Australia Artists L-P

  • # 17843

    BEIER, Ulli; COX, Paul; MORA, Mirka

    Mirka. (Inscribed, and with an original sketch, by Mirka Mora)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 1980. First edition. Oblong quarto, buckram boards with title in blind, in pictorial dust jacket, a presentation copy inscribed and signed on the half-title by Mirka Mora for a fellow embroidery student, with a date of 22.10.84, and with a small sketch of an angel by the artist; pp 84; a fine …

  • # 17450

    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 (a pale waterstain to upper board, light discolouration to lower board from contact with a box), …

  • # 18346

    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 …

  • # 18355

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia

    Art in Australia. Series 1, No. 1 – Series 4, No. 6 (1916 – 1942). Complete in 100 issues. Series 1 (11 issues, quarto), Series 2 (2 issues, large quarto), Series 3 (81 issues, quarto), Series 4 (6 issues, large quarto). Illustrated wrappers, occasional chipping, extensively illustrated, tipped-in plates, a very fine set; together with the special issue …

  • # 18353

    NOLAN, Sidney

    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,  quarter cloth over papered boards, a little marked, 36pp. with twelve high quality plates by Nolan, facsimile of Britten’s handwritten score with pasted on additions. Written for the members …

  • # 18344

    [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.

  • # 18335

    [NOLAN]. MACINNES, Colin, et al.

    Sidney Nolan

    119 plates 16 in colour. London : Thames and Hudson, 1961. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 200, introduction by Kenneth Clark, essay by Colin MacInnes, biography and chronology of the pictures by Bryan Robertson, illustrated throughout with 119 plates of reproductions of Nolan’s work 16 of which are in colour, some light foxing to …

  • # 18318

    PROCTOR, Thea (1879-1966)

    Calling card of the artist Thea Proctor

    Plain card, 55 x 87 mm, printed ‘Miss Thea Proctor’, presented to prima ballerina Joan van Wart (1900-1987) in London, c.1920, inscribed in ink by the artist ‘Miss Ward [sic], With many good wishes & hoping to see you dance again someday’; in fine condition. From the estate of Joan van Wart. The Australian artist …

  • # 18316

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Two letters by Norman Lindsay

    to Francis and Betty Crosslé : here printed for members of the Christopher Brennan Society. [Sydney] : The Christopher Brennan Society, 1980. Octavo, paper wrappers, stringbound, title label, pp. [24], unopened and uncut, a fine copy. Limited to 75 copies signed by Richard Pennington, the printer. Hand printed in France.

  • # 18311


    The Bookplates of Norman Lindsay

    Adelaide: The Wakefield Press, 1944. Octavo, printed wrappers, 32pp. (label inside front wrapper) illustrated with tipped-in bookplates and a checklist of works completed. Limited to 400 copies.

  • # 18319

    NOLAN,Sidney (1917 - 1992)

    The Redfern Gallery presents Sidney Nolan May 3rd – May 28th 1955. Paintings. Drawings.

    London : The Redfern Gallery, 1955. Quarto, self wrappers, pp. 8, four black and white illustrations (Ned Kelly – Outlaw; Cricifix Sketch Puglia; Crossing the Bridge; Central Australia), essay and catalogue of 66 works ranging across a number of Nolan’s most well known series (including Kelly, Central Australia, Queensland, Flowers, Italy etc). Nolan moved to …

  • # 18261

    [LAMBERT, George W.]

    Lambert memorial exhibition

    September 25th until October 15th, 1930. Sydney : Anthony Horderns’ Fine Art Gallery, 1930. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 28, foreword on the artist, catalogue of 140 works by Lambert including the media of oil paintings, pencil drawings, unfinished works/sketches and sculpture, 12 colour and black & white reproductions of the artist’s works, some light foxing, …

  • # 18260

    MELDRUM, James (1931 - )

    James Meldrum 1954

    [Melbourne? : the artist?, 1954]. Single sheet, 215 x 185 mm, folding to 120 x 185 mm, printed in purple and black, in good condition with some very mild foxing. The work of Melbourne abstract artist James Meldrum was first exhibited in London at Gimpel Fils and then in Melbourne in 1953 at Kozminsky Galleries. …

  • # 18220

    [ROBERTSON, Bryan]

    Recent Australian painting. (Signed by John Olsen)

    London : Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1961. Quarto, laminated illustrated wrappers (laminate lifting, as always), signed by artist John Olsen on the title page; approx 60pp., 23 black and white plates plus numerous portrait photographs. Foreword by Kenneth Clark, preface by Bryan Robertson, introduction by Robert Hughes. An important catalogue, this exhibition was the first major …

  • # 18206

    [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.

  • # 18205

    [NOLAN]. MELVILLE, Robert

    Sidney Nolan paintings (1972)

    London : Marlborough Fine Art, 1972. Quarto, plain wrappers with illustrated dust jacket, essay ‘the poet and the painter’ by Robert Melville, catalogue of 50 works by Nolan, illustrated throughout with black & white and colour plates intespersed with Nolan’s prose, biographical and exhibition information, a very good copy.