Books Containing Artworks

  • # 30541

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Bill Henson

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2016. Quarto, full silk with lenticular (holographic) cover, small bump to corner, 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. Limited to 750 copies. A trade edition of 30 copies with additional signed photograph was …

  • # 30224

    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 …

  • # 29969

    OLSEN, John (1928 - )

    Edge of the void

    Sydney : Port Jackson Press, 1975. Brown card folio measuring 825 x 625 mm, lettered title, signed by John Olsen with elaborate hand painted decoration across the upper wrapper, containing six original etchings, each signed and numbered, fine condition. Printed in an edition of fifty sets plus ten artists proofs by Max Miller at the …

  • # 30037

    JOHNSON, Robert

    The paintings of Robert Johnson

    Sydney : The Legend Press, Folio, quarter-cloth over decorated papered boards, dustjacket (a couple of short tears but uncommonly fine), pp. [xviii]; 18 colour plates, occasional light foxing. Biographical note by John Brackenreg. Scarce in this condition.

  • # 27943


    Short Stories (deluxe binding)

    Original etchings by Russell Drysdale. Sydney : The Beagle Press, 1981. Tall folio (47cm high) bound in gilt-titled brown polished calf in umber slipcase (small area of damage to foot of spine), illustrated endpapers, 47pp. of Lawson prose illustrated with five original etchings by Drysdale. Limited to 100 copies, signed by Russell Drysdale. The edition …

  • # 30522

    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), …

  • # 30168

    BIGOT, Georges Ferdinand (1860-1927)

    Croquis Japonais par G. Bigot. 1886. Tokio. [Bound with] Le Jour de l’an au Japon.

    [Tokyo : The artist, 1886]. Two volumes in one, large folio (480 x 330 mm) (as issued), slightly later half burgundy crushed morocco over marbled papered boards ruled in gilt, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, pastedown with bookplate of Grolier Club Library with its ‘WITHDRAWN’ stamp, marbled endpapers, original Japanese textured grey paper …

  • # 30313

    BOWEN, Dean (1957 - )

    Personnages et animaux : 24 etchings

    Melbourne : the artist, 1996. Folding illustrated clamshell box, 265 mm tall, title sheet with etching, two sheets letterpress, 24 coloured etchings, signed colophon sheet. Printed in an edition of 10 boxed sets in Roman numerals, the etchings were also issued individually in an edition of 25 copies numbered in Arabic numerals. The prints were …

  • # 29644

    WARHOL, Andy et al.

    Lights! Camera! Auction! (signed by Andy Warhol with a small ink sketch)

    Brooklyn [N.Y.] : Brooklyn Academy of Music (and others), 1976. Narrow folio, self-wrappers illustrated by J. Cammarato, pp. [24], illustrated, a fine copy. Auctin catalogue for a gala dinner raising funds for the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Brooklyn Public Library and other organisations. The celebrity guest list includes Andy Warhol amongst others, …

  • # 29894

    [TERRY, Frederick C.]

    Landscape Scenery, illustrating Sydney, Paramatta, Richmond, Newcastle, Windsor, and Port Jackson, New South Wales.

    Sydney : John Sands and Melbourne : Sands & McDougall, circa 1862. Oblong octavo, gilt-lettered blue pebbled cloth (corners rubbed, rebacked), engraved title page, nineteen engraved views of Sydney and New South Wales, tissue guards, all edges gilt. Sands’ reissue of the 1855 work of the same title, a selection of the original plates with …

  • # 30361

    BELL, Amber Creswell; DONE, Ken

    Ken Done : Art, Design, Life (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Thames & Hudson, 2021. Quarto, pictorial boards in yellow plexiglass slipcase, pp. 318, illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 300 signed copies with a signed Ken Done print in a pocket in rear endpaper. ‘Is it not time we placed Done into the context of Streeton and Roberts, Olsen and Nolan – all …

  • # 30121


    Peregian Codex

    Sydney: The Beagle Press, 2008. Oblong quarto, orange cloth in matching slipcase, 96 pp., fully illustrated with Gleeson’s vivid surreal imagery. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies with a limitation slip signed by the artist, and an original aquatint etching loosely enclosed. The first 50 copies of this edition contain the aquatint Surge 2007 …

  • # 29953

    HENSON, Bill

    Principio erat (standard edition A)

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2019. Folio, pictorial laminated boards, pp. [70], 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. …

  • # 29949

    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 …

  • # 28895

    McGrath, Raymond H. (1903 - 1977)

    Seven Songs of Meadow Lane

    A book of poetry and woodcuts. Sydney : printed in the handpress of J. T. Kirtley, 1924. Small folio, papered boards over vellum, woodcut title label, a couple of very minor spots but very good, minor signs of a removed bookplate to front pastedown, pp. [28], illustrated with 6 original woodcuts, each signed and numbered …

  • # 29880

    NAWA, Kohei (1975 - )

    Kohei Nawa : synthesis (with original drawing)

    Tokyo : AKAAKA Art Publishing, 2011. First and only edition. Quarto (300 × 285 mm), boards (corners slightly bumped), pp. 240, extensively illustrated. Enclosed in a compartment in the lower board is an original drawing by Kohei Nawa. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, from 11 June to 28 …