Books Containing Artworks

  • # 44353

    YANG, William et al.

    William Yang : Seeing and Being Seen (deluxe edition with signed archival print)

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), 2021. Quarto, gilt-lettered pictorial boards, pp. 220, extensively illustrated. New copy. The rare deluxe edition, limited to only 50 copies signed by the artist. Mounted inside the upper board is a mylar sleeve housing a limited edition archival inkjet print Golden Summer 1987 / 2016 …

  • # 44112

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874 - 1961)

    A book of woodcuts. Drawn on wood and engraved by Lionel Lindsay

    Sydney : Art in Australia, 1922. Quarto, cloth covered boards, title inlay, bookplate to front pastedown, unpaginated, handcoloured woodcut frontispiece (light offsetting), foreword by Lindsay with woodcut decoration, a further nineteen original woodcuts tipped-in. Limited to 200 copies (this marked Review copy), a deluxe edition of 35 copies printed on Japanese vellum was also issued.

  • # 44110

    NOLAN, Sidney (1917-1992); CLARK, Kenneth; MACINNES, Colin; ROBERTSON, Bryan

    Sidney Nolan (deluxe edition with original monotype)

    London : Thames and Hudson, 1961. Quarto, gilt-lettered half calf over linen, matching slipcase (lightly foxed), all edges gilt, 119 plates (16 in colour tipped-in), signed by Sidney Nolan and the three authors, with an original signed monotype of a Gallipoli soldier tipped-in. Limited to 60 copies. The first monograph on an Australian artist published …

  • # 44209


    Peregian Codex (deluxe edition)

    Sydney: The Beagle Press, 2008. Oblong quarto, orange cloth in matching slipcase, 96 pp., fully illustrated with Gleeson’s vivid surreal imagery. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies with a limitation slip signed by the artist, and an original aquatint etching loosely enclosed. The first 50 copies of this edition contain the aquatint Surge 2007 …

  • # 44107


    Francis Lymburner drawings (deluxe edition with original etching)

    Hobart and Sydney : Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in conjunction with The Beagle Press, 1986. Oblong quarto, cloth-bound boards with gilt decoration to cover and letting to spine, presented as a hardbound special edition limited to one hundred copies (this copy out of series), with an original etching printed posthumously, with blind stamped signature …

  • # 44178

    WALLACE, Adam and McKENZIE, Heath

    The share-a-not (signed presentation copy)

    Illustrated by Heath McKenzie. Melbourne : JoJo Publishing, 2009. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. [40], illustrated. This copy with a signed presentation inscription from the author on the endpaper, and with a brown paper bag with a large (unsigned) pen drawing by the illustrator.

  • # 44332

    [KINGSTON, Peter]. WILSON, Gavin.

    Harbourlights. The art and times of Peter Kingston (signed copy with original drawing of a man fishing)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 2004. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 183, illustrated. Inscribed by the artist on the half-title with a large pen drawing of a man fishing.

  • # 44129

    BANFIELD, Elizabeth (1963 - )

    From the red box

    [Dandenong, Melbourne: the artist, 2010] Artist’s book. Edition 2/5, signed, titled, numbered and dated 2010 in pencil. Handmade book with bronze cloth covered board ends measuring 155 x 157 mm. The work folds out concertina-style, revealing the hand-crafted pages inside. The work becomes a concertina-fold diorama consisting of a folded sheet of rag paper with …

  • # 44108

    CROOKE, Ray (1922 - 2015)

    An epistle from Oberea

    With decorations by Ray Crooke. Ferntree Gully, Vic. : The Rams Skull Press, 1955. Quarto, hessian bound boards with traditional Polynesian tapa design, 24 pp, illustrated with seven original silk screens by Ray Crooke. Limited to 250 copies signed by the artist; the cover was also silk-screened by Crooke on Thursday Island; a beautiful Australian …

  • # 44105

    HUGHES, Robert

    Donald Friend (presentation copy with a signed self-portrait drawing)

    With a foreword by John Olsen. Sydney : Edwards & Shaw, 1965. Quarto, cloth, lacking dustjacket, light foxing to preliminaries, pale water stain to margins, pp. 120, illustrated. Loosely enclosed is the original prospects for the book. The first monograph on Donald Friend. This copy with a signed self-portrait by Donald Friend on the title …

  • # 43640

    [LINDSAY] McCRAE, Hugh

    Satyrs & Sunlight : Silvarum Libri (Augusta Helen McCrae’s copy)

    With pictures and decorations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney: John Sands Ltd, 1909. Folio, quarter-vellum and decorated papered boards (edges rubbed, spine dulled, loss to some lettering to upper panel), 149 pp.,  includes twenty-one full-page plates and numerous vignette illustrations; text pages with foxing. Limited to 130 copies, signed and numbered by McCrae (this copy is …

  • # 44059

    RANKIN, Jennifer and OLSEN, John

    [OLSEN, John]. Earth Hold (signed presentation copy with original drawing)

    London : Martin Secker & Warburg Limited, 1978. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth (slightly bowed), illustrated dustjacket (a few marks and stains), 56 pp., illustrated with full page plates by Olsen. The standard edition. Signed and inscribed ‘For Andrew, with love & appreciation’ by both Jennifer Rankin and also John Olsen, who has executed a pen drawing …

  • # 43629


    Unique album presented to the Duke and Duchess of York by the citizens of South Canterbury, New Zealand, during the royal visit in March 1927: with an illuminated address and original watercolours.

    Large square quarto, 310 x 280 mm, purple suede over bevelled boards (virtually unrubbed), front board with gilt-tooled decoration and lettering ‘South Canterbury, New Zealand, 16th March 1927’, lower board also decorated in gilt; all edges gilt; silk endpapers; [14] leaves of white card, the first [6] containing an elaborate illuminated address headed ‘To Your …

  • # 42570

    ARP, Jean

    Arp. On My Way. Poetry and Essays 1912-1947

    New York: Wittenborn, Schultz, Inc. 1948. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (lightly foxed), pp. 148, illustrated, light foxing. Includes two original woodcuts by Jean Arp, bound in to the volume. Prefatory note by Robert Motherwell. Sixth volume in the series “The Documents of Modern Art”, directed by Robert Motherwell.

  • # 43659

    BARNETT, P. Neville

    Australian book-plates and book-plates of interest to Australia (Special edition)

    Sydney : privately printed [Beacon Press], 1950. The Special edition, limited to 85 copies signed by the author (a standard issue of 200 copies was also published). Quarto, papered boards in quarter imitation parchment (slightly worn), printed dustjacket (edges worn, light foxing), acetate jacket, a couple of chips, 280 pp, extensively illustrated with bookplates, some …

  • # 43552

    KLEPAC, Lou

    Tim Storrier (deluxe edition with signed etching)

    Sydney : The Beagle Press, 2018. Quarto, gilt-blocked red cloth in matching slipcase, pp. 264, fully illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies, specially bound, signed by the artist, with an original four colour signed etching ‘Night Horse’ loosely enclosed. A mint copy. Tim Storrier (b. 1949) is a consummate and acclaimed artist who …