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The Giles Exploring Expedition, woodcut engraving

by Giles, Ernest

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Published
1876
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Very good condition
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Australia: Australasian Sketcher, 1876. Very good condition. An engraving published in the newspaper on January 22, 1876, after the fourth of Ernest Giles' expeditions into Western Australia. Giles [1835 -- 1897] was an explorer who led 5 major expeditions into Southern and Western Australia. The expedition began in May 1875 and lasted until November starting from Beltana and… Read more
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Oceanique. Partie de la Nouvelle Hollande, No. 35. (Broome, Western Australia)

by Vandermaelen, Philippe. [Broome, Western Australia]

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Published
1827
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Very good condition
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Brussels: P. Vandermaelen, 1827. Maps. Very good condition. An early map of the Broome & the Kimberly, Western Australia area, from P. Cantheaume to Cambridge Gulf, including the Lacepede Islands. Broome is at the bottom of the Dampier Peninsula, called "C. Boileau." Lithograph with original outline color, 25 x 21.5". Plate no. 35 (Partie de… Read more
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Oceanique. Partie de la Nouvelle Hollande, No. 44 (Exmouth)

by Vandermaelen, Philippe [Exmouth, Western Australia]

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Published
1827
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Brussels: P. Vandermaelen, 1827. An early map of the Exmouth, Western Australia area, from the North West Cape to Roebuck Bay. Lithograph with original outline color, 15 3/4 x 21". Scale [ca. 1:1 650 000]. Plate no. 44 (Partie de La Nlle. Hollande) in vol. 6 (Oceanique) of Atlas Universal de Geographie Physique, Politique, Statistique… Read more
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Pressed Kangaroo Paws (wildflowers) from trip to Collie, Western Australia

by [Western Australia] Cliff, F.

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Published
1909
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Very good overall
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1909. Very good overall. Three large album pages and one scrap, of pressed Australian wildflowers, likely made by a Perth resident in the early 1900s. The album pages is entitled in manuscript, "Wild Flowers of Western Australia", and signed in ink in the lower corner, F. Cliff. The flowers, loosely arranged in a heart… Read more
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Good as Gold Jams - Lemon conserve, label

by H.W. Davidson & Co's

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Published
ca.
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Very good condition
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Melbourne, ca.. Very good condition. A colorful lemon conserve jam label from the H.W. Davidson company with factories in Melbourne and Kalgoorlie. 10 3/4 x 4 3/4", yellow background with white blossoms, pink circular 'good as gold' trademark, and one man handing fresh canned preserves to another, some faint cracks at edges starting.
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image of Nlle. Hollande.  Cabanes du port du Roi Georges (3 pieds de haut) (with) Cabanes de la baie Jervis (6 pieds de haut.) with Nlle. Zelande.  Cabanes de l'anse de l'Astrolabe (3 pieds de haut.) (with) Cabanes de l'anse des torrens. (4 piedes de haut.).  Color lithograph

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Paris, 1833. First edition. Very good condition. An interesting lithograph comparing aboriginal habitations in Albany, Western Australia, Jervis Bay and New Zealand, from the official report of the voyage, "Voyage de la Corvette L'Astrolabe..." under the command of Jules Dumont D'Urville. The voyage had a particular focus on the aborigines and ethnography they encountered. Plate… Read more
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Western Australia, showing the Goldfields

by Philip, George

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Published
1906
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Very good condition
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$250.00

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London: London Geographical Institute, Amalgamated Press Ltd., 1906. Very good condition. Page #205-206 from Harnsworth Universal Atlas. Kalgoorlie, Coolgardie, Broad Arrow, Carnegie's expeditions of 1896-7 are marked. 20 1/4 x 15 1/2". Libraries Australia ID 53758207 cites a 1906 edition at the SLWA. Scale 69.15 statute miles =? 1°. At bottom… Read more
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Stone-Age Bushmen of Today

by Love, J.R.B.

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Published
1936
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Fair
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London, 1936. Hardcover. Fair. The Worara tribe of north western Australia. 8vo, 220 pp, 15 plts of l6, LACKING the frontis. Green cloth marked, scattered fox spotting. A good reading copy.
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image of Description De L'Isthme De Darien Des Proprietez Du Pais Et De La Ville De Panama; A La Quelle On A Joint Une Description Curieuse Des Diverses Plantes, Oiseaux, Poissons Les Plus Rares Qui Se Trouvent Dans La Nouvelle Hollande. / Carte De L'Isthme De Darien Et Du Golfe De Panama

