• # 29280

    BROWN, Tony and KOLENBERG, Hendrik

    Skinner Prout in Australia 1840-1848 (signed copy)

    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.

  • # 29286

    JONES, Rhys

    The Tasmanian Aboriginal in Art

    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.

  • # 29330

    Australia. Minister for Markets and Migration.

    Something about Australia

    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 …

  • # 29090

    DALRYMPLE, Alexander (1737-1808)

    An historical collection of the several voyages and discoveries in the South Pacific Ocean.

    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, …

  • # 29076

    BROSSES, Charles de (1709-1777)

    Histoire des navigations aux terres australes

    : 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 …

  • # 28909

    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 …

  • # 28849

    GEDDES, W. R. (William Robert)

    Maori and Aborigine : a comparison of attitudes and policies.

    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., [1962]. 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 …

  • # 29072

    BROWN, George Deas

    Haughton Forrest 1826 – 1925.

    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.

  • # 28651


    Clothing tag for Fitzgerald’s Department Stores, circa 1920.

    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 …

  • # 28523

    JONES, John

    Robert Dowling. Tasmanian son of Empire

    Melbourne : NGV, 2010. Octavo, illustrated boards, pp. 192, illustrated.

  • # 28431

    BAUER, Carl Johann Sigmund, (1780-1857)

    [GLOBE; TASMANIA]. The world with ist [sic] inhabitants.

    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 …

  • # 28109

    CRAIG, Clifford

    Old Tasmanian prints : prepared in Great Britain, Europe and on the mainland of Australia

    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.

  • # 26875

    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 …

  • # 27287


    [MAP] Австралия. / Avstralii︠a︡.

    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 …

  • # 27148

    [GUGK] SERGEEV, S. I. (ed.)

    Атлас мира. Австралия и Океания Антарктида / Atlas mira. Avstralii︠a︡ i Okeanii︠a︡ Antarktida

    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 …

  • # 27130


    Van Diemen’s Land Company : Report to the fifteenth yearly general meeting, 1840.

    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, [1] pp, folding map with hand …