Artist Books

  • # 28250

    MARTIN-SCHERRER, Frédérique; HEREL, Petr (1943 - ) (artist); JACKSON, Philip

    Thierry Bouchard & Petr Herel : the shared book

    Translated from French by Margot Jones. [Melbourne and Canberra] : Disquiet Press, 2018. Edition of 100 copies, each with an original signed and numbered frottage (73 x 52 mm) by Petr Herel tipped-in on the half title. Octavo, printed blue wrappers, pp 1-38 (history of the Labyrinth Press by Martin-Scherrer), [39-56] (colour illustrations), 57-59 (notes), …

  • # 28234

    BALDESSARI, John (1931 - 2020)

    Nose Peak

    Paris : Onestar Press, 2015. First edition. Limited to 250 numbered copies. Octavo, flushcut illustrated wrappers, pp. [126]. A series of line drawings, which when flicked through, form the countoured shape of a nose. “It should be said that Baldessari’s penchant for depicting noses in his work extends as far back as 1965 with the …

  • # 28213

    MCGREGOR, Ken.

    Fred Cress : Whispers (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2007. Quarto, purple lettered black cloth in matching slipcase, pp 255, extensively illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 75 copies with an original signed and numbered etching, Companions, loosely enclosed.

  • # 28194

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Thirtyfour parking lots in Los Angeles

    [Los Angeles] : the artist, 1967. First printing. Quarto (254 x 203 mm), lettered white wrappers, glassine dustjacket (a small chip, light tonin and handling marks), pp. [48], illustrated, printed at Blair Litho, Los Angeles on white paper. First printing, printed in an edition of 2413 copies (the second printing of 1974 of 2000 copies). …

  • # 28191

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Twentysix gasoline stations

    [Los Angeles] : the artist, 1963. Third printing, 1969. Octavo (179 x 140 mm), lettered white wrappers, glassine dustjacket, pp. [48], illustrated, printed at the Cunningham Press, Alhambra on white paper. Third printing, printed in an edition of 3000 copies (the first printing of 1963 an edition of 400 copies, the second printing of 1967 …

  • # 28189

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Nine swimming pools and a broken glass

    [Los Angeles] : the artist, 1968. Octavo (181 x 140 mm), lettered white wrappers, glassine dustjacket, pp. [64] (10 pages with photographic illustrations, 52 blank pages, title page and copyright page), printed by Blair Litho., Los Angeles, on white paper. First edition, printed in an edition of 2400 copies (a second printing issued in 1976). …

  • # 28192

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Some Los Angeles apartments

    [Los Angeles] : the artist, 1965. Second printing, 1970. Octavo (181 x 143 mm), lettered white wrappers, glassine dustjacket, pp. [48], illustrated, printed at Anderson, Ritchie and Simon on white paper. Second printing, printed in an edition of 3000 copies (the first printing of 1965 an edition of 700 copies). A fine, clean, unmarked copy …

  • # 28193

    RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )

    Crackers

    Hollywood : Heavy Industry Publications, 1969. Octavo (222 x 152 mm), plain brown card wrappers, printed dustjacket on waxed paper, pp. [240], light toning, printed by G. R. Huttner Lithography, Burbank, on white 60lb. Lithosheen Gloss paper. First and only edition, printed in an edition of 5000 copies, of which the first 3350 were printed …

  • # 28065

    OLSEN, John

    John Olsen “The Kiss”

    Townsville and Melbourne : Lyre Bird Press & Zimmer Editions, 2009. Folio, quarter-calf over linen, gilt-lettered on spine, unpaginated, original signed Olsen etching bound in as frontispiece, titled ‘The Kiss’ and editioned out of 30 copies, an original Olsen pen sketch of a lyre bird facing title page with the edition number written by the …

  • # 28041

    CROOKE, Ray (1922 - 2015)

    An epistle from Oberea (Russell Drysdale’s copy)

    With decorations by Ray Crooke. Ferntree Gully, Vic. : The Rams Skull Press, 1955. Quarto, hessian bound boards with traditional Polynesian tapa design, 24 pp, illustrated with seven original silk screens by Ray Crooke. Limited to 250 copies signed by the artist; the cover was also silk-screened by Crooke on Thursday Island; a fine copy …

  • # 27716

    SENBERGS, Jan (1939 - )

    In the studio. Original lithographs by Jan Senbergs

    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 27 of 30 copies signed and numbered by the artist.

  • # 27572

    HENG, Euan (1945 - )

    Drawings (limited edition)

    Melbourne : Niagara Galleries, 2018. Quarto, lettered wrappers, 17 folded sheets, printed recto and verso (so that by slicing the pages images will be revealed), designed by Studio Hi Ho. Limited to 70 copies signed and numbered by the artist (a further 10 artist’s proofs also issued). ‘Euan Heng was born in Oban, Argyllshire, Scotland …

  • # 27527

    STRACHAN, David (artist); KERSHAW, Alister (text)

    Accent & Hazard

    Paris : printed by Jacques Murray at the Stramur-presse, 1951. Small folio, colour printed paper portfolio (short split to one corner)in original card slipcase (slightly scuffed), housing ten sections containing Kershaw’s poems, etched from the manuscript by Murray, illustrated by eight large full page, double page or folding etchings and aquatints by David Strachan complemented …

  • # 27106

    COUNIHAN, Noel (1913 - 1986)

    War or Peace. Twelve linocuts by Noel Counihan (signed edition)

    London: Collet’s Holdings Ltd., 1950. Later lettered paper portfolio (385mm tall), cut lettering from the original folio pasted on (foxed), 4pp. letterpress (long split along fold), twelve linocuts on separate sheets, very good examples. Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist, this is number 88. In this example, each linocut has been signed by …

  • # 27035

    ASTBURY, Leigh

    Earth to sky. The art of Victor Majzner (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2002. Quarto, cloth, illustrated dustjacket, slipcase. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies, with an original signed etching ‘Self-portrait’ loosely enclosed. Part I. The Substance of the Matter 1966-1982: 1. Painting as process and paint as substance 1966-1976; 2. Explorations of a personal kind 1977-1982 Part II. Cultural Landscapes 1983-1992: 3. Cultural …

  • # 26234

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    Nineteen : or compilation box of zines, 2017 – 2018

    Printed card box in the form of a giant matchbox, 160mm x 230 mm x 45 mm, containing 19 handmade zines by the two artists created in 2017 and 2018. Created in an edition of 5 boxed sets hand lettered title card. This is set number 4, all the editioned zines are also edition number …