Tasmania

  • # 15271

GREENWOOD, John; SPEAK, Henry

A small archive of letters relating to the Baptist community at Constitution Hill, Van Diemen’s Land, 1860-62.

$3,000.00

    # 15271

    GREENWOOD, John; SPEAK, Henry

    A small archive of letters relating to the Baptist community at Constitution Hill, Van Diemen’s Land, 1860-62.

    The unpublished letters in this recently discovered archive were written at Constitution Hill, north of Hobart Town, by John Greenwood (1778-1866), a devout Baptist and uncle of the noted early Tasmanian Baptist, Henry Speak. They are addressed to Greenwood’s former Baptist friends in New York State, where Greenwood had lived for a period earlier in his life after emigrating …

  • [UNIQUE EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY] Convict once. “With Illustrations by M. and E. D’Arcy”.
STEPHENS, James Brunton; D'ARCY, Mary and Ellen
# 14524

    # 14522

    HINGSTON, James

    Guide for excursionists from Melbourne.

    dedicated to all in search of Health, Recreation, and Pleasure. Melbourne : H. Thomas, 1868. First edition. Duodecimo, original flush-cut limp green cloth with gilt stamped design to upper board spelling the word ‘OUTS’, pp 256, [8 blank], [55 advertisements], a very good copy. A fascinating primary source for the social history of Melbourne and …

  • Oh Australia!
STANTON, Don E.
# 14882

    # 14882

    STANTON, Don E.

    Oh Australia!

    Bermagui Sth., N.S.W. : Maranatha Revival Crusade, [1979]. Series: Monthly Message, no. 26. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with stain), stapled, 112 pp, illustrated; a couple of annotations in biro, otherwise a very good copy. “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people” (title page). Christian religious pamphlet written by an …

  • [THYLACINE] Official Guide to the Zoological Society of London.
MITCHELL, Peter Chalmers
# 14950

    # 14950

    MITCHELL, Peter Chalmers

    [THYLACINE] Official Guide to the Zoological Society of London.

    Cover title: The Zoological Society, London. Official Guide to the Gardens Regents Park. London : Harrison & Sons [for The Zoological Society], [1929]. 26th edition. Royal octavo, original pictorial stiff wrappers (a little creased), pp i-xviii, 1-106, xix-xxii, photographic illustrations, folding map; bottom corners dog-eared and some damp marks to outer leaves; else a good …

  • Stone implements of the Australian Aborigine. Guide to the classified collection
KENYON, Alfred Stephen
# 14911

    # 14911

    KENYON, Alfred Stephen

    Stone implements of the Australian Aborigine. Guide to the classified collection

    in the Australian Room, National Museum, Public Library Buildings, Melbourne, arranged for the Australian meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Melbourne : Arnale and Jackson Press, 1914. Octavo, printed green wrappers, staple bound, 16 pp; a good copy. The collection is comprised mainly of artefacts from southeastern Australia, but also includes stone …

  • New states for Australia : The Australian Institute of Polictical Science ;
PARKER, R.S. (Robert Stewart) et al.
# 14904

    # 14904

    PARKER, R.S. (Robert Stewart) et al.

    New states for Australia : The Australian Institute of Polictical Science ;

    Spring Forum ; 1955 ; Proceedings. Sydney : Australian Institute of Polictical Science, 1955. Quarto, original card covers, roneo printed, 90 pp, 1 folding table, 3 folding maps; a very good copy. Contains four papers delivered at the Armidale forum by R.S. Parker (New states for Australia : why new states?), J. MacDonald Holmes (The proposed …

  • The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1829)
ROSS, James (1786-1838)
# 14853

    # 14853

    ROSS, James (1786-1838)

    The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1829)

    Hobart : James Ross, Government Printer, 1829. A complete run of 50 issues for the year 1829: vol. XIV, no. 660, January 3, 1829 – vol. XIV, no. 709, December 26, 1829. Large quarto, bound in contemporary blue-papered boards with manuscript dates to front and spine; most issues [4] pp; some issues with supplement (Government …

