Books Containing Artworks

  • # 35466

    HOFF, Rayner et al.

    Sculpture of Rayner Hoff

    With text by the Rt. Hon. the Earl Beauchamp, K.G., K.C.M.G., Howard Ashton, E.C. Temple Smith and W. Bede Dalley. Sydney : Sunnybrook Press, 1934. Quarto, illustrated cloth, dustjacket (a few short edge tears), pp. 113; [8]. Limited to 100 copies, signed by all contributors, the artist and publisher, with an original signed linocut by …

  • # 35332

    McCORMICK, Alice; RHODES, Sarah

    The artist’s lunch : at home with Australia’s most celebrated artists (with a signed drawing by Mirka Mora)

    Text : Alice McCormick; photography : Sarah Rhodes. Foreword by Margaret Olley. Sydney : Murdoch Books, 2008. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (corners rubbed), pp. 231, illustrated. This copy with a full page inscription by Mirka Mora on the half-title, with a signed drawing of two angels. “Join photographer Sarah Rhodes and writer Alice McCormick as …

  • # 19516

    De' MEDICI, Lorenzo (1449-1492); OLDCORD, Anthony (translator); SCHMEISSER, Jorg (1942-2012) et al.

    Carnival Songs

    New York : Raphael Fodde Editions, 2001. Folio (500 x 360 mm), gilt-decorated cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine (small bump lower corner), pp 36, printed letterpress on Hannemuhle paper, text in Italian with English translation, two original etchings by American artist William T. Wiley, one by Italian artist Mimmo Paladino, one by Australian artist Jorg Schmeisser, …

  • # 22513

    KING, Inge; GRISHIN, Sasha

    The art of Inge King : sculptor (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2014. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, cloth slipcase, pp. 392, extensively illustrated. A vast and informative monograph on the significant and influential sculptor. The deluxe edition, limited to only 16 copies, with a colophon statement signed by the publisher Jenny Zimmer, with screenprint by Larry Rawling of one of Inge King’s ink drawings, …

  • # 35191

    LISTER, Anthony (1979 - )

    [Sketchbook] (deluxe limited edition with original drawing)

    [Melbourne : Black Art Projects, 2013]. Oblong octavo (145 x 213 mm) black cloth bound boards, pp. [192], reproducing drawings from Anthony Lister’s sketchbooks from 2002 – 2012. The deluxe edition, additionally signed by the artist and limited to 100 copies, containing an original small signed pencil drawing or a rose, signed and dated 2013, and …

  • # 34902

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Opera House Sydney from Lavender Bay. 12 etchings

    [Sydney : the artist, 1981]. Oblong quarto (230 x 345 mm), black buckram binding, manuscript title page, 12 etched views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour by Robert Jacks, each measuring approximately 75 x 150 mm (plate lines), one signed. A unique artist’s book of views of Sydney’s most famous landmark, created by …

  • # 35164

    BERGNER, Yosl (1920 - 2017)

    Yosl Bergner. Paintings to Franz Kafka

    Tel Aviv : Shva Publishers, 1990. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, card slipcase, pp. 136, text in English. A fine copy, as new. Born in Sydney in 1927, Bergner studied at the National Gallery Art School before settling in Israel in 1948.

  • # 34724


    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 …

  • # 34617

    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 (a few light marks, foxing to spine), 60 pp, tipped-in illustrations and vignettes by Lindsay, a few occasional spots of foxing, offsetting from newspaper article to one page, a very good copy. …

  • # 34721

    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 …

  • # 34616

    MOLLISON, James and BONHAM, Nicholas

    Albert Tucker (deluxe edition with original signed lithograph)

    Melbourne : Macmillan and Canberra : Australian National Gallery, 1982. Quarto, gilt-lettered leather, glassine wrapper, buckram slipcase. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 numbered copies signed by Albert Tucker, with an original signed colour lithograph loosely enclosed. A fine, clean copy of book and artwork.

  • # 34612

    JACKS, Robert et al


    A book of papiers collés by Sydney Ball, Andrew Christofides, Robert Jacks, George Johnson, Inge King, Allan Mitelman. Melbourne : Jenny Zimmer, 1999. Quarto, folding clamshell box with lettered papered boards, containing the folio, printed wrappers, unpaginated, printed by Larry Rawling in folding sections, introduction by Jenny Zimmer, six folding sections printed with the artist’s …

  • # 34718

    KENTRIDGE, William (1955 - )

    William Kentridge : Why should I hesitate?

    Edited by Sven Christian and Ann McIlleron. Cologne : Walther & Franz König, 2021. Two volumes, cloth in slipcase, pp. 744, illustrated. New copy. Limited to 1800 copies with a print included. A collectible, slipcased, two-volume overview on the South African artist William Kentridge, featuring a unique lapis lazuli print. Covering 40 years of South …

  • # 34191


    Verve : Vol. VIII, No. 29/30. Suite de 180 dessins de Picasso

    Paris : Éditions de la revue Verve, 1954. Distributed in Great Britain and the Dominions by A. Zwemmer Ltd. Quarto, papered boards with Picasso illustration designed for this publication (spine and upper board sunned, edges rubbed and split to head of spine), pp. [204], text by Tériade, Michel Leiris and Rebecca West, illustrated with heliogravure reproductions …

  • # 34199

    COVENY, Christopher

    Twenty scenes from the works of Dickens designed & etched by Christopher Coveny

    Sydney : Thomas H. Feilding, 1883. Quarto, quarter morocco over gilt-lettered cloth (stained and worn), endpapers replaced, etched title page, twenty detailed etchings with accompanying letterpress, the seventh plate presented in two versions, scattered foxing and light offsetting, the third plate with water stains to the edges. Ferguson 9140A. Scarce Australian illustrated presentation of Dickens’ …

  • # 34434

    McHUGH, Vincent (1904 - 1983); ADAMS, Tate (1922 - 2018)

    Alpha : the mutabilities

    Poems by Vincent McHugh ; with wood engravings by Tate Adams.San Francisco : The Porpoise Bookshop, 1958. Folio, letterpress wrappers (lightly handling wear), stringbound, pp. [16], letterpress text by McHugh and wood engravings by Adams. A very good copy. Poems & Pictures series number eleven. 137 copies printed by Henry Evans at the Peregrine Press. …