Australia Artists E-K

  • # 17575

    FRANSELLA, Graham

    Graham Fransella. Figures & landscapes. Paintings and prints 1984 – 2002 (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2002. Folio, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 128, extensively illustrated, foreword by Edmund Capon, a mint copy housed in a grand clamshell box, lettered with design on the front panel, containing a similarly designed paper folio housing an original Fransella etching, Head, signed and limited to 100 copies. The deluxe edition, limited …

  • # 17601

    PEARCE, Barry.

    Michael Johnson. (signed copy)

    Foreword Edmund Capon. Sydney: The Beagle Press, 2004. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket (short tear), 204pp. illustrated. A major monograph on the abstractionist. Signed by Johnson and Pearce on the title page.

  • # 13488

    HITTI, Deanna

    Artbook Warehid; Artbook Tnan; Artbook Tlerty

    [Melbourne : the artist, 2015]. Three volumes, small quarto, bound by the artist in cloth in lettered slipcases, pp. [70]; [74]; [70], 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. …

  • # 17607

    [KEMPF]. BROOKS, Rosemary

    Franz Kempf (signed copy)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1991. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 188, foreword by Gordon Thomson, Franz Kempf in conversation with Rosemary Brooks, numerous colour plates throughout, also features biographical information on the artist, signed by the artist on the half-title, a fine copy.

  • # 17626

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Eighteen.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1924. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers (minor sunning on spine), 80pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, an extremely fine copy. Includes essay by William Moore on The Year’s Etching; essay by J.S. McDonald on Some Victorian Landscape Painters. Illustrations by …

  • # 17618

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Sixty.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1935. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, 86pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, spine with light sunning. Features essay on Lionel Lindsay’s book on Charles Keene, Will Ashton and Arthur Streeton, among others. Also includes colour and black and white plates …

  • # 17617

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Twenty.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1927. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, 88pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, an extremely fine copy. Includes various essays and literary pieces; and an essay by Margaret Preston entitled ‘Colour;. Illustrations by Streeton, Young, Leist, Feint, Will Ashton, Fizelle, et …

  • # 17615

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Thirty-Seven. Longstaff Number

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1931. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, 72pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, a fine copy. A special edition focussing on the Life and works of Sir John Longstaff. Includes essay by J.S. McDonald on Longstaff’s art; biography of Longstaff by …

  • # 17530

    [HESTER]. KEON, Michael.

    Joy Hester: An Unsettling World.

    Melbourne: Malakoff Fine Art Press, 1993. Folio, illustrated wrappers, 24pp. Essay by Michael Keon, photos of the artist, 51 works on paper listed. Price list loosely enclosed.

  • # 16903

    CROMBIE, Isobel; HENSON, Bill; HEYWAYD, Michael

    Bill Henson : XLVI esposizione internazionale d’arte la biennale di Venezia 1995 : Australian pavilion 11 June-15 October 1995

    Melbourne : Australian Exhibitions Touring Agency, 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers in printed white dustjacket (slightly marked), pp. 56, illustrated. Catalogue of Australia’s exhibition shown at 46th Venice Biennale, and which then toured Australia from November 1995. Scarce

  • # 17071

    GILL, S. T.

    The Australian sketch-book

    Melbourne : Lansdowne Press, 1974. Oblong folio, gilt-lettered cloth in slipcase (scuffed), pp. [viii]; 25 colour plates reproducing Gill’s work first published in 1864.

  • # 16192

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    A series of five artists’ books

    1. I think all the world is falling. [Melbourne] : the artists, 2017. Artist’s book, 8 pages concertina digital print, printed covers on gold-trimmed board, in a card slipcase with lettering. Printed in an edition of 6 copies. 2. No longer six feet under. [Melbourne] : the artists, 2017. Artist’s book, 8 pages concertina digital print, printed …

  • # 16925

    INGLETON, Geoffrey Chapman.

    True Patriots All, or, News from Early Australia, as told in a collection of broadsides (deluxe ed.)

    Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1952. Quarto, gilt-titled half-calf over buckram, 280pp. reproducing illustrated broad-sides. The deluxe edition, limited to 150 signed copies, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, and containing three original etchings signed by Ingleton. An exploration on ephemeral early printings concerning Australia, and a fine deluxe edition with the author’s accomplished maritime artworks.

  • # 16188

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    Find your place

    [Melbourne] : the artists, 2007. Artist’s book, 110 mm tall, consisting of 22 page concertina offset lithograph by Gracia Haby, bound by Louise Jennison, initalled by Haby. Printed in an edition of 10 copies, this is the single Artist’s Proof. Exhibited as part of A trapdoor in every room (2007), and later as part of …

  • # 16362

    Empty Rooms (presentation copy to Albert Tucker)

    Francetown [USA] : Typographeum, 1990. Octavo, cloth boards with paper label to spine, unpaginated, printed letterpress. Limited to 75 copies. Presentation copy from the author to fellow Angry Penguin Albert Tucker, signed by Kershaw and inscribed ‘For Albert Tucker, with affection and admiration, Alister 10.iv.92’. Tucker illustrated Kershaw’s book of verse ‘Excellent Stranger’ in Melbourne …

  • # 16190

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    Those two daring pirates

    [Melbourne] : the artists, 2004. Artist’s book, 180 mm tall, 22 page concertina offset lithograph with original hand colouring, bound in coloured fabric, initialled by the artists. Printed in an edition of 30 copies with one artist’s proof. A colourful celebration of the cultural life of New Orleans, Louisiana. “[These two daring pirates] is Gracia Haby …

  • # 16187

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    Because I like you

    [Melbourne] : the artists, 2016. Artist’s book, consisting of title sheet, contents sheet, 10 cards each printed with an original woodblock and collage sourced from Edwardian postcards, all housed in a custom linen solander box with collage and woodblock inlays. Created in an edition of 10 copies, each unique with a different assortment of collages. …

  • # 16186

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    Your nimble tread

    [Melbourne] : the artists, 2016-17. Artist’s book, consisting of title card, six cards of text, 8 original nineteenth century cartes de visite with individual collages, paint and pencil additions by Gracia Haby, 8 accompanying original pencil drawings on card by Louise Jennison which follow the photographs, colophon sheet with artists’ initials, all housed in a …

  • # 16208

    FRIEND, Donald (1915 - 1989)

    The Farce of Sodom (Donald Friend’s copy)

    By the Right Honourable Earl of Rochester. Written for the Royal Company of Whoremasters, and printed a-new upon the three hundredth anniversary of the untimely demise of our noble author in the thirty-third year of his life. With sets and costumes suitable for theatrical performaces designed by Donald Friend. Melbourne: Gryphon Books, 1980. Large folio, …

  • # 16298

    [HEYSEN]. DRIDAN, David

    The art of Hans Heysen

    With text and selection of pictures by David Dridan. Adelaide : Rigby Limited, 1966. Oblong quarto, boards in dust jacket, unpaginated, introduction on Heysen, list of plates including 32 in colour and 40 in monochrome, some light foxing to endpapers, otherwise fine.

  • # 16300

    FRIEND, Donald (1915 - 1989)

    Coogan’s Gully : a young person’s guide to bushranging, ecology &​ witchcraft (Signed copy)

    Melbourne : Gryphon, 1979. First edition. Oblong quarto, cloth boards in dustjacket (spine sunned), some damp spots to front endpapers, 58 pp, illustrations include 13 full page in colour, a good copy signed on the half-title by Friend.

  • # 16225

    URE SMITH, Sidney and STEVENS, Bertram

    The Art of J. J. Hilder

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1918. Quarto, quarter cloth over lettered boards, original dustjacket (some light wear), previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown, 48 pp., numerous tipped-in colour and black and white plates (some offsetting), contributions by Julian Ashton, Bertram Stevens, Harry Julius, Sydney Ure Smith and J. J. Hilder.

  • # 16287

    [HEYSEN]. KLEPAC, Lou.

    Nora Heysen

    Sydney: The Beagle Press, 1989. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, 80pp. illustrated throughout, light offsetting to endpapers. An important monograph on the artist.

