Australia Artists L-P

  • # 15835

SCHARF, Theo (1899-1987)

Europa : ein Zyklus von 14 Steinzeichnungen

    # 15835

    SCHARF, Theo (1899-1987)

    Europa : ein Zyklus von 14 Steinzeichnungen

    München : Georg Müller, [1922]. 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 …

  • # 15680

LINDSAY, Norman

Norman Lindsay water colour book (deluxe edition)

    # 15680

    LINDSAY, Norman

    Norman Lindsay water colour book (deluxe edition)

    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 …

  • Norman Lindsay’s exhibition of water colours, pen drawings and etchings
LINDSAY, Norman

# 6118

    # 15955

    LINDSAY, Norman

    Norman Lindsay’s exhibition of water colours, pen drawings and etchings

    Adelaide : Preece’s Gallery, 1924. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 8, tipped-in plate. Rare.

  • # 15831

LETI, Bruno

Assonances. Bruno Leti : new paintings and prints (signed copy)

    # 15831

    LETI, Bruno

    Assonances. Bruno Leti : new paintings and prints (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Nicholas Thompson Gallery, 2017. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 76, illustrated. An extensive exhibition catalogue which includes artist’s books. Signed by Leti.

  • # 15830

LETI, Bruno

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

    # 15830

    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 …

  • # 15840

JONES, Jill and LETI, Bruno

Questions for light

    # 15840

    JONES, Jill and LETI, Bruno

    Questions for light

    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).

  • # 15832

Bruno Leti : fifty years of the painterly print (signed copy)

    # 15832

    Bruno Leti : fifty years of the painterly print (signed copy)

    Canberra : Beaver Galleries, 2017. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 40 (incl. wrappers), essay by Dr. Thomas A. Middlemost, illustrations. Signed by the artist.

  • # 15828

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

The Darkening Ecliptic by Ern Malley.

    # 15828

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

    The Darkening Ecliptic by Ern Malley.

    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 …

  • # 15356

[NOLAN] Harris, Max

The vegetative eye.

    # 15356

    [NOLAN] Harris, Max

    The vegetative eye.

    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 …

  • Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897 - 1969 (deluxe edition)
BLOOMFIELD, Lin

# 7566

    # 15683

    BLOOMFIELD, Lin

    Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897 – 1969 (deluxe edition)

    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 …

  • # 15794

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

The Darkening Ecliptic by Ern Malley.

    # 15794

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

    The Darkening Ecliptic by Ern Malley.

    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 …

  • Mike Parr. The tilted stage. Curated by Anthony Bond (deluxe edition)
PARR, Mike
# 10239

    # 15784

    PARR, Mike

    Mike Parr. The tilted stage. Curated by Anthony Bond (deluxe edition)

    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 …

  • # 15765

[OLSEN]. McGREGOR, Ken.

William Creek & Beyond.

    # 15765

    [OLSEN]. McGREGOR, Ken.

    William Creek & Beyond.

    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.

  • # 15763

LINDSAY, Jane

Portrait of Pa. Norman Lindsay at Springwood

    # 15763

    LINDSAY, Jane

    Portrait of Pa. Norman Lindsay at Springwood

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1973. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 190. illustrated. First edition. Jane Lindsay’s recollections of her father Norman Lindsay.

  • # 15697

VIDLER, Edward A.

The art of Sara Levi

    # 15697

    VIDLER, Edward A.

    The art of Sara Levi

    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) …

  • # 15679

[LINDSAY]. McCRAE, Hugh.

Satyrs & Sunlight: Silvarum Libri. With pictures and decorations by Norman Lindsay.

    # 15679

    [LINDSAY]. McCRAE, Hugh.

    Satyrs & Sunlight: Silvarum Libri. With pictures and decorations by Norman Lindsay.

    Sydney : John Sands Ltd, 1909. Folio, quarter vellum and decorated papered boards (light wear, edges rubbed), pp. [xvi]; 149; [5], 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 …

  • # 15643

WALDGREN, Murray

The mind and times of Reg Mombassa (signed copy)

    # 15643

    WALDGREN, Murray

    The mind and times of Reg Mombassa (signed copy)

    Sydney : HarperCollins, 2009. Quarto, illustrated boards in dustjacket, pp. 432, extensively illustrated. Signed by the artist on the title page.

  • # 15641

EDWARDS, Deborah.

Mackennal

    # 15641

    EDWARDS, Deborah.

    Mackennal

    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, …

  • John Llewelyn Jones : Australia’s forgotten painter
AUTY, Giles and CORBALLY STOURTON, Patrick

# 8307

    # 15347

    AUTY, Giles and CORBALLY STOURTON, Patrick

    John Llewelyn Jones : Australia’s forgotten painter

    Sydney : Corbally Stourton Contemporary Art, [1998]. 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 …

  • Norman Lindsay’s bears
LINDSAY, Norman; WINGROVE, Keith
# 10067

    # 15345

    LINDSAY, Norman; WINGROVE, Keith

    Norman Lindsay’s bears

    / 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.

  • Earth to sky. The art of Victor Majzner (deluxe edition)
ASTBURY, Leigh

# 9738

    # 15272

    ASTBURY, Leigh

    Earth to sky. The art of Victor Majzner (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2002. Quarto, cloth, illustrated dustjacket, slipcase. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies, with an original signed etching ‘Self-portrait’ loosely enclosed.

  • # 15091

[OLSEN, John]

John Olsen at Metro 5

    # 15091

    [OLSEN, John]

    John Olsen at Metro 5

    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.

  • # 15087

[NOLAN, Sidney]

Sidney Nolan : Landscapes and legends

    # 15087

    [NOLAN, Sidney]

    Sidney Nolan : Landscapes and legends

    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.

  • 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 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 …

  • 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 …