Catalogue 78

Catalogue 78

Our latest catalogue contains an impressive selection of manuscripts and autographs, including documents signed by King George IV, King William IV, and Governor George Gawler; letters from W. Baldwin Spencer, T.E. Lawrence, Barry Humphries, and Colin Thiele; signed photographs of Errol Flynn and Anthony Eden; and a presentation copy of Poems 1926-1930 by Robert Graves, with numerous corrections and alterations to the text.

There are many books on Indigenous Australia, not least relating to languages (Teichelmann and Schurmann 1840; Curr 1886-87; Milligan 1890; Schmidt 1952), and art and culture (including Basedow, Fison and Howitt, Hammond, Tindale, Walsh, and Worsnop).

Accounts of voyages, exploration and travel include Magra 1771, Warburton 1875, Lindsay 1888, Tietkens 1890, Birtles 1909, Scott 1913, and Terry 1930. Books of botanical interest include the Basilisk Press edition of The Red Books of Humphry Repton (1976), Maiden’s The Flowering Plants and Ferns of New South Wales (1895-98), Flora of the Kimberley Region (1992), and Orchids of Western Australia (2008).