Books Containing Artworks

  • # 17893

    NETTLETON, Charles (1826-1902)

    Melbourne illustrated by photographs. First series.

    Melbourne : Charles Nettleton, 1868. Oblong quarto, original tan pebbled cloth boards with blind decoration (upper board darkened around the edges, worn at corners and head and tail of spine), front pastedown with binder’s ticket of William Detmold, Collins Street, Melbourne; front hinge cracked; all edges gilt; lithographed title leaf on thin paper followed by …

  • # 17593


    Verve : revue artistique et littéraire, 1937-1960

    Paris : Éditions de la revue Verve, 1937-1960. Complete set of French first editions, 38 numbers bound in 26 volumes, folio, as issued, original pictorial boards (some rubbing and bumping to the corners) or stiff wrappers (occasional light creasing and wear to spine ends; no. 4 in slipcase, rubbed and split at joints), with cover …

  • # 18752

    MIRO, Joan (1893-1983)

    Sculpture in ceramic by Miró and Artigas, December, 1956

    New York : Pierre Matisse Gallery, 1956. Quarto, black wrappers with original lithograph by Miró, pp. 24, illustrated in black-and-white, interview with the artist by Rosamond Bernier, central four page folding colour lithograph by Miró; a mint copy. ‘The cover and center insert are original lithographs specially engraved for this catalog by Joan Miró and printed in France …

  • # 18034

    MOSER, Barry (1940 - )

    Gold rush. Twenty-five wood engravings by Barry Moser on a theme of the discovery and mining of gold in America, Africa and Australia.

    With a note on those prints by the artist. Los Angeles : Arundel Press, 1985. Folio, gilt lettered black cloth clamshell box, 7 leaves text; 25 original wood engravings each hand-signed by the artist. Printed for the Arundel Press by Harold McGrath at the Hampshire Typothetae in West Hatfield, Massachusetts on Rives BFK. Limited to …

  • # 14310

    OPPEN, Monica

    Wah-hah and the lemon-yellow crest

    Sydney : Ant Press, 1988. Elephant folio, original cloth boards with colour etching inlaid to front panel, slipcase, colophon, pp. [30], bound French-fold, each page being a very large full page etching with hand colouring. Edition limited to 10 copies each containing 29 etchings. ‘This book was written with a love for the natural environment …

  • # 16514

    [Warringah Printmakers Studio]; ANSON, Jennifer

    Natural Collection

    Sydney : Warringah Printmakers Studio, 2017. Elephant folio with printed wrappers, housed in buckram clamshell case with matching printed lining, in printed calico bag. A publication of twenty-nine prints of varying method, showing flora and fauna of Northern Sydney, accompanied by artists’ statements and scientific descriptions. Limited to an edition of 10 copies, with signatures of …

  • # 18761

    Bill Henson (deluxe edition with original photograph)

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2017. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, housed in a cloth slipcase with blind lettering ‘Bill Henson’ with additional folder containing an archival inkjet print by Bill Henson,  Untitled 2008/09, signed and numbered. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed by the artist with a signed print. As new, mint …

  • # 17864

    CALDER, Alexander (1898 - 1976); DUPIN, Jacques (1927 - 2012)

    [CALDER]. Fits and starts. Selected poems of Jacques Dupin.

    Translated by Paul Auster. Weston, Connecticut : Living Hand, 1974. Quarto, grey buckram, pp. 71; colophon, printed on Verger d’Arches paper. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed by the poet and translator, with an original signed colour lithograph by Alexander Calder bound in, a little toned but else in very good condition. A …

  • # 18668


    James Gleeson. Beyond the screen of light (deluxe edition with original etching)

    With contributions by Geoffrey Smith, Ken Wach, Renee Free and Bruce James. Sydney: The Beagle Press in association with the National Gallery of Victoria, 2004. Quarto, gilt-lettered blue cloth in matching slipcase, 216pp. illustrated throughout. The de luxe edition of 50 copies, specially bound and issued with an original signed Gleeson etching.

  • # 18701

    CONNOR, Kevin; HASTINGS, Elizabeth

    Kevin Connor paintings and drawings 1983 – 2016 (deluxe edition)

    Selected and edited by Lou Klepac. With contributions by Barry Pearce, Hendrik Kolenberg and Margaret Connor. Sydney : The Beagle Press, 2016. Quarto, lettered black cloth in matching slipcase, pp. 204, fully illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 25 copies, spcially bound, signed by the artist, with an original signed etching ‘Figure on Observatory Hill’ …

  • # 17997

    GROSS, Chaim (1904 - 1991)

    Chaim Gross : a retrospective (signed with original drawing)

    Tapestries, sculpture, watercolours, drawings and lithographs. New York : Lowe Art Museum, 1977. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 46, illustrated. Signed and inscribed on the title page ‘To Bob Raphael – best wishes Chaim Gross’ with a small pencil self portrait.

  • # 18400


    Brett Whiteley drawings (deluxe edition with original linocut)

    Sydney : The Beagle Press, 2015. Quarto, gilt-lettered black cloth in matching slipcase, pp. 220, illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 25 copies specially bound, with an original linocut by Brett Whiteley ‘The Wave’ loosely enclosed, specially printed in a numbered edition of 25 copies, signed lower right with the Brett Whiteley studio stamp, and …

  • # 17871

    JOHNSON, Robert

    The paintings of Robert Johnson (deluxe edition with drawing)

    Sydney : The Legend Press, Folio, gilt-decorated full grey morocco (a little marked), pp. [xviii]; 18 colour plates, occasional light foxing. Biographical note by John Brackenreg. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed by the artist with an original signed drawing tipped-in.

  • # 18094

    FRAZER, David.


    Castlemaine : Unstable Press, 2013. Quarto, cloth bound boards with illustration to front panel, unpaginated, 12 original wood engravings, letterpress. Limited to 15 copies plus three proofs, bound by George Matoulas. An emotional short story about love and its loss. Held in the collections of the State Library of Victoria, Monash University, University of Melbourne, …

  • # 18346

    PARR, Mike

    Mike Parr. The tilted stage. Curated by Anthony Bond (deluxe edition)

    Hobart : Detached Cultural Organisation and Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, c 2008. Quarto, laminated boards, unpaginated, illustrated. A catalogue of an exhibition of performance art and installation by the important Australian conceptual artist. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed and numbered by the artist (within the larger edition of 750 copies), with …

  • # 18303

    [SHEAD]. GRISHIN, Sasha.

    The apotheosis of Ern Malley.

    Melbourne: Australian Galleries, 2008 (second edition). Quarto, pp. 144, gilt boards in illustrated dustjacket. With an original large signed drawing by Garry Shead of Ern Malley on the half title.