Melbourne : The Croft Press, 1978. Quarto, gilt-decorated cloth, unpaginated, tipped-in plates, foreword by Ron Radford. Limited to 250 copies signed by Eric Thake.
ROGERS, Andrew; McAULIFFE, Chris
Melbourne : Andrew Rogers, 2005. Quarto, embossed cloth covered boards, with partial illustrated dust jacket. The first of Rogers’ monographs showing a wide selection of the artist’s sculptures and geoglyphs juxtaposed witht the naked female form. Fully illustrated in colour and signed by the artist.
Melbourne : Champion Books, 1981. Quarto, wrappers in illustrated dustjacket (edges rubbed); unpaginated, illustrated. Signed and inscribed by the artist on the dedication page. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. Avant garde Australian artist's book consisting of three short stories with black and white photomontage.
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 beautiful Australian …
Sydney : Ant Press, 1988. Elephant folio, original cloth boards with colour etching inlaid to front panel, slipcase, colophon, pp. , bound French-fold, each page being a very large full page etching with hand colouring. Edition limited to 10 copies each containing 29 etchings. 'This book was written with a love for the natural environment …
HINDS, John (1950 - )
How Terra Australis (a utopian terra nullius) became Ferral Australis (a dystopian terra numbskullius!) by Mr. John Hinds Esq. 2014 or … an ironic meta-narrative on the pluralist hybridity of the hegemonic colonialistic simulacra, referencing the semiotic intertextuality of a paradigmic Shakespearean narratology. A hyper-critical poststructuralist pastiche on the metaphysical extraction of urine! Melbourne : …
Sydney : Ant Press, 2016. Folio (535 mm tall), printed cloth bound boards, pp. , each leaf consists of a folded sheet of Zerkall wove paper printed with collography, with a translucent upper layer on Taiwanese kozo paper printed in woodcut, both layers with printed text from hand-cut rubber stamp letters. An artist's book limited …
[LINDSAY]. McCRAE, Hugh.
Sydney : John Sands Ltd, 1909. Folio, quarter vellum and decorated papered boards (clean and fresh, slightly rubbed on lower edge), 149 pp, includes twenty-one full page plates and numerous vignette illustrations; scattered foxing. Limited to 130 copies, signed and numbered by McCrae. The plates include eight tipped-in original Norman Lindsay sepia-toned lithographs, each signed …
LINDSAY, Jack (1900-1990)
With three original woodcuts by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Hand–press of J. Kirtley, 1923. Folio, quarter lambskin over papered boards, original dust jacket with paper label to spine (a few tears), Norman Lindsay designed bookplate for Margaret Coen to front paste down, light offsetting to endpapers and a couple of spots of light foxing, else …
HINDS, John (1950 - )
Melbourne : the artist, 2012. Elephant folio (580 mm tall), lettered cloth, title page, preface, 14 leaves of designs stencilled in colour, which reference traditional English patterns and iconography, but have been re-designed to reflect a contemporary theme or topic, ostensibly as prototypes for wallpapers for distribution in the Antipodes. A printed sheet of notes …
ANDERSON, Sue and HARRISON, Gwen
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. , 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 …
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 …
LINDSAY, Jack; LINDSAY, Norman
Done into English from the Latin by Jack Lindsay with XVIII illustrations by Norman Lindsay. For subscribers only. London: The Fanfrolico Press, 1927. Quarto, gilt-lettered quarter morocco with illustrated vellum boards (discoloured as usual), with the binder's stamp of H. T. Wood of London inside the lip of lower board, pp. lxxxviii, printed on hand-made …
TILLERS, Imants (1950 - )
Melbourne : Double Vision, 1981. “Standard edition”. Square duodecimo, 205 x 205 mm, pictorial wrappers (lightly marked), pp 95, 95; illustrated; text in English and Chinese (parallel Chinese text translated by Keith Fung); a good copy.
