• # 21294

    MAGRA, James Maria (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. …

  • # 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 …

  • # 22259

    GRUNDEMANN, Reinhold

    [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. First edition. Leipzig : Geographisch-Lithographisches Institut H. Kunsch, [1862 or 1863]. …

  • # 22367

    GODYN, C.J.; KISSNER, John (illustrator)

    Pitt Burn : ein australisches Busch-Erlebnis

    Stuttgart : Friedrich Andreas Perthes, 1926. Octavo, original pictorial cloth over boards (lightly marked), colour frontispiece plate, pp vii, 253, [2] (publisher’s advertisements), with 39 line-drawn illustrations (many full page); text in German, in Fraktur. Adventure story for children set in Queensland, about a white girl who is looked after by an Aboriginal tribe. A …

  • # 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 …

  • # 21942

    ARROWSMITH, John (1790 - 1873)

    The South Eastern portion of Australia; compiled from the colonial surveys, and from details furnished by exploratory expeditions.

    London : John Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square, 2d June 1841. Steel engraved map, dissected and laid on linen, contemporary outline hand colour, 533 x 655 mm, publisher’s case of patterned cloth with green title label Map of the colony of New South Wales, a fine and clean example. First published in 1838, Arrowsmith’s fine map of …

  • # 21653

    [WEITMEYER, Thorvald Peter Ludwig]

    Missing friends : being the adventures of a Danish emigrant in Queensland (1871-1880).

    London : T. Fisher Unwin, [1892]. Octavo, original decorated red cloth lettered in gilt (rubbed, slightly canted, spine darkened), hinges cracked, pastedown with later bookplate, pp x, 312; illustrated with b/w frontispiece and plates; internally very clean, a good copy.

  • # 22033

    Beautiful Brisbane : 48 views

    [Brisbane : s.n, circa 1910]. Oblong folio, lettered with small view, a little dusty and marked, pp. [24]. illustrated with panoramic views of South Brisbane, the University, the Botanical Gardens, Victoria Bridge, Kangaroo Point, Hamilton, Milton, etc. Rare. Two examples recorded in Australian libraries (SLQ; NLA).

  • # 22208


    After Many Days. Being the Reminiscences of Cuthbert Fetherstonhaugh

    Melbourne : E.W. Cole, 1917. Octavo, green cloth (rubbed), portrait frontispiece, pp. 416, illustrated. First edition. Pastoral history of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.

  • # 21498


    Changing places : Brisbane / Jan Jorgensen

    [Brisbane] : Jan Jorgensen and Martin Jorgensen, [2012]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, colour illustrations throughout. Catalogue of works with short poem accompanying each painting. Inscribed ” with best wishes, Jan Jorgensen x”.

  • # 22126

    SMITH, Ian

    Ian Smith at the Museum of Contemporary Art / April 17 – May 27 1988

    Brisbane : Museum of Contemporary Art, 1988. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 79, colour illustrations throughout. Exhibition catalogue featuring an interview with the artist by Rod Collie.

  • # 22114

    BAKER, James

    Exhibition to mark the opening of the Museum of Contemporary Art – Brisbane 18th July 1987

    Brisbane : Museum of Contemporary Art, 1987. Quarto, white wrappers, pp. 83, illustrations throughout. Catalogue of the first exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

  • # 22090

    SMITH, Ian

    Ian Smith : bridges

    Brisbane : Brisbane City Council, 1999. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, folding card with 8 page insert. Exhibition catalogue with list of 9 works and artists curriculum vitae.

  • # 21996


    Walkabout : The early art of the Australian Aborigines / L’art ancien des Aborigènes d’australie

    And a selection of early Eskimo art / Et une sélection d’art eskimo ancien. Paris : Galerie Meyer, 2012. Catalogue of an exhibition held Sept. 11- Oct. 20, 2012, in conjunction with the Parcours des Mondes tribal art fair in Paris. Quarto, laminated card covers, 46 pp, colour illustrations of artefacts and reproductions of nineteenth …

  • # 21649

    DAVITT, Michael

    [PRISONS] Life and progress in Australasia

    London : Methuen & Co., 1898. First edition. “Methuen’s Colonial Library”. Octavo, publisher’s blue cloth over boards (rubbed and lightly marked), spine lettered in gilt, later bookplate to first blank, gift inscription dated 1904 to half-title,  pp xx, 470 + 40 (publisher’s catalogue); 2 colour folding maps (a short edge tear to the first); foxing …

  • # 21633

    Artist unknown.

    [POSTER] Land rights before games.

    Picket Fri. 17 Sept. 12.30pm Chifley Sq. / Public meeting Film: ‘Dirt Cheap’ 7pm. Friday 17th. Surry Hills Neighborhood Centre cnr. Crown & Collins Sts. / March & Rally Sun. 26 Sept. meet 2pm cnr Botany Rd & Redfern St. march to Hyde Park for concert & speakers. [Sydney : s.n., 1982]. Poster, screenprint, printed …