International Artists

  • # 16114

    VALENTINI, Agostini

    I Freschi delle Loggie Vaticane inventati da Raffaele Sanzio

    Illustrati per cura di Agostino Valentini. Rome : Agostino Valentini, n.d.. Folio, publisher’s illustrated papered boards (slightly marked but very good), engraved title page, pp. 42; [2]; 41 steel-engraved plates illustrating Raphael’s frescoes in the Vatican Loggia. Some very light, sparse foxing, else a very good clean copy.

  • # 16109


    Picturae Peristyli Vaticani, manus Raphaelis Sanci in tabulis aereis nova cura expressae, chartisque redditae anno M.DCC.LXXXX.

    Opus immortalitate dignissimum quod honori D.N. Pii VI Pontificis Maximi restitutoris felicium saeculorum Petr. Paulus Montagnanus dedicat devotus sanctitati maiestatique eius et cuius munificentia artes ingenuae revixere cum eo vivat in omne aevum simul aeterno idem praeconio benefacta optimi principis posteritati testetur. Rome : [1790]. Oblong folio (382 x 485 mm), white cloth bound boards …

  • # 16155

    TURNER, J. M. W. (1775 - 1851)

    Liber fluviorum; or, river scenery of France.

    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 …

  • # 16095

    MILLAIS, John Everett (1829 - 1896)

    Millais’s Illustrations. A collection of drawings on wood

    London and New York : Alexander Strahan, 1866. Quarto, later buckram, preserving front panel of original cloth binding, title label to spine, new endpapers, pp. vi; 80 plates of wood engravings after Millais. A collection of illustrations after the pre-Raphaelite illustrator.

  • # 16092

    ARMSTRONG, Sir Walter


    London : Thos. Agnew & Sons, 1902. Two volumes, folio, gilt-lettered cloth, spines sunned, light wear, pp. x; 121; 123 – 292; numerous photo-engravings of Turner’s works, captioned guard papers; accompanied by the buckram portfolio containing loose plated with captioned guard papers (the uppermost of which is soiled). Limited to 350 numbered and initialled copies …

  • # 16082

    ADEMA, Pierre-Marcel; DECAUDIN, Michel

    Album Apollinaire : iconographie [Presentation copy for Sonia Delaunay]

    Réunie et commentée par Pierre-Marcel Adéma et Michel Décaudin. [Paris] : Gallimard, [1971]. First edition. Small octavo, limp full leather with gilt decorated and lettered spine, pictorial dust jacket; a presentation copy, the half title inscribed by the authors for the artist Sonia Delaunay ‘A Madame Sonia Delaunay, en souvenir de simultaneisme, avec le sincère hommage …

  • # 16033

    BARBIER, George (1882-1932)

    La guirlande des mois. Cinquième année, 1921.

    Paris : Meynial, 1920. Duodecimo, pictorial silk, paper dust jacket, illustrated card slipcase (short split to top edge, otherwise very good), all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, pp 137, colour title page, 6 pochoir plates by Barbier; a fine copy. The final year of issue of the annual almanac, exquisitely illustrated by the master of art …

  • # 15930

    FRYBERGER, Betsy et al.

    Picasso : graphic magician. Prints from the Norton Simon Museum

    London : Philip Wilson Publishers, 1998. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp. 175, extensively illustrated. A detailed study of Picasso’s printmaking.

  • # 16119

    LESCURE, Jean

    Album Malraux : iconographie [inscribed by Madeleine Malraux]

    [Paris] : Gallimard, 1986. A presentation copy from André Malraux’s widow, the concert pianist Madeleine Malraux, inscribed on the half title for the art publisher Jacques Damase. Small octavo, limp full leather, spine with gilt ornaments and title; pp 364; illustrated with black and white photographic plates throughout; a fine association copy. Essentially a photographic …

  • # 16270

    [DYSON, Will, et al.]

    [WILL DYSON] Catalogue of exhibitions commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the opening of the Albright Art Gallery.

    Buffalo, N.Y., The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, 1930. Octavo, lettered wrappers, pp. 32, introduction on the Albright Art Gallery, preface by W. M. H., catalogue of works by the artists Albert Andre, Paul Bartlett, Georges Braque, Eva Bernstein, Pierre Bonnard, Mary Cassatt, Paul Cezanne, Gustave Courbet, Andre Derain, Edgar Degas, Charles Dufresne, Raoul Dufy, Ebihara, …

  • # 16037

    MARINETTI, Filippo Tommaso, 1876-1944; RUSSOLO, Luigi, 1885-1947; BOCCIONI, Umberto, 1882-1916, et al.

