Australia Artists L-P

  • # 17165

    LINDSAY, Jack (1900-1990)

    The roaring twenties

    London : The Bodley Head, 1960. First edition. Octavo, green cloth boards in illustrated dust jacket; pp 240, illustrated with black-and-white plates and line drawings; some light stains to dust jacket and fore-edge, else a very good copy. The second part of the autobiography of Jack Lindsay, founder of The Fanfrolico Press and son of …

  • # 17269

    OLSEN, John.

    John Olsen 81-82 and Noela Hjorth (signed)

    Souvenir catalogue, Festival of Perth, 1982. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 20, text by Geoffrey Dutton and Alex Bortignon, illustrated in colour; a very good copy, signed by John Olsen on the inside front cover, ‘John Olsen, Perth 82’.

  • # 17084

    O’FERRALL, Ernest; LINDSAY, Lionel

    The Adventures of Chunder Loo

    Illustrated by Lionel Lindsay. Sydney: Blyth & Platt, 1915 Quarto, illustrated card boards (lightly creased), cloth spine, light handling marks but overall a very good copy of one of Lionel Lindsay’s rarest books. The adventures of Chunder Loo is a collection of humorous verses penned by O’Ferrall and illustrated by Lindsay first published as advertisements for …

  • # 17076

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Norman Lindsay’s Book : No. 1 & No. 2

    Sydney : New South Wales Bookstall Co. Ltd., 1912 – 1915. Two volumes (complete), quarto, illustrated wrappers (slightly creased else fine), pp. 108; 112, extensively illustrated by Lindsay. A rare complete set of Lindsay’s ephemeral books, with stories and contributions by Edward Dyson, C. J. Dennis, Norman Lindsay, Louis Stone, all illustrated by Norman Lindsay. …

  • # 16748

    BARRETT, Charles (1879-1959)

    From range to sea. A bird lover’s ways.

    Melbourne : T.C. Lothian, 1907. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers designed by Ruby Lind (spine with cloth repair), previous owner’s bookplate inside front cover, photographic frontispiece, pp. 63, including numerous photographic illustrations by A.H.E. Mattingley; some mild foxing, mostly confined to preliminaries and edges. A charming art nouveau image by Ruby Lind graces the front panel …

  • # 17300

    OLSEN, John.

    John Olsen. My complete graphics 1957 – 1979

    Introduction by Lou Klepac. Melbourne: Australian Galleries and Gryphon Books, 1980. Folio, gilt-decorated cloth in illustrated dustjacket, 248pp. illustrated throughout. Limited to 1000 copies signed by Olsen (this copy out of series). My complete graphics was successfully released late in 1980, but not before a major disagreement between Olsen, publisher Richard Griffin and Australian Galleries …

  • # 17250

    [LINDSAY]. BLOOMFIELD, Lin (ed.).

    Norman Lindsay: Oil Paintings 1889-1969 (deluxe edition)

    Bungendore: Odana Editions, 2006. Quarto, full leather in leather slipcase, 308pp., Limited to 550 copies which only 500 are for sale. Signed by the author and curator Lin Bloomfield. Contains an original photograph of the Norman Lindsay painting ‘The Vanities’. As new, mint copy. The most substantial book produced on Lindsay’s oil paintings.

  • # 17230

    WHITELAW, Bridget

    The art of Frederick McCubbin

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1991. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, bookplate and pencil inscription to half title, 136 pp. illustrated.

  • # 16750

    LINDSAY Norman (1879 - 1969)

    Creative effort. An essay in affirmation.

    London : Cecil Palmer, 1924. First U.K. edition. Octavo, cloth bound boards with paper title label to spine, tipped in Norman Lindsay illustration to front pastedown, front free endpaper with original owner’s inscription, edges uncut, pp. 292, later ex libris to rear pastedown; a fine copy. Lindsay’s philosophies on art and life.

  • # 16192

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

    A series of five artists’ books

    1. 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. 2. No longer six feet under. [Melbourne] : the artists, 2017. Artist’s book, 8 pages concertina digital print, printed …

  • # 16927

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Norman Lindsay favourite etchings

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1977. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, light foxing to fore edge, introduction by Daniel Thomas, essay by Norman Lindsay, 100 sepia plates printed recto only. A very good copy.

  • # 16962

    NOLAN, Cynthia (1908-1976); NOLAN, Sidney (1917-1992) (illustrator)


    London : Methuen, 1962. Octavo, publisher’s red cloth boards in Sidney Nolan dust jacket (worn at head of spine), pp 222, with illustrations by Sidney Nolan and numerous photographic plates; a near fine copy. Memoir of the Nolans’ journey through outback New South Wales, Central Australia, South Australia and Western Australia.

