Books Containing Artworks

  • # 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, …

  • # 17567

    HENSON, Bill (b. 1955)

    Bill Henson (deluxe edition with two signed photographs)

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2016. Quarto, full silk with lenticular (holographic) cover, pp. [48], all full-page images of Henson’s photographs, paper folder at rear containing a signed photograph of a nude girl measuring 11.5 x 16 cm, housed within a silver-lettered raw silk clamshell box. The deluxe edition, limited to 30 copies, with an additional C-type …

  • # 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 …

  • # 18327

    [WILLIAMS, Fred]

    Contemporary Australian Drawing (with a Fred Williams lithograph)

    Edited with an introduction by Lou Klepac. Perth : The Western Australian Art Gallery, 1978. Quarto, cloth bound boards in white dustjacket (lightly marked, but very good), 128 pp, illustrated, faint foxing to endpapers, related letter regarding original purchase loosely enclosed. Published for the 1978 Perth Survey of Drawing. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 …

  • # 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.

  • # 18257

    GELLATLY, Kelly

    Soft steel : eX de Medici : recent work (with an original photograph by the artist)

    Bulleen, Vic. : Heide Museum of Modern Art, 2003. Small square quarto, pictorial wrappers, 28 pp, colour illustrations, foreword by Heide director Warwick Reeder, essay by Kelly Gellatly, a fine copy. ‘Heide Museum of Modern Art is delighted to present Soft Steel, an exhibition of recent work by Canberra-based artist eX de Medici, which focuses on …

  • # 18195

    [OLSEN]. POWELL, Anthony.

    Miscellaneous verdicts [with an original signed drawing by John Olsen]

    Writings on writers 1946 – 1989. London : Heinemann, 1990. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 501, a fine copy. From the library of noted Australian artist John Olsen, signed and inscribed by him ‘John Olsen, Chapel House Farm, Rydal’ with an ink drawing of the chapel and a vignette of a figure (perhaps the …

  • # 18093

    FRIEND, Donald (1915 - 1989)

    Art in a classless society & vice versa (deluxe edition)

    A study of cultural eccentricities operating within the confines of Antipodean normalcy. Copiously illustrated with the masterpieces of avant gard, centre gard and derrier gard artists, along with a text that is not only astonishingly profound, but also surprisingly readable, from the hand of the celebrated author Donald Friend. Sydney : Richard Griffin, 1985. Folio, …

  • # 18092


    John Coburn : Prints 1959 – 2000 (with an original signed screen print)

    Compiled by Julianna Kolenberg, with an essay by Peter Skrzynecki. Melbourne : Australian Galleries, 2000. Quarto, casebound, 48 pp. The deluxe edition, limited to only 45 copies, signed by the artist, with an original screenprint measuring 180 x 180mm titled Sunrise, produced specially for the book. A fine and scarce deluxe edition.

  • # 17085

    PAUL, Dorothy Ellsmore (editor)

    The etched work of Sydney Long, A.R.E. A complete catalogue of his etchings.

    Sydney : The Attic Press, 1928. Quarto, quarter-cloth over illustrated paper boards (lightly rubbed), short split to front hinge, pp. [vi]; 10, [80], numerous tipped-in black and white plates, occasional sparse foxing, illustrated catalogue of 88 works. The frontispiece is an original etching ‘Young kookaburra and grasshopper’ signed by the artist. Also tipped-in is a …

  • # 16838

    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 …

  • # 16928

    THAKE, Eric

    The Christmas Linocuts of Eric Thake 1941-1975 (deluxe edtion)

    Melbourne : The Croft Press, 1978. Quarto, gilt-decorated leather (a little scuffed), unpaginated, tipped-in plates, foreword by Ron Radford. Limited to 250 copies signed by Eric Thake. This one of 50 copies of the deluxe edition, specially bound in leather, with an original linocut by Thake included.

  • # 17596


    Point to Point. The art of Tim Storrier (deluxe edition with original lithograph)

    Sydney: Craftsman House, 1987. Folio, linen bound boards in matching slipcase with pictorial inlay, pictorial endpapers, 174pp. illustrated throughout. One of the deluxe edition of 150 copies signed and numbered by the artist, accompanied by an original signed lithograph by Storrier, a delicate and detailed study of a saddle, typical of the artist’s background and …

  • # 17597

    PEARCE, Barry

    Kevin Connor (deluxe edition with original screenprint)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1989. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in matching slipcase with pictorial inlay, pp. 150 illustrated throughout. The deluxe edition, limited to 75 copies signed by the artist, accompanied as issued with an original signed lithograph ‘Evening light, King St., Newtown’ measuring 380 x 660 mm (image), matted. This deluxe edition is now rarely …