Australia Artists L-P

  • # 18703

    OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (1888 - 1960)

    Elves and fairies have thee in their keeping

    [Also known as Fairy Music]. Watercolour on card, 290 x 360 mm, initialed in ink lower centre ‘I.R.O’, titled in pencil lower left. A stunning watercolour painted by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite as an illustration for the book of verse by her sister Annie Rentoul, Elves and Fairies (1916), but not included in the final publication. Exhibited …

  • # 18236

    [McAULEY, James and STEWART, Harold]. “MALLEY, Ern”.

    The Darkening Ecliptic by Ern Malley (presentation copy)

    Melbourne and Adelaide: Reed and Harris, 1944. Small quarto, 46 pages, in original wrappers illustrated by Sidney Nolan of ‘The Arabian Tree’ from the ‘Malley’ poem Petit Testament, further reproduced as a black and white frontispiece, a fine copy, with presentation inscription on half-title ‘To George Coulson, from The Hind Legs, Harold Stewart’. The first …

  • # 18055

    MISSINGHAM Hal (1906 - 1994)

    Hal Missingham sketch book

    A signed edition limited to 650 copies. Sydney : Dymock’s Book Arcade, 1954. Oblong folio, printed boards, metal coil spine (a little worn), pp. [92], illustrated, occasional foxing. Limited to 650 signed copies. Missingham was Director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 1945 to 1971.

  • # 17999

    HARPER, Katherine Campbell

    The life and work of Rubery Bennett

    Sydney : Copperfield, 1979. Folio, full leather, cloth slipcase, pp. 66; 26 tipped-in colour plates. Limited to 275 copies signed by the artist.

  • # 18736

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969) and LINDSAY, Jack (1900-1990)

    A homage to Sappho. (Norman Lindsay’s copy)

    Made by Norman and Jack Lindsay. London : The Fanfrolico Press, 1928. Quarto, vellum over bevelled boards (lightly foxed and flecked), title and Lindsay decoration in gold, all edges gilt, 64 pp, illustrated with fifteen original etchings by Norman Lindsay, a very good copy. Limited to 70 signed copies, this copy out of series, inscribed …

  • # 18506

    DICKENS, Charles; LINDSAY, Norman

    Great expectations

    With forty-six illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : The Shepherd Press, 1947. Large octavo, gilt-lettered cloth in illustrated dust jacket (a few chips and creases), pp. 520, Norman Lindsay illustrations, a number of which are pasted in.

  • # 18608

    LETI, Bruno

    Photographic abstractions : the sense of things

    [Melbourne : the artist, 2013]. Quarto, silk over boards bound by Wolfgang Schaefer, unpaginated, essay and photographs by Bruno Leti. A fine art book made by Bruno Leti in a very small run of only 10 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. Unrecorded in Australian collections

  • # 18606

    LETI, Bruno

    The colour of poetry. Thank you to Matthew Arnold 1822 – 1888

    Melbourne : the artist, 2017. Octavo, silver-lettered black cloth, pp. 74, being poetry of Arnold with overpainted designs by Leti. Limited to 20 copies signed by Bruno Leti. “Matthew Arnold’s book of selected poems has served as the ‘support’ for the hand-painted artwork within it. Words and colours are combined with selected ‘lines’ left in …

  • # 18605

    LISTER, Anthony (1979 - )

    Lister. You Call That A Back Rub (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Metro Gallery, 2010. Octavo (16.5cm x 23.5cm), softcover, 20pp. As new condition. Full colour catalogue showing the Art of Anthony Lister with 24 plates and a short introduction by Ken McGregor. Signed by Anthony Lister.

  • # 14471

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    The Magic Pudding

    : being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1918. Quarto, quarter cloth over papered boards (small water stain along bottom 2 cm of lower board, touching last couple of pages), lettered in gilt on the spine, in fine original illustrated dust jacket (small …

  • # 17634

    LOWE, Pat; PIKE, Jimmy (illustrator)

    Jimmy and Pat meet the Queen

    Broome, W.A. : Backroom Press, 1997. Large oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp 30, with colour Illustrations by Australian indigenous artist Jimmy Pike; a fine copy.A notable commentary on native title and land rights, in the form of a children’s story.

  • # 18507

    LISTER, Anthony (1979 - )


    [Melbourne : Black Art Projects, 2013]. Oblong octavo (145 x 213 mm) black cloth bound boards, pp. [192], reproducing drawings from Anthony Lister’s sketchbooks from 2002 – 2012. Brisbane-born street artist Anthony Lister quickly shot to fame in the mid-2000s as a leading force in a new group of contemporary art-makers working outside the traditional …

  • # 18504

    ALLEN, Traudi

    John Perceval (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne University Press, 1992. Quarto, illustrated cloth, pp. 185, illustrated. The deluxe edition limited to 100 copies signed by the artist. Prospectus loosely enclosed.

  • # 18403

    [LINDSAY]. STEWART, Douglas

    Shipwreck. A poetic Drama.

    With 23 black and white drawings and 5 colour plates by Norman Lindsay. Sydney: The Shepherd Press, 1948. Quarto, gilt-lettered imitation leather, original glassine wrapper, Lindsay illustrations throughout. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies, signed by Stewart and Lindsay. An excellent copy.

  • # 17707

    THIELE, Colin; PUGH, Clifton (illustrator)

    Yellow jacket Jock

    Melbourne : F.W. Cheshire, 1969. Quarto, blue cloth boards with pictorial dust jacket; Clifton Pugh’s spectacular full colour illustrations throughout, including endpapers; a fine copy.

  • # 17843

    BEIER, Ulli; COX, Paul; MORA, Mirka

    Mirka. (Inscribed, and with an original sketch, by Mirka Mora)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 1980. First edition. Oblong quarto, buckram boards with title in blind, in pictorial dust jacket, a presentation copy inscribed and signed on the half-title by Mirka Mora for a fellow embroidery student, with a date of 22.10.84, and with a small sketch of an angel by the artist; pp 84; a fine …