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  • The Christmas Linocuts of Eric Thake 1941-1975
THAKE, Eric

# 5856

    # 15327

    THAKE, Eric

    The Christmas Linocuts of Eric Thake 1941-1975

    Melbourne : The Croft Press, 1978. Quarto, gilt-decorated cloth, unpaginated, tipped-in plates, foreword by Ron Radford. Limited to 250 copies signed by Eric Thake.

  • Dot and circle : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia.
MAUGHAN, Janet; ZIMMER, Jenny [FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM]
# 10409

    # 15313

    MAUGHAN, Janet; ZIMMER, Jenny [FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM]

    Dot and circle : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia.

    A loan exhibition from the Flinders University of South Australia, first shown at the RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 16th April-3rd May, 1985. Melbourne : Communication Services Unit, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1986. ‘Publication edited, produced and designed co-operatively by Janet Maughan in Adelaide and Jenny Zimmer in Melbourne.’ Quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers, 208 pp, …

  • # 15269

FRASER, Malcolm, KCMG (1834-1900)

Sir Malcolm Fraser, second Surveyor General, Colonial Secretary, Government Administrator and Lieutenant Governor of Western Australia; later Agent General for the Colony in the United Kingdom : an important archive of documents and correspondence, 1852-1898.

    # 15269

    FRASER, Malcolm, KCMG (1834-1900)

    Sir Malcolm Fraser, second Surveyor General, Colonial Secretary, Government Administrator and Lieutenant Governor of Western Australia; later Agent General for the Colony in the United Kingdom : an important archive of documents and correspondence, 1852-1898.

    Born in Gloucestershire in 1834, Malcolm Fraser emigrated to New Zealand after qualifying as a surveyor, where he held a series of government positions in Auckland, Christchurch and Hokitika from 1857 until 1869. In 1870 he emigrated to Western Australia. He was immediately appointed as the successor to John Septimus Roe, the Colony’s first Surveyor General, a position which …

  • # 15271

GREENWOOD, John; SPEAK, Henry

A small archive of letters relating to the Baptist community at Constitution Hill, Van Diemen’s Land, 1860-62.

$3,000.00

    # 15271

    GREENWOOD, John; SPEAK, Henry

    A small archive of letters relating to the Baptist community at Constitution Hill, Van Diemen’s Land, 1860-62.

    The unpublished letters in this recently discovered archive were written at Constitution Hill, north of Hobart Town, by John Greenwood (1778-1866), a devout Baptist and uncle of the noted early Tasmanian Baptist, Henry Speak. They are addressed to Greenwood’s former Baptist friends in New York State, where Greenwood had lived for a period earlier in his life after emigrating …

  • [NOEL COUNIHAN] Proletariat. : organ of the Melbourne University Labour Club. Volume 1, number 2
SAWER, Geoffrey, editor; COUNIHAN, Noel (1913-1986), artist
# 14946

    # 14946

    SAWER, Geoffrey, editor; COUNIHAN, Noel (1913-1986), artist

    [NOEL COUNIHAN] Proletariat : organ of the Melbourne University Labour Club. Volume 1, number 2

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Labour Club, July 1932. Quarto, original wrappers with linocut illustration by Noel Counihan under the pseudonym ‘N. Cunningham’ (short surface scratch at lower right, else fine), printed in colour inks, from two blocks (black and red); 28 pp, photo illustration; an exceptionally fine copy. Smith, 3. A striking and extremely early …

  • The Auckland Times. Tempora mutantur Nos Non mutamur in illis. Vol. 1 Tuesday November 8 1842 No. 17
[FALWASSER, Henry, editor]
# 11220

    # 11220

    [FALWASSER, Henry, editor]

    The Auckland Times. Tempora mutantur Nos Non mutamur in illis. Vol. 1 Tuesday November 8 1842 No. 17

    Auckland : Printed (In a Mangle) and Published by Henry Falwasser, Sole Editor and Proprietor, 1842. Large folio sheet, 2 leaves (integral), printed recto only, in a variety of printing types on a washing mangle; subscriber’s (?) names ‘Mr. & Mrs Sim’ in brown ink beneath the masthead; tear to blank corner of initial leaf; …

  • Photographs of the Everard and Musgrave Ranges Expedition, South Australia, June-September 1914
WHITE, Samuel Albert (1870-1954)
# 15012

    # 15012

    WHITE, Samuel Albert (1870-1954)

