Australia Artists E-K
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 …
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. …
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’.
Melbourne : Heinemann, 1995. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 276, illustrated.
Melbourne : Niagara Galleries, 2000. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, [pp 24]. All works displayed reproduced in full colour.
Melbourne : Deutscher Gertrude Street, 1989. Quarto, wrappers, pp 20. Includes reproductions in colour and black and white.
Sydney : Craftsman House, 1996. Quarto, black boards with pictorial dust jacket, 214pp. A comprehensive art monograph of the sculptural works of Inge King, fully illustrated colour and black and white images.
McGREGOR, Ken; JACKS, Robert
Sydney: Craftsman House 2001. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (spine sunned), 168 pp. profusely illustrated. Signed by the author and artist, with a presentation inscription from Robert Jacks to Anne and Barry Pang, with two pen drawings. The major monograph on Jacks.
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, …
[GLEESON]. KLEPAC, Lou.
Sydney: The Beagle Press, 2008. Oblong quarto, orange cloth in matching slipcase, 96 pp., fully illustrated with Gleeson’s vivid surreal imagery. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies with a limitation slip signed by the artist, and an original aquatint etching loosely enclosed. The first 50 copies of this edition contain the aquatint Surge 2007 …
HINDS, John (1950 - )
How Terra Australis (a utopian terra nullius) became Ferral Australis (a dystopian terra numbskullius!) by Mr. John Hinds Esq. 2014 or … an ironic meta-narrative on the pluralist hybridity of the hegemonic colonialistic simulacra, referencing the semiotic intertextuality of a paradigmic Shakespearean narratology. A hyper-critical poststructuralist pastiche on the metaphysical extraction of urine! Melbourne : …
[MacNALLY, M.J.; HERBERT, Harold]
Sydney : Art in Australia, 1920. Limited to 600 copies. Quarto, original papered boards (marked) in original dust jacket (torn, with loss); unpaginated; with tipped-in plates throughout (5 colour, 8 black and white); scattered foxing. Scarce.
Melbourne : Exhibition Gallery Monash University, 1978. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, 56 pp. All works reproduced in black and white; introduction by Patrick McCaughey; a good copy.
[HINDER, Frank; HINDER, Margel]; THOMAS, David
Newcastle : Newcastle City Art Gallery, 1973. Oblong quarto, pictorial wrappers, 32 pp; illustrated with black and white reproductions of the artists' works; bibliography.
FRIEND, Donald; ENNIS, Henry.
in a voyage from England to Port Praia, Cape of Good Hope – New South Wales. Melbourne: Richard Griffin, 1983. Small folio, full calf in dustjacket, 34 pp. (deckled-edged), title-page and frontispiece illustrated by Friend, Foreword by Kenneth Hince. Limited to 160 copies. This one of 10 copies specially bound in full leather and in a …
Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1980. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 72pp. Lists a total 339 works, with numerous pieces reproduced in either colour or black and white. Signed by both artists on half title.
Brisbane : The University of Queensland Art Museum, 2002. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 111pp. An attractive monograph featuring colour reproductions of Hope's work, produced to coincide with the retrospective held at the Heide Museum of Modern Art in Melbourne.
[FRANCIS, Ivor], HYLTON, Jane
Adelaide : Art Gallery Board of South Australia, 1987. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 44pp. Lists 75 works, all reproduced, with selected pieces shown in colour.
Sydney : The Bloomfield Galleries, 1980. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, trifold card. Lists 60 works with black and white reproductions throughout. Produced to commerorate the retrospective held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Some foxxing on upper edges.
JACKS, Robert et al.
Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria, 1968. Folio, plain white card wrappers with die-cut title, 94pp., extensively illustrated. Catalogue for the exhibition held 21 August – 28 September, 1968. The seminal exhibition of twentieth century abstraction in Australia, featuring colour-field works by Robert Jacks, David Aspden, Alun Leach-Jones, Sydney Ball, Peter Booth, Ian Burn, Robert Hunter, …
Brisbane : Booralong Publications, 1990. Quarto, boads in dustjacket, some offsetting to endpapers, pp. 104, illustrated.
Melbourne : Pinacotheca Gallery, 1986. Folio, illustrated wrappers (a little marked), 8 pp., large Henson reproductions, essay by Michael Heyward. A scarce publication which accompanied Henson's exhibition at the Pinacotheca Gallery in 1986.
