ZIEGLER, Oswald L. (publisher); HURLEY, Frank (photographer)
Australia 1788-1938. (With an archive of unique ephemera associated with Ziegler’s publications for the Sesquicentenary)
Sydney, N.S.W. : Simmons Limited, 1938. “Produced by Oswald L. Ziegler under the authority of Australia’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council and in collaboration with its publicity committee.” (title page). Elephant folio (440 x 310 mm), publisher’s tan leather over boards (lightly rubbed and marked), upper board with black leather panel lettered in gilt 150 Years; all …
Sydney : Collins in association with the Royal Geographic Society, 1986. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 160, illustrated. The North Australian Expedition of 1855-56 was led by Augustus Gregory and is documented in the sketches, watercolours and oil paintings of Thomas Baines, formerly in the collection of the Royal Geographic Society, and now in the …
BULLEN, Clotilde et al.
Fitzroy Crossing, Irrunytju (Wingellina), Kiwirrkura, Papulankutja (Blackstone), Warburton, Wirrimanu (Balgo Hills). Perth, W.A. : Art Gallery of Western Australia, c2006. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 34, illustrated. Articles by Clotilde Bullen, Mary Knights, and Tim Pearn.
DAVIDSON, D'lan; HAYWARD, Fiona; HANSEN, David
Melbourne : Sotheby’s Australia, 2011. Auction catalogue. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 196, with 176 lots, all illustrated in colour, and index of artists; contains many important works by contemporary artists, but also a number of early Arnhem Land barks, three major Albert Namatjira paintings, traditional artefacts, wandjina paintings from the Kimberley, …
WESTALL, William (1781-1850)
William Westall, voyage artist: autograph receipt for the sale a drawing for Mrs. Haldimand, dated 31 October 1826.
Manuscript in ink on laid paper, 75 x 180 mm; dated ‘Oct. 31st 1826’, the document is written in Westall’s hand and is worded: ‘Recd. of G. J. Robson Esqre. Ten Guineas for a Drawing for Mrs. Haldimand. [Signed] W. Westall. / £10.10’; blind stamped at left margin ‘Receipt Three Pence’; clean and complete. Rare …
WEIGHT, Greg and MCGREGOR, Ken
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2011. Quarto, blind embossed ochre cloth in cloth slipcase with draw ribbon, pp. 199, extensively illustrated. The deluxe edition limited to only 50 copies, specially bound, with an original signed etching by Mrs Bennett (Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa), numbered in an edition of 50 and signed with her monogram ‘X’. A book of portrait …
Sydney : J. Sands, . Folio, gilt-lettered half morocco over gilt-lettered cloth (corners scuffed and rubbed), 20 pages descriptive text on South Australia, 14 pages index, double page map of South Australia, double page map of the Northern Territory, 17 county maps of South Australia and the Northern Territory; 14 pages descriptive text on Western …
COX, James C. (1834-1912)
/ By James C. Cox, M.D. Sydney : Printed by Alexander W. Douglas, Atlas Office, Hunter Street, 1872. Octavo (210 x 140 mm), self-wrappers (foxed, and with some water staining to front) with early ownership inscription of J. Brazier; pp 21, ; occasional spotting and some pencilled marginalia, lower fore-edge margins of leaves with tiny nick, …
STANTON, John E.
Perth : University of Western Australia Press, 1989. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 48, illustrated.
CARNEGIE, David W. (Wynford) (1871-1900)
London : C. Arthur Pearson, 1898. Thick large octavo, publisher’s sand-coloured cloth over boards, upper board illustrated and lettered in black (corners a little bumped, spine dulled as usual), spine with gilt lettering and decoration, top edge gilt; ; pp xvi, 454, portrait frontispiece and a total of 47 photographic plates and line illustrations, 4 …
JOHNSTONE, O'SHANNESSY & CO. ; [LEIGHTON, Stanley, 1837-1901]
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 104 x 63 mm (mount), recto with fully contemporary inscription in ink across the bottom margin ‘Stanley Leighton July 1868’; verso with the gilt imprint of ‘Johnstone, O’Shannessy & Co., Photographers to H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh K.G. and to His Excellency the Governor, 3 Bourke St. East, Melbourne’; …
CROFT, Brenda et al.
Edited by Brenda L. Croft; essays by Michael A. O’Ferrall and Brenda L. Croft. Perth, W.A. : Art Gallery of Western Australia, 2001. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers (one corner bumped), pp. 112, illustrated (some folding). This book offers a window into the indigenous art collection in the Art Gallery of WA. Through comprehensive essays by past …
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 …
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, …
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 …