Artist Books

  • # 25417

    PALMER, Marilla

    Optimism reigns & rains

    Essays by Dan Cameron, Carol Kino, Shelley F. Marlow, Sue Scott. Brooklyn, New York : Pierogi, March 2005. Quarto, wrappers made from handmade Mexican bark paper, plastic and foam lining, pp. [14], interleaved with illustrated glassine sheets. Limited to 150 copies signed by the artist. Elaborate handmade exhibition catalogue to accompany the artist’s solo exhibition.

  • # 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 …

  • # 25478

    ANDERSON, Sue (1948 - ) and HARRISON, Gwen (1947 - )

    Quaranta Australis

    Sydney : Gwen Harrison and Sue Anderson, 2008. Artists’ book, circular shape (395 mm tall), the 20 pages each consisting of an original etching printed on Japanese tissue, laid on paper sheets, mounted with a vellum stub and bound in to an embossed vellum binding with goatskin cords, presented in a folding clamshell box by …

  • # 25490

    ANDERSON, Sue and HARRISON, Gwen

    Howl for a black cockatoo

    Sydney : Impediment Press &​ Wand’Ring Bark, 2015. Folio (540 mm tall), designer binding of black kangaroo inlaid with etching by Sue Anderson and Wayne Stock, etched endpapers, pp. [28], each leaf being printed letterpress and with sugarlift or aquatint etching, some leaves folding and some shortened. Limited to 25 copies housed in a custom …

  • # 25480

    HARRISON, Gwen; ANDERSON, Sue and LYSSIOTIS, Peter

    Dancing over dark waters

    Sydney : Gwen Harrison and Sue Anderson, 2012. Folio (545 mm tall), full dyed kangaroo with goatskin detail, pp. [28], etched endpapers, folding etched plates, presented in a clamshell box.  Edition limited to 7 unique copies, signed by the artists. “The work reveals the three artists’ response to one of Sydney’s darkest historical colonial sites, …

  • # 25479

    ANDERSON, Sue and HARRISON, Gwen

    Shore of certain happiness : 1788-2012

    Sydney : Gwen Harrison and Sue Anderson, 2012. Quarto (370mm tall), full stained kangaroo with goat spine, pp. [50], comprised of multi-plate sugar-lift and aquatint etched plates, hand-finished with paint, with letterpress text, presented in a clamshell box. Limited to 6 copies signed by the artist. “This artwork comprises a series of prints and a …

  • # 24977

    MACBETH, George (1932-1992); LORRI (WHITING, née FRASER, Lorraine; 1927 - 2019)

    Lorri. 4 original illustrations to 4 quotations from “Curtmantle” by Christopher Fry

    Rome : Galleria Arco d’Alibert, January 196r. Folio (505 x 495 mm), black cloth with title labels, slipcase, pp [18], four original colour ‘lino paintings’ by Lorri, illustrating poems by English writer Christopher Fry. Limited to 24 copies signed and numbered by the artist and author. This is copy number 5. Text in English and French. …

  • # 24661

    MACBETH, George (1932-1992); LORRI (WHITING, née FRASER, Lorraine; 1927 - 2019)

    Lorri. Original illustrations to 4 poems by George Macbeth.

    Rome : Galleria Arco d’Alibert, 1964. Folio (495 x 495 mm), maroon cloth with title labels (dusty and lightly marked), the text block detached, pp [16], four original colour ‘lino paintings’ by Lorri, each one signed in the margin of the image in pencil and additionally signed and dated outside the image, illustrating poems by Scottish …

  • # 25524

    LETI Bruno (1941 - ); NEILSON, John Shaw (1872 - 1942)

    The Neilson Lines monotypes

    Introduction by Chris Wallace-Crabbe. Melbourne : the artist, 1998. Octavo, artist’s binding by Norbert Herold of lettered cloth with papers hand painted by the artist, in a matching slipcase, unpaginated, poems by Neilson, with corresponding imagery by Bruno Leti. Printed in a very small run of 10 copies signed by the artist. ‘This book, limited …

  • # 25523

    LETI Bruno (1941 - ); NEILSON, John Shaw (1872 - 1942)

    The eleventh moon

    Three poems by John Shaw Neilson with drawings, watercolours and monotypes by Bruno Leti. Melbourne : the artist, 1998. Octavo, artist’s binding by Norbert Herold of lettered cloth with papers hand painted by the artist, pp. [88], poems by Neilson, with corresponding imagery by Bruno Leti. Printed in a very small run of 15 copies signed …

  • # 25725

    CHEN, Julie; MEADOR, Clifton

    How books work

    Berkeley, CA. : Flying Fish Press; and Chicago : Center for Book and Paper, 2010. Octavo, paper folder with folding paper booklet on the meaning of books. Written, designed, and produced by Julie Chen and Clifton Meador. Signed by the book artists. Printed in an edition of approximately 300 copies.

  • # 26027

    LONEY, Alan (1940 - ); WAGENER, Richard (1944 - )

    Vestige

    Petaluma [U.S.A.] : Mixolydian Editions, 2015. Folio, blind lettered cards, unpaginated, five original engravings by Wagener. “Vestige was designed and printed by Richard Wagener at Mixolydian Editions, Petaluma, California. The text, composed in Monotype Bembo and cast by Patrick Reagh, Sebastopol, California, was printed on handmade Twinrocker paper. The engravings were printed from boxwood blocks …

  • # 6627

    OPPEN, Monica

    Dare to Vote!

    Sydney : Ant Press, 2012. Artist’s book. Small quarto, screenprinted wrappers in lettered box (which includes two HB pencils – for voting!), unpaginated, letterpress text discussing the principles of voting and democracy, folding section for voting. An artist’s exploration of Australia’s system of democracy, and the principle of voter activism, which includes its own voting …

  • # 25510

    LETI Bruno

    Chinese poems. Poems from the Tang dynasty

    Photographs & drawings by Bruno Leti. Melbourne : Bruno Leti, circa 2005. Second edition. Octavo, bound in papered boards with red lettering by Wolfgang Schoefer, red cloth slipcase, pp. [48], photographs, drawings and text by Leti. Limited to 12 copies, numbered and signed by the artist. Classical Chinese poems, hand scripted by Leti, with his accompanying …

  • # 25537

    STRASSER, Theo

    Berlin

    Melbourne : Anajah Press, 2014. Quarto, handpainted paper portfolio containing text sheet and 16 colour prints of the artist’s collages. An artist’s book by Melbourne creator Theo Strasser, limited to 25 numbered and signed copies. “The Berlin collages were made in a studio apartment with a large glass table overlooking the Jewish memorial in central …

  • # 25949

    FRIEND, Donald; GRIFFIN, Richard

    Prospectus. The farce of Sodom

    Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1980. Quarto, folding sheet, illustrated. Publisher’s prospectus for the limited edition artist’s book written and illustrated by Donald Friend. Invitation to the opening night enclosed.