Victoria

  • # 20276

    JOHNSTONE, O'SHANNESSY & CO.

    Photograph of the R.H. Horne portrait medallion by Charles Summers, Melbourne, circa 1865.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 63 mm (mount), recto with contemporary inscription in ink ‘R.H. Horne’, verso with a second inscription in the same hand ‘From a medallion by C. Summers, Melbourne’, and imprinted ‘Johnstone, O’Shannessy & Co. Artist Photographers, 3 Bourke Street, East, next the Post Office, Melbourne’; both the albumen print …

  • # 20795

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Ballaarat, looking N. W. from Mount Bunningyong, 1857

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing and faint tide mark to margin not affecting the image. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). …

  • # 20799

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Kyneton, looking towards the bridge, 1857

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). After the success of Frederick Terry’s ‘Landscape Scenery’ in 1855 …

  • # 20797

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Ballaarat Post Office & Township, from Government enclosure, 1857

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing and faint tide mark to margin not affecting the image. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). …

  • # 20798

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Lydiart St. from Bath’s Hotel, Ballaarat, 1857

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). After the success of Frederick Terry’s ‘Landscape Scenery’ in 1855 …

  • # 20796

    GILL, Samuel Thomas (1818 - 1880); TINGLE, J.

    Ballaarat Flat from the Black Hill, 1857

    Steel engraving, vignette approximately 100 x 160 mm, on sheet 205 x 275 mm, uncoloured as issued, a couple of small spots of foxing and faint tide mark to margin not affecting the image. Published in the volume Victoria Illustrated, Melbourne and Sydney : Sands & Kenny; and Geelong : Thomas Brown, 1857 (Ferguson 9924; Wantrup 260a). …

  • # 20788

    DOW, Hume (editor)

    Memories of Melbourne University : Undergraduate life in the years since 1917. [Together with] : More memories of Melbourne University : Undergraduate life in the years since 1919.

    Melbourne : Hutchinson, 1983; 1985. Two volumes, octavo, boards in dustjackets, pp. xvii; 221; xviii; 198, illustrated. History of the University in the twentieth century.

  • # 20658

    Victoria showing portions of the adjacent colonies of New Sth. Wales, Sth. Australia and Tasmania

    Compiled & engraved at the Department of Lands & Survey, Melbourne, under the direction of A.J. Skene, M.A. Surveyor General ; James Slight, engraver. Melbourne : Department of Crown Lands and Survey [circa 1876]. Engraved map, dissected and laid on linen, 980 x 1340 mm, inset map of Australia, occasional light foxing, in publisher’s cloth case …

  • # 20546

    MACKINTOSH, Jessie

    [BOARD GAME] Race round Australia : an instructive, educational game for two to four players.

    [Collingwood, Vic. : G.N. Raymond, c.1945]. Thick papered boards, 410 x 475 mm, folding, front with pictorial title onlay, original buckram backstrip; fold-out game board with colour design based around a map of Australia with vignette illustrations of native fauna; a fine example (lacking the rare rules sheet). An educational board game designed by the …

  • # 20586

    NATIONAL GAME COMPANY

    [BOARD GAME] The National Football game

    Also titled: Our great game. [Ballarat and Melbourne] : National Game Co., [c.1940]. Thick board, 360 x 360 mm (folding), fold-out colour printed game board depicting an Australian Rules Football match in progress in a large stadium, the grandstands filled with supporters (probably a depiction of the MCG, with some artistic license), the legend “Our Great …

  • # 20382

    CLARKE, Marcus (1846-1881)

    The Austral Edition of the selected works of Marcus Clarke. (With related ephemera)

    Together with a biography and monograph of the deceased author, compiled and edited by Hamilton Mackinnon. Melbourne : Fergusson & Mitchell, Printers, 1890. First collected edition. Thick octavo, in a contemporary full maroon calf binding, boards with double gilt rule, upper board with elaborate monogram of Marcus Clarke stamped in gilt (some wear to edges of …

  • # 20967

    [TWENTIETH CENTURY-FOX]

    Photographic portrait of Australian actress Mary Maguire in Mysterious Mr. Moto, 1938.

    Original promotional photograph for Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation (U.S.A.). Gelatin silver print on glossy paper, 200 x 250 mm, printed caption beneath: Peter Lorre [i.e. Henry Wilcoxon] in “Mysterious Mr. Moto” with Mary Maguire, Henry Wilcoxon, Erik Rhodes, Harold Huber. Contemporary inscription in pencil verso: Mary Maguire, Australian star, pictured with Peter Lorre [Henry Wilcoxon] in “Mysterious Mr. …

  • # 20960

    SHATFORD, R.D.; GODDARD, Arabella (1836-1922)

    Carte de visite of pianist Arabella Goddard, Melbourne, circa 1873.

    Albumen print photograph of a lithograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 64 mm (mount), verso with printed label of R.D. Shatford, Printseller, Picture Frame Maker, Carver, Gilder, etc., 94 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, pin hole to top margin of moun and a few tiny spots of foxing, else in good condition. The eminent English pianist Arabella …

  • # 20918

    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 (slight handling wear), 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 …

  • # 20850

    ELLIOTT & FRY; [CHILDERS, Hugh Culling Eardley Childers, 1827-1896]

    Photographic portrait of Hugh Childers, colonial civil servant and politician, circa 1885.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 104 x 63 mm (mount), recto and verso with imprint of Elliott & Fry, Photographers, London; both the print and mount are in fine condition. Oxford-educated civil servant Hugh Culling Eardley Childers (1827-1896) arrived in Melbourne with his wife in 1850. In 1851 he was appointed inspector of Denominational …

  • # 20685

    J. H. ABBOTT & CO.

    J.H. Abbott & Co. Tanners & Curriers … Pall Mall, Bendigo, High Street, Echuca

    Bendigo, Vic. : Bolton Bros, [1900-1910]. Small quarto (260 x 210 mm), upper wrapper with various calligraphic typefaces, lower wrapper with illustrated advertisement for Abbott’s boots, staple bound, [8] pp, printed on black ink on reddish paper; with product descriptions and prices of all types of footwear, and including illustrations of ladies’ shoes and boots; …