Bungendore : Odana Editions, 2003. Quarto, full leather in matching slipcase, 312 pp. extensively illustrated with colour plates, notes and commentary on Lindsay’s artworks and techniques. The deluxe edition, limited to 550 signed and numbered copies, with an additional photograph of the painting The Presentation included. A standard edition was also produced. Both editions sold …
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)
[SONIA DELAUNAY] Trial design in gouache for the cover of Robes poèmes (Paris : Jacques Damase, 1969)
Gouache on artist’s board, dimensions 320 x 257 mm; verso with a second design (uncompleted); [together with] Sonia Delaunay. Robes poèmes. [Also titled]. Sonia Delaunay 27 tableaux vivants. Paris : Jacques Damase, 1969. Quarto (285 x 195 mm), blue cloth boards with design by Delaunay, in concertina format with 27 full page pochoir illustrations after original designs …
Text by Margaret Plant. Introduction by Gordon Thomson. Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982. Large folio (465 x 340mm), in a modern binding of full black kangaroo decorated with Brack motif, housed in a black buckram clamshell box with gilt decoration and lettering on front panel. Illustrated with fifteen original large lithographs by Brack, each drawn on a …
Artist Sigismondo Zacutti’s ticket for the inauguration ceremony of Governor Sir George Clarke, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 10 December 1901.
[Melbourne : Govt. Printer?, 1901]. Lithographed card, 95 x 117 mm, recto endorsed with name of ticket holder in manuscript ‘Mr. S. Zacutti’; verso with plan of seating for the Exhibition Building; some edge wear and toning, but overall in good condition. The ticket holder was none other than Signor Sigismondo Zacutti, an esteemed Italian artist from Venice who had settled in Melbourne in 1889, …
L’homme – sujet de l’art photographique. L’uomo soggeto d’art fotografica. The male body in pictures. Zurich : Der Kreis, 1954 – 1962. Four volumes (complete), octavo, gilt-lettered cloth in illustrated dustjackets (a little worn), each volume with 100 black and white photographs of male nudes and models selected from the magazine Der Kreis. The first …
[McAULEY, James and STEWART, Harold]. “MALLEY, Ern”.
Melbourne and Adelaide: Reed and Harris, 1944. Small quarto, 46 pages, in original wrappers illustrated by Sidney Nolan of ‘The Arabian Tree’ from the ‘Malley’ poem Petit Testament, further reproduced as a black and white frontispiece, spine chipped, a couple of minor stains, upper wrapper nearly detached. The first edition variant in illustrated wrappers, a …
Hobart : Detached Cultural Organisation and Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, c 2008. Quarto, laminated boards, unpaginated, illustrated. A catalogue of an exhibition of performance art and installation by the important Australian conceptual artist. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed and numbered by the artist (within the larger edition of 750 copies), with …
[CAMPBELL]. CRAYFORD, Peter
Sydney: Public Pictures, 2010. Third printing. Thick quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 360 profusely illustrated. All editions of this reference on Campbell have sold out and are scarce in the market. As new copy still in the original shrink-wrap. “Born in 1960 in Sydney, Cressida Campbell is one of Australia’s most uncompromising artists. She studied …
[OLSEN]. McGREGOR, Ken.
Australian artists explore the outback. Jason Benjamin, Hazel Dooney, Robert Jacks, David Larwill, Jeff Makin, John Olsen, Rodney Pople, Mark Schaller, Andrew Sibley, Tim Storrier. Sydney: Craftsman House, 2002. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (lower edge rubbed), 303 pp, illustrated throughout.
