Books Containing Artworks

  • # 19408

    BUKOWSKI, Charles (1920 - 1994)

    Notes of a dirty old man (with original Bukowski drawing)

    San Francisco : City Lights Bookshop, 1973 (first published in 1969). Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 255. With an original pen and ink drawing by Bukowski (signed BUK) opposite the title page, of the author lying in bed, drinking and smoking, surrounded by beer cans and what appears to be a bottle of Scotch.

  • # 19069

    MOTHERWELL, Robert

    Robert Motherwell. Selected Prints: 1961-1974

    Foreword by Arthur A. Cohen. New York : Brooke Alexander, 1974. Oblong quarto, plain wrappers in dustjacket being a machine printed lithograph by Motherwell with collage, pp. 14, black and white illustrations.

  • # 14310

    OPPEN, Monica

    Wah-hah and the lemon-yellow crest

    Sydney : Ant Press, 1988. Elephant folio, original cloth boards with colour etching inlaid to front panel, slipcase, colophon, pp. [30], bound French-fold, each page being a very large full page etching with hand colouring. Edition limited to 10 copies each containing 29 etchings. ‘This book was written with a love for the natural environment …

  • # 16514

    [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 …

  • # 18761

    Bill Henson (deluxe edition with original photograph)

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2017. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, housed in a cloth slipcase with blind lettering ‘Bill Henson’ with additional folder containing an archival inkjet print by Bill Henson,  Untitled 2008/09, signed and numbered. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed by the artist with a signed print. As new, mint …

  • # 18668


    James Gleeson. Beyond the screen of light (deluxe edition with original etching)

    With contributions by Geoffrey Smith, Ken Wach, Renee Free and Bruce James. Sydney: The Beagle Press in association with the National Gallery of Victoria, 2004. Quarto, gilt-lettered blue cloth in matching slipcase, 216pp. illustrated throughout. The de luxe edition of 50 copies, specially bound and issued with an original signed Gleeson etching.

  • # 18701

    CONNOR, Kevin; HASTINGS, Elizabeth

    Kevin Connor paintings and drawings 1983 – 2016 (deluxe edition)

    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’ …

  • # 17997

    GROSS, Chaim (1904 - 1991)

    Chaim Gross : a retrospective (signed with original drawing)

    Tapestries, sculpture, watercolours, drawings and lithographs. New York : Lowe Art Museum, 1977. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 46, illustrated. Signed and inscribed on the title page ‘To Bob Raphael – best wishes Chaim Gross’ with a small pencil self portrait.

  • # 18400


    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 …

  • # 17871

    JOHNSON, Robert

    The paintings of Robert Johnson (deluxe edition with drawing)

    Sydney : The Legend Press, Folio, gilt-decorated full grey morocco (a little marked), pp. [xviii]; 18 colour plates, occasional light foxing. Biographical note by John Brackenreg. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed by the artist with an original signed drawing tipped-in.

  • # 18094

    FRAZER, David.


    Castlemaine : Unstable Press, 2013. Quarto, cloth bound boards with illustration to front panel, unpaginated, 12 original wood engravings, letterpress. Limited to 15 copies plus three proofs, bound by George Matoulas. An emotional short story about love and its loss. Held in the collections of the State Library of Victoria, Monash University, University of Melbourne, …

  • # 18346

    PARR, Mike

    Mike Parr. The tilted stage. Curated by Anthony Bond (deluxe edition)

    Hobart : Detached Cultural Organisation and Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, c 2008. Quarto, laminated boards, unpaginated, illustrated. A catalogue of an exhibition of performance art and installation by the important Australian conceptual artist. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed and numbered by the artist (within the larger edition of 750 copies), with …

  • # 18303

    [SHEAD]. GRISHIN, Sasha.

    The apotheosis of Ern Malley.

    Melbourne: Australian Galleries, 2008 (second edition). Quarto, pp. 144, gilt boards in illustrated dustjacket. With an original large signed drawing by Garry Shead of Ern Malley on the half title.

  • # 18257

    GELLATLY, Kelly

    Soft steel : eX de Medici : recent work (with an original photograph by the artist)

    Bulleen, Vic. : Heide Museum of Modern Art, 2003. Small square quarto, pictorial wrappers, 28 pp, colour illustrations, foreword by Heide director Warwick Reeder, essay by Kelly Gellatly, a fine copy. ‘Heide Museum of Modern Art is delighted to present Soft Steel, an exhibition of recent work by Canberra-based artist eX de Medici, which focuses on …

  • # 18211

    McCAUGHREN, Robert

    Running water : a play, & A hitch in time, a comedy sketch (deluxe edition)

    Sydney : The Viking Press, 1940. Octavo, papered boards (a little marked), pp. 31, the Special Edition, one of 75 copies containing an original signed linocut by Elsie Stewart. Signed by the author on the title page and further inscribed on the front free endpaper. Accompanied by a copy of the standard edition, limited to …

  • # 18092


    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.