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The Bushman : or, Life in a New Country

by Landor,E.W. (Edward Willson), 1811-1878

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Published
1847
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$750.00

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London: Richard Bentley, 1847. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo, 438pp, Frontispiece + 3 engravings with 1 woodcut. Fine un trimmed copy in original blue cloth with gold title and publisher on the spine. Book plate of famed Australian collector Tristan Buesst. Tristan Noël Marchand Buesst (1894-1982) A serious book collector, in 1966 he formed the Friends of… Read more
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Australia Calls You. The Continent of Opportunity!

by [Australia; Travel brochure] [Trompf, Percy]

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Published
1928
Condition
Very good condition
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$125.00

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Sydney: Bloxham & Chambers, 1928. Very good condition. Travel guide, the covers illustrated by Australian poster artist Percy Trompf, the images "Twelve Thousand Miles of Golden Beaches"; "Settler, Investor, Tourist!" and "The Continent of Opportunity!". This brochure was compiled and issued jointly by the Australian Railways Commissioners, ten years after the completion of the Trans-Australian Railway,… Read more
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image of Photo Album 1870-1892 including many images of Queensland

Photo Album 1870-1892 including many images of Queensland

by [Photographs; Queensland]

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Published
1892
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1892. Albumen photographs, about 68 photographs of varying sizes, most interesting for their association with Gympie, Queensland and panoramic photograph of Brisbane. Most helpfully, the album has a handwritten key for the photographs, which are numbered in roman numerals with their location and the date. The photos of Queensland date from 1870 to 1890 and appear to… Read more
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View of Port Jackson, taken from the South Head

by Westall, William, A.R.A. F.L.S. Engraved by John Pye

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Published
1814
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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$1,750.00

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London: G. & W. Nicol, 1814. First edition. Print. Very good condition. The view of Sydney from Mathew Flinders' "A Voyage to Terra Australis". The panorama of Sydney Harbor is the backdrop for an intimate scene of an aboriginal man and woman sitting around a fire next to xanthorrea and banksia. <br/><br/>Published London… Read more
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The Hobart Town Almanack, and Van Diemen's Land Annual, for 1838

by [Ross, James]; Jorgen Jorgenson

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Published
1838
Condition
As is
Edition
First edition
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$225.00

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Hobart: William Gore Elliston, 1838. First edition. Hardcover. As is. Scarce almanac, lacking the frontispiece and first 4 pages of text in "The Annual" and folding table; nevertheless a pleasant copy of the first edition of this important work on Tasmania. Part of a series first published in 1829 which provided useful information on the state of the… Read more
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The Vegetation of the Chatham-Islands. Sketched by Ferdinand Mueller

by Von Mueller, Baron Sir Ferdinance Jacob Heinrich von Mueller (1825-1896); Henry H. Travers (1844-1928); Charles Joseph La Trobe (1801-1875)

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Published
1864
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Melbourne: John Ferres, 1864. Inscribed by two of the most important figures in the history of Australian natural history. Rare on the market (the print run was just 522) and a presentation copy from the author to La Trobe, the 1st Lieutenant-governor of the colony of Victoria (the man who oversaw the establishment of the Botanical Gardens in… Read more
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L'Australie, set of 6 trade cards

by [Australia; Trade Cards]

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Published
1900
Condition
Very good condition
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$65.00

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Leibig Company, 1900. Very good condition. Set of six beautifully colored lithographic trade cards of Australia, including a kangaroo image, issued by the Liebig company, with the text in French. The set is titled, "L'Australie". One of the most graphic sets produced by this European company which enjoyed an international market in the late 19th and… Read more
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In Australia, set of 6 trade cards, text in Italian

by [Australia; Trade Cards]

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Published
1900
Condition
Very good condition
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Leibig Company, 1900. Very good condition. Set of six beautifully colored lithographic trade cards of Australia, including a kangaroo image, issued by the Liebig company, with the text in Italian. The set is titled, "In Australia". The Italian set is identical to the French edition, but more uncommon. One of the most graphic sets produced… Read more
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Polo Austral O Meridionale & Antarctico

by Coronelli, Vincenzo. [Antarctic Map]

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The map for the South Pole for the 45" terrestrial globe from Coronelli's "Libro Dei Globi", published in Venice 1697. 14" diameter, copper engraving, central fold strengthened. Prior to all sightings, the map shows no suggestion of the Antarctic continent. Going against common practice of the day, Coronelli was fastidious in only plotting that which had been… Read more
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Printed Maps of Tasmania, 1642 - 1900

by Tooley, R. V.