A collection of Hillendiana, comprising vast numbers of facts & a considerable amount of fiction, concerning the goldfield of Hillend and environs, with the results of many years of intensive and arduous historical research. Together with copious notes, quotations from the works of esteemed and learned authors also scurrilous verses & ballads, numerous strange anecdotes …
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
Hand stamped / New York / 1973. New York : [the artist], 1973. Small artist’s book approximately 120mm square, staple bound with red tape, 12pp. rubber stamped with designs of red dots. Hand-printed artist’s book, a companion to others (such as Red Diagonals, Lines Dots etc.) created by the artist in small numbers in the 1970s and …
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
Hand stamped / New York / 1978. New York : [the artist], 1978. Small artist’s book approximately 120mm square, staple bound with blue tape, 12pp. rubber stamped with designs of red dots. Hand-printed artist’s book, a companion to others (such as Twelve Red Grids, Red Diagonals, Lines Dots etc.) created by the artist in small numbers in …
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
Hand stamped / Houston, Texas / 1977. Houston: [the artist], 1977. Small artist’s book approximately 120mm square, staple bound with green tape, 12pp. rubber stamped with designs of red dots. Hand-printed artist’s book, a companion to others (such as Twelve Red Grids, Red Diagonals, etc.) created by the artist in small numbers in the 1970s and 80s. …
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
Hand stamped. Sydney 1980. Sydney: [the artist], 1980. Small artist’s book approximately 120mm square, staple bound with black tape, foxing to front cover, 12pp. rubber stamped with designs of red dots. Hand-printed artist’s book, a companion to others (such as Twelve Red Grids, Red Diagonals, Lines Dots etc.) created by the artist in small numbers in …
Hand stamped. Sydney 1979. Sydney: [the artist], 1979. Small artist’s book approximately 120mm square, staple bound with red tape, foxing to front cover, 12pp. rubber stamped with designs of red dots. Hand-printed artist’s book, a companion to others (such as Twelve Red Grids, Red Diagonals, Lines Dots etc.) created by the artist in small numbers …
SENBERGS, Jan (1939 - )
Melbourne : Zimmer Editions and Townsville : Lyre Bird Press, 1998. Folio, full blind-embossed cloth binding by Norbert Herold with pictorial inlay, dustjacket lacking, unpaginated, essay by Jenny Zimmer, two folding lithographs of Senbergs’ studio, printed by John Robinson. Numbered 29 of 30 copies signed and numbered by the artist.
VIDLER, Edward A.
Melbourne : Edward A. Vidler, [c1921]. Quarto, gilt lettered papered boards, 28pp., illustrated with colour tipped-in plates, insect damage to rear endpaper and the margins of the last couple of leaves. Sara Levi (1870 – 1942). “The Art of Sara Levi written by Leon Caetoni and published by Edward A. Vidler (Vidler alone is credited) …
BALDESSARI, John (1931 - )
Paris : Onestar Press, 2015. Octavo, flushcut illustrated wrappers, pp. . A series of line drawings, which when flicked through, form the countoured shape of a nose. Limited to 250 numbered copies. “It should be said that Baldessari’s penchant for depicting noses in his work extends as far back as 1965 with the conception of …
[LINDSAY]. McCRAE, Hugh.
Sydney : John Sands Ltd, 1909. Folio, quarter vellum and decorated papered boards (light wear, edges rubbed), pp. [xvi]; 149; , twenty-one full page plates and numerous vignette illustrations; scattered foxing, Lindsay illustration from a magazine tipped on to p. [iv]. Limited to 130 copies, signed and numbered by McCrae. The plates include eight tipped-in …
Printed paper showbag containing: Ricky Swallow. This time another year (exhibition catalogue). Sydney : Australia Council, 2005. Octavo, lettered red cloth, illustrated endpapers, pp. 144, illustrated. Essays by Charlotte Day, Jennifer Higgie and Tom Nicholson. Ricky Swallow. This time another year (room brochure). Octavo, folded sheet, pp. 8, illustrated. Ricky Swallow. This time another year. Card …
Minneapolis : Walker Art Center, 1999. First edition. Two volumes, quarto, lettered paperd boards, pp. 127; 156, extensively illustrated, housed in a lettered cloth slipcase. The substantial reference for Ruscha’s books and prints.
JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard
Volume one : the voyage of the Endeavour 1768 – 1771. With a descriptive catalogue of all the known drawings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and the original engravings associated with them. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1985 (1986 reprint). Folio, cloth in dustjacket, pp. xv; 247, illustrated. Volume two : the voyage of …
Sydney : HarperCollins, 2009. Quarto, illustrated boards in dustjacket, pp. 432, extensively illustrated. Signed by the artist on the title page.
Bertram Mackennal. The fifth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project. Sydney : Art Gallery of NSW, 2007. Quarto, hard cover with illustrated dust jacket, pp. 216, foreword by Edmund Capon, preface by Neil and Diane Balnaves, essays by Deborah Edwards, Juliette Peers, David J. Getsy, Noel Hutchinson, Denise Mimmochi, Roger Neill, Meri Machin-Roberts, Mark Stocker, Terence Lane, …
Jilamara Arts and Crafts
Melville Island, Northern Territory : Jilamara Arts and Crafts, 2004. Square octavo, pictorial wrappers (stickers on lower wrapper), pp 40. Text in English and German.
[SMART]. QUARTERMAINE, Peter.
By Peter Quartermaine; foreword by Germaine Greer. South Yarra : Gryphon Books, 1983. Quarto: gilt-titled quarter-morocco over grey linen, black buckram slipcase, pp. 131, deluxe edition, limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the artist on colophon at rear, limited edition colour etching ‘Man with Bouquet’ (24 x 19.5cm) loosely enclosed at front and signed …
Sundry notes & papers: being the recently discovered notes and documents of the Natural & Instinctive Bestiality Research Expedition, collected and collated under the title BUMBOOZIANA. Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1979. Elephant folio (580 mm tall), bound in full calf, gilt illustration to upper board and gilt-lettering to spine) a few scuff marks), pp. 125. …
Introduction by Barry Humphries. Preface by Diana Davis. Townsville : Lyre Bird Press, 1998. Quarto, papered boards reproducing a Williams etching, in gilt-lettered clamshell box, bound by Friedhelm Pohlmann, 45 pp, images of the 53 etchings Williams produced in London between 1954 – 1956, and five original etchings by Fred Williams printed posthumously. Limited to …
A picaresque entertainment. London : William Collins, 1973. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket (edges worn), pp. 191. Presentation copy, inscribed by Donald Friend on the front free endpaper ‘For Attilio Guarracino – Bali 79’.
Melbourne : Heinemann, 1995. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 276, illustrated.
AUTY, Giles and CORBALLY STOURTON, Patrick
Sydney : Corbally Stourton Contemporary Art, . Quarto, pictorial boards with illustrated dust jacket (small tear), pp. 279, contains numerous colour plates of the artist’s paintings thoughout, introduction by Giles Auty, text on the artist’s life and work written by Patrick Corbally Stourton. A fine copy of the monograph on ‘Australia’s forgotten painter’. Letter from the …
LINDSAY, Norman; WINGROVE, Keith
/ selected by Keith Wingrove. London ; South Melbourne, Vic. : Macmillan, 1978. Quarto, orange cloth boards, pictorial dust jacket (a little sunned and edge worn), pp viii, 72, chiefly illustrated.
MAUGHAN, Janet; ZIMMER, Jenny [FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM]
A loan exhibition from the Flinders University of South Australia, first shown at the RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 16th April-3rd May, 1985. Melbourne : Communication Services Unit, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1986. ‘Publication edited, produced and designed co-operatively by Janet Maughan in Adelaide and Jenny Zimmer in Melbourne.’ Quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers, 208 pp, …
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2002. Quarto, cloth, illustrated dustjacket, slipcase. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies, with an original signed etching ‘Self-portrait’ loosely enclosed.
