Books Containing Artworks

  • # 24838

    MOFFATT, Tracey et alia

    Visionaire 30 : the game. Australia edition.

    [New York] : Visionaire Publishing, 1999. Limited to 6000 numbered copies. Issue 30 of the avant garde photography magazine, presented in the form of a game, featuring photographs by Australian artists and sitting in a box designed by Louis Vuitton. “30 GAME is not only a collection of art but also a game. Taking as …

  • # 24307

    Bigot, Georges Ferdinand (1860-1927)

    Ma-Ta : dessins de G Bigot.

    [Yokohama, 1884]. Quarto (290 x 215 mm), original plain limp covers with Japanese hand-stitched binding, additional title leaf with hand coloured etching and variant title Album : Ma-Ta. Croquis par G. Bigot, with a further 21 etched plates (including the main title) on papier japon, depicting Japanese people, aspects of traditional Japanese culture, and scenes from …

  • # 21757

    Prévert, Jacques & G. Ribemont-Dessaignes

    Joan Miró. (With an original signed watercolour)

    Paris : Maeght Editeur, 1956. First edition. Quarto, original cards with lithographed dust jacket and glassine wrapper, pp. 219, 8 colour lithographs (3 folding), extensively illustrated in colour and black and white; a fine copy. Signed and inscribed by Miró on the half-title ‘à Sandberg avec toute mon amitié’, with an original watercolour and ink drawing (215 …

  • # 24639

    [SHIRLOW, John]. CROLL, R. H.

    The Etched Work of John Shirlow (deluxe edition)

    Selected reproductions in half-tone of John Shirlow’s handicraft. Biography by R. H. Croll. Melbourne: Alexander McCubbin, n.d. [1920]. Quarto, quarter-calf over cloth (spine rubbed), bookplate to front pastedown, contemporary gift inscription to preliminary blank, 20 tipped-in plates reproducing Shirlow’s works, tissue guard facing frontispiece neatly detached. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies, with an …

  • # 24429

    THOMAS, Daniel.

    Criss Canning : the pursuit of beauty. (Deluxe edition with original signed etching)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2007. Quarto, gilt-lettered teal cloth in matching slipcase, pp. 192, fully illustrated. First edition, the deluxe edition, limited to 75 numbered copies, with an original signed etching ‘Banksia’, printed at Port Jackson press, loosely accompanying the book. Written and published to coincide with the artist’s retrospective exhibition at the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery. …

  • # 24573

    Barnett, P. Neville

    Pictorial book-plates : their origin and their use in Australia (Deluxe edition)

    Sydney: The Beacon Press, 1931. Quarto, gilt-lettered decorative cloth, 144pp., with numerous original and reproduced bookplates by notable Australian artists including Sydney Long (signed etching), Sydney Ure Smith, Adrian Feint, John Godson, Gayfield Shaw, Tom Roberts, Lionel Lindsay, Norman Lindsay, Perrotet, etc. The deluxe edition, printed on larger paper than the standard edition, with additional …

  • # 24582

    LETI, Bruno and WALLACE-CRABBE, Chris

    Phantoms in the park

    Melbourne : the artist, 1995. Oblong quarto, papered boards with original etching, unpaginated, a series of 30 laser prints by Bruno Leti after his monotypes, with a previously unpublished poem by Chris Wallace-Crabbe. Limited to 12 copies signed by artist. Housed in a clamshell box. Held in two Australian collections (Baillieu Library; SLNSW).

  • # 24577

    SCHLITZ, Michael

    Artists’ books. The catalogue

    16 October – 9 November 1991. Brisbane : Grahame Galleries and Editions, 1991. Small quarto, card wrappers (being an original screenprint by Michael Schlitz, signed and numbered), 42 pp, illustrated with ten original graphics. Catalogue limited to 300 copies, this one of 100 deluxe editions containing ten original works by Carolyn Dodds, John Honeywill, Peter …

  • # 24417

    [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.

  • # 10934

    SHIRLOW, John (1869 - 1936)

    The “Sydney Set”

    Melbourne : Edward A. Vidler, 1918. Folio, gilt-lettered papered boards (a little marked), 8 folded sheets with six original etchings, each signed in pencil, tipped in, with three of the six captioned tissue guards, light foxing and offsetting, title page a little marked. The list of plates are: Sydney Cove, From Musgrave Street Wharf, 1917 …

  • # 24249

    [LETI]. GRISHIN, Sasha

    Bruno Leti (deluxe edition)

    Six Memos on the art of Bruno Leti. Sydney: The Beagle Press, 2002. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in matching slipcase, 184pp. illustrated with images of Leti’s contemporary graphics and artists’ books. This the de luxe edition of 50 copies, signed by the artist, with an original graphic Lines and Planes (I) signed by the artist loosely …

  • # 23379

    ZOFREA, Salvatore; SNELL, Ted

    Salvatore Zofrea. Images from the Psalms (deluxe edition with original etching)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1992. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in slipcase with pictorial inlay, pp. 170, illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 30 copies only, signed and numbered by the artist, accompanied by a large original signed etching ‘Psalm V’ measuring 440 x 610 mm, matted. This deluxe edition is now rarely found with the accompanying …

  • # 22968

    McCRAE, Hugh (1876-1958); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Idyllia. (The author’s own copy)

    [Sydney] : N.L. Press, [1922]. Large quarto (418 x 355 mm), bound in white calf over white papered boards with Norman Lindsay decoration in gold and red (a few light marks), 35 pp, with Lindsay decorations in black highlighted with gilt, further illustrated with five large original Norman Lindsay etchings with titled tissue guards tipped-in, …

  • # 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 …

  • # 23144

    FRIEND, Donald.

    [FRIEND, Donald]. Tides of sensuality (deluxe edition, presentation copy)

    Working drawings and studies for a major work to be titled Bumbooziana by Donald Friend. Foreword by Elizabeth Summons. Melbourne: Gryphon Books, 1978. Quarto, gilt-decorated red cloth in black dustjacket, illustrated throughout with Friend’s sketches in preparation for Bumbooziana. Limited to 350 copies signed by the artist, this is one of the 100 copies of …

  • # 22793

    MACKENZIE, Kenneth (1913-1955); LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Our earth

    With an original etching and 13 illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1937. Quarto, quarter cloth over gilt-lettered textured boards (small sticker mark upper right corner), 60 pp, tipped-in illustrations and vignettes by Lindsay, a couple of spots of foxing, else very good. The frontispiece is an original etching by Norman Lindsay, …