International Artists

  • Nose Peak
BALDESSARI, John (1931 - )
# 13607

    # 15694

    BALDESSARI, John (1931 - )

    Nose Peak

    Paris : Onestar Press, 2015. Octavo, flushcut illustrated wrappers, pp. [126]. A series of line drawings, which when flicked through, form the countoured shape of a nose. Limited to 250 numbered copies. “It should be said that Baldessari’s penchant for depicting noses in his work extends as far back as 1965 with the conception of …

  • # 15425

Lithographed invitation card by Sonia Delaunay, Paris 1964

    # 15425

    Lithographed invitation card by Sonia Delaunay, Paris 1964

    Invitation card issued by Galerie Denise René, Paris, for a cocktail party on 17th March 1964 marking the occasion of the Donation Delaunay of 114 works and her solo exhibition retrospective at the Louvre. Folding card, lithographed image by Delaunay (180 x 130 mm, image), glassine paper (with ink offsetting), a couple of pen markings verso. …

  • Baudin in Australian Waters.
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline
# 13281

    # 15270

    BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline

    Baudin in Australian Waters.

    The artwork of the French voyage of discovery to the southern lands 1800 – 1804. With a complete descriptive catalogue of drawings and paintings of Australian subjects by C.-A. Lesueur and N.-M. Petit from the Lesueur Collection at the Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Le Havre, France. Edited by Jacqueline Bonnemains, Elliott Forsyth and Bernard Smith. Melbourne …

  • 2017_DSFB_0557

    # 15130

    WILSON, Ming

    Chinese jades

    London : V & A Publications, 2004. Quarto, black boards with dustjacket (minor wear on edges), pp 127. A survey of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Jade collection, spanning the neolithic era to the nineteenth century. This monograph explores the cultural and ritualistic importance of jade in Chinese cultural, and is accompanied by 116 colour …

  • 2017_DSFB_0556

    # 15129

    KERR, Rose

    Song Dynasty ceramics

    London : V & A Publications, 2004. Quarto, black boards with pictorial dustjacket, pp 128. Monograph of the Victoria & ALbert Museum’s collection of Chinese ceramics from 960-1279 AD. Showing 118 objects with 164 full colour plates, this monograph provides an authoritative exploration the shown ceramics, with newly published research. A useful and attractive monograph …

  • 2017_DSFB_0554

    # 15128

    [VENICE BIENNALE]

    50th International Art Exhibition : Dreams and conflicts – The Dictatorship of the viewer

    Venice : La Biennale di Venezia, 2003. Quarto, coloured wrappers, pp 668. Catalogue for the 50th Venice Biennale, the world’s premiere contemporary visual arts exhibition. Directed by Francesco Bonami with seven co-curators, including Hans Ulrich Obrist, Catherine David, Igor Zabel, Hou Hanru and Massimiliano Gioni.

  • 2017_DSFB_0562

    # 15127

    GUIRAN, Stéphane

    Stéphane Guiran : Conversation in weightlessness

    n.l. : NBE éditions, 2016. Quarto, pictorial boards, pp 156. Published in conjunction with a 2016 exhibition, this monograph explores the sculptural form of Stéphane Guiran, including large, full colour plates with accompnaying essays. English edition limited to 300 copies.

  • # 15126

HONEY, W.B.

Chinese Porcelain : Periods of K’Ang Hsi, Yung Cheng, and Ch’ien Lung

    # 15126

    HONEY, W.B.

    Chinese Porcelain : Periods of K’Ang Hsi, Yung Cheng, and Ch’ien Lung

    London : The Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Ceramics, published under the authority of the Board of Education, 1927. Quarto, attractively rebound with green cloth boards, internals clean with very minor discoloration or damage, pp. xxi; 123; with an additional 120 black and white plates on 60 leaves.

  • 2017_DSFB_0553

    # 15124

    RAWSON, Jessica

    Chinese jade : from the Neolithic to the Qing

    Chicago : Art Media Resources, 2002. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 463. US edition of the authoritative monograph on the development and creation of Chinese jade artworks. This significant survey explores the ritualistic and ceremonial importance in Chinese culture and religion through the collection of Sir Joseph Hotung’s collection, with over 300 pieces described and photographed.

  • 2017_DSFB_0560

    # 15120

    [SOTHEBY'S]

    The Chunzaizhai Collection : a Xuande ‘fish’ stem cup

    Hong Kong : Sotheby’s, 2014. Quarto, cream boards, pp 48; a fine copy..

