OLLEY, Margaret and VUILLARD, Edouard
Brisbane : Philip Bacon Galleries and London : Nevill Keating Pictures, 2005. Quarto, lettered wrappers and illustrated dustjacket, pp. 20, illustrated, essay by Barry Pears, Head Curator of Australian Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, catalogue. Loosely enclosed, price list, and invitation card, and illustrated catalogue for Vuillard. A joint exhibition between …
QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY
Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 2006. Large quarto (305 x 240 mm), illustrated card wrappers (cover with detail of a work by John Pule), pp 301; illustrated in colour; a very good copy. Includes work by over 50 artists or groups including Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor, Beck Cole, John Pule, Pacific Textiles Project, Masami Teraoka, …
Madrid : Afinsa-Almirante, . Quarto, cream wrappers, [pp. 36], some illustrations, spine binding slightly frayed. Exhibition catalogue with essay by Pablo Jimenez.
WATTS, Jennifer A.; SMITH, Andrew
[Los Angeles] : Andrew Smith Gallery; Michael Dawson Gallery, 2005. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp.79, pictures and illustrations throughout. Exhibition catalogue of 81 photographs with essays by Jennifer A. Watts and Andrew Smith.
RUSCHA, Ed (1937 - )
Los Angeles : Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 2009. Oblong octavo, grey linen bound boards, facsimile artist’s signature to spine, the edges of the pages printed with the words MAKE NEW HISTORY to the three sides, approximately 600 blank pages, printed colophon stating ‘This art object was designed by Ed Ruscha in celebration of MOCA …
WARHOL, Andy and HACKETT, Pat
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980. First Edition. Octavo, quarter-cloth over papered boards, dustjacket (price-clipped, spine a little sunned), pp. [vi]; 310, black and white photographs. Signed by Warhol on the front free endpaper. Warhol’s own account of the 60s : art, the Factory, celebrities and fame. Uncommon signed.
ONO, Yoko (b. 1933)
Grapefruit : a book of instructions and drawings by Yoko Ono. Introduction by John Lennon. (Inscribed by Yoko Ono)
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2000. Square octavo, publisher’s black cloth over black papered boards, with copper lettering to spine, in the pictorial dust jacket (not price-clipped, proteted in a clear plastic wrapper with printed label ‘Signed Copy’), inscribed by the author and artist on the front free-endpaper ‘To Gilda. Love, Yoko Ono. Feb. …
Basel : Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2011. Quarto, lavender wrappers, pp. 664; a fine copy. Art Basel is one of the world’s largest art fairs, with annual exhibitions in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami Beach. Art Basel Miami Beach 2011 showed works from 250 exhibitors.
Melbourne : The Specialty Press, 1949. Octavo, printed brown wrappers, pp. 24; a very good copy. Transcription of a lecture delivered at the University of Melbourne by Sir Kenneth Clark.
PARKS, Ti (1939- )
London : The artist, 1992. Edition limited to 50 signed and numbered copies (this copy is number 5). Octavo, self-wrappers, on folded leaves in Oriental style stitch-bound by the artist,  pp; with the artist’s xerox illustrations, basic drawings and designs, and inserted samples; fine. British artist Ti Parks lived and worked in Melbourne between …
USHER, James Ward
An art collector’s treasures. Illustrated and described by himself. Being a record historical and descriptive of the art collection formed by James Ward Usher (of Lincoln) 1886 – 1914.
Containing eighty illustrations in colour reproduced from the author’s own water-colour drawings. London : privately printed at the Chiswick Press, 1916. Folio, gilt-decorated full morocco (a little scuffed), marbled endpapers (previous owner’s name on endpaper), xiv; 224; colour plates with tissue guards. Printed in an edition of 300 copies. The author’s notable collection of porcelain …
D'AMITE, Gage; ROSE, Thomas
The northern tourist; containing seventy-three views of lake and mountain scenery, etc. in Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland.
London : H. Fisher, R. Fisher, & P. Jackson, 1834. Quarto, gilt-lettered silk over boards (rebacked, preserving most of the spine), first blank with original owner’s inscription ‘Car. Nivell 1834’ and later presentation inscription ‘Ann Lucy Langdale [born 1796 at Frant, Sussex; died 1871 at East Hoathly, Sussex], from the Honble. G.H. Nevill [of Godstone, …
STEARNS, Frank Preston
New York : G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1894. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, pp. viii; (4); 325, four photogravure plates. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free-endpaper, an original photograph of the author affixed to the pastedown.
TURNER, J. M. W. (1775 - 1851)
Depicted in sixty-one line engravings from drawings by J. M. W. Turner, R. A. with descriptive letter-press by Leitch Ritchie : an a biographical sketch by Alaric A. Watts. London : Henry Bohn, 1853. Octavo, gilt-decorated cloth (rebacked, preserving original spine), all edges gilt, new endpapers, engraved title page, pp. lvi; 336; 61 steel-engraved plates …
RIMBAUD, Arthur; MAPPLETHORPE, Robert
Translated by Paul Schmidt. With photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe. [New York] : The Limited Editions CLub, 1986. Quarto, black-lettered red morocco, cloth slipcase, pp. xii; 87; 8 photogravures by Mapplethorpe. Limited to 1000 numbered copies printed letterpress, signed by Mapplethorpe and Schmidt. Schmidt’s revised translation of Rimbaud’s classic poem Un saison en enfer written when the poet …
SMART, Jeffrey (1921 - 2013)
Brisbane : Philip Bacon Galleries, 2009. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 32, illustrated, essay by Richard Cottrell, catalogue. Loosely enclosed, invitation card.