[SOUTH AUSTRALIA; IMMIGRATION] Newitt family archive, including ticket to Adelaide from London, 1854.
The following group of original documents and photographs relates to the family of Thomas Newitt, who arrived in Adelaide with his family in 1854. 1. Marriage certificate for Thomas and Mary Ann Newitt, September 7th 1836, in the Parish of St Mary, Lambeth, in the County of Surrey. Thomas Newitt, bachelor; Mary Ann Perry, spinster. …
WOOD, Rex (1906-1970)
[Adelaide : probably between 1930 and 1935]. Watercolour and gouache on paper, sheet 280 x 190 mm, signed lower right ‘Rex Wood’; laid down on original board mount, removed from a frame at some point; in very good condition. Rex Wood was born in Laura, in the Mid North of South Australia in 1906, and …
JOHN MARTIN & CO. LIMITED.
[Adelaide : John Martin & Co., 1930]. Large quarto, pictorial card covers (tiny amount of silverfish damage to rear cover and first and last pages), 72 pp, illustrated in black and white and colour. A scarce and well illustrated catalogue issued by a well-known Adelaide company that includes ready-to-wear fashion, manchester goods, crockery, glassware, haberdashery, …
GILL, Thomas (1849-1923)
Colonel William Light : Founder of Adelaide, sailor, soldier, artist, and the first surveyor-general of South Australia. (Deluxe edition)
Adelaide : R. E. E. Rogers for the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, 1911. Octavo, gilt-illustrated vellum over bevelled boards, top edge gilt, other edges uncut and unopened, marbled endpapers, pp [vi], 108, , 85, photographic plates, folding maps, facsimile documents; includes the Supplement, a reprint of Light’s 1839 ‘Brief Journal’; a …
GRUNDEMANN, Reinhold (1836-1924)
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 …
GRAHAM-STEWART, Michael; McWHANNELL, Francis; DICKSON, Jonathan
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 …
THOMAS, Robert (proprietor)
South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register. Volume 1, Number 19. Saturday, April 28, 1838. Price 6d.
Adelaide : Robert Thomas & Co., 1838. Folio newspaper, 450 x 280 mm, bifolium, 4 pages printed in four columns; original folds, some mild scattered foxing, but a very well preserved example of a fragile early issue of the first newspaper printed in South Australia. The South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register was first published …
The three colonies of Australia : New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia; their pastures, copper mines & gold fields
London : Ingram, Cooke & Co., 1852. First edition. Octavo, gilt-lettered blue cloth (edges rubbed), pp. 427, all edges gilt, illustrated with engravings. History of the Australian colonies with a section on the gold rush. Ferguson 15679
Adelaide : S. A. Government Tourist Bureau, 1962. Tourist brochure, narrow octavo, folding, illustrated in colour, map. Tourism in South Australia
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 …
ECCLESTON, Gregory C.
Melbourne : Evandale Publishing, 2018. Oblong quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. xix; 250; 46 pages of plates, a fine, new copy, signed by the author. “Granville Stapylton Australia Felix 1836 Second-in-command to Major Mitchell is based on the true journals of the pioneer land surveyor Granville Stapylton when he accompanied Major Thomas Mitchell on the famous ‘Australia …
Adelaide : E. Spiller, Government Printer, 1886. Octavo, lithographed green wrappers signed in the image LEO (lower wrapper lost), lithographed title page, pp. 118, internally fine. Prepared for distribution at the Colonial & Indian Exhibition of 1886 in London. The wrapper features charming vignettes of Australian wildlife, indigenous people, and a steam train.
CHAMBERLAYNE, I. (Israel) (1795-1875)
The Australian Captive; or, An Authentic Narrative of fifteen years in the life of Wm. Jackman. In which, among various other adventures, is included a forced residence of a year and a half among the cannibals of Nuyts’ Land, on the coast of the Great Australian Bight. Also including, with other appendices, Australia and its Gold, from the latest and best authorities…
New York : C. M. Saxton, 1859. Third edition. Small octavo, original blind blocked black coth over boards, spine lettered in gilt (spine slightly rolled, front joint with short split in cloth); 2 lithographed frontispiece portraits of Jackman depicted in western clothing and as a naked “captive” (the first with small portion of loss at …
HORNE, G ; AISTON, G.
London : Macmillan, 1924. First edition. Small quarto, publisher’s gilt stamped pictorial green cloth (stamped in blind ‘FILE’), xi, 184 pp, b/w photographic plates and folding colour map, a very good copy. A study of the people east of Lake Eyre, the Wonkonguru. Rare.
Depicted in twenty-six wood engravings and text by Tate Adams. With an Introduction by David Wynn. Melbourne : Lyre Bird Press, 1981. Small quarto, gilt-lettered burgandy cloth in matching slipcase (slightly marked), pp. xvi; 42; (2), illustrated with original wood-engravings by Tate Adams.Limited to 375 copies signed by the artist. Original invitation to the launch …
Adelaide : BMGArt, 1996. Quarto, silver card wrappers, [pp. 24], colour illustrations throughout. Exhibition catalogue with introduction by Helen Ivory and inscription by Danella L.