HINDS, John (1950 - )
Melbourne : the artist, 2012. Elephant folio (580 mm tall), lettered cloth, title page, preface, 14 leaves of designs stencilled in colour, which reference traditional English patterns and iconography, but have been re-designed to reflect a contemporary theme or topic, ostensibly as prototypes for wallpapers for distribution in the Antipodes. A printed sheet of notes …
ANDERSON, Sue and HARRISON, Gwen
Sydney : Impediment Press & Wand'Ring Bark, 2015. Folio (540 mm tall), designer binding of black kangaroo inlaid with etching by Sue Anderson and Wayne Stock, etched endpapers, pp. , each leaf being printed letterpress and with sugarlift or aquatint etching, some leaves folding and some shortened. Limited to 25 copies housed in a custom …
McGREGOR, Ken and ZIMMER, Jenny.
Sydney: Craftsman House 2001. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, 168 pp. profusely illustrated. Signed by the artist. The major monograph on Jacks works and life.
[HARRIS, Max; LAMBERT, Elizabeth; NOLAN, Sidney]. RENE, Roy.
Melbourne and Adelaide : Reed and Harris, 1945. Octavo, cloth boards (foxed) with red lettering to spine, lacking dustjacket, 200 pp, illustrated with black and white photographic plates, internally clean and sound, some foxxing to endpapers. The autobiography of celebrated Adelaide-born comedian and vaudevillian Roy Rene (Harry van der Sluys), creator of the famous character …
S.l. : the artist, 1990. Oblong octavo, card wrappers, staplebound,  leaves each with a grid design shaded with a different combination. Presumed edition of 2, cover inscribed '2/2 Left to right variation'. Artist's book with repeated patterns in created in homage of pioneer conceptual artist Robert Jacks.
[FEINT]. TENCH, Captain Watkin.
Decorated with woodcuts and drawings by Adrian Feint, with an introduction by C. H. Bertie. Sydney : The Australian Limited Editions Society, 1938. Octavo, quarter-calf over linen boards (rubbed at head and foot of spine), pp. 116, with illustrations by Feint throughout. The first publication of the Australian Limited Editions Club, limited to 500 copies …
Sydney: Duffy and Snellgrove, 1997. Octavo, hardcover in dustjacket (sunned), 354 pp illustrated. This copy signed and inscribed 'For Bob Jacks. To a good friend & a fine artist. John Olsen 97' with a full page ink drawing on the title page measuring 220 x 145 mm. In response, Robert Jacks has inscribed in pencil …
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
Wooden plywood box with manuscript title label and ink stamps (the panels crudely nailed together) containing twelve hand-stamped artist's books by Robert Jacks. The following set of twelve hand-stamped books are probably Robert Jack’s most well-known artists books. For many years they were given away, handed around, stocked in avant-garde bookshops, collected, and discarded. In …
[Melbourne : the artist, 2015]. Three volumes, small quarto, bound by the artist in cloth in lettered slipcases, pp. ; ; , 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. …
HEREL, Petr; ZIMMER, Jenny
Melbourne : Centre for the Development of Artist’s Books and Limited Editions, 1992. Monash University Studio Series No. 2. Quarto, handmade papier mâché outer wrappers by Katherine Nix, inner wrappers printed intaglio by Martin King and screenprinted by Kim Westcott, pp. 77; ; containing original aquatints and lithographs; housed in a printed cardboard box. Texts …
HEREL, Petr; ZIMMER, Jenny
Melbourne : Centre for the Development of Artist’s Books and Limited Editions, 1993. Monash University Studio Series No. 4. Quarto, textured card wrappers by Petr Herel, pp. 61; ; containing original aquatints and photographs; housed in a printed cardboard box. Introduction by Dinny O’Hearn; poems by Miroslav Holub; images by John Reid (Kodalith print), Geoffrey Ricardo …
URE SMITH, Sydney (ed.)
Edited by Sydney Ure Smith, introduction by Tatlock Miller. Sydney: Ure Smith, 1948. Folio, cloth in dustjacket (lightly stained, edges worn), 78pp. illustrated in colour, catalogue of works. Limited to 1500 copies signed and dated by the artist.
