BROWN, Tony and KOLENBERG, Hendrik
Hobart : The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, 1986. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (rubbed and marked), pp. 80, illustrated. Signed and inscribed by both the authors. Prout’s works in Australia, including studies of indigenous Australians.
Hobart : Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, 1976. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (slightly creased), pp. 24, illustrated. Text by Rhys Jones. A couple of neat pen annotations. Catalogue of 115 works, including works by Arago, Bock, Becker, Dowling, Duterrau, Glover, Gould, Lesueur, Simkinson de Wesselow, Webber and photographs by Nixon, Winter, Woolley, and others.
Australia. Minister for Markets and Migration.
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 …
DALRYMPLE, Alexander (1737-1808)
Being chiefly a literal translation from the Spanish writers. London : Printed for the Author; and sold by J. Nourse, Bookseller in Ordinary to His Majesty; T. Payne, at the Mews-gate; and P. Elmsley, opposite Southampton-street, Strand, 1770-71. First edition, second issue (with dedication in Vol. I dated Jan. 1 1770). Two volumes bound in one, …
BROSSES, Charles de (1709-1777)
: contenant ce que l’on scait des moeurs & des productions des contrées decouvertes jusqu’à ce jour; & où il est traité de l’utilité d’y faire de plus amples découvertes, & des moyens d’y former un établissement. Paris : Chez Durand, 1756. First edition. Two volumes, quarto (260 x 200 mm), contemporary full calf (boards …
MUNDY, Godfrey Charles (1804-1860)
Our antipodes, or, Residence and rambles in the Australasian colonies : with a glimpse of the gold fields.
London : Richard Bentley, 1854. Third edition, revised. Three volumes, octavo, original blue cloth, upper boards with stamped gilt design, spines with gilt lettering (heads and tails softened, edges rubbed), pastedowns with ownership inscription of Alfred Torrensl, pp. 410, 405, 431, illustrated with lithographed plates, contents clean and sound, a very good set. Not in …
GEDDES, W. R. (William Robert)
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., . 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 …
BROWN, George Deas
Melbourne : Malakoff Fine Art Press, 1982. Folio, imitation leather in illustrated dustjacket, 183 pp. extensively illustrated. A fine and scarce monograph on Forrest, printed in a limited edition of 1500 copies plus 150 deluxe copies.
FITZGERALD & CO. (TASMANIA)
Lithograph printed in black on white card, 100 x 62 mm; illustrated, with the text ‘Skinny of Fat – Short or Tall – Makes no difference WE FIT THEM ALL. FITZGERALDS’; verso blank; some rust marks and handling wear. From Wiki: ‘FitzGerald’s Department Stores was Tasmania’s largest chain of department stores. The chain was rebadged and relaunched as Harris …
Melbourne : NGV, 2010. Octavo, illustrated boards, pp. 192, illustrated.
BAUER, Carl Johann Sigmund, (1780-1857)
Nuremberg : Bauer, c. 1830. Original card box with marbled paper sides measuring 60 x 52 x 54 mm, the engraved paper label on lid with title (mis-spelling ‘its’ as ‘ist’) and images of inhabitants from four continents, containing an original miniature terrestrial globe and folding paper concertina of vignettes of the races of the …
Launceston : Foot & Playsted, 1964. Edition limited to 1000 numbered and signed copies. Large octavo, pictorial cloth boards, colour frontispiece, xii, 349 pp, illustrated with 81 plates (7 colour), edges slightly browned, corners slightly bumped, a very good copy.
TILLY, Onora (1773-1857)
Letter to Port Phillip pioneer Charles Parker Tilly from his mother in Falmouth, Cornwall. Dated 9 July, 1839.
[Entire letter]. Manuscript in ink written on 3 sides of a small quarto bifolium (230 x 185 mm); the outer side is addressed Mr. Charles Tilly, care of Messrs Welsh Eddy & Co. Merchants, Launceston, Van Diemen’s Land; the letter itself is headed Tremough, July 9th 1839, is addressed to My Beloved Children and is signed at …
F. A. BROCKHAUS & I. A. EFRON
St. Petersburg : Lit. E. Kadushina, Ekaterina Kanal 100, [between 1890 and 1907]. Colour lithograph folding map, 252 x 336 mm (sheet); scale 1: 16,000,000; inset map of Tasmania; fine condition. From the Russian edition of the Brockhaus and Efron New Encylopedic Dictionary, a comprehensive multi-volume encyclopedia in Russian which was published in Imperial Russia …
[GUGK] SERGEEV, S. I. (ed.)
Moskva : Glav. upr. geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1982. Folio (335 mm), publisher’s pictorial laminated wrappers, pp 24; table of contents, symbols, abbreviations etc. (3-5), full-page colour maps with differing scales (6-15), index (17-24); text in Russian; a good, clean copy. Second edition (first published 1980) of this official Soviet government atlas …
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND COMPANY.
Cover title: Report made to the fifteenth yearly general meeting of the Van Diemen’s Land Company, held at the Company’s office, in Old Broad Street, the 16th March, 1840. London : Printed by George Woodfall, Angel Court, Skinner Street, 1840. Octavo (220 x 145 mm), original printed wrappers, 19,  pp, folding map with hand …