Charles Darwin, On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life, John Murray, London, 1859, octavo, folding lithographed diagram, 32-page publisher's catalogue dated June 1859, bound at
A collection of William Blake's watercolour designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray in three volumes, printed for J. Murray, Fleet Street, 1972. First edition. Quarter leather bound, marbled boards, limited to 518 copies, each volume housed in individual
Sir Walter Lawry Buller (1838-1906) 'A History of the Birds of New Zealand', London 1873. iii-xxiii, 384p, p of reviews and notices concerning a proposed issue of Supplement, absent title and frontis, illus., 35 hand coloured plates by J. G. Keu
Book of New Zealand Ferns, Eric Craige (1829-1923, compilor and retailer)An album of mounted specimens, with ink-stamped title 'New Zealand ferns mounted by Eric Craig, Princess Street, Auckland.circa 1880
'Australian Parrots' by Joseph M Forshaw & William T. Cooper [Melbourne, 1980], second revised edition limited 518/1000, signed by the author and illustrator, 2 Vol., full green Morocco folio in original cloth covered case
Roman Architecture Sculpture and Ornaments Selected Examples From Piranesi's Monumental Work Published in Rome 1756' edited by William Young facsimile edition circa 1900, comprising 48 lithograph plates.
A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson signed book 'The Collected Verse of A.B. Paterson' published by Angus & Robertson Ltd, 1923 signed by Banjo Paterson with his written inscription 'above all Grammar' to the inside front cover. Condition good to fair, wear to the front
Christie, Agatha 'Ten Little Niggers', first edition, 252pp + 2pp. advertisements, original orange cloth very bright, lettered in black on spine, dust-jacket with a few minor chips, light spotting, mainly confined to the outer page edges but overall an exc
WILSON, Hardy 'Old Colonial Architecture in New South Wales and Tasmania' [Sydney, 1924]. Hardcover. SIGNED Number 240 out of 1,000. Gilt lettering and decoration on front/ back cover and along spine. All plates and tissue guards present and intact.
JEWELLERY: 'Australian Jewellery'  by Schofield && Fahy. together with a 'Mappin & Webb and Webb Bros' hard cover catalogue c.1905 illustrating the enormous range of products they sold or manufactured, all with prices. (2 items).
AUSTRALIAN FURNITURE: 'Early Colonial Furniture in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land'  by Craig, Fahy & Robertson. Nineteenth Century Australian Furniture'  by Fahy, Simpson & Simpson. Australian Furniture Pictorial and Dictionary 1788 - 19
de RAPIN, Paul [1661-1725] translated by TINDAL Nicolas [1687-1774] 'The HISTORY of ENGLAND' Vol. 1 , Vol. 2 , Vol.3 , Vol.4 , Vol.4 Part 2  plus a volume of 65+ maps and charts by Searle or Basire 'For Mr Tindal's Continuatio
ROBERTSON, E. Graeme & CRAIG, Edith N. 'Early Houses of Northern Tasmania - An Historical and Architectural Survey' [Georgian House, Melbourne, 1964] in 2 volumes. Limited edition [#198] signed by the authors and endorsed 'To Geoffrey Stilwell with many th
GIBSON (Clarke) Caroline [1820-1886] 'A Simple Abstract of the GEOGRAPHY and HISTORY of TASMANIA. Intended for Young Learners. [Hudosn & Hopwood, Launceston, 1871], small hardcover with grey boards - title (front) & adverts. (back) printed in black. With f
NIXON, Francis Russell, Bishop of Tasmania: 'The Cruise of the Beacon: A Narrative of a Visit to The Islands in Bass's Straits, with illustrations.' [Bell && Daldy, London. 1857] Hardcover First edition. 116pp and 24 pages of ads. Illustrated half-title, f
MUNDY, Godfrey Charles 'OUR ANTIPODES: or, Residence and Rambles in The Australasian Colonies with A Glimpse of the Gold Fields' [Richards Bentley, London, 1852] 2nd Edition, revised. 3 volumes. With all plates as called for. Ferguson 12957. Also, 4 other
MEREDITH, Mrs. Charles 'MY HOME in TASMANIA, during a residence of Nine Years.' [John Murray, London, 1852]. in 2 vols. Hardcover original green cloth ornamented in blind-stamp, spine lettering gilt. 274, viii + 275 pp. Illustrated with engraved plates & h
HENDERSON, Alexander 'Henderson's Australian Families. A Genealogical and Biographical Record. Volume 1' [all published], 1st Edition [Melbourne, 1941]. 408 pp. with very many b/w illustrations (portraits, houses and family crests), orig. red cloth with gi
The QUEENS CLOSET OPENED: Incomparable Secrets in Physick, Chyrugery, Preserving and Candying, &c. Which were presented unto the QUEEN By the most Experienced Persons of the Times. .' [London, Christ. Eccleston, 1662]. bound together with 'A QUEENS DELIGHT
Volume - 'All That Glitters: Australian Colonial Gold and Silver From the Vizard Foundation,' edited by Brian Hubber catalogue published in conjunction with exhibition of the same name, held at Geelong gallery, 2001. Published by Geelong gallery, 2001.
Volume - 'Treasures From Australian Churches,' by Judith O'Callaghan catalogue published in conjunction with exhibition of the same name, held at the National Gallery of Victoria in 1985. the National Gallery of Victoria, 1985.
Volume - 'Australian Gold & Silver: 1851-1900,' edited by Eva Czernis-Ryl a catalogue of essays published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Australian Gold and Silver, 1851-1900,' held at the Powerhouse Museum. Powerhouse Publishing, Sydney, 1995.
Australian Dictionary of Biography' Volumes 1-13 complete, plus Index [Melbourne, 1967-93];plus 'A Biographical Register 1788-1939' in 2 volumes by Gibbney & Smith [Canberra, 1987]. The definitive works.
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