Australia Artists E-K

  • # 19189

    GRUNER, Elioth

    Elioth Gruner. Twenty-four reproductions in colour from original oil paintings (deluxe edition)

    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 …

  • # 19180

    FRIEND, Donald

    Painter’s Journal (Donald Friend’s copy, gifted to Bevis Bawa)

    Sydney : Ure Smith, 1946. Octavo, original cloth (worn), pp. 14, illustrated, spine defective, text block detached. Inscribed in ochre ink on the front free endpaper ‘Donald Friend Hill End ’55’ and in a different pen Friend has later inscribed the volume ‘for Bevis Bawa’. One of Donald Friend’s earliest book, Painter’s Journal follows Gunner’s …

  • # 18939

    KENNY, Robert (b. 1952)

    A book of detection. (One of 26 copies)

    / by Robert Kenny. Drawings by the author. Darlington, N.S.W. : Sea Cruise Books, 1978. Colophon states: ‘Limited edition of 500 copies, 26 of which are lettered a to z and signed by the author’. This copy is lettered ‘c’ and signed ‘Robert Kenny’. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, [32] ff (duplicated typescript printed recto only); with hand-drawn …

  • # 19150

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Bill Henson Photographs 1974 – 1984

    With contributions by David Malouf, Peter Scheldahl. Melbourne : Deutscher Fine Art, 1989. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 103 pp., illustrated throughout. A fine copy, and scarce as such.

  • # 17456

    JACKSON, Francis; HESLING, Bernard (illustrator)

    Walpurgis and other poems

    Sydney : Shakespeare Press, [1931]. First edition. Octavo, original wrappers with design by Bernard Hesling (edge wear, spine with paper split), inside upper wrapper with bookplate of St. Sophia’ Library (donation of John Mullins), half-title with offsetting from bookplate and St. Sophia’s shelf number; pp 54, with 8 dramatic full-page illustrations by Hesling; foxing to …

  • # 18891

    HENSON, Bill (b. 1955)

    Lux et nox (first edition, signed by Henson)

    Zurich : Scalo, 2002. First edition. Extended oblong folio (430mm wide), cloth in illustrated dust jacket, 175 pp. of Henson’s ethereal photography. This is the first edition, printed in Germany. It was then reprinted in Melbourne in 2008. A fine copy, signed by Bill Henson on the half-title.

  • # 18878

    LINDSAY, Norman et al.

    The Lone Hand : the Australian monthly. Vol. VI, No. 35, March 1, 1910

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 19010. Octavo, illustrated wrappers by J. J. Hilder; pp. i-xxxi, 465 – 581; extensively illustrated in black and white by Norman Lindsay, Lionel Lindsay, Ruby Lindsay, Percy Spence, Hans Heysen, Harry Weston et al., verse by Hugh McCrae, and articles on opium smuggling, the …

  • # 18751

    HITTI, Deanna

    Cultural transaction [with] Towla

    An extraordinary collection of works by contemporary Melbourne artist Deanna Hitti, comprising her artist’s book Towla and two monumental wall pieces titled Cultural Transaction. Towla [Melbourne] : the artist, 2017. Folio, screenprinted buckram, screenprinted endpapers, pp. 40; [8]; 40; screenprinted on Somerset 115gsm Bookwove paper, housed in a screenprinted clamshell box. Limited to 10 copies plus three …

  • # 18761

    Bill Henson (deluxe edition with original photograph)

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2017. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, housed in a cloth slipcase with blind lettering ‘Bill Henson’ with additional folder containing an archival inkjet print by Bill Henson,  Untitled 2008/09, signed and numbered. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed by the artist with a signed print. As new, mint …

  • # 18668


    James Gleeson. Beyond the screen of light (deluxe edition with original etching)

    With contributions by Geoffrey Smith, Ken Wach, Renee Free and Bruce James. Sydney: The Beagle Press in association with the National Gallery of Victoria, 2004. Quarto, gilt-lettered blue cloth in matching slipcase, 216pp. illustrated throughout. The de luxe edition of 50 copies, specially bound and issued with an original signed Gleeson etching.

  • # 18132

    JUNIPER, Robert; COLE, Lilla

    Asphodel (deluxe edition)

    Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1982. Quarto, illustrated boards in illustrated card slipcase, pp. 76, illustrated. Limited to 500 casebound copies signed by Juniper (a trade edition also published), this copy with additional signed inscription by Juniper on title page.

  • # 18474

    PULLIN, Ruth

    Eugene von Guerard. Nature revealed.

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2011. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 302, extensively illustrated, as new copy.

  • # 18591

    KEMP, Roger, 1908-1987

    Roger Kemp on paper

    Melbourne : University Gallery, University of Melbourne, [July 1975]. Exhibition catalogue. Small oblong quarto, 180 x 240 mm, illustrated wrappers, [20] pp, profusely illustrated in colour and black-and-white; a fine copy of a splendid catalogue showcasing the work of one of Australia’s most important abstractionist painters.

  • # 18698

    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. …

  • # 18650

    HART, Pro

    The undiscovered Pro Hart

    Melbourne : Blue Bush Press, 1992. Quarto, gilt-lettered leather bound boards (small chip on spine), pictorial inlay, pp. 80, illustrated throughout. The deluxe hardcover edition.

  • # 18646

    GLEESON, James.

    [POETRY] Along the fault line. Late slippages and abrasions.

    Sydney: The Northwood Press (a division of The Beagle Press), 2005. Octavo, gilt-lettered blue cloth, 50 pp of James Gleeson’s poems. Limited to 350 copies. Produced for private distribution. A rare literary work by the artist.