Books Containing Artworks

  • # 21079

    ADAMS, Tate

    Diary of a vintage. The work cycle of the year 1979 at Wynns Coonawarra estate in South Australia.

    Depicted in twenty-six wood engravings and text by Tate Adams. With an Introduction by David Wynn. Melbourne : Lyre Bird Press, 1981. Small quarto, gilt-lettered burgandy cloth in matching slipcase (slightly marked), pp. xvi; 42; (2), illustrated with original wood-engravings by Tate Adams.Limited to 375 copies signed by the artist. Original invitation to the launch …

  • # 9873

    [OLSEN, John]. McGREGOR, Ken

    Teeming with Life. John Olsen: His complete graphics 1957 – 2005 (Publisher’s edition with drawing)

    By Ken McGregor in consultation with John Olsen and Jeffrey Makin. Melbourne : Macmillan, 2005. Quarto, silver decorated cloth in matching slipcase, 264 pp, illustrated throughout. First edition, first printing of the definitive catalogue raisonné of Olsen’s graphics. This is the Publisher's Edition, limited to 20 copies (numbered in two series of 10 copies: this …

  • # 21102

    [OLSEN, John]. McGREGOR, Ken

    Teeming with Life. John Olsen: His complete graphics 1957 – 2005 (deluxe edition, with etching)

    By Ken McGregor in consultation with John Olsen and Jeffrey Makin. Melbourne : Macmillan, 2005. Quarto, silver decorated cloth in matching slipcase, 264 pp, illustrated throughout. First edition, first printing of the definitive catalogue raisonné of Olsen’s graphics. This is the deluxe edition, limited to 70 copies, specially bound and with an original signed etching …

  • # 21004

    RANKIN, Jennifer and OLSEN, John

    [OLSEN, John]. Earth Hold

    London : Martin Secker & Warburg Limited, 1978. Quarto, gilt-illustrated leather in cloth slipcase, 56 pp., illustrated with full page plates by Olsen. The deluxe edition, limited to 176 copies (of which 150 were for sale), with an original signed Olsen etching ‘Banksia’ tipped-in. The author, Jennifer Rankin, passed away at the age of 38 …

  • # 20924

    MOSER, Barry (1940 - )

    Gold rush. Twenty-five wood engravings by Barry Moser on a theme of the discovery and mining of gold in America, Africa and Australia.

    With a note on those prints by the artist. Los Angeles : Arundel Press, 1985. Folio, gilt lettered black cloth clamshell box, 7 leaves text; 25 original wood engravings each hand-signed by the artist. Printed for the Arundel Press by Harold McGrath at the Hampshire Typothetae in West Hatfield, Massachusetts on Rives BFK. Limited to …

  • # 21162

    BRACK, John

    John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs.

    Text by Margaret Plant. Introduction by Gordon Thomson. Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982. Large folio (465 x 340mm), in a modern binding of full black kangaroo decorated with Brack motif, housed in a black buckram clamshell box with gilt decoration and lettering on front panel. Illustrated with fifteen original large lithographs by Brack, each drawn on a …

  • # 20649

    [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.

  • # 20581

    HAZELWOOD, Art

    Postcards From Asia

    [San Francisco : the artist, circa 2000]. Quarto, concertina style bound artist’s book, papered boards, containing 14 original woodcuts, each signed and numbered by the artist in an edition of 25. Created in a small edition with prints made for Hazelwood’s  Walking up and down in Asia series (2000), with different prints included in each …

  • # 19756

    PUGH, Clifton; BLASHKI, Pam

    Chai the kangaroo (signed with original pen drawing)

    Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, pp. 48, illustrated by Clifton Pugh. Signed and inscribed by the author and the artist on the half-title with an original pen drawing of an emu by Pugh.

  • # 20242

    MILLWARD GREY, F. et al

    The paint pot.

    A magazine of the students of the School of Fine Arts North Adelaide, South Australia MDMXXIX. Volume Two, Number One. Adelaide : School of Fine Arts, 1929. Quarto, plain wrappers (chipped, insect damage to spine), with linocut illustration pasted on, pp. 55, printed in red and black ink, frontispiece woodblock of Aboriginal dancers by F. Millward …

  • # 20283

    CHAGALL, Marc

    Chagall. Derriere Le Miroir. (deluxe edition)

    Maeght : Paris, 1977. Folio, 36 x 29 cm, pp. [28], illustrated with an original double page colour lithograph, folded in sections, in lettered slipcase (lightly marked). Limited edition, copy 12 of 150 on velin de Rives.  Text by Aime Maeght, text in French. A fine copy. The deluxe edition, limited to 150 copies, with …

  • # 20571

    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), …

  • # 20287

    (TISSOT, James.) GONCOURT, Edmond and Jules de

    Renee Mauperin.

    Paris : Charpentier et cie., 1884. Large octavo, half-crushed morocco over marbled boards, spine in compartments with raised bands, lettered in gilt, housed in a chemise suede wrapper and calf edged slipcase, top edge gilt, pp. 380, illustrated with ten original etched plates by Tissot signed with the artist’s red monogram stamp. Limited to 550 …

  • # 20607

    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), …

  • # 13883

    BAUDELAIRE, Charles;

    Spleen de Paris.

    Edition illustree etornee par le peintre d'Essertine [Illustrated and decorated edition by a painter of Essertine]. Theoule sur Mer [France] : Phillipe Gonin, 1942. Quarto, original hand-lettered wrappers, collated in sections (as issued), pp 81, bookplate to colophon leaf. Housed in faux leather portfolio with hand-lettered spine (hinges split), original faux leather slipcase. Consists of 13 …

  • # 14696

    LONEY, ALan and GIMBLETT, Max

    Fishwork (deluxe edition)

    Foreword by John Yau. Auckland : The Holloway Press, 2009. Quarto, gilt-lettered quarter buckram over metallic papered boards, unpaginated, illustrated with drawings by Gimblett. The deluxe edition with an original signed drawing by Gimblett. Limited to 30 copies (there was also a standard edition of 50 copies) “On a visit to New York in 2005, …