  • The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1828)
ROSS, James (1786-1838)
# 14854

    # 14854

    ROSS, James (1786-1838)

    The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1828)

    Hobart : James Ross, Government Printer, 1828. A complete run of 52 issues for the year 1828: vol. XIII, no. 608, January 5, 1828 – vol. XIII, no. 659, December 27, 1828. Large quarto, bound in contemporary blue-papered boards with manuscript dates to front and spine; most issues [4] pp; some issues with supplement (Government …

  • The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1837)
ROSS, James (1786-1838)
# 14855

    # 14855

    ROSS, James (1786-1838)

    The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1837)

    Hobart : James Ross and George Howe, Government Printers, 1835. A virtually complete run of 51 issues for 1837: vol. XXII, no. 1075, January 6, 1837 – vol. XXII, no. 1126, December 29, 1837 (missing no. 1078; but including the “Extraordinary issue” of July 11 1837). Quarto, all issues stitch bound, various paginations; a number …

  • The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1835)
ROSS, James (1786-1838)
# 14856

    # 14856

    ROSS, James (1786-1838)

    The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1835)

    Hobart : James Ross and George Howe, Government Printers, 1835. A complete run of 52 issues for 1835: vol. XX, no. 970, January 1, 1835 – vol. XIX, no. 1021, December 25, 1835. Quarto, all issues stitch bound, various paginations; a number of issues with supplements (Government acts); some issues with subscriber's name [H.B. Fortesse] …

  • The Hobart Town Gazette (complete run of issues for the year 1835)
ROSS, James (1786-1838)
# 14856

    # 14857

    ROSS, James (1786-1838)

    The Hobart Town Gazette (virtually complete run of issues for the year 1834)

    Hobart : James Ross and George Howe, Government Printers, 1834. A run of 49 issues for 1834: vol. XIX, no. 919, January 10, 1834 – vol. XIX, no. 968, December 18, 1834 (missing nos. 918; 928; 969). Quarto, all issues stitch bound, various paginations; a number of issues with supplements (Government acts); some issues with …

  • Tasmanian Smelting Co. Works, Zeehan, Tasmania, circa 1910
Photographer unknown.
# 14800

    # 14800

    Photographer unknown.

    Tasmanian Smelting Co. Works, Zeehan, Tasmania, circa 1910

    Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 84 x 84 mm, small typed paper label with caption '104. Zeehan'; in fine condition.

  • The Tasmanian. Volume II, number 56. March 21, 1828. Subscriber copy of P.A. Mulgrave.
[MULGRAVE, Peter Archer, 1778-1847]
# 14472

    # 14472

    [MULGRAVE, Peter Archer, 1778-1847]

    The Tasmanian. Volume II, number 56. March 21, 1828. Subscriber copy of P.A. Mulgrave.

    Hobart Town : Printed and published by John Campbell MacDougall, at the Tasmanian Office, Elizabeth Street, March 21 1828. Folio newspaper, [4] pp, upper margin of first page with subscriber's name 'P.A. Mulgrave, J.P.' inscribed in ink and 2d newspaper duty stamp in orange; old folds (some tearing along the fold lines); a fragile but …

  • Great suffragette demonstration in London. The Australian section
ROSE STEREOGRAPH CO.
# 14528

    # 14528

    ROSE STEREOGRAPH CO.

