LAPORTE, François Louis Nompar de Caumont de, comte de Castelnau (1810-1880); HUPÉ, Louis Hippolyte (1819-1867); NICOLET, Hercule (1801-1872); GUICHENOT, Alphonse (1809-1876); GERVAIS, Paul (1816-1879)
The French scientific expedition to South America under Castelnau, 1843-47: an archive of proof lithographs (with some original drawings) for zoological plates published in Part VII of Expédition dans les parties centrales de l’Amérique du Sud (1855-59).
The French scientific expedition to the Amazon in 1843-47 was the most important undertaken in South America in the nineteenth century. Organised at the behest of Louis Philippe, it was led by the naturalist François Laporte, comte de Castelnau (1810-1880), who was accompanied by two botanists and a taxidermist. The expedition crossed South America from Rio de Janeiro to Lima, following …
GRAHAM-STEWART, Michael; McWHANNELL, Francis; DICKSON, Jonathan
Melbourne : Michael Graham-Stewart, 2017. Quarto (285 x 230 mm), cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, 280 pp, illustrated in colour throughout with hundreds of photographs documenting the collision of Indigenous Australian and European cultures; the photographs, ranging in date from the 1850s to the 1960s and taken in every region of Australia, represent some …
entworfen und gezeichnet von Dr R. Grundemann, Hilfsprediger (Herbst 1862). Zu haben in den Missionshäusern zu Barmen, Basel, Berlin, Hermannsburg und Leipzig. Im Buchhandel bei H. Petersen in Halle. Der Reinertrag ist zum Besten der Mission bestimmt. Die Ausgabe in andern Sprachen ist vorbehalten. First edition. Leipzig : Geographisch-Lithographisches Institut H. Kunsch, [1862 or 1863]. …
Charles TROEDEL, publisher.
Respectfully dedicated to, and patronized by His Excellency Sir Charles Darling, K.C.B.. by the lithographer and publisher, Charles Troedel. 73, Collins St. E. Melbourne. Melbourne : Charles Troedel, circa 1864. Oblong folio, 412 x 535 mm, publisher’s half red roan over gilt-lettered green cloth (edges rubbed, spine split), front free endpaper creased with edge loss, …
[MARCHAND, Aimé]; EVENING NEWS, SANDHURST (BENDIGO)
[WESTERN DISTRICT] Photographs of The Burns Boys, and the Bark Mill machinery, by which they lost their arms, at Portland.
. Two albumen print photographs, carte de visite format, 104 x 62 mm (mounts); one is a studio portrait of the two Burns brothers showing their amputated arms, the negative with caption in manuscript ‘A.M. Copyright Registered’, verso with printed title in various fonts ‘Photographs of The Burns Boys, and the Bark Mill machinery, by which …
NEW SOUTH WALES. GOVERNMENT.
Port Phillip District land sale document for purchase of an allotment in Warrnambool by Elizabeth Lane, dated 30 March 1848. Signed by Charles Augustus FitzRoy, Governor of New South Wales.
Deed of conveyance printed on parchment, folio (345 x 430 mm), with manuscript entries written in a fine clerical hand; dated 30 March 1848, the document records the “grant by purchase” from the Government of New South Wales of an allotment of land in Warrnambool by one Elizabeth Lane for the sum of £26; the land …
COUNIHAN, Noel et al.
Melbourne : Popular Print Art Group, 1954. Quarto, lettered paper portfolio (a little edge-worn, the tipped-on Noel Counihan linocut on the front panel with a corner creased), four sheets letterpress and fourteen original linocuts of the Eureka Rebellion by Ray Wenban, Noel Counihan, Pat O’Connor, Peter Miller, Ailsa O’Connor, Len Gale, Ernie McFarlane, Maurice Carter, …
J.C. WILLIAMSON THEATRES LTD.
Souvenir of J.C. Williamson Theatres Ltd.’s Presentation of Evie Hayes and Rene Paul in Call Me Madam.
With Sid Lawson, Cast, Chorus and Ballet. Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse … Produced by John Casson. Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by George Carden. Musical Director Leo Packer. Scenery designed and painted by J. Alan Kenyon with Cecil Newman and assistants. Melbourne : J.C. Williamson Theatres …
HIDE & DE CARLE
Melbourne : Hide & De Carle, 1858. Æ penny, diameter 34 mm, weight 14.8 grams. Obverse: At centre within two concentric rings of text devided by a beaded circle, a male lion standing to left with head crowned facing front, its right paw is raised and rests on a shield bearing the Union Jack, its …
L.J. MORGAN PTY. LTD. (MELBOURNE)
Melbourne : L.J. Morgan, [c.1955]. Folding leaflet, sheet size 280 x 160 mm, folding to 140 x 80 mm,  panels with colour illustrations and technical information, rear panel with company details; very good condition. Appears unrecorded.
JOHN McILWRAITH INDUSTRIES LTD. (MELBOURNE)
Melbourne : John McIlwraith Industries, 1960. Small quarto (240 x 185 mm), original cloth backed pictorial stiff wrappers (mild corner creasing), pp xii, 116, illustrations throughout (some colour); a very good copy. Melbourne trade catalogue with prices for homebuilding supplies and domestic appliances. McIlwraith had retail outlets In Little Collins Street, Preston, Caulfield, Geelong and …
Cover: Mitre 10, the Hardware Men – Australia’s Largest Building and Plumbing Suppliers. [Melbourne] : Mitre 10, . Small oblong quarto (173 x 235 mm), pictorial stiff wrappers (some silverfishing at edges and around spine), staple bound, 96 pp, photographic and line illustrations, advertisements; all products have prices printed beside them; internally clean and sound; …
[PRINCESS THEATRE, MELBOURNE?]
Melbourne : McCarron, Bird & Co., . Small oblong quarto, original pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with small red ink mark), staple bound, 19 pp, photographic illustrations of the cast and scenes from the play by Falk Studios and Talma Studios; music notation; a very good copy. Rare souvenir programme for the 1896 Melbourne production of …
[Melbourne : J.C. Williamson, 1900]. Small quarto, original green wrappers with embossed gold lettering, original red ribbon ties,  pp, illustrated with photographic plates (5 full page) by Talma Studios, including individual and group cast shots, and view of Her Majesty’s Theatre on opening night; a fine copy of a beautifully produced Melbourne theatre programme. …
PIKE, Harold (editor); CAPITOL THEATRE, MELBOURNE
[MELBOURNE] Capitol Theatre souvenir : to mark the occasion of the visit to Melbourne of Mr. Adolph Zukor, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Paramount Pictures, Inc., and Mr. John W. Hicks, Jnr., Vice-President of Paramount Pictures, Inc.
[Cover title]. Melbourne : Capitol Theatre, August 11, 1939. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, staple bound, 14 pp, photographic illustrations, advertisements for Paramount Pictures and the Capitol Theatre on inner wrappers; a near fine copy. Very scarce. Appears unrecorded in Australian collections.
W.F. VALE & CO.
[MELBOURNE] Saturday, April 4, 1914 … By Order of the Trustees, to wind up the Estate. Glen Huntly : Glen Huntly, Booran and Neerim Roads, Roseberry and Manchester Groves, and Latrobe Street. 17 Business and Residential Sites.
Right on the Electric Tram Line, 5 minutes from Glen Huntly Station, and 10 minutes from Caulfield Station, occupying excellent postions in this Progressive Suburb. All Main Streets with Gas, Water and Electric Light Mains laid on. Melbourne : W.F. Vale & Co. [auctioneers], 285 Collins Street, . Chromolithographed real estate auction poster, 495 x …