TILLERS, Imants (1950 - )
Melbourne : Double Vision, 1981. “Small edition”. Square duodecimo, 105 x 105 mm, pictorial wrappers (marked), pp 95, 95; illustrated; text in English and Chinese (parallel Chinese text translated by Keith Fung); accompanied by the publisher's prospectus for both the small and standard editions of this work, a 6-page duodecimo folding pamphlet, illustrated (creased and …
LETI, Bruno; STEELE, Professor Peter
Melbourne : the artist, 2006. Small quarto, card wrappers with blind etched covers, unpaginated, essay by Peter Steele, eight original c-type photograph by the artist tipped-in. Limited to 15 signed copies.
Melbourne : the artist, 2016. Quarto, spiral bound, card wrappers, unpaginated, documenting a series of painted marble shards made by the artist in response to the painted marbles of Carrara. Limited to 10 copies, this is the artist's copy, copy number 1.
Melbourne : the artist, 2016. Quarto, spiral bound, card wrappers, unpaginated, being a series of photographs the artist has taken at international locations and museums with accompanying abstracted paintings based on the same colours. 'Colour is feeling and feeling is colour' – the artist. Limited to 15 copies. This is the artist's copy, copy number …
WALLACE-CRABBE, Chris; LETI, Bruno; KING, Inge; KING, Graeme
New York and Melbourne : Raphael Fodde Editions, 1998. Folio, 515mm tall, spraypainted hessian over boards, pp. 34, five folded sections of eight leaves, with two linocuts by Inge King, two lithographs by Graeme King, and two etchings by Bruno Leti, each signed and numbered, a fine example. A magnificent large format artist's book with …
S.l. : the artist, 1990. Octavo, photocopied pages, staple bound, red electrical tape, pp. , reproducing lines and grids in a manner reminiscent of Robert Jacks. Editioned 2 of 6 copies.
S.l. : the artist, 1990. Oblong octavo, card wrappers, staplebound,  leaves each with a grid design shaded with a different combination. Presumed edition of 2, cover inscribed '2/2 Left to right variation'. Artist's book with repeated patterns in created in homage of pioneer conceptual artist Robert Jacks.
JOHNSON, Tim (1947 - )
[Adelaide] : printed for the Experimental Art Foundation Post-Object Exhibition 1976. Octavo, printed wrappers, (lightly soiled and creased), pp. , illustrated. Rare artist's book printed by the EAF in South Australia. Johnson “used his artist books to draw attention to the duality between the ‘public’ sphere, in which his performances and installations took place, and …
CHRISTOFIDES, Andrew; MAHFOUZ, Naguib
Melbourne and Townsville : Lyre Bird Press & Zimmer Editions, 2005. Folio, lettered wrappers, 10 folded leaves, including title sheet and colophon sheet, 8 sheets being quotes from Mahfouz accompanied by an original watercolour by Christofides, housed in a clamshell box. Limited to 30 copies signed by the artist plus 6 hors commerce. This is …
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
Wooden plywood box with manuscript title label and ink stamps (the panels crudely nailed together) containing twelve hand-stamped artist's books by Robert Jacks. The following set of twelve hand-stamped books are probably Robert Jack’s most well-known artists books. For many years they were given away, handed around, stocked in avant-garde bookshops, collected, and discarded. In …
[Melbourne : the artist, 2015]. Three volumes, small quarto, bound by the artist in cloth in lettered slipcases, pp. ; ; , each page of Arches 250gsm watercolour paper hand printed with cyanotype images by the artist. Unique. Deanna Hitti is an Australian artist of Lebanese descent whose work explores contemporary themes of cultural identity. …
