Australia Artists Q-Z
SHARP, Martin (1942-2013)
[Sydney, 1982]. Colour screenprint, from three stencils, 760 x 510 mm, initialled “S” in image lower right; a good example, with a few spots of light foxing and an expected amount of mild creasing; unbacked. A rare original poster designed by the important Australian pop artist Martin Sharp, a friend, champion and collaborator of the …
SHARP, Martin (1942-2013)
[Sydney, N.S.W. : McGregor, 1982]. Colour screenprint, from four stencils, 1010 x 760 mm, initialled “S” at lower right; a fair example with a few marks made by tape and white paint, mild creasing; unbacked. A rare original poster designed by the important Australian pop artist Martin Sharp, a friend, champion and collaborator of the …
SIBLEY, Irena (1943-2009); SIBLEY, Andrew (1933- )
Albert Park, Vic. : Lilly Pilly Books, 1987. ONE OF TWO ARTIST’S PROOF COPIES. ‘The first edition of “The calming of Harry” is limited to ten numbered copies and two artist’s proof copies. This edition is handwritten on French “lana” paper and the illustrations which are hand printed on Japanese mulberry paper are each individually …
WALLACE, Helen E.; YOUNG, Blamire (1862-1935) (illustrator)
With three plates from watercolours by Blamire Young. Melbourne: Brown, Prior & Co., 1926. Deluxe edition of one thousand copies (this is no. 205; only the first 150 copies were signed by author and artist). Quarto, gilt-titled ivory buckram (lightly marked), 104 pp, the plates tipped-in; a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket. Muir …
Foreword by Germaine Greer. Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1983. Quarto, cloth bound boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 131, colour plates (many tipped-in), signed by Jeffrey Smart on the half-title page.
[GRIFFIN, Richard; REES, Lloyd]. KOLENBERG, Hendrik
A catalogue raisonne by Hendrik Kolenberg with an introduction by Lou Klepac. Sydney : The Beagle Press, 1986. Quarto, uniquely bound by private press publisher and bookbinder Richard Griffin in full morocco, with insert illustration and portrait silhouette, 112 pp, illustrated throughout.
Melbourne: Sun Books, 1977. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers, previous owners’ inscription on endpaper, 124pp. illustrated. Illustrated throughout in colour.
Melbourne : Ian Potter Museum of Art, 2000. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 44. Colour illustrations throughout.
[Exhibition title: Landscape with variations]. Sydney : The Macquarie Galleries, 1927. Duodecimo, 6 pp (scattered foxing). List of 28 works with dimensions and prices.
Melbourne : Thames & Hudson, 2003. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 128, illustrated.
[STREETON, Arthur]. CROLL, R. H.
National Gallery of South Australia, 9th November to 10th December 1944. Adelaide : National Gallery of South Australia, 1944. Quarto, folded sheet, pp. 4, one of two variant editions (this edition printed in black & white), black & white illustration on cover of catalogue number 22, ‘Victoria Tower, Westminster’, essay on Sir Arthur Streeton by R. …
Brisbane : University of Queensland Press, 1968. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (edges rubbed), pp. 70, illustrated, Signed on the title page by the artist. In the ‘Artists in Queensland’ series.
[ARTHUR STREETON]; National Art Gallery of New South Wales
[Sydney] : National Art Gallery of N.S.W., 1945. Large octavo, printed wrappers (lightly marked), 16pp (foxing to inside front and rear covers), illustrated (4 black and white, 4 colour plates). List of 61 works and an essay by Lionel Lindsay.
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2004. Folio, boards in dustjacket, pp. 192, illustrated in colour. A substantial monograph on the artist. Signed by Sibley on the title page.
[ARTHUR STREETON]; National Art Gallery of New South Wales
[Melbourne] : Webb Printing, 1943. Duodecimo, printed green wrappers (spine faintly sunned), 8 pp. A fine copy. An anonymous eulogy for Streeton focusing on his ‘own beloved hills – his Dandenongs.’
Auction prospectus for a sale held by J.R. Lawson, Auctioneer, 196 Castlereagh Street. Sydney : Farmer & Company, . Octavo, single folded sheet (4 pp), (faint vertical crease). The prospectus includes discussion of the sale history of ‘Golden Summer’, the price escalation of Streeton’s works, and comment on the works by Norman Lindsay and Charles …
Sydney : Education Dept., . Octavo, single folded sheet (4pp). A very good copy. Includes the history of Streeton’s painting Golden Summer, as well as numerous reviews of his work, particularly from the war period.
Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1979. Quarto, full black leather with inlaid white leather lettering, unpaginated, 38 plates reproducing Whiteley’s drawings and paintings of the animals in Sydney’s Taronga Park Zoo, and a large original etching (240 x 195 mm) of a monkey, bound in. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies, signed by the artist …
[STORRIER]. VAN NUNEN, Linda.
Sydney: Craftsman House, 1987. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (the laminate lightly lifting), 174pp. profusely illustrated, faint foxing to extremities.
Melbourne : Lansdowne, 1969. Quarto full suede in dustjacket, pp. 114, tipped-in plates, a fine copy. The deluxe edition of the first major monograph on Tucker, limited to 250 numbered copies. Scarce.
CROLL, Robert Henderson
Melbourne : The Fine Arts Society, 1938. Quarto, quarter-cloth over papered boards, pasted on colour illustration, in the rare original plain paper dustjacket (with some loss), endpapers offset with previous owner’s name cut from top corner, pp. 11, 18 tipped-in colour plates with text. Limited to 300 copies. A very good copy of a rare …
Melbourne : [Victorian Artists Society Galleries, 1914]. Quarto, pictorial wrappers (upper wrapper with some loss due to silverfishing along top edge and towards tail of spine, mild silverfishing at lower right and fore-edge), original red cord ties, 8 pp, illustrated with 6 sepia plates. Major exhibition catalogue listing 114 oil paintings and 56 watercolours, with …
CROLL, Robert Henderson
Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens, 1935. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth (flecked), pp. 231, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates. This copy with ownership inscription of Lady Maie Casey, noting that the book was given to her by Leon Gellert. Rare.
URE SMITH, Sydney and BERTIE, Charles
Sydney : Art in Australia, 1928. Quarto, quarter-cloth over papered boards (somewhat sunned and flecked), essay, 55 plates (some in colour, tipped-in), the deluxe edition, limited to 40 copies, with an original signed by Ure Smith. Rare.
[STORRIER]. LUMBY, Catherine.
Sydney : Craftsman House, 2000. Quarto, fine gilt-titled cloth in matching slipcase with pictorial inlay, 216 pp. illustrated throughout. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed and numbered by Storrier (this is copy no. 56), with an original signed colour lithograph Sunset Run loosely enclosed.
A catalogue raisonne by Hendrik Kolenberg with an introduction by Lou Klepac. Sydney : The Beagle Press, 1986. Quarto, gilt-lettered black calf finely bound with matching slipcase, 112 pp, illustrated throughout. This one of 100 copies of the special collectors’ edition, signed by the artist with an original signed Lloyd Rees lithograph loosely enclosed.
[Melbourne : J.T. Buxton, 1890]. Ticket in an art union of thirty pictures, organised by Arthur Streeton and J.T. Buxton, the 1st prize being Streeton’s Spring Pastoral, valued at £100; other prizes included his Ocean at Coogee (a.k.a The Blue Pacific, which last sold at auction for over $1 million), Lavender Bay and 8 Hours Procession; the paintings were on view at …
Britain’s Austral Empire. Portraits of the statesmen and officials concerned in the work of establishing the Commonwealth of Australia
The portraits from life, drawn by Percy F. S. Spence. The letterpress by G. Firth Scott. London : Sampson Low, Marston and Company, 1901. Folio, gilt-decorated cloth portfolio (stained, the ties perished) containing one volume of letterpress text (pp. 54, top edge unopened), one volume of engraved plates with title guards of dignitaries associated with …
FULLERTON, Patricia and SMITH, Bernard
Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket, pp. xii; 227, extensively illustrated. A scholarly work.
ROSE, Margaret A.
Melbourne : the author, 1988. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 268, illustrated. An extensive study on the colonial Melbourne artists, associated with the Heidelberg School.
Melbourne : Sun Books, 1978. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers, pp. 80, illustrated in colour and black and white.
Introduction by Hal Missingham with an article on etching processes by Sir Lionel Lindsay. Sydney : Ure Smith, 1950. Duodecimo, papered boards, pp. 16, 32 black and white plates.
