Books Containing Artworks

  • # 24429

    THOMAS, Daniel.

    Criss Canning : the pursuit of beauty. (Deluxe edition with original signed etching)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2007. Quarto, gilt-lettered teal cloth in matching slipcase, pp. 192, fully illustrated. First edition, the deluxe edition, limited to 75 numbered copies, with an original signed etching ‘Banksia’, printed at Port Jackson press, loosely accompanying the book. Written and published to coincide with the artist’s retrospective exhibition at the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery. …

  • # 24417

    [COBURN, John].

    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.

  • # 24356

    HENSON, Bill (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 …

  • # 10934

    SHIRLOW, John (1869 - 1936)

    The “Sydney Set”

    Melbourne : Edward A. Vidler, 1918. Folio, gilt-lettered papered boards (a little marked), 8 folded sheets with six original etchings, each signed in pencil, tipped in, with three of the six captioned tissue guards, light foxing and offsetting, title page a little marked. The list of plates are: Sydney Cove, From Musgrave Street Wharf, 1917 …

  • # 24249

    [LETI]. GRISHIN, Sasha

    Bruno Leti (deluxe edition)

    Six Memos on the art of Bruno Leti. Sydney: The Beagle Press, 2002. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in matching slipcase, 184pp. illustrated with images of Leti’s contemporary graphics and artists’ books. This the de luxe edition of 50 copies, signed by the artist, with an original graphic Lines and Planes (I) signed by the artist loosely …

  • # 23573

    [ARKLEY]. CRAWFORD, Ashley and EDGAR, Ray.

    Spray. The work of Howard Arkley (signed copy)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1997. First edition. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 152, illustrated. Signed in black marker by Arkley on the title page ‘Howard Arkley 97’. A superb signed copy of this rare title.

  • # 23379

    ZOFREA, Salvatore; SNELL, Ted

    Salvatore Zofrea. Images from the Psalms (deluxe edition with original etching)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1992. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in slipcase with pictorial inlay, pp. 170, illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 30 copies only, signed and numbered by the artist, accompanied by a large original signed etching ‘Psalm V’ measuring 440 x 610 mm, matted. This deluxe edition is now rarely found with the accompanying …

  • # 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, …

  • # 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 …

  • # 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 …

  • # 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, …

  • # 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 …

  • # 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; …