  • # 16963

    BATTY, Joyce

    Namatjira : Wanderer between two worlds (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Hodder & Stoughton, 1963. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 158, illustrated. Inscribed on the front free endpaper  by Joyce D. Batty, to the Australian Ambassador to Italy.

  • # 16706

    NOLAN, Sidney (1917-1992)

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

    London : R Alistair McAlpine, 1971. Quarto, in gilt-illustrated cloth binding with double dust jacket; front endpaper with bookplate of London booksellers Erasmus & Co, 110 pp; poems by Sidney Nolan accompanied by full page plates with colour crayon acetate overlays; a fine copy of the standard edition. A total of 3000 copies were produced, 2890 …

  • # 16946


    The world of Norman Lindsay (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 1979. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (spine slightly sunned), 150 pp. illustrated. Signed on the endpaper by author and curator Lin Bloomfield.

  • # 16940

    McBURNIE, Ron

    The boy who tried to kiss himself : A story told in seven etchings and some words for my sons Jonathan & Ben

    Townsville : Lyre Bird Press, 1994. Quarto, illustrated papered boards, unpaginated, [20] pp, 18 etchings including title page, colophon, text pages and illustrations, a whimsical short story, the entire book etched and hand printed by the artist. Limited to 25 copies signed and numbered by the artist. Held in five Australian collections (National Gallery of …

  • # 16939

    OLSEN, John et al.

    The Land beyond Time. Being an exploration of Australia’s North-West Frontiers (deluxe edition)

    With Mary Durack, Geoffrey Dutton, Vincent Serventy and Alex Bortignon. Folio, gilt-lettered leather (slightly rubbed) with plastic wrapper, 312 pp. fully illustrated. Deluxe edition of 500 leather-bound copies signed and numbered by Olsen, Durack, Dutton, Serventy and Bortignon. The magnificent series of work Olsen completed during his expedition into Western Australia, with text by four …

  • # 16924

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    [LINDSAY]. Tales from the Heptameron of Marguerite of Navarre.

    Twenty-eight pen drawings by Norman Lindsay. With an introduction by A. D. Hope. Melbourne University Press, 1976. Quarto, faux leather in dustjacket, 154pp. with Lindsay reproductions. Limited to 1000 numbered copies.

  • # 16921

    MENDELSSOHN, Joanne.

    The art of Sir Lionel Lindsay. Volume 1 : Woodcuts, and Volume II : Etchings (complete in two parts)

    Volume 1 : Woodcuts. Sydney : Copperfield Publishing, 1982. Folio, embossed green leather, pp. 180, illustrated throughout. Limited to 300 numbered copies signed by the publishers. Original prospectus enclosed. Volume II : Etchings. Sydney : Copperfield Publishing, 1987. Folio, two volumes (Parts A & B), gilt-lettered cloth, in matching slipcase, pp. 164; 328, illustrated throughout. …

  • # 16907

    [OLSEN]. McGREGOR, Ken.

    William Creek & Beyond (deluxe edition)

    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, gilt-lettered cloth in slipcase (slightly scuffed), 303 pp, illustrated throughout. The de luxe edition, limited to 100 copies, specially bound, lacking the original John Olsen …

  • # 16902

    MITELMAN, Allan; CROSS, Elizabeth

    Allan Mitelman : works on paper 1967 – 2004

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2004. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 144, illustrated. A fine monograph on the minimalist.

  • # 16525

    GELLERT, Leon (1892-1977); LINDSAY, Norman (1876-1969)

    The Isle of San

    A phantasy by Leon Gellert with five original etchings by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1919. Folio, quarter-vellum over green cloth (a few light marks), pp 139 with initials printed in red, frontispiece portrait after an etching by Lindsay, five original large etchings with lettered tissue-guards by Norman Lindsay, each signed in full …

  • # 16382

    NORTON, Rosaleen (2 October 1917 – 5 December 1979); GREENLEES, Gavin

    The art of Rosaleen Norton : with poems by Gavin Greenlees (Signed by Norton and Greenlees)

    Sydney : Walter Glover, 1952. ‘This edition limited to one thousand copies, three hundred and fifty of which are bound in leather and six hundred and fifty with fabric. The first twenty copies include an original coloured work by Miss Norton. The number of this copy is 461’ (colophon). Quarto, red cloth boards (some fading) …

  • # 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 …

  • # 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 …

  • # 16381

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)


    Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1979. Large, thick folio (395mm tall) bound in gilt-decorated calf by the Dove Bindery, Melbourne, in a decorated and felt-lined clamshell box, illustrated endpapers, 292pp. profusely illustrated with Norman Lindsay illustrations, pale foxing to fore-edge, else very good. Limited to 527 copies signed and numbered by Jane Lindsay (the artist’s daughter). …

  • # 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


    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.

  • # 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 …

  • # 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


    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 …

  • # 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)