  • 2017_DSFB_0561

    # 15119

    [Sotheby's]

    A Magnificent Falangcai Bowl from the collection of Dr. Alice Cheng

    Hong Komng : Sotheby’s, 2013. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp 44. Fully illustrated catalogue for the sale of a magnificent ruby-ground Falangcai ‘Double Lotus’ bowl. Text in Chinese and English

  • 2017_DSFB_0559

    # 15117

    The Oriental Ceramic Society

    The ceramic art of China

    An exhibition organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain and the Oriental Ceramic Society to commemorate the founding of the Society in 1921. London : The Oriental Ceramic Society, 1971. Quarto, red cloth covered boards with gilt text on spine, illustrated dustjacket, pp 153 with additional 266 plates, with 14 in colour. An extensive survey …

  • # 15116

LI, He

Chinese ceramics

    # 15116

    LI, He

    Chinese ceramics

    London : Thames and Hudson, 2006. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, fine condition, pp 352. A comprehensive monograph on the history and development of Chinese ceramic arts, from the Neolithic period to the twentieth century and drawing on extensive scientific and archaeological evidence. Centred on the Avery Brundage collection in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, …

  • # 15114

[A & J Speelman]

Chinese Works of Art 2008

    # 15114

    [A & J Speelman]

    Chinese Works of Art 2008

    London : A & J Speelman, 2008. Quarto, orange cloth covered boards with pictorial dustjacket, pp 155. Diverse monograph catalogue showing Chinese bronzes, cloisonné, furniture, jade and quartz, lacquer, porcelain, and artworks.

  • # 15112

[Special Exhibition Galleries, Suzhou Museum]

A Special Exhibit of Collections from Mr. Robert Chang’s Studio of Lotus Fragrance

    # 15112

    [Special Exhibition Galleries, Suzhou Museum]

    A Special Exhibit of Collections from Mr. Robert Chang’s Studio of Lotus Fragrance

    Suzhou, China : Special Exhibition Galleries, Suzhou Museum, 2009. Quarto, pictorial boards with gold text. Exhibition monograph showing works from the private collection of Robert Chang, including calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, jade, and furniture.

  • # 15100

SYDNEY, Grahame, et al.

The art of Grahame Sydney

    # 15100

    SYDNEY, Grahame, et al.

    The art of Grahame Sydney

    Dunedin : Longacre Press, 2000. Oblong quarto, navy cloth boards with pictorial dustjacket, pp 191. A comprehensive survey of one of New Zealand’s greatest landscape artists, conplete 143 reproductions. Inscribed by artist on half title.

  • # 15099

[Art Basel]

Art | 43 | Basel Catalog

    # 15099

    [Art Basel]

    Art | 43 | Basel Catalog

    Basel : Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2012. Quarto, blue wrappers, pp 746. Art Basel is one of the world’s largest art fairs, with annual exhibitions in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami Beach. Art Basel 2012 showed works from 257 galleries, with solo exhibitions of works from Colby Bird and Andra Ursuta.

  • # 15097

BRACEWELL, Michael

Disaster : The end of days

    # 15097

    BRACEWELL, Michael

    Disaster : The end of days

    Paris : Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, [n.d]. Quarto, boards with embossed maroon text, pp 88. Exhibition monograph showing works by over 20 artists including Barry X Ball and Gilbert and George. With essay by Michael Bracewell titled ‘Death and disaster in art before and after Warhol’.

  • # 15081

[Art Basel]

Art Basel | Year 46

    # 15081

    [Art Basel]

    Art Basel | Year 46

    Zurich, Switzerland : JRP|Ringier, 2015. Quarto, boards with metallic lettering (small stain and cut on front board, and scuffing on rear), pp 784. Art Basel is one of the world’s largest art fairs, with annual exhibitions in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami Beach. Art Basel 2015 featured 284 galleries from 33 countries, exhibiting the work …

  • # 15065

KEHOE, Lesley

Unryūan : master of traditional Japanese lacquer : selected works

    # 15065

    KEHOE, Lesley

    Unryūan : master of traditional Japanese lacquer : selected works

    Melbourne : Lesley Kehoe Galleries, 2002. Quarto, laminated card covers, 125 pp, illustrated in colour; includes bibliography; a fine copy. A lavish catalogue and an important reference work on this subject; now scarce. “Partly based on the exhibition at the Victoria &​ Albert Museum, 30 October 2002-6 February 2003, in association with Asian Art in London …

  • 2017_DSFB_0566

    # 15064

    HONEY, William Bowyer

    The ceramic art of China and other countries of the Far East.

