International Artists

  • # 24683

    LEFEBVRE, Jules Joseph (artist) (1836-1911); GOUPIL & CIE. (photographers & publishers)

    Photograph of the oil painting “Chloé” at its first showing at the Paris Salon, 1875.

    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 …

  • # 24501

    Catalogue. Exhibition of avant garde Chinese contemporary art

    Sydney : Dominion Art Galleries, [1963]. 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 …

  • # 24628

    GIMBLETT, Max

    Max Gimblett : the brush of all things (presentation copy with drawing)

    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 …

  • # 24625

    McCAHON, Colin

    Colin McCahon : a survey exhibition

    Auckland City Art Gallery, 1972. Small quarto, wrappers in illustrated dustjacket (foxed), pp. 42, illustrated.

  • # 24627

    FEA, Roxanne et al.

    All fired up : Carlton Ware in the Deco age

    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

  • # 24601

    MILLS, Stuart; WILLETTS, David

    The Christmas Apples. Three texts by Stuart Mills with lithographs by David Willetts

    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.

  • # 11131

    Malinovskii, Aleksei Fedorovich (1762-1840); Valuev, Petr Stepanovich (editor)

    Istoricheskoe opisanie Drevniago Rossiiskago muzeia, pod nazvaniem Masterskoi i Oruzheinoi palaty,

    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 …

  • # 24307

    Bigot, Georges Ferdinand (1860-1927)

    Ma-Ta : dessins de G Bigot.

    [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 …

  • # 24479

    Mizuki, Heitarō

    アブストラクトパターン [Abusutorakuto Patān = abstract pattern]

    Kyōto-shi : Unsōdō, Shōwa 5 [1930]. 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 …

  • # 21757

    Prévert, Jacques & G. Ribemont-Dessaignes

    Joan Miró. (With an original signed watercolour)

    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 …

  • # 17979

    Patchen, Kenneth (1911-1972)

    Poemscapes

    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 …

  • # 22816

    Hazelwood, Art; Rotzcher, Klaus-Ulrich

    Tora Bora / توره بوره / Black dust : an opera in three acts

    [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 …

  • # 11254

    Baldessari, John (1931-2020)

    Nose Peak

    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, …

  • # 24651

    BALDESSARI, John (1931 - 2020)

    Nose Peak

    Paris : Onestar Press, 2015. First edition. Limited to 250 numbered copies. Octavo, flushcut illustrated wrappers, pp. [126]. 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 …

  • # 24698

    MORGAN, Gary

    The etched works of Mortimer Menpes (1855 – 1938)

    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 …

  • # 24680

    WOOD, Ghislaine

    Art deco 1910-1939

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2008. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 317 pp, illustrated, a fine copy of this lavishly produced exhibition catalogue, now scarce.