    Photographs of the Everard and Musgrave Ranges Expedition, South Australia, June-September 1914

    A highly important record of early European contact with the Yankunytjatjara people. Eight gelatin silver print photographs, each 100 x 127 mm, unmounted; versos with the photographer's pencilled captions and sequence numbers; all of the prints are in fine condition. Although principally an ornithologist, by the early 1900s Adelaide-born Samuel White 'had earned a reputation …

  • [ANTI-NAZISM; CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] Eine Mauer um uns baue.
Anonymous artist; [WIECHERT, Ernst 1887-1950]
# 14903

    # 14903

    Anonymous artist; [WIECHERT, Ernst 1887-1950]

    [ANTI-NAZISM; CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT] Eine Mauer um uns baue.

    [Germany, circa 1937]. Calligraphic manuscript. Small folio (320 x 230 mm), original quarter cloth over papered boards with onlaid manuscript title to front 'Ernst Wiechert. Eine Mauer um uns Baue'; stitch bound; pp 44, calligraphic manuscript in red and black inks; scattered mild foxing, confined to the margins of the leaves; else fine. Ernst Wiechert …

  • [PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA] Brisbane from Bowen Terrace in 4 pieces.
IMPERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY [METCALFE, Daniel F.]
# 15061

    # 15061

    IMPERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY [METCALFE, Daniel F.]

    [PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA] Brisbane from Bowen Terrace in 4 pieces.

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. Brisbane : Imperial Photographic Company, [c.1880]. Photographic panorama comprised of four contiguous albumen prints, each 250 x 280 mm, versos with wet stamp of ‘Imperial Photo. Coy. Brisbane’ and contemporary sequence numbers 1-4 in pencil, number 1 also inscribed with title ‘Brisbane from Bowen Terrace in 4 pieces’; the four …

  • Satyrs and Sunlight (the author’s personal copy)
[LINDSAY, Norman]. McCRAE, Hugh
# 14880

    # 14880

    [LINDSAY, Norman]. McCRAE, Hugh

    Satyrs and Sunlight (the author’s personal copy)

    Being the collected poetry of Hugh McCrae. Illustrated and decorated by Norman Lindsay, with an introduction by Thomas Earp. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1928. Quarto, full crushed morocco with gilt decoration (rubbed), top edge gilt, other edges uncut, pp. 175, numerous full page plates after Norman Lindsay. Limited to 550 copies printed on handmade …

  • Lysistrata By Aristophanes (Hugh McCrae’s copy of the deluxe edition)
LINDSAY, Jack; LINDSAY, Norman
# 14881

    # 14881

    LINDSAY, Jack; LINDSAY, Norman

    Lysistrata By Aristophanes (Hugh McCrae’s copy of the deluxe edition)

    Done into English verse by Jack Lindsay with illustrations and decorations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney: Fanfrolico Press, 1925. Quarto, quarter blue morocco over gilt-illustrated papered boards (edges rubbed), manuscript note tipped-on to the front free endpaper by Hugh McCrae, Lindsay illustrations in the text and 4 large tipped-in plates by Norman Lindsay on peach coloured …

  • Manuscript diary of Elizabeth Stephen, daughter of Rev. A.H. Stephen, Redfern, Sydney, 1871
STEPHEN, Elizabeth Amy Winbourn (b. Mulgoa, 1853 - d. Katoomba, 1946)
# 14973

    # 14973

    STEPHEN, Elizabeth Amy Winbourn (b. Mulgoa, 1853 - d. Katoomba, 1946)

    Manuscript diary of Elizabeth Stephen, daughter of Rev. A.H. Stephen, Redfern, Sydney, 1871

    Small octavo, limp roan (some loss along spine), front free-endpaper inscribed by the owner of the diary ‘Miss E.A. Stephen, St. Paul’s Parsonage, Redfern, Sydney, N.S. Wales, Australia / 1871′; manuscript in ink on faint ruled paper, [96] pp, written in a regular, bold hand, the first entry being for 7 January 1871 and the …

  • “Mine tink it they fit” : Pelaco shirts, collars, pyjamas
PELACO LTD.
# 14868

    # 14868

    PELACO LTD.

