Fremantle : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 195. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (handling crease), review copy slip inside upper wrapper, pp. 216, illustrated.
DAMPIER, William (1652-1715)
[DAMPIER]. Nouveau voyage autour du monde ; ou l’on decrit en particulier l’isthme de l’Amerique … plusieurs cotes & isles des Indes Occidentales, les isles du Cap Verd, le passage par la Terre del Fuego, les Cotes Meridionales du Chili, du Perou, & du Mexique, l’Isle de Guam, Mindanao, & des autres Philippines, les Isles Orientales qui sont pres de Cambodie, de la Chine, Formosa, Lucon, Celebes, &c. la Nouvelle Hollande,
les Isles de Sumatra, de Nicobar, de Saint Helene, & le Cap de Bonne-Esperance. Ou l’on traite des differens terroirs de tous ces pays, de leurs ports, des plantes, des fruits, & des animaux qu’on y trouve : de leurs habitans, de leurs coutumes, de leur religion, de leur gouvernement, de leur negoce, &c. Rouen : …
ELLIS, Rennie (1940-2003)
Pegasus C-type digital print, 290 x 430 mm; unsigned; unmounted; an artist’s proof print made under the supervision of Rennie Ellis in preparation for the book Life’s Still a Beach. Reproduced on page 45 of Rennie Ellis’ Life’s still a beach (Melbourne : Hardie Grant Publishing, 1998).
NORTHFIELD, James (1887-1973) (artist); AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL TRAVEL ASSOCIATION
Melbourne : Australian National Travel Association (Printed at The Specialty Press), March 1939. Small quarto, original pictorial wrappers with designs by James Northfield (the lower wrapper features his bird’s-eye view of Sydney Harbour including the Bridge), staple bound, 20 pp, with b/w photographic illustrations throughout, double-page colour map at centre showing shipping routes to Australia …
QUILTY, Thomas John "Tom" (1887-1979)
/ by Tom Quilty. Published to benefit the Australian Inland Mission and Royal Flying Doctor Service. Sydney : Printed and published for the author by Bridge Printery Pty. Ltd., 1963. Third impression, with additions. Small octavo (190 mm), original gilt lettered and decorated red cloth over grey papered boards lettered in gilt (scattered stains), inscribed …
VANCOUVER, George (1757-1798)
in which the coast of North-West America has been carefully examined and accurately surveyed. Undertaken by his Majesty’s command principally with a view to ascertain the existence of any navigable communication between the North Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans; and performed in the year 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, in the Discovery sloop …
FLINDERS, Matthew (1774-1814)
Observations upon the marine barometer, made during the examination of the coasts of New Holland and New South Wales, in the years 1801, 1802, and 1803.
Contained within: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCVI. Part II. London : printed by W. Bulmer, 1806. Quarto, original plain blue wrappers, pp. iv; 239 – 473; ; 12 engraved plates (some folding), the plates foxed but the text clean, all edges uncut and a little dusty, a fine …
Paris ; Lyon : Lecoffre fils et cie., . First edition. Large octavo, contemporary quarter green morocco over marbled papered boards (repair to top corner of lower board, otherwise fine), spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and ornament, pp viii, 385, illustrated with 36 engraved plates (1 double-page), large folding map, Vocabulaire australien (Aboriginal glossary) …
MAITLAND, A. (Andrew) Gibb
/ by A. Gibb Maitland, Government Geologist (Formerly of the Geological Survey of Queensland). Issued under the Authority of the Hon. E. H. Wittenoom, M.L.C., Minister for Mines. At head of title: 1898. Western Australia. Geological Survey. Perth, WA : Richard Pether, Government Printer, 1898. Series: Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin no. 1. Octavo, original printed wrappers, …
NOLAN, Sidney (1917 - 1992)
London : Marlborough Graphics, 1973. Complete set of eight screenprints, printed at Kelpra Studios, each measuring 760 x 760 mm (images), 820 x 820 mm (sheets), signed lower right and editioned lower left 57/70, titled in pencil verso. Light handling marks, fine condition, never framed and in storage for nearly fifty years. The screenprints are …
Perth : Art & Australia and the Art Gallery of Western Australia, 1996. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 144, illustrated. Detailed monograph on the Western Australian still life artist.
HUTCHINGS, P. Ae. and LEWIS, Julie
Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1987. Octavo, stiff wrappers, illustrated dustjacket, pp. 326, illustrated, a fine copy of this monograph on the West Australian modernist painter.
HARRIS, John (1667?-1719)
Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca, or, A complete collection of voyages and travels : consisting of above six hundred of the most authentic writers …
Containing whatever has been observed worthy of notice in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America … the climate, soil and produce … of each country: likewise the religion, manners, and customs … To which is prefixed a copious introduction, comprehending the rise and progress of the art of navigation … together with the invention and use …
Albumen print photograph, 150 x 200 mm; laid down on a section of the original album mount of thin card; a superb print with excellent tonal range and clarity; some scattered, faint foxing in the sky area, else in fine condition. During the 1890s gold rush on the Eastern Goldfields, the use of a water …
[GREENHAM & EVANS]
Albumen print photograph, 140 x 200 mm; manuscript caption in the negative ‘Virgin Forest, Karridale Timber Station’; laid down on a section of the original album mount of thin card; a superb print with beautiful tones, in fine condition. In the left foreground two men can be seen, dismounted beside their horses in the dense …
[Pawtucket, Rhode Island] : Elska Magazine, 2018. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 174, illustrated. As new copy (sold out). New copy of this international gay lifestyle magazine focussing on the Australian city of Perth. No copies located on Trove. ‘Elska is a bi-monthly photography and culture publication dedicated to sharing the bodies and voices of gay …