Australia Artists L-P

  • Owlswood. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 1999 - 2011
OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken
# 13214

    # 13214

    OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken

    Owlswood. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 1999 – 2011

    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 …

  • Hidden Lake. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 2011 - 2015
OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken
# 13213

    # 13213

    OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken

    Hidden Lake. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 2011 – 2015

    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 …

  • John Perceval : Williamstown and other images
[PERCEVAL, John]
# 14978

    # 14978

    [PERCEVAL, John]

    John Perceval : Williamstown and other images

    Melbourne : Gould Galleries, 1989. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, [pp 50]. Features colour plates of all works exhibited.

  • Margaret Olley
[OLLEY, Margaret]
# 14976

    # 14976

    [OLLEY, Margaret]

    Margaret Olley

    Melbourne : Savill Galleries, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, [pp 6], some ink annotations. Colour illustrations throughout.

  • John Olsen : figures and landscapes
[OLSEN, John]
# 14975

    # 14975

    [OLSEN, John]

    John Olsen : figures and landscapes

    Sydney : Tim Olsen Gallery, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, trifold card. With colour reproductions and introduction by Hendrick Kolenburg.

  • Margaret Olley
[OLLEY, Margaret]
# 14974

    # 14974

    [OLLEY, Margaret]

    Margaret Olley

    Brisbane : Philip Bacon Galleries, 2001. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, [pp 6]. WIth 9 coloured images of Olley’s works.

  • John Olsen: Encounters with drawing (signed and inscribed)
[OLSEN, John]. HART, Deborah,
# 14931

    # 14931

    [OLSEN, John]. HART, Deborah,

    John Olsen: Encounters with drawing (signed and inscribed)

    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.

  • Journey of a wise electron and other stories (inscribed copy)
LYSSIOTIS, Peter
# 14829

    # 14829

    LYSSIOTIS, Peter

    Journey of a wise electron and other stories (inscribed copy)

    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. 

  • A prospectus for Rebecca’s Diary.
OPPEN, Monica
# 14793

    # 14793

    OPPEN, Monica

    A prospectus for Rebecca’s Diary.

    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 …

  • Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Twenty-Two. Margaret Preston Number.
PRESTON, Margaret; URE SMITH, Sydney
# 14752

    # 14752

    PRESTON, Margaret; URE SMITH, Sydney

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Twenty-Two. Margaret Preston Number.

    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 …

  • Wah-hah and the lemon-yellow crest
OPPEN, Monica
# 14310

    # 14310

    OPPEN, Monica

    Wah-hah and the lemon-yellow crest

    Sydney : Ant Press, 1988. Elephant folio, original cloth boards with colour etching inlaid to front panel, slipcase, colophon, pp. [30], 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 …

  • Tracey Moffatt. Invocations
MOFFATT, Tracey
# 14743

    # 14743

    MOFFATT, Tracey

    Tracey Moffatt. Invocations

    Canberra : Australian National University Drill Hall Gallery, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (rubbed), pp. 30, illustrated. Essay by Gael Newton. 

  • Frederick McCubbin exhibition to mark the centenary of the artist’s birth in 1855.
[McCUBBIN, Frederick]
# 14621

    # 14621

    [McCUBBIN, Frederick]

    Frederick McCubbin exhibition to mark the centenary of the artist’s birth in 1855.

    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 …

  • The water-colours of M.J. MacNally and Harold Herbert
[MacNALLY, M.J.; HERBERT, Harold]
# 14571

    # 14571

    [MacNALLY, M.J.; HERBERT, Harold]

    The water-colours of M.J. MacNally and Harold Herbert

    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. 

  • Portraits of Clifton Pugh
[PUGH, Clifton]
# 14555

    # 14555

    [PUGH, Clifton]

    Portraits of Clifton Pugh

    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. 

  • Prelude to Heidelberg : The Artists’ Camp at Box Hill
[ROBERTS, Tom; McCUBBIN, Frederick] FINLAY, Eleanor; MORGAN, Marjorie
# 14551

    # 14551

    [ROBERTS, Tom; McCUBBIN, Frederick]; FINLAY, Eleanor; MORGAN, Marjorie

    Prelude to Heidelberg : the artists’ camp at Box Hill

    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. 