    “Mine tink it they fit” : Pelaco shirts, collars, pyjamas

    [Melbourne : Pelaco Ltd., c.1950]. Advertising sign for shop counter display, 310 x 230 mm, colour offset printing on thick board, designed to be freestanding; the printed surface with a few light marks and pale foxing, pinholes in each corner; otherwise the sign is in very good condition. A scarce example of an image that might …

  • Photographic portraits of Australian opera singers, sisters Rosina Palmer and Fanny Carandini
CROMBIE, John Nicol (1827-1878)
# 14865

    # 14865

    CROMBIE, John Nicol (1827-1878)

    Photographic portraits of Australian opera singers, sisters Rosina Palmer and Fanny Carandini

    Auckland, N.Z. : John Nicol Crombie, 1868. Two albumen print photographs in carte de visite format, each 105 x 65 mm, both with the studio back mark of Auckland photographer John Nicol Crombie; some very mild spotting, but both albumen prints with excellent tonal range and clarity. These fine studio portraits of sisters Rosina Palmer …

  • Letters of opera singer Lucy Escott, sent from Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland to New York, 1863-64
ESCOTT, Lucy Evans (née Grant, 1828, Springfield, Illinois, U.S.A. - 1895, France)
# 14867

    # 14867

    ESCOTT, Lucy Evans, née Grant (1828, Springfield, Illinois, U.S.A. - 1895, France)

    Letters of opera singer Lucy Escott, sent from Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland to New York, 1863-64

    A group of 4 letters written by American opera singer Lucy Escott during the tour of William Saurin Lyster’s opera company to Australia and New Zealand in 1863-64, addressed to her brother Luther Grant in Dansville, New York; each letter is accompanied by its original envelope (postage stamps removed); due to the Civil War in …

  • Aboriginal Customs (By Miss M. Brown, Missionary)
BROWN, Miss M.; ABORIGINES INLAND MISSION
# 14948

    # 14948

    BROWN, Miss M.; ABORIGINES INLAND MISSION

    Aboriginal Customs (By Miss M. Brown, Missionary)

    [Drop title]. Sydney : Aborigines Inland Mission of Australia, [between 1930 and 1934]. Duodecimo, [4] pp; fine.  This leaflet, which deals with the concept of the divine in Aboriginal belief systems, appears to be unrecorded. Miss M. Brown, a daughter of the Archdeacon of Perth, worked as a missionary with the Aborigines Inland Mission from …

  • Prince Alfred’s welcome by the natives.
BATCHELDER, Benjamin Pierce; [FOSTER, ?]
# 15068

    # 15068

    BATCHELDER, Benjamin Pierce; [FOSTER, ?]

    Prince Alfred’s welcome by the natives.

    Circa 1867. Albumen print photograph of a satirical drawing captioned ‘Prince Alfred’s welcome by the natives’ and signed by the artist lower left ‘Foster’, carte de visite format, 106 x 64 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘Batchelder, Pall Mall, Sandhurst’; in fine condition. The visit of Queen Victoria’s second son, Prince Alfred, Duke of …

  • [PLANNED INVASION OF AUSTRALIA] 濠洲寫眞帳 : 附・新西蘭. [Gōshū shashinchō: tsuketari, Nyū Jīrando.]
Japan. Rikugun. Gun, Dai 16. Shireibu [Imperial Japanese Army. HQ of the 16th Army in Java]
# 14895

    # 14895

    Japan. Rikugun. Gun, Dai 16. Shireibu [Imperial Japanese Army. HQ of the 16th Army in Java]

    [PLANNED INVASION OF AUSTRALIA] 濠洲寫眞帳 : 附・新西蘭. [Gōshū shashinchō: tsuketari, Nyū Jīrando.]

    [=Photo Album of Australia]. [Jakarta?] : Osamu Shūdan Shireibu, Shōwa 17 [1942]. Oblong folio (250 x 400 mm), original half cloth over papered boards, printed title to upper board; pp 12, 258, chiefly black and white photographic plates with captions in English and Japanese, maps (folding); a good copy. A rare and important album relating …

  • Jottings in Australia: or, Notes on the flora and fauna of Victoria
HANNAFORD, Samuel (1827-1874)
# 14953

    # 14953

    HANNAFORD, Samuel (1827-1874)

    Jottings in Australia: or, Notes on the flora and fauna of Victoria

    :  with a catalogue of the more common plants, their habitats and dates of flowering. Melbourne : James J. Blundell Co., 1856. Small octavo, original limp roan with title in gilt to front, spine with contemporary paper label in manuscript (some loss at head and tail), pp [iv], [1], 100 (interleaved with blank pages); the …

