Australia Artists L-P
SCHARF, Theo (1899-1987)
München : Georg Müller, . Edition limited to 300 hand-numbered examples (this is no. 17). Portfolio, large square folio, original printed papered boards (bowed, foxed and with some staining); the preliminaries comprise two loose double sheets (lightly creased and foxed): pp [1 title], [1 blank], [1 contents], [1 colophon], [2 blank], [2 intoductory text]; followed by …
Eighteen reproductions in colour from original watercolours with an appreciation of the medium by Norman Lindsay and a biographical survey of the artist’s life and work by Godfrey Blunden. Sydney : The Springwood Press, 1939. Quarto, embossed silk-bound boards, lettered in gilt to spine, publisher’s glassine, endpapers browned (as usual), eighteen tipped-in colour plates. In …
Adelaide : Preece’s Gallery, 1924. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 8, tipped-in plate. Rare.
Melbourne : Nicholas Thompson Gallery, 2017. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 76, illustrated. An extensive exhibition catalogue which includes artist’s books. Signed by Leti.
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 …
JONES, Jill and LETI, Bruno
Melbourne : the artist, 1998. Octavo, papered boards with silver design, in folding case, colour photographs by Leti with text by the Sydney poet Jones. Limited to 22 copies signed by artist and poet (this example by Leti only).
Canberra : Beaver Galleries, 2017. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 40 (incl. wrappers), essay by Dr. Thomas A. Middlemost, illustrations. Signed by the artist.
[McAULEY, James and STEWART, Harold]. “MALLEY, Ern”.
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, chipping to head and tail of spine and edges of lower wrapper. The first edition variant in illustrated wrappers …
[NOLAN] Harris, Max
Melbourne and Adelaide: Reed and Harris, 1943. Large octavo, printed cloth boards in the original Sidney Nolan illustrated wrappers (sunned, foxed, front panel with short edge tear), the image also reproduced as a colour frontispiece, 132 pp; internally fine. The first book by Australian literary figure Max Harris, and the first book cover illustrated by Sidney …
Bungendore : Odana Editions, 2003. Quarto, full leather in matching slipcase, 312 pp. extensively illustrated with colour plates, notes and commentary on Lindsay’s artworks and techniques. The deluxe edition, limited to 550 signed and numbered copies, with an additional photograph of the painting The Presentation included. A standard edition was also produced. Both editions sold …
[McAULEY, James and STEWART, Harold]. “MALLEY, Ern”.
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, spine chipped, a couple of minor stains, upper wrapper nearly detached. The first edition variant in illustrated wrappers, a …
Hobart : Detached Cultural Organisation and Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, c 2008. Quarto, laminated boards, unpaginated, illustrated. A catalogue of an exhibition of performance art and installation by the important Australian conceptual artist. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed and numbered by the artist (within the larger edition of 750 copies), with …
[OLSEN]. McGREGOR, Ken.
Australian artists explore the outback. Jason Benjamin, Hazel Dooney, Robert Jacks, David Larwill, Jeff Makin, John Olsen, Rodney Pople, Mark Schaller, Andrew Sibley, Tim Storrier. Sydney: Craftsman House, 2002. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (lower edge rubbed), 303 pp, illustrated throughout.
Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1973. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 190. illustrated. First edition. Jane Lindsay’s recollections of her father Norman Lindsay.
VIDLER, Edward A.
Melbourne : Edward A. Vidler, [c1921]. Quarto, gilt lettered papered boards, 28pp., illustrated with colour tipped-in plates, insect damage to rear endpaper and the margins of the last couple of leaves. Sara Levi (1870 – 1942). “The Art of Sara Levi written by Leon Caetoni and published by Edward A. Vidler (Vidler alone is credited) …
[LINDSAY]. McCRAE, Hugh.
Sydney : John Sands Ltd, 1909. Folio, quarter vellum and decorated papered boards (light wear, edges rubbed), pp. [xvi]; 149; , twenty-one full page plates and numerous vignette illustrations; scattered foxing, Lindsay illustration from a magazine tipped on to p. [iv]. Limited to 130 copies, signed and numbered by McCrae. The plates include eight tipped-in …
Sydney : HarperCollins, 2009. Quarto, illustrated boards in dustjacket, pp. 432, extensively illustrated. Signed by the artist on the title page.
