Indigenous Australian Artists
BATTARBEE, Rex and Bernice
Adelaide : Rigby, 1971. First edition. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, unpaginated, illustrated in colour. Includes work by Albert Namatjira; Enos, Oscar, Gabriel, Ewald, Keith, and Maurice Namatjira; Edwin, Otto and Reuben Pareroulta; Henoch and Herbert Raberabe; Benjamin Landara; and the Ebatarinja family. Slight crease lower edge dustjacket else a fine copy.
Sydney : Craftsman House, 1997. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 167, illustrated. A detailed monograph.
Sydney : Gordon and Breach International, 1994. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 177, extensively illustrated. Scarce.
Melbourne : Craftsman House, 2006. Square octavo, white boards with lettering in blind, pictorial wrappers, pp 86. Illustrated exhibition monograph exploration the notion of Yilpinji, the ceremonies and arts of love as practiced by the Warlpiri and Kukatja people of the Central and Western Deserts of Australia.
Adelaide : Rigby, 1963. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 56, plus numerous photographic plates, publisher’s Compliments slip pasted on to the front free endpaper, signed by the author on the title page. A very good copy.
Nedlands, W.A. : The University of W.A. Berndt Museum of Anthropology, . Berndt Museum of Anthropolgy, Occasional Paper No. 4. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 52 pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, a fine copy. Catalogue of an exhibition first exhibited at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia, July 1995. Text partly based on …
BARRETT, Charles and CROLL, Robert Henderson
With a foreword by A. P. Elkin. Melbourne : The Bread and Cheese Club, 1943. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 94, bookplate to front pastedown, illustrated.
URE SMITH, Sydney
Art of Australia 1788-1941 : An exhibition of Australian Art held in the United States of America and the Dominion of Canada under the auspices of the Carnegie Corporation
New York : published for the Carnegie Corporation by the Museum of Modern Art, 1941. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp 58 plus black and white plates, mild foxing to preliminaries otherwise a very good copy. Foreword by R. G. Casey, Australian Minister to the United States. Short essay on Aboriginal Art by Margaret Preston, catalogue, plates. …
FIELDHOUSE, Janet; BOSSE, Joanna
Charlottesville : Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, University of Virginia, . Small quarto, pictorial wrappers,  pp, colour illustrations; fine. Catalogue for the Janet Fieldhouse : body ornaments exhibition held at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 27 January to 21 May 2017, curated by Joanna Bosse; includes an essay by Joanna Bosse on the art …
RENNIE, Reko; GILCHRIST, Stephen
Charlottesville : Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, University of Virginia, . Folded sheet, 230 x 450 mm, comprising  pages each 230 x 150 mm, colour illustrations; fine. Catalogue for the Reko Rennie : Patternation exhibition held at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 28 January to 4 April 2011, curated by …
Jilamara Arts and Crafts
Melville Island, Northern Territory : Jilamara Arts and Crafts, 2004. Square octavo, pictorial wrappers (stickers on lower wrapper), pp 40. Text in English and German.
MAUGHAN, Janet; ZIMMER, Jenny [FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM]
A loan exhibition from the Flinders University of South Australia, first shown at the RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 16th April-3rd May, 1985. Melbourne : Communication Services Unit, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1986. ‘Publication edited, produced and designed co-operatively by Janet Maughan in Adelaide and Jenny Zimmer in Melbourne.’ Quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers, 208 pp, …
Kol, Germany : Konemann, 2000. Quarto, orange cloth boards with pictorial dustjacket, pp 336. Monograph exploring the cave and rock paintings of Northern Australia, thought to be some of the oldest figurative artwork in existance. Text in English, German, and French.
[PERKINS, Hetti et al]
Edited by Art in Australia. Sydney : NSW Dott Publishing, 2015. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp.80, illustrated. Signed and inscribed by the artist. “Tony Albert is a comprehensive survey of the extraordinary oeuvre of contemporary Australian artist Tony Albert. Featuring a foreword by Hetti Perkins and an in-depth interview with the artist by notable curator Maura …
ISAACS, Jennifer; PRIMROSE, Ian
[North Sydney] : Aboriginal Arts & Crafts Pty. Ltd., with assistance from the Aboriginal Arts Board and the Department of Aboriginal Affairs, [c.1975-79]. Complete set of 10 pamphlets, nos. 1 – 10, each a single sheet folding to 220 x 105 mm, each with 8 pp, illustrations in colour and black and white, and a …
AMADIO, Nadine et a
Melbourne : Macmillan, 1986. First edition. Oblong quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 102, illustrated, previous owner's name to endpaper.
