Art Books

  • # 44033

    GRISHIN, Sasha

    S.T. Gill & his audiences

    Canberra, ACT ; [Melbourne] : National Library of Australia Publishing in Association with the State Library of Victoria, 2015. Quarto, illustrated cloth, pp. 255, illustrated, light handling marks, but a fine copy. ‘Samuel Thomas Gill, or STG as he was universally known, was Australia’s most significant and popular artist of the mid-nineteenth century. For his …

  • # 44032

    McGREGOR, Ken

    Unfinished Journey

    Melbourne: Macmillan, 2006. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (light edge wear), 224pp. An artistic journey into Central Australia bu leading contemporary Australian artists, including John Olsen, Jason Benjamin, Anthony Lister, Zhong Chen, Fred Cress, Sharon Green, Tim Storrier, and Yvette Swan.

  • # 44031

    JENBERGS, Jan; McCAUGHEY, Patrick

    Voyage and landfall : the art of Jan Senbergs

    Melbourne : Miegunyah Press, 2006. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 234, numerous illustrations.

  • # 44030


    The convict artists

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 1987. Oblong quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 96, illustrated. The first European artists to have settled in Australia. Includes sections on Thomas Bock, Charles Henry Theodore Constantini, John Eyre, nun Bull, Fred Strange, William Buelow Gould, Joseph Lycett, Thomas Watling, Charles Rodius, Thomas Griffiths Wainwright and others.

  • # 44029


    The art of John Peter Russell

    Melbourne: Sun Books, 1977. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers, 124pp. illustrated throughout in colour. Catalogue of exhibition loosely enclosed.

  • # 44028

    BOYD, Arthur and PORTER, Peter


    London : Andre Deutsch, 1988. Small quarto, cloth in illustrated dust jacket (light edge wear), pp. 112; poetry of Peter Porter, illustrated by Arthur Boyd.  

  • # 44020


    Sheraton Ayers Rock Hotel Aboriginal Art Collection

    Yulara [N.T.] : Sheraton Ayers Rock, c. 1990. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [32], illustrated. Includes works by Michael Snape, David Milabuma, Djawida, Turkey Tolson, Jeff Dorring, Kitty Mantilla, Yirrkala, Milton Moon, and others. Scarce.

  • # 44018

    JONES, Shar

    J. W. Lindt : master photographer

    Melbourne : Currey O’Neil Ross Pty Ltd on behalf of the Library Council of Victoria, 1985. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, light edge wear, pp. 128, previous owner’s name to endpaper, a very good copy.

  • # 44012

    HENSON, Bill (1955 - )

    Bill Henson : photographs from two decades 1970s – 1990s

    Melbourne : Deutscher Fine Art, 1993. Quarto, folded card (lightly rubbed), cover illustration, catalogue of 70 works, biography and bibliography. Scarce.

  • # 44011

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Bill Henson : private view

    Sydney : RoslynOxley9 Gallery, 2008. Exhibition invitation card, 210 x 150 mm, folded card, illustration on upper panel. A fine copy. The highly controversial invitation to Henson’s 2008 exhibition which saw the entire exhibition confiscated by police and the Prime Minister denounce the works as ‘absolutely revolting’. ‘On 22 May 2008, the opening night of …

  • # 44010

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Bill Henson : 3 decades of photography

    The Ian Potter Centre : NGV Australia Federation Square Melbourne 23 April – 10 July 2005. Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2005. Room brochure, pp. [4], creased, A4 size, unillustrated, text by Michael Heyward, Peter Craven, Dennis Cooper, floor plan to the exhibition. Very scarce room brochure to Henson’s landmark exhibition at the NGV …

  • # 44009

    WALLER, Christian

    Christian Waller 1895 / 1956. Stained glass studies, drawings and prints.

    Melbourne : Deutsher Galleries, 1978. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (rubbed), pp. 16, illustrated. Includes Waller’s art deco artists books and bookplates. Invitation card enclosed. Scarce.

  • # 44008

    BUTLER, Roger

    Raymond McGrath prints

    Melbourne : Deutsher Galleries, 1979. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, lightly marked, unpaginated, 85 prints illustrated. Catalogue compiled by Roger Butler.

  • # 44007

    DAVIES, Roy; THORPE, Hall

    Two Australian printmakers from the 1920’s : Roy Davies, Hall Thorpe.

    Melbourne : Deutsher Galleries, [1977]. Quarto, blue wrappers, [pp. 28], illustrations throughout. Catalogue of 24 works by Hall Thorpe and 22 works by Roy Davies.

  • # 44006



    A near complete run of twenty-nine Deutscher Fine Art  exhibition catalogues.  Melbourne, September 1978 – September 1997. Quarto or large octavo, illustrated wrappers, colour and black and white illustrations, some price lists included. The Melbourne art dealer Chris Deutsher (without the “c“) remains one of the pre-eminent authorities on nineteenth and twentieth century Australian art. …

  • # 44005

    BUTLER, Roger and NODRUM, Charles

    Jean P. Sutherland 1902/1978

    Melbourne : Deutsher Galleries, 1979. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, [pp 32]. Exhibition catalogue illustrated in black and white.