Australia Artists Q-Z

  • # 19093

    SUMMONS, Elizabeth

    The Eric Thake Picture Book

    Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1978. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in dustjacket (marked, small tears to top edge, price clipped), unpaginated, contains numerous plates reproducing Thake’s linocuts. Limited to 1000 copies. A good copy.

  • # 18985

    TUCKER, Albert

    Albert Tucker. March 29 – April 16, 1960.

    New York: Hirschl & Adler Galleries, 1960. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, 8pp., black and white illustrations, biography and catalogue. A mint copy.

  • # 18984

    [TUCKER, Albert]

    Albert Tucker

    Melbourne : Museum of Modern Art, 1960. Octavo, illustrated self wrappers, pp. 12, statement by Tucker, six black & white plates of reproductions of works by Tucker and photograph of Tucker, catalogue of 50 works, short biography and calendar of exhibitions, a fine copy.

  • # 17200

    SOUTER, C. H. (Charles Henry), 1864-1944

    Irish Lords, and other verses by Charles Henry Souter of South Australia. (With two manuscript letters by the author)

    Sydney : The Bookfellow, 1912. First edition. Limited to 185 copies (this is number 22). Octavo, pictorial papered boards (darkened, spine chipped at head and mid-way), front pastedown with later bookplate, front free-endpaper with 2 manuscript letters by C.H. Souter tipped-in, one on his letterhead addressed to [A.G.] Stephens, editor of The Bookfellow, dated 31 …

  • # 17513

    "Furnley MAURICE" [WILMOT, Frank] (1881 - 1942); SPOWERS, Ethel (1890-1947)

    Arrows of longing. (Presentation copy)

    Illustrated by Miss Ethel Spowers. Introduction by Bernard O’Dowd. Melbourne : Alexander McCubbin, 1921. Limited to 200 copies. Quarto, gilt lettered cloth, bookplate to front pastedown, pp 114, tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards, in the publisher’s box with colour illustration; this copy with a presentation inscription on the limitation page ‘Miss Thelma McLaren …

  • # 13066

    SHEAD, Garry (1942- )

    Ern Malley : The Darkening Ecliptic

    Darwin : Basil Hall Editions, 2003. Nine etchings, each 150 x 220 mm, hand-printed by Natasha Rowell. Edition of 50; housed in a purpose-built ceramic box (290 x 215 x 60 mm); the etchings join up in the fashion of a puzzle to complete Shead’s image, Petit Testament; each of the nine etchings is signed verso, …

  • # 18236

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

    The Darkening Ecliptic by Ern Malley (presentation copy)

    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, a fine copy, with presentation inscription on half-title ‘To George Coulson, from The Hind Legs, Harold Stewart’. The first …

  • # 17994

    REES, Lloyd

    Lloyd Rees : a tribute to Sydney (signed copy)

    Sydney : The Macquarie Galleries, 1979. Oblong quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 64, illustrated in colour, essay by Renee Free. Signed and inscribed on the title page ‘Lloyd Rees Macquarie Galleries 27.1.79’. Price list loosely enclosed.

  • # 18702

    McGRATH, Sandra

    Brett Whiteley (suppressed edition)

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1992. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (paperback), pp. 204, illustrated, water stain to margin of upper wrapper and first few pages. The 1992 paperback edition of McGrath’s 1979 hardcover monograph, rushed into print upon the artist’s death, with revisions by McGrath which were the subject of litigation by Wendy and Arkie Whiteley. …

  • # 18599

    WILLIAMS, Fred.

    Fred Williams etchings (signed)

    Woollahra : Rudy Komon Gallery, 1968. Quarto, cloth-covered boards in dustjacket, pp. 132, signed by Williams, introduction by John Brack, catalogue by James Mollison, an extensive illustrated catalogue of Williams’ etchings. Small tears, wear and small lose to corners of dustjacket, an otherwise good copy.

  • # 18598


    Fred Williams the Pilbara series, 1979-1981

    Melbourne : CRA Limited, 1983. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 52, illustrated end papers, preface by Sir Roderick Carnegie, essay on William’s Pilbara series by Patirck McCaughey, numerous colour illustrations of the series of paintings, catalogue of 31 works, fine.

  • # 18596

    MARSHALL, Stephen

    The watercolours of Blamire Young

    Sydney : Meridian, 2013. Quarto, pictorial laminated boards in matching slipcase. pp. 648, fully illustrated. The definitive volume on the master of Australian watercolour painting. Blamire Young (1862-1935) is represented in the collections of every major public gallery in Australia. Measuring 30 x 23 cm this beautiful hardback, complete with slipcase, contains 650 pages depicting …

  • # 18528

    TEAGUE, Violet

    Night fall in the ti-tree (facsimile edition)

    Woodcuts by Geraldine Rede and Violet Teague. [Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1988?]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, cloth spine, unpaginated, french folds in the style of the original publication from 1905. ‘In 1905 Violet Teague, in collaboration with her friend Geraldine Rede, handprinted Night Fall in the Ti-Tree at the Sign of the Rabbit Press, …

  • # 18455

    SMITH, Ivan and Jocelyn

    The Die-Hard

    Images by Albert Tucker. Sydney : Harper & Row, 1979. Quarto, linen bound boards in slipcase, three ink marks on spine, pp. 108, numerous tipped-in colour plates by Albert Tucker. Limited to 500 copies signed by Tucker and the authors. The story of Lasseter’s search for gold in the Northern Territory. A fine copy.

  • # 18400


    Brett Whiteley drawings (deluxe edition with original linocut)

    Sydney : The Beagle Press, 2015. Quarto, gilt-lettered black cloth in matching slipcase, pp. 220, illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 25 copies specially bound, with an original linocut by Brett Whiteley ‘The Wave’ loosely enclosed, specially printed in a numbered edition of 25 copies, signed lower right with the Brett Whiteley studio stamp, and …

  • # 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 …