HEREL, Petr; ZIMMER, Jenny
Melbourne : Centre for the Development of Artist's Books and Limited Editions, 1992. Monash University Studio Series No. 2. Quarto, handmade papier mâché outer wrappers by Katherine Nix, inner wrappers printed intaglio by Martin King and screenprinted by Kim Westcott, pp. 77; ; containing original aquatints and lithographs; housed in a printed cardboard box. Texts …
HEREL, Petr; ZIMMER, Jenny
Melbourne : Centre for the Development of Artist's Books and Limited Editions, 1993. Monash University Studio Series No. 4. Quarto, textured card wrappers by Petr Herel, pp. 61; ; containing original aquatints and photographs; housed in a printed cardboard box. Introduction by Dinny O'Hearn; poems by Miroslav Holub; images by John Reid (Kodalith print), Geoffrey Ricardo …
ZIMMER, Klaus & Jenny
Melbourne : the artist, 1995. Quarto, gilt-lettered black cloth, unpaginated, text by Jenny Zimmer, colour plates of Zimmer's glassworks. Limited to 20 copies plus 10 artist's proofs, this is AP 1 and signed by Klaus and Jenny Zimmer. An edition of 20 copies where the prints are presented loose in folio format was also created. …
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 …
EMIN, Tracey (1963 - )
[London : the artist], 1994. Quarto, lettered flush-cut boards, pp , two original photographs of Tracey Emin and her brother Paul as children, original lithograph of a bird perched on a penis, inscribed by the artist on the front free endpaper 'I wanted this to be the truth Tracey Emin 1994' and editioned out of …
Melbourne : Jenny Zimmer, 1997. Folio, gilt-lettered paper wrappers, title sheet, 40 colour prints reproducing Ball's monotypes. Limited to 6 copies. “This artist's book is editioned from Sydney Ball's series of forty monoprints combining printmaking and painting techniques made as part of a collaborative project with Korean artist Choe Kyu-il, 1996-97. The limited edition of …
Bruno Leti : the matrix : remembering Giorgio Morandi : equilibrium and strength. Melbourne : Macmillan and the State Library of Victoria, 2010. Oblong quarto, illustrated boards, 128 pp., extensively illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 20 copies, with an original signed etching, presented in a clamshell box. In printmaking, the artform along with painting, …
SIMPSON, David S. and AIDO (?), Karl
Baltimore, Maryland : Flag Studios, [between 1970 and 1975]. Oblong octavo, suede covered boards bound with metal studs, the upper covers opening at the centre, containing four “flip book” series of 12 photographic prints (48 in total), each 55 x 75 mm, being the upper or lower parts of male heads which can be matched …
Sydney: Monogene, 2006. Tall folio (44cm high) black canvas with illustrated onlay housed in a red canvas clamshell box, 32pp. with numerous full page colour plates and one large double foldout plate, introduction by noted art historian Sasha Grishin, includes three large signed aquatints by Shead. Limited to 120 copies with only 100 for sale, …
Basil Hall Editions: Darwin, 2003. Nine etchings 150 x 220 mm each, handprinted by Natasha Rowell. Edition of 50. Series of nine etchings by Australian artist Garry Shead housed in a purpose-built ceramic box (290 x 215 x 60 mm). The nine etchings join up in the fashion of a puzzle to complete Shead's image, …
Sydney : Craftsman House, 2001. Quarto, silver-lettered purple silk in matching slipcase with colour pictorial inlay, 168 pp, profusely illustrated. One of 100 deluxe copies specially bound and containing an original signed watercolour painting of Jacks' distinctive cello emblem.
