WHITELEY, Brett; WHITELEY, Wendy; KLEPAC, Lou
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 …
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.
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, …
HENSON, Bill (b. 1955)
Paris : Editions Bessard, 2016. Quarto, full silk with lenticular (holographic) cover, pp. , 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 30 copies, with an additional C-type …
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 …
Edited with an introduction by Lou Klepac. Perth : The Western Australian Art Gallery, 1978. Quarto, cloth bound boards in white dustjacket (lightly marked, but very good), 128 pp, illustrated, faint foxing to endpapers, related letter regarding original purchase loosely enclosed. Published for the 1978 Perth Survey of Drawing. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 …
[SHEAD]. GRISHIN, Sasha.
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.
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 …
[OLSEN]. POWELL, Anthony.
Writings on writers 1946 – 1989. London : Heinemann, 1990. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 501, a fine copy. From the library of noted Australian artist John Olsen, signed and inscribed by him ‘John Olsen, Chapel House Farm, Rydal’ with an ink drawing of the chapel and a vignette of a figure (perhaps the …
FRIEND, Donald (1915 - 1989)
A study of cultural eccentricities operating within the confines of Antipodean normalcy. Copiously illustrated with the masterpieces of avant gard, centre gard and derrier gard artists, along with a text that is not only astonishingly profound, but also surprisingly readable, from the hand of the celebrated author Donald Friend. Sydney : Richard Griffin, 1985. Folio, …
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.
PAUL, Dorothy Ellsmore (editor)
Sydney : The Attic Press, 1928. Quarto, quarter-cloth over illustrated paper boards (lightly rubbed), short split to front hinge, pp. [vi]; 10, , numerous tipped-in black and white plates, occasional sparse foxing, illustrated catalogue of 88 works. The frontispiece is an original etching ‘Young kookaburra and grasshopper’ signed by the artist. Also tipped-in is a …
LINDSAY, Jack (1900-1990); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969), illustrator
With three original woodcuts by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Hand–press of J. Kirtley, 1923. Folio, quarter lambskin over papered boards, original dust jacket with paper label to spine (a few short tears), light offsetting to endpapers and a couple of spots of light foxing, else very good, with three signed Norman Lindsay woodcuts tipped-in. Limited …
Melbourne : The Croft Press, 1978. Quarto, gilt-decorated leather (a little scuffed), unpaginated, tipped-in plates, foreword by Ron Radford. Limited to 250 copies signed by Eric Thake. This one of 50 copies of the deluxe edition, specially bound in leather, with an original linocut by Thake included.
[STORRIER]. VAN NUNEN, Linda.
Sydney: Craftsman House, 1987. Folio, linen bound boards in matching slipcase with pictorial inlay, pictorial endpapers, 174pp. illustrated throughout. One of the deluxe edition of 150 copies signed and numbered by the artist, accompanied by an original signed lithograph by Storrier, a delicate and detailed study of a saddle, typical of the artist’s background and …
Sydney : Craftsman House, 1989. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in matching slipcase with pictorial inlay, pp. 150 illustrated throughout. The deluxe edition, limited to 75 copies signed by the artist, accompanied as issued with an original signed lithograph ‘Evening light, King St., Newtown’ measuring 380 x 660 mm (image), matted. This deluxe edition is now rarely …