WATSON, Judy Napangardi et al
Darwin : Basil Hall Editions, 2010. Folding clamshell box with a unique piece of Tjanpi Desert weaving set into the lid, housing 40 original woodblocks by Aboriginal artists from 38 art centres across Australia. Limited to 10 copies, accompanied by certificates of authenticity from each art centre. In 2010 a commemorative folio of original artworks …
STREHLOW, T. G. H.
Sydney : The Legend Press, 1956. Quarto, boards (a little worn along lower edge) in illustrated dustjacket (worn), pp. 48, previous owner's name to endpaper, illustrated.
Melbourne : Allen & Unwin, 1999. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket (sunned), pp. 240, illustrated. Includes sections on the Central and Western Deserts, The Kimberley, Arnhem Land, contemporary art.
MOUNTFORD, Charles P.
Foreword by R.H. Croll. Melbourne : Bread and Cheese Club, 1944 (1949). Fifth edition. Quarto, papered boards with gilt lettering, in illustrated dust jacket (loss to lower corner), 79 pp, illustrated with b/w and colour plates. Signed by the artist on the dedication page with a full page ink drawing of a landscape with a …
[NAMATJIRA]. HARDY, Jane, MEGAW, J.V.S., and MEGAW, M. Ruth
Melbourne : Heinemann, 1992. Large octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. xxii; 350, illustrated in colour, an excellent copy. The primary reference work on the Hermannsburg school. A quality copy of a title which is out of print and quite scarce.
And a selection of early Eskimo art / Et une sélection d'art eskimo ancien. Paris : Galerie Meyer, 2012. Catalogue of an exhibition held Sept. 11-Oct. 20, 2012, in conjunction with the Parcours des Mondes tribal art fair in Paris. Quarto, laminated card covers, 46 pp, colour illustrations of artefacts and reproductions of nineteenth century …
[KNGWARREYE]. NEALE, Margo.
Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1998. Quarto, embossed cloth boards in illustrated dustwrapper, 154pp. illustrated throughout. An important monograph, this is one of less than 10 copies specially bound in hardcover by the publisher for presentation.
McGREGOR, Ken and GEISSLER, Marie
Translation into French by Flore Gregorini. Melbourne : Macmillan, 2014. 'This special presentation of Yannima Pikarli Tommy Watson Ngayuku Ngura – My Country, authored by Ken McGregor and Marie Geissler, translated into French by Flore Gregorini and published by Macmillan, has been compiled by Ken McGregor. It is limited to 40 copies. Each copy, consisting …
BARRETT, Charles L and KENYON, A. S.
Melbourne : National Museum of Victoria, 1952. Octavo, decorated paper wrappers, pp. 40, numerous illustrations, a very good copy.
MOUNTFORD, Charles P.
Foreword by R.H. Croll. Melbourne : Bread and Cheese Club, 1944 (1945). Third edition. Quarto, papered boards with gilt lettering, in illustrated dustjacket (a couple of neat tears, edges rubbed), 79 pp, illustrated with b/w and colour plates, a good copy.
Venice : Comune di Venezia Assessorato all Cultura, 2014. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, 70pp, numerous full page coloured plates throughout. Text in Italian, English, and Japanese.
Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books, 2004. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp. 240, gallery stamp to title page, reprint of the original 1999 edition, illustrated in colour throughout, produced in association with the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco on the occasion of the exhibition 'Spirit Country: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Ganther Myer Collection' in 1999. …
Perth : Christensen Fund, 1988. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, 55pp. Illustrated in colour, with essays 'The Song of Jimmy Pike' and 'The Art of Jimmy Pike' by Nadine Amadio.
BARRETT, Charles L and KENYON, A. S.
Melbourne : National Museum of Victoria, 1958 (reprint). Octavo, decorated paper wrappers, pp. 40, numerous illustrations.
[KNGWARREYE]. NEALE, Margo.
Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1998. Quarto, illustrated cards in paper dustwrapper, 154pp. illustrated throughout. An important monograph, scarce.