    Great suffragette demonstration in London. The Australian section

    forming up on the Thames Embankment. Melbourne ; Sydney ; Wellington ; London : The Rose Stereograph Co., [1911]. Stereoscopic gelatin silver print photograph (mount 95 x 175 mm), from the series Great suffragette demonstration in London, serial no. 11,954, printed title beneath the images; recto of mount imprinted The Rose Stereographs Melbourne ; Sydney …

  • Geographie, ofte beginselen der Land-Beschryvinge, zoo als die in haer eygen aerd, in verdeeling
GOESIN, Petrus de
# 14628

    # 14628

    GOESIN, Petrus de

    Geographie, ofte beginselen der Land-Beschryvinge, zoo als die in haer eygen aerd, in verdeeling

    van Landen en Gewesten met Wateren en Zee-en sig bevinden, en door Bergen, Rivieren en Stroomen onderscheiden zyn; als mede den principaelsten Koophandel die in elke Landen verrigt worden. Tot Gend [Ghent] : Petrus de Goesin, [1762]. Duodecimo, contemporary calf (heavily rubbed and scuffed), spine with raised bands, compartments with stamped floral design in gilt …

  • Manuscript map of Australia, dated 1835
Gourié, E.
# 14233

    # 14233

    Gourié, E.

    Manuscript map of Australia, dated 1835

    Ink and wash on paper, 350 x 455 mm (sheet); laid down on modern backing sheet; some loss along the early vertical fold line (mainly at the extremities) and in bottom left corner of sheet. A relatively early manuscript map showing Australia and Van Diemen's Land, as well as New Guinea and parts of the …

  • [TASMANIA] Pollard’s Lilliputian Opera Co., in Audran’s Comic Opera in 3 Acts “La Mascotte”
POLLARD'S LILLIPUTIAN OPERA CO. [CORINTHIAN THEATRE, CALCUTTA]
# 14144

    # 14144

    POLLARD'S LILLIPUTIAN OPERA CO. [CORINTHIAN THEATRE, CALCUTTA]

    [TASMANIA] Pollard’s Lilliputian Opera Co., in Audran’s Comic Opera in 3 Acts “La Mascotte”

    At head of text: Corinthian Theatre, Monday, December 21st 1896. Grand Vice-Regal Command Night! Under the Distinguished Patromage of Their Excellencies The Right Hon'ble Earl of Elgin, Lady Elgin and Suite. Calcutta : Cones & Co., 1896. Broadside, 350 x 200 mm, printed in blue ink on pink silk; a few small rust marks at right …

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    # 2049

    [TASMANIA; MELBOURNE] Archive of ephemera relating to Robert William Nutt, lawyer and politician

    Robert William Nutt (1813-1891) was one of Van Diemen's Land's pre-eminent early lawyers, practicing in partnership with Gamaliel Butler in Hobart Town in the 1840s. He was also a Member of the Legislative Council of Van Diemen's Land for 1851-52. In the late 1850s he relocated to Melbourne to work with James Hunter Ross, one …

  • Presentation album of photographs by J.H. Lithgow, Launceston, Tasmania, 1900
LITHGOW, J.H.
# 14009

    # 14009

    LITHGOW, J.H.

    Presentation album of photographs by J.H. Lithgow, Launceston, Tasmania, 1900

    Oblong quarto, half morocco over gilt lettered cloth boards (rubbed, lower board discoloured), front paste-down with calligraphic manuscript presentation inscription 'Mr. & Mrs. R.W. Hart. With sincere wishes for their Happiness and Prosperity, from Mr. & Mrs. J.H. Lithgow. 17.4.1900'; containing [24] toned carbon print photographs in format 150 x 200 mm, mounted recto and …

  • Silver miners near Zeehan, northwest Tasmania, 1891-94
BISHOP-OSBORNE, John
# 14008

    # 14008

    BISHOP-OSBORNE, John

    Silver miners near Zeehan, northwest Tasmania, 1891-94

    Silver albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 110 x 160 mm, verso with wet stamp of J. Bishop-Osborne; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition.  According to Davies and Stanbury (Mechanical Eye), the Hobart photographer John Bishop-Osborne was based at Zeehan in the state's northwest between 1891 and 1894. Large deposits of …

  • Report from Select Committee on the colonial military expenditure :
# 13978

    # 13978

    Report from Select Committee on the colonial military expenditure :

    With the minutes of evidence, appendix, and index. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be printed, 7 August 1834. Folio, parliamentary paper, disbound, pp. viii; 181; [149], folioated in pen upper right corner, a fine copy.  Parliamentary inquiry into the expenditure at military garrisons in British colonies, including Malta, Gibralter, the West Indies, West …

  • [THYLACINE; ABORIGINES] Australie
SOCIETE ECONOMIQUE D'ALIMENTATION, LYON.
# 13798

    # 13798

    SOCIETE ECONOMIQUE D'ALIMENTATION, LYON.

