LEFEBVRE, Jules Joseph (artist) (1836-1911); GOUPIL & CIE. (photographers & publishers)
Albumen print photograph, 270 x 137 mm, blind stamped lower left ‘Goupil & Cie.’, laid down on its original board mount, lithographed text across the bottom margin: ‘1478. Chloé. Peint. par Lefebvre / Photographié par Goupil & Cie. Galerie Photographique / Salon de 1875. Publié par Goupil & Cie., Editeurs’, accompanied by a 3-line extract …
Sydney : Dominion Art Galleries, . Folding card, exhibition catalogue, list of 35 works, prices in guineas. The exhibiting artists are Hu Chi-Chung, Ku Fu-Sheng, Shiy De-Jinn, Fong Chung-Ray, Liu Kuo-Sung, Han Hsiung-Ning and Peng Wan-Ts. A rare original catalogue from the first exhibition in Australia of the Fifth Moon Group of Taiwan ( 五月画会), a …
Wystan Curnow, Thomas McEvilley, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. Auckland : Auckland Art Gallery, 2004. Quarto, illustrated frenchfold wrappers, pp. 72, illustrated. Lacks the CD-ROM. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by the artist with an ink figure study. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 19 June – 29 August, 2004 and at …
Auckland City Art Gallery, 1972. Small quarto, wrappers in illustrated dustjacket (foxed), pp. 42, illustrated.
FEA, Roxanne et al.
Hawke’s Bay Museum, Napier, New Zealand, 8 February-20 March 1994. Napier, N.Z. : Hawke’s Bay Cultural Trust, 1994. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 32, illustrated. Curators: Jules Smith and Pita Gregory. Scarce
MILLS, Stuart; WILLETTS, David
London, Coracle Press, 1977. Folio (41 x 28 cm), lettered grey wrappers (detached along spine), pp. 22 , illustrated with 3 lithographs. Limited to 100 copies signed by Mills and Willetts.
Malinovskii, Aleksei Fedorovich (1762-1840); Valuev, Petr Stepanovich (editor)
v Moskve obrietaiushchagosia. Chast’ pervaya. [=Historical account of the Old Russian Museum, known as the Masterskaia Workshop and Armoury Palaces, in Moscow. Part one.] [Moskva]: Gosudarstvennaia Oruzheinaia palata [The State Armoury of the Kremlin], 1807. Elephant folio, 485 x 335 x 30 mm, original quarter leather over continental European papered boards (very good, with minor …
Bigot, Georges Ferdinand (1860-1927)
[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 …
Kyōto-shi : Unsōdō, Shōwa 5 . First and only edition. Publisher’s portfolio of green papered boards with cloth spine (rubbed), with title and pictorial inlay, 395 x 280 mm, colophon tipped-in to verso of lower board. Preface sheet, foxed as usual, printed red rule to text. 32 colour plates (measuring 385 x 265 mm), numbered in …
Prévert, Jacques & G. Ribemont-Dessaignes
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 …
Patchen, Kenneth (1911-1972)
Highlands, NC : Jonathan Williams, 1958. ‘Limited to 75 copies prepared & painted by Kenneth Patchen / 68’ (colophon). Octavo, specially bound in original cloth backed thick boards hand-painted in acrylic by the poet with depictions of some of his ‘fabulous animals’ (small sections of paint loss along the spine, otherwise very well preserved), front …
Hazelwood, Art; Rotzcher, Klaus-Ulrich
[San Francisco : Art Hazelwood], 2011. Handmade artist’s book in the form of a foldout diorama. Screenprinted boards with cloth joints which open and assemble to create a theatrical stage 320 mm high, 250 mm deep, 710 mm wide, the floor of the stage lined with grooves into which can be inserted one or more …
Baldessari, John (1931-2020)
Paris : Three Star Books, January 2015. Quarto, 380 x 315 x 100 mm, red cloth with silkscreen text, pp. 56 (14 felt signatures of 4 pages each), bound by hand, coloured resin nose sculpture. Limited to 12 copies signed and numbered by the artist. Of the twelve copies made, there were six colour variants, …
BALDESSARI, John (1931 - 2020)
Paris : Onestar Press, 2015. First edition. Limited to 250 numbered copies. Octavo, flushcut illustrated wrappers, pp. . A series of line drawings, which when flicked through, form the countoured shape of a nose. “It should be said that Baldessari’s penchant for depicting noses in his work extends as far back as 1965 with the …
Adelaide : Stuart Galleries, 2012. Three volumes quarto, boards in dust jackets. As new. A limited edition catalogue raisonné of the etched works of the Australian / British artist Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938). Fully illustrated catalogue, in 3 volumes. The first volume covers the years 1855-1900 with an extensive biography of the artist, Volumes 2 covers …
Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2008. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 317 pp, illustrated, a fine copy of this lavishly produced exhibition catalogue, now scarce.