Australia Artists L-P

  • # 16188

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    Find your place

    [Melbourne] : the artists, 2007. Artist’s book, 110 mm tall, consisting of 22 page concertina offset lithograph by Gracia Haby, bound by Louise Jennison, initalled by Haby. Printed in an edition of 10 copies, this is the single Artist’s Proof. Exhibited as part of A trapdoor in every room (2007), and later as part of …

  • # 16200

    NOLAN, Sidney (1917-1992)

    Sidney Nolan. Paintings of Australia. Landscapes and Legends.

    Lent by Durlacher Bros. Dwight Art Memorial, South Hadley, Massachusetts, April 13 – May 3, 1959. Single sheet, folded twice to make a brochure (short tear along one fold), illustration, short biography by Dorothy Cogswell, catalogue of 16 works, including a Kelly painting. Scarce early American catalogue.  

  • # 16192

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    I think all the world is falling

    [Melbourne] : the artists, 2017. Artist’s book, 8 pages concertina digital print, printed covers on gold-trimmed board, in a card slipcase with lettering. Printed in an edition of 6 copies. “I think all the world is falling” is part of the artist’s show, Looped, in the La Trobe Reading Room at State Library Victoria exhibited …

  • # 16190

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    Those two daring pirates

    [Melbourne] : the artists, 2004. Artist’s book, 180 mm tall, 22 page concertina offset lithograph with original hand colouring, bound in coloured fabric, initialled by the artists. Printed in an edition of 30 copies with one artist’s proof. A colourful celebration of the cultural life of New Orleans, Louisiana. “[These two daring pirates] is Gracia Haby …

  • # 16187

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    Because I like you

    [Melbourne] : the artists, 2016. Artist’s book, consisting of title sheet, contents sheet, 10 cards each printed with an original woodblock and collage sourced from Edwardian postcards, all housed in a custom linen solander box with collage and woodblock inlays. Created in an edition of 10 copies, each unique with a different assortment of collages. …

  • # 16186

    HABY, Gracia and JENNISON, Louise [Gracia & Louise]

    Your nimble tread

    [Melbourne] : the artists, 2016-17. Artist’s book, consisting of title card, six cards of text, 8 original nineteenth century cartes de visite with individual collages, paint and pencil additions by Gracia Haby, 8 accompanying original pencil drawings on card by Louise Jennison which follow the photographs, colophon sheet with artists’ initials, all housed in a …

  • # 15957

    The Darkening Ecliptic : poems by Ern Malley : paintings by Sidney Nolan [ORIGINAL DRAWING BY NOLAN]

    Preface by Robert Melville. Introduction by Elwyn Lynn. [London] : R. Alistair McAlpine, 1974. Limited edition of 1000 copies, THIS ONE OF ONLY 50 COPIES OF THE DE-LUXE EDITION WITH AN ORIGINAL SIGNED DRAWING BY SIDNEY NOLAN, this copy out of series, signed on the title page by Sidney Nolan, Robert Melville and Elwyn Lynn. …

  • # 15707

    [LEWERS, Gerald]

    Gerald Lewers Memorial Exhibition

    [s.l.] : [s.n.], 1963. Square octavo, illustrated wrappers, errata slip loosely enclosed, [pp 20]. Illustrated with black and white photographs of Lewers’ sculptures.

  • # 15709

    [NORRIE, Susan]

    Susan Norrie : Projects 1990-1995

    Melbourne : Museum of Modern Art at Heide, 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp 36. Illustrated throughout with photographs of work displayed.

  • # 16281

    PLANT, Margaret

    John Perceval

    Melbourne : Lansdowne Australian Art Library, 1971. First edition. Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket, 112 pp. with numerous tipped in colour plates; a fine copy.