    [THYLACINE; ABORIGINES] Australie

    Lyon : Société Economique d'Alimentation, [c.1910]. Trade card, 73 x 166 mm, recto with chromolithographed design featuring a thylacine, Australian Aborigines and mia-mia, and a sulphur-crested cockatoo; verso with printed information about the Société Economique d'Alimentation in Lyon; in fine condition.

  • A travers l’hémisphère sud
MICHEL, Ernest
# 13839

    # 13839

    MICHEL, Ernest

    A travers l’hémisphère sud

    : Equateur, Panama, Antilles, Mexique, Iles Sandwich, Nouvelle-Zélande, Tasmanie, Australie. Limoges : Marc Barbou, n.d. [c.1890]. Quarto, publisher's pictorial cloth gilt (rubbed), front hinge weakened, all edges gilt, 296 pp, illustrated with lithographed plates and line drawings in the text; scattered foxing; a good copy.  French travel memoir which includes detailed accounts of visits to …

  • John Batman, the founder of Victoria (Presentation copy inscribed for Redmond Barry)
BONWICK, James
# 13591

    # 13591

    BONWICK, James

    John Batman, the founder of Victoria (Presentation copy inscribed for Redmond Barry)

    Melbourne : Fergusson and Moore, 1868. Second edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free-endpaper for “His Honour Sir Redmond Barry”. Small octavo, original blind embossed green cloth with gilt lettering to upper board, front pastedown with armorial bookplate of John McMahon and bookplate of John Chapman tipped in, pp 105, [2] …

  • [IMMIGRATION] Australia : its resources and production
AUSTRALIA. DEPARTMENT OF MARKETS AND MIGRATION.
# 13297

    # 13297

    AUSTRALIA. DEPARTMENT OF MARKETS AND MIGRATION.

    [IMMIGRATION] Australia : its resources and production

    /​ issued on behalf of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia under the authority of the Minister for Markets and Migration. Melbourne : Dept. of Markets and Migration, 1926. Small quarto, original pictorial wrappers, 96 pp, black and white photographic illustrations, statistical tables; a fine copy. Copies of this edition are recorded in four …

  • The Museum, Hobart, in course of construction
Photographer unknown.
# 12828

    # 12828

    Photographer unknown.

    The Museum, Hobart, in course of construction

    [Title from later nineteenth century inscription verso]. Circa 1861. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 68 x 75 mm, on buff card mount, verso with later nineteenth century inscription in ink “The Museum Hobart in course of construction”; no photographer's imprint; the left hand albumen print unevenly trimmed; otherwise the prints are in good …

  • Relics of Sir John Franklin’s Expedition, recently brought home by Captn. McClintock R.N.
CHEYNE, John Powles
# 12742

    # 12742

    CHEYNE, John Powles

    Relics of Sir John Franklin’s Expedition, recently brought home by Captn. McClintock R.N.

    Sent here by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. [Title from ms. label in image] [London : s.n., c.1861]. Stereographic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 74 x 65 mm (irregular), on pale yellow card mount; verso blank; the albumen prints are in fine condition and the mount is free from foxing. In 1861, with …

  • Road to Mt. Wellington, near Springs
MORRIS, Alfred
# 12825

    # 12825

    MORRIS, Alfred

    Road to Mt. Wellington, near Springs

    [Title from contemporary pencil inscription verso]. Circa 1865. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 75 x 75 mm (irregular), on sky blue card mount, embossed imprint at right margin “A. Morris Photo.”; the left hand albumen print has two small spots of surface loss (at left edge and in the sky area); the right …

  • Falls of the Clyde, Tasmania
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)
# 12747

    # 12747

    CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)

    Falls of the Clyde, Tasmania

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. 1861-1865. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 80 x 80 mm, on pale cream coloured card mount; the albumen prints are in good condition.

