Australia Artists Q-Z

  • # 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.

  • # 18589

    ROONEY, Robert, 1937-2017

    Robert Rooney : As you were 1983. New paintings Oct. 12 – 29. Pinacotheca, 10 Waltham Place, Richmond.

    [Melbourne : Pinacotheca, 1983]. Broadsheet, 210 x 295 mm, photographic illustration of the artist with his paintings; original vertical folds, in very good condition. Gallery flyer for Rooney’s 1983 exhibition at Pinachoteca. Appears unrecorded in Australian collections.

  • # 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, …

  • # 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 …

  • # 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 …

  • # 18350

    WHITE, Unk [Cecil John]

    Diggers by Unk White [presentation copy to Henry Kenneth Prior]

    Sydney : Frank Johnson, 1943. Folio (385 mm tall), illustrated wrappers, cord tie, pp. [32], illustrated. Limited to 50 copies signed and numbered by the artist, this copy with a presentation inscription ‘To H. Ken Prior, kind regards, Unk White’. “Etchings of the Australian soldier, represented by NX 10171 Gunner Ramon Mascord, 2/​I Field Regiment, …

  • # 18348

    SANESI, Roberto.


    Con cinque acqueforti a colori. Milan : Grafica Uno, 1990. Folio, printed wrappers, four folded sections, each with 8 pages, 5 color aquatints, each signed and numbered by the artist. Limited to 75 copies plus 10 artist’s proofs, this is artist’s proof number 2.

  • # 18343

    MOORE, Felicity St. John, 1933-

    Sam Fullbrook : racing colours

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. vi, 74 pp, 63 colour plates and b/w photographs in the text, a fine copy of a scarce exhibition catalogue.

  • # 18340


    Point to Point. The art of Tim Storrier.

    Sydney: Craftsman House, 1987. Quarto, boards in dust jacket (the laminate lightly lifting), 174pp. profusely illustrated, faint foxing to extremities.

  • # 18339

    [SHEAD]. GRISHIN, Sasha

    Garry Shead and the Erotic Muse (signed by the author)

    Sydney: Craftsman Press, 2001. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, edges slightly rubbed, 204 pp. illustrated throughout. A major monograph on the artist. Signed by Sasha Grishin on the title page.

  • # 18338


    Jeffrey Smart paintings of the ‘70s and ‘80s

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1990. Quarto, boards, pictorial dust jacket, pp. 168, illustrated throughout with colour plates of Smart’s realist paintings, academic text by John McDonald on the work and style of Jeffrey Smart. Some shelf wear to lower edge, an otherwise fine copy.