Sydney Rare Book Auctions: Pre-Election Sale, 52022, Ultimo

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/20/2022 - 05/20/2022
Page Size: 654 items in 27 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1David Collins, Esquire

An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales With Remarks on the Dispositions, Customs, Manners &c. of the Native Inhabitants of that Country. To which are added, some particulars of New Zealand; compiled, by permission, from the Mss. of Lieutenant

London 1798AUD 3,500.00 - 4,000.00AUD 3,500.00
2Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged

New York1957AUD 750.00 - 1,000.00AUD 812.50
3Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

London1967AUD 300.00 - 400.00AUD 500.00
4Roald Dahl Illustrations by Quentin Bell

Esio Trot

London1990AUD 100.00 - 120.00AUD 62.50
5H.C. Davilla.

The History of the Civil Wars of France; Written in Italian,

London1678AUD 350.00 - 450.00AUD 437.50
6Louis de Freycinet

Reflections on New South Wales 1788 1839

2001AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 531.25

Contains four items relating to the Mutiny on the Bounty including The Narrative, Minutes of the Court Martial, Bligh's Answer and Christian's Short Reply.

Melbourne,1952AUD 80.00 - 100.00AUD 137.50
8George Collingridge.

The Discovery of Australia . A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation Concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the arrival of Lieut. Captain James Cook, in the "Endeavour", in the year 1770

Sydney 1895AUD 100.00 - 120.00AUD 175.00
9Katharine Susannah Prichard

Clovelly Verses

London1913AUD 200.00 - 250.00AUD 437.50
10Leslie Haylen

Two Minutes Silence A Play

Sydney AUD 300.00 - 400.00AUD 125.00
11Compiled by T J Rosebay,

Sydney's Water Supply and Sewerage 1788 to 1918 Opening New Offices, 1918 Commemoration Volume

Sydney1918AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 87.50
12C.E.W. Bean

With The Flagship In The South

London1909AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 250.00

Sydney Harbour Bridge. Official souvenir and programme. Official opening, 19th March, 1932. .

1932AUD 120.00 - 150.00AUD 100.00
14William Henry Wells.

A Geographical Dictionary; or Gazetteer of the Australian Colonies; their Physical and Political Geography ,

Sydney1848AUD 400.00 - 500.00AUD 375.00
15P. Cunningham Surgeon

Two Years in New South Wales Comprising Sketches of the Actual State of Society in that Colony of its Peculiar Advantages to Emigrants; of its Topography, Natural History, etc, etc

London1827AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 200.00
16Sydney Ure Smith and Bertram Stevens with W. Hardy Wilson.

Domestic Architecture in Australia: Special Number of Art in Australia - edited

Sydney1919AUD 100.00 - 200.00AUD 100.00
17foremost Australian Aboriginal artist.

Albert Namatjira Souvenir Portfolio Six Watercolours painted in Central Australia

1950s. AUD 100.00 - 200.00AUD 100.00

Reminiscences of Australia. Containing 70 years of his own knowledge, and 36 years of his ancestors.

Sydney 1895AUD 100.00 - 120.00AUD 100.00
19Francois Pelsaert.

The Voyage of the Batavia

Sydney1994AUD 150.00 - 200.00AUD 343.75
20R.F. Baker.

Building and Ornamental Stones of Australia

Sydney 1915AUD 80.00 - 120.00AUD 162.50
21Tyrrells Limited.

The Large Paper Edition. Number 7 in an edition of 250 copies signed

Sydney1915AUD 400.00 - 450.00AUD 406.25
22Captain William Dampier

1) A New Voyage Round The World Describing particularly The Isthmus of America, several Coasts and islands in the West Indies, the Isles of Cape Verd, the Passage by Terra del Fuego, the South Sea Coasts of Chili, Peru and Mexico; the Isle of Guam one of

London1699AUD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
23Dr Bradfield, Roy Hendy, C H Bertie.

Way About Large Cities No. 1 Way About Sydney A Directory That Directs by Signs, Diagrams and Pictures as well as by Words... Articles

1930AUD 300.00 - 350.00AUD 343.75

Tourist Map of the Blue Mountains and Burragorang Valley Including Jenolan & Wombeyan Caves, Kanangra & Thurat Tops, & The Boyd, Colong & Kowmung Districts.

AUD 150.00 - 200.00AUD 125.00

Bookstall Time Table Containing the New Railway Alterations

Sydney 1920AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 25.00
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Rare JFK Signed Check & Transmittal Letter During Campaign for 1956 VP Nomination, Both BAS Slabbed; Possibly A Unique Combo!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Daniel Boone Signed Receipt as VA Delegate; During His 1st of 3 Terms, Boone Was Kidnapped by British Forces Gunning for Gov. T. Jefferson & Other Legislators.
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipt for “Pennsylvania Gazette,” Important & Beautifully Displayed
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lincoln & His Civil War Cabinet: 8 Signatures, Beautifully Presented!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> G.A. Custer ALS from Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory to Capt. Yates, Who Also Died at Little Bighorn, Re: Acquiring “good horses” from Kentucky for 7th Cavalry.
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Jefferson Davis ALS: “the negroes are humble and generally inclined to cling to their masters…neither crop or stock could be protected from their thieving” – Incredible!
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