Books Containing Artworks

  • # 23144

    FRIEND, Donald.

    [FRIEND, Donald]. Tides of sensuality (deluxe edition, presentation copy)

    Working drawings and studies for a major work to be titled Bumbooziana by Donald Friend. Foreword by Elizabeth Summons. Melbourne: Gryphon Books, 1978. Quarto, gilt-decorated red cloth in black dustjacket, illustrated throughout with Friend’s sketches in preparation for Bumbooziana. Limited to 350 copies signed by the artist, this is one of the 100 copies of …

  • # 22968

    McCRAE, Hugh (1876-1958); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Idyllia. (The author’s own copy)

    [Sydney] : N.L. Press, [1922]. Large quarto (418 x 355 mm), bound in white calf over white papered boards with Norman Lindsay decoration in gold and red (a few light marks), 35 pp, with Lindsay decorations in black highlighted with gilt, further illustrated with five large original Norman Lindsay etchings with titled tissue guards tipped-in, …

  • # 22793

    MACKENZIE, Kenneth (1913-1955); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Our earth

    With an original etching and 13 illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1937. Quarto, quarter cloth over gilt-lettered textured boards (small sticker mark upper right corner), 60 pp, tipped-in illustrations and vignettes by Lindsay, a couple of spots of foxing, else very good. The frontispiece is an original etching by Norman Lindsay, …

  • # 22727

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874 - 1961)

    A book of woodcuts

    Sydney : Art in Australia, 1922. Quarto, cloth covered boards, title inlay, all edges uncut, unpaginated, signed woodcut frontispiece printed from colour blocks, foreword by Lindsay with woodcut decoration, a further twenty original woodcuts tipped-in. The deluxe edition, limited to 35 copies, hand printed by Percy Green on Japanese vellum, the woodblocks hand printed by …

  • # 23236

    [STORRIER]. LUMBY, Catherine.

    Tim Storrier : the art of the outsider.

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 2000. Quarto, fine gilt-titled cloth in matching slipcase with pictorial inlay, 216 pp. illustrated throughout. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed and numbered by Storrier, with an original signed colour lithograph Sunset Run loosely enclosed.

  • # 23230

    SHEAD, Garry and KRAUSMANN, Rudi

    News (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2006. Small quarto, quarter-cloth over papered boards, gilt-lettered to spine, pp. 122, illustrated. The deluxe edition, in an edition of 60 copies, specially bound, with an original signed etching by Garry Shead from his Ern Malley series loosely enclosed. Bilingual poems by Krausmann about creative identities he has known with illustrations by Shead.

  • # 22709


    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 …

  • # 22794

    LINDSAY, Jack (1900-1990); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969), illustrator

    Fauns and Ladies

    With three original woodcuts by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Hand–press of J. Kirtley, 1923. Folio, quarter lambskin over papered boards, original dust jacket with paper label to spine (a few short tears), light offsetting to endpapers and a couple of spots of light foxing, else very good, with three signed Norman Lindsay woodcuts tipped-in. Limited …

  • # 22675

    AMADIO, Nadine

    Orpheus : the song of forever

    Sydney: The Craftsman’s Press, 1983. Quarto, decorated cloth in slipcase (faded), 128pp., illustrated with numerous tipped-in plates by Charles Blackman, fine. Limited to 250 copies signed by author and artist with an original signed lithograph loosely inserted. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by Nadine Amadio. Original prospectus loosely enclosed. One of the finest Blackman illustrated …

  • # 21736


    Jeffrey Smart. (Deluxe edition)

    By Peter Quartermaine; foreword by Germaine Greer. On the half title: A man is illogical on horseback; but in a satellite, surreal. South Yarra : Gryphon Books, 1983. Quarto, gilt-titled quarter morocco over grey linen, black buckram slipcase, pp 131; the deluxe edition, limited to 100 numbered copies signed by the artist on colophon at rear, …

  • # 22452

    GELLERT, Leon (1892-1977); LINDSAY, Norman (1876-1969)

    The Isle of San.

    A phantasy by Leon Gellert with five original etchings by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1919. Folio, quarter vellum over green cloth, pp 139, with initials printed in red, frontispiece portrait after an etching by Lindsay, five original large etchings with lettered tissue-guards by Norman Lindsay, each etching signed in full in pencil; …

  • # 22518

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Creative effort : an essay in affirmation. (Deluxe edition)

    Sydney : published for the author by Art in Australia, 1920. First edition. Octavo, quarter cloth over papered boards, spine lettered in gilt; offsetting to endpapers, original signed etching by Norman Lindsay tipped-in (lightly foxed), pp 292; a fine copy. Limited to 120 copies, of which 100 were for sale. A trade edition was also …

  • # 21757

    PRÉVERT, Jacques & G. Ribemont-Dessaignes

    Joan Miró. (With an original signed watercolour)

    Paris : Maeght Editeur, 1956. First edition. Quarto, original cards with lithographed dust jacket and glassine wrapper, pp. 219, 8 colour lithographs (3 folding), extensively illustrated in colour and black and white; a fine copy. Signed and inscribed by Miró on the half-title ‘à Sandberg avec toute mon amitié’, with an original watercolour and ink drawing (215 …

  • # 19516

    De' MEDICI, Lorenzo (1449-1492); OLDCORD, Anthony (translator); SCHMEISSER, Jorg (1942-2012) et al.

    Carnival Songs

    New York : Raphael Fodde Editions, 2001. Folio (500 x 360 mm), gilt-decorated cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine (small bump lower corner), pp 36, printed letterpress on Hannemuhle paper, text in Italian with English translation, two original etchings by American artist William T. Wiley, one by Italian artist Mimmo Paladino, one by Australian artist Jorg Schmeisser, …

  • # 22596

    [SHEAD]. GRISHIN, Sasha.

    The apotheosis of Ern Malley.

    Melbourne: Australian Galleries, 2008 (second edition). Quarto, pp. 144, gilt boards in illustrated dustjacket.

  • # 9927

    McGREGOR, Ken and GEISSLER, Marie

    Yannima Pikarli Tommy Watson Ngayuku Ngura – My Country. (Special edition, with original painting)

    Translation into French by Flore Gregorini. Melbourne : Macmillan, 2014. ‘This special presentation of Yannima Pikarli Tommy Watson Ngayuku Ngura – My Country, authored by Ken McGregor and Marie Geissler, translated into French by Flore Gregorini and published by Macmillan, has been compiled by Ken McGregor. It is limited to 40 copies. Each copy, consisting …