Early Medical Books, Literature, Art, Photographs and Rare Australiana

by Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers
April 6, 2017 6:30 PM AEST Live auction
Malvern, VC, AU | Auction Details

228 Lots

121: Withdrawn
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135: Withdrawn
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198: Withdrawn
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Accepted Forms of Payment: American Express, MasterCard, Other, Paypal, Visa, Wire Transfer

Bank transfer in Australian Dollars is our preferred method of payment.

Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge of 1% of the invoice total for Visa and Mastercard, and 2% for American Express.

Payments by PayPal will incur a surcharge of 2.5%.

Personal cheques in Australian Dollars will be accepted only by prior arrangement.

Payment may also be made in cash, by bank cheque in Australian Dollars.

Customers wishing to bid through our online bidding provider (Invaluable.com) will be asked to submit credit card details prior to registering. Unless alternative arrangements are made, invoices for items purchased through Invaluable will be charged to this credit card 4 business days after the issuance of the invoice.

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Packing and despatch can be arranged by us and will be at the buyer's expense.

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Lots may be collected from the venue during or immediately after the sale, from 9 am to 5 pm, Friday 7 April, or by prior arrangement on the morning of Saturday 8 April.

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Highlights of the second session include:

  • albums of photographs and 16 original glass-plate negatives from the Elder Scientific Exploration Expedition, 1891-2, the first Australian expedition on which the camera was successfully used. The albums are of the utmost rarity; the unique negatives are the only ones known to exist from the expedition
  • pioneering early books on anatomy by Andreas Vesalius (1555, 1568, 1725 and 1934/5]
  • works by Thomas Browne (1642, 1645 and 1658)
  • items related to William Osler (including rare books, signed copies, letters and photographs)
  • signed copies of works by J.M. Coetzee (including unique copies of his Booker Prize-winning novels)
  • Shackleton’s Heart of the Antarctic (1909, first edition, the deluxe large-paper issue with the fully-signed supplementary volume in its first uncorrected state)
  • Shackleton’s South (1919, first edition, first impression, with the contemporary ownership details of Richard Walter Richards, one of the Ross Sea Shore Party)
Buyer's Premium
25.0%
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AUD200 AUD499 AUD20
AUD500 AUD999 AUD50
AUD1,000 AUD1,999 AUD100
AUD2,000 AUD4,999 AUD200
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AUD10,000 AUD19,999 AUD1,000
AUD20,000+ AUD2,000

Payment: Bank transfer in Australian Dollars is our preferred method of payment.

Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge of 1% of the invoice total for Visa and Mastercard, and 2% for American Express.

Payments by PayPal will incur a surcharge of 2.5%.

Personal cheques in Australian Dollars will be accepted only by prior arrangement.

Payment may also be made in cash, by bank cheque in Australian Dollars.

Customers wishing to bid through our online bidding provider (Invaluable.com) will be asked to submit credit card details prior to registering. Unless alternative arrangements are made, invoices for items purchased through Invaluable will be charged to this credit card 4 business days after the issuance of the invoice.

Shipping Terms: Packing and despatch can be arranged by us and will be at the buyer's expense.

Please feel free to contact us for a postage quote.

Lots may be collected from the venue during or immediately after the sale, from 9 am to 5 pm, Friday 7 April, or by prior arrangement on the morning of Saturday 8 April.

Viewing Notes: Viewing at the venue in Melbourne 3-6 April, or by appointment at our Adelaide premises until 29 March