Australian Art - General

  • # 19190

    McCULLOCH, Susan

    The New McCulloch’s Encyclopedia of Australian Art

    Melbourne : Miegunyah Press, 2006. Quarto, laminated boards in slipcase, pp. 1200, extensively illustrated, as new in shrinkwrap (the RRP is $295).

  • # 19185

    Melba’s gift book of Australian art and literature

    Melbourne : George Robertson, c. 1915. Quarto, lettered cloth, pp. 176, colour and black white plates. Fundraising book from the Great War “The entire profits from the sale of this book will be devoted by Madam Melba to the Belgian Relief Fund”. Literary contributors include Ethel Turner, Henry Lawson, Tarella Quin, Dorothea Mackellar, Edward Vidler, …

  • # 18904

    LINDSAY, Norman; LINDSAY, Lionel; SOUTER, D.H.; McCRAE, Hugh et al.

    The Lone Hand : the Australian monthly. Vol. VII, No. 41, September 1, 1910

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1910. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (very slight paper loss to spine, otherwise excellent condition); pp. i-xvi, 355-448, xvii-xlviii; illustrations in black and white by Ida S. Rentoul, Blamire Young, Lionel Lindsay, Harry J. Weston, Muriel G. Nicholls, B. E. Minns, and decoration by Ruby Lindsay; …

  • # 18885

    LINDSAY, Norman; SOUTER, D.H., et al.

    The Lone Hand : the Australian monthly. Vol. VIII, No. 44, December 1, 1910. Christmas number.

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1910. Octavo, illustrated wrappers by Norman Lindsay (upper wrapper with short tears at fore-edge, short paper split at foot of spine, some chipping along spine); pp i-xvi; 89-176; xvii-liii. With articles on Australian bookplates by Bertram Stevens (with reproductions of bookplates), transportation in Australia by …

  • # 18884

    LINDSAY, Norman; et al.

    The Lone Hand : the Australian monthly. Vol. VIII, No. 45, January 2, 1911

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1911. Octavo, illustrated wrappers by Norman Lindsay (small loss at bottom corner of upper wrapper, otherwise very good); pp. i-xvi, 177-264, xvii-liii. With illustrations from Norman Lindsay, Ruby Lindsay, and Alf Vincent, stories by Randolph Bedford, Quinn, and J.H.M. Abbott, photographs of steam trains …

  • # 18878

    LINDSAY, Norman et al.

    The Lone Hand : the Australian monthly. Vol. VI, No. 35, March 1, 1910

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 19010. Octavo, illustrated wrappers by J. J. Hilder; pp. i-xxxi, 465 – 581; extensively illustrated in black and white by Norman Lindsay, Lionel Lindsay, Ruby Lindsay, Percy Spence, Hans Heysen, Harry Weston et al., verse by Hugh McCrae, and articles on opium smuggling, the …

  • # 18876

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969), et al.

    The Lone Hand : the national Australian monthly. Vol. XIII, No. 77, September 1, 1913

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1913. Octavo, photographically illustrated wrappers showing dogs from the Rickard’s circus (upper wrapper chipped at top corner, spine chipped at head, lower wrapper with some loss at bottom edge), pp. i-lvi, 347-434, xvii-lvi; black and white photographic illustrations throughout, plus illustrations by Norman Lindsay, …

  • # 18875

    LINDSAY, Lionel et al.

    The Lone Hand : the national Australian monthly. Vol. XIII, No. 74, June 2, 1913. Tasmanian number.

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1913. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (chipped at head and foot of spine, small chip to fore-edge of lower wrapper); pp. i-lxii, 89-170, xvii-lxi; black and white photographic illustrations throughout, plus illustrations by Lionel Lindsay, D.H. Souter and Ruby Winckler; fiction, verse and articles by Mary …

  • # 18874

    LINDSAY, Norman; SOUTER, D.H.; DYSON, Edward; McCRAE, Hugh; WESTON, Harry J., et al.

    The Lone Hand : the Australian monthly. Vol. IV, No. 24, April 1, 1909

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1909. Octavo, illustrated wrappers by Harry J. Weston (fine); pp. i-xxxiii; 607-725; xxxiv-lviii; colour plate by Septimus Power, Cutting out (a stockman driving cattle with a whip) and illustrations in black and white by Norman Lindsay, D.H. Souter, G.H. Dancey et al.; an article …

  • # 18873

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969), et al.

    The Lone Hand : the Australian monthly. Vol. V, No. 27, July 1, 1909. The stage.

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1909. Octavo, illustrated wrappers with portrait of Nelly Stewart (chipped at head and foot of spine); pp. i-lii; 241-356, xxxiii-l; chromolithograph frontispeice of On a cattle-run by H. S. Power, a full page colour plate of the painting titled On camp by H. S. Hopwood, Unusual …

  • # 18541

    GORDON, Abraham Samuel (1866-1936)

    [JUDAICA; ART UNIONS] Mordecai MacCobber : the story of a Scotch Jew in Australia : his many successes and his more dismal failures.

    Compiled from his posthumous papers, newspapers, official documents, and private family records by the late Hon. Benjamin Schlimm-Mazel (Abraham Samuel Gordon) (Late President of Fiji Islands Fedreral Senate). In three parts. St. Kilda, Vic. : Wellman & Co., printers [for A.S. Gordon], “1st April 1937” [but c.1919]. Third edition. Octavo, original blind embossed blue cloth …

  • # 17998

    FLOWER, Cedric

    Erotica. Aspects of the erotic in Australian art

    Melbourne : Sun Books, 1977. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 80, illustrated. Cover illustration by Brett Whiteley, this work also includes Norman Lindsay, James Gleeson, Martin Sharp, Charles Blackman, Garry Shead, Arthur Boyd, Mike Brown, Donald Friend, Bertram MacKennal et al.

  • # 18436

    SMITH, Terry

    Transformations in Australian art. Volumes One and Two.

    St. Leonards, NSW : Craftsman House, 2002. First edition. Two volumes, large octavo, publisher’s cloth boards in pictorial dust jackets, Volume One. The nineteenth century : landscape, colony and nation, pp 130; Volume Two. The twentieth century : modernism and Aboriginality, pp 175; both volumes profusely illustrated in black-and-white; a fine set.

  • # 17874

    SAYERS, Andrew.

    Drawing in Australia.

    Drawings, water-colours, pastels and collages from the 1770s to the 1980s. Canberra : Australian National Gallery, 1989. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. xv; 288, illustrated.

  • # 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 …

  • # 16922

    EAGLE, Mary and MINCHIN, Jan.

    The George Bell School : students, friends, influences (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Deutscher Fine Art and Sydney: Resolution Press, 1981. Quarto, blindstamped leather bound boards, illustrated dustjacket, in orange slipcase, 272 pages, fully illustrated. The deluxe edition limited to 100 numbered copies, signed by twelve artists from the school on the limitation page as issued: Eric Thake, Alan Sumner, Yvonne Atkinson, Geoff Jones, Jack Courier, …