An exquisite collection of over 350 natural history prints featuring numerous examples of Australia's early fauna and flora, many collected on the most important voyages to visit our shores.
De Re Metallica
Rare collection of very early woodcuts printed in 1560, from the most famous study on mining and metallurgy, and one of the first technological books of modern times.
Recent Acquisitions - Maps
Our latest map acquisitions.
Recent Acquisitions - Prints
Our latest print acquisitions.
Established in 1979, we are the largest specialist dealer in rare antiquarian prints and maps in Australia. Our online store is full of interesting, beautiful and rare antiquarian items, which can be viewed and purchased online or in our gallery, located in the historic Queen Victoria Building in central Sydney.
Our collection includes items from almost every geographical area and spans historical periods from the 15th to the 20th centuries. We have a particular focus on maps and prints charting the early discoveries and cultural exchanges of the East Indies, Pacific and Australia. This includes one of the largest and compelling collections of natural history in Australia.
We stock only the highest quality material and guarantee the items are described as in the condition reports on our website. We do not ‘oversell’ the condition of our items and pride ourselves on maintaining and communicating the authenticity of the information we provide. Since our founding, we have become a trusted source of prized historical material for collectors and prestigious national and international institutions and several important private collections.
We are members of the following professional associations: AAADA, ANZAAB, IAMA, ILAB, CINOA.