TAILLANDIER, Yvon (1926 - )
[France : probably between 1970 and 1980]. A unique object created by Yvon Taillandier by overpainting the pages of a nineteenth century copy of the published score to the opera Lara by Louis-Aimé Maillart (1817-71), the volume measuring 275 x 200 mm, with 295 pages. Taillandier has painted 7 full-page and 34 double-page paintings within …
Foreword by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : The Shepherd Press, n.d. [ ]. Quarto, full crushed morocco with gilt design, gilt dentelles, a little rubbed along spine, foxing to endpapers and light water stain to edges of endpapers, twenty-four fine colour reproductions with titled tissue guards, 13 page essay by Norman Lindsay. The deluxe edition of …
Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1979. Large, thick folio (395mm tall) bound in gilt-decorated calf by the Dove Bindery, Melbourne, in a decorated and felt-lined clamshell box, illustrated endpapers, 292pp. profusely illustrated with Norman Lindsay illustrations. Limited to 527 copies signed and numbered by Jane Lindsay (the artist’s daughter). Only edition. A charming series of illustrated …
JACKS, Robert (1943-2014)
Eight etchings and one frontispiece in edition of nine. Printed at the Sydney Print Studio by Diane Davidson and Peter Stevens on Arches 280 GSM. Cloth bound portfolio with title label measuring 780 x 580mm housing eight etchings and one etched frontispiece, each signed and numbered by the artist. A rare early folio by the …
JACKS, Robert (1943-2014)
Eight etchings and one frontispiece printed by Diane Davidson and Peter Stevens at Sydney Print Studio in an edition of Twelve with two artist's proofs and two printer's proofs 200 GSM BFK Arches. Cloth bound portfolio with title label measuring 570 x 460mm housing eight etchings and one etched frontispiece, each signed and numbered by …
New York : Printed Matter, 1976. Oblong folio, illustrated wrappers, pp. , each leaf with an enlarged nineteenth century stereoview of an American waterfall and a page of accompanying text. Artists book
HIRST, Damien (1965 -)
London : Paul Stolper and Other Criteria, 2011. Small folio (262 mm tall), illustrated cloth, pp 328, 320 colour illustrations, foil-blocked cards bound in, three-colour foil block print bound in, signed and numbered by Damien Hirst. Limited to 100 copies. The deluxe edition of a catalogue which relates to Hirst’s 2010 installation of foil block …
HIRST, Damien (1965 -)
London : Other Criteria and New York : Gagosian Gallery, 2013. Thick quarto, blind-embossed buckram in decorated matching slipcase, pp. 929, extensively illustrated with over 1400 illustrations, including gatefold plates and foil-blocked cards. Essays by Robert Pincus-Witten, Michael Bracewell, Damien Hirst, conversations with Damien Hirst, John Baldessari and Ed Ruscha. Signed by the artist in pencil on …
SHIRLOW, John (1869 - 1936)
Melbourne : Edward A. Vidler, 1918. Folio, gilt-lettered papered boards (a little marked), 8 folded sheets with six original etchings, each signed in pencil, tipped in, with three of the six captioned tissue guards, light foxing and offsetting, title page a little marked. The list of plates are: Sydney Cove, From Musgrave Street Wharf, 1917 …
BRETON, André (1896-1966)
New York: Pierre Matisse Editions, . Limited to 1200 numbered copies. Quarto, original boards, 94 pp, extensively illustrated. An attractive presentation of Tanguy’s work, the book was designed by Marcel Duchamp and translated by Bravig Imbs. This copy affectionately inscribed by Tanguy on the half-title for the notable American collector and socialite George Gallowhur, with …
LETI, Bruno; LONEY, Alan
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2011. Duodecimo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 142, illustrated. Macmillan mini art-series no. 17. Signed by the artist.
Melbourne : the artist, 2015. Quarto, flushcut wrappers, spiral bound, unpaginated, foreword by the artist, plates. A book documenting a series of unique monotypes Leti made of the skyline of Carlton in 1989, with particular reference to the domed buildings which prompted recollections by Leti of the famous domes to be found in Italy and …
LETI, Bruno; WALLACE-CRABBE, Chris.
Melbourne : Monash University Studio Series, 1994. Small quarto, card wrappers with an original etching by Leti, slipcase,  pp. folded in sections, illustrated on each page with etchings, aquatints and chine-colle by Leti to illustrate the poem by Wallace-Crabbe, originally published by Oxford University Press in 1993. Limited to 45 copies signed by the …
GRISHIN, Sasha; LETI, Bruno
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2011. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 192, illustrated. A detailed survey of Leti's graphic output, including a section on his artists' books. Signed by the artist.