Australian Art - General

  • # 19453

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

    The Lone Hand : the Australian monthly. Vol. VII, No. 37, May 2, 1910

    Sydney : Printed and published by William Macleod for The Bulletin, 1910. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (paper loss to spine and upper wrapper, discolouration to staple binding on lower wrapper); pp. i-xvi, 1-88, xvii-lxx; illustrations in black and white by Norman Lindsay, Lionel Lindsay, Mab Treeby, and George H. Dancy; articles by Morgan McMahon, Sir Joseph …

  • # 19333

    RADFORD, Ron

    An exhibition of art nouveau in Australia

    Sydney : Australian Gallery Directors Council, [1975]. Royal octavo, pictorial stiff card covers, decorative liner papers, 87 pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, a very good copy. Catalogue of a 1975 touring exhibition (Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, NGV, Queensland Art Gallery, S.H. Ervin Museum and Art Gallery).

  • # 19357

    The kangaroo in decorative arts

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1980. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, catalogue of 241 items, illustrated.

  • # 19359

    McCULLOCH, Alan

    Selected drawings from the collections of the Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre (presentation copy)

    Melbourne : Mornington Peninsuala Arts Centre : 1983. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 79, illustrations. Personally inscribed by McCulloch to Elizabeth Summons.

  • # 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).

  • # 19572

    WOOD, Ghislaine

    Art deco 1910-1939

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2008. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 317 pp, illustrated, a fine copy of this lavishly produced exhibition catalogue, now scarce.

  • # 19175

    MOORE, William

    Studio sketches. Glimpses of Melbourne studio life.

    Melbourne : William Moore, 1906. Octavo, illustrated wrappers with yapp edges, original ties, pp. 76; [4], black and white illustrations of works by McCubbin, Paterson, Mather, Withers, Waugh, Clara Southern, Ruby Lindsay, Nuttall, Alek Sass, Percy Lindsay, Charles Wheeler, Margaret Baskerville et al. A very good copy.

  • # 19370

    Christie's Australia Pty. Ltd

    The Harold E. Mertz Collection of Australian Art

    Melbourne : Christie’s Australia Pty. Ltd., 2000. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 172, 153 works catalogued, extensively illustrated. The hardcover catalogue for the Mertz Collection, the most valuable single owner collection of Australian art offered to that date, many new records for Australian artists were set at this sale. Price list enclosed

  • # 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 …

  • # 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, …

  • # 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, …