  • # 16227


    Frank Hinder Lithographs.

    With an original lithograph by Frank Hinder, and an introduction by John Henshaw. Researched and edited by Lin Bloomfield. Sydney: Odana Editions, 1978. Folio, original maroon cloth in matching slipcase (rubbed), 156 pages fully illustrated with Hinder lithographs. Limited to 155 copies of which 140 are for sale, signed and numbered by the artist. The …

  • # 16207


    James Gleeson. Landscape out of nature.

    Edited with an introduction by Lou Klepac. Sydney : The Beagle Press, 1987. Quarto, gilt-lettered green calf with plain paper dustwrapper in matching slipcase, 112 pp,  illustrated throughout, some occasional foxing especially to preliminaries, edges and dust jacket. One of the collectors’ edition limited to 100 copies, specially bound and containing an original Gleeson umber …

  • # 16211

    FRIEND, Donald (1915 - 1989)

    Tides of sensuality (deluxe edition)

    Working drawings and studies for a major work to be titled Bumbooziana by Donald Friend. Foreword by Elizabeth Summons. Melbourne: Gryphon Books, 1978. Quarto, gilt-decorated red cloth in black dustjacket, illustrated throughout with Friend’s sketches in preparation for Bumbooziana. Limited to 350 copies signed by the artist, this is one of the 100 copies of …

  • # 16210

    ELENBERG, Joel and LEA, Shelton


    Melbourne: National Press, 1970. Folio, decorated wrappers, 8pp of poetry illustrated by Joel Elenberg. Only edition. Limited to 100 copies (although unlikely all were produced), signed and numbered by the author and artist, with two original figurative watercolour sketches by Elenberg illustrating the text. A rare literary edition, and the only de luxe art book …

  • # 15935

    James Gleeson : a group of nine exhibition catalogues

    Nine exhibition catalogues from Pinacotheca Gallery (1996), Watters Gallery (1999, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007), Savill Galleries (2004), Charles Nodrum Gallery (2006, 2008), most with pricelists, each quarto and 12 – 28 pages, illustrated, in very good condition.

  • # 15905

    GURVICH, Rafael

    Rafael Gurvich. Nothing but blue skies. (Signed copy)

    Melbourne : Snapping Turtle Publications, 1988. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, dustjacket, pp. 104, illustrated Signed by the artist.

  • # 15909

    [GLEESON]. FREE, Renee

    James Gleeson : images from the shadows

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1993. Quarto, boards in illustrated dust jacket, pp. 197, illustrated throughout. First edition; a revised edition was published in 1996.

  • # 15918

    [ROBERTSON, Bryan]

    Recent Australian painting. (Signed by John Olsen)

    London : Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1961. Quarto, laminated illustrated wrappers (laminate lifting, as always), signed by artist John Olsen on the title page; approx 60pp., 23 black and white plates plus numerous portrait photographs. Foreword by Kenneth Clark, preface by Bryan Robertson, introduction by Robert Hughes. An important catalogue, this exhibition was the first major …

  • # 16564


    Melbourne : Macmillan and the Art Gallery of South Australia, 1979. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 128, illustrated.

  • # 16570

    [HELE]. WILKINS, Lola

    Ivor Hele : the heroic figure

    Canberra : Australian War Memorial, [1997]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, abrasion mark to title page, pp. 88, illustrated.

  • # 15764

    FRIEND, Donald

    Painter’s Journal

    Sydney : Ure Smith, 1946. Octavo, original cloth in dustjacket (chipped with loss), bookplate to front pastedown, pp. 144, illustrated, canted. One of Donald Friend’s earliest books, Painter’s Journal follows Gunner’s Diary (1943) as an illustrated journal based on Friend’s diaries of his experience as an artist during the Second World War an immediately afterwards.

  • # 15748

    JACKS, Robert

    Robert Jacks. Red Dots.

