South Australia

  • # 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 …

  • # 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 …

  • # 20246

    SAINT-YVES, G. (Georges)


    Tours : Alfred Mame et Fils, [c.1900]. Quarto, publisher’s pictorial red percaline decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, pp 398, [1], wood engraved illustrations, maps; text in French; a superb copy. This strikingly beautiful and lavish fin de siècle French children’s book has much significant Australian content. The first 150 pages are devoted to …

  • # 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.

  • # 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 …

  • # 20333

    Commonwealth Railways. Across Australia’s centre

    Central Australia Railway. North Australia Railway. S.l. : Commonwealth Railways, circa 1960. Tourist brochure, folded sheet. pp. [8], illustrated, map. Tourist railway from Adelaide to Darwin.

  • # 19801

    FLYNN, John, Rev.

    Northern Territory and Central Australia : a call to the Church.

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson Ltd., 1912. First edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers (sunned, paper chipped at head of spine), frontispiece portrait of Flynn, 46 pp, with 15 photographic plates, folding map; a fine copy; A.I.M. compliments slip loosely enclosed.

  • # 19737


    S. T. Gill. The South Australian years 1839 – 1852

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 1986. Oblong quarto, boards in dustjacket, gift inscription to endpaper, pp. viii; 120, a fine copy.

  • # 19519


    [BOER WAR] Private Joseph Mander, 1st South Australian Mounted Rifles, and Trooper Leslie Champness, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

    Adelaide, S.A. : Frühling Studio, [probably late 1899 and early 1901, respectively]. Two albumen print photographs, standard cabinet card format (mounts 165 x 106 mm), both with the imprint of Frühling Studio, 63 Rundle Street, Adelaide, and with a later family member’s identifying captions in pen recto and verso; the full figure portrait of Champness is in …

  • # 19477

    STEVENSON, Molly

    Original drawing design of advertisement for Prestige Hosiery

    [Adelaide? : late 1920s]. Pen and ink drawing on artist’s board, 585 x 412 mm, signed lower right, titled ‘Prestige Hose for holiday wear’, featuring a young woman elegantly attired standing by a pond with ducks in the foreground, light foxing and soiling. Prestige Hosiery was established in Adelaide in 1921 and enjoyed rapid expansion …