Artist Books

  • # 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.

  • # 20571

    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), …

  • # 20610

    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), …

  • # 20607

    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), …

  • # 13065

    SHEAD, Garry, b. 1942

    The apotheosis of Ern Malley. Etchings & drawings by Garry Shead.

    An interpretation, by a great contemporary artist, of Australia’s most infamous literary hoax. Sydney : Monogene, 2006. Tall folio (44 cm high), black canvas with illustrated onlay housed in a red canvas clamshell box; 32 pp, with numerous full page colour plates and one large double foldout plate; introduction by art historian Sasha Grishin; includes three large signed …

  • # 13883

    BAUDELAIRE, Charles;

    Spleen de Paris.

    Edition illustree etornee par le peintre d'Essertine [Illustrated and decorated edition by a painter of Essertine]. Theoule sur Mer [France] : Phillipe Gonin, 1942. Quarto, original hand-lettered wrappers, collated in sections (as issued), pp 81, bookplate to colophon leaf. Housed in faux leather portfolio with hand-lettered spine (hinges split), original faux leather slipcase. Consists of 13 …

  • # 19726

    OPPEN, Monica et al

    Text and texture : contemporary design bindings of the novels of Patrick White

    Sydney : Ant Press, 2012. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 28, illustrated. Exhibition catalogue of the Design Bookbinding Exhibition held at the State Library of NSW Bookshop 13th August to 29th October 2012. “This exhibition, Text and texture, of Australian contemporary designer bindings was prepared in conjunction with the exhibition The life of Patrick White…”–page [22] …

  • # 19897

    JACUNSKI, Jaclyn

    You are a warrior

    [Chicago? : the artist, 2017]. Octavo, printed wrappers, pp. [24], illustrated. Artist’s book / zine on the subject of civil disobedience and the protest movement. ‘Jaclyn’s work is driven by political controversies that surround land, communities, and acts of resistance. By framing evidence of those acts, her work recontextualizes how they manifest in public spaces …

  • # 19892

    SMING, Vivian (ed)

    Love songs for Antarctica. A collection of poems, songs, and other writings performed to Antarctica.

    [Pasadena] : Sming Sming Books, 2012. Limited edition of 200 copies. ‘Edited by Vivian Sming, Love Songs for Antarctica contains a collection of poems, songs, and other writings, which were performed to Antarctica, December 27 – 31, 2011. The anthology includes contributions and selections by artists, writers, and musicians. Each piece is accompanied by photographs of the …

  • # 19894

    Coats 4 teens. Look cool feel warm

    Denver : is Press (The Institute of Sociometry), 2017. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, stringbound, pp. 26, illustrated. Small press book documenting an act of guerilla sociometry to ensure Colorado teens were rugged up during winter, in particular ‘irresponsible teens who leave the house without their perfectly good coat and are going to catch their death!’. A …

  • # 19888

    FEND, Peter

    Planet policy United States

    Berlin : AKV Berlin, 2015. Quarto, self-wrappers in colour dustjacket, pp. 18. Printed risograph in an edition of 100 copies. An artist’s book / zine / small press publication on US foreign policy released at the time of the US General Election. Includes commentary on Australia, Arabia, China, Russia etc. “The book is intended for …

  • # 19890

    FORD, Janet

    100 days of bulimia

    Vancouver : Moniker Press, 2018. Artist’s book in the form of a spiral bound notebook or set of post-it notes, unpaginated, illustrated. Designed by Erica Wilk. Edition of 200 copies. “100 Days of Bulimia is a book written and illustrated by Janet Ford, detailing life with an eating disorder. An artist based in Vancouver, BC, …

  • # 19895

    DAVIDSON, Sarah; WILK, Erica; McNAB, Brynn

    For the trees

    [Vancouver : Moniker Press, 2017]. Quarto, pp. [52], printed risograph, self wrappers, cloth tape spine. Edition of 150 copies. Artist’s book responding to issues of ecological sustainability. “For the trees is a collaborative risograph book experiment based on a series of drawings by Sarah Davidson. The publication was developed with Erica Wilk, who uses her …

  • # 19516

    De' MEDICI, Lorenzo (1449 - 1492); OLDCORD, Anthony (translator) SCHMEISSER, Jorg ( 1942 - 2012) et al.

    Carnival Songs

    New York : Raphael Fodde Editions, 2001. Folio (500 x 360 mm), gilt-decorated cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine (small bump lower corner), pp. 36, printed letterpress on Hannemuhle paper, text in Italian with English translation, two original etchings by American artist William T. Wiley, one by Italian artist Mimmo Paladino, one by Australian artist Jorg Schmeisser, …

  • # 20059

    SHEAD, Garry and KRAUSMANN, Rudi

    News (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2006. Small quarto, quarter-cloth over papered boards, gilt-lettered to spine, pp. 122, illustrated. The deluxe edition, in an edition of 60 copies, specially bound, with an original signed etching by Garry Shead from his Ern Malley series loosely enclosed. Bilingual poems by Krausmann about creative identities he has known with illustrations by Shead.

  • # 19503

    GIUDICI, Giovanni (1924 - 2011); BAJ, Enrico (1924 - 2003)

    Salutz, I. Cinque incisioni di Enrico Baj per dieci poesie di Giovanni Giudici.

    Milan : Giorgio Upiglio Edizioni d’Arte Grafica, 1986. Edition of 125, numbered 1-99 (this is number 22), plus 26 numbered I-XXVI. Lettered card portfolio with title sheet (the colophon signed by Baj and Giudici), 5 colour etchings (245 x 403 mm, plateline), each with two poems by Giudici, each plate signed by the artist and poet, …