RUSSELL, Henry (1812-1900) (music); CARTER, Harry Lee (words)
/ written and sung by Harry Lee Carter in his entertainment of “The Two Lands of Gold”. Also sung by George Henry Russell, in Mr. Payne’s popular entertainment, “A Night in the Lands of Gold.” Music composed by Henry Russell. London : Musical Bouquet Office ; J. Allen, . Series: Musical Bouquet ; no. 691-692. …
TURNBULL (LEAKE) (née GELLION), Mary (1841-1920) (compiler); BONNEY, Frederic (1842–1921) (photographer)
Two albums of photographs and ephemera compiled by Mrs Mary Turnbull (Leake), including photographs of Aborigines on Momba Station near Wilcannia, New South Wales, and a studio portrait of pastoral heiress Letitia Sarah Leake, of Glencoe Station, South Australia. Late 1870s to early 1880s.
Album 1. Quarto (280 x 220 mm), gilt-ruled half brown morocco over tan pebbled cloth boards (detached from contents), upper board with the initials ‘M. T.’ stamped in gilt, spine with raised gilt bands; all edges gilt, front pastedown with binder’s ticket of Charlwood & Son, Bourke Street, Melbourne;  leaves (thickish paper stock, the …
[BURKE AND WILLS]. ROYAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Melbourne : Royal Society of Victoria, [1863-73]. Small folio (315 x 200 mm), original printed papered limp boards (scuffed and marked) with cloth back strip; pp. [vi], 8, 4, 2, 6, 4, 4, 8, 6, 6, 8 (all on blue paper) + 16 (last leaf blank) on white; complete, with all of the reports in …
THE UNION MANUFACTURING & AGENCY COMPANY
General Catalogue. The Union Manufacturing & Agency Company, 299 Elizabeth Street near G.P.O., Melbourne.
Melbourne : Alpha Printing Co., 71-73 Hardware St., [c.1930]. Octavo (185 x 125 mm), colour pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with original owner’s name, chipped at fore-edge, corners bent; spine ends with short paper splits); pp 160; line-drawn illustrations throughout; ownership inscription in pencil to first page, corners dog-eared, but contents clean; order form loosely inserted. …
PILLISCHER, M. (Moritz) (1819-1893)
[Title from manuscript caption on label]. [Circa 1873]. Microscope slide, 75 x 26 mm, original paper label affixed, imprinted with the name of the maker ‘M. Pillischer, Optician. 88 New Bond Street, London W. Prize Medal 1851, 1855, 1862, 1873’, and with the maker’s caption in ink ‘Australian Gold Nuggets’; the central raised circular section …
A tinted studio portrait of a wealthy lady wearing a silk dress and coat, and lace shawl, holding a parasol. Melbourne, 1863-65.
Albumen print photograph with hand colouring, carte de visite format, 99 x 61 mm (mount); verso with imprint of ‘Perry, 49 Elizabeth St., Melbourne’; both print and mount are in excellent condition.
View of Melbourne looking southwest from St. Patrick’s Cathedral, with the temporary Homœopathic Hospital and Dispensary, Spring Street, at centre. 1876-1885.
Albumen print photograph, 133 x 182 mm, laid down on its original mount of thin card, 190 x 250 mm; no photographer’s imprint; a sharp image in very good condition (a few spots of pale foxing in the sky area of the print and in the margins of the mount). A rare view of the …
COOPER, John Butler
Compiled by order of the Malvern Council by John Butler Cooper. Melbourne : Specialty Press Pty. Ltd., 1935. Octavo, gilt-lettered imitation leather (slightly marked), top edge gilt, patterned endpapers, pp. xii, 268, photographic plates, presentation inscription from the Secretary, City of Malvern to half-title, internally clean.
[VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. COLLECTOR OF INTERNAL REVENUE]
[TASMANIA; WINE] Licence issued to Messrs. Henty & Company, Launceston, in pursuance of An Act for the Licensing of Wholesale Dealers in Wine and Sprituous Liquors. January 1842.
[Hobart Town : s.n.], 1842. Foolscap folio, 330 x 200 mm, letterpress printed recto only on laid paper with Britannia watermark; the manuscript entries record the successful application by Messrs. Henty & Co., Launceston, for a licence ‘to be a Dealer, under the said Act, In Wine and in Brandy, Rum, Gin, Whiskey, Cordials, and …
GLENNY, Henry; [CHUCK, Thomas Foster]
[Circa 1870]. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 104 x 64 mm (mount), recto and verso with imprint of ‘H. Glenny, Dublin and Melbourne Portrait Rooms, Main Road, Ballarat East, Victoria, Australia’, the posthumously published albumen print taken from the original image by Melbourne photographer Thomas Foster Chuck; in fine condition. John Pascoe Fawkner …
[YORKE, C. E.]
Manuscript letter from the Anglican parishioners of Casterton, Victoria, to Rev. C. E. Yorke, accompanying a presentation made to him in July 1871, prior to his departure from the Wannon.
Foolscap folio bifolium (267 x 212 mm),  pp, manuscript in ink, written on the first side only; headed ‘Casterton, Victoria, 15th July 1871’, addressed ‘To The Revd Mr. C. E. Yorke’ and signed by 26 of his Wannon district; original folds, in very good condition. ‘Revd. & Dear Sir, We the undersigned residents of …
Mornington, Vic. : Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, . Quarto, illustrated wrappers (lightly rubbed), pp. 40, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 2000 copies. Includes works by Penleigh Boyd, John Perceval, Rupert Bunny, Eugene von Guerard, Louis Buvelot, Walter Withers, Nicolas Chevalier, Rick Amor, Arthur Boyd, Arthur StreetonHugh Ramsay, Fred Williams, Violet Teague and others.
Ballarat : Art Gallery of Ballarat, 2018. Quarto, laminated card wrappers, pp. 212, illustrated. The history was commissioned by the Art Gallery of Ballarat Association, the community organisation which founded the Gallery in 1884 and still exists as a support organisation for the Gallery. The book is intended to celebrate the human story of the …
NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1936. Octavo, lettered wrappers (foxed), pp. 28], illustrated. Early book on the transformative bequest of Alfred Felton to the National Gallery of Victoria.
CABOURET, Mark R.
Dissertatio inauguralis. Hawksburn, Vic. : Naturalistes et Chasseurs (Dr Mark Cabouret), December 2014. Edition limited to 200 copies. Quarto, pictorial laminated covers, pp x, 52, colour illustrations, with numerous folding plates, a new copy. Meticulously researched and handsome in its design, Cabouret’s splendidly illustrated monograph on Cayley makes an important contribution to the study of …
PURARI ACTION GROUP (PARDY, Rob; PARSONS, Mike; SIEMON, Don; WIGGLESWORTH, Ann)
Fitzroy, Vic. : International Development Action for Purari Action Group, 1978. Quarto (270 x 200 mm), pictorial stiff wrappers; pp , 221; with artwork by Jeff Stewart, maps; a good copy. An environmental impact study compiled by a group of Melbourne conservation activists. ‘Four years before Papua New Guinea became independent, investigations began into the …