Western Australia

  • # 29986

    NOLAN, Sidney (1917 - 1992)

    Landscape – Miner series (complete set)

    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 …

  • # 30465

    GOODING, Janda

    Chasing shadows. The art of Kathleen O’Connor

    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.

  • # 30455

    HUTCHINGS, P. Ae. and LEWIS, Julie

    Kathleen O’Connor : artist in exile

    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.

  • # 29804

    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 …

  • # 30001

    Photographer unknown.

    Alluvial gold prospectors “dryblowing” on the Eastern Goldfields, Western Australia, circa 1897.

    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 …

  • # 29990


    Virgin forest, Karridale Timber Station, southwest Western Australia, 1901.

    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 …

  • # 30215

    CAMPBELL, Liam

    Elska. Perth, Australia

    [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 …

  • # 30098


    Australasia. Correspondence relating to Chinese immigration into the Australian colonies, with a Return of Acts passed by the Legislatures of those Colonies and of Canada and British Columbia on the subject.

    London : Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office, by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1888. Folio (330 mm), printed blue wrappers (a little chipped at edges, paper loss along spine), pp x, 87; a few pencilled annotations, but a very clean copy in the original wrappers.

  • # 28335

    CIGALE, Matej (editor); KÖKE, Friedrich (lithographer); MATICA SLOVENSKA (publisher)

    [MAP] Avstralijia.

    [Ljubljana] : Matica Slovenska, [1871] (publisher) ;  Dunaj : vrezal na kamen in tiskal F. Köke, [1871] (printer). Chromolithograph map, 390 x 495 mm; shows Australasia, the Malay Archipelago, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia; old folds, but a very good example. Trove locates no examples of this scarce separately-issued map from Atlant, the first atlas of the world …

  • # 30150

    TROLLOPE, Anthony

    Australia and New Zealand.

    Melbourne : George Robertson, 1874. Authorized Australian edition. Thick octavo (225 x 150 mm), gilt-lettered brown cloth (flecked), pp. viii; 691; upper hinge split, internally clean. Chapters on all the Australian colonies, as well as New Zealand, with sections on Aborigines, the gold rush, natural history, religion, education, farming, and much else. Ferguson 17336 (with …

  • # 30071


    The insects of Australia And New Zealand.

    / With eight plates in colour by P. Tillyard. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1926. First edition. Thick octavo (245 mm), publisher’s brown cloth over boards (boards rubbed and marked, spine flecked and softened at head and tail, cloth starting to split mid-way along rear joint), pp. xvi, 560; b/w frontispiece; b/w diagrams throughout, 8 colour …

  • # 30002


    Sotheby’s. The John McCaffrey Collection of Kimberley Art. Sydney, 28 July 2003

    Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2003. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 104, auction catalogue with 71 lots, most illustrated in colour; including works on paper by Indigenous artists from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, decorated coolamons, boomerangs and spearthrowers, and boab nuts carved by Jack Wherra; a fine copy.

  • # 28787

    WILHELMI, Johann Friedrich Carl (1829 - 1884).

    Carl Wilhelmi, German naturalist in Australia: three autograph letters, signed, with significant content on Murray Aboriginal customs and botanical collecting. June 1860; September 1860; October 1871.

    Carl Wilhelmi (1829-1884), German seedsman and botanical collector, arrived in Adelaide in March 1849, having been sent out to South Australia by the Dresden Lutheran Missionary Society. During his almost twenty-year sojourn in Australia, he made major contributions in the fields of both botanical science and anthropology. Early on, Wilhelmi collected botanical specimens extensively throughout …

  • # 29580

    STOW, J[efferson]. P[ickman]. (1830 - 1908)

    The voyage of the Forlorn Hope 1865.

    Melbourne : George Robertson & Co., 1894. Octavo, lettered wrappers (chipped and torn with loss to spine, repaired by an expert paper conservator), title page with silverfishing and loss, conserved with Japanese tissue, presentation inscription from the author’s daughter to Alfred Rowan dated at Adelaide, 1907 (some loss to the inscription), pp. [vi], 42, (2 …

  • # 29197


    Studio portrait of Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey, Secretary for the Colonies. Early 1860s.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 98 x 58 mm (mount), verso with imprint of Caldesi, Blanford & Co., Photographers, 13 Pall Mall East, London; the print has lost a little definition but is in very good condition, as is the mount. Photographic portrait of Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey (1802-1894). As Colonial …

  • # 29664

    Western Australia. Dept. of Lands and Surveys.

    Western Australia for the settler : land for stock cereals, dairying, fruit, potatoes etc.

    / issued under direction of M.F. Troy, Minister for Lands. Perth [W.A.] : Fred. Wm. Simpson, Government Printer, 1928. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper foxed around the edges), 94 pp, 2 folding maps (1 colour), half-tone photographic illustrations; contents clean and sound. Copies of this edition are recorded in four Australian collections (NLA; SLNSW; SLV; SLWA).