  • Owlswood. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 1999 - 2011
OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken
# 13214

    # 13214

    OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken

    Owlswood. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 1999 – 2011

    Melbourne : Badger Editions, 2015. Folio, hand bound by David Poole in blind-lettered cloth, pp. 32, extensively illustrated, with a photograph of John Olsen signed by the artist tipped-in and an original sugarlift etching 'The Chase', limited to 20 signed copies, bound in. A photographic documentation of artist John Olsen at home and in his …

  • Verve : the French review of art. No. 8, vol. 2. September - November 1940.
TÉRIADE, E. [ELEFTHERIADES, Efstratios]
# 14888

    # 14888

    TÉRIADE, E. [ELEFTHERIADES, Efstratios]

    Verve : the French review of art. No. 8, vol. 2. September – November 1940.

    Paris : Éditions de la Revue Verve, 1940. Quarto, stiff boards with lithographed wrapper by Henri Matisse, signed and dated (’39) in the image (edges worn with small loss to head and foot of spine), illustrated throughout with numerous tipped-in plates, internally fine. Verve was arguably the greatest art magazine of the twentieth century. The cover …

  • Hidden Lake. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 2011 - 2015
OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken
# 13213

    # 13213

    OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken

    Hidden Lake. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 2011 – 2015

    Melbourne : Badger Editions, 2015. Folio, hand bound by David Poole in blind-lettered cloth, pp. 48, extensively illustrated, with a photograph of John Olsen signed by the artist tipped-in and an original sugarlift etching 'Windy Day', limited to 20 signed copies, bound in. A photographic documentation of artist John Olsen at home and in his …

  • [FISHER’S GHOST] Une cause célèbre en Australie. L’esprit.
[LANG, John, 1816-64]

# 7006

    # 7006

    [LANG, John, 1816-64]

    [FISHER’S GHOST] Une cause célèbre en Australie. L’esprit.

    IN: L'ami de la maison, Paris : Paulin et Le Chevalier, vol. 1 no 11, March 20 1856, pp161-67 and vol. 1 no. 12, March 27 1856, pp177-82, each part with 3 engraved illustrations; contained within a bound volume of nos. 1-25 (the complete first volume), January-June 1856, quarto, contemporary quarter calf over marbled papered …

  • [THE FIRST METEOROLOGICAL MAP] Bibliothèque universelle et historique de l’année MDCLXXXVII
[HALLEY, Edmond, 1656-1742]
# 14869

    # 14869

    [HALLEY, Edmond, 1656-1742]

    [THE FIRST METEOROLOGICAL MAP] Bibliothèque universelle et historique de l’année MDCLXXXVII

    A Amsterdam, Chez Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom, & van Someren, 1687. Tome quatrième. Duodecimo, contemporary full calf (rubbed), spine with raised bands with gilt ornament and lettering, edges speckled red, title with woodcut vignette, pp 552, [24 index], with [1] folding copperplate map (148 x 480 mm) and [1] folding copperplate diagram; with woodcut vignettes; woodcut …

  • Art and Australia, volume 1 no. 1 May 1963 - volume 50 no. 4 May 2013 (complete set)
# 15137

    # 15137

    Art and Australia, volume 1 no. 1 May 1963 – volume 50 no. 4 May 2013 (complete set)

    Sydney : Ure Smith; Eleonora Triguboff, 1963-2013. A fine complete set of the first fifty years (200 individual issues) of this important quarterly art journal. From volume 51 the journal became known as Artand Australia. This set also includes the extra issue which celebrated the journal’s first twenty-five years, Art and Australia catalogue : the first one …

  • The English, Scottish and Australian Bank Limited. Port Darwin, N.T.
E.S. & A. BANK LIMITED
# 14873

    # 14873

    E.S. & A. BANK LIMITED

    The English, Scottish and Australian Bank Limited. Port Darwin, N.T.

    [Australia : E.S. & A. Bank, between 1893 and 1899]. Blank cheque with stub intact, 84 x 263 mm; embossed 1d duty stamp at upper right; in good condition. “The English, Scottish & Australian Bank Limited was a former bank which was founded in 1852 by Royal Charter in London and was known as the …

  • [GEELONG; EQUESTRIAN] Prince Leo II. Champion pony stallion.
C. JONES
# 14900

    # 14900

    C. JONES

    [GEELONG; EQUESTRIAN] Prince Leo II. Champion pony stallion.