  • Donald Laycock
[LAYCOCK, Donald]
# 14541

    # 14541

    [LAYCOCK, Donald]

    Donald Laycock at the Philip Bacon Galleries.

    Brisbane : Philip Bacon Galleries, [c.1971]. Oblong octavo, pictorial cover, [6] pp; good condition. 

  • Rod Milage : Decade - a selection of paintings 1970-1980
[MILGATE, Rodney]
# 14539

    # 14539

    [MILGATE, Rodney]

    Rod Milgate : Decade – a selection of paintings 1970-1980

    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.

  • The Art of Sir Lionel Lindsay. Volume II: The etchings.
MENDELSSOHN, Joanna.
# 14496

    # 14496

    MENDELSSOHN, Joanna.

    The Art of Sir Lionel Lindsay. Volume II: The etchings.

    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 …

  • The Lone Hand : the National Australian monthly magazine. Vol. XIII, No. 73, May 1, 1913
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969), et al.
# 14481

    # 14481

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969), et al.

    The Lone Hand : the National Australian monthly magazine. Vol. XIII, No. 73, May 1, 1913

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1913. Large octavo, illustrated wrappers (loss on spine and rear wrapper, front wrapper with some foxxing), pp lvi, 1-88; black and white photographic illustrations throughout, plus illustrations by Norman Lindsay, Lionel Lindsay, David Low, D.H. Souter, R.H. Moppett and W. Jardine; fiction, verse and …

  • Paintings by Clifton Pugh
[PUGH, Clifton]
# 14436

    # 14436

    [PUGH, Clifton]

    Paintings by Clifton Pugh

    Melbourne : The Age Gallery, [1977]. Oblong quarto, pictorial wrappers, bifold card. Lists 23 works, with Morning of the Dingo reproduced in colour on cover.

  • Kenneth Macqueen
RAINBIRD, Stephen

# 7710

    # 14432

    RAINBIRD, Stephen

    Kenneth Macqueen

    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.

  • From Frederick McCubbin to Charles McCubbin
[McCUBBIN, Frederick; McCUBBIN Charles]
# 14412

    # 14412

    [McCUBBIN, Frederick; McCUBBIN Charles]

    From Frederick McCubbin to Charles McCubbin

    Sale, Victoria : Gippsland Art Gallery, 2008. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 36pp. Features 26 full colour reproductions of Frederick McCubbin and Charles McCubbin.

  • Benwell & Potter Ceramics Exhibition
[BENWELL, Stephen; POTTER, David]
# 14410

    # 14410

    [BENWELL, Stephen; POTTER, David]

    Benwell & Potter Ceramics Exhibition

    Shepparton, Victoria : Shepparton Art Gallery, 1989. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 47pp. Catalogues 41 works by Stephen Benwell and David Potter, all illustrated in full colour.

  • Clifford Last sculpture. A retrospective exhibition
[LAST, Clifford]; EDWARDS, Geoffrey
# 14397

    # 14397

    [LAST, Clifford]; EDWARDS, Geoffrey

    Clifford Last sculpture. A retrospective exhibition

    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.

  • Metropolis
OPPEN, Monica
# 14332

    # 14332

    OPPEN, Monica

    Metropolis

    Sydney : Ant Press, 2016. Folio (535 mm tall), printed cloth bound boards, pp. [14], 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 …

  • Francis Lymburner drawings (deluxe edition)
[LYMBURNER]. KLEPAC, Lou and KOLENBERG, Hendrik
# 14217

    # 14217

    [LYMBURNER]. KLEPAC, Lou and KOLENBERG, Hendrik

    Francis Lymburner drawings (deluxe edition)

    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 …

  • An Australian Flower Painter: A. E. Oakley.
[OAKLEY A. E.].
# 14326

    # 14326

    [OAKLEY A. E.].

    An Australian Flower Painter: A. E. Oakley.

    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.

  • Bert & Ned: the correspondence of Albert Tucker and Sidney Nolan
MCCAUGHEY, Patrick (ed.)
# 14301

    # 14301

    MCCAUGHEY, Patrick (ed.)

    Bert & Ned: the correspondence of Albert Tucker and Sidney Nolan

    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 …

  • The drawings of Mary Macqueen
HOLYOAKE, Mary
# 14297

    # 14297

    HOLYOAKE, Mary

    The drawings of Mary Macqueen

    Melbourne : Pioneer Design Studio, 1986. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers, unpaginated, illustrated. 