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Paris, 1721. From the Australian point of view, most interesting for the illustrations drawn from Dampier's explorations on the West Australian coast, particularly the images of fish, birds, squid & plants, the first images of Australian fauna & flora to be seen by the Western world. It includes extensive text describing the natural history found there, in French. His… Read more
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London: Chas. Knight & Co. 22, Ludgate Street., 1846. Tooley 1179. 11 counties in Tasmania and 22 counties in W.A. One copy cited at the NLA, Bib ID 149265. Scale [ca. 1:1 800 000]. London : Chas Knight & Co. 22 Ludgate Street, [1846] . 2 maps on 1 sheet :… Read more
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Views of Fremantle W.A. in 1892

by Rider & Mercer

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Published
1892
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Ballarat, Victoria: Rider & Mercer, 1892. A scarce "Supplement to the West Australian and the Western Mail". The central view is of Fremantle Harbor without docks. It is surrounded by various small views of Fremantle and advertisements for Fremantle merchants. In the lower left corner it states; "The advertisements on this sheet are contracted for… Read more
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Chambers' Edinburgh Journal, Volume IV, with article, "Mutiny of the Bounty"

by Chambers, William & Robert

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Published
1836
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Very good overall
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$95.00

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London: Orr and Smith, 1836. Hardcover. Very good overall. Full yearly bound volume of 52 numbers, beginning with January 31, 1835, through January 23, 1836. Content includes the Mutiny of the Bounty, Halley's Comet, and Ross' s Expedition to the Arctic (p346 - 347). Folio, 416 pp, all edges marbled. Three quarter black gilt leather… Read more
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image of Cygne noir de la Nouvelle hollande (Black Swan) & Drome Ardeole (Crab Plover).  Hand colored engraving

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Paris, 1820. Otherwise very good condition. Hand colored copper engravings of the Crab Plover and Black Swan. 6 1/2 x 10 1/8", slt toned, image off center as printed.
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Spinifex and Sand

by Carnegie, David W.

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Published
1898
Condition
Good condition
Edition
First American edition
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$600.00

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New York: F. Mansfield, 1898. First American edition. Hardcover. Good condition. An important tome in Western Australian exploration. Carnegie's aims were to determine the nature of the country between Warburton & Forrest's routes, ascertain whether any auriferous areas existed to the north & to examine the possibility of a direct stock route between the two goldfields. … Read more
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Rottnest Island Playground Western Australia. Tourist map

by Western Australia

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Published
1962
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Very good + condition
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Perth WA: A. B. Davies, Government Printer, 1962. Wraps. Very good + condition. Color pictorial souvenir folding map of the noted Australian island, with a cover illustration by D. R. Webster (printed signature at lower right front panel). The large folding map shows roads, motor tracks, footpaths, tracks and points of interest. On verso, is the… Read more
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Spinifex and Sand

by Carnegie, David W.

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Published
1898
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Very good condition
Edition
First American edition
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$900.00

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New York: F. Mansfield, 1898. First American edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. An important tome in Western Australian exploration. Carnegie's aims were to determine the nature of the country between Warburton & Forrest's routes, ascertain whether any auriferous areas existed to the north & to examine the possibility of a direct stock route between the two goldfields. … Read more
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Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in Northwest and Western Australia during the Years 1837, 1838 and 1839

by Grey, George

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Published
1841
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Very good - condition
Edition
First edition
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$1,500.00

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London: T&W Boone, 1841. First edition. Hardcover. Very good - condition. A fine large paper copy of these important expeditions of discovery to the north-west of Western Australia. "Both the journeys of exploration described in these volumes were undertaken for the Royal Geographical Society. They met with disasters. The first expedition landed near Hanover Bay, and made… Read more
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(Adelaide): H.R. James & Co, 1939. Wraps. Very good overall. Profusely illustrated guide to Perth and Western Australia, with printed photographic illustrations on every page. Title page, "A Series of Magnificent Views Illustrating Western Australia". Many views around Perth. Also Fremantle, Kalgoorlie, Katanning, Albany, Geraldton, Collie, Manjimup, Bunbury, Narrogin, Northam, Busselton, Bridgetown, and… Read more
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Orient Line, Perth and Fremantle handbill & 2 city plans

by [Western Australia]

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Published
1932
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Very good condition
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1932. Wraps. Very good condition. Folded hand sheet with brief history of Western Australia, and description of the highlights of Perth and Fremantle. With two printed color maps of Perth and Fremantle showing the Orient Line Offices and Orient Line Berths as well as tram lines & taxi service, loosely inserted. Hand sheet 10 1/4… Read more
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Travels in Western Australia. Prospectus

by Vivienne, May

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Published
1901
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London: Heinemann & Co, 1901. A pictorial prospectus printed in elaborate type fonts, for the work by May Vivienne, the title and a gold nugget illustration printed in gold. The prospectus states, "A copy of this Work has been graciously accepted by his Majesty the King, and H. R. H. The Duke of Cornwall and York". … Read more
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