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  • # 29415

    KAHAN, Louis

    Australian writers. The face of literature (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne University Press, 1981. Quarto, hand-bound at the Dove Bindery in gilt-lettered quarter-leather over cloth, pp. 85, illustrated. Portraits of Australian authors by Kahan, including Martin Boyd, Robin Boyd, Manning Clark, Mary Gilmore, Max Harris, A. D. Hope, Henry Lawson, Jack Lindsay, Alan Marshall, P. R. Stephenson, Kenneth Slessor, Patrick White, Judith Wright, Hal Porter, …

  • # 29414

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Thirty-Five. Norman Lindsay Number.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1930. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, staples rusted, 64pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, occasional foxing, a very good copy. The special edition highlights the works of Norman Lindsay. Includes an interview with Norman Lindsay by Kenneth Slessor. Illustrations include …

  • # 29413

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia : Third number

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens &​ C. Lloyd Jones. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1917. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, unpaginated, all pages clean, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, an excellent copy. Essay by Bertram Stevens on J. Muir Auld; essay by A. Radcliffe Brown on Norman Lindsay’s Watercolours; essay by …

  • # 29411

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia : Seventh number.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens &​ C. Lloyd Jones. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1919. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers (splits along spine, some loss of paper at head and foot, short tear to lower wrapper), 54pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, an excellent copy. Essay by Lionel Lindsay on George …

  • # 29277

    KOSSATZ, Les

    Les Kossatz : the art of existence

    Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing : Heide Museum of Modern Art, 2008. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 264, illustrated. Les Kossatz’s career as an exhibiting artist can be traced back to as early as 1963. This significant, richly illustrated monograph was published to coincide with a major retrospective exhibition.

  • # 29400

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Decadent 1980 – 2000 (Copy signed by Manuela Furci)

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books and the State Library of Victoria, 2014. Quarto, diecut boards, pp. 251, illustrated. Decadent: 1980-2000 is a photography book showcasing Rennie Ellis’ contribution to photography and social history. With an introduction by photographer and Rennie contemporary William Yang and an essay by photographer and art critic Robert McFarlane, Decadent highlights …

  • # 29398

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Decade 1970-1980

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books and the State Library of Victoria, 2013. Quarto, diecut boards, pp. 255, illustrated. New copy. Winner, Best Designed Fully-illustrated Book Over $50, Designers’ Choice Book of the Year, Australian Book Designers Association 2014. ‘His photographs explore the cultures and subcultures of the decade , as well as the emerging decadence and …

  • # 29397

    McGREGOR, Ken and ZIMMER, Jenny

    Robert Jacks

    Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2008. Series: Macmillan mini-art series number 5. Small square octavo, pictorial boards in dust jacket, 144 pp extensively illustrated. An as new copy.

  • # 29394

    LERGESSNER, James G.

    A shrine to the artist Ian Fairweather (signed copy)

    Bribie Island, Qld : J.G. Lergessner, 2009. Third edition. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. xx; 246, illustrated. Signed by the author. New copy. “In this moving account of Ian Fairweather’s life story, often narrated through the heart, voice and eyes of his friends and acquaintances, the author describes the artist’s harsh early upbringing in London and …

  • # 29382

    HYLTON, Jane

    Nora Heysen : Light and life

    Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2009 (2011 reprint). Quarto, illustrated wrappers, 104 pp., illustrated. New copy. Nora Heysen grew up at The Cedars near the Adelaide Hills town of Hahndorf, and was deeply influenced by her father, Hans Heysen. Nora Heysen: Light and life explores a notable career spanning seven decades, during which …

  • # 29381

    [FEINT]. HEATHCOTE, Richard (ed.).

    Adrian Feint : cornucopia.

    Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2009. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, 96pp., illustrated. New copy. Adrian Feint (1894-1971) was a painter, printmaker, bookplate designer, illustrator, commercial artist and gallery director. In his home city of Sydney, and elsewhere in Australia, he was known as ‘a man of unerring taste and colour sense’. Adrian Feint: Cornucopia …

  • # 29377

    GASCOIGNE, Martin

    Rosalie Gascoigne : catalogue raisonné

    Canberra : ANU Press, 2019. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 436, extensively illustrated. Includes biographical chapters on the artist’s life, a study of her materials and practice, and a comprehensive catalogue raisonné of every work she created as an artist. New copy. ‘Rosalie Gascoigne (1917–1999) was a highly regarded Australian artist whose assemblages of found materials …

  • # 29373


    Report of the Australian Ex Libris Society (1924)

    Sydney : Australian Ex Libris Society, 1924. Edition limited to 200 copies (this is copy no. 39). Square duodecimo, original printed buff wrappers (upper wrapper lightly foxed and marked), staple bound, ownership signature to first blank, 29 pp, illustrated with 10 black and white photographic plates, including bookplates by Adrian Feint (2), D.H. Souter, Gordon …

  • # 29324

    NEYLON, John

    Franz Kempf : aspects of a Journey 1947-2016

    South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 112, illustrated in colour throughout. New copy. In the year of the renowned artists 90th birthday, Franz Kempf: Aspects of a journey gathers together many of Kempf’s finest works from the 1940s to today, including treasures from his private collection. John Neylon’s illuminating essay considers the …

  • # 29323

    GRISHIN, Sasha et al.

    Franz Kempf : thinking on paper, 1955-2002

    South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 68, illustrated in colour throughout. New copy. ‘Kempf’s is not the art of a hopeful youngster, aimed desperately at the stars, but rather, it is stardust itself.’ – Adam Dutkiewicz ‘These are pictures to be contemplated, interrogated and deeply pondered. They are – even the tiniest …

  • # 29321

    HYLTON, Jane

    Ivor Hele : the productive artist

    South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2002 (2009 reprint). Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 80, illustrated in colour throughout. New copy. Ivor Hele was an artist of extraordinary discipline and power. He was also enormously prolific and completed more commissioned works than any other artist in the history of Australian art. His front-line responses to war, sketched and …