    London : Faber and Faber / Hyperion Press, 1945. First Edition. Quarto, publisher’s green cloth boards (a little rubbed and sunned) with gilt design to upper board, spine lettered in gilt; top edge gilt, 238 pp, 192 plates, some in colour; light flecking to fore-edge, firm binding, internally very clean; a very good copy, lacking the …

  • 2017_DSFB_0565

    # 15060

    [BALL, Barry X]

    Barry X Ball : Portraits and Masterpieces

    Milan : Edizioni Charta, 2011. Quarto, pictorial boards, pp 142. Barry X Ball’s sculptures have been exhibited widely, including the 2011 Venice Bienalle, and this solo show features a wide range of his works. Illustrated in full colour and written in Italian and English.

  • 2017_DSFB_0564

    # 15059

    [Art Basel]

    Art Basel : The Art Show June 13-16 2013

    Basel, Switzerland : Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2013. Quarto, foil wrappers, pp 746. Art Basel is one of the world’s largest art fairs, with annual exhibitions in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami Beach. Art Basel 2013 featured a variety of highlights including Tracey Emin’s first American solo museum exhibition, and featured works from over 2500 artists.

  • Catalogue of the A. B. Triggs collections of historical documents and autograph letters, old master
JAMES R. LAWSON PTY. LTD.
# 14859

    # 14859

    JAMES R. LAWSON PTY. LTD.

    Catalogue of the A. B. Triggs collections of historical documents and autograph letters, old master

    drawings, historic and modern laces, coins, tokens and medals, to be sold by public auction on Tuesday, 27th, Wednesday 28th, Thursday 29th, November, 1945, under instruction from and as directed by the executors of the will of the Late Mrs. A. B. Triggs. Sydney : Websdale, Shoosmith, 1945. Large quarto, original printed wrappers (lightly marked and …

  • [POSTER] Whatever happened to me? Paintings and drawings by Jon Cattapan and Peter Ellis (signed)
CATTAPAN, Jon and ELLIS, Peter
# 14708

    # 14708

    CATTAPAN, Jon and ELLIS, Peter

    [POSTER] Whatever happened to me? Paintings and drawings by Jon Cattapan and Peter Ellis (signed)

    Melbourne : Drummond St. Gallery, [1980]. Screenprint poster, 760 x 560 mm, signed by both artists and editioned as one of 6 copies. Rare. 

  • The face of the centre : Papunya Tula paintings 1971-84
BRODY, Annemarie
# 14828

    # 14828

    BRODY, Annemarie

    The face of the centre : Papunya Tula paintings 1971-84

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1985. Quarto, pictorial laminated card covers, 51 pp, illustrated in colour, a good copy.

  • Sonia Delaunay. Rythmes et couleurs
DAMASE, Jacques; DELAUNAY, Sonia et al.
# 14817

    # 14817

    DAMASE, Jacques; DELAUNAY, Sonia et al.

    Sonia Delaunay. Rythmes et couleurs

    Paris : Hermann, 1971. Quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket (laminate slightly lifting), pp. 409, extensively illustrated. A fine vopy. 

  • [NEW GUINEA TRIBAL ART] Pygmeeën en Papoea’s : kunst en cultuur in Nieuw-Guinea
KOLONIAAL INSTITUUT
# 14796

    # 14796

    KOLONIAAL INSTITUUT

    [NEW GUINEA TRIBAL ART] Pygmeeën en Papoea’s : kunst en cultuur in Nieuw-Guinea

    Uitgegeven onder auspicien van het Koloniaal Instituut Afdeeling Volkenkunde. Arnhem, Netherlands : Van Loghum Slaterus, 1940. Series: Primitieve Kunst en Cultuur, II. Octavo, original pictorial papered boards (paper split along spine), 57 pp, illustrated with b/w photographic plates; text in Dutch; internally very clean. Guide to the collection of New Guinea art and artefacts in …

  • Searchings. Selections from the artist’s journals
LONEY, ALan and GIMBLETT, Max
# 14698

    # 14698

    LONEY, Alan and GIMBLETT, Max

    Searchings. Selections from the artist’s journals

    Auckland : The Holloway Press, 2005. Quarto, quarter buckram over blue lettered boards, unpaginated, illustrations by Gimblett. Limited to 80 copies of which 64 were for sale. This is a copy reserved for the contributors.  “This book is the result of three years research and study of the Journals of one of the most significant …