    Geelong : Oglethorpe Printer [for C. Jones], [c.1918]. Oblong duodecimo, original illustrated wrappers (creased and lightly marked), [4] pp; scattered foxing. This pamphlet, which appears unrecorded, was produced for C. Jones, proprietor of Sadonia stud, Marshall Street, Geelong. The latest internal date is 1917.

  • New Orleans Mardi Gras 1881. Schedule of special train. New York to New Orleans and return
# 15121

    # 15121

    New Orleans Mardi Gras 1881. Schedule of special train. New York to New Orleans and return

    via B & O, O & M, and Jackson Route. Carrying the members and guests of the 71st Regt., NGSNY. Lithographed card, 150 x 76 mm (5 3/4 x 3 inches) folded, printed in green ink, 4 panels with decorative lettering and vignette illustrations of the soldiers celebrating Mardi Gras, and scenes on the train …

  • Catalogue of international camera pictures exhibited in the Athenaeum Gallery
VICTORIAN SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY
# 14898

    # 14898

    VICTORIAN SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY

    Catalogue of international camera pictures exhibited in the Athenaeum Gallery

    188 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 18th to 30th October 1937. At head of title: Victorian Salon of Photography. Melbourne : Victorian Salon of Photography, 1937. Small quarto, original printed wrappers (sunned and foxed, a few light marks), 26 pp, black and white photographic illustrations (including works by Harold Cazneaux, Max Dupain and Lawrence Le Guay); …

  • The Mitchell Mind Reader : tells your age, or year, month, or day of birth.
MITCHELL & CO.
# 14899

    # 14899

    MITCHELL & CO.

    The Mitchell Mind Reader : tells your age, or year, month, or day of birth.

    West Footscray, Vic. : Mitchell & Co., [c.1900]. Eight lithographed cards, each 153 x 100 mm, printed recto and verso in black on red card, with vignette illustrations of Mitchell & Co.’s farming machinery; complete and in fine condition. Instructions (verso of card No. 1): “These cards are numbered from 1 to 8. Place card …

  • The ministers and their cronies off to Botany Bay, and the Dorchester men returning.
Anon.
# 14901

    # 14901

    Anon.

    The ministers and their cronies off to Botany Bay, and the Dorchester men returning.

    Also titled: The political drama, no. 33. London : George Drake, publisher, 12, Houghton-Street, Clare Market, 1834. One of a series 'Printed and Published by G. Drake, Clare-market.' Woodcut, printed recto of single sheet of wove paper, 345 x 255 mm, verso blank, the image strong and entire, faint foxinf to margin edges (not affecting …

  • Australian horses from paddock to park : a treatise on the scientific handling, breaking, educating,
McGILLIVRAY, D.
# 14956

    # 14956

    McGILLIVRAY, D.

    Australian horses from paddock to park : a treatise on the scientific handling, breaking, educating,

    and the general handling of horses; with upwards of 105 splendid illustrations, obtained by instantaneous photography whilst the author was at work upon the wild and raw material. Sydney : William Brooks, 1902. Octavo, original blind blocked green cloth (boards rubbed and marked), gilt lettering to upper board, spine also lettered in gilt (sections of loss …

  • Oh Australia!
STANTON, Don E.
# 14882

    # 14882

    STANTON, Don E.

    Oh Australia!

    Bermagui Sth., N.S.W. : Maranatha Revival Crusade, [1979]. Series: Monthly Message, no. 26. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with stain), stapled, 112 pp, illustrated; a couple of annotations in biro, otherwise a very good copy. “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people” (title page). Christian religious pamphlet written by an …

  • Furnishing the home
W.W. CAMPBELL & CO.
# 14885

    # 14885

    W.W. CAMPBELL & CO.

    Furnishing the home

     / With the compliments of W.W. Campbell & Co. Ltd., Furnishing Warehousemen, 249 Clarence St., Sydney. Sydney : W.W. Campbell &​ Company Limited, [betwen 1925 and 1930]. Large quarto, original thick paper wrappers with colour pictorial onlay (upper wrapper with loss at top corner), 87 pp, chiefly illustrated; tiny amount of pale foxing, otherwise internally clean …

  • Noteworthy features of the Lithgow District. No. 1, Mountain Moss.
McKENZIE, E.J. (Ernest Joseph), 1882-1970; ARNOLD, E.S.
# 14874

    # 14874

    McKENZIE, E.J. (Ernest Joseph), 1882-1970; ARNOLD, E.S.

