Sydney, NSW : HarperCollins Publishers, 2014. Octavo, boards (silverfished) in illustrated dustjacket (small water stain), pp. 516, 48 plates. Signed and inscribed by Olsen with a small ink sketch of a frog on a lily pad. This landmark biography by Darleen Bungey, the author of the celebrated biography of Arthur Boyd, graphically depicts the forces …
Introduction by David Moore. Sydney: Craftsman House, 1987. Quarto, gilt-titled linen boards in lettered sculptural slipcase, 106pp. illustrated with the artist’s photographs. The de luxe edition, limited to 75 signed and numbered copies, with an original signed photograph by the artist loosely enclosed in paper folder. An artist also renowned for his industrial design – …
CONNOR, Kevin; HASTINGS, Elizabeth
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’ …
Sydney : The Beagle Press, 2018. Quarto, gilt-blocked red cloth in matching slipcase, pp. 264, fully illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 50 copies, specially bound, signed by the artist, with an original four colour signed etching ‘Night Horse’ loosely enclosed. A mint copy. Tim Storrier (b. 1949) is a consummate and acclaimed artist who …
MARTIN-SCHERRER, Frédérique; HEREL, Petr (1943 - ) (artist); JACKSON, Philip
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), …
Melbourne : Macmillan, 2007. Quarto, purple lettered black cloth in matching slipcase, pp 255, extensively illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 75 copies with an original signed and numbered etching, Companions, loosely enclosed.
TZARA, Tristan (1896-1963); DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)
[Paris] : Jacques Damase, . Narrow folio portfolio, 460 x 210 mm, original card covers with striking design in black, red and cream (lightly rubbed), containing the text of the play Le coeur à gaz by Dadaist writer Tristan Tzara (first performed in 1921) accompanied by 12 lithographs by Sonia Delaunay, of which 7 reproduce …
HARING, Keith (1958-1990)
In 1984, international pop artist celebrity Keith Haring was invited to Australia where he created a series of monumental and ephemeral murals in public spaces, including the famous water wall of the National Gallery of Victoria. Haring befriended Geoffrey Burke, assistant curator at the National Gallery, who documented Haring’s creation in a series of candid …
Paris : Editions Bessard, 2019. Folio, pictorial laminated boards, pp. , several double fold-out pages, printed on high quality matt photographic paper. Principio erat is published in a standard and deluxe edition – described as the ‘Artist’s edition’ by the publisher. The standard edition is published in two variations, each limited to 500 numbered copies. …
Townsville and Melbourne : Lyre Bird Press & Zimmer Editions, 2009. Folio, quarter-calf over linen, gilt-lettered on spine, unpaginated, original signed Olsen etching bound in as frontispiece, titled ‘The Kiss’ and editioned out of 30 copies, an original Olsen pen sketch of a lyre bird facing title page with the edition number written by the …
CROOKE, Ray (1922 - 2015)
With decorations by Ray Crooke. Ferntree Gully, Vic. : The Rams Skull Press, 1955. Quarto, hessian bound boards with traditional Polynesian tapa design, 24 pp, illustrated with seven original silk screens by Ray Crooke. Limited to 250 copies signed by the artist; the cover was also silk-screened by Crooke on Thursday Island; a fine copy …
[COBURN]. KLEPAC, Lou.
Sydney : The Beagle Press, 2003. Quarto, lettered yellow cloth in slipcase, 216pp. illustrated. The deluxe edition, specially bound in an edition of 100 copies, containing an original signed etching ‘Blue Night & Full Moon” limited to 50 copies (another etching completing the edition). Etching measures 225 x 238 mm (plate line); 275 x 290 …
Sydney : The Beagle Press, 2005. Quarto, gilt-lettered red cloth in slipcase, 256 pp, extensively illustrated. The de-luxe edition, limited to 35 copies only, signed limitation statement by Jeffrey Smart, with an original signed lithograph. The lithograph, titled ‘Come in, Spinner’, is limited to 35 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. The lithograph measures …
[DICKERSON]. POWELL, Louisa
Sydney : Queen Street Fine Art, 2002. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 132, illustrated. A detailed survey of the graphic output of the noted Australian artist, with all works illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies, with an original signed etching ‘The Master Printer’ loosely enclosed.
OLSEN, John; McGREGOR, Ken
Melbourne : Badger Editions, 2015. Folio, hand bound by David Poole in blind-lettered cloth, pp. 32, extensively illustrated, with a photograph of John Olsen signed by the artist tipped-in and an original sugarlift etching ‘The Chase’, limited to 20 signed copies, bound in. A photographic documentation of artist John Olsen at home and in his …
Clarendon [S.A.] : Granross Press, 1984. Quarto, quarter-calf over gilt-lettered cloth boards, slipcase, pp. 63, illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 75 copies signed by the artist, with two original signed etchings loosely enclosed.