International Artists

  • # 28080

    HOLZWARTH, Hans Werner

    Jean-Michel Basquiat XXL

    London : Taschen, 2018. Folio (395 mm tall), boards in dustjacket, pp. 608, extensively illustrated. New copy, sealed in shrinkwrap. Get up close to the bold brushwork and scribbled words of Jean-Michel Basquiat, one of the most successful artists of his time. This XXL-sized monograph gathers Basquiat’s major works in pristine reproduction. Texts by editor …

  • # 27819

    Chan Chan How, Ang Eng San and Low Puay Hua.

    Sketches of Singapore

    [Cover title : 新加坡速寫 / 陳長豪, 洪永山, 劉培和 = Sketches of Singapore / Chan Chang How, Ang Eng San, Low Puay Hua.]. Text in English and Chinese. Singapore : Educational Publications Bureau, 1976. Oblong small quarto (scuff to lower wrapper), pp. 89, illustrated. Sketches of the people and scenery of Singapore in the 1970s. Scarce.

  • # 27636


    Robert Mapplethorpe

    London : Phaidon, 2020. Quarto (308 x 292 mm), cloth in slipcase, pp. 384, extensively illustrated. New copy, still in publisher’s shrinkwrap and mailing carton. Edited by Mark Holborn and Dimitri Levas, with a new poem by Patti Smith and a new introduction by Andrew Sullivan. A revised and updated edition of the most comprehensive …

  • # 27646

    GRUNENBERG, Christoph and Jonathan HARRIS (eds.)

    Summer of Love : psychedelic art, social crisis and counterculture in the 1960s.

    Liverpool (UK) : Liverpool University Press, 2007. Series: Tate Liverpool Critical Forum, vol. 8. Square octavo (220 x 175 mm), pictorial card covers (mild creasing to front lower corner), pp 383, colour and b/w photographic illustrations throughout; bibliography; a very good copy. Indispensible reference (and an absorbing read) with sixteen insightful essays, all superbly illustrated.

  • # 27463


    Tom of Finland XXL

    London : Taschen, 2016. Folio, 342 x 245 mm, hardcover in dustjacket, illustrated slipcase, pp. 666, extensively illustrated. New copy, sealed in shrinkwrap. Discover the full range of Tom’s talent, from sensitive portraits and frank sexual pleasure to tender expressions of love and haunting tributes and young men struck down by AIDS. Essays on Tom’s …

  • # 27912

    HANSEN, Dian

    Bob Mizer. AMG: 1000 Model Directory

    Cologne : Taschen, [2016[. Two volumes, quarto, in slipcase, pp. 1048. New copy. Weighs 4.35 kgs. Limited to 7,500 numbered copies, with a bonus hour-long DVD featuring 18 Bob Mizer films made between 1954 and 1968 From a quarter million male nudes, editor Dian Hanson selects the best physique photography from Bob Mizer, founder of Physique …

  • # 27816

    SIMPSON, Peter (1942 - )

    Colin McCahon : the Titirangi years, 1953-59

    Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 2007. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 174, illustrated. Colin McCahon: The Titirangi Years was suggested by the McCahon House Trust which has overseen the restoration and preservation of the house in French Bay where McCahon and his family lived in the 1950s. The book gives a comprehensive overview of …

  • # 27806

    SINCLAIR, James

    The arts of Papua New Guinea

    Port Moresby : Robert Brown and Associated, 1977. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, illustrated endpapers, pp. [40], illustrated.

  • # 27788


    Prince of miniature : Devi Tuszynski (signed copy with small sketch)

    [Melbourne] Australia : 1962. Quarto, illustrated cards, pp. [24], illustrated. Text in French, English and Hebrew. GSigned and inscribed in Melbourne with a small ink ornamentation. Scarce Australian publication on the internationally renowned Polish-Israeli miniaturist Devi Tuszynski, brother of Melbourne painter Felix Tuszynski.

  • # 27855

    MOORE, Henry; WAGNER, Shirley

    Henry Moore. Graphic work 1973 – 1982

    Sydney : Wagner Art Gallery, 1991. Quarto, pp. [4], cover illustration, catalogue of 27 works, quote from Moore dated 1976. Exhibition catalogue at the Hong Kong Arts Centre. The exhibition dates on the front panel have been blacked out, presumably to keep the catalogue current while in the gallery. Sydney gallerist Shirley Wagner hosted a …

  • # 27649

    MITZMAN, Maz E.

    George Baxter and the Baxter prints

    Newton Abbott [U.K.] : David and Charles, 1978. Octavo, boards in dustjacket (price clipped, a couple of short tears), pp. 176, illustrated. An account of the life of George Baxter and his invention of the Baxter process of colour printing. Includes a catalogue of all Baxter’s prints and an appendix illustrating the seals he used. …

  • # 27590

    LEWIS-JONES, Huw, et al.

    Explorers’ Sketchbooks : The Art of Discovery & Adventure

    London : Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2016. Oblong quarto, laminated boards, cloth spine, pp. 320, extensively illustrated. New copy. Includes works by Roald Amundsen, Thomas Baines, Ludwig Becker, Charles Darwin, James Cook, Bruce Chatwin, Eugene von Guerard, William Hodges, Marianne North, Sydney Parkinson, Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Abel Tasman, James Wallis, John White and …

  • # 27573

    NEUHART, John; NEUHART, Marilyn; EAMES, Ray

    Eames design : the work of the office of Charles and Ray Eames

    London : Thames & Hudson, 1989. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, pp. 456, extensively illustrated (some folding plates). A fine copy. ‘Here is the first book ever to present the work of the extraordinarily prolific husband-and-wife team whose creative imprint revolutionised the look of postwar American society. In 464 pages and over 3500 illustrations, every project …

  • # 27178

    ADAM, Ricky

    Belfast Punk (deluxe edition with original signed photograph)

    Bologna : Damiani Editore, 2017. Quarto, illustrated boards in cardboard slipcase, button, limited to only 15 copies, with an original photograph by Ricky Adam, signed and numbered in an edition of 15. New copy, still sealed in shrinkwrap. ‘The Warzone Collective began in 1984 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, when a few local punks decided to …

  • # 27110

    JACOB, Max (1876-1922)

    Quatre problèmes à resoudre; exercises proposés aux candidates au grade du Brevet élémentaire.

    Liège : Éditions Dynamo [1962]. Series: Brimborions, 85. Edition limited to 40 copies on vélin Astra blanc and 11 copies on Hollande vergé (this copy is on Hollande, numbered 3/11). Octavo, pictorial limp covers with portrait medallion of Max Jacob by Picasso to front, in glassine wrapper, two frontispiece portraits of the author, the first a …

  • # 27414

    WILSON, Natalie (editor)

    Plumes and pearlshells : the art of the New Guinea highlands

    Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, [2014]. Quarto, illustrated cards, pp. 172, illustrated. New copy. ‘The peoples of the New Guinea highlands are renowned for their spectacular ceremonies, which involve hundreds of dancers festooned with elaborate body adornments, including highly prized Bird of Paradise plumes and the revered kina, or pearlshell. Appreciating the …