Bertram Mackennal. The fifth Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project. Sydney : Art Gallery of NSW, 2007. Quarto, hard cover with illustrated dust jacket, pp. 216, foreword by Edmund Capon, preface by Neil and Diane Balnaves, essays by Deborah Edwards, Juliette Peers, David J. Getsy, Noel Hutchinson, Denise Mimmochi, Roger Neill, Meri Machin-Roberts, Mark Stocker, Terence Lane, …
AUTY, Giles and CORBALLY STOURTON, Patrick
Sydney : Corbally Stourton Contemporary Art, . Quarto, pictorial boards with illustrated dust jacket (small tear), pp. 279, contains numerous colour plates of the artist’s paintings thoughout, introduction by Giles Auty, text on the artist’s life and work written by Patrick Corbally Stourton. A fine copy of the monograph on ‘Australia’s forgotten painter’. Letter from the …
LINDSAY, Norman; WINGROVE, Keith
/ selected by Keith Wingrove. London ; South Melbourne, Vic. : Macmillan, 1978. Quarto, orange cloth boards, pictorial dust jacket (a little sunned and edge worn), pp viii, 72, chiefly illustrated.
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2002. Quarto, cloth, illustrated dustjacket, slipcase. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies, with an original signed etching ‘Self-portrait’ loosely enclosed.
Melbourne : Metro 5 Gallery, 2003. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 28. Exhibition catalogue showing 15 works in colour, with biographical essay on Olsen by Jeff Makin.
Sydney : Gould Galleries, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, [pp 100], with loosely inserted price list. Gould’s exhibition of Nolan paintings brought together 30 pieces, all shown in full colour, that ranged across the artist oeuvre, from his iconic Kelly paintings, to his Leda and the Swan and Burke & Wills series.
OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken
Melbourne : Badger Editions, 2015. Folio, hand bound by David Poole in blind-lettered cloth, pp. 32, extensively illustrated, with a photograph of John Olsen signed by the artist tipped-in and an original sugarlift etching 'The Chase', limited to 20 signed copies, bound in. A photographic documentation of artist John Olsen at home and in his …
OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken
Melbourne : Badger Editions, 2015. Folio, hand bound by David Poole in blind-lettered cloth, pp. 48, extensively illustrated, with a photograph of John Olsen signed by the artist tipped-in and an original sugarlift etching 'Windy Day', limited to 20 signed copies, bound in. A photographic documentation of artist John Olsen at home and in his …
[OLSEN, John]. HART, Deborah,
Melbourne: Australian Galleries, 1988. Small quarto, colour illustrated wrappers, 112pp. Fine copy. There are sixty-six illustrations of Olsen’s ink of paper and mixed media works. Signed and inscribed by the artist on the title page.
Melbourne : Champion Books, 1981. Quarto, wrappers in illustrated dustjacket (edges rubbed); unpaginated, illustrated. Signed and inscribed by the artist on the dedication page. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. Avant garde Australian artist's book consisting of three short stories with black and white photomontage.
Sydney : Ant Press, 1990. Octavo, folding lettered wrappers, string bound, text, two original etchings. One of 60 special issues of the prospectus for Monica Oppen's artist's book Rebecca's Diary. The special edition prospectus was issued in four sets each of 15 copies; each of the four sets contains two different etchings. Limited to 15 …
PRESTON, Margaret; URE SMITH, Sydney
Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1927. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers; unpaginated, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, occasional scattered foxing as usual; a very good copy. A special edition of art in Australia showcasing the works of Margaret Preston. Illustrations include 14 colour plates, 7 …
Sydney : Ant Press, 1988. Elephant folio, original cloth boards with colour etching inlaid to front panel, slipcase, colophon, pp. , bound French-fold, each page being a very large full page etching with hand colouring. Edition limited to 10 copies each containing 29 etchings. 'This book was written with a love for the natural environment …
Canberra : Australian National University Drill Hall Gallery, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (rubbed), pp. 30, illustrated. Essay by Gael Newton.
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1955. Quarto, lettered green wrappers (some marks to front), pp 20, acknowledgements by Daryl Lindsay, catalogue prepared by Dr. Ursula Hoff, foreword by Arnold Shore; a catalogue of 56 works by McCubbin with details of the works and their collections, five black and white plates of reproductions of McCubbin's …
[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 : The University of Melbourne Gallery, [c.1975]. Square octavo, pictorial wrappers, 20 pp. Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout; a good copy.
