Literature - Colonial
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Melbourne: Peter Alcock and George Robertson, 1869.
Tribute to John Pascoe FawknerLithographed bifolium; with stamp of the Ingleton collection. The second number of the first Melbourne newspaper, here reproduced in a scarce nineteenth-century facsimile edition sold by George Robertson.Not surprisingly, copies of the original issues are of the utmost...
London: Cadell and Davies, 1811.
One of Field's earliest publicationsOctavo; an excellent copy in contemporary half calf (spine renewed) and marbled boards, new endpapers. First edition of a rare piece by of one of Australia's first civilian judges, one of our first poets (and warm friend of Charles Lamb)...
London: Gay and Hancock Ltd., 1913. Thick octavo, black & white photographic illustrations throughout; original dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. The first illustrated edition of Newland's romance of the bush, first published in 1893. Paving the Way, although a work of fiction, is famous for its sympathetic...
[Sydney or Scotland]: 21 August, 1829. Three-page ALS in a neat but unfinished hand, 228 x 185 mm., original red wax seal, stamp for the Sydney post office but not otherwise marked, very good. A charming and rather rare example of a woman writing from Sydney in the 1820s. The...