Catalogues

Online Catalogue #38

Online Catalogue #38

Our latest offering features an important collection relating to the early exploration of the Northern Territory, compiled by William Webster Hoare (1841-1927), surgeon's assistant and dispenser on George Goyder's survey expedition of 1868-9.

The balance of the catalogue is an eclectic assortment of militaria, bookplates, photography, art, aviation, vintage Australian tourist guides and more.

Happy browsing!

Online Catalogue #37

Online Catalogue #37

As well as preparing for our two currently-running online auctions (see below) we have also been hard at work on our latest retail list.

One singular and significant item is an impressive sketchbook of original drawings and verse compiled collaboratively by two Australian officers on the Western Front during the First World War.

The balance of the catalogue is our traditional rich miscellany, including travel and exploration, literature, fine bindings, autograph material, photographs, trade catalogues, Indigenous Australiana, and more.

Online Auction #6 - Gastronomy

Online Auction #6 - Gastronomy

A private collection of antiquarian books on cookery and household management: 95 single-item lots of mainly 18th and 19th century editions. Highlights include the first edition of Robert Smith’s Court Cookery (1723), a signed copy of Elizabeth Raffald’s The Experienced English Housekeeper (1773, third edition), Markham's A Way to get Wealth (1683), Mary Cole’s The Lady's Complete Guide (1791, third edition), and Williamson’s The Colonial Baker (a rare 1900 regional imprint from Yass in NSW, with an unrecorded supplement).

This is a timed online-only auction, and bidding is now open. Lots will progressively close from 3pm ACDT on 31 March 2019.

  • If a lot receives a bid within the last 10 minutes, it will remain open for an additional 10 minutes.
  • If any further bidding occurs, the extension timer will reset to 10 minutes.
  • If no further bidding activity occurs, the lot closes when the timer runs out.

As many of you may be new to this style of auction, please do not hesitate to contact us with any queries.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND BID

Buyer's premium 20%
Online Auction fee 3%
Click here to view the Conditions of Sale

Online Auction #5 - Military History

Online Auction #5 - Military History

From three private collections: 200 lots, comprising numerous unit and aviation histories, rare ephemera and photographs, with numerous signed items (including Sir John Monash, Sir Nevill Smyth VC, Keith Payne VC and aviation prints). Highlights include a complete set of six Guerrilla Handbooks by Ion Idriess, rare troopship newspapers, and original artwork by Bruce Bairnsfather and Norman Wilkinson.

This is a timed online-only auction, and bidding is now open. Lots will progressively close from 12pm ACDT on 31 March 2019.

  • If a lot receives a bid within the last 10 minutes, it will remain open for an additional 10 minutes.
  • If any further bidding occurs, the extension timer will reset to 10 minutes.
  • If no further bidding activity occurs, the lot closes when the timer runs out.

As many of you may be new to this style of auction, please do not hesitate to contact us with any queries.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND BID

Buyer's premium 20%
Online Auction fee 3%
Click here to view the Conditions of Sale

Online Auction #4

Online Auction #4

Welcome to our first auction of the year. The 270 lots are drawn exclusively from two private collections, comprising in the main signed modern first editions, literature, children's books, Australiana (especially anthropology, aviation and militaria), and ephemera.

All items are available for viewing at our North Terrace premises. However, for the majority of you who are not Adelaideans and for whom personal inspection is not an option, all items are accurately described and photographed, and are covered by our conditional guarantee.

This is a timed online-only auction, and bidding is now open. Lots will progressively close from 2pm ACDT on Sunday 3 February 2019.

  • If a lot receives a bid within the last 10 minutes, it will remain open for an additional 10 minutes.
  • If any further bidding occurs, the extension timer will reset to 10 minutes.
  • If no further bidding activity occurs, the lot closes when the timer runs out.

As many of you may be new to this style of auction, please do not hesitate to contact us with any queries.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND BID

Buyer's premium 20%
Online Auction fee 3%
Click here to view the Conditions of Sale

Online Catalogue #36

Online Catalogue #36

New Year’s greetings, and welcome to our first retail catalogue for 2019. It is an interesting miscellany representative of just some of our many interests – in this case these include art, autographs, literature, photographs, travel and exploration. Recent acquisitions include rare Lawrence of Arabia ephemera, Somerset de Chair’s The First Crusade (Golden Cockerel Press, one of 100 copies), and Idriess’s The Cattle King (1936, a fine first edition with the dustwrapper).

Photographs include the first one taken of Robert O’Hara Burke’s burial tree, a framed pair of images of the Smith brothers’ Vickers Vimy in Adelaide in March 1920, a very unusual group portrait of Oswald Mosley and his first wife’s family, and fine portraits of Don Bradman and George Fife Angas.

Christmas Short List 2018

Christmas Short List 2018

A short list of fine and gift-worthy Australian art books (many with original graphics), attractive Federation ephemera, and more!

Best wishes for the Christmas season from all of us at Treloars!

Online Catalogue #35

Online Catalogue #35

Just in time for the Christmas season, we are pleased to announce our latest online catalogue.

Highlights include a superb Japanese plant nursery catalogue containing 143 hand-coloured plates (1892), and a rare 1543 edition of the Luther Bible, with over 100 woodcut illustrations.

Strong sections include militaria, cartography, Australian exploration, photographically-illustrated books, trade catalogues, South Australiana, and more!

Happy browsing!