Australian Art - General

  • Ern Malley and the “Angry Penguins”
HORNAGE, Bill

# 4355

    # 15948

    HORNAGE, Bill

    Ern Malley and the “Angry Penguins”

    Being a review of the greatest hoax in Australia’s literary history, and the subsequent ‘Indecency Trial’. Lismore: W. Hornage, [1945]. Octavo, wrappers illustrated with a sour-faced penguin, 20pp, small tear to upper margin of front wrapper and most pages, a small puncture hole and occasional waterstaining. A scarce pamphlet, complete and overall an acceptable copy, …

  • # 15768

JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard

The art of Captain Cook’s voyages. Volumes one and two.

    # 15768

    JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard

    The art of Captain Cook’s voyages. Volumes one and two.

    Volume one : the voyage of the Endeavour 1768 – 1771. With a descriptive catalogue of all the known drawings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and the original engravings associated with them. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1985 (1986 reprint). Folio, cloth in dustjacket, pp. xv; 247, illustrated. Volume two :  the voyage of …

  • # 15424

Melba’s gift book of Australian art and literature

    # 15424

    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, …

  • Catalogue of an exhibition of Australian and Pacific material from the Nan Kivell Collection

# 8999

    # 15939

    Catalogue of an exhibition of Australian and Pacific material from the Nan Kivell Collection

    in the National Library of Australia. Arranged by the Libraries Board of South Australia for the Second Adelaide Festival of Arts, March 17 – 31, 1962. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated, foreword by Prime Minister Menzies, lengthy catalogue, illustrations. A major exhibition of rare Australian books, watercolours and ephemera.

  • Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Forty-Five.
# 14699

    # 14699

    Art in Australia. A Quarterly Magazine. Third Series, Number Forty-Five.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith & Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1932. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers, 66pp, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, a fine copy. Features essay by Gabriel Thorne on the Future of the Theatre; an article on Will Ashton's Paintings by Lionel Lindsay, among others as well as …

  • This ferral Australis!
HINDS, John (1950 - )
# 13612

    # 14660

    HINDS, John (1950 - )

    This ferral Australis!

    How Terra Australis (a utopian terra nullius) became Ferral Australis (a dystopian terra numbskullius!) by Mr. John Hinds Esq. 2014  or … an ironic meta-narrative on the pluralist hybridity of the hegemonic colonialistic simulacra, referencing the semiotic intertextuality of a paradigmic Shakespearean narratology. A hyper-critical poststructuralist pastiche on the metaphysical extraction of urine! Melbourne : …