Sydney, NSW Bookstall Company, [c.1900]. The folding panoramic view is 'Adelaide, from Exhibition, looking S.W.'; other photos include Exhibition Building, North Terrace, Victor Harbour, Victoria Square, 'University, Adelaide', King William Street, Currie Street, King William Street, Glenelg and Port River.
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Adelaide, AFA, 1922. All of the plates and most of the eight-page report by the President, Walter Hutley, deal specifically with Point McLeay. With the pencilled ownership initials of Tom Austen Brown.
Adelaide, AFA, 1953. The usual miscellany of paragraphs and short articles on Aboriginal matters from around the country, plus PENHALL, W.R.: The Story of Ooldea (5 pages); ERSKINE, Pastor A.B.: How Ernabella Mission is dealing with Primitive Aborigines (4 pages) and ROWE, Reverend Gordon: Native Help in Australian Development (6...
Melbourne, Julius Feldheim, 1913. 'History of the Progress of Adelaide ... with Comparative Illustrations of the '40's and Today. The Views of Early South Australia are Authentic Reproductions of Original Sketches and Paintings by Artists of the time ... selected from the extensive collection of Mr Julius Feldheim'.
Adelaide, Adelaide Teachers' College/ Education Department of SA, 1943, 1944 and 1945. Three Adelaide Gilbert and Sullivan programmes from WW2; the shows were put on at the Tivoli Theatre, Grote Street (which alert Adelaideans will recognise as Her Majesty's Theatre).
Adelaide, Aborigines' Friends' Association, [late 1930s?, reprinted from the AFA Report]. The first six pages contain captioned plates depicting 'Uncivilized natives, living under stone age conditions'; the next nine pages 'Civilized natives, who have come under mission influence', and the last page contains text by David Unaipon: 'An Aboriginal Pleads...
Adelaide, B.O.B.S., 1930. The Programme/ Menu is signed on the rear cover by some 35 local business identities.
Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia, 1967. With the ownership signature of Dr Helen Jones.
North Adelaide, Bonython Art Gallery, 1970. Charles Blackman exhibition catalogue; March 8 until April 2 1970.
[Blackwood, Literary Society of the Blackwood, Coromandel and Belair Club], 1914. This elusive journal was 'devoted to the interests of [the Adelaide Hills suburbs] Blackwood, Coromandel Valley, Belair, and Eden Hills'. The editorial to what became the final issue commences thus: 'Many a good man has been hung for no...
Melbourne, Government Printer, 1907. Commonwealth Parliamentary Paper Number 12 of 1907 (Second Session); only 900 copies printed. The items under discussion are primarily of a tropical nature: cotton fibres, mohair, vegetable oils, rice, rubber, coffee beans, tobacco leaf, dates (and fish).
[Broken Hill, Broken Hill City Council, c.1957].
Adelaide, Tyrrell's Limited, (mid-1920s).
Details of 214 priced items. Not identified as such, but from the estate of Ivor Francis (an exhibitor).
[Keswick, The Corporation], 1953.
Adelaide, F.W. Preece & Sons (and printed at the Hassell Press), 1930. Not least, pp 25-26, The Home of the Blizzard by Sir Douglas Mawson, and the rear cover advertising the 1930 abridged popular edition.
The medals are: (1) 'Amateur Photographer' Prize Medal. [Engraved] Special Competition 1900. J. Kauffmann. A silver medal, 50 mm in diameter, hallmarked and stamped with the initials J.A.R. (James Andrew Restall, the Birmingham medallist). (2) 'Amateur Photographer' Prize Medal. [Engraved] Holidays with the Camera 1901. J. Kauffmann. A silver medal...
Kensington/ Adelaide, Kensington Gallery/ BMG Art, 2006. Exhibition catalogue with 9 full page colour illustrations. An illustrated invitation to the Past Works exhibition is loosely inserted.
London, Collins, [No date, circa early 1890s]. Tidy contemporary ownership details (Whinham College, South Australia). One of the Collins School Series.
[Adelaide, Gregory's, No Date]/ 1936. Superb reference to Adelaide in the centenary year.
Adelaide, Rigby, 1977. A (slightly foxed) related print (by Albert Namatjira) is loosely inserted.
[At Sea, The Societies, as above], 10 August 1918. Not surprisingly, we can find no record of this most ephemeral item. 'Pte C. Spencer Smith' is written at the head of the first page. The service record of 55891 Cecil Spencer Smith (courtesy of the invaluable National Archives of Australia...
Adelaide, F.W. Preece, 1940.
Two of the thirteen players listed are worthy of note: L.V. Pellew (toured NZ in 1920-21, and brother of the more famous Nip, to coin a phrase), and W.S. Stirling (with the AIF Services Team in England in 1919 and South Africa in 1919-20). The ownership signature of Joe Keogh.....
Adelaide, Knox and Hargrave, 1988.