Western Australia

  • # 35396

    GAYNOR, Andrew

    Guy Grey-Smith. Life force

    Perth : UWA Press, 2012. Quarto, stiff wrappers, pp. 290, illustrated; fine. The definitive reference work on the Western Australian painter.

  • # 35360

    GUTTERIDGE, Crispin; SCHRIEVER, Merryn; NICHOLLS, Lara; MOWAT, Fiona

    Deutscher and Hackett. Important Aboriginal and Oceanic Art Auction. Melbourne, 4 April 2012.

    Melbourne : Deutscher and Hackett, 2012. Auction catalogue. Large quarto (280 x 240 mm), pictorial card covers, 148 pp; 163 lots, all illustrated in colour; index of artists; includes 19th century artefacts, drawings by Tommy McRae, Arnhem Land bark paintings, and important works by Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Gordon Bennett, Jonathan Jones, Tracey Moffatt, Eileen Yaritja …

  • # 35315

    KLINGENDER, Tim; GUTTERIDGE, Crispin

    Sotheby’s. Aboriginal Art. Melbourne, 9 July 2001.

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2001. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 212; auction catalogue with 367 lots, most illustrated in colour, with index of artists; contains many important works including drawings by 19th century Victorian artists William Barak and Tommy McRae (both works are masterpieces), artefacts from the Darling River region of New …

  • # 34716

    DOWKER, L. O.

    [WESTERN AUSTRALIA] The Great Unknown : These narratives are true stories of my own life in the Australian Bush, 1888 – 1897.

    Cover: The Author L. O. D. Leederville, W.A. : G. W. Archer & Son, Printers [1930]. Duodecimo (130 x 105 mm), original printed brown wrappers (upper wrapper with a couple of stains and a very faint pencil inscription; lower wrapper with short edge tear), stapled; pp. 52, with 2 full-page illustrations; at the foot of …

  • # 34720

    [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 …

  • # 34754

    GREAT BRITAIN. COMMISSIONERS FOR EMIGRATION.

    Colonial Office, 18th July 1831. Information respecting the Australian colonies.

    The Commissioners for Emigration have collected the following information for the use of Persons desirous of emigrating to New South Wales and Van Dieman’s [sic] Land. [Drop title]. [London] : Colonial Office, 1831. Foolscap folio (335 x 200 mm), contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards ruled in gilt (worn at corners and with a …

  • # 35096

    AHERN, Clare et al.

    Painting the future : gifts from country to the University of Notre Dame Australia, Broome Campus

    Edited by Anne Bloeman ; art text by Clare Ahern. Broome : University of Notre Dame Australia, Broome Campus, 2000. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 104, illustrated. Bequest of artworks from local indigenous painters to the University campus.

  • # 35120

    POIGNANT, Roslyn et al.

    Yolngu : Aboriginal cultures of North Australia

    Brighton [England] : Royal Pavilion, Art Gallery & Museums, [1988]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 67, illustrated. ‘Catalogue of items in Brighton exhibition; exhibition also includes items from Queensland such as bicornual basket from Cardwell district, and painted shields from northeastern Queensland.’ – Trove.

  • # 35051

    DJAKKU [MARRALWANGA, Peter]

    An exhibition of paintings by Djakku (Peter Marralwanga)

    Perth : Aboriginal Traditional Arts Gallery in conjunction with Maningrida Arts and Crafts, 1981. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, stapled spine, pp. [34], illustrated. Limited to 240 numbered copies.

  • # 34601

    [BIRDWOOD, William Riddell, Field Marshal, 1st Baron Birdwood, 1865-1951]; BIRDWOOD, Christopher Bromhead, 2nd Baron Birdwood, 1899-1962 (compiler)

    Birdwood family scrapbook relating to the military service of Field Marshal William Riddell Birdwood (Commander of ANZAC) and his son, Major Christopher Bromhead Birdwood (Aide-de-Camp, Australian Corps). Gallipoli, Western Front and India, 1915-1930.

    An important archive containing approximately 50 items of manuscript and printed ephemera (letters, maps, documents and photographs) pertaining to the military service of Field Marshal William Birdwood (1865-1951), commander of ANZAC at Gallipoli in the Great War, and of his son Christopher Bromhead Birdwood (1899-1962), who acted as the Field Marshal’s Aide-de-Camp in France while …

  • # 34490

    PICKERING, Michael et al.

    Yiwarra kuju : the Canning Stock Route

    Canberra : National Museum of Australia, 2010. Quarto, cards in dustjacket, pp. [xx]; 230, illustrated. The Aboriginal people of Australias Western Desert lived in their homelands for thousands of years. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the expansion of the Western Australian mining and pastoral industries led to the surveying of a track …

  • # 34491

    PICKERING, Michael et al.

    Yiwarra kuju : the Canning Stock Route

    Canberra : National Museum of Australia, 2010. Quarto, cards in dustjacket, pp. [xx]; 230, illustrated. The Aboriginal people of Australias Western Desert lived in their homelands for thousands of years. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the expansion of the Western Australian mining and pastoral industries led to the surveying of a track …

  • # 34731

    P. FALK & CO.

    Views of Western Australia.

    [London] : P. Falk & Co., circa 1910. Small oblong quarto (185 x 230 mm), illustrated wrappers (a couple of short edge tears and light wear), original red ribbon tie, fully contemporary gift inscription in pencil to inside upper wrapper (apparently written by a sailor on shore leave, to his mother), pp. [34], all full-page …

  • # 34251

    HALL, Fred (words and music); TISDALE, Clarence (performer)

    [SHEET MUSIC; FISK JUBILEE SINGERS] Laugh and the world laughs with you : song

    Cover: “Sung by Clarence Tisdale”. Melbourne : Allan & Co., [c.1908]. Series: Allan’s Popular Sixpenny Edition, no. 200. Folio (350 x 250 mm), illustrated cover with inset portrait of African-American tenor Clarence Tisdale by Talma Studios and vignette portrait of Fred Hall, original owner’s name ‘Roland Thomas’ and wet stamp of Melbourne music seller Miss …

  • # 34126

    WEBSTER, Mags (editor)

    Ngurra Kuju Walyja – One Country, One People : Stories from the Canning Stock Route

    Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2011. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 400, illustrated. New copy of an out of print title, sealed in shrink-wrap. A collaborative enterprise between FORM, the National Museum of Australia, and nine Aboriginal arts and cultural centres, leading to a major publication and exhibition. An extraordinary volume, documenting the relationships between …

  • # 34298

    [WILLIAMS]. GRAY, Anne et al.

    Fred Williams’ Pilbara : images from the North West

    The Rio Tinto Pilbara series presented by Hamersley Iron. Perth : Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia, 1998. Oblong quarto, pictorial wrappers (light handling marks), pp. 20, illustrated in colour throughout, text by C J S Renwick, Professor Deryck M Schreuder and Anne Gray, includes excerpts from Williams’ working diary notes and …