    Noteworthy features of the Lithgow District. No. 1, Mountain Moss.

    Cover: Greetings ! Mountain Moss. Lithgow, N.S.W. : Lithgow District Historical Society, [c.1950]. Single sheet, 270 x 210 mm, designed as a greeting card and folding to 165 x 105 mm, illustrated with colour reproduction of an etching of a cross-section of Mountain Moss, captioned “A lateral, enlarged 7 times”; verso with roneo typescript providing a …

  • [MELBOURNE] Farewell menu for Basil Manly Tabuteau, of the Brighton District Football Club
[TABUTEAU, Basil Manly, 1898-1982]
# 14902

    # 14902

    [TABUTEAU, Basil Manly, 1898-1982]

    [MELBOURNE] Farewell menu for Basil Manly Tabuteau, of the Brighton District Football Club

    [Melbourne : s.n.], 1926. Lithographed card, 375 x 210 mm, printed recto only, with vignette illustrations including a view of Tabuteau's house, “Warrain”, in Sandown Street, Middle Brighton; pale foxing and staining, a few edge tears. Basil Manly Tabuteau (1898-1982) was the only child of Joseph August Tabuteau and Louisa Tabuteau. He married Thelma Soutter …

  • Dot and circle : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia.
MAUGHAN, Janet; ZIMMER, Jenny [FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM]
# 10409

    # 14835

    MAUGHAN, Janet; ZIMMER, Jenny [FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM]

    Dot and circle : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia.

    A loan exhibition from the Flinders University of South Australia, first shown at the RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 16th April-3rd May, 1985. Melbourne : Communication Services Unit, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1986. 'Publication edited, produced and designed co-operatively by Janet Maughan in Adelaide and Jenny Zimmer in Melbourne.' Quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers, 208 pp, …

  • Masonite home plans : also garages, interiors & storage walls.
MASONITE CORPORATION (AUSTRALIA)
# 14897

    # 14897

    MASONITE CORPORATION (AUSTRALIA)

    Masonite home plans : also garages, interiors & storage walls.

    [s.l.] : Masonite Corporation, [between 1950 and 1960]. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 43 pp, illustrated; a good copy. Copies are recorded in five Australian collections (Deakin University Library; Monash University Library; State Library of Victoria; Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales)

  • Mademoiselle Lili au Jardin des Plantes
Par un Papa [By a Father]
# 13867

    # 13867

    "Par un Papa"

    Mademoiselle Lili au Jardin des Plantes

    Paris : J. Hetzel, [c.1900]. Quarto, illustrated boards with light marks, pp i-xxii + advertisements, minor foxing limited to edges of leaves. A father treats his son and daughter to a walk through the Jardin des Plantes, the Parisian botanical gardens. Whilst visiting the Ménagerie the family visits a wide range of animals, including wombats and …

  • Hunters and fishers : or, sketches of primitive races in the lands beyond the sea.
SINNETT, Mrs. Percy
# 14915

    # 14915

    SINNETT, Mrs. Percy

    Hunters and fishers : or, sketches of primitive races in the lands beyond the sea.

    London : Chapman and Hall, 1846. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, marbled edges, boards rubbed, some splitting along creases, pp. 146, four chromolithograph plates (including a 'Kangaroo Hunt in New South Wales'), a fine copy. Includes a twenty-page chapter on Australian Aborigines with discussion fo their customs and habits. Specific mention is made to Aborigines of New …

  • [THYLACINE] Official Guide to the Zoological Society of London.
MITCHELL, Peter Chalmers
# 14950

    # 14950

    MITCHELL, Peter Chalmers

    [THYLACINE] Official Guide to the Zoological Society of London.

    Cover title: The Zoological Society, London. Official Guide to the Gardens Regents Park. London : Harrison & Sons [for The Zoological Society], [1929]. 26th edition. Royal octavo, original pictorial stiff wrappers (a little creased), pp i-xviii, 1-106, xix-xxii, photographic illustrations, folding map; bottom corners dog-eared and some damp marks to outer leaves; else a good …

  • The History of the Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham.
GODWIN, William (1756-1836)
# 13878

    # 13878

    GODWIN, William (1756-1836)

    The History of the Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham.

