Photobooks

  • # 29400

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Decadent 1980 – 2000 (Copy signed by Manuela Furci)

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books and the State Library of Victoria, 2014. Quarto, diecut boards, pp. 251, illustrated. Decadent: 1980-2000 is a photography book showcasing Rennie Ellis’ contribution to photography and social history. With an introduction by photographer and Rennie contemporary William Yang and an essay by photographer and art critic Robert McFarlane, Decadent highlights …

  • # 29398

    ELLIS, Rennie (1940 - 2003)

    Decade 1970-1980

    Melbourne : Hardie Grant Books and the State Library of Victoria, 2013. Quarto, diecut boards, pp. 255, illustrated. New copy. Winner, Best Designed Fully-illustrated Book Over $50, Designers’ Choice Book of the Year, Australian Book Designers Association 2014. ‘His photographs explore the cultures and subcultures of the decade , as well as the emerging decadence and …

  • # 29297

    GRAHAM-STEWART, Michael; McWHANNELL, Francis; DICKSON, Jonathan

    Bitter fruit : Australian photographs to 1963

    Melbourne : Michael Graham-Stewart, 2017. Quarto (285 x 230 mm), cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket, 280 pp, illustrated in colour throughout with hundreds of photographs documenting the collision of Indigenous Australian and European cultures; the photographs, ranging in date from the 1850s to the 1960s and taken in every region of Australia, represent some …

  • # 29137

    EVANS, Joyce (1929 - 2019)

    We had such high hopes : student activism and the peace movement 1949-1952 : a photographic memoir

    Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 183, illustrated. New copy. Some think it all happened in the 1960s but Joyce Evans, acclaimed photographer of Australia’s land and its people, goes back to her youth and memories of her many adventures as a student activist. In 1949, aged 19, she set sail …

  • # 29202

    MOFFATT, Tracey (Australian, b. 1960)

    Tracey Moffatt : Exposition

    Centre cultural de la Fundacio la Caixa, Barcelone, 20 mai-18 juillet 1999, Centro Galego de arte contemporánea, Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, 30 juillet-3 octobre 1999, Centre national de la photographie, Paris, 17 novembre 1999-24 janvier 2000 / exposition organisée et produite par la Fundaciío “la Caixa”, Barcelone et le Centre national de la photographie, Paris. Paris : Centre …

  • # 29183

    HENSON, Bill (1955 - ); GREGG, Simon

    Bill Henson : dark desire

    Sale : Gippsland Art Gallery, 2014. Quarto, illustrated gatefold wrappers, pp. 76, fully illustrated with Henson’s photographs. Essay by Simon Gregg. Limited to 500 copies. An as new copy. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria, 29 November 2014 to 1 February 2015. “‘Dark Desire’ explores Henson’s enduring fascination with darkness …

  • # 19248

    HENSON, Bill.

    Mnemosyne (mint condition – new copy)

    Zurich : Scalo, 2005. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, 501 pp. A massive and extensively illustrated monograph on the famously controversial Melbourne photographer, published in conjunction with the artist’s major survey exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. (Stock image used – the copy being offered is still sealed in plastic). Mint condition – …

  • # 29169

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    Bill Henson

    Deluxe edition with two signed photographs. Paris : Editions Bessard, 2016. Quarto, full silk with lenticular (holographic) cover, pp. [48], all full-page images of Henson’s photographs, paper folder at rear containing a signed photograph of a nude girl measuring 11.5 x 16 cm, housed within a silver-lettered raw silk clamshell box. The deluxe edition, limited to …

  • # 29124

    JERREMS, Carol et al

    Australian Photographers : The Philip Morris Collection

    Melbourne : Philip Morris, 1979. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 108, previous owner’s name to endpaper, illustrated throughout with photographs by Carol Jerrems, Roger Scott, David Moore, Jon Lewis, Micky Allan, Athol Shmith, Max Dupain, Fiona Hall, Rennie Ellis etc.

  • # 29115

    [HENSON, Bill]

    Lux et nox

    Melbourne : Thames and Hudson, 2008. Oblong folio, boards in illustrated dust jacket, unpaginated, 173 colour plates, first Australian edition, first published by Scalo, Zurich in 2002, new copy. A large format survey of Henson’s famous lyrical photographs. Mint condition, still sealed in shrinkwrap. Out of print. ‘Internationally renowned photographer Bill Henson is a passionate …

  • # 29030

    HENSON, Bill

    Principio erat (standard edition A)

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2019. Folio, pictorial laminated boards, pp. [70], several double fold-out pages, printed on high quality matt photographic paper. Principio erat is published in a standard and deluxe edition – described as the ‘Artist’s edition’ by the publisher. The standard edition is published in two variations, each limited to 500 numbered copies. …

  • # 29029

    HENSON, Bill (1955 -)

    The light fades but the gods remain. (Signed deluxe limited edition)

    Melbourne : Thames & Hudson in association with the Monash Gallery of Art, 2019. Quarto, lettered cloth, illustrated dustjacket, pp. 166, extensively illustrated. The deluxe edition, signed by Bill Henson on the half-title, housed in a lettered cloth slipcase. While not stated in the book, personal correspondence with the publisher indicates a print run of …

  • # 28981

    YANG, William (1943 - )

    William Yang : my uncle’s murder.

    Brisbane : Andrew Baker Art Dealer, 2009. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [16], illustrated. Essay by Jacqueline Lo. Fine copy. ‘Born a third–generation Chinese Australian, Yang grew up in Dimbulah on the Atherton Tableland and describes his upbringing as one in which his Chinese ethnicity ‘was suppressed and unacknowledged’. He met a Chinese teacher who encouraged him to …

  • # 28916

    MAGGIA, Filippo (ed.)

    Tracey Moffatt : between dreams and reality

    Milan : Skira Editore, 2006. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 143, illustrated. Tracey Moffatt, with her ‘photographic paintings’, fragments of imaginary or real tales, highlights the contrasts within society and within each individual in an exemplary manner. Through forms and techniques that seem to come from the realm of dreams, subconscious, and myth – between dreams …

  • # 28915

    FLORENCE, Yanni

    Street porn /​ Yanni Florence.

    Melbourne : M.33, 2014. Quarto (350 x 270 mm), linen bound boards with pictorial inlay, pp. [44], illustrated. Limited to 50 copies signed and numbered by the artist. “In this large format book of 26 photographs, Yanni Florence identifies and documents the iterations of a specific and highly charged genre of t-shirts. The photographs position …

  • # 28748

    WEBER, Bruce (1946 - )

    O Rio de Janeiro. A photographic journal

    New York : Afred A. Knopf, 1986. Folio, photo-illustrated cards, a few light stains, a couple of cracks to spine, unpaginated, one page spring and detached, fully illustrated photobook with several fold-out plates. One of the great photo-books of the late twentieth century, O Rio de Janeiro is a luxuriously voyeuristic tour through the streets …