South Australia

  • # 29153

    BROWN, Louise et al. (compilers)

    A book of South Australia : women in the first hundred years

    Adelaide : Rigby for the Women’s Centenary Council of S.A., 1936. Quarto, illustrated papered boards (designed by Mary P. Harris), cloth spine (edges rubbed), maps to endpapers (designed by Dorothy Harvie), presentation inscription to front endpaper, pp. 251; (12), illustrated. Includes contributions by Aeneas Gunn, Daisy Bates, Lady Mawson, Tarella Quin Taskein, Stella Bowen, Pixie …

  • # 29242

    An̲anguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation (South Australia)

    Tjukurpa Pulkatjara : the power of the law

    Adelaide : Wakefield Press, 2010. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 112, illustrated. Tjukurpa Pulkatjara: The Power of the Law is an insight into 48 benchmark works by senior artists from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara lands, featuring works from major private and public collections.

  • # 29348

    BERKOFF, Steven (1937 - )

    East : elegy for the East End and its energetic waste

    [Adelaide : s.n., 1978]. Octavo (260 mm), illustrated wrappers, staple bound, [46] pp; printed on cheap newsprint paper; light foxing at edges, but a very good copy. Rare theatre programme for the 1978 Australian tour of Steven Berkoff’s controversial play set in London’s East End, containing the complete playscript as well as an interview with …

  • # 29330

    Australia. Minister for Markets and Migration.

    Something about Australia

    Melbourne : Queen City Printers, for Commonwealth Department of Markets and Migration, 1926. Small narrow quarto, pictorial textured brown paper covers, original green silk ties, 32 pp, chiefly illustrated with half-tone photographic plates of Australian primary and secondaty industries and views of urban centres; a fine copy. Publication designed to attract prospective immigrants to Australia …

  • # 29320

    HYLTON, Jane and NEYLON, John

    Hans Heysen : into the light

    South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2004. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 88, illustrated in colour throughout with images of Heysen’s works, home and the artist himself, text by Jane Hylton and John Neylon on the artist’s watercolour technique and a brief biography, published to coincide with the exhibition of Heysen’s work ‘Into the light: the watercolours …

  • # 29164

    CAMPBELL, Jean

    James Cant & Dora Chapman

    With an introduction by Ron Radford and a memoir by Malcolm Otton. Sydney : The Beagle Press, 1995. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 160, extensively illustrated. A fine copy.

  • # 29135

    RADFORD, Ron

    Our country : Australian Federation Landscapes 1900 – 1914

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 2001. Oblong quarto, laminated pictorial boards, inscription to endpaper, pp. 175, illustrated. Includes works by Frederick McCubbin, Walter Withers, Blamire Young, Hans Heysen, J. J. Hilder, W. Piguinit, Ambrose Paterson, Hayley Lever, Florence Fuller, Penleigh Boyd, Sydney Long, Arthur Streeton, Clara Southern, John William Ashton, Emanuel Phillips Fox …

  • # 28849

    GEDDES, W. R. (William Robert)

    Maori and Aborigine : a comparison of attitudes and policies.

    Presidential address delivered by Professor W. R. Geddes, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Sydney, at A.N.Z.A.A.S. Congress, Brisbane, 1961. Fitzroy, Vic. : W. & J. Barr (Printers) Pty. Ltd., [1962]. Series: Aboriginal Affairs Information Paper Number 1, April 1962. Quarto (280 x 220 mm), self-wrappers (old horizontal fold, sunned, short repair at top edge …

  • # 29111

    WATSON, Penny

    Tjanpi desert weavers (softcover edition)

    Compiled by Penny Watson for Tjanpi Desert Weavers ; Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council. Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, [2012]. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 367, extensively illustrated. Tjanpi Desert Weavers is an employment enterprise within the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council. The latter was formed as a response to the land rights struggles …

  • # 29024

    BARDON, Geoff

    Aboriginal art of the Western Desert

    Melbourne : Rigby, 1979. First edition. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 71, illustrated. A fine copy The first edition of the first book on the Papunya Tula art movement. Includes 24 illustrated works by Old Walter Tjampatjimpa, Johnny Warrangula Tjaparula, Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamara, Old Tutuma Tjapangati, Old Mick Tjakamara, Bill Stockman Tjapaltjari, Johnny …

  • # 28847


    The Desert Aborigines of Australia : exhibition of photographs by Charles P. Mountford from the Sheard Collection in the Public Library of South Australia

    and arranged by the Libraries Board of South Australia for the Fourth Adelaide Festival of Arts March, 1966. Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia, 1966. Small quarto (240 x 180 mm), pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 8 pp; unillustrated catalogue with brief commentary on all 47 photographs in the exhibtion; a very good copy.

  • # 28392

    DORNEY, Muriel

    An adventurous honeymoon : the first motor honeymoon around Australia (signed copy)

    Brisbane : John Dorney, [1928]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, slightly rubbed, tape marks to preliminaries, pp. [vi]; 21; (4 – adverts), map, photographic illustrations. Presentation inscription ‘With compliments from Muriel Dorney) on first blank, the author correcting the publisher’s address on the title page in pen, previous owner’s name to title page, a very good copy. …

  • # 28579


    Whitefield’s Hindmarsh. Pennies for the Poor. Four hundred families amid the dense poverty of Southwark, Hindmarsh, Brompton, Bowden and Devon Park look to us for aid. Giving makes us glad.

    Hindmarsh, S.A. : Whitefield’s Congregational Institute, [circa 1927]. Collection box, 142 x 235 mm (still folded flat), printed in red and blue on white card, with two illustrations; biro mark at one corner, else fine condition. The Whitefield’s Institute was a mission to the Adelaide poor established in 1927 by Rev. Wilfred J. Magor, minister …

  • # 26065

    NIVEN, F. W.

    Map of South Australia – as divided into counties and hundreds, showing post towns, telegraph stations, main roads & railways.

    Compiled from official documents in the Office of the Surveyor General. Ballarat : F. W. Niven, [circa 1876]. Lithographed map, printed in colour, linen backed, folded into a cloth case (worn) with printed title label, 750 x 520 mm, occasional light foxing. Scarce separately issued map of South Australia. While a couple of examples are …

  • # 28434


    Studio portraits of Alexander and Norman Goyder, sons of South Australian Surveyor-General George Woodroffe Goyder. Adelaide, late 1860s.

    I. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 102 x 63 mm (mount); recto with contemporary inscription in ink at lower margin ‘Alexander Goyder’; verso imprinted ‘The Adelaide Photographic Company. F. S. Crawford, Manager’ and with slightly later inscription in ink ‘Alec Goyder, brother of Floey’; print and mount are in very good condition. (Note: …

  • # 28559


    Catalogue of the late Mr. W. Champion Hackett’s library of valuable books including Rare Australiana …. …

    Adelaide : Theodore Bruce & Co., Fine Art Auctioneers, [1938]. Octavo (213 mm), printed brown wrappers (light central vertical fold), staple bound, 72 pp, with brief decsriptions of over 3250 lots; a good copy.