    London : Printed for the author, and sold by G. Kearsley… 1783. First edition. Octavo, rebound in early 19th century cloth-covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, hinges with some splitting, boards scuffed, head and tail of spine with minor wear; pp. xv; 302; some foxing to preliminaries, a minor tear on page 81, a few …

  • A history of Aboriginal lands and reserves in Victoria, 1835-1975
FELTON, Philip E.
# 14871

    # 14871

    FELTON, Philip E.

    A history of Aboriginal lands and reserves in Victoria, 1835-1975

    Melbourne : [The author], 1980. “Not for publication or quotation” (head of text). Folio, roneo typescript, stapled, 13 pp; bibliography pp 12-13; the first page is endorsed “Session 2”, suggesting that this was a conference paper; tiny section of silverfishing at top of first page, otherwise in good condition.  “Overview of the history of Victorian …

  • Report of the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Working Party of South Australia, June 1978.
COCKS, C.H.
# 14883

    # 14883

    COCKS, C.H.

    Report of the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Working Party of South Australia, June 1978.

    Adelaide : Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Working Party of South Australia, 1978. Folio, pcloth backed printed wrappers, 130 pp, [4] leaves of maps; a very good copy. 

  • [ABORIGINES] From the barrel of a gun : questions to aid interpretation
MARKUS, Andrew
# 14905

    # 14905

    MARKUS, Andrew

    [ABORIGINES] From the barrel of a gun : questions to aid interpretation

    [Melbourne : The author, 1974?]. Quarto, 5 pp, stapled, roneo printed; mild horizontal crease, but a good copy.  Questions prepared by the author, Andrew Markus, to aid interpretation of his book From the barrel of a gun : the oppression of the Aborigines, 1860-1900 (West Melbourne, Vic. : Victorian Historical Association, 1974), which focuses on conflict between …

  • Manuscript letter relating to 1930s Central Australian explorer Michael Terry
BARNARD, Charlotte; [TERRY, Michael, 1899-1981]
# 14909

    # 14909

    BARNARD, Charlotte; [TERRY, Michael, 1899-1981]

    Manuscript letter relating to 1930s Central Australian explorer Michael Terry

    Manuscript letter of Charlotte Barnard, widow of outback explorer and writer Michael Terry, addressed to Mrs. Hall, sister of Terry's fellow explorer during the early 1930s, the bushman Ben Nicker, informing her of Michael Terry's recent death; headed Mosman, NSW, December 28 1981; single sheet, small quarto, written on both sides; some silverfising at one …

  • Aborigines and land rights
PITTOCK, A. Barrie
# 14910

    # 14910

    PITTOCK, A. Barrie

    Aborigines and land rights

    Melbourne : Aboriginal Affairs Dept. of the Australian Union of Students, National Tribal Council, Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, 1971. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (lightly marked and creased), 28 pp, illustrated. 

  • Stone implements of the Australian Aborigine. Guide to the classified collection
KENYON, Alfred Stephen
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    KENYON, Alfred Stephen

    Stone implements of the Australian Aborigine. Guide to the classified collection

    in the Australian Room, National Museum, Public Library Buildings, Melbourne, arranged for the Australian meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Melbourne : Arnale and Jackson Press, 1914. Octavo, printed green wrappers, staple bound, 16 pp; a good copy. The collection is comprised mainly of artefacts from southeastern Australia, but also includes stone …

  • [ABORIGINES] Presidential address to the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science.
SPENCER, Baldwin, Sir (1860-1929)
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    SPENCER, Baldwin, Sir (1860-1929)

    [ABORIGINES] Presidential address to the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Cover: Hobart-Melbourne Meeting, January, 1921 … Reprinted from Report of the Fifteenth Meeting of the A.A.A.S., held in Melbourne, 10th January, 1921. Melbourne : Albert J. Mullett, Government Printer, 1921. Octavo, printed grey wrappers, pp 37, [2]; maps and tables; a very good copy. Transcript of Sir Baldwin Spencer's lecture on the cultural anthropology of …

  • The Australian Aboriginal as a human being
BENNETT, M.M. (Mary Montgomerie), 1881-1961
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    BENNETT, M.M. (Mary Montgomerie), 1881-1961

    The Australian Aboriginal as a human being

    London : Alston Rivers, 1930. First edition. Octavo, original printed card covers, 197 pp, with bibliography and index; a fine copy. An important work by teacher and Aboriginal rights activist Margaret Bennett. The daughter of Robert Christison, Bennett grew up on Lammermoor station in North Queensland, where she first developed her interest in and respect for …