Sydney : Pan Macmillan, 2008. Quarto, black boards with silver lettering, 656pp, fully illustrated in colour. A major monograph exploring Australian art across the colonial period, looking at leading artists and their works in a social historical context.
[Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 1962]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers with Russell Drysdale’s painting Back verandah, pp. 12, illustrated, essay by Robert Smith; a very good copy of this catalogue of an important exhibition showcasing artists from Conrad Martens to Margaret Olley.
Distort : not for everybody. Issue #16. West Hollywood, U.S.A. : Unicorn Records, 1981. Octavo, illustrated wrappers. HARMON, Debbie. Bad Mother: Vols 1-4. Melbourne : Debbie Quadri, 2004. Octavo, colour pictorial wrappers, numbered 314 of 1000. FLEETWOOD, Julian (ed.) The Sex Mook: What is our sex? Melbourne : Vignette Press, 2007. Octavo, colour pictorial wrappers. …
Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2008. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 230, illustrated. A scholarly and academic work. Mint cop, as new. ‘With an approach that is irreverent but at the same time scholarly and searching, Dr Traudi Allen engagingly explores the way art history has unwittingly supported the establishment of Australian myths and stereotypes: the …
Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1973. Octavo, boards in dustjacket (short tear), pp. [xii], 306, edges foxed, else very good.
SMITH, Colin G.
Melbourne : the author, 2013. Quarto, laminated boards, pp. 458, illustrated. Signed by the author. In 1988 Colin Smith began researching the history of renowned Australian potter, Merric Boyd and his family in Murrumbeena and the relationship they had with their local community. This research would become Merric Boyd and Murrumbeena The Life of an …
[Mornington, Vic.] : Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre, . Quarto, illustrated wrappers (after Loudon Sainthill, lightly marked), pp. 22, illustrated. Touring exhibition held at the Regional Galleries of Victoria.
Melbourne, Vic. : Stonington Stables Museum of Art, Deakin University, 2007. Quarto, illustrated folding card, pp. . Essay by Katherine Wilkinson. The final catalogue for the Stables. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies.
Sydney : Craftsman’s Press, 1988. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, lower edge rubbed, ex-library with a sticker to the endpaper (the only library mark), pp. 208, illustrated. Foreword by Lloyd Rees. A very good reference copy.
VICTORIAN ARTISTS' SOCIETY
Melbourne : Victorian Artists’ Society , 1939. Octavo, lettered self-wrappers, pp. , catalogue of 210 works.
Melbourne : Thomas Nelson, 1980. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (slight edge wear, foxing), pp. xx; 730, extensively illustrated. A very good copy. An alphabetical enyclopedia of Australian sculptors.
Sydney : Art in Australia, 1929. Quarto, papered boards, cloth spine (lightly marked), pp. 14, 52 plates (a number in colour, tipped-in), includes ‘Notes on Australian landscape painters’ by Basil Burdett. Printed in an edition of 750 numbered copies. Includes works by George Washington Lambert, Arthur Streeton, Elioth Gruner, Hans Heysen, Robert Johnson, John D. …
Melbourne : W.J. Carroll, . Duodecimo, lettered wrappers (foxed), pp. 69, signed ‘With compliments, Amy Perdue (W. J. Carroll)’. Satirical poetry about the modern art scene.
STRECKER, Jacqueline et al.
Canberra : Australian War Memorial, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 31, illustrated. Includes works by Fred Leist, Arthur Streeton, Charles Bryant, A. H. Fullwood et al.
HANSEN, David (curator)
Morwell [Vic.] : Latrobe Valley Arts Centre, 1990. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 65, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 2000 copies. Essays by David Hansen. Includes works by Kevin Mortensen, Rodney Forbes, Peter Cole, Euan Heng, Clive Murray-White, and others.
ZIMMER, Jenny (editor)
Catalogue of an exhibition, R.M.I.T. gallery, October 7-30th, 1981. Melbourne : Fine Art Dept., R.M.I.T., 1981. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 298, illustrated. Includes essays by Jenny Zimmer, Roslyn Porter, Suzi Gablik and others on topics such as Aboriginal Bark Paintings, Mirka Mora, Jon Cattapan, Kevin Mortensen, Sidney Nolan, Yirawala, Arthur Boyd, Les Kossatz, Australian Pottery, …