MANNING & KNIGHT
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 98 x 62 mm (mount), verso with illustrated imprint of ‘Manning & Knight, Perth, West Australia’ surmounted by a kangaroo, along with the sitter’s inscription in ink ‘With best love to Fannie, Wilkie’, and the recipient’s annotations in violet ink ‘1871’ and ‘Received in London Febry. 26th 1872’; …
RIEMER, Gustav Adolph (1842-1899)
Stereoscopic albumen print photograph (78 x 74 mm each image) on orange card mount (85 x 175 mm); recto of mount with printed caption across lower margin: 342. Australien. King Georges-Sund. Wohnungen; in the left margin: Photographie von G. Riemer, Zahlmeister S.M.S. Hertha. Verlag von Gustav Lierach & Co, Berlin S W 48; and in …
Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2006. Auction catalogue. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 255, with 131 lots, all illustrated in colour, and index of artists; contains many important works by contemporary artists, but also a number of very early Arnhem Land bark paintings, wandjina paintings by Kimberley artist Charlie Numbulmoore, Western Australian engraved pearl …
Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2002. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 232; auction catalogue with 407 lots, most illustrated in colour, with index of artists; contains many important works including a drawing by 19th century Victorian artist Tommy McRae, watercolours on paper by Kimberley (northwest Western Australia) artist Wattie Karruwara (cover illustration), wandjina …
Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2004. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 316; auction catalogue with 595 lots, most illustrated in colour (1 folding plate); including works on paper by 19th century artists Tommy McRae and William Barak; Kimberley bark paintings by Charlie Numbulmoore, Wattie Karruwara and Paddy Djagween and engraved pearl shells by …
MARTIN, Montgomery (c. 1803 - 1868)
Australia : comprising New South Wales, Victoria or Port Philip, South Australia and Western Australia :
their history, topography, condition, resources, statistics, gold discoveries, mines of copper, lead, etc., etc. : general information for emigrants, merchants, manufacturers and shipowners with the latest official intelligence published under the authority of Her Majesty’s government. London : John Tallis and Company, . Quarto, blind embossed full calf, spine in compartments with gilt ornamentation and …
SCOTT, George Firth
London : James Bowden, 1898. First edition, colonial edition. Original pictorial boards with art nouveau design (corners bumped, edges rubbed, pen library marking to spine), first few leaves with wet stamp of ‘The Beehive – fancy goods repository, Gisborne [New Zealand]’, frontispiece and black and white plates by Stanley Ward, pp. 339,  publisher’s advertisements, …
NASIB STUDIOS, INC.
Gelatin silver print photograph, 235 x 180 mm, printed on lightweight card stock; recto with identifying caption in ink at lower margin; in fine condition. Roy and Vick Delso were trapeze artists from Albany, Western Australia. Between 1920 and 1925 they based themselves in the United States, where they achieved success as an aerial novelty …
WEYGAND, F. J.
Amsterdam : La Haye [Netherlands] : F.J. Weygand, n.d. [c.1840]. Collapsible globe in 6 gores, engraved with hand colouring, laid down on thin card, each gore 170 x 70 mm (irregular); in fine condition with vivid original colour, Australia with Terre de Witt, Terre d’Eendracht, Cape Leeuwin, Terre de Nuyts, Golfe de Spencer, Terre de Van …
Melbourne : Rigby, 1979. First edition. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket (spine lightly sunned), pp. 71, illustrated. A very good copy. Signed and inscribed on the title page ‘Best wishes to Jack Birney, Geoff Bardon 16/5/80’. The first edition of the first book on the Papunya Tula art movement. Includes 24 illustrated works by Old …
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1985. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp. 80. Illustrated with colour and black and white reproductions of works displayed, magazine article pasted inside front cover.
Sydney : Craftsman House, 1994. Octavo, laminated pictorial boards (lightly marked), pp. 237, pale foxing to preliminaries.
[WILLIAMS]. MCCAUGHEY, Patrick
Melbourne : CRA Limited, 1983. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 52, illustrated end papers, preface by Sir Roderick Carnegie, essay on William’s Pilbara series by Patrick McCaughey, numerous colour illustrations of the series of paintings, catalogue of 31 works, very slight handling marks, but a fine copy.
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 : …
BRADY, The Very Rev. John (c.1800 - 1871)
compilato dall’Illmo e Revmo Monsig. Giovanni Brady Vescovo di Perth, e Vicaro Apostolico di Sonde, ed Essington; e tradotto dall’Inglese da Nicola Caporelli. Roma : Coi tipi della S. Congregazione de Propaganda Fide, 1845. Duodecimo, original plain buff wrappers (short tear to upper wrapper), pp. 49, [1 imprimatur]; uncut and unopened, a fine copy. Having been despatched …
BRASSEY, Thomas, Earl (1836-1918) (compiler)
Gleanings : a Christmas card for 1899. (Presentation copy, inscribed by Lord Brassey for Queenie Calvert, of Colac, later the wife of Charles Gordon Lyon, Western Australian gold mining magnate)
/ [compiled by Lord] Brassey. Printed for private circulation. Melbourne : Sands & McDougall Limited, . (Colophon). Two parts in one, octavo (190 x 130 mm), original card covers in gilt-stamped paper wrappers, a presentation copy inscribed by Brassey on the upper wrapper ‘Queenie, with the compiler’s love. Xmas 1899’, top edge gilt, verso of front …