  • Biographical charts of Italian painters
NOONE, John (photographer)
# 14507

    # 14507

    NOONE, John (photographer)

    Biographical charts of Italian painters

    … of the schools of Venice, the Venetian states, Genoa, Cremona, Mantua, Milan, Ferrara, Modena and Parma [Vol. I]; … of the schools of Bologna, Florence, Naples, Rome, Sienna [Vol. II]. Compiled by direction of the Trustees of the Melbourne Public Library 1870. Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1867 – 72. Two volumes, elephant …

  • [NEW GUINEA TRIBAL ART] Gids in het Volkenkundig Museum VIII. Nieuw Guinee.
LAMSTER, J.C.
# 14610

    # 14610

    LAMSTER, J.C.

    [NEW GUINEA TRIBAL ART] Gids in het Volkenkundig Museum VIII. Nieuw Guinee.

    Amsterdam : Koninklijke Vereeniging Koloniaal Instituut, [1930]. Oblong octavo, original illustrated wrappers, pp 69, illustrated with photographic plates; a good copy. Text in Dutch. A guide to the important New Guinea collections of the Dutch Royal Ethnographical Museum, featuring masterpieces of indigenous sculpture, carving and textiles from Humboldt Bay, Geelvinck Bay, Lake Sentani and other …

  • Exhibition of prints and photographs of pictures by distinguished artists of fair and famous women
[COBB, Victor; et al]
# 14582

    # 14582

    [COBB, Victor; et al]

    Exhibition of prints and photographs of pictures by distinguished artists of fair and famous women

    [Cover title]. Melbourne : [Committee for the Restoration of St. Katherine's Church and Churchyard at St Helena, near Eltham], 1935. Octavo, lettered wrappers (stain on upper wrapper, small silverfish loss on lower wrapper), staple bound, pp 24; internally clean. Catalogue ofr the Fair and Famous Women Exhibition held at the Scot's Church Hall, 26th, 27th …

  • French Paintings Today
[MATISSE; CHAGALL; PICASSO; MIRO]
# 14561

    # 14561

    [MATISSE; CHAGALL; PICASSO; MIRO]

    French painting today. Painters vivant de l’cole de Paris.

    An exhibition arranged between the French and Australian Governments through the Boards of Trustees of the National Galleries of Australia for exhibition in the Commonwealth, January – September, 1953. Sydney : National Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1953. Octavo, decorative wrappers, 36 pp; pencilled notes on inside lower wrapper, otherwise fine. Catalogue of a landmark …

  • Helmut Newton (Sumo) (2nd ed.)
[NEWTON], NEWTON, June
# 14530

    # 14530

    [NEWTON], NEWTON, June

    Helmut Newton (Sumo) (2nd ed.)

    Helmut Newton, edited by June Newton Köln; New York: Taschen, 2009. Folio; 267 x 374 mm. Fine copy, near mint in dust jacket with book stand and making-of publication. Revised by June Newton. The first edition of Newton's Sumo published by Taschen, the “biggest and most expensive book production of the 20th century”, according to …

  • Ian Houston. Coast and sea
HOUSTON, Ian
# 14074

    # 14074

    HOUSTON, Ian

    Ian Houston. Coast and sea

    London : Portland Gallery, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 40, illustrated. English and Hong Kong landscapes by the leading contemporary impressionist. Catalogue with prices

  • Gilbert and George : The Banners (signed and inscribed)
GILBERT AND GEORGE
# 14084

    # 14084

    GILBERT AND GEORGE

    Gilbert and George : The Banners (signed and inscribed)

    London : White Cube, 2015. Oblong quarto, laminated card wrappers, pp. [36], illustrated. Signed and inscribed on the half-title 'With love from Gilbert and George x'. Reproduces the conceptual artist's indecent protest banners. 

  • Jean Cocteau poésie graphique
COCTEAU, Jean
# 14078

    # 14078

    COCTEAU, Jean

    Jean Cocteau poésie graphique

    Paris : Jacques Damase, 1987. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 112, illustrated. Graphic drawings by Cocteau. 

  • Sonia Delaunay
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)
# 14076

    # 14076

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)

    Sonia Delaunay

    Brussels : Ministerie van Nationale Opvoeding en Nederlandse Cultuur – Dienst Kunstpropoganda, 1975. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (foxed), pp. 62, illustrated. 

  • Sonia Delaunay
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)
# 14075

    # 14075

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)

    Sonia Delaunay

    Paris : Artcurial, 1976. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 32, illustrated. The release of limited edition lithographs in conjunction with a major retrospective. 

