• # 19602

    EDWARDS, Geoffrey et al.

    Land of the Golden Fleece – Arthur Streeton in the Western District.

    Geelong : Geelong Art Gallery, 2016. Quarto, printed wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated. Exhibition catalogue, invitation enclosed.

  • # 19954

    STRUTT, William

    Victoria the golden: scenes, sketches, and jottings from nature. Melbourne, Victoria, 1850- 1862.

    With a narrative by Marjorie Tipping. Melbourne: Library Committee, Parliament of Victoria, 1980. Oblong folio, gilt-decorated cloth, glassine wrapper, pp. 84, extensively illustrated.

  • # 19964

    STRIZIC, Mark

    Mark Strizic. Melbourne : marvellous to modern

    Text by Emma Matthews. Introduction by Barry Jones. Melbourne : Thames & Hudson in association with the State Library of Victoria, 2009. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 176, illustrated; a fine copy. Strizic’s iconic images of twentieth century Melbourne. “This work shows us many aspects of Melbourne – its magnificent architectural heritage, its intimate and vibrant …

  • # 20115

    [GILL, S.T.]

    The Melbourne Rose. Part II.

    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 …

  • # 19720

    "Author of Little Jessie" [pseud. of Sarah Maria FOY]

    The Australian babes in the wood : a true story told in rhyme for the young

    / by the author of ‘Little Jessie,’ etc. ; illustrated by Hugh Cameron, J. M’Whirter, G. Hay, J. Lawson, etc., and engraved by R. Paterson. London : Griffith and Farran, 1866. Small octavo, original blind blocked blue cloth boards, upper board with lettering and pictorial device stamped in gilt (boards lightly marked, spine sunned), hinges cracked, …

  • # 20099


    Victoria. Special Lands Purchase. [To George Russell, in the County of Grant, Parish of Burtwarrah. May, 1862. Signed by Governor Barkly].

    Lithograph printed document with manuscript entries on parchment, 330 x 445 mm, recording the purchase of 160 acres of Crown land in the Parish of Burtwarrah, northwest of Geelong, by George Russell of Shelford, sold at public auction at Geelong on 11 April 1862; the document is dated 10 May 1862 and is signed at …

  • # 20075

    WALCH, Johannes (1757-1824)

    Allgemeiner Atlas. Nach den bewährtesten Hülfsmitteln und astronomischen Ortsbestimmungen,

    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 [35] engraved maps, all with some degree of contemporary hand colouring; manuscript foliation and a few …

  • # 20496

    The early history of Mt. Eliza on the Mornington Peninsula

    Mt. Eliza : Mt. Eliza Progress Association, 1926. Octavo, lettered wrappers (slightly sunned), bookplate inside upper wrapper, pp. 32, folding map (small hole), illustrations. Rare original first edition (a reprint was issued in 1985).

  • # 20628

    KELLY, David St. L.

    Convict and free : the master furniture-makers of New South Wales 1788-1851

    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 …

  • # 20246

    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, [1], 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 …

  • # 19799

    FLYNN, John, Rev.

    The Inlander. A Magazine with no Magazine’s Habits. North Australia Centenary Number. September 1924.

    Sydney : Home Mission Board of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, 1924. New Series no. 1, September 1924. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, 104 pp, illustrated with photographic plates, maps; a fine copy.

  • # 19800

    FLYNN, John, Rev.

    The Inlander. A Voice from the Uttermost Frontiers of Settlement in Australia. Central Australia / A.I.M. Medical Service number. October 1927.

    Sydney : Home Mission Board of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, 1927. New Series no. 19, October 1927. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, 96 pp, illustrated with photographic plates, maps; a fine copy.

  • # 20071

    JOHNSTON, Alex. Keith

    Handy Royal Atlas of modern geography

    exhibiting the present condition of geographical discovery and research in the several countries, empires, and states of the world. A new edition. Edinburgh and London : W. & A. K. Johnston, 1877. Folio, half-crushed green morocco over pebbled cloth (rubbed, short split to upper joint); all edges gilt, frontispiece chart of the North Polar regions …

  • # 19669

    RUSSELL, Lynette and ARNOLD, John (eds)

    Indigenous Victorians: repressed, resourceful and respected

    . The LaTrobe Journal No. 85 May 2010. Melbourne : State Library of Victoria, 2010. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 208, illustrated. Special issue of the LaTrobe Journal focussing on indigenous Victorians.

  • # 19471

    LORIMER, Vernon (1888 - 1978)

    Art students annual Bal Masque July 7th 1911

    [Melbourne : s.n., 1911]. Illustrated flyer and detachable ticket to a ball for Melbourne art students, 205 x 90 mm, illustrated with a line block by Vernon Lorimer of a smocked student, with hand colouring; the musical entertainment was Smart & Aumont’s Orchestra; verso blank; fine condition. “Vernon Lorimer, cartoonist, illustrator and commercial artist, trained …

  • # 19404

    GROSSE, Frederick, 1828-1894 (illustrator); SLATER, George (publisher)

    The News Letter of Australasia; or Narrative of events: a Letter to send to friends. Number VIII. February, 1857.

    Melbourne and Sandhurst : George Slater, Publisher, 1857. Cover sheet, 268 x 213 mm, printed on thin letter paper, with wood engraving by Frederick Grosse titled ‘View on the Yarra. – The Willows’, signed in the image at lower right; below the image 6 lines of letterpress describing the scene; original folds, a few small …