You can reduce the number of items displayed by entering a keyword that must be included in the description of the item.

These items are not for sale and the descriptions, images and prices are for reference purposes only.

A two-sided vellum leaf drawn manuscript, the text written in ecclesiastical Latin, 15th century, 7 cm high, 11 cm diameter

Geoffrey C Ingleton, (1908-1998), Royal Australian historical Society, Sydney Cove, August 1788, etching ed. Artist's proof "D, signed lower right, 25.2 x 20 cm

1827 Van Dieman's Land Land Grant signed by Governor George Arthur

1877 military Commission NSW. Document commissioning Robert Allwood Nathan as a Lieutenant of the NSW artillery. Signed with official seal by Governor Robinson. In contemporary cedar frame.38 x 41 cm

Convict Document: 1850 form filled out by Govenor of Prison ('York' Hulk) for convict William Andrews, convicted in 1847 for 15 years for Forgery.

New South Wales, Absolute Pardon, 1847 signed by Governor Fitzroy to Alfred Toogood who was transported for the Luddite crime of machine breaking, 35 x 40 cm

The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue Of The Industry Of All Nations, 1851' [London], 'The Carpenter, Joiner & Hand Railer' by Robert Riddell, 'TheHardwoods Of Australia And Their Economics' by R.T.Baker

Norma Grimshaw travel Diary comprising various world photos, correspondence, post cards, extensive travel notes & diary entries, newspaper clippings, business cards & various ephemera, circa 1950's & 60's.

An indenture: Richard Hardwick of Idlo to Thomas Stansfield of Idlo,Woolsey weaver dated 13th May 1782, ink on paper, 2 wax seals, largely intact, 34.5 x 55 cm

Three early Colonial sketchbooks inscribed 'Peter Macpherson, Australian College, James Street. May 4th, 1841. Sydney', and one 1940.

Diggs, Dudley 'The Unlawfulnesse of subjects Taking up Armes against their Soveraigne.....' [London, 1644] 1st edition, 170pp bound in vellum with mss title to spine.

Bumbooziana: 'Sundry Notes && Papers, being the recently discovered notes and documents of the Natural & Instinctive Bestiality Research Expedition. collected and collated under the title Bumbooziana wherein is set down the illfated Expedit

Convict Document: 1893 Department of Prisons document for Frances Schomberg with photograph, description & offence (Causing the death of her infant son by starvation).,

Forrest, John 'Explorations in Australia…' (London, Sampson Low, 1875)., Octavo, eight plates, four folding maps, in original green cloth, gilt vignette on upper board. An important account of Forrest's successful exploring career, during which he most fam

Views Of Victoria 1853-4' lithographed from original drawings by Edmund Thomas & published by F.Varley, oblong red leather boards with embossed gilt title on the front, some wear to the boards, toning and foxing throughout,

White, John: 'Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales with Sixty-five Plates of Non descript Animals, Birds, Lizards, Serpents, curious Cones of Trees and other Natural Productions.' (J. Debrett, London, 1790), Quarto, with an engraved title page and 64 (of

Sir Charles Hotham (1806-55, 2nd Governor of Victoria), signature on 1854 'Victoria, Town Lot' document for the purchase of land at Geelong, with seal of Colony of Victoria, plus 1855 letter regarding a correction made to the Grant.,

Lachlan Macquarie (1761-1824, 5th Governor of Australia (NSW)), signature on 1821 Land Grant for 60 Acres in Van Diemen's Land, scarce original document.,

William Buckley, the Wild White Man, the Newsletter of Australasia' Number XIV - August 1857 (George Slater, Melbourne) with an engraved portrait of William Buckley by Frederick Grosse and a lengthy manuscript letter dated July 1857 and concerning the

Conditional Pardon For Convict William Sweeney, 1849 (January 13) pardon, headed Van Diemen's Land, granted to William Sweeney of Ireland, on the condition that 'he shall not during the said period for which the said sentence was pronounced return

N.S.W. Conditional Pardon, dated 13th July 1847 (on vellum) for Thomas Fishlock, tried and convicted at Wiltshire Assizes in March 1832 (house breaking) and sentenced to transportation for life. The pardon is signed at Government House, Sydney, by the Gove

7th Nov. 1837 Convict 'Pass' From Van Diemen's Land, Headed 'Roads Establishment Oatlands' the handwritten 'pass' for Convict Alfred Stallard ( H.M.S. 'Bardaster', in 1835, 7 years for larceny), to leave the road-gang at

C. B. Walker, Melbourne and Suburbs: 60 albumen prints affixed to the pages of a dilapidated album, each titled in manuscript below the image. Subjects include hotels, town halls, schools, street scenes, churches, etc., circa 1880, Mainly 15 x 20 cm.

Centennial International Exhibition, 1888 - Presentation Album to Sir Henry Loch, 67 Photos, embossed on front cover: Presented to His Excellency Sir H. B. Loch, G. C. M. G., K. C. B. Governor of Victoria by the Executive Commissioners for the Centennial I

Colonial Tasmanian Land Grant on vellum dated 1838 & signed by Sir John Franklin

Colonial Tasmanian Land Grant on vellum dated 1860 & signed by Governor Sir Henry young. Grant to Prominent Oatlands Pioneer Thomas Burbury

Colonial Victorian Land Grant on vellum dated 1854 & signed by Governor Sir Charles Hotham. Hotham Played a Major Role in the Eureka Stockade Riots

Colonial Tasmanian Land Grant on vellum dated 1837 & signed by Governor George Arthur. Grant to prominent Tasmanian pioneer Edward Bisdee

An original document of gold regulations that caused 'Eureka'

A pair of reconstituted stone garden decorations in the form of birds on globes approx. 125 cm high, 32 cm wide square base

James Backhouse 'A narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies' 1843 first edition (without the Derwent plate)

Land Grant signed by Governor Darling 1831. Awarding John Earl of Sydney, 13 perches of land in parish of Saint Lawrence, county of Cumberland. Bounded on the west by Castlereagh St, dated 19th October, 1831. 31 x 38.5 cm

Land Grant signed by Governor Macquarie 1821. Awarding 50 acres of land to Henry Sells in the disrict of Bringelly, bordering the Nepean river. Original seal & ribbon extant. 28 x 33 cm

Collingridge, George: the Discovery of Australia, a Critical, Documentary and historical Investigation, Concerning the priority of Discovery in Australia by, Europeans before the arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the Endeavour, in the year 1770

c1854-1906 documents relating to land in Ballarat (5), Creswick, Talbot (4) &. Bendigo (3), includes ones signed by Sir Henry Barkly (3rd Governor of Victoria)

A small painting of music notes on vellum in an illuminated manuscript style, possibly 18th century

Early Tasmanian Documents relating to James Maclanachan of 'Ballochmyle', hand written & printed, 88 items, 1840-1873

Early Tasmanian hand written Documents relating to James Maclanachan of 'Ballochmyle' 1828-1846 (73 items)

Early Tasmanian Documents relating to James Maclanachan of 'Ballochmyle', official printed papers, 20 items, 1864-1876

Early Land Grant on vellum dated 1857 and signed by Sir William Dennison Lt Gov van Diemens Land Granted to Edward Dumaresq Surveyor General 1825-1828

A Victorian pocket notebook, leather covered, containing dried, pressed flowers, hair lockets, diary entries relating to the Stilwell family and watercolour views, 7 x 10 cm. Inscribed on fly leaf Frances (Stilwell) Wapstone.

.