  • Our earth
MACKENZIE, Kenneth

# 6152

    # 14131

    MACKENZIE, Kenneth (1913-1955); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Our earth

    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 …

  • Joseph Lycett: convict artist
MCPHEE, John (ed.)
# 14083

    # 14083

    MCPHEE, John (ed.)

    Joseph Lycett: convict artist

    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 …

  • The art of Rosaleen Norton /​ with poems by Gavin Greenlees [Limited edition]
NORTON, Rosaleen, 1917-1979; GREENLEES, Gavin

# 5539

    # 5539

    NORTON, Rosaleen, 1917-1979; GREENLEES, Gavin

    The art of Rosaleen Norton /​ with poems by Gavin Greenlees [Limited edition]

    Sydney : Walter Glover, 1982. De-luxe edition limited to 50 numbered copies signed by the publisher (no. 23), inscribed on the limitation page 'Best wishes Lyle, with memories of your copy boy days. Walter Glover 1982'. Facsimile reprint of the first edition (Sydney: Walter Glover, 1952). Quarto, red cloth with gilt lettering to front board and …

  • Sidney Nolan (deluxe edition)
NOLAN, Sidney; CLARK, Kenneth; MACINNES, Colin; ROBERTSON, Bryan
# 11559

    # 11559

    NOLAN, Sidney (1917-1992); CLARK, Kenneth; MACINNES, Colin; ROBERTSON, Bryan

    Sidney Nolan (deluxe edition)

    London : Thames and Hudson, 1961. Quarto, gilt-lettered half calf over linen, matching slipcase, all edges gilt, 119 plates (16 in colour tipped-in), signed by Sidney Nolan and the three authors, with an original signed monotype of two figures tipped-in. Limited to 60 copies. The first monograph on an Australian artist published outside of Australia. …

  • Mo’s Memoirs
[HARRIS, Max; LAMBERT, Elizabeth; NOLAN, Sidney]. RENE, Roy.
# 13786

    # 13786

    [HARRIS, Max; LAMBERT, Elizabeth; NOLAN, Sidney]. RENE, Roy.

    Mo’s Memoirs

    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 …

  • The square and the rectangle. Paintings and drawings 2016.
LETI, Bruno
# 13697

    # 13697

    LETI, Bruno

    The square and the rectangle. Paintings and drawings 2016.

    Melbourne : the artist, 2016. Quarto, card wrappers, unpaginated, documenting a series of abstract works focussing on rectangular shapes. Limited to 10 copies signed by the artist. 

  • Mantova e Ancora. Mantua and more
LETI, Bruno
# 13696

    # 13696

    LETI, Bruno

    Mantova e Ancora. Mantua and more

    Melbourne : the artist, 2016. Octavo, printed wrappers, unpaginated, an exact reproduction of the artist's workbook created while in Italy in 2015. Limited to 75 signed and numbered copies. 

  • Intersections. Photographs from the series the cross and the matrix
LETI, Bruno; STEELE, Professor Peter
# 13695

    # 13695

    LETI, Bruno; STEELE, Professor Peter

    Intersections. Photographs from the series the cross and the matrix

    Melbourne : the artist, 2006. Small quarto, card wrappers with blind etched covers, unpaginated, essay by Peter Steele, eight original c-type photograph by the artist tipped-in. Limited to 15 signed copies. 

  • Stele. The Carrara painted fragments (the artist’s copy)
LETI, Bruno
# 13694

    # 13694

    LETI, Bruno

    Stele. The Carrara painted fragments (the artist’s copy)

    Melbourne : the artist, 2016. Quarto, spiral bound, card wrappers, unpaginated, documenting a series of painted marble shards made by the artist in response to the painted marbles of Carrara. Limited to 10 copies, this is the artist's copy, copy number 1. 

  • The colour of time. Photographs & gouaches (the artist’s copy)
LETI, Bruno
# 13693

    # 13693

    LETI, Bruno

    The colour of time. Photographs & gouaches (the artist’s copy)

    Melbourne : the artist, 2016. Quarto, spiral bound, card wrappers, unpaginated, being a series of photographs the artist has taken at international locations and museums with accompanying abstracted paintings based on the same colours. 'Colour is feeling and feeling is colour' – the artist. Limited to 15 copies. This is the artist's copy, copy number …

  • Lines, squares, space
McNAMARA, P.
# 13662

    # 13662

    McNAMARA, P.