    Futurism : an archive

    A collection of key manifestos and other ephemeral publications from Futurism’s most vital period, 1910-1913.   The Italian poet Marinetti published his Manifesto del Futurismo in 1909. Above all, his philosophy called for a rejection of the past and a celebration of change; Futurism was the promoter of urban modernity and the power of the machine, as …

  • # 15276

    WOOL, Christopher, b. 1955

    Black Book

    The only book created by American Post-conceptual artist Christopher Wool from his most important series of letter paintings. New York : Thea Westreich and Cologne : Gisella Capitain, 1989. Elephant folio (585 mm tall), black papered boards, title page, 17 screenprints, colophon. Limited to 350 copies signed and numbered by the artist (a further 8 artist’s …

  • # 15938

    PICHON, G.

    Ce labyrinthe qui s’appelle peinture

    Bruxelles : Le Petit-château, 1948. Quarto, illustrated card portfolio (lightly toned), title sheet, 16 cards illustrated with original screenprints, each accompanied by 2 pages of text, colophon sheet. Limited to 50 numbered copies, of which this is number 6; a very good example. This witty and ingenious publication was printed under the direction of Guillaume …

  • # 15937

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)

    Original design by Sonia Delaunay

    Pen on paper, 90 x 75 mm, sheet 240 x 175 mm, initialled by the artist lower right and inscribed by her above the work ‘A Monsieur et Madame Jacob Baal Teshuva. Sonia Delaunay, Paris 20-12-69’; laid down on archival board. Delaunay’s sketched design, in the form of a monogram representing her initials ‘S D’, …

  • # 15969

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874-1961)


    Lionel Lindsay’s handwritten draft for an article on French artist Henri Fantin-Latour, published in Art in Australia, Series 3, No. 8, 1924. Manuscript in pen on rectos of [5] sheets, large octavo (170 x 200 mm), signed at the foot of the text ‘Lionel Lindsay’; old fold lines, clean and complete.

  • # 16036

    ARP, Jean; TANNING, Dorothea

    Dorothea Tanning. Dessins en noir et en couleurs. 16 – 31 Octobre 1961

    Paris : Le Point Cardinal, 1961. Quarto, folded sheet, a couple of very small marks, poem by Jean Arp (Jeux des Epis d’or) with Tanning lithographed illustration, catalogue of 23 works.

  • # 14130

    LEONARDO, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Trichet du Frésne, Raphaël, 1611-1661

    Trattato della pittura di Lionardo da Vinci : nuovamente dato in luce, colla vita dell’ istesso autore, scritta da Rafaelle du Fresne. Si sono giunti tre libri della Pittura, ed il trattato della Statua di Leon Battista Alberti, colla Vita del medesimo. E di nuovo ristampato, corretto ed a maggior perfezione condotto.

    A superb and rare example of the large paper issue of Ricciardo’s 1733 edition of Leonardo’s treatise on painting, the third and most complete edition in Italian. Leonardo’s intention was to describe painting as a science, and he conceived his treatise in two sections: the first is theoretical, outlining the philosophical principles and ideals of painting with particular …

  • # 15760

    PRELINGER, Elizabeth; ROBISON, Andrew

    Edvard Munch : master prints

    London : Prestel Publishing, 2010. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. xvii; 149, illustrated. “Edvard Munch’s images of love, alienation, jealousy, and death – universal human experiences but filtered through events in his own life – are explored through several print series in this catalogue to an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. …

  • # 15774

    BINSKI, Paul and PANATOYOVA, Stella.

    The Cambridge illuminations. Ten centuries of book production in the medieval West

    London : Harvey Miller Publishers, 2005 (reprint). Quarto, illustrated wrappers (slightly creased), pp. 415, extensively illustrated. Catalogue for a stunning exhibition of medieval manuscripts.

  • # 15759

    WOLL, Gerd (1939 - )

    Edvard Munch: The complete graphic works (revised edition)

    London : Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd, 2012. Thick quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 527, extensively illustrated. The definitive reference book on Munch’s prints. 218 colour, 861 black and white illustrations. “Munch’s graphic works have fascinated people all over the world for more than a century. He himself arranged a number of exhibitions of his prints, and was …

  • # 15644

    von HABSBURG, Géza

    Fabergé in America

    London : Thames and Hudson, 1996. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 366, illustrated.

  • # 15445

    [Li Tianbing]

    Li Tianbing

    London : Stephen Friedman Gallery, 2012. Quarto, illustrated boards, half bound with cloth, pp 43. Exhibition catalogue with colour illustrations of works shown.

