SMITH, Colin G.
Melbourne : the author, 2013. Quarto, laminated boards, pp. 458, illustrated. Signed by the author. In 1988 Colin Smith began researching the history of renowned Australian potter, Merric Boyd and his family in Murrumbeena and the relationship they had with their local community. This research would become Merric Boyd and Murrumbeena The Life of an …
[Mornington, Vic.] : Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre, . Quarto, illustrated wrappers (after Loudon Sainthill, lightly marked), pp. 22, illustrated. Touring exhibition held at the Regional Galleries of Victoria.
VICTORIAN ARTISTS' SOCIETY
Melbourne : Victorian Artists’ Society , 1939. Octavo, lettered self-wrappers, pp. , catalogue of 210 works.
VAN STRATEN, Frank (1936 - )
At head of title: Mike Walsh presents. North Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty. Ltd., 2018. Large quarto (310 x 250 mm), publisher’s pictorial papered boards in identically illustrated dust jacket, pp 336, profusely illustrated in colour and b/w; a new copy, still sealed in publisher’s shrinkwrap. A superbly researched, illustrated and produced hommage …
HANSEN, David (curator)
Morwell [Vic.] : Latrobe Valley Arts Centre, 1990. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 65, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 2000 copies. Essays by David Hansen. Includes works by Kevin Mortensen, Rodney Forbes, Peter Cole, Euan Heng, Clive Murray-White, and others.
GRANT, Kirsty et al.
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, circa 2010. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (featuring Margaret Preston), pp. 224, illustrated. Illustrated catalogue of the Joseph Brown collection, one of the great bequests of Australian art to a public institution.
STEWART & CO.
[CIRCUS HISTORY] Unzie, the Circassian youth, with W. E. Jackson, “The New Zealand Tom Thumb”. Melbourne, October 1886.
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 102 x 62 mm (mount); verso with imprint of ‘Stewart & Co., Photographers, Miniature & Portrait Painters, 217 & 219 Bourke St. East, Melbourne’; both the print and mount are in fine condition. In 1886, when this photograph was taken in Melbourne, Unzie – an albino man – was …
GRIFFIN ADVERTISING COMPANY; ARBUCKLE, WADDELL PTY. LTD. (PRINTERS)
[WHITE AUSTRALIA POLICY] Prospectus of “Australia Unlimited” and a few facts and figures showing the wisdom of immediate investment. (Two variant printer’s proofs).
Melbourne : Arbuckle, Waddell Pty. Ltd., printers, 20-22 McKillop Street, [circa 1930]. Two octavo-size bookets (185 x 112 mm) with variant covers, staple bound, both of  pages and with a generic text aimed at encouraging land investment in Melbourne; however, the pair are customised for different land agents – one for T. M. Burke …
The Commonwealth of Australia. Inaugural Celebrations at Sydney 1901. The Government of New South Wales requests the honor of your presence at a Pyrotechnical Illumination of Sydney Harbour on the 4th January 1901.
[Sydney : Government printer, 1900]. Chromolithograph printed on white card, 137 x 226 mm; illustrated with a view of a ship passing through Sydney Heads, flanked by the coats of arms and flags of The Commonwealth of Australia and Great Britain; the invitee is not named, the word ‘your’ being supplied in manuscript; residual old …
[GILL, S. T.]
London : Joseph, Myers & Co., 1862 (printed in Hamburg by C. Adler’s Printing Establishment). Chromolithographed and engraved folding card in the shape of a rose, custom mounted in a perspex display stand, with the original gilt-printed envelope honouring Burke and Wills (two old tape stains); a very good example. A significant and very rare …
SHEPPARTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
[Shepparton, Vic.] : Shepparton Chamber of Commerce, 1939. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 68, illustrated. A fine copy, scarce.
STANFORD & CO. (MELBOURNE)
Melbourne : Stanford & Co., Colonial Agents for the Singer Manufacturing Company, Corner of Bourke and Russell Streets, 1877. Octavo leaflet (215 x 140 mm),  pp, lithograph printed in blue on mauve paper, front with vignette illustration of Stanford & Co.’s head agency in Melbourne; paper toned and with a few light marks to …
BIRNIE, Richard (1808-1888)
/ By Richard Birnie, Esq., M.A., Barrister-at-Law. [Selected and reprinted from “The Australasian”]. Melbourne : Alex M’Kinley & Co., Printers & Publishers, 61 Queen Street, 1879. Octavo (187 mm), publisher’s gilt-stamped red cloth over boards (scattered ink marks and small stains), spine lettered in gilt (softened at ends); a presentation copy from the author, inscribed …
ROBB, E. M.
Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens Limited, 1934. Oblong folio, lettered cloth (flecked), illustrated. Photographically illustrated history of Toorak and the surrounding suburbs of Malvern, Prahran, South Yarra and Hawthorn. A fine record of nineteenth century colonial architecture and society in Melbourne.
BROADBENT, George R.
Geo. R. Broadbent’s new and revised motor guide, Melbourne to Sydney, and back : the grand overland tour, with sectional maps of route and detailed description of road in both directions, also intermediate and aggregate mileage, hotels, garages, &c.
Melbourne : Geo. R. Broadbent (F. W. Niven Pty. Ltd, printers), . Small oblong quarto (150 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers, staple bound; pp 28 (Broadbent’s motor route, Melbourne to Sydney (and back)), vii; 29 (Broadbent’s motor route Sydney to Melbourne (and back)); maps, illustrations, advertisements; a near fine example. Very scarce. Trove locates …
BOTTERILL, J. (John)
[RUTHERGLEN] Photographic portraits of Christina Marion Cullen and her younger brother Angus Fraser Cullen. Taken in Melbourne, circa 1874.
Two albumen print photographs, carte de visite format, 104 x 63 mm, versos with the illustrated imprint in gilt of ‘J. Botterill, Photographer, Bee-Hive Chambers, Elizabeth Street’, and with contemporary identifying captions in ink: ‘Christina Marion Cullen aged 3 years 8 months’ and ‘Angus Fraser Cullen aged 2 1/2 years’, respectively; both prints and both …