South Australia

  • # 20907


    Photographic portrait of an Aboriginal man holding his hat. Adelaide, 1864-65.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 62 mm (mount); verso with imprinted ‘Photographed by Anson & Francis, Adelaide Photographic Institution, 97 Rundle Street’; the albumen print with a dark tonal range and a few light marks; the mount with mild foxing. A fine full-length portrait of an unidentified Aboriginal man posing shirtless, …

  • # 20785

    DURYEA, Townsend (senior) (1823-1888)

    Photographic portrait of Townsend Duryea (junior), taken by his father, 1871-72.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 106 x 64 mm, recto of mount inscribed in ink in lower margin ‘Jnr. Duryea’; verso with the Townsend Duryea (senior) back mark advertising his firm as ‘By Appointment to H.R.H. the Duke of Edinboro [sic]’ and ‘By Appointment to H.E. Sir Jas. Ferguson [sic], Bart.’; the albumen …

  • # 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 …

  • # 20966

    Photographer unknown.

    [WINE] South Australian grapes.

    Circa 1910. Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm, captioned in the negative South Australian grapes; small contemporary manuscript label with sequence number E113; in fine condition.

  • # 19880

    CARROLL, Alison

    Graven images in the promised land : a history of printmaking in South Australia

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 1981. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 64, illustrated.

  • # 19873

    [HEYSEN, Hans]

    Hans Heysen centenary retrospective 1877 – 1977

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 1977. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 128, illustrated.

  • # 20242

    MILLWARD GREY, F. et al

    The paint pot.

    A magazine of the students of the School of Fine Arts North Adelaide, South Australia MDMXXIX. Volume Two, Number One. Adelaide : School of Fine Arts, 1929. Quarto, plain wrappers (chipped, insect damage to spine), with linocut illustration pasted on, pp. 55, printed in red and black ink, frontispiece woodblock of Aboriginal dancers by F. Millward …

  • # 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 …

  • # 20073

    Share certificate for the South Australia Development Syndicate Limited, 1900.

    [Chester, U.K.] : South Australia Development Syndicate Limited, 1900. Lithographed sheet, 230 x 240 mm, manuscript entries dated 13 June 1900 recording the acquisition of one hundred shares by Roy McGregor Laird, shipbuilder of Birkenhead in the County of Chester; on the reverse is wet stamped ‘Paid a first dividend of 2s per share in …

  • # 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 …

  • # 20515

    DOWIE, John et al

    Two issues of Kalori magazine

    Vol. 2 No. 2 and Vol. 2 No. 12. Adelaide : Royal South Australian Society of Arts, circa 1960. Octavo, illustrated wrappers by John Dowie, pp. 8; 16, includes articles by Ivor Francis, Louis James etc. Scarce art journal from the Royal South Australian Society of Arts.

  • # 20503

    GOODCHILD, John C.

    Drawings of Adelaide

    Sydney : Tyrrell’s Limited, 1924. Octavo, wrappers (spine split, pale water stain to corner of a few pages), 12 plates of views of Adelaide.

  • # 20071

    JOHNSTON, Alex. Keith

    Handy Royal Atlas of modern geography

    exhibiting the present condition of geographical discovery and research in the several countries, empires, and states of the world. A new edition. Edinburgh and London : W. & A. K. Johnston, 1877. Folio, half-crushed green morocco over pebbled cloth (rubbed, short split to upper joint); all edges gilt, frontispiece chart of the North Polar regions …