  • Sonia Delaunay
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)
# 14072

    # 14072

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)

    Sonia Delaunay

    Paris : Galerie Denise René, 1962. Quarto, colour wrappers, glassine cover (creased), pp. 38, illustrated. 

  • Xe. Salon. Grands et jeunes d’aujourd’hui
[DELAUNAY, Sonia].
# 14071

    # 14071

    [DELAUNAY, Sonia].

    Xe. Salon. Grands et jeunes d’aujourd’hui

    Paris : Salles Wilson, 1969. Quarto, colour wrappers (with a Sonia Delaunay design), pp. [74], illustrated in black and white. 

  • Sonia Delaunay
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)
# 14070

    # 14070

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)

    Sonia Delaunay

    Paris : Denise Rene, 1968. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [44], illustrated. 

  • Sonia Delaunay. Peintures, gouaches, lithographies, livres et tapisseries
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)
# 14066

    # 14066

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)

    Sonia Delaunay. Peintures, gouaches, lithographies, livres et tapisseries

    La Rochelle : Musee des beaux arts; Maison de la Culture, 1973. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 36, illustrated. 

  • Sonia Delaunay
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)
# 14076

    # 14065

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)

    Sonia Delaunay. Gouaches – pochoirs – eaux fortes – lithographies – livres illustrés – éditions

    Montreal : Galerie Treize, 1981. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [24], illustrated. Edition limited to 1000 copies. 

  • Sonia Delaunay. Peintures, gouaches, lithographies, tapisseries.
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)
# 14064

    # 14064

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)

    Sonia Delaunay. Peintures, gouaches, lithographies, tapisseries.

    Brussels : Espace “2000”, 1973Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [16], illustrated in black and white. Foreword by Jacques Damase. Scarce exhibition catlaogue.

  • Robert Delaunay 1885 - 1941
DORIVAL, Bernard
# 14063

    # 14063

    DORIVAL, Bernard

    Robert Delaunay 1885 – 1941

    Paris & Brussels : Jacques Damase Editions, 1975. Quarto, laminated boards, pp. xxxii; 156, illustrated. A detailed overview of French simultanist Robert Delaunay. 

  • Ian Houston. Exhibition of recent paintings
HOUSTON, Ian
# 14073

    # 14073

    HOUSTON, Ian

    Ian Houston. Exhibition of recent paintings

    London : Portland Gallery, 1997. Quarto, laminated cards, pp. 20, illustrated in colour. English and Hong Kong landscapes by the leading contemporary impressionist. Catalogue with prices

  • [WARHOL] Aspen : the magazine in a box. Vol. 1, No. 3, ‘The Pop Art Issue’
WARHOL, Andy; DALTON, David; JOHNSON, Phyllis (editor)
# 13636

    # 13636

    WARHOL, Andy; DALTON, David; JOHNSON, Phyllis (editor)

    [WARHOL] Aspen : the magazine in a box. Vol. 1, No. 3, ‘The Pop Art Issue’

    Cover title: Now Aspen in an all new fab issue. Vol. 1 no. 3. New York : Roaring Fork Press, December 1966. Cardboard box with colour graphic based on Fab laundry detergent, 310 x 230 x 20 mm (a couple of splits to corners)), containing a flip-book of Warhol's film Kiss and Jack Smith's film …

  • Propos d’Atelier (presentation copy from Sonia Delaunay)
[DELAUNAY]. SALMON, André
# 13810

    # 13810

    [DELAUNAY]. SALMON, André

    Propos d’Atelier (presentation copy from Sonia Delaunay)

    Paris : Nouvelles Éditions Excelsior, [1938]. Octavo, original colour wrappers designed by Sonia Delaunay, signed in the image, inscribed (at a later date) in pen 'à Jaques (sic) Sonia D.', pp. 275. An early commercial design by the highly important simultanist, the front wrapper signed and inscribed to her close friend, author and gallerist Jacques Damase. 

  • A treatise on wood engraving, historical and practical,
JACKSON, John
# 13763

    # 13763

    JACKSON, John

    A treatise on wood engraving, historical and practical,

    With upwards of three hundred illustrations engraved on wood. The historical portion by W. A. Chatto. Second edition. With a new chapter on the artists of the present day by Henry G. Bohn and 145 additional wood engravings. London : Henry G. Bohn, 1861. Small folio, half-morocco over marbled papered boards, spine in compartments with …