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Books & Ephemera


The Book department holds a regular sale and offers a comprehensive catalogue of books, maps, manuscripts, postcards, photographs, documents,  periodicals and other printed material. Our specialist is on hand to advise on the sale at auction of single items through to entire collections and libraries whether private or institutional.

For advice on selling at auction please contact the saleroom where our valuer would be happy to discuss the best method of disposal and the appropriate marketing of your collection.

Walk in appraisals are conducted each Thursday during the viewing period from 9am-12pm and appointments can be made at other times.

 

 

Featured Lots


  • Hunter, John An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson & Norfolk Island, with the Discoveries which have been made....

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    Sold for $5,000

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    Hunter, John An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson & Norfolk Island, with the Discoveries which have been made....
  • 17 Volumes of Idriess, Ion L.: Gold-Dust & Ashes, 1933; The Opium Smugglers, 1948; Men of the Jungle, 1932; Madmans Island,...

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    Sold for $4,200

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    17 Volumes of Idriess, Ion L.: Gold-Dust & Ashes, 1933; The Opium Smugglers, 1948; Men of the Jungle, 1932; Madmans Island,...
  • The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay with an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson & Norfork Island...

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    Sold for $3,500

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    The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay with an Account of the Establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson & Norfork Island...
  • 2 Volumes being Collins, David Late judge Advocate & Secretary of the Colony An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales: w...

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    Sold for $5,800

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    2 Volumes being Collins, David Late judge Advocate & Secretary of the Colony An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales: w...
  • Tench, Watkin Capt. of the Marines A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson, in New South Wales, an accurate descriptio...

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    Sold for $7,800

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    Tench, Watkin Capt. of the Marines A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson, in New South Wales, an accurate descriptio...
  • 2 Volumes Flinders, Matthew A Voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country...

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    Sold for $17,000

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    2 Volumes Flinders, Matthew A Voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country...
  • Parkinson, Sydney A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in His Majestys Ship, The Endeavour, printed for Stanfield Parkinson,....

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    Sold for $7,500

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    Parkinson, Sydney A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in His Majestys Ship, The Endeavour, printed for Stanfield Parkinson,....
  • 2 Volumes Oxley, John Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales, undertaken by order of the British Governme...

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    Sold for $3,200

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    2 Volumes Oxley, John Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales, undertaken by order of the British Governme...