[ROBERTS, Tom; McCUBBIN, Frederick]; FINLAY, Eleanor; MORGAN, Marjorie
Melbourne : MMP, 2008. Revised edition. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 78 pp. An important publication on the early history of the en plein-air artists of the Heidelberg School, including Tom Roberts, Frederick McCubbin, Arthur Streeton, and Walter Withers; a good copy.
Brisbane : Philip Bacon Galleries, [c.1971]. Oblong octavo, pictorial cover,  pp; good condition.
24th April to 14th May 1980. St. John's Cathedral, Ann Street. Philip Bacon Galleries, 2 Arthur Street, New Farm, Brisbane. Brisbane : Philip Bacon Galleries, 1980. Quarto, trifold exhibition catalogue, colour illustration on cover. Foxing to covers.
Part A: Etchings. Part B: Chronological catalogue. Brookvale: Copperfield, 1988. Folio, two volumes, gilt-lettered cloth in slipcase, pp. 328 with numerous illustrations of over 600 etchings, limited to 300 copies signed by the publisher. A scholarly overview of the etchings of Lionel Lindsay. Volume 1, devoted to Lionel Lindsay's woodcuts, was published as a separate volume in …
Melbourne : The Age Gallery, . Oblong quarto, pictorial wrappers, bifold card. Lists 23 works, with Morning of the Dingo reproduced in colour on cover.
Brisbane : University Art Museum, University of Queensland, 1981. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 44 illustrated in black and white. Tribute by Lloyd Rees, essays, much biographical information and lists of exhibitions etc. A useful reference on the artist.
[McCUBBIN, Frederick; McCUBBIN Charles]
Sale, Victoria : Gippsland Art Gallery, 2008. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 36pp. Features 26 full colour reproductions of Frederick McCubbin and Charles McCubbin.
[BENWELL, Stephen; POTTER, David]
Shepparton, Victoria : Shepparton Art Gallery, 1989. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 47pp. Catalogues 41 works by Stephen Benwell and David Potter, all illustrated in full colour.
[LAST, Clifford]; EDWARDS, Geoffrey
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1989. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 71pp. Includes 66 images of Last's works in black and white and colour. Essays by Geoffrey Edwards and Noel Hutchinson.
Sydney : Ant Press, 2016. Folio (535 mm tall), printed cloth bound boards, pp. , each leaf consists of a folded sheet of Zerkall wove paper printed with collography, with a translucent upper layer on Taiwanese kozo paper printed in woodcut, both layers with printed text from hand-cut rubber stamp letters. An artist's book limited …
[LYMBURNER]. KLEPAC, Lou and KOLENBERG, Hendrik
Hobart and Sydney : Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in conjunction with The Beagle Press, 1986. Oblong quarto, cloth-bound boards with gilt decoration to cover and letting to spine, presented as a hardbound special edition limited to one hundred copies, with an original etching printed posthumously, with blind stamped signature of the artist, initialled and …
[OAKLEY A. E.].
An Australian Flower Painter: A. E. Oakley. Melbourne: Edward A. Vidler, 1923. Quarto, decorated papered boards (edges chipped, textblock loose), 28pp. illustrated with tipped-in plates.
MCCAUGHEY, Patrick (ed.)
Melbourne : The Miegunyah Press, 2006. Octavo, black cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering, illustrated dust jacket, pp. 257, foreword by Anne-Marie Schwirtlich and Lesley Alway, introduction by Patrick McCaughey, correspondence between the artists dating from 1942 through to late 1970s, illustrated throughout in both colour and black & white with examples of Albert Tucker and …
Melbourne : Pioneer Design Studio, 1986. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers, unpaginated, illustrated.
MACKENZIE, Kenneth (1913-1955); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
With an original etching and 13 illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1937. Quarto, quarter cloth over gilt-lettered textured boards (a little worn)), 60 pp, tipped-in illustrations and vignettes by Lindsay, a couple of spots of foxing, else very good. The frontispiece is an original etching by Norman Lindsay, signed. Limited to …
MCPHEE, John (ed.)
Sydney : Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2006. Quarto, cloth-covered boards in illustrated dust jacket, pp. 285, illustrated in colour throughout, academic text on the artist by John McPhee, Richard Neville, Roger Butler, Shane Frost and Martin Terry. A richly illustrated monograph on the convict artist Joseph Lycett published on the occasion of …