Artist Books

  • # 24417

    [COBURN, John].

    John Coburn : Prints 1959 – 2000 (with an original signed screen print)

    Compiled by Julianna Kolenberg, with an essay by Peter Skrzynecki. Melbourne : Australian Galleries, 2000. Quarto, casebound, 48 pp. The deluxe edition, limited to only 45 copies, signed by the artist, with an original screenprint measuring 180 x 180mm titled Sunrise, produced specially for the book. A fine and scarce deluxe edition.

  • # 24600

    LETI, Bruno

    The Matrix (signed copy)

    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. In printmaking, the artform along with painting, photography and the making of artists’ books that has occupied Bruno Leti for the last half century, the …

  • # 24612


    Memory maps

    Brisbane : Grahame Galleries and Editions, 1993. Oblong octavo, lettered boards, cloth spine, pp. [16], illustrated. ‘book to accompany exhibition of works on paper by John Honeywill, Nov. 10 – Dec. 11, 1993 published in an edition of 100 numbered and signed copies plus 10 AP’s. The book is a collaboration between the artist who …

  • # 24602

    BUEUKENKAMP, Frieda et al.

    Etchings by non etchers

    Images by Curtis Hore, Rodney Broad, Greg Bell, Joris Everaerts, Lorraine Jenyns, Terry O’Malley, Bob Jenyns, Frieda Beukenkamp, for the 1987 Fundraising Project of Chameleon.  Concept and realization, Frieda Beukenkamp , cover by Greg Bell and Frieda, binding by Quality Binding. A limited edition of 50. This number 27. [Hobart] : Chameleon Inc., 1987. Folio, …

  • # 24601

    MILLS, Stuart; WILLETTS, David

    The Christmas Apples. Three texts by Stuart Mills with lithographs by David Willetts

    London, Coracle Press, 1977. Folio (41 x 28 cm), lettered grey wrappers (detached along spine), pp. 22 , illustrated with 3 lithographs. Limited to 100 copies signed by Mills and Willetts.

  • # 24666

    CATALANO, Gary

    The bandaged image : a study of Australian artists’ books

    Sydney : Hale & Iremonger, 1983. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 88, illustrated. A fine copy. Includes a chapter on Robert Jacks and discussion of the artists books of Tim Johnson, Imants Tillers, Micky Allan, Ti Parks, Ian Howard, Mike Parr, Richard Larter, Peter Lyssiotis et alia.

  • # 24613

    HUNT, Margaret

    Artists books artists’ secrets

    [Sydney : Goethe Institut, 1996]. Octavo, 12 folded sheets in card slipcase. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Goethe Institut, Sydney, from the 20th July 1996 and touring to other venues. “The event consisted of a traditional exhibition of Australian Artists’ books and also included digital works from Germany.” – Introduction. Participating artists were Margaret …

  • # 24611

    POWER, Anne Marie

    Black and white books

    Artist book exhibition, 4-20 August 2005. Curated by Anne Marie Power, Gail Stiffe and Marianne Little. [Fitzroy, Vic. : Artisan Books, 2005]. Single sheet, folded, in handmade card covers. Catalogue of an artists’ book exhibition 4-20 August 2005 presented by Papermakers of Victoria Incorporated. Artists include Katherine Nix, Alex Sutherland, Thea Laidlaw, Lyn Dickson etc.

  • # 22816

    Hazelwood, Art; Rotzcher, Klaus-Ulrich

    Tora Bora / توره بوره / Black dust : an opera in three acts

    [San Francisco : Art Hazelwood], 2011. Handmade artist’s book in the form of a foldout diorama. Screenprinted boards with cloth joints which open and assemble to create a theatrical stage 320 mm high, 250 mm deep, 710 mm wide, the floor of the stage lined with grooves into which can be inserted one or more …

  • # 11254

    Baldessari, John (1931-2020)

    Nose Peak

    Paris : Three Star Books, January 2015. Quarto, 380 x 315 x 100 mm, red cloth with silkscreen text, pp. 56 (14 felt signatures of 4 pages each), bound by hand, coloured resin nose sculpture. Limited to 12 copies signed and numbered by the artist. Of the twelve copies made, there were six colour variants, …

  • # 24651

    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 …

  • # 24763

    TEAGUE, Violet

    Night fall in the ti-tree (facsimile edition)

    Woodcuts by Geraldine Rede and Violet Teague. [Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2008?]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, cloth spine, unpaginated, french folds in the style of the original publication from 1905. ‘In 1905 Violet Teague, in collaboration with her friend Geraldine Rede, handprinted Night Fall in the Ti-Tree at the Sign of the Rabbit Press, …

  • # 24429

    THOMAS, Daniel.

    Criss Canning : the pursuit of beauty. (Deluxe edition with original signed etching)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2007. Quarto, gilt-lettered teal cloth in matching slipcase, pp. 192, fully illustrated. First edition, the deluxe edition, limited to 75 numbered copies, with an original signed etching ‘Banksia’, printed at Port Jackson press, loosely accompanying the book. Written and published to coincide with the artist’s retrospective exhibition at the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery. …

  • # 24270

    CAROL, Mark Philip and Alan James ROBINSON

    [PRIVATE PRESS] Banging rocks

    A dissertation on the origin of a species of rock that descended with modification from the ancient piroboli, complete with elaborate descriptions of its social and sexual habits, information regarding its behaviors and activities, as well as details pertaining to its care and feeding. [Easthampton, MA.] : ABCedary Productions, 1990. Octavo, papered boards, pp. [32], 2 …

  • # 24582

    LETI, Bruno and WALLACE-CRABBE, Chris

    Phantoms in the park

    Melbourne : the artist, 1995. Oblong quarto, papered boards with original etching, unpaginated, a series of 30 laser prints by Bruno Leti after his monotypes, with a previously unpublished poem by Chris Wallace-Crabbe. Limited to 12 copies signed by artist. Housed in a clamshell box. Held in two Australian collections (Baillieu Library; SLNSW).

  • # 24581

    LETI, Bruno; COWLEY, Des

    The book as art

    Melbourne : the artist, 2013. Octavo, printed card wrappers in slipcase, containing loose postcards of Leti’s artists books. ‘ Printed in an edition of 200 copies. ‘An artists’ book catalogue of 45 loose postcard sized cards depicting the artist’s books. Captions and bibliographical references appear on the verso of each card. Additional reproductions, an introduction by …