Artist Books

  • # 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 …

  • # 26944

    NOLAN, Rose (1959 - )

    Enough

    Melbourne : Negative Press, 2016. Artist’s book. Octavo (folded), 220 x 840 mm (open), initialled and dated on rear in pencil. A concertina style publication, employing the creases to define the characters in a similar manner to the artist’s acclaimed wall drawings. Published in a limited edition of 100 copies. Rose Nolan’s work is held …

  • # 26927

    NOLAN, Rose (1959 - )

    Big Words (Not Mine) – Read the words ‘public space’…

    Melbourne : Negative Press, 2017. Quarto, self-wrappers with exposed stitching, pp. [576]; illustrated, housed in a silver-lettered card slipcase. The deluxe edition, limited to 40 copies signed and numbered by the artist (a standard edition of 200 copies also published). “This monumental artists’ book returns Vito Acconci’s text, that inspired Nolan’s large scale installation of …

  • # 26926

    NOLAN, Rose (1959 - )

    Enough

    Melbourne : Negative Press, 2016. Artist’s book. Octavo (folded), 220 x 840 mm (open), initialled and dated on rear in pencil. A concertina style publication, employing the creases to define the characters in a similar manner to the artist’s acclaimed wall drawings. Published in a limited edition of 100 copies. Rose Nolan’s work is held …

  • # 26788

    Coats 4 teens. Look cool feel warm

    Denver : is Press (The Institute of Sociometry), 2017 (second edition 2018). 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 …

  • # 26992

    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), …

  • # 26243

    CRAWFORD, Marian (1955 - ); SASNAITIS, Francesca Jurate (1958 - )

    Gintaras / Amber

    [Melbourne : the artist], 2019. Artist’s book (267 x 150 mm). Narrow octavo, photolithograph wrappers, pp. [22], printed letterpress, photolithographic relief prints, glassine sheets, bookmark made of Lithuanian fabric with Baltic amber pendant. Published by the artist and author in an edition of 18 signed and numbered copies. ‘Gintaras is Lithuanian for amber. Writer Sasnaitis’s family …

  • # 26340

    HENSON, Bill (1955 - ); RÜCKERT, Friedrich (1788 - 1866); MAHLER, Gustav (1860 - 1911)

    Kindertotenlieder : Mahler, Henson, Rückert

    London : Stanley/Barker, 2017. Quarto (381 x 305 mm), decorated black cloth, 16 pages letterpress text by Rückert, 64 pages offset with 32 photographs by Henson, housed in a foil stamped black slipcase containing a 12″ vinyl record of the music of Mahler. Published in a limited edition of 150 numbered copies each signed by Bill Henson. …

  • # 26365

    HOLLELEY, Douglas (1949 - ); SWATKO, Juliana

    Far fetched (presentation copy for Rennie Ellis)

    Rochester, N.Y. : the artist, 1976. Artists’ book, 95 x 240 mm, lettered wrappers (foxed), pp. [64], flipbook style book of sections of a photographic image of a nude woman in bed, which if assembled form a whole photograph. Presentation copy for the photographer Rennie Ellis, signed by the two Australian artists Douglas Holleley and …

  • # 25595

    KRUGER, Barbara; KING, Stephen

    My pretty pony. (Deluxe edition)

    New York : Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art, [1988]. Folio (515 mm tall), brushed aluminium over thick cloth bound boards, crushed morocco spine, a digital clock mounted on the upper board, pp. [64], 9 colour lithographs and 14 screenprints by Barbara Kruger, limited to 250 copies signed by Stephen King and …

  • # 26242

    CRAWFORD, Marian (1955 - )

    Between

    [Melbourne : the artist], 2019. Artist’s book (266 x 1115 mm). Narrow octavo, letterpress wrappers, pp. [8], printed letterpress, relief prints on Zerkall, glassine sheets. Published by the artist in an edition of 12 initialled and numbered copies. ‘Things become noisy or busy, and then fall away, to rise again. This small pamphlet explores this universal …

  • # 26241

    CRAWFORD, Marian (1955 - )

    Looking

    [Melbourne : the artist], 2019. Artist’s book (210 x 150 mm). Octavo, letterpress wrappers, pp. [12], printed letterpress, relief prints on Zerkall. Published by the artist in an edition of 15 initialled and numbered copies. ‘Looking presents an experience of beholding, opinion-making and sensation’. —Marian Crawford, artist’s statement        

  • # 26240

    CRAWFORD, Marian (1955 - )

    Permutation

    [Melbourne : the artist], 2019. Artist’s book (210 x 150 mm). Octavo, letterpress wrappers, pp. [8], printed letterpress, relief prints and photographic intaglio on Zerkall. Published by the artist in an edition of 15 initialled and numbered copies. ‘Change is constant, one thing becomes another in a series of transformations. Permutation presents a small visual investigation …

  • # 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.

  • # 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 …