  • Hobart Town from the tower of St. David’s
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)
# 12745

    # 12745

    CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)

    Hobart Town from the tower of St. David’s

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. 1861-1865. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 80 x 80 mm, on pale grey card mount; the albumen prints are in good condition.

  • St. David’s, Hobart Town, Tasmania
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)
# 12744

    # 12744

    CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)

    St. David’s, Hobart Town, Tasmania

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. 1861-1865. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 80 x 80 mm, on pale yellow card mount; the albumen prints are in good condition.

  • Hobart Town from the Wharf
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)
# 12743

    # 12743

    CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)

    Hobart Town from the Wharf

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. 1861-1865. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 80 x 80 mm, on pale yellow card mount; a 15 mm tear at upper edge, otherwise the albumen prints are in good condition.

  • The life and labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania [Presentation copy]
BACKHOUSE, James (1794-1869); TYLOR, Charles
# 12284

    # 12284

    BACKHOUSE, James (1794-1869); TYLOR, Charles

    The life and labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania [Presentation copy]

    London : A. W. Bennett; York : Thomas Brady, 1862. First edition. Octavo, publisher's blind blocked brown cloth boards (rubbed), spine with gilt lettering and ornament, a presentation copy inscribed by the author on the first blank: “Sarah Jane Backhouse, Darlington, from her afft. Uncle, James Backhouse of York. 1862”; frontispiece lithographed portrait of Geo. …

  • [TASMANIA] The Convict Railway, P.A. [Port Arthur]
BEATTIE, John Watt (1859-1930); MUNDY, Godfrey Charles (1804-1860)
# 1213

    # 12134

    BEATTIE, John Watt (1859-1930); MUNDY, Godfrey Charles (1804-1860)

    [TASMANIA] The Convict Railway, P.A. [Port Arthur]

    Hobart : J.W. Beattie, [between 1895 and 1900]. Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm, mount with contemporary manuscript caption The Convict Railway, P.A., and stamped imprint with manuscript entries of J.W. Beattie, Hobart, no. 482B Lecture no. 16, with small label numbered 2; in fine condition. A photographic image of a drawing …

  • [TASMANIA] Souvenir of Scottsdale centenary celebrations 1855-1955
# 11931

    # 11931

    [TASMANIA] Souvenir of Scottsdale centenary celebrations 1855-1955

    [Scottsdale, Tas. : s.n., 1955]. Oblong octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers, 40 pp, illustrated, a good copy. 

  • The convict king : being the life and adventures of Jorgen Jorgenson, monarch of Iceland,
HOGAN, James Francis [JORGENSON, Jorgen, 1780-1841]
# 11826

    # 11826

    HOGAN, James Francis [JORGENSON, Jorgen, 1780-1841]

    The convict king : being the life and adventures of Jorgen Jorgenson, monarch of Iceland,

    naval captain, revolutionist, British diplomatic agent, author, dramatist, preacher, political prisoner, gambler, hospital dispenser, continental traveller, explorer, editor, expatriated exile, and colonial constable / retold by James Francis Hogan. Series: Walch's series of books of Old Van Diemen's Land. No. 3. Hobart, Tas. : J. Walch &​ Sons, [1892?]. First Australian edition. Small octavo, original …

  • Jorgenson : a shred of autobiography
JORGENSON, Jorgen (1780-1841
# 11809

    # 11809

    JORGENSON, Jorgen (1780-1841)

    Jorgenson : a shred of autobiography

    Also titled: The progress of a convict. Adelaide : Sullivan's Cove, 1981. Edition limited to 375 numbered copies (no. 94). Narrow quarto, publisher's blue cloth in dust jacket, title page with colour portrait of Jorgenson, 96 pp, a fine copy. First published in two parts in Ross's Hobart town almanack, 1835 (Ferguson no. 2021) and in …

  • [BALLAD] Van Dieman’s (sic) Land
Anon.
# 11413

    # 11413

    Anon.