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Published
1975
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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London: Francis Edwards, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Still the classic reference to maps of Tasmania by the man who put together the collection of Australian maps that forms the foundation of the National Library of Australia's collection. Small 4to, 88pp text, frontis & illustrations of 49 maps. Light blue cloth with gilt titled spine.… Read more
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The Way Home. Being the second part of The Chronicles of The Fortunes of Richard Mahony

by Richardson, Henry Handel

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Published
1925
Condition
Fine/Fine
Edition
First UK edition
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$175.00

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London: Heinemann, 1925. First UK edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A fine copy of the second volume in "The Chronicles of the Fortunes of Richard Mahoney. 8vo, [4], 345pp. Original decorated cloth with a fine copy of the yellow dust jacket.
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THE WAY HOME. Being the second part of The Chronicles of The Fortunes of Richard Mahony

by Richardson, Henry Handel

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Published
1925
Condition
Fine/Fine
Edition
First UK edition
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$85.00

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London: Heinemann, 1925. First UK edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A very good copy of the second volume in the chronicles of "The Fortunes of Richard Mahoney". 8vo, [4], 345pp. Original blue decorated cloth with a battered copy of the yellow dust jacket. WHAT.
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Du reve a la loi chez les Aborigenes. Mythes, rites et organisation sociale en Australie

by Glowczewski, Barbara

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Published
1991
Condition
Very good overall
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$50.00

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Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 1991. Paperback. Very good overall. Inscribed by the author to Mervyn Meggitt- "For Mervyn. the No. 1 Anthopologist. Amitie, Barbara". Large 8vo, 362 pp, index. "Specimen" stamped on foredge, discoloration on top edge.
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Les Reveurs du Desert, peuple Warlpiri d'Australie

by Glowczewski, Barbara

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Published
1989
Condition
Very good overall, with slight markig on foredges.
Edition
First edition
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$20.00

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Paris: Plon, 1989. First edition. Paperback. Very good overall, with slight markig on foredges.. Inscribed by the author to Mervyn Meggitt, "For Pr. Mervyn Meggitt whose beautiful 'Desert People' gave a history fo the Warlpiri. Cordialement Barbara Glowczewski". 8vo, 285pp, central section of b&w photographs.
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India Orientalis (map)

by Lasor a Varea, Alphonsus

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Published
1713
Condition
Good + overall
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$375.00

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Padua, 1713. Good + overall. A woodblock map within a page of text, published by Lasor a Varea in 1713. The map encompasses China, Persia, India, all of South East Asia, Japan, the Phillipines, Japan, the NW coast of America and a large New Guinea and "Beach Pars contientis Australis" as per Marco Polo, ostensibly the… Read more
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Adelaide: R. E. E. Rogers Government Printer, 1913. Wraps. Good .. A paper concerning the outcome of mandatory reporting of tuberculosis in South Australia, which in 1898 was the first jurisdiction in the world to make tuberculosis a disease required by law to be reported to the government. Read before the International Congress on Hygiene and Demography… Read more
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image of Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe Exécuté par ordre du roi, pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829 sous le Commandement de J. Dumont d'Urville.  Atlas Hydrographique

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Paris: J. Tastu, 1833. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. The Hydrographic folio atlas volume only, the very rare atlas from the first edition of d'Urville's voyage in the Astrolabe. The first voyage of the Astrolabe (1826 to 1829) was a circumnavigation of the globe which would include Australia, King George Sound, Port Jackson, New Zealand, Fiji,… Read more
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Peter Parley's Universal History, or the Basis of Geography

by Wilson, Rev. T., edit

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Published
1870
Condition
Good condition
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$45.00

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New York: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co, 1870. Hardcover. Good condition. A children's book, with much on Australia, convicts, Captain Cook, and the Bounty. Small 8vo, 700pp, ads at end papers, 20 maps, 125 engravings. Half black half calf & black cloth boards. Spine rubbed, chipped spine ends; corners bumped with cloth pulling away… Read more
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image of Melbourne Town Hall and an image of the Exhibition Building, postcard celebrating Great White Fleet.  7 postcards

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Melbourne: Pater, 1908. Very good overall. A handsome color postcard produced to celebrate the Great White Fleet's visit to Melbourne in 1908. With an image of Melbourne Town Hall, decorated with the flags & crests of Australia and the US, with decorative surrounds and wattle design. On the verso, the initials WTP inside a floral diamond, the… Read more
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$75.00
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'Western Australia'. Color Travel Poster

by [Poster; Australia] Trompf, Percy

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Published
1936
Condition
Very good condition
Item Price
$1,500.00

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Sydney: Australian National Travel Association, 1936. Very good condition. A charming color lithograph travel poster depicting a young blonde girl with large bouquet of flowers in one arm, the other arm up to shield her eyes from the sun, walking through a flower strewn meadow. Poster signed "Trompf" (Australian poster artist Percy Trompf) in all capitals at… Read more
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