Found still wrapped in plastic in box. Some minor foxing to page fronts, see last photo otherwise mint !!
A large early 1900s Australiana autograph book profusely illustrated with watercolour paintings, pencil & pen and ink drawings. The first entry appears to be 1908 & the last 1912. The total number of pages with written commentary or illustrations...
3 of the 4 publications are dated 1909, the superb etchings booklet was revised in 1926. Comes with a 1894 newspaper article, see photo. All in excellent condition, the etching booklet has some small losses to the edges.
Left, rare 1909 Inauguration of the University of Queensland booklet, 20 numbered pages + Preface, stiff covers, some foxing, numerous photo’s and commentary, measures 25cms x 18.5cms, very nice. Right, rare 1921 University of Queensland...
80 numbered pages + soft covers, scattered foxing, numerous photo’s and commentary with full itinerary, large in size measures 27cms x 22cms, stain to covers, all pages still intact.
The diary was written by student Emma C Williamson & commenced on the 26th Sept 1868. The last confirmed written date in the diary appears to the rear, 17th Sept 1870. There are 79 numbered pages + a further 17 unnumbered, making a total of 96 pages...
The majority of the drawings and quotes appear to have been compiled on the S.S. Empire during 1908 & 1909, there are also 2 or 3 dated 1923. There are a total of 29 pages that have either quotes of drawings, all pages of the book are detached for...
They measure 21cms x 13.5cms, soiled with some marks, stains and fold marks.
They measure 12.5cms x 19.5cms, slightly tatty with small losses, marks, stains & pencil marks.
56 numbered pages + soft covers, some minor foxing & stains, internally generally good, measures 15.5cms x 10cms.
Hard to get in Australia. Covers slightly tatty, some minor foxing, 1162 pages
All plates are missing, but in saying that its a rare book, very much sort after by collectors of early Australiana. Inside the front cover is a “Liber” sticker with the name John Fothergill Esq. All pages appear to be present apart...
A handwritten note was found in the prayer book, see photo. I have no way of confirming this, further research is needed. A brief search was conducted and no information was found on Rev. Warr. It is also noted that the info relates to a Chapel known...