The artwork of the French voyage of discovery to the southern lands 1800 – 1804. With a complete descriptive catalogue of drawings and paintings of Australian subjects by C.-A. Lesueur and N.-M. Petit from the Lesueur Collection at the Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Le Havre, France. Edited by Jacqueline Bonnemains, Elliott Forsyth and Bernard Smith. Melbourne …
Sydney : Savill Galleries, 2003. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp 28 with one fold out page. Catalogue listing 33 items, reproduced with colour illustrations.
Woollongong City Gallery, 1987. Square octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp 29. Selected pieces illustrated in colour.
Brisbane : University Art Museum, University of Queensland,1978. Square octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp 49. Published for a travelling exhibition of Gibson’s works.
London : V & A Publications, 2004. Quarto, black boards with dustjacket (minor wear on edges), pp 127. A survey of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Jade collection, spanning the neolithic era to the nineteenth century. This monograph explores the cultural and ritualistic importance of jade in Chinese cultural, and is accompanied by 116 colour …
London : V & A Publications, 2004. Quarto, black boards with pictorial dustjacket, pp 128. Monograph of the Victoria & ALbert Museum’s collection of Chinese ceramics from 960-1279 AD. Showing 118 objects with 164 full colour plates, this monograph provides an authoritative exploration the shown ceramics, with newly published research. A useful and attractive monograph …
Venice : La Biennale di Venezia, 2003. Quarto, coloured wrappers, pp 668. Catalogue for the 50th Venice Biennale, the world’s premiere contemporary visual arts exhibition. Directed by Francesco Bonami with seven co-curators, including Hans Ulrich Obrist, Catherine David, Igor Zabel, Hou Hanru and Massimiliano Gioni.
n.l. : NBE éditions, 2016. Quarto, pictorial boards, pp 156. Published in conjunction with a 2016 exhibition, this monograph explores the sculptural form of Stéphane Guiran, including large, full colour plates with accompnaying essays. English edition limited to 300 copies.
London : The Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Ceramics, published under the authority of the Board of Education, 1927. Quarto, attractively rebound with green cloth boards, internals clean with very minor discoloration or damage, pp. xxi; 123; with an additional 120 black and white plates on 60 leaves.
Chicago : Art Media Resources, 2002. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 463. US edition of the authoritative monograph on the development and creation of Chinese jade artworks. This significant survey explores the ritualistic and ceremonial importance in Chinese culture and religion through the collection of Sir Joseph Hotung’s collection, with over 300 pieces described and photographed.
Hong Kong : Sotheby’s, 2014. Quarto, cream boards, pp 48; a fine copy..
Hong Komng : Sotheby’s, 2013. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp 44. Fully illustrated catalogue for the sale of a magnificent ruby-ground Falangcai ‘Double Lotus’ bowl. Text in Chinese and English
The Oriental Ceramic Society
An exhibition organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain and the Oriental Ceramic Society to commemorate the founding of the Society in 1921. London : The Oriental Ceramic Society, 1971. Quarto, red cloth covered boards with gilt text on spine, illustrated dustjacket, pp 153 with additional 266 plates, with 14 in colour. An extensive survey …
London : Thames and Hudson, 2006. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, fine condition, pp 352. A comprehensive monograph on the history and development of Chinese ceramic arts, from the Neolithic period to the twentieth century and drawing on extensive scientific and archaeological evidence. Centred on the Avery Brundage collection in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, …
[A & J Speelman]
London : A & J Speelman, 2008. Quarto, orange cloth covered boards with pictorial dustjacket, pp 155. Diverse monograph catalogue showing Chinese bronzes, cloisonné, furniture, jade and quartz, lacquer, porcelain, and artworks.
[Special Exhibition Galleries, Suzhou Museum]
Suzhou, China : Special Exhibition Galleries, Suzhou Museum, 2009. Quarto, pictorial boards with gold text. Exhibition monograph showing works from the private collection of Robert Chang, including calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, jade, and furniture.