Books Containing Artworks

  • # 28978

    KLEPAC, Lou

    Tim Storrier (deluxe edition with signed etching)

    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 …

  • # 29169

    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 …

  • # 29110

    PRYOR, Anthony (1951 - 1991)

    Anthony Pryor. Sculpture and drawings 1974 -1991

    Melbourne :  Macmillan, 1999. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers (endpaper creased), pp. [vi]; 218, illustrated. Born in Melbourne in 1951, Anthony Pryor studied sculpture at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, later becoming a lecturer there. He has exhibited his work – in wood, granite and steel – in most states and overseas, and has won …

  • # 29101

    FRY, Gavin; KLEPAC, Lou

    Margaret Woodward

    Sydney : The Beagle Press, 2020. Revised edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, 310 x 250 mm., pp. 168, 102 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations and photographs. The softcover edition. Margaret Woodward is recognised as a distinctly original artist. Winner of the Wynne Prize, and many other awards. This book explains how her highly …

  • # 29030

    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. …

  • # 28995

    URE SMITH, Sydney and BERTIE, Charles

    Old colonial by-ways (deluxe edition, presentation copy)

    Sydney : Art in Australia, 1928. Quarto, quarter-cloth over papered boards (somewhat sunned and flecked), essay, 55 plates (some in colour, tipped-in), the deluxe edition, limited to 40 copies, with an original signed by Ure Smith. Presentation copy with signed inscription from Sydney Ure Smith to Maie Casey, dated 1940. Rare.

  • # 28785

    TAILLANDIER, Yvon (1926-2018)

    Livre d’artiste by Yvon Taillandier

    [France : probably between 1970 and 1980]. A unique object created by Yvon Taillandier by overpainting the pages of a nineteenth century copy of the published score to the opera Lara by Louis-Aimé Maillart (1817-71), the volume measuring 275 x 200 mm, with 295 pages. Taillandier has painted 7 full-page and 34 double-page paintings within …

  • # 28448

    [Warringah Printmakers Studio]; ANSON, Jennifer

    Natural Collection

    Sydney : Warringah Printmakers Studio, 2017. Elephant folio with printed wrappers, housed in buckram clamshell case with matching printed lining, in printed calico bag. A publication of twenty-nine prints of varying method, showing flora and fauna of Northern Sydney, accompanied by artists’ statements and scientific descriptions. Limited to an edition of 10 copies, with signatures of …

  • # 28114

    LINDSAY, Jack

    Fauns and ladies

    With three original woodcuts by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Hand–press of J. Kirtley, 1923. Folio, quarter lambskin over papered boards (scuffed and marked, corners bumped), a couple of spots of light foxing, else very good, with two (of three) signed Norman Lindsay woodcuts tipped-in. Limited to 210 copies, but note that not all were made …

  • # 28664

    McGREGOR, Ken; HOBBS, Ralph; STROCCHI, Marina; ROTHWELL, Nicholas

    The art of Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa (Mrs Bennett)

    /​ Ken McGregor, Ralph Hobbs ; with a contribution by Marina Strocchi ; introduced by Nicholas Rothwell. Melbourne, Vic. Macmillan Art Publishing, 2014. Quarto, black cloth boards in illustrated dustjacket, 215 pp, illustrated in colour, with reproductions of hundreds of paintings by this important Alice Springs-based indigenous artist, as well as photographs demonstrating her methods of production. …

  • # 28384

    JOHNS, Jasper et al.

    Technics and creativity : Gemini GEL

    With an essay by Riva Castleman [Associated Curator of Prints and Illustrated Books]. New York : Museum of Modern Art, 1971. First edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 108, 364 illustrations (20 in colour), illustrated catalogue of published graphics from Gemini Printers in the period 1966 – 1971 (since its foundation), in the original embossed white plastic …

  • # 28654

    KINGSTON, Peter; PEARCE, Barry; KLEPAC, Lou

    Peter Kingston (deluxe edition)

    Sydney: The Beagle Press, 2019. Quarto, blind embossed green cloth in matching slipcase, patterned endpapers, pp. 240, illustrated. The deluxe edition, specially bound in an edition of 25 copies, signed by the artist, containing an original signed etching The View from Admiralty House 2019, 27 x 28 cm, limited to 25 copies. A fine copy, as …

  • # 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 …

  • # 27448

    TZARA, Tristan (1896-1963); DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)

    Le coeur à gaz : costumes de Sonia Delaunay

    [Paris] : Jacques Damase, [1977]. 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 …

  • # 28164

    HARING, Keith (1958-1990)

    A collection of Keith Haring drawings and ephemera.

    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 …

  • # 27106

    COUNIHAN, Noel (1913 - 1986)

    War or Peace. Twelve linocuts by Noel Counihan (signed edition)

    London: Collet’s Holdings Ltd., 1950. Later lettered paper portfolio (385mm tall), cut lettering from the original folio pasted on (foxed), 4pp. letterpress (long split along fold), twelve linocuts on separate sheets, very good examples. Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist, this is number 88. In this example, each linocut has been signed by …