Art Books

  • # 20763

    PRESTON, Margaret; URE SMITH, Sydney

    Art in Australia. A quarterly magazine. Third series, number twenty-two. Margaret Preston number.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1927. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers (a couple of light marks, but very good); unpaginated, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates; some scattered pale foxing, not affecting any of the plates; a near fine copy. A special edition of art in …

  • # 20704

    RIGAL, Pierre L. (illustrator)

    [ART DECO] Vanity Fair. February, 1927.

    New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., February, 1927. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with wear at corners, fore-edge with short closed tear and a few nicks, spine with some paper loss at foot), 116 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; page 1 with a few pencil annotations, else …

  • # 20703

    BRISSAUD, Pierre (1885-1964) (illustrator)

    [ART DECO] Vanity Fair. September, 1927.

    New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., September, 1927. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with some faint creasing, spine chipped at foot), 128 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; internally very clean and sound; a good example, featuring a romantic cover design by Pierre Brissaud.

  • # 20702

    PLATT, Joseph B. (1895-1968) (illustrator)

    [ART DECO] Vanity Fair. May, 1924.

    New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., May, 1924. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers (pale damp stain along spine), 128 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; mild damp stain to bottom margins of leaves, else internally very clean and sound; a good example, featuring a cover design by Joseph B. Platt.

  • # 20701

    ARNOUX, Guy (1886-1951) (illustrator)

    [ART DECO] Vanity Fair. December, 1928.

    New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., December, 1928. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers (paper chipped at head of spine, lower wrapper with short closed tear at fore-edge), 160 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; internally very clean and sound; a good example, featuring an exuberant cover design by Guy Arnoux.

  • # 20700

    LAURENCIN, Marie (1883-1956) (illustrator)

    [ART DECO] Vanity Fair. February, 1928.

    New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., February, 1928. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with pal foxing and a few spots of surface loss, paper chipped at head and foot of spine, lower wrapper with tiny amount of loss at bottom corner), 120 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; …

  • # 20699

    BRISSAUD, Pierre (1885-1964) (illustrator)

    [ART DECO] Vanity Fair. April, 1925.

    New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., April, 1925. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with some faint creasing), 128 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; internally very clean and sound; a good example, featuring a cover design by Pierre Brissaud.

  • # 20698

    WILDMAN, Marion (illustrator)

    [ART DECO] Vanity Fair. June, 1927.

    New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., June, 1927. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with some faint creasing, spine chipped at foot), 124 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; internally very clean and sound; a good example, featuring a cover design by Marion Wildman.

  • # 20697

    FISH, Anne Harriet (1890–1964) (illustrator)

    [ART DECO] Vanity Fair. December, 1927.

    New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., December, 1927. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with discreet stamp of original owner Geo. H. Hess, Jr., spine chipped at foot), 164 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; internally very clean and sound; a good example, featuring a striking “jazz age” cover …

  • # 20694

    BOBRI (BOBRITSKY), Vladimir, 1898-1986 (illustrator)

    [ART DECO] Vanity Fair. November, 1928.

    New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., November, 1928. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with some tiny marks at top corner, paper chipped at foot spine), 164 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; internally very clean and sound; a good example, featuring a striking “jazz age” cover design by …

  • # 20021

    PEARCE, Barry

    Jeffrey Smart. Paintings and studies 1988 – 1995

    Melbourne : Australian Galleries, 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 24, illustrated in colour, fine.

  • # 19602

    EDWARDS, Geoffrey et al.

    Land of the Golden Fleece – Arthur Streeton in the Western District.

    Geelong : Geelong Art Gallery, 2016. Quarto, printed wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated. Exhibition catalogue, invitation enclosed.

  • # 19584

    BUTLER, Roger.

    Australian prints in the Australian National Gallery

    Canberra : Australian National Gallery, 1985. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated with images by Lewin, Rodius, Gillray, von Guerard, Roberts, Lindsay, Conder, Bunny, Trail, Preaston, Spowers, Waller, Brack, Williams, Boyd, etc.

  • # 19529

    LETI, Bruno (1941 - )

    The sky is the limit. Bruno Leti paintings and photographs.

    Melbourne : the artist, 2017. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 102, fully illustrated. An artist’s book by Leti on the theme of the sky and clouds, all photographs and paintings by the artist. Limited to 75 signed and numbered copies.

  • # 20041

    WATKINS, Dick

    Australia. Dick Watkins. XVIII Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil October 4 – December 15 1985

    Broken Hill : Broken Hill City Art Gallery, 1985. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp.56, illustrated.

  • # 19885

    NICHOLAS, Hilda Rix

    Hilda Rix Nicholas 1884 – 1961

    Melbourne : Ian Potter Gallery, 1990. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (lightly marked), pp. 16, illustrated. Edition of 500 copies.