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 …
Artist Sigismondo Zacutti’s ticket for the inauguration ceremony of Governor Sir George Clarke, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 10 December 1901.
[Melbourne : Govt. Printer?, 1901]. Lithographed card, 95 x 117 mm, recto endorsed with name of ticket holder in manuscript ‘Mr. S. Zacutti’; verso with plan of seating for the Exhibition Building; some edge wear and toning, but overall in good condition. The ticket holder was none other than Signor Sigismondo Zacutti, an esteemed Italian artist from Venice who had settled in Melbourne in 1889, …
[McAULEY, James and STEWART, Harold]. “MALLEY, Ern”.
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 …
SENBERGS, Jan (1939 - )
Melbourne : Zimmer Editions and Townsville : Lyre Bird Press, 1998. Folio, full blind-embossed cloth binding by Norbert Herold with pictorial inlay, dustjacket lacking, unpaginated, essay by Jenny Zimmer, two folding lithographs of Senbergs’ studio, printed by John Robinson. Numbered 29 of 30 copies signed and numbered by the artist.
Langwarrin, Victoria : McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery, 2015. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 144. Exhibition monograph, illustrated with colour photographs throughout.
Printed paper showbag containing: Ricky Swallow. This time another year (exhibition catalogue). Sydney : Australia Council, 2005. Octavo, lettered red cloth, illustrated endpapers, pp. 144, illustrated. Essays by Charlotte Day, Jennifer Higgie and Tom Nicholson. Ricky Swallow. This time another year (room brochure). Octavo, folded sheet, pp. 8, illustrated. Ricky Swallow. This time another year. Card …
RENNIE, Reko; GILCHRIST, Stephen
Charlottesville : Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, University of Virginia, . Folded sheet, 230 x 450 mm, comprising  pages each 230 x 150 mm, colour illustrations; fine. Catalogue for the Reko Rennie : Patternation exhibition held at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 28 January to 4 April 2011, curated by …
Melbourne : The Croft Press, 1978. Quarto, gilt-decorated cloth, unpaginated, tipped-in plates, foreword by Ron Radford. Limited to 250 copies signed by Eric Thake.
[WILLIAMS]. MOLLISON, James.
Canberra : Australian National Gallery, 1989. Quarto, softcover, 255 pp, profusely illustrated. Along with McCaughey, the standard monograph on Williams; a fine copy.
Melbourne : University Gallery, University of Melbourne, 1986. Quarto, black wrappers, pp 56. Illustrated with colour and monochrome images, with introduction by Jack Lindsay.
Bendigo : Bendigo Art Gallery, 2001. Quarto, black wrappers with pink metallic lettering, pp 54. Exhibition catalogue illustrated with colour reproductions.
Melbourne : William Mora Galleries, 2007. Oblong quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 40. Catalogue showcasing Roger’s sculptural work as well as some of his renowned geoglyphs.
Melbourne : Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 1987. Square octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp 95. Art monograph on contemporary Australian artist Peter Tyndall, illustrated with reproductions of Tyndall’s works in colour and black and white.
FREE, Renée; HENSHAW, John
Sydney : Lansdowne Press, 1985 (revised edition). Quarto, olive boards with illustrated dustjacket, pp 107. Includes 32 colour reproductions and 52 black and white images, with extensive catalogue and bibliography.
[TILLERS]. EAGLE, Mary
Melbourne : Deutscher Brunswick Street, 1990. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 44, essay by Mary Eagle, catalogue of 14 works, all illustrated in colour, biography of the artist, bibliography, very good copy.
[WHITELEY]. PEARCE, Barry, ROBERTSON, Bryan and WHITELEY, Wendy.
Sydney : The Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1995. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 240, contains 180 colour and 40 monochrome plates, foreword by Edmund Capon, text by Bryan Robertson, Barry Pearce and an interview between Barry Pearce and Wendy Whiteley. A very good copy of the hardcover edition.
[SHEAD, Garry]. GRISHIN, Sasha.
Sydney : Craftsman House, 1998. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, 108 pages fully illustrated. With original label on front of jacket ‘Warning! This book may offend monarchists’. This copy signed by the artist with a fine original pen drawing of the Queen with a kangaroo.
[Bundeena, N.S.W.] : G. Shead, 1992. Quarto, illustrated card covers, [unpaginated], all illustrated. Limited edition of 100 copies numbered and signed by the artist. A fine copy.