  • # 15442

    KEVERNE, Roger (ed.)

    Jade : With over 600 photographs of jades from every continent

    London : Aquamarine, second edition, 2010. Quarto, illustrated boards with dustjacket (rubbed), pp 376. A comprehensive survey of jade as an artistic medium, with sections on Chinese carvings, from Neolithic times to the Qing Dynasty, carvings of Japan, Korea and Taiwan, Islamic jade, North American carvings, and European pieces. Fully illustrated with colour photographs.

  • # 11465

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)

    [SONIA DELAUNAY] Trial design in gouache for the cover of Robes poèmes (Paris : Jacques Damase, 1969)

    Gouache on artist’s board, dimensions 320 x 257 mm; verso with a second design (uncompleted); [together with] Sonia Delaunay. Robes poèmes. [Also titled]. Sonia Delaunay 27 tableaux vivants. Paris : Jacques Damase, 1969. Quarto (285 x 195 mm), blue cloth boards with design by Delaunay, in concertina format with 27 full page pochoir illustrations after original designs …

  • # 15443

    RAWSON, Jessica

    Chinese Jade : From Neolithic to the Qing

    Chicago : Art Media Resources, US Edition, 2002. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp 463. Describes over 300 pieces from Sir Joseph Hotung’s collection, spanning Chinese history from the neolithic period to the Qing dynasty. With 420 colour and 310 black and white illustrations.

  • # 15448

    Tai Xiangzhou : Mind Without Distraction

    Hong Kong : Plum Blossums Gallery, 2012. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp 45, with one foldout. Illustrated in full colour with text in English and Chinese.

  • # 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 …

  • # 15776

    ENGBERG, Siri

    Edward Ruscha Editions 1959-1999. Catalogue raisonné.

    Minneapolis : Walker Art Center, 1999. First edition. Two volumes, quarto, lettered paperd boards, pp. 127; 156, extensively illustrated, housed in a lettered cloth slipcase. The substantial reference for Ruscha’s books and prints.

  • # 15640

    MOURLOT, Fernand

    Picasso lithographs

    Boston Book and Art Publisher. Paris : Sauret, 1970. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp 299, extensively illustrated. Single volume edition (with revisions) of the four volume catalogue raisonne.

  • # 15289

    KOONS, Jeff

    Jeff Koons

    Chicago : Museum of Contemporary Art, 1988. Quarto, cards in paper dust jacket, pp. 40, illustrated. A near mint copy. Printed in an edition of 2500 copies. Scarce early retrospective catalogue.

  • # 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 …

  • # 15128


    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.

  • # 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.

  • # 15120


    The Chunzaizhai Collection : a Xuande ‘fish’ stem cup

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

  • # 15119


    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

  • # 15115

    [Ben Janssens Oriental Art]

    Ben Janssens Oriental Art 2012

    London : Ben Janssens Oriental Art, 2012. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp 190 (minor annotations on title page). Catalogue featuring a wide range of jade, porcelain, and sculptural pieces, all illustrated in colour.

  • # 15113

    [Berwald Oriental Art]

    Berwald Oriental Art : Spring 2008

    New York : Berwald Oriental Art, 2008. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 95. Exhibition catalogue with sections on early wares (from the Han Dynasty onwards), porcelain, and sculpture.

  • # 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

    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.

  • # 15098

    [Art Basel]

    Art | Basel | Miami Beach VIP invitation

    Basel : Art Basel, 2010. VIP Invitation consisting of VIP Program for the show, invitation to the Welcome Reception, list of exhibiting artists, public lecture invitation, VIP Card, and additional information regarding transport and accommodation.

  • # 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’.

  • # 15092

    CAUGHEY, Elizabeth; GOW, John

    Contemporary New Zealand Art 2

    Auckland : David Bateman, 1999. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 111. The second book in the series reviewing the works of New Zealand artists across the twentieth century. Shows over 100 works from 20 artists across a range of artistic styles.

  • # 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

    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 …

  • # 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.

  • # 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.

  • # 15046

    [The Art Institute of Chicago]

    From Poussin to Matisse : The Russian taste for French Painting

    A loan exhibition from the U.S.S.R. Chicago : The Art Institute of Chicago, 1990. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, pp 168. Featuring works on loan from the Hermitage and the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, this monograph details the Russian passion for French artists spanning three hundred years of collecting. Works are reproduced in full colour, …

  • # 14859


    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 …

  • # 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. 

  • # 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.