Sydney : Murdoch Books, 2009. Quarto, plum cloth boards in dustjacket, 280 pp, illustrated, a fine copy. Revised and expanded edition of Murray Bail's definitive work on the life and art of Ian Fairweather. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by the author to Australian artist Robert Jacks on the title page.
Sydney : Craftsman House, 2001. Quarto, silver-lettered purple silk in matching slipcase with colour pictorial inlay, 168 pp, profusely illustrated. One of 100 deluxe copies specially bound and containing an original signed watercolour painting of Jacks' distinctive cello emblem.
BAKER, Alex; HOLTE, Michael Ned
Melbourne : NGV, 2009. Octavo, cloth, pp. 88. illustrated.
FRENCH, Leonard; BUCKLEY, Vincent
Melbourne : Grayflower publication, 1962. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 104, illustrated.
Brisbane : University of Queensland Art Museum, 2015. Quarto, decorated cloth, pp. 140, illustrated. Signed by the artist on the title page. This fully illustrated hardback publication includes contributions from Andrew Frost, Stuart Harrison, Allison Holland and curator Samantha Littley
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 …
JACKS, Robert (1943-2014)
Eight etchings and one frontispiece in edition of nine. Printed at the Sydney Print Studio by Diane Davidson and Peter Stevens on Arches 280 GSM. Cloth bound portfolio with title label measuring 780 x 580mm housing eight etchings and one etched frontispiece, each signed and numbered by the artist. A rare early folio by the …
JACKS, Robert (1943-2014)
Eight etchings and one frontispiece printed by Diane Davidson and Peter Stevens at Sydney Print Studio in an edition of Twelve with two artist's proofs and two printer's proofs 200 GSM BFK Arches. Cloth bound portfolio with title label measuring 570 x 460mm housing eight etchings and one etched frontispiece, each signed and numbered by …
MULLINS, The Hon. John Lane
Reprinted from the 1930 Year Book of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers, Washington D. C. Quarto, printed wrappers (neat shelf mark lower spine, Adrian Feint bookplate from the John Lane Mullins Library at St Sophia's Library inside front wrapper, library pocket inside rear wrapper), pp. 16. essay, check-list of Feint bookplates, with …
JOHNSON, George & Louis
George & Louis Johnson. Painter & Poet. Melbourne : 1995. Quarto, decorated cloth boards in a clamshell box, pp. 36, [28), illustrated. Frontispiece is an original signed painting by George Johnson housed in a glassine sleeve. Essays by Terry Sturm and Gary Catalano on the important New Zealand poet and painter. The poems of Louis …
Sydney : Garry Anderson Gallery, 1983. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, [12pp]. Catalogues 28 works by Drysdale and Friend, with selected works illustrated in black and white. Introduction by Lou Klepac.
Introduction by Douglas Dundas M.B.E. Sydney : Collins, n.d. [c. 1965]. Small Quarto, illustrated wrappers, glassine jacket, unpaginated, illustrrated. Australian artist editions.
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1981. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated.
McGREGOR, Ken and GEISSLER, Marie
Translation into French by Flore Gregorini. Melbourne : Macmillan, 2010. Quarto, white lettered black buckram in matching slipcase, illustrated endpapers, pp 248, extensively illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 numbered copies, with a large and magnificent original colour etching by Watson loosely enclosed, limited to 50 numbered copies signed with his monogram 'X'. This …
A book of original serigraphs by Robert Jacks. Melbourne and Townsville : Lyre Bird Press & Zimmer Editions, 1999. Large folio (520 x 410mm), embossed canvas covered boards with plain black paper jacket, vivid yellow endpapers, 16pp of text and striking full page original screenprints by Jacks. Limited to 30 copies signed by the artist. Anderson: …
Distort : not for everybody. Issue #16. West Hollywood, U.S.A. : Unicorn Records, 1981. Octavo, illustrated wrappers. HARMON, Debbie. Bad Mother: Vols 1-4. Melbourne : Debbie Quadri, 2004. Octavo, colour pictorial wrappers, numbered 314 of 1000. FLEETWOOD, Julian (ed.) The Sex Mook: What is our sex? Melbourne : Vignette Press, 2007. Octavo, colour pictorial wrappers. …