

  • # 22246

    KERRY, Charles (1857-1928)

    Photographic portraits of Aborigines from New South Wales, Queensland and Northern Territory, 1892-95.

    Suite of fifteen albumen print photographs, format 200 x 150 mm; each with blind stamp of ‘Kerry & Co. Photo, 308 George St. Sydney’ and with manuscript sequence number and title in the negative; a few with some toning or fading, but the majority are strong prints in very good condition; mounted and framed. Northern Territory subjects: 605. Port …

  • # 20782

    BAILEY, Nathan; [LEICHHARDT, Ludwig, 1813-c.1848]

    [LUDWIG LEICHHARDT] The universal etymological English dictionary:

    … The second edition, with many additions. London : Thomas Cox, 1731. Thick octavo, contemporary half calf over marbled papered boards (a little worn), the personal copy of the explorer Ludwig Leichhardt, his ownership signature in ink ‘L. Leichhardt’ on a binder’s blank at the rear; front free-endpaper with later ownership inscription of Thomas Hughes …

  • # 22618

    IRELAND, John; TELLER, Thomas (editor)

    The Shipwrecked orphans. A true narrative of the shipwreck and sufferings of John Ireland and William Doyley who were wrecked in the ship Charles Eaton on an island in the South Seas.

    New Haven, Connecticut : S. Babcock, [1845]. Series: Teller’s Tales, New Series, no. 5. Probably the first American edition. Square duodecimo, original decorative stiff wrappers (rubbed and darkened; short tears at fore-edge of upper wrapper; paper loss along spine), lower wrapper with publisher’s advertisement; front free-endpaper with ownership inscription dated January 1, 1846; title page …

  • # 21294

    MAGRA, James Maria (c. 1746-1806) (attributed)

    A Journal of a Voyage round the World in His Majesty’s Ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771;

    Undertaken in Pursuit of Natural Knowledge, at the Desire of the Royal Society: containing All the various Occurrences of the Voyage, with Descriptions of several new discovered Countries in the Southern Hemisphere; and Accounts of their Soil and Productions; and of many Singularities in the Structure, Apparel, Customs, Manners, Policy, Manufactures, &c. of their Inhabitants. …

  • # 22259

    GRUNDEMANN, Reinhold (1836-1924)

    [MAP] Missions-Weltkarte zur Übersicht sämmtlicher evangelischen Missions-Gebiete,

    entworfen und gezeichnet von Dr R. Grundemann, Hilfsprediger (Herbst 1862). Zu haben in den Missionshäusern zu Barmen, Basel, Berlin, Hermannsburg und Leipzig. Im Buchhandel bei H. Petersen in Halle. Der Reinertrag ist zum Besten der Mission bestimmt. Die Ausgabe in andern Sprachen ist vorbehalten. Leipzig : Geographisch-Lithographisches Institut H. Kunsch, [1862 or 1863]. First edition. Lithographed …

  • # 22609

    GOLDSMITH, Alfred Joseph

    The Burnett and Kennedy Bridges, Bundaberg, Queensland.

    [Excerpt from the Minutes of proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, London, vol. 153, session 1902-1903, pt. 3]. London : Institution of Civil Engineers, 1903. Octavo, original printed grey wrappers, (spine sunned, some light marks), 15 pp, foldout engineering plans; a good copy. The first Kennedy Bridge was completed in 1878. It was a …

  • # 22315

    Holiday with the happy people on Hayman Island, the Great Barrier Reef

    [S.l. : s.n.] : circa 1975. Tourist brochure, pp. [8], stapled and folded, illustrated. Queensland kitsch at its finest.

  • # 22200

    Decorative letterhead of The Brisbane Gas Company (Queensland), dated 1869.

    Lithographed letterhead, 165 x 208 mm, with manuscript dated 11 February 1869, being a receipt issued by the Company for its payment of the balance of an account for the delivery of a cargo of coal by Captain McLachlan of the ship “Policeman”; 1d duty stamp affixed; light toning and fold lines, a very good …

  • # 22465

    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 …

  • # 22332


    Lindeman on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia

    The island a pricess chose. [Mackay? Lindeman Island, circa 1960]. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, trifold, folding, illustrated in colour. Tourism in the South Pacific

  • # 22331


    Lindeman Island on the Great Barrier Reef via Mackay, Queensland, Australia

    Cruise and tariff brochure. [Mackay? Lindeman Island, circa 1960]. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, trifold, folding, illustrated in blue tone. Tourism in the South Pacific

  • # 22169

    BRAY, Vincent (1933 - )

    Lyre Bird and Mount Isa Mine

    With an introduction by Geoffrey Blainey. Townsville : Lyre Bird Press and Melbourne : Zimmer Editions, 2013. Folio (525 x 415 mm), full blind-embossed cloth binding by Norbert Herold with pictorial inlay, dustjacket, unpaginated, six black and white reproduced drawings by Vincent Bray, two double page, introduction by Blainey, text on Mount Isa Mine by Barry …