Books Containing Artworks

  • # 27114

    [GILL, S. T.; CHEVALIER, Nicholas et al.]

    Victoria Illustrated. Second series, with descriptive letterpress

    Melbourne : Sands, Kenny & Co., and Sydney : Sands & Kenny, 1862. Oblong quarto, gilt-lettered cloth with elaborate gilt ornamentation and rules (neatly rebacked), all edges gilt, letterpress title page (tissue repairs to worn edges); engraved title page; 44 steel-engraved plates (including the title page), with accompanying descriptive letterpress text and interleaved guard sheets, …

  • # 27041

    INGLETON, Geoffrey Chapman.

    True Patriots All, or, News from Early Australia, as told in a collection of broadsides (deluxe edition with three signed etchings)

    Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1952. Quarto, gilt-titled half-calf over buckram (lightly sunned and a couple of small scuffs), 280pp. reproducing illustrated broadsides with Australian content. The deluxe edition, limited to 150 signed copies, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, and containing three original etchings signed by Ingleton. An exploration on ephemeral early printings concerning Australia, …

  • # 27035

    ASTBURY, Leigh

    Earth to sky. The art of Victor Majzner (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2002. Quarto, cloth, illustrated dustjacket, slipcase. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies, with an original signed etching ‘Self-portrait’ loosely enclosed. Part I. The Substance of the Matter 1966-1982: 1. Painting as process and paint as substance 1966-1976; 2. Explorations of a personal kind 1977-1982 Part II. Cultural Landscapes 1983-1992: 3. Cultural …

  • # 27034

    McGREGOR, Ken

    Robert Jacks. Past unfolded (deluxe edition with original watercolour)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 2001. Quarto, silver-lettered purple silk in matching slipcase with colour pictorial inlay, 168 pp, profusely illustrated. One of 100 deluxe copies specially bound and containing an original signed watercolour painting of Jacks’ distinctive cello emblem. While the edition was intended to be 100 copies, only a portion of the edition was …

  • # 20397

    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 (expertly relined), new endpapers, A. H. Spencer bookseller label to front pastedown, pp 139 with initials printed in red, frontispiece portrait after an etching by Lindsay, five original large etchings with lettered …

  • # 26986


    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 …

  • # 26992

    MARTIN-SCHERRER, Frédérique; HEREL, Petr (1943 - ) (artist); JACKSON, Philip

    Thierry Bouchard & Petr Herel : the shared book

    Translated from French by Margot Jones. [Melbourne and Canberra] : Disquiet Press, 2018. Edition of 100 copies, each with an original signed and numbered frottage (73 x 52 mm) by Petr Herel tipped-in on the half title. Octavo, printed blue wrappers, pp 1-38 (history of the Labyrinth Press by Martin-Scherrer), [39-56] (colour illustrations), 57-59 (notes), …

  • # 26773

    [OLSEN]. McGREGOR, Ken.

    William Creek & Beyond.

    Australian artists explore the outback. Jason Benjamin, Hazel Dooney, Robert Jacks, David Larwill, Jeff Makin, John Olsen, Rodney Pople, Mark Schaller, Andrew Sibley, Tim Storrier.  Artists profiles by Ashley Crawford. Photography by Hari Ho. Sydney: Craftsman House, 2002. Quarto, gilt-lettered purple cloth in slipcase, lettered in gilt with pictorial onlay, 303 pp, illustrated throughout. The de …

  • # 26664

    [ROBINSON]. FERN, Lynn

    William Robinson (signed copy in a deluxe binding)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1995. Foreword by Betty Churcher. Quarto, apricot linen boards in matching slipcase with pictorial inlay, 271pp., illustrated throughout, signed by the artist on the title page. An out of series copy in a binding from the de luxe edition, which was limited to 75 copies signed by the artist, with an …

  • # 26614

    [ROBINSON]. FERN, Lynn

    William Robinson (deluxe edition)

    Sydney: Craftsman House, 1995. Foreword by Betty Churcher. Quarto, apricot linen boards in matching slipcase with pictorial inlay, 271pp., some foxing to half-title, illustrated throughout. The de luxe edition, limited to 75 copies signed by the artist, with an original signed etching Self Portrait with Stunned Mullet. This book and etching is is copy number …

  • # 26608

    HOFF, Rayner et al.

    Sculpture of Rayner Hoff

    With text by the Rt. Hon. the Earl Beauchamp, K.G., K.C.M.G., Howard Ashton, E.C. Temple Smith and W. Bede Dalley. Sydney : Sunnybrook Press, 1934. Quarto, illustrated cloth, dustjacket (tear with loss to top section of lower panel), light offsetting to endpapers, pp. 113; [8]. Limited to 100 copies, signed by all contributors, the artist …

  • # 26128


    Verve : revue artistique et littéraire, 1937-1960. (Complete set of French first editions)

    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 …

  • # 25595

    KRUGER, Barbara; KING, Stephen

    My pretty pony. (Deluxe edition)

    New York : Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art, [1988]. Folio (515 mm tall), brushed aluminium over thick cloth bound boards, crushed morocco spine, a digital clock mounted on the upper board, pp. [64], 9 colour lithographs and 14 screenprints by Barbara Kruger, limited to 250 copies signed by Stephen King and …

  • # 24977

    MACBETH, George (1932-1992); LORRI (WHITING, née FRASER, Lorraine; 1927 - 2019)

    Lorri. 4 original illustrations to 4 quotations from “Curtmantle” by Christopher Fry

    Rome : Galleria Arco d’Alibert, January 196r. Folio (505 x 495 mm), black cloth with title labels, slipcase, pp [18], four original colour ‘lino paintings’ by Lorri, illustrating poems by English writer Christopher Fry. Limited to 24 copies signed and numbered by the artist and author. This is copy number 5. Text in English and French. …

  • # 24661

    MACBETH, George (1932-1992); LORRI (WHITING, née FRASER, Lorraine; 1927 - 2019)

    Lorri. Original illustrations to 4 poems by George Macbeth.

    Rome : Galleria Arco d’Alibert, 1964. Folio (495 x 495 mm), maroon cloth with title labels (dusty and lightly marked), the text block detached, pp [16], four original colour ‘lino paintings’ by Lorri, each one signed in the margin of the image in pencil and additionally signed and dated outside the image, illustrating poems by Scottish …

  • # 26048

    PAM, Max (1949 - )

    Max Pam : The sea of love

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2019. Folio, blind embossed red calf, illustrated dustjacket and glassine wrapper, unpaginated, photobook of the artist’s images, printed on high quality matt photographic paper. Edition limited to 1000 copies, with an original signed photograph ‘Chim, Bangkok 1973’ measuring 190 x 125 mm loosely housed within a pocket inside rear pastedown. Max …