Art Books

  • # 22525


    Russell Drysdale

    Sydney : Murdoch Books, 2009 (revised edition). Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 384, illustrated; a fine copy.

  • # 22512

    THOMAS, David

    The life and art of Rupert Bunny : a catalogue raisonné in two volumes.

    Melbourne : Thames &​ Hudson Australia, 2017. Two volumes, quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 88. 208, extensively illustrated, in buckram slipcase. New copy. ‘Australia’s most internationally acclaimed artist of his time, Rupert Bunny’s life and career was predominantly spent in France before his return to Australia. Combining research from previously unknown letters and diaries with works …

  • # 22506

    KING, Natalie (series editor)

    Polixeni Papapetrou

    Melbourne : Thames & Hudson, 2019. Octavo, illustrated boards, pp. 96, illustrated in colour.

  • # 22508

    TUNNICLIFFE, Wayne (editor)

    John Russell : Australia’s French Impressionist

    Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales and Melbourne : Thames & Hudson, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 264, illustrated in colour. Contributions by Hilary Spurling, Anne Galbally, Elena Taylor, Anne Ryan, Paula Dredge, Jackie Dunn, Nick Yelverton, and Anne Gerard Austin Australian artist John Russell (1858-1930) was an active and influential member of the …

  • # 22507

    KING, Natalie (series editor)

    Del Kathryn Barton

    Melbourne : Thames & Hudson, 2019. Octavo, illustrated boards, pp. 96, illustrated in colour.

  • # 22493


    Aboriginal art : The Western Australian Art Gallery Collection.

    Perth : The Western Australian Art Gallery Board, 1969. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (designed by Frank Norton), pp. 15, 109 works described and illustrated, chiefly from Western Australia and Arnhem Land; a very good copy. Scarce catalogue.

  • # 9927

    McGREGOR, Ken and GEISSLER, Marie

    Yannima Pikarli Tommy Watson Ngayuku Ngura – My Country (special edition, with original painting)

    Translation into French by Flore Gregorini. Melbourne : Macmillan, 2014. 'This special presentation of Yannima Pikarli Tommy Watson Ngayuku Ngura – My Country, authored by Ken McGregor and Marie Geissler, translated into French by Flore Gregorini and published by Macmillan, has been compiled by Ken McGregor. It is limited to 40 copies. Each copy, consisting …

  • # 22483

    OPPEN, Monica; LYSSIOTIS, Peter, et al.

    The silent scream.

    Political and social comment in books by artists. Essays by Monica Oppen, Peter Lyssiotis, Walter Struve, Scott McQuire, Humphrey McQueen, Des Cowley. Sydney : Ant Press for Bibliotheca Librorum apud Artificem, 2011. Quarto, laminated card wrappers, 189 pp. fully illustrated. Produced to accompany the exhibition at Monash University Library of international and Australian artists’ books …

  • # 21757

    [MIRO, Joan]. PRÉVERT, Jacques & G. Ribemont-Dessaignes.

    Joan Miró. (With an original signed watercolour)

    Paris : Maeght Editeur, 1956. First edition. Quarto, original cards with lithographed dust jacket and glassine wrapper, pp. 219, 8 colour lithographs (3 folding), extensively illustrated in colour and black and white; a fine copy. Signed and inscribed by Miró on the half-title ‘à Sandberg avec toute mon amitié’, with an original watercolour and ink drawing …

  • # 22474

    [PLATTEN]. LOCK-WEIR, Tracey

    Anna Platten

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 2012. Quarto, pictorial boards, pp. 132, richly illustrated in colour, foreword by Nick Mitzevich (director), text on Platten’s works and practice written by Tracey Lock-Weir. A new copy.

  • # 22472

    QUILTY, Ben

    Ben Quilty.

    [Docklands, VIC] : Penguin Random House, 2019. Quarto (300 x 260 mm), publisher’s boards in illustrated dust jacket, 343 pp, colour illustrated; with a foreword by Richard Flanagan; an as new copy. A celebration of the last two decades of work from Australian artist Ben Quilty, to coincide with a major retrospective of his work.

  • # 22466

    [POSTER] Dot and circle

    : a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia. RMIT Gallery [Melbourne], 16th April-3rd May 1985 : a loan exhibition from the Flinders University, South Australia. Screenprint process, printed in colour, from multiple stencils; sheet 760 x 550 mm. Rare. According to the exhibition curator, Jenny Zimmer, approximately 20 copies were printed.

  • # 22407

    SLESSOR, Kenneth / REILLY, Virgil (illustrator)

    Darlinghurst nights

    and Morning Glories / being 47 strange sights / observed from eleventh storeys, / in a land of cream puffs and crime, by a Flat-roof Professor; / and here set forth in sketch and rhyme. Sydney : Frank C. Johnson, 1933. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed on the half title ‘To Gus Walker from Ken …

  • # 22451

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969) and LINDSAY, Jack (1900-1990)

    A homage to Sappho

    Made by Norman and Jack Lindsay. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1928. Limited to 70 signed copies. Quarto, bound by John Hains of London in full cream vellum over bevelled boards with title and Lindsay decoration in gold, all edges gilt, 64 pp, illustrated with fifteen original etchings by Norman Lindsay, a fine copy. One …

  • # 22452

    GELLERT, Leon (1892-1977); LINDSAY, Norman (1876-1969)

    The Isle of San

    A phantasy by Leon Gellert with five original etchings by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1919. Folio, quarter-vellum over green cloth, pp. 139 with initials printed in red, frontispiece portrait after an etching by Lindsay, five original large etchings with lettered tissue-guards by Norman Lindsay, each etching signed in full in pencil, occasional …

  • # 22450

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874 - 1961)

    Twenty-one woodcuts. Drawn, engraved & printed by Lionel Lindsay (presentation copy for W. H. Ifould)

    Sydney : Meryon Press, 1924. Quarto, quarter-cloth, papered boards with title label (edges rubbed), unpaginated, title page in red and black, woodcut frontispiece, foreword by Lionel Lindsay, engraved title device, twenty further woodcuts tipped-in. Limited to 95 copies, a deluxe edition of 30 copies was also issued. This copy out of series. Housed in the …