240 RAYMOND, James (compiler), The New South Wales Calendar and General Post Office Directory,1832, [Sydney, Stephens & Stokes, 1832.] Octavo, original green cloth, remnants of original paper label to spine; folding frontispiece map of Sydney Town dated 1831; colour folding plate of flags mostly missing. The first year of issue. The fascinating textual content is a valuable primary source for the period, and includes a detailed list of civil servants and Colonial administrators, terms of advertisements for Colonial newspapers (The Sydney Gazette; The Australian; The Sydney Herald); a list of vessels which use the harbour, mail and stage coach fares, a list of towns and stations, an itinerary of roads throughout New South Wales, land regulations, rules for obtaining convict servants, arrangements for mail dispatch, the establishment of King’s School and the Australian College, flag signals, a description of the solar eclipse of 1832, phases of the moon and an extensive post office directory. $2,000–2,500 241 NEWS FROM AUSTRALASIA in THE MORNING POST, London - 1832 - 1838 Twelve complete editions of this large broadsheet newspaper, with very diverse reports from Australia, including the murder of Captain Thomas and Mr Parker at Port Sorell (April 1832), the discovery of a white colony on the northern shore of New Holland (Feb.1834), a letter from Swan River (May 1834), a History of Austral Asia (April 1836), a new colony at Port Philip (August 1836), the wreck of the Sterling Castle and subsequent events (August 1837) and news of the “Botany Bay Millionaire, Samuel Terry (Sept.1838). (12) $500–600 ❖ 242 SOUTH AUSTRALIA; IMMIGRATION: The Newitt family archive, including a ticket to Adelaide from London, 1854. A group of 9 ephemeral items relating to the family of Thomas Newitt, who arrived at Port Adelaide in 1854. Includes the 1836 marriage certificate of Thomas & Ann Newitt at Lambeth, Surrey; the Passenger’s Contract Ticket for carriage per the ship Fortitude for Thomas, Mary and James (aged 8); a manuscript letter from Thomas to his wife (July 1862) in Melbourne; James Newitt’s Freemason’s certificate (1879); various photographs $400–600 ❖ 243 AUSTRALIA in THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS - 1846 to 1864 Thirty-seven complete editions, each one carrying at least one article or illustration (often both) from Australia. From “The Convict System - Economy of the Hulks” , to the report of a “New Route for the Australian Mails through Torres Strait; views of “The Emigrant Ship ‘Artemesia’ bound for Moreton Bay; a full page devoted to “The Burra Burra Copper - Mine in South Australia; the discovery of gold by Mr Hargreaves; the Diggings at Bathurst; Gold in Victoria; the Burke and Wills Expedition; the war in New Zealand; Australia’s aborigines, and much more. Many fascinating engraved images and reports. Also, The Graphic of Sept.1875 with “Life and Scenery at Fiji” . (38). $750–1,000 ❖ 244 “The NEWS LETTER OF AUSTRALASIA or Narrative of Events; A Letter to send to Friends. No. VIII - February 1857” front sheet, printed by W.H.Williams & published by George Slater, Melbourne & Sandhurst; depicts “A View on the Yarra - The Willows”; engraved by Calvert from a painting by Nicholas Chevalier. $150–200 ❖ † 240 41