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 …
FRITH, Frederick (1819-1871)
Silver albumen print mounted on card, 192 x 222 mm (image, oval format), 240 x 285 mm (mount), inscribed in ink by the photographer across the bottom edge of the mount ‘F. Frith. Photo. 1857’ and ‘Mount Wellington’; the print faded in the upper section, otherwise in good condition; the mount toned and with some …
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 …
CHERRY, George (1820-1878)
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 106 x 62 mm, verso with imprint of ‘Geo. Cherry, Hobart Town’; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition. A superb studio portrait by George Cherry, one of Tasmania’s most significant pioneer photographers. English artist George Cherry arrived at Norfolk Island early in 1849 to …
[Errol FLYNN, 1909-1959]
Twenty-one photographic postcards, most coloured, all published in London in the 1930s; various series, including Colourgraph, Picturegoer, and Film Partners; all postally unused, with no writing on the backs; 10 are in superb condition; 11 have an early collector’s pin holes at top and bottom edges; [together with] a 1930s publicity photo of the actor, …
DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882)
A naturalist’s voyage. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S ‘Beagle’
London : John Murray, 1897. Octavo, publisher’s blind blocked dark green cloth (upper board lightly marked), pictorial gilt vignette to upper board, spine lettered in gilt (a little softened at head and foot), hinges starting, decorated endpapers (offsetting), early gift inscription (1899) and owner’s name to front pastedown, frontispiece portrait of Darwin (tissue guard intact), …
MACLEAN, Donald, Rev.
Edinburgh : John Grant, 1911. Octavo, original red cloth boards lettered in black and gilt, top edges gilt; a presentation copy inscribed by the author (a Presbyterian missionary) on the front free-endpaper; pp 157, numerous b/w photographic plates; later bookplate to front pastedown, offsetting to endpapers, mild spotting to fore-edges; a very good inscribed copy. …
Napoli : Raffaele Miranda, 1825. Third edition. Small octavo, contemporary vellum over boards, spine with gilt stamped lettering and ornament; page 2, signed by the author, is a legal statement to the effect that any unsigned copy of this book is to be regarded as counterfeit; pp 212; scattered foxing, title page with red pencil …
HM OFFICE OF WORKS; [MUSGRAVE PARKER, George; MILES, Charlotte Lilian]
Admission ticket, 120 x 150 mm, printed both sides on thin yellow card, recto with red stamp of HM Office of Works, stamped number ‘147’, and the signatures of three friends who attended the post-Coronation procession along The Mall, Tasmanian physician George Musgrave Parker (1885-1965), his future wife Lillian Charlotte Miles (1883-1969, daughter of Tasmanian …
TOZER, Noel; [FRITH, Frederick, 1819-1871 et al.]
[TASMANIA; NEW ZEALAND] Snips & snaps : the Friths : a nineteenth century family of portraitists, miniaturists, caricaturists and photographic artists
Dangar, N.S.W. : Edmund & Alexander, 2018. Large quarto (280 x 260 mm), publisher’s cloth backed pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers; 288 pp, profusely illustrated in colour and black-and-white, maps; a brand new publication. ‘In the early nineteenth century, likenesses in profile, or silhouettes, sometimes delicately highlighted in gold were all ordinary folk could afford. The Frith …
Hobart : Waratah Publications, . Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated. A photographic local history of the Tasmanian township of Richmond.
JAMES ALSTON & SONS.
Alstons’ patent steel windmills, patent steel-framed galvanized stock troughs, pumps, valves and fittings.
South Melbourne : James Alston, [1928?]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 128 pp, illustrated throughout, a fine copy. Approximate dating suggested by reference to a ‘1927 model’. A superbly produced and illustrated agricultural trade catalogue – a goldmine for research into life on the land in Australia in the interwar years. Copies of this edition …
[ROWE, Richard, 1828-1879]
London : Strahan and Company, . Octavo, tan cloth boards (rubbed) with printed device in black to upper board and gilt lettering to spine, patterned endpapers, bookplates of J.B. Prentice to front pastedown and F.G. Coles to free endpaper; pp 351; hinges a little weakened, scattered light foxing; a good copy. Ferguson 15151; Muir 6504.
HEBBLETHWAITE, James (1857-1921)
Sydney : The Bulletin Newspaper Co. Ltd, 1900. Series: The Bulletin booklets.—No. II. ‘Edition limited to 550 copies on paper, (and 2 on vellum); 500 of the paper copies are numbered and are for sale.’ (This is copy no. 492). Octavo, original pictorial red wrappers with yapp edges (sunned, chipped, and with paper splits to …
Melbourne : Georgian House, 1944. First edition. Octavo, pictorial stiff wrappers, stapled, 99 pp, illustrated with line drawings in the text, a very good copy. ‘In this book, the first “anthology” of Australian bushranging, the editor has brought together a variety of narratives from contemporary writers illustrative of that disreputable phase of Australian history which …