    Hand stamped. Sydney 1979. Sydney: [the artist], 1979. Small artist’s book approximately 120mm square, staple bound with red tape, foxing to front cover, 12pp. rubber stamped with designs of red dots. Hand-printed artist’s book, a companion to others (such as Twelve Red Grids, Red Diagonals, Lines Dots etc.) created by the artist in small numbers …

  • # 15245

    FIELDHOUSE, Janet; BOSSE, Joanna

    Janet Fieldhouse : body ornaments

    Charlottesville : Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, University of Virginia, [2017]. Small quarto, pictorial wrappers, [10] pp,  colour illustrations; fine. Catalogue for the Janet Fieldhouse : body ornaments exhibition held at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 27 January to 21 May 2017, curated by Joanna Bosse; includes an essay by Joanna Bosse on the art …

  • # 14917

    FRIEND, Donald.

    Bumbooziana [together with] The Bumbooziana Portfolio

    Sundry notes & papers: being the recently discovered notes and documents of the Natural & Instinctive Bestiality Research Expedition, collected and collated under the title BUMBOOZIANA. Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1979. Elephant folio (580 mm tall), bound in full calf, gilt illustration to upper board and gilt-lettering to spine) a few scuff marks), pp. 125. …

  • # 6649

    FRIEND, Donald

    Save me from the shark (presentation copy)

    A picaresque entertainment. London : William Collins, 1973. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket (edges worn), pp. 191. Presentation copy, inscribed by Donald Friend on the front free endpaper ‘For Attilio Guarracino – Bali 79’.

  • # 15154

    [HARVEY, Steven]

    Steven Harvey

    Melbourne : Niagara Galleries, 2001. Oblong octavo, pictorial wrappers, [pp 24]. Exhibition catalogue showing ten works, all illustrated in full page colour plates.

  • # 15153

    [FRANK, Dale]

    Dale Frank : New Paintings

    Melbourne : Realities Gallery, 1988. Octavo, blue wrappers, [pp 20]. Six works shown with full plate images.

  • # 15136

    [HICKEY, Dale]

    Dale Hickey : one hundred drawings

    Melbourne : Powell Street Gallery, 1991. Quarto, silver wrappers, pp 32. Exhibition catalogue with twenty pages of colour plate reproductions of selected works; introduction by Chris McAuliffe.

  • # 15133

    [GREEN, Mike]

    Mike Green : recent watercolours

    Melbourne : Realities Gallery, 1988. Oblong quarto, black wrappers (very minor creasing), with six colour plates of works displayed.

  • # 15132

    [KING, Grahame]

    Grahame King

    Melbourne : Eastgate Gallery, 1996. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, [pp 12]. Exhibition catalogue showing 12 works, all illustrated in colour.

  • # 15131

    [KELLY, John]

    John Kelly

    Melbourne : Niagara Galleries, 1995. Square octavo, orange wrappers, pp 8. Exhibition catalogue with 13 works listed, all reproduced in full colour.

  • # 15108

    Kelly, John

    More fucking cows!

    Melbourne : Niagara Galleries, 2000. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, [pp 24]. All works displayed reproduced in full colour.

  • # 15107

    [JACKS, Robert]

    Robert Jacks : Sketches of Spain

    Perth : Lister Calder Gallery, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, trifold brochure. Illustrated in colour with introduction by Paul McGillick.

  • # 15102

    [HARRIS, Jeffrey]

    Jeffrey Harris : Recent Work

    Melbourne : Deutscher Gertrude Street, 1989. Quarto, wrappers, pp 20. Includes reproductions in colour and black and white.

  • # 15096

    KÖLLER, Christopher

    Christopher Köller : Parádeisos

    Melbourne : M.33, 2011. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 89. Art monograph showing 89 photographs, with inscription by artist on title page.

  • # 15094

    [KUNATH, Frederick]

    Frederick Kunath in my room

    Oxford : Modern Art Oxford, 2013. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 255. Exhibition monograph, illustrated in colour, covering a large range of Kunath’s works.

  • # 15084

    COOMBES, Paul

    Elaine Haxton : A biography. Achievements in paint & print

    Sydney : Communications Programs Pty Ltd, 1990. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 64. Published in conjugation with retrospective exhibition held at Hamer Mathew Galleries, Sydney. Illustrated in full colour.