    [BALLAD] Van Dieman’s (sic) Land

    IN: The everlasting songster, containing a great variety of sentimental, comic and other songs, for the present year. Lincoln : Printed by and for R.E. Leary, Silver-Street [c.1825]. Small octavo, title leaf with woodcut vignette, [22] pp, closely trimmed, but crisp and clean; an unrecorded ballad pamphlet. [BOUND WITH] The Royal Visit, containing a full …

  • Pictorial souvenir of Launceston (Tasmania) and surrounding tourist resorts,
SPURLINGS PTY. LTD.
# 11365

    # 11365

    SPURLINGS PTY. LTD.

    Pictorial souvenir of Launceston (Tasmania) and surrounding tourist resorts,

    containing fifty artistic and up-to-date views by Spurlings Pty. Ltd. Launceston. Cover: … fifty-one artistic views. Launceston : Spurlings Pty. Ltd., [c.1925]. Oblong quarto, publisher's stiff pictorial wrappers (small amount of silverfishing to lower wrapper), [32] pp, all half tone photographic plates, contents exceptionally clean.

  • Tasmania illustrated : a complete pictorial record containing 122 views
SPURLINGS PTY. LTD.
# 11364

    # 11364

    SPURLINGS PTY. LTD.

    Tasmania illustrated : a complete pictorial record containing 122 views

    of all parts of the Garden Isle. / plates engraved, printed and bound at “The Examiner” and “Weekly Courier” offices ; photographs by Spurlings Pty. Ltd. Launceston : Spurlings, [c.1920]. Oblong folio (310 x 500 mm), original cloth backed pictorial stiff wrappers printed in gold, black and cream, staple bound, [48] pp, all half tone photographic …

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    # 11283

    CAVERHILL, Jane Blackwood (née MACK)

    “Early life in Australia”, 1840 to 1889. Copy of journal written by Mrs. John Caverhill, née Mack

    Head of title: Greenburn, Reston, Berwickshire. 2nd October, 1881. [U.K. : circa 1920]. Disbound typed manuscript, recto only of 23 quarto leaves, preceded by a typed title page, the final page with typed explanation “Written by my Mother, Jane Blackwood Mack, who married John Caverhill, eldest son of William Cavehill Crichness Duns and Helen Caverhill née Mack …

  • [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM] Tasmanian scenes.
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890)
# 11018

    # 11018

    CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890)

    [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM] Tasmanian scenes.

    [Hobart : Samuel Clifford, circa 1873]. Quarto (300 x 245 mm), original tan coloured cloth with gilt stamped title and decoration to front board (rubbed, upper corners worn, spine softened at head and tail), front free-endpaper with contemporary inscription in brown ink S. Clifford Photo., containing 24 albumen print photographs (format 105 x 180 mm) laid …

  • Hop picking, Tasmania
AGENT GENERAL FOR TASMANIA; [BEATTIE, John Watt, 1859-1930]
# 11202

    # 11202

    AGENT GENERAL FOR TASMANIA; [BEATTIE, John Watt, 1859-1930]

    Hop picking, Tasmania

    London : Agent General for Tasmania, [c.1910]. Chromolithographic postcard, 87 x 138 mm, verso imprinted Pictorial Scenes of Tasmania / Published by the Agent General for Tasmania / (6) Hop picking, Tasmania; postally unused, in fine condition. Although not credited, the original photographer was J.W. Beattie.

