BROUGHTON, William Robert (1762 - 1821)
Voyage de Découvertes dans la partie septentrionale de L´Ocean Pacifique, fait par le capitaine W. R. Broughton, commandant la corvette de S. M. La Providence et sa conserve, pendant les années 1795, 1796, 1797 et 1798;
dans lequel il a parcouru et visité la côte d’Asie, depuis le 35e degré nord, jusqu’au 52e; l’île d’Insu, ordinairement appelée Jesso; les côtes nord, est et sud du Japon; les îles de Likeujo et autres îles voisines, ainsi que la côte de Corée. Tr. par odre de S.E. le ministre de la marine et …
WEBB'S HOTEL (JOHN WEBB)
A Hobart Town “bar tab” : for pastoralist and politician James McLanachan, drinker and guest at Webb’s Hotel, Murray Street, August – September, 1868.
Lithographed letterhead for Webb’s Hotel, Murray Street, Hobart Town (John Webb, proprietor), 410 x 170 mm; simply dated ‘September 1868’, the manuscript entries are a running account for James McLanachan, Esq. (landowner at Tunbridge, north of Oatlands, and member of the House of Assembly), for alcoholic beverages consumed at the hotel between 10 August and …
WALCH, Johannes (1757-1824)
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  engraved maps, all with some degree of contemporary hand colouring; manuscript foliation and a few …
KELLY, David St. L.
Kew, Victoria : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2014. Quarto, green cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, 377 pp, 24 full-page colour plates and black-and-white illustrations in the text, an as-new copy of a superbly produced publication, one which will surely become an essential reference on the subject. The biographies and work of more than 80 of …
Launceston : Tasmanian Historical Research Association, 1961. Edition limited to 1000 numbered and signed copies (no. 103). Large octavo, pictorial cloth boards, x, 172 pp, illustrated with black and white plates, a very good copy.
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, , 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 …
Paris : Pierre Bergé & Associés; Sotheby’s, 2016. Quarto, papered boards, unpaginated, extensively illustrated. With the pocketbook for recording prices at the auction. Incredible collection of antiquarian books from the library of Pierre Bergé
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.
GOSSELIN, Hellier Robert Hadley (1849-1924)
Manuscript diary recording an Englishman’s outward voyage to New Zealand via Hobart Town, his tour of the North Island, and homeward voyage on s.s. Ruapehu, June – October 1894.
Small pocket diary (163 x 113 mm), limp roan covers with later handwritten paper label ‘Old diaries / Hellier Gosselin’, approximately 75 pages neatly written in ink, recording the owner’s journey to New Zealand, out via the Cape of Good Hope and Hobart Town, home via Cape Horn (both voyages on s.s. Ruapehu), and his …
London : John Murray, 1824. Second edition. Two volumes, octavo, full calf, gilt-lettered to spine, lightly scuffed, expertly rebacked, bookplates to endpapers, pp. xix; 370; 399; four large folding charts, overall a very good copy. A classic account of arctic exploration by the future Governor of Tasmania.
Architecture and society in New South Wales 1788-1842. Sydney : Hordern House in association with the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 1997. Quarto, cloth covered boards, pictorial dust jacket, pp. 400, limited to 2000 copies, contains 24 colour plates and over 100 monochrome plates, contains in-depth academic text on the architecture of houses …
Containing a full report of the past season’s racing, jockey’s register, trainers’ register, racing colours, sales of blood stock, index to running horses, length of courses etc. Rules of racing, scale of weights for age, list of winning horses, sires of the season, winners of the principal Tasmanian, Australian and English races. Stud book of …
CRAIG, Clifford; MEAD, Isabella
Reprinted with original pagination from the Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Volume 97. Hobart : L. G. Shea, Government Printer, 1963. Quarto, stapled wrappers, pp. 49 – 51, 10 black-and-white plates of colonial Tasmanian architecture.
Albumen print photograph, 175 x 210 mm, laid down on its original nineteenth-century album page of thin card, captioned in ink beneath image ‘View on Huon Road, Tasmania’; a very strong print in fine condition; on the same mount are 3 other albumen prints in identical format (1 recto, 2 verso) showing views of New …
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890)
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 62 x 104 mm, recto imprinted ‘Samuel Clifford’ at right margin of mount, verso with Clifford’s back mark featuring an illustration of the medal awarded to him at the Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition, 1866, for ‘Architectural & Landscape Photography’, and also mentioning his exhibit at the New Zealand Exhibition (Dunedin) in …
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 105 x 62 mm, verso imprinted ‘Stewart, & Co., Photographers, 21, Harrington-street, Hobart Town’; the subject’s cheeks have faint rose-coloured hand tinting; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition. A very early Hobart Town carte de visite portrait with a rare back mark. The studio …