Canberra, ACT ; [Melbourne] : National Library of Australia Publishing in Association with the State Library of Victoria, 2015. Quarto, illustrated cloth, pp. 255, illustrated. A fine copy. ‘Samuel Thomas Gill, or STG as he was universally known, was Australia’s most significant and popular artist of the mid-nineteenth century. For his contemporaries he epitomised ‘Marvellous …
Bendigo, Vic. : Bendigo Art Gallery, 1998. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 76, illustrated. Scarce. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies.
JACK, Kenneth (1924 - 2006)
Brisbane : Booralong Publications, 1990. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (creased), some occasional foxing, pp. 104, illustrated. Signed by the artist on the title page.
HENSON, Bill (1955 - ); RÜCKERT, Friedrich (1788 - 1866); MAHLER, Gustav (1860 - 1911)
London : Stanley/Barker, 2017. Quarto (381 x 305 mm), decorated black cloth, 16 pages letterpress text by Rückert, 64 pages offset with 32 photographs by Henson, housed in a foil stamped black slipcase containing a 12″ vinyl record of the music of Mahler. Published in a limited edition of 150 numbered copies each signed by Bill Henson. …
HENSON, Bill (b. 1955)
London : Stanley / Barker, 2015. Oblong quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 140. New copy, signed by Bill Henson. “Particle Mist draws together works from three of Bill Henson’s earliest photographic series: ’Untitled 1974’, ‘Untitled 1975’ with additional previously unseen photographs from an unfinished work begun in 1976. Together they form a portrait of an …
FIELD, Caroline (curator)
Malvern, Vic. : Stonington Stables Museum of Art, Deakin University, 2004. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 28, illustrated, interview and biography. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. Scarce. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Stonington Stables Museum of Art, 3 March – 17 April 2004
ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)
Melbourne : Currey O’Neil, 1986. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (lightly handled, a couple of creases to corners), pp. 96, a very good copy. Ellis’ candid photographs of fashionistas in the hedonistic 80s in Australia, including catwalks, runways, parties, behind the scenes and scenes of the behinds.
Sydney : S. H. Ervin Gallery, 1988. Quarto, exhibition catalogue, pp. , trifold, illustrated, essay by Lou Klepac, catalogue of 86 works.
Brisbane : Philip Bacon Galleries, 2004. Octavo, exhibition catalogue, folded card, pp. , illustrated. Essay by David Thomas, price list enclosed.
Launceston : Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, 1976. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. , light foxing, essay, catalogue of 25 works. Catalogue of an exhibition held 19 August – 4 October 1976, Old Watercolour Gallery, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston.
ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)
Melbourne : Currey O’Neil, 1983. First edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated, photographic illustrations, very light handling wear, text block starting the separate from spine, a very good copy. Ellis’ candid photographs of Australian bodies on display in the hot summer sun of the eighties.
Perth : Carroll’s Pty Ltd, 1976. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 110, illustrated, light foxing. The first edition of Friend’s iconic illustrated book. Signed by the artist on the half-title.
Melbourne : Lothian, 1987. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 80, extensively illustrated with Ellis’ photographs of the ‘race that stops a nation’ at the height of 80s glamour.
Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd, 2018. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 539, illustrated. Fine copy, new, in shrinkwrap. Now out of print and scarce in the market. Leonard French (1928-2017), who created the great stained-glass ceiling at the National Gallery of Victoria, was widely regarded as the most public Australian artist of his day. …
No Other Man No Other Store : The Extraordinary Life of Sir Charles Lloyd Jones: Painter, Patron and Patriot 1878-1958
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2013. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 239, illustrated. New copy of an out of print title, in storage since publication, still sealed in publisher’s plastic. Sir Charles Lloyd Jones always wanted to be an artist and, in his youth, studied painting for six and a half years, first at the Julian Ashton …
MUNDINE, Djon and BAKER, Candida.
Melbourne : Macmillan Art Publishing, 2014. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, corners slightly bumped, else as new (in storage since publication, not a second hand copy), illustrated endpapers, pp. 222, illustrated. Fine copy, quite scarce. Mirdidingkingathi Juwarrnda Sally Gabori was born c. 1924 on Bentinck Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria – an island inhabited by …