    Lines, squares, space

    S.l. : the artist, 1990. Octavo, photocopied pages, staple bound, red electrical tape, pp. [32], reproducing lines and grids in a manner reminiscent of Robert Jacks. Editioned 2 of 6 copies. 

  • Four grids. Homage to Robert Jacks
McNAMARA, P.
# 13657

    # 13657

    McNAMARA, P.

    Four grids. Homage to Robert Jacks

    S.l. : the artist, 1990. Oblong octavo, card wrappers, staplebound, [5] 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. 

  • ESP. Examples of 5 spaces in 1 place
JOHNSON, Tim (1947 - )
# 13650

    # 13650

    JOHNSON, Tim (1947 - )

    ESP. Examples of 5 spaces in 1 place

    [Adelaide] : printed for the Experimental Art Foundation Post-Object Exhibition 1976. Octavo, printed wrappers, (lightly soiled and creased), pp. [20], illustrated. Rare artist's book printed by the EAF in South Australia. Johnson “used his artist books to draw attention to the duality between the ‘public’ sphere, in which his performances and installations took place, and …

  • Passage
CHRISTOFIDES, Andrew; MAHFOUZ, Naguib
# 13502

    # 13502

    CHRISTOFIDES, Andrew; MAHFOUZ, Naguib

    Passage

    Melbourne and Townsville : Lyre Bird Press & Zimmer Editions, 2005. Folio, lettered wrappers, 10 folded leaves, including title sheet and colophon sheet, 8 sheets being quotes from Mahfouz accompanied by an original watercolour by Christofides, housed in a clamshell box. Limited to 30 copies signed by the artist plus 6 hors commerce. This is …

  • Fifty Years of Perceval Drawings (deluxe edition)
[PERCEVAL]. McGREGOR, Ken
# 13621

    # 13621

    [PERCEVAL]. McGREGOR, Ken

    Fifty Years of Perceval Drawings (deluxe edition)

    Sydney, Bay Books, 1989. Folio, gilt-lettered leather, illustrated slipcase, 256 pages illustrated with Perceval’s work throughout. Limited to 100 copies signed by Perceval and McGregor, the deluxe edition in superior binding and slipcase.

  • On my island. Illustrations by John Perceval [with original drawing]
[PERCEVAL]. DUTTON, Geoffrey.
# 13618

    # 13618

    [PERCEVAL]. DUTTON, Geoffrey.

    On my island. Illustrations by John Perceval [with original drawing]

    Melbourne: F. W. Cheshire, 1967. Quarto, boards in Perceval illustrated dustjacket, 40pp. illustrated with Perceval drawings, inked stamp to front free endpaper. Inscribed by the artist on the title page 'For Robert an ant by Perceval 1970', with an original ink drawing of the promised ant.

  • The Art of Margaret Preston
PRESTON, Margaret
# 1361

    # 13615

    PRESTON, Margaret

    The Art of Margaret Preston

    Adelaide : Art Gallery Board of South Australia, 1980. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 87, essays and illustrations. Fine copy

  • Bruno Leti

    # 13480

    LETI, Bruno

    The Matrix (deluxe edition)

    Bruno Leti : the matrix : remembering Giorgio Morandi : equilibrium and strength. Melbourne : Macmillan and the State Library of Victoria, 2010. Oblong quarto, illustrated boards, 128 pp., extensively illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 20 copies, with an original signed etching, presented in a clamshell box. In printmaking, the artform along with painting, …

  • Justin O’Brien: Image and Icon
FRANCE, Christina
# 13374

    # 13374

    FRANCE, Christina

    Justin O’Brien: Image and Icon

    Sydney: Craftsman House, 1987. Quarto, silver boards with illustrated wrappers, 167pp. Clean and undamaged, fully illustrated in colour.

  • John Olsen
SPATE, Virginia
# 13364

    # 13364

    SPATE, Virginia

    John Olsen

    Melbourne: Georgian House, 1963. Large octavo, buff fabric-covered boards with dustjacket (minor rubbing), illustrated in colour and black and white with eight plates. The third volume in the series 'Australian Art Monographs'.