Zurich : Scalo, 2005. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (light wear), 501 pp. A massive and extensively illustrated monograph on the famously controversial Melbourne photographer, published in conjunction with the artist’s major survey exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. A very good copy.
HENSON, Bill (b. 1955)
London : Stanley / Barker, 2015. Oblong quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 140. Mint copy, still sealed in shrinkwrap. The deluxe edition, limited to only 30 copies, housed in a blind-lettered cloth slipcase, with a lettered card folder with an original type-c photographic print by Henson, signed and editioned 30/30 “Particle Mist draws together works …
Melbourne : Deutscher Fine Art, 1997. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp. 63, catalogue illustrated throughout in colour, introduction by David Thomas.
Perth : Carroll’s Pty Ltd, 1976. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 110, illustrated. The first edition of Friend’s iconic illustrated book. Signed and inscribed by the artist to his dear friend Elizabeth Summons.
Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1980. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 72, illustrated. Signed by both artists on the half-title.
Sydney : Bay Books, 1991. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 122, exensively illustrated.
Melbourne : Deutscher Fine Art, 1994. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, bifold with price list.
Sydney: Current Book Distributors, 1944-45. Four volumes, paper wrappers. Edited by Katherine Susannah Prichard, George Farwell and Bernard Smith. A contemporary literary periodical to Angry Penguins, discussed by Haese in Rebels & Precursors. Includes articles by John Reed, Vic O’Connor, Miles Franklin, drawings by Russell Drysdale.
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 …
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 …
[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.
KENNY, Robert (b. 1952)
/ 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,  ff (duplicated typescript printed recto only); with hand-drawn …
HENSON, Bill (1955 -)
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.
[FRIEND]. PEARCE, Barry.
Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1990. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 160, illustrated throughout, text by Barry Pearce, Lou Klepac, Hendrik Kolenberg, Amanda Beresford and John Thompson. Catalogue publication of Friend’s major retrospective at the AGNSW, held shortly after the artist’s death. A fine copy. Inscribed by the curator and author ‘Kindest regards, …
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, illustrated throughout with Friend’s sketches in preparation for Bumbooziana. Limited to 350 copies signed by the artist (this copy out of series. This copy inscribed to his long …
Deutsher, Chris; Butler, Roger.
Melbourne : Deutscher Galleries, 1978. Large octavo, pictorial wrappers, 125pp. Illustrated in black and white showing woodcut and linocut prints, with additional biographical information on the artists represented.