  • # 16242

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874-1961)

    Discobolus and other verse

    Melbourne : F.W. Cheshire [printed at The Hawthorn Press], 1959. Edition limited to 350 copies (this is copy no. 339). Small quarto, olive cloth boards (slightly bowed), spine with gilt lettering, pp 68, [1], numerous reproductions of Lionel Lindsay wood-engravings, contents fine, in original but defective slipcase (lacking top edge, bottom edge with extensive tape …

  • # 16297

    LINDSAY, Jack

    Dionysos : Nietzsche contra Nietzsche : an essay in lyrical philosophy

    /​ by Jack Lindsay ; and a foreword by R. L. Hall. London : Fanfrolico Press, [1928]. Limited edition of 500 numbered and signed copies (number 189). Quarto, publisher’s blue cloth boards (rubbed) with gilt stamped Norman Lindsay design, fore-edge and lower edge uncut, xi, 243 pp, [11] plates (including one illustration by Norman Lindsay), …

  • # 16282

    BURTON, Barbara; SPLATT, William

    100 masterpieces of Australian painting (Sidney Nolan’s copy)

    / notes on the artists by Barbara Burton, commentaries on plates by William Splatt ; introduced by William Splatt. Adelaide : Rigby, 1977, First edition. Quarto, cloth boards in dust jacket (sunned), Sidney Nolan’s copy, his ownership inscription ‘Nolan’ in ink on the front free-endpaper, 208 pp, illustrated with colour plates, clean and sound; loosely …

  • # 16218

    LINDSAY, Norman

    The Magic Pudding

    Being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle & Sam Sawnoff. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1948. Octavo, illustrated blue cloth in original dustjacket (a few chips and tears), pp. 170 with numerous Lindsay illustrations, some in colour.

  • # 16289

    [LOXTON, John] ROWELL, John; TAYLOR, H. Vivian

    The art of John S. Loxton

    Melbourne : Osboldstone & Co, 1956. Quarto, inlaid boards illustrated dustjacket, [15]pp with 28 plate leaves. Featrues 22 reproductions in full colour, and 6 in duotone, with text by John Rowell. Limited to 1250 copies, signed by the artist.

  • # 16283

    MACKENZIE, Andrew

    Frederick McCubbin 1855-1917: ‘The Proff’ and his art.

    Melbourne: Mannagum Press, 1990. Folio, boards with colour illustrated dustjacket, slip case, 354pp. This is a monograph containing significant biographical and historical information on McCubbin, his family and the models in his artworks. There are numerous colour illustrations of his work. Limited to 1000 copies  

  • # 16041

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Paintings in oil. Norman Lindsay (deluxe edition)

    Fourteen reproductions in colour from original oil paintings, and 16 half-tone plates reproduced in black and white; with essays by Douglas Stewart and Norman Lindsay. Sydney : The Shepherd Press, 1945. Quarto, gilt-stamped papered boards in decorated paper dustjacket, colour and black and white plates, in the original slipcase. Some very light handling marks, a …

  • # 16247

    [LINDSAY]. HEYSEN, Hans

    Lionel Lindsay. An exhibition of watercolours painted during his recent European tour

    Adelaide : Preece’s Gallery, 1928. Octavo, lettered wrappers, pp. 16, 4 colour and black & white plates tipped in, essay by Hans Heysen, catalogue of 65 works painted in Spain, Holland, Italy, France and England, all priced, some foxing, otherwise fine.

  • # 16284

    NOLAN, Sidney.

    Paradise Garden. Paintings, drawings and poems with an introduction by Robert Melville.

    London: R Alistair McAlpine, 1971. Quarto, 110pp. consisting of poems by Sidney Nolan accompanied by full page plates with colour crayon acetate overlays. The standard edition, in gilt-illustrated cloth binding with double dustjacket. A total of 3000 copies were produced, 2890 standard editions and 110 de luxe copies issued in two states. A fine copy.

  • # 16219

    McCRAE, Hugh

    Colombine. With XI illustrations by Norman Lindsay. (With autograph letter signed by Hugh McCrae).

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson Ltd., 1920. Limited to 1000 copies. Quarto, papered boards with cloth spine, 53 pp., 11 tipped-in plates by Norman Lindsay, a very good copy with some light marks to the boards and moderate foxing to endpapers and outer edges of leaves, the front free endpaper with an autograph letter (4 …

  • # 16206

    McGREGOR, Ken.

    David Larwill (signed)

    With Elizabeth Thomson. Sydney : Craftsman House, 1997. Quarto, hardcover in dustjacket, 204 pp. illustrated throughout. The major monograph on Larwill. This copy signed and inscribed by the artist and the author. A fine copy.

  • # 16295

    LINDSAY, Norman

    The scribbling of an idle mind

    Melbourne : Lansdowne Press, 1966. Octavo, boards in illustrated dust jacket. Deluxe edition, limited to 350 copies signed by Lindsay. The personal reflections and thoughts of Lindsay.

  • # 16296

    [LINDSAY, Ruby]. "Celt"

    The cynic’s autograph book, [WITH:] The cynic’s autograph book No. 2 : Illustrations by Ruby Lind

    London : Gay & Hancock, 1913 (the first book in seventh edition). Two volumes, duodecimo, decorated boards (fine), pp. 96; 95, illustrations. All published in the series. Each volume book of pithy phrases with space for supporters to sign their autograph. The first volume is illustrated by several artists while the second book is illustrated …

  • # 16278

    LETI, Bruno

    A studio symphony : photographic essay

    Melbourne : the artist, 2014. Octavo, black lettered cloth, pp. 76, photographically illustrated, with an original photograph by Leti tipped-in. A photographic exploration of the artist’s studio, the various tools, materials and resources artfully captures with the artist’s lens. Limited to 40 copies signed by Bruno Leti.

  • # 16209

    LETI, Bruno

    Bruno Leti. Return to Memories (series 1). A folio of three woodcuts.

    Melbourne : the artist, 1989. Folio, silkscreened wrappers by Larry Rawling, containing three original colour woodcuts (Sabina, Clonbinane, Arrival 51), each signed and numbered by the artist. Edition limited to 30 copies. Appears to be unrecorded in Australian collections.

  • # 16214

    BLOOMFIELD, Lin

    Norman Lindsay Watercolours 1897 – 1969

    Bungendore : Odana Editions, 2003. Quarto, pictorial boards in illustrated dustjacket (light wear, a short tear sealed with tape), 312 pp. extensively illustrated with colour plates, notes and commentary on Lindsay’s artworks and techniques. The standard edition, limited to 500 copies, a de luxe edition was also produced. Both editions sold out almost immediately, and …

  • # 16275

    [NOLAN]. HAYMAN, Patrick (editor)

    The Painter & Sculptor

    London : 1958 – 1963. Vol. 1, no. 1 – vol. 5, no. 4. Complete. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, each issue 32 pp., illustrated, light wear but an excellent set. A complete run of all twenty issues of this important and influential art journal, with the index, which critiques the modern art movement of the late …

  • # 16229

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Pen Drawings. Norman Lindsay

    Sydney : Arthur McQuitty & Co., 1924. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies, signed in full by Norman Lindsay. Folio, quarter vellum over papered boards, upper board with gilt device and gilt-lettered vellum inlay (boards lightly foxed, spine with chipping, softened at head and with small loss at tail), unpaginated, foreword by Francis Crossle, illustrated with …

  • # 16285

    LETI, Bruno

    Working Out

    [Melbourne : the artist, 2003]. Oblong folio (305 x 395 mm), lettered cloth with embossed design, unpaginated, introduction by Alan Loney, several hundred images of Bruno Leti artworks. A source book of Leti’s preliminary drawings, sketches and notes for his artworks, which have never been reproduced or exhibited before. The colophon is hand-written by the …

  • # 16205

    LETI, Bruno

    Bruno Leti. Market forces

    Melbourne : the artist, 1991. Folio, folding card portfolio with original signed and numbered screenprint on front panel, containing four signed and numbered sugar lift etchings and four cibachrome prints, the folio also signed and numbered and limited to 35 copies. A single copy recorded in Australian collections (SLV).

  • # 16215

    LETI, Bruno

    Recorded movements in time

    Eight silkscreen prints 1991. Melbourne : the artist, 1991. Folio, lettered wrappers with linocut design, stringbound, pp. 24, introduction by Bruno Leti, eight silkscreen prints made in collaboration with Larry Rawling. Limited to 35 copies plus 7 proofs. Two copies recorded in Australian libraries (State Library of Victoria, State Library of New South Wales)

  • # 16212

    LETI, Bruno

    Bruno Leti “Four Days” : a folio of four lithographs

    Melbourne : the artist, 1991. Folio, silkscreened lettered wrappers by Larry Rawling, containing four colour lithographs made in collaboration with Neil Leveson at the Australian Print Workshop, each signed in pencil. The folio limited to 35 copies signed by the artist. A single copy recorded in Australian collections (NGA).

  • # 16217

    LINDSAY, Norman, 1879-1969

    The pen drawings of Norman Lindsay (deluxe edition)

    Special number of Art in Australia. Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Bertram Stevens. Sydney: Angus & Robertson Ltd., 1918. Quarto, quarter cloth over papered boards (some wear to the joints, loss to corner of paper on front board), photographic frontispiece, 55 tipped-in plates, a couple with corners creased. Limited to 200 copies signed by …

  • # 16216

    [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.

  • # 16231

    NOLAN, Sidney (1917-1992); BRITTEN, Benjamin (1913 - 1976)

    Children’s Crusade. Kinderkreuzzug. Op. 82. A Ballad for children’s voices and orchestra

    Music by Benjamin Britten. Words by Bertolt Brecht. Illustrations by Sidney Nolan. A limited edition facsimile of the composer’s manuscript. London: Faber Music Limited, 1973. Folio,  half-crushed morocco over papered boards (small scuff to head of spine), 36pp. with twelve high quality plates by Nolan, facsimile of Britten’s handwritten score with pasted on additions, original …

  • # 16134

    OPPEN, Monica

    Tree Song

    [Sydney] : Ant Press, 1991. Folding broadside with a designer binding of cloth bound boards with embossed design, 405 x 120 mm., letterpress with an original woodblock. Limited to 55 copies signed by the author-artist.

  • # 16133

    OPPEN, Monica

    Ripple

    [Sydney] : Ant Press, 1991. Folio, broadside bound in artist designed papered boards, measures 275 x 120 mm, letterpress with original woodblock. Limited to 55 copies signed by the author-artist.

  • # 16132

    OPPEN, Monica

    Love Poem

    [Sydney] : Ant Press, 1991. Folio, broadside bound in artist designed papered boards, measures 340 x 120 mm, letterpress with original woodblock. Limited to 35 copies signed by the author-artist.

  • # 16043

    OLDAY, John (1905-1977)

    Outsider John Olday exhibits 40 paintings, 70 drawings at the Royal Admiral Hotel [Adelaide], 10th March – 21st March, 1964.

    [Adelaide? Sydney? : The artist, 1964]. A series of [36] photographic postcards, in uniform 140 x 87 mm format, printed on high quality Agfa-Gevaert matte stock, with reproductions of Olday’s works, all captioned and initialled by the artist in pen; the postcards are loose but accompanied by what are presumably their original grey paper “wrappers”, each 140 …

  • # 15969

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874-1961)

    [LIONEL LINDSAY MANUSCRIPT] ‘Fantin’

    Lionel Lindsay’s handwritten draft for an article on French artist Henri Fantin-Latour, published in Art in Australia, Series 3, No. 8, 1924. Manuscript in pen on rectos of [5] sheets, large octavo (170 x 200 mm), signed at the foot of the text ‘Lionel Lindsay’; old fold lines, clean and complete.

  • # 15936

    Sidney Nolan : works on paper retrospective

    Canberra : Australian Gallery Directors Council, 1980. Quarto, illustrated wrappers ( a little marked), pp. 52, illustrated.

  • # 15904

    GRAY, Anna

    George W. Lambert retrospective. Heroes & icons (signed copy)

    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2007. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 212, illustrated. Presentation inscription from Anna Gray, curator of Australian Paintings, and author.

  • # 15934

    MENDELSSOHN, Joanna

    The life and work of Sydney Long

    Sydney : Copperfield Publishing, 1979. Folio, boards in dustjacket (light wear), pp. 284, illustrated. An extensive survey on the artist.

  • # 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 …

  • # 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.

  • # 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).

  • # 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 …

  • # 15770

    I will need words. Colin McCahon’s word and number paintings

    Wellington : National Art Gallery, 1984. Quarto, illustrated cards,unpaginated, illustrated, a few pages slightly water creased. Presentation inscription inside front wrapper from art historian and curator Anne Kirkner. Exhibition prepared by New Zealand for the 1984 Sydney Biennale.

  • # 15913

    MACKENZIE, Andrew

    Albert Namatjira 1902 – 1959. A biographical sketch

    Brisbane : Oz Publishing ,1988. Famous Australian Art Series. Quarto, laminated boards, pp.52, illustrated.

  • # 15910

    JAMES, Rodney

    Sidney Nolan : Antarctic journey

    Melbourne : Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, 2006. Octavo, illustrated wrappers. Exhibition catalogue including full page colour images of works shown.