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  • # 14208

    HIRST, Damien (1965 -)

    Esculetin

    Woodcut. Created 2012. Measures 470 x 560 mm (sheet), signed lower right, editioned out of 55 copies verso, presented floating in a white timber frame. Active in London’s contemporary art scene since the 1980s, Damien Hirst shot to national prominence as part of the Young British Artists movement in the early 90s and international prominence …

  • # 37846

    TUCKER, Albert (1914 - 1999)

    Antipodean head

    Lithograph printed in colour, 245 x 245 mm, numbered lower left 20/100, signed and dated Tucker 81 lower right, framed with a floating mount in chocolate brown frame measuring 540 x 520 mm. A fine graphic by Tucker showing one of his most recognisable motifs, where the figure is integrated with the Australian landscape.

  • # 43636

    WATSON, Tommy (c. 1935 - 2017)

    An original etching by Tommy Watson

    Etching printed in colour, with hand painted detail, measures 250 x 180 mm (plate), limited to 50 numbered copies signed with his monogram ‘X’. Framed in white timber measuring 550 x 460 mm. Created by the artist for the deluxe edition of his 2010 monograph published by Macmillan Yannima Pikarli Tommy Watson Ngayuku Ngura – …

  • # 40667

    "MALLEY, Ern" (STEWART, Harold and McAULEY, James)

    Angry Penguins. 1944 Autumn Number to Commemorate the Australian Poet Ern Malley

    Edited by Max Harris and John Reed. Melbourne: Reed & Harris, 1944. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Sidney Nolan (light scattered foxing, tear to corner of upper wrapper with loss to top INS of PENGUINS), pp. 108, rare errata slip inserted loosely in between pp. 66-67, a very good copy. Issue 6. The famous Ern Malley …

  • # 40380

    CROSS, Elizabeth

    Kevin Lincoln : the eye’s mind

    Ballarat, Vic. : Art Gallery of Ballarat, 2016. Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 180, illustrated. Published for the exhibition Kevin Lincoln: the mind’s eye, 23 April-19 June 2016 Art Gallery of Ballarat.

  • # 14447

    Anon.

    A massive Spanish manuscript choir book in Latin

    An early eighteenth century Spanish Graduale Romanum, or Roman Gradual (the second of two volumes), with thick wooden boards and iron fittings, containing music and text for the proprium missal (proper of the mass), including a Peruvian credo and with an index to both volumes at the end arranged mostly alphabetically under five headings for the introits, graduals, …

  • # 35209

    SOTHEBY, W.

    [FIRST FLEET]. A tour through parts of Wales, sonnets, odes, and other poems.

    With engravings from drawings taken on the spot. By J. Smith. London : R. Blamire, 1794. Quarto, contemporary papered boards, all edges uncut, pp. 120, 13 tinted aquatints, a fine copy. Includes the first Sonnet titled ‘On the ships sailing for Botany Bay’, a poetic version of the voyage of the First Fleet in 1787-88, …

  • # 11001

    ALLPORT, Morton (1830-1879)

    In Port Esperance, Tasmania

    [Title from caption on mount]. Between 1862 and 1866. Albumen print photograph, 190 x 240 mm, laid down on original album leaf, 270 x 370 mm, contemporary manuscript title in ink beneath the image In Port Esperance, Tasmania; the print is in fine condition with excellent tonal range; the album sheet is entirely frre from foxing. …

  • # 31256

    KOLENBERG, Hendrik

    Lloyd Rees etchings and lithographs

    A catalogue raisonne by Hendrik Kolenberg with an introduction by Lou Klepac. Sydney : The Beagle Press, 1986. Quarto, gilt-lettered black calf finely bound with matching slipcase, 112 pp, illustrated throughout. This one of 100 copies of the special collectors’ edition, signed by the artist with an original signed Lloyd Rees lithograph loosely enclosed (light …

  • # 30711

    Charapanovskaia, Marina (1961 - )

    The Hat

    Melbourne : the artist, 2001. Artists’ book, oblong folio (505 x 365 mm), finely bound in tan leather, blind embossed on front panel, patterned endpapers, etched title page, 5 folded leaves printed with 9 original etchings, each signed and numbered, interlined with tissue. Limited to 4 copies. In this handsome folio the artist uses her …

  • # 22313

    MAIR, John

    Book-keeping methodiz’d : or, a methodical treatise of merchant-accompts, according to the Italian form.

    Wherein, the theory of the art is fully explained, and reduced to practice, by variety of suitable examples in all the branches of trade. To which is added, a large appendix, containing, I. Descriptions and Specimens of the Subsidiary Books used by Merchants. II. Monies and Exchanges, the Nature of Bills of Exchange. III. Precedents …

  • # 19215

    COLQUHOUN, Patrick (1745-1820)

    [TRANSPORTATION] Traité sur la police de Londres

    contenant le détail des crimes et délits qui se commettent dans cette capitale, et indiquant les moyens de les prévenir….Traduit de l’Anglais sur la sixième édition. Paris : Léopold Collin, 1807. Two volumes octavo, contemporary red half calf over red boards (rubbed), spines with gilt numbers, decoration and stamped title labels, pastedowns and free endpapers …

  • # 18809

    Photographer unknown.

    View of Bourbong Street, Bundaberg, Queensland, late 1890s

    Albumen print photograph, 240 x 370 mm, no photographer’s imprint; verso with later pencil inscription ‘Main street, Bundaberg’; unmounted; a superb print with beautiful tones and sharp detail; the small white fleck at upper left is in the negative. A large format view of Bourbong Street looking west, with the Post Office in the distance. …

  • # 18094

    FRAZER, David.

    Homesick

    Castlemaine : Unstable Press, 2013. Quarto, cloth bound boards with illustration to front panel, unpaginated, 12 original wood engravings, letterpress. Limited to 15 copies plus three proofs, bound by George Matoulas. An emotional short story about love and its loss. Held in the collections of the State Library of Victoria, Monash University, University of Melbourne, …

  • # 13723

    EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE, PARIS

    La lune à un mètre : Souvenir de l’Exposition 1900

    [Paris : Exposition Universelle, 1900]. Lithograph on tinted paper laid down on board, as issued; circular format, diameter 400 mm; a couple of surface marks and tiny amounts of paper loss at the right edge, otherwise fine; mounted in a glazed frame. A striking souvenir “poster” produced for the Exposition Universelle held in Paris between …

  • # 9528

    BLIGH, William (1754-1817); SURVILLE, Jean François de (1717-1770); FORSTER, Georg (1754-94)

    William Blighs, Kapitains von der Grossbritannischen Flotte, Reise in das Südmeer, welche mit dem

    Bounty unternommen worden ist, um Brotbäume nach den West indischen Inseln zu verpflanzen. Aus dem Englischen; nebst Jean-François de Sürville, Französischen Kapitains, Reise in das Südmeer, jetzt zum erstenmal aus den vier vollständigen Tagebüchern der Herren de Sürville, Labé, Pottier de l’Horme und Monneron übersetzt und mit Anmerkungenen begleitet von Georg Forster; [BOUND WITH] IMLAY, Gilbert. Imlay’s Nachrichten von …