  • In Port Esperance, Tasmania
ALLPORT, Morton (1830-1878)
# 11001

    # 11001

    ALLPORT, Morton (1830-1878)

    In Port Esperance, Tasmania

    Between 1862 and 1866. Albumen print photograph, 190 x 240 mm, laid down on original album leaf, 270 x 370 mm, contemporary manuscript title in ink beneath the image In Port Esperance, Tasmania; the print is in fine condition with excellent tonal range; the album sheet is entirely frre from foxing.  A rare example of the …

  • [TASMANIA] Hobart Savings Bank passbook belonging to Honora Wallis, 1884
[HOBART SAVINGS BANK]; WALLIS, Honora (1842-1896)
# 10956

    # 10956

    [HOBART SAVINGS BANK]; WALLIS, Honora (1842-1896)

    [TASMANIA] Hobart Savings Bank passbook belonging to Honora Wallis, 1884

    Hobart : Davies Bros., 1884. Duodecimo, original limp parchment wrappers, front with the Bank's official stamp and account number and full ownership signature of Honora Wallis, pp  7, [8], includes the Rules and Regulations, with manuscript clerical entries for transactions in the years 1885-86; extremely well preserved. Honora Wallis (1842-96) was the daughter of Patrick …

  • [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM] Australian Photographs
Various photographers.
# 10408

    # 10408

    Various photographers.

    [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM] Australian Photographs

    1880-1885. A fine nineteenth century album of photographs compiled by a traveller. Oblong folio, 290 x 430 mm, full leather with blind tooled decoration, upper and lower boards with gilt ornament and upper board titled in gilt Australian Photographs, inner boards with gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, containing [119] albumen print photographs in …

  • Le continent australien : ses richesses. Ses productions
Australia. High Commission (Great Britain)
# 10835

    # 10835

    Australia. High Commission (Great Britain)

    Le continent australien : ses richesses. Ses productions

    Londres : publication Officielle rédigée sous lad direction du Haut Commissaire du Gouvernement Australien en Angleterre, [c.1913]. Octavo, publisher's pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with small tape repair at fore-edge), 48 pp, illustrated with half tone photographic plates, map, a very good copy of a scarce booklet intended for prospective French-speaking emigrants to Australia. A single …

  • A far microcosm : building and architecture in Van Diemen’s Land and Tasmania 1803-1914
RATCLIFF, Eric
# 10752

    # 10752

    RATCLIFF, Eric

    A far microcosm : building and architecture in Van Diemen’s Land and Tasmania 1803-1914

    Launceston, Tas. : Fullers Bookshop with Foot and Playsted, 2015. Edition limited to 500 copies. Four volumes, small quarto, pictorial laminated card covers, illustrated, in pictorial slipcase. “A Far Microcosm is a detailed history to 1914 of Tasmania’s architecture, its influences, its construction, and the adaption of forms and building methods to suit the climate …

  • [MANUSCRIPT] Valedictory poem written by a young man emigrating to Australia in 1872
BOYES, Alexander
# 10267

    # 10267

    BOYES, A. [Alexander?]

    [TASMANIA; MANUSCRIPT] Valedictory poem written by a young man to his sweetheart, 1872

    Manuscript in ink, single foolscap sheet of wove paper with Britannia and crown watermark, written on both sides, recto with pen, pencil and wash illustration and calligraphic title at the head Remember Me / Written & com/sd By A. Boyes to S.A.W. July/72; original folds with some short tears, mild corner creasing, but complete, clean and …

  • Map of South Australia, New South Wales, Van Diemens Land, and Settled parts of Australia.
WYLD, James
# 10126

    # 10126

    WYLD, James

    Map of South Australia, New South Wales, Van Diemens Land, and Settled parts of Australia.

    Respectfully dedicated to Major Sir T.L. Mitchell K.t D.C.L. F.G.S. &c Surveyor General of New South Wales …. London : James Wyld, [c.1848]. Engraved map with hand colouring, 620 x 1000 mm, dissected and laid on linen and edged in green silk, as issued, folding to 210 x 130 mm, in original card slipcase with …