Books, Ephemera and Collectors Reference Auction

93Books for collectors, collectors reference and collectables are the themes of our biannual specialist book sale being held on Thursday 21st November in the white room. Specialist reference books such as Sydney Cabinet makers and Australian Jewellery 19th century – early 20th century are a sample of the books being offered.

For enquiries about the purchase or sale of books, collectibles or ephemera items contact
Chiara Curcio | Cabinet Room Manager and Book Specialist
(03) 8825 5604
chiara.curcio@leonardjoel.com.au

 

Top Five Results for the Fine Books, Collectables and Geoffrey Walker Auction

Lot 20039
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1914-18 SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHALL LORD ALLENBY AND TWO OTHERS
volume VII ‘…Sinai And Palestine’ by H.S. Gullett, published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1923, red cloth, flyleaf signed in black ink ‘Allenby F.M., H.S. Gillett, 20.3.27’ and ‘Harry Chauvel 19.4.28’, with pencil inscription to inside front cover ‘From the library of Brigadier Arthur J. Mills, D.S.O., V.D., Lt. Col. 4th (ANZAC) Battalion Imperial Camel Corps & 1st Aust. Light Horse – WWI, in fitted wooden slipcase with paper label ‘Made from wood from the Beechworth courthouse built 1857-58 where Ned Kelly was tried’; and a typescript biography of Mills and details of the signatures’ provenance (a lot)
Estimate $ 500-800
Sold for $ 976 IBP

Lot 292
SMALL COLLECTION OF CABINET CARDS
views incl . residential scenes, shop fronts, portrait of Queen Victoria, Vicotrian